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1. Watchmen (2009)

R | 162 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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56 Metascore

In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

Votes: 414,227 | Gross: $107.50M

2. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 670,402 | Gross: $170.71M

3. Downfall (2004)

R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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82 Metascore

Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Votes: 268,000 | Gross: $5.50M

4. The Good Shepherd (2006)

R | 167 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.7
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61 Metascore

The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life.

Director: Robert De Niro | Stars: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 89,710 | Gross: $59.90M

5. Red Dawn (1984)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Drama

6.4
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It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers bands together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.

Director: John Milius | Stars: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Charlie Sheen

Votes: 43,829

6. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)

R | 171 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint

Votes: 28,561 | Gross: $10.01M

7. Red Heat (1988)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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61 Metascore

A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi, Peter Boyle, Ed O'Ross

Votes: 53,123 | Gross: $34.99M

8. Rambo III (1988)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

5.7
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36 Metascore

Colonel Trautman is captured by Soviets during a mission in Afghanistan so Rambo sets out to rescue him while taking on the invading Russian forces.

Director: Peter MacDonald | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Marc de Jonge, Kurtwood Smith

Votes: 98,413 | Gross: $53.72M

9. K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

PG-13 | 138 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.7
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58 Metascore

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sam Spruell, Peter Stebbings, Christian Camargo

Votes: 51,600 | Gross: $35.17M

10. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

GP | 183 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Tsar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Roderic Noble, Ania Marson

Votes: 3,549

11. Everything Is Illuminated (2005)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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58 Metascore

A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local.

Director: Liev Schreiber | Stars: Elijah Wood, Eugene Hutz, Boris Leskin, Jonathan Safran Foer

Votes: 52,381 | Gross: $1.71M

12. Gotcha! (1985)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery

6.2
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38 Metascore

Jonathan plays a game called Gotcha in which he hunts and is hunted by other students with paint guns. After a big win, he goes off for a vacation in France where he meets the sexy Sasha ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Linda Fiorentino, Jsu Garcia, Alex Rocco

Votes: 5,720 | Gross: $8.80M

13. Doctor Zhivago (2002– )

226 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Young and beautiful Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives become intertwined with the drama of Russian revolution. Doctor Zhivago is about to get ... See full summary »

Stars: Keira Knightley, Sam Neill, Hans Matheson, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 4,339

14. Burnt by the Sun (1994)

R | 135 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his village with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov | Stars: Nikita Mikhalkov, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Oleg Menshikov, Nadezhda Mikhalkova

Votes: 11,874 | Gross: $2.62M

15. Fateless (2005)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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87 Metascore

14-year-old György's life is torn apart in World War II Hungary as he is sent to a concentration camp where he is forced to become a man, and learns to find happiness in the midst of hatred, and what it really means to be Jewish.

Director: Lajos Koltai | Stars: Marcell Nagy, Béla Dóra, Bálint Péntek, Áron Dimény

Votes: 5,863 | Gross: $0.20M

16. Inchon (1981)

PG | 140 min | Drama, History, War

2.7
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During the Korean War, General Douglas MacArthur masterminds the amphibious invasion of Inchon in September 1950.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jacqueline Bisset, Ben Gazzara, Toshirô Mifune

Votes: 529

17. Barcelona (1994)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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74 Metascore

Ted, a stuffy white guy from Illinois working in sales for the Barcelona office of a US corporation, is paid an unexpected visit by his somewhat less stuffy cousin Fred, who is an officer ... See full summary »

Director: Whit Stillman | Stars: Taylor Nichols, Chris Eigeman, Tushka Bergen, Mira Sorvino

Votes: 4,783 | Gross: $7.27M

18. Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)

Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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60 Metascore

Rejected by Hollywood and facing pressure to return to Stalinist Russia, filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to Mexico to shoot a new film. Chaperoned by his guide Palomino, he experiences the ties between Eros and Thanatos, happy to create their effects in cinema, troubled to suffer them in life.

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Elmer Bäck, Luis Alberti, Maya Zapata, Lisa Owen

Votes: 1,845 | Gross: $0.03M

19. Detonator (1993 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Action, Thriller

5.3
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A German Scientist has aided an ex Soviet general in constructing a nuclear weapon which is now in the possession of an American mercenary heading across Europe in a hijacked goods train. ... See full summary »

Director: David Jackson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Patrick Stewart, Alexandra Paul, Ted Levine

Votes: 2,825

20. Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966)

TV-PG | 104 min | Crime, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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A paroled conman co-ordinates the robbery of an L. A. Airport bank with the arrival of the Soviet premier.

Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: James Coburn, Camilla Sparv, Aldo Ray, Nina Wayne

Votes: 914

21. The Thief (1997)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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A woman meets a man who isn't the right man for her - but she hasn't realised it yet...

Director: Pavel Chukhray | Stars: Vladimir Mashkov, Yekaterina Rednikova, Mikhail Filipchuk, Dima Chigaryov

Votes: 4,080 | Gross: $1.13M

22. Company Business (1991)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.7
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A retired CIA agent is recruited to participate in a prisoner exchange with the Russians.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Gene Hackman, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Kurtwood Smith, Terry O'Quinn

Votes: 1,975 | Gross: $1.50M

23. Soldiers of the Damned (2015)

99 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

3.6
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An evil secret awaits.

Director: Mark Nuttall | Stars: Gil Darnell, Miriam Cooke, Lucas Hansen, Tom Sawyer

Votes: 364

24. October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1928)

95 min | Drama, History

7.5
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In documentary style, events in Petrograd are re-enacted from the end of the monarchy in February of 1917 to the end of the provisional government and the decrees of peace and of land in ... See full summary »

Directors: Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Boris Livanov, Nikolay Popov, Vasili Nikandrov, Layaschenko

Votes: 5,327

25. Pisma myortvogo cheloveka (1986)

87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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The world after the nuclear apocalypse. Pale light lits the scenery of total destruction. The surviving humans vegetate in wet cellars under the nuclear winter. But somehow human spirit ... See full summary »

Director: Konstantin Lopushanskiy | Stars: Rolan Bykov, Iosif Ryklin, Viktor Mikhaylov, Aleksandr Sabinin

Votes: 1,805

26. Forest Brothers (2014)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary

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The Second World War is over. However, the partisans in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, soon forgotten by the world, were still fighting a hopeless battle for their freedom. 4 surviving members tell their story.

Director: Peter Grimm | Stars: Juris Bergmanis, Antonija Brasla, Leon Garkalns, Biruta Rodovica

27. Est - Ouest (1999)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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61 Metascore

June 1946: Stalin invites Russian emigres to return to the motherland. It's a trap: when a ship-load from France arrives in Odessa, only a physician and his family are spared execution or ... See full summary »

Director: Régis Wargnier | Stars: Oleg Menshikov, Sandrine Bonnaire, Catherine Deneuve, Sergey Bodrov

Votes: 4,096 | Gross: $2.78M

28. The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961)

Not Rated | 190 min | Drama, History, War

8.8
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His ideals challenged by life as a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist faces ever greater tests in his fight for survival.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Tamao Nakamura, Yûsuke Kawazu

Votes: 3,253

29. As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)

158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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At the end of WW2, a German POW doing hard labor in the Soviet Gulag escapes from his Siberian camp to return to Germany but he's pursued by a Soviet NKVD officer.

Director: Hardy Martins | Stars: Bernhard Bettermann, Iris Böhm, Anatoliy Kotenyov, Michael Mendl

Votes: 5,269

30. Kin-dza-dza! (1986)

135 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Two Russians push the wrong button on a strange device and end up on the telepathic planet Pluke with its strange societal norms.

Director: Georgiy Daneliya | Stars: Stanislav Lyubshin, Evgeniy Leonov, Yuriy Yakovlev, Levan Gabriadze

Votes: 9,262

31. Night People (1954)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

6.6
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During the Cold War, an American soldier is abducted by Soviet agents in West Berlin, sparking a recovery effort led by Colonel Steve Van Dyke.

Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Gregory Peck, Broderick Crawford, Anita Björk, Rita Gam

Votes: 677

32. First Spaceship on Venus (1960)

Unrated | 79 min | Sci-Fi

4.3
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When an alien artifact discovered on Earth is found to have come from Venus, an international team of astronauts embarks to investigate its origins.

Director: Kurt Maetzig | Stars: Yôko Tani, Oldrich Lukes, Ignacy Machowski, Julius Ongewe

Votes: 2,068

33. The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (II) (1959)

Not Rated | 181 min | Drama, History, War

8.6
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As a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist struggles to maintain his determination to keep his ideals.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Kokinji Katsura, Jun Tatara

Votes: 3,288

34. Jobanni no shima (2014)

102 min | Animation, Drama, History

7.4
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A dramatic yet heart-warming story of cross-cultural friendship among children in the aftermath of WWII, presented by Tokyo-based award-winning animation studio Production I.G. Based on true events.

Director: Mizuho Nishikubo | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Yukie Nakama, Yûsuke Santamaria, Tatiana Sharko

Votes: 1,100

35. Family of Spies (1990– )

175 min | Drama

6.7
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Park any subtlety at the threshold. The spits and spats keep the anchor shining in this Naval officer adventure. Who knows what is next? The children are precious. The interplay between ... See full summary »

Stars: Powers Boothe, Lesley Ann Warren, Lili Taylor, Graham Beckel

Votes: 204

36. Planeta bur (1962)

78 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Cosmonauts land on the planet Venus. However, they find themselves in danger from the voracious monsters they find on it.

