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1. The Beguiled (2017)

R | 93 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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77 Metascore

The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.

Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, Colin Farrell

Votes: 43,605 | Gross: $10.58M

2. Cold Mountain (2003)

R | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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73 Metascore

In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.

Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 132,659 | Gross: $95.64M

3. Mysterious Island (1961)

Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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During the Civil War a group of Union soldiers and two Confederates escape the stockade using a hot air balloon and end up on a strange Pacific island.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan, Gary Merrill

Votes: 5,802

4. The Beguiled (1971)

R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.2
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66 Metascore

While imprisoned in a Confederate girls' boarding school, an injured Union soldier cons his way into each of the lonely women's hearts, causing them to turn on each other, and eventually, on him.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Elizabeth Hartman, Jo Ann Harris

Votes: 14,248

5. The Birth of a Nation (2016)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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69 Metascore

Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising.

Director: Nate Parker | Stars: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, Jackie Earle Haley

Votes: 18,556 | Gross: $15.86M

6. The General (1926)

Passed | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.

Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley

Votes: 72,263

7. Seraphim Falls (2006)

R | 115 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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62 Metascore

At the end of the Civil War, a colonel hunts down a man with whom he has a grudge.

Director: David Von Ancken | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Liam Neeson, Anjelica Huston, Michael Wincott

Votes: 27,792 | Gross: $0.42M

8. The Horse Soldiers (1959)

Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Romance, War

7.2
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In 1863, a Union outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in Mississippi to destroy enemy railroads but a captive southern belle and the unit's doctor cause frictions within ranks.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers, Judson Pratt

Votes: 8,493

9. North and South, Book II (1986)

570 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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The story of two friends and their families on opposite sides of the American Civil War.

Stars: Kirstie Alley, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff, Mary Crosby

Votes: 4,348

10. Love (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Music, Sci-Fi

5.6
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A man spends years alone on a space station orbiting Earth after losing communication with Houston/Earth. Time is spent on maintenance, exercise, watching old messages and reading a journal by a soldier in the American civil war 1864.

Director: William Eubank | Stars: Gunner Wright, Corey Richardson, Bradley Horne, Nancy Stelle

Votes: 8,273

11. Andersonville (1996)

167 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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The story of the most notorious Confederate prisoner of war camp in the American Civil War.

Stars: Jarrod Emick, Frederic Forrest, Ted Marcoux, Carmen Argenziano

Votes: 1,688

12. Run of the Arrow (1957)

Approved | 86 min | Western

6.8
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When the South loses the war, Confederate veteran O'Meara goes West, joins the Sioux, takes a wife and refuses to be an American but he must choose a side when the Sioux go to war against the U.S. Army.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Rod Steiger, Sara Montiel, Brian Keith, Ralph Meeker

Votes: 1,696

13. The Red Badge of Courage (1951)

Approved | 69 min | Drama, War

7.3
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Truncated adaptation of Stephen Crane's novel about a Civil War Union soldier who stuggles to find the courage to fight in the heat of battle.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Audie Murphy, Bill Mauldin, Douglas Dick, Royal Dano

Votes: 3,714

14. Last Stand at Saber River (1997 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 96 min | Action, Drama, Western

7.0
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After the Civil War, a returning Confederate veteran must reclaim his Arizona land and homestead from the Yankee carpetbaggers who illegally occupy it.

Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Tom Selleck, Suzy Amis, Rachel Duncan, Haley Joel Osment

Votes: 1,481

15. The Man from Colorado (1948)

Approved | 100 min | Romance, Western

6.7
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At the end of the Civil War, two friends return home to Colorado and one of them has changed and is violent and erratic.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Glenn Ford, William Holden, Ellen Drew, Ray Collins

Votes: 1,309

16. Alvarez Kelly (1966)

Approved | 116 min | Western

6.4
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During the Civil War, Mexican cattleman Alvarez Kelly supplies the Union with cattle until Confederate Colonel Tom Rossiter's hungry men force Kelly to change his customers.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: William Holden, Richard Widmark, Janice Rule, Patrick O'Neal

Votes: 1,915

17. The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Romance, War

6.4
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Union Army deserter, Lt. Hewitt, trains a rag tag band of all-female homesteaders to defend themselves against a Comanche tribe on the warpath.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Audie Murphy, Kathryn Grant, Hope Emerson, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 961

18. The Last Outpost (1951)

Approved | 89 min | Western

5.9
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Despite their fighting on opposite sides during the Civil War, brothers Vance and Jeb Britton have to set their differences aside in order to survive an Indian attack.

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Rhonda Fleming, Bruce Bennett, Bill Williams

Votes: 370

19. Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)

Approved | 121 min | Drama

6.5
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Eugene O'Neill's updated version of the Oresteia set in New England, after the American Civil War.

Director: Dudley Nichols | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Michael Redgrave, Raymond Massey, Katina Paxinou

Votes: 867 | Gross: $0.44M

20. Abraham Lincoln (1930)

Passed | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.8
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An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Walter Huston, Una Merkel, William L. Thorne, Lucille La Verne

Votes: 1,200

21. Ambush at Cimarron Pass (1958)

Approved | 73 min | Western

5.4
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In 1867, a Yankee patrol joins forces with a group of ex-Confederate soldiers in order to cross Apache territory and reach the nearest fort.

Director: Jodie Copelan | Stars: Scott Brady, Margia Dean, Clint Eastwood, Irving Bacon

Votes: 512

22. Professionals for a Massacre (1967)

89 min | Action, Adventure, Western

5.8
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Caught selling stolen guns, three Confederate soldiers get a reprieve from the firing squad, provided they go into Mexico on a mission to recover stolen gold belonging to the Confederacy.

Director: Nando Cicero | Stars: George Hilton, Edd Byrnes, George Martin, Milo Quesada

Votes: 214

23. Border River (1954)

Approved | 80 min | Romance, Western

6.2
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A Confederate officer and his men journey to Mexico to buy guns to continue the war effort. A Union officer determines to stop them.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Joel McCrea, Yvonne De Carlo, Pedro Armendáriz, Alfonso Bedoya

Votes: 288

24. The Eagle and the Hawk (1950)

Not Rated | 104 min | Western

6.0
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1863. Texas Ranger Todd Croyden and Union spy Whitney Randolph cross into Mexico to investigate a growing struggle for power between the French-supported Maximilian and the native-born ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: John Payne, Rhonda Fleming, Dennis O'Keefe, Thomas Gomez

Votes: 182

25. Knowhutimean? Hey Vern, It's My Family Album (1983 Video)

57 min | Comedy

8.0
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Ernest finds his old family album and we are treated to a series of skits starring his family members.

Director: John R. Cherry III | Stars: Jim Varney, David Landon, Bruce Arntson, Mac Bennett

Votes: 275

26. Fort Defiance (1951)

Approved | 82 min | Western

6.0
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A former Civil War solider bent on killing the man whose surrender got his brother killed, later finds out a rancher wants that same man and his blind brother killed.

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Dane Clark, Ben Johnson, Peter Graves, Tracey Roberts

Votes: 285

27. Great Day in the Morning (1956)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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A Confederate drifter wins a hotel-saloon at poker in Denver but two rival female admirers, local Union sympathizers, Southern gold miners and an orphaned boy complicate his life.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Virginia Mayo, Robert Stack, Ruth Roman, Alex Nicol

Votes: 627

28. Ironclads (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 94 min | War

6.2
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A naval battle between two large ships: the "Monitor" and the "Merrimack".

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Virginia Madsen, Alex Hyde-White, Reed Diamond, Philip Casnoff

Votes: 219

29. General Spanky (1936)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Family, War

6.1
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A small boy is instrumental in a famous Civil War victory.

Directors: Gordon Douglas, Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Phillips Holmes, Ralph Morgan, Irving Pichel

Votes: 335

30. The Road to Fort Alamo (1964)

Not Rated | 82 min | Western

5.1
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A lone rider comes across a dying soldier, the victim of an Indian attack, who gives him a paper authorizing the payment of $150,000 to the U.S. Army. The rider gathers some colleagues who ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Ken Clark, Jany Clair, Michel Lemoine, Andreina Paul

Votes: 208

31. One Foot in Hell (1960)

Not Rated | 90 min | Western

6.3
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In this Western, Alan Ladd exacts revenge on a small town the best way he knows how -- by becoming sheriff.

Director: James B. Clark | Stars: Alan Ladd, Don Murray, Dan O'Herlihy, Dolores Michaels

Votes: 387

32. Man and Boy (1971)

G | 98 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

5.4
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After the Civil War, a black ex-union soldier, his wife, and his son settle in Arizona Territory to homestead and build their lives. At first, Caleb Revers race doesn't seem to matter, but then things change.

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Bill Cosby, Gloria Foster, Leif Erickson, George Spell

Votes: 133

33. Drango (1957)

Approved | 92 min | Western

6.0
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A participant of Sherman's March becomes governor of a southern city directly effected by the destruction- and they have yet to learn of his involvement.

Directors: Hall Bartlett, Jules Bricken | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Joanne Dru, Julie London, Donald Crisp

Votes: 286

34. Acquasanta Joe (1971)

94 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.8
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A gang of robbers armed with a union army cannon rob the bank holding bounty Killer Acquasanta Joe's earnings to date. He pursues, crossing and double crossing along the way.

Directors: Mario Gariazzo, Richard Harrison | Stars: Lincoln Tate, Ty Hardin, Richard Harrison, Silvia Monelli

Votes: 183

35. Pony Express Rider (1976)

G | 100 min | Western

5.2
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In 1861 Texas, the son of a poor farmer vows to avenge his father's murder committed by the spoiled son of a rich cattleman.

Director: Robert Totten | Stars: Stewart Petersen, Henry Wilcoxon, Buck Taylor, Maureen McCormick

Votes: 99

36. Al Jennings of Oklahoma (1951)

Passed | 79 min | Action, Romance, Western

6.2
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Bank robber serves his time in prison, tries to go straight.

Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Dan Duryea, Gale Storm, Dick Foran, Gloria Henry

Votes: 177

37. Civil War Combat: America's Bloodiest Battles (2000– )

Documentary, History, War

8.2
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The names are familiar, the stories have been told - or so we think. This groundbreaking series brings four of the most famous engagements of the Civil War to life like never before. ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Jay, Ed Mantell, Jeremiah Hornbaker, Richard Holliday

Votes: 42

38. Hands Up! (1926)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Comedy, War

6.8
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A southern spy during the Civil War, he must try to capture a shipment of gold. His task is complicated by the two sisters, the Indians and a firing squad.

Director: Clarence G. Badger | Stars: Raymond Griffith, Marian Nixon, Virginia Lee Corbin, Mack Swain

Votes: 198

39. The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance (1978 TV Movie)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.9
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During the Civil War, five children from a Union family are held hostage by Confederate soldiers. A wounded Union soldier (who happens to be black) takes refuge in the barn of the place the... See full summary »

Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: Brock Peters, Christian Juttner, Charles Courtland, Kyle Richards

Votes: 14

40. Uncivil War Birds (1946)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.5
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After initially joining the Union army, Moe and Larry switch allegiances to their Southern home state and Confederate brother Curley.

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Eleanor Counts

Votes: 322

41. History Civil War: Secret Missions (2008 Video Game)

Drama, History, War

7.6
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Add a Plot

Star: Frank Welker

Votes: 13

42. Blair Witch Volume 2: The Legend of Coffin Rock (2000 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

6.3
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During the Civil War, a dying Union soldier with amnesia is rescued by some villagers. In return, he agrees to help them find their missing children and goes to the haunted Burkittsville forest in this survival horror action adventure.

Votes: 56

43. 3 Skulls of the Toltecs (1996 Video Game)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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During the Franco-Mexican War, young cowboy Fenimore Fillmore searches for three golden skulls that hide the location of the lost treasure of the Toltecs. A villainous friar, the French, the Apaches and the Mexicans stand in his way.

Director: Hernán Castillo Brian

44. The Old Camp Ground (1935)

Approved | 9 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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At a Union-Army Civil War prisoner-of-war camp, a group of Union soldiers and their Confederate prisoners engage in a singing contest, each trying to outdo the previous offering.

Director: William Watson | Stars: Charles Carlile, The Foursome Quartet, The Buccaneers, The Six Mountain Melodeers

45. The Lloyd Bridges Show (1962–1963)
Episode: A Pair of Boots (1962)

48 min | Drama

7.7
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Adam Shepherd visits a Civil War museum commemorating the Centennial and is attracted to one of its artifacts, a pair of old boots. He imagines what the man who wore them felt during the ... See full summary »

Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Royal Dano, Lawrence Tierney, John Marley

Votes: 33

46. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
Episode: Ambush (1961)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

7.4
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Union Army Col. Blackburn commands a squad of mercenary soldiers whose current mission is to get vital papers through Confederate lines. There's an air of mutiny as the mercenaries complain about the dangerous duty.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Dick Powell, Don Dubbins, Jack Elam, Arch Johnson

Votes: 8

47. Westworld (2016– )
Episode: Contrapasso (2016)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.4
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Dolores, William and Logan reach Pariah, and are recruited for a dangerous mission; The Man in Black meets an unlikely ally.

Director: Jonny Campbell | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden

Votes: 11,819

48. The Lloyd Bridges Show (1962–1963)
Episode: Gentleman in Blue (1962)

30 min | Drama

8.5
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While researching the final days of the Civil War in Appomattox, Virginia, Shepherd stumbles upon a grave at the gate of a grand home and learns that it contains the body of a Union soldier... See full summary »

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Dianne Foster, Rex Ingram, Jim Boles

Votes: 6

49. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
Episode: In Search of Our Fathers: Stephen King, Gloria Reuben and Courtney B. Vance (2014)

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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Henry Louis Gates explores the paternal ancestry of famous horror novelist Stephen King, actress Gloria Reuben and actor Courtney B. Vance. Shocking discoveries are made.

Director: Muriel Soenens | Stars: Henry Louis Gates, Stephen King, Gloria Reuben, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 18

50. The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)
Episode: Johnny Shiloh: Part 2 (1963)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.9
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Based on real life "boy solider" Johnny Clem, a young boy is promoted to sergeant and encounters trouble while on a mission.

Director: James Neilson | Stars: Brian Keith, Kevin Corcoran, Darryl Hickman, Skip Homeier

Votes: 47



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