History Movies
The Dark Ages

The Dark Ages

The Dark Ages
IMDb: 7.2
120

Beginning with Rome’s fall in the fifth century, tis History Channel presentation sheds light on the Dark Ages, covering the continent-wide chaos, including raids by Vikings Vandals, and Visigoths, bubonic…

The Assassination of Richard Nixon

The Assassination of Richard Nixon

The Assassination of Richard Nixon
IMDb: 7.0
95

It’s 1974 and Sam Bicke has lost everything. His wife leaves him with his three kids, his boss fires him, his brother turns away from him, and the bank won’t…

Battalion

Battalion

Battalion
IMDb: 6.6
120

Russia, 1917, WWI. This is the story of the 1st Russian Women’s Battalion of Death, formed as part of an ill-conceived propaganda ploy by the Russian Provisional Government in late…

The Farthest

The Farthest

The Farthest
IMDb: 8.1
120

The captivating tales of the people and events behind one of humanity’s greatest achievements in exploration: NASA’s Voyager mission.

Gods and Generals

Gods and Generals

Gods and Generals
IMDb: 6.3
214

The film centers mostly around the personal and professional life of Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, a brilliant if eccentric Confederate general, from the outbreak of the American Civil War until its…

Barabbas

Barabbas

Barabbas
IMDb: 7.0
137

Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals…

1915

1915

1915
IMDb: 4.8
82

Exactly 100 years after the Armenian Genocide, a theatre director stages a play to bring the ghosts of the past back to life.

Genre: Drama, History
Warsaw ’44

Warsaw ’44

Warsaw ’44
IMDb: 6.7
130

A beautiful story about youth, love, friendship and the pursuit of adventure during the bloody and brutal reality of the Warsaw Uprising.

Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe
IMDb: 6.8
106

Sir Walter Scott’s classic story of the chivalrous Ivanhoe who joins with Robin of Locksley in the fight against Prince John and for the return of King Richard the Lionheart.

The Legend II

The Legend II

The Legend II
IMDb: 7.1
95

The hero Fong Sai Yuk becomes involved in the secret brotherhood “The Red Flower”, who are trying to overthrow the Manchurian emperor and re-establishing the Ming dynasty. The social upheaval…

Malmoi

Malmoi

Malmoi
IMDb: 5.9
135

During the Japanese occupation, two men travel across the country compiling the first Korean language dictionary.

Houdini

Houdini

Houdini
IMDb: 6.9
106

By the early 1900s, the extraordinary Houdini earned an international reputation for his theatrical tricks and daring feats of extrication from shackles, ropes, handcuffs, and Scotland Yard’s jails… The film…

4 Little Girls

4 Little Girls

4 Little Girls
IMDb: 7.9
102

On September 15, 1963, a bomb destroyed a black church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four young girls who were there for Sunday school. It was a crime that shocked the…

Exit Through the Gift Shop

Exit Through the Gift Shop

Exit Through the Gift Shop
IMDb: 8.0
87

Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post-hurricane New Orleans to the separation barrier on the Palestinian West Bank. Fiercely…

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan
IMDb: 7.3
120

The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan, a slave who went on to conquer half the world in the 11th century.

Rajkahini

Rajkahini

Rajkahini
IMDb: 7.3
160

Rajkahini is an Indian Bengali Drama film directed by Srijit Mukherji that can be best described as a partition period drama

Genre: Drama, History
Jian yu

Jian yu

Jian yu
IMDb: 6.9
117

Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk’s remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to…

Jin yi wei

Jin yi wei

Jin yi wei
IMDb: 6.4
114

Trained in clandestine combat from childhood, the Jinyiwei were masters of the 14 Blades; eight being for torture, five for killing, and the last blade reserved for suicide when a…

Evita

Evita

Evita
IMDb: 6.3
134

The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan Perón, and the most beloved…

Onirica: Field of Dogs

Onirica: Field of Dogs

Onirica: Field of Dogs
IMDb: 5.9
101

A visionary romance based on a contemporary reading of Dante.

Genre: Drama, History
Silkwood

Silkwood

Silkwood
IMDb: 7.2
131

The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety…

Beloved

Beloved

Beloved
IMDb: 5.9
172

After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of “Beloved”….

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar
IMDb: 7.3
108

Oscar-nominated film adaptation of the rock opera of the same name, based on the last weeks before the crucifixion of Jesus. The film was directed by Norman Jewison. Ted Neeley…

Virginia City

Virginia City

Virginia City
IMDb: 6.8
121

Union officer Kerry Bradford escapes from a Confederate prison and races to intercept $5 million in gold destined for Confederate coffers. A Confederate sympathizer and a Mexican bandit, each with…

The Wind that Shakes the Barley

The Wind that Shakes the Barley

The Wind that Shakes the Barley
IMDb: 7.5
124

In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O’Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend’s farm, British Black and…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Nicholas and Alexandra

Nicholas and Alexandra

Nicholas and Alexandra
IMDb: 7.3
189

Biography of the last Russian Monarch, Tsar Nicholas II and his Tsarina, Alexandra.Czar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and…

A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman

A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman

A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman
IMDb: 7.6
59

Julie Walters tells the story of how Morph, Shaun the Sheep and that cheese-loving man Wallace and his dog Gromit first came to life.

Passchendaele

Passchendaele

Passchendaele
IMDb: 6.5
114

Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The “Fighting Tenth” with the 1st Canadian Division and participated in all major Canadian battles of the war, and set the…

Days of Glory

Days of Glory

Days of Glory
IMDb: 7.1
128

During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Into the White

Into the White

Into the White
IMDb: 7.2
100

Into the White is an anti-war movie. High above the harsh Norwegian wilderness, English and German pilots shoot each other to the ground after a violent chance encounter. Isolated, they…

The Last Command

The Last Command

The Last Command
IMDb: 8.0
88

A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.

Scott of the Antarctic

Scott of the Antarctic

Scott of the Antarctic
IMDb: 7.1
111

The true story of the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott and his ill-fated expedition to try to be the first man to discover the South Pole – only to find…

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights
IMDb: 7.7
104

The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff….

The Hornet’s Nest

The Hornet’s Nest

The Hornet’s Nest
IMDb: 6.6
93

Armed only with their cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history.

In This Corner of the World

In This Corner of the World

In This Corner of the World
IMDb: 7.9
129

Newlywed Suzu Urano moves to her new life in Kure City on the coast of Hiroshima Prefecture, where she perseveres through World War II with pluck and determination.

Cast a Giant Shadow

Cast a Giant Shadow

Cast a Giant Shadow
IMDb: 6.4
146

An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each…

The Death of Louis XIV

The Death of Louis XIV

The Death of Louis XIV
IMDb: 6.8
115

August 1715. After going for a walk, Louis XIV feels a pain in his leg. The next days, the king keeps fulfilling his duties and obligations, but his sleep is…

A Frozen Flower

A Frozen Flower

A Frozen Flower
IMDb: 7.2
133

A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard. Under the dominance of Yuan Dynasty China, the king of Goryeo…

Spartacus

Spartacus

Spartacus
IMDb: 6.8
174

Sentenced to spend out the rest of his adult life laboring in the harsh deserts of Egypt, the Thracian slave Spartacus gets a new lease on life when he is…

Tubelight

Tubelight

Tubelight
IMDb: 4.2
136

Laxman Singh Bisht (Salman) is nicknamed tube light by his neighbours because he is feeble-minded. Despite being special, Laxman lives by one life-lesson; keep your faith alive and you can…

Genre: Drama, History, War