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1. Wrath of the Titans (2012)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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37 Metascore

Perseus braves the treacherous underworld to rescue his father, Zeus, captured by his son, Ares, and brother Hades who unleash the ancient Titans upon the world.

Director: Jonathan Liebesman | Stars: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Rosamund Pike, Ralph Fiennes

Votes: 161,696 | Gross: $83.67M

2. Dogma (1999)

R | 130 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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62 Metascore

An abortion clinic worker with a special heritage is called upon to save the existence of humanity from being negated by two renegade angels trying to exploit a loop-hole and reenter Heaven.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Bud Cort

Votes: 189,465 | Gross: $30.65M

3. Patterns of Evidence: Exodus (2014)

Unrated | 115 min | Documentary, Fantasy, History

7.4
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What is the validity of history found in the Bible? Is it fact or fiction? What does the hard evidence really have to say about the foundational story of the Old Testament: the Exodus out ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Mahoney | Stars: Charles Aling, Manfred Bietak, John Bimson, Mansour Boraik

Votes: 625

4. Hannibal (1959)

103 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

5.3
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During the Second Punic War in 218 BC, Carthaginian general Hannibal attacks the Roman Republic by crossing the Pyrenees and the Alps with his vast army.

Directors: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Victor Mature, Gabriele Ferzetti, Rita Gam, Milly Vitale

Votes: 512

5. Forbidden History (2013– )

Documentary, History

6.5
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Host Jamie Theakston attempts to uncover the truth about historical mysteries, ancient relics, hidden treasures, conspiracy theories and lost civilizations. Have these stories been omitted from the history books?

Stars: Jamie Theakston, Andrew Gough, Lionel Fanthorpe, Dallas Harley Jones

Votes: 79

6. Ancient Mysteries (2016– )

Documentary

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British documentary series following the work of experts who are using cutting-edge technology to explore some of the world's greatest ancient mysteries and put forward new theories and interpretations.

Stars: Daniel Eghan, Mark Bazeley, Chris Naunton, Yasmin El Shazly

Votes: 16

7. Quest for the Lost Civilization (1998– )

History, Mystery

8.6
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Graham Hancock is a bestselling author and journalist who specializes in ancient civilizations. He explores, amongst other things, the submerged Yonaguni monument off the coast of Japan, Easter Island, Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the pyramids of Egypt and looks at astronomical alignments.

Stars: Graham Hancock, Robert Bauval

Votes: 152

8. Age of Mythology (2002 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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Age of Mythology is a Strategy Game in which you collect resources, build buildings, a good economy and spend your resources to train army of soldiers, heroes and myth units to fight. It ... See full summary »

Stars: Warren Burton, Sean Donnellan, Jean Gilpin, J.D. Hall

Votes: 1,369

9. 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: 434

10. Deep Time History (2016– )

50 min | Documentary

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The story of humans is often driven by events from the prehistoric past. How did physics, geology, biology, chemistry shape our history?

Stars: Jonathan Markley, Bernard Bullen, Seth Bellinger, Daniel D. Houy

Votes: 14

11. Chasing Mummies (2010– )

60 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

4.5
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A documentary filmmaker, his film crew, and a group of archaeological fellows follow renowned Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass on his daily adventures and discoveries.

Stars: Allan Morton, David Cheetham, Derek Lincoln, Zahi Hawass

Votes: 126

12. Darkest Africa (1936)

Approved | 269 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.6
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A 15-episode serial in which Beatty goes to darkest Africa to rescue the Goddess of Joba, who is being held by the high priest.

Directors: B. Reeves Eason, Joseph Kane | Stars: Clyde Beatty, Manuel King, Elaine Shepard, Lucien Prival

Votes: 75

13. Rameses: Wrath of God or Man? (2004 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary, History

5.3
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This documentary examines what historians know about the Bible's Old Testament account of the Plague of the Firstborn and about Egypt's Pharaoh, Rameses. Egyptologists discuss whether the ... See full summary »

Directors: Mark Aldridge, Tom Pollock | Star: Morgan Freeman

Votes: 35

14. Age of Empires (1997 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, History

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Lead an ancient culture from the Stone Age to the Iron Age, forge a civilisation, and destroy your enemies.

Director: Bruce Shelley

Votes: 1,612

15. Lost Civilizations (1995– )

40 min | Documentary

7.8
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From the bloodletting of Maya kings and a pharaoh's last journey to the secret pleasures of a Roman empress.

