History Movies
Six Rounds

Six Rounds

Six Rounds
IMDb: 7.4
57

Amongst the 2011 London riots, a former boxer needs must choose between his past or a new future.

Genre: Drama, History
Yamato

Yamato

Yamato
IMDb: 6.5
143

Directed by Junya Sato and based on a book by Jun Henmi, “Yamato” has a framing story set in the present day and uses flashbacks to tell the story of…

Genre: History, War
The Furnace

The Furnace

The Furnace
IMDb: 4.7
116

To escape the outback, a young Afghan cameleer falls in with a mysterious bushman on the run with stolen Crown gold.

Genre: History, Western
Edo Porn

Edo Porn

Edo Porn
IMDb: 6.5
119

The world-famous woodblock artist Hokusai, a widower in need of a steady income, lives with his daughter Oei in the house of his friend Bakin.

Genre: Drama, History
Hitler: The Rise of Evil

Hitler: The Rise of Evil

Hitler: The Rise of Evil
IMDb: 7.3
N/A

This movie describes the life of Adolf Hitler from childhood to manhood, and how he became so powerful. It describes his poor childhood in Austria, it describes World War I…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Japan’s Longest Day

Japan’s Longest Day

Japan’s Longest Day
IMDb: 7.7
157

Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister of the…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Men Behind the Sun

Men Behind the Sun

Men Behind the Sun
IMDb: 6.1
105

The film is a graphic depiction of the war atrocities committed by the Japanese at Unit 731, the secret biological weapons experimentation unit of the Imperial Japanese Army during World…

Genre: Drama, History, Horror, War
Nazi killer magic

Nazi killer magic

Nazi killer magic
IMDb: 6.9
N/A

La Marseillaise

La Marseillaise

La Marseillaise
IMDb: 7.1
135

A film about the early part of the French Revolution, shown from the eyes of the citizens of Marseille, counts in German exile and, of course, the king Louis XVI,…

Genre: Drama, History
Josep

Josep

Josep
IMDb: 7.4
71

February 1939. Overwhelmed by the flood of Republicans fleeing Franco’s dictatorship, the French government’s solution consists in confining the Spanish refugees in concentration camps where they have no other choice…

Price for Peace

Price for Peace

Price for Peace
IMDb: 7.4
90

Steven Spielberg, historian Stephen E. Ambrose, and director James Moll bring us a film with firsthand accounts chronicling the unforgettable events in the Pacific Theater of World War II. From…

Guns The Evolution of Firearms

Guns The Evolution of Firearms

Guns The Evolution of Firearms
IMDb: N/A
280 min

The greatest gift of mankind over beasts is his ability to craft and use tools. From the simple stone axe to modern warfare technology the relationship between man and survival…

Status: Ended
The Day the Sun Fell

The Day the Sun Fell

The Day the Sun Fell
IMDb: 7.6
79

Tracing the past of her deceased grandfather who worked as a young doctor in the Red Cross hospital of HirSwiss-Japanese filmmaker Aya Domenig, the granddaughter of a doctor on duty…

1945: The Savage Peace

1945: The Savage Peace

1945: The Savage Peace
IMDb: 7.8
60

How, in 1945, after the end of World War II and the fall of the Nazi regime, the defeated were atrociously mistreated, especially those ethnic Germans who had lived peacefully…

4 Presidents

4 Presidents

4 Presidents
IMDb: 5.9
100

What is the common thread among the only four U.S. Presidents who have been assassinated – Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley, and Kennedy? They were also the only four presidents to ever…

The Spacewalker

The Spacewalker

The Spacewalker
IMDb: 7.3
140

March 1965. In the heat of the Cold War, the USA and the USSR are competing for supremacy in space. What both superpowers aim for in this race, is to…

Line of Demarcation

Line of Demarcation

Line of Demarcation
IMDb: 6.9
120

Line of Demarcation. is a 1966 film written and directed by Claude Chabrol. Its title in French is La Ligne de démarcation. It is based on upon the memoir Mémoires…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Flood

The Flood

The Flood
IMDb: 7.5
117

When Jarah loses her husband, her child, her land and her innocence she embarks on a brutal journey of of retribution and revenge that transforms into redemption and reconciliation.

