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1. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

R | 157 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.4
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95 Metascore

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong

Votes: 220,526 | Gross: $95.72M

2. Selma (2014)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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89 Metascore

A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth, Lorraine Toussaint

Votes: 63,684 | Gross: $52.07M

3. Esther (1999 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), King of the Persians, whose empire now extends from India to Egypt after the defeat of the Babylonians, is holding a celebratory banquet for his people in the citadel ... See full summary »

Director: Raffaele Mertes | Stars: Louise Lombard, F. Murray Abraham, Jürgen Prochnow, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 643

4. The North Star (1943)

Unrated | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.0
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A Ukrainian village must suddenly contend with the Nazi invasion of June 1941.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, Walter Huston, Walter Brennan

Votes: 829

5. Esther and the King (1960)

Approved | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History

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When a modern-day girl faces a big challenge in her life, her mother teaches her about the power of fasting by sharing the story of a heroine from the Bible.

Directors: Raoul Walsh, Mario Bava | Stars: Joan Collins, Richard Egan, Denis O'Dea, Sergio Fantoni

Votes: 440

6. The Nasty Girl (1990)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.5
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When a young woman investigates her town's Nazi past, the community turns against her.

Director: Michael Verhoeven | Stars: Lena Stolze, Hans-Reinhard Müller, Monika Baumgartner, Elisabeth Bertram

Votes: 2,038 | Gross: $2.28M

7. Mission to Moscow (1943)

Approved | 124 min | Drama, History, War

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Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Walter Huston, Ann Harding, Oskar Homolka, George Tobias

Votes: 680

8. Color of the Cross (2006)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama

3.3
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34 Metascore

A retelling of the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, based on the idea that he was a black man whose death was a racially motivated hate crime.

Director: Jean-Claude La Marre | Stars: Jean-Claude La Marre, Johann John Jean, Adam Green, Jesse Holland

Votes: 276 | Gross: $0.08M

9. The Englishman's Boy (2008 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, Western

7.8
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A movie producer in 1920s Hollywood tries to track down an elusive Western star for his next picture.

Stars: Alden Adair, Ryland Alexander, Kent Allen, Tim Allen

Votes: 96

10. Baykot (1985)

85 min | Drama

5.9
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Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Mohammad Kasebi, Majid Majidi, Esmat Makhmalbaf, Zohreh Sarmadi

Votes: 196

11. The Unknown Soldier (2006)

97 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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71 Metascore

The popular reaction to a German museum exhibit detailing the war crimes and atrocities committed by Nazi Germany's regular armed forces is explored.

Director: Michael Verhoeven

Votes: 182 | Gross: $0.01M

12. Billy the Kid in Texas (1940)

52 min | Comedy, Western

6.5
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Arriving in a lawless Texas town, Billy finds his old friend Fuzzy. When Billy stands up to Flash and his gang, he is made Sheriff. He and Fuzzy then set out to retrieve the money stolen by... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Bob Steele, Terry Walker, Al St. John, Carleton Young

Votes: 40

13. Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist (1979)

Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.4
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An examination of the life of actor and singer Paul Robeson, from his first major triumphs on the stage in the 1920s through his gradually increasing social activism in the 1930s and 1940s,... See full summary »

Director: Saul J. Turell | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Paul Robeson, Margaret Webster

Votes: 189

14. The Last War Crime (2012)

Drama, History, Thriller

6.4
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Epic political fantasy drama, envisioning what would have happened if Dick Cheney had been indicted for ordering torture, which was used to get the false confessions to make a fraudulent ... See full summary »

Director: The Pen | Stars: Deanna Hurst, Richard Tanner, Grey Wolf, Troy Conrad

Votes: 10

15. IWJ Fifth Anniversary: Symposion 6 (2015 Video)

180 min | Talk-Show

8.6
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16 thinkers gathered together to discuss the political issues in Japan, such as reuse of nuclear plants, accepting right of collective self defense, TPP, the secrecy law and the revision of constitution by Abe regime.

Director: Yasumi Iwakami | Stars: Miho Aoki, Koji Iwatsuki, Takao Izutsu, Ukeru Magosaki

Votes: 121

16. Mosafere rey (2001)

115 min | Action, Drama, History

5.7
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Director: Davood Mir-Bagheri | Stars: Amir Yal Arjmand, Dariush Arjmand, Vishka Asayesh, Enayat Bakhshi

Votes: 104

17. Garden Gopher (1950)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Comedy, Animation

6.9
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When Spike tries to bury a bone he finds a belligerent gopher.

Director: Tex Avery | Star: Bill Thompson

Votes: 153

18. Nejmladsí z rodu Hamru (1975– )

668 min | Drama

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Stars: Libuse Havelková, Ladislav Pesek, Antonín Molcík, Stanislava Bartosová

Votes: 12

19. Darwin Antidarwin aneb co zízala netusila (1969)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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A tragicomic paraphrase of Darwin's theory of evolution. The rain worm evolves into man - Homo Sapiens - and is able to destroy both himself and his fellows in a very perfect way. Later he ... See full summary »

Director: Bretislav Pojar

Votes: 10

20. Kentucky Fried Memories (2009 Video)

8 min | Animation, Comedy

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The poultry community recalls the rise of Colonel Sanders.

Director: Michael T. Scott | Star: Michael T. Scott

21. The Kennedys (2011– )
Episode: Life Sentences (2011)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.3
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Riots over desegregation in the South force JFK to act. Jackie's use of amphetamines continues. Joe Sr. suffers a stroke.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Barry Pepper, Katie Holmes, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 124

22. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Lisa the Iconoclast (1996)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.1
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Lisa discovers that her town's beloved founder Jebediah Springfield was in fact a vicious pirate.

Director: Mike B. Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,081

23. I, Claudius (1976– )
Episode: Reign of Terror (1976)

Not Rated | 52 min | Drama, History

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Sejanus divorces his wife in order to marry Livilla but Tiberius refuses permission and suggests that he marries Livilla's daughter Helen instead, which so enrages Livilla that she poisons ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Derek Jacobi, George Baker, Margaret Tyzack, Patricia Quinn

Votes: 124

24. The Cleveland Show (2009–2013)
Episode: The Blue, the Gray and the Brown (2011)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

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After he is tricked into defending a statue honoring a slave owner, Cleveland vows to get revenge by changing history and winning a Civil War battle reenactment for the North.

Directors: Oreste Canestrelli, Albert Calleros | Stars: Mike Henry, Sanaa Lathan, Kevin Michael Richardson, Reagan Gomez-Preston

Votes: 105

25. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Duel (2000)

Documentary, Biography, History

6.3
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Director: Carl Byker | Stars: Rene Auberjonois, Guy Boyd, Keith de Brunner, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 14

26. Days of Revolt (2015– )
Episode: The Suicide of the Liberal Church (2016)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Edward Escalon, Chris Hedges, Michael Vanacore