Top Drama Movies 2019

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After - Jenny Gage Cover Art

After

After

Based on Anna Todd's bestselling novel which became a publishing sensation on social storytelling platform Wattpad, After follows Tess (Josephine Langford), a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart, as she enters her first semester in college. Armed with grand ambitions for her future, her guarded world opens up when she meets the dark and mysterious Hardin Scott (Hero Fiennes Tiffin), a magnetic, brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself and what she wants out of life.

© 2019 Aviron Pictures, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Us (2019) - Jordan Peele Cover Art

Us (2019)

Us (2019)

From Academy Award®-winning visionary Jordan Peele comes another original nightmare. Starring Oscar® winner Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave) and Winston Duke (Black Panther), an endearing American family is pitted against a terrifying and uncanny opponent: doppelgängers of themselves.

© 2018 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

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Hotel Mumbai - Anthony Maras Cover Art

Hotel Mumbai

Hotel Mumbai

A true story of humanity and heroism, Hotel Mumbai vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi (Anupam Kher) and a waiter (Academy Award® nominee Dev Patel, Slumdog Millionaire) who choose to risk their lives to protect their guests. As the world watches on, a desperate couple (Armie Hammer, Call Me By Your Name and Nazanin Boniadi, "Homeland") is forced to make unthinkable sacrifices to protect their newborn child. Critics are hailing this film is "intense, hair-raising, and deeply humane… a suspenseful achievement" (New York Observer).

© 2018 Bleecker Street Media LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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The Upside - Neil Burger Cover Art

The Upside

The Upside

Philip is a disabled white billionaire, who feels that life is not worth living. To help him in his day to day routine, he hires Del, an African American parolee, trying to reconnect with his estranged wife. What begins as a professional relationship develops into a friendship as Del shows his grouchy charge that life is worth living.

© 2019 STX Financing, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Five Feet Apart - Justin Baldoni Cover Art

Five Feet Apart

Five Feet Apart

Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) is a vibrant, fun-loving 17-year-old. Unlike most teenagers, Stella has to spend much of her time living at a hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. When Stella meets Will (Cole Sprouse), a charming and rebellious fellow patient, she feels a powerful connection—but restrictions dictate that she and Will maintain a safe distance between them. As their feelings grow, Stella and Will face a life-changing question: How does love feel when even a single touch is off limits?

© 2019 Granville LA LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Apollo 11 (2019) - Todd Douglas Miller Cover Art

Apollo 11 (2019)

Apollo 11 (2019)

From director Todd Douglas Miller (Dinosaur 13) comes a cinematic event 50 years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA's most celebrated mission—the one that first put men on the moon, and forever made Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin into household names. Immersed in the perspectives of the astronauts, the team in Mission Control, and the millions of spectators on the ground, we vividly experience those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future.

© 2019 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

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Spider-Man: Homecoming - Jon Watts Cover Art

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man [Tom Holland] begins to navigate his new identity as the web-slinging super hero under the watchful eye of his mentor Tony Stark.

© 2017 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. and LSC Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved. | MARVEL and all related character names: © & ™ 2017 MARVEL.

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The Mule (2018) - Clint Eastwood Cover Art

The Mule (2018)

The Mule (2018)

Eastwood stars as Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does well—so well, in fact, that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl is assigned a handler. But he isn’t the only one keeping tabs on Earl; the mysterious new drug mule has also hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates. And even as his money problems become a thing of the past, Earl’s past mistakes start to weigh heavily on him, and it’s uncertain if he’ll have time to right those wrongs before law enforcement, or the cartel’s enforcers, catch up to him.

©2018 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Imperative Entertainment, LLC and BRON Creative USA, Corp.

