History Movies
Cura Brochero, la película

Cura Brochero, la película

Cura Brochero, la película
IMDb: 8.3
N/A

Córdoba, Argentina, 2013. Everyone gets ready to participate in Cura Brochero’s beatification. Santiago is a 55-year-old independent producer who is about to make a film (with scarce funds) about Cura…

Genre: Drama, History
Tenchu!

Tenchu!

Tenchu!
IMDb: 7.5
140

A ronin desperately seeks a way out of financial straits; he allies with the Tosa clan under the ruthless leader Takechi, who quickly takes advantage.

I’m a Killer

I’m a Killer

I’m a Killer
IMDb: 6.9
117

Inspired by true events from the 1970s, the story revolves around a young detective who becomes the head of a police unit focused on catching a rampant serial killer of…

The Book of Fish

The Book of Fish

The Book of Fish
IMDb: 7.5
126

In 1801, after a new king ascended the throne, a scholar Jeong Yak-jeon who served the late king is exiled to Heuk-san Island. There he meets Chang-dae, a young fisherman…

Genre: Drama, History
Unrest

Unrest

Unrest
IMDb: 6.4
93

In 1877, in a watch factory in a valley in north-western Switzerland, Josephine produces balance spindles, tiny parts that ensure the agitation movement (“unrueh”) of the mechanical watches. She soon…

Genre: Drama, History
Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Lady Chatterley’s Lover
IMDb: 7.3
103

Lady Chatterley, a woman born into a life of wealth and privilege, finds herself married to a man that she eventually falls out of love with. She engages in a…

Hibiscus Town

Hibiscus Town

Hibiscus Town
IMDb: 8.2
164

Based on a novel by the same name written by Gu Hua, a melodrama about the life and travails of a young woman who lives through the turmoil of the…

A Man of Action

A Man of Action

A Man of Action
IMDb: 6.7
N/A

Loosely inspired by the life of Lucio Urtubia, explore the figure of the so-called anarchist ‘Robin Hood,’ who ran a legendary counterfeiting operation in Paris that put him in the…

Genre: Drama, History
Saladin the Victorious

Saladin the Victorious

Saladin the Victorious
IMDb: 7.6
186

The first Sultan of Egypt and Syria leads the Muslim military campaign against the invading Christians from Europe during the Third Crusade.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Sandakan No. 8

Sandakan No. 8

Sandakan No. 8
IMDb: 7.6
120

A young journalist interviews an elderly woman about being forced into prostitution in Borneo at a brothel called Sandakan No. 8.

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Dream of Russia

The Dream of Russia

The Dream of Russia
IMDb: 7.3
123

Sumptuous filming of the journey of a shipwrecked Japanese expedition from the Pacific Ocean across Siberia to the court of Catherine the Great of Russia. A Russo-Japanese co-production of a…

Genre: Drama, History
Himiko

Himiko

Himiko
IMDb: 7.1
100

A freestyle, imagined telling of the life of shaman queen Himiko, who falls in love with her half-brother, making her powers weaken thus putting her position to risk.

Genre: Drama, History
Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story

Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story

Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story
IMDb: 6.1
88

Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story shows how the classic board game has become a worldwide cultural phenomenon and follows the colorful players who come together to compete for the…

Till

Till

Till
IMDb: 7.6
130

The true story of Mamie Till Mobley’s relentless pursuit of justice for her 14 year old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi.

Genre: Drama, History
The Swimmers

The Swimmers

The Swimmers
IMDb: 7.1
134

From war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics, two young sisters embark on a risky voyage, putting their hearts and their swimming skills to heroic use.

Genre: Drama, History
Polycarp

Polycarp

Polycarp
IMDb: 5.6
94

Anna, a young slave girl, is rescued and adopted by Christians in 2ND Century Smyrna, and befriended by their aged bishop, Polycarp. As Anna is taught by Polycarp and her…

Genre: Drama, History
Adriana’s Pact

Adriana’s Pact

Adriana’s Pact
IMDb: 7.6
94

Lissette’s favorite aunt, Adriana, settled in Australia, is arrested in 2007 while is visiting her family in Chile and accused of having worked for dictator Pinochet’s notorious secret police, the…

Malazgirt 1071

Malazgirt 1071

Malazgirt 1071
IMDb: 4.1
N/A

The story of the war, which is the beginning of the history of Turks in Anatolia.

Melchior the Apothecary: The Ghost

Melchior the Apothecary: The Ghost

Melchior the Apothecary: The Ghost
IMDb: 7.1
90

In the second film of the medieval thriller trilogy, the night watchman is frightened by a terrible ghost – the tragically drowned daughter of a rich merchant. In the morning,…

Call Jane

Call Jane

Call Jane
IMDb: 6.7
121

A married woman with an unwanted pregnancy lives in a time in America where she can’t get a legal abortion and works with a group of suburban women to find…

Genre: Drama, History
Corsage

Corsage

Corsage
IMDb: 7.1
112

Empress Elizabeth of Austria is idolized for her beauty and renowned for inspiring fashion trends. But in 1877, ‘Sisi’ celebrates her 40th birthday and must fight to maintain her public…

Genre: Drama, History
Emily

Emily

Emily
IMDb: 7.2
130

Tells the imagined life of one of the world’s most famous authors, Emily Brontë, as she finds her voice and writes the literary classic Wuthering Heights, and explores the relationships…

Septet: The Story of Hong Kong

Septet: The Story of Hong Kong

Septet: The Story of Hong Kong
IMDb: 6.4
111

A seven-part anthology film exploring the history of Hong Kong from the 1940s to present day.

