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1. The Birth of a Nation (1915)

Not Rated | 165 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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The Civil War divides friends and destroys families, but that's nothing compared to the anarchy in the black-ruled South after the war.

Writers: Thomas Dixon Jr., D.W. Griffith, Frank E. Woods | Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper

Votes: 15,264

2. How the West Was Won (1962)

Approved | 164 min | Western

7.1
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A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.

Writer: James R. Webb | Directors: John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda

Votes: 12,954

3. They Died with Their Boots On (1941)

Approved | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Highly fictionalized account (see 'goofs' for examples) of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big Horn in ... See full summary »

Writers: Wally Kline, Æneas MacKenzie | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Arthur Kennedy, Charley Grapewin

Votes: 4,044

4. The Civil War (1990 TV Mini-Series)

680 min | Documentary, History, War

9.4
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.

Stars: David McCullough, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards

Votes: 4,395

5. The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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April 14, 1865. As four year of Civil War draw to a close, our country again faces unforgettable tragedy: the assassination of the President. Starring Lance Henriksen as the Great ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Bishop, Tim Metcalfe, John Gray | Director: John Gray | Stars: Rob Morrow, Lance Henriksen, Donna Murphy, Jean Louisa Kelly

Votes: 295

6. The Blue and the Gray (1982 TV Mini-Series)

381 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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America just before and during the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of an artist correspondent.

Creator: John Leekley | Stars: Stacy Keach, John Hammond, Diane Baker, Kathleen Beller

Votes: 1,015

7. The Horse Soldiers (1959)

Approved | 115 min | Adventure, War, Western

7.2
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A Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind confederate lines in strength to destroy a rail/supply center. Along with them is sent a doctor who causes instant antipathy between him and the ... See full summary »

Writers: John Lee Mahin, Martin Rackin, Harold Sinclair | Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers, Judson Pratt

Votes: 5,988

8. The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)

PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Western

4.9
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The sole surviving Texas Ranger of an ambush arranged by Butch Cavandish returns to fight back as a masked hero.

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, Michael Kane, William Roberts, Gerald B. Derloshon, George W. Trendle, Fran Striker | Director: William A. Fraker | Stars: Klinton Spilsbury, Michael Horse, Christopher Lloyd, Matt Clark

Votes: 1,324

9. Abraham Lincoln (1930)

TV-G | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.8
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An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.

Writers: Stephen Vincent Benet, John W. Considine Jr., Gerrit J. Lloyd | Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Walter Huston, Una Merkel, William L. Thorne, Lucille La Verne

Votes: 940

10. Saving Lincoln (2013)

101 min | Biography

5.1
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The true story of Abraham Lincoln and his bodyguard, U.S. Marshal Ward Hill Lamon. This unique film features sets created from actual Civil War photographs.

Writers: Nina Davidovich, Salvador Litvak | Director: Salvador Litvak | Stars: Tom Amandes, Lea Coco, Penelope Ann Miller, Bruce Davison

Votes: 146

11. Drum Beat (1954)

111 min | Western, Adventure

6.4
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President Grant orders Indian fighter MacKay to negotiate with the Modocs of northern California and southern Oregon. On the way he must escort Nancy Meek to the home of her aunt and uncle.... See full summary »

Writer: Delmer Daves | Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Alan Ladd, Audrey Dalton, Marisa Pavan, Robert Keith

Votes: 492

12. Lincoln (1992 TV Movie)

240 min | Biography, History

7.1
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Famous actors read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the Civil War.

Writers: Philip Kunhardt III, Philip Kunhardt Jr., Peter W. Kunhardt | Directors: Peter W. Kunhardt, James A. Edgar | Stars: Jason Robards, James Earl Jones, Glenn Close, Richard Widmark

Votes: 187

13. Son of the Morning Star (1991 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 187 min | Biography, History, Western

7.4
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The story of George Custer, Crazy Horse and the events prior to the battle of the Little Bighorn, told from the different perspectives of two women.

