History Movies
Finding Oscar

Finding Oscar

Finding Oscar
IMDb: 7.5
100

FINDING OSCAR is a feature length documentary about the search for justice in the devastating case of the Dos Erres massacre in Guatemala. That search leads to the trail of…

H. H. Holmes: Original Evil

H. H. Holmes: Original Evil

H. H. Holmes: Original Evil
IMDb: 6.4
N/A

Not Available

Mademoiselle Paradis

Mademoiselle Paradis

Mademoiselle Paradis
IMDb: 6.9
97

18th century Vienna. Maria Theresia von Paradis, a gifted piano player and close friend of Mozart’s, lost her eye-sight as a child. Desperate to cure their talented daughter, the Paradis…

Genre: Drama, History
The Legend of King Solomon

The Legend of King Solomon

The Legend of King Solomon
IMDb: 6.2
80

Not Available

Genre: History
Unconquered

Unconquered

Unconquered
IMDb: 6.6
146

Intrepid frontiersman Chris Holden foils the political and personal ambitions of renegade Martin Garth in the Ohio Valley following the French and Indian War.

The World in His Arms

The World in His Arms

The World in His Arms
IMDb: 7.4
104

Gregory Peck is a boisterous sea captain in the Pacific Coast, circa 1850, who has a plan to buy Alaska from the Russians… if they don’t kill him first.

The Times of Harvey Milk

The Times of Harvey Milk

The Times of Harvey Milk
IMDb: 7.9
90

Harvey Milk was an outspoken human rights activist and one of the first openly gay U.S. politicians elected to public office; even after his assassination in 1978, he continues to…

The Substance: Albert Hofmann’s LSD

The Substance: Albert Hofmann’s LSD

The Substance: Albert Hofmann’s LSD
IMDb: 7.2
90

By coincidence rather then by design the swiss chemist Albert Hofmann makes a sensational discovery in the spring of 1943. He realizes that he is dealing with a powerful molecule…

The Passion of Joan of Arc

The Passion of Joan of Arc

The Passion of Joan of Arc
IMDb: 8.2
82

A classic of the silent age, this film tells the story of the doomed but ultimately canonized 15th-century teenage warrior. On trial for claiming she’d spoken to God, Jeanne d’Arc…

The Marquise of O

The Marquise of O

The Marquise of O
IMDb: 7.1
102

A German Marquise has to deal with a pregnancy she cannot explain and an infatuated Russian Count.

Genre: Drama, History
The Countess

The Countess

The Countess
IMDb: 5.9
94

A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.

The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo
IMDb: 7.2
113

After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to revenge himself on them.

Pursuit of the Graf Spee

Pursuit of the Graf Spee

Pursuit of the Graf Spee
IMDb: 6.7
119

In the opening years of World War II the Royal Navy was fighting a desperate battle to keep the Atlantic convoy routes open and the British Isles supplied. Of great…

My Life in China

My Life in China

My Life in China
IMDb: 7.4
81

In America, everyone has a family story of immigration. Every family, at some point, has had somebody leave their native country behind to search for a better life. How did…

My Generation

My Generation

My Generation
IMDb: 5.5
87

The swinging sixties presented by Michael Caine himself, featuring an era-defining soundtrack.

Krakatoa: East of Java

Krakatoa: East of Java

Krakatoa: East of Java
IMDb: 7.1
131

A team of maritime salvage workers are about to embark on a recovery dive. However the 1883 Krakatoa Volcano eruption provides more pressing problems.

Gray Lady Down

Gray Lady Down

Gray Lady Down
IMDb: 6.1
111

The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in…

Geronimo

Geronimo

Geronimo
IMDb: 6.4
101

In 1883, the Apache Indians lead by Geronimo reluctantly surrender to the attacks of American and Mexican troops, in exchange for a territory and food for their warriors. Soon though,…

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan
IMDb: 6.6
127

This is the story of the shy Mongol boy Temujin who,during the 13th century, becomes the fearless Mongol leader Genghis Khan that unites all Mongol tribes and conquers India,China,Persia,Korea and…

Captain from Castile

Captain from Castile

Captain from Castile
IMDb: 7.1
140

Spain, 1518: young caballero Pedro De Vargas offends his sadistic neighbor De Silva, who just happens to be an officer of the Inquisition. Forced to flee, Pedro, friend Juan Garcia,…

