New Movies Tagged with History

Woman in Gold0%Woman in Gold
8Our
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1:49:00

Storyline:Gustav Bloch (Allan Corduner) and his extended family are expropriated in Vienna after the 1938 Nazi invasion - the Nazis rob the Jewish family of their art collection and expel them from the city. Bloch's daughter Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren) is based in the United States. A good 50 years later, she decides to get back what is rightfully hers. Above all, the precious painting "Golden Adele" wants to bring her back into the possession of her family. The Art Nouveau portrait depicts her aunt Adele (Antje Traue), immortalized by the famous painter Gustav Klimt (Moritz Bleibtreu). Maria Altmann turns to the solicitor Randol Schoenberg (Ryan Reynolds) for help, who initiates a lengthy process. The Viennese authorities, who have now had the painting exhibited in the Belvedere Palace, do not give the Nazi loot so easily ...

Macbeth0%Macbeth
8Our
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1:53:00

Storyline:As the leader of the Scottish forces Macbeth (Michael Fassbender) can einheimsen a brutal triumph after another on the battlefield in the Middle Ages. He is steadily rising in the favor of his king Duncan (David Thewlis). When he gets, however, predicted after a particularly significant victory of three mysterious women that he is King of Scotland one day, and his power-hungry wife Lady Macbeth (Marion Cotillard) vigorously incites him to leave this prophecy come true by all means, is struggling to Macbeth finally by to kill Duncan to take even on the throne place. Accompanied by the growing distrust of his close friend Banquo (Paddy Considine), Macbeth seems increasingly succumbing to megalomania. But he also makes it numerous enemies, so that soon Duncan's son Malcolm (Jack Reynor) with Macbeth's largest counterparties Macduff (Sean Harris) gets together to overthrow the tyrannical new king.

The Danish Girl0%The Danish Girl
7Our
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1:59:00

Storyline:The Danish landscape painter Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne) leads with his wife Gerda (Alicia Vikander), also a painter, a busy artist life in Copenhagen in the twenties. The marriage of the two is happy until Einar's life undergoes a fundamental change one day: When Gerda's model is prevented, she asks her husband to be portrayed as a woman portrayed by her. Einar manages the embodiment of a woman so well that Gerda completely enthusiastically baptizes the character "Lili" and from then on lives out more and more frequently together with her husband this role play. But for Einar, Lilli is soon more than just a role, he discovers her true identity. He decides to go to a gender reassignment surgery in order to live as a woman. But what does that mean for the marriage of the Wegener?

Straight Outta Compton0%Straight Outta Compton
8Our
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2:27:00

Storyline:The city of Compton in the south of Los Angeles is one of the areas with the highest crime rates in the United States. Drug trafficking and gang violence are the order of the day here, while the police often encounter racism among the many Afro-American inhabitants of the suburbs. The seemingly hopeless situation led in the mid-80s finally five young men to process their brutal everyday life by means of music and thus raise their voices against the prevailing abuses. Under her stage name Dr. Corey Hawkins, Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson, Jr.), MC Ren (Aldis Hodge), Eazy-E (Jason Mitchell), and DJ Yella (Neil Brown, Jr.) join forces to form the hip-hop group, N.W.A. With hard beats and just as honest as controversial lyrics they cause a great sensation and especially against the police. That's another reason why they have great success with their album "Straight Outta Compton". But fame is also accompanied by increasing differences between the rappers, so that N.W.A threatens to break up shortly after the big breakthrough.

Bridge of Spies0%Bridge of Spies
8Our
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2:22:00

Storyline:In 1957, when the Cold War is at its peak, the US succeeds in arresting Soviet agent Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance). He is interrogated but refuses to cooperate. As a public defender, he gets someone on the side whose skills are out of the question, but as an insurance lawyer brings little expertise for his new job: James Donovan (Tom Hanks). The lawyer is skeptical, especially as the defense of a hostile agent is considered by many as treason and thus his life and especially his wife Mary (Amy Ryan) and that of his daughter Jan (Eve Hewson) can threaten. Donovan's personal situation comes to a head when CIA officer Hoffman (Scott Shepherd), impressed by Donovan's appearances in the courtroom, entrusts him with a new mission. The U-2 spy plane of US pilot Francis Gary Powers (Austin Stowell) was shot down over the Soviet Union. Donovan is to go to East Berlin to negotiate with the Soviets for the release - and to initiate a prisoner exchange ...

Spotlight0%Spotlight
8Our
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2:08:00

Storyline:As a journalist from the Boston Globe, in an article prepared a case of abuse in the ranks of the Catholic Church, which happened directly in Boston, she arouses the interest of the new editor-in-chief Marty Baron (Liev Schreiber). He suspects that there is more to the story and puts the Spotlight team on the matter, whose research brings horrible results. Spotlight boss Walter "Robby" Robinson (Michael Keaton) and his associates Michael Rezendes (Mark Ruffalo), Sacha Pfeiffer (Rachel McAdams) and Matt Carroll (Brian D'Arcy James) note that far more priests in the abuse of Children are involved as previously thought. But journalists' meticulous investigations are increasingly hampered by the silence of frightened victims and well-paid lawyers. The film is based on true events.

The Revenant0%The Revenant
8Our
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2:36:00

Storyline:In the 1820s, legendary trapper Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) wandered the expanse of the United States, exploring the Missouri River with an expedition headed by Captain Andrew Henry (Domhnall Gleeson). He has a careless moment by the river - which a grizzly takes advantage of to make him sick. Glass floats in mortal danger. His companions, including the rough-headed John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy) and the young Jim Bridger (Will Poulter), do not believe he will survive the incident, and when they spy on Natives near their camp, they do not hesitate. They take the rifle, knife and other equipment from the seriously wounded and leave it to themselves. But surprisingly, Glass survives - and swears revenge to all the companions who left him behind. In search of them the injured adventurer drags himself through the icy mountains ...

Wolyn0%Wolyn
8Our
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2:30:00

Storyline:The Polish girl Zosia (Michalina Labacz) is in love with a Ukrainian boy from her village, but is forced to marry a wealthy widower. When World War II breaks out, Zosia soon has to fight for her life.

Viking0%Viking
7Our
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2:22:00

Storyline:Kievan Rus in the late 10th century: The king of Novgorod is dead - and there is discord among his three sons. Yaropolk (Aleksandr Ustyugov) and Oleg (Kirill Pletnyov) are involved in a dispute in which the latter is killed by his brother's hand. For the warrior Sveneld (Maksim Sukhanov) Yaropolk should be held accountable - as the law of the blood revenge provides. A death for a death. Therefore, he goes to the third son, Prince Vladimir (Danila Kozlovsky) listens to him, but strives for a peaceful solution. Without reinforcements, however, he finds no hearing with his unscrupulous brother and therefore gathers an army of Viking mercenaries around him. He soon realizes that more swords are needed for peace than for war ...