Top rated better-paced movies that are also historically important

Check out today’s highest ranked better-paced and historically important movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are better-paced and historically important, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Red Tails (2012)

The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.

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2012-01-19 | Drama / Action

Cast

Bryan Cranston, David Oyelowo

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    full glory
  2. Ranked #8 for
    gallant
  3. Ranked #9 for
    banal dialogue

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2 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
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slice of history
  2. Ranked #3 for
    like a history lesson
  3. Ranked #4 for
    recreating

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3 The Scarlet and the Black (1983)

Fr. Hugh O'Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a Catholic country prevents Colonel Kappler from openly arresting him, but O'Flaherty's activities become so large that the Nazi's decide to assassinate him the next time he leaves the Vatican. O'Flaherty continues his work in a variety of disguises. Based on a true story. Written by John Vogel

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1983-02-02 | Drama / History

Cast

Gregory Peck, Christopher Plummer

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    arch enemy
  2. Ranked #4 for
    historical interest
  3. Ranked #7 for
    fully rounded

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4 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
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    true representation
  2. Ranked #2 for
    historical significance
  3. Ranked #5 for
    building momentum

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5 Padmaavat (2018)

Rajputana, India, 13th century. The tyrannical usurper Alauddin Khilji, sultan of Delhi, becomes obsessed with Queen Padmavati, wife of King Ratan Singh of Mewar, and goes to great lengths to satisfy his greed for her.

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2018-01-25 | Drama / History

Cast

Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visually delightful
  2. Ranked #2 for
    visual feast
  3. Ranked #2 for
    visual extravaganza

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6 King Arthur (2004)

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, Lucius Artorius Castus is the historical person behind the legend.

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2004-07-07 | Adventure / War

Cast

Clive Owen, Ioan Gruffudd

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    stuff of legend
  2. Ranked #3 for
    for historical research
  3. Ranked #4 for
    historically accurate

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7 Snowden (2016)

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

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2016-09-15 | Drama / History

Cast

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    dramatized
  2. Ranked #11 for
    law abiding character
  3. Ranked #19 for
    valuable insight

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8 Cromwell (1970)

Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.

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1970-09-16 | Drama / History

Cast

Richard Harris, Alec Guinness

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    incorruptible character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    excellently portrayal
  3. Ranked #2 for
    historical point of view

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9 Marie Antoinette (2006)

The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.

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2006-05-24 | Drama / History

Cast

Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    extravagant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous set
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ostentatious

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10 Pearl Harbor (2001)

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

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2001-05-21 | War / History

Cast

Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    historically accurate
  2. Ranked #7 for
    more accurate
  3. Ranked #8 for
    triangular plot

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