Revisionist history movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant revisionist history movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, entertaining, exciting and suspense films and TV shows about / with revisionist history, murder, betrayal, mentor, death, runaway, violence, catastrophe, revenge and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as revisionist history: The Legend of Ben Hall (2017), The Path to 9/11 (2006), The Countess (2009), The Viceroys (2007), We Believed (2010), BlacKkKlansman (2018), Emperor (2020), Occupation in 26 Pictures (1978), Sattar Khan (1973), Hajji Washington (1983).

List of revisionist history movies

The Legend of Ben Hall (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Ben Hall is drawn back into bushranging by the reappearance of his old friend John Gilbert. Reforming the gang, they soon become the most wanted men in Australian history.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: revisionist history, criminal, partners in crime, breaking the law, bandit, chase, organized crime, gang leader, criminal gang, trap, crimes, gang ...
Time: 1860s, year 1865
Place: australia, new south wales
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The Path to 9/11 (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The Path to 9/11 was a two-part miniseries that aired in the United States on ABC television from September 10 – 11, 2006, and also in other countries. The film dramatizes the 1993 World Trade Center bombing in New York City and the events leading ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, bleak, realistic
Plot: terrorism, white house, politics, crimes, government agency, hijacking, dishonesty, head of state, state affairs, u.s. vice president, vice president, revisionist history ...
Time: september 11 2001, 90s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 8K
The Countess (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: countess, intrigue, political conspiracy, female killer, love and romance, noblewoman, physical appearance, female serial killer, bloodbath, virgin, female protagonist, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe, slovakia
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 6.1
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The Viceroys (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, epic, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, politics, political unrest, intrigue, rivalry, family life, revolution, society, dishonesty, royal family, parents and children, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
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 6.5
 576
We Believed (2010)
Genre: History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 205 min.
Story: The stories of three young men who, in the wake of the ferocious repression by the Bourbon reign in 1828, decide to join Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement.
Style: tense, serious, factual, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: politics, italian history, political unrest, rebellion, rebelliousness, society, battles, revolution, historical event, occupation, execution, repression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1850s, 1840s
Place: italy, europe, sicily, southern italy, naples italy
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 7.5
 255K
BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and become the head of the local chapter.
Style: semi serious, thought provoking, factual, captivating, rough ...
Plot: ku klux klan, racism, undercover cop, black cop, black american, racist, white supremacy, husband wife relationship, male protagonist, african american protagonist, violence, activist ...
Time: 70s, year 2017, 20th century, year 1972
Place: usa, colorado
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 5.7
 1K
Emperor (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An escaped slave travels north and has chance encounters with Frederick Douglass and John Brown. Based on the life story of Shields Green.
Plot: american civil war, slavery, snake, bounty hunter, swamp, plantation, singer, food, abolitionist, running, american south, horse ...
Place: maryland, new york
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C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
Style: clever, satirical, disturbing, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: racism, politics, interracial relations, american civil war, journalism, society, political unrest, discrimination, injustice, alternate reality, slavery, civil war ...
Time: year 1912, 1930s
Place: canada, new york, san francisco, montreal, south america ...
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Occupation in 26 Pictures (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in Dubrovnik, this drama chronicles a friendship, between three men, that began just before World War II. One of the men is of Italian origin, another is the wealthy heir of a shipping fortune, and the third is the son of a Jewish antique-store ...
Style: pre war
Plot: world war two, friendship, communist propaganda, worker, revenge, fear, revisionist history, jewish, nazi, communist, holocaust, communism ...
Time: 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia, croatia
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Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A faded TV actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry during the Helter Skelter reign of terror in 1969 Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, entertaining, suspenseful, disturbing, twist ending ...
Plot: hippie, celebrity, filmmaking, fame, hollywood, lsd, struggling actor, movie business, aspiring actor, friendship between men, sarcasm, showbiz ...
Time: year 1969, 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, italy, california, usa
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: old west, gunfight, on the run, cowboy, friendship, chase, last stand, robbery, adventure, thief, escape, friendship between men ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: bolivia, latin america, new york, wyoming, south america ...
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 6.2
 168
Sattar Khan (1973)
Genre: Action, Biography, History
Country: Iran
Story: Based on the true story of the Azari war hero, Satar Khan, during the time of the Constitutional Revolution. The story follows Satar and Heidar as they join another hero Bagher Khan.
Plot: revisionist history, pride, hijab, betrayal, murder, revolt, parliament, revolution, king, assassination, royalty
Time: 18th century
Place: iran, tehran iran
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Hajji Washington (1983)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hajji Hossein-Gholi Noori (Haji Baba) goes to Washington D.C. as the first Iranian (Persian) ambassador to the United States of America. After he opens the embassy, he is unable to invite statesmen to visit him. Haji fires the embassy staff due to ...
Plot: ambassador, president, betrayal, caravan, embassy, cowboy, u.s. president, decapitation, corruption, revisionist history
Place: washington d.c., usa, iran
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The Highest Honor (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan, Australia
Duration: 144 min.
Story: On 11 September 1944, a squad of 23 Australian and British soldiers lead by Lieutanant-Colonel Ivan Lyon leave Fremantle bound for Indonesia as part of Operation Rimau, an attempted repeat of the highly-successful Operation Jaywick the previous year ...
Plot: military police, british soldier, guilt, death, spy, australian, world war two, surrender, decapitation, japanese occupation, revisionist history, escape ...
Time: 1940s
Place: australia, singapore, sydney australia, indonesia
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Story: The young Arthur runs the back passages of Londonium with his crew, not knowing his royal lineage until he grabs Excalibur. Instantly confronted by the sword's influence, Arthur is forced to make up his mind. He joins the rebellion and a ...
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: one against many, king arthur, medieval, super speed, chosen one, camelot, excalibur, arthurian legend, king, good versus evil, father son relationship, paranoia ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, london
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, psychotronic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, chosen one, camelot, excalibur, throne, mentor, sword, courage, resistance, king ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
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Color of the Cross (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A retelling of the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, based on the idea that he was a black man whose death was a racially motivated hate crime.
Plot: messiah, disciple, rabbi, traitor, jewish, easter, crucifix, revisionist history, apostle, last supper, faith, betrayal ...
Time: 1st century
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Alone Yet Not Alone (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Fleeing religious persecution in Germany, the Leininger family seeks a new start in uncharted country - America. It is the mid-1700s and British and French forces are struggling for control over the abundant resources of this new territory. Carving ...
Style: captivating, serious, epic, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: native american white relationships, captivity, family relations, immigrants, interracial romance, religions or cults, political unrest, family in danger, confined, society, sister sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ohio, usa, germany, delaware, philadelphia ...
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 7.5
 91K
Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere, factual ...
Plot: racism, justice, politics, righting the wronged, civil rights movement, civil rights, racial segregation, human spirit, idealism, african american, fighting the system, discrimination ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1963, year 1964
Place: alabama, usa, boston, southern usa, birmingham alabama
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 6.5
 49K
The Runaways (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengalilike influence of ...
Style: stylized, emotional, captivating, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, rock music, teenage life, artists and showbiz, ambition, rising to stardom, music, musician, teenager, coming of age, name calling, teenage sexuality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, california, los angeles, usa, tokyo
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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
Style: humorous, stylized, sweet, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: talking animals, family, animal life, adventure, pirate, friendship, unlikely partners, animals, parents and children, getting home, natural disaster, partners ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: north america
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 7.7
 605K
Argo (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, clever, factual ...
Plot: cia, rescue mission, hostage, secret agents, revolution, daring rescue, american abroad, behind enemy lines, escapades, race against time, government agency, hidden identity ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1981 ...
Place: middle east, iran, langley virginia, usa, tehran iran ...
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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.
Style: gothic, exciting, stylized, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, head of state, immortality, good versus evil, undead, secret identity, slavery, tough heroes, brutality, supernatural, warrior ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s, 60s, 1810s ...
Place: usa, new orleans, indiana
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The Three Musketeers (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, adventure, duel, heroic mission, love and romance, escapades, political intrigue, partners, daring rescue, buddies, uninhibited rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, england, paris france, english channel ...
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Marie Antoinette (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Style: realistic, factual, colourful, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: historical character, queen, french history, princess, royal court, royal family, aristocracy, french revolution, female protagonist, state affairs, french, politics ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, versailles, paris france, europe, austria ...
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The Green Berets (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, military life, green beret, jungle, soldier, war, anti war, culture clash, politics, battlefield, journalism, military ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
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 8.0
 76K
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: love triangle, russian revolution, nurse, world war one, revolution, suicide attempt, infidelity, communism, deportation, war, betrayal, russian ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 1910s ...
Place: russia, moscow russia, ussr
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Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer.
Style: cynical, humorous, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: old west, satire, showbiz, culture clash, politics, buddies, society, artists and showbiz, ambition, leadership, racism, celebrity culture ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, california, canada
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Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Colonel James Braddock is told that his Asian wife and 12-year-old son are still alive in Communist Vietnam, he mounts a one-man assault to free them. Armed with the latest high-tech firepower, Braddock fights his way into the heart of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, heroes, martial arts, vietnam war, patriotism, rescue mission, vietnam veteran, vengeance, orphanage, against the odds, confined, war ...
Time: 80s, year 1975, 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, bangkok thailand, saigon, thailand ...
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 7.2
 114K
The Butler (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.
Style: emotional, touching, thought provoking, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: civil rights, butler, u.s. president, white house, blacks and whites, racism, injustice, historical character, prejudice, president, segregation, racial discrimination ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., nashville tennessee, birmingham alabama, south africa ...
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