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1. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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100 Metascore

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 214,391 | Gross: $44.82M

2. Thirteen Days (2000)

PG-13 | 145 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.3
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67 Metascore

A dramatization and a fictionalized account of the Kennedy administration's struggle to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Shawn Driscoll, Drake Cook

Votes: 47,931 | Gross: $34.59M

3. Autoreiji (2010)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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67 Metascore

The boss of a major crime syndicate orders his lieutenant to bring a rogue gang of drug traffickers in line, a job that gets passed on to his long-suffering subordinate.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Kippei Shîna, Ryo Kase, Fumiyo Kohinata

Votes: 10,019

4. Frontline (1983– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Stars: Will Lyman, Sarah Childress, Arun Rath, Martin Smith

Votes: 1,137

5. Katyn (2007)

121 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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81 Metascore

An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Andrzej Chyra, Maja Ostaszewska, Artur Zmijewski, Danuta Stenka

Votes: 13,380 | Gross: $0.12M

6. Cold War (1998)

1,120 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Anatoli Dobrynin, Robert McNamara, Vladimir Yerofeyev

Votes: 628

7. No End in Sight (2007)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary, War

8.3
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89 Metascore

A comprehensive look at the Bush Administration's conduct of the Iraq war and its occupation of the country.

Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Campbell Scott, Gerald Burke, Ali Fadhil, Omar Fekeiki

Votes: 7,609 | Gross: $1.43M

8. 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: 3,465

9. Countdown to Zero (2010)

PG | 91 min | Documentary

7.0
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70 Metascore

A documentary about how the likelihood of nuclear weapons (or fissile materials) usage has increased due to the rise of terrorism and lack of safeguards and verification.

Director: Lucy Walker | Stars: Graham Allison, James Baker III, Bruce Blair, Tony Blair

Votes: 2,029 | Gross: $0.27M

10. 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: 9,351 | Gross: $1.44M

11. The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

7.7
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72 Metascore

A film about the war crimes of the American diplomat, Henry Kissinger.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Brian Cox, Henry Kissinger, Anna Chennault, Amy Goodman

Votes: 1,811 | Gross: $0.52M

12. The Club (1980)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.0
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Boardroom and dressing-room intrigues spill on to the field at the Australian Rules football club.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Jack Thompson, Graham Kennedy, Frank Wilson, Harold Hopkins

Votes: 778

13. Man in a Cocked Hat (1959)

TV-PG | 88 min | Comedy

6.4
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A former British colony in dire need of economic aid tries to play the British against the Soviets in an attempt to secure economic aid from either side in return for political loyalty.

Directors: Roy Boulting, Jeffrey Dell | Stars: Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Luciana Paluzzi, Ian Bannen

Votes: 607

14. Le souper (1992)

90 min | Drama, History

7.4
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France, 1815. After his defeat at Waterloo, Napoleon heads for exile. Royalists occupy Paris and attempt to restore the monarchy. However, the battle doesn't seem to be over. On July 6, ... See full summary »

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Claude Brasseur, Claude Rich, Ticky Holgado

Votes: 429

15. The American President (2000– )

Documentary, History

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Stars: Walter Cronkite, Morley Safer, Andrew Young, Dale Bumpers

Votes: 49

16. Why Do People Hate Feminism? No. 12: Feminist Fundamentalists (2017 Video)

33 min | Short, News

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Carl Benjamin, aka Sargon of Akkad, uses footage of Chanty "Big Red" Binx to illustrate that feminism is a religion with its own fundamentalists.

Stars: Carl Benjamin, Emma Watson, Chanty Binx

17. Putin, Russia and the West (2011– )

60 min | Documentary

8.1
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Putin, Russia and the West is a four-part British documentary television series first shown in January and February 2012 on BBC Two about the relationship between Vladimir Putin's Russia ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Rupert Graves, Sergei Ivanov, Sergei Prikhodko, Condoleezza Rice

Votes: 285

18. Kosovo: Can You Imagine? (2009)

30 min | Documentary, Short, War

7.4
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In a land under international supervision, in the heart of Europe, at the beginning of the 21st century, in Kosovo, one man attempts to expose human rights violations unlike anything you can imagine.

Director: Boris Malagurski

Votes: 729

19. Rethink Afghanistan (2009)

Not Rated | 62 min | Documentary, War

6.9
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Rethink Afghanistan is a ground-breaking, full-length documentary focusing on the key issues surrounding the war. The film raises critical questions regarding Afghanistan. Segments of this ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Tariq Ali, Faiysal Alikhan, Andrew Bacevich, Robert Baer

Votes: 86

20. The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2008)

109 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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J. Robert Oppenheimer was a national hero, the brilliant scientist who during WWII led the scientific team that created the atomic bomb. But after the bomb brought the war to an end, in ... See full summary »

Director: David Grubin | Stars: Harold Agnew, Jeremy Bernstein, Robert Christy, Michael Cumpsty

Votes: 45

21. Alex Jones Explains the Star Wars Prequels (2017 Video)

7 min | Short, Comedy

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Carl Benjamin, aka Sargon of Akkad, is surprised and amused to find that Alex Jones's interpretation of the "Star Wars" prequels makes them sound more interesting than they actually are.

Stars: Carl Benjamin, Alex Jones

22. CIA: Guerres secrètes (2003 TV Movie)

156 min | Documentary

7.7
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The history of CIA told by previous directors and agents, and also some on the outside (like a former KGB director).

Director: William Karel | Stars: Robert Baer, Milton Bearden, Osama bin Laden, William Blum

Votes: 160

23. Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis (2001 Video)

48 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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This is a documentary about the historical context of the Cuban Missile Crisis, that is available on the DVD for the film, Thirteen Days (2000). Using archival footage and new interviews ... See full summary »

Director: Alita Holly | Stars: Sam Donaldson, Ernest R. May, Sergei Khrushchev, Marvin Kalb

Votes: 41

24. On the Brink: Doomsday (1997 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, War

6.9
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The A-Bomb, the H-Bomb, Cold War, Kennedy, Khrushchev, Yeltsin, Reagan...Who said that the world was a safe place?

Director: Gary Parker | Stars: Ed Green, Peter Roman, R. Cargill Hall, Vassily Reshetnikov

Votes: 17

25. Reichsgründung/Die nervöse Großmacht (2012 TV Movie)

180 min | History

7.2
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Director: Bernd Fischerauer | Stars: Torsten Lennie Münchow, Michael Mendl, Wolfgang M. Bauer, Bibiana Beglau

Votes: 13

26. Facing Berlin

Drama, History | Announced

President John F. Kennedy's firm stance against Soviet pressure to control and govern West Berlin becomes one of the many strengths of his Cold War administration. From the first 30 days in... See full summary »

Stars: Charlton Heston, Jacqueline Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon

27. Planspiel Atomkrieg - Raketenpoker um die Nachrüstung (2008 TV Movie)

45 min | History

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Director: Gabriele Trost | Stars: Viktor Cherkashin, Robert McFarlane, Hans Apel, Erhard Eppler

28. Iran, une puissance dévoilée (2009 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary

6.7
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Iran is on the rise after a century of political upheaval. For the first time, access has been granted to Iranian national archives and rare footage, looking back over 100 years of Iranian ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Michel Vecchiet | Stars: Abbas Abdi, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Osama bin Laden, Zbigniew Brzezinski

Votes: 34

29. Deh Namaki-ha (2008)

62 min | Documentary

6.9
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Pegah Ahangarani sets out to a one woman manhunt for Masoud Dehnamaki.

Director: Pegah Ahangarani | Stars: Akbar Abdi, Mohammad Ali Abtahi, Pegah Ahangarani, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Votes: 76

30. Henry Kissinger - Geheimnisse einer Supermacht (2008 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

6.3
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Director: Stephan Lamby | Stars: Salvador Allende, Carl Bernstein, Willy Brandt, Leonid Brezhnev

Votes: 16

31. Zwischen den Fronten - Die neuen Achsen der Macht (2008– )

100 min | Documentary

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Stars: Peter Scholl-Latour, Gero von Boehm, Billy Johnson, Victoria Ostin

Votes: 7

32. Dr. Teller's Very Large Bomb (2006 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

8.4
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As scientists race to perfect the atomic bomb, Dr. Teller has a bigger idea.

Director: Michael Lennick | Stars: Hans Bethe, Freeman Dyson, Reed Hadley, Richard Rhodes

Votes: 12

34. Our Friend Saddam (2003 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.8
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A documentary that examines relationship that US, French & German politicians had with Iraq dictator Saddam Hussein and how western countries supplied him with weapons.

Stars: Said Aburish, Jacques Attali, Tariq Aziz, Robert Byrd

Votes: 5