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1. Lincoln (2012)

PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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86 Metascore

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.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Votes: 238,019 | Gross: $182.21M

2. Rio Lobo (1970)

G | 114 min | Adventure, Romance, War

6.8
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55 Metascore

After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose treachery caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Wayne, Jorge Rivero, Jennifer O'Neill, Jack Elam

Votes: 10,133 | Gross: $9.27M

3. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.5
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48 Metascore

Benjamin Gates must follow a clue left in John Wilkes Booth's diary to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Jon Voight

Votes: 213,390 | Gross: $219.96M

4. Lady Macbeth (2016)

R | 89 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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76 Metascore

In 19th-century rural England, a young bride who has been sold into marriage discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate.

Director: William Oldroyd | Stars: Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie

Votes: 18,262 | Gross: $1.13M

5. How the West Was Won (1962)

G | 164 min | Western

7.1
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56 Metascore

A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century - including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.

Directors: John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda

Votes: 17,872 | Gross: $46.50M

6. Free State of Jones (2016)

R | 139 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.9
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53 Metascore

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.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Keri Russell

Votes: 48,898 | Gross: $20.76M

7. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

R | 105 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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42 Metascore

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them.

Director: Timur Bekmambetov | Stars: Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie

Votes: 146,591 | Gross: $37.52M

8. Little Big Man (1970)

PG-13 | 139 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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63 Metascore

Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Native Americans and fighting with General Custer.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam

Votes: 31,822 | Gross: $31.56M

9. Comanche Moon (2008)

TV-14 | 360 min | Drama, Western

7.2
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The adventures and love lives of young Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McRae leading up to their retirement to the city of Lonesome Dove.

Stars: Steve Zahn, Ryan Merriman, Keith Robinson, Wes Studi

Votes: 2,727

10. The Keeping Room (2014)

R | 95 min | Drama, Western

6.0
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58 Metascore

Left without men in the dying days of the American Civil War, three women must fight to defend their home and themselves from two rogue soldiers who have broken off from the fast-approaching Union Army.

Director: Daniel Barber | Stars: Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld, Sam Worthington, Muna Otaru

Votes: 6,115 | Gross: $0.03M

11. The Conspirator (2010)

PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.9
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55 Metascore

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robin Wright, James McAvoy, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin Kline

Votes: 27,133 | Gross: $11.54M

12. Mysterious Island (1961)

Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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During the Civil War a group of Union soldiers and two Confederates escape the stockade using a hot air balloon and end up on a strange Pacific island.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan, Gary Merrill

Votes: 6,176

13. The Oblong Box (1969)

R | 96 min | Horror

6.1
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Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Sir Edward occasionally escapes and causes havoc around the town.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Vincent Price, Alister Williamson, Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies

Votes: 2,890

14. Stars in My Crown (1950)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western

7.4
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In 1865, the small Southern town of Walsburg has become so dangerous, that Parson Josiah Doziah Gray gives his sermons while holding a gun.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Joel McCrea, Ellen Drew, Dean Stockwell, Alan Hale

Votes: 1,774

15. The Old Maid (1939)

Approved | 95 min | Drama

7.6
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The arrival of an ex-lover on a young woman's wedding day sets in motion a chain of events which will alter her and her cousin's lives forever.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Bette Davis, Miriam Hopkins, George Brent, Donald Crisp

Votes: 3,078

16. Major Dundee (1965)

PG-13 | 123 min | Adventure, War, Western

6.7
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62 Metascore

In 1864, due to frequent Apache raids from Mexico into the U.S., a Union officer decides to illegally cross the border and destroy the Apache, using a mixed army of Union troops, Confederate POWs, civilian mercenaries, and scouts.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Charlton Heston, Richard Harris, Jim Hutton, James Coburn

Votes: 6,829 | Gross: $0.01M

17. Run of the Arrow (1957)

Approved | 86 min | Western

6.7
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When the South loses the war, Confederate veteran O'Meara goes West, joins the Sioux, takes a wife and refuses to be an American but he must choose a side when the Sioux go to war against the U.S. Army.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Rod Steiger, Sara Montiel, Brian Keith, Ralph Meeker

Votes: 1,852

18. The Better Angels (2014)

PG | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.1
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53 Metascore

The story of Abraham Lincoln's childhood in the harsh wilderness of Indiana and the hardships that shaped him, the tragedy that marked him for ever and the two women who guided him to immortality.

