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1. Dr. Strangelove (1964)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

8.4
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97 Metascore

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a War Room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 431,015 | Gross: $0.28M

2. The Thin Red Line (1998)

R | 170 min | Drama, War

7.6
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78 Metascore

Adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Kirk Acevedo

Votes: 165,718 | Gross: $36.40M

3. Catch-22 (1970)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
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70 Metascore

A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel

Votes: 21,079 | Gross: $24.91M

4. The Longest Day (1962)

G | 178 min | Action, Drama, History

7.8
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75 Metascore

The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.

Directors: Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Gerd Oswald, Bernhard Wicki, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton, Henry Fonda

Votes: 50,512 | Gross: $39.10M

5. Gettysburg (1993)

PG | 271 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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In 1863, the Northern and Southern forces fight at Gettysburg in the decisive battle of the American Civil War.

Director: Ron Maxwell | Stars: Tom Berenger, Martin Sheen, Stephen Lang, Richard Jordan

Votes: 25,187 | Gross: $10.77M

6. Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, History, Western

6.5
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The story of the Apache chief and his armed resistance to the U.S. Government's subjugation of his people.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Jason Patric, Gene Hackman, Robert Duvall, Wes Studi

Votes: 8,398 | Gross: $18.64M

7. High Crimes (2002)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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48 Metascore

High powered lawyer Claire Kubik finds her world turned upside down when her husband, who has been living under a false name, is arrested by military police and placed on trial for the murder of villagers while he was in the Marines.

Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Adam Scott

Votes: 37,250 | Gross: $41.54M

8. The Duellists (1977)

PG | 100 min | Drama, War

7.4
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70 Metascore

France, 1801. Due to a minor, perceived slight mild-mannered Lieutenant d'Hubert is forced into a duel with the hot-headed, irrational Lieutenant Feraud. The disagreement ultimately results in scores of duels, spanning several years.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Edward Fox

Votes: 18,485

9. War and Remembrance (1988–1989)

1,620 min | Drama, War

8.3
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The trials of the Henry and the Jastrow families amidst the events after the U.S.'s entry into World War II.

Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Seymour, Hart Bochner, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 2,336

10. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

Unrated | 83 min | Horror

6.4
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Extraterrestrials traveling in high-tech flying saucers contact a scientist as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 6,631

11. MacArthur (1977)

PG | 130 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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Biopic of General Douglas MacArthur covering his war exploits during WW2 and the Korean War.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Gregory Peck, Dan O'Herlihy, Ed Flanders, Ivan Bonar

Votes: 4,147

12. The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968)

Unrated | 110 min | Comedy, War

6.4
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In 1943, when 5 captured Allied one-star generals cannot agree on an escape plan, the HQ promotes an escape-savvy private to 2-star general and sends him to coordinate the captive VIPs.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Paul Newman, Sylva Koscina, Andrew Duggan, Tom Bosley

Votes: 1,301

13. Column South (1953)

Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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Before the Civil War, Lt. Jed Sayre's efforts to conciliate the cavalry and the Navajo are undermined by his racist C.O. and Confederate sympathizers.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Audie Murphy, Joan Evans, Robert Sterling, Ray Collins

Votes: 434

14. The Lighthorsemen (1987)

PG | 131 min | Drama, War

6.9
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In 1917 when the British forces are bogged down in front of the Turkish and German lines in Palestine they rely on the Australian light horse regiment to break the deadlock.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Peter Phelps, Nick Waters, John Larking, John Heywood

Votes: 1,510

15. The Naked and the Dead (1958)

Approved | 131 min | Drama, War

6.4
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Set during the Pacific War against the Japanese, this WW2 drama discerns between achieving one's mission at any cost versus preserving the lives under one's command and enforcing discipline through fear as opposed to mutual respect.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Aldo Ray, Cliff Robertson, Raymond Massey, Lili St. Cyr

Votes: 1,178

16. Carter's Army (1970 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama, War

5.0
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A racist officer is put in charge of a squad of black troops charged with taking an important bridge from the Germans.

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Robert Hooks, Susan Oliver, Roosevelt Grier

Votes: 435

17. Assisted Fishing (2012)

Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

7.8
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A lifelong loser dreams of finding fame and fortune by beating his arch-rival in a big fishing tournament. In order to win, he'll need the help of some unlikely heroes - A group of eccentric seniors who live in an abusive nursing home.

Director: Joe Crouch | Stars: Derek Haugen, Allyson Sereboff, Tim Whittet, Peter Vander Meulen

Votes: 63

18. Person to Person (1953–1961)
Episode: Episode #1.24 (1954)

Documentary, News

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Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Edward R. Murrow, George Humphreys, David Sarnoff

19. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 2 August 1954 (1954)

News

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Lesueur and Banks interview Brigadier General John H. Michaelis, Commandant of Cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Topics include the training of cadets, characteristics ... See full summary »

Stars: Louis Banks, Larry LeSueur, John H. Michaelis

20. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 3 October 1951 (1951)

News

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Huie and Hunt interview Brigadier General Bonner F. Fellers, an expert on psychological warfare, concerning the state of American defenses, maintaining air supremacy and the current military budget.

Director: Alan Cartoun | Stars: Bonner F. Fellers, William Bradford Huie, Frazier Hunt, George C. Kenney

21. Bewitched (1964–1972)
Episode: I Confess (1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.7
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After Darrin in a fit of frustration says that they should tell everyone about Sam being a witch, she makes him dream about that very situation and the reactions of their friends and the US Government.

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Agnes Moorehead, Erin Murphy

Votes: 194

22. Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988)
Episode: No Need to Know (1981)

TV-PG | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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Magnum is hired to protect a British Brigadier who is hunted by the IRA.

Director: Lawrence Doheny | Stars: Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley, Larry Manetti

Votes: 296

24. The Lieutenant (1963–1964)
Episode: The Two Star Giant (1963)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Rice is pulled on a temporary assignment to be the aid for a general. Due to his fine work and influence of a girl he is being considered as a permanent replacement, something Rice dreads.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Gary Lockwood, Robert Vaughn, Neville Brand, Richard Anderson

Votes: 11



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