History Movies

Eps8Jesus: His Life

Jesus: His Life

Jesus: His Life
IMDb: N/A
43 min

Explore the story of Jesus Christ through a unique lens: the people in his life who were closest to him. Each of the eight chapters is told from the perspective…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Drama
Eps6Lost Gold of World War II

Lost Gold of World War II

Lost Gold of World War II
IMDb: N/A
43 min

Legend has it that there is a treasure of immense value buried in the Philippine jungle – now a team of American experts, with the help of the only surviving…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps2Presidents at War

Presidents at War

Presidents at War
TMDb: 6
60 min

Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. This is the story of how their war experiences…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps2Knight Fight

Knight Fight

Knight Fight
IMDb: N/A
42 min

Welcome to the toughest, most violent armored combat competition in the world today. “Knight Fight” steps inside the world of the full-contact Armored Combat League — often referred to as…

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Genre: Reality
Eps10Project Blue Book

Project Blue Book

Project Blue Book
TMDb: 6.7
44 min

A chronicle of the true top secret U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950s and ’60s, known as “Project Blue Book.”

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Watergate

Watergate

Watergate
TMDb: 10
N/A

A look at the constitutional crisis that resulted in President Richard Nixon’s resignation in 1974.

Status: Returning Series
Eps10In Search Of

In Search Of

In Search Of
TMDb: 5
42 min

Inspired by the iconic 1970s’ franchise, this series examines unexplained phenomena from all over the world.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps6Hunting ISIS

Hunting ISIS

Hunting ISIS
TMDb: 8
42 min

Follow along as American fighters embedded with the Kurdish YPG militia in Syria, and medics supporting a coalition of local forces in Iraq, begin the difficult push to retake ISIS’…

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Genre: Documentary
Eps5The Tesla Files

The Tesla Files

The Tesla Files
TMDb: 4.5
42 min

A new investigation driven by declassified CIA documents suggests a secret history of bitter rivalries, government conspiracies, Cold War, WWII spycraft, and amazing achievements of Nikola Tesla, a truly gifted…

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Genre: Documentary
Eps12Forged in Fire: Knife or Death

Forged in Fire: Knife or Death

Forged in Fire: Knife or Death
TMDb: 10
43 min

The country’s most experienced bladesmiths, martial artists and knife experts slice, stab and chop their way through a blade-shattering gauntlet for a chance at winning a $20,000 grand prize.

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Genre: Reality
Eps4Kingpin

Kingpin

Kingpin
IMDb: N/A
80 min

The journeys of some of the most well-known names in the world of crime, and a look at how they began as unknown thugs and transformed into globally notorious kings…

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Eps4The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen

The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen

The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen
IMDb: N/A
82 min

A look at the lives of iconic pioneers such as Daniel Boone, Lewis and Clark, Tecumseh, Davy Crocket and Andrew Jackson as they traveled across America.

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Genre: Documentary
Eps7The Curse of Civil War Gold

The Curse of Civil War Gold

The Curse of Civil War Gold
TMDb: 7.5
42 min

A deathbed confession made by a lighthouse keeper in the 1890s leads Kevin Dykstra and his team to believe there is Civil War gold to be found in Michigan.

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Genre: Documentary
Eps8Knightfall

Knightfall

Knightfall
TMDb: 6.2
45 min

Go deep into the clandestine world of the legendary brotherhood of warrior monks known as The Knights Templar.

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Eps2Manson Speaks: Inside the Mind of a Madman

Manson Speaks: Inside the Mind of a Madman

Manson Speaks: Inside the Mind of a Madman
TMDb: 6
85 min

The two-part special “Manson Speaks: Inside the Mind of a Madman” presents a new theory on Manson’s motives that does not align with the “Helter Skelter” theory he was prosecuted…

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Genre: Documentary
Eps5The Hunt for the Zodiac Killer

The Hunt for the Zodiac Killer

The Hunt for the Zodiac Killer
TMDb: 3.5
50 min

A look at the hunt for California’s Zodiac Killer, who murdered at least five people in the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 1960s and early ’70s.

