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1. J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (1993– )

183 min | Biography, Drama

Looks at the early years of America's most dashing president from his early childhood through his nomination for Congress.

Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Terry Kinney, Loren Dean, Yolanda Jilot

Votes: 286

2. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)

158 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi

In 1886, a French marine biologist aboard an American warship is scouring the Atlantic Ocean in search of a sea monster that routinely attacks and sinks passing ships.

Stars: Michael Caine, Patrick Dempsey, Mia Sara, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Votes: 1,377

3. 5ive Days to Midnight (2004)

210 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

When college professor J.T. Neumeyer discovers a police file that outlines the details of his murder - which is to take place five days in the future - he wastes no time trying to save his own life.

Stars: Timothy Hutton, Randy Quaid, Kari Matchett, Hamish Linklater

Votes: 2,440

4. Abraham (1993)

175 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

The Old Testament story of Abraham and the trials he endures. Commanded by God to lead his family to the promised land of Canaan with the promise that if he does so, his descendants will ... See full summary »

Stars: Andrea Prodan, Gottfried John, Kevin McNally, Simona Ferraro

Votes: 1,230

5. Alice in Wonderland (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 150 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

Alice (Tina Majorino) falls down a rabbit hole, and finds herself in Wonderland, a fantasy land of strange characters and ideas.

Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Tina Majorino, Whoopi Goldberg, Robbie Coltrane, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 7,343

6. Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006)

Not Rated | 59 min | Drama, History

A doc-drama covering the rise and the fall of the Roman world including the founding by Julius Caesar and the building of Rome by Nero.

Stars: Lyall B. Watson, James D'Arcy, Sean Pertwee, Michael Sheen

Votes: 1,569

7. Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001)

Not Rated | 180 min | Biography, Drama, War

The life of Anne Frank and her family from 1939 to 1945: pre-war fears, invasion of Netherlands by German troops, hiding in Amsterdam, deportation to the camps, return of Anne's father.

Stars: Ben Kingsley, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Tatjana Blacher, Brenda Blethyn

Votes: 4,623

8. Arabian Nights (2000)

Not Rated | 175 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

To cure a Prince's murderous madness, Scheherezade tells him a series of wonderous stories.

Stars: Mili Avital, Alan Bates, James Frain, Tchéky Karyo

Votes: 4,784

9. Around the World in 80 Days (I) (1989)

PG | 266 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A Victorian Age English gentleman takes a wager that he can circle the globe in the unprecedented time of just eighty days.

Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Eric Idle, Julia Nickson, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 2,715

10. Bangkok Hilton (1989)

240 min | Drama, Thriller

The story of Kat Stanton, an Australian woman searching for her father who, whilst travelling back from London to Australia via Thailand, makes friends with Arkie Ragan), a photographer. ... See full summary »

Stars: Nicole Kidman, Denholm Elliott, Hugo Weaving, Joy Smithers

Votes: 4,352

11. Blackbeard (2006– )

170 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

In 1717, Royal Navy Lieutenant Robert Maynard is sent to the West Indies on a secret mission to destroy notorious pirate ship The Queen Anne's Revenge and its crew.

Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Mark Umbers, Richard Chamberlain, Jessica Chastain

Votes: 1,201

12. Cambridge Spies (2003)

235 min | Drama, History

The true story of a group of Cambridge University Students who are recruited to spy for the Soviet Union in the early 1930s.

Stars: Tom Hollander, Toby Stephens, Rupert Penry-Jones, Samuel West

Votes: 1,729

13. Cleopatra (1999– )

Not Rated | 177 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

Princess Cleopatra becomes Egypt's Queen and has an out-of-wedlock son with the son-less Roman ruler Julius Ceasar. Through two romances, she strives to protect Egypt from the Romans, and make her son the heir to Ceaser's Roman Empire.

Stars: Nadim Sawalha, Owen Teale, Philip Quast, Daragh O'Malley

Votes: 3,645

14. The Crusaders (2001 TV Movie)

R | 194 min | Adventure, Drama

Towards the end of the 11th century, three friends - bell founder Peter, baron's son Richard and shepherd Andrew - set off to join The Crusades, after watching soldiers returning from Jerusalem.

