History Movies
The Rifleman

The Rifleman

The Rifleman
IMDb: 8.2
124

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

Genre: Drama, History, War
Romania: Seeking Dracula’s Castle

Romania: Seeking Dracula’s Castle

Romania: Seeking Dracula’s Castle
IMDb: 4.6
65

Husband and wife team Greg and Felicity take a journey across Romania to try to answer one simple question – where is Dracula’s Castle? Along the way they struggle as…

Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah
IMDb: 6.7
126

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…

The Swordsman

The Swordsman

The Swordsman
IMDb: 6.8
101

Tae-yeul, a swordsman in his thirties goes out to find his only daughter after losing one of his eyes. Min Seung-ho, the Joseon dynasty’s best swordsman chooses an ordinary simple…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Meeting Gorbachev

Meeting Gorbachev

Meeting Gorbachev
IMDb: 6.9
95

Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits down with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements. Topics include the talks to reduce nuclear weapons, the reunification of…

The Reckoning

The Reckoning

The Reckoning
IMDb: 6.1
111

In the aftermath of the Great Plague and amidst the subsequent witch-hunts against women, a young widow grapples with the tragic death of her husband in a society completely consumed…

Genre: History, Horror
Son of the South

Son of the South

Son of the South
IMDb: 7.6
104

Bob Zellner, grandson of a Klansman, comes of age in the Deep South and eventually joins the Civil Rights Movement.

The Eight Hundred

The Eight Hundred

The Eight Hundred
IMDb: 6.7
147

In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai battlefield, completely surrounded by the Japanese army.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Icemen: 200 Years in Antarctica

Icemen: 200 Years in Antarctica

Icemen: 200 Years in Antarctica
IMDb: 7.2
50

A riveting story of polar exploration that investigates the motivation, psychology, science, and physical endurance that have characterized the historic heroes who have explored the frozen continent of Antarctica over…

Still a Revolutionary – Albert Einstein

Still a Revolutionary – Albert Einstein

Still a Revolutionary – Albert Einstein
IMDb: 2.4
80

Using a wealth of rarely-seen archival footage, correspondence, and new and illuminating interviews, Julia Newman makes the case that Albert Einstein’s example of social and political activism is as important…

Schemers

Schemers

Schemers
IMDb: 5.5
91

Set in late-1970’s Dundee, Schemers is based on writer-producer David McLean’s early years in the music business. After a run in with a local gangster, a fledgling promoter and his…

The Furnace

The Furnace

The Furnace
IMDb: 7.7
116

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

The Flood

The Flood

The Flood
IMDb: 7.7
117

When Jarah loses her husband, her child, her land and her innocence she embarks on a brutal journey of of retribution and revenge that transforms into redemption and reconciliation.

Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President

Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President

Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President
IMDb: 7.3
96

This rockumentary-style presidential portrait shows how Jimmy Carter reinvigorated a post-Watergate America—with the music of the counterculture, including the Allman Brothers, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, and Jimmy Buffett.

Your Name Engraved Herein

Your Name Engraved Herein

Your Name Engraved Herein
IMDb: 7.6
118

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

Radium Girls

Radium Girls

Radium Girls
IMDb: 6.2
102

Young women toiling in a factory are exposed to hazardous material which takes a disastrous toll on their health.

Genre: Drama, History
The Dig

The Dig

The Dig
IMDb: 6.5
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…

Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train

Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train

Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train
IMDb: 8.7
117

Tanjirō Kamado, joined with Inosuke Hashibira, a boy raised by boars who wears a boar’s head, and Zenitsu Agatsuma, a scared boy who reveals his true power when he sleeps,…

Mank

Mank

Mank
IMDb: 8.3
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.

The Knight and the Princess

The Knight and the Princess

The Knight and the Princess
IMDb: 7.7
95

A young man, Mohammed Al Kassim, is frustrated by the number of injustices . He decides to make a difference. He fights through his enemies and eventually gets to the…

Compulsion

Compulsion

Compulsion
IMDb: 7.5
103

Two close friends, arrogantly and without remorse, kidnap and murder a young boy. They are caught and put to trial where their larger-than-life defense lawyer blames the Establishment for their…

Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods
IMDb: 4.5
99

Action epic sees a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother Hakan The Ferrocious, whose people…

Copperhead

Copperhead

Copperhead
IMDb: 5.6
120

A family is torn apart during the American Civil War.

Genre: Drama, History
Son of God

Son of God

Son of God
IMDb: 5.7
138

The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.

Pompeii

Pompeii

Pompeii
IMDb: 5.5
105

In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has…

Pride

Pride

Pride
IMDb: 7.8
119

Comedy-drama based on a true story set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At…

Jobs

Jobs

Jobs
IMDb: 5.9
128

The story of Steve Jobs’ ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

Savannah

Savannah

Savannah
IMDb: 6.0
101

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…

The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men
IMDb: 6.1
118

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Ironclad

Ironclad

Ironclad
IMDb: 6.2
121

In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the…

The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman
IMDb: 6.2
111

In 1857, at the height of his fame and fortune, novelist and social critic Charles Dickens meets and falls in love with teenage stage actress Nelly Ternan. As she becomes…

Parkland

Parkland

Parkland
IMDb: 6.4
94

November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real…

Centurion

Centurion

Centurion
IMDb: 6.4
97

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus’ legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the…

The Retrieval

The Retrieval

The Retrieval
IMDb: 6.6
91

On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.

Emperor

Emperor

Emperor
IMDb: 6.5
105

As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Escobar: Paradise Lost

Escobar: Paradise Lost

Escobar: Paradise Lost
IMDb: 6.5
120

For Pablo Escobar family is everything. When young surfer Nick falls for Escobar’s niece, Maria, he finds his life on the line when he’s pulled into the dangerous world of…

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Robin Hood
IMDb: 6.7
140

When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man’s sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert’s identity; romances his widow,…

Beyond the Edge

Beyond the Edge

Beyond the Edge
IMDb: 6.8
93

A 3D feature film about Sir Edmund Hillary’s monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 – an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.

Midway

Midway

Midway
IMDb: 6.8
132

This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Anonymous

Anonymous

Anonymous
IMDb: 6.9
130

Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere,…