Director: A.J. Edwards | Stars: Jason Clarke, Diane Kruger, Brit Marling, Wes Bentley

Votes: 1,232

19. Band of Angels (1957)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.6
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Amantha Starr grows up as a privileged southern Belle in the ante-bellum South, but after her father dies broke, her world is destroyed when she discovers her mother was black.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Poitier, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 1,975

20. Virginia City (1940)

Passed | 121 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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Union officer Kerry Bradford escapes from Confederate Prison and is set to Virginia City in Nevada. Once there he finds that the former commander of his prison Vance Irby is planning to send $5 million in gold to save the Confederacy.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Miriam Hopkins, Randolph Scott, Humphrey Bogart

Votes: 2,126

21. Killing Lincoln (2013 TV Movie)

Unrated | 92 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Killing Lincoln is the suspenseful, eye-opening story of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.

Director: Adrian Moat | Stars: Tom Hanks, Regen Wilson, Billy Campbell, Jesse Johnson

Votes: 2,068

22. Domino Kid (1957)

Passed | 74 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.1
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After the Civil War, a Confederate veteran must track down five outlaws who murdered his father and ransacked his farm during the war.

Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Kristine Miller, Andrew Duggan, Yvette Duguay

Votes: 156

23. El Paso (1949)

Approved | 103 min | Western

5.8
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In El Paso, lawyer and ex-Confederate captain Clay Fletcher forms a vigilante group to bring law and order to a town where the judge is a drunk, the sheriff is corrupt and the town is run by a crooked landowner.

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: John Payne, Gail Russell, Sterling Hayden, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Votes: 258

24. Gun the Man Down (1956)

Passed | 76 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Two bank robbers abandon their wounded partner to the posse and run with the loot but their partner, after serving time in prison, seeks revenge.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Arness, Angie Dickinson, Robert J. Wilke, Emile Meyer

Votes: 469

25. Stop Over in Hell (2016)

TV-MA | 92 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

4.1
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In a stagecoach stop far away in the Wild West the unexpected visit of a man called 'Colonel', will change their peaceful lives

Director: Víctor Matellano | Stars: Fernando Valdivielso, Pablo Scola, Karlos Klaumannsmoller, Elvira Moliterno

Votes: 389

26. Scarlet Angel (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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Pursued by a sea captain, larcenous saloon queen Roxy McClanahan assumes the identity of a Civil War widow with wealthy relatives.

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Rock Hudson, Yvonne De Carlo, Richard Denning, Whitfield Connor

Votes: 172

27. The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)

Approved | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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The story of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was imprisoned after innocently treating President Lincoln's assassin in 1865.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Warner Baxter, Gloria Stuart, Claude Gillingwater, Arthur Byron

Votes: 1,896

28. Red Mountain (1951)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Western

6.0
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In 1865 Confederate Capt. Sherwood is heading to Colorado where Confederate Gen. Quantrill is stirring up rebellion using various Indian Nations.

Directors: William Dieterle, John Farrow | Stars: Alan Ladd, Lizabeth Scott, Arthur Kennedy, John Ireland

Votes: 349

29. Escort West (1959)

Passed | 75 min | Western

6.2
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An ex-Confederate officer and his young daughter, traveling West, rescue two women survivors of an Indian attack.

Director: Francis D. Lyon | Stars: Victor Mature, Elaine Stewart, Faith Domergue, Reba Waters

Votes: 431

30. The Toast of New York (1937)

Approved | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Notorious robber baron financier Jim Fisk, who makes and loses fortunes, tries to corner the gold market as well as the heart of a beautiful actress.

Directors: Rowland V. Lee, Alexander Hall | Stars: Edward Arnold, Cary Grant, Frances Farmer, Jack Oakie

Votes: 902

31. Lincoln (1988)

188 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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After arriving in Washington in 1861 after his election, Abraham Lincoln struggles with personal and political problems during his Presidency.

Stars: Sam Waterston, Mary Tyler Moore, Richard Mulligan, Deborah Adair

Votes: 366

32. The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Janet Leigh makes an impressive debut alongside Van Johnson in this historical romance in which a farmer's daughter falls in love with a man who fought against her family in the Civil War. ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Van Johnson, Thomas Mitchell, Janet Leigh, Marshall Thompson

Votes: 459

33. Five Guns West (1955)

Passed | 78 min | Western

4.9
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During the Civil War, the Confederacy pardons five criminals and sends them into Comanche-territory to recover Union-seized Confederate gold and capture a Confederate turncoat.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: John Lund, Dorothy Malone, Mike Connors, R. Wright Campbell

Votes: 661

34. The Naked Hills (1956)

Approved | 72 min | Western

5.5
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In 1849, an Indiana farmer develops a life-long gold fever and an obsession with finding the 'mother lode' in the Californian hills.

