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1. TURN: Washington's Spies (2014– )

60 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Follows Connecticut 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, Meegan Warner

Votes: 13,839

2. Sleepy Hollow (1999)

R | 105 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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65 Metascore

Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon

Votes: 277,751 | Gross: $101.07M

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: 215,885 | Gross: $113.33M

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.

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

Votes: 83,155 | Gross: $15.96M

5. 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: 262,727 | Gross: $173.01M

6. 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: 21,135

7. 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: 1,130

8. Amazing Grace (2006)

PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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65 Metascore

The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Albert Finney, Michael Gambon, Romola Garai

Votes: 21,449 | Gross: $21.21M

9. 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: 6,429

10. Time Chasers (1994)

PG-13 | 89 min | Sci-Fi

2.3
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An inventor comes up with a time machine, but must prevent its abuse at the hands of an evil C.E.O.

Director: David Giancola | Stars: Matthew Bruch, Bonnie Pritchard, Peter Harrington, George Woodard

Votes: 2,675

11. Assassin's Creed III (2012 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, History

8.2
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The American Colonies, 1775. It's a time of civil unrest and political upheaval in the Americas. As a Native American fights to protect his land and his people, he will ignite the flames of a young nation's revolution.

Directors: Alex Hutchinson, Shea Wageman | Stars: Noah Watts, Neil Napier, Robin Atkin Downes, Adrian Hough

Votes: 10,671

12. Revolution (1985)

PG | 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: 5,266 | Gross: $0.18M

13. 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: 907

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: 825

15. The Time of Their Lives (1946)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.9
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Two ghosts who were mistakenly branded as traitors during the Revolutionary War return to 20th century New England to retrieve a letter from George Washington which would prove their ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds, Binnie Barnes

Votes: 2,347

16. 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: 4,287

17. The Crossing (2000 TV Movie)

89 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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A dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.

Director: Robert Harmon | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Roger Rees, Sebastian Roché, Steven McCarthy

Votes: 1,479

18. 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: 1,565

19. 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: 1,164

20. Sweet Liberty (1986)

PG | 106 min | Comedy

5.7
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Michael has written a scholarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Alda | Stars: Alan Alda, Michael Caine, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 2,262 | Gross: $14.21M

21. George Washington (1984– )

480 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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The early life and career of the American General and President through his participation in the Revolutionary War.

Stars: Barry Bostwick, Patty Duke, David Dukes, Jaclyn Smith

Votes: 261

22. The Bastard (1978 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.1
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Phillipe Charboneau is the illegitimate son of an English duke. When he travels from France to England to claim his inheritance, he incurs the wrath of his father's family and is forced to ... See full summary »

Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Andrew Stevens, Tom Bosley, Kim Cattrall, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 190

23. April Morning (1988 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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The "April Morning" here is the famous April 19, 1775 upon which the "Shot heard 'round the world" was fired, signaling the start of the American Revolution. Faithful to author Howard ... See full summary »

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Urich, Chad Lowe, Susan Blakely

Votes: 465

24. The Revolutionary War (1995– )

Documentary, History, War

8.6
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Documentary chronicling the history of the American Revolutionary War against Great Britain that began in 1776.

Stars: Robert Kerbeck, Charles Kuralt, Robert E. Burke, Stephen Christian

Votes: 101

25. The Young Rebels (1970–1971)

60 min | Adventure

8.2
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This short-lived series tried to apply the ideals of the '60s youth culture to the American Revolution. Jeremy Larkin, Isak Poole, Henry Abington and Elizabeth Coates were members of "the ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Ely, Louis Gossett Jr., Alex Henteloff, Hilary Thompson

Votes: 66

26. 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

27. Liberty! The American Revolution (1997– )

360 min | History, War

8.5
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Six-hour documentary on the American Revolution, from the passage of the Stamp Act (1765) through the ratification of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights (1789). In addition ... See full summary »

Stars: Jane Adams, Peter Donaldson, Colm Feore, Victor Garber

Votes: 287

28. The Adams Chronicles (1976– )

50 min | Drama, History

8.5
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Ambitious multipart PBS production that brings to life five generations of one of America's leading political and historical families. It traces their lives from John Adams early years as a... See full summary »

Stars: Tim Wilson, Michael O'Hare, Wesley Addy, David Birney

Votes: 140

29. The Howards of Virginia (1940)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, War

6.2
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Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbrining when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard. Matt joins the Colonial forces in their fight for ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Cary Grant, Martha Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Alan Marshal

Votes: 837

30. John Paul Jones (1959)

126 min | Action, Biography, History

7.1
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The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn, Erin O'Brien

Votes: 685

31. The Rebels (1979 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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Philip Kent(Andrew Stevens) takes part in the american revolution and the newly formed congress.

Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: Andrew Stevens, Don Johnson, Doug McClure, Jim Backus

Votes: 120

32. The People Speak (2009)

113 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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A look at America's struggles with war, class, race and women's rights. based on Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States."

