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1. Behind Enemy Lines (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, War, Drama

6.4
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49 Metascore

A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him.

Director: John Moore | Stars: Gene Hackman, Owen Wilson, Gabriel Macht, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 87,120 | Gross: $59.07M

2. The Hunted (2003)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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40 Metascore

An FBI deep-woods tracker captures a trained assassin who has made a sport of hunting humans.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Benicio Del Toro, Connie Nielsen, Leslie Stefanson

Votes: 35,921 | Gross: $34.24M

3. Underground (1995)

Not Rated | 167 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.1
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The story follows an underground weapons manufacturer in Belgrade during WWII and evolves into fairly surreal situations. A black marketeer who smuggles the weapons to partisans doesn't ... See full summary »

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic, Slavko Stimac

Votes: 44,660

4. Before the Rain (1994)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, War

8.1
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In the republic of Macedonia, amid war in Bosnia, an Albanian girl being hunted by Christians is offered protection by a monk who has taken a vow of silence.

Director: Milcho Manchevski | Stars: Katrin Cartlidge, Rade Serbedzija, Grégoire Colin, Labina Mitevska

Votes: 11,251 | Gross: $0.76M

5. Sunshine (1999)

R | 181 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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71 Metascore

The fate of a Hungarian Jewish family throughout the 20th century.

Director: István Szabó | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rosemary Harris, Rachel Weisz, Jennifer Ehle

Votes: 11,110 | Gross: $5.10M

6. The Hunting Party (2007)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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54 Metascore

A young journalist, a seasoned cameraman and a discredited war correspondent embark on an unauthorized mission to find the No.1 war criminal in Bosnia. However, their extremely dangerous target decides to come after them.

Director: Richard Shepard | Stars: Richard Gere, Terrence Howard, Jesse Eisenberg, Gordana Vukres

Votes: 22,043 | Gross: $0.88M

7. Savior (1998)

R | 103 min | Drama, War

7.3
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A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia.

Director: Predrag Antonijevic | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Nastassja Kinski, Pascal Rollin, Catlin Foster

Votes: 8,709 | Gross: $0.01M

8. The High Sun (2015)

123 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Three different love stories, set in three consecutive decades, in two neighbouring Balkan villages burdened with a long history of inter-ethnic hatred: this is a film about the dangers - and the enduring strength - of forbidden love.

Director: Dalibor Matanic | Stars: Tihana Lazovic, Goran Markovic, Nives Ivankovic, Dado Cosic

Votes: 1,384

9. Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)

R | 103 min | Drama, War

6.9
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72 Metascore

Journalist Floyd from US, Michael Henderson from UK and their teams meet the beginning of Bosnian war in Sarajevo. During their reports they find an orphanage run by devoted Mrs. Savic near... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Stephen Dillane, Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Emira Nusevic

Votes: 5,887 | Gross: $0.34M

10. The Secret Life of Words (2005)

115 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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68 Metascore

A hearing impaired factory worker gives up her first holiday in years and instead travels out to an oil rig, where she cares for a man suffering from severe burns.

Director: Isabel Coixet | Stars: Sarah Polley, Tim Robbins, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Javier Cámara

Votes: 10,199 | Gross: $0.02M

11. MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis (1994 TV Movie)

93 min | Action, Adventure

6.5
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MacGyver and his former college professor are first hunting some artifacts attributed to Zenon, an ancient scientist from Atlantis, and later the lost city of Atlantis itself.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Brian Blessed, Sophie Ward, Christian Burgess

Votes: 1,554

12. The Professional (2003)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Till recently an University professor, a bohemian writer, a member of Belgrade's intellectual circles and a passionate opponent of the Milosevic's regime, TEJA is today a manager of a big ... See full summary »

Director: Dusan Kovacevic | Stars: Bora Todorovic, Branislav Lecic, Natasa Ninkovic, Dragan Jovanovic

Votes: 4,332

13. Montenegro (1981)

R | 96 min | Drama, Comedy

6.8
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A bored wealthy housewife on the verge of insanity cuts loose with some lively Yugoslavian immigrants who delight in their bohemian lifestyle.

