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1. Pearl Harbor (2001)

PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, History

6.1
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44 Metascore

Pearl Harbor follows the story of two best friends, Rafe and Danny, and their love lives as they go off to join the war.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott

Votes: 254,783 | Gross: $198.54M

2. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

8.5
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96 Metascore

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 343,642

3. Flightplan (2005)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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53 Metascore

A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet, the child vanishes, and nobody will admit she was ever on the plane.

Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Sean Bean, Kate Beahan

Votes: 127,060 | Gross: $89.71M

4. The Specialist (1994)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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A woman entices a bomb expert she's involved with into destroying the mafia that killed her family.

Director: Luis Llosa | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods, Rod Steiger

Votes: 50,291 | Gross: $57.36M

5. The Day After (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 127 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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A graphic, disturbing film about the effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Jason Robards, JoBeth Williams, Steve Guttenberg, John Cullum

Votes: 10,757

6. Silent Running (1972)

GP | 89 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.7
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In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth's botany, kept in a greenhouse aboard a spacecraft.

Director: Douglas Trumbull | Stars: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint

Votes: 20,754

7. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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67 Metascore

Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

Votes: 113,352 | Gross: $119.08M

8. Battle of Britain (1969)

G | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle to prevent the Luftwaffe from gaining air superiority over the English Channel as a prelude to a possible Axis invasion of the UK.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews, Curd Jürgens

Votes: 16,132

9. Threads (1984 TV Movie)

112 min | Drama, War

8.1
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Documentary-style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England, and the eventual long-term effects of nuclear war on civilization.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Karen Meagher, Reece Dinsdale, David Brierly, Rita May

Votes: 7,308

10. Super Fuzz (1980)

PG | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

6.3
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Red powder from a nuclear explosion gives a police officer super powers as long as he doesn't see anything red. He is eventually framed for murder and is unsuccessfully executed by many different methods.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Terence Hill, Ernest Borgnine, Joanne Dru, Marc Lawrence

Votes: 4,919

11. August. Eighth (2012)

R | 120 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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The story is about a young single mother who is compelled to make her way at risk of her life to Ckhinvali, where her son is, whom she had sent there on the eve of the conflict. The film ... See full summary »

Director: Dzhanik Fayziev | Stars: Svetlana Ivanova, Maksim Matveyev, Egor Beroev, Artyom Fadeev

Votes: 1,833

12. Deadly Impact (2010)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.3
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A police officer with a painful past returns home to help the FBI track down a mastermind assassin.

Director: Robert Kurtzman | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Joe Pantoliano, Carmen Serano, Greg Serano

Votes: 2,161

13. The Atomic Cafe (1982)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

7.7
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Disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety.

Directors: Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, Pierce Rafferty | Stars: Paul Tibbets, Harry S. Truman, W.H.P. Blandy, Brien McMahon

Votes: 3,266

14. Cold War (1998 TV Mini-Series)

1,120 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Anatoli Dobrynin, Robert McNamara, Vladimir Yerofeyev

Votes: 566

15. P.L.U.G. (2014)

16 min | Short, Sci-Fi

5.8
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On a post-apocalyptic Earth, Leila Dawn (Natalie Floyd), is the only human survivor. Raised by Robots after humanity abandoned the planet they destroyed with nuclear warfare, Leila cannot ... See full summary »

Director: David Vyle Levy | Stars: Garance Mallard, Natalie Floyd, Alexis Cassar, Jake Lyall

Votes: 163

16. Day One (1989 TV Movie)

141 min | Drama, History

7.8
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Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Brian Dennehy, David Strathairn, Michael Tucker, Hume Cronyn

Votes: 316

17. Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (2003– )

175 min | Drama, History

6.7
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A true story about the tragic explosion at Halifax Harbour, Canada, in the early hours of December 6, 1917.

Stars: Clare Stone, Max Morrow, Paul Doucet, Lynne Griffin

Votes: 258

18. Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie (1995 Video)

92 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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A documentary presenting mankind's most ambitious effort at perfecting the means to its own annihilation. Featuring newly unclassified atomic test footage.

