A stock broker, who is having financial troubles and in need of extra cash, and his younger brother conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. The only problem is that the owners of the jewelry store are their own parents. But when an accomplice ignores the rules and crosses the line, his actions trigger a series of events in which no one is left unscathed.
12) 12 angry men
Tempers rise as a jury of middle-aged men find themselves unable to sway a single member of their group to the majority opinion. Confronted with a seemingly clear-cut case, bolstered by opinions and assumptions, but with no verdict in sight the group threatens to become deadlocked. Will the 12th juror, stubbornly convinced of a young defendent's innocence, be able to sway the entire group to his viewpoint, or will the group ultimately force the holdout...
From Robert Daley's riveting book about New York City police corruption investigations, this film portrays a squad that pays a terrible price when one in its ranks exposes the corruption. Inspired by real-life undercover narcotics cop Robert Leuci.
15) Running on empty
After antiwar activists Annie and Arthur Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971, they became lifelong fugitives. They and their children have stayed just one step ahead of the law, running from state to state, job to job, identity to identity. But now elder son Danny wants to stop running from a past not his. And to do so, he might never see his on-the-lam family again. Winner of the Golden Globe Best Screenplay award.
This documentary examines the American film and television industry's response to the rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi persecution of the Jews before, during, and after World War II. Uses film clips, newsreel footage and interviews of filmmakers and Holocaust survivors.
The triumph of Alexander the Great: 324 B.C. When his Macedonian troops revolt, Alexander the Great must decide what course of action is necessary. He analyzes and determine if he should crush the rebellion or yield to the mutiny. The death of Socrates: 399 B.C. Hours before he is to be executed for refusing to recognize God, Socrates explains to his friends why he must choose death over life. His friends desperately try to convince him otherwise...
A film version of Eugene O'Neill play which centers around drunks and whores who have found sanctuary in a saloon. Each has their own "pipe-dream" that sustains them until Hickey, the "Iceman", attempts to free them from their illusions by stripping them of their lies and guilt.