Top 10 American History Movies
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If only history textbooks were as exciting as these cinematic masterpieces. From Platoon, to Malcolm X, to 12 Years a Slave, these movies take a detailed and important look at America’s past. WatchMojo ranks the top American History movies.

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List rank and entries:
#10. “Platoon” (1986)
#9. “Selma” (2014)
#8. “All the President’s Men” (1976)
#7. “Zero Dark Thirty” (2012)
#6. “Malcolm X” (1992)
#5. “Gettysburg” (1993)
#4. “12 Years a Slave” (2013)
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  1. 2 major omissions on this list if we are talking American History

    1. Black Hawk Down (movie never gets enough love)

    2. Hacksaw Ridge (movie gets overlooked because of the director. Not right)

  2. I wonder How a movie could portray Bush Jr invented of Mass Destruction weapons and how is going to be that One Nation Under Trump

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