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1. TURN: Washington's Spies (2014– )

60 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Follows Long Island 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: Daniel Henshall, Jamie Bell, Seth Numrich, Heather Lind

Votes: 14,321

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.

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

Votes: 218,564 | Gross: $113.33M

3. 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: 84,452 | Gross: $15.96M

4. 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: 281,106 | Gross: $101.07M

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: 265,414 | 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: 21,619

7. 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: 10,914

8. 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: 1,172

9. 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: 423

10. Sons of Liberty (2015– )

270 min | Drama, History

7.6
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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.

Stars: Ben Barnes, Marton Csokas, Ryan Eggold, Henry Thomas

Votes: 3,099

11. 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: 21,662 | Gross: $21.21M

12. 1776 (1972)

G | 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: 6,514

13. 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: 5,337 | Gross: $0.18M

14. 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: 4,368

15. 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: 2,744

16. 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: 839

17. 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 »

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

Votes: 919

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: 1,187

19. 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: 2,280 | Gross: $14.21M

20. 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: 1,501

21. 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: 198

22. 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: 269

23. 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: 1,601

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

Action, Adventure, History

7.1
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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, Dave Fennoy, Amber Goldfarb, Conrad Pla

Votes: 590

25. Liberty! The American Revolution (1997– )

360 min | History, War

8.4
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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: 295

26. The Howards of Virginia (1940)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, War

6.1
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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: 848

27. 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: 445

28. 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, Hilarie Thompson

Votes: 68

29. 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: 25

30. 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: 470

31. The Time of Their Lives (1946)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

8.0
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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: 2,373

32. 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: 709

33. 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: 123

34. All for Liberty (2009)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama

7.0
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It is 1775. Henry Felder, a Swiss-German colonist, lives with his family in the British colony of South Carolina. After many years of struggling with corrupt British rulers, Felder is urged... See full summary »

Director: Chris Weatherhead | Stars: Bettina Beard, Delfloria Brown, Halle Brown, Richard Bryant

Votes: 38

35. 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: 239

36. 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: Marisa Tomei, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 362

37. 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: 143

38. 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: 104

39. The Seekers (1979– )

240 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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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: 103

40. 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: 570

41. 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: 1,243

42. 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: 441

43. A Clock Work Blue (1972)

86 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.3
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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: 25

44. 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: 431

45. Benjamin Franklin (2002– )

210 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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The story of the renowned American polymath.

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

Votes: 131

46. Lafayette (1961)

Not Rated | 158 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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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: 91

47. 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: 1,034 | Gross: $0.63M

48. 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.

49. John Laurens' War (2017 TV Movie)

74 min | History

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"John Laurens' War" is the fight for freedom by John Laurens from South Carolina, for every slave in America along with every colonist. During the War for American freedom, John told his ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Weatherhead | Stars: Bryan Babick, Courtney Bates, Aubrey Baucom, Brayden Baucom

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

37 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: 113