History Movies
Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches

Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches

Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches
IMDb: 7.3
60

Acclaimed actors draw from five of Douglass’ legendary speeches, to represent a different moment in the tumultuous history of 19th century America as well as a different stage of Douglass’…

The Battle at Lake Changjin

The Battle at Lake Changjin

The Battle at Lake Changjin
IMDb: 5.2
176

Korean War, winter 1950. In the frozen and snowy area of Changjin Lake, a bloody battle is about to begin between the elite troops of the United States and China.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure

The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure

The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure
IMDb: 6.3
126

A gutsy crew of Joseon pirates and bandits battle stormy waters, puzzling clues and militant rivals in search of royal gold lost at sea.

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.

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…

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
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…

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…

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…

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
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
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
Benediction

Benediction

Benediction
IMDb: 6.8
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…

The Martha Mitchell Effect

The Martha Mitchell Effect

The Martha Mitchell Effect
IMDb: 6.7
28

She was once as famous as Jackie O — and then she tried to take down a President. Martha Mitchell was the unlikeliest of whistleblowers: a Republican wife who was…

Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes

Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes

Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes
IMDb: 8
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,…

The Haunting of the Tower of London

The Haunting of the Tower of London

The Haunting of the Tower of London
IMDb: 4.5
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
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.

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…

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
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.

Sophie: A Murder In West Cork

Sophie: A Murder In West Cork

Sophie: A Murder In West Cork
TMDb: 7.3
50 min

Three-part documentary on Sophie Toscan Du Plantier, the French film and TV producer who was killed while at her isolated holiday cottage in West Cork, Ireland, in 1996

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How to Become a Tyrant

How to Become a Tyrant

How to Become a Tyrant
TMDb: 7.6
30 min

To govern with an iron fist, it is necessary to know very well the game of absolute power, as shown by the infamous dictators presented in this documentary series.

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Chernobyl

Chernobyl

Chernobyl
IMDb: 4.3
136

Chernobyl: Abyss is the first major Russian feature film about the aftermath of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station, when hundreds of people sacrificed their lives to clean…

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture
IMDb: 5.7
98

A chainsaw-wielding George Washington teams with beer-loving bro Sam Adams to take down the Brits in a tongue-in-cheek riff on the American Revolution.

Diana

Diana

Diana
IMDb: n/A
N/A

A princess thrust onto the world stage. The tabloid media captivated by her beauty and vulnerability. The globe’s most celebrated monarchy disrupted. This is the story of the most famous…

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…

Deadliest Warrior

Deadliest Warrior

Deadliest Warrior
TMDb: 6.8
45 min

Deadliest Warrior was a television program in which information on historical or modern warriors and their weapons are used to determine which of them is the “deadliest” based upon tests…

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Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo

Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo

Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo
TMDb: 7.1
90 min

In early 1972, Ita Buttrose and Kerry Packer got together to create a magazine that became one of the most dramatic sensations in Australian publishing history. CLEO Magazine – begun…

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Forbidden History

Forbidden History

Forbidden History
TMDb: 6.3
44 min

Jamie Theakston uncovers the startling truth behind great myths, historical legends, conspiracy theories, ancient treasures, lost civilisations and war time secrets.

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Superbook

Superbook

Superbook
TMDb: 6.6
25 min

Superbook, also known as Animated Parent and Child Theatre, is an anime television series initially produced by Tatsunoko Productions in Japan in conjunction with the Christian Broadcasting Network in the…

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McMillion$

McMillion$

McMillion$
TMDb: 8.5
55 min

A detailed account of the McDonald’s Monopoly game scam during the 1990s as told by the participants in the case, including the prizewinners and the FBI agents who caught the…

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ANZAC Girls

ANZAC Girls

ANZAC Girls
TMDb: 7.5
58 min

The unique, and rarely told true stories of Australian and New Zealand nurses serving at Gallipoli and the Western Front during the First World War.

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How the Victorians Built Britain

How the Victorians Built Britain

How the Victorians Built Britain
TMDb: 8.4
N/A

This series travels the length and breadth of Britain to find out how the Victorians built Britain. It uncovers the incredible and surprising stories behind iconic landmarks; discovers the hidden…

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Preis der Freiheit

Preis der Freiheit

Preis der Freiheit
TMDb: 6.8
N/A

ThelifeofthreesistersshortlybeforethefalloftheBerlinWall.

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Genre: Drama, History
Eating History

Eating History

Eating History
TMDb: 3.6
N/A

Vintage food expert ‘Old Smokey’ and collector Josh Macuga, uncover and eat the oldest and most shocking foods to have survived history.

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Genre: History
Roots Less Traveled

Roots Less Traveled

Roots Less Traveled
TMDb: 6
NA min

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Lost Cities with Albert Lin

Lost Cities with Albert Lin

Lost Cities with Albert Lin
TMDb: 6.4
N/A

A mission to discover and re-create unexcavated worlds still hidden beneath the earth.

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