History Movies
Rommel (2012)

Rommel (2012)

Rommel (2012)
IMDb: 6.6
120 min

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

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The Black Shield of Falworth (1954)

The Black Shield of Falworth (1954)

The Black Shield of Falworth (1954)
IMDb: 6.5
99 min

In the days of King Henry IV, stalwart young Myles and his sister Meg have been raised as peasants, without any knowledge of who their father really was. But one…

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Stalin’s James Bond (2017)

Stalin’s James Bond (2017)

Stalin’s James Bond (2017)
IMDb: 6.6
53 min

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.

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Genre: History, TV Movie
Zama (2017)

Zama (2017)

Zama (2017)
IMDb: 6.7
115 min

In a remote South American colony in the late 18th century, officer Zama of the Spanish crown waits in vain for a transfer to a more prestigious location. He suffers…

Genre: Drama, History
The Young Karl Marx (2017)

The Young Karl Marx (2017)

The Young Karl Marx (2017)
IMDb: 6.6
118 min

26 year-old Karl Marx embarks with his wife, Jenny, on the road to exile. In 1844 in Paris, he meets Friedrich Engels, an industrialist’s son, who has been investigating the…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Battleship Island (2017)

The Battleship Island (2017)

The Battleship Island (2017)
IMDb: 7.1
132 min

During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island (‘Hashima Island’) to mine for coal, attempt to escape.

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The Finest Hours (2016)

The Finest Hours (2016)

The Finest Hours (2016)
IMDb: 6.8
117 min

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

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The Lost City of Z (2017)

The Lost City of Z (2017)

The Lost City of Z (2017)
IMDb: 6.6
141 min

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for…

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Private Network: Who Killed Manuel Buendía? (2021)

Private Network: Who Killed Manuel Buendía? (2021)

Private Network: Who Killed Manuel Buendía? (2021)
IMDb: 6.8
100 min

An account of the life and work of the famous Mexican journalist Manuel Buendía (1926-84) that seeks to unravel his murder and the links between Mexican politics and drug trafficking.

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Swordsman III: The East Is Red (1993)

Swordsman III: The East Is Red (1993)

Swordsman III: The East Is Red (1993)
IMDb: 6.2
98 min

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…

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A Month in the Country (1987)

A Month in the Country (1987)

A Month in the Country (1987)
IMDb: 6.9
96 min

Set in the early 1920s, A Month in the Country follows a man haunted by his experiences in World War I who has been employed to carry out restoration work…

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Genre: Drama, History
Walter’s War (2008)

Walter’s War (2008)

Walter’s War (2008)
IMDb: 7.2
60 min

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…

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The Girl Who Wore Freedom (2021)

The Girl Who Wore Freedom (2021)

The Girl Who Wore Freedom (2021)
IMDb: 8.1
89 min

Discover the untold stories of D-Day from the men, women and children who lived through German occupation and Allied liberation of Normandy, France. Powerful and deeply personal, THE GIRL WHO…

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The Night of Varennes (1982)

The Night of Varennes (1982)

The Night of Varennes (1982)
IMDb: 7.3
150 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Robe (1953)

The Robe (1953)

The Robe (1953)
IMDb: 6.8
135 min

Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus’ homespun robe after the…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
IMDb: 7.8
110 min

The film follows Kaspar Hauser (Bruno S.), who lived the first seventeen years of his life chained in a tiny cellar with only a toy horse to occupy his time,…

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Genre: Drama, History
Hans Christian Andersen (1952)

Hans Christian Andersen (1952)

Hans Christian Andersen (1952)
IMDb: 6.9
112 min

A small-town shoemaker with a knack for spinning yarns, Hans encounters happiness and heartbreak on his road to becoming a full-fledged writer.

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Sometimes in April (2005)

Sometimes in April (2005)

Sometimes in April (2005)
IMDb: 7.8
140 min

Two brothers are divided by marriage and fate during the 100 horrifying days of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Lady Jane (1986)

Lady Jane (1986)

Lady Jane (1986)
IMDb: 7.1
136 min

The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the…

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Marat/Sade (1967)

Marat/Sade (1967)

Marat/Sade (1967)
IMDb: 7.5
119 min

In Charenton Asylum, the Marquis de Sade directs a play about Jean Paul Marat’s death, using the patients as actors. Based on ‘The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as…

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Persona Non Grata (2015)

Persona Non Grata (2015)

Persona Non Grata (2015)
IMDb: 6.5
139 min

The story of a Japanese diplomat, sometimes called the Schindler of Japan, and his life lading up to and after his decision to issue over 2,000 visas to Jewish refugees…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)
IMDb: 6.3
126 min

Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940’s, the government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming…

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Dance of the Forty One (2020)

Dance of the Forty One (2020)

Dance of the Forty One (2020)
IMDb: 6.8
99 min

Mexico City, November 1901. The police raid a private home where a secret party is being held. Among those attending is the son-in-law of President Porfirio Díaz.

