History Movies

Ford v. Ferrari

Ford v. Ferrari

Ford v. Ferrari
IMDb: 8.3
152

American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary…

Midway

Midway

Midway
IMDb: 6.9
138

The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.

Harriet

Harriet

Harriet
IMDb: 6.4
125

The story of Harriet Tubman, who helped free hundreds of slaves from the South after escaping from slavery herself in 1849.

Judy

Judy

Judy
IMDb: 7.2
118

Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

The Kill Team

The Kill Team

The Kill Team
IMDb: 5.9
87

A young American soldier in Afghanistan is disturbed by his commanding officer’s behavior and is faced with a moral dilemma.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name
IMDb: 7.4
118

The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
The Red Sea Diving Resort

The Red Sea Diving Resort

The Red Sea Diving Resort
IMDb: 6.3
129

Inspired by remarkable true life rescue missions, this is the incredible story of a group of Mossad agents and brave Ethiopians who in the early 80s used a deserted holiday…

The Current War

The Current War

The Current War
IMDb: 6.4
105

Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.

Genre: Drama, History
8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back
IMDb: 8.0
90

Join Apollo 11 on its historic journey. The film seamlessly blends mission audio featuring conversations among Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with new footage, NASA archive and stunning…

Robert the Bruce

Robert the Bruce

Robert the Bruce
IMDb: 5.0
123

The story of nobleman-turned-outlaw hero who was was crowned king of Scots in the 14th century.

Genre: History
Viking Warrior Women

Viking Warrior Women

Viking Warrior Women
IMDb: 8.1
44

Drama-led documentary following the life of Signe, an orphaned Chief’s daughter, who, driven by revenge, becomes an explorer and trader in the lands of the Rus Vikings.

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies
IMDb: 7.0
133 min

The story of the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.

Underwood

Underwood

Underwood
IMDb: 3.7
93

A decades old murder comes to light as an unknowing author uncovers a dark mystery while on a retreat. Haunted by a victim’s ghost, she now must find the killers…

The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman
IMDb: 7.3
124 min

Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at…

On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex
IMDb: 6.9
120 min

Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.

Enemy Within

Enemy Within

Enemy Within
IMDb: 4.5
109

When a Japanese pilot crash-lands on the tiny remote Hawaiian island of Ni’ihau, he is met with courtesy and traditional Hawaiian hospitality from the locals – until they discover he…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Greyhound Attack (2019)

Greyhound Attack (2019)

Greyhound Attack (2019)
IMDb: 1.2
81 min

WWII drama from film-maker Christopher Forbes which follows American fighter pilots on a perilous mission into the skies of enemy territory.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Kesari

Kesari

Kesari
IMDb: 7.4
151

The story of Havildar Ishar Singh who participates in the Battle of Saragarhi (in which an army of 21 Sikhs fought against 10,000 Afghans in 1897) while yearning for the…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Brecht

Brecht

Brecht
IMDb: 6.2
187

Bertolt Brecht, a theatre revolutionary, poet of the state, outsider, looks back on his life in 1956, the year of his death, in East Berlin: from provocations in the Augsburg…

Genre: Drama, History
The Keeper

The Keeper

The Keeper
IMDb: 7.1
119

The story of a man whose love for football, for England and for the love of his life, Margaret, saw him rise from Nazi ‘villain’ to British hero. Bert Trautmann,…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Viking War

The Viking War

The Viking War
IMDb: 6.0
104 min

Ingrid and her siblings are on the run from the Beserkers who have begun invading the villages, taking over, savagely using the residents on a game where they vs a…

Genre: History
100 Years of the RAF

100 Years of the RAF

100 Years of the RAF
IMDb: 3.6
N/A
99 min

Including extraordinary and unseen historical footage of WW1 and 2 and narrated by Sir Martin Lewis, 100 Years of the RAF is a definitive film that pays tribute to the…

Genre: History, War
Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Apollo 11
IMDb: 8.3
90 min

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
IMDb: 8.3
51

In the 1930s, a black postal carrier from Harlem named Victor Green published a book that was part travel guide and part survival guide. It was called The Negro Motorist…

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi
IMDb: 6.5
148 min

Story of Rani Lakshmibai, one of the leading figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and her resistance to the British Rule.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
1917

1917

1917
IMDb: N/A
N/A

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy…

15 Rounds

15 Rounds

15 Rounds
IMDb: 4.7
95 min

The true story of underdog boxer, Chuck Wepner, who gets a shot to fight the champ, Muhammed Ali.

Amundsen

Amundsen

Amundsen
IMDb: 6.3
125

Based on the true story of polar explorer, Roald Amundsen, this movie covers his life and the dangerous way to the pole.

Genre: Drama, History
Brexit: The Uncivil War

Brexit: The Uncivil War

Brexit: The Uncivil War
IMDb: 7.0
93 min

Strategist Dominic Cummings leads a campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union.

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Romulus & Remus: The First King

Romulus & Remus: The First King

Romulus & Remus: The First King
IMDb: 6.8
123

Two brothers, Romulus and Remus, will have to rely on each other to survive in a hostile world. The city of Rome, one of the greatest empires in history, will…

Genre: Action, History
Vice

Vice

Vice
IMDb: 7.2
132 min

George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney’s impressive résumé includes…

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots
IMDb: 6.3
125 min

Mary Stuart, considered by many the legitimate sovereign of England, attempts to overthrow her cousin Queen Elizabeth I, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

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The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister
IMDb: 6.1
111

Based on the memoir by Indian policy analyst Sanjaya Baru, The Accidental Prime Minister explores Manmohan Singh’s tenure as the Prime Minister of India, and the kind of control he…

Genre: Drama, History
Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis
IMDb: 7.4
96 min

This documentary looks at the factors that led to the 2008 financial crisis and the efforts made by then Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President…

Colette

Colette

Colette
IMDb: 6.7
112 min

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as Willy, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon…

A War Over Reality

A War Over Reality

A War Over Reality
IMDb: 5.7
67 min

For millennia mankind lived upon this planet without the need for electronic devices. No smart phones, tablets or gadgets running our homes. We knew about the cycles of nature and…

Genre: History
Victoria & Albert: The Royal Wedding

Victoria & Albert: The Royal Wedding

Victoria & Albert: The Royal Wedding
IMDb: 7.7
90

Historian Lucy Worsley restages the 1840 wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Aided by a team of experts, Worsley recreates the most important elements of the ceremony and the…

The Favourite

The Favourite

The Favourite
IMDb: 7.6
119 min

In 18th century England, the close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah’s cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the…

MARS: Inside SpaceX

MARS: Inside SpaceX

MARS: Inside SpaceX
IMDb: 7.3
46 min

Compilation of the best parts of SpaceX from Mars Season 1 and new Falcon Heavy footage. Inside SpaceX’s plan to get humanity to Mars, providing an unprecedented glimpse into one…

Robin Hood The Rebellion

Robin Hood The Rebellion

Robin Hood The Rebellion
IMDb: 5.6
92 min

With his true love captured by the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham, the legendary Robin Hood and his crew of outlaws execute a daring rescue to save her.

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Iceman 2: The Time Traveler

Iceman 2: The Time Traveler

Iceman 2: The Time Traveler
IMDb: 3.8
95 min

The imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. 400 years later pass and they are defrosted…

Oma maa

Oma maa

Oma maa
IMDb: 6.8
108 min

Anni, a daughter of a wealthy family and used to secure life, falls in love with Veikko, a war invalid of the Continuation War. Anni leaves her past behind her…

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The Photographer of Mauthausen

The Photographer of Mauthausen

The Photographer of Mauthausen
IMDb: 6.7
111 min

Spanish photographer Francesc Boix, imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, works in the SS Photographic Service. Between 1943 and 1945, he hides, with the help of other prisoners, thousands of…

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They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old
IMDb: 8.3
99 min

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, and the end of the war.

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First Man

First Man

First Man
IMDb: 7.3
141 min

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July…

Kursk

Kursk

Kursk
IMDb: 6.5
117 min

The story of the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds…

Genre: Drama, History
Peterloo

Peterloo

Peterloo
IMDb: 6.4
154 min

A drama about the infamous 1819 Manchester massacre, which killed an estimated 18 protesters and injured up to 700.

Genre: Drama, History
Another Day of Life

Another Day of Life

Another Day of Life
IMDb: 7.3
86

In 1975, Ryszard Kapuściński, a veteran Polish journalist, embarked on a seemingly suicidal road trip into the heart of the Angola’s civil war. There, he witnessed once again the dirty…

Quincy

Quincy

Quincy
IMDb: 7.7
124 min

An intimate look into the life of icon Quincy Jones. A unique force in music and popular culture for 70 years, Jones has transcended racial and cultural boundaries; his story…

A Twelve-Year Night

A Twelve-Year Night

A Twelve-Year Night
IMDb: 7.6
122 min

Uruguay, 1973. Having been crushed by the military dictatorship, surviving members of the Tupamaro guerillas are imprisoned and tortured. They must find a way to endure the coming 12 years.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
The Great Battle

The Great Battle

The Great Battle
IMDb: 7.0
135 min

In 645 AD, the Tang Dynasty’s emperor Li starts his invasion into Goguryeo, one of the ancient kingdoms of Korea. One victory after another, the Tang army marches into Ansi,…

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Genre: Action, History
The Pagan King

The Pagan King

The Pagan King
IMDb: 6.3
110 min

On his deathbed, the reigning king bestows power to an unexpected heir who must find strength within himself to unite his people against the violent crusades which threaten their freedom.

Ask for Jane

Ask for Jane

Ask for Jane
IMDb: 5.0
108

A group of college students develop an underground network that helps women get abortions in the pre-Roe vs. Wade Chicago.

Genre: Drama, History
Outlaw King

Outlaw King

Outlaw King
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.

22 July

22 July

22 July
IMDb: 6.7
143 min

In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story…

King of Thieves

King of Thieves

King of Thieves
IMDb: 5.5
108 min

A caper film about the unlikely gang of retirees that pulled off the daring Hatton Garden jewellery heist of 2015.

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Never Look Away

Never Look Away

Never Look Away
IMDb: 7.7
188 min

German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime.

Genre: Drama, History
Operation Finale

Operation Finale

Operation Finale
IMDb: 6.5
124 min

In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel…

Balloon

Balloon

Balloon
IMDb: 7.6
120

Two families attempt a daredevil plan to escape DDR with a homemade hot air balloon, but it crashes just before the border. The Stasi finds traces of this attempt to…

Paskal

Paskal

Paskal
IMDb: 6.9
100 min

The true events of Lieutenant Commander Arman Anwar of PASKAL, an elite unit in the Royal Malaysian Navy, and his team’s mission to rescue the MV Bunga Laurel, a tanker…

Genre: Action, History