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Top 22 historical films of all time from worst to best

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historical genre was once a popular genre, and the narrative of people's distance and connection in the heart of important historical events, sent cinema audiences to the theaters to some extent. Enjoy watching human power in the face of great historical problems and watching them try to get through crises, forget their problems, and breathe a sigh of relief from the world outside the cinema. It's been a long time since then, and today the audience chooses their heroes by immersing themselves in the fantasy world of superheroes and watching their extraterrestrial powers, and few people to watch a man of skin and flesh and blood and human emotions who have only his earthly powers. Has problems with floods, spends money. This list includes 22 important historical films.

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But before reaching the films, one thing should be clarified : Can any film that refers to historical events be considered as a historical genre? Theoretically, this can be done, and any film whose story takes place even in the past year is historical, but if we are to consider the scope of the historical genre so unrestricted, then every film is essentially historical, except those whose story takes place in the future or They walk in a fantasy atmosphere. So we set a limit for ourselves and chose works whose story refers to at least the last hundred years. Therefore, films made with reference to World War II or the Vietnam War, etc., do not have a place in this list; They can also be categorized under the war genre and reviewed in another list. It passes, but they clearly belong to another genre (horror here), they are not considered historical. To avoid such a misunderstanding about many films, it is necessary to explain another point: we always consider films as historical that the element of history, both in terms of iconology and historical documentation in the course of cause-and-effect relations, in the fabric of that story. Be affected. That is, if we omit that historical period, the whole film becomes meaningless and its existence is questioned. In other words, if the story of the film takes place in the 19th century but has modern technology or devices such as time machines, it can not be considered a historical film. So if the story of a film takes place, for example, in England and in the era of Queen Victoria, the decor, the clothes and the technology used by the people must be related to the same period. Although cinema, like any other storytelling art, does not consider itself obliged to observe history face to face, there must be a minimum to avoid the boundaries of other genres.

Of course, in this list, looking at all The history of cinema is written, there are also important films from the silent era of cinema; from important periods such as French Expressionism or the beginning of the rise of classical cinema in America. As well as films from different countries; from Japan to the Soviet Union and China and the United States.

22. Gladiator

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  • Director: Ridley Scott Actors: Russell Crowe, Wakeen Phoenix and Oliver Reed li> IMDb movie rating: 8.5 out of 10
  • Movie rating on Raton Tomitoz site: 77.

Ridley Scott has made fewer films that make the audience feel tired after watching it and think they have wasted their time. But perhaps Gladiator can be considered his most fascinating film; Because it has a story full of ups and downs and unique characters that are suitable for any audience, with any taste and can enjoy it.

The story of the gladiator has nothing to do with reality, but what the story of this ancient warlord for Today's audience is fascinating, the story is straightforward and engaging. The story of a man whose biggest problems in the world do not bend his back, and his endless love for his family increases his motivation to seek revenge and establish justice in his country. In such a situation, the confrontation between good and evil goes beyond the personal aspects and is tied to the fate of a captive nation. But Ridley Scott also knows how to use important actors in front of the camera. The confrontation between the two on the battlefield of the Colosseum forms the best part of the film, and this sequence has become a symbolic sequence in the cinema of the present century.

In addition to all the film's successes, Gladiator managed to revive a dead genre ; The genre of "sword and sandal", which in the days of classical American cinema had a fixed place among the great Hollywood productions, and today is less known among the movies. Although this name may seem unfamiliar to you, you have definitely seen some of them. The sword and sandal genre refers to films in which the heroes of the sandal stand up and hold a sword on the battlefield, and the story takes place in ancient historical periods; This cinema is so easily recognizable. Troy, for example, falls into the same category.

Another enduring sequence in the film is the protagonist's description of his home. Where his wife and child lived and is recorded in the mind of the main character like a wheat field in the heart of a refreshing wind. Of course, Hans Zimmer's brilliant music should not be overlooked so easily. A text music that will make the audience feel emotional.

"After the victory of General Maximus's army against the invaders, the ancient Roman king receives him to tell an important point. The king chooses Maximus as his successor because he does not trust his son, but the king's son learns of his father's plan and orders Maximus' arrest after his father's death. Now he must try to save his life like a gladiator on the battlefield

21. Lincoln

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  • Director: Steven Spielberg
  • Cast: Daniel DeLouis, Tommy Lee Jones and Sally Field
  • Product: 2012, USA
  • IMDb movie rating: 7.3 out of 10
  • Movie rating on Raton Tomitoz: 89.

Steven Spielberg has turned several important historical events into films. from saving private ryan and Schindlers list, which deals with World War II to Amistad, which dates back to the 19th century and the era of sending slaves from Africa to the United States. But his war films were removed for the same reason stated in the introduction, and Amistad is not a good film compared to Lincoln. The Republic of America is shining brightly. Lincoln The film is as active in politics as it is in its solitude as a mentor and old man, and seeks the best way to achieve the desired result, and sometimes to make small deals to achieve great achievements.

