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Based on real events, the dramatic thriller ‘Argo’ chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis.
When a new sergeant, James, takes over a highly trained bomb disposal team amidst violent conflict, he surprises his two subordinates, by plunging them into a deadly game of urban combat.
In No Country For Old Men, a man stumbles on a bloody crime scene and two million dollars. His decision to take the money sets off an unstoppable chain reaction of violence.
In South Boston The state police force is waging an all-out war to take down the city’s top organized crime ring.
Clint Eastwood and Morgan Freeman play retired, down-on-their-luck outlaws who pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey.
Clarice, an FBI trainee haunted by her past, risks her life in an attempt to save a missing woman from certain death by befriending convicted killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter.
“The Godfather” (Best Picture, Actor, Adapted Screenplay — 1973)
The film follows a Sicilian clan’s rise to power in America, balancing the story between the Corleone’s family life and the ugly crime business in which they are engaged.
This film continues the saga of two generations of power within the Corleone family: the roots and rise of a young Don Vito and the ascension of Michael as the new Don.
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