Writers: Evan S. Connell, Melissa Mathison | Director: Mike Robe | Stars: Gary Cole, Rosanna Arquette, Stanley Anderson, Edward Blatchford

Votes: 660

14. From the Earth to the Moon (1958)

101 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.1
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Set just after the American civil war, businessman and inventor Victor Barbicane invents a new source of power called Power X. He plans to use it to power rockets, and to show its potential... See full summary »

Writers: Jules Verne, Robert Blees, James Leicester | Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Joseph Cotten, George Sanders, Debra Paget, Don Dubbins

Votes: 1,024

15. Sitting Bull (1954)

Approved | 105 min | Western

5.6
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Chief Sitting Bull of the Sioux tribe is forced by the Indian-hating General Custer to react with violence, resulting in the famous Last Stand at Little Bighorn. Parrish, a friend to the ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack DeWitt, Sidney Salkow | Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Dale Robertson, Mary Murphy, J. Carrol Naish, John Litel

Votes: 355

16. Freedom Road (1979 TV Movie)

186 min | Drama

6.1
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Muhammad Ali, in a rare acting role, plays Gideon Jackson, an ex-slave in 1870's Virginia who gets elected to the U.S. Senate in Washington D.C. and battles other former slaves and white ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Fast, David Zelag Goodman | Director: Ján Kadár | Stars: Muhammad Ali, Kris Kristofferson, Ron O'Neal, Edward Herrmann

Votes: 88

17. The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)

130 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.1
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A dramatised life of Samuel Langhorn Clemens, or Mark Twain.

Writers: Harry Chandlee, Alan Le May, Harold M. Sherman | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Fredric March, Alexis Smith, Donald Crisp, Alan Hale

Votes: 641

18. Operator 13 (1934)

Passed | 85 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.2
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Union spy Gail Loveless impersonates a black maid in the early days of the Civil War, but complications arise when she falls in love with a Confederate officer.

Writers: Harvey F. Thew, Zelda Sears, Eve Greene, Robert W. Chambers | Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Marion Davies, Gary Cooper, Jean Parker, Katharine Alexander

Votes: 949

19. The Toast of New York (1937)

Approved | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Notorious robber baron financier Jim Fisk, who makes and loses fortunes, tries to corner the gold market as well as the heart of a beautiful actress.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, John Twist, Joel Sayre, Bouck White, Matthew Josephson | Directors: Rowland V. Lee, Alexander Hall | Stars: Edward Arnold, Cary Grant, Frances Farmer, Jack Oakie

Votes: 657

20. Centennial Summer (1946)

102 min | History, Musical

6.6
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In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters vie for the affections of a Frenchman who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.

Writers: Albert E. Idell, Michael Kanin | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, William Eythe

Votes: 178

21. The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer (1998– )

30 min | Comedy

4.0
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The misadventures of Abraham Lincoln, his loony associates, and the only sane man amongst them, the President's black butler Desmond.

Creators: Barry Fanaro, Mort Nathan | Stars: Chi McBride, Max Baker, Dann Florek, Christine Estabrook

Votes: 78

22. Gold Is Where You Find It (1938)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.3
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Hydraulic Mining versus Sacramento Valley Farming.

Writers: Warren Duff, Robert Buckner, Clements Ripley | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: George Brent, Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains, Margaret Lindsay

Votes: 253

23. Liberty (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 180 min | Drama, History

6.1
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Drama about how the Statue of Liberty came to be erected in New York Harbor in the early 1880's and the people responsible for it's creation.

Writer: Pete Hamill | Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Chris Sarandon, Frank Langella, Carrie Fisher, Dana Delany

Votes: 30

24. Silver Dollar (1932)

TV-G | 83 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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Yates and Sarah Martin are barely getting by in a Colorado boom town grocery store. Sudden wealth leads to greater prosperity and political power. In Denver Yates buys a mansion and builds ... See full summary »

Writers: Carl Erickson, Harvey F. Thew, David Karsner | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Bebe Daniels, Aline MacMahon, DeWitt Jennings

Votes: 169

25. Emma: Queen of the South Seas (1988 TV Mini-Series)

193 min | Drama

7.3
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Stars: Barbara Carrera, Steve Bisley, Thaao Penghlis, Hal Holbrook

