Most Popular History Feature Films

1. Dunkirk (2017) Dunkirk (2017)
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Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. Dir: Christopher Nolan With: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance Action | Drama | History | Thriller | War 106 mins.
2. American Made (2017) American Made (2017)
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A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s. Dir: Doug Liman With: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright Action | Biography | Comedy | Crime | Drama | History | Thriller 115 mins.
3. The Disaster Artist (2017) The Disaster Artist (2017)
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Tommy Wiseau's The Room. Dir: James Franco With: Alison Brie, James Franco, Tommy Wiseau Biography | Comedy | Drama | History 98 mins.
4. Hidden Figures (2016) Hidden Figures (2016)
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The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. Dir: Theodore Melfi With: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe Biography | Drama | History 127 mins.
5. The Current War (2017) The Current War (2017)
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The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world. Dir: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon With: Katherine Waterston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland Biography | Drama | History 105 mins.
6. The Lost City of Z (2016) The Lost City of Z (2016)
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A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s. Dir: James Gray With: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller Adventure | Biography | Drama | History 141 mins.
7. Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
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WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey Biography | Drama | History | War 139 mins.
8. Victoria and Abdul (2017) Victoria and Abdul (2017)
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Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim. Dir: Stephen Frears With: Judi Dench, Olivia Williams, Michael Gambon Biography | Drama | History 112 mins.
9. First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers (2017) First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers (2017)
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Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung recounts the horrors she suffered as a child under the rule of the deadly Khmer Rouge. Dir: Angelina Jolie With: Sareum Srey Moch, Phoeung Kompheak, Sveng Socheata Biography | Drama | History 136 mins.
10. Detroit (2017) Detroit (2017)
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Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds. Dir: Kathryn Bigelow With: John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Algee Smith Crime | Drama | History | Thriller 143 mins.
11. All the Money in the World (2017) All the Money in the World (2017)
A left-wing paramilitary organization in Italy hatches a massive kidnapping plot in the 1970s. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Spacey Crime | History | Mystery | Thriller
12. Silence (2016) Silence (2016)
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In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson Adventure | Drama | History 161 mins.
13. Tombstone (1993) Tombstone (1993)
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A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating. Dir: George P. Cosmatos With: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott Action | Biography | Drama | History | Romance | Western 130 mins.
14. The Founder (2016) The Founder (2016)
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The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into the biggest restaurant business in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence and ruthlessness. Dir: John Lee Hancock With: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch Biography | Drama | History 115 mins.
15. Legend (2015) Legend (2015)
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Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1960s. Dir: Brian Helgeland With: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton Biography | Crime | Drama | History | Thriller 132 mins.
16. Schindler's List (1993) Schindler's List (1993)
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In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley Biography | Drama | History 195 mins.
17. Daddy (2017) Daddy (2017)
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From the rough streets and back alleys of Central Mumbai comes the sensational true story of Arun Gawli, a man who scripted his own destiny, eventually going on to become one of India's most feared gangsters. Today he remains an enigmatic figure; at once a volatile, power-hungry criminal for some and the respected "Daddy" or a modern day Robin Hood for the working-class neighborhood he belongs to. Daddy follows the intertwined fates of the world-weary Gawli as he attempts to enter politics and a frustrated Police inspector with a secret history of his own. An unfolding jigsaw puzzle, told from different points-of-view and spanning over four decades, Daddy is an unforgettable excursion into the Mumbai underworld. Dir: Ashim Ahluwalia With: Arjun Rampal, Aishwarya Rajesh, Nishikant Kamat Action | Biography | Crime | Drama | History 134 mins.
18. Jackie (2016) Jackie (2016)
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Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy. Dir: Pablo Larraín With: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig Biography | Drama | History 100 mins.
19. The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
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The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion. Dir: Niki Caro With: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl Biography | Drama | History | War 127 mins.
20. Darkest Hour (2017) Darkest Hour (2017)
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During the early days of WWII, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler or fight on against incredible odds. Dir: Joe Wright With: Lily James, Gary Oldman, Ben Mendelsohn Biography | Drama | History | War 114 mins.
21. The Big Short (2015) The Big Short (2015)
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Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight. Dir: Adam McKay With: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling Biography | Comedy | Drama | History 130 mins.
22. Zodiac (2007) Zodiac (2007)
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In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree. Dir: David Fincher With: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo Crime | Drama | History | Mystery | Thriller 157 mins.
23. 6 Days (2017) 6 Days (2017)
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In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage... Dir: Toa Fraser With: Jamie Bell, Mark Strong, Abbie Cornish Action | Drama | History | Thriller 94 mins.
24. Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017) Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
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The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974. Dir: Peter Landesman With: Liam Neeson, Diane Lane, Wendi McLendon-Covey Biography | Drama | History | Thriller 103 mins.
25. Braveheart (1995) Braveheart (1995)
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When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan Biography | Drama | History | War 178 mins.