History Movies
The Red Sea Diving Resort

The Red Sea Diving Resort

The Red Sea Diving Resort
IMDb: 6.5
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 Convent

The Convent

The Convent
IMDb: 4.1
86 min

During the 17th century, a young woman is saved from execution and led to a priory to repent her sins but discovers a greater evil lies within.

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Genre: History, Horror
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
IMDb: 6.7
111 min

A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies
IMDb: 6.9
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.

Greyhound Attack

Greyhound Attack

Greyhound Attack
IMDb: 1.3
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: 7.5
151 min

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…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman
IMDb: 7.3
N/A

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…

Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Apollo 11
IMDb: 8.3
93 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 min

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…

Genre: Drama, Family, History
Amundsen

Amundsen

Amundsen
IMDb: 6.4
125 min

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
The Viking War

The Viking War

The Viking War
IMDb: 6.1
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
Romulus & Remus: The First King

Romulus & Remus: The First King

Romulus & Remus: The First King
IMDb: 6.9
123 min

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…

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Genre: Action, History
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
The Challenger Disaster

The Challenger Disaster

The Challenger Disaster
IMDb: 6.4
98 min

On the eve of the Challenger explosion in 1986 one engineer goes to the extreme to stop the launch. This hot-headed engineer makes a desperate race against the clock to…

The Brawler

The Brawler

The Brawler
IMDb: 4.7
95 min

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

The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister
IMDb: 6.1
111 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, History
Brexit: The Uncivil War

Brexit: The Uncivil War

Brexit: The Uncivil War
IMDb: 7.0
93 min

Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.

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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…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
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.

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.

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots
IMDb: 6.3
124 min

In 1561, Mary Stuart, widow of the King of France, returns to Scotland, reclaims her rightful throne and menaces the future of Queen Elizabeth I as ruler of England, because…

Genre: Drama, History
The Favourite

The Favourite

The Favourite
IMDb: 7.6
120 min

England, early 18th century. 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…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
A War Over Reality

A War Over Reality

A War Over Reality
IMDb: 3.6
67 min

We will soon be facing the greatest threat ever known as we are feeding and nurturing the monster of our own destruction. Welcome to your future.

Genre: History
MARS: Inside SpaceX

MARS: Inside SpaceX

MARS: Inside SpaceX
IMDb: 7.2
46 min

The inside story of SpaceX\’s plan to get humanity to Mars, providing an unprecedented glimpse into one of the world\’s most revolutionary companies. A behind-the-scenes journey with Elon Musk and…

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.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
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…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Front Runner

The Front Runner

The Front Runner
IMDb: 6.2
113 min

Gary Hart, former Senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart\’s intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with…

Genre: Drama, History
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: The Time Traveler

Iceman: The Time Traveler

Iceman: The Time Traveler
IMDb: 3.7
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…

Peterloo

Peterloo

Peterloo
IMDb: 6.5
154 min

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

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Genre: Drama, History
Land of Hope

Land of Hope

Land of Hope
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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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…

Genre: Drama, History
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…

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.

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Paskal

Paskal

Paskal
IMDb: 7.0
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…

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Genre: Action, History
Balloon

Balloon

Balloon
IMDb: 7.6
125 min

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…

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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…

Colette

Colette

Colette
IMDb: 6.8
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…

Genre: Drama, History
A Twelve-Year Night

A Twelve-Year Night

A Twelve-Year Night
IMDb: 7.7
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

Kingdom of Goguryeo, ancient Korea, 645. The ruthless Emperor Taizong of Tang invades the country and leads his armies towards the capital, achieving one victory after another, but on his…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Answer

The Answer

The Answer
IMDb: 5.6
108 min

In the quest for finding a deeper meaning to life, this is a true story of an American seeker who forsakes the worldly life to enter upon an amazing spiritual…

Genre: Family, 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…

Blaze

Blaze

Blaze
IMDb: 6.7
129 min

A re-imagining of the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music movement.

Genre: Drama, History, Music
Gold

Gold

Gold
IMDb: 7.4
170 min

Set in 1948, the historic story of India\’s first Olympic medal post their independence.

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Genre: Drama, History
Death of a Nation

Death of a Nation

Death of a Nation
IMDb: 4.6
108 min

Parallels are drawn between Abraham Lincoln\’s presidency and the presidency of Donald Trump. Not since 1860 have the Democrats so fanatically refused to accept the result of a free election….

Shock and Awe

Shock and Awe

Shock and Awe
IMDb: 6.1
90 min

A group of journalists covering George Bush\’s planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has \”weapons of mass destruction.\”

Summer of ’67

Summer of ’67

Summer of ’67
IMDb: 5.0
83 min

Based on real life events, Summer of \’67 brings to life the turbulent times of the sixties and the struggles faced by the men and women impacted by the Vietnam…

Redbad

Redbad

Redbad
IMDb: 5.4
160 min

In the year of 754 AD, during a time of epic battles and bloodshed, the legend of the pagan warrior king, Rebad, is born, but so is a new weapon…

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Gotti

Gotti

Gotti
IMDb: 4.8
110 min

John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy,…

Zoo

Zoo

Zoo
IMDb: 6.6
96 min

Young Tom and his misfit friends fight to save \’Buster\’ the baby elephant during the German air raid bombings of Belfast in 1941.

Genre: Family, History, War
The Lost Viking

The Lost Viking

The Lost Viking
IMDb: 4.1
103 min

A young Viking called Vitharr arrives in Britain with dreams of conquest and adventure, but when his family and clan are ambushed and killed, he must survive alone in this…

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King Lear

King Lear

King Lear
IMDb: 6.1
115 min

An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.

Genre: Drama, History
McKellen: Playing the Part

McKellen: Playing the Part

McKellen: Playing the Part
IMDb: 7.4
92 min

Built upon a 14 hour interview, McKellen: Playing the Part is a unique journey through the key landmarks of McKellen\’s life, from early childhood into a demanding career that placed…

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Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran

Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran

Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran
IMDb: 7.7
129 min

A look at India\’s second confidential nuclear test series at Pokhran lead by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, during the time of PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee\’s tenure.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Manto

Manto

Manto
IMDb: 7.4
112 min

In Bombay\’s seedy-shiny film world, Manto and his stories are widely read and accepted. But as sectarian violence engulfs the nation, Manto makes the difficult choice of leaving his beloved…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Angel

The Angel

The Angel
IMDb: 6.6
114 min

True story of Ashraf Marwan, who was President Nasser\’s son-in-law and special adviser and confidant to his successor Anwar Sadat – while simultaneously Israeli Intelligence\’s most precious asset of the…

The Last Witness

The Last Witness

The Last Witness
IMDb: 5.5
97 min

An ambitious young journalist uncovers the horrific slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers during World War II, a secret kept hidden for far too many years.

Genre: History, Thriller
Sobibor

Sobibor

Sobibor
IMDb: 6.3
110 min

The film is based on a real story that happened in 1943 in the Sobibor concentration camp in German-occupied Poland. The main character of the movie is the Soviet-Jewish soldier…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Woman Walks Ahead

Woman Walks Ahead

Woman Walks Ahead
IMDb: 6.6
103 min

In 1890, Catherine Weldon, a painter from New York, travels to North Dakota to paint a portrait of Sitting Bull and becomes involved in the struggle of the Lakota people…