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1. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)

TV-MA | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.2
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Nine noble families fight for control over the lands of Westeros, while an ancient enemy returns after being dormant for millennia.

Stars: Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Lena Headey

Votes: 1,986,924

2. The Expanse (2015–2022)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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In the 24th century, a group of humans untangle a vast plot which threatens the Solar System's fragile state of detente.

Stars: Steven Strait, Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham, Shohreh Aghdashloo

Votes: 147,079

3. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.6
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68 Metascore

Three years into the Clone Wars, the Jedi rescue Palpatine from Count Dooku. As Obi-Wan pursues a new threat, Anakin acts as a double agent between the Jedi Council and Palpatine and is lured into a sinister plan to rule the galaxy.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 764,952 | Gross: $380.26M

4. Rome (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Drama, History

8.7
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A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

Votes: 167,525

5. Versailles (2015–2018)

TV-MA | 52 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.

Stars: George Blagden, Alexander Vlahos, Tygh Runyan, Stuart Bowman

Votes: 16,306

6. Condor (2018– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A brilliant, young, idealistic CIA analyst finds himself in the middle of a conspiracy that kills everyone else at his office. Can he, with no field experience, stay alive long enough to get to the bottom of it?

Stars: Max Irons, Kristen Hager, Bob Balaban, Sam McCarthy

Votes: 14,804

7. The Politician (2019– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Payton Hobart, a student from Santa Barbara, has known since age seven that he's going to be President of the United States. But first he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School.

Stars: Ben Platt, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Julia Schlaepfer

Votes: 21,967

8. Cleopatra (1963)

G | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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60 Metascore

Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt experiences both triumph and tragedy as she attempts to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown

Votes: 32,771 | Gross: $57.78M

9. All the President's Men (1976)

PG | 138 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.9
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84 Metascore

"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Votes: 113,460 | Gross: $70.60M

10. The Pillars of the Earth (2010)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.0
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Set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart.

Stars: Ian McShane, Matthew Macfadyen, Eddie Redmayne, Hayley Atwell

Votes: 30,800

11. Elizabeth (1998)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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75 Metascore

The early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.

Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Liz Giles, Rod Culbertson, Paul Fox

Votes: 98,227 | Gross: $30.08M

12. No Way Out (1987)

R | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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77 Metascore

A coverup and witchhunt occur after a politician accidentally kills his mistress.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young, Will Patton

Votes: 39,904 | Gross: $35.51M

13. Wolf Hall (2015)

TV-14 | 360 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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After the downfall of Cardinal Wolsey, his secretary, Thomas Cromwell, finds himself amongst the treachery and intrigue of King Henry VIII's court and soon becomes a close advisor to the King, a role fraught with danger.

Stars: Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis, Claire Foy, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Votes: 11,204

14. Anonymous (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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50 Metascore

The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, David Thewlis, Sebastian Armesto

Votes: 40,793 | Gross: $4.46M

15. Mary of Scotland (1936)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.

Directors: John Ford, Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Douglas Walton

Votes: 2,557

16. The Lion in Winter (1968)

PG | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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1183 A.D.: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. When he allows his imprisoned wife Eleanor of Aquitaine out for a Christmas visit, they all variously plot to force him into a decision.

Director: Anthony Harvey | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle

Votes: 31,268 | Gross: $22.28M

17. I, Claudius (1976)

Not Rated | 669 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed

Votes: 17,202

18. Borgia (2011–2014)

TV-MA | 52 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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Story of the rise and the fall of the Renaissance dynasty.

Stars: Mark Ryder, Isolda Dychauk, Diarmuid Noyes, John Doman

Votes: 6,620

19. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

PG | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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76 Metascore

An American doctor and his wife, a former singing star, witness a murder while vacationing in Morocco, and are drawn into a twisting plot of international intrigue when their young son is kidnapped.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Miles

Votes: 63,883 | Gross: $10.25M

20. Healer (2014–2015)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.5
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An old murder incident involving a group who ran an illegal broadcasting station brings together different people - a mysterious errand guy "Healer" who possesses disguise and fighting ... See full summary »

Stars: Ji Chang-Wook, Park Min-Young, Tae-Mi, Yoo Ji-Tae

Votes: 7,993

21. Queen Margot (1994)

R | 159 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Young Queen Margot finds herself trapped in an arranged marriage amidst a religious war between Catholics and Protestants. She hopes to escape with a new lover, but finds herself imprisoned by her powerful and ruthless family.

Director: Patrice Chéreau | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Daniel Auteuil, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Vincent Perez

Votes: 17,559 | Gross: $2.02M

22. The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Not Rated | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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98 Metascore

While travelling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, May Whitty

Votes: 51,953

23. The 39 Steps (1935)

Approved | 86 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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93 Metascore

A man in London tries to help a counter-espionage Agent. But when the Agent is killed, and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to save himself and stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle

Votes: 56,389

24. Missing (1982)

PG | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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78 Metascore

When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron, John Shea

Votes: 21,345 | Gross: $14.00M

25. Black Sunday (1977)

R | 143 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
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57 Metascore

Black Sunday is the powerful story of a Black September terrorist group attempting to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the president of the United States in attendance.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Robert Shaw, Bruce Dern, Marthe Keller, Fritz Weaver

Votes: 7,959 | Gross: $15.77M

26. Eye of the Needle (1981)

R | 112 min | Romance, Thriller, War

7.1
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61 Metascore

A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Kate Nelligan, Stephen MacKenna, Philip Martin Brown

Votes: 10,636 | Gross: $17.58M

27. Lady Jane (1986)

PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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64 Metascore

The story of Lady Jane Grey, who was Queen of England for only nine days.

Director: Trevor Nunn | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Cary Elwes, John Wood, Michael Hordern

Votes: 6,628 | Gross: $0.28M

28. Sabotage (1936)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Thriller

7.0
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85 Metascore

A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective's cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester, John Loder

Votes: 16,759

29. My Country: The New Age (2019)

80 min | Action, Drama, History

8.2
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Set during the end of the Goryeo period to the early Joseon period. Two friends aim their swords against one another due to differences in opinion about "my country."

Stars: Yang Se-Jong, Woo Do-Hwan, Jang Hyuk, Seol-Hyun Kim

Votes: 1,841

30. In the Time of the Butterflies (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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In the Time of the Butterflies is inspired by the true story of the three Mirabal sisters who, in 1960, were murdered for their part in an underground plot to overthrow the government.

Director: Mariano Barroso | Stars: Salma Hayek, Lumi Cavazos, Edward James Olmos, Mía Maestro

Votes: 2,299

31. An American Affair (2008)

R | 93 min | Drama

6.1
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31 Metascore

In 1963, during the swirl of glamour and intrigue that turned President John F. Kennedy's Washington into Camelot, a lonely 13-year-old Catholic school boy comes of age.

Director: William Olsson | Stars: Gretchen Mol, James Rebhorn, Cameron Bright, Mark Pellegrino

Votes: 2,284

32. Topaz (1969)

M/PG | 143 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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A French Intelligence Agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon, Karin Dor

Votes: 18,126 | Gross: $8.37M

33. Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.6
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When the Conclave is destroyed, leaving only one survivor, demons are loosed up on the world. In an attempt to restore order and save the world, the survivor--now the inquisitor-- instigates the long forgotten inquisition.

Directors: Mike Laidlaw, Pierre Michel-Estival | Stars: Harry Hadden-Paton, Alix Wilton Regan, Jon Curry, Sumalee Montano

Votes: 4,786

34. Four Hours at the Capitol (2021)

TV-MA | 92 min | Documentary

7.3
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72 Metascore

A chronicle of the incursion at the U.S. Capitol, when thousands of citizens from across the country gathered in Washington D.C., many with the intent of disrupting the certification of Joe Biden's presidency.

Director: Jamie Roberts | Stars: Eddie Block, Buddy Carter, James McGovern, Leah Han

Votes: 2,873

35. Beyond: Two Souls (2013 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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Live the life of Jodie Holmes, a young woman who possesses supernatural powers through her psychic link to a mysterious invisible entity.

Director: David Cage | Stars: Elliot Page, Willem Dafoe, Eric Winter, Kadeem Hardison

Votes: 11,715

36. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)

TV-PG | 51 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.5
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The adventures of suave cat burglar Alexander Mundy, who plies his trade for the U.S. Government.

