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
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2.

First Man

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Corey Stoll, Kyle Chandler, Jason Clarke, Shea Whigham, Christopher Abbott, Brian d'Arcy James, Pablo Schreiber, Patrick Fugit ..
Directed by: Damien Chazelle
Release date: 2018-10-11
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3.

Vice

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.

Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Sam Rockwell, Steve Carell, Don McManus, Alison Pill, Tyler Perry, Kirk Bovill, LisaGay Hamilton, Bill Pullman ..
Directed by: Adam McKay
Release date: 2018-12-25
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4.

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
5.

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
6.

On the Basis of Sex

5.1
6.9/10 IMDB

Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of sex discrimination.

Starring: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Jack Reynor, Kathy Bates, Sam Waterston, Stephen Root, Cailee Spaeny, Francis X. McCarthy, Amanda MacDonald ..
Directed by: Mimi Leder
Release date: 2018-12-25
7.

12 Strong

5.1
6.6/10 IMDB

A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña, Trevante Rhodes, Navid Negahban, Geoff Stults, Thad Luckinbill, Austin Stowell, Ben O'Toole, Jack Kesy ..
Directed by: Nicolai Fuglsig
Release date: 2018-01-16
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8.

22 July

5.0
6.7/10 IMDB

In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.

Starring: Anders Danielsen Lie, Ola G. Furuseth, Jon Øigarden, Anneke von der Lippe, Trygve Svindland, Trim Balaj, Pål Espen Kilstad, Håkon Smeby, Endre Hellestveit, Øystein Martinsen ..
Directed by: Paul Greengrass
Release date: 2018-10-10
9.

Outlaw King

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.

Starring: Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh, Tony Curran, Billy Howle, Callan Mulvey, Steven Cree, Daniel Campbell, Niall Greig Fulton, Stephen Dillane ..
Directed by: David Mackenzie
Release date: 2018-11-09
10.

Colette

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as Willy, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels.

Starring: Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Fiona Shaw, Denise Gough, Aiysha Hart, Eleanor Tomlinson, Ray Panthaki, Robert Pugh, Karen Gagnon, Caroline Boulton ..
Directed by: Wash Westmoreland
Release date: 2018-09-21

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