History Movies
ZIPPER: Coney Island’s Last Wild Ride

ZIPPER: Coney Island’s Last Wild Ride

ZIPPER: Coney Island’s Last Wild Ride
IMDb: 7.2
77 min

A story about greed, politics and the land grab of the century, ZIPPER chronicles the battle over an American cultural icon. Small-time ride operator, Eddie Miranda, proudly operates a carnival…

The Warrior’s Brother

The Warrior’s Brother

The Warrior’s Brother
IMDb: 6.0
115 min

13th century France. To live, to survive, requires weapons. Which do you choose? Weapons of war, which give the power to punish and kill? Or the sword of knowledge, which…

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Safe Conduct

Safe Conduct

Safe Conduct
IMDb: 7.0
170 min

In occupied France, German-run Continental Films calls the shots in the movie business. Assistant director and Resistance activist Jean Devaivre works for Continental, where he can get "in between the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Last Tycoon (2012)

The Last Tycoon (2012)

The Last Tycoon (2012)
IMDb: 6.6
107 min

Action superstar Chow Yun-Fat portrays real-life gangster Chen Daqi as he rises to the upper echelons of power, finding himself torn between the love of two women, the murderous plots…

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Genre: Drama, History
Through the Weeping Glass: On the Consolations of Life Everlasting (Limbos & Afterbreezes in the Mütter Museum)

Through the Weeping Glass: On the Consolations of Life Everlasting (Limbos & Afterbreezes in the Mütter Museum)

Through the Weeping Glass: On the Consolations of Life Everlasting (Limbos & Afterbreezes in the Mütter Museum)
IMDb: 7.2
31 min

A documentary on the subject of the collections of books, instruments and medical anomalies at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia and the Mutter Museum housed there. This short film…

Gold Coast

Gold Coast

Gold Coast
IMDb: 5.3
114 min

The Gold Coast (Guldkysten), is a dense and visceral exploration of a dark time in European history, namely the Danish involvement in the slave trade on the African coast during…

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The Human Factor (2019)

The Human Factor (2019)

The Human Factor (2019)
IMDb: 7.3
106 min

With unprecedented access to the foremost American negotiators, THE HUMAN FACTOR is the behind-the-scenes story from the last 25 years, of how the United States came within reach of pulling…

A Tale of Two Cities (1935)

A Tale of Two Cities (1935)

A Tale of Two Cities (1935)
IMDb: 7.8
128 min

Alas, an aristocrat and a barrister on the same plateau. This is the story of a revolution, a revolution that occurred in France known as the Reign of Terror. The…

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The Old Gun

The Old Gun

The Old Gun
IMDb: 7.6
103 min

In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu is a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and…

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Genre: Drama, History
Heaven and Earth (1990)

Heaven and Earth (1990)

Heaven and Earth (1990)
IMDb: 7.0
125 min

Warlords Kagetora and Takeda each wish to prevent the other from gaining hegemony in feudal Japan. The two samurai leaders pursue one another across the countryside, engaging in massive battles…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Eyes of Fire

Eyes of Fire

Eyes of Fire
IMDb: 6.3
90 min

A reverend, Will Smythe, and his followers are chased out of town after Smythe is accused of adultery and polygamy. Joined by a rugged woodsman, Marion Dalton, who wants his…

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White Soldier

White Soldier

White Soldier
IMDb: 6.4
146 min

A muggy Saigon, late 1945. Stationed at a military camp in French Indochina, two young men–Robert and André–become close friends as they share the boredom and excitement of waiting for…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Ban the Sadist Videos!

Ban the Sadist Videos!

Ban the Sadist Videos!
IMDb: 7.3
52 min

An in-depth analysis of the "Video Nasty" scandal of the early 1980s in Britain.

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Baltic Tribes

Baltic Tribes

Baltic Tribes
IMDb: 7.3
103 min

"The Baltic Tribes" is a story about the last pagans of Europe. Together with the main character, Danish spy Lars, you will experience the 13th century pagan life, taking part…

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Dawn of War

Dawn of War

Dawn of War
IMDb: 7.1
100 min

A historical spy thriller about an Estonian intelligence officer, who has to track down a mysterious Soviet double agent on the eve of WWII. August 23, 1939. The Soviet Union…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Lost Battalion

The Lost Battalion

The Lost Battalion
IMDb: 7.0
92 min

In 1918 in World War I, in the Meuse-Argonne Sector in France, the former New York lawyer and Major Charles White Whittlesey is assigned by Gen. Robert Alexander to a…

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The Sacrifice (2020)

The Sacrifice (2020)

The Sacrifice (2020)
IMDb: 5.6
122 min

In 1953, the Korean War is entering the final stage. The People's Volunteer Army of China has launched the last major battle in Kumsong. In order to arrive at the…

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Genre: Action, History, War
Delicious

Delicious

Delicious
IMDb: 7.0
112 min

France, 1789, just before the Revolution. With the help of a surprising young woman, a chef who has been sacked by his master finds the strength to free himself from…

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Genre: Comedy, History
Iceman: The Time Traveler

Iceman: The Time Traveler

Iceman: The Time Traveler
IMDb: 3.9
104 min

The imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. 400 years later pass and they are defrosted…

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The Forgotten Battle

The Forgotten Battle

The Forgotten Battle
IMDb: 7.1
124 min

September 1944. The Allies have captured the port of Antwerp but the Germans still control the Scheldt estuary, preventing supplies reaching Antwerp and the Allied forces. Walcheren Island is key…

Genre: Drama, History, War
9/11: Life Under Attack

9/11: Life Under Attack

9/11: Life Under Attack
IMDb: N/A
N/A
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Intimate portrayal of the events captured by the ordinary people on September 11.

Benedetta

Benedetta

Benedetta
IMDb: 6.7
131 min

17th-century Tuscany, Italy. As the sinister threat of the Plague looms over Europe, the sincerely devout eight-year-old novice, Benedetta Carlini, is brought into the Theatine Convent of the Mother of…

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Admiral (2015)

Admiral (2015)

Admiral (2015)
IMDb: 7.0
151 min

When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by the great Kingdom of England, France, and Germany, and the country is on the brink of civil war, only one…

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Jesus (2020)

Jesus (2020)

Jesus (2020)
IMDb: 4.2
130 min

Witness the most miraculous events in history as Jesus sets sail with fishermen, challenges the Pharisees, befriends the outcasts, and heals the hurting. The lives he touches will never be…

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Genre: Family, History, Music
Viva l’Italia!

Viva l’Italia!

Viva l’Italia!
IMDb: 6.3
129 min

How Italy's historic national hero Giuseppe Garibaldi led a military campaign known as Expedition of the Thousand in 1860 and conquered Sicily and Naples.

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Genre: History
The Rover (1967)

The Rover (1967)

The Rover (1967)
IMDb: 6.2
103 min

A former counterrevolutionary pirate befriends a mentally ill young woman and this in turn leads to tragedy when she falls in love with a French naval officer.

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Genre: History
El Torero de Cordoba

El Torero de Cordoba

El Torero de Cordoba
IMDb: N/A
18 min

The life story of Manuel Sanchez a famous bullfighter from Cordoba.

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Genre: History
Alleged

Alleged

Alleged
IMDb: 4.4
94 min

Alleged is a romantic drama based on events occurring behind the scenes and outside the courtroom of the famous Scopes "Monkey Trial" of 1925. Charles Anderson, a talented young reporter,…

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Genre: History, Romance
The Loves of Pharaoh

The Loves of Pharaoh

The Loves of Pharaoh
IMDb: 6.5
100 min

The Ethiopian King Samlak offers his daughter Makeda to the powerful Pharaoh Amenes in order to secure peace between the two countries. What was intended as a political move ends…

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Genre: History
Daredevil in the Castle

Daredevil in the Castle

Daredevil in the Castle
IMDb: 6.6
95 min

Mohei is a wandering swordsman. He arrives in the city of Osaka, where the Toyotomi clan accepts him and comes to depend upon his courage and his battlefield skills. Those…

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Genre: History, War
The Trial of Joan of Arc

The Trial of Joan of Arc

The Trial of Joan of Arc
IMDb: 7.5
65 min

A reconstruction of the trial of Joan of Arc (based entirely on the transcripts of the real-life trial), concerning Joan's imprisonment, interrogation and final execution at the hands of the…

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Genre: Drama, History
Knight Without Armour

Knight Without Armour

Knight Without Armour
IMDb: 6.8
107 min

Because he can pass as a Russian, A.J. Fothergill is recruited to spy on the revolutionary movement in Russia in 1913. He becomes imprisoned in Siberia, as a revolutionary, until…

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Genre: Drama, History
Falling Star

Falling Star

Falling Star
IMDb: 5.1
105 min

This colorful feature debut from experienced producer Luis Miñarro offers an almost hallucinatory look at the world of Amadeo of Savoy, who was king of an ungovernable Spain for two…

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Genre: History
Pharaoh

Pharaoh

Pharaoh
IMDb: 7.4
180 min

Young Pharaoh Ramses XIII clashes with Egypt's clergy over influence on the affairs of the state and its coffers.

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Genre: Drama, History
Sword of the Conqueror

Sword of the Conqueror

Sword of the Conqueror
IMDb: 5.4
96 min

Alboino, the Lombard ruler, wants to marry the daughter of a neighboring king, but she loves another. Her father arranges the marriage to Alboino, which he believes will be beneficial…

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Genre: History
The White Rose

The White Rose

The White Rose
IMDb: 7.1
108 min

During the Second World War, a small group of students at Munich University begin to question the decisions and sanity of Germany's Nazi government. The students form a resistance cell…

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Genre: History
Colonel Redl

Colonel Redl

Colonel Redl
IMDb: 7.5
144 min

Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl (Brandauer), an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder…

Genre: History
First Man (2017)

First Man (2017)

First Man (2017)
IMDb: 6.7
92 min

Which of the great primates of 25 million years ago is our common ancestor? Is it pierolapithecus? In this CuriosityStream original film, follow the journey of primates, developing into homo…

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Genre: History
Winstanley

Winstanley

Winstanley
IMDb: 7.0
95 min

Winstanley explores the attempt by Gerrard Winstanley who formed 'The Diggers' and with a group of followers attempted to form a small farming community in one of the first proto-Communist…

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Genre: History, War
The Battle of Näsilinna 1918

The Battle of Näsilinna 1918

The Battle of Näsilinna 1918
IMDb: 4.6
70 min

"The Battle of Nasilinna 1918" – depicting the Finnish Civil War from the White army's point of view. Lieutenant Melin's soldiers mission is to penetrate the heart of the city…

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Genre: Drama, History, War