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Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, and Meryl Streep team for the first time in this thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between Katharine Graham, publisher of The Washington Post, and hard-nosed editor Ben Bradlee, as they expose a cover-up of government secrets spanning three decades. The two must overcome their differences as they risk it all to help bring long-buried truths to light.
MOLLY'S GAME is based on the true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe.
“12 Strong” is set in the harrowing days following 9/11 when a U.S. Special Forces team, led by their new Captain, Mitch Nelson (Hemsworth), is chosen to be the first U.S. troops sent into Afghanistan for an extremely dangerous mission. There, in the rugged mountains, they must convince Northern Alliance General Dostum (Navid Negahban) to join forces with them to fight their common adversary: the Taliban and their Al Qaeda allies. In addition to overcoming mutual distrust and a vast cultural divide, the Americans—accustomed to state-of-the-art warfare—must adopt the rudimentary tactics of the Afghan horse soldiers. But despite their uneasy bond, the new allies face overwhelming odds: outnumbered and outgunned by a ruthless enemy that does not take prisoners.
After the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, in a race against time, his mother works to convince his wealthy grandfather to pay the ransom.
Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family, whose life is turned around when she meets a boy during a professional hit.
Set in the glamour of the 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of the British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by the scariest curse of all…love. And so begins a Gothic Romance of twists, turns and power struggles of "pure, delicious pleasure" (Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian) that is "devilishly funny and luxuriantly sensuous" (Dana Stevens, Slate).
In this action-packed fantasy epic, a firefighter Ja-hong is taken to the afterlife by three guardians, where only after passing seven trials and proving he lived a noble life will he be able to reincarnate.
Climate change has turned parts of the American Midwest into a desert. The world economic recession is in its thirtieth year. In an attempt to erase deficit and improve productivity the government has legislated the deportation of all unproductive citizens. In the name of fairness and transparency a Federal Government agency known as the Humanity Bureau has been established to investigate and make selections based on a rating system. Citizens wishing to appeal their exile to a colony known as New Eden are given twenty-four hours to plead their case. An impartial case worker is sent to investigate and decide their fate. NOAH KROSS (Nicolas Cage) is a studious government employee fast tracked for promotion. In the drought stricken farm community, Noah is sent to adjudicate the appeal of single mother RACHEL WELLER (Sarah Lind) and her young son LUCAS (Jakob Davies). Rachel is at wits’ end. She desperately needs a second chance, but Noah and his superior ADAM WESTINGHOUSE (Hugh Dillon) know the truth. All Humanity Bureau verdicts are final and Rachel’s fate was sealed long before Noah arrived to spin the government’s illusion of hope and salvation. After a random accident, Noah begins to question his role in the bureaucracy. Knowing the unjust fate of the innocent boy, Kross sets off to save the lives of the mother and child and to expose the truth about the Humanity Bureau’s secrets once and for all. On a dust choked acreage where dignity departed with the last long forgotten rain, a fatherless boy and a resilient woman with secrets of her own challenge Noah to be a better man.
Aspiring street dancer Skyler (Teyana Taylor) is at a major crossroads in her life. She’s decided to try out for the same dance crew as her formally trained sister Tosha (Sierra McClain) in order to compete for a college scholarship, but is discouraged by her family and boyfriend who doubt that her raw, edgy talent is enough for her to win. Determined to prove them all wrong, Skyler practices non-stop in Atlanta’s underground dance scene and catches the eye of Tyrell (Bryshere Y. Gray). He helps her take her sexy dance and hip-hop battle skills to the next level in order to achieve her dreams. - ( Original Title - Honey: Rise Up and Dance )
A tumultuous relationship between a young woman who hails from the projects of Philadelphia and a crime-laden young millionaire who introduces her to his fast-paced and dangerous lifestyle.
Golden Globe® Winner for best foreign language film. After the death of her family in a terrorist attack, Katja’s life falls apart. Her friends and extended family try to give her the support she needs, and Katja somehow manages to make it through the funeral. But the mind numbing search for the perpetrators and reasons behind the senseless killing complicate Katja’s painful mourning, opening wounds and doubts. Katja struggles as she endures the trial against the two suspects: a young couple from the neo-Nazi scene. When the killers are set free, Katja realizes there’s simply no alternative for her: she wants justice.
