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1. Apocalypse Now (1979)

R | 153 min | Drama, War

8.5
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90 Metascore

During the U.S.-Viet Nam 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.

Writers: John Milius, Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Herr | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

2. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

3. The A-Team (2010)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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47 Metascore

A group of Iraq War veterans looks to clear their name with the U.S. military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.

Writers: Joe Carnahan, Brian Bloom, Skip Woods, Frank Lupo, Stephen J. Cannell | Director: Joe Carnahan | Stars: Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley, Jessica Biel

4. The Dreamers (2003)

NC-17 | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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62 Metascore

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.

Writer: Gilbert Adair | Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Michael Pitt, Louis Garrel, Eva Green, Anna Chancellor

5. Barbarella (1968)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.9
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In the far future, a highly sexual woman is tasked with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way she encounters various unusual people.

Writers: Jean-Claude Forest, Claude Brulé, Terry Southern, Roger Vadim, Vittorio Bonicelli, Clement Biddle Wood, Brian Degas, Tudor Gates | Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Milo O'Shea

6. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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Biography of Mohandas K. Gandhi, the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.

Writer: John Briley | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox

7. 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 try to stop.

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

8. The Thin Red Line (1998)

R | 170 min | Drama, War

7.6
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78 Metascore

Terrence Malick's adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.

Writers: James Jones, Terrence Malick | Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Elias Koteas

9. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

R | 145 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.2
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75 Metascore

The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.

Writers: Ron Kovic, Oliver Stone | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava, Josh Evans

10. In the Valley of Elah (2007)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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65 Metascore

A retired military investigator works with a police detective to uncover the truth behind his son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.

Writers: Paul Haggis, Mark Boal | Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Jonathan Tucker, Jason Patric

11. Amazing Grace (2006)

PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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65 Metascore

The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.

Writer: Steven Knight | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Albert Finney, Michael Gambon, Romola Garai

12. In a Better World (2010)

R | 119 min | Drama

7.7
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65 Metascore

The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.

Writers: Anders Thomas Jensen, Susanne Bier, Per Nielsen | Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm, Markus Rygaard, Wil Johnson

13. Straw Dogs (1971)

R | 113 min | Thriller

7.6
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A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment.

Writers: David Zelag Goodman, Sam Peckinpah, Gordon Williams | Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan, T.P. McKenna

14. Hair (1979)

PG | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.5
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68 Metascore

Claude leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly indoctrinated into the youth subculture and subsequently drafted.

Writers: Gerome Ragni, James Rado, Michael Weller | Director: Milos Forman | Stars: John Savage, Treat Williams, Beverly D'Angelo, Annie Golden

15. Catch-22 (1970)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
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A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.

Writers: Joseph Heller, Buck Henry | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel

16. Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)

G | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.2
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The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.

Writers: Paul Dehn, Pierre Boulle | Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman, Natalie Trundy

17. Tigerland (2000)

R | 101 min | Drama, War

7.0
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55 Metascore

A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971.

Writers: Ross Klavan, Michael McGruther | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis, Clifton Collins Jr., Tom Guiry

18. Angel (2007)

113 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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The rise and fall of a young eccentric British writer, in the early 20th century.

Writers: Elizabeth Taylor, François Ozon, Martin Crimp | Director: François Ozon | Stars: Romola Garai, Sam Neill, Lucy Russell, Michael Fassbender

19. Quo Vadis (1951)

TV-PG | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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A fierce Roman general becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emporer Nero.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, S.N. Behrman, Sonya Levien, Henryk Sienkiewicz | Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov

20. Sergeant York (1941)

Approved | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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A hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero.

Writers: Abem Finkel, Harry Chandlee, Howard Koch, John Huston, Alvin C. York, Tom Skeyhill | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, George Tobias

21. Foreign Correspondent (1940)

Not Rated | 120 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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On the eve of WWII, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London.

Writers: Charles Bennett, Joan Harrison, James Hilton, Robert Benchley | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders

22. Z (1969)

M | 127 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.1
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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.

Writers: Vasilis Vasilikos, Jorge Semprún | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jacques Perrin

23. Dear Wendy (2004)

Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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33 Metascore

A young boy in a nameless, timeless American town establishes a gang of youthful misfits united in their love of guns and their code of honor.

