Best History Movies of This Year (So Far)

1.

The Irishman

7.1
8.3/10 IMDB

Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Harvey Keitel, Joe Pesci, Bobby Cannavale, Ray Romano, Stephen Graham, Kathrine Narducci, J.C. MacKenzie, Craig Vincent ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 2019-11-01
2.

Ford v Ferrari

6.4
8.3/10 IMDB

American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

Starring: Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Jon Bernthal, Tracy Letts, Caitriona Balfe, Noah Jupe, Scott Rapp, Josh Lucas, Ray McKinnon, Stefania Spampinato ..
Directed by: James Mangold
Release date: 2019-11-13
3.

Apollo 11

5.8
8.2/10 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
4.

Downton Abbey

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance.

Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Laura Carmichael, Elizabeth McGovern, Phyllis Logan, Penelope Wilton, Brendan Coyle, Joanne Froggatt ..
Directed by: Michael Engler
Release date: 2019-09-12
5.

Hotel Mumbai

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

Mumbai, India, November 26, 2008. While several terrorists spread hatred and death through the city, others attack the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Both hotel staff and guests risk their lives, making unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and keep everyone safe while help arrives.

Starring: Armie Hammer, Dev Patel, Nazanin Boniadi, Jason Isaacs, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Anupam Kher, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Sachin Joab, Rodney Afif, Zenia Starr ..
Directed by: Anthony Maras
Release date: 2019-03-14
6.

Midway

5.3
6.9/10 IMDB

The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.

Starring: Luke Evans, Aaron Eckhart, Woody Harrelson, Patrick Wilson, Mandy Moore, Tadanobu Asano, Jun Kunimura, Nick Jonas, Etsushi Toyokawa, Dennis Quaid ..
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Release date: 2019-11-06
7.

The King

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton, Robert Pattinson, Ben Mendelsohn, Lily-Rose Depp, Tom Glynn-Carney, Sean Harris, Dean-Charles Chapman, Thomasin McKenzie, Edward Ashley ..
Directed by: David Michôd
Release date: 2019-10-11
8.

Dolemite Is My Name

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Wesley Snipes, Craig Robinson, Mike Epps, Keegan-Michael Key, Tituss Burgess, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Chris Rock, Aleksandar Filimonovi?, Ivo Nandi ..
Directed by: Craig Brewer
Release date: 2019-09-07
9.

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
10.

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

Also check Best history movies of 2018.

Check out our top containing the Best History Movies of This Year (So Far) - PickTheMovie.com. This top was obtained with our unique algorithm ordered by our unique ranking system.

tmdb