Most Popular "Historic Figure" Titles
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1. Tombstone (1993)
R | 130 min | Action, Biography, Drama
A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.
Votes: 101,156 | Gross: $56.51M
2. The Prince of Egypt (1998)
PG | 99 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An Egyptian prince learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people.
Votes: 96,355 | Gross: $101.22M
3. Little Big Man (1970)
PG-13 | 139 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Native Americans and fighting with General Custer.
4. The Leopard (1963)
Approved | 186 min | Drama, History
The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.
7. The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Yip Man's resistance against invading foreigners, along with his romantic relations while under the tutelage of three Wing Chun masters.
8. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
Approved | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Western
Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
9. Spartacus (2004 TV Movie)
174 min | Action, Drama, History
After he is bought by the owner of a Roman gladiator school and trained as an gladiator A slave leads a rebellion of slaves and gladiators into revolt against Rome.
10. Young Einstein (1988)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, History
Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to Sydney to patent his ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,535 | Gross: $11.54M
11. Solomon and Sheba (1959)
141 min | Drama, History, Romance
After becoming king of ancient Israel, Solomon faces threats coming from his jealous dispossessed brother Adonijah, the Egyptian Pharaoh and the scheming Queen of Sheba.
12. Su Qi-er (2010)
R | 115 min | Action, Drama, History
Su Qi-Er retired from his life as a renowned Qing dynasty general in order to pursue his dream of a family and his own martial arts school. However, Su's peaceful life is shattered when his... See full summary »
14. Jian guo da ye (2009)
138 min | Drama, History, War
Inspired by true events, Founding of a Republic weaves a rousing tale of one man who fought against the tyranny of a ruler and led his people in battle in the ultimate sacrifice for his country.
16. The Crossing (2000 TV Movie)
89 min | Biography, Drama, History
A dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.
21. David (1997 TV Movie)
190 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The tribes of Israel need to defeat the superior might of the Philistines: "Now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have." (I Samuel, 8:5). And so the prophet Samuel ... See full summary »
22. Antony and Cleopatra (1972)
160 min | Drama, History
After the murder of her lover Caesar, Egypt's queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor: Octavius.
23. Abraham (1993– )
175 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The Old Testament story of Abraham and the trials he endures. Commanded by God to lead his family to the promised land of Canaan with the promise that if he does so, his descendants will ... See full summary »
24. Prince of Foxes (1949)
Approved | 107 min | Adventure, Drama, History
An unscrupulous agent for the Borgias suffers a change of heart when asked to betray a noble count and his much younger, very beautiful wife.
27. October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1928)
95 min | Drama, History
In documentary style, events in Petrograd are re-enacted from the end of the monarchy in February of 1917 to the end of the provisional government and the decrees of peace and of land in ... See full summary »
28. Sitting Bull (1954)
Approved | 105 min | Western
A cavalry officer sympathetic to the wronged Sioux fixes a meeting between Chief Sitting Bull and President Grant but a dishonest Indian Agent and a hateful General Custer test the Sioux's patience, threatening to derail the peace-talks.
30. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)
30 min | Western, Adventure
Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly ... See full summary »
31. Comanche Territory (1950)
Approved | 76 min | Adventure, Romance, Western
White settlers plan to defy the agreement between the government and the Comanche in order to mine for silver on Comanche lands, while scout Jim Bowie tries to keep the peace in the territory.
33. The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Spring Break Adventure (1999 Video)
96 min | Action, Adventure, History
It's 1916, and Indiana Jones is living with his dad in Princeton, New Jersey. Spring break is fast approaching, and all Indy can think of is taking his girlfriend Nancy (daughter of ... See full summary »
36. Billy the Kid (1941)
Not Rated | 94 min | Biography, Drama, Western
In 1880 New Mexico, during a feud between cattle growers, former childhood friends Billy the Kid and Jim Sherwood end-up working for opposite sides.
37. Last Hero in China (1993)
111 min | Action, Comedy, History
Jet Li stars in this comic spectacle as a Chinese "Robin Hood" who stumbles upon a kidnapping scheme after unwittingly opening a martial arts school next to a brothel!
38. Frontier Marshal (1939)
Approved | 71 min | Western
Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (e.g., Doc is killed by Curley before the actual battle and Earp must do the job alone).
40. The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998 TV Movie)
95 min | Biography, Drama, History
April 14, 1865. As four year of Civil War draw to a close, our country again faces unforgettable tragedy: the assassination of the President. Starring Lance Henriksen as the Great ... See full summary »
41. Return of the Bad Men (1948)
Approved | 90 min | Western
When part of Oklahoma Territory becomes officially part of the U.S., Vance Cordrell is forced to deal with some of the most infamous outlaws of the Old West.
43. Herod the Great (1959)
93 min | Biography, Drama, History
Herod, King of Judea, is made a prisoner by the Romans. Convinced the King is dead, his faithful lieutenant, Aaron, is nevertheless unable to keep his promise to kill the Queen if something untoward happened to the King. He leads the young woman out into the desert. Herod's pleas to Augustus are successful and he returns to his palace. His son, Antipater, informs Herod that Aaron has betrayed him.
44. Beau Brummel (1924)
135 min | Drama, History, Romance
George Bryan Brummel, a British military officer, loves Lady Margery, the betrothed of Lord Alvanley. Despite her own desperate love for Brummel, she submits to family pressure and marries ... See full summary »
45. Spartacus and the Ten Gladiators (1964)
99 min | Adventure, Comedy, History
The story of Spartacus and 10 other gladiators who rebelled against the bloody coliseum sports. They escape and are faced at every turn by Roman soldiers bent on taking them back to the ... See full summary »
46. Lawman (2016)
13 min | Short, Action, Crime
Based on True Events. 1875, Indian Territory. Bass Reeves, the first African-American deputy arrests an outlaw and brings him toward encampment. A battle of wills arises between them as the outlaw tries to escape.
47. Zorro Rides Again (1937)
Approved | 212 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The California-Yucatan Railroad, being built for the good of Mexico, is under siege by a gang of terrorists hoping to force its sale; no one can prove their connection to profiteer Marsden.... See full summary »
48. Sadat (1983– )
PG | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
The dramatization of the life of Egyptian leader Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat, from his early years as a young officer fighting the British to his assassination in 1981.
49. The First Texan (1956)
Approved | 82 min | Biography, Drama, History
After arriving in Texas to escape a scandal back east, lawyer Sam Houston just wants to hang out his shingle, keep a low profile, and stay out of any political intrigue. However, when ... See full summary »
50. Agi Murad il diavolo bianco (1959)
91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The story of Hadji Murad, a 19th-century Chechen chieftain who led his warriors in a fight against the invading forces of the Russian Czar.