History Movies

Emancipation

Emancipation

Emancipation
IMDb: N/A
132

Inspired by the gripping true story of a man who would do anything for his family—and for freedom. When Peter, an enslaved man, risks his life to escape and return…

Devotion

Devotion

Devotion
IMDb: N/A
138

The harrowing true story of two elite US Navy fighter pilots during the Korean War. Their heroic sacrifices would ultimately make them the Navy’s most celebrated wingmen.

Call Jane

Call Jane

Call Jane
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121

A married woman with an unwanted pregnancy lives in a time in America where she can’t get a legal abortion and works with a group of suburban women to find…

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front
IMDb: N/A
147

Paul Baumer and his friends Albert and Muller, egged on by romantic dreams of heroism, voluntarily enlist in the German army. Full of excitement and patriotic fervour, the boys enthusiastically…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Woman King

The Woman King

The Woman King
IMDb: N/A
135

The story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has…

Medieval

Medieval

Medieval
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126

The story of 14th century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Bandit

Bandit

Bandit
IMDb: N/A
126

After escaping a Michigan prison, a charming career criminal assumes a new identity in Canada and goes on to rob a record 59 banks and jewellery stores while being hunted…

Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Emily

Emily

Emily
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130

Tells the imagined life of one of the world’s most famous authors, Emily Brontë, as she finds her voice and writes the literary classic Wuthering Heights, and explores the relationships…

The Swimmers

The Swimmers

The Swimmers
IMDb: N/A
134

From war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics, two young sisters embark on a risky voyage, putting their hearts and their swimming skills to heroic use.

Genre: Drama, History
Benediction

Benediction

Benediction
IMDb: N/A
137

The story of soldier and poet Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967), who was decorated for bravery on the Western Front, and is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about the…

Mr. Malcolm’s List

Mr. Malcolm’s List

Mr. Malcolm’s List
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117

When she fails to meet an item on his list of requirements for a bride, Julia Thistlewaite is jilted by London’s most eligible bachelor, Mr. Malcolm. Feeling humiliated and determined…

Elvis

Elvis

Elvis
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159

The life story of Elvis Presley as seen through the complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era
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125

The residents of Downton Abbey go on a new adventure that takes them to a Spanish villa.

Man of God

Man of God

Man of God
IMDb: N/A
109

Exiled unjustly, convicted without trial, slandered without cause. Man of God depicts the trials and tribulations of Saint Nektarios of Aegina, as he bears the unjust hatred of his enemies…

Hostile Territory

Hostile Territory

Hostile Territory
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94

Former P.O.W. Jack Calgrove moves Heaven and Earth to be reunited with his children following the Civil War. After returning home, Jack discovers that his wife has tragically died and…

Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat
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128

In 1943, two British intelligence officers concoct Operation Mincemeat, wherein their plan to drop a corpse with false papers off the coast of Spain would fool Nazi spies into believing…

Werewolf Castle

Werewolf Castle

Werewolf Castle
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When a pack of werewolves attack a medieval village, Thorfinn, whose lover perished in the attack, joins knights Thomas, Osmund, Hamelin, and Hal Skullsplitter as they lead the fight back…

Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches

Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches

Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches
IMDb: N/A
60

Acclaimed actors draw from five of Douglass’ legendary speeches, to represent a different moment in the tumultuous history of 19th century America as well as a different stage of Douglass’…

Against the Ice

Against the Ice

Against the Ice
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101

In 1909, two explorers fight to survive after they’re left behind while on a Denmark expedition in ice-covered Greenland.

The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure

The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure

The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure
IMDb: N/A
126

A gutsy crew of Joseon pirates and bandits battle stormy waters, puzzling clues and militant rivals in search of royal gold lost at sea.

