History Movies
The Kashmir Files

The Kashmir Files

The Kashmir Files
IMDb: 8.3
170 min

Based on a true tragedy, the emotionally triggering film sheds light on the plight of Kashmiri Pandits (Hindus), a religious minority in the 1990s Kashmir valley, who were compelled to…

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The Survivor (2021)

The Survivor (2021)

The Survivor (2021)
IMDb: 6.8
129 min

Harry Haft is a boxer who fought fellow prisoners in the concentration camps to survive. Haunted by the memories and his guilt, he attempts to use high-profile fights against boxing…

Genre: Drama, History
Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era
IMDb: 7.7
124 min

Following up to 2019’s feature film, the Crawley and Downton families received royal visits from King and Queen Of Great Britain.

Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat
IMDb: 6.9
128 min

Operation Mincemeat’s story is unusual in the world of WW2 stories. It’s a strange and seductive cinematic mix of high-level intelligence and clever fiction. The stakes couldn’t be higher. Michelle…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Foxhole

Foxhole

Foxhole
IMDb: N/A
95 min

Unfolding over the span of 36 hours in three separate wars – The American Civil War, World War I, and Iraq – FOXHOLE follows five soldiers confined in a foxhole…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Princess of Montpensier

The Princess of Montpensier

The Princess of Montpensier
IMDb: 6.5
139 min

Set in the high courts of 16th Century France, where the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants are raging. Marie de Mézières, a beautiful young aristocrat, is in love…

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Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale – Part 1: The Sun Flag

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale – Part 1: The Sun Flag

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale – Part 1: The Sun Flag
IMDb: 7.5
144 min

An indigenous clan-based people living in harmony with nature find their way of life threatened when violent interlopers from another culture arrive, intent on seizing their natural resources and enslaving…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Guillotines

The Guillotines

The Guillotines
IMDb: 4.8
112 min

In the time of the Qing Dynasty, the Emperor Yongzheng created a secret army known as the Guillotines. It was the job of the Guillotines to protect the Emperor by…

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Resurrection (2021)

Resurrection (2021)

Resurrection (2021)
IMDb: 6.2
96 min

In Resurrection, Jesus’ followers are hunted, leaderless and desperately searching for understanding, but when Jesus rises from the dead, they realize that hope didn’t die on the cross. It lives…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Almond Tree

The Almond Tree

The Almond Tree
IMDb: N/A
N/A

At the end of the eighties, Stella, Victor, Adèle and Etienne are 20. They pass the entrance exam to Les Amandiers, the drama school founded by Patrice Chéreau.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Where Is Anne Frank

Where Is Anne Frank

Where Is Anne Frank
IMDb: 6.5
99 min

Kitty is Anne Frank’s imaginary friend and the film tells her story. Kitty, a fiery teenage girl, wakes up in Anne Frank’s Amsterdam house and sets out on a quest…

The Nightingale (2023)

The Nightingale (2023)

The Nightingale (2023)
IMDb: N/A
N/A

The lives of two sisters living in France are torn apart at the onset of World War II.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Man of God

Man of God

Man of God
IMDb: 7.2
109 min

Unjustly exiled, convicted and slandered with no cause Man of God portrays Saint Nektarios from Aegina’s trials and tribulations while preaching God’s Word.

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Genre: Drama, History
Lost Illusions

Lost Illusions

Lost Illusions
IMDb: 7.5
149 min

The story of how a Parisian young man dreams of becoming a writer, and then falls to his death as a journalist

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Demetrius and the Gladiators

Demetrius and the Gladiators

Demetrius and the Gladiators
IMDb: 6.6
101 min

The story picks up at the point where “The Robe” ends, following the martyrdom of Diana and Marcellus. Christ’s robe is conveyed to Peter for safe-keeping, but the emperor Caligula…

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Air Force

Air Force

Air Force
IMDb: 7.0
124 min

The crew of an Air Force bomber arrives in Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese attack and is sent on to Manila to help with the defense of…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Mayerling

Mayerling

Mayerling
IMDb: 6.2
140 min

Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria clashes with his father, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria, over implementing progressive policies for their country. Rudolf soon feels he is a man born…

The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister
IMDb: 6.3
112 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: Drama, History
How to Change the World

How to Change the World

How to Change the World
IMDb: 7.6
110 min

In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to…

Genre: History
The Married Couple of the Year Two

The Married Couple of the Year Two

The Married Couple of the Year Two
IMDb: 6.6
98 min

After his escape to America in the year 1787 Nicolas Phillibert wants to marry a rich American heiress. In his homeland France he is still married however to the pretty…

