History Movies

Ford v Ferrari

Ford v Ferrari

Ford v Ferrari
IMDb: 8.3
152

American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary…

Midway

Midway

Midway
IMDb: 6.9
138

The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.

Harriet

Harriet

Harriet
IMDb: 6.5
125 min

The story of Harriet Tubman, who helped free hundreds of slaves from the South after escaping from slavery herself in 1849.

Genre: History
Dark Waters

Dark Waters

Dark Waters
IMDb: 7.4
126

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against the DuPont chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

The Kill Team

The Kill Team

The Kill Team
IMDb: 5.9
87 min

When Andrew Briggman a young soldier in the US invasion of Afghanistan, witnesses other recruits killing innocent civilians under the direction of a sadistic leader, Sergeant Deeks he considers reporting…

Genre: History, War
The Irishman

The Irishman

The Irishman
IMDb: 8.3
209

In the 1950s, truck driver Frank Sheeran gets involved with Russell Bufalino and his Pennsylvania crime family. As Sheeran climbs the ranks to become a top hit man, he also…

Genre: Crime, History
Judy

Judy

Judy
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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Genre: History, Romance
We Shall Not Die Now

We Shall Not Die Now

We Shall Not Die Now
IMDb: 8.2
152

A chronicle of the Holocaust, told by the resilient survivors who lived through it.

Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name
IMDb: 7.4
118 min

The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.

Genre: Comedy, History
Mission Mangal

Mission Mangal

Mission Mangal
IMDb: 6.5
133 min

A team of Indian scientists at ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) take on the extraordinary task of successfully sending a satellite into the orbit of planet Mars in a country’s…

Genre: History
The Report

The Report

The Report
IMDb: 7.2
118

The story of Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the US Senate’s sweeping study into the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program, which was found to be brutal, immoral and ineffective. With…

Genre: History
The Current War

The Current War

The Current War
IMDb: 6.4
105 min

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

Genre: History
The King’s Letters

The King’s Letters

The King’s Letters
IMDb: 5.7
110 min

In the 15th century, despite so many accomplishments he has made for the people, King Sejong, his biggest goal is still remaining; the invention of original letters that can be…

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Genre: History
Gwen

Gwen

Gwen
IMDb: 6.5
84 min

A mysterious — and suspicious — run of ill fortune plagues a teenage girl and her mother and sister on their hillside farm in this folk story set in the…

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8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back
IMDb: 7.9
90 min

Join Apollo 11 on its historic journey. The film seamlessly blends mission audio featuring conversations among Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with new footage, NASA archive and stunning…

Robert the Bruce

Robert the Bruce

Robert the Bruce
IMDb: 5.0
123 min

The story of nobleman-turned-outlaw hero who was was crowned king of Scots in the 14th century.

Genre: History
Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works

Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works

Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works
IMDb: 7.6
90 min

In 1943, in a circus tent in Burbank, CA, a bunch of revolutionary thinkers first gathered together in secrecy to build America’s first jet fighter. They were rule benders, chance…

Viking Warrior Women

Viking Warrior Women

Viking Warrior Women
IMDb: 8.1
44

Drama-led documentary following the life of Signe, an orphaned Chief’s daughter, who, driven by revenge, becomes an explorer and trader in the lands of the Rus Vikings.

The Convent

The Convent

The Convent
IMDb: 4.0
86 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 Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies
IMDb: 7.0
133 min

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.

Enemy Within

Enemy Within

Enemy Within
IMDb: 4.4
109 min

When a Japanese pilot crash-lands on the tiny remote Hawaiian island of Ni’ihau, he is met with courtesy and traditional Hawaiian hospitality from the locals – until they discover he…

Genre: Action, History
Kingdom

Kingdom

Kingdom
IMDb: 6.9
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, History, War
Greyhound Attack

Greyhound Attack

Greyhound Attack
IMDb: 1.2
81 min

WWII drama from film-maker Christopher Forbes which follows American fighter pilots on a perilous mission into the skies of enemy territory.

Genre: History, War
The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman
IMDb: 7.3
124 min

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…

Kesari

Kesari

Kesari
IMDb: 7.4
151 min

The story of Havildar Ishar Singh who participates in the Battle of Saragarhi (in which an army of 21 Sikhs fought against 10,000 Afghans in 1897) while yearning for the…

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Genre: Action, History
Brecht

Brecht

Brecht
IMDb: 6.3
187 min

Bertolt Brecht, a theatre revolutionary, poet of the state, outsider, looks back on his life in 1956, the year of his death, in East Berlin: from provocations in the Augsburg…

Genre: History
The Keeper

The Keeper

The Keeper
IMDb: 7.2
114 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: History, War
Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Apollo 11
IMDb: 8.2
93 min

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
IMDb: 8.3
51 min

In the 1930s, a black postal carrier from Harlem named Victor Green published a book that was part travel guide and part survival guide. It was called The Negro Motorist…

Genre: Family, History
Amundsen

Amundsen

Amundsen
IMDb: 6.3
125 min

Based on the true story of polar explorer, Roald Amundsen, this movie covers his life and the dangerous way to the pole.

Genre: History
Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws

Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws

Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws
IMDb: 4.9
117 min

A movie company comes to Oklahoma to convince legendary lawmen Bill Tilghman to star in a bank robbery silent film featuring real outlaws. Tilghman reluctantly agrees, not realizing everyone’s lives…

The Viking War

The Viking War

The Viking War
IMDb: 5.8
104 min

Ingrid and her siblings are on the run from the Beserkers who have begun invading the villages, taking over, savagely using the residents on a game where they vs a…

Genre: History
Romulus & Remus: The First King

Romulus & Remus: The First King

Romulus & Remus: The First King
IMDb: 6.7
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, History
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi
IMDb: 6.4
148 min

Story of Rani Lakshmibai, one of the leading figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and her resistance to the British Rule.

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Genre: Action, History
The Challenger Disaster

The Challenger Disaster

The Challenger Disaster
IMDb: 6.5
98 min

On the eve of the Challenger explosion in 1986 one engineer goes to the extreme to stop the launch. This hot-headed engineer makes a desperate race against the clock to…

Genre: History
15 Rounds

15 Rounds

15 Rounds
IMDb: 4.7
95 min

The true story of underdog boxer, Chuck Wepner, who gets a shot to fight the champ, Muhammed Ali.

The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister
IMDb: 6.1
111 min

Based on the memoir by Indian policy analyst Sanjaya Baru, The Accidental Prime Minister explores Manmohan Singh’s tenure as the Prime Minister of India, and the kind of control he…

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Genre: History
Brexit: The Uncivil War

Brexit: The Uncivil War

Brexit: The Uncivil War
IMDb: 7.0
93 min

Strategist Dominic Cummings leads a campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union.

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Genre: History, TV Movie
Wolf

Wolf

Wolf
IMDb: 7.0
146 min

Picking up from the explosive cliffhanger of the sixth episode of the miniseries, the film follows the harrowing coup attempt night of July 15th, and the Police Special Operations and…

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Genre: Action, History
On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex
IMDb: 6.9
120 min

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: History
Vice

Vice

Vice
IMDb: 7.2
132 min

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…

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots
IMDb: 6.3
125 min

Mary Stuart, considered by many the legitimate sovereign of England, attempts to overthrow her cousin Queen Elizabeth I, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

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Capri-Revolution

Capri-Revolution

Capri-Revolution
IMDb: 6.1
122 min

In 1914, with Italy about to enter World War I, a commune of young artists from Northern Europe establishes itself on the rural island of Capri, a safe haven for…

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Genre: History
Colette

Colette

Colette
IMDb: 6.7
112 min

French novelist, Colette, overcomes an abusive marriage to emerge as a leading writer in her country and a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

A War Over Reality

A War Over Reality

A War Over Reality
IMDb: 5.7
67 min

For millennia mankind lived upon this planet without the need for electronic devices. No smart phones, tablets or gadgets running our homes. We knew about the cycles of nature and…

Genre: History
The Favourite

The Favourite

The Favourite
IMDb: 7.6
119 min

In 18th century England, the close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah’s cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the…

MARS: Inside SpaceX

MARS: Inside SpaceX

MARS: Inside SpaceX
IMDb: 7.3
46 min

Compilation of the best parts of SpaceX from Mars Season 1 and new Falcon Heavy footage. Inside SpaceX’s plan to get humanity to Mars, providing an unprecedented glimpse into one…

Kursk

Kursk

Kursk
IMDb: 6.5
117 min

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…

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Genre: History
Robin Hood The Rebellion

Robin Hood The Rebellion

Robin Hood The Rebellion
IMDb: 5.6
92 min

With his true love captured by the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham, the legendary Robin Hood and his crew of outlaws execute a daring rescue to save her.

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Iceman 2: The Time Traveler

Iceman 2: The Time Traveler

Iceman 2: The Time Traveler
IMDb: 3.8
95 min

The imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. 400 years later pass and they are defrosted…

Peterloo

Peterloo

Peterloo
IMDb: 6.4
154 min

A drama about the infamous 1819 Manchester massacre, which killed an estimated 18 protesters and injured up to 700.

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Genre: History
Another Day of Life

Another Day of Life

Another Day of Life
IMDb: 7.3
86 min

In 1975, Ryszard Kapuściński, a veteran Polish journalist, embarked on a seemingly suicidal road trip into the heart of the Angola’s civil war. There, he witnessed once again the dirty…

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Land of Hope

Land of Hope

Land of Hope
IMDb: 6.7
108 min

Anni, a daughter of a wealthy family and used to secure life, falls in love with Veikko, a war invalid of the Continuation War. Anni leaves her past behind her…

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Genre: History, Romance
The Photographer of Mauthausen

The Photographer of Mauthausen

The Photographer of Mauthausen
IMDb: 6.7
111 min

Spanish photographer Francesc Boix, imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, works in the SS Photographic Service. Between 1943 and 1945, he hides, with the help of other prisoners, thousands of…

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Genre: History, Thriller
They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old
IMDb: 8.3
99 min

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, and the end of the war.

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First Man

First Man

First Man
IMDb: 7.3
141 min

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…

Never Look Away

Never Look Away

Never Look Away
IMDb: 7.7
188 min

German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime.

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Genre: History
Paskal: The Movie

Paskal: The Movie

Paskal: The Movie
IMDb: 6.9
100 min

The true events of Lieutenant Commander Arman Anwar of PASKAL, an elite unit in the Royal Malaysian Navy, and his team’s mission to rescue the MV Bunga Laurel, a tanker…

Genre: Action, History
Balloon

Balloon

Balloon
IMDb: 7.6
125 min

Two families attempt a daredevil plan to escape DDR with a homemade hot air balloon, but it crashes just before the border. The Stasi finds traces of this attempt to…

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Genre: History, Thriller
Quincy

Quincy

Quincy
IMDb: 7.6
124 min

An intimate look into the life of icon Quincy Jones. A unique force in music and popular culture for 70 years, Jones has transcended racial and cultural boundaries; his story…

A Twelve-Year Night

A Twelve-Year Night

A Twelve-Year Night
IMDb: 7.6
122 min

Uruguay, 1973. Having been crushed by the military dictatorship, surviving members of the Tupamaro guerillas are imprisoned and tortured. They must find a way to endure the coming 12 years.

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Genre: Crime, History
The Great Battle

The Great Battle

The Great Battle
IMDb: 7.0
135 min

In 645 AD, the Tang Dynasty’s emperor Li starts his invasion into Goguryeo, one of the ancient kingdoms of Korea. One victory after another, the Tang army marches into Ansi,…

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Genre: Action, History
Feng Shui

Feng Shui

Feng Shui
IMDb: 5.9
126 min

PARK Jae-sang was a royal geomancer, who helps people designate propitious site for houses, store and even graves under the belief that a grave in a good site will bring…

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Genre: History
The Pagan King

The Pagan King

The Pagan King
IMDb: 6.2
110 min

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
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.

Genre: Action, History
22 July

22 July

22 July
IMDb: 6.7
143 min

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…

King of Thieves

King of Thieves

King of Thieves
IMDb: 5.5
108 min

A caper film about the unlikely gang of retirees that pulled off the daring Hatton Garden jewellery heist of 2015.

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Genre: Crime, History
The Answer

The Answer

The Answer
IMDb: 5.8
108 min

In the quest for finding a deeper meaning to life, this is a true story of an American seeker who forsakes the worldly life to enter upon an amazing spiritual…

Genre: Family, History
Operation Finale

Operation Finale

Operation Finale
IMDb: 6.5
124 min

In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel…

Genre: History, Thriller
Edmond

Edmond

Edmond
IMDb: 7.4
110 min

December 1897, Paris. Edmond Rostand is not yet thirty but already two children and a lot of anxieties. He has not written anything for two years. In desperation, he offers…

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Genre: Comedy, History
Blaze

Blaze

Blaze
IMDb: 6.6
129 min

A re-imagining of the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music movement.

Genre: History, Music
Gold

Gold

Gold
IMDb: 7.3
170 min

Set in 1948, the historic story of India’s first Olympic medal post their independence.

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Genre: History
BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman
IMDb: 7.5
135 min

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and become the head of the local chapter.

Shock and Awe

Shock and Awe

Shock and Awe
IMDb: 6.1
90 min

A group of journalists covering George Bush’s planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has ”weapons of mass destruction.”

Genre: History, Thriller
Punk Samurai Slash Down

Punk Samurai Slash Down

Punk Samurai Slash Down
IMDb: 6.0
130 min

Junoshin Kake is a ronin. To get hired by the Kurokaze Han, he lies and tells them that a religious group is trying to destroy them. He gets hired by…

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Summer of 67

Summer of 67

Summer of 67
IMDb: 5.0
83 min

Based on real life events, Summer of ’67 brings to life the turbulent times of the sixties and the struggles faced by the men and women impacted by the Vietnam…

Genre: History, Romance, War
Karmouz War

Karmouz War

Karmouz War
IMDb: 5.8
N/A

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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Gotti

Gotti

Gotti
IMDb: 4.8
110 min

John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy,…

Genre: Crime, History
Zoo

Zoo

Zoo
IMDb: 6.6
96 min

Young Tom and his misfit friends fight to save ’Buster’ the baby elephant during the German air raid bombings of Belfast in 1941.

Genre: Family, History, War
The Lost Viking

The Lost Viking

The Lost Viking
IMDb: 4.0
103 min

A young Viking called Vitharr arrives in Britain with dreams of conquest and adventure, but when his family and clan are ambushed and killed, he must survive alone in this…

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