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1. John Adams (2008 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 501 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.

Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 16,842

2. Jefferson in Paris (1995)

PG-13 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.7
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One of the obsessive speculations in American history is whether Thomas Jefferson, in the years before he became president, had an affair with (and fathered a child with) his 15-year-old ... See full summary »

Writer: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Nick Nolte, Greta Scacchi, Gwyneth Paltrow, Estelle Eonnet

Votes: 2,361

3. The Adams Chronicles (1976 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama, History

8.3
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Ambitious multipart PBS production that brings to life five generations of one of America's leading political and historical families. It traces their lives from John Adams early years as a... See full summary »

Creator: Virginia Kassel | Stars: David Elliott, Albert Stratton, Michael Tolan, John Beal

Votes: 138

4. The Howards of Virginia (1940)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, War

6.2
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Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbrining when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard. Matt joins the Colonial forces in their fight for ... See full summary »

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Elizabeth Page | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Cary Grant, Martha Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Alan Marshal

Votes: 732

5. Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (1997 TV Special)

240 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

8.6
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The story of the most important American exploration expedition in American history and the participants in it.

Writers: Ken Burns, Dayton Duncan | Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Adam Arkin, John Logan Allen, Stephen Ambrose

Votes: 699

6. Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000 TV Movie)

Unrated | 251 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Epic television miniseries exploring the complicated relationship of Thomas Jefferson and slave Sally Hemings, who conducted a 38 year love affair, spanning an ocean, ultimately producing children, grandchildren, and lots of controversy.

Writer: Tina Andrews | Director: Charles Haid | Stars: Sam Neill, Carmen Ejogo, Diahann Carroll, Mare Winningham

Votes: 364

7. The Far Horizons (1955)

108 min | History, Western

6.1
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United States has just acquired Louisiana from France. An expedition led by Lewis and Clark is sent to survey the territory and go where no white man has gone before. Are they able to ... See full summary »

Writers: Della Gould Emmons, Winston Miller, Edmund H. North | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Charlton Heston, Donna Reed, Barbara Hale

Votes: 670

8. Swing Out, Sweet Land (1970 TV Movie)

73 min | Comedy, Family, History

7.2
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Writer: Paul Keyes | Director: Stan Harris | Stars: John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Lucille Ball, Jack Benny

Votes: 96

9. The Rebels (1979 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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Philip Kent(Andrew Stevens) takes part in the american revolution and the newly formed congress.

Writers: Sean Bain, Robert A. Cinader, John Jakes | Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: Andrew Stevens, Don Johnson, Doug McClure, Jim Backus

Votes: 109

10. A More Perfect Union: America Becomes a Nation (1989)

111 min | Drama, History

6.0
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It showed the process it took to write the Constitution of the United States.

Writer: Tim Slover | Director: Peter N. Johnson | Stars: Craig Wasson, Michael McGuire, Morgan White, Bruce Newbold

Votes: 110

11. Founding Fathers (2000 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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Stars: Edward Herrmann, Keith Arbour, Carol Berkin, Beau Bridges

Votes: 91

12. Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot (1957)

34 min | Short, Drama, History

5.9
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This is a 37-minute orientation film, filmed in the spring of 1956, for visitors to historic Colonial Williamsburg, and photographed in the area restored by the Rockerfeller Foundation. The... See full summary »

Writer: Emmet Lavery | Director: George Seaton | Stars: Jack Lord, Leora Dana, Margery Maude, Richard Striker

Votes: 108

13. America (1924)

Passed | 141 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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The story of a family caught up in the American Revolutionary War.

Writer: Robert W. Chambers | Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Neil Hamilton, Carol Dempster, Erville Alderson, Charles Emmett Mack

Votes: 265

14. Founding Brothers (2002 TV Movie)

200 min | Documentary

7.5
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Writers: Joseph Ellis, Kelly McPherson, Melissa Jo Peltier | Director: Melissa Jo Peltier | Stars: Peter Coyote, Brian Dennehy, Joseph Ellis, Edward Herrmann

Votes: 65

15. Magnificent Doll (1946)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, History

5.8
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Ginger Rogers is the daughter of boardinghouse owners in Washington, DC who falls in love with Aaron Burr and James Madison.

