One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

Milos Forman

McMurphy has a criminal past and has once again gotten himself into trouble with the law. To escape labor duties in prison, McMurphy pleads insanity and is sent to a ward for the mentally unstable. Once here, McMurphy both endures and stands witness to the abuse and degradation of the oppressive Nurse Ratched, who gains superiority and power through the flaws of the other inmates. McMurphy and the other inmates... [Read More]

Tags: Milos Forman, Drama
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1991)
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The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1991)

Simon Callow

A tangled triangle. In the rural South of the early 20th century, Miss Amelia is the town eccentric, selling corn liquor and dispensing medicine. She takes in her half-sister's son, a diminutive crook-back named Lymon. He suggests they open a café in the downstairs of her large house. Marvin Macy gets out of prison and returns to town; turns out he was married to Amelia but it wasn't consummated. He... [Read More]

Tags: Simon Callow, Drama
42(2013)
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42(2013)

Brian Helgeland

In 1946, Jackie Robinson is a Negro League baseball player who never takes racism lying down. Branch Rickey is a Major League team executive with a bold idea. To that end, Rickey recruits Robinson to break the unspoken color line as the first modern African American Major League player. As both anticipate, this proves a major challenge for Robinson and his family as they endure unrelenting racist hostility on and... [Read More]

Tags: Brian Helgeland, Inspiring
Love Actually
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Love Actually

Richard Curtis

The characters are falling in love, falling out of love, some are with right people, some are with the wrong people, some are looking to have an affair, some are in the period of mourning; a capsule summary of reality. Love begins and love ends. They flirt a lot. They are all flirting with love. At all ages and social levels, love is the theme. Romantic love and brotherly love... [Read More]

Tags: Richard Curtis, Love, Romance
When Harry Met Sally
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When Harry Met Sally

Howard Zieff

Harry and Sally meet when she gives him a ride to New York after they both graduate from the University of Chicago. The film jumps through their lives as they both search for love, but fail, bumping into each other time and time again. Finally a close friendship blooms between them, and they both like having a friend of the opposite sex. But then they are confronted with the problem:... [Read More]

Tags: Howard Zieff, Love
Amour
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Amour

Michael Haneke

Georges and Anne are a couple of retired music teachers enjoying life in their eighties. However, Anne suddenly has a stroke at breakfast and their lives are never the same. That incident begins Anne's harrowingly steep physical and mental decline as Georges attempts to care for her at home as she wishes. Even as the fruits of their lives and career remain bright, the couple's hopes for some dignity prove... [Read More]

Tags: Michael Haneke, Drama
Endless Love
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Endless Love

Shana Feste

The story of a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.... [Read More]

Tags: Romance, Drama, Shana Feste
12 Years a Slave
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12 Years a Slave

Steve McQueen

Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by Michael Fassbender), as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth... [Read More]

Tags: Sad, Slave, Drama, Steve McQueen
unfaithful
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unfaithful

Adrian Lyne

Connie Sumner has a loving husband, a beautiful home, and a wonderful son, but she wants more. When she's approached one day by a handsome stranger while trying to hail a taxi, she becomes obsessed with him and eventually starts an affair. But her selfish actions soon catch up with her... [Read More]

Tags: Adrian Lyne, Romance, Thriller
Meet Joe Black
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Meet Joe Black

Martin Brest

Bill Parrish, media tycoon, loving father and still a human being, is about to celebrate his 65th birthday. One morning, he is contacted by the Inevitable - by hallucination, as he thinks. Later, Death itself enters his home and his life, personified in a man's body: Joe Black has arrived. His intention was to take Bill with him, but accidentally, Joe's former host and Bills beautiful daughter Susan have already... [Read More]

Tags: Martin Brest, Drama, Fantasy