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On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex is a movie starring Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, and Justin Theroux. The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination...

Other Titles
Η Αρχή της Ισότητας, Una cuestión de género, Ha'Min Ha'Khazak, Sest ta on naine, Az egyenjogú nem, En kvinna bland män, Eşitlik Savaşçısı, Pitanje pola, Oikeuden puolesta, Una giusta causa, Na Osnovu Polova, Suprema, On the Basis of Equality, ビリーブ 未来への大逆転, Une femme d'exception, 法律女王, Uma Luta Desigual, Na Temelju Seksa, La voz de la igualdad, Die Berufung - Ihr Kampf für Gerechtigkeit, Cuestión de género, On The Basis Of Sex, Nes ji yra moteris
Running Time
2 hours
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Drama, Biography
Mimi Leder
Daniel Stiepleman
Justin Theroux, Armie Hammer, Sam Waterston, Felicity Jones
Canada, China, USA
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

Comments about drama «On the Basis of Sex» (16)

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I'm a big fan of Kim's and wanted to check this out, but I was not disappointed. The main story here is about a few teenage girls who act as role models for young men. They are constantly talking about the dangers of teenage sex, and even offer to show them how they are dangerous. That is basically it, there's no information on how to make sure your sex partner isn't a pervert. The movie isn't exactly a well made piece, as it has a plot that seems to be going nowhere. It also seems to focus on some of the girls as if they are the main characters, which is never good. That is, except that they have a few funny moments in the movie. Also, the movie gets a little slow at times, but it's better than a lot of movies these days, because the pacing is not too bad. I also liked the idea that they make sure they know the real dangers of teenage sex. If you are into that sort of thing, then you will probably like this. If not, then you probably won't. 7/10.

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Stephen Ortega

Saw this on cable last night. Never heard of it before. It was very exciting to watch the start of a couple of really different stories. I did not know this film was based on a true story until I watched the credits. I was deeply moved by it. I had never seen a film based on a true story that had such a powerful story. I think it is a great film, very well acted, acted, filmed and acted. I am glad I was able to see this film. I am not a football fan but I found it to be very interesting and a film that is worth seeing. It was very important to have these two friends in one movie. They are not only good actors but they are great people. This is a great film and I hope to see it again.

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Amber P.

The film, "The Tapes" (1968) is set in the late 1930's and depicts the lives of a bunch of fairly successful workers in the London textile industry. We are told at the beginning that there was a strike in which all of the members of the union voted to strike, or they were sacked. We are told that they were kept from going to the cleaners and that they did not eat in the company canteen. The company later tried to sack these people and so this film is a collage of events. The film is an exploration of why these people were compelled to strike, and how they acted out their collective rebellion. Although the film is more of a dramatisation of the strike than a documentary it is very absorbing and captures the atmosphere of the period. The portrayal of the union as a vicious organisation is well worth watching. However, the film is not particularly gripping. The whole situation is so abstract that you feel that you are watching a play. A pity that this should be so, but this could have been a much more engaging film. So while this is an important period drama that is not particularly gripping, it is a fine film.

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Patricia D.

Sexual torture: a unique documentary-like depiction of a typical American college boy and his obsession with the pornographic magazine Vogue. The viewer must bear in mind that this is an actual episode of American television, so many things that are not seen on screen are revealed through music and nudity. The viewer will likely find that the film is surprisingly moving and insightful. This movie would have been a lot more interesting if only the viewers could see much more of the content. Of course, if you are not familiar with the magazine and its contents, then this movie is not for you. The performances by the actors are very good and are aided by the inimitable music score by George Lewis. George Lewis did not produce this movie and is credited with being "the guy who did it". The film's plot is pretty complex, so a casual viewer may not get all the details. The documentary aspect will not appeal to the majority of viewers and is not for those who are especially squeamish. I have given this movie a very high rating, mainly because I wanted to write a review.

