Vice (2018)

The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.

IMDB: 7.1

Director: Adam McKay

The Favourite (2018)

Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) go...

IMDB: 7.9

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

21 (2008)

Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cann...

IMDB: 6.8

Director: Robert Luketic

Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)

In 1950, amid-st the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, this little girl captures the...

IMDB: 8.8

Director: Can Ulkay

The Brawler (2019)

In 1975, a Bayonne, New Jersey underdog boxer gets a shot to fight the champ.

IMDB: 7.2

Director: Ken Kushner

Death of a Nation (2018)

This docudrama draws parallels between the dramatic fracturing of the nation over Abraham Lincoln's presidency and the presidency of Donald Trump.

IMDB: 4.9

Director: Dinesh D'Souza,Bruce Schooley

Outlaw King (2018)

A true David v Goliath story of how the great 14th Century Scottish 'Outlaw King' Robert The Bruce used cunning and bravery to defeat and repel the much larger and better equipped occupying English army.

IMDB: 7

Director: David Mackenzie

JFK (1991)

On November 22, 1963, president John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas. Lee Harvey Oswald is arrested for the crime and subsequently shot by Jack Ruby, supposedly avenging the president's death. An investigation concl...

IMDB: 8

Director: Oliver Stone

Gandhi (1982)

In 1893, Mohandas K. Gandhi is thrown off a South African train for being an Indian and traveling in a first class compartment. Gandhi realizes that the laws are biased against Indians and decides to start a non-violent...

IMDB: 8.1

Director: Richard Attenborough

Robin Hood The Rebellion (2018)

With his true love captured by the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham, the legendary Robin Hood and his crew of outlaws execute a daring rescue to save her.

IMDB: 6.4

Director: Nicholas Winter

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

Western Australia, 1931. Government policy includes taking half-caste children from their Aboriginal mothers and sending them a thousand miles away to what amounts to indentured servitude, "to save them from themselves."...

IMDB: 7.5

Director: Phillip Noyce

First Man (2018)

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

IMDB:

Director: Damien Chazelle

Backstabbing for Beginners (2018)

A young program coordinator at the United Nations stumbles upon a conspiracy involving Iraq's oil reserves.

IMDB: 5.8

Director: Per Fly

Les Misérables (1998)

Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.

IMDB: 7.5

Director: Bille August

Quest for Fire (1981)

Anthony Burgess created the primitive language for the early humans in this prehistoric adventure about a trio of warriors who travel the savanna, encountering sabre-toothed tigers, mammoths and cannibalistic tribes in s...

IMDB: 7.4

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Blood Road (2017)

The mysteries surrounding her father's death in the Vietnam war lead ultra-endurance mountain biker Rebecca Rusch on an emotional journey as she pedals 1200 miles of the Ho Chi Minh trail.

IMDB: 6.9

Director: Nicholas Schrunk

Mohawk (2017)

Late in the War of 1812, a young Mohawk woman and her two lovers battle a squad of American soldiers hell-bent on revenge.

IMDB: 4.4

Director: Ted Geoghegan

Chappaquiddick (2017)

Depicting Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.

IMDB: 5.9/10 from 219 Votes

Director: John Curran

Chavela (2017)

Through its lyrical structure, Chavela will take viewers on an evocative, thought-provoking journey through the iconoclastic life of game-changing artist Chavela Vargas. Centered around never before-seen interview footag...

IMDB: 7.8

Director: Catherine Gund,Daresha Kyi

The Big Short (2015)

Three separate but parallel stories of the U.S mortgage housing crisis of 2005 are told. Michael Burry, an eccentric ex-physician turned one-eyed Scion Capital hedge fund manager, has traded traditional office attire for...

IMDB: 7.8

Director: Adam McKay

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

In April 1805 during the Napoleonic Wars, H.M.S. Surprise, a British frigate, is under the command of Captain Jack Aubrey. Aubrey and the Surprise's current orders are to track and capture or destroy a French privateer n...

