History Movies
Hostages

Hostages

Hostages
TMDb: 8.1
N/A

On November 4, 1979, Iranian student activists stormed the U.S. embassy in Tehran, taking over 60 Americans hostage. What was planned as a 48-hour sit-in to protest American imperialism, ballooned…

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The Empress

The Empress

The Empress
TMDb: 7
45 min

Two young people meet. A fateful encounter – the proverbial love at first sight. He is Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary, she is Elisabeth von Wittelsbach, Princess of Bavaria and…

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Bandit

Bandit

Bandit
IMDb: 6
126

After escaping a Michigan prison, a charming career criminal assumes a new identity in Canada and goes on to rob a record 59 banks and jewellery stores while being hunted…

Medieval

Medieval

Medieval
IMDb: 6.5
126

The story of 14th century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Woman King

The Woman King

The Woman King
IMDb: 6.1
135

The story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Hansan: Yongui Chulhyeon

Hansan: Yongui Chulhyeon

Hansan: Yongui Chulhyeon
IMDb: 6.8
130

In 1592, admiral Yi Sun-sin and his fleet face off against the might of the invading Japanese navy and its formidable warships. As the Korean forces fall into crisis, the…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Colosseum

Colosseum

Colosseum
TMDb: 7
N/A

It showcases the rise and fall of the Roman Empire through the Colosseum, one of the most exhilarating and brutal arenas in the history of humanity.

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Ancient Superstructures

Ancient Superstructures

Ancient Superstructures
TMDb: 7
NA min

Thesecretsbehindancientmarvelsthatareamongthemoststudiedandscrutinisedmonumentsintheworld,andyetstillremainshroudedinmystery.

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Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers

Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers

Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers
TMDb: 10
N/A

This docuseries captures the remarkable rise and unprecedented success of one of the most dominant and iconic franchises in professional sports. Featuring exclusive access to the Buss Family and probing,…

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Dark Side of Comedy

Dark Side of Comedy

Dark Side of Comedy
TMDb: 7.8
43 min

Throughout the history of comedy, many comedians have lost themselves to the art’s darker side, through addiction, suicide, depression and self-destruction. Dark Side of Comedy explores these stories, shining a…

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The Legend of Molly Johnson

The Legend of Molly Johnson

The Legend of Molly Johnson
IMDb: 6.3
109

In 1893, heavily pregnant Molly Johnson and her children struggle in isolation to survive the harsh Australian landscape after her husband left to go droving sheep in the high country….

The Lost Leonardo

The Lost Leonardo

The Lost Leonardo
IMDb: 7.5
95

London, England, 2008. Some of the most distinguished experts on the work of Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) gather at the National Gallery to examine a painting known as…

The Royal

The Royal

The Royal
IMDb: 6.8
N/A

The promising career of former Kansas City Royal slugger Willie Mays Aikens quickly turned disastrous because of drug addiction.

Elvis

Elvis

Elvis
IMDb: 7.7
159

The life story of Elvis Presley as seen through the complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

Sonata

Sonata

Sonata
IMDb: 7.1
118

Diagnosed as an autistic child, Grzegorz lives in his own, hermetic world not being able to connect with others. When he is a teenager, it turns out that the cause…

Genre: Drama, History
Mr. Malcolm’s List

Mr. Malcolm’s List

Mr. Malcolm’s List
IMDb: 5.3
117

When she fails to meet an item on his list of requirements for a bride, Julia Thistlewaite is jilted by London’s most eligible bachelor, Mr. Malcolm. Feeling humiliated and determined…

The Haunting of the Tower of London

The Haunting of the Tower of London

The Haunting of the Tower of London
IMDb: 5.2
89

The Two Princes, imprisoned and allegedly murdered in the Bloody Tower within the Tower Of London by Richard III. The story tells how they allegedly came back to haunt the…

Genre: History, Horror
Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes

Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes

Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes
IMDb: 8.1
91

The story of Chernobyl told through a newly discovered hoard of dramatic footage filmed at the nuclear plant during the disaster and deeply personal interviews of those who were there,…

Benediction

Benediction

Benediction
IMDb: 7
137

The story of soldier and poet Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967), who was decorated for bravery on the Western Front, and is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about the…

Trees of Peace

Trees of Peace

Trees of Peace
IMDb: 6.8
97

In April of 1994, four women from different backgrounds and beliefs are trapped and hiding during the Rwandan genocide. Their fight for survival against all odds unites the women in…

