Best History Movies of 2018

1.

Bohemian Rhapsody

6.8
7.9/10 IMDB

Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs become instant classics. When Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts to spiral out of control, Queen soon faces its greatest challenge yet – finding a way to keep the band together amid the success and excess.

Starring: Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Lucy Boynton, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander, Mike Myers, Allen Leech, Aaron McCusker ..
Directed by: Bryan Singer, Dexter Fletcher
Release date: 2018-10-24
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: 2018-08-09
3.

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
4.

First Man

5.9
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
5.

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
6.

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.

Starring: Thomas Adlam, William Argent, John Ashby ..
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 2018-11-11
7.

Outlaw King

5.6
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: 2018-09-06
8.

I Can Only Imagine

5.4
7.4/10 IMDB

10-year-old Bart Millard lives with his mother and abusive father Arthur in Texas. One day his mother drops him off at a Christian camp where he meets Shannon. Upon his return from camp, Bart finds his mother has left and movers are removing her belongings. He angrily confronts his father, who denies that his abusiveness was the reason she left. Years later, in high school, Bart and Shannon are dating. Bart plays football to please his father, but is injured, breaking both ankles and ending his career. The only elective with openings is music class, so he reluctantly signs up..

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
9.

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
10.

On the Basis of Sex

5.3
7.1/10 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

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