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1. The Man from Earth (2007)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.

Writer: Jerome Bixby | Director: Richard Schenkman | Stars: David Lee Smith, Tony Todd, John Billingsley, Ellen Crawford

Votes: 128,999

2. Abandon (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

4.9
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36 Metascore

A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job, must confront the sudden reappearance of her old boyfriend, after his two year... See full summary »

Writer: Stephen Gaghan | Director: Stephen Gaghan | Stars: Katie Holmes, Benjamin Bratt, Charlie Hunnam, Zooey Deschanel

Votes: 7,896 | Gross: $10.72M

3. Don Verdean (2015)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.4
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39 Metascore

A self-professed biblical archaeologist who has fallen on hard times starts to bend the truth in order to continue inspiring the faithful.

Writers: Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess | Director: Jared Hess | Stars: Sam Rockwell, Amy Ryan, Jemaine Clement, Danny McBride

Votes: 2,369

4. The Best of Youth (2003)

R | 383 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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89 Metascore

An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s.

Writers: Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli | Director: Marco Tullio Giordana | Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni, Jasmine Trinca, Sonia Bergamasco

Votes: 16,361 | Gross: $0.25M

5. The Red Violin (1998)

R | 130 min | Drama, Romance, Mystery

7.7
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57 Metascore

A perfect red-colored violin inspires passion, making its way through three centuries over several owners and countries, eventually ending up at an auction where it may find a new owner.

Writers: Don McKellar, François Girard | Director: François Girard | Stars: Carlo Cecchi, Jean-Luc Bideau, Christoph Koncz, Jason Flemyng

Votes: 26,761 | Gross: $9.47M

6. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)

G | 90 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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86 Metascore

Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Jean Clottes, Julien Monney, Jean-Michel Geneste

Votes: 11,247 | Gross: $5.23M

7. The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone (2013)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

4.8
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A man who stops into a foster home to drop off some donations soon tells the kids a story about two teenage friends who uncover a long-lost medallion that transports them back in time.

Writer: Bill Muir | Director: Bill Muir | Stars: William Brent, John Marengo, Sammi Hanratty, James Hong

Votes: 1,274 | Gross: $0.55M

8. Prisoners of the Sun (2013)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

3.6
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A multinational expedition discovers a lost city beneath a pyramid, where they must stop the reawakened gods of ancient Egypt from initiating the apocalypse.

Writers: Peter Atkins, Anthony Hickox | Director: Roger Christian | Stars: John Rhys-Davies, David Charvet, Carmen Chaplin, Emily Holmes

Votes: 890

9. Black Mountain Side (2014)

Not Rated | 99 min | Horror, Thriller

5.0
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Black Mountain Side follows a group of archaeologists after they uncover a strange structure in Northern Canada, dating over ten thousand years before the present. The team finds themselves... See full summary »

Writer: Nick Szostakiwskyj | Director: Nick Szostakiwskyj | Stars: Shane Twerdun, Michael Dickson, Carl Toftfelt, Marc Anthony Williams

Votes: 566

10. The Mummy (1959)

Unrated | 88 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

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In 1895, British archaeologists find and open the tomb of Egyptian Princess Ananka with nefarious consequences.

Writer: Jimmy Sangster | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Yvonne Furneaux, Eddie Byrne

Votes: 5,303

11. Crystal Skulls (2014 TV Movie)

88 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.2
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It is 2020 and the apocalypse is inevitable. 12 of 13 Crystal skulls are united causing catastrophic events. Only the 13th Skull can theoretically restore order before the Earth is destroyed from within by their power.

Writers: Denyc, Rafael Jordan | Director: Todor Chapkanov | Stars: Richard Burgi, Wendy Glenn, Sam Redford, David Rintoul

Votes: 325

12. Dead Sea (2014)

90 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.9
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A Marine Biologist is assigned to investigate the mysterious deaths of marine life in an inland salt water lake that have been attributed to a creature thought to have been the stuff of legend.

Writer: Brandon Slagle | Director: Brandon Slagle | Stars: Britt Griffith, Alexis Iacono, Jw Wiseman, Devanny Pinn

Votes: 1,486

13. Sunshine State (2002)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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69 Metascore

A woman and her new husband returns to her hometown roots in coastal northern Florida, and must deal with family, business, and encroaching real estate development.

