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1. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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91 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Writer: George Lucas | Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

2. Gladiator (2000)

R | 155 min | Action, Drama

8.5
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64 Metascore

When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

Writers: David Franzoni, John Logan, William Nicholson | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

3. Troy (2004)

R | 163 min | Adventure

7.2
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56 Metascore

An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.

Writers: Homer, David Benioff | Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Julian Glover

4. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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78 Metascore

After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.

Writers: Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

5. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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52 Metascore

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader shake off of the dark side of the Force.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

6. Stargate (1994)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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42 Metascore

An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.

Writers: Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich | Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson, Viveca Lindfors

7. 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.

Writers: William Nicholson, Michael Hirst | Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Geoffrey Rush, Jordi Mollà

8. Alexander the Great (1956)

Approved | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.8
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The life and military conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 - 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great.

Writer: Robert Rossen | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Danielle Darrieux

9. Dungeons & Dragons (2000)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

3.6
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14 Metascore

Profion, a tyrant, attempts to overthrow a peaceful kingdom ruled by a tough empress.

Writers: Topper Lilien, Carroll Cartwright | Director: Courtney Solomon | Stars: Justin Whalin, Jeremy Irons, Zoe McLellan, Bruce Payne

10. Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003–2005)

TV-Y7 | 15 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.6
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The events and battles of the Old Republic's last major war is recounted.

Stars: Mat Lucas, James Arnold Taylor, André Sogliuzzo, Grey DeLisle

11. The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978 TV Movie)

97 min | Adventure, Family, Musical

2.6
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Chewbacca and Han Solo try to get home to Chewie's family to celebrate Life Day, which includes various forms of entertainment.

Writers: Pat Proft, Leonard Ripps, Bruce Vilanch, Rod Warren, Mitzie Welch | Directors: Steve Binder, David Acomba | Stars: Mickey Morton, Patty Maloney, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford

12. Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)

R | 114 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.0
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70 Metascore

During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself.

Writers: Yu Cao, Yimou Zhang | Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Li Gong, Jay Chou, Ye Liu

13. The Robe (1953)

Unrated | 135 min | Drama, History

6.8
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Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus' homespun robe after the crucifixion. He is tormented by ... See full summary »

Writers: Philip Dunne, Gina Kaus, Lloyd C. Douglas, Albert Maltz | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Michael Rennie

14. Children of Dune (2003 TV Mini-Series)

Unrated | 266 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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The twins of Paul "Muad'dib" Atreides become embroiled in the political landscape of Arrakis ("Dune") and the rest of the universe.

Stars: Alec Newman, Julie Cox, Ian McNeice, Steven Berkoff

15. One Night with the King (2006)

PG | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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38 Metascore

"One Night With The King" chronicles the life of the young Jewish girl, Hadassah, who goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, and saves the Jewish nation from ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephan Blinn, Mark Andrew Olsen, Tommy Tenney | Director: Michael O. Sajbel | Stars: Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss, John Noble, Omar Sharif

16. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.0
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In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Ruy Guerra, Helena Rojo, Del Negro

17. The Message (1977)

PG | 177 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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This must-see epic depicts the birth of Islam. In the 7th century Mohammed is visited by Angel Gabriel who urges him to lead the people of Mecca and worship God. But they're exiled in ... See full summary »

Writers: H.A.L. Craig, Tewfik El-Hakim, A.B. Jawdat El-Sahhar, A.B. Rahman El-Sharkawi, Mohammad Ali Maher | Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka

18. Sunshine (1999)

R | 181 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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71 Metascore

The fate of a Hungarian Jewish family throughout the 20th century.

Writers: István Szabó, Israel Horovitz | Director: István Szabó | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rosemary Harris, Rachel Weisz, Jennifer Ehle

19. Minotaur (2006)

R | 93 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

3.6
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Long ago in the Iron Age a shadow loomed over a lonely village. For generations the village youths are stolen from their families and delivered as sacrifice to a mythical beast - the ... See full summary »

Writers: Nick Green, Stephen McDool | Director: Jonathan English | Stars: Tom Hardy, Michelle Van Der Water, Tony Todd, Lex Shrapnel

20. The Conqueror (1956)

Approved | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, History

3.3
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Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan.

Writer: Oscar Millard | Director: Dick Powell | Stars: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Pedro Armendáriz, Agnes Moorehead

21. The Untold History of the United States (2012– )

Documentary

8.8
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Oliver Stone's re-examination of under-reported events in American history.

Stars: Oliver Stone, Alan Shearman, Jim Ward, André Sogliuzzo

22. 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.

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

23. The Banquet (2006)

Not Rated | 131 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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A loose adaptation of Hamlet, "The Night Banquet" is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have their own enemies they would like to finish off at a night banquet.

Writers: Gangjian Qiu, William Shakespeare, Heyu Sheng | Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, You Ge, Daniel Wu, Xun Zhou

24. Another Country (1984)

PG | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Based on the life of the young Guy Burgess, who would become better known as one of the Cambridge Spies.

Writer: Julian Mitchell | Director: Marek Kanievska | Stars: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Michael Jenn, Robert Addie

25. Hotel Cæsar (1998– )

30 min | Drama

2.7
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Hotel Caesar revolves around life at a big city hotel and offers the usual soap combination of love, betrayal, sex and intrigue. It's shown daily at 7.30 p.m. (reruns at 6 p.m.) by around ... See full summary »

Stars: Anette Hoff, Kim Kolstad, Sossen Krohg, Tom Eddie Brudvik

26. Droids (1985–1986)

24 min | Adventure, Animation, Sci-Fi

6.2
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The adventures of R2-D2 and C-3P0 before they joined Luke Skywalker.

Stars: Anthony Daniels, Lesleh Donaldson, Don Francks, John Stocker

27. Ashoka the Great (2001)

R | 176 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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The Epic tale of King Asoka's life.

Writers: Saket Chaudhary, Santosh Sivan, Abbas Tyrewala | Director: Santosh Sivan | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Danny Denzongpa, Rahul Dev

28. Dark Rising: Bring Your Battle Axe (2007 Video)

92 min | Comedy, Horror

4.6
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A broken heart, a battle axe, a demon and a lesbian ex-fiancée... Jason Parks' life goes from bad to worse as a series of supernatural events turn his dream of reconciliation with ... See full summary »

Writer: Andrew Cymek | Director: Andrew Cymek | Stars: Landy Cannon, Brigitte Kingsley, Julia Schneider, Jason Reso

29. Final Fantasy XII (2006 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.4
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War is on the horizon. Seeking to strengthen its base of power, the great Archadian Empire has been invading and subjugating its neighboring kingdoms, one by one. The small kingdom of ... See full summary »

Writers: Yasumi Matsuno, Miwa Shôda, Daisuke Watanabe | Directors: Hiroshi Minagawa, Hiroyuki Itô | Stars: Bobby Edner, Catherine Taber, Gideon Emery, Nicole Fantl

30. Silver River (1948)

Passed | 110 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.6
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Unjustly booted out of the cavalry, Mike McComb strikes out for Nevada, and deciding never to be used again, ruthlessly works his way up to becoming one of the most powerful silver magnates... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Longstreet, Harriet Frank Jr. | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, Thomas Mitchell, Bruce Bennett

31. Thumb Wars: The Phantom Cuticle (1999 TV Short)

Not Rated | 29 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.8
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In a sendoff of the original Star Wars, several fingers and thumbs are used to act out the roles of would-be heroes and villians as the forces of finger and thumb clash of an evil super-weapon.

Writer: Steve Oedekerk | Director: Steve Oedekerk | Stars: Steve Oedekerk, Andrea Fears, Ross Shafer, Rob Paulsen

32. Catherine the Great (1996 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.

Writers: John Goldsmith, Frank Tudisco | Directors: Marvin J. Chomsky, John Goldsmith | Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Paul McGann, Ian Richardson, Brian Blessed

33. Mughal-E-Azam (1960)

197 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.4
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Inspired by true events, a 16th century prince falls in love with a court dancer and battles with his emperor father.

Writers: K. Asif, Aman, Kamal Amrohi, Ehsan Rizvi, Wajahat Mirza | Director: K. Asif | Stars: Prithviraj Kapoor, Madhubala, Durga Khote, Nigar Sultana

34. The Book of the Three Hans (2006–2007)

60 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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An epic based on the myth of Jumong Taewang, founder of the kingdom of Goguryeo in 37 B.C., (one of the three kingdoms of Korea).

Stars: Il-guk Song, Hye-jin Han, Seung-su Kim, Kwang-leol Jeon

35. A History of Britain (2000–2002)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles.

Stars: Simon Schama, Michael Kitchen, Samuel West, Lindsay Duncan

36. Private Vices, Public Pleasures (1976)

104 min | Drama, History

5.9
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Rudolf is a good-natured pan-sexual golden boy, who cavorts on his rural estate with a host of beautiful, aristocratic lovers and friends of both sexes. He refuses to leave his country ... See full summary »

Writers: Miklós Jancsó, Giovanna Gagliardo | Director: Miklós Jancsó | Stars: Lajos Balázsovits, Pamela Villoresi, Franco Branciaroli, Teresa Ann Savoy

37. Santa Fe (1951)

Passed | 87 min | Action, Romance, Western

6.2
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After their service in the Civil War, four brothers go their separate ways, but later find themselves on opposite sides of a final showdown.

Writers: Kenneth Gamet, James Vance Marshall, Louis Stevens | Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Randolph Scott, Janis Carter, Jerome Courtland, Peter M. Thompson

38. Texas (1941)

Passed | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.9
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Two young men head west in search of fortune and adventure.

Writers: Horace McCoy, Lewis Meltzer, Michael Blankfort | Director: George Marshall | Stars: William Holden, Glenn Ford, Claire Trevor, George Bancroft

39. Escaflowne (1996– )

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

7.9
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Hitomi is a girl with psychic abilities who gets transported to the magical world of Gaea. She and her friends find themselves under attack from the evil Zaibach empire, and the Guymelf ... See full summary »

Stars: Maaya Sakamoto, Tomokazu Seki, Shin'ichirô Miki, Ikue Ôtani

40. The Gaul (2001)

R | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

2.6
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An entire nation's destiny lies in the hands of one man.

Writers: Jacques Dorfmann, Rospo Pallenberg, Norman Spinrad, Anne de Leseleuc | Director: Jacques Dorfmann | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow, Inés Sastre

41. Fighting Caravans (1931)

Passed | 92 min | Romance, Western

5.9
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A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across the country, fighting off Indians and evil traders, while his two crusty companions try and save him from falling in love.

Writers: Zane Grey, Edward E. Paramore Jr., Keene Thompson, Agnes Brand Leahy | Directors: Otto Brower, David Burton | Stars: Gary Cooper, Lili Damita, Ernest Torrence, Tully Marshall

42. Magic Temple (1996)

106 min | Fantasy, Action, Adventure

8.0
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The magical world of "Samadhi" is threatened by the evil forces of Ravenal and Sifu sends out three teenage boys to journey on the Magic Temple. Jubal, Sambag and Omar, each with their own ... See full summary »

Writers: Peque Gallaga, Lore Reyes, Erik Matti | Directors: Peque Gallaga, Lore Reyes | Stars: Jason Salcedo, Junell Hernando, Marc Solis, Anna Larrucea

43. The Battle of Kosovo (1989)

117 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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On June 28th 1389, at Kosovo Polje, an army of the Serbian Prince Lazar made a stand against the advancing Ottoman forces of Sultan Murad, resulting in a great battle which would later ... See full summary »

Writer: Ljubomir Simovic | Director: Zdravko Sotra | Stars: Milos Zutic, Gorica Popovic, Vojislav Brajovic, Zarko Lausevic

44. Sword of War (2009)

R | 139 min | Drama, History, War

4.3
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German Emperor Barbarossa will stop at nothing to conquer and build his empire. But a young man from Milan, along with his army of 900 men known as the Company of Death, is prepared to challenge the Emperor.

Writers: Renzo Martinelli, Giorgio Schottler, Anna Samueli | Director: Renzo Martinelli | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Raz Degan, F. Murray Abraham, Christo Jivkov

45. Dakota (1945)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Western

6.0
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In 1871, professional gambler John Devlin elopes with Sandra "Sandy" Poli, daughter of Marko Poli, an immigrant who has risen to railroad tycoon. Sandy, knowing that the railroad is to be ... See full summary »

Writers: Carl Foreman, Lawrence Hazard, Howard Estabrook | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: John Wayne, Vera Ralston, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond

46. Colosseum: A Gladiator's Story (2004 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary, Action, History

7.0
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Verus, a slave captured in the Balkans, sees a gladiatorial career in the arena as a preferable alternative to life in a rock quarry.

Director: Tilman Remme | Stars: Robert Shannon, Derek Lea, Jamel Aroui, Lotfi Dziri

47. A Few Days in September (2006)

116 min | Drama, Thriller, War

5.5
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September the 1st, 2001. Elliot, an American C.I.A. agent holding top secret information on the immediate future of the world, disappears. His sole aim was to meet his daughter Orlando, ... See full summary »

Writer: Santiago Amigorena | Director: Santiago Amigorena | Stars: Juliette Binoche, John Turturro, Sara Forestier, Tom Riley

48. Final Fantasy III (1994 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.1
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A mysterious woman joins a group of Mercenaries in order to find about her destiny and find means of saving the world from an evil madman.

Writer: Hiroyuki Itô | Directors: Hiroyuki Itô, Yoshinori Kitase

49. Indian Summer (I)

Drama | Announced

A British Lord and his beautiful wife are sent to India in 1947 to oversee the handover of power.

Writers: William Nicholson, Alex von Tunzelmann | Director: Joe Wright

50. King Conqueror (2009)

Action, Adventure, Biography

6.6
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The life and battles of James I, King of Aragon (a.k.a. King Conqueror), the most renowned of the Spanish medieval kings of Aragon (1213-1276), who added the Balearic Islands and Valencia ... See full summary »

Writers: José Antonio Escrivá, Félix Miguel, Pepón Sigler | Stars: Tim Roth, Thomas Kretschmann, Kata Dobó, Juan Diego Botto