Genre: Drama, History
Vikings: The Rise & Fall

Vikings: The Rise & Fall

Vikings: The Rise & Fall
TMDb: n/A
N/A

An unstoppable force for more than 300 years saw the relentless and far-reaching growth of the Viking Empire. Throughout history, Vikings waged war from the seas, notoriously ruthless and with…

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Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt
TMDb: 8.5
N/A

The two-part premium miniseries event on Theodore Roosevelt, the first modern President of the United States, will provide a rich, panoramic biography weaving Roosevelt’s captivating personal story while revealing little-known…

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Prehistoric Planet

Prehistoric Planet

Prehistoric Planet
TMDb: 8.9
40 min

Experience the wonders of our world like never before in this epic docuseries from Jon Favreau and the producers of Planet Earth. Travel back 66 million years to when majestic…

RRR

RRR

RRR
IMDb: 8.4
187

A fictional history of two legendary revolutionaries’ journey away from home before they began fighting for their country in the 1920s.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Northman

The Northman

The Northman
IMDb: 7.8
137

Prince Amleth is on the verge of becoming a man when his father is brutally murdered by his uncle, who kidnaps the boy’s mother. Two decades later, Amleth is now…

Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat
IMDb: 6.9
128

In 1943, two British intelligence officers concoct Operation Mincemeat, wherein their plan to drop a corpse with false papers off the coast of Spain would fool Nazi spies into believing…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Kaze tachinu

Kaze tachinu

Kaze tachinu
IMDb: 7.8
126

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.

Castles in the Sky

Castles in the Sky

Castles in the Sky
IMDb: 6.9
90

It is the mid-1930s and the storm clouds of WWII were forming in Germany. This films charts the work of Robert Watson Watt – the pioneer of Radar – and…

In This Corner of the World

In This Corner of the World

In This Corner of the World
IMDb: 7.9
129

Newlywed Suzu Urano moves to her new life in Kure City on the coast of Hiroshima Prefecture, where she perseveres through World War II with pluck and determination.

The Survivor

The Survivor

The Survivor
IMDb: 6.9
129

Harry Haft is a boxer who fought fellow prisoners in the concentration camps to survive. Haunted by the memories and his guilt, he attempts to use high-profile fights against boxing…

Hostile Territory

Hostile Territory

Hostile Territory
IMDb: 4.3
94

Former P.O.W. Jack Calgrove moves Heaven and Earth to be reunited with his children following the Civil War. After returning home, Jack discovers that his wife has tragically died and…

Gaslit

Gaslit

Gaslit
TMDb: 3
N/A

A modern take on the 1970s political Watergate scandal centering on untold stories and forgotten characters of the time.

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The First Lady

The First Lady

The First Lady
TMDb: 5.8
55 min

A revelatory reframing of American leadership through the lens of the First Ladies. Exploring everything from their journeys to Washington, family life, and world-changing political contributions, the impact of the…

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Where Is Anne Frank

Where Is Anne Frank

Where Is Anne Frank
IMDb: 6.4
99

The film follows the journey of Kitty, the imaginary friend to whom Anne Frank dedicated her diary. A fiery teenager, Kitty wakes up in the near future in Anne Frank’s…

Dirty Lines

Dirty Lines

Dirty Lines
TMDb: 7.4
50 min

The story of Dirty Lines starts in 1987’s Amsterdam, at a time when Dutch society was changing rapidly. Psychology student Marly Salomon takes on a side job working for a…

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Genre: Drama, History
Thermae Romae Novae

Thermae Romae Novae

Thermae Romae Novae
TMDb: 10
29 min

A proud bath architect in ancient Rome starts randomly surfacing in present-day Japan, where he’s inspired by the many bathing innovations he finds.

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The Shadow in My Eye

The Shadow in My Eye

The Shadow in My Eye
IMDb: 7.3
107

On March 21st, 1945, the British Royal Air Force set out on a mission to bomb Gestapo’s headquarters in Copenhagen. The raid had fatal consequences as some of the bombers…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Rebel Dykes

Rebel Dykes

Rebel Dykes
IMDb: 7.1
82

A heady, energised mash-up of animation, unseen archive footage and interviews, Rebel Dykes provides an intimate insight into the politically charged, artistically radical subculture in 1980s London, and the individuals…

Against the Ice

Against the Ice

Against the Ice
IMDb: 6.4
101

In 1909, two explorers fight to survive after they’re left behind while on a Denmark expedition in ice-covered Greenland.

Our Flag Means Death

Our Flag Means Death

Our Flag Means Death
TMDb: 7
N/A

After trading in the seemingly charmed life of a gentleman for one of a swashbuckling buccaneer, Stede Bonnet becomes captain of the pirate ship Revenge. Struggling to earn the respect…

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