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Eps7JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald

JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald

JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald
TMDb: 9
43 min

Follows former CIA agent, Bob Baer and former LAPD police lieutenant, Adam Bercovici, on their independent global investigation into Lee Harvey Oswald, and the murder of JFK, asking the questions:…

Status: Returning Series
Eps4Lawless – The Real Bushrangers

Lawless – The Real Bushrangers

Lawless – The Real Bushrangers
IMDb: N/A
52 min

This landmark documentary series explores the most iconic crimes of Australia’s colonial history. These are stories of violent murder and gun toting mayhem, foundation tales of those that make and…

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Genre: Documentary
Eps3The Cars That Made America

The Cars That Made America

The Cars That Made America
TMDb: 10
85 min

The histories of famous American automobiles and their equally iconic manufacturers are explored.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps8American Ripper

American Ripper

American Ripper
TMDb: 4.4
60 min

American serial killer H.H. Holmes has a dark legacy. Now, through his grandson’s research, it may be that Holmes and Jack the Ripper are one in the same.

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Genre: Mystery
Eps4America’s War on Drugs

America’s War on Drugs

America’s War on Drugs
TMDb: 5
N/A

The origins of the drug war in the United States, which spans five decades, and its unexpected effects on American culture, institutions and politics.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps2America: Promised Land

America: Promised Land

America: Promised Land
TMDb: 1
86 min

The epic history behind the creation of America, exploring how and why our ancestors came to this country. Examine the massive immigration patterns of ethnic groups to the United States…

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Genre: Documentary
Eps6Road Hauks

Road Hauks

Road Hauks
TMDb: 3
43 min

Kenny Hauk, lead designer of Hauk Designs, works with his crew of expert mechanics and fabricators to build ultra-powerful, one-of-a-kind vehicles that look amazing and can go anyw

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Genre: Reality
Eps8Detroit Steel

Detroit Steel

Detroit Steel
TMDb: 4.1
60 min

The Motor City, once the Mecca of American auto manufacturing, is making a comeback and classic car builder Adam Genei’s leading the charge. Born and bred in Detroit, Adam and…

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Genre: Reality
Eps18SIX

SIX

SIX
TMDb: 6.9
43 min

Action drama series inspired by the real missions of Navy SEAL Team Six.

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Eps8The Selection: Special Operations Experiment

The Selection: Special Operations Experiment

The Selection: Special Operations Experiment
TMDb: 5.4
45 min

Pushing themselves to the limit, 30 civilians undergo extreme training and assessment exercises.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Reality
Eps8The Warfighters

The Warfighters

The Warfighters
TMDb: 5
42 min

Featuring first-person accounts of recent US Special Forces missions in the war on terror, this unnarrated series gives viewers an inside and candid look at the realities of war.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Drama
Eps10Doomsday: 10 Ways the World Will End

Doomsday: 10 Ways the World Will End

Doomsday: 10 Ways the World Will End
TMDb: 7
43 min

A look ahead at the cataclysmic events that could extinguish the human race.

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Genre: Documentary
Eps28Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour

Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour

Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour
TMDb: 5.4
43 min

The self-proclaimed history nerds hit the road in a father-son journey they’ve waited years to take. No roadies, no tour buses and no boundaries – just a bucket list of…

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Genre: Reality
Eps5Big Easy Motors

Big Easy Motors

Big Easy Motors
TMDb: 0.5
30 min

There’s undiscovered treasure in the bayous of Louisiana and Charles Handler knows how to find it. From a 1957 Chevy Bel Air convertible to a 1967 Shelby Mustang GT, Handler…

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Genre: Reality
Eps4Barbarians Rising

Barbarians Rising

Barbarians Rising
TMDb: 7.6
84 min

Told from the perspective of the rebel leaders, the series chronicles a wave of rebellions against absolute power by those the Roman Empire called “barbarians” – tribes they viewed as…

Status: Ended
Eps4Roots

Roots

Roots
TMDb: 6.5
120 min

An adaptation of Alex Haley’s ”Roots”, chronicling the history of an African slave, Kunta Kinte sold to America and his descendants.

