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1. Valkyrie (2008)

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

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.

Writers: Christopher McQuarrie, Nathan Alexander | Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Carice van Houten, Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 176,702

2. The Terminal (2004)

PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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55 Metascore

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

Writers: Andrew Niccol, Sacha Gervasi, Jeff Nathanson | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Chi McBride, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 290,476

3. 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.

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

Votes: 85,319

4. 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.

Writers: Tim Rice, Alan Parker, Oliver Stone | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Madonna, Jonathan Pryce, Antonio Banderas, Jimmy Nail

Votes: 28,657

5. Princess Protection Program (2009 TV Movie)

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

5.6
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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.

Writers: Annie DeYoung, David Morgasen | Director: Allison Liddi-Brown | Stars: Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Nicholas Braun, Molly Hagan

Votes: 13,187

6. 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.

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

Votes: 16,189

7. Missing (1982)

R | 122 min | Drama, History, Mystery

7.8
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When an idealistic writer disappears during the Right Wing military coup in 1973 Chile, his wife and American businessman father try to find him.

Writers: Costa-Gavras, Donald Stewart, Thomas Hauser | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron, John Shea

Votes: 13,179

8. Battle for Terra (2007)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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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.

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

Votes: 9,808

9. 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 »

Writers: William J. Lederer, Eugene Burdick, Stewart Stern | Director: George Englund | Stars: Marlon Brando, Eiji Okada, Sandra Church, Pat Hingle

Votes: 1,285

10. Mercenaries (2011)

R | 97 min | Action, Drama

3.6
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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.

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

Votes: 1,051

11. The Official Story (1985)

R | 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.

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

Votes: 5,053

12. 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 »

Writers: Robert Ardrey, Tom Lea | Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill, Albert Dekker

Votes: 847

13. Machuca (2004)

121 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

Two boys observe a political coup in their native Chile.

Writers: Roberto Brodsky, Mamoun Hassan, Andrés Wood | Director: Andrés Wood | Stars: Matías Quer, Ariel Mateluna, Manuela Martelli, Aline Küppenheim

Votes: 8,808

14. Soar Into the Sun (2012)

113 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.0
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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 »

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

Votes: 1,184

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 »

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

Votes: 3,589

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

105 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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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: 160

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

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.

Writers: Jose Bartolome, Pedro Chaskel, Federico Elton, Julio García Espinosa, Patricio Guzmán | Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Salvador Allende, Abilio Fernández

Votes: 633

18. Eve Dönüs (2006)

101 min | Drama

6.8
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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 »

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

Votes: 1,199

19. Su excelencia (1967)

Unrated | 133 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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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 »

Writers: Marco A. Almazán, Cantinflas, Carlos León | Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Cantinflas, Sonia Infante, Guillermo Zetina, Tito Junco

Votes: 392

20. Salvador Allende (2004)

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.

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

Votes: 535

21. 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 »

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

Votes: 211

22. The Black Pimpernel (2007)

R | 95 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 639

23. 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 »

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

Votes: 133

24. Captive (2003)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama

7.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 570

25. Loaf and Camouflage (1984)

99 min | Comedy

7.9
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The "adventures" of some friends during their military service.

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

Votes: 1,954

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

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 »

Writers: Jose Bartolome, Pedro Chaskel, Federico Elton, Julio García Espinosa, Patricio Guzmán | Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Salvador Allende, Carlos Altamirano, Fernando Castillo, Luis Corvalán

Votes: 491

27. Rain over 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 »

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

Votes: 188

28. 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.

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

Votes: 1,755

29. Four Days of Snow and Blood (1989)

114 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 89

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

80 min | Documentary

7.9
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Completed two years after _Batalla de Chile: La insurrección de la burguesía, La (1975)_ and _Batalla de Chile: El golpe de estado, La (1977)_, this film deals with the creation of ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 380

31. Chile, the Obstinate Memory (1997)

59 min | Documentary

7.9
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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: 195

32. La ciudad de los fotógrafos (2006)

80 min | Documentary

8.1
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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.

Writers: Claudia Barril, Nona Fernández, Sebastián Moreno | Director: Sebastián Moreno | Stars: Verónica De Negri, José Durán, Paz Errázuriz, Julia Garrido

Votes: 109

33. Les rebelles du foot (2012 TV Movie)

92 min | Documentary

7.8
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Directors: Gilles Perez, Gilles Rof | Stars: Eric Cantona, Didier Drogba, Carlos Caszely, Rachid Mekhloufi

Votes: 77

34. A Painting Lesson (2011)

85 min

7.5
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Writer: Pablo Perelman | Director: Pablo Perelman | Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Verónica Sánchez, Juan José Susacassa, Matías Vera

Votes: 78

35. Acta General de Chile (1986)

240 min | Documentary

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

Votes: 20

36. Las autonosuyas (1983)

89 min | Comedy

4.9
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Writer: Fernando Vizcaíno Casas | Director: Rafael Gil | Stars: Alfredo Landa, María Casanova, Manolo Codeso, Fernando Sancho

Votes: 74

37. The Lost Republic (1983)

146 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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A history of Argentina's half century of coups and military governments.

Writer: Luis Gregorich | Director: Miguel Pérez

Votes: 95

38. Pasos (2005)

104 min | Drama

6.0
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Writer: Susana Hornos | Director: Federico Luppi | Stars: Alberto Jiménez, Ana Fernández, Eva Cobo, Fabián Vena

Votes: 42

39. Noch nad Chili (1977)

111 min

7.1
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Writers: Sebastián Alarcón, Sergei Mukhin | Directors: Sebastián Alarcón, Aleksandr Kosarev | Stars: Nartay Begalin, Olegar Fedoro, Grigore Grigoriu

Votes: 28

40. Chile: Hasta Cuando? (1986)

57 min | Documentary

6.8
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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.

Writers: Bob Connolly, Eleanor Hall, Robin Judge, Sharon Kells, Andree Wright | Director: David Bradbury | Stars: Salvador Allende, Marion Campbell, John Denver, Berta Echegoyen

Votes: 22

41. Inside the CIA (1987)

Documentary, History

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

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

42. El ángel de la guarda (1996)

78 min | Comedy

5.7
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Writer: Santiago Matallana | Director: Santiago Matallana | Stars: Manuel Alexandre, Zoe Berriatúa, Amparo Soler Leal, Marta Fernández Muro

Votes: 19

43. The Lost Republic II (1986)

140 min | Documentary, History, War

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

Writers: Miguel Pérez, María Elena Walsh | Director: Miguel Pérez | Stars: Aldo Barbero, Rita Cortese

Votes: 68

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

91 min | Documentary

8.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 56

45. Estadio Nacional (2003)

90 min | Documentary

7.9
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After a military coup overthrew the democratically elected Socialist government of Chile on September 11, 1973, the capital's National Stadium was the scene of the indiscriminate mass detentions of more than 12,000 suspected dissidents.

Writer: Carmen Luz Parot | Director: Carmen Luz Parot

Votes: 45

46. Santiago Files (2011)

70 min | Documentary

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President Salvador Allende's topple from Chile's unstable government and the CIA's involvement in the September Coup that would turn the South American socialist country into a dictatorship.

Writer: Cetywa Powell | Director: Cetywa Powell | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Beatriz Allende, Isabel Allende, Salvador Allende

47. 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

48. El derecho de vivir en paz (1999)

100 min | Documentary

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

Votes: 24

49. Raising Flames (2014)

Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Drama, History

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Some extraordinary citizen unrest instigates General Boris to assume supreme power of the state. Brigadier General Andrei, will not be swayed to corruption, and remains true to the ideals established by The Father of the Nation.

Writer: Rezwan Shahriar Sumit | Director: Rezwan Shahriar Sumit | Stars: Carson Grant, Michael Gentile, Mark Coffin, Adrian Centoni

50. Lördags Chile (1974 TV Short)

23 min | Documentary, Short

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Writers: Peter Nestler, Zsêka Nestler | Director: Peter Nestler