Most Popular History Feature Films

1. Airlift (2016) Airlift (2016)
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When Iraq invades Kuwait in August, 1990, a callous Indian businessman becomes the spokesperson for more than 170,000 stranded countrymen. Dir: Raja Menon With: Nimrat Kaur, Akshay Kumar, Sameer Ali Khan Action | Drama | History | Thriller 130 mins.
2. Spotlight (2015) Spotlight (2015)
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The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core. Dir: Tom McCarthy With: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams Biography | Drama | History | Thriller 128 mins.
3. Straight Outta Compton (2015) Straight Outta Compton (2015)
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The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood. Dir: F. Gary Gray With: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell Biography | Drama | History | Music 147 mins.
4. The Finest Hours (2016) The Finest Hours (2016)
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The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952. Dir: Craig Gillespie With: Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster Action | Drama | History | Thriller 117 mins.
5. Everest (2015) Everest (2015)
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A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm. Dir: Baltasar Kormákur With: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | Thriller 121 mins.
6. Assassin's Creed (2016) Assassin's Creed (2016)
When Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, he discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society. Dir: Justin Kurzel With: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons Action | Adventure | History | Sci-Fi
7. Ip Man 3 (2015) Ip Man 3 (2015)
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When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand. Dir: Wilson Yip With: Donnie Yen, Lynn Hung, Jin Zhang Action | Biography | Drama | History 105 mins.
8. In the Heart of the Sea (2015) In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
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A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick. Dir: Ron Howard With: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson Action | Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | Thriller 122 mins.
9. Schindler's List (1993) Schindler's List (1993)
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In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley Biography | Drama | History 195 mins.
10. Suffragette (2015) Suffragette (2015)
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The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. Dir: Sarah Gavron With: Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter Biography | Drama | History 106 mins.
11. American Sniper (2014) American Sniper (2014)
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Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind. Dir: Clint Eastwood With: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner Action | Biography | Drama | History | Thriller | War 133 mins.
12. The 33 (2015) The 33 (2015)
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Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days. Dir: Patricia Riggen With: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche Biography | Drama | History 127 mins.
13. 12 Years a Slave (2013) 12 Years a Slave (2013)
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In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Dir: Steve McQueen With: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender Biography | Drama | History 134 mins.
14. Queen of the Desert (2015) Queen of the Desert (2015)
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A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century. Dir: Werner Herzog With: James Franco, Damian Lewis, Nicole Kidman Biography | Drama | History 128 mins.
15. Eddie the Eagle (2016) Eddie the Eagle (2016)
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The story of Great Britain's first ski jumper to enter the Winter Olympics. Dir: Dexter Fletcher With: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken Biography | Drama | History | Sport 105 mins.
16. 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 | Drama | History | Western 130 mins.
17. Free State of Jones (2016) Free State of Jones (2016)
As civil war divides the nation, a poor farmer from Mississippi leads a group of rebels against the Confederate army. Dir: Gary Ross With: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keri Russell Action | Biography | Drama | History | War
18. Son of Saul (2015) Son of Saul (2015)
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In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son. Dir: László Nemes With: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn Drama | History | Thriller 107 mins.
19. Argo (2012) Argo (2012)
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Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980. Dir: Ben Affleck With: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman Biography | Drama | History | Thriller 120 mins.
20. Dunkirk (2017) Dunkirk (2017)
The film tells the story of the Dunkirk evacuation, which took place at the beginning of World War II. Dir: Christopher Nolan With: Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh Action | Drama | History | Thriller | War
21. Selma (2014) Selma (2014)
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A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. Dir: Ava DuVernay With: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth Biography | Drama | History 128 mins.
22. Braveheart (1995) Braveheart (1995)
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When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, 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.
23. Zero Dark Thirty (2012) Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
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A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011. Dir: Kathryn Bigelow With: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt Drama | History | Thriller 157 mins.
24. Black Hawk Down (2001) Black Hawk Down (2001)
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123 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore Drama | History | War 144 mins.
25. Gangs of New York (2002) Gangs of New York (2002)
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In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis Crime | Drama | History 167 mins.