Tag Archives: based on the life

Ben-Hur (1959) Rated TV-PG

A Jewish prince is sent into slavery by a Roman friend; once released, he comes back for revenge. Based on the book, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace. Starring Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, and Haya Harareet. This … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa (2003) Rated NR

 Based on the life of Mother Teresa, a simple nun whose calling and faith lead her to the poor, the lepers, the dying, and the abandoned children in the slums of Calcutta. Starring Olivia Hussey, Sebastiano Somma, Ingrid Rubio. I didn’t come to … Continue reading

Posted in 2003, Based on a True Story, Biography, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated NR, Spanish Film | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Madiba (2017) Rated TV-PG

A miniseries based on the life of Nelson Mandela. Starring Laurence Fishburne, Orlando Jones, David Harewood, Michael Nyqvist, Terry Pheto, Jason Kennett, Kate Liquorish, Hlomla Dandala, Meren Reddy. I was really looking forward to this miniseries with hopes that BET … Continue reading

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Undaunted… The Early Life of Josh McDowell (2011) Rated UR

A drama based on the life of Josh McDowell. Starring Allen Williamson, John Klicka, George Seder. This is a great film which showcases life of minister Josh McDowell. This man survived a childhood filled with alcoholism and abuse.  He joined … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, Based on a True Story, Biography, Christian Films, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated UR, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mao’s Last Dancer (2009) Rated PG

A film based on the life of Li Cunxin, a boy who was plucked from his tiny village in communist China to dance. Based on the autobiography of Li Cunxin. Starring Chi Cao, Bruce Greenwood, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Kyle MacLachlan. Wow, … Continue reading

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A Matador’s Mistress (2008) Rated UR

Manolete visits his mother and remembers his life. Starring Adrien Brody, Penélope Cruz, Santiago Segura, Ann Mitchell, Juan Echanove. This film is based on the life of Manuel Laureano Rodríguez Sánchez, a bullfighter in Spain. The film tells of the … Continue reading

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Katherine (1975) Rated NR

A look at the 1960s and 1970s through the eyes of a debutante who fights for the ideals she believes in, which slowly sends her spiraling into the world of terrorism.  Based on the life of Diana Oughton. Starring Art … Continue reading

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New Shows This Fall on TV 2014

   Madam Secretary (CBS) Tea Leoni plays a former CIA agent whose former boss, now the president of the United States, asks her to take on the role of Secretary of State after an accident claims the life of the … Continue reading

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