Updated November 21st, 2023 at 01:34 IST

Movies based on historical battles before Joaquin Phoenix starrer Napoleon


1/7: The Last of the Mohicans takes place during the French and Indian War, centering around two sisters who are captured by a Huron tribesman and must be rescued by Hawkeye, Uncas, and Chingachgook./ Image: IMDb

2/7: The Patriot is a 2000 movie set during the American Revolutionary War which follows the journey of a former soldier (played by Mel Gibson) who reluctantly joins the conflict. / Image: IMDb

3/7: Braveheart is another Mel Gibson blocksbuster where the actor played a medieval Scottish patriot spurred into revolt against the English when the love of his life is murdered. / Image: IMDb

4/7: Troy is a loose adaptation of Homer's great epic, and follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved./ Image: IMDb

5/7: 300, starring Gerard Butler, tells one of the enduring tales of Greek heroism invoked throughout Western history as the epitome of bravery exhibited against overwhelming odds. / Image: IMDb

6/7: Spartacus is a Stanley Kubrick magnum opus that brilliantly chronicled the rise and efforts of gladiator or slave Spartacus to bring the value of freedom and morality to their lives./ Image: IMDb

7/7: The plot of this lavish Tom Cruise starrer period drama was inspired by the 1877 Satsuma Rebellion, led by Saigō Takamori, and the Westernization of Japan by foreign powers./ Image: IMDB

Published November 21st, 2023 at 01:34 IST