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1 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.

7.8/10 312,967
2 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.

8.3/10 179,836
3 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.

7.5/10 148,098
4 JFK (1991)

A New Orleans DA discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.

8.0/10 94,916
5 Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

The life stories of the six men who raised the flag at The Battle of Iwo Jima, a turning point in WWII.

7.1/10 85,141
6 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 80,268
7 The Good Shepherd (2006)

The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life.

6.7/10 78,247
8 Frost/Nixon (2008)

A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.

7.7/10 77,285
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 76,439
10 All the President's Men (1976)

Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation.

8.0/10 57,848
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11 Breach (2007) 7.1/10 47,526
12 Thirteen Days (2000) 7.3/10 39,312
13 The Right Stuff (1983) 7.9/10 37,847
14 W. (2008) 6.4/10 36,731
15 Shattered Glass (2003) 7.3/10 25,762
16 Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) 7.5/10 20,949
17 The Conspirator (2010) 7.0/10 19,780
18 The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003 documentary) 8.2/10 16,337
19 Reds (1981) 7.5/10 13,663
20 Missing (1982) 7.8/10 10,603
21 Recount (2008 TV movie) 7.5/10 8,786
22 Talk to Me (2007) 7.4/10 7,720
23 The Invisible War (2012 documentary) 7.6/10 4,126
24 Iron Jawed Angels (2004 TV movie) 7.7/10 4,064
25 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007 TV movie) 7.2/10 3,852
26 Get on the Bus (1996) 6.8/10 3,571
27 Destination Tokyo (1943) 7.3/10 2,839
28 The Path to 9/11 (2006 TV movie) 6.2/10 2,726
29 The Weather Underground (2002 documentary) 7.6/10 2,678
30 American Hardcore (2006 documentary) 7.3/10 2,361
31 The Game of Their Lives (2005) 6.3/10 2,169
32 Santa Fe Trail (1940) "   1,880
33 Loose Change: Final Cut (2007 video documentary) 7.1/10 1,820
34 The Plainsman (1936) 6.9/10 1,164
35 The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936) 7.4/10 1,163
36 Unnatural History (2010 TV series) 7.5/10 1,040
37 Operator 13 (1934) 8.2/10 914
38 Wilson (1944) 7.1/10 843
39 Abraham Lincoln (1930) 5.9/10 823
40 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains (2007 documentary) 7.0/10 700
41 Winter Soldier (1972 documentary) 8.0/10 656
42 A Man Called Peter (1955) 7.2/10 634
43 The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) 5.5/10 599
44 Mission to Moscow (1943) 5.4/10 574
45 Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1989 documentary) 7.6/10 439
46 Separate But Equal (1991 TV movie) 7.3/10 429
47 Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000 TV movie) 7.1/10 335
48 RFK (2002 TV movie) 6.4/10 329
49 Haven (2001 TV movie) 6.3/10 328
50 This Is My Affair (1937) 6.8/10 300
51 The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998 TV movie) 6.9/10 274
52 Tying the Knot (2004 documentary) 7.4/10 261
53 Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927) 7.1/10 245
54 Hajji Washington (1982) 7.4/10 227
55 Making the Boys (2011 documentary) 7.3/10 203
56 The Beach Boys: An American Band (1985 documentary) 6.9/10 186
57 The Red Machine (2009) 6.2/10 168
58 Custer's Last Stand (1936) 4.8/10 166
59 Magnificent Doll (1946) 5.9/10 146
60 Yellow Jack (1938) 6.4/10 123
61 Inside Nazi Germany (1938 documentary short) "   114
62 Kike Like Me (2007 TV documentary) 4.9/10 112
63 Man of Conquest (1939) 7.0/10 84
64 Moving the Mountain (1994 documentary) 7.2/10 82
65 The Capital City: Washington, D.C. (1940 documentary short) 6.5/10 63
66 The Flag of Humanity (1940 short) 5.7/10 59
67 First Person Singular: I.M. Pei (1997 TV documentary) 7.4/10 54
68 68 (2008 TV documentary) 7.6/10 49
69 The Monroe Doctrine (1939 short) 6.5/10 48
70 Adjust Your Color: The Truth of Petey Greene (2008 documentary) 7.5/10 "  
71 The Persistence of Dreams (2005 short) 8.1/10 42
72 Anthrax War (2009 TV documentary) 7.8/10 36
73 The Conspirator: Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Lincoln (2011 TV documentary) 7.3/10 31
74 Lincoln (2005 TV documentary) 7.6/10 30
75 Washington, le président Mac Kinley adressant son message (1897 documentary short) 5.2/10 29
76 Raiders of Ghost City (1944) 6.3/10 28
77 Old Louisiana (1937) 6.8/10 26
78 Pride Divide (1997 documentary) 7.6/10 19
79 The Great Depression (1993 TV series documentary) 7.2/10 17
80 Friend Indeed (1937 short) 6.4/10 15
81 Illegal Love (2011 documentary) 6.5/10 13
82 Secret Missions of the Civil War (2005 TV documentary) 8.1/10 11
83 Just a Man (2008 short) 8.0/10 8
84 The Flaming Frontier (1926)
85 Court-Martial (1928)
86 Inside the CIA (1987 documentary)
87 Triumph Without Drums (1941 documentary short)
88 George and Martha Washington: A 40 Year Romance (2006 documentary short)
89 Inside the Capitol (1939 short)
90 Supreme Court Oral Arguments (2000 TV series documentary)
91 Columbia Musical Travelark: Wonders of Washington, D. C. (1956 documentary short)
92 Royal River (1959 documentary short)
93 A Georgetown Story (2008 documentary)
94 Memoirs Are Better as Fiction (2009 short)
95 The Bonus Army (2015)
96 The March of Time Volume 5 Number 6: The State of the Nation (1939 documentary short)
97 Secret America (2009 TV documentary)

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