Best History Movies of 2017

1.

Darkest Hour

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

Starring: Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, Ronald Pickup, Ben Mendelsohn, Nicholas Jones, Samuel West, David Schofield, Richard Lumsden ..
Directed by: Joe Wright
Release date: 2017-11-22
2.

The Post

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.

Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys, Alison Brie, Carrie Coon ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 2017-12-22
3.

Hostiles

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.

Starring: Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi, Jesse Plemons, Adam Beach, Rory Cochrane, Ben Foster, Stephen Lang, Timothée Chalamet, Jonathan Majors ..
Directed by: Scott Cooper
Release date: 2017-12-22
4.

Battle of the Sexes

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.

Starring: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Sarah Silverman, Bill Pullman, Alan Cumming, Elisabeth Shue, Austin Stowell, Eric Christian Olsen, Natalie Morales ..
Directed by: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Release date: 2017-09-05
5.

Detroit

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.

Starring: John Boyega, Will Poulter, John Krasinski, Anthony Mackie, Algee Smith, Jason Mitchell, Hannah Murray, Jack Reynor, Ben O'Toole, Jacob Latimore ..
Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow
Release date: 2017-07-28
6.

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 civilazation 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: 2017-03-15
7.

First They Killed My Father

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

A 5-year-old girl embarks on a harrowing quest for survival amid the sudden rise and terrifying reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.

Starring: Sareum Srey Moch, Phoeung Kompheak, Sveng Socheata, Mun Kimhak, Heng Dara, Khoun Sothea, Sarun Nika, Run Malyna, Oun Srey Neang, Horm Chhora ..
Directed by: Angelina Jolie
Release date: 2017-02-18
8.

The Zookeeper's Wife

5.2
7.0/10 IMDB

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Daniel Brühl, Johan Heldenbergh, Michael McElhatton, Timothy Radford, Efrat Dor, Iddo Goldberg, Shira Haas, Val Maloku, Martha Issová ..
Directed by: Niki Caro
Release date: 2017-03-31
9.

The Death of Stalin

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

When tyrannical dictator Josef Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria, the sadistic secret police chief.

Starring: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine, Rupert Friend, Jason Isaacs, Olga Kurylenko, Michael Palin, Andrea Riseborough, Paul Chahidi, Dermot Crowley ..
Directed by: Armando Iannucci
Release date: 2017-10-20
10.

Goodbye Christopher Robin

5.2
7.1/10 IMDB

The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.

Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald, Will Tilston, Alex Lawther, Nico Mirallegro, Stephen Campbell Moore, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Geraldine Somerville, Richard McCabe ..
Directed by: Simon Curtis
Release date: 2017-09-29

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