Highest Rated Titles With Jim Choate


1. The Revolution (2006– )

History, War

8.6
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Stars: John W. Hall, Mark Hilliard, Bryan Kennedy, Larry A. Maxwell

Votes: 241

2. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 1,067

3. 100 Greatest Discoveries (2004–2005)

60 min | Documentary

8.1
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Bill Nye "The Science Guy" hosts a new series that highlights the greatest scientific discoveries of all time, from the earliest time to the present day. The series features nine episodes: ... See full summary »

Stars: Graham Powell, Scott Zeiss, Samantha Iles, Bill Nye

Votes: 190

4. Secret Missions of the Civil War (2005 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, History, War

8.1
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Two hour special on "secret" missions during the Civil War including The Great Locomotive Chase, Mosby's Raid on Fairfax, and the Attempted Burning of New York City.

Director: Darryl Rehr | Stars: Ulf Bjorlin, Allen Brenner, Mike Brown, Gerald Chance

Votes: 11

5. The Battle of Chantilly (Ox Hill) (2006 Video)

Documentary, History, War

8.0
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Documentary about the Civil War Battle of Chantilly (Ox Hill), at which Union Generals Philip Kearney and Isaac Stevens were killed, and about the dedication of the monument to Kearney and ... See full summary »

Director: Bert L. Morgan | Stars: Gary Wayne Allen, Candy Arthur, Jim Batchelder, Gerald Chance

Votes: 5

6. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Abolitionists: Part 1 (2012)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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The stories of the major figures of the pre-American Civil War political movement to eliminate slavery.

Director: Rob Rapley | Stars: Oliver Platt, T. Ryder Smith, Carol Berkin, Lois Brown

Votes: 67

7. Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed (2007 TV Movie)

155 min | Documentary

7.8
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Filmmakers, critics and even politicians discuss the social impact of the "Star Wars" films and the franchise's reliance in mythology and history.

Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: George Lucas, Linda Ellerbee, Tom Brokaw, Newt Gingrich

Votes: 540

8. The Supreme Court (2007– )

240 min | History

7.8
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Stars: David Strathairn, Charles Aldrich, C.R. Anderson, John Anderson

Votes: 28

9. Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America (2006– )
Episode: Antietam (2006)

60 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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The Civil War battle of Antietam in September 1862, was for its time the bloodiest single day in American history. For Americans in that era, the scale of the carnage was as ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Epstein | Stars: Scot A. Buffington, Michael L. Colosimo, Byron Faidley, Kurt Grauf

Votes: 38

10. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Abolitionists - Part 2 (2012)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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The divide between North and South deepens, touching off a crisis that is about to careen out of control.

Director: Rob Rapley | Stars: Oliver Platt, Jeanine Serralles, Ingrid Alli, Kwabena Ampofo

Votes: 52

11. BattleField Detectives (2003– )

Documentary, History, War

7.7
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A scientific documentary that retells some of the world's most famous and historic battles that have transformed the world as we now see it today.

Stars: Gavin MacFadyen, Simon West, Ivan Williams, Lynette Nusbacher

Votes: 80

12. Navy Seals: Untold Stories (2001– )

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Navy Seals and Delta Force are dispatched to the jungles of Columbia to train the local militia in battling the Medellin drug cartel and to capture or kill cocaine KingPin Pablo Escobar.

Stars: D.B. Sweeney, Greg Provance, Chris Van Cleave, Keith Newsome

Votes: 37

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

Not Rated | 107 min | Action, Drama, War

7.7
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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 »

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

Votes: 67

14. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln (2009)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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Director: Barak Goodman | Stars: Will Patton, Guy Gane, Jason Roberts, Alexander Fedorchak

Votes: 64

15. Is It Real? (2005– )

Documentary, History

7.4
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Pre-Monster Quest, this series attempts to debunk some of histories greatest legends. Ranging from mysterious crop circles to the infamous legend of The Russian Bigfoot, are these myths escalated from legendary folklore - Or are they real?

Stars: Will Lyman, Ian Gregory, Joe Nickell, Benjamin Radford

Votes: 256

16. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Abolitionists - Part 3 (2012)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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The battle between pro-slavery and free-soil contingents rises to fever pitch.

Director: Rob Rapley | Stars: Oliver Platt, Jeanine Serralles, Ingrid Alli, Kwabena Ampofo

Votes: 52

17. Enemy of the State (1998)

R | 132 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.3
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67 Metascore

A lawyer becomes a target by a corrupt politician and his NSA goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a serious politically motivated crime.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Lisa Bonet

Votes: 198,224 | Gross: $111.54M

18. Mysteries of the Freemasons (2006 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

7.0
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Special examines the origins of the Freemasons and their putative roots in the stonemasons of the Temple of Solomon and the Knights Templar, the impact of the Freemasons on the Age of ... See full summary »

Director: Tuggelin Yourgrau | Stars: Rich Adams, Chad O. Allen, Charlie Anderson, Jim Bachtell

Votes: 51

19. Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America (2006– )

Documentary, History

7.0
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Ten acclaimed documentary filmmakers offer a fresh, compelling look at 10 pivotal moments in American history and their often unforeseen repercussions.

