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1. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

R | 105 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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42 Metascore

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them.

Writer: Seth Grahame-Smith | Director: Timur Bekmambetov | Stars: Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie

Votes: 128,335 | Gross: $37.52M

2. Butter (2011)

R | 90 min | Comedy

6.2
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40 Metascore

In Iowa, an adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their town's annual contest.

Writer: Jason A. Micallef | Director: Jim Field Smith | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Yara Shahidi, Ty Burrell, Olivia Wilde

Votes: 16,820 | Gross: $0.07M

3. The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)

R | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.3
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26 Metascore

A young family moves into a historic home in Georgia, only to learn they are not the house's only inhabitants. Soon they find themselves in the presence of a secret rising from underground and threatening to bring down anyone in its path.

Writers: David Coggeshall, Sarai Givaty | Director: Tom Elkins | Stars: Abigail Spencer, Chad Michael Murray, Katee Sackhoff, Emily Alyn Lind

Votes: 13,124

4. Tale of the Mummy (1998)

R | 88 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

3.8
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Centuries ago, under the sands of ancient Egypt, a prince was buried and his tomb eternally curses so that no man would ever again suffer from his evil ways. But hundreds of years later on ... See full summary »

Writers: Keith Williams, Russell Mulcahy, John Esposito | Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Jason Scott Lee, Louise Lombard, Sean Pertwee, Lysette Anthony

Votes: 2,564

5. The Hebrew Hammer (2003)

R | 85 min | Comedy

6.2
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41 Metascore

An orthodox Jewish blaxploitation hero saves Hanukkah from the clutches of Santa Claus' evil son.

Writer: Jonathan Kesselman | Director: Jonathan Kesselman | Stars: Adam Goldberg, Andy Dick, Judy Greer, Mario Van Peebles

Votes: 4,177 | Gross: $0.02M

6. 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.

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

Votes: 4,125 | Gross: $0.67M

7. Dark Days (2000)

94 min | Documentary

7.8
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75 Metascore

A cinematic portrait of the homeless population who live permanently in the underground tunnels of New York City.

Director: Marc Singer | Star: Marc Singer

Votes: 5,466 | Gross: $0.43M

8. The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972)

114 min | Comedy

5.9
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Young Australian, Barry McKenzie, travels to England with his Aunt Edna after his father dies and a request is revealed in his will.

Writers: Bruce Beresford, Barry Humphries | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Barry Crocker, Barry Humphries, Spike Milligan, Peter Cook

Votes: 583

9. Roots: The Gift (1988 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, History

6.6
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The characters of Kunta Kinte and Fiddler from Roots are back in this movie. In this movie the two of them accompany their owner to another plantation at Christmas time and they learn that ... See full summary »

Writer: David Eyre Jr. | Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., LeVar Burton, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew

Votes: 309

10. Union Bound (2016)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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He went to war to free slaves but in the end was freed by them.

Writer: John Errington | Director: Harvey Lowry | Stars: Randy Wayne, Drew Seeley, Isaac C. Singleton Jr., Dakota Lee

Votes: 25

11. The Journey of August King (1995)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama

6.6
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The Journey of August King is a multi-dimensional drama about a North Carolina farmer in April 1815. August King, a widower, is on his way home as he does every year after selling his ... See full summary »

Writer: John Ehle | Director: John Duigan | Stars: Jason Patric, Thandie Newton, Larry Drake, Sam Waterston

Votes: 759

12. A Woman Called Moses (1978– )

240 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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A film about the life and career of the African American abolitionist and slave escape leader, Harriet Tubman.

Stars: Cicely Tyson, Orson Welles, Will Geer, Robert Hooks

Votes: 151

13. The House of Dies Drear (1984 TV Movie)

116 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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A young black man and his family move into a home in rural Ohio, and discover that during the Civil War it was used by a Dutch immigrant to smuggle runaway slaves to freedom. Soon they ... See full summary »

Writer: Virginia Hamilton | Director: Allan A. Goldstein | Stars: Howard E. Rollins Jr., Shavar Ross, Gloria Foster, Joe Seneca

Votes: 155

14. Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad (1994 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama, History

6.4
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A number of slaves risk their lives to escape their masters with their only help coming from the famous secret slave escape network.

