Best History Movies of 2016

1.

Hidden Figures

6.5
7.8/10 IMDB

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Kirsten Dunst, Glen Powell, Ariana Neal, Saniyya Sidney ..
Directed by: Theodore Melfi
Release date: 2016-12-10
2.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Starring: James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, Max Martini, Pablo Schreiber, Toby Stephens, Dominic Fumusa, Matt Letscher, David Denman, Alexia Barlier, Freddie Stroma ..
Directed by: Michael Bay
Release date: 2016-01-13
3.

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
4.

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
5.

The Founder

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.

Starring: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson, B. J. Novak, Laura Dern, Justin Randell Brooke, Kate Kneeland, Wilbur Fitzgerald ..
Directed by: John Lee Hancock
Release date: 2016-09-13
6.

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
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7.

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
8.

The Finest Hours

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Starring: Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Eric Bana, Holliday Grainger, John Ortiz, Kyle Gallner, John Magaro, Graham McTavish, Michael Raymond-James ..
Directed by: Craig Gillespie
Release date: 2016-01-25
9.

The Lost City of Z

5.3
6.6/10 IMDB

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Angus Macfadyen, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Bobby Smalldridge, Tom Mulheron, Edward Ashley ..
Directed by: James Gray
Release date: 2016-10-15
10.

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

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