History Movies
Union Bound

Union Bound

Union Bound
IMDb: 3.2
104

The True Story of Sargent Joseph Hoover went to war to preserve the Union. After being captured and sent to a prisoner of war camp, he understood what it was…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Börü

Börü

Börü
IMDb: 8.4
146

Picking up from the explosive cliffhanger of the sixth episode of the miniseries, the film follows the harrowing coup attempt night of July 15th, and the Police Special Operations and…

The Brink’s Job

The Brink’s Job

The Brink’s Job
IMDb: 6.3
104

After a long period of bad luck, small-time criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink’s security transports, netting $30,000. Surprisingly, their robbery doesn’t make the press. Curious,…

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
IMDb: 7.4
105

A humble and simple Takezo abandons his life as a knight errant. He’s sought as a teacher and vassal by Shogun, Japan’s most powerful clan leader. He’s also challenged to…

Underwood

Underwood

Underwood
IMDb: 6.1
93

A decades old murder comes to light as an unknowing author uncovers a dark mystery while on a retreat. Haunted by a victim’s ghost, she now must find the killers…

Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple
IMDb: 7.7
103

After years on the road establishing his reputation as Japan’s greatest fencer, Takezo returns to Kyoto. Otsu waits for him, yet he has come not for her but to challenge…

Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works

Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works

Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works
IMDb: 7.8
90

In 1943, in a circus tent in Burbank, CA, a bunch of revolutionary thinkers first gathered together in secrecy to build America’s first jet fighter. They were rule benders, chance…

Capri-Revolution

Capri-Revolution

Capri-Revolution
IMDb: 6.8
122

In 1914, with Italy about to enter World War I, a commune of young artists from Northern Europe establishes itself on the rural island of Capri, a safe haven for…

Genre: Drama, History
No Surrender

No Surrender

No Surrender
IMDb: 7.8
N/A

During the 1940s, a girl was raped by a group of English soldiers, and three young Egyptians retaliate. The British soldier is being held at the Karamouz police station in…

Third Eye Spies

Third Eye Spies

Third Eye Spies
IMDb: 5.6
94

Two physicists discover psychic abilities are real only to have their experiments at Stanford co-opted by the CIA and their research silenced by the demands of secrecy. Yet, as both…

The Cold Blue

The Cold Blue

The Cold Blue
IMDb: 7.8
74

A meditation on youth, war and stunning bravery, featuring footage, taken from the National Archives, from the documentary filmed in 1943 by legendary Hollywood director William Wyler about the famous…

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
IMDb: 8.3
51

In the 1930s, a black postal carrier from Harlem named Victor Green published a book that was part travel guide and part survival guide. It was called The Negro Motorist…

Genre: Drama, Family, History
Birdy

Birdy

Birdy
IMDb: 7.3
120

Two young men are seriously affected by the Vietnam war. One of them has always been obsessed with birds – but now believes he really is a bird, and has…

Genre: Drama, History
The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
IMDb: 6.8
88

The life and career of Erwin Rommel and his involvement in the plot to assassinate Hitler.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
IMDb: 7.1
109

The film follows Kaspar Hauser (Bruno S.), who lived the first seventeen years of his life chained in a tiny cellar with only a toy horse to occupy his time,…

Genre: Drama, History
The Answer

The Answer

The Answer
IMDb: 7.2
108

In the quest for finding a deeper meaning to life, this is a true story of an American seeker who forsakes the worldly life to enter upon an amazing spiritual…

Genre: Family, History
Amundsen

Amundsen

Amundsen
IMDb: 6.6
125

Based on the true story of polar explorer, Roald Amundsen, this movie covers his life and the dangerous way to the pole.

Genre: Drama, History
The Krays

The Krays

The Krays
IMDb: 6.1
119

The Krays is a film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays and were…

Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Compulsion

Compulsion

Compulsion
IMDb: 7.5
103

Two close friends, arrogantly and without remorse, kidnap and murder a young boy. They are caught and put to trial where their larger-than-life defense lawyer blames the Establishment for their…

Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods
IMDb: 4.5
99

Action epic sees a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother Hakan The Ferrocious, whose people…

Copperhead

Copperhead

Copperhead
IMDb: 5.6
120

A family is torn apart during the American Civil War.

Genre: Drama, History
Son of God

Son of God

Son of God
IMDb: 5.7
138

The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.

Pompeii

Pompeii

Pompeii
IMDb: 5.5
105

In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has…

Pride

Pride

Pride
IMDb: 7.8
119

Comedy-drama based on a true story set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At…

Jobs

Jobs

Jobs
IMDb: 5.9
128

The story of Steve Jobs’ ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

Savannah

Savannah

Savannah
IMDb: 6.0
101

Savannah is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change…

The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men
IMDb: 6.1
118

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Ironclad

Ironclad

Ironclad
IMDb: 6.2
121

In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the…

The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman
IMDb: 6.2
111

In 1857, at the height of his fame and fortune, novelist and social critic Charles Dickens meets and falls in love with teenage stage actress Nelly Ternan. As she becomes…

Parkland

Parkland

Parkland
IMDb: 6.4
94

November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real…

Centurion

Centurion

Centurion
IMDb: 6.4
97

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus’ legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the…

The Retrieval

The Retrieval

The Retrieval
IMDb: 6.6
91

On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.

Emperor

Emperor

Emperor
IMDb: 6.5
105

As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Escobar: Paradise Lost

Escobar: Paradise Lost

Escobar: Paradise Lost
IMDb: 6.5
120

For Pablo Escobar family is everything. When young surfer Nick falls for Escobar’s niece, Maria, he finds his life on the line when he’s pulled into the dangerous world of…

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Robin Hood
IMDb: 6.7
140

When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man’s sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert’s identity; romances his widow,…

Beyond the Edge

Beyond the Edge

Beyond the Edge
IMDb: 6.8
93

A 3D feature film about Sir Edmund Hillary’s monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 – an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.

Midway

Midway

Midway
IMDb: 6.8
132

This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Anonymous

Anonymous

Anonymous
IMDb: 6.9
130

Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere,…

For No Good Reason

For No Good Reason

For No Good Reason
IMDb: 7.0
89

For No Good Reason a film about Ralph Steadman. Johnny Depp guides the visually stunning journey, smashing narrative conventions, moving seamlessly from interview to animation and in the finest Gonzo…

The Railway Man

The Railway Man

The Railway Man
IMDb: 7.1
116

A victim from World War II’s “Death Railway” sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.