History Movies
While at War

While at War

While at War
IMDb: 7.2
107 min

Salamanca, Spain, 1936. In the early days of the military rebellion that began the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), writer Miguel de Unamuno supports the uprising in the hope that the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones
IMDb: 7.2
141 min

In 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travels to Ukraine, where he experiences the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet secret service who are…

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Return of the Hero

Return of the Hero

Return of the Hero
IMDb: 6.4
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
The Black Prince

The Black Prince

The Black Prince
IMDb: 6.6
118 min

The Black Prince follows the story of the last Sikh Maharaja — the son of the powerful ruler Ranjit Singh — who was placed on the throne at the age…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Hunt for Transylvanian Gold

The Hunt for Transylvanian Gold

The Hunt for Transylvanian Gold
IMDb: 7.5
50 min

The mysterious appearance of massive golden bracelets in int’l antiquarian circles uncovers an inside story of the looting of a 2000 yr-old Transylvanian golden-hoard. Police investigations…

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A Hidden Life

A Hidden Life

A Hidden Life
IMDb: 7.7
174 min

Based on real events, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Panipat

Panipat

Panipat
IMDb: 6.0
165 min

During 18th century India, the Marathas emerged as the most powerful empire in the nation until the Afghan King Ahmad Shah Abdali plans to take over India. Sadashiv Rao Bhau…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
IMDb: 9.0
131 min

When Aurangzeb recruits his trusted soldier Udaybhan to control the Kondhana fort, Shivaji’s military leader Tanhaji Malusare and his army of Maratha warriors set out to recapture the fortress.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Two Popes

The Two Popes

The Two Popes
IMDb: 7.7
125 min

Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict. Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Ip Man 4: The Finale

Ip Man 4: The Finale

Ip Man 4: The Finale
IMDb: N/A
105 min

Following the death of his wife, Ip Man travels to San Francisco to ease tensions between the local kung fu masters and his star student, Bruce Lee, while searching for…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Begum Jaan

Begum Jaan

Begum Jaan
IMDb: 5.5
128 min

On the eve of Independence, the chairman of the Border Commission, Sir Cyril Radcliffe decides to divide India and Pakistan into equitable halves. What the administration doesn’t account for is…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Story of the Kelly Gang

The Story of the Kelly Gang

The Story of the Kelly Gang
IMDb: 6.2
70 min

Just as Fritz Lang’s Metropolis (1927) is testimony to German silent film art, The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906) symbolises both the birth of the Australian film industry and…

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Queen Marie of Romania

Queen Marie of Romania

Queen Marie of Romania
IMDb: 9.7
110 min

Devastated by the First World War and plunged into political controversy, Romania’s every hope accompanies its Queen on her mission to Paris, to lobby for its great unification’s international recognition…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Rise of Eve

The Rise of Eve

The Rise of Eve
IMDb: N/A
123 min

For all the shame we hide For all the blame assigned It’s time we have our say On how we are defined

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The Secret of China

The Secret of China

The Secret of China
IMDb: N/A
N/A

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Genre: History, War
Dark Waters

Dark Waters

Dark Waters
IMDb: 7.3
126 min

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against the DuPont chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

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Genre: Drama, History
1900

1900

1900
IMDb: 7.7
317 min

Set in Bertolucci’s ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the…

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The Report

The Report

The Report
IMDb: 7.0
119 min

The story of Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the US Senate’s sweeping study into the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program, which was found to be brutal, immoral and ineffective. With…

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Genre: Drama, History
Sin

Sin

Sin
IMDb: N/A
N/A

The life of Michelangelo Buonarroti.

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Genre: Drama, History
An Officer and a Spy

An Officer and a Spy

An Officer and a Spy
IMDb: 7.3
132 min

In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil’s Island.

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Genre: Drama, History
Ford v Ferrari

Ford v Ferrari

Ford v Ferrari
IMDb: 7.4
152 min

American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Mao Zedong 1949

Mao Zedong 1949

Mao Zedong 1949
IMDb: 4.3
140 min

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Genre: History
The Silent Revolution

The Silent Revolution

The Silent Revolution
IMDb: 7.5
111 min

Stalinstadt, East Germany, 1956. While the Hungarian uprising against Soviets is taking place, teenage members of a classroom of the local school perform a seemingly harmless act that causes unexpected…

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Genre: Drama, History
Midway

Midway

Midway
IMDb: N/A
138 min

The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan

Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan

Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan
IMDb: 8.0
118 min

For three and a half hours, in the pouring rain, amid the mud and shattered trees of a rubber plantation called Long Tan, Major Harry Smith and his dispersed company…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Punk Samurai Slash Down

Punk Samurai Slash Down

Punk Samurai Slash Down
IMDb: 6.0
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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Harriet

Harriet

Harriet
IMDb: 5.7
125 min

The story of Harriet Tubman, who helped free hundreds of slaves from the South after escaping from slavery herself in 1849.

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Genre: Drama, History
Judy

Judy

Judy
IMDb: 7.2
118 min

Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

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Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name
IMDb: 6.5
118 min

The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
I, Olga Hepnarova

I, Olga Hepnarova

I, Olga Hepnarova
IMDb: 6.6
105 min

Olga is a complex young woman desperate to break free from her unfeeling family and social conventions. With her Louise Brooks-like tomboyish looks she drags herself, chain-smoking, from one job…

Genre: Drama, History
The Kill Team

The Kill Team

The Kill Team
IMDb: 7.3
87 min

When Andrew Briggman a young soldier in the US invasion of Afghanistan, witnesses other recruits killing innocent civilians under the direction of a sadistic leader, Sergeant Deeks he considers reporting…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Robert the Bruce

Robert the Bruce

Robert the Bruce
IMDb: 5.6
124 min

The story of nobleman-turned-outlaw hero who was was crowned king of Scots in the 14th century.

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Genre: History
Africa, Blood & Beauty

Africa, Blood & Beauty

Africa, Blood & Beauty
IMDb: 6.9
90 min

This film speaks of archaic peoples, their customs and mores, in an attempt to make the last snapshots of their traditional lifestyles before they are gone for good.

Pope Vs. Hitler

Pope Vs. Hitler

Pope Vs. Hitler
IMDb: 6.7
N/A

In the darkest days of World War II, St. Peter’s was shrouded in the shadow of the swastika. But even as the Führer surrounded him, the Pope was plotting a…

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Mission Mangal

Mission Mangal

Mission Mangal
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

A team of Indian scientists at ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) take on the extraordinary task of successfully sending a satellite into the orbit of planet Mars in a country’s…

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Genre: Drama, History
Hong Kong Rescue

Hong Kong Rescue

Hong Kong Rescue
IMDb: 5.2
N/A

The movie “Hong Kong Rescue” recounts the outbreak of the Pacific War on December 8, 1941. Hong Kong was occupied by the Japanese army and expelled millions of Hong Kong…

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The Princess and the Matchmaker

The Princess and the Matchmaker

The Princess and the Matchmaker
IMDb: 6.2
110 min

The film will follow Princess Songhwa, who refuses her fate to marry one of four suitors. While Seo Do-yoon, skilled at interpreting marital harmony signs is selected as the person…

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Mother Night

Mother Night

Mother Night
IMDb: 7.2
114 min

An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role…

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Genre: Drama, History
Ask for Jane

Ask for Jane

Ask for Jane
IMDb: 8.2
108 min

A group of college students develop an underground network that helps women get abortions in the pre-Roe vs. Wade Chicago.

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Genre: Drama, History
Brecht

Brecht

Brecht
IMDb: 6.4
187 min

Bertolt Brecht, a theatre revolutionary, poet of the state, outsider, looks back on his life in 1956, the year of his death, in East Berlin: from provocations in the Augsburg…

Genre: Drama, History