Lowest Rated History Feature Films With At Least 1000 Votes


1. United Passions (2014)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History, Sport

2.1
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1 Metascore

Follows the passing of the FIFA baton through three association presidents: Jules Rimet, Joao Havelange, and Sepp Blatter.

Director: Frédéric Auburtin | Stars: Tim Roth, Sam Neill, Fisher Stevens, Gérard Depardieu

Votes: 3,455

2. Jian dang wei ye (2011)

124 min | Drama, History

2.4
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29 Metascore

A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.

Directors: Sanping Han, Jianxin Huang | Stars: Bingbing Fan, Andy Lau, Angelababy, Yun-Fat Chow

Votes: 5,308

3. The Gaul (2001)

R | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

2.6
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An entire nation's destiny lies in the hands of one man.

Director: Jacques Dorfmann | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow, Inés Sastre

Votes: 4,567

4. American Soldiers (2005)

R | 103 min | Action, Drama, History

3.1
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A group of U.S. soldiers defy their country when they release mistreated prisoners.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Curtis Morgan, Zan Calabretta, Jordan Brown, Eddie Della Siepe

Votes: 2,237

5. The Conqueror (1956)

Approved | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, History

3.4
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Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan.

Director: Dick Powell | Stars: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Pedro Armendáriz, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 2,558 | Gross: $4.50M

6. Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers (2011)

100 min | Action, Drama, History

3.6
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Three companies of paratroopers travel in a deadly mission to France to prepare the drop zone for the airborne attack on the D-Day. They have to install an Eureka transmitter and searchlight to guide the planes in the Normandy invasion.

Director: Curt A. Sindelar | Stars: Christopher Serrone, Michael Conner Humphreys, Philip De Lorenzo, Kyle Erickson

Votes: 1,105

7. Het Bombardement (2012)

105 min | Drama, History, War

3.9
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In 1940, a struggling poor young man falls for a girl who must pay a terrible price to save her mentally disabled brother by marring a powerful shrewed businessman. Then Rotterdam Blitz, a devastating German bombardment, begins.

Director: Ate de Jong | Stars: Jan Smit, Roos van Erkel, Mike Weerts, Monic Hendrickx

Votes: 1,402

8. The Promise (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 134 min | Drama, History

4.1
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38 Metascore

Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris - a renowned American journalist based in Paris.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac, Shohreh Aghdashloo, James Cromwell

Votes: 93,872

9. The Day of the Siege: September Eleven 1683 (2012)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, History

4.2
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In the summer of 1683, 300,000 warriors of the Ottoman Empire began the siege of Vienna. The fall of the city would have opened the way to conquer Europe. On September 11. was the main battle between the Polish cavalry and the Turks.

Director: Renzo Martinelli | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Enrico Lo Verso, Jerzy Skolimowski, Alicja Bachleda

Votes: 1,192

10. Wholly Moses! (1980)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, History

4.2
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Harvey and Zoey, two tourists travelling through Israel, discover an ancient scroll describing the life of Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Weis | Stars: Dudley Moore, Laraine Newman, James Coco, Paul Sand

Votes: 1,499

11. 1920 Bitwa Warszawska (2011)

115 min | Drama, History, Musical

4.2
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The First Polish 3D Feature Film! Poland's winning battle against Soviet Russia as seen through the eyes of two young protagonists, Ola and Jan. She is a Warsaw cabaret dancer, while he is ... See full summary »

Director: Jerzy Hoffman | Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Natasza Urbanska, Borys Szyc, Jerzy Bonczak

Votes: 1,238

12. Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)

PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

4.4
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Genoese navigator overcomes intrigue in the court of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain and gains financing for his expedition to the East Indies.

Director: John Glen | Stars: Marlon Brando, Tom Selleck, Georges Corraface, Rachel Ward

Votes: 2,354 | Gross: $8.25M

13. Barbarossa (2009)

R | 139 min | Drama, History, War

4.4
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German Emperor Barbarossa will stop at nothing to conquer and build his empire. But a young man from Milan, along with his army of 900 men known as the Company of Death, is prepared to challenge the Emperor.

Director: Renzo Martinelli | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Raz Degan, F. Murray Abraham, Christo Jivkov

Votes: 1,073

14. Hammer of the Gods (2013)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, History

4.5
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44 Metascore

A young man transforms into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother, Hakan the Ferrocious, whose people are relying on him to restore order to their kingdom.

Director: Farren Blackburn | Stars: Charlie Bewley, Alexandra Dowling, Clive Standen, James Cosmo

Votes: 7,099 | Gross: $0.00M

15. Veer (2010)

169 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.7
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In early twentieth-century British India, the Pindari leader Prithvi Singh narrates his story to a reporter from the London Times - a story of betrayal and deceit at the hands of the ... See full summary »

Director: Anil Sharma | Stars: Salman Khan, Mithun Chakraborty, Jackie Shroff, Zarine Khan

Votes: 5,684 | Gross: $0.50M

16. Bing feng: Chong sheng zhi men (2014)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, History

4.8
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32 Metascore

An imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. 400 years later passes and they are defrosted continuing the battle they left behind.

