History Movies
Field of Lost Shoes

Field of Lost Shoes

Field of Lost Shoes
IMDb: 5.7
96 min

A group of teenage cadets sheltered from war at the Virginia Military Institute must confront the horrors of an adult world when they are called upon to defend the Shenandoah…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Queen of the Desert

Queen of the Desert

Queen of the Desert
IMDb: 5.7
128 min

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell’s life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

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Last Days in the Desert

Last Days in the Desert

Last Days in the Desert
IMDb: 5.6
98 min

On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.

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The Girl King

The Girl King

The Girl King
IMDb: 5.9
106 min

A portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no…

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Suffragette

Suffragette

Suffragette
IMDb: 6.9
106 min

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

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Genre: Drama, History
Ronaldo

Ronaldo

Ronaldo
IMDb: 6.4
92 min

Filmed over 14 months with unprecedented access into the inner circle of the man and the sport, this is the first official and fully authorised film of one of the…

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Experimenter

Experimenter

Experimenter
IMDb: 6.6
98 min

Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into…

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Genre: Drama, History
In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex is assaulted by something no one could believe—a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense…

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Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs
IMDb: 7.2
122 min

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint…

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Genre: Drama, History
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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13 Minutes

13 Minutes

13 Minutes
IMDb: 7.0
114 min

The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. In 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, radical Georg Elser—disparaged…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Scandalous Lady W

The Scandalous Lady W

The Scandalous Lady W
IMDb: 6.5
87 min

A gripping 18th century drama details the scandalous life of Lady Seymour Worsley, who dared to leave her husband and elope with his best friend, Captain George Bisset. Lady Seymour…

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The 33

The 33

The 33
IMDb: 6.9
127 min

Based on a true story about the collapse at the mine in San Jose, Chile that left 33 miners isolated underground for 69 days.

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Genre: Drama, History
Naked Among Wolves

Naked Among Wolves

Naked Among Wolves
IMDb: 7.2
105 min

Taking place at the Concentration camp Buchenwald at the end of March 1945, prisoner Hans Pippig discovers in a carrying case of an incoming prisoner a Jewish child. If reported…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Gold Coast

Gold Coast

Gold Coast
IMDb: 5.4
114 min

Young anti-colonial idealist Wulff leaves for Danish Guinea to set up a coffee plantation but not everything goes according to plan.

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Ip Man 3

Ip Man 3

Ip Man 3
IMDb: 7.1
105 min

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Capsule

Capsule

Capsule
IMDb: 6.3
91 min

Guy is an experienced British fighter pilot who is in command of Britain’s first manned mission to space. He has trained for this for three years at the height of…

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Being Evel

Being Evel

Being Evel
IMDb: 7.1
99 min

In the history of sports, few names are more recognizable than that of Evel Knievel. Long after the man hung up his famous white leather jumpsuit and rode his Harley…

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Empire of Lust

Empire of Lust

Empire of Lust
IMDb: 5.9
113 min

Set in 1398. Kim Min-Jae (Shin Ha-Kyun) is the supreme commander of the Joseon Dynasty. He falls in love for the first time and for that woman he takes risks….

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Memories of the Sword

Memories of the Sword

Memories of the Sword
IMDb: 6.3
120 min

While in medieval Korea, a young girl sets out to revenge the betrayal and the death of her mother. But therefore she must face one of the most powerful men…

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Polycarp

Polycarp

Polycarp
IMDb: 5.6
94 min

Anna, a young slave girl, is rescued and adopted by Christians in 2ND Century Smyrna, and befriended by their aged bishop, Polycarp. As Anna is taught by Polycarp and her…

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Genre: Drama, History
Aferim!

Aferim!

