History Movies
Redeeming Love

Redeeming Love

Redeeming Love
IMDb: 7.1
134

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

Lo perdido

Lo perdido

Lo perdido
IMDb: 7.7
84

My mother has died. Her name was Maria. Her children, we, Raúl and Santiago, discover among the objects left by our mother hundreds of photographs from our maternal grandfather, from…

Werewolf Castle

Werewolf Castle

Werewolf Castle
IMDb: 3.8
N/A

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…

The Red Ghost

The Red Ghost

The Red Ghost
IMDb: 6.3
96

December 30, 1941. Vyazma (‘Vyazemsky cauldron’) is a small detachment of Soviet soldiers, by fatal coincidence, in an unequal battle with a special unit of the Wehrmacht. However, none of…

Genre: Drama, History, Horror, War
Eiffel

Eiffel

Eiffel
IMDb: 6.3
108

The government is asking Eiffel to design something spectacular for the 1889 Paris World Fair, but Eiffel simply wants to design the subway. Suddenly, everything changes when Eiffel crosses paths…

Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches

Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches

Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches
IMDb: 7.3
60

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’…

The Battle at Lake Changjin

The Battle at Lake Changjin

The Battle at Lake Changjin
IMDb: 5.2
176

Korean War, winter 1950. In the frozen and snowy area of Changjin Lake, a bloody battle is about to begin between the elite troops of the United States and China.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure

The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure

The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure
IMDb: 6.3
126

A gutsy crew of Joseon pirates and bandits battle stormy waters, puzzling clues and militant rivals in search of royal gold lost at sea.

Against the Ice

Against the Ice

Against the Ice
IMDb: 6.4
101

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

Rebel Dykes

Rebel Dykes

Rebel Dykes
IMDb: 7.1
82

A heady, energised mash-up of animation, unseen archive footage and interviews, Rebel Dykes provides an intimate insight into the politically charged, artistically radical subculture in 1980s London, and the individuals…

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
The First Wave

The First Wave

The First Wave
IMDb: 6.8
94

When Covid-19 hit New York City in 2020, filmmaker Matthew Heineman gained unique access to one of New York’s hardest-hit hospital systems. The resulting film focuses on the doctors, nurses,…

Christmas with the Chosen: The Messengers

Christmas with the Chosen: The Messengers

Christmas with the Chosen: The Messengers
IMDb: 7.6
110

A theatrical event combining a Christmas special episode of The Chosen titled, “The Messengers,” and a night of music and Christmas celebration with some of CCM’s biggest names.

Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt
IMDb: 6.2
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…

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally
IMDb: 7.3
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
Oslo

Oslo

Oslo
IMDb: 8.6
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…

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island
IMDb: 4.6
N/A

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…

Dream Horse

Dream Horse

Dream Horse
IMDb: 6.3
113

The inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to…

Edge of the World

Edge of the World

Edge of the World
IMDb: 6.5
104

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…

Blue Code of Silence

Blue Code of Silence

Blue Code of Silence
IMDb: 7.4
74

Every year an average of one thousand American police officers are arrested for misconduct or corruption, and the abuse of power is a legacy that stretches back to the dawn…

Dance of the 41

Dance of the 41

Dance of the 41
IMDb: 6.3
99

Mexico City, November 1901. The police raid a private home where a secret party is being held. Among those attending is the son-in-law of President Porfirio Díaz.

Kid 90

Kid 90

Kid 90
IMDb: 6.6
71

As a teenager in the ’90s, Soleil Moon Frye carried a video camera everywhere she went. She documented hundreds of hours of footage and then locked it away for over…

Coven

Coven

Coven
IMDb: 5.7
92

French Basque Country, year 1609. The men of the region have gone to sea. Amaia participates with other girls of the village in a coven celebrated in the forest. Judge…

Serving for Justice: The Story of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion

Serving for Justice: The Story of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion

Serving for Justice: The Story of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion
IMDb: 2.8
50

Amidst the horrors and indignities of Jim Crow America, one million African Americans served their country to protect democracy abroad and expand it at home during World War II. The…

Genre: History
Jesus

Jesus

Jesus
IMDb: 4.4
130

From the bustling streets of Jerusalem to the raging Sea of Galilee, join Peter, Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene, and a multitude of others as they journey alongside the most famous person…

Genre: Drama, Family, History
Homesick

Homesick

Homesick
IMDb: 3.8
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.

