History Movies
United Red Army

United Red Army

United Red Army
IMDb: 7.1
190

The film is told in three acts, beginning with a historical background of Japan’s student movement of the 1960s and early 1970s, mostly using archive footage and a narrator. The…

Red Dog

Red Dog

Red Dog
IMDb: 6.3
99

On the Eastern front in 1941, German troops attack a Red Army’s field hospital destroying it and causing a massive loss of life. The surviving soldiers try to fight back…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Guns The Evolution of Firearms

Guns The Evolution of Firearms

Guns The Evolution of Firearms
IMDb: N/A
280 min

The greatest gift of mankind over beasts is his ability to craft and use tools. From the simple stone axe to modern warfare technology the relationship between man and survival…

Status: Ended
Robin Roberts Presents: The Mahalia Jackson Story

Robin Roberts Presents: The Mahalia Jackson Story

Robin Roberts Presents: The Mahalia Jackson Story
IMDb: 8.9
N/A

The true story of Mahalia Jackson, who began singing at an early age and went on to become one of the most revered gospel figures in U.S. history, melding her…

Genre: Drama, History
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later
IMDb: 7.8
N/A

Manon Lescaut

Manon Lescaut

Manon Lescaut
IMDb: 6.4
91

There is nothing we can do against the call of love. Amiens, 1713. Des Grieux is a noble young student, wise for his years, who’s preparing to become a knight…

Genre: History, TV Movie
Enfant Terrible

Enfant Terrible

Enfant Terrible
IMDb: 6.2
134

When 22-year-old Rainer Werner Fassbinder storms the stage of a small, progressive theatre in Munich 1967, and seizes the production without further ado, nobody suspects this brazen young rebel to…

Genre: Drama, History
Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade
IMDb: 4.8
N/A

The 2019 film Roe v. Wade is based on the American landmark decision of the same name, issued in 1973 by the U.S. Supreme Court on the issue of the…

Genre: Drama, History
A Twelve-Year Night

A Twelve-Year Night

A Twelve-Year Night
IMDb: 7.6
122

Uruguay, 1973. Having been crushed by the military dictatorship, surviving members of the Tupamaro guerillas are imprisoned and tortured. They must find a way to endure the coming 12 years.

Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Allegiance

Allegiance

Allegiance
IMDb: 8.8
130

Inspired by the true-life experience of its star George Takei, Allegiance follows one family’s extraordinary journey in this untold American story following the events of Pearl Harbor. Their loyalty was…

Genre: Drama, History, Music
The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises
IMDb: 7.8
126

A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.

Flannery

Flannery

Flannery
IMDb: 8.2
97

A feature documentary directed by Elizabeth Coffman and Mark Bosco about American writer Flannery O’Connor.

Aferim!

Aferim!

Aferim!
IMDb: 7.6
108

Set in early 19th century Wallachia, Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an…

Genre: Drama, History
X-15

X-15

X-15
IMDb: 5.8
107

X-15 is a 1961 movie that tells a fictionalized account of the X-15 research rocket plane, the men who flew it and the women who loved them.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams

The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams

The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams
IMDb: 5.3
96

Amid the bitter divisiveness of the Civil War, Confederate Capt. Robert Adams (Julian Adams) feels the rift within his soul. Steadfastly loyal to the South, Adams also holds an unshakable…

Rid i natt!

Rid i natt!

Rid i natt!
IMDb: 6.2
106

“Ride tonight!” – In the south of Sweden, some farmers get into trouble when the German Count is forcing them to perform day labor for him. But a man refuses…

Genre: Drama, History
Winston Churchill: A Giant in the Century

Winston Churchill: A Giant in the Century

Winston Churchill: A Giant in the Century
IMDb: 7.5
92

A new look at the public and private life of one of the most important statesmen in the history of Europe: Winston Churchill (1874-1965), soldier, politician, writer, painter, leader of…

The History of the Pink Trunk

The History of the Pink Trunk

The History of the Pink Trunk
IMDb: 6.2
97

In 1945, in the train station of Bogota, Colombia, a dead girl is found in a trunk. The case is assigned to Detective Mariano Corzo, he has to deal with…

Genre: Crime, Drama, History
The Congress Dances

The Congress Dances

The Congress Dances
IMDb: 7
94

Vienna glove-sales-lady Christl falls in love to Czar Alexander. Metternich tries to use this to keep him out of the conferences of the Vienna Congress from 1815.

