History Movies
La Marseillaise

La Marseillaise

La Marseillaise
IMDb: 7.1
135

A film about the early part of the French Revolution, shown from the eyes of the citizens of Marseille, counts in German exile and, of course, the king Louis XVI,…

Genre: Drama, History
Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel
IMDb: 7.3
175

The life of Camille Claudel, a french sculptor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away…

Cyrano, My Love

Cyrano, My Love

Cyrano, My Love
IMDb: 7.4
113

Paris, France, December 1897. The young playwright Edmond Rostand feels like a failure. Inspiration has abandoned him. Married and father of two children, desperate and penniless, he persuades the great…

Genre: Comedy, History
Ühe küla mehed

Ühe küla mehed

Ühe küla mehed
IMDb: 5.6
88

After a stormy night on the sea, a group of Estonian fishermen end up in a small coastal Finnish town. As they await the Soviet authorities to take them back…

Genre: Drama, History
Titanic: How It Really Sank

Titanic: How It Really Sank

Titanic: How It Really Sank
IMDb: 7.1
50

The sinking of the Titanic was far more than a simple accident. It was a tragedy that could have been prevented. It was the result of a long chain of…

Samurai Assassin

Samurai Assassin

Samurai Assassin
IMDb: 7.5
122

February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to kill the lord of the House of Ii, a powerful man in…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Banquet

The Banquet

The Banquet
IMDb: 6.4
131

907 AD, the Tang Dynasty in China. The movie is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have…

The Battalion

The Battalion

The Battalion
IMDb: 6.5
120

Russia, 1917, WWI. This is the story of the 1st Russian Women’s Battalion of Death, formed as part of an ill-conceived propaganda ploy by the Russian Provisional Government in late…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor

Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor

Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor
IMDb: 7
122

Near the end of the nineteenth century, as the balance of power shifts from Shogunate towards the Emperor, Japan restlessly awaits the dawning of a new age. But not all…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Rosa Parks Story

The Rosa Parks Story

The Rosa Parks Story
IMDb: 7.4
97

The story of the civil rights heroine whose refusal to obey racial bus segregation was just one of her acts in her fight for justice.

Genre: Drama, History
This Ain’t California

This Ain’t California

This Ain’t California
IMDb: 7.4
93

A retrospective look at the youth cultures born in the German Democratic Republic. A celebration of the lust for life, a contemporary trip into the world of skate, a tale…

The Flood

The Flood

The Flood
IMDb: 7.5
117

When Jarah loses her husband, her child, her land and her innocence she embarks on a brutal journey of of retribution and revenge that transforms into redemption and reconciliation.

Line of Demarcation

Line of Demarcation

Line of Demarcation
IMDb: 6.9
120

Line of Demarcation. is a 1966 film written and directed by Claude Chabrol. Its title in French is La Ligne de démarcation. It is based on upon the memoir Mémoires…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Josep

Josep

Josep
IMDb: 7.4
71

February 1939. Overwhelmed by the flood of Republicans fleeing Franco’s dictatorship, the French government’s solution consists in confining the Spanish refugees in concentration camps where they have no other choice…

The Spacewalker

The Spacewalker

The Spacewalker
IMDb: 7.3
140

March 1965. In the heat of the Cold War, the USA and the USSR are competing for supremacy in space. What both superpowers aim for in this race, is to…

4 Presidents

4 Presidents

4 Presidents
IMDb: 5.9
100

What is the common thread among the only four U.S. Presidents who have been assassinated – Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley, and Kennedy? They were also the only four presidents to ever…

The Day Hitler Died

The Day Hitler Died

The Day Hitler Died
IMDb: 6.9
46

The story of Hitler’s final hours told by people who were there. This special features exclusive forgotten interviews, believed lost for 65 years, with members of Hitler’s inner circle who…

Price for Peace

Price for Peace

Price for Peace
IMDb: 7.4
90

Steven Spielberg, historian Stephen E. Ambrose, and director James Moll bring us a film with firsthand accounts chronicling the unforgettable events in the Pacific Theater of World War II. From…

The Day the Sun Fell

The Day the Sun Fell

The Day the Sun Fell
IMDb: 7.6
79

Tracing the past of her deceased grandfather who worked as a young doctor in the Red Cross hospital of HirSwiss-Japanese filmmaker Aya Domenig, the granddaughter of a doctor on duty…

