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1492: Conquest of Paradise

1492: Conquest of Paradise

Director: Ridley Scott
Year: 1992

In a quest to find a new land route to Asia, Christopher Columbus discovers the New World. However, his vision of for a peaceful new world doesn’t content with that of Spain’s vision of conquest. Jean Depardieu stars in this...

1492: Conquest of Paradise

Army of Crime

Army of Crime

Director: Robert Guédiguian
Year: 2009

In Robert Guédiguian’s taut, internationally acclaimed thriller, set during the French Resistance, Armenian poet Missak Manouchian (Simon Abkarian) and his French wife (Virginie Ledoyen) lead a ragtag assortment of volunteers —...

Army of Crime

Boomerang

Boomerang

Director: Elia Kazan
Year: 1947

Eli Kazan (On the Waterfront) garnered critical acclaim for this suspenseful drama based on true events. When a priest is gunned down, the local police chief (Lee J. Cobb) undertakes a massive manhunt, eventually arriving at...

Boomerang

Compulsion

Compulsion

Director: Richard Fleischer
Year: 1959

Orson Welles stars as Clarence Darrow whose history-making defense against capital punishment saved two Chicago teenagers from a death sentenceSometimes murder is just a way to pass the time! A true story about the notorious 1924 Leopold/Loeb murder...

Compulsion

Don't Give Up the Ship (1959)

Don't Give Up the Ship (1959)

Director: Norman Taurog
Year: 1959

Newly Mastered in HD from a 4K scan! Comedy legend Jerry Lewis (The Nutty Professor) stars as a newlywed naval officer whisked away from his honeymoon by a senate investigating committee who would like to know what happened to WWII battleship had...

Don't Give Up the Ship (1959)

Eleni

Eleni

Director: Peter Yates
Year: 1985

Newly Re-mastered in HD! Kate Nelligan (Eye of the Needle), John Malkovich (In the Line of Fire) and Linda Hunt (The Year of Living Dangerously) star in this true story of a mother’s love for her children and a son’s revenge.

Eleni

The Executioner's Song (2-Disc Special Edition)

The Executioner's Song (2-Disc Special Edition)

Director: Lawrence Schiller
Year: 1982

Tommy Lee Jones, Rosanna Arquette  Christine Lahti and Eli Wallach co-star in this critically acclaimed true story of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore who lobbied for his own execution.

The Executioner's Song (2-Disc Special Edition)

The Falcon and the Snowman

The Falcon and the Snowman

Director: John Schlesinger
Year: 1985

Timothy Hutton (Ordinary People) and Sean Penn (Mystic River) deliver superb performances in a true-story spy thriller that is scathing, arresting and laced with white-knuckle excitement.

The Falcon and the Snowman

Fatima

Fatima

Director: Philippe Faucon
Year: 2015

A patient, reflective study of a middle-aged Moroccan-born single mother pressured by her neighbors and her two teenage children alike to assimilate into a culture of which she's wary.

Fatima

Il Generale Della Rovere

Il Generale Della Rovere

Director: Roberto Rossellini
Year: 1959

Winner of the Golden Lion at the 1959 Venice Film Festival, directed by Roberto Rossellini and featuring world cinema icon Vittoria de Sica (The Bicycle Thief), IL GENERALE DELLA ROVERE is a film based on the true story of Emanuele Bardone, who,...

Il Generale Della Rovere

The Idol

The Idol

Director: Hany Abu-Assad
Year: 2016

Gaza. Synonymous to so many with conflict, destruction and despair but to Mohammed Assaf, and his sister Nour, Gaza is their home and their playground. It’s where they, along with their best friends Ahmad and Omar, play music, football and dar...

The Idol

Inherit the Wind

Inherit the Wind

Director: Stanley Kramer
Year: 1960

Acting legends Spencer Tracy (Judgment at Nuremberg) and Fredric March (The Iceman Cometh) go toe-to-toe in this thrilling recreation of the most titanic courtroom battle of the century. The great Stanley Kramer (On the Beach) directs this...

