History Movies
The Last Duel

The Last Duel

The Last Duel
IMDb: 7.9
152 min

King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire by challenging him to a duel.

Genre: Drama, History
The Forgotten Battle

The Forgotten Battle

The Forgotten Battle
IMDb: 7.5
124 min

1944, the Second World War. A British glider pilot, a Dutch boy fighting on the German side and a Dutch female resistance member all end up involved in the Battle…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Ghosts of Borley Rectory

The Ghosts of Borley Rectory

The Ghosts of Borley Rectory
IMDb: N/A
80 min

Harry Price investigates the ghosts of Borley Rectory during his stay there.

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Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Adventures of a Mathematician

Adventures of a Mathematician

Adventures of a Mathematician
IMDb: 6.8
102 min

The warmhearted story of Polish immigrant and mathematician Stan Ulam, who moved to the U.S. in the 1930s. Stan deals with the difficult losses of family and friends all while…

Genre: Drama, History
The Front Runner

The Front Runner

The Front Runner
IMDb: 6.1
113 min

Gary Hart, a U.S. senator from Colorado, is the widely accepted front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. After losing the 1984 nomination to vice-president Walter Mondale, Hart…

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Genre: Drama, History
Last Days in the Desert

Last Days in the Desert

Last Days in the Desert
IMDb: 5.6
98 min

Ewan McGregor is Jesus – and the Devil – in an imagined chapter from his forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. On his way out of the…

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The Edge of Love

The Edge of Love

The Edge of Love
IMDb: 6.2
110 min

Two feisty, free-spirited women are connected by the brilliant, charismatic poet who loves them both. The passion and pathos of legendary poet Dylan Thomas is told through the lives of…

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Vivandière

Vivandière

Vivandière
IMDb: N/A
56 min

At the height of the Civil War, a fifteen-year-old girl volunteers to become a battlefield nurse — a vivandière — with the Confederate army, instantly thrusting her right onto the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
12 Mighty Orphans

12 Mighty Orphans

12 Mighty Orphans
IMDb: 7.0
118 min

Haunted by his mysterious past, a devoted high school football coach leads a scrawny team of orphans to the state championship during the Great Depression and inspires a broken nation…

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Genre: Drama, History
Your Name Engraved Herein

Your Name Engraved Herein

Your Name Engraved Herein
IMDb: 7.3
118 min

In 1987, as martial law ends in Taiwan, Jia-han and Birdy fall in love amid family pressure, homophobia and social stigma.

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Battleship Potemkin

Battleship Potemkin

Battleship Potemkin
IMDb: 8.0
66 min

A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resultant public demonstration, showing support, which brought on a police massacre. The film had an incredible impact on the…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Fall of the Roman Empire

The Fall of the Roman Empire

The Fall of the Roman Empire
IMDb: 6.7
188 min

Intent on securing peace and prosperity throughout the mighty Roman Empire, the wise diplomat, Emperor Marcus Aurelius, calls together the local governors from all over the Empire, after conquering the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Invictus

Invictus

Invictus
IMDb: 7.3
134 min

This movie tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) joined forces with the Captain of South Africa’s rugby team, Francois Pienaar (Matt Damon) to help unite…

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Genre: Drama, History
Zulu

Zulu

Zulu
IMDb: 7.7
138 min

Zululand, South Africa, 1879. The British are fighting the Zulus and one of their columns has just been wiped out at Isandlwana. The Zulus next fix their sights on the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Flags of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers
IMDb: 7.1
135 min

In 1945, the Marines attack twelve thousand Japaneses protecting the twenty square kilometers of the sacred Iwo Jima island in a very violent battle. When they reach the Mount Suribachi…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Whelm

Whelm

Whelm
IMDb: N/A
114 min

Set during the Great Depression, two Midwest brothers get tangled in a rivalry between a legendary bank robber and an eccentric young criminal.

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Worth

Worth

Worth
IMDb: 6.9
118 min

Following the horrific 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, Congress appoints attorney and renowned mediator Kenneth Feinberg (Michael Keaton) to lead the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund….

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Genre: Drama, History
Waterloo

Waterloo

Waterloo
IMDb: 7.3
123 min

After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Judgment at Nuremberg

Judgment at Nuremberg

Judgment at Nuremberg
IMDb: 8.2
179 min

It has been three years since the most important Nazi leaders had already been tried. This trial is about 4 judges who used their offices to conduct Nazi sterilization and…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Casualties of War

Casualties of War

Casualties of War
IMDb: 7.1
113 min

During the Vietnam war, a girl is taken from her village by five American soldiers. Four of the soldiers rape her, but the fifth refuses. The young girl is killed….

