History Movies
The Silent Natural

The Silent Natural

The Silent Natural
IMDb: 5.0
140 min

William Hoy was one of the first Deaf Major League Baseball players in the 1800’s. Being deaf, he introduced hand signals for strike and ball to the game and overcame…

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Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot

Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot

Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot
IMDb: 5.0
90 min

King Arthur returns home after fighting the Roman Empire. His illegitimate son has corrupted the throne of Camelot and King Arthur must reunite with the wizard Merlin and the Knights…

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Greyhound

Greyhound

Greyhound
IMDb: 7.5
91 min

A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the “Black Pit” to the front lines of WW2. With no air…

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First Cow

First Cow

First Cow
IMDb: 7.1
122 min

A taciturn loner and skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also…

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Genre: Drama, History
Dark Waters

Dark Waters

Dark Waters
IMDb: 7.6
126 min

A tenacious attorney uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths to one of the world’s largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything — his…

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Harriet

Harriet

Harriet
IMDb: 6.4
125 min

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course…

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Wasp Network

Wasp Network

Wasp Network
IMDb: 5.7
123 min

Havana, Cuba, 1990. René González, an airplane pilot, unexpectedly flees the country, leaving behind his wife Olga and his daughter Irma, and begins a new life in Miami, where he…

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Hamilton

Hamilton

Hamilton
IMDb: 9.3
160 min

Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.

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The Outpost

The Outpost

The Outpost
IMDb: 6.6
123 min

A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force…

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Fanny Lye Deliver’d

Fanny Lye Deliver’d

Fanny Lye Deliver’d
IMDb: 5.8
112 min

On an isolated English farm in 1657, Fanny lives a quiet life with her oppressive husband John and their young son. One day their life is rocked with the arrival…

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Gallipoli

Gallipoli

Gallipoli
IMDb: 7.4
110 min

As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank—both agile runners—become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves…

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History of the World: Part I

History of the World: Part I

History of the World: Part I
IMDb: 6.9
92 min

An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.

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Lion of the Desert

Lion of the Desert

Lion of the Desert
IMDb: 8.4
173 min

This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this…

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Quest for Fire

Quest for Fire

Quest for Fire
IMDb: 7.3
100 min

A colossal adventure odyssey that turns back the hands of time to the very beginning of man’s existence. 80,000 years ago, when man roamed the earth, he was exposed to…

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Reds

Reds

Reds
IMDb: 7.3
195 min

An account of the revolutionary years of the legendary American journalist John Reed (1887-1920), who shared his adventurous professional life with his radical commitment to the socialist revolution in Russia,…

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The Atomic Cafe

The Atomic Cafe

The Atomic Cafe
IMDb: 7.6
86 min

A disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government-issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety.

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Missing

Missing

Missing
IMDb: 7.7
122 min

Based on the real-life experiences of Ed Horman. A conservative American businessman travels to a South American country to investigate the sudden disappearance of his son after a right-wing military…

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Attack Force Z

Attack Force Z

Attack Force Z
IMDb: 5.6
84 min

Tim Burstall directs then-up-and-comers Mel Gibson and Sam Neill in this action-packed Cannes Film Festival selection about the grim realities of World War II, a gritty drama based on actual…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Scarlet and the Black

The Scarlet and the Black

The Scarlet and the Black
IMDb: 7.6
143 min

Fr. Hugh O’Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a Catholic country…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff
IMDb: 7.8
193 min

A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America’s space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works…

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The Key

The Key

The Key
IMDb: 5.5
116 min

After twenty years of marriage, art professor Nino Rolfe attempts to break down his wife Teresa’s conventional modesty. Noticing her affection for their daughter’s fiancé, Nino instigates her sexual interest…

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The Draughtsman’s Contract

The Draughtsman’s Contract

The Draughtsman’s Contract
IMDb: 7.3
108 min

A young artist is commissioned by the wife of a wealthy landowner to make a series of drawings of the estate while her husband is away.

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Silkwood

Silkwood

Silkwood
IMDb: 7.2
131 min

The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety…

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Gandhi

Gandhi

Gandhi
IMDb: 8.0
191 min

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance…

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The Times of Harvey Milk

The Times of Harvey Milk

The Times of Harvey Milk
IMDb: 8.3
90 min

Harvey Milk was an outspoken human rights activist and one of the first openly gay U.S. politicians elected to public office; even after his assassination in 1978, he continues to…

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The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields
IMDb: 7.8
141 min

The Killing Fields tells the real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led…

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The Bounty

The Bounty

The Bounty
IMDb: 7.0
132 min

The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the…

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Amadeus

Amadeus

Amadeus
IMDb: 8.3
160 min

The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival, Antonio Salieri—now confined to an insane asylum.

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World Trade Center

World Trade Center

World Trade Center
IMDb: 5.9
129 min

After the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his…

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United 93

United 93

United 93
IMDb: 7.5
111 min

A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

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The Nativity Story

The Nativity Story

The Nativity Story
IMDb: 6.8
101 min

Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and visually lush adaptation of the biblical…

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Genre: Drama, Family, History
Rang De Basanti

Rang De Basanti

Rang De Basanti
IMDb: 8.2
167 min

After a group of friends graduate from Delhi University, they listlessly haunt their old campus, until a British filmmaker casts them in a film she’s making about freedom fighters under…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman
IMDb: 7.4
95 min

Following in his father’s footsteps, Albert Pierrepoint becomes one of Britain’s most prolific executioners, hiding his identity as a grocery deliveryman. But when his ambition to be the best inadvertently…

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One Night with the King

One Night with the King

One Night with the King
IMDb: 6.1
123 min

This amazing biblical drama chronicles the brave and historic legend of Hadassah, a Jewish orphan with exceptional beauty who rises to become Queen Esther of Persia and saves Persian Jews…

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Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette
IMDb: 6.4
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 ultimately the…

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Goya’s Ghosts

Goya’s Ghosts

Goya’s Ghosts
IMDb: 6.9
113 min

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.

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Golden Door

Golden Door

Golden Door
IMDb: 6.9
118 min

The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his…

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Flyboys

Flyboys

Flyboys
IMDb: 6.5
140 min

The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country’s first fighter pilots.

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Bobby

Bobby

Bobby
IMDb: 7.0
117 min

In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in…

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Sharpe’s Challenge

Sharpe’s Challenge

Sharpe’s Challenge
IMDb: 7.5
138 min

Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe’s Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington…

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