Director: Josef Shaftel | Stars: David Wayne, Keenan Wynn, James Barton, Marcia Henderson

Votes: 170

35. By Way of the Stars (1992– )

PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.1
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Spring, 1865. The last spring in the childhood of Lukas Bienmann. Nothing forebodes the calamities about to befall the 13-year-old boy and his family in the peaceful town of Liebenberg, ... See full summary »

Stars: Zachary Bennett, Gema Zamprogna, Christian Kohlund, Anja Kruse

Votes: 140

36. Mysterious Island (1951)

Approved | 252 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Union prisoners use a balloon to escape a Southern prison camp near the end of the Civil War and end up marooned on a mysterious volcanic island with very unusual inhabitants.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Richard Crane, Marshall Reed, Karen Randle, Ralph Hodges

Votes: 154

37. The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951)

Approved | 82 min | Western

6.4
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Framed for murder during the Civil War, Gil Kyle's only alibi is Confederate agent Candace Bronson who he must track down in dangerous territory filled with foes.

Director: Leslie Fenton | Stars: Glenn Ford, Edmond O'Brien, Rhonda Fleming, Alan Reed

Votes: 269

38. Song of Scheherazade (1947)

Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.7
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In 1865, Russian Navy midshipman Rimsky-Korsakov is inspired by a romantic interlude with a cabaret dancer while on shore leave in Spanish Morocco and writes the symphonic suite Scheherazade.

Director: Walter Reisch | Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Brian Donlevy, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Eve Arden

Votes: 170

39. Acquasanta Joe (1971)

94 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.7
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A gang of robbers armed with a union army cannon rob the bank holding bounty Killer Acquasanta Joe's earnings to date. He pursues, crossing and double crossing along the way.

Directors: Mario Gariazzo, Richard Harrison | Stars: Lincoln Tate, Ty Hardin, Richard Harrison, Silvia Monelli

Votes: 198

40. The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Country doctor Samuel Mudd is unfairly punished by the U.S. Government after he unwisely shelters a wounded John Wilkes Booth during the night after Abraham Lincoln's assassination.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Susan Sullivan, Richard Dysart, Michael McGuire

Votes: 136

41. Dragon's Lair II: Timewarp (1991 Video Game)

E | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.6
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The evil wizard Mordroc has kidnapped princess Daphne to marry her. Dirk the Daring will have to use a magical time machine to free Daphne again.

Director: Don Bluth | Stars: Hal Smith, Dan Molina, Vera Pacheco, Michael Rye

Votes: 159

42. Apache Ambush (1955)

68 min | Western

5.8
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After the Civil War, government envoys organize a cattle drive from Texas to Kansas but Mexican bandits and Apache renegades plan to steal the cattle and a secret shipment of Henry repeating rifles.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Bill Williams, Richard Jaeckel, Alex Montoya, Movita

Votes: 92

43. Cavalry (1936)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Western

6.2
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Just after the Civil War, Captain Thorn is sent west to help protect the new telegraph line that is under construction. Leeds is out to establish an independent nation in the west and tries... See full summary »

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Bob Steele, Frances Grant, Karl Hackett, Hal Price

Votes: 70

44. Eighty Acres of Hell (2006 TV Movie)

94 min | History

8.3
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Unprepared for a protracted war, the huge number of prisoners of war overwhelmed both sides ability to hold them. Coupled with the bitter animosity toward the enemy this lead to inhuman ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Foreman | Stars: Thomas Y. Cartwright, William C. Davis, Joseph G. Dawson, David Dixon

Votes: 21

45. The Man in the Barn (1937)

Passed | 11 min | Short, History, Mystery

6.3
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Questioning accepted history, this speculative drama asks if John Wilkes Booth didn't die by gunshot while trapped in a burning barn surrounded by troops just days after Lincoln's assassination, but rather escaped to live another 38 years.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Carey Wilson, Ernie Adams, Erville Alderson, Virginia Brissac

Votes: 131

46. April 1865 (2003 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary, War

8.2
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APRIL 1865 examines the extraordinary series of events that changed the course of history in 30 brief days. In that one month, Petersburg fell, Richmond fell and burned, General Lee ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Bosler, Allen Brenner, Bill Ciampa, Rob Gibson

Votes: 44

47. Confederate Honey (1940)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.9
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Nett Cutler (Elmer Fudd) romances Crimson O'Hairoil in this send-up of Gone With the Wind (1939).

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Jim Bannon, Bea Benaderet, Sara Berner, Mel Blanc

Votes: 189

48. The Conspirator: Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Lincoln (2011 TV Movie)

66 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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Add a Plot

Director: Tom Jennings | Stars: Jamie Hanes, Frederic L. Borch, James M. McPherson, Kate Clifford Larson

Votes: 36

50. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014)
Episode: A Sky Full of Ghosts (2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

9.2
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Explores how light, time and gravity affects our perception of the universe

Directors: Brannon Braga, Ann Druyan, Bill Pope | Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jonathan Morgan Heit, Wesley Salter, Patrick Stewart

Votes: 1,877



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