History Movies
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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The Cokeville Miracle

The Cokeville Miracle

The Cokeville Miracle
IMDb: 5.1
94 min

On May 9, 1986, a small ranching community in Wyoming experiences a divine intervention when a couple detonates a bomb inside a crowded classroom.

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The Assassin

The Assassin

The Assassin
IMDb: 6.3
105 min

A female assassin during the Tang Dynasty who begins to question her loyalties when she falls in love with one of her targets.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Richard the Lionheart: Rebellion

Richard the Lionheart: Rebellion

Richard the Lionheart: Rebellion
IMDb: 2.5
96 min

The year is 1173. England and France are at war. The destiny of the two great powers has never been so intertwined. As King Henry’s wife, Queen Eleanor, is captured…

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Admiral

Admiral

Admiral
IMDb: 7.0
151 min

When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and faces its own civil war no less, only one man, Michael de Ruyter, can lead…

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La Peur

La Peur

La Peur
IMDb: 5.4
93 min

Gabriel, a young soldier, is sent to the Western Front in 1914. He experiences the hell of the trenches and the devastating effects that fear has on all the troops….

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Hawaizaada

Hawaizaada

Hawaizaada
IMDb: 5.6
148 min

In 1895, Shivkar Bapuji Talpade constructs and flies India’s first unmanned plane, despite having the odds stacked against him.

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Francofonia

Francofonia

Francofonia
IMDb: 6.6
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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Marguerite & Julien

Marguerite & Julien

Marguerite & Julien
IMDb: 4.9
105 min

Julien and Marguerite de Ravalet, son and daughter of the Lord of Tourlaville, have loved each other tenderly since childhood. But as they grow up, their affection veers toward voracious…

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The Tiger: An Old Hunter’s Tale

The Tiger: An Old Hunter’s Tale

The Tiger: An Old Hunter’s Tale
IMDb: 7.3
139 min

In 1925 Korea, Japanese rulers demand the last remaining tiger be killed. The tiger easily defeats his pursuers until a legendary hunter takes him on.

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Boom Bust Boom

Boom Bust Boom

Boom Bust Boom
IMDb: 7.2
74 min

Terry Jones presents Boom Bust Boom. The result of a meeting between writer, director, historian and Python Terry Jones and economics professor and entrepreneur Theo Kocken. Co-written by Jones and…

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The Clan

The Clan

The Clan
IMDb: 7.0
108 min

In Argentina, between 1982 and 1985, the Puccios, a well-established family of San Isidro, an upper-class suburb of Buenos Aires, kidnap several people and hold them as hostages for a…

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125 Years Memory

125 Years Memory

125 Years Memory
IMDb: 7.3
132 min

Two historical incidents that deepened the friendship between Japan and Turkey are connected in this Japanese-Turkish blockbuster: The sinking of the Turkish frigate Ertuğrul off the Japanese coast in 1890,…

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Genre: Drama, History
Best of Enemies

Best of Enemies

Best of Enemies
IMDb: 7.6
87 min

A documentary about the legendary series of nationally televised debates in 1968 between two great public intellectuals, the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr. Intended as…

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A Hidden Life

A Hidden Life

A Hidden Life
IMDb: 7.7
174 min

Based on real events, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Panipat

Panipat

Panipat
IMDb: 6.0
165 min

During 18th century India, the Marathas emerged as the most powerful empire in the nation until the Afghan King Ahmad Shah Abdali plans to take over India. Sadashiv Rao Bhau…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Spacewalker

The Spacewalker

The Spacewalker
IMDb: 7.3
140 min

March 1965. In the heat of the Cold War, the USA and the USSR are competing for supremacy in space. What both superpowers aim for in this race, is to…

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The Chosen

The Chosen

The Chosen
IMDb: 6.7
125 min

The story of Ramon Mercader, the man who was hired by Stalin to murder Leon Trotsky at Mexico City.

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Young Törless

Young Törless

Young Törless
IMDb: 7.3
87 min

At an Austrian boys’ boarding school in the early 1900s, shy, intelligent Törless observes the sadistic behavior of his fellow students, doing nothing to help a victimized classmate—until the torture…

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Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
IMDb: 9.0
131 min

When Aurangzeb recruits his trusted soldier Udaybhan to control the Kondhana fort, Shivaji’s military leader Tanhaji Malusare and his army of Maratha warriors set out to recapture the fortress.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Throne

The Throne

The Throne
IMDb: 7.0
125 min

Ancient Korea, July 4, 1762. The Crown Prince Hyojang, posthumously named Sado, son of King Yeongjo of Joseon, is accused of treason. Thus, the king asks him to commit suicide,…

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Genre: Drama, History
Land of Mine

Land of Mine

Land of Mine
IMDb: 7.8
100 min

In the days following the surrender of Germany in May 1945, a group of young German prisoners of war is handed over to the Danish authorities and subsequently sent to…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Last King

The Last King

The Last King
IMDb: 4.6
110 min

A descendant of the Maharaja Ranjit Singh attempts to recover the fabled Koh-I-Noor diamond from Britain’s crown jewels when they make a tour stop at a Toronto museum.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Gangsta Walking the Movie 

Gangsta Walking the Movie 

Gangsta Walking the Movie 
IMDb: 6.4
57 min

GANGSTA WALKING THE MOVIE! First collaborative movie about Memphis Hip Hop and Dance culture, EVER! Gangsta Walking the Movie tells the hidden secrets of how the Memphis Rap Music and…

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The People vs. Fritz Bauer

The People vs. Fritz Bauer

The People vs. Fritz Bauer
IMDb: 7.1
105 min

It is the late 1950s. Flourishing under the economic miracle, Germany grows increasingly apathetic about confronting the horrors of its recent past. Nevertheless, Fritz Bauer doggedly devotes his energies to…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Battalion

The Battalion

The Battalion
IMDb: 6.5
120 min

Russia, 1917, WWI. This is the story of the 1st Russian Women’s Battalion of Death, formed as part of an ill-conceived propaganda ploy by the Russian Provisional Government in late…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War