Most Popular Declaration Of Independence Movies and TV Shows
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2. Battlefield Earth (2000)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
It's the year 3000 A.D.; the Earth is lost to the alien race of Psychlos. Humanity is enslaved by these gold-thirsty tyrants, whom are unaware that their 'man-animals' are about to ignite the rebellion of a lifetime.
Votes: 73,632 | Gross: $21.47M
3. Free State of Jones (2016)
R | 139 min | Action, Biography, Drama
A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.
Votes: 46,693 | Gross: $20.76M
4. Amistad (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama, History
In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.
Votes: 67,165 | Gross: $44.18M
5. Milk (I) (2008)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.
Votes: 157,951 | Gross: $31.84M
7. A United Kingdom (2016)
PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.
Votes: 12,688 | Gross: $3.90M
8. Factory Girl (2006)
R | 90 min | Biography, Drama
Votes: 20,201 | Gross: $1.66M
10. Moscow on the Hudson (1984)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a Russian musician defects in Bloomingdale's department store in New York, he finds adjusting to American life more difficult than he imagined.
Votes: 10,310 | Gross: $25.10M
11. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.
Votes: 27,237 | Gross: $3.43M
12. The Aristocrats (2005)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy
One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.
Votes: 15,707 | Gross: $6.38M
13. Beyond the Mask (2015)
PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A British East India Trading Company assassin seeks to redeem his past by thwarting a plot against a young nation's hope for freedom.
Votes: 2,654 | Gross: $1.23M
16. Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000 TV Movie)
Unrated | 251 min | Biography, Drama, History
Epic television miniseries exploring the complicated relationship of Thomas Jefferson and slave Sally Hemings, who conducted a 38 year love affair, spanning an ocean, ultimately producing children, grandchildren, and lots of controversy.
17. Prelude to War (1942)
Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, War
The official World War II US Government film statement defining the various enemies of the Allies and why they must be fought.
23. The Adams Chronicles (1976)
50 min | Drama, History
Ambitious multipart PBS production that brings to life five generations of one of America's leading political and historical families. It traces their lives from John Adams early years as a... See full summary »
24. The Statue of Liberty (1985)
TV-G | 60 min | Documentary, History
Documentary showing the history of the world-famous Statue of Liberty in New York harbor, the impact it still has on people and the state of liberty as a personal and political concept in America in 1985.
25. Little Nellie Kelly (1940)
Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
Irish colleen Nellie is in love with handsome Jerry Kelly, even though her father objects. Nellie and Jerry soon marry and announce plans to move to New York, which again angers Nellie's ... See full summary »
27. 1. April 2000 (1952)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
It is the year 2000 and the World Global Union is in charge, although other countries are allowed to elect their own government leaders, as long as they support the Union. When Austria's ... See full summary »
30. 8: The Mormon Proposition (2010)
R | 80 min | Documentary
A scorching indictment of the Mormon Church's historic involvement in the promotion & passage of California's Proposition 8 and the Mormon religion's secretive, decades-long campaign against LGBT human rights.
Votes: 1,192 | Gross: $0.10M
31. Sons of Liberty (1939)
Approved | 20 min | Short, Biography, Drama
Set during the American Revolution, this colorful 2 reel short tells the story of Haym Salomon, American patriot and financier of the American Revolution.
32. The Declaration of Independence (1938)
Approved | 17 min | Short, Drama, History
This historical featurette focuses on Caesar Rodney of Delaware, who cast the deciding vote so that the Declaration of Independence was adopted in 1776.
35. Washington Merry-Go-Round (1932)
TV-G | 79 min | Drama
Button Gwinett Brown is a freshman congressman on a mission to rid Washington of corruption. He quickly runs afoul of the powerful Senator Norton, while falling for the granddaughter of the... See full summary »
36. In God We Teach (2011)
62 min | Documentary
The story of a Kearny (NJ) high school student who secretly recorded his history teacher in class, and accused him of proselytizing. When the story hit The New York Times all hell broke loose.
37. The Road to Independence: The Movie (2011 Video)
When Thomas Jefferson, rode on his white horse to Independence Hall on 4 July 1776. Declaration of Independence in hand, people lined the streets of Philadelphia and cheered. Then, once ... See full summary »
38. Hands Across the Sea in '76 (1911)
Short, Drama, Thriller
Features a chronological parade of major events and battles of the American Revolution, with a side-plot emphasis on the emotional stress of a patriotic American girl, played by Dorothy ... See full summary »
School Inc. is a global exploration of discovery by the late Andrew Coulson, senior fellow of education policy at Cato Institute's Center for Educational Freedom. He takes viewers on a ... See full summary »
40. History's Lost & Found (1999–2005)
150 min | Documentary, History, War
The Shroud of Turin. The Wright Brothers' plane. The treasures of King Tut. This is a captivating examination of some of the most famous objects and artifacts in human history. Some are ... See full summary »
Star: Edward Herrmann
80 min | Documentary
From the producers of For Our Day, comes a fascinating documentary exploring temple symbolism. Discover the reason behind Joseph Smith's involvement with Masonry, the purpose of inverted ... See full summary »
42. The History of the English Language: Second Edition (2008 Video)
Professor Seth Lerer lectures on the history of the English language, from its earliest roots to its modern forms, and includes lively commentary on American English.
Star: Seth Lerer
44. American History: Our Constitution (1940)
Approved | 20 min | Documentary, Short, History
Made and released in 1940 (and not 1941) this was the first of eight-proposed patriotic shorts made by Max and Arthur Alexander. It deals with how the American constitution came into being ... See full summary »
Approved | 20 min | Documentary, Short, History
George Jessel takes a talking-tour of the United States capital city, while Bill Hayes, Rosemary June and the Bill Peterson Singers sing about it.