Director: Dominique Othenin-Girard | Stars: Alessandro Gassmann, Johannes Brandrup, Thure Riefenstein, Barbora Bobulova

Votes: 527

15. David (1997)

190 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

The tribes of Israel need to defeat the superior might of the Philistines: "Now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have." (I Samuel, 8:5). And so the prophet Samuel ... See full summary »

Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Jonathan Pryce, Leonard Nimoy, Sheryl Lee

Votes: 792

16. The Diary of Anne Frank (1987)

112 min | Drama, War

During World War II, a teenage Jewish girl named Anne Frank and her family are forced into hiding in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands.

Stars: Janet Amsbury, Elizabeth Bell, Emma Bowe, Emrys James

Votes: 108

17. Don Quixote (2000 TV Movie)

120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

Adapted from the work of Miguel de Cervantes, this is the story of a hidalgo, fanatic for chivalry novels, who loses his sanity and believing to be a knight named Don Quixote de La Mancha, ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: John Lithgow, Bob Hoskins, Isabella Rossellini, Vanessa Williams

Votes: 1,537

18. Elizabeth I (2005)

TV-MA | 223 min | Biography, Drama, History

Mini-series about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Hugh Dancy, Toby Jones, Patrick Malahide

Votes: 6,023

19. Esther (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), King of the Persians, whose empire now extends from India to Egypt after the defeat of the Babylonians, is holding a celebratory banquet for his people in the citadel ... See full summary »

Director: Raffaele Mertes | Stars: Louise Lombard, F. Murray Abraham, Jürgen Prochnow, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 821

20. Fingersmith (2005)

Not Rated | 181 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

In Victorian England, Sue, a young thief, participates in a scam to defraud a rich heiress by becoming her maid. Things take an unexpected turn and Sue's plan goes horribly wrong.

Stars: Elaine Cassidy, Sally Hawkins, Imelda Staunton, Rupert Evans

Votes: 7,694

21. Genesis: The Creation and the Flood (1994)

Not Rated | 91 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

An all-enveloping darkness. Suddenly, a child's voice, frightened, questioning, pierces the darkness... The first flickering rays of light begin to sculpt mysterious shapes out of the ... See full summary »

Director: Ermanno Olmi | Stars: Annabi Abdelialil, Omero Antonutti, Sabir Aziz, B. Haddan Mohammed

Votes: 429

22. A Girl Thing (2001 TV Movie)

Unrated | 237 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A Girl Thing is a mini-series that revolves around a New York city street, a coffee house and a shrinks office. Dr. Beth Noonan is the therapist to one star per hour. Hour one deals with a ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Rose | Stars: Kate Capshaw, Stockard Channing, Rebecca De Mornay, Mia Farrow

Votes: 699

23. Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale (2003 TV Movie)

174 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A fictionalized account of the young life of Hans Christian Andersen, a young man with a penchant for storytelling but struggles to find his place in the world and gain the affection of the... See full summary »

Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Kieran Bew, Emily Hamilton, Flora Montgomery, James Fox

Votes: 487

24. Haven (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 180 min | Biography, Drama, History

Based on the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and ... See full summary »

Director: John Gray | Stars: Natasha Richardson, Colm Feore, Henry Czerny, Sheila McCarthy

Votes: 407

25. Hiroshima (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 190 min | Drama, War

The grisly events leading to the first attack with a nuclear weapon.

Directors: Koreyoshi Kurahara, Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Lynne Adams, Wesley Addy, Allen Altman, Bernard Behrens

Votes: 815

26. Holocaust (1978)

Not Rated | 475 min | Drama, History, Romance

The saga of a Jewish family's struggle to survive the horror of Nazi Germany's systematic marginalization and extermination of their community.

Stars: Joseph Bottoms, Tovah Feldshuh, Rosemary Harris, Tony Haygarth

Votes: 4,295

27. If Tomorrow Comes (1986)

304 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

This mini-series focuses on two people, Tracy Whitney and Jeff Stevens. In the beginning, Tracy was an innocent, who was in love and pregnant, with the son of an affluent family. She is ... See full summary »

Stars: Madolyn Smith Osborne, Tom Berenger, David Keith, Jack Weston

Votes: 1,539

28. In the Beginning (2000)

189 min | Adventure, Drama

Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's (Martin Landau's) devotion and Joseph's (Eddie Cibrian's) betrayal.

Stars: Martin Landau, Jacqueline Bisset, Billy Campbell, Eddie Cibrian

Votes: 747

29. Band of Brothers (2001)

TV-MA | 594 min | Action, Drama, History

The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day.