Writers: Diana Braithwaite, Peter Mohan, Nancy Trites-Botkin | Director: Don McBrearty | Stars: Falconer Abraham, Dwight Bacquie, Janet Bailey, Nigel Bennett

Votes: 125

15. Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble (2000 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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True story from the 19th century about an English actress who marries a US plantation owner. Appalled by slavery, she dedicates her life to oppose it and her husband and help her husband's slaves in any way possible, including escaping.

Writer: Christopher Lofton | Director: James Keach | Stars: Jane Seymour, Keith Carradine, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Janet-Laine Green

Votes: 204

16. Dead Gorgeous (2002 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Rose and Antonia are two old friends who meet up again after the second world war. Unhappy in their relationships, they plan to 'accidentally' murder each others husbands.

Writers: Andrew Payne, Peter Lovesey | Director: Sarah Harding | Stars: Fay Ripley, Helen McCrory, Ron Cook, Lloyd Owen

Votes: 176

17. The Underground Railroad (1999 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary, History, War

7.2
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The history of the Underground Railroad.

Director: Jeff Lengyel | Star: Alfre Woodard

Votes: 24

18. Friendly Persuasion (1975 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.5
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During the Civil War, a Quaker couple risks their lives by helping runaway slaves.

Writers: Jessamyn West, William P. Wood | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Richard Kiley, Shirley Knight, Clifton James, Michael O'Keefe

Votes: 14

19. Brothers of the Borderland (2004)

Drama, Short

7.3
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From dusk to dawn "Alice" runs for her life, she's aided by "John Parker" an African American member of The Underground Railroad who helps her across the Ohio river, his counterpart the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ronald Taylor | Director: Julie Dash | Stars: Barrett Clark, Dan Davidson, Christopher Dressler, Camille Gaston

Votes: 7

20. The Quest for Freedom (1992 TV Short)

32 min | Short, Biography, Drama

7.8
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She was 29 years old, and a slave. She'd never been to school and could not read or write. She had been beaten, abused, and humiliated. Except for the few square miles around her home, she ... See full summary »

Writer: Fred Holmes | Director: Fred Holmes | Stars: Summer Selby, David King, Reg Grant, Chris Messersmith

Votes: 5

21. Ninja Gaiden (1988 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.9
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The Ninja has perfected five techniques to help him on his voyage. As he scourges each zone to eliminate the enemies, items appear from trash cans, signs, etc. His mission is to fight his ... See full summary »

Writers: Faw, Shuichi Sakurazaki | Director: Shuichi Sakurazaki

Votes: 150

22. Daughters of the New Republic: Sarah Bradford and Harriet Tubman (2016 TV Movie)

73 min | Documentary, Biography, History | Completed

Today, Harriet Tubman is an icon for the struggle for freedom in the United States. Her story might have been lost to history except for one woman, Sarah Bradford, who agreed to write her ... See full summary »

Director: Linda Robertson | Star: J.G. Hertzler

23. The City (II) (1939)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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An analysis of the development of London

Director: Ralph Elton | Stars: Charles Bressey, Herbert Hodge

Votes: 13

24. A Time to Be Remembered (A Juneteenth Story) (1997)

58 min | History

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A Time to be Remembered is a documentary film about slavery in America and the people and events that led to slavery's abolition. Included in the film is the history of famous real people ... See full summary »

Writer: Hank Gray | Stars: Carry Farley, Mary Galde, Gail Fisher, Etha Gray

25. Scarecrow (2009)

16 min | Short, Drama, History

8.9
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Writer: Patrick Knipe | Director: Patrick Knipe | Stars: Brandon Carroll, Nikki Muller, Jamie Burton-Oare, Amanda KC

Votes: 22

26. Flight to Freedom (1995)

120 min | Documentary, History

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Directors: John Overlan, Ann Spurling | Stars: Cicely Tyson, David Sluberski, Betty Browne, Paul Cyr