Stars: Robert Wagner, Fred Astaire, Malachi Throne, Murray Pollack

Votes: 2,007

37. The Warlords (2007)

R | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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70 Metascore

China, 1860s: Having his army slaughtered, General Qingyun joins 2 bandit leaders in raids on rebels and in blood oath. They form a Qing loyal army with eyes on rebel held Suzhou and Nanjing.

Directors: Peter Ho-Sun Chan, Wai-Man Yip | Stars: Jet Li, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Jinglei Xu

Votes: 26,802 | Gross: $0.13M

38. Hostages (2013–2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A premiere surgeon is blackmailed in a plot to assassinate the president after her family is taken hostage by a rogue federal agent.

Stars: Toni Collette, Tate Donovan, Rhys Coiro, Sandrine Holt

Votes: 9,969

39. Rise of the Nazis (2019–2022)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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Powerful and resonant series that looks at how Hitler and the Nazis seized power in Germany and ushered in the death of democracy.

Stars: Kate Fleetwood, Juozas Budraitis, Richard Overy, Richard Evans

Votes: 791

40. League of Gods (2016)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Fantasy

4.5
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Based on the 16th-century Chinese novel Feng Shen Yan Yi (The Investiture of the Gods), the story tells of how King Zhou of Shang becomes a tyrant due to the wiles of Daji, a vixen spirit who is disguised as one of his concubines.

Director: Koan Hui | Stars: Jet Li, Bingbing Fan, Zhang Wen, Xiaoming Huang

Votes: 2,647 | Gross: $0.18M

41. Lang ya bang (2015– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

9.0
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Story about a son's search for his family's lost honor.

Stars: Kei Gambit, Ge Hu, Kai Wang, Yongdai Ding

Votes: 2,158

42. Masada (1981)

394 min | Action, Drama, History

7.8
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After the destruction of the Second Temple, nine hundred Jewish zealots hold out against a five thousand man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.

Stars: Peter O'Toole, Peter Strauss, Barbara Carrera, Alan Feinstein

Votes: 2,249

43. Shinui (2012)

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

8.0
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When the queen-to-be of medieval Korea is badly wounded, Captain Choi Young uses a wormhole to "heaven," which is actually 21st-century South Korea, to bring back the spoiled Dr. Yoo Eun-Soo who becomes a pawn in a game of human chess.

Stars: Lee Min-Ho, Kim Hee-seon, Yoon Kyun-Sang, Park Se-young

Votes: 2,557

44. The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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A depiction of the love/hate relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Crisp

Votes: 5,631

45. HyperNormalisation (2016)

166 min | Documentary

8.2
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Adam Curtis explains how, at a time of confusing and inexplicable world events, politicians and the people they represent have retreated in to a damaging over-simplified version of what is happening.

Director: Adam Curtis | Stars: Adam Curtis, Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Victor Gotbaum

Votes: 6,482

46. Tian sheng chang ge (2018)

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

8.4
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The story of power, desire, lust and love among people of different kingdoms in ancient China. No matter who you are, you have to rise from the mud to become The Great Phoenix.

Stars: Kun Chen, Hong Yuan, Ni Ni, Ou Wang

Votes: 1,483

47. Il Divo (2008)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino | Stars: Toni Servillo, Anna Bonaiuto, Giulio Bosetti, Flavio Bucci

Votes: 17,729 | Gross: $0.24M

48. The Lion in Winter (2003 TV Movie)

167 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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King Henry II meets with Eleanor of Aquitaine at Christmastide 1183 to choose one of his sons as his successor.

Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Glenn Close, Andrew Howard, Antal Konrád, John Light

Votes: 2,256

49. Marie Antoinette (1938)

Passed | 149 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens.

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Julien Duvivier | Stars: Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, John Barrymore, Robert Morley

Votes: 2,995

50. The Shamer's Daughter (2015)

96 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

5.9
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Medieval Dunark's ruling family is murdered and the heir found with a bloody dagger. As the witch Shamer can't shame the heir to admit, the Shamer's daughter is fetched, as she, too, can make people see their shameful acts.

Director: Kenneth Kainz | Stars: Roland Møller, Maria Bonnevie, Jakob Oftebro, Søren Malling

Votes: 3,819



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