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1. Watchmen (2009)

R | 162 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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56 Metascore

In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

Votes: 418,560 | Gross: $107.51M

2. Forrest Gump (1994)

PG-13 | 142 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.8
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82 Metascore

JFK, LBJ, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Votes: 1,400,588 | Gross: $330.25M

3. Jackie (V) (2016)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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81 Metascore

Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.

Director: Pablo Larraín | Stars: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup

Votes: 50,145 | Gross: $13.96M

4. Salt (2010)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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65 Metascore

A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski

Votes: 259,579 | Gross: $118.31M

5. Johnny English Reborn (2011)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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46 Metascore

Johnny English goes up against international assassins hunting down the Chinese premier.

Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West, Roger Barclay

Votes: 95,635 | Gross: $8.31M

6. Hotel Rwanda (2004)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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79 Metascore

Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Xolani Mali

Votes: 286,254 | Gross: $23.47M

7. JFK (1991)

R | 189 min | Drama, History, Thriller

8.0
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72 Metascore

New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau

Votes: 121,413 | Gross: $70.41M

8. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.5
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48 Metascore

Benjamin Gates must follow a clue left in John Wilkes Booth's diary to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Jon Voight

Votes: 192,881 | Gross: $219.96M

9. Vantage Point (2008)

PG-13 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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40 Metascore

The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Forest Whitaker, Matthew Fox, Bruce McGill

Votes: 132,806 | Gross: $72.27M

10. In the Line of Fire (1993)

R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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74 Metascore

Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott

Votes: 78,478 | Gross: $102.31M

11. The Birth of a Nation (1915)

Not Rated | 195 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper

Votes: 18,465 | Gross: $10.00M

12. The Conspirator (2010)

PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.9
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55 Metascore

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robin Wright, James McAvoy, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin Kline

Votes: 25,011 | Gross: $11.54M

13. The Killer (1989)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A disillusioned assassin accepts one last hit in hopes of using his earnings to restore vision to a singer he accidentally blinded, only to be double-crossed by his boss.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Danny Lee, Sally Yeh, Kong Chu

Votes: 40,672

14. The Kennedys (2011– )

TV-14 | 346 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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The triumphs and tragedies of the most popular political family in American history.

Stars: Greg Kinnear, Barry Pepper, Katie Holmes, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 6,337

15. The Professional (1981)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Victim of a plot which has resulted in his imprisonment in a Central African jail for two years, a French secret agent arrives in Paris to settle accounts.

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Desailly, Cyrielle Clair, Marie-Christine Descouard

Votes: 10,312

16. Killing Kennedy (2013 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Based on Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's best seller comes this shocking thriller starring Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin. As John F. Kennedy (Lowe) rises to become U.S. president, a ... See full summary »

Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Rob Lowe, Will Rothhaar, Jack Noseworthy, Casey Siemaszko

Votes: 3,036

17. XIII: The Conspiracy (2008– )

R | 136 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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The first female US President Sally Sheridan is shot dead by a sniper during her Veterans Day speech. Her assassin narrowly escapes the scene with his life, national security hot on his ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Dorff, Caterina Murino, Greg Bryk, Stephen McHattie

Votes: 6,183

18. Winter Kills (1979)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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The Pickering Commission concluded that a lone gunman killed US President Kegan in 1960, in Philadelphia. 19 years later a dying man confesses to be the real shooter hired to kill him. Kegan's brother and filthy rich father investigate.

Director: William Richert | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Huston, Anthony Perkins, Eli Wallach

Votes: 1,563 | Gross: $1.08M

19. Executive Action (1973)

PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.7
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Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.

Director: David Miller | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Will Geer, Gilbert Green

Votes: 1,892

20. Land of the Blind (2006)

R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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32 Metascore

A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.

