History Movies
The Man Who Saved the World

The Man Who Saved the World

The Man Who Saved the World
IMDb: 7.6
110 min

Few people know of him – yet billions of people are alive because of him. The actions of Lieutenant Colonel Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer, prevented the start of…

Redbad

Redbad

Redbad
IMDb: 5.5
160 min

700 AD. Northern Europe is divided into two worlds: the Frisians, Saxons and Danes live above the rivers, below the rivers live the Franks. They want to achieve what even…

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Emperor

Emperor

Emperor
IMDb: 5.6
99 min

An escaped slave travels north and has chance encounters with Frederick Douglass and John Brown. Based on the life story of Shields Green.

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Genre: Drama, History
Ong Bak 3

Ong Bak 3

Ong Bak 3
IMDb: 5.0
99 min

Ong Bak 3 picks up where Ong Bak 2 had left off. Tien is captured and almost beaten to death before he is saved and brought back to the Kana…

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War of the Arrows

War of the Arrows

War of the Arrows
IMDb: 7.2
122 min

Two children Nam-yi and Ja-in are being chased by King Injo's guards and saved by their father Choi Pyeong-ryung, an officer of King Gwanghae and a skilled archer. He sends…

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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
Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Quiz Show
IMDb: 7.5
133 min

Lawyer Richard Goodwin discovers that ‘Twenty-One’, a successful TV quiz show, is rigged and decides to expose the team behind the show.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Admiral: Roaring Currents

The Admiral: Roaring Currents

The Admiral: Roaring Currents
IMDb: 7.1
128 min

The film mainly follows the famous 1597 Battle of Myeongryang during the Japanese invasion of Korea (1592-1598), where the iconic Joseon admiral Yi Sun-sin managed to destroy a total of…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Dark Matter

Dark Matter

Dark Matter
IMDb: 6.0
88 min

Liu Xing a brilliant Chinese student, arrives at University and makes the transition into American life with the help of Joanna Silver. Xing joins a cosmology group working to create…

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Genre: Drama, History
Giant

Giant

Giant
IMDb: 6.7
114 min

Having fought in the First Carlist War, Martin returns to his family farm in Gipuzkoa only to find that his younger brother, Joaquín, towers over him in height. Convinced that…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Last King

The Last King

The Last King
IMDb: 6.1
99 min

Norway, 1204. A civil war between the birkebeiners —the king’s men— and the baglers —supporters of the Norwegian aristocracy and the Church— ravages the country. Two men must protect a…

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The Tiger: An Old Hunter’s Tale

The Tiger: An Old Hunter’s Tale

The Tiger: An Old Hunter’s Tale
IMDb: 7.3
139 min

In 1925 Korea, Japanese rulers demand the last remaining tiger be killed. The tiger easily defeats his pursuers until a legendary hunter takes him on.

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The Keeper

The Keeper

The Keeper
IMDb: 7.3
120 min

The story of a man whose love for football, for England and for the love of his life, Margaret, saw him rise from Nazi ‘villain’ to British hero. Bert Trautmann,…

Genre: Drama, History, War
God of War

God of War

God of War
IMDb: 6.4
128 min

During the 16th century, pirates rule the Chinese coastline, pillaging the small villages and terrorizing the citizens. When maverick leader Commander Yu enlists the help of a sharp young general,…

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Genre: Action, History
Karmooz war

Karmooz war

Karmooz war
IMDb: 5.7
114 min

During the 1940s, a girl was raped by a group of English soldiers, and three young Egyptians retaliate. The British soldier is being held at the Karamouz police station in…

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The War Room

The War Room

The War Room
IMDb: 7.4
96 min

A behind-the-scenes documentary about the Clinton for President campaign, focusing on the adventures of spin doctors James Carville and George Stephanopoulos.

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Arn: The Kingdom at Road’s End

Arn: The Kingdom at Road’s End

Arn: The Kingdom at Road’s End
IMDb: 6.6
128 min

Arn has served his term in the Holy land and returns home to be reunited with his beloved Cecilia. When he returns home, he discovers that political forces tries to…

Flyboys

Flyboys

Flyboys
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.

The Fortress

The Fortress

The Fortress
IMDb: 6.8
140 min

Ancient Korea, 17th century. The powerful Khan of the Jurchen tribe of Manchuria, who fights the Ming dinasty to gain China, becomes the first ruler of the Qing dinasty and…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
MacArthur

MacArthur

MacArthur
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

The film portrays MacArthur’s (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Convent

The Convent

The Convent
IMDb: 4.1
81 min

During the 17th century, a young woman is saved from execution and led to a priory to repent her sins but discovers a greater evil lies within.

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Genre: History, Horror
The Angel

The Angel

The Angel
IMDb: 6.6
114 min

True story of Ashraf Marwan, who was President Nasser’s son-in-law and special adviser and confidant to his successor Anwar Sadat – while simultaneously Israeli Intelligence’s most precious asset of the…

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Sacrifice

Sacrifice

Sacrifice
IMDb: 6.2
122 min

For generations the Zhao family has wielded power, until their mortal enemy TU’AN GU slaughters the entire clan, determined to wipe out their influence forever. But one Zhao baby survives…

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We Are Marshall

We Are Marshall

We Are Marshall
IMDb: 7.1
131 min

When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team’s new coach and his surviving players try to…

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Genre: Drama, History
Sekigahara

Sekigahara

Sekigahara
IMDb: 6.3
150 min

The background to and depiction of a watershed battle in Japanese history, at Sekigahara in 1600, when Tokugawa Ieyasu’s Army of the East defeated the Army of the West of…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Lady Jane

Lady Jane

Lady Jane
IMDb: 7.1
136 min

The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the…

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Sergeant York

Sergeant York

Sergeant York
IMDb: 7.7
134 min

Alvin York a hillbilly sharpshooter transforms himself from ruffian to religious pacifist. He is then called to serve his country and despite deep religious and moral objections to fighting becomes…

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J.T. LeRoy

J.T. LeRoy

J.T. LeRoy
IMDb: 5.4
108 min

A young woman named Savannah Knoop spends six years pretending to be a transgender writer named JT Leroy, the made-up literary persona of her sister-in-law.

Genre: Drama, History
Blaze

Blaze

Blaze
IMDb: 6.6
129 min

Re-imagining the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting Texas legend.

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
The Lady of Heaven

The Lady of Heaven

The Lady of Heaven
IMDb: N/A
141 min

A child from war-torn Iraq finds himself moving into a new home after his mother passes away. There, he meets a loving old woman who tells him the story of…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Khartoum

Khartoum

Khartoum
IMDb: 6.8
128 min

English General Charles George Gordon is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to protect the people…

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Paul, Apostle of Christ

Paul, Apostle of Christ

Paul, Apostle of Christ
IMDb: 6.7
108 min

Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul — the apostle who’s bound in chains and held captive in Nero’s darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Conspirator

The Conspirator

The Conspirator
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Coven

Coven

Coven
IMDb: 6.3
92 min

French Basque Country, year 1609. The men of a small fishing village have gone to sea. Judge Rostegui, who has been charged by the king with ridding the country of…

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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: Action, Drama, History, War
Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Bulge
IMDb: 6.8
167 min

In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent it, Hitler orders an all-out offensive to re-take…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
LBJ

LBJ

LBJ
IMDb: 6.5
98 min

The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.

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Genre: Drama, History
Cadillac Records

Cadillac Records

Cadillac Records
IMDb: 7.0
109 min

The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America’s musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess,…

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Kingdom

Kingdom

Kingdom
IMDb: 6.5
134 min

Set in Qin Dynasty during the warring states period in ancient China. Shin was a war orphan. He has a dream of becoming a great general Shin has a fateful…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Cromwell

Cromwell

Cromwell
IMDb: 6.9
139 min

Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into…

Genre: Drama, History