History Movies
Bitter Harvest

Bitter Harvest

Bitter Harvest
IMDb: 6.1
103 min

Set between the two World Wars and based on true historical events, Bitter Harvest conveys the untold story of the Holodomor, the genocidal famine engineered by the tyrant Joseph Stalin….

Silence

Silence

Silence
IMDb: N/A
161 min

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

Genre: Drama, History
Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures
IMDb: 7.8
127 min

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations…

Genre: Drama, History
A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom
IMDb: 6.8
111 min

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition…

Genre: Drama, History
Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge
IMDb: 8.2
140 min

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Hatred

Hatred

Hatred
IMDb: 7.7
150 min

Summer of 1939. Zosia is a young Polish girl who is deeply in love with Ukrainian Petro. Their great love will be put to the test when her father decides…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Denial

Denial

Denial
IMDb: 6.6
109 min

Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

Genre: Drama, History
Snowden

Snowden

Snowden
IMDb: 7.3
134 min

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

The Founder

The Founder

The Founder
IMDb: N/A
115 min

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by…

Genre: Drama, History
Frantz

Frantz

Frantz
IMDb: N/A
113 min

In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.

Sully

Sully

Sully
IMDb: 7.5
96 min

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ when Captain ‘Sully’ Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the…

Genre: Drama, History
Anthropoid

Anthropoid

Anthropoid
IMDb: 7.2
123 min

In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich

Genre: History, Thriller, War
Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones
IMDb: 6.9
139 min

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Genius

Genius

Genius
IMDb: 6.5
104 min

New York in the 1920s. Max Perkins, literary editor at Scribner’s Sons is the first to sign such subsequent literary greats as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. When a…

Genre: Drama, History
All the Way

All the Way

All the Way
IMDb: 7.3
132 min

Lyndon B. Johnson’s amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK’s assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the…

Confirmation

Confirmation

Confirmation
IMDb: 6.8
110 min

Judge Clarence Thomas’ nomination to the United States’ Supreme Court is called into question when former colleague, Anita Hill, testifies that he had sexually harassed her.

Genre: Drama, History
Finding Altamira

Finding Altamira

Finding Altamira
IMDb: 5.9
97 min

The story of nine-year old Maria and her father Marcelino who, in 1879, found the first pre-historic cave paintings at the now world famous Altamira cave.

Genre: Drama, History
Elvis & Nixon

Elvis & Nixon

Elvis & Nixon
IMDb: 6.4
87 min

In 1970, a few days before Christmas, Elvis Presley showed up on the White House lawn seeking to be deputized into the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs by the…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Churchill’s Secret

Churchill’s Secret

Churchill’s Secret
IMDb: 6.7
101 min

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953 that’s kept a secret from the rest of the world.

Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle
IMDb: 7.4
106 min

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself –…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
The Innocents

The Innocents

The Innocents
IMDb: 7.3
115 min

Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a…

Genre: Drama, History
The Finest Hours

The Finest Hours

The Finest Hours
IMDb: 6.8
114 min

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
IMDb: 7.3
144 min

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Ip Man 3

Ip Man 3

Ip Man 3
IMDb: 7.1
105 min

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Genre: Drama, History
The Tiger: An Old Hunter’s Tale

The Tiger: An Old Hunter’s Tale

The Tiger: An Old Hunter’s Tale
IMDb: 7.3
139 min

While the Kingdom of Korea is under occupation by the Japanese, an old and experience hunter is challenged by the hunt of the last tiger.

The Girl King

The Girl King

The Girl King
IMDb: 5.9
106 min

A portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no…

Land of Mine

Land of Mine

Land of Mine
IMDb: 7.8
100 min

In the days following the surrender of Germany in May 1945, a group of young German prisoners of war were handed over to the Danish authorities and subsequently sent out…

In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea
IMDb: N/A
122 min

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human…

Ronaldo

Ronaldo

Ronaldo
IMDb: 6.4
92 min

Filmed over 14 months with unprecedented access into the inner circle of the man and the sport, this is the first official and fully authorised film of one of the…

Spotlight

Spotlight

Spotlight
IMDb: 8.1
128 min

The true story of how The Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child abuse and the cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its…

Back in Time

Back in Time

Back in Time
IMDb: N/A
95 min

Cast, crew, and fans explore the classic Back to the Future time-travel trilogy’s resonance throughout our culture 30 years after Marty went back in time.

Suffragette

Suffragette

Suffragette
IMDb: 6.9
106 min

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

Genre: Drama, History
Experimenter

Experimenter

Experimenter
IMDb: 6.6
97 min

Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into…

Genre: Drama, History
Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs
IMDb: 7.2
122 min

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint…

Genre: Drama, History
Colonia

Colonia

Colonia
IMDb: 7.1
120 min

A young woman’s desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.

Queen of the Desert

Queen of the Desert

Queen of the Desert
IMDb: 5.7
128 min

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell’s life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

Genre: Drama, History
Macbeth

Macbeth

Macbeth
IMDb: 6.7
113 min

Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting…

Memories of the Sword

Memories of the Sword

Memories of the Sword
IMDb: N/A
121 min

While in medieval Korea, a young girl sets out to revenge the betrayal and the death of her mother. But therefore she must face one of the most powerful men…

The 33

The 33

The 33
IMDb: 6.9
120 min

Based on a true story about the collapse at the mine in San Jose, Chile that left 33 miners isolated underground for 69 days.

Genre: Drama, History
Best of Enemies

Best of Enemies

Best of Enemies
IMDb: 7.6
87 min

A documentary about the legendary series of nationally televised debates in 1968 between two great public intellectuals, the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr. Intended as…