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1. 12 Years a Slave (2013)

R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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97 Metascore

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt

Votes: 440,999 | Gross: $56.67M

2. Roots (1977 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 570 min | Drama, History, War

8.5
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A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Robert Reed, John Amos, Madge Sinclair

Votes: 11,380

3. Amistad (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama, History

7.2
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63 Metascore

About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 56,604 | Gross: $44.18M

4. Mansfield Park (1999)

PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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71 Metascore

At 10, Fanny Price, a poor relation, goes to live at Mansfield Park, the estate of her aunt's husband, Sir Thomas. Clever, studious, and a writer with an ironic imagination and fine moral ... See full summary »

Director: Patricia Rozema | Stars: Frances O'Connor, Jonny Lee Miller, Alessandro Nivola, Hannah Taylor Gordon

Votes: 16,576 | Gross: $4.76M

5. 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.

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

Votes: 20,770 | Gross: $21.21M

6. Fellini Satyricon (1969)

R | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

7.0
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A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Martin Potter, Hiram Keller, Max Born, Salvo Randone

Votes: 11,773

7. Alien Nation (1989–1990)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A flying saucer crashed in the Mojave Desert and its inhabitants turned out to be alien slaves, bred to be super intelligent and strong, and controllable by their Overseers. These ... See full summary »

Stars: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Lauren Woodland

Votes: 3,894

8. La fille de d'Artagnan (1994)

R | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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The story begins on the autumn of 1654 in South France. Eloise lives in a cloister. Her famous father left her there. The young lady is enthusiastic about honour, faithfulness, affection to... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Sophie Marceau, Philippe Noiret, Claude Rich, Sami Frey

Votes: 2,634 | Gross: $0.31M

9. Alien Nation: Dark Horizon (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

6.6
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Alien life form comes to Earth to rescue his enslaved race.

Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Terri Treas

Votes: 1,085

10. Souls at Sea (1937)

Passed | 92 min | Action, Adventure

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Cooper and Raft save lives during a sea tragedy in this story about slave trade on the high seas in 1842.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Gary Cooper, George Raft, Frances Dee, Henry Wilcoxon

Votes: 461

11. Tamango (1958)

98 min | Drama, History

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A Dutch slave captain, on a voyage to Cuba, faces a revolt fomented by a newly captured African slave, Tamango. The slaves capture the captain's mistress, forcing a showdown.

Director: John Berry | Stars: Dorothy Dandridge, Curd Jürgens, Jean Servais, Alex Cressan

Votes: 86

12. Alien Nation: The Udara Legacy (1997 TV Movie)

90 min | Sci-Fi

6.6
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Matt and George investigate a series of strange occurences involving newcomers, who are found to be programmed to carry out someone's dirty work. The method by which they are brainwashed ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Terri Treas

Votes: 526

13. Slave Ship (1937)

Passed | 92 min | Adventure, Drama

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Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he ... See full summary »

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Warner Baxter, Wallace Beery, Elizabeth Allan, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 119

14. The Middle Passage (2000)

78 min | Drama, History

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A realistic look at the horrors of the slave trade, told entirely through the voice of a dead African slave whose spirit haunts the ocean route.

Director: Guy Deslauriers | Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Maka Kotto

Votes: 99

15. Baaz (1953)

Action, Adventure, Musical

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Nisha lives a poor lifestyle in the Portuguese-ruled Malabar region in India along with her widowed dad, Narayan Das. Both father and daughter are opposed to the oppressive rule of the ... See full summary »

Director: Guru Dutt | Stars: Guru Dutt, Geeta Bali, K.N. Singh, Johnny Walker

Votes: 63

16. Ill Gotten Gains (1997)

R | 101 min | Drama, History

4.9
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WEST AFRICA 1869 - Slave trade is illegal. There is a revolt on a slave ship - twenty four men fight for their lives. Out-gunned, the revolt fails but a second uprising is planned.

