10 History Movies That Mostly Get It Right

Directed by Steven Spielberg, this film tells the story of Oskar Schindler, a German businessman who saved the lives of more than a thousand Jewish refugees during the Holocaust

Schindler's List (1993) - 

Based on the true story of Solomon Northup, a free African-American man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the 19th century.

12 Years a Slave (2013) - 

Directed by Ron Howard, this film depicts the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission to the moon and the heroic efforts to bring the astronauts safely back to Earth.

Apollo 13 (1995) - 

A historical drama film based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders.

Selma (2014) - 

Directed by Steven Spielberg, this film focuses on the final months of Abraham Lincoln's life and his efforts to pass the 13th Amendment to abolish slavery.

Lincoln (2012) - 

A biographical film about the life of Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against British rule in the early 20th century.

Gandhi (1982) - 

Based on the true story of King George VI of the United Kingdom, who struggled to overcome his speech impediment with the help of a speech therapist.

The King's Speech (2010) - 

Based on the autobiography of Polish-Jewish pianist and composer WBadysBaw Szpilman, who survived the Holocaust in Warsaw.

The Pianist (2002) - 

Directed by Steven Spielberg, this film is based on the true story of the 1839 mutiny aboard the slave ship La Amistad, and the legal battle that followed.

Amistad (1997) - 

A historical war film based on the true story of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, one of the first African-American units in the United States Civil War.

Glory (1989) -