Top rated charming and charismatic movies that are also like a history lesson

Check out today’s highest ranked charming and charismatic and like a history lesson movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are charming and charismatic and like a history lesson, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Milk (2008)

The true story of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man ever elected to public office. In San Francisco in the late 1970s, Harvey Milk becomes an activist for gay rights and inspires others to join him in his fight for equal rights that should be available to all Americans.

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2008-11-05 | History / Drama

Cast

Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #7 for
    great acting
  3. Ranked #11 for
    superb supporting cast

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2 Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.

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2012-12-07 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Bill Murray, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    more intimate
  2. Ranked #10 for
    less compelling
  3. Ranked #10 for
    octave voice

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3 My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts (1999)

A personal interpretation of Norwegian history - starring a grandmother who during the Second World War loses her job ironing the King's shirts. Instead she gains access to the enemy's uniforms, and inspires her own brand of resistance fighters, the "Shirt Guerillas".

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1999-01-01 | Animation / War

Cast

Mag Ruffman

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #13 for
    most accurate depiction
  2. Ranked #26 for
    accurate depiction
  3. Ranked #26 for
    accurate picture

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4 Gallipoli (1981)

As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank—both agile runners—become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves part of the Dardanelles Campaign on the Gallipoli peninsula, a brutal eight-month conflict which pit the British and their allies against the Ottoman Empire and left over 500,000 men dead.

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1981-08-13 | War / Drama

Cast

Mel Gibson, Mark Lee

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    for in-depth study
  2. Ranked #8 for
    idealistic man
  3. Ranked #15 for
    disturbed man

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5 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 #10 for
    law abiding character
  3. Ranked #18 for
    valuable insight

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6 Lumumba (2000)

The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba. Using newly discovered historical evidence, Haitian-born and later Congo-raised writer and director Raoul Peck renders an emotional and tautly woven account of the mail clerk and beer salesman with a flair for oratory and an uncompromising belief in the capacity of his homeland to build a prosperous nation independent of its former Belgian overlords. Lumumba emerges here as the heroic sacrificial lamb dubiously portrayed by the international media and led to slaughter by commercial and political interests in Belgium, the United States, the international community, and Lumumba's own administration; a true story of political intrigue and murder where political entities, captains of commerce, and the military dovetail in their quest for economic and political hegemony.

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2000-05-13 | Drama / History

Cast

Ériq Ebouaney, Alex Descas

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    useful
  2. Ranked #4 for
    history buff
  3. Ranked #6 for
    saintly character

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7 Eddie the Eagle (2016)

The feel-good story of Michael 'Eddie' Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself—even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach, Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

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2016-02-26 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tenacious
  2. Ranked #2 for
    suddenly jumping
  3. Ranked #2 for
    indefatigable character

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8 Ip Man (2008)

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Directed by Wilson Yip, the film stars Donnie Yen in the lead role, and features fight choreography by Sammo Hung.

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2008-12-12 | Drama / Action

Cast

Donnie Yen, Simon Yam

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    exponent cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    realistic fight scenes
  3. Ranked #2 for
    absolute master

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9 The Gospel of John (2003)

A word for word depiction of the life of Jesus Christ from the Good News Translation Bible as recorded in the Gospel of John.

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2003-09-11 | Drama / History

Cast

Christopher Plummer, Henry Ian Cusick

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    omniscient
  2. Ranked #3 for
    teaching tool
  3. Ranked #5 for
    visual representation

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10 The Railway Man (2013)

A victim from World War II's "Death Railway" sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.

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2013-12-02 | Drama / History

Cast

Jeremy Irvine, Colin Firth

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    unforgivable
  2. Ranked #9 for
    sense of closure
  3. Ranked #10 for
    profound effect

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