History Movies
The Post

The Post

The Post
IMDb: 7.2
116 min

When American military analyst, Daniel Ellsberg, realizes to his disgust the depths of the US government’s deceptions about the futility of the Vietnam War, he takes action by copying top-secret…

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Genre: Drama, History
Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor
IMDb: 6.2
183 min

Pearl Harbor is a classic tale of romance set during a war that complicates everything. It all starts when childhood friends Rafe and Danny become Army Air Corps pilots and…

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Bad Education

Bad Education

Bad Education
IMDb: 7.1
108 min

A Long Island school superintendent and his assistant are credited with bringing the district unprecedented prestige. Frank is a master of positive messaging, whether before an audience of community leaders…

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Outlaw King

Outlaw King

Outlaw King
IMDb: 6.9
121 min

After being declared “Outlaw” by the occupying English Empire, Robert the Bruce (Chris Pine) raises an army of Scottish fighters in rebellion. Twists and turns all across the Scottish countryside…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Fighting with My Family

Fighting with My Family

Fighting with My Family
IMDb: 7.1
108 min

Former wrestler Ricky and his wife Julia make a living performing with their children Saraya and Zak. When brother and sister get the chance to audition for WWE, they learn…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Charlie Wilson’s War

Charlie Wilson’s War

Charlie Wilson’s War
IMDb: 7.0
102 min

In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson is a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas who seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he is a…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots
IMDb: 6.3
124 min

This movie explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart (Saoirse Ronan). Queen of France at sixteen and widowed at eighteen, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns…

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Genre: Drama, History
The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech
IMDb: 8.0
118 min

Britain’s Prince Albert (Colin Firth) must ascend the throne as King George VI, but he has a speech impediment. Knowing that the country needs her husband to be able to communicate…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Thin Red Line (1998)

The Thin Red Line (1998)

The Thin Red Line (1998)
IMDb: 7.6
170 min

U.S. Army Private Witt (AWOL) is found and imprisoned on a troop carrier by his company First Sergeant, Welsh.The men of C Company,1st Battalion,27th Infantry Regiment,25th Infantry Division have been…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven
IMDb: 7.2
144 min

It is the time of the Crusades during the Middle Ages — the world-shaping 200-year collision between Europe and the East. A blacksmith named Balian has lost his family and…

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Malcolm X (1992)

Malcolm X (1992)

Malcolm X (1992)
IMDb: 7.7
202 min

Biograpical epic of Malcolm X, the legendary African American leader. Born Malcolm Little, his father (a Garveyite Baptist minister) was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. Malcolm became a gangster,…

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Genre: Drama, History
Harriet

Harriet

Harriet
IMDb: 6.6
125 min

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s…

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Genre: Drama, History
Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down
IMDb: 7.7
144 min

Action/war drama based on the best-selling book detailing a near-disastrous mission in Somalia on October 3, 1993. On this date nearly 100 U.S. Army Rangers, commanded by Capt. Mike Steele,…

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Genre: Action, History, War
Amadeus (1984)

Amadeus (1984)

Amadeus (1984)
IMDb: 8.3
160 min

Antonio Salieri believes that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s music is divine and miraculous. He wishes he was himself as good a musician as Mozart so that he can praise the Lord…

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
The Untouchables (1987)

The Untouchables (1987)

The Untouchables (1987)
IMDb: 7.9
119 min

After building an empire with bootleg alcohol, legendary crime boss Al Capone rules Chicago with an iron fist. Though Prohibition Agent Eliot Ness attempts to take Capone down, even his…

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Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour
IMDb: 7.4
125 min

During World War II, as Adolf Hitler’s powerful Wehrmacht rampages across Europe, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Neville Chamberlain, is forced to resign, recommending Winston Churchill as his replacement. But even in…

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Genre: Drama, History
Misbehaviour

Misbehaviour

Misbehaviour
IMDb: 6.2
106 min

A group of women hatch a plan to disrupt the 1970 Miss World beauty competition in London.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
High Ground

High Ground

High Ground
IMDb: 6.3
104 min

Set against the stunning landscapes of 1930s Arnhem Land, HIGH GROUND chronicles young Aboriginal man Gutjuk, who in a bid to save the last of his family teams up with…

