Best History Movies of 1993

1.

Cool Runnings

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.

Starring: Leon, Doug E. Doug, Rawle D. Lewis, Malik Yoba, John Candy, Raymond J. Barry, Peter Outerbridge, Paul Coeur, Larry Gilman, Kristoffer Cooper ..
Directed by: Jon Turteltaub
Release date: 1993-10-01
2.

Rudy

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size of the other players. But he had the drive and the spirit of 5 people and has set his sights upon joining the team.

Starring: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty, Greta Lind, Scott Benjaminson, Mary Ann Thebus, Charles S. Dutton, Lili Taylor, Christopher Reed, Deborah Wittenberg ..
Directed by: David Anspaugh
Release date: 1993-09-17
3.

Gettysburg

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

In the summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee leads the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia into Gettysburg, Pennsylvania with the goal of marching through to Washington, D.C. The Union Army of the Potomac, under the command of General George G. Meade, forms a defensive position to confront the rebel forces in what will prove to be the decisive battle of the American Civil War.

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Tom Berenger, Martin Sheen, Sam Elliott, Stephen Lang, Richard Jordan, Andrew Prine, Cooper Huckabee, Patrick Gorman, Bo Brinkman ..
Directed by: Ronald F. Maxwell
Release date: 1993-10-08
4.

Heaven & Earth

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Le Ly lives in a small Vietnamese village whose serenity is shattered when war breaks out. Caught between the Viet Cong and the South Vietnamese army, the village is all but destroyed. After being both brutalized and raped, Le Ly resolves to flee. She leaves for the city, surviving desperate situations, but surviving nonetheless. Eventually she meets a U.S. Marine named Steve Butler who treats her kindly and tells her he would like to be married -- maybe to her.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Robert John Burke, Timothy Carhart, Tim Guinee, Hiep Thi Le, Debbie Reynolds, Haing S. Ngor, Joan Chen, Dustin Nguyen, Liem Whatley ..
Directed by: Oliver Stone
Release date: 1993-12-24
5.

Little Buddha

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

After the death of Lama Dorje, Tibetan Buddhist monks find three children — one American and two Nepalese — who may be the rebirth of their great teacher.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Bridget Fonda, Chris Isaak, Ruocheng Ying, Alex Wiesendanger, Raju Lal, Greishma Makar Sing, Sogyal Rinpoche, Khyongla Rato Rinpoche, Geshe Tsultim Gyelsen ..
Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci
Release date: 1993-12-01
6.

Cannibal! The Musical

4.3
7.1/10 IMDB

Heading through Colorado Territory in search of gold and women, Alferd Packer and his group of bemused companions find themselves lost, starving and musically inspired by the obstacles they confront along the way, including a die-hard Confederate cyclops, a trio of surly trappers, a tribe of Japanese-speaking "Indians," and ultimately, each other.

Starring: Trey Parker, Dian Bachar, Ian Hardin, Jon Hegel, Masao Maki, Robert Muratore, Matt Stone, Toddy Walters, Jason McHugh, Stan Brakhage ..
Directed by: Trey Parker
Release date: 1993-10-01
7.

Sar? Zeybek

4.2
8.5/10 IMDB

From the famous Turkish journalist, Can Dündar narrates the last 300 days of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. The documentary features the stories and mails from the friends of Atatürk who is the founder of Turkish Republic and also led the Turkish army in the Turkish War of Independence

Starring: Mustafa Kemal Atatürk ..
Directed by: Can Dündar
Release date: 1993-01-01
8.

Geronimo: An American Legend

4.0
6.5/10 IMDB

The Apache Indians have reluctantly agreed to settle on a US Government approved reservation. Not all the Apaches are able to adapt to the life of corn farmers. One in particular, Geronimo, is restless. Pushed over the edge by broken promises and necessary actions by the government, Geronimo and thirty or so other warriors form an attack team which humiliates the government by evading capture, whi

Starring: Jason Patric, Wes Studi, Gene Hackman, Robert Duvall, Matt Damon, Rodney A. Grant, Kevin Tighe, Steve Reevis, Carlos Palomino, Victor Aaron ..
Directed by: Walter Hill
Release date: 1993-12-10
Best History Movies of 1993 : Sharpe's Eagle
9.

Sharpe's Eagle

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colours (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by capturing a French Imperial standard: an eagle.

Starring: Sean Bean, Brian Cox, Daragh O'Malley, Assumpta Serna, Michael Cochrane, David Troughton, Daniel Craig ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1993-05-12
Best History Movies of 1993 : Sharpe's Rifles
10.

Sharpe's Rifles

3.8
7.8/10 IMDB

During the Peninsular War in Spain against the French, Sergeant Richard Sharpe saves the life of Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington and is promoted to Lieutenant. In order to pay the troops Wellesley needs a money draft from the banker Rothschild, but fears he has been captured by the French and sends Sharpe behind enemy lines to find him. Sharpe is given command of a platoon of crack riflemen, led by the surly Irishman Harper and including Hagman and Harris, who resent Sharpe as not being a 'proper officer'.

Starring: Sean Bean, Brian Cox, Daragh O'Malley, Assumpta Serna, David Troughton, John Tams, Jason Salkey, Michael Mears, Julian Fellowes, Lyndon Davies ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1993-05-05

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