Director: Wing-Cheong Law | Stars: Donnie Yen, Baoqiang Wang, Shengyi Huang, Kang Yu

Votes: 2,204 | Gross: $0.01M

17. Virgin Territory (2007)

R | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

4.8
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Young Florentines take refuge from the black plague and engage in bawdy adventures and lusty exchanges.

Director: David Leland | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Mischa Barton, Ryan Cartwright, Christopher Egan

Votes: 6,779

18. The Cokeville Miracle (2015)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, Family, History

4.9
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Children who were held hostage in their elementary school tell stories of miraculous things, but many adults are skeptical that the Cokeville Miracle ever truly happened.

Director: T.C. Christensen | Stars: Jasen Wade, Sarah Kent, Kimball Stinger, Alexa Rae

Votes: 1,529

19. Young Einstein (1988)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, History

5.0
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Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to Sydney to patent his ... See full summary »

Director: Yahoo Serious | Stars: Yahoo Serious, Odile Le Clezio, John Howard, Peewee Wilson

Votes: 7,463 | Gross: $11.54M

20. Jian guo da ye (2009)

138 min | Drama, History, War

5.0
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Inspired by true events, Founding of a Republic weaves a rousing tale of one man who fought against the tyranny of a ruler and led his people in battle in the ultimate sacrifice for his country.

Directors: Sanping Han, Jianxin Huang | Stars: Guoqiang Tang, Guoli Zhang, Qing Xu, Jin Liu

Votes: 2,483

21. USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)

R | 128 min | Action, History, War

5.1
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30 Metascore

During World War II, an American navy ship is sunk by a Japanese submarine leaving 300 crewmen stranded in shark infested waters.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Matt Lanter

Votes: 3,703

22. 10,000 BC (2008)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.1
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34 Metascore

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Camilla Belle, Steven Strait, Marco Khan, Cliff Curtis

Votes: 111,634 | Gross: $94.77M

23. Revolution (1985)

PG-13 | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.2
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New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright

Votes: 5,233 | Gross: $0.18M

24. The Broken Tower (2011)

99 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.2
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A biography of American poet Hart Crane who committed suicide at the age of 32 by jumping off the steamship SS Orizaba.

Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Michael Shannon, Stacey Miller, Richard Abate

Votes: 1,021

25. Caligula (1979)

Unrated | 156 min | Drama, History

5.3
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Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.

Directors: Tinto Brass, Bob Guccione, Giancarlo Lui | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole, Helen Mirren, Teresa Ann Savoy

Votes: 28,220 | Gross: $23.44M

26. Big Jim McLain (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, History

5.3
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In the post-war Hawaii, House Un-American Activities Committee investigators Jim McLain and Mal Baxter hunt down communists.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness, Alan Napier

Votes: 1,536

27. The Final Inquiry (2006)

PG-13 | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.3
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In 35 A.D., a Roman tribune is sent to Palestine to investigate the death and possible resurrection of a certain Jesus from Nasareth.

Director: Giulio Base | Stars: Daniele Liotti, Dolph Lundgren, Mónica Cruz, Hristo Shopov

Votes: 1,016

28. Hür Adam: Bediüzzaman Said Nursi (2011)

163 min | Action, Biography, Drama

5.3
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The story is real story that tells about a man's life who has a very influential philosopher that had lived in between 1877-1960. His name is 'Said Nursi' and he is originally Kurdish. But,... See full summary »

Director: Mehmet Tanrisever | Stars: Mürsit Bag, Ismail Hakki, Cem Arabacioglu, Betül Asçioglu

Votes: 3,271

29. Bel Ami (2012)

R | 102 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.4
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42 Metascore

A chronicle of a young man's rise to power in Paris via his manipulation of the city's wealthiest and most influential women.

Directors: Declan Donnellan, Nick Ormerod | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Christina Ricci

Votes: 15,847 | Gross: $0.12M

30. Battle of the Brave (2004)

PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.4
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In the mid-18th Century, as England and France battle over control of Canada, an epic romance between a peasant woman and a trapper unfurls.

Director: Jean Beaudin | Stars: Noémie Godin-Vigneau, David La Haye, Juliette Gosselin, Sébastien Huberdeau

Votes: 1,073

31. Alexander (2004)

R | 175 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

5.5
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39 Metascore

Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest military leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins, Rosario Dawson, Angelina Jolie

Votes: 142,567 | Gross: $34.29M

32. La chiave (1983)

116 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.5
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A husband and wife lock their diaries in a drawer and also know that they read each other's entries, a device which takes them from one sexual encounter to another.

Director: Tinto Brass | Stars: Frank Finlay, Stefania Sandrelli, Franco Branciaroli, Barbara Cupisti

Votes: 1,836

33. The Manson Family (1997)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, History

5.5
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56 Metascore

A dramatization of the horrific and notorious Manson Family Murders, in the form of super 8 home movies.

