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Killer Elite (2011)

Title: Killer Elite (2011)
Rated: R
Runtime: 100 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2011-09-23 (Theater)
Cast: Jason Statham Clive Owen Robert De Niro Yvonne Strahovski Aden Young
Genre: Mystery & Suspense Action & Adventure
IMDB: IMDB Link

A match-up made in tough-guy heaven -- Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro star in Killer Elite. Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world's most elite operatives - Danny, an ex-special ops agent (Jason Statham) and Hunter, his longtime mentor (Robert De Niro) - against the cunning leader of a secret military society (Clive Owen). Covering the globe from Australia to Paris, London and the Middle East, Danny and Hunter are plunged into a highly dangerous game of cat and mouse - where the predators become the prey. -- (C) Open Road Films

The Mighty Macs (2011)

Title: The Mighty Macs (2011)
Rated: G
Runtime: 100 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2011-10-21 (Theater)
Cast: David Boreanaz Carla Gugino Ellen Burstyn Marley Shelton Jennifer Butler
Genre: Drama Action & Adventure
IMDB: IMDB Link

The Mighty Macs is based on the incredible true story of the 1971-72 Immaculata College team that started in obscurity but became the original Cinderella story in women's basketball. This team of pioneers went from barely making that inaugural tournament to the first dynasty in their game. And Cathy Rush (Carla Gugino, the woman that was ahead of her time, became immortalized when she was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. -- (C) Quaker Media

The Monuments Men (2013)

Title: The Monuments Men (2013)
Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 110 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2014-02-07 (Theater)
Cast: George Clooney Matt Damon Bill Murray Cate Blanchett Jean Dujardin
Genre: Drama Action & Adventure
IMDB: IMDB Link

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. It would be an impossible mission: with the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could these guys - seven museum directors, curators, and art historians, all more familiar with Michelangelo than the M-1 - possibly hope to succeed? But as the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time to avoid the destruction of 1000 years of culture, they would risk their lives to protect and defend mankind's greatest achievements. From director George Clooney, the film stars George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville, and Cate Blanchett. The screenplay is by George Clooney & Grant Heslov, based on the book by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter. Produced by Grant Heslov and George Clooney. (c) Sony

Moneyball (2011)

Title: Moneyball (2011)
Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 126 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2011-09-23 (Theater)
Cast: Brad Pitt Jonah Hill Philip Seymour Hoffman Robin Wright Chris Pratt
Genre: Drama Comedy
IMDB: IMDB Link

Based on a true story, Moneyball is a movie for anybody who has ever dreamed of taking on the system. Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A's and the guy who assembles the team, who has an epiphany: all of baseball's conventional wisdom is wrong. Forced to reinvent his team on a tight budget, Beane will have to outsmart the richer clubs. The onetime jock teams with Ivy League grad Peter Brand (Jonah Hill) in an unlikely partnership, recruiting bargain players that the scouts call flawed, but all of whom have an ability to get on base, score runs, and win games. It's more than baseball, it's a revolution - one that challenges old school traditions and puts Beane in the crosshairs of those who say he's tearing out the heart and soul of the game. -- (C) Sony Pictures

In Darkness (2012)

Title: In Darkness (2012)
Rated: R
Runtime: 145 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2012-02-10 (Theater)
Cast: Robert Wieckiewicz Benno Furmann Agnieszka Grochowska Maria Schrader Herbert Knaup
Genre: Drama
IMDB: IMDB Link

From acclaimed director Agnieszka Holland, In Darkness is based on a true story. Leopold Socha, a sewer worker and petty thief in Lvov, a Nazi occupied city in Poland, one day encounters a group of Jews trying to escape the liquidation of the ghetto. He hides them for money in the labyrinth of the town's sewers beneath the bustling activity of the city above. What starts out as a straightforward and cynical business arrangement turns into something very unexpected, the unlikely alliance between Socha and the Jews as the enterprise seeps deeper into Socha's conscience. The film is also an extraordinary story of survival as these men, women and children all try to outwit certain death during 14 months of ever increasing and intense danger. -- (C) Sony Pictures Classics

The Fields (2011)

Title: The Fields (2011)
Rated: R
Runtime: 98 min(s)
Release: 2012-04-23 (DVD)
2011-10-14 (Theater)
Cast: Cloris Leachman Tara Reid Joshua Ormond Karen Ludwig Laurel Bryce
Genre: Mystery & Suspense Drama
IMDB: IMDB Link

The Fields is a suspense thriller based on the true events that took place in a small Pennsylvania town in the fall of 1973. It tells the story of a young boy and his family who are terrorized by a mysterious presence in the endless fields of corn surrounding their old farm house. -- (C) Official Site

Being Flynn (2012)

Title: Being Flynn (2012)
Rated: R
Runtime: 86 min(s)
Release: 0000-00-00 (DVD)
2012-03-02 (Theater)
Cast: Robert De Niro Paul Dano Olivia Thirlby Eddie Rouse Jr. Julianne Moore
Genre: Drama
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Writer-director Paul Weitz turns his hand to this moving portrait of fathers and sons. Based on a true story, Being Flynn follows Nick Flynn (Paul Dano) who is shocked to have his eccentric and long-absent father, Jonathan (Robert De Niro) reach out to him unexpectedly. Still feeling the loss of his mother (played in flashbacks by Julianne Moore) in the midst of starting a new relationship with Denise (Olivia Thirlby), the last person Nick wants to see is his father. But you can't outrun fate and slowly Nick comes to realize he has been given the chance to make a real future not only for himself, but for his struggling father too. -- (C) Focus

The Craigslist Killer (2011)

Title: The Craigslist Killer (2011)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 95 min(s)
Release: 2011-11-01 (DVD)
2011-01-03 (Theater)
Cast: William Baldwin Agnes Bruckner Jake McDorman Leela Savasta Julia Campbell
Genre: Mystery & Suspense Drama
IMDB: IMDB Link

This Lifetime Original Movie is based on the true story of Philip Markoff. He was the American medical student who was charged with the murder of Julissa Brisman in Boston, Massachusetts on April 14, 2009. Markoff met his many victims through Craigslist, a popular classified advertising website.