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1. The Little Princess (1939)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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A little girl is left by her father in an exclusive seminary for girls, due to her father having to go to Africa with the army.

Directors: Walter Lang, William A. Seiter | Stars: Shirley Temple, Richard Greene, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter

Votes: 4,458

2. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

Passed | 163 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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From the Boer War through World War II, a soldier rises through the ranks in the British military.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook, James McKechnie

Votes: 10,434

3. Breaker Morant (1980)

PG | 107 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown

Votes: 10,484

4. Cavalcade (1933)

Passed | 112 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.0
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A cavalcade of English life from New Year's Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot. Amongst events touching their family are the Boer War,... See full summary »

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Diana Wynyard, Clive Brook, Una O'Connor, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 3,302

5. Young Winston (1972)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.7
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This historical drama is an account of the early life of the future British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Simon Ward), including his childhood, his time as a war correspondent in South ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Simon Ward, Robert Shaw, Peter Cellier, Ronald Hines

Votes: 1,547

6. Verraaiers (2013)

122 min | Drama

7.1
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A loving father and husband, as well as being a well respected Boer-officer, decides upon hearing that the enemy (the British) are planning a "scorched earth"- policy to go home and protect... See full summary »

Director: Paul Eilers | Stars: Gys de Villiers, Vilje Maritz, Andrew Thompson, Neil Bennett Grib

Votes: 144

7. Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974– )

60 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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Lee Remick stars as Jennie Jerome, born in the United States in 1845, who eventually became Lady Randolph Churchill, and gave birth to Sir Winston Churchill in this seven-part, seven-hour ... See full summary »

Stars: Lee Remick, Barbara Parkins, Ronald Pickup, Rachel Kempson

Votes: 100

8. The Little Kidnappers (1953)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.3
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A Scotsman, Jim MacKenzie, living on a primitive homestead in Nova Scotia, is raising his two grandsons, Harry and Davy, following the death of their father in the Boer War. His son's death... See full summary »

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Jon Whiteley, Vincent Winter, Adrienne Corri, Duncan Macrae

Votes: 366

9. The Little Kidnappers (1990 TV Movie)

92 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Two young orphans have to relocate to Nova Scotia and endure their bitter and jerky grandfather, but when they find a baby washed up on the beach, everything changes.

Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Charlton Heston, Bruce Greenwood, Patricia Gage, Dan MacDonald

Votes: 243

10. Majuba: Heuwel van Duiwe (1968)

195 min | War

6.0
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Director: David Millin | Stars: Roland Robinson, Reinet Maasdorp, Patrick Mynhardt, Siegfried Mynhardt

Votes: 6

11. Ohm Krüger (1941)

124 min | Biography, War

7.1
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Rousing biopic of Paul Kruger, the Boer guerilla fighter turned statesman and first president of South Africa.

Directors: Hans Steinhoff, Karl Anton, Herbert Maisch | Stars: Emil Jannings, Lucie Höflich, Werner Hinz, Ernst Schröder

Votes: 137

12. Fortune in Diamonds (1951)

Approved | 74 min | Adventure

5.4
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As the Boer War ends a South African soldier hides a cache of diamonds he finds on a body. He returns to the town he left three years earlier where his girl has married a disgraced English ... See full summary »

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Dennis Price, Jack Hawkins, Siobhan McKenna, Peter Hammond

Votes: 51

13. Strangers at Sunrise (1969)

99 min | Action, Drama, Western

5.8
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In the Transvaal, in 1900, the British army condemns to death an American mining engineer for aiding and abetting the Boer enemy. The engineer escapes from custody and takes refuge at an ... See full summary »

Director: Percival Rubens | Stars: George Montgomery, Deana Martin, Brian O'Shaughnessy, Tromp Terre'blanche

Votes: 10

14. The Boer War (1999– )

Documentary

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Stars: Fransjohan Pretorius, Janice Farquharson, Manie Maritz, Ada Prinsloo

15. Capture of Boer Battery by British (1900)

1 min | Short, War

4.7
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Nothing can exceed the stubborn resistance shown by the Gordon Highlanders, as we see them steadily advancing in the face of a murderous fire of the Boers, who are making their guns speak ... See full summary »

Director: James H. White

Votes: 129

16. The Judgement House (1917)

Drama

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Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Violet Heming, Wilfred Lucas, Conway Tearle, Paul Doucet

17. The World's Greatest Fair (2004)

116 min | History

8.7
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Directors: Scott Huegerich, Bob Miano | Stars: John David, Francis Slay, Ozzie Smith

Votes: 20

18. Sons of the Blood: The Great Boer War, 1899-1902 (1972– )

Documentary

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Star: Kenneth Griffith

19. Tsena sokrovishch (1993)

83 min | Adventure

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Director: Sergey Tarasov | Stars: Nadezhda Gorshkova, Aleksandr Koznov, Aleksandr Inshakov, Viktor Grigoryev

20. Church Parade of the Life Guards (1899)

Documentary, Short

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"The last church parade of the guards, previous to their departure for South Africa."

21. British Armored Train (1899)

Documentary, Short

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"This picture shows an armored train, such as was used by the British in South African War, laden with stores, guns, and a party of marines leaving Durban for the front."

22. Lord Wolseley (1899)

Short, News, War

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"The Commander-in-Chief of the British Army inspecting troops embarking for South Africa on the steamship 'Roslyn Castle.'"

Star: Garnet Joseph Wolseley

23. With the British Ammunition Column (1899)

Documentary, Short

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"Loading bullock wagons with ammunition for transport into camp."

24. Frere Bridge, as Destroyed by the Boers (1899)

Documentary, Short

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"Showing the Royal Engineers at work on the temporary bridge in place of the one blown up by the Boers with dynamite."

25. 2nd Service Battalion, Canadian Infantry, Embarking for So. Africa (1899)

Documentary, Short

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"This picture shows the Canadian troops departing from Quebec for the war in Transvaal. The scene opens with the soldiers clad in campaign uniform, marching under the triumphal arch, ... See full summary »

26. General Babbington's Scouts (1899)

Short

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"The troop returning from a reconnaisance in the Orange Free State."

27. God Save the Queen (1899)

Short, News

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"Showing officers and men of the Life Guards cheering Her Majesty, Queen Victoria, after wishing them God speed and safe return, as they were about to leave for Africa. The Queen is seen in an open carriage."

Star: Queen Victoria

28. General Sir Redvers Buller (1899)

Short, News

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"Showing the distinguished British general coming down the gangplank from the steamer, on his arrival in Africa at the opening of the British-Boer war."

Star: Redvers Buller

29. Fighting in the Transvaal (1899)

Short, News, War

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"A strictly up-to-date picture is this and one that everyone is anxious to see. Being several thousand miles away and depending entirely on newspaper reports, one is charmed to see a real ... See full summary »

30. Lord Roberts Embarking for South Africa (1899)

Short, News

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"Lord Roberts passing down the gangway for embarkation on the steamship 'Dunottar Castle.' He is seen in the act of shaking hands with an old Kandahar veteran."

Star: Frederick Sleigh Roberts

31. Earl Roberts and Staff (1900)

Short, News, War

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"The noted British General planning his campaign against the Boers."

Star: Frederick Sleigh Roberts

32. Amann, the Great Impersonator (1899)

Documentary, Short

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"In his characterization of Capt. Dreyfus and Emile Zola."

Star: Amann

33. General Sir Redvers Buller, and Staff, Landing at Cape Town, South Africa (1899)

Short, News, War

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"This gives a splendid view of Sir Redvers Buller and the officers of his staff in khaki uniform, coming off the 'Dunottar Castle' at Cape Town, at the opening of the British-Boer War."

Star: Redvers Buller

34. Bombardment of Colenso by 4.7 Guns of H.M.S. 'Terrible' (1899)

Documentary, Short, War

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35. Bringing in the Wounded During the Battle of Grobler's Kloof (1900)

Documentary, Short, War

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Showing the Red Cross ambulance corps bringing in the dead and wounded from the battlefield. A very remarkable and interesting war subject.

36. Red Cross Ambulance on Battlefield (1900)

2 min | Documentary, Short

4.1
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Near the center of this scene we see the regimental surgeon directing the movements of the Ambulance Corps. Tenderly they pick up the unfortunates and place them in the ambulance. The ... See full summary »

Director: James H. White

Votes: 37

37. Rifle Hill Signal Outpost (1899)

Documentary, Short, War

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"Showing a British outpost stationed in the trenches watching for the Boers. Signals are being sent to the commanding officers in the rear. A very effective and interesting scene."

38. Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974– )
Episode: A Perfect Darling (1974)

52 min | Biography, Drama

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Jennie meets the handsome George Cornwallis-West; although he's the same age as Winston, they marry.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Lee Remick, Christopher Cazenove, Thorley Walters, Penelope Lee

39. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)
Episode: Cavalcade (1955)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Noel Drayton, Marcia Henderson, John Irving, Carolyn Jones

40. Monarch of the Glen (2000–2005)
Episode: Hogmanay Special (2003)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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On the eve of a new year, the house is haunted by a 14th century ghost who put a curse on the MacDonald family centuries ago. Just before the New Years Eve party, Paul discovers a long lost... See full summary »

Director: Robert Knights | Stars: Alexander Morton, Rae Hendrie, Hamish Clark, Dawn Steele

Votes: 22

41. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: Murdoch Air (2013)

44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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When a flying machine crashes, killing a man on the ground, Murdoch's investigation uncovers high-level conspiracy and sabotage in the race to achieve the first human-controlled flight.

Director: Don McCutcheon | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Thomas Craig, Helene Joy, Jonny Harris

Votes: 132

42. Bramwell (1995– )
Episode: Our Brave Boys (1998)

120 min | Drama

8.0
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Eleanor Bramwell is adjusting to life on her own after her father's wedding. She is engaged to Dr. Marsham, but still unsure whether this is the right thing to do. She meets Major Quarrie ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Unwin | Stars: Jemma Redgrave, Kevin McMonagle, Ruth Sheen, Jenny Agutter

Votes: 45

43. Hollywood Hist-o-Rama (1961– )
Episode: Tom Mix (1961)

4 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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A look at the life and careers of Tom Mix (1880-1940), daredevil and Western-movie action star.

Director: Joseph R. Juliano

Votes: 6

44. Emily of New Moon (1998– )
Episode: Too Close to the Sun (2000)

Drama

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A beautiful free-spirited french balloonist crashes into the lives of everyone at New Moon. Now a soldier, Perry Miller returns for a visit and then marches off to the Boer War.

Director: Giles Walker | Stars: Martha MacIsaac, Sheila McCarthy, Stephen McHattie, Jessica Pellerin

Votes: 5