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1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Drama

9.3
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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Votes: 2,106,384 | Gross: $28.34M

2. Red Joan (2018)

R | 101 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.2
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45 Metascore

The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy.

Director: Trevor Nunn | Stars: Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson, Stephen Campbell Moore, Tom Hughes

Votes: 2,113 | Gross: $1.57M

3. The Choice (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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26 Metascore

Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.

Director: Ross Katz | Stars: Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, Alexandra Daddario, Maggie Grace

Votes: 30,289 | Gross: $18.71M

4. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

TV-14 | 124 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.4
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65 Metascore

In the aftermath of World War II, a writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Courtenay, Michiel Huisman, Katherine Parkinson

Votes: 22,793

5. Agent Carter (2015–2016)

TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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In 1946, Peggy Carter is relegated to secretarial duties in the Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR). When Howard Stark is accused of treason, he secretly recruits Peggy to clear his name with the help of his butler, Edwin Jarvis.

Stars: Hayley Atwell, James D'Arcy, Enver Gjokaj, Chad Michael Murray

Votes: 66,663

6. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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31 Metascore

In the Far East, Alex O'Connell, the son of famed mummy fighters Rick and Evy O'Connell, unearths the mummy of the first Emperor of Qin -- a shape-shifting entity cursed by a witch centuries ago.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria Bello, Michelle Yeoh

Votes: 141,431 | Gross: $102.49M

7. The Black Dahlia (2006)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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49 Metascore

Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Aaron Eckhart, Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank

Votes: 68,501 | Gross: $22.52M

8. 42 (2013)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.5
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62 Metascore

In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process.

Director: Brian Helgeland | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie

Votes: 77,849 | Gross: $95.00M

9. St. Vincent (2014)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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64 Metascore

A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door.

Director: Theodore Melfi | Stars: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Jaeden Martell

Votes: 89,498 | Gross: $44.13M

10. Rebel in the Rye (2017)

PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.7
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46 Metascore

The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, "The Catcher in the Rye".

Director: Danny Strong | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Kevin Spacey, Victor Garber, Hope Davis

Votes: 6,430 | Gross: $0.38M

11. Kalank (2019)

Not Rated | 166 min | Drama, Romance

3.6
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The lives of six enigmatic characters become entangled whilst in search of love, but separated by the dichotomy between the two worlds of Husnabad, a town in North India.

Director: Abhishek Varman | Stars: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit

Votes: 7,367 | Gross: $2.73M

12. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

Not Rated | 186 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: 61,976

13. Notorious (1946)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

8.0
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100 Metascore

A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern

Votes: 85,285 | Gross: $10.46M

14. The Two Jakes (1990)

R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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56 Metascore

The sequel to Chinatown (1974) finds J.J. "Jake" Gittes investigating adultery and murder, and the money that comes from oil.

Director: Jack Nicholson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe

Votes: 10,043 | Gross: $10.01M

15. Love the Coopers (2015)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.8
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31 Metascore

The intertwined stories of four generations of Coopers unfold right before the annual family reunion on Christmas Eve.

Director: Jessie Nelson | Stars: Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, John Goodman, Ed Helms

Votes: 18,045 | Gross: $26.28M

16. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)

R | 123 min | Drama, War

7.3
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During WWII, a British colonel tries to bridge the cultural divides between a British POW and the Japanese camp commander in order to avoid bloodshed.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: David Bowie, Tom Conti, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi Kitano

Votes: 13,381 | Gross: $2.31M

17. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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47 Metascore

65 years after a masked serial killer terrorized the small town of Texarkana, the so-called 'moonlight murders' begin again. Is it a copycat or something even more sinister? A lonely high ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon | Stars: Addison Timlin, Veronica Cartwright, Anthony Anderson, Travis Tope

Votes: 12,548

18. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.1
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In 1946, a hooded serial killer terrorizes the residents of a small Arkansas town.

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

Votes: 6,042

19. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)

Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.5
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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.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas

Votes: 7,244

20. Humongous (1982)

R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

4.5
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The monstrous offspring of a violent crime grows up in seclusion on a remote island, where a boat-full of hapless teens have shipwrecked, unaware of what's lurking in the woods.

Director: Paul Lynch | Stars: Janet Julian, David Wysocki, John Wildman, Janit Baldwin

Votes: 1,503

21. The Marriage of Maria Braun (1978)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.9
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A World War II widow seeks to adjust to life in postwar Germany.

