History Movies
The Life and Death of King John

The Life and Death of King John

The Life and Death of King John
IMDb: 7.1
157

The reign of England’s King John is threatened by Philip of France who demands that John’s nephew Arthur be placed on the throne. Pragmatic and decisive, King John moves to…

Genre: Drama, History
Freedom Riders

Freedom Riders

Freedom Riders
IMDb: 8.1
117

This is the story of more than four hundred Americans who participated in a bold and dangerous experiment designed to awaken the conscience of a complacent nation. These self-proclaimed, ‘Freedom…

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar
IMDb: 6.4
106

The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they…

Genre: Drama, History
The Haunting of the Tower of London

The Haunting of the Tower of London

The Haunting of the Tower of London
IMDb: N/A
N/A

The Two Princes, imprisoned and allegedly murdered in the Bloody Tower within the Tower Of London by Richard III. The story tells how they allegedly came back to haunt the…

Genre: History, Horror
Angelique

Angelique

Angelique
IMDb: 6.7
117

In 17th-century France, beautiful country maiden Angélique marries wealthy neighbor Jeoffray de Peyrac out of convenience, but eventually, she falls in love with him. So when Jeoffray is arrested and…

Angelique and the King

Angelique and the King

Angelique and the King
IMDb: 6.6
100

Soon after her latest husband death, the King himself (Louis XIV) meets with our heroine and begs her to help convince the Persian Ambassador to agree to a treaty. However,…

After Jackie

After Jackie

After Jackie
IMDb: N/A
120

After Jackie celebrates the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s integration into Major League Baseball. Robinson opened the door for other African Americans to join the league and this documentary taps…

Benediction

Benediction

Benediction
IMDb: 7
137

The story of soldier and poet Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967), who was decorated for bravery on the Western Front, and is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about the…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Last Supper

The Last Supper

The Last Supper
IMDb: 7.6
N/A

On the day Hitler assumes power, the German-Jewish Glickstein family come together for dinner. Most of them—like many Germans at the time—do not take the Nazis seriously. When Leah announces…

Genre: History
Forbidden Knowledge: Alien Artifacts

Forbidden Knowledge: Alien Artifacts

Forbidden Knowledge: Alien Artifacts
IMDb: N/A
75

Shocking new evidence of highly advanced civilizations mounts as previously unexplored regions of the earth reveal mind boggling artifacts that defy all convention and utterly mystify today’s academic and scientific…

The Lost Leonardo

The Lost Leonardo

The Lost Leonardo
IMDb: 7.5
95

London, England, 2008. Some of the most distinguished experts on the work of Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) gather at the National Gallery to examine a painting known as…

Trees of Peace

Trees of Peace

Trees of Peace
IMDb: 6.8
97

In April of 1994, four women from different backgrounds and beliefs are trapped and hiding during the Rwandan genocide. Their fight for survival against all odds unites the women in…

Genre: Drama, History
Sixty Glorious Years

Sixty Glorious Years

Sixty Glorious Years
IMDb: 6.6
95

Continuing the story of ‘Victoria the Great’.

Genre: History
Hannibal

Hannibal

Hannibal
IMDb: 5.2
103

A Carthaginian general attempts to cross the Alps with an army of elephants in order to conquer Rome.

Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt

Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt

Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt
IMDb: 8.1
79

On the eve of 1987’s Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, surviving families and friends of people who have died of AIDS prepare panels to be…

Rocco Chinnici – È così lieve il tuo bacio sulla fronte

Rocco Chinnici – È così lieve il tuo bacio sulla fronte

Rocco Chinnici – È così lieve il tuo bacio sulla fronte
IMDb: 7.1
111

The last years of Italian magistrate Rocco Chinnici – who was instrumental in the battle against Cosa Nostra, laying the basis for the famous Antimafia Pool – before his assassination,…

Maralinga Tjarutja

Maralinga Tjarutja

Maralinga Tjarutja
IMDb: 7.4
52

The Maralinga people survive aggressive colonisation, including dispossession to enable atomic testing, and through their tenacious spirit and cultural strength fight to retain their country.

The Ancines Woods

The Ancines Woods

The Ancines Woods
IMDb: 6.5
87

Benito Freire, a pedlar in a small village in northern Spain suffers from epileptic seizures and rumours start to spread that he may be a werewolf and responsible for a…

The Emigrants

The Emigrants

The Emigrants
IMDb: 6.8
148

Based on the book by Vilhelm Moberg (published in 1949) depicting a few people emigrating from Sweden to the United States in the 1800s, and a remake of the 1971…

Genre: Drama, History
BAM: Builders of the Ancient Mysteries

BAM: Builders of the Ancient Mysteries

BAM: Builders of the Ancient Mysteries
IMDb: 7.2
138

Are we really the first advanced civilization on Earth? This is the bold and controversial question raised by this movie. Embark on a great and fascinating tour of the most…

WWE: The Spectacular Legacy of the AWA

WWE: The Spectacular Legacy of the AWA

WWE: The Spectacular Legacy of the AWA
IMDb: 7.8
107

The Spectacular Legacy of the AWA.

Exhibition on Screen: Canaletto & the Art of Venice

Exhibition on Screen: Canaletto & the Art of Venice

Exhibition on Screen: Canaletto & the Art of Venice
IMDb: 7.1
85

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN open its fifth season with Canaletto & the Art of Venice, an immersive journey into the life and art of Venice’s famous view-painter. No artist better captures…

Genre: History
The Toast of New York

The Toast of New York

The Toast of New York
IMDb: 6.3
109

After the American Civil War, Jim Fisk, a former peddler and cotton smuggler, arrives in New York, along with his partners Nick and Luke, where he struggles to make his…

The Assassins

The Assassins

The Assassins
IMDb: 5.5
107

In the year 198 BC, Cao Cao (Chow Yun Fat), Prime Minister of the Han Dynasty, ventured to the east and defeated China’s greatest warrior Lu Bu, terrifying every ambitious…

Genre: Drama, History
Straight to VHS

Straight to VHS

Straight to VHS
IMDb: 5.8
77

Act of Violence Upon a Young Journalist is a film shot in 1988 and released on VHS in 1989; a mysterious cult work of Uruguayan cinema surrounded by strange theories…

The Lightning Tree

The Lightning Tree

The Lightning Tree
IMDb: 5.9
133

Set during the Edo Period, a young man from a noble family meets a young woman under a special tree called “Raiou” (the tree was struck by lightning at one…

The Kashmir Files

The Kashmir Files

The Kashmir Files
IMDb: 8.3
170

Based on a true tragedy, the emotionally triggering film sheds light on the plight of Kashmiri Pandits (Hindus), a religious minority in the 1990s Kashmir valley, who were compelled to…

God Loves Caviar

God Loves Caviar

God Loves Caviar
IMDb: 5.9
99

The true-life, stranger-than-fiction tale of eighteenth-century Greek pirate turned merchant Ioannis Varvakis, who rose from humble beginnings to become the head of one of the largest mercantile empires in Europe.

The Many Lovers of Miss Jane Austen

The Many Lovers of Miss Jane Austen

The Many Lovers of Miss Jane Austen
IMDb: 7.3
N/A

A historian and professor Amanda Vickery explores why Jane Austen’s books have been popular for nearly 200 years.

Farewell Mister Haffmann

Farewell Mister Haffmann

Farewell Mister Haffmann
IMDb: 6.7
115

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,…

Genre: Drama, History
Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat
IMDb: 6.8
128

In 1943, two British intelligence officers concoct Operation Mincemeat, wherein their plan to drop a corpse with false papers off the coast of Spain would fool Nazi spies into believing…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Surname Viêt Given Name Nam

Surname Viêt Given Name Nam

Surname Viêt Given Name Nam
IMDb: 6.6
108

The film evolves around questions of identity, popular memory and culture. While focusing on aspects of Vietnamese reality as seen through the lives and history of women resistance in Vietnam…

The Devil’s Trap

The Devil’s Trap

The Devil’s Trap
IMDb: 7.7
85

A small town is one day visited by a priest who is there on a secret mission. He is a member of the Inquisition sent to investigate the activities of…

Genre: Drama, History
The Survivor

The Survivor

The Survivor
IMDb: 6.8
129

Harry Haft is a boxer who fought fellow prisoners in the concentration camps to survive. Haunted by the memories and his guilt, he attempts to use high-profile fights against boxing…

Genre: Drama, History
Agnus Dei

Agnus Dei

Agnus Dei
IMDb: 6.5
84

Alegory of the suppression of the 1919 revolution and the advent of fascism in Hungary; in the countryside, a unit of the revolutionary army spares the life of father Vargha,…

Genre: History, War
Hostile Territory

Hostile Territory

Hostile Territory
IMDb: 8.2
94

Former P.O.W. Jack Calgrove moves Heaven and Earth to be reunited with his children following the Civil War. After returning home, Jack discovers that his wife has tragically died and…

Gensan Punch

Gensan Punch

Gensan Punch
IMDb: 5.2
110

Nao Tsuyama, a disabled athlete, refuses to let his articifical leg hinder his dream to become a professional boxer. His remarkable journey takes him from Japan to the Philippines, and…

Felix Austria

Felix Austria

Felix Austria
IMDb: 6.5
103

The plot revolves around the controversial relationship between maid Stefania Chornenko and blueblood Adelia Anger against the backdrop of the provincial Austro-Hungary in 1900. Both Stefania’s parents and Adelia’s mother…

Man of God

Man of God

Man of God
IMDb: 7.2
109

Exiled unjustly, convicted without trial, slandered without cause. Man of God depicts the trials and tribulations of Saint Nektarios of Aegina, as he bears the unjust hatred of his enemies…

Genre: Drama, History
We Like It Like That

We Like It Like That

We Like It Like That
IMDb: 8.5
81

Latin boogaloo is New York City. It is a product of the melting pot, a colorful expression of 1960s Latino soul, straight from the streets of El Barrio, the South…