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1. Shooter (I) (2007)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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53 Metascore

A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the President. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to find the real killer and the reason he was set up.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Rhona Mitra, Danny Glover

Votes: 284,272 | Gross: $47.00M

2. The English Patient (1996)

R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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87 Metascore

At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.

Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas

Votes: 160,962 | Gross: $78.65M

3. Life (2009)

TV-G | 473 min | Documentary

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David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Oprah Winfrey, Doug Allan, Michael Pitts

Votes: 31,762

4. Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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65 Metascore

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 28,368 | Gross: $2.60M

5. Beyond Borders (2003)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.5
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32 Metascore

The world's cruelty is confronted with the love of two different people who tries to save mankind from poverty and war.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Clive Owen, Angelina Jolie, Linus Roache, Teri Polo

Votes: 24,722 | Gross: $4.43M

6. The Salt of the Earth (2014)

PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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83 Metascore

The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world.

Directors: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders | Stars: Sebastião Salgado, Wim Wenders, Lélia Wanick Salgado, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado

Votes: 16,378 | Gross: $1.34M

7. Millions (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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74 Metascore

Ethics, being human and the soul come to the fore when a 7-year old finds a bag of Pounds just days before the currency is switched to Euros and learns what we are really made of.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Alex Etel, James Nesbitt, Daisy Donovan, Lewis McGibbon

Votes: 23,318 | Gross: $6.58M

8. Beau travail (1999)

Unrated | 92 min | Drama, War

7.4
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91 Metascore

This film focuses on an ex-Foreign Legion officer as he recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in Africa.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Grégoire Colin, Richard Courcet

Votes: 6,456 | Gross: $0.25M

9. Hamilton: I nationens intresse (2012)

Not Rated | 109 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Special agent Hamilton goes undercover and joins a Russian mafia organization that smuggles swedish weapons to terrorists. Suddenly they are attacked by unknown group of heavily armed men ... See full summary »

Director: Kathrine Windfeld | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Saba Mubarak, Pernilla August, Jason Flemyng

Votes: 7,364

10. Live Aid (1985 TV Special)

960 min | Documentary, Music

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The broadcast of the biggest benefit concert in history, organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief.

Director: Vincent Scarza | Stars: Bob Geldof, Bryan Adams, Stuart Adamson, Mo Amin

Votes: 1,670

11. Time to Kill (1989)

R | 110 min | Drama, War

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1936, Italian army is invading Ethiopia. Lieutenant Silvestri suffering toothache decides to reach the nearest camp hospital. But the lorry has an accident and stop near a rock, so ... See full summary »

Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Ricky Tognazzi, Patrice-Flora Praxo, Gianluca Favilla

Votes: 550

12. Shaft in Africa (1973)

R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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P.I. John Shaft is recruited to go undercover to break up a modern slavery ring where young Africans are lured to Paris to do chain-gang work.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Richard Roundtree, Frank Finlay, Vonetta McGee, Neda Arneric

Votes: 2,105

13. Live and Become (2005)

Unrated | 140 min | Drama

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A Christian boy escapes to Israel from famine-stricken Ethiopia by pretending to be Jewish.

Director: Radu Mihaileanu | Stars: Yaël Abecassis, Roschdy Zem, Moshe Agazai, Moshe Abebe

Votes: 5,436

14. Prelude to War (1942)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, War

7.1
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The official World War II US Government film statement defining the various enemies of the Allies and why they must be fought.

Directors: Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak | Stars: Walter Huston, Victor Bulwer-Lytton, Kai-Shek Chiang, Walter Darré

Votes: 1,406

15. Are All Men Pedophiles? (2013)

Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary, History

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What is the difference between us and pedophiles?

Director: Jan-Willem Breure | Stars: Jan-Willem Breure, Dick Swaab, Corine de Ruiter, Savannah van Zweeden

Votes: 2,533

16. Difret (2014)

Unrated | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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61 Metascore

A young lawyer travels to an Ethiopian village to represent Hirut, a 14-year-old girl who shot her would-be husband as he and others were practicing one of the nation's oldest traditions: abduction into marriage.

Director: Zeresenay Mehari | Stars: Meron Getnet, Tizita Hagere, Abel Abebe, Shitaye Abraha

Votes: 1,075 | Gross: $0.04M

17. The Loves of Pharaoh (1922)

100 min | Drama, History

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The Ethiopian King offers his daughter to a powerful Pharaoh to secure peace between the two countries.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Emil Jannings, Harry Liedtke, Paul Biensfeldt, Friedrich Kühne

Votes: 401

18. Lamb (II) (2015)

94 min | Drama, Family

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When an Ethiopian boy moves in with distant relatives he takes his pet sheep with him but the upcoming holidays spell danger for his beloved friend.

Director: Yared Zeleke | Stars: Rediat Amare, Kidist Siyum, Welela Assefa, Rahel Teshome

Votes: 459

19. Crumbs (II) (2015)

Not Rated | 68 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

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Our figurine sized supermen hero embarks on an epic surreal journey that will take him across the Ethiopian post apocalyptic landscape in search of a way to get on the hovering spacecraft that for years has become a landmark in the skies.

