5 Historic Movies That Will Open Your Eyes And Mind

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If you like to watch good movies that will get you thinking, movies that will force you into a discussion, and will leave you without sleep, it is time for the genre historic drama.

Are there better stories than the real ones? They bring tears to your eyes inspiring you with their content.

This 5 movies are the perfect hit, great scenarios with even better starring actors, followed by amazing music:

Agora (2009)

Historic drama placed in Egypt in the era of the Roman empire. The center of attention is Hypatia of Alexandria, an ancient  philosopher, mathematician and scientist, which is considered as the first woman with big credits in areas like physics, mathematics, philosophy and astronomy.

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

Jesse Woodson James was an American outlaw, guerrilla, gang leader, bank robber, train robber, and murderer from the state of Missouri and the most famous member of the James-Younger Gang. Robert Ford is the guy who idealizes this cruel leader since childhood and he is desperate to join his gang, until he starts feeling bitter and rejected. Then he starts making vengeance plan.

Che (2008)

Benicio del Toro is acting the Marxist revolutionary and one of the leaders of the Cuban revolution, Ernesto “Che” Guevara. He is one of the crucial people in Fidel Castro’s revolution. The movie recounts the army mobilization in 1956 against the regime of the dictator Batista.

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Heartbreaking story about the life of Paul Rusesabagina, which unselfishly transforms his hotel in a refugee camp in the civil war in Rwanda. The goal is simple – to protect Hutu and Tutsi refugees from the interahamwe militia during the Rwandan Genocide. How many people will Paul save?

Selma (2014)

„One dream can change the world“. Produced by Oprah Winfrey (and others) and starring David Oyelowo and Carmen Ejogo, this film examines the unforgettable true story chronicling the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights for the African Americans.