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American Underdog: The ...

Kurt Warner goes from a young man stocking shelves at a supermarket and undrafted free agent in the NFL to become a two-time NFL MVP quarterback for the St. Louis Rams, Arizona Cardinals and New York Giants.

A Beautiful Day in the ...

Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Emmy winner Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about empathy, kindness, and decency from America’s most beloved neighbor.

A Letter From Rosemary ...

The story of Rose Marie “Rosemary” Kennedy, the first-born daughter to Rose Fitzgerald and Joseph Kennedy Sr. After displaying behavioral problems that caused her to fall behind the achievements of her siblings due to a mental disability that was long kept secret, Joseph Kennedy arranged one of the first prefrontal lobotomies for her when she was 23. The procedure was botched and left her permanently incapacitated.

A Boy Named Shel

Explores the personal and professional struggles that made Shel Silverstein, who died in 1999, a unique voice. Silverstein’s resume includes best-selling books such as “The Giving Tree,” poetry collections “Where the Sidewalk Ends” and “A Light in the Attic,” chart-topping songs such as Johnny Cash’s “A Boy Named Sue” and Dr. Hook’s “The Cover of Rolling Stone”; and memorable illustrations.

All Eyez On Me

Chronicles the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip hop artist, actor, poet and activist, as well as his imprisonment and prolific, controversial time at Death Row Records. Against insurmountable odds, Shakur rose to become a cultural icon whose career and persona both continue to grow long after his passing.

American Sniper

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. He is also facing a different kind of battle on the home front: striving to be a good husband and father from halfway around the world.

A Man's World

Emile Griffith wins world titles in two weight classes but is best remembered for beating to death Benny "The Kid" Paret in the ring during a live nationwide TV broadcast.

A Green Story

Van Vlahakis left Greece five decades ago with only $22 dollars in his pocket and headed for the U.S. hoping for a better future for his family. Eftichios (as is his Greek name), not only managed to live the American dream, but also created one of the largest environmentally safe concepts – Earth Friendly Products, now a US giant in eco-friendly products. His story covers his life as it transforms from immigrant to CEO of Earth Friendly Products. The story centers on the modern day Vlahakis who is diagnosed with cancer and given only few months to live. As he reflects on his early life as an immigrant during the 1950’s, he decides to push himself to the limit by closing one final business deal that will solidify his company’s success even if it means taking on one of the largest corporations on the planet.

A Loving Gentleman

A decades-long affair takes place between William Faulkner and longtime Hollywood script supervisor Meta Carpenter.

All Apologies

Explores the life of Kurt Cobain, who formed Nirvana in 1987 with bassis Krist Novoselic and drummer Dave Grohl. Nirvana ushered in the Seattle grunge music movement in the early ‘90s. Cobain died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 1994, leaving behind his wife and a daughter.

Anita

After allowing a gay screenwriter into her home, singer and orange juice spokeswoman Anita Bryant is forced to confront her past as an anti-gay Christian crusader who successfully campaigned to overturn a gay rights law in Florida and whose polarizing views destroyed her show biz career in the process.

Augustine

In Belle Epoque Paris, 19-year-old kitchen maid Augustine suffers an inexplicable seizure that leaves her partially paralyzed and is shipped off to an all-female psychiatric hospital specializing in the then-fashionable ailment of 'hysteria'. Augustine captures the attention of renowned neurologist Dr. Charcot (Vincent Lindon) after she has another attack that appears to give her intense physical pleasure. Intrigued, he begins using her as his principal subject, hypnotizing her in front of his fellow doctors. As Augustine displays her spectacular fits in lecture halls, the lines between doctor and patient become blurred, radically impacting the course of both of their lives.

A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind stars Russell Crowe in an astonishing performance as brilliant mathematician John Nash, on the brink of international acclaim when he becomes entangled in a mysterious conspiracy. Now only his devoted wife (Jennifer Connelly) can help him in this powerful story of courage, passion and triumph.

A Civil Right

Between 1959 and 1963, Dr. Gilbert Mason, a Biloxi physician, leads nonviolent "wade-ins" against segregation on Gulf Coast beaches. The protests spark violence from whites and results in the first successful anti-discrimination suit against the state of Mississippi.

A First Class Man

A self-taught Indian math child prodigy and mystic Ramanujan corresponds with British mathematician and atheist G.H. Hardy, who is struck by the Indian's genius and invites him to work in Cambridge.

A Lion Called Christian

Christian the Lion reunites in Africa with the two men, John Rendall and Anthony "Ace" Bourke, who bought him from a high-end London department store in 1969.

A Prayer Before Dawn

The true story of Billy Moore, a young English boxer incarcerated in two of Thailand’s most notorious prisons. He is quickly thrown into a terrifying world of drugs and gang violence, but when the prison authorities allow him to take part in the Muay Thai boxing tournaments, he realizes this might be his chance to get out. Billy embarks on a relentless, action-packed journey from one savage fight to the next, stopping at nothing to do whatever he must to preserve his life and regain his freedom.

A Private War

In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado. After being hit by a grenade in Sri Lanka, she wears a distinctive eye patch and is still as comfortable sipping martinis with London’s elite as she is confronting dictators. Colvin sacrifices loving relationships, and over time, her personal life starts to unravel as the trauma she’s witnessed takes its toll. Yet, her mission to show the true cost of war leads her -- along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan) -- to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.

Admiral

When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and the country itself is on the brink of civil war, only one man can lead the county's strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet: Michiel de Ruyter.