Best History Movies of 2016

1.

Eddie the Eagle

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

The feel-good story of Michael 'Eddie' Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself—even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach, Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

Starring: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken, Ania Sowinski, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen, Iris Berben, Jim Broadbent, Jo Hartley, Keith Allen, Dickon Tolson ..
Directed by: Dexter Fletcher
Release date: 2016-02-26
2.

Colonia

5.9
7.1/10 IMDB

A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.

Starring: Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl, Michael Nyqvist, Richenda Carey, Vicky Krieps, Jeanne Werner, Julian Ovenden, August Zirner, Martin Wuttke, Nicolás Barsoff ..
Directed by: Florian Gallenberger
Release date: 2016-02-12
3.

Snowden

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Scott Eastwood, Timothy Olyphant, Ben Schnetzer, Lakeith Stanfield, Rhys Ifans ..
Directed by: Oliver Stone
Release date: 2016-09-15
4.

Patriots Day

5.9
7.4/10 IMDB

In the aftermath of an unspeakable act of terror, Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders joins courageous survivors, first responders and investigators in a race against the clock to hunt down the Boston Marathon bombers before they strike again.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Kevin Bacon, Michelle Monaghan, Alex Wolff, Themo Melikidze, Michael Beach, Vincent Curatola, James Colby ..
Directed by: Peter Berg
Release date: 2016-12-12
5.

Silence

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Tadanobu Asano, Ciarán Hinds, Liam Neeson, Shinya Tsukamoto, Issei Ogata, Yoshi Oida, Yosuke Kubozuka, Nana Komatsu ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 2016-12-22
Best History Movies of 2016 : 11.22.63
6.

11.22.63

5.8
8.2/10 IMDB

An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.

Release date: 2016-02-15
7.

Anthropoid

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gab?ík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich

Starring: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Charlotte Le Bon, Anna Geislerová, Harry Lloyd, Toby Jones, Alena Mihulová, Marcin Doroci?ski, Bill Milner, Sam Keeley ..
Directed by: Sean Ellis
Release date: 2016-08-12
8.

War and Peace

5.1
8.2/10 IMDB

Sumptuous BBC mini-series following the fortunes and the rise and fall of five aristocratic families in the waning days of imperial Russia.

Release date: 2016-01-03
Best History Movies of 2016 : All the Way
9.

All the Way

5.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the office – no longer the 'accidental President.'

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anthony Mackie, Melissa Leo, Frank Langella, Bradley Whitford, Stephen Root, Aisha Hinds, Mo McRae, Toby Huss, Spencer Garrett ..
Directed by: Jay Roach
Release date: 2016-05-23
10.

A United Kingdom

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

Starring: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Tom Felton, Jack Davenport, Terry Pheto, Laura Carmichael, Jessica Oyelowo, Vusi Kunene, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Arnold Oceng ..
Directed by: Amma Asante
Release date: 2016-11-25

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