Director: Jim Van Bebber | Stars: Marcelo Games, Marc Pitman, Leslie Orr, Maureen Allisse

Votes: 2,708

34. The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958)

TV-G | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.5
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Townsend Harris is sent by President Pierce to Japan to serve as the first U.S. Consul-General to that country. Harris discovers enormous hostility to foreigners, as well as the love of a ... See full summary »

Director: John Huston | Stars: John Wayne, Eiko Ando, Sam Jaffe, Sô Yamamura

Votes: 1,333

35. Ruby (1992)

R | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.5
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An exploration of certain conspiracy theories surrounding the JFK assassination from Jack Ruby's perspective. Ruby owns a run-down strip club in Dallas, and does what he can for credibility... See full summary »

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Danny Aiello, Sherilyn Fenn, Tobin Bell, Joe Cortese

Votes: 1,214 | Gross: $0.92M

36. Pompeii (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.6
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39 Metascore

A slave-turned-gladiator finds himself in a race against time to save his true love, who has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Kit Harington, Emily Browning, Kiefer Sutherland, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Votes: 88,586 | Gross: $23.22M

37. Queen of the Desert (2015)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.6
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38 Metascore

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.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis, Robert Pattinson

Votes: 5,006

38. Last Days in the Desert (2015)

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

5.6
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67 Metascore

An imagined chapter from Jesus' forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis.

Director: Rodrigo García | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ciarán Hinds, Tye Sheridan, Ayelet Zurer

Votes: 2,023

39. Attack Force Z (1981)

84 min | Action, Drama, History

5.6
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A group of Australian commandos launch a secret mission against Japanese forces in World War II.

Director: Tim Burstall | Stars: John Phillip Law, Mel Gibson, Sam Neill, Chris Haywood

Votes: 1,704

40. Tong que tai (2012)

107 min | Drama, History

5.6
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Set in the Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history, the story focuses on Cao Cao in his old age, exploring the areas of military tactics, love, and the relationship between father and son.

Director: Linshan Zhao | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Yifei Liu, Hiroshi Tamaki, Alec Su

Votes: 1,485

41. Kahpe Bizans (1999)

97 min | Comedy, History

5.6
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Kahpe Bizans tells us the story of Yetis Bey(Cem Davran)and his struggle with Byzantian Emperor(Illetyus)in a humorous way.

Director: Gani Müjde | Stars: Mehmet Ali Erbil, Demet Sener, Cem Davran, Sümer Tilmaç

Votes: 4,745

42. After the Dark (2013)

R | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

5.7
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37 Metascore

At an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy teacher challenges his class of twenty graduating seniors to choose which ten of them would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear apocalypse.

Director: John Huddles | Stars: James D'Arcy, Sophie Lowe, Daryl Sabara, Freddie Stroma

Votes: 17,686

43. Texas Killing Fields (2011)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, History

5.7
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49 Metascore

In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.

Director: Ami Canaan Mann | Stars: Sam Worthington, Chloë Grace Moretz, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jessica Chastain

Votes: 15,232 | Gross: $0.05M

44. Son of God (2014)

PG-13 | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.7
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37 Metascore

The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.

Director: Christopher Spencer | Stars: Diogo Morgado, Amber Rose Revah, Greg Hicks, Adrian Schiller

Votes: 15,976 | Gross: $59.70M

45. Jefferson in Paris (1995)

PG-13 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.7
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45 Metascore

One of the obsessive speculations in American history is whether Thomas Jefferson, in the years before he became president, had an affair with (and fathered a child with) his 15-year-old ... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Nick Nolte, Greta Scacchi, Gwyneth Paltrow, Estelle Eonnet

Votes: 2,467 | Gross: $2.47M

46. 1612: Khroniki smutnogo vremeni (2007)

144 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

5.7
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The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early 17th century has been called "The Time of Troubles." There are many impostors who claim ... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Khotinenko | Stars: Pyotr Kislov, Michal Zebrowski, Artur Smolyaninov, Violetta Davydovskaya

Votes: 1,833

47. Chapter 27 (2007)

R | 84 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.8
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32 Metascore

A film about Mark David Chapman in the days leading up to the infamous murder of Beatle John Lennon.

Director: J.P. Schaefer | Stars: Chuck Cooper, Victor Verhaeghe, Robert Gerard Larkin, Lindsay Lohan

Votes: 8,834 | Gross: $0.06M

48. Finding Altamira (2016)

97 min | Drama, History

5.8
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57 Metascore

Life and events of the man who realized one of the most important discoveries of the 19th century: Altamira's caves.

Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Clément Sibony, Rupert Everett, Javivi, Irene Escolar

Votes: 1,114

49. The Girl King (2015)

Not Rated | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.8
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37 Metascore

THE GIRL KING paints a portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Malin Buska, Sarah Gadon, Michael Nyqvist, Lucas Bryant

Votes: 1,790

50. Alexander the Great (1956)

Not Rated | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.8
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The life and military conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 - 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great.

Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Barry Jones

Votes: 2,661