History Movies
Cross of Iron (1977)

Cross of Iron (1977)

Cross of Iron (1977)
IMDb: 7.5
119 min

It is 1943, and the German army—ravaged and demoralised—is hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of the madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Return to the Hiding Place (2011)

Return to the Hiding Place (2011)

Return to the Hiding Place (2011)
IMDb: 4.9
102 min

When a young resistance fighter witnesses atrocities towards the Jews, he’s drawn into a web of espionage and clandestine activities. When he meets a young physics students and resistance journalist…

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The Last Sentence (2012)

The Last Sentence (2012)

The Last Sentence (2012)
IMDb: 6.1
126 min

Renowned journalist Torgny Segerstedt declares war against Hitler as he criticizes Swedish politicians who tried to look away from the tyranny of the Nazis with the good excuse of “neutralism”….

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Genre: Drama, History
The Rape of Recy Taylor (2019)

The Rape of Recy Taylor (2019)

The Rape of Recy Taylor (2019)
IMDb: 6.1
91 min

Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother and sharecropper, was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Common in Jim Crow South, few women spoke up in fear for…

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Rwanda (2019)

Rwanda (2019)

Rwanda (2019)
IMDb: 6.6
90 min

Two white Italian actors play Black Rwandans in a fact-based tale set during the Rwanda genocide.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Bring Us Your Women (2015)

Bring Us Your Women (2015)

Bring Us Your Women (2015)
IMDb: 4.1
65 min

Bring Us Your Women is an international anthology dedicated to women and the pursuit of divinity and freedom. The project seeks to tell existing and re-imagined stories of historic and…

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The Gathering Storm (2002)

The Gathering Storm (2002)

The Gathering Storm (2002)
IMDb: 7.5
96 min

A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.

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Genre: Drama, History
Gray Lady Down (1978)

Gray Lady Down (1978)

Gray Lady Down (1978)
IMDb: 6.3
111 min

The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in…

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The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
IMDb: 7.3
108 min

The true story of a part aboriginal man who finds the pressure of adapting to white culture intolerable, and as a result snaps in a violent and horrific manner.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
The Long Way Home (1997)

The Long Way Home (1997)

The Long Way Home (1997)
IMDb: 7.5
120 min

The story of the post World War II Jewish refugee situation from liberation to the establishment of the modern state of Israel.

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Fidel (1971)

Fidel (1971)

Fidel (1971)
IMDb: 6.5
95 min

This film provides a unique view of Cuba’s leader, containing fascinating archive footage of the Bay of Pigs invasion and scenes of Che Guevara – alongside interviews with political prisoners.

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The Gospel of John (2003)

The Gospel of John (2003)

The Gospel of John (2003)
IMDb: 7.8
180 min

A word for word depiction of the life of Jesus Christ from the Good News Translation Bible as recorded in the Gospel of John.

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Genre: Drama, History
Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
IMDb: 7.5
125 min

Author P.L. Travers looks back on her childhood while reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
The Climbers (2019)

The Climbers (2019)

The Climbers (2019)
IMDb: 5.5
125 min

May 1960. Mount Everest, the second step under the cliff. The four members of the China Everest Climbing Commando are attacking the most difficult and most difficult “second step”. This…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Jesus (2020)

Jesus (2020)

Jesus (2020)
IMDb: 3.9
130 min

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…

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Genre: Family, History, Music
Jesus (1979)

Jesus (1979)

Jesus (1979)
IMDb: 7.2
117 min

Three and a half years of Jesus’ ministry, as told in the Gospel of Luke.

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Genre: Drama, History
Black Jack (1979)

Black Jack (1979)

Black Jack (1979)
IMDb: 6.5
105 min

In this fascinating adventure of the England of the 1750s, the huge Frenchman Black Jack (Jean Franval) miraculously survives a hanging by the British authorities in Yorkshire and escapes from…

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Doctor Lisa (2020)

Doctor Lisa (2020)

Doctor Lisa (2020)
IMDb: 7.2
120 min

The film is about a day in the life of Elizaveta Petrovna Glinka, also known as Doctor Liza. Moscow, 2012. The Glinka family prepares for a celebration: thirty years together….

