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1. Lincoln (2012)

PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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86 Metascore

As the 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.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Votes: 210,181 | Gross: $182.20M

2. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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52 Metascore

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.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley, Sigourney Weaver

Votes: 139,291 | Gross: $65.01M

3. The Ten Commandments (1956)

Approved | 220 min | Adventure, Drama

7.9
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The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson

Votes: 51,605 | Gross: $80.00M

4. Quo Vadis (1951)

Approved | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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A fierce Roman commander becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emperor Nero.

Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 10,737

5. The Birth of a Nation (1915)

Not Rated | 195 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper

Votes: 18,351 | Gross: $3.00M

6. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)

R | 171 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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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.

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint

Votes: 28,705 | Gross: $10.01M

7. 3 Generations (2015)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama

5.5
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47 Metascore

After Ray decides to transition from female to male, Ray's mother, Maggie, must come to terms with the decision while tracking down Ray's biological father to get his legal consent.

Director: Gaby Dellal | Stars: Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning, Susan Sarandon, Tate Donovan

Votes: 2,305 | Gross: $0.07M

8. Coco Before Chanel (2009)

PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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65 Metascore

The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world.

Director: Anne Fontaine | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola, Marie Gillain

Votes: 33,762 | Gross: $6.11M

9. Manderlay (2005)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama

7.4
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46 Metascore

A story of slavery, set in the southern U.S. in the 1930s.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Isaach De Bankolé, Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 19,615 | Gross: $0.07M

10. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.4
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62 Metascore

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.

Director: Kevin Willmott | Stars: Greg Kirsch, Renee Patrick, Molly Graham, William Willmott

Votes: 4,314 | Gross: $0.67M

11. The Heiress (1949)

Passed | 115 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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A young naive woman falls for a handsome young man who her emotionally abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson, Miriam Hopkins

Votes: 10,583

12. True Women (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.8
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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 »

Director: Karen Arthur | Stars: Dana Delany, Annabeth Gish, Angelina Jolie, Michael York

Votes: 1,793

13. L'étudiante et Monsieur Henri (2015)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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An elderly curmudgeon lets out a room in his large apartment rent-free to a young student - on condition that she does everything in her power to ruin his son's marriage.

Director: Ivan Calbérac | Stars: Claude Brasseur, Guillaume de Tonquédec, Noémie Schmidt, Frédérique Bel

Votes: 1,870 | Gross: $0.00M

14. Iron Jawed Angels (2004 TV Movie)

123 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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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.

Director: Katja von Garnier | Stars: Hilary Swank, Margo Martindale, Anjelica Huston, Frances O'Connor

Votes: 5,020

15. Irreconcilable Differences (1984)

PG | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Alternating between the past and the present, a precocious little girl sues her selfish, career-driven parents for emancipation, surprising them both.

Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Shelley Long, Drew Barrymore, Sam Wanamaker

Votes: 2,485 | Gross: $12.40M

16. Sansho the Bailiff (1954)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama

8.4
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In medieval 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.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Yoshiaki Hanayagi, Kyôko Kagawa, Eitarô Shindô

Votes: 11,099

17. The Proposition (1998)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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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 »

Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Madeleine Stowe, William Hurt, Robert Loggia

Votes: 1,871 | Gross: $0.12M

18. Cam Girl (2014)

91 min | Drama

4.1
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Desperate after losing her dream job in advertising, Alice starts a sexy webcam site with three friends. Successful from day one, the company expands so quickly that soon the women struggle... See full summary »

Director: Mirca Viola | Stars: Antonia Liskova, Alessia Piovan, Sveva Alviti, Ilaria Capponi

Votes: 119

19. Dzien swira (2002)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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24 hours in the bitter life of a frustrated divorced teacher who stays in the vicious circle of his numerous obsessions.

Director: Marek Koterski | Stars: Marek Kondrat, Janina Traczykówna, Andrzej Grabowski, Michal Koterski

Votes: 6,262

20. Thunder Rock (1942)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

6.9
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A cynical, embittered newspaperman is tormented, then inspired, by visions he keeps having of people who have drowned.

Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Michael Redgrave, James Mason, Barbara Mullen, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 470

21. La révolution française (1989)

360 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.7
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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 »

Directors: Robert Enrico, Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Jane Seymour, François Cluzet, Jean-François Balmer

Votes: 944

22. Dream Wife (1953)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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A business tycoon decides to wed a Middle Eastern princess whose customs dictate the pair must live apart for several months before marrying; even more complications settle in when the tycoon's ex-fiancée is assigned to chaperone the pair.

Director: Sidney Sheldon | Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Walter Pidgeon, Betta St. John

Votes: 1,345

23. Julie Johnson (2001)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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A woman attempts to realize the dreams she never knew she had.

Director: Bob Gosse | Stars: Lili Taylor, Courtney Love, Noah Emmerich, Mischa Barton

Votes: 595

24. Abraham Lincoln (1930)

Approved | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.8
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An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Walter Huston, Una Merkel, William L. Thorne, Lucille La Verne

Votes: 1,098

25. Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927)

TV-PG | 144 min | Drama, History

7.0
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Slavery tears apart a black family in the South before the start of the Civil War.

Director: Harry A. Pollard | Stars: Margarita Fischer, James B. Lowe, Arthur Edmund Carewe, George Siegmann

Votes: 274

26. Les fourmis rouges (2007)

95 min | Drama

6.4
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A teenager who runs with her father a filling station struggles to find her own path of life, since she is too much involved into her father's life since the death of her mother.

