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A fictional romantic tale of a rich girl and poor boy who meet on the ill-fated maiden voyage of the 'unsinkable' ship.Titanic
77.4%
A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums becomes a contestant on the Indian version of 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?' and explains how he came to know the answers.Slumdog Millionaire
76.4%
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.12 Years A Slave
73.5%
A man, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love Jenny eludes him.Forrest Gump
73.2%
The story of King George VI of Britain, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.The King's Speech
73%
Musical about two youngsters from rival NYC gangs who fall in love.West Side Story
73%
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous op to rescue 6 Americans in Tehran during the 1980 hostage crisis Argo
72.1%
William Wallace, a commoner, unites the 13th century Scots in their battle to overthrow English rule.Braveheart
70.6%
A hardened trainer/manager works with a determined woman in her attempt to establish herself as a boxer.Million Dollar Baby
70.2%
A young FBI cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.The Silence of the Lambs
69.3%
In Poland during World War II, a man gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.Schindler's List
67.8%
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.The Godfather
67.6%
William Shakespeare's tale of tragedy, murder, and revenge in the royal halls of medieval Denmark.Hamlet
67.5%
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the crime syndicate.The Godfather Part II
66.8%
An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.Driving Miss Daisy
66.6%
The former Fellowship of the Ring prepare for the final battle for Middle Earth, while Frodo and Sam approach Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring.The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
66%
The incredible story of Mozart, told in flashback mode by Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.Amadeus
65.7%
Upon arrival at a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients together to take on the oppressive Nurse Ratched, a woman more dictator than nurse.One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
65.4%
Musical adaptation about an orphan who runs away from an orphanage and hooks up with a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.Oliver!
65.1%
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.The Sound of Music
64.7%
A small time boxer gets a once in a lifetime chance to fight the heavyweight champ in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for self-respect. Rocky
63.5%
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic ArchdioceseSpotlight
63%
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by a corrupt prince, he comes to Rome to seek his revenge.Gladiator
62.8%
After a brilliant but asocial mathematician accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn to the nightmarish.A Beautiful Mind
62%
Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend.American Beauty
61.9%
A biopic on the amazing man/lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British through his philosophy of non-violent protest.Gandhi
61.5%
Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together to defuse the astounding number of bombs in a city in IraqThe Hurt Locker
61.5%
A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His journey to manhood is guided by the community that helps raise him.Moonlight
59.8%
Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.Rain Man
57.8%
Several stories interweave during two days in Los Angeles involving a collection of inter-related characters, each having different feelings regarding race, prejudice, and equalityCrash
57.6%
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Illustrated upon the progress of his latest Broadway play, a former popular actor's struggle to cope with his current life as a wasted actor is shown.Birdman
57%
The World War II phase of the controversial American general's career is depicted.Patton
56.7%
Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with a dancer set for a big breakThe Artist
56.5%
Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.Dances with Wolves
56.1%
Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.Around the World in 80 Days
55.3%
Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows.Chicago
54.2%
Two men from opposites of the law are undercover within the Massachusetts State Police and the Irish mafia, but are discovered, leading to increased violence.The Departed
53.8%
A manipulative woman and a roguish man in the American South during the Civil War and Reconstruction.Gone with the Wind
53.6%
After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors.The Bridge on the River Kwai
53.2%
A young poet, out of ideas and short on cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.Shakespeare in Love
52.6%
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.My Fair Lady
52.2%
A just divorced man must learn to care for his son on his own, and then must fight in court to keep custody of him.Kramer vs. Kramer
51.6%
The story of two British track athletes, one a determined Jew and the other a devout Christian, who compete in the 1924 Olympics.Chariots of Fire
51.5%
At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.The English Patient
48.5%
A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.Platoon
47.1%
Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh, but Bligh returns one year later, hell bent on retrieving his boat, crew, and title.Mutiny on the Bounty
43.6%
In 20th century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate but ultimately doomed love affair with a free-spirited game hunter.Out of Africa
42.7%
Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with a ditzy girl he meets.Annie Hall
42.6%
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job that has something to do with France.The French Connection
42.3%
A story and biopic of the final monarchic ruler of China.The Last Emperor
39.9%
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon some dead bodies, a stash of heroin, and more than $2 million in cash near the Rio Grande.No Country for Old Men
39.7%
An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.On the Waterfront
38%
A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.Midnight Cowboy
38%
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains freedom and comes back for revenge.Ben-Hur
37.1%
An in-depth examination of the way that the Vietnam War affects the lives of people in a small industrial town of the USA.The Deer Hunter
36.7%
An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.In the Heat of the Night
36.6%
Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of WWII, an American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.Casablanca
36.3%
Retired old gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.Unforgiven
35.1%
In 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.The Sting
33.7%
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.All Quiet on the Western Front
33.2%
Plot Movie % Correct
A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartments for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.The Apartment
30.9%
The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt ridden younger son.Ordinary People
27.7%
When a naive young woman marries a rich widower and settles in his gigantic mansion, she finds the memory of her husband's first wife still lingers strongly in the house.Rebecca
27.3%
The dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer against a background of circus spectacle.The Greatest Show on Earth
27.2%
An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging actress and her circle of theater friends.All About Eve
24.4%
The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and a marriage.A Man for All Seasons
24.4%
In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.From Here to Eternity
24%
Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to much different drums, as each grows to love each other more in their own different ways.Terms of Endearment
23.3%
Epic rumination on a flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.Lawrence of Arabia
21.7%
A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who's actually a reporter looking for a story, when he falls for her.It Happened One Night
19.5%
Chronicles of the hard life of a Welsh mining town and for the Morgan family within the town, as seen through the eyes of the youngest son, Huw.How Green Was My Valley
19.4%
A group of very different individuals all staying at a luxury hotel in Berlin deal with each of their own respective dramas.Grand Hotel
19.3%
Three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.The Best Years of Our Lives
19.1%
The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four day drinking bout.The Lost Weekend
18.5%
The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.All the King's Men
18.5%
Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I.Wings
17.2%
Youthful Father Chuck O'Malley led a colorful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Roman Catholic clergy.Going My Way
15.9%
An adopted son of a British squire with a love-'em-and-leave-'em attitude gets into enough trouble with his actions to come close to being hanged.Tom Jones
15.3%
Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship that develops into more.Gigi
15.2%
Jerry Mulligan, a struggling painter in France, is 'discovered' by an influential heiress with an interest in more than just his art.An American in Paris
13.6%
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and truly discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.Gentleman's Agreement
13%
The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.The Life of Emile Zola
12.9%
This biography follows the ups and downs of Florenz, a famed producer of extravagant stage revues.The Great Ziegfeld
12.6%
A touching story about two lonely people who have almost resigned themselves to never be truly loved.Marty
12.4%
An English middle-class family experience life during the first months of WWII, all while the son courts Lady Beldon's granddaughter, and a competition of roses occurs.Mrs. Miniver
11.6%
A good-natured but decidedly eccentric family meets a new friend.You Can't Take It With You
9.9%
Harriet and Queenie Mahoney, a vaudeville act, come to NYC, where their friend Eddie Kerns needs them for a song and dance in one Francis Zanfield's shows.The Broadway Melody
9.8%
A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth-century.Cimarron
9.7%
A procession of English life from New Year'e Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot.Cavalcade
8.7%

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