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1. The Good Shepherd (2006)

R | 167 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.7
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61 Metascore

The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life.

Director: Robert De Niro | Stars: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie Pitt, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 87,110 | Gross: $59.90M

2. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

PG | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War

8.2
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After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.

Director: David Lean | Stars: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Votes: 150,262 | Gross: $27.20M

3. Rambo (2008)

R | 92 min | Action, Thriller, War

7.1
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46 Metascore

In Thailand, John Rambo joins a group of mercenaries to venture into war-torn Burma, and rescue a group of Christian aid workers who were kidnapped by the ruthless local infantry unit.

Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden, Graham McTavish

Votes: 180,485 | Gross: $42.72M

4. The Railway Man (2013)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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59 Metascore

A former British Army officer, who was tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him.

Director: Jonathan Teplitzky | Stars: Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeremy Irvine

Votes: 28,070 | Gross: $4.44M

5. The World at War (1973 TV Mini-Series)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

9.3
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A series of documentaries about World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Anthony Eden, Averell Harriman, Albert Speer

Votes: 11,619

6. The King and I (1956)

Approved | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.5
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A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson

Votes: 19,257

7. The Lady (2011)

R | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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43 Metascore

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Raggett, Jonathan Woodhouse

Votes: 8,608

8. Vera Drake (2004)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Imelda Staunton, Jim Broadbent, Heather Craney, Richard Graham

Votes: 20,353 | Gross: $3.75M

9. To End All Wars (2001)

R | 117 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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A true story about four Allied POWs who endure harsh treatment from their Japanese captors during World War II while being forced to build a railroad through the Burmese jungle. Ultimately ... See full summary »

Director: David L. Cunningham | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Kiefer Sutherland, Ciarán McMenamin, Mark Strong

Votes: 8,847

10. The Burma Conspiracy (2011)

119 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.2
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Largo Winch, the newly appointed CEO of the W Group, is accused of crimes against humanity on the very day he announces his intention to sell his corporation and use the proceeds to create a humanitarian foundation.

Director: Jérôme Salle | Stars: Tomer Sisley, Sharon Stone, Ulrich Tukur, Napakpapha Nakprasitte

Votes: 6,186

11. Flying Tigers (1942)

Approved | 102 min | Action, Drama, War

6.8
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Capt. Jim Gordon's command of the famed American mercenary fighter group in China is complicated by the recruitment of an old friend who is a reckless hotshot.

Director: David Miller | Stars: John Wayne, John Carroll, Anna Lee, Paul Kelly

Votes: 2,675

12. Around the World in 80 Days (I) (1989 TV Mini-Series)

PG | 266 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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A Victorian Age English gentleman takes a wager that he can circle the globe in the unprecedented time of just 80 days.

Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Eric Idle, Julia Nickson, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 2,291

13. Beyond Rangoon (1995)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama

6.6
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Laura is trying to pick up the pieces of her life after the murder of her husband and son, and goes on vacation with her sister to Burma. After losing her passport at a political rally, she... See full summary »

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Patricia Arquette, U Aung Ko, Frances McDormand, Spalding Gray

Votes: 4,151 | Gross: $5.75M

14. Sacrifice! (1972)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Horror

5.5
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After a photographer is captured by a native tribe and put through several trials, he must fight to protect the village and his new love interest, the chief's daughter.

Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Ivan Rassimov, Me Me Lai, Prasitsak Singhara, Sulallewan Suxantat

Votes: 1,455

15. Vinyan (2008)

R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.3
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A couple are looking for their child who was lost in the tsunami - their search takes them to the dangerous Thai-Burmese waters, and then into the jungle, where they face unknown but horrifying dangers.

Director: Fabrice Du Welz | Stars: Emmanuelle Béart, Rufus Sewell, Petch Osathanugrah, Julie Dreyfus

Votes: 4,616

16. The River (1951)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Three adolescent girls growing up in Bengal, India, learn their lessons in life after falling for an older American soldier.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Patricia Walters, Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight, Arthur Shields

Votes: 4,124

17. The Purple Plain (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.6
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After losing his bride in a Luftwaffe air raid, bomber pilot Forrester becomes a solitary killing machine, who doesn't care whether he dies. The reckless Canadian pilot is both admired and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee, Win Min Than, Brenda de Banzie

Votes: 1,333

18. Merrill's Marauders (1962)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, War, Drama

6.7
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During WW2, a 3000-strong American unit, known as Merrill's Marauders, battles the Japanese forces in Burma.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Ty Hardin, Peter Brown, Andrew Duggan

Votes: 1,534

19. The Hasty Heart (1949)

102 min | Drama, War

7.4
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It's 1945, Burma, the day the war is over! For many this means they've survived and will be going home. But not for everyone. A Scottish soldier, Corporal Lachlan "Lachie" MacLachlan is the... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Patricia Neal, Richard Todd, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 883

20. The Burmese Harp (1956)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Music, War

8.1
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In the War's closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk.

