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🕵️‍♂️CRIME OF THE CENTURY🦹‍♂️
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Another one of my favourite genres, true crime! Films, biopics and documentaries about some very interesting people…

Evildoers ~ outlaws, serial and spree killers, cults and their leaders, genocidal maniacs, and other regular clean cut guys like Ted…

🛠 A work in progress, cuz there’s no rest for the wicked…


Creator: Merrigan Able
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TV Show: Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes ( 2019 )
The four-part series about serial killer Ted Bundy will feature previously unheard interviews with Bundy while he was on death row in Florida.
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Movie: The Stranger Beside Me ( 2003 )
While working at a Seattle clinic for women in the 1970s, aspiring crime writer, Ann Rule, unwittingly becomes friends with serial killer Ted Bundy.
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Movie: The Deliberate Stranger ( 1986 )
Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the cooperation of a number of police forces to work efficiently on this case. Soon, but not soon enough, the police eliminate endless possibilities and close in on him. Bundy is tried in the media and his good-boy attitude brings him sympathy but also the hatred of many.
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Movie: Bundy ( 2002 )
The story of serial killer Ted Bundy.
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Movie: Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones ( 1982 )
Based upon the real life story of Reverend Jim Jones, a self-proclaimed prophet who founded the Peoples Temple. In the 1960s, he began as an idealist helping minorities and working against racism. After a move to San Francisco and increased power and attention, Jim Jones became focused on his belief in nuclear holocaust. He had a loyal following of over 1000 people, who had donated their entire life savings to him and to join his commune, before moving them to Guyana. When possible illegal activities came to the attention of the authorities, and once notified that some individuals are being held against their will, they began to investigate. Rather than face the charges against him, Jones committed suicide, and convinced virtually most of his followers to do the same.
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Movie: Citizen X ( 1995 )
During the 1980s, Soviet authorities hunt for a serial killer who picks his victims in railway stations and commuter trains and lures them into the woods.
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TV Show: Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer ( 2020 )
Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer is chronicling the serial killer Ted Bundy's relationship with his long-term girlfriend Elizabeth Kendall. The docuseries reframing Bundy's crimes from a female perspective, delving into how his pathological hatred of women collided with the culture wars and feminist movement of the 1970s, culminating in the infamous true-crime saga. After nearly 40 years of silence, Kendall and her daughter Molly share their experiences with Bundy and provide an archive of never-before-seen family photos.
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Movie: Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer ( 1990 )
Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity.
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Movie: The Iceman ( 2013 )
The story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters had any clue about his real profession.
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TV Show: House of Hancock ( 2015 )
House of Hancock tells the epic true story of the Hancock dynasty and the bizarre love triangle that emerged between Lang Hancock, his daughter Gina Rinehart and his beautiful Filipina housekeeper Rose Lacson.
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Movie: Alison ( 2016 )
When the going gets really tough, we need ordinary people of extraordinary strength and courage to jolt us into action and offer us hope. In December 1994 Alison Botha became such an individual. She needed a hero that night, so that's what she became.
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TV Show: The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst ( 2015 )
From Andrew Jarecki and Marc Smerling (the Oscar® nominees behind Capturing the Friedmans), comes The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, a six-part examination of the reclusive millionaire at the heart of three killings spanning four decades. Robert Durst, the scion of a New York real estate empire, has long been a suspect in the notorious 1982 disappearance of his wife, Kathie. Further suspicion was raised with the unsolved killing of his confidante, Susan Berman, thought to be a key witness in the investigation into Kathie's disappearance in 2000, as well as the subsequent killing and dismemberment of a neighbor in Galveston, Texas. Durst has consistently maintained his innocence and remains a free man today.
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Movie: Animal Kingdom ( 2010 )
A seventeen-year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.
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Movie: The Pentagon Papers ( 2003 )
Defense worker Daniel Ellsberg seeks to publish a series of classified government documents detailing the true nature of America's involvement in the Vietnam War.
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Movie: A Killer in the Family ( 1983 )
A father serving time for murder convinces his three teenage sons that his life is being threatened by fellow inmates and that they should break him out of jail. However, when his sons succeed in the jailbreak attempt, the father brings along his cell-mate, a former two time killer, and soon the sons find themselves involved in the pair's murderous crime spree.