Inherit the Wind

Judgment at Nuremberg

Judgment at Nuremberg

Director: Stanley Kramer
Year: 1961

The event the world will never forget! Winner of Two Academy Awards including Actor in a Leading Role (Maximilian Schell, The Black Hole) and nominated for eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture Judgment at Nuremberg is a magnificent...

Judgment at Nuremberg

The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq

The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq

Director: Guillaume Nicloux
Year: 2014

Michel Houellebecq, possibly the most widely read living French writer, was believed kidnapped on September 16, 2011. But was he really? After a flurry of media reports of his abduction, the story goes cold and Houellebecq, famously reclusive,...

The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq

The Last Hijack

The Last Hijack

Director: Tommy Pallotta, Femke Wolting
Year: 2014

This documentary explores how one Somali pirate named Mohamed came to live such a brutal and dangerous existence.

The Last Hijack

Manuscripts Don't Burn

Manuscripts Don't Burn

Director: Mohammad Rasoulof
Year: 2013

Drawing from the true story of the government's attempted 1995 murder of several prominent writers and intellectuals, Rasoulof imagines a repressive regime so pervasive that even the morally righteous are subsumed or cast aside.

Manuscripts Don't Burn

The Migrants (1974 TV Movie)

The Migrants (1974 TV Movie)

Director: Tom Gries
Year: 1974

This is the story of a simple family, a family that worked hard, loved each other and hoped their hard work would produce a better life for them.

The Migrants (1974 TV Movie)

Museo

Museo

Year: 2018

Inspired by true events, and shot on never-before filmed locations in Mexico, MUSEO is a sardonic cautionary tale that underscores the old adage: you don’t know what you have until you lose it.

Museo

The Onion Field

The Onion Field

Director: Harold Becker
Year: 1979

From a real life American tragedy, this tale of thoughtless brutality, cold-blooded murder and hard won justice is a prowling, gripping, disturbing movie starring John Savage (The Deer Hunter) and James Woods (Cop) and featuring a stunning attention...

The Onion Field

Rabin, The Last Day

Rabin, The Last Day

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 2015

Lauded director Amos Gitai (Kippur) delves into the prelude and aftermath of the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in this gripping docudrama.

Rabin, The Last Day

River's Edge

River's Edge

Director: Tim Hunter
Year: 1986

Based on the horrifying real-life murder of a young California girl, this powerful portrait of deadly, disaffected teens stars Keanu Reeves (The Matrix), Crispin Glover (Back to the Future), lone Skye (Say Anything), Daniel Roebuck (The Fugitive) an...

River's Edge

The Robber

The Robber

Director: Benjamin Heisenberg
Year: 2010

Based on the real-life story of one of Austria’s most-wanted bank robbers, The Robber is a breathless thriller “as lean and taut as its marathon-winning title character.” (LA Times).

The Robber

Serial Killer 1

Serial Killer 1

Director: Frederic Tellier
Year: 2015

Specializing in police procedurals, writer/director Frederic Tellier marks his feature debut with a story about one of the trickiest criminal cases in recent French history, and the first case to incorporate DNA evidence.

Serial Killer 1

Siege of Firebase Gloria

Siege of Firebase Gloria

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Year: 1989

Veteran director Brian Trenchard-Smith (Man From Hong Kong, Escape 2000) directs Siege Of Firebase Gloria, a tight, convincing war movie that delivers a studio film's worth of excitement and drama on a drive-in budget.

Siege of Firebase Gloria

True Confessions

True Confessions

Director: Ulu Grosbard
Year: 1981

Screen legends Robert De Niro and Robert Duvall deliver riveting performances as siblings embroiled in a shocking homicide investigation that pits them against one another.

True Confessions

Unknown Soldier

Unknown Soldier

Director: Aku Louhimies
Year: 2017

Unknown Soldier follows a platoon of Finnish soldiers on a tour of duty that lasts for more than three years at the end of World War II. Based on the classic novel by Väinö Linna, Unknown Soldier broke box office records in...

Unknown Soldier

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