Historical/Political

The best in terms of Docudramas, Documentaries, Biopics, election films,etc.
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1.
The Final Days (1989 TV Movie)
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Based on the acclaimed book written by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, The Final Days chronicles president... (150 mins.)
Director: Richard Pearce
 
2.
Frost/Nixon (2008)
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A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon. (122 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
3.
The Special Relationship (2010 TV Movie)
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A dramatization that traces former U.K. prime minister Tony Blair's relationships with Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. (93 mins.)
 
4.
The Deal (2003 TV Movie)
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Follows the rise to power of Tony Blair, and his friendship and rivalry with his contemporary, Gordon Brown. (90 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
5.
The Queen (2006)
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After the death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted. (103 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
6.
Thirteen Days (2000)
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A dramatization of the Kennedy administration's struggle to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962. (145 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
 
7.
Path to War (2002 TV Movie)
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In the mid-1960s, President Johnson and his foreign-policy team debate the decision to withdraw from or escalate the war in Vietnam. (165 mins.)
 
8.
The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power (1992 Mini-Series)
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The globe-spanning story of the oil industry from the first strikes of the 19th century through the Gulf War. The industry's colorful characters and oil's key role in 20th century history are brought to life by participants and historians.
 
9.
The Madness of King George (1994)
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A meditation on power and the metaphor of the body of state, based on the real episode of dementia experienced... (104 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Hytner
 
10.
The Young Victoria (2009)
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A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert. (105 mins.)
 
11.
Mrs Brown (1997)
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Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown... (105 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
12.
Too Big to Fail (2011 TV Movie)
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Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. (99 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
 
13.
Recount (2008 TV Movie)
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A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida. (116 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
 
14.
American Experience (1988 TV Series)
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history. (60 mins.)
 
15.
When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (2008 Mini-Series)
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Narrated by award-winning actor Gary Sinise, WHEN WE LEFT EARTH is the incredible story of humankind's greatest adventure...
 
16.
Citizen Kane (1941)
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
17.
Rhodes (1996 Mini-Series)
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The story of the British 19th-century businessman who became the wealthiest man in the Western world and founded the nation Rhodesia.
 
18.
Zulu (1964)
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Outnumbered British soldiers do battle with Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift. (138 mins.)
Director: Cy Endfield
 
19.
Zulu Dawn (1979)
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A dramatization of the Battle of Isandlwana, where the British Army met its match against the Zulu nation. (117 mins.)
Director: Douglas Hickox
 
20.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
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The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
21.
Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story (2003 TV Movie)
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Biographic movie of the witty, overachieving, hot-tempered Rudy Giuliani, spaning from his rising days... (120 mins.)
Director: Robert Dornhelm
 
22.
1776 (1972)
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A musical retelling of the American Revolution's political struggle in the Continental Congress to declare independence. (141 mins.)
Director: Peter H. Hunt
 
23.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
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Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close. (110 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
 
24.
Eight Men Out (1988)
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A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series. (119 mins.)
Director: John Sayles
 
25.
Gandhi (1982)
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Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed. (191 mins.)
 
26.
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
 
27.
Amadeus (1984)
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The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum. (160 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
 
28.
Battle of Britain (1969)
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In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle to prevent the Luftwaffe from gaining air superiority over the English Channel as a prelude to a possible German invasion of the UK. (132 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
 
29.
Amistad (1997)
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About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt. (155 mins.)
 
30.
The Gathering Storm (2002 TV Movie)
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A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives. (96 mins.)
 
31.
Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years (1981 Mini-Series)
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The story of Winston Churchill's life between 1929, when he lost his cabinet position, and 1939, when he joined Great Britain's War Cabinet - a period he described as the most difficult in his life. (60 mins.)
 
32.
Into the Storm (2009 TV Movie)
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Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm, Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister's life and career at the end of WWII. (99 mins.)
 
33.
The Battle of Algiers (1966)
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In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government. (121 mins.)
 
34.
Election 2000 (2001 Documentary)
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35.
Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
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This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built. (127 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
36.
The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2008 Documentary)
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J. Robert Oppenheimer was a national hero, the brilliant scientist who during WWII led the scientific team that created the atomic bomb... (109 mins.)
Director: David Grubin
 
37.
The Last Emperor (1987)
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The story of the final Emperor of China. (163 mins.)
 
38.
Pole to Pole (1992 Mini-Series)
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Michael Palin undertakes a journey by the most direct route possible with the most land to cross from the North Pole to the South Pole. (50 mins.)
 
39.
Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Bush's War: Part I (2008)
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Frontline examines the war in Iraq and offers an inside look at a number controversies surrounding the war including September 11, al-Qaida, Guantanamo, Abu Ghraid, WMDs, and Fallujah. (60 mins.)
 
40.
Invictus (2009)
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Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup. (134 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
41.
Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995 TV Movie)
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A look at the life and career of controversial Louisiana governor Huey Long, whose nickname was "The Kingfish." (100 mins.)
Director: Thomas Schlamme
 
42.
Nixon (1995)
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A biographical story of former U.S. president Richard Milhous Nixon, from his days as a young boy to his eventual presidency which ended in shame. (192 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
43.
George Wallace (1997 TV Movie)
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Following Alabama governor George Wallace through segregation, presidential elections, an assassination attempt and personal trauma. (178 mins.)
 
44.
George Wallace: Settin' the Woods on Fire (2000 Documentary)
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(167 mins.)
 
45.
Bob Roberts (1992)
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A right-wing folk singer becomes a corrupt politician and runs a crooked election campaign. Only one independent muck-raking reporter is trying to stop him. (102 mins.)
Director: Tim Robbins
 
46.
Leatherheads (2008)
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In 1925, an enterprising pro football player convinces America's too-good-to-be-true college football hero to play for his team and keep the league from going under. (114 mins.)
Director: George Clooney
 
47.
Huey Long (1985 Documentary)
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Ken Burns' portrait of Louisiana governor/U.S. senator Huey Long. (88 mins.)
Director: Ken Burns
 
48.
Truman (1995 TV Movie)
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Biographical account of America's President for the latter part of WWII. Shows Truman's rise from small-town nobody to leader of the USA... (135 mins.)
Director: Frank Pierson
 
49.
American Experience (1988 TV Series)
Episode: MacArthur (1999)
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Biography of U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur. (60 mins.)
 
50.
MacArthur (1977)
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The story of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander during World War II and United Nations Commander for the Korean War... (130 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
51.
Inherit the Wind (1960)
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Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution. (128 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
 
52.
The Day Reagan Was Shot (2001 TV Movie)
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The 10th of March,1981, the delusional John Hinckley Jr. tries to kill president Ronald Reagan. His life hangs on a thin thread at the hospital... (98 mins.)
Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh
 
54.
Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
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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. (102 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
55.
Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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The true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda. (121 mins.)
Director: Terry George
 
56.
Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Ghosts of Rwanda (2004)
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Investigative journalist documentaries. (60 mins.)
 
58.
Far and Away (1992)
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A young man leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter after some trouble with her father, and they... (140 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
59.
Michael Collins (1996)
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Neil Jordan's historical biopic of Irish revolutionary Michael Collins, the man who led a guerrilla war against the UK, helped negotiate the creation of the Irish Free State, and led the National Army during the Irish Civil War. (133 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
60.
Vietnam: A Television History (1983 TV Series)
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(660 mins.)
 
61.
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005 Documentary)
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A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall. (110 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
62.
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
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A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. (116 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
63.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
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During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe. (153 mins.)
Director: Francis Coppola
 
64.
The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
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Two British soldiers in India decide to resign from the Army and set themselves up as deities in Kafiristan--a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander. (129 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
65.
Reagan (2011 Documentary)
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Reagan examines the enigmatic career of one of the revered architects of the modern world - icon, screen star, and two-term president Ronald Reagan. (105 mins.)
Director: Eugene Jarecki
 
66.
The Ascent of Money (2008 Documentary)
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Niall Ferguson takes us on a historical adventure through the ascent of money, applying fact and opinion throughout.
Director: Adrian Pennick
 
67.
Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash (1992 TV Special)
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(120 mins.)
Director: Dave Wilson
 
68.
Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash 2000 (2000 TV Special)
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Saturday Night Live salutes the fearless leaders of our country will these sketches of America's political elite...
 
69.
Primary Colors (1998)
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A man joins the political campaign of a smooth-operator candidate for president of the USA. (143 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
70.
Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing. (1997 TV Movie)
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The incredible story of the events leading up to the bombing of the World Trade Center in New York and the capture of the terrorists... (91 mins.)
 
71.
The Path to 9/11 (2006 Mini-Series)
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A television mini-series on the events leading up to the US terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. (240 mins.)
 
72.
Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story (2008 Documentary)
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The Murrow, Polk, and IDA Award-winning documentary Boogie Man is about Lee Atwater, a blues-playing... (86 mins.)
Director: Stefan Forbes
 
73.
The Last King of Scotland (2006)
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Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970's. (121 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
74.
Munich (2005)
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Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day. (164 mins.)
 
75.
Henry V (1989)
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In the midst of the Hundred Years' War in 1415, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France. (137 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
 
76.
United 93 (2006)
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A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September eleventh, 2001, that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot. (111 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
 
77.
Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950 TV Series)
Episode: Nightmare in Red (1955)
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Documentary dramas - plays that were based on true stories, were the forte of Armstrong Circle Theater. Many movie actors and actresses got their start here. (60 mins.)
Director: John Fitchen
 
78.
The Beatles Anthology (1995 Mini-Series)
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An autobiographical documentary of the greatest of the rock bands. (600 mins.)
 
79.
Journeys with George (2002 Documentary)
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A documentary about George W Bush's 2000 campaign for the White House. (79 mins.)
 
80.
American Experience (1988 TV Series)
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history. (60 mins.)
 
81.
The Right Stuff (1983)
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The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program. (193 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
 
82.
Mr. Conservative: Goldwater on Goldwater (2006 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Julie Anderson
 
83.
The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003 Documentary)
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The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara. (107 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
84.
Peter Jennings Reporting: The Kennedy Assassination - Beyond Conspiracy (2003 Documentary)
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Forty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, more than 80% of Americans still believe that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone. This documentary attempts to separate fact from conspiracy theories to get to the truth. (86 mins.)
Director: Mark Obenhaus
 
85.
See Arnold Run (2005 TV Movie)
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A look at the life of Arnold Schwarzenegger, from his early days as a body builder up until his successful campaign for governor of California. (90 mins.)
Director: James B. Rogers
 
86.
How Arnold Won the West (2004 Documentary)
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How Arnold went from Terminator to Governator. (80 mins.)
Director: Alex Cooke
 
87.
Apollo 13 (1995)
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NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy. (140 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
88.
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
 
89.
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
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Woodrow is discharged from the military for hay fever, but fabricates receiving an heroic honorable discharge before returning home. (101 mins.)
Director: Preston Sturges
 
90.
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
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The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution. (197 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
91.
DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003 TV Movie)
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This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts. (128 mins.)
 
92.
World Trade Center (2006)
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Two Port Authority police officers become trapped under the rubble of the World Trade Center. (129 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
93.
Black Hawk Down (2001)
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123 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis. (144 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
94.
The Four Feathers (2002)
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A British officer resigns his post just before battle and subsequently receives four white feathers from his friends and fiancee as symbols of what they believe to be his cowardice. (132 mins.)
Director: Shekhar Kapur
 
95.
Khartoum (1966)
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In the Sudan, in 1884-85, Egyptian forces led by a British general defend Khartoum against an invading Muslim army led by a religious fanatic, the Mahdi. (134 mins.)
 
96.
The Candidate (1972)
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Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment. (110 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
 
97.
The Iron Lady (2011)
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An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene. (105 mins.)
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
 
98.
The Ides of March (2011)
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An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. (101 mins.)
Director: George Clooney
 
99.
All the President's Men (1976)
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"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation. (138 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Pakula
 
100.
American Experience (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Nixon: Part I (1990)
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Richard M. Nixon was one of American history's most powerful figures. Recalling events etched in U.S... (60 mins.)