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1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.6
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89 Metascore

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 426,201

2. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

R | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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88 Metascore

A writer encounters the owner of an aging high-class hotel, who tells him of his early years serving as a lobby boy in the hotel's glorious years under an exceptional concierge.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody

Votes: 755,611 | Gross: $59.10M

3. The Devil All the Time (2020)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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55 Metascore

Sinister characters converge around a young man devoted to protecting those he loves in a postwar backwoods town teeming with corruption and brutality.

Director: Antonio Campos | Stars: Tom Holland, Bill Skarsgård, Riley Keough, Jason Clarke

Votes: 116,290

4. Malena (2000)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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54 Metascore

Amidst the war climate, a teenage boy discovering himself becomes love-stricken by Malèna, a sensual woman living in a small, narrow-minded Italian town.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico, Matilde Piana

Votes: 97,659 | Gross: $3.45M

5. Gone with the Wind (1939)

Passed | 238 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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97 Metascore

The manipulative daughter of a Georgia plantation owner conducts a turbulent romance with a roguish profiteer during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.

Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood | Stars: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O'Neil

Votes: 303,542 | Gross: $198.68M

6. Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

PG-13 | 145 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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54 Metascore

Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.

Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, Suzuka Ohgo

Votes: 144,248 | Gross: $57.49M

7. Sophie's Choice (1982)

R | 150 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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68 Metascore

Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps, who has found a reason to live with Nathan, a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol, Rita Karin

Votes: 46,293 | Gross: $30.04M

8. Violet Evergarden (2018– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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In the aftermath of a great war, Violet Evergarden, a young female ex-soldier, gets a job at a writers' agency and goes on assignments to create letters that can connect people.

Stars: Yui Ishikawa, Erika Harlacher, Raissa Bueno, Aya Endô

Votes: 17,284

9. The Good Shepherd (2006)

R | 167 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.7
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61 Metascore

The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life.

Director: Robert De Niro | Stars: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 101,373 | Gross: $59.95M

10. Sexmission (1984)

117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Two scientists are placed in hibernation and should be awaken after three years. But when they wake up, it turns out that it has been fifty years, and they are the only two males in a new, underground society composed exclusively of women.

Director: Juliusz Machulski | Stars: Wieslaw Michnikowski, Jerzy Stuhr, Olgierd Lukaszewicz, Dorota Stalinska

Votes: 12,766

11. On the Road (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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56 Metascore

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams

Votes: 41,058 | Gross: $0.72M

12. The Remains of the Day (1993)

PG | 134 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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86 Metascore

A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years leading up to World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty was to his lordly employer.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, John Haycraft, Christopher Reeve

Votes: 70,685 | Gross: $22.95M

13. Roots (1977)

TV-14 | 588 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Robert Reed, John Amos, Louis Gossett Jr.

Votes: 16,961

14. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Approved | 170 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.1
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93 Metascore

Three World War II veterans, two of them traumatized or disabled, return home to the American midwest to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Fredric March, Teresa Wright

Votes: 61,420 | Gross: $23.65M

15. Bicycle Thieves (1948)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

8.3
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In post-war Italy, a working-class man's bicycle is stolen, endangering his efforts to find work. He and his son set out to find it.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Elena Altieri

Votes: 157,151 | Gross: $0.33M

16. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

Approved | 179 min | Drama, War

8.2
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60 Metascore

In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazis judged for war crimes.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Marlene Dietrich

Votes: 74,346

17. Tommy (1975)

PG | 111 min | Drama, Musical

6.6
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66 Metascore

A psychosomatically blind, deaf, and mute boy becomes a master pinball player and, subsequently, the figurehead of a cult.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Elton John

Votes: 20,305 | Gross: $34.25M

18. The Killing Fields (1984)

R | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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76 Metascore

A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody 'Year Zero' cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million 'undesirable' civilians.

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich, Julian Sands

Votes: 54,156 | Gross: $34.70M

19. The Awakening (I) (2011)

R | 102 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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53 Metascore

In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.

Director: Nick Murphy | Stars: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Lucy Cohu

Votes: 65,484

20. A Very Long Engagement (2004)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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76 Metascore

Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jodie Foster, Dominique Pinon

Votes: 72,518 | Gross: $6.17M

21. Land of Mine (2015)

R | 100 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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75 Metascore

In post-World War II Denmark, a group of young German POWs are forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines under the watch of a Danish Sergeant who slowly learns to appreciate their plight.

