History Movies
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
Race for Glory: Audi vs Lancia

Race for Glory: Audi vs Lancia

Race for Glory: Audi vs Lancia
IMDb: 5.8
109 min

Inspired by true events that occurred during the fierce rivalry between Germany (Audi) and Italy (Lancia) at the 1983 Rally World Championships.

Genre: Drama, History
The Promised Land

The Promised Land

The Promised Land
IMDb: 7.7
127 min

Denmark, 1755. Captain Ludvig Kahlen sets out to conquer a Danish heath reputed to be uncultivable, with an impossible goal: to establish a colony in the name of the king,…

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Genre: Drama, History
Ferrari

Ferrari

Ferrari
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

Set during the summer of 1957. Ex-racecar driver, Enzo Ferrari, is in crisis. Bankruptcy stalks the company he and his wife, Laura, built from nothing ten years earlier. Their tempestuous…

Genre: Drama, History
Assault on Hill 400

Assault on Hill 400

Assault on Hill 400
IMDb: N/A
N/A

On November 14, 1944, the 2nd Ranger Battalion is tasked with sieging the German town of Bergstein, and Hill 400, a highly strategic position that provides the Reich with high…

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Genre: Action, History, War
Bones of Crows

Bones of Crows

Bones of Crows
IMDb: 7.2
124 min

Cree matriarch Aline Spears survives a childhood in Canada’s residential school system to continue her family’s generational fight in the face of systemic starvation, racism, and sexual abuse. She uses…

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Genre: Drama, History
Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer
IMDb: N/A
180 min

The story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.

Genre: Drama, History
The Legend Is Born: Ip Man

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man
IMDb: 7.0
100 min

The remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the formidable kung fu genius who would become Bruce Lee’s mentor; beginning at the start of his journey from…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Soldier of God

Soldier of God

Soldier of God
IMDb: 4.5
94 min

“Soldier of God” A film by W. D. Hogan From The New York Times Director W. D. Hogan‘s sweeping period epic “Soldier of God” unfurls in the Middle East of…

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Genre: Drama, History
Dalíland

Dalíland

Dalíland
IMDb: N/A
104 min

In 1973, a young gallery assistant goes on a wild adventure behind the scenes as he helps the aging genius Salvador Dali prepare for a big show in New York.

Genre: Drama, History
Father & Soldier

Father & Soldier

Father & Soldier
IMDb: 5.8
98 min

1917. Bakary Diallo enlists in the French army to join his 17-year-old son, Thierno, who has been forcibly recruited. Sent to the front, they will have to face the war…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Come Out Fighting

Come Out Fighting

Come Out Fighting
IMDb: N/A
85 min

Late 1944 during WWII, the American army have raced their way through the countryside on the border of France entering Nazi Germany. Hitler desperate to turn the tide, has deployed…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
BlackBerry

BlackBerry

BlackBerry
IMDb: 7.7
122 min

Two mismatched entrepreneurs – egghead innovator Mike Lazaridis and cut-throat businessman Jim Balsillie – joined forces in an endeavour that was to become a worldwide hit in little more than…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Sweetwater

Sweetwater

Sweetwater
IMDb: 7.1
114 min

In the fall of 1950, Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton forever changed the game of basketball when he entered the NBA. The story of the first African American to land a contract…

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Genre: Drama, History
Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World

Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World

Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World
IMDb: N/A
133 min

Fueled by an impoverished childhood, George Foreman channeled his anger into becoming an Olympic Gold medalist and World Heavyweight Champion, followed by a near-death experience that took him from the…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die

The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die

The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die
IMDb: N/A
111 min

In the wake of King Edward’s death, Uhtred of Bebbanburg and his comrades adventure across a fractured kingdom in the hopes of uniting England at last.

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Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game

Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game

Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game
IMDb: N/A
91 min

The dramatic comedy is based on the true story of writer and pinball wizard Roger Sharpe, chronicling his journey to overturn New York City’s 35-year ban on pinball.