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Movie: Elephant ( 2003 )
Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent.
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Movie: A Cry in the Dark ( 1988 )
A mother whose child was killed in a dingo attack in the Australian Outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.
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Movie: Heavenly Creatures ( 1994 )
Two teenage girls share a unique bond; their parents, concerned that the friendship is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.
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Movie: Boys Don't Cry ( 2000 )
A young man named Brandon Teena navigates love, life, and being transgender in rural Nebraska.
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Movie: Foxcatcher ( 2014 )
U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join "Team Foxcatcher", led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.
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Movie: Team Foxcatcher ( 2016 )
Documentary filmmaker Jon Greenhalgh examines the life of Dave Schultz, a professional wrestler who was part of 'Team Foxcatcher', funded by multi-millionaire John du Pont.
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Movie: Zodiac ( 2007 )
Between 1968 and 1983, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.
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Movie: Monster ( 2004 )
The true story of serial killer Aileen Wuornos who was convicted of luring men to their death and eventually executed in 2002. In 1989, she was working as a prostitute and finally makes a friend when she meets and begins a relationship with a young woman, Selby. Determined to straighten out her life, she tries to find legitimate work but with little education and limited social skills, she fails at every turn. She starts working as a hooker hitching rides along the local interstate highway and after robbing a few clients has an encounter with a vicious client whom she kills in self-defense. After that however she just takes to killing clients taking their money and car. Once arrested she claims self-defense but is eventually convicted.
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Movie: At Close Range ( 1986 )
In 1978 Pennsylvania, an absentee father is reacquainted with his estranged teenage sons who become intrigued with his romanticized life of crime.
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Movie: Midnight Express ( 1978 )
On October 6, 1970 while boarding an international flight out of Istanbul Airport, American Billy Hayes (Brad Davis) is caught attempting to smuggle two kilos of hashish out of the country, the drugs strapped to his body. He is told that he will be released if he cooperates with the authorities in identifying the person who sold him the hashish. Billy's troubles really begin when after that assistance, he makes a run for it and is recaptured. He is initially sentenced to just over four years for possession, with no time for the more harsh crime of smuggling. The prison environment is inhospitable in every sense, with a sadistic prison guard named Hamidou (Paul L. Smith) ruling the prison, he who relishes the mental and physical torture he inflicts on the prisoners for whatever reason. Told to trust no one, Billy does befriend a few of the other inmates, namely fellow American Jimmy Booth (Randy Quaid) (in for stealing two candlesticks from a mosque), a Swede named Erich (Norbert Weisser), and one of the senior prisoners having already served seven years, an Englishman named Max (Sir John Hurt), the latter two also in for hashish-related charges. One prisoner not befriended is Rifki (Paolo Bonacelli), who wields power in the prison as the unofficial eyes and ears for the guards. As Billy, his family and his girlfriend Susan (Irene Miracle) attempt through legal and diplomatic channels for Billy's release, Max tells him that the only way out is to "catch the midnight express" (escape), which is what Jimmy is continually trying to do. When Billy's situation changes, he becomes more desperate in every sense of the word. It seems as if Billy has only two options: to let the prison ultimately figuratively then literally kill him, or to somehow regain control of his life through whatever means available.
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Movie: The Unquiet Death of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg ( 1978 )
An examination of the Rosenbergs, who were executed at Sing Sing Prison in 1953 after being convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the United States.
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Movie: The Last King of Scotland ( 2007 )
Having graduated recently from the University of Edinburgh, the Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan, flies to Uganda to work at a missionary clinic run by Dr David Merrit and his wife, Sarah. Before long, Garrigan has a chance encounter with the new President, General Idi Amin, who, right from the start, feels an immediate sympathy for him. As one thing leads to another, after a while, Idi Amin invites Nicholas to become his physician and modernise Uganda's health care system: a once-in-a-lifetime offer that the doctor cannot refuse. However, more and more, Garrigan finds himself trapped in the moral abyss of Idi Amin's murderous megalomania, putting his very soul at risk. When Nicholas finally summons up the courage to rise above the madness, he becomes embroiled in a desperate fight for survival.
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Movie: Helter Skelter ( 1976 )
Chilling story of the investigation and trial of Charles Manson, leader of a strange cult which under his direction and 'control' committed numerous murders.
