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Favourite Historical Movies


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1
Glory 1989,  R)
2
Lawrence of Arabia 1962,  PG)
3
Apollo 13 1995,  PG)
4
Letters from Iwo Jima 2006,  R)
5
The Ten Commandments 1956,  G)
6
Good Night, And Good Luck 2005,  PG)
7
Frost/Nixon 2008,  R)
8
Empire of the Sun 1987,  PG)
9
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe 2005,  PG)
10
The Lion in Winter 1968,  PG)
11
The Queen 2006,  PG-13)
12
The African Queen 1951,  PG)
13
Inherit the Wind 1960,  PG)
14
Valkyrie 2008,  PG-13)
15
The Plot to Kill Hitler 1990,  Unrated)
16
Hunger 2009,  R)
17
Judgment at Nuremberg 1961,  PG-13)
18
Anastasia 1997,  G)
19
Masada 1981,  Unrated)
20
The Crucible 1996,  PG-13)
21
Mary, Queen of Scots 1972,  PG-13)
22
Anne of the Thousand Days 1969,  PG)
23
Anna and the King 2000,  PG-13)
24
Bloody Sunday 2002,  R)
25
Schindler's List 1993,  R)
26
The Elephant Man 1980,  PG)
27
The Great Escape 1963,  Unrated)
28
Ben-Hur 1959,  G)
29
Gandhi 1982,  PG)
30
'Breaker' Morant 1980,  PG)
31
Becket 1964,  PG-13)
32
Henry V 1989,  PG-13)
33
Spartacus 1960,  PG-13)
34
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution 1976,  PG)
35
Casablanca 1943,  PG)
36
The Cruel Sea 1953,  Unrated)
37
King Rat 1965,  Unrated)
38
Hitler: The Rise of Evil 2003,  Unrated)
39
Hitler: The Last Ten Days 1973,  PG)
40
Cabaret 1972,  PG)
41
The Sound of Music 1965,  G)
42
Inside the Third Reich 1982,  Unrated)
43
The Bunker 1981,  Unrated)
44
The King and I 1956,  G)
45
Fiddler on the Roof 1971,  G)
46
Nicholas and Alexandra 1971,  PG)
47
Ice-Cold in Alex (Desert Attack) 1958,  Unrated)
48
The Gathering Storm 2002,  PG)
49
Into the Storm 2008,  PG)
50
Patton 1970,  PG)
51
The Colditz Story 1955,  Unrated)
52
The Desert Fox 1951,  Unrated)
53
The Guns of Navarone 1961,  PG)
54
The Longest Day 1962,  G)
55
Von Ryan's Express 1965,  PG)
56
A Doll's House 1973,  G)
57
A Room With A View 1985,  R)
58
Affinity 2008,  Unrated)
59
Fingersmith 2005,  Unrated)
60
Tipping the Velvet 2002,  R)
61
Wilde 1998,  R)
62
An Ideal Husband 1999,  PG-13)
63
The Importance of Being Earnest 2002,  PG)
64
Hobson's Choice 1953,  Unrated)
65
Kind Hearts and Coronets 1949,  Unrated)
66
Maurice 1987,  R)
67
Mrs. Brown 1997,  PG)
68
Scott of the Antarctic 1949,  PG)
69
The Rocking Horse Winner 1949,  Unrated)
70
The Secret Garden 1993,  G)
71
Black Beauty 1994,  G)
72
The Wings of the Dove 1997,  R)
73
Zulu 1964,  PG)
74
Young Winston 1972,  PG)
75
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World 2003,  PG-13)
76
Nixon 1995,  R)
77
Hamlet 1996,  PG-13)
78
The Tragedy of Macbeth (Macbeth) 1971,  R)
79
Twelfth Night: Or What You Will 1998,  PG)
80
Good Bye, Lenin 2004,  R)
81
Ever After: A Cinderella Story 1998,  PG-13)
82
Jesus of Nazareth 1977,  Unrated)
83
Romero 1989,  PG-13)
84
The Robe 1953,  G)
85
Kumonosu J˘ (Throne of Blood) (Macbeth) 1957,  Unrated)
86
Memoirs of a Geisha 2005,  PG-13)
87
The Last Temptation of Christ 1988,  R)
88
The Twilight Samurai (Tasogare Seibei) 2004,  Unrated)
89
Becoming Jane 2007,  PG)
90
Emma 1996,  PG)
91
Sense and Sensibility 1995,  PG)
92
The Others 2001,  PG-13)
93
From Hell 2001,  R)
94
Michael Collins 1996,  R)
95
Amazing Grace 2007,  PG)
96
Bright Star 2009,  PG)
97
Immortal Beloved 1994,  R)
98
Les Miserables 1998,  PG-13)
99
Vanity Fair 2004,  PG-13)
100
Gosford Park 2001,  R)
101
Bedknobs and Broomsticks 1971,  G)
102
1776 1972,  G)
103
Shenandoah 1965,  PG)
104
Little Women 1994,  PG)
105
3:10 to Yuma 2007,  R)
106
Blazing Saddles 1974,  R)
107
The Mask of Zorro 1998,  PG-13)
108
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962,  G)
109
Joan of Arc 1999,  Unrated)
110
Robin Hood 2010,  PG-13)
111
Robin Hood: Men in Tights 1993,  PG-13)
112
Monty Python and the Holy Grail 1975,  PG)
113
Monty Python's Life of Brian 1979,  R)
114
