Best History Movies of 2021

1.

The Last Duel

6.3
7.4/10 IMDB

King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire, Jacques Le Gris, by challenging him to a duel.

Starring: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Jodie Comer, Adam Driver, Harriet Walter, Nathaniel Parker, Brian F. Mulvey, Ian Pirie, Sam Hazeldine, Michael McElhatton ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 2021-10-13
2.

King Richard

5.9
7.6/10 IMDB

The story of how Richard Williams served as a coach to his daughters Venus and Serena, who will soon become two of the most legendary tennis players in history.

Starring: Will Smith, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Aunjanue Ellis, Jon Bernthal, Liev Schreiber, Susie Abromeit, Dylan McDermott, Judith Chapman, Katrina Begin ..
Directed by: Reinaldo Marcus Green
Release date: 2021-11-18
3.

Judas and the Black Messiah

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers on the orders of FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends—falling for a fellow revolutionary en route—a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.

Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders, Algee Smith, Graham Lutes, Martin Sheen, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Dominique Thorne ..
Directed by: Shaka King
Release date: 2021-02-12
4.

The Courier

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley, Merab Ninidze, Angus Wright, Kirill Pirogov, Iva Šindelková, Vladimir Chuprikov, James Schofield, Fred Haig ..
Directed by: Dominic Cooke
Release date: 2021-03-18
5.

Spencer

5.1
6.8/10 IMDB

During her Christmas holidays with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, Diana decides to leave her marriage to Prince Charles.

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Jack Farthing, Sally Hawkins, Sean Harris, Timothy Spall, Thomas Douglas, Olga Hellsing, Matthias Wolkowski, Oriana Gordon, Ryan Wichert ..
Directed by: Pablo Larraín
Release date: 2021-11-04
6.

The Dig

5.0
7.1/10 IMDB

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future?.

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Carey Mulligan, Lily James, Johnny Flynn, Ken Stott, Monica Dolan, Ben Chaplin, Arsher Ali, Chris Wilson, Eileen Davies ..
Directed by: Simon Stone
Release date: 2021-01-14
7.

Worth

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers what life is worth.

Starring: Michael Keaton, Stanley Tucci, Amy Ryan, Tate Donovan, Talia Balsam, Laura Benanti, Bruce Soscia, Marc Maron, Gayle Rankin, Shunori Ramanathan ..
Directed by: Sara Colangelo
Release date: 2021-07-21
8.

Being the Ricardos

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Follows Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz as they face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, J.K. Simmons, Nina Arianda, Tony Hale, Alia Shawkat, Jake Lacy, Clark Gregg, Nelson Franklin, John Rubinstein ..
Directed by: Aaron Sorkin
Release date: 2021-12-10
9.

The United States vs. Billie Holiday

4.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940's, the government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming to stop her from singing her controversial ballad, "Strange Fruit."

Starring: Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes, Garrett Hedlund, Melvin Gregg, Natasha Lyonne, Tyler James Williams, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Rob Morgan, Miss Lawrence, Evan Ross ..
Directed by: Lee Daniels
Release date: 2021-03-31
10.

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

4.3
6.8/10 IMDB

The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain, whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public's perception of cats forever.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy, Andrea Riseborough, Toby Jones, Stacy Martin, Sharon Rooney, Hayley Squires, Aimee Lou Wood, Adeel Akhtar, Julian Barratt ..
Directed by: Will Sharpe
Release date: 2021-10-21

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