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

Votes: 10,926

22. Walking with the Enemy (2013)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Drama, History

6.3
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44 Metascore

A young man, separated from his family in World War II, disguises himself as a Nazi S.S. Officer and uncovers more than just his family whereabouts.

Director: Mark Schmidt | Stars: Jonas Armstrong, Ben Kingsley, Hannah Tointon, Simon Kunz

Votes: 1,457 | Gross: $0.36M

23. Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017)

88 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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70 Metascore

The life and career of the hailed Hollywood movie star and underappreciated genius inventor, Hedy Lamarr.

Director: Alexandra Dean | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Mel Brooks, Jennifer Hom, Anthony Loder

Votes: 2,440 | Gross: $0.82M

24. The Night My Number Came Up (1955)

Not Rated | 94 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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On a routine flight from Hong-Kong to Japan, a British military transport aircraft's fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare.

Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Alexander Knox, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 767

25. Zombie Lake (1981)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

3.0
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In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back.

Directors: Jean Rollin, Julian de Laserna | Stars: Howard Vernon, Pierre-Marie Escourrou, Anouchka, Antonio Mayans

Votes: 2,795

26. Killer Legends (2014)

86 min | Documentary, Crime, History

6.3
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Delving into our collective nightmares, this horror-documentary investigates the origins of our most terrifying urban legends and the true stories that may have inspired them.

Director: Joshua Zeman | Stars: Rachel Mills, Joshua Zeman, Stephen Winick, James Presley

Votes: 2,893

27. Bye Bye Germany (2017)

102 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.5
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64 Metascore

David Berman and his friends, all Holocaust survivors, have only one purpose: to go to America as soon as possible. For this they need money. Close to his aim, David is not only deprived of his savings but also overtaken by his shady past.

Director: Sam Garbarski | Stars: Moritz Bleibtreu, Antje Traue, Tim Seyfi, Mark Ivanir

Votes: 995 | Gross: $0.07M

28. To the Ends of the World (2018)

103 min | Drama, War

6.4
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Indochina-war, 1945: French Robert is the only survivor of a massacre in which his brother has perished. Blinded by revenge, Robert rejoins the forces in search of the assassins. But meeting the young Indochinese Maï disrupts his mission.

Director: Guillaume Nicloux | Stars: Gaspard Ulliel, Guillaume Gouix, Lang Khê Tran, Gérard Depardieu

Votes: 286

29. Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (2015 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

7.9
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Set in 1946, follows a man as he tries to discover the locations of a Nazi compound and sabotage Helga Von Schabbs's plans.

Stars: Brian Bloom, Gabrielle Scharnitzky, Lilli Fichtner, Urs Remond

Votes: 1,223

30. The Little World of Don Camillo (1952)

107 min | Comedy

7.7
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A determined priest and a Communist mayor develop a grudging friendship in spite of their official rivalry.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Vera Talchi, Franco Interlenghi

Votes: 3,640

31. The Thief (1997)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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A woman meets a man who isn't the right man for her - but she hasn't realised it yet...

Director: Pavel Chukhray | Stars: Vladimir Mashkov, Yekaterina Rednikova, Mikhail Filipchuk, Dima Chigaryov

Votes: 4,522 | Gross: $1.13M

32. Wolfskinder (2013)

91 min | Drama, History

6.4
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The story of a boy who, driven by the search for his lost brother in the turmoil of WWII end, joins a group of children in order to survive the chaos of post-war anarchy in the haunted forests of Lithuania.

Director: Rick Ostermann | Stars: Levin Liam, Helena Phil, Vivien Ciskowski, Patrick Lorenczat

Votes: 368

33. Thunder Bay (1953)

Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Shrimpers and oilmen clash when an ambitious wildcatter begins constructing an off-shore oilrig.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Joanne Dru, Gilbert Roland, Dan Duryea

Votes: 1,382

34. Paris 36 (2008)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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40 Metascore

A man is charged with murder. He is Pigoil, the aging stage manager at Chansonia, a music hall in a Paris faubourg. His confession is a long flashback to New Year's Eve, 1935, when he ... See full summary »

Director: Christophe Barratier | Stars: Gérard Jugnot, Clovis Cornillac, Kad Merad, Nora Arnezeder

Votes: 2,564 | Gross: $0.85M

35. Georgia O'Keeffe (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 89 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.

Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Joan Allen, Jeremy Irons, Ed Begley Jr., Kathleen Chalfant

Votes: 783

36. Giovanni's Island (2014)

102 min | Animation, Drama, History

7.4
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A dramatic yet heart-warming story of cross-cultural friendship among children in the aftermath of WWII, presented by Tokyo-based award-winning animation studio Production I.G. Based on true events.

