History Movies

Dumb Money Dumb Money
Dumb Money
IMDb: N/A
104

Vlogger Keith Gill sinks his life savings into GameStop stock and posts about it. When social media starts blowing up, so do his life and the lives of everyone following…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Oppenheimer Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer
IMDb: 8.6
181

The story of J. Robert Oppenheimer’s role in the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.

The Hill The Hill
The Hill
IMDb: N/A
126

The story of Rickey Hill, who overcomes his physical disability and repairs his relationship with his father in a quest to become a major league baseball (MLB) player.

Genre: Drama, History
Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World
Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World
IMDb: 6.6
129

Fueled by an impoverished childhood, George Foreman channeled his anger into becoming an Olympic Gold medalist and World Heavyweight Champion, followed by a near-death experience that took him from the…

Genre: Drama, History
The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die
The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die
IMDb: 6.9
111

In the wake of King Edward’s death, Uhtred of Bebbanburg and his comrades adventure across a fractured kingdom in the hopes of uniting England at last.

Air Air
Air
IMDb: 7.4
112

Discover the game-changing partnership between a then undiscovered Michael Jordan and Nike’s fledgling basketball division which revolutionized the world of sports and culture with the Air Jordan brand.

His Only Son His Only Son
His Only Son
IMDb: 6.0
106

His Only Son recounts one of the most controversial moments in the Old Testament—when Abraham was commanded by God to sacrifice his son Isaac on the mountain of Moriah. While…

BlackBerry BlackBerry
BlackBerry
IMDb: 7.4
119

Two mismatched entrepreneurs – egghead innovator Mike Lazaridis and cut-throat businessman Jim Balsillie – joined forces in an endeavour that was to become a worldwide hit in little more than…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Chevalier Chevalier
Chevalier
IMDb: 6.5
107

The illegitimate son of an African slave and a French plantation owner, Bologne rises to improbable heights in French society as a celebrated violinist-composer and fencer, complete with an ill-fated…

Genre: Drama, History, Music
Tetris Tetris
Tetris
IMDb: 7.4
118

In 1988, American video game salesman Henk Rogers discovers the video game Tetris. When he sets out to bring the game to the world, he enters a dangerous web of…

True Spirit True Spirit
True Spirit
IMDb: 6.8
109

When the tenacious young sailor Jessica Watson sets out to be the youngest person to sail solo, nonstop and unassisted around the world, many expect her to fail. With the…

The Banshees of Inisherin The Banshees of Inisherin
The Banshees of Inisherin
IMDb: 7.7
114

Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.

Narvik Narvik
Narvik
IMDb: 6.6
108

April, 1940. The eyes of the world are on Narvik, a small town in northern Norway, a source of the iron ore needed for Hitler’s war machine. Through two months…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Battle for Saipan Battle for Saipan
Battle for Saipan
IMDb: 4.1
94

On July 7, 1944, a U.S. Army hospital on the remote island of Saipan is overrun by Japanese forces during a relentless attack. Outgunned and surrounded by the enemy, a…

Genre: Action, History, War
Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody
Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody
IMDb: 6.6
144

The joyous, emotional, heartbreaking celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston, the greatest female R&B pop vocalist of all time. Tracking her journey from obscurity to musical superstardom.

Genre: Drama, History, Music
Emancipation Emancipation
Emancipation
IMDb: 6.2
132

Inspired by the gripping true story of a man who would do anything for his family—and for freedom. When Peter, an enslaved man, risks his life to escape and return…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend
Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend
IMDb: 5.4
97

Follow the launch of Lamborghini’s career as a manufacturer of tractors, a creator of military vehicles during World War II, and the designer of Lamborghini cars, which he launched in…

Genre: Drama, History
Call Jane Call Jane
Call Jane
IMDb: 6.4
121

A married woman with an unwanted pregnancy lives in a time in America where she can’t get a legal abortion and works with a group of suburban women to find…

Genre: Drama, History
All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front
All Quiet on the Western Front
IMDb: 7.8
147

Paul Baumer and his friends Albert and Muller, egged on by romantic dreams of heroism, voluntarily enlist in the German army. Full of excitement and patriotic fervour, the boys enthusiastically…

The Woman King The Woman King
The Woman King
IMDb: 6.9
135

The story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Medieval Medieval
Medieval
IMDb: 5.9
126

The story of 14th century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Amsterdam Amsterdam
Amsterdam
IMDb: 6.1
134

In the 1930s, three friends—a doctor, a nurse, and an attorney—witness a murder, become suspects themselves and uncover one of the most outrageous plots in North American history.

