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 May 03 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
    humanized
  3. Ranked #2 for
    indefatigable character

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2 W. (2008)

The story of the eventful life of George W. Bush—his struggles and triumphs, how he found both his wife and his faith—and the critical days leading up to his decision to invade Iraq.

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2008-10-17 | Drama / History

Cast

Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    surprisingly sympathetic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sympathetic portrayal
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fair and balanced

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3 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
    like a history lesson
  3. Ranked #8 for
    booming voice

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4 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
    alternate history
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brilliant casting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more accurate

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5 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 | History / Drama

Cast

Ethan Hawke, Eve Hewson

Rating

rating icon 6.2

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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6 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
    eagerly awaited
  3. Ranked #1 for
    experienced director

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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
    brutish
  2. Ranked #3 for
    valiant character
  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
    conservative
  2. Ranked #2 for
    grain of truth
  3. Ranked #3 for
    political view

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9 The Promise (2016)

Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, a love triangle develops between Mikael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated artist Ana, and Chris, a renowned American journalist based in Paris.

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2016-12-02 | History / Romance

Cast

Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    harsh truth
  2. Ranked #2 for
    brilliant acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    enormous

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10 Redbad (2018)

In the year of 754 AD, during a time of epic battles and bloodshed, the legend of the pagan warrior king, Rebad, is born, but so is a new weapon against his people: Christianity. Redbad must ultimately unite a Viking army powerful enough to defeat the seemingly invincible Franks.

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2018-06-28 | Adventure / History

Cast

Jonathan Banks, Lisa Smit

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    historical significance
  2. Ranked #7 for
    showy acting
  3. Ranked #10 for
    startling image

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