His achievements in the political and social arenas are so brilliant that Spielberg, as a filmmaker who believes in the values of his country, must come to him during his filmmaking career. We know that Lincoln was the leader of the United States during one of his most difficult times. On the one hand, there is a civil war going on, and the southern Confederate states are seeking secession and separatism, and on the other hand, Abraham Lincoln is trying to pass an anti-slavery law anyway.

Such an atmosphere gives life to Making a film in which the protagonist, like the ancient kingdom, invades both the political arena and motivates his soldiers to a fierce battle, but Spielberg moves away from this image and tries to explore the man's insides. His solitude makes up the most important parts of the film, and the curved stature that the actor has given him complements Spielberg's look at his protagonist; That is, the kind and generous mystic.

The main winner of the film is undoubtedly Daniel DeLouis as Abraham Lincoln. Lewis has presented one of the best games of his life as well as one of the best games of the new century in the same film, but this becomes important when we know that the film is so centered on its main character and focuses on it that it is enough just a little actor Slip so that Lincoln is not in this position; Even if the other actors in the film do a great job.

"The American Civil War continues in a bloody way. Meanwhile, US President Abraham Lincoln is trying to both sort out the war situation and finally pass an amendment to the Slavery Act, eliminating it forever. But he needs allies to do that

20. Hero

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  • Director: Zhang Yimu
  • Actors: Jet Li, Tony Leung and Zhang Zi Yi
  • Product: 2002, China
  • IMDb movie rating: 7.9 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz movie rating: 94.
Chinese cinema owes much to Zhang Yimu's film in the new millennium. Because it introduced this country's cinema to the world, its actors became world famous, and the director himself was able to enter the world of cinema greats. At the end of the year, he was nominated for an Academy Award for best Foreign Language Film and gained additional credit. The movie "Hero" was also successful at the box office and attracted many audiences from all over the world.

The question may arise that this movie belongs to the historical genre as much as to the fantasy genre and the forces of the protagonists It has nothing to do with natural human forces. So it can not enter such a list. This is an important question, but it can be answered that unlike today's superhero movies, these forces originate from the mythical aspect and are rooted in the myths and beliefs of the people of that world and are closely related to the history of China.

But the filmmaker does not stay in this fantasy atmosphere and links the story of his struggle, pride, loyalty and betrayal to historical events that can perhaps be linked to the emergence of a nation and culture called China. A time when different nations finally went through a period of bloodshed and civil war and became a single nation under a single empire. But Zhang Yimu is not content with the narrative of history and goes beyond that.

In his cinema, man and his decisions are more important than anything else, and he is the center of attention. It does not matter where or when the story takes place, what matters to him here is man and his destiny, and living with the consequences of his decisions in life.

He also attributed the hero's film genre to kung fu/fantasy films. films in which Chinese martial arts are exaggerated and the protagonists seem to be dancing during the fight. The filmmaker's camera, like someone who enjoys dancing, is a skilled dancer, constantly turning around and admiring each one.

Jet Lee entered the temple of the greats of martial arts and action cinema with this film. Of course, I think his role in this film is still his best acting, and his approach to Hollywood did not help him much in terms of acting skills.

"The Chinese emperor has many enemies. For this reason, no visitor is allowed to approach him. Everyone who visits him must sit one hundred steps away from the emperor. But he made an exception for someone who could kill his three main enemies. These three enemies are powerful warriors, each of whom lives in a different area and no one can equal them. One day someone enters the emperor's court, claiming that he has killed all three people

19. Hamilton

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  • Director: Thomas Kiel
  • Cast: Lynn Manuel Miranda, Anthony Ramos and David Dix
  • Product: 2020, USA
  • IMDb movie rating: 8.4 out of 10
  • Movie rating on Raton Tomitoz site: 97.

The presence of a film shot on a Broadway stage, one of the best historical films of all time, may come as a bit of a surprise. But believe me, after watching the movie, no other place will come to your mind. The Hamilton Musical Theater has a brilliant narrative to tell, and it recounts the life of the founding fathers of American society during and after the British War of Independence, focusing on a brilliant character named Alexander Hamilton, whose name is always mentioned after others because of his lack of prominent families. And this is while his role in making America today has been more than many other famous figures.

The main creator of the work should be considered Lynn Manuel Miranda. He is both the author of the work and the songwriter, as well as the director of the play, and Thomas Kiel only directed the film version and recorded the images on stage. Hamilton quickly became an epidemic and entered popular culture. The creators' portrayal of the lives of the American people at that time is beautifully portrayed, and the tragedies of Hamilton's life have a quality similar to the tragedies of Disney. So we can say that we are facing a fairy tale in the heart of one of the most important events in human history. Exciting music, charming lyrics, calculated relationships, tangible people, all helped the film to be in such a position. Of course, there is another interesting point about Hamilton's film, and it goes back to the first-rate humor that both the author of the work and the actors have been able to put into action well.

Hamilton's play is a very successful Broadway play. And it was only during the Corona epidemic that he could break the record for everything performed across the United States. But it's good that the creators understood the cinematic capacity of the show's illustration and made suitable versions of cinemas and TV screens so that you and I could enjoy this fascinating and brilliant show. The story, which is not less than the best romances in history, and its political complexities are reminiscent of important political films, and of course the beautiful humor that runs throughout the film and puts a permanent smile on the viewer's face.

