History Movies
Union

Union

Union
IMDb: N/A
N/A
100 min

A woman disguises herself as her dead brother, Henry, in order to survive in the Confederate ranks during the Civil War. He marries a widow to rescue her from an…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Marvel 75 Years: From Pulp to Pop!

Marvel 75 Years: From Pulp to Pop!

Marvel 75 Years: From Pulp to Pop!
IMDb: 7.5
N/A
42 min

Emily Vancamp hosts this one of a kind experience showing the history and development of Marvel from the first comic book to the latest blockbuster hit.

Enemy Within

Enemy Within

Enemy Within
IMDb: 4.8
N/A
109 min

When a Japanese pilot crash-lands on the tiny remote Hawaiian island of Ni’ihau, he is met with courtesy and traditional Hawaiian hospitality from the locals – until they discover he…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans

Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans

Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans
IMDb: N/A
N/A
N/A

Atti, a smart and quick-witted Roman teenager, manages to upset Emperor Nero with one of his schemes. For punishment, Atti is sent to work in a cold and wet Britain…

The Red Sea Diving Resort

The Red Sea Diving Resort

The Red Sea Diving Resort
IMDb: 6.2
N/A
129 min

Israel’s Mossad agents attempt to rescue Ethiopian Jewish refugees in Sudan in 1977.

The Normal Heart (2014)

The Normal Heart (2014)

The Normal Heart (2014)
IMDb: 7.9
N/A
132 min

A gay activist attempts to raise H.I.V. and A.I.D.S. awareness during the early 1980s.

Seabiscuit (2003)

Seabiscuit (2003)

Seabiscuit (2003)
IMDb: 7.3
N/A
140 min

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
IMDb: 6.9
N/A
114 min

A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments.

Woman Walks Ahead (2017)

Woman Walks Ahead (2017)

Woman Walks Ahead (2017)
IMDb: 6.6
N/A
101 min

Catherine Weldon, a portrait painter from 1890s Brooklyn, travels to Dakota to paint a portrait of Sitting Bull and becomes embroiled in the Lakota peoples’ struggle over the rights to…

Evita (1996)

Evita (1996)

Evita (1996)
IMDb: 6.3
N/A
135 min

The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated…

The Warlords

The Warlords

The Warlords
IMDb: 7.1
N/A
126 min

Set in China in the 1860’s during the Taiping Rebellion, the story is based on the assassination of Ma Xinyi in 1870. Loyalist General Qingyun is the only survivor of…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Libertine (2004)

The Libertine (2004)

The Libertine (2004)
IMDb: 6.4
N/A
114 min

The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical…

The Young Victoria (2009)

The Young Victoria (2009)

The Young Victoria (2009)
IMDb: 7.3
N/A
105 min

A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria’s rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.

Marie Antoinette (2006)

Marie Antoinette (2006)

Marie Antoinette (2006)
IMDb: 6.4
N/A
123 min

The retelling of France’s iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the…

Barry Lyndon (1975)

Barry Lyndon (1975)

Barry Lyndon (1975)
IMDb: 8.1
N/A
185 min

An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband’s aristocratic position in 18th-century England.

A Bridge Too Far (1977)

A Bridge Too Far (1977)

A Bridge Too Far (1977)
IMDb: 7.4
N/A
175 min

Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Testament of Youth (2014)

Testament of Youth (2014)

Testament of Youth (2014)
IMDb: 7.3
N/A
129 min

A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I – a story of young love, the futility of war, and how to make sense of the darkest times.

The 33 (2015)

The 33 (2015)

The 33 (2015)
IMDb: 6.9
N/A
127 min

Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days.

Silkwood (1983)

Silkwood (1983)

Silkwood (1983)
IMDb: 7.2
N/A
131 min

A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.

The Longest Day (1962)

The Longest Day (1962)

The Longest Day (1962)
IMDb: 7.8
N/A
178 min

The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Cleopatra (1963)

Cleopatra (1963)

Cleopatra (1963)
IMDb: 7.0
N/A
192 min

Queen Cleopatra of Egypt experiences both triumph and tragedy as she attempts to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome.

Valkyrie (2008)

Valkyrie (2008)

Valkyrie (2008)
IMDb: 7.1
N/A
121 min

A dramatization of the July 20, 1944 assassination and political coup plot by desperate renegade German Army officers against Adolf Hitler during World War II.

Anthropoid (2016)

Anthropoid (2016)

Anthropoid (2016)
IMDb: 7.2
N/A
120 min

Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich’s third in…

The Way Back (2010)

The Way Back (2010)

The Way Back (2010)
IMDb: 7.3
N/A
133 min

Siberian gulag escapees travel 4,000 miles by foot to freedom in India.

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Straight Outta Compton (2015)
IMDb: 7.9
N/A
147 min

The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in…

The Way Back (2010)

The Way Back (2010)

The Way Back (2010)
IMDb: 7.3
N/A
133 min

Siberian gulag escapees travel 4,000 miles by foot to freedom in India.

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Hotel Rwanda (2004)
IMDb: 8.1
N/A
121 min

Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Malcolm X (1992)

Malcolm X (1992)

Malcolm X (1992)
IMDb: 7.7
N/A
202 min

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of…

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
IMDb: 6.7
N/A
138 min

When Russia’s first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

The Finest Hours (2016)

The Finest Hours (2016)

The Finest Hours (2016)
IMDb: 6.8
N/A
117 min

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
History of the World Part 1

History of the World Part 1

History of the World Part 1
IMDb: 6.9
N/A
92 min

Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.

Genre: Comedy, History
Defiance (2008)

Defiance (2008)

Defiance (2008)
IMDb: 7.2
N/A
137 min

Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters, and endeavor to build a village, in order to protect themselves and about…

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House
IMDb: 6.4
N/A
103 min

The story of Mark Felt, who under the name “Deep Throat” helped journalists Bob Woodwardand Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1972.

The Great Escape (1963)

The Great Escape (1963)

The Great Escape (1963)
IMDb: 8.2
N/A
172 min

Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.

Amadeus (1984)

Amadeus (1984)

Amadeus (1984)
IMDb: 8.3
N/A
160 min

The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart’s talent and claimed to have murdered him.

Frantz (2016)

Frantz (2016)

Frantz (2016)
IMDb: 7.5
N/A
113 min

In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious Frenchman who visits the fiancé’s grave to lay flowers.

Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Horizon
IMDb: 7.1
N/A
107 min

A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history.

We Were Soldiers (2002)

We Were Soldiers (2002)

We Were Soldiers (2002)
IMDb: 7.2
N/A
138 min

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Selma (2014)

Selma (2014)

Selma (2014)
IMDb: 7.5
N/A
128 min

A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.

The Front Runner (2018)

The Front Runner (2018)

The Front Runner (2018)
IMDb: 6.2
N/A
113 min

In 1987, U.S. Senator Gary Hart‘s presidential campaign is derailed when he’s caught in a scandalous love affair.