Director: Stéphan Carpiaux | Stars: Déborah François, Frédéric Pierrot, Arthur Jugnot, Julie Gayet

Votes: 80

27. À Nous la Liberté (1931)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical

7.7
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Seeking better life, two convicts escape from prison.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Raymond Cordy, Henri Marchand, Rolla France, Paul Ollivier

Votes: 3,308

28. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)

Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart, Ruth Gordon, Mary Howard

Votes: 1,391

29. Follow Me Home (1996)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama

7.0
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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 »

Director: Peter Bratt | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Jesse Borrego, Salma Hayek, Calvin Levels

Votes: 140

30. Slavery by Another Name (2012 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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A documentary that recounts the many ways in which American slavery persisted as a practice many decades after its supposed abolition.

Director: Samuel D. Pollard | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Turron Kofi Alleyne, Douglas A. Blackmon, Mary Ellen Curtin

Votes: 110

31. Girl Power (2016)

92 min | Documentary

6.5
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A thrilling story of a female graffiti writer from Prague and her long journey of rounding up female graffiti writers around the world.

Directors: Sany, Jan Zajícek

Votes: 33

32. Lincoln and Lee at Antietam: The Cost of Freedom (2006)

90 min | Documentary

6.5
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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 »

Director: Robert Child | Stars: Chad O. Allen, Benjamin F. Black, Cindy Brinkerhof, Mike Brown

Votes: 32

33. My Talk with Florence (2015)

129 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.9
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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.

Director: Paul Poet | Stars: Florence Burnier-Bauer, Paul Poet

Votes: 17

34. Die dressierte Frau (1972)

88 min | Drama, Comedy

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Director: Ernst Hofbauer | Stars: Astrid Frank, Esther Konrad, Heimo van Borg, Hansi Linder

Votes: 11

35. Dance of the Wind (1997)

85 min | Drama, Music

6.6
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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 »

Director: Rajan Khosa | Stars: Ami Arora, Roshan Bano, Kitu Gidwani, Bhaveen Gosain

Votes: 109

36. Dear Emily (2001)

7 min | Drama, Short

5.5
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In this short film, a girl named Sara recalls her senior year of high school and the intense crush she had on another girl.

Director: Katherine Brooks | Stars: Katherine Brooks, Nicole Nieth, Natalie Canerday, Alix Koromzay

Votes: 121

37. Louise (1939)

83 min | Musical

6.8
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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 »

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Grace Moore, Georges Thill, André Pernet, Suzanne Desprès

Votes: 44

38. Allein unter Frauen (1991)

88 min | Comedy

6.5
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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 »

Director: Sönke Wortmann | Stars: Thomas Heinze, Jennifer Nitsch, Carin C. Tietze, Meret Becker

Votes: 344

39. Personne ne m'aime (1994)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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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.

Director: Marion Vernoux | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Bulle Ogier, Lio, Michèle Laroque

Votes: 81 | Gross: $0.15M

40. Lena Rais (1979)

121 min | Drama

6.4
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Director: Christian Rischert | Stars: Krista Stadler, Tilo Prückner, Kai Fischer, Tana Schanzara

Votes: 7

41. La garçonne (1936)

95 min | Drama

6.5
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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 »

Director: Jean de Limur | Stars: Marie Bell, Arletty, Henri Rollan, Jean Worms

Votes: 17

42. Vrazda ing. Certa (1970)

77 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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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 »

Director: Ester Krumbachová | Stars: Jirina Bohdalová, Vladimír Mensík, Ljuba Hermanová, Helena Ruzicková

Votes: 60

43. Hochzeitsnacht im Regen (1967)

105 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.7
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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 »

Director: Horst Seemann | Stars: Traudl Kulikowski, Frank Schöbel, Gerhard Bienert, Günter Junghans

Votes: 11

44. Biz (2010 TV Movie)

50 min | Drama

7.7
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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.

Director: Janice Pierre | Stars: Mustafa Duygulu, Fatma Genç, Ferdi Stofmeel, Hatice Uyanik

Votes: 7

45. Emancipation, Revelation, Revolution (2006)

90 min | Documentary

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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.

Director: Nina May | Stars: David Barton, Keith Butler, Niger Innis, Roy Innis

46. Felix (I) (1988)

82 min | Comedy

5.5
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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 »

Directors: Christel Buschmann, Helke Sander, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Margarethe von Trotta | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Barbara Auer, Eva Mattes, Danuta Lato

Votes: 24

47. Ungehorsam (2016)

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Director: Therese Schulmeister | Stars: Sarah Born, Rainer Doppler, Thomas Kamper, Martina Spitzer

48. Dariko (1936)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Director: Siko Dolidze | Stars: Tamari Tsitsishvili, Nutsa Chkheidze, Sergo Zakariadze, Natia Anjaparidze

Votes: 14

49. The Dancing Forest (2008)

76 min | Documentary

7.4
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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.

Director: Brice Lainé | Stars: Pierre Agbonounotor, Eric Assilawa, Afiwa Bakelo, Wessira Bakpena

Votes: 7

50. America's Most Unwanted (2011)

21 min | Short

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AMERICA'S MOST UNWANTED, the newest short-form documentary from award-winning filmmaker Shani Heckman... See full synopsis »

Director: Shani Heckman | Star: Tom Riska