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1. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.5
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

Creator: Larry Gelbart | Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

2. Big Fish (2003)

PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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58 Metascore

A son tries to learn more about his dying father by reliving stories and myths he told about his life.

Writers: Daniel Wallace, John August | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange

3. MASH (1970)

R | 116 min | Comedy, War, Drama

7.7
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79 Metascore

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and hijinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.

Writers: Richard Hooker, Ring Lardner Jr. | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman

4. Heartbreak Ridge (1986)

R | 130 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.

Writer: James Carabatsos | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill, Moses Gunn

5. Thank You for Smoking (2005)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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71 Metascore

Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son.

Writers: Jason Reitman, Christopher Buckley | Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Cameron Bright, Maria Bello, Joan Lunden

6. The Last Picture Show (1971)

R | 118 min | Drama

8.1
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A group of 1950s high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both economically and culturally.

Writers: Larry McMurtry, Peter Bogdanovich | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

7. The Prophecy (1995)

R | 98 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

6.6
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The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him.

Writer: Gregory Widen | Director: Gregory Widen | Stars: Christopher Walken, Elias Koteas, Virginia Madsen, Eric Stoltz

8. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Approved | 126 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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94 Metascore

A former Korean War POW is brainwashed by Communists into becoming a political assassin. But another former prisoner may know how to save him.

Writers: Richard Condon, George Axelrod | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury

9. Death Wish 3 (1985)

X | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey arrives back in New York City and is forcibly recruited by a crooked police detective to fight street crime caused by a large gang terrorizing the neighborhoods.

Writers: Don Jakoby, Brian Garfield | Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Deborah Raffin, Ed Lauter, Martin Balsam

10. Gods and Monsters (1998)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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74 Metascore

The last days of Frankenstein director James Whale are explored.

Writers: Christopher Bram, Bill Condon | Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave, Lolita Davidovich

11. Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.8
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Set in Brooklyn during the 1950s against a backdrop of union corruption and violence. A prostitute falls in love with one of her customers. Also a disturbed man discovers that he is ... See full summary »

Writers: Hubert Selby Jr., Desmond Nakano | Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Stephen Lang, Burt Young, Peter Dobson

12. Sayonara (1957)

Unrated | 147 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A US air force major in Kobe confronts his own opposition to marriages between American servicemen and Japanese women when he falls for a beautiful performer.

Writers: Paul Osborn, James A. Michener | Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Ricardo Montalban, Patricia Owens, James Garner

13. For the Boys (1991)

R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.2
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With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North ... See full summary »

Writers: Neal Jimenez, Lindy Laub, Marshall Brickman | Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Bette Midler, James Caan, George Segal, Patrick O'Neal

14. Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)

R | 140 min | Action, Drama, War

8.2
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64 Metascore

A drama about the fate of brothers forced to fight in the Korean War.

Writers: Richard Epcar, Ji-hoon Han, Je-kyu Kang, Sang-don Kim | Director: Je-kyu Kang | Stars: Dong-gun Jang, Bin Won, Eun-ju Lee, Hyeong-jin Kong

15. Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)

Unrated | 102 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A widowed doctor of both Chinese and European descent falls in love with a married American correspondent in Hong Kong during China's Communist revolution.

Writers: John Patrick, Han Suyin | Directors: Henry King, Otto Lang | Stars: William Holden, Jennifer Jones, Torin Thatcher, Isobel Elsom

16. Three Wishes (1995)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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In an unexplained act of charity, Jeanne Holman, picks up an injured, apparent tramp and takes him home to care for him little realising who he was or the effect he would have on her life and those of her family.

Writers: Clifford Green, Ellen Green, Elizabeth Anderson | Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Joseph Mazzello, Seth Mumy

17. Pickup on South Street (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.8
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A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.

Writers: Samuel Fuller, Dwight Taylor | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter, Murvyn Vye

18. The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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Set during the Korean War, a Navy fighter pilot must come to terms with with his own ambivalence towards the war and the fear of having to bomb a set of highly defended bridges. The ending ... See full summary »

Writers: Valentine Davies, James A. Michener | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Mickey Rooney

19. Pork Chop Hill (1959)

Approved | 97 min | War, Drama, Action

7.2
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Grim story of one of the major battles of the Korean War. While negotiators are at work in Panmunjom trying to bring the conflict to a negotiated end, Lt. Joe Clemons is ordered to launch ... See full summary »

Writers: S.L.A. Marshall, James R. Webb | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Gregory Peck, Harry Guardino, Rip Torn, George Peppard

20. Cry for Happy (1961)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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U.S. Navy photographic team uses Tokyo geisha house as its home.

Writers: Irving Brecher, George Campbell | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Glenn Ford, Donald O'Connor, Miiko Taka, James Shigeta

21. Off the Map (2003)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

An 11-year-old girl watches her father come down with a crippling depression. Over one summer, she learns answers to several mysteries and comes to terms with love and loss.

Writer: Joan Ackermann | Director: Campbell Scott | Stars: Valentina de Angelis, Joan Allen, Sam Elliott, Amy Brenneman

22. Chattahoochee (1989)

R | 97 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.

Writer: James Hicks | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Frances McDormand, Pamela Reed

23. Blonde (2001 TV Mini-Series)

165 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with series of real events in her life.

Stars: Poppy Montgomery, Patricia Richardson, Patrick Dempsey, Wallace Shawn

24. Prisoner of War (1954)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, War

4.9
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An American army officer, troubled by reports of brutality, volunteers to investigate conditions inside North Korean POW camps. He parachutes behind enemy lines and infiltrates a group of ... See full summary »

Writer: Allen Rivkin | Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Steve Forrest, Dewey Martin, Oskar Homolka

25. MacArthur (1977)

PG | 130 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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The story of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander during World War II and United Nations Commander for the Korean War. "MacArthur" begins in 1942, following the ... See full summary »

Writers: Hal Barwood, Matthew Robbins | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Gregory Peck, Dan O'Herlihy, Ed Flanders, Ivan Bonar

26. Inchon (1981)

PG | 140 min | Drama, History, War

2.7
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A noisy and absurd re-telling of the great 1950 invasion of Inchon during the Korean War which was masterminded by General Douglas MacArthur.

Writers: Robin Moore, Laird Koenig, Paul Savage | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jacqueline Bisset, Ben Gazzara, Toshirô Mifune

27. The Amazing Colossal Man (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Sci-Fi

4.2
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Lt. Col. Glenn Manning is inadvertently exposed to a plutonium bomb blast at Camp Desert Rock. Though burned over 90% of his body, he survives, and begins to grow in size. As he grows, his ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Hanna, Bert I. Gordon | Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Glenn Langan, Cathy Downs, William Hudson, Larry Thor

28. Day Zero (2007)

R | 92 min | Drama

6.0
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41 Metascore

The military draft is back, three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time, they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor.

Writer: Robert Malkani | Director: Bryan Gunnar Cole | Stars: Elijah Wood, Chris Klein, Jon Bernthal, Ginnifer Goodwin

29. 71: Into the Fire (2010)

120 min | Action, Drama, War

7.4
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The story of student-soldiers trying to protect a middle school during the early days of the Korean War.

Writers: Man-Hee Lee, Dong-Woo Kim, John H. Lee | Director: John H. Lee | Stars: Seung-won Cha, Sang-Woo Kwon, Seung Hyun Choi, Seung-woo Kim

30. Calendar Girl (1993)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

4.9
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Three young men go on an end of the summer trip to Hollywood, CA. Their quest: to fulfill the fantasy of meeting Marilyn Monroe.

Writer: Paul W. Shapiro | Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Jason Priestley, Gabriel Olds, Jerry O'Connell, Joe Pantoliano

31. The Front Line (2011)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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59 Metascore

A drama centered on the Korean War's final battle that will determine the border between north and south.

Writer: Sang-yeon Park | Director: Hun Jang | Stars: Ha-kyun Shin, Soo Go, Seung-su Ryu, Chang-Seok Ko

32. All the Young Men (1960)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, War

6.1
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During the Korean War,a platoon leader dies leaving his inexperienced black sergeant in charge of his squad of belligerent and racist white men.

Writer: Hall Bartlett | Director: Hall Bartlett | Stars: Alan Ladd, Sidney Poitier, James Darren, Glenn Corbett

33. The Young Philadelphians (1959)

Approved | 136 min | Drama

7.3
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Up and coming, young lawyer Anthony Lawrence faces several ethical and emotional dilemmas as he climbs the Philadelphia social ladder. His personal and professional skills are tested as he ... See full summary »

Writers: James Gunn, Richard Powell | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Paul Newman, Barbara Rush, Alexis Smith, Brian Keith

34. Down in the Delta (1998)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama

6.9
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Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts ... See full summary »

Writer: Myron Goble | Director: Maya Angelou | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Al Freeman Jr., Mary Alice, Esther Rolle

35. Target Zero (1955)

92 min | War, Drama

5.7
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Set during the Korean War, a unit of American soldiers, together with three British Tank Crew, find themselves trapped behind enemy lines.

Writers: James Warner Bellah, Sam Rolfe | Director: Harmon Jones | Stars: Richard Conte, Peggie Castle, Charles Bronson, Richard Wyler

36. Big Jim McLain (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.2
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U.S. House Un-American Activities Committee investigators Jim McLain and Mal Baxter attempt to break up a ring of Communist Party troublemakers in Hawaii (ignoring somewhat, as do their ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Vincent Benet, James Edward Grant, Richard English, Eric Taylor | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness, Alan Napier

37. Though None Go with Me (2006 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Elizabeth Leroy devotes her life to serving God but her faith is tested over the years as she has to overcome many hardships and sorrows.

Writers: Pamela Wallace, Jerry B. Jenkins | Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Cheryl Ladd, Amy Grabow, Bruce Weitz, David Norona

38. The Naked Kiss (1964)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Kelly, a prostitute, finds redemption in the town of Grantville, where she arrives working as a medium-time seller. There, she meets Griff, the police captain of the town, with whom she ... See full summary »

Writer: Samuel Fuller | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Constance Towers, Anthony Eisley, Michael Dante, Virginia Grey

39. The Steel Helmet (1951)

Approved | 85 min | Action, Drama, War

7.6
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A ragtag group of American stragglers battles against superior Communist troops in an abandoned Buddhist temple during the Korean War.

Writer: Samuel Fuller | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Gene Evans, Robert Hutton, Steve Brodie, James Edwards

40. The Great Impostor (1961)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. He becomes a marine, a... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Crichton, Liam O'Brien | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Tony Curtis, Karl Malden, Edmond O'Brien, Arthur O'Connell

41. Battle Hymn (1957)

Approved | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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A remorseful bomber pilot-turned-minister rejoins for the Korean War.

Writers: Charles Grayson, Vincent B. Evans | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea, Don DeFore

42. The Hunters (1958)

Approved | 108 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.5
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In 1952, as the Korean War rages on, American officers land in Kyoto. Among them are Major Ceve Saville, assigned to a fighter squadron, and Lieutenant Carl Abbott. The latter neglects his ... See full summary »

Writers: Wendell Mayes, James Salter | Director: Dick Powell | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Robert Wagner, Richard Egan, May Britt

43. The McConnell Story (1955)

106 min | Drama, War

6.3
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Mac's plans to settle down and raise a family are upset by the Korean War. He goes as a fighter pilot and returns a hero, the first triple ace of the war. His neighbors have built a home ... See full summary »

Writers: Ted Sherdeman, Sam Rolfe | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Alan Ladd, June Allyson, James Whitmore, Frank Faylen

44. Battle Ground 625 (2005)

133 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.9
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Soldiers from both sides of the Korean divide live among villagers who know nothing of the war.

Writers: Jin Jang, Joong Kim, Kwang-Hyun Park | Director: Kwang-Hyun Park | Stars: Jae-yeong Jeong, Ha-kyun Shin, Hye-jeong Kang, Ha-ryong Lim

45. Hell in Korea (1956)

80 min | Drama, History, War

6.4
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In 1951 during the Korean War retreat a small British re-con group is surrounded by Chinese troops and holds out in a lonely temple atop a hill.

Writers: Max Catto, Ian Dalrymple, Ronald Spencer, Anthony Squire | Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Ronald Lewis, George Baker, Harry Andrews

46. 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

47. Of Time and the City (2008)

74 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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81 Metascore

A filmmaker looks at the history and transformation of his birthplace, Liverpool, England.

Writer: Terence Davies | Director: Terence Davies | Star: Terence Davies

48. War Hunt (1962)

83 min | Drama, War

6.4
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Recruits head to the front lines towards the close of the Korean War. The interaction between two of the soldiers...an idealistic newcomer and a psychotic who goes on one-man patrols ... See full summary »

Writer: Stanford Whitmore | Director: Denis Sanders | Stars: John Saxon, Charles Aidman, Sydney Pollack, Tommy Matsuda

49. Death Scenes 2 (1992 Video)

Documentary

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Writers: Nick Bougas, Tom Lavagnino | Director: Nick Bougas | Stars: Harold Wells, Susan Atkins, Jeffrey Dahmer, James Dean

50. Men in War (1957)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, War

7.4
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During the Korean War, a battle worn Lt. and his platoon behind enemy lines, have orders to march to hill 465 for possible relief.

Writers: Philip Yordan, Ben Maddow, Van Van Praag | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Ryan, Aldo Ray, Robert Keith, Phillip Pine