Rita Crundwell stole more than $53 million of public funds across two decades in office as the City Comptroller and Treasurer for Dixon as self, Illinois as self, a town with a population of 16 as self,000. She used the funds to build one of the nation’s leading quarter horse breeding empires as self, and threw lavish parties for community leaders at her home as self, all while the town endured cuts to public staff as self, emergency services budgets as self, and work on maintaining public infrastructure. In 2012 after a close colleague turned whistleblower finally uncovered her scheme and alerted the Mayor as self, the FBI arrested Crundwell as the largest municipal fraud perpetrator in American history. All the Queen's Horses is the riveting story of how a pillar of the community could so callously execute a scam of such magnitude.
Senna Berges (Sharon Stone), a free-spirited fashion designer lives on the edge. Despite attempts by her strong-willed mother (Ellen Burstyn), to get her to settle down, Senna charts a chaotic path marked by missed career opportunities and casual hookups with younger men. Senna seems destined for a life of disappointment. Then… one day, everything changes. Everything. At her 46th birthday, Senna meets Adam (Tony Goldwyn), a charismatic lawyer who connects with her in the most powerful and profound way. True to form, Senna screws up and happiness is not to be. But when Senna and Adam serendipitously reunite a year later at her 47th birthday party, Senna's luck changes with the opportunity to find true love again. - ( Original Title - All I Wish )
After serving 20 years in prison for the crime of, essentially, being in the wrong place at the wrong time, 38-year-old Chris (Jay Duplass) is granted early parole thanks largely in part to the tireless advocacy of his former high-school teacher, Carol (Edie Falco). As he struggles with the challenges of navigating the modern world as an ex-con and his fraught relationship with his brother Ted (Ben Schwartz), Chris ends up confessing his romantic love for Carol — a love that, given her marital status, Carol cannot reciprocate. Or can she? Carol's daughter Hildy (Kaitlyn Dever) complicates things further by befriending Chris, finding a kindred spirit in this awkward, tormented, older guy.
In the cruel world of junior high, Edwin suffers in a state of anxiety and alienation alongside his only friend, Flake. Misunderstood by their families and demoralized at school daily, their fury simmers quietly until an idea for vengeance offers them a terrifying release. Based on the acclaimed novel “Project X” by Jim Shepard, this unflinching look at adolescence explores how the powerful bonds of childhood friendship and search for belonging can become a matter of life or death.
The last King of Punjab, Maharajah Duleep Singh's kingdom was one of the most powerful and prosperous kingdoms of the 19th century before it was annexed by Britain. Placed on the throne at the age of five, he was robbed of his legacy by treason at the hands of trusted courtiers. He was then torn away from his mother and taken to England by the British at the age of fifteen. While in England, he was introduced to Queen Victoria, who took an immediate liking to him, calling him The Black Prince. Meeting his mother again after thirteen years, the Maharajah is awakened to the realities of his former life in Punjab. He then begins the arduous journey to regain all that was lost, and re-embrace the faith of his birth, Sikhism. As the character of Maharajah Duleep Singh evolves, is torn between two contrasting cultures - his royal ancestry from the Kingdom of Punjab as its last King, set against his upbringing in the UK as he embarks in a new journey of exile, away from his mother. Duleep Singh's lifelong journey to regain his identity, dignity, and Kingdom took him across the world but his struggle was not met with success. He never won the chance to set foot again in his own land of Punjab.(CBFC/DIL/2/62/2017-MUM)
All around us, the world, and we, in its midst, blind.” A snapshot from the life of a bourgeois European family.
Liam Neeson is the ultimate triple threat in the action-packed Taken trilogy! In Taken, former CIA operative Bryan Mills goes after the ruthless gangsters who kidnapped his daughter. In Taken 2, Mills and his ex-wife are abducted by an international mob boss seeking revenge. Then in Taken 3, Mills is framed for murder and must use to special skills one last time to hunt down the real killers.
Brillstein Entertainment Partners presents 'The Black Prince,' a story of Queen Victoria and the Last King of Punjab, Maharajah Duleep Singh. Singh is robbed of his legacy by treason at the hands of trusted courtiers. Influenced by the Queen, he begins a lifelong struggle to regain his Kingdom.
Burt Reynolds stars as an aging screen icon who gets lured into accepting an award at a rinky-dink film festival in Nashville, launching him on both a hilarious fish-out-of-water adventure and an unexpectedly poignant journey into his past.