Writer: Irving Stone | Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Burgess Meredith, Peggy Wood

Votes: 187

16. Alexander Hamilton (1931)

TV-G | 70 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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With the end of the Revolutionary War in 1783, General George Washington took Colonel Hamilton with him into the newly formed government. While the main disagreements in the early days was ... See full summary »

Writers: George Arliss, Mary Hamlin, Julien Josephson, Maude T. Howell | Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: George Arliss, Doris Kenyon, Dudley Digges, June Collyer

Votes: 96

17. George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986 TV Movie)

190 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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Writers: Richard Fielder, James Thomas Flexner | Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Barry Bostwick, Patty Duke, Jeffrey Jones, Richard Bekins

Votes: 82

18. The Remarkable Andrew (1942)

Unrated | 81 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in ... See full summary »

Writer: Dalton Trumbo | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Brian Donlevy, William Holden, Ellen Drew, Montagu Love

Votes: 105

19. Janice Meredith (1924)

153 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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It is 1774, the eve of the American War of Independence. Janice comes from a Tory household. She cavorts with American and British alike, is pursued by Charles Fownes, patriot and friend of... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Leicester Ford, Lillie Hayward | Director: E. Mason Hopper | Stars: Marion Davies, Harrison Ford, Macklyn Arbuckle, Joseph Kilgour

Votes: 549

20. Yankee Doodle Cricket (1975 TV Movie)

26 min | Animation, Family

6.4
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Chester C. Cricket and his friends help out Thomas Jefferson and Paul Revere.

Writers: Chuck Jones, George Selden | Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Les Tremayne, Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 94

21. The Olive Branch (2016)

Drama | Announced

Descendants of a child created by a plantation owner and one of his slaves try to connect with their newly discovered relatives.

Writers: T.D. Antoine, Joey Kent | Director: T.D. Antoine | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Victor Love, Jaclyn Lopez, Michael Sieve

22. Forefathers

Comedy, History | Announced

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Writers: Anna Martemucci, Philip Quinaz, Victor Quinaz, Brian Shoaf | Director: Victor Quinaz | Stars: Philip Quinaz, Brian Shoaf

23. Independence (1976)

Not Rated | 30 min | Drama, Short

6.7
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This short was made during the US Bicentennial celebration to give a background on the development, writing and signing of the Declaration of Independence and the men who were involved in it.

Writers: Tom McGrath, Joyce Ritter, Lloyd Ritter | Director: John Huston | Stars: William Atherton, John Favorite, Pat Hingle, Ken Howard

Votes: 47

24. The Patriots (1963 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

4.4
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Writers: Robert Hartung, Sidney Kingsley | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Charlton Heston, Howard St. John, John Fraser, Laurinda Barrett

Votes: 31

25. Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time (1999 Video Game)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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Directors: Jenean Estigoy, Stuart Lowder, Jonathan G. Meath, Haroon Tahir | Stars: Bonnie Akimoto, Doug Boyd, Petri Byrd, L. Peter Callender

Votes: 16

26. Barbary Pirate (1949)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Adventure

5.6
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The U.S. government sends Major Thomas Blake on a secret mission when the Bey of Tripoli starts demanding tribute from American merchant ships in the Mediterranean in the early 1800's. His ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Libott, Frank Burt | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Donald Woods, Trudy Marshall, Lenore Aubert, Stefan Schnabel

Votes: 19

27. The Heart of a Hero (1916)

Drama, War

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Writers: Clyde Fitch, Frances Marion | Director: Emile Chautard | Stars: Robert Warwick, Gail Kane, Alec B. Francis, George MacQuarrie

