Most Popular "U.s. Civil War" Titles
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1. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A young teen struggles to make a decision between two vampire brothers and their supernatural lives. Soon after she discovers the truth her whole world turns upside down.
2. Gone with the Wind (1939)
G | 238 min | Drama, History, Romance
A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
Votes: 247,777 | Gross: $198.68M
3. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A look at Wolverine's early life, in particular his time with the government squad Team X and the impact it will have on his later years.
Votes: 409,598 | Gross: $179.88M
4. Cold Mountain (2003)
R | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.
Votes: 127,290 | Gross: $95.64M
5. Lincoln (2012)
PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History
As the War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Votes: 218,212 | Gross: $182.21M
6. Gangs of New York (2002)
R | 167 min | Crime, Drama
In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.
Votes: 351,743 | Gross: $77.81M
7. John Carter (2012)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Transported to Barsoom, a Civil War vet discovers a barren planet seemingly inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter Woola and a princess in desperate need of a savior.
Votes: 229,394 | Gross: $73.08M
9. Dances with Wolves (1990)
PG-13 | 181 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Lieutenant John Dunbar, assigned to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.
Votes: 207,970 | Gross: $184.21M
10. The Last Samurai (2003)
R | 154 min | Action, Drama, History
An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.
Votes: 350,220 | Gross: $111.11M
11. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
R | 105 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them.
Votes: 137,761 | Gross: $37.52M
12. Sahara (2005)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Master explorer Dirk Pitt goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor being hounded by a ruthless dictator.
Votes: 83,341 | Gross: $68.67M
14. Glory (1989)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates.
Votes: 109,373 | Gross: $26.83M
15. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Benjamin Gates must follow a clue left in John Wilkes Booth's diary to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Votes: 197,443 | Gross: $219.96M
19. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
Not Rated | 195 min | Drama, History, War
The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.
Votes: 19,121 | Gross: $10.00M
20. Gods and Generals (2003)
PG-13 | 219 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 14,070 | Gross: $12.87M
21. The Horse Soldiers (1959)
Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Romance, War
In 1863, a Union outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in Mississippi to destroy enemy railroads but a captive southern belle and the unit's doctor cause frictions within ranks.
23. The General (1926)
Not Rated | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.
24. Shenandoah (1965)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, War, Western
During the Civil War, a Virginia farmer and his family vow to remain neutral, but one of the sons is captured by Union soldiers, sending the farmer to his rescue.
25. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (2014– )
TV-14 | 795 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary that weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.
27. Field of Lost Shoes (2015)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Drama, War
Based on a true story of the American Civil War, culminating at the Battle of New Market, May 1864. A group of teenage cadets sheltered from war at the Virginia Military Institute must ... See full summary »
29. Lincoln (1992 TV Movie)
240 min | Biography, History
Famous actors and actresses read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the Civil War.
30. The Colt (2005 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 80 min | Action, Drama, History
During the heat of battle in the midst of the Civil War, a beguilingly innocent colt is born to Union Jim Rabb's beloved mare. Refusing the orders to shoot it, lest it prove a hindrance, ... See full summary »
31. The Hunley (1999 TV Movie)
94 min | Action, Drama, History
During the siege of Charleston of 1864, Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley becomes the first submersible to sink an enemy warship in wartime.
32. The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
Approved | 69 min | Drama, War
Truncated adaptation of Stephen Crane's novel about a Civil War Union soldier who stuggles to find the courage to fight in the heat of battle.
36. Kentucky (1938)
Passed | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Romeo and Juliet story set amidst horse racing in Kentucky. The family feud of lovers Jack and Sally goes back to the Civil War and is kept alive by her Uncle Peter.
37. The Stranger Wore a Gun (1953)
Approved | 83 min | War, Western
A former spy moves to Arizona to join a gold robbery, but when he gets there decides that it's not for him and tries to change his life.
38. Arizona Bushwhackers (1968)
Approved | 87 min | Romance, Western
A Confederate spy takes the sheriff job in a lawless Union town where people are hostile to him and where a crooked saloon owner peddles rifles to the renegade Indians.
40. Booker (1984 TV Short)
40 min | Short, Biography, Drama
Set in the 1860's South, Booker is the impassioned story of the boy who struggled through slavery to found the Tuskegee Institute. Through the eyes of nine-year-old Booker T. Washington, ... See full summary »
42. This Savage Land (1969 TV Movie)
G | 97 min | Western
Ohio widower Ben Pride moves to Kansas with his parents and children shortly after the Civil War. When they arrive in Lawrence they are harassed by Confederate marauders.
43. Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood (2009 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Drama
The Old West, 1864. In order to save their family, the McCall brothers will kill anyone who stands between them and the legendary Gold of Juarez. Though women and greed will test their bond... See full summary »
45. The Battle of Shiloh (2012 Video)
175 min | Documentary, History, War
The Battle of Shiloh documentary takes the viewer to the fields of western Tennessee. They are filled with soldiers. Thousands of soldier reenactors set up camps and cook on open fires. ... See full summary »
46. Sherman's March (2007 TV Movie)
Documentary, History, War
This documentary chronicles General William Tecumseh Sherman's fabled "March to the Sea" through Georgia and the Carolinas, utilizing state of the art production techniques including CGI, special effects and historical re-creations.
47. I Am an American (1944)
Approved | 16 min | Short, History
A hypothetical married Polish couple arrives in New York in the early 1840's and walks to Ohio where they settle and prosper and raise children. The man loses an arm in the Civil war, and ... See full summary »
48. Gettysburg: Darkest Days & Finest Hours (2008)
Documentary, Biography, Drama
This impressive and epic commemoration of the 145th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg tells the story of the pivotal 1863 battle from the soldier's point of view. All new dramatic ... See full summary »
49. The Gettysburg Story (2013)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary
The Gettysburg Story brings alive America's greatest battle in a fresh, dynamic way. Cutting-edge technologies including aerial drone cinematography, helicopter mounted cameras, motion ... See full summary »
50. Lost River: Lincoln's Secret Weapon (2009)
Not Rated | 109 min | History
True story of Anna Ella Carroll, unrecognized heroine of the American Civil War who assisted Lincoln as an unofficial cabinet member; she later devised the Tennessee River Plan that brought an early end to the war.