History Movies
Ironclad (2011)

Ironclad (2011)

Ironclad (2011)
IMDb: 6.1
121

In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Many Lovers of Miss Jane Austen (2011)

The Many Lovers of Miss Jane Austen (2011)

The Many Lovers of Miss Jane Austen (2011)
IMDb: 6.9
N/A

A historian and professor Amanda Vickery explores why Jane Austen’s books have been popular for nearly 200 years.

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Genre: History
The Legend of Zhao Yun (2021)

The Legend of Zhao Yun (2021)

The Legend of Zhao Yun (2021)
IMDb: 6.5
96

When political tactics and ambitions dominated, Zhao Yun stepped forward to rescue Adou and confront Cao Cao’s 830,000 soldiers.

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Genre: Action, History, War
Baratometrajes 2.0: Spaniard-low-budget-films with High Ambitions (2014)

Baratometrajes 2.0: Spaniard-low-budget-films with High Ambitions (2014)

Baratometrajes 2.0: Spaniard-low-budget-films with High Ambitions (2014)
IMDb: 8.0
88

Baratometrajes 2.0 is a feature length documentary on low-budget films made ​​in Spain and dives deep and directly in the guts of most independent films, their characteristics and their reasons…

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Lust, Caution (2007)

Lust, Caution (2007)

Lust, Caution (2007)
IMDb: 7.5
156

During World War II, a secret agent must seduce then assassinate an official who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself…

Miracle (2004)

Miracle (2004)

Miracle (2004)
IMDb: 7.4
135

When college coach Herb Brooks is hired to helm the 1980 U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team, he brings a unique and brash style to the ice. After assembling a team…

Pawn Sacrifice (2015)

Pawn Sacrifice (2015)

Pawn Sacrifice (2015)
IMDb: 7.0
115

American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.

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K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
IMDb: 6.7
138

When Russia’s first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

Worth (2021)

Worth (2021)

Worth (2021)
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…

Jesus (1999)

Jesus (1999)

Jesus (1999)
IMDb: 6.0
240

The film is notable for presenting a more human Jesus, compared to more solemn portrayals in earlier films; here Jesus laughs and cries like anyone else. Among other things, he…

Jeremiah (1998)

Jeremiah (1998)

Jeremiah (1998)
IMDb: 7.1
90

The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest’s family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it…

Manu (2018)

Manu (2018)

Manu (2018)
IMDb: 8.0
92

The Belgian filmmaker Manu Bonmariage, known as the spiritual father of the Striptease show, now has Alzheimer’s at 76. Although his memory plays tricks on him, his daughter Emmanuelle goes…

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The Rose Family (2020)

The Rose Family (2020)

The Rose Family (2020)
IMDb: 7.8
128

In October 1970, members of the Front de libération du Québec kidnapped Minister Pierre Laporte, triggering an unprecedented crisis in Quebec (Canada). Fifty years later, Félix Rose is trying to…

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Pompeii: Eros and Myth (2020)

Pompeii: Eros and Myth (2020)

Pompeii: Eros and Myth (2020)
IMDb: 5.1
83

A story about one of the most famous and mysterious archaeological sites in the world.

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Centurion (2010)

Centurion (2010)

Centurion (2010)
IMDb: 6.3
97

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus’ legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Esther (1999)

Esther (1999)

Esther (1999)
IMDb: 6.8
91

Esther, the beautiful queen of Persia, intervenes to save the Jewish people from a bloody massacre.

The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope and Science (2018)

The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope and Science (2018)

The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope and Science (2018)
IMDb: 7.9
115

The Mayo Clinic: Faith – Hope – Science tells the story of a unique medical institution that has been called a “Medical Mecca,” the “Supreme Court of Medicine,” and the…

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And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead (2015)

And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead (2015)

And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead (2015)
IMDb: 6.5
90

A journey into the life and work of beat poet and activist Bob Kaufman and his insistence that poetry is fundamental to humanity’s moral survival.

