History Movies
Rocketry: The Nambi Effect

Rocketry: The Nambi Effect

Rocketry: The Nambi Effect
IMDb: 8.7
157 min

The story of a great Indian rocket scientist, a true patriot, who was turned into a villain in the blink of an eye. Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is a retelling…

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Genre: Drama, History
Stockholm Bloodbath

Stockholm Bloodbath

Stockholm Bloodbath
IMDb: 4.7
145 min

In 1520, the notorious and power-hungry Danish King Christian II is determined to seize the Swedish crown from Sten Sture, no matter what it takes. Meanwhile, sisters Freja and Anne…

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Come See the Paradise

Come See the Paradise

Come See the Paradise
IMDb: 6.7
138 min

In this drama from director Alan Parker, on-the-lam Jack McGurn flees to Los Angeles and takes a job as a projectionist at a movie theater owned by a Japanese-American man….

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Beautiful Rebel

Beautiful Rebel

Beautiful Rebel
IMDb: 6.4
112 min

The origin story of one of Italy’s greatest rock stars, Gianna Nannini, who chased her dream despite obstacles from her family and the music industry.

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Unfrosted

Unfrosted

Unfrosted
IMDb: 5.5
97 min

In 1963 Michigan, business rivals Kellogg’s and Post compete to create a cake that could change breakfast forever.

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Genre: Comedy, History
Back to Black

Back to Black

Back to Black
IMDb: N/A
122 min

The extraordinary story of Amy Winehouse’s early rise to fame from her early days in Camden through the making of her groundbreaking album, Back to Black that catapulted Winehouse to…

Genre: Drama, History, Music
The Arctic Convoy

The Arctic Convoy

The Arctic Convoy
IMDb: N/A
N/A

In 1942, a convoy of 35 civilian ships, carrying vital supplies from Iceland to the Soviet Union, faces deadly challenges in the Arctic. Despite Allied naval escort, catastrophic intelligence errors…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Hadik

Hadik

Hadik
IMDb: 4.6
108 min

During the Seven Years War, Austrian Queen Maria Theresa sends her best general, András Hadik and his Hussars to raid Berlin and humiliate the Prussian King, Frederick the Great.

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The Last Rifleman

The Last Rifleman

The Last Rifleman
IMDb: 6.5
95 min

A WWII veteran escapes his care home in Northern Ireland and embarks on an arduous but inspirational journey to France to attend the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, finding…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Viking: Bloodlust

Viking: Bloodlust

Viking: Bloodlust
IMDb: 3.3
82 min

A band of vikings are on the run from a blood thirsty group of Berserkers who want to fight to the death.

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Genre: Action, History
Rustin

Rustin

Rustin
IMDb: 6.5
106 min

Activist Bayard Rustin faces racism and homophobia as he helps change the course of Civil Rights history by orchestrating the 1963 March on Washington.

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Genre: Drama, History
Marinette

Marinette

Marinette
IMDb: 6.3
95 min

Based on the biography Ne jamais rien lâcher, the script traces the career of Marinette Pichon over three decades. Born in 1975, she was the pioneer of French women’s football…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Peasants

The Peasants

The Peasants
IMDb: 7.9
114 min

Peasant girl Jagna is forced to marry the much older, wealthy farmer Boryna, despite her love for his son Antek. With time, Jagna becomes the object of envy and disdain…

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Radium Girls

Radium Girls

Radium Girls
IMDb: 6.3
102 min

In the 1920s a group of factory workers advocate for safer work conditions after some of their colleagues become ill from radium exposure.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Hill

The Hill

The Hill
IMDb: 6.7
126 min

The story of Rickey Hill, who overcomes his physical disability and repairs his relationship with his father in a quest to become a major league baseball (MLB) player.

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Genre: Drama, History
Semmelweis

Semmelweis

Semmelweis
IMDb: 7.3
N/A

Set in 19th century Vienna, Ignac Semmelweis, a short-tempered but passionate doctor, delivers babies and carries out autopsies on a daily basis while looking for the cause of puerperal fever,…

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Genre: Drama, History
A Million Miles Away

A Million Miles Away

A Million Miles Away
IMDb: 7.3
121 min

A biopic about Jose Hernandez and his path from a farm worker to becoming an engineer and an astronaut. A tale of perseverance, community and sacrifice to accomplish a seemingly…

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Genre: Drama, History
Eastern Bandits

Eastern Bandits

Eastern Bandits
IMDb: 5.3
105 min

Movie is set during a period of time when Japanese invaded China. The story is told from Gao’s perspective, a soldier seeking revenge from the Japanese in trying to assassinate…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Hiding Place

The Hiding Place

The Hiding Place
IMDb: 7.6
147 min

World War II. Darkness has fallen over Europe, and the boots of the Third Reich echo through the streets. But on a quiet city corner in the Netherlands, some choose…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Hidden Blade

Hidden Blade

Hidden Blade
IMDb: 6.3
128 min

Follows the story of underground workers who risked their lives to send intelligence and defend the motherland, set after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor when the Wang Jingwei regime declared…

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Jeanne du Barry

Jeanne du Barry

Jeanne du Barry
IMDb: 6.7
117 min

The life of Jeanne Bécu, who was born as the illegitimate daughter of an impoverished seamstress in 1743 and went on to rise through the Court of Louis XV to…

Full River Red

Full River Red

Full River Red
IMDb: 6.5
159 min

During China’s Song Dynasty, A mysterious murder occurs at Chancellor Quin Hui’s residence after meeting delegates from the neighboring Jin Dynasty. The members become embroiled not just in a murder…

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Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Kidnapped
IMDb: 7.0
134 min

The story of Edgardo Mortara, a young Jewish boy living in Bologna, Italy, who in 1858, after being secretly baptized, was forcibly taken from his family to be raised as…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Book of Fish

The Book of Fish

The Book of Fish
IMDb: 7.5
126 min

In 1801, after a new king ascended the throne, a scholar Jeong Yak-jeon who served the late king is exiled to Heuk-san Island. There he meets Chang-dae, a young fisherman…

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Genre: Drama, History
Breaker Morant

Breaker Morant

Breaker Morant
IMDb: 7.8
107 min

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Mark of the Devil

Mark of the Devil

Mark of the Devil
IMDb: 6.1
90 min

In 1700s Austria, a witch-hunter’s apprentice has doubts about the righteousness of witch-hunting when he witnesses the brutality, the injustice, the falsehood, the torture and the arbitrary killing that go…

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Aguirre, the Wrath of God

Aguirre, the Wrath of God

Aguirre, the Wrath of God
IMDb: 7.8
95 min

A few decades after the destruction of the Inca Empire, a Spanish expedition led by the infamous Aguirre leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon River in…

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Cliff Walkers

Cliff Walkers

Cliff Walkers
IMDb: 6.5
120 min

In the puppet state of Manchukuo in the 1930s, four Communist party special agents, after returning to China, embark on a secret mission. Sold out by a traitor, the team…

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Shoah

Shoah

Shoah
IMDb: 8.7
566 min

Director Claude Lanzmann spent 11 years on this sprawling documentary about the Holocaust, conducting his own interviews and refusing to use a single frame of archival footage. Dividing Holocaust witnesses…

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Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel
IMDb: 7.3
175 min

Camille Claude impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt for herself and she also becomes his mistress. But after a…

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Malbatt: Misi Bakara

Malbatt: Misi Bakara

Malbatt: Misi Bakara
IMDb: 6.6
131 min

In 1993, 19 soldiers from the Royal Malay Soldier Regiment (RAMD), the most senior regiment within the Malaysian army, are sent on a dangerous mission to save 70 US Rangers…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Dumb Money

Dumb Money

Dumb Money
IMDb: 6.9
105 min

Vlogger Keith Gill sinks his life savings into GameStop stock and posts about it. When social media starts blowing up, so do his life and the lives of everyone following…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Society of the Snow

Society of the Snow

Society of the Snow
IMDb: 7.8
144 min

The flight of a rugby team crashes on a glacier in the Andes. The few passengers who survive the crash find themselves in one of the world’s toughest environments to…

Genre: Drama, History
WILL

WILL

WILL
IMDb: 7.0
110 min

Two young police officers find themselves torn between collaboration and resistance as they navigate the Nazi-occupied Antwerp during World War II.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
NYAD

NYAD

NYAD
IMDb: 7.1
121 min

The remarkable true story of athlete Diana Nyad who, at the age of 60 and with the help of her best friend and coach, commits to achieving her life-long dream:…

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Genre: Drama, History
Waterloo

Waterloo

Waterloo
IMDb: 7.3
123 min

After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Zone of Interest

The Zone of Interest

The Zone of Interest
IMDb: 7.9
105 min

The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp.

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Iron Claw

The Iron Claw

The Iron Claw
IMDb: 8.0
132 min

The true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who made history in the intensely competitive world of professional wrestling in the early 1980s. Through tragedy and triumph, under the…

Genre: Drama, History
The Boys in the Boat

The Boys in the Boat

The Boys in the Boat
IMDb: 7.0
123 min

A 1930s-set story centered on the University of Washington’s rowing team, from their Depression-era beginnings to winning gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

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Genre: Drama, History
One Life

One Life

One Life
IMDb: 7.7
110 min

British stockbroker Nicholas Winton visits Czechoslovakia in the 1930s and forms plans to assist in the rescue of Jewish children before the onset of World War II, in an operation…

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Genre: Drama, History, War