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Dramas based on Books

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12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue

With the holidays around the corner and a dog orphanage in grave danger, a determined teenager and her best friend rally to save it.

2012

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12 Years a Slave

A freeborn black man is abducted from New York and sold into slavery in this historical drama based on the autobiography of Solomon Northup. In 19th century New York, a free man had nothing to fear -- unless he was black. It was a terrible road back home.

2013

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21

A brilliant group of students become card-counting experts with the intent of swindling millions out of Las Vegas casinos by playing blackjack.

2008

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2 Jacks

A filmmaker spends an eventful night in Hollywood raising money for a new project; years later, his son repeats the process to make his first film.

2012

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All Our Desires

A young judge hides her inoperable cancer so she can focus the last stage of her life on fighting for the poor against predatory credit agencies.

2011

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The American

Dispatched to a small Italian town to await further orders, assassin Jack embarks on a double life that may be more relaxing than is good for him.

2010

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Anywhere but Here

Flighty Adele heads to Hollywood with dreams of snagging a rich husband and making her daughter, Ann, into a movie star, but Ann has other ideas. Parents live through their kids all the time. But this pair lives in Beverly Hills -- the stakes are higher.

1999

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Appaloosa

When a malicious, land-hungry rancher has the marshal and deputy of Appaloosa killed, two gunmen blow into town to restore law and order. A lifelong bond. Law and order. The future of a territory. It's all up for grabs when a beautiful widow arrives in town.

2008

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Back to 1942

At the height of World War II, millions of rural Chinese refugees embark on a desperate journey to escape a widespread provincial famine.

2012

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Bel Ami

A manipulative journalist climbs from abject poverty to the height of Parisian society, taking up with a variety of beautiful women along the way. Youthful beauty plus insatiable greed. It's a recipe for riches for this impoverished young man.

2012

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Big Miracle

After a reporter writes about whales trapped in the Arctic Circle, the U.S. and U.S.S.R. team up to rescue them in this tale inspired by true events.

2012

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Black Friday

This docudrama based on the same-titled book tracks the aftermath of a 1993 bombing in Bombay through the eyes of a journalist covering the story.

2004

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Black Hawk Down

When U.S. forces attempt to capture two underlings of a Somali warlord, their helicopters are shot down and the Americans suffer heavy casualties.

2001

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Bloodworth

An aging musician returns to his hometown to make amends with the family he abandoned 20 years ago, only to find their lives are a troubled mess.

2010

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The Book of Daniel

In 605 B.C. Jerusalem was conquered by the Babylonnians and many of their best young men were taken into captivity, including Daniel. Daniel was taken to Babylon to serve it. As Powerful King, Nebuchandnezzar.

2013

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The Book Thief

Young Liesel steals books to teach herself to read, giving her refuge from the horrors of Nazi Germany and her cold foster parents.

2013

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

When his family moves from Berlin to Poland, a young boy befriends a boy who lives on the other side of the fence, unaware he's a Jewish prisoner. The son of a Nazi struggles to make sense of the war. Especially after he meets a mysterious boy in the woods.

2008

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Breakfast at Tiffany's

Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who moves into her building on a wealthy woman's dime. Charming chaos follows an eccentric charmer throughout New York City. But is her life just one big cocktail party?

1961

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Bright Days Ahead

In her search for new pursuits after retirement, married Caroline unexpectedly finds romance with a flirty hunk who's decades younger.

2013

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Brighton Rock

In hopes of silencing a waitress who saw him kill another criminal, a young thug decides to romance her and suss out how much she knows.

2010

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