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1 The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)

Set during World War II, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.

7.8/10 93,636
2 Australia (2008)

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.

6.6/10 88,353
3 Empire of the Sun (1987)

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

7.8/10 72,665
4 The New World (2005)

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

6.7/10 60,724
5 A Mighty Heart (2007)

Mariane Pearl embarks on a frantic search to locate her journalist husband, Daniel, when he goes missing in Pakistan.

"   21,997
6 Amazing Grace (2006)

The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.

7.5/10 17,903
7 The Alamo (2004)

Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.

6.0/10 14,813
8 Sunshine (1999)

The fate of a Hungarian Jewish family throughout the 20th century.

7.5/10 10,052
9 Made in Dagenham (2010)

A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.

7.2/10 8,797
10 Rogue Trader (1999)

The story of Nick Leeson, an ambitious investment broker who singlehandedly bankrupted one of the oldest and most important banks in Britain.

6.3/10 6,804
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11 Il giardino dei Finzi Contini (1970) 7.5/10 3,606
12 Come See the Paradise (1990) 6.7/10 1,870
13 Salt of the Earth (1954) 7.5/10 1,769
14 Obecná skola (1991) 8.2/10 1,715
15 Pro urodov i lyudey (1998) 7.2/10 1,585
16 In the Time of the Butterflies (2001 TV movie) 6.8/10 1,525
17 Andersonville (1996 TV movie) 7.5/10 1,226
18 The Edge of the World (1937) 7.4/10 1,122
19 Il deserto dei tartari (1976) 7.6/10 1,069
20 Wisconsin Death Trip (1999) 6.7/10 1,064
21 Madrasapattinam (2010) 7.8/10 1,050
22 In the Year of the Pig (1968 documentary) 7.7/10 938
23 Lidice (2011) 6.9/10 707
24 Newsfront (1978) 7.1/10 463
25 Monsieur Vincent (1947) 7.0/10 399
26 Tying the Knot (2004 documentary) 7.4/10 263
27 Native Land (1942) 6.3/10 162
28 Rabbit in the Moon (1999 documentary) 6.5/10 80
29 A Cemetery Special (2005 TV documentary) 7.0/10 36
30 Esther's Diary (2010) 4.9/10 17
31 Death of a Cemetery (2012 documentary)

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