Votes: 49

26. The Fabulous Texan (1947)

Approved | 95 min | Romance, War, Western

6.5
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A couple of Confederate soldiers, returning home from the Civil War, find Texas transformed into an armed camp with a quasi-dictator gathering up land and power as fast as he can. The two ... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Hazard, Horace McCoy, Hal Long | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Bill Elliott, John Carroll, Catherine McLeod, Albert Dekker

Votes: 41

27. Frontier Scout (1938)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.3
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After fighting in the Civil War, Wild Bill Hickok and Whiney head west to investigate missing cattle herds. There they meet their war buddy Norris who is now in the cattle business. When he... See full summary »

Writer: Frances Guihan | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Houston, Al St. John, Beth Marion, Stephen Chase

Votes: 30

28. The Warrens of Virginia (1924)

Romance

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Writer: William C. de Mille | Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: George Backus, Rosemary Hill, Martha Mansfield, Robert Andrews

Votes: 11

29. No Retreat from Destiny: The Battle That Rescued Washington (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 107 min | Action, Drama, War

7.8
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Tells the story of the Confederacy's last great invasion of the north, in July 1864, and the subsequent attack on Washington, D.C. that almost brought the northern war effort to its knees. ... See full summary »

Writers: Kevin R. Hershberger, John Pagano | Director: Kevin R. Hershberger | Stars: Cyril Augustin, Robert Blumenstein, Paul Boccadoro, Bob Bosler

Votes: 59

30. Only the Brave (1930)

66 min | Romance, War

6.7
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Writers: Richard H. Digges Jr., Agnes Brand Leahy, Edward E. Paramore Jr., Keene Thompson | Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Gary Cooper, Mary Brian, Phillips Holmes, James Neill

Votes: 39

31. The Flaming Frontier (1926)

Passed | 90 min | Action, Adventure, History

4.0
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Bob Langdon, a young Pony Express rider, is given an appointment to West Point, but is forced to leave the academy as the result of political intrigue stirred up by enemies of his friend, ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Sedgwick, Raymond L. Schrock, Edward J. Montagne, Charles Kenyon | Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Hoot Gibson, Anne Cornwall, Dustin Farnum, Ward Crane

Votes: 5

33. The Battle Cry of Peace (1915)

90 min | Drama

3.2
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Enemy agents under the leadership of "Emanon" conspire with pacifists to keep the American defense appropriations down at a time when forces of the enemy are preparing to invade. The ... See full summary »

Writers: J. Stuart Blackton, Hudson Maxim | Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Wilfrid North | Stars: Charles Richman, L. Rogers Lytton, James Morrison, Mary Maurice

Votes: 5

34. The Son of Davy Crockett (1941)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.0
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The last solo-starring feature film Bill Elliott made for Columbia, as his next eight westerns for Columbia featured Tex Ritter as his co-star. Young Dave Crockett and his sidekick ... See full summary »

Writer: Lambert Hillyer | Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Bill Elliott, Iris Meredith, Dub Taylor, Kenneth MacDonald

Votes: 21

35. Secret Service (1931)

Passed | 68 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.5
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Lewis Dumont, a Northern officer in the American Civil War, works undercover behind Confederate lines in an attempt to lead Southern forces away from an area in which a Northern attack is ... See full summary »

Writers: William Gillette, Bernard Schubert | Director: J. Walter Ruben | Stars: Richard Dix, William Post Jr., Shirley Grey, Nance O'Neil

Votes: 63

36. The Heart of Maryland (1927)

60 min | Drama, Romance

4.0
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Writers: C. Graham Baker, David Belasco | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Dolores Costello, Jason Robards Sr., Warner Richmond, Helene Costello

Votes: 8

37. Red Desert (1949)

60 min | Western

5.9
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A Government agent is sent to track an outlaw who has stolen gold boulion. The chase leads into a desolate desert region where the agent is forced to utilize his survival skills.

Writers: Ron Ormond, Daniel B. Ullman | Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Tom Neal, Jack Holt, Margia Dean

Votes: 18

38. The Battle of Shiloh (1913)

Drama, War

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Writer: Emmett C. Hall | Director: Joseph W. Smiley | Stars: John Ince, Blanche West, Robert Drouet, Peggy O'Neil

39. 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

40. Dixie (1924)

Drama, Family, Short

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The trials and tribulations of a proud Southern family, as they face the realities of the rise and fall of the Confederacy in the 1860's.