A Forbidden Orange

A Forbidden Orange

A Forbidden Orange
IMDb: N/A
85

Spain, 1970s. A Clockwork Orange, a film considered by critics and audiences as one of the best works in the history of cinema, directed by Stanley Kubrick and released in…

The Tragedy of Macbeth

The Tragedy of Macbeth

The Tragedy of Macbeth
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105

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by…

The Lady of Heaven

The Lady of Heaven

The Lady of Heaven
IMDb: N/A
141

Two stories separated by 1400 years. After losing his mother in the midst of a war-torn country, an Iraqi child, learns the importance and power of patience by discovering the…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Most Reluctant Convert: The Untold Story of C.S. Lewis

The Most Reluctant Convert: The Untold Story of C.S. Lewis

The Most Reluctant Convert: The Untold Story of C.S. Lewis
IMDb: N/A
87

A journey through C.S. Lewis’ early life and his dramatic conversion story about his inner conflict.

Genre: Drama, History
Heart of Champions

Heart of Champions

Heart of Champions
IMDb: N/A
119

During their last year at an Ivy League college in 1999, a group of friends and crew teammates’ lives are changed forever when an army vet takes over as coach…

Genre: Drama, History
The Pilot. A Battle for Survival

The Pilot. A Battle for Survival

The Pilot. A Battle for Survival
IMDb: N/A
105

December of 1941, Northwestern Front. A German tank column is moving towards Moscow. During a mission to stop the enemy advance, Nikolai Komlev’s IL-2 is shot down. Komlev manages to…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Munich: The Edge of War

Munich: The Edge of War

Munich: The Edge of War
IMDb: N/A
129

At the tense 1938 Munich Conference, former friends who now work for opposing governments become reluctant spies racing to expose a Nazi secret.

Redeeming Love

Redeeming Love

Redeeming Love
IMDb: N/A
134

A retelling of the biblical book of Hosea set against the backdrop of the California Gold Rush of 1850.

The Last Duel

The Last Duel

The Last Duel
IMDb: 7.7
153

King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire by challenging him to a duel.

Being the Ricardos

Being the Ricardos

Being the Ricardos
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125

Follows Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz as they face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.

The Survivor

The Survivor

The Survivor
IMDb: N/A
129

Harry Haft is a boxer who fought fellow prisoners in the concentration camps to survive. Haunted by the memories and his guilt, he attempts to use high-profile fights against boxing…

Genre: Drama, History
The Eyes of Tammy Faye

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

The Eyes of Tammy Faye
IMDb: 7.2
126

In the 1970s and ’80s, Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and a theme park, and were revered for…

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
IMDb: 6,9
111

The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain, whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public’s perception of cats forever.

The Shadow In My Eye

The Shadow In My Eye

The Shadow In My Eye
IMDb: N/A
107

On March 21st, 1945, the British Royal Air Force set out on a mission to bomb Gestapo’s headquarters in Copenhagen. The raid had fatal consequences as some of the bombers…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Swallow

Swallow

Swallow
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Set in the 1980s, Tolani Ajao is a bank secretary in Lagos, who finds herself persuaded by her friend Rose Adamson to enter the world of drug trafficking.

Diana: The Musical

Diana: The Musical

Diana: The Musical
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117

A princess is thrust onto the world stage. The tabloid media is captivated by her beauty and vulnerability. The globe’s most celebrated monarchy is disrupted. This is the story of…

Burning at Both Ends

Burning at Both Ends

Burning at Both Ends
IMDb: N/A
110

The movie follows a group of resistance radio broadcasters in Nazi-occupied France as they evade capture alongside a Jewish family.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Respect

Respect

Respect
IMDb: 7.0
145

The rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.

Camp Confidential: America’s Secret Nazis

Camp Confidential: America’s Secret Nazis

Camp Confidential: America’s Secret Nazis
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34

Camp Confidential: America’s Secret Nazis, is a documentary short featuring animation that focuses on the story of a top secret POW camp that was classified for over 5 decades. In…

Foxhole

Foxhole

Foxhole
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N/A

A multi-generational anthology about the horrors of war in various foxholes that possibly include that of the Civil War, World War I/II, and Vietnam.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Worth

Worth

Worth
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118

Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers…

Genre: History
No Man of God

No Man of God

No Man of God
IMDb: N/A
100

Based on real life transcripts culled from conversations between FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier and serial killer Ted Bundy that took place between 1984 and 1989, No Man of God details…

Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast
IMDb: N/A
88

In 1999, teen Rocío Wanninkhof is murdered. Her mother’s ex-partner, Dolores Vázquez, is suspected. Did she do it? A second victim reveals the truth.