When a struggling writer, HIV positive for 20+ years, accidentally deposits a $100 birthday check, he is dropped from his health plan for earning too much. In this new era of sort-of universal care, can he take on a helpless bureaucracy or come up with $3000 a month to buy meds on his own?
A Living Bridge addresses the enormous divisions that currently face America and the importance of knowing the people behind the issues. We politicize everything and humanize very little. No matter what your viewpoint or ideology, A Living Bridge helps us all realize that there may be more we have in common than what pulls us apart.... that we can have a difference of opinion, without becoming enemies in the process. Native Americans say that each generation is a living bridge, connecting the past to the future. What we do and how we react to our current differences matter.
When a romance novelist is teamed with a Navy SEAL as research for her book, she is less than thrilled & he is more than honest. But as she works with the SEAL, she learns to look at her life & writing with a different point of view.
A romantic drama about a couple who finds out that their baby may have a serious health issue at their 20-week scan. As they're faced with tough decisions about their pregnancy, they recount their relationship and love for one another.
Through a haze of wine, desert, and uninhibited honesty, Hello & Goodbye follows ex-lovers Drew and Beth as they confront years of issues in one night reaching a level of intimacy they never could in their relationship.
The last King of Punjab, Maharajah Duleep Singh's kingdom was one of the most powerful and prosperous kingdoms of the 19th century before it was annexed by Britain. Placed on the throne at the age of five, he was robbed of his legacy by treason at the hands of trusted courtiers. He was then torn away from his mother and taken to England by the British at the age of fifteen. While in England, he was introduced to Queen Victoria, who took an immediate liking to him, calling him The Black Prince. Meeting his mother again after thirteen years, the Maharajah is awakened to the realities of his former life in Punjab. He then begins the arduous journey to regain all that was lost, and re-embrace the faith of his birth, Sikhism. As the character of Maharajah Duleep Singh evolves, is torn between two contrasting cultures - his royal ancestry from the Kingdom of Punjab as its last King, set against his upbringing in the UK as he embarks in a new journey of exile, away from his mother. Duleep Singh's lifelong journey to regain his identity, dignity, and Kingdom took him across the world but his struggle was not met with success. He never won the chance to set foot again in his own land of Punjab.(CBFC/DIL/2/63/2017-MUM)
Two years after his daughter went missing, Stephen Lewis struggles to find purpose in his life without her. Based on the novel by Ian McEwan, this is a lyrical and heart-breaking exploration of love, loss, and the power of things unseen.
It was one of the most daring missions in the history of space exploration. At the height of the Cold War in 1985, an unmanned Soviet space station spun out of control. With the U.S. getting ready to capture it with the Space Shuttle, Soviet astronauts raced into space to salvage it. This extraordinary film moves between the unfolding drama playing out in Earth and the cascading events in space.
Imagine a beautiful but troubled police detective, with the soul of Humphrey Bogart and the heart of a warrior, still grieving two years after the death of her wife. Now add an abducted woman, a thirty-year-old mystery, and a killer hiding in plain sight…
Kat Abernathy must live up to her family name by attending law school and working for her family practice, until she is challenged to create a second identity for herself in order to pursue, defend and protect her passion as a painter.
While driving through Los Angeles over a tense afternoon in real time, an Irish movie star with a rocky past confronts a series of devastating events that threaten his newfound sobriety, his loved ones, and potentially, his life.
A struggling single mom from Georgia heroically averts a tragedy and saves hundreds of lives when she convinces a deranged gunman who stormed an elementary school in 2013 to surrender. Based on a true story.
Half-Chinese and half-Japanese Mari Hirakawa is the daughter of a Karate coach. Since her childhood, she was forced under her father's training, and has resented Karate for as long as she can remember--her only wish is to sell the dojo after her father passes away. Following his death, Mari starts fantasizing about her life of freedom; however, she finds out from her lawyer that her father has only left her 49% ownership of the property, the other 51% was left to one of his worst pupils, Chan Keung. The two clash, and Chan has a proposition – if Mari is able to win a match in a legitimate martial arts competition, he will unconditionally give her his share of the property. Mari is trapped in a dilemma, and will have to make a choice that will change her life..
Nicholas De La Cruz is a high powered defense attorney, who is also a functioning addict. While preparing to defend a childhood friend, who is a noted criminal, the stress of the case drives Nicholas into a tailspin of self abuse. This leads to him confiding in a therapist, who can hold her own against the dominating Nicholas. What Nicholas discloses about his past, present, and future, will change his life forever.
