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Upcoming Historical Films for 2009.


FILM LIST
300
The Alamo
Alexander
Amazing Grace
American Gangster

Australia
The Aviator
Becoming Jane
Charlie Wilson's War
Cinderella Man
Cold Mountain
DaVinci Code
Dreamgirls
Domino
Elizabeth: the Golden Age
Finding Neverland
Flags of our Fathers
Flyboys
Glory Road
The Great Raid
Hidalgo
Hollywoodland
Invincible
Jarhead
King Arthur
Kingdom of Heaven
Kinsey
Last Samurai
Master and Commander
Memoirs of a Geisha
Miracle at St. Anna
Miss Potter
Motorcycle Diaries
Munich
National Treasure
National Treasure 2
The New World
Oliver Twist
The Other Boleyn Girl
Passion of the Christ
Pride and Prejudice
Pirates of the Caribbean 2
Ray
Troy
United 93
Vanity Fair
W
Walk the Line
We are Marshall
World Trade Center

'Invictus' is opening in December. Morgan Freeman plays Nelson Mandela. During his first term as President, Mandela works with a white South African rugby star (Matt Samon) to unite black and white South Africans behind the rugby team. Find more on the film, and lots of great pictures here in this piece in the Daily Mail:


Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon as president and rugby captain.


The real ones: Nelson Mandela and Francois Pienaar.



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