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Bounty

The Bounty

The Bounty
IMDb: 7.1
132 min

The story of Lieutenant Bligh (Sir Anthony Hopkins), whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. Follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian (Mel Gibson) to get his men…

Genre: Drama, History
A Night to Remember

A Night to Remember

A Night to Remember
IMDb: 7.9
123 min

A successful attempt at an even-handed portrayal of the White Star Line’s (later part of Cunard) luxury liner R.M.S. Titanic’s sinking from the standpoint of 2nd Officer Charles Herbert Lightoller,…

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Genre: Drama, History
Windtalkers

Windtalkers

Windtalkers
IMDb: 6.1
134 min

During World War II when the Americans needed to find a secure method of communicating they devised a code using the Navajo language. So Navajos were recruited to become what…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Stalingrad

Stalingrad

Stalingrad
IMDb: 7.5
134 min

A depiction of the brutal battle of Stalingrad, the Third Reich’s ‘high water mark’, as seen through the eyes of German officer Hans von Witzland and his battalion.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Patton

Patton

Patton
IMDb: 7.9
172 min

“Patton” tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with Patton’s career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The 300 Spartans

The 300 Spartans

The 300 Spartans
IMDb: 6.6
114 min

Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of them his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Match

The Match

The Match
IMDb: N/A
119 min

Inspired by true events which transpired in the Spring of 1944. To commemorate Adolf Hitler’s birthday, the Nazis organized a Football Soccer Match between an elite Nazi team and a…

Genre: Drama, History
America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture
IMDb: N/A
98 min

A chainsaw-wielding George Washington teams with beer-loving bro Sam Adams to take down the Brits in a tongue-in-cheek riff on the American Revolution.

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The Vikings (1958)

The Vikings (1958)

The Vikings (1958)
IMDb: 7.1
116 min

Einar and Eric are two Viking half-brothers. The former is a great warrior whilst the other is an ex-slave, but neither knows the true identity of the other. When the…

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Dara of Jasenovac

Dara of Jasenovac

Dara of Jasenovac
IMDb: 8.3
130 min

The film is set in the Nazi-occupied Croatian Ustasha regime “NDH” in former Yugoslavia during WWII. The film is told through the experiences of a little girl named Dara who…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Dream Horse

Dream Horse

Dream Horse
IMDb: 6.8
113 min

The film tells the inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town Welsh bartender Jan Vokes (Academy Award® nominee Toni Collette). With very little…

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Genre: Drama, History
Edge of the World

Edge of the World

Edge of the World
IMDb: N/A
104 min

The adventures of Sir James Brooke, who defied the British Empire to rule a jungle kingdom in 1840s Borneo, embarked on a lifelong crusade to end piracy, slavery and head-hunting,…

Oslo

Oslo

Oslo
IMDb: N/A
118 min

Recounts the true-life, previously secret, back-channel negotiations in the development of the pivotal 1990s Oslo Peace Accords between Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization.

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Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt
IMDb: N/A
N/A

This documentary tells the story of the 1999 London bombings that targeted minority communities, and the race to find the far-right extremist behind them.

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The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier
IMDb: 6.4
136 min

The film tells the story of the Podolsk cadets’ heroic stand outside Moscow in October 1941. Cadets from the Podolsk infantry and artillery schools were sent to the Ilyinsky line…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade
IMDb: 4.3
112 min

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.

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Genre: Drama, History
A Bridge Too Far

A Bridge Too Far

A Bridge Too Far
IMDb: 7.4
175 min

The true story of Operation Market Garden, the Allies attempt, in September 1944, to hasten the end of World War II by driving through Belgium and Holland into Germany. The…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
We Were Soldiers

We Were Soldiers

We Were Soldiers
IMDb: 7.2
138 min

A telling of the 1st Battalion, 7 Cavalry Regiment, 1st Calvary Division’s battle against overwhelming odds in the Ia Drang valley of Vietnam in 1965. Seen through the eyes of…

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Genre: History, War
Homesick

Homesick

Homesick
IMDb: N/A
112 min

A university student returns home to self isolate during lockdown. He’s totally alone, he’s caught the virus and in order to cope he’s started to talk to himself.

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Cool Runnings

Cool Runnings

Cool Runnings
IMDb: 7.0
98 min

Four Jamaicans form their country’s first ever bobsled team to compete in the upcoming 1988 Winter Olympics. They enlist the help of a disgraced former Olympic gold winner to reluctantly…

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Genre: Comedy, History