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture
IMDb: N/A
98

A chainsaw-wielding George Washington teams with beer-loving bro Sam Adams to take down the Brits in a tongue-in-cheek riff on the American Revolution.

12 Mighty Orphans

12 Mighty Orphans

12 Mighty Orphans
IMDb: 7.0
N/A

Haunted by his mysterious past, a devoted high school football coach leads a scrawny team of orphans to the state championship during the Great Depression and inspires a broken nation…

Witnesses

Witnesses

Witnesses
IMDb: 6.0
110

The gripping true story of the first three witnesses to the Book of Mormon.

The Match

The Match

The Match
IMDb: N/A
119

Inspired by true events from the spring of 1944 when the Nazis organized a football match between a team of camp inmates and an elite Nazi team on Adolf Hitler’s…

Genre: Drama, History
Vivandiere

Vivandiere

Vivandiere
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57

Two young women from both sides of the Civil War volunteer as battlefield nurses, facing down scornful commanders and murderous war criminals to accomplish their hazardous duty.

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Ghosts of Borley Rectory

The Ghosts of Borley Rectory

The Ghosts of Borley Rectory
IMDb: N/A
80

Harry Price investigates the ghosts of Borley Rectory during his stay there.

Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Edge of the World

Edge of the World

Edge of the World
IMDb: N/A
104

Biopic about Sir James Brooke, the British adventurer who became King of Sarawak in the 1840’s and embarked on a lifelong crusade to end piracy and head-hunting – only to…

Adventures of a Mathematician

Adventures of a Mathematician

Adventures of a Mathematician
IMDb: N/A
102

The warmhearted story of Polish immigrant and mathematician Stan Ulam, who moved to the U.S. in the 1930s. Stan deals with the difficult losses of family and friends all while…

Genre: Drama, History
Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island
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N/A

During the last desperate months of World War II, an Allied mission to regain Ramree Island off the coast of Burma ends in horror when an embattled group of soldiers…

Oslo

Oslo

Oslo
IMDb: N/A
114

The true story of negotiations between implacable enemies — the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian…

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally
IMDb: N/A
107

The life of American woman Mildred Gillars and her lawyer, who struggles to redeem her reputation. Dubbed “Axis Sally” for broadcasting Nazi propaganda to American troops during World War II,…

Genre: Drama, History
Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt
IMDb: N/A
72

This documentary examines the 1999 London bombings that targeted Black, Bangladeshi and gay communities, and the race to find the far-right perpetrator. He terrorized a city, seeking to ignite a…

Dream Horse

Dream Horse

Dream Horse
IMDb: N/A
113

The inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to…

Genre: Drama, History
Cliff Walkers

Cliff Walkers

Cliff Walkers
IMDb: N/A
120

Set in the puppet state of Manchukuo in the 1930s, the film follows four Communist party special agents who return to China after receiving training in the Soviet Union. Together,…

First Signal

First Signal

First Signal
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102

When Air Force Space Command receives a signal from an alien satellite in Earth orbit an emergency meeting with the President reveals a government conspiracy.

Chernobyl 1986

Chernobyl 1986

Chernobyl 1986
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136

The aftermath of a shocking explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station made hundreds of people sacrifice their lives to clean up the site of the catastrophe and to successfully…

Trees of Peace

Trees of Peace

Trees of Peace
IMDb: N/A
97

In April of 1994, four women from different backgrounds and beliefs are trapped and hiding during the Rwandan genocide. Their fight for survival against all odds unites the women in…

Genre: Drama, History