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History

Year: 2013
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The Cheshire Murders 2013

A documentary about a brutal home invasion in Cheshire, Connecticut in 2007.

Category: Crime, Documentary, History

Stars: Marilyn Bartoli, Deb Biggins, Michael Daluz, Jeremiah Donovan

6.7 IMDB Rating 700 Views
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Saving General Yang 2013

Northeast China, early Northern Song dynasty, AD 986. The Khitan army takes its revenge for a past massacre, abducting General Yang Ye (Adam Cheng) and leaving his wife and seven sons to rescue him - and fall into their deadly trap. Led by the first son (Ekin Cheng), the seven - two of whom have never seen combat - set out with a small band of fighters to face an army of thousands, brave the treacherous Wolf Mountain, face the nemesis of their shared history, and find the way back alive - all to bring their father home.

Category: Adventure, History, Movies, War

Stars: Ady An,Adam Cheng,Ekin Cheng,Vic Chow,Xin Bo Fu,Raymond Lam,Vivi Lee,Bryan Leung,Chen Li,Bing Shao,Apple Wang,Chun Wu,Fan Xu,Bo Yu

6.3 IMDB Rating 2,592 Views
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Another Period 2013

Another Period follows the lives of the obscenely rich Bellacourt family and their many servants in turn-of-the-century Rhode Island. Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome lead an all-star cast - including Michael Ian Black, David Wain, Christina Hendricks, Jason Ritter and Paget Brewster - in this historical satire about narcissistic aristocrats and the poor souls in their employ.

Category: Comedy, History, Series

Stars: Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome, Armen Weitzman

7,2 IMDB Rating 5,714 Views
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The Challenger 2013

Factual drama exploring the truth behind the space shuttle Challenger's 1986 disintegration.

Category: Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Joanne Whalley, Bruce Greenwood, William Hurt, Brian Dennehy

7.3 IMDB Rating 2,038 Views
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The Ghost Army 2013

During World War II, a hand-picked group of American GI's undertook a bizarre mission: create a traveling road show of deception on the battlefields of Europe, with the German Army as their audience. The 23rd Headquarters Special Troops used inflatable rubber tanks, sound trucks, and dazzling performance art to bluff the enemy again and again, often right along the front lines. Many of the men picked to carry out these dangerous deception missions were artists. Some went on to become famous, including fashion designer Bill Blass. In their spare time, they painted and sketched their way across Europe, creating a unique and moving visual record of their war. Their secret mission was kept hushed up for nearly 50 years after the war's end.

Category: Documentary, History

Stars: Wesley Clark, Peter Coyote

7.7 IMDB Rating 2,573 Views
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12 Years a Slave 2013

Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty personified by a malevolent slave owner, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon's chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor,Dwight Henry,Dickie Gravois,Bryan Batt

8.1 IMDB Rating 6,091 Views
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Hammer of the Gods 2013

A high energy, high concept, stylish action epic set in the Norse world sees a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving British landscape in search of his long lost brother Hakan The Ferrocious who his people are relying on to restore order to their kingdom following the bloody death of their king.

Category: Action, Adventure, History, Movies

Stars: Charlie Bewley,Clive Standen,James Cosmo,Elliot Cowan

4.5 IMDB Rating 2,896 Views
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Walking with the Enemy 2013

A young man, separated from his family in WWII, disguises himself as a Nazi SS Officer and uncovers more than just his family whereabouts.

Category: Action, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Jonas Armstrong, Ben Kingsley, Hannah Tointon

6,2 IMDB Rating 2,718 Views
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Let the Fire Burn 2013

On May 13, 1985, Philadelphia police dropped two pounds of military explosives onto a city row house occupied by the radical group MOVE. The resulting fire was not fought for over an hour although firefighters were on the scene with water cannons in place. Five children and six adults were killed and sixty-one homes were destroyed by the six-alarm blaze, one of the largest in the city's history. This dramatic tragedy unfolds through an extraordinary visual record previously withheld from the public. It is a graphic illustration of how prejudice, intolerance and fear can lead to unthinkable acts of violence.

