New Movies Tagged with History

Vice.0%Vice.
6Our
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2:12:00

Storyline:Biopic about the American Vice President (2001 to 2009) Dick Cheney with Christian Bale in the lead role. Cheney was a businessman and political insider who became arguably the most powerful vice president in the United States.

They Shall Not Grow Old0%They Shall Not Grow Old
7Our
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1:39:00

Storyline:Documentary on the First World War by "Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson, for which over 100 years old film material was restored, so that it now looks as if it had just been filmed.

Die Unsichtbaren0%Die Unsichtbaren
7Our
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1:50:00

Storyline:In February 1943, the Nazi regime declared that Jews would no longer live in the Reich capital Berlin. Some of them, however, were able to escape the henchmen of Adolf Hitler. The young Hanni Lévy (Alice Dwyer) belongs to the submerged. Hanni, who lost both parents, tries to stay unrecognized on the Ku'damm with blond colored hair. Cioma Schönhaus (Max Mauff) fakes passports that save dozens of Jews' lives - and, thanks to the money he earned, manages to lead a reasonably normal life. Eugene Friede (Aaron Altaras) is staying with a German family, he fights at night the Nazi regime with leaflets made in a resistance group and disguises itself during the day in the uniform of the Hitler Youth. Ruth Arndt (Ruby O. Fee) pretends to be a war widow and serves Nazi officers gourmet food from the black market ...

Mary Queen of Scots0%Mary Queen of Scots
7Our
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2:04:00

Storyline:In 1559, Maria Stuart (Saoirse Ronan) becomes Queen of France at the age of 16 and when her husband Francis II dies only two years later and she becomes a widow, she refuses to remarry. Instead, she decides to return to her native Scotland and ascend the throne that rightfully belongs to her. But the Scottish crown now bears Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie), who is also Queen of England and the throne by no means wants to relinquish their rival. There is a power struggle between the two monarchs, which escalates as Maria decides to assert her claim to the English throne. But both queens are also involved in the numerous political intrigues and armed conflicts of their time ...

Barry Lyndon0%Barry Lyndon
8Our
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3:05:00

Storyline:The Irish nobleman Redmond Barry (Ryan O'Neal) must leave his homeland in the middle of the 18th century, because he has engaged in an altercation with the fake. The young adventurer finally reaches Prussia in the service of the English army. Politics and thus the military activities of the states interested Barry but not, he would like to ascend in society. The chance he receives indirectly through the Prussians. Because after Barry has fallen into the enemy's captivity, Captain Potzdorf (Hardy Krüger) sends him to the Prussian court to pick out an Irish card player (Patrick Magee) whom the Prussians consider an enemy spy. However, the two compatriots understand each other well, leave Prussia and form a successful community of false gamblers. On her way through the upscale society Barry meets the English nobleman Lady Lyndon (Marisa Berenson), whom he marries. But his luck is threatened, because his wife has a son from his first marriage, which Barry could challenge the nobility position ...

12 Years a Slave0%12 Years a Slave
8Our
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2:14:00

Storyline:Saratoga, New York, mid-19th century: The free African-American Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) lives a simple but happy life. He earns his money as a violinist. Two strangers engage the musician for an evening performance and then invite him for a drink. When Solomon awakens the next morning, he is in chains and is soon put on a slave ship in the direction of Louisiana - any resistance is useless. He is sold and has to work under inhumane conditions as a slave for several "masters" - especially the cruel plantation owner Edwin Epps (Michael Fassbender) makes his life hell. In the course of his sheer endless imprisonment, Solomon becomes more and more aware that if he ever wants to see his family again, he has to resort to extraordinary means. When, in the twelfth year of his martyrdom, he finally encounters the slavery opponent Bass (Brad Pitt), his life takes another dramatic turn ...

Hotel Rwanda0%Hotel Rwanda
8Our
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2:01:00

Storyline:Paul Rusesabagina (Don Cheadle) manages an expensive hotel in Kigali and experiences the race riots of Rwanda as part of everyday life. For him, however, the breed is not a category of thought - he is Hutu and happily married to Tatiana (Sophie Okonedo), a Tutsi. When the Rwandan president is allegedly assassinated by Tutsi rebels after signing a peace treaty with the Tutsi, the situation in the country escalates. Hutu militias roam the streets, indiscriminately murdering people they consider Tutsi. In order to bring his own family to safety, Paul takes her and several Tutsi neighbors to the hotel, which is secured by Blauhelmen. There he learns from the Canadian Colonel Oliver (Nick Nolte) that international troops are already on their way to Rwanda. Reluctantly, Paul grants shelter to other refugees in the hotel. But then follows the great disillusionment: The UN troops are only to bring the tourists safely out of the country, while the protection of the civilian population, no soldiers are provided.

Der Untergang0%Der Untergang
8Our
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2:36:00

Storyline:In the period shortly before the German surrender in the Second World War, the life of Adolf Hitler (Bruno Ganz) and his confidants - including Joseph Goebbels (Ulrich Matthes) and his wife Magda (Corinna Harfouch) - almost only in the bunker under the Reich Chancellery from. The war is practically lost for the German Reich, the Russian troops are moving inexorably towards Berlin. While the situation in the city is getting more and more devastating, the dictator takes no account of his own losses. Some of his most loyal subordinates warn against the downfall, but do not have the courage to stop Hitler and his increasingly unrealistic action. Although the Third Reich is crumbling, its power is not broken ...

Amadeus0%Amadeus
8Our
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2:40:00

Storyline:We write the 19th century, the scene is Austria. Antonio Salieri (F. Murray Abraham), former court composer, mutilates himself and ends up in a mental hospital. He tells his story, which is closely linked to one of the greatest artistic personalities of all times: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Tom Hulce). It quickly brings considerable fame, but also envy. In any case, the aging court composer Antonio Salieri is appalled by Mozart's vulgar style - in Salieri's eyes, he simply does not deserve his superhuman talent. From then on he will do his utmost to destroy Mozart's career, albeit always in admiration for their magnificent musical creations.