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

20. Spartacus


best historical movies
Director – Stanley Kubrick
Cast – Charles Laughton, Kirk Douglas, Jean Simmons, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis, Peter Ustinov, Tony Curtis
IMDB Rating – 7.9
Rotten Tomatoes – 86%
Release Date – 6 October 1960
Box Office – $60 million
Genre – Adventure, Biography, Drama
Awards – Won 4 Oscars
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19. Titanic


best historical movies
Director – James Cameron
Cast – Kathy Bates, Leonardo DiCaprio, Billy Zane, Bernard Hill, Kate Winslet, Frances Fisher, Jonathan Hyde
IMDB Rating – 7.8
Rotten Tomatoes – 89%
Release Date – 18 November 1997
Box Office – $2.187 billion
Genre – Drama, Romance
Awards – Won 11 Oscars
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18. Judgment at Nuremberg


best historical movies
Director – Stanley Kramer
Cast – Marlene Dietrich, Richard Widmark, Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Judy Garland, Spencer Tracy
IMDB Rating – 8.2
Rotten Tomatoes – 90%
Release Date – 19 December 1961
Box Office – $10 million
Genre – Drama, War
Awards – Won 2 Oscars
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17. The Ten Commandments


best historical movies
Director – Cecil B. DeMille
Cast – Edward G. Robinson, Yul Brynner, Charlton Heston, Debra Paget, Anne Baxter, Yvonne De Carlo, John Derek
IMDB Rating – 7.9
Rotten Tomatoes – 97%
Release Date – 5 October 1956
Box Office – $122.7 million
Genre – Adventure, Drama
Awards – Won 1 Oscar
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16. The Untouchables


best historical movies
Director – Brian De Palma
Cast – Charles Martin Smith, Kevin Costner, Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Andy García
IMDB Rating – 7.9
Rotten Tomatoes – 81%
Release Date – 2 June 1987
Box Office – $106.2 million
Genre – Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards – Won 1 Oscar
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15. The Last Samurai


best historical movies
Director – Edward Zwick
Cast – Timothy Spall, Tom Cruise, Billy Connolly, Tony Goldwyn, Ken Watanabe, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tony Goldwyn
IMDB Rating – 7.7
Rotten Tomatoes – 66%
Release Date – 22 November 2003
Box Office – $456.8 million
Genre – Action, Drama, War
Awards – None
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14. Ip Man


best historical movies
Director – Wilson Yip
Cast – Lynn Hung, Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Fan Siu-wong, Gordon Lam, Chen Zhihui, Xing Yu, Chen Zhihui
IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 85%
Release Date – 12 December 2008
Box Office – $21,888,598
Genre – Action, Biography, Drama
Awards – None
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13. Apollo 13


best historical movies
Director – Ron Howard
Cast -Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Ed Harris, Kathleen Quinlan, Gary Sinise
IMDB Rating – 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 95%
Release Date – 22 June 1995
Box Office – $355.2 million
Genre – Adventure, Drama, History
Awards – Won 2 Oscars
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12. Hotel Rwanda


best historical movies
Director – Terry George
Cast – Sophie Okonedo, Don Cheadle, Nick Nolte, Joaquin Phoenix
IMDB Rating – 8.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 91%
Release Date – 22 December 2004
Box Office – $33.9 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – None
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11. Das Boot


best historical movies
Director – Wolfgang Petersen
Cast – Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Jürgen Prochnow
IMDB Rating – 8.4
Rotten Tomatoes – 98%
Release Date – 17 September 1981
Box Office – $84.9 million
Genre – Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Awards – None
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10. Downfall


best historical movies
Director – Oliver Hirschbiegel
Cast – Ulrich Matthes, Bruno Ganz, Corinna Harfouch, Juliane Köhler, Alexandra Maria Lara
IMDB Rating – 8.2
Rotten Tomatoes – 90%
Release Date – 8 September 2004
Box Office – $92.2 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – None
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9. Lawrence of Arabia


best historical movies
Director – David Lean
Cast – Jack Hawkins, Alec Guinness, José Ferrer, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Quayle
IMDB Rating – 8.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 98%
Release Date – 10 December 1962
Box Office – $70 million
Genre – Adventure, Biography, Drama
Awards – Won 7 Oscars
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8. 300


best historical movies
Director – Zack Snyder
Cast – Lena Headey, David Wenham, Gerard Butler, Dominic West
IMDB Rating – 7.7
Rotten Tomatoes – 60%
Release Date – 9 March 2007
Box Office – $456.1 million
Genre – Action, Drama, Fantasy
Awards – None
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7. The King’s Speech


best historical movies
Director – Tom Hooper
Cast – Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush, Timothy Spall, Colin Firth, Guy Pearce
IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 95%
Release Date – 26 November 2010
Box Office – $414.2 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – Won 4 Oscars
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6. Argo


best historical movies
Director – Ben Affleck
Cast – Bryan Cranston, Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Alan Arkin
IMDB Rating – 7.7
Rotten Tomatoes – 96%
Release Date – October 12, 2012
Box Office – $232.3 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, Thriller
Awards – Won 3 Oscars
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5. Ben-Hur


best historical movies
Director – William Wyler
Cast – Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Charlton Heston, Hugh Griffith, Stephen Boyd
IMDB Rating – 8.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 88%
Release Date – 18 November 1959
Box Office – $146.9 million
Genre – Adventure, Drama, History
Awards – Won 11 Oscars
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4. Braveheart


best historical movies
Director – Mel Gibson
Cast – Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Mel Gibson, Catherine McCormack
IMDB Rating – 8.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 77%
Release Date – 19 May 1995
Box Office – $210.4 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – Won 5 Oscars
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3. Saving Private Ryan


best historical movies
Director – Steven Spielberg
Cast – Tom Sizemore, Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Edward Burns
IMDB Rating – 8.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 93%
Release Date – 24 July 1998
Box Office – $481.8 million
Genre – Drama, War
Awards – Won 5 Oscars
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2. The Pianist


best historical movies
Director – Roman Polanski
Cast – Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Adrien Brody, Maureen Lipman
IMDB Rating – 8.5
Rotten Tomatoes – 95%
Release Date – 6 September 2002
Box Office – $120.1 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, Music
Awards – Won 3 Oscars
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1. Schindler’s List


best historical movies
Director – Steven Spielberg
Cast – Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall, Liam Neeson
IMDB Rating – 8.9
Rotten Tomatoes – 97%
Release Date – 30 November 1993
Box Office – $322.1 million
Genre – Biography, Drama, History
Awards – Won 7 Oscars
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This was our list of 100 Classic films about History. Which one do you think is awesome and deserves to crowned as the greatest Historical film of all time? Which historical movie, listed above, do you think dont deserve a spot in the list? Share your views below.