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1. North and South, Book I (1985)

561 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.

Stars: Kirstie Alley, Georg Stanford Brown, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff

Votes: 9,098

2. Wide Sargasso Sea (1993)

NC-17 | 98 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.7
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A young female landowner in 1840s Jamaica marries a just-arrived Englishman to avoid losing her property. All seems to be perfect, love arises, and happiness is on the way, but she is ... See full summary »

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Karina Lombard, Nathaniel Parker, Rachel Ward, Michael York

Votes: 1,818 | Gross: $1.61M

3. A Woman Called Moses (1978– )

240 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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A film about the life and career of the African American abolitionist and slave escape leader, Harriet Tubman.

Stars: Jason Bernard, Clifford David, Judyann Elder, John Getz

Votes: 213

4. Saving Lincoln (2013)

Not Rated | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.4
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21 Metascore

The true story of Abraham Lincoln and his bodyguard, U.S. Marshal Ward Hill Lamon. This unique film features sets created from actual Civil War photographs.

Director: Salvador Litvak | Stars: Tom Amandes, Lea Coco, Penelope Ann Miller, Bruce Davison

Votes: 257

5. Skin Game (1971)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

7.0
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73 Metascore

In 1857, con man Quincy Drew and his black friend Jason O'Rourke swindle slave owners into buying Jason, who's a free man, and later share the profits when Jason escapes captivity.

Directors: Paul Bogart, Gordon Douglas | Stars: James Garner, Louis Gossett Jr., Susan Clark, Brenda Sykes

Votes: 1,409

6. Simón Bolívar (1969)

PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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Historical drama about Venezuelan military and political leader Simón Bolívar who helped much of Latin America to achieve independence from Spain.

Director: Alessandro Blasetti | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Rosanna Schiaffino, Francisco Rabal, Conrado San Martín

Votes: 52

7. The Real George Washington (2008 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.5
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Archaeologists excavate George Washington's childhood home and analyze items found there, while historians analyze the paradoxes of Washington as an impulsive tactician, honest spymaster, prudent suitor and liberty-loving slave owner.

Director: Tucker Bowen | Stars: Bruce Chadwick, Kathryn Coombs, Daniel Cross, Anthony J. Davis

Votes: 29

8. Brazil: An Inconvenient History (2008)

47 min | Documentary

6.4
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At first glance Brazil appears to be an alluring playground of exciting carnivals, sultry samba, divine football and a vibrantly diverse people. But behind this dazzling facade lies a ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Grabsky | Stars: Sean Barrett, Joao Jose Reis, John Hemming, Hakim Adi

Votes: 17

9. Voyagers! (1982–1983)
Episode: Created Equal (1982)

49 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Arriving in ancient Rome, Phineas and Jeffrey must save the slave Spartacus so that he can lead the revolt in Capra. They also meet a young Sam Clemens and help Harriet Tubman escape.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Jon-Erik Hexum, Meeno Peluce, Ed Bakey, Leigh Hamilton

Votes: 47

10. North and South, Book II (1986)
Episode: December 1864 - February 1865 (1986)

95 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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Charles and Orry set out to rescue George Hazard, who is being held at Libby Prison in Richmond. They make sure he gets back to Union Lines and he makes it home for Christmas. As he ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Kirstie Alley, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff, Mary Crosby

Votes: 102

11. North and South, Book I (1985)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1985)

93 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.0
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1842, Orry Main leaves Mont Royal, the cotton plantation near Charleston (South Carolina) he's heir to, on his way to West Point for two years of officer's training. On the way he stops a ... See full summary »

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Georg Stanford Brown, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff

Votes: 167

12. North and South, Book I (1985)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1985)

93 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.8
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To distract Orry, whose brooding about Madeline wrecks his West Point performance, George drags him to Alice Peet for laundry and 'intimate' services. After Bent arranges for Fisk to be ... See full summary »

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Georg Stanford Brown, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff

Votes: 150

13. North and South, Book I (1985)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1985)

93 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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1848, Orry plucks run-away slave Priam from the train Madelin suggested to flee on, George uses their friendship to let him escape. Three weeks later, Orry is best man when George weds ... See full summary »

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Georg Stanford Brown, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff

Votes: 140

14. North and South, Book I (1985)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1985)

94 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.6
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In 1854, the Hazards pay a visit to Mont Royal. Billy loses his interest in Ashton when he sees her in the cotton barn with another man and soon turns his interest to the demure Brett. ... See full summary »

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Georg Stanford Brown, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff

Votes: 125

15. North and South, Book I (1985)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1985)

93 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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Having locked Madeline in her room and nearly starving her to death, Justin convinces the doctor that her condition is self-inflicted. The doctor prescribes his own tonic and a daily dose ... See full summary »

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Georg Stanford Brown, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff

Votes: 124

16. North and South, Book I (1985)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1985)

94 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.0
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With Abe Lincoln's election as President, secessionist feelings are running high. George Hazard pays a surprise visit to Orry at Mont Royal to apologize for what his fanatical sister said ... See full summary »

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Georg Stanford Brown, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff

Votes: 135

17. North and South, Book II (1986)
Episode: July 1861 - Summer 1862 (1986)

95 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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The ebb and flow of war has begun with victories and defeats on both sides. Brett and Semiramis make it safely back to Mont Royal, after a dangerous encounter with Northern troops. When ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Kirstie Alley, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff, Mary Crosby

Votes: 106

18. North and South, Book II (1986)
Episode: June 1861 - July 21, 1861 (1986)

94 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.9
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June 1861 - July 21, 1861.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Kirstie Alley, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff, Mary Crosby

Votes: 108

19. North and South, Book II (1986)
Episode: March 1865 - April 1865 (1986)

95 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.0
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March 1865 - April 1865.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Kirstie Alley, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff, Mary Crosby

Votes: 102

20. North and South, Book II (1986)
Episode: May 1864 - Late Autumn 1864 (1986)

94 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.8
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Ulysses S. Grant is made commander of the Armies of the Potomac and is having an immediate effect, but at a very high cost in terms of casualties. George Hazard, now a Brigadier General, ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Kirstie Alley, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff, Mary Crosby

Votes: 96

21. North and South, Book II (1986)
Episode: September 17, 1862 - Spring 1864 (1986)

94 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.6
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By September 1862, the South appears to be on the verge of victory. President Lincoln wants to emancipate all slaves but recognizes he needs a victory on the battlefield before he can do so... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Kirstie Alley, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff, Mary Crosby

Votes: 100

22. The Presidents (2005– )
Episode: Taylor to Lincoln (1849-1865) (2005)

Documentary, Biography, History

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About US Presidents 12) Zachary Taylor (1849-1850), 13) Millard Fillmore (1850-1853), 14) Franklin Pierce (1853-1857), 15) James Buchanan (1857-1861) and 16) Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865).

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Jean Baker, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton

23. American History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley (2019)
Episode: The American Civil War (2019)

Documentary, History

7.8
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The American Civil War emancipated a whole new group of people and united the US - or did it?

Votes: 8

24. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: The Color Yellow (2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

6.3
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While searching for an admirable ancestor for a class project, Lisa discovers the story of a relative named Eliza Simpson, who may or may not have helped a slave escape to freedom.

Directors: Raymond S. Persi, Mike B. Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 811

25. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Episode: The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone (2014)

Not Rated | 53 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

6.9
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On his third and final journey to Africa, David Livingstone, one of the greatest explorers in history, kept a diary that's only now being deciphered. It shines a new light on the horrors of slave trade in Africa, and Livingstone himself.

Directors: Melisa Akdogan, Ben Mole | Stars: Peter De Jersey, Jay O. Sanders, Adrian Wisnicki, Neil Wilson

Votes: 51

26. U.S. Of Archie (1974–1976)
Episode: The Underground Railroad (1974)

TV-Y7 | Animation, History

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Directors: Rudy Larriva, Bill Reed, Don Towsley, Lou Zukor | Stars: John Erwin, Dal McKennon, Howard Morris, Jane Webb

27. Who Do You Think You Are? (2010– )
Episode: Zooey Deschanel (2013)

TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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Actress Zooey Deschanel seeks to learn the truth about her Quaker ancestors and their involvement in the anti-slavery movement.

Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Mocean Melvin, Cherie Lunghi, Fergus M. Bordewich

Votes: 39



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