The Cup

The Cup

The Cup
IMDb: 7.2
106

At the heart of this true story is Damien Oliver, a young jockey who loses his only brother in a tragic racing accident, hauntingly reflecting of the way their father…

Linhas de Wellington

Linhas de Wellington

Linhas de Wellington
IMDb: 7.4
151

Passionate romance, brutal treachery, and selfless nobility are set against the background of Napoleon’s 1810 invasion of Portugal in Valeria Sarmiento’s intimate epic.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Riot

Riot

Riot
IMDb: 7.4
105

In 1978, when the push to decriminalise homosexuality has stalled, a group of activists decide they must make one final attempt to celebrate who they are. Led by former union…

Genre: Drama, History
Hull’s Headscarf Heroes

Hull’s Headscarf Heroes

Hull’s Headscarf Heroes
IMDb: 5.3
60

Documentary which marks the 50th anniversary of the triple trawler tragedy during January and February of 1968, in which 58 men died. It was one of Britain’s deadliest maritime disasters,…

Before Grenfell: A Hidden History

Before Grenfell: A Hidden History

Before Grenfell: A Hidden History
IMDb: 7.0
N/A

Not Available

The Spy Who Raised Me

The Spy Who Raised Me

The Spy Who Raised Me
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Not Available

Genre: History
King Lear

King Lear

King Lear
IMDb: 7.8
115

An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.

Genre: Drama, History
The Real T Rex with Chris Packham

The Real T Rex with Chris Packham

The Real T Rex with Chris Packham
IMDb: 7.4
59

A documentary examining what the Tyrannosaurus Rex was really like – both appearance and behaviour – using the recent palaeontological and zoological research.

Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much

Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much

Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much
IMDb: 6.8
72

Maths teacher Ted Slauson became adept at recording and memorizing prices of products featured on the iconic game show The Price is Right, an obsession dating back to the show’s…

Scars of Nanking

Scars of Nanking

Scars of Nanking
IMDb: 7.3
44

During the brutal invasion of China in 1937 by Imperial Japanese forces, tens of thousands of civilians and prisoners of war are murdered and women raped in what is known…

Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
IMDb: 7.2
95

Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe looks to forge the greatest, most definitive, documentary on everything He-Man and the Masters of the…

44 Pages

44 Pages

44 Pages
IMDb: 7.2
97

A portrait of Highlights Magazine following the creation of the cultural phenomenon’s 70th Anniversary issue, from the first editorial meeting to its arrival in homes, and introducing the quirky people…

The Last Duel

The Last Duel

The Last Duel
IMDb: 7.7
152

The true story of a woman who defied a nation and made history. King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire by challenging…

Genre: Drama, History
Matthews

Matthews

Matthews
IMDb: 7.3
N/A

MATTHEWS tells the incredible true story of the life and career of a man considered by many to be the greatest soccer player of all time, Sir Stanley Matthews.

Racing Through the Forest

Racing Through the Forest

Racing Through the Forest
IMDb: 6.2
N/A

Not Available

Visions of Light

Visions of Light

Visions of Light
IMDb: 7.8
92

Cameramen and women discuss the craft and art of cinematography and of the “DP” (the director of photography), illustrating their points with clips from 100 films, from Birth of a…

Lovestreams

Lovestreams

Lovestreams
IMDb: 7.7
10

Two people fall in love in an online chat.

Play It Loud: The Story of Marshall

Play It Loud: The Story of Marshall

Play It Loud: The Story of Marshall
IMDb: 6.8
59

A history and tribute to British Jim Marshall’s amplifiers, which since then became the standard of rock’n’roll amplifiers ever since.

The Mink Catcher

The Mink Catcher

The Mink Catcher
IMDb: 4.7
13

Dallas, Texas, 1980: At a high society party, a gossip columnist hunts down Dallas’ new First Lady to unearth the truths underneath her legendary mink coat.

Genre: Drama, History, Short
The Incomparable Rose Hartman

The Incomparable Rose Hartman

The Incomparable Rose Hartman
IMDb: 6.8
70

With a career spanning decades Photographer Rose Hartman is known for her iconic photos from Studio 54 and the fashion world, her boisterous personality, and ever presence capturing the New…