History Movies
HHhH

HHhH

HHhH
IMDb: 6.3
120 min

With the Third Reich is at his peak in 1942, the Czech resistance in London plans the most ambitious military operation of WWII – ‘Anthropoid’. Two young recruits are sent…

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Dunkirk

Dunkirk

Dunkirk
IMDb: 8.4
106 min

The miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbor of Dunkirk, France,…

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The Zookeeper’s Wife

The Zookeeper’s Wife

The Zookeeper’s Wife
IMDb: 7.0
127 min

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

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Genre: Drama, History
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers

First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers

First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
IMDb: 6.7
136 min

Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung recounts the horrors she suffered under the rule of the deadly Khmer Rouge.

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Genre: Drama, History
Silence

Silence

Silence
IMDb: 7.2
161 min

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

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Genre: Drama, History
Patriots Day

Patriots Day

Patriots Day
IMDb: 7.4
133 min

An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’s actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find…

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1898. Our Last Men in the Philippines

1898. Our Last Men in the Philippines

1898. Our Last Men in the Philippines
IMDb: 6.4
105 min

The Spanish troops in the Philippines Have to fight for their lives as they are forgot by the Spanish Empire

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Genre: Drama, History, War
A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom
IMDb: 6.8
111 min

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Founder

The Founder

The Founder
IMDb: 7.2
115 min

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z
IMDb: 6.6
141 min

At the dawn of the 20th century, British explorer Percy Fawcett journeys into the Amazon, where he discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited…

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Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge
IMDb: 8.2
139 min

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to win the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Denial

Denial

Denial
IMDb: 6.6
109 min

Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

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Genre: Drama, History
Sully

Sully

Sully
IMDb: 7.5
96 min

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ when Captain ‘Sully’ Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the…

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Genre: Drama, History
Anthropoid

Anthropoid

Anthropoid
IMDb: 7.2
120 min

In December 1941, Czech soldiers Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich.

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Genre: History, Thriller, War
Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones
IMDb: 6.9
139 min

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew…

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Genius

Genius

Genius
IMDb: 6.5
104 min

New York in the 1920s. Max Perkins, literary editor at Scribner’s Sons is the first to sign such subsequent literary greats as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. When a…

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Genre: Drama, History
Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle
IMDb: 7.4
106 min

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself –…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Colonia

Colonia

Colonia
IMDb: 7.1
106 min

A young woman’s desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.

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The Finest Hours

The Finest Hours

The Finest Hours
IMDb: 6.8
117 min

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
IMDb: N/A
144

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Ip Man 3

Ip Man 3

Ip Man 3
IMDb: 7.1
105 min

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Land of Mine

Land of Mine

Land of Mine
IMDb: 7.8
100 min

In the days following the surrender of Germany in May 1945, a group of young German prisoners of war were handed over to the Danish authorities and subsequently sent out…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human…

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Spotlight

Spotlight

Spotlight
IMDb: 8.1
128 min

The true story of how The Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child abuse and the cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its…

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Suffragette

Suffragette

Suffragette
IMDb: 6.9
106 min

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

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Genre: Drama, History
Experimenter

Experimenter

Experimenter
IMDb: 6.6
98 min

Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into…

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Genre: Drama, History
Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs
IMDb: N/A
122

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint…

Genre: Drama, History
Macbeth

Macbeth

Macbeth
IMDb: 6.7
113 min

Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The 33

The 33

The 33
IMDb: N/A
120

Based on a true story about the collapse at the mine in San Jose, Chile that left 33 miners isolated underground for 69 days.

Genre: Drama, History
Admiral

Admiral

Admiral
IMDb: 7.1
151 min

When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and faces its own civil war no less, only one man, Michael de Ruyter, can lead…

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Selma

Selma

Selma
IMDb: 7.5
128 min

“Selma,” as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game
IMDb: 8.0
114 min

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain’s top-secret…

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Mr. Turner

Mr. Turner

Mr. Turner
IMDb: 6.8
150 min

Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.

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Genre: Drama, History
Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth
IMDb: 7.3
129 min

Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Video Games: The Movie

Video Games: The Movie

Video Games: The Movie
IMDb: 6.1
101 min

From executive producer Zach Braff and director Jeremy Snead, “Video Games: The Movie” is an epic feature length documentary chronicling the meteoric rise of video games from nerd niche to…

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Pompeii

Pompeii

Pompeii
IMDb: 5.5
105 min

Set in 79 A.D., POMPEII tells the epic story of Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia,…

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The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men
IMDb: N/A
118

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Railway Man

The Railway Man

The Railway Man
IMDb: 7.1
116 min

A victim from World War II’s “Death Railway” sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Physician

The Physician

The Physician
IMDb: 7.2
150 min

The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become…

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
IMDb: 7.1
141 min

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

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Genre: Drama, History