APUSH History Movie Review recommendations?

Which movie would you recommend I watch for my movie review? Which one seems most interesting?

Here is the list:

APUSH History Movie Review

Film Selection

Fall Semester

1. Buffalo Soldier (1997) Danny Glover – Black cavalry helps win the West

2. The Patriot (2000) Mel Gibson – American Revolution

3. Hester Street (1975) Carol Kane – 19th century Jewish community in New York

4. Gangs of New York (2002) – Leonardo DiCaprio – 1863 New York

5. Gone With The Wind (1939) All-time classic Civil War film

8. Shenandoah (1965) James Stewart – Virginia family caught in the middle of the Civil War

9 Glory (1989) Matthew Broderick – Black regiment during Civil War

11. Amistad (1997) Morgan Freeman – Trial of the 1839 escaped slaves

12. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) Paul Newman, Robert Redford – Story of the famous western outlaws

13. Gettysburg (1993) Tom Berenger – Re-creation of Civil War’s most famous battle

14. Dances With Wolves (1990) Kevin Costner – Civil War soldier befriends Sioux Indians

15. Molly Maguires (1970) Sean Connery – 1870 Pennsylvania coal mines

16. How the West Was Won (1962) All-Star Cast – Three generations of western pioneers

17. Last of the Mohicans (1992) Daniel Day-Lewis – French and Indian War

20. The Alamo (1964) John Wayne – Last stand for Texans against the Mexican

army during the war for Texas Independence

21. Open Range (2003) Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall – Drama about free-ranging


22. The Red Badge of Courage – Audie Murphy – Story of the Civil War

23. The Crossing (2002) – Jeff Daniels – American Revolution

24. Little Big Man (1970) Dustin Hoffman – Growth of the West

25. Andersonville (1996) Famous Civil War Union POW camp

27. Black Robe (1991) Lothaire Bluteau New France in the 1630’s

28. The Buccaneer (1958) Yul Brynner – War of 1812

29. Beloved (1998) Oprah Winfrey – Story of a damaged black family after slavery

2 Answers

  • 8 years ago
    Favorite Answer


    Gone With the Wind




    are all excellent.

    The historical veracity of the remainder - and their general qualities as movies - are all extremely suspect.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    The most iconic villain, personally, is Darth Vader. He's a excellent villain. He is very evil and such, but he has a intellect. He is very intimidating to appear at. I believe we all do not forget that horrific feeling when we went and noticed "star Wars" in the theater again in 'seventy seven. The scene when the Imperial March performed and Vader walked via the smoke onto Leia's ship amongst all the fallen stormtroopers. He has many different features which are just right for a villain (and a personality most commonly) too. He has a mild humorousness even ("I in finding your lack of faith stressful"). He is a tricky personality with many ideas, ambitions, suggestions, emotions, etc. He desires extra power in order that he can manipulate things. His environment, the people round him, the activities that unfold before him. He wishes vigor so that he can make the whole thing the way he desires them to be. Under the piano black mask and the mechanical swimsuit he is nonetheless the scared boy we see in the prequels. And that fear has led to his great anger. Which led to his hatred for himself, the Jedi, and all people around him. And he regularly suffers. Pushed most effective with the aid of his quest for more energy and dwelling only, for himself. He isn't a best villain. He's *the* villain.

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