Movies Similar to Hamilton (2020)

Movies like Hamilton (2020).

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Bless Me, Ultima (2012)

Starring: Luke Ganalon, Joseph Garcia, Miriam Colon, Benito Martinez
Duration: 1h 46mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

A drama set in New Mexico during World War II, centered on the relationship between a young man and an elderly medicine woman who helps him contend with the battle between good and evil that rages in his village.
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End of the Spear (2005)

Starring: Louie Leonardo, Chad Allen, Jack Guzman, Christina Souza
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Adventure, Biography, Drama

End of the Spear is a 2005 American drama film that recounts the story of Operation Auca, in which five American Christian missionaries attempted to evangelize the Huaorani (Waodani) people of the tropical rain forest of Eastern Ecuador.
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The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998)

Starring: Rob Morrow, Lance Henriksen, Donna Murphy, Jean Louisa Kelly
Duration: 1h 35mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The movie shows the events leading up to and after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln as well as a look into the personal lives of both men.
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Harriet (2019)

Starring: Cynthia Erivo, Janelle Monáe, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn
Duration: 2h 5mins
Genres: Action, Biography, Drama

The film opens in 1840s Maryland, a slave state, Araminta "Minty" Ross is newly married to a freedman, John Tubman.
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Jackie (2016)

Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

A week following the assassination of United States President John F.
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Evita (1996)

Starring: Madonna, Jonathan Pryce, Antonio Banderas, Jimmy Nail
Duration: 2h 15mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Evita is a 1996 American musical drama film based on the 1976 concept album of the same name produced by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, which also inspired a 1978 musical.
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A Mighty Heart (2007)

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Dan Futterman, Irrfan Khan, Archie Panjabi
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

A Mighty Heart is a detailed account of the search for kidnapped Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002.
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I'm Not Ashamed (2016)

Starring: Masey McLain, Ben Davies, Cameron McKendry, Terri Minton
Duration: 1h 52mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

In Littleton, Colorado, a young Rachel Joy Scott witnesses her father leave her family in the middle of the night.
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Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)

Starring: Greg Kinnear, Renée Zellweger, Djimon Hounsou, Jon Voight
Duration: 1h 59mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

Ron Hall, a successful art dealer, comes to the home of Julio, a man he previously sold a painting to.
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John Adams (2008 - 2008)

Starring: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett, Stephen Dillane
Duration: 1h 11mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Adapted from David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, this lavish seven-part miniseries chronicles the life of Founding Father John Adams, starting with the Boston Massacre of 1770 through his years as an ambassador in Europe, then his terms as vice president and president of the United States, up to his death on July 4, 1826.
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Rosa Luxemburg (1986)

Starring: Barbara Sukowa, Daniel Olbrychski, Otto Sander, Adelheid Arndt
Duration: 2h 2mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Polish socialist and Marxist Rosa Luxemburg dreams about revolution during the era of German Wilhelminism.
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Nixon (1995)

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen, Powers Boothe, Ed Harris
Duration: 3h 12mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1972, the White House Plumbers break into The Watergate and are subsequently arrested.
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The Birth of a Nation (2016)

Starring: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, Jackie Earle Haley
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The Birth of a Nation is a 2016 American period drama film written and directed by Nate Parker in his directorial debut.
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)

Starring: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, Connie Britton
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The story is told in flashbacks set during a 1945 testimony that William Moulton Marston gives to representatives of the Child Study Association of America.
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Malcolm X (1992)

Starring: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee
Duration: 3h 22mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Malcolm X (sometimes stylized as X) is a 1992 American epic biographical drama film about the African-American activist Malcolm X.
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First Man (2018)

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler
Duration: 2h 21mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1961, NASA test pilot Neil Armstrong is flying the X-15 rocket-powered spaceplane when it inadvertently bounces off the atmosphere.
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Selma (2014)

Starring: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth, Lorraine Toussaint
Duration: 2h 8mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) accepts his Nobel Peace Prize.
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Notorious (2009)

Starring: Jamal Woolard, Anthony Mackie, Derek Luke, Momo Dione
Duration: 2h 2mins
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

The film opens at a party in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997. Just as The Notorious B. I. G.
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The Current War (2017)

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Oliver Powell, Katherine Waterston, Nancy Crane
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

It is 1880 and Thomas Edison has unveiled his electric lightbulb.
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Macbeth (1971)

Starring: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw, Terence Bayler
Duration: 2h 20mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In the Middle Ages, a Norwegian invasion of Scotland is suppressed by Macbeth, Thane of Glamis, and Banquo.
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