Best History Movies of This Year (So Far)

1.

Escape From Pretoria

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

South Africa, 1978. Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, two white political activists from the African National Congress imprisoned by the apartheid regime, put a plan in motion to escape from the infamous Pretoria Prison…

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Ian Hart, Daniel Webber, Nathan Page, Mark Leonard Winter, Adam Ovadia, Ratidzo Mambo, Stephen Hunter, Jeanette Cronin, Adam Tuominen ..
Directed by: Francis Annan
Release date: 2020-03-06
2.

Resistance

3.6
6.0/10 IMDB

The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Ed Harris, Edgar Ramírez, Clémence Poésy, Matthias Schweighöfer, Bella Ramsey, Géza Röhrig, Félix Moati, Vica Kerekes, Martha Issová ..
Directed by: Jonathan Jakubowicz
Release date: 2020-03-27
3.

Misbehaviour

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

A group of women hatch a plan to disrupt the 1970 Miss World beauty competition in London.

Starring: Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessie Buckley, Lesley Manville, Rhys Ifans, Greg Kinnear, Phyllis Logan, John Sackville, Keeley Hawes, Suki Waterhouse ..
Directed by: Philippa Lowthorpe
Release date: 2020-03-12
4.

First Cow

3.2
7.1/10 IMDB

A taciturn loner and skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also seeking his fortune; soon the two collaborate on a successful business, although its longevity is reliant upon the clandestine participation of a nearby wealthy landowner’s prized milking cow.

Starring: John Magaro, Orion Lee, Clayton Nemrow, Todd A. Robinson, Alia Shawkat, René Auberjonois, Toby Jones, Ewen Bremner, Scott Shepherd, Lily Gladstone ..
Directed by: Kelly Reichardt
Release date: 2020-03-06
Best History Movies of This Year: Radioactive
5.

Radioactive

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.

Starring: Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley, Anya Taylor-Joy, Aneurin Barnard, Simon Russell Beale, Peter Sztojanov Jr., Jonathan Aris, Corey Johnson, Tim Woodward, Harriet Turnbull ..
Directed by: Marjane Satrapi
Release date: 2020-03-11
6.

Dream Horse

2.5
5.8/10 IMDB

A barmaid recruits her husband and a group of others to assist her in training a racehorse in the Welsh countryside.

Starring: Toni Collette, Damian Lewis, Owen Teale, Joanna Page, Nicholas Farrell, Siân Phillips, Karl Johnson, Peter Davison, Raj Paul, Jo Wheatley ..
Directed by: Euros Lyn
Release date: 2020-04-17
7.

The Legion

2.2
3.3/10 IMDB

Noreno, a half-Roman, is entrusted with the mission of crossing the snowy mountains of Armenia, swarming with Parthian patrols, to seek help for his slowly dying men.

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Bai Ling, Joaquim de Almeida, Vladimir Kulich, Maksim Matveev, Bosco Hogan, Redmond Michael, Ciaran O'Grady, Tristan McConnell, Mark Aaron ..
Directed by: Jose Magan
Release date: 2020-05-08
8.

Jesus

2.0
2.9/10 IMDB

From the bustling streets of Jerusalem to the raging Sea of Galilee, join Peter, Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene, and a multitude of others as they journey alongside the most famous person ever to walk the earth. Witness the most miraculous events in history as Jesus sets sail with fishermen, challenges the Pharisees, befriends the outcasts, and heals the hurting. The lives he touches will never be the same. Filmed in front of a live audience, Sight & Sound's spectacular original production has been experienced by over one million people live on stage.

Release date: 2020-04-10
Best History Movies of This Year: Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band
9.

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band

1.6
7.2/10 IMDB

It will tell the story of a group that went from backing up Bob Dylan to become one of the most influential groups of its era.

Starring: Robbie Robertson, Martin Scorsese, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel, Van Morrison, Ronnie Hawkins, Taj Mahal ..
Directed by: Daniel Roher
Release date: 2020-02-21
Best History Movies of This Year: Adventures of a Mathematician
10.

Adventures of a Mathematician

1.6
7.2/10 IMDB

The warmhearted story of Polish immigrant and mathematician Stan Ulam, who moved to the U.S. in the 1930s. Stan deals with the difficult losses of family and friends all while helping to create the hydrogen bomb and the first computer.

Starring: Philippe T?oki?ski, Esther Garrel, Sam Keeley, Joel Basman, Fabian Koci?cki, Ryan Gage, Sabin Tambrea, Mateusz Wi?c?awek, James Sobol Kelly, Alberto Ruano ..
Directed by: Thorsten Klein
Release date: 2020-01-05

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