You may not choose any of the class films, nor any of these following ten.  These films were the class votes for the best sites from the 2008 & 2010 HIST 329 class.  You can link to these sites below.

Class Films

Pocahontas (1995)
Last of the Mohicans (1992)
The Patriot (2000)
Amistad (1997)
Gone with the Wind (1939)
Glory (1989)
My Darling Clementine (1946)
Matewan (1987)
Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Long Walk Home (1990)
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Reefer Madness (1938)
All the President’s Men (1976)

Voted Best Projects by the class in 2008/2010 iterations of HIST 329

13 Days (2000); 1776 (1972); Bonnie and Clyde (1967); Dances With Wolves (1990); Wall Street (1987); Forrest Gump (1994); Little Women (1994); Apocalypse Now (1979); Good Shepherd (2006); Pearl Harbor (2001)

 

 

Historical Films to Choose From (unless there is a student name next to the film)

A Raisin in the Sun (1961)

Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)

The Alamo (1960, 2004)

Apollo 13 (1995) — Cooper

Beloved (1998)

Black Robe (1991)

Casualties of War (1989)–Patti

Citizen Kane (1941)

Cold Mountain (2003) — Brooke

The Color Purple (1985)

Coming Home (1978)

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

 

Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)

The Front Page (1931)

Full Metal Jacket (1987)–Wolana

Gettysburg (1993)–Mary O.

Gods and Generals (2003)–Paige

The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

The Green Berets (1968)

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? (1967)–Rachel

Heaven and Earth (1993)

Hester Street (1975) [May be hard to find]

Jesse James (1940)

JFK (1991)

A League of Their Own (1992)–Sara

The Longest Day (1962)

Malcolm X (1992)–Olivia

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1957)

M*A*S*H* (1970)

Memphis Belle (1990)

The Men (1950)

Mississippi Burning (1988)

The Molly Maguires (1970)

Norma Rae (1979) — Kendall

Nixon (1995)

Patton (1970)–Carrie

Platoon (1986)–Jeremy (or Hurt Locker)

PT 109 (1963)

Reds (1981)–Stefanie

Right Stuff (1983)

Saving Private Ryan (1998)–Ellen

Scarlet Letter (1995) — Laura-Michael 

The Searchers (1956) — Mary Quinn (?)

Sergeant York (1941)

Sounder (1972) 

Sullivan’s Travels (1941)

Tea and Sympathy (1956)

They Died With Their Boots On (1942)

Thin Red Line (1998)

We Were Soldiers
(2002) — Megan

The Untouchables (1987)–Amanda

Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)

 

 

Recent Films (may be harder to find sufficient scholarly work on them)

Bobby (2006)

Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)–Kayle

Cinderella Man (2005)

The Conspirator (2011)

Flags of our Fathers (2006)

Frost/Nixon (2008) — Emily

Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)

The Great Raid (2005)

J. Edgar (2010)

Milk (2008)

The New World (2005)

Red Tails (2012)

Remember the Titans (2000) –Aqsa?

World Trade Center (2006)

Zodiac (2007)

 

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