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Snowden
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Snowden (2016)

7.3 R
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Release Date: September. 16,2016
Duration: 134min
Country: US
Original Language: en
Director: Oliver Stone
Plot: Top contractor Edward Snowden quits the National Security Agency after growing disillusioned with the intelligence establishment. He is now aware that an enormous amount of data is being gathered to monitor all digital communications, not just from foreign governments and terrorist organizations but also from regular Americans. Snowden finds himself viewed as a hero by some, a traitor by others, and a wanted man once he decides to release this sensitive material.
Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson
Keywords: biography, surveillance, political thriller, national security agency (nsa), whistleblower, idealism, idealist, fighting the system, five eyes

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Rocketman
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Rocketman (2019)

7.3 R
Genre: Drama, Music
Release Date: 2019-05-31
Duration: 121min
Country: US
Cast: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard, Gemma Jones
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Nina (2016)

5.4 NR
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Genre: Drama, Music
Release Date: 2016-04-22
Duration: 90min
Cast: Zoe Saldaña, David Oyelowo, Mike Epps, Ella Thomas, Ronald Guttman
The Last Emperor
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The Last Emperor (1987)

7.7 PG-13
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Genre: Drama, History
Release Date: 1987-11-20
Duration: 163min
Country: IT
Cast: John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Ruocheng Ying, Victor Wong
GoodFellas
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GoodFellas (1990)

8.7 R
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 1990-09-19
Duration: 145min
Country: US
Cast: Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino
Jigsaw
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Jigsaw (1990)

4.8
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release Date: 1990-01-01
Duration: 85min
Country: AU
Cast: Rebecca Gibney, Nico Lathouris
Gandhi
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Gandhi (1982)

8 PG
Genre: Drama, History
Release Date: 1982-12-08
Duration: 191min
Country: US
Cast: Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard
The Conversation
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The Conversation (1974)

7.7 PG
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Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Release Date: 1974-04-07
Duration: 113min
Country: US
Cast: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest, Cindy Williams
Catch Me If You Can
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 2002-12-25
Duration: 141min
Country: US
Plot: Con artist Frank Abagnale Jr. poses as a pilot, physician, attorney, and other professional. He leads a lavish lifestyle and writes fraudulent cheques. An FBI agent named Carl Hanratty follows him everywhere. Although Frank enjoys the game, he still longs for his family. When Carl finally catches up with Frank, he not only befriends him.
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Nathalie Baye
Capote
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Capote (2005)

7.3 R
Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 2005-09-30
Duration: 114min
Country: US
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins Jr., Bruce Greenwood, Bob Balaban
The King
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Genre: Drama, History, War
Release Date: 2019-10-11
Duration: 140min
Country: US
Plot: The King narrates the tale of Henry "Hal," Prince of Wales, also known as King Henry V of England, and is loosely based on Shakespeare's Henriad tetralogy. Hal, a gloomy pacifist who was at odds with his ailing father, came to the throne in the face of betrayal and provocation from all quarters, most notably from the King and Dauphin of France. Hal is hesitant to pursue a military career, but he ultimately launches a full-scale attack on France. His status as one of the greatest warrior monarchs of medieval England is thereafter cemented by his victory at the brutal Battle of Agincourt.
Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris, Tom Glynn-Carney, Lily-Rose Depp
The Straight Story
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The Straight Story (1999)

8 G
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: 1999-10-15
Duration: 112min
Country: US
Cast: Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton, Everett McGill, Kevin Farley
The Pianist
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Genre: Drama, War
Release Date: 2002-12-25
Duration: 150min
Country: PL
Plot: During World War II, a gifted Polish Jewish pianist goes into hiding to avoid the Nazis. He lived in the Warsaw ghetto, starved and humiliated, under constant threat of death. He evaded a blanket search and hid in the ruins of the city. Fortunately, his musical talent moved a German officer, and under the protection of the officer, the pianist finally survived the end of the war and ushered in the dawn of freedom.
Cast: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Emilia Fox
Schindler's List
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Schindler's List (1993)

9 R
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release Date: 1993-12-15
Duration: 195min
Country: US
Cast: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Jonathan Sagall
A Beautiful Mind
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Release Date: 2001-12-21
Duration: 135min
Country: US
Plot: When John Nash Jr. was a graduate student, he developed the well-known game theory that has influenced several industries, including the military and the economy. Nevertheless, schizophrenia hampered Nash's exceptional insight. Surrounded by his wife Alicia, Nash fights an illness that has destroyed many before him. With sheer determination, he carried on working as before for over a decade and was granted the Nobel Prize in 1994.
Cast: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ed Harris, Paul Bettany, Christopher Plummer
The Girl on the Train
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The Girl on the Train (2016)

6.5 R
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Release Date: 2016-10-07
Duration: 112min
Country: US
Cast: Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans