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1. Pearl Harbor (2001)

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

6.0
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44 Metascore

Pearl Harbor follows the story of two best friends, Rafe and Danny, and their love lives as they go off to join the war.

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

2. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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60 Metascore

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

Writers: J.G. Ballard, Tom Stoppard | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

3. J. Edgar (2011)

R | 137 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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59 Metascore

J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life.

Writer: Dustin Lance Black | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Josh Hamilton

4. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Approved | 111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.9
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81 Metascore

A somewhat romanticized account of the career of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang.

Writers: David Newman, Robert Benton | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman

5. Doubt (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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68 Metascore

A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.

Writer: John Patrick Shanley | Director: John Patrick Shanley | Stars: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis

6. The Great Debaters (2007)

PG-13 | 126 min | Biography, Drama

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.

Writers: Robert Eisele, Jeffrey Porro, Tony Scherman | Director: Denzel Washington | Stars: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker

7. Giant (1956)

Approved | 201 min | Drama, Romance

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

Writers: Edna Ferber, Fred Guiol, Ivan Moffat | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker

8. 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.

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

9. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Crime

8.1
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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.

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Joseph Kesselring | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey, Jack Carson

10. 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.

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

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.

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

12. Damien: Omen II (1978)

R | 107 min | Horror

6.2
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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.

Writers: Harvey Bernhard, David Seltzer, Stanley Mann, Mike Hodges | Directors: Don Taylor, Mike Hodges | Stars: William Holden, Lee Grant, Jonathan Scott-Taylor, Robert Foxworth

13. 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.

Writers: Claude Binyon, Elmer Rice, Irving Berlin | Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale

14. 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 »

Writers: Douglas Day Stewart, Joe Morgenstern | Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: John Travolta, Glynnis O'Connor, Robert Reed, Diana Hyland

15. 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.

Writers: Wendell Mayes, James Bassett | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon

16. 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?

Writers: John Paxton, Richard Brooks | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame

17. 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 »

Writers: Max Evans, Walon Green | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Billy Crudup, Woody Harrelson, Patricia Arquette, Cole Hauser

18. 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.

Writers: Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Robert B. Weide | Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Nick Nolte, Sheryl Lee, Alan Arkin, Bernard Behrens

19. The Palm Beach Story (1942)

Passed | 88 min | Romance, Comedy

7.9
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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.

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

20. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama

6.7
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73 Metascore

It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge ... See full summary »

Writers: Evan S. Connell, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Saundra McClain, Margaret Welsh

21. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)

Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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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.

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, George S. Kaufman, Moss Hart | Director: William Keighley | Stars: Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Monty Woolley, Richard Travis

22. Amen. (2002)

Unrated | 132 min | Crime, Drama, War

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 concentration camps. Young Jesuit priest Riccardo Fontana gives him a hand.

Writers: Costa-Gavras, Jean-Claude Grumberg, Rolf Hochhuth | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Mathieu Kassovitz, Ulrich Mühe, Michel Duchaussoy

23. The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference (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 »

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

24. 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.

Writers: W.R. Burnett, Frank Butler | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, Macdonald Carey, William Bendix

25. Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)

150 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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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 »

Writers: Carlo Levi, Francesco Rosi, Tonino Guerra, Raffaele La Capria | Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Gian Maria Volonté, Paolo Bonacelli, Alain Cuny, Lea Massari

26. 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 »

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

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

Approved | 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.

Writers: John P. Marquand, Luther Davis | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Charles Coburn, Richard Hart

28. Come See the Paradise (1990)

R | 138 min | Drama, History, Romance

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 »

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

29. A Christmas Memory (1997 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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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 »

Writers: Truman Capote, Duane Poole | Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Patty Duke, Piper Laurie, Jeffrey DeMunn, Anita Gillette

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.

Writers: Hubert Cornfield, S. Lee Pogostin, Robert M. Lindner | Directors: Hubert Cornfield, Stanley Kramer | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Bobby Darin, Peter Falk, Carl Benton Reid

31. In the Year of the Pig (1968)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, History, 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

32. Devils on the Doorstep (2000)

139 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.2
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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 »

Writers: Wen Jiang, Haiying Li, Xing Liu, Jianquan Shi, Ping Shu, Fengwei You | Director: Wen Jiang | Stars: Wen Jiang, Kenya Sawada, Yihong Jiang, Teruyuki Kagawa

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. Silent Night (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.8
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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 »

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

35. 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.

Writer: Arthur T. Horman | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Ronald Reagan, Nancy Coleman, Raymond Massey

36. 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.

Writers: Sol Barzman, Ben Barzman, Louis Lantz, Sig Herzig, Fred Saidy | Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Lucille Ball, Dick Powell, Virginia O'Brien, Bert Lahr

37. Alan & Naomi (1992)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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Based on the book by Myron Levoy.

Writers: Myron Levoy, Jordan Horowitz | Director: Sterling Van Wagenen | Stars: Lukas Haas, Vanessa Zaoui, Michael Gross, Amy Aquino

38. Bright Road (1953)

Approved | 68 min | Drama, Music

6.3
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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 »

Writers: Emmet Lavery, Mary Elizabeth Vroman | Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Dorothy Dandridge, Philip Hepburn, Harry Belafonte, Barbara Randolph

39. Inglorious Bumblers (2009 Video)

Unrated | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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Writer: William Cheney | Director: William Cheney | Stars: Jeremy Hill, Mike Konik, Dirk Benedict, Geoff Eyers

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

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.8
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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

41. Paternal Instinct (2004)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

7.4
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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

42. 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.

Writers: Owen Crump, Nate Gatzert | Director: George Amy | Stars: John Payne, Lucile Fairbanks, Cliff Edwards, Scotty Beckett

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

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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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.

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

44. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )
Episode: Hallowe'en Party (2010)

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.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Mark Gatiss | Director: Charlie Palmer | Stars: David Suchet, Amelia Bullmore, Zoë Wanamaker, Deborah Findlay

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

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.

Writers: George Pelecanos, Michelle Ashford, Robert Leckie, Eugene Sledge, Chuck Tatum | Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello, Jon Seda, Joshua Bitton

46. Modern Marvels (1994– )
Episode: Mount Rushmore (1996)

TV-PG | Documentary, History

7.3
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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 »

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

47. Pawn Stars (2009– )
Episode: Rope a Dope (2009)

TV-PG | Reality-TV

6.4
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The pawn shop is invaded by Ford Model As and Rick buys and restores one. Big Hoss checks out a calf roping machine which, of course, Chumlee has to test ride. Rick and the Old Man deal with Peaches habitual tardiness.

Director: Jairus Cobb

48. Pawn Stars (2009– )
Episode: Sink or Sell (2009)

TV-PG | Reality-TV

6.9
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Big Hoss buys a classic Chris Craft that needs a "little" work. Dad doesn't approve. But Dad gets taken on a Colt revolver that the owner cleaned to the point of destruction.

Director: Emerson St. John | Stars: Corey Harrison, Richard Harrison, Rick Harrison, Austin 'Chumlee' Russell

49. Modern Marvels (1994– )
Episode: The Manhattan Project (2002)

TV-PG | Documentary, History

7.5
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Encouraged by Leo Szilard and galvanized by German success in achieving nuclear fission, the United States embarks on a crash program to build a nuclear bomb. Aided by many Jewish ... See full summary »

Creator: Bruce Nash | Stars: Ellen Bradbury, Robert Christy, Joe Dykstra, Rachel Fermi

50. Camp (2013– )
Episode: The Mixer (2013)

Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Mack organizes the mother of all mixers to win back clients from rival Roger at Camp Ridgefield.

Creators: Liz Heldens, Peter Elkoff | Director: Shawn Seet | Stars: Rachel Griffiths, Tom Green, Dena Kaplan, Tim Pocock