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1. Shooter (I) (2007)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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53 Metascore

A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the President. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to find the real killer and the reason he was set up.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Rhona Mitra, Danny Glover

Votes: 256,889 | Gross: $46.98M

2. The English Patient (1996)

R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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87 Metascore

At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.

Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas

Votes: 142,504 | Gross: $78.65M

3. Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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65 Metascore

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 22,620 | Gross: $2.60M

4. Life (2009 TV Mini-Series)

TV-G | 473 min | Documentary

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David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Oprah Winfrey, Doug Allen, Michael Pitts

Votes: 23,784

5. The Salt of the Earth (2014)

PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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83 Metascore

The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world.

Directors: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders | Stars: Sebastião Salgado, Wim Wenders, Lélia Wanick Salgado, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado

Votes: 11,893 | Gross: $1.34M

6. Beyond Borders (2003)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.5
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32 Metascore

Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie... See full summary »

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Clive Owen, Angelina Jolie Pitt, Linus Roache, Teri Polo

Votes: 22,613 | Gross: $4.43M

7. Millions (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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74 Metascore

Ethics, being human and the soul come to the fore when a 7-year old finds a bag of Pounds just days before the currency is switched to Euros and learns what we are really made of.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Alex Etel, James Nesbitt, Daisy Donovan, Lewis McGibbon

Votes: 21,852 | Gross: $6.58M

8. Difret (2014)

99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.7
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61 Metascore

A young lawyer travels to an Ethiopian village to represent Hirut, a 14-year-old girl who shot her would-be husband as he and others were practicing one of the nation's oldest traditions: abduction into marriage.

Director: Zeresenay Mehari | Stars: Meron Getnet, Tizita Hagere, Abel Abebe, Shitaye Abraha

Votes: 689 | Gross: $0.04M

9. Hamilton: I nationens intresse (2012)

Not Rated | 109 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Special agent Hamilton goes undercover and joins a Russian mafia organization that smuggles swedish weapons to terrorists. Suddenly they are attacked by unknown group of heavily armed men ... See full summary »

Director: Kathrine Windfeld | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Saba Mubarak, Pernilla August, Jason Flemyng

Votes: 6,620

10. Beau Travail (1999)

Unrated | 92 min | Drama

7.3
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91 Metascore

This film focuses on an ex-Foreign Legion officer as he recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in Africa.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Grégoire Colin, Richard Courcet

Votes: 5,200 | Gross: $0.25M

11. Are All Men Pedophiles? (2013)

70 min | Documentary, History, Romance

6.4
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What is the difference between us and pedophiles?

Director: Jan-Willem Breure | Stars: Jan-Willem Breure, Dick Swaab, Corine de Ruiter, Savannah van Zweeden

Votes: 1,677

12. Time to Kill (1989)

R | 110 min | Drama, War

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1936, Italian army is invading Ethiopia. Lieutenant Silvestri suffering toothache decides to reach the nearest camp hospital. But the lorry has an accident and stop near a rock, so ... See full summary »

Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Ricky Tognazzi, Patrice-Flora Praxo, Gianluca Favilla

Votes: 470

13. Tokyo Olympiad (1965)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Sport

8.0
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Ichikawa's cameras follow the 1964 Summer Olympics from opening to closing ceremonies. Sometimes he focuses on spectators, as athletes pass in a blur; sometimes he isolates a competitor; ... See full summary »

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Abebe Bikila, Jack Douglas, Hirohito

Votes: 1,122

14. Shaft in Africa (1973)

R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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P.I. John Shaft is recruited to go undercover to break up a modern slavery ring where young Africans are lured to Paris to do chain-gang work.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Richard Roundtree, Frank Finlay, Vonetta McGee, Neda Arneric

Votes: 1,908

15. Lamb (II) (2015)

94 min | Drama, Family

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When an Ethiopian boy moves in with distant relatives he takes his pet sheep with him but the upcoming holidays spell danger for his beloved friend.

Director: Yared Zeleke | Stars: Rediat Amare, Kidist Siyum, Welela Assefa, Rahel Teshome

Votes: 250

16. Live Aid (1985 TV Special)

960 min | Documentary, Music

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The broadcast of the biggest benefit concert in history, organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief.

Director: Vincent Scarza | Stars: Bob Geldof, Bryan Adams, Stuart Adamson, Mo Amin

Votes: 1,363

17. Live and Become (2005)

Unrated | 140 min | Drama

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In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews. In turn they are secretly carried to Israel. The day before the transport the son of a Jewish mother dies. In his ... See full summary »

Director: Radu Mihaileanu | Stars: Yaël Abecassis, Roschdy Zem, Moshe Agazai, Moshe Abebe

Votes: 5,047

18. Prelude to War (1942)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

7.2
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The official World War II US Government film statement defining the various enemies of the Allies and why they must be fought.

Directors: Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak | Stars: Walter Huston, Victor Bulwer-Lytton, Kai-Shek Chiang, Walter Darré

Votes: 826

19. Crumbs (II) (2015)

68 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

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Our figurine sized supermen hero embarks on an epic surreal journey that will take him across the Ethiopian post apocalyptic landscape in search of a way to get on the hovering spacecraft that for years has become a landmark in the skies.

Director: Miguel Llansó | Stars: Daniel Tadesse, Tsegaye Abegaz, Shitaye Abraha, Nebeyu Bekele

Votes: 208

20. The Athlete (2009)

92 min | Biography, Drama

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Running the streets of Rome in 1960, an unknown, barefooted Ethiopian man stunned the world by winning Olympic gold in the marathon. Overnight, Abebe Bikila became a sports legend. A hero ... See full summary »

Directors: Davey Frankel, Rasselas Lakew | Stars: Rasselas Lakew, Dag Malmberg, Ruta Gedmintas, Abba Waka Dessalegn

Votes: 191

21. Black Gold (2006)

Unrated | 78 min | Documentary

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69 Metascore

An in-depth look at the world of coffee and global trade.

Directors: Marc Francis, Nick Francis

Votes: 770 | Gross: $0.09M

22. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.5
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73 Metascore

Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.

Director: Susanne Rostock | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Marge Champion, Fran Scott Attaway

Votes: 370 | Gross: $0.05M

23. Teza (2008)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

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78 Metascore

The Ethiopian intellectual Anberber returns to his native country during the repressive totalitarian regime of Haile Mariam Mengistu and the recognition of his own displacement and ... See full summary »

Director: Haile Gerima | Stars: Aaron Arefe, Abiye Tedla, Takelech Beyene, Teje Tesfahun

Votes: 388

24. The Loves of Pharaoh (1922)

100 min | Drama, History

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The Ethiopian King offers his daughter to a powerful Pharaoh to secure peace between the two countries.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Emil Jannings, Harry Liedtke, Paul Biensfeldt, Friedrich Kühne

Votes: 328

25. 35 Cows and a Kalashnikov (2014)

83 min | Documentary

6.9
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35 COWS AND A KALASHNIKOV is a film about African pride. Directed by Oswald von Richthofen and produced by Roland Emmerich, two old film school friends. It is not a classical documentary ... See full summary »

Directors: Oswald von Richthofen, Gernot Aschoff | Stars: Bar Jala, Kuwedo, Regole, Tanga

Votes: 50

26. A Walk to Beautiful (2007)

85 min | Documentary

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82 Metascore

"A Walk to Beautiful" tells the story of five women in Ethiopia suffering from devastating childbirth injuries. Rejected by their husbands and ostracized by their communities, these women ... See full summary »

Director: Mary Olive Smith

Votes: 141

27. Bob Marley and the Wailers: The Bob Marley Story (1984)

Unrated | 100 min | Documentary, Music

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A biographical documentary of Bob Marley and the Wailers and the times in which they lived.

Director: Jo Mendel | Stars: Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, Rita Marley

Votes: 45

28. Luciano Serra, Pilot (1938)

102 min | Drama, War

6.5
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Successful WWI pilot Luciano Serra has problems adjusting to an ordinary life in peace, so he leaves his family and becomes a pilot in America. In the 30s, his son in Italy wants also to ... See full summary »

Director: Goffredo Alessandrini | Stars: Amedeo Nazzari, Germana Paolieri, Roberto Villa, Mario Ferrari

Votes: 50

29. Harvest: 3,000 Years (1976)

150 min | Drama

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In Ethiopia; there is a slow boiling of a feud between a wealthy Lord and a protester who feels he is mistreating his laborers. While the viewer gets to closely examine the culture, conversations, and lives of the locals who surround them.

Director: Haile Gerima | Stars: Kasu Asfaw, Gebru Kasa, Worke Kasa, Melaku Makonen

Votes: 90

30. The Mask of Sheba (1970 TV Movie)

100 min | Adventure

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An expedition searches for a priceless gold mask in the wilds of Ethiopia.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Eric Braeden, Stephen Young, Corinne Camacho, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 27

31. Afrika (1973)

94 min | Drama, Thriller

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Director: Alberto Cavallone | Stars: Ivano Staccioli, Andrea Traglia, Maria Pia Luzi, Kara Donati

Votes: 24

32. Farendj (1990)

90 min | Drama

6.0
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Director: Sabine Prenczina | Stars: Tim Roth, Marie Matheron, Matthias Habich, Jo Sheridan

Votes: 21

33. Adwa (1999)

97 min | Drama, War

7.5
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In 1896, Ethiopia, an African nation, largely armed with spears and knives, defeats a well-equipped and organized Italian military bent on colonization.

Director: Haile Gerima

Votes: 47

34. One Peace at a Time (2009)

83 min | Documentary

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Filmed in 20 countries, with the insights of Nobel Laureates: Muhammad Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize), Steve Chu (Nobel Prize Physics and President Obama's Secretary of Energy) & Desmond Tutu (... See full summary »

Director: Turk Pipkin | Stars: Donna Berber, Philip Berber, Caroline Boudreaux, Steve Chu

Votes: 58 | Gross: $0.01M

35. Price of Love (2015)

99 min | Drama

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A young Addis Ababa taxi driver gets caught up in the dark side of love, causing his taxi to be stolen. He finds himself stuck in a relationship with a prostitute, making him confront his past and discover what is the price of love.

Director: Hermon Hailay | Stars: Fereweni Gebregergs, Kassahun Getatchew, Dawit Gulilat, Eskindir Tameru

Votes: 21

36. Cardinal Messias (1939)

96 min | Drama, History, War

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The film takes place at the end of the 19th century. The Cardinal Guglielmo Massaia has spent 20 years in Ethiopia to convert people to the Catholic Church. He comes back to Italy and he ... See full summary »

Director: Goffredo Alessandrini | Stars: Camillo Pilotto, Enrico Glori, Mario Ferrari, Amedeo Trilli

Votes: 25

37. We Are the Children (1987 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama, Romance

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A doctor and a photo-journalist try to help famine victims in Africa.

Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Khadija Ali Ahmed, Ted Danson, Judith Ivey, Zia Mohyeddin

Votes: 18

38. Un affare trasversale (1998)

Action, Adventure, Romance

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Director: Dante Marraccini | Stars: Andrea Riccardo Bruschi, Richard Harrison, Jed Curtis, Gianluca Magni

Votes: 9

39. Inconscio italiano (2011)

100 min | Documentary

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Director: Luca Guadagnino | Stars: Angelo Del Boca, Lucia Ceci, Ian Chambers, Ida Dominijanni

Votes: 7

40. Menelik l (2004)

5 min | Short, Biography, History

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This film explores the Queen of Sheba's visit to Jerusalem using the environment to tell the story. Her relationship with King Solomon and the subsequent birth of their son, Menelik, is ... See full summary »

Director: Mari Ellingson

Votes: 15

41. Staring Into the Sun (2010)

60 min | Documentary

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Staring into the Sun is the latest ethno-folk cinema classic from Sublime Frequencies. Ethiopia is known to be one of the oldest areas inhabited by humans and presently has over 80 diverse ... See full summary »

Director: Olivia Wyatt

42. Corto Maltese and the Ethiopian (2002 TV Movie)

60 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

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Compilation of three stories about laconic adventurer Corto Maltese set in 1918. He infiltrates a fort where young prince Saud is being held, tries to stop a war between two African tribes and investigate the secretive "Leopard-Men".

Directors: Richard Danto, Liam Saury | Stars: Paul Bandey, Richard Berry, Leslie Clack, Christian Erickson

Votes: 8

43. The Fight for Peace (1938)

Approved | 65 min | Documentary, War

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A documentary about the threat of war breaking out in Europe, focusing on Hitler, Stalin and Mussolini.

Stars: David Ross, Kai-Shek Chiang, Georges Clemenceau, Engelbert Dollfuss

44. Haile Selassie I: Apogeo y Ocaso del León de Judá (2007 Video)

23 min | Short, Biography, Drama

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Based on the life of the Ras Tafari Makkonen, then Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia (1892-1975). Dedicated to pull his country out of isolation, pursued a policy of modernization and ... See full summary »

Director: Horacio Ojeda Lacognata | Stars: Horacio Ojeda Lacognata, Jorge López, Luciana Paredes

45. Memories of a Generation: The Story of Ali Saeed and Other Ethiopian Political Victims (2009)

78 min | Documentary

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Imagine you have been imprisoned, subjected to torture, released and forced to leave your homeland as a refugee, imprisoned again, released again, and once more captured and sentenced to ... See full summary »

Director: Aaron Floresco | Stars: Melaku Awoke, Hawulte, Jebrile, Ali Saeed

46. Drawn from Water (2012)

30 min | Documentary, Drama, History

8.4
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Many tribes of southern Ethiopia possess a tradition-rich culture based on ancient beliefs and rituals dating back hundreds, perhaps thousands, of years. Living in almost total isolation in... See full summary »

Director: Nick Kalbach | Stars: Kristen Teft, Nick Kalbach, Lale Labuko, Levi Benkert

Votes: 27

47. Little Brother, Little Sister (1998)

53 min

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Director: Belinda Mason

48. Memoirs of a Plague (2011)

85 min | Documentary, War

7.0
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The war against locusts is as old as human civilization. Its one of the universal stories we tell of our creation, laying deep within us. But where does the individual fit into this drama? ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Nugent

Votes: 5

49. The Seed (2010)

101 min | Fantasy

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Fikir, a ten-year-old street urchin, wakes up one morning after dreaming of an angel and finds an orange outside of his makeshift dwelling. After a bully steals his shoeshine rig, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Bee Alafia | Stars: Melaku Barbisa, Wassyehun Belay, Kistet Bogale, Egla Gebreyesus Damessa

50. Essential Newborn Care (2010)

22 min | Short

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This educational film for the training of Health Extension Workers can be used as a teaching aid during clean delivery training, to improve the skills of HEWs in Essential Newborn Care. The... See full summary »

Directors: John Howarth, Nancy Durrell McKenna