History Movies
Nightingale

Nightingale

Nightingale
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The lives of two sisters living in France are torn apart at the onset of World War II.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Northman

The Northman

The Northman
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From acclaimed director Robert Eggers, The Northman is an epic revenge thriller that explores how far a Viking prince will go to seek justice for his murdered father.

Spencer

Spencer

Spencer
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111 min

The marriage of Princess Diana and Prince Charles has long since grown cold. Though rumors of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at the…

Genre: Drama, History
The Last Duel

The Last Duel

The Last Duel
IMDb: N/A
142 min

King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire by challenging him to a duel.

Genre: Drama, History
The Eyes of Tammy Faye

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

The Eyes of Tammy Faye
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126 min

In the 1970s and ’80s, Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and a theme park, and were revered for…

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Genre: Drama, History
City of Life and Death

City of Life and Death

City of Life and Death
IMDb: 7.7
133 min

City of Life and Death takes place in 1937, during the height of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The Imperial Japanese Army has just captured the then-capital of the Republic of…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Respect

Respect

Respect
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The rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.

Genre: Drama, History, Music
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
IMDb: 6.1
120 min

A story set in 19th century China and centered on the lifelong friendship between two girls who develop their own secret code as a way to contend with the rigid…

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Genre: Drama, History
Ironclad

Ironclad

Ironclad
IMDb: 6.1
121 min

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…

Amigo

Amigo

Amigo
IMDb: 5.8
124 min

Rafael, a village mayor caught in the murderous crossfire of the Philippine-American War. When U.S. troops occupy his village, Rafael comes under pressure from a tough-as-nails officer to help the…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Anonymous

Anonymous

Anonymous
IMDb: 6.9
130 min

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,…

J. Edgar

J. Edgar

J. Edgar
IMDb: 6.5
137 min

As the face of law enforcement in the United States for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
The Flowers of War

The Flowers of War

The Flowers of War
IMDb: 7.6
146 min

A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan’s rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Red Tails

Red Tails

Red Tails
IMDb: 5.9
125 min

The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.

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The Iron Lady

The Iron Lady

The Iron Lady
IMDb: 6.4
105 min

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.

Genre: Drama, History
The Broken Tower

The Broken Tower

The Broken Tower
IMDb: 5.0
99 min

Docudrama about American poet Hart Crane, who committed suicide in April 1932 at the age of 32 by jumping off the steamship SS Orizaba.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Invisible War

The Invisible War

The Invisible War
IMDb: 7.6
93 min

An investigative and powerfully emotional documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military, the institutions that perpetuate and cover up its existence, and its profound personal…

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For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada
IMDb: 6.6
145 min

A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929), which was touched off by a rebellion against the Mexican government’s attempt to secularize the country.

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Genre: Drama, History
Sacrifice

Sacrifice

Sacrifice
IMDb: 6.2
122 min

For generations the Zhao family has wielded power, until their mortal enemy TU’AN GU slaughters the entire clan, determined to wipe out their influence forever. But one Zhao baby survives…

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Made in Mexico

Made in Mexico

Made in Mexico
IMDb: 7.0
98 min

From Diego Luna and Alejandro Fernandez, to Carla Morrison and Chavela Vargas, Duncan Bridgeman weaves a cinematic tapestry composed of original songs and insights from the most iconic artists and…

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Lincoln

Lincoln

Lincoln
IMDb: 7.3
150 min

The revealing story of the 16th US President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of…

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Genre: Drama, History
Heleno

Heleno

Heleno
IMDb: 6.9
116 min

José Henrique Fonseca crafts an ambitious and long overdue homage to a central icon in Brazil’s 20th century history. Reminiscent of film noir classics, the biopic tells the glorious and…

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Genre: Drama, History
Hyde Park on Hudson

Hyde Park on Hudson

Hyde Park on Hudson
IMDb: 5.9
94 min

The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty
IMDb: 7.4
157 min

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…

No

No

No
IMDb: 7.4
118 min

In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to Pinochet extending…

Genre: Drama, History
Koch

Koch

Koch
IMDb: 6.4
100 min

A documentary on the former mayor of New York City, Ed Koch.

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Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki
IMDb: 7.2
118 min

The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible…

Augustine

Augustine

Augustine
IMDb: 6.1
102 min

Set in Belle Époque France, the story follows nineteen-year-old “hysteria” patient Augustine, the star of Professor Charcot’s experiments in hypnosis, as she transitions from object of study to object of…

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Genre: Drama, History
Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla

Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla

Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla
IMDb: 6.2
125 min

On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world’s largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
IMDb: 8.2
186 min

The true story of the “Flying Sikh” world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh who overcame the massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods
IMDb: 4.5
99 min

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…

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The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

Ip Man’s peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Jobs

Jobs

Jobs
IMDb: 6.0
128 min

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

Genre: Drama, History
Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals
IMDb: 7.7
111 min

In a tiny Alabama town with the curious name of Muscle Shoals, something miraculous sprang from the mud of the Tennessee River. A group of unassuming, yet incredibly talented, locals…

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Good Ol’ Freda

Good Ol’ Freda

Good Ol’ Freda
IMDb: 7.3
86 min

The story of Freda Kelly, a shy Liverpudlian teenager asked to work for a young local band hoping to make it big: The Beatles. Their loyal secretary from beginning to…

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave
IMDb: 8.1
134 min

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon…

Genre: Drama, History
Parkland

Parkland

Parkland
IMDb: 6.4
93 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, History
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
IMDb: 7.1
141 min

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.

Genre: Drama, History
Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club
IMDb: 8.0
117 min

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman
IMDb: 6.1
111 min

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…

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