Votes: 16

28. The Man Without a Country (1925)

100 min | Drama

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Writers: Edward Everett Hale, Robert N. Lee | Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Edward Hearn, Pauline Starke, Lucy Beaumont, Richard Tucker

29. Gospel of Liberty (1996 Video)

37 min | Short, Drama

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The revivals of the Great Awakening shook Britain's North American colonies from spiritual slumber during the 1730s-1750s. In Virginia it touched men and women whose spiritual needs had ... See full summary »

Writers: Andrew Gardner, Dennis Montgomery | Director: Andrew Gardner | Stars: Harvey L. Bakari, Oteka Ball, Bill Barker, Stan Beadle

30. Hands Across the Sea in '76 (1911)

Short, Drama, Thriller

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Features a chronological parade of major events and battles of the American Revolution, with a side-plot emphasis on the emotional stress of a patriotic American girl, played by Dorothy ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence B. McGill | Stars: Dorothy Gibson, William S. Rising, Helen Marten, Thomas Irwin

31. My Own United States (1918)

Drama

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Writer: Anthony Paul Kelly | Director: John W. Noble | Stars: Arnold Daly, Charles Graham, Duncan McRae, Sidney Bracey

32. Romance of Louisiana (1937)

Approved | 18 min | Short, Drama, History

5.0
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This 1937 Vitaphone short was reissued in 1953 to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase. In 1803, American President Thomas Jefferson appointed James Monroe to ... See full summary »

Writer: Crane Wilbur | Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Addison Richards, Erville Alderson, Suzanne Kaaren, Ian Wolfe

Votes: 32

33. The Beautiful Mrs. Reynolds (1918)

Drama, History

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Writer: S.M. Weller | Director: Arthur Ashley | Stars: June Elvidge, Carlyle Blackwell, Arthur Ashley, Carl Gerard

34. Reflections on Liberty (1997 Video)

25 min | Short

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Director: Joanne Puckett | Stars: Bill Barker, Bill Weldon

35. The Declaration of Independence (1924)

30 min | Drama, Short

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Writer: William B. Courtney | Director: Kenneth S. Webb | Stars: J. Moy Bennett, Frederick J. Spender, Gordon Standing, Douglass Dumbrille

36. Columbia Musical Travelark: Wonders of Washington, D. C. (1956)

Approved | 20 min | Documentary, Short, History

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George Jessel takes a talking-tour of the United States capital city, while Bill Hayes, Rosemary June and the Bill Peterson Singers sing about it.

Writer: Harry Foster | Director: Harry Foster | Stars: George Jessel, Bill Hayes, Rosemary June, Jim Peterson Singers

37. Washington: Man and Myth (1999 Video)

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Listen and learn from the "Father of Our Country." George Washington speaks about his early years as a soldier and politician in Virginia.

Writers: Carson Hudson, William G. Wagner | Director: William G. Wagner | Stars: William Sommerfield, Mark Muller, Rogers Hamilton, Bill Barker

38. Family Ties (1982–1989)
Episode: Philadelphia Story (1985)

TV-G | 24 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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Alex has a cold but insists to work all night on his paper on the Declaration of Independence, after using it as an example to incite his dad Steven not to invoke inexperience to refuse ... See full summary »

Creator: Gary David Goldberg | Director: Will Mackenzie | Stars: Meredith Baxter, Michael Gross, Michael J. Fox, Justine Bateman

Votes: 37

39. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Duel (2000)

Documentary, History

6.2
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Writers: Carl Byker, David Mzarek | Director: Carl Byker | Stars: Rene Auberjonois, Guy Boyd, Keith de Brunner, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 13

40. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: The Patriots (1976)

119 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Writer: Sidney Kingsley | Directors: Bob Hankal, Robert Strane | Stars: Ritch Brinkley, Martha J. Brown, Ralph Clanton, Robert L. Horen