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A tragic true story that began in the spring of 1931 when nine black men were pulled off an Alabama freight train and accused of raping two young white women. The nine young men were quickly tried and sentenced to the electric chair. News of their convictions spread, forcing an appeal to the United States Supreme Court. New York attorney Sam Leibowitz (Timothy Hutton) traveled to Alabama in 1933 during segregation to defend the nine young men - setting in motion a legal battle that ultimately changed the lives of everyone involved as well as the course of American jurisprudence.
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I Want To Live!
Susan Hayward won the Best Actress Oscar for her shattering portrayal of a fast-living girl who suddenly finds herself facing the death penalty for a murder she didn't commit.
Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men, John Standing and Johnny Spence, who have one thing in common - a face. Almost exact replicas of each other they meet by chance in a station bar, each at a crossroads in their life: one setting out on a walking tour after losing his job as a teacher; the other avoiding home after a disastrous business venture. The charming and charismatic Johnny wines and dines his new acquaintance but when John wakes the next morning with a hangover he is alone and a chauffeur is standing outside his room, waiting to take him 'home'. Despite his protests, John finds himself sucked irresistibly into another man's life. Stepping literally into his double’s shoes, the inexperienced schoolmaster is suddenly responsible for a crumbling stately home, a failing business and a dog who doesn’t recognise him. Literally Lord of all he surveys, he is master of nothing and, for the first time in his life, has to deal with women, specifically a distraught wife, a drug taking mother, a sister who despises him, an eccentric daughter and two mistresses, one of whom happens to be married to his younger brother. Although he tries at first to escape, John finds himself increasingly attracted to this disparate and dysfunctional group of women and slowly his presence starts to alter the chemistry of the household. Just as he seems to be making progress, John finds himself falling in love. Then his nemesis Johnny returns in secret to the house with evil intent…
Not As A Stranger
In this compelling drama, Robert Mitchum (The Night of the Hunter) stars as a heartless medical student who marries a nurse (Olivia de Havilland, Gone with the Wind) for her savings account until an operating room tragedy changes him forever. Stanley Kramer directs a cast that also includes Frank Sinatra and Gloria Grahame.
Report To The Commissioner
1975 Crime, Drama
This action-loaded drama set in New York City stars Michael Moriarty as a naive rookie cop whose youtful idealism thrusts him into an interdepartmental power play with disastrous consequences.
2011 Crime, Drama, Mystery
After being cleared of the murder of his mistress twenty years ago, Rusty Sabich is again facing conviction - this time for the murder of his wife. As a new secret comes to light the case against him strengthens. Can he prove his innocence once again?
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Faith Comes in Unexpected Places. Based on the story by the New York Times Best-Selling Author of the Left Behind Series, Jerry B. Jenkins.
The Swell Season
2011 Documentary, Romance
The world fell in love with Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglova—the duo behind the band the Swell Season—when their songwriting collaboration in the indie film Once culminated in a euphoric Oscar win. Behind the scenes, though, a grueling two-year world tour threatened to destroy their remarkable bond. Offering an intimate glimpse into the exhilaration and the turmoil of both love and fame, THE SWELL SEASON follows Glen and Marketa through a three-year period of incredible intensity, pressure and passion. As the two wake up in strange towns and navigate a new realm of public exposure, they undergo intense changes that lead them to question their love, their ambitions, and their identities. Ultimately, the audience witnesses the unraveling of a romance and the reconfiguring of a beautiful musical collaboration.
The classic board game, Scrabble, has been popular for decades. In addition, there are fanatics who devote heart and soul to this game to the expense of everything else. This film profiles a group of these enthusiasts as they converge for a Scrabble convention where the word game is almost a bloodsport.
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1990 Drama, Romance
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2013 Documentary, Independent
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2003 Crime, Drama
Nicole Kidman (Eyes Wide Shut) leads a star-studded cast in this experimental drama from Lars Von Trier (Melancholia). A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town.