Schindler's List  

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Schindler's List is an 1993 American movie based on the book Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally. The movie, directed by Steven Spielberg, relates the tale of Oskar Schindler, a German Catholic businessman who was instrumental in saving the lives of over one thousand Polish Jews during the Holocaust. The title refers to a list of the names of 1,100 Jews whom Schindler hired to work in his factory and kept from being sent to the Nazi concentration camp.

Schindler's List is consistently ranked amongst the best movies of all time.

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