Revolutionary Wars, Great Battles, Uprisings & Freedom Struggle& movements part 2

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1. Battleship Potemkin (1925)

Not Rated | 66 min | Drama, History

In the midst of the Russian Revolution of 1905, the crew of the battleship Potemkin mutiny against the brutal, tyrannical regime of the vessel's officers. The resulting street demonstration in Odessa brings on a police massacre.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barskiy, Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Ivan Bobrov

Votes: 45,560 | Gross: $0.05M

2. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

A tyrannical ship captain decides to exact revenge on his abused crew after they form a mutiny against him, but the sailor he targets had no hand in it.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 18,041

3. Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)

Not Rated | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, History

In 1787, British ship Bounty leaves Portsmouth to bring a cargo of bread-fruit from Tahiti but the savage on-board conditions imposed by Captain Bligh trigger a mutiny led by officer Fletcher Christian.

Directors: Lewis Milestone, Carol Reed | Stars: Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris, Hugh Griffith

Votes: 12,857 | Gross: $13.68M

4. The Bounty (1984)

PG | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

62 Metascore

Fed up with their captain's harsh discipline, a sailing ship crew decides to take action.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox

Votes: 20,401 | Gross: $8.60M

5. Konets Sankt-Peterburga (1927)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

A peasant comes to St. Petersburg to find work. He unwittingly helps in the arrest of an old village friend who is now a labor leader. The unemployed peasant is also arrested and sent to ... See full summary »

Directors: Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mikhail Doller | Stars: Aleksandr Chistyakov, Vera Baranovskaya, Ivan Chuvelyov, V. Obolensky

Votes: 1,230

6. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

GP | 183 min | Biography, Drama, History

Tsar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Roderic Noble, Ania Marson

Votes: 3,795

8. JFK (1991)

R | 189 min | Drama, History, Thriller

72 Metascore

New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau

Votes: 125,438 | Gross: $70.41M

10. October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1928)

95 min | Drama, History

In documentary style, events in Petrograd are re-enacted from the end of the monarchy in February of 1917 to the end of the provisional government and the decrees of peace and of land in ... See full summary »

Directors: Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Boris Livanov, Nikolay Popov, Vasili Nikandrov, Layaschenko

Votes: 5,890

11. Reds (1981)

PG | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

76 Metascore

A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia, and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.

Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jerzy Kosinski

Votes: 18,232 | Gross: $40.38M

12. Arsenal (1929)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama, War

Set in the bleak aftermath and devastation of the World War I, a recently demobbed soldier, Timosh, returns to his hometown Kiev, after having survived a train wreck. His arrival coincides ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Dovzhenko | Stars: Semyon Svashenko, Georgi Khorkov, Amvrosi Buchma, Dmitri Erdman

Votes: 1,423

14. Chapaev (1934)

93 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

This film is based on the book about Vasili Ivanovich Chapaev (1887 - 1919) who was in real life the Commander of the 25th Division of the Red Army. Chapaev is an uneducated peasant and a ... See full summary »

Directors: Sergey Vasilev, Georgi Vasilyev | Stars: Boris Babochkin, Leonid Kmit, Varvara Myasnikova, Boris Blinov

Votes: 945

15. Lenin in 1918 (1939)

130 min | Drama

Historical-revolutionary film about Lenin's activities in the first years of Soviet power.

Directors: Mikhail Romm, E. Aron, Isidor Simkov | Stars: Boris Shchukin, Nikolai Okhlopkov, Aleksandr Shatov, Vasiliy Markov

Votes: 154

16. The Forty-First (1956)

88 min | War, Drama, Romance

An unexpected romance occurs for a female Red Army sniper and a White Army officer.

Director: Grigoriy Chukhray | Stars: Izolda Izvitskaya, Oleg Strizhenov, Nikolay Kryuchkov, Nikolai Dupak

Votes: 1,123

17. Miles of Fire (1957)

85 min | Adventure, History, War

A group of train passengers are thrown together an actor A doctor young women and a Bolshivic commander trying to Get to the city. They have to run the gauntlet of the White Russians Who have cut off most of the roads.

Director: Samson Samsonov | Stars: Igor Savkin, Margarita Volodina, Vladimir Kenigson, Mikhail Troyanovskiy

Votes: 36

18. The Red and the White (1967)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, War

In 1919, Hungarian Communists aid the Bolsheviks' defeat of Czarists, the Whites. Near the Volga, a monastery and a field hospital are held by one side then the other. Captives are executed... See full summary »

Director: Miklós Jancsó | Stars: József Madaras, Tibor Molnár, András Kozák, Jácint Juhász

Votes: 2,706

19. Sluzhili dva tovarishcha (1968)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, War

Two soldiers become best friends during the Civil War in Russia in the 1920's.

Director: Yevgeni Karelov | Stars: Oleg Yankovskiy, Rolan Bykov, Anatoliy Papanov, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Votes: 862

20. Admiral (2008)

Not Rated | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History

The story of admiral Aleksandr Kolchak who remained faithful to his oath to the Russian Emperor and fought against the Bolshevik rule after the 1917 October Revolution.

Director: Andrey Kravchuk | Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Sergey Bezrukov, Vladislav Vetrov

Votes: 6,792

21. Dauriya (1972)

182 min | Adventure, Drama, History

Epic about Cossacks in the Siberian province of Dauria. Cossacks are living in their village like one big family under the guidance of a strong leader - Ataman.

Director: Viktor Tregubovich | Stars: Vitali Solomin, Petr Shelokhonov, Yefim Kopelyan, Mikhail Kokshenov

Votes: 257

22. White Sun of the Desert (1970)

Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

At the end of the Russian Civil War, Red Army soldier Fyodor Sukhov is ordered to guard the harem of a Caspian Sea guerrilla leader.

Director: Vladimir Motyl | Stars: Anatoliy Kuznetsov, Pavel Luspekayev, Spartak Mishulin, Kakhi Kavsadze

Votes: 5,517

23. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

100 Metascore

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 226,458 | Gross: $44.82M

24. Lion of the Desert (1980)

PG | 173 min | Biography, Drama, History

In the Fascist Italy Pre-World War II of Benito Mussolini, the cruel General Rodolfo Graziani is directly assigned by Il Duce to fight in the colonial war in Libya to vanquish the Arab ... See full summary »

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger, Irene Papas

Votes: 11,605

25. For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)

Passed | 170 min | Adventure, Drama, History

During the Spanish Civil War, an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff, Arturo de Córdova

Votes: 7,170 | Gross: $17.80M

26. For Whom the Bell Tolls (1965– )

45 min | Drama

Ernest Hemingway's famous story of the Spanish Civil War concerns an attempt by partisans to blow up a bridge.

Stars: John Ronane, Ann Bell, Glynn Edwards, Joan Miller

Votes: 6

27. The Angel Wore Red (1960)

99 min | Action, Drama, War

A clergyman leaves the priesthood over the church's indifferent position during the Spanish Civil War but finds himself attracted to a beautiful entertainer.

Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Ava Gardner, Dirk Bogarde, Joseph Cotten, Vittorio De Sica

Votes: 479

28. There Be Dragons (2011)

PG-13 | 122 min | Biography, Drama, War

33 Metascore

Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Charlie Cox, Wes Bentley, Dougray Scott, Rodrigo Santoro

Votes: 4,159 | Gross: $1.07M

29. Behold a Pale Horse (1964)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, War

Famous Spanish bandit Artiguez returns to his native Spanish village after 20 years in French exile but Spanish cop Vinolas is setting a trap for him.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, Omar Sharif, Raymond Pellegrin

Votes: 1,450

30. La colmena (1982)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

As in the novel of the same title from Camilo Jose Cela, "La Colmena" is a sad composition with the stories of many people in the Madrid of 1942, just the postwar of the spanish civil war. ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Camus | Stars: Victoria Abril, Ana Belén, Concha Velasco, Francisco Rabal

Votes: 801

31. Las bicicletas son para el verano (1984)

103 min | Drama

The story of a boy and his family during the Spanish Civil War.

