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1. Alice in Wonderland (I) (2010)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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53 Metascore

Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway

Votes: 314,277 | Gross: $334.19M

2. The NeverEnding Story (1984)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.4
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46 Metascore

A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

Votes: 102,148

3. Marie Antoinette (2006)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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65 Metascore

The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen and ultimately the fall of Versailles.

Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, Rip Torn, Judy Davis

Votes: 81,472 | Gross: $15.96M

4. The Last Emperor (1987)

PG-13 | 163 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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76 Metascore

The story of the final Emperor of China.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Ruocheng Ying

Votes: 71,825 | Gross: $43.98M

5. History of the World: Part I (1981)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.9
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Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.

Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Mel Brooks, Gregory Hines, Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn

Votes: 37,453

6. The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)

PG | 89 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

5.0
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A young boy with a distant father enters a world of make-believe and magic through a portal within an antique book.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Jonathan Brandis, Kenny Morrison, Clarissa Burt, John Wesley Shipp

Votes: 18,374 | Gross: $17.37M

7. Titus (1999)

R | 162 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.2
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57 Metascore

Titus returns victorious from war, only to plant the seeds of future turmoil for himself and his family.

Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Osheen Jones, Dario D'Ambrosi

Votes: 17,497 | Gross: $1.92M

8. Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia (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.

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

Votes: 36,920 | Gross: $6.57M

9. Attila (2001 TV Mini-Series)

Unrated | 177 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.7
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A romanced story of Attila the Hun, from when he lost his parents in childhood until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect ... See full summary »

Stars: Pauline Lynch, Steven Berkoff, Andrew Pleavin, Tommy Flanagan

Votes: 8,635

10. Dungeons & Dragons (2000)

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

3.7
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14 Metascore

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

Director: Courtney Solomon | Stars: Justin Whalin, Jeremy Irons, Zoe McLellan, Bruce Payne

Votes: 27,978 | Gross: $15.19M

11. Quo Vadis (1951)

Passed | 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: 10,056

12. Russkiy kovcheg (2002)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

7.4
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86 Metascore

A 19th century French aristocrat, notorious for his scathing memoirs about life in Russia, travels through the Russian State Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures from the last 200+ years.

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov | Stars: Sergey Dreyden, Mariya Kuznetsova, Leonid Mozgovoy, Mikhail Piotrovsky

Votes: 14,626 | Gross: $0.04M

13. The Warlords (2007)

R | 126 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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70 Metascore

It's a heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on "The Assassination of Ma," a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Ho-Sun Chan, Wai Man Yip | Stars: Jet Li, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Jinglei Xu

Votes: 23,155 | Gross: $0.13M

14. Sissi (1955)

102 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.0
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In the first of a trilogy of movies about Elisabeth "Sissi" of Austria, the young vibrant princess catches the eye of her sister's fiancé, Emperor Franz Josef.

Director: Ernst Marischka | Stars: Romy Schneider, Karlheinz Böhm, Magda Schneider, Uta Franz

Votes: 5,592

15. The Pillow Book (1996)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

6.7
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64 Metascore

As a young girl in Japan, Nagiko's father paints characters on her face, and her aunt reads to her from "The Pillow Book", the diary of a 10th-century lady-in-waiting. Nagiko grows up, ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Vivian Wu, Ewan McGregor, Yoshi Oida, Ken Ogata

Votes: 10,724 | Gross: $2.29M

16. 55 Days at Peking (1963)

Unrated | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China, U.S. Marine Major Matt Lewis, aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson, devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Guy Green | Stars: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven, Flora Robson

Votes: 4,650

17. The Sign of the Cross (1932)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, History

7.0
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A Roman soldier becomes torn between his love for a Christian woman and his loyalty to Emperor Nero.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Fredric March, Claudette Colbert, Elissa Landi, Charles Laughton

Votes: 1,534

18. Ludwig (1973)

R | 235 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero. Fan of Richard Wagner, betrayed by him, in love with his cousin ... See full summary »

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Helmut Berger, Romy Schneider, Trevor Howard, Silvana Mangano

Votes: 3,202

19. Time Raiders (2016)

124 min | Adventure

4.7
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A tomb raider and a warrior must stop an ancient being from wreaking havoc on the world.

Director: Daniel Lee | Stars: Boran Jing, Lu Han, Sichun Ma, Boyu Zhang

Votes: 289

20. Ki Hwanghoo (2013– )

Drama, History, Romance

8.6
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The story of the woman that would become Empress Ki, and her struggles as she worked her way through war, political conspiracies, and the imperial palace to become Empress of China. This ... See full summary »

Stars: Hye-Rin Han, Ji-won Ha, Jin-mo Ju, Chang-wook Ji

Votes: 437

21. Guizi lai le (2000)

139 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.3
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70 Metascore

During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town. The owner is bullied into keeping the prisoners until the next New Year, at which time... See full summary »

Director: Wen Jiang | Stars: Wen Jiang, Kenya Sawada, Hongbo Jiang, Teruyuki Kagawa

Votes: 5,053 | Gross: $0.02M

22. The NeverEnding Story

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Announced

Bastian Balthazar Bux discovers a parallel world in a book. As he immerses himself in the story, his life becomes intertwined with the plot, in which a hero in the land of Fantasia must save the universe on behalf of an empress.

23. The Scarlet Empress (1934)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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Young Princess Sophia of Germany is taken to Russia to marry the half-wit Grand Duke Peter, son of the Empress. The domineering Empress hopes to improve the royal blood line. Sophia doesn't... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, John Lodge, Sam Jaffe, Louise Dresser

Votes: 4,299

24. The Black Rose (1950)

Approved | 120 min | Adventure, History, Romance

6.3
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A disinherited 13th Century Saxon nobleman leaves Norman England with an archer friend to seek his fortune in the Far East.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Tyrone Power, Orson Welles, Cécile Aubry, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 1,295

25. Sissi - Schicksalsjahre einer Kaiserin (1957)

109 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.6
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The final film in a highly romanticized trilogy about Elisabeth "Sissi" of Austria finds the young empress traveling throughout Europe.

Director: Ernst Marischka | Stars: Romy Schneider, Karlheinz Böhm, Magda Schneider, Gustav Knuth

Votes: 3,554

26. Rasputin: The Mad Monk (1966)

91 min | Biography, Drama, Horror

6.3
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The movie chronicles the events of history's "man of mystery," Rasputin. Although not quite historically accurate and little emphasis is put on the politics of the day, Rasputin's rise to ... See full summary »

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Richard Pasco, Francis Matthews

Votes: 1,911

27. Di Renjie: Tong tian di guo (2010)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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75 Metascore

An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Tony Ka Fai Leung, Chao Deng, Carina Lau, Bingbing Li

Votes: 8,428 | Gross: $0.26M

28. Jiang shan mei ren (2008)

R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.9
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After the death of her father, a woman is forced to take over as empress and fight to save her kingdom.

Director: Siu-Tung Ching | Stars: Kelly Chen, Donnie Yen, Leon Lai, Xiaodong Guo

Votes: 3,232

29. Ekaterina (2014– )

8.0
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The life of the Russian Empress Ekaterina II (Catherine the Great), a German born princess who came to Russia as bride for the young Peter III, chosen by his mother Elisabeth, and who, once... See full summary »

Stars: Marina Aleksandrova, Aleksandr Yatsenko, Aleksandr Lazarev, Rinal Mukhametov

Votes: 137

30. Ye yan (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.

Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, You Ge, Daniel Wu, Xun Zhou

Votes: 5,824

31. Di Renjie: Shen du long wang (2013)

134 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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From legendary action director Tsui Hark and the creators of international smash hit Detective Dee - Mystery Of The Phantom Flame comes the captivating tale of Dee Renjie's beginnings in ... See full summary »

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Carina Lau, Chien Sheng, Mark Chao, Angelababy

Votes: 2,914 | Gross: $0.08M

32. Solntse (2005)

110 min | Drama, History

7.4
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85 Metascore

Third part in Aleksandr Sokurov's quadrilogy of Power, following Moloch (1999) and Taurus (2001), focuses on Japanese Emperor Hirohito and Japan's defeat in World War II when he is finally confronted by General Douglas MacArthur who offers him to accept a diplomatic defeat for survival.

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov | Stars: Issei Ogata, Robert Dawson, Kaori Momoi, Shirô Sano

Votes: 2,187 | Gross: $0.08M

33. Magic Temple (1996)

106 min | Fantasy, Action, Adventure

7.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 58

34. Velikaya (2015– )

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The story of Catherine the Great from the time she came to Russia as the bride of the heir to the Russian throne.

Stars: Julian Mau, Fitz van Thom, Bastian Sierich, Yuliya Snigir

Votes: 36

35. The King Maker (2005)

R | 100 min | Adventure, Drama

3.5
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In 1547 Fernando De Gama, a young "Soldier of Fortune" from Portugal, set sail for the Orient in a bid to find the man that murdered his father and, with luck, like many of his fellow ... See full summary »

Director: Lek Kitaparaporn | Stars: Gary Stretch, John Rhys-Davies, Cindy Burbridge, Dom Hetrakul

Votes: 635

36. Chin gei bin 2: Fa tou tai kam (2004)

106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.0
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In the mythical land of Huadu, Charcoal Head, a humble boy born to rule an empire must undertake his journey to claim his throne. It is an epic action adventure combining romance, fantasy, comedy and cutting edge Hong Kong style martial artistry.

Directors: Patrick Leung, Corey Yuen | Stars: Charlene Choi, Gillian Chung, Ying Qu, Jaycee Chan

Votes: 1,976

37. Attila (1954)

80 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.4
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Attila, the leader of the barbarian Huns and called by the Romans "The Scourge of God", sweeps onto the Italian peninsula, defeating all of the armies of Rome, until he and his men reach the gates of the city itself.

Director: Pietro Francisci | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Sophia Loren, Henri Vidal, Claude Laydu

Votes: 467

38. Raspoutine (2011 TV Movie)

105 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.1
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A group of Russian noblemen want to maintain the monarchy and plan to kill Rasputin.

Director: Josée Dayan | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Fanny Ardant, Vladimir Mashkov, Filipp Yankovskiy

Votes: 385

39. Aleta: Vampire Mistress (2012)

89 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

5.2
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The revelry of an upscale Halloween party is shattered by gunshots as two armed robbers attempt to fleece the well-to-do patrons of their money and jewels.

Director: Phil Condit | Stars: Ange Maya, Tom Cochran, Beau Nelson, Laura Cotenescu

Votes: 51

40. Shadow Magic (2000)

PG | 116 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.3
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66 Metascore

Beijing, 1902: an enterprising young portrait photographer named Liu Jinglun, keen on new technology, befriends a newly-arrived Englishman who's brought projector, camera, and ... See full summary »

Director: Ann Hu | Stars: Jared Harris, Yu Xia, Yufei Xing, Peiqi Liu

Votes: 677 | Gross: $0.15M

41. Byzantium: The Lost Empire (1997– )

208 min | Documentary

8.2
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John Romer recreates the glory and history of Byzantium. From the Hagia Sophia in present-day Istanbul to the looted treasures of the empire now located in St. Marks in Venice.

Star: John Romer

Votes: 156

42. Spaceketeers (1979– )

30 min | Animation

8.6
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Princess Aurora and 3 androids must travel across the universe to reach the Great Planet and restore its cosmic energy. Based on the ancient book Saiyuki, also known as Journey to the West.

Votes: 244

43. Da Ming Gong Ci (2000– )

Drama, History

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Stars: Ya-Lei Kuei, Chen Hong, Winston Chao, Biao Fu

Votes: 48

44. Cat and Mouse (2003)

92 min | Romance, Comedy, Action

5.3
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Director: Gordon Chan | Stars: Andy Lau, Cecilia Cheung, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Donglin Guo

Votes: 377

45. Wei Xiao Bao: Feng zhi gou nu (1993)

94 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.7
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Director: Blackie Shou Liang Ko | Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Dicky Cheung, Veronica Yip, Jacqueline Ng

Votes: 173

46. The Chess Player (1927)

135 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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In 1776, an inventor conceals a Polish nobleman in his chess-playing automaton, a machine whose fame leads it to the court of the Russian empress.

Director: Raymond Bernard | Stars: Pierre Blanchar, Charles Dullin, Édith Jéhanne, Camille Bert

Votes: 200

47. While Nero Fiddled (1944)

Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.9
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A pair of Jolly Jack Tars on shore leave take a Wren (lady sailor) to Stonehenge and get caught in a time warp finishing up in ancient Rome.

Director: Harry Watt | Stars: Tommy Trinder, Frances Day, Sonnie Hale, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 54

48. Wang de nüren (2012– )

Drama, History, Romance

5.4
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Stars: Joe Chen, Xiao Chen, Siu-Ho Chin, Siu-Wong Fan

Votes: 5

49. Sui Tang yingxiong (2012– )

Action, Drama, History

5.8
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Stars: Winston Chao, Shaoqun Yu, Dicky Cheung, Leni Lan Crazybarby

Votes: 16

50. Violetas imperiales (1952)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.0
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Violeta, an Andalusian gypsy, foretells a lady she will become empress. The lady is Eugenia de Montijo, and when she marries emperor Luis Napoleón of France she takes the young girl with ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pottier | Stars: Luis Mariano, Carmen Sevilla, Simone Valère, Marie Sabouret

Votes: 77