A sociologist has created this amazing database of historical films, sorted by eras and countries

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These weeks of quarantine we are living a historic moment, but at the not being able to get out of our houses, many of us are taking refuge in the cinema to be able to make a little more enjoyable this situation.

In fact, it is a good time to review historical filmsand today we’re going to introduce you to a list giant in which they appear hundreds of films of this genre organized by era and by country.


The work of a single person

This herculean task has been carried out Patrick Louis Cooney, a sociologist and historian it claims to have resorted to platforms like IMDb, Wikipedia, and Amazon to create this web page.

As we can see, the design is not the most attractive thing of this websitebut the reality is that it does not matter much. In fact, that is a list with simple text makes it much easier and faster to navigate between so many historical films.

Although the design is a bit archaic, it can be useful to quickly navigate between so many information

As we can see, in the top appear the ages of humankind, divided into 22 large blocks: from the most ancient civilisations, through the renaissance up to the current era.

Historical Movies In Chronological Order

Each of these major sections is divided into subsections they collect historical events, battles or countries. If we click on any of these blocks or subloques will take us directly to the historical films of that era.

It is a work of awesomeand will help us to immerse ourselves thoroughly at certain times of the humanity, and to discover hundreds of films about certain topics that perhaps we were unaware.

Soldiers Of Salamis The Soldiers Of Salamis 2003

By clicking on each of the movies tells us (again in text) who directed it, what is the full cast and at the bottom a summary of the plot in English. In many cases, comes the film summary, if someone wants to skip this and continue with this experience-based text.

An important fact is that at the top of the web already to warn us that this page is “under construction”. Your creator says, “is seeing and writing about these movies as fast as you can, but it’s going to take a while”.


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A sociologist has created this amazing database of historical films, sorted by eras and countries

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Engadget

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Santi Araujo

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