History Movies
The Russian Woodpecker

The Russian Woodpecker

The Russian Woodpecker
IMDb: 6.8
80

As his country is gripped by revolution and war, a Ukrainian victim of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster discovers a dark secret and must decide whether to risk his life and…

Empire of Silver

Empire of Silver

Empire of Silver
IMDb: 6
113

In 1899, Lord Kang must decide which of his three sons will take over his family’s Chinese banking empire. When circumstances dictate that he appoint his unreliable youngest son, family…

Delicious

Delicious

Delicious
IMDb: 7
112

France, 18th Century. The prestige of a noble house depends above all on the quality of its table. At the dawn of the French Revolution, gastronomy still is a prerogative…

Genre: Comedy, History
The Human Factor

The Human Factor

The Human Factor
IMDb: 7.3
108

How US politicians and diplomats, over the past 25 years, have come close to achieving something almost impossible: securing peace between the State of Israel and its Arab and like-minded…

The Warrior’s Brother

The Warrior’s Brother

The Warrior’s Brother
IMDb: 5.9
115

13th century France. To live, to survive, requires weapons. Which do you choose? Weapons of war, which give the power to punish and kill? Or the sword of knowledge, which…

Copenhagen

Copenhagen

Copenhagen
IMDb: 7.3
90

No one knows for sure what transpired when German physicist Werner Heisenberg met with his Jewish Danish counterpart, Niels Bohr, in Copenhagen — the event became the stuff of modern…

Genre: Drama, History
The Old Gun

The Old Gun

The Old Gun
IMDb: 7.6
103

In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and…

Genre: Drama, History
Heaven and Earth

Heaven and Earth

Heaven and Earth
IMDb: 7
104

Warlords Kagetora and Takeda each wish to prevent the other from gaining hegemony in feudal Japan. The two samurai leaders pursue one another across the countryside, engaging in massive battles…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Gold Coast

Gold Coast

Gold Coast
IMDb: 5.3
115

Young anti-colonial idealist Wulff leaves for Danish Guinea to set up a coffee plantation but not everything goes according to plan.

Tutankhamun In Colour

Tutankhamun In Colour

Tutankhamun In Colour
IMDb: 7.2
50

A century after the world’s most exciting archaeological find – the tomb of Tutankhamun – we can witness the dramatic scenes of its discovery and marvel at its extraordinary treasures…

White Soldier

White Soldier

White Soldier
IMDb: 6.4
146

A muggy Saigon, late 1945. Stationed at a military camp in French Indochina, two young men–Robert and André–become close friends as they share the boredom and excitement of waiting for…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Eyes of Fire

Eyes of Fire

Eyes of Fire
IMDb: 6.3
90

A preacher is accused of adultery and he and his followers are chased out of town and become stranded in an isolated forest which is haunted by the spirits of…

Safe Conduct

Safe Conduct

Safe Conduct
IMDb: 7
170

The film is about the French film industry from 1942 to 1944 during the Nazi occupation. The film focuses on assistant director and resistance fighter Jean Devaivre and screenwriter Jean…

Genre: Drama, History, War
England, My England

England, My England

England, My England
IMDb: 7.2
153

The story of Henry Purcell.

Genre: History
Enormous: The Gorge Story

Enormous: The Gorge Story

Enormous: The Gorge Story
IMDb: 8.5
65

Enormous: The Gorge Story carves out the never-before-told story of the world’s most iconic music venue, The Gorge Amphitheatre. This music film investigates the venue’s unlikely evolution from a small…

Through the Weeping Glass: On the Consolations of Life Everlasting (Limbos & Afterbreezes in the Mütter Museum)

Through the Weeping Glass: On the Consolations of Life Everlasting (Limbos & Afterbreezes in the Mütter Museum)

Through the Weeping Glass: On the Consolations of Life Everlasting (Limbos & Afterbreezes in the Mütter Museum)
IMDb: 7.2
31

A documentary on the subject of the collections of books, instruments and medical anomalies at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia and the Mutter Museum housed there. This short film…

Ban the Sadist Videos!

Ban the Sadist Videos!

Ban the Sadist Videos!
IMDb: 7.3
52

An in-depth analysis of the “Video Nasty” scandal of the early 1980s in Britain.

Being the Ricardos

Being the Ricardos

Being the Ricardos
IMDb: 7.1
132

Follows Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz as they face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.

Genre: Drama, History
Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers

Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers

Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers
IMDb: 7.7
110

A theatrical event combining a Christmas special episode of The Chosen titled, “The Messengers,” and a night of music and Christmas celebration with some of CCM’s biggest names.

Sodom and Gomorrah

Sodom and Gomorrah

Sodom and Gomorrah
IMDb: 5.7
154

Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.

