Best History Movies of 2014

1.

The Imitation Game

6.6
8.0/10 IMDB

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Allen Leech, Matthew Beard, Charles Dance, Mark Strong, James Northcote, Tom Goodman-Hill ..
Directed by: Morten Tyldum
Release date: 2014-11-14
2.

The Look of Silence

6.0
8.3/10 IMDB

A family that survives the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers.

Starring: Adi Rukun, M.Y. Basrun, Amir Hasan, Inong, Kemat, Joshua Oppenheimer, Amir Siahaan, Ted Yates ..
Directed by: Joshua Oppenheimer
Release date: 2014-08-30
3.

Testament of Youth

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again, it’s a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times.

Starring: Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Taron Egerton, Colin Morgan, Dominic West, Emily Watson, Hayley Atwell, Anna Chancellor, Miranda Richardson, Joanna Scanlan ..
Directed by: James Kent
Release date: 2014-10-14
Best History Movies of 2014 : The Weight of Chains 2
4.

The Weight of Chains 2

4.9
9.0/10 IMDB

'The Weight of Chains 2' is a documentary film largely dealing with the effects of the Washington Consensus economic doctrine on the newly established former Yugoslav republics, but also with neoliberalism as an economic concept. Through interviews with Noam Chomsky, Oliver Stone and many others, the author, Serbian-Canadian Boris Malagurski, attempts to analyze why so many people in the Balkans are disappointed with the systems imposed after the fall of socialism and how capitalism could be improved. Looking at the examples of Ecuador and Iceland, the film tries to uncover alternatives to the prevailing orthodoxies of Western economic dictates and help developing nations find their own way to shape their economies and their countries.

Starring: Boris Malagurski, Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky, R. James Woolsey, Jr., Carla Del Ponte, Vuk Jeremi?, Ivo Josipovi?, Mla?an Dinki?, Igor Mandi?, Domagoj Margeti? ..
Directed by: Boris Malagurski
Release date: 2014-11-25
5.

An Honest Liar

4.6
7.5/10 IMDB

An Honest Liar tells the incredible story of the world-famous magician, escape artist, and world-renowned enemy of deception, James 'The Amazing' Randi. The film brings to life Randi's intricate investigations that publicly exposed psychics, faith healers, and con-artists with quasi-religious fervor. A master deceiver who came out of the closet at the age of 81, Randi created fictional characters, fake psychics, and even turned his partner of 25 years, Jose Alvarez, into a sham guru names Carlos.

Starring: James Randi, Adam Savage, Bill Nye, Uri Geller, Penn Jillette, Alice Cooper ..
Directed by: Tyler Measom, Justin Weinstein
Release date: 2014-04-18
6.

Pompeii

4.6
5.5/10 IMDB

In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his beloved as the once magnificent Pompeii crumbles around him.

Starring: Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Browning, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jessica Lucas, Jared Harris, Joe Pingue, Kiefer Sutherland, Currie Graham, Ron Kennell ..
Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson
Release date: 2014-02-18
Best History Movies of 2014 : Kya Dilli Kya Lahore
7.

Kya Dilli Kya Lahore

4.0
7.4/10 IMDB

In 1948, a cross-fire erupts at an isolated stretch of Indo-Pak border, leaving only two soldiers alive. One is an Indian soldier of Pakistani origin while the other happens to be a Pakistani soldier of Indian origin. An ironic story of pride and survival begins when - in an attempt to evade danger, they bump into each other. And amidst continuous exchange of bullets, altercations and murkier situations, it evolves into a journey of human connection with an unforeseeable end.

Starring: Vijay Raaz, Manu Rishi, Rajendranath Zutshi, Vishwajeet Pradhan ..
Directed by: Vijay Raaz
Release date: 2014-05-02
8.

Houdini

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin.

Release date: 2014-09-01
9.

Video Games: The Movie

3.7
6.1/10 IMDB

From executive producer Zach Braff and director Jeremy Snead, "Video Games: The Movie" is an epic feature length documentary chronicling the meteoric rise of video games from nerd niche to multi-billion dollar industry. Narrated by Sean Astin and featuring in-depth interviews with the godfathers who started it all, the icons of game design, and the geek gurus who are leading us into the future, "Video Games: The Movie" is a celebration of gaming from Atari to Xbox and an eye-opening look at what lies ahead.

Starring: Sean Astin, Wil Wheaton, Zach Braff, Alison Haislip, Donald Faison, Chloe Dykstra, Chris Hardwick, Clare Grant, Nolan Bushnell, Jim Brown ..
Directed by: Jeremy Snead
Release date: 2014-07-18
10.

National Theatre Live: Medea

3.4
7.9/10 IMDB

Terrible things breed in broken hearts. Medea is a wife and a mother. For the sake of her husband, Jason, she’s left her home and borne two sons in exile. But when he abandons his family for a new life, Medea faces banishment and separation from her children. Cornered, she begs for one day’s grace. It’s time enough. She exacts an appalling revenge and destroys everything she holds dear.

Starring: Helen McCrory, Michaela Coel, Dominic Rowan, Danny Sapani, Clemmie Sveaas, Martin Turner, Toby Wharton, Jane Wymark ..
Directed by: Carrie Cracknell
Release date: 2014-09-04

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