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1. Victoria & Albert (2001 TV Movie)

200 min | Biography, Drama, History

The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and eighteen-year-old Victoria's ascension to ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Victoria Hamilton, Jonathan Firth, James Callis, Diana Rigg

Votes: 912

2. Only the Brave (2006)

R | 99 min | Drama, War

A searing portrait of war and prejudice, 'Only the Brave' takes you on a haunting journey into the hearts and minds of the forgotten heroes of WWII - the Japanese-American 100th/442nd. In ... See full summary »

Director: Lane Nishikawa | Stars: Tamlyn Tomita, Lane Nishikawa, Greg Watanabe, Mark Dacascos

Votes: 740 | Gross: $0.14M

3. The Passing Bells (2014– )

TV-14 | Drama, War

An epic historical drama spanning the five years of the First World War, as seen through the eyes of two ordinary young soldiers.

Stars: Patrick Gibson, Jack Lowden, Ben McGregor, Matthew Aubrey

Votes: 886

4. Ben-Hur (1959)

G | 212 min | Adventure, Drama, History

90 Metascore

When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet

Votes: 202,620 | Gross: $74.70M

5. WWII in HD (2009– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History, War

Follow the lives of soldiers who lived World War II, through previously unseen color footage.

Stars: Gary Sinise, Charles Scheffel, Justin Bartha, Ron Livingston

Votes: 1,750

6. D-Day to Berlin (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 150 min | Documentary, History, War

A 3-part BBC Miniseries depicting the Allied progress from the D-Day landings in Normandy all the way to Berlin. The Normandy breakout is covered, as well as the Battle of the Bulge and ... See full summary »

Stars: Sean Bean, Rene Costa, Nickolas Grace, Wlodzimierz Matuszak

Votes: 101

7. World War II in Colour (2009– )

65 min | Documentary, War

Recounts the events of world War II in color.

Stars: Robert Powell, Erich von Manstein, Mamoru Shigemitsu

Votes: 3,259

8. The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (2009)

PG | 101 min | Documentary

78 Metascore

A documentary about Robert B. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman -- aka The Sherman Brothers -- the Academy Award and Grammy-winning songwriters.

Directors: Gregory V. Sherman, Jeff Sherman | Stars: Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Roy Edward Disney, Julie Andrews

Votes: 665 | Gross: $0.05M

9. Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War (2016)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War: Waitstill Sharp, a Unitarian minister, and Martha Sharp, a trained social worker, in February 1939, boldly commit to a life-threatening mission in Europe to assist refugees.

Directors: Ken Burns, Artemis Joukowsky | Stars: Marina Goldman, Tom Hanks

Votes: 349

10. The Printing (1990)

137 min | Drama

A story of religious persecution against Christians in the Soviet Union during the 1980s and the illegal printing of Bibles.

Director: Tim Rogers | Stars: David Burke, Richard Rupp, Edward Panosian, Lonnie Polson

Votes: 40

11. The Front Line (2011)

Not Rated | 133 min | Action, Drama, History

59 Metascore

A drama centered on the Korean War's final battle that will determine the border between north and south.

Director: Hun Jang | Stars: Ha-kyun Shin, Soo Go, Seung-su Ryu, Chang-Seok Ko

Votes: 5,337 | Gross: $0.01M

12. Age of Heroes (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The true story of the formation of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando unit, a precursor for the elite forces in the U.K.

Director: Adrian Vitoria | Stars: Sean Bean, Danny Dyer, Aksel Hennie, Izabella Miko

Votes: 9,139

13. The Secret of Moonacre (2008)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

A 13-year-old girl (played by The Golden Compass' Dakota Blue Richards) discovers that she is the only hope for banishing an ancient curse from a magical kingdom in director Gabor Csupo's ... See full summary »

Director: Gabor Csupo | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Dakota Blue Richards, Tim Curry, Juliet Stevenson

Votes: 9,036

14. Beneath Hill 60 (2010)

R | 122 min | Drama, History, War

In 1916, the 1st Australian Tunnelling Company is tunneling beneath German fortifications and bunkers to detonate massive explosive charges.

Director: Jeremy Sims | Stars: Brendan Cowell, Harrison Gilbertson, Steve Le Marquand, Gyton Grantley

Votes: 6,939

15. The Alamo (2004)

PG-13 | 137 min | Drama, History, War

47 Metascore

Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio Texas.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Billy Bob Thornton, Emilio Echevarría, Jason Patric

Votes: 18,653 | Gross: $22.41M

16. Sand Castle (2017)

TV-MA | 113 min | Drama, War

45 Metascore

The story follows a young soldier, and his introduction into the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Based on true events, it bears witness to the destruction, and horrors of war.

