History Movies
Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans

Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans

Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans
IMDb: 6.5
N/A

Roman teenager Atti is forced to join the Roman army when one of his clever schemes falls foul of Emperor Nero. He is sent to “miserable, cold, wet Britain” where…

Union

Union

Union
IMDb: 6.3
135

A woman disguises herself as her dead brother, Henry, in order to survive in the Confederate ranks during the Civil War. He marries a widow to rescue her from an…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Enemy Within

Enemy Within

Enemy Within
IMDb: 3.6
109

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…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
72 Hours: Martyr Who Never Died

72 Hours: Martyr Who Never Died

72 Hours: Martyr Who Never Died
IMDb: 4.3
130

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…

Nothing But the Truth

Nothing But the Truth

Nothing But the Truth
IMDb: N/A
N/A

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The Messenger

The Messenger

The Messenger
IMDb: 5.7
N/A

Film about the lead up to the Polish uprising against German occupation at the end of the Second World War.

Gwen

Gwen

Gwen
IMDb: 5.5
84

A mysterious — and suspicious — run of ill fortune plagues a teenage girl and her mother and sister on their hillside farm in this folk story set in the…

The Iron Orchard

The Iron Orchard

The Iron Orchard
IMDb: 3.6
N/A

“The Iron Orchard” is the story of Jim McNeely, a young man thrust into the vibrant and brutal West Texas oilfields in 1939, who works his way through the ranks…

The Final Quarter

The Final Quarter

The Final Quarter
IMDb: 7.7
N/A

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Castle Keep

Castle Keep

Castle Keep
IMDb: 6.8
105

During the Battle of the Bulge, an anachronistic count shelters a ragtag squad of Americans in his isolated castle hoping they will defend it against the advancing Germans.

Operation Brothers

Operation Brothers

Operation Brothers
IMDb: 5.6
N/A

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Creation

Creation

Creation
IMDb: 5.5
108

A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book “On the Origin…

Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws

Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws

Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws
IMDb: 8.5
117

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…

Apollo: the Forgotten Films

Apollo: the Forgotten Films

Apollo: the Forgotten Films
IMDb: 7.6
83

Recently discovered footage reveals the secret history of NASA’s first landing on the moon, and using this brand-new evidence, former astronauts and experts challenge everything known about the Apollo missions.

Union Bound

Union Bound

Union Bound
IMDb: 3.2
104

The True Story of Sargent Joseph Hoover went to war to preserve the Union. After being captured and sent to a prisoner of war camp, he understood what it was…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Börü

Börü

Börü
IMDb: 8.4
146

Picking up from the explosive cliffhanger of the sixth episode of the miniseries, the film follows the harrowing coup attempt night of July 15th, and the Police Special Operations and…

The Brink’s Job

The Brink’s Job

The Brink’s Job
IMDb: 6.3
104

After a long period of bad luck, small-time criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink’s security transports, netting $30,000. Surprisingly, their robbery doesn’t make the press. Curious,…

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
IMDb: 7.4
105

A humble and simple Takezo abandons his life as a knight errant. He’s sought as a teacher and vassal by Shogun, Japan’s most powerful clan leader. He’s also challenged to…

Underwood

Underwood

Underwood
IMDb: 6.1
93

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…

Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple
IMDb: 7.7
103

After years on the road establishing his reputation as Japan’s greatest fencer, Takezo returns to Kyoto. Otsu waits for him, yet he has come not for her but to challenge…

Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works

Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works

Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works
IMDb: 7.8
90

In 1943, in a circus tent in Burbank, CA, a bunch of revolutionary thinkers first gathered together in secrecy to build America’s first jet fighter. They were rule benders, chance…

Capri-Revolution

Capri-Revolution

Capri-Revolution
IMDb: 6.8
122

In 1914, with Italy about to enter World War I, a commune of young artists from Northern Europe establishes itself on the rural island of Capri, a safe haven for…

Genre: Drama, History
No Surrender

No Surrender

No Surrender
IMDb: 7.8
N/A

During the 1940s, a girl was raped by a group of English soldiers, and three young Egyptians retaliate. The British soldier is being held at the Karamouz police station in…

Third Eye Spies

Third Eye Spies

Third Eye Spies
IMDb: 5.6
94

Two physicists discover psychic abilities are real only to have their experiments at Stanford co-opted by the CIA and their research silenced by the demands of secrecy. Yet, as both…

The Cold Blue

The Cold Blue

The Cold Blue
IMDb: 7.8
74

A meditation on youth, war and stunning bravery, featuring footage, taken from the National Archives, from the documentary filmed in 1943 by legendary Hollywood director William Wyler about the famous…

Birdy

Birdy

Birdy
IMDb: 7.3
120

Two young men are seriously affected by the Vietnam war. One of them has always been obsessed with birds – but now believes he really is a bird, and has…

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

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
IMDb: 8.3
51

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…

Genre: Drama, Family, History
The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
IMDb: 6.8
88

The life and career of Erwin Rommel and his involvement in the plot to assassinate Hitler.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
IMDb: 7.1
109

The film follows Kaspar Hauser (Bruno S.), who lived the first seventeen years of his life chained in a tiny cellar with only a toy horse to occupy his time,…

Genre: Drama, History
Jesse James

Jesse James

Jesse James
IMDb: 6.7
106

After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.

Nanking

Nanking

Nanking
IMDb: 7.7
88

The story of the rape of Nanking, one of the most tragic events in history. In 1937, the invading Japanese army murdered over 200,000 and raped tens of thousands of…

The Molly Maguires

The Molly Maguires

The Molly Maguires
IMDb: 6.4
124

Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish emigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company…

Genre: Drama, History
Oma maa

Oma maa

Oma maa
IMDb: 7.1
108

Anni, a daughter of a wealthy family and used to secure life, falls in love with Veikko, a war invalid of the Continuation War. Anni leaves her past behind her…

The Answer

The Answer

The Answer
IMDb: 7.2
108

In the quest for finding a deeper meaning to life, this is a true story of an American seeker who forsakes the worldly life to enter upon an amazing spiritual…

Genre: Family, History
Mountains of the Moon

Mountains of the Moon

Mountains of the Moon
IMDb: 7.2
136

The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton’s and Lt. John Hanning Speke’s expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria’s British Empire. The…

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies
IMDb: 5.4
133

The story of the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.

Genre: Drama, History
The Mirror

The Mirror

The Mirror
IMDb: 8.1
106

A dying man in his forties recalls his childhood, his mother, the war and personal moments that tell of and juxtapose pivotal moments in Soviet history with daily life.

Genre: Drama, History
Viva Zapata!

Viva Zapata!

Viva Zapata!
IMDb: 7.4
113

The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century.

The Convent

The Convent

The Convent
IMDb: 5.9
86

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.

Genre: History, Horror
Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Apollo 11
IMDb: 7.5
90

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