Best History Movies of 2017

1.

Detroit

6.0
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
2.

The Zookeeper's Wife

5.9
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
3.

The Death of Stalin

5.8
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
4.

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
5.

Battle of the Sexes

5.5
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
6.

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
7.

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
8.

Victoria & Abdul

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

Starring: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Tim Pigott-Smith, Eddie Izzard, Adeel Akhtar, Michael Gambon, Paul Higgins, Olivia Williams, Fenella Woolgar, Julian Wadham ..
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Release date: 2017-09-14
9.

1922

5.0
6.3/10 IMDB

A simple yet proud rancher conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to participate.

Starring: Thomas Jane, Neal McDonough, Molly Parker, Dylan Schmid, Kaitlyn Bernard, Brian d'Arcy James, Bob Frazer, Patrick Keating, Graeme Duffy, Bruce Blain ..
Directed by: Zak Hilditch
Release date: 2017-10-20
10.

The Wizard of Lies

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

A look behind the scenes at Bernie Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme, how it was perpetrated on the public and the trail of destruction it left in its wake, both for the victims and Madoff's family.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hank Azaria, Kristen Connolly, Lily Rabe, Alessandro Nivola, Kathrine Narducci, Nathan Darrow, Steve Coulter, Michael A. Goorjian ..
Directed by: Barry Levinson
Release date: 2017-05-21

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