Best History Movies of 2018

1.

The Favourite

6.2
7.5/10 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.

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
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.

I Can Only Imagine

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

Growing up in Texas, Bart Millard suffers physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father. His childhood and relationship with his dad inspires him to write the hit song "I Can Only Imagine" as singer of the Christian band MercyMe.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Cloris Leachman, J. Michael Finley, Brody Rose, Madeline Carroll, Gianna Simone, Kevin Downes, Jason Burkey, Rhoda Griffis, Tanya Clarke ..
Directed by: Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin
Release date: 2018-02-14
6.

Mary Queen of Scots

5.3
6.3/10 IMDB

In 1561, Mary Stuart, widow of the King of France, returns to Scotland, reclaims her rightful throne and menaces the future of Queen Elizabeth I as ruler of England, because she has a legitimate claim to the English throne. Betrayals, rebellions, conspiracies and their own life choices imperil both Queens. They experience the bitter cost of power, until their tragic fate is finally fulfilled.

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Joe Alwyn, Guy Pearce, David Tennant, Jack Lowden, Maria Dragus, Eileen O'Higgins, Liah O'Prey, Izuka Hoyle ..
Directed by: Josie Rourke
Release date: 2018-12-07
7.

On the Basis of Sex

5.2
7.0/10 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
8.

12 Strong

5.2
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
9.

22 July

5.0
6.8/10 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
10.

Colette

5.0
6.7/10 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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