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1. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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65 Metascore

It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.

Director: Mike Mitchell | Stars: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Tiffany Haddish

Votes: 41,587 | Gross: $105.81M

2. Happy Gilmore (1996)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Sport

7.0
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31 Metascore

A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmother's house.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen, Frances Bay

Votes: 184,552 | Gross: $38.62M

3. 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: 233,000 | Gross: $182.21M

4. The Ridiculous 6 (2015)

TV-14 | 119 min | Comedy, Western

4.8
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18 Metascore

An outlaw who was raised by Native Americans discovers that he has five half-brothers; together the men go on a mission to find their wayward, deadbeat dad.

Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Adam Sandler, Terry Crews, Jorge Garcia, Taylor Lautner

Votes: 40,313

5. Bad Teacher (2011)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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47 Metascore

A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job, her students, and her co-workers is forced to return to teaching to make enough money for breast implants after her wealthy fiancé dumps her.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake, Lucy Punch

Votes: 184,567 | Gross: $100.29M

6. A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Western

6.1
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44 Metascore

As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his newly found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.

Director: Seth MacFarlane | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried

Votes: 163,469 | Gross: $43.14M

7. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

6.9
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44 Metascore

Two seemingly dumb teens set off on a quest to prepare the ultimate historical presentation with the help of a time machine.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Terry Camilleri

Votes: 103,196 | Gross: $40.49M

8. The Lego Movie (2014)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.8
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83 Metascore

An ordinary LEGO construction worker, thought to be the prophesied as "special", is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the LEGO universe into eternal stasis.

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller | Stars: Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett

Votes: 310,377 | Gross: $257.76M

9. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

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: 208,973 | Gross: $219.96M

10. Zoolander (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

6.5
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61 Metascore

At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell

Votes: 235,547 | Gross: $45.17M

11. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

R | 103 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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72 Metascore

A murder mystery brings together a private eye, a struggling actress, and a thief masquerading as an actor.

Director: Shane Black | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan, Corbin Bernsen

Votes: 205,564 | Gross: $4.24M

12. 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: 17,294 | Gross: $46.50M

13. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.0
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42 Metascore

Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Amy Adams, Hank Azaria

Votes: 165,164 | Gross: $177.24M

14. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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76 Metascore

In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 98,767 | Gross: $65.96M

15. The Birth of a Nation (1915)

TV-PG | 195 min | Drama, History, War

6.4
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The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper

Votes: 20,940 | Gross: $10.00M

16. 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: 144,826 | Gross: $37.52M

17. Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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59 Metascore

The time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created.

Director: Rob Minkoff | Stars: Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Stephen Colbert, Leslie Mann

Votes: 58,605 | Gross: $111.51M

18. The Legend of Zorro (2005)

PG | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.9
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47 Metascore

Despite trying to keep his swashbuckling to a minimum, a threat to California's pending statehood causes the adventure-loving Don Alejandro de la Vega (Antonio Banderas) and his wife, Elena (Catherine Zeta-Jones), to take action.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Rufus Sewell, Alberto Reyes

Votes: 88,051 | Gross: $46.46M

19. Black Dynamite (2009)

R | 84 min | Action, Comedy

7.4
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65 Metascore

Black Dynamite is the greatest African-American action star of the 1970s. When his only brother is killed by The Man, it's up to him to find justice.

Director: Scott Sanders | Stars: Michael Jai White, Arsenio Hall, Tommy Davidson, Phyllis Applegate

Votes: 43,832 | Gross: $0.23M

20. 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: 8,968

21. The Civil War (1990)

TV-14 | 680 min | Documentary, History, War

9.0
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.

Stars: David McCullough, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards

Votes: 11,920

22. Pee-wee's Big Holiday (2016)

TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family

6.1
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63 Metascore

A fateful meeting with a mysterious stranger inspires Pee-wee Herman to take his first holiday ever in this epic story of friendship and destiny.

Director: John Lee | Stars: Paul Reubens, Jordan Black, Doug Cox, Linda Porter

Votes: 6,589

23. 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: 26,685 | Gross: $11.54M

24. Experimenter (2015)

PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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81 Metascore

In 1961, famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans' willingness to obey authority.

Director: Michael Almereyda | Stars: John Palladino, Anthony Edwards, Jim Gaffigan, Peter Sarsgaard

Votes: 16,467 | Gross: $0.16M

25. Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)

Passed | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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91 Metascore

A fictionalized account of the early life of the American president as a young lawyer facing his greatest court case.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Henry Fonda, Alice Brady, Marjorie Weaver, Arleen Whelan

Votes: 6,913

26. Robot Chicken: Star Wars (2007 TV Short)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.1
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The first of three Star Wars themed Robot Chicken parodies.

Director: Seth Green | Stars: Seth Green, Candace Bailey, Abraham Benrubi, Bob Bergen

Votes: 7,610

27. FDR: American Badass! (2012)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy

5.5
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An outrageous, over-the-top spoof, FDR: American Badass is the untold true story of our country's greatest monster-hunting president!

Director: Garrett Brawith | Stars: Barry Bostwick, Lin Shaye, Bruce McGill, Ray Wise

Votes: 1,764

28. Death of a Nation (2018)

PG-13 | 108 min | Documentary, History

4.6
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1 Metascore

This docudrama draws parallels between the dramatic fracturing of the nation over Abraham Lincoln's presidency and the presidency of Donald Trump.