Status: Ended
Genre: Drama
Eps21Join or Die with Craig Ferguson

Join or Die with Craig Ferguson

Join or Die with Craig Ferguson
TMDb: 7.9
N/A

Featuring comedian Craig Ferguson debating provocative and timely topics in his unorthodox and iconoclastic manner. Each episode features a panel of guests which will include celebrities, comedians and experts, as…

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Genre: Comedy
Eps4Real Vikings

Real Vikings

Real Vikings
TMDb: 8.7
44 min

The history of the Vikings is explored by ”Vikings” star Clive Standen, who joins experts in Europe to learn how the Vikings successfully invaded England and France.

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Genre: Documentary
Eps6War and Peace

War and Peace

War and Peace
TMDb: 7.8
360 min

A story that revolves around five aristocratic families, set during the reign of Alexander I, and centered on the love triangle between Natasha Rostova, Pierre Bezukhov, and Andrei Bolkonsky.

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Eps6Smartest Guy in the Room

Smartest Guy in the Room

Smartest Guy in the Room
IMDb: N/A
30 min

Smartest Guy in the Room pits geniuses with 140+ IQs against one another as they compete in challenges involving feats of skill across a variety of topics.

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Eps4Christmas Through the Decades

Christmas Through the Decades

Christmas Through the Decades
TMDb: 7
N/A

Take a trip back in time to see what Christmas and the holiday season were like in America not too long ago as we reveal how many of today’s popular…

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Eps25Hunting Hitler

Hunting Hitler

Hunting Hitler
TMDb: 6.9
43 min

An FBI cold case that has laid dormant for 70 years, leads a group of world-renown investigators on the ultimate manhunt to finally answer the question: Did Adolf Hitler survive…

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Genre: Documentary
Eps8Power & Ice

Power & Ice

Power & Ice
TMDb: 7.5
42 min

Power & Ice introduces viewers to the brave men who maintain and build the remote and rugged Alaskan power grid. The series follows three fiercely competitive line companies as they…

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Eps6Outlaw Chronicles: Hells Angels

Outlaw Chronicles: Hells Angels

Outlaw Chronicles: Hells Angels
TMDb: 10
N/A

The Hells Angels are the single most notorious motorcycle club in history. They’re also one of the most secretive organizations on the planet. Members are known to take revenge on…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Eps106Forged in Fire

Forged in Fire

Forged in Fire
TMDb: 7.8
42 min

Competitors re-create weapons from historical periods ranging from Japanese katanas to medieval broadswords to ancient throwing blades. Each entry is judged on its artistry as well as its functionality and…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Reality
Eps5Alone

Alone

Alone
TMDb: 7.2
44 min

Hardcore survivalists are put by themselves in the Vancouver Island wilderness, without camera crews, teams, or producers – on a single mission to stay alive for as long as possible.

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Genre: Reality
Eps5Texas Rising

Texas Rising

Texas Rising
TMDb: 6.5
60 min

A chronicle of the Texas Revolution, the uprising against the tyranny of Mexican dictator Santa Anna, from the battle of the Alamo to the battle of San Jacinto, and the…

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Genre: Drama, Western
Eps6Lost in Transmission

Lost in Transmission

Lost in Transmission
IMDb: N/A
44 min

Top Gear co-host and automotive aficionado, Rutledge Wood and his friend and fellow car fanatic, George Flanigen, are on a mission: to rescue America’s greatest rides from barns and backyards…

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Eps8Engineering Disasters

Engineering Disasters

Engineering Disasters
TMDb: 4
60 min

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps4Blood and Glory: The Civil War in Color

Blood and Glory: The Civil War in Color

Blood and Glory: The Civil War in Color
IMDb: N/A
N/A

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Eps14Gangland Undercover

Gangland Undercover

Gangland Undercover
TMDb: 7.6
40 min

This drama series is a fictionalized retelling of the story of meth dealer-turned-ATF informant Charles Falco, who spent three years inside one of America’s most dangerous motorcycle gangs, the Vagos….

