History Movies
The Last Duel

The Last Duel

The Last Duel
IMDb: N/A
153

King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire by challenging him to a duel.

Genre: Drama, History
Respect

Respect

Respect
IMDb: 6.8
145 min

The rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
No Man of God

No Man of God

No Man of God
IMDb: N/A
100 min

In 1980, Ted Bundy was sentenced to death by electrocution. In the years that followed, he agreed to disclose the details of his crimes, but only to one man. During…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later
IMDb: 7.4
79 min

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later is told entirely from the first-person perspective of leaders, physicists, soldiers and survivors.

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State Funeral

State Funeral

State Funeral
IMDb: 7.2
135 min

The enigma of the personality cult is revealed in the grand spectacle of Stalin’s funeral. The film is based on unique archive footage, shot in the USSR on March 5…

Worth

Worth

Worth
IMDb: 6.9
118 min

Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers…

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Genre: Drama, History
Coming For The King

Coming For The King

Coming For The King
IMDb: N/A
67 min

Coming for the King is a fictional account of the events and the people that surrounded Martin Luther King Jr. from early 1963 until his untimely demise in the Spring…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Match

The Match

The Match
IMDb: N/A
119 min

Inspired by true events from the spring of 1944 when the Nazis organized a football match between a team of camp inmates and an elite Nazi team on Adolf Hitler’s…

Genre: Drama, History
Chernobyl: Abyss

Chernobyl: Abyss

Chernobyl: Abyss
IMDb: 4.3
136 min

Chernobyl: Abyss is the first major Russian feature film about the aftermath of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station, when hundreds of people sacrificed their lives to clean…

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Genre: Drama, History
Killing Patient Zero

Killing Patient Zero

Killing Patient Zero
IMDb: 7.2
100 min

Gaetan Dugas was openly gay. In early 1980s he contracted what was termed “gay cancer”. He provided blood samples and 72 names of his former sex partners. Dugas was demonized…

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America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture
IMDb: N/A
98 min

A chainsaw-wielding George Washington teams with beer-loving bro Sam Adams to take down the Brits in a tongue-in-cheek riff on the American Revolution.

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Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast
IMDb: N/A
88 min

In 1999, teen Rocío Wanninkhof is murdered. Her mother’s ex-partner, Dolores Vázquez, is suspected. Did she do it? A second victim reveals the truth.

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Dance of the Forty One

Dance of the Forty One

Dance of the Forty One
IMDb: 6.8
99 min

At the end of the 19th century, Ignacio de la Torre married the daughter of the president of Mexico, Porfirio Díaz. Ignacio leads a double life: he rises in the…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier
IMDb: 6.4
136 min

The story of the Podolsk cadets’ heroic stand outside Moscow in October 1941. Cadets were sent to the Ilyinsky line, fighting alongside units from the Soviet 43rd Army to hold…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
First Signal

First Signal

First Signal
IMDb: 9.5
102 min

When Air Force Space Command receives a signal from an alien satellite in Earth orbit an emergency meeting with the President reveals a government conspiracy.

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Jesus

Jesus

Jesus
IMDb: 3.7
130 min

From the bustling streets of Jerusalem to the raging Sea of Galilee, join Peter, Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene, and a multitude of others as they journey alongside the most famous person…

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Genre: Family, History, Music
Coven

Coven

Coven
IMDb: 6.1
90 min

French Basque Country, year 1609. The men of the region have gone to sea. Amaia participates with other girls of the village in a coven celebrated in the forest. Judge…

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Genre: Drama, History
Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah
IMDb: N/A
126 min

Bill O’Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle…

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The Eight Hundred

The Eight Hundred

The Eight Hundred
IMDb: 7.2
149 min

From the acclaimed filmmaker behind Mr. Six comes a riveting war epic. In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Dig

The Dig

The Dig
IMDb: 6.7
112 min

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain’s past resonate…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Furnace

The Furnace

The Furnace
IMDb: 4.8
116 min

To escape the outback, a young Afghan cameleer falls in with a mysterious bushman on the run with stolen Crown gold.

