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The Imitation Game Trailer (2014)

14 November 2014

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

The Finest Hours Trailer (2016)

25 January 2016

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Spotlight Trailer (2015)

06 November 2015

The true story of how The Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

In the Heart of the Sea Trailer (2015)

20 November 2015

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.

12 Years a Slave Trailer (2013)

18 October 2013

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Ip Man 3 Trailer (2015)

19 December 2015

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Saving Private Ryan Trailer (1998)

24 July 1998

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines.

Eddie the Eagle Trailer (2016)

26 February 2016

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself - even as an entire nation was counting him out.

Steve Jobs Trailer (2015)

09 October 2015

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

Joy Trailer (2015)

24 December 2015

A story based on the life of a struggling Long Island single mom who became one of the country's most successful entrepreneurs.

Naked Among Wolves Trailer (2015)

01 April 2015

Naked Among Wolves (German: Nackt unter Wölfen) is a German drama film directed by Philipp Kadelbach in 2015.

Schindler's List Trailer (1993)

29 November 1993

Told from the perspective of businessman Oskar Schindler who saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory.

Valkyrie Trailer (2008)

25 December 2008

Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler.

Black Hawk Down Trailer (2001)

28 December 2001

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.

Dallas Buyers Club Trailer (2013)

07 September 2013

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.

Braveheart Trailer (1995)

24 May 1995

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, legendary Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers.

JFK Trailer (1991)

20 December 1991

New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.

All the Way Trailer (2016)

21 May 2016

Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the office – no longer the 'accidental President.

The King's Speech Trailer (2010)

06 September 2010

The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II.

The Patriot Trailer (2000)

28 June 2000

After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer.

The Monuments Men Trailer (2014)

24 January 2014

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of WWII to rescue the world’s artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their rightful owners.

The Wind Rises Trailer (2013)

20 July 2013

The Wind Rises is the 11th animated theatrical film directed by Hayao Miyazaki at Studio Ghibli. Based on Miyazaki’s own manga and the 1937 short novel of the same name by Tatsuo Hori, this is the story of Jirō Horikoshi, the aircraft engineer most remembered for his design work on the Mitsubishi A6M Reisen “Zero”, Japan’s famous World War II fighter aircraft.

The Last Samurai Trailer (2003)

05 December 2003

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare -- in this lush epic set in the 1870s, which finds Algren learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them.

Changeling Trailer (2008)

30 January 2008

Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.

Kingdom of Heaven Trailer (2005)

03 May 2005

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

Ip Man Trailer (2008)

12 December 2008

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun.

Macbeth Trailer (2015)

16 August 2015

Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.

The Clan Trailer (2015)

13 August 2015

The true story of the Puccio Clan. A family who kidnapped and killed people in the 80s.

Gangs of New York Trailer (2002)

19 December 2002

1863. America was born in the streets. In this movie, we see Amsterdam Vallon returning to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin Bill the Butcher who murdered his father years ago.

Ben-Hur Trailer (1959)

18 November 1959

Ben-Hur is a 1959 epic film directed by William Wyler, the third film version of Lew Wallace's 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.

Saving Mr. Banks Trailer (2013)

16 November 2013

Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.

Invictus Trailer (2009)

10 December 2009

Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid.

Assassin's Creed Trailer (2016)

21 December 2016

Lynch discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain.

The Longest Day Trailer (1962)

25 September 1962

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, the US, Britain, and the Free French.

Alexander Trailer (2004)

23 November 2004

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians he leads his Army across the then known world venturing further than any Westerner had ever gone all the way to India.

Pompeii Trailer (2014)

18 February 2014

Set in 79 A.D., POMPEII tells the epic story of Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator.

Cinderella Man Trailer (2005)

02 June 2005

Cinderella Man is the story of a boxer in the 1920’s who after his retirement has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state.

Pearl Harbor Trailer (2001)

21 May 2001

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson.

Public Enemies Trailer (2009)

01 July 2009

Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J.

Windtalkers Trailer (2002)

14 June 2002

Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" - one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.

Das Boot Trailer (1981)

16 September 1981

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War. Soon it becomes hunted itself. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.

J. Edgar Trailer (2011)

09 November 2011

As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered.

The Untouchables Trailer (1987)

02 June 1987

Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone but it's not going to be easy, because Capone has the police in his pocket.

Hotel Rwanda Trailer (2004)

11 September 2004

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world.

Flags of Our Fathers Trailer (2006)

19 October 2006

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945.

Red Tails Trailer (2012)

19 January 2012

The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.

Mr. Turner Trailer (2014)

31 October 2014

Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.

Memoirs of a Geisha Trailer (2005)

06 December 2005

Based on the internationally acclaimed novel by Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha is a sweeping romantic epic set in a mysterious and exotic world that still casts a potent spell today.

Spartacus Trailer (1960)

06 October 1960

Spartacus is a 1960 American historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast about the historical life of Spartacus and the Third Servile War.

The Good Shepherd Trailer (2006)

11 December 2006

Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in the newly founded OSS.

Caligula Trailer (1979)

21 January 1979

The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his fiendishly inventive means of disposing those who would oppose him, and more.

The Elephant Man Trailer (1980)

03 October 1980

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak.

A Man for All Seasons Trailer (1966)

12 December 1966

A Man for All Seasons is the filmed version of the life of Thomas More. An English man comes to Sir Thomas More to ask if he can divorce his wife since King Henry VIII has made it illegal.

We Were Soldiers Trailer (2002)

01 March 2002

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.

Nomad: The Warrior Trailer (2005)

17 July 2005

The Nomad is a historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan. The film is a fictionalised account of the youth and coming-of-age of Ablai Khan, as he grows and fights to defend the fortress at Hazrat-e Turkestan from Dzungar invaders.

Rurouni Kenshin Trailer (2012)

25 August 2012

Former legendary assassin Kenshin Himura has now become a wandering samurai. Offering aid & protecting those in need as atonement for his past deeds.

Ironclad Trailer (2011)

03 March 2011

In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men.

Dragon Blade Trailer (2015)

19 February 2015

Huo An, the commander of the Protection Squad of the Western Regions, was framed by evil forces and becomes enslaved.

Zero Dark Thirty Trailer (2012)

19 December 2012

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.

The Conspirator Trailer (2010)

10 September 2010

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln.