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100+ Best Historical Movies Of All Time On Netflix (2020)

80. Rabbit-Proof Fence


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Director – Phillip Noyce
Cast – David Gulpilil, Everlyn Sampi, Kenneth Branagh
IMDB Rating – 7.4
Rotten Tomatoes – 87%
Release Date – 4 February 2002
Box Office – $16.2 Million
Genre – Adventure, Biography, Drama
Awards – None
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79. Henry V


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Director – Kenneth Branagh
Cast – Paul Scofield, Derek Jacobi, Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Alec McCowen, Christian Bale, Judi Dench
IMDB Rating – 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 100%
Release Date – 6 October 1989
Box Office – $10.2 million
Genre – Action, Biography, Drama
Awards – Won 1 Oscar
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78. Kon-tiki


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Director – Espen Sandberg, Joachim Rønning
Cast – Tobias Santelmann, Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Odd-Magnus Williamson, Gustaf Skarsgård
IMDB Rating – 7.2
Rotten Tomatoes – 81%
Release Date – 24 August 2012
Box Office – $22.8 million
Genre – Adventure, History
Awards – None
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77. The Badder Meinhof Complex


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Director – Uli Edel
Cast – Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek
IMDB Rating – 7.4
Rotten Tomatoes – 85%
Release Date – 16 September 2008
Box Office – $16,498,827
Genre – Action, Biography, Crime
Awards – None
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76. KageMusha


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Director – Akira Kurosawa
Cast – Tatsuya Nakadai
IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 87%
Release Date – April 1980
Box Office – $4,000,000
Genre – Drama, History, War
Awards – None
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75. Gettysburg


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Director – Ronald F. Maxwell
Cast – Martin Sheen, Tom Berenger, Jeff Daniels, Kevin Conway, Maxwell Caulfield, C. Thomas Howell
IMDB Rating – 7.7
Rotten Tomatoes – 80%
Release Date – 8 October 1993
Box Office – $12.7 million
Genre – Drama, History, War
Awards – None
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74. A Man for All Seasons


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Director – Robert Bolt
Cast – Paul Scofield, Orson Welles, Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Susannah York, Robert Shaw
IMDB Rating – 7.8
Rotten Tomatoes – 82%
Release Date – 12 December 1966
Box Office – $28.4 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – Won 6 Oscars
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73. Milk


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Director – Gus Van Sant
Cast – Josh Brolin, Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Victor Garber, Diego Luna, Joseph Cross, Alison Pill
IMDB Rating – 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 93%
Release Date – 20 February 2009
Box Office – $54.6 million
Genre – Biography, Drama
Awards – Won 2 Oscars
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72. Come and See


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Director – Elem Klimov
Cast – Olga Mironova, Aleksei Kravchenko
IMDB Rating – 8.2
Rotten Tomatoes – 96%
Release Date – 27 September 1985
Box Office – $1 Million
Genre – Drama, War
Awards – None
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71. The Flowers of War


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Director – Zhang Yimou
Cast – Christian Bale, Zhang Xinyi, Ni Ni, Shigeo Kobayashi, Tong Dawei, Atsuro Watabe, Cao Kefan
IMDB Rating – 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 42%
Release Date – 16 December 2011
Box Office – $95,311,434
Genre – Drama, History, Romance
Awards – None
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70. Andrei Rublev


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Director – Andrei Tarkovsky
Cast – Ivan Lapikov, Nikolai Sergeyev, Nikolai Grinko, Anatoly Solonitsyn, Irma Raush, Nikolai Burlyayev
IMDB Rating – 8.2
Rotten Tomatoes – 95%
Release Date – December 1966
Box Office – $1 Mollion
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – None
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69. Inherit the Wind


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Director – Stanley Kramer
Cast – Fredric March, Spencer Tracy, Harry Morgan, Dick York, Donna Anderson, Gene Kelly
IMDB Rating – 8.2
Rotten Tomatoes – 92%
Release Date – November 1960
Box Office – $2,000,000
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – None
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68. The Wind that Shakes the Barley


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Director – Ken Loach
Cast – Orla Fitzgerald, Cillian Murphy, Liam Cunningham, Padraic Delaney
IMDB Rating – 7.5
Rotten Tomatoes – 89%
Release Date – 23 June 2006
Box Office – $25.7 million
Genre – Drama, War
Awards – None
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67. A Bridge Too Far


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Director – Richard Attenborough
Cast – Sean Connery, Dirk Bogarde, James Caan, Edward Fox, Robert Redford, Michael Caine, Edward Fox
IMDB Rating – 7.4
Rotten Tomatoes – 59%
Release Date – 15 June 1977
Box Office – $50.7 million
Genre – Drama, History, War
Awards – None
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66. The Young Victoria


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Director – Jean-Marc Vallée
Cast – Mark Strong, Rupert Friend, Thomas Kretschmann, Emily Blunt, Jim Broadbent, Julian Glover, Paul Bettany
IMDB Rating – 7.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 77%
Release Date – 6 March 2009
Box Office – $31,878,891
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – Won 1 Oscar
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65. Battleship Potemkin


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Director – Sergei Eisenstein
Cast -Vladimir Barksy, Aleksandr Antonov, Grigori Aleksandrov
IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 100%
Release Date – 24 December 1925
Box Office – $1 million
Genre – Drama, History
Awards – None
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64. Zulu


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Director – Cy Endfield
Cast – Ulla Jacobsson, Stanley Baker, James Booth, Jack Hawkins
IMDB Rating – 7.8
Rotten Tomatoes – 95%
Release Date – 22 January 1964
Box Office – $8 million
Genre – Drama, History, War
Awards – None
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63. Chariots of Fire


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Director – Hugh Hudson
Cast – Peter Egan, Alice Krige, Ian Charleson, Ben Cross, Brad Davis, Nigel Havers, Lindsay Anderson,Cheryl Campbell
IMDB Rating – 7.2
Rotten Tomatoes – 84%
Release Date – 4 June 1981
Box Office – $59 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards – Won 4 Oscars
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62. The Passion of Joan Arc


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Director – Carl Theodor Dreyer
Cast – Eugène Silvain, Maurice Schutz, Renée Jeanne Falconetti, André Berley
IMDB Rating – 8.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 98%
Release Date – 25 October 1928
Box Office – $1 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – None
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61. The Last King of Scotland


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Director – Kevin Macdonald
Cast – Kerry Washington, Forest Whitaker, Simon McBurney, James McAvoy
IMDB Rating – 7.7
Rotten Tomatoes – 87%
Release Date – 27 September 2006
Box Office – $48.4 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – Won 1 Oscar
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