History Movies
Contradiction: A Question of Faith (2013)

Contradiction: A Question of Faith (2013)

Contradiction: A Question of Faith (2013)
IMDb: 7.7
89

Contradiction addresses the saturation of churches in African American communities coexisting with poverty and powerlessness. Why are there so many churches yet so many problems? Is there a correlation between…

The Wedding Song (2008)

The Wedding Song (2008)

The Wedding Song (2008)
IMDb: 6.6
100

The Nazi occupation of Tunisia strains the bonds of friendship between a Muslim woman and a Sephardic Jewess who are both preparing for their marriages.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
One Second (2020)

One Second (2020)

One Second (2020)
IMDb: 7.2
104

A movie fan escapes from a labour camp during the Chinese Cultural Revolution and strikes up a relationship with a homeless female vagabond.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Delicious (2021)

Delicious (2021)

Delicious (2021)
IMDb: 7.0
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…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Ailey (2021)

Ailey (2021)

Ailey (2021)
IMDb: 6.8
94

Alvin Ailey was a visionary artist who found salvation through dance. Told in his own words and through the creation of a dance inspired by his life, this immersive portrait…

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Taras Bulba (1962)

Taras Bulba (1962)

Taras Bulba (1962)
IMDb: 6.3
119

Ukraine, 16th century. While the Poles dominate the Cossack steppes, Andrei, son of Taras Bulba, a Cossack leader, must choose between his love for his family and his folk and…

Hansan: Rising Dragon (2022)

Hansan: Rising Dragon (2022)

Hansan: Rising Dragon (2022)
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…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (2019)

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (2019)

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (2019)
IMDb: 7.0
87

Marion Stokes secretly recorded television 24 hours a day for 30 years from 1975 until her death in 2012. For Marion taping was a form of activism to seek the…

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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
9/11: Minute by Minute (2021)

9/11: Minute by Minute (2021)

9/11: Minute by Minute (2021)
IMDb: 6.8
64

September 11th 2001, the day America was under siege. Thrust into defense against the deadliest disaster ever faced. The four coordinated attacks by nineteen individuals, driven by religious extremism, claimed…

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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
Shakedown (2018)

Shakedown (2018)

Shakedown (2018)
IMDb: 7.0
72

‘Shakedown’ was a series of parties founded by and for African American women in Los Angeles that featured go-go dancing and strip shows for the city’s lesbian underground scene. Inspired…

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Remember Baghdad (2017)

Remember Baghdad (2017)

Remember Baghdad (2017)
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Remember Baghdad is the untold story of Iraq, an unmissable insight into how the country developed through the eyes of the Jews, Iraq’s first wave of refugees.

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Two Catalonias (2018)

Two Catalonias (2018)

Two Catalonias (2018)
IMDb: 6.5
116

Lawmakers and activists with conflicting ideologies speak about the complexities of Catalonia’s politics and the fight for its independence from Spain.

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Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon (2008)

Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon (2008)

Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon (2008)
IMDb: 6.1
102

The aging Zhao embarks on his final and greatest campaign, a road to adventure that will crown his name in glory for all time.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Prince Philip: A Lifetime of Duty (2021)

Prince Philip: A Lifetime of Duty (2021)

Prince Philip: A Lifetime of Duty (2021)
IMDb: N/A
51

Prince Philip has walked two steps behind Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth ever since she became Queen in 1952. For many years before then and many years since he has…

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The Road to Coronation Street (2010)

The Road to Coronation Street (2010)

The Road to Coronation Street (2010)
IMDb: 7.9
75

The story of how 22 year old writer Tony Warren conceived, wrote and fought for the record breaking UK TV series Coronation Street.

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The Haunting of the Tower of London (2022)

The Haunting of the Tower of London (2022)

The Haunting of the Tower of London (2022)
IMDb: N/A
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…

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Genre: History, Horror
Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)

Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)

Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)
IMDb: 6.2
105

Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher’s death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious stranger arrives…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Dirty Wars (2013)

Dirty Wars (2013)

Dirty Wars (2013)
IMDb: 7.4
87

Investigative journalist, Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America’s expanding covert wars, and examines how the US government has responded…

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The Match (2021)

The Match (2021)

The Match (2021)
IMDb: 6.0
119

Inspired by true events from the spring of 1944 when the Nazis organized a football match between a team of camp inmates and an elite Nazi team on Adolf Hitler’s…

Genre: Drama, History, Sport
The Emigrants (2021)

The Emigrants (2021)

The Emigrants (2021)
IMDb: 6.8
148

Based on the book by Vilhelm Moberg (published in 1949) depicting a few people emigrating from Sweden to the United States in the 1800s, and a remake of the 1971…

Genre: Drama, History
Dunkirk (1958)

Dunkirk (1958)

Dunkirk (1958)
IMDb: 7.0
134

A British Corporal in France finds himself responsible for the lives of his men when their officer is killed. He has to get them back to Britain somehow. Meanwhile, British…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
How the Beatles Changed the World (2017)

How the Beatles Changed the World (2017)

How the Beatles Changed the World (2017)
IMDb: 6.8
109

The fascinating story of the cultural, social, spiritual, and musical revolution ignited by the coming of the Beatles. Tracing the impact that these four band members had, first in their…

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The Many Lovers of Miss Jane Austen (2011)

The Many Lovers of Miss Jane Austen (2011)

The Many Lovers of Miss Jane Austen (2011)
IMDb: 6.9
N/A

A historian and professor Amanda Vickery explores why Jane Austen’s books have been popular for nearly 200 years.

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Genre: History
The Legend of Zhao Yun (2021)

The Legend of Zhao Yun (2021)

The Legend of Zhao Yun (2021)
IMDb: 6.5
96

When political tactics and ambitions dominated, Zhao Yun stepped forward to rescue Adou and confront Cao Cao’s 830,000 soldiers.

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Genre: Action, History, War
Baratometrajes 2.0: Spaniard-low-budget-films with High Ambitions (2014)

Baratometrajes 2.0: Spaniard-low-budget-films with High Ambitions (2014)

Baratometrajes 2.0: Spaniard-low-budget-films with High Ambitions (2014)
IMDb: 8.0
88

Baratometrajes 2.0 is a feature length documentary on low-budget films made ​​in Spain and dives deep and directly in the guts of most independent films, their characteristics and their reasons…

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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…

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…

Pawn Sacrifice (2015)

Pawn Sacrifice (2015)

Pawn Sacrifice (2015)
IMDb: 7.0
115

American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.

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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…

Jesus (1999)

Jesus (1999)

Jesus (1999)
IMDb: 6.0
240

The film is notable for presenting a more human Jesus, compared to more solemn portrayals in earlier films; here Jesus laughs and cries like anyone else. Among other things, he…

Jeremiah (1998)

Jeremiah (1998)

Jeremiah (1998)
IMDb: 7.1
90

The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest’s family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it…

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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Wanderlust (2006)

Wanderlust (2006)

Wanderlust (2006)
IMDb: 6.7
84

A look at the mystique of road movies, combining interviews, film clips, music, photography, literature and a narrative storyline featuring Paul Rudd and Tom McCarthy.

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The Rose Family (2020)

The Rose Family (2020)

The Rose Family (2020)
IMDb: 7.8
128

In October 1970, members of the Front de libération du Québec kidnapped Minister Pierre Laporte, triggering an unprecedented crisis in Quebec (Canada). Fifty years later, Félix Rose is trying to…

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Pompeii: Eros and Myth (2020)

Pompeii: Eros and Myth (2020)

Pompeii: Eros and Myth (2020)
IMDb: 5.1
83

A story about one of the most famous and mysterious archaeological sites in the world.

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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
Esther (1999)

Esther (1999)

Esther (1999)
IMDb: 6.8
91

Esther, the beautiful queen of Persia, intervenes to save the Jewish people from a bloody massacre.

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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