Top 10 awesome movies like Newsies that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Newsies and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Kenny Ortega, Christian Bale and David Moscow . Here goes the list -

  1. 1776
  2. Some Mother's Son
  3. The Nativity Story
  4. Miral
  5. The Boyhood of John Muir
  6. The Trial of the Catonsville Nine
  7. Torn Allegiance
  8. Matewan
  9. King of the Hill
  10. Endgame
  1. 1776

    1776

    A musical retelling of the American Revolution's political struggle in the Continental Congress to declare independence.

    This movie, created by Peter H. Hunt, William Daniels and Howard Da Silva, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Family | Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Vudu, Amazon Video, Redbox, Youtube, Microsoft Store and Google Play Movies.

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  2. Some Mother's Son

    Some Mother's Son

    Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ...

    This movie, created by Terry George, Helen Mirren and Fionnula Flanagan, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

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  3. The Nativity Story

    The Nativity Story

    A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.

    This movie, created by Catherine Hardwicke, Keisha Castle-Hughes and Oscar Isaac, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Family | Drama

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  4. Miral

    Miral

    A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.

    This movie, created by Julian Schnabel, Hiam Abbass and Asma Al Shiukhy, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv.

  5. The Boyhood of John Muir

    The Boyhood of John Muir

    This movie, created by Lawrence R. Hott, Joanne Bett and Colin Bruce, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | Family

  6. The Trial of the Catonsville Nine

    The Trial of the Catonsville Nine

    The trial of the Catonsville Nine, the nine Catholic activists who in 1968 went to the draft board in Catonsville, Maryland, took 378 draft files and burned them to protest the Vietnam War.

    This movie, created by Gordon Davidson, Gwen Arner and Ed Flanders, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  7. Torn Allegiance

    Torn Allegiance

    Piet du Bois is a miner who wants to buy a farm. He meets a Bushman and his wife buying their land and expelling after. The Bushman exposes a legend about a fabulous hidden treasure.

    This movie, created by Alan Nathanson, Shelagh Holliday and Jonathon Morris, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | Family

  8. Matewan

    Matewan

    A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.

    This movie, created by John Sayles, Chris Cooper and Mary McDonnell, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

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  9. King of the Hill

    King of the Hill

    A young boy struggles on his own in a run-down motel after his parents and younger brother are separated from him in 1930s Depression-era Midwest.

    This movie, created by Steven Soderbergh, Jesse Bradford and Jeroen Krabbé, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

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  10. Endgame

    Endgame

    A story based on the covert discussions that brought down the Apartheid regime in South Africa.

    This movie, created by Pete Travis, William Hurt and Chiwetel Ejiofor, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

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