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Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also historically accurate

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and historically accurate movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and historically accurate, 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 Oct 21 2020

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
    beautifully put together
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more accurate
  3. Ranked #1 for
    excellently portrayal

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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
    masterly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    evoking
  3. Ranked #2 for
    superb cast

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3 Lincoln (2012)

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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2012-11-09 | History / Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    high-minded
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for political discussion

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4 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 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    leisurely pace
  2. Ranked #3 for
    lush photography
  3. Ranked #3 for
    brilliant photography

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5 The Passion of the Christ (2004)

A graphic portrayal of the last twelve hours of Jesus of Nazareth's life.

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2004-02-25 | Drama

Cast

Jim Caviezel, Maia Morgenstern

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    grateful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unrelieved
  3. Ranked #1 for
    honest portrayal

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6 Troy (2004)

In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnom to help him get her back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power. So they set off with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks to Troy. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans.

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2004-05-03 | Adventure / History

Cast

Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    valiant character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    noble
  3. Ranked #1 for
    buffed up

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7 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
    precise directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly improbable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mildly entertaining

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8 A Knight's Tale (2001)

William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it. He wins. With the other apprentices, he trains and assumes the title of Sir Ulrich von Lichtenstein.

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2001-05-11 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Heath Ledger, Rufus Sewell

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    just plain fun
  2. Ranked #1 for
    golden oldie
  3. Ranked #2 for
    breakthrough role

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9 Downfall (2004)

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

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2004-09-08 | Drama / History

Cast

Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    humanized
  2. Ranked #1 for
    vivid portrayal
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most chilling

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10 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 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

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

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