Stars: Sam Waterston, Hans-Peter Bögel, Richard Neave, James Wright

Votes: 61

16. The Golden Mask (1953)

Approved | 88 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

5.2
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A British Museum archaeologist is searching for an ancient golden mask buried in a Roman tomb in Algeria but tomb robbers follow the academic in the hope of stealing the precious relic.

Director: Jack Lee | Stars: Van Heflin, Wanda Hendrix, Eric Portman, Charles Goldner

Votes: 130

17. Dark Myth (1990 Video)

100 min | Animation, Fantasy

5.2
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Takahashi, is the living embodiment of Atman (the energy of the Human Spirit) and he has been called upon to fight the forces of darkness single handedly. He is haunted by the murder of his... See full summary »

Directors: Takashi Annô, Tomomi Mochizuki | Stars: Nozomu Sasaki, Alan Marriott, Mizuho Suzuki, Peter Marinker

Votes: 71

18. Honoré de Marseille (1956)

80 min | Comedy, Musical

4.7
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An ethnologist comes to interview a Marseillais of old stock.

Director: Maurice Régamey | Stars: Fernandel, Andrex, Francis Blanche, Claire Diamant

Votes: 112

19. Dragons or Dinosaurs? (2010)

86 min | Documentary, History

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Dragon images, legends and lore exist all over the world in many different cultures. But what if dragons were actually dinosaurs?

Director: André van Heerden | Stars: Krysta LeBlanc, Chris Gorman, Ralph deGroot, Abigail de Groot

Votes: 49

20. Wisdom Teachings (2013– )

Short, History, Mystery

8.5
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This TV show is about so many topics as physics, spirituality, alternative science, alternative physic theories, esoteric philosophy, historical facts, news and alternative news, ancient ... See full summary »

Star: David Wilcock

Votes: 6

21. God Kings: The Descendents of Jesus Traced Through the Odonic and Davidic Dynasties (2009 Video)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

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Professor Hugh Montgomery explains that many royal families around the globe know that they are indeed descended from Jesus and the Davidic line, and yet this incredible story has remained a secret for centuries.

Director: Philip Gardiner | Star: Hugh Montgomery

22. 2015 Nephilim, Monsters & Giants Conference (2015– )

History

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Stars: Judd Burton, Dan Chrestman, Rob Skiba, Joe Taylor

23. The Viking Serpent: Secrets of the Celtic Church of Norway, Their Serpent Worship and Sacred Pentagram Geometry (2008 Video)

Unrated | 92 min | Documentary

4.5
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What do the three most evil symbols for Christianity - 666, the pentagram and the snake - have in common? Quite possibly one of the most amazing discoveries of all time, The Viking Serpent ... See full summary »

Stars: Harald Boehlke, Philip Gardiner

Votes: 6

24. Yeshua (1984)

250 min | Biography

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A documentary series of five, fifty-minute episodes detailing the cultural- historical context of ancient Israel leading up to the life of Jesus Christ (or, in Hebrew, Yeshua Messiah). ... See full summary »

Directors: Ardon Albrecht, John Meredyth Lucas | Star: Oswald C.J. Hoffmann

25. Ancient Giants: Origin of Pagan Religions (2012– )

Documentary, History

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Star: Michael Hoggard

26. The Seven Sages of Antiquity (2010 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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The Seven Wise Men of antiquity, or the Seven Sages as they are also commonly known, reflect one of the most brilliant aspects of the ancient Greek spirit. This documentary revives the ... See full summary »

Director: Giorgos Petritsis | Star: Robert MacLean

27. China's Ghost Army (2010 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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Star: Andrew Laing

28. Cliff Dwellers of America (1926)

Passed | 11 min | Documentary, Short, History

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This documentary short has the camera cutting the canyon walls in Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park and exploring the ruins of the pueblo homes of native Americans thousands of years ago.... See full summary »

29. Royal Heritage (1952)

Approved | 28 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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A preview of the (then) upcoming coronation ceremony for Queen Elizabeth II. It explains how the young queen is carrying on a tradition unbroken in 250 years by the British sovereignty, ... See full summary »

Director: Diana Pine | Stars: Robert Donat, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Queen Elizabeth II

30. Italian Libya (1937)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Lowell Thomas, shortly after Italy invaded Libya, takes a look at the political importance of the country, especially the mobile Lybian Army Corps which Benito Mussolini is building up. The... See full summary »

Director: Lowell Thomas | Star: Lowell Thomas

31. Back to the Beginning (2012– )

Documentary, History

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Star: Christiane Amanpour

32. Quest for Dragons (2007 Video)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

6.7
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Dragon images and stories abound in ancient literature, archeology, mythology, and science. From as far back as 4000BC Sumeria to today, dragons have pervaded human cultures worldwide. But are they real?