Stars: Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston, Shane Taylor

Votes: 342,477

30. Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001– )

TV-G | 180 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

The bones of a giant are discovered. This turns Jack Robinson's life upside down as he learns the truth behind the fairy tale and how he can fix his greedy ancestor's mistakes.

Stars: Matthew Modine, Vanessa Redgrave, Mia Sara, Daryl Hannah

Votes: 3,334

31. Jack the Ripper (1988)

TV-PG | 190 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the Queen.

Stars: Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins

Votes: 4,227

32. Jacob (1994 TV Movie)

91 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

In the foreign land of Canaan lives Isaac, son of Abraham, with his clever, strong-willed wife Rebekah and his twin sons Esau and Jacob. The first-born, Esau, is a strong and fearless ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hall | Stars: Matthew Modine, Lara Flynn Boyle, Sean Bean, Joss Ackland

Votes: 783

33. Jason and the Argonauts (2000– )

180 min | Adventure, Fantasy

One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient ... See full summary »

Stars: Derek Jacobi, Olivia Williams, Angus Macfadyen, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 4,662

34. Jeremiah (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest's family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it clear to ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Winer | Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Oliver Reed, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Vincent Regan

Votes: 938

35. Jesus (1999)

TV-PG | 240 min | Biography, Drama, History

A movie about the life, work and death of Jesus as we know it from the Bible.

Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Debra Messing, Jacqueline Bisset, Gary Oldman

Votes: 2,543

36. Joan of Arc (1999)

Unrated | 180 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

Spurred by divine voices and visions, fifteenth century teen Joan d'Arc leads French forces against the English.

Stars: Leelee Sobieski, Chad Willett, Peter O'Toole, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 5,523

37. Joseph (1995)

185 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.

Stars: Ben Kingsley, Paul Mercurio, Martin Landau, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 2,192

38. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)

Unrated | 178 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

Remake of Jules Verne's classic story finds adventurers seeking a mysterious hidden land. They are joined by the wife of another man, who had previously gone on a similar expedition and disappeared.

Stars: Treat Williams, Jeremy London, Tushka Bergen, Hugh Keays-Byrne

Votes: 2,383

39. Caesar (2002– )

PG-13 | 240 min | Biography, Drama, History

Twenty-year-old Julius Caeser flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla, but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator.

Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Richard Harris, Christopher Walken, Valeria Golino

Votes: 2,458

40. Killing Hitler (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Drama, War

A drama-documentary about Operation Foxley, a 1944 British plan to assassinate Adolf Hitler.

Director: Jeremy Lovering | Stars: Peter McDonald, Kate Ashfield, Kenneth Cranham, Keith Allen

Votes: 197

41. The Line of Beauty (2006– )

59 min | Drama, Romance

A young man becomes attached to a family that's not his own, and casts himself into the life of plentiful riches and gay love affairs for which he seems destined.

Stars: Dan Stevens, Tim McInnerny, Hayley Atwell, Alice Krige

Votes: 1,582

42. Lives of the Saints (2004 TV Movie)

187 min | Drama

Vittorio Innocente, a young man, estranged from the tragedies of his Italian immigrant family, has spent his adult life denying his past. When his estranged father starts to stalk ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Ciccoritti | Stars: Sophia Loren, Fab Filippo, Jessica Paré, Sabrina Ferilli

Votes: 400

43. The Airlift (2005 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance, War

Two-part historic drama about a difficult love affair between a German woman and an American soldier during the Berlin Airlift. After her husband Axel has been considered dead, Luise ... See full summary »

Director: Dror Zahavi | Stars: Heino Ferch, Bettina Zimmermann, Ulrich Tukur, Ulrich Noethen

Votes: 393

44. The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999– )

139 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

An American spends his holiday in Ireland, where he is introduced to the world of magical creatures like leprechauns and fairies. In a subplot, a forbidden love story blossoms between leprechaun Mickey and fairy Jessica.

Stars: Randy Quaid, Whoopi Goldberg, Roger Daltrey, Colm Meaney

Votes: 3,728

45. The Man Who Lived at the Ritz (1989 TV Movie)

200 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

During WWII, a penniless American painter, Philip Weber, decides to collaborate with the Nazi leaders and help them steal priceless French artwork to keep his room in the chic Ritz Hotel and indulge himself in Nazi-occupied Paris.

Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Joss Ackland, Sophie Barjac, Geoffrey Bateman, Leslie Caron

Votes: 114

46. Masada (1981)

394 min | Action, Drama, History

7.9