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1. The Book Thief (2013)

PG-13 | 131 min | Drama, War

7.6
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53 Metascore

While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being protected by her adoptive parents.

Director: Brian Percival | Stars: Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Ben Schnetzer

Votes: 105,781 | Gross: $21.48M

2. Night at the Museum 3 (2014)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.2
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47 Metascore

Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Dick Van Dyke

Votes: 74,294 | Gross: $113.73M

3. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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65 Metascore

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 548,775 | Gross: $197.17M

4. The Sound of Music (1965)

G | 174 min | Biography, Drama, Family

8.0
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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn

Votes: 157,357 | Gross: $163.21M

5. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Adventurer, brain surgeon, rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his crime-fighting team, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, must stop evil alien invaders from the eighth dimension who are planning to conquer Earth.

Director: W.D. Richter | Stars: Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin, Jeff Goldblum

Votes: 18,735

6. Double Indemnity (1944)

Passed | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.3
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An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Votes: 104,941

7. Seabiscuit (2003)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.3
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72 Metascore

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Cooper

Votes: 59,199 | Gross: $120.15M

8. Murder in the First (1995)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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An eager and idealistic young attorney defends an Alcatraz prisoner accused of murdering a fellow inmate. The extenuating circumstances: his client had just spent over three years in solitary confinement.

Director: Marc Rocco | Stars: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 22,548 | Gross: $17.38M

9. Holocaust (1978– )

475 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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The saga of a Jewish family's struggle to survive the horror of Nazi Germany's systematic marginalization and extermination of their community.

Stars: Joseph Bottoms, Tovah Feldshuh, Rosemary Harris, Tony Haygarth

Votes: 3,538

10. Get Low (2009)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Mystery

7.1
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77 Metascore

A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.

Director: Aaron Schneider | Stars: Robert Duvall, Bill Murray, Sissy Spacek, Lucas Black

Votes: 19,713 | Gross: $9.18M

11. Mafia! (1998)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Crime

5.5
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Takeoff on the Godfather with the son of a mafia king taking over for his dying father

Director: Jim Abrahams | Stars: Jay Mohr, Christina Applegate, Lloyd Bridges, Billy Burke

Votes: 12,954 | Gross: $19.88M

12. Being Julia (2004)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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65 Metascore

Set in '30s London, the film involves stage actors and their experiences with love and revenge.

Director: István Szabó | Stars: Annette Bening, Michael Gambon, Maury Chaykin, Jeremy Irons

Votes: 10,933 | Gross: $7.74M

13. Good (2008)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.2
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40 Metascore

The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.

Director: Vicente Amorim | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs, Jodie Whittaker, Steven Mackintosh

Votes: 5,910 | Gross: $0.02M

14. A Special Day (1977)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama

8.1
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Two neighbors, a persecuted homosexual journalist and a resigned housewife, meet during Hitler's visit in Italy in May 1938.

Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon, Françoise Berd

Votes: 8,032

15. Nanjing! Nanjing! (2009)

R | 133 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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85 Metascore

In 1937, Japan occupied Nanjing, the Chinese capital. There was a battle and subsequent atrocities against the inhabitants, especially those who took refuge in the International Security Zone.

Director: Chuan Lu | Stars: Ye Liu, Wei Fan, Hideo Nakaizumi, Yuanyuan Gao

Votes: 8,739 | Gross: $0.12M

16. Masaryk (2016)

114 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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A period in the life of diplomat and politician Jan Masaryk, who was the son of Czechoslovakia's founder, served as the country's minister of foreign affairs and is believed by many to have been killed by the Communists in 1948.

Director: Julius Sevcík | Stars: Karel Roden, Hanns Zischler, Oldrich Kaiser, Arly Jover

Votes: 173

17. Water (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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77 Metascore

A thesis picture. In 1938, Gandhi's party is making inroads in women's rights. Chuyia, a child already married but living with her parents, becomes a widow. By tradition, she is ... See full summary »

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Lisa Ray, John Abraham, Seema Biswas, Sarala Kariyawasam

Votes: 12,932 | Gross: $3.22M

18. Innocent Lies (1995)

88 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.8
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In September 1938 a British detective comes to a small French coastal town in order to investigate the death of a colleague. Prime suspects are the members of English aristocratic family ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Dewolf | Stars: Adrian Dunbar, Florence Hoath, Sophie Aubry, Joanna Lumley

Votes: 650

19. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962)

Approved | 153 min | Drama, War

6.7
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In Argentina, the family man Julio Madariaga is the patriarch of his family and considers his farm the paradise on Earth. One of his daughters, Luisa Desnoyers, has married the Frenchman ... See full summary »

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Glenn Ford, Ingrid Thulin, Charles Boyer, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 1,580

20. Nanking (2007)

R | 88 min | Biography, History, War

7.8
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76 Metascore

Through readings of historical account by actors and the testimony of survivors, the events of the Nanjing Massacre are recounted.