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: Angela Bassett, Edie Falco, Alex Lewis, Alan King

Votes: 3,429 | Gross: $3.06M

14. Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus (2014)

115 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 363

15. Cities of the Underworld (2007– )

TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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As we descend beneath our modern day cities, we are met with ancient and hidden secrets. Journey with us back through history and rediscover cities of the underworld.

Stars: Don Wildman, Eric Geller, Sirin Akinci, Ashraf El-Maghrabi

Votes: 554

16. Bonekickers (2008– )

60 min | Adventure, Drama, History

4.6
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English archaeology professor 'Dolly' Parton's team handles high-profile (notably relic) finds. Often those prove relevant in the present, as such and/or as symbol for a cause. So the team ... See full summary »

Creators: Matthew Graham, Ashley Pharoah | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Julie Graham, Adrian Lester, Michael Maloney

Votes: 694

17. Ancient X-Files (2010– )

60 min | Documentary, History

6.8
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International historical documentary series looking at the enigmas behind well known classical and medieval mysteries. (the Minotaur's Labyrinth, the Holy Grail, the Phaistos Disk, The Sudarium of Oviedo)

Stars: Jason Alan Carvell, Chris Porter, Shimon Gibson, Michael Hesemann

Votes: 78

18. The Exodus Decoded (2006 TV Movie)

93 min | Documentary

6.8
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Using 'investigative archaeology' Simcha Jacobovici and his team release never before seen evidence that support the Biblical tale.

Writer: Simcha Jacobovici | Director: Simcha Jacobovici | Stars: Uzi Avner, Manfred Bietak, John Bimson, James Cameron

Votes: 331

19. Lost in Love (2005)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy

6.2
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A modern day treasure hunt for a mystical relic that turns into a love story for all time.

Writers: Christina Concetta, Raman Singh | Director: Udayan Prasad | Stars: Matthew Modine, Richard Griffiths, Alki David, Agni Scott

Votes: 236

20. Isis Rising: Curse of the Lady Mummy (2013)

Horror

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In ancient Egypt, Isis and Osiris ruled the land. All were happy for the couple except one, Set, a jealous man who killed Osiris in order to take over his kingdom. Isis snuck into Osiris' ... See full summary »

Writers: Ted Chalmers, Annie T. Conlon, Lisa Palenica | Director: Lisa Palenica | Stars: Priya Rai, James Bartholet, Michael Alvarez, William 'Bill' Connor

Votes: 291

21. The Greeks (2001 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

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Star: Liam Neeson

Votes: 51

22. In Search of Noah's Ark (1976)

G | 95 min | Documentary, Family

4.6
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An investigation into the theory that Mt. Ararat in Turkey is the final resting place of Noah's Ark.

Writers: David Balsiger, James L. Conway, Charles E. Sellier Jr. | Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Brad Crandall, Vern Adix, Melvin Cook, Eryl Cummings

Votes: 201 | Gross: $55.73M

23. Neanderthal Apocalypse (2015 TV Movie)

Documentary

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40, 000 years ago the steppes of Eurasia were home to our closest human relative, the Neanderthals. Recent genetic and archaeological discoveries have proven that they were not the ... See full summary »

Writers: Laurie K. Miller, Carsten Oblaender, John Terp | Director: Jason Levangie | Stars: Demetri Goritsas, Peter Muggleworth, Eric Supensky, Chuck Taber

Votes: 28

24. On a volé la cuisse de Jupiter (1980)

PG | 100 min | Comedy

6.2
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Antoine, a professor of Greek, and Lise, a police inspector, honeymoon in Greece. There they meet a young couple, Charles, an archaeologist, and Agnes, a dishy flirt. Charles unearths the ... See full summary »

Writers: Michel Audiard, Jean-Paul Rouland, Claude Olivier | Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Annie Girardot, Philippe Noiret, Francis Perrin, Catherine Alric

Votes: 589

25. Chasing Mummies (2010– )

60 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

4.2
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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: 119

26. Zuma (1985)

141 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

5.9
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Zuma is a movie remake of one of the oldest and most popular comic books in the Philippines. It stars Zuma, a creature donning a snake over his shoulder which perfectly accentuates his monster-like features.

