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1. Forrest Gump (1994)

PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance

8.8
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82 Metascore

Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Votes: 1,245,696 | Gross: $329.69M

2. Watchmen (2009)

R | 162 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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56 Metascore

In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

Votes: 391,137 | Gross: $107.50M

3. Salt (2010)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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65 Metascore

A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Angelina Jolie Pitt, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski

Votes: 245,068 | Gross: $118.31M

4. JFK (1991)

R | 189 min | Drama, History, Thriller

8.0
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72 Metascore

A New Orleans DA discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau

Votes: 113,138 | Gross: $70.41M

5. Hotel Rwanda (2004)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, History, War

8.1
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79 Metascore

The true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Xolani Mali

Votes: 263,694 | Gross: $23.47M

6. Johnny English Reborn (2011)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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46 Metascore

Johnny English goes up against international assassins hunting down the Chinese premier.

Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West, Roger Barclay

Votes: 89,310 | Gross: $8.13M

7. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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48 Metascore

Benjamin Gates must follow a clue left in John Wilkes Booth's diary to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Jon Voight

Votes: 182,662 | Gross: $219.96M

8. The Birth of a Nation (1915)

Not Rated | 165 min | Drama, History, War

6.8
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The American Civil War divides friends and destroys families, but that's nothing compared to the anarchy in the black-ruled South after the war.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper

Votes: 16,907 | Gross: $3.00M

9. Vantage Point (2008)

PG-13 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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40 Metascore

The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Forest Whitaker, Matthew Fox, Bruce McGill

Votes: 127,319 | Gross: $72.27M

10. In the Line of Fire (1993)

R | 128 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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74 Metascore

Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott

Votes: 73,815 | Gross: $102.31M

11. The Conspirator (2010)

PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.0
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55 Metascore

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robin Wright, James McAvoy, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin Kline

Votes: 23,658 | Gross: $11.54M

12. The Kennedys (2011 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 346 min | Drama, History

7.7
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The triumphs and tragedies of the most popular political family in American history.

Stars: Greg Kinnear, Barry Pepper, Katie Holmes, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 5,817

13. The Professional (1981)

108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Victim of a plot which has resulted in his imprisonment in a Central African jail for two years, a French secret agent arrives in Paris to settle accounts.

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Desailly, Cyrielle Clair, Marie-Christine Descouard

Votes: 9,383

14. The Killer (1989)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A disillusioned assassin accepts one last hit in hopes of using his earnings to restore vision to a singer he accidentally blinded, only to be double-crossed by his boss.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Danny Lee, Sally Yeh, Kong Chu

Votes: 38,570

15. Killing Kennedy (2013 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Based on Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's best seller comes this shocking thriller starring Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin. As John F. Kennedy (Lowe) rises to become U.S. president, a ... See full summary »

Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Rob Lowe, Will Rothhaar, Jack Noseworthy, Casey Siemaszko

Votes: 2,762

16. XIII: The Conspiracy (2008 TV Mini-Series)

R | 136 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

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The first female US President Sally Sheridan is shot dead by a sniper during her Veterans Day speech. Her assassin narrowly escapes the scene with his life, national security hot on his ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Dorff, Caterina Murino, Greg Bryk, Stephen McHattie

Votes: 5,999

17. Winter Kills (1979)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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The Pickering Commission concluded that a lone gunman killed the US President in 1960, in Philadelphia, but 19 years later a dying man confesses to be one of the real hit-men who killed President Kegan, sparking an investigation.

Director: William Richert | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Huston, Anthony Perkins, Eli Wallach

Votes: 1,363

18. Executive Action (1973)

PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.7
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Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.

Director: David Miller | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Will Geer, Gilbert Green

Votes: 1,689

19. Land of the Blind (2006)

R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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32 Metascore

A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.

