Genre: Biography

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Straight Outta Compton (2015)

85,743,700 views In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how these cultural rebels-armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent-stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world's most dangerous group, N.W.A. And as they spoke the truth that no one had before and exposed life in the hood, their voice ignited a social revolution that is still reverberating today.

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Sully (2016)

68,906,850 views On Thursday, January 15th, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain, Chesley Sullenberger, nicknamed "Sully" & is portrayed by Tom Hanks glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.

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American Sniper (2014)

56,814,840 views In the opening scene, US Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) is perched on a rooftop, scoping out the path of a US military convoy through his sniper rifle...

Snowden (2016)

52,513,350 views SNOWDEN stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and is written and directed by Oliver Stone. The script is based on the books The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man by Luke Harding and Time of the Octopus by Anatoly Kucherena.

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Free State of Jones (2016)

38,031,110 views Als Lyrik-Dozent Perry in Marrakesch den Russen Dima kennenlernt, ist er auf Anhieb von dem Mann angetan, der das Leben mit Leidenschaft feiert. Dass dieses aber bedroht ist, erfährt der Brite, als Dima sich als Geldwäscher der Mafia outet, der samt Familie vom neuen Paten entsorgt werden soll. Aus Mitgefühl lässt sich Perry überreden, den britischen Geheimdienst zu kontaktieren. So beginnt eine Mission, die für alle Beteiligten, auch den einzigen MI6-Agenten, der sich für Dima zu interessieren scheint, extrem gefährlich ist. Thriller über ein junges britisches Paar, dass sich im Urlaub mit einem russischen Oligarchen anfreundet, unwissend, was dessen wahren Absichten sind.

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Black Mass (2015)

37,149,110 views John Connolly and James "Whitey" Bulger grew up together on the streets of South Boston. Decades later, in the late 1970s, they would meet again. By then, Connolly was a major figure in the FBI's Boston office and Whitey had become godfather of the Irish Mob. What happened between them - a dirty deal to trade secrets and take down Boston's Italian Mafia in the process - would spiral out of control, leading to murders, drug dealing, racketeering indictments, and, ultimately, to Bulger making the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List.

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The Infiltrator (2016)

30,340,390 views A U.S. Customs official uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.

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Bridge of Spies (2015)

29,996,660 views In the cold war, A lawyer, James B. Donovan recruited by the CIA and involved in an intense negotiation mission to release and exchange a CIA U-2 spy-plane pilot, Francis G. Powers that was arrested alive after his plane was shot down by the Soviet Union during a mission- with a KGB intelligence officer, Rudolf Abel who was arrested for espionage in the US.

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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

29,134,200 views 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 m...

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Spotlight (2015)

21,062,990 views When the Boston Globe's tenacious "Spotlight" team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world.

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