Genre: History
The Pass: Last Days of the Samurai

The Pass: Last Days of the Samurai

The Pass: Last Days of the Samurai
IMDb: 6.4
114

The last year of Ryotaro Shiba’s life, as he tried to achieve peace and independence without joining the armies of East and West.

Genre: Drama, History
Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice

Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice

Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice
IMDb: 8
N/A

Seven Decades after the bloody battle for Omaha Beach in Normandy, France on D-Day, many veterans are returning to visit one last time. Omaha Beach: Honor And Sacrifice tells the…

Abdul the Damned

Abdul the Damned

Abdul the Damned
IMDb: 5.7
111

Set amid the turbulence of the Young Turk movement within the dying Ottoman Empire, Abdul the Damned was among the first films directed in Britain by Karl Grune, acclaimed director…

Genre: Drama, History
Two Trains Runnin’

Two Trains Runnin’

Two Trains Runnin’
IMDb: 7.7
80

The search of several young, white men for blues singers who have been missing for decades coincides with the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi in the 1960s.

Hannah: Buddhism’s Untold Journey

Hannah: Buddhism’s Untold Journey

Hannah: Buddhism’s Untold Journey
IMDb: 7.4
90

‘Hannah’ tells the story of Buddhist pioneer Hannah Nydahl and her life bringing Tibetan Buddhism to the West. From her idealistic roots in 1960’s Copenhagen to the hippie trail in…

Shogun’s Shadow

Shogun’s Shadow

Shogun’s Shadow
IMDb: 7.1
114

Iemitsu, Tokugawa Shogun III, hates his eldest son Takechiyo; all his love is given to his younger son Tokumatsu. One day, he orders Takechiyo to an initiation rite in Yedo…

Genre: Action, History
Image of Victory

Image of Victory

Image of Victory
IMDb: 7.1
128

1948: an Egyptian filmmaker is creating newsreel stories about a volunteer force tasked to liberate Palestinian farmers. The journey propels him towards a chance encounter with a tenacious young leader…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Larco Ave.: The Movie

Larco Ave.: The Movie

Larco Ave.: The Movie
IMDb: 5.8
113

Based on a theater musical, this movie is set in the city of Lima, Peru during the end of the 80’s. The plot is about a group of youngsters from…

Richard II

Richard II

Richard II
IMDb: 8
157

Richard II, who ascended the throne as a child, is a regal and stately monarch. He believes he is the rightful ruler of England, ordained by God, yet he is…

Genre: Drama, History
Guru: Bhagwan, His Secretary & His Bodyguard

Guru: Bhagwan, His Secretary & His Bodyguard

Guru: Bhagwan, His Secretary & His Bodyguard
IMDb: 6.7
98

The wild Seventies. A quest for higher consciousness, spirituality and sexual freedom. In England, young Hugh Milne hears the voice of spiritual teacher Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh on an audiotape and…

The Round-Up

The Round-Up

The Round-Up
IMDb: 7.6
90

After the failure of the Kossuth’s revolution of 1848, people suspected of supporting the revolution are sent to prison camps. Years later, partisans led by outlaw Sándor Rózsa still run…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Boulevard! A Hollywood Story

Boulevard! A Hollywood Story

Boulevard! A Hollywood Story
IMDb: 6.9
85

Dickson Hughes and Richard Stapley, two young composers and romantic partners, are caught in the web of silent film star Gloria Swanson when she hires them to write a musical…

Sin

Sin

Sin
IMDb: 6.8
134

The life of Michelangelo Buonarroti.

Genre: Drama, History
Razzennest

Razzennest

Razzennest
IMDb: 7.3
81

South African enfant terrible filmmaker and artiste-cineaste Manus Oosthuizen meets with Rotten Tomatoes-approved indie film critic Babette Cruickshank in an Echo Park sound studio. With key members of Manus’s crew…

Dream Team 1935

Dream Team 1935

Dream Team 1935
IMDb: 7.9
120

Geneva, Switzerland 1935. The first European Basketball Championship is about to take place. Basketball is still an unknown sport in Europe, and the national teams are meeting for the first…

All My Good Countrymen

All My Good Countrymen

All My Good Countrymen
IMDb: 7.5
115

The title “All My Good Countrymen” is not without irony as this epic tale of Czech village life from shortly after the end of the Second World War concentrates on…

Genre: Drama, History
Harem

Harem

Harem
IMDb: 4.7
113

Diane is a sophisticated trainee on the New York Stock Exchange who is suddenly kidnapped and held captive in a North African desert hideaway by Selim, an Arab mogul.