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Shôji Yasui, Tatsuya Mihashi, Jun Hamamura

Votes: 4,071

21. Return from the River Kwai (1989)

PG-13 | 101 min | War, Drama

4.9
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A group of war prisoners from the Kwai bridge building camp undertake a harsh journey to Japan.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Nick Tate, George Takei, Edward Fox

Votes: 746

22. Objective, Burma! (1945)

Approved | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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A platoon of special ops are tasked to parachute into the remote Burmese jungle and destroy a strategic Japanese radar station, but getting out isn't as easy.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, James Brown, William Prince, George Tobias

Votes: 3,514

23. Bang Rajan (2000)

R | 71 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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59 Metascore

Set right before the fall of Thailand's old capital, Ayuttaya, Bang Rajan draws on the legend of a village of fighters who bravely fended off the Burmese armies. With no support from the ... See full summary »

Director: Tanit Jitnukul | Stars: Jaran Ngamdee, Winai Kraibutr, Theerayut Pratyabamrung, Bin Bunluerit

Votes: 1,763 | Gross: $0.02M

24. The Legend of Suriyothai (2001)

R | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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58 Metascore

During the 16th century, as Thailand contends with both a civil war and Burmese invasion, a beautiful princess rises up to help protect the glory of the Kingdom of Ayothaya. Based on the life of Queen Suriyothai.

Director: Chatrichalerm Yukol | Stars: M.L. Piyapas Bhirombhakdi, Sarunyu Wongkrachang, Chatchai Plengpanich, Johnny Anfone

Votes: 1,668 | Gross: $0.45M

25. Shooting an Elephant (2016)

13 min | Short, Biography, Drama

8.2
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Adapted from George Orwell's short story - a young British policeman in Burma is given the task of handling a rogue work elephant only to find that the role he is destined to play is that of public executioner.

Director: Juan Pablo Rothie | Stars: Deepak Adhikari, Jeewan Adhikary, Anup Baral, Dipendragod

Votes: 6

26. The Cheat (1915)

Not Rated | 59 min | Drama

6.5
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A venal, spoiled stockbroker's wife impulsively embezzles $10,000 from the charity she chairs and desperately turns to a Burmese ivory trader to replace the stolen money.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Fannie Ward, Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Dean, James Neill

Votes: 1,746

27. Legend of King Naresuan: Hostage of Hongsawadi (2007)

163 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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The film concerns the life of King Naresuan, who liberated the Siamese from the control of Burma. Born in 1555, he was taken to Burma as a child hostage; there he became acquainted with ... See full summary »

Director: Chatrichalerm Yukol | Stars: Sarunyu Wongkrachang, Sorapong Chatree, Jukrit Ammarat, Manop Aswathep

Votes: 461

28. Yesterday's Enemy (1959)

95 min | War, Drama

7.1
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In WW2, during the Japanese invasion of Burma, the lost remnant of a British Army Brigade HQ, led by the ruthless captain Alan Langford, escapes through the jungle toward the British lines.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Stanley Baker, Guy Rolfe, Leo McKern, Gordon Jackson

Votes: 369

29. Mandalay (1934)

65 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Abandoned by her lover, a woman becomes the main "hostess" in a decadent nightclub, but tries to put her past behind her on a steamer to Mandalay.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Kay Francis, Ricardo Cortez, Warner Oland, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 429

30. The Hand (1960)

61 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.0
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A Police Inspector follows the trail and circumstances of the murder of a one-handed man back to a prisoner-of-war camp in Burma in 1946.

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Derek Bond, Reed De Rouen, Bryan Coleman, Walter Randall

Votes: 127

31. Burma VJ: Reporter i et lukket land (2008)

Unrated | 84 min | Documentary, History, News

8.0
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82 Metascore

Using smuggled footage, this documentary tells the story of the 2007 protests in Burma by thousands of monks.

