History
The King (2019)

The King (2019)

The King (2019)
IMDb: 6.5
133 min

In 15th-century England, Prince Hal transforms from wayward wastrel to powerful king after he reluctantly inherits the throne and its many conflicts.

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The Fighting Preacher (2019)

The Fighting Preacher (2019)

The Fighting Preacher (2019)
IMDb: 7.8
100 min

A boxing champion becomes a preacher.

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Judy (2019)

Judy (2019)

Judy (2019)
IMDb: 7.2
118 min

Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

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Ask for Jane (2018)

Ask for Jane (2018)

Ask for Jane (2018)
IMDb: 4.9
108 min

A group of college students develop an underground network that helps women get abortions in the pre-Roe vs. Wade Chicago.

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Genre: Drama, History
World Trade Center (2006)

World Trade Center (2006)

World Trade Center (2006)
IMDb: 5.9
129 min

On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his…

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United 93 (2006)

United 93 (2006)

United 93 (2006)
IMDb: 7.5
111 min

A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

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The Nativity Story (2006)

The Nativity Story (2006)

The Nativity Story (2006)
IMDb: 6.8
101 min

Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and visually lush adaptation of the biblical…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Good Shepherd (2006)

The Good Shepherd (2006)

The Good Shepherd (2006)
IMDb: 6.7
167 min

Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father’s suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values…

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Sharpe’s Challenge (2006)

Sharpe’s Challenge (2006)

Sharpe’s Challenge (2006)
IMDb: 7.6
138 min

Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe’s Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington…

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Rang De Basanti (2006)

Rang De Basanti (2006)

Rang De Basanti (2006)
IMDb: 8.2
167 min

After a group of friends graduate from Delhi University, they listlessly haunt their old campus, until a British filmmaker casts them in a film she’s making about freedom fighters under…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Marie Antoinette (2006)

Marie Antoinette (2006)

Marie Antoinette (2006)
IMDb: 6.4
123 min

The retelling of France’s iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the…

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Genre: Drama, History
Kokoda (2006)

Kokoda (2006)

Kokoda (2006)
IMDb: 6.2
92 min

A bitter battle is fought between Australian and Japanese soldiers along the Kokoda trail in New Guinea during World War II.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple (2006)

Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple (2006)

Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple (2006)
IMDb: 7.8
86 min

Featuring never-before-seen footage, this documentary delivers a startling new look at the Peoples Temple, headed by preacher Jim Jones who, in 1978, led more than 900 members to Guyana, where…

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Invincible (2006)

Invincible (2006)

Invincible (2006)
IMDb: 7.1
105 min

Inspired by the true story of Vince Papale, a man with nothing to lose who ignored the staggering odds and made his dream come true. When the coach of Papale’s…

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Genre: Drama, History
Hana (2006)

Hana (2006)

Hana (2006)
IMDb: 6.7
127 min

In a poor district of Edo lives a young samurai named Soza. He has been sent by his clan to avenge the death of his father. He isn’t an accomplished…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Flyboys (2006)

Flyboys (2006)

Flyboys (2006)
IMDb: 6.5
140 min

The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country’s first fighter pilots.

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Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
IMDb: 7.1
135 min

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
El cantante (2006)

El cantante (2006)

El cantante (2006)
IMDb: 5.5
106 min

The rise and fall of salsa singer, Héctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002.

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Days of Glory (2006)

Days of Glory (2006)

Days of Glory (2006)
IMDb: 7.0
120 min

During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Caligula (1979)

Caligula (1979)

Caligula (1979)
IMDb: 5.3
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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Judy (2019)

Judy (2019)

Judy (2019)
IMDb: 7.2
118 min

Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

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Yamato (2005)

Yamato (2005)

Yamato (2005)
IMDb: 6.6
145 min

Directed by Junya Sato and based on a book by Jun Henmi, “Yamato” has a framing story set in the present day and uses flashbacks to tell the story of…

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Genre: History, War
The New World (2005)

The New World (2005)

The New World (2005)
IMDb: 6.7
135 min

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.

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The White Countess (2005)

The White Countess (2005)

The White Countess (2005)
IMDb: 6.6
135 min

The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, “The White Countess” is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen member of…

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The Great Raid (2005)

The Great Raid (2005)

The Great Raid (2005)
IMDb: 6.7
132 min

As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of…

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Genre: Action, History, War
Nomad: The Warrior (2005)

Nomad: The Warrior (2005)

Nomad: The Warrior (2005)
IMDb: 5.9
112 min

The Nomad is a historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan. The film is a fictionalised account of the youth and coming-of-age of Ablai Khan, as he grows and fights to…

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Genre: Action, History, War
Munich (2005)

Munich (2005)

Munich (2005)
IMDb: 7.5
164 min

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits…

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Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
IMDb: 7.4
145 min

A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a…

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Genre: History, Romance
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
IMDb: 7.2
144 min

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

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Joyeux Noël (2005)

Joyeux Noël (2005)

Joyeux Noël (2005)
IMDb: 7.7
116 min

In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called…

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Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
IMDb: 7.4
93 min

The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow’s stand against Senator McCarthy’s anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.

