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Wrong Kind of BlackWrong Kind of Black
Online, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama

Wrong Kind of Black, set in the 60s and 70s is based on experiences from the extraordinary life of Boori Monty Pryor, author and storyteller, who grew up in Townsville before moving to Melbourne to pursue modelling and DJing. From the cops and crocs of Queensland, to the disco dance floors of Melbourne, this is a hilarious, inspiring and heart breaking story of an Aboriginal man who stood against the tide of Australian racism, refusing to be labeled 'the wrong kind of black'.


Mata Hari (RU)Mata Hari (RU)
1 TV, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Spy/Espionage
Rating: 3.7/5

Margaret McLeod is penniless and out on the streets after her husband leaves her and gains custody of her only daughter. With no other means of making a living, she decides to become an exotic dancer. Under the stage name of Mata Hari, Margaret soon wins fame and notoriety, becoming extremely popular with the European elite. She becomes a regular guest of luxury villas and magnificent mansions, her every performance creating a real sensation. But the year is 1913 and the world is on the verge of a war that will change the entire course of history. Mata Hari cannot even imagine what fateful role she is to play in these coming events.


Avrodh: The Siege WithinAvrodh: The Siege Within
Sony Liv, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action
Rating: 4/5

It is a War Thriller based on the theme of Indian Army and Uri Surgical Strike.


Beyond the Headlines (2023)Beyond the Headlines (2023)
Lifetime, 2023 Running | Crime, Documentary

A documentary series exploring the subject matter of Lifetime original movies.


Death of a PilgrimDeath of a Pilgrim
SVT, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller, Mini-Series

Death of a Pilgrim centers around the unsolved murder of the Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme in 1986. The story is based on the award winning triology "The Fall of the Wellfare State".


Noticia de un SecuestroNoticia de un Secuestro
Prime Video, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mini-Series

The family of a Colombian congressman are kidnapped by a rogue group in response to new extradition laws. As Alberto, the congressman, and the police try to close in on the kidnappers, things become very dangerous.


The UntouchablesThe Untouchables
Syndicated, 1993 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Rating: 2.7/5

In 1930s Chicago, the seemingly invincible crime boss Al Capone is opposed by a team of incorruptible US Treasury agents led by the indefatigable Eliot Ness.


El secreto de la familia GrecoEl secreto de la familia Greco
Netflix, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mini-Series

A seemingly perfect family secretly kidnaps wealthy people for ransom to maintain their high standard of living and social status. Based on a true story.


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