Director: Miguel Llansó | Stars: Daniel Tadesse, Quino Piñero, Selam Tesfayie, Mengistu Berhanu

Votes: 397

20. Tokyo Olympiad (1965)

Not Rated | 170 min | Documentary, Sport

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Kon Ichikawa examines the beauty and rich drama on display at the 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo, creating a record of observations that range from the expansive to the intimate.

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Abebe Bikila, Jack Douglas, Hirohito

Votes: 1,306

21. A Walk to Beautiful (2007)

85 min | Documentary

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82 Metascore

"A Walk to Beautiful" tells the story of five women in Ethiopia suffering from devastating childbirth injuries. Rejected by their husbands and ostracized by their communities, these women ... See full summary »

Director: Mary Olive Smith

Votes: 163

22. Black Gold (2006)

Unrated | 78 min | Documentary

7.2
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69 Metascore

An in-depth look at the world of coffee and global trade.

Directors: Marc J. Francis, Nick Francis

Votes: 820 | Gross: $0.09M

23. Teza (2008)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

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78 Metascore

The Ethiopian intellectual Anberber returns to his native country during the repressive totalitarian regime of Haile Mariam Mengistu and the recognition of his own displacement and ... See full summary »

Director: Haile Gerima | Stars: Aaron Arefe, Abiye Tedla, Takelech Beyene, Teje Tesfahun

Votes: 451

24. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.5
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73 Metascore

Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.

Director: Susanne Rostock | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Marge Champion, Fran Scott Attaway

Votes: 404 | Gross: $0.05M

25. 35 Cows and a Kalashnikov (2014)

83 min | Documentary

6.9
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35 COWS AND A KALASHNIKOV is a film about African pride. Directed by Oswald von Richthofen and produced by Roland Emmerich, two old film school friends. It is not a classical documentary ... See full summary »

Directors: Oswald von Richthofen, Gernot Aschoff | Stars: Bar Jala, Kuwedo, Regole, Tanga

Votes: 58

26. Atletu (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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Running the streets of Rome in 1960, an unknown, barefooted Ethiopian man stunned the world by winning Olympic gold in the marathon. Overnight, Abebe Bikila became a sports legend. A hero ... See full summary »

Directors: Davey Frankel, Rasselas Lakew | Stars: Rasselas Lakew, Dag Malmberg, Ruta Gedmintas, Abba Waka Dessalegn

Votes: 215

27. Inconscio italiano (2011)

100 min | Documentary

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A documentary in which seven Italian intellectuals survey the political history of their country from its imperial adventure in Ethiopia in 1937 to the ascent of Silvio Berlusconi, focusing on the evolving role of the Fascist Party.

Director: Luca Guadagnino | Stars: Angelo Del Boca, Lucia Ceci, Ian Chambers, Ida Dominijanni

Votes: 12

28. We Are the Children (1987 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama, Romance

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A doctor and a photo-journalist try to help famine victims in Africa.

Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Khadija Ali Ahmed, Ted Danson, Judith Ivey, Zia Mohyeddin

Votes: 20

29. Adwa (1999)

97 min | Drama, War

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In 1896, Ethiopia, an African nation, largely armed with spears and knives, defeats a well-equipped and organized Italian military bent on colonization.

Director: Haile Gerima

Votes: 48

30. One Peace at a Time (2009)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary

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Filmed in 20 countries, with the insights of Nobel Laureates: Muhammad Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize), Steve Chu (Nobel Prize Physics and President Obama's Secretary of Energy) & Desmond Tutu (... See full summary »

Director: Turk Pipkin | Stars: Donna Berber, Philip Berber, Caroline Boudreaux, Steve Chu

Votes: 61 | Gross: $0.01M

31. Omo - Cesta do praveku (2002)

68 min | Documentary

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The past of the human race lies in African history.

Director: Pavol Barabas | Stars: Peter Ondrejovic, Vit Kana, Martin Zilka, Peter Valusiak

Votes: 37

32. Triangle (I) (2012)

Drama

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A film that will span three continents and deal with the issue of illegal immigration to America.

Director: Theodros Teshome | Stars: Kristos Andrews, Mahder Assefa, Abebe Balcha, Isabella Rain Barbieri

Votes: 10

33. Harvest: 3,000 Years (1976)

150 min | Drama

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In Ethiopia; there is a slow boiling of a feud between a wealthy Lord and a protester who feels he is mistreating his laborers. While the viewer gets to closely examine the culture, conversations, and lives of the locals who surround them.

Director: Haile Gerima | Stars: Kasu Asfaw, Gebru Kasa, Worke Kasa, Melaku Makonen

Votes: 124

34. Price of Love (2015)

99 min | Drama

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A young Addis Ababa taxi driver gets caught up in the dark side of love, causing his taxi to be stolen. He finds himself stuck in a relationship with a prostitute, making him confront his past and discover what is the price of love.

