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This film is based on the autobiography of Eric Lomax, a railway enthusiast who becomes a British prisoner of war captured by the Japanese in Singapore.

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Average: 4.9 (15 votes)

An uplifting and entertaining film based on a true story of an unlikely relationship which highlights the very best of human nature.  The reciprocal compassion and non-judgemental attitude between the carer and the cared for are inspiring.

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This is not really a film at all, or a book. It’s a video game. Video games are a form of escapism and fantasy. This is no exception. It is set in an unspecified future during an inter-galactic war. There are all the clichéd humanoid alien characters typical of the genre.

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This film offers the perspective of two challenges in life, that of someone with a disability and racial discrimiation.  Rizwan Khan, played by Shah Rukh Khan, has to overcome the challenges of Asperger's Syndrome in the first half of the film.  Despite this challenge, he manages to find love and

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This movie stars three drag queens (well, two queens and a princess, smile) and teaches marvelous lessons about self-acceptance and empathy. Among the laughs, one learns that genuine acceptance comes from people and places where you least expect it.

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A family's struggle with their child's disease.  Based on the true story of Augusto and Michaela Odone (played by Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon), two parents in a relentless search for a cure for their son's disease.

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Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer.