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Victoria & Abdul
  • Victoria & Abdul (2017)
  • Drama, History
  • Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
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Victoria & Abdul
Papillon
  • Papillon (2017)
  • Drama, History, Crime
  • Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld, is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, where he forges a strong friendship with Louis Dega, a counterfeiter who needs his protection.
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Papillon
Darkest Hour
  • Darkest Hour (2017)
  • Drama, History
  • A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.
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Darkest Hour
6 Days
  • 6 Days (2017)
  • Drama, Action, History, Thriller
  • London, England, April 1980. Six terrorists assault the Embassy of Iran and take hostages. For six days, tense negotiations are held while the authorities decide whether a military squad should intervene.
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6 Days
The Post
  • The Post (2017)
  • Drama, History
  • A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
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The Post
The Death of Stalin
  • The Death of Stalin (2017)
  • Comedy, History
  • When tyrannical dictator Josef Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria, the sadistic secret police chief.
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The Death of Stalin
Hostiles
  • Hostiles (2017)
  • Drama, History, Western
  • A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.
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Hostiles
Goodbye Christopher Robin
  • Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
  • History, Family
  • The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.
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Goodbye Christopher Robin
Churchill
  • Churchill (2017)
  • Drama, History
  • A ticking-clock thriller following Winston Churchill in the 24 hours before D-Day.
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Churchill
The Zookeeper's Wife
  • The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
  • Drama, History
  • The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.
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The Zookeeper's Wife
Detroit
  • Detroit (2017)
  • Drama, History, Thriller, Crime
  • A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
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Detroit
Battle of the Sexes
  • Battle of the Sexes (2017)
  • Drama, Comedy, History
  • The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.
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Battle of the Sexes
The Man Who Invented Christmas
  • The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
  • Drama, Comedy, History
  • In 1843, despite the fact that Dickens is a successful writer, the failure of his latest book puts his career at a crossroads, until the moment when, struggling with inspiration and confronting reality with his childhood memories, a new character is born in the depths of his troubled mind; an old, lonely, embittered man, so vivid, so human, that a whole world grows around him, a story so inspiring that changed the meaning of Christmas forever.
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The Man Who Invented Christmas
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House
  • Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
  • Drama, History, Thriller
  • The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
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Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House
The Wizard of Lies
  • The Wizard of Lies (2017)
  • Drama, History, Thriller, Crime
  • A look behind the scenes at Bernie Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme, how it was perpetrated on the public and the trail of destruction it left in its wake, both for the victims and Madoff's family.
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The Wizard of Lies
The Man with the Iron Heart
  • The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)
  • Action, History, Thriller, War
  • With the Third Reich is at his peak in 1942, the Czech resistance in London plans the most ambitious military operation of WWII – Anthropoid. Two young recruits are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reinhardt Heydrich – head of the SS, the Gestapo and the architect of the Final Solution.
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The Man with the Iron Heart
Temple
  • Temple (2017)
  • Horror, History
  • Three American tourists follow a mysterious map deep into the jungles of Japan searching for an ancient temple. When spirits entrap them, their adventure quickly becomes a horrific nightmare.
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Temple
Newsies: The Broadway Musical
  • Newsies: The Broadway Musical (2017)
  • History, Music, Romance
  • The rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged 'newsies,' who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. When publishing titans raise distribution prices at the newsboys' expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies newsies from across the city to strike and take a stand for what's right.
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Newsies: The Broadway Musical
LBJ
  • LBJ (2017)
  • Drama, History
  • The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
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LBJ
My Friend Dahmer
  • My Friend Dahmer (2017)
  • Drama, History
  • Jeffrey Dahmer struggles with a difficult family life as a young boy. During his teenage years he slowly transforms, edging closer to the serial killer he was to become.
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My Friend Dahmer
First They Killed My Father
  • First They Killed My Father (2017)
  • Drama, History, War
  • A 5-year-old girl embarks on a harrowing quest for survival amid the sudden rise and terrifying reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.
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First They Killed My Father
Final Portrait
  • Final Portrait (2017)
  • Drama, History
  • Paris, 1964. The Swiss sculptor and painter Alberto Giacometti, one of the most accomplished and respected artists of his generation, asks his friend, the American writer James Lord, to sit for a portrait, assuring him that it will take no longer than two or three hours, an afternoon at the most.
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Final Portrait
Get Me Roger Stone
  • Get Me Roger Stone (2017)
  • History, Documentary
  • From his days of testifying at the Watergate hearings to advising recent presidential candidate Donald Trump, Roger Stone has long offended people on both sides of the political fence as a force in conservative America. Outspoken author, pundit, ahead of his time election strategist, this is his story.
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Get Me Roger Stone
Viceroy's House
  • Viceroy's House (2017)
  • Drama, History
  • In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.
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Viceroy's House
My Generation
  • My Generation (2017)
  • History, Documentary, Music
  • The vivid and inspiring story of British film icon Michael Caine's personal journey through 1960s swinging London.
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My Generation
Tokyo Trial
  • Tokyo Trial (2017)
  • Drama, History, War
  • In the wake of World War II, 11 Allied judges are tasked with weighing the fates of Japanese war criminals in a tense international trial.
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Tokyo Trial
LA 92
  • LA 92 (2017)
  • History, Documentary
  • Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, LA 92 immerses viewers in that tumultuous period through stunning and rarely seen archival footage.
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LA 92
Maze
  • Maze (2017)
  • Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
  • Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP Maze, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.
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Maze
The Lost Wife of Robert Durst
  • The Lost Wife of Robert Durst (2017)
  • Drama, History, Thriller, Crime, TV Movie
  • Young and wide-eyed, Kathie falls in love with charming yet quirky real estate scion Robert Durst, only to find their marriage turning stranger, darker and more disturbing as time passes.
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The Lost Wife of Robert Durst
Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992
  • Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992 (2017)
  • History, Documentary
  • An in-depth look at the culture of Los Angeles in the ten years leading up to the 1992 uprising that erupted after the verdict of police officers cleared of beating Rodney King.
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Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992