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1. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Votes: 128,189 | Gross: $65.01M
2. Lincoln (2012)
PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History
As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Votes: 196,844 | Gross: $182.20M
3. The Heiress (1949)
Passed | 115 min | Drama, Romance
A young naive woman falls for a handsome young man who her emotionally abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter.
4. The Ten Commandments (1956)
Approved | 220 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.
Writers: Dorothy Clarke Wilson, J.H. Ingraham, A.E. Southon, Æneas MacKenzie, Jesse Lasky Jr., Jack Gariss, Fredric M. Frank | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson
Votes: 47,770 | Gross: $80.00M
5. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
Not Rated | 165 min | Drama, History, War
The American Civil War divides friends and destroys families, but that's nothing compared to the anarchy in the black-ruled South after the war.
Votes: 16,901 | Gross: $3.00M
6. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
R | 171 min | Drama, Romance
In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.
Votes: 26,838 | Gross: $10.01M
7. Coco Before Chanel (2009)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world.
Votes: 31,914 | Gross: $6.11M
9. Quo Vadis (1951)
Passed | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History
A fierce Roman commander becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emperor Nero.
10. Iron Jawed Angels (2004 TV Movie)
123 min | Drama, History
Defiant young activists take the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.
11. True Women (1997 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 183 min | Biography, Drama, History
True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the ... See full summary »
12. Irreconcilable Differences (1984)
PG | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Alternating between the past and the present, a precocious little girl sues her selfish, career-driven parents for emancipation, surprising them both.
Votes: 2,330 | Gross: $12.40M
13. Sansho the Bailiff (1954)
Not Rated | 124 min | Drama
In mediaeval Japan a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.
14. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
Votes: 4,125 | Gross: $0.67M
15. The Proposition (1998)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Father Michael McKinnon goes from the UK to Boston circa 1935. For unknown reasons, he avoids at all costs the most prominent parishioners, Arthur and Eleanor Barret. Meanwhile Eleanor and ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,791 | Gross: $0.12M
16. Dream Wife (1953)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Clemson Reade, a business tycoon with marriage on his mind, and Effie, a U.S. diplomat, are a modern couple. Unfortunately there seems to be too much business and not enough pleasure on the... See full summary »
17. Day of the Wacko (2002)
93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
24 hours in the bitter life of a frustrated divorced teacher who stays in the vicious circle of his numerous obsessions.
18. Abraham Lincoln (1930)
Approved | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.
20. La révolution française (1989)
360 min | Drama, History, Thriller
A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the ... See full summary »
Writers: David Ambrose, Daniel Boulanger, Robert Enrico, Richard T. Heffron, Fred A. Wyler | Directors: Robert Enrico, Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Jane Seymour, François Cluzet, Jean-François Balmer
21. À Nous la Liberté (1931)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A famous left-wing satirical comedy about two ex-convicts, one of whom escaped jail and then worked his way up from salesman to factory owner, where he oversees a highly mechanized ... See full summary »
22. Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927)
TV-PG | 144 min | Drama, History
Slavery tears apart a black family in the South before the start of the Civil War.
23. Follow Me Home (1996)
Unrated | 100 min | Drama
Three muralists (one Chicano, one Black, one American Indian) and the socially-maladjusted cousin of the Chicano muralist set off on a road trip with the intent of painting their images on ... See full summary »
24. Thunder Rock (1942)
Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, War
A cynical, embittered newspaperman is tormented, then inspired, by visions he keeps having of people who have drowned.
25. Dance of the Wind (1997)
85 min | Drama, Music
The mother of the Indian female singer Pallavi (Kitu Gidwani) is at the end of her life. She was master and teacher for her daughter for the art of Indian singing. But she will not be able ... See full summary »
26. Slavery by Another Name (2012 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, History
A documentary that recounts the many ways in which American slavery persisted as a practice many decades after its supposed abolition.
29. My Talk with Florence (2015)
129 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
A minimalist interview-film, dealing with one of the most disturbing life-stories from the twentieth Century. An oral history about abuse, resistance and survival.
30. Personne ne m'aime (1994)
98 min | Comedy, Drama
Several lives intersect when a middle-aged woman is left by her husband, and she decides to trek him down with the help of her equally troubled sister.
Votes: 81 | Gross: $0.15M
31. Louise (1939)
83 min | Musical
Louise, a young seamstress, has fallen in love with Julien, her neighbor, a composer who lives a Bohemian life with his friends, artists like him. Her over-possessive working class parents ... See full summary »
90 min | Documentary
The Single Bloodiest Day in American History It's September 17, 1862 and President Abraham Lincoln needs a victory in order to issue the Emancipation Proclamation and end slavery in the ... See full summary »
34. Allein unter Frauen (1991)
88 min | Comedy
Tom is a perfect macho, whose prejudices are challenged when he loses his job, his apartment and his girlfriend and has to move in into a house with three feminists. Without his knowing the... See full summary »
35. The Dancing Forest (2008)
76 min | Documentary
The people from Baga are refusing to be the next victims of a global system of dependence and inequality. Taking their life into their own hands, they're offering us a story of pain, survival, and ultimately, hope.
36. Felix (I) (1988)
82 min | Comedy
Within four episodes ("Er am Ende", "Muss ich aufpassen", "Eva" and "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" ) are being told adventures of love sick Felix. On Sylt he meets two nymphomaniac women, in ... See full summary »
Writers: Christel Buschmann, Silvo Lahtela, Helke Sander, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Pit Schröder, Margarethe von Trotta | Directors: Christel Buschmann, Helke Sander, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Margarethe von Trotta | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Barbara Auer, Eva Mattes, Danuta Lato
37. Scars in Concrete (2010)
30 min | Short, Drama
Anna is completely overburdened with bringing up her three children. Since her husband has an affair with another woman, she has fallen deeper and deeper into an emotional state of ... See full summary »
38. The Tomboy (1936)
95 min | Drama
The eponymous garçonne or flapper is Monique Lerbier, an emancipated French woman who leaves home to escape a marriage of convenience to a man she does not love which her parents have ... See full summary »
39. Killing the Devil (1970)
77 min | Comedy, Fantasy
She (Jirina Bohdalová) is approximately forty-years old, intelligent and attractive, but, unfortunately, lonesome as one could be. She handles her life quite well, but whenever nostalgia ... See full summary »
41. Wedding Night in the Rain (1967)
105 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Young hairdresser Gabi from the Baltic coast desperately wants to be a jockey. One day, she packs her bags, drives to Hoppegarten and is soundly rejected by the head coach. She doesn't want... See full summary »
43. Ett dockhem (1956)
78 min | Drama
August Strindbergs feedback to Henrik Ibsen's Doll's House, A short story from the collection "Giftas" (Getting married). About female emancipation and obsolete marriages.
44. Biz (2010 TV Movie)
50 min | Drama
Esin and Serkan are trying to live their own new happy married life, but soon they encounter the strong traditions and rules that apply in Serkans family.
45. Mamma tar semester (1957)
106 min | Drama
Sylvia returns to Sweden after having lived abroad for six years. She visits her sister Karin, and is shocked to see how her husband and children regard her as a live-in housekeeper. She ... See full summary »
48. Emancipation, Revelation, Revolution (2006)
90 min | Documentary
Documentary about the history of the civil rights movement in America, the role that both major political parties have played in it, and the voting habits of Blacks in America today.
49. Pedaling to Freedom (2007)
28 min | Documentary, Short
In one of the poorest parts of the world, 230,000 people learned to read and write. Over 100,000 women learned to cycle. Wages jumped up 1000% It happened in the space of just one year and cost about a dollar per person.