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#1
1986-1993
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Episodes: 3
Metascore: 1,825
User ratings: 450,325
Average rating: 7.4
#2
2008-2018
During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense.
Episodes: 4
Metascore: 1,530
User ratings: 320,650
Average rating: 7.3
#3
1969-1979
Two Western bank and train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 1,136
User ratings: 186,932
Average rating: 6.9
#4
1998-2007
A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 1,029
User ratings: 147,009
Average rating: 7.2
#5
2014-2018
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 921
User ratings: 130,376
Average rating: 6.5
#6
1953-1997
Episodes: 16
Metascore: 917
User ratings: 123,745
Average rating: 6.8
#7
1973-2004
Based on the life of Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser whom almost single-handily cleaned up his small town of crime and corruption, but at a personal cost of his family life and nearly his own life.
Episodes: 4
Metascore: 676
User ratings: 71,447
Average rating: 6.4
#8
1988-1999
Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur.
Episodes: 3
Metascore: 596
User ratings: 72,486
Average rating: 4.9
#9
1954-2006
Depicts the early life of the legendary warrior Musashi Miyamoto; his years as an aspiring warrior, an outlaw and finally a true samurai.
Episodes: 6
Metascore: 592
User ratings: 45,491
Average rating: 7.7
#10
1993-2003
In 1863, the Northern and Southern forces fight at Gettysburg in the decisive battle of the American Civil War.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 524
User ratings: 38,691
Average rating: 7.1
#11
1991-1997
Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China. When Aunt Yee arrives back from America totally westernised, Wong Fei-Hung assumes the role of her protector. This proves to be difficult when his martial arts school and local militia become involved in fierce battles with foreign and local government. As violence escalates even Aunt Yee has to question her new western ideals, but is it possible to fight guns with Kung Fu?
Episodes: 6
Metascore: 483
User ratings: 34,767
Average rating: 6.7
#12
1969-1973
The dramatic collapse of a wealthy, industrialist/Junker family during the reign of the Third Reich.
Episodes: 3
Metascore: 453
User ratings: 27,023
Average rating: 7.6
#13
1986-1996
Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 415
User ratings: 28,771
Average rating: 6.0
#14
1970-2008
A harrowing documentary of the Stones' 1969 tour, with much of the focus on the tragic concert at Altamont.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 392
User ratings: 20,169
Average rating: 7.6
#15
1968-1975
The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early 1900s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfield girl, subsequent career, and her personal life, particularly her relationship with Nick Arnstein.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 386
User ratings: 21,019
Average rating: 7.1
#16
1932-1960
A young artist draws a face at a canvas on his easel. Suddenly the mouth on the drawing comes into life and starts talking. The artist tries to wipe it away with his hand, but when he looks into the hand he finds the living mouth on his palm. He tries to wipe it off on the mouth of an unfinished statue of a young woman. The statue comes into life and tells him that the only way out of the studio is through the looking glass. The artist jumps into the mirror and comes to the Hotel of Dramatic Lunacies. He peeps through the keyholes of a series of hotel rooms. In the last room he sees desperate meetings of hermaphrodites. One of them has a signboard saying "Mortal danger". Back in the studio the artist crushes the statue with a sledgehammer. Because of this he himself becomes a statue, located at the side of a square. Some schoolboys start a snowball fight around the statue. One of the boys is killed by a snowball. A fashionable couple start playing cards at a table beside the corpse. The woman tells the man that unless he holds the ace of hearts he is doomed. The man takes the ace of hearts from the dead boy. The child's guardian, a black angel, appears and takes away the corpse as well as the card. Losing the ace of hearts the man shoots himself. The woman is transformed into the unfinished statue from the studio, and walks away.
Episodes: 3
Metascore: 353
User ratings: 16,421
Average rating: 7.6
#17
2007-2013
An account of the gangster Mahindra Dolas and his gang, which terrorized Mumbai City, and a massive war between Mumbai Police and gangs during 16 November 1991.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 303
User ratings: 14,091
Average rating: 6.5
#18
1936-1945
The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed.
Episodes: 3
Metascore: 276
User ratings: 11,198
Average rating: 6.8
#19
1972-2005
A woman with an unusual birth defect comes to a doctor who has an unorthodox solution to make the best of her situation.
Episodes: 3
Metascore: 261
User ratings: 12,634
Average rating: 5.4
#20
1951-1953
The story of the final years of the respected World War II German general, Erwin Rommel.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 254
User ratings: 9,324
Average rating: 6.9
#21
2013-2015
When a capable dancer is provoked by the evil design of his employer, naturally he will be out to prove his mettle.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 247
User ratings: 10,172
Average rating: 6.0
#22
1976-1986
The story of Gen Nakaoka and his family, who lived in Hiroshima at the time it was atom-bombed, and their struggles and trials amidst the nuclear holocaust.
