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Becket (1964)

Becket
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Peter Glenville, starring Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, Gino Cervi
Rated PG-13

Becket is a 1964 British-American historical drama directed by Peter Glenville and starring Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole. The story follows King Henry II of England (O'Toole) and his close friend, Thomas Becket (Burton), during the tumultuous reign of King Henry II. When the King appoints Becket as the Archbishop of Canterbury, their friendship is tested and Becket must choose between loyalty to the King or loyalty to God. The film explores themes of friendship, power, and faith, as Becket is forced to make a difficult decision between his loyalty to his King and his loyalty to God. The film also features a strong performance by O'Toole, and is widely regarded as one of the best films of the 1960s.

A Man for All Seasons (1966)

A Man for All Seasons
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Fred Zinnemann, starring Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern
Rated G

A Man for All Seasons is a 1966 British historical drama film directed by Fred Zinnemann, adapted from Robert Bolt's play of the same name. The film follows the story of Sir Thomas More, a 16th-century English lawyer, philosopher, and statesman who opposed King Henry VIII's attempt to divorce Catherine of Aragon in order to marry Anne Boleyn. It is the story of More's refusal to accept King Henry as Supreme Head of the Church of England and the consequences that follow. The film stars Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Robert Shaw, John Hurt, and Orson Welles, among others. The film was critically acclaimed and a box office success, winning six Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Actor for Scofield's performance. Additionally, it was nominated for five BAFTAs, and four Golden Globe Awards. It is widely considered to be one of the greatest films of all time.

Vision (2009)

Vision
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Margarethe von Trotta, starring Barbara Sukowa, Heino Ferch, Hannah Herzsprung, Lena Stolze
Rated Unrated

Outlaws (2012)

Outlaws
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Dean Wright, starring Andy Garcia, Oscar Isaac, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Santiago Cabrera
Rated R

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Luc Besson, starring Milla Jovovich, John Malkovich, Rab Affleck, Stéphane Algoud
Rated R

Mary Magdalene (2018)

Mary Magdalene
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Garth Davis, starring Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tahar Rahim
Rated R

There Be Dragons (2011)

There Be Dragons
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Roland Joffé, starring Charlie Cox, Wes Bentley, Dougray Scott, Rodrigo Santoro
Rated PG-13

 



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