Director: Martin Zandvliet | Stars: Roland Møller, Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard

Votes: 39,110 | Gross: $0.44M

22. Man Down (I) (2015)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller, War

6.0
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28 Metascore

In a post-apocalyptic America, former U.S. Marine Gabriel Drummer searches desperately for the whereabouts of his son, accompanied by his best friend and a survivor.

Director: Dito Montiel | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Jai Courtney, Gary Oldman, Kate Mara

Votes: 10,007

23. 1900 (1976)

Unrated | 317 min | Drama, History

7.7
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70 Metascore

The epic tale of a class struggle in twentieth century Italy, as seen through the eyes of two childhood friends on opposing sides.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Francesca Bertini

Votes: 24,873

24. Tekken (2010)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.8
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Jin Kazama witnesses the death of his mother Jun by Tekken in the slums known as Anvil. After finding a Tekken ID he decides to seek out vengeance for his mother's death.

Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Jonathan Patrick Foo, Kelly Overton, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Ian Anthony Dale

Votes: 27,036

25. Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud

Votes: 30,515 | Gross: $0.09M

26. Millennium Actress (2001)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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70 Metascore

A TV interviewer and his cameraman meet a former actress and travel through her memories and career.

Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Miyoko Shôji, Shôzô Îzuka, Mami Koyama, Fumiko Orikasa

Votes: 26,074 | Gross: $0.19M

27. Buffalo Soldiers (2001)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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56 Metascore

A criminal subculture operates among U.S. soldiers stationed in West Germany just before the fall of the Berlin wall.

Director: Gregor Jordan | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Anna Paquin, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn

Votes: 24,262 | Gross: $0.35M

28. See You Up There (2017)

TV-MA | 117 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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In November 1919, two soldiers--a disfigured but brilliant artist and an ex-accountant--start a memorial con. But in Roaring Twenties France, their adventures soon turn dangerous.

Director: Albert Dupontel | Stars: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Albert Dupontel, Laurent Lafitte, Niels Arestrup

Votes: 9,131

29. Delta of Venus (1995)

R | 102 min | Drama

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A struggling American writer (England) and a fellow American expatriate (Mandylor) begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.

Director: Zalman King | Stars: Audie England, Costas Mandylor, Eric da Silva, Raven Snow

Votes: 2,114 | Gross: $0.06M

30. Two Women (1960)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, War

7.8
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In the Italy of WWII, a widow and her lonely daughter seek for distance between them and the horrors of war.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Sophia Loren, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Raf Vallone, Eleonora Brown

Votes: 10,527

31. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.0
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52 Metascore

The story of a hooded, berserk killer who terrorized the border town of Texarkana, Arkansas in 1946--leaving no fewer than five murder victims in his wake. He was never caught. Based on one of America's most baffling murder cases.

Director: Charles B. Pierce | Stars: Ben Johnson, Andrew Prine, Dawn Wells, Jimmy Clem

Votes: 7,831

32. The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)

R | 120 min | Drama

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Maria marries Hermann Braun in the last days of World War II, only for him to go missing in the war. Alone, Maria puts to use her beauty and ambition in order to find prosperity during Germany's "economic miracle" of the 1950s.

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Klaus Löwitsch, Ivan Desny, Gisela Uhlen

Votes: 13,273

33. La Jetée (1962)

Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Drama, Romance

8.3
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The story of a man forced to explore his memories in the wake of World War III's devastation, told through still images.

Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Étienne Becker, Jean Négroni, Hélène Chatelain, Davos Hanich

Votes: 32,115

34. Ladies in Lavender (2004)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.0
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61 Metascore

Two sisters befriend a mysterious foreigner who washes up on the beach of their 1930s Cornish seaside village.

Director: Charles Dance | Stars: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Daniel Brühl, Freddie Jones

Votes: 11,467 | Gross: $6.76M

35. Umberto D. (1952)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

8.2
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92 Metascore

An elderly man and his dog struggle to survive on his government pension in Rome.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Carlo Battisti, Maria Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari, Ileana Simova

Votes: 24,859 | Gross: $0.07M

36. Lore (2012)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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76 Metascore

As the Allies sweep across Germany, Lore leads her siblings on a journey that exposes them to the truth of their parents' beliefs. An encounter with a mysterious refugee forces Lore to rely on a person she has always been taught to hate.