Director: Robert Edwards | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Donald Sutherland, Tom Hollander, Lara Flynn Boyle

Votes: 3,320 | Gross: $0.01M

21. I... comme Icare (1979)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Conspiracy thriller inspired by the conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of JFK. After a fictional president is assassinated, a determined, tough prosecutor investigates the emerging conspiracy behind it.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Yves Montand, Michel Albertini, Roland Amstutz, Jean-Pierre Bagot

Votes: 2,769

22. Ruby (1992)

R | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.5
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An exploration of certain conspiracy theories surrounding the JFK assassination from Jack Ruby's perspective. Ruby owns a run-down strip club in Dallas, and does what he can for credibility... See full summary »

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Danny Aiello, Sherilyn Fenn, Tobin Bell, Joe Cortese

Votes: 1,239 | Gross: $0.92M

23. Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination (1963)

1 min | Documentary, Short, Crime

7.9
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The home movie footage that caught the assassination of the American President, John F. Kennedy.

Director: Abraham Zapruder | Stars: Charles Brehm, Howard Brennan, John Connally, Nellie Connally

Votes: 1,857

24. The Killing of America (1981)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Crime

7.7
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A documentary of the decline of America. It features a lot a great footage (most exclusive to this film) from race riots to serial killers and much-much more.

Directors: Sheldon Renan, Leonard Schrader | Stars: Chuck Riley, Ed Dorris, Thomas Noguchi, Sirhan Sirhan

Votes: 1,380

25. Kennedy (1983– )

282 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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Biography of the 1961-1963 presidency of John F. Kennedy.

Stars: John Shea, E.G. Marshall, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Andrew Rayden

Votes: 441

26. Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001 TV Movie)

163 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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They were more than Washington wives. They were part of an American dream known as Camelot. With strength and cunning they upheld their public image by concealing their private truths. ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Shaw | Stars: Jill Hennessy, Lauren Holly, Leslie Stefanson, Daniel Hugh Kelly

Votes: 337

27. Splinter Cell: Conviction (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.2
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Following Sam Fisher's stint as a double agent, Fisher returns out of hiding having learned that his daughter's death was no accident. Betrayed by the agency he gave his life to, Fisher now... See full summary »

Directors: Sean Stanek, Maxime Beland, David Chateauneuf | Stars: Michael Ironside, Lynne Adams, Tyrone Benskin, Claudia Besso

Votes: 2,238

28. The Men Who Killed Kennedy (1988–2003)

Documentary, History

8.6
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A detailed examination of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, with emphasis on the discrepancies and inconsistencies in the government's official version of events.

Stars: Hilary Minster, Robert J. Groden, Gary Mack, Cyril H. Wecht

Votes: 472

29. Mystère (1983)

84 min | Thriller

5.5
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Assassins are after a prostitute who has come into possession of a cigarette lighter that, unbeknownst to her, contains the negatives that show a politician's assassination.

Director: Carlo Vanzina | Stars: Carole Bouquet, Phil Coccioletti, Duilio Del Prete, John Steiner

Votes: 104

30. The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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April 14, 1865. As four year of Civil War draw to a close, our country again faces unforgettable tragedy: the assassination of the President. Starring Lance Henriksen as the Great ... See full summary »

Director: John Gray | Stars: Rob Morrow, Lance Henriksen, Donna Murphy, Jean Louisa Kelly

Votes: 313

31. Sadat (1983– )

PG | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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The dramatization of the life of Egyptian leader Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat, from his early years as a young officer fighting the British, to his assassination in 1981.

Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., John Rhys-Davies, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 204

32. The Commission (2003)

102 min | Drama

6.1
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Using transcripts from the Warren Commission Report, this film documents the workings of the Warren Commission, which investigated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

Director: Mark Sobel | Stars: Martin Landau, Sam Waterston, Martin Sheen, Edward Asner

Votes: 112

33. The JFK Assassination: The Jim Garrison Tapes (1992)

96 min | Documentary

7.7
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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963 at the age of 46. Attractive and charismatic, he was one of the most ... See full summary »

Director: John Barbour | Stars: Jim Garrison, Bill Alford, F. Irvin Dymond, David Ferrie

Votes: 119

34. 11-22-63: The Day the Nation Cried (1989 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.9
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Through exclusive and previously unseen footage from family archives and the local TV station near the infamous "grassy knoll," plus the insightful recollestions of Gerald Ford, Coretta ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Halford | Stars: James Earl Jones, Ralph Abernathy, McGeorge Bundy, Carol Channing

Votes: 43

35. Peter Jennings Reporting: The Kennedy Assassination - Beyond Conspiracy (2003 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History

6.5
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Forty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, more than 80% of Americans still believe that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone. This documentary attempts to separate fact from conspiracy theories to get to the truth.