After 60 years of marriage, devoted couple Philip and Rosemary Twain become separated for the first time. Not by choice. A routine hospital admission for Rosemary triggers a nightmare series of events which drags the couple further and further down into the hell of a well meaning bureaucracy. The care system decides that the couple can no longer take care of themselves, it would be in their 'best interest' to be separated. Rosemary and Philip know better. The octogenarian couple have to fight the legal, political and medical professions just to be...TOGETHER.
Set in a pagan village, this surreal tale centers on a love triangle among a peasant girl, a cocky stable boy and a sleepwalking baroness. The approach of winter prompts the inhabitants to steal food and supplies.
Anmar dreams of becoming a great soccer player, and he finally has his chance to join a team while studying architecture in the U.S. But, to reach his potential, Anmar must first convince his father who threatens to send him back home, get on with his teammates who see Anmar more as a terrorist than a striker, and work with his classmate, Ana, who is just a bit too hot.
After Louie follows Sam (Tony Award® winner Alan Cumming), an artist and activist from ACT UP who lived through the early years of HIV/AIDS — a man scarred and still struggling with survivor’s guilt. Cemented into an oppressive past, he is bewildered by a younger generation of carefree gay men with their uninhibited use of social media, sexting, and seeming political indifference. But when he meets the seductive young Braeden (Zachary Booth), an intergenerational relationship blossoms between them – one capable of reawakening Sam’s artistic soul and reviving his wilted heart.
After a tense few months following a miscarriage and an unemployment spell, things are finally looking up for Sean (Kevin Sizemore) and Lisa Miller (Elizabeth Harnois) when Sean lands his dream job at an advertising firm. But when Sean’s assistant, Jen (Cerina Vincent), his self-proclaimed “Work Wife,” begins vying for his affection, it soon becomes clear that she will stop at nothing to rip their marriage apart and claim him as her own.
Frank is tired of living his life as a thief and using women. - Frank, confused about his next step in life, is tired of living his life as a thief and using women. He finds himself intrigued by an older women whom gets him more than he gets himself, but things spiral out of control when the choices he makes backfire.
James Maxwell was a young up-and-coming artist in the New York City hip-art world. But after the tragic events of 9/11 took the lives of his best friends -- Alexander and Beth -- his life and dreams would forever change when he accepted guardianship of the couple’s two young daughters, Alexis and Grace. Now, eleven years later, and teaching art at an elementary school in Tribeca, he raises the two girls as if they were his own. But money is running out, the financial grind to live in NYC is too much, and he needs to simplify their lives. So, he reluctantly decides to take the girls away from the only place they have ever called home and move back to Buffalo in upstate New York where James and their father grew up as children. This “non-traditional” family now faced with change, new surroundings, and a new journey must find a way to adjust to this new life, as well as finding themselves along the way.
Amy Wilcock loves Beth Gadsby like a moth loves a flame. When Beth's husband Christian finds out about this, he tries to kill them both in a suicidal attempt. Beth survives but the woman she was doesn't. She disappears with her daughter Maya weeks later without so much as a goodbye. Amy tracks her down to a distant lighthouse only to find her broken and maddened in the midst of a dive into an alcoholic abyss. Now Amy must decide whether she can save the love of her life or only the traumatised child from an increasingly dangerous spiral of madness and the preternatural threat of Beth's deceased husband Christian, back from the dead and hell bent on destroying them all.
Friends gather for a ten-year wedding anniversary only to find things don’t go the way they plan.
17-year-old Kevin, sentenced for violent behavior, is just let out of prison. To start anew, he moves in with his aunt and her family and begins an apprenticeship at her store. Quickly he adapts to his new home and gets along well with his cousin Sammy, in his last year of high school. Through Sammy and his friends, Kevin meets John. Upon discovering John’s unbearable situation with his mother, Kevin feels the urge to help his new friend. One evening fate intervenes and questions of betrayal, trust and loyalty start to direct their daily lives more than ever.
Evelyn, a burlesque queen, bewitches single dad Al and his teenage son, Fin with her zest for life. When father and son discover they are competing for the affections of the same woman, old wounds are reopened over the death of Fin’s mother. Through the vivacious Evelyn, Fin learns the power of forgiveness and relinquishes his goddess in return for a family. In this seductive and heart-warming story, both men will discover the power of selfless love.
