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American Splendor | United States of America
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IMDB
7.4 (46535 votes)
An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.

Genre
IMDB
7.7 (79576 votes)
Budget
34,000,000.00$
A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride.

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IMDB
7.0 (46603 votes)
Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into the mystery of human behavior.

The Falcon and the Snowman | United States of America| United Kingdom| Mexico
Genre
IMDB
6.8 (10230 votes)
The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.

To Write Love on Her Arms | United States of America
Genre
IMDB
6.6 (2764 votes)
Budget
3,400,000.00$
The story follows 19-year-old Renee who has always loved fairy tales: the idea of a princess, a hero and a happily ever after. But Renee’s life is that of a darker tale: she’s a young woman battling addiction, depression and self-injury. In a creative blend of artistic fantasy balanced with harsh reality, the movie follows Renee on her courageous journey towards recovery.

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IMDB
6.9 (19726 votes)
A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

Genre
IMDB
7.2 (40807 votes)
Budget
9,000,000.00$
In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich

Michael Collins | United Kingdom| Ireland
Genre
IMDB
7.2 (28511 votes)
Budget
28,000,000.00$
Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.

In Like Flynn | Canada| Australia
Genre
IMDB
5.1 (704 votes)
Budget
20,000,000.00$
A mostly true account of future Hollywood star Errol Flynn's sea adventures in the early thirties, sailing from Australia to Papua in search of gold, along with his best friend Rex, a former Canadian smuggler; Dook, a handy English gentleman; and Charlie, a grumpy old sailor.

Brain on Fire | Canada| Ireland
Genre
IMDB
6.6 (15194 votes)
Susannah Cahalan, an up-and-coming journalist at the New York Post becomes plagued by voices in her head and seizures, causing a rapid descent into insanity.

The Look of Love | United Kingdom
Genre
IMDB
6.0 (6451 votes)
Paul Raymond builds a porn, entertainment and real estate empire that makes him the wealthiest man in Britain, but drugs doom his beloved daughter, Debbie.

Genre
IMDB
6.4 (75968 votes)
Budget
80,000,000.00$
Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah decides they should move into the Clasky home. Cultures clash and tensions run high as Flor and the Claskys struggle to share space while raising their children on their own, and very different, terms.

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