Stars: Mark Riccadonna, Michael L. Colosimo, David Nasaw, Geoffrey Roecker

Votes: 27

20. Music Store Massacre (2013)

106 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.0
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Fed up with the evils of today's Society? So is Reverend Smith, but unlike you he has a remedy for it. See how he deals with murderers, rapists, white supremacists, child pornography, ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Price | Stars: David Meadows, Gordon Price, Diane Sokolowich, Wendy Dillard

Votes: 11

21. Diary of an Ex-Child Star (2010)

92 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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Peyton Bradford,has been on a national TV sitcom from the time she was 6 years old. Now 15, the show has ended and her parents have decided to move her back to their small hometown where ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Bailey | Stars: Molly McDermid, Johnny Alonso, Tiffany Alvord, Wayne Bailey

Votes: 26

22. Suicide or Lulu and Me in a World Made for Two (2014)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.9
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An inventor creates a camera that can duplicate what it films. Using this camera he attempts to capture and preserve a moment of happiness between himself and his lover in the hope that his... See full summary »

Director: Christian Carroll | Stars: Adeline Thery, Christian Carroll, Brian Shoop, Mathieu Lagarrigue

Votes: 18

23. Spies in Crinoline (2009)

120 min | Documentary, History

6.7
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Civil War docudrama on Confederate female spies in Union-occupied Northern Virginia, focusing on Antonia Ford, jailed for her role in partisan ranger John Singleton Mosby's celebrated raid ... See full summary »

Director: Bert L. Morgan | Stars: Gregory Labenz, Emily Lapisardi, Becci Varga, Jeffrey F. Smith

Votes: 11

24. The Real George Washington (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.6
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Director: Tucker Bowen | Stars: Bruce Chadwick, Kathryn Coombs, Daniel Cross, Anthony J. Davis

Votes: 26

25. Lincoln and Lee at Antietam: The Cost of Freedom (2006)

90 min | Documentary

6.5
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The Single Bloodiest Day in American History It's September 17, 1862 and President Abraham Lincoln needs a victory in order to issue the Emancipation Proclamation and end slavery in the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Child | Stars: Chad O. Allen, Benjamin F. Black, Cindy Brinkerhof, Mike Brown

Votes: 32

26. Rules of Engagement (2000)

R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller, War

6.4
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45 Metascore

An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a third world country.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 39,145 | Gross: $61.32M

27. Make the Grade (1989–1991)

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Stars: Robb Edward Morris, Mike Mackler, Lew Schneider, Maria Milito

Votes: 16

28. Gods and Generals (2003)

PG-13 | 219 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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30 Metascore

The rise and fall of legendary war hero Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson as he leads the Confederacy to great success against the Union from 1861 to 1863.

Director: Ron Maxwell | Stars: Stephen Lang, Robert Duvall, Jeff Daniels, Donzaleigh Abernathy

Votes: 13,715 | Gross: $12.87M

29. Is It Real? (2005– )
Episode: Hauntings (2006)

46 min | Documentary, History

6.2
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Is it Real examines whether Haunted Houses exist. It takes a close look at the Amityville Horror and examines hauntings in Muncaster Castle and Bobby Mackey's Music World.

Stars: Jason Braithwaite, Kylie Dakota, Ronald DeFeo, Peter Frost-Pennington

Votes: 16

30. The Supreme Court (2007– )
Episode: One Nation Under Law (2007)

History

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Focuses on Chief Justice John Marshall, who scored a coup for a previously impotent Supreme Court when he seized the power of judicial review in the case of Marbury v. Madison, and his ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Lennon | Stars: Charles Aldrich, C.R. Anderson, John Anderson, William Barker

Votes: 6

31. The Wereth Eleven (2011)

70 min | Action

6.1
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The Wereth Eleven retraces the steps eleven black GI's from the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion took when their unit was overrun by Germans at the start of the Battle of the Bulge. Their 10... See full summary »

Director: Robert Child | Stars: Ken Arnold, Michael Peak, Corey Reynolds, Al Stone

Votes: 122

32. Hollow Man (2000)

R | 112 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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24 Metascore

Scientists discover how to make people invisible, but their test subject becomes an insane killer who stalks them.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, Josh Brolin, Kim Dickens

Votes: 106,869 | Gross: $73.21M

33. Women's Studies (2010)

96 min | Horror

5.7
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A grad student and her friends become trapped at a women's academy run by a cult of homicidal feminists.

Director: Lonnie Martin | Stars: Judith O'Dea, Cindy Marie Martin, Tara Garwood, Kelley Slagle

Votes: 47

34. Seventh Veil (2003)

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Director: Amin Q. Chaudhri | Stars: Lewis Smith, Renée Humphrey, Christine Harnos, Jim Choate

Votes: 14

35. The Book of Ruth: Journey of Faith (2009 Video)

Drama

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This movie is an adaptation of "The Book Of Ruth" from the bible. Powerful themes of tolerance and acceptance gained through love and understanding shine in this production.