Directors: Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman | Stars: Hugo Armstrong, Rosalind Chao, Stephen Dorff, John Getz

Votes: 3,038 | Gross: $0.16M

21. Stalin (1992 TV Movie)

172 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Joseph Stalin.

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Robert Duvall, Julia Ormond, Maximilian Schell, Jeroen Krabbé

Votes: 1,855

22. John Rabe (2009)

134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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57 Metascore

A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.

Director: Florian Gallenberger | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Daniel Brühl, Steve Buscemi, Anne Consigny

Votes: 5,306 | Gross: $0.07M

23. Georgia O'Keeffe (2009 TV Movie)

89 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.

Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Joan Allen, Jeremy Irons, Ed Begley Jr., Kathleen Chalfant

Votes: 726

24. Up at the Villa (2000)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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57 Metascore

Superficial people are revealed and drastically changed by circumstance or luck in this a tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Haas | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Sean Penn, Anne Bancroft, James Fox

Votes: 2,381 | Gross: $2.93M

25. Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942)

Approved | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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In Europe at the start of World War II, a woman notices that wherever her husband goes, the Nazis seem to follow. Meanwhile, a charming reporter is following them.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Cary Grant, Walter Slezak, Albert Dekker

Votes: 2,018

26. Lili Marleen (1981)

R | 120 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.2
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In Switzerland German singer 'Willie' falls in love with Jewish composer 'Robert' who offers resistance to the Nazis by helping refugees. But his family thinks that 'Willie' is also a Nazi ... See full summary »

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Giancarlo Giannini, Mel Ferrer, Karl-Heinz von Hassel

Votes: 2,975

27. Spalovac mrtvol (1969)

95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Set in World War II, a demented cremator believes cremation relieves earthly suffering and sets out to save the world.

Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová, Milos Vognic

Votes: 4,702

28. Arch of Triumph (1948)

Approved | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.4
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Illegal refugees lead dark lives in pre-World War II Paris.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Charles Laughton, Louis Calhern

Votes: 1,092 | Gross: $1.40M

29. Ztraceni v Mnichove (2015)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Sir "P" a 90 year old gray parrot, formerly living with Edouard Daladier, the French prime minister responsible for signing the Munich Treaty, comes to Prague to give his "account" of the ... See full summary »

Director: Petr Zelenka | Stars: Martin Mysicka, Tomás Bambusek, Vladimír Skultéty, Stanislas Pierret

Votes: 340

30. The Lady in Question (1999 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 94 min | Mystery, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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In 1938, Jewish-rights activist Emma Sachs is targeted by the Nazis. When she dies, foul play is suspected. But was it the Nazis, or was it someone else? Det. Tony Rossini investigates, ... See full summary »

Director: Joyce Chopra | Stars: Gene Wilder, Mike Starr, Cherry Jones, Barbara Sukowa

Votes: 217

31. Three Strangers (1946)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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Three strangers, each with a serious problem in their lives, share a sweepstakes ticket which they wished upon together before a Chinese idol.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Joan Lorring

Votes: 1,123

32. The Rape of Europa (2006)

Unrated | 117 min | Documentary, History, War

7.7
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77 Metascore

The story of Nazi Germany's plundering of Europe's great works of art during World War II and Allied efforts to minimize the damage.

Directors: Richard Berge, Bonni Cohen, Nicole Newnham | Stars: Joan Allen, E. Randol Schoenberg, Maria Altmann, Wolfgang Fischer

Votes: 1,259

33. The Nazis Strike (1943)

41 min | Documentary, Short, War

7.3
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The official World War II US government account of Nazi international aggression leading up to the British and French declarations of war.

Directors: Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak | Stars: Eduard Benes, Neville Chamberlain, Clementine Churchill, Winston Churchill

Votes: 572

34. Pavilion of Women (2001)

R | 116 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.9
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26 Metascore

With World War 2 looming, a prominent family in China must confront the contrasting ideas of traditionalism, communism and Western thinking, while dealing with the most important ideal of all: love and its meaning in society.

Director: Ho Yim | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Luo Yan, Sau Sek, John Cho

Votes: 893 | Gross: $0.04M

35. Nanjing 1937 (1995)

120 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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In December 1937, during the Second Japanese-Sino War, a Chinese doctor, his Japanese pregnant wife, their teenage daughter and their young son travel from Shanghai to Nanjing seeking ... See full summary »

Director: Ziniu Wu | Stars: Han Chin, Ai Saotome, Rene Liu, Tao Bai

Votes: 163

36. Blue Moon (2006)

108 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Can a love that bloomed under a Blue Moon truly last forever? At a quiet home in Boston, Massachusetts, an elderly Filipina named Corazon is writing a love letter. Knowing she doesn't have ... See full summary »

Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Eddie Garcia, Christopher De Leon, Dennis Trillo, Boots Anson-Roa

Votes: 59

37. A Friendship in Vienna (1988 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, History

7.0
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In 1930s Vienna, two best friends, a Jewish girl and a fascist's daughter, both witness the Nazi takeover of Austria, and question the impact it has on their lives.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Jane Alexander, Edward Asner, Natasha Bell, Helen Bourne

Votes: 110

38. Gli occhiali d'oro (1987)

110 min | Drama

7.4
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A Jewish family and a homosexual doctor suffer persecution in Fascist Italy. Based on a novel by Giorgio Bassani.

Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Rupert Everett, Valeria Golino, Stefania Sandrelli

Votes: 400

39. Fields of Fire (1987– )

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In 1938, an Englishman emigrates to Australia and becomes a cane-cutter. Sisters Kate and Dusty fall for him.

Stars: Robert Baxter, Todd Boyce, Luigi Cengarle, Melissa Docker

Votes: 55

40. Howard Hughes: The Man and the Madness (1999 TV Movie)

Documentary, Biography

7.9
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Documentary on the idiosyncratic, eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes utilizes rare archive footage and interviews with associates to shed light on the Hughes enigma.

Director: Nick Millard | Stars: Shannon Bollinger, Brett Brinkhoff, Jan Dicken, Frances Millard

Votes: 21

41. Anni difficili (1948)

90 min | Drama, War

7.2
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Aldo Piscitello, a minor government clerk, is forced in 1934 to join the Fascist party. When the war comes, he finds himself able only to talk ineffectually in secret against Mussolini, ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Zampa | Stars: Umberto Spadaro, Ave Ninchi, Delia Scala, Massimo Girotti

Votes: 86

42. Distant Journey (1950)

78 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.3
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Add a Plot

Director: Alfréd Radok | Stars: Blanka Waleská, Otomar Krejca, Viktor Ocásek, Zdenka Baldová

Votes: 175

43. Sie heißt jetzt Lotte! (2014)

17 min | Short, Drama, War

6.9
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The deep friendship between young theater actresses Maria and her Jewish friend Lea gradually starts to break as Marias husband Hans goes from being a young adventurer to a high ranking SS ... See full summary »

Director: Annekathrin Wetzel | Stars: Lola Dockhorn, Maria Ehrich, Kai-Peter Malina, Peter Kollmann

Votes: 16

44. October 30th (2018)

Sci-Fi, Thriller | Pre-production

Three friends escape into the wilderness after hearing only a portion of the Orson Welles radio play: The War of the Worlds. They seek refuge in an old hunting camp to ride out the ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Yurinko | Stars: George Katt, Rosebud Baker, Holt Boggs, Mark Borkowski

45. '38 (1986)

97 min | Drama

6.8
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In 1938, Austria is about to become a part of the Third Reich. A theater actress and a Jewish journalist fall in love and spend time together completely ignoring the political turmoil of the time despite friendly warnings.

Director: Wolfgang Glück | Stars: Tobias Engel, Sunnyi Melles, Heinz Trixner, Romuald Pekny

Votes: 101

46. Immortal France (1943)

113 min | Drama, War

6.3
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The story of how the people of Paris cope with the strains and struggles of war, from the siege of the city by the Prussians during the Franco-Prussian War of 1871 to the invasion by the Germans in World War II.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Raimu, Michèle Morgan, Louis Jouvet, Suzy Prim

Votes: 60

47. Zkáza krásou (I) (2016)

90 min | Documentary

7.4
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The story of Lída Baarová, famous Czech actress of the black and white era, who moved to Nazi Germany before WWII and formed a controversial relationship with Reich Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, who adored her.

Directors: Jakub Hejna, Helena Trestíková | Stars: Lída Baarová, Vladimír Borský, Frantisek Cáp, Gustav Fröhlich

Votes: 33

48. Rocketeer (1991 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Action adventure game based on The Rocketeer (1991) . With the help of his trusty plane and Howard Hughes' jet pack prototype, stunt pilot Cliff Secord must fight Nazi spies in 1930s L.A. both on the ground and in the air.

Votes: 25

49. 42 Ways to Kill Hitler (2008 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary

7.1
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National Geographic looks in some detail at 6 of the many close brushes with death Adolph Hitler had at the hands of assassins. The potential for the plots to succeed are examined as is the unpleasant fate of the would be assassins.

Director: Jon Taylor | Stars: Erik Thompson, Arlo Hemphill, Jason Bice, Mark Bradbury

Votes: 182

50. Wohin und zurück - Teil 1: An uns glaubt Gott nicht mehr - Ferry oder Wie es war (1982 TV Movie)

109 min | Drama

7.9
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After his father is murdered by the Nazis in 1938, a young Viennese Jew named Ferry Tobler flees to Prague, where he joins forces with another expatriate and a sympathetic Czech relief ... See full summary »

Director: Axel Corti | Stars: Johannes Silberschneider, Barbara Petritsch, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Georg Corten

Votes: 113