History Movies
The Collection

The Collection

The Collection
TMDb: 6.4
60 min

A gripping family drama and entrepreneurial fable, set in a post-war Paris fashion house. It exposes the grit behind the glamour of a rising business, spearheaded by two clashing brothers.

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A Very English Scandal

A Very English Scandal

A Very English Scandal
TMDb: 7.3
60 min

It’s the late 1960s, homosexuality has only just been legalised and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader of the Liberal party, has a secret he’s desperate to hide.

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Jamestown

Jamestown

Jamestown
TMDb: 6.6
45 min

The early 17th Century story of three courageous, dynamic women who leave their dark pasts behind in England, and make the journey of a lifetime across the ocean for a…

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Genre: Drama, History
Romulus

Romulus

Romulus
TMDb: 5.3
58 min

The story of Romulus and his twin brother Remus, in eighth century B.C. as seen through the eyes of three people marked by death, loneliness and violence.

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Upstart Crow

Upstart Crow

Upstart Crow
TMDb: 7.4
30 min

Comedy about the life and times of William Shakespeare as he starts to make a name for himself in London, whilst also trying to balance life as a husband and…

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Genre: Comedy, History
Our Flag Means Death

Our Flag Means Death

Our Flag Means Death
TMDb: 7
N/A

After trading in the seemingly charmed life of a gentleman for one of a swashbuckling buccaneer, Stede Bonnet becomes captain of the pirate ship Revenge. Struggling to earn the respect…

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Prehistoric Planet

Prehistoric Planet

Prehistoric Planet
TMDb: 8.9
40 min

Experience the wonders of our world like never before in this epic docuseries from Jon Favreau and the producers of Planet Earth. Travel back 66 million years to when majestic…

Gaslit

Gaslit

Gaslit
TMDb: 3
N/A

A modern take on the 1970s political Watergate scandal centering on untold stories and forgotten characters of the time.

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The First Lady

The First Lady

The First Lady
TMDb: 5.8
55 min

A revelatory reframing of American leadership through the lens of the First Ladies. Exploring everything from their journeys to Washington, family life, and world-changing political contributions, the impact of the…

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Drain the Oceans

Drain the Oceans

Drain the Oceans
TMDb: 7.4
47 min

Maritime mysteries — old and new — come to life in this 10-episode series, combining scientific data and digital re-creations to reveal shipwrecks, treasures, and sunken cities on the bottom…

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Emily

Emily

Emily
IMDb: 7.1
130

Tells the imagined life of one of the world’s most famous authors, Emily Brontë, as she finds her voice and writes the literary classic Wuthering Heights, and explores the relationships…

Tmunat Hanitzahon

Tmunat Hanitzahon

Tmunat Hanitzahon
IMDb: 7.1
128

1948: an Egyptian filmmaker is creating newsreel stories about a volunteer force tasked to liberate Palestinian farmers. The journey propels him towards a chance encounter with a tenacious young leader…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Descendant

Descendant

Descendant
IMDb: 7
111

History exists beyond what is written. The Africatown residents in Mobile, Alabama, have shared stories about their origins for generations. Their community was founded by enslaved ancestors who were transported…

Im Westen nichts Neues

Im Westen nichts Neues

Im Westen nichts Neues
IMDb: 8
147

Paul Baumer and his friends Albert and Muller, egged on by romantic dreams of heroism, voluntarily enlist in the German army. Full of excitement and patriotic fervour, the boys enthusiastically…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Argentina, 1985

Argentina, 1985

Argentina, 1985
IMDb: 8
140

Argentina, 1985 is inspired by the true story of Julio Strassera, Luis Moreno Ocampo and their young legal team of unlikely heroes in their David-vs-Goliath battle in which, under constant…

The Redeem Team

The Redeem Team

The Redeem Team
IMDb: 7.4
98

Using unprecedented Olympic footage and behind-the-scenes material, The Redeem Team tells the story of the US Olympic Men’s Basketball Team’s quest for gold at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing…

Rosaline

Rosaline

Rosaline
IMDb: 6.2
96

Left heartbroken after Romeo begins to pursue her cousin Juliet, Rosaline schemes to foil the famous romance and win back her guy in this comedic twist of Shakespeare’s Romeo and…

Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Amsterdam
IMDb: 6.2
134

In the 1930s, three friends—a doctor, a nurse, and an attorney—witness a murder, become suspects themselves and uncover one of the most outrageous plots in North American history.

Bandit

Bandit

Bandit
IMDb: 6
126

After escaping a Michigan prison, a charming career criminal assumes a new identity in Canada and goes on to rob a record 59 banks and jewellery stores while being hunted…

The Woman King

The Woman King

The Woman King
IMDb: 6.1
135

The story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Medieval

Medieval

Medieval
IMDb: 6.5
126

The story of 14th century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Hansan: Yongui Chulhyeon

Hansan: Yongui Chulhyeon

Hansan: Yongui Chulhyeon
IMDb: 6.8
130

In 1592, admiral Yi Sun-sin and his fleet face off against the might of the invading Japanese navy and its formidable warships. As the Korean forces fall into crisis, the…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt
TMDb: 8.5
N/A

The two-part premium miniseries event on Theodore Roosevelt, the first modern President of the United States, will provide a rich, panoramic biography weaving Roosevelt’s captivating personal story while revealing little-known…

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Sonata

Sonata

Sonata
IMDb: 7.1
118

Diagnosed as an autistic child, Grzegorz lives in his own, hermetic world not being able to connect with others. When he is a teenager, it turns out that the cause…

Genre: Drama, History
Mr. Malcolm’s List

Mr. Malcolm’s List

Mr. Malcolm’s List
IMDb: 5.3
117

When she fails to meet an item on his list of requirements for a bride, Julia Thistlewaite is jilted by London’s most eligible bachelor, Mr. Malcolm. Feeling humiliated and determined…

The Royal

The Royal

The Royal
IMDb: 6.8
N/A

The promising career of former Kansas City Royal slugger Willie Mays Aikens quickly turned disastrous because of drug addiction.

The Lost Leonardo

The Lost Leonardo

The Lost Leonardo
IMDb: 7.5
95

London, England, 2008. Some of the most distinguished experts on the work of Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) gather at the National Gallery to examine a painting known as…

The Legend of Molly Johnson

The Legend of Molly Johnson

The Legend of Molly Johnson
IMDb: 6.3
109

In 1893, heavily pregnant Molly Johnson and her children struggle in isolation to survive the harsh Australian landscape after her husband left to go droving sheep in the high country….

The Haunting of the Tower of London

The Haunting of the Tower of London

The Haunting of the Tower of London
IMDb: 4.5
89

The Two Princes, imprisoned and allegedly murdered in the Bloody Tower within the Tower Of London by Richard III. The story tells how they allegedly came back to haunt the…

Genre: History, Horror
Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes

Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes

Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes
IMDb: 8
91

The story of Chernobyl told through a newly discovered hoard of dramatic footage filmed at the nuclear plant during the disaster and deeply personal interviews of those who were there,…

The Martha Mitchell Effect

The Martha Mitchell Effect

The Martha Mitchell Effect
IMDb: 6.7
28

She was once as famous as Jackie O — and then she tried to take down a President. Martha Mitchell was the unlikeliest of whistleblowers: a Republican wife who was…

Benediction

Benediction

Benediction
IMDb: 6.8
137

The story of soldier and poet Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967), who was decorated for bravery on the Western Front, and is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about the…

Trees of Peace

Trees of Peace

Trees of Peace
IMDb: 6.8
97

In April of 1994, four women from different backgrounds and beliefs are trapped and hiding during the Rwandan genocide. Their fight for survival against all odds unites the women in…

Genre: Drama, History
RRR

RRR

RRR
IMDb: 8.4
187

A fictional history of two legendary revolutionaries’ journey away from home before they began fighting for their country in the 1920s.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat
IMDb: 6.9
128

In 1943, two British intelligence officers concoct Operation Mincemeat, wherein their plan to drop a corpse with false papers off the coast of Spain would fool Nazi spies into believing…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Survivor

The Survivor

The Survivor
IMDb: 6.9
129

Harry Haft is a boxer who fought fellow prisoners in the concentration camps to survive. Haunted by the memories and his guilt, he attempts to use high-profile fights against boxing…

Hostile Territory

Hostile Territory

Hostile Territory
IMDb: 4.3
94

Former P.O.W. Jack Calgrove moves Heaven and Earth to be reunited with his children following the Civil War. After returning home, Jack discovers that his wife has tragically died and…

Where Is Anne Frank

Where Is Anne Frank

Where Is Anne Frank
IMDb: 6.4
99

The film follows the journey of Kitty, the imaginary friend to whom Anne Frank dedicated her diary. A fiery teenager, Kitty wakes up in the near future in Anne Frank’s…

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
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…

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.

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.

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
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’…

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…

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
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…

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…

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.

Delicious

Delicious

Delicious
IMDb: 7
112

France, 18th Century. The prestige of a noble house depends above all on the quality of its table. At the dawn of the French Revolution, gastronomy still is a prerogative…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
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.

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,…