History

The Flowers of War

 
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2.92
The Flowers of War

Director

Yimou Zhang

Producer

William Kong, Weiping Zhang, Yimou Zhang

Writer(s)

Heng Liu Geling Yan (novel)

Genre

Drama | History

Cast

Christian Bale as John McGee
Shigeo Kobayashi as Lt. Kato

Distributed by

EDKO Film

Release Date

Dec 16, 2011

Locations

Nanjing, China

Language

English, Chinese

Frost/Nixon

 
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2.698275
Frost/Nixon

Director

Ron Howard

Producer

Ron Howard, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Brian Grazer

Writer(s)

Peter Morgan

Genre

Drama | History

Cast

Frank Langella as President Nixon
Kevin Bacon as Jack Brennan
Matthew Macfadyen as John Birt
Michael Sheen as David Frost
Oliver Platt as Bob Zelnick
Rebecca Hall as Caroline Cushing
Sam Rockwell as James Reston Jr.
Toby Jones as Swifty Lazar

Distributed by

Universal Pictures

Release Date

Dec 25, 2008

Locations

Various parts of California, USA

Language

English

A Dangerous Method

 
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3.15
A Dangerous Method

Director

David Cronenberg

Producer

Jeremy Thomas

Writer(s)

John Kerr (book) Christopher Hampton (screenplay, play)

Genre

Drama | Thriller

Cast

Keira Knightley as Sabina Spielrein
Michael Fassbender as Carl Jung
Sarah Gadon as Emma Jung
Viggo Mortensen as Sigmund Freud
Vincent Cassel as Otto Gross

Distributed by

Sony Pictures Classics

Release Date

Nov 23, 2011

Locations

Switzerland, Austria & Germany

Language

English

Of Gods and Men

 
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3.016395
Of Gods and Men

Director

Xavier Beauvois

Producer

Etienne Comar, Pascal Caucheteux

Writer(s)

Etienne Comar Xavier Beauvois

Genre

Drama | History

Cast

Jacques Herlin as Amédée
Lambert Wilson as Christian
Michael Lonsdale as Luc
Olivier Rabourdin as Christophe
Philippe Laudenbach as Célestin
Xavier Maly as Michel

Distributed by

Sony Pictures Classics

Release Date

Sep 8, 2010

Locations

Azrou, Morocco

Language

English

Invictus

 
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2.989795
Invictus

Director

Clint Eastwood

Producer

Robert Lorenz, Lori McCreary, Mace Neufeld

Writer(s)

Anthony Peckham John Carlin (Book)

Genre

Sports | Drama | History

Cast

as François Pienaar
Adjoa Andoh as Brenda Mazibuko, Mandela's Chief of Staff
Julian Lewis Jones as Etienne Feyder
Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela
Patrick Mofokeng as Linga Moonsamy
Tony Kgoroge as Jason Tshabalala

Distributed by

Warner Bros. Pictures

Release Date

Dec 11, 2009

Locations

Cape Town, South Africa

Language

The King's Speech

 
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3.013205
The King's Speech

Director

Tom Hooper

Producer

Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Gareth Unwin

Writer(s)

David Seidler

Genre

Historical Drama

Cast

Anthony Andrews as Stanley Baldwin
Colin Firth as King George VI
Derek Jacobi as Archbishop Cosmo Lang
Freya Wilson as Princess Elizabeth
Geoffrey Rush as Lionel Logue
Guy Pearce as King Edward VIII
Helena Bonham Carter as Queen Elizabeth
Jennifer Ehle as Myrtle Gruenert Logue
Michael Gambon as King George V
Ramona Marquez as Princess Margaret
Timothy Spall as Winston Churchill

Distributed by

The Weinstein Company

Release Date

Sep 6, 2010

Locations

London, England, UK

Language

English

The Conspirator

 
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3.045455
The Conspirator
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(10)

Director

Robert Redford

Producer

Brian Peter Falk, Bill Holderman, Greg Shapiro, Robert Stone, Webster Stone

Writer(s)

James Solomon (screenplay, story) Gregory Bernstein (story)

Genre

History | Drama

Cast

Alexis Bledel as Sarah Weston
Danny Huston as Prosecuting attorney Joseph Holt
Evan Rachel Wood as Anna Surratt
James McAvoy as Frederick Aiken
Johnny Simmons as John Surratt
Justin Long as Nicholas Baker
Kevin Kline as Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War
Norman Reedus as Lewis Payne
Robin Wright as Mary Surratt
Toby Kebbell as John Wilkes Booth

Distributed by

Lionsgate

Release Date

Apr 15, 2011

Locations

Savannah, Georgia, USA

Language

English

The Eagle

 
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3.153845
The Eagle

Director

Kevin Macdonald

Producer

Duncan Kenworthy

Writer(s)

Jeremy Brock Rosemary Sutcliff (novel)

Genre

History | Adventure | Drama | Action

Cast

Channing Tatum as Marcus Aquila
Denis O'Hare as Lutorius
Donald Sutherland as Aquila's Uncle
Jamie Bell as Esca
Mark Strong as Guern
Tahar Rahim as Prince of the Seal People

Distributed by

Focus Features

Release Date

Feb 11, 2011

Locations

Scotland, UK & Budapest, Hungary

Language

English

The Young Victoria

 
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2.914285
The Young Victoria

Director

Jean-Marc Vallée

Producer

Martin Scorsese, Graham King, Sarah Ferguson, Tim Headington

Writer(s)

Julian Fellowes

Genre

History | Biography | Drama | Romance

Cast

Emily Blunt as Queen Victoria
Jim Broadbent as King William IV
Julian Glover as Duke of Wellington
Mark Strong as Sir John Conroy
Miranda Richardson as The Duchess of Kent
Paul Bettany as Lord Melbourne
Rupert Friend as Prince Albert

Distributed by

Apparition

Release Date

Dec 18, 2009

Locations

Arundel Castle, Arundel, West Sussex, England

Language

English

Australia

 
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2.85135
Australia

Director

Baz Luhrmann

Producer

Baz Luhrmann

Writer(s)

Baz Luhrmann Ronald Harwood Stuart Beattie Richard Flanagan

Genre

History | Romance

Cast

Brandon Walters as Nullah
Bryan Brown as King Carney
David Gulpilil as King George
David Wenham as Neil Fletcher
Hugh Jackman as Drover
Jack Thompson as Kipling Flynn
Nicole Kidman as Lady Sarah Ashley

Distributed by

20th Century Fox

Release Date

Nov 26, 2008

Locations

All over Australia

Language

English
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