Director: Anders Østergaard | Stars: George W. Bush, Ko Muang, Aung San Suu Kyi

Votes: 2,101 | Gross: $0.05M

32. They Call It Myanmar: Lifting the Curtain (2012)

84 min | Documentary, History, News

7.1
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68 Metascore

Shot clandestinely over a two year period, this film provides a rare look into the second most isolated country on the planet held in a stasis by a brutal military regime for almost a half ... See full summary »

Director: Robert H. Lieberman | Star: Aung San Suu Kyi

Votes: 255

33. Bombs Over Burma (1942)

65 min | Drama, Thriller, War

5.3
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Chinese girl risks her life on espionage mission against Japanese in World War 2.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Anna May Wong, Noel Madison, Leslie Denison, Nedrick Young

Votes: 121

34. 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

35. Escape to Burma (1955)

87 min | Adventure

5.8
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A fugitive in British Burma hides on a teak plantation, thanks to a mutual attraction with owner Gwen Moore.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, David Farrar, Murvyn Vye

Votes: 364

36. Mine Own Executioner (1947)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.9
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Pretty Molly Lucian enlists the reluctant aid of psychologist Felix Milne in treating her potentially homicidal husband Adam, who refuses to see a "real" psychiatrist. Traumatized in a ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: Burgess Meredith, Dulcie Gray, Michael Shepley, Christine Norden

Votes: 213

37. A Skin Too Few: The Days of Nick Drake (2002)

48 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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77 Metascore

A study, mostly chronological, of the life of Nick Drake (1948-1974). Gabrielle, his older sister, tells us of her brother's birth in Burma, childhood in Warwickshire, life at Cambridge and... See full summary »

Director: Jeroen Berkvens | Stars: Nick Drake, Paul Weller, Gabrielle Drake, Rodney Drake

Votes: 540

38. The Hasty Heart (1983 TV Movie)

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Director: Martin M. Speer | Stars: Jesse Ferguson, Gregory Harrison, Perry King, Cheryl Ladd

Votes: 35

39. Design for Death (1947)

Approved | 48 min | Documentary

5.7
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An Academy Award winner for best documentary, the film opens with a notice that..."Exhibition of confiscated Japanese film material authorized by permission of the Alien Property Custodian ... See full summary »

Stars: Kent Smith, Hans Conried

Votes: 15

40. The Burmese Harp (1985)

133 min | Drama, War

6.5
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Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Kôji Ishizaka, Kiichi Nakai, Takuzô Kawatani, Atsushi Watanabe

Votes: 121

41. Moon Over Burma (1940)

76 min | Adventure

6.8
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The managers of a teak lumber camp in Burma compete for the affections of a beautiful American entertainer who gets stranded in Rangoon.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Robert Preston, Preston Foster, Doris Nolan

Votes: 25

42. Burma Victory (1946)

61 min | Documentary, War

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Director: Roy Boulting

Votes: 8

43. Return to Burma (2011)

84 min | Drama

6.0
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Director: Midi Z | Stars: Jiun Lu, Shin-Hong Wang

Votes: 33

44. Believe It or Not #3 (1930)

Approved | 8 min | Short

5.8
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Reporters interview Ripley about his world travels.

Director: Murray Roth | Stars: Robert L. Ripley, James Dunn, Clarence E. Willard

Votes: 13

45. Burma Soldier (2010)

70 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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The story of Myo Myint, a political prisoner, who made the transformation from being a soldier in Burma's junta to a pro-democracy activist.

Directors: Nic Dunlop, Ricki Stern, Anne Sundberg | Stars: Colin Farrell, Myo Myint

Votes: 37

46. A Yank on the Burma Road (1942)

Passed | 67 min | Adventure, Drama, War

5.7
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Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Laraine Day, Barry Nelson, Stuart Crawford, Keye Luke

Votes: 89

47. Reef Life of the Andaman (2012)

116 min | Documentary

9.6
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Reef Life of the Andaman is an in-depth study of the marine life of Thailand and Burma (Myanmar), filmed over more than 1000 dives beneath the Andaman Sea at the Similan Islands, Phuket, ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Hope | Star: Nick Hope

Votes: 18

48. Fei Hu: The Story of the Flying Tigers (1999)

90 min | Documentary, War

7.6
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The American Volunteer Group (AVG), more commonly known as the "Flying Tigers", was a civilian volunteer air force that fought the Japanese in Burma and China before (and just after) ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Christopher

Votes: 21

49. The Stilwell Road (1945)

51 min | Documentary, War

6.4
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Documentary about the construction of the Stilwell Road--originally called The Ledo Road--a 478-mile passage from Assam, India, to Ledo, Burma, during World War II. The road, which was ... See full summary »

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Harold Alexander, Claude Auchinleck, Alan Brooke

Votes: 45

50. Disarm (2005)

67 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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Disarm filmmakers Mary Wareham (Next Step Productions) and Brian Liu (Toolbox DC) present a contemporary and provocative view of the forces challenging the achievement of a mine-free world.... See full summary »

Directors: Brian Liu, Mary Wareham

Votes: 30