Writers: Jim Fernandez, Manny Rodriguez, Hernan Robles | Director: Jun Raquiza | Stars: Max Laurel, Snooky Serna, Mark Gil, Dang Cecilio

Votes: 35

27. Planet Egypt (2011– )

Documentary, History

7.2
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Creator: Uwe Kersken | Stars: Kent Weeks, Gunter Dreyer, Salima Ikram, Donald Redford

Votes: 30

28. Jurassic (2015 Video)

139 min | Documentary, History

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Writer: Trey Smith | Director: Trey Smith | Stars: Mark Armitage, Bob Enyart, Aaron Judkins, Lawrence Krauss

29. The Tower (2004 TV Mini-Series)

400 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Documentary with interesting behind the wall look at the Tower of London. The 8 episodes covered the Tower as a Fortress, its most famous prisoners, its use as a treasure house, the Tower ... See full summary »

Stars: Sean Pertwee, Anna Keay, Geoffrey Parnell, Jeremy Ashbee

Votes: 35

30. Ammajan (1999)

145 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Writers: Monwar Hossain Dipjol, Kazi Hayat | Director: Kazi Hayat | Stars: Shabnam, Manna, Moushumi, Amin Khan

Votes: 12

31. Richard III: The King in the Car Park (2013 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.3
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This documentary looks at the search for the remains of King Richard III of England (1452-1485). After being killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field (August 22, 1485), his remains were taken... See full summary »

Directors: Louise Osmond, Pete Woods | Stars: Simon Farnaby, Leon Hunt, John Ashdown-Hill, Richard Buckley

Votes: 61

32. Mysterious Origins of Man (1996 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary

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Writer: Bill Cote | Director: Bill Cote | Stars: Carl Baugh, Robert Bauval, David Childress, Michael Cremo

Votes: 108

33. A Genesis Found (2010)

119 min | Adventure, Mystery

8.1
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In 1938, while working an excavation at Moundville Archaeological Park, Civilian Conservation Corp cadet John Patton Jr. found the key to our darkest secret - an anomalous skeleton neither ... See full summary »

Writer: Lee Fanning | Director: Lee Fanning | Stars: Elliot Moon, Elise Zieman, Luke Weaver, Bennett Parker

Votes: 22

34. Secret of the Wasteland (1941)

Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Western

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The usual gang of bad guys is out to grab up all the available ranch land. This time their object is land belonging to Chinese. As an aside, Hoppy leads some archaeologists through parts of California.

Writers: Gerald Geraghty, Harry Sinclair Drago, Clarence E. Mulford | Director: Derwin Abrahams | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Brad King, Soo Yong

Votes: 61

35. The Tomb Robbery Papyrus: Notes of a Past (2009)

97 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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A century long search for an important ancient Egyptian royal tomb ... its location defined by a discredited antique manuscript ... a young archaeologist believing in its veracity. The ... See full summary »

Writer: A.C. Lily T.-Rampenthal | Director: A.C. Lily T.-Rampenthal | Stars: Chris Abbott, Ray Anderson, David Astley, Robert Barton

Votes: 15

36. The Exodus Revealed (2001 TV Movie)

54 min | Documentary

5.8
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During the Exodus, one of the most famous miracles of the Old Testament took place. More than 3000 years have passed since Moses led two million Israelites across the Red Sea and out of the... See full summary »

Writers: Wayne P. Allen, Stephen C. Meyer | Director: Lad Allen | Stars: John A. Bloom, Frank Moore Cross, Allen R. Kerkeslager, Lennart Möller

Votes: 32

37. Iskul Bukol: 20 Years After (The Ungasis and Escaleras Adventure) (2008)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.4
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Writer: Bibeth Orteza | Director: Tony Y. Reyes | Stars: Tito Sotto, Vic Sotto, Joey de Leon, Jacky Woo

Votes: 17

38. El Tartessos de Schulten: La conquista de la ciudad perdida (2012)

67 min | Documentary

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A mythical civilization, Tartessos, became the obsession of German historian Adolf Schulten, seeking his own private Troy in South region of Spain, a sort of Atlantis, origin of Europe and his dream as pioneer of a new science: Archaology.