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2001,  PG-13)
115
The Sand Pebbles 1966,  PG-13)
116
The Muppet Christmas Carol 1992,  G)
117
Scrooge (A Christmas Carol) 1951,  G)
118
Muppet Treasure Island 1996,  G)
119
Gladiator 2000,  R)
120
Heavenly Creatures 1994,  R)
121
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge 1999,  R)
122
Let Him Have It 1991,  R)
123
My Favorite Year 1982,  PG)
124
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975,  R)
125
Of Mice and Men 1992,  PG-13)
126
The Green Mile 1999,  R)
127
Forrest Gump 1994,  PG-13)
128
To Kill A Mockingbird 1962,  Unrated)
129
An American Crime 2007,  R)
130
Apocalypse Now 1979,  R)
131
Platoon 1986,  R)
132
Casualties of War 1989,  R)
133
The Deer Hunter 1978,  R)
134
GoodFellas 1990,  R)
135
Path to War 2002,  Unrated)
136
The Damned United 2009,  R)
137
Withnail and I 1987,  R)
138
Anchorman - The Legend Of Ron Burgundy 2004,  PG-13)
139
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery 1997,  PG-13)
140
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 1999,  PG-13)
141
Back to the Future Part II 1989,  PG)
142
Back to the Future Part III 1990,  PG)
143
Back to the Future 1985,  PG)
144
101 Dalmatians 1961,  G)
145
Big Fish 2003,  PG-13)
146
Catch Me If You Can 2002,  PG-13)
147
Citizen Kane 1941,  PG)
148
RKO 281: The Battle Over Citizen Kane 1999,  R)
149
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story 2005,  R)
150
Dead Poets Society 1989,  PG)
151
Dead Again 1991,  R)
152
Down with Love 2003,  PG-13)
153
Shakespeare in Love 1998,  R)
154
The Dresser 1983,  PG)
155
Pan's Labyrinth 2006,  R)
156
10 Rillington Place 1971,  PG)
157
From the Earth to the Moon 1958,  Unrated)
158
The Godfather 1972,  R)
159
The Godfather, Part II 1974,  R)
160
The Great Mouse Detective 1986,  G)
161
Hotaru no haka (Grave of the Fireflies) 1988,  Unrated)
162
Hadashi no Gen (Barefoot Gen) 1983,  Unrated)
163
Hadashi no Gen 2 (Barefoot Gen 2) 1986,  PG)
164
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street 2007,  R)
165
History of the World -- Part I 1981,  R)
166
How Green Was My Valley 1941,  Unrated)
167
Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981,  PG)
168
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 1984,  PG)
169
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989,  PG-13)
170
It's a Wonderful Life 1946,  PG)
171
The Passion of the Christ 2004,  R)
172
Ed Wood 1994,  R)
173
The Aviator 2004,  PG-13)
174
Taking Woodstock 2009,  R)
175
An Education 2009,  PG-13)
176
The Innocents 1961,  Unrated)
177
Lady Jane 1986,  PG-13)
178
Stand by Me 1986,  R)
179
The Painted Veil 2006,  PG-13)
180
The Prince of Egypt 1998,  PG)
181
My Cousin Rachel 1952,  Unrated)
182
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966,  R)
183
Equus 1977,  R)
184
Jane Eyre 1944,  R)
185
Rabbit-Proof Fence 2002,  PG)
186
Darby O'Gill and the Little People 1959,  G)
187
Swiss Family Robinson 1960,  G)
188
Hocus Pocus 1993,  PG)
189
Pollyanna 1960,  G)
190
The Adventures of Huck Finn 1993,  PG)
191
My Friend Flicka 1944,  Unrated)
192
Madeline 1998,  PG)
193
Rebecca 1940,  Unrated)
194
Love is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon 1998,  Unrated)
195
Miss Potter 2007,  PG)
196
Sword of the Stranger (Sutorenjia: Muk˘ hadan) 2007,  Unrated)
197
Rash˘mon (Rashomon) (In the Woods) 1951,  Unrated)
198
Thirteen Days 2000,  PG-13)
199
In the Name of the Father 1993,  R)
200
Cromwell 1970,  G)
201
Inglourious Basterds 2009,  R)
202
The Young Victoria 2009,  PG)
203
Without a Clue 1988,  PG)
204
Ryan's Daughter 1970,  R)
205
Victoria & Albert 2001,  Unrated)
206
Amistad 1997,  R)
207
The Winslow Boy 1999,  G)
208
Fairy Tale - A True Story 1997,  PG)
209
The Emperor's New Clothes 2002,  PG)
210
King Lear 1983,  Unrated)
211
National Theatre Live: King Lear 2014,  Unrated)
212
A Performance of Macbeth 1978,  Unrated)
213
Oh! What a Lovely War 1969,  G)
214
True Grit 2010,  PG-13)
215
The King's Speech 2010,  PG-13)
216
Longitude 2000,  Unrated)
217
A Man for All Seasons 1966,  G)
218
Howards End 1992,  PG)
219
Black Hawk Down 2001,  R)
220
Flags of Our Fathers 2006,  R)
221
The Bridge on the River Kwai 1957,  PG)
222
A Bridge Too Far 1977,  PG)
223
Cold Mountain 2003,  R)
224
The Train 1965,  Unrated)
225
How to Train Your Dragon 2010,  PG)
226
Where Eagles Dare 1969,  PG)
227
Stalag 17 1953,  Unrated)
228
In Which We Serve 1942,  Unrated)
229
Guns at Batasi 1964,  Unrated)
230
Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970,  G)
231
The Manchurian Candidate 1962,  PG-13)
232
Mulan 1998,  G)
233
Pocahontas 1995,  G)
234
Tunes of Glory 1960,  Unrated)
235
Ivanhoe 1982,  Unrated)
236
Operation Crossbow 1965,  PG-13)
237
Bertie and Elizabeth 2002,  Unrated)
238
Richard III 1995,  R)
239
The Last Emperor 1987,  PG-13)
240
Beethoven Lives Upstairs 1989,  Unrated)
241
Breaking The Code 1999,  Unrated)
242
Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (Hornblower: The Even Chance) 1998,  Unrated)
243
Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant (Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship) 1998,  Unrated)
244
Hornblower: The Frogs and the Lobsters (Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War) 1999,  Unrated)
245
Hornblower: Loyalty (Horatio Hornblower 3) 2003,  Unrated)
246
Hornblower: Mutiny (Horatio Hornblower: The Mutiny) 2001,  Unrated)
247
Hornblower: Duty 2003,  Unrated)
248
Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil 1999,  Unrated)
249
Hornblower: Retribution 2001,  Unrated)
250
Fall of Eagles 1974,  Unrated)
251
The Scarlet and the Black (The Vatican Pimpernel) 1983,  Unrated)
252
Edward the King 1975,  Unrated)
253
My Boy Jack 2007,  Unrated)
254
The Lost Prince 2003,  Unrated)
255
Truman 1995,  PG)
256
Warm Springs 2005,  Unrated)
257
Shackleton 2002,  Unrated)
258
Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy 1985,  Unrated)
259
Karol, un uomo diventato Papa (Karol: A Man Who Became Pope) 2005,  Unrated)
260
Karol, un Papa rimasto uomo (Karol - The Pope, the Man) 2006,  Unrated)
261
Lorna Doone 2000,  PG)
262
Hanging Gale 1995,  Unrated)
263
Edward & Mrs. Simpson 1980,  Unrated)
264
Number 10 1983,  Unrated)
265
The Proposition 2005,  R)
266
An American Tail - Fievel Goes West 1991,  G)
267
Chariots of Fire 1981,  PG)
268
Shadowlands 1993,  PG)
269
Moulin Rouge! 2001,  PG-13)
270
Chicago 2002,  PG-13)
271
My Fair Lady 1964,  G)
272
Aladdin 1992,  G)
273
Mary Poppins 1964,  G)
274
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum 1966,  Unrated)
275
Sunday in the Park with George 2002,  Unrated)
276
The Secret of Kells 2010,  G)
277
Dancing at Lughnasa 1998,  PG)
278
Veronica Guerin 2003,  R)
279
Stone of Destiny 2008,  PG)
280
A Merry War (Keep the Aspidistra Flying) 1998,  PG-13)
281
The Keys of the Kingdom 1944,  Unrated)
282
Sherlock Holmes 2009,  PG-13)
283
Kidnapped 2005,  Unrated)
284
The Madness of King George 1994,  PG-13)
285
Steamboy 2005,  PG-13)
286
A Little Princess 1995,  G)
287
Kundun 1997,  PG-13)
288
A Little Princess 1987,  Unrated)
289
A Passage to India 1984,  PG)
290
Persuasion 1995,  PG)
291
Brighton Rock 1947,  Unrated)
292
Mickey's Christmas Carol 1983,  G)
293
Black Adder's Christmas Carol 1992,  Unrated)
294
Great Expectations 1947,  Unrated)
295
The Runaways 2010,  R)
296
Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe 1997,  Unrated)
297
Moby Dick 1998,  PG)
298
The Social Network 2010,  PG-13)
299
Quiz Show 1994,  PG-13)
300
The Special Relationship 2010,  Unrated)
301
Pinochet's Last Stand 2007,  PG-13)
302
Catherine the Great 2000,  Unrated)
303
The Deal 2003,  Unrated)
304
The Odyssey 1997,  PG-13)
305
Midwife's Tale ,  Unrated)
306
The Color Purple 1985,  PG-13)
307
The Three Musketeers 1993,  PG)

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