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Hollywood movies »  Best English Historical movies

History is always fun when narrated as a film. They are not only informative, but also entertainment and exciting. Based on popular voting, here’s a list of some of the best historical films of all times in Hollywood!

  • The King's Speech movie details

    The King's Speech user rating 4.28/54.28 / 5 (9 votes)

    Released on: 04 Mar 2011

    Genre: Biographical, Drama, Historical
    Director: Tom Hooper
    Cast: Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi and others

    Plot: King George VI, is plagued by a dreaded stammer and is considered unfit to be king. George engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist, Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, George is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country through war.full story

  • Schindler's List movie details

    Schindler's List user rating 4.125/54.125 / 5 (4 votes)

    Genre: Biographical, Drama, Historical
    Director: Steven Spielberg
    Cast: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes and others

    Plot: No synopsis availableAdd synopsis

  • The Social Network movie details

    The Social Network user rating 3.9/53.9 / 5 (10 votes)

    Released on: 12 Nov 2010

    Genre: Drama, Historical
    Director: David Fincher
    Cast: Andrew Garfield, Rooney Mara, Joseph Mazzello and others

    Plot: A story about the founders of the social-networking website, Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg, who conceived website; Eduardo Saverin, who provided the seed money; Sean Parker, who brought Facebook to Silicon Valley; and Winklevoss twins, who sued for stealing the idea.full story

  • War Horse movie details

    War Horse user rating 3.705/53.705 / 5 (66 votes)

    Released on: 10 Feb 2012

    Genre: Drama, Historical, War
    Director: Steven Spielberg
    Cast: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, Peter Mullan and others

    Plot: Albert, a son of a farmer, falls in love with a horse. It is brought to auction, where his father is the top bidder. Albert is thrilled but their purchase leaves them without money to pay the rent. Later his father sells the horse. Albert vows to find the horse and bring him home.full story

  • Seabiscuit movie details

    Seabiscuit user rating 3.6/53.6 / 5 (5 votes)

    Released on: 25 Jul 2003

    Genre: Drama, Historical, Sports
    Director: Gary Ross
    Cast: David McCullough, Jeff Bridges, Paul Vincent O`Connor and others

    Plot: No synopsis availableAdd synopsis

  • Enemy at the Gates movie details

    Enemy at the Gates user rating 3.5/53.5 / 5 (3 votes)

    Released on: 16 Mar 2001

    Genre: Action, Drama, Historical, Thriller
    Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud
    Cast: Jude Law, Rachel Weisz, Ed Harris and others

    Plot: No synopsis availableAdd synopsis

  • The Duchess movie details

    The Duchess user rating 3.355/53.355 / 5 (7 votes)

    Released on: 09 Oct 2009

    Genre: Biographical, Drama, Historical
    Director: Saul Dibb
    Cast: Keira Knightley, Charlotte Rampling, Ralph Fiennes and others

    Plot: Set at the end of the eighteenth century, The Duchess is the story of the beautiful and, glamorous Georgiana Spencer, the most fascinating woman of the age.

    While her beauty and charisma made her name, her extravagant tastes and appetite for gambling and love made her infamous. ...
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  • The Young Victoria movie details

    The Young Victoria user rating 3.25/53.25 / 5 (4 votes)

    Released on: 19 Mar 2010

    Genre: Drama, Historical, Romance
    Director: Jean-Marc Vallée
    Cast: Paul Bettany, Emily Blunt, Miranda Richardson and others

    Plot: 1837. VICTORIA (17) (Emily Blunt) is the object of a royal power struggle. Her uncle, KING WILLIAM (Jim Broadbent), is dying and Victoria is in line for the throne. Everyone is vying to win her favor. However Victoria is kept from the court by her overbearing mother, THE DUCHESS OF KENT ...full story

  • A Bridge Too Far movie details

    A Bridge Too Far user rating 3.25/53.25 / 5 (4 votes)

    Released on: 15 Jun 1977

    Genre: Action, Drama, Historical, War
    Director: Richard Attenborough
    Cast: Colin Farrell, Michael Caine, Maximilian Schell and others

    Plot: No synopsis availableAdd synopsis

  • 1911 movie details

    1911 user rating 2.69/52.69 / 5 (60 votes)

    Released on: 18 Nov 2011

    Genre: Drama, Historical
    Director: Jackie Chan
    Cast: Jackie Chan, Bingbing Li, Winston Chao and others

    Plot: Starring Jackie Chan, this historical drama is based on ''The 1911 Revolution'' in China. It is a tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution(1911 Revolution). Chan is also the executive producer and director of the film. Co-starring Jackie Chan's son Jaycee Chan, Li Bingbing, Winston Chao and Joan Chen, this will be Chan's 100th movie.full story