Aferim!
IMDb: 7.6
108 min

Set in early 19th century Wallachia, Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an…

Genre: Drama, History
Boiling Pot

Boiling Pot

Boiling Pot
IMDb: 4.3
95 min

On a college campus in modern America, ideas that have long been neglected as “issues of the past” emerge as racial tensions and frictions grow between different student groups.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Heneral Luna

Heneral Luna

Heneral Luna
IMDb: 7.7
118 min

A Filipino general who believes he can turn the tide of battle in the Philippine-American war. But little does he know that he faces a greatest threat to the country’s…

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Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
IMDb: 7.2
98 min

A look at the history of the American comedy publication and production company, National Lampoon, from its beginning in the 1970s to 2010, featuring rare and never before seen footage,…

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The Fencer

The Fencer

The Fencer
IMDb: 7.1
99 min

Fleeing from the Russian secret police, a young Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a physical education teacher at a local school. The past…

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Genre: Drama, History
Wondrous Boccaccio

Wondrous Boccaccio

Wondrous Boccaccio
IMDb: 5.7
120 min

It’s 1348. The plague has brutally hit Florence. A group of then young people, seven women and three men, rebel against the feeling of death that is about to swallow…

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Full Out

Full Out

Full Out
IMDb: 6.4
90 min

Based on the true life story of California gymnast Ariana Berlin. As she zoned in on her Olympic goals, 14 year old Ariana Berlin’s life took a sharp turn when…

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Genre: Drama, Family, History
Fresh Dressed

Fresh Dressed

Fresh Dressed
IMDb: 6.5
90 min

Fresh Dressed chronicles the history of Hip-Hop / Urban fashion and its rise from southern cotton plantations to the gangs of 1970s in the South Bronx, to corporate America, and…

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A Tale of Three Cities

A Tale of Three Cities

A Tale of Three Cities
IMDb: 6.0
130 min

A former spy in the Chinese Nationalist Party falls for an opium-dealing widow, as China is ravaged by war and revolution.

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The Russian Woodpecker

The Russian Woodpecker

The Russian Woodpecker
IMDb: 6.9
80 min

As his country is gripped by revolution and war, a Ukrainian victim of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster discovers a dark secret and must decide whether to risk his life and…

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Macbeth

Macbeth

Macbeth
IMDb: 6.6
113 min

Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting…

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Bajirao Mastani

Bajirao Mastani

Bajirao Mastani
IMDb: 7.2
158 min

Peshwa Bajirao married to Kashibai, falls in love with Mastani, a warrior princess in distress. They struggle to make their love triumph amid opposition from his conservative family.

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Genre: History, Romance, War
While at War

While at War

While at War
IMDb: 7.4
107 min

Salamanca, Spain, 1936. In the early days of the military rebellion that began the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), writer Miguel de Unamuno supports the uprising in the hope that the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones
IMDb: 7.2
141 min

In March 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travel to Ukraine, where he experiences at first hand the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet…

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How to Change the World

How to Change the World

How to Change the World
IMDb: 7.6
110 min

In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world’s imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to…

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Chuck Norris vs Communism

Chuck Norris vs Communism

Chuck Norris vs Communism
IMDb: 7.5
78 min

In late eighties, in Ceausescu’s Romania, a black market VHS bootlegger and a courageous female translator brought the magic of Western films to the Romanian people and sowed the seeds…

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The Treacherous

The Treacherous

The Treacherous
IMDb: 6.1
133 min

The story of Joseon’s tyrant king Yeonsan who exploits the populace for his own carnal pleasures, his seemingly loyal retainer who controls him and all court dealings, and a woman…

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Genre: Drama, History
Killing Jesus

Killing Jesus

Killing Jesus
IMDb: 4.6
132 min

Jesus of Nazareth’s life and ministry were subject to seismic social and political events that led to his execution and changed the world forever.

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The Eichmann Show

The Eichmann Show

The Eichmann Show
IMDb: 6.5
90 min

The behind-the-scenes true life story of a groundbreaking producer, Milton Fruchtman, and blacklisted TV director Leo Hurwitz who, overcoming enormous obstacles, set out to capture the testimony of one of…

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