Director: Robert Edwards | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Donald Sutherland, Tom Hollander, Lara Flynn Boyle

Votes: 3,196

20. Ruby (1992)

R | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.5
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An exploration of certain conspiracy theories surrounding the JFK assassination from Jack Ruby's perspective. Ruby owns a run-down strip club in Dallas, and does what he can for credibility... See full summary »

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Danny Aiello, Sherilyn Fenn, Tobin Bell, Joe Cortese

Votes: 1,185 | Gross: $0.92M

21. The Killing of America (1981)

90 min | Documentary, Crime

7.7
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A documentary of the decline of America. It features a lot a great footage (most exclusive to this film) from race riots to serial killers and much-much more.

Directors: Sheldon Renan, Leonard Schrader | Stars: Chuck Riley, Ed Dorris, Thomas Noguchi, Sirhan Sirhan

Votes: 1,152

22. I as in Icarus (1979)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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After the recently re-elected President of a fictitious state has been assassinated, one of the members of the investigation committee refuses to sign the final report and is given the task... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Yves Montand, Michel Albertini, Roland Amstutz, Jean-Pierre Bagot

Votes: 2,374

23. Kennedy (1983 TV Mini-Series)

282 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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Biography of the 1961-1963 presidency of John F. Kennedy.

Stars: John Shea, E.G. Marshall, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Andrew Rayden

Votes: 425

24. Splinter Cell: Conviction (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Following Sam Fisher's stint as a double agent, Fisher returns out of hiding having learned that his daughter's death was no accident. Betrayed by the agency he gave his life to, Fisher now... See full summary »

Directors: Sean Stanek, Maxime Beland, David Chateauneuf | Stars: Michael Ironside, Lynne Adams, Tyrone Benskin, Claudia Besso

Votes: 2,049

25. Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001 TV Movie)

163 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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They were more than Washington wives. They were part of an American dream known as Camelot. With strength and cunning they upheld their public image by concealing their private truths. ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Shaw | Stars: Jill Hennessy, Lauren Holly, Leslie Stefanson, Daniel Hugh Kelly

Votes: 325

26. The Men Who Killed Kennedy (1988 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History

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A detailed examination of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, with emphasis on the discrepancies and inconsistencies in the government's official version of events.

Stars: John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, Hilary Minster, Jack Ruby

Votes: 446

27. The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Drama, History

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April 14, 1865. As four year of Civil War draw to a close, our country again faces unforgettable tragedy: the assassination of the President. Starring Lance Henriksen as the Great ... See full summary »

Director: John Gray | Stars: Rob Morrow, Lance Henriksen, Donna Murphy, Jean Louisa Kelly

Votes: 299

28. Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination (1963)

1 min | Documentary, Short, Crime

7.9
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The home movie footage that caught the assassination of the American President, John F. Kennedy.

Director: Abraham Zapruder | Stars: Charles Brehm, Howard Brennan, John Connally, Nellie Connally

Votes: 1,753

29. The Commission (2003)

102 min | Drama

6.7
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Using transcripts from the Warren Commission Report, this film documents the workings of the Warren Commission, which investigated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

Director: Mark Sobel | Stars: Martin Landau, Sam Waterston, Martin Sheen, Edward Asner

Votes: 109

30. Sadat (1983– )

PG | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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The dramatization of the life of Egyptian leader Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat, from his early years as a young officer fighting the British to his assassination in 1981.

Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., John Rhys-Davies, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 192

31. Mystère (1983)

84 min | Thriller

5.9
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Assassins are after a prostitute who has come into possession of a cigarette lighter that, unbeknownst to her, contains the negatives that show a politician's assassination.

Director: Carlo Vanzina | Stars: Carole Bouquet, Phil Coccioletti, Duilio Del Prete, John Steiner

Votes: 85

32. Ruby and Oswald (1978 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, History

5.8
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A docudrama about the events surrounding the assassination of the 35th United States President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, in 1963, based on eyewitness and other testimonies.

