History Movies

The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman
IMDb: 7.5
124 min

Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at…

On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex
IMDb: 6.8
120 min

Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.

Greyhound Attack (2019)

Greyhound Attack (2019)

Greyhound Attack (2019)
IMDb: 1.8
81 min

WWII drama from film-maker Christopher Forbes which follows American fighter pilots on a perilous mission into the skies of enemy territory.

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Viking War

The Viking War

The Viking War
IMDb: 2.4
104 min

Ingrid and her siblings are on the run from the Beserkers who have begun invading the villages, taking over, savagely using the residents on a game where they vs a…

Genre: History
100 Years of the RAF

100 Years of the RAF

100 Years of the RAF
IMDb: 3.9
N/A
99 min

Including extraordinary and unseen historical footage of WW1 and 2 and narrated by Sir Martin Lewis, 100 Years of the RAF is a definitive film that pays tribute to the…

Genre: History, War
The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
IMDb: 8.3
51

In the 1930s, a black postal carrier from Harlem named Victor Green published a book that was part travel guide and part survival guide. It was called The Negro Motorist…

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi
IMDb: 6.8
148 min

Story of Rani Lakshmibai, one of the leading figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and her resistance to the British Rule.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
15 Rounds

15 Rounds

15 Rounds
IMDb: 5.1
95 min

The true story of underdog boxer, Chuck Wepner, who gets a shot to fight the champ, Muhammed Ali.

Brexit: The Uncivil War

Brexit: The Uncivil War

Brexit: The Uncivil War
IMDb: 7.0
93 min

Strategist Dominic Cummings leads a campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union.

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Vice

Vice

Vice
IMDb: 7.2
132 min

George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney’s impressive résumé includes…

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots
IMDb: 6.3
125 min

Mary Stuart, considered by many the legitimate sovereign of England, attempts to overthrow her cousin Queen Elizabeth I, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

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Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis
IMDb: 7.4
96 min

This documentary looks at the factors that led to the 2008 financial crisis and the efforts made by then Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President…

Colette

Colette

Colette
IMDb: 6.8
112 min

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as Willy, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon…

A War Over Reality

A War Over Reality

A War Over Reality
IMDb: 3.5
67 min

For millennia mankind lived upon this planet without the need for electronic devices. No smart phones, tablets or gadgets running our homes. We knew about the cycles of nature and…

Genre: History
The Favourite

The Favourite

The Favourite
IMDb: 7.7
119 min

In 18th century England, the close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah’s cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the…

MARS: Inside SpaceX

MARS: Inside SpaceX

MARS: Inside SpaceX
IMDb: 7.3
46 min

Compilation of the best parts of SpaceX from Mars Season 1 and new Falcon Heavy footage. Inside SpaceX’s plan to get humanity to Mars, providing an unprecedented glimpse into one…

Robin Hood The Rebellion

Robin Hood The Rebellion

Robin Hood The Rebellion
IMDb: 6.1
92 min

With his true love captured by the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham, the legendary Robin Hood and his crew of outlaws execute a daring rescue to save her.

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Iceman 2: The Time Traveler

Iceman 2: The Time Traveler

Iceman 2: The Time Traveler
IMDb: 3.8
95 min

The imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. 400 years later pass and they are defrosted…

The Photographer of Mauthausen

The Photographer of Mauthausen

The Photographer of Mauthausen
IMDb: 6.7
111 min

Spanish photographer Francesc Boix, imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, works in the SS Photographic Service. Between 1943 and 1945, he hides, with the help of other prisoners, thousands of…

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They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old
IMDb: 8.4
99 min

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, and the end of the war.

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First Man

First Man

First Man
IMDb: 7.4
141 min

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July…

Kursk

Kursk

Kursk
IMDb: 6.5
117 min

The story of the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds…

Genre: Drama, History
Peterloo

Peterloo

Peterloo
IMDb: 6.5
154 min

A drama about the infamous 1819 Manchester massacre, which killed an estimated 18 protesters and injured up to 700.

