The 20th Century on the Screen

The big events of the twentieth century and a few movies that just serve as time capsules.
Mostly feature films with a few TV movies to fill in the blanks.
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1.
55 Days at Peking (1963)
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During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China, U.S. Marine Major Matt Lewis, aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson, devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives. (154 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
“ 1900 ” - joe_538
 
2.
Tom Horn (1980)
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A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for... (98 mins.)
Director: William Wiard
“ November 1903 ” - joe_538
 
3.
The Winds of Kitty Hawk (1978 TV Movie)
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A beautifully photographed story that gives insight into the lives and accomplishments of the Wright brothers and the period in which they lived. (98 mins.)
Director: E.W. Swackhamer
“ 1903 ” - joe_538
 
4.
The Reivers (1969)
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In turn-of-the-century Mississippi, an 11-year-old boy comes of age as two mischievous adult friends talk him into sneaking the family car out for a trip to Memphis and a series of adventures. (112 mins.)
Director: Mark Rydell
“ 1904 ” - joe_538
 
5.
San Francisco (1936)
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A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco. (115 mins.)
“ 4-18-1906 ” - joe_538
 
6.
Ragtime (1981)
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A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City. (155 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
“ 1906 ” - joe_538
 
7.
Young Winston (1972)
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This historical drama is an account of the early life of the future British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Simon Ward)... (157 mins.)
 
8.
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.)
“ Gandhi spans quite a few years ” - joe_538
 
9.
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
“ - 1909 ” - joe_538
 
10.
The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal (1979 TV Movie)
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The story of a fire in the Triangle Shirt Mfg. Co. building in New York City in 1911 that resulted in the deaths of 146 employees... (120 mins.)
Director: Mel Stuart
“ 3-25-1911 ” - joe_538
 
11.
Scott of the Antarctic (1948)
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The true story of the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott and his ill-fated expedition to try to be the first man to discover the South Pole... (111 mins.)
Director: Charles Frend
“ Early 1912 ” - joe_538
 
12.
A Night to Remember (1958)
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An account of the ill-fated maiden voyage of RMS Titanic in 1912. (123 mins.)
Director: Roy Baker
“ 4-15-1912 ” - joe_538
 
13.
Nickelodeon (1976)
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This homage to the childhood days of the motion pictures starts in 1910, when the young attorney Leo... (121 mins.)
 
14.
Shackleton (2002 TV Series)
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The true story of Shackleton's 1914 Endurance expedition to the the South Pole and his epic struggle to lead his 28 man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice. (206 mins.)
“ 1914 ” - joe_538
 
15.
Ford: The Man and the Machine (1987 TV Movie)
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The life of Henry Ford, and how he changed America while keeping his family together. (200 mins.)
Director: Allan Eastman
 
16.
Wilson (1944)
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A chronicle of the political career of US President Woodrow Wilson. (154 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
17.
Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
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Tsar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family. (183 mins.)
“ 1915 - July 1918 ” - joe_538
 
18.
12 Days of Terror (2004 TV Movie)
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For 12 days in July, 1916, a shark patrolled the waterways of northern New Jersey. This docudrama is based on Richard Fernicola's account of those days. (86 mins.)
Director: Jack Sholder
“ July 1 - 12, 1916 ” - joe_538
 
19.
Mata Hari (1931)
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A semi-fictionalized account of the life of Mata Hari, an exotic dancer who was accused of spying for Germany during World War I. (89 mins.)
 
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
“ 1917 ” - joe_538
 
21.
The Lighthorsemen (1987)
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In 1917 when the British forces are bogged down in front of the Turkish and German lines in Palestine they rely on the Australian light horse regiment to break the deadlock. (131 mins.)
Director: Simon Wincer
“ 1917 ” - joe_538
 
22.
Von Richthofen and Brown (1971)
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The story of Manfred von Richthofen, the German air ace during World War I and his struggle with the enemy aces and some jealous German officers. (97 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
“ Fall of 1917 - April 1918 ” - joe_538
 
23.
Sergeant York (1941)
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A hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero. (134 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ October 8, 1918 (When he killed 36 German soldiers and captured 132) ” - joe_538
 
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
“ 1919 ” - joe_538
 
25.
The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
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Against the backdrop of the Irish War of Independence, two brothers fight a guerrilla war against British forces. (127 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
“ 1920 ” - joe_538
 
26.
The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (1980 TV Movie)
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After an archeological expedition discovers the tomb of the Egyptian king Tutankhamen, many of the scientists, engineers and workmen begin mysteriously dying off. (98 mins.)
Director: Philip Leacock
“ 1922 ” - joe_538
 
27.
Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986 TV Movie)
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Story of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be Anastasia Romanov, the only "surviving" child of the last Czar and Czarina of Russia. (200 mins.)
“ 1923 ("Anna" surfaces.) ” - joe_538
 
28.
Chariots of Fire (1981)
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Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics. (125 mins.)
Director: Hugh Hudson
“ 1924 ” - joe_538
 
29.
For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)
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A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929); a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government. (145 mins.)
Director: Dean Wright
“ 1926 - 1929 ” - joe_538
 
30.
The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)
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Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing. (135 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ 1927 ” - joe_538
 
31.
The Red Tent (1969)
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Torn by personal guilt Italian General Umberto Nobile reminisces about his 1928 failed Arctic expedition aboard the airship Italia. (158 mins.)
“ May 1928 ” - joe_538
 
32.
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)
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Al Capone's Valentine Day surprise for the rival Bugs Moran gang in 1929 Chicago. (100 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
“ February 1929 ” - joe_538
 
33.
The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (1976 TV Movie)
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Fact-based story of the kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh Jr., son and namesake of the famed pilot, and ensuing trial of accused and convicted killer, Bruno Hauptmann. (148 mins.)
Director: Buzz Kulik
“ 1932 ” - joe_538
 
34.
The Untouchables (1987)
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Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team. (119 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ 1933 ” - joe_538
 
35.
Dillinger (1973)
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John Dillinger and his gang go on a bank robbing spree across the midwest, but one G-Man is determined to bring him down. (107 mins.)
Director: John Milius
“ 1934 ” - joe_538
 
36.
Bound for Glory (1976)
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The early life of Woody Guthrie as a vagabond folk singer. (147 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
37.
The King's Speech (2010)
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The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. (118 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
 
38.
The Hindenburg (1975)
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A film that chronicles the events of the Hindenburg disaster in which a zeppelin burst into flames. (125 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ 1937 ” - joe_538
 
39.
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
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During the Spanish Civil War, an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge. (170 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
“ 1937 (Spanish Civil War) ” - joe_538
 
40.
The Flowers of War (2011)
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A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety. (146 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
“ December 1937 ” - joe_538
 
41.
The Night That Panicked America (1975 TV Movie)
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A dramatization of the Oct. 30, 1938 mass panic that Orson Welles' radio play, "The War of the Worlds" accidentally provoked. (92 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
“ October 1938 ” - joe_538
 
42.
The Benny Goodman Story (1956)
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Bio of swing band leader 'Benny Goodman' from age 10 (1919) to his landmark Carnegie Hall band concert in 1938... (116 mins.)
“ 1938 ” - joe_538
 
43.
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
“ Summer of 1940 ” - joe_538
 
44.
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
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A dramatization of the Japanese attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen. (144 mins.)
“ December 7, 1941 ” - joe_538
 
45.
Wake Island (1942)
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December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base. (87 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
“ December 7 - 23, 1941 ” - joe_538
 
46.
Midway (1976)
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A dramatization of the battle that was heralded as the turning point of the Pacific Theatre of World War II. (132 mins.)
Director: Jack Smight
“ June 4 - 7, 1942 ” - joe_538
 
47.
The Only Way (1970)
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A Jewish family try to escape from Denmark in October 1943 during the German occupation. (86 mins.)
“ 1943 ” - joe_538
 
48.
Since You Went Away (1944)
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While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger... (177 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
“ 1944 ” - joe_538
 
49.
The Longest Day (1962)
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The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view. (178 mins.)
“ June 4, 1944 ” - joe_538
 
50.
Battle of the Bulge (1965)
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A dramatization of Nazi Germany's final Western Front counterattack of World War II. (167 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
 
51.
Silent Night (2002 TV Movie)
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Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front... (100 mins.)
Director: Rodney Gibbons
“ December 1944 ” - joe_538
 
52.
Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)
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A dramatization based on eye witness accounts of Hitler's final days in an underground bunker, his military henchmen, and his stormy relationship with Eva Braun. (108 mins.)
“ 1945 ” - joe_538
 
53.
Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (1991 TV Movie)
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True story of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, its crew's struggle to survive the sharks and exposure, and the captain's scape-goat court-martial. (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Iscove
“ 1945 ” - joe_538
 
54.
Hiroshima (1995 TV Movie)
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The grisly events leading to the first attack with a nuclear weapon. (190 mins.)
“ 1945 ” - joe_538
 
55.
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
 
56.
42 (2013)
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The story of Jackie Robinson from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. (128 mins.)
Director: Brian Helgeland
“ 1947 ” - joe_538
 
57.
Earth (1998)
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It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl bears witnesses to tragedy as her ayah is caught between the love of two men and the rising tide of political and religious violence. (110 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
“ 1947 ” - joe_538
 
58.
Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)
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An American Army officer is recruited by Jews in Palestine to help them form an army. The surrounding... (146 mins.)
“ 1948 ” - joe_538
 
59.
Something of Value (1957)
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Even though Peter and Kimani grow up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently... (113 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
“ 1952 (Mau Mau Rebellion) ” - joe_538
 
60.
Pork Chop Hill (1959)
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During the Korean War peace talks, U.S. troops fight to retake a hill from the Communist Chinese forces. (97 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
“ April 1953 ” - joe_538
 
61.
Blackboard Jungle (1955)
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A new English teacher at a violent, unruly inner-city school is determined to do his job, despite resistance from both students and faculty. (101 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
“ 1955 ” - joe_538
 
62.
The Rosa Parks Story (2002 TV Movie)
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A seamstress recalls events leading to her act of peaceful defiance that prompted the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama. (97 mins.)
Director: Julie Dash
“ 12-1-1955 (Wouldn't give up her seat) ” - joe_538
 
63.
Che: Part One (2008)
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In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista. (134 mins.)
“ 1956 ” - joe_538
 
64.
Quiz Show (1994)
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A young lawyer, Richard Goodwin, investigates a potentially fixed game show. Charles Van Doren, a big time show winner, is under Goodwin's investigation. (133 mins.)
Director: Robert Redford
“ 1957 ” - joe_538
 
65.
No Down Payment (1957)
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The marital difficulties of four couples living in a southern California housing development become intertwined... (105 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
“ 1957 ” - joe_538
 
66.
The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
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The story of the life and career of the early rock and roll singer, from his meteoric rise to stardom, to his marriage and untimely death. (114 mins.)
Director: Steve Rash
“ 1957 - 1959 ” - joe_538
 
67.
Cuban Rebel Girls (1959)
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Errol Flynn , playing himself as a war correspondent, helps Fidel Castro overthrow Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista . The film was shot, with Castro's cooperation, while he was still fighting Batista. (68 mins.)
Director: Barry Mahon
“ 1959 ” - joe_538
 
68.
The Kennedys (2011 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The triumphs and tragedies of the most popular political family in American history. (346 mins.)
 
69.
X-15 (1961)
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During the Cold War in the 1960s the U.S.A.F.and NASA tested the experimental rocket-powered aircraft X-15 that set altitude and speed records and reached the edge of outer space. (107 mins.)
“ 1961 ” - joe_538
 
70.
61* (2001 TV Movie)
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Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle race to break Babe Ruth's single-season home run record. (129 mins.)
Director: Billy Crystal
“ 1961 ” - joe_538
 
71.
American Graffiti (1973)
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A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college. (110 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ 1962 ” - joe_538
 
72.
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
“ 1962 ” - joe_538
 
73.
I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)
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Six girls from New Jersey run off to go to a Beatles concert to meet their idols, despite not having tickets. Along the way, they learn new things about friendship and growing up. (104 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ 2-9-1964 ” - joe_538
 
74.
Mississippi Burning (1988)
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Two FBI agents with wildly different styles arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists. (128 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
“ 1964 ” - joe_538
 
75.
Ali (2001)
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A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974. (157 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
“ 1964 - ” - joe_538
 
76.
We Were Soldiers (2002)
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The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it. (138 mins.)
Director: Randall Wallace
“ 1965 ” - joe_538
 
77.
The Love-Ins (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
A college professor resigns in protest to the dismissal of student underground newspaper workers and later joins their "hippie movement" and becomes their "Messiah." (91 mins.)
Director: Arthur Dreifuss
“ 1967 ” - joe_538
 
78.
The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
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The story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years rebuilding a 1920 Indian motorcycle, which helped him set the land speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967. (127 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
“ 1967 ” - joe_538
 
79.
Che: Part Two (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1967, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara leads a small partisan army to fight an ill-fated revolutionary guerrilla war in Bolivia, South America. (135 mins.)
“ 1967 ” - joe_538
 
80.
Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them. (129 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
“ Mid - Late Sixties ” - joe_538
 
81.
Memphis (????)
A look at the final days surrounding Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in April 1968.
Director: Paul Greengrass
“ April 1968 ” - joe_538
 
82.
Bobby (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The story of the assassination of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy who was shot in the early morning hours of June 5, 1968 in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, and 22 people in the hotel whose lives were never the same. (117 mins.)
Director: Emilio Estevez
“ 6-5-1968 ” - joe_538
 
83.
From the Earth to the Moon (1998 Mini-Series)
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Dramatized portrayal of the Apollo manned space program. (60 mins.)
“ July 20, 1969 (Moon Landing) ” - joe_538
 
84.
Woodstock (1970 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The film chronicle of the legendary 1969 music festival. (184 mins.)
“ 1969 ” - joe_538
 
85.
Awakenings (1990)
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The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them. (121 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
“ 1969 ” - joe_538
 
86.
Helter Skelter (1976 TV Movie)
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The investigation and trial of the horrific Tate-LaBianca mass murders orchestrated by the psychotic pseudo-hippie cult leader, Charles Manson. (119 mins.)
Director: Tom Gries
“ 1969 ” - joe_538
 
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
“ 1970 ” - joe_538
 
88.
Bloody Sunday (2002)
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A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972. (107 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
“ January 1972 ” - joe_538
 
89.
Munich (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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.)
“ 1972 ” - joe_538
 
90.
All the President's Men (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
"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
“ 1974 ” - joe_538
 
91.
Drive-In (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The adventures of a group of teenagers at a drive-in theatre in Texas one weekend night. (96 mins.)
Director: Rod Amateau
“ 1976 ” - joe_538
 
92.
Raid on Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
True story of a daring Israeli commando assault on the Entebbe Airport in Uganda to free hostages of a terrorist hijacking. (145 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
“ 1976 ” - joe_538
 
93.
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
“ 1970's ” - joe_538
 
94.
Argo (2012)
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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. (120 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
“ 1980 ” - joe_538
 
95.
Salvador (1986)
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An American photojournalist gets caught in a political struggle at El Salvador in 1980. (122 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ 1980 ” - joe_538
 
96.
Miracle (2004)
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Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks (Russell), the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad. (135 mins.)
Director: Gavin O'Connor
“ 1980 ” - joe_538
 
97.
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
“ 1981 (Don't let the kids base their homework off this) ” - joe_538
 
98.
Some Mother's Son (1996)
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Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands... (112 mins.)
Director: Terry George
“ 1981 ” - joe_538
 
99.
Charles & Diana: A Royal Love Story (1982 TV Movie)
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Dramatization of the romance and July 1981 wedding of Great Britan's Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. (100 mins.)
Director: James Goldstone
“ 1981 ” - joe_538
 
100.
Waltz with Bashir (2008 Documentary)
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An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict. (90 mins.)
Director: Ari Folman
“ 1982 ” - joe_538