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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.

Writers: Winston Groom, Eric Roth | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

2. Watchmen (2009)

R | 162 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.6
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56 Metascore

In an alternate 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.

Writers: David Hayter, Alex Tse, Dave Gibbons | Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

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.

Writer: Kurt Wimmer | Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski

4. Hotel Rwanda (2004)

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

8.2
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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.

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

5. 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.

Writers: Oliver Stone, Zachary Sklar, Jim Garrison, Jim Marrs | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau

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.

Writers: Hamish McColl, William Davies, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade | Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West, Roger Barclay

7. Vantage Point (2008)

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

6.6
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40 Metascore

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

Writer: Barry L. Levy | Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Forest Whitaker, Matthew Fox, Bruce McGill

8. 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.

Writers: James D. Solomon, Gregory Bernstein | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robin Wright, James McAvoy, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin Kline

9. In the Line of Fire (1993)

R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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.

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

10. The Birth of a Nation (1915)

Not Rated | 165 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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The Civil War divides friends and destroys families, but that's nothing compared to the anarchy in the black-ruled South after the war.

Writers: Thomas Dixon Jr., D.W. Griffith, Frank E. Woods | Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper

11. Killing Kennedy (2013 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama

6.1
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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 »

Writers: Kelly Masterson, Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard | Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Rob Lowe, Will Rothhaar, Jack Noseworthy, Casey Siemaszko

12. The Kennedys (2011 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, History

7.7
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The story of the most fabled political family in American history, told in a manner similar to The Godfather: a manipulative, egocentric father determined to live out his own ambitions ... See full summary »

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

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

R | 136 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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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

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.

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

15. 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.

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

16. Winter Kills (1979)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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19 years after President Timothy Keegan was assassinated, his brother Nick discovers a dying man claiming to have been the gunman. While trying to avoid his wealthy and domineering father's... See full summary »

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

17. Splinter Cell: Conviction (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

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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 »

Writer: Tom Clancy | Director: Sean Stanek | Stars: Michael Ironside, Lynne Adams, Tyrone Benskin, Claudia Besso

18. Executive Action (1973)

PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama, History

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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.

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Donald Freed, Mark Lane | Director: David Miller | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Will Geer, Gilbert Green

19. Ruby (1992)

R | 110 min | Drama

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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 »

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

20. Kennedy (1983 TV Mini-Series)

282 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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Biography of the 1961-1963 presidency of John F. Kennedy.

Stars: Andrew Rayden, Martin Sheen, John Shea, E.G. Marshall

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.

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

22. 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 »

Writers: J. Randy Taraborrelli, David Stevens | Director: Larry Shaw | Stars: Jill Hennessy, Lauren Holly, Leslie Stefanson, Daniel Hugh Kelly

23. 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 »

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

24. Sadat (1983 TV Movie)

PG | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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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.

Writer: Lionel Chetwynd | Director: Richard Michaels | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., John Rhys-Davies, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Jeremy Kemp

25. 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

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

95 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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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 »

Writers: Jim Bishop, Tim Metcalfe, John Gray | Director: John Gray | Stars: Rob Morrow, Lance Henriksen, Donna Murphy, Jean Louisa Kelly

27. The Commission (2003)

102 min | Drama

6.6
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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.

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

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

Documentary, History

8.2
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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

29. Mystère (1983)

84 min | Thriller

6.1
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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.

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

30. 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.

Writer: Justin Britt-Gibson

31. The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924)

120 min | Biography, History

5.8
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A biographical film featuring the presidency and assassination of Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War.

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

32. 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 »

Writer: H.D. Motyl | Stars: Peter Dean, Joseph Barabe, Phil Chamberlain, Jack Harrison

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

96 min | Documentary

7.5
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Writer: John Barbour | Director: John Barbour | Stars: Jim Garrison, Bill Alford, F. Irvin Dymond, David Ferrie

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

105 min | Comedy

5.6
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Writers: Mel Mendoza-Del Rosario, Wenn V. Deramas, Kriz G. Gazmen | Director: Wenn V. Deramas | Stars: Ai-Ai de las Alas, Eugene Domingo, Shaina Magdayao, Carlo Aquino

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

60 min | Drama, History

7.1
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The events surrounding the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865, dramatized using simulated documentary footage.

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

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

93 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.8
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The triumphs and tragedies of America's preeminent political family.

Writers: Patrick Bachmann, Linda Midgett | Stars: Joseph P. Kennedy, Hugh Sidey, Kerry McCarthy, Laurence Leamer

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

103 min | Documentary

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

39. The Kennedy Mystique: Creating Camelot (2004 TV Movie)

History

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Writer: Tracey Barry | Stars: Stockard Channing, Ethan Kogan

40. Death Faces IV (1988 Video)

Documentary

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

41. Murderers, Mobsters & Madmen Vol. 2: Assassination in the 20th Century (1993 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Crime, History

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Writers: Nick Bougas, Tom Lavagnino | Director: Nick Bougas | Stars: Harold Wells, The Beatles, James Brady, Arthur Bremer

42. Disasters of the Century (1985 Video)

38 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Film footage of famous 20th century disasters.

43. Nix Film of Kennedy Assassination (1963)

Documentary, Short, Crime

7.1
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Stars: John Connally, Nellie Connally, William Greer, Bobby Hargis

44. Muchmore Film of Kennedy Assassination (1963)

Documentary, Short, Crime

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

45. JFK Reloaded (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime

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

97 min | Documentary

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

47. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided Part 1 - Ambition (2001)

360 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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Writers: David Grubin, Geoffrey C. Ward | Stars: David Morse, Holly Hunter, David McCullough, Jean Harvey Baker

48. Prison Break (2005–2009)
Episode: Flight (2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.1
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As the escape continues, lives are lost and Pope and Bellick do everything in their power to capture the convicts.

Writer: Paul Scheuring | Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Robin Tunney, Amaury Nolasco

49. Unsolved History (2002– )
Episode: Plots to Kill Lincoln (2004)

60 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

6.3
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The multiple plots and conspiracies to assassinate President Lincoln before that of John Wilkes Booth.

Directors: Robert M. Wise, Dan Gagliasso | Stars: Heather Burton, Gregory A. Gale, Dan Galiaso, Dale Gibson

50. Days That Shook the World (2003– )
Episode: Terror: Made in America - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln & Oklahoma City Bombing (2004)

Documentary, History

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The assassination of Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth and the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City by Timothy McVay are profiled.

Director: Dan Clifton | Stars: Peter Guinness, Jim Babel, Cathy Scearce, Donald William Jayroe