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

60. Frost/Nixon


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Director – Ron Howard
Cast – Kevin Bacon, Rebecca Hall, Michael Sheen, Frank Langella
IMDB Rating – 7.7
Rotten Tomatoes – 93%
Release Date – 5 December 2008
Box Office – $27.4 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – None
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59. The Last Temptation of Christ


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Director – Martin Scorsese
Cast – Barbara Hershey, Harvey Keitel, Harry Dean Stanton, Willem Dafoe
IMDB Rating – 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 80%
Release Date – 12 August 1988
Box Office – $8.9 million
Genre – Drama
Awards – None
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58. Flags of Our Fathers


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Director – Clint Eastwood
Cast – Jesse Bradford, Ryan Phillippe, Adam Beach
IMDB Rating – 7.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 73%
Release Date – 20 October 2006
Box Office – $65.9 million
Genre – Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards – None
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57. Woodstock


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Director – Michael Wadleigh
Cast – Joan Baez, Richie Havens, Roger Daltrey
IMDB Rating – 8.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 100%
Release Date – 26 March 1970
Box Office – $50 million
Genre – Documentary, History, Music
Awards – Won 1 Oscar
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56. Seabiscuit


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Director – Gary Ross
Cast – Chris Cooper, Tobey Maguire, Elizabeth Banks, Jeff Bridges
IMDB Rating – 7.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 77%
Release Date – 25 July 2003
Box Office – $148.3 million
Genre – Drama, History, Sport
Awards – None
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55. Munich


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Director – Steven Spielberg
Cast – Ciarán Hinds, Daniel Craig, Eric Bana, Mathieu Kassovitz
IMDB Rating – 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes –78%
Release Date – 23 December 2005
Box Office – $130.4 million
Genre – Drama, History, Thriller
Awards – None
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54. Mutiny on the Bounty


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Director – Lewis Milestone, Carol Reed
Cast – Trevor Howard, Richard Harris, Marlon Brando
IMDB Rating – 7.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 72%
Release Date – 8 November 1962
Box Office – $13.6 million
Genre – Adventure, Drama, History
Awards – None
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53. Good Night, and Good Luck.


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Director – George Clooney
Cast – George Clooney, David Strathairn, Jeff Daniels, Patricia Clarkson, Robert Downey, Jr.
IMDB Rating – 7.5
Rotten Tomatoes – 93%
Release Date – 16 September 2005
Box Office – $56.5 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – None
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52. Miracle


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Director – Gavin O’Connor
Cast – Ross Greenburg, Mark Ciardi, Justis Greene, Gordon Gray, Greg O’Connor
IMDB Rating – 7.5
Rotten Tomatoes – 80%
Release Date – 6 February 2004
Box Office – $64.5 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – None
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51. Red Cliff


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Director – John Woo
Cast – Chang Chen, Tony Leung, Zhang Fengyi, Zhao Wei, Takeshi Kaneshiro
IMDB Rating – 7.4
Rotten Tomatoes – 91%
Release Date – 30 June 2008
Box Office – $250.1 million
Genre – Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards – None
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50. The Battle of Algeris


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Director – Gillo Pontecorvo
Cast – Tommaso Neri, Saadi Yacef, Jean Martin, Brahim Haggiag
IMDB Rating – 8.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 99%
Release Date – 8 September 1966
Box Office – $879,794
Genre – Drama, War
Awards – None
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49. Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan


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Director – Sergei Bodrov
Cast – Chuluuny Khulan, Sun Honglei, Tadanobu Asano, Amadu Mamadakov
IMDB Rating – 7.2
Rotten Tomatoes – 86%
Release Date – 20 September 2007
Box Office – $26.5 million
Genre – Action, Adventure, Biography
Awards – None
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48. Little Big Man


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Director – Arthur Penn
Cast – Martin Balsam, Dustin Hoffman, Chief Dan George, Faye Dunaway
IMDB Rating – 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 96%
Release Date – 14 December 1970
Box Office – $31,559,552
Genre – Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards – None
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47. Tora! Tora! Tora!


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Director – Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda
Cast – Sō Yamamura, Joseph Cotten, Martin Balsam, Tatsuya Mihashi, James Whitmore, E. G. Marshall
IMDB Rating – 7.5
Rotten Tomatoes – 55%
Release Date – 23 September 1970
Box Office – $29.5 million
Genre – Action, Drama, History
Awards – Won 1 Oscar
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46. The Queen


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Director – Stephen Frears
Cast – James Cromwell, Helen McCrory, Michael Sheen, Helen Mirren
IMDB Rating – 7.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 97%
Release Date – 15 September 2006
Box Office – $123.4 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – Won 1 Oscar
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45. The Lion In Winter


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Director – Anthony Harvey
Cast – Katharine Hepburn, Peter O’Toole, John Castle, Anthony Hopkins
IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 92%
Release Date – 30 October 1968
Box Office – $22.3 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – Won 3 Oscars
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44. The Right Stuff


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Director – Philip Kaufman
Cast – Ed Harris, Scott Glenn, Lance Henriksen, Charles Frank, Dennis Quaid, Fred Ward, Scott Paulin
IMDB Rating – 7.9
Rotten Tomatoes – 98%
Release Date – 21 October 1983
Box Office – $21.1 million
Genre – Adventure, Biography, Drama
Awards – Won 4 Oscars
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43. The Killing Fields


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Director – Roland Joffé
Cast – Dr. Haing S. Ngor, Sam Waterston, John Malkovich, Craig T. Nelson
IMDB Rating – 7.9
Rotten Tomatoes – 93%
Release Date – 2 November 1984
Box Office – $34.7 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – Won 3 Oscars
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42. The Mission


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Director – Roland Joffé
Cast – Jeremy Irons, Robert De Niro
IMDB Rating – 7.5
Rotten Tomatoes – 64%
Release Date – 31 October 1986
Box Office – $17.2 million
Genre – Adventure, Drama, History
Awards – Won 1 Oscar
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41. The Longest Day


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Director – Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Darryl F. Zanuck, Bernhard Wicki, Gerd Oswald
Cast – Robert Mitchum, Sean Connery, Richard Todd, John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Richard Burton
IMDB Rating – 7.8
Rotten Tomatoes – 91%
Release Date – 25 September 1962
Box Office – $50.1 million
Genre – Action, Drama, History
Awards – Won 2 Oscars
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