Colette (2013)

Colette (2013)

Colette (2013)
IMDb: 6.1
126

Arnost Lustig was one of the world’s most renowned literary authors of our times. Lustig’s novel ‘A girl from Antwerp’ upon which our film Colette is based, draws on the…

Lumière! (2017)

Lumière! (2017)

Lumière! (2017)
IMDb: 8.1
90

A collection of restored prints from the Lumière Brothers.

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City 40 (2016)

City 40 (2016)

City 40 (2016)
IMDb: 6.5
72

Hidden in the heart of Russia, there is a Soviet-era city where thousands of people live and work behind barbed-wire fences monitored by armed guards. It is Ozyorsk (Ozersk), located…

Hostile Territory (2022)

Hostile Territory (2022)

Hostile Territory (2022)
IMDb: N/A
94

Former P.O.W. Jack Calgrove moves Heaven and Earth to be reunited with his children following the Civil War. After returning home, Jack discovers that his wife has tragically died and…

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Frost/Nixon (2008)

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Frost/Nixon (2008)
IMDb: 7.7
122

For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the…

Felix Austria (2020)

Felix Austria (2020)

Felix Austria (2020)
IMDb: 6.6
103

The plot revolves around the controversial relationship between maid Stefania Chornenko and blueblood Adelia Anger against the backdrop of the provincial Austro-Hungary in 1900. Both Stefania’s parents and Adelia’s mother…

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We Like It Like That (2015)

We Like It Like That (2015)

We Like It Like That (2015)
IMDb: 8.9
81

Latin boogaloo is New York City. It is a product of the melting pot, a colorful expression of 1960s Latino soul, straight from the streets of El Barrio, the South…

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Black Gold (1947)

Black Gold (1947)

Black Gold (1947)
IMDb: 6.1
90

A Native American man trains a horse for the Kentucky Derby.

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Genre: Drama, History, Sport
A German Youth (2015)

A German Youth (2015)

A German Youth (2015)
IMDb: 7.0
93

At the end of the 1960s the post-war generation began to revolt against their parents. This was a generation disillusioned by anti-communist capitalism and a state apparatus in which they…

Terror at the Mall (2014)

Terror at the Mall (2014)

Terror at the Mall (2014)
IMDb: 8.1
60

A documentary detailing an indiscriminate terrorist attack that left 71 dead in Kenya.

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And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)

And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)

And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)
IMDb: 6.5
112

In 1914, the Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa invites studios to shoot his actual battles against Porfírio Diaz army to raise funds for financing guns and ammunition. The Mutual Film Corporation,…

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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
IMDb: 6.7
115

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by…

U311 Cherkasy (2020)

U311 Cherkasy (2020)

U311 Cherkasy (2020)
IMDb: 6.9
102

The crew of Ukrainian NAVY minesweeper U311 “Cherkasy” is resisting seizure of the vessel by Russian army in Crimea in 2014.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Lady Oscar (1979)

Lady Oscar (1979)

Lady Oscar (1979)
IMDb: 6.0
124

Oscar François de Jarjayes was born female, but her father insisted she be raised as a boy as he had no sons. She becomes the captain of the guards at…

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We Were Soldiers (2002)

We Were Soldiers (2002)

We Were Soldiers (2002)
IMDb: 7.2
138

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman (2006)

Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman (2006)

Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman (2006)
IMDb: 7.9
115

The history of the comic book superhero, Superman, in his various media incarnations.

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JFK (1991)

JFK (1991)

JFK (1991)
IMDb: 8.0
189

Follows the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison.

Cinderella Man (2005)

Cinderella Man (2005)

Cinderella Man (2005)
IMDb: 8.0
144

The true story of boxer Jim Braddock who, in the 1920s following his retirement, makes a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially…

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Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)
IMDb: 7.1
123

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, “Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate’s Daughter,” before it’s even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
21 (2008)

21 (2008)

21 (2008)
IMDb: 6.8
123

Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)

An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)

An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)
IMDb: 7.4
130

Based on actual accounts, this film portrays the days and hours before and during the invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentina, which eventually lead to the Falklands War. As…

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Genre: History, War
The Impossible (2012)

The Impossible (2012)

The Impossible (2012)
IMDb: 7.6
113

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare…