Top rated practically non-existent movies that are also like a history lesson

Check out today’s highest ranked practically non-existent and like a history lesson movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are practically non-existent 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 10 2021

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

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2 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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3 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
    ascending
  3. Ranked #2 for
    indefatigable character

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4 The Irishman (2019)

Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.

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2019-11-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    masterful story
  2. Ranked #2 for
    snoozing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    absolutely nothing happening

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5 The Dig (2021)

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‎.

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2021-01-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly competent directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    romantic subplot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    first-rate acting

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6 The Lost City of Z (2016)

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

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2016-10-15 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stunningly shot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    mapped out
  3. Ranked #4 for
    characters existing in real life

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7 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

Mark Lee, Bill Kerr

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    definable cast
  2. Ranked #8 for
    lulling
  3. Ranked #12 for
    intensely moving

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8 1911 (2011)

At the beginning of the 20th century, China is in a state of crisis. The country is split into warring factions, the citizens are starving, and recent political reforms have made matters worse, not better. The ruling Qing Dynasty, led by a seven-year-old emperor, and his ruthless mother, Empress Dowager Longyu is completely out of touch after 250 years of unquestioned power. Huang Xing has recently returned from Japan, where he has studied the art of modern warfare. When he finds his country falling apart, he feels he has no choice but to pick up the sword.

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2011-07-03 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Jackie Chan, Li Bingbing

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    historically important
  2. Ranked #6 for
    historical point of view
  3. Ranked #7 for
    slice of history

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9 We Were Soldiers (2002)

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.

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2002-03-01 | Action / History

Cast

Mel Gibson, Greg Kinnear

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    honorable character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    realistic portrayal
  3. Ranked #2 for
    realistic depiction

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10 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 #4 for
    valiant character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fierce

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