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Top rated utterly implausible movies that are also like a history lesson

Check out today’s highest ranked utterly implausible and like a history lesson movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are utterly implausible 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 Dec 01 2020

1 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 #2 for
    more accurate
  2. Ranked #2 for
    did their homework
  3. Ranked #2 for
    historical point of view

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2 Windtalkers (2002)

Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" - one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.

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2002-06-14 | Drama / Action

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    history buff
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ridiculously over the top
  3. Ranked #2 for
    razor-thin

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3 Ip Man 2 (2010)

Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong. Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the troubled youth of Hong Kong. His growing reputation soon brings challenges from powerful enemies, including pre-eminent Hung Gar master, Hung Quan.

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2010-04-21 | Action / History

Cast

Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    exponent cast
  2. Ranked #6 for
    teaching tool
  3. Ranked #7 for
    riled up

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4 The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson , the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.

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1957-10-02 | Drama / History

Cast

William Holden, Alec Guinness

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    sheer visual
  2. Ranked #4 for
    deservedly won awards
  3. Ranked #6 for
    determined

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5 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 #2 for
    alternate history
  2. Ranked #3 for
    realistic portrayal
  3. Ranked #3 for
    excellently portrayal

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6 The Way Back (2010)

At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag—to take a perilous and uncertain journey to freedom as they cross deserts, mountains and several nations.

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2010-09-03 | Drama / Adventure

Cast

Colin Farrell, Ed Harris

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    realistic portrayal
  2. Ranked #6 for
    extending beyond
  3. Ranked #7 for
    exquisitely shot

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7 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
    quite convincing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ennobled characters
  3. Ranked #2 for
    very convincing

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8 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
    nasal voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    weak link in cast
  3. Ranked #2 for
    more than satisfactory

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9 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 #2 for
    utterly boring
  2. Ranked #4 for
    practically non-existent
  3. Ranked #5 for
    historical interest

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10 The Patriot (2000)

After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, America, against the British, Benjamin reluctantly returns to his old life to protect his son.

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2000-06-28 | Drama / History

Cast

Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    true representation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    one-dimensional
  3. Ranked #2 for
    embodiment of evil

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