History Movies
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
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…

Genre: Drama, History, War
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…

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…

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.

Dream Horse

Dream Horse

Dream Horse
IMDb: 6.3
113

The inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to…

Edge of the World

Edge of the World

Edge of the World
IMDb: 6.5
104

Biopic about Sir James Brooke, the British adventurer who became King of Sarawak in the 1840’s and embarked on a lifelong crusade to end piracy and head-hunting – only to…

Genre: Drama, History
Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island
IMDb: 4.6
N/A

During the last desperate months of World War II, an Allied mission to regain Ramree Island off the coast of Burma ends in horror when an embattled group of soldiers…

Genre: History, Horror, War
Oslo

Oslo

Oslo
IMDb: 8.6
118

The true story of negotiations between implacable enemies — the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian…

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally
IMDb: 7.3
107

The life of American woman Mildred Gillars and her lawyer, who struggles to redeem her reputation. Dubbed “Axis Sally” for broadcasting Nazi propaganda to American troops during World War II,…

Genre: 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…

Genre: History
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: 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: 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.

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
IMDb: 7.1
141

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man
IMDb: 7.1
100

Featuring some of the most spectacular, innovative and explosive martial arts ever staged, The Legend Is Born is the remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the…

Casualties of War

Casualties of War

Casualties of War
IMDb: 7.1
113

During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. Based on the actual events of an incident on…

Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Little Boy

Little Boy

Little Boy
IMDb: 7.4
106

An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
The Physician

The Physician

The Physician
IMDb: 7.2
155

The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become…

Genre: Drama, History
War Horse

War Horse

War Horse
IMDb: 7.2
146

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth
IMDb: 7.3
129

Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that…