27. Mattie, Johnny and Smooth White Stones (2004)

20 min | Drama, Short

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Mattie and Johnny are two slaves who are in love. They decide to runaway when they secretly learn that Johnny is going to be sold. Johnny plots their course along the Underground Railroad. ... See full summary »

Writer: Cassandra Hollis | Director: Cassandra Hollis | Star: Cassandra Hollis

28. Suite for Freedom (2004 Video)

Animation, Short

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Director: Suite for Freedom

29. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Allan Pinkerton: The Original Private Eye

Documentary, Biography

Alan Pinkerman was a Scotish immigrant who escaped the slums of Glasgow to found the first, and for a time, the world's most prominent detective agency in the United States. His many ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Perkins, Allan Pinkerton

30. Voyagers! (1982–1983)
Episode: Created Equal (1982)

60 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Arriving in ancient Rome, Phineas and Jeffery must save the slave Spartacusso that he can lead the revolt in Capra. They also meet a young Sam Clemens and help Harriet Tubman escape.

Writer: Nick Thiel | Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Jon-Erik Hexum, Meeno Peluce, Ed Bakey, Leigh Hamilton

Votes: 28

31. Adderly (1986–1988)
Episode: Debbie Does Dishes (1987)

Adventure, Comedy

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Greenspan's new maid turns out to be a fugitive with a secret past, leading Adderly to an employment agency that is a front for an underground railroad system.

Creator: Elliott Baker | Stars: Winston Rekert, Barbara Eve Harris, Patricia Idlette, Dixie Seatle

32. Adventures from the Book of Virtues (1996– )
Episode: Faith (1997)

Animation, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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Annie is saddened when her faith-devoted neighbor Ruth passes away, and wonders whether faith is really wroth it because of that. Plato tries to convince her that it is very much worth it ... See full summary »

Writers: William J. Bennett, Bruce D. Johnson, Michael Maurer, Mark Young | Stars: Edward Asner, Rene Auberjonois, Jim Cummings, Tony Jay

Votes: 5

33. Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal (2008– )
Episode: Family Secrets (2009)

45 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

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Mother and daughter psychics, Caprice and Jordi, along with two teen psychic sisters, Peyton and Riley, attempt to solve the puzzle of a mysterious girl ghost at an inn dating to the revolutionary war.

Director: Elizabeth Wade | Stars: Michelle Babiarz, Chip Coffey, Edy Nathan

34. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Frederick Douglass (1996)

Documentary, Biography

8.1
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The life, times, and accomplishments of American abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass.

Director: Craig Haffner | Stars: Thomas Battle, David W. Blight, Peter Graves, William Gwaltney

Votes: 44

35. Heroes Reborn (2015–2016)
Episode: Odessa (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.7
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After a terrorist attack in Odessa, Texas, left the city decimated and lives in shambles, those with extraordinary abilities are in hiding after being blamed for the catastrophic event. ... See full summary »

Creator: Tim Kring | Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Jack Coleman, Zachary Levi, Robbie Kay, Kiki Sukezane

Votes: 841

36. Numb3rs (2005–2010)
Episode: Soft Target (2005)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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When a death results from an anti-terrorism exercise Don and his team are called in, but they end up butting heads with the leader of the unit who refuses to halt further training exercises... See full summary »

Creators: Nicolas Falacci, Cheryl Heuton | Director: Andy Wolk | Stars: Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch, Alimi Ballard

Votes: 166

37. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: The Color Yellow (2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

6.6
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While searching for an admirable ancestor for a class project, Lisa discovers the story of a relative named Eliza Simpson, who may or may not have helped a slave escape to freedom.

Creators: Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon | Director: Raymond S. Persi | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 476

38. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Liberators (1987)

Unrated | 90 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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Writer: Kenneth Johnson | Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Robert Carradine, Larry B. Scott, Cynthia Dale, Renée Jones

Votes: 39

39. The U.S. Of Archie (1974–1976)
Episode: The Underground Railroad (1974)

TV-Y7 | Animation, History

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Writers: Bill Danch, Bob Montana, Jim Ryan | Directors: Rudy Larriva, Bill Reed, Don Towsley, Lou Zukor | Stars: John Erwin, Dal McKennon, Howard Morris, Jane Webb