Director: Mizuho Nishikubo | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Yukie Nakama, Yûsuke Santamaria, Tatyana Sharko

Votes: 1,478

37. The Hell with Heroes (1968)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

5.8
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In 1946 North Africa, two former US Air Force pilots are forced to work for an international smuggler to get money needed for their return to civilian life after fighting in World War II.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Rod Taylor, Claudia Cardinale, Harry Guardino, Kevin McCarthy

Votes: 184

38. Lisa (1962)

112 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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At the end of WW2, a compassionate Dutch policeman helps smuggle a Jewish woman into British Palestine.

Director: Philip Dunne | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Dolores Hart, Leo McKern, Hugh Griffith

Votes: 358

39. A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)

PG | 106 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.3
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Shortly after World War II an American soldier (Norman) and a Polish refugee (Emilia) fall in deep love. Eventually he will return to the U.S. and both expect that she will soon follow him.... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Zanussi | Stars: Maja Komorowska, Scott Wilson, Hanna Skarzanka, Ewa Dalkowska

Votes: 819

40. The Taking of Tiger Mountain (2014)

Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.5
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61 Metascore

A story focusing on a conflict between a People's Liberation Army squad and a bandit gang in north-east China during the Chinese revolution.

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Hanyu Zhang, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Kenny Lin, Nan Yu

Votes: 2,465 | Gross: $0.23M

41. The Elementary School (1991)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.1
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The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school, their class is so wild and indisciplined that their teacher quits and is ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Jan Tríska, Zdenek Sverák, Libuse Safránková, Rudolf Hrusínský

Votes: 2,414

42. Golden Sting (2018)

106 min | Drama, Sport

6.3
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Recent Czech history as seen through the story of one of their basketball teams.

Director: Radim Spacek | Stars: Filip Brezina, Zdenek Piskula, Patricia Volny, Jan Mansfeld

Votes: 31

43. East/West (1999)

PG-13 | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.5
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61 Metascore

June 1946: Stalin invites Russian emigres to return to the motherland. It's a trap: when a ship-load from France arrives in Odessa, only a physician and his family are spared execution or ... See full summary »

Director: Régis Wargnier | Stars: Oleg Menshikov, Sandrine Bonnaire, Catherine Deneuve, Sergey Bodrov

Votes: 4,368 | Gross: $2.78M

44. Repeat Performance (1947)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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On New Year's Eve 1946, Sheila Page kills her husband Barney. She wishes that she could relive 1946 and avoid the mistakes that she made throughout the year. Her wish comes true but cheating fate proves more difficult than she anticipated.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Louis Hayward, Joan Leslie, Virginia Field, Tom Conway

Votes: 422

45. Prince of Shadows (1991)

109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Madrid, 1962. More than twenty years after the civil war has finished, a communist comes back to Spain to kill a traitor.

Director: Pilar Miró | Stars: Terence Stamp, Patsy Kensit, José Luis Gómez, Geraldine James

Votes: 207

46. Nuremberg (1948)

Approved | 78 min | Documentary

6.5
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The official U.S. government film about the 1st Nuremberg trial (The Trial of the Major Nazi War Criminals) which lasted from November 20, 1945 to October 1, 1946.

Director: Stuart Schulberg | Stars: Francis Biddle, Karl Dönitz, Hans Frank, Wilhelm Frick

Votes: 67

47. How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning (1965)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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It is with a heavy heart that Monsieur Charles has to close his Parisian brothel in 1946, following new legislation outlawing such establishments. As a parting gift, he offers the brothel's... See full summary »

Directors: Gilles Grangier, Georges Lautner | Stars: Louis de Funès, Bernard Blier, Mireille Darc, Andréa Parisy

Votes: 337

48. Four Minutes (2005 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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The story of the four minute mile-breaker Roger Bannister.

Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Jamie Maclachlan, Christopher Plummer, Shaun Smyth, Amy Rutherford

Votes: 346

49. Bowery Buckaroos (1947)

Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Music, Western

6.6
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The Bowery Boys head west to clear Louie of an old murder charge that he had killed his gold-mine partner. Sach has the map to the gold mine painted on his back, and Blackjack McCoy has him... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Gabriel Dell

Votes: 266

50. Goodnight, My Love (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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A down-on-his-luck private eye and his partner, a dwarf, are drawn into a tangle of missing persons and murder in 1940s Los Angeles.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Richard Boone, Michael Dunn, Barbara Bain, Victor Buono

Votes: 126



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