Directors: Anthony Arnove, Chris Moore, Howard Zinn | Stars: Matt Damon, Viggo Mortensen, Rosario Dawson, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 355

33. The Revolution (2006– )

History, War

8.6
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Add a Plot

Stars: John W. Hall, Mark Hilliard, Bryan Kennedy, Larry A. Maxwell

Votes: 233

34. Revelation: Dawn of Global Government (2016)

PG | 106 min | Documentary

6.7
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Looming world government, a world "elite", The United Nations...loss of American sovereignty! The light of our "shining city on the hill" dims. Dissecting America under judgment, Lieutenant... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Untersee | Stars: Chuck Baldwin, Jerry Boykin, Mark Collins, Charlie Daniels

Votes: 51 | Gross: $0.02M

35. Benjamin Franklin (2002– )

210 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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The story of the renowned American polymath.

Stars: Richard Easton, Dylan Baker, Colm Feore, Gerry Bamman

Votes: 128

36. Thomas Jefferson (1997– )

180 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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A biographical film about The United States' influential and profoundly enigmatic Founding Father.

Stars: Ossie Davis, Joseph Ellis, Gwyneth Paltrow, Michael Potts

Votes: 427

37. Ben and Me (1953)

Passed | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.7
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A mouse tells the story of how he guided Benjamin Franklin to success and prominence.

Director: Hamilton Luske | Stars: Sterling Holloway, Hans Conried, Charles Ruggles, Bill Thompson

Votes: 561

38. How Beer Saved the World (2011 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

7.2
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This show traces the important role that beer has played in human history from the probable origins of the first beer at the dawn of history to the development of a special beer for use in zero gravity space missions.

Stars: Henry Strozier, George Armelagos, Charlie Bamforth, Kyria Boundy-Mills

Votes: 423

39. Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor (2003 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, History

6.5
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On the glorious battlefields of the American Revolution, two great generals distinguished themselves; George Washington and Benedict Arnold. Washington is remembered as America's founding ... See full summary »

Director: Mikael Salomon | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Kelsey Grammer, Flora Montgomery, John Light

Votes: 442

40. In the Year of the Pig (1968)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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Produced at the height of the Vietnam War, Emile de Antonio's Oscar-nominated 1968 documentary chronicles the war's historical roots. With palpable outrage, De Antonio (Point of Order, ... See full summary »

Director: Emile de Antonio | Stars: Harry S. Ashmore, Daniel Berrigan, Joseph Buttinger, William R. Corson

Votes: 1,222

41. The Scarlet Coat (1955)

Unrated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.3
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During the Revolutionary War, American Major John Boulton feigns desertion in order to uncover a British plot to seize the stronghold of West Point.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Michael Wilding, George Sanders, Anne Francis

Votes: 408

42. Assassin's Creed III: Liberation (2012 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, History

7.2
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In 18th century Louisiana, a female assassin named Aveline has to infiltrate the Templars' order and uncover and destroy their schemes.

Stars: JB Blanc, Amber Goldfarb, Dave Fennoy, Conrad Pla

Votes: 560

43. 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: 1,024 | Gross: $0.63M

44. The Seekers (1979– )

240 min | Drama, History, War

7.3
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The sons and grandchildren of Philip Kent make a life for themselves in America.

Stars: Randolph Mantooth, Edie Adams, Neville Brand, Delta Burke

Votes: 98

45. A Clock Work Blue (1972)

86 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.2
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Bumbling Jewish mama's boy researcher Homer acquires a magical watch that enables him to go through time. While traveling through time Homer encounters such notable historical figures as ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Jeffrey Haims | Stars: Tracy Handfuss, Maria Arnold, Suzanne Fields, Shella Bancroft

Votes: 24

46. 1776

Drama, History, War | Announced

A look at how General George Washington led the war of independence against the powerful British army in 1776. Based on the book by David McCullough.

47. Valley Forge (1975 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama, War

7.2
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George Washington struggles to hold his army together at a critical point during the Revolutionary War.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Richard Basehart, Barry Snider, Harry Andrews, Alan Cauldwell

Votes: 46

48. Lafayette (1961)

Not Rated | 158 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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During the American War of Independence, French officer and nobleman La Fayette comes to America's aid with men, money and weapons and becomes a Major-General under George Washington's command.

Director: Jean Dréville | Stars: Pascale Audret, Jack Hawkins, Michel Le Royer, Folco Lulli

Votes: 89

49. Hillbilly: The Real Story (2008 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

7.6
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The history and culture of the legendary inhabitants (the "hillbillies") of Appalachia.

Director: David Huntley | Stars: Billy Ray Cyrus, Popcorn Sutton, Tim Smith, Roddy Moore

Votes: 37

50. The First American (2016)

95 min | Biography, History

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George Washington is central to understanding America's founding. He was the crucial figure in winning the American Revolution, in creating the Constitution, and in establishing the ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Knoblock | Stars: Newt Gingrich, Callista Gingrich, Robert Lyons, Beverley Simmons