Most Popular "Imperialism" Titles
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1. Avatar (2009)
PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
2. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 153 min | Drama, War
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
3. Before Sunset (2004)
R | 80 min | Drama, Romance
Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.
4. Across the Universe (2007)
PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.
5. The Painted Veil (2006)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance
A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
7. The Four Feathers (2002)
PG-13 | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A British officer resigns his post just before battle and subsequently receives four white feathers from his friends and fiancee as symbols of what they believe to be his cowardice.
8. How the West Was Won (1962)
TV-G | 164 min | Western
A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.
9. House of Flying Daggers (2004)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
10. Che: Part One (2008)
Not Rated | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.
11. The Sand Pebbles (1966)
Approved | 182 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and... See full summary »
12. The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)
R | 131 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.
13. Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
PG | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In ... See full summary »
15. The First Grader (2010)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama
The true story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.
16. Khartoum (1966)
Approved | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After an Egyptian army, commanded by British officers, is destroyed in a battle in the Sudan in the 1880's, the British government is in a quandary. It does not want to commit a British ... See full summary »
17. Rough Riders (1997 TV Movie)
240 min | Action, Drama, History
Undersecretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt resigns to form a volunteer militia unit called "The Rough Riders" to fight in the Spanish American War.
18. The Sacketts (1979 TV Movie)
240 min | Western
Two part TV adaptation of Louis L'Amour's third novel in the Sackett series. The story follows the three Sackett brothers out west from their Tennessee home. Along the way the oldest, Tell,... See full summary »
19. Gunga Din (1939)
Approved | 117 min | Adventure, War
In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land.
21. The Letter (1940)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense; a letter in her own hand may prove her undoing.
22. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Through the eyes of a british "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
24. The Big Trail (1930)
Passed | 158 min | Adventure, Western, Romance
Breck Coleman leads hundreds of settlers in covered wagons from the Mississippi River to their destiny out West.
25. 55 Days at Peking (1963)
Unrated | 154 min | Action, Drama, History
During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China U.S.Army Major Matt Lewis aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.
27. Cobra Verde (1987)
Not Rated | 111 min | Adventure, Drama
The feared bandit Cobra Verde (Klaus Kinski) is hired by a plantation owner to supervise his slaves. After the owner suspects Cobra Verde of consorting with his young daughters, the owner ... See full summary »
29. The Promise (2005)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
Empowered by the love of a slave (Jang), a royal concubine (Cheung) is given the chance to make an extraordinary decision.
30. White Material (2009)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama
Denis revisits Africa, this time exploring a place rife with civil and racial conflict. A white French family outlawed in its home and attempting to save its coffee plantation connects with... See full summary »
31. Burn! (1969)
R | 112 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to... See full summary »
32. Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)
R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
Giovanni Lambardo Radice and John Saxon are Vietman vets that bring back contagious virus that turn people into cannibals when bitten.
33. The Lady and the Duke (2001)
PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, History, War
During the French Revolution, a Scottish aristocrat and her former lover, the Duke of Orleans, find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict.
34. Something of Value (1957)
TV-PG | 113 min | Drama, War
Even though Peter and Kimani grow up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently. After the father of Kimani is jailed for following tribal customs, Kimani ... See full summary »
35. The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006)
PG-13 | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary on the life of John Lennon, with a focus on the time in his life when he transformed from a musician into an antiwar activist.
36. The People Speak (2009)
113 min | Documentary, History
A look at America's struggles with war, class, race and women's rights. based on Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States."
37. In the Year of the Pig (1968)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, History, War
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 »
38. Why We Fight (2005)
PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary, History, War
Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.
39. Blind Shaft (2003)
Unrated | 92 min | Crime, Drama
Two Chinese coal miners have hit upon the perfect scam: murder one of their fellow mine workers, make the death look like an accident, and extort money from the boss to keep the incident ... See full summary »
40. It Happened Here (1965)
93 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War
It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, ... See full summary »
41. R-Point (2004)
R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Horror
On 07 January 1972, the South Korean base in Nah-Trang, Vietnam, receives a radio transmission from a missing platoon presumed dead. The high-command assigns the veteran and decorated ... See full summary »
42. Punishment Park (1971)
R | 88 min | Drama, Thriller
"Punishment Park" is a pseudo-documentary purporting to be a film crews's news coverage of the team of soldiers escorting a group of hippies, draft dodgers, and anti-establishment types ... See full summary »
44. The Real Glory (1939)
Passed | 96 min | History, War
A small American contingent tries to train rural tribesmen to defend themselves against fanatical Muslim radicals in 1906 Philippines.
45. The War on Democracy (2007)
96 min | Documentary
Award winning journalist John Pilger examines the role of Washington in America's manipulation of Latin American politics during the last 50 years leading up to the struggle by ordinary ... See full summary »
46. The Opium War (1997)
153 min | Drama, History, War
Historical Drama starting in 1839 in Guangzhou where British merchants dealing with opium are to be executed because the opium is destroying the Empire. After the burning of 20,000 boxes of... See full summary »
47. Red Lob (1989)
89 min | Comedy, Sport
Because of an accident, Michele (a leader of P.C.I. and a water-polo player) loses his memory. During one water-polo match, strange guys torment him; they want him to remember his past. As ... See full summary »
48. Far from Vietnam (1967)
120 min | Documentary, Drama, War
In seven different parts, Godard, Klein, Lelouch, Marker, Resnais and Varda show their sympathy for the North-Vietnamees army during the Vietnam-war.
Writers: Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, Jacques Sternberg | Directors: Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch, Agnès Varda, Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, Alain Resnais | Stars: Anne Bellec, Karen Blanguernon, Bernard Fresson, Maurice Garrel
49. Joy of Learning (1969)
95 min | Drama
How do we learn? What do we know? Night after night, not long before dawn, two young adults, Patricia and Emile, meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to ... See full summary »
50. Outcast of the Islands (1951)
93 min | Drama, Adventure
A man occupies a position of trust with a merchant in an East Asian port. He's sacked when he's caught stealing, but he pretends to commit suicide and a captain he befriended agrees to take him to a secret trading post.