Writer: Lars von Trier | Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, Chris Owen, Bill Pullman

24. Love and Death (1975)

TV-MA | 85 min | Comedy, War

7.8
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In czarist Russia, a neurotic soldier and his distant cousin formulate a plot to assassinate Napoleon.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Georges Adet, Frank Adu

25. A Midnight Clear (1992)

R | 108 min | Drama, War

7.3
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Set in 1944 France, an American Intelligence Squad locates a German Platoon wishing to surrender rather than die in Germany's final war offensive. The two groups of men, isolated from the ... See full summary »

Writers: William Wharton, Keith Gordon | Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Peter Berg, Kevin Dillon, Arye Gross, Ethan Hawke

26. Friendly Persuasion (1956)

Unrated | 137 min | Drama, War, Western

7.5
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The pacifist attitude of a Quaker family is tested as a result of the American Civil War.

Writers: Jessamyn West, Michael Wilson | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Richard Eyer

27. Carrington (1995)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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Period piece. Very visually beautiful. The relationship dynamics are compelling and insightful.

Writers: Christopher Hampton, Michael Holroyd | Director: Christopher Hampton | Stars: Emma Thompson, Jonathan Pryce, Steven Waddington, Samuel West

28. Vincere (2009)

Unrated | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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85 Metascore

The story of Mussolini's secret lover, Ida Dalser, and their son Albino.

Writers: Marco Bellocchio, Daniela Ceselli | Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Filippo Timi, Fausto Russo Alesi, Michela Cescon

29. Regular Lovers (2005)

183 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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76 Metascore

1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail... See full summary »

Writers: Philippe Garrel, Arlette Langmann, Marc Cholodenko | Director: Philippe Garrel | Stars: Louis Garrel, Clotilde Hesme, Julien Lucas, Eric Rulliat

30. Genesis II (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Sci-Fi

6.2
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A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.

Writer: Gene Roddenberry | Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Alex Cord, Mariette Hartley, Ted Cassidy, Percy Rodrigues

31. The Boy with Green Hair (1948)

82 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.9
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This parable looks at public reaction when the hair of an American war orphan mysteriously turns green.

Writers: Ben Barzman, Alfred Lewis Levitt, Betsy Beaton | Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Robert Ryan, Barbara Hale, Dean Stockwell

32. The Dawn Patrol (1938)

Approved | 103 min | War, Drama

7.7
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British flying aces in World War I contend with the harsh realities of war.

Writers: Seton I. Miller, Dan Totheroh, John Monk Saunders | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, David Niven, Donald Crisp

33. Joe and Max (2002 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.8
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True story of boxers Joe Louis and Max Schmeling and their enduring friendship.

Writer: Jason Horwitch | Director: Steve James | Stars: Til Schweiger, Leonard Roberts, Richard Roundtree, David Paymer

34. A Single Woman (2008)

PG | 95 min | Biography

6.9
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A Single Woman is a distinct, lively portrait of Jeannette Rankin (the first American woman elected to Congress; also a suffragist, peace activist and reformer) that takes us from her ... See full summary »

Writer: Jeanmarie Simpson | Director: Kamala Lopez | Stars: Patricia Arquette, Karen Black, Traber Burns, Kate Connor

35. J'accuse! (1919)

166 min | Horror, War

7.0
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The story of two men, one married, the other the lover of the other's wife, who meet in the trenches of the First World War, and how their tale becomes a microcosm for the horrors of war.

Writer: Abel Gance | Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Romuald Joubé, Séverin-Mars, Maryse Dauvray, Maxime Desjardins

36. Ferdinand the Bull (1938)

Approved | 8 min | Comedy, Family, Animation

7.2
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Little Ferdinand would much rather smell the flowers than butt heads with the other cows. When the men come to choose the bull for the fight, Ferdinand accidentally sits on a bumblebee. The... See full summary »

Writers: Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson | Director: Dick Rickard | Stars: Don Wilson, Milt Kahl

37. O.K. (1970)

80 min | Drama, War

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Add a Plot

Writer: Michael Verhoeven | Director: Michael Verhoeven | Stars: Gustl Bayrhammer, Hartmut Becker, Senta Berger, Hanna Burgwitz

38. Insignificance (1985)

R | 110 min | Drama, Comedy

6.8
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Four 1950s icons meet in the same hotel room and two of them discover more in common between them than they ever anticipated.