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Genre: Drama
Eps6Legend of the Superstition Mountains

Legend of the Superstition Mountains

Legend of the Superstition Mountains
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Legend tells of the Lost Dutchman’s gold mine hidden somewhere within the 160,000 acres of brutal Arizona desert known as the “Superstition Mountains.” The promise of a $200 million mother…

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Genre: Documentary
Eps3Sons of Liberty

Sons of Liberty

Sons of Liberty
TMDb: 6.1
86 min

A radical group of young men band together in secrecy to change the course of history and make America a nation.

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Genre: Drama
Eps2Houdini

Houdini

Houdini
TMDb: 6.9
172 min

The two-night scripted miniseries “Houdini” follows the epic tales of Harry Houdini as he emerges as America’s first bonafide world-renowned superstar.

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Genre: Drama
Eps84The Curse of Oak Island

The Curse of Oak Island

The Curse of Oak Island
TMDb: 7.2
43 min

Follows brothers Marty and Rick Lagina through their effort to find the speculated – and as of yet undiscovered – buried treasure believed to have been concealed through extraordinary means…

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Eps69Vikings

Vikings

Vikings
TMDb: 7.4
44 min

Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar’s band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises…

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Eps5The Bible

The Bible

The Bible
TMDb: 6.4
120 min

The story of God’s creation of the Earth and the landmark events leading up to the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

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Genre: Action, Drama
Eps4The Men Who Built America

The Men Who Built America

The Men Who Built America
TMDb: 6.9
120 min

Influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States, a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the greatest economic and technological superpower the world…

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Genre: Documentary
Eps159Counting Cars

Counting Cars

Counting Cars
TMDb: 6.1
30 min

When Rick Harrison and the rest of the Pawn Stars gang need to restore a vehicle they’re buying, they turn to Danny ”The Count” Koker, who runs Las Vegas auto…

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Genre: Reality
Eps4Mountain Men

Mountain Men

Mountain Men
TMDb: 5.5
42 min

Profiles of some of the men who choose to live off the grid in the unspoiled wilderness, where dangers like mudslides, falling trees and bears are all part of everyday…

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Genre: Reality
Eps8The Kennedys

The Kennedys

The Kennedys
TMDb: 6.2
346 min

The Kennedys is an Emmy-winning Canadian-American television miniseries chronicling the lives of the Kennedy family, including key triumphs and tragedies it has experienced. It stars Greg Kinnear, Katie Holmes, Barry…

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Genre: Drama
Eps72Top Gear

Top Gear

Top Gear
TMDb: 5.8
60 min

Hosts Tanner Foust, Adam Ferrara and Rutledge Wood embark on adventures as they test cars in extreme stunts, intense challenges and first-person reviews using their unique perspectives.

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Eps15Swamp People

Swamp People

Swamp People
TMDb: 6.5
42 min

In the farthest corner of Louisiana lies the nation’s largest swamp – a hidden world where nature rules… and man fights back. The Cajuns that live in this forbidding environment…

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Genre: Reality
Eps31Stan Lee’s Superhumans

Stan Lee’s Superhumans

Stan Lee’s Superhumans
TMDb: 7.2
60 min

Stan Lee’s Superhumans is a television series that debuted August 5, 2010 on History. It is hosted by comic book superhero creator Stan Lee and follows contortionist Daniel Browning Smith,…

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Genre: Documentary