Films that will blow your mind

Studying history helps us understand, and with grappling complex questions and examining dilemmas, we are able to comprehend how the past shapes, and continues to shape global, national and local relationships between societies and people. Living an age where information is condensed into a film that can tickles senses so immensely, imprints of the plot, characters and setting arise from our memory.

In this article, I present film titles revealing history, humour and truth to expand your mind with knowledge about our world, but also, spark inspiration for our future.

Historic Films

  • Dunkirk (2017)
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • The Pianist (2002)
  • Flags of our Fathers (2006)
  • Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
  • Just Mercy (2019)
  • Mississippi Burning (1988)
  • 1917 (2019 film)

Historic Individuals Films

  • Churchill (2017)
  • Churchill’s Secret
  • The Iron Lady (2011)
  • The King’s Speech (2010)

Historic Docu-series

  • Band of Brothers (2001)

Hilarious Films based on History

  • Inglourious Basterds (2009)
  • True Grit (2010)

If you have seen any of the films presented, like this artlc.e If there is a film missing, that should be recommended, please share it in the comments!

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