Director: Fernando Coimbra | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Logan Marshall-Green, Henry Cavill, Glen Powell

Votes: 15,370

17. If I Had Wings (2013)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Family, Sport

A policeman father gets a repeat juvenile offender to be a cross country running partner for his blind high school son.

Director: Allan Harmon | Stars: Richard Harmon, Jaren Brandt Bartlett, Craig Bierko, Jill Hennessy

Votes: 1,201

18. Hawking (2004 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Biography, Drama

A drama documenting the life and work of the theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking who, despite being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21, has galvanized the ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Martin | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Brandon, Tom Hodgkins, Christian Rubeck

Votes: 5,322

19. Charlie St. Cloud (2010)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

37 Metascore

Charlie's brother, Sam, dies in a car crash that Charlie survives. Charlie is given the gift of seeing his dead brother and others who he has lost such as his friend who died in the military, but when the girl he falls in love with's life is at risk, he must choose between his girlfriend and his brother.

Director: Burr Steers | Stars: Zac Efron, Kim Basinger, Charlie Tahan, Amanda Crew

Votes: 55,253 | Gross: $31.16M

20. Hostiles (2017)

R | 134 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

65 Metascore

In 1892, a legendary Army Captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory.

Director: Scott Cooper | Stars: Scott Shepherd, Rosamund Pike, Ava Cooper, Stella Cooper

Votes: 54,485 | Gross: $29.82M

21. The Truman Show (1998)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

90 Metascore

An insurance salesman discovers his whole life is actually a reality TV show.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

Votes: 844,557 | Gross: $125.62M

22. The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)

Approved | 128 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

A poor, uneducated mountain girl leaves her cabin in search of respect, a wealthy husband, and a better life in this fictionalized biopic of Margaret "Molly" Brown, who survived the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic.

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Harve Presnell, Ed Begley, Jack Kruschen

Votes: 3,083 | Gross: $13.17M

23. To End All Wars (2001)

R | 117 min | Action, Drama, War

A true story about four Allied POWs who endure harsh treatment from their Japanese captors during World War II while being forced to build a railroad through the Burmese jungle. Ultimately ... See full summary »

Director: David L. Cunningham | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Kiefer Sutherland, Ciarán McMenamin, Mark Strong

Votes: 9,721

24. Patrick Melrose (2018)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

Based on the Patrick Melrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hugo Weaving, Sebastian Maltz

Votes: 17,931

25. Tag (I) (2018)

R | 100 min | Comedy

56 Metascore

A small group of former classmates organize an elaborate, annual game of tag that requires some to travel all over the country.

Director: Jeff Tomsic | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Ed Helms, Jake Johnson, Jon Hamm

Votes: 88,650 | Gross: $54.55M

26. Spartacus (2004 TV Movie)

174 min | Action, Drama, History

After he is bought by the owner of a Roman gladiator school and trained as a gladiator, a slave leads a rebellion of slaves and gladiators into revolt against Rome.

Director: Robert Dornhelm | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Alan Bates, Angus Macfadyen, Rhona Mitra

Votes: 5,201

27. The Princess Bride (1987)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

77 Metascore

While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon

Votes: 361,325 | Gross: $30.86M

28. Bertie and Elizabeth (2002 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

A chronicle of the life of George VI, who was forced to become King following the abdication of his brother Edward VIII, and his relationship with his wife, Elizabeth.

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: James Wilby, Alan Bates, Eileen Atkins, Dolly Wells

Votes: 522

29. American Animals (2018)

R | 116 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

68 Metascore

Four young men mistake their lives for a movie and attempt one of the most audacious heists in U.S. history.

Director: Bart Layton | Stars: Spencer Reinhard, Warren Lipka, Eric Borsuk, Chas Allen

Votes: 30,035 | Gross: $2.86M

30. Another Mother's Son (2017)

103 min | Biography, Drama, War

50 Metascore

Based on the true story of Louisa Gould, the drama is set during World War II on the Nazi-occupied island of Jersey. Lou took in an escaped Russian POW and hid him over the war's course. ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Sophie Skelton, John Hannah, Amanda Abbington, Christian Hillborg

Votes: 516

31. The Siege of Jadotville (2016)

TV-MA | 108 min | Action, Biography, Drama

Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a stand off with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries in the Congo during the early 1960s.

Director: Richie Smyth | Stars: Richard Lukunku, Danny Sapani, Andrew Stock, Mark Strong

Votes: 24,463

32. August Rush (2007)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Music

38 Metascore

An orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift to try to find his birth parents.