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Susan Anspach, Erland Josephson, Per Oscarsson, Marianne Jacobi

Votes: 1,578

14. Direct Contact (2009)

R | 90 min | Action, Thriller

4.3
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An American prisoner in a Russian jail is given a chance at freedom if he can rescue a kidnapped American woman.

Director: Danny Lerner | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Gina May, Michael Paré, Bashar Rahal

Votes: 2,361

15. Harrison's Flowers (2000)

R | 121 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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49 Metascore

When a Newsweek photojournalist disappears in war-torn Yugoslavia, his wife travels to Europe to find him.

Director: Élie Chouraqui | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Scott Anton, Elias Koteas, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 5,358 | Gross: $1.84M

16. Life is a Miracle (2004)

155 min | Comedy, Romance, Music

7.7
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What could be better for the village than a scenic railway to bring in the tourists? What could be worse for tourism than war? Luka builds the railway and shuts his eyes to war. Then Luka's wife runs off with a musician and his son is called up to the army. Luka's life is a war zone. Then he meets Sabaha..

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Slavko Stimac, Natasa Tapuskovic, Vesna Trivalic, Vuk Kostic

Votes: 9,966

17. Fortunes of War (1987 TV Mini-Series)

407 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Guy Pringle and his new wife, Harriet, are members of the English community in Bucharest, Rumania on the eve of World War II. The film catalogs and chronicles, after the war begins, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Charles Kay, Mark Drewry

Votes: 534

18. The Beautiful Blue Danube (2008)

105 min | Drama, Musical

5.7
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Luxurious Danube river cruiser "Kriemhild", on a 2 day tour from Vienna to Belgrade. The ship "Kriemhild" is a floating sin city. Exhausted, unhappy, frustrated people from western Europe ... See full summary »

Director: Darko Bajic | Stars: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Ana Franic, Michael Piccirilli, Tim Seyfi

Votes: 112

19. Captain Conan (1996)

129 min | Drama, War

7.3
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Bulgaria near the end of World War I: Conan, warrior and wolf, leads a band of 50 ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat. Their motto: "We forgot to take prisoners, Captain."... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Torreton, Samuel Le Bihan, Bernard Le Coq, Catherine Rich

Votes: 1,517

20. Ulysses' Gaze (1995)

Unrated | 176 min | Drama, War

7.6
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A, a Greek filmmaker living in exile in the United States, returns to his native Ptolemas to attend a special screening of one of his extremely controversial films. But A's real interest ... See full summary »

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Maia Morgenstern, Erland Josephson, Thanasis Vengos

Votes: 4,559 | Gross: $0.04M

21. Diplomatic Siege (1999)

R | 90 min | Action, Thriller

3.9
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When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little ... See full summary »

Director: Gustavo Graef Marino | Stars: Peter Weller, Daryl Hannah, Tom Berenger, Adrian Pintea

Votes: 1,171

22. Mirage (2004)

107 min | Drama

7.7
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61 Metascore

As Macedonia faces its difficult transition, a boy escapes into a world of his own creation.

Director: Svetozar Ristovski | Stars: Vlado Jovanovski, Marko Kovacevic, Jordanco Cevrevski, Elena Mosevska

Votes: 892 | Gross: $0.00M

23. Banovic Strahinja (1981)

105 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.6
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In late 14th century medieval Serbia becomes the target of Ottoman invaders. One of their renegade gangs burns the castle and takes young wife of Banovic Strahinja, respected Serbian noble.... See full summary »

Director: Vatroslav Mimica | Stars: Franco Nero, Dragan Nikolic, Sanja Vejnovic, Rade Serbedzija

Votes: 613

24. Hedd Wyn (1992)

Unrated | 123 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.3
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A young poet living in the North Wales countryside competes for the most coveted prize of all in Welsh Poetry - that of the chair of the National Eisteddfod, a tradition dating back a ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Turner | Stars: Huw Garmon, Catrin Fychan, Ceri Cunnington, Llio Silyn

Votes: 301

25. Up and Down (2004)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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78 Metascore

The discovery of an abandoned child by two smugglers kicks into a gear a series of tragic, comic events.

