Top rated heady movies with a historical point of view

Check out today’s highest ranked heady movies with a historical point of view! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best heady movies with a historical point of view, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)

What was supposed to be a peaceful protest turned into a violent clash with the police. What followed was one of the most notorious trials in history.

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2020-09-25 | Drama / History

Cast

Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen

Rating

rating icon 7.706
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  1. Ranked #1 for
    depicting social justice
  2. Ranked #2 for
    excellent casting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    slice of history

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2 Marighella (2021)

Afro-Brazilian poet and politician, the legendary Carlos Marighella. Driven to fight against the erosion of civil and human rights following the CIA-backed military coup of 1964 and the brutal, racist right-wing dictatorship that followed, the revolutionary leaves behind his wife and son to take up arms, becoming a notorious enemy to the power structure.

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2021-01-29 | Drama / History

Cast

Seu Jorge, Bruno Gagliasso

Rating

rating icon 7.628
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    national hero
  2. Ranked #1 for
    reconstituting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    idealized

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3 Apollo 11 (2019)

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.

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2019-03-01 | Documentary / History

Cast

Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin

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rating icon 7.845
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    great cinematic achievement
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gobsmacked
  3. Ranked #1 for
    directorial achievement

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4 Argentina, 1985 (2022)

In the 1980s, a team of lawyers takes on the heads of Argentina's bloody military dictatorship in a battle against odds and a race against time.

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2022-09-29 | Drama / History

Cast

Ricardo Darín, Peter Lanzani

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for historical research
  2. Ranked #1 for
    practically flawless
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nearly perfect

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5 Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers on the orders of FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends—falling for a fellow revolutionary en route—a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.

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2021-02-12 | Drama / History

Cast

Lakeith Stanfield, Daniel Kaluuya

Rating

rating icon 7.352
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    impactful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    electrifying
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ably played

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6 The East (2021)

A young Dutch soldier deployed to suppress post-WWII independence efforts in the Netherlands’ colony of Indonesia finds himself torn between duty and conscience when he joins an increasingly ruthless commander’s elite squad.

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2021-08-13 | War / Drama

Cast

Martijn Lakemeier, Marwan Kenzari

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    room for improvement
  2. Ranked #2 for
    historical point of view
  3. Ranked #3 for
    accurate

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7 The Endless Trench (2019)

A small village in Huelva, Andalusia, Spain, 1936. Higinio and Rosa have been married only for a few months when the Civil War breaks out. Higinio, being afraid of possible reprisals from the rebel faction, decides to use a hole dug in his own house as a temporary hideout.

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2019-10-31 | Drama / History

Cast

Antonio de la Torre, Belén Cuesta

Rating

rating icon 6.859
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    never-ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pacifism
  3. Ranked #2 for
    endless

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8 Farha (2021)

Palestine, 1948. After the withdrawal of the British occupiers, tensions rise between Arabs and Jews. Meanwhile, Farha, the smart daughter of the mayor of a small village, unaware of the coming tragedy, dreams of going to study in the big city.

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2021-09-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Ashraf Barhom, Karam Taher

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    vivid portrayal
  2. Ranked #1 for
    honest portrayal
  3. Ranked #1 for
    immensely powerful

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9 Emily (2022)

The imagined life of one of the world’s most famous authors, Emily Brontë, as she finds her voice and writes the literary classic Wuthering Heights. Explore the relationships that inspired her – her raw, passionate sisterhood with Charlotte and Anne; her first aching, forbidden love for Weightman and her care for her maverick brother whom she idolises.

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2022-10-14 | History / Drama

Cast

Emma Mackey, Fionn Whitehead

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hurried
  2. Ranked #1 for
    disapproving character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    literary genius

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10 The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940s, the government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming to stop her from singing her controversial ballad, "Strange Fruit."

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2021-03-31 | Music / Drama

Cast

Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes

Rating

rating icon 6.59
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    simply outstanding
  2. Ranked #1 for
    splendid performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    quite remarkable

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