Director: Kirsten Sheridan | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Terrence Howard

Votes: 99,332 | Gross: $31.66M

33. To Have and to Hold (I) (2015)

PG-13 | Adventure

Based on the best selling novel by American author Mary Johnston in 1900.

Director: Ray Bengston | Stars: Aiden Turner, Kelly Greyson, Christopher Judge, Rusty Joiner

Votes: 13

34. The Relief of Belsen (2007 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama

With the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, safety did not come to its 60,000 prisoners right away. Starring Iain Glen, this award-winning movie recalls the actual events ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Hardy | Stars: Iain Glen, Nigel Lindsay, Jemma Redgrave, Corin Redgrave

Votes: 257

35. One Night with the King (2006)

PG | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

38 Metascore

In Biblical times, a girl disguises her Jewish origins when the Persian king comes looking for a new bride among his subjects.

Director: Michael O. Sajbel | Stars: Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss, John Noble, Omar Sharif

Votes: 6,455 | Gross: $13.40M

36. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

52 Metascore

The defiant leader Moses rises up against Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II, setting six hundred thousand slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley, Sigourney Weaver

Votes: 151,394 | Gross: $65.01M

37. Peterloo (2018)

PG-13 | 154 min | Drama, History

66 Metascore

The story of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where British forces attacked a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Neil Bell, Philip Jackson

Votes: 2,202 | Gross: $0.15M

38. Anne of Green Gables (2016 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Drama, Family

A retelling of L.M. Montgomery's story of Anne Shirley, an orphan who is accidentally sent to a couple looking to adopt a boy instead

Director: John Kent Harrison | Stars: Ella Ballentine, Martin Sheen, Sara Botsford, Julia Lalonde

Votes: 1,110

39. Tea with the Dames (2018)

Unrated | 84 min | Documentary

85 Metascore

Dames Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers.

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Maggie Smith

Votes: 1,295 | Gross: $0.87M

40. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (2014– )

TV-14 | 795 min | Documentary, Biography, History

A documentary that weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.

Stars: Meryl Streep, Edward Herrmann, George Will, Doris Kearns Goodwin

Votes: 1,793

41. The Story of the Royals (2018)

Documentary

Four-hour miniseries exploring the British Royal Family, the arrival of a new generation of baby Royals, and the marriages that have captured the public interest.

Star: Myka Meier

Votes: 24

42. Life Itself (2018)

R | 117 min | Drama, Romance

21 Metascore

As a young New York City couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

Director: Dan Fogelman | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Annette Bening, Mandy Patinkin

Votes: 9,978 | Gross: $4.10M

43. The Treaty (1991 TV Movie)

107 min | Drama, History

In 1921, the Anglo-Irish Treaty between the unrecognised Irish Republic and the British government is concluded after high-stakes negotiations.

Director: Jonathan Lewis | Stars: Patrick Condren, Ian Bannen, Julian Fellowes, Malcolm Douglas

Votes: 114

44. Good Will Hunting (1997)

R | 126 min | Drama, Romance

70 Metascore

Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 773,280 | Gross: $138.43M

45. Mission of Honor (II) (2018)

Not Rated | 107 min | Action, Drama, War

The exploits of 303 Squadron RAF during the Battle of Britain. The squadron consisted of Polish pilots, many of whom were veterans of the air battles involved in Germany's invasion of Poland.

Director: David Blair | Stars: Iwan Rheon, Milo Gibson, Stefanie Martini, Krystof Hádek

Votes: 2,409

46. Running for Grace (2018)

TV-14 | 110 min | Adventure, Family, Romance

A timeless tale that takes place against the backdrop of the segregated coffee fields in 1920s Hawaii - a coming-of-age journey about a young man who transcends the boundaries of race and ... See full summary »

Director: David L. Cunningham | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Matt Dillon, Ryan Potter, Olivia Ritchie

Votes: 817 | Gross: $0.09M

47. The Invisibles (2017)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

60 Metascore

While Joseph Goebbels infamously declared Berlin "free of Jews" in 1943, 1,700 managed to survive in the Nazi capital through the end of WWII. The Invisibles traces the stories of four young people who learned to hide in plain sight.

Director: Claus Räfle | Stars: Max Mauff, Alice Dwyer, Ruby O. Fee, Aaron Altaras

Votes: 803 | Gross: $0.41M

48. 50 to 1 (2014)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

37 Metascore

A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies for the Kentucky Derby. Based on the inspiring true story of ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Wilson | Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Christian Kane, William Devane, Madelyn Deutch

Votes: 1,762 | Gross: $1.06M

49. Dark Horse (2015)

PG | 85 min | Documentary, Drama