10 best movies like Henry V (1989)

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Henry V 1989
Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.

List of the best movies like Henry V (1989): Resistance, Churchill, Outlaw King, The King, The Message, Testament of Youth, Conspiracy, Anthropoid, Eichmann, Into the Storm.

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Resistance (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, USA

The story of mime Marcel Marceau as he works with a group of Jewish boy scouts and the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.

Churchill (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:25

A ticking-clock thriller following Winston Churchill in the 24 hours before D-Day.

Outlaw King (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57

Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.

The King (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA, Australia
Duration01:59

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

The Message (1976)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryLebanon, Kuwait, Morocco, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Egypt
Duration02:57

Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.

Testament of Youth (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Denmark
Duration02:09

Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again, it’s a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times.

Conspiracy (2001)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:36

The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Lead by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, this group of high ranking German officials came to the historic and far reaching decision that the Jews of Europe were to be exterminated in what would come to be known as the Holocaust.

Anthropoid (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, military, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:24

In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich

Eichmann (2007)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryHungary, United Kingdom

Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel, of his role in Hitler's plan for the final solution.

Into the Storm (2010)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

This powerful follow-up to “The Gathering Storm” follows Churchill from 1940 to 1945 as he guided his beleaguered nation through the crucible of the war years--even as his marriage was encountering its own struggles.

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Richard III (1955)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:41

Having helped his brother King Edward IV take the throne of England, the jealous hunchback Richard, Duke of York, plots to seize power for himself. Masterfully deceiving and plotting against nearly everyone in the royal court, including his eventual wife, Lady Anne, and his brother George, Duke of Clarence, Richard orchestrates a bloody rise to power before finding all his gains jeopardized by those he betrayed.

Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:09

The aging Caesar finds himself intrigued by the young Egyptian queen. Adapted by George Bernard Shaw from his own play.

Heaven & Earth (1993)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:20

Le Ly lives in a small Vietnamese village whose serenity is shattered when war breaks out. Caught between the Viet Cong and the South Vietnamese army, the village is all but destroyed. After being both brutalized and raped, Le Ly resolves to flee. She leaves for the city, surviving desperate situations, but surviving nonetheless. Eventually she meets a U.S. Marine named Steve Butler who treats her kindly and tells her he would like to be married -- maybe to her.

To Kill a King (2003)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:42

A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.

The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic
Duration02:23

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

My Boy Jack (2007)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:35

Author Rudyard Kipling and his wife search for their 17-year-old son after he goes missing during WWI.

Robert the Bruce (2019)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, history
CountryUSA

In 1306, Scottish King Robert the Bruce turns a defeated outlaw when his country is invaded. But before to free his sacred land, he must manage to regain his will to fight back and survive the persecution of those who want take his head and the English gold.

Alexander (2004)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Morocco, Thailand
Duration02:55

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.

A Mighty Heart (2007)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:48

Based on Mariane Pearl's account of the terrifying and unforgettable story of her husband, Wall Street Journal reporter Danny Pearl's life and death.

King David (1985)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genredrama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:54

This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.

The Pilot (2021)
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryRussia

December of 1941, Northwestern Front. A German tank column is moving towards Moscow. During a mission to stop the enemy advance, Nikolai Komlev's IL-2 is shot down. Komlev manages to crash-land his plane in a remote forest clearing. He's alive, but far from friendly territory. Ahead of him is a relentless trial of severe physical and mental endurance. After battling hunger and extreme cold, evading packs of wolves and detachments of Nazi soldiers, the wounded Komlev finally makes it back to safety. But there he faces another challenge, the most life-changing of them all.

A Hidden Life (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany

The story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. Based on real events.

Darkest Hour (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:30

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryTurkey, South Korea

In 1950, amidst the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, this little girl captures the heart of Süleyman, who risks his own life to save her, smuggling her into his Army base and out of harms way. Not knowing her name and unable to communicate with her, Süleyman names her Ayla, in reminiscence of the moon on the fateful night during which they met. The two form an instantaneous and inseparable bond, and Ayla, almost effortlessly, brings an uncanny joy to the Turkish brigade in the grip of war. As the war comes to a close however, Süleyman's brigade is told that they will be returning home. Süleyman cannot bear abandoning Ayla, and does everything within his power to take her with him. After repeated failure, he is forced to give Ayla to an orphanage, but doesn't give up on the hope of one day reuniting with her. Will the two ever get back together?

Lincoln (2012)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, India
Duration02:30

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

V2. Escape from Hell (2021)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountryRussia

Mikhail Devyatayev, a captured Soviet pilot who leads an escape from a German concentration camp by hijacking an aircraft.

Cromwell (1970)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.

Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:16

Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a fellow detainee and makes his way to Llaso, Tibet, where he meets the 14-year-old Dalai Lama, whose friendship ultimately transforms his outlook on life.

Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration03:03

Tsar Nicholas II, the inept last monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.

The Photographer of Mauthausen (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography, history
CountrySpain
Duration01:21

Spanish photographer Francesc Boix, imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, works in the SS Photographic Service. Between 1943 and 1945, he hides, with the help of other prisoners, thousands of negatives, with the purpose of showing the freed world the atrocities committed by the Nazis, exhaustively documented. He will be a key witness during the Nuremberg Trials.




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