History Movies
Apocalypse: The Second World War

Apocalypse: The Second World War

Apocalypse: The Second World War
TMDb: 8.5
50 min

A six-part French documentary about the Second World War composed exclusively of actual footage of the war as filmed by war correspondents, soldiers, resistance fighters and private citizens. The series…

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The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes
TMDb: 6
45 min

Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia and treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
TMDb: 7.9
60 min

With magic long since lost to England, two men are destined to bring it back; the reclusive Mr. Norrell and daring novice Jonathan Strange. So begins a dangerous battle between…

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War and Peace

War and Peace

War and Peace
TMDb: 7.7
360 min

A story that revolves around five aristocratic families, set during the reign of Alexander I, and centered on the love triangle between Natasha Rostova, Pierre Bezukhov, and Andrei Bolkonsky.

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World Without End

World Without End

World Without End
TMDb: 6.6
45 min

Two hundred years after the construction of the great cathedral, the medieval town of Kingsbridge is taken under siege by Queen Isabella. Caris, a visionary young woman, inspires her people…

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The Scandalous Lady W

The Scandalous Lady W

The Scandalous Lady W
TMDb: 6
NA min

Agripping18thcenturydramadetailsthescandalouslifeofLadySeymourWorsley,whodaredtoleaveherhusbandandelopewithhisbestfriend,CaptainGeorgeBisset.LadySeymourWorsleyescapeshertroubledmarriageonlytofindherselfatthecentreofaverypublictrialbroughtbyherpowerfulhusbandSirRichardWorsley.

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Romulus

Romulus

Romulus
TMDb: 5.3
58 min

The story of Romulus and his twin brother Remus, in eighth century B.C. as seen through the eyes of three people marked by death, loneliness and violence.

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Drain the Oceans

Drain the Oceans

Drain the Oceans
TMDb: 7.4
47 min

Maritime mysteries — old and new — come to life in this 10-episode series, combining scientific data and digital re-creations to reveal shipwrecks, treasures, and sunken cities on the bottom…

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Vikings: Valhalla

Vikings: Valhalla

Vikings: Valhalla
TMDb: 8.3
51 min

Dramatizes the legendary adventures of some of the most famous Vikings who ever lived – Leif Eriksson, Freydis Eriksdotter, Harald Hardrada and the Norman King William the Conqueror. These men…

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Our Flag Means Death

Our Flag Means Death

Our Flag Means Death
TMDb: 7
N/A

After trading in the seemingly charmed life of a gentleman for one of a swashbuckling buccaneer, Stede Bonnet becomes captain of the pirate ship Revenge. Struggling to earn the respect…

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Delicious

Delicious

Delicious
IMDb: 7
112

France, 18th Century. The prestige of a noble house depends above all on the quality of its table. At the dawn of the French Revolution, gastronomy still is a prerogative…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Redeeming Love

Redeeming Love

Redeeming Love
IMDb: 7.1
134

A retelling of the biblical book of Hosea set against the backdrop of the California Gold Rush of 1850.

Lo perdido

Lo perdido

Lo perdido
IMDb: 7.7
84

My mother has died. Her name was Maria. Her children, we, Raúl and Santiago, discover among the objects left by our mother hundreds of photographs from our maternal grandfather, from…

Werewolf Castle

Werewolf Castle

Werewolf Castle
IMDb: 3.8
N/A

When a pack of werewolves attack a medieval village, Thorfinn, whose lover perished in the attack, joins knights Thomas, Osmund, Hamelin, and Hal Skullsplitter as they lead the fight back…

The Red Ghost

The Red Ghost

The Red Ghost
IMDb: 6.3
96

December 30, 1941. Vyazma (‘Vyazemsky cauldron’) is a small detachment of Soviet soldiers, by fatal coincidence, in an unequal battle with a special unit of the Wehrmacht. However, none of…

Genre: Drama, History, Horror, War
Eiffel

Eiffel

Eiffel
IMDb: 6.3
108

The government is asking Eiffel to design something spectacular for the 1889 Paris World Fair, but Eiffel simply wants to design the subway. Suddenly, everything changes when Eiffel crosses paths…

Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches

Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches

Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches
IMDb: 7.3
60

Acclaimed actors draw from five of Douglass’ legendary speeches, to represent a different moment in the tumultuous history of 19th century America as well as a different stage of Douglass’…

The Battle at Lake Changjin

The Battle at Lake Changjin

The Battle at Lake Changjin
IMDb: 5.2
176

Korean War, winter 1950. In the frozen and snowy area of Changjin Lake, a bloody battle is about to begin between the elite troops of the United States and China.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure

The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure

The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure
IMDb: 6.3
126

A gutsy crew of Joseon pirates and bandits battle stormy waters, puzzling clues and militant rivals in search of royal gold lost at sea.

