Defiance (2008)

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137 min   –  Action | Drama | History  –   16 January 2009 (USA)

IMDB Rating: 7.1/10 from 82,112 users  

Metascore:  58/100

Director: Edward Zwick

Writers: Clayton Frohman (screenplay), Edward Zwick (screenplay)

Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.

Plot Summary

This is the true story of Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and about 1,000 Jewish non-combatants.

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Road to Perdition (2002)

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 117 min  –  Crime | Drama | Thriller  –  12 July 2002 (USA)

IMDB Rating: 7.7/10 from 148,920 users  

Metascore: 72/100

Director: Sam Mendes

Writers: Max Allan Collins (graphic novel), Richard Piers Rayner (graphic novel)

Awards: Won 1 Oscar. Another 23 wins & 55 nominations.

Plot Summary

Bonds of loyalty are put to the test when a hitman’s son witnesses what his father does for a living.

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