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1 A Beautiful Mind (2001)

After a brilliant but asocial mathematician accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

8.2/10 394,230
2 Catch Me If You Can (2002)

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr., who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.

8.0/10 343,871
3 Argo (2012)

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.

7.8/10 312,605
4 The Aviator (2004)

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career, from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.

7.5/10 200,332
5 12 Years a Slave (2013)

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

8.3/10 178,561
6 Lincoln (2012)

As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

7.5/10 147,935
7 The Insider (1999)

A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.

7.9/10 112,740
8 J. Edgar (2011)

J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life.

6.6/10 80,212
9 Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

7.1/10 76,399
10 Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.

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11 Breach (2007) 7.1/10 47,514
12 W. (2008) 6.4/10 36,723
13 Fair Game (2010) 6.8/10 31,995
14 Philomena (2013) 7.7/10 31,569
15 Private Parts (1997) 6.8/10 25,536
16 Nixon (1995) 7.1/10 21,065
17 Reds (1981) 7.5/10 13,650
18 Casino Jack (2010) 6.2/10 12,006
19 Silkwood (1983) 7.2/10 11,164
20 Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988) 6.9/10 10,198
21 Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) 7.8/10 9,132
22 Amelia (2009) 5.8/10 8,323
23 Talk to Me (2007) 7.4/10 7,714
24 Mao's Last Dancer (2009) "   5,052
25 George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011 documentary) 8.2/10 4,962
26 The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006 documentary) 7.4/10 4,281
27 They Died with Their Boots On (1941) 7.3/10 3,589
28 Warm Springs (2005 TV movie) 7.7/10 1,941
29 Santa Fe Trail (1940) 6.3/10 1,878
30 The Color of Friendship (2000 TV movie) 7.4/10 1,785
31 The Plainsman (1936) 6.9/10 1,163
32 The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936) 7.4/10 1,162
33 Annie Oakley (1935) 6.8/10 936
34 Wilson (1944) 7.1/10 843
35 Abraham Lincoln (1930) 5.9/10 823
36 Buffalo Bill (1944) 6.5/10 769
37 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains (2007 documentary) 7.0/10 700
38 A Man Called Peter (1955) 7.2/10 634
39 Chris & Don. A Love Story (2007 documentary) 7.8/10 533
40 Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1989 documentary) 7.6/10 439
41 The Magnificent Yankee (1950) 7.0/10 361
42 Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000 TV movie) 7.1/10 335
43 The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977) 6.4/10 329
44 Haven (2001 TV movie) 6.3/10 328
45 Sing Your Song (2011 documentary) 7.4/10 327
46 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (1994 documentary) 7.3/10 311
47 The Man Who Saved Christmas (2002 TV movie) 6.5/10 308
48 Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story (2002 TV movie) 6.3/10 298
49 Tennessee Johnson (1942) 6.8/10 292
50 American Masters (1985 TV series documentary)
Episode: A Conversation with Gregory Peck
7.9/10 277
51 The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998 TV movie) 6.9/10 274
52 A Child's Wish (1997 TV movie) 6.7/10 246
53 Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977 TV movie) 7.6/10 218
54 Making the Boys (2011 documentary) 7.3/10 203
55 The Beach Boys: An American Band (1985 documentary) 6.9/10 186
56 Jack London (1943) 5.3/10 153
57 Tail Gunner Joe (1977 TV movie) 6.7/10 120
58 Kike Like Me (2007 TV documentary) 4.9/10 112
59 Blind Ambition (1979 TV mini-series) 7.4/10 106
60 Man of Conquest (1939) 7.0/10 84
61 Saving Lincoln (2013) "   79
62 Born Again (1978) 5.4/10 73
63 The Flag of Humanity (1940 short) 5.7/10 59
64 Adjust Your Color: The Truth of Petey Greene (2008 documentary) 7.5/10 48
65 Lincoln (2005 TV documentary) 7.6/10 30
66 Marvin: The Life Story of Marvin Gaye (????)
67 George and Martha Washington: A 40 Year Romance (2006 documentary short)
68 Ready to Play (2007 documentary)
69 Memoirs Are Better as Fiction (2009 short)

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