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The Mustang

The Mustang

Roman Coleman (Matthias Schoenaerts), a convict in a rural Nevada prison who struggles to escape his past, rediscovers his own humanity in a social rehabilitation program. There he must gentle an especially unbreakable mustang named Marcus. During the program, Roman is helped by a no-nonsense veteran trainer (Bruce Dern) and an outgoing fellow inmate and trick rider (Jason Mitchell). His journey with Marcus inspires a heartfelt connection and challenges him to be a better person.

© 2019 Focus Features LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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The Illusionist - Neil Burger Cover Art

The Illusionist

The Illusionist

Set in early 20th-century Vienna, a stage magician uses his magic to win back the great love of his life from a brutal enemy, her fiancée, who is also the powerful crowned prince of Austria.

© 2019 Moonstone Entertainment

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The Aftermath - James Kent Cover Art

The Aftermath

The Aftermath

In postwar Germany in 1946, Rachael Morgan (Keira Knightley) arrives in the ruins of Hamburg to be reunited with her husband Lewis (Jason Clarke), a British colonel who’s rebuilding the city. Rachael learns they now share their home with a German widower (Alexander Skarsgård) and his troubled daughter. In this charged setting, enmity and grief give way to passion and betrayal.

© 2019 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

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Bohemian Rhapsody - Bryan Singer Cover Art

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody is an enthralling celebration of Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and convention to become one of history’s most beloved entertainers. Following Queen’s meteoric rise, their revolutionary sound and Freddie’s solo career, the film also chronicles the band’s reunion, and one of the greatest performances in rock history.

© 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

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Green Book - Peter Farrelly Cover Art

Green Book

Green Book

Academy Award® nominee Viggo Mortensen and Academy Award® winner Mahershala Ali star in Green Book, a film inspired by a true friendship that transcended race, class, and the 1962 Mason-Dixon line. When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Donald Shirley (Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on "The Green Book" to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African- Americans. Confronted with racism, danger as well as unexpected humanity and humor—they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.

© 2018 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

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Fighting With My Family - Stephen Merchant Cover Art

Fighting With My Family

Fighting With My Family

Reformed gangster and wrestler Ricky and his wife Julia make a living performing with their children Saraya and Zak. When brother and sister get the chance to audition for WWE, it seems the family dream is coming true but they are about to learn that becoming a WWE Superstar demands more than they ever imagined possible.

© 2017 WWE Studios Finance Corp. and Film4, A Division of Channel Four Television Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

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The Adjustment Bureau - George Nolfi Cover Art

The Adjustment Bureau

The Adjustment Bureau

Academy Award® nominee Matt Damon (The Bourne trilogy) stars in this action thriller about a man who glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman he's ever loved (Emily Blunt: The Young Victoria, The Devil Wears Prada). Based on a story by the legendary Philip K. Dick (Total Recall, Minority Report and Blade Runner), The Adjustment Bureau is “entertaining and thought-provoking”. — Katey Rich, CINEMABLEND.COM

© 2011 MRC II Distribution Company LP. All Rights Reserved.

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Vice - Adam McKay Cover Art

Vice

Vice

VICE explores how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways still felt today.

© 2018 Annapurna Pictures, LLC. All rights reserved.

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Catch Me If You Can (2002) - Steven Spielberg Cover Art

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

Frank W. Abagnale Jr. (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a 16-year-old high school student who finds himself emotionally cut adrift when his mother, Paula (Nathalie Baye), leaves his father, Frank Abagnale Sr. (Christopher Walken), after Frank Sr. falls into arrears with the Internal Revenue Service. One day at school, Frank Jr. attempts to pass himself off as a substitute teacher, and easily makes the subterfuge work. His small-scale success gives Frank some ideas, and he soon discovers bigger and more profitable ways of hoaxing others, passing himself off as an airline pilot, a doctor, and an attorney. Along the way, Frank learns how to become a master forger, and uses his talent and charm to pass over 2.5 million dollars in phony checks. Frank's increasingly audacious work soon attracts the attention of Carl Hanratty (Tom Hanks), an FBI agent who is determined to put Frank behind bars. Frank seems to enjoy being pursued by Carl, and even goes so far as to call Carl on the phone to chat every once in a while. While posing as a doctor, Frank falls in love with Brenda Strong (Amy Adams), a sweet girl working as a candy striper. When Frank asks Brenda to marry him, he decides to assume a new identity to impress her father, Roger (Martin Sheen) — who happens to be the District Attorney of New Orleans, LA.

