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1. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.8
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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 27,085

2. John Adams (2008 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 501 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.

Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 16,818

3. Seabiscuit (2003)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.3
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True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Writers: Laura Hillenbrand, Gary Ross | Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Cooper

Votes: 55,216

4. The Colbert Report (2005–2014)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.7
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 25,631

5. The Civil War (1990 TV Mini-Series)

680 min | Documentary, History, War

9.4
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.

Stars: David McCullough, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards

Votes: 4,624

6. 60 Minutes (1968– )

60 min | Documentary, News

7.7
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A popular television News magazine in the USA, in which an ever changing team of CBS News correspondents contribute segments ranging from hard news coverage to politics to lifestyle and pop culture.

Creator: Don Hewitt | Stars: Andrew Rooney, Lesley Stahl, Steve Kroft, Scott Pelley

Votes: 1,741

7. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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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: 771

8. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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Creator: Susan Lacy | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

Votes: 386

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

Documentary

8.7
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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, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Franklin D. Roosevelt

Votes: 692

10. Nova (1974– )

Documentary, Biography

8.7
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Science documentaries.

Creators: Daniel Hart, Alan Kwan, Tacita Morway, David Condon, Lisa Leombruni | Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Lance Lewman, Neil Ross, Craig Sechler

Votes: 1,158

11. Truman (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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Biographical account of America's President for the latter part of WWII. Shows Truman's rise from small-town nobody to leader of the USA, his decision to use the Atomic Bomb against Japan, ... See full summary »

Writers: David McCullough, Thomas Rickman | Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Gary Sinise, Diana Scarwid, Richard Dysart, Colm Feore

Votes: 1,836

12. 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: 291

13. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 527

14. Brooklyn Bridge (1981)

58 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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This documentary chronicles the world-famous Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. The difficult construction process is described in interesting detail; later parts of the film interview ... See full summary »

Writer: Amy Stechler | Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Paul Roebling, Julie Harris, Arthur Miller, Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Votes: 407

15. Napoleon (2000 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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Documentary about the rise and fall of one of the greatest military geniuses of modern times from his Corsican childhood to final exile in St. Helena.

Star: David McCullough

Votes: 202

16. The Statue of Liberty (1985)

60 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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Documentary showing the history of the world-famous Statue of Liberty in New York harbor.

Writers: Ric Burns, Amy Stechler, Geoffrey C. Ward, Bernard Weisberger | Director: Ken Burns | Stars: James Baldwin, Tucker Burr, Ray Charles, Mario Cuomo

Votes: 320

17. 1776

Drama, History, War | Announced

A look at how General George Washington led the war of independence against the powerful British army in 1776. Based on the book by David McCullough.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough

18. Huey Long (1985)

88 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Ken Burns' portrait of Louisiana governor/U.S. senator Huey Long.

Writer: Geoffrey C. Ward | Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Huey Long, Russell Long, David McCullough, Jennings Randolph

Votes: 281

19. Founding Brothers (2002 TV Movie)

200 min | Documentary

7.5
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Writers: Joseph Ellis, Kelly McPherson, Melissa Jo Peltier | Director: Melissa Jo Peltier | Stars: Peter Coyote, Brian Dennehy, Joseph Ellis, Edward Herrmann

Votes: 65

20. The Shakers: Hands to Work, Hearts to God (1984)

57 min | Documentary

7.3
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Ken Burns examines the American utopian 19th century religious sect known as the Shakers.

Writer: Amy Stechler | Directors: Ken Burns, Amy Stechler | Star: David McCullough

Votes: 205

21. The Congress (1988 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

7.2
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The U. S. Congress is one of the country's most important and misunderstood institutions. Ken Burns tells the story behind this branch of government.

Writers: Ric Burns, David McCullough, Geoffrey C. Ward, Bernard Weisberger | Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Charles McDowell, Barbara Fields, John C. Stennis

Votes: 156

22. David McCullough: Painting with Words (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Mark Herzog | Stars: David McCullough, Rosalee McCullough

Votes: 70

23. Smithsonian World (1984– )

60 min

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Stars: David McCullough, David Steadman, Lee Steadman, Andrew Wyeth

24. 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: 47

25. The Way West (1995 TV Movie)

360 min | Documentary

7.8
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Writer: Ric Burns | Director: Ric Burns | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Stephen Ambrose, Russell Baker, Charlotte Black Elk

Votes: 40

26. Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern (1995)

Unrated | 88 min | Documentary

6.8
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Troublesome Creek is the acclaimed story of the Jordan family's gamble to save their Iowa farm. From fighting the Crooked Creek Gang in 1867 to fighting off the bank today. An ... See full summary »

Writers: Steven Ascher, Jeanne Jordan | Directors: Steven Ascher, Jeanne Jordan | Stars: Bob Blankenship, Dean Eilts, Marge Harold, James Jordan Jr.

Votes: 48

27. Save Our History (1998– )

Documentary

5.7
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Stars: Josh Binswanger, Steve Thomas, Edward Herrmann, Richard Moe

Votes: 6

28. The Messenger: Based on a True Story (2005)

18 min | Short, Adventure

7.8
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Based loosely on the true story of Thomas E. Jones, a 16-year old boy who was responsible for delivering the letter of surrender from the Japanese at the end of WW2.

Writer: Quincy Perkins | Director: Quincy Perkins | Stars: Hunter Bodine, Ben Campanella, David Drumm, George Fiderio

Votes: 6

29. Degenerate Art (1993 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.3
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Writer: David Grubin | Director: David Grubin | Stars: David McCullough, Sander Gilman, Peter Guenther, Robert Hughes

Votes: 32

30. Seabiscuit: Racing Through History (2003 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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Writers: Laurent Bouzereau, Adam Hauck | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Laura Hillenbrand, Tobey Maguire, Chris McCarron, David McCullough

Votes: 51

31. Seabiscuit: The Making of a Legend (2003 TV Short)

13 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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Writers: Adam Hauck, Daniel Soiseth | Stars: Robin Bissell, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper, Laura Hillenbrand

Votes: 35

32. Untitled Dr. Thomas Starzl Documentary (2016)

Documentary | Filming

The story of Dr. Thomas E. Starzl, whose multiple innovations in transplantation surgery and immunology changed the face of modern medicine.

Director: Tjardus Greidanus | Stars: David McCullough, Thomas Starzl, Luis Fabregas, Lee Gutkind

33. The Day They Died (2003 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

6.7
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The death of history's most fascinating figures is explored in this two-hour special. Profiled are 19 deaths, including George Washington (bled to death by his doctors) and Sigmund Freud (assisted suicide).

Writer: Gregory Orr | Director: Gregory Orr | Stars: Daniel Arasse, Lenore Barbian, Cris Dovich, Peter Gay

Votes: 10

34. Harry S. Truman: 1884-1972 (1997)

48 min | Documentary

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Writer: Charles Guggenheim | Director: Charles Guggenheim | Star: David McCullough

35. 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

36. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: 'Seabiscuit': The Making of a Legend (2003)

Documentary

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Writers: Adam Hauck, Daniel Soiseth | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper, Laura Hillenbrand, Kathleen Kennedy

Votes: 8

37. The Century: America's Time (1999– )
Episode: 1936-1941: Over the Edge (1999)

Not Rated | Documentary

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Stars: Peter Jennings, Marian Anderson, Neville Chamberlain, Winston Churchill

38. Nova (1974– )
Episode: A Man, a Plan, a Canal, Panama (1987)

TV-G | Documentary, Biography

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Writer: David McCullough | Director: Carl Charlson

Votes: 9

39. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (2014– )
Episode: A Strong and Active Faith (1944-1962) (2014)

Documentary

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The war - and the resulting levels of work and security - had kept Franklin Roosevelt out of public sight. By the spring of 1944 however, he was seriously ill with bronchitis. This ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonathan Alter, H.W. Brands, Patricia Clarkson, Blanche Wiesen Cook

Votes: 42

40. The Civil War (1990– )
Episode: A Very Bloody Affair (1862) (1990)

Documentary, History, War

8.4
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By 1862, both sides had 1 million men in uniform across a 1000 mile battle front ranging from Manassas, Virginia to Missouri. Battles had taken a horrendous toll in human lives on both ... See full summary »

Writers: Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, Ken Burns | Director: Ken Burns | Stars: David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris

Votes: 88

42. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Abraham and Mary Lincoln, A House Divided Part 3 - Shattered (2001)

Documentary, History

8.0
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Writers: David Grubin, Geoffrey C. Ward | Director: David Grubin | Stars: Holly Hunter, David McCullough, David Morse

Votes: 23

43. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Abraham and Mary Lincoln, a House Divided Part 4 - The Dearest of All Things (2001)

Documentary, History

7.9
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Writers: David Grubin, Geoffrey C. Ward | Director: David Grubin | Stars: Holly Hunter, David McCullough, David Morse

Votes: 16

44. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided Part 1 - Ambition (2001)

360 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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Writers: David Grubin, Geoffrey C. Ward | Stars: David Morse, Holly Hunter, David McCullough, Jean Harvey Baker

Votes: 119

45. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided Part 5 - This Frightful War (2001)

Documentary, History

7.9
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Writers: David Grubin, Geoffrey C. Ward | Director: David Grubin | Stars: Holly Hunter, David McCullough, David Morse

Votes: 16

46. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided Part 6 - Blind with Weeping (2001)

Documentary, History

8.3
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Writers: David Grubin, Geoffrey C. Ward | Director: David Grubin | Stars: Holly Hunter, David McCullough, David Morse

Votes: 15

47. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: America 1900 (1998)

120 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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Exploration of life in America in the first year of the 20th century, using archive film footage and photographs.

Writers: Judy Crichton, David Grubin | Director: David Grubin | Star: David McCullough

Votes: 19

48. Save Our History (1998– )
Episode: America's Most Endangered 2003 (2003)

Documentary

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Stars: Roger Mudd, Nancy Nelson, Anna Winter, Craig Coy

49. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Barnum's Big Top (1991)

Documentary, History

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Story of P.T. Barnum and his role in developing the American Circus into a large business and a cultural force.

Writer: Rocky Collins | Director: Rocky Collins | Stars: Robert Lansing, David McCullough

50. 60 Minutes (1968– )
Episode: Belle Harbor/3 Million Open Jobs/McCullough (2012)

Documentary, News

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"Belle Harbor" interviews residents of New York City about the hurricane Sandy disaster. "Three Million Open Jobs" examines how millions in America remain unemployed while U.S. ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Pelley, Susan Brady, Brian Brady, Dennis Brady