Movie Recommendations: History

Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives of Others)

Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives of Others)

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Great Dictator, The

Great Dictator, The

Charles Chaplin spoke for the first time in this 1940 film. Chaplin plays the dual roles of the Jewish barber and Adenoid Hynkel, the dictator of Tomania who the barber is mistaken for.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds

Quentin Tarantino tackles World War II with Inglourious Basterds. Lt. Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) and his men, known as the Basterds, are dropped into France in civilian clothing on a mission to kill Nazis. The premiere of a Reich produced film offers an opportunity to end the war. Not only are the Basterds on the mission but also a German actress working as a double agent (Diane Kruger) and a French Jew (Melanie Laurent) who witnessed the murder of her family. Right on their trail is Nazi Col. Hans Landa (Christoph Waltz).

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This movie is recommended by Morgan and Meaghan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Milk

Milk

Harvey Milk, a camera salesman in San Fransisco's Castro district, becomes the first openly gay person elected to public office. He tries to push forth rights for gays in California while facing opposition from his conservative fellow board member. Directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Sean Penn, James Franco, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin and Victor Garber.

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This movie is recommended by Holly, Bonster, and Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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National Treasure: Book of Secrets

National Treasure: Book of Secrets

Ben Gates must clear the name of his great grandfather Thomas Gates, who has been accused of taking part in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. With the help of Riley Poole, Abigail Chase and Ben's parents they go around the globe to find a mysterious lost city.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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