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1. The Terminal (2004)

PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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55 Metascore

An eastern immigrant finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Chi McBride, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 330,210 | Gross: $77.03M

2. Colonia (2015)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.1
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33 Metascore

A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody has ever escaped from.

Director: Florian Gallenberger | Stars: Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl, Michael Nyqvist, Richenda Carey

Votes: 32,988

3. Valkyrie (2008)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.1
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56 Metascore

A dramatization of the 20 July assassination and political coup plot by desperate renegade German Army officers against Hitler during World War II.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Carice van Houten, Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 197,179 | Gross: $83.08M

4. The Good Shepherd (2006)

R | 167 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.7
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61 Metascore

The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life.

Director: Robert De Niro | Stars: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 90,116 | Gross: $59.95M

5. Evita (1996)

PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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45 Metascore

The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Madonna, Jonathan Pryce, Antonio Banderas, Jimmy Nail

Votes: 30,442 | Gross: $50.05M

6. Princess Protection Program (2009 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.7
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A princess whose country has been invaded goes into hiding in Louisiana, where she has to learn to act like an ordinary teenager.

Director: Allison Liddi-Brown | Stars: Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Nicholas Braun, Molly Hagan

Votes: 16,421

7. The House of the Spirits (1993)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America in this adaptation of Isabel Allende's best-seller.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep, Maria Conchita Alonso, António Assunção

Votes: 17,961 | Gross: $6.27M

8. Missing (1982)

PG | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron, John Shea

Votes: 15,088 | Gross: $14.00M

9. Battle for Terra (2007)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.6
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54 Metascore

A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.

Director: Aristomenis Tsirbas | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Luke Wilson, Justin Long, Chad Allen

Votes: 10,387 | Gross: $1.65M

10. The Official Story (1985)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.

Director: Luis Puenzo | Stars: Norma Aleandro, Héctor Alterio, Chunchuna Villafañe, Hugo Arana

Votes: 5,750 | Gross: $0.03M

11. The Ugly American (1963)

120 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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An intelligent, articulate scholar, Harrison MacWhite, survives a hostile Senate confirmation hearing at the hands of conservatives to become ambassador to Sarkan, a southeast Asian country... See full summary »

Director: George Englund | Stars: Marlon Brando, Eiji Okada, Sandra Church, Pat Hingle

Votes: 1,471

12. Machuca (2004)

121 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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76 Metascore

Two boys observe a political coup in their native Chile.

Director: Andrés Wood | Stars: Matías Quer, Ariel Mateluna, Manuela Martelli, Aline Küppenheim

Votes: 9,615

13. Al-too-bi: Riteon too beiseu (2012)

113 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.1
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After he performs a dangerous dare-devil stunt at an air show, South Korean Air Force pilot Tae-hun is kicked out of the elite Black Eagles flying team and transferred to a combat unit ... See full summary »

Director: Dong-won Kim | Stars: Rain, Joon-sang Yoo, Seong-su Kim, Ha-na Lee

Votes: 1,315

14. Allende en su laberinto (2014)

90 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.0
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The last 7 hours of former President of Chile Salvador Allende, and his closest collaborators inside the Palace of La Moneda, during the brutal military coup d'etat on Sept. 11, 1973, the day democracy in Chile ended. Based on true events.

Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Daniel Muñoz, Aline Küppenheim, Horacio Videla, Juvel Vielma

Votes: 356

15. Four Days in September (1997)

R | 110 min | Action, Drama, History

7.4
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Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties. Cesare, however, is wounded and captured during... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Alan Arkin, Pedro Cardoso, Fernanda Torres, Luiz Fernando Guimarães

Votes: 3,872 | Gross: $0.31M

16. The Wonderful Country (1959)

Approved | 98 min | Romance, Western

6.3
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Having fled to Mexico from the U.S. many years ago for killing his father's murderer, Martin Brady travels to Texas to broker an arms deal for his Mexican boss, strongman Governor Cipriano ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill, Albert Dekker

Votes: 1,052

17. The Battle of Chile: Part I (1975)

Not Rated | 191 min | Documentary

8.3
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The chronicle of the political tension in Chile in 1973 and of the violent counter revolution against the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende.

Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Salvador Allende, Abilio Fernández

Votes: 864

18. Eve Dönüs (2006)

101 min | Drama

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September 1980. Mustafa 'Mehmet Ali Alabora' and his wife, who're both laborers are married for 5 years. The couple has nothing to do with politics and spend their days happily with their 3... See full summary »

Director: Ömer Ugur | Stars: Memet Ali Alabora, Sibel Kekilli, Altan Erkekli, Civan Canova

Votes: 1,367

19. Mercenaries (2011)

R | 97 min | Action, Drama

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Andy Marlow, an ex British S.A.S serviceman turned mercenary, is sent into the Balkans after a military coup has arisen to rescue a U.S ambassador and his aide.

Director: Paris Leonti | Stars: Robert Fucilla, Kirsty Mitchell, Robert James-Collier, Danny Sapani

Votes: 1,066

20. Salvador Allende (2004)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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From his childhood in Valparaiso to his death during the Pinochet military coup on September 11, 1973, the life and works of Chilean president Salvador Allende.

Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Salvador Allende, Patricio Guzmán, Jacques Bidou, Alejandro Gonzáles

Votes: 583

21. Sweet Country (1987)

R | 150 min | Drama, History

4.9
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Anna and Ben are settled in rural Chile in the early 1970's. They are very isolated and their only real friends are two Chilean sisters, Eva and Monica. When Ben is stranded in Santiago on ... See full summary »

Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Jane Alexander, John Cullum, Carole Laure, Franco Nero

Votes: 138

22. The Battle of Chile: Part II (1976)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

8.2
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Taking place during the Chilean Coup d'état in 1973, this film opens with the attempted military coup of June 1973, which is put down by troops loyal to the government. The left is divided ... See full summary »

Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Salvador Allende, Carlos Altamirano, Fernando Castillo, Luis Corvalán

Votes: 682

23. Loufa kai parallagi (1984)

99 min | Comedy

7.8
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The "adventures" of some friends during their military service.

Director: Nicos Perakis | Stars: Nikos Kalogeropoulos, Giorgos Kimoulis, Takis Spiridakis, Stavros Xenidis

Votes: 2,510

24. Il pleut sur Santiago (1975)

112 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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A semi-fictional account on the fatidic September 11, 1973, when the military commanded by General Pinochet took over the power from socialist president Salvador Allende, initiating a ... See full summary »

Director: Helvio Soto | Stars: John Abbey, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Bibi Andersson, Annie Girardot

Votes: 210

25. La república perdida (1983)

146 min | Documentary, History

7.1
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A history of Argentina's half century of coups and military governments.

Director: Miguel Pérez

Votes: 106

26. Cautiva (2003)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama

7.4
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59 Metascore

Cristina's life is thrown into turmoil when she is suddenly escorted from her strict Catholic school in Buenos Aires and told that she is really Sofía Lombardi, the daughter of activists ... See full summary »

Director: Gaston Biraben | Stars: Bárbara Lombardo, Susana Campos, Hugo Arana, Osvaldo Santoro

Votes: 610

27. The Black Pimpernel (2007)

R | 95 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.4
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The story about Swedish ambassador in Chile - Harald Edelstam - and his heroic actions to protect the innocent people from the execution during and after the military coup on September 11th 1973. We travel with Edelstam during the terrible moments just after the coup and follows his never-ending fight for human rights, law and order. What drove him? And what price did he end up paying for his ... See full summary »

Directors: Åsa Faringer, Ulf Hultberg | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Lumi Cavazos, Kate del Castillo, Lisa Werlinder

Votes: 671

28. The Battle of Chile: Part III (1979)

80 min | Documentary

7.9
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Completed two years after The Battle of Chile: Part I (1975) and The Battle of Chile: Part II (1976), this film deals with the creation of thousands of local groups of "popular power" by ... See full summary »

Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Salvador Allende, Abilio Fernández

Votes: 528

29. Morgan Pålsson - världsreporter (2008)

84 min | Comedy

5.5
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Bumbling TV journalist find himself reporting from a coup d'etat in Africa.

Director: Fredrik Boklund | Stars: Anders Jansson, Johan Wester, Karim Rasheed, Suzanne Reuter

Votes: 1,941

30. Les Patterson Saves the World (1987)

98 min | Comedy

4.8
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Fat middle aged 24/7 drunkard Les Patterson (Barry Humphries) represents Australia at the UN where his fart literally incinerates an Arab ambassador. Patterson is reassigned to the Middle ... See full summary »

Director: George Miller | Stars: Barry Humphries, Pamela Stephenson, Thaao Penghlis, Andrew Clarke

Votes: 231

31. Su excelencia (1967)

Unrated | 133 min | Comedy, Drama

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Lopez, treated derisively by all as Lopitos, is a humble but loyal citizen of Los Cocos Republic, working as an assistant at the chancellery, helping to process visas. Through a sudden ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Cantinflas, Sonia Infante, Guillermo Zetina, Tito Junco

Votes: 440

32. Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock & Roll (2014)

Unrated | 105 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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79 Metascore

Through the eyes, words, and songs of its popular music stars of the 50s, 60s, and 70s, 'Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock & Roll' examines and unravels Cambodia's tragic ... See full summary »

Director: John Pirozzi | Stars: Norodom Sirivudh, Norodom Sihanouk, Sisowath Kossamak, Samley Hong

Votes: 213 | Gross: $0.12M

33. Chile, the Obstinate Memory (1997)

59 min | Documentary

8.0
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After decades of fascist rule in Chile, Patricio Guzman returns to his country to screen his documentary, Battle of Chile, which until the time of the filming was banned by authorities. His... See full summary »

Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Patricio Guzmán, Vincent Davy, Hortensia Allende, José Balmes

Votes: 229

34. Four Days of Snow and Blood (1989)

114 min | Action, Drama, War

6.7
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Based on the "2.26 Incident", an attempted coup d'état in Japan 1936, launched by radical ultra-nationalist parts of the military. Several leading politicians were killed and the center of ... See full summary »

Director: Hideo Gosha | Stars: Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Tomokazu Miura, Masahiro Motoki, Katsutoshi Arata

Votes: 103

35. La Lección de Pintura (2011)

85 min

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Director: Pablo Perelman | Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Verónica Sánchez, Juan José Susacassa, Matías Vera

Votes: 84

36. Dawson Isla 10 (2009)

117 min | Drama

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After the 1973 coup that deposed Allende and brought Pinochet to power in Chile, the former members of his cabinet are imprisoned on Dawson Island, the world's southernmost concentration ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Benjamín Vicuña, Bertrand Duarte, Pablo Krögh, Cristián de la Fuente

Votes: 280

37. Les rebelles du foot (2012 TV Movie)

92 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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Perhaps a movie with Eric Cantona in it

Directors: Gilles Perez, Gilles Rof | Stars: Eric Cantona, Didier Drogba, Carlos Caszely, Rachid Mekhloufi

Votes: 93

38. Las autonosuyas (1983)

89 min | Comedy

5.1
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Director: Rafael Gil | Stars: Alfredo Landa, María Casanova, Manolo Codeso, Fernando Sancho

Votes: 78

39. Pasos (2005)

104 min | Drama

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Director: Federico Luppi | Stars: Alberto Jiménez, Ana Fernández, Eva Cobo, Fabián Vena

Votes: 43

40. La ciudad de los fotógrafos (2006)

80 min | Documentary

8.0
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A film about the fearless photographers and photojournalists who documented strikes, demonstrations, protests etc during the Chilean military regime of Augusto Pinochet, sometimes risking their very lives.

Director: Sebastián Moreno | Stars: Verónica De Negri, José Durán, Paz Errázuriz, Julia Garrido

Votes: 126

41. El ángel de la guarda (1996)

78 min | Comedy

5.9
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Director: Santiago Matallana | Stars: Manuel Alexandre, Zoe Berriatúa, Amparo Soler Leal, Marta Fernández Muro

Votes: 20

42. Acta General de Chile (1986)

240 min | Documentary

8.3
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Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Hortensia Allende, Salvador Allende, Fidel Castro, Joan Garcés

Votes: 22

43. Noch nad Chili (1977)

111 min

7.5
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Directors: Sebastián Alarcón, Aleksandr Kosarev | Stars: Grigore Grigoriu, Bakhram Akramov, Nartay Begalin, Olegar Fedoro

Votes: 31

44. Chile: Hasta Cuando? (1986)

57 min | Documentary

6.5
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Filmmakers enters Chile in 1985, one of the cruelest years of Augusto Pinochet right-wing military dictatorship. With the excuse of documenting religion and Viña del Mar Festival, they witness the truth about Chile under Pinochet.

Director: David Bradbury | Stars: Salvador Allende, Marion Campbell, John Denver, Berta Echegoyen

Votes: 24

45. Fidel Castro: A Life of Revolution (2010 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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The life and career of the Cuban revolutionary and leader.

Director: Terence McKenna | Stars: Jon Lee Anderson, Fulgencio Batista, Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn Carter

Votes: 6

46. El derecho de vivir en paz (1999)

100 min | Documentary

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Director: Carmen Luz Parot | Stars: Joan Jara, Víctor Jara

Votes: 26

47. La república perdida II (1986)

140 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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A history of Argentina's last military dictatorship (1976-1983).

Director: Miguel Pérez | Stars: Aldo Barbero, Rita Cortese

Votes: 72

48. Inside the CIA (1987)

Documentary, History

8.5
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A controversial three part critical documentary on the history of the CIA.

Director: Allan Francovich | Stars: Carl Acker, Philip Agee, Laura Allende, Daid Bufkin

Votes: 6

49. Nae Pasaran (2013)

14 min | Documentary, Short, History

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A group of former factory workers are reunited to tell the story of how they played their part in standing up to the military coup in Chile in 1974 while carrying out their job in Scotland.

Director: Felipe Bustos Sierra | Stars: Felipe Bustos Sierra, Bob Fulton, John Keenan, Robert Somerville

50. A Promise to the Dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman (2007)

91 min | Documentary

8.1
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A Promise to the Dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman is an exploration of exile, memory, longing and democracy through the words and memories of playwright/author/activist Ariel ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Raymont | Stars: Salvador Allende, Michelle Bachelet, Hugo Chávez, Rafael Correa

Votes: 56