Best History Movies of 2017

1.

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
2.

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
3.

Papillon

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld, is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, where he forges a strong friendship with Louis Dega, a counterfeiter who needs his protection.

Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek, Eve Hewson, Roland Møller, Tommy Flanagan, Michael Socha, Ian Beattie, Yorick van Wageningen, Joel Basman, Nina Seni?ar ..
Directed by: Michael Noer
Release date: 2017-09-07
4.

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
5.

My Friend Dahmer

4.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Jeffrey Dahmer struggles with a difficult family life as a young boy. During his teenage years he slowly transforms, edging closer to the serial killer he was to become.

Starring: Ross Lynch, Alex Wolff, Anne Heche, Dallas Roberts, Vincent Kartheiser, Tommy Nelson, Harrison Holzer, Miles Robbins, Liam Koeth, Katie Stottlemire ..
Directed by: Marc Meyers
Release date: 2017-11-03
6.

Churchill

4.5
6.4/10 IMDB

A ticking-clock thriller following Winston Churchill in the 24 hours before D-Day.

Starring: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, Julian Wadham, Richard Durden, Ella Purnell, James Purefoy, Danny Webb, Jonathan Aris, George Anton ..
Directed by: Jonathan Teplitzky
Release date: 2017-05-25
7.

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House

4.5
6.4/10 IMDB

The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Diane Lane, Maika Monroe, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Julian Morris, Josh Lucas, Tony Goldwyn, Kate Walsh, Michael C. Hall, Marton Csokas ..
Directed by: Peter Landesman
Release date: 2017-09-28
8.

Newsies: The Broadway Musical

4.4
8.5/10 IMDB

The rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged 'newsies,' who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. When publishing titans raise distribution prices at the newsboys' expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies newsies from across the city to strike and take a stand for what's right.

Starring: Jeremy Jordan, Ben Fankhauser, Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Steve Blanchard, Aisha de Haas, Ethan Steiner, Ben Cook, Sky Flaherty, Jordan Samuels ..
Directed by: Brett Sullivan, Jeff Calhoun, Richard J. Hinds
Release date: 2017-02-16
9.

LA 92

4.3
8.2/10 IMDB

Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, LA 92 immerses viewers in that tumultuous period through stunning and rarely seen archival footage.

Starring: Rodney King, Tom Brokaw, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Ted Koppel, Edward James Olmos, Maxine Waters, Tom Bradley, Danny Bakewell Sr., Soon Ja Du ..
Directed by: T.J. Martin, Daniel Lindsay
Release date: 2017-04-28
Best History Movies of 2017 : The Story of O.J.
10.

The Story of O.J.

3.8
8.3/10 IMDB

This is not the story of O. J. Simpson, but a clip by JAY-Z. An animated one, that takes inspiration on some old cartoon’s, criticizes some, and above all tells a message against racism while putting in lyric some facts about Jay life.

Release date: 2017-05-18

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