History Movies
The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman
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Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at…

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies
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The story of the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.

Genre: Drama, History
On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex
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Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.

Genre: Drama, History
Kursk

Kursk

Kursk
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The story of the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds…

Genre: Drama, History
They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old
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A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, and the end of the war.

22 July

22 July

22 July
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In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story…

Sobibor

Sobibor

Sobibor
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The film is based on a real story that happened in 1943 in the Sobibor concentration camp in German-occupied Poland. The main character of the movie is the Soviet-Jewish soldier…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Vice

Vice

Vice
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George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney’s impressive résumé includes…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Luther

Luther

Luther
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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.

Genre: Drama, History
The Brawler

The Brawler

The Brawler
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Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones
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In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Favourite

The Favourite

The Favourite
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In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives,…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Valkyrie

Valkyrie

Valkyrie
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Paul Rusch: His Life and Dream

Paul Rusch: His Life and Dream

Paul Rusch: His Life and Dream
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Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots
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Genre: Drama, History
Silence

Silence

Silence
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Silencer.Resigned hired gunman must stir all his savage aptitudes, and battle a one-man war against his previous employer.After retirement, ex-assassin Frank looks for an ordinary life. Be that as it…

Genre: Drama, History
The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Legend Is Born: Ip Man

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man
IMDb: 7.1
100 min

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List
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Genre: Drama, History, War
Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan
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Synopsis: Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Prayers for Bobby

Prayers for Bobby

Prayers for Bobby
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Synopsis: True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the same title by Leroy Aarons.

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures
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Synopsis: The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

Genre: Drama, History
Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs
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Synopsis: Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches,…

Genre: Drama, History
First Man

First Man

First Man
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Synopsis: A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July…

Genre: Drama, History
Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club
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Synopsis: In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.

Genre: Drama, History
12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave
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Synopsis: In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Genre: Drama, History
Peterloo

Peterloo

Peterloo
IMDb: 5.8
154 min

Synopsis:  The story of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where British forces attacked a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester.

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Backstabbing for Beginners

Backstabbing for Beginners

Backstabbing for Beginners
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Synopsis: A young program coordinator at the United Nations stumbles upon a conspiracy involving Iraq’s oil reserves.

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game
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Synopsis: During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

The Happy Prince

The Happy Prince

The Happy Prince
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Synopsis: The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset…

Colette

Colette

Colette
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Synopsis: Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge
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Synopsis:  World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Ip Man 2

Ip Man 2

Ip Man 2
IMDb: 7.6
108 min

Synopsis: Centering on Ip Man’s migration to Hong Kong in 1949 as he attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Ip Man

Ip Man

Ip Man
IMDb: 8.0
106 min

Synopsis: During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Pagan King

The Pagan King

The Pagan King
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Synopsis: On his deathbed, the reigning king bestows power to an unexpected heir who must find strength within himself to unite his people against the violent crusades which threaten their freedom.

Outlaw King

Outlaw King

Outlaw King
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Synopsis: A true David v Goliath story of how the great 14th Century Scottish ‘Outlaw King’ Robert The Bruce used cunning and bravery to defeat and repel the much larger and…

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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: 7.0
124 min

Synopsis: In the aftermath of World War II, a writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island when she decides to write a book about their experiences during…

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Exodus

Exodus

Exodus
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Synopsis: The state of Israel is created in 1948, resulting in war with its Arab neighbors.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Arn: The Kingdom at Road’s End

Arn: The Kingdom at Road’s End

Arn: The Kingdom at Road’s End
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Synopsis: The Knight Arn is sent on a last mission against Saladin. He has to win this battle, before he can go home to Sweden, and finally marry his Cecilia and…

The Flowers of War

The Flowers of War

The Flowers of War
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Synopsis: An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to…

Genre: Drama, History, War