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1. The Witch (2015)

R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.9
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83 Metascore

A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession.

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Julian Richings

Votes: 192,917 | Gross: $25.14M

2. The Patriot (2000)

R | 165 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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63 Metascore

Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs

Votes: 251,955 | Gross: $113.33M

3. TURN: Washington's Spies (2014–2017)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, History, War

8.1
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A Long Island farmer bands together a group of childhood friends to form an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America's fight for independence.

Stars: Jamie Bell, Heather Lind, Samuel Roukin, Daniel Henshall

Votes: 19,158

4. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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76 Metascore

Three trappers protect the daughters of a British Colonel in the midst of the French and Indian War.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig

Votes: 146,777 | Gross: $75.51M

5. Pocahontas (I) (1995)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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58 Metascore

An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth century Virginia.

Directors: Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg | Stars: Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, Christian Bale, Joe Baker

Votes: 167,669 | Gross: $141.60M

6. The New World (2005)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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69 Metascore

The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale

Votes: 82,077 | Gross: $12.71M

7. The Crucible (1996)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A Salem resident attempts to frame her ex-lover's wife for being a witch in the middle of the 1692 witchcraft trials.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen

Votes: 34,828 | Gross: $7.34M

8. John Adams (2008)

TV-14 | 71 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.5
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The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.

Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 27,857

9. 1776 (1972)

G | 141 min | Drama, Family, History

7.6
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A musical retelling of the American Revolution's political struggle in the Continental Congress to declare independence.

Director: Peter H. Hunt | Stars: William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard, Donald Madden

Votes: 7,613 | Gross: $6.10M

10. The Scarlet Letter (1995)

R | 135 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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An affair between a young woman and a pastor has disastrous consequences.

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall, Lisa Andoh

Votes: 14,255 | Gross: $10.40M

11. Revolution (1985)

PG | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.3
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22 Metascore

A trapper and his young son get pulled into the American revolution early as unwilling participants and remain involved through to the end.

Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright

Votes: 6,303 | Gross: $0.36M

12. Free Birds (2013)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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38 Metascore

Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history, and get Turkeys off the Thanksgiving menu for good.

Director: Jimmy Hayward | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson, Dan Fogler, Amy Poehler

Votes: 22,201 | Gross: $55.75M

13. Zama (2017)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama, History

6.8
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89 Metascore

Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.

Director: Lucrecia Martel | Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lola Dueñas, Matheus Nachtergaele, Juan Minujín

Votes: 5,420 | Gross: $0.20M

14. Even the Rain (2010)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, History

7.4
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69 Metascore

As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.

Director: Icíar Bollaín | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Luis Tosar, Karra Elejalde, Juan Carlos Aduviri

Votes: 12,586 | Gross: $0.56M

15. An American Girl Adventure (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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In Colonial America, shortly before the American Revolution, a young girl tries to rescue a horse from an abusive owner.

Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Kevin Zegers, David Gardner, John Schneider

Votes: 1,123

16. Unconquered (1947)

Passed | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.0
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Intrepid frontiersman Chris Holden foils the political and personal ambitions of renegade Martin Garth in the Ohio Valley following the French and Indian War.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Gary Cooper, Paulette Goddard, Howard Da Silva, Boris Karloff

Votes: 2,093

17. Northwest Passage (1940)

Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.1
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Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected.

Directors: King Vidor, Jack Conway, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 3,252

18. George Washington (1984)

480 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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The early life and career of the American General and President through his participation in the Revolutionary War.

Stars: Barry Bostwick, Patty Duke, David Dukes, Jaclyn Smith

Votes: 350

19. Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.1
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Newlyweds Gil and Lana Martin try to establish a farm in the Mohawk Valley but are menaced by Indians and Tories as the Revolutionary War begins.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Edna May Oliver, Eddie Collins

Votes: 5,583 | Gross: $1.00M

20. April Morning (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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The "April Morning" here is the famous April 19, 1775 upon which the "Shot heard 'round the world" was fired, signaling the start of the American Revolution. Faithful to author Howard ... See full summary »

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Susan Blakely, Chad Lowe, Robert Urich

Votes: 583

21. Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.0
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Fictional chronicle of Squanto's life prior to and including the arrival of the "Mayflower" in 1620.

