Top rated awfully slow movies that are also historically accurate

Check out today’s highest ranked awfully slow and historically accurate movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are awfully slow and historically accurate, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update May 10 2021

1 The King (2019)

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.

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2019-10-11 | Drama / History

Cast

Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brilliant casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    alternate history
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more accurate

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2 The Dig (2021)

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.

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2021-01-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely first-rate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unpleasantly surprising
  3. Ranked #1 for
    historically important

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3 Hostiles (2017)

A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.

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2017-12-22 | Western / Drama

Cast

Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stunning landscape
  2. Ranked #2 for
    gorgeous landscape
  3. Ranked #2 for
    hostile

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4 Free State of Jones (2016)

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.

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2016-06-24 | Action / Drama

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    like a history lesson
  2. Ranked #2 for
    slice of history
  3. Ranked #2 for
    alternate history

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5 One Night in Miami... (2020)

In the aftermath of Cassius Clay's defeat of Sonny Liston in 1964, the boxer meets with Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown to change the course of history in the segregated South.

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2020-12-25 | Drama

Cast

Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    socially conscious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stagey acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for heated debate

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6 Loving (2016)

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

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2016-11-04 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    award-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    maintaining steady
  3. Ranked #2 for
    more interesting

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7 The Fencer (2015)

Fleeing from the Russian secret police, a young Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a physical education teacher at a local school. The past however catches up and puts him in front of a difficult choice.

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2015-03-13 | Drama / History

Cast

Märt Avandi, Ursula Ratasepp

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #11 for
    teaching tool
  2. Ranked #21 for
    good screenplay
  3. Ranked #26 for
    political context

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8 Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.

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2003-12-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    moody lighting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    visual beauty
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous cinematography

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9 Heaven's Gate (1980)

Harvard graduate James Averill is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners fight the immigrants with the help of Nathan Champion, a mercenary competing with Averill for the love of local madam Ella Watson. As the struggle escalates, Averill and Champion begin to question their decisions.

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1980-11-19 | Drama / Western

Cast

Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stretched to breaking point
  2. Ranked #2 for
    grandiose
  3. Ranked #3 for
    soporific

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10 Exit Humanity (2011)

A decade after the American Civil War, Edward Young returns home from a hunting trip to find a horrific reanimation of his wife and that their son Adam has disappeared. He must battle his way through an unexplainable outbreak of the walking dead.

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2011-10-16 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Stephen McHattie, Brian Cox

Rating

rating icon 5.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #11 for
    stream of consciousness
  2. Ranked #23 for
    omniscient
  3. Ranked #26 for
    very good

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