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1. The Patriot (2000)

R | 165 min | Action, Drama, War

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

2. 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

3. 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

4. Sleepy Hollow (1999)

R | 105 min | Drama, 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.

Writers: Washington Irving, Kevin Yagher, Andrew Kevin Walker | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon

5. 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: Jamie Bell, Seth Numrich, Daniel Henshall, Heather Lind

6. 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

7. 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

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.

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

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

M | Action, Adventure, History

8.6
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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.

Writers: Richard Farrese, Nicholas Grimwood, Russell Lees, Corey May, Matt Turner, Danny Wallace, Jeffrey Yohalem, Ceri Young | Directors: Alex Hutchinson, Shea Wageman | Stars: Noah Watts, Neil Napier, Robin Atkin Downes, Adrian Hough

10. 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

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

12. 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

13. 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 | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Walter Cronkite, Kathleen Barr, Reo Jones

14. 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

15. 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

16. 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 retieve a letter from George Washington which would prove their ... See full summary »

Writers: Val Burton, Walter DeLeon, Bradford Ropes, John Grant | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds, Binnie Barnes

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.

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

18. Sweet Liberty (1986)

PG | 106 min | Comedy

5.7
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Michael has written a schollarly 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 »

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

19. 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 »

Writers: John Jakes, Guerdon Trueblood | Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Andrew Stevens, Tom Bosley, Kim Cattrall, Buddy Ebsen

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

Action, Adventure, History

7.4
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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.

Writers: Richard Farrese, Jill Murray | Stars: Amber Goldfarb, Noah Watts, Kwasi Songui, Shawn Baichoo

21. Liberty! The American Revolution (1997 TV Mini-Series)

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

22. April Morning (1988 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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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 »

Writers: Howard Fast, James Lee Barrett | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Urich, Chad Lowe, Susan Blakely

23. In the Year of the Pig (1968)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, History, 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

24. Tangents (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.

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

25. The Revolutionary War (1995 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History, War

8.5
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Documentary chronicling the history of the American Revolutionary War against Great Britain that began in 1776.

Stars: Charles Kuralt, Robert E. Burke, Stephen Christian, John Clyde

26. 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 »

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

27. 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.

Writer: Martyn Ives | Stars: Henry Strozier, George Armelagos, Charlie Bamforth, Kyria Boundy-Mills

28. The Seekers (1979 TV Movie)

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.

Writers: Steve Hayes, John Jakes | Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Randolph Mantooth, Edie Adams, Neville Brand, Delta Burke

29. George Washington (1984 TV Mini-Series)

480 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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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

30. Thomas Jefferson (1997 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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A biographical film about The United States' influential and profoundly enigmatic Founding Father.

Stars: Blythe Danner, Ossie Davis, Gwyneth Paltrow, Michael Potts

31. The Adams Chronicles (1976 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama, History

8.4
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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: David Elliott, Albert Stratton, Michael Tolan, John Beal

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.

Writers: John Farrow, Jesse Lasky Jr., Clements Ripley | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn, Erin O'Brien

33. 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 »

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Elizabeth Page | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Cary Grant, Martha Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Alan Marshal

34. The People Speak (2009)

113 min | Documentary, History

7.1
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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."

Writers: Anthony Arnove, Howard Zinn | Directors: Anthony Arnove, Chris Moore, Howard Zinn | Stars: Marisa Tomei, Matt Damon, Rosario Dawson, Josh Brolin

35. The Rebels (1979 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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Philip Kent(Andrew Stevens) takes part in the american revolution and the newly formed congress.

Writers: Sean Bain, Robert A. Cinader, John Jakes | Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: Andrew Stevens, Don Johnson, Doug McClure, Jim Backus

36. Ben and Me (1953)

Passed | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.6
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A mouse tells the story of how he guided Benjamin Franklin to success and prominence.

Writers: Robert Lawson, Bill Peet, Winston Hibler, Del Connell, Ted Sears | Director: Hamilton Luske | Stars: Sterling Holloway, Hans Conried, Charles Ruggles, Bill Thompson

37. 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

38. Benjamin Franklin (2002 TV Mini-Series)

210 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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The story of the renowned American polymath.

Stars: Ralph Archbold, Richard Easton, Dylan Baker, Colm Feore

39. The Scarlet Coat (1955)

Unrated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.2
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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.

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

40. All for Liberty (2009)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama

8.3
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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 »

Writers: Ron Mangravite, Michael O'Rourke, Chris Weatherhead | Director: Chris Weatherhead | Stars: Bettina Beard, Delfloria Brown, Halle Brown, Richard Bryant

41. The Young Rebels (1970–1971)

60 min | Adventure

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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 »

Creator: Peter Gayle | Stars: Richard Ely, Louis Gossett Jr., Alex Henteloff, Hilary Thompson

42. 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.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough

43. The War That Made America (2006– )

Documentary, History, War

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Add a Plot

Stars: Larry Nehring, Michael L. Colosimo, Sam Edens, Karen Baum

44. Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996)

116 min | Adventure, History, Romance

6.8
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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.

Writers: Sacha Guitry, Édouard Molinaro, Jean-Claude Brisville | Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Manuel Blanc, Sandrine Kiberlain, Michel Aumont

45. Lafayette (1961)

Not Rated | 158 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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At 13 years old, Marie-Joseph Paul Roch Yves Gilbert Motier inherited from his parents a long name, a fortune bigger then that, and the title of Marquis de La Fayette. Barely past majority,... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Bernard-Luc, Jean Dréville, François Ponthier, Suzy Prim, Jacques Sigurd | Director: Jean Dréville | Stars: Pascale Audret, Jack Hawkins, Michel Le Royer, Folco Lulli

46. A Clockwork Blue (1972)

86 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.5
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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 »

Writer: E.E. Patchen | Director: Eric Jeffrey Haims | Stars: Tracy Handfuss, Maria Arnold, Suzanne Fields, Roshell Rush

47. 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

48. The American Revolution (1994 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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Thorough documentary of how the American Colonies rebelled against England and the personalities involved in the creation of a new nation.

Writer: Don Cambou | Director: Lisa Bourgoujian | Stars: Charles Durning, Kelsey Grammer, Michael Learned, Cliff Robertson

49. 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.

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, Sidney Carroll | Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Richard Basehart, Barry Snider, Harry Andrews, Alan Cauldwell

50. 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