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1. Gladiator (2000)

R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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64 Metascore

When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Votes: 986,111 | Gross: $187.67M

2. Planet of the Apes (2001)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.7
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50 Metascore

An Air Force astronaut crash lands on a mysterious planet where evolved, talking apes dominate a race of primitive humans.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Roth, Michael Clarke Duncan

Votes: 177,999 | Gross: $180.01M

3. 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: 441,226 | Gross: $56.67M

4. Forever (2014–2015)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.3
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A 200-year-old man works in the New York City Morgue trying to find a key to unlock the curse of his immortality.

Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Alana De La Garza, Joel David Moore, Donnie Keshawarz

Votes: 41,429

5. The Transporter (2002)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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51 Metascore

Frank is hired to "transport" packages for unknown clients and has made a very good living doing so. But when asked to move a package that begins moving, complications arise.

Directors: Louis Leterrier, Corey Yuen | Stars: Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze, François Berléand

Votes: 237,860 | Gross: $25.30M

6. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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53 Metascore

Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return to Narnia with their cousin Eustace where they meet up with Prince Caspian for a trip across the sea aboard the royal ship The Dawn Treader. Along the way they encounter dragons, dwarves, merfolk, and a band of lost warriors before reaching the edge of the world.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Ben Barnes, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, Will Poulter

Votes: 106,809 | Gross: $104.38M

7. 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: 11,385

8. 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: 56,616 | Gross: $44.18M

9. The Mission (1986)

PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.5
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18th century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American Indian tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 44,223 | Gross: $17.22M

10. 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: 16,577 | Gross: $4.76M

11. Skin Trade (2014)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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39 Metascore

After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests, NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.

Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Tony Jaa, Ron Perlman, Michael Jai White

Votes: 5,274 | Gross: $0.00M

12. The Naked Prey (1965)

Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari ... See full summary »

Director: Cornel Wilde | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Gert van den Bergh, Ken Gampu, Patrick Mynhardt

Votes: 3,749

13. Genghis Khan (1965)

Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.0
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During the 13th century the shy Mongol boy Temujin becomes the fearless leader Genghis Khan who unites all Mongol tribes and conquers most of Asia, Europe and the Middle-East.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Omar Sharif, James Mason, Eli Wallach

Votes: 1,440 | Gross: $0.00M

14. 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: 20,773 | Gross: $21.21M

15. Mandingo (1975)

R | 127 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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A slave owner in the 1840s trains one of his slaves to be a bare-knuckle fighter.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: James Mason, Susan George, Perry King, Richard Ward

Votes: 2,548

16. 6 Bullets (2012)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.

Director: Ernie Barbarash | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Joe Flanigan, Anna-Louise Plowman, Charlotte Beaumont

Votes: 11,394

17. Mercenary: Absolution (IV) (2015)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.5
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When a contract killer (Steven Seagal) encounters a girl on the run from a mob boss (Vinnie Jones) with powerful political ties, he is torn between protecting the girl, and remaining loyal ... See full summary »

Director: Keoni Waxman | Stars: Steven Seagal, Byron Mann, Howard Dell, Adina Stetcu

Votes: 2,006

18. Indochine (1992)

PG-13 | 159 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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This story is set in 1930, at the time when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. A widowed French woman who works in the rubber fields, raises a Vietnamese princess as if she was ... See full summary »

Director: Régis Wargnier | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Vincent Perez, Linh Dan Pham, Jean Yanne

Votes: 7,352 | Gross: $5.73M

19. Khartoum (1966)

Approved | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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In the Sudan, in 1884-85, Egyptian forces led by a British general defend Khartoum against an invading Muslim army led by a religious fanatic, the Mahdi.

Directors: Basil Dearden, Eliot Elisofon | Stars: Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Richard Johnson, Ralph Richardson

Votes: 5,012

20. Once Upon a Time in China (1991)

R | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.4
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Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and ... See full summary »

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Jet Li, Biao Yuen, Rosamund Kwan, Jacky Cheung

Votes: 13,978

21. Cobra Verde (1987)

Not Rated | 111 min | Adventure, Drama

7.1
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55 Metascore

The feared bandit Cobra Verde (Klaus Kinski) is hired by a plantation owner to supervise his slaves. After the owner suspects Cobra Verde of consorting with his young daughters, the owner ... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, King Ampaw, José Lewgoy, Salvatore Basile

Votes: 5,362

22. I Am Slave (2010)

82 min | Thriller

6.8
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A thriller set in London's slave trade and centered on a woman's fight for freedom.

Director: Gabriel Range | Stars: Wunmi Mosaku, Isaach De Bankolé, Lubna Azabal, Igal Naor

Votes: 1,114

23. Gold Coast (2015)

114 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.4
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In 1836 the Danish romantic visionary Wulff travels to Africa to create plantations on the Gold Coast, but his best intentions and belief is soon confronted with a harsh reality dominated by slave trade and unbelievable brutality.

Director: Daniel Dencik | Stars: Jakob Oftebro, Danica Curcic, John Aggrey, Luise Skov

Votes: 371

24. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.4
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62 Metascore

Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.

Director: Kevin Willmott | Stars: Greg Kirsch, Renee Patrick, Molly Graham, William Willmott

Votes: 4,141 | Gross: $0.67M

25. Out of Reach (2004 Video)

R | 86 min | Action, Crime, Drama

3.9
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Billy Ray Lansing, a former covert agent turned survivalist, discovers that the foster program he is using to help a young girl is actually a human trafficking network. Lancing heads overseas to find the girl and shut down the operation.

Director: Po-Chih Leong | Stars: Steven Seagal, Ida Nowakowska, Agnieszka Wagner, Matt Schulze

Votes: 3,892

26. Tarzan of the Apes (1918)

73 min | Action, Adventure

6.0
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The plot follows the novel more closely than does any other Tarzan movie. John and Alice Clayton take ship for Africa. Mutineers maroon them. After his parents die the newborn Tarzan is ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Sidney | Stars: Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, True Boardman, Kathleen Kirkham

Votes: 473 | Gross: $1.00M

27. Case départ (2011)

94 min | Comedy

5.8
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Two black brothers send back to slavery time

Directors: Lionel Steketee, Fabrice Eboué, Thomas N'Gijol | Stars: Fabrice Eboué, Thomas N'Gijol, Stefi Celma, Eriq Ebouaney

Votes: 1,726

28. Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.8
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In 1862, the British commission inventor Fergusson to claim uncharted land in West Africa for Britain by flying his giant hot air balloon there.

Director: Irwin Allen | Stars: Red Buttons, Fabian, Barbara Eden, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 828

29. Shaft in Africa (1973)

R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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P.I. John Shaft is recruited to go undercover to break up a modern slavery ring where young Africans are lured to Paris to do chain-gang work.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Richard Roundtree, Frank Finlay, Vonetta McGee, Neda Arneric

Votes: 1,907

30. Anthony Adverse (1936)

Not Rated | 141 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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In 18th-century Italy, an orphan's debt to the man who raised him threatens to separate him forever from the woman he loves.

Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Michael Curtiz | Stars: Fredric March, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Woods, Anita Louise

Votes: 1,150

31. Warrior Queen (1987)

R | 79 min | Drama

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In ancient Pompeii, slaves are bought and sold for household chores and sex. A mysterious queen moves among the elite, meantime secretly helping the slaves to escape. Eventually her life is... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Vincent | Stars: Sybil Danning, Donald Pleasence, Rick Hill, Josephine Jacqueline Jones

Votes: 282

32. Triangle of Venus (1978)

R | 86 min | Crime, Drama

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Bea Fiedler and Olivia Pascal star in this erotic tale set against the backdrop of the sun soaked Seychelles, and detailing the situation that arises when an incurable gambling addict loses... See full summary »

Director: Hubert Frank | Stars: Olivia Pascal, Philippe Garnier, Elisa Servier, Bea Fiedler

Votes: 139

33. John Paul Jones (1959)

126 min | Action, Biography, History

7.1
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The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn, Erin O'Brien

Votes: 665

34. Returner (2002)

R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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36 Metascore

A young woman from the future forces a local gunman to help her stop an impending alien invasion which will wipe out the human race.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Anne Suzuki, Gorô Kishitani, Kirin Kiki

Votes: 10,375 | Gross: $0.07M

35. A Respectable Trade (1998 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

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Bristol in 1787 is booming, from its stinking docks to its elegant new houses. Josiah Cole (Warren Clarke), a small dockside trader, is prepared to gamble everything to join the big players... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Brown, Richard Briers, Grahame Fox, Jenny Agutter

Votes: 87

36. The King Maker (2005)

R | 100 min | Adventure, Drama

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In 1547 Fernando De Gama, a young "Soldier of Fortune" from Portugal, set sail for the Orient in a bid to find the man that murdered his father and, with luck, like many of his fellow ... See full summary »

Director: Lek Kitaparaporn | Stars: Gary Stretch, John Rhys-Davies, Cindy Burbridge, Dom Hetrakul

Votes: 625

37. Iznogoud (2005)

95 min | Comedy

3.7
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A corrupt Vazeer (Minister) tries to get rid of the Caliph and gets away with every conspiracy until..

