History Movies
2006 Alatriste

Alatriste

Alatriste
2006
IMDb: 6.1
145 min

In 17th century Spain Diego Alatriste, a brave and heroic soldier, is fighting in his King’s army in the Flandes region. His best mate, Balboa, falls in a trap and,…

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2006 Bobby

Bobby

Bobby
2006
IMDb: 7.0
117 min

In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in…

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2006 Flyboys

Flyboys

Flyboys
2006
IMDb: 6.5
140 min

The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country’s first fighter pilots.

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2018 22 July

22 July

22 July
2018
IMDb: 6.8
143 min

In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story…

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2018 12 Strong

12 Strong

12 Strong
2018
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
2006 Goya’s Ghosts

Goya’s Ghosts

Goya’s Ghosts
2006
IMDb: 6.9
113 min

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.

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2018 Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots
2018
IMDb: 6.5
124 min

Mary Stuart, considered by many the legitimate sovereign of England, attempts to overthrow her cousin Queen Elizabeth I, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

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2006 The Nativity Story

The Nativity Story

The Nativity Story
2006
IMDb: 6.8
101 min

Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and visually lush adaptation of the biblical…

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Genre: Drama, Family, History
2006 The Wind That Shakes the Barley

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

The Wind That Shakes the Barley
2006
IMDb: 7.5
127 min

In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O’Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend’s farm, British Black and…

Genre: Drama, History, War
2006 Days of Glory

Days of Glory

Days of Glory
2006
IMDb: 7.1
120 min

During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
2018 The Favourite

The Favourite

The Favourite
2018
IMDb: 8.3
119 min

In 18th century England, the close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah’s cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the…

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2018 Les Misérables

Les Misérables

Les Misérables
2018
TMDb: 10
60 min

Television adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel which follows Jean Valjean as he evades capture by the unyielding Inspector Javert. Set against a backdrop of post-Napoleonic France as unrest beings…

Status: Returning Series
1960 Sunrise at Campobello

Sunrise at Campobello

Sunrise at Campobello
1960
IMDb: 7.1
144 min

The story of Franklin Roosevelt’s bout with polio at age 40 in 1921 and how his family (and especially wife Eleanor) cope with his illness. From being stricken while vacationing…

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Genre: Drama, History
2007 Charlie Wilson’s War

Charlie Wilson’s War

Charlie Wilson’s War
2007
IMDb: 7.1
102 min

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
2007 Eichmann

Eichmann

Eichmann
2007
IMDb: 5.9
96 min

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Genre: Drama, History
2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Elizabeth: The Golden Age
2007
IMDb: 6.9
114 min

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2007 Goodbye Bafana

Goodbye Bafana

Goodbye Bafana
2007
IMDb: 7.1
118 min

Genre: Drama, History
2007 In the Valley of Elah

In the Valley of Elah

In the Valley of Elah
2007
IMDb: 7.2
121 min

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2007 Katyn

Katyn

Katyn
2007
IMDb: 7.1
121 min

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Genre: Drama, History, War
2007 Lions for Lambs

Lions for Lambs

Lions for Lambs
2007
IMDb: 6.2
92 min

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2007 Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan
2007
IMDb: 7.3
126 min

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2018 The Brawler

The Brawler

The Brawler
2018
IMDb: N/A
95 min

The true story of underdog boxer, Chuck Wepner, who gets a shot to fight the champ, Muhammed Ali.

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2016 On Wings of Eagles

On Wings of Eagles

On Wings of Eagles
2016
IMDb: 5.8
108 min

Eric Liddell – China’s first gold medalist and one of Scotland’s greatest athletes – returns to war-torn China.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
2007 Sword of the Stranger

Sword of the Stranger

Sword of the Stranger
2007
IMDb: 7.8
103 min

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1940 Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Abe Lincoln in Illinois
1940
IMDb: 7.4
110 min

Abe Lincoln in Illinois is a 1940 biographical film which tells the story of the life of Abraham Lincoln from his departure from Kentucky until his election as President of…

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Genre: Drama, History
2007 The Warlords

The Warlords

The Warlords
2007
IMDb: 7.1
126 min

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
2018 King of Thieves

King of Thieves

King of Thieves
2018
IMDb: 5.9
108 min

A caper film about the unlikely gang of retirees that pulled off the daring Hatton Garden jewellery heist of 2015.

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1948 The Black Arrow

The Black Arrow

The Black Arrow
1948
IMDb: 6.1
76 min

A young British nobleman comes back from fighting in the War of the Roses to discover that his father has been murdered by an old family friend who is now…

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2018 Ashes in the Snow

Ashes in the Snow

Ashes in the Snow
2018
IMDb: 8.2
98 min

The coming-of-age tale of 16-year-old Lina Vilkas who is deported to Siberia amid Stalin’s reign of terror in the Baltic region during WWII. An aspiring artist, she secretly documents her…

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2007 Breach

Breach

Breach
2007
IMDb: 7.0
110 min

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2007 Nanking

Nanking

Nanking
2007
IMDb: 7.8
88 min

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1940 Edison, the Man

Edison, the Man

Edison, the Man
1940
IMDb: 7.1
107 min

In flashback, fifty years after inventing the light bulb, an 82-year-old Edison tells his story starting at age twenty-two with his arrival in New York. He’s on his way with…

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Genre: Drama, History
1939 The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
1939
IMDb: 7.0
93 min

In 1911, minor stage comic, Vernon Castle meets the stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they marry and then abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career together. While they’re…

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2018 Vice

Vice

Vice
2018
IMDb: 7.0
132 min

George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney’s impressive résumé includes…

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2008 Cadillac Records

Cadillac Records

Cadillac Records
2008
IMDb: 7.0
109 min

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
2008 Che: Part One

Che: Part One

Che: Part One
2008
IMDb: 7.2
134 min

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Genre: Drama, History, War
2008 Che: Part Two

Che: Part Two

Che: Part Two
2008
IMDb: 6.9
135 min

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Genre: Drama, History, War
2008 Defiance

Defiance

Defiance
2008
IMDb: 7.2
137 min

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
2008 Flame & Citron

Flame & Citron

Flame & Citron
2008
IMDb: 7.3
130 min

Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
2008 Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon
2008
IMDb: 7.7
122 min

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Genre: Drama, History