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1. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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79 Metascore

A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier.

Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Votes: 357,290 | Gross: $208.55M

2. Starship Troopers (1997)

R | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.2
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51 Metascore

Humans in a fascistic, militaristic future do battle with giant alien bugs in a fight for survival.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer, Jake Busey

Votes: 235,740 | Gross: $54.81M

3. Colony (2016– )

42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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In the wake of a mysterious alien invasion, a family fights to stay together in a new world order.

Stars: Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, Peter Jacobson, Amanda Righetti

Votes: 16,191

4. Total Recall (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.5
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57 Metascore

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he?

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Rachel Ticotin

Votes: 258,011 | Gross: $119.39M

5. The Howling (1981)

R | 91 min | Horror

6.6
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After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan, Christopher Stone

Votes: 24,856 | Gross: $17.99M

6. The Last Airbender (2010)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Family

4.2
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20 Metascore

Follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must master all four elements and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water Tribes and the Earth Kingdom.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone, Dev Patel

Votes: 127,710 | Gross: $131.56M

7. The Road Warrior (1981)

R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.6
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76 Metascore

In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Michael Preston, Max Phipps

Votes: 144,022 | Gross: $12.47M

8. Soldier (I) (1998)

R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.0
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An engineered space soldier is deemed obsolete and dumped on a waste planet where he is reluctantly taken in by a community of defenseless refugees.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Kurt Russell, Jason Scott Lee, Jason Isaacs, Connie Nielsen

Votes: 46,358 | Gross: $14.57M

9. The New World (2005)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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69 Metascore

The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale

Votes: 74,781 | Gross: $12.71M

10. Jamestown (2017– )

60 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A drama about English settlers in America in 1617.

Stars: Naomi Battrick, Max Beesley, Jason Flemyng, Burn Gorman

Votes: 1,245

11. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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45 Metascore

A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments.

Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Geoffrey Rush, Jordi Mollà

Votes: 58,205 | Gross: $16.29M

12. 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.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen

Votes: 57,602 | Gross: $87.10M

13. Life (2009– )

TV-G | 473 min | Documentary

9.1
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David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Oprah Winfrey, Doug Allan, Michael Pitts

Votes: 28,893

14. The Colony (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.3
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28 Metascore

Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.

Director: Jeff Renfroe | Stars: Kevin Zegers, Laurence Fishburne, Bill Paxton, Charlotte Sullivan

Votes: 37,849

15. Salem Witch Trials (2002 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama, History

6.2
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A masterful work accurately details the current consensus of what exactly occurred to prompt the colonial witch-trials.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Henry Czerny, Gloria Reuben, Jay O. Sanders

Votes: 529

16. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

PG | 129 min | Adventure

7.9
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Two British former soldiers decide to set themselves up as kings in Kafiristan, a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander the Great.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey

Votes: 38,159

17. Outland (1981)

R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

6.6
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In the distant future, a police marshal stationed at a remote mining colony on the Jupiter moon of Io uncovers a drug-smuggling conspiracy, and gets no help from the populace when he later finds himself marked for murder.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Sean Connery, Frances Sternhagen, Peter Boyle, James Sikking

Votes: 23,152 | Gross: $17.37M

18. Banished (2015)

60 min | Drama, History

7.5
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British convicts have been sent to Australia as punishment for their crimes. As they try to live their new lives, they have to live with the new rules. The soldiers also have to adjust.

Stars: Orla Brady, Ewen Bremner, MyAnna Buring, Ryan Corr

Votes: 2,362

19. Phase IV (1974)

PG | 84 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.6
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Desert ants suddenly form a collective intelligence and begin to wage war on the desert inhabitants. It is up to two scientists and a stray girl they rescue from the ants to destroy them. ... See full summary »

Director: Saul Bass | Stars: Nigel Davenport, Michael Murphy, Lynne Frederick, Alan Gifford

Votes: 5,536

20. The Ant Bully (2006)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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59 Metascore

After Lucas Nickle floods an ant colony with his watergun, he's magically shrunken down to insect size and sentenced to hard labor in the ruins.

Director: John A. Davis | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Nicolas Cage, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep

Votes: 32,061 | Gross: $28.14M

21. Lion of the Desert (1980)

PG | 173 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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In the Fascist Italy Pre-World War II of Benito Mussolini, the cruel General Rodolfo Graziani is directly assigned by Il Duce to fight in the colonial war in Libya to vanquish the Arab ... See full summary »

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger, Irene Papas

Votes: 11,121

22. New Worlds (2014– )

Drama, History, War

6.5
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The 1680s bring a new king, Restoration and more tyranny. In Massachusetts, a robber's son falls for an anti-monarchist. In England, young lady falls for an outlaw.

