History Movies
Machete Maidens Unleashed!

Machete Maidens Unleashed!

Machete Maidens Unleashed!
IMDb: 7.4
84 min

In the final decades of the 20th century, the Philippines was a country where low-budget exploitation-film producers were free to make nearly any kind of movie they wanted, any way…

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Holy Rollers

Holy Rollers

Holy Rollers
IMDb: 5.9
89 min

Inspired by actual events in the late nineties when Hasidic Jews were recruited as mules to smuggle ecstasy from Europe into the United States.

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Burke & Hare

Burke & Hare

Burke & Hare
IMDb: 6.2
91 min

Two 19th-century opportunists become serial killers so that they can maintain their profitable business supplying cadavers to an anatomist.

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Too Big to Fail

Too Big to Fail

Too Big to Fail
IMDb: 7.3
99 min

An intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world’s economy in a matter of a few…

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The Mill and the Cross

The Mill and the Cross

The Mill and the Cross
IMDb: 6.9
92 min

What would it be like to step inside a great work of art, have it come alive around you, and even observe the artist as he sketches the very reality…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Conspirator

The Conspirator

The Conspirator
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Oranges and Sunshine

Oranges and Sunshine

Oranges and Sunshine
IMDb: 7.1
105 min

The story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker from Nottingham, who uncovers one of the most significant social scandals in recent times – the forced migration of children from the…

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Genre: Drama, History
Black Gold

Black Gold

Black Gold
IMDb: 6.7
130 min

On the Arabian Peninsula in the 1930s, two warring leaders come face to face. The victorious Nesib, Emir of Hobeika, lays down his peace terms to rival Amar, Sultan of…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
1911

1911

1911
IMDb: 5.8
121 min

At the beginning of the 20th century, China is in a state of crisis. The country is split into warring factions, the citizens are starving, and recent political reforms have…

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17 Miracles

17 Miracles

17 Miracles
IMDb: 6.3
113 min

As part of the Willie Handcart Company, Levi Savage (Jasen Wade) feared that leaving late in the season would lead to despair and death. What he came to find out…

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Treasure Island
IMDb: 6.3
87 min

In 1765, young English boy Jim Hawkins gets involved with buccaneers during his quest to find pirate Captain Flint’s treasure buried on a secret island.

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Rommel

Rommel

Rommel
IMDb: 6.5
120 min

The story of the final seven months in the life of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Memorial Day
IMDb: 6.0
104 min

Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. Although…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki
IMDb: 7.2
118 min

The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible…

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Into the White

Into the White

Into the White
IMDb: 7.2
104 min

Based on a true story. On 27 April 1940, Luftwaffe pilot Horst Schopis’ Heinkel 111 bomber is shot down near Grotli by an RAF Blackburn Skua L2940 fighter, which then…

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The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises
IMDb: 7.8
126 min

A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.

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The Physician

The Physician

The Physician
IMDb: 7.2
155 min

England, 1021. Rob Cole, a boy born in a miserable mining town, swears to become a physician and vanquish disease and death. His harsh path of many years, a quest…

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The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

Ip Man’s peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the…

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The Challenger

The Challenger

The Challenger
IMDb: 7.3
90 min

When the space shuttle Challenger blew up in 1986, it was the most shocking event in the history of American spaceflight. The deaths of seven astronauts, including the first teacher…

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Genre: Drama, History
Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods
IMDb: 4.5
99 min

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…

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Emperor

Emperor

Emperor
IMDb: 6.5
105 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
My Name is Sara

My Name is Sara

My Name is Sara
IMDb: 5.4
111 min

The true life-story of Sara Góralnik, a 13 year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside,…

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Pride

Pride

Pride
IMDb: 7.8
119 min

Set in the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a…

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Return to the Hiding Place

Return to the Hiding Place

Return to the Hiding Place
IMDb: 4.8
102 min

When a young resistance fighter witnesses atrocities towards the Jews, he’s drawn into a web of espionage and clandestine activities. When he meets a young physics students and resistance journalist…

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Lonesome Dove Church

Lonesome Dove Church

Lonesome Dove Church
IMDb: 5.3
89 min

The true story of the formation of the Lonesome Dove Church in Texas.

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Genre: History, Western
Unbroken: Path to Redemption

Unbroken: Path to Redemption

Unbroken: Path to Redemption
IMDb: 5.8
98 min

Zamperini returns to California where he wound up marrying Cynthia Applewhite while wrestling with untreated PTSD, suffering constant nightmares, angry, bitter and deeply depressed, his wife convinces Zamperini to attend…

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They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old
IMDb: 8.3
99 min

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, and the end of the war.

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The Lost Viking

The Lost Viking

The Lost Viking
IMDb: 3.9
103 min

A young Viking called Vitharr arrives in Britain with dreams of conquest and adventure, but when his family and clan are ambushed and killed, he must survive alone in this…

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The Last Witness

The Last Witness

The Last Witness
IMDb: 5.5
97 min

An ambitious young journalist uncovers the horrific slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers during World War II, a secret kept hidden for far too many years.

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Genre: History, Thriller
The Catcher Was a Spy

The Catcher Was a Spy

The Catcher Was a Spy
IMDb: 6.2
98 min

Major league baseball player, Moe Berg, a probably gay man lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.

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Paul, Apostle of Christ

Paul, Apostle of Christ

Paul, Apostle of Christ
IMDb: 6.6
108 min

Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul — the apostle who’s bound in chains and held captive in Nero’s darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the…

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Karmouz War

Karmouz War

Karmouz War
IMDb: 5.7
114 min

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…

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Gwen

Gwen

Gwen
IMDb: 6.2
84 min

A mysterious — and suspicious — run of ill fortune plagues a teenage girl and her mother and sister on their hillside farm in this folk story set in the…

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Vlad The Impaler

Vlad The Impaler

Vlad The Impaler
IMDb: 5.7
121 min

The true story of 7 oddly dressed fearless men of ottoman army fight against cruel Vlad.

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Genre: Action, History, War
All Is True

All Is True

All Is True
IMDb: 6.2
101 min

London, June 29th, 1613. The Globe Theater, ran by the famous playwright William Shakespeare, accidentally burns to ashes. Seriously affected, he stops writing and returns to his hometown, where his…

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Viceroy’s House

Viceroy’s House

Viceroy’s House
IMDb: 6.7
106 min

In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers,…

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
IMDb: 6.3
93 min

An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

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The Gaelic King

The Gaelic King

The Gaelic King
IMDb: 3.7
87 min

Set in war-torn 800AD Scotland, The Gaelic King tells the story of warrior-king Alpin mac Eachdach. When his young brother is captured, Alpin must hunt the kidnappers though a dark…

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Sweet Country

Sweet Country

Sweet Country
IMDb: 6.9
113 min

It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like, Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works the land of a…

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Shock and Awe

Shock and Awe

Shock and Awe
IMDb: 6.1
90 min

A group of journalists covering George Bush’s planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has “weapons of mass destruction.”

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