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The Shawshank Redemption
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

9.3 R
Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: September. 23,1994
Duration: 142min
Country: US
Original Language: en
Plot: Due to his wife's and her lover's murders in 1947, young banker Andy is sentenced to life in prison. Shortly afterward, Andy made an effort to become close to the well-known Red among the inmates, and the two grew to know one another. Andy then utilized his professional expertise to assist the prison administration in avoiding paying taxes and in money laundering while simultaneously earning the respect of the inmates through his interactions with Red. Though, like Rhett, he appeared to have moved from hatred of the wall to tolerance of it, his deep-seated need for freedom continued to drive him toward his aspirations.
Cast: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown
Keywords: based on novel or book, friendship, prison, corruption, police brutality, redemption, hope, delinquent, prison cell, parole board

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The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)

7.3 NR
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 1955-12-26
Duration: 119min
Country: US
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Basquiat (1996)

6.9
Genre: Drama, History
Release Date: 1996-08-09
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The Godfather Part II
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The Godfather Part II (1974)

9 R
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Release Date: 1974-12-20
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The Poseidon Adventure
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The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

7.1 PG
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Release Date: 1972-12-13
Duration: 117min
Country: US
Cast: Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Carol Lynley, Roddy McDowall
To Die For
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To Die For (1995)

6.8 R
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Release Date: 1995-09-29
Duration: 106min
Country: US
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Dances with Wolves
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Dances with Wolves (1990)

8 PG-13
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Release Date: 1990-11-09
Duration: 181min
Country: US
Cast: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant, Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman
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The Hours (2002)

7.5 PG-13
Genre: Drama
Release Date: 2002-12-27
Duration: 114min
Country: US
Plot: Michael Cunningham's novel The Hours served as the inspiration for the movie. It depicts the lives of three women linked by Virginia Woolf's novel Mrs. Dalloway. Author Virginia Woolf wrote the story in 1923. She is suicidal and sad. 1951 reader Laura Brown is the one reading the book. She's pregnant and miserable. Clarissa Vaughan, known in 2001 as Mrs. Dalloway. She is planning a party for her AIDS-stricken pal.
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The Terminal
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: 2004-06-17
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

8.3 NR
Genre: Drama
Release Date: 1962-12-25
Duration: 129min
Country: US
Cast: Mary Badham, Gregory Peck, Phillip Alford, John Megna, Frank Overton
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The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

8.1 NR
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Release Date: 1940-03-15
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Titanic (2017)

7.9 PG-13
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Release Date: 2017-12-01
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Full Metal Jacket (1987)

8.3 R
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Release Date: 1987-06-26
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Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)

6.7 R
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Release Date: 1995-12-01
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
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Release Date: 2002-12-18
Duration: 179min
Country: US
Plot: Following his capitulation to Sauron, the white wizard Saruman assumed command of the Rohan Kingdom's ruler and dispatched a sizable army of orcs bent on eradicating the human species. Assisting the Kingdom of Rohan in fending off the orc invasion are Aragorn, Legolas, and Kinley under the leadership of Gandalf. Once the talking Tree Spirit saves Pippin and Mellie, they run across a "resurrected" Gandalf, who looks after them and drives them to a Tree Spirit conference. Ahead of him, at the gateway to the Mountain Range of Doom, is where Frodo finds himself—led by Gollum.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

9 PG-13
Release Date: 2003-12-17
Duration: 201min
Country: US
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