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Genre: Drama, History
Caligula (1979)

Caligula (1979)

Caligula (1979)
IMDb: 5.4
156 min

The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome’s mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his…

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King John (2015)

King John (2015)

King John (2015)
IMDb: 7.5
152 min

When the King of France (Peter Hutt) demands that John (Tom McCamus) relinquish his crown in favor of his nephew, the young Prince Arthur, war is the inevitable result. Excommunication,…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Tin Drum (1979)

The Tin Drum (1979)

The Tin Drum (1979)
IMDb: 7.5
142 min

Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Boiling Pot (2015)

Boiling Pot (2015)

Boiling Pot (2015)
IMDb: 4.3
95 min

On a college campus in modern America, ideas that have long been neglected as “issues of the past” emerge as racial tensions and frictions grow between different student groups.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015)

The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015)

The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015)
IMDb: 7.1
105 min

It is the late 1950s. Flourishing under the economic miracle, Germany grows increasingly apathetic about confronting the horrors of its recent past. Nevertheless, Fritz Bauer doggedly devotes his energies to…

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Genre: Drama, History
War and Peace (1966)

War and Peace (1966)

War and Peace (1966)
IMDb: 8.3
100 min

A seven-hour epic adaptation of the novel by Leo Tolstoy. The love story of young Countess Natasha Rostova and Count Pierre Bezukhov is interwoven with the Great Patriotic War of…

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The Last Frontier (2020)

The Last Frontier (2020)

The Last Frontier (2020)
IMDb: 6.5
136 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Red Dog (2016)

Red Dog (2016)

Red Dog (2016)
IMDb: 5.7
99 min

On the Eastern front in 1941, German troops attack a Red Army’s field hospital destroying it and causing a massive loss of life. The surviving soldiers try to fight back…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Mangoré (2015)

Mangoré (2015)

Mangoré (2015)
IMDb: 5.5
93 min

The life and times of famed Paraguayan musician Agustín Pío Barrios, from the years of his youth to his international success.

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Genre: History, Music
Maria’s Paradise (2019)

Maria’s Paradise (2019)

Maria’s Paradise (2019)
IMDb: 5.9
110 min

A teenage orphan girl Salome lives within a sect lead by charismatic and ruthless Maria Åkerblom. During a pivotal summer, Salome is faced with standing up against Maria, the woman…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Spy (2019)

The Spy (2019)

The Spy (2019)
IMDb: 6.1
110 min

Sonja Wigert, Scandinavia’s most acclaimed female movie star, enlists as a spy for Swedish intelligence but ends up becoming entangled with the German Reichskommissar Terboven.

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Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
IMDb: 8.0
117 min

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.

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Genre: Drama, History
Lone Survivor (2013)

Lone Survivor (2013)

Lone Survivor (2013)
IMDb: 7.5
121 min

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Utøya: July 22 (2018)

Utøya: July 22 (2018)

Utøya: July 22 (2018)
IMDb: 7.2
93 min

The movie tells the story about a girl who has to hide and survive from a right wing terrorist while looking for her little sister during the terrorist attacks in…

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Genre: Drama, History
Default (2018)

Default (2018)

Default (2018)
IMDb: 6.6
114 min

Only one week left until South Korea will go under sovereign default. Han Shi-Hyun is a leader of the monetary policy team at the Bank of Korea. and is assigned…

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Genre: Drama, History
Return of the Hero (2018)

Return of the Hero (2018)

Return of the Hero (2018)
IMDb: 6.5
90 min

France, 1809. Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up.

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Genre: Comedy, History
Punk Samurai Slash Down (2018)

Punk Samurai Slash Down (2018)

Punk Samurai Slash Down (2018)
IMDb: 5.4
130 min

Junoshin Kake is a ronin. To get hired by the Kurokaze Han, he lies and tells them that a religious group is trying to destroy them. He gets hired by…

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A Passage to India (1984)

A Passage to India (1984)

A Passage to India (1984)
IMDb: 7.3
164 min

Set during the period of growing influence of the Indian independence movement in the British Raj, the story begins with the arrival in India of a British woman, Miss Adela…

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Love & Mercy (2015)

Love & Mercy (2015)

Love & Mercy (2015)
IMDb: 7.4
121 min

In the late 1960s, the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson stops touring, produces “Pet Sounds” and begins to lose his grip on reality. By the 1980s, Wilson, under the sway of…

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
The Cokeville Miracle (2015)

The Cokeville Miracle (2015)

The Cokeville Miracle (2015)
IMDb: 5.3
94 min

On May 9, 1986, a small ranching community in Wyoming experiences a divine intervention when a couple detonates a bomb inside a crowded classroom.

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Stonewall (2015)

Stonewall (2015)

Stonewall (2015)
IMDb: 5.3
129 min

Kicked out by his parents, a gay teenager leaves small-town Indiana for New York’s Greenwich Village, where growing discrimination against the gay community leads to riots on June 28, 1969.

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Genre: Drama, History
Last Days in the Desert (2016)

Last Days in the Desert (2016)

Last Days in the Desert (2016)
IMDb: 5.6
98 min

On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.

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