Director: Patrick Braoudé | Stars: Michaël Youn, Arno Chevrier, Jacques Villeret, Fred Jaspart

Votes: 1,440

38. Slavers (1978)

R | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, History

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As the slave trade is dwindling in East Africa in the late 19th century, two competing slave traders start a brutal violent conflict between each other for the monopoly on the remaining profits.

Director: Jürgen Goslar | Stars: Trevor Howard, Ron Ely, Britt Ekland, Jürgen Goslar

Votes: 104

39. Shanghai Joe (1973)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.0
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A Chinese immigrant, recently arrived in America, fights to free Mexican slaves from their cruel master.

Director: Mario Caiano | Stars: Chen Lee, Klaus Kinski, Carla Romanelli, Gordon Mitchell

Votes: 555

40. 500 Years Later (2005)

106 min | Documentary

7.1
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Crime, drugs, HIV/AIDS, poor education, inferiority complex, low expectation, poverty, corruption, poor health, and underdevelopment plagues people of African descent globally - Why? 500 ... See full summary »

Director: Owen Alik Shahadah | Stars: Kolfi Adu, Sona Jobarteh, Hunter Adams III, Hakim Adi

Votes: 163

41. Trafficking (I) (2009)

15 min | Short, Drama

7.9
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Serge Grimbert wakes up to find himself in an unknown place. He soon finds out that he is in a shack in the middle of the desert. Shook up by a spell of amnesia and a wound to the head, he ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Khouri | Stars: George C. Bujold, Randy Cohlmia, Brittney Daylee, Edmund Lupinski

Votes: 9

42. Nefarious: Merchant of Souls (2011)

96 min | Documentary

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A documentary exploring the sex-trade.

Directors: Benjamin Nolot, Matt Dickey | Stars: Christian Simpson, Jon Morgan Woodward, Chad T. Wood, Sarah Agor

Votes: 387

43. Ceddo (1977)

120 min | Drama

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The Ceddo try to preserve their traditional African culture against the onslaught of Islam, Christianity, and the slave trade. When King Demba War sides with the Muslims, the Ceddo kidnap ... See full summary »

Director: Ousmane Sembene | Stars: Tabata Ndiaye, Moustapha Yade, Ismaila Diagne, Matoura Dia

Votes: 438

44. Throw Down Your Heart (2008)

97 min | Documentary, Family, Music

7.8
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65 Metascore

A film crew follows the well-known banjo player Bela Fleck on his travels to Africa, where he learns about the instrument's origins.

Director: Sascha Paladino | Stars: Bela Fleck, The Jatta Family, Bassékou Kouyaté, Anania Ngoliga

Votes: 164 | Gross: $0.09M

45. Adanggaman (2000)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama

7.0
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70 Metascore

In West Africa during the late 17th century, King Adanggaman leads a war against his neighboring tribes, ordering his soldiers to torch enemy villages, kill the elderly and capture the ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Gnoan M'Bala | Stars: Rasmané Ouédraogo, Albertine N'Guessan, Ziable Honoré Goore Bi, Bintou Bakayoko

Votes: 135 | Gross: $0.03M

46. Omega Cop (1990)

R | 87 min | Action, Sci-Fi

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In the future, a cop goes after a gang of slave traders.

Director: Paul Kyriazi | Stars: Ronald L. Marchini, Adam West, Meg Thayer, Jennifer Jostyn

Votes: 310

47. King of Thieves (2004)

101 min | Drama

7.2
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Two amateur circus kids from a poor Ukrainian village, ten-year-old Barbu and his older sister Mimma, are sold to a circus artist called Caruso who promises them a career in the West. ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Fíla | Stars: Lazar Ristovski, Iakov Kultiasov, Katharina Thalbach, Julia Khanverdieva

Votes: 335

48. Little Senegal (2001)

97 min | Drama

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After many years of having worked as a tour guide at the Senegalese slave museum, Alloune decides to go to America in search of his ancestors. They were taken away from his village 200 years ago and sold as slaves in the New World.

Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Sotigui Kouyaté, Sharon Hope, Roschdy Zem, Karim Traoré

Votes: 357

49. The Middle Passage (2000)

78 min | Drama, History

6.1
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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

50. The Adventures of Errol Flynn (2005 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

7.0
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A documentary about the life of Errol Flynn, with recollections from friends and family.

Director: David Heeley | Stars: Ian Holm, Errol Flynn, Charles Chauvel, Patrice Wymore

Votes: 294