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1. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.3
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42 Metascore

The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel

Votes: 348,090 | Gross: $352.39M

2. The World at War (1973–1976)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

9.2
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A series of documentaries about World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Anthony Eden, Averell Harriman, Albert Speer

Votes: 14,996

3. Che: Part One (2008)

Not Rated | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Julia Ormond, Benicio Del Toro, Oscar Isaac, Pablo Guevara

Votes: 40,398 | Gross: $1.73M

4. 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: 20,467 | Gross: $4.19M

5. The War (2007)

TV-14 | 124 min | Documentary, History, War

9.1
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A seven-part series focusing on the many ways in which the Second World War impacted the lives of American families.

Stars: Keith David, Katharine Phillips, Tom Hanks, Paul Fussell

Votes: 3,176

6. Che: Part Two (2008)

Not Rated | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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64 Metascore

In 1967, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara leads a small partisan army to fight an ill-fated revolutionary guerrilla war in Bolivia, South America.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Demián Bichir, Rodrigo Santoro, Benicio Del Toro, Catalina Sandino Moreno

Votes: 29,167

7. G.I. Joe (1985–1986)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.8
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An elite special missions force fights against the terrorist forces of Cobra.

Stars: Jackson Beck, Christopher Collins, Michael Bell, Neil Ross

Votes: 3,782

8. Frontline (1983– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Stars: Will Lyman, Sarah Childress, Arun Rath, Martin Smith

Votes: 1,149

9. G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987 Video)

Not Rated | 93 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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The heroic G.I. Joe action force must oppose the ruthless Cobra organization that has secretly allied with a subterranean reptilian people who were their founders.

Director: Don Jurwich | Stars: Charlie Adler, Shuko Akune, Jack Angel, Michael Bell

Votes: 4,333

10. G.I. Joe: Renegades (2010–2011)

Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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This animated series shows the Joes on the run from the Government, trying to clear their names and stop their evil nemesis, Cobra

Stars: Jason Marsden, Matthew Yang King, Kevin Michael Richardson, Natalia Cigliuti

Votes: 784

11. No End in Sight (2007)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary, War

8.3
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89 Metascore

A comprehensive look at the Bush Administration's conduct of the Iraq war and its occupation of the country.

Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Campbell Scott, Gerald Burke, Ali Fadhil, Omar Fekeiki

Votes: 7,620 | Gross: $1.43M

12. Truman (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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Though considered unqualified, Harry S. Truman becomes the 33rd president following the April 1945 death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Gary Sinise, Diana Scarwid, Richard Dysart, Colm Feore

Votes: 1,989

13. The Geisha Boy (1958)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy

6.5
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Gilbert Wooley is a second-rate magician who is sent to entertain the troops in the pacific. During his time in Japan he becomes attached to a little orphan boy.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Marie McDonald, Sessue Hayakawa, Barton MacLane

Votes: 1,438

14. Battlefield (1995– )

Documentary, History, War

8.6
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Major battles of World War II are recounted in depth.

Stars: Jonathan Booth, Tim Pigott-Smith

Votes: 353

15. The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (2004)

157 min | Documentary, History

8.9
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78 Metascore

A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.

Stars: Gilles Kepel, Melvin Goodman, Stephen Holmes, William Kristol

Votes: 3,476

16. Countdown to Zero (2010)

PG | 91 min | Documentary

7.0
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70 Metascore

A documentary about how the likelihood of nuclear weapons (or fissile materials) usage has increased due to the rise of terrorism and lack of safeguards and verification.

Director: Lucy Walker | Stars: Graham Allison, James Baker III, Bruce Blair, Tony Blair

Votes: 2,030 | Gross: $0.27M

17. The Missiles of October (1974 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama, History, Thriller

8.3
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Based in part on Robert F. Kennedy's book, "Thirteen Days," this film profiles the Kennedy Administration's actions during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Director: Anthony Page | Stars: William Devane, Ralph Bellamy, Howard Da Silva, James Hong

Votes: 824

18. Why We Fight (2005)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary, History, War

8.1
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68 Metascore

Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Gore Vidal, John McCain, Ken Adelman, John Ashcroft

Votes: 9,362 | Gross: $1.44M

19. War of the Century (1999– )

200 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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Documentary examining Operation Barbarossa, Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941.