© 2002 DreamWorks LLC.

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Venom - Ruben Fleischer Cover Art

Venom

Venom

Tom Hardy stars as the lethal protector and anti-hero Venom - one of Marvel’s most enigmatic and complex characters.

2018 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. and Tencent Pictures (USA) LLC. All Rights Reserved. MARVEL and all related character names: © & ™ 2018 MARVEL.

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Cast Away - Robert Zemeckis Cover Art

Cast Away

Cast Away

Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis and two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks reunite to explore the blessings and heartache of fate and the survival of the human spirit. Tom Hanks gives one of the towering screen performances of all time as Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer whose ruled-by-the-clock existence abruptly ends when a harrowing plane crash leaves him isolated on a remote island. As Chuck struggles to survive, he finds that his own personal journey has only just begun...

© 2000 DreamWorks L.L.C. and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

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The Best of Enemies - Robin Bissell Cover Art

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies

Based on a true story, The Best of Enemies centers on the extraordinary relationship between Ann Atwater (Henson), a fearless and outspoken civil rights activist who faced off against C.P. Ellis (Rockwell), a local Ku Klux Klan leader, to blaze the way for school desegregation in Durham, North Carolina, in 1971.

© 2019 STX Financing, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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That Thing You Do! - Tom Hanks Cover Art

That Thing You Do!

That Thing You Do!

Tom Hanks writes, directs and co-stars in this refreshing, big-hearted comedy that captures the overnight triumph of an American rock band during the glory days of rock and roll. When a young appliance salesman agrees to fill-in for an injured drummer in a local talent show, four shooting stars are born. Faster than you can say "That Thing You Do," a Play-Tone Records executive (Hanks) signs the group and catapults them to fame as their signature tune skyrockets to the top of the charts!

© 1996 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

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Giant Little Ones - Keith Behrman Cover Art

Giant Little Ones

Giant Little Ones

Franky Winter (Josh Wiggins) and Ballas Kohl (Darren Mann) have been best friends since childhood. They are high school royalty: handsome, stars of the swim team and popular with girls. They live a perfect teenage life – until the night of Franky's epic 17th birthday party, when Franky and Ballas are involved in an unexpected incident that changes their lives forever.

© 2018 Giant Little Ones Film Inc.

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Missing 411: The Hunted

Missing 411: The Hunted

Hunters have been disappearing from North American wildlands for hundreds of years, many without leaving a trace. Former police detective David Paulides was initially brought on to investigate the circumstances around the many mysterious disappearances - here he presents the haunting true stories of hunters experiencing the unexplainable.Missing 411: The Hunted is based on the book by Paulides, which documents 185 cases of missing peoples from four different countries. All 185 cases fit a narrowly defined profile that was refined after researching thousands of missing person reports; these cases are the most difficult, defy common sense, challenge conventional wisdom and remain unexplained.

© 2019 NABS LLC

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Creed II - Steven Caple Jr. Cover Art

Creed II

Creed II

Life has become a balancing act for Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan). Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, he is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family’s past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring. Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) is there by his side through it all and, together, Rocky and Adonis will confront their shared legacy, question what’s worth fighting for, and discover that nothing’s more important than family. Creed II is about going back to basics to rediscover what made you a champion in the first place, and remembering that, no matter where you go, you can’t escape your history.

