History Movies
Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt
IMDb: 6.2
72

This documentary examines the 1999 London bombings that targeted Black, Bangladeshi and gay communities, and the race to find the far-right perpetrator. He terrorized a city, seeking to ignite a…

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally
IMDb: 7.3
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
American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally
IMDb: 7.3
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
Oslo

Oslo

Oslo
IMDb: 8.6
118

The true story of negotiations between implacable enemies — the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian…

Oslo

Oslo

Oslo
IMDb: 8.6
118

The true story of negotiations between implacable enemies — the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian…

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island
IMDb: 4.6
82

During the last desperate months of World War II, an Allied mission to regain Ramree Island off the coast of Burma ends in horror when an embattled group of soldiers…

Dream Horse

Dream Horse

Dream Horse
IMDb: 6.3
113

The inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to…

Edge of the World

Edge of the World

Edge of the World
IMDb: 6.5
104

Biopic about Sir James Brooke, the British adventurer who became King of Sarawak in the 1840’s and embarked on a lifelong crusade to end piracy and head-hunting – only to…

Blue Code of Silence

Blue Code of Silence

Blue Code of Silence
IMDb: 7.4
74

Every year an average of one thousand American police officers are arrested for misconduct or corruption, and the abuse of power is a legacy that stretches back to the dawn…

Killing Patient Zero

Killing Patient Zero

Killing Patient Zero
IMDb: 6.8
99

Skilfully revealing the homophobia behind the headlines, this doc traces the devastating impact of the 1980s AIDS epidemic and clears the name of the Québécois flight attendant who was infamously…

The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier
IMDb: 7.2
130

The story of the Podolsk cadets’ heroic stand outside Moscow in October 1941. Cadets were sent to the Ilyinsky line, fighting alongside units from the Soviet 43rd Army to hold…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Dance of the 41

Dance of the 41

Dance of the 41
IMDb: 6.3
99

Mexico City, November 1901. The police raid a private home where a secret party is being held. Among those attending is the son-in-law of President Porfirio Díaz.

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
Our Lady of San Juan, Four Centuries of Miracles

Our Lady of San Juan, Four Centuries of Miracles

Our Lady of San Juan, Four Centuries of Miracles
IMDb: 6.6
N/A

Mexican feature film

Genre: Drama, History
Noah

Noah

Noah
IMDb: 5.7
130

Travel with Noah as he fulfills God’s wish, even amidst seemingly impossible odds and the scrutiny of onlookers. The Bible comes to life in jaw-dropping scale as Noah leads live…

Genre: Family, History
Texas Red

Texas Red

Texas Red
IMDb: 5.4
84

Part of the 12 Western feature films to be made in 12 months during 2020, this film tells the story of Texas Red, an African-American man who was hunted by…

So-ri-kkun

So-ri-kkun

So-ri-kkun
IMDb: 7.5
119

In the era of corruption, Hak-gyu sings songs and tells stories on the street with his band. One day, Hak-gyu’s wife Gan-nan is kidnapped by gangsters and his daughter Cheong…

Genre: Drama, History
Kid 90

Kid 90

Kid 90
IMDb: 6.6
71

As a teenager in the ’90s, Soleil Moon Frye carried a video camera everywhere she went. She documented hundreds of hours of footage and then locked it away for over…

Coven

Coven

Coven
IMDb: 5.7
92

French Basque Country, year 1609. The men of the region have gone to sea. Amaia participates with other girls of the village in a coven celebrated in the forest. Judge…

Serving for Justice: The Story of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion

Serving for Justice: The Story of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion

Serving for Justice: The Story of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion
IMDb: 2.8
50

Amidst the horrors and indignities of Jim Crow America, one million African Americans served their country to protect democracy abroad and expand it at home during World War II. The…

Genre: History
Jesus

Jesus

Jesus
IMDb: 4.4
130

From the bustling streets of Jerusalem to the raging Sea of Galilee, join Peter, Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene, and a multitude of others as they journey alongside the most famous person…

Genre: Drama, Family, History
Homesick

Homesick

Homesick
IMDb: 3.8
112

A university student returns home to self-isolate during the lockdown. He’s totally alone, he’s caught the virus and in order to cope, he’s started to talk to himself.

Flannery

Flannery

Flannery
IMDb: 6.8
97

A feature documentary directed by Elizabeth Coffman and Mark Bosco about American writer Flannery O’Connor.

Unsinkable: Japan’s Lost Battleship

Unsinkable: Japan’s Lost Battleship

Unsinkable: Japan’s Lost Battleship
IMDb: 6.9
55

October 24, 1944, the world’s greatest battle at sea begins in the Philippines. Japan’s navy gambles on a decisive victory against the United States to turn the tide of World…

Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade
IMDb: 4.9
112

Dr. Bernard Nathanson and Dr. Mildred Jefferson square off in a national battle in this untold conspiracy that led to the most famous and controversial court case in history.

Genre: Drama, History
Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something

Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something

Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something
IMDb: 6.5
93

The life of singer-songwriter and activist Harry Chapin, who spent his fame and fortune trying to end world hunger before his tragic passing.

The War Below

The War Below

The War Below
IMDb: 4.1
N/A

During World War I, a group of British miners are recruited to tunnel underneath no man’s land and set bombs from below the German front in hopes of breaking the…

Genre: Drama, History, War
First Signal

First Signal

First Signal
IMDb: 9.1
102

When Air Force Space Command receives a signal from an alien satellite in Earth orbit an emergency meeting with the President reveals a government conspiracy.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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…

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
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.

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 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
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…

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…

Dark Waters

Dark Waters

Dark Waters
IMDb: 7.7
126

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against the DuPont chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

The Report

The Report

The Report
IMDb: 8.5
118

The story of Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the US Senate’s sweeping study into the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program, which was found to be brutal, immoral and ineffective. With…

1900

1900

1900
IMDb: 6.8
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 on the…

The Irishman

The Irishman

The Irishman
IMDb: 7.9
209

Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him…

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
Shelby American

Shelby American

Shelby American
IMDb: 7.5
N/A

Carroll Shelby came from humble beginnings working as a chicken farmer in rural Texas. He exploded into the auto-racing scene by beating all the top-tier drivers of the era and…