History Movies
NWA & Eazy-E: The Kings of Compton (2016)

NWA & Eazy-E: The Kings of Compton (2016)

NWA & Eazy-E: The Kings of Compton (2016)
IMDb: 6.8
80

Documentary looking back at the West Coast group who invented gangster rap. The original lineup of N.W.A consisted of Dr Dre, Ice Cube and Eazy-E, all of whom went on…

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Genre: History
Enter the Forbidden City (2019)

Enter the Forbidden City (2019)

Enter the Forbidden City (2019)
IMDb: 6.6
113

During the dates of celebrating the Emperor’s 80th birthday, an opera troupe from southern China was invited to come to Beijing to perform for the Emperor. Afterwards, the opera troupe…

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Genre: History
Kira & El Gin (2022)

Kira & El Gin (2022)

Kira & El Gin (2022)
IMDb: N/A
180

The movie focuses on the fury state that was among the people in synchronization with the main event in Egypt: The Egyptian revolution “1919” which unites the fates of Keera…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Icon (2022)

Icon (2022)

Icon (2022)
IMDb: N/A
120

A gripping war drama that tells the story of Maria Petrova, in whose fate, as in a mirror, the fate of the country was reflected: the daughter of a priest,…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Quiz Show (1994)

Quiz Show (1994)

Quiz Show (1994)
IMDb: 7.5
133

Lawyer Richard Goodwin discovers that ‘Twenty-One’, a successful TV quiz show, is rigged and decides to expose the team behind the show.

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K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
IMDb: 6.7
138

When Russia’s first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

Worth (2021)

Worth (2021)

Worth (2021)
IMDb: 6.8
118

Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers…

Lust, Caution (2007)

Lust, Caution (2007)

Lust, Caution (2007)
IMDb: 7.5
156

During World War II, a secret agent must seduce then assassinate an official who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself…

The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)

The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)

The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)
IMDb: 7.0
126

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

Miracle (2004)

Miracle (2004)

Miracle (2004)
IMDb: 7.4
135

When college coach Herb Brooks is hired to helm the 1980 U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team, he brings a unique and brash style to the ice. After assembling a team…

Operation Chromite (2016)

Operation Chromite (2016)

Operation Chromite (2016)
IMDb: 6.1
111

A squad of soldiers fight in the Korean War’s crucial Battle of Incheon.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Manu (2018)

Manu (2018)

Manu (2018)
IMDb: 8.0
92

The Belgian filmmaker Manu Bonmariage, known as the spiritual father of the Striptease show, now has Alzheimer’s at 76. Although his memory plays tricks on him, his daughter Emmanuelle goes…

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Into the Storm (2009)

Into the Storm (2009)

Into the Storm (2009)
IMDb: 7.1
100

This powerful follow-up to “The Gathering Storm” follows Churchill from 1940 to 1945 as he guided his beleaguered nation through the crucible of the war years–even as his marriage was…

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Schindler’s List (1993)

Schindler’s List (1993)

Schindler’s List (1993)
IMDb: 9.0
195

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

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The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope and Science (2018)

The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope and Science (2018)

The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope and Science (2018)
IMDb: 7.9
115

The Mayo Clinic: Faith – Hope – Science tells the story of a unique medical institution that has been called a “Medical Mecca,” the “Supreme Court of Medicine,” and the…

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Centurion (2010)

Centurion (2010)

Centurion (2010)
IMDb: 6.3
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…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Grey Zone (2001)

The Grey Zone (2001)

The Grey Zone (2001)
IMDb: 7.0
108

A Nazi doctor—along with the Sonderkomando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews—find themselves in a moral grey zone.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Affair of the Necklace (2001)

The Affair of the Necklace (2001)

The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
IMDb: 6.0
118

In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family’s fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.