© 2018 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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Footloose (1984) - Herbert Ross Cover Art

Footloose (1984)

Footloose (1984)

Footloose jumps with spirit, dazzling dance numbers and an electrifying musical score. It portrays the timeless struggle between innocent pleasure and rigid morality, when city-boy Ren McCormick (Kevin Bacon) finds himself in an uptight Midwestern town where dancing has been banned. Ren revolts with best friend Willard (Chris Penn) and the minister's daughter (Lori Singer). A treasury of Top 10 songs - Kenny Loggins "Footloose," Shalamar "Dancing In The Sheets," Deniece Williams "Let's Hear It For The Boy," Bonnie Tyler "Holding Out for A Hero," and the Footloose love theme, "Almost Paradise."

© 1984 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

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Miracle - Gavin O'Connor Cover Art

Miracle

Miracle

From the studio that brought you The Rookie and Remember The Titans comes the movie everybody loves -- Miracle. Filled with exhilarating nonstop hockey action and heart-racing suspense, it's the inspiring true story behind one of the greatest moments in sports history; the 1980 United States ice hockey team's triumphant Olympic victory against the Soviet Union. Kurt Russell gives a brilliant performance as the dynamic and determined coach Herb Brooks, who had an impossible dream -- beat the seemingly unbeatable Soviets at their own game. Starting with a handpicked group of 26 undisciplined kids, Brooks coached them to play like they never played before, and turned 20 of them into a team that believed they could achieve the unachievable -- and in the process, united a nation with a new feeling of hope.

© 2004 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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The Wolf of Wall Street - Martin Scorsese Cover Art

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

Sex. Money. Power. Drugs. Brace yourself for an outrageous true story from legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese that critics are calling "a masterpiece for a new generation.” Leonardo DiCaprio delivers the best performance of his career as a young stockbroker hungry for a life of non-stop thrills, where corruption was king and more was never enough. His rise to power earned him the title The Wolf of Wall Street. Together, Scorsese and DiCaprio deliver a story of American excess that is an absolute blast from start to finish.

© 2013 TWOWS, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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The Post - Steven Spielberg Cover Art

The Post

The Post

Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in THE POST, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership of Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of The Washington Post, and its driven editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents. The two must overcome their differences as they risk their careers - and their very freedom - to bring long-buried truths to light.THE POST marks the first time Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg have collaborated on a project. In addition to directing, Spielberg produces along with Amy Pascal and Kristie Macosko Krieger. The script was written by Liz Hannah and Josh Singer and features an acclaimed ensemble cast including Alison Brie, Carrie Coon, David Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, Sarah Paulson, Jesse Plemons, Matthew Rhys, Michael Stuhlbarg, Bradley Whitford and Zach Woods.

© 2017 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Storyteller Distribution Co. LLC. All rights reserved.

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Glass

Glass

M. Night Shyamalan brings together two of his standout original films—Unbreakable and Split— in this explosive comic book thriller. Elijah Price, also known as Mr. Glass (Samuel L. Jackson), finds David Dunn (Bruce Willis) pursuing Kevin Wendell Crumb's superhuman figure, The Beast (James McAvoy), in a series of escalating encounters. Price, armed with secrets critical to both men, emerges as a shadowy orchestrator.

© 2019 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

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Queen of the Damned - Michael Rymer Cover Art

Queen of the Damned

Queen of the Damned

Singing sensation Aaliyah ("Romeo Must Die") stars as Akasha, the queen of all vampires, awakened by the music of the vampire Lestat (Stuart Townsend -- "Wonderland," "Resurrection Man"), who has transformed himself into a rock star in the contemporary American music scene. Akasha's malevolent power is so great that all the immortal vampires must stand against her if they want to survive! Also starring Marguerite Moreau ("Firestarter 2: Rekindled," "Wet Hot American Summer"), Vincent Perez ("I Dreamed of Africa") and Lena Olin ("Chocolat," "Romeo Is Bleeding") with music by the top-selling rock group Korn!