D-Day: The King Who Fooled Hitler

D-Day: The King Who Fooled Hitler

D-Day: The King Who Fooled Hitler
IMDb: 6.9
44

In a tale of double agents and decoys, this documentary reveals, for the first time, the story of King George VI’s elaborate ruse to divert German attention away from the…

The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice
IMDb: 5.6
122

In 1953, the Korean War is entering the final stage. The People’s Volunteer Army of China has launched the last major battle in Kumsong. In order to arrive at the…

Genre: Action, History, War
A Forbidden Orange

A Forbidden Orange

A Forbidden Orange
IMDb: 7
85

Spain, 1970s. A Clockwork Orange, a film considered by critics and audiences as one of the best works in the history of cinema, directed by Stanley Kubrick and released in…

The Champion of Auschwitz

The Champion of Auschwitz

The Champion of Auschwitz
IMDb: 6.5
91

It is 1940. The first transport of prisoners arrives at the newly created concentration camp Auschwitz. One of them is Tadeusz “Teddy” Pietrzykowski, pre-war boxing champion of Warsaw. The camp…

Genre: Drama, History
Blanche

Blanche

Blanche
IMDb: 6.8
94

Blanche is the young, pure, beautiful wife of the Master of the castle, in a secluded land. Every man is in love with her, including the King and his servant…

Genre: Drama, History
Marketa Lazarová

Marketa Lazarová

Marketa Lazarová
IMDb: 8
166

Mikolás and his brother Adam end up with a young German hostage of noble blood during a robbery. While their clan prepares for the wrath of the German king, Mikolás…

Genre: Drama, History
The Millionaires’ Unit

The Millionaires’ Unit

The Millionaires’ Unit
IMDb: 7.2
120

A documentary about the First Yale Unit, a group of Yale students who trained for World War I.

About a War

About a War

About a War
IMDb: 6.4
82

A feature length documentary exploring violence and social change through the stories of ex-fighters from the Lebanese Civil War.

Fukushima 50

Fukushima 50

Fukushima 50
IMDb: 6
122

Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi facility in Japan risk their lives and stay at the nuclear power plant to prevent total destruction after the region is devastated by an earthquake…

Genre: Drama, History
Conspiracy

Conspiracy

Conspiracy
IMDb: 7.7
96

The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the “Final Solution to the Jewish Question”. Led by…

Genre: Drama, History
Uncle Tom

Uncle Tom

Uncle Tom
IMDb: 8.8
106

In a collection of intimate interviews with some of America’s most provocative black conservative thinkers, Uncle Tom takes a unique look at being black in America. Featuring media personalities, ministers,…

Kalashnikov AK-47

Kalashnikov AK-47

Kalashnikov AK-47
IMDb: 6.6
105

Tank commander Kalashnikov is severely injured in battle in 1941. The accident leaves him incapacitated and unable to return to the front line. While recovering in the hospital he begins creating…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Teslafy Me

Teslafy Me

Teslafy Me
IMDb: 6.9
90

A vision for a world free of pollution and climate problems, with energy available in abundance – are we ready to take up legacy of ingenious inventor Nikola Tesla?

Carnival in Flanders

Carnival in Flanders

Carnival in Flanders
IMDb: 7.5
110

Flanders, Spanish Empire, 1616. The inhabitants of the small town of Boom are busy organizing the annual local festivities when the arrival of the Duke of Olivares, who rules the…

RAF at 100 with Ewan and Colin McGregor

RAF at 100 with Ewan and Colin McGregor

RAF at 100 with Ewan and Colin McGregor
IMDb: 7.5
90

To celebrate the centenary of the Royal Air Force, Ewan and Colin McGregor take to the skies in some of the world’s most iconic planes. These are the planes that…

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
IMDb: 8.2
186

The true story of the “Flying Sikh” world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh who overcame the massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Secrets We Keep

The Secrets We Keep

The Secrets We Keep
IMDb: 5.8
97

In post-World War II America, a woman, rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband, kidnaps her neighbor and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he…

Genre: History, Thriller
Rome, Open City

Rome, Open City

Rome, Open City
IMDb: 8.1
103

A realistic portrayal of the underground resistance in Italy in 1945. The film has strong impacting imagery with its mix of fiction and reality that strengthened Italian Neo-realism and the…

Genre: Drama, History
The Lost Lincoln

The Lost Lincoln

The Lost Lincoln
IMDb: 6.8
N/A

For the first time, one of American history’s greatest undiscovered artifacts is revealed — an 1865 image of Abraham Lincoln on his deathbed. Now, Professor Whietny Braun is on a…

The Trial of the Chicago 7

The Trial of the Chicago 7

The Trial of the Chicago 7
IMDb: 7.8
130

What was supposed to be a peaceful protest turned into a violent clash with the police. What followed was one of the most notorious trials in history.

Genre: Drama, History