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PM Narendra Modi
  • PM Narendra Modi (2019)
  • Drama, History
  • Biopic on Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India.
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PM Narendra Modi
Patton
  • Patton (1970)
  • Drama, History, War
  • "Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's numerous faults such his temper and habit towards insubordination.
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Patton
Public Enemies
  • Public Enemies (2009)
  • Drama, History, Crime
  • Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, Hoover makes Dillinger his first Public Enemy Number One and assigns his top agent, Melvin Purvis, the task of bringing him in dead or alive.
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Public Enemies
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
  • Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017)
  • History
  • The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
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Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
Patriots Day
  • Patriots Day (2016)
  • Drama, History, Thriller
  • An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
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Patriots Day
Pompeii
  • Pompeii (2014)
  • Adventure, Drama, Action, History, Romance
  • Set in 79 A.D., POMPEII tells the epic story of Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his beloved as the once magnificent Pompeii crumbles around him.
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Pompeii
Pretty Baby
  • Pretty Baby (1978)
  • Drama, History
  • Hattie (Susan Sarandon), a New Orleans hooker, meets a photographer named Bellocq (Keith Carradine) at her brothel one night and, after he photographs her, he befriends her 12-year-old daughter, Violet (Brooke Shields). When Violet is brought on as a working girl by her mother's madam and Hattie skips town to get married, Violet quickly loses her innocence and focuses on reuniting with Bellocq. But a life with Bellocq is compromised for Violet after her mother returns to town.
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Pretty Baby
Peterloo
Peterloo
Parkland
  • Parkland (2013)
  • Drama, History, Thriller, Mystery
  • November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real time, a handful of individuals forced to make split-second decisions after an event that would change their lives and forever alter the world’s landscape.
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Parkland
Paul, Apostle of Christ
  • Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)
  • Drama, History
  • Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul -- the apostle who's bound in chains and held captive in Nero's darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the shadows of his past misdeeds, Paul wonders if he's been forgotten as he awaits his grisly execution. Before Paul's death, Luke resolves to write another book that details the birth of what will come to be known as the church.
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Paul, Apostle of Christ
Pegasus Bridge
  • Pegasus Bridge (2019)
  • Action, History, War
  • In the early hours of the 6th of June 1944 Allied Airborne Forces launched one of most daring assaults in history. 181 men in 6 gliders landed at night to capture two bridges vital to the success of the D-Day landings, one of these would become known as Pegasus Bridge.
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Pegasus Bridge
Paradise Road
  • Paradise Road (1997)
  • Drama, History, War
  • Paradise Road is a 1997 film which tells the story of a group of English, American, Dutch and Australian women who are imprisoned in Sumatra during World War II. It was directed by Bruce Beresford and stars Glenn Close as beatific Adrienne Pargiter, Frances McDormand as the brash Dr. Verstak, Pauline Collins as missionary Margaret Drummond (based on missionary Margaret Dryburgh), Julianna Margulies as American socialite Topsy Merritt, Jennifer Ehle as British doyenne and model Rosemary Leighton Jones, Cate Blanchett as Australian nurse Susan McCarthy and Elizabeth Spriggs as dowager Imogene Roberts. Basing his picture on real events, Bruce Beresford tells the story of a vocal orchestra created by the women in a Japanese P.O.W. camp, a classic survivors' tale extolling women's ability to survive hardship and atrocity through perseverance, solidarity and creativity.
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Paradise Road
Passchendaele
  • Passchendaele (2008)
  • Drama, History, Romance, War
  • Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The "Fighting Tenth" with the 1st Canadian Division and participated in all major Canadian battles of the war, and set the record for highest number of individual bravery awards for a single battle
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Passchendaele
Prince of Foxes
  • Prince of Foxes (1949)
  • Adventure, Drama, History
  • In 1500, Duke Cesare Borgia hopes to marry his sister (widowed by poison) to the heir apparent of Ferrara, which impedes his conquest of central Italy. On this delicate mission he sends Andrea Orsini, his sister's lover and nearly as unscrupulous as himself. En route, Orsini meets Camilla Verano, wife of the count of Citta' del Monte (Borgia's next intended conquest); and sentiment threatens to turn him against his deadly master, whom no one betrays twice...
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Prince of Foxes
Passage to Marseille
  • Passage to Marseille (1944)
  • Adventure, Drama, History
  • Matrac (Humphrey Bogart) is a freedom-loving French journalist who sacrifices his happiness and security to battle Nazi tyranny.
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Passage to Marseille
PQ17: An Arctic Convoy Disaster
  • PQ17: An Arctic Convoy Disaster (2014)
  • History, Documentary
  • Jeremy Clarkson tells the dramatic story of the Arctic convoys of the Second World War, from Russia to the freezing Arctic Ocean.
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PQ17: An Arctic Convoy Disaster
Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers
  • Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers (2011)
  • Action, History, War
  • Untold and lost history. A true story of the American Pathfinders, the volunteer paratroopers whose deadly mission was to land 30 minutes before the Normandy invasion, locate and mark strategic "drop zones" and set up the top-secret navigation equipment needed to guide the main airborne assault on D-Day.