Episodes: 4
Metascore: 242
User ratings: 7,349
Average rating: 8.0
#23
1970-1975
In a small Russian town at the turn of the century, three sisters (Olga, Irina, and Masha) and their brother Andrei live but dream daily of their return to their former home in Moscow, where life is charming and stimulating meaningful. But for now they exist in a malaise of dissatisfaction. Soldiers from the local military post provide them some companionship and society, but nothing can suffice to replace Moscow in their hopes. Andrei marries a provincial girl, Natasha, and begins to settle into a life of much less meaning than he had hoped. Natasha begins to run the family her way. Masha, though married, yearns for the sophisticated life and begins a dalliance with Vershinin, an army officer with a sick and suicidal wife. Even Irina, the freshest, most optimistic of the sisters, begins to waver in her dreams until, finally, tragedy strikes.
Episodes: 13
Metascore: 212
User ratings: 6,637
Average rating: 6.8
#24
1921-1949
Shows James' joining of the Quantrill's raiders, a guerrilla force which fought against union sympathizers during the Civil War. James takes allegiance to the Black Flag, the raiders' banner. After the war he recieves kind treatment from a judge concerning his acts of crime and later meets and falls in love with Zee, with whom he wishes to live a peaceful life.
Episodes: 7
Metascore: 210
User ratings: 6,492
Average rating: 6.8
#25
1966-1999
The story of George and Joy Adamson and the orphaned lion cub they adopt, Elsa.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 209
User ratings: 6,174
Average rating: 7.1
#26
1988-1992
The second film in Terence Davies's autobiographical series ('Trilogy', 'The Long Day Closes') is an impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based on Davies's own family. The first part, 'Distant Voices', opens with grown siblings Eileen (Angela Walsh), Maisie (Lorraine Ashbourne) and Tony (Dean Williams), and their mother (Freda Dowie) arranged in mourning clothes before the photograph of their smiling father (Pete Postlethwaite). Soon after, the family poses in a similar tableau, but for a happier occasion - Eileen's wedding. While relatives sing at her reception, Eileen hysterically grieves for her dad, and recalls happy times of her youth. Tony and Maisie's memories, however, are more troubled. Davies intermingles and contrasts scenes like the family peacefully lighting candles in church with the brutal man beating his wife and terrorizing his young children. In 'Still Lives', set (and filmed) two years later, the siblings are settled in life, but not all happily. For Eileen, relief from her drab existence comes only when singing at the pub. With his skillfully composed frames and evocative use of music in place of dialogue, Davies creates a lovely, affecting photo album of a troubled family wrestling with the complexity of love.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 202
User ratings: 5,436
Average rating: 7.5
#27
1938-1941
When a death row prisoner tells him he wouldn't have led a life of crime if only he had had one friend as a child, Father Edward Flanagan decides to do something about. An advocate of child rights and an opponent of the severe approach to juvenile delinquency at the time, Flanagan genuinely believed that there is no such thing as a bad boy. Starting with just a few boys in a rented house, Father Flanagan eventually establishes Boys Town on 200 acres of land 10 miles outside of Omaha, Nebraska. Much of the film focuses on Flanagan's attempts to influence one boy, Whitey Marsh, who will become a hoodlum if he doesn't change his ways. When Whitey is implicated in a bank robbery, it puts all of Boys Town at risk. Throughout it all Flanagan has to fight prejudice in those who believe delinquents should just be locked up and the never ending shortage of money to accomplish his goals.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 200
User ratings: 5,687
Average rating: 7.0
#28
1984-1986
A coming-of-age story about a young brother and sister whom spend a pivotal summer in the country with their grandparents.
Episodes: 3
Metascore: 194
User ratings: 4,835
Average rating: 7.8
#29
1969-1973
The incredible adventures of Aladdin as he travels through the Middle East in search of love, fortune, and power.
Episodes: 3
Metascore: 151
User ratings: 3,358
Average rating: 6.8
#30
1972-1978
The second part (My ain folk) of Bill Douglas' influential trilogy harks back to his impoverished upbringing in early-'40s Scotland. Cinema was his only escape - he paid for it with the money he made from returning empty jam jars - and this escape is reflected most closely at this time of his life as an eight-year-old living on the breadline with his half-brother and sick grandmother in a poor mining village.
Episodes: 3
Metascore: 129
User ratings: 2,234
Average rating: 7.5
#31
1937-1939
After rival reporters, jealous of Torchy's success, conspire to fake the murder of an actor in order to embarrass her, he ends up being strangled.
