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The French Connection0%The French Connection
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1:44:00

Storyline:The friendly New York detectives "Popeye" Doyle (Gene Hackman) and "Cloudy" Russo (Roy Scheider) have arrested more junkies in a year than their colleagues, but ultimately only small fish. Her boss (Eddie Egan) is also not particularly pleased with the methods with which in particular Doyle practices his profession. Doyle drags Russo into a restaurant where some actual or alleged gangsters meet. One of them is Sal Boca (Tony Lo Bianco), whom Doyle considers a drug dealer. They quickly learn that a major French dealer named Alain Charnier (Fernando Rey) is in New York. Charnier has persuaded French television star Devereau (Frédéric de Pasquale) to hide 60 kilos of high-quality heroin in his car to sell it via Boca to gangster boss Weinstock (Harold Gary). Charnier, with his killer Nicoli ( Marcel Bozzuffi) has appeared in New York, is a shrewd dog. He quickly realizes that the police are shadowing him, Boca and the other participants. The hunt begins...

The Sting0%The Sting
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2:09:00

Storyline:The economic crisis of the 1930s also causes an increase in crime, corruption and speculation and Doyle Lonnegan (Robert Shaw) is one of the beneficiaries. Illegal business, gambling and bribery are the order of the day. When one of his subordinates, Mattola (James Sloyan), wants to bring $ 11,000 from a betting office to Lonnegan's headquarters, he is tricked by trickster Johnny Hooker (Robert Redford) and his partner Luther Coleman (Robert Earl Jones). Both disappear with the money without knowing who they cheated on: Lonnegan. And he does not like such a thing and instructs his bodyguard Floyd (Charles Dierkop) to locate the two fraudsters.

Annie Hall0%Annie Hall
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1:33:00

Storyline:New York TV comedian and stage writer Alvin Singer (Woody Allen) was abandoned by his girlfriend. This is a particularly heavy blow to an intellectual who is constantly pondering the meaning of life. But Singer gets to know the equally neurotic Annie Hall (Diane Keaton), so that he can immediately plunge into a new relationship. They fall in love with each other, their cohabitation being characterized by absurd reflexive discussions about psychological analysis. For Singer and Hall work their respective neuroses against each other with intellectual wit and thoughtfulness. Of course, there is also the question of how long that can go well ...

Kramer vs. Kramer0%Kramer vs. Kramer
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1:45:00

Storyline:Successful advertising expert Ted Kramer (Dustin Hoffman) works for a renowned New York advertising agency and is about to be promoted to Vice President when his wife Joanna (Meryl Streep) unexpectedly packs his bags and leaves. She feels overwhelmed with her role as wife and mother. Suddenly the workaholic has to face the challenges of the household and take care of the education of his son Billy (Justin Henry). At first, the two have their difficulties with each other, but over time, the relationship between father and son becomes more intimate and Ted develops into a model father. However, there is not much time left for his career, which is why he finally loses his job. At the same time Joanna returns to New York and demands not only the divorce, but also the custody of Billy. A bitter litigation begins ...

Ordinary People0%Ordinary People
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2:04:00

Storyline:Family Jarrett lives well-situated in a well-kept suburb. You play golf, you look at the son in swimming tournaments and you have no major worries - until the day Buck (Scott Doebler) dies. He and his brother Conrad (Timothy Hutton) fell into a sailing storm that capsized their boat. Conrad believes he is responsible. The guilt feelings are getting bigger and lead to a suicide attempt. The psychologist dr. From then on, Berger (Judd Hirsch) tries to help the boy to come to terms with the loss. His mother (Mary Tyler Moore) maintains the immaculate facade to the outside, but can not control the hatred of Conrad and subconsciously blames him for the death of the other son, whom she has always preferred. The father Calvin (Donald Sutherland) strives to provide tolerance for the two. But he also fails to prevent the quarrels - the family begins to break up ...

Chariots of Fire0%Chariots of Fire
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2:05:00

Storyline:The story of two British athletes competing in 1924 at the Summer Olympics in Paris. One is a Jew, the other a devout Christian. Both feel that they have to overcome resistance because of their religious orientation. While the Jewish sprinter Harold Abrahams (Ben Cross) faces increasing anti-Semitism, to which he wants to oppose a success in his discipline, Eric Liddell (Ian Charleson) has a problem with starting on Sundays because that's his Christian religious code of conduct contradicts. For this reason, Liddell accepts the offer of his teammate Lord Andrew Lindsay (Nigel Havers) instead of his in the 400- and not in the 100 -meter run to compete. The film, based on a true story, shows how both athletes fight for victory.

