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1. The Thin Red Line (1998)

R | 170 min | Drama, War

7.6
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78 Metascore

Terrence Malick's adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Elias Koteas

Votes: 139,248 | Gross: $36.39M

2. The Young Victoria (2009)

PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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64 Metascore

A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 45,092 | Gross: $10.99M

3. Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
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53 Metascore

When a young owl is abducted by an evil Owl army, he must escape with new-found friends and seek the legendary Guardians to stop the menace.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jim Sturgess, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Emily Barclay

Votes: 65,949 | Gross: $55.67M

4. Fear and Desire (1953)

Not Rated | 62 min | Drama, Thriller, War

5.6
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Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp, Paul Mazursky, Stephen Coit

Votes: 5,222

5. George Washington (2000)

Unrated | 89 min | Drama

7.5
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82 Metascore

A group of children, in a depressed small town, band together to cover up a tragic mistake one summer.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Candace Evanofski, Donald Holden, Damian Jewan Lee, Curtis Cotton III

Votes: 6,265 | Gross: $0.24M

6. Cross My Heart (1987)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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A man and a woman go out on a "big" third date. He's ashamed to admit he just lost his job, and she's afraid he'll run away if he finds out that she has a kid. Small lies lead to bigger ones and the night gets crazy very soon.

Director: Armyan Bernstein | Stars: Martin Short, Annette O'Toole, Paul Reiser, Joanna Kerns

Votes: 830 | Gross: $1.03M

7. The Heroes (1988 TV Movie)

208 min | Drama, War

7.9
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In 1943 a group of Australian and British Commandos used a captured Japanese fishing boat to sail from Australia to Singapore to attack Japanese shipping in Singapore harbour. Using canoes ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Crombie | Stars: Paul Rhys, John Bach, John Hargreaves, Bill Kerr

Votes: 126

8. Jeszcze tylko ten las (1991)

86 min | Drama, War

7.5
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Set in 1942, film opens with an Aryan washerwoman arrival to the Warsaw's ghetto. The Jewish wife she worked for before the war hires her to take her young daughter to the countryside until... See full summary »

Director: Jan Lomnicki | Stars: Ryszarda Hanin, Joanna Friedman, Marta Klubowicz, Marzena Trybala

Votes: 60

9. The Four Chaplains: Sacrifice at Sea (2004 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

8.2
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Four Chaplains aboard the Navy ship Dorchester are shipwrecked on February 3, 1943, and are faced with the predicament of giving their ultimate sacrifice to save a few mere souls in exchange for their life.

Director: James Moll

Votes: 12

10. The Fighting Devil Dogs (1943)

Approved | 69 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, War

6.9
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Feature version of the 1938 serial of the same name.

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Lee Powell, Bruce Bennett, Eleanor Stewart, Montagu Love

Votes: 15

11. CHiPs (1977–1983)
Episode: Repo Man (1979)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Jon's heroism makes him a reluctant local celebrity. A disreputable repo man makes life difficult for Ponch and Jon. The CHPs pull a practical joke on their published writer colleague Grossman.

Director: Alexander Grasshoff | Stars: Larry Wilcox, Erik Estrada, Robert Pine, Mills Watson

Votes: 21

12. Cutting Edge (1990– )
Episode: Would You Save a Stranger? (2009)

49 min | Documentary

7.5
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Showing the heroic acts of courage members of public have performed to save a person's life.

Director: Ashley Gething

Votes: 8