Writers: José Antonio Hergueta, Antonio Lobo | Director: Antonio Lobo | Stars: Mercedes Bernal, Michael Blech, Fernando Wulff, María Eugenia Rodríguez Tajuelo

39. El coyote emplumado (1983)

98 min | Comedy, Action

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An old potter and his granddaughter are invited to an archaeological convention in Acapulco where they are hired to create a copy of a well-known Mexica artifact in order to protect the original.

Writers: Goretti Lipkies, Alfredo B. Crevenna, María Elena Velasco | Directors: María Elena Velasco, Alfredo B. Crevenna | Stars: María Elena Velasco, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, Armando Soto La Marina, Carlos Riquelme

Votes: 43

40. The Great Egyptians (1998 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

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Stars: Bob Brier, Tamsin Greig, Terence Harvey, Trevor Nicholds

Votes: 25

41. Stonehenge: Decoded (2008 TV Movie)

92 min | Documentary, History

6.7
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Stonehenge Decoded presents world-renowned archaeologists as they reveal a revolutionary new theory about who built Stonehenge and why.

Writers: Colin Swash, Christopher Spencer | Director: Christopher Spencer | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Stoyan Aleksiev, Bogomil Atanasov, Fahradin Fahradinov

Votes: 96

42. What Was Ours (2016)

79 min | Documentary, History, War

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A Shoshone veteran, a teenage powwow princess, and an Arapaho journalist discover their purpose on the Wind River Indian Reservation as they seek lost artifacts.

Director: Mat Hames

43. The Hobbit Enigma (2008 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

7.5
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The Hobbit Enigma examines one of the greatest controversies in science today: just what did scientists really find when they uncovered the tiny, human-like skeleton of a strange creature ... See full summary »

Writers: Simon Nasht, Annamaria Talas | Directors: Simon Nasht, Annamaria Talas

Votes: 20

44. The Lost Pyramid (2008 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

7.0
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A study of the ruined Egyptian pyramid of the pharaoh Djedefre, including evidence from a ten-year excavation which supports new theories about his reign and the pyramid's importance.

Directors: Dan Oliver, Nat Sharman, Shaun Trevisick | Stars: Stephen Rashbrook, Peter Brand, Vassil Dobrev, Aidan Dodson

Votes: 34

45. Hippocrates in Olympia (2002 Video)

52 min | Documentary, History, Sport

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Hippocrates, known as the father of medicine, has been passionately studied for centuries for being the first pioneer into what we now know as the field of modern day health care. In ... See full summary »

Writers: Judy Blish, Christos Lolas, Giorgos Petritsis | Director: Giorgos Petritsis | Star: Peter Ustinov

46. Noah's Ark: The Real Story (2003)

50 min | Documentary

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A documentary that reexamines the biblical story of Noah in light of new archaeological evidence.

Director: Jean-Claude Bragard | Stars: George Couyas, Souad Faress, Nabil Massad, Peter Polycarpou

47. Timesplitters (2001 Video Game)

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Stars: Barbara Whitehill, Elaine Marsh, Andy Whitehill, Jo Whitehill

Votes: 178

48. Scanning The End (2016)

65 min | Documentary

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Deep in the jungle of southern Mexico lies the ancient Maya city of Uxul which is being investigated by researchers from the University of Bonn, Germany under the direction of Prof. Dr. ... See full summary »

Writer: Juan Aguilar | Director: Juan Aguilar | Stars: Juan Aguilar, Chance Coughenour, Nikolai Grube, Mallory Matsumoto

49. Secrets from the Sky (2014– )

22 min | Documentary

7.1
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Using an octocopter, historian Bettany Hughes and aerial archaeologist Ben Robinson, explore various sites of historic interest from a new perspective, the air.

Stars: Bettany Hughes, Ben Robinson

Votes: 8

50. The Riddle of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Mysteries of the Bible Unravelled (1990 TV Movie)

80 min | Documentary

6.9
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Documentary based on the controversial theories of Dr. Barbara Thiering, who contends that the Dead Sea Scrolls reference Jesus and John the Baptist.

Writers: Rowan Ayres, Barbara Thiering | Director: Richard Cassidy | Stars: Rowan Ayres, George Burke, Philip Davis, Jérôme Murphy-O'Connor

Votes: 7