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1. The Imitation Game (2014)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians while attempting to come to terms with his troubled private life.
Votes: 719,616 | Gross: $91.13M
2. Stargate (1994)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Votes: 182,812 | Gross: $71.57M
3. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
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.
4. Changeling (2008)
R | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Grief-stricken mother Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie) takes on the L.A.P.D. to her own detriment when it tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child.
Votes: 247,089 | Gross: $35.74M
5. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A remake of the 1951 classic science fiction film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.
Votes: 166,929 | Gross: $79.37M
6. Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
R | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, and his polyamorous relationship with his wife and their mistress who would inspire his creation of the superheroine, Wonder Woman.
Votes: 25,138 | Gross: $1.59M
7. Cinderella Man (2005)
PG-13 | 144 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of James J. Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to challenge for the heavyweight championship of the world.
Votes: 181,711 | Gross: $61.65M
8. The Artist (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An egomaniacal film star develops a relationship with a young dancer against the backdrop of Hollywood's silent era.
Votes: 236,220 | Gross: $44.67M
9. Fatima (2020)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, War
Based on historical events, three young shepherds in Fátima, Portugal, report visions of the Virgin Mary, inspiring believers and angering officials of the Church and the government, who try to force them to recant their story.
10. Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue.
Votes: 66,389 | Gross: $10.51M
11. Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The relationship between writer AA Milne and his son, Christopher Robin, and how this became the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh.
Votes: 26,228 | Gross: $1.74M
12. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
A man is reunited with his childhood friend and her husband, who believe he knows the truth about the death of her rich aunt years earlier.
13. Amelia (2009)
PG | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Votes: 12,488 | Gross: $14.24M
14. Anastasia (1956)
Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History
An opportunistic businessman tries to pass off a mysterious impostor as the Grand Duchess Anastasia, and she is so convincing that even the biggest skeptics believe her.
15. Carrington (1995)
R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The platonic relationship between artist Dora Carrington (Dame Emma Thompson) and writer Lytton Strachey (Jonathan Pryce) in the early twentieth century.
Votes: 5,351 | Gross: $3.24M
16. Cross Creek (1983)
PG | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
In 1930's Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings moves to Florida's backwaters to write in peace. She feels bothered by affectionate men, editor and confused neighbors, but soon she connects and writes The Yearling, a classic of American literature.
Votes: 1,784 | Gross: $0.20M
20. The Whisperer in Darkness (2011)
Not Rated | 103 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Based on the H. P. Lovecraft story of the same name, a folklorist investigates reports of unusual creatures in Vermont only to uncover more than he bargained for
22. Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
Passed | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert.
24. Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words (2015)
Not Rated | 114 min | Documentary, Biography
A captivating look behind the scenes of the remarkable life of a young Swedish girl who became one of the most celebrated actresses of American and World cinema.
Votes: 2,169 | Gross: $0.14M
25. Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Broadway was never brighter and never roared louder than New Year's Eve, 1928, when anything could happen-and did. A four part short story musical co-starring Madonna, Jennifer Grey, and Matt Dillon.
Votes: 1,298 | Gross: $0.04M
27. Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016)
120 min | Documentary, History
The history of Dawson City, the gold rush town that had a historical treasure of forgotten silent films buried in permafrost for decades until 1978.
Votes: 1,819 | Gross: $0.13M
28. Jump! (II) (2007)
118 min | Biography, Drama
Police in 1928 Austria arrest Phillippe Halsman, of Jewish origin, for patricide and allege that he killed his father, Morduch, while on a hiking trip. Phillippe is defended by a Jewish ... See full summary »
29. Mack the Knife - Brecht's Threepenny Film (2018)
130 min | Biography, Drama
Against many odds, Bertolt Brecht's "The Threepenny Opera" becomes a phenomenal success. The film industry picks up the scent and seeks to make the master direct a film version of his "play... See full summary »
31. Malice in Wonderland (1985 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Struggling actress Hedda Hopper (Jane Alexander) can't get a break in Hollywood, even though an acquaintance of hers is the extremely powerful gossip monger Louella Parsons (Dame Elizabeth ... See full summary »
32. The River of Doubt (1928)
30 min | Documentary, Short
A filmed record of former president Theodore Roosevelt's and Cândido Rondon's 1913-14 expedition to the then uncharted Rio da Dúvida, later renamed the Roosevelt River.
33. More About the Children of Noisy Village (1987)
85 min | Family
There are only a handful of children living in Bullerbyn. This film follows their story through the fall and winter, picking up at the moment "The Children of Noisy Village" finishes.
35. Across the Pacific (2020)
This is a 3 part series from PBS, following WW1, airline executive Juan Trippe, pilot Charles Lindbergh, airline builder Igor Sikorsky and radio engineer Hugo Leuteritz join forces to build... See full summary »
37. Love, Honor and Behave (1938)
Approved | 71 min | Drama
A woman raises her son Ted to be a good loser, in effect creating a weakling who never asserts himself. Even after marrying his childhood sweetheart Barbara and assuming family obligations,... See full summary »
38. Gow the Head Hunter (1928)
Passed | 70 min | Documentary
Captain Edward A. Salisbury (1875-1962) was a noted millionaire explorer and writer, whose exploration stories of the islands of the South Seas Pacific appeared often in "The National ... See full summary »
39. Men at Lunch (2012)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Mystery
The story of "Lunch atop a Skyscraper," the iconic photograph taken during the construction of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
Votes: 336 | Gross: $0.00M
74 min | Documentary
Forgotten Tragedy: The Story of the St. Francis Dam tells the tale of the largest man-made disaster of the 20th century. This tragedy has now been largely lost to history. This movie is a ... See full summary »
42. Simba: The King of the Beasts (1928)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
A groundbreaking travelogue, Simba follows the intrepid American filmmaking couple Osa and Martin Johnson on their four year expedition over the African subcontinent.
44. Hovory s TGM (2018)
80 min | Biography, Drama, History
On 26 September 1928, Karel Capek and President T.G. Masaryk meet in the gardens of Topolcianky castle to decide about the fate of their joint literary work. Their fiction film dialogue is ... See full summary »
45. Train to Zakopané (2017)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama
Train to Zakopané is true love story that lays bare how compassion and intolerance can, even in the most unusual of circumstances, be one. Written and directed from his long-running play by... See full summary »
48. La zone (1928)
28 min | Documentary, Short
About 'The Zone', a wasteland just outside Paris and a refuge to lower classes from the middle of the 19th century to the 1940's where they could build shelters and live mostly out of sight from the society.
49. St Kilda: Britain's Loneliest Isle (1928)
15 min | Documentary, Short
Travelogue of a sailing from Glasgow to St Kilda (via other Scottish islands) showing life on St Kilda shortly before it was evacuated.
50. Where Kisses Come High (1928)
10 min | Documentary, Short
A passerby sees a Swiss mountain goat herder and asks "How about a kiss Wildgoat?" she responds with "Good as gold, if you can catch me". The wooer pursues her into the mountains, she ... See full summary »