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Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also historically accurate

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and historically accurate movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable 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 Nov 24 2020

1 Apocalypto (2006)

Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.

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2006-12-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Rudy Youngblood, Raoul Max Trujillo

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gratuitous violence
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extremely gore
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extremely violent

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2 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 #2 for
    rather silly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    old fashioned entertainment
  3. Ranked #2 for
    less plausible

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3 The Da Vinci Code (2006)

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

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2006-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less than impressive
  2. Ranked #2 for
    lively pace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    source of entertainment

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4 Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)

A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.

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2014-02-07 | Animation / Adventure

Cast

Ty Burrell, Max Charles

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    highly intelligent
  2. Ranked #9 for
    aimed for children
  3. Ranked #11 for
    enjoyable romp

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5 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
    good story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    almost comical
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most thrilling

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6 The Man from Earth (2007)

An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.

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2007-06-10 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

David Lee Smith, Tony Todd

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deeply thinking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    leaning forward
  3. Ranked #1 for
    leaving imprint

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7 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
    fleshing out
  2. Ranked #2 for
    historical point of view
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sheer spectacle

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8 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
    razor-thin
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cliche dialogue

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9 Red Tails (2012)

The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.

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2012-01-19 | Drama / Action

Cast

Bryan Cranston, David Oyelowo

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    life and limb story
  2. Ranked #9 for
    aerial photography
  3. Ranked #11 for
    one-dimensional villain

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10 Australia (2008)

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin by Japanese forces firsthand.

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2008-11-18 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    rugged
  2. Ranked #5 for
    unwieldy
  3. Ranked #6 for
    one-dimensional villain

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