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1. Arrival (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.9
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81 Metascore

A linguist is recruited by the military to communicate with alien lifeforms after twelve mysterious spacecrafts land around the world.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 432,327 | Gross: $100.55M

2. Full Metal Jacket (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, War

8.3
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76 Metascore

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

Votes: 553,995 | Gross: $46.36M

3. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, War

8.5
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96 Metascore

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 383,668 | Gross: $0.28M

4. Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

PG-13 | 136 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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55 Metascore

True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, BD Wong, Mako

Votes: 105,969 | Gross: $37.96M

5. Z (1969)

PG | 127 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.2
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Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Périer

Votes: 19,813 | Gross: $0.08M

6. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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67 Metascore

Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

Votes: 118,623 | Gross: $119.19M

7. The Believer (2001)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.2
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75 Metascore

A young Jewish man develops a fiercely anti-Semitic philosophy. Based on the factual story of a K.K.K. member in the 1960s who was revealed to be Jewish by a New York Times reporter.

Director: Henry Bean | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Summer Phoenix, Peter Meadows, Garret Dillahunt

Votes: 33,040 | Gross: $0.41M

8. The Madness of King George (1994)

PG-13 | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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89 Metascore

When King George III goes mad, his lieutenants try to adjust the rules to run the country without his participation.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves, Amanda Donohoe

Votes: 13,279 | Gross: $15.24M

9. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
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A fictionalized account in four chapters of the life of celebrated Japanese writer Yukio Mishima.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Ken Ogata, Masayuki Shionoya, Hiroshi Mikami, Junya Fukuda

Votes: 6,055 | Gross: $0.44M

10. Memories (1995)

PG-13 | 113 min | Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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"Memories" is made up of three separate science-fiction stories. In the first, "Magnetic Rose," four space travelers are drawn into an abandoned spaceship that contains a world created by ... See full summary »

Directors: Kôji Morimoto, Tensai Okamura, Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Shigeru Chiba, Hisao Egawa, Kayoko Fujii, Nobuaki Fukuda

Votes: 12,910

11. Hearts and Minds (1974)

R | 112 min | Documentary, War

8.3
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68 Metascore

An examination of the conflicting attitudes of the opponents of the Vietnam War.

Director: Peter Davis | Stars: Tin Chan, Chau Diem, Ngo Dinh Diem, John Foster Dulles

Votes: 4,612 | Gross: $0.03M

12. Strategic Air Command (1955)

Approved | 112 min | Action, Drama, War

6.4
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An ex-pilot and current baseballer is recalled into the U.S. Air Force and assumes an increasingly important role in Cold War deterrence.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Lovejoy, Barry Sullivan

Votes: 2,568

13. Scream and Scream Again (1970)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.7
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A serial killer who drains his victims' blood is on the loose in London; the police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Judy Huxtable

Votes: 2,575

14. Battledogs (2013 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.5
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A werewolf virus is unleashed upon New York, and Major Hoffman looks for a cure while Lt. General Monning wants to establish a new canine army.

Director: Alexander Yellen | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Dennis Haysbert, Kate Vernon, Ariana Richards

Votes: 1,250

15. Mindwalk (1990)

PG | 112 min | Drama

7.6
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A US politician visits his poet friend in Mont. St. Michael, France. While walking through the medieval island discussing their philosophies of life they happen upon Sonja, a scientist in ... See full summary »

Director: Bernt Amadeus Capra | Stars: Liv Ullmann, Sam Waterston, John Heard, Ione Skye

Votes: 2,530 | Gross: $0.77M

16. Dirty Wars (2013)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.5
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76 Metascore

Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.

Director: Rick Rowley | Stars: Jeremy Scahill, Nasser Al Aulaqi, Saleha Al Aulaqi, Muqbal Al Kazemi

Votes: 8,400 | Gross: $0.38M

17. Dragon Seed (1944)

Passed | 148 min | Drama, History, War

6.2
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The lives of a small Chinese village are turned Upside down when the Japanese invade it. And heroic young Chinese woman leads her fellow villagers in an uprising against Japanese Invaders.

Directors: Harold S. Bucquet, Jack Conway | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Walter Huston, Aline MacMahon, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 946

18. Why We Fight (2005)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary, History, War

8.1
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68 Metascore

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.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Gore Vidal, John McCain, Ken Adelman, John Ashcroft

Votes: 9,386 | Gross: $1.44M

19. The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (2004)

157 min | Documentary, History

8.9
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78 Metascore

A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.

Stars: Gilles Kepel, Melvin Goodman, Stephen Holmes, William Kristol

Votes: 3,509

20. Shadow World (2016)

94 min | Documentary

7.5
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Based on the book of The Shadow World, this feature length documentary is an investigation into the multi-billion dollar international arms trade.

Director: Johan Grimonprez

Votes: 508

21. Captain Conan (1996)

129 min | Drama, War

7.3
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The war exploits of French captain Conan and his men during World War I and during the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Torreton, Samuel Le Bihan, Bernard Le Coq, Catherine Rich

Votes: 1,626

22. Blood on the Sun (1945)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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A dedicated American reporter in 1930s Japan is determined to expose that government's plan for world domination.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: James Cagney, Sylvia Sidney, Porter Hall, John Emery

Votes: 1,514

23. The Weather Underground (2002)

Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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77 Metascore

The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.

Directors: Sam Green, Bill Siegel | Stars: Lili Taylor, Pamela Z, Jim Lange, Evan White

Votes: 3,188 | Gross: $0.56M

24. 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

Votes: 1,290

25. Paragraph 175 (2000)

81 min | Documentary, History, Romance

7.9
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85 Metascore

Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Rupert Everett, Klaus Müller, Karl Gorath, Pierre Seel

Votes: 1,680 | Gross: $0.07M

26. Kabei: Our Mother (2008)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama

7.6
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Based on childhood days of Teruyo Nogami.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Mayumi Tanaka, Mirai Shida, Chieko Baishô

Votes: 1,040 | Gross: $0.01M

27. The Lion Has Wings (1939)

76 min | Drama, War

5.9
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Alexander Korda's bit for the British war effort shows the world both at peace and on the verge of Nazi domination. Spliced together to form a documentary style film of both newsreel and ... See full summary »

Directors: Adrian Brunel, Brian Desmond Hurst, Michael Powell, Alexander Korda | Stars: Merle Oberon, Ralph Richardson, June Duprez, Flora Robson

Votes: 404

28. The World Moves On (1934)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.0
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Richard Girard is part of a New Orleans family working closely with the English Warburtons. When Richard meets Mary Warburton she is engaged to Erik von Gerardt. He does wed Mary but their time in America is financially difficult.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Madeleine Carroll, Franchot Tone, Reginald Denny, Sig Ruman

Votes: 256

29. Not Just a Game (2010 Video)

62 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.5
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This critique of U.S. sports culture shows how 20th-century sports has consistently reflected the hegemonic political discourse of the day, specifically, elite narratives about nationalism, war, gender, race, homosexuality and capitalism.

Director: Jeremy Earp | Star: Dave Zirin

Votes: 68

30. FTA (1972)

R | 97 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

6.3
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A documentary about a political troupe headed by actors Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland which traveled to towns near military bases in the US in the early 1970s. The group put on shows ... See full summary »

Director: Francine Parker | Stars: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Pamela Donegan, Len Chandler

Votes: 212

31. The Guns of August (1964)

100 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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Traces the origins and actions of World War I, from the funeral of Britain's King Edward VII to the Versailles Treaty.

Director: Nathan Kroll | Stars: Fritz Weaver, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Winston Churchill, Georges Clemenceau

Votes: 128

32. Kaigenrei (1973)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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A freestyle biopic of Ikki Kita, the ultranationalist intellectual whose ideas inspired the failed military coup in 1936.

Director: Yoshishige Yoshida | Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Yasuo Miyake, Akiko Kurano, Tadahiko Sugano

Votes: 259

33. Yôkô the Cherry Blossom (2015)

114 min | Drama

5.9
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What is more symbolic of Japan than sakura, the cherry blossom? This is the story of Masaaki Takaoka, a mid-twentieth century rural high school teacher, who worked on creating a specimen ... See full summary »

Director: Gen Takahashi | Stars: Su-Yeon Gu, Naomi Hase, Kyôko Hayami, Gen Idemitsu

Votes: 17

34. Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (1997 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Director: Frank Beyer | Stars: Harald Juhnke, Udo Samel, Elisabeth Trissenaar, Katharina Thalbach

Votes: 106

35. The Empire Files (2015– )

30 min | Documentary, News, Talk-Show

8.8
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Stars: Abby Martin, Atossa Abrahamian, Ali Al Ahmed, Jared Ball

Votes: 24

36. Eskapo (1995)

114 min | Drama, Thriller, Action

7.6
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Director: Chito S. Roño | Stars: Christopher De Leon, Richard Gomez, Dina Bonnevie, Ricky Davao

Votes: 33

37. Ôsone-ke no ashita (1946)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama

7.0
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A Japanese family weathers much hardship after their military uncle comes to live with them during WWII.

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Haruko Sugimura, Toshinosuke Nagao, Shin Tokudaiji, Mitsuko Miura

Votes: 172

38. Good Times, Wonderful Times (1966)

70 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.2
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Director: Lionel Rogosin | Star: Molly Parkin

Votes: 110

39. The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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Stars: Scott Armstrong, Richard Bissell, Carl Channel, Liz Chilsen

Votes: 30

40. Days of Revolt (2015– )

30 min | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Chris Hedges, Sabah Alnasseri, Eddie Conway, Ojore Lutalo

41. The Captain from Köpenick (1931)

107 min | Comedy

7.4
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Director: Richard Oswald | Stars: Max Adalbert, Ernst Dernburg, Willi Schur, Paul Wagner

Votes: 46

42. Nuclear Savage: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1 (2011)

87 min | Documentary

8.8
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A shocking political expose, and an intimate ethnographic portrait of Pacific Islanders struggling for survival, dignity and justice after decades of top-secret human radiation experiments conducted on them by the U.S. government.

Director: Adam Jonas Horowitz | Stars: Holly Barker, Steven V. Carey, Tony de Brum, Howard Hills

Votes: 26

43. É Preciso Não Ter Medo: Relatos de Carlos Marighella (2005 Video)

31 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Silvia Luisa Melo, Tayra Vasconcelos | Stars: Takao Amano, Frei Beto, Clara Charf, Maria Aparecida de Aquino

44. Sensô to heiwa (1947)

100 min | Drama

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His family believes him dead when a member of the Japanese imperial army deployed to China during the occupation of the latter by the former does not return home following the cessation of ... See full summary »

Directors: Tadashi Imai, Fumio Kamei, Satsuo Yamamoto | Stars: Ryô Ikebe, Yasuhiko Ishizu, Hajime Izu, Ichirô Sugai

45. Shmor Alai (2010)

14 min | Short, Drama, Horror

4.6
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On completing his training in a secret elite army unit, Eitan is taken out by mates from the unit to celebrate. During a night of drinking in Tel Aviv he learns things about the unit and ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Rozanov | Stars: Guy Kapulnik, Davidi Hoffman, Raz Weiner, Omri Tessler

Votes: 94

46. A Very Heavy Agenda (2015)

Documentary

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Stars: Dick Cheney, Hillary Clinton, Donald Kagan, Frederick Kagan

47. War Brides (1916)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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Joan is loved by a young man of the village and they are married. In a few weeks the husband, a soldier, is sent to the war-front along with his three brothers. Word is received that her ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Alla Nazimova, Charles Hutchison, Charles Bryant, William Bailey

Votes: 5

48. History of the National Security State (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 261 min | Documentary, History, War

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Stars: Tony Blair, George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Dwight D. Eisenhower

49. Militarismo y tortura (1969)

40 min | Short

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Director: Raoul Ruiz

50. Mitä nyt rauhanliike? - Hyvästi pasifismi (1971 TV Movie)

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Director: Seppo Jokipii | Star: Pentti Linkola