Best History Movies of 2020 (So Far)

1.

Hamilton

6.2
8.7/10 IMDB

Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.

Starring: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr., Renée Elise Goldsberry, Christopher Jackson, Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Jonathan Groff ..
Directed by: Thomas Kail
Release date: 2020-07-03
2.

Escape from Pretoria

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

South Africa, 1978. Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, two white political activists from the African National Congress imprisoned by the apartheid regime, put a plan in motion to escape from the infamous Pretoria Prison.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Ian Hart, Daniel Webber, Nathan Page, Mark Leonard Winter, Adam Ovadia, Ratidzo Mambo, Stephen Hunter, Jeanette Cronin, Adam Tuominen ..
Directed by: Francis Annan
Release date: 2020-03-06
3.

The Outpost

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of Kamdesh, as it was known, was the bloodiest American engagement of the Afghan War in 2009 and Bravo Troop 3-61 CAV became one of the most decorated units of the 19-year conflict.

Starring: Caleb Landry Jones, Orlando Bloom, Ernest Cavazos, Taylor John Smith, Cory Hardrict, Scott Eastwood, Milo Gibson, Bobby Lockwood, Jacob Scipio, Jack Kesy ..
Directed by: Rod Lurie
Release date: 2020-06-24
4.

Uncle Tom

4.7
9.4/10 IMDB

In a collection of intimate interviews with some of America's most provocative black conservative thinkers, Uncle Tom takes a unique look at being black in America. Featuring media personalities, ministers, civil rights activists, veterans, and a self-employed plumber, the film explores their personal journeys of navigating the world as one of America's most misunderstood political and cultural groups: The American Black Conservative. In this eye-opening film from Director Justin Malone and Executive Producer Larry Elder, Uncle Tom examines self-empowerment, individualism and rejecting the victim narrative. Uncle Tom shows us a different perspective of American History from this often ignored and ridiculed group.

Starring: Chad Jackson, Brandon Tatum, Candace Owens, Larry Elder, Jesse Lee Peterson, Allen West, Robert Woodson, Herman Cain, Carol Swain, Herman Cain ..
Directed by: Justin Malone
Release date: 2020-06-19
5.

Resistance

4.2
6.2/10 IMDB

The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Ed Harris, Edgar Ramírez, Clémence Poésy, Matthias Schweighöfer, Bella Ramsey, Géza Röhrig, Félix Moati, Vica Kerekes, Martha Issová ..
Directed by: Jonathan Jakubowicz
Release date: 2020-03-27
6.

Radioactive

3.9
6.2/10 IMDB

Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.

Starring: Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley, Anya Taylor-Joy, Aneurin Barnard, Simon Russell Beale, Peter Sztojanov Jr., Jonathan Aris, Corey Johnson, Tim Woodward, Harriet Turnbull ..
Directed by: Marjane Satrapi
Release date: 2020-03-11
7.

First Cow

3.9
7.1/10 IMDB

A taciturn loner and skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also seeking his fortune; soon the two collaborate on a successful business, although its longevity is reliant upon the clandestine participation of a nearby wealthy landowner’s prized milking cow.

Starring: John Magaro, Orion Lee, Clayton Nemrow, Todd A. Robinson, Alia Shawkat, René Auberjonois, Toby Jones, Ewen Bremner, Scott Shepherd, Lily Gladstone ..
Directed by: Kelly Reichardt
Release date: 2020-03-06
8.

Wasp Network

3.8
5.8/10 IMDB

Havana, Cuba, 1990. René González, an airplane pilot, unexpectedly flees the country, leaving behind his wife Olga and his daughter Irma, and begins a new life in Miami, where he becomes a member of an anti-Castro organization.

Starring: Edgar Ramírez, Pedro Pascal, Penélope Cruz, Wagner Moura, Gael García Bernal, Ana de Armas, Harlys Becerra, Julian Flynn, Gisela Chipe, Brannon Cross ..
Directed by: Olivier Assayas
Release date: 2020-01-29
9.

The Trial of the Chicago 7

3.6
7.6/10 IMDB

What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest—including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale—were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot and the trial that followed was one of the most notorious in history.

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Alex Sharp, Frank Langella, Mark Rylance, Jeremy Strong, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Noah Robbins, Max Adler ..
Directed by: Aaron Sorkin
Release date: 2020-09-25
10.

Misbehaviour

3.5
6.1/10 IMDB

A group of women involved in the Women's Liberation Movement hatched a plan to invade the stage and disrupt the live broadcast at the 1970 Miss World competition in London, resulting in overnight fame for the newly-formed organization. When the show resumed the results caused an uproar, turning the Western ideal of beauty on it's head.

Starring: Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessie Buckley, Lesley Manville, Rhys Ifans, Greg Kinnear, Phyllis Logan, John Sackville, Keeley Hawes, Suki Waterhouse ..
Directed by: Philippa Lowthorpe
Release date: 2020-03-12

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