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2. Argo (2012)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.
Votes: 542,549 | Gross: $136.03M
4. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War
Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.
Votes: 48,164 | Gross: $50.80M
5. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.
Votes: 602,917 | Gross: $138.80M
8. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Votes: 589,628 | Gross: $56.67M
9. Luther (2003)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
During the early sixteenth century, idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the Catholic Church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Votes: 14,243 | Gross: $5.79M
10. Lean on Me (1989)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama
The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the principal of a decaying inner-city school and he is determined to improve by any and all means.
Votes: 17,040 | Gross: $31.91M
11. Apocalypto (2006)
R | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, a young man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression.
Votes: 274,210 | Gross: $50.87M
14. Adolf Eichmann (2007)
TV-MA | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel as he accounts to Captain Avner Less, a young Israeli police officer, of his past as the architect of ... See full summary »
15. Flight 93: The Flight That Fought Back (2005 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, Drama
A docudrama about the efforts of the passengers aboard United Airlines Flight 93 to derail the 9/11 terrorists' plan for the hijacked airliner.
16. The Great Escape (1963)
Not Rated | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
Votes: 208,654 | Gross: $12.10M
17. Apollo 13 (I) (1995)
PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History
NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.
Votes: 250,737 | Gross: $173.84M
18. The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (2014 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 88 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
After being cast in the hit teen sitcom Saved by the Bell (1989), six unknown young actors must deal with the Hollywood spotlight and the challenges of growing up under public scrutiny.
20. The Tunnel (2001)
150 min | Drama, History, Thriller
During the Cold War, Germany was divided into two states - East and West. This epic story tells about their dramatic connections.
Votes: 5,803 | Gross: $0.01M
21. Lincoln (2012)
PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History
As the American Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Votes: 232,028 | Gross: $182.21M
24. Black Death (2010)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, History
Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is given the task of learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village.
Votes: 41,617 | Gross: $0.02M
25. Agora (2009)
R | 127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.
Votes: 62,438 | Gross: $0.62M
28. The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
R | 94 min | Comedy, War
A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.
Votes: 122,726 | Gross: $32.42M
29. The Last Days of Lehman Brothers (2009 TV Movie)
60 min | Drama
The heads of Wall Street's biggest investment banks were summoned to an evening meeting by the US Treasury Secretary, Hank Paulson, to discuss the plight of another - Lehman Brothers. After... See full summary »
30. Moneyball (2011)
PG-13 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.
Votes: 333,563 | Gross: $75.61M
32. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
R | 121 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In 1965, an unorthodox and irreverent DJ named Adrian Cronauer begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services radio station in Vietnam.
Votes: 118,205 | Gross: $123.92M
33. The Day Reagan Was Shot (2001 TV Movie)
R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History
The 30th of March, 1981, the delusional John Hinckley Jr. tries to kill president Ronald Reagan. His life hangs on a thin thread at the hospital, while the Soviet Union is ready to invade a... See full summary »
34. The Dead Lands (2014)
R | 107 min | Action, Adventure
After his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery, the teenage son of a slain Maori chieftain looks to avenge his father's murder and bring peace and honor to the souls of his loved ones.
Votes: 4,261 | Gross: $0.00M
35. Viking: The Berserkers (2014)
Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Adventure
In Dark Ages Britain, a group of young Saxons are captured by a clan of fearsome Viking warriors and used as prey in a ritualistic manhunt.
36. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
R | 180 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
Votes: 1,064,867 | Gross: $116.90M
37. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A seasoned FBI agent pursues Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and a legal prosecutor.
Votes: 741,510 | Gross: $164.62M
38. Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (2012 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A group of Navy SEALs come to learn the identity of their target: Osama bin Laden.
39. Tristan + Isolde (2006)
PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Drama, Romance
An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne and the princess of the feuding Irish spells doom for the young lovers.
Votes: 49,114 | Gross: $14.73M
41. Path to War (2002 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 165 min | Biography, Drama, War
In the mid-1960s, President Johnson and his foreign-policy team debate the decision to withdraw from or escalate the war in Vietnam.
43. Breach (2007)
PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
FBI upstart Eric O'Neill enters into a power game with his boss, Robert Hanssen, an agent who was put on trial for selling secrets to the Soviet Union.
Votes: 56,099 | Gross: $33.23M
44. The Gridiron (2016)
Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Based on a true story in 1985. Derek is a dreamer and a loser. No matter how hard he tries he fails at everything he attempts. Determined to show the world he can succeed at something he ... See full summary »
45. An Adventure in Space and Time (2013 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History
47. Leatherheads (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1925, an enterprising pro football player convinces America's too-good-to-be-true college football hero to play for his team and keep the league from going under.
Votes: 30,127 | Gross: $31.20M
48. Angela's Ashes (1999)
R | 145 min | Drama