History Movies
The Rising Hawk

The Rising Hawk

The Rising Hawk
IMDb: 7.3
135 min

The Mongol Empire had grown to the largest the world had ever known. It’s armies now laid siege to much of Eastern Europe. A small village fights for freedom in…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band
IMDb: 7.4
100 min

A confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson’s young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band.

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Guerilla

Guerilla

Guerilla
IMDb: 6.1
85 min

In 1849, the liberation war against the Habsburg Empire is close to its end in Hungary. Having hidden from military draft, Barnabás leaves his hometown and walks across the country…

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Genre: Drama, History
Jesus

Jesus

Jesus
IMDb: 9.5
130 min

From the bustling streets of Jerusalem to the raging Sea of Galilee, join Peter, Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene, and a multitude of others as they journey alongside the most famous person…

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Genre: Family, History
Radioactive

Radioactive

Radioactive
IMDb: 6.1
109 min

Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative…

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Curtiz

Curtiz

Curtiz
IMDb: 6.1
98 min

As America prepares to enter WW2, Hungarian film director Michael Curtiz grapples with political intervention and a dysfunctional relationship with his estranged daughter amid the troubled production of Casablanca in…

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Genre: Drama, History
Mamangam

Mamangam

Mamangam
IMDb: 6.7
157 min

Based on the medieval fair called Mamankam, which was celebrated every 12 years between 800 AD and 1755 AD, the story of the film is supposedly about a brave warrior…

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Chasing the Dragon II

Chasing the Dragon II

Chasing the Dragon II
IMDb: 5.8
101 min

Chasing The Dragon II: Wild Wild Bunch is based on a real-life spate of kidnappings that terrorised Hong Kong’s elite in the 1990’s. Tony Leung Ka-fai plays the kidnap kingpin,…

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Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles

Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles

Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles
IMDb: 7.1
80 min

Paris, 1930. Luis Buñuel is penniless after the scandal surrounding the release of his first movie. Sculptor Ramón Acín, a good friend, buys a lottery ticket and promises Buñuel that…

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Misbehaviour

Misbehaviour

Misbehaviour
IMDb: 7.2
106 min

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

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Genre: Drama, History
Heroic Losers

Heroic Losers

Heroic Losers
IMDb: 7.6
116 min

In a town in the Northwest of the province of Buenos Aires, a group of neighbors is organized to recover the economy of the area, but when the Corralito is…

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The Battle: Roar to Victory

The Battle: Roar to Victory

The Battle: Roar to Victory
IMDb: 5.3
135 min

In 1920, when Korea is under Japanese rule the Korean Independence Army’s Hae-chul and his subordinates are carrying out the operation to deliver funds to the Korean Provisional Government in…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Resistance

Resistance

Resistance
IMDb: N/A
N/A

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
An Officer and a Spy

An Officer and a Spy

An Officer and a Spy
IMDb: 7.3
132 min

In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil’s Island.

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Genre: Drama, History
Curiosa

Curiosa

Curiosa
IMDb: 5.4
107 min

Paris 1895; Pierre is a Parisian dandy and poet on the verge of fame. He and his poet friend Henri are both madly in love with Marie, the cheeky daughter…

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Genre: Drama, History
Indestructible

Indestructible

Indestructible
IMDb: 5.2
90 min

The film is based on the true story about a Soviet KV-1 crew of a Soviet KV-1 tank, under the command of Semyon Konovalov , whom despite being heavily outnumbered…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi
IMDb: 6.5
148 min

Story of Rani Lakshmibai, one of the leading figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and her resistance to the British Rule.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Panipat

Panipat

Panipat
IMDb: 5.5
165 min

During 18th century India, the Marathas emerged as the most powerful empire in the nation until the Afghan King Ahmad Shah Abdali plans to take over India. Sadashiv Rao Bhau…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Wild Nights with Emily

Wild Nights with Emily

Wild Nights with Emily
IMDb: 6.2
84 min

Explore Emily Dickinson’s vivacious, irreverent side that was covered up for years — most notably her lifelong romantic relationship with another woman.

