History Movies
Asura

Asura

Asura
IMDb: 6.6
76

Abandoned in the barren wasteland of Kyoto, a savage, enraged orphan does whatever it takes to survive in the wild. When he crosses paths with civilization, he must learn to…

In the Fog

In the Fog

In the Fog
IMDb: 6.7
127

Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces an impossible moral choice.

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Revenge of the Outlaws

The Revenge of the Outlaws

The Revenge of the Outlaws
IMDb: 6.9
105

Second of 2 films set during the 18th century in the mountains of Wallachia, about a band of outlaws aiming to undermine the rule of the Phanariots and the Ottomans….

Genre: Action, History
The Better Angels

The Better Angels

The Better Angels
IMDb: 6
95

At an isolated log cabin in the harsh wilderness of Indiana circa 1817, the rhythms of love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier shaped one…

Genre: Drama, History
The Civil War on Drugs

The Civil War on Drugs

The Civil War on Drugs
IMDb: 7.7
78

Comedy troupe “The Whitest Kids U Know” present a film that follows two young men who mistakenly believe the American Civil War is being waged over the legalization of marijuana….

Genre: Comedy, History, War
Girlfriend in a Coma

Girlfriend in a Coma

Girlfriend in a Coma
IMDb: 7.2
N/A

Girlfriend in a Coma is a documentary that exposes the dire situation of Italian politics and the process of economic and social decline the country has suffered during the last…

Make Hummus Not War

Make Hummus Not War

Make Hummus Not War
IMDb: 5.6
77

Filmmaker Trevor Graham is an Australian ‘hummus tragic’. Every week in his Bondi Beach home he observes the hummus making ritual, mashing chickpeas, lemon juice, garlic and tahina. But when…

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
IMDb: 7.1
141

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

Genre: Drama, History
Artemisia

Artemisia

Artemisia
IMDb: 6.7
98

The story of Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653), one of the first well-known female painters, including her youth, when she was guided and protected by her father, the painter Orazio Gentileschi.

Genre: Drama, History
Shootout at Wadala

Shootout at Wadala

Shootout at Wadala
IMDb: 6
150

The first-ever registered encounter by the Mumbai Police, which took place on November 1, 1982.

7 Husbands for Hurmuz

7 Husbands for Hurmuz

7 Husbands for Hurmuz
IMDb: 6.3
120

Remake of a well-known Turkish musical comedy loved by generations, the film is about the adventures of flirtatious Hurmuz in late 1800’s Istanbul. Hurmuz who lives in Taskasap, Istanbul has…

Quo Vadis

Quo Vadis

Quo Vadis
IMDb: 5.7
170

Ancient Rome, during the time of Emperor Nero. Vinicius, a young patrician, falls in love with the beautiful Lygia, the daughter of a Barbarian commander who was killed in battle,…

Genre: Drama, History
Amy Winehouse: Fallen Star

Amy Winehouse: Fallen Star

Amy Winehouse: Fallen Star
IMDb: 1.6
N/A

A biography on the life of Amy Winehouse.

Genre: History
My Friend Dahmer

My Friend Dahmer

My Friend Dahmer
IMDb: 6.2
107

Jeffrey Dahmer struggles with a difficult family life as a young boy. During his teenage years he slowly transforms, edging closer to the serial killer he was to become.

Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Masquerade

Masquerade

Masquerade
IMDb: 7.8
131

Though it places his own life in danger, a look-alike commoner secretly takes the place of a poisoned king to save his country from falling into chaos.

Genre: Drama, History
Rocky Mountain Express

Rocky Mountain Express

Rocky Mountain Express
IMDb: 7.8
46

A history of the nation’s first transcontinental railway accompanies a steam-train ride through the Canadian Rockies.

The Soviet Story

The Soviet Story

The Soviet Story
IMDb: 8.1
86

“The Soviet Story” is a story of an Allied power, which helped the Nazis to fight Jews and which slaughtered its own people on an industrial scale. Assisted by the…

Mary of Scotland

Mary of Scotland

Mary of Scotland
IMDb: 6.3
123

The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.

The Man Who Saved the World

The Man Who Saved the World

The Man Who Saved the World
IMDb: 7.5
120

The Man Who Saved the World is a feature documentary film about Stanislav Petrov, a former lieutenant colonel of the Soviet Air Defence Forces.

