History Movies
Mademoiselle Paradis

Mademoiselle Paradis

Mademoiselle Paradis
IMDb: 6.5
97

18th century Vienna. Maria Theresia von Paradis, a gifted piano player and close friend of Mozart’s, lost her eye-sight as a child. Desperate to cure their talented daughter, the Paradis…

Genre: Drama, History
Shakespeare’s Globe: Henry IV, Part 1

Shakespeare’s Globe: Henry IV, Part 1

Shakespeare’s Globe: Henry IV, Part 1
IMDb: 8.1
167

Prince Hal, son of King Henry IV, seems to be squandering his life away with the fat knight Sir John Falstaff and the whores, boozers and petty rogues of Eastcheap….

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
William the Conqueror

William the Conqueror

William the Conqueror
IMDb: 6
54

Blending drama with the explanations of passionate historians and specialists, this enriched historical reconstruction traces 60 years in the life a man who transformed the Middle Ages and laid the…

Genre: Drama, History
H.H. Holmes: America’s First Serial Killer

H.H. Holmes: America’s First Serial Killer

H.H. Holmes: America’s First Serial Killer
IMDb: 6.3
64

Torture chambers, acid vats, greased chutes and gassing rooms were just some of the devices of death designed by the Torture Doctor, H.H. Holmes in his castle of horrors. Follows…

Manchester United: The Official History 1878-2002

Manchester United: The Official History 1878-2002

Manchester United: The Official History 1878-2002
IMDb: 8.6
170

Manchester United Football Club started life as Newton Heath, a team founded by workers from the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway in 1878. Recounting the history of Manchester United. Honors soon…

The Judge and the Assassin

The Judge and the Assassin

The Judge and the Assassin
IMDb: 7.4
128

France, 1893. Joseph Bouvier attempts to shoot his love who refused to marry him and to commit suicide. Upon release from the filthy asylum where he was placed, with bullets…

Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Massacre in Rome

Massacre in Rome

Massacre in Rome
IMDb: 6.5
99

In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. “Massacre in Rome” is the true story of how this partisan…

Genre: Drama, History, War
A Southern Yankee

A Southern Yankee

A Southern Yankee
IMDb: 6.7
90

Red Skelton plays Aubrey Filmore, a feather-brained but lovable bellboy who dreams of becoming an agent for the Union’s secret service during the Civil War.

Genre: Comedy, History, War
The Young Mr. Pitt

The Young Mr. Pitt

The Young Mr. Pitt
IMDb: 6.7
118

This biopic tells the story of the life of Pitt The Younger, who became Prime Minister of Great Britain at the age of 24.

Genre: Drama, History
Captain Boycott

Captain Boycott

Captain Boycott
IMDb: 6.5
93

Based on real events, this historical drama is set in 19th-century Ireland, when poverty-stricken tenants dispossessed by greedy landowner Capt. Boycott (Cecil Parker) band together to assert their rights. Patriotic…

Genre: Drama, History
Titanic Arrogance

Titanic Arrogance

Titanic Arrogance
IMDb: 5.4
40

One hundred years ago the Titanic was launched. We bring you a new and never broadcast HD doc revealing the litany of human error, from the building process, to the…

Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport

Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport

Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport
IMDb: 7.8
122

In the nine months prior to World War II, 10.000 innocent children left behind their families, their homes, their childhood, and took the journey… to Britain to escape the Nazi…

The Invisibles

The Invisibles

The Invisibles
IMDb: 7.2
110

Four young Jews survive the Third Reich in the middle of Berlin by living so recklessly that they become “invisible.”

Genre: Drama, History
The Private Life of Henry VIII

The Private Life of Henry VIII

The Private Life of Henry VIII
IMDb: 7.1
90

Renowned for his excess, King Henry VIII goes through a series of wives during his rule. With Anne Boleyn, his second wife, executed on charges of treason, King Henry weds…

John Paul Jones

John Paul Jones

John Paul Jones
IMDb: 6.5
126

The bio-epic about the infamous John Paul Jones.

Whelm

Whelm

Whelm
IMDb: N/A
114

Set during the Great Depression, two Midwest brothers get tangled in a rivalry between a legendary bank robber and an eccentric young criminal.

Worth

Worth

Worth
IMDb: 6.8
118

Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers…

Genre: History
The Strange History of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

The Strange History of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

The Strange History of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
IMDb: 7.7
85

The strange history of the now abandoned American 1993-bill, «Don’t ask, don’t tell» where sexual orientation was a “non-talk” policy in the American forces, leading to 13.368 getting kicked out…

The Battle of the Rails

The Battle of the Rails

The Battle of the Rails
IMDb: 7
85

A 1946 war movie which tells the courageous efforts by French railway workers to sabotage Nazi reinforcement-troop trains.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Day One

Day One

Day One
IMDb: 7.5
141

Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given…

In the Fog

In the Fog

In the Fog
IMDb: 6.8
130

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
Forever and a Day

Forever and a Day

Forever and a Day
IMDb: 7
104

In World War II, American Gates Trimble Pomfret is in London during the Blitz to sell the ancestral family house. The current tenant, Leslie Trimble, tries to dissuade him from…

Genre: Drama, History
Rasputin and the Empress

Rasputin and the Empress

Rasputin and the Empress
IMDb: 6.6
121

The story of corrupt, power-hungry, manipulative Grigori Rasputin’s influence on members of the Russian Imperial family and others, and what resulted.

Genre: Drama, History
Walter’s War

Walter’s War

Walter’s War
IMDb: 7.2
N/A

Drama inspired by the life of Walter Tull who, after years in an orphanage, went on to become a professional footballer and then the first black commissioned officer to lead…

The Night of Varennes

The Night of Varennes

The Night of Varennes
IMDb: 7.3
151

In June of 1791, a group of passengers in a stagecoach find themselves caught up in the events of the French Revolution, when they find themselves in the city of…

Genre: Drama, History
Swordsman III: The East Is Red

Swordsman III: The East Is Red

Swordsman III: The East Is Red
IMDb: 6.2
93

A royal official accompanies a Portuguese warship to the Black Cliffs to see the site of the defeat of the evil Invincible Asia, who attained supernatural abilities by following the…

This is Your Cuba

This is Your Cuba

This is Your Cuba
IMDb: 8.3
20

In the wake of Fidel Castro’s rise to power, over 14,000 unaccompanied children fled to the United States in hopes of a better life. Inspired by their stories, Esta Es…

Genre: Drama, History
Stalin’s James Bond

Stalin’s James Bond

Stalin’s James Bond
IMDb: 6.5
53

An account of the troubled life of Richard Sorge (1895-1944), a Soviet spy of German origin who played a decisive role in the outcome of World War II.

Pornotropic

Pornotropic

Pornotropic
IMDb: 6.5
53

When French writer Marguerite Duras (1914-96) published her novel The Sea Wall in 1950, she came very close to winning the prestigious Prix Goncourt. Meanwhile, in Indochina, France was suffering…

Pharaoh

Pharaoh

Pharaoh
IMDb: 7.4
180

Young Pharaoh Ramses XIII clashes with Egypt’s clergy over influence on the affairs of the state and its coffers. inexperienced, but quite ambitious pharaoh is putting up a fight against…

Genre: Drama, History
Paradise Club

Paradise Club

Paradise Club
IMDb: 6.1
93

During the height of the social revolution, a young dancer searches for salvation when she chooses to leave paradise.

Genre: Drama, History
Fists of Freedom: The Story of the ’68 Summer Games

Fists of Freedom: The Story of the ’68 Summer Games

Fists of Freedom: The Story of the ’68 Summer Games
IMDb: 7.9
59

Fists of Freedom examines one of the 20th century’s most memorable moments — the dramatic “Black Power” demonstration of American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos on the victory stand…

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
Cradle of the Gods

Cradle of the Gods

Cradle of the Gods
IMDb: 6.8
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…

Emilija Iš Laisvės Alėjos

Emilija Iš Laisvės Alėjos

Emilija Iš Laisvės Alėjos
IMDb: 7.5
120

Soviet Lithuania in 1972. A young theatre actress is trying to make a difference and tell the forbidden story of repression in a play.

Genre: Drama, History
Chronicle of a Blood Merchant

Chronicle of a Blood Merchant

Chronicle of a Blood Merchant
IMDb: 6.8
124

Set in a village right after the Korean War, poor but good-hearted Heo Sam-gwan sets out to win the most beautiful girl in the village, Heo Ok-ran, by selling his…

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture
IMDb: 6.2
98

A chainsaw-wielding George Washington teams with beer-loving bro Sam Adams to take down the Brits in a tongue-in-cheek riff on the American Revolution.

Taxi for Tobruk

Taxi for Tobruk

Taxi for Tobruk
IMDb: 7.2
95

During World War II, French Commandos join forces with a German officer in order to survive the African desert.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast
IMDb: 6.4
88

An investigative thriller that, 20 years after the murder of Rocío Wanninkhof and Sònia Carabantes, addresses the questions of a case that shocked Spanish society.

King Naresuan 2

King Naresuan 2

King Naresuan 2
IMDb: 7.2
165

Prince Naresuan is now the crown prince of Ayutthaya and the king of Burma is dead. While the new Burmese king is waging war, the crown prince plots to assassinate…

Genre: Action, Drama, History