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Movie: Beyond the Gates ( 2006 )
A Catholic Priest and an English teacher get stranded in a school in Kigali during the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
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Movie: Hotel Rwanda ( 2005 )
Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.
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Movie: Shake Hands with the Devil ( 2007 )
The story of General Romeo Dallaire's frustrated efforts to stop the madness of the Rwandan Genocide, despite the complete indifference of his superiors.
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Movie: Boy A ( 2008 )
The story of a young Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a violent crime he committed as a child.
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Movie: The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford ( 2007 )
Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.
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Movie: Owning Mahowny ( 2003 )
A bank manager with: (a) a gambling problem and (b) access to a multimillion dollar account gets into a messy situation. Based on the story of the largest one-man bank fraud in Canadian history.
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Movie: Capote ( 2006 )
In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.
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Movie: Lizzie ( 2018 )
A psychological thriller based on the infamous 1892 murders of the Borden family.
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Movie: Small Sacrifices ( 1989 )
On the 19th of May 1983 Diane Downs stops at the McKenzie-Williamette-Hospital and cries for help. She is wounded on her arm and her three children are also wounded seriously. She says that a stranger shot at them but the investigation of detective Welch bring out that Diane is a liar.
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Movie: The Burning Bed ( 1984 )
An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.
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Movie: Stander ( 2003 )
The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.
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Movie: The Accused ( 1988 )
After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
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Movie: Jonestown: Paradise Lost ( 2007 )
Cult leader Jim Jones leads his followers to a mass-suicide.
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Movie: Escobar: Paradise Lost ( 2014 )
In Colombia, a young surfer meets the woman of his dreams - and then meets her uncle, Pablo Escobar.
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Movie: Blow ( 2001 )
The story of how George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel headed by Pablo Escobar, established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United States.
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Movie: Star 80 ( 1983 )
A successful young model finds trouble when her obsessive manager-turned-husband becomes dangerously jealous. Based on the true story of 1980 Playmate of the Year Dorothy Stratten.
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Movie: Patty Hearst ( 1988 )
The true story of Patricia Hearst, a rich girl who was abducted by American revolutionaries in the 1970s. The time spent with her captors made her question her way of life and she joined forces with the cause that her abductors were fighting for. This created a scandal in the US and since then Patty Hearst has become a pop culture fixture.
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Movie: Dirty Little Billy ( 1972 )
A more realistic, based-on-reality, unsensationalistic portrayal of the gritty early years of one of the most famous Wild West outlaws in history, Billy the Kid.
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Movie: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid ( 1969 )
Wyoming, early 1900s. Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid are the leaders of a band of outlaws. After a train robbery goes wrong they find themselves on the run with a posse hard on their heels. Their solution - escape to Bolivia.
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Movie: Wanted: The Sundance Woman ( 1976 )
The Sundance Kids widow Etta Place joins up with Pancho Villa.
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Movie: Charles Manson: The Funeral ( 2019 )
The grandson of notorious killer Charles Manson embarks on an unusual journey to arrange the late cult leader's funeral.
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Movie: Longford ( 2006 )
A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.
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Movie: Van Diemen's Land ( 2009 )
The true story of Alexander Pearce, Australia's most notorious convict. In 1822, Pearce and seven fellow convicts escaped from Macquarie Harbour, a place of ultra banishment and punishment, only to find a world less forgiving.. the Australian wilderness. Abandon all hope you who enter.
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Movie: Gotti ( 1996 )
Gotti is a TV movie starring Armand Assante, Anthony Quinn, and William Forsythe. John Gotti rises to head the powerful Gambino crime family before being convicted in 1992 of racketeering and murder.
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Movie: The Heineken Kidnapping ( 2011 )
A bold, amateur kidnapping goes wildly awry in this fictionalized account of beer magnate Alfred Heineken's 1983 abduction, which would go on to become one of The Netherlands' most infamous crimes.
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TV Show: Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle ( 2018 )
Jim Jones transforms from a charismatic preacher and champion of civil rights into an egomaniacal demagogue and leads the biggest mass suicide in American history; based on the book "The Road to Jonestown" by investigative journalist Jeff Guinn.
