History Movies
Wolf Hall

Wolf Hall

Wolf Hall
TMDb: 7.8
60 min

Following the fact-based historical book of the same name, this drama follows the rise of Cromwell as he becomes Henry the VIII’s closest advisor. England in the 1520s is a…

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Genre: Drama, History
Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade
IMDb: 4.9
N/A

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
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…

Flannery

Flannery

Flannery
IMDb: 6.8
97

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

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.

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…

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
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…

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…

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
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…

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
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
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…

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 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
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…

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.

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 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
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,…

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…

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…

Beyond Barricades

Beyond Barricades

Beyond Barricades
IMDb: 5.8
87

Beyond Barricades is a documentary on political punk band Anti-Flag, featuring interviews with Tom Morello, Billy Bragg, Tim McIlrath, Brian Baker & More. The film explores the trials and tribulations…

Kalashnikov

Kalashnikov

Kalashnikov
IMDb: 5.9
105

Tank commander Kalashnikov is severely injured in battle in 1941. The accident leaves him incapacitated and unable to return to the front line. While recovering in the hospital he begins creating…

I AM PATRICK

I AM PATRICK

I AM PATRICK
IMDb: 8.1
125

I AM PATRICK peels back centuries of legend and myth to tell the true story of Saint Patrick. Through historical re-enactments, expert interviews and Patrick’s own writings, experience the journey…

Disclosure

Disclosure

Disclosure
IMDb: 7.3
107

An investigation of how Hollywood’s fabled stories have deeply influenced how Americans feel about transgender people, and how transgender people have been taught to feel about themselves.

The Burning of Atlanta

The Burning of Atlanta

The Burning of Atlanta
IMDb: 5.1
N/A

“The Burning of Atlanta” is the story of the destruction of a major city near the end of the war, and the desperation and terror this causes in the lives…

Genre: Action, History
The Legend of Tomiris

The Legend of Tomiris

The Legend of Tomiris
IMDb: 6.8
156

This is the story of the life of the great queen of of the steppe – legendary Tomiris. She is destined to become a skillful warrior, survive the loss of…

Genre: Drama, History
Streltsov

Streltsov

Streltsov
IMDb: 7.1
101

By the age of twenty, Eduard Streltsov has everything one can dream of: talent, fame and love. He is the rising star of Soviet football. The whole country, with bated…

The Glorias

The Glorias

The Glorias
IMDb: 8.1
147

An equal rights crusader, journalist and activist: Gloria Steinem embodies these and more. From her role in the revolutionary women’s rights movement to her travels throughout the U.S. and around…

Max & Me

Max & Me

Max & Me
IMDb: 3.2
N/A
N/A

The story unfolds through a present-day encounter of an older man, Gunther, and a rebellious teenager, DJ, as the story of Father Max teaches the young boy about love and…

An Officer and a Spy

An Officer and a Spy

An Officer and a Spy
IMDb: 7.2
132

In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil’s Island.

Malmoi

Malmoi

Malmoi
IMDb: 5.9
135

During the Japanese occupation, two men travel across the country compiling the first Korean language dictionary.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
IMDb: 6.8
119

Germany, 1933: Little Anna Kemper lives with her family in Berlin. Since her father, a famous theater critic, is an open opponent of the National Socialists, he has to flee…

Genre: Drama, Family, History
Matchless Mulan

Matchless Mulan

Matchless Mulan
IMDb: 3.8
90

During the Northern Wei Dynasty, Mulan joined the army for his father and returned with honor. Ten years later, Rouran broke the border again, and Mulan resolutely returned to the…

Genre: Action, History, War
Chen Qing Ling Zhi Luan Po

Chen Qing Ling Zhi Luan Po

Chen Qing Ling Zhi Luan Po
IMDb: 7.5
83

The story is set in when Qinghe Nie Sect was dealing with their ancestral knife tomb incident. Nie Mingjue brought Nie Huaisang alone to do good for others by restoring…

The Silent Natural

The Silent Natural

The Silent Natural
IMDb: 8.5
140

William Hoy was one of the first Deaf Major League Baseball players in the 1800’s. Being deaf, he introduced hand signals for strike and ball to the game and overcame…

The 24th

The 24th

The 24th
IMDb: 7.1
101

The 24th tells the incredibly powerful and timely true story of the all-black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment, and the Houston Riot of 1917. The Houston Riot was a mutiny…

Genre: Drama, History
4 Presidents

4 Presidents

4 Presidents
IMDb: 7.0
N/A

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Emperor

Emperor

Emperor
IMDb: 6.4
99

An escaped slave travels north and has chance encounters with Frederick Douglass and John Brown. Based on the life story of Shields Green.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Rising Free

Rising Free

Rising Free
IMDb: 7.4
109

Amidst the rugged Oregon territory, Rising Free is a visual masterpiece that showcases the harrowing journey of a young woman running from the throes of prejudice. Taken in by a…

Genre: Drama, History
Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot

Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot

Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot
IMDb: 4.3
N/A

King Arthur returns home after fighting the Roman Empire. His illegitimate son has corrupted the throne of Camelot and King Arthur must reunite with the wizard Merlin and the Knights…