Movies You Should Watch If You Like 1776 (1972)

Movies to watch if you like 1776 (1972).

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Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

Starring: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Biography, Comedy, Drama

In 1980, Congressman Charlie Wilson is more interested in partying than legislating, frequently throwing huge galas and staffing his congressional office with young, attractive women.
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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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The Crucible (1996)

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen
Duration: 2h 4mins
Genres: Drama, History

Early one morning in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, a group of young village girls meet in the woods with a Barbadian slave named Tituba.
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Annie (2014)

Starring: Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx, Rose Byrne
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Family

In Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, Annie Bennett lives in foster care with several other girls under the care of Colleen Hannigan, a bitter former singer who spends her days drinking and trying to snag a sweetheart.
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Newsies (1992)

Starring: Christian Bale, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall, Ann-Margret
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Drama, Family, History

In 1899, 17-year-old Jack "Cowboy" Kelly is one of many struggling newspaper hawkers in New York City, selling copies of the New York World on the streets of Manhattan ("Carrying the Banner").
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The Madness of King George (1994)

Starring: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves, Amanda Donohoe
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Biography, Comedy, Drama

The film depicts the ordeal of King George III whose bout of madness in 1788 touched off the Regency Crisis of 1788, triggering a power struggle between factions of Parliament under the Tory Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger and the reform-minded Leader of the Opposition Charles James Fox.
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Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor (2003)

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Kelsey Grammer, Flora Montgomery, John Light
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Drama, History

The movie opens with these words: The American Revolution bitterly divided the people: A third calling themselves Patriots fought for a free and independent nation.
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Recount (2008)

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Bob Balaban, Denis Leary, Ed Begley Jr.
Duration: 1h 56mins
Genres: Drama, History

Recount chronicles the 2000 U. S. presidential election Bush v. Gore case between Governor of Texas George W. Bush and U. S. Vice President Al Gore.
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Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)

Starring: Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman, Barry Dennen
Duration: 1h 46mins
Genres: Drama, History, Musical

The film is framed as a group of performers who travel to the desert to re-enact the Passion of Christ.
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Amazing Grace (2006)

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Albert Finney, Michael Gambon, Romola Garai
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1797, William Wilberforce is severely ill and taking a recuperative holiday in Bath, Somerset, with his cousin, Henry Thornton.
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Sons of Liberty (2015 - 2015)

Starring: Ben Barnes, Marton Csokas, Ryan Eggold, Henry Thomas
Duration: 4h 30mins
Genres: Drama, History

The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America.
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Jefferson in Paris (1995)

Starring: Nick Nolte, Greta Scacchi, Gwyneth Paltrow, Estelle Eonnet
Duration: 2h 19mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Set in the period 1784–1789, the film portrays Jefferson when he was US minister to France at Versailles before the French Revolution.
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A Country Christmas Story (2013)

Starring: Megyn Price, Ross McCall, Brian McKnight, Desiree Ross
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Drama, Family, Musical

Dolly Parton and Grammy Award nominated R&B singer and Producer Brian McKnight star in this Lifetime Original Movie.
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The Affair of the Necklace (2001)

Starring: Hilary Swank, Simon Baker, Jonathan Pryce, Adrien Brody
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Drama, History, Romance

Jeanne de Saint-Rémy de Valois, orphaned at an early age, is determined to reclaim her noble title and the home taken from her family when she was a child.
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Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon
Duration: 3h 1mins
Genres: Drama, Family, Musical

The film's plot largely follows that of the musical from which it is adapted.
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The Missiles of October (1974)

Starring: William Devane, Ralph Bellamy, Howard Da Silva, James Hong
Duration: 2h 30mins
Genres: Drama, History, Thriller

The Missiles of October is a 1974 docudrama made-for-television play about the Cuban Missile Crisis.
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The Special Relationship (2010)

Starring: Michael Sheen, Demetri Goritsas, Adam Godley, Marc Rioufol
Duration: 1h 33mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The Special Relationship is a 2010 British-American political film directed by Richard Loncraine from a screenplay by Peter Morgan.
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Gettysburg (1993)

Starring: Tom Berenger, Martin Sheen, Stephen Lang, Richard Jordan
Duration: 4h 31mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

The film begins with a narrated map showing the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by Robert E.
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Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale (2010)

Starring: Ashlee Hewitt, Sterling Knight, Kiely Williams, Thomas Calabro
Duration: 1h 30mins
Genres: Drama, Family

Elle Daniels (Ashlee Hewitt) has dreamed of being a famous singer-songwriter for as long as she can remember.
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Lincoln (2012)

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Duration: 2h 30mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Lincoln is a 2012 American biographical historical drama film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln.
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