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I like this was a great movie but i think the sad part was this little girl but she was pretty.My mom also say she was very sick but she said she was very sick.Because she didn't want to be with her parents cause they were gay.My mom also said her parents had many things against gays but she said they would have loved her if she were straight.

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Randy R.

I saw this movie at a screening with a small group of friends and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. The story was so well told and the characters so well developed. The actors were excellent. The music was great. The story was simple, but the characters were complex. The actors played their roles perfectly. I would recommend this movie to anyone who wants to see a good movie, but also want to learn a little bit about the real life of people in the 70's. I would also recommend this movie to anyone who is a fan of the musical "West Side Story" (which this movie is based on).

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This is a movie for the those who are young and in love with their first love. It is the movie to watch if you are in a hard place and want to feel more loved. It is the movie that teaches all about love, lust and sex. It is a love story that is very deep. It is not romantic but it is so heartfelt and is not to be missed. It is the movie that you wish will never end. The biggest problem is the beginning. It starts with a 12 year old kid who's first love is a porn star. And then there is the prologue. But what they have done is complete a movie from the start until the end. I would recommend this to everyone who is in love with the first love and who wants to see the movie that everyone has talked about. I give it a 7 out of 10.

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Melissa B.

This is a fascinating study of the pervasiveness of sexual abuse in children and the resulting effects on their lives. It is also a fascinating study of how some parents have been able to have a complete and unconditional relationship with their children. It is a wonderful insight into the lives of many mothers and fathers. As well, it is a rare glimpse into a very warped corner of the American education system, in that it has been passed down from generation to generation, to continue perpetuating a sexual abuse culture. Both the narrative and the humor are very poignant. It is a great study of families and how the impact of sexual abuse can be passed on to children. It is also a great study of how societal pressures can affect a child's education, as well as his or her relationships. This film is not only educational but also touching in a way that few films have been able to accomplish. Excellent acting, and strong performances from the cast. This is a film that I highly recommend. And even better, you will be laughing at it.

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It's kind of a shame I didn't have the opportunity to watch this film when it first came out. Perhaps I should have gone back a few years later. This film is about the struggle of not being able to find love in the big city and its impact on a couple's quest for the one they want. The film was good, but the low quality of the performances really dragged the whole thing down. No matter what you think about Marlo Thomas, I think she could have done a better job. I also think the character of Jamie was over-played, and there was too much emphasis on the old man. This one also missed the mark, as it seemed to be trying to do a true story as it was. I don't see how they could make this a true story when they had all the actors play so poorly. The one thing I did like was the story's dramatic tone, and that was partially done by the fact that it was based on a true story. It made me feel like I was watching a movie, and I believe that that is the true meaning of true story.

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I enjoyed this film. Some of the characters were slightly annoying, but they do not detract from the main character's motives. The way the events unfolded, and the impact they had on the participants' lives, was fairly realistic. I would not be surprised if this film would be popular with children. The great characters that the filmmakers have created were developed in a believable way, and I appreciated the efforts that the filmmakers took to portray them as they really were. This film does have a few overtones that do not fit easily into the storyline, but that does not diminish its overall credibility. While I do not understand the hype that surrounds this film, I do not feel that I have been as insulted by the complaints as I was by the positive reviews that I have seen for it. I do not have a problem with movies that seek to portray social or political issues as they actually are. They are needed in today's world. It's just that this film did not really do that in the way that I expected. I feel that the sexual content was somewhat excessive and excessive. It was obvious to me that they were not exactly giving the characters a healthy dose of drugs or alcohol. The characters were clearly not high-school age, which I think is very important, as is the fact that the characters did not act in a manner that was generally acceptable. I understand that this was a commentary on drugs and alcohol, but I think that this was the same problem that many parents have in raising their children. I don't think that the director or screen writer should be held accountable for this movie. I think that the viewer needs to take into account the good points and negatives that they have and come to their own conclusion.

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Aaron Andrews

I saw this film in 1988 and I must say that I don't remember it the next year. I think that they were trying to establish a theme for the film, I guess. I have not been able to see it since I went on vacation. What I remember is that I hated it and I couldn't get the impression of it anymore. I thought that the characters were dull, and the sexual scenes were so brief that I didn't really remember them. When I do watch it again, I would be glad to see that they only went into the sexual aspect of the story. A couple of years later, I saw it again, and I had already forgotten what I hated. It was a good film, but not the one I remembered. I saw it in a club, and I am sure that it was screened in the 1980s and probably not the 1980s this film was made. I would recommend it to people who like history films, and to anyone who wants to see something that is new. It is not a masterpiece but it is a very good film.

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Brandon T.

I just saw this movie on the big screen and was very moved. It's a great story of a family's struggle to overcome a tragedy. The acting was great, especially from the two young actors. The story is very touching and makes you feel good about your own family. I was very touched by the end of the movie and I have to say that it was one of the best endings I have ever seen in a movie. I recommend this movie to everyone. I have to say that I think it is one of the best movies I have ever seen. I hope that everyone will see it and will understand that there are people who have lost loved ones because of this terrible disease.

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Crystal Hill

This is a film about sex. It's about the people who play it out in the bedroom and the relationships between those who can, and those who can't. It's about how real people interact when they share intimate experiences and how they are not as different as you think. It's about fear, repression, shame, and how some people use sex to hide who they really are. And it's about how some people act on the shame they carry about their desires and those they have. I've watched it twice, and both times I had a hard time getting through it. It's a harrowing story. I think it's worth seeing if you're into films dealing with sex or if you're looking for something to take your mind off a hard day. It is really intense. And I have to say it's the most brutal gay porn I have ever seen. I've read in the past that some people think it's "raunchy." I don't think it's meant to be raunchy at all. It's extremely graphic. You'll need a lot of strong stomach to watch it. But I think if you watch it with an open mind and your mind isn't made up, you'll really like it. And if you like hard-core gay porn, I'm sure you will like it too. It's not perfect, but it is what it is, and it does what it's meant to do. The characters are all complex. Some of them have had a very rough past, and some of them are completely new. And the two protagonists are very different. For instance, they don't have the same mannerisms. The young man has a bit of a hard-ass attitude about himself and is constantly questioning himself about whether or not he's a good person. The young man's parents are very much the same, and their family may not be the best. The female actor does a very good job at making us feel like we're actually in the room with the characters and seeing their inner struggles. She's very raw, and it's difficult not to feel for her. As I said, the script is very raw. It's really difficult not to be moved by it. I've seen it at least 20 times, and I've never gotten tired of it.

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Joyce W.

I just saw this movie at the Seattle Film Festival. It was a very moving and beautiful story. I was a little nervous when I first saw it because I am not a fan of the lesbian relationship and I had not seen the movie before. I was surprised that it was so powerful and moving. I was also impressed with the acting, the script, and the cinematography. It was a beautiful movie. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone who has not seen it. I hope that people will see it and see it again. I think it is a great movie that is very important and that it should be shown to everyone.

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Gary C.

This is a not too weak film, but it is not up to the same standard as the previous documentary. The story is, again, credible, but one feels like they are missing something. The problem is that they are missing so much it makes it hard to care about the characters. It seems as if they had one shot at this, but a poor script and sub-par acting ruin it. I think it's mostly a choice on the script, but the acting is terrible. Even D'Onofrio's, which I have enjoyed in the past, can't save it. The film is also too short. There's an hour and a half of just talking, but not much of it is worth the time. Overall, it is worth seeing, but the story is not good enough to make it worth buying the film.

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Kimberly Carlson

I'm not sure what the problem is with this movie. I have seen a few films by Michael Douglas, and I have to say that I was disappointed. I really liked the role of "Martha" in "Liar's" and I think that she was a good choice for this role. But she did not look like Martha. I think that the only thing that was missing was the romance between her and the lawyer. I think that the story was good and the performances were good. I don't know why people are so critical of this film. It was a good film, and I liked it. I think that it is a good film for people who like movies that are about the law.