The Greatest Beer Run Ever The Greatest Beer Run Ever
The Greatest Beer Run Ever
IMDb: 6.8
126

Chickie wants to support his friends fighting in Vietnam, so he does something wild—personally bring them American beer. What starts as a well-meaning journey quickly changes Chickie’s life and perspective….

Emily Emily
Emily
IMDb: 6.8
130

Tells the imagined life of one of the world’s most famous authors, Emily Brontë, as she finds her voice and writes the literary classic Wuthering Heights, and explores the relationships…

Till Till
Till
IMDb: 7.2
131

The true story of Mamie Till Mobley’s relentless pursuit of justice for her 14 year old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi.

Genre: Drama, History
Razzennest Razzennest
Razzennest
IMDb: 5.4
81

South African enfant terrible filmmaker and artiste-cineaste Manus Oosthuizen meets with Rotten Tomatoes-approved indie film critic Babette Cruickshank in an Echo Park sound studio. With key members of Manus’s crew…

The Swimmers The Swimmers
The Swimmers
IMDb: 7.4
134

From war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics, two young sisters embark on a risky voyage, putting their hearts and their swimming skills to heroic use.

Genre: Drama, History
Benediction Benediction
Benediction
IMDb: 6.7
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…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher
Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher
IMDb: 5.5
107

At the turn of the 19th century, Pugilism was the sport of kings and a gifted young boxer fought his way to becoming champion of England.

Genre: Drama, History
Elvis Elvis
Elvis
IMDb: 7.3
159

The life story of Elvis Presley as seen through the complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

Spitfire Over Berlin Spitfire Over Berlin
Spitfire Over Berlin
IMDb: 3.1
80

August 1944. With the American Eighth Air Force poised to strike over Nazi Germany, British Intelligence learns that they could be flying into a deadly trap. With only hours to…

Genre: Action, History, War
Man of God Man of God
Man of God
IMDb: 7.0
109

Exiled unjustly, convicted without trial, slandered without cause. Man of God depicts the trials and tribulations of Saint Nektarios of Aegina, as he bears the unjust hatred of his enemies…

Genre: Drama, History
Hostile Territory Hostile Territory
Hostile Territory
IMDb: 4.7
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…

Operation Mincemeat Operation Mincemeat
Operation Mincemeat
IMDb: 6.6
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
Werewolf Castle Werewolf Castle
Werewolf Castle
IMDb: 3.8
92

When a pack of werewolves attack a medieval village, Thorfinn, whose lover perished in the attack, joins knights Thomas, Osmund, Hamelin, and Hal Skullsplitter as they lead the fight back…

Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches
Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches
IMDb: 7.8
58

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’…

Against the Ice Against the Ice
Against the Ice
IMDb: 6.5
101

In 1909, two explorers fight to survive after they’re left behind while on a Denmark expedition in ice-covered Greenland.

The Martha Mitchell Effect The Martha Mitchell Effect
The Martha Mitchell Effect
IMDb: 6.6
40

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 discredited by…

A Forbidden Orange A Forbidden Orange
A Forbidden Orange
IMDb: 6.3
85

Spain, 1970s. A Clockwork Orange, a film considered by critics and audiences as one of the best works in the history of cinema, directed by Stanley Kubrick and released in…

The Lady of Heaven The Lady of Heaven
The Lady of Heaven
IMDb: 5.8
141

Two stories separated by 1400 years. After losing his mother in the midst of a war-torn country, an Iraqi child, learns the importance and power of patience by discovering the…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
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: 7.0
87

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

Genre: Drama, History
The Pilot. A Battle for Survival The Pilot. A Battle for Survival
The Pilot. A Battle for Survival
IMDb: 6.1
105

December of 1941, Northwestern Front. A German tank column is moving towards Moscow. During a mission to stop the enemy advance, Nikolai Komlev’s IL-2 is shot down. Komlev manages to…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Munich: The Edge of War Munich: The Edge of War
Munich: The Edge of War
IMDb: 6.8
129

At the tense 1938 Munich Conference, former friends who now work for opposing governments become reluctant spies racing to expose a Nazi secret.

Genre: Drama, History
Redeeming Love Redeeming Love
Redeeming Love
IMDb: 6.7
134

A retelling of the biblical book of Hosea set against the backdrop of the California Gold Rush of 1850.

The Last Duel The Last Duel
The Last Duel
IMDb: 7.4
153

King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire by challenging him to a duel.

Autumn Girl Autumn Girl
Autumn Girl
IMDb: 5.5
105

Polish film and music icon Kalina Jedrusik, a scandalous free-spirited sex symbol, fights for her independence in the prude society of the 1960s.

Genre: Drama, History
Being the Ricardos Being the Ricardos
Being the Ricardos
IMDb: 6.5
132

Follows Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz as they face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.