Director: Mel Stuart | Stars: Michael Lerner, Frederic Forrest, Doris Roberts, Lou Frizzell

Votes: 72

33. 11-22-63: The Day the Nation Cried (1989 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.9
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Through exclusive and previously unseen footage from family archives and the local TV station near the infamous "grassy knoll," plus the insightful recollestions of Gerald Ford, Coretta ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Halford | Stars: James Earl Jones, Ralph Abernathy, McGeorge Bundy, Carol Channing

Votes: 40

34. Image of an Assassination: A New Look at the Zapruder Film (1998 TV Movie)

88 min | Documentary, History

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Abraham Zapruder's home-camera footage of the assassination of John F. Kennedy is treated to digital re-mastering. We also get to see the images hidden "between the sprocket holes," making ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Dean, Joseph Barabe, Phil Chamberlain, Jack Harrison

Votes: 159

35. 7th Son

Thriller | Announced

A group of strangers come together after an assassination of the U.S. president and make an unusual discover about themselves.

36. The JFK Assassination: The Jim Garrison Tapes (1992)

96 min | Documentary

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Director: John Barbour | Stars: Jim Garrison, Bill Alford, F. Irvin Dymond, David Ferrie

Votes: 108

37. Peter Jennings Reporting: The Kennedy Assassination - Beyond Conspiracy (2003 TV Movie)

86 min | Documentary, History

6.5
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Forty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, more than 80% of Americans still believe that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone. This documentary attempts to separate fact from conspiracy theories to get to the truth.

Director: Mark Obenhaus | Stars: Robert Goldberg, John F. Kennedy, Robert Dallek, Lee Harvey Oswald

Votes: 214

38. Ang tanging ina n'yong lahat (2008)

105 min | Comedy

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Director: Wenn V. Deramas | Stars: Ai-Ai de las Alas, Eugene Domingo, Shaina Magdayao, Carlo Aquino

Votes: 52

39. They've Killed President Lincoln! (1971 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama, History

7.4
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The events surrounding the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865, dramatized using simulated documentary footage.

Director: Robert Guenette | Stars: Richard Basehart, Richard Bauer, Mark D'Angelo, Brian Donohue

Votes: 13

40. The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924)

120 min | Biography, History

5.5
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A biographical film featuring the presidency and assassination of Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: George A. Billings, Danny Hoy, Ruth Clifford, Nell Craig

Votes: 16

41. Since (1966)

67 min | Drama, History

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Andy Warhol's experimental reconstruction of the assassination of the President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, which serves as his critical commentary on the way the media presented the tragic event.

Director: Andy Warhol | Stars: Gerard Malanga, Ivy Nicholson, Ondine, Richard Rheem

42. The Kennedys: The Curse of Power (2000 TV Movie)

93 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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The triumphs and tragedies of America's preeminent political family.

Stars: Joseph P. Kennedy, Hugh Sidey, Kerry McCarthy, Laurence Leamer

Votes: 18

43. Kinkyû UFO tettei shuzai tokuhô! (1989 TV Movie)

97 min | Documentary

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Director: Jun'ichi Yaoi | Stars: John Blaha, John Brandenberg, George Bush, Milton William Cooper

44. The Lincoln Assassination (1995 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

7.6
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An examination of the conspiracy to assassinate the beloved American president, Abraham Lincoln.

Director: Laura Verklan | Stars: Louise Mudd Arehart, Tom Berenger, James O. Hall, Harold Holzer

Votes: 27

45. JFK: The Case for Conspiracy (1993 Video)

103 min | Documentary

7.7
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Director: Robert J. Groden | Stars: Mark Crouch, Audrey Bell, Sylvia Chase, John Connally

Votes: 81

46. JFK Reloaded (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime

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Votes: 24

48. Death Faces IV (1988 Video)

Documentary

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Directors: Countess Victoria Bloodhart, Steve Whight | Stars: Bizarro Blackstone, Damian B. Gravenhorse, Clyde Barrow, John Dillinger

Votes: 46

49. Muchmore Film of Kennedy Assassination (1963)

Documentary, Short, Crime

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Stars: Charles Brehm, John Connally, Nellie Connally, William Greer

Votes: 29

50. The Zapruder Film: Truth or Deception? (2007 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Does the Zapruder Film we see today accurately represent the true events of November 22, 1963, or has it been altered?

Stars: John Connally, Nellie Connally, William Greer, Bobby Hargis