Best History Movies of 1990


Nehru: The Jewel of India

5.9/10 IMDB

Based on the life of Jawaharlal Nehru (played by Pratap Sharma) -- who succeeded Mahatma Gandhi and became independent India's first prime minister -- this red-letter film takes an inside look at the man known as the Jewel of India. Directed by former politician Kumar Kiran, the movie intertwines historical information and human drama to examine the personal and professional life of one of India's master statesmen.

Starring: Partap Sharma, Tanuja, Girish Karnad, Anupam Kher, Rita Bhaduri, Jawaharlal Nehru ..
Directed by: Kiran Kumar
Release date: 1990-01-01
Best History Movies of 1990 : Secret Weapon

Secret Weapon

5.9/10 IMDB

Fact-based story of an Israeli government agent assigned to use her beauty as well as intelligence to snag a man on the run with atomic secrets.

Starring: Griffin Dunne, Karen Allen, Jeroen Krabbé, Stuart Wilson, Joe Petruzzi, John Rhys-Davies, Brian Cox, Iain Mitchell, Patrick Bailey, Ronnie Stevens ..
Directed by: Ian Sharp
Release date: 1990-03-19

Mountains of the Moon

7.2/10 IMDB

The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship emerging amidst hardship, and then dissolving after their journey.

Starring: Patrick Bergin, Richard E. Grant, John Savident, Bernard Hill, Iain Glen, Fiona Shaw, Leslie Phillips ..
Directed by: Bob Rafelson
Release date: 1990-02-16


6.7/10 IMDB

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield, Ian Holm, Helena Bonham Carter, Stephen Dillane, Nathaniel Parker, Sean Murray, Michael Maloney ..
Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli
Release date: 1990-12-19
Best History Movies of 1990 : The Long Walk Home

The Long Walk Home

7.3/10 IMDB

Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Whoopi Goldberg, Dwight Schultz, Ving Rhames, Dorothy Love Coates, Erika Alexander, Jason Weaver, Lexi Randall, Dylan Baker, Crystal Robbins ..
Directed by: Richard Pearce
Release date: 1990-12-21
Best History Movies of 1990 : 1871


0.0/10 IMDB

A young actress becomes politically aware within the Paris Commune of 1871.

Starring: Ana Padrão, Roshan Seth, John Lynch, Timothy Spall, Jack Klaff, Maria de Medeiros, Dominique Pinon, Med Hondo ..
Directed by: Ken McMullen
Release date: 1990-09-09

A Ghost in Monte Carlo

0.0/10 IMDB

A chance meeting between British nobleman and lovely young Mistral foils a plot by her manipulating Aunt Emilie to avenge the death of her sister, Mistral's mother, who died in childbirth. But when an unscrupulous blackmailer and a rapacious Rajah enter the plot, the growing attraction between Lord and convent girl becomes yet more fraught with Danger.

Starring: Sarah Miles, Oliver Reed, Christopher Plummer, Lysette Anthony, Samantha Eggar, Fiona Fullerton, Marcus Gilbert, Joanna Lumley, Joylon Baker, Lewis Collins ..
Release date: 1990-01-01

The Krays

0.0/10 IMDB

The Krays is a film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays and were active in London in the 1960s.

Starring: Gary Kemp, Martin Kemp, Billie Whitelaw, Tom Bell, Susan Fleetwood, Charlotte Cornwell, Kate Hardie, Avis Bunnage, Alfred Lynch, Gary Love ..
Directed by: Peter Medak
Release date: 1990-04-27
Best History Movies of 1990 : Lenin: The Train

Lenin: The Train

7.0/10 IMDB

March/April 1917. The first world war is already a couple year to pace. A sealed train with Russian emigrants keeps on driving from Zürich Germany and Sweden to Sint-Petersburg. The outlaws stand under the guidance of Vladimir J. Lenin. Two senior officers support the revolutionary bomb "to ensure that everything runs smoothly. Yet there are some unpleasant clashes between Socialists and enthusiastic workers who are worried about the war. During train travel there comes an end to Lenin's affair with the gracious Inessa, and his wife Nadja is prepared take back him. The triumphant entrance in St. Petersburg will exceed all expectations....

Starring: Ben Kingsley, Dominique Sanda, Leslie Caron, Jason Connery, Timothy West, Peter Whitman, Günther Maria Halmer, Dagmar Schwarz, Xabier Elorriaga, Paolo Bonacelli ..
Directed by: Damiano Damiani
Release date: 1990-04-30
Best History Movies of 1990 : Fall From Grace

Fall From Grace

0.0/10 IMDB

Jim Bakker establishes a large televangelical empire in the 1980s, including Heritage Village. However, they are removed from P.T.L, the ministry that they had established in 1987.

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Bernadette Peters, Richard Herd, Beth Grant, John McLiam, Richard Paul ..
Directed by: Karen Arthur
Release date: 1990-04-29

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