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1. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

R | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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41 Metascore

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Michael Lee Gogin

Votes: 224,473 | Gross: $10.56M

2. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

R | 145 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.2
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75 Metascore

The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava, Josh Evans

Votes: 81,902 | Gross: $70.00M

3. Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding (2011)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.9
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45 Metascore

An uptight New York City lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother's farmhouse upstate for a family vacation.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Elizabeth Olsen, Nat Wolff

Votes: 6,540 | Gross: $0.54M

4. Harold and Maude (1971)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 60,011

5. The Experiment (2010)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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26 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.

Director: Paul Scheuring | Stars: Adrien Brody, Cam Gigandet, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace

Votes: 44,420

6. Hair (1979)

PG | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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68 Metascore

Claude Bukowski leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly embraced into the hippie group of youngsters led by Berger, yet he's already been drafted. He soon falls in love with Sheila Franklin, a rich girl but still a rebel inside.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: John Savage, Treat Williams, Beverly D'Angelo, Annie Golden

Votes: 28,783

7. Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012)

R | 122 min | Drama

6.3
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48 Metascore

Alabama; 1969: The death of a clan's estranged wife and mother brings together two very different families. Do the scars of the past hide differences that will tear them apart, or expose truths that could lead to unexpected collisions?

Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Tippi Hedren, Kevin Bacon, Ray Stevenson, Robert Patrick

Votes: 2,405 | Gross: $0.01M

8. Woodstock (1970)

R | 184 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.1
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The film chronicle of the legendary 1969 music festival.

Director: Michael Wadleigh | Stars: Joan Baez, Richie Havens, Roger Daltrey, Joe Cocker

Votes: 13,436 | Gross: $13.30M

9. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.4
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76 Metascore

A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek, Bruno Ganz

Votes: 31,240 | Gross: $0.48M

10. The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003)

PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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87 Metascore

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Robert McNamara, John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, Richard Nixon

Votes: 20,160 | Gross: $4.19M

11. Path to War (2002 TV Movie)

165 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.4
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In the mid-1960s, President Johnson and his foreign-policy team debate the decision to withdraw from or escalate the war in Vietnam.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Michael Gambon, Donald Sutherland, Alec Baldwin, Bruce McGill

Votes: 2,544

12. Talk to Me (2007)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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69 Metascore

The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.

Director: Kasi Lemmons | Stars: Don Cheadle, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bruce McFee, Mike Epps

Votes: 8,696 | Gross: $4.47M

13. Daniel (1983)

R | 130 min | Drama

6.7
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Daniel Isaacson attempts to determine the true complicity of his parents Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed for espionage in the 1950s.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Mandy Patinkin, Lindsay Crouse, Edward Asner

Votes: 911

14. Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)

97 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella, Ed Begley Jr., Peter Gerety

Votes: 1,950

15. A Bright Shining Lie (1998 TV Movie)

R | 118 min | Drama, War

6.5
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True story of Army man John Paul Vann, whose military success provided him the fulfillment he never found in his personal life.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Bill Paxton, Bo Eason, William L. Mansey, Karina Logue

Votes: 1,247

16. Day Zero (2007)

R | 92 min | Drama

6.0
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41 Metascore

The military draft is back, three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time, they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor.

Director: Bryan Gunnar Cole | Stars: Elijah Wood, Chris Klein, Jon Bernthal, Ginnifer Goodwin

Votes: 2,591 | Gross: $0.01M

17. Facing Ali (2009)

R | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.1
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Ten of Muhammad Ali's former rivals pay tribute to the three-time world heavyweight champion.

Director: Pete McCormack | Stars: George Chuvalo, Henry Cooper, George Foreman, Joe Frazier

Votes: 2,785

18. The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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64 Metascore

A documentary on the life of John Lennon, with a focus on the time in his life when he transformed from a musician into an antiwar activist.

Directors: David Leaf, John Scheinfeld | Stars: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Stew Albert, Tariq Ali

Votes: 4,909 | Gross: $1.10M

19. The Weather Underground (2002)

Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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77 Metascore

The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.

