The best history movies

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The Courier

The Courier
7.1/10
Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
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  • Amazon Prime Video
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  • Google Play Movies
  • YouTube

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture
5.6/10
A chainsaw-wielding George Washington teams with beer-loving bro Sam Adams to take down the Brits in a tongue-in-cheek riff on the American Revolution.
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  • Netflix

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge
8.1/10
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.
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  • YouTube

Jesus

Jesus
4.1/10
From the bustling streets of Jerusalem to the raging Sea of Galilee, join Peter, Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene, and a multitude of others as they journey alongside the most famous person ever to walk the earth. Witness the most miraculous events in history as Jesus sets sail with fishermen, challenges the Pharisees, befriends the outcasts, and heals the hurting. The lives he touches will never be the same. Filmed in front of a live audience, Sight & Sound's spectacular original production has been experienced by over one million people live on stage.
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  • Apple iTunes
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  • YouTube

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures
7.8/10
The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.
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  • Disney Plus
  • Apple iTunes
  • Google Play Movies
  • YouTube

The King

The King
7.2/10
England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.
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  • Netflix

The Viking War

The Viking War
4.2/10
Ingrid and her siblings are on the run from the Beserkers who have begun invading the villages, taking over, savagely using the residents on a game where they vs a Beserker, and if they win, they get to survive - only, no one ever wins. The siblings are trying to escape the Beserkers after they violently murdered and took over their town. However, the Beserkers are on their trail, and want to put them in the game.
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  • Google Play Movies
  • YouTube

Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan

Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan
6.8/10
Vietnam War, 1966. Australia and New Zealand send troops to support the United States and South Vietnamese in their fight against the communist North. Soldiers are very young men, recruits and volunteers who have never been involved in a combat. On August 18th, members of Delta Company will face the true horror of a ruthless battle among the trees of a rubber plantation called Long Tân. They are barely a hundred. The enemy is a human wave ready to destroy them.
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  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Apple iTunes
  • Google Play Movies
  • YouTube

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
7.3/10
An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
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  • YouTube

The First King

The First King
6.5/10
Romulus and Remus, two shepherds and loyal brothers, end up taking part to a journey that will lead one of them to be the founder of the greatest nation ever seen. However, the fate of the chosen one will pass from killing his own brother.
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  • Google Play Movies
  • YouTube

Edge of the World

Edge of the World
5.2/10
Biopic about Sir James Brooke, the British adventurer who became King of Sarawak in the 1840's and embarked on a lifelong crusade to end piracy and head-hunting - only to face charges of murder and piracy himself.
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12 Strong

12 Strong
6.6/10
A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.
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Ip Man 4: The Finale

Ip Man 4: The Finale
7/10
Following the death of his wife, Ip Man travels to San Francisco to ease tensions between the local kung fu masters and his star student, Bruce Lee, while searching for a better future for his son.
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  • Netflix
  • Apple iTunes
  • Google Play Movies
  • YouTube

Ford v Ferrari

Ford v Ferrari
8.1/10
American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.
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  • Apple iTunes
  • Google Play Movies
  • YouTube

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody
7.9/10
Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs become instant classics. When Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts to spiral out of control, Queen soon faces its greatest challenge yet – finding a way to keep the band together amid the success and excess.
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  • Apple iTunes
  • Google Play Movies
  • YouTube

Blood Brothers: Malcolm X And Muhammad Ali

Blood Brothers: Malcolm X And Muhammad Ali
6.8/10
From a chance meeting to a tragic fallout, Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali's extraordinary bond cracks under the weight of distrust and shifting ideals.
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  • Netflix

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan
8.6/10
As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
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  • Apple iTunes
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  • YouTube

First Man

First Man
7.3/10
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
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  • Apple iTunes
  • Google Play Movies
  • YouTube

Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins

Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins
7.5/10
Former legendary assassin Kenshin Himura has now become a wandering samurai. Offering aid & protecting those in need as atonement for his past deeds. During this time Kenshin Himura comes across and aides Kaoru Kamiya (Emi Takei). Her father opened the Kamiya Kasshin-ryu, a kendo school located in Tokyo and Kaoru is now an instructor there. Kaoru then invites Kenshin to stay at her dojo. Their relationship develops further, but Kenshin is still haunted by his violent past...
Available on:
  • Apple iTunes

12 Mighty Orphans

12 Mighty Orphans
6.9/10
Haunted by his mysterious past, a devoted high school football coach leads a scrawny team of orphans to the state championship during the Great Depression and inspires a broken nation along the way.
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  • Apple iTunes
  • Google Play Movies
  • YouTube

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