S.XIX and S.XX Movies

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1.
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.)
 
3.
Simón Bolívar (1969)
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During 1817-1823 the people of Venezuela fought for independence against the Spanish colonial army. General Boliviar tries to unify the rebel parties... (106 mins.)
 
4.
The Liberator (2013)
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Simon Bolivar fought over 100 battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. He rode over 70,000 miles on horseback. His military campaigns covered twice the territory of Alexander the Great. His army never conquered -- it liberated. (119 mins.)
Director: Alberto Arvelo
 
5.
Goya's Ghosts (2006)
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Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk. (113 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
 
6.
Goya in Bordeaux (1999)
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Francisco Goya (1746-1828), deaf and ill, lives the last years of his life in voluntary exile in Bordeaux... (100 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
7.
Miranda (2009)
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8.
Manuela Sáenz (2000)
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In 1856, a whaler arrives in Paita, Peru; on board is Herman Melville, who is astonished to learn that Manuela Sáenz... (97 mins.)
Director: Diego Rísquez
 
9.
Taita Boves (2010)
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TAITA BOVES chronicles a thirst for revenge that devastated a country. It tells the true story of Jose Tomás Boves... (100 mins.)
 
10.
Zamora (2011)
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Shot on location in Zanzibar, the story revolves around Zamora, a well traveled Zanzibar painter/womanizer on a voyage of self discovery... (95 mins.)
Director: Shams Bhanji
 
11.
San Martín: El cruce de Los Andes (2011)
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The story follows a 15-year-old Manuel Corvalán, who decides to leave his upper-class family and be disinherited by his father to join the newly formed Army of the Andes, commanded by the General José de San Martín. (90 mins.)
Director: Leandro Ipiña
 
12.
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. (128 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
13.
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.)
 
14.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
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The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
15.
Lawrence of Arabia (1935)
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Director: Ronald Haines
 
16.
Apache (1954)
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Refusing to let himself be re-settled on a Florida reservation, Massai, an Apache warrior, escapes his captors and returns to his homeland to become a peaceful farmer. (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
17.
Cry for Me, Billy (1972)
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Drifter falls in love with Indian girl, with tragic results. (93 mins.)
 
18.
Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer (1956)
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Daniel Boone leads settlers into Kentucky, but must battle Shawnee Indians who have been persuaded by a French renegade that Boone and the settlers are there to kill them and steal their land. (76 mins.)
 
19.
100 Rifles (1969)
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In 1912 Sonora, Mexico, native revolutionary Yaqui Joe robs a bank to buy arms for his oppressed people, but finds himself sought by an American lawman and the Mexican Army. (110 mins.)
Director: Tom Gries
 
20.
The Illusionist (2006)
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In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing. (110 mins.)
Director: Neil Burger
 
21.
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
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A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend", escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge. (131 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
 
22.
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
 
23.
The Duellists (1977)
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A small feud between two Napoleonic officers evolves into a decades-long series of duels. (100 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
24.
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
 
25.
The Prestige (2006)
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After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other. (130 mins.)
 
26.
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
 
27.
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
 
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.
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.)
 
30.
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 Axis invasion of the UK. (132 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
 
31.
12 Years a Slave (2013)
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In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. (134 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
 
32.
Flyboys (2006)
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The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots. (140 mins.)
Director: Tony Bill
 
33.
Open Range (2003)
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A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman. (139 mins.)
Director: Kevin Costner
 
34.
Fall of Eagles (1974 Mini-Series)
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British drama about the collapse of three great European dynasties, the Romanovs, the Habsburgs, and the Hohenzollerns. (50 mins.)
Director: Stuart Burge
 
35.
Ludwig (1973)
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The reign of the tormented Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from 1864 to 1886. (238 mins.)
 
36.
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
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A bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter begin a hunt for two lions after they start attacking local construction workers. (110 mins.)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
 
38.
In the Wake of the Bounty (1933)
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The true story of HMS Bounty. Plus documentary (66 mins.)
Director: Charles Chauvel
 
39.
The Dawn Patrol (1938)
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British flying aces in World War I contend with the harsh realities of war. (103 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
 
40.
Dodge City (1939)
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A Texas cattle agent witnesses first hand, the brutal lawlessness of Dodge City and takes the job of sheriff to clean the town up. (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
41.
The Buccaneer (1958)
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During the war of 1812, Louisiana buccaneer Jean Lafitte assists the Americans in defending New Orleans against the attacking British war fleet. (119 mins.)
Director: Anthony Quinn