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7.50/10
1,408 Votes
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Escape from Alcatraz tells the story of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. In 29 years, the seemingly impenetrable federal penitentiary, which housed Al Capone and "Birdman" Robert Stroud, was only broken once - by three men never heard of again.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 111 min.
  • Language: English

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Girl, Interrupted (1999)

7.60/10
2,014 Votes
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Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line between normal and crazy. Susanna soon realizes how hard it is to get out once she has been committed, and she ultimately has to choose between the world of people who belong inside or the difficult world of reality outside.

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Capote (2005)

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  • Duration: 114 min.
  • Language: English

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Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

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An Officer and a Spy (2019)

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In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's Island.

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The Elephant Man (1980)

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  • Duration: 124 min.
  • Language: English

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Mesrine: Killer Instinct (2008)

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Auto Focus (2002)

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  • Language: English

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The Professor and the Madman (2019)

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Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

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Schindler's List (1993)

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The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

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A Prayer Before Dawn (2018)

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The true story of Billy Moore, an English boxer incarcerated in Thailand's most notorious prison. Thrown into a world of drugs and violence, he finds his best chance to escape is to fight his way out in Muay Thai tournaments.

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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)

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Ford v Ferrari (2019)

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2,084 Votes
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GoodFellas (1990)

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Rocketman (2019)

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First Man (2018)

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BlacKkKlansman (2018)

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7.50/10
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