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Movie: Murder: No Apparent Motive ( 1984 )
Documentary about serial killers and FBI Behavioral Sciences Profilers. Interviews with Ed Kemper and Ted Bundy as well as crime victims and law enforcement officials. Includes some Dramatic Recreations.
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Movie: The Government Inspector ( 2005 )
Peter Kosminsky's powerful factual drama about the Iraq dossier row and the subsequent death of Dr David Kelly, one of the top government experts on Weapons of Mass Destruction.
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Movie: I Shot Andy Warhol ( 1996 )
This is the story of Valerie Solanas who was a 60s radical preaching hatred toward men in her "Scum" manifesto. She wrote a screenplay for a film that she wanted Andy Warhol to produce. After many times of ignoring her, Valerie shot him.
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Movie: Fat Man and Little Boy ( 1989 )
This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.
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Movie: The Killing Fields ( 1984 )
A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody 'Year Zero' cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million 'undesirable' civilians.
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Movie: The Wizard of Lies ( 2017 )
The fall of Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme robbed $65 billion from unsuspecting victims; the largest fraud in U.S. history.
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Movie: The Weather Underground ( 2003 )
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
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Movie: An American Crime ( 2007 )
The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.
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Movie: Jon Venables: What Went Wrong? ( 2011 )
In 1993, Jon Venables was one of two 10-year-olds who abducted, tortured, and murdered 2-year-old James Bulger. Since his release in 2001, Venables has been found in possession of child porn on several occasions. This program examines his case.
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Movie: The Bulger Killers: Was Justice Done? ( 2018 )
Key individuals involved in the trial of Robert Thompson and Jon Venables for the murder of 2-year-old James Bulger are brought together 25 years on to debate the verdict.
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Movie: All the President's Men ( 1976 )
"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.
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Movie: All the President's Men Revisited ( 2013 )
Looks back at Watergate, the original game changer of America politics. How has Watergate changed the Presidency? What effect has the scandal had on our political leaders? And has hope and optimism forever been replaced in our national dialogue by doubt and cynicism? 2013 marks 40 years since 1973 - Watergate's most pivotal year. Reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein doggedly investigated the scandal exposing the long, twisted trail of cover-ups and lies.
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Movie: Schindler's List ( 1993 )
In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.
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Movie: The Reckoning: Hollywood's Worst Kept Secret ( 2018 )
Powerful, personal and uncensored, The Reckoning explores the most explosive scandal in pop culture's history: sexual misconduct in Hollywood.
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Movie: Bully ( 2001 )
A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much.
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Movie: Breach ( 2007 )
In February, 2001, Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in the FBI, is arrested for spying. Jump back two months: Eric O'Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Hanssen and to write down everything Hanssen does. O'Neill's told it's an investigation of Hanssen's sexual habits. Within weeks, the crusty Hanssen, a devout Catholic, has warmed to O'Neill, who grows to respect Hanssen. O'Neill's wife resents Hanssen's intrusiveness; the personal and professional stakes get higher. How they catch Hanssen and why he spies become the film's story. Can O'Neill help catch red-handed "the worst spy in history" and hold onto his personal life?
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Movie: Wonderland ( 2003 )
In the police investigation of a brutal crime scene, one man was at the center of it all: legendary porn star John Holmes.
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Movie: Matewan ( 1988 )
A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.
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Movie: Cleveland Abduction ( 2015 )
A single mother who becomes the first victim of kidnapper Ariel Castro finds herself trapped in his home for 11 years, where she eventually becomes a friend and sister to two other women who are taken captive by Castro.
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Movie: The Confessions of Bernhard Goetz ( 1987 )
Shows uncensored portions of the highly emotional Dec. 1984 videotaped confession of Bernhard Goetz, known as the "subway vigilante", who opened fire on four teenagers he feared were about to rob him on a New York subway train. Also discusses Goetz's attempted murder trial at which he was subsequently acquitted.
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Movie: Mr. Death ( 2000 )
A cinematic portrait of the life and career of the infamous American execution device designer and holocaust denier.
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Movie: Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman ( 2006 )
The life and times of Albert Pierrepoint - Britain's most prolific hangman.
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Movie: Cry Freedom ( 1987 )
South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country, after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend, the black activist Steve Biko.
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Movie: Sometimes in April ( 2005 )
When the Hutu nationalists raised arms against their Tutsi countrymen in Rwanda in April 1994, the violent uprising marked the beginning of one of the darkest times in African history which resulted in the deaths of almost 800,000 people.
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Movie: Molly's Game ( 2018 )
Molly Bloom, a beautiful young Olympic-class skier, ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans, and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe.
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Movie: The Hurricane ( 2000 )
The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.
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Movie: Loving Pablo ( 2018 )
A journalist strikes up a romantic relationship with notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar.
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Movie: Just, Melvin: Just Evil ( 2001 )
An in-depth look at the director James Ronald Whitney's family history of incest spanning at least three generations and the devastating consequences that include drug abuse and alcoholism.
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Movie: Bonnie and Clyde ( 1967 )
Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, stealing cars and robbing banks.
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Movie: The Executioner's Song ( 1982 )
The story of Gary Gilmore, a convicted murderer who lobbied for his own execution.
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TV Show: I Know My First Name is Steven ( 1989 )
This is the true story of a little boy lost - and found. And of the horrors that happened in between. Seven-year-old Steven Stayner was taken on his way home from school by a degenerate who convinced the boy his parents had abandoned him. Subjected to years of lies and sexual abuse, Steven was numbed into submission. Then, when Steven was 14, his abductor brought home five-year-old Timmy - and Steven found the courage to escape with the child, whose tragic future he could foresee only too well. Could he find his real family? And, if he did, could they ever be a family again? I Know My First Name is Steven will break your heart, then heal it.
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Movie: Rush ( 1992 )
Two small-town Texas cops go undercover to catch a major drug dealer and are sucked into the drug culture, compromising their assignment.
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Movie: Auto Focus ( 2002 )
The life of TV star Bob Crane and his strange friendship with electronics expert John Henry Carpenter.
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Movie: The Challenger Disaster ( 2013 )
Factual drama exploring the truth behind the space shuttle Challenger's 1986 disintegration.
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Movie: Challenger ( 1990 )
New Hampshire teacher Christa McAuliffe joins six other astronauts on the tragic 1986 space-shuttle flight.
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Movie: Loose Change ( 2005 )
An exploration of the viewpoint that the September 11, 2001 attacks were planned by the United States government.
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Movie: Missing ( 1982 )
In September1973, in Chile, the American journalist Charles Horman arrives in Valparaiso with his friend Terry Simon to meet his wife Beth and bring her back to New York with him. However, they are surprised by the military coup d'état sponsored by the US Government to replace President Salvador Allende and Charles is arrested by the military force. His father Ed Horman, a conservative businessman from New York, arrives in Chile to seek out his missing son with Beth. He goes to the American Consulate to meet the Consul that promises the best efforts to find Charles while the skeptical Beth does not trust on the word of the American authorities. The nationalism and confidence of Ed in his government changes when he finds the truth about what happened with his beloved son.
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Movie: The Bling Ring ( 2013 )
Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
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Movie: World Trade Center ( 2006 )
On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the wreckage while the rescue teams fight to save them.
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Movie: The Frozen Ground ( 2013 )
An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.
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Movie: JFK ( 1991 )
New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
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Movie: Snowden ( 2016 )
The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.
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Movie: Killer: A Journal of Murder ( 1996 )
Carl Panzram is sent to Leavenworth Prison for burglary. While there, he is brutally beaten by a guard. Neophyte guard Henry Lesser feels sympathy for Panzram, befriends him, and gets him to write his life story. Lesser learns that Panzram's past is much more violent than he thought, but also that he's capable of being a much better person than the rest of the prison staff believes - or so Lesser thinks.
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Movie: Reversal of Fortune ( 1990 )
Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.
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Movie: Indictment: The McMartin Trial ( 1995 )
Based on a real-life court case, the film finds members of the McMartin family on trial for alleged sexual molestation and abuse of children at their well-regarded preschool. Publicity-seeking attorney Danny Davis initially defends the McMartins for selfish reasons, but he slowly begins to believe that they are innocent. Davis has his work cut out for him, however, since the media have demonized the family, and prosecuting lawyer Lael Rubin is a tough opponent.
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Movie: Bombshell ( 2019 )
A group of women take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.