Stars: John Erickson, Stephen Walsh, Samuel West

Votes: 379

20. Cold War (1998)

1,120 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Anatoli Dobrynin, Robert McNamara, Vladimir Yerofeyev

Votes: 632

21. Vietnam: A Television History (1983– )

660 min | Documentary, History, War

8.6
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Who is the narrators on Vietnam tv show on tbs

Stars: Will Lyman, Henry Kissinger, Tin Bui, Van Dong Pham

Votes: 261

22. Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers (2006)

75 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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68 Metascore

Robert Greenwald looks at war profiteering in Iraq by private contracting companies Halliburton, CACI, and KBR.

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Katy Helvenston-Wettengal, Scott Helvenston, Donna Zovko, Jozo Zovko

Votes: 1,524

23. The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter (1980)

65 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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Documentary about women working in factories during WWII and resultant loss of jobs after the war. Five women tell their stories. Fascinating clips of racist, sexist propaganda of the era.

Director: Connie Field | Stars: Wanita Allen, Gladys Belcher, Lyn Childs, Lola Weixel

Votes: 243

24. Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (1998– )

53 min | Documentary, War

7.2
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Based on information derived from formerly classified documents and messages, coupled with interviews with experts, authors and eyewitnesses from all over the world, SECRET OF WAR is the ... See full summary »

Stars: Charlton Heston, Thomas B. Allen, Norman Polmar, Mark Seaman

Votes: 102

25. Crusade in Europe (1949– )

30 min | Documentary, News, War

7.2
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Based on the title of General Eisenhower's book, combat film from from World War II. This was the first documentary series produced for television.

Stars: Maurice Joyce, Westbrook Van Voorhis, Hugh James, Dwight D. Eisenhower

Votes: 28

26. The American President (2000– )

Documentary, History

7.6
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Stars: Walter Cronkite, Morley Safer, Andrew Young, Dale Bumpers

Votes: 49

27. The Century of Warfare (1994– )

50 min | Documentary, History, War

8.3
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Stars: Robert Powell, Dai Bao, Fulgencio Batista, David Beatty

Votes: 128

28. Divide and Conquer (1943)

57 min | Documentary, History, War

7.4
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The World War II US Government account of the European theatre of the war from after the English and French entry to the fall of France.

Directors: Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak | Stars: General Bergeret, Karl Brandt, Winston Churchill, Warren J. Clear

Votes: 562

29. Superpower (2008)

PG-13 | 119 min | Documentary, History, War

7.2
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Superpower illustrates how the United States has leveraged its position to ensure unilateral world domination through absolute economic and military superiority and government deception.

Director: Barbara-Anne Steegmuller | Stars: Christy Johnson, Max Carter, Harry S. Truman, Eric L. Haney

Votes: 309

30. The Great Wall of Iron (1989– )

60 min | Documentary, History, War

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A five hour television series in five parts examining China's People's Liberation Army.

Stars: Jack Thompson, Anthony Brandon Wong, Martin Dew

31. This Is Korea! (1951)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary, War

6.2
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Director John Ford's documentary about the beginnings of the Korean War, after North Korenn troops invaded South Korea and battled U.S., South Korean and United Nations forces. Notable in ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Edward A. Craig, John Ireland, Turner Joy, Douglas MacArthur

Votes: 118

32. Rethink Afghanistan (2009)

Not Rated | 62 min | Documentary, War

6.8
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Rethink Afghanistan is a ground-breaking, full-length documentary focusing on the key issues surrounding the war. The film raises critical questions regarding Afghanistan. Segments of this ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Tariq Ali, Faiysal Alikhan, Andrew Bacevich, Robert Baer

Votes: 87

33. WW1: The First Modern War (2014– )

Documentary

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Stars: Thomas Bromhead, David Silbey

Votes: 22

34. Korea: The Unknown War (1988– )

360 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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A documentary about the Korean War by Thames Television that aired in the Summer of 1988 and in the US in August 1990 through WGBH Boston. Including interviews with participants from both ... See full summary »

Stars: Ho-sang An, Keyes Beech, Valentin Berezhkov, Wilfred Burchett

Votes: 16

35. Soviet War Scare 1983 (2007 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.9
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On November 8th 1983 World War III almost began, and with it a nuclear apocalypse. This day is now acknowledged as one of most perilous on the whole of the Cold War.

