History Movies
Sacrifice (2010)

Sacrifice (2010)

Sacrifice (2010)
IMDb: 6.2
122 min

For generations the Zhao family has wielded power, until their mortal enemy TU’AN GU slaughters the entire clan, determined to wipe out their influence forever. But one Zhao baby survives…

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My Life in China (2014)

My Life in China (2014)

My Life in China (2014)
IMDb: 7.4
81 min

In America, everyone has a family story of immigration. Every family, at some point, has had somebody leave their native country behind to search for a better life. How did…

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My Generation (2017)

My Generation (2017)

My Generation (2017)
IMDb: 7.1
85 min

The vivid and inspiring story of British film icon Michael Caine’s personal journey through 1960s swinging London.

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The Julius House: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (2016)

The Julius House: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (2016)

The Julius House: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (2016)
IMDb: 7.1
N/A

Aurora Teagarden is a beautiful young librarian with a passion for solving murders. After an exhaustive search for the perfect home, Aurora finally purchases her dream house, unaware of its…

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In the Crosswind (2014)

In the Crosswind (2014)

In the Crosswind (2014)
IMDb: 7.6
90 min

June 14, 1941, 3 a.m. Over 40000 people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are deported by Soviets to Siberia. Among them is a philosophy student Erna, a happily married mother…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Karmouz War (2018)

Karmouz War (2018)

Karmouz War (2018)
IMDb: 6.4
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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The Clan (2015)

The Clan (2015)

The Clan (2015)
IMDb: 7.0
108 min

In Argentina, between 1982 and 1985, the Puccios, a well-established family of San Isidro, an upper-class suburb of Buenos Aires, kidnap several people and hold them as hostages for a…

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Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)
IMDb: 7.7
105 min

A humble and simple Takezo abandons his life as a knight errant. He’s sought as a teacher and vassal by Shogun, Japan’s most powerful clan leader. He’s also challenged to…

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Underwood (2019)

Underwood (2019)

Underwood (2019)
IMDb: 3.8
N/A

A decades old murder comes to light as an unknowing author uncovers a dark mystery while on a retreat. Haunted by a victim’s ghost, she now must find the killers…

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Wolf (2018)

Wolf (2018)

Wolf (2018)
IMDb: 7.3
80 min

Picking up from the explosive cliffhanger of the sixth episode of the miniseries, the film follows the harrowing coup attempt night of July 15th, and the Police Special Operations and…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016)

Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016)

Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016)
IMDb: 7.2
91 min

Arguably the most influential creator, writer, and producer in the history of television, Norman Lear brought primetime into step with the times. Using comedy and indelible characters, his legendary 1970s…

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Monterey Pop (1968)

Monterey Pop (1968)

Monterey Pop (1968)
IMDb: 8.1
78 min

Featuring performances by popular artists of the 1960s, this concert film highlights the music of the 1967 California festival. Although not all musicians who performed at the Monterey Pop Festival…

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Mary Magdalene (2018)

Mary Magdalene (2018)

Mary Magdalene (2018)
IMDb: 5.8
120 min

In the first century, free-spirited Mary Magdalene flees the marriage her family has arranged for her, finding refuge and a sense of purpose in a radical new movement led by…

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Genre: Drama, History
Legionnaire (1998)

Legionnaire (1998)

Legionnaire (1998)
IMDb: 5.4
99 min

Alain Lefevre is a boxer paid by a Marseille mobster to take a dive. When he wins the fight he attempts to flee to America with the mobster’s girlfriend Katrina….

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Krakatoa: East of Java (1968)

Krakatoa: East of Java (1968)

Krakatoa: East of Java (1968)
IMDb: 5.5
131 min

A team of maritime salvage workers are about to embark on a recovery dive. However the 1883 Krakatoa Volcano eruption provides more pressing problems.

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I Called Him Morgan (2016)

I Called Him Morgan (2016)

I Called Him Morgan (2016)
IMDb: 7.3
92 min

Part jazz history, part true-crime tale, Kasper Collin’s new documentary employs extensive archival footage and new interviews to tell the tragic story of the magnificently talented trumpeter Lee Morgan and…

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The Pagan Queen (2009)

The Pagan Queen (2009)

The Pagan Queen (2009)
IMDb: 5.6
99 min

A controversial film about the end of the old pagan world in central Europe, THE PAGAN QUEEN is based on the Czech legend of Libuse, the Slavic queen of 8th…

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The Tin Drum (1979)

The Tin Drum (1979)

The Tin Drum (1979)
IMDb: 7.6
142 min

Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Lost Battalion (2001)

The Lost Battalion (2001)

The Lost Battalion (2001)
IMDb: 7.0
92 min

Fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Flying Tigers (1942)

Flying Tigers (1942)

Flying Tigers (1942)
IMDb: 6.8
102 min

Jim Gordon commands a unit of the famed Flying Tigers, the American Volunteer Group which fought the Japanese in China before America’s entry into World War II. Gordon must send…

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Poveda (2016)

