History Movies
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…

The Great

The Great

The Great
TMDb: 8.2
52 min

A genre-bending, anti-historical ride through 18th century Russia following the rise of Catherine the Nothing to Catherine the Great and her explosive relationship with husband Peter, the emperor of Russia.

Adele One Night Only

Adele One Night Only

Adele One Night Only
IMDb: 8.3
90

A primetime special with performances from the superstar including Adele’s first new material in six years plus her chart-topping hits. The special will also feature an exclusive interview with Adele…

Benedetta

Benedetta

Benedetta
IMDb: 6.7
131

In the late 17th century, with plague ravaging the land, Benedetta Carlini joins the convent in Pescia, Tuscany, as a novice. Capable from an early age of performing miracles, Benedetta’s…

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

The Eyes of Tammy Faye
IMDb: 6.8
126

In the 1970s and ’80s, Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and a theme park, and were revered for…

Burning at Both Ends

Burning at Both Ends

Burning at Both Ends
IMDb: 3.7
110

The movie follows a group of resistance radio broadcasters in Nazi-occupied France as they evade capture alongside a Jewish family.

Genre: Drama, History
The Most Reluctant Convert

The Most Reluctant Convert

The Most Reluctant Convert
IMDb: 8.4
87

A journey through C.S. Lewis’ early life and his dramatic conversion story about his inner conflict.

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
IMDb: 7
111

The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain, whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public’s perception of cats forever.

Heart of Champions

Heart of Champions

Heart of Champions
IMDb: 6.7
119

During their last year at an Ivy League college in 1999, a group of friends and crew teammates’ lives are changed forever when an army vet takes over as coach…

Genre: Drama, History
12 Mighty Orphans

12 Mighty Orphans

12 Mighty Orphans
IMDb: 6.9
118

Haunted by his mysterious past, a devoted high school football coach leads a scrawny team of orphans to the state championship during the Great Depression and inspires a broken nation…

Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Women Is Losers

Women Is Losers

Women Is Losers
IMDb: 5.4
84

In 1960s San Francisco, bright and talented catholic school girl Celina Guerrera survives a difficult home life by following the rules. That is until an indiscretion creates a series of…

Genre: Drama, History
The East

The East

The East
IMDb: 7
137

A young Dutch soldier deployed to suppress post-WWII independence efforts in the Netherlands’ colony of Indonesia finds himself torn between duty and conscience when he joins an increasingly ruthless commander’s…

The American Guest

The American Guest

The American Guest
TMDb: 7.7
55 min

A look at former U.S. president Teddy Roosevelt and Brazilian army officer Cândido Rondon’s journey to explore unknown regions of the Brazilian Amazon.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Forgotten Battle

The Forgotten Battle

The Forgotten Battle
IMDb: 7.4
124

November 1944. On the flooded isle of Walcheren, Zeeland, thousands of Allied soldiers are battling the German army. Three young lives become inextricably connected. A Dutch boy fighting for the…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Paris Police 1900

Paris Police 1900

Paris Police 1900
TMDb: 6.8
52 min

Paris, France, 1899. The corpse of an unknown woman is found in the river Seine. The investigation will push a young ambitious inspector to discover a heavy state secret.

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House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths

House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths

House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths
TMDb: 8
45 min

Suicide, murder… or something else? This docuseries examines chilling truths and theories around the deaths of 11 members of a Delhi family.

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New Gold Mountain

New Gold Mountain

New Gold Mountain
TMDb: 8.5
N/A

New Gold Mountain is set in the Bendigo Goldfields in 1855. The charismatic headman of the Chinese mining camp suddenly finds himself struggling to maintain the fragile harmony between Chinese…

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Adventures of a Mathematician

Adventures of a Mathematician

Adventures of a Mathematician
IMDb: 6.5
102

The warmhearted story of Polish immigrant and mathematician Stan Ulam, who moved to the U.S. in the 1930s. Stan deals with the difficult losses of family and friends all while…

Swallow

Swallow

Swallow
IMDb: 3.1
N/A

Set in the 1980s, Tolani Ajao is a bank secretary in Lagos, who finds herself persuaded by her friend Rose Adamson to enter the world of drug trafficking.