Former prosecutor-turned-therapist Hailey Dean is a powerhouse - Mensa bright, and acutely observant. During a tragic week, one of her patients loses her parents to separate fatal accidents along with millions of dollars that has seemingly vanished into thin air. When the police begin to question Hailey's patient, she knows she is innocent. But who is the culprit? A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original movie based on the best selling novel by Nancy Grace.
A historical docudrama that reveals a unique scenery on the terrible fate of the sister ship of the famous Titanic, whose final destiny was to be lost while at sea. The project presents the on-screen combination of re-enacted historical events intertwined with the scientific underwater documentary.
The forgotten and ignored, real and tragic happenings in our society are reflected and revealed in the role of Julia who tries to identify herself while she is facing the dark side of her life.
BLESSID is an award-winning supernatural thriller about Sarah, a suicidal pregnant woman with a cursed past, who forms a bond with her neighbor Jedediah. When Sarah discovers that Jedediah is immortal, she realizes that he has been shadowing her since childhood to save her from an unnatural and premature death.
Trapped in a coma and in an out of body experience, Thomas agonizes as his wife decides to pull the plug on his life support, but hospital chaplain, Fr. Peter, gifted with an ability to speak to spirits, advocates for Thomas to save him from death.
Physics professor Viktor has made a discovery that could change everything. His invention allows him to send emails into the past, and though the possibilities are endless, none are more important than the potential to reconstruct a life with the woman he loves. But for every action there is a reaction, and the consequences of Viktor’s meddling in the past may not add up to the future he planned.
40-year-old Maud feels like she has failed. After years of trying, she and her husband Frank have to accept that they will never have children. To breathe new life into their relationship, Frank takes her on a trip to Patagonia, Chile. While Frank puts all of his energy into making a new start, Maud continues to be obsessed with having a child. After one final quarrel on the subject, she abandons Frank to travel alone, without destination, over Chile’s serpentine topography. Maud attempts to reinvent her identity with every new encounter, giving different names, nationalities, and personal narratives to different strangers. One day, she catches a ride with a vulgar, sexually aggressive trucker and his young son, who calls himself “Messi”. In a moment of desperation, Maud leaves the trucker with Messi in tow. The pair forge a fierce and immediate bond, becoming a sort of surrogate family of two. Slowly, Maud begins to embrace who she is as she realizes that there is more to life than the idealized vision she had of motherhood. After the long journey from the rough and cold South of Patagonia to the sweltering heat of the Northern dessert, Maud finally makes peace with herself.
Can you stall the inevitable? Jezebel has been living a normal life with Rachel; her best friend, roommate and cousin. A horrible tragedy strikes and changes her life forever. Surrounded by a string of murders, Jezebel struggles with the death of her cousin and the haunting memories in her daily life. This feature film shows Jezebel working through therapy sessions trying to learn how to deal with her depression. In her grief Jezebel makes unwise decisions that may lead her to the same fate as Rachel. Can she stall her own demise???
In one of the last traditional tribes in the South Pacific, a young girl falls in love with her chief ’s grandson. But when war with their enemies escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, but are pursued by warriors of both tribes. With their lives on the line, the star-crossed lovers must choose between their hearts and the peaceful future of the tribe.
International criminal Slate Corban, a.k.a Riot, is hired by a covert organization to infiltrate and plan an escape from the worlds top secret highest secured prison on the planet, the brutal nine. Meanwhile in a city far away Captain Bennett Sword and his task force team attempt to take down a meeting between two of the cities most infamous and notorious gangs whom have a prosperous alliance with corrupt law enforcement. When things go awry for Captain Sword and his team during their operation a short series of unfortunate events leads to Captain Swords brutal future.
Inspired by a true story. A young debutante is dating the most eligible bachelor in the world, John D. Rockefeller III. Her future seems set, but when she least expects it, she meets a young painter from the Canadian Rocky Mountains. As their attraction turns their lives upside down, they soon face a universal question: Can you find "home" in another person?
Filmmaker Maxim Pozdorovkin shines a light on Puentes de Salud, a Philadelphia health-care clinic serving a population that all-too-easily slips through the cracks: undocumented immigrants.
When renovation expert Shannon Hughes suspects foul play in the death of her friend, a famous crime reporter who is also her new client, helps her solve the mystery surrounding the man's death. A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original movie.
A week away from leaving for his first year of college, Michael becomes concerned about his parents' overprotective tendencies toward his little brother, who has Down syndrome.