Director: Stephen Patrick Walker | Stars: Lana Wood, Gretchen Becker, Dan Haggerty, Rebecca Holden

Votes: 322

36. Sleeping and Waking (2009)

92 min | Drama, Romance

4.6
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If you had a second chance at life, would you take it? Sullivan Daniels, an artist known for his extremely detailed and harsh religious paintings and woodcuts, opted for life when faced ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Banno | Stars: Jeff Allin, Hope Lambert, Ray Ficca, Elizabeth Jernigan

Votes: 5

37. Gettysburg: Three Days of Destiny (2004 Video)

PG | 86 min | Action, Drama, War

4.4
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Gettysburg Three days of Destiny is the compelling story of the commanders, decisions and pivotal moments of the battle that turned the tide of the American Civil War

Director: Robert Child | Stars: Steve Schlosser, Bob Bosler, Benjamin Bidlack, Andy Waskie

Votes: 93

38. Alone Yet Not Alone (2013)

PG-13 | 103 min | History

4.3
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The year is 1755, and the English colonies are being ravaged by the atrocities of war. Opposing European powers have clashed over the fertile Ohio valley, and entire families are devastated... See full summary »

Directors: Ray Bengston, George D. Escobar | Stars: Kelly Greyson, Natalie Racoosin, Jenn Gotzon Chandler, Clay Walker

Votes: 539 | Gross: $0.67M

39. Ghosts Don't Exist (2010)

99 min | Horror

3.4
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A ghost hunter's final case before retiring leads him down a dark and potentially deadly path.

Director: Eric Espejo | Stars: Phillip Roebuck, Devon Brookshire, Joe Hansard, Josh Davidson

Votes: 369

40. The Watermen (2012)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

3.0
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A clan of watermen capture a crew of sport fishermen who must then fight for their lives.

Director: Matt L. Lockhart | Stars: Jason Mewes, Richard Riehle, Floyd Abel, Blakely Bunnell

Votes: 1,099

41. The Blinds (2011)

80 min | Thriller

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Five poker players are invited to play in an exclusive poker tournament. The players get more than they bargained for when the host of the tournament reveals that one of them is the ... See full summary »

Director: David A. Cross | Stars: Mat Wright, Lindsay Goranson, Mary Lee Adams, Vince Eustace

42. A Journey of Faith: The Making of Book of Ruth (2009 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Peter Sassi | Stars: Malinda Ballesteros, John D. Bert, William Britt, Carman

43. Psychic History (2005 TV Movie)

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Director: Jim Mullen | Stars: Kerry Gorman, Shaun C. Grenan, Marc A. Hermann, Kathryn Kent

44. Lion (I) (2013)

24 min | Short, Drama, Romance | Completed

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The protagonist of the story, Walter, is a middle-aged man who sparks up a conversation with Bradly, a much younger man. As the movie progresses, the men become open and comfortable, ... See full summary »

Director: Mitch Walck | Stars: Sean Patrick Bailey, Forrest Rilling, Karn Ford, Brock Donahue

45. Big Plans (II) (2013)

19 min | Short, Drama | Completed

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Daniel Ferguson kills two boys as the result of texting and driving, one of which is his own son, Scotty. After serving four years in prison and starting his life over in the small town ... See full summary »

Director: Johnny Saint-Ours | Stars: Paul Webster, Sal Catalano, Aimee Cassada, Will Warick

46. The Shot (2010)

25 min | Short, Drama, History

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A young soldier in the American Revolution befriends a foreigner whose has a formidable reputation as a duelist. However, after an officer insults him publicly, the man refuses to duel with... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Hamer | Stars: Kyle Durant, Scott Green, Anna Lien, Beau Marie

47. Promotion Cake (2012)

Not Rated | 27 min | Short, Comedy

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Life is hard; and Cliff is about to find out just how hard.

Director: Nick Backer | Stars: Paul Raphel, Patrick Michael Strange, Juan Eloy Carrera, Ellyn McLaughlin

48. From All Sides (2007 TV Movie)

46 min | History

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A History Channel Documentary chronicling the events, mistakes, tragedies, and personalities surrounding the Battle of Fredericksburg.

Director: Gary Hubb | Stars: Allen Brenner, Gerald Chance, Guy Gane, Buddy Garrett

49. Round 2 (2010)

4 min | Short, Action, Adventure

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Ingenuity and skill come in handy as two opposing forces go mano a mano in round two of this deadly game of cat and mouse.

Directors: Dave Coyne, Keith Jodoin | Stars: Dave Coyne, Devon Pipars

50. The Hermit (2013)

50 min | Drama, Family | Completed

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A young girl hurt by her father's alcoholism and abusive ways, meets an mysterious drifter that proves to be the glimmer of light in the darkness she has been searching for.

Director: R.R. Gee | Stars: Charles Auten, Mia Clarke, Gray Hawks, Terrie Batson