Writer: Martha Tucker Stephenson | Director: Webster Campbell | Stars: Arthur Dewey, Florence Johnstone, J. Barney Sherry, Albert Phillips

41. Believe It or Not #9 (1931)

Unrated | 9 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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Robert L. Ripley presents various oddities to members of the Believe-It-or-Not Club.

Writer: Wallace Sullivan | Director: Arthur Hurley | Stars: Katharine Marilyn Carney, Mrs. Lewis, Robert L. Ripley, Henry Scott

Votes: 25

42. Branded (1965–1966)
Episode: A Destiny Which Made Us Brothers (1966)

22 min | Western

7.3
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After soldiers enter his hotel room in the dead of night, Jason is reminded of events one night ten years ago when he was a Lieutenant in the Civil War. It was a strange bonding that would ... See full summary »

Creator: Larry Cohen | Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Chuck Connors, William Bryant, Willard Sage, Jan Merlin

Votes: 6

43. Branded (1965–1966)
Episode: Call to Glory: Part 1 (1966)

30 min | Western

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President Grant again sends for Jason's help. While talking, Jason is told that General Custer may be performing an Indian attack soon. Jason at first refuses to deceive his friend Custer ... See full summary »

Creator: Larry Cohen | Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Chuck Connors, Robert Lansing, Kathie Browne, H.M. Wynant

44. NewsRadio (1995–1999)
Episode: Our Fiftieth Episode (1997)

23 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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After a scuffle and being arrested all over a parking ticket, Bill is committed for psychiatric evaluation. With Bill gone, things quickly fall apart one air.

Creator: Paul Simms | Director: Tom Cherones | Stars: Dave Foley, Stephen Root, Andy Dick, Maura Tierney

Votes: 65

45. Branded (1965–1966)
Episode: The Assassins: Part 1 (1966)

30 min | Western

8.2
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A Washington, D.C. Western? Yes. McCord and his retired-general father are called to the nation's capital by President Ulysses S. Grant, who plans to develop the West by opening up the ... See full summary »

Creator: Larry Cohen | Director: William Witney | Stars: Chuck Connors, Kamala Devi, Peter Graves, John Carradine

Votes: 8

46. Branded (1965–1966)
Episode: The Assassins: Part 2 (1966)

30 min | Western

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Jason went to his grandfathers house to figure out just what was going on. The knife was puzzling him... See full synopsis »

Creator: Larry Cohen | Director: William Witney | Stars: Chuck Connors, Kamala Devi, Peter Graves, John Carradine

47. Branded (1965–1966)
Episode: The Golden Fleece (1966)

30 min | Western

7.6
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McCord is picked up by a group of soldiers who say they will try him not only for cowardice in the deadly Indian raid that killed everyone but him, but for complicity in planning it! ... See full summary »

Creator: Larry Cohen | Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Chuck Connors, Harry Townes, William Phipps, Bing Russell

Votes: 9

48. Branded (1965–1966)
Episode: The Mission: Part 1 (1965)

30 min | Western

7.2
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A chain of events leads Jason McCord to the White House standing in front of President Grant, and it all starts when an old flame comes back into his life. She announces that her father, Senator Lansing, has a job for him.

Creator: Larry Cohen | Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Chuck Connors, Kamala Devi, Macdonald Carey, John Carradine

Votes: 11

49. The Wild Wild West (1965–1969)
Episode: The Night of the Big Blackmail (1968)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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While President Grant attends a fencing contest at the German consulate, he is invited by Baron Hinterstoisser to a reception and special presentation afterward. Agent West learns that the ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Garrison | Director: Irving J. Moore | Stars: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Harvey Korman, Ron Rich

Votes: 54

50. The Wild Wild West (1965–1969)
Episode: The Night of the Colonel's Ghost (1967)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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President Grant wants to go to Gibsonville to dedicate the statue of an officer under his command during the Civil War. James West travels ahead to ensure it's safe for the President. West ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Garrison | Director: Charles R. Rondeau | Stars: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Kathie Browne, Lee Bergere

Votes: 48