History Movies
Youth

Youth

Youth
IMDb: 7.1
135 min

Performing art troupe members each face their own trials and tribulations in Chengdu; from escaping a family scandal to dealing with unrequited love, each experiences rejection that shapes their lives…

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Genre: Drama, History
Kesari

Kesari

Kesari
IMDb: 7.9
150 min

The story of Havildar Ishar Singh who participates in the Battle of Saragarhi (in which an army of 21 Sikhs fought against 10,000 Afghans in 1897) while yearning for the…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Romulus & Remus: The First King

Romulus & Remus: The First King

Romulus & Remus: The First King
IMDb: 7.5
123 min

Romulus and Remus, two shepherds and loyal brothers, end up taking part to a journey that will lead one of them to be the founder of the greatest nation ever…

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Genre: Action, History
Manto

Manto

Manto
IMDb: 7.4
112 min

In Bombay’s seedy-shiny film world, Manto and his stories are widely read and accepted. But as sectarian violence engulfs the nation, Manto makes the difficult choice of leaving his beloved…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Convent

The Convent

The Convent
IMDb: 6.4
81 min

During the 17th century, a young woman is saved from execution and led to a priory to repent her sins but discovers a greater evil lies within.

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Genre: History, Horror
Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Apollo 11
IMDb: 8.6
93 min

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.

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The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies
IMDb: 7.0
133 min

Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at…

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Genre: Drama, History
Never Look Away

Never Look Away

Never Look Away
IMDb: 7.6
188 min

German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime.

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Genre: Drama, History
On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex
IMDb: 6.5
120 min

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
IMDb: N/A
60 min

In the 1930s, a black postal carrier from Harlem named Victor Green published a book that was part travel guide and part survival guide. It was called The Negro Motorist…

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Paskal The Movie

Paskal The Movie

Paskal The Movie
IMDb: 9.2
115 min

The true events of Lieutenant Commander Arman Anwar of PASKAL, an elite unit in the Royal Malaysian Navy, and his team’s mission to rescue the MV Bunga Laurel, a tanker…

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Genre: Action, History
Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti

Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti

Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti
IMDb: 5.9
102 min

Paul Gauguin feels smothered by the atmosphere prevailing in Paris in the year 1891. Around him, everything is so artificial and conventional: he needs authenticity to renew his art. Failing…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Photographer of Mauthausen

The Photographer of Mauthausen

The Photographer of Mauthausen
IMDb: 6.7
110 min

Spanish photographer Francesc Boix, imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, works in the SS Photographic Service. Between 1943 and 1945, he hides, with the help of other prisoners, thousands of…

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Storm – Letter of Fire

Storm – Letter of Fire

Storm – Letter of Fire
IMDb: 6.1
100 min

The film is set in 1521 Antwerp, in a Europe ravaged by religious wars, and during the early years of the Reformation. It tells the story of the twelve year…

Peterloo

Peterloo

Peterloo
IMDb: N/A
N/A
N/A

A drama about the infamous 1819 Manchester massacre, which killed an estimated 18 protesters and injured up to 700.

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Genre: Drama, History
Stargate Origins: Catherine

Stargate Origins: Catherine

Stargate Origins: Catherine
IMDb: 4.8
104 min

In 1939, Professor Paul Langford and his daughter Catherine are still grappling with the mysteries of the ancient relic they discovered in the Egyptian desert more than ten years ago….

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Kursk

Kursk

Kursk
IMDb: 6.8
117 min

The film follows the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds…

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Genre: Drama, History
1987: When the Day Comes

1987: When the Day Comes

1987: When the Day Comes
IMDb: 7.8
129 min

In 1987 Korea, under an oppressive military regime, a college student gets killed during a police interrogation involving torture. Government of officials are quick to cover up the death and…

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Goyo: The Boy General

Goyo: The Boy General

Goyo: The Boy General
IMDb: 7.5
155 min

With this film (the second war trilogy set during the Filipino-American war in the early 1900s), the revolution marches on against the Americans after the bloody death of General Antonio…

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Genre: Action, History, War
Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots
IMDb: 6.5
124 min

Mary Stuart, considered by many the legitimate sovereign of England, attempts to overthrow her cousin Queen Elizabeth I, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

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Genre: Drama, History
Story of My Death

Story of My Death

Story of My Death
IMDb: 6.5
148 min

Famous lover Casanova (Vicenç Altaió), now long past his prime, meets Count Dracula (Eliseu Huertas) during a journey to Transylvania.