Flannery

Flannery

Flannery
IMDb: 6.8
97

A feature documentary directed by Elizabeth Coffman and Mark Bosco about American writer Flannery O’Connor.

Unsinkable: Japan’s Lost Battleship

Unsinkable: Japan’s Lost Battleship

Unsinkable: Japan’s Lost Battleship
IMDb: 6.9
55

October 24, 1944, the world’s greatest battle at sea begins in the Philippines. Japan’s navy gambles on a decisive victory against the United States to turn the tide of World…

Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade
IMDb: 4.9
N/A

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
Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something

Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something

Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something
IMDb: 6.5
N/A

The life of singer-songwriter and activist Harry Chapin, who spent his fame and fortune trying to end world hunger before his tragic passing.

The War Below

The War Below

The War Below
IMDb: 4.1
N/A

During World War I, a group of British miners are recruited to tunnel underneath no man’s land and set bombs from below the German front in hopes of breaking the…

Genre: Drama, History, War
First Signal

First Signal

First Signal
IMDb: 9.1
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.

Killing Patient Zero

Killing Patient Zero

Killing Patient Zero
IMDb: 6.8
99

Skilfully revealing the homophobia behind the headlines, this doc traces the devastating impact of the 1980s AIDS epidemic and clears the name of the Québécois flight attendant who was infamously…

The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier
IMDb: 7.2
130

The story of the Podolsk cadets’ heroic stand outside Moscow in October 1941. Cadets were sent to the Ilyinsky line, fighting alongside units from the Soviet 43rd Army to hold…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
So-ri-kkun

So-ri-kkun

So-ri-kkun
IMDb: 7.5
119

In the era of corruption, Hak-gyu sings songs and tells stories on the street with his band. One day, Hak-gyu’s wife Gan-nan is kidnapped by gangsters and his daughter Cheong…

Genre: Drama, History
Texas Red

Texas Red

Texas Red
IMDb: 5.4
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…

Noah

Noah

Noah
IMDb: 5.7
130

Travel with Noah as he fulfills God’s wish, even amidst seemingly impossible odds and the scrutiny of onlookers. The Bible comes to life in jaw-dropping scale as Noah leads live…

Genre: Family, History
Our Lady of San Juan, Four Centuries of Miracles

Our Lady of San Juan, Four Centuries of Miracles

Our Lady of San Juan, Four Centuries of Miracles
IMDb: 6.6
N/A

Mexican feature film

Genre: Drama, History
The Rifleman

The Rifleman

The Rifleman
IMDb: 8.2
124

The love story of sixteen-year-old Arturs is interrupted by the First World War. After losing his mother and his home, he finds some consolation in joining the army, because this…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Romania: Seeking Dracula’s Castle

Romania: Seeking Dracula’s Castle

Romania: Seeking Dracula’s Castle
IMDb: 4.6
65

Husband and wife team Greg and Felicity take a journey across Romania to try to answer one simple question – where is Dracula’s Castle? Along the way they struggle as…

Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah
IMDb: 6.7
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…

The Swordsman

The Swordsman

The Swordsman
IMDb: 6.8
101

Tae-yeul, a swordsman in his thirties goes out to find his only daughter after losing one of his eyes. Min Seung-ho, the Joseon dynasty’s best swordsman chooses an ordinary simple…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Meeting Gorbachev

Meeting Gorbachev

Meeting Gorbachev
IMDb: 6.9
95

Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits down with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements. Topics include the talks to reduce nuclear weapons, the reunification of…

The Reckoning

The Reckoning

The Reckoning
IMDb: 6.1
111

In the aftermath of the Great Plague and amidst the subsequent witch-hunts against women, a young widow grapples with the tragic death of her husband in a society completely consumed…

Genre: History, Horror
Son of the South

Son of the South

Son of the South
IMDb: 7.6
104

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

The Eight Hundred

The Eight Hundred

The Eight Hundred
IMDb: 6.7
147

In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai battlefield, completely surrounded by the Japanese army.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
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…

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…