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2. Army of Crime (2009)
Not Rated | 139 min | Drama, History, War
The poet Missak Manouchian leads a mixed bag of youngsters and immigrants in a clandestine battle against the Nazi occupation. Twenty-two men and one woman fighting for an ideal and for ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,977 | Gross: $0.04M
3. Antigone (1961)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama
Antigone defies her uncle's decree that her traitorous brother should go unburied and therefore find no rest in the afterlife; however, her actions have tragic consequences.
4. Battleship Potemkin (1925)
Not Rated | 66 min | Drama, History, Thriller
In the midst of the Russian Revolution of 1905, the crew of the battleship Potemkin mutiny against the brutal, tyrannical regime of the vessel's officers. The resulting street demonstration in Odessa brings on a police massacre.
Votes: 50,220 | Gross: $0.05M
5. Drums in the Deep South (1951)
Passed | 87 min | Drama, History, Romance
Two old friends find themselves on opposite sides during the Civil War in a desperate battle atop an impregnable mountain.
6. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
A young man named Kaspar Hauser suddenly appears in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to talk or walk, and bearing a strange note.
8. The Flowers of War (2011)
R | 146 min | Drama, History, Romance
An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Votes: 47,388 | Gross: $0.01M
11. King & Country (1964)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, War
During World War I, Army Private Arthur James Hamp is accused of desertion during battle. The officer assigned to defend him at his court-martial, Captain Hargreaves, finds out there is more to the case than meets the eye.
12. Kon-Tiki (2012)
PG-13 | 118 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.
Votes: 43,539 | Gross: $1.52M
13. Korkoro (2009)
111 min | Drama, War
A Gypsy family travels the French roads during the Second World War, followed by Little Claude, a young boy seeking a new family after his parents "left and never returned". Upon reaching a... See full summary »
Votes: 1,149 | Gross: $0.01M
14. La France (2007)
Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
In France in the darkest days of the Great War Camille receives an alarming letter from her soldier boyfriend. Disguising herself as a man she sets off to try and find him. As she lives ... See full summary »
16. Mandie and the Secret Tunnel (2009)
G | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
In 1899, Mandie's life changes when her Cherokee friends help her escape to a mansion that holds the hidden secrets of her past and the key to her future.
17. Miral (2010)
R | 112 min | Drama, History
A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.
Votes: 3,121 | Gross: $0.37M
18. Captain Thunder (2011)
Not Rated | 108 min | Adventure
A 12th-century knight-errant wanders the world fighting injustice and is accompanied by his faithful friends Crispin and Goliath.
20. The Watsons Go to Birmingham (2013 TV Movie)
PG | 87 min | Drama, Family, History
The Watsons set out on a family road trip where their experiences give them a newfound courage to stand up for what is right and helps them grow stronger as a family in the process.
21. W.E. (2011)
R | 119 min | Drama, History, Romance
The affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard.
Votes: 11,677 | Gross: $0.58M
24. Three Kingdoms (2008)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, History
His country torn asunder by civil war, Zhao Zilong, a common man heeds the call of duty and from the humblest of roots rises through the ranks on wings of courage and cunning to command an ... See full summary »
25. Empire of Assassins (2011)
R | 93 min | Action
One man is out for revenge after a life-altering event destroys his family. After years of preparation he seeks out his justice, while unaware of their relation, on his brother. As these ... See full summary »
26. The Warring States (2011)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, War
Rival Chinese military strategists Sun Bin (Sun Hong-lei) and Pang Juan (Francis Ng) clash in this historic war adventure set during the Era of Warring States.
27. The Sword Identity (2011)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action
During the Ming Dynasty one man will request a competition when his weapon is rejected. After a series of fights he is determined to prove his sword is invincible.
28. The Miracle of Marcelino (1955)
G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Marcelino is an orphan who grows up in a monastery. One day when he eats his small meal in a room full of old things he gives a piece of his bread to an old wooden Jesus figure - and indeed... See full summary »
30. Ripper Street (2012–2016)
TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper.
PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Family
An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century and focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.
33. Savannah (2013)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Family, History
Drama about the friendship between an Oxford-educated Southerner and a former black slave in turn-of-the-century Savannah.
Votes: 1,378 | Gross: $0.04M
34. The Four Feathers (2002)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A British officer resigns his post just before battle and subsequently receives four white feathers from his friends and fiancee as symbols of what they believe to be his cowardice.
Votes: 31,762 | Gross: $18.31M
35. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
PG | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.
Votes: 11,155 | Gross: $1.59M
36. The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976)
PG | 129 min | Drama, Western
The English gentleman known as Horse, returns to the American west to save his adopted Indian tribe from extinction.
37. Richard III (1995)
R | 110 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War
The classic Shakespearean play about the murderously scheming 15th-century king is reimagined in an alternative setting of 1930s England as clouds of fascism gather.
Votes: 13,285 | Gross: $2.60M
39. Ask the Dust (2006)
R | 117 min | Drama, Romance
Mexican beauty Camilla Lopez (Salma Hayek) hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini (Colin Farrell), a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.
Votes: 8,996 | Gross: $0.74M
40. The Duchess (2008)
PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of the life of 18th-century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Votes: 75,291 | Gross: $13.82M
41. The Fighting Kentuckian (1949)
Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Romance, War
In 1818 Alabama, French settlers are pitted against greedy land-grabber Blake Randolph but Kentucky militiaman John Breen, who's smitten with French gal Fleurette De Marchand, comes to the settlers' aid.
42. Heaven's Gate (1980)
R | 219 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a Sheriff born into wealth, attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.
Votes: 12,902 | Gross: $3.48M
43. The Hours (2002)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Romance
The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.
Votes: 120,178 | Gross: $41.68M
44. Mississippi Burning (1988)
R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, History