Best History Movies of This Year (So Far)

1.

Apollo 11

5.9
8.3/10 IMDB

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.

Starring: Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins, Walter Cronkite ..
Directed by: Todd Douglas Miller
Release date: 2019-03-01
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2.

The Professor and the Madman

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Natalie Dormer, Ioan Gruffudd, Jeremy Irvine, Brendan Patricks, Adam Fergus, Jennifer Ehle, Brian Fortune, Aidan McArdle ..
Directed by: Farhad Safinia
Release date: 2019-03-07
3.

Fyre

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

He promised supermodels and yachts, but delivered tents and cheese sandwiches. How one man engineered a music festival disaster.

Starring: Billy McFarland, Ja Rule, Jason Bell, Gabrielle Bluestone, Shiyuan Deng, Michael Ciccarelli, Mdavid Low, Samuel Krost, Andy King, J.R. ..
Directed by: Chris Smith
Release date: 2019-01-18
4.

The Dirt

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

The story of Mötley Crüe and their rise from the Sunset Strip club scene of the early 1980s to superstardom.

Starring: Douglas Booth, Machine Gun Kelly, Iwan Rheon, Daniel Webber, Tony Cavalero, Rebekah Graf, Pete Davidson, Christian Gehring, Elena Evangelo, Joe Chrest ..
Directed by: Jeff Tremaine
Release date: 2019-03-22
5.

Tolkien

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

England, early 20th century. The future writer and philologist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) and three of his schoolmates create a strong bond between them as they share the same passion for literature and art, a true fellowship that strengthens as they grow up, but the outbreak of World War I threatens to shatter it.

Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Genevieve O'Reilly, Colm Meaney, Tom Glynn-Carney, Craig Roberts, Anthony Boyle, Patrick Gibson, Laura Donnelly, Derek Jacobi ..
Directed by: Dome Karukoski
Release date: 2019-05-03
6.

The Red Sea Diving Resort

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Sudan, East Africa, 1980. A team of Israeli Mossad agents plans to rescue and transfer thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel. To do so, and to avoid raising suspicions from the inquisitive and ruthless authorities, they establish as a cover a fake diving resort by the Red Sea.

Starring: Chris Evans, Haley Bennett, Ben Kingsley, Michiel Huisman, Alessandro Nivola, Michael Kenneth Williams, Greg Kinnear, Alona Tal, Chris Chalk, Mark Ivanir ..
Directed by: Gideon Raff
Release date: 2019-07-28
7.

Hustlers

4.6
6.6/10 IMDB

A crew of savvy former strip club employees band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

Starring: Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B, Mercedes Ruehl, Lili Reinhart, Keke Palmer, Julia Stiles, Trace Lysette, Mette Towley, Lizzo ..
Directed by: Lorene Scafaria
Release date: 2019-09-12
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8.

The Current War

4.1
6.3/10 IMDB

Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Katherine Waterston, Tom Holland, Matthew Macfadyen, Tuppence Middleton, Damien Molony, Conor MacNeill, Celyn Jones ..
Directed by: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Release date: 2019-07-26
9.

The Best of Enemies

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Centers on the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater, an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis, a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the racially-charged summer of 1971. The incredible events that unfolded would change Durham and the lives of Atwater and Ellis forever.

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, Anne Heche, Wes Bentley, Bruce McGill, Nick Searcy, John Gallagher Jr., Babou Ceesay ..
Directed by: Robin Bissell
Release date: 2019-04-05
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10.

Judy

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

Starring: Renée Zellweger, Rufus Sewell, Finn Wittrock, Michael Gambon, Jessie Buckley, Bella Ramsey, John Dagleish, Gemma-Leah Devereux, Tim Ahern, Bentley Kalu ..
Directed by: Rupert Goold
Release date: 2019-09-27

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