History Movies
Nuremberg

Nuremberg

Nuremberg
IMDb: 7.3
180

Following the defeat of Germany in WWII, the Allies determine that there must be an accounting of German war crimes. Twenty-four Nazis, representative of all sections of military and civilian…

Genre: Drama, History
Shogun

Shogun

Shogun
IMDb: 7.9
125

An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.

Radium Girls

Radium Girls

Radium Girls
IMDb: 5.8
102

Young women toiling in a factory are exposed to hazardous material which takes a disastrous toll on their health.

Genre: Drama, History
Kapo

Kapo

Kapo
IMDb: 7.6
120

Determined to survive at any price, Edith, a young Jewish woman deported to an extermination camp, manages to survive by accepting the role of kapo, a privileged prisoner whose mission…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Einstein and Eddington

Einstein and Eddington

Einstein and Eddington
IMDb: 7.3
90

A look at the evolution of Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity, and Einstein’s relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur Eddington, the first physicist to understand his ideas.

Twin Sisters

Twin Sisters

Twin Sisters
IMDb: 7.4
137

Twin Sisters is an epic love story based on the Dutch bestseller by Tessa de Loo that has been read by more than 3.5 million readers in Holland and Germany.

Wilson

Wilson

Wilson
IMDb: 6.4
154

The political career of Woodrow Wilson is chronicled, beginning with his decision to leave his post at Princeton to run for Governor of New Jersey, and his subsequent ascent to…

One Against the Wind

One Against the Wind

One Against the Wind
IMDb: 6.9
96

Mary Linden works for the French Red Cross in Occupied France during World War II and helps allied soldiers who have been shot down to escape to the unoccupied side….

The 47 Ronin

The 47 Ronin

The 47 Ronin
IMDb: 7.4
223

In 1701, Lord Takuminokami Asano has a feud with Lord Kira and he tries to kill Kira in the corridors of the Shogun’s palace. The Shogun sentences Lord Asano to…

Genre: Drama, History
Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal

Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal

Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal
IMDb: 8.6
118

In the era of Japan’s Meiji Restoration, an assassin regains his humanity.

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
IMDb: 6.1
104

A story set in 19th century China and centered on the lifelong friendship between two girls who develop their own secret code as a way to contend with the rigid…

Genre: Drama, History
Japan’s Longest Day

Japan’s Longest Day

Japan’s Longest Day
IMDb: 7.7
157

Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister of the…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Blizzard of Souls

Blizzard of Souls

Blizzard of Souls
IMDb: 8.3
123

The love story of sixteen-year-old Arturs is interrupted by the First World War. After losing his mother and his home, he finds some consolation in joining the army, because this…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Forbidden Dream

Forbidden Dream

Forbidden Dream
IMDb: 6.5
132

A true historical drama about King Sejong, the greatest ruler in Joseon history who sought to enhance national prosperity and military power through astronomy, and Jang Yeong-sil, the most remarkable…

Genre: History
Your Name Engraved Herein

Your Name Engraved Herein

Your Name Engraved Herein
IMDb: 7
118

In 1987, as martial law ends in Taiwan, Jia-han and Birdy fall in love amid family pressure, homophobia and social stigma.

Port Arthur

Port Arthur

Port Arthur
IMDb: 6.6
185

Depicts the bloody siege of Port Arthur, one of the most strongly fortified positions in the world, during the Russo-Japanese War.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Destiny’s Son

Destiny’s Son

Destiny’s Son
IMDb: 7.1
71

The son of an executioner and the assassin he loved yet murdered learns of his origins, leaving his foster parents to avenge his mother’s death.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Slave

The Slave

The Slave
IMDb: 5.9
100

The decurion Randus holds himself so well in the command of his troops, that Caesar promotes him to centurion. He is subsequently sent to Egypt, to keep Cesar informed on…

The Round Up

The Round Up

The Round Up
IMDb: 7.1
115

A faithful retelling of the 1942 “Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup” and the events surrounding it.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Admiral

Admiral

Admiral
IMDb: 6.8
123

This is a story of a great love facing the greatest drama of the history of Russia. Admiral Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. One…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Service to Man

Service to Man

Service to Man
IMDb: 6.2
92

In 1968, a white student from Brooklyn finds himself an outsider at Nashville’s legendary black medical school, where he and his peers attempt to battle the mysteries of medicine, demanding…

Genre: Drama, History
Brave New Land

Brave New Land

Brave New Land
IMDb: 6.5
104

Diogo is a cartographer and artist who is encharged to set the new frontiers of Portuguese Colonies in South America. When he reaches the center of the continent, finds apparently…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Juarez

Juarez

Juarez
IMDb: 7.1
125

The newly named emperor Maximilian and his wife Carolotta arrive in Mexico to face popular sentiment favoring Benito Juraez and democracy..

Nazi killer magic

Nazi killer magic

Nazi killer magic
IMDb: 6.9
N/A

Men Behind the Sun

Men Behind the Sun

Men Behind the Sun
IMDb: 6.1
105

The film is a graphic depiction of the war atrocities committed by the Japanese at Unit 731, the secret biological weapons experimentation unit of the Imperial Japanese Army during World…

Genre: Drama, History, Horror, War
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…