History Movies
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
Selena

Selena

Selena
IMDb: 6.8
127 min

The film tells the story of the life of Mexican “Tejano” style singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez and the progress of her career resulting in her No. 1 US album.

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)
IMDb: 7.1
123 min

William Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) is a known but struggling poet, playwright, and actor, who not only has sold his next play to both Philip Henslowe (Geoffrey Rush) and Richard Burbage…

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Serpico (1973)

Serpico (1973)

Serpico (1973)
IMDb: 7.7
130 min

Serpico is a cop in the 1960s-early 1970s. Unlike all his colleagues, he refuses a share of the money that the cops routinely extort from local criminals. Nobody wants to…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man
IMDb: 8.1
124 min

In Victorian London, Dr. Frederick Treves with the London Hospital comes across a circus sideshow attraction run by a man named Bytes called “The Elephant Man”. In actuality, the creature…

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Genre: Drama, History
Operation Brothers

Operation Brothers

Operation Brothers
IMDb: 6.6
129 min

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…

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Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Elizabeth: The Golden Age
IMDb: 6.8
114 min

Two faiths, two empires, two rulers – colliding in 1588. Papist Spain wants to bring down the heretic Elizabeth. Philip is building an armada but needs a rationale to attack….

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Spartacus (1960)

Spartacus (1960)

Spartacus (1960)
IMDb: 7.9
197 min

In 73 B.C., a Thracian slave leads a revolt at a gladiatorial school run by Lentulus Batiatus (Sir Peter Ustinov). The uprising soon spreads across the Italian Peninsula involving thousand…

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Das Boot

Das Boot

Das Boot
IMDb: 8.3
149 min

It is 1942 and the German submarine fleet is heavily engaged in the so-called “Battle of the Atlantic” to harass and destroy British shipping. With better escorts of the destroyer…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Insider

The Insider

The Insider
IMDb: 7.8
157 min

Balls-out 60 Minutes (1968) Producer Lowell Bergman (Al Pacino) sniffs a story when a former research biologist for Brown & Williamson, Jeff Wigand (Russell Crowe), won’t talk to him. When…

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Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain
IMDb: 7.2
154 min

This Civil War saga addresses romance, friendship, and the ravages of war – both in the field and on the home front. Captures the horrors of war for both those…

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The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society
IMDb: 7.4
124 min

A correspondence begins between Juliet Ashton (Lily James) and members of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, with them sharing their experiences of Nazi-occupied Guernsey Island. When an…

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King Arthur

King Arthur

King Arthur
IMDb: 6.3
126 min

In 400 AD, the Roman Empire extends to Britain and the Romans become impressed with the fight skills of the warrior Sarmatian people, which are spared, but have to send…

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Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette
IMDb: 6.5
123 min

“All eyes will be on you,” says the Austrian Empress, Maria Theresa to her youngest daughter Marie Antoinette. The film, marketed for a teen audience, is an impressionistic retelling of…

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Genre: Drama, History
Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah
IMDb: N/A
126 min

Fred Hampton, a young, charismatic activist, becomes Chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party – putting him directly in the crosshairs of the government, the FBI, and…

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Son of the South

Son of the South

Son of the South
IMDb: 7.7
105 min

In this poignant true story set in Montgomery, Alabama, a Klansman’s grandson must choose which side of history to be on during the Civil Rights Movement. Defying his family and…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Reckoning

The Reckoning

The Reckoning
IMDb: 5.0
110 min

Evelyn, a young widow haunted by the recent suicide of her husband Joseph, is falsely accused of being a witch by her Landlord after she rejects his advances.

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Genre: History, Horror
Safety

Safety

Safety
IMDb: 6.8
122 min

The story of Ray-Ray McElrathbey, a freshman football player for Clemson University, who secretly raised his younger brother on campus after his home life became too unsteady.

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Genre: Drama, Family, History
The Eight Hundred

The Eight Hundred

The Eight Hundred
IMDb: 7.2
149 min

From the acclaimed filmmaker behind Mr. Six comes a riveting war epic. In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Dig

The Dig

The Dig
IMDb: 6.7
112 min

An archaeologist embarks on the historically important excavation of Sutton Hoo in 1938.

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Genre: Drama, History