Director: Pavel Klushantsev | Stars: Vladimir Yemelyanov, Georgi Zhzhyonov, Gennadi Vernov, Yuriy Sarantsev

Votes: 868

37. Cowards Bend the Knee (2003)

60 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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82 Metascore

It's time for hockey! There's no telling what will happen when the Winnipeg Maroons' own star player Guy becomes embroiled in the twisted lives of Meta, a vengeful Chinoise, and her ... See full summary »

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Darcy Fehr, Melissa Dionisio, Amy Stewart, Tara Birtwhistle

Votes: 1,104 | Gross: $0.02M

38. Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within (1998 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Fact-based story about a 90's espionage case that was chronicled as the worst case of espionage in US history. Aldrich Ames was a middle class CIA agent, whose problems with alcohol and ... See full summary »

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Joan Plowright, Elizabeth Peña, C. David Johnson

Votes: 278

39. Stand (2014)

Unrated | 87 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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A couple's search for the truth about a homophobic crime in Russia.

Director: Jonathan Taieb | Stars: Renat Shuteev, Andrey Kurganov, Andrey Koshman, Ekaterina Rusnak

Votes: 134

40. Au nom de tous les miens (1983)

145 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.1
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The true story of Martin Gray, a Polish survivor of the Holocaust, from how he survived the German invasion, how got captured, and how he fought back with the rebels, to his life in the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Michael York, Brigitte Fossey, Jacques Penot, Helen Hughes

Votes: 387

41. Syn ottsa narodov (2013)

53 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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This is the story about the son of one of the greatest tyrants of the Twentieth Century- Joseph Stalin's flesh and blood, Vasily.

Stars: Gela Meskhi, Vasiliy Prokopev, Anatoliy Dzivaev, Sergey Gazarov

Votes: 38

42. Tayna tretey planety (1981)

48 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Animation

8.1
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At the end of the 22nd century Alisa Seleznyova, her father Professor Seleznyov and pilot Zeleny go on a space expedition to find rare animals for Moscow Zoo. On the way they seem to ... See full summary »

Director: Roman Kachanov | Stars: Olga Gromova, Vsevolod Larionov, Yuri Volyntsev, Vasiliy Livanov

Votes: 1,664

43. Alternative 3 (1977 TV Movie)

56 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.1
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World ecological collapse; the next ice-age has already begun! Lucky for us, governments know what to do. Unfortunately it's a conspiracy to end all conspiracies. Vanishing scientists, ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Miles | Stars: Tim Brinton, Gregory Munroe, Carol Hazell, Shane Rimmer

Votes: 176

44. La sentinelle (1992)

139 min | Thriller

6.8
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Mathias, whose dead father was a diplomat in Germany, decides to study the forensic medicine in Paris. In the train, he has some troubles with the border police, and is insulted and ... See full summary »

Director: Arnaud Desplechin | Stars: Emmanuel Salinger, Thibault de Montalembert, Jean-Louis Richard, Valérie Dréville

Votes: 628 | Gross: $0.01M

45. Golemata voda (2004)

93 min | Drama, War

7.1
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62 Metascore

An ailing communist reflects on his childhood in Stalinist Yugoslavia.

Director: Ivo Trajkov | Stars: Saso Kekenovski, Maja Stankovska, Mitko Apostolovski, Verica Nedeska

Votes: 731

46. Test pilota Pirxa (1979)

95 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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The movie is about "finite nonlinears," robots that closely resemble human beings but are even more perfect than humans. They are intended to eventually replace human beings in space ... See full summary »

Director: Marek Piestrak | Stars: Sergei Desnitsky, Boleslaw Abart, Vladimir Ivashov, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy

Votes: 539

47. Le tombeau d'Alexandre (1993)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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This documentary tells the story of film director Aleksandr Medvedkin, throughout his life a sincere believer in communism, whose films were repeatedly banned in the Soviet Union. Modern ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Léonor Graser, Nikolai Izvolov, Kira Paramonova, Viktor Dyomin

Votes: 472

48. Zateryannyy v Sibiri (1991)

140 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A political drama about Stalin's prison-camp system in Russia.

Director: Aleksandr Mitta | Stars: Anthony Andrews, Vladimir Ilin, Elena Mayorova, Irina Mikhalyova

Votes: 232

49. Coup de grâce (1976)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, War

7.1
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A countess' unrequited love for an army officer leads to disaster.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Matthias Habich, Margarethe von Trotta, Rüdiger Kirschstein, Marc Eyraud

Votes: 924

50. The Most Beautiful Day (2015)

29 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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A young man named Sherman survives the apocalypse in a soviet-style alternate reality and when trying to find his place outside an isolated city, gets stuck in an underground bunker.

Director: Einar Kuusk | Stars: Einar Kuusk, Peeter Lio, Thomas Kolli, Kristina Sirel

Votes: 338