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Boston

Boston is a movie starring Matt Damon, Robert de Castella, and Manzie Jones. The history of the Boston Marathon from its humble origins starting with only 15 runners, to the first female runners, through the tragedy in 2013, and...

Other Titles
BOSTON: An American Running Story
Running Time
1 hours 54 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Jon Dunham
Actors
Robert de Castella, Matt Damon, Rosa Mota, Manzie Jones
Country
USA
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

The history of the Boston Marathon from its humble origins starting with only 15 runners, to the first female runners, through the tragedy in 2013, and ultimately the triumph of 2014.

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Ruth H.

I am a new fan of War & Peace. I love to read history books and I find the history of the time fascinating. When I saw this movie, I thought it was great. It showed the events of the Napoleonic Wars, especially the famous Battle of Waterloo. However, the movie does not show all of the battles, and it does not show how the war ended. It shows just how bad the French were. I would suggest watching the movie to learn more about the Napoleonic Wars. It is a very important time in history, and I think people should learn more about it. If you are interested in the Napoleonic Wars, I would suggest that you watch this movie.

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Martha L.

You should see this documentary. A few years ago, I worked for a media company and I helped produce the film "Nashville." We got a documentary crew to Nashville to show the public what really happened there. The result was a huge scandal and the first presidential debate was cut short. This film is much more comprehensive and much more informative. I have never seen a documentary that covers so many aspects of the rock and roll scene as this film. It is not a "documentary" in the traditional sense. Rather, it is a "look inside" of a very private and secretive world. I highly recommend this film.

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Kelly Jacobs

I have seen this film about 50 times and I'm still amazed by it. From the first scene to the end you can't take your eyes off the screen. It's absolutely wonderful. You'll be hooked from start to finish. Great cast and crew, the music is fantastic, the acting is great, the direction is awesome. I highly recommend this film to anyone who loves good art and wants to know more about how great people create great art. It's an amazing film. It's not for everyone, but if you can get past the initial viewing and you have a good heart and you're a sucker for good movies, this is one of the best films ever.

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Benjamin R.

I just recently saw "Traffic", and I have to say that I found it to be a very well-made documentary. I believe that it is the most detailed and well-thought-out presentation of the events that occurred in Mexico in the 1990's. It does an excellent job of showing the aftermath of the events, and the power of the drug cartels. There are also some great shots of the Mexican countryside, and great footage of the Mexican capital. It is also extremely well-acted. Sean Penn is the one who gives the most convincing performance of all of the actors. I do not think that anyone could do the job that he did. The documentary does a very good job of showing the struggle of the people who are trying to escape the violence, but also showing the suffering that they go through to survive. There is a lot of violence in the film, but I do not believe that it was meant to be a glorification of the drug cartel. The people in the film were fighting for their lives, and they did not want the violence to continue. I believe that this film is a very important film for showing the facts of the events, and the human costs. It is not meant to be a film about the drug cartel, but rather to show the human cost of the drug cartel. I hope that everyone who sees this film will take the time to watch it, and understand what the human costs of drugs are.

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Janet A.

This is a must-see documentary. The acting is superb. The subjects speak for themselves. It's a must-see for anyone interested in peace and justice in our world.

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Theresa Wells

This is a great documentary that highlights the people of color who have been silenced by the status quo of the country and by the criminal justice system. The use of racism is nothing new, but in this documentary, the story of a young black man who has been denied his right to vote because of his skin color is new. The film has a great opening sequence with interviews with the parents of this young man, and the parents, the judge, and the police officers who are part of the system that has prevented him from voting, but who have also been the subjects of the documentary. The filmmakers capture the struggle of the young man, and the families of the people who have supported him, to get him to the polls. The filmmakers are very clear that they are not trying to tell us how to feel, but they are telling us a story. We have an excellent documentary here, and I would recommend it to anyone. We need to be educated and held accountable for our actions. The people of color who are affected by our actions, need to be heard.