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Genre: Drama, History
Miles Ahead (2016)

Miles Ahead (2016)

Miles Ahead (2016)
IMDb: 6.4
100 min

An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis.

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (1974)

Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (1974)

Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (1974)
IMDb: 7.4
83 min

In the sixth and final film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, the final conflict between Ogami Itto and the Yagyu clan is carried out.

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Overlord (1975)

Overlord (1975)

Overlord (1975)
IMDb: 7.1
83 min

During World War II, a young man is called up and, with an increasing sense of foreboding, undertakes his army training ready for D-day, June 6th, 1944.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Wind and the Lion (1975)

The Wind and the Lion (1975)

The Wind and the Lion (1975)
IMDb: 6.9
119 min

At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers, and the attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.

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The Hindenburg (1975)

The Hindenburg (1975)

The Hindenburg (1975)
IMDb: 6.3
125 min

In this highly speculative historical thriller, Colonel Franz Ritter (George C. Scott), a former hero pilot now working for military intelligence, is assigned to the great Hindenburg airship as its…

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Marat/Sade (1967)

Marat/Sade (1967)

Marat/Sade (1967)
IMDb: 7.5
119 min

In Charenton Asylum, the Marquis de Sade directs a play about Jean Paul Marat’s death, using the patients as actors. Based on ‘The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as…

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Holbein: Eye of the Tudors (2015)

Holbein: Eye of the Tudors (2015)

Holbein: Eye of the Tudors (2015)
IMDb: 7.5
59 min

A survey of Hans Holbein’s career from his beginnings as a religious painter to his work for Henry VIII and beyond. The program also includes a close analysis of “The…

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A Tale of Three Cities (2015)

A Tale of Three Cities (2015)

A Tale of Three Cities (2015)
IMDb: 6.0
130 min

A former spy in the Chinese Nationalist Party falls for an opium-dealing widow, as China is ravaged by war and revolution.

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Last Days in the Desert (2016)

Last Days in the Desert (2016)

Last Days in the Desert (2016)
IMDb: 5.6
98 min

On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.

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Blood of My Blood (2015)

Blood of My Blood (2015)

Blood of My Blood (2015)
IMDb: 6.0
106 min

Northern Italy, 17th century. In a monastery, a nun accused of witchcraft tries to seduce a young confessor who refuses to yield to his searing temptation.

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Genre: History
La macchinazione (2016)

La macchinazione (2016)

La macchinazione (2016)
IMDb: 6.2
100 min

In the summer of ’75 Pier Paolo Pasolini’s film, “Salò”, is stolen from the lab where he is editing it. This is just the first step of an intricate plan…

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Genre: Drama, History
Dara of Jasenovac (2020)

Dara of Jasenovac (2020)

Dara of Jasenovac (2020)
IMDb: 8.9
130 min

During the Nazi-occupied Ustasha regime “NDH” in former Yugoslavia during WWII, little girl Dara is sent to the concentration camp complex Jasenovac in Croatia also known as “Balkan’s Auschwitz”.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Eichmann (2007)

Eichmann (2007)

Eichmann (2007)
IMDb: 5.9
96 min

Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel, of his role in Hitler’s plan for the final solution.

Genre: Drama, History
The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)

The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)

The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)
IMDb: 7.3
86 min

A true story about Louis Pasteur, who revolutionized medicine by proving that much disease is caused by microbes, that sanitation is paramount and that at least some diseases can be…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Murder of George Floyd: A Nation Responds (2020)

The Murder of George Floyd: A Nation Responds (2020)

The Murder of George Floyd: A Nation Responds (2020)
IMDb: 1.1
44 min

The murder of George Floyd in police custody ignited fury and mass protests around the world. Real questions are now being asked over the effectiveness and conduct of America’s law…

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Gagarin: First in Space (2013)

Gagarin: First in Space (2013)

Gagarin: First in Space (2013)
IMDb: 6.6
108 min

The film is dedicated to the first steps of mankind on the path of space exploration and direct the fate of the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The main motif –…

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Genre: Drama, History
Sharpe’s Eagle (1993)

Sharpe’s Eagle (1993)

Sharpe’s Eagle (1993)
IMDb: 7.9
100 min

Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its…

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