History Movies
Mr. Malcolm’s List

Mr. Malcolm’s List

Mr. Malcolm’s List
IMDb: 5.9
115 min

When she fails to meet an item on his list of requirements for a bride, Julia Thistlewaite is jilted by London’s most eligible bachelor, Mr. Malcolm. Feeling humiliated and determined…

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Trees of Peace

Trees of Peace

Trees of Peace
IMDb: 8.6
97 min

In April of 1994, four women from different backgrounds and beliefs are trapped and hiding during the Rwandan genocide. Their fight for survival against all odds unites the women in…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Kashmir Files

The Kashmir Files

The Kashmir Files
IMDb: 8.3
170 min

Based on a true tragedy, the emotionally triggering film sheds light on the plight of Kashmiri Pandits (Hindus), a religious minority in the 1990s Kashmir valley, who were compelled to…

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The Survivor (2021)

The Survivor (2021)

The Survivor (2021)
IMDb: 6.8
129 min

Harry Haft is a boxer who fought fellow prisoners in the concentration camps to survive. Haunted by the memories and his guilt, he attempts to use high-profile fights against boxing…

Genre: Drama, History
Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era
IMDb: 7.7
124 min

Following up to 2019’s feature film, the Crawley and Downton families received royal visits from King and Queen Of Great Britain.

Foxhole

Foxhole

Foxhole
IMDb: N/A
95 min

Unfolding over the span of 36 hours in three separate wars – The American Civil War, World War I, and Iraq – FOXHOLE follows five soldiers confined in a foxhole…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat
IMDb: 6.9
128 min

In the context of WW2 narratives, the story of Operation Mincemeat is unique a bizarre and seductive cinematic blend of high-level espionage and ingenious fiction, where the stakes could hardly…

Genre: History, War
Exhibition on Screen: Canaletto & the Art of Venice

Exhibition on Screen: Canaletto & the Art of Venice

Exhibition on Screen: Canaletto & the Art of Venice
IMDb: 7.1
87 min

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN open its fifth season with Canaletto & the Art of Venice, an immersive journey into the life and art of Venice’s famous view-painter. No artist better captures…

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Genre: History
The Princess of Montpensier

The Princess of Montpensier

The Princess of Montpensier
IMDb: 6.5
139 min

Set in the high courts of 16th Century France, where the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants are raging. Marie de Mézières, a beautiful young aristocrat, is in love…

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The Last Ronin

The Last Ronin

The Last Ronin
IMDb: 7.2
133 min

16 years after the fateful “revenge of the Forty-seven Ronin,” involving samurais from the Ako domain who avenged their leader and then commited seppuku (ritual suicide), the sole survivor of…

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Genre: Drama, History
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale – Part 1: The Sun Flag

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale – Part 1: The Sun Flag

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale – Part 1: The Sun Flag
IMDb: 7.5
144 min

An indigenous clan-based people living in harmony with nature find their way of life threatened when violent interlopers from another culture arrive, intent on seizing their natural resources and enslaving…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Muhammad: The Messenger of God

Muhammad: The Messenger of God

Muhammad: The Messenger of God
IMDb: 7.6
162 min

The events, trials and tribulations of the city of Makkah in 7th century AD.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Guillotines

The Guillotines

The Guillotines
IMDb: 4.8
112 min

In the time of the Qing Dynasty, the Emperor Yongzheng created a secret army known as the Guillotines. It was the job of the Guillotines to protect the Emperor by…

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Benjamin Franklin (TV Series)

Benjamin Franklin (TV Series)

Benjamin Franklin (TV Series)
IMDb: 8.5
N/A

Ken Burns’s four-hour documentary, Benjamin Franklin, explores the revolutionary life of one of the 18th century’s most consequential figures, whose work and words unlocked the mystery of electricity and helped…

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Resurrection (2021)

Resurrection (2021)

Resurrection (2021)
IMDb: 6.2
96 min

In Resurrection, Jesus’ followers are hunted, leaderless and desperately searching for understanding, but when Jesus rises from the dead, they realize that hope didn’t die on the cross. It lives…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Almond Tree

The Almond Tree

The Almond Tree
IMDb: N/A
N/A

At the end of the eighties, Stella, Victor, Adèle and Etienne are 20. They pass the entrance exam to Les Amandiers, the drama school founded by Patrice Chéreau.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Where Is Anne Frank

Where Is Anne Frank

Where Is Anne Frank
IMDb: 6.5
99 min

Kitty is Anne Frank’s imaginary friend and the film tells her story. Kitty, a fiery teenage girl, wakes up in Anne Frank’s Amsterdam house and sets out on a quest…

The Nightingale (2023)

The Nightingale (2023)

The Nightingale (2023)
IMDb: N/A
N/A

The lives of two sisters living in France are torn apart at the onset of World War II.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Man of God

Man of God

Man of God
IMDb: 7.2
109 min

Unjustly exiled, convicted and slandered with no cause Man of God portrays Saint Nektarios from Aegina’s trials and tribulations while preaching God’s Word.