Director: Henry Chancellor | Stars: Robert Cambrinus, Olegar Fedoro, Gina McKee, Boris Isarov

Votes: 79

36. Air Power (1956–1958)

30 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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Produced shortly after the fiftieth anniversary of powered flight, this documentary series, hosted by veteran news anchor Walter Cronkite, traced the development of flight from the Wright ... See full summary »

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Michael Redgrave, Art Carney, James Doolittle

Votes: 24

37. A Call to Arms (2009)

85 min | Documentary, History, War

6.8
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The eyewitness story of the illegal U.S. and U.K. military anthrax vaccination programs, which is recommended by Montel Williams as the Must-See Documentary of the Year. Because of the ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Miller | Stars: Michael Douglas, Linda Hamilton, Scott Miller, Melissa Mosich Miller

Votes: 44

38. The Other Side of Suez (2004 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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Stars: Ben Miles, Mohamed Auda, Talaat Badrawi, Mordechai Bar-On

Votes: 13

39. Submarines: Sharks of Steel (1993)

240 min | War

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Director: Scott Hicks

Votes: 27

40. Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space (2009)

43 min | Documentary

7.2
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When a war starts in space, can anyone really win?

Director: Denis Delestrac | Stars: George W. Bush, Helen Caldicott, Kevin Chilton, Noam Chomsky

Votes: 65

41. Nuclear Tipping Point (2010)

Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary

7.3
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A documentary produced by the Nuclear Security Project to raise awareness about nuclear threats and to help build support for the urgent actions needed to reduce nuclear dangers.

Director: Ben Goddard | Stars: Michael Douglas, Mikhail Gorbachev, John F. Kennedy, Henry Kissinger

Votes: 17

42. Die Kuba-Krise 1962 (1969 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

8.0
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Director: Rudolf Nussgruber | Stars: Helmut Förnbacher, Werner Kreindl, Hanns Ernst Jäger, Herbert Tiede

Votes: 9

43. Israel's Secret Weapon (2003 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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A documentary of Israel's weapons of Mass destruction.

Stars: Ronen Bergman, Mary Eoloff, Nick Eoloff, Uzi Even

Votes: 52

44. On the Brink: Doomsday (1997 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, War

6.9
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The A-Bomb, the H-Bomb, Cold War, Kennedy, Khrushchev, Yeltsin, Reagan...Who said that the world was a safe place?

Director: Gary Parker | Stars: Ed Green, Peter Roman, R. Cargill Hall, Vassily Reshetnikov

Votes: 17

45. The Last Days of World War II (1995 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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The end of the Second World War in Europe, and the aftermath: war criminals to be brought to trial, stolen art treasures to be returned to their rightful owners.

Stars: Bill Ratner, Konstantin Akinsha, Kenneth Alford, Tom Allen

Votes: 76

46. Pete-Roleum and His Cousins (1939)

Approved | 25 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.1
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Pete illustrates the many uses of oil in daily life, showing that the world depends on it.

Director: Joseph Losey | Star: Charles R. Bowers

Votes: 73

47. Otvetnyy khod (1981)

84 min | Drama, Action, Adventure

6.7
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Sequel of "In the Zone of Special Attention" about military training of Soviet paratroopers and marines.

Director: Mikhail Tumanishvili | Stars: Boris Galkin, Vadim Spiridonov, Valentina Berezutskaya, Anatoliy Kuznetsov

Votes: 116

48. Danmark i den kolde krig (2000– )

28 min | Documentary, History

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Documentary series about Denmark during The Cold War.

Stars: Grete Tulinius, Kjeld Olesen, David Jens Adler, Elias Bredsdorff

49. Henry Kissinger - Geheimnisse einer Supermacht (2008 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

6.3
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Director: Stephan Lamby | Stars: Salvador Allende, Carl Bernstein, Willy Brandt, Leonid Brezhnev

Votes: 16

50. Onward Christian Soldiers

27 min | Documentary, Short

A documentary about former soldier Christian who tells his story in his own words about his journey to help the homeless and raise funds for 'Help for Heroes'

Director: Jim Ford