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Sean Williams

I was shocked to learn of the influence that Adolf Hitler had on the U.S. government in the 1930's. To my surprise, the film was released at a time when many Americans were ignorant of the events that occurred. The reality is that Hitler was not so much a "madman" as he was a "mental case." He had a deep-seated hatred for Jews, and a strong desire to destroy the Jewish people. When Hitler entered the Federal Government in January 1933, the government attempted to use the Reichsbank to finance the war. In order to finance the war, Hitler began to push through changes in the law regarding Jewish property. Hitler also started to purchase large amounts of gold, in order to pay off the debt the government had incurred by allowing the Reichsbank to be used to finance the war. In order to complete the "buyout" of the Jews, Hitler also began to send troops into the country to wipe out all of the Jews who had not emigrated to the United States. When the American people learned of these events, they were shocked. There were many people in the country who were never aware of what was going on, and there were even many people who were sympathetic to Hitler. The news media did not tell the American people of what was going on, and this may have contributed to the rapid downfall of the Nazi Party. I have always been interested in Hitler and the way in which he came to power. It is now apparent that he was not a madman. In my opinion, he was a "mad" man who was caught in the grip of his "craziness." Hitler was a bad man. He was a sadistic man who was incredibly talented in the use of his power. He had a talent for controlling the masses, but he was also a human being. He was a great leader, and I think he deserves credit for being able to use his power to make the world a better place. I have always been interested in the way in which he used his power, and how he came to be the "madman" that he was. There was no "good" and "bad" in Hitler. He was a sadistic man who was caught in the grip of his own madness.

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Emily

For the most part, the narrative of this movie is good, and it's compelling and full of excellent images and captivating scenes. However, the only part that stands out as really noteworthy is the film's style. For example, the sequence in which Mike Tyson and his partner break into a Los Angeles apartment and steal money from it and then they take Mike Tyson to the police station and break into his home and proceed to beat him into unconsciousness. This scene is a beautiful snapshot of the brutal brutality of the years following the rise of the AIDS epidemic and the black riots that broke out across the country in the mid 80s. It is truly remarkable and something I would have been happy to see as part of the movie had it been in the film. It's a remarkable, brilliant moment. But the movie really doesn't work without the style. When you look at the movie, you see it as a character study, and as a character study it works very well. I think the problem is that the style doesn't fit with the narrative. As a film, the style works. When you watch a movie with style, you are not just watching a movie, but watching something really powerful and moving. However, when you watch a movie with narrative, it doesn't work. It's a bit jarring to watch something that has style, but then to watch something that has narrative and is about the relationship between the two. I don't know what was going on in the mind of the director and the editor, but the style just doesn't work. If you look at the film, the style is everywhere, but the narrative is all over the place. I could almost say that the style and the narrative were mutually exclusive. It seemed as if the style was added to the narrative, but there was no sense of where it fit in. The narrative seemed to be the whole point of the film, and it was hard to understand why it was needed, but the style just didn't work for me. In the end, I would have liked to have seen a bit more of the style in the narrative. I would have liked to have seen it, but it just didn't work.

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Victoria W.

Some of the more recent books I've read are The Discovery of America: The New Race War, and The Boys in the Boat. I've always been interested in the subject of the political wars of the late 1800s, and this film is an interesting addition to the collection. It's very well-filmed, with great cinematography, and a great soundtrack. The most interesting aspect of the film is the interviews of the historians who were involved with the events of the time. They discuss some of the most important facts and figures in the period, and it's interesting to see the background of each of them. The biggest factor in the rise of the Union, for example, was the first battle of Antietam. I'm interested in the historiography of the period, and I'd recommend this film to anyone who wants to learn more about it.

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Diane H.

This film should be required viewing in all universities. From the women's liberation to the impact of the holocaust, we need to know more about these topics. Why isn't this film taught in our universities? Perhaps we should all take a few classes to learn more about these topics. As a film, it is highly entertaining and enlightening. My suggestion is to watch it and make your own conclusion. All that we know of history has been falsified and distorted by those in power. We need to know more about these topics to understand how our governments have changed in the past, and to avoid repeating the mistakes that have been made.

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Judith V.

Some of the comments here are really silly and unnecessary. I think you're just looking for the latest trendy fad. Yes, we know that "the 60's" is an era. We all know that America is a modern society, a time when the "old" country of the former colonial powers was a melting pot. We know that the struggle for civil rights was a really important part of that period. And we all know that the cold war was a real "thing". The question is: do you feel like you know the "American way"? Do you feel like you know what is right and wrong? If the answer is no, then you need to look deeper into your own life. If the answer is yes, then it means that you don't understand the roots of the American way. If the answer is yes, then the question of the year 2009 is going to be a very interesting one. It is my sincere hope that the next president of the United States will have the courage to be honest with the American people and to give them the answers they deserve. For me, the answers are a bit too simple. But even so, I think it is a real shame that a few people like President Bush and some of the other politicians in this country still don't seem to be able to come to grips with their own actions and responsibilities. If you want to see how the answer to this question will be, you need to watch this documentary.

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Kelly F.

