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Top rated with large gap movies that are also historically important

Check out today’s highest ranked with large gap and historically important movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are with large gap and historically important, 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 Mar 01 2021

1 Alexander (2004)

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.

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2004-11-21 | War / History

Cast

Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unwieldy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    disjointed narrative
  3. Ranked #1 for
    growling voice

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2 Steve Jobs (2015)

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

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2015-10-09 | Drama / History

Cast

Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    short-tempered character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    cinematically brilliant
  3. Ranked #2 for
    work in progress

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3 Glory (1989)

Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.

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1989-12-15 | Drama / History

Cast

Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wonderful script
  2. Ranked #1 for
    great supporting cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bravura directing

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4 The Iron Lady (2011)

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.

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2011-12-30 | History / Drama

Cast

Meryl Streep, Anthony Stewart Head

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    profound impact
  2. Ranked #1 for
    electrifying performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cursory plot

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5 Vice (2018)

George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.

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2018-12-25 | Drama / History

Cast

Christian Bale, Amy Adams

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comedic elements
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fascinating study
  3. Ranked #2 for
    like sour grape

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6 The Grandmaster (2013)

Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man moves to Hong Kong and struggles to provide for his family. In the mean time, Gong Er chooses the path of vengeance after her father was killed by Ma San.

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2013-01-10 | Action / Drama

Cast

Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Zhang Ziyi

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unsurpassed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    esoteric
  3. Ranked #2 for
    visually striking

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7 Sweet Country (2018)

It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like, Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works the land of a kind preacher, Fred Smith. After an ill-tempered bully arrives in town and Kelly kills him in self-defence, he and his wife go on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down.

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2018-01-25 | Drama / History

Cast

Hamilton Morris, Bryan Brown

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dialectic
  2. Ranked #2 for
    visually impressive
  3. Ranked #3 for
    historically important

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8 12 Years a Slave (2013)

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

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2013-10-18 | Drama / History

Cast

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    great story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    experienced director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    historically important

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9 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
    duty-bound character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    completely blown away
  3. Ranked #1 for
    baritone voice

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10 Gandhi (1982)

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive resistance', endeavouring to win freedom for his people without resorting to bloodshed.

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1982-11-30 | Drama / History

Cast

Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    true representation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cultural icon
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deservedly won awards

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