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Genre: Drama, History
Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis
IMDb: 7.3
96 min

This documentary looks at the factors that led to the 2008 financial crisis and the efforts made by then Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President…

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Serial Killer Culture

Serial Killer Culture

Serial Killer Culture
IMDb: 6.0
110 min

Serial Killer Culture examines the reasons why artists and collectors are fascinated by serial killers.

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Chronicle of a Blood Merchant

Chronicle of a Blood Merchant

Chronicle of a Blood Merchant
IMDb: 6.7
124 min

Set in a village right after the Korean War, poor but good-hearted Heo Sam-gwan sets out to win the most beautiful girl in the village, Heo Ok-ran, by selling his…

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Iceman: The Time Traveler

Iceman: The Time Traveler

Iceman: The Time Traveler
IMDb: 3.7
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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MARS: Inside SpaceX

MARS: Inside SpaceX

MARS: Inside SpaceX
IMDb: 8.2
N/A

The inside story of SpaceX’s plan to get humanity to Mars, providing an unprecedented glimpse into one of the world’s most revolutionary companies. A behind-the-scenes journey with Elon Musk and…

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Blaze

Blaze

Blaze
IMDb: 6.9
129 min

A re-imagining of the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music movement.

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
The Captain

The Captain

The Captain
IMDb: 7.4
118 min

Germany, 1945. Soldier Willi Herold, become a deserter of the German army, stumbles into a uniform of Nazi captain abandoned during the last and desperate weeks of the Third Reich….

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Brexit: The Uncivil War

Brexit: The Uncivil War

Brexit: The Uncivil War
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Strategist Dominic Cummings leads a campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union.

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A Twelve-Year Night

A Twelve-Year Night

A Twelve-Year Night
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Uruguay, 1973. Having been crushed by the military dictatorship, surviving members of the Tupamaro guerillas are imprisoned and tortured. They must find a way to endure the coming 12 years.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Sobibor

Sobibor

Sobibor
IMDb: 6.3
110 min

The film is based on a real story that happened in 1943 in the Sobibor concentration camp in German-occupied Poland. The main character of the movie is the Soviet-Jewish soldier…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Vice

Vice

Vice
IMDb: 7.0
132 min

George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney’s impressive résumé includes…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
The Favourite

The Favourite

The Favourite
IMDb: 8.3
119 min

In 18th century England, the close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah’s cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Colette

Colette

Colette
IMDb: 6.9
111 min

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as Willy, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon…

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Genre: Drama, History
War and Peace

War and Peace

War and Peace
TMDb: 7.7
360 min

A story that revolves around five aristocratic families, set during the reign of Alexander I, and centered on the love triangle between Natasha Rostova, Pierre Bezukhov, and Andrei Bolkonsky.

Status: Ended
Show Me a Hero

Show Me a Hero

Show Me a Hero
TMDb: 7.4
60 min

Mayor Nick Wasicsko took office in 1987 during Yonkers’ worst crisis when federal courts ordered public housing to be built in the white, middle class side of town, dividing the…

Status: Ended
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
The Pacific

The Pacific

The Pacific
TMDb: 8
60 min

Track the intertwined real-life stories of three U.S. Marines – Robert Leckie, John Basilone, and Eugene Sledge – across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II….

Status: Ended
They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old
IMDb: 8.8
99 min

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, and the end of the war.

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The Scythian

The Scythian

The Scythian
IMDb: 6.2
105 min

These are times when one civilization is replacing another. A new era is about to begin in Central Eurasia. Scythians, the proud warriors, are all but gone. The few of…

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