Movies You Should Watch If You Like A Twelve-year Night (2018)

Movies like A Twelve-year Night (2018).

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Winnie Mandela (2011)

Starring: Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard, Elias Koteas, Wendy Crewson
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Following the life of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (Jennifer Hudson), from her strict rural upbringing by a father disappointed she was not born a boy, to her giving up the chance to study in America in order to remain in South Africa where she felt more needed, through her husband Nelson Mandela's (Terrence Howard) imprisonment.
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Noriega: God's Favorite (2000)

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Jeffrey DeMunn, Rosa Blasi, Luis Avalos
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

Noriega: God's Favorite is a 2000 biographical television movie starring Bob Hoskins as Manuel Noriega.
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De Gaulle (2020)

Starring: Lambert Wilson, Isabelle Carré, Olivier Gourmet, Catherine Mouchet
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Paris, June 1940. The de Gaulle couple is confronted with the military and political collapse of France.
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Act of Vengeance (1986)

Starring: Charles Bronson, Ellen Burstyn, Wilford Brimley, Hoyt Axton
Duration: 1h 35mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

Act of Vengeance is a 1986 television movie starring Charles Bronson, Ellen Burstyn, and Keanu Reeves.
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Gideon's Trumpet (1980)

Starring: Henry Fonda, José Ferrer, John Houseman, Fay Wray
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Gideon's Trumpet is a 1964 book by Anthony Lewis describing the story behind the 1963 landmark court case Gideon v.
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Starring: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto, Robert Hobbs
Duration: 2h 21mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President of South Africa and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society.
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The Front Runner (2018)

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons, Mark O'Brien
Duration: 1h 53mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

After finishing second to Walter Mondale in the 1984 Democratic Party presidential primaries, former Senator Gary Hart is now the widely accepted frontrunner in the 1988 Democratic Party presidential primaries.
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The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)

Starring: Ezra Miller, Tye Sheridan, Billy Crudup, Olivia Thirlby
Duration: 2h 2mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Stanford University psychology professor Philip Zimbardo conducts a psychological experiment to investigate the hypothesis that roles in social situations, rather than individual personality traits, cause participants' behavior.
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Brubaker (1980)

Starring: Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Morgan Freeman, Jane Alexander
Duration: 2h 11mins
Genres: Crime, Drama

In 1969, Henry Brubaker arrives at Wakefield State Prison in Arkansas disguised as an inmate.
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Blue Caprice (2013)

Starring: Isaiah Washington, Tequan Richmond, Tim Blake Nelson, Joey Lauren Adams
Duration: 1h 33mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

The movie opens with Lee separating from his mother in Antigua. His mother has to leave him at home due to her job.
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The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn, Pat Hingle, Joyce Van Patten
Duration: 2h 11mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

Christopher Boyce, an expert in the sport of falconry and the son of a former FBI special agent, gets a job at a civilian defense contractor working in the so-called "Black Vault," a secure communication facility through which flows information on some of the most classified U.
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True Story (2015)

Starring: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones, Maria Dizzia
Duration: 1h 39mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

In 2001, Christian Longo (James Franco), an Oregon man whose wife and three children have been discovered murdered, is arrested by police in Mexico, where he had been identifying himself as a reporter for the New York Times named Michael Finkel.
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Cry Freedom (1987)

Starring: Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Josette Simon, Wabei Siyolwe
Duration: 2h 37mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Cry Freedom is a 1987 epic drama film directed and produced by Richard Attenborough, set in late-1970s apartheid-era South Africa.
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The Clan (2015)

Starring: Guillermo Francella, Gastón Cocchiarale, Peter Lanzani, Stefanía Koessl
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

The story is based on the case of the Puccio family from Buenos Aires, that kidnapped four people—three of whom they murdered—in the 1980s.
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Charlie Says (2018)

Starring: Hannah Murray, Matt Smith, Sosie Bacon, Marianne Rendón
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

Charlie Says is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Mary Harron and starring Matt Smith as infamous killer Charles Manson.
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Citizen X (1995)

Starring: Stephen Rea, Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Jeffrey DeMunn
Duration: 1h 45mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

A body is discovered on a collective farm during harvesting in 1982.
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Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)

Starring: Anthony Michael Hall, Noah Wyle, Joey Slotnick, J.G. Hertzler
Duration: 1h 35mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Steve Jobs is speaking with director Ridley Scott about the creation of the 1984 advertisement for Apple Computer, which introduced the first Macintosh.
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Rosewater (2014)

Starring: Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas, Haluk Bilginer
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

In 2009, London-based Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari is detained in Iran after he reports on violence against protesters of the country's presidential election, as well as giving a satirical interview with Jason Jones of The Daily Show.
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Rasputin (1996)

Starring: Alan Rickman, Greta Scacchi, Ian McKellen, David Warner
Duration: 2h 15mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1991, the remains of Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his family (except for Alexei and Maria) are discovered.
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Hoffa (1992)

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Armand Assante, J.T. Walsh
Duration: 2h 20mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

On July 30, 1975, Jimmy Hoffa and his longtime friend Bobby Ciaro are impatiently waiting in the parking lot of a roadhouse diner.
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