History Movies
Gekijouban Gintama: Shin’yaku benizakura hen

Gekijouban Gintama: Shin’yaku benizakura hen

Gekijouban Gintama: Shin’yaku benizakura hen
IMDb: 7.5
96

Odd Jobs Gin has taken on a lot of odd work in the past, and when you’re a Jack of All Trades agency based in a feudal Japan that’s been…

Nostradamus

Nostradamus

Nostradamus
IMDb: 5.8
119

A dramatic retelling of the life of Michel de Nostredame, from his early work as a plague doctor to his time at the court of Catherine de Medici, after he…

Newsies

Newsies

Newsies
IMDb: 7.0
121

A week in the life of the exploited, child newspaper sellers in turn-of-the-century New York. When their publisher, Joseph Pulitzer, tries to squeeze a little more profit out of their…

1492: Conquest of Paradise

1492: Conquest of Paradise

1492: Conquest of Paradise
IMDb: 6.5
154

1492: Conquest of Paradise depicts Christopher Columbus’ discovery of The New World and his effect on the indigenous people.

The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales
IMDb: 6.5
111

Glimpses of Chaucer penning his famous work are sprinkled through this re-enactment of several of his stories.

Elephant

Elephant

Elephant
IMDb: 7.1
39

A depiction of a series of violent killings in Northern Ireland with no clue as to exactly who is responsible.

Titanic

Titanic

Titanic
IMDb: 7.2
98

Unhappily married, Julia Sturges decides to go to America with her two children on the unsinkable Titanic. Her husband, Richard also arranges passage on the luxury liner so as to…

Captain Lightfoot

Captain Lightfoot

Captain Lightfoot
IMDb: 6.4
92

A boggy swashbuckler of Irish freedom-fighter Michael Martin.

The Purple Heart

The Purple Heart

The Purple Heart
IMDb: 6.8
99

This is the story of the crew of a downed bomber, captured after a run over Tokyo, early in the war. Relates the hardships the men endure while in captivity,…

Tian jiang xiong shi

Tian jiang xiong shi

Tian jiang xiong shi
IMDb: 6.0
127

Huo An, the commander of the Protection Squad of the Western Regions, was framed by evil forces and becomes enslaved. On the other hand, a Roman general escapes to China…

Drums Along the Mohawk

Drums Along the Mohawk

Drums Along the Mohawk
IMDb: 7.2
104

Set in America’s Colonial period, John Ford’s adventure tale follows Gilbert (Henry Fonda) and Lana Martin (Claudette Colbert) as they try to survive the rugged frontier. After their settlement is…

Kokoda

Kokoda

Kokoda
IMDb: 6.2
92

A bitter battle is fought between Australian and Japanese soldiers along the Kokoda trail in New Guinea during World War II.

Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc
IMDb: 6.5
145

In the Fifteenth Century, France is a defeated and ruined nation after the One Hundred Years War against England. The fourteen years old farm girl Joan of Arc claims to…

The War Room

The War Room

The War Room
IMDb: 7.4
96

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

Valentino

Valentino

Valentino
IMDb: 6.2
128

In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide…

Anastasia

Anastasia

Anastasia
IMDb: 7.1
105

Russian exiles in Paris plot to collect ten million pounds from the Bank of England by grooming a destitute, suicidal girl to pose as heir to the Russian throne. While…

A Passage to India

A Passage to India

A Passage to India
IMDb: 7.4
163

The film is set during the period of growing influence of the Indian independence movement in the British Raj. It begins with the arrival in India of a British woman,…

About Ray

About Ray

About Ray
IMDb: N/A
N/A

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Genre: History
How the West Was Won

How the West Was Won

How the West Was Won
IMDb: 7.1
162

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one…

Banking on Bitcoin

Banking on Bitcoin

Banking on Bitcoin
IMDb: 6.6
90

Not since the invention of the Internet has there been such a disruptive technology as Bitcoin. Bitcoin’s early pioneers sought to blur the lines of sovereignty and the financial status…

Glorious 39

Glorious 39

Glorious 39
IMDb: 6.5
129

A mysterious tale set around a traditional British family on the eve of World War Two. Oblivious to the looming shadow of World War II, the wealthy Keyes maintain a…

The Last King

The Last King

The Last King
IMDb: 4.6
N/A

A descendant of the Maharaja Ranjit Singh attempts to recover the fabled Koh-I-Noor diamond from Britain’s crown jewels when they make a tour stop at a Toronto museum.

El hombre de las mil caras

El hombre de las mil caras

El hombre de las mil caras
IMDb: 7.0
123

A tale of cheats and impostors, taking its inspiration from true facts and from one of the most intriguing characters of recent decades: the spy Francisco Paesa.

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman
IMDb: 7.5
98

Following in his father’s footsteps, Albert Pierrepoint becomes one of Britain’s most prolific executioners, hiding his identity as a grocery deliveryman. But when his ambition to be the best inadvertently…

Tong que tai

Tong que tai

Tong que tai
IMDb: 5.6
107

In the year 198 BC, Cao Cao (Chow Yun Fat), Prime Minister of the Han Dynasty, ventured to the east and defeated China’s greatest warrior Lu Bu, terrifying every ambitious…

Genre: Drama, History
Tulen morsian

Tulen morsian

Tulen morsian
IMDb: 5.9
108

Anna’s story takes place on Åland Island in 1666, during the beginning of the most widespread and systematic witch-hunts in Scandinavian history. In all, 16 women were convicted of being…

Genre: Drama, History
21 Brothers

21 Brothers

21 Brothers
IMDb: 5.0
95

21 Brothers tells the story of the Canadian 21st Battalion as they prepare for the battle of Courcellette in WWI. Taking place in real time, the film follows Sgt. Reid…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Joyeux Noel

Joyeux Noel

Joyeux Noel
IMDb: 7.8
116

In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called…

Cry Freedom

Cry Freedom

Cry Freedom
IMDb: 7.5
157

A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in…

Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra
IMDb: 5.9
138

Adaptation of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra, a historical drama that attempts to bring an epic visual style to the Bard’s original stage play. The story concerns Marc Antony’s attempts to…

Genre: Drama, History
Danny Says

Danny Says

Danny Says
IMDb: 6.7
N/A

Danny Says is a documentary unveiling the amazing journey of Danny Fields. Fields has played a pivotal role in music and culture with seminal acts including: the Doors, the Velvet…

Lady Jane

Lady Jane

Lady Jane
IMDb: 7.2
142

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…

Last Hero in China

Last Hero in China

Last Hero in China
IMDb: 6.8
111

Jet Li stars in this comic spectacle as a Chinese “Robin Hood” who stumbles upon a kidnapping scheme after unwittingly opening a martial arts school next to a brothel!

The Key

The Key

The Key
IMDb: 5.5
110

After twenty years of marriage, art professor Nino Rolfe attempts to break down his wife Teresa’s conventional modesty. Noticing her affection for their daughter’s fiancé, Nino instigates her sexual interest…

For Greater Glory – The True Story of Cristiada

For Greater Glory – The True Story of Cristiada

For Greater Glory – The True Story of Cristiada
IMDb: 6.6
145

A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929), which was touched off by a rebellion against the Mexican government’s attempt to secularize the country.

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Tree of Wooden Clogs

The Tree of Wooden Clogs

The Tree of Wooden Clogs
IMDb: 8.0
186

The life inside a farm in Italy at the beginning of the century. Many poor country families live there, and the owner pays them by their productivity. One of the…

Genre: Drama, History
Playing for Time

Playing for Time

Playing for Time
IMDb: 7.7
150

When Jewish songstress Fania Fénelon is plucked from the stage and sent to Auschwitz, she and other musicians find themselves assigned to a terrible task – using their talents to…

The Long Ships

The Long Ships

The Long Ships
IMDb: 6.1
126

In this elaborately mounted seafaring adventure, Rolfe (Richard Widmark) is a Viking leader with the cunning and devious mind of a pirate. Rolfe tells others sailors of “The Mother of…

Goodnight Mister Tom

Goodnight Mister Tom

Goodnight Mister Tom
IMDb: 7.9
85

We’re in an English village shortly before Dunkirk. “Mr. Tom” Oakley still broods over the death of his wife and small son while he was away in the navy during…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
IMDb: 5.9
131

When a Greek fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander. The film is based on a novel…