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Top 10 Historical Movies of 2012

# This is our list of best Historical movies of 2012. Enjoy it and don’t miss a movie because they all are fantastic!

  1. Poster for the movie "September Eleven 1683"

    September Eleven 1683

    Director
    Renzo Martinelli
    Runtime
    1 h 54 min
    Release Date
    11 October 2012
    Genres
    Drama, History, Adventure
    Overview
    Storyline: In the summer of 1683, 300 000 Ottoman Empire's warriors begin the siege of Vienna. City's fall, will open way to conquer the Europe. The Sept 11 is the day of main battle between Polish cavalry under the King Jan III Sobieski and Turks.
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  2. Poster for the movie "The Assassins"

    The Assassins

    Director
    Zhao Lin-Shan
    Runtime
    1 h 47 min
    Release Date
    26 September 2012
    Genres
    Drama, History
    Overview
    In the year 198 BC, Cao Cao (Chow Yun Fat), Prime Minister of the Han Dynasty, ventured to the east and defeated China's greatest warrior Lu Bu, terrifying every ambitious warlord across the country. Several years later, after taking the Han Emperor under his wing, Cao crowns himself King of Wei. He built a magnificent Bronze Sparrow Island to symbolize his power and rumors spread that he would replace the Emperor. Meanwhile, young lovers Mu Shun (Hiroshi Tamaki) and Ling Ju (Liu Yi-Fei) are taken from a prison camp to a hidden tomb, where they spend five cruel years together, training as assassins for a secret mission. In the year 220 BC astronomical signs predict dramatic change. As a result, Cao's son Cao Pi (Yau Sam-Chi) and Cao's followers urge Cao to become the new Emperor - but unknown opposing forces plot against him.
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  3. Poster for the movie "Game Change"

    Game Change

    Director
    Jay Roach
    Runtime
    1 h 58 min
    Release Date
    9 March 2012
    Genres
    TV Movie, Drama, History
    Overview
    Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the campaign kicks into high gear, her lack of experience, in both political and media savvy, becomes a drain upon McCain and his strategists. Directed by Jay Roach, who previously directed the HBO film Recount and the Austin Powers movies, Game Change premiered on HBO on March 10th, 2012.
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  4. Poster for the movie "For Greater Glory - The True Story of Cristiada"

    For Greater Glory – The True Story of Cristiada

    Director
    Dean Wright
    Runtime
    2 h 25 min
    Release Date
    1 June 2012
    Genres
    History, Drama
    Overview
    A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929), which was touched off by a rebellion against the Mexican government's attempt to secularize the country.
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  5. Poster for the movie "Emperor"

    Emperor

    Director
    Peter Webber
    Runtime
    1 h 45 min
    Release Date
    14 September 2012
    Genres
    Drama, History, War
    Overview
    As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.
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  6. Poster for the movie "Masquerade"

    Masquerade

    Director
    Choo Chang-min
    Runtime
    2 h 11 min
    Release Date
    12 September 2012
    Genres
    Drama
    Overview
    During the confusing and conspiratorial Joseon Dynasty King Gwang-hae orders his councilor, HEO Kyun, to find him a double in order to avoid the constant threat of assassination. HEO Kyun finds Ha-sun, a jester who looks remarkably like the king, and just as feared, Gwang-hae is poisoned. HEO Kyun proposes Ha-sun fill the role as the king until Gwang-hae recovers fully and grooms Ha-sun to look and act every bit the king. While assuming the role of the king at his first official appearance, Ha-sun begins to ponder the intricacies of the problems debated in his court. Being fundamentally more humanitarian than Gwang-hae, Ha-sun’s affection and appreciation of even the most minor servants slowly changes morale in the castle for the better. However, his chief opposition, PARK, notices the sudden shift in the king’s behavior and starts to ask questions.
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  7. Poster for the movie "16 Acres"

    16 Acres

    Director
    Richard Hankin
    Runtime
    1 h 35 min
    Release Date
    23 September 2012
    Genres
    Documentary
    Overview
    The dramatic inside story of the monumental collision of interests at Ground Zero in the decade after 9/11.
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  8. Poster for the movie "A Royal Affair"

    A Royal Affair

    Director
    Nikolaj Arcel
    Runtime
    2 h 17 min
    Release Date
    29 March 2012
    Genres
    Drama, History, Romance
    Overview
    A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
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  9. Poster for the movie "Kon-Tiki"

    Kon-Tiki

    Director
    Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg
    Runtime
    1 h 58 min
    Release Date
    24 August 2012
    Genres
    Adventure, History
    Overview
    The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.
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  10. Poster for the movie "Lincoln"

    Lincoln

    Director
    Steven Spielberg
    Runtime
    2 h 29 min
    Release Date
    9 November 2012
    Genres
    History, Drama
    Overview
    A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.
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