Director: Cate Shortland | Stars: Saskia Rosendahl, Kai-Peter Malina, Nele Trebs, Ursina Lardi

Votes: 14,930 | Gross: $0.97M

37. Line of Separation (2015–2018)

92 min | Drama, History

7.5
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A story of one village in Germany at the end of WW2.

Stars: Johanna Bittenbinder, Jonathan Berlin, Henriette Confurius, Heiner Lauterbach

Votes: 1,102

38. Christopher and His Kind (2011 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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How real-life British-American author Christopher Isherwood and his German boyfriend Heinz met and fell in love during the 1930s and the rise of Nazism.

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Matt Smith, Imogen Poots, Lindsay Duncan, Perry Millward

Votes: 4,247

39. Wish You Were Here (1987)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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In a staid English seaside town after the Second World War, young Lynda grows up with her widowed father and younger sister. She eventually becomes pregnant by an acquaintance of her father.

Director: David Leland | Stars: Emily Lloyd, Trudi Cavanagh, Clare Clifford, Barbara Durkin

Votes: 2,805 | Gross: $3.28M

40. 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)

PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.5
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True story of a transatlantic business correspondence about used books that developed into a close friendship.

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Jean De Baer

Votes: 9,863 | Gross: $1.08M

41. Mother Night (1996)

R | 114 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.

Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Nick Nolte, Sheryl Lee, Tony Robinow, Michael McGill

Votes: 5,156 | Gross: $0.39M

42. Queen & Country (2014)

TV-14 | 114 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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68 Metascore

In this sequel to Hope and Glory (1987), Bill Rohan has grown up and is drafted into the army, where he and his eccentric best mate, Percy, battle their snooty superiors on the base and look for love in town.

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Callum Turner, Caleb Landry Jones, Pat Shortt, David Thewlis

Votes: 1,680 | Gross: $0.03M

43. Partners in Crime (2015)

55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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Agatha Christie's crime-fighting duo, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, solve mysteries and search for enemy spies in 1950s Britain.

Stars: Jessica Raine, David Walliams, James Fleet, Matthew Steer

Votes: 2,227

44. Hotel Fear (1978)

92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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A young girl and her mother run a hotel during the war. When the mother dies, the girl finds herself at the mercy of her sex-crazed guests. Soon enough, a cloaked figure starts killing off everyone that tries to harm her.

Director: Francesco Barilli | Stars: Luc Merenda, Leonora Fani, Francisco Rabal, Jole Fierro

Votes: 620

45. Stromboli (1950)

Approved | 81 min | Drama

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Karin, a young woman from the Baltic countries, marries fisherman Antonio to escape from a prison camp. But she cannot get used to the tough life in Antonio's volcano-threatened village, Stromboli.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Mario Vitale, Renzo Cesana, Mario Sponzo

Votes: 6,577

46. Brighton Rock (1948)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama

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In Brighton in 1935, small-time gang leader Pinkie Brown murders a journalist and later desperately tries to cover his tracks but runs into trouble with the police, a few witnesses, and a rival gang.

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Hermione Baddeley, William Hartnell, Harcourt Williams

Votes: 5,936 | Gross: $0.22M

47. Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief (2015)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary

8.0
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80 Metascore

A documentary looking at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Paul Haggis, Jason Beghe, Spanky Taylor, David Miscavige

Votes: 38,413

48. Men Don't Cry (2017)

98 min | Drama

7.3
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Bosnia and Herzegovina, fifteen years after the war. A group of middle-aged Yugoslav War veterans gather in a remote mountain hotel for an extended group-therapy session that unravels the complexities of their pasts.

Director: Alen Drljevic | Stars: Boris Isakovic, Leon Lucev, Emir Hadzihafizbegovic, Sebastian Cavazza

Votes: 788

49. Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future (1987–1988)

Not Rated | 30 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.6
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A group of guerilla fighters battle the evil machine forces that dominate a future Earth.

Stars: Tim Dunigan, Peter MacNeill, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Maurice Dean Wint

Votes: 1,269

50. The Parade (2011)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A homophobic, middle-aged, Serbian gangster ends up sacrificing himself to protect Gay freedom in his country. RADMILO (35) and MIRKO (30) are young and successful gay couple, and they ... See full summary »

Director: Srdjan Dragojevic | Stars: Nikola Kojo, Milos Samolov, Hristina Popovic, Goran Jevtic

Votes: 11,828



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