Genre: Comedy, History
Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth
IMDb: 7.4
94

The issues the miners strike for include equity in wages with Anglo workers, and health and safety issues. Ramon Quintero helps organize the strike, but at home he treats his…

Genre: Drama, History
The War on Democracy

The War on Democracy

The War on Democracy
IMDb: 8.2
96

Set both in Latin America and the United States, the film explores the historic and current relationship of Washington with countries such as Venezuela, Bolivia and Chile. Pilger says that…

Passage

Passage

Passage
IMDb: 6.5
90

With a unique blend of dramatic action and behind-the-scenes documentary footage, filmmaker John Walker shares the multi-layered story of British explorer Sir John Franklin and his crew of 128 men,…

Spirits’ Homecoming

Spirits’ Homecoming

Spirits’ Homecoming
IMDb: 6.3
127

Two Korean girls, Jung-Min (14) and Young-hee (15) are kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army and taken to a ‘Comfort Station’ in China. There, they join other kidnapped girls in…

Genre: Drama, History
Utu

Utu

Utu
IMDb: 7
118

In New Zealand in the 1860s the native Maori people fought the British colonials to keep the land guaranteed to them by treaty. The warrior Te Wheke fights for the…

Chuck Norris vs Communism

Chuck Norris vs Communism

Chuck Norris vs Communism
IMDb: 7.5
78

In late eighties, in Ceausescu’s Romania, a black market VHS bootlegger and a courageous female translator brought the magic of Western films to the Romanian people and sowed the seeds…

A Royal Affair

A Royal Affair

A Royal Affair
IMDb: 7.5
137

A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.

The Last Supper

The Last Supper

The Last Supper
IMDb: 5.7
120

The story of two warring generals fighting for control of China at the end of the Qin Dynasty.

Genre: Action, History
Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe
IMDb: 6.7
137

This is a remake of Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the…

I Am The Blues

I Am The Blues

I Am The Blues
IMDb: 7.5
106

A musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta and Moonshine soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hill Country. Visiting the last…

Coven

Coven

Coven
IMDb: 6.1
92

French Basque Country, year 1609. The men of the region have gone to sea. Amaia participates with other girls of the village in a coven celebrated in the forest. Judge…

Genre: Drama, History
LA 92

LA 92

LA 92
IMDb: 8.2
114

Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, LA 92 immerses viewers in that tumultuous period through…

They Fought for Their Motherland

They Fought for Their Motherland

They Fought for Their Motherland
IMDb: 8
137

In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Russian army protects the bridgehead of the Don River against the German army while the retreating Russian troops…

Genre: History, War
Against the Law

Against the Law

Against the Law
IMDb: 6.9
84

The film tells the story of Peter Wildeblood, a thoughtful and private gay journalist whose affair with a handsome serviceman he met in Piccadilly – during the time homosexuality was…

Video Games: The Movie

Video Games: The Movie

Video Games: The Movie
IMDb: 6.1
101

From executive producer Zach Braff and director Jeremy Snead, “Video Games: The Movie” is an epic feature length documentary chronicling the meteoric rise of video games from nerd niche to…

The Singer

The Singer

The Singer
IMDb: 6.3
119

In the era of corruption, Hak-gyu sings songs and tells stories on the street with his band. One day, Hak-gyu’s wife Gan-nan is kidnapped by gangsters and his daughter Cheong…

Genre: Drama, History
The Edge of Love

The Edge of Love

The Edge of Love
IMDb: 6.3
110

When the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas and his flirtatious wife Caitlin sweep into war-torn London, the last thing they expect is to bump into Dylan’s childhood sweetheart Vera. Despite her…

The Age of Blood

The Age of Blood

The Age of Blood
IMDb: 5.8
103

Ancient Korea, 1728. Swordsman Kim Ho, guard of King Yeong-jo of Joseon, is demoted and sent to work in Uigeumbu prison. When night falls, the prison is assaulted by the…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Inside the Mind of Agatha Christie

Inside the Mind of Agatha Christie

Inside the Mind of Agatha Christie
IMDb: 7.1
45

Surpassed only by the Bible and Shakespeare, Agatha Christie is the most successful writer of all time. We all know her characters and incredible plot twists, but what do we…

Dachau: Death Camp

Dachau: Death Camp

Dachau: Death Camp
IMDb: 5.2
N/A

Interviews with those who were there and their family members. A Unique insight into the Nazi’s first Concentration Camp.

Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records

Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records

Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records
IMDb: 7.9
95

The true story of punks, queers, & criminals on a ride with two men who accidentally changed music along the way.