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1.
Empire of the Sun (1987)
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A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II. (153 mins.)
 
2.
Emperor (2012)
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As the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II, General Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S. (105 mins.)
Director: Peter Webber
 
3.
Betty and Coretta (2013 TV Movie)
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The widows of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X and how they carry on as single mothers after the assassination of their husbands. (88 mins.)
Director: Yves Simoneau
 
4.
Freedom: A History of Us (2003 TV Series)
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A 16 episode mini-series of the History of America.
 
5.
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
 
6.
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.)
 
7.
Schindler's List (1993)
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In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans. (195 mins.)
 
8.
The Mission (1986)
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18th century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American Indian tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal. (125 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
9.
Masters of the Air (???? Mini-Series)
Five miles above the earth and deep behind enemy lines, eleven men inside a bomber known as the "Flying...
 
10.
Quest for Fire (1981)
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This story takes place in prehistoric time when three tribesmen search for a new fire source. (100 mins.)
 
11.
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
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The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues. (150 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
12.
Amistad (1997)
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In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free. (155 mins.)
 
13.
Glory (1989)
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Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates. (122 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
 
14.
Joyeux Noel (2005)
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In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life. (116 mins.)
 
15.
We the People (2014 Documentary)
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This powerful Giant Screen historical documentary is the story of America's founding documents and the people who wrote, shaped, and tested them. (44 mins.)
Director: Aimee Larrabee
 
16.
John Adams (2008 Mini-Series)
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The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years. (71 mins.)
 
17.
The Crossing (2000 TV Movie)
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A dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton. (89 mins.)
Director: Robert Harmon
 
18.
Roots (1977 Mini-Series)
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A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation. (570 mins.)
 
19.
Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor (2003 TV Movie)
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On the glorious battlefields of the American Revolution, two great generals distinguished themselves; George Washington and Benedict Arnold... (100 mins.)
Director: Mikael Salomon
 
20.
The Last Samurai (2003)
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An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle. (154 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
 
21.
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.)
 
22.
Paths of Glory (1957)
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After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them. (88 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
23.
Marco Polo (1982 Mini-Series)
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The life and experiences of the 13th-century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade. (504 mins.)
 
24.
Manhunt: The Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden (2013 Documentary)
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Filled with testimony and recollections from actual C.I.A. agents, this in-depth account reveals the remarkable true story of the pursuit of the world's most notorious terrorist, Osama bin Laden. (102 mins.)
Director: Greg Barker
Stars: Nada Bakos
 
25.
1066 (????)
October 14th, 1066 is the most famous date in English history. It is the year of two invasions of England...
Director: Robin Jacob
 
26.
The Patrol (2013)
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Written and directed by former soldier, Tom Petch, 'The Patrol' provides the antidote to the war action film. A psychological drama, the film explores the relationships between a group of British soldiers as they grow disillusioned with the Afghan war. (83 mins.)
Director: Tom Petch
 
27.
The Lady (2011)
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The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris. (132 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
28.
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.)
 
29.
Mystery!: Cadfael (1994 TV Series)
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A Crusader-turned-Monk uses his botanical knowledge to solve mysteries in the old Norman England town of Shrewsbury. (75 mins.)
 
30.
George Washington (1984 Mini-Series)
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The early life and career of the American General and President through his participation in the Revolutionary War. (480 mins.)
 
31.
Mary Silliman's War (1994 TV Movie)
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Mary Silliman's War is a unique, award-winning film on the American Revolution. (93 mins.)
Director: Stephen Surjik
 
32.
American Violet (2008)
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A single mother struggles to clear her name after being wrongly accused and arrested for dealing drugs in an impoverished town in Texas. (103 mins.)
Director: Tim Disney
 
33.
The Civil War (1990 Mini-Series)
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War. (680 mins.)
 
34.
The West (1996 TV Series)
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Stephen Ives' "The West" is a PBS 4-Video Series co-produced by Ken Burns: - "Death Runs Riot" 85 min. - "Fight No More Forever" 85 min. - "Ghost Dance" 58 min. - "The People" 82 min. (537 mins.)
Director: Stephen Ives
 
35.
Edison, the Man (1940)
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82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement. (107 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
36.
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.)
 
37.
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
 
38.
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
 
39.
The Missing Picture (2013 Documentary)
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Rithy Panh uses clay figures, archival footage, and his narration to recreate the atrocities Cambodia's Khmer Rouge committed between 1975 and 1979. (92 mins.)
Director: Rithy Panh
 
40.
The Great Battles of the Civil War (1994 Mini-Series)
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(540 mins.)
Director: Jay Wertz
 
41.
Lincoln (1992 TV Movie)
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Famous actors read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the Civil War. (240 mins.)
 
42.
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.)
 
43.
The Woods Are Still Green (2014)
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A story about a group of Austria-Hungarian soldiers in the 1st World War. They hold an artillery post in the mountains on the southern front to Italy... (107 mins.)
Director: Marko Nabersnik
 
44.
Field of Lost Shoes (2015)
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Based on a true story of the American Civil War, culminating at the Battle of New Market, May 1864.... (96 mins.)
Director: Sean McNamara
 
45.
Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997 Documentary)
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German-American Dieter Dengler discusses his service as an American naval pilot in the Vietnam War. Dengler also revisits the sites of his capture and eventual escape from the hands of the Vietcong, recreating many events for the camera. (80 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
46.
The First World War (2003 Mini-Series)
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A comprehensive survey of the history of World War I. (500 mins.)
 
47.
The Sixties (2013 Mini-Series)
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A ten-part documentary series focusing on the politics, music, technical advancements, drugs, and the "free love" movement of the 1960s. (60 mins.)
 
48.
When the Wind Blows (1986)
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A naive elderly British rural couple survive the initial onslaught of a nuclear war. (80 mins.)
 
49.
Threads (1984 TV Movie)
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Documentary-style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England, and the eventual long-term effects of nuclear war on civilization. (112 mins.)
Director: Mick Jackson
 
50.
Testament (1983)
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The life of a suburban American family is scarred after a nuclear attack. (90 mins.)
Director: Lynne Littman
 
51.
Sons of Liberty (2015 Mini-Series)
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The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America. Based on true stories. (270 mins.)
 
52.
Empires: The Roman Empire in the First Century (2001 TV Series)
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53.
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (2014 TV Series)
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A documentary that weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.
 
54.
TURN: Washington's Spies (2014 TV Series)
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Follows Long Island farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring... (60 mins.)
 
55.
Sergeant York (1941)
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A marksman is drafted in World War I and ends up becoming one of the most celebrated war heroes. (134 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
56.
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (2015 Documentary)
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This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years. (115 mins.)
Director: Stanley Nelson
 
57.
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
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Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people. (144 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
58.
Bridge of Spies (2015)
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During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers. (142 mins.)
 
59.
The Founder (2016)
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The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness. (115 mins.)
 
60.
LBJ (2016)
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The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House. (98 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
61.
The Missiles of October (1974 TV Movie)
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Based in part on Robert F. Kennedy's book, "Thirteen Days," this film profiles the Kennedy Administration's actions during the Cuban Missile Crisis. (150 mins.)
Director: Anthony Page
 
62.
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
 
63.
Hamburger Hill (1987)
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A very realistic interpretation of one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War. (110 mins.)
Director: John Irvin
 
64.
The War of 1812 (2011 Documentary)
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For two and a half years, Americans fought Against the British, Canadian colonists, and native nations... (120 mins.)
 
65.
The Adams Chronicles (1976 Mini-Series)
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Ambitious multipart PBS production that brings to life five generations of one of America's leading political and historical families... (50 mins.)
 
66.
Liberty! The American Revolution (1997 Mini-Series)
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Six-hour documentary on the American Revolution, from the passage of the Stamp Act (1765) through the... (360 mins.)
 
67.
37 Days (2014 Mini-Series)
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A TV mini-series that unveils the behind-closed-doors story of the final weeks before the outbreak of World War I. (60 mins.)
 
68.
Soldiers of Salamina (2003)
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When the professor and writer Lola Sánchez is assigned to write a column in the newspaper about the Spanish Civil War... (119 mins.)
Director: David Trueba
 
69.
Deutschland 83 (2015 TV Series)
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Martin Rauch is recruited by the HVA to infiltrate the West Germany army. As a rookie spy, his decisions constantly put his cover at risk and force his agency to take extreme measures. (42 mins.)
 
70.
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. (219 mins.)
 
71.
This Is England (2006)
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A young boy becomes friends with a gang of skinheads. Friends soon become like family, and relationships will be pushed to the very limit. (101 mins.)
Director: Shane Meadows
 
72.
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. (379 mins.)
 
73.
Weissensee (2010 TV Series)
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The lives of two families in East Berlin between 1980 and 1990 as the era of communist DDR slowly comes to an end. (50 mins.)
 
74.
Fail-Safe (1964)
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American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted? (112 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
75.
Guernica (2016)
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The fates of Henry - a cynical American correspondent who has lost his soul - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors and in charge of overseeing the news that journalists can send abroad, cross in Gernika. (110 mins.)
Director: Koldo Serra
 
76.
The Passing Bells (2014 Mini-Series)
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An epic historical drama spanning the five years of the First World War, as seen through the eyes of two ordinary young soldiers.
 
77.
Jackie (2016)
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Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy. (100 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
 
78.
Patriots Day (2016)
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The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible. (133 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
79.
Megan Leavey (2017)
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Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. (116 mins.)
 
80.
Cimarron (1931)
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A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century. (123 mins.)
 
81.
Ali and Nino (2016)
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Love story of a Muslim Azerbaijani boy and Christian Georgian girl in Baku from 1918 to 1920. (100 mins.)
Director: Asif Kapadia
 
82.
Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015)
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In the 80s, Aram, a young man from Marseille of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish ambassador's car in Paris... (134 mins.)
 
83.
A Farewell to Arms (1932)
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An American ambulance driver and an English nurse fall in love in Italy during World War I. (80 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
84.
Into the West (2005 Mini-Series)
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Tales from the American West in the 19th century, told from the perspective of two families, one of white settlers and one of Native Americans. (552 mins.)
 
85.
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
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A young Australian reporter tries to navigate the political turmoil of Indonesia during the rule of President Sukarno with the help of a diminutive photographer. (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
86.
The Young Karl Marx (2017)
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The early years of Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels and Jenny Marx, between Paris, Brussels and London. (118 mins.)
Director: Raoul Peck
 
87.
The Tunnel (2001)
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Based on a true story a group of East Berliners escaping to the West. Harry Melchior was a champion... (150 mins.)
 
88.
The Big Lift (1950)
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Experiences of two Air Force sergeants during the 1948 Berlin Airlift. (120 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
 
89.
The Deluge (1974)
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During the 1655 war between Protestant Sweden and Catholic Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth some Polish-Lithuanian nobles side with Swedish king Charles X Gustav while others side with the Polish king Jan Kazimierz. (315 mins.)
Director: Jerzy Hoffman