Directors: Sam Green, Bill Siegel | Stars: Lili Taylor, Pamela Z, Jim Lange, Evan White

Votes: 3,120 | Gross: $0.56M

20. A Small Circle of Friends (1980)

R | 113 min | Drama

6.0
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Harvard in the 1960's: a time of social upheaval and student unrest. Three students bond together, challenge the system and begin to lose their ideals.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Brad Davis, Karen Allen, Jameson Parker, Shelley Long

Votes: 348

21. Countdown to Looking Glass (1984 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.4
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Docudrama uses fictional reports of a crisis in the Middle East, which leads to a nuclear confrontation between the US and the USSR. "Looking Glass" is the code word for the Strategic Air ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Barzyk | Stars: Scott Glenn, Michael Murphy, Helen Shaver, Patrick Watson

Votes: 346

22. 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, Rosario Dawson, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 362

23. Basement (2010)

77 min | Horror, Thriller

2.3
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Six friends are lured to an underground basement for a sinister experiment, will they escape, but most importantly will they live or die?

Director: Asham Kamboj | Stars: Danny Dyer, Jimi Mistry, Kierston Wareing, Emily Beecham

Votes: 589

24. Street Scenes (1970)

75 min | Documentary

6.7
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In the late Spring of 1970, nationwide protests against the war in Vietnam focused in the Wall Street area of New York City and ultimately in a major anti-war demonstration in Washington, ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Verna Bloom, Jay Cocks, Harvey Keitel, William Kunstler

Votes: 148

25. The Nude Restaurant (1967)

100 min

6.1
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At a New York City restaurant, the patrons are men, nude but for a G-string, waited on by one woman, also clad in a G-string (played by Viva) and a G-bestringed (bestrung?) waiter. Some of ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Warhol | Stars: Brigid Berlin, Julian Burrough, Taylor Mead, Allen Midgette

Votes: 100

26. FTA (1972)

R | 97 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

6.4
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A documentary about a political troupe headed by actors Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland which traveled to towns near military bases in the US in the early 1970s. The group put on shows ... See full summary »

Director: Francine Parker | Stars: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Pamela Donegan, Len Chandler

Votes: 206

27. The Year That Trembled (2002)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.2
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34 Metascore

The Year That Trembled is a 1970 coming-of-age story set in the shadow of Kent State that focuses on a group of young characters facing the Vietnam Draft Lottery.

Director: Jay Craven | Stars: Jonathan Brandis, Charlie Finn, Jay R. Ferguson, Meredith Monroe

Votes: 167

28. One Night Stand (1984)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.0
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In Australia, four teenagers in a Sydney theater are astounded to hear the news that a nuclear war has broken out in Eastern Europe. They try to figure out the best way they can survive the coming conflagration.

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Tyler Coppin, Cassandra Delaney, Jay Hackett, Saskia Post

Votes: 125

29. Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train (2004)

78 min | Documentary

7.5
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65 Metascore

The life and times of Howard Zinn: the historian, activist, and author of several classics including "A Peoples History of the United States". Archival footage, and commentary by friend, colleagues and Zinn himself.

Directors: Deb Ellis, Denis Mueller | Stars: Matt Damon, Daniel Berrigan, Howard Zinn, Alice Walker

Votes: 721 | Gross: $0.12M

30. Sir! No Sir! (2005)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, War

7.8
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74 Metascore

This feature-length documentary focuses on the efforts by troops in the U.S. military during the Vietnam War to oppose the war effort by peaceful demonstration and subversion. It speaks ... See full summary »

Director: David Zeiger | Stars: Michael Alaimo, Edward Asner, Joe Bangert, Tom Bernard

Votes: 595 | Gross: $0.11M

31. Conventioneers (2005)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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60 Metascore

At the 2004 Republican Nation Convention, love blooms between a Republican delegate and a Democrat protesting the event.

Director: Mora Stephens | Stars: Basil, Adrian Blue, Jennifer Brown, Alison Cimmet

Votes: 177

32. R.A.S. (1973)

110 min | Drama, War

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Three French conscripts with diverse political motives, are sent to a disciplinary battalion in the midst of the Algerian war. Major Lecoq is to build an elite unit with these wayward soldiers who are exposed to war, torture and death.

Director: Yves Boisset | Stars: Jacques Spiesser, Jacques Villeret, Jacques Weber, Claude Brosset

Votes: 113

33. Underground (1976)

87 min | Documentary

6.7
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It's the mid 1970s and the Weather Underground Organization (WUO), a radical (and violent) offshoot of the Students for a Democratic Society, explains to leftist filmmakers the difficulties... See full summary »

Directors: Emile de Antonio, Mary Lampson, Haskell Wexler | Stars: Bill Ayers, Kathy Boudin, Emile de Antonio, Bernardine Dohrn

Votes: 115

34. My Generation (2000)

103 min | Documentary, Music

7.1
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Directors: Thomas Haneke, Barbara Kopple | Stars: Aerosmith, Dickey Betts, Blues Traveler, Joe Cocker

Votes: 148

35. War Brides (1916)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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Joan is loved by a young man of the village and they are married. In a few weeks the husband, a soldier, is sent to the war-front along with his three brothers. Word is received that her ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Alla Nazimova, Charles Hutchison, Charles Bryant, William Bailey

Votes: 5

36. Outspoken: Los Angeles (2007)

100 min | Documentary

6.5
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Documentary that focuses on both Veterans and civilians in Los Angeles that fight the American occupation of Iraq.