Gandhi0%Gandhi
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3:11:00

Storyline:In 1888, Mahatma Gandhi (Ben Kingsley) completed a three-year law degree in London before earning his awards as a lawyer in Bombay and in 1893 on a trip to South Africa. He, who - quite wealthy - has a first class ticket, is thrown out of the train just because of his skin color. Here, for the first time, his sense of justice is evoked and a rethinking takes place. In addition, the viewer follows Gandhi's work in South Africa, for which he is celebrated frenetically by the international press, as well as in the humanistic as well as in political areas of India; finally, he experiences the independence of the same, at whose proclamation, here the Indian, there the Pakistani, and at Gandhi's house, before which he squats clothes spinning, no flag, at the flagpole blows. The "little brown man in a linen cloth" (commentator at the funeral), who united a whole people, ultimately fails the desired success in the small circle of his colleagues: the predominantly Hindu areas of India are united under one, the predominantly Muslim areas under the other and hand. He was just able to soothe the resulting civil-warlike conditions and thus the former peace provides the appropriate backdrop for Gandhi's demise; At the age of 79, he is shot dead in New Delhi on the street.

Terms of Endearment0%Terms of Endearment
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2:12:00

Storyline:Film adaptation of Larry McMurtry's "Time of Tenderness", in which the relationship of two women over a period of 30 years is described. The relationship between mother Aurora (Shirley MacLaine) and daughter Emma (Debra Winger) is characterized by happiness, misunderstandings and strong emotions that range from unconditional affection to love-hate. Since the death of husband or wife, the relationship between the two women has become complicated. As Emma then also enters an ill-considered marriage to the difficult flap (Jeff Daniels) and Aurora gets involved with the dismounted ex-astronaut Garrett Breedlove (Jack Nicholson), changes little about it. Only when Emma suddenly has cancer, does it turn ...

Out of Africa0%Out of Africa
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2:41:00

Storyline:The rich Danish Karen Blixen (Meryl Streep) builds a coffee plantation in Kenya in 1914. But she suffers from the unfortunate marriage with Baron Bror Blixen-Finecke (Klaus Maria Brandauer). She falls in love with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton (Robert Redford). Then a war breaks out and events come to a head.

The Last Emperor0%The Last Emperor
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2:43:00

Storyline:The film begins with a suicide attempt on Pu Yi and his subsequent internment in the re-education camp. The inmates are called there to write down their life story and to confess their offenses. Pu Yi, demoted to prisoner in 981, is accused of being a traitor, collaborator, and counter-revolutionary. Based on the interrogations, the prescribed records and Pu Yi's memories, the eventful life story of the last emperor of China is rolled out in front of the spectator.

Rain Man0%Rain Man
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2:13:00

Storyline:Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise) is a superficial, career-oriented egotist. When his father, to whom he had no contact for years, dies one day, he learns that he has an older brother named Ray (Dustin Hoffman), who is to inherit three million dollars, while Charlie gets only the father's roses and a 49er Buick , But Charlie senses a chance. Because Ray lives in a home for the mentally ill and suffers from autism. He is under the care of Dr. Bruner (Gerald R. Molen), an old friend of the father, who is now managing the assets of Rays in trust and who never wanted to inform Charlie about Ray. Charlie speculates: If he takes Ray and presses Bruner, or if he complains if necessary, he would have chances to half of the penny - if he would get the guardianship of his brother, maybe on the whole money. A journey begins where the two different brothers come closer and closer ...

Driving Miss Daisy0%Driving Miss Daisy
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1:39:00

Storyline:Dissolved Miss Daisy (Jessica Tandy) in front of her car, which has set in the front yard of the neighbor. Of course, the new car is to blame. Sohnemann Boolie (Dan Aykroyd) sees things differently and hires a chauffeur for his obstinate mother. The African American Hoke (Morgan Freeman) is now allowed to drive around the stubborn Miss Daisy, who does not feel like being driven by the wheel of the car. First, the relationship between the two is difficult, because Miss Daisy seeks the dispute. But Hoke has experienced a lot in his old age and so he can not be disturbed by Miss Daisy. With cleverness and persistent patience, he manages to break up the shell with which the old lady surrounds herself. Between Hoke and Miss Daisy develops a deep friendship.

Dances with Wolves0%Dances with Wolves
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3:01:00

Storyline:John J. Dunbar (Kevin Costner) is a lieutenant in the Northern Army, who is supposed to be amputated after a serious war injury. Dunbar can not bear this idea and wants to kill himself. On a horse, he rides up and down in front of the enemy lines, but instead of dying, he becomes a hero: The bullets of the enemies miss him as if by a miracle. As a result, the enemies are distracted and your own men get fresh courage. At the end there is a glorious victory for the northern states. Dunbar is allowed to keep his leg and the horse that kept him safe from the enemy fire. And he has a dream come true: To get to know the Wild West: Dunbar is moved on his own request to the western outpost that exists. He finds nothing there. The post is abandoned, the troops stationed there were killed in battle with the Indians or fled. Nevertheless, Dunbar takes his place. Alone he brings the outpost back on track and enjoys the time in the wilderness. At his side are only his faithful horse and a lonely wolf who watches him from afar and comes a little bit closer each day ...

