History Movies
Radium Girls (2020)

Radium Girls (2020)

Radium Girls (2020)
IMDb: 6.8
102 min

Young women toiling in a factory are exposed to hazardous material which takes a disastrous toll on their health.

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Genre: Drama, History
Witchfinder General (1968)

Witchfinder General (1968)

Witchfinder General (1968)
IMDb: 6.8
86 min

England, 1645. The cruel civil war between Royalists and Parliamentarians that is ravaging the country causes an era of chaos and legal arbitrariness that allows unscrupulous men to profit by…

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Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Fortress of War (2010)

Fortress of War (2010)

Fortress of War (2010)
IMDb: 7.5
138 min

A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
To Keep the Light (2016)

To Keep the Light (2016)

To Keep the Light (2016)
IMDb: 5.8
88 min

Inspired by true stories, a lighthouse keeper’s wife struggles with her work and her sanity as she cares for her sick husband in 19th century Maine. When a mysterious stranger…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Atomic Cafe (1982)

The Atomic Cafe (1982)

The Atomic Cafe (1982)
IMDb: 7.6
86 min

A disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government-issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety.

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Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
IMDb: 7.5
125 min

Author P.L. Travers looks back on her childhood while reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
The Climbers (2019)

The Climbers (2019)

The Climbers (2019)
IMDb: 5.5
125 min

May 1960. Mount Everest, the second step under the cliff. The four members of the China Everest Climbing Commando are attacking the most difficult and most difficult “second step”. This…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Jesus (2020)

Jesus (2020)

Jesus (2020)
IMDb: 3.6
130 min

From the bustling streets of Jerusalem to the raging Sea of Galilee, join Peter, Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene, and a multitude of others as they journey alongside the most famous person…

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Genre: Family, History, Music
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
IMDb: 8.0
117 min

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.

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Genre: Drama, History
Lone Survivor (2013)

Lone Survivor (2013)

Lone Survivor (2013)
IMDb: 7.5
121 min

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Utøya: July 22 (2018)

Utøya: July 22 (2018)

Utøya: July 22 (2018)
IMDb: 7.2
93 min

The movie tells the story about a girl who has to hide and survive from a right wing terrorist while looking for her little sister during the terrorist attacks in…

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Genre: Drama, History
Default (2018)

Default (2018)

Default (2018)
IMDb: 6.6
114 min

Only one week left until South Korea will go under sovereign default. Han Shi-Hyun is a leader of the monetary policy team at the Bank of Korea. and is assigned…

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Genre: Drama, History
Return of the Hero (2018)

Return of the Hero (2018)

Return of the Hero (2018)
IMDb: 6.5
90 min

France, 1809. Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up.

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Genre: Comedy, History
Punk Samurai Slash Down (2018)

Punk Samurai Slash Down (2018)

Punk Samurai Slash Down (2018)
IMDb: 5.7
130 min

Junoshin Kake is a ronin. To get hired by the Kurokaze Han, he lies and tells them that a religious group is trying to destroy them. He gets hired by…

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Operation Chromite (2016)

Operation Chromite (2016)

Operation Chromite (2016)
IMDb: 6.2
111 min

A squad of soldiers fight in the Korean War’s crucial Battle of Incheon.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Marie Curie (2016)

Marie Curie (2016)

Marie Curie (2016)
IMDb: 5.5
100 min

The most turbulent five years in the life of a genius woman: Between 1905, where Marie Curie comes with Pierre Curie to Stockholm to be awarded the Nobel Prize for…

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Genre: Drama, History
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016)

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016)

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016)
IMDb: 6.8
106 min

Before Dawn charts the years of exile in the life of famous Jewish Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, his inner struggle for the “right attitude” towards the events in war torn…

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Genre: Drama, History
Viking (2016)

Viking (2016)

Viking (2016)
IMDb: 4.5
142 min

The early Middle Ages. A time of heavy swords and dark blood law. The ruling clan is in discord. The guilt for the accidental death of the brother has fallen…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Cokeville Miracle (2015)

The Cokeville Miracle (2015)

The Cokeville Miracle (2015)
IMDb: 5.2
94 min

On May 9, 1986, a small ranching community in Wyoming experiences a divine intervention when a couple detonates a bomb inside a crowded classroom.

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Stonewall (2015)

Stonewall (2015)

Stonewall (2015)
IMDb: 5.2
129 min

Kicked out by his parents, a gay teenager leaves small-town Indiana for New York’s Greenwich Village, where growing discrimination against the gay community leads to riots on June 28, 1969.

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Genre: Drama, History
Last Days in the Desert (2016)

Last Days in the Desert (2016)

Last Days in the Desert (2016)
IMDb: 5.6
98 min

On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.

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The Girl King (2015)

The Girl King (2015)

The Girl King (2015)
IMDb: 5.9
106 min

A portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no…

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Admiral (2015)

Admiral (2015)

Admiral (2015)
IMDb: 7.0
151 min

When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and faces its own civil war no less, only one man, Michael de Ruyter, can lead…

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Gorillas in the Mist (1988)

Gorillas in the Mist (1988)

Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
IMDb: 7.0
129 min

The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.

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Genre: Drama, History
Sword of Vengeance (2014)

Sword of Vengeance (2014)

Sword of Vengeance (2014)
IMDb: 4.4
87 min

Returning to his homeland after years of slavery, a Norman prince seeks revenge on his father’s murderer – his ruthless uncle, Earl Durant. Gaining the trust of a band of…

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Genre: History
Suffragette (2015)

Suffragette (2015)

Suffragette (2015)
IMDb: 6.9
106 min

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

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Genre: Drama, History
Queen of the Desert (2015)

Queen of the Desert (2015)

Queen of the Desert (2015)
IMDb: 5.7
128 min

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell’s life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

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Chariots of Fire (1981)

Chariots of Fire (1981)

Chariots of Fire (1981)
IMDb: 7.2
125 min

In the class-obsessed and religiously divided UK of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell, a devout Christian born to Scottish missionaries…

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Genre: Drama, History
Das Boot (1981)

Das Boot (1981)

Das Boot (1981)
IMDb: 8.3
149 min

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Gallipoli (1981)

Gallipoli (1981)

Gallipoli (1981)
IMDb: 7.4
110 min

As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank—both agile runners—become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves…

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American Pop (1981)

American Pop (1981)

American Pop (1981)
IMDb: 7.3
96 min

The history of American popular music runs parallel with the history of a Russian Jewish immigrant family, with each male descendant possessing different musical abilities.

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In the Life of Music (2019)

In the Life of Music (2019)

In the Life of Music (2019)
IMDb: 7.2
92 min

An intergenerational tale that explores love, war, and a family’s relationship to ‘Champa Battambang,’ made famous by Sinn Sisamouth, “The King of Cambodian Music”. Exploring three different decades, it depicts…

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Genre: Drama, Family, History
Hatred (2016)

Hatred (2016)

Hatred (2016)
IMDb: 7.6
150 min

Summer of 1939. Zosia is a young Polish girl who is deeply in love with Ukrainian Petro. Their great love will be put to the test when her father decides…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Casualties of War (1989)

Casualties of War (1989)

Casualties of War (1989)
IMDb: 7.1
113 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Roger & Me (1989)

Roger & Me (1989)

Roger & Me (1989)
IMDb: 7.4
91 min

A documentary about the closure of General Motors’ plant at Flint, Michigan, which resulted in the loss of 30,000 jobs. Details the attempts of filmmaker Michael Moore to get an…

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Jesters: The Game Changers (2019)

Jesters: The Game Changers (2019)

Jesters: The Game Changers (2019)
IMDb: 6.3
108 min

A ‘gang of clowns’, that fabricates rumors throughout the country, creates legendary stories about the king at the request by HAN Myeong-hoe, the most powerful man in the kingdom.

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Genre: History
Nazi Art Thieves (2017)

Nazi Art Thieves (2017)

Nazi Art Thieves (2017)
IMDb: N/A
54 min

This film examines the mechanisms of Nazi extortion during World War II, and is interspersed with current issues surrounding restitutions. It retraces the incredible stories of 3 major works having…

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Genre: History
The Royal Tailor (2014)

The Royal Tailor (2014)

The Royal Tailor (2014)
IMDb: 7.0
127 min

Depicts the love lives, jealousies and desires of those that work within the Sanguiwon during the Joseon Dynasty period. The Sanguiwon are responsible for the attire worn by royalty. Dol-Seok…

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Genre: Drama, History
Jakob the Liar (1999)

Jakob the Liar (1999)

Jakob the Liar (1999)
IMDb: 6.6
120 min

In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out after curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Henry V (1989)

Henry V (1989)

Henry V (1989)
IMDb: 7.5
137 min

Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare’s play about the English King’s bloody conquest of France.

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Genre: Drama, History, War