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1. Jamestown (2017–2019)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, History

6.9
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A drama about English settlers in America in 1617.

Stars: Naomi Battrick, Max Beesley, Claire Cox, Patsy Ferran

Votes: 3,187

2. The Witch (2015)

R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.9
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83 Metascore

A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession.

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Julian Richings

Votes: 177,754 | Gross: $25.14M

3. Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020)

Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.0
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Tanhaji Malusare, a military chieftain in the army of the Maratha king Shivaji, leads the charge to capture the strategically important Kondhana fort guarded by the army of the fierce Rajput chieftain Udaybhan Rathod.

Director: Om Raut | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan, Sharad Kelkar, Kajol

Votes: 16,521

4. Cinderella (I) (2015)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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67 Metascore

When her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming stepsisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 151,148 | Gross: $201.15M

5. Versailles (2015–2018)

TV-MA | 52 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.

Stars: George Blagden, Alexander Vlahos, Tygh Runyan, Stuart Bowman

Votes: 12,282

6. Silence (I) (2016)

R | 161 min | Drama, History

7.2
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79 Metascore

In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 92,830 | Gross: $7.10M

7. Hocus Pocus (1993)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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A curious youngster moves to Salem, where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches that were executed in the 17th century.

Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Omri Katz

Votes: 89,180 | Gross: $39.51M

8. The Three Musketeers (2011)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, History

5.7
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35 Metascore

The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Logan Lerman, Matthew Macfadyen, Ray Stevenson, Milla Jovovich

Votes: 100,387 | Gross: $20.38M

9. Pocahontas (I) (1995)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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58 Metascore

An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth century Virginia.

Directors: Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg | Stars: Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, Christian Bale, Joe Baker

Votes: 160,900 | Gross: $141.60M

10. The Musketeers (2014–2016)

TV-14 | 55 min | Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Set on the streets of 17th-century Paris, "The Musketeers" gives a contemporary take on the classic story about a group of highly trained soldiers and bodyguards assigned to protect King and country.

Stars: Luke Pasqualino, Tom Burke, Santiago Cabrera, Howard Charles

Votes: 19,749

11. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.8
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94 Metascore

A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 245,827 | Gross: $128.08M

12. Harakiri (1962)

Not Rated | 133 min | Action, Drama, History

8.7
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85 Metascore

When a ronin requesting seppuku at a feudal lord's palace is told of the brutal suicide of another ronin who previously visited, he reveals how their pasts are intertwined - and in doing so challenges the clan's integrity.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Ishihama, Shima Iwashita, Tetsurô Tanba

Votes: 31,457

13. The Man in the Iron Mask (I) (1998)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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48 Metascore

The cruel King Louis XIV of France has a secret twin brother whom he keeps imprisoned. Can the twin be substituted for the real king?

Director: Randall Wallace | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, Gérard Depardieu

Votes: 151,024 | Gross: $56.97M

14. Cinderella (1950)

G | 74 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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85 Metascore

When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton

Votes: 138,281 | Gross: $85.00M

15. The New World (2005)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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69 Metascore

The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale

Votes: 80,532 | Gross: $12.71M

16. Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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72 Metascore

A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.

Director: Peter Webber | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, Tom Wilkinson, Judy Parfitt

Votes: 70,013 | Gross: $11.63M

17. Yuk po tuen: Tau ching bo gam (1991)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.6
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58 Metascore

A man marries a beautiful wife, but decides to go out and experience as many sexual conquests as possible, with unusual and often hilarious results. Meanwhile, his wife is forced to enter a brothel and work as a prostitute.

Director: Michael Mak | Stars: Lawrence Ng, Amy Yip, Kent Cheng, Elvis Tsui

Votes: 1,948 | Gross: $0.40M

18. A Little Chaos (2014)

R | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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51 Metascore

Two talented landscape artists become romantically entangled while building a garden in King Louis XIV's palace at Versailles.

Director: Alan Rickman | Stars: Kate Winslet, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, Matthias Schoenaerts

Votes: 19,361 | Gross: $0.55M

19. The Devils (1971)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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49 Metascore

In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Dudley Sutton, Max Adrian

Votes: 12,646

20. The Man Who Laughs (1928)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.7
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When a proud noble refuses to kiss the hand of the despotic King James in 1690, he is cruelly executed and his son surgically disfigured.

Director: Paul Leni | Stars: Mary Philbin, Conrad Veidt, Julius Molnar, Olga Baclanova

Votes: 5,423

21. The Crucible (1996)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A Salem resident attempts to frame her ex-lover's wife for being a witch in the middle of the 1692 witchcraft trials.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen

Votes: 34,006 | Gross: $7.34M

22. Gunpowder (2017)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, History

6.6
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Foreign mercenary Guido Fawkes, and a group of English Catholic traitors plan to blow up the Palace Of Westminster and kill King James I in the early 17th century.

Stars: Kit Harington, Liv Tyler, Edward Holcroft, Shaun Dooley

Votes: 8,637

23. Cutthroat Island (1995)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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37 Metascore

A female pirate and her companion race against their rivals to find a hidden island that contains a fabulous treasure.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella, Maury Chaykin

Votes: 25,016 | Gross: $10.02M

24. The Miniaturist (2017)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

7.0
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A young woman moves to 17th century Amsterdam and hires a mysterious local miniaturist to furnish the dollhouse she received from her merchant husband as present, but the lifelike miniatures somehow start eerily foreshadowing her fate.

Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Romola Garai, Hayley Squires, Alex Hassell

Votes: 3,092

25. The Three Musketeers (1973)

PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure

7.2
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A young swordsman comes to Paris and faces villains, romance, adventure and intrigue with three Musketeer friends.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Michael York

Votes: 14,808 | Gross: $22.02M

26. Tale of Tales (2015)

R | 134 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.4
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72 Metascore

From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.

Director: Matteo Garrone | Stars: Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel, Toby Jones, John C. Reilly

Votes: 25,166 | Gross: $0.08M

27. Highlander: Endgame (2000)

R | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.6
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21 Metascore

Immortals Connor and Duncan MacLeod must join forces against Kell, an evil immortal who has become too strong for anyone to face alone.

Director: Douglas Aarniokoski | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Adrian Paul, Bruce Payne, Lisa Barbuscia

Votes: 18,845 | Gross: $12.80M

28. Shogun (1980)

547 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.1
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An English navigator becomes both a player and pawn in the complex political games in feudal Japan.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada, Furankî Sakai

Votes: 10,981

29. Admiral (2015)

TV-PG | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.0
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When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France, and Germany, and the country is on the brink of civil war, only one man can lead the country's strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet: Michiel de Ruyter (Frank Lammers).

Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Frank Lammers, Sanne Langelaar, Barry Atsma, Lieke van Lexmond

Votes: 8,470

30. The Scarlet Letter (1995)

R | 135 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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An affair between a young woman and a pastor has disastrous consequences.

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall, Lisa Andoh

Votes: 13,904 | Gross: $10.40M

31. The Libertine (2004)

R | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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44 Metascore

The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.

Director: Laurence Dunmore | Stars: Johnny Depp, Samantha Morton, John Malkovich, Paul Ritter

Votes: 34,075 | Gross: $4.84M

32. Benedetta (2020)

Biography, Drama, History | Post-production

A 17th-century nun in Italy suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. She is assisted by a companion, and the relationship between the two women develops into a romantic love affair.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Lambert Wilson, Virginie Efira, Olivier Rabourdin

33. Cinderella 3: A Twist in Time (2007 Video)

G | 74 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

5.9
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When Lady Tremaine steals the Fairy Godmother's wand and changes history, it's up to Cinderella and her mouse friends to restore the timeline and reclaim her prince.

Director: Frank Nissen | Stars: Jennifer Hale, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Susanne Blakeslee, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 8,558

34. The Golem (2018)

95 min | Drama, Horror

5.7
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63 Metascore

During an outbreak of a deadly plague, a mystical woman must save her tight-knit Jewish community from foreign invaders, but the entity she conjures to protect them is a far greater evil.

Directors: Doron Paz, Yoav Paz | Stars: Hani Furstenberg, Ishai Golan, Kirill Cernyakov, Brynie Furstenberg

Votes: 3,604

35. Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (1998 Video)

G | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

4.9
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Pocahontas sets off on a journey to England with Meeko, Flit, and Percy. Hearing rumors of John Smith's death, Pocahontas tries to prevent war and battle.

Directors: Tom Ellery, Bradley Raymond | Stars: Irene Bedard, Donal Gibson, Jim Cummings, Finola Hughes

Votes: 12,994

36. Witchfinder General (1968)

Unrated | 86 min | Biography, Drama, Horror

6.8
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A young soldier seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch-hunter when the latter terrorizes his fiancée and kills her uncle.

Director: Michael Reeves | Stars: Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Rupert Davies, Hilary Heath

Votes: 8,550

37. Cinderella 2: Dreams Come True (2001 Video)

G | 73 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

5.0
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Jaq and Gus create a storybook based on three events that happened after the first film. The stories include Cinderella's opposition to the court's strict etiquette, Jaq's becoming human for a day, and Anastasia's redemption through love.

Director: John Kafka | Stars: Jennifer Hale, Rob Paulsen, Corey Burton, Andre Stojka

Votes: 9,851

38. Kwaidan (1964)

Not Rated | 183 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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A collection of four Japanese folk tales with supernatural themes.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Michiyo Aratama, Misako Watanabe, Kenjirô Ishiyama

Votes: 13,848

39. Beauty and the Beast (1946)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.9
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92 Metascore

A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her.

Directors: Jean Cocteau, René Clément | Stars: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon

Votes: 23,139 | Gross: $0.30M

40. Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)

PG | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.5
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79 Metascore

Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Anne Brochet, Vincent Perez, Jacques Weber

Votes: 21,456 | Gross: $15.14M

41. A Field in England (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, History, Horror

6.3
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73 Metascore

Amid the Civil War in 17th-century England, a group of deserters flee from battle through an overgrown field. Captured by an alchemist, the men are forced to help him search to find a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in the field.

Director: Ben Wheatley | Stars: Julian Barratt, Peter Ferdinando, Richard Glover, Ryan Pope

Votes: 10,105 | Gross: $0.03M

42. Restoration (1995)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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66 Metascore

The exiled royal physician to King Charles II devotes himself to helping Londoners suffering from the plague, and in the process falls in love with an equally poor woman.

Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, David Thewlis, Polly Walker

Votes: 8,631 | Gross: $4.10M

43. Lorna Doone (2000 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Against a backdrop of political and religious upheaval, a farmer falls in love with the "queen" of the notorious Doone clan --a family that he has sworn vengeance on.

Director: Mike Barker | Stars: Neil Finnighan, Jack Baverstock, Trevor Cooper, Aidan Gillen

Votes: 1,738

44. The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge (1974)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, History

7.0
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The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Michael York, Raquel Welch, Oliver Reed, Richard Chamberlain

Votes: 9,402 | Gross: $19.10M

45. Muhtesem Yüzyil: Kösem (2015–2017)

120 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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Anastasia a young Greek woman in Ahmed I's harem takes on the name 'Kosem' (leader, pioneer). In a world of men, she rules of the Ottoman Empire through her sons and grandson.

Stars: Hakan Sahin, Sener Savas, Nurgül Yesilçay, Ece Çesmioglu

Votes: 2,415

46. Countess Dracula (1971)

PG | 93 min | Horror

6.0
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In 17th-century Hungary, elderly widow Countess Elisabeth Nádasdy maintains her misleading youthful appearance by bathing in the blood of virgins regularly supplied to her by faithful servant Captain Dobi.

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Ingrid Pitt, Nigel Green, Sandor Elès, Maurice Denham

Votes: 3,407

47. Black Sunday (1960)

Not Rated | 87 min | Horror

7.2
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A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch's beautiful look-alike descendant, with only the girl's brother and a handsome doctor standing in her way.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Andrea Checchi, Ivo Garrani

Votes: 12,735

48. The Musketeer (2001)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

4.9
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27 Metascore

Alexander Dumas' novel is updated with an eastern influence as D'Artagnan attempts to join the king's elite guards, the Royal Musketeers, and find the man who killed his parents.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Justin Chambers, Catherine Deneuve, Mena Suvari, Stephen Rea

Votes: 13,776 | Gross: $27.07M

49. The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

4.8
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38 Metascore

A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.

Director: David L. Cunningham | Stars: Alexander Ludwig, Ian McShane, Christopher Eccleston, Frances Conroy

Votes: 14,470 | Gross: $8.79M

50. The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.3
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A young artist is commissioned by the wife of a wealthy landowner to make a series of drawings of the estate while her husband is away.

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Anthony Higgins, Janet Suzman, Anne-Louise Lambert, Hugh Fraser

Votes: 8,626



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