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Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also historical

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and historical movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and historical, 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 Jan 19 2021

1 Heaven's Gate (1980)

Harvard graduate James Averill is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners fight the immigrants with the help of Nathan Champion, a mercenary competing with Averill for the love of local madam Ella Watson. As the struggle escalates, Averill and Champion begin to question their decisions.

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1980-11-19 | Drama / Western

Cast

Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    entirely satisfying
  2. Ranked #1 for
    grand scale
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pretty picture

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2 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.

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2003-11-14 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    very well constructed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    realistic view
  3. Ranked #2 for
    impeccable directing

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3 Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

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2005-05-03 | Drama / Action

Cast

Orlando Bloom, Eva Green

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    technical perspective
  2. Ranked #1 for
    peaceful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pacifism

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4 Macbeth (2015)

Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.

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2015-08-16 | History / Drama

Cast

Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hoarse voice
  2. Ranked #2 for
    indecipherable
  3. Ranked #2 for
    interpretive concept

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5 Once Upon a Time in China (1991)

Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China.

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1991-08-15 | Action / Drama

Cast

Jet Li, Yuen Biao

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    truly epic
  2. Ranked #5 for
    new wave
  3. Ranked #5 for
    enormously talented

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6 Les Misérables (2012)

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.

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2012-12-18 | History / Drama

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely fantastic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with miserable life
  3. Ranked #1 for
    remarkably well-done

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7 Inglourious Basterds (2009)

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.

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2009-08-18 | Drama / Action

Cast

Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    punchy dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for questioning
  3. Ranked #1 for
    good story

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8 There Will Be Blood (2007)

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California. Using his son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely riveting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sheerly brilliant directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    testy

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9 De-Lovely (2004)

From Paris to Venice to Broadway to Hollywood, the lives of Cole Porter and his wife, Linda were never less than glamorous and wildly unconventional. And though Cole's thirst for life strained their marriage, Linda never stopped being his muse, inspiring some of the greatest sons of the twentieth century.

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2004-07-02 | Drama / Music

Cast

Kevin Kline, Ashley Judd

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    musically talented actor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    creative genius
  3. Ranked #1 for
    memorable tune

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10 National Treasure (2004)

Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie in secret clues embedded in the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and Gates is in a race to find the gold before his enemies do.

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2004-11-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mild entertainment
  2. Ranked #1 for
    national treasure
  3. Ranked #1 for
    enjoyable romp

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