History Movies

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: 6.8
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.

Greyhound Attack

Greyhound Attack

Greyhound Attack
IMDb: 1.3
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: 7.4
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: 7.7
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
Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Apollo 11
IMDb: 8.4
93 min

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

The Viking War

The Viking War

The Viking War
IMDb: 1.5
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: 7.3
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: 6.6
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: 6.6
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: 4.8
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: 6.3
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: 7.1
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
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…

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
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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Colette

Colette

Colette
IMDb: 6.8
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: 3.4
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
Land of Hope

Land of Hope

Land of Hope
IMDb: 6.8
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: 8.4
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: 7.4
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
Balloon

Balloon

Balloon
IMDb: 7.7
120 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
Paskal: The Movie

Paskal: The Movie

Paskal: The Movie
IMDb: 7.3
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
Quincy

Quincy

Quincy
IMDb: 7.7
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: 7.7
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
The Pagan King

The Pagan King

The Pagan King
IMDb: 6.4
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: 7.0
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
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
Blaze

Blaze

Blaze
IMDb: 6.7
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