History Movies
Stealing Heaven

Stealing Heaven

Stealing Heaven
IMDb: 6.8
108 min

Abelard, a famous teacher of philosophy at the cathedral school of Notre Dame, falls in love with one of his students, Héloïse d’Argenteuil. A sixteen-year old girl raised in a…

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1915

1915

1915
IMDb: 4.8
82 min

Exactly 100 years after the Armenian Genocide, a theatre director stages a play to bring the ghosts of the past back to life.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Wizard of Lies

The Wizard of Lies

The Wizard of Lies
IMDb: 6.8
133 min

A look behind the scenes at Bernie Madoff’s massive Ponzi scheme, how it was perpetrated on the public and the trail of destruction it left in its wake, both for…

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Killer Legends

Killer Legends

Killer Legends
IMDb: 6.4
86 min

Delving into our collective nightmares, this horror-documentary investigates the origins of our most terrifying urban legends and the true stories that may have inspired them.

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The Zookeeper’s Wife

The Zookeeper’s Wife

The Zookeeper’s Wife
IMDb: 7.0
127 min

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

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Genre: Drama, History
Frantz

Frantz

Frantz
IMDb: 7.5
113 min

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

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Alone in the Wilderness Part II

Alone in the Wilderness Part II

Alone in the Wilderness Part II
IMDb: 8.5
57 min

Dick Proenneke’s simple, yet profound account of his 30 year adventure in the remote Alaska wilderness continues in this sequel to “Alone in the Wilderness”. Watch through his eyes as…

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Viceroy’s House

Viceroy’s House

Viceroy’s House
IMDb: 6.6
106 min

In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers,…

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Genre: Drama, History
Ignatius of Loyola

Ignatius of Loyola

Ignatius of Loyola
IMDb: 7.1
118 min

Historical biographical religious drama film based on the memoirs of Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuit order who was also canonized as a saint in Roman Catholicism.

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Finding Oscar

Finding Oscar

Finding Oscar
IMDb: 7.9
100 min

FINDING OSCAR is a feature length documentary about the search for justice in the devastating case of the Dos Erres massacre in Guatemala. That search leads to the trail of…

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BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman
IMDb: 7.9
135 min

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and become the head of the local chapter.

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The Pagan King

The Pagan King

The Pagan King
IMDb: 7.4
114 min

On his deathbed, the reigning king bestows power to an unexpected heir who must find strength within himself to unite his people against the violent crusades which threaten their freedom.

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The Angel

The Angel

The Angel
IMDb: 5.9
114 min

True story of Ashraf Marwan, who was President Nasser’s son-in-law and special adviser and confidant to his successor Anwar Sadat – while simultaneously Israeli Intelligence’s most precious asset of the…

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Summer of ’67

Summer of ’67

Summer of ’67
IMDb: 7.0
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Based on real life events, Summer of ’67 brings to life the turbulent times of the sixties and the struggles faced by the men and women impacted by the Vietnam…

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What is Cinema?

What is Cinema?

What is Cinema?
IMDb: 6.1
80 min

Using the words and ideas of great filmmakers, from archival interviews with Alfred Hitchcock and Robert Bresson to new interviews with Mike Leigh, David Lynch, and Jonas Mekas, Oscar-winning filmmaker…

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Lady Jane

Lady Jane

Lady Jane
IMDb: 7.2
136 min

The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the…

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The Assassins

The Assassins

The Assassins
IMDb: 5.6
107 min

In the year 198 BC, Cao Cao (Chow Yun Fat), Prime Minister of the Han Dynasty, ventured to the east and defeated China’s greatest warrior Lu Bu, terrifying every ambitious…

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Genre: Drama, History
Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge
IMDb: 8.2
139 min

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Rosewood

Rosewood

Rosewood
IMDb: 7.2
140 min

Spurred by a white woman’s lie, vigilantes destroy a black Florida town and slay inhabitants in 1923.

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Genre: Drama, History
Silence

Silence

Silence
IMDb: 7.2
161 min

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

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Genre: Drama, History
Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures
IMDb: 7.8
127 min

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations…

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Genre: Drama, History
A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom
IMDb: 6.8
111 min

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition…

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Genre: Drama, History
Land of Mine

Land of Mine

Land of Mine
IMDb: 7.8
100 min

In the days following the surrender of Germany in May 1945, a group of young German prisoners of war were handed over to the Danish authorities and subsequently sent out…

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The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z
IMDb: 6.6
141 min

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilazation in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for…

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Dunkirk

Dunkirk

Dunkirk
IMDb: 8.0
106 min

The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour…

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Denial

Denial

Denial
IMDb: 6.6
109 min

Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Innocents

The Innocents

The Innocents
IMDb: 7.3
115 min

Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a…

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Genre: Drama, History
Mohenjo Daro

Mohenjo Daro

Mohenjo Daro
IMDb: 5.9
155 min

Village lad Sarman is drawn to big, bad Mohenjo Daro – and its mascot Chaani. But Chaani must wed Munja, son of Mohenjo Daro’s ruler, Maham. Will Sarman find love…

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Churchill’s Secret

Churchill’s Secret

Churchill’s Secret
IMDb: 6.7
100 min

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953 that’s kept a secret from the rest of the world.

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Risen

Risen

Risen
IMDb: 6.3
107 min

Clavius, a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to…

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Genre: Drama, History
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
IMDb: 7.3
144 min

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

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Spirits’ Homecoming

Spirits’ Homecoming

Spirits’ Homecoming
IMDb: 7.0
127 min

Two Korean girls, Jung-Min (14) and Young-hee (15) are kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army and taken to a ‘Comfort Station’ in China. There, they join other kidnapped girls in…

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Genre: Drama, History
Sully

Sully

Sully
IMDb: 7.5
96 min

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ when Captain ‘Sully’ Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the…

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Genre: Drama, History
Snowden

Snowden

Snowden
IMDb: 7.3
134 min

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

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Finding Altamira

Finding Altamira

Finding Altamira
IMDb: 5.9
97 min

The story of nine-year old Maria and her father Marcelino who, in 1879, found the first pre-historic cave paintings at the now world famous Altamira cave.

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Genre: Drama, History
Anthropoid

Anthropoid

Anthropoid
IMDb: 7.2
120 min

In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich

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Genre: History, Thriller, War
Confirmation

Confirmation

Confirmation
IMDb: 6.8
110 min

Judge Clarence Thomas’ nomination to the United States’ Supreme Court is called into question when former colleague, Anita Hill, testifies that he had sexually harassed her.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Finest Hours

The Finest Hours

The Finest Hours
IMDb: 6.8
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.

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Elvis & Nixon

Elvis & Nixon

Elvis & Nixon
IMDb: 6.4
86 min

In 1970, a few days before Christmas, Elvis Presley showed up on the White House lawn seeking to be deputized into the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs by the…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
All the Way

All the Way

All the Way
IMDb: 7.3
132 min

Lyndon B. Johnson’s amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK’s assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the…

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