Poveda (2016)

Poveda (2016)
IMDb: 6.1
116 min

The film tells the story of Pedro Poveda (Raúl Escudero), a tenacious and innovative priest who opens paths in the field of education and in the defense of the rights…

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Men Go to Battle (2015)

Men Go to Battle (2015)

Men Go to Battle (2015)
IMDb: 5.2
98 min

Kentucky, 1861. Francis and Henry Mellon depend on each other to keep their unkempt estate afloat as winter encroaches. After Francis takes a casual fight too far, Henry ventures off…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Hearts and Minds (1974)

Hearts and Minds (1974)

Hearts and Minds (1974)
IMDb: 8.3
112 min

Many times during his presidency, Lyndon B. Johnson said that ultimate victory in the Vietnam War depended upon the U.S. military winning the “hearts and minds” of the Vietnamese people….

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Gray Lady Down (1978)

Gray Lady Down (1978)

Gray Lady Down (1978)
IMDb: 6.2
111 min

The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in…

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Geronimo (1962)

Geronimo (1962)

Geronimo (1962)
IMDb: 5.9
101 min

In 1883, the Apache Indians lead by Geronimo reluctantly surrender to the attacks of American and Mexican troops, in exchange for a territory and food for their warriors. Soon though,…

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Genghis Khan (1965)

Genghis Khan (1965)

Genghis Khan (1965)
IMDb: 6.0
120 min

This is the story of the shy Mongol boy Temujin who,during the 13th century, becomes the fearless Mongol leader Genghis Khan that unites all Mongol tribes and conquers India,China,Persia,Korea and…

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Furious (2017)

Furious (2017)

Furious (2017)
IMDb: 6.2
107 min

A story of a legendary battle, where seventeen fearless warriors defend their land against an army of thousands well-trained soldiers. In 13th-century Mongol warrior hordes and their leader, Batu Khan,…

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Genre: Action, History
Fire Over England (1937)

Fire Over England (1937)

Fire Over England (1937)
IMDb: 6.6
92 min

The film is a historical drama set during the reign of Elizabeth I (Flora Robson), focusing on the English defeat of the Spanish Armada, whence the title. In 1588, relations…

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Hana (2006)

Hana (2006)

Hana (2006)
IMDb: 6.8
127 min

In a poor district of Edo lives a young samurai named Soza. He has been sent by his clan to avenge the death of his father. He isn’t an accomplished…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Captain from Castile (1947)

Captain from Castile (1947)

Captain from Castile (1947)
IMDb: 6.9
140 min

Spain, 1518: young caballero Pedro De Vargas offends his sadistic neighbor De Silva, who just happens to be an officer of the Inquisition. Forced to flee, Pedro, friend Juan Garcia,…

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Blood of My Blood (2015)

Blood of My Blood (2015)

Blood of My Blood (2015)
IMDb: 6.2
106 min

Northern Italy, 17th century. In a monastery, a nun accused of witchcraft tries to seduce a young confessor who refuses to yield to his searing temptation.

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Genre: Drama, History
Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws (2019)

Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws (2019)

Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws (2019)
IMDb: 6.3
N/A

A movie company comes to Oklahoma to convince legendary lawmen Bill Tilghman to star in a bank robbery silent film featuring real outlaws. Tilghman reluctantly agrees, not realizing everyone’s lives…

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Creation (2009)

Creation (2009)

Creation (2009)
IMDb: 6.7
108 min

A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book “On the Origin…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)

The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)

The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)
IMDb: 6.2
129 min

Sudan, East Africa, 1980. A team of Israeli Mossad agents plans to rescue and transfer thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel. To do so, and to avoid raising suspicions from…

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Castle Keep (1969)

Castle Keep (1969)

Castle Keep (1969)
IMDb: 6.2
107 min

During the Battle of the Bulge, an anachronistic count shelters a ragtag squad of Americans in his isolated castle hoping they will defend it against the advancing Germans.

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An Honest Liar (2014)

An Honest Liar (2014)

An Honest Liar (2014)
IMDb: 7.5
90 min

An Honest Liar tells the incredible story of the world-famous magician, escape artist, and world-renowned enemy of deception, James ‘The Amazing’ Randi. The film brings to life Randi’s intricate investigations…

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The Cup (2011)

The Cup (2011)

The Cup (2011)
IMDb: 5.7
99 min

At the heart of this true story is Damien Oliver, a young jockey who loses his only brother in a tragic racing accident, hauntingly reflecting of the way their father…

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Edward II (1991)

Edward II (1991)

Edward II (1991)
IMDb: 6.9
87 min

A modern-dress adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s Elizabethan tragedy about King Edward II’s homosexual relationship with the ambitious Gaveston, and his overthrow by the queen and the outraged nobility.

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El Cid (1961)

El Cid (1961)

El Cid (1961)
IMDb: 7.3
182 min

Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz (“El Cid” to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving…

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Gwen (2018)

Gwen (2018)

Gwen (2018)
IMDb: 6.7
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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