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The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai
IMDb: 7.7
154 min

In the 1870s, Captain Nathan Algren (Tom Cruise), a cynical veteran of the American Civil War, who will work for anyone, is hired by Americans who want lucrative contracts with…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Papillon

Papillon

Papillon
IMDb: 7.2
133 min

Based on the international best-selling autobiographical books “Papillon” and “Banco”, PAPILLON follows the epic story of Henri “Papillon” Charrière (Charlie Hunnam), a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Come and See (1985)

Come and See (1985)

Come and See (1985)
IMDb: 8.3
142 min

The feature film directed by Elem Klimov, shot in the genre of military drama. The action takes place on the territory of Belarus in 1943. In the center of the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
A Bridge Too Far (1977)

A Bridge Too Far (1977)

A Bridge Too Far (1977)
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
Official Secrets

Official Secrets

Official Secrets
IMDb: 7.3
112 min

A morality tale for the 21st century, Official Secrets tells the true story of British Intelligence whistle-blower Katharine Gun who, during the immediate run-up to the 2003 Iraq invasion, leaked…

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Alexander

Alexander

Alexander
IMDb: 5.6
175 min

Conquering ninety percent of the known world by the age of twenty-five, Alexander the Great (Colin Farrell) led his armies through twenty-two thousand miles of sieges and conquests in just…

The New World

The New World

The New World
IMDb: 6.7
135 min

Captain Smith is spared his mutinous hanging sentence after captain Newport’s ship arrives in 1607 to found Jamestown, an English colony in Virginia. The initially friendly natives, who have no…

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Downfall

Downfall

Downfall
IMDb: 8.2
156 min

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Soviet Armies closing in from the west and south. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
First Cow

First Cow

First Cow
IMDb: 7.1
122 min

A loner and cook (John Magaro) has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds connection with a Chinese immigrant (Orion Lee)….

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All the President’s Men (1976)

All the President’s Men (1976)

All the President’s Men (1976)
IMDb: 7.9
138 min

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to…

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Glory (1989)

Glory (1989)

Glory (1989)
IMDb: 7.8
122 min

Shaw was an officer in the Federal Army during the American Civil War who volunteered to lead the first company of black soldiers. Shaw was forced to deal with the…

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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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Caligula (1979)

Caligula (1979)

Caligula (1979)
IMDb: 5.4
156 min

The rise and fall of the notorious Roman Emperor Caligula, showing the violent methods that he employs to gain the throne, and the subsequent insanity of his reign. He gives…

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The Dirt

The Dirt

The Dirt
IMDb: 7.0
107 min

Based on Mötley Crüe’s 2001 best-selling autobiography, THE DIRT is an unflinching story about sex, drugs, rock ‘n roll, fame, and the high price of excess. Director Jeff Tremaine shows…

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Lincoln

Lincoln

Lincoln
IMDb: 7.3
150 min

In 1865, as the American Civil War winds inexorably toward conclusion, U.S. president Abraham Lincoln endeavors to achieve passage of the landmark constitutional amendment which will forever ban slavery from…

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Genre: Drama, History
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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Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York
IMDb: 7.5
167 min

In the god-forsaken district of early-1860s Lower Manhattan known as the Five Points, the vicious Nativist, Bill “The Butcher” Cutting, is the supreme overlord of an area riddled with crime,…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Radium Girls

Radium Girls

Radium Girls
IMDb: 6.2
102 min

In the 1920s a group of factory workers advocate for safer work conditions after some of their colleagues become ill from radium exposure.

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Genre: Drama, History
Just Mercy

Just Mercy

Just Mercy
IMDb: 7.6
137 min

A powerful and thought-provoking true-story, “Just Mercy” follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan) and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan might have had his pick of…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
The Patriot

The Patriot

The Patriot
IMDb: 7.2
165 min

It is 1776 in colonial South Carolina. Benjamin Martin, a French-Indian war hero who is haunted by his past, now wants nothing more than to live peacefully on his small…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
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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13 Hours

13 Hours

13 Hours
IMDb: 7.3
144 min

Libya, 2012. At an unofficial CIA base in Benghazi a group of ex-military contractors are providing security. In the aftermath of Gaddafi’s downfall a power vacuum exists and the climate…

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