The Basketball Diaries (1995)

Views: 134

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Director: Scott Kalvert

Writers: Jim Carroll (novel), Bryan Goluboff (screenplay)

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol

Storyline: A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.


Molly's Game (2017)

Views: 161

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Director: Aaron Sorkin

Writers: Aaron Sorkin (written for the screen by), Molly Bloom (book)

Stars: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner

Storyline: The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.


The 5th Quarter (2010)

Views: 154

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Director: Rick Bieber

Writers: Rick Bieber

Stars: Andie MacDowell, Aidan Quinn, Ryan Merriman

Storyline: Driven by the tragic and fatal car crash that took the life of his fifteen year old brother Luke, and wearing Luke's number 5 jersey, Jon Abbate


12 Years a Slave (2013)

Views: 94

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Director: Steve McQueen

Writers: John Ridley (screenplay by), Solomon Northup (based on "Twelve Years a Slave" by)

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender

Storyline: In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.


Rudy (1993)

Views: 106

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Director: David Anspaugh

Writers: Angelo Pizzo

Stars: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty

Storyline: Rudy has always been told that he was too small to play college football. But he is determined to overcome the odds and fulfill his dream of playing f


Remember the Titans (2000)

Views: 76

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Director: Boaz Yakin

Writers: Gregory Allen Howard

Stars: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris

Storyline: The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.


Invictus (2009)

Views: 133

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Director: Clint Eastwood

Writers: Anthony Peckham (screenplay), John Carlin (book)

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge

Storyline: Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rug


Invincible (2006)

Views: 87

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Director: Ericson Core

Writers: Brad Gann

Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks

Storyline: Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia


The Greatest Showman (2017)

Views: 87

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Director: Michael Gracey

Writers: Jenny Bicks (screenplay by), Bill Condon (screenplay by)

Stars: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron

Storyline: Celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.


Glory Road (2006)

Views: 96

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Director: James Gartner

Writers: Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois

Stars: Josh Lucas, Derek Luke, Austin Nichols

Storyline: In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.


Albert Fish: In Sin He Found Salvation (2007)

Views: 102

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Director: John Borowski

Writers: John Borowski

Stars: Oto Brezina, Joe Coleman, Bob Dunsworth

Storyline: Albert Fish, the horrific true story of elderly cannibal, sadomasochist, and serial killer, who lured children to their deaths in Depression-era New Y


Coach Carter (2005)

Views: 98

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Director: Thomas Carter

Writers: Mark Schwahn, John Gatins

Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Rick Gonzalez, Robert Ri'chard

Storyline: Controversy surrounds high school basketball coach Ken Carter after he benches his entire team for breaking their academic contract with him.


Cinderella Man (2005)

Views: 72

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Director: Ron Howard

Writers: Cliff Hollingsworth (screenplay), Akiva Goldsman (screenplay)

Stars: Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Craig Bierko

Storyline: The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.


8 Seconds (1994)

Views: 95

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Director: John G. Avildsen

Writers: Monte Merrick

Stars: Luke Perry, Stephen Baldwin, James Rebhorn

Storyline: This film chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time Worl


The Disaster Artist (2017)

Views: 102

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Director: James Franco

Writers: Scott Neustadter (screenplay by), Michael H. Weber (screenplay by)

Stars: James Franco, Dave Franco, Ari Graynor

Storyline: When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to


I, Tonya (2017)

Views: 85

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Director: Craig Gillespie

Writers: Steven Rogers

Stars: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney

Storyline: Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into d


Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)

Views: 81

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Director: Peter Landesman

Writers: Peter Landesman, Mark Felt (based on the books by)

Stars: Liam Neeson, Diane Lane, Marton Csokas

Storyline: The story of Mark Felt, who under the name Deep Throat helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1972.


Evita (1996)

Views: 71

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Director: Alan Parker

Writers: Tim Rice (book), Alan Parker (screenplay)

Stars: Madonna, Jonathan Pryce, Antonio Banderas

Storyline: The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Perón,


The Pirates of Somalia (2017)

Views: 83

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Director: Bryan Buckley

Writers: Jay Bahadur (Book "The Pirates of Somalia"), Bryan Buckley (Screenplay)

Stars: Al Pacino, Evan Peters, Melanie Griffith

Storyline: In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the


Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

Views: 69

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Director: Lee Daniels

Writers: Danny Strong, Wil Haygood (article)

Stars: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack

Storyline: As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events a


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