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Quest For Fire (1981)

In the prehistoric world, a Cro-Magnon tribe depends on an ever-burning source of fire, which eventually extinguishes. Lacking the knowledge to start a new fire, the tribe sends three warriors (Everett McGill, Ron Perlman, Nameer El-Kadi) on a quest for more. With the tribe's future at stake, the warriors make

The Seventh Seal (1957)

Returning home from the Crusades, Swedish knight Antonius Block and his squire Jöns find the land ravaged by the plague. Block finds that people everywhere are living in fear believing it is God's punishment and that the end has come. Block has lost his faith and is looking for answers

Empire of the Sun (1987)

Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, Empire of the Sun stars Christian Bale as a spoiled young British boy, living with his wealthy family in pre-World War II Shanghai. During the Japanese invasion, Bale is separated from his parents. With the help of soldier-of-fortune John Malkovich, Bale learns to survive

Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Set in 18th century France, the film centers on the perverted friendship of the Marquise de Merteuil (Close) and the Vicomte de Valmont (Malkovich). Both are ruthless, wealthy, bored and full of lust - and used to be lovers. The focal point of the movie is a bet between the

Restoration (1995)

This lavish historical drama based on the acclaimed novel by Rose Tremain won Oscars for Costume Design and Art Direction. Robert Downey, Jr. stars as Robert Merivel, a talented medical student of the 17th century who ignores his studies in favor of pursuing debauched fun -- much to the dismay

300 (2006)

Frank Miller's sweeping take on the historic Battle of Thermopylae comes to the screen courtesy of director Zack Snyder. Gerard Butler stars as Spartan King Leonidas and Lena Headey (Game of Thrones fame) plays Queen Gorgo. The huge army of the Persian Empire is sweeping across the land, crushing every

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Balian (Orlando Bloom), a young French blacksmith, is mourning the loss of his wife and young son. The religious wars raging in the far off Holy Land seem remote to him, yet he is pulled into that very intense drama. Amid the pageantry and intrigues of medieval Jerusalem he falls

Ironclad (2011)

Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Paul Giamatti stars as King John in this epic historical adventure chronicling the siege of Rochester Castle in the year 1215. Forced under duress to sign the Magna Carta, an angry King John assembles a rogue army and fights to take England back by

Downfall (2005)

In the dead of a November night in 1942, SS officers escort a group of young women to the Wolf's Lair, Hitler's headquarters in Eastern Prussia. They are candidates for the post of personal secretary to the Fuehrer. Among them is 22-year-old Traudl Junge, a fresh-faced girl from Munich. Traudl

Stalingrad (1993)

"Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the platoon leads his men to desert. The men of the platoon attempt

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