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1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

R | 169 min | Action, Drama, War

8.6
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90 Metascore

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Writer: Robert Rodat | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Votes: 733,917

2. Band of Brothers (2001 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 705 min | Action, Drama, History

9.6
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The story of Easy Company of the US Army 101st Airborne division and their mission in WWII Europe from Operation Overlord through V-J Day.

Stars: Scott Grimes, Matthew Leitch, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston

Votes: 167,696

3. The World at War (1973 TV Mini-Series)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

9.4
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A series of accurate documentaries about World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill, Anthony Eden

Votes: 6,904

4. Band of Brothers (2001– )
Episode: Currahee (2001)

TV-MA | 70 min | Action, Drama, History

8.9
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In 1942, men from across the USA are in Camp Toccoa, Georgia to undergo paratrooper training. For the men of 'E' Easy Company the training is particularly difficult as a result of their ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Ambrose, Erik Jendresen, Tom Hanks | Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Nicholas Aaron, Kirk Acevedo, Doug Allen, Eion Bailey

Votes: 1,939

5. Band of Brothers (2001– )
Episode: Day of Days (2001)

TV-MA | 49 min | Action, Drama, History

9.3
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In the very early hours of the D-Day invasion, Easy Company along with thousands of other Allied paratroopers land behind enemy lines in Normandy. In the chaos of the jump however, they are... See full summary »

Writer: John Orloff | Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Nicholas Aaron, Kirk Acevedo, John Adams, Philip Barantini

Votes: 1,776

6. Band of Brothers (2001– )
Episode: Bastogne (2001)

TV-MA | 64 min | Action, Drama, History

9.3
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It's a cold, harsh Christmas 1944 for the men of Easy Company as they try to hold the line around Bastogne against attacking German forces. They have no winter clothing, limited rations and... See full summary »

Writer: Bruce C. McKenna | Director: David Leland | Stars: Kirk Acevedo, Doug Allen, William Armstrong, Philip Barantini

Votes: 1,695

7. Band of Brothers (2001– )
Episode: Crossroads (2001)

TV-MA | 53 min | Action, Drama, History

9.1
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Captain Winters leads Easy Company in an attack on what they thought was a machine gun nest but turns out to 2 Companies of German SS who also have artillery support. The attack is ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Ambrose, Erik Jendresen | Director: Tom Hanks | Stars: Nicholas Aaron, Kirk Acevedo, Doug Allen, Eion Bailey

Votes: 1,476

8. Band of Brothers (2001– )
Episode: Points (2001)

TV-MA | 59 min | Action, Drama, History

9.3
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It's May 1945 and Easy Company finds itself the first Allied troops to enter Berchtesgarden, Hitler's Bavarian retreat. They find the village virtually empty with only a few people working ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Ambrose, Erik Jendresen, Erik Bork | Director: Mikael Salomon | Stars: Nicholas Aaron, Doug Allen, David Andrews, Eion Bailey

Votes: 1,423

9. Modern Marvels (1994– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology. The series has focused (among other things) on wonders of ... See full summary »

Creator: Bruce Nash | Stars: Lloyd Sherr, Harlan Saperstein, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy

Votes: 1,081

10. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 861

11. The American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Creators: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer | Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Joe Morton

Votes: 720

12. Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (1997 TV Special)

240 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

8.6
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The story of the most important American exploration expedition in American history and the participants in it.

Writers: Ken Burns, Dayton Duncan | Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Adam Arkin, John Logan Allen, Stephen Ambrose

Votes: 658

13. Shooting War (2000 TV Movie)

88 min | Documentary

7.9
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Produced by Steven Spielberg and presented by Tom Hanks this documentary tells how war photographers faced the horrors that looked both in Europe and in the Pacific during World War II .

Writer: Richard Schickel | Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Tom Hanks, Stephen Ambrose, Russ Meyer, Walter Rosenblum

Votes: 358

14. Into the Breach: 'Saving Private Ryan' (1998 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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Writer: Chris Harty | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Edward Burns

Votes: 295

15. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary

6.3
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

Votes: 283

16. Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West (2002)

TV-G | 42 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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This documentary chronicles the Louis and Clark expedition and breathtaking landscape they crossed while searching for the northwest passage. (Source: Netflix)

Writer: Mose Richards | Director: Bruce Neibaur | Stars: Kelly Boulware, Sonny Surowiec, Alex Rice, Gregory Paul Jackson

Votes: 216

17. Price for Peace (2002)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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This powerful and thought provoking film chronicles the compelling events in the Pacific Theater of WWII, from the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941 to the American occupation of Japan in ... See full summary »

Director: James Moll | Stars: Zenji Abe, Stephen Ambrose, Hal Braun, Jeanne Doll Dolan

Votes: 205

18. The Last Days of World War II (1995 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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The end of the Second World War in Europe, and the aftermath: war criminals to be brought to trial, stolen art treasures to be returned to their rightful owners.

Stars: Bill Ratner, Konstantin Akinsha, Kenneth Alford, Tom Allen

Votes: 77

19. D-Day: The Total Story (1994 TV Movie)

Documentary, History, War

7.9
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Director: Rob Lihani | Stars: Gerald McRaney, Stephen Ambrose, John Keegan

Votes: 68

20. Pearl Harbor: Legacy of Attack (2001 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

6.7
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Writer: Patrick Prentice | Directors: Michael Rosenfeld, Kirk Wolfinger | Stars: Tom Brokaw, Bob Ballard, Hirohito, Stephen Ambrose

Votes: 58

21. The World at War (1973– )
Episode: Reckoning: 1945... and After (1974)

Documentary, History, War

8.7
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As wretched survivours suffer deprivations amongst the ruins, half of Germany and eastern Europe trade one socialist tyranny for another as the Soviets take power. Japan is occupied by the U. S., but the colonial empires disintegrate.

Writer: Jerome Kuehl | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Stephen Ambrose, Charles Bohlen, Anthony Eden

Votes: 53

22. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Eisenhower: Supreme Commander in Chief (1996)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

5.4
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Biography looks at the life of Dwight D. Eisenhower from his early life to his military career and presidency.

Writers: Rod Paschall, Norman Stahl | Director: Don Horan | Stars: Paul Sparer, Rod Paschall, Stephen Ambrose, Mark Bender

Votes: 43

23. The Century: America's Time (1999 TV Mini-Series)

Not Rated | 750 min | Documentary

8.6
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Peter Jennings hosts this 15 part documentary that chronicles the defining events of the 20th century. Through archive footage and hundreds of interviews the series examines 100 years of ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Jennings, Joseph Stalin, John Updike, Stephen Ambrose

Votes: 42

24. The Century (1999 TV Mini-Series)

720 min | Documentary, History

8.5
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Peter Jennings hosted this 6 episode special that reviews some of the most important events of the 20th Century. Each episode is a two part examination of two events in history that ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Jennings, Steve Allen, Don Arabian, A. Scott Berg

Votes: 42

25. The Way West (1995 TV Movie)

360 min | Documentary

7.7
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Writer: Ric Burns | Director: Ric Burns | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Stephen Ambrose, Russell Baker, Charlotte Black Elk

Votes: 38

26. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Richard Nixon: Part II (1990)

Documentary, History

7.5
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Richard M. Nixon was one of American history's most powerful figures. Recalling events etched in U.S. memory, this three-hour program explores a fateful mix of strength and weakness that ... See full summary »

Writers: Elizabeth Dean, David Espar, Marilyn Mellowes, Geoffrey C. Ward | Directors: Elizabeth Deane, David Espar, Marilyn Mellowes | Star: Will Lyman

Votes: 34

27. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: MacArthur (1999)

240 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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Biography of U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur.

Writer: Austin Hoyt | Directors: Sarah Holt, Austin Hoyt | Stars: Stephen Ambrose, Leon Beck, Herbert Bix, Faubion Bowers

Votes: 30

28. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Nixon: Part I (1990)

Documentary, History

7.8
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Richard M. Nixon was one of American history's most powerful figures. Recalling events etched in U.S. memory, this three-hour program explores a fateful mix of strength and weakness that ... See full summary »

Writers: David Espar, Geoffrey C. Ward | Director: David Espar | Stars: Helen Gahagan, Will Lyman, Richard Nixon

Votes: 27

29. Divided Highways: The Interstates and the Transformation of American Life (1997)

87 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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America's desire for freedom and the open road resulted in the construction of thousands of highways during the Eisenhower administration. Through interviews, archival footage and ... See full summary »

Writer: Tom Lewis | Directors: Lawrence R. Hott, Tom Lewis | Stars: Stephen Ambrose, Michael Smith, Dave Barry, Michele Grijalva

Votes: 23

30. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Nixon: Part III (1990)

Documentary, History

7.6
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Richard M. Nixon was one of American history's most powerful figures. Recalling events etched in U.S. memory, this three-hour program explores a fateful mix of strength and weakness that ... See full summary »

Writers: Marilyn Mellowes, Geoffrey C. Ward | Directors: Elizabeth Deane, David Espar, Marilyn Mellowes | Star: Will Lyman

Votes: 20

31. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: Into the Breach: 'Saving Private Ryan' (1998)

Documentary

5.5
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Writer: Chris Harty | Director: Chris Harty | Stars: Stephen Ambrose, Edward Burns, James Colella, Matt Damon

Votes: 17

32. From War to Peace (1974 Video)

Documentary

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Stars: Stephen Ambrose, Eric Porter, Joseph Stalin

Votes: 9

33. Moments of Truth with Stephen Ambrose (2001 TV Movie)

92 min | Documentary, History, War

5.9
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World War II veterans, and others who were alive then, reminisce about their wartime "moments of truth".

Writer: James Grant Goldin | Director: Chris Harty | Stars: Harry Smith, Stephen Ambrose, Paul Tibbets

Votes: 7

34. Reputations (1994–2002)

50 min | Documentary

8.5
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Stars: Jancis Robinson, Veronika Hyks, Denis Lawson, Andrew Sachs

Votes: 6

35. Modern Marvels (1994– )
Episode: The Atlantic Wall (1999)

TV-PG | Documentary, History

7.0
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Creator: Bruce Nash | Stars: Stephen Ambrose, Alex Deseyne, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John S.D. Eisenhower

Votes: 6

36. Lewis and Clark (2016 TV Mini-Series)

History | Pre-production

The story of American explorers Lewis and Clarke as they lead a voyage up the Missouri River to the Rockies and down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean in 1803.

Stars: Casey Affleck, Parker Croft, Matthias Schoenaerts, Allan Yates

37. Save Our History (1998– )

Documentary

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Stars: Josh Binswanger, Steve Thomas, Edward Herrmann, Richard Moe

38. Heroes for the Planet: A Tribute to National Geographic (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Bob Bowker | Stars: Stephen Ambrose, Pat Benatar, James Cameron, John Cleese

39. Character Above All (1996 TV Movie)

Talk-Show

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PBS panel discussion program about American presidential character.

Stars: Jim Lehrer, Stephen Ambrose, Michael Beschloss, Benjamin C. Bradlee

40. The Century: America's Time (1999– )
Episode: 1953-1960: Happy Days (1999)

Not Rated | Documentary

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Americans revel in their newfound prosperity amid McCarthy Era witch-hunts. Rock N Roll dominates the airwaves and blacks begin to make progress in their battle to end segregation.

Stars: Stephen Ambrose, Melba Beals, Julian Bond, Dick Clark

41. The Century: America's Time (1999– )
Episode: 1971-1975: Approaching the Apocalypse (1999)

Not Rated | Documentary

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From Nixon's inauguration to his resignation, this episode details the developments in the American psyche from the first moon landing to the end of the Vietnam war and beyond to disco and Attica and the Watergate scandal.

Stars: Spiro Agnew, Buzz Aldrin, Stephen Ambrose, Neil Armstrong

49. Reputations (1994–2002)
Episode: Ike & Monty: Generals at War (1994)

Documentary

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Writer: Martin Smith | Director: Martin Smith | Stars: Billy J. Mitchell, Jim Norton, Veronika Hyks, Stephen Ambrose

50. Save Our History (1998– )
Episode: The Making of the National D-Day Museum (2000)

Documentary

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Star: Stephen Ambrose