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Genre: History, Western
Tall Tales

Tall Tales

Tall Tales
IMDb: 7.0
112 min

1945, Hungary. Shortly after the end of World War II, when chaos and insecurity reign supreme in the country, a con man tries to take advantage of such confused times….

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Blizzard of Souls

Blizzard of Souls

Blizzard of Souls
IMDb: 8.7
104 min

The love story of the sixteen-year-old Arturs gets interrupted by the First World War. After losing his mother and his home, he finds some consolation in joining the army, because…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Winter of The Braves

Winter of The Braves

Winter of The Braves
IMDb: 6.3
110 min

Ukraine, 1918. As a Bolshevik army of about 4.000 men, commanded by General Muravyov, advances towards Kyiv, with the aim of capturing the city, a small Ukrainian unit of 400…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Liberté

Liberté

Liberté
IMDb: 4.7
138 min

1774, shortly before the French Revolution, somewhere between Potsdam and Berlin. Madame de Dumeval, the Duke de Tesis and the Duke de Wand, libertines expelled from the puritanical court of…

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Genre: Drama, History
Ether

Ether

Ether
IMDb: 6.0
118 min

At the end of the 19th century, somewhere in the outskirts of the Russian Empire, a doctor administers a lethal overdose of ether to a young woman – the object…

Your Name Engraved Herein

Your Name Engraved Herein

Your Name Engraved Herein
IMDb: 7.1
118 min

In 1987, decades of martial law is lifted in Taiwan and two schoolboys, A-han and Birdy, are about to enter an illicit love affair after meeting in the school band…

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One Nation, One King

One Nation, One King

One Nation, One King
IMDb: 5.9
121 min

„Un peuple et son roi” crosses the destinies of the men and women of the population, and those of historical figures. Their meeting place is the newly founded National Assembly….

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Genre: Drama, History
Vlad The Impaler

Vlad The Impaler

Vlad The Impaler
IMDb: 5.4
121 min

The true story of 7 oddly dressed fearless men of ottoman army fight against cruel Vlad.

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Genre: Action, History, War
Mank

Mank

Mank
IMDb: N/A
131 min

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

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Genre: Drama, History
Savannah

Savannah

Savannah
IMDb: 5.9
101 min

Savannah is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change…

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55 Days at Peking

55 Days at Peking

55 Days at Peking
IMDb: 6.7
154 min

Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival…

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Genre: History
Alone Yet Not Alone

Alone Yet Not Alone

Alone Yet Not Alone
IMDb: 4.5
103 min

Fleeing religious persecution in Germany, the Leininger family seeks a new start in uncharted country – America. It is the mid-1700s and British and French forces are struggling for control…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Michael Collins

Michael Collins

Michael Collins
IMDb: 7.2
133 min

Neil Jordan’s historical biopic of Irish revolutionary Michael Collins, the man who led a guerrilla war against the UK, helped negotiate the creation of the Irish Free State, and led…

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Zulu

Zulu

Zulu
IMDb: 7.7
138 min

In 1879, during the Anglo-Zulu War, man-of-the-people Lt. Chard and snooty Lt. Bromhead are in charge of defending the isolated and vastly outnumbered Natal outpost of Rorke’s Drift from tribal…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter
IMDb: 7.9
134 min

1183 AD: King Henry II’s three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won’t commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him. An…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation
IMDb: 6.3
195 min

Two families, abolitionist Northerners the Stonemans and Southern landowners the Camerons, intertwine. When Confederate colonel Ben Cameron is captured in battle, nurse Elsie Stoneman petitions for his pardon. In Reconstruction-era…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
A Midnight Clear

A Midnight Clear

A Midnight Clear
IMDb: 7.1
108 min

Set in 1944 France, an American Intelligence Squad locates a German Platoon wishing to surrender rather than die in Germany’s final war offensive. The two groups of men, isolated from…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Francofonia

Francofonia

Francofonia
IMDb: 6.7
88 min

Master filmmaker Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) transforms a portrait of the world-renowned museum into a magisterial, centuries-spanning reflection on the relation between art, culture and power.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen
IMDb: 7.1
106 min

During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the “Tuskegee…

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