Directors: Dinesh D'Souza, Bruce Schooley | Stars: Dinesh D'Souza, Victoria Chilap, Pavel Kríz, Rafael Prazák

Votes: 6,038 | Gross: $5.89M

29. The Story of Mankind (1957)

100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.0
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The devil and the spirit of mankind argue as to whether or not humanity is ultimately good or evil.

Director: Irwin Allen | Stars: Ronald Colman, Hedy Lamarr, Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx

Votes: 1,048

30. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)

Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart, Ruth Gordon, Mary Howard

Votes: 1,566

31. 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: 1,832

32. Abraham Lincoln (1930)

Passed | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.7
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An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Walter Huston, Una Merkel, William L. Thorne, Lucille La Verne

Votes: 1,241

33. Lincoln (1992 TV Movie)

240 min | Biography, History

6.8
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Famous actors and actresses read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the Civil War.

Directors: Peter W. Kunhardt, James A. Edgar | Stars: Jason Robards, James Earl Jones, Glenn Close, Richard Widmark

Votes: 228

34. 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: 358

35. 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: 91

36. Prince of Players (1955)

Approved | 102 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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A tragic and sentimental story that depicts the early career of the 19th century American actor, Edwin Booth with some mention of the events leading to the assassination of President ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Dunne | Stars: Richard Burton, Maggie McNamara, John Derek, Raymond Massey

Votes: 330

37. The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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April 14, 1865. As four year of Civil War draw to a close, our country again faces unforgettable tragedy: the assassination of the President. Starring Lance Henriksen as the Great ... See full summary »

Director: John Gray | Stars: Rob Morrow, Lance Henriksen, Donna Murphy, Jean Louisa Kelly

Votes: 327

38. Lincoln (1974–1976)

Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The life of Abraham Lincoln is told in episodic parts.

Stars: Hal Holbrook, Sada Thompson, Michael Cristofer, James Carroll Jordan

Votes: 66

39. The Lincoln Conspiracy (1977)

G | 90 min | Drama

6.1
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Sunn Classics "speculative fiction" film proposing a theory that the killer of Abe Lincoln escaped to Canada instead of being tracked down and killed soon after the assassination.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Bradford Dillman, John Dehner, John Anderson, Robert Middleton

Votes: 119

40. Victoria the Great (1937)

112 min | Drama, History

6.4
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The story of Queen Victoria from her coronation, focused on her meeting and marriage to Prince Albert and the way they established shared responsibilities until his death.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Anton Walbrook, Walter Rilla, H.B. Warner

Votes: 145

41. 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: 135

42. The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924)

120 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.5
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A biographical film featuring the presidency and assassination of Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: George A. Billings, Danny Hoy, Ruth Clifford, Nell Craig

Votes: 20

43. They've Killed President Lincoln! (1971 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama, History

7.6
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The events surrounding the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865, dramatized using simulated documentary footage.

Director: Robert Guenette | Stars: Richard Basehart, Richard Bauer, Mark D'Angelo, Brian Donohue

Votes: 17

44. The Persistence of Dreams (2005)

4 min | Short, Drama, History

8.5
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Three days before his death, Abraham Lincoln dreamt of his assassination. Shot in real-time, this film portrays the last conscious moments of Lincoln's life.

Director: Erik Courtney | Stars: Jeffrey DeMunn, Rosemary Knower, Sean Hagan, Jane Beard

Votes: 42

45. U.S. Grant

Biography | Announced

Ulysses S. Grant, supreme leader of the Union army in the Civil War and two-term President of the United States, is flat broke thanks to a 19th-century Bernie Madoff. And Grant is dying of ... See full summary »

46. Booth (II) (2005)

18 min | Short, Drama

8.0
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Set in the immediate post-civil war era, John Wilkes Booth and his conspirators: Dutch, Paine and Herald, plan the simultaneous assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, the Vice President, and the Secretary of State.

Director: Mark Freiburger | Stars: Jim Babel, Annamarie Gatto, R. Keith Harris, Colin Key

Votes: 36

47. Fun with War Crimes (2009)

Short, Comedy, History

8.4
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Add a Plot

Director: Tim Bartell | Stars: Jim Nieb, Ali Afshar, John Clement, Tom Katsis

Votes: 42

48. Grace Bedell (2010)

17 min | Short, Drama, History

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The true story of a little girl, who in 1860, wrote to presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln suggesting he grow whiskers.

Director: Eric Burdett | Stars: Lana Esslinger, Mark Esslinger, Elizabeth Lackey, Pasha D. Lychnikoff

49. Cybill (1995–1998)
Episode: A Who's Who for What's His Name (1996)

TV-PG | 28 min | Comedy

7.5
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After Cybill fires her agent, he drops dead, so she reluctantly agrees to make his funeral arrangements. Meanwhile, Maryann attempts to seduce Ira.

Director: Andrew D. Weyman | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, Christine Baranski, Alicia Witt, Jay Paulson

Votes: 38

50. Epic Rap Battles of History (2010– )
Episode: Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney (2012)

TV-14 | Short, Comedy, History

8.4
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A comedic political rap battle between parody versions of the 44th U.S. President Barack Obama and the Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Campaign.

Director: Dave McCary | Stars: Iman Crosson, Epic Lloyd, Nice Peter

Votes: 105



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