Cliffs of Freedom

Cliffs of Freedom

Cliffs of Freedom
IMDb: 6.2
137

The timeless story of an ill-fated romance between a young Greek village girl and a conflicted Turkish officer during the dawn of the Greek War for Independence against the Ottoman…

Genre: Drama, History
True Story

True Story

True Story
IMDb: 6.3
99

A drama centered around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel’s name.

Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Sunset Song

Sunset Song

Sunset Song
IMDb: 6.4
135

The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.

Genre: Drama, History
Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald

Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald

Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald
IMDb: 7.8
87

Kinderblock 66 is the story of four men who, as young boys, were imprisoned by the Nazis in the notorious Buchenwald concentration camp and who, sixty-five years later, return to…

Smash and Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers

Smash and Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers

Smash and Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers
IMDb: 6
90

The Pink Panthers have stolen over £270m in diamonds in more than 241 robberies in cities from Paris to Tokyo. The film explores the rise of the group during the…

An Honest Liar

An Honest Liar

An Honest Liar
IMDb: 7.5
90

An Honest Liar tells the incredible story of the world-famous magician, escape artist, and world-renowned enemy of deception, James ‘The Amazing’ Randi. The film brings to life Randi’s intricate investigations…

The Cut

The Cut

The Cut
IMDb: 6.2
138

In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive,…

Genre: Drama, History
Titanic: How It Really Sank

Titanic: How It Really Sank

Titanic: How It Really Sank
IMDb: 6.5
50

The sinking of the Titanic was far more than a simple accident. It was a tragedy that could have been prevented. It was the result of a long chain of…

Son of the South

Son of the South

Son of the South
IMDb: 6.2
104

Based on a true story, Bob Zellner, grandson of a Klansman, comes of age in the Deep South and eventually joins the Civil Rights Movement.

Genre: Drama, History
Explosion 1812

Explosion 1812

Explosion 1812
IMDb: 6.3
59

On April 27, 1813, American forces defeated the British at York (present-day Toronto) and captured the capital of Upper Canada – but not before suffering their own losses. History Television’s…

Winter Nomads

Winter Nomads

Winter Nomads
IMDb: 7.4
90

Pascal, 53, and Carole, 28, are shepherds. In the month of November 2010, they embark on their long winter transhumance: four months during which they will have to cover 600…

Cradle of the Gods

Cradle of the Gods

Cradle of the Gods
IMDb: 6.4
N/A

Could a recently excavated, 12,000 year old temple have propelled us out of the stone age and into the space age? Archaeologist Dr. Jeff Rose investigates an extraordinary find in…

Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods
IMDb: 4.5
99

Action epic sees a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother Hakan The Ferrocious, whose people…

The Dark Horse

The Dark Horse

The Dark Horse
IMDb: 7.4
124

One-time Maori speed-chess champ, Genesis Potini, lives with a bi-polar disorder and must overcome prejudice and violence in the battle to save his struggling chess club, his family and ultimately,…

Genre: Drama, History
MLK: The Assassination Tapes

MLK: The Assassination Tapes

MLK: The Assassination Tapes
IMDb: 6.7
46

Relive an unspeakable tragedy detailed with unforgettable images, videos, and recordings only recently rediscovered.

God Loves Caviar

God Loves Caviar

God Loves Caviar
IMDb: 5.9
99

The true-life, stranger-than-fiction tale of eighteenth-century Greek pirate turned merchant Ioannis Varvakis, who rose from humble beginnings to become the head of one of the largest mercantile empires in Europe.

The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men
IMDb: 6.1
118

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Rommel

Rommel

Rommel
IMDb: 6.6
120

The story of the final seven months in the life of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Variações: Guardian Angel

Variações: Guardian Angel

Variações: Guardian Angel
IMDb: 7.1
109

Film biography dwelling on the hectic artistic life of António Variações, a famous Portuguese pop rock singer from the 80s, who died from AIDS-related complications in 1984.

Genre: Drama, History, Music
María Montez: The Movie

María Montez: The Movie

María Montez: The Movie
IMDb: 5.6
98

The story of Maria Montez, an exotic and glamorous Dominican actress who achieved fame and popularity in Hollywood and Europe until her untimely death in 1951.

Genre: Drama, History
The Current War

The Current War

The Current War
IMDb: 6.5
108

Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.

Genre: Drama, History