Genre: Drama, History
House of Gucci House of Gucci
House of Gucci
IMDb: 6.6
158

When Patrizia Reggiani, an outsider from humble beginnings, marries into the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition begins to unravel the family legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence,…

Genre: Crime, Drama, History
King Richard King Richard
King Richard
IMDb: 7.5
145

Richard Williams serves as a coach to his daughters Venus and Serena, who will soon become two of the most legendary tennis players in history.

Genre: Drama, History
The Survivor The Survivor
The Survivor
IMDb: 6.7
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…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Eyes of Tammy Faye The Eyes of Tammy Faye
The Eyes of Tammy Faye
IMDb: 6.6
126

In the 1970s and ’80s, Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and a theme park, and were revered for…

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.

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
Diana: The Musical Diana: The Musical
Diana: The Musical
IMDb: 4.4
117

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

Swallow Swallow
Swallow
IMDb: 4.0
N/A

Set in the 1980s, Tolani Ajao is a bank secretary in Lagos, who finds herself persuaded by her friend Rose Adamson to enter the world of drug trafficking.

Burning at Both Ends Burning at Both Ends
Burning at Both Ends
IMDb: 5.1
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, War
Respect Respect
Respect
IMDb: 6.6
145

The rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.

Genre: Drama, History, Music
Camp Confidential: America’s Secret Nazis Camp Confidential: America’s Secret Nazis
Camp Confidential: America’s Secret Nazis
IMDb: 6.6
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…

The Mad Women’s Ball The Mad Women’s Ball
The Mad Women’s Ball
IMDb: 6.6
122

Eugenie has a unique gift: she hears and sees the dead. When her family discovers her secret, at the end of the 19th century, she is taken by her father…

Foxhole Foxhole
Foxhole
IMDb: 4.0
95

A multi-generational anthology about the horrors of war in various foxholes that possibly include that of the Civil War, World War I/II, and Vietnam.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Worth Worth
Worth
IMDb: 6.8
118

Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers…

Genre: Drama, History
9/11: Inside the President’s War Room 9/11: Inside the President’s War Room
9/11: Inside the President’s War Room
IMDb: 7.5
89

Experience the events of September 11, 2001 through the eyes of President Bush and his closest advisors as they personally detail the crucial hours and key decisions from that historic…

No Man of God No Man of God
No Man of God
IMDb: 6.4
100

Based on real life transcripts culled from conversations between FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier and serial killer Ted Bundy that took place between 1984 and 1989, No Man of God details…

The Duke The Duke
The Duke
IMDb: 6.9
96

In 1961, a 60 year old taxi driver stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only)…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
IMDb: 8.0
117

During the same summer as Woodstock, over 300,000 people attended the Harlem Cultural Festival, celebrating African American music and culture, and promoting Black pride and unity. The footage from the…

Murder by the Coast Murder by the Coast
Murder by the Coast
IMDb: 6.5
88

In 1999, teen Rocío Wanninkhof is murdered. Her mother’s ex-partner, Dolores Vázquez, is suspected. Did she do it? A second victim reveals the truth.

Into the Darkness Into the Darkness
Into the Darkness
IMDb: 6.4
152

Karlskov is a self made, successful owner of a large electronics factory, has a wife and five children. They live the good, privileged upper-class life on Strandvejen north of Copenhagen…

Genre: Drama, History, War
12 Mighty Orphans 12 Mighty Orphans
12 Mighty Orphans
IMDb: 6.9
118

Haunted by his mysterious past, a devoted high school football coach leads a scrawny team of orphans to the state championship during the Great Depression and inspires a broken nation…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Witnesses Witnesses
Witnesses
IMDb: 4.1
110

The gripping true story of the first three witnesses to the Book of Mormon.

Genre: Drama, History
Vivandiere Vivandiere
Vivandiere
IMDb: 4.4
57

Two young women from both sides of the Civil War volunteer as battlefield nurses, facing down scornful commanders and murderous war criminals to accomplish their hazardous duty.

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Match The Match
The Match
IMDb: 5.8
119

Inspired by true events from the spring of 1944 when the Nazis organized a football match between a team of camp inmates and an elite Nazi team on Adolf Hitler’s…

Genre: Drama, History
Minamata Minamata
Minamata
IMDb: 7.2
115

War photographer W. Eugene Smith travels back to Japan where he documents the devastating effect of mercury poisoning in coastal communities.

Genre: Drama, History
The Ghosts of Borley Rectory The Ghosts of Borley Rectory
The Ghosts of Borley Rectory
IMDb: 3.6
80

Harry Price investigates the ghosts of Borley Rectory during his stay there.

Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Edge of the World Edge of the World
Edge of the World
IMDb: 5.3
101

Biopic about Sir James Brooke, the British adventurer who became King of Sarawak in the 1840’s and embarked on a lifelong crusade to end piracy and head-hunting – only to…

Adventures of a Mathematician Adventures of a Mathematician
Adventures of a Mathematician
IMDb: 5.7
102

The warmhearted story of Polish immigrant and mathematician Stan Ulam, who moved to the U.S. in the 1930s. Stan deals with the difficult losses of family and friends all while…

Genre: Drama, History
Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island
Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island
IMDb: 2.6
82

During the last desperate months of World War II, an Allied mission to regain Ramree Island off the coast of Burma ends in horror when an embattled group of soldiers…

Oslo Oslo
Oslo
IMDb: 6.6
118

The true story of negotiations between implacable enemies — the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian…

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally
American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally
IMDb: 5.7
107

The life of American woman Mildred Gillars and her lawyer, who struggles to redeem her reputation. Dubbed “Axis Sally” for broadcasting Nazi propaganda to American troops during World War II,…

Genre: Drama, History
Nail Bomber: Manhunt Nail Bomber: Manhunt
Nail Bomber: Manhunt
IMDb: 6.3
72

This documentary examines the 1999 London bombings that targeted Black, Bangladeshi and gay communities, and the race to find the far-right perpetrator. He terrorized a city, seeking to ignite a…

Cliff Walkers Cliff Walkers
Cliff Walkers
IMDb: 6.5
120

Set in the puppet state of Manchukuo in the 1930s, the film follows four Communist party special agents who return to China after receiving training in the Soviet Union. Together,…

First Signal First Signal
First Signal
IMDb: 3.5
102

When Air Force Space Command receives a signal from an alien satellite in Earth orbit an emergency meeting with the President reveals a government conspiracy.

The Courier The Courier
The Courier
IMDb: 7.2
112

Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Chernobyl 1986 Chernobyl 1986
Chernobyl 1986
IMDb: 5.1
136

The aftermath of a shocking explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station made hundreds of people sacrifice their lives to clean up the site of the catastrophe and to successfully…

Roe v. Wade Roe v. Wade
Roe v. Wade
IMDb: 3.7
112

Dr. Bernard Nathanson and Dr. Mildred Jefferson square off in a national battle in this untold conspiracy that led to the most famous and controversial court case in history.

Genre: Drama, History
The United States vs. Billie Holiday The United States vs. Billie Holiday
The United States vs. Billie Holiday
IMDb: 6.3
131

The Federal Bureau of Narcotics launches an undercover sting operation against jazz singer Billie Holiday.

Genre: Drama, History, Music
Homesick Homesick
Homesick
IMDb: 3.6
112

A university student returns home to self-isolate during the lockdown. He’s totally alone, he’s caught the virus and in order to cope, he’s started to talk to himself.

Women is Losers Women is Losers
Women is Losers
IMDb: 5.9
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
Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror
Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror
IMDb: 7.6
193

Explores the folk horror phenomenon from its beginnings in a trilogy of films – Witchfinder General, Blood on Satan’s Claw and The Wicker Man – through its proliferation on British…

Judas and the Black Messiah Judas and the Black Messiah
Judas and the Black Messiah
IMDb: 7.4
126

Bill O’Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle…

Texas Red Texas Red
Texas Red
IMDb: 3.9
84

Part of the 12 Western feature films to be made in 12 months during 2020, this film tells the story of Texas Red, an African-American man who was hunted by…

Flooded Tombs of the Nile Flooded Tombs of the Nile
Flooded Tombs of the Nile
IMDb: 6.4
44

Outside the Sudanese capital Khartoum, the remains of an ancient city stand in the desert. Are you ready to dive beneath the pyramids of Sudan’s black pharaohs?

Son of the South Son of the South
Son of the South
IMDb: 6.2
104

Bob Zellner, grandson of a Klansman, comes of age in the Deep South and eventually joins the Civil Rights Movement.

Genre: Drama, History
Lost Treasure of Jesse James Lost Treasure of Jesse James
Lost Treasure of Jesse James
IMDb: 3.4
98

A backwoods team of Missouri kids race to solve a 100 year old mystery and save their friends in this family friendly action adventure. Chased deep into ancient caves they…

Mank Mank
Mank
IMDb: 6.8
132

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

The Dig The Dig
The Dig
IMDb: 7.1
112

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain’s past resonate…

Genre: Drama, History
The Forgotten Battle The Forgotten Battle
The Forgotten Battle
IMDb: 7.1
124

November 1944. On the flooded isle of Walcheren, Zeeland, thousands of Allied soldiers are battling the German army. Three young lives become inextricably connected. A Dutch boy fighting for the…

Genre: Drama, History, War