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Genre: Drama, History
Cinderella Man (2005)

Cinderella Man (2005)

Cinderella Man (2005)
IMDb: 8.0
144 min

The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially…

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Shooting Dogs (2005)

Shooting Dogs (2005)

Shooting Dogs (2005)
IMDb: 7.7
115 min

Two westerners, a priest and a teacher find themselves in the middle of the Rwandan genocide and face a moral dilemna. Do they place themselves in danger and protect the…

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Genre: Drama, History
9th Company (2005)

9th Company (2005)

9th Company (2005)
IMDb: 7.1
139 min

The picture opens in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in late 1988, when military trainees Petrovsky, Ryaba, Chugun, Stas, Pinochet, Lyutev and Vorobyev are whipped into shape at a training camp by the…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004)

Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004)

Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004)
IMDb: 7.7
120 min

A documentary on the Z Channel, one of the first pay cable stations in the US, and its programming chief, Jerry Harvey. Debuting in 1974, the LA-based channel’s eclectic slate…

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Troy (2004)

Troy (2004)

Troy (2004)
IMDb: 7.2
163 min

In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and…

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The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)

The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)

The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)
IMDb: 7.0
95 min

It’s 1974 and Sam Bicke has lost everything. His wife leaves him with his three kids, his boss fires him, his brother turns away from him, and the bank won’t…

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The Alamo (2004)

The Alamo (2004)

The Alamo (2004)
IMDb: 6.0
137 min

Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna’s forces at the Alamo in…

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Genre: History, War, Western
Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)
IMDb: 8.1
140 min

When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if it will help shield the younger from battle.

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The First King: Birth of an Empire (2019)

The First King: Birth of an Empire (2019)

The First King: Birth of an Empire (2019)
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, Drama, History
Miracle (2004)

Miracle (2004)

Miracle (2004)
IMDb: 7.5
135 min

When college coach Herb Brooks is hired to helm the 1980 U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team, he brings a unique and brash style to the ice. After assembling a team…

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Genre: Drama, History
Boudica: Rise of the Warrior Queen (2019)

Boudica: Rise of the Warrior Queen (2019)

Boudica: Rise of the Warrior Queen (2019)
IMDb: 3.2
82 min

Boudica is an innocent sixteen-year-old girl who is forced into an arranged marriage by her father, the leader of a Celtic Tribe. However, her mother is unsure, doing whatever it…

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Genre: History
King Arthur (2004)

King Arthur (2004)

King Arthur (2004)
IMDb: 6.3
126 min

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the ‘Sarmatian hypothesis’ which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and…

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Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004)

Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004)

Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004)
IMDb: 7.2
89 min

This is the story of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Hotel Rwanda (2004)
IMDb: 8.1
121 min

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Downfall (2004)

Downfall (2004)

Downfall (2004)
IMDb: 8.2
156 min

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Alone in the Wilderness (2004)

Alone in the Wilderness (2004)

Alone in the Wilderness (2004)
IMDb: 8.8
57 min

Dick Proenneke retired at age 50 in 1967 and decided to build his own cabin in the wilderness at the base of the Aleutian Peninsula, in what is now Lake…

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Alexander (2004)

Alexander (2004)

Alexander (2004)
IMDb: 5.6
175 min

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any…

The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John (2003)

The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John (2003)

The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John (2003)
IMDb: 7.7
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
The Last Samurai (2003)

The Last Samurai (2003)

The Last Samurai (2003)
IMDb: 7.7
154 min

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Fog of War (2003)

The Fog of War (2003)

The Fog of War (2003)
IMDb: 8.1
107 min

Using archival footage, United States Cabinet conversation recordings, and an interview of the 85-year-old Robert McNamara, THE FOG OF WAR depicts his life, from working as a WWII whiz kid…

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The Current War (2017)

The Current War (2017)

The Current War (2017)
IMDb: 6.3
107 min

Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people

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Genre: Drama, History
Seabiscuit (2003)

Seabiscuit (2003)

Seabiscuit (2003)
IMDb: 7.3
140 min

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

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Genre: Drama, History
Saints and Soldiers (2003)

Saints and Soldiers (2003)

Saints and Soldiers (2003)
IMDb: 6.7
90 min

Five American soldiers fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.