Category: Documentary, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Birdie Africa,Ramona Africa,Wilson Goode,William Brown III

7.9 IMDB Rating 1,658 Views
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Money for Nothing 2013

Based on the Book of the same title "Money For Nothing" is a history of the music video from the Beatles and Michael Jackson to Bruce Springsteen and Lady Gaga and everyone in between.

Category: Documentary, History, Music

Stars: Liev Schreiber,Paul Volcker,Janet Yellen,Peter Atwater

7.4 IMDB Rating 1,327 Views
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1939 Battle of Westerplatte 2013

September 1st, 1939. German battleship Schleswig-Holstein marks the start of World War II by firing on the garrison stationed at the Westerplatte peninsula in Poland.

Category: Drama, History, Movies, War

Stars: Michal Zebrowski,Robert Zoledziewski,Jan Englert,Piotr Adamczyk

4.9 IMDB Rating 2,294 Views
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Savannah 2013

SAVANNAH is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th century America on the wrong side of the law and society, his loyal friend, a freed slave named Christmas Moultrie, at his side. Master of Shakespeare, and the shotgun that provides Savannah's markets with fowl, Ward fights for his rights as a hunter. His charisma and eloquent rhetoric win the heart of a society woman who defies her father to marry him. An elderly Moultrie tells the story of life on the river with his friend to a little boy, who passes the legendary Ward Allen down to the next generation.

Category: Drama, Family, History, Movies

Stars: Jim Caviezel,Chiwetel Ejiofor,Jaimie Alexander,Bradley Whitford

6.0 IMDB Rating 1,392 Views
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Tims Vermeer 2013

Inventor Tim Jenison seeks to understand the painting techniques used by Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer.

Category: Documentary, History

Stars: Tim Jenison,Penn Jillette,Martin Mull,Philip Steadman

7.8 IMDB Rating 716 Views
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An Adventure in Space and Time 2013

In 1963 Sydney Newman, progressive head of BBC TV's drama department, wants to fill a Saturday tea-time slot with a show with youth appeal and hits on the idea of an august figure, like a doctor, leading a group of companions on time travel adventures. He engages inexperienced young producer Verity Lambert to expand the idea. Fighting sexist and racial bigotry Verity and young Indian director Waris Hussein persuade crusty character actor William Hartnell to play the doctor figure and, despite technical hiccups and competition with coverage of the Kennedy assassination, the first episode of 'Doctor Who' is born. As the show becomes a success Hartnell displays an obsession with his character but, after three years, ill health catches up with him and he starts to forget lines. Newman tells him that Doctor Who will 'regenerate' and he will be replaced by younger actor Patrick Troughton. Though attached to the part and reluctant to give it up Hartnell wishes every success to Troughton, the first of several actors to play a part which will endure for fifty years.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: David Bradley,Ross Gurney-Randall,Roger May,Sam Hoare

8.3 IMDB Rating 1,040 Views
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The Watsons Go to Birmingham 2013

Set in the Summer of 1963, Flint, Michigan is home to the Watsons, a close knit "All American Family" made up of Daniel and Wilona Watson, (Harris and Rose) and their three kids, 15 year-old juvenile delinquent Byron (Knight), nerdy 11 year-old Kenny (Jenkins) and eight year-old adorable sister Joetta (Jackson). When Byron's antics go over the top, his parents realize enough is enough and they decide the family needs a dose of Grandma Sands (Richardson) no nonsense approach in Birmingham, Alabama. So the Watsons load up the 1948 Plymouth Brown Bomber outfitted with a true tone Ultra-Glide turntable and head South with plenty of comedy en route. When they finally make it to Birmingham, they meet Grandma Sands and her friend, Mr. Robert (Grier), who show them around town and the Watsons discover that life is very different there than in Flint - and not necessarily for the better. During that historic summer, the Watsons find themselves caught up in something far bigger than Byron's antics. Something that will change their lives and country forever.

Category: Family, History, Kids, Movies

Stars: Bryce Clyde Jenkins,Harrison Knight,Skai Jackson,Anika Noni Rose

6.4 IMDB Rating 804 Views
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The Invisible Woman 2013

In the 1850s, Ellen Ternan is a minimally talented actress who catches the eye of the hailed British author, Charles Dickens. Bored with his intellectually unstimulating wife, Dickens takes the educated Ellen as his mistress with the cooperation of her mother. What follows is a stormy relationship with this literary giant who provides her with a life few women of her time can enjoy. Yet, Ellen is equally revolted by Charles' emotional cruelty and determination to keep her secret. In that conflict, Ellen must judge her own role in her life and decide if the price she pays is bearable.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Felicity Jones,John Kavanagh,Tom Attwood,Susanna Hislop

6.1 IMDB Rating 1,258 Views
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Red Obsession 2013

For centuries, Bordeaux has assumed a mythical status in the world of fine wine as a leitmotif of wealth, power and influence, but its prosperity has always been linked to the capricious nature of markets and the shifting fortunes of global economies. Now change is coming to Bordeaux, with traditional customers like the US and the UK falling away, as China's new rich push prices to stratospheric levels. The demand is unprecedented, but the product is finite and this new client wants it all. Will the China market be the bubble that never bursts or the biggest threat yet to Bordeaux's centuries old reputation?

Category: Documentary, History, News

Stars: Russell Crowe,Sara Eisen,Debra Meiburg

6.8 IMDB Rating 1,394 Views
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom 2013

Nelson Mandela is a South African lawyer who joins the African National Congress in the 1940s when the law under the Apartheid system's brutal tyranny proves useless for his people. Forced to abandon peaceful protest for armed resistance after the Sharpeville Massacre, Mandela pays the price when he and his comrades are sentenced to life imprisonment for treason while his wife, Winnie, is abused by the authorities herself. Over the decades in chains, Mandela's spirit is unbowed as his struggle goes on in and beyond his captivity to become an international cause. However, as Winnie's determination hardens over the years into a violent ruthlessness, Nelson's own stature rises until he becomes the renowned leader of his movement. That status would be put to the test as his release nears and a way must be found to win a peaceful victory that will leave his country, and all its peoples, unstained.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Idris Elba,Naomie Harris,Tony Kgoroge,Riaad Moosa

7.1 IMDB Rating 2,147 Views
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Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas 2013

In the 16th century in the CĂ©vennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, he raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order to have his rights restored.

Category: Drama, History

Stars: Mads Mikkelsen,MĂ©lusine Mayance,Delphine Chuillot,David Kross

6.1 IMDB Rating 1,526 Views
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Killing Lincoln 2013

Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Killing Lincoln is the suspenseful, eye-opening story of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Tom Hanks,Regen Wilson,Billy Campbell,Jesse Johnson,Geraldine Hughes,Graham Beckel,Shawn Pyfrom,Greg Cooper,Andrew Collie,Jeremy Ambler,Joe Inscoe,Benjamin Perkinson,Logan Bennett,Geoffrey Culbertson,Leiv Clegg

6.7 IMDB Rating 908 Views
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A Field in England 2013

Fleeing for their lives, a small party abandon their Civil War confederates and escape through an overgrown field. Thinking only of what lay behind, they are ambushed by two dangerous men and made to search the field. Psychedelia, madness and chaotic forces slowly overtake the group as they question what treasure lies within the malignant field.

Category: Drama, History, Thriller

Stars: Michael Smiley,Reece Shearsmith,Julian Barratt,Peter Ferdinando,Richard Glover,Ryan Pope,Sara Dee

6.0 IMDB Rating 1,157 Views