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Schindler's List (1993)

Schindler's List
★★★★
★★★★
3.6 out of 4 stars

From Steven Spielberg, starring Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall
Rated R

Schindler's List is a 1993 American epic historical period drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Steven Zaillian. It is based on the novel Schindler's Ark by Australian novelist Thomas Keneally. The film stars Liam Neeson as businessman Oskar Schindler, who saves the lives of more than a thousand mostly Polish-Jewish refugees from the Holocaust by employing them in his factories during World War II. The film follows Schindler's efforts to protect his Jewish workforce from the SS-run Auschwitz concentration camp. It also examines the plight of the Jews in Kraków during the Nazi rule. The film won the Academy Award for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score and Best Cinematography.

The Green Mile (1999)

The Green Mile
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Frank Darabont, starring Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt
Rated R

The Green Mile is an American fantasy drama film released in 1999 and directed by Frank Darabont. It is based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, and stars Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt, and James Cromwell. The film follows the story of Paul Edgecomb (Hanks), the prison officer in charge of death row inmates in a Louisiana prison in 1935. The film follows him as he develops a relationship with John Coffey (Duncan), a kind and gentle African American inmate who has been convicted of murdering two young girls. As Edgecomb and his team of prison guards get to know Coffey, they become convinced of his innocence and work to prove it. In the process, they discover that Coffey has special powers and can heal people of their ailments. The story is a powerful drama of redemption, faith, and mortality.

The Boat (1981)

The Boat
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Wolfgang Petersen, starring Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch
Rated R

The Boat is a 1981 German drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It tells the story of a family of four who are forced to flee East Germany and make a daring escape across the Baltic Sea in an old fishing boat. The patriarch, Georg Dreyman, manages to enlist the help of his old navy commander and engineer a makeshift vessel to transport his family to freedom in West Germany. With the threat of Communist forces closing in on them, they must battle the elements, treacherous weather, and the dangers of the open sea in order to survive. Along their journey, the family learns the true meaning of hope and resilience, and ultimately, the importance of family.

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

Requiem for a Dream
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Darren Aronofsky, starring Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans
Rated R

Requiem for a Dream is a 2000 American psychological drama directed by Darren Aronofsky, starring Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, and Marlon Wayans. The film centers around four characters in Brooklyn, New York, each of whom is struggling with addiction. Sara Goldfarb (Burstyn) is a lonely widow, who dreams of the possibilities of appearing on a TV game show. Her son Harry (Leto) and his girlfriend Marion (Connelly) indulge their addictions to heroin. Harry's friend Tyrone (Wayans) sells drugs to support his habit. All four of them experience the negative consequences of their addictions and are eventually brought down to a place of despair. The film follows their stories, showing the darkness and desperation of addiction, and the psychological and physical effects it can have on individuals and their relationships.

Cast Away (2000)

Cast Away
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez, Lari White
Rated PG-13

Cast Away is a 2000 American comedy-drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks as a FedEx employee stranded on an uninhabited island after his plane crashes in the South Pacific. The film depicts his attempts to survive on the island using remnants of his plane's cargo, as well as his eventual escape and return home. Along the way, he befriends a volleyball he names Wilson and struggles to survive while coming to terms with his past. The film was a commercial success and earned seven Academy Award nominations, including Best Actor for Hanks.

Deliverance (1972)

Deliverance
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From John Boorman, starring Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox
Rated R

Deliverance is a 1972 American thriller directed by John Boorman and based on the 1970 novel of the same name by James Dickey. The film tells the story of four Atlanta businessmen who embark on a weekend canoeing trip in the remote backwoods of Georgia, and are viciously attacked by two mountain men. As they struggle to survive in the wilderness and make their way back to civilization, they are forced to confront their own fears and prejudices, and discover the true meaning of courage and friendship.

Mysterious Skin (2004)

Mysterious Skin
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Gregg Araki, starring Brady Corbet, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue, Chase Ellison
Rated Unrated

Mysterious Skin is a 2004 drama directed by Gregg Araki. The film follows two boys, Neil and Brian, as they struggle to cope with the traumatic events of their childhoods. Neil, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is a teenage hustler whose life is haunted by a memory of alien abduction. Brian, played by Brady Corbet, is a shy and socially awkward loner whose past is shrouded in secrecy. As the two boys slowly begin to piece together the events of their past, they must confront the painful truths of their childhoods and their shared trauma. This deeply moving and powerful film explores the complex psychological effects of child abuse and its devastating impact on the lives of its victims.

The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)

The Wind that Shakes the Barley
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Ken Loach, starring Cillian Murphy, Pádraic Delaney, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald
Rated Not Rated

The Wind that Shakes the Barley is a 2006 Irish-British historical drama film written and directed by Ken Loach. Set during the Irish War of Independence (1919–1921), the film tells the story of two brothers who join the Irish Republican Army (IRA) to fight for Irish independence from the United Kingdom. The film follows Damien O'Donovan (Cillian Murphy), a young medical student who leaves his studies behind to join his brother Teddy (Padraic Delaney) in the fight for Irish independence. After the British Army attempts to crush the Irish Republican Army's guerrilla campaign, the brothers are forced to choose between the path of violence or compromise. The film received widespread critical acclaim, with particular praise for Loach's direction, Murphy and Delaney's performances, and its depiction of the Irish War of Independence. The Wind That Shakes the Barley was awarded the Palme d'Or at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, becoming Loach's second such award.

Amistad (1997)

Amistad
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Steven Spielberg, starring Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman
Rated R

Manic (2001)

Manic
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Jordan Melamed, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Bacall, Zooey Deschanel, Don Cheadle
Rated R

 



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