10 History Movies That Mostly Get It Right - Martin Baker Orthodontist

10 history movies that mostly get it right

Directed by steven spielberg this film tells the story of oskar schindler a german businessman who saved the lives of more than a thousand jewish refugees during the holocaust schindlers list 1993

Based on the true story of solomon northup a free africanamerican man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the 19th century 12 years a slave 2013

Directed by ron howard this film depicts the illfated apollo 13 mission to the moon and the heroic efforts to bring the astronauts safely back to earth apollo 13 1995

A historical drama film based on the 1965 selma to montgomery voting rights marches led by martin luther king jr and other civil rights leaders selma 2014

Directed by steven spielberg this film focuses on the final months of abraham lincolns life and his efforts to pass the 13th amendment to abolish slavery lincoln 2012

A biographical film about the life of mahatma gandhi the leader of indias nonviolent noncooperative independence movement against british rule in the early 20th century gandhi 1982

Based on the true story of king george vi of the united kingdom who struggled to overcome his speech impediment with the help of a speech therapist the kings speech 2010

Based on the autobiography of polishjewish pianist and composer władysław szpilman who survived the holocaust in warsaw the pianist 2002

Directed by steven spielberg this film is based on the true story of the 1839 mutiny aboard the slave ship la amistad and the legal battle that followed amistad 1997

A historical war film based on the true story of the 54th massachusetts volunteer infantry one of the first africanamerican units in the united states civil war glory 1989