© 2002 Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Pearl Harbor - Michael Bay Cover Art

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

History comes alive in the unforgettable epic motion picture Pearl Harbor, the spectacular blockbuster brought to the screen by Jerry Bruckheimer and Michael Bay. Astounding visual and audio effects put you at the center of the event that changed the world -- that early Sunday morning in paradise when warplanes screamed across the peaceful skies of Pearl Harbor and jolted America into World War II. This real-life tale of catastrophic defeat, heroic victory, and personal courage focuses on the war's devastating impact on two daring young pilots, Ben Affleck (Armageddon) and Josh Hartnet (Black Hawk Down), and a beautiful, dedicated nurse, Kate Beckinsale (Serendipity). Pearl Harbor is extraordinary moviemaking -- a breathtaking reenactment of the "date which will live in infamy" and a heartfelt tribute to the men and women who lived it.

© 2001 Touchstone Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Hanna - Joe Wright Cover Art

Hanna

Hanna

An action-packed suspense-thriller starring Academy Award® nominee Saoirse Ronan (Atonement, The Lovely Bones), Hanna is “an exuberant chase thriller that pulses with energy!” (Justin Chang, Variety). Raised by her father (Eric Bana), an ex-CIA agent, in the wilds of Finland, Hanna’s upbringing and training have been one and the same, all geared to making her the perfect assassin. The turning point in her adolescence is a sharp one. Sent into the world by her father on a mission, Hanna journeys stealthily across Europe, eluding agents dispatched after her by a ruthless intelligence operative with secrets of her own (Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett). As she nears her ultimate target, Hanna faces startling revelations about her existence, in a movie critics are calling “exhilarating, audacious and boldly original!” (Karen Durbin, Elle)

© 2010 Focus Features LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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The Notebook - Nicholas Sparks Cover Art

The Notebook

The Notebook

Behind every great love is a great story. As teenagers, Allie (Rachel McAdams) and Noah (Ryan Gosling) begin a whirlwind courtship that soon blossoms into tender intimacy. The young couple is quickly separated by Allie's upper-class parents who insist that Noah isn't right for her. Several years pass, and when they meet again, their passion is rekindled, forcing Allie to choose between her soulmate and class order. This beautiful tale has a particularly special meaning to an older gentleman (James Garner) who regularly reads the timeless love story to his aging companion (Gena Rowlands). Based on the best-selling novel by Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook is at once heartwarming and heartbreaking and will capture you in its sweeping and emotional force.

© 2004 New Line Productions, Inc.

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Escape Room - Adam Robitel Cover Art

Escape Room

Escape Room

Escape Room is a psychological thriller about six strangers who find themselves in circumstances beyond their control and must use their wits to find the clues or die.

© 2019 Original Film

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Ocean's 8

Ocean's 8

Five years, eight months, 12 days...and counting. That’s how long Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it’s going to take—a team of the best in their field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller (Cate Blanchett). Together, they recruit a crew of specialists: jeweler Amita (Mindy Kaling); street con Constance (Awkwafina); expert fence Tammy (Sarah Paulson); hacker Nine Ball (Rihanna); and fashion designer Rose (Helena Bonham Carter). The target is a cool $150 million dollars in diamonds—diamonds that will be around the neck of world-famous actress Daphne Kluger (Anne Hathaway), who will be centerstage at the event of the year, the Met Gala. The plan is rock solid, but everything will need to be flawless if the team is going to get in and get away with the ice. All in plain sight.

© 2018 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Village Roadshow (BVI) Limited.

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The Green Mile - Stephen King Cover Art

The Green Mile

The Green Mile

Oscar nominated best picture adaptation of a Stephen King novel about a gentle giant of a prisoner with supernatural powers, who brings a sense of spirit and humanity to his guards and fellow inmates. Oscar award winning actor Tom Hanks heads the cast in this emotionally riveting story.

