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1. Vice (I) (2018)

R | 132 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell

Votes: 79,532 | Gross: $47.84M

2. Darkest Hour (2017)

PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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75 Metascore

In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn

Votes: 138,470 | Gross: $56.44M

3. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

8.4
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97 Metascore

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a War Room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 417,634 | Gross: $0.28M

4. Escape from New York (1981)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.2
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76 Metascore

In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 112,960 | Gross: $25.24M

5. The Iron Lady (2011)

PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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54 Metascore

An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.

Director: Phyllida Lloyd | Stars: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant, Susan Brown

Votes: 96,549 | Gross: $30.02M

6. The Ghost Writer (2010)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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77 Metascore

A ghost writer, hired to complete the memoirs of a former British Prime Minister, uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams, Jon Bernthal

Votes: 148,748 | Gross: $15.54M

7. Roosevelt

Biography, Drama, History | Announced

A biographical drama about President Theodore Roosevelt.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Star: Leonardo DiCaprio

8. The Day of the Jackal (1973)

PG | 143 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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80 Metascore

A professional assassin codenamed "Jackal" plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Edward Fox, Terence Alexander, Michel Auclair, Alan Badel

Votes: 34,641 | Gross: $16.06M

9. The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

6.9
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65 Metascore

Lieutenant Frank Drebin discovers that his ex-girlfriend's new beau is involved in a plot to kidnap a scientist who advocates solar energy.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson

Votes: 97,054 | Gross: $86.93M

10. Nixon (1995)

R | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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66 Metascore

A biographical story of former U.S. President Richard Milhous Nixon, from his days as a young boy, to his eventual Presidency, which ended in shame.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen, Powers Boothe, Ed Harris

Votes: 27,121 | Gross: $13.56M

11. Triumph of the Will (1935)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, History, War

7.4
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The infamous propaganda film of the 1934 Nazi Party rally in Nuremberg, Germany.

Director: Leni Riefenstahl | Stars: Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring, Max Amann, Martin Bormann

Votes: 13,843

12. Dinotopia (II) (2002)

TV-PG | 250 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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After a plane crash, two opposing half-brothers find themselves on an amazing lost island where enlightened pacifist humans and intelligent talking dinosaurs have created a utopian medieval society. But imminent disaster approaches.

Stars: David Thewlis, Katie Carr, Jim Carter, Alice Krige

Votes: 5,163

13. Fail-Safe (1964)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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75 Metascore

American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted?

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver, Dan O'Herlihy

Votes: 17,705

14. Bangkok Dangerous (2008)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.4
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24 Metascore

A hitman who's in Bangkok to pull off a series of jobs violates his personal code when he falls for a local woman and bonds with his errand boy.

Directors: Danny Pang, Oxide Chun Pang | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Charlie Yeung, Shahkrit Yamnarm, Panward Hemmanee

Votes: 53,068 | Gross: $15.28M

15. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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67 Metascore

Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

Votes: 122,607 | Gross: $119.19M

16. Danton (1983)

PG | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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In 1793, as the Terror begins in France, Georges Danton, a champion-of-the-people, returns to clash against Maximilien Robespierre and his extremist party.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Anne Alvaro, Roland Blanche

Votes: 5,714

17. By Dawn's Early Light (1990 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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The crew of a nuclear bomber attack the Soviet Union while the President of the United States tries desperately to regain control of his military after his helicopter crashes during a ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Sholder | Stars: Powers Boothe, Rebecca De Mornay, James Earl Jones, Martin Landau

Votes: 2,508

18. House of Saddam (2008)

TV-MA | 232 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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A mini-series that explores the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's family and his relationship with his closest advisers.

Stars: Igal Naor, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Makram Khoury, Philip Arditti

Votes: 3,500

19. Into the Storm (2009 TV Movie)

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

7.1
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Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm (2002), Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister's life and career at the end of WWII.

Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Clive Mantle, Adrian Scarborough, Jack Shepherd

Votes: 4,261

20. The Founding of a Republic (2009)

138 min | Drama, History, War

4.9
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Inspired by true events, Founding of a Republic weaves a rousing tale of one man who fought against the tyranny of a ruler and led his people in battle in the ultimate sacrifice for his country.