Star: Tucker Smith

Votes: 6

33. Pikes Peak Prophecy Summit 2013 (2013– )
Episode: After the Flood: A Fascinating Look at Ancient History (2013)

52 min

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Star: Ken Johnson

34. Creation in the 21st Century (2004– )
Episode: Ahead of Their Time

28 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Carl Baugh, Dennis Swift

35. Lost Worlds (2005–2007)
Episode: Athens: Ancient Supercity (2006)

TV-PG | 46 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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The world of Pericles, including the Parthenon, lives again.

Director: Anna Thomson

Votes: 5

36. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Carthage's Lost Warriors (2014)

Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

6.7
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From PBS - At the headwaters of the Amazon, a German professor believes he is able to solve the mystery of the Chachapoya, a tribe which was lost centuries ago. This warrior people of the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Gregor | Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Hans Giffhorn, Janice Jakait, Marcos Albuquerque

Votes: 15

37. Ancient Aliens (2009– )
Episode: Chariots, Gods and Beyond (2009)

TV-PG | 120 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

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According to ancient alien theorists, extraterrestrials with superior knowledge of science and engineering landed on Earth thousands of years ago, sharing their expertise with early ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: Luis Navia, Barry Downing, Erich von Däniken, Michael Cremo

Votes: 537

38. Impossible (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2017)

44 min | Game-Show

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Rick Edwards hosts another edition of the new daytime quiz show in which the thirty regular contestants must choose the correct answer while avoiding selecting the impossible answer that will see them eliminated.

Director: Richard van't Riet | Star: Rick Edwards

39. The Brady Kids (1972–1973)
Episode: It's All Greek to Me (1972)

TV-G | Animation, Comedy, Family

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The Brady Kids meet Diana Prince (a.k.a. Wonder Woman) a University Mathematician where Jan and Marcia are in the age old debate of Brains over Brawn and Marlon's magic accidentally ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: Christopher Knight, Mike Lookinland, Maureen McCormick, Susan Olsen

40. Creation Boot Camp (2005– )
Episode: Lost Civilizations and Ancient Technology (2005)

40 min | History

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Stars: Dennis Swift, Eric Hovind

41. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Sinking Atlantis (2008)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.0
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Scientists of various disciplines uncover what really happened to the Minoans on the Island of Crete and find strong evidence of a disaster that correlates with Atlantis's fabled demise.

Director: Harvey Lilley | Stars: Hendrik Bruins, Jan Driessen, Stuart Dunn, Alexander MacGillivray

Votes: 19

42. Forbidden History (2013– )
Episode: The Lost Treasure of the Templars (2013)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History

6.9
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Jamie explores the theory that the Knights Templar looted treasure from Jerusalem and hid it. Perhaps on an uninhabited island in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, or beneath Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland or even in Jerusalem itself.

Director: Bruce Burgess | Stars: Jamie Theakston, Dan Blankenship, Lionel Fanthorpe, Shimon Gibson

Votes: 11

43. Forbidden History (2013– )
Episode: The Mystery of the Giants (2013)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History

6.0
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Jamie travels to Sardinia to meet the archaeologists who claim to have found evidence of a race of giants. He then talks to researchers who claim to have discovered such evidence in networks of caves and tombs around the world.

Director: Bruce Burgess | Stars: Jamie Theakston, Ingino Argiolas, Andrew Gough, Jack Greene

Votes: 15

44. Forbidden History (2013– )
Episode: The Treasure of Solomon (2013)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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When the Romans looted Jerusalem in 70AD did they take the fabled treasure of Solomon back to Rome, or did the high priests hide it somewhere in the city. Jamie meets archaeologists who have dedicated their lives to finding it.

Director: Bruce Burgess | Stars: Jamie Theakston, Lionel Fanthorpe, Shimon Gibson, Andrew Gough

Votes: 8