2017 History Movies

Dunkirk (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Drama, History

Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

The Lost City of Z (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History

Based on author David Grann’s nonfiction bestseller, The Lost City of Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as “savages,” the determined Fawcett – supported by his devoted wife (Sienna Miller), son (Tom Holland) and aide de camp (Robert Pattinson) – returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case, culminating in his mysterious disappearance in 1925. An epically-scaled tale of courage and obsession, told in Gray’s classic filmmaking style, The Lost City of Z is a stirring tribute to the exploratory spirit and those individuals driven to achieve greatness at any cost.

The Promise (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Drama, History

Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris – a renowned American journalist based in Paris.

Detroit (2017)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Drama, History, Thriller

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizen uprisings in the United States’ history.

The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Biography, Drama, History

The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

The Post (2017)

  • Genre: Drama, History

A historical drama detailing the Washington Post’s investigation of the Pentagon Papers in the 1970s. Artwork is from Bridge of Spies (2015).