History Movies
The Forgotten Battle

The Forgotten Battle

The Forgotten Battle
IMDb: 7.4
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
The Ghosts of Borley Rectory

The Ghosts of Borley Rectory

The Ghosts of Borley Rectory
IMDb: 6.2
80

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

Witnesses

Witnesses

Witnesses
IMDb: 4.7
110

David Whitmer, Oliver Cowdery and Martin Harris face ridicule and persecution when they claim to have seen angels and hefted golden plates containing ancient inscriptions.

Fauci

Fauci

Fauci
IMDb: 2.1
104

Exclusive access into the career and life of the public servant who has advised seven U.S. presidents beginning with the AIDS pandemic in the 1980s and through SARS, Ebola and…

Swallow

Swallow

Swallow
IMDb: 3.1
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.

Adventures of a Mathematician

Adventures of a Mathematician

Adventures of a Mathematician
IMDb: 6.5
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…

Her Socialist Smile

Her Socialist Smile

Her Socialist Smile
IMDb: 6.1
93

The memory of a particular moment in early 20th century history when, in 1913, Helen Keller (1880-1968), a deaf-blind writer, lecturer and political activist, spoke, for the first time and…

Vivandière

Vivandière

Vivandière
IMDb: 5.3
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: Action, 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.

No Man of God

No Man of God

No Man of God
IMDb: 6.6
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…

Brave: Gunjyo Senki

Brave: Gunjyo Senki

Brave: Gunjyo Senki
IMDb: 6.3
115

Students, including Aoi Nishino, take part in class and sports activity at a prestigious high school. Aoi Nishino is a member of the school’s archery club. He practices archery studiously…

Charming the Hearts of Men

Charming the Hearts of Men

Charming the Hearts of Men
IMDb: 5.8
N/A

A romantic drama set during the politically charged early 60s where a sophisticated woman returns to her Southern home town and discovers her options are limited yet discrimination is plentiful….

Genre: Drama, History
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later
IMDb: 7.4
N/A

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later is told entirely from the first-person perspective of leaders, physicists, soldiers and survivors.

Coming for the King

Coming for the King

Coming for the King
IMDb: 5.8
67

Coming for the King is a fictional account of the events and the people that surrounded Martin Luther King Jr. from early 1963 until his untimely demise in the Spring…

Genre: Drama, History
Worth

Worth

Worth
IMDb: 6.6
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…

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street
IMDb: 8
107

Take a stroll down Sesame Street and witness the birth of the most influential children’s show in television history. From the iconic furry characters to the classic songs you know…

Funérailles d’État

Funérailles d’État

Funérailles d’État
IMDb: 7.2
135

The enigma of the personality cult is revealed in the grand spectacle of Stalin’s funeral. The film is based on unique archive footage, shot in the USSR on March 5…

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…

Max & Me

Max & Me

Max & Me
IMDb: 3.2
N/A
N/A

The story unfolds through a present-day encounter of an older man, Gunther, and a rebellious teenager, DJ, as the story of Father Max teaches the young boy about love and…

The Glorias

The Glorias

The Glorias
IMDb: 8.1
147

An equal rights crusader, journalist and activist: Gloria Steinem embodies these and more. From her role in the revolutionary women’s rights movement to her travels throughout the U.S. and around…

Streltsov

Streltsov

Streltsov
IMDb: 7.1
101

By the age of twenty, Eduard Streltsov has everything one can dream of: talent, fame and love. He is the rising star of Soviet football. The whole country, with bated…

The Legend of Tomiris

The Legend of Tomiris

The Legend of Tomiris
IMDb: 6.8
156

This is the story of the life of the great queen of of the steppe – legendary Tomiris. She is destined to become a skillful warrior, survive the loss of…

Genre: Drama, History
The Burning of Atlanta

The Burning of Atlanta

The Burning of Atlanta
IMDb: 5.1
N/A

“The Burning of Atlanta” is the story of the destruction of a major city near the end of the war, and the desperation and terror this causes in the lives…

Genre: Action, History
Disclosure

Disclosure

Disclosure
IMDb: 7.3
107

An investigation of how Hollywood’s fabled stories have deeply influenced how Americans feel about transgender people, and how transgender people have been taught to feel about themselves.

I AM PATRICK

I AM PATRICK

I AM PATRICK
IMDb: 8.1
125

I AM PATRICK peels back centuries of legend and myth to tell the true story of Saint Patrick. Through historical re-enactments, expert interviews and Patrick’s own writings, experience the journey…

The Trial of the Chicago 7

The Trial of the Chicago 7

The Trial of the Chicago 7
IMDb: 6.8
130

What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest—including…

Kalashnikov

Kalashnikov

Kalashnikov
IMDb: 5.9
105

Tank commander Kalashnikov is severely injured in battle in 1941. The accident leaves him incapacitated and unable to return to the front line. While recovering in the hospital he begins creating…

Beyond Barricades

Beyond Barricades

Beyond Barricades
IMDb: 5.8
87

Beyond Barricades is a documentary on political punk band Anti-Flag, featuring interviews with Tom Morello, Billy Bragg, Tim McIlrath, Brian Baker & More. The film explores the trials and tribulations…

The Knight and the Princess

The Knight and the Princess

The Knight and the Princess
IMDb: 7.7
95

A young man, Mohammed Al Kassim, is frustrated by the number of injustices . He decides to make a difference. He fights through his enemies and eventually gets to the…

Mank

Mank

Mank
IMDb: 8.3
133

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: 6.5
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…

Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train

Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train

Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train
IMDb: 8.7
117

Tanjirō Kamado, joined with Inosuke Hashibira, a boy raised by boars who wears a boar’s head, and Zenitsu Agatsuma, a scared boy who reveals his true power when he sleeps,…

Radium Girls

Radium Girls

Radium Girls
IMDb: 6.2
102

Young women toiling in a factory are exposed to hazardous material which takes a disastrous toll on their health.

Genre: Drama, History
Your Name Engraved Herein

Your Name Engraved Herein

Your Name Engraved Herein
IMDb: 7.6
118

In 1987, as martial law ends in Taiwan, Jia-han and Birdy fall in love amid family pressure, homophobia and social stigma.

Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President

Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President

Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President
IMDb: 7.3
96

This rockumentary-style presidential portrait shows how Jimmy Carter reinvigorated a post-Watergate America—with the music of the counterculture, including the Allman Brothers, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, and Jimmy Buffett.

The Flood

The Flood

The Flood
IMDb: 7.7
117

When Jarah loses her husband, her child, her land and her innocence she embarks on a brutal journey of of retribution and revenge that transforms into redemption and reconciliation.

Schemers

Schemers

Schemers
IMDb: 5.5
91

Set in late-1970’s Dundee, Schemers is based on writer-producer David McLean’s early years in the music business. After a run in with a local gangster, a fledgling promoter and his…

The Furnace

The Furnace

The Furnace
IMDb: 7.7
116

To escape the outback, a young Afghan cameleer falls in with a mysterious bushman on the run with stolen Crown gold.

Still a Revolutionary – Albert Einstein

Still a Revolutionary – Albert Einstein

Still a Revolutionary – Albert Einstein
IMDb: 2.4
80

Using a wealth of rarely-seen archival footage, correspondence, and new and illuminating interviews, Julia Newman makes the case that Albert Einstein’s example of social and political activism is as important…

Icemen: 200 Years in Antarctica

Icemen: 200 Years in Antarctica

Icemen: 200 Years in Antarctica
IMDb: 7.2
50

A riveting story of polar exploration that investigates the motivation, psychology, science, and physical endurance that have characterized the historic heroes who have explored the frozen continent of Antarctica over…