Last updated March 31, 2023
A seven-part series brings World War II to life through the harrowing personal accounts of a handful of soldiers and others from "typical" American towns, recreating visceral scenes of the battles at Omaha Beach, Guadalcanal, Okinawa and more.
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Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns celebrates jazz, the "most American art form," by following its substantial growth and development over the decades -- from its origins in blues and ragtime through its evolution into swing, bebop and fusion.
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Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns celebrates jazz, the "most American art form," in all of its incarnations over the decades -- from its origins in blues and ragtime through its evolution into swing, bebop and fusion. The series follows the growth and development of jazz from the gritty streets of New Orleans to the Lincoln Gardens on Chicago's Southside, the hallowed place where Louis Armstrong first won fame.
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Helmed by Oliver Stone, this searing autobiographical drama chronicles the Vietnam experiences of naive volunteer soldier Chris Taylor, whose view of the conflict starts to change after witnessing murder and rape at the hands of his compatriots.
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A widow's growing dependence on amphetamines and a self-help television show parallels the struggles of her heroin-addicted son and his girlfriend and friend in Darren Aronofsky's bleak drama.
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City girl Whitney is thrown out of her comfort zone when her family moves from Philadelphia to the country. As she wrestles with this strange new life, Whitney becomes close with a horse, which teaches her the meaning of family and belonging.
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This National Geographic documentary journeys deep into the heart of Mozambique to chronicle the resurgence of Gorongosa National Park, a formerly idyllic wildlife sanctuary devastated by the country's long civil war. Charting the efforts of conservationists to revitalize the park, the film gets up close and personal with zebras, wildebeests, elephants, hippos and other critters as they roam Gorongosa's breathtaking landscape.
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Pro football player Kyle Bishop was a rising star when everything changed, forcing him into retirement when he should be hitting his peak. With his dreams of gridiron glory forever shattered, Kyle tries to start life over at the age of 25.
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Scientists working in Antarctica are forced to abandon their research after a helicopter crashes near their camp, bringing a lone dog into their midst. But the plot thickens when the otherworldly canine changes form in the middle of the night. As it turns out, the dog is a shape-shifting alien that can attack animals -- and unsuspecting humans. Kurt Russell stars in this creepy John Carpenter-directed remake of the 1950s classic.
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Jim's an average New Yorker with a well-paying job and a loving family, but when the economy crashes, he loses everything. Filled with rage, Jim snaps and goes to extreme lengths to seek revenge over what's been taken from him.
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Journey to the very heart of Islam with this captivating documentary exploring the holy city of Mecca. Learn about Mecca's historical significance in Islam and experience the powerful meaning of the haji, as seen through the eyes of three pilgrims.
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You haven't seen everything there is to see about the Vietnam War if you haven't viewed this sobering documentary from the highly regarded National Geographic team of filmmakers. Complementing the recently released book &NFi;Another Vietnam&NFi_;, this film captures the war as seen through the eyes (and lenses) of Vietnamese photographers.
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After being framed for a host of murders, honest cop Vince Faraday (David Lyons) decides to radically change his approach to crime solving, transforming himself into The Cape -- a character based on his son's favorite comic book hero. When he's given a special suit that lends him a powerful suite of superpowers, Vince is ready to begin the business of saving Palm City from its corrupt police force and other villains.
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Framed for murder, ex-cop Vince Faraday dons the disguise of his son's favorite superhero, complete with black cape and impressive powers, and takes on Palm City's multitude of villains and its corrupt police force to clear his name.
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Mike McNeil is a decorated New York City detective whose toughest assignment is himself. His unconventional approach to fighting crime makes him a great cop, but it takes a toll on his personal life.
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Denis Leary stars in this unconventional comedy series as hard-drinking, adulterous New York detective Mike McNeil, whose toughest assignment is himself. His approach to fighting crime makes him a great cop, but it takes a toll on his personal life.
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Samuel Bleak's disappearance has been unsolved since he ran away from his home at 8 years old. When he resurfaces nearly 20 years later -- mute and living in the woods with only a typewriter -- Bleak's return leads to an even bigger mystery.
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Strike is from the mean streets, working his way up in the drug rackets. When a local kingpin tips him off to an opportunity for advancement, a rival dealer is killed, and Strike gets caught between two homicide detectives. Directed by Spike Lee, produced by Martin Scorsese and adapted from a Richard Price novel, Clockers was "one of 1995's most powerful films," according to Jeffrey Lyons of Sneak Previews.
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With his father coaching him and his mother providing a strong spiritual influence, Tiger Woods rose to fame and fortune. But his success came at a price, as he endured personal struggles with racism, self-doubt and cultural identity.
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With a psychopathic killer claiming victims all over Los Angeles, it's up to the city's covert special investigations squad -- which is under scrutiny by police brass because of its unorthodox tactics -- to catch the homicidal lunatic.
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After inheriting his deceased uncle's escort service, JoJo (Kevin Hart) struggles to keep his rebellious employees under control, compete with Washington, D.C.'s number one pimp (Clifton Powell), avoid harassment from overbearing cops and cash in on his hard work. Russ Parr writes and directs this outrageously funny comedy that co-stars Donnell Rawlings, Jay Anthony Brown, Kym Whitley and David Alan Grier.
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When a group of tech-savvy high school pals receives an electronic chain letter that demands they each forward the message or face consequences, they laugh it off as an online prank and delete the posts. But when the deranged sender of the message starts hunting them down one by one, they find themselves in a fight for their lives.
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Financial analyst Daleon Myers knows he's finally found his one true love when he falls for June Flowers, a beautiful businesswoman. But when Daelon's conservative clan meets the liberal Flowers family, things get rocky for the lovebirds.
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Though royalty has governed nearly every civilization, revolution and the spread of democracy have taken an enormous toll on the power of crowned heads across the globe. National Geographic's captivating documentary offers an inside look at four enduring monarchs -- the queen of England and the kings of Nepal, Buganda and Tonga -- and their import in the contemporary world. The film discusses in detail their histories and prospective futures.
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Five gangsters who work for a kingpin named Leo think they could get more out of their criminal lifestyle if they could run the streets themselves. Tensions build as they plan a hit that could change all of their lives forever.
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