© 1999 Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

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The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises

Watch the epic conclusion to The Dark Knight Trilogy! Eight years ago, after taking the blame for D.A. Harvey Dent’s death, Batman (Christian Bale) mysteriously vanished. But everything changes with the appearance of a cunning cat burglar – played by Anne Hathaway – and the arrival of Bane (Tom Hardy), a ruthless madman. Bane’s reign of terror forces Batman out of his self-imposed exile and into the ultimate battle for Gotham City’s survival…and his own!

2012 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Legendary Pictures Funding, LLC. BATMAN, THE DARK KNIGHT, and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.

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Ocean's Thirteen

Ocean's Thirteen

It's bolder. Riskier. The most dazzling heist yet. George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and more re-team with director Steven Soderbergh for a split-second caper that stacks the deck with wit, style and cool. Danny Ocean again runs the game. The boys are out to break The Bank. Place your bets!

© 2007 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever

Experience the film that catapulted John Travolta to superstardom, garnered him an Oscar® nomination and captivated audiences the world over. Plus, get the Director's Cut, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the iconic film in iTunes Extras! Travolta commands the screen as Tony Manero, a restless Brooklyn rebel who escapes problems at home and an uncertain future every Saturday night when he shines as king of the disco dance floor. Both the sensational dancing and moving story are driven by the timeless music soundtrack that will forever define its era.

© TM & Copyright 1977 by Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved. TM, and Copyright 2006 by Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

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Almost Famous

Almost Famous

A coming-of-age story about a 15-year-old boy hitting the road with an up-and-coming rock band in the early 1970s. Elaine Miller is a bright, loving, but strict single parent whose distrust of rock music and fears about drug use have helped to drive a wedge between herself and her two children, Anita, and William. William makes something of his love of rock & roll by writing album reviews for a local underground newspaper. William's work attracts the attention of Lester Bangs, editor of renegade rock magazine Creem, who takes William under his wing and gives him his first professional writing assignment - covering a Black Sabbath concert. While William is unable to score an interview with the headliners, the opening act, Stillwater, are more than happy to chat with a reporter, even if he's still too young to drive, and William's piece on the group in Creem gains him a new admirer in Ben Fong-Torres, an editor at Rolling Stone. Torres offers William an assignment for a 3,000-word cover story on Stillwater, and over the objections of his mother, and after some stern advice from Bangs, Williams joins Stillwater on tour, where he becomes friendly with guitarist Russell Hammond and singer Jeff Bebe. William also becomes enamored of Penny Lane, a groupie traveling with the band who is no older than William, but is deeply involved with Russell.

TM & © 2000 Dreamworks LLC & Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of legendary concierge Gustave H. and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft of a priceless painting; a raging battle for an enormous family fortune; and a desperate chase on motorcycles, trains, sleds, and skis - all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent.

© 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

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The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man

Peter Parker is going back to high school in The Amazing Spider-Man as a teenager dealing with both contemporary human problems and amazing super-human crises.

© 2012 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved. | MARVEL, and all Marvel characters including the Spider-Man character ™ & 2012 Marvel Characters, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Get Out - Jordan Peele Cover Art

Get Out

Get Out

When Chris (Daniel Kaluuya), a young African-American man, visits his white girlfriend's (Allison Williams) family estate, he becomes ensnared in the more sinister, real reason for the invitation. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he could have never imagined. This speculative thriller from Blumhouse (producers of The Visit, Insidious series and The Gift) and the mind of Jordan Peele (Key & Peele) is equal parts gripping thriller and provocative commentary.

