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Ali 2001

In 1964, a brash new pro boxer, fresh from his olympic gold medal victory, explodes on to the scene, Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self confidence with his unapologetic belief that he is the greatest boxer of all time. To his credit, he sets out to prove that with his highly agile and forceful style soon making him a formidable boxer who soon claims the heavyweight championship. His personal life is no less noteworthy with his allegiance to the Nation of Islam, his friendship with the controversial Malcolm X and his abandonment of his slave name in favour of Muhammad Ali stirring up controversy. Yet, at the top of his game, both Ali's personal and professional lives face the ultimate test with the military draft rules are changed, making him eligible for military induction during the Vietnam War. Despite the fact that he could easily agree to a sweetheart deal that would have meant an easy tour of duty for himself, Ali refuses to submit on principle to cooperate in an unjust war for a racist nation that treated his people so poorly. The cost of that stand is high as he finds himself unable to legally box in his own country while his case is contested in court. What follows is a battle for a man who would sacrifice so much for what he believes in and a comeback that would cement his legend as one of the great sports figures of all time.

Director: Michael Mann

Stars: Will Smith,Jamie Foxx,Jon Voight,Mario Van Peebles

6.8 IMDB Rating 1,849 Views
The Last King of Scotland 2006

In the early 1970s, Nicholas Garrigan, a young semi-idealistic Scottish doctor, comes to Uganda to assist in a rural hospital. Once there, he soon meets up with the new President, Idi Amin, who promises a golden age for the African nation. Garrigan hits it off immediately with the rabid Scotland fan, who soon offers him a senior position in the national health department and becomes one of Amin's closest advisers. However as the years pass, Garrigan cannot help but notice Amin's increasingly erratic behavior that grows beyond a legitimate fear of assassination into a murderous insanity that is driving Uganda into bloody ruin. Realizing his dire situation with the lunatic leader unwilling to let him go home, Garrigan must make some crucial decisions that could mean his death if the despot finds out.

Director: Kevin Macdonald

Stars: Forest Whitaker,James McAvoy,Kerry Washington,Gillian Anderson

7.7 IMDB Rating 2,114 Views
Pelé: Birth of a Legend 2016

Pele's meteoric rise from the slums of Sao Paulo to leading Brazil to its first World Cup victory at the age of 17 is chronicled in this biographical drama.

Director: Jeff Zimbalist,Michael Zimbalist

Stars: Kevin de Paula,Leonardo Lima Carvalho,Seu Jorge,Mariana Nunes

7.3 IMDB Rating 2,928 Views
In the Heart of the Sea 2015

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. But that told only half the story. "In the Heart of the Sea" reveals the encounter's harrowing aftermath, as the ship's surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive. Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into question their deepest beliefs, from the value of their lives to the morality of their trade, as their captain searches for direction on the open sea and his first mate still seeks to bring the great whale down.

Director: Ron Howard

Stars: Chris Hemsworth,Benjamin Walker,Cillian Murphy,Brendan Gleeson

6.9 IMDB Rating 4,074 Views
Burning Blue 2013

Following two fatal aircraft accidents aboard an Aircraft Carrier, a government agent is placed aboard the ship. His mission is to determine what may be at the root of these mishaps and prevent the inevitable third chain breaking accident which abruptly changes course when a sailor reports seeing one of the top ranking fighter pilots in a gay club. The aviator and three of his squadron mates and their spouses all become the subject of a deadly modern day witch hunt entangling them in a web of jealousy and deceit which tests their concept of love, friendship and honor and changes their lives forever.

Director: D.M.W. Greer

Stars: Trent Ford,Tammy Blanchard,Morgan Spector,Rob Mayes

5.7 IMDB Rating 1,273 Views
Jobs 2013

The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

Director: Joshua Michael Stern

Stars: Ashton Kutcher,Dermot Mulroney,Josh Gad,Lukas Haas

5.9 IMDB Rating 1,721 Views
Born to Be Blue 2015

Born to be Blue starring Ethan Hawke is a re-imagining of jazz trumpeter Chet Baker's life in the 60's. When Chet stars in a film about himself, a romance heats up with his costar, the enigmatic Jane (Carmen Ejogo). Production is shelved when Chet's past comes back to haunt him and it appears he may never play music again but Jane challenges him to mount a musical comeback against all the odds.

Stars: Ethan Hawke,Carmen Ejogo,Callum Rennie,Tony Nappo

7.0 IMDB Rating 892 Views
Kilo Two Bravo 2014

In September 2006, a 3 man patrol of Paras sets off from their outpost overlooking Kajaki Dam in southern Afghanistan, to engage the Taliban. As they make their way across a dried out river bed one of them steps on a mine left from the Russian occupation some 25 years before. His colleagues rush to his aid only to find they are surrounded by mines and every move threatens serious injury or death.

Director: Paul Katis

Stars: David Elliot,Mark Stanley,Scott Kyle,Benjamin O'Mahony

7.1 IMDB Rating 1,496 Views
A Futile & Stupid Gesture 2017

In the 1970s and '80s, National Lampoon's success and influence creates a new media empire overseen in part by the brilliant and troubled Doug Kenney.

Stars: Emmy Rossum,Domhnall Gleeson,Natasha Lyonne,Finn Wittrock

908 Views
The Pride of the Yankees 1942

Biopic traces the life of Lou Gehrig, famous baseball player who played in 2130 consecutive games before falling at age 37 to ALS, a deadly nerve disease which now bears his name. Gehrig is followed from his childhood in New York until his famous 'Luckiest Man' speech at his farewell day in 1939.

Director: Sam Wood

Stars: Gary Cooper,Teresa Wright,Babe Ruth,Walter Brennan

7.8 IMDB Rating 469 Views