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Prorok

Prorok

Prorok
IMDb: N/A
140 min

Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski’s story sets the stage for the dramatic rise of Pope John Paul II and the fall of communism in Europe. Who is this prophetic man who battled…

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Genre: History
Tetris

Tetris

Tetris
IMDb: N/A
120 min

The story of how one of the world’s most popular video games found its way to players around the globe. Businessman Henk Rogers and Tetris inventor Alexey Pajitnov join forces…

Titina

Titina

Titina
IMDb: 7.8
91 min

Seen through the eyes of the street dog that became the world’s first four-legged celebrity who traveled to the North Pole in a Zepplin, Titina tells a true-ish story of…

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Boston Strangler

Boston Strangler

Boston Strangler
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Loretta McLaughlin was the reporter who first connected the murders and broke the story of the Boston Strangler. She and Jean Cole challenged the sexism of the early 1960s to…

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Chess Story

Chess Story

Chess Story
IMDb: 6.8
110 min

1938. While the Nazi troops march into Vienna, the lawyer Josef Bartok hastily tries to escape to the USA with his wife but is arrested by the Gestapo. Bartok remains…

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Unrest

Unrest

Unrest
IMDb: 6.5
93 min

In 1877, in a watch factory in a valley in north-western Switzerland, Josephine produces balance spindles, tiny parts that ensure the agitation movement (“unrueh”) of the mechanical watches. She soon…

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Genre: Drama, History
Farewell Mister Haffmann

Farewell Mister Haffmann

Farewell Mister Haffmann
IMDb: 7.0
115 min

Paris 1942. François Mercier is an ordinary man who only aspires to start a family with the woman he loves, Blanche. He is also the employee of a talented jeweler,…

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Genre: Drama, History
Getting Away with Murder(s)

Getting Away with Murder(s)

Getting Away with Murder(s)
IMDb: 8.9
175 min

Almost 1 million people in 22 countries carried out the unprovoked murder of 11 million innocent men, women and children. The Allies knew where a great many of the murderers…

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Nazi Fugitives

Nazi Fugitives

Nazi Fugitives
IMDb: N/A
52 min

The Nazi regime lasted from 1933 to 1945 and was undoubtedly one of the most horrific periods of history. The Nazi Party and its immoral leader instilled one of the…

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Battlebox

Battlebox

Battlebox
IMDb: N/A
77 min

With a sudden attack by the Japanese, British Major-General Maltby and his top officers struggle with the decision to either fight to the death or offer a humiliating surrender of…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Retrograde

Retrograde

Retrograde
IMDb: 7.3
94 min

Tells the story of the last months of the 20-year war in Afghanistan through the intimate relationship between American Green Berets and the Afghan officers they trained.

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Godland

Godland

Godland
IMDb: 7.4
143 min

In the late 19th century, a young Danish priest travels to a remote part of Iceland to build a church and photograph its people. But the deeper he goes into…

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Genre: Drama, History
Battle for Saipan

Battle for Saipan

Battle for Saipan
IMDb: 6.7
94 min

A Surgeon defends a hospital from invading enemy forces in the Battle of Saipan during World War II.

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Genre: Action, History, War
Razzennest

Razzennest

Razzennest
IMDb: 6.5
81 min

South African enfant terrible filmmaker and artiste-cineaste Manus Oosthuizen meets with Rotten Tomatoes-approved indie film critic Babette Cruickshank in an Echo Park sound studio. With key members of Manus’s crew…

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Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody

Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody

Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody
IMDb: N/A
146 min

A joyous, emotional, heartbreaking celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston, one of the greatest female R&B pop vocalists of all time, tracking her journey from obscurity to…

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Emancipation

Emancipation

Emancipation
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Inspired by the gripping true story of a man who would do anything for his family—and for freedom. When Peter, an enslaved man, risks his life to escape and return…

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Corsage

Corsage

Corsage
IMDb: 7.1
113 min

A fictional account of one year in the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. On Christmas Eve 1877, Elisabeth, once idolized for her beauty, turns 40 and is officially deemed…

Genre: Drama, History
Devotion

Devotion

Devotion
IMDb: N/A
138 min

The harrowing true story of two elite US Navy fighter pilots during the Korean War. Their heroic sacrifices would ultimately make them the Navy’s most celebrated wingmen.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Call Jane

Call Jane

Call Jane
IMDb: 7.1
121 min

A married woman with an unwanted pregnancy lives in a time in America where she can’t get a legal abortion and works with a group of suburban women to find…

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Genre: Drama, History
Emily

Emily

Emily
IMDb: 7.2
130 min

Tells the imagined life of one of the world’s most famous authors, Emily Brontë, as she finds her voice and writes the literary classic Wuthering Heights, and explores the relationships…