Stars: Pip Carter, Phil Cheadle, Holli Dempsey, Joe Dempsie

Votes: 899

23. The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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John Truscott goes to Borneo to work with the Iban. He reports to Henry Bullard, who gives him a "sleeping dictionary"--one of the locals who teaches him the local language and culture. And... See full summary »

Director: Guy Jenkin | Stars: Jessica Alba, Brenda Blethyn, Hugh Dancy, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 7,349

24. Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (2002–2003)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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The American Revolutionary War is seen through the eyes of an American teenaged lad, a young English lady, and a French boy, all 3 of whom work as reporters for Benjamin Franklin.

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Kathleen Barr, Reo Jones, Chris Lundquist

Votes: 863

25. Dead Space: Downfall (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 74 min | Animation, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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A prequel to the hit video game chronicling the discovery of the Red Marker and the first Necromorph outbreak.

Director: Chuck Patton | Stars: Nika Futterman, Keith Szarabajka, Jim Cummings, Kevin Michael Richardson

Votes: 8,785

26. An American Girl Adventure (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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When Felicity meets Penny, a beautiful copper - colored mare, she knows with all her heart that she must free Penny from her cruel owner. Felicity desperately wishes for that same sureness ... See full summary »

Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Kevin Zegers, David Gardner, John Schneider

Votes: 936

27. The Secret River (2015)

Adventure, Drama, History

7.4
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In 1806, William Thornhill is sentenced to New South Wales for life where he is drawn into a terrifying conflict that will leave a bloody and indelible stain.

Stars: Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Sarah Snook, Lachy Hulme, Tim Minchin

Votes: 356

28. Hirokin: The Last Samurai (2012)

R | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.4
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A reluctant samurai with a dark past sets off on a mission to fulfill his destiny.

Director: Alejo Mo-Sun | Stars: Wes Bentley, Jessica Szohr, Angus Macfadyen, Laura Ramsey

Votes: 1,622

29. Hoe duur was de suiker (2013)

120 min | Drama, History

6.7
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The Price Of Sugar tells the alternately gripping, romantic and heart-wrenching story of Sarith and Mini-Mini as they grow up on the sugar plantations of Suriname in the latter half of the ... See full summary »

Director: Jean van de Velde | Stars: Gaite Jansen, Neil Sandilands, Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing, Benja Bruijning

Votes: 1,200

30. Battle of the Brave (2004)

PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.4
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In the mid-18th Century, as England and France battle over control of Canada, an epic romance between a peasant woman and a trapper unfurls.

Director: Jean Beaudin | Stars: Noémie Godin-Vigneau, David La Haye, Juliette Gosselin, Sébastien Huberdeau

Votes: 1,088

31. The Buccaneers (1956–1957)

30 min | Adventure, Drama

8.0
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Captain Dan Tempest was an ex-pirate who received a pardon from the King and turned privateer after his stronghold of New Providence was taken over by Crown soldiers. Tempest and Lt. ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Shaw, Paul Hansard, Brian Rawlinson, Edwin Richfield

Votes: 95

32. Lost Colony: The Legend of Roanoke (2007 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

4.3
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In the 1580's English colonists arrive in what was to become North Carolina and find supernatural terror.

Director: Matt Codd | Stars: Adrian Paul, Frida Farrell, Rhett Giles, Michael Teh

Votes: 1,266

33. Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja (2009)

195 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.5
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Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja is a 2009 Malayalam historical drama film based on the life of Pazhassi Raja, a Hindu king who fought against the British in the 18th century.

Director: T. Hariharan | Stars: Mammootty, Sarath Kumar, Mohanlal, Manoj K. Jayan

Votes: 1,730

34. Strange Cargo (1940)

Passed | 113 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Convicts escaping from Devil's Island come under the influence of a strange Christ-like figure.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Ian Hunter, Peter Lorre

Votes: 1,688

35. The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind (2002 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.0
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On the island of Vvardenfell, the native 'Dunmer' maintain an uneasy relationship with each other, and with the ruling Empire. The mythical Ghostgate - said to protect the island and the ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Howard | Stars: Jeff Baker, Jonathan Bryce, Lynda Carter, Linda Canyon

Votes: 2,303

36. Black and White in Color (1976)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.0
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French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Jean Carmet, Catherine Rouvel, Jacques Spiesser, Jacques Dufilho

Votes: 1,160

37. Proteus (2003)

97 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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47 Metascore

An interracial gay love story set in early 18th century South Africa about two men -- a black prisoner living in a Cape Town penal colony and a Dutch sailor -- who weather injustices as a result of their affair.

Directors: John Greyson, Jack Lewis | Stars: Rouxnet Brown, Shaun Smyth, Neil Sandilands, Kristen Thomson

Votes: 571

38. Bulletstorm (2011 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Bulletstorm takes place in the 26th century, where the Confederation of Planets are protected by a secret black-ops army called Dead Echo. The story follows space pirate Grayson Hunt, ... See full summary »

Director: James D. Mortellaro | Stars: Steve Blum, Andrew Kishino, Jennifer Hale, Chris Cox

Votes: 1,340

39. Novaya Zemlya (2008)

119 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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The year is 2013 and, with the abolition of the death penalty, prisons are overflowing across the globe presenting a major problem for the authorities. The solution is to ship a consignment... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Melnik | Stars: Konstantin Lavronenko, Andrey Feskov, Marat Basharov, Pavel Sborshchikov

Votes: 1,435

40. Xenoblade Chronicles (2010 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

9.4
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In a world of endless ocean, all life lives on the decaying corpses of two gigantic titans, the Bionis and Mechonis. When the army of Mechonis attacks his home, young scientist Shulk sets out for revenge.

Directors: Ko Kojima, Tetsuya Takahashi | Stars: Adam Howden, Jay Taylor, Carina Reeves, Rufus Jones

Votes: 326

41. The Intended (2002)

R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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42 Metascore

A period drama/thriller about a surveyor and his fiancée who arrive in a remote Malaysian trading post and encounter a closed-fisted ivory trader and her ill-meaning family.

Director: Kristian Levring | Stars: JJ Feild, Janet McTeer, Brenda Fricker, Olympia Dukakis

Votes: 285 | Gross: $0.01M

42. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )

56 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.8
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Mysteries involving notable historical events, people and locations are scientifically examined.

Stars: Liev Schreiber, Jay O. Sanders, Salima Ikram, Piers Gibbon

Votes: 325

43. Tai ji quan (1996)

R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

6.9
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A young Tai Chi master fights Opium smugglers with the aid of his powerful braid while wooing a girl.

Directors: Hsin-Yen Chang, Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Jing Wu, Christy Chung, Mark Cheng, Billy Chow

Votes: 633

44. Naughty Marietta (1935)

G | 105 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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In order to avoid a prearranged marriage, a rebellious French princess sheds her identity and escapes to colonial New Orleans, where she finds an unlikely true love.

Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Frank Morgan, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 871

45. The Howards of Virginia (1940)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, War

6.1
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During the American War of Independence, aristocratic Virginian Jane Peyton marries unsophisticated rustic surveyor Matt Howard who takes her to his Shenandoah Valley plantation and later goes to war.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Cary Grant, Martha Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Alan Marshal

Votes: 862

46. The Affairs of Martha (1942)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Members of a well-to-do small community become worried when it is revealed that one of their maids is writing a telling exposé.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Marsha Hunt, Richard Carlson, Marjorie Main, Virginia Weidler

Votes: 236

47. Om våld (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.4
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80 Metascore

The most daring moments in the struggle for liberation from colonial rule.

Director: Göran Olsson | Stars: Lauryn Hill, Kati Outinen, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Gaetano Pagano

Votes: 497

48. Simba (1955)

Not Rated | 99 min | Adventure, Drama

6.4
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A European family in East Africa finds itself caught up in an uprising by local black Africans against their white colonial masters. Based on the Mau-Mau rebellion in Kenya in the early 1950s.

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Virginia McKenna, Basil Sydney, Donald Sinden

Votes: 301

49. New Moon (1940)

Passed | 105 min | Musical, Romance, Adventure

7.0
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Marianne de Beaumaniour is on her way to New Orleans from Paris to inspect the plantation she inherited from her uncle. On the ship with her are bondsmen, that are to be sold for slavery. ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Mary Boland, George Zucco

Votes: 403

50. Warrior Queen Boudica (2006 TV Special)

7.7
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When the cowardly bureaucrat Catus Decianus breaks a peace treaty with the Iceni by brutalizing and humiliating their queen Boudica and her daughters the Iceian and allies join the queen in... See full summary »

Directors: Patrick Taulère, Kim Hawkins | Stars: Charlotte Comer, Simona Cuciurianu, Danny Green, Radu Andrei Micu

Votes: 82