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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 South Africa to fight in the Second Boer War.

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

Votes: 4,680

2. Young Winston (1972)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.7
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A complex family relationships, as well as a combat experience, form the personality of the future world-famous politician.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Simon Ward, Robert Shaw, Anne Bancroft, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 1,669

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: 10,771 | Gross: $7.14M

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

Not Rated | 163 min | Drama, Romance, War

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, Roland Culver

Votes: 10,956

5. Cavalcade (1933)

Passed | 112 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.0
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The triumps and tragedies of two English families, the upper-crust Marryots and the working-class Bridges, from 1899 to 1933 are portrayed.

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

Votes: 3,552 | Gross: $7.63M

6. 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: 105

7. The Little Kidnappers (1990 TV Movie)

G | 92 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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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: 269

8. The Little Kidnappers (1953)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.2
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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: 379

9. Ohm Krüger (1941)

124 min | Biography, War

7.0
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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: 150

10. The Boer War (1999– )

Documentary

7.6
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Stars: Fransjohan Pretorius, Janice Farquharson, Manie Maritz, Ada Prinsloo

Votes: 7

11. Verraaiers (2012)

122 min | Drama, War

7.2
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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: 148

12. Majuba: Heuwel van Duiwe (1968)

195 min | War

6.6
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Set during the first Anglo-Boer War 1880-1881 details the events leading up to this final battle ending in one of the most humiliating defeats for Britain in history.

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

Votes: 8

13. 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: Jack Hawkins, Peter Hammond, Dennis Price, Grégoire Aslan

Votes: 66

14. 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

16. The Breaker (1974)

55 min

6.6
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Director: Frank Shields | Stars: Don Davis, Dora Graham, Patrick Picton

Votes: 7

17. Defying Authority: Bryan Brown Interview (2015 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Star: Bryan Brown

18. 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

19. 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

20. The South African War (2015 Video)

16 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Star: Stephen M. Miller

21. 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."

22. Breaker Morant: The Retrial - Interviews (2014 Video)

16 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Stars: Charles Leach, Geoffrey Robertson, Lawrence Street, Greg Hunt

23. The World's Greatest Fair (2004)

116 min | History

8.6
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Directors: Scott Huegerich, Bob Miano | Stars: John David, Francis Slay, Ozzie Smith

Votes: 21

24. 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 »

25. Capture of Boer Battery by British (1900)

1 min | Short, Drama, War

4.8
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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: 134

26. Amann, the Great Impersonator (1899)

Documentary, Short

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

Star: Amann

27. Setting a Moral Compass: Bruce Beresford Interview (2015 Video)

13 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Star: Bruce Beresford

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

Documentary

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Star: Kenneth Griffith

29. 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.

30. Edward Woodward Interview (2004 Video)

16 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Star: Edward Woodward

31. 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

32. Breaker Morant: The Myth Exposed - Director's Postscript (2010 Video)

6 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Star: Frank Shields

33. 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 »

34. 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."

35. General Babbington's Scouts (1899)

Short

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

36. 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

37. 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

38. The Judgement House (1917)

Drama

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

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

Documentary, Short, War

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40. With the British Ammunition Column (1899)

Documentary, Short

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

41. Cronje's Surrender to Lord Roberts (1900)

2 min | Documentary, Short

5.1
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Star: Pieter Cronje

Votes: 43

42. Tsena sokrovishch (1993)

83 min | Adventure

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

43. Red Cross Ambulance on Battlefield (1900)

2 min | Documentary, Short

4.3
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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: 41

44. A Beautiful Lie: Donald McAlpine Interview (2015 Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Star: Donald McAlpine

45. 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

46. 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."

47. 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."

48. Entry of the Scots Guard Into Bloemfontein (1900)

1 min | Documentary, Short

5.1
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Votes: 43

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

52 min | Biography, Drama

8.5
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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

Votes: 6

50. 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