History Movies
Blanche

Blanche

Blanche
IMDb: 6.8
94

Blanche is the young, pure, beautiful wife of the Master of the castle, in a secluded land. Every man is in love with her, including the King and his servant…

Genre: Drama, History
Marketa Lazarová

Marketa Lazarová

Marketa Lazarová
IMDb: 8
166

Mikolás and his brother Adam end up with a young German hostage of noble blood during a robbery. While their clan prepares for the wrath of the German king, Mikolás…

Genre: Drama, History
Armada: 12 Days to Save England

Armada: 12 Days to Save England

Armada: 12 Days to Save England
IMDb: N/A
60 min

Three-part documentary about the sinking of the Spanish Armada, featuring dramatic reconstructions and information gleaned from recently recovered documents. Dan Snow takes to the sea to tell the story of…

Status: Ended
Labyrinth of Cinema

Labyrinth of Cinema

Labyrinth of Cinema
IMDb: 6.6
179

The story centers on a group of young people who travel back in time when they are in a movie theater just before closing time. They witness deaths during the…

Operation Valkyrie

Operation Valkyrie

Operation Valkyrie
IMDb: 6.8
92

In 1944, a group of high command officers plot an attempt against Hitler, and one of the leaders of the conspiracy, Stauffenberg (Sebastian Koch), goes to a meeting with the…

Genre: Drama, History
In Search of Walt Whitman, Part Two: The Civil War and Beyond (1861-1892)

In Search of Walt Whitman, Part Two: The Civil War and Beyond (1861-1892)

In Search of Walt Whitman, Part Two: The Civil War and Beyond (1861-1892)
IMDb: 9
N/A

The poet moves to Washington to care for injured Civil War soldiers but is disillusioned by the Gilded Age after the war. He recovers from a debilitating stroke to live…

In Search of Walt Whitman, Part One: The Early Years (1819-1860)

In Search of Walt Whitman, Part One: The Early Years (1819-1860)

In Search of Walt Whitman, Part One: The Early Years (1819-1860)
IMDb: 9.2
N/A

Walt Whitman rises from a hardscrabble boyhood in Long Island and Brooklyn to write the masterpiece Leaves of Grass in 1855 that revolutionizes literature. Many of his most famous poems…

The Profession of Arms

The Profession of Arms

The Profession of Arms
IMDb: 7
105

In autumn of 1526, the Emperor, Charles V, sends his German landsknechts led by Georg von Frundsberg to march towards Rome. The inferior papal armies, commanded by Giovanni de’Medici, try…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Falling Star

Falling Star

Falling Star
IMDb: 5.1
111

This colourful feature debut from experienced producer Luis Miñarro offers an almost hallucinatory look at the world of Amadeo of Savoy, who was king of an ungovernable Spain for two…

Genre: Drama, History
Hwang Jin Yi

Hwang Jin Yi

Hwang Jin Yi
IMDb: 6.4
141

The story follows Hwang Jin Yi, a kisaeng (female entertainer) who lived in 16th century Korea. Hwang Jin-Yi was a beautiful, talented and intelligent young woman who was able to…

Yoyo

Yoyo

Yoyo
IMDb: 7.5
92

The son of a ruined millionaire and a horsewoman becomes a clown.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Daredevil in the Castle

Daredevil in the Castle

Daredevil in the Castle
IMDb: 6.6
95

During the raging war between the Toyotomi and Tokugawa clans, the swordsman Mohei (whose family has been completely decimated) is recruited by Toyotomi to overcome the seat of power, Osaka…

Genre: Action, History, War
Talking the Pictures

Talking the Pictures

Talking the Pictures
IMDb: 6.2
129

Set at a movie theater in a small village around 100 years ago. Silent films are play at the movie theater. A young man aspires to become a benshi, a…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
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 Book of Vision

The Book of Vision

The Book of Vision
IMDb: 5.3
100

Eva, a mysterious doctor, searches for an answer to her urgent dilemma as she unravels Dr. Anmuth’s Book of Vision. Henry gets involved in her life and is forced to…

Genre: Drama, History
Danton

Danton

Danton
IMDb: 7.5
136

Danton and Robespierre were close friends and fought together in the French Revolution, but by 1793 Robespierre was France’s ruler, determined to wipe out opposition with a series of mass…

Genre: Drama, History
Buddha: The Great Departure

Buddha: The Great Departure

Buddha: The Great Departure
IMDb: 6.2
111

Prince Siddhartha is heir to the Shakya kingdom, which is constantly at war with the more powerful Kosala kingdom. His father tries to raise as him as a warrior leader…

Drum

Drum

Drum
IMDb: 5.4
110

A mid-19th century mulatto slave is torn between his success as a pit-fighter and the injustices of white society.

Resistance 1942

Resistance 1942

Resistance 1942
IMDb: 3.3
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
American Coup

American Coup

American Coup
IMDb: 7.5
98

AMERICAN COUP tells the story of the first coup ever carried out by the CIA – Iran, 1953. Explores the blowback from this seminal event, as well as the coup’s…

Ask This of Rikyu

Ask This of Rikyu

Ask This of Rikyu
IMDb: 6.8
124

Sen no Rikyu (Ebizo Ichikawa) is the son of a fish shop owner. Sen no Rikyu then studies tea and eventually becomes one of the primary influences upon the Japanese…

The Most Reluctant Convert: The Untold Story of C.S. Lewis

The Most Reluctant Convert: The Untold Story of C.S. Lewis

The Most Reluctant Convert: The Untold Story of C.S. Lewis
IMDb: 7.5
87

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

Genre: Drama, History
El Torero de Cordoba

El Torero de Cordoba

El Torero de Cordoba
IMDb: N/A
17

A short documentary about the life and death of the bullfighter Manuel Rodriguez Manolete. It recounts his career this celebrated Spanish bullfighter who was the inspiration for the ill-fated Montalvo…

Camp Confidential: America’s Secret Nazis

Camp Confidential: America’s Secret Nazis

Camp Confidential: America’s Secret Nazis
IMDb: 6.4
34

Camp Confidential: America’s Secret Nazis, is a documentary short featuring animation that focuses on the story of a top secret POW camp that was classified for over 5 decades. In…

Heart of Champions

Heart of Champions

Heart of Champions
IMDb: 5.4
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
Queen Margot

Queen Margot

Queen Margot
IMDb: 7.4
138

Paris, Kingdom of France, August 18, 1572. To avoid the outbreak of a religious war, the Catholic princess Marguerite de Valois, sister of the feeble King Charles IX, marries the…

A Life Interrupted

A Life Interrupted

A Life Interrupted
IMDb: 6
N/A

After Debbie Smith was raped, she didn’t take the law into her own hands. She wrote the law… Based on a true story. In 1989, Debbie Smith was living a…

Genre: Drama, History
The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
IMDb: 6.8
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.

Genre: Drama, History
Women is Losers

Women is Losers

Women is Losers
IMDb: 5.2
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
Cliffs of Freedom

Cliffs of Freedom

Cliffs of Freedom
IMDb: 6
137

The timeless story of an ill-fated romance between a young Greek village girl and a conflicted Turkish officer during the dawn of the Greek War for Independence against the Ottoman…

Genre: Drama, History
Albert R.N.

Albert R.N.

Albert R.N.
IMDb: 6.8
88

The British inmates of a POW camp think they have an informer among them after several escape attempts fail. One of the prisoners constructs a dummy which they christen “Albert”…

Genre: History, War
Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Uncle Tom’s Cabin
IMDb: 6.2
110

The life of an aging black slave, Tom, and the people he interacts with.

Genre: Drama, History
The Lost Lincoln

The Lost Lincoln

The Lost Lincoln
IMDb: 6.8
N/A

For the first time, one of American history’s greatest undiscovered artifacts is revealed — an 1865 image of Abraham Lincoln on his deathbed. Now, Professor Whietny Braun is on a…

Emilija Iš Laisvės Alėjos

Emilija Iš Laisvės Alėjos

Emilija Iš Laisvės Alėjos
IMDb: 7.5
120

Soviet Lithuania in 1972. A young theatre actress is trying to make a difference and tell the forbidden story of repression in a play.

Genre: Drama, History
Titanic Arrogance

Titanic Arrogance

Titanic Arrogance
IMDb: 5.3
40

One hundred years ago the Titanic was launched. We bring you a new and never broadcast HD doc revealing the litany of human error, from the building process, to the…

When Banana Ruled

When Banana Ruled

When Banana Ruled
IMDb: 7.1
54

The abusive harvest of a simple fruit built an empire: the United Fruit Company. A fruit that conquered the markets of the world, but devastated Central America. The amazing story…

William the Conqueror

William the Conqueror

William the Conqueror
IMDb: 5.9
54

Blending drama with the explanations of passionate historians and specialists, this enriched historical reconstruction traces 60 years in the life a man who transformed the Middle Ages and laid the…

Genre: Drama, History
Silver Skates

Silver Skates

Silver Skates
IMDb: 7.1
136

1899, the Christmas-time St.Petersburg. Ice-covered rivers and canals of the capital seethe with festive activities. On the eve of the new century those who should not be destined to meet,…

The Prisoner of Shark Island

The Prisoner of Shark Island

The Prisoner of Shark Island
IMDb: 7.3
97

After setting the leg of John Wilkes Booth, Dr. Samuel Mudd is sent to prison as a conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Genre: Drama, History
It’s My Turn

It’s My Turn

It’s My Turn
IMDb: 7.3
96

The true story of the 1992 car-bombing murder of Paolo Borsellino, an anti-Mafia crusader and Palermo judge, is recounted in this documentary drama.

Genre: Drama, History