Top rated barely coherent movies that are also like a history lesson

Check out today’s highest ranked barely coherent and like a history lesson movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are barely coherent and like a history lesson, 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 Jul 19 2021

1 The Iron Lady (2011)

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.

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2011-12-30 | History / Drama

Cast

Meryl Streep, Anthony Stewart Head

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cursory plot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    indefatigable character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    beyond boundaries

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2 Peterloo (2018)

An epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter’s Field in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest and most notorious episodes in British history. The massacre saw British government forces charge into a crowd of over 60,000 that had gathered to demand political reforms and protest against rising levels of poverty.

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2018-11-01 | History / Drama

Cast

Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    true representation
  2. Ranked #7 for
    slice of history
  3. Ranked #9 for
    deadly dull

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3 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
    more accurate
  2. Ranked #2 for
    captivating finish
  3. Ranked #2 for
    convincing performance

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4 Tesla (2020)

The story of the Promethean struggles of Nikola Tesla, as he attempts to transcend entrenched technology—including his own previous work—by pioneering a system of wireless energy that would change the world.

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2020-08-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Ethan Hawke, Eve Hewson

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    traditional narrative
  2. Ranked #2 for
    conventional narrative
  3. Ranked #4 for
    more engaging

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5 Mank (2020)

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

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2020-11-13 | Drama / History

Cast

Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    capturing the flavor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    experienced director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rough draft

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6 Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)

When a Greek fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander. The film is based on a novel about an Italian soldier's experiences during the Italian occupation of the Greek island of Cephalonia (Kefalonia), but Hollywood made it into a pure love story by removing much of the "unpleasant" stuff.

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2001-04-18 | Drama / History

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pleasing to the eyes
  2. Ranked #2 for
    impelling and reinforcing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    wonderful photography

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7 The 13th Warrior (1999)

A Muslim ambassador exiled from his homeland, Ahmad ibn Fadlan finds himself in the company of Vikings. While the behavior of the Norsemen initially offends ibn Fadlan, the more cultured outsider grows to respect the tough, if uncouth, warriors. During their travels together, ibn Fadlan and the Vikings get word of an evil presence closing in, and they must fight the frightening and formidable force, which was previously thought to exist only in legend.

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1999-08-13 | Adventure / History

Cast

Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    quite pleasing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    brutish
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fierce

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8 Vice (2018)

George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.

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2018-12-25 | Drama / History

Cast

Christian Bale, Amy Adams

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    political view
  2. Ranked #2 for
    grain of truth
  3. Ranked #2 for
    conservative

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9 Silence (2016)

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

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2016-12-22 | Drama / History

Cast

Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    religious angle
  2. Ranked #2 for
    spiritual belief
  3. Ranked #2 for
    master filmmaker

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10 The Last King (2016)

Norway, 1204. A civil war between the birkebeiners —the king's men— and the baglers —supporters of the Norwegian aristocracy and the Church— ravages the country. Two men must protect a baby, the illegitimate son of King Håkon, who will be the future king and peacemaker, from those who want to kill him.

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2016-02-12 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Jakob Oftebro, Kristofer Hivju

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    eerily beautiful
  2. Ranked #11 for
    polished look
  3. Ranked #18 for
    holding interest

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