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U311 Cherkasy (2020)

U311 Cherkasy (2020)

U311 Cherkasy (2020)
IMDb: 6.9
102

The crew of Ukrainian NAVY minesweeper U311 “Cherkasy” is resisting seizure of the vessel by Russian army in Crimea in 2014.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Lady Oscar (1979)

Lady Oscar (1979)

Lady Oscar (1979)
IMDb: 6.0
124

Oscar François de Jarjayes was born female, but her father insisted she be raised as a boy as he had no sons. She becomes the captain of the guards at…

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Midway (2019)

Midway (2019)

Midway (2019)
IMDb: 6.7
138

The story of the Battle of Midway, and the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome massive odds.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Cinderella Man (2005)

Cinderella Man (2005)

Cinderella Man (2005)
IMDb: 8.0
144

The true story of boxer Jim Braddock who, in the 1920s following his retirement, makes a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially…

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JFK (1991)

JFK (1991)

JFK (1991)
IMDb: 8.0
189

Follows the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison.

21 (2008)

21 (2008)

21 (2008)
IMDb: 6.8
123

Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)
IMDb: 7.1
123

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, “Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate’s Daughter,” before it’s even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale – Part 1: The Sun Flag (2011)

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale – Part 1: The Sun Flag (2011)

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale – Part 1: The Sun Flag (2011)
IMDb: 7.5
144

An indigenous clan-based people living in harmony with nature find their way of life threatened when violent interlopers from another culture arrive, intent on seizing their natural resources and enslaving…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
The United Way (2021)

The United Way (2021)

The United Way (2021)
IMDb: 7.3
90

The United Way is the legendary story of one of the most iconic sports teams in the world, Manchester United, from their humblest of beginnings to a behemoth with over…

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Rogue Trader (1999)

Rogue Trader (1999)

Rogue Trader (1999)
IMDb: 6.4
101

Rogue Trader tells the true story of Nick Leeson, an employee of Barings Bank who–after a successful trading run–ends up accumulating $1.4 billion in losses hidden in account #88888.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Suffragettes, with Lucy Worsley (2018)

Suffragettes, with Lucy Worsley (2018)

Suffragettes, with Lucy Worsley (2018)
IMDb: 8.2
90

The story of the struggle for the women’s vote is much more than just the account of the exploits of Emmeline Pankhurst or the tragic fate of Emily Davidson. Lucy…

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The Winter War (1989)

The Winter War (1989)

The Winter War (1989)
IMDb: 7.6
189

Russia attacked Finland in late November 1939. This film tells the story of a Finnish platoon of reservists from the municipality of Kauhava in the province of Pohjanmaa/Ostrobothnia who leave…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Long Walk Home (1990)

The Long Walk Home (1990)

The Long Walk Home (1990)
IMDb: 7.3
97

Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott led by Martin Luther King.

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Genre: Drama, History
Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)

Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)

Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)
IMDb: 7.6
171

The events, trials and tribulations of the city of Makkah in 7th century AD.

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The 12th Suspect (2019)

The 12th Suspect (2019)

The 12th Suspect (2019)
IMDb: 6.0
102

Set in a teahouse in Myeong-dong, Seoul right after the end of the Korean War, The 12th Suspect follows the suffocating psychological showdown that takes place between a detective and…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
The Shadow in My Eye (2021)

The Shadow in My Eye (2021)

The Shadow in My Eye (2021)
IMDb: 7.4
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…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes (2016)

The Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes (2016)

The Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes (2016)
IMDb: 7.4
48

Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes follows the story of the Space Shuttle Challenger and its crew, specifically Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian to be launched into space. The events of the…

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The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)

The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)

The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)
IMDb: 6.2
104

This is the true story of a little dog that refused to leave his master’s graveside in Edinburgh. The dog visited the grave for years.

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The Salt of the Earth (2014)

The Salt of the Earth (2014)

The Salt of the Earth (2014)
IMDb: 8.4
109

During the last forty years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed the major events of our…

China’s Megatomb Revealed (2016)

China’s Megatomb Revealed (2016)

China’s Megatomb Revealed (2016)
IMDb: 6.5
95

Albert Lin and National Geographic Channel unearth the terrible secrets that lie hidden in the tomb of China’s first Emperor. The Terracotta Warriors are just the tip of the iceberg…

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Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk (2017)

Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk (2017)

Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk (2017)
IMDb: 7.8
157

Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk spans over 30 years of the California Bay Area’s punk music history with a central focus on the emergence of the…

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The Last King of Scotland (2006)

The Last King of Scotland (2006)

The Last King of Scotland (2006)
IMDb: 7.7
123

Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it’s time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the…