Top 10 awesome movies like Selma that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Selma 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 Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo and Carmen Ejogo . Here goes the list -

  1. The King
  2. A Royal Affair
  3. To Kill a King
  4. Mary Shelley
  5. Monarch
  6. The Countess
  7. A Mighty Heart
  8. Milada
  9. The Last King of Scotland
  10. Talk to Me
  1. The King

    The King

    Hal, wayward prince and heir to the English throne, is crowned King Henry V after his tyrannical father dies. Now the young king must navigate palace politics, the war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life.

    This movie, created by David Michôd, Robert Pattinson and Timothée Chalamet, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | History | Biography

    You can watch this on Netflix.

  2. A Royal Affair

    A Royal Affair

    A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.

    This movie, created by Nikolaj Arcel, Alicia Vikander and Mads Mikkelsen, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video, Hoopla and Tubi Tv.

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  3. To Kill a King

    To Kill a King

    A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.

    This movie, created by Mike Barker, Tim Roth and Dougray Scott, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Biography | Drama

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  4. Mary Shelley

    Mary Shelley

    Life and facts of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, who at 16 met 21 year old poet Percy Shelley, resulting in the writing of Frankenstein.

    This movie, created by Haifaa Al-Mansour, Elle Fanning and Bel Powley, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Hulu.

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  5. Monarch

    Monarch

    Shortly before his death in 1547, the injured King Henry VIII is forced to take refuge a manor house closed for the season. While there, he must confront both his mortality and the ghosts of his past.

    This movie, created by John Walsh, T.P. McKenna and Jean Marsh, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | Biography

  6. The Countess

    The Countess

    A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.

    This movie, created by Julie Delpy, Julie Delpy and Daniel Brühl, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv.

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  7. A Mighty Heart

    A Mighty Heart

    Mariane Pearl embarks on a frantic search to locate her journalist husband, Daniel, when he goes missing in Pakistan.

    This movie, created by Michael Winterbottom, Dan Futterman and Angelina Jolie, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video, Cbs and Fubotv.

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  8. Milada

    Milada

    The story of Milada Horáková, democratic pre-WW2 Czech politician first arrested and tried by the Nazis during the War and then the post-war Communist government for her refusal to cease her opposition activity and leave the country.

    This movie, created by David Mrnka, Ayelet Zurer and Robert Gant, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | Biography

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  9. The Last King of Scotland

    The Last King of Scotland

    Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970's.

    This movie, created by Kevin Macdonald, Forest Whitaker and James McAvoy, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Hbo Now, Hbo Now Amazon Channel and Directv.

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  10. Talk to Me

    Talk to Me

    The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.

    This movie, created by Kasi Lemmons, Don Cheadle and Chiwetel Ejiofor, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv.

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