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Genre: Comedy, History
Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones
IMDb: 7.2
141 min

In March 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travel to Ukraine, where he experiences at first hand the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet…

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The Legions

The Legions

The Legions
IMDb: 5.3
140 min

A universal story about entering adulthood in difficult times, growing up to the community. The great history is the background for the love story unfolding in the foreground: Józek, a…

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While at War

While at War

While at War
IMDb: 7.4
107 min

Salamanca, Spain, 1936. In the early days of the military rebellion that began the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), writer Miguel de Unamuno supports the uprising in the hope that the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Great War

The Great War

The Great War
IMDb: 7.0
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
Funan

Funan

Funan
IMDb: 7.0
84 min

Cambodia, once the ancient kingdom of Funan, April 17th, 1975. The entire country falls under the tyranny of Angkar, the communist party of the Khmer Rouge. The cities are abandoned,…

1917

1917

1917
IMDb: 8.6
118 min

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Kincsem

Kincsem

Kincsem
IMDb: 7.4
121 min

Ernõ Blaskovich lost everything after the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. Kincsem, a magnificent horse gives a purpose of his meaningless, self-destructing life. He gets a chance to gain everything back:…

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Ip Man 4: The Finale

Ip Man 4: The Finale

Ip Man 4: The Finale
IMDb: N/A
105 min

Ip Man 4 is an upcoming Hong Kong biographical martial arts film directed by Wilson Yip and produced by Raymond Wong. It is the fourth in the Ip Man film…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Return of the Hero

Return of the Hero

Return of the Hero
IMDb: 6.4
90 min

1809, France. Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up. But it all…

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Genre: Comedy, History
The Silent Revolution

The Silent Revolution

The Silent Revolution
IMDb: 7.5
111 min

Stalinstadt, East Germany, 1956. While the Hungarian uprising against Soviets is taking place, teenage members of a classroom of the local school perform a seemingly harmless act that causes unexpected…

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Genre: Drama, History
Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire
IMDb: 8.3
121 min

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

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The Emperor of Paris

The Emperor of Paris

The Emperor of Paris
IMDb: 6.2
120 min

Paris, France, early 19th century. The legendary convict François Vidocq lives in disguise trying to escape from a tragic past that torments him. When, after an unfortunate event, he crosses…

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Queen Marie of Romania

Queen Marie of Romania

Queen Marie of Romania
IMDb: 9.7
110 min

Devastated by the First World War and plunged into political controversy, Romania’s every hope accompanies its Queen on her mission to Paris, to lobby for its great unification’s international recognition…

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Genre: Drama, History
Dark Waters

Dark Waters

Dark Waters
IMDb: N/A
N/A

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against the DuPont chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Report

The Report

The Report
IMDb: 7.0
119 min

The story of Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the US Senate’s sweeping study into the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program, which was found to be brutal, immoral and ineffective. With…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Irishman

The Irishman

The Irishman
IMDb: 8.7
209 min

In the 1950s, truck driver Frank Sheeran gets involved with Russell Bufalino and his Pennsylvania crime family. As Sheeran climbs the ranks to become a top hit man, he also…

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Genre: Crime, History
Cold Case Hammarskjöld

Cold Case Hammarskjöld

Cold Case Hammarskjöld
IMDb: 7.8
128 min

Ndola, Northern Rhodesia (currently Zambia), September 18th, 1961. Swedish Dag Hammarskjöld, UN Secretary-General, mysteriously dies in a plane crash. Decades later, Danish journalist and filmmaker Mads Brügger and Swedish researcher…

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Midway

Midway

Midway
IMDb: N/A
138 min

The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Harriet

Harriet

Harriet
IMDb: 5.7
125 min

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course…

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Genre: Drama, History
The King

The King

The King
IMDb: 6.5
133 min

Hal, wayward prince and heir to the English throne, is crowned King Henry V after his tyrannical father dies. Now the young king must navigate palace politics, the war his…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name
IMDb: 6.5
118 min

Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History