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1. Citizen Kane (1941)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 297,024

2. Red Dead Redemption (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.5
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John Marston, former outlaw, is forced by the federal government to hunt down the members of his old gang, the men he used to call friends, in order to reclaim his home and family.

Directors: Rod Edge, John Zurhellen | Stars: Rob Wiethoff, Josh Blaylock, Sophia Marzocchi, Spider Madison

Votes: 13,650

3. Rough Riders (1997– )

240 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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Undersecretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt resigns to form a volunteer militia unit called "The Rough Riders" to fight in the Spanish American War.

Stars: Tom Berenger, Sam Elliott, Gary Busey, Brad Johnson

Votes: 1,387

4. Cimarron (1960)

Approved | 147 min | Drama, Western

6.4
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The Oklahoma Land Run of April 1889 sets the stage for an epic saga of a frontier family and its friends.

Directors: Anthony Mann, Charles Walters | Stars: Glenn Ford, Maria Schell, Anne Baxter, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 1,911

5. Bite the Bullet (1975)

PG | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.8
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A group of ex-rough riders, an ex-prostitute and a gunfighter enter a horse race in the desert.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn, Ben Johnson

Votes: 3,735

6. Pursued (1947)

Approved | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.4
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Brought up by a neighboring family in the 1880s, an orphan grows up haunted by nightmares of a childhood trauma in which his own family was killed.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Teresa Wright, Robert Mitchum, Judith Anderson, Dean Jagger

Votes: 1,957

7. Stars and Stripes Forever (1952)

90 min | Biography, Comedy, Music

7.3
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A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa, from his early days in the Marine Corps Band through the Spanish-American War in 1898.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Clifton Webb, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 643

8. El invierno de las anjanas (2000)

90 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.4
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A young worker enjoying an affair with an upper class beauty, Adelaida, is drafted by the Spanish Army to fight in the Cuban War of Independence. After Adelaida receives an unusual ... See full summary »

Director: Pedro Telechea | Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Elena Anaya, Elvira Mínguez, Juan Diego

Votes: 129

9. The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (1950)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Patricia O'Grady is the daughter of Irish Vaudeville performer, Rosie O'Grady, and is being raised along with her sisters by her father who believes the Vaudeville life contributed to his ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: June Haver, Gordon MacRae, James Barton, S.Z. Sakall

Votes: 275

10. The Bowery (1933)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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"In the Gay Nineties New York had grown up into bustles and balloon Sleeves ... but The Bowery had grown younger, louder and more rowdy until it was known as the 'Livest Mile on the face of... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Wallace Beery, George Raft, Jackie Cooper, Fay Wray

Votes: 303

11. Raza (1942)

113 min | Biography, Drama, History

2.8
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When the Spanish Republic is declared in 1931, three brothers go separate ways. One, a priest, is killed by leftists. One, a member of the government, betrays his family's traditional ...

Director: José Luis Sáenz de Heredia | Stars: Alfredo Mayo, Ana Mariscal, José Nieto, Blanca de Silos

Votes: 457

12. Sweet Adeline (1934)

Approved | 87 min | Musical, Romance

5.6
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In 1898, composer Sid Barnett manages to get his sweetheart, Adeline the beer-garden singer, to sing the lead in his new Broadway operetta; this infuriates Elysia, the erstwhile star. But ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Irene Dunne, Donald Woods, Hugh Herbert, Ned Sparks

Votes: 166

13. A Message to Garcia (1936)

77 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Based on the actual event of Rowan's carrying a message from President McKinley to Garcia in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. The parts of Dory and Raphalita are added.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Wallace Beery, Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, Alan Hale

Votes: 185

14. The Arizona Ranger (1948)

Approved | 64 min | Action, Drama, Western

7.0
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Bob Morgan returns home but alienates his father by not staying at his ranch. Instead he becomes the head of the new Arizona Rangers. Matters get worse between father and son when when his ... See full summary »

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Tim Holt, Jack Holt, Nan Leslie, Richard Martin

Votes: 70

15. Mother Carey's Chickens (1938)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Anne Shirley, Ruby Keeler, James Ellison, Fay Bainter

Votes: 133

16. Texas Trail (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.1
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During the Spanish-American War, Colonel Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders are short of horses, and Hopalong Cassidy and his Bar-20 friends are detailed to round up a bunch of wild horses, but... See full summary »

Director: David Selman | Stars: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Judith Allen

Votes: 68

17. Yellow Jack (1938)

Passed | 83 min | Drama, History, Mystery

6.4
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In the fever-stricken areas of Cuba a brave band of scientists, doctors and U. S. Marines fight a losing battle against the deadly plague of 'Yello Jack,' until the great heroic risk taken by an Irish sergeant brings victory.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Virginia Bruce, Lewis Stone, Andy Devine

Votes: 158

18. Tossing a Nigger in a Blanket (1898)

1 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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"Company F, 1st Ohio Volunteers, initiating a new man. Nineteen times he bounces in the blanket, and each toss is funnier than the last one."

Director: William 'Daddy' Paley

Votes: 1,825

19. I Loved a Woman (1933)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Art student John Hayden interrupts his studies in Greece to head his father's meat packing business on his father's death. He marries social climber Martha who taunts him for his ideals ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Kay Francis, Edward G. Robinson, Genevieve Tobin, Robert Barrat

Votes: 202

20. The Rough Riders (1927)

137 min | War

3.3
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The story of the military unit organized by future U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt and its adventures in Cuba during the Spanish-American War of 1898.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Noah Beery, Charles Farrell, George Bancroft, Charles Emmett Mack

Votes: 11

21. I Am an American (1944)

Approved | 16 min | Short, History

6.2
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A hypothetical married Polish couple arrives in New York in the early 1840's and walks to Ohio where they settle and prosper and raise children. The man loses an arm in the Civil war, and ... See full summary »

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Gary Gray, Gordon Hart, Dick Haymes

Votes: 76

22. Oklahoma Renegades (1940)

Approved | 57 min | Western

7.5
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Stony Brooke, Rusty Joslin and Rico, known as The Three Mesquiteers, return to Oklahoma at the close of the Spanish-American War, and are concerned that some of their wounded buddies have ... See full summary »

Director: Nate Watt | Stars: Robert Livingston, Raymond Hatton, Duncan Renaldo, Lee 'Lasses' White

Votes: 6

23. Surrender of General Toral (1898)

Short, News, War

8.0
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"The white flag of truce is prominent in the center of the picture. Shafter and Wheeler are on the left, conferring with staff officers. Toral hands his sword to General Shafter, who ... See full summary »

Director: James H. White | Stars: William Rufus Shafter, José Toral y Vázquez, Joseph Wheeler

Votes: 7

24. The Flag of Humanity (1940)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Biography, Drama

5.7
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This 'Special' entry from the Warners/Vitaphone shorts department is less the story of Clara Barton, and more the story of how Clara Barton helped further the cause of the Red Cross in the ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Nana Bryant, Fay Helm, John Hamilton, Ted Osborne

Votes: 64

25. Cuba (I) (2002)

Drama, Romance

7.3
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Director: Pedro Carvajal | Stars: Ana Álvarez, José Antonio Rodríguez, Eloy Azorín, María Elena Jiménez

Votes: 44

26. Teddy the Rough Rider (1940)

Approved | 19 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.3
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This short follows the political career of Theodore Roosevelt, beginning in 1895, when he was appointed police commissioner of New York City. In 1897 he was appointed Assistant Secretary of... See full summary »

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Sidney Blackmer, Pierre Watkin, Theodore von Eltz, Arthur Loft

Votes: 106

27. Rustlers of Devil's Canyon (1947)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.5
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Red Ryder returns to Sioux City, Wyoming, at the close of the Spanish-American War, settling down at the ranch of his aunt, The Duchess, with his pals Little Beaver and "Blizard". But Red ... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Allan Lane, Robert Blake, Martha Wentworth, Peggy Stewart

Votes: 20

28. Shooting Captured Insurgents (1898)

1 min | Short, War

4.9
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"A file of Spanish soldiers line up the Cubans against a blank wall and fire a volley. The flash of rifles and drifting smoke make a very striking picture." - from the Edison Catalog

Votes: 165

29. Admiral Dewey Passing Catholic Club Stand (1899)

Short, News

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Director: James H. White | Star: George Dewey

30. Presentation of Nation's Sword to Admiral Dewey (1899)

Short, News

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"By Secretary Long at Washington, showing President McKinley, the Admiral and many other celebrities. Clear, sharp and lifelike."

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Albert E. Smith | Stars: George Dewey, John Davis Long, William McKinley

31. Wyoming Wildcat (1941)

Approved | 56 min | Adventure, Romance, War

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Bill Gannon returns from the Spanish American War only to find that his father Frank is a wanted outlaw. An outcast because of his father's reputation, things get worse when he is jailed for a murder he didn't commit.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Julie Duncan, Frank M. Thomas, Syd Saylor

32. Admiral Dewey Taking Leave of Washington Committee on the U.S. Cruiser 'Olympia' (1899)

Short, News

4.5
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"Showing the gallant Admiral standing directly in front of the camera, life size, his head bare, graciously bidding his guests adieu. This was exhibited at the Eden Musee and Koster and ... See full summary »

Director: James H. White | Stars: George Dewey, Nelson Appleton Miles, Octavius L. Pruden, William T. Sampson

Votes: 89

33. Troop Ships for the Philippines (1898)

1 min | Documentary, Short, War

4.9
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The S.S. Australia departs from San Francisco Bay, carrying American soldiers to the Philippines.

