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1. 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.

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

Votes: 82,710 | Gross: $15.96M

2. 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 »

Stars: Seth Numrich, Daniel Henshall, Jamie Bell, Kevin McNally

Votes: 13,703

3. 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.

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

Votes: 214,695 | Gross: $113.33M

4. A Royal Affair (2012)

R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History

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.

Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Mads Mikkelsen, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm

Votes: 35,362 | Gross: $1.55M

5. Dark Shadows (2012)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Fantasy, 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.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 206,606 | Gross: $79.71M

6. 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.

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

Votes: 107,028

7. National Treasure (2004)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.9
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39 Metascore

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

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Sean Bean

Votes: 261,668 | Gross: $173.01M

8. The Lovers (2013)

R | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

4.5
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19 Metascore

An epic, sweeping and riveting tale of an impossible love set across two time periods and continents.

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Bipasha Basu, Tamsin Egerton, James Mackay

Votes: 2,410

9. John Adams (2008– )

TV-14 | 71 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.6
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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: 20,924

10. 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.

Director: Saul Dibb | Stars: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Dominic Cooper, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 64,146 | Gross: $13.82M

11. 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: 1,121

12. 1776 (1972)

PG | 141 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.

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

Votes: 6,402

13. 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 »

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

Votes: 5,230 | Gross: $0.18M

14. 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.

Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Walter Cronkite, Reo Jones, Kathleen Barr

Votes: 820

15. The Affair of the Necklace (2001)

R | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance

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.

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

Votes: 4,515 | Gross: $0.43M

16. An American Girl Adventure (2005 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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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 »

Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Kevin Zegers, David Gardner, John Schneider

Votes: 899

17. Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.1
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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.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Edna May Oliver, Eddie Collins

Votes: 4,260

18. Johnny Tremain (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Family, History

6.6
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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.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Hal Stalmaster, Luana Patten, Jeff York, Sebastian Cabot

Votes: 1,152

19. The Devil's Disciple (1959)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, History, Romance

7.4
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The black sheep of a family and the local minister discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War.

Directors: Guy Hamilton, Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Janette Scott

Votes: 1,550

20. Anthony Adverse (1936)

Not Rated | 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.

Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Michael Curtiz | Stars: Fredric March, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Woods, Anita Louise

Votes: 1,194

21. 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.

Directors: Gregory Ratoff, Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Nancy Guild, Akim Tamiroff, Frank Latimore

Votes: 579

22. Lloyd's of London (1936)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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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 »

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, Freddie Bartholomew, Guy Standing

Votes: 745

23. 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.

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Catriona MacColl, Barry Stokes, Christine Böhm, Jonas Bergström

Votes: 358

24. The Miracle Rider (1935)

Approved | 306 min | Action, Comedy, Western

7.2
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Texas Ranger tries to stop takeover of Indian lands.

Directors: B. Reeves Eason, Armand Schaefer | Stars: Tom Mix, Charles Middleton, Joan Gale, Robert Frazer

Votes: 111 | Gross: $1.00M

25. Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996)

116 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

6.9
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The life story of the titular Beaumarchais (Fabrice Luchini), playwright and adventurer, who gets himself into numerous different scrapes and romantic encounters in 18th Century France.

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Manuel Blanc, Sandrine Kiberlain, Michel Aumont

Votes: 1,018 | Gross: $0.63M

26. 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.

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Lynn Bari, Akim Tamiroff, Francis Lederer, Alla Nazimova

Votes: 125

27. The Little Patriot (1995)

PG | 90 min | Family, Adventure

5.3
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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 »

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

Votes: 76

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

93 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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Mary Silliman's War is a unique, award-winning film on the American Revolution.

Director: Stephen Surjik | Stars: Nancy Palk, Richard Donat, Diane D'Aquila, Paul Boretski

Votes: 57

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

34 min | Short, Drama, History

6.7
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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 »

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

Votes: 111

30. America (1924)

Passed | 141 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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The story of a family caught up in the American Revolutionary War.

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

Votes: 273

31. I pirati di Capri (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Action, Drama

6.5
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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 »

Directors: Edgar G. Ulmer, Giuseppe Maria Scotese | Stars: Louis Hayward, Binnie Barnes, Mariella Lotti, Massimo Serato

Votes: 107

32. Madame Du Barry (1934)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.4
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Madame DuBarry is a 1934 American historical film directed by William Dieterle and starring Dolores del Rio, Reginald Owen, Victor Jory and Osgood Perkins. The film portrays the life of ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 130

33. 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.

Director: Raymond Bernard | Stars: Pierre Blanchar, Charles Dullin, Édith Jéhanne, Camille Bert

Votes: 208

34. Kohtalon kirja (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 »

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

Votes: 554

35. 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.

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

Votes: 54

36. Barnaby Rudge (1960– )

30 min

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Stars: John Wood, Barbara Hicks, Newton Blick, Neil McCarthy

Votes: 11

37. Old Glory (1939)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

5.3
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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: 392

38. Yankee Doodle Cricket (1975 TV Movie)

26 min | Animation, Family

6.6
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Chester C. Cricket and his friends help out Thomas Jefferson and Paul Revere.

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

Votes: 108

39. Brava Gente Brasileira (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.

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

Votes: 235

40. 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.

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

Votes: 233

41. The Depths (1957)

66 min | Horror

6.9
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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 »

Director: Nobuo Nakagawa | Stars: Katsuko Wakasugi, Takashi Wada, Noriko Kitazawa, Tetsurô Tamba

Votes: 146

42. 1775 (1992 TV Short)

23 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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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.

Director: David Trainer | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Lesley-Anne Down, Sarah Koskoff, Danielle Harris

Votes: 23

43. Volga en flammes (1934)

86 min | Drama, Romance

4.3
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Director: Viktor Tourjansky | Stars: Albert Préjean, Valéry Inkijinoff, Danielle Darrieux, Raymond Rouleau

Votes: 44

44. Daas (2011)

102 min | Drama, History

5.7
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Into 18th century Poland new "messiah" arrives from Turkey. He promises eternal life on earth to everone who joins him. 25 years later he is in Vienna. 2 men, each of them on their own and ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 156

45. Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams (2013 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

8.0
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Excellent one hour documentary narrated by Professor Simon Schaffer which explores the fascinating and rarely told story of automata, those intricate clockwork devices built hundreds of ... See full summary »

Director: Nic Stacey | Stars: Simon Schaffer, Ilan Goodman, Laura Heath, Jonathan Betts

Votes: 29

46. 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 »

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

Votes: 182

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

54 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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Director: Richard Oswald | Stars: Hans Stüwe, Renée Héribel, Alfred Abel, Ivan Koval-Samborsky

Votes: 75

48. Chateaubriand (2010 TV Movie)

102 min | Biography

6.0
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The film is based on real events in the life of the famous French writer and politician François-René de Chateaubriand.

Director: Pierre Aknine | Stars: Frédéric Diefenthal, Armelle Deutsch, Annelise Hesme, Aurélia Petit

Votes: 31

49. 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

50. A Day in the Life (1998 Video)

60 min | Documentary, Family, History

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"A Day in the Life" focuses on three children in Colonial Williamsburg: an apprentice boy, a girl from a gentry family, and a slave boy. As the day proceeds the lives of the three young ... See full summary »

Director: Michael J. Lombardi | Stars: Jamison Baker, Hugh Browder, Adam Canaday, Devon Canaday