Director: Jaime Chávarri | Stars: Amparo Soler Leal, Agustín González, Victoria Abril, Alicia Hermida

Votes: 585

32. Che: Part One (2008)

Not Rated | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Julia Ormond, Benicio Del Toro, Oscar Isaac, Pablo Guevara

Votes: 40,985 | Gross: $1.73M

33. Che: Part Two (2008)

Not Rated | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

64 Metascore

In 1967, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara leads a small partisan army to fight an ill-fated revolutionary guerrilla war in Bolivia, South America.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Demián Bichir, Rodrigo Santoro, Benicio Del Toro, Catalina Sandino Moreno

Votes: 29,641

34. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

75 Metascore

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán

Votes: 89,197 | Gross: $16.76M

35. Che! (1969)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Omar Sharif, Jack Palance, Cesare Danova, Robert Loggia

Votes: 754 | Gross: $2.00M

36. Che Guevara (2005)

R | 102 min | Biography, Drama, History

Rebel. Hero. Lover. Legend. Che Guevara has inspired generation after generation as the young idealist and revolutionary who fought for the poor and oppressed. Eduardo Noriega (Vantage ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Evans | Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Enrico Lo Verso, Paula Garcés, Sergio d'Amato

Votes: 403

37. Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)

Approved | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, History

In 1947, following the U.N. decision to split British Palestine into separate Jewish and Palestinian states, a former U.S. Army officer is recruited by the Jews to reorganize the Haganah.

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Kirk Douglas, John Wayne, Frank Sinatra, Senta Berger

Votes: 2,392

38. Exodus (1960)

Approved | 208 min | Action, Drama, History

The state of Israel is created in 1948, resulting in war with its Arab neighbors.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford

Votes: 7,731 | Gross: $18.97M

39. Diên Biên Phú (1992)

140 min | Drama, War

An American reporter finds himself in the middle of the 57-day battle of Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam between the French army and the Vietminh, which finally resulted in the defeat and ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Schoendoerffer | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Patrick Catalifo, Jean-François Balmer, Ludmila Mikaël

Votes: 428

40. Indochine (1992)

PG-13 | 159 min | Drama, Romance

This story is set in 1930, at the time when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. A widowed French woman who works in the rubber fields, raises a Vietnamese princess as if she was ... See full summary »

Director: Régis Wargnier | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Vincent Perez, Linh Dan Pham, Jean Yanne

Votes: 8,084 | Gross: $5.73M

41. The Quiet American (1958)

TV-PG | 120 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

A young naive American and a cynical older British diplomat disagree over politics in 1952 Vietnam and over a beautiful young native girl.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Audie Murphy, Michael Redgrave, Claude Dauphin, Giorgia Moll

Votes: 1,344

42. The Quiet American (2002)

R | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

84 Metascore

An older British reporter vies with a young U.S. doctor for the affections of a beautiful Vietnamese woman.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Thi Hai Yen Do, Rade Serbedzija

Votes: 25,304 | Gross: $12.99M

43. Five Gates to Hell (1959)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, War

A small group of Red Cross doctors and nurses are held captive by Chinese guerillas in Vietnam

Director: James Clavell | Stars: Dolores Michaels, Patricia Owens, Neville Brand, Ken Scott

Votes: 104

45. China Gate (1957)

Not Rated | 97 min | Action, Drama, War

In 1954, during the French Indochina War, an Eurasian female smuggler and a group of French Foreign Legion mercenaries, infiltrate the enemy territory in order to destroy an arms depot.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Gene Barry, Angie Dickinson, Nat 'King' Cole, Paul Dubov

Votes: 542

46. Jump Into Hell (1955)

G | 93 min | Drama, War

Four young French Army officers volunteer to join the Foreign Legion to fight in Dien Bien Phu (Vietnam) in 1954.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Jacques Sernas, Kurt Kasznar, Arnold Moss, Peter van Eyck

Votes: 132

47. Rogues' Regiment (1948)

Passed | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

A post World War 2, US Army agent is assigned to join the Foreign Legion in search of high ranking Nazi war criminal who may have also enlisted.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Dick Powell, Märta Torén, Vincent Price, Stephen McNally

Votes: 98

48. Go Tell the Spartans (1978)

R | 114 min | Drama, War

During the early 1960s, U.S. military advisers in South Vietnam discover the same challenges that plagued the French army in Indochina ten years prior.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Craig Wasson, Jonathan Goldsmith, Marc Singer

Votes: 2,021

49. The Green Berets (1968)

G | 142 min | Drama, War

Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General.

Directors: Ray Kellogg, John Wayne, Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, Aldo Ray

Votes: 10,754 | Gross: $21.71M

50. Full Metal Jacket (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, War

76 Metascore

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

Votes: 568,454 | Gross: $46.36M

51. Tour of Duty (1987–1990)

TV-14 | 47 min | Action, Drama, War