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1. TURN: Washington's Spies (2014– )

60 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Follows New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America's fight for ... See full summary »

Creator: Craig Silverstein | Stars: Jamie Bell, Seth Numrich, Daniel Henshall, Heather Lind

Votes: 7,644

2. The Patriot (2000)

R | 165 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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63 Metascore

Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.

Writer: Robert Rodat | Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs

Votes: 185,936

3. Dark Shadows (2012)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Horror

6.2
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55 Metascore

An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.

Writers: Seth Grahame-Smith, John August, Dan Curtis | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 175,307

4. Marie Antoinette (2006)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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65 Metascore

The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen and ultimately the fall of Versailles.

Writer: Sofia Coppola | Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, Rip Torn, Judy Davis

Votes: 71,766

5. National Treasure (2004)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.9
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39 Metascore

A historian races to find the legendary Templar Treasure before a team of mercenaries.

Writers: Jim Kouf, Cormac Wibberley, Marianne Wibberley, Oren Aviv, Charles Segars | Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Sean Bean

Votes: 229,160

6. The Duchess (2008)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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62 Metascore

A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.

Writers: Jeffrey Hatcher, Anders Thomas Jensen, Saul Dibb, Amanda Foreman | Director: Saul Dibb | Stars: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Dominic Cooper, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 53,451

7. A Royal Affair (2012)

R | 137 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.6
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73 Metascore

A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.

Writers: Bodil Steensen-Leth, Rasmus Heisterberg, Nikolaj Arcel | Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Mads Mikkelsen, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm

Votes: 25,922

8. Barry Lyndon (1975)

PG | 184 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.1
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An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, William Makepeace Thackeray | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger

Votes: 86,856

9. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)

60 min | Adventure, History, Western

7.6
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Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.

Stars: Fess Parker, Patricia Blair, Darby Hinton, Dal McKennon

Votes: 777

10. John Adams (2008 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 501 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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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.

Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 15,640

11. Revolution (1985)

PG-13 | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.2
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New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Dillon | Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright

Votes: 4,625

12. 1776 (1972)

PG | 142 min | Drama, Family, History

7.6
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A musical retelling of the American Revolution's political struggle in the Continental Congress to declare independence.

Writers: Sherman Edwards, Peter Stone | Director: Peter H. Hunt | Stars: William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard, Donald Madden

Votes: 5,863

13. The Affair of the Necklace (2001)

R | 118 min | Drama, History

6.1
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42 Metascore

In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.

Writer: John Sweet | Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Hilary Swank, Simon Baker, Jonathan Pryce, Adrien Brody

Votes: 4,214

14. An American Girl Adventure (2005 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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When Felicity meets Penny, a beautiful copper - colored mare, she knows with all her heart that she must free Penny from her cruel owner. Felicity desperately wishes for that same sureness ... See full summary »

Writers: Anna Sandor, Valerie Tripp | Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Kevin Zegers, David Gardner, John Schneider

Votes: 783

15. Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (2002–2003)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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The American Revolutionary War is seen through the eyes of an American teenaged lad, a young English lady, and a French boy, all 3 of whom work as reporters for Benjamin Franklin.

Creators: Michael Maliani, Kevin O'Donnell, Andy Heyward | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Walter Cronkite, Kathleen Barr, Reo Jones

Votes: 680

16. Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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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.

Writers: Lamar Trotti, Sonya Levien, Walter D. Edmonds | Director: John Ford | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Edna May Oliver, Eddie Collins

Votes: 3,747

17. Johnny Tremain (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Family, History

6.5
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Johnny Tremain is drawn into the Revolutionary War, and becomes a patriot fighting to free the colonies from England. Along the way he learns about life and about himself.

Writers: Thomas W. Blackburn, Esther Forbes | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Hal Stalmaster, Luana Patten, Jeff York, Sebastian Cabot

Votes: 903

18. Lloyd's of London (1936)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.1
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Blake is in love with an aristocratic woman whose husband seriously injures him. Blake's friendship with Lord Nelson provides the basis for Blake's part in the growth of Lloyd's insurance ... See full summary »

Writers: Ernest Pascal, Walter Ferris, Curtis Kenyon | Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, Freddie Bartholomew, Guy Standing

Votes: 629

19. The Devil's Disciple (1959)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, History, Romance

7.2
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The black sheep of a family (Dick Dudgeon) and the local minister (Anthony Anderson) discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War.

Writers: John Dighton, Roland Kibbee, George Bernard Shaw | Directors: Guy Hamilton, Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Janette Scott

Votes: 1,144

20. Black Magic (1949)

Passed | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.5
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Hypnotist uses his powers for revenge against King Louis XV's court.

Writers: Alexandre Dumas père, Charles Bennett, Richard Schayer | Directors: Gregory Ratoff, Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Nancy Guild, Akim Tamiroff, Frank Latimore

Votes: 357

21. Anthony Adverse (1936)

Approved | 141 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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In 18th-century Italy, an orphan's debt to the man who raised him threatens to separate him forever from the woman he loves.

