2016 History Movies

Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

  • 26%
  • PG-13
  • 100 min
  • Drama

The film returns to the heart of Lew Wallace’s epic novel focusing on the nature of faith. The story follows a falsely accused nobleman who survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him. Both must come to choose between retribution or forgiveness.

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

  • 90%
  • R
  • 131 min
  • Drama

World War II American Army Medic Desmond T Doss who served during the Battle of Okinawa refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to win the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Anthropoid

Anthropoid

  • 66%
  • R
  • 120 min
  • History

Based on the true story of two Czechoslovak soldiers who sent to assassinate the head of the SS in 1942. SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich was the Reich's number three and main architect of the Final Solution.

Snowden

Snowden

  • 62%
  • R
  • 134 min
  • Biography

The story of an American whistle blower who heads to Russia and the back and forth between the leaker and his lawyer as he waits while that country considers his request for asylum.

Silence

Silence

    • R
    • 195 min
    • Drama

    Martin Scorsese’s SILENCE tells the story of two Christian missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor (Liam Neeson) – at a time when Christianity was outlawed and their presence forbidden. The celebrated director's 28-year journey to bring Shusaku Endo’s 1966 acclaimed novel to life will be in theaters this Christmas.

    Ip Man 3

    Ip Man 3

    • 80%
    • NONE
    • 105 min
    • Action

    When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

    The Young Messiah

    The Young Messiah

    • 48%
    • PG-13
    • 111 min
    • History

    Tells the story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth. Told from his childhood perspective, it follows young Jesus as he grows into his religious identity.

    Tale of Tales

    Tale of Tales

    • 82%
    • R
    • 125 min
    • Fantasy

    The film serves as Garrone's English-language debut and will interweave three separate story strands bookended by brief bits in which Italians Alba Rohrwacher and Massimo Ceccherini will play a street circus family. In one tale Salma Hayek will play a jealous queen who forfeits her husband's life. In another, Vincent Cassel plays a king whose passion is stoked by two mysterious sisters.

    Mohenjo Daro

    • 43%
    • 155 min
    • Adventure

    During the Pre-historic Indus Valley, in 2016 BC, the evil greed of a man is about to destroy one of the oldest cities in the ancient world, Mohenjo Daro. A young indigo farmer, Sarman, enters the city and meets Chaani, the daughter of the Priest, predicted to be the Origin of a New Society. Sarman, in his attempt to win Chaani's love, uncovers the secrets that nobody was ever supposed to know - about Chaani, about Mohenjo Daro and about his own past!

    The Secret Scripture

      • 108 min
      • History

      A woman keeps a diary of her extended stay at a mental hospital.