Director: Peter Kuran | Stars: William Shatner, Edward Teller, W.H.P. Blandy, Frank H. Shelton

Votes: 2,777

19. The Valiant (1962)

80 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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Having placed mines on the hull of a British warship whilst it is safe in harbour during the second World War , the two man crew of an Italian miniature submarine are captured and held ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: John Mills, Ettore Manni, Roberto Risso, Robert Shaw

Votes: 43

20. Air Power (1956–1958)

30 min | Documentary, War

7.8
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Produced shortly after the fiftieth anniversary of powered flight, this documentary series, hosted by veteran news anchor Walter Cronkite, traced the development of flight from the Wright ... See full summary »

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Michael Redgrave, Art Carney, James Doolittle

Votes: 23

21. Nukes in Space (1999 Video)

53 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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U.S. nuclear tests in space, and the development of the military intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

Director: Peter Kuran | Star: William Shatner

Votes: 216

22. Atomic Journeys: Welcome to Ground Zero (1999 Video)

52 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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A tour of U.S. atomic test sites in Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Mississippi, and Alaska.

Director: Peter Kuran | Star: William Shatner

Votes: 207

23. The Magic of David Copperfield IX: The Escape from Alcatraz (1987 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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This is the 9th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Ann Jillian after a short presentation by David Copperfield himself from the Alcatraz prison's beacon. It is the first one... See full summary »

Directors: David Copperfield, Gary Halvorson | Stars: David Copperfield, Ann Jillian, Al Capone, George Kelly

Votes: 28

24. The Magic of David Copperfield XI: The Explosive Encounter (1989 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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David Copperfield performs illusions; at the end, he must escape from a hotel that is about to be demolished.

Directors: David Copperfield, Michael Dimich | Stars: David Copperfield, Emma Samms

Votes: 35

25. The Fight for the Sky (1945)

20 min | Documentary, Short, War

5.6
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Documentary detailing the activities of American fighter escort pilots during bombing raids over Germany.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Dolittle

Votes: 27

26. Pipi & Bibis (1992 Video Game)

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27. City of Ruins: The Halifax Explosion (2003 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.6
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Director: Alan Mendelsohn

Votes: 5

28. Castle (2009–2016)
Episode: 47 Seconds (2012)

TV-PG | 45 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.7
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The FBI commandeers the NYPD detectives for little more than leg work after a bomb explodes during an anti-globalist demonstration. Castle is asked by the captain as sharp observer. Sifting... See full summary »

Director: Paul Holahan | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan, Jon Huertas

Votes: 786

29. Generation Kill (2008– )
Episode: A Burning Dog (2008)

TV-MA | 70 min | Drama, War

8.8
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As they scope a tiny hamlet, the men of Bravo are frustrated by the capricious nature of the war, and Colbert struggles to defend the actions of the higher-ups. Meanwhile, First Recon runs ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, James Ransone, Lee Tergesen, Jon Huertas

Votes: 361

30. Star Trek (1966–1969)
Episode: Assignment: Earth (1968)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.7
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While back in time observing Earth in 1968, the Enterprise crew encounters the mysterious Gary Seven who has his own agenda on the planet.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Robert Lansing

Votes: 1,202

31. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Radio Bikini (1988)

Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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It starts with a live radio broadcast from the Bikini Atoll a few days before it is annihilated by a nuclear test. Shows great footage from these times and tells the story of the US Navy ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stone | Stars: Kilon Bauno, John Smitherman, Warren Austin, Bernard Baruch

Votes: 522

32. Lab Rats (2012–2016)
Episode: Simulation Manipulation (2015)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Action, Comedy, Family

8.7
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Adam and Chase each lead their own student groups against each other in a series of simulated exercises that will evaluate both student and mentor performances.

Director: Victor Gonzalez | Stars: William Brent, Spencer Boldman, Kelli Berglund, Tyrel Jackson Williams

Votes: 20

33. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Year-End Blowout (2013)

42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The son in a father/son used car dealership is killed in a car explosion on the lot, and Rusty tries to pass his field training for his undercover assignment.

Director: David McWhirter | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 87