© 2017 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

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Michael Clayton - Tony Gilroy Cover Art

Michael Clayton

Michael Clayton

Michael Clayton (George Clooney) is an in-house "fixer" at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. At the behest of the firm's co- founder Marty Bach (Sydney Pollack), Clayton, a former prosecutor from a family of cops, takes care of Kenner, Bach and Ledeen's dirtiest work. Clayton cleans up clients' messes, handling anything from hit-and-runs and damaging stories in the press to shoplifting wives and crooked politicians. Though burned out and discontented in his job, Clayton is inextricably tied to the firm. At the agrochemical company U/North, the career of in-house chief counsel Karen Crowder (Tilda Swinton) rests on the settlement of the suit that Kenner, Bach and Ledeen is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. When the firm's top litigator, the brilliant Arthur Edens (Tom Wilkinson), has an apparent breakdown and tries to sabotage the entire case, Marty Bach sends Michael Clayton to tackle this unprecedented disaster and, in doing so, Clayton comes face to face with the reality of who he has become.

© 2007 Warner Bros. Entertainment. All Rights Reserved

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A Star Is Born (2018) - Bradley Cooper Cover Art

A Star Is Born (2018)

A Star Is Born (2018)

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers—and falls in love with—struggling artist Ally (Lady Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

© 2018 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

With all of the wonder, adventure and thrills synonymous with one of the most popular and successful series in cinema history, this all-new motion-picture event sees the return of favorite characters and dinosaurs—along with new breeds more awe-inspiring and terrifying than ever before. Welcome to "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom." Stars Pratt and Howard return alongside executive producers Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow for "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom." They are joined by co-stars James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall and Isabella Sermon, while B.D. Wong and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles.

© 2018 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

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Transit

Transit

As fascist troops descend on Paris, German refugee Georg (Franz Rogowski) flees to Marseille, where he assumes the identity of a dead writer and obtains a transit visa for passage to North America. Awaiting his escape in a make-shift emigré community, Georg's life intertwines with those of a young refugee and his widowed mother, and a lovely, mysterious woman in search of her own missing husband (Paula Beer), causing Georg to imagine new beginnings. Brilliantly adapted from Anna Seghers' 1944 novel by renowned filmmaker Christian Petzold (PHOENIX), TRANSIT shifts the story to an indeterminate present, blurring history with the contemporary to create an urgent and timeless exploration of the plight of displaced people around the world.

© 2019 Southport Music Box Corporation d/b/a Music Box Films

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Furie

Furie

When a little girl is kidnapped by a trafficking ring, they soon find they messed with the wrong kid. Her mother, a former gang leader, is close on their trail and will go to any lengths to bring her daughter home.

© 2019 Norwester International, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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The Terminal

The Terminal

This romantic comedy from director Steven Spielberg revolves around an Eastern European man by the name of Viktor Navorski (Tom Hanks), whose plans of immigrating to New York were hastened by a violent coup in his home country. Unfortunately, Viktor finds himself on the wrong end of a nasty technicality while en route to America: His passport was issued from a country, which, during its upheaval, ceased to exist in an official capacity. Unauthorized to leave Kennedy Airport upon his arrival and unable to return home, Viktor finds himself exiled inside the terminal's international transit lounge. Though airport official Frank Dixon (Stanley Tucci) views Viktor as an annoying bureaucratic glitch, other airport employees — including a beautiful flight attendant by the name of Amelia (Catherine Zeta-Jones) — come to see him as a welcome, if unofficial, addition to their numbers. As the days stretch on into months, the terminal transforms from an intimidating atmosphere of forced assimilation into a country within itself, complete with culture, ambition, status, complex diversity, and the need for love.

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The American (2010) - Anton Corbijn Cover Art

The American (2010)

The American (2010)

Academy Award® winner George Clooney is The American in this sexy suspense thriller from director Anton Corbijn. After a job ends more violently than expected, Jack (Clooney) retreats to the Italian countryside and accepts one last assignment to construct a deadly weapon for a mysterious contact. But when he pursues a relationship with a beautiful local woman, he may be tempting fate by stepping out of the shadows. Jack soon finds himself in an escalating battle to escape from his secretive past, in the film critics are calling “4 Stars! Riveting and irresistible!” (Joe Neumaier, NY Daily News)

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