Director: Jan Hrebejk | Stars: Petr Forman, Emília Vásáryová, Jan Tríska, Jirí Machácek

Votes: 1,670 | Gross: $0.24M

26. Ursus (2015)

Drama

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Tiflis, Georgia 1992: Nika, an unemployed film director gets the chance to escape Tiflis, the Georgian capital raged by civil war. The Berlin zoo invites him and the former stuntman Toma to... See full summary »

Director: Otar Shamatava | Stars: Niko Tavadze, Joséphine de La Baume, Bogdan Benyuk, Georges Corraface

27. A View from Eiffel Tower (2005)

92 min | Drama, Romance

5.1
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The main character is a young and very beautiful girl, Marijana. Now, Marijana is 25, and when she was 16 - her father's boss sexually used her. Marijana's father did not do anything ... See full summary »

Director: Nikola Vukcevic | Stars: Branislav Trifunovic, Marija Vickovic, Svetozar Cvetkovic, Darko Rundek

Votes: 364

28. Baklava (2007)

106 min | Adventure, Drama, Music

5.8
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Jore and Kotze hit the road in search of a buried treasure through the intimate secrets of post communist Bulgaria.

Director: Alexo Petrov | Stars: Nikolay Yanchev, Hristo Herun, Tzanko Petrov, Rumen Grigorov

Votes: 197

29. Vilko dantu karoliai (1997)

92 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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Director: Algimantas Puipa | Stars: Vidas Petkevicius, Monika Biciunaite, Remigijus Bilinskas, Ricardas Kavaliauskas

Votes: 110

30. Nesto izmedju (1983)

105 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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An American woman comes to Belgrade to visit an old friend. There, on the exotic boundary between West and East, she becomes entangled in a love triangle.

Director: Srdjan Karanovic | Stars: Caris Corfman, Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Dragan Nikolic, Zorka Manojlovic

Votes: 219

31. Balkanisateur (1997)

97 min | Comedy

6.8
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Two friends from a small Greek town travel to Bulgaria and Switzerland, hoping they can gain money from the difference in foreign exchange rates.

Director: Sotiris Goritsas | Stars: Yiota Festa, Gerasimos Skiadaressis, Stelios Mainas, Katharina Zapatka

Votes: 504

32. The Captive (1915)

50 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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With her brother killed Sonya is given Turkish captive Mahmud to do the hard work on the farm. After they become fond of each other he strikes a Turkish officer. When peace arrives, his ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Blanche Sweet, House Peters, Gerald Ward, Page Peters

Votes: 10

33. Gavre Princip - Himmel unter Steinen (1990)

93 min | Drama, History, War

5.5
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Director: Peter Patzak | Stars: Reuben Pillsbury, Christopher Chaplin, Robert Munic, Sinolicka Trpkova

Votes: 36

34. Remote Control (2001)

24 min | Short, Drama, War

5.3
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Three young soldiers have no problem taking over a strategic position near a deserted village. But with nothing better to do, the real battle begins when they stumble upon a television and ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Zivkovic | Stars: Branko Tomovic, Jesse Petrick, Maciek Bakowski, Jill Basey

Votes: 139

35. Long Fliv the King (1926)

Passed | 22 min | Short, Comedy

6.7
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This offbeat comedy from future Hollywood screwball director McCarey is about a princess who must find a husband in 24 hours or forfeit her throne. She quickly marries a condemned man--but the man is pardoned.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charley Chase, Oliver Hardy, Martha Sleeper, Max Davidson

Votes: 133

36. Forecast (2008)

97 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Romance and political drama tight in an adventure, the "Forecast" tells a story of a Balkan conflict with a happy ending. Yes, there is one.

Director: Zornitsa Sophia | Stars: Assen Blatechki, Teodora Duhovnikova, Kresimir Mikic, Joost Scholte

Votes: 282

37. Ábel a rengetegben (1994 TV Movie)

108 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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Director: Sándor Mihályfy | Stars: Levente Ilyés, Anna Széles, Sándor Héjja, George Constantin

Votes: 99

38. A Hole in the Soul (1994 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.1
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Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Rambo Amadeus, Melodie Annis, Dennis Jakob, Dusan Makavejev

Votes: 86

39. The Broken Coin (1915)

440 min | Adventure, Mystery

5.3
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Director: Francis Ford | Stars: Grace Cunard, Francis Ford, Eddie Polo, Harry Schumm

Votes: 6

40. The Balkan Spring (2013)

Drama

6.4
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A story of the Balkan hip hop talent Denis (Denis Dafinic) that struggles to survive amidst hard working physical labor and the desire to make it with good music. Somewhere along, he ... See full summary »

Directors: Mirza Dervisevic, Damir Glibanovic | Stars: Mirza Dervisevic, Denis Dafinic, Almir Tursic, Danijela Krndija

Votes: 10

41. Eu sunt Adam! (1996)

108 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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A poetic journey through the fantasy short stories of Mircea Eliade.

Director: Dan Pita | Stars: Stefan Iordache, Marius Stanescu, Cristian Iacob, Irina Movila

Votes: 81

42. Corridor No. 8 (2008)

74 min | Documentary

7.1
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Director: Boris Despodov | Star: Gligor Tashkovich

Votes: 85

43. Waffen für den Terror Die Balkan-Route (2016)

Documentary

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Director: Daniel Harrich

44. Jack, the Balkans & I (2008)

67 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.5
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In 1972, Congolese-Belgian pop star Jack Roskam moved to Yugoslavia, where he met and married his Croatian wife. He became the guitarist of one of the most popular local rock bands, Galija.... See full summary »

Director: Sergej Kreso | Stars: Drago Grgic, Sergej Kreso, Nenad Milosavljevic, Peca Milosavljevic

Votes: 10

45. A Royal Romance (1930)

Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A young writer, John Hale, inherits a fortune and moves into an alleged-haunted castle with his servant "Rusty." He discovers the 'hauntee' to be Countess von Baden, hiding in a secret ... See full summary »

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: William Collier Jr., Pauline Starke, Clarence Muse, Ann Brody

46. Gypsy Blood: The Roma, Ashkali, and Egyptian IDPs of Mitrovica, Kosovo (2005)

15 min | Documentary, Short

7.8
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In July 2000, WHO (the World Health Organization) urgently appealed to the UN administration in Kosovo to close their three Roma (Gypsy) IDP (internally displaced peoples) camps in the ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Lanctot | Stars: Ashima Avdi, Seljimoni Avdi, Bekim Dubovic, Ilija Elezovich

Votes: 9

47. Love of Fate (2005)

Short, Drama

5.7
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After the death of his young bride, Nenad (Branko Tomovic) travels to Montenegro with his father-in-law (Pedja Bjelac) to her funeral and faces a different approach to life.

Director: Dennis Todorovic | Stars: Branko Tomovic, Predrag Bjelac, Sandra Kouba, Jelisaveta Pavicevic

Votes: 101

48. Big Bang Kiss (2005)

75 min | Crime

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Three Yugoslav partners-in-crime connect in Amsterdam to execute the final stage of a deal, but as the undertaking fails, their unity crumbles. Retreating to the hideout set-up by their ... See full summary »

Director: Dejan Vlaisavljevic Nikt | Stars: Bernard Brkic, Hillary Blake Firestone, Harry Dzumhur, Karlo Severdija

49. Balkan baroque (1999)

63 min | Biography

7.4
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Director: Pierre Coulibeuf | Stars: Marina Abramovic, Michel Butor, Paolo Canevari, Pedro Canevari

Votes: 36

50. Let's Make Lemonade (2011)

14 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

6.8
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Let's Make Lemonade is a short cinema verite documentary about the Lemon Bucket Orkestra - Toronto, Canada's only Balkan-Klezmer-Gypsy-Punk Super Party Band. Busking in the streets, playing... See full summary »

Director: Justin Friesen | Stars: Mark Marczyk, Tangi Ropars, Os Kar, Alex Nahirny

Votes: 11