Against the Ice

Against the Ice

Against the Ice
IMDb: 6.4
101

In 1909, two explorers fight to survive after they’re left behind while on a Denmark expedition in ice-covered Greenland.

Rebel Dykes

Rebel Dykes

Rebel Dykes
IMDb: 7.1
82

A heady, energised mash-up of animation, unseen archive footage and interviews, Rebel Dykes provides an intimate insight into the politically charged, artistically radical subculture in 1980s London, and the individuals…

The Shadow in My Eye

The Shadow in My Eye

The Shadow in My Eye
IMDb: 7.3
107

On March 21st, 1945, the British Royal Air Force set out on a mission to bomb Gestapo’s headquarters in Copenhagen. The raid had fatal consequences as some of the bombers…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Where Is Anne Frank

Where Is Anne Frank

Where Is Anne Frank
IMDb: 6.4
99

The film follows the journey of Kitty, the imaginary friend to whom Anne Frank dedicated her diary. A fiery teenager, Kitty wakes up in the near future in Anne Frank’s…

Coming for the King

Coming for the King

Coming for the King
IMDb: 5.8
67

Coming for the King is a fictional account of the events and the people that surrounded Martin Luther King Jr. from early 1963 until his untimely demise in the Spring…

Genre: Drama, History
Worth

Worth

Worth
IMDb: 6.6
118

Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers…

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street
IMDb: 8
107

Take a stroll down Sesame Street and witness the birth of the most influential children’s show in television history. From the iconic furry characters to the classic songs you know…

Funérailles d’État

Funérailles d’État

Funérailles d’État
IMDb: 7.2
135

The enigma of the personality cult is revealed in the grand spectacle of Stalin’s funeral. The film is based on unique archive footage, shot in the USSR on March 5…

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later
IMDb: 7.4
N/A

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later is told entirely from the first-person perspective of leaders, physicists, soldiers and survivors.

Charming the Hearts of Men

Charming the Hearts of Men

Charming the Hearts of Men
IMDb: 5.8
N/A

A romantic drama set during the politically charged early 60s where a sophisticated woman returns to her Southern home town and discovers her options are limited yet discrimination is plentiful….

Genre: Drama, History
Brave: Gunjyo Senki

Brave: Gunjyo Senki

Brave: Gunjyo Senki
IMDb: 6.3
115

Students, including Aoi Nishino, take part in class and sports activity at a prestigious high school. Aoi Nishino is a member of the school’s archery club. He practices archery studiously…

No Man of God

No Man of God

No Man of God
IMDb: 6.6
100

Based on real life transcripts culled from conversations between FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier and serial killer Ted Bundy that took place between 1984 and 1989, No Man of God details…

Respect

Respect

Respect
IMDb: 6.6
145

The rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.

Vivandière

Vivandière

Vivandière
IMDb: 5.3
57

Two young women from both sides of the Civil War volunteer as battlefield nurses, facing down scornful commanders and murderous war criminals to accomplish their hazardous duty.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Her Socialist Smile

Her Socialist Smile

Her Socialist Smile
IMDb: 6.1
93

The memory of a particular moment in early 20th century history when, in 1913, Helen Keller (1880-1968), a deaf-blind writer, lecturer and political activist, spoke, for the first time and…

Adventures of a Mathematician

Adventures of a Mathematician

Adventures of a Mathematician
IMDb: 6.5
102

The warmhearted story of Polish immigrant and mathematician Stan Ulam, who moved to the U.S. in the 1930s. Stan deals with the difficult losses of family and friends all while…

Swallow

Swallow

Swallow
IMDb: 3.1
N/A

Set in the 1980s, Tolani Ajao is a bank secretary in Lagos, who finds herself persuaded by her friend Rose Adamson to enter the world of drug trafficking.

Fauci

Fauci

Fauci
IMDb: 2.1
104

Exclusive access into the career and life of the public servant who has advised seven U.S. presidents beginning with the AIDS pandemic in the 1980s and through SARS, Ebola and…

Witnesses

Witnesses

Witnesses
IMDb: 4.7
110

David Whitmer, Oliver Cowdery and Martin Harris face ridicule and persecution when they claim to have seen angels and hefted golden plates containing ancient inscriptions.

The Ghosts of Borley Rectory

The Ghosts of Borley Rectory

The Ghosts of Borley Rectory
IMDb: 6.2
80

Harry Price investigates the ghosts of Borley Rectory during his stay there.

The Forgotten Battle

The Forgotten Battle

The Forgotten Battle
IMDb: 7.4
124

November 1944. On the flooded isle of Walcheren, Zeeland, thousands of Allied soldiers are battling the German army. Three young lives become inextricably connected. A Dutch boy fighting for the…

Genre: Drama, History, War