Fauci

Fauci

Fauci
IMDb: 2.1
104

Exclusive access into the career and life of the public servant who has advised seven U.S. presidents beginning with the AIDS pandemic in the 1980s and through SARS, Ebola and…

Witnesses

Witnesses

Witnesses
IMDb: 4.7
110

David Whitmer, Oliver Cowdery and Martin Harris face ridicule and persecution when they claim to have seen angels and hefted golden plates containing ancient inscriptions.

The Ghosts of Borley Rectory

The Ghosts of Borley Rectory

The Ghosts of Borley Rectory
IMDb: 6.2
80

Harry Price investigates the ghosts of Borley Rectory during his stay there.

Jaguar

Jaguar

Jaguar
TMDb: 8
42 min

In 1960s Spain, a Holocaust survivor joins a group of agents seeking justice against the hundreds of Nazis who fled to the nation to hide after WWII.

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Her Socialist Smile

Her Socialist Smile

Her Socialist Smile
IMDb: 6.1
93

The memory of a particular moment in early 20th century history when, in 1913, Helen Keller (1880-1968), a deaf-blind writer, lecturer and political activist, spoke, for the first time and…

Vivandière

Vivandière

Vivandière
IMDb: 5.3
57

Two young women from both sides of the Civil War volunteer as battlefield nurses, facing down scornful commanders and murderous war criminals to accomplish their hazardous duty.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror

Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror

Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror
TMDb: 6.9
N/A

Modern history can be divided into two time frames: before 9/11 and after 9/11. This five-part docuseries is a cohesive chronicle of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S.,…

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Respect

Respect

Respect
IMDb: 6.6
145

The rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.

No Man of God

No Man of God

No Man of God
IMDb: 6.6
100

Based on real life transcripts culled from conversations between FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier and serial killer Ted Bundy that took place between 1984 and 1989, No Man of God details…

Brave: Gunjyo Senki

Brave: Gunjyo Senki

Brave: Gunjyo Senki
IMDb: 6.3
115

Students, including Aoi Nishino, take part in class and sports activity at a prestigious high school. Aoi Nishino is a member of the school’s archery club. He practices archery studiously…

Charming the Hearts of Men

Charming the Hearts of Men

Charming the Hearts of Men
IMDb: 5.8
N/A

A romantic drama set during the politically charged early 60s where a sophisticated woman returns to her Southern home town and discovers her options are limited yet discrimination is plentiful….

Genre: Drama, History
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later
IMDb: 7.4
N/A

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later is told entirely from the first-person perspective of leaders, physicists, soldiers and survivors.

First Cow

First Cow

First Cow
IMDb: 6.9
122

A taciturn loner and skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also…

Genre: Drama, History
UFO

UFO

UFO
TMDb: 7
NA min

IgnitedbyabombshellstoryrevealingthePentagonhadbeentrackingUFOsforyears,theseriesexaminesthehistoryofthephenomenonthroughculturalandpoliticaltouchpoints,includingtestimonyfromeyewitnessesacrossthecountry.

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Funérailles d’État

Funérailles d’État

Funérailles d’État
IMDb: 7.2
135

The enigma of the personality cult is revealed in the grand spectacle of Stalin’s funeral. The film is based on unique archive footage, shot in the USSR on March 5…

Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami

Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami

Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami
TMDb: 6.5
N/A

Two childhood friends go from high school dropouts to the most powerful drug kingpins in Miami in this true story of a crime sage that spanned decades.

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Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street
IMDb: 8
107

Take a stroll down Sesame Street and witness the birth of the most influential children’s show in television history. From the iconic furry characters to the classic songs you know…

Worth

Worth

Worth
IMDb: 6.6
118

Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers…

Tomb Hunters

Tomb Hunters

Tomb Hunters
TMDb: n
NA min

ArcheologistsareastonishedaboutabreakingdiscoveryinEgyptgeneratingunprecedentedheadlinesaroundtheworld.InSaqqara,justoutsideofCairo,buried36feetdeep,anincredible27+sarcophagiwererecentlyfound.Untouchedand…

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Genre: History
Coming for the King

Coming for the King

Coming for the King
IMDb: 5.8
67

Coming for the King is a fictional account of the events and the people that surrounded Martin Luther King Jr. from early 1963 until his untimely demise in the Spring…

Genre: Drama, History
The Rebels of PT-218

The Rebels of PT-218

The Rebels of PT-218
IMDb: n/A
N/A

PT-218: THE REBELS OF WWII not only tells a true story, but gives us never seen details of what happened in 1942. At the height of WWII, the Atlantic Ocean…