Best History Movies of 1994

1.

Ed Wood

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette, Jeffrey Jones, G. D. Spradlin, Vincent D'Onofrio, Bill Murray, Mike Starr, Max Casella ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 1994-09-27
2.

Quiz Show

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.

Starring: John Turturro, Rob Morrow, Ralph Fiennes, Paul Scofield, David Paymer, Hank Azaria, Christopher McDonald, Johann Carlo, Elizabeth Wilson, Allan Rich ..
Directed by: Robert Redford
Release date: 1994-08-25
3.

The Madness of King George

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.

Starring: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Ian Holm, Rupert Graves, Amanda Donohoe, Rupert Everett, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Julian Wadham, Jim Carter, Geoffrey Palmer ..
Directed by: Nicholas Hytner
Release date: 1994-12-28
Best History Movies of 1994 : Sharpe's Company
4.

Sharpe's Company

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

Spain 1812 The Duke of Wellington plans to lay siege to Badajoz. A murderous figure from Sharpe's past uses a beautiful woman revenge himself on Sharpe, now the father of her child. Sharpe has reason to be happy, he holds his daughter for the first time and is given command of the Light Company again, together with his captaincy. But will his happiness be short lived?

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Hugh Fraser, Michael Byrne, Pete Postlethwaite, Assumpta Serna, Clive Francis, Nicholas Jones, Michael Mears, John Tams ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1994-05-25
Best History Movies of 1994 : Sharpe's Enemy
5.

Sharpe's Enemy

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for ransom. Sharpe is given the 60th Rifles and a Rocket troop, as well as his majority to rescue the women. But while Sharpe may be able to deal with his old enemy, he has yet to face a newer threat, the French Major Duclos.

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Hugh Fraser, Pete Postlethwaite, Assumpta Serna, Elizabeth Hurley, Helena Michell ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1994-06-01
Best History Movies of 1994 : Against the Wall
6.

Against the Wall

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Based on the true story of the Attica Prison uprising of 1971.

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Samuel L. Jackson, Clarence Williams III, Frederic Forrest, Harry Dean Stanton, Anne Heche, Danny Trejo, Philip Bosco, Tom Bower, Carmen Argenziano ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1994-01-01
Best History Movies of 1994 : Princess Caraboo
7.

Princess Caraboo

3.3
6.0/10 IMDB

Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that the woman is a princess from a far away land. She is then welcomed by a family of haughty aristocrats that only wants to heighten their prestige. However, the local reporter is not at all convinced she is what she claims to be and investigates. Is Caraboo really a princess?

Starring: Jim Broadbent, Phoebe Cates, Kevin Kline, Stephen Rea, John Lithgow, Wendy Hughes, Kate Ashfield ..
Directed by: Michael Austin
Release date: 1994-09-16
8.

Nostradamus

3.0
5.8/10 IMDB

A dramatic retelling of the life of Michel de Nostredame, from his early work as a plague doctor to his time at the court of Catherine de Medici, after he became famed for his prophetic almanacs. Stars Rutger Hauer and Julia Ormond.

Starring: Tchéky Karyo, F. Murray Abraham, Rutger Hauer, Amanda Plummer, Julia Ormond, Assumpta Serna, Anthony Higgins, Diana Quick, Michael Gough, Maia Morgenstern ..
Directed by: Roger Christian
Release date: 1994-01-01
Best History Movies of 1994 : Master of Zen
9.

Master of Zen

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

China's most famous martial arts film is a spellbinding blend of kung fu action and Buddhist mythology. Set in the first century in India, a prince is troubled by visions and a desire to master the ways of Buddha. After his father dies, he forsakes the throne to become a monk and, after studying Buddhism for sixty years, travels to China to preach Zen and teaches the Shaolin monks the exercises that become the foundation of

Starring: Derek Yee Tung-Sing, Fan Siu-Wong ..
Directed by: Brandy Yuen
Release date: 1994-02-25
Best History Movies of 1994 : Otaku
10.

Otaku

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

A documentary that explores the life styles of various otakus in Japan. Various interviews are given to selected otakus who express how interesting it is to be an otaku as oppose to not being one at all. Along with various shots of various Japanese city landscapes and the inside of an average otaku home from rooms filled with videos, models, and the latest in technology.

Starring: Sion Sono, Kyôko Nakamura, Kato Noriko, Miri Uchida, Akio Nakamori, Masakazu Uemura, Keisuke Nakao, Koshi Nonaka, Ryuma Miyoshi, Akitoshi Ashida ..
Directed by: Jean-Jacques Beineix, Jackie Bastide
Release date: 1994-12-01

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