History Movies
Carol of the Bells

Carol of the Bells

Carol of the Bells
IMDb: 8.3
122

Immortalised as one of the most scintillating and uplifting Christmas songs, ‘Carol of the Bells’ adapted from a popular and loved Ukrainian folk melody, came to represent the spirit of…

Genre: Drama, History
Godland

Godland

Godland
IMDb: 7.3
143

In the late 19th century, a young Danish priest travels to a remote part of Iceland to build a church and photograph its people. But the deeper he goes into…

Genre: Drama, History
Battle for Saipan

Battle for Saipan

Battle for Saipan
IMDb: 6.6
N/A

A Surgeon defends a hospital from invading enemy forces in the Battle of Saipan during World War II.

Genre: Action, History, War
The Blood of Others

The Blood of Others

The Blood of Others
IMDb: 5.4
135

In the German-occupied Paris, Helene is torn between the love for her boyfriend Jean, working for the resistance and the German administrator Bergmann, who will do anything to gain her…

Kingdom 2: Far and Away

Kingdom 2: Far and Away

Kingdom 2: Far and Away
IMDb: 7.2
134

It follows a young man who dreams of becoming a general and Ying Zheng, whose goal is unification.

The End Will Be Spectacular

The End Will Be Spectacular

The End Will Be Spectacular
IMDb: 6.7
135

Zilan, a young woman, returns to her home town looking for traces of her dead brother, killed by ISIS. But her town is not what it used to be: social…

Uppercase Print

Uppercase Print

Uppercase Print
IMDb: 6.6
128

In 1981, chalk slogans written in uppercase letters started appearing in public spaces in the Romanian city of Botoşani. They demanded freedom, alluded to the democratic developments taking place in…

Devotion

Devotion

Devotion
IMDb: 6.8
139

The harrowing true story of two elite US Navy fighter pilots during the Korean War. Their heroic sacrifices would ultimately make them the Navy’s most celebrated wingmen.

The Five Days

The Five Days

The Five Days
IMDb: 5.9
122

As Italy becomes engulfed in a bubbling revolution to finally get rid of the ruling Austrian’s,a patriotic prisoner called Cainazzo begins to wonder if he will soon get the chance…

Belizaire the Cajun

Belizaire the Cajun

Belizaire the Cajun
IMDb: 6.6
103

In 19th-century Louisiana’s Cajun country, Belizaire (Armand Assante) is the informal spokesman for his citizens, who don’t see eye to eye with local racists who wish to eradicate all Cajuns….

Teahouse

Teahouse

Teahouse
IMDb: 8.3
126

An old teahouse in Beijing serves as the stage for a drama that unfolds over several tumultuous decades of modern Chinese history, from the waning days of the Qing dynasty…

Genre: Drama, History
Three Minutes: A Lengthening

Three Minutes: A Lengthening

Three Minutes: A Lengthening
IMDb: 7.5
69

The story of the only three minutes of footage —a home movie shot by David Kurtz in 1938— showing images of the Jewish inhabitants of Nasielsk (Poland) before the beginning…

Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River

Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River

Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River
IMDb: 6.6
121

In the late Joseon Dynasty, Bongyi Kim Seon-dal is the best conman who sells water from the Taedong River.

Genre: Comedy, History
Retrograde

Retrograde

Retrograde
IMDb: 7.9
94

The story of the last months of the 20-year war in Afghanistan through the intimate relationship between American Green Berets and the Afghan officers they trained.

Red Persimmon

Red Persimmon

Red Persimmon
IMDb: 7.8
168

In 1949, the Communists take over mainland. The refugees and the military arrive in the Keelung Harbor in Taiwan. While the father holds secret meetings with other generals in attempt…

Genre: Drama, History
Emancipation

Emancipation

Emancipation
IMDb: N/A
132

Inspired by the gripping true story of a man who would do anything for his family—and for freedom. When Peter, an enslaved man, risks his life to escape and return…

Dr. Petiot

Dr. Petiot

Dr. Petiot
IMDb: 6.9
102

A true story shot in a German Impressionistic style. In France during the Nazi occupation, Dr. Petiot (Michel Serrault) offered to help Jews escape the Nazis. They would come to…

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice
IMDb: 7.3
90

In 1936, 18 African American athletes dubbed the “black auxiliary” by Hitler defied Nazi Aryan Supremacy and Jim Crow Racism to win hearts and medals at the 1936 Summer Olympic…

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…