It was amazing! I am the last person to speak in English but my friend had the best. I am very sad that the same-old story of this man could be told in a way to remember him, not only in his voice but also in the way he was as a human being, the way he took care of his family, the way he made love. Even though he was a photographer and a painter, he made a good life for his family. I hope to see him again in his old age and to be able to tell him a story about this man. A life, a life for a lifetime. The film was the best I have seen. A great work of the best of the best.

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Diana

I just finished watching this documentary, and it's the best thing I've ever seen about our beloved homeland. It gives the audience a wonderful, honest and accurate portrayal of life in the Western Hemisphere, and gives an incredible glimpse of the culture and language that is Mexico. I'm amazed at the lack of information on this topic that the United States gives, and how much misinformation and misconceptions are propagated by the media and politicians. I highly recommend this documentary to everyone, especially to the non-Americans who don't know about this amazing country, and how it is a thriving nation, with a vibrant culture and very talented people. This film is about the history of Mexico and what was written about Mexico in the early 1900's. It's really a wonderful documentary, and I highly recommend it to anyone.

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Christina Gray

This documentary is a must-see for everyone who loves this great music. The documentary includes all of the recordings of Frank Zappa's last three albums. The director did an amazing job of staying true to the Zappa story without trying to tell us the whole story. I have been a Zappa fan since I was a kid and I love the music that he made, but the documentary was so touching that I really cried. The interviews are so powerful that you can't help but think about Zappa and his music. The interviews are so insightful that it makes you want to read up on Frank Zappa. The documentary is well worth the time to watch.

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Amber

I have been a fan of art for a long time. I have an appreciation for the creation of art and the stories that we tell, and this documentary is a great tool for me. The film talks about the life of John Cage, who I first met when I went to see "Dreams" when I was in the 7th grade. I thought that this was a great documentary for me. I saw "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" the day before, and that was also a very good documentary. I will have to see both of those films before deciding which of the others is better, but I do not regret seeing "Avant-garde" because I think that it is a great documentary. I also recommend that everyone watch "Fashion in Color" because it is a great documentary that shows the changing styles of clothes that we see in the 20th century. I think that this film is a great tool for people to see the world through different perspectives. It is a great film to see people in different situations and see how they react to what they see and what they hear. I think that is why I have been so passionate about making art for a long time. I feel that I can't say anything bad about the film, but I do have to say that it is not one of my favorite documentaries. I don't like the director's style and I don't like the filming style. I think that I have seen some better documentaries than this one.

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Willie

The documentary focuses on the historical events in the 50s and 60s. It explores how religion was introduced into the US, how the majority of Americans were raised with a strong Christian background and the impact of this on their lives. It also discusses how the political climate of the time influenced the people's attitudes towards religion. It explores how Americans reacted to the introduction of religion into their lives and what they were taught. This is a fascinating documentary that shows how religion and politics were intertwined and how people reacted to this. It also shows how people thought that the church was doing good and how they were very upset about it. It explores how some people were looking for scapegoats in society to blame for the problems they had and how they felt threatened by the church. It explores how the introduction of religion was a reaction to the rising anti-communist feeling in the country. It also explores how religion was a reaction to the war in Vietnam. Overall, this is a great documentary and I would recommend it to anyone.

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Amanda

W.C. Fields would have been proud to see the current director of this film being treated as an outcast. We owe much to this film. It is an incredibly beautiful film, and the voice of the people who are invisible in the film is what gives the film its power. If you have not seen this film, please do not hesitate. This film deserves to be seen. Please do not wait until it is available on DVD. The DVD should be out in the next year. I hope that more people will see this film. It deserves to be seen by more people.

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Judith W.

I just got back from seeing this film and it was extremely well done. I had never heard of it before, and this film is a documentary about the life of Darryl Forte. This film has all the characteristics of a documentary. The actors were outstanding, the subjects were phenomenal, and the filming was outstanding. This film had me crying and laughing, laughing and crying, and laughing and crying. This is a very powerful film and I will definitely be seeing it again. I highly recommend this film to anyone.

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George Lawson

It's been a long time since a documentary like this has come out. This is a true story of a special family from a small town in Alabama who is absolutely amazing. It's amazing that their experiences are so real. This family has more than one job, and they've all had to deal with hard times in their lives. The kids have never experienced a bad day at school, and their parents have always provided them with a place to go. I have to give credit to the documentary crew for putting together this amazing documentary. The family was just incredible. They've always been the best part of my family. This is a true story about a family who never had a bad day at school, and they all grew up together. I have no idea why this story has been so hidden. I'm glad it's out there.