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Genre: Drama, History
Lost Illusions

Lost Illusions

Lost Illusions
IMDb: 7.5
149 min

The story of how a Parisian young man dreams of becoming a writer, and then falls to his death as a journalist

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Demetrius and the Gladiators

Demetrius and the Gladiators

Demetrius and the Gladiators
IMDb: 6.6
101 min

The story picks up at the point where “The Robe” ends, following the martyrdom of Diana and Marcellus. Christ’s robe is conveyed to Peter for safe-keeping, but the emperor Caligula…

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Air Force

Air Force

Air Force
IMDb: 7.0
124 min

The crew of an Air Force bomber arrives in Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese attack and is sent on to Manila to help with the defense of…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Mayerling

Mayerling

Mayerling
IMDb: 6.2
140 min

Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria clashes with his father, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria, over implementing progressive policies for their country. Rudolf soon feels he is a man born…

The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister
IMDb: 6.3
112 min

Based on the memoir by Indian policy analyst Sanjaya Baru, The Accidental Prime Minister explores Manmohan Singh’s tenure as the Prime Minister of India, and the kind of control he…

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Genre: Drama, History
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
IMDb: 7.6
120 min

The Final Days is the true story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to life. Sophie Scholl is the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White…

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Genre: History
The Treacherous

The Treacherous

The Treacherous
IMDb: 6.1
133 min

The story of Joseon's tyrant king Yeonsan who exploits the populace for his own carnal pleasures, his seemingly loyal retainer who controls him and all court dealings, and a woman…

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Genre: History
How to Change the World

How to Change the World

How to Change the World
IMDb: 7.6
110 min

In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to…

Genre: History
The Married Couple of the Year Two

The Married Couple of the Year Two

The Married Couple of the Year Two
IMDb: 6.6
98 min

After his escape to America in the year 1787 Nicolas Phillibert wants to marry a rich American heiress. In his homeland France he is still married however to the pretty…

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Genre: Comedy, History
Caligula and Messalina

Caligula and Messalina

Caligula and Messalina
IMDb: 3.6
155 min

Rome, circa 40 AD. During the brief reign of the cruel, perverted, and insane Roman ruler, Emperor Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, known as Caligula, seductive Messalina worked to increase…

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Genre: History, Romance
The Image You Missed

The Image You Missed

The Image You Missed
IMDb: 6.7
74 min

An Irish filmmaker grapples with the legacy of his estranged father, the late documentarian Arthur MacCaig, through MacCaig's decades-spanning archive of the conflict in Northern Ireland. Drawing on over 30…

The Last Man on the Moon

The Last Man on the Moon

The Last Man on the Moon
IMDb: 7.4
95 min

When Apollo astronaut Eugene Cernan stepped off the moon in 1972 he left his footprints and his daughter's initials in the lunar dust. For decades later, shares his epic but…

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Genre: History
El cantante

El cantante

El cantante
IMDb: 5.4
106 min

The rise and fall of salsa singer, Héctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002. In the early 1960s, Héctor arrives…

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Genre: History, Music
Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)

Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)

Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)
IMDb: 5.7
154 min

Sex, torture, and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes that his people can co-exist with the Sodomites–a disastrous decision.

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Genre: Drama, History
America, America

America, America

America, America
IMDb: 7.8
174 min

Elia Kazan, ethnic Greek but Turkish by birth, tells the story of the struggles of his uncle – in this account named Stavros Topouzoglou – in emigrating to America. In…

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Genre: History
The Gospel According to Matthew

The Gospel According to Matthew

The Gospel According to Matthew
IMDb: 7.7
137 min

Along a rocky, barren coastline, Jesus begins teaching, primarily using parables. He attracts disciples; he's stern, brusque, and demanding. He comes to bring a sword, not peace, he says. He's…

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Genre: History
Valkyrie: The Plot to Kill Hitler

Valkyrie: The Plot to Kill Hitler

Valkyrie: The Plot to Kill Hitler
IMDb: 7.3
115 min

Created as a companion documentary to the film Valkyrie, this documentary details the true story behind the plot to assassinate Adolph Hitler.

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Genre: History, War
Marthe Richard

Marthe Richard

Marthe Richard
IMDb: 5.5
95 min

Marthe Richard's work as a spy is forgotten today in France and she's mainly remembered for a famous law which closed the brothels after WW2;Marthe was a former prostitute herself.Her…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Anarchists

The Anarchists

The Anarchists
IMDb: 5.7
101 min

Brigadier Jean Albertini is chosen to infiltrate a group of anarchists.

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Genre: History, Thriller
Tales from the Golden Age

Tales from the Golden Age

Tales from the Golden Age
IMDb: 7.8
155 min

Several urban legends of Communist Romania are dramatized.

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Genre: Comedy, History
Housewife, 49

Housewife, 49

Housewife, 49
IMDb: 7.7
93 min

In the late 1930s Nella Last, a housewife aged 49, living in Barrow-in-Furness on the North West English coast,agrees to send details of her routine to the Mass observation project,…

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Genre: Drama, History