Director: Xavier Koller | Stars: Adam Beach, Mandy Patinkin, Sheldon Peters Wolfchild, Irene Bedard

Votes: 1,070 | Gross: $3.34M

22. Johnny Tremain (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Family, History

6.5
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Johnny Tremain is drawn into the Revolutionary War, and becomes a patriot fighting to free the colonies from England. Along the way he learns about life and about himself.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Hal Stalmaster, Luana Patten, Jeff York, Sebastian Cabot

Votes: 1,577

23. The Devil's Disciple (1959)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, History, Romance

7.2
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The black sheep of a family and the local minister discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War.

Directors: Guy Hamilton, Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Janette Scott

Votes: 2,064

24. John Paul Jones (1959)

126 min | Action, Biography, History

6.5
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The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn, Erin O'Brien

Votes: 1,020

25. The Scarlet Letter (1926)

Passed | 115 min | Drama

7.6
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After having a child out of wedlock, a young Puritan woman is pressured to reveal the name of her lover.

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Henry B. Walthall, Karl Dane

Votes: 1,551 | Gross: $0.67M

26. Witches of Salem (2019)

TV-14 | 168 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.0
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This documentary mini-series chronologically unravels the rapid descent of a town into madness, using reenactments to capture the day-to-day hysteria that unfolds and puts an affluent New England community under siege.

Stars: Chayla Day, Kyla Despres, Kayla Jo Farris, Elle Ryann Mcadam

Votes: 82

27. The Light in the Forest (1958)

Unrated | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.5
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A young white man who spent his whole life raised by Native Americans is sent to live with his birth family and must learn to fit in with people he was taught to hate.

Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Fess Parker, Wendell Corey, Joanne Dru, James MacArthur

Votes: 521

28. The Bastard (1978 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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Phillipe Charboneau is the illegitimate son of an English duke. When he travels from France to England to claim his inheritance, he incurs the wrath of his father's family, and is forced to... See full summary »

Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Andrew Stevens, Tom Bosley, Kim Cattrall, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 260

29. Ben and Me (1953)

Passed | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.6
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A mouse tells the story of how he guided Benjamin Franklin to success and prominence.

Directors: Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson | Stars: Sterling Holloway, Hans Conried, Charles Ruggles, Bill Thompson

Votes: 808

30. The Scarlet Letter (1979)

60 min | Drama

5.8
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In the 17th century Massachusetts, a married women, whose husband is missing, has a child with the local pastor. The puritanical residents of her town condemn her to carry the Scarlet Letter of shame. Then the husband shows up.

Stars: Meg Foster, Andrew E. Darling, Danielle Hoebeke, Josef Sommer

Votes: 326

31. The Crucible (1957)

145 min | Drama, History

7.0
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Salem 1692. The young Abigail, seduced and abandoned by John Proctor, accuses John's wife of being a witch in revenge. It will be the beginning of a series of witchcraft trials and a dark moments in American history.

Director: Raymond Rouleau | Stars: Simone Signoret, Yves Montand, Jean Debucourt, Alfred Adam

Votes: 546

32. Mohawk (1956)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.2
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In 1700s New York, a Boston artist working in the remote Fort Alden is torn between his love for 2 women and thrown into the middle of a Mohawk-Iroquois-American war.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Scott Brady, Rita Gam, Neville Brand, Lori Nelson

Votes: 450

33. The Adams Chronicles (1976)

50 min | Drama, History

7.9
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Ambitious multipart PBS production that brings to life five generations of one of America's leading political and historical families. It traces their lives from John Adams early years as a... See full summary »

Stars: Tim Wilson, Michael O'Hare, W.B. Brydon, Allan Carlsen

Votes: 162

34. The Crucible (1967 TV Movie)

135 min | Drama, History

7.8
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In the Puritan New England town of Salem, Massachusetts, a group of girls go dancing in the forest with a black slave named Tituba. While dancing, they are caught by the local minister, ... See full synopsis »

Director: Alex Segal | Stars: George C. Scott, Colleen Dewhurst, Melvyn Douglas, Tuesday Weld

Votes: 74

35. The Broken Chain (1993 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama, War, Action

5.9
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The story of two Iroquis brothers caught in the midst of the Revolutionary War.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Eric Schweig, Wes Studi, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Pierce Brosnan

Votes: 352

36. Last of the Mohicans (1977 TV Movie)

120 min | Action, Adventure, War

6.6
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During the French and Indian War in colonial America, a white scout, with two of his Indian brothers, helps a British officer escort two women through dangerous territory, with both French ... See full summary »

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Steve Forrest, Ned Romero, Andrew Prine, Don Shanks

Votes: 191

37. The Scarlet Letter (1973)

90 min | Drama, History

5.9
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In 17th-century Salem, Hester Prynne must wear a scarlet A because she is an adulteress, with a child out of wedlock. For seven years, she has refused to name the father. A vigorous older ... See full summary »

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Senta Berger, Lou Castel, Yelena Samarina, Hans Christian Blech

Votes: 718

38. The Howards of Virginia (1940)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, War

6.2
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Just prior to the American War of Independence, aristocratic Virginian Jane Peyton marries unsophisticated rustic farmer and surveyor Matt Howard who takes her to his Shenandoah Valley plantation and later goes to war.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Cary Grant, Martha Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Alan Marshal

Votes: 1,016

39. Allegheny Uprising (1939)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure, History, Western

6.3
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In 1759, in Pennsylvania's Allegheny Valley, local settlers and Indian fighters try to persuade the British authorities to ban the trading of alcohol and arms with the marauding Indians.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, George Sanders, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 1,513

40. The Deerslayer (1957)

78 min | Adventure, War, Western

5.5
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In colonial America, wanderer Deerslayer gets involved with Tom Hutter, a bigoted trapper, and his two contrasting daughters.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Lex Barker, Rita Moreno, Forrest Tucker, Cathy O'Donnell

Votes: 258

41. Liberty! The American Revolution (1997– )

360 min | History, War

8.3
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Six-hour documentary on the American Revolution, from the passage of the Stamp Act (1765) through the ratification of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights (1789). In addition ... See full summary »

Stars: Jane Adams, Peter Donaldson, Colm Feore, Victor Garber

Votes: 342

42. The Last of the Mohicans (1932)

Approved | 231 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.2
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Natty Bumppo, known as Hawk-Eye, is a frontiersman in the American wilderness. Together with his Indian friends Chingachgook and Uncas, he fights battles against nefarious white soldiers as... See full summary »

Directors: Ford Beebe, B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Harry Carey, Hobart Bosworth, Frank Coghlan Jr., Edwina Booth

Votes: 119

43. The Last of the Mohicans (1971)

344 min | Adventure, Drama, War

7.3
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Three trappers protect a British colonel's daughters in the midst of the French and Indian War.

Stars: Andrew Crawford, Tim Goodman, Kenneth Ives, John Abineri

Votes: 187

44. Northwest Passage (1958–1959)

25 min | Adventure

7.8
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Major Robert Rogers organized "Rogers Rangers" to search for the alleged waterway across the United States during the French and Indian War (1754-1759). Helping Rogers, an experienced ... See full summary »

Stars: Keith Larsen, Buddy Ebsen, Don Burnett, Philip Tonge

Votes: 80

45. The Scarlet Letter (1934)

G | 69 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.4
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In the seventeenth century, in Massachusetts, a young woman is forced to wear a scarlet "A" on her dress for bearing a child out of wedlock.

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Colleen Moore, Hardie Albright, Henry B. Walthall, Cora Sue Collins

Votes: 313

46. The Scarlet Coat (1955)

Unrated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.3
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During the Revolutionary War, American Major John Boulton feigns desertion in order to uncover a British plot to seize the stronghold of West Point.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Michael Wilding, George Sanders, Anne Francis

Votes: 576

47. American Murder Song (2016– )

Crime, Horror, Music

8.1
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In 1816, two Blood Travelers play a game of chance and bring to life a gallery of American killers.

Stars: Saar Hendelman, Terrance Zdunich, Chibi, Toledo Diamond

Votes: 39

48. Valley Forge (1975 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama, War

7.1
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George Washington struggles to hold his army together at a critical point during the Revolutionary War.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Richard Basehart, Barry Snider, Harry Andrews, Alan Cauldwell

Votes: 53

49. The American Revolution (1994– )

50 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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Thorough documentary of how the American Colonies rebelled against England and the personalities involved in the creation of a new nation.

Stars: William Daniels, Charles Durning, Kelsey Grammer, Michael Learned

Votes: 83

50. Shehaweh (1992– )

60 min | Crime

7.1
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Au début de la colonie en Nouvelle-France, la jeune Amérindienne Shehaweh est enlevée par des guerriers Ouendats. Des Blancs viennent à son secours et la confient à Marguerite Bourgeoys qui... See full summary »

Stars: Earnest Constant, Flint Eagle, Marina Foïs, Marina Orsini

Votes: 37



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