1945: The Savage Peace

1945: The Savage Peace

1945: The Savage Peace
IMDb: 7.8
60

How, in 1945, after the end of World War II and the fall of the Nazi regime, the defeated were atrociously mistreated, especially those ethnic Germans who had lived peacefully…

Seven Angry Men

Seven Angry Men

Seven Angry Men
IMDb: N/A
90

Director Charles Marquis Warren’s 1955 period drama about abolitionist John Brown’s crusade to free the slaves stars Raymond Massey, Jeffrey Hunter, Debra Paget, Larry Pennell, Leo Gordon, James Best, John…

Genre: History, Western
The Lover in the Attic

The Lover in the Attic

The Lover in the Attic
IMDb: N/A
85

This is the lurid, true story about femme fatale Dolly, her murdered husband, and her lover, Otto — the man in the attic. In the 1930s, Dolly met and seduced…

Show Me a Hero

Show Me a Hero

Show Me a Hero
TMDb: 7.2
60 min

Mayor Nick Wasicsko took office in 1987 during Yonkers’ worst crisis when federal courts ordered public housing to be built in the white, middle class side of town, dividing the…

Status: Ended
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
IMDb: N/A
76

It is England in the 1830s. London’s dockside is teeming with ships and sailors who have made their fortune in foreign lands. Sweeney Todd, a Fleet Street barber, awaits the…

Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Mank

Mank

Mank
IMDb: N/A
133

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

Genre: Drama, History
Liberté

Liberté

Liberté
IMDb: N/A
132

1774, shortly before the French Revolution, somewhere between Potsdam and Berlin. Madame de Dumeval, the Duke de Tesis and the Duke de Wand, libertines expelled from the puritanical court of…

Genre: Drama, History
Nazi Art Thieves

Nazi Art Thieves

Nazi Art Thieves
IMDb: N/A
54

This film examines the mechanisms of Nazi extortion during World War II, and is interspersed with current issues surrounding restitutions. It retraces the incredible stories of 3 major works having…

Genre: History
The Royal Tailor

The Royal Tailor

The Royal Tailor
IMDb: N/A
127

Depicts the love lives, jealousies and desires of those that work within the Sanguiwon during the Joseon Dynasty period. The Sanguiwon are responsible for the attire worn by royalty. Dol-Seok…

Genre: Drama, History
We Weren’t Given Anything for Free

We Weren’t Given Anything for Free

We Weren’t Given Anything for Free
IMDb: N/A
58

Annita Malavasi was just 22 when the Germans occupied Italy, their former allies, in 1943. As a partisan in the Italian resistance named “Laila”, she moved throughout the Apennines with…

The Dig

The Dig

The Dig
IMDb: N/A
112

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain’s past resonate…

Genre: Drama, History
Tomahawk

Tomahawk

Tomahawk
IMDb: N/A
82

In 1866, a new gold discovery and an inconclusive conference force the U.S. Army to build a road and fort in territory ceded by previous treaty to the Sioux…to the…

Hitler

Hitler

Hitler
IMDb: N/A
107

The private life of Hitler revealed for the first time!

Genre: History, War
The Drummer of the 8th

The Drummer of the 8th

The Drummer of the 8th
IMDb: 5.9
28

When the Civil War begins, young Billy runs away from home to enlist in the Northern Army as a drummer; he’s wounded in battle and taken prisoner. He manages to…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Coward

The Coward

The Coward
IMDb: 6
77

Set during the American Civil War, Keenan stars as a Virginia colonel and Charles Ray as his weak-willed son. The son is forced, at gunpoint, by his father to enlist…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Anna Boleyn

Anna Boleyn

Anna Boleyn
IMDb: 6.6
118

The story of the ill-fated second wife of the English king Henry VIII, whose marriage to the Henry led to momentous political and religious turmoil in England.

Genre: Drama, History
Midway

Midway

Midway
IMDb: 6.7
138

The story of the Battle of Midway, and the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome massive odds.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor
IMDb: 6.2
183

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval…

1900

1900

1900
IMDb: 7.7
317

Set in Bertolucci’s ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half of the…

Miracle

Miracle

Miracle
IMDb: 7.5
135

When college coach Herb Brooks is hired to helm the 1980 U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team, he brings a unique and brash style to the ice. After assembling a team…

Genre: Drama, History
JFK

JFK

JFK
IMDb: 8
189

Follows the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison.