US/ American Civil War (Wild Western Classics on civil war)

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1.
Glory (1989)
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Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates. (122 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
 
2.
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
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The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan. (165 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
3.
The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
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Truncated adaptation of Stephen Crane's novel about a Civil War Union soldier who stuggles to find the courage to fight in the heat of battle. (69 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
4.
The General (1926)
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When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines. (67 mins.)
 
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Gone with the Wind (1939)
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A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War. (238 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
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Shenandoah (1965)
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In Shenandoah, Virginia, widower farmer Charlie Anderson lives a peaceful life with his six sons - Jacob... (105 mins.)
 
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Andersonville (1996 TV Movie)
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The story of the most notorious Confederate prisoner of war camp in the American Civil War. (167 mins.)
 
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Friendly Persuasion (1956)
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The pacifist attitude of a Quaker family is tested as a result of the American Civil War. (137 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
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Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
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Newlyweds Gil and Lana Martin try to establish a farm in the Mohawk Valley but are menaced by Indians and Tories as the Revolutinary War begins. (104 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
10.
The Battle of Gettysburg (1955 Documentary)
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This film was shot entirely at the Gettysburg National Military Park, where the decisive battle of the American Civil War was fought... (30 mins.)
Director: Herman Hoffman
 
11.
The Battle of Gettysburg (2008 Documentary)
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(44 mins.)
 
12.
Gettysburg (1993)
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In 1863, the Northern and Southern forces fight at Gettysburg in the decisive battle of the American Civil War. (271 mins.)
 
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Gods and Generals (2003)
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The rise and fall of legendary war hero Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson as he leads the Confederacy to great success against the Union from 1861 to 1863. Prequel to the 1993 classic "Gettysburg". (219 mins.)
 
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The Blue and the Gray (1982 Mini-Series)
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America just before and during the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of an artist correspondent. (381 mins.)
 
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Ride with the Devil (1999)
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Jake Roedel and Jack Bull Chiles are friends in Missouri when the Civil War starts. Women and Blacks have few rights... (138 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
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The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)
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During the Civil War Union spy Andrews and his men volunteer to steal a Confederate train and drive it to Union territory while destroying the Confederate railway system along the way. (85 mins.)
Director: Francis Lyon
 
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The Horse Soldiers (1959)
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A Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in strength to destroy a rail/supply center... (115 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
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Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954 TV Series)
Episode: Johnny Shiloh: Part 1 (1963)
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Based on real life "boy solider" Johnny Clem, a young boy joins the Union Army against the wishes of his father and fellow soldiers. (120 mins.)
 
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Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954 TV Series)
Episode: Johnny Shiloh: Part 2 (1963)
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Based on real life "boy solider" Johnny Clem, a young boy is promoted to sergeant and encounters trouble while on a mission. (120 mins.)
 
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Advance to the Rear (1964)
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A Union army outfit of misfits and rejects is sent to the Western territory. Southern spies try to figure out what they're up to. (100 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
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The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
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A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family. (135 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
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A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery. (161 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
 
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Major Dundee (1965)
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In 1864, due to frequent Apache raids from Mexico into the US, a Union officer decides to illegally cross the border and destroy the Apache, using a mixed army of Union troops, Confederate POWs, civilian mercenaries and scouts. (123 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
25.
Alvarez Kelly (1966)
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During the Civil War, Mexican cattleman Alvarez Kelly supplies the Union with cattle until Confederate Colonel Tom Rossiter's hungry men force Kelly to change his customers. (116 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
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The Undefeated (1969)
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After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are... (119 mins.)
 
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The Andersonville Trial (1970 TV Movie)
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A dramatization of the 1865 war-crimes trial of Henry Wirz, commandant of the notorious Confederate POW camp at Andersonville, Georgia. (150 mins.)
Director: George C. Scott
 
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The Beguiled (1971)
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While imprisoned in a Confederate girls' boarding school, an injured Union soldier cons his way into each of the lonely women's hearts, causing them to turn on each other, and eventually, on him. (105 mins.)
Director: Donald Siegel
 
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North and South (1985 Mini-Series)
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Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War. (561 mins.)
 
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Dances with Wolves (1990)
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Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military. (181 mins.)
Director: Kevin Costner
 
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Sommersby (1993)
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A farmer's wife begins to suspect that the man in her bed is an impostor after he returns home from the Civil War. (114 mins.)
Director: Jon Amiel
 
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Gangs of New York (2002)
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In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer. (167 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
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The Hunley (1999 TV Movie)
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CSS Hunley tells the incredible true story of the crew of the manually propelled submarine CSS Hunley... (94 mins.)
Director: John Gray
 
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The Searchers (1956)
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A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe. (119 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
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Fort Apache (1948)
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At Fort Apache, an honorable and veteran war captain finds conflict when his regime is placed under the command of a young, glory hungry lieutenant colonel with no respect for the local Indian tribe. (125 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
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Wicked Spring (2002)
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During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get seperated... (102 mins.)
 
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Cold Mountain (2003)
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In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart. (154 mins.)
 
38.
Ambrose Bierce: Civil War Stories (2006 TV Movie)
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Three of the most popular and controversial Civil War stories by legendary writer Ambrose Bierce are presented in this acclaimed feature collection. (93 mins.)
 
40.
The Civil War (1990 Mini-Series)
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War. (680 mins.)
 
41.
The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (2005)
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The true love story of the conflict between Capt. Robert Adams' dedication to the south and his love for Eveline McCord, his beloved from the north. Produced, written and directed by the descendants of Robert and Eveline, this American Civil War tale is an explosive, richly detailed saga of fierce combat, honor and the will to risk all that's precious for love or country. (96 mins.)
 
42.
The Colt (2005 TV Movie)
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During the heat of battle in the midst of the Civil War, a beguilingly innocent colt is born to Union Jim Rabb's beloved mare... (80 mins.)
Director: Yelena Lanskaya
 
43.
Enemy Gold (1993)
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Three Federal Agents accidentally discover gold from the Civil War while on a mission to stop a drug operation. With the aid of a corrupt Agent, now the kingpin wants the gold for himself. (92 mins.)
Director: Drew Sidaris
 
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How the West Was Won (1962)
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A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century - including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads. (164 mins.)
 
45.
A Southern Yankee (1948)
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A hapless bellboy in a St. Louis hotel near the end of the Civil War is recruited by the Union secret service to impersonate a notorious Confederate spy. (90 mins.)
Director: Edward Sedgwick
 
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Skin Game (1971)
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In 1857, con man Quincy Drew and his black friend Jason O'Rourke swindle slave owners into buying Jason, who's a free man, and later share the profits when Jason escapes captivity. (102 mins.)
Director: Paul Bogart
 
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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
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Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled. (103 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
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Cheyenne Warrior (1994 TV Movie)
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An interracial love story, set in the turbulent wild west, stirs up tensions between the Indians and the settlers. (90 mins.)
Director: Mark Griffiths
 
49.
Bad Company (1972)
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A god-fearing Ohio boy dodging the Civil War draft arrives in Jefferson City where he joins up with a hardscrabble group of like runaways heading west. (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Benton
 
50.
Dark Command (1940)
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In Kansas, during the Civil War opposing pro-Union and pro-Confederate camps clash and visiting Texan Bob Seton runs afoul of William Cantrell's Raiders. (94 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
51.
The Proud Rebel (1958)
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A Confederate veteran living in the Yankee North struggles with his son's shock induced muteness and the hate of the Northerners. (103 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
52.
Drums in the Deep South (1951)
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Two old friends find themselves on opposite sides during the Civil War in a desperate battle atop an impregnable mountain. (87 mins.)
 
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The Last Outpost (1951)
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Despite their fighting on opposite sides during the Civil War, brothers Vance and Jeb Britton have to set their differences aside in order to survive an Indian attack. (89 mins.)
Director: Lewis R. Foster
 
54.
Little Women (1933)
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Little Women is a "coming of age" drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War... (115 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
55.
The Arizona Kid (1939)
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Roy is a Confederate officer stationed in Missouri during the Civil War. He must put an end to outlaw gangs working under the pretense of service to the Confederacy. (61 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kane
 
56.
The Proud and Damned (1972)
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A group of five Confederate mercenaries led by Sergeant Will Hansen must choose sides carefully in a... (92 mins.)
Director: Ferde Grofe Jr.
 
57.
The American Civil War (1965 Documentary)
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(240 mins.)
Director: Buddy Bregman
 
58.
Brother Against Brother: The American Civil War (2001 Documentary)
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From the first shots at Fort Sumpter, to the emotional Confederate surrender at Appomattox Court House... (50 mins.)
 
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Civil War Combat: The Tragedy at Cold Harbor (1999 TV Movie)
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Director: David de Vries
 
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Civil War Combat: The Battle of Fredericksburg (2003 TV Movie)
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(45 mins.)
Director: Robert M. Wise