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1. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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52 Metascore

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult

Votes: 301,510 | Gross: $155.44M

2. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

8.5
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85 Metascore

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 729,539 | Gross: $248.16M

3. The Mummy (1999)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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48 Metascore

An American serving in the French Foreign Legion on an archaeological dig at the ancient city of Hamunaptra accidentally awakens a mummy that wreaks havoc on him, and his crew.

Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo

Votes: 342,715 | Gross: $155.25M

4. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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100 Metascore

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 214,572 | Gross: $44.82M

5. The English Patient (1996)

R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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87 Metascore

At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.

Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas

Votes: 153,689 | Gross: $78.65M

6. Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

GP | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.7
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59 Metascore

A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an evil plot involving a rich business tycoon.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Sean Connery, Jill St. John, Charles Gray, Lana Wood

Votes: 80,154 | Gross: $43.82M

7. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

R | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams

Votes: 94,554 | Gross: $66.66M

8. Gallipoli (1981)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.5
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65 Metascore

Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr, Harold Hopkins

Votes: 31,836 | Gross: $5.73M

9. Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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65 Metascore

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 26,408 | Gross: $2.60M

10. The Pyramid (2014)

R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

4.6
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24 Metascore

An archaeological team attempts to unlock the secrets of a lost pyramid only to find themselves hunted by an insidious creature.

Director: Grégory Levasseur | Stars: Ashley Hinshaw, James Buckley, Denis O'Hare, Christa Nicola

Votes: 19,573 | Gross: $2.76M

11. Professione: reporter (1975)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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90 Metascore

A frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to cover, takes the risky path of co-opting the I.D. of a dead arms dealer acquaintance.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry

Votes: 16,593 | Gross: $0.62M

12. Khartoum (1966)

Approved | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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In the Sudan, in 1884-85, Egyptian forces led by a British general defend Khartoum against an invading Muslim army led by a religious fanatic, the Mahdi.

Directors: Basil Dearden, Eliot Elisofon | Stars: Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Richard Johnson, Ralph Richardson

Votes: 5,477

13. The Lighthorsemen (1987)

PG | 131 min | Drama, War

7.0
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In 1917 when the British forces are bogged down in front of the Turkish and German lines in Palestine they rely on the Australian light horse regiment to break the deadlock.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Peter Phelps, Nick Waters, John Larking, John Heywood

Votes: 1,295

14. She (I) (1965)

Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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An Edwardian archaeologist and two companions stumble upon a lost city in East Africa, run by a beautiful queen whose love holds the promise of immortality.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Ursula Andress, Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins, John Richardson

Votes: 2,369

15. Mountains of the Moon (1990)

R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.3
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The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Iain Glen, Richard E. Grant, Fiona Shaw

Votes: 2,951 | Gross: $4.01M

16. Cairo Time (2009)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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67 Metascore

A romantic drama about a brief, unexpected love affair that catches two people completely off-guard.

Director: Ruba Nadda | Stars: Patricia Clarkson, Alexander Siddig, Elena Anaya, Amina Annabi

Votes: 5,634 | Gross: $1.60M

17. Five Graves to Cairo (1943)

Approved | 96 min | Thriller, War

7.4
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During World War II, an undercover British soldier tries get word to the Allies that the Germans have tons of supplies buried in five excavations across Egypt.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff, Erich von Stroheim

Votes: 4,066

18. El Alamein - La linea del fuoco (2002)

117 min | Drama, War

7.2
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War seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942 to fight in Africa. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo Monteleone | Stars: Paolo Briguglia, Pierfrancesco Favino, Luciano Scarpa, Emilio Solfrizzi

Votes: 1,484

19. Valley of the Kings (1954)

Approved | 86 min | Adventure

6.0
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In 1900, in Egypt, archaeologist Mark Brandon is asked by Ann Mercedes to find the tomb of Ra-Hotep but their quest is marred by intrigue, betrayal, murder and danger.

Director: Robert Pirosh | Stars: Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker, Carlos Thompson, Kurt Kasznar

Votes: 985

20. The Barbarian (1933)

Approved | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.2
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An American tourist catches the eye of a disguised Arab prince who decides to kidnap her, then try to win her love.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Myrna Loy, Reginald Denny, Louise Closser Hale

Votes: 353

21. The Last Outpost (1935)

Approved | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.2
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During WW1, the destinies of British officers Michael Andrews and John Stevenson seem intertwined on the battle front as much as on a more personal level.

Directors: Charles Barton, Louis J. Gasnier | Stars: Cary Grant, Gertrude Michael, Claude Rains, Margaret Swope

Votes: 299

22. Saint-Ex (1996)

PG | 82 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

5.4
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Poetic biography of author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

Director: Anand Tucker | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Miranda Richardson, Janet McTeer, Ken Stott

Votes: 137

23. My Way Home (1978)

71 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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Jamie leaves the children's home to live with his paternal grandmother. After working in a mine and in a tailor's shop, he is conscripted into the RAF, and goes to Egypt, where he is ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Stephen Archibald, Paul Kermack, Jessie Combe, William Carrol

Votes: 534

24. Rameses: Wrath of God or Man? (2004 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary, History

5.3
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This documentary examines what historians know about the Bible's Old Testament account of the Plague of the Firstborn and about Egypt's Pharaoh, Rameses. Egyptologists discuss whether the ... See full summary »

Directors: Mark Aldridge, Tom Pollock | Star: Morgan Freeman

Votes: 36

25. The Man from Cairo (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.5
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An American tourist, who served in Algeria during WW2, is mistaken for an American agent hired by the French government to recover its gold reserves that went missing in the Algerian desert during the war.

Directors: Ray Enright, Edoardo Anton | Stars: George Raft, Gianna Maria Canale, Massimo Serato, Guido Celano

Votes: 85

26. Sahara (1919)

70 min | Adventure

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Director: Arthur Rosson | Stars: Louise Glaum, Matt Moore, Edwin Stevens, Pat Moore

27. The Tomb Robbery Papyrus: Notes of a Past (2009)

97 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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A century long search for an important ancient Egyptian royal tomb ... its location defined by a discredited antique manuscript ... a young archaeologist believing in its veracity. The ... See full summary »

Director: A.C. Lily T.-Rampenthal | Stars: Chris Abbott, Ray Anderson, David Astley, Robert Barton

Votes: 15

28. 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.

Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Alexander Siddig, Denis Quilley, Nicholas Jones

Votes: 413

29. Terra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen (1982– )
Episode: Expeditionen in die Wüste - Johann Ludwig Burckhardt (2012)

Documentary, History

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Penniless, German-law-trained Swiss adventurer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt convinced the British Royal Navy's cover African Association to engage him as undercover spy to reattempt the search ... See full summary »

Star: Robert Atzorn

30. Centurions (1986)
Episode: The Mummy's Curse (1986)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Family

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Professor Sloan asks the Centurions to guard the tomb of the lost pharaoh. Jake discovers Sloan' connection with Terror and gets trapped in the pyramid helpless. Terror and Sloan bring the ancient statue warriors to live and attack Cairo.

Stars: Pat Fraley, Neil Ross, Vince Edwards, Ron Feinberg