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Ned Kelly (2003)

Ned Kelly (2003)

Ned Kelly (2003)
IMDb: 6.5
110 min

After getting threatened by Kelly’s friends and family, Constable Fitzpatrick places the blame on Ned Kelly and exaggerates what happened. With the biggest ever award available, Kelly and his gang…

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Luther (2003)

Luther (2003)

Luther (2003)
IMDb: 6.6
123 min

During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.

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Genre: Drama, History
Gods and Generals (2003)

Gods and Generals (2003)

Gods and Generals (2003)
IMDb: 6.4
219 min

The film centers mostly around the personal and professional life of Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, a brilliant if eccentric Confederate general, from the outbreak of the American Civil War until its…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Festival Express (2003)

Festival Express (2003)

Festival Express (2003)
IMDb: 7.6
90 min

The filmed account of a large Canadian rock festival train tour.

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Cold Mountain (2003)

Cold Mountain (2003)

Cold Mountain (2003)
IMDb: 7.2
154 min

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across…

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Windtalkers (2002)

Windtalkers (2002)

Windtalkers (2002)
IMDb: 6.1
134 min

Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a “windtalker” – one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
We Were Soldiers (2002)

We Were Soldiers (2002)

We Were Soldiers (2002)
IMDb: 7.1
138 min

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.

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Genre: Action, History, War
Twin Sisters (2002)

Twin Sisters (2002)

Twin Sisters (2002)
IMDb: 7.5
137 min

Twin Sisters is an epic love story based on the Dutch bestseller by Tessa de Loo that has been read by more than 3.5 million readers in Holland and Germany.

Genre: History, Romance
The Tracker (2002)

The Tracker (2002)

The Tracker (2002)
IMDb: 7.4
90 min

Somewhere in Australia in the early 20th century outback, an Aboriginal man is accused of murdering a white woman. Three white men are on a mission to capture him with…

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The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)

The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)

The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
IMDb: 6.8
97 min

Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym (“Ernest”) on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which…

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Russian Ark (2002)

Russian Ark (2002)

Russian Ark (2002)
IMDb: 7.4
99 min

A French marquis wanders through a vast labyrinth of corridors, theaters and ballrooms at a reception for a Persian ambassador.

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
IMDb: 7.4
94 min

In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback.

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K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
IMDb: 6.7
138 min

When Russia’s first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

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Hero (2002)

Hero (2002)

Hero (2002)
IMDb: 7.9
107 min

One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

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Gangs of New York (2002)

Gangs of New York (2002)

Gangs of New York (2002)
IMDb: 7.5
167 min

It’s 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Bloody Sunday (2002)

Bloody Sunday (2002)

Bloody Sunday (2002)
IMDb: 7.6
107 min

The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.

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Amen. (2002)

Amen. (2002)

Amen. (2002)
IMDb: 7.2
132 min

Kurt Gerstein—a member of the Institute for Hygiene of the Waffen-SS—is horrified by what he sees in the death camps. he is then shocked to learn that the process he…

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Genre: Drama, History
Uprising (2001)

Uprising (2001)

Uprising (2001)
IMDb: 7.2
177 min

Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943.

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To End All Wars (2001)

To End All Wars (2001)

To End All Wars (2001)
IMDb: 7.0
117 min

Based on a real-life story, this drama focuses on a small group of Allied soldiers in Burma who are held captive by the Japanese. Capt. Ernest Gordon (Ciaran McMenamin), Lt….

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Bunker (2001)

The Bunker (2001)

The Bunker (2001)
IMDb: 5.5
88 min

In 1944, in the Belgian – German border, seven German soldiers survive an American attack in the front and lock themselves in a bunker to protect the position. Under siege…

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Pearl Harbor (2001)

Pearl Harbor (2001)

Pearl Harbor (2001)
IMDb: 6.2
183 min

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval…

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No Man’s Land (2001)

No Man’s Land (2001)

No Man’s Land (2001)
IMDb: 7.9
98 min

Two soldiers from opposite sites get stuck between the front lines in the same trench. The UN is asked to free them and both sides agree on a ceasefire, but…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Warrior (2001)

The Warrior (2001)

The Warrior (2001)
IMDb: 7.2
158 min

In 1375, China was in chaos between Yuan Dynasty and Ming Dynasty. Coryo (an ancient kingdom of Korea then) sent a delegation of many diplomats, soldiers and a silent slave…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Enemy at the Gates (2001)

Enemy at the Gates (2001)

Enemy at the Gates (2001)
IMDb: 7.6
131 min

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad in WWII.

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Charlotte Gray (2001)

Charlotte Gray (2001)

Charlotte Gray (2001)
IMDb: 6.4
121 min

This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French…

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Captain Corelli’s Mandolin (2001)

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin (2001)

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin (2001)
IMDb: 5.9
131 min

When a Greek fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander. The film is based on a novel…

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