10 Must-See Historical Movies

"Dunkirk" depicts the harrowing true story of British soldiers stranded during World War II, working together for survival. Starring Fionn Whitehead, Harry Styles, and a notable cast.


In the historical drama, Cate Blanchett portrays Queen Elizabeth I, navigating political challenges, romantic intrigue, and the responsibilities of the English throne. The film explores her journey to establish authority amid personal and political complexities.


Betrayed Roman General Maximus (Russell Crowe) transforms into a gladiator, seeking revenge for his family's murders. This action-packed film draws inspiration from real events in the 2nd-century Roman Empire.


Apollo 13 follows astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise on a tense mission to the moon in 1970. When an explosion occurs, they must navigate a perilous return to Earth, showcasing ingenuity and resilience in this gripping and suspenseful tale.

Apollo 13

After a brutal bear attack, fur trapper Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) fights for survival in the unforgiving wilderness. Using only nature's resources, he embarks on a harrowing journey to reunite with his companions. DiCaprio's stellar performance earned him his first Oscar.

The Revenant

Spotlight" uncovers the Catholic church abuse scandal through The Boston Globe team's investigation, featuring Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo. The stellar cast, including Rachel McAdams and Stanley Tucci, exposes a shocking cover-up.


Schindler's List portrays Oskar Schindler's courageous acts to save thousand Jewish refugees during the Holocaust. Starring Liam Neeson and Ralph Fiennes, the film is a poignant testament to human resilience.

Schindler's List

Based on true events, 'Argo' follows CIA specialist Tony Mendez's daring mission to rescue six Americans during the Iran hostage crisis. Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, and John Goodman lead this intense and suspenseful thriller.


Lincoln" delves into the final months of Abraham Lincoln's presidency, capturing his pivotal role in ending the Civil War and abolishing slavery. With a stellar cast, including Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field, the film provides a powerful portrayal of historical events.


Hacksaw Ridge" unfolds the remarkable true story of Desmond Doss, an American combat medic in World War II who, as a pacifist, refuses to bear arms. Starring Andrew Garfield, the film showcases Doss's extraordinary bravery amidst the chaos of Okinawa.

Hacksaw Ridge