History Movies
NARVIK

NARVIK

NARVIK
IMDb: 6.7
108

April, 1940. The eyes of the world are on Narvik, a small town in northern Norway, a source of the iron ore needed for Hitler’s war machine. Through two months…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Die Nazi-Jäger – Späte Gerechtigkeit

Die Nazi-Jäger – Späte Gerechtigkeit

Die Nazi-Jäger – Späte Gerechtigkeit
IMDb: 7.6
N/A

Not Available

Razzennest

Razzennest

Razzennest
IMDb: 6.2
81

South African enfant terrible filmmaker and artiste-cineaste Manus Oosthuizen meets with Rotten Tomatoes-approved indie film critic Babette Cruickshank in an Echo Park sound studio. With key members of Manus’s crew…

Battlebox

Battlebox

Battlebox
IMDb: 2.9
N/A

With a sudden attack by the Japanese, British Major-General Maltby and his top officers struggle with the decision to either fight to the death or offer a humiliating surrender of…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Devotion

Devotion

Devotion
IMDb: 6.7
139

The harrowing true story of two elite US Navy fighter pilots during the Korean War. Their heroic sacrifices would ultimately make them the Navy’s most celebrated wingmen.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
This Place Rules

This Place Rules

This Place Rules
IMDb: 7.4
82

Acclaimed for his unfiltered reporting and deadpan humor, Andrew Callaghan brings his gonzo style reporting to the undercurrents that led to the January 6 Capitol Riot. As one of the…

Vanskabte Land

Vanskabte Land

Vanskabte Land
IMDb: 7.3
143

In the late 19th century, a young Danish priest travels to a remote part of Iceland to build a church and photograph its people. But the deeper he goes into…

Genre: Drama, History
Battle for Saipan

Battle for Saipan

Battle for Saipan
IMDb: 6.6
N/A

A Surgeon defends a hospital from invading enemy forces in the Battle of Saipan during World War II.

Genre: Action, History, War
Emily

Emily

Emily
IMDb: 7.1
130

Tells the imagined life of one of the world’s most famous authors, Emily Brontë, as she finds her voice and writes the literary classic Wuthering Heights, and explores the relationships…

Call Jane

Call Jane

Call Jane
IMDb: 6.2
121

A married woman with an unwanted pregnancy lives in a time in America where she can’t get a legal abortion and works with a group of suburban women to find…

Genre: Drama, History
The Swimmers

The Swimmers

The Swimmers
IMDb: 7.1
134

From war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics, two young sisters embark on a risky voyage, putting their hearts and their swimming skills to heroic use.

Till

Till

Till
IMDb: 7.3
130

The true story of Mamie Till Mobley’s relentless pursuit of justice for her 14 year old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi.

Corsage

Corsage

Corsage
IMDb: 6.9
114

A fictional account of one year in the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. On Christmas Eve 1877, Elisabeth, once idolized for her beauty, turns 40 and is officially deemed…

Un hombre de acción

Un hombre de acción

Un hombre de acción
IMDb: 5.9
N/A

Loosely inspired by the life of Lucio Urtubia, explore the figure of the so-called anarchist ‘Robin Hood,’ who ran a legendary counterfeiting operation in Paris that put him in the…

Is That Black Enough for You?!?

Is That Black Enough for You?!?

Is That Black Enough for You?!?
IMDb: 7.3
135

A look at the Black revolution in 1970s cinema, from genre films to social realism, from the making of new superstars to the craft of rising auteurs.

She Said

She Said

She Said
IMDb: 7.3
129

New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor break one of the most important stories in a generation — a story that helped launch the #MeToo movement and shattered…

Genre: Drama, History
Emancipation

Emancipation

Emancipation
IMDb: 5.9
132

Inspired by the gripping true story of a man who would do anything for his family—and for freedom. When Peter, an enslaved man, risks his life to escape and return…

Die Geschichte der Menschheit – leicht gekürzt

Die Geschichte der Menschheit – leicht gekürzt

Die Geschichte der Menschheit – leicht gekürzt
IMDb: 4.6
N/A

Not Available

Genre: Comedy, History
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
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…

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
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
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…

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…