Director: James H. White

Votes: 136

34. Admiral Dewey Receiving the Washington and New York Committees (1899)

1 min | Short, News

4.5
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"Showing Committee of Arrangements visit to the Admiral on board the U.S. Cruiser Olympia."

Director: James H. White | Stars: George Dewey, Nelson Appleton Miles, Octavius L. Pruden, William T. Sampson

Votes: 100

35. Battle of San Juan Hill (II) (1898)

Short, War

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"This is one of the greatest war films ever placed on the market. The enemy is seen scouting in the underbrush at the foot of a steep hill. Suddenly our own soldier boys appear under the ... See full summary »

36. Major General Shafter (1898)

Short, News

3.1
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"The commander of the 5th Army Corps rides forward with a party of officers. He wears a white helmet, a broad expanse of shirt bosom and a general air of avoirdupois."

Director: William 'Daddy' Paley | Star: William Rufus Shafter

Votes: 42

37. U.S. Cavalry Supplies Unloading at Tampa, Florida (1898)

Short, Documentary

3.5
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"Here is a freight train of thirty cars loaded with baggage and ambulance supplies for the 9th U.S. Cavalry. In the foreground a score of troopers are pulling, lifting and hauling an ... See full summary »

Director: William 'Daddy' Paley

Votes: 43

38. The Denial (1925)

50 min | Drama

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Beautiful Mildred Hucks is in love with young Lyman Webb, but her mother is determined to marry off Mildred to an elderly millionaire. When the Spanish-American War breaks out in 1898, ... See full summary »

Director: Hobart Henley | Stars: Claire Windsor, Bert Roach, William Haines, Lucille Ricksen

39. Admiral Dewey Landing at Gibraltar (1899)

Short, News

4.2
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Star: George Dewey

Votes: 122

40. The Fleet Steaming Up North River (1898)

Short, News

4.3
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"On Saturday morning, August 20, 1898, six grim battleships of Admiral Sampson's Squadron sailed into New York Harbor and up the Hudson to receive a welcome from the people and to fire a ... See full summary »

Director: James H. White

Votes: 45

41. Shame (1917)

Drama, History

8.0
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Director: John W. Noble | Stars: Zena Keefe, Lionel Belmore, Paul Doucet, Joyce Fair

Votes: 9

42. Wreck of the Battleship 'Maine' (1898)

Short, News, War

4.0
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"Taken in Havana Harbor from a moving launch, and shows the wreck of the 'Maine' surrounded by wrecking boats and other vessels. The warped and twisted remains show how thoroughly this ... See full summary »

Director: William 'Daddy' Paley

Votes: 66

43. Governor Roosevelt and Staff (I) (1899)

Documentary, Short, News

3.2
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"Taken during the land parade in honor of Admiral Dewey, just before the turn into 72nd street, with Grant's Tomb and decorated residences in the background. This entire series has a very ... See full summary »

Star: Theodore Roosevelt

Votes: 28

44. The Spanish-American War: First Intervention (2007 TV Movie)

180 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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The wars for Cuban Independence began long before the arrival of the Americans, however, on the night of February 12, 1898, 266 American lives were lost when the United States Battleship ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Tuckett | Stars: Mike Agresta, Jack Amos, Damon Bonetti, Ethan Cadoff

Votes: 12

45. Troops Embarking at San Francisco (1898)

Documentary, Short

3.0
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Director: James H. White

Votes: 45

46. Cuban Volunteers Embarking (1898)

Documentary, Short, War

2.9
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Director: William 'Daddy' Paley

Votes: 44

47. Col. Torrey's 'Rough Riders' (1898)

Documentary, Short, War

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"This picture was taken during the mobilization of the army in the South, at the opening of the Spanish-American War. This regiment is made up of cowboys and rough riders from the West. Shown on parade."

48. The Buffalo Soldiers (1992 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary

5.7
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The story of the colored 9th and 10th Cavalry, the "Buffalo Soldiers", and their service on the American frontier during the latter half of the 19th century.

Director: Bill Armstrong | Stars: Alpheus Merchant, Colin Powell

Votes: 12

49. Battle History of the U. S. Coast Guard (2004– )

130 min | Documentary

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This program chronicles the role of the Coast Guard in war and peace over its 200 years of service to the United States. The program details the Coast Guards critical roles in the Civil War... See full summary »

Star: Stan Watts

50. Admiral Cervera and Officers of the Spanish Fleet Leaving the 'St. Louis' (1898)

Short, News, War

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Scenes of Spanish prisoners of war in Annapolis, MD.