History Movies
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…

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…

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
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 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…

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.

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…

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 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
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…

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
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…

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
Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel
IMDb: 7.3
175

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

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..

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
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
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
DNA

DNA

DNA
IMDb: 5.8
90

DNA revolves around a woman with close ties to a beloved Algerian grandfather who protected her from a toxic home life as a child. When he dies, it triggers a…

Genre: 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…

Shogun

Shogun

Shogun
IMDb: 7.9
125

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

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
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
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
Your Name Engraved Herein

Your Name Engraved Herein

Your Name Engraved Herein
IMDb: 6.9
118

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

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
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
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.

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
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…

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.

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.

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
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
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