Director: Joel B. Marsden | Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Akosua Busia, De'aundre Bonds, Eartha Kitt

Votes: 62

17. Faulad (1963)

145 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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A lower-caste male falls in love with an upper-caste princess.

Director: Mohammed Hussain | Stars: Dara Singh, Mumtaz, Minoo Mumtaz, Kamran

Votes: 12

18. Mutiny on the Bunny (1950)

7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.6
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Shanghai Sam needs a new crew for his ship. Bugs signs on but rebels at the captain's cruelty.

Director: Friz Freleng | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 288

19. The Old South (1940)

11 min | Documentary, Short, History

5.7
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Chronicle of the importance of cotton to the economy and culture of the American South.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: George Lynn, Frank Whitbeck

Votes: 100

20. Equiano in Africa (2008)

11 min | Short

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An investigation into the kidnapping of Olaudah Equiano and the British slave trade.

Director: Jason Young

Votes: 22

21. House (2004–2012)
Episode: A Pox on Our House (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery

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After a 200-year-old medicine jar found on an off-shore shipwreck shatters in a teenage girl's palm, she is admitted to Princeton Plainsboro for symptoms closely linked to smallpox. When ... See full summary »

Director: Tucker Gates | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

Votes: 1,133

22. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: All Roads Lead to Rome (1965)

TV-PG | 23 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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While the Doctor and Vicki meet with Nero, Barbara is taken to Rome to be sold while Ian is forced to work as a galley slave.

Director: Christopher Barry | Stars: William Hartnell, William Russell, Jacqueline Hill, Maureen O'Brien

Votes: 164

23. Beast King GoLion (1981– )
Episode: Dorei-jô kara no dasshutsu (1981)

Animation, Action, Adventure

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In the year 1999, five young men return to Earth after a lengthy space voyage, only to find a planet left in ruins from a worldwide nuclear war. When their ship is captured by an alien ... See full summary »

Directors: Hiroyuki Kamii, Katsuhiko Taguchi | Stars: Kazuhiko Inoue, Yû Mizushima, Tesshô Genda, Ryûsei Nakao

24. Roots (2016– )
Episode: Part 1 (2016)

99 min | Drama, History

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In the river region of The Gambia in 1750, Omoro Kinte and his wife, Binta, give birth to a son, Kunta. Kunta is kidnapped in 1767 and sold to British slave traders. After arriving in ... See full summary »

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Matthew Goode, Malachi Kirby, Derek Luke

Votes: 266

25. Salem (2014– )
Episode: The House of Pain (2014)

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

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Increase becomes more aware of who is in charge. Whilst Anne is investigating a mystery, she finds herself in a dangerous situation, needing Alden's help.

Director: David Von Ancken | Stars: Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel, Tamzin Merchant

Votes: 189

26. The Evil Touch (1973– )
Episode: The Voyage (1974)

Horror, Thriller

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A rich couple buys the old sailing ship Endeavor after it spent 70 years in dry dock. Captain Palmer, who's aboard with his wife and another couple, puts everyone on edge with what he reads... See full summary »

Director: Mende Brown | Stars: Anthony Quayle, Leslie Nielsen, Terence Cooper, Jill Forster

27. Game of Thrones (2011– )
Episode: Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken (2015)

TV-MA | 54 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

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Arya is put to the test. Tyrion and Jorah are captured by slavers. Loras Tyrell is judged by the Sparrows. Jaime and Bronn face the Sand Snakes. Sansa marries Ramsay Bolton.

Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Aidan Gillen

Votes: 13,136

28. Family Guy (1999– )
Episode: Untitled Griffin Family History (2006)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy

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When burglars break into the house, the Griffins take cover in the attic where they discover Peter has built a 'panic room'. They go in it, and Peter tells them about his history. They send... See full summary »

Directors: Zac Moncrief, Pete Michels, Peter Shin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 745