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Caligula and Messalina

Caligula and Messalina

Caligula and Messalina
IMDb: 3.6
155 min

Rome, circa 40 AD. During the brief reign of the cruel, perverted, and insane Roman ruler, Emperor Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, known as Caligula, seductive Messalina worked to increase…

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Genre: History, Romance
The Image You Missed

The Image You Missed

The Image You Missed
IMDb: 6.7
74 min

An Irish filmmaker grapples with the legacy of his estranged father, the late documentarian Arthur MacCaig, through MacCaig's decades-spanning archive of the conflict in Northern Ireland. Drawing on over 30…

Genre: History
The Last Man on the Moon

The Last Man on the Moon

The Last Man on the Moon
IMDb: 7.4
95 min

When Apollo astronaut Eugene Cernan stepped off the moon in 1972 he left his footprints and his daughter's initials in the lunar dust. For decades later, shares his epic but…

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El cantante

El cantante

El cantante
IMDb: 5.4
106 min

The rise and fall of salsa singer, Héctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002. In the early 1960s, Héctor arrives…

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Sodom and Gomorrah (Cast & crew)

Sodom and Gomorrah (Cast & crew)

Sodom and Gomorrah (Cast & crew)
IMDb: 5.7
154 min

Sex, torture, and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes that his people can co-exist with the Sodomites–a disastrous decision.

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America, America

America, America

America, America
IMDb: 7.8
174 min

Elia Kazan, ethnic Greek but Turkish by birth, tells the story of the struggles of his uncle – in this account named Stavros Topouzoglou – in emigrating to America. In…

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Genre: History
The Gospel According to Matthew

The Gospel According to Matthew

The Gospel According to Matthew
IMDb: 7.7
137 min

Along a rocky, barren coastline, Jesus begins teaching, primarily using parables. He attracts disciples; he's stern, brusque, and demanding. He comes to bring a sword, not peace, he says. He's…

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Genre: Drama, History
Valkyrie: The Plot to Kill Hitler

Valkyrie: The Plot to Kill Hitler

Valkyrie: The Plot to Kill Hitler
IMDb: 7.3
115 min

Created as a companion documentary to the film Valkyrie, this documentary details the true story behind the plot to assassinate Adolph Hitler.

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Genre: History, War
Marthe Richard

Marthe Richard

Marthe Richard
IMDb: 5.5
95 min

Marthe Richard's work as a spy is forgotten today in France and she's mainly remembered for a famous law which closed the brothels after WW2;Marthe was a former prostitute herself.Her…

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Genre: Drama, History
Northwest Passage

Northwest Passage

Northwest Passage
IMDb: 7.0
126 min

Based on the Kenneth Roberts novel of the same name, this film tells the story of two friends who join Rogers' Rangers, as the legendary elite force engages the enemy…

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United

United

United
IMDb: 7.4
94 min

Based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of…

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Genre: Drama, History
Kingdom of Conquerors

Kingdom of Conquerors

Kingdom of Conquerors
IMDb: 5.6
108 min

In the 1200s, a man arose whose ruthlessness was so feared, he emerged as the greatest empire builder ever known to mankind. Inspired by true historical events.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Anarchists

The Anarchists

The Anarchists
IMDb: 5.7
101 min

Brigadier Jean Albertini is chosen to infiltrate a group of anarchists.

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Farewell, My Queen

Farewell, My Queen

Farewell, My Queen
IMDb: 6.2
100 min

In July 1789, the French Revolution is rumbling. Far from the turmoil, at the Château de Versailles, King Louis XVI, Queen Marie-Antoinette and their courtiers keep on living their usual…

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Genre: Drama, History
Tales from the Golden Age

Tales from the Golden Age

Tales from the Golden Age
IMDb: 7.8
155 min

Several urban legends of Communist Romania are dramatized.

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Genre: Comedy, History
Rebel Dykes

Rebel Dykes

Rebel Dykes
IMDb: 7.7
89 min

REBEL DYKES is a full-length documentary about the explosion that happened when punk met feminism, told through the lives of a gang of lesbians in the riotous London of the…

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Saint Paul

Saint Paul

Saint Paul
IMDb: 6.4
170 min

Biblical epic from the book of Acts and Paul's epistles covering the conversion of Saul of Tarsus and his ministry to the Gentiles now known as Paul. Pursued by fellow…

Rome, Open City

Rome, Open City

Rome, Open City
IMDb: 8.0
103 min

The location: Nazi occupied-Rome. As Rome is classified an open city, most Romans can wander the streets without fear of the city being bombed or them being killed in the…

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Genre: Drama, History
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
IMDb: 7.6
120 min

The Final Days is the true story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to life. Sophie Scholl is the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Shadow In My Eye

The Shadow In My Eye

The Shadow In My Eye
IMDb: 7.4
107 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, History, War