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1. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

Three trappers protect a British Colonel's daughters in the midst of the French and Indian War.

Writers: James Fenimore Cooper, John L. Balderston, Paul Perez, Daniel Moore, Philip Dunne, Michael Mann, Christopher Crowe | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig

Votes: 103,339

2. Total Recall (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.3
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43 Metascore

A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.

Writers: Kurt Wimmer, Mark Bomback, Ronald Shusett, Dan O'Bannon, Jon Povill, Gary Goldman | Director: Len Wiseman | Stars: Colin Farrell, Bokeem Woodbine, Bryan Cranston, Kate Beckinsale

Votes: 187,121

3. Out of Africa (1985)

PG | 161 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.2
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In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter.

Writers: Karen Blixen, Judith Thurman, Errol Trzebinski, Kurt Luedtke | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen

Votes: 46,754

4. The Four Feathers (2002)

PG-13 | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.5
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49 Metascore

A British officer resigns his post just before battle and subsequently receives four white feathers from his friends and fiancee as symbols of what they believe to be his cowardice.

Writers: A.E.W. Mason, Michael Schiffer, Hossein Amini | Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Heath Ledger, Wes Bentley, Kate Hudson, Mohamed Bouich

Votes: 26,726

5. The First Grader (2010)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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56 Metascore

The true story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.

Writer: Ann Peacock | Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Naomie Harris, Oliver Litondo, Tony Kgoroge, Alfred Munyua

Votes: 2,723

6. Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Sammy and Rosie are an unconventional middle-class London married couple. They live in the midst of inner-city chaos, surround themselves with intellectual street people, and sleep with ... See full summary »

Writer: Hanif Kureishi | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Claire Bloom, Frances Barber, Ayub Khan-Din

Votes: 1,142

7. Mister Johnson (1990)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama

6.4
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In 1923 British Colonial Nigeria, Mister Johnson is an oddity -- an educated black man who doesn't really fit in with the natives or the British. He works for the local British magistrate, ... See full summary »

Writers: William Boyd, Joyce Cary | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Edward Woodward, Maynard Eziashi, Beatie Edney

Votes: 554

8. The Deceivers (1988)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Fact-based account of a secret society of murderers, and of the man who exposed them in British India 1825.

Writers: John Masters, Michael Hirst | Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Saeed Jaffrey, Shashi Kapoor, Helena Michell

Votes: 721

9. Something of Value (1957)

Approved | 113 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Even though Peter and Kimani grow up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently. After the father of Kimani is jailed for following tribal customs, Kimani ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Brooks, Robert C. Ruark | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Wendy Hiller, Juano Hernandez

Votes: 663

10. The 7th Dawn (1964)

123 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.5
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Political and personal intrigues surround a group of characters in Malaya, after the close of the Second World War.

Writers: Michael Keon, Karl Tunberg | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: William Holden, Susannah York, Capucine, Tetsurô Tanba

Votes: 483

11. Utu (1984)

R | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.0
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In New Zealand in the 1860s the native Maori people fought the British colonials to keep the land guaranteed to them by treaty. The warrior Te Wheke fights for the British until betrayal ... See full summary »

Writers: Keith Aberdein, Geoff Murphy | Director: Geoff Murphy | Stars: Anzac Wallace, Bruno Lawrence, Tim Elliott, Kelly Johnson

Votes: 576

12. Tandra Paparayudu (1986)

Action, Biography, Drama

8.0
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The story of an Indian Freedom fighter who fought the French even before the British could establish their authority in India

Writer: Narayana Rao Dasari | Director: Narayana Rao Dasari | Stars: Krishnamraju, Mohan Babu, Pran, Jayasudha

Votes: 63

13. Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahin (1987)

Drama

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Writer: Sudhir Mishra | Director: Sudhir Mishra | Stars: Manohar Singh, Habib Tanvir, B.M. Shah, Pankaj Kapur

Votes: 31

14. Dreadlocks Story (2014)

83 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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The hidden spiritual links between Jamaican Rastas and Indian Sadhus.

Writer: Linda Aïnouche | Director: Linda Aïnouche | Stars: Atma, David Hinds, Bill 'Blade' Howell, Monty Howell

Votes: 5

15. Eight Broken Fingers (2006)

77 min | Drama, Romance

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A political writer living in South Korea, a New Zealander writing an allegory on British colonialism and U.S. imperialism, is stabbed and left to die in a dark Seoul alley. His mind flashes... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Thorp | Director: Michael Thorp | Stars: Michael Arnold, Harry Lee, Sejin Lee, Michael Thorp

16. A Paradise Stolen. Life in Pinnacle, Jamaica (2015)

11 min | Documentary, Short

A PARADISE STOLEN. Life in Pinnacle, Jamaica is a stunning account of childhood in Jamaica's first Rastafari community. Leonard Howell, known as 'The First Rasta', became the first Black ... See full summary »

Writer: Linda Aïnouche | Director: Linda Aïnouche | Stars: Bill 'Blade' Howell, Monty Howell

17. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia (1992)

107 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.1
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Lawrence and Feisal go to argue for Arab independence at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference.

Writer: Tim Rose Price | Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Alexander Siddig, Denis Quilley, Nicholas Jones

Votes: 358