The English Patient0%The English Patient
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2:42:00

Storyline:Egypt, just before World War II: Hungarian Count Laszlo Almasy (Ralph Fiennes) explores the desert as a member of the Royal Geographic Society in England to create maps for geographers and archaeologists. When German army units shoot him down, he is picked up by an English convoy and cared for by French Red Cross sister Hana (Juliette Binoche). Almasy barely survived the crash; his body, his face burnt beyond recognition, his internal organs badly damaged. Almasy also suffers from amnesia. Hana decides to leave the convoy with Almasy to take care of him. In a monastery ruin in Tuscany, both settle down. They are joined by two close-knit experts from the British Army for disarming bombs: the Sikh Kip (Naveen Andrews) and Hardy (Kevin Whately). Kip and Hana love each other. Finally, the mysterious Caravaggio (Willem Dafoe) emerges from the ruin and meets Almasy with suspicion, without Hana initially knowing why.

Titanic0%Titanic
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3:14:00

Storyline:"Titanic" contains three stories at once. The first one is about the treasure hunter Brock Lovett (Bill Paxton), who searches the wreckage of what used to be the largest ship in the world after the diamond necklace "Heart of the Ocean". The research team contacts the former owner of the valuable chain. The lady's name is Rose Dawson-Colvert (old: Gloria Stuart, young: Kate Winslet) and was on board in 1912 when the famous disaster happened. Rose tells the men story # 2, in which she falls in love with poor artist Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio) on maiden voyage as a fiancée's upper-class girl - a love of social classes with all the associated problems. This love story happens against the background of Story # 3: It's a story full of megalomania and blind belief in technology that ends in an iceberg ...

Shakespeare in Love0%Shakespeare in Love
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2:03:00

Storyline:London, late 16th century: The young writer William Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) lacks money and inspiration. He is in competition with other already established authors, and now he is stuck a solid writer's block. There comes a muse in person of Lady Viola (Gwyneth Paltrow). The young woman from a rich home is a regular visitor to the Rose Theater would like to become an actress herself. It comes as it must: Shakespeare falls in love with the noble woman, but who is to marry the unbearable Lord Wessex (Colin Firth) according to the will of Queen Elizabeth (Judi Dench). Clearly, that's the stuff Shakespeare can cut out of "Romeo and Juliet" ...

Chicago0%Chicago
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1:53:00

Storyline:Housewife Roxie Hart (Renée Zellweger) and her idol, the singer Velma Kelly (Catherine Zeta-Jones), get to know each other in prison, where both are in for murder. Roxie dreams of a great singing career, but her lover has just stopped her. That's why he had to bless the time. You are threatened with the death penalty, which would destroy all wishes. But she has not been executed yet. Roxy's hopes rest on the successful lawyer Billy Flynn (Richard Gere), whose success rate is sensational. If she can win him for her purposes, then she has a real chance to get free and make a great start as a singer. And indeed she manages to engage Flynn with the help of her husband Amos (Jon C. Reilly). He sets the power of the media in motion to get his client free.

Crash0%Crash
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1:52:00

Storyline:In "L.A. Crash" director Paul Haggis tells the past 24 hours in the life of completely different people who have much more in common than it first appears. Anthony (Ludacris) and Peter (Larenz Tate) steal the car from prosecutor Richard Cabot (Brendan Fraser) and his wife Jean (Sandra Bullock). This is problematic for Richard for several reasons. On the one hand, new elections are coming soon and he does not want to offend the black population, on the other hand, his already terrified woman is completely disturbed from now on. Daniel (Michael Pena) pushes a night shift after the other at a locksmith's so that his little daughter can grow up in one of the quieter, but also more expensive areas. The small shop of the Iranian Farhad (Shaun Toub) has already been attacked several times. In order to protect himself and his wife, he creates, against the will of his daughter Dorri (Bahar Soomekh), a firearm. The patrolman Ryan (Matt Dillon) finds no sleep at night because of his seriously ill father (Bruce Kirby). In the service he regularly crosses the borders. In front of the black TV director Cameron (Terrence Dashon Howard) he taps his pretty girlfriend Christine (Thandie Newton). His young, ambitious partner (Ryan Phillippe) then shows him to her supervisor (Keith David). And then there's Graham (Don Cheadle) and Ria (Jennifer Esposito) investigating a case that has a very political dimension ...

