History Movies

The Occupation

The Occupation

The Occupation
IMDb: N/A
N/A
83

On October 15, 2011, thousands of people gathered at the Vancouver Art Gallery to support the global Occupy movement. As the day progressed, hundreds of people set up tents and…

We Go in at DAWN

We Go in at DAWN

We Go in at DAWN
IMDb: 1.2
N/A

When a high-ranking war planner is captured and held in a German prisoner of war camp, a team of specialists take on the dangerous mission of trying to break him…

Genre: History
Resistance

Resistance

Resistance
IMDb: N/A
120

The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.

Genre: Drama, History
My Name is Sara

My Name is Sara

My Name is Sara
IMDb: N/A
111

The true life-story of Sara Góralnik, a 13 year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside,…

Genre: Drama, History
Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones
IMDb: 6.9
141

In March 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travel to Ukraine, where he experiences at first hand the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet…

The Report

The Report

The Report
IMDb: 7.2
118

The story of Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the US Senate’s sweeping study into the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program, which was found to be brutal, immoral and ineffective. With…

The Irishman

The Irishman

The Irishman
IMDb: 7.9
209

In the 1950s, truck driver Frank Sheeran gets involved with Russell Bufalino and his Pennsylvania crime family. As Sheeran climbs the ranks to become a top hit man, he also…

Dark Waters

Dark Waters

Dark Waters
IMDb: 7.6
126

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against the DuPont chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

Ford v. Ferrari

Ford v. Ferrari

Ford v. Ferrari
IMDb: 8.1
152

American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary…

A Hidden Life

A Hidden Life

A Hidden Life
IMDb: 7.5
174

The Austrian Blessed Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Midway

Midway

Midway
IMDb: 6.7
138

The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.

Harriet

Harriet

Harriet
IMDb: 6.4
125

The story of Harriet Tubman, who helped free hundreds of slaves from the South after escaping from slavery herself in 1849.

Queen Marie of Romania

Queen Marie of Romania

Queen Marie of Romania
IMDb: 7.8
110

Devastated by the First World War and plunged into political controversy, Romania’s every hope accompanies its Queen on her mission to Paris, to lobby for its great unification’s international recognition…

Genre: Drama, History
Judy

Judy

Judy
IMDb: 6.9
118

Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

The Kill Team

The Kill Team

The Kill Team
IMDb: 5.9
87

A young American soldier in Afghanistan is disturbed by his commanding officer’s behavior and is faced with a moral dilemma.

Genre: Drama, History, War
We Shall Not Die Now

We Shall Not Die Now

We Shall Not Die Now
IMDb: 8.4
152

A chronicle of the Holocaust, told by the resilient survivors who lived through it.

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire
IMDb: 8.2
119

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the 18th century, an artist is commissioned to paint a young woman’s wedding portrait.

Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name
IMDb: 7.3
118

The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
The Red Sea Diving Resort

The Red Sea Diving Resort

The Red Sea Diving Resort
IMDb: 6.3
129

Inspired by remarkable true life rescue missions, this is the incredible story of a group of Mossad agents and brave Ethiopians who in the early 80s used a deserted holiday…

Christmas at the Royal Hotel

Christmas at the Royal Hotel

Christmas at the Royal Hotel
IMDb: 3.8
108

In 1941, Hong Kong was the Casablanca of the East, a city full of war refugees, profiteers and spies. With the sudden attack by Japanese troops, a Canadian soldier’s Christmas…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Current War

The Current War

The Current War
IMDb: 6.5
105

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

Genre: Drama, History
8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back
IMDb: 7.9
90

Join Apollo 11 on its historic journey. The film seamlessly blends mission audio featuring conversations among Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with new footage, NASA archive and stunning…

Elcano & Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World

Elcano & Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World

Elcano & Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World
IMDb: 4.2
85

The first journey around the world began under the command of Ferdinand Magellan and was concluded by Juan Sebastián Elcano. Five boats left Seville on September 20, 1519. Storms, famine,…

Robert the Bruce

Robert the Bruce

Robert the Bruce
IMDb: 5.0
123

The story of nobleman-turned-outlaw hero who was was crowned king of Scots in the 14th century.

Genre: History
Viking Warrior Women

Viking Warrior Women

Viking Warrior Women
IMDb: 6.9
44

Drama-led documentary following the life of Signe, an orphaned Chief’s daughter, who, driven by revenge, becomes an explorer and trader in the lands of the Rus Vikings.

Behind the Headlines

Behind the Headlines

Behind the Headlines
IMDb: 4.3
55

Secret government plans, behind closed door dealings and connections and that remained lost or secret are revealed in this investigative documentary. Covering the decades since Rupert Murdoch arrived in Britain…

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies
IMDb: 7.1
133 min

The story of the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.

Underwood

Underwood

Underwood
IMDb: 3.7
93

A decades old murder comes to light as an unknowing author uncovers a dark mystery while on a retreat. Haunted by a victim’s ghost, she now must find the killers…

The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman
IMDb: 7.3
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: 7.0
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.

Enemy Within

Enemy Within

Enemy Within
IMDb: 4.4
109

When a Japanese pilot crash-lands on the tiny remote Hawaiian island of Ni’ihau, he is met with courtesy and traditional Hawaiian hospitality from the locals – until they discover he…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Wild Nights with Emily

Wild Nights with Emily

Wild Nights with Emily
IMDb: 6.0
84

Explore Emily Dickinson’s vivacious, irreverent side that was covered up for years — most notably her lifelong romantic relationship with another woman.

Genre: Comedy, History
Greyhound Attack (2019)

Greyhound Attack (2019)

Greyhound Attack (2019)
IMDb: 1.2
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 Great War

The Great War

The Great War
IMDb: 3.3
100

In November of 1918 as World War I was ending, a unit of American soldiers goes behind enemy lines to find a lost platoon of African American soldiers.

Genre: History, War
Kesari

Kesari

Kesari
IMDb: 7.4
151

The story of Havildar Ishar Singh who participates in the Battle of Saragarhi (in which an army of 21 Sikhs fought against 10,000 Afghans in 1897) while yearning for the…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Brecht

Brecht

Brecht
IMDb: 6.2
187

Bertolt Brecht, a theatre revolutionary, poet of the state, outsider, looks back on his life in 1956, the year of his death, in East Berlin: from provocations in the Augsburg…

Genre: Drama, History
The Keeper

The Keeper

The Keeper
IMDb: 7.2
119

The story of a man whose love for football, for England and for the love of his life, Margaret, saw him rise from Nazi ‘villain’ to British hero. Bert Trautmann,…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Viking War

The Viking War

The Viking War
IMDb: 5.7
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
Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Apollo 11
IMDb: 8.2
90 min

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.

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: 6.4
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: 4.6
95 min

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

Amundsen

Amundsen

Amundsen
IMDb: 6.3
125

Based on the true story of polar explorer, Roald Amundsen, this movie covers his life and the dangerous way to the pole.

Genre: Drama, History
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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Romulus & Remus: The First King

Romulus & Remus: The First King

Romulus & Remus: The First King
IMDb: 6.6
123

Two brothers, Romulus and Remus, will have to rely on each other to survive in a hostile world. The city of Rome, one of the greatest empires in history, will…

Genre: Action, History
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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The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister
IMDb: 6.0
111

Based on the memoir by Indian policy analyst Sanjaya Baru, The Accidental Prime Minister explores Manmohan Singh’s tenure as the Prime Minister of India, and the kind of control he…

Genre: Drama, History
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: 7.3
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: 6.7
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: 5.4
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
Victoria & Albert: The Royal Wedding

Victoria & Albert: The Royal Wedding

Victoria & Albert: The Royal Wedding
IMDb: 7.6
90

Historian Lucy Worsley restages the 1840 wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Aided by a team of experts, Worsley recreates the most important elements of the ceremony and the…

The Favourite

The Favourite

The Favourite
IMDb: 7.6
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: 4.6
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…

Oma maa

Oma maa

Oma maa
IMDb: 6.7
108 min

Anni, a daughter of a wealthy family and used to secure life, falls in love with Veikko, a war invalid of the Continuation War. Anni leaves her past behind her…

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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: 8.3
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: 7.3
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…