IMDB: 7.4

Director: Peter Weir

Cold Mountain (2003)

This Civil War saga addresses romance, friendship, and the ravages of war--both in the field and on the home front. Captures the horrors of war for both those fighting it, and for those left behind. This is a tale of hop...

IMDB: 7.2

Director: Anthony Minghella

10,000 BC (2008)

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter named D'Leh's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe. When a band of mysterious horse-riding warlords raid the Yaghal camp and kidnaps...

IMDB: 5.1

Director: Roland Emmerich

All the President's Men (1976)

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defens...

IMDB: 8

Director: Alan J. Pakula

King Arthur (2004)

Based on a more realistic portrayal of "Arthur" than has ever been presented onscreen. The film will focus on the history and politics of the period during which Arthur ruled -- when the Roman empire collapsed and skirmi...

IMDB: 6.3

Director: Antoine Fuqua

Spotlight (2015)

When the Boston Globe's tenacious "Spotlight" team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's re...

IMDB: 8.1

Director: Tom McCarthy

Public Enemies (2009)

This is the story of the last few years of the notorious bank robber John Dillinger. He loved what he did and could imagine little else that would make him happier. Living openly in 1930s Chicago, he had the run of the c...

IMDB: 7

Director: Michael Mann

Pompeii (2014)

Set in 79 A.D., POMPEII tells the epic story of Milo (Kit Harington), a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia (Emily Browning), the beautiful daughter of...

IMDB: 5.5

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us b...

IMDB: 7.9

Director: F. Gary Gray

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

The story of USSR's first nuclear ballistic submarine, which suffered a malfunction in its nuclear reactor on its maiden voyage in the North Atlantic in 1961. The submarine's crew, led by the unyielding Captain Alexi Vos...

IMDB: 6.7

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

American Sniper (2014)

Chris Kyle was nothing more than a Texan man who dreamed of becoming a cowboy, but in his thirties he found out that maybe his life needed something different, something where he could express his real talent, something...

IMDB: 7.3

Director: Clint Eastwood

6 Days (2017)

In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the S...

IMDB: 6.2

Director: Toa Fraser

Robin Hood (2010)

Birth of a legend. Following King Richard's death in France, archer Robin Longstride, along with Will Scarlett, Alan-a-Dale and Little John, returns to England. They encounter the dying Robert of Locksley, whose party wa...

IMDB: 6.7

Director: Ridley Scott

Dunkirk (2017)

Evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbor of Dunkirk, France, between May 26- June 04, 1940, during Battle...

IMDB: 8.1

Director: Christopher Nolan

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018)

In an age of mystery and superstition, how would the people of Gotham react to a weird creature of the night, a bat-garbed vigilante feared by the guilty and the innocent alike? The very first Elseworlds tale re-imagines...

IMDB: 6.9

Director: Sam Liu

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)

The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1972.

IMDB: 6.4

Director: Peter Landesman

12 Strong (2018)

The True Story of the Army's Special Forces "Green Berets", who within weeks responded to the 9-11 attack. Green Berets and AFSOC took over the country and allowed other Special Forces and the rest of the conventional mi...

IMDB: 7

Director: Nicolai Fuglsig

Alexander (2004)

Conquering 90% of the known world by the age of 25, Alexander the Great led his armies through 22,000 miles of sieges and conquests in just eight years. Coming out of tiny Macedonia(today part of Republic of Macedonia),...

IMDB: 5.6

Director: Oliver Stone

Anthropoid (2016)

ANTHROPOID is based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the World War II mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich. The Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler, Heydrich was the m...

IMDB: 7.2

Director: Sean Ellis

Enemy at the Gates (2001)

In World War II, the fall of Stalingrad will mean the collapse of the whole country. The Germans and Russians are fighting over every block, leaving only ruins behind. The Russian sniper Vassili Zaitsev stalks the German...

IMDB: 7.6

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud