Schindler's List (1993)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 93 | Earnings: $96.07M
In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 100 | Earnings: $6.00M
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 75 | Earnings: $116.87M
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
12 Years a Slave (2013)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 96 | Earnings: $56.67M
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $75.60M
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.
Into the Wild (2007)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $18.35M
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 93 | Earnings: $51.60M
The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 87 | Earnings: $75.61M
Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $164.44M
The story of Frank Abagnale Jr., before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and legal prosecutor as a seasoned and dedicated FBI agent pursues him.
American Gangster (2007)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $130.13M
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 84 | Earnings: $27.30M
In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.
The Social Network (2010)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 95 | Earnings: $96.92M
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 72 | Earnings: $170.71M
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
The Imitation Game (2014)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $91.12M
During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
Raging Bull (1980)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 92 | Earnings: $0.05M
An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.