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Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers
Plymouth Adventure
  • Plymouth Adventure (1952)
  • Adventure, Drama, History
  • The story of the voyage of the "Mayflower" in its historic voyage across the Atlantic to the New World. The passenger list includes John Alden and Priscilla Mullins among those who made the 96-day storm-filled crossing. Along the way the Captain has an ill-starred romance with the wife of a religious fanatic that ends in a sudden, dramatic way off the coast of Cape Cod.
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Plymouth Adventure
Princess Caraboo
  • Princess Caraboo (1994)
  • Drama, Comedy, History, Mystery
  • Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that the woman is a princess from a far away land. She is then welcomed by a family of haughty aristocrats that only wants to heighten their prestige. However, the local reporter is not at all convinced she is what she claims to be and investigates. Is Caraboo really a princess?
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Princess Caraboo
Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis
  • Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis (2018)
  • History, Documentary
  • This documentary looks at the factors that led to the 2008 financial crisis and the efforts made by then Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President Timothy Geithner, and Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke to save the United States from an economic collapse.
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Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis
Pompeii: The Last Day
  • Pompeii: The Last Day (2003)
  • Drama, Action, History, Foreign
  • In 79 AD, one of the infamous natural disasters in human history occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted. With speculative dramatizations of various inhabitants' final hours along with detailed documentation of the known facts concerning the eruption, the horrific day is vividly brought to life.
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Pompeii: The Last Day
Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz
  • Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz (2018)
  • History, Documentary
  • A fascinating portrait of Ben Ferencz, the last surviving Nuremberg Trial prosecutor, who continues to wage his lifelong crusade in the fight for law and peace.
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Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz
Prince Vladimir
  • Prince Vladimir (2006)
  • Animation, Drama, History
  • The plot follows the events surrounding Vladimir from childhood and into adulthood. In the beginning of the film, being under the influence of the high priest Krivzha, the Prince is a young, impulsive and cruel pagan. Fighting for supreme power, Vladimir wins a battle that kills his brother. Regretting what he has done, Vladimir does not suspect a conspiracy between the priest and the Pechenegs. Vladimir is concerned about gathering the Slavic tribes into one united state. Solving this major task, he faces obstacles, which Vladimir overcomes in the end, defeating Krivzha and winning the battle against Kurya, a Pecheneg chief.
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Prince Vladimir
Proteus - A Nineteenth Century Vision
  • Proteus - A Nineteenth Century Vision (2004)
  • Animation, History, Documentary
  • The animated documentary Proteus explores the nineteenth century's engagement with the undersea world through science, technology, painting, poetry and myth. The central figure of the film is biologist and artist Ernst Haeckel, who found in the depths of the sea an ecstatic and visionary fusion of science and art.
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Proteus - A Nineteenth Century Vision
Pictures from a Revolution
  • Pictures from a Revolution (1991)
  • History, Documentary
  • In 1981, Susan Meiselas published "Nicaragua, June 1978 to July 1979," 70 photographs she took documenting the Sandanista revolution. Ten years later, Meiselas returns looking for the people who appear in the photographs: where are they now, what do they remember, what do they think of their country and of the revolution? She finds a woman who buried her husband when she was 14; she talks to those who fought the Guarda Nacional - some are disillusioned, some still have the fervor of revolution; she talks to mothers about their sons; she finds a Guarda member who became a Contra. And she offers her own reflections on time and history and on the moment and meaning of a photograph.
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Pictures from a Revolution
Project Censored the Movie
  • Project Censored the Movie (2013)
  • History, Documentary, War
  • 'Project Censored: The Movie' explores media censorship in our society by exposing important stories that corporate media fails to report/under report. Using the media watchdog group, Project Censored, as their road map, two fathers from California decided to make a documentary film that will help to end the reign of Junk Food News that Corporate Media continues to feed the American people.
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Project Censored the Movie
Paradise Club
  • Paradise Club (2017)
  • Drama, History
  • During the height of the social revolution, a young dancer searches for salvation when she chooses to leave paradise.
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Paradise Club
Ponnar Shankar
  • Ponnar Shankar (2011)
  • History
  • Ponner Sankar is based on historical novel written by Kalangir M. Karunanidhi. Story is about the two warriors, both are brothers named Ponner and Sankar living in Kongu Nadu (present day Coimbatore, Erode etc..). This is a historical movie and these two warriors are even worshipped today at most of the above mentioned part of Tamil Nadu.
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Ponnar Shankar
Polycarp
  • Polycarp (2015)
  • Drama, History
  • Anna, a young slave girl, is rescued and adopted by Christians in 2ND Century Smyrna, and befriended by their aged bishop, Polycarp. As Anna is taught by Polycarp and her new family, she struggles to reconcile her beliefs with those of the Christians. When the Roman proconsul demands that all citizens worship Caesar to show their allegiance to Rome, Polycarp and the Christians must find courage to stand for their faith against the growing threat of persecution. Anna is forced to come to grips with the truth and choose whom she is willing to live, and die for.
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Polycarp
Price for Peace
  • Price for Peace (2002)
  • History, Documentary, War
  • Steven Spielberg, historian Stephen E. Ambrose, and director James Moll bring us a film with firsthand accounts chronicling the unforgettable events in the Pacific Theater of World War II. From the bombing of Pearl Harbor through the American occupation of Japan in 1945, this powerful documentary depicts the strength and courage of America's youth, while examining how these brave men and women dealt with being thrust into this tremendously brutal chapter of world history.
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Price for Peace