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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.

Writers: John Ridley, Solomon Northup | Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt

Votes: 340,696

2. 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.

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

Votes: 51,223

3. 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 »

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

Votes: 13,822

4. Roots (1977 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama, History, War

8.6
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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, Olivia Cole, Robert Reed, John Amos

Votes: 8,297

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.

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

Votes: 19,276

6. 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 »

Creator: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Lauren Woodland

Votes: 3,565

7. Fellini Satyricon (1969)

R | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome.

Writers: Petronius, Federico Fellini, Bernardino Zapponi, Brunello Rondi | Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Martin Potter, Hiram Keller, Max Born, Salvo Randone

Votes: 10,750

8. La fille de d'Artagnan (1994)

R | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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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 »

Writers: Jean Cosmos, Riccardo Freda, Michel Léviant, Eric Poindron, Bertrand Tavernier | Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Sophie Marceau, Philippe Noiret, Claude Rich, Sami Frey

Votes: 2,445

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.

Writers: Rockne S. O'Bannon, Diane Frolov, Andrew Schneider | Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Terri Treas

Votes: 929

10. Souls at Sea (1937)

Passed | 92 min | Action, Adventure

7.0
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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.

Writers: Grover Jones, Dale Van Every, Ted Lesser | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Gary Cooper, George Raft, Frances Dee, Henry Wilcoxon

Votes: 345

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

90 min | Sci-Fi

6.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 451

12. Tamango (1958)

98 min | Drama, History

6.7
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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.

Writers: John Berry, Lee Gold, Tamara Hovey, Georges Neveux, Prosper Mérimée | Director: John Berry | Stars: Dorothy Dandridge, Curd Jürgens, Jean Servais, Alex Cressan

Votes: 77

13. Baaz (1953)

Action, Adventure, Musical

6.8
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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 »

Writers: Lalchand Bismil, Guru Dutt, Sarshar Sailani | Director: Guru Dutt | Stars: Geeta Bali, Guru Dutt, K.N. Singh, Kuldip Kaur

Votes: 65

14. 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 »

Writers: Sam Hellman, Lamar Trotti, Gladys Lehman, William Faulkner, George S. King | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Warner Baxter, Wallace Beery, Elizabeth Allan, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 116

15. The Middle Passage (2000)

78 min | Drama, History

6.0
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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.

Writers: Claude Chonville, Patrick Chamoiseau, Walter Mosley | Director: Guy Deslauriers | Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Maka Kotto

Votes: 99

16. Ill Gotten Gains (1997)

R | 101 min | Drama, History

4.8
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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.

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

Votes: 63

17. 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.

Writer: Herman Hoffman | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: George Lynn, Frank Whitbeck

Votes: 101

18. Faulad (1963)

145 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.1
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A lower-caste male falls in love with an upper-caste princess.

Writers: Mulkraj Bhakri, Farooq Kaisser, Anjaan | Director: Mohammed Hussain | Stars: Dara Singh, Mumtaz, Minoo Mumtaz, Kamran

Votes: 16

19. Mutiny on the Bunny (1950)

7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.5
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Shanghai Sam needs a new crew for his ship. Bugs signs on but rebels at the captain's cruelty.

Writer: Tedd Pierce | Director: Friz Freleng | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 263

20. Equiano in Africa (2008)

11 min | Short

8.3
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An investigation into the kidnapping of Olaudah Equiano and the British slave trade.

Writer: Jason Young | Director: Jason Young

Votes: 23

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

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.8
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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 »

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

Votes: 947

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

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

7.6
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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.

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

Votes: 135

23. Hyakujû-ô Goraion (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 »

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

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

TV-MA | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

8.2
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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.

Creators: Brannon Braga, Adam Simon | Director: David Von Ancken | Stars: Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel, Tamzin Merchant

Votes: 135

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

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy

7.7
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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 »

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

Votes: 641