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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 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.

Assassin's Creed Trailer (2016)

21 December 2016

Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society.

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.

Ben-Hur Trailer (1959)

26 December 1959

Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus changes everything.

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.

Shakespeare in Love Trailer (1998)

11 December 1998

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written.

Hacksaw Ridge Trailer (2016)

07 October 2016

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to win the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Amadeus Trailer (1984)

26 October 1984

The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri – now confined to an insane asylum.

Apollo 13 Trailer (1995)

30 June 1995

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism.

The Man with the Iron Heart Trailer (2017)

25 May 2017

With the Third Reich is at his peak in 1942, the Czech resistance in London plans the most ambitious military operation of WWII – Anthropoid.

Escape from Alcatraz Trailer (1979)

22 June 1979

Escape from Alcatraz tells the story of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Trailer (2016)

13 January 2016

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

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.

Patriots Day Trailer (2016)

21 December 2016

An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.

Woman in Gold Trailer (2015)

10 April 2015

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family.

Cleopatra Trailer (1963)

12 June 1963

Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.The winner of four Oscars, this epic saga of love, greed and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the passionate and ambitious Egyptian queen who's determined to hold on to the throne and seduces the Roman emperor Julius Caesar (Rex Harrison).

The Founder Trailer (2016)

24 November 2016

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California.

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.

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.

King Arthur Trailer (2004)

07 July 2004

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, Lucius Artorius Castus is the historical person behind the legend.

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.

Hidden Figures Trailer (2016)

10 December 2016

The incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson - brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world.

Das Boot Trailer (1981)

16 September 1981

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

Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom Trailer (1975)

22 November 1975

Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.

All the President's Men Trailer (1976)

04 April 1976

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters.

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.

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.

Pompeii Trailer (2014)

18 February 2014

In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, 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.

Ran Trailer (1985)

01 June 1985

In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how their new-found power will corrupt them.

Sully Trailer (2016)

07 September 2016

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard.

The Flowers of War Trailer (2011)

15 December 2011

A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.

Silence Trailer (2016)

22 December 2016

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

Selma Trailer (2014)

25 December 2014

"Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B.

Private Gold 61: Cleopatra Trailer (2003)

01 January 2003

A group of archaeologists, members of a sect that worships ancient Egypt, working from a sample of her DNA, attempt to bring back to life the beautiful Cleopatra.

A United Kingdom Trailer (2016)

25 November 2016

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments.

Invictus Trailer (2009)

10 December 2009

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

Parkland Trailer (2013)

02 October 2013

November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F.

Labyrinth of Lies Trailer (2014)

06 September 2014

A young prosecutor in postwar West Germany investigates a massive conspiracy to cover up the Nazi pasts of prominent public figures.

Seven Years in Tibet Trailer (1997)

12 September 1997

Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939.

The Wind Rises Trailer (2013)

20 July 2013

A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.

Tale of Tales Trailer (2015)

14 May 2015

From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.

Tombstone Trailer (1993)

25 December 1993

Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone.

How the West Was Won Trailer (1962)

01 November 1962

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.

Come and See Trailer (1985)

01 July 1985

The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes.

Downfall Trailer (2004)

08 September 2004

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west.

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.

In the Realm of the Senses Trailer (1976)

15 May 1976

Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.

Baahubali: The Beginning Trailer (2015)

10 July 2015

The young Shivudu is left as a foundling in a small village by his mother. By the time he’s grown up, it has become apparent that he possesses exceptional gifts.

Max Manus: Man of War Trailer (2008)

18 December 2008

Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War against the Soviet Union.

Southern Comfort Trailer (1981)

25 September 1981

A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by stealing their canoes.

A Royal Affair Trailer (2012)

29 March 2012

A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.

Flags of Our Fathers Trailer (2006)

18 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.

Enemy at the Gates Trailer (2001)

14 March 2001

Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the Russians and the Germans.

Seabiscuit Trailer (2003)

22 July 2003

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Midway Trailer (1976)

18 June 1976

This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.

Testament of Youth Trailer (2014)

14 October 2014

Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view.

Snowden Trailer (2016)

15 September 2016

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

Queen Margot Trailer (1994)

11 May 1994

The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging.