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1. Pearl Harbor (2001)

PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, History

6.1
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44 Metascore

A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott

Votes: 264,992 | Gross: $198.54M

2. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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62 Metascore

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

Votes: 93,475 | Gross: $22.24M

3. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Approved | 111 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.9
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81 Metascore

Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, robbing cars and banks.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman

Votes: 83,514

4. Defiance (I) (2008)

R | 137 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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58 Metascore

Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and about 1,000 Jewish non-combatants.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell, Alexa Davalos

Votes: 120,882 | Gross: $28.62M

5. Giant (1956)

Approved | 201 min | Drama, Western

7.7
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Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker

Votes: 27,431

6. In Harm's Way (1965)

Approved | 165 min | Drama, War

7.3
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A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon

Votes: 6,496

7. The Great Debaters (2007)

PG-13 | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.6
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65 Metascore

A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.

Director: Denzel Washington | Stars: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker

Votes: 49,264 | Gross: $30.23M

8. Bright Road (1953)

Approved | 68 min | Drama, Music

6.5
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Based on the story, "See How They Run," which ran in the June, 1951 issue of "The Ladies' Home Journal" and subsequently won that year's Christopher Award. The story was written by Mary ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Dorothy Dandridge, Philip Hepburn, Harry Belafonte, Barbara Randolph

Votes: 360

9. The American President (1995)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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67 Metascore

Comedy-drama about a widowed U.S. president and a lobbyist who fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception" and sparks fly anyway.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen, Michael J. Fox

Votes: 44,327 | Gross: $65.00M

10. Out Cold (2001)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Sport

6.3
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22 Metascore

A snowboarder's plans for his own snowboard park go awry when an ex-girlfriend returns to town.

Directors: Brendan Malloy, Emmett Malloy | Stars: Flex Alexander, David Denman, A.J. Cook, Caroline Dhavernas

Votes: 14,944 | Gross: $13.90M

11. Dave (1993)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance is put in his place.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella, Kevin Dunn

Votes: 42,021 | Gross: $63.27M

12. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

8.0
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A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey, Jack Carson

Votes: 56,208

13. The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (1976 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Based on a true story, Tod Lubitch is born with a deficient immune system (which is unlike being born with AIDS). As such, he must spend the rest of his life in a completely sterile ... See full summary »

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: John Travolta, Glynnis O'Connor, Robert Reed, Diana Hyland

Votes: 3,578

14. Damien: Omen II (1978)

R | 107 min | Horror

6.3
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Damien the Antichrist, now thirteen years old, finally learns of his destiny under the guidance of an unholy disciple of Satan. Meanwhile dark forces begin to eliminate all those who suspect the child's true identity.

Directors: Don Taylor, Mike Hodges | Stars: William Holden, Lee Grant, Jonathan Scott-Taylor, Robert Foxworth

Votes: 23,370

15. Amen. (2002)

Unrated | 132 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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57 Metascore

During WWII SS officer Kurt Gerstein tries to inform Pope Pius XII about Jews being sent to extermination camps. Young Jesuit priest Riccardo Fontana helps him in the difficult mission to inform the world.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Mathieu Kassovitz, Ulrich Mühe, Michel Duchaussoy

Votes: 11,496 | Gross: $0.27M

16. Under the Rainbow (1981)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

5.4
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A visiting dignitary, a CIA agent, a Nazi spy, Japanese tourists, an assassin and a group of "midget" actors from The Wizard of Oz (1939) all check into an elite Los Angeles hotel called Under the Rainbow.

Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Chevy Chase, Carrie Fisher, Eve Arden, Joseph Maher

Votes: 2,165 | Gross: $8.50M

17. Holiday Inn (1942)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale

Votes: 9,326

18. B.F.'s Daughter (1948)

Passed | 108 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Wealthy Polly Fulton marries a progressive scholar whose attitudes toward capitalism and acquired wealth puts their marriage in jeopardy.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Charles Coburn, Richard Hart

Votes: 463

19. The Palm Beach Story (1942)

Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire.

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallee

Votes: 8,811

20. Mother Night (1996)

R | 114 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.

Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Nick Nolte, Sheryl Lee, Alan Arkin, Bernard Behrens

Votes: 4,319 | Gross: $0.39M

21. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)

G | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Monty Woolley, Richard Travis

Votes: 5,304

22. Crossfire (1947)

Unrated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of soldiers just out of the army. But which one? And why?

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame

Votes: 5,697

23. Come See the Paradise (1990)

R | 138 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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Portraying one of the shadier details of American history, this is the story of Jack McGurn, who comes to Los Angeles in 1936. He gets a job at a movie theatre in Little Tokyo and falls in ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Tamlyn Tomita, Sab Shimono, Shizuko Hoshi

Votes: 2,141 | Gross: $0.85M

24. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama

6.7
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73 Metascore

Set during World War II, an upper-class family begins to fall apart due to the conservative nature of the patriarch and the progressive values of his children.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Saundra McClain, Margaret Welsh

Votes: 2,367 | Gross: $7.70M

25. The Hi-Lo Country (1998)

R | 114 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.1
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An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big Boy ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Billy Crudup, Woody Harrelson, Patricia Arquette, Cole Hauser

Votes: 3,747 | Gross: $0.16M

26. Wake Island (1942)

Approved | 87 min | Action, Drama, War

7.0
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December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, Macdonald Carey, William Bendix

Votes: 1,417

27. Guizi lai le (2000)

139 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.3
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70 Metascore

During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town. The owner is bullied into keeping the prisoners until the next New Year, at which time... See full summary »

Director: Wen Jiang | Stars: Wen Jiang, Kenya Sawada, Hongbo Jiang, Teruyuki Kagawa

Votes: 5,185 | Gross: $0.02M

28. Die Wannseekonferenz (1984 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama, History

7.9
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A precise, real-time (exactly 85 minutes - the length of the actual event) reenactment of the infamous Wannsee Conference, a meeting called in January, 1942 to map out the implementation of... See full summary »

Director: Heinz Schirk | Stars: Dietrich Mattausch, Gerd Böckmann, Friedrich G. Beckhaus, Robert Atzorn

Votes: 731

29. Silent Night (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.7
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Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and ... See full summary »

Director: Rodney Gibbons | Stars: Linda Hamilton, Matthew Harbour, Romano Orzari, Alain Goulem

Votes: 1,136

30. Pressure Point (1962)

91 min | Drama

7.2
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A black prison psychiatrist is assigned the distasteful task of helping a paranoid American Nazi charged with sedition.

Directors: Hubert Cornfield, Stanley Kramer | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Bobby Darin, Peter Falk, Carl Benton Reid

Votes: 971

31. Cristo si è fermato a Eboli (1979)

150 min | Drama

7.8
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In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to ... See full summary »

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Paolo Bonacelli, Alain Cuny, Lea Massari

Votes: 1,459

32. Desperate Journey (1942)

Approved | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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When the crew of a downed British bomber escape from their Nazi captors with Top Secret intelligence, they make a desperate journey to get out of Germany alive.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Ronald Reagan, Nancy Coleman, Raymond Massey

Votes: 1,569

33. Haven (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 180 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and ... See full summary »

Director: John Gray | Stars: Natasha Richardson, Colm Feore, Henry Czerny, Sheila McCarthy

Votes: 349

34. 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: 1,221

35. A Christmas Memory (1997 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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A boy, Buddy, whose parents have split and whose mother is an actress in New York, has been dumped in the south at the small-town home of some older cousins, all of whom are unmarried. ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Patty Duke, Piper Laurie, Jeffrey DeMunn, Anita Gillette

Votes: 352

36. Alan & Naomi (1992)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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Set in the forties. A young Jewish boy is called on by his parents to help a young girl come out of her shell, imposed after she watched her father die at the hands of the Nazis.

Director: Sterling Van Wagenen | Stars: Lukas Haas, Vanessa Zaoui, Michael Gross, Amy Aquino

Votes: 341 | Gross: $0.26M

37. 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.

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

Votes: 862

38. WWII from Space (2012 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.5
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The events of World War II from 1941 onward are depicted from the perspective of space.

Director: Simon George | Stars: Corey Johnson, Kevin Farrell, Geoffrey Wawro, Conrad Crane

Votes: 237

39. Meet the People (1944)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.9
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A idealistic shipyard worker interests a beautiful Hollywood star in staging a musical tribute to the war industry, but they disagree on some important issues.

Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Lucille Ball, Dick Powell, Virginia O'Brien, Bert Lahr

Votes: 242

40. Inglorious Bumblers (2009 Video)

Unrated | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.4
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Add a Plot

Director: William Cheney | Stars: Jeremy Hill, Mike Konik, Dirk Benedict, Geoff Eyers

Votes: 26

41. Paternal Instinct (2004)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Romance

7.3
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65 Metascore

Two boys in search of a surrogate mother for their child.

Director: Murray Nossel | Stars: Erik, Mark Eisenhardt, Barbara Eisenhardt, Larry

Votes: 81

42. Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (1983)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Documentary

8.5
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A compilation of out-takes from the movies.

Directors: Ron Blackman, Bruce Goldstein, Stanley Sheff | Stars: Gig Young, Bud Abbott, Walter Abel, Katharine Alexander

Votes: 119

43. The Royal Rodeo (1939)

Approved | 15 min | Short, Musical, Romance

5.2
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A young monarch, bored with responsibility and craving excitement, invites a traveling rodeo show to perform at his palace.

Director: George Amy | Stars: John Payne, Lucile Fairbanks, Cliff Edwards, Scotty Beckett

Votes: 149

44. The Einstein Factor (2004– )
Episode: 2009 Series B: Playoff 1 (2009)

Game-Show

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The three previous heat winners play for a place in the series final.

Director: John Smith | Stars: Peter Berner, Barry Jones, Robert Bell, Jean Kittson

45. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
Episode: Fifty Ships (2003)

TV-14 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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After Foyle is a guest at a friend's home at a dinner for an important American diplomat, a suicide victim and German agent both are discovered near the house.

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Honeysuckle Weeks, Rebecca Johnson, Steven O'Donnell, Marlene Sidaway

Votes: 360

46. Pawn Stars (2009– )
Episode: Funny Money (2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Reality-TV

6.7
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Get boxed in with the Pawn Stars as they check out an original work by Pablo Picasso. Will the guys shell out some green, or leave the seller feeling blue? Then, a guy moseys in with a saddle used by John Wayne in the movie "True Grit.

Director: Jonathan Wyche | Stars: Corey Harrison, Richard Harrison, Rick Harrison, Austin 'Chumlee' Russell

Votes: 21

47. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Hallowe'en Party (2010)

TV-14 | 89 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.9
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During a village's Hallowe'en party, a young girl boasts of having witnessed a murder from years before. No one believes her tale until her body is found later on in the evening, drowned in the apple-bobbing bucket.

Director: Charlie Palmer | Stars: David Suchet, Amelia Bullmore, Zoë Wanamaker, Deborah Findlay

Votes: 1,023

48. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Illegitimate (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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The DA's office tries to prove that a businessman who believes that he is the illegitimate son of President Kennedy was the mastermind of a plot that ended with three dead bodies.

Director: Joshua Marston | Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Anthony Anderson, S. Epatha Merkerson, Linus Roache

Votes: 90

49. The Pacific (2010– )
Episode: Melbourne (2010)

TV-MA | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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After arduous months in Guadalcanal, exhausted marines are given rest and recreation in Melbourne, where they find the girls friendly and the beer cold.

Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello, Jon Seda, Joshua Bitton

Votes: 1,211

50. Modern Marvels (1993– )
Episode: Mount Rushmore (1996)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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The story of Mount Rushmore is set against the backdrop of events and the changing mood of America which influenced the final sculpture. This program is as much a tribute to the dream of ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Scheftel | Stars: William O. Farber, James Popovich, Harlan Saperstein, Howard Shaff

Votes: 34