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1. The Salt of the Earth (2014)

PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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83 Metascore

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major ... See full summary »

Writers: Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, David Rosier | Directors: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders | Stars: Sebastião Salgado, Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Hugo Barbier

Votes: 4,043

2. 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.

Writers: Jonathan Lemkin, Stephen Hunter | Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Rhona Mitra, Danny Glover

Votes: 229,996

3. 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.

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

Votes: 127,991

4. Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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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.

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

Votes: 17,227

5. Beyond Borders (2003)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.4
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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 »

Writer: Caspian Tredwell-Owen | Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Clive Owen, Angelina Jolie, Linus Roache, Teri Polo

Votes: 20,899

6. 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.

Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Alex Etel, James Nesbitt, Daisy Donovan, Lewis McGibbon

Votes: 20,607

7. Are All Men Pedophiles? (2013)

70 min | Documentary

6.5
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What is the difference between us and pedophiles?

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

Votes: 1,531

8. Hamilton: I nationens intresse (2012)

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 »

Writers: Jan Guillou, Stefan Thunberg | Director: Kathrine Windfeld | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Saba Mubarak, Pernilla August, Jason Flemyng

Votes: 5,974

9. 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 »

Writers: Ennio Flaiano, Giuliano Montaldo, Furio Scarpelli, Giacomo Scarpelli, Paolo Virzì | Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Ricky Tognazzi, Patrice-Flora Praxo, Gianluca Favilla

Votes: 446

10. Live and Become (2005)

Unrated | 140 min | Drama

7.9
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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 »

Writers: Alain-Michel Blanc, Radu Mihaileanu | Director: Radu Mihaileanu | Stars: Yaël Abecassis, Roschdy Zem, Moshe Agazai, Moshe Abebe

Votes: 4,782

11. Shaft in Africa (1973)

R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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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.

Writers: Ernest Tidyman, Stirling Silliphant | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Richard Roundtree, Frank Finlay, Vonetta McGee, Neda Arneric

Votes: 1,761

12. Live Aid (1985 TV Special)

960 min | Documentary, Music

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The broadcast of the biggest benefit concert in history.

Writer: Bob Geldof | Director: Vincent Scarza | Stars: Bob Geldof, Bryan Adams, Stuart Adamson, Adam Ant

Votes: 1,250

13. Beau Travail (1999)

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.

Writers: Claire Denis, Jean-Pol Fargeau, Herman Melville | Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Grégoire Colin, Richard Courcet

Votes: 4,624

14. Black Gold (2006)

Unrated | 78 min | Documentary

7.2
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69 Metascore

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

Directors: Marc Francis, Nick Francis

Votes: 738

15. Prelude to War (1942)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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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: 706

16. 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.

Writer: Miguel Llansó | Director: Miguel Llansó | Stars: Daniel Tadesse, Selam Tesfayie

Votes: 32

17. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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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: 359

18. Tokyo Olympiad (1965)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Sport

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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 »

Writers: Kon Ichikawa, Yoshio Shirasaka, Shuntaro Tanikawa, Natto Wada | Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Abebe Bikila, Jack Douglas, Hirohito

Votes: 1,015

19. 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: 134

20. Atletu (2009)

92 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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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 »

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

Votes: 174

21. 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 »

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

Votes: 357

22. The Loves of Pharaoh (1922)

100 min | Drama, History

6.7
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The Ethiopian King offers his daughter to a powerful Pharaoh to secure peace between the two countries.

Writers: Norbert Falk, Hanns Kräly | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Emil Jannings, Harry Liedtke, Paul Biensfeldt, Friedrich Kühne

Votes: 320

23. Farendj (1990)

90 min | Drama

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Writers: Barbara Jago, Sabine Prenczina | Director: Sabine Prenczina | Stars: Tim Roth, Marie Matheron, Matthias Habich, Jo Sheridan

Votes: 27

24. Adwa (1999)

97 min | Drama, War

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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: 46

25. 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 »

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

Votes: 56

26. 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.

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

Votes: 21

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

Unrated | 100 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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A biographical documentary of Bob Marley and the Wailers and the times in which they lived.

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

Votes: 44

28. 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.

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

Votes: 91

29. 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

30. Triangle (I) (2012)

Drama

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A film that will span three continents and deal with the issue of illegal immigration to America.

Writer: Theodros Teshome | Director: Theodros Teshome | Stars: Kristos Andrews, Mahder Assefa, Abebe Balcha, Isabella Rain Barbieri

Votes: 11

31. Inconscio italiano (2011)

100 min | Documentary

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Writer: Giuppy D'Aura | Director: Luca Guadagnino | Stars: Angelo Del Boca, Lucia Ceci, Ian Chambers, Ida Dominijanni

Votes: 6

32. 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.

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

Votes: 24

33. Dukas Dilemma (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

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Personal and intimate, this film follows the drama of a Hamar family in crisis, the high points of which are the birth of the new wife's child.

Directors: Jean Lydall, Ivo Strecker

Votes: 5

34. Luciano Serra, Pilot (1938)

102 min | Drama, War

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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 »

Writers: Goffredo Alessandrini, Francesco Masoero, Fulvio Palmieri, Ivo Perilli, Roberto Rossellini, Cesare Giulio Viola | Director: Goffredo Alessandrini | Stars: Amedeo Nazzari, Germana Paolieri, Roberto Villa, Mario Ferrari

Votes: 39

35. Little Brother, Little Sister (1998)

53 min

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Writer: Belinda Mason | Director: Belinda Mason

36. 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".

Writers: Henry Colomer, Hélène Monsché, Hugo Pratt, Jean Pécheux | Directors: Richard Danto, Liam Saury | Stars: Paul Bandey, Richard Berry, Leslie Clack, Christian Erickson

37. Drawn from Water (2015)

30 min | Documentary, Drama, History

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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 »

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

Votes: 26

38. Lettres d'amour en Somalie (1982)

95 min | Documentary

6.9
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Writer: Frédéric Mitterrand | Director: Frédéric Mitterrand | Star: Frédéric Mitterrand

Votes: 23

39. Bewoket: By the Will of God (2009)

66 min

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The journey of three Ethiopian boys struggling with their health and identity and the quirky but extraordinary American doctor they live with.

Directors: Andrea Mydlarz-Zeller, Sam Shnider, Andrea Mydlarz Zeller | Stars: Rick Hodes, Abraham Mamo, Sherif Muhammed, Bewoket Sintayehu

40. 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 »

Writers: Luigi Bernardi, Vittorio Cottafavi, Cesare Ludovici, Domenico Meccoli, Callisto V. Vanzin | Director: Goffredo Alessandrini | Stars: Camillo Pilotto, Enrico Glori, Mario Ferrari, Amedeo Trilli

Votes: 25

41. Blood Is Not Fresh Water (1997)

57 min | Documentary, Biography

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Director: Theo Eshetu

42. L' ultimo esploratore - vita e avventure del barone Franchetti (2013)

54 min | Animation, History

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On 7 August 1935 an Italian aircraft S 81, left Rome and directed in Asmara, fell in flames near Cairo. In the accident, died Luigi Razza, Minister of Public Works and the explorer Raimondo Franchetti.

Writer: Claudio Costa | Director: Claudio Costa | Stars: Afdera Franchetti, Antonio Pantano, Alessandro D'Antonio, Raimondo Franchetti

43. Running Movie (2011)

48 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

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A documentary film that focuses on the Israeli long-distance runner Ayele Seteng (AKA Haile Satayin), the oldest marathon runner in the 2008 Summer Olympic in Beijing, and his efforts to ... See full summary »

Director: Omer Peled

44. Child Slavery with Rageh Omaar (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

7.3
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Rageh Omaar examines child slavery in such places as Cambodia, Ethiopia, India and Saudi Arabia.

Director: Richard Alwyn | Star: Rageh Omaar

Votes: 16

45. Omo - Cesta do praveku (2002)

68 min | Documentary

6.9
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The past of the human race lies in African history.

Writer: Pavol Barabas | Director: Pavol Barabas | Stars: Peter Ondrejovic, Vit Kana, Martin Zilka, Peter Valusiak

Votes: 28

46. Twilight Revelations: Episodes in the Life & Times of Emperor Haile Selassie (2009)

58 min | Documentary

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Explores key moments, both public and private, in the life and reign of the Emperor.

Writer: Yemane I. Demissie | Director: Yemane I. Demissie

Votes: 7

47. Africa (2001– )

480 min | Documentary

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An eight-part exploration of the diverse peoples that make up the African continent.

Stars: Joe Morton, Annan Cedi, Abba Defar, Adam Ilius

Votes: 18

48. 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

49. Offbeat Roads-The Danakil Diaries (2013– )

30 min

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Star: Scott Cameron Robinson

50. 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