"Alexander Hamilton Man is a genius born of a notorious mother. He joins General George Washington in the middle of the War of Independence to help him win the British army. "After the war, he became an important figure for Washington, and this aroused the envy of those around him"

18. The Last of the Mohicans

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  • Director: Michael Mann
  • Cast: Daniel DeLouis, Madeleine Stowe
  • Product: 1992, USA
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  • IMDb movie rating: 7.7 out of 10
  • Movie rating on Raton Tomitoz site: 93.

The film The Last Survivor of the Mohawks begins with an awesome hunting sequence, accompanied by unique music. from the very beginning, the film has saddened the indigenous people who had unique traditions. Michael Mann stands by them and feels sorry for these people lost in the dust of history, for these oppressed people scattered in the pages of books; But he does it his own way; That is, not by weeping or lamenting, but by showing their bravery and courage, by showing their human side. So it opens a path for them that leads to love and honor: that is, the most human traits.

The story of the film is a recurring one in human life. For centuries, humans have been destroying the lives of the indigenous peoples of the land, destroying the lives of the natives and leaving them in the black. all the efforts of the natives during these years have been devoted to preserving their values and customs, but because they were called by the uncivilized looters, they either had to flee or say yes to the way of life of the new white man. But that did not seem to be enough, and years later, when the same whites got into a fight and the natives got caught in the middle of the fight, without any guilt or knowing the motives of the two sides at all. This effort to preserve the identity as well as the survival in the heart of this unequal war is the main theme of the film. The companionship and friendship between these three characters is a continuation of Michael Mann's male cinema, whose people are not at ease for a moment and must constantly look behind them to escape the dangers. For these men, love is also a beautiful thing that only reminds them of the sadness of not having a beautiful life, otherwise it will be impossible to reach the beloved. The reason for this is obvious, because the director's director's storyteller has a mission that is tied to his honor. For him, love is a rest that he gets a little tired and walks the final path with the help of his beloved force and prepares for the last struggle.

There is always rivalry in this path; A rival who is of the protagonist's descent and could have been replaced by a hero in other circumstances and at other times. This anti-hero uses the opportunity to resolve the historical enmity between the two tribes. So, in fact, the dispute between England and France has nothing to do with the people of the two Indians in the film; They are just using the opportunity to survive and save their generation from extinction. So the Indian hero of the protagonist can not be blamed for what he does or blamed entirely; Because he has no choice but to survive.

The last surviving film of the Mohawks is based on the book of the same name by James Fenmore Cooper. Daniel DeLouis's acting is another strength of the film. You have never seen him so hot and vicious at the height of his youth; Seeing his head and his lively performance can also be an added incentive to watch the film The Last Remnant of the Mohicans.

Nathaniel, along with his father and brother from the Mohican Indians, accidentally save the lives of the daughters of a high-ranking British official, and thus inadvertently opens their feet to a battle between the British and the Franks. Meanwhile, Nathaniel falls in love with Cora, one of the English rescued girls "

17. Cave of Forgotten Dreams

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  • Director: Werner Herzog
  • Documentary
  • Product: 2010, USA, Canada, France, Germany and UK li>
  • IMDb : 7.4 10
  • : 96

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16. (Spartacus)

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  • : 1960
  • IMDb : 7.9 10
  • : 93

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15. (Doctor Zhivago)

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  • : 1965
  • IMDb : 8 10
  • : 84

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14. (Ben- Hur)

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  • : 1959
  • IMDb : 8.1 10
  • : 86

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13. (Amadeus)

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  • : 1984
  • IMDb : 8.3 10
  • : 93

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12. (Andrei Rublev)

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  • : 1966
  • IMDb : 8.1 10
  • : 95

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11. (Barry Lyndon)

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  • : 1975
  • IMDb : 8.1 10
  • : 91

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10. (Hara-Kiri)

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  • : 1962
  • IMDb : 8.6 10
  • : 100

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9. (Chimes at Midnight)

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  • : 1965
  • IMDb : 7.8 10
  • : 96

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8. (The birth of a nation)

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  • : 1915
  • IMDb : 6.2 10
  • : 93

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7. (Lawrence of Arabia)

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  • : 1962
  • IMDb : 8.3 10
  • : 94

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6. (Napoleon)

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  • : 1927
  • IMDb : 8.2 10
  • : 88

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5. (The Leopard)

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  • : 1963
  • IMDb : 8 10
  • : 98

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4. (A Man for all Seasons)

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  • : 1966
  • IMDb : 7.7 10
  • : 83

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3. (Seven Samurai)

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  • : 1954
  • IMDb : 8.6 10
  • : 100

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2. (Sansho the Bailiff)

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  • : 1954
  • IMDb : 8.4 10
  • : 100

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1. (The passion of Joan of Arc)

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  • : 1928
  • IMDb : 8.1 10
  • : 98

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