History Movies
Taxi for Tobruk

Taxi for Tobruk

Taxi for Tobruk
IMDb: 7.2
95

During World War II, French Commandos join forces with a German officer in order to survive the African desert.

Genre: Drama, History, War
American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally
IMDb: 5.5
107

The life of American woman Mildred Gillars and her lawyer, who struggles to redeem her reputation. Dubbed “Axis Sally” for broadcasting Nazi propaganda to American troops during World War II,…

Genre: Drama, History
Yamato

Yamato

Yamato
IMDb: 6.5
143

Directed by Junya Sato and based on a book by Jun Henmi, “Yamato” has a framing story set in the present day and uses flashbacks to tell the story of…

Genre: History, War
Men Behind the Sun

Men Behind the Sun

Men Behind the Sun
IMDb: 6.1
105

The film is a graphic depiction of the war atrocities committed by the Japanese at Unit 731, the secret biological weapons experimentation unit of the Imperial Japanese Army during World…

Genre: Drama, History, Horror, War
Samurai Assassin

Samurai Assassin

Samurai Assassin
IMDb: 7.5
122

February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to kill the lord of the House of Ii, a powerful man in…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Port Arthur

Port Arthur

Port Arthur
IMDb: 6.6
185

Depicts the bloody siege of Port Arthur, one of the most strongly fortified positions in the world, during the Russo-Japanese War.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Your Name Engraved Herein

Your Name Engraved Herein

Your Name Engraved Herein
IMDb: 7
118

In 1987, as martial law ends in Taiwan, Jia-han and Birdy fall in love amid family pressure, homophobia and social stigma.

Twin Sisters

Twin Sisters

Twin Sisters
IMDb: 7.4
137

Twin Sisters is an epic love story based on the Dutch bestseller by Tessa de Loo that has been read by more than 3.5 million readers in Holland and Germany.

Einstein and Eddington

Einstein and Eddington

Einstein and Eddington
IMDb: 7.3
90

A look at the evolution of Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity, and Einstein’s relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur Eddington, the first physicist to understand his ideas.

Kapo

Kapo

Kapo
IMDb: 7.6
120

Determined to survive at any price, Edith, a young Jewish woman deported to an extermination camp, manages to survive by accepting the role of kapo, a privileged prisoner whose mission…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Seven Angry Men

Seven Angry Men

Seven Angry Men
IMDb: N/A
90

Director Charles Marquis Warren’s 1955 period drama about abolitionist John Brown’s crusade to free the slaves stars Raymond Massey, Jeffrey Hunter, Debra Paget, Larry Pennell, Leo Gordon, James Best, John…

Genre: History, Western
The Lover in the Attic

The Lover in the Attic

The Lover in the Attic
IMDb: N/A
85

This is the lurid, true story about femme fatale Dolly, her murdered husband, and her lover, Otto — the man in the attic. In the 1930s, Dolly met and seduced…

Show Me a Hero

Show Me a Hero

Show Me a Hero
TMDb: 7.2
60 min

Mayor Nick Wasicsko took office in 1987 during Yonkers’ worst crisis when federal courts ordered public housing to be built in the white, middle class side of town, dividing the…

Status: Ended
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
IMDb: N/A
76

It is England in the 1830s. London’s dockside is teeming with ships and sailors who have made their fortune in foreign lands. Sweeney Todd, a Fleet Street barber, awaits the…

Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Liberté

Liberté

Liberté
IMDb: N/A
132

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…

Genre: Drama, History
Mank

Mank

Mank
IMDb: N/A
133

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.

