What are the best Movies about recent history?

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    9/11 is a 2017 action-drama film directed by Martin Guigui and written by Patrick James Carson. The film was released on September 7, 2017, and runs for 1 hour and 30 minutes. It stars Charlie Sheen, Gina Gershon, Whoopi Goldberg


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    Bella Zeng
    Written on June 15, 2018
    "I was on the edge of my seat while watching this. Nice film!"
  2. 9

    #2Patriots Day

    Patriots Day

    Patriots Day is a 2016 history-crime film directed and written by Peter Berg. The movie was released on January 13, 2017, and runs for 2 hours and 13 minutes. It stars Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Monaghan, and J.K. Simmons.


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    Olivia Parker
    Written on June 15, 2018
    "I got goosebumps watching the Climax of Patriots Day"
  3. 7

    #3I, Tonya

    I, Tonya

    I, Tonya is a biopic about the famous ice skater Tonya Harding and her struggle to reach the success on the Olympic games, and how her implication on Nancy Kerrigan's assault destroyed her career.


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    Margaret Washington
    Written on June 15, 2018
    "Interesting story. Margot is such a versatile actress. I remember reading the news about this sports rivalry."
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    #4Battle of the Sexes

    Battle of the Sexes

    Battle of the Sexes is a 2017 biography drama starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell. The film runs for 2 hours and 1 minute directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faries and written by Simon Beaufoy. 


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    Brian Chapman
    Written on June 15, 2018
    "Emma slays any role. Though I find the story a bit boring"
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    #5Zero Dark Thirty

    Zero Dark Thirty

    Zero Dark Thirty is a movie directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Released in 2012, Zero Dark Thirty stars Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, and Joel Edgerton. The film portrays the events leading up to the capture of Osama bin Laden.


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    Richard Lucas
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "Engaging film. Nice action film "
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    #6Hacksaw Ridge

    Hacksaw Ridge

    Hacksaw Ridge is a 2016 history-drama film directed by Mel Gibson and written by Robert Schenkkan and Andrew Knight. The film runs for 2 hours and 19 minutes and was released on November 4, 2016, starring Andrew Garfield and Sam Worthington.


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    Christina Mendoza
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "Andrew is phenomenal in this film! Liked him since Spider-man. Miss you spidey"
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    Legend is a dramatic biography drama motion picture that stars Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, and Taron Egerton. It was directed and written by Brian Helgeland and was based on a book by John Pearson.


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    Jeremy Gomez
    Written on June 4, 2018
    "The movie Legend is outstanding. First of all, I love the great actor Tom Hardy. He did a great job and made this movie very interesting to watch and even up to date, I could watch it again and again. It was awesome."
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    Selma is a 2014 drama-history film directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Paul Webb. The film runs for 2 hours and 8 minutes and was released on January 9, 2015. It stars David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, and Tim Roth.


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    Anna Carr
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "Nice seeing Oprah in a movie"


Best What are the best Movies about recent history
19/11Movies 10 Paid
2Patriots DayMovies 9 Paid
3I, TonyaMovies 7 Paid
4Battle of the SexesMovies 6 Paid
5Zero Dark ThirtyMovies 6 Paid
6Hacksaw RidgeMovies 4 Paid
7LegendMovies 2 Paid
8SelmaMovies 2 Paid

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