Best History Movies of 2010

1.

The King's Speech

6.6
8.0/10 IMDB

The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.

Starring: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall, Michael Gambon, Jennifer Ehle, Derek Jacobi, Freya Wilson, Ramona Marquez ..
Directed by: Tom Hooper
Release date: 2010-09-06
2.

The Pacific

5.9
8.3/10 IMDB

A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers" telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.

Release date: 2010-03-15
3.

The Way Back

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Dejan Angelov, Drago? Bucur, Ed Harris, Jim Sturgess, Saoirse Ronan, Mark Strong, Alexandru Potocean, Gustaf Skarsgård, Sebastian Urzendowsky ..
Directed by: Peter Weir
Release date: 2010-09-03
4.

Made in Dagenham

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.

Starring: Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Geraldine James, Simon Nehan, Andrea Riseborough, Jaime Winstone, Lorraine Stanley, Nicola Duffett, Matthew Aubrey ..
Directed by: Nigel Cole
Release date: 2010-09-11
Best History Movies of 2010 : The Pillars of the Earth
5.

The Pillars of the Earth

5.0
8.1/10 IMDB

The Pillars of the Earth is an eight-part 2010 TV miniseries, adapted from Ken Follett's novel of the same name.

Release date: 2010-07-23
6.

The Bang Bang Club

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

In the early to mid '90s, when the South African system of apartheid was in its death throes, four photographers - Greg Marinovich, Kevin Carter, Ken Oosterbroek and João Silva - bonded by their friendship and a sense of purpose, worked together to chronicle the violence and upheaval leading up to the 1994 election of Nelson Mandela as president. Their work is risky and dangerous, potentially fatally so, as they thrust themselves into the middle of chaotic clashes between forces backed by the government (including Inkatha Zulu warriors) and those in support of Mandela's African National Congress.

Starring: Malin Åkerman, Ryan Phillippe, Taylor Kitsch, Frank Rautenbach, Neels Van Jaarsveld, Russel Savadier, Ashley Friedlander, Patrick Lyster, Nelson Mandela, Lika Berning ..
Directed by: Steven Silver
Release date: 2010-09-15
7.

The Conspirator

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.

Starring: James McAvoy, Robin Wright, Evan Rachel Wood, Kevin Kline, Alexis Bledel, Justin Long, Tom Wilkinson, Norman Reedus, Toby Kebbell, Jonathan Groff ..
Directed by: Robert Redford
Release date: 2010-09-10
8.

The Wolfman

4.8
5.8/10 IMDB

Lawrence Talbot, an American man on a visit to Victorian London to make amends with his estranged father, gets bitten by a werewolf and, after a moonlight transformation, leaves him with a savage hunger for flesh.

Starring: Benicio del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Hugo Weaving, Cristina Contes, David Sterne, Elizabeth Croft, Simon Merrells, Art Malik, Asa Butterfield ..
Directed by: Joe Johnston
Release date: 2010-02-11
Best History Movies of 2010 : Les Misérables in Concert - The 25th Anniversary
9.

Les Misérables in Concert - The 25th Anniversary

4.6
8.8/10 IMDB

This concert, recorded to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the landmark musical Les Miserables, gathers the casts of the show's 2010 original production at the Queen's Theatre, the 1985 original production by the London company, and the 2010 production at the Barbican together for one performance. Together with talents like Michael Ball, Hadley Fraser, and John Owen-Jones, the performers present the play's musical numbers in a semi-theatrical style, fully costumed and with all the emotion of the musical's heyday.

Starring: Alfie Boe, Norm Lewis, Matt Lucas, Jenny Galloway, Lea Salonga, Samantha Barks, Katie Hall, Ramin Karimloo, Earl Carpenter, Hadley Fraser ..
Directed by: Nick Morris
Release date: 2010-10-03
10.

Black Death

4.5
6.4/10 IMDB

As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are charged by the church to investigate. Their journey is filled with danger, but it's upon entering the village that their true horror begins.

Starring: Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Carice van Houten, Kimberley Nixon, John Lynch, Tim McInnerny, Andy Nyman, Daniel Steiner, David Warner, Tobias Kasimirowicz ..
Directed by: Christopher Smith
Release date: 2010-06-07

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