5 Best Historical Movies of All Time

We all admit that historical Hollywood movies are one of the best places to learn some history lessons. We have found many platforms and instances where Hollywood had delivered quality entertainment content and provided mostly correct facts by looking back in old times. From historical thriller movies to scientific fiction movies with a touch of romance, we have learned a lot from them. Sometimes not in terms of knowledge but how we can implement their ideas in our life. 

5 Best Historical Movies of All Time

There are many extended history loaded movies that you can enjoy with your loved ones. Therefore, to make it effortless for you to find good movies to watch, we have rounded up the best historical films you can watch this very minute. 

Apocalypse Now

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Martin Sheen, Frederic Forrest, Albert Hall, Sam Bottoms, Laurence Fishburne, Harrison Ford.


What it’s about: It is a physiological war film based on Joseph Conard’s novel ”Heart of Darkness’ which tells the story from the late 19th century of Congo to the Vietnam War. The film follows the river journey from South Vietnam into Cambodia, undertaken by Captain Benjamin L. Willard, who is on a confidential assignment to assassinate an Army Special Forces officer.  

Apollo 13

Starring: Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton 

What it’s about: Adapted from the 1994 book Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13, written by Jim Lovell and Jeffery Kluger. This film reconnects the famous events of the mission to the Moon that went haywire. On the other hand, three astronauts ( Hanks, Bacon and Paxton) are still en route, and their oxygen tank explodes. They force NASA to cancel the mission to get themselves home alive. 


Directed by: Julie Taymor

Starring:  Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Rush


What it’s about: The film tells the incredible life story of Frida Kahlo, a Mexican artist. After suffering from a traumatic accident in 1922, Khalo suffered several complications. However, with her father’s continuous love and support, she started painting as she recovers and eventually decided to become an artist. 

Citizen Kane

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick, Ray Collins


What it’s about: This is an American directed film in 1941. Not only was it nominated for nine Academy Awards, but it is also considered to be the best film of all time by several critics. This quasi-biographical film inspects the life and legacy of Charles Foster Kane (Welles). The characters are based on newspaper publishers William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. However, American businessmen Samuel Insull and Harold McCormick also inspired the characters. 

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: John Hurt, Anthony Hopkins, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud


What it’s about: It is a British-American film of 1980 adapted from the screenplay of Frederick Treves. The film is about a severely deformed man who became well-known in 19th century London. After working as a Circus attraction, Merrick is awarded the opportunity to live in peace and dignity. 

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