Genre: Drama, History
Quincy

Quincy

Quincy
IMDb: 7.7
124 min

An intimate look into the life of icon Quincy Jones. A unique force in music and popular culture for 70 years, Jones has transcended racial and cultural boundaries; his story…

A Twelve-Year Night

A Twelve-Year Night

A Twelve-Year Night
IMDb: 7.7
122 min

Uruguay, 1973. Having been crushed by the military dictatorship, surviving members of the Tupamaro guerillas are imprisoned and tortured. They must find a way to endure the coming 12 years.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
The Great Battle

The Great Battle

The Great Battle
IMDb: 7.0
135 min

In 645 AD, the Tang Dynasty’s emperor Li starts his invasion into Goguryeo, one of the ancient kingdoms of Korea. One victory after another, the Tang army marches into Ansi,…

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Genre: Action, History
The Pagan King

The Pagan King

The Pagan King
IMDb: 6.4
110 min

On his deathbed, the reigning king bestows power to an unexpected heir who must find strength within himself to unite his people against the violent crusades which threaten their freedom.

Outlaw King

Outlaw King

Outlaw King
IMDb: 7.0
122 min

Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.

22 July

22 July

22 July
IMDb: 6.7
143 min

In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story…

King of Thieves

King of Thieves

King of Thieves
IMDb: 5.5
108 min

A caper film about the unlikely gang of retirees that pulled off the daring Hatton Garden jewellery heist of 2015.

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Never Look Away

Never Look Away

Never Look Away
IMDb: 7.7
188 min

German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime.

Genre: Drama, History
Operation Finale

Operation Finale

Operation Finale
IMDb: 6.5
124 min

In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel…

Paskal

Paskal

Paskal
IMDb: 7.4
100 min

The true events of Lieutenant Commander Arman Anwar of PASKAL, an elite unit in the Royal Malaysian Navy, and his team’s mission to rescue the MV Bunga Laurel, a tanker…

Genre: Action, History
Blaze

Blaze

Blaze
IMDb: 6.8
129 min

A re-imagining of the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music movement.

Genre: Drama, History, Music
Gold

Gold

Gold
IMDb: 7.5
170 min

Set in 1948, the historic story of India’s first Olympic medal post their independence.

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Genre: Drama, History
BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman
IMDb: 7.5
135 min

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and become the head of the local chapter.

The Half-Life of Genius Physicist Raemer Schreiber

The Half-Life of Genius Physicist Raemer Schreiber

The Half-Life of Genius Physicist Raemer Schreiber
IMDb: 6.1
120 min

Our two-hour film highlights the life and career of Dr. Schreiber with respect and clarity. Raemer, his wife Marge, and young daughter Paula would move to the high-desert of New…

Shock and Awe

Shock and Awe

Shock and Awe
IMDb: 6.0
90 min

A group of journalists covering George Bush’s planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has ”weapons of mass destruction.”

Summer of 67

Summer of 67

Summer of 67
IMDb: 5.0
83 min

Based on real life events, Summer of ’67 brings to life the turbulent times of the sixties and the struggles faced by the men and women impacted by the Vietnam…

Gotti

Gotti

Gotti
IMDb: 4.8
110 min

John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy,…

Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Zoo

Zoo

Zoo
IMDb: 6.7
96 min

Young Tom and his misfit friends fight to save ’Buster’ the baby elephant during the German air raid bombings of Belfast in 1941.