Directors: Sanping Han, Jianxin Huang | Stars: Guoqiang Tang, Guoli Zhang, Qing Xu, Jin Liu

Votes: 2,819

21. The Great Queen Seondeok (2009)

60 min | Biography, Fantasy, History

8.9
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Biopic of Queen Seondeok, who was born a princess and later became the ruler of Silla, leaving behind many achievements.

Stars: Woong-in Jeong, Jeong-hyeon Kim, Dam Ryu, Yo-won Lee

Votes: 745

22. Napoleon (1927)

240 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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A film about the French general's youth and early military career.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Albert Dieudonné, Vladimir Roudenko, Edmond Van Daële, Alexandre Koubitzky

Votes: 6,283

23. Citizen Smith (1977–1980)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Wolfie Smith is an unemployed dreamer from Tooting, London, a self-proclaimed urban guerrilla who aspires to be like his hero Che Guevara. He leads a small group called the Tooting Popular ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Lindsay, Mike Grady, Hilda Braid, Tony Millan

Votes: 709

24. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)

Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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While investigating the disappearance of a chemist, a detective uncovers a larger conspiracy to unsettle Calcutta.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee | Stars: Sushant Singh Rajput, Anand Tiwari, Neeraj Kabi, Divya Menon

Votes: 14,379 | Gross: $0.58M

25. The Brady Bunch in the White House (2002 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Family

3.4
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Mike Brady becomes the President of the United States, and names Carol as his V.P..

Director: Neal Israel | Stars: Shelley Long, Gary Cole, Chad Doreck, Autumn Reeser

Votes: 834

26. Apocalypse la 1ère Guerre mondiale (2014– )

260 min | Documentary, History, War

8.9
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Colorized historical footage in ascending order of World War 1. Not only the relatively known Flanders and France battles, but also the generally unknown Italian-Austrian, ... See full summary »

Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, François Arnaud, Ferdinand Foch, V.I. Lenin

Votes: 1,729

27. Stalin (1992 TV Movie)

172 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Joseph Stalin.

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Robert Duvall, Julia Ormond, Maximilian Schell, Jeroen Krabbé

Votes: 2,149

28. Churchill's Secret (2016 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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British Prime Minister Winston Churchill suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953, which is consequently kept a secret from the rest of the world.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Michael Gambon, Romola Garai, Lindsay Duncan, Daisy Lewis

Votes: 1,212

29. That's My Bush! (2001)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Somewhat dim President George W. Bush's White House more closely resembles the set of a sitcom than real life, down to the laugh track.

Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Carrie Quinn Dolin, Kurt Fuller, Marcia Wallace

Votes: 1,822

30. Zakhm (1998)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

8.0
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Amidst religious riots, a son deals with his mother's life-threatening injuries, and her last request.

Director: Mahesh Bhatt | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Pooja Bhatt, Sonali Bendre, Kunal Khemu

Votes: 2,621

31. This Is Our Land (2017)

PG | 117 min | Drama

6.4
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61 Metascore

An engaged but apolitical nurse gets involved in a far-right political party. Based on numerous recent events in France, it becomes about how Front National operates and how it is perceived by the French.

Director: Lucas Belvaux | Stars: Émilie Dequenne, André Dussollier, Guillaume Gouix, Catherine Jacob

Votes: 809 | Gross: $0.01M

32. The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)

PG | 251 min | Documentary, History, War

8.3
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An in-depth exploration of the various reactions by the French people to the Vichy government's acceptance of Nazi invasion.

Director: Marcel Ophüls | Stars: Georges Bidault, Matthäus Bleibinger, Charles Braun, Maurice Buckmaster

Votes: 3,277

33. Athadu (2005)

Not Rated | 172 min | Action, Musical, Thriller

8.3
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A gunman for hire is framed for murder, and assumes a dead man's identity while hiding from the police.

Director: Trivikram Srinivas | Stars: Mahesh Babu, Trisha Krishnan, Prakash Raj, Sonu Sood

Votes: 10,534

34. Hiroshima (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 190 min | Drama, War

8.0
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The grisly events leading to the first attack with a nuclear weapon.

Directors: Koreyoshi Kurahara, Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Lynne Adams, Wesley Addy, Allen Altman, Bernard Behrens

Votes: 808

35. Jinnah (1998)

110 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.0
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The story of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

Director: Jamil Dehlavi | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Fox, Maria Aitken, Shashi Kapoor

Votes: 2,454

36. Jian jun da ye (2017)

133 min | Action, Drama, History

3.7
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The foundation of CCP army in 1927, Nanchang, Jiangxi Province.

