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10 Historical Movies That Will Open Your Eyes And Mind

If you want to see a good movie that will stimulate the mind of thinking, a film which you can start a discussion and long will leave question marks and without sleep, time to historical drama genre.

Is there better stories from real ones? They cause tears and emotions that keep you deep down, inspiring you with film content.These 10 films are the perfect shot, excellent scripts with even better actors in the leading roles laced with incredible music:

1.Agora (2009)

Historical drama whose action takes place in Egypt during the Roman rule.The spotlight is Hypatia of Alexandria, an ancient philosopher, mathematician and scientist, considered the first woman with great services in areas such as physics, mathematics,philosophy and astronomy.

2.The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

Robert Ford, who’s idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.

3.Che (2008)

Benicio Del Toro portrays the image of the Marxist revolutionary and one of the leaders of the Cuban revolution, Ernesto Che Guevara.He is one of the key figures in the revolution of Fidel Castro, the film follows the mobilization of the army in 1956 against the regime of the dictator Batista.

4.Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Alarming story that follows the life of Paul Rusesabagina, He is  hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

5.Selma (2014)

“A dream can change the world” True story showing the dream of Martin Luther King and the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965, in order to ensure equal voting rights for African Americans.

6.King Arthur (2004)

The story of King Arthur and the knights of the round table from a another point of view, Clive Owen and Keira Knightley in the lead roles. A complete package that offers drama, action and adventure.

7.Lincoln (2012)

Daniel Day-Lewis appears in the role of one of the most beloved American presidents of all time, Abraham Lincoln.The story follows the Civil War or the fight on the ground, as well as enemies in the cabinet abd about his decision to liberate the slave’s.

8.Malcolm X (1992)

Older, but excellent autobiographical movie that follows the life of the controversial and influential leader, activist and campaigner for the rights of Afro Americans.The movie begins with memories of childhood, chronologically following his development and his  ups and downs over the years.

9.The Flowers of War (2011)

Wonderful Chinese-American historical drama laced with romance and excitement. Once a group of women to flee American John Miller (Christian Bale) during the Nanking massacre in 1937, he is trying to save women and take them to safety, pretending to be a priest.

10.The Kings Speech (2010)

Spectacular cinematic achievement that follows the true story of the King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, George VI and his stuttering problem.Once he feel the uncertainty and embarrassment over the issue of speaking in public, he would seek help from a speech therapist who helps him overcome any uncertainties, making him worthy of the throne.