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300 300 (2007)
In 480 BC, the Persian king Xerxes sends his massive army to conquer Greece. The Greek city of Sparta houses its finest warriors, and 300 of these soldiers are chosen to meet the Persians at...

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Chernobyl Chernobyl (2019)
In April 1986, a huge explosion erupted at the Chernobyl nuclear power station in northern Ukraine. This series follows the stories of the men and women, who tried to contain the disaster, as well...

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Casino Casino (1995)
A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a...

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Oppenheimer Oppenheimer (2023)
A dramatization of the life story of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist who had a large hand in the development of the atomic bomb, thus helping end World War 2. We see his life from university...

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300: Rise Of An Empire 300: Rise Of An Empire (2014)
Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.

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The Patriot The Patriot (2000)
After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son...

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Noah Noah (2014)
When God decides that mankind has become too sinful and must be wiped off the Earth, he chooses Noah, a pious man, for a great task. Noah must build an ark large enough to hold his wife, adopted...

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The Northman The Northman (2022)
Prince Amleth is on the verge of becoming a man when his father is brutally murdered by his uncle, who kidnaps the boy's mother. Two decades later, Amleth is now a Viking who's on a mission to save...

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The Passion Of The Christ The Passion Of The Christ (2004)
This film depicts the final hours of Jesus Christ, starting from His prayers in the Garden of Gethsemane and His betrayal at the hands of Judas Iscariot. It goes on to show the trials He endured...

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The Favourite The Favourite (2018)
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail arrives, her charm endears her to...

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First Man First Man (2018)
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

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The Last Duel The Last Duel (2021)
Based on the true story of medieval France's last incidence of trial by combat (in 1386), it follows the fraught chain of events that ensues after the wife of a Norman knight reports that she was...

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Immortals Immortals (2011)
Eons after the Gods won their mythic struggle against the Titans, a new evil threatens the land. Mad with power, King Hyperion has declared war against humanity. Amassing a bloodthirsty army of...

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Killers Of The Flower Moon Killers Of The Flower Moon (2023)
Members of the Osage nation in the United States are murdered under mysterious circumstances in the 1920s, which sparks a major FBI investigation that involves J. Edgar Hoover.

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Rope Rope (1948)
Brandon and Philip are two young men who share a New York City apartment. They consider themselves intellectually superior to their friend David Kentley, and as a consequence, decide to murder him....

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Spartacus Spartacus (1960)
In 73 B.C., a Thracian slave leads a revolt at a gladiatorial school run by Lentulus Batiatus. The uprising soon spreads across the Italian Peninsula involving thousand of slaves. The plan is to...

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Marie Antoinette Marie Antoinette (2006)
The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.

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The Last Emperor The Last Emperor (1987)
This sweeping account of the life of Pu-Yi, the last emperor of China, follows the leader's tumultuous reign. After being captured by the Red Army as a war criminal in 1950, Pu-Yi recalls his...

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Napoleon Napoleon (2023)
A personal look at the French military leader's origins and swift, ruthless climb to emperor, viewed through the prism of Napoleon's addictive, volatile relationship with his wife and one true...

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Elizabeth Elizabeth (1998)
This film details the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, as played by Cate Blanchett. The main focus is the endless attempts by her council to marry her off,...

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Dark Waters Dark Waters (2019)
An attorney links a number of unexplained deaths to one of the world's largest corporations, DuPont. In the process, he risks everything - his future, his family, and his own life - to expose the...

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Selma Selma (2014)
The unforgettable true story chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent...

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The New World The New World (2005)
Captain Smith is spared his mutinous hanging sentence after captain Newport's ship arrives in 1607 to found Jamestown, an English colony in Virginia. The initially friendly natives, who have no...

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Spencer Spencer (2021)
During her Christmas holidays with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, Diana decides to leave her marriage to Prince Charles.

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Elizabeth: The Golden Age Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Two faiths, two empires, two rulers - colliding in 1588. Papist Spain wants to bring down the heretic Elizabeth. Philip is building an armada but needs a rationale to attack. With covert intrigue,...

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The Woman King The Woman King (2022)
The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the...

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The Courier The Courier (2020)
Cumberbatch plays Greville Wynne, a British electrical engineer and businessman turned M16 agent who relays crucial intelligence about the Soviet nuclear program to the CIA. With the help of his...

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Hotel Mumbai Hotel Mumbai (2018)
A gripping true story of humanity and heroism, Hotel Mumbai vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the...

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Alpha Alpha (2018)
In the prehistoric past, a young man struggles to return home after being separated from his tribe during a buffalo hunt and finds a similarly lost wolf companion to start a friendship that would...

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Downton Abbey Downton Abbey (2019)
The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that...

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Mary Queen Of Scots Mary Queen Of Scots (2018)
Mary Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland...

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Operation Finale Operation Finale (2018)
Director Chris Weitz's historical thriller is based on the story of how a group of Israeli secret agents arrested notorious SS officer Adolf Eichmann - the man who masterminded the "Final Solution"...

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Caligula Caligula (1979)
A dramatization of the ascent to Caesar and subsequent reign of Caligula, one of the most notorious leaders of ancient Rome. We see his ambition, his scheming, his perversion and decadence, his...

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The 15:17 To Paris The 15:17 To Paris (2018)
In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris--an attempt prevented by three...

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Harriet Harriet (2019)
Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of...

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The Current War The Current War (2017)
Three brilliant visionaries set off in a charged battle for the future in The Current War, the epic story of the cutthroat competition that literally lit up the modern world. Benedict Cumberbatch...

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Downton Abbey: A New Era Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022)
Continuing on from the 2019 film, the Crawley family and staff make their return. Violet Crawley reveals to the family that she has come into a villa in the south of France. As the help and family...

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All The King's Men All The King's Men (2006)
In the 1950s, in Louisiana, the smart populist, manipulative and wolf hick Willie Stark is elected Governor with the support of the lower social classes. He joins a team composed of his bodyguard...

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Emancipation Emancipation (2022)
Inspired by the gripping true story of a man who would do anything for his family-and for freedom. When Peter, an enslaved man, risks his life to escape and return to his family, he embarks on a...

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Last Days Last Days (2005)
Introspective artist Blake is buckling under the weight of fame, professional obligations and a mounting feeling of isolation. Dwarfed by towering trees, Blake slowly makes his way through dense...

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Roots Roots (1977)
A saga of African-American life, based on Alex Haley's family history. Kunta Kinte is abducted from his African village, sold into slavery, and taken to America. He makes several escape attempts...

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One Life One Life (2023)
The true story of Sir Nicholas 'Nicky' Winton, a young London broker who, in the months leading up to World War II, rescued 669 predominantly Jewish children from the Nazis. Nicky visited Prague in...

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All The King's Men All The King's Men (1949)
The story of Willie Stark, an unassuming, unsophisticated idealistic farmer who becomes Governor of his state, and Jack Burden, reporter and Stark ally. We see how Stark fights his way up from...

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Medieval Medieval (2022)
The story of fifteenth century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka, who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.

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Jeanne Du Barry Jeanne Du Barry (2023)
Jeanne Vaubernier, a common girl eager to rise socially, uses her distinct charms to get out of her condition. Her lover, the Count du Barry, who is getting rich thanks to Jeanne's lucrative...

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The Countess The Countess (2009)
A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.

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Roots Roots (2016)
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", chronicling the history of an African man sold to slavery in America, and his descendants.

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The Eight Hundred The Eight Hundred (2020)
From the acclaimed filmmaker behind Mr. Six comes a riveting war epic. In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai battlefield,...

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Chevalier Chevalier (2022)
Based on the true story of composer Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, the illegitimate son of an African slave and a French plantation owner, who rises to heights in French society as a...

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Spartacus Spartacus (2004)
After he is bought by the owner of a Roman gladiator school and trained as a gladiator, a slave leads a rebellion of slaves and gladiators into revolt against Rome.

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