Best History Movies of This Year (So Far)

1.

Judas and the Black Messiah

5.5
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
2.

The Courier

5.2
7.1/10 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
3.

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
4.

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
5.

12 Mighty Orphans

3.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Haunted by his mysterious past, a devoted high school football coach leads a scrawny team of orphans to the state championship during the Great Depression and inspires a broken nation along the way.

Starring: Luke Wilson, Vinessa Shaw, Wayne Knight, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Jake Austin Walker, Gavin Warren, Braden Balazik, Jack Doke, Nicholas Reed ..
Directed by: Ty Roberts
Release date: 2021-06-11
6.

9/11: Inside the President's War Room

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

Experience the events of September 11, 2001 through the eyes of President Bush and his closest advisors as they personally detail the crucial hours and key decisions from that historic day.

Starring: Jeff Daniels, George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Condoleezza Rice, Jeff Daniels, Colin Powell, Norman Mineta, Ari Fleischer, Joshua Bolten, Ted Olson ..
Directed by: Adam Wishart
Release date: 2021-08-31
7.

Dream Horse

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

The inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream and compete with the racing elites. Their investment pays off as Dream rises through the ranks and becomes a beacon of hope in their struggling community.

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: 2021-05-21
8.

The Girl Who Wore Freedom

3.8
7.9/10 IMDB

Discover the untold stories of D-Day from the men, women and children who lived through German occupation and Allied liberation of Normandy, France. Powerful and deeply personal, THE GIRL WHO WORE FREEDOM tells the stories of an America that lived its values, instilling pride in a country that's in danger of becoming a relic of the past.

Starring: Sharon Anderlik, Andy Barnett, Ceo E. Bauer, Eric Belloc, Daniele 'Dany' Patrix Boucherie, Flo Boucherie, Jean-Marie Boucherie, Sylvie Caillard, Valerie Gautier Cardin, David Chapman ..
Directed by: Christian Taylor
Release date: 2021-06-01
9.

Respect

3.7
6.6/10 IMDB

The rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.

Starring: Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Mary J. Blige, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Tate Donovan ..
Directed by: Liesl Tommy
Release date: 2021-08-12
10.

Worth

3.6
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

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