Best History Movies of 2018

1.

The Favourite

6.2
7.6/10 IMDB

England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

Starring: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn, Mark Gatiss, Jenny Rainsford, James Smith, Tim Ingall, Lilly-Rose Stevens ..
Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos
Release date: 2018-11-23
2.

BlacKkKlansman

6.2
7.5/10 IMDB

Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

Starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace, Jasper Pääkkönen, Ryan Eggold, Paul Walter Hauser, Ashlie Atkinson, Corey Hawkins, Michael Buscemi ..
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 2018-07-30
3.

They Shall Not Grow Old

5.9
8.3/10 IMDB

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, and the end of the war.

Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 2018-12-17
4.

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

5.4
7.4/10 IMDB

Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.

Starring: Lily James, Jessica Brown Findlay, Matthew Goode, Michiel Huisman, Katherine Parkinson, Glen Powell, Tom Courtenay, Kit Connor, Penelope Wilton, Bronagh Gallagher ..
Directed by: Mike Newell
Release date: 2018-04-19
5.

Backstabbing for Beginners

3.9
6.2/10 IMDB

An idealistic young employee at the U.N. investigates the grizzly murder of his predecessor – and uncovers a vast global conspiracy that may involve his own boss.

Starring: Theo James, Jacqueline Bisset, Ben Kingsley, Rossif Sutherland, Brian Markinson, Rachel Wilson, Belcim Bilgin, Shauna MacDonald, Daniela Lavender, Aidan Devine ..
Directed by: Per Fly
Release date: 2018-01-18
6.

The 15:17 to Paris

3.9
5.2/10 IMDB

In August 2015, an ISIS terrorist boarded train #9364 from Brussels to Paris. Armed with an AK-47 and enough ammo to kill more than 500 people, the terrorist might have succeeded except for three American friends who refused to give in to fear. One was a college student, one was a martial arts enthusiast and airman first class in the U.S. Air Force, and the other was a member of the Oregon National Guard, and all three pals proved fearless as they charged and ultimately overpowered the gunman after he emerged from a bathroom armed and ready to kill.

Starring: Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler, Ray Corasani, Jenna Fischer, Judy Greer, Bryce Gheisar, Jaleel White, Tony Hale, P. J. Byrne ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 2018-02-02
7.

Blaze

3.7
6.6/10 IMDB

A re-imagining of the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music movement.

Starring: Ben Dickey, Alia Shawkat, Josh Hamilton, Charlie Sexton, Sam Rockwell, Steve Zahn, Wyatt Russell, Kris Kristofferson, Didi Costine, Ritchie Montgomery ..
Directed by: Ethan Hawke
Release date: 2018-08-17
8.

Peterloo

3.6
6.5/10 IMDB

An epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter’s Field in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest and most notorious episodes in British history. The massacre saw British government forces charge into a crowd of over 60,000 that had gathered to demand political reforms and protest against rising levels of poverty.

Starring: Maxine Peake, Pearce Quigley, Rory Kinnear, David Moorst, Rachel Finnegan, Tom Meredith, Simona Bitmate, Robert Wilfort, Karl Johnson, Kenneth Hadley ..
Directed by: Mike Leigh
Release date: 2018-11-01
Best History Movies of 2018 : Michael Palin in North Korea
9.

Michael Palin in North Korea

3.4
8.1/10 IMDB

When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met in May, the historic meeting made headlines around the world. By coincidence, the meeting coincided with another historic visit, with Michael Palin heading to North Korea for an “unprecedented” new series about the secretive nation. The new series had been in negotiations for two years, but the timing meant the Monty Python and Vanity Fair star was able to spend a week among the nation’s ordinary citizens, gauging their reaction to the news as part of the new documentary.

Starring: Michael Palin ..
Directed by: Neil Ferguson
Release date: 2018-09-20
10.

The Happy Prince

3.4
6.2/10 IMDB

In 1895, Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was the most famous writer in London, and Bosie Douglas, son of the notorious Marquess of Queensberry, was his lover. Accused and convicted of gross indecency, he was imprisoned for two years and subjected to hard labor. Once free, he abandons England to live in France, where he will spend his last years, haunted by memories of the past, poverty and immense sadness.

Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson, Colin Morgan, Edwin Thomas, John Standing, Tom Wilkinson, Béatrice Dalle, Anna Chancellor, Julian Wadham ..
Directed by: Rupert Everett
Release date: 2018-04-12

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