Genre: Family, History, War
The Lost Viking

The Lost Viking

The Lost Viking
IMDb: 4.2
103 min

A young Viking called Vitharr arrives in Britain with dreams of conquest and adventure, but when his family and clan are ambushed and killed, he must survive alone in this…

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McKellen: Playing the Part

McKellen: Playing the Part

McKellen: Playing the Part
IMDb: 7.4
92 min

Built upon a 14 hour interview, McKellen: Playing the Part is a unique journey through the key landmarks of McKellen’s life, from early childhood into a demanding career that placed…

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The Angel

The Angel

The Angel
IMDb: 6.7
114 min

True story of Ashraf Marwan, who was President Nasser’s son-in-law and special adviser and confidant to his successor Anwar Sadat – while simultaneously Israeli Intelligence’s most precious asset of the…

Troy: The Resurrection of Aeneas

Troy: The Resurrection of Aeneas

Troy: The Resurrection of Aeneas
IMDb: 1.8
100 min

The Journey of Aeneas after the Trojan War. Based on the epic poems of the Aeneid by Publius Vergilius Maro.

The Last Witness

The Last Witness

The Last Witness
IMDb: 5.5
97 min

An ambitious young journalist uncovers the horrific slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers during World War II, a secret kept hidden for far too many years.

Genre: History, Thriller
Sobibor

Sobibor

Sobibor
IMDb: 6.3
110 min

The film is based on a real story that happened in 1943 in the Sobibor concentration camp in German-occupied Poland. The main character of the movie is the Soviet-Jewish soldier…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Woman Walks Ahead

Woman Walks Ahead

Woman Walks Ahead
IMDb: 6.5
103 min

In 1890, Catherine Weldon, a painter from New York, travels to North Dakota to paint a portrait of Sitting Bull and becomes involved in the struggle of the Lakota people…

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
IMDb: 7.4
124 min

Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they…

The Happy Prince

The Happy Prince

The Happy Prince
IMDb: 6.3
105 min

THE HAPPY PRINCE tells the story of the last days of Oscar Wilde. This great man of letters, once one of the most famous authors in England, is now a…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Chappaquiddick

Chappaquiddick

Chappaquiddick
IMDb: 6.5
107 min

Ted Kennedy’s life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.

RAF at 100 with Ewan and Colin McGregor

RAF at 100 with Ewan and Colin McGregor

RAF at 100 with Ewan and Colin McGregor
IMDb: 7.6
90 min

To celebrate the centenary of the Royal Air Force, Ewan and Colin McGregor take to the skies in some of the world’s most iconic planes. These are the planes that…

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Paul, Apostle of Christ

Paul, Apostle of Christ

Paul, Apostle of Christ
IMDb: 6.7
108 min

Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul — the apostle who’s bound in chains and held captive in Nero’s darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the…

Genre: Drama, History
Laugh or Die

Laugh or Die

Laugh or Die
IMDb: 6.8
103 min

Parikka, the actor once called the Funniest Man in Finland, and his troupe are about to be executed for the atrocities committed during the Civil War in Finland. Jaeger Lieutenant…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Glossary of Broken Dreams

Glossary of Broken Dreams

Glossary of Broken Dreams
IMDb: 7.2
98 min

Puppets! Pixels! Anime! Live action! Stock footage! Lumpennerd Johannes Grenzfurthner gives an ideotaining cinematic revue about important political concepts. Everyone is talking about freedom! Privacy! Identity! Resistance! The Market! The…

Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene
IMDb: 5.8
120 min

Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At…

Genre: Drama, History
Hondros

Hondros

Hondros
IMDb: 7.5
86 min

HONDROS follows the life and career of famous war photographer Chris Hondros by exploring the poignant and often surprising stories behind this award-winning photojournalist’s best-known photos. Driven by a commitment…

Mohawk

Mohawk

Mohawk
IMDb: 4.5
92 min

A young Mohawk woman and her two lovers battle a squad of American soldiers hell-bent on revenge.

Charles I’s Treasures Reunited

Charles I’s Treasures Reunited

Charles I’s Treasures Reunited
IMDb: 6.2
60 min

Brenda Emmanus explores the art collection of Charles I, much of which is being reunited for a unique exhibition for the first time since his execution. Brenda hears the stories…

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The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar

The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar

The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar
IMDb: 6.6
76 min

Based on her book, this World Premiere film follows Simone Biles through the sacrifices and hard work that led her to win 19 Olympic and World Championship medals.