History Movies
The Krays

The Krays

The Krays
IMDb: 6.1
119

The Krays is a film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays and were…

Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Compulsion

Compulsion

Compulsion
IMDb: 7.5
103

Two close friends, arrogantly and without remorse, kidnap and murder a young boy. They are caught and put to trial where their larger-than-life defense lawyer blames the Establishment for their…

Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods
IMDb: 4.5
99

Action epic sees a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother Hakan The Ferrocious, whose people…

Copperhead

Copperhead

Copperhead
IMDb: 5.6
120

A family is torn apart during the American Civil War.

Genre: Drama, History
Son of God

Son of God

Son of God
IMDb: 5.7
138

The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.

Pompeii

Pompeii

Pompeii
IMDb: 5.5
105

In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has…

Pride

Pride

Pride
IMDb: 7.8
119

Comedy-drama based on a true story set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At…

Jobs

Jobs

Jobs
IMDb: 5.9
128

The story of Steve Jobs’ ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

Savannah

Savannah

Savannah
IMDb: 6.0
101

Savannah is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change…

The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men
IMDb: 6.1
118

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Ironclad

Ironclad

Ironclad
IMDb: 6.2
121

In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the…

The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman
IMDb: 6.2
111

In 1857, at the height of his fame and fortune, novelist and social critic Charles Dickens meets and falls in love with teenage stage actress Nelly Ternan. As she becomes…

Parkland

Parkland

Parkland
IMDb: 6.4
94

November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real…

Centurion

Centurion

Centurion
IMDb: 6.4
97

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus’ legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the…

The Retrieval

The Retrieval

The Retrieval
IMDb: 6.6
91

On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.

Emperor

Emperor

Emperor
IMDb: 6.5
105

As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Escobar: Paradise Lost

Escobar: Paradise Lost

Escobar: Paradise Lost
IMDb: 6.5
120

For Pablo Escobar family is everything. When young surfer Nick falls for Escobar’s niece, Maria, he finds his life on the line when he’s pulled into the dangerous world of…

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Robin Hood
IMDb: 6.7
140

When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man’s sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert’s identity; romances his widow,…

Beyond the Edge

Beyond the Edge

Beyond the Edge
IMDb: 6.8
93

A 3D feature film about Sir Edmund Hillary’s monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 – an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.

Midway

Midway

Midway
IMDb: 6.8
132

This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Anonymous

Anonymous

Anonymous
IMDb: 6.9
130

Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere,…

For No Good Reason

For No Good Reason

For No Good Reason
IMDb: 7.0
89

For No Good Reason a film about Ralph Steadman. Johnny Depp guides the visually stunning journey, smashing narrative conventions, moving seamlessly from interview to animation and in the finest Gonzo…

The Railway Man

The Railway Man

The Railway Man
IMDb: 7.1
116

A victim from World War II’s “Death Railway” sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
IMDb: 7.1
141

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man
IMDb: 7.1
100

Featuring some of the most spectacular, innovative and explosive martial arts ever staged, The Legend Is Born is the remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the…

Casualties of War

Casualties of War

Casualties of War
IMDb: 7.1
113

During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. Based on the actual events of an incident on…

Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Little Boy

Little Boy

Little Boy
IMDb: 7.4
106

An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
The Physician

The Physician

The Physician
IMDb: 7.2
155

The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become…

War Horse

War Horse

War Horse
IMDb: 7.2
146

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth
IMDb: 7.3
129

Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that…

American Sniper

American Sniper

American Sniper
IMDb: 7.3
133

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless…

Woman in Gold

Woman in Gold

Woman in Gold
IMDb: 7.3
120

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes…

Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty
IMDb: 7.4
157

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6…

Lincoln

Lincoln

Lincoln
IMDb: 7.4
149

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course…

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
IMDb: 7.4
138

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to…

Game Change

Game Change

Game Change
IMDb: 7.4
118

Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown,…

Selma

Selma

Selma
IMDb: 7.5
127

“Selma,” as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon…

Munich

Munich

Munich
IMDb: 7.6
164

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits…

Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks
IMDb: 7.5
125

Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.

Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle
IMDb: 7.4
106

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself –…