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1. Secondhand Lions (2003)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.6
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52 Metascore

A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy, eccentric uncles in Texas.

Director: Tim McCanlies | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, Michael Caine, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick

Votes: 43,294 | Gross: $41.41M

2. Sorcerer (1977)

PG | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, Amidou

Votes: 9,435

3. Elevator to the Gallows (1958)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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92 Metascore

A self-assured business man murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly, Yori Bertin

Votes: 13,877 | Gross: $0.26M

4. The Desert Song (1953)

Passed | 110 min | Musical, Romance

6.4
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Shiek Yousseff, poses as a friend of the French while secretly plotting to overthrow them. Apposing Yousseff are the Riffs, whose secret leader, The Red Shadow, is Paul Bonnard, a professor... See full summary »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Gordon MacRae, Steve Cochran, Raymond Massey

Votes: 345

5. The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 170 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

4.4
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Thousands of years ago, the great Child King Tutankhamen ruled. Few know the details of his life no one knows the secrets of his death. But all is about to change. In 1922 Cairo, ... See full summary »

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Jonathan Hyde, Leonor Varela, Steven Waddington

Votes: 1,797

6. Deserter (2002)

90 min | Drama, War

5.4
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Unlikely friends in a melting pot of confusion. Simon Murray fights for the French Foreign Legion. Pascal Dupont fights for himself. War torn men question honour, hope, morality...because you can desert everything...except yourself.

Director: Martin Huberty | Stars: Paul Fox, Tom Hardy, Kate Maberly, Aitor Merino

Votes: 758

7. Beau Geste (1939)

Passed | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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Three adopted English brothers join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, after one of them steals their adoptive family's famous heirloom sapphire.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 4,253

8. 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: 5,159 | Gross: $0.25M

9. March or Die (1977)

PG | 107 min | Drama, War, Adventure

6.3
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During the 1920s, French Foreign Legion Major William Foster's unit is protecting an archaeological dig but the discovery of an Arab sacred burial site prompts the angry Arab tribes to attack Foster's small garrison.

Director: Dick Richards | Stars: Gene Hackman, Terence Hill, Catherine Deneuve, Max von Sydow

Votes: 2,208 | Gross: $1.00M

10. Sergeant Slaughter, My Big Brother (2011)

13 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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Dan's decision to run away and join the French Foreign Legion has far reaching implications for his younger brother, Keith.

Director: Greg Williams | Stars: Tom Hardy, Ben Macleod, Gillian Bevan, Nathaniel Parker

Votes: 526

11. Operation Leopard (1980)

96 min | Adventure, Drama, War

5.7
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May 1978 The mining town of Kolwezi in Katanga, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo, the former Belgian Congo) is under attack from a group of communist guerillas coming from nearby ... See full synopsis »

Director: Raoul Coutard | Stars: Bruno Cremer, Mimsy Farmer, Giuliano Gemma, Laurent Malet

Votes: 153

12. China Gate (1957)

97 min | Action, War, Drama

6.6
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In 1954, during the French Indochina War, an Eurasian female smuggler and a group of French Foreign Legion mercenaries, infiltrate the enemy territory in order to destroy an arms depot.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Gene Barry, Angie Dickinson, Nat 'King' Cole, Paul Dubov

Votes: 436

13. Ten Tall Men (1951)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Adventure

6.3
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Sgt. Mike Kincaid of the French Foreign Legion learns, from a Riff prisoner, that an attack will soon be made by the villainous Hussin on the Legion's outpost of Tarfa. Kincaid volunteers ... See full summary »

Director: Willis Goldbeck | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Jody Lawrance, Gilbert Roland, Kieron Moore

Votes: 580

14. Cowards Bend the Knee (2003)

60 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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82 Metascore

It's time for hockey! There's no telling what will happen when the Winnipeg Maroons' own star player Guy becomes embroiled in the twisted lives of Meta, a vengeful Chinoise, and her ... See full summary »

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Darcy Fehr, Melissa Dionisio, Amy Stewart, Tara Birtwhistle

Votes: 1,042 | Gross: $0.02M

15. In the Year of the Pig (1968)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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Produced at the height of the Vietnam War, Emile de Antonio's Oscar-nominated 1968 documentary chronicles the war's historical roots. With palpable outrage, De Antonio (Point of Order, ... See full summary »

Director: Emile de Antonio | Stars: Harry S. Ashmore, Daniel Berrigan, Joseph Buttinger, William R. Corson

Votes: 1,138

16. Timbuktu (1958)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.6
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In 1940 Col. Dufort arrives in Timbuktu with his wife to take over the French garrison. This garrison is threatened by a Tuareg uprising supposedly inspired by Mohamet Adjani -- a holy man ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Victor Mature, Yvonne De Carlo, George Dolenz, John Dehner

Votes: 202

17. The Sands of Time (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 180 min | Adventure, Drama

4.5
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Diane, a young and attractive archaeologist, gets to know Dr. Neal Hogan in the secret archives at the Vatican. Both of them are interested in the great mystery that Diane's father, the ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Negrin | Stars: Ben Cross, Peter Weller, Marco Bonini, Guy Lankester

Votes: 161

18. Straight Shooter (1999)

Unrated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.2
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After his daughter died of cancer, former French foreign legionnaire "Straight Shooter" alias Volker Bretz threatens those who financed, built, favoured and now work the nuclear power plant... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Bohn | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Heino Ferch, Katja Flint, Hannelore Hoger

Votes: 581

19. Sweet and Sour (1963)

93 min | Comedy

6.8
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Gerard, a young man from a "good family" dreams of becoming an actor. To do this, he follows everywhere his sister Frédérique who is infatuated with cinéma vérité.

Director: Jacques Baratier | Stars: Guy Bedos, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Francis Blanche, Jean-Marc Bory

Votes: 51

20. The Divine Woman (1928)

80 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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[For 9 minute surviving fragment] Lucian, a soldier in Paris, is to ship out for Algiers at 9 that evening. He stops by for a last meal with his love, Marianne. He may be worried that when ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson, Lowell Sherman, Polly Moran

Votes: 271

21. Desert Command (1946)

70 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

4.8
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Edited version of the 1933 Mascot serial "The Three Musketeers," first released in 1946.

Directors: Colbert Clark, Armand Schaefer | Stars: John Wayne, Ruth Hall, Robert Frazer, Noah Beery Jr.

Votes: 103

22. Henry X (2003)

107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.6
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Set in the near future in France, Ireland and Great Britain, this punk-rock comedy war epic in iambic pentameter chronicles a military coup plotted against the House of Windsor by the House of Stuart.

Directors: Marc Lempert, Dan MacCannell | Stars: Kathryn Stockwood, Jon Jacobs, William Rosenfeld, Travis E. Pike

Votes: 28

23. Desert Sands (1955)

87 min | Adventure

5.6
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The French Foreign Legion battles rebellious Arabs in North Africa.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Ralph Meeker, Marla English, J. Carrol Naish, John Carradine

Votes: 166

24. Flesh and the Woman (1954)

100 min | Drama

6.2
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Pierre Martel is a brilliant lawyer in Paris who has fallen in love with a ravishing Italian girl, Sylvia Sorrego and they take up housekeeping on a luxurious scale beyond his means, and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Jean-Claude Pascal, Arletty, Raymond Pellegrin

Votes: 59

25. Le grand jeu (1934)

120 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Pierre (Pierre Richard-Willm), a young lawyer, has enormous debts due to his mistress Florence (Marie Bell), and her whims of luxury life. Pierre has gone too far and put the family firm in... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Marie Bell, Pierre Richard-Willm, Charles Vanel, Georges Pitoëff

Votes: 249

26. Isabelle Eberhardt (1991)

113 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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Story of a young woman journalist who becomes enmeshed in the politics of the annexation of Morrocco from Algeria at the turn of the twentieth century. The focus is on her hardships because... See full summary »

Director: Ian Pringle | Stars: Mathilda May, Tchéky Karyo, Peter O'Toole, Richard Moir

Votes: 56

27. Adventure in Sahara (1938)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.0
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Agadez is a lonely French outpost baking under the desert sun and commanded by the cruel and oppressive Captain Savatt (C. Henry Gordon). To it comes, at his own request, Legionnaire Jim ... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Paul Kelly, C. Henry Gordon, Lorna Gray, Robert Fiske

Votes: 94

28. Jungle Siren (1942)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Romance, War

3.1
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A woman who was raised in the jungle helps a man fight Nazis who are trying to start a native uprising.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Ann Corio, Buster Crabbe, Evelyn Wahl, Paul Bryar

Votes: 74

29. Beau Ideal (1931)

Passed | 79 min | Adventure, Romance, War

5.3
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An American joins the French Foreign Legion in order to rescue a boyhood friend.

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Frank McCormick, Ralph Forbes, Lester Vail, Otto Matieson

Votes: 100

30. Harem Girl (1952)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A wise-cracking, uninhibited American girl, Susie Perkins (Joan Davis), is hired as a secretary/companion to Princess Shareen (Peggie Castle), a middle-east ruler of a small desert kingdom.... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Joan Davis, Peggie Castle, Arthur Blake, Paul Marion

Votes: 57

31. The Devil's in Love (1933)

Passed | 70 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.1
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Unjustly convicted of murdering the major who transferred him to another outpost, a doctor makes good his escape then sets out to prove his innocence using another identity.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Victor Jory, Loretta Young, Vivienne Osborne, David Manners

Votes: 72

32. The Foreign Legion: Tougher Than the Rest (2007 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Documentary

6.7
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The documentary series looks beyond the myths and brutal reputation of the Legion, portrays the legionnaires' daily life, and reveals the true face of one of the most famous, mysterious and secretive fighting forces in the world.

Star: Paul McGann

Votes: 40

33. We're in the Legion Now (1936)

Approved | 56 min | Comedy

5.2
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Two petty gangsters trying to elude their enemies join the French Foreign Legion.

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Reginald Denny, Esther Ralston, Vince Barnett, Eleanor Hunt

Votes: 37

34. Scorching Sands (1923)

10 min | Short, Comedy

5.0
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Directors: Hal Roach, Robin Williamson | Stars: Stan Laurel, James Finlayson, Katherine Grant, George Rowe

Votes: 40

35. The Legion of Missing Men (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.5
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Bob Carter, a member of the Foreign Legion, is glad to see his brother, Don, for the first time in ten years but is sorry that Don has joined the Legion. Bob, Don and Bob's buddies, Muggsy ... See full summary »

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Ralph Forbes, Ben Alexander, George Regas, Hala Linda

Votes: 33

36. So You Want a Raise (1950)

10 min | Comedy, Short

6.0
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Joe McDoakes asks for a raise and is informed by his boss that the employee selected by him to run the office while he is on vacation will get a raise. Joe works hard and is selected, but ... See full summary »

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: George O'Hanlon, Phyllis Coates, Edward Gargan, Fred Kelsey

Votes: 23

37. Old Loves and New (1926)

Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Gervas Carew's wife, Elinor, has deserted him while he was fighting for France, for Lord Clyde Geraldine, a cad of the first order, but Elinor, in turn is cast off when Lord Geraldine turns... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Lewis Stone, Barbara Bedford, Walter Pidgeon, Katherine MacDonald

38. Warheads (1993)

179 min | Documentary, War

7.6
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Director: Romuald Karmakar | Stars: Guenter Aschenbrenner, Karl

Votes: 32

39. The Dishonored Medal (1914)

Adventure

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While with the French Foreign Legion in Algeria, Lt. Dubois seduces the lovely Zora, leaving her with a child and his medal for bravery. Sheik Achmed generously befriends Zora, and when she... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Miriam Cooper, George Gebhardt, Raoul Walsh, Frank Bennett

Votes: 10

40. Don Gabriel (1966)

92 min | Comedy, War

7.0
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The first Polish film to discuss the failure of September 1939 Polish-German war. We can see it from the point of view of a university intellectual, fascinated by German culture, who decides to take active part in the conflict.

Directors: Ewa Petelska, Czeslaw Petelski | Stars: Bronislaw Pawlik, Igor Smialowski, Barbara Krafftówna, Ryszarda Hanin

Votes: 12

41. The Foreign Legion (1928)

80 min | Action, Drama

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Director: Edward Sloman | Stars: Norman Kerry, Lewis Stone, Crauford Kent, Mary Nolan

42. Fremmedlegionaeren: The French Foreign Legionnaire (2001 TV Short)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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A documentary featuring a 21 year old Norwegian who seek a future of adventure and joins the French Foreign Legion. The film features the first 5 months of recruitment in Aubagne, ... See full summary »

Director: Elisabeth Nord | Star: Kenneth Gudmundsen

43. La grande inconnue (1939)

Documentary

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Director: Jean d' Esme

44. Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion (1955– )
Episode: 20 Fathoms Under the Desert (1955)

Adventure

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Stars: Buster Crabbe, Fuzzy Knight, Cullen Crabbe

45. Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion (1955– )
Episode: A Private Affair (1956)

Adventure

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46. Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion (1955– )
Episode: Alibi (1955)

Adventure

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Star: Buster Crabbe

47. Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion (1955– )
Episode: Ambushed (1955)

Adventure

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48. Soldiers of Fortune (1955–1957)
Episode: Attack at Ras El Ma (1957)

30 min | Adventure

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While in Algers working for an oil company, Tim and Toubo are caught in a revolt of Arab tribesmen against the French colonial government.

Director: Richard Irving | Stars: John Russell, Chick Chandler, Ted de Corsia, Susan Cummings

49. Johnny Bravo (1997–2004)
Episode: Blarney Buddies/Over the Hump/Johnny Meets Farrah Fawcett (1997)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy

8.2
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When Johnny mistakes a leprechaun for the Blarney Stone, all kinds of trouble erupts as Johnny tries to kiss him.

Directors: Butch Hartman, Van Partible, Rumen Petkov | Stars: Jeff Bennett, Mae Whitman, Farrah Fawcett, Lauri Fraser

Votes: 45

50. Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion (1955– )
Episode: Camel Race (1955)

30 min | Adventure

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Fuzzy is convinced that he has the fastest animal in the upcoming camel race and convinces his fellow Legionnaires to bet all their money on him. What he doesn't know, however, is that the race is rigged--and not in his favor.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Fuzzy Knight, Cullen Crabbe, Roger Hanin