History Movies
8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back
IMDb: N/A
90 min

Join Apollo 11 on its historic journey. The film seamlessly blends mission audio featuring conversations among Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with new footage, NASA archive and stunning…

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The King’s Letters

The King’s Letters

The King’s Letters
IMDb: N/A
N/A

In the 15th century, despite so many accomplishments he has made for the people, King Sejong, his biggest goal is still remaining; the invention of original letters that can be…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Traitor

The Traitor

The Traitor
IMDb: 7.4
145 min

Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after…

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Underwood

Underwood

Underwood
IMDb: 3.8
N/A

A decades old murder comes to light as an unknowing author uncovers a dark mystery while on a retreat. Haunted by a victim’s ghost, she now must find the killers…

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Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws

Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws

Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws
IMDb: 6.3
N/A

A movie company comes to Oklahoma to convince legendary lawmen Bill Tilghman to star in a bank robbery silent film featuring real outlaws. Tilghman reluctantly agrees, not realizing everyone’s lives…

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The Red Sea Diving Resort

The Red Sea Diving Resort

The Red Sea Diving Resort
IMDb: 6.2
129 min

Sudan, East Africa, 1980. A team of Israeli Mossad agents plans to rescue and transfer thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel. To do so, and to avoid raising suspicions from…

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72 Hours: Martyr Who Never Died

72 Hours: Martyr Who Never Died

72 Hours: Martyr Who Never Died
IMDb: 5.7
130 min

The story is based on the life of Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat. 55 years ago during 1962 Indo-China war , when the destiny of war was pre decided, there stood…

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Genre: History, War
Enemy Within

Enemy Within

Enemy Within
IMDb: 4.8
109 min

When a Japanese pilot crash-lands on the tiny remote Hawaiian island of Ni’ihau, he is met with courtesy and traditional Hawaiian hospitality from the locals – until they discover he…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Last Emperor

The Last Emperor

The Last Emperor
IMDb: 7.8
163 min

A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half…

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Genre: Drama, History
Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun
IMDb: 7.8
153 min

Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie,…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Untouchables

The Untouchables

The Untouchables
IMDb: 7.9
119 min

Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it’s not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his…

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JFK

JFK

JFK
IMDb: 8.0
189 min

New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there’s more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.

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Malcolm X

Malcolm X

Malcolm X
IMDb: 7.7
202 min

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the ’50s, he became a Black Muslim and…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans
IMDb: 7.8
112 min

As the British and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her…

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Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List
IMDb: 8.9
195 min

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Ed Wood

Ed Wood

Ed Wood
IMDb: 7.8
127 min

The mostly true story of the legendary “worst director of all time”, who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Apollo 13

Apollo 13

Apollo 13
IMDb: 7.6
140 min

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning…

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Genre: Drama, History
Braveheart

Braveheart

Braveheart
IMDb: 8.4
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
The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask
IMDb: 6.5
132 min

Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D’Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc…

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The Thin Red Line

The Thin Red Line

The Thin Red Line
IMDb: 7.6
170 min

Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love
IMDb: 7.1
123 min

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, “Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate’s Daughter,” before it’s even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into…

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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
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
Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates
IMDb: 7.6
131 min

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad in WWII.

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Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor
IMDb: 6.1
183 min

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval…

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Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down
IMDb: 7.7
144 min

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy…

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Genre: Action, History, War
Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York
IMDb: 7.6
167 min

It’s 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai
IMDb: 7.7
154 min

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Downfall

Downfall

Downfall
IMDb: 8.2
156 min

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda
IMDb: 8.1
121 min

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Troy

Troy

Troy
IMDb: 7.2
163 min

In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and…

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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 King’s Speech

The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech
IMDb: 8.0
118 min

The King’s Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George (‘Bertie’) reluctantly assumes the throne….

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Genre: Drama, History
Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club
IMDb: 8.0
117 min

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.

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Genre: Drama, History
12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave
IMDb: 8.1
134 min

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game
IMDb: 8.0
114 min

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain’s top-secret…

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Spotlight

Spotlight

Spotlight
IMDb: 8.1
129 min

In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys….

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Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge
IMDb: 8.1
139 min

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
12 Strong

12 Strong

12 Strong
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Favourite

The Favourite

The Favourite
IMDb: 7.6
119 min

England, early 18th century. 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