History Movies
The Trial of the Chicago 7

The Trial of the Chicago 7

The Trial of the Chicago 7
IMDb: 7.5
129 min

What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest…

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The Burning of Atlanta

The Burning of Atlanta

The Burning of Atlanta
IMDb: N/A
81 min

“The Burning of Atlanta” is the story of the destruction of a major city near the end of the war, and the desperation and terror this causes in the lives…

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Genre: Action, History
Streltsov

Streltsov

Streltsov
IMDb: N/A
N/A

By the age of twenty, Eduard Streltsov has everything one can dream of: talent, fame and love. He is the rising star of Soviet football. The whole country, with bated…

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Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha
IMDb: 7.4
145 min

A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a…

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Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven
IMDb: 7.2
144 min

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

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The New World

The New World

The New World
IMDb: 6.7
135 min

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.

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Munich

Munich

Munich
IMDb: 7.5
164 min

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits…

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Rules of Engagement

Rules of Engagement

Rules of Engagement
IMDb: 6.4
128 min

Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow…

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Misbehaviour

Misbehaviour

Misbehaviour
IMDb: 6.1
106 min

A group of women hatch a plan to disrupt the 1970 Miss World beauty competition in London.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
The Untamed: Fatal Journey

The Untamed: Fatal Journey

The Untamed: Fatal Journey
IMDb: 8.1
90 min

The story is set in when Qinghe Nie Sect was dealing with their ancestral knife tomb incident. Nie Mingjue brought Nie Huaisang alone to do good for others by restoring…

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The 24th

The 24th

The 24th
IMDb: 4.9
101 min

The incredibly powerful and timely true story of the all-black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment, and the Houston Riot of 1917. The Houston Riot was a mutiny by 156 African…

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Genre: Drama, History
Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan
IMDb: 8.6
169 min

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Harakiri

Harakiri

Harakiri
IMDb: 8.7
133 min

An unusual request for ritual suicide on a feudal lord’s property leads to the unwinding of a greater mystery that challenges the clan’s integrity.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Braveheart

Braveheart

Braveheart
IMDb: 8.3
178 min

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord’s soldiers. This leads the village to…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Das Boot

Das Boot

Das Boot
IMDb: 8.3
149 min

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Amadeus

Amadeus

Amadeus
IMDb: 8.3
160 min

The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival, Antonio Salieri—now confined to an insane asylum.

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
In the Life of Music

In the Life of Music

In the Life of Music
IMDb: 7.2
92 min

An intergenerational tale that explores love, war, and a family’s relationship to ‘Champa Battambang,’ made famous by Sinn Sisamouth, “The King of Cambodian Music”. Exploring three different decades, it depicts…

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Genre: Drama, Family, History
The Patriot

The Patriot

The Patriot
IMDb: 7.2
165 min

After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Emperor

Emperor

Emperor
IMDb: N/A
N/A

An escaped slave travels north and has chance encounters with Frederick Douglass and John Brown. Based on the life story of Shields Green.

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Genre: Drama, History
La Llorona

La Llorona

La Llorona
IMDb: 6.9
97 min

A tale of horror and fantasy, ripe with suspense, and an urgent metaphor of Guatemalan recent history and its unhealed political wounds.

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Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
IMDb: 6.8
106 min

Before Dawn charts the years of exile in the life of famous Jewish Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, his inner struggle for the “right attitude” towards the events in war torn…

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Genre: Drama, History
Rising Free

Rising Free

Rising Free
IMDb: 7.6
109 min

Amidst the rugged Oregon territory, Rising Free is a visual masterpiece that showcases the harrowing journey of a young woman running from the throes of prejudice. Taken in by a…

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Genre: Drama, History
Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot

Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot

Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot
IMDb: N/A
N/A

King Arthur returns home after fighting the Roman Empire. His illegitimate son has corrupted the throne of Camelot and King Arthur must reunite with the wizard Merlin and the Knights…

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First Cow

First Cow

First Cow
IMDb: 7.1
122 min

A taciturn loner and skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also…

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Genre: Drama, History
Wasp Network

Wasp Network

Wasp Network
IMDb: 5.7
123 min

Havana, Cuba, 1990. René González, an airplane pilot, unexpectedly flees the country, leaving behind his wife Olga and his daughter Irma, and begins a new life in Miami, where he…

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Uncle Tom

Uncle Tom

Uncle Tom
IMDb: 8.9
N/A

In a collection of intimate interviews with some of America’s most provocative black conservative thinkers, Uncle Tom takes a different look at being black in America.

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The Outpost

The Outpost

The Outpost
IMDb: N/A
N/A

A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Hamilton

Hamilton

Hamilton
IMDb: N/A
N/A

An unforgettable cinematic stage performance, the filmed version of the original Broadway production of “Hamilton” combines the best elements of live theater, film and streaming to bring the cultural phenomenon…

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Fanny Lye Deliver’d

Fanny Lye Deliver’d

Fanny Lye Deliver’d
IMDb: 5.8
112 min

On an isolated English farm in 1657, Fanny lives a quiet life with her oppressive husband John and their young son. One day their life is rocked with the arrival…

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Genre: Drama, History
Jesters: The Game Changers

Jesters: The Game Changers

Jesters: The Game Changers
IMDb: 6.2
107 min

A ‘gang of clowns’, that fabricates rumors throughout the country, creates legendary stories about the king at the request by HAN Myeong-hoe, the most powerful man in the kingdom.

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Genre: History
Battle of Little Bighorn

Battle of Little Bighorn

Battle of Little Bighorn
IMDb: N/A
45 min

A comprehensive look at the events leading up to the Battle of the Little Bighorn as well as the myths and legends it spawned, and its impact on history.

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My Name is Sara

My Name is Sara

My Name is Sara
IMDb: 5.4
111 min

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,…

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Genre: Drama, History
Resistance

Resistance

Resistance
IMDb: 5.9
120 min

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.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Great War

The Great War

The Great War
IMDb: 3.4
108 min

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.

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Genre: History, War
The Legion

The Legion

The Legion
IMDb: 3.3
96 min

Noreno, a half-Roman, is entrusted with the mission of crossing the snowy mountains of Armenia, swarming with Parthian patrols, to seek help for his slowly dying men.

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We go in at Dawn

We go in at Dawn

We go in at Dawn
IMDb: 3.8
85 min

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…

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Genre: History
Churchill

Churchill

Churchill
IMDb: 6.2
105 min

A ticking-clock thriller following Winston Churchill in the 24 hours before D-Day.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Retrieval

The Retrieval

The Retrieval
IMDb: 6.6
92 min

On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.

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The Brawler

The Brawler

The Brawler
IMDb: 4.7
95 min

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

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Boiling Pot

Boiling Pot

Boiling Pot
IMDb: 4.3
95 min

On a college campus in modern America, ideas that have long been neglected as “issues of the past” emerge as racial tensions and frictions grow between different student groups.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History