History Movies
The Collection

The Collection

The Collection
TMDb: 6.4
60 min

A gripping family drama and entrepreneurial fable, set in a post-war Paris fashion house. It exposes the grit behind the glamour of a rising business, spearheaded by two clashing brothers.

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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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Upstart Crow

Upstart Crow

Upstart Crow
TMDb: 7.4
30 min

Comedy about the life and times of William Shakespeare as he starts to make a name for himself in London, whilst also trying to balance life as a husband and…

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Genre: Comedy, History
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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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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Prehistoric Planet

Prehistoric Planet

Prehistoric Planet
TMDb: 8.9
40 min

Experience the wonders of our world like never before in this epic docuseries from Jon Favreau and the producers of Planet Earth. Travel back 66 million years to when majestic…

Gaslit

Gaslit

Gaslit
TMDb: 3
N/A

A modern take on the 1970s political Watergate scandal centering on untold stories and forgotten characters of the time.

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The First Lady

The First Lady

The First Lady
TMDb: 5.8
55 min

A revelatory reframing of American leadership through the lens of the First Ladies. Exploring everything from their journeys to Washington, family life, and world-changing political contributions, the impact of the…

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Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast
IMDb: 6.3
88

In 1999, teen Rocío Wanninkhof is murdered. Her mother’s ex-partner, Dolores Vázquez, is suspected. Did she do it? A second victim reveals the truth.

Chernobyl

Chernobyl

Chernobyl
IMDb: 4.3
136

Chernobyl: Abyss is the first major Russian feature film about the aftermath of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station, when hundreds of people sacrificed their lives to clean…

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture
IMDb: 5.7
98

A chainsaw-wielding George Washington teams with beer-loving bro Sam Adams to take down the Brits in a tongue-in-cheek riff on the American Revolution.

Diana

Diana

Diana
IMDb: n/A
N/A

A princess thrust onto the world stage. The tabloid media captivated by her beauty and vulnerability. The globe’s most celebrated monarchy disrupted. This is the story of the most famous…

The Rebels of PT-218

The Rebels of PT-218

The Rebels of PT-218
IMDb: n/A
N/A

PT-218: THE REBELS OF WWII not only tells a true story, but gives us never seen details of what happened in 1942. At the height of WWII, the Atlantic Ocean…

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
Hansan: Yongui Chulhyeon

Hansan: Yongui Chulhyeon

Hansan: Yongui Chulhyeon
IMDb: 6.8
130

In 1592, admiral Yi Sun-sin and his fleet face off against the might of the invading Japanese navy and its formidable warships. As the Korean forces fall into crisis, the…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Medieval

Medieval

Medieval
IMDb: 6.5
126

The story of 14th century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Woman King

The Woman King

The Woman King
IMDb: 6.1
135

The story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Bandit

Bandit

Bandit
IMDb: 6
126

After escaping a Michigan prison, a charming career criminal assumes a new identity in Canada and goes on to rob a record 59 banks and jewellery stores while being hunted…

Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Amsterdam
IMDb: 6.2
134

In the 1930s, three friends—a doctor, a nurse, and an attorney—witness a murder, become suspects themselves and uncover one of the most outrageous plots in North American history.

Rosaline

Rosaline

Rosaline
IMDb: 6.2
96

Left heartbroken after Romeo begins to pursue her cousin Juliet, Rosaline schemes to foil the famous romance and win back her guy in this comedic twist of Shakespeare’s Romeo and…

The Redeem Team

The Redeem Team

The Redeem Team
IMDb: 7.4
98

Using unprecedented Olympic footage and behind-the-scenes material, The Redeem Team tells the story of the US Olympic Men’s Basketball Team’s quest for gold at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing…

Argentina, 1985

Argentina, 1985

Argentina, 1985
IMDb: 8
140

Argentina, 1985 is inspired by the true story of Julio Strassera, Luis Moreno Ocampo and their young legal team of unlikely heroes in their David-vs-Goliath battle in which, under constant…

Im Westen nichts Neues

Im Westen nichts Neues

Im Westen nichts Neues
IMDb: 8
147

Paul Baumer and his friends Albert and Muller, egged on by romantic dreams of heroism, voluntarily enlist in the German army. Full of excitement and patriotic fervour, the boys enthusiastically…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Descendant

Descendant

Descendant
IMDb: 7
111

History exists beyond what is written. The Africatown residents in Mobile, Alabama, have shared stories about their origins for generations. Their community was founded by enslaved ancestors who were transported…

Tmunat Hanitzahon

Tmunat Hanitzahon

Tmunat Hanitzahon
IMDb: 7.1
128

1948: an Egyptian filmmaker is creating newsreel stories about a volunteer force tasked to liberate Palestinian farmers. The journey propels him towards a chance encounter with a tenacious young leader…

Genre: Drama, History, War
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…

Hostile Territory

Hostile Territory

Hostile Territory
IMDb: 4.3
94

Former P.O.W. Jack Calgrove moves Heaven and Earth to be reunited with his children following the Civil War. After returning home, Jack discovers that his wife has tragically died and…