Genre: Drama, History
Nazi Art Thieves

Nazi Art Thieves

Nazi Art Thieves
IMDb: N/A
54

This film examines the mechanisms of Nazi extortion during World War II, and is interspersed with current issues surrounding restitutions. It retraces the incredible stories of 3 major works having…

Genre: History
The Royal Tailor

The Royal Tailor

The Royal Tailor
IMDb: N/A
127

Depicts the love lives, jealousies and desires of those that work within the Sanguiwon during the Joseon Dynasty period. The Sanguiwon are responsible for the attire worn by royalty. Dol-Seok…

Genre: Drama, History
We Weren’t Given Anything for Free

We Weren’t Given Anything for Free

We Weren’t Given Anything for Free
IMDb: N/A
58

Annita Malavasi was just 22 when the Germans occupied Italy, their former allies, in 1943. As a partisan in the Italian resistance named “Laila”, she moved throughout the Apennines with…

The Dig

The Dig

The Dig
IMDb: N/A
112

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…

Genre: Drama, History
Tomahawk

Tomahawk

Tomahawk
IMDb: N/A
82

In 1866, a new gold discovery and an inconclusive conference force the U.S. Army to build a road and fort in territory ceded by previous treaty to the Sioux…to the…

Hitler

Hitler

Hitler
IMDb: N/A
107

The private life of Hitler revealed for the first time!

Genre: History, War
The Drummer of the 8th

The Drummer of the 8th

The Drummer of the 8th
IMDb: 5.9
28

When the Civil War begins, young Billy runs away from home to enlist in the Northern Army as a drummer; he’s wounded in battle and taken prisoner. He manages to…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Coward

The Coward

The Coward
IMDb: 6
77

Set during the American Civil War, Keenan stars as a Virginia colonel and Charles Ray as his weak-willed son. The son is forced, at gunpoint, by his father to enlist…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Anna Boleyn

Anna Boleyn

Anna Boleyn
IMDb: 6.6
118

The story of the ill-fated second wife of the English king Henry VIII, whose marriage to the Henry led to momentous political and religious turmoil in England.

Genre: Drama, History
Midway

Midway

Midway
IMDb: 6.7
138

The story of the Battle of Midway, and the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome massive odds.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor
IMDb: 6.2
183

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval…

1900

1900

1900
IMDb: 7.7
317

Set in Bertolucci’s ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half of the…

Miracle

Miracle

Miracle
IMDb: 7.5
135

When college coach Herb Brooks is hired to helm the 1980 U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team, he brings a unique and brash style to the ice. After assembling a team…

Genre: Drama, History
JFK

JFK

JFK
IMDb: 8
189

Follows the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison.

Notorious

Notorious

Notorious
IMDb: 6.7
122

“Notorious” is the story of Christopher Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Wallace transforms himself from Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to pregnant women) to one of the…

Genre: Drama, History, Music
Wilde

Wilde

Wilde
IMDb: 6.9
118

The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with…

Genre: Drama, History
The 15:17 to Paris

The 15:17 to Paris

The 15:17 to Paris
IMDb: 5.3
94

In August 2015, an ISIS terrorist boarded train #9364 from Brussels to Paris. Armed with an AK-47 and enough ammo to kill more than 500 people, the terrorist might have…

The Baby of Mâcon

The Baby of Mâcon

The Baby of Mâcon
IMDb: 7
122

A movie about the corruption in all levels of society. A baby is born from a supposed-to-be virgin woman, so a chain of hysteria about divine intervention in the birth…

Genre: Drama, History
Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha
IMDb: 7.4
146

A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a…

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada
IMDb: 6.6
145

A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929), which was touched off by a rebellion against the Mexican government’s attempt to secularize the country.

Genre: Drama, History
Gods and Generals

Gods and Generals

Gods and Generals
IMDb: 6.4
214

The film centers mostly around the personal and professional life of Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, a brilliant if eccentric Confederate general, from the outbreak of the American Civil War until its…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff
IMDb: 7.8
193

A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America’s space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works…

Genre: Drama, History
Silence

Silence

Silence
IMDb: 7.2
161

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

Genre: Drama, History
Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down
IMDb: 7.7
145

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy…

Genre: Action, History, War