This Ain’t California

This Ain’t California

This Ain’t California
IMDb: 7.4
93

A retrospective look at the youth cultures born in the German Democratic Republic. A celebration of the lust for life, a contemporary trip into the world of skate, a tale…

Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor

Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor

Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor
IMDb: 7
122

Near the end of the nineteenth century, as the balance of power shifts from Shogunate towards the Emperor, Japan restlessly awaits the dawning of a new age. But not all…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Battalion

The Battalion

The Battalion
IMDb: 6.5
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…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Banquet

The Banquet

The Banquet
IMDb: 6.4
131

907 AD, the Tang Dynasty in China. The movie is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have…

Samurai Assassin

Samurai Assassin

Samurai Assassin
IMDb: 7.5
122

February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to kill the lord of the House of Ii, a powerful man in…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Titanic: How It Really Sank

Titanic: How It Really Sank

Titanic: How It Really Sank
IMDb: 7.1
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…

Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel
IMDb: 7.3
175

The life of Camille Claudel, a french scupltor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away…

Cyrano, My Love

Cyrano, My Love

Cyrano, My Love
IMDb: 7.4
113

Paris, France, December 1897. The young playwright Edmond Rostand feels like a failure. Inspiration has abandoned him. Married and father of two children, desperate and penniless, he persuades the great…

Genre: Comedy, History
Juarez

Juarez

Juarez
IMDb: 7.1
125

The newly named emperor Maximilian and his wife Carolotta arrive in Mexico to face popular sentiment favoring Benito Juraez and democracy..

Brave New Land

Brave New Land

Brave New Land
IMDb: 6.5
104

Diogo is a cartographer and artist who is encharged to set the new frontiers of Portuguese Colonies in South America. When he reaches the center of the continent, finds apparently…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Service to Man

Service to Man

Service to Man
IMDb: 6.2
92

In 1968, a white student from Brooklyn finds himself an outsider at Nashville’s legendary black medical school, where he and his peers attempt to battle the mysteries of medicine, demanding…

Genre: Drama, History
The Round Up

The Round Up

The Round Up
IMDb: 7.1
115

A faithful retelling of the 1942 “Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup” and the events surrounding it.

Genre: Drama, History, War
DNA

DNA

DNA
IMDb: 5.8
90

DNA revolves around a woman with close ties to a beloved Algerian grandfather who protected her from a toxic home life as a child. When he dies, it triggers a…

Genre: Drama, History
The Slave

The Slave

The Slave
IMDb: 5.9
100

The decurion Randus holds himself so well in the command of his troops, that Caesar promotes him to centurion. He is subsequently sent to Egypt, to keep Cesar informed on…

Hotel Mumbai

Hotel Mumbai

Hotel Mumbai
IMDb: 7.6
123

Mumbai, India, November 26, 2008. While several terrorists spread hatred and death through the city, others attack the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Both hotel staff and guests risk their lives,…

Rang De Basanti

Rang De Basanti

Rang De Basanti
IMDb: 8.2
157

After a group of friends graduate from Delhi University, they listlessly haunt their old campus, until a British filmmaker casts them in a film she’s making about freedom fighters under…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Jodhaa Akbar

Jodhaa Akbar

Jodhaa Akbar
IMDb: 7.6
213

Jodhaa Akbar is a sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal Emperor, Akbar and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa.

Lincoln

Lincoln

Lincoln
IMDb: 7.3
149

The revealing story of the 16th US President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of…

Genre: Drama, History
Gandhi

Gandhi

Gandhi
IMDb: 8
191

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance…

Genre: Drama, History
The Way Back

The Way Back

The Way Back
IMDb: 7.3
133

At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag—to take a perilous and uncertain journey to freedom as they cross deserts, mountains and several nations.

Shogun

Shogun

Shogun
IMDb: 7.9
125

An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.

Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love

Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love

Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love
IMDb: 6
117

Tara and Maya are two inseparable friends in India. Their tastes, habits, and hobbies are the same. Years later, the two have matured, but have maintained their friendship. Tara gets…