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Selma

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Selma (2014)

PG-13 127 min - History, Drama - December 25, 2014
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"Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

Director:  Ava DuVernay
Writers:  Paul Webb
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Saving Private Ryan

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Saving Private Ryan (1998)

R 169 min - Drama, History, War - July 24, 1998
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As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.

Director:  Steven Spielberg
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Saving Mr. Banks

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Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

PG-13 125 min - Comedy, Drama, History - December 20, 2013
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Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.

Director:  John Lee Hancock
Writers:  Kelly Marcel, Sue Smith

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Red Army

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Red Army (2014)

PG 76 min - Documentary, History - August 13, 2014
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From Oscar and Emmy award winning filmmakers, Red Army highlights the Soviet Union's legendary and enigmatic hockey training culture and world-dominating team through the eyes of the team's Captain Slava Fetisov, following his shift from hockey star and celebrated national hero to political enemy. The film turns a unique lens on the social and cultural transformation of the Soviet Union leading up to the fall of Communism, mirroring the rise and fall of the Red Army team. A film by Gabe Polsky and Executive Producers Werner Herzog and Jerry Weintraub.

Director:  Gabe Polsky
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Red Tails

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Red Tails (2012)

PG-13 125 min - Drama, Action, Adventure, History, War - January 20, 2012
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The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.

Director:  Anthony Hemingway

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The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War ...

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Pompeii

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Pompeii (2014)

PG-13 105 min - Action, Adventure, History, Romance, Drama - February 21, 2014
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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.

Director:  Paul W.S. Anderson
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Parkland

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Parkland (2013)

PG-13 93 min - History, Drama, Thriller, Mystery - October 4, 2013
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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.

Director:  Peter Landesman

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The Monuments Men

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The Monuments Men (2014)

PG-13 118 min - War, Drama, History, Action - February 20, 2014
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Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of WWII to rescue the world’s artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their rightful owners. With the art hidden behind enemy lines, how could these guys hope to succeed?

Director:  George Clooney
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Miracle

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Miracle (2004)

PG 135 min - Drama, History - February 6, 2004
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In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, put a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic Games. Despite the long odds, Team USA carried the pride of a nation yearning for a distraction from world events. With the world watching, the team rose to the occasion, prompting broadcaster Al Michaels' now famous question to the millions viewing at home: "Do you believe in miracles?" Yes!

Director:  Gavin O'Connor
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

PG-13 141 min - Drama, History - December 25, 2013
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A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

Director:  Justin Chadwick

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