Writer: Terry Johnson | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Gary Busey, Tony Curtis, Theresa Russell, Michael Emil

39. A Miami Tail (2003)

R | Comedy

3.4
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"A Miami Tail" is a contemporary version of Lysistrata, a classic Greek comedy by Aristophanes. "A Miami Tail" has Alicia (Trina) leading the women of Liberty City in a protest against gang... See full summary »

Writers: Colin Costello, Stephanie Alese Jorden | Director: Melvin James | Stars: Trina, Sommore, Neferteri Shepherd, Roxzane T. Mims

40. Idiot's Delight (1939)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.6
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A group of disparate travelers are caught are thrown together in a posh Alpine hotel when the borders are closed at the start of WWII.

Writer: Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Norma Shearer, Clark Gable, Edward Arnold, Charles Coburn

41. Mirage (1965)

Approved | 108 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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A New York man suffers amnesia. He soon learns that he's mixed up in a life-and-death situation, but what exactly is it?

Writers: Peter Stone, Howard Fast | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Gregory Peck, Diane Baker, Walter Matthau, Kevin McCarthy

42. 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

43. Bonhoeffer (2003)

93 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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Dramatic documentary about the young German pacifist and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer who resisted the Nazi regime and was hanged two weeks before World War II was over.

Writer: Martin Doblmeier | Director: Martin Doblmeier | Stars: Martin Doblmeier, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Adele Schmidt, Richard Mancini

44. Sadat (1983 TV Movie)

PG | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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The dramatization of the life of Egyptian leader Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat, from his early years as a young officer fighting the British to his assassination in 1981.

Writer: Lionel Chetwynd | Director: Richard Michaels | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., John Rhys-Davies, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Jeremy Kemp

45. Hum (1991)

184 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A wealthy and cruel businessman, Bhaktawar lord over a dockyard making all the workers his slaves. All the workers will work but no one will entail a salary, the union leader Tiger opposes ... See full summary »

Writers: Ravi Kapoor, Mohan Kaul, Kader Khan | Director: Mukul Anand | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Rajnikanth, Govinda, Kimi Katkar

46. Peace One Day (2004)

80 min | Documentary

7.7
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The story of Jeremy Gilley's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to sanction officially a day without conflict; a ceasefire day; a global day of Peace.

Writer: Jeremy Gilley | Director: Jeremy Gilley | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Kofi Annan, Jeremy Gilley, Judi Dench

47. Blastfighter (1984)

Unrated | 87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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A former policeman sets out to unleash violent vengeance upon deer poachers when they rape and kill his long lost daughter.

Writers: Luca De Rita, Massimo De Rita, Morando Morandini Jr., Dardano Sacchetti | Director: Lamberto Bava | Stars: Michael Sopkiw, Valentina Forte, George Eastman, Stefano Mingardo

48. I Accuse (1938)

95 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.1
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After serving in the trenches of World War I, Jean Diaz recoils with such horror that he renounces love and personal pleasure to immerse himself in scientific research, seeking a machine to... See full summary »

Writers: Abel Gance, Steve Passeur | Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Victor Francen, Line Noro, Marie Lou, Jean-Max

49. Earth II (1971 TV Movie)

G | 100 min | Sci-Fi

5.7
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Story of the daily operations of a space station called Earth II.

Writers: Allan Balter, William Read Woodfield | Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Gary Lockwood, Scott Hylands, Hari Rhodes, Anthony Franciosa

50. Forest of the Hanged (1965)

158 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.4
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In 1916, Romanian Apostol Bologa is an officer in the Habsburg Army. He's determined to do his duty, but he also hesitates between loyalty to the Habsburg Army and joining his Romanian brethren across enemy lines.

Writers: Titus Popovici, Liviu Rebreanu | Director: Liviu Ciulei | Stars: Victor Rebengiuc, Anna Széles, Stefan Ciubotarasu, György Kovács