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Manifest Destiny: The Lewis & Clark Musical Adventure (2016)

91 minutes - Adventure | Comedy | Family | History | Music | Western - Released on: 2016-07-13

91 minutes
Adventure | Comedy | Family | History | Music | Western
Released on: 2016-07-13

Synopsis: This musical comedy weaves together sharp satire and heartfelt storytelling into a grand adventure. Through ten original songs, the film follows gruff explorer William Clark and his naturalist companion Meriwether Lewis as they blaze a trail to the Western waters. Along the way, they encounter the wise Sacagawea, battle the elements, and find that President Thomas Jefferson has some surprises up his sleeve.

Directors: Anthony Parisi,

Cast: Jeremy Hoffman, Kevin Abrams, Jesse GrothOlson, Kristen Terry, Matt Bittner

Silence (2016)

161 minutes - Drama | History - Released on: 2016-12-22

161 minutes
Drama | History
Released on: 2016-12-22

Synopsis: Two Jesuit priests, Sebastião Rodrigues and Francis Garrpe, travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

Directors: Martin Scorsese,

Cast: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano, Ciarán Hinds

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

131 minutes - Drama | History | War - Released on: 2016-11-04

131 minutes
Drama | History | War
Released on: 2016-11-04

Synopsis: 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.

Directors: Mel Gibson,

Cast: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving

Sully (2016)

96 minutes - Drama | History - Released on: 2016-08-16

96 minutes
Drama | History
Released on: 2016-08-16

Synopsis: 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. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and career.

Directors: Clint Eastwood,

Cast: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Anna Gunn, Autumn Reeser

The Patriot (2000)

165 minutes - Drama | History | War | Action - Released on: 2000-06-28

165 minutes
Drama | History | War | Action
Released on: 2000-06-28

Synopsis: 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. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, America, against the British, Benjamin reluctantly returns to his old life to protect his son.

Directors: Roland Emmerich,

Cast: Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs, Tchéky Karyo

Patriots Day (DVSCR) (2016)

130 minutes - Drama | History | Thriller - Released on: 2016-12-21

130 minutes
Drama | History | Thriller
Released on: 2016-12-21

Synopsis: 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.

Directors: Peter Berg,

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Kevin Bacon, Michelle Monaghan

Steve Jobs (2015)

122 minutes - History | Drama - Released on: 2015-10-09

122 minutes
History | Drama
Released on: 2015-10-09

Synopsis: 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.

Directors: Danny Boyle,

Cast: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Katherine Waterston, Jeff Daniels

Anthropoid (2016)

120 minutes - History | Thriller | War - Released on: 2016-08-12

120 minutes
History | Thriller | War
Released on: 2016-08-12

Synopsis: In December 1941, Czech soldiers Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich.

Directors: Sean Ellis,

Cast: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Toby Jones, Charlotte Le Bon, Harry Lloyd

The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young (2014)

90 minutes - Adventure | Documentary | History - Released on: 2014-10-26

90 minutes
Adventure | Documentary | History
Released on: 2014-10-26

Synopsis: In its first 25 years only 10 people have finished The Barkley Marathons. Based on a historic prison escape, this cult like race tempts people from around the world to test their limits of physical and mental endurance in this documentary that contemplates the value of pain.

Directors: Annika Iltis, Timothy James Kane,

Cast:

Banking on Bitcoin (2016)

90 minutes - Documentary | History - Released on: 2016-12-30

90 minutes
Documentary | History
Released on: 2016-12-30

Synopsis: Not since the invention of the Internet has there been such a disruptive technology as Bitcoin. Bitcoin's early pioneers sought to blur the lines of sovereignty and the financial status quo. After years of underground development Bitcoin grabbed the attention of a curious public, and the ire of the regulators the technology had subverted. After landmark arrests of prominent cyber criminals Bitcoin faces its most severe adversary yet, the very banks it was built to destroy.

Directors: Christopher Cannucciari,

Cast: Wences Casares, Nathanial Popper, Alex Winter, Rand Paul, Cameron Winklevoss

Genius (2016)

104 minutes - History | Drama - Released on: 2016-06-10

104 minutes
History | Drama
Released on: 2016-06-10

Synopsis: New York in the 1920s. Max Perkins, literary editor at Scribner’s Sons is the first to sign such subsequent literary greats as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. When a sprawling, chaotic 1,000-page manuscript by an unknown writer named Thomas Wolfe falls into his hands, Perkins is convinced he has discovered a literary genius. Together the two men set out to work on a version for publication and a seemingly endless struggle over every single phrase ensues. During this process, Perkins the gentle family man and Wolfe the eccentric author become close – a relationship eyed with suspicion by their wives. When ‘Look Homeward, Angel’ becomes a resounding success, the writer grows increasingly paranoid.

Directors: Michael Grandage,

Cast: Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney, Guy Pearce

Ben-Hur (2016)

125 minutes - Adventure | History | Drama - Released on: 2016-08-17

125 minutes
Adventure | History | Drama
Released on: 2016-08-17

Synopsis: A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.

Directors: Timur Bekmambetov,

Cast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer

Colonia (2016)

120 minutes - Drama | Romance | History - Released on: 2016-02-18

120 minutes
Drama | Romance | History
Released on: 2016-02-18

Synopsis: A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.

Directors: Florian Gallenberger,

Cast: Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl, Michael Nyqvist, Richenda Carey, Vicky Krieps

Public Enemies (2009)

140 minutes - History | Crime | Drama - Released on: 2009-07-01

140 minutes
History | Crime | Drama
Released on: 2009-07-01

Synopsis: 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. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, Hoover makes Dillinger his first Public Enemy Number One and assigns his top agent, Melvin Purvis, the task of bringing him in dead or alive.

Directors: Michael Mann,

Cast: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Giovanni Ribisi, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard

Queen of the Desert (2015)

128 minutes - Drama | History - Released on: 2015-09-03

128 minutes
Drama | History
Released on: 2015-09-03

Synopsis: A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

Directors: Werner Herzog,

Cast: Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Robert Pattinson, Damian Lewis, Jenny Agutter

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

117 minutes - Drama | History - Released on: 2013-09-07

117 minutes
Drama | History
Released on: 2013-09-07

Synopsis: 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.

Directors: Jean-Marc Vallée,

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Denis O'Hare, Steve Zahn

Being Evel (2015)

100 minutes - History | Documentary - Released on: 2015-01-23

100 minutes
History | Documentary
Released on: 2015-01-23

Synopsis: In the history of sports, few names are more recognizable than that of Evel Knievel. Long after the man hung up his famous white leather jumpsuit and rode his Harley into the sunset, his name is still synonymous with the death-defying lifestyle he led. Notoriously brash, bold, and daring, Knievel stared death in the face from the seat of his motorcycle, but few know the larger-than-life story of the boy from Butte, Montana.

Directors: Daniel Junge,

Cast: Evel Knievel, George Hamilton, Johnny Knoxville,

Admiral (2015)

130 minutes - Adventure | Action | Drama | History - Released on: 2015-01-26

130 minutes
Adventure | Action | Drama | History
Released on: 2015-01-26

Synopsis: 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.

Directors: Roel Reiné,

Cast: Frank Lammers, Sanne Langelaar, Rutger Hauer, Aurélie Meriel, Charles Dance