Writers: Hervey Allen, Sheridan Gibney | Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Michael Curtiz | Stars: Fredric March, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Woods, Anita Louise

Votes: 1,048

22. Lady Oscar (1979)

124 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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The story of Lady Oscar, a female military commander who served during the time of the French Revolution.

Writers: Jacques Demy, Patricia Louisianna Knop, Riyoko Ikeda | Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Catriona MacColl, Barry Stokes, Christine Böhm, Jonas Bergström

Votes: 319

23. America (1924)

Passed | 141 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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The story of a family caught up in the American Revolutionary War.

Writer: Robert W. Chambers | Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Neil Hamilton, Carol Dempster, Erville Alderson, Charles Emmett Mack

Votes: 259

24. The Chess Player (1927)

135 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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In 1776, an inventor conceals a Polish nobleman in his chess-playing automaton, a machine whose fame leads it to the court of the Russian empress.

Writers: Raymond Bernard, Henry Dupuis-Mazuel, Jean-José Frappa | Director: Raymond Bernard | Stars: Pierre Blanchar, Charles Dullin, Édith Jéhanne, Camille Bert

Votes: 192

25. The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1944)

Unrated | 107 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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A rope bridge over a gorge in the Peruvian Andes snaps, sending five people plunging to their deaths. A priest sets out to find out more about the life of each of the victims.

Writers: Thornton Wilder, Howard Estabrook, Herman Weissman | Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Lynn Bari, Akim Tamiroff, Francis Lederer, Alla Nazimova

Votes: 119

26. Dear America: The Winter of Red Snow (1999 TV Short)

29 min | Short, Drama, Family

6.7
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The story of a teenage girl and her family who live in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, during the American Revolution.

Writer: Kristiana Gregory | Director: Don McCutcheon | Stars: Shawn Ashmore, Robert Bockstael, Conrad Coates, Catherine Disher

Votes: 52

27. The Book of Fate (2003)

85 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.7
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Fire, water, wind, earth and emptiness... Five core elements of life that once inspired a book. The Booke of Fate. Far away from here there was a mythical world -free of suffering and ... See full summary »

Writers: Tommi Lepola, Tero Molin | Directors: Tommi Lepola, Tero Molin | Stars: Asko Sahlman, Markku Partanen, Juha-Pekka Mikkola, Saija Jäntti

Votes: 542

28. Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot (1957)

34 min | Short, Drama, History

5.9
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This is a 37-minute orientation film, filmed in the spring of 1956, for visitors to historic Colonial Williamsburg, and photographed in the area restored by the Rockerfeller Foundation. The... See full summary »

Writer: Emmet Lavery | Director: George Seaton | Stars: Jack Lord, Leora Dana, Margery Maude, Richard Striker

Votes: 107

29. The Little Patriot (1995)

PG | 90 min | Family, Adventure

5.1
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Join in one boy's heroic adventure as he fights in the struggle for freedom on the American frontier. James Todd is a young boy growing up in the hostile American wilderness-a rugged and ... See full summary »

Writers: J. Christian Ingvordsen, Rick Washburn | Director: J. Christian Ingvordsen | Stars: Dan Haggerty, Ryan Washburn, Jacqueline Konx, J. Christian Ingvordsen

Votes: 71

30. Madame Du Barry (1934)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.4
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Writer: Edward Chodorov | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Dolores del Rio, Reginald Owen, Victor Jory, Osgood Perkins

Votes: 125

31. The Miracle Rider (1935)

Approved | 306 min | Action, Comedy, Western

7.1
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Texas Ranger tries to stop takeover of Indian lands.

Writers: Barney A. Sarecky, Wellyn Totman, Gerald Geraghty, John Rathmell | Directors: B. Reeves Eason, Armand Schaefer | Stars: Tom Mix, Charles Middleton, Joan Gale, Robert Frazer

Votes: 111

32. Mary Silliman's War (1994 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Mary Silliman's War is a unique, award-winning film on the American Revolution.

Writers: Steven Schechter, Louisa Burns-Bisogno, Joy Day Buel, Richard Buel Jr. | Director: Stephen Surjik | Stars: Nancy Palk, Richard Donat, Diane D'Aquila, Paul Boretski

Votes: 56

33. Sons of Liberty (1939)

Approved | 20 min | Short, Biography, Drama

5.9
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Set during the American Revolution, this colorful 2 reel short tells the story of Haym Salomon, American patriot and financier of the American Revolution.

Writer: Crane Wilbur | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Claude Rains, Gale Sondergaard, Donald Crisp, Montagu Love

Votes: 209

34. Old Glory (1939)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

5.2
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Porky balks at learning the Pledge of Allegiance until Uncle Sam appears to him in a dream and gives him a lesson in American history.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, John Litel, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 340

35. Yankee Doodle Cricket (1975 TV Movie)

26 min | Animation, Family

6.5
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Chester C. Cricket and his friends help out Thomas Jefferson and Paul Revere.

Writers: Chuck Jones, George Selden | Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Les Tremayne, Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 87

36. The Masked Pirate (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Action, Drama

6.3
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A group of men calling themselves 'The Pirates of Capri", headed by Captain Sirroco, who is really Count Amalfi, are trying to restore freedom to the people of Naples in 1799. The Queen is ... See full summary »

Writers: Giorgio Moser, Golfiero Colonna, Sidney Alexander | Directors: Edgar G. Ulmer, Giuseppe Maria Scotese | Stars: Louis Hayward, Binnie Barnes, Mariella Lotti, Massimo Serato

Votes: 103

37. Brave New Land (2000)

104 min | Drama, War

6.3
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A young Portuguese cartographer in the 18th century finds new forms of love, war and a wild new world in an expedition into South American heart.

Writer: Lúcia Murat | Director: Lúcia Murat | Stars: Diogo Infante, Floriano Peixoto, Luciana Rigueira, Leonardo Villar

Votes: 226

38. The Depths (1957)

66 min | Horror

6.8
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A blind masseur visits a samurai to request the return of a loan. The samurai kills him in anger, then has his servant dump the body in the Kasane swamp. However, the ghost of the masseur ... See full summary »

Writers: Kôhan Kawauchi, Enchô San'yûtei | Director: Nobuo Nakagawa | Stars: Katsuko Wakasugi, Takashi Wada, Noriko Kitazawa, Tetsurô Tanba

Votes: 145

39. Cagliostro - Liebe und Leben eines großen Abenteurers (1929)

54 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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Writers: Herbert Juttke, Georg C. Klaren, Johannes von Günther | Director: Richard Oswald | Stars: Hans Stüwe, Renée Héribel, Alfred Abel, Ivan Koval-Samborsky

Votes: 71

40. 1775 (1992 TV Short)

23 min | Comedy, Short

6.7
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In 1775 Philadelphia, an innkeeper wants his daughters to marry well. There's a ball and gents are attending but he needs money to get the girls in. He asks his brother-in-law, George Washington, for some money.

Writers: Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski | Director: David Trainer | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Lesley-Anne Down, Sarah Koskoff, Danielle Harris

Votes: 19

41. The Flag: A Story Inspired by the Tradition of Betsy Ross (1927)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Drama, History

5.9
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George Washington, commander of revolutionary American forces, ends a squabble among the colonies as to under which flag the Americans will fight the British by recommending a new flag for ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Maude, L.V. Jefferson | Director: Arthur Maude | Stars: Francis X. Bushman, Enid Bennett, Johnnie Walker, Alice Calhoun

Votes: 181

42. Daas (2011)

102 min | Drama, History

5.6
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Writer: Adrian Panek | Director: Adrian Panek | Stars: Andrzej Chyra, Mariusz Bonaszewski, Olgierd Lukaszewicz, Janusz Chabior

Votes: 141

43. Hands Across the Sea in '76 (1911)

Short, Drama, Thriller

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Features a chronological parade of major events and battles of the American Revolution, with a side-plot emphasis on the emotional stress of a patriotic American girl, played by Dorothy ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence B. McGill | Stars: Dorothy Gibson, William S. Rising, Helen Marten, Thomas Irwin

44. Don't Pave Main Street: Carmel's Heritage (1994)

Documentary, History

6.7
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Writer: William T. Cartwright | Directors: William T. Cartwright, Julian Ludwig | Stars: Doris Day, Clint Eastwood, John C. Garrett

Votes: 24

45. Nostradamus (1938)

Approved | 11 min | Short, History

6.1
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This initial entry in a series of several MGM shorts on Nostradamus starts with a short biography of the seer into the future. His early predictions concern European monarchs. His ... See full summary »

Writer: Carl Dudley | Director: David Miller | Stars: Carey Wilson, Barbara Bedford, Egon Brecher, John Burton

Votes: 30

46. The Minute and a ½ Man (1959)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, War

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Bumbling Hector Heathcoat joins the Minute Men during the American Revolution and promptly gets everything fouled up, but he becomes a hero when the scares away the attacking British Redcoats.

Writer: Eli Bauer | Director: Dave Tendlar | Star: John Myhers

47. How Mrs. Murray Saved the American Army (1911)

Short, Action, Drama

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During the American Revolution, Mrs. Murray (Miriam Nesbitt), a spirited American wife, pretends to welcome the British command into her home, While they gorge on her enormous meals, she ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Miriam Nesbitt, Mabel Trunnelle, Charles Ogle, Robert Brower

48. When the Flag Falls (1909)

Short, Drama, Romance

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During the American Revolution, An American girl infiltrates a British army camp and saves her lover, a captured Colonial messenger, by arranging a fake execution before a firing squad.

49. A Revolutionary Romance (1911)

Drama, Romance, Short

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During the American Revolution, an American girl, played by Marian Swayne, falls in love with a captured British spy and helps him escape his captors, but not before she recovers the military plans of the Continental Army.

Star: Marian Swayne

50. The Prison Ship (1912)

Short, Drama, Romance

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During the American Revolution, an American girl, Helen Carpenter (Anna Q. Nilsson)betrays the Colonie by helping her fiancé, Lieutenant Waldon (Guy Coombs), a British naval officer escape from a prison ship.

Stars: Guy Coombs, Anna Q. Nilsson, Hal Clements, Henry Hallam