Keyword: tragic

Milk

Milk (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 128 minutes Release date: 11/25/2008
In 1977, Harvey Milk was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, becoming the first openly gay man to be voted into public office in America. His victory was not just a victory for gay rights; he forged coalitions across the political spectrum. From senior citizens to union workers, Harvey Milk changed the very nature of what it means to be a fighter for human rights and became, before...
Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Rated: R Runtime: 170 minutes Release date: 07/23/1998
James Ryan, who has parachuted into France during the Allied invasion of Europe, has just lost three brothers in combat. Government policy dictates that he should return home lest his family be deprived of all its male offspring. A team of soldiers, led by Captain John Miller and fresh from the beaches of Normandy, is assembled to find and save Private Ryan.
Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Rated: R Runtime: 183 minutes Release date: 11/29/1978
A group of Russian-American friends from a small Pennsylvannia industrial town prepare to leave for Vietnam. When they return from the war, their lives are indelibly changed.
Lilting

Lilting (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 09/25/2014
The world of a Chinese mother mourning the untimely death of her son is suddenly disrupted by the presence of a stranger who doesn't speak her language.
Louder Than Words

Louder Than Words (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
John and Brenda are trying to put their life together after the tragic death of their young daughter, Maria. As they deal with their numbing grief, they discover a way to honor their daughter's wish for health and well-being for all children. With the help of their community, led by good friend Bruce, they establish a children's hospital called the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital a state of the...
Hamlet

Hamlet (1947)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 155 minutes Release date: 12/31/1947
Tortured Prince of Denmark who must avenge his father's murder. He swears to his father's ghost that he will wreak revenge by killing Claudius, his uncle and now King. He fakes madness, and in the process of completing his delayed revenge, loses Ophelia to madness and suicide, but finally restores a new order in Denmark.
Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 06/26/2014
Programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz helped in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS and co-founded Reddit. His fingerprints are all over the internet. But it was his groundbreaking work in social justice and political organizing combined with his aggressive approach to information access that ensnared Swartz in a two-year legal nightmare. It was a battle that...
Dir: Brian Knappenberger
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Man For All Seasons

A Man For All Seasons (1966)

Rated: G Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 12/11/1966
Sir Thomas Moore opposes Henry VIII's divorce, and events lead inexorably to his execution.
From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity (1953)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 06/29/1953
The epic tale of pre WWII enlisted men, their women and the grim destiny that overtook them all. Robert E Lee Prewitt arrives at his barracks in Pearl Harbor. His new commander promises that if he boxes on the company team he will be given the job of bugler, which he very much wants. But he refuses, haunted by previous ugly experiences in the ring. In revenge for this obstinacy, he is given all...

The Black Prince (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/23/2014
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)

Rated: None Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 10/30/2008
On the evening of November 5, 2001, Dr. Andrew Bagby was murdered in a parking lot in western Pennsylvania; the prime suspect, his ex-girlfriend Dr. Shirley Turner, promptly fled the United States for St. Johns, Newfoundland--where she announced that she was pregnant with Andrew's child. She named the little boy Zachary. Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne, Andrew's childhood friend, originally began shooting...