New Movies Tagged with History

Les innocentes0%Les innocentes
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1:55:00

Storyline:Poland in August, 1945. A monastery near Warsaw has a dark secret: The majority of the sisterhood is pregnant because eight months earlier Red Army soldiers attacked the church. The inexperienced Marja must now deal with this unusual situation and help her sisters ...

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage0%USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage
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2:08:00

Storyline:In 1945, Captain Charles Butler McVay (Nicolas Cage), commander of the USS Indianapolis, is entrusted with a delicate mission. His ship is to transport components of an atomic bomb. In order to prevent the USS Indiapanolis from targeting Japanese attacks, both the ship's route and cargo are kept under wraps so that no information can leak to the enemy. Nevertheless, sunk on July 30, 1945, a Japanese torpedo, the ship that has now delivered its cargo. The crew, which can save itself so straight into the open sea, hurry however no one for help, since the mission of the Indianapolis was known only very few naval agencies at all. In the cold water, the sailors and soldiers are quickly the victims of exhaustion, dehydration and sharks - and Charles Butler McVay must later answer to a military court.

Frantz0%Frantz
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1:53:00

Storyline:1919, shortly after the end of the First World War. Every day Anna (Paula Beer) visits the tomb of her fallen fiancé Frantz (Anton von Lucke). She still lives with Dr. med. Hoffmeister (Ernst Stötzner) and his wife Magda (Marie Gruber), the parents of the dead, and can only be difficult to solve the past. She is also not interested in the advances of Kreutz (Johann von Bülow), who wants to marry her, although the Hoffmeisters encourage her to start a new life. As Anna observes a stranger (Pierre Niney) in the cemetery, who leaves flowers on Frantz's grave, she speaks to him: his name is Adrien and he is a friend of the deceased from prewar times. The Frenchman is not welcomed in the small German town so soon after the war, but Anna likes the mysterious man.

Elvis & Nixon0%Elvis & Nixon
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1:26:00

Storyline:In the winter of 1970, Elvis Presley (Michael Shannon) flies to Washington with his loyal friend Jerry Schilling (Alex Pettyfer), where he wants to fulfill a dream: to work for the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, in the fight against drugs. But further than the gate of the White House they do not come first - after all, the King manages to deposit a handwritten note for President Nixon (Kevin Spacey). Through his colleagues Egil "Bud" Krough (Colin Hanks) and Dwight Chapin (Even Peters), the embassy arrives at the Chief of Staff H.R. Haldeman (Tate Donovan), who initially indignant and curtly rejects. Finally, however, Elvis' request penetrates to Nixon, who reluctantly agrees to a meeting with the rock'n'roll star. An absurd conversation begins in which Elvis and the president also discover something in common, such as: For example, her rejection of the counterculture ...

The Birth of a Nation0%The Birth of a Nation
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2:00:00

Storyline:South of the United States of America, 30 years before the Civil War: Nat Turner (Nate Parker) is an educated preacher who lives as a slave under Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer). The slaveholder is about to go bankrupt when he receives an offer that promises much money: Nats skills as a preacher are to be abused to control slaves who resist. The priest becomes the henchman of his own oppressor and has to endure many atrocities. It hits him, it hits his friends and it hits his wife Cherry (Aja Naomi King). Finally, the ongoing humiliation drives Nat to make a radical decision: he brings about an uprising in the hope of finally giving freedom to all slaves ...

Anthropoid0%Anthropoid
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2:00:00

Storyline:The two Czech ex-soldiers Josef Gabčík (Cillian Murphy) and Jan Kubiš (Jamie Dornan) return from exile in cold December 1941 and can be dropped off by parachute in their occupied by the Nazis home country. They want to murder SS leader Reinhard Heydrich, head of the Reichssicherheitshauptamt, loyal supporter of Hitler and organizer of the Holocaust, despite the most adverse circumstances and with minimal equipment. In fact, they want to make a decisive turn during the course of the war, but they depend on the help of local underground fighters in Prague. Soon they come up with their sophisticated plan on the first unexpected obstacle. Whether they will manage in the end?

The Finest Hours0%The Finest Hours
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1:57:00

Storyline:On February 18, 1952, a bad storm hits the east coast of New England and transforms the sea into a danger zone without equal. For the ships, the waters become a deadly trap, including the oil tanker SS Pendleton. The raging hurricane tears him in half, enclosing 30 sailors in the stern of the rapidly sinking colossus. In the midst of a controversial and terrified team, it is up to the senior Ray Sybert (Casey Affleck), the men hope and the strength to continue to give. Meanwhile, the Coast Guard learns of the disaster and the responsible officer Daniel Cluff (Eric Bana) orders a rescue mission. Despite the poor prospects for success, four men led by Bernie Webber (Chris Pine) ride in a small boat out to the roaring sea, where they have to battle against meter-high waves and gale-force winds to rescue the crew of the SS Pendleton.

Jackie0%Jackie
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1:40:00

Storyline:When John F. Kennedy (Caspar Phillipson) takes office as the 35th President of the United States of America in January 1961, Jacqueline "Jackie" Kennedy (Natalie Portman) becomes First Lady. In her role as President, Jackie Kennedy soon becomes an idol to a generation through her sophistication, beauty and elegance, becoming a living legend that transforms the White House into a place of glamor. But the dream come true on November 22, 1963, when John F. Kennedy is shot dead in Dallas during a drive through the city. Jackie must witness the death of her husband first hand and then tries to fight through the deep sadness, to be there for their children and to save the legacy of her husband. The biopic of Pablo Larraín focuses mainly on an interview with Jackie Kennedy in Time Magazine, which took place only a week after the murder of John F. Kennedy in Hyannis Port, the family summer residence. In this, she remembers not only the assassination itself, but also her return to the White House, the preparations for the funeral of her husband and the burial at the Arlington National Cemetery, where she accompanied his coffin.

The Founder0%The Founder
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1:55:00

Storyline:Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) is on the road as a Milkshake machine representative in Illinois and has little success - until he meets Mac brothers (John Carroll Lynch) and Dick McDonald (Nick Offerman) and their small burger restaurant on his tours. The brothers McDonald have optimized the work processes so that the ordered burger is only a few seconds later with the customer. Ray is thrilled and sees the enormous potential of the idea: McDonald's should become a franchise. To the dismay of his wife Ethel (Laura Dern) he risks all his fortune and even the beloved home. And yet, his plan does not go right until he finally comes up with a brilliant idea - nothing prevents Ray from his ambitious plan to create an empire, not even from the McDonald's founders ...