Director: Andrew Lau Wai-Keung | Stars: Ye Liu, Yawen Zhu, Zhi-zhong Huang, Hao Ou

Votes: 425

37. Corporate (2006)

142 min | Drama

6.5
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Two corporate giants compete in order to recklessly maximize their respective profits.

Director: Madhur Bhandarkar | Stars: Bipasha Basu, Kay Kay Menon, Raj Babbar, Rajat Kapoor

Votes: 1,807

38. APOCALYPSE Stalin (2015– )

157 min | Documentary, History, War

7.9
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The rise of Stalin, from his early beginning as a bankrobber to the cold-blooded leader of the Soviet Union.

Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Doug Rand

Votes: 566

39. Cold War (1998)

1,120 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Anatoli Dobrynin, Robert McNamara, Vladimir Yerofeyev

Votes: 721

40. Battlefield (1995– )

Documentary, History, War

8.6
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Major battles of World War II are recounted in depth.

Stars: Jonathan Booth, Tim Pigott-Smith

Votes: 398

41. Democracy Now! (2001– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

5.9
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Journalist Amy Goodman hosts this independent news program which features international journalists, grassroots leaders, independent analysts, as well as ordinary people directly affected by world events and U.S. policy.

Stars: Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez, Nermeen Shaikh, Sharif Abdel Kouddous

Votes: 307

42. Haasil (2003)

PG-13 | 160 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Aniruddh, a law-abiding college student, in love with Niharika, gets caught up in college politics and crime and must fight it out for himself when his friend becomes his foe.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia | Stars: Jimmy Sheirgill, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Irrfan Khan, Ashutosh Rana

Votes: 2,375

43. Jallaad (1995)

144 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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An unscruplous politician enlists the help of a supposedly illiterate and simple-minded man to win an election.

Director: T.L.V. Prasad | Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Madhoo, Rambha, Kader Khan

Votes: 119

44. The French Detective (1975)

91 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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When political thugs murder an opponent's volunteer and also kill a cop, chief inspector Verjeat believes the politician who hired them is as guilty as the murderous goon. Verjeat's pursuit... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Lino Ventura, Patrick Dewaere, Victor Lanoux, Julien Guiomar

Votes: 1,237

45. A Man Betrayed (1941)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A small-town attorney comes to the city to investigate the murder of a friend and falls in love with the daughter of the crime ring he hopes to expose.

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: John Wayne, Frances Dee, Edward Ellis, Wallace Ford

Votes: 383

46. Lumumba (2000)

Not Rated | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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78 Metascore

The true story of controversial leader of independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba.

Director: Raoul Peck | Stars: Eriq Ebouaney, Alex Descas, Théophile Sowié, Maka Kotto

Votes: 1,680 | Gross: $0.68M

47. Inquilaab (1984)

Not Rated | 152 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Street-wise and poor, Amar Nath makes a living selling cinema tickets and fast-food snacks (Bhel Puri) outside cinema halls. He is taken under the wing of a politician and Chair of the "... See full summary »

Director: Rama Rao Tatineni | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, C.S. Dubey, Utpal Dutt, Iftekhar

Votes: 216

48. Stalin: Man for the Society (2006)

Not Rated | 168 min | Action, Drama

5.9
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The story is about how an ex-army officer brings change in society by making people to help each other.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss | Stars: Chiranjeevi, Trisha Krishnan, Prakash Raj, Sharada

Votes: 1,063 | Gross: $0.07M

49. Ek: The Power of One (2009)

140 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.1
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A gunman for hire is framed for murder, and assumes a dead man's identity while hiding from the police.

Director: Sangeeth Sivan | Stars: Bobby Deol, Shriya Saran, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Sachin Khedekar

Votes: 281

50. Anwar (2007)

144 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.7
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Anwar is a Muslim who lives a middle-class lifestyle in Lucknow, India, along with his mom, brother, and Bhabhi, Suraiya. Anwar is doing a research on ancient Hindu Mandirs. They rent out a... See full summary »

Director: Manish Jha | Stars: Nauheed Cyrusi, Kashish Duggal, Pankaj Jha, Manisha Koirala

Votes: 768



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