Episodes: 8
Metascore: 129
User ratings: 2,557
Average rating: 6.5
#32
1940-1940
82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 128
User ratings: 2,331
Average rating: 7.0
#33
1946-1949
This movie shows the idealized career of the singer Al Jolson, a little Jewish boy who goes against the will of his father in order to be in showbiz. He becomes a star, falls in love with a non-Jewish dancer, and marries her. In the end he chooses success on the stage.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 117
User ratings: 1,911
Average rating: 7.2
#34
2019-2019
The film follows the journey of the legendary Telugu actor, filmmaker and ex-Chief Minister Late Taraka Rama Rao Nandamuri and his ascent to success.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 116
User ratings: 2,367
Average rating: 5.7
#35
1940-1946
In the second of the "Billy the Kid" series from PRC that starred Bob Steele, Billy the Kid is being held on a trumped-up murder charge in a Mexico jail. He escapes and meets his pal, Fuzzy Jones, in Corral City, Texas, which is taking a holiday to allow the cowpunchers of the Lazy A Ranch their periodic spree. In the saloon, Billy is recognized by Dave Hendricks and Flash, two the Lazy A's bed men, as the rider who had held them up after they had robbed the express wagon a few hours earlier. Outside, Billy is ambushed and slightly wounded, and is taken to the express office by Jim Morgan where Mary Barton, the local agent, agrees to tend him until the doctor arrives. Billy turns over the loot he took from the outlaws and he is appointed sheriff, with Fuzzy as his deputy. The Lazy A gang brings in a noted gunfighter, Gil Cooper, who turns out to be Billy's brother. Billy, Gil and Fuzzy eventually rout the outlaw gang, and Gil remains behind with Mary as Billy and Fuzzy ride off.
Episodes: 38
Metascore: 113
User ratings: 2,062
Average rating: 6.2
#36
2003-2004
The first of three parts, we follow Tulse Luper in three distinct episodes: as a child during the first World War, as an explorer in Mormon Utah, and as a writer in Belgium during the rise of fascism. Packed with stylistic flourishes, it's a dense, comic study of 20th century history, revolving around the contents of one man's suitcases.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 103
User ratings: 1,518
Average rating: 7.0
#37
1994-1994
A part of Joan of Arc's life. At the beginning, Jeanne (Joan) has already left Domremy, she is trying to convince a captain to escort her to the Dauphin. It ends during Jeanne's first battle, at Orleans. Meanwhile, Jeanne is depicted more as a warrior than a saint (all cliches are avoided), with only her faith for strength.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 84
User ratings: 947
Average rating: 7.4
#38
1994-2000
A semi-autobiography of the first 28 years of the director, the Flemish anarchist Jan Bucquoy.
Episodes: 3
Metascore: 68
User ratings: 833
Average rating: 5.6
#39
1975-1980
Having emigrated to New York and immediately got the kiss-off from her mother-besotted fiance, a Dutch lass takes a well-paid office job and starts liberally sampling the local male talent. After a while she decides to make her pleasure her business too, and as her reputation grows she graduates to a high-class bordello. Soon she realises she has the right talents to make a real success of a place of her own.
Episodes: 3
Metascore: 64
User ratings: 1,346
Average rating: 3.0
#40
1985-1989
Adding an intriguing Canadian twist to a universally appealing story of teenage trials, My American Cousin begins as bored 12-year-old Sandy (Margaret Langrick) is preparing for another long summer of cherry picking when suddenly her older, James Dean-cool cousin Butch (John Wildman) arrives unexpectedly from California in a red Cadillac convertible. Sandy and her pre-teen friends fall madly for Butch's rock 'n' roll swagger, but he's more interested in making time with the local girls and getting in fistfights than in playing chauffeur to Sandy. Both have a lot to learn about life and each other, but united under the strict parental rule of Sandy's dad, they vow to make this summer a truly unforgettable experience. Capturing the restlessness of youth with a fresh and funny perspective, Wilson's genuinely charming period piece is forever reaching for lost innocence as it playfully contrasts Canadian and American attitudes. My American Cousin has remained a consistent favourite for Canadians and non-Canadians.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 61
User ratings: 643
Average rating: 5.8
#41
1984-1987
From one of the foremost woman directors comes a personal story of how history and the individual impact each other. A young woman (Juli) returns to her homeland only to find the horrors she escaped have infected it also.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 58
User ratings: 478
Average rating: 7.1
#42
1953-1953
Historical epic about the legendary Russian naval commander of the 18th century, admiral Fyodor Ushakov, and his fight for Crimea during the Russo-Turkish War.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 43
User ratings: 258
Average rating: 7.1
#43
1959-1960
The youth of Prince Alfonso who would become King Alfonso XII of Spain after Queen Isabel II abdication, centered in his love for his cousin María de las Mercedes. Daughter of one of his mother's political opponents, their marriage against the Queen's will won for them popular approval and helped achieving political stability in a turmoiled country. Her early and tragic death would inspire the song of the film's title. The film was so successful that a second part ("¿Dónde vas triste de ti?") would follow.
Episodes: 2
Metascore: 27
User ratings: 119
Average rating: 6.2

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