Director: Hermon Hailay | Stars: Fereweni Gebregergs, Kassahun Getatchew, Dawit Gulilat, Eskindir Tameru

Votes: 28

35. Afrika (1973)

94 min | Drama, Thriller

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Director: Alberto Cavallone | Stars: Ivano Staccioli, Andrea Traglia, Maria Pia Luzi, Kara Donati

Votes: 35

36. Farendj (1990)

90 min | Drama

6.0
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Director: Sabine Prenczina | Stars: Tim Roth, Marie Matheron, Matthias Habich, Joe Sheridan

Votes: 26

37. The Mask of Sheba (1970 TV Movie)

100 min | Adventure

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An expedition searches for a priceless gold mask in the wilds of Ethiopia.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Eric Braeden, Stephen Young, Corinne Camacho, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 28

38. Abuna Messias (Vendetta africana) (1939)

96 min | Drama, History, War

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The film takes place at the end of the 19th century. The Cardinal Guglielmo Massaia has spent 20 years in Ethiopia to convert people to the Catholic Church. He comes back to Italy and he ... See full summary »

Director: Goffredo Alessandrini | Stars: Camillo Pilotto, Enrico Glori, Mario Ferrari, Amedeo Trilli

Votes: 28

39. Un affare trasversale (1998)

Action, Adventure, Romance

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Director: Dante Marraccini | Stars: Andrea Riccardo Bruschi, Richard Harrison, Jed Curtis, Gianluca Magni

Votes: 11

40. Running Movie (2011)

48 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

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A documentary film that focuses on the Israeli long-distance runner Ayele Seteng (AKA Haile Satayin), the oldest marathon runner in the 2008 Summer Olympic in Beijing, and his efforts to ... See full summary »

Director: Omer Peled | Star: Haile Satayin

41. Into Abyssinia (2009)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary

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Carol Foster, a mother of seven adopted children, organizes a mission to Ethiopia to realize the AIDS orphan crisis plaguing the country. Her goal is to create a children's home for the ... See full summary »

Directors: O'Keefe Foster, Adam Maurer | Stars: Carol Foster, Meron Foster, Stephanie Davis, Steve Atkins

42. American Heart: The Medicine Box Project (2010)

54 min | Documentary

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When two political refugees from opposite corners of the world each face life-threatening cardiac events, their paths intersect in one remarkable Minnesota clinic.

Director: Chris Newberry

43. 101 Things Removed from the Human Body (2005 TV Special)

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Taking the form of a countdown from 101 to 1, the series features tales of foreign objects which have been removed from human bodies, such as javelins, a boat anchor, a bicycle pump, a bag of nails, an ice pick, and even a human body.

Directors: Eric Schotz, Steven Feld, Bill Katz, Mac Kenny, Suzanne Stevens | Star: Mitch Lewis

Votes: 22

44. Bob Marley and the Wailers: The Bob Marley Story (1984)

Unrated | 100 min | Documentary, Music

8.3
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A biographical documentary of Bob Marley and the Wailers and the times in which they lived.

Director: Jo Mendel | Stars: Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, Rita Marley

Votes: 47

45. L' ultimo esploratore - vita e avventure del barone Franchetti (2013)

54 min | Animation, History

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On 7 August 1935 an Italian aircraft S 81, left Rome and directed in Asmara, fell in flames near Cairo. In the accident, died Luigi Razza, Minister of Public Works and the explorer Raimondo Franchetti.

Director: Claudio Costa | Stars: Leonarda Franchetti, Maddalena Patrizi, Antonio Pantano, Alessandro D'Antonio

46. University of Groningen: 400 Years of Passion and Performance (2014)

Documentary, Short, History

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Founded in 1614, University of Groningen welcomes new students and interested as they're celebrating 400 years of higher education.

Star: Elmer Sterken

47. The Color of Jewish (1995)

26 min | Documentary

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A fascinating film about the Jewish Ethiopian efforts to make "Aliyah" (The Hebrew word for returning to their homeland - Israel). A touching story that tells about the triumphs and despair of this unique immigration

Director: Pamella Love

48. Bewoket: By the Will of God (2009)

66 min

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The journey of three Ethiopian boys struggling with their health and identity and the quirky but extraordinary American doctor they live with.

Directors: Andrea Mydlarz-Zeller, Sam Shnider, Andrea Mydlarz Zeller | Stars: Rick Hodes, Abraham Mamo, Sherif Muhammed, Bewoket Sintayehu

49. Ennetsu no daienko: Echiopia Shio no michi o yuku (1999 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary

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Star: Yoshihiro Yamada

50. Staring Into the Sun (2010)

60 min | Documentary

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Staring into the Sun is the latest ethno-folk cinema classic from Sublime Frequencies. Ethiopia is known to be one of the oldest areas inhabited by humans and presently has over 80 diverse ... See full summary »

Director: Olivia Wyatt



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