Director: David Bianchi | Stars: David Bianchi, Jane Bright, Richard Byrd, Vickie Castro

Votes: 6

37. Get Up, Stand Up (2003– )

330 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.2
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Stars: Bono, Billy Bragg, Michael Franti, Jim Kerr

Votes: 77

38. 68 (2008 TV Movie)

110 min | Documentary, History, War

7.9
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From Washington to Saigon, Rome to Mexico, Paris to London, a wave of demonstrations shakes the world. 68 travels back in time to war torn Vietnam, freed and occupied Prague, Paris demonstrating, revolution in the Americas.

Director: Patrick Rotman | Stars: Edouard Balladur, The Beatles, Claude Berri, Leonid Brezhnev

Votes: 50

39. Noam Chomsky on the World: The Chomsky Sessions (2008 Video)

Unrated | 70 min | Documentary

7.0
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Director: Will Pascoe | Star: Noam Chomsky

Votes: 21

40. John & Yoko's Year of Peace (2000 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

7.1
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Director: Paul McGrath | Stars: Laurie Brown, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Jerry Levitan

Votes: 79

41. Summer '68 (1969)

55 min | Documentary

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Directors: John Douglas, Norman Fruchter

42. What Do We Want, When Do We Want It (2008)

5 min | Short

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Combining a letter written by Trappist monk Thomas Merton in 1962 with footage from a 2007 anti-war march, this is an exploration of why people protest and why people march.

Director: Alex Jablonski

43. Led to Believe (2007)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, War

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Roland Marvel is a man in hiding, working as handyman at a small Tennessee church. But when a charismatic minister and an intriguing young woman come into his life, he finds the tragedy of ... See full summary »

Director: Allan McCall | Stars: Richard Shaluly, Greg Welsch, Amanda Bailey, Jacquelyn Knabusch

44. Grace at Camp Casey (2005 Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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Short documentary on the protest that helped turn the tide of public opinion against the Iraq war. In interviews of Cindy Sheehan, Celeste Zappala, and other key figures during their 2005 ... See full summary »

Director: Carolyn Sortor

45. This Is Only a Test (1984)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Joseph Viszmeg

46. On the Line (2007)

55 min | Documentary

6.6
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An act of civil disobedience at America's largest ongoing protest brings graduate student Brian DeRouen face-to-face with the pressing constitutional issues of today. His non-violent action... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Glenn, Jason A. Schmidt | Stars: Roy Bourgeois, Brian DeRouen, John Perkins, Helen Prejean

Votes: 22

47. The Century: America's Time (1999– )
Episode: 1971-1975: Approaching the Apocalypse (1999)

Not Rated | Documentary

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From Nixon's inauguration to his resignation, this episode details the developments in the American psyche from the first moon landing to the end of the Vietnam war and beyond to disco and Attica and the Watergate scandal.

Stars: Spiro Agnew, Buzz Aldrin, Stephen Ambrose, Neil Armstrong

48. Quantum Leap (1989–1993)
Episode: Animal Frat - October 19, 1967 (1990)

TV-PG | 47 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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Finding himself the king of an "Animal House" fraternity, Sam must win the confidence of a beautiful female activist and prevent the bombing of a school building.

Director: Gilbert M. Shilton | Stars: Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Stacy Edwards, Raphael Sbarge

Votes: 194

49. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)
Episode: Not That Much Different (1969)

Not Rated | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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The leader of a band of protesters is killed while confronting the general of a foreign nation. Authorities initially believe it was an assassination attempt on the general's life. Five-O, ... See full summary »

Director: Abner Biberman | Stars: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Zulu, Kam Fong

Votes: 91

50. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: Tom Morello, Troubadour for Justice (2012)

TV-G | 57 min | News, Talk-Show

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Tom Morello is the Harvard-educated guitarist who played for Rage Against the Machine, and then for Audioslave. Rolling Stone chose his album "World Wide Rebel Songs" as one of the best of ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Morello, Bill Moyers