Best History Movies of 1995

1.

Braveheart

6.8
8.3/10 IMDB

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Catherine McCormack, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen, Brendan Gleeson, James Robinson, James Cosmo, Sean McGinley, Gerda Stevenson ..
Directed by: Mel Gibson
Release date: 1995-05-24
2.

Apollo 13

6.3
7.6/10 IMDB

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1970, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from Earth, the astronauts work furiously with the ground crew to avert tragedy.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, Kathleen Quinlan, Mary Kate Schellhardt, Emily Ann Lloyd, Miko Hughes, Max Elliott Slade ..
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 1995-06-30
3.

Land and Freedom

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

David Carr is a British Communist who is unemployed. In 1936, when the Spanish Civil War begins, he decides to fight for the Republican side, a coalition of liberals, communists and anarchists, so he joins the POUM militia and witnesses firsthand the betrayal of the Spanish revolution by Stalin's followers and Moscow's orders.

Starring: Ian Hart, Rosana Pastor, Frédéric Pierrot, Icíar Bollaín, Tom Gilroy, Angela Clarke, Eoin McCarthy, Suzanne Maddock, Mandy Walsh, Miguel Cabrillana ..
Directed by: Ken Loach
Release date: 1995-01-01
4.

Citizen X

5.2
7.5/10 IMDB

Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed victim to over 50 people. His victims were mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a communists state, the police investigations were hampered by bureaucracy, incompetence and those in power. The story is told from the viewpoint of the detective in charge of the case.

Starring: Stephen Rea, Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Jeffrey DeMunn, Joss Ackland, John Wood, Imelda Staunton, Radu Amzulescu, András Bálint, Géza Balkay ..
Directed by: Chris Gerolmo
Release date: 1995-02-25
5.

Nixon

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

A look at President Richard M. Nixon—a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands from within—spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking Watergate scandal that would end his Presidency.

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen, Powers Boothe, Ed Harris, Bob Hoskins, E.G. Marshall, David Paymer, David Hyde Pierce, Paul Sorvino, Mary Steenburgen ..
Directed by: Oliver Stone
Release date: 1995-12-22
6.

Rob Roy

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to defend his family and honour.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, John Hurt, Tim Roth, Eric Stoltz, Brian Cox, Jason Flemyng, Andrew Keir, Shirley Henderson, Brian McCardie ..
Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones
Release date: 1995-04-13
Best History Movies of 1995 : Sharpe's Sword
7.

Sharpe's Sword

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

Sharpe is tasked to protect the most important spy in Lord Wellington's network, but domestic issues, a traumatized young girl, and possible French spies all threaten his success

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Hugh Ross, John Tams, Michael Cochrane, Emily Mortimer ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1995-04-26
Best History Movies of 1995 : Sharpe's Battle
8.

Sharpe's Battle

3.9
7.9/10 IMDB

When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within.

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Hugh Ross, Hugh Fraser, Ian McNeice, Oliver Cotton, Jason Salkey ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1995-04-19
Best History Movies of 1995 : Sharpe's Gold
9.

Sharpe's Gold

3.7
7.4/10 IMDB

Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband.

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Hugh Fraser, John Tams, Michael Mears, Jason Salkey, Hugh Ross ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1995-04-01
10.

The Tuskegee Airmen

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee Airman" for the name of the airbase at which they were trained, these men were forced to constantly endure harassement, prejudice, and much behind the scenes politics until at last they were able to prove themselves in combat.

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Allen Payne, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Courtney B. Vance, Andre Braugher, Christopher McDonald, John Lithgow, Cuba Gooding Jr., Mekhi Phifer, Vivica A. Fox ..
Directed by: Robert Markowitz
Release date: 1995-08-25

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