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1.
Napoleon (1927)
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A film about the French Field Marshal's youth and early military career. (240 mins.)
Director: Abel Gance
 
2.
General Suvorov (1941)
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Primarily a biographical documentary about the military career of Alexander Vasilvich Suvorov, who was... (104 mins.)
 
3.
That Hamilton Woman (1941)
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The story of courtesan and dance-hall girl Emma Hamilton, including her relationships with Sir William Hamilton and Admiral Horatio Nelson and her rise and fall, set during the Napoleonic Wars. (128 mins.)
Director: Alexander Korda
 
4.
1812 (1944)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Vladimir Petrov
 
5.
Kolberg (1945)
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During Napoleon's victorious campaign in Germany, the city of Kolberg gets isolated from the retreating Prussian forces... (111 mins.)
Director: Veit Harlan
 
6.
Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)
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During the Napoleonic wars, a British naval captain has adventures in Central American waters. (117 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
7.
Attack from the Sea (1953)
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The historical and biographic movie about the glorified Russian naval commander Ushakov. France begins aggressive wars... (94 mins.)
Director: Mikhail Romm
 
8.
Napoleon (1955)
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From 1769 to 1821, Napoléon Bonaparte's life, loves and exceptional destiny but as seen through the eyes of Talleyrand, the cynic and ironic politician, who once was the Emperor of France's Minister of Foreign Affairs. (182 mins.)
Director: Sacha Guitry
 
9.
War and Peace (1956)
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Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families. (208 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
10.
The Pride and the Passion (1957)
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The story in this movie deals with the perseverance of Spaniards to take back their country from the... (132 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
 
11.
The Buccaneer (1958)
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During the War of 1812 against the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland: General Andrew Jackson... (119 mins.)
Director: Anthony Quinn
 
12.
The Battle of Austerlitz (1960)
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Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career... (166 mins.)
Director: Abel Gance
 
13.
Damn the Defiant! (1962)
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On the H.M.S. Defiant, during the French Revolutionary Wars, fair Captain Crawford is locked in a battle of wills against his cruel second-in-command Lt. Scott-Paget whose heavy-handed command style pushes the crew to mutiny. (101 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
 
14.
The Ashes (1965)
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Set in the time of Napoleon wars, shows how the wars swept over the unfortunate Polish country at the beginning of the XIX-th century... (234 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
 
15.
Eine Handvoll Helden (1967)
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A handful of Prussian soldiers defend a strategic outpost, against rushing Frenchmen. Goal is to hold up the Frenchmen as long as possible, to save time for regular forces to retreat. (94 mins.)
Director: Fritz Umgelter
 
16.
War and Peace (1966)
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A Russian Prince experiences battle against Napoleon and a troubled relationship with his father and wife... (427 mins.)
 
17.
Waterloo (1970)
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Facing the decline of everything he has worked to obtain, conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte and his army confront the British at the Battle of Waterloo. (134 mins.)
 
18.
The Duellists (1977)
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A duel between two feuding Napoleonic officers eventually evolves into a decades-long series of duels, after each bout - for various reasons - ends unresolved. (100 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
19.
The Prince of Homburg (1997)
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The Prince of Homburg, disobeys orders and leads a cavalry charge in battle against the Swedes, which leads to victory... (89 mins.)
 
20.
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
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During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America. (138 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
21.
Bruc, the Manhunt (2010)
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1808. The Napoleonic Army suffers its first defeat at the hands of a single man: a drummer boy who used... (85 mins.)
Director: Daniel Benmayor
 
22.
1812. Ulanskaya ballada (2012)
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The Year is 1812. On the eve of the decisive battle of Borodino, Napoleon's secret agent steals a Russian battle plan... (98 mins.)
Director: Oleg Fesenko
 
23.
Lines of Wellington (2012)
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On September 27, 1810, the French troops commanded by Marshal Massena, were defeated in the Serra do... (151 mins.)
 
24.
War & Peace (1972 Mini-Series)
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Anthony Hopkins stars in this British adaption of Tolstoy's war and peace, an epic about Napoleon's invasion of Russia, as told through the eyes of five fictional Russian families. (890 mins.)
 
25.
I Remember Nelson (1982 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
26.
Sharpe's Rifles (1993 TV Movie)
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In the Peninsular War, a British sergeant is field promoted to a lieutenant in charge of a disrespectful rifle company. (102 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
27.
Sharpe's Eagle (1993 TV Movie)
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The South Essex regiment arrives in Spain,led by the cowardly,stupid Simmerson with his nephew Gibbons... (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
28.
Sharpe's Company (1994 TV Movie)
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Spain 1812. After Ciudad Rodrigo, Teresa tells Sharpe that they have a baby daughter. In Badajoz, the next siege target... (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
29.
Sharpe's Enemy (1994 TV Movie)
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Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women... (90 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
30.
Sharpe's Honour (1994 TV Movie)
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1813. Major Sharpe's old enemy, Major Ducos manipulates a beautiful young marquesa into falsely accusing Sharpe of rape... (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
31.
Sharpe's Gold (1995 TV Movie)
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Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband. (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
32.
Sharpe's Battle (1995 TV Movie)
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When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within. (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
33.
Sharpe's Sword (1995 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Sharpe is tasked to protect the most important spy in Lord Wellington's network, but domestic issues, a traumatized young girl, and possible French spies all threaten his success. (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
34.
Sharpe's Regiment (1996 TV Movie)
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Sharpe is horrified to be told that his regiment,the South Essex,is to be disbanded and discovers a... (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
35.
Sharpe's Siege (1996 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Jane and Sharpe are married in Spain but he must leave her stricken with the fever that is sweeping...
Director: Tom Clegg
 
36.
Sharpe's Mission (1996 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Sharpe is teamed with a Colonel he helped promote and they are tasked to destroy a powder magazine, but an alliance with the French may threaten their success. Meanwhile, Jane is wearying of the army life and Harper and Ramona are at odds. (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
37.
Sharpe's Revenge (1997 TV Movie)
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Sharpe is framed as the thief who stole Napolean's gold, and he must clear his name to avoid execution. Meanwhile, Jane - urged on by a friend - makes some questionable choices. (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
38.
Sharpe's Justice (1997 TV Movie)
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Returning to Yorkshire, Sharpe finds himself on the wrong side between corrupt employers and exploited workers. (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
39.
Sharpe's Waterloo (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell, "Sharpe's Waterloo" brings maverick British officer Lt. Col... (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
40.
Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998 TV Movie)
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Horatio Hornblower begins his naval career, but a deadly feud with a despicable mate is causing complications. (93 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
41.
Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship (1998 TV Movie)
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While Lt. Hornblower studies for his promotion examination, he is distracted by the serious supply problems that face his crew. (93 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
42.
Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (1999 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Lt. Hornblower and his crew are captured by the enemy while escorting a Duchess who has secrets of her own. (93 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
43.
Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (1999 TV Movie)
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Lt. Hornblower and his mates are sent to accompany a doomed royalist invasion of revolutionary France. (100 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
44.
Hornblower: Mutiny (2001 TV Movie)
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Hornblower and his comrades come under the command of a revered but obviously mentally unstable captain and eventually must mutiny. (240 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
45.
Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001 TV Movie)
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Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain. (98 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
46.
Napoléon (2002 Mini-Series)
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The year is 1816, and NAPOLEON, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl BETSY his life story... (380 mins.)
 
47.
Horatio Hornblower 3 (2003 TV Movie)
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Hornblower is given a dangerous mission to deliver an emigre French nobleman to a secret rendezvous near Brest while coping with enemy agents in his own ranks. (125 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
48.
Hornblower: Duty (2003 TV Movie)
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Admiral Pellew interrupts Hornblower's wedding reception and tasks him to locate a British ship which has disappeared off the French coast, where Napoleon's troops are engaged in covert activities. (96 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
49.
Sharpe's Challenge (2006 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan... (138 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
50.
Sharpe's Peril (2008 TV Movie)
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Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they... (102 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
51.
War & Peace (2016 Mini-Series)
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As the Russian conflict with Napoleon reaches its peak, five aristocratic families face the possibility of their lives being changed forever.
 
52.
Napoleon: Total War (2010 Video Game)
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Take control of the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and relive his legendary career, spanning from...
Director: Mike Simpson
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