Director: Mark Obenhaus | Stars: Robert Goldberg, John F. Kennedy, Robert Dallek, Lee Harvey Oswald

Votes: 221

36. Ang tanging ina n'yong lahat (2008)

105 min | Comedy

4.4
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An unstoppable mother of twelve children gets a job at the presidential palace and ends up in the public eye after unwittingly saving the president's life. She gets thrust onto the national... See full summary »

Director: Wenn V. Deramas | Stars: Ai-Ai de las Alas, Eugene Domingo, Shaina Magdayao, Carlo Aquino

Votes: 87

37. Ruby and Oswald (1978 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, History

6.0
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A docudrama about the events surrounding the assassination of the 35th United States President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, in 1963, based on eyewitness and other testimonies.

Director: Mel Stuart | Stars: Michael Lerner, Frederic Forrest, Doris Roberts, Lou Frizzell

Votes: 80

38. Four Days in November (1964)

Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.5
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From more than eight million feet of newsreels, amateur footage, tape-recordings and more, David L. Wolper presents a priceless detailed account of the time and events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Director: Mel Stuart | Stars: Richard Basehart, John Brewer, Raymond Buck, Earle Cabell

Votes: 359

39. The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924)

120 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.5
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A biographical film featuring the presidency and assassination of Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: George A. Billings, Danny Hoy, Ruth Clifford, Nell Craig

Votes: 17

40. Image of an Assassination: A New Look at the Zapruder Film (1998 TV Movie)

88 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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Abraham Zapruder's home-camera footage of the assassination of John F. Kennedy is treated to digital re-mastering. We also get to see the images hidden "between the sprocket holes," making ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Dean, Joseph Barabe, Phil Chamberlain, Jack Harrison

Votes: 165

41. Death Faces IV (1988 Video)

Documentary

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Directors: Countess Victoria Bloodhart, Steve Whight | Stars: Bizarro Blackstone, Damian B. Gravenhorse, Clyde Barrow, John Dillinger

Votes: 46

42. Since (1966)

67 min | Drama, History

3.8
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Andy Warhol's experimental reconstruction of the assassination of the President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, which serves as his critical commentary on the way the media presented the tragic event.

Director: Andy Warhol | Stars: Gerard Malanga, Ivy Nicholson, Ondine, Richard Rheem

Votes: 5

43. 7th Son

Thriller | Announced

A group of strangers come together after an assassination of the U.S. president and make an unusual discover about themselves.

44. They've Killed President Lincoln! (1971 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama, History

7.4
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The events surrounding the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865, dramatized using simulated documentary footage.

Director: Robert Guenette | Stars: Richard Basehart, Richard Bauer, Mark D'Angelo, Brian Donohue

Votes: 13

45. The Kennedys: The Curse of Power (2000 TV Movie)

93 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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The triumphs and tragedies of America's preeminent political family.

Stars: Joseph P. Kennedy, Hugh Sidey, Kerry McCarthy, Laurence Leamer

Votes: 18

46. The Lincoln Assassination (1995 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

7.6
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An examination of the conspiracy to assassinate the beloved American president, Abraham Lincoln.

Director: Laura Verklan | Stars: Louise Mudd Arehart, Tom Berenger, James O. Hall, Harold Holzer

Votes: 27

47. Reasonable Doubt: The Single-Bullet Theory and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy (1988)

51 min | Documentary, Crime, History

7.6
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Director: Chip Selby | Stars: Mike Buchanan, Robert J. Groden, Robert R. Shaw, Cyril H. Wecht

Votes: 14

48. JFK: The Case for Conspiracy (1993 Video)

103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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Director: Robert J. Groden | Stars: Mark Crouch, Malcolm Kilduff, Charles Brehm, Audrey Bell

Votes: 83

49. The Kennedy Mystique: Creating Camelot (2004 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

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Stars: Stockard Channing, Ethan Kogan

Votes: 12

50. JFK Reloaded (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime

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Votes: 26