Birdman0%Birdman
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1:59:00

Storyline:The career of Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) is almost over. Formerly he played the iconic superhero Birdman, but today he is one of the disused stars of a bygone era. In desperation, he tries to set up a Broadway play to prove himself and everyone else that he is not yet an old man. As the premiere is approaching, falls Riggan's main cast accident. The director quickly replaces Mike Shiner (Edward Norton), who is not just an ingenious actor, but also an eccentric choleric, and is targeting Riggan's daughter Sam (Emma Stone), who has just been drugged. In addition, the battered former "Birdman" is being pressured by his girlfriend Laura (Andrea Riseborough), who tells her to be pregnant. Ex-wife Sylvia (Amy Ryan) also snows in whenever the artist's nerves are already tense again ...

The Hurt Locker0%The Hurt Locker
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2:11:00

Storyline:It seems that the war in Iraq is endless. Every soldier is permanently in mortal danger. A special risk is taken by the elite specialists of a US bombing squad. Sergeant JT Sanborn (Anthony Mackie) and Specialist Owen Eldridge (Brian Geraghty) are trying to make the most of their job and to be as careful as possible, if at all possible. As their supervisor Matt Thompson (Guy Pearce) is blown up during a defuse mission, Staff Sergeant William James (Jeremy Renner) is fast becoming a successor. Just as fast but the first problems, because the adrenaline junkie is indeed an absolute ace in his profession, but not a team player. James is not only endangering himself, but also his unity. Serious tensions break out within the group, which does not make everyday life easier ...

Slumdog Millionaire0%Slumdog Millionaire
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2:00:00

Storyline:20 million rupees (about 300,000 euros) await 18-year-old Jamal Malik (Dev Patel). The orphan grew up in the slums of the Indian mega-metropolis of Mumbai and is only a matter of the sensational profit. He answered 14 questions correctly on the TV show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? And now puts everything on one card. If he resolves the final question, he collects the main prize. If he fails, he goes home empty-handed. Cut: Jamal is suspected of cheating on the television program. Two hard-hitting policemen (Irrfan Khan, Saurabh Shukla) take him to the iron. They want to press a confession out of him. But Jamal persists in his version that he honestly knew the answers. For each question asked in the show, he tells of a drastic experience from his childhood, which brought him to the correct answer.

The King's Speech0%The King's Speech
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1:58:00

Storyline:The British prince Bertie (Colin Firth) has a huge problem: he stutters so violently that every befitting appearance becomes a total disgrace for himself and his royal clan. Innumerable failed solution strategies have long given the poor man any hope of ever being able to overcome his speech impediment. His wife Elizabeth (Helena Bonham Carter) persuades him to make one final attempt - and drags him into the office of weird speech therapist Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush). First, Bertie is deterred by Lionel's gruff tone. But soon after, a cautious friendship between the unequal men develops and the plagued Adelsmann achieves his first successes. Then the events turn over. George V. dies, his brother Edward VIII (Guy Pearce) evades the responsibility as heir to the throne - and suddenly Bertie is crowned king. But how is a stuttering King to send England into the now inevitable war against Nazi Germany?

The Artist0%The Artist
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1:40:00

Storyline:Hollywood 1927: George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a celebrated silent film star. But the introduction of sound film hovers as Damocles sword over his career. At a premiere party, George falls in love with the charismatic young extras Peppy Miller (Bérénice Bejo), who with her winning smile even has the stuff to the big screen favorite. While the triumphal march of the sound film for Peppy means the beginning of her ascent, George, who sees himself as a star of the old record, misses the line and falls deeper and deeper on the corporate ladder. George lacks a sense for the modernization of the cinema and the new demands of the audience. He overcomes himself with his producer (John Goodmann) and his self-produced silent film becomes a flop. This not only endangers the relationship with his wife, but also almost causes him financial ruin. The black-and-white silent film by Michel Hazanavicius tells the story of the rise of a young actress in Hollywood in 1927, when the transition from mute to sound film began.

Argo0%Argo
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2:00:00

Storyline:On November 4, 1979, at the boiling point of the Iranian Revolution, militant students stormed the US embassy in Tehran and took 52 Americans hostage. However, six Americans manage to escape and hide in the Canadian embassy. But even there, they are still in mortal danger and it is only a matter of time until the hostage-takers find and kill them again. But CIA Liberation Specialist Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck) has a risky plan to bring his six compatriots home. His team plans to direct filming for a fictional film and to distribute the hidden embassy staff members as members of the film crew. As part of the production hustle and bustle surrounding the fictional film "Argo", the hostages are to be unobtrusively removed from the country without the Iranian government suspecting.