Hilarious History Movies

If your kids need a break from their history lessons, popping one of these fun "history" flicks into the DVD player might be just the thing. Whether they're poking fun at historical figures or playing with the space-time continuum, these are all great movies for watching as a family.

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The General (1927) Movie Poster Image
Silent masterpiece is enter-train-ment for all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1927)
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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Movie Poster Image
Fun, fast-paced sequel is more upbeat than the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Gold Rush Movie Poster Image
A great silent comedy classic, with comic gunplay.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1925)
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Time Bandits Movie Poster Image
Fun fantasy has a bit of bite.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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Back to the Future Movie Poster Image
'80s time-travel favorite; some violence, bullying, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Movie Poster Image
Silly time-capsule comedy ideal for older tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Movie Poster Image
Visual treat is too bawdy for young fantasy fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail Movie Poster Image
Nonstop hilarity for families; some bawdy humor, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1975)
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History of the World, Part 1 Movie Poster Image
Dirty jokes, some sparkle in uneven Mel Brooks classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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Blazing Saddles Movie Poster Image
Kids may not get all of Brooks' classic Old West parody.
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(Release Year: 1974)
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