Best History Movies of 1993

1.

Schindler's List

7.2
8.9/10 IMDB

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Jonathan Sagall, Embeth Davidtz, Malgorzata Gebel, Shmuel Levy, Mark Ivanir, Béatrice Macola ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 1993-11-30
2.

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: 1993-09-30
3.

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
4.

Gettysburg

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Summer 1863. The Confederacy pushes north into Pennsylvania. Union divisions converge to face them. The two great armies clash at Gettysburg, site of a theology school. For three days, through such legendary actions as Little Round Top and Pickett's Charge, the fate of "one nation, indivisible" hangs in the balance.

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
5.

Little Buddha

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Little Buddha is a movie about the life of Siddhartha starring Keanu Reeves and Bridget Fonda and directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.

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.

Heaven & Earth

4.3
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
8.

The War Room

4.1
7.4/10 IMDB

A behind-the-scenes documentary about the Clinton for President campaign, focusing on the adventures of spin doctors James Carville and George Stephanopoulos.

Starring: James Carville, George Stephanopoulos, Heather Beckel, Paul Begala, Bob Boorstin, Bill Clinton ..
Directed by: Chris Hegedus, D. A. Pennebaker
Release date: 1993-12-05
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 : The Baby of Mâcon
10.

The Baby of Mâcon

3.8
7.0/10 IMDB

A baby is born from a supposed-to-be virgin woman, so a chain of hysteria about divine intervention in the birth takes place.

Starring: Julia Ormond, Ralph Fiennes, Philip Stone, Jonathan Lacey, Celia Gregory, Don Henderson, Jeff Nuttall, Jessica Hynes, Kathryn Hunter, Gabrielle Reidy ..
Directed by: Peter Greenaway
Release date: 1993-05-01

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