Top rated sustaining tension movies with history buff

Check out today’s highest ranked sustaining tension movies with history buff! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best sustaining tension movies with history buff, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Mr. Jones (2019)

In 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travels to Ukraine, where he experiences the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet secret service who are determined to prevent news about the catastrophe from getting out. Stalin’s forced collectivisation of agriculture has resulted in misery and ruin—the policy is tantamount to mass murder.

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2019-10-03 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

James Norton, Vanessa Kirby

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    like a history lesson
  2. Ranked #2 for
    idealism
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sharply contrasting imagery

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2 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 6.019
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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
    act of cruelty

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3 Valkyrie (2008)

Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a central player, he finds himself tasked with both leading the coup and personally killing the Führer.

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2008-12-25 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh

Rating

rating icon 6.932
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #79 for
    history buff
  2. Ranked #87 for
    life and limb story
  3. Ranked #129 for
    with cockney accent

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4 God's Crooked Lines (2022)

Alice Gould, a private investigator, pretends to be mentally ill in order to enter a psychiatric hospital and gather evidence for the case she is working on: the death of a patient in unclear circumstances.

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2022-10-06 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Bárbara Lennie, Eduard Fernández

Rating

rating icon 7.353
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    messing with head
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sane character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mentally disturbed

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5 The Dead Center (2019)

When a mysterious "John Doe" wakes up in a morgue and wanders into a psychiatric ward, a devoted doctor and curious medical examiner must slowly uncover dark and sinister secrets about the man that reveal a more horrifying truth than they could have ever imagined.

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2019-10-11 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Shane Carruth, Poorna Jagannathan

Rating

rating icon 5.622
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    truly terrified
  2. Ranked #2 for
    convincing manner
  3. Ranked #2 for
    source of evil

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6 The Prototype (2022)

A government agent stumbles upon an alien conspiracy to conquer Earth. Using a blue liquid created by the aliens to make soldiers stronger, he becomes The Prototype-the only hope for mankind.

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2022-02-25 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Victoria De Mare, Theresa Tilly

Rating

rating icon 4.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    drawn in
  2. Ranked #1 for
    impressive
  3. Ranked #1 for
    intellectually stimulating

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7 7500 (2019)

When terrorists try to seize control of a Berlin-Paris flight, a soft-spoken young American co-pilot struggles to save the lives of the passengers and crew while forging a surprising connection with one of the hijackers.

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2019-12-26 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Omid Memar

Rating

rating icon 6.128
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    realistic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most realistic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    white-knuckled

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8 Ford v Ferrari (2019)

American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

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2019-11-13 | Drama / Action

Cast

Christian Bale, Matt Damon

Rating

rating icon 8.005
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    exciting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dead-on
  3. Ranked #1 for
    spot-on acting

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9 Anthropoid (2016)

In December 1941, Czech soldiers Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich.

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2016-08-12 | History / Thriller

Cast

Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy

Rating

rating icon 7.126
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #108 for
    life and limb story
  2. Ranked #121 for
    chivalry
  3. Ranked #131 for
    history buff

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10 Fanny Lye Deliver'd (2019)

On an isolated English farm in 1657, Fanny lives a quiet life with her oppressive husband John and their young son. One day their life is rocked with the arrival of young couple Thomas and Rebecca who claim to have been robbed and need a place to stay. But are these strangers really who they say they are?

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2019-10-10 | Drama / History

Cast

Maxine Peake, Charles Dance

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    two thumbs up
  2. Ranked #1 for
    crescendo
  3. Ranked #1 for
    shattering climax

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