History Movies
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
The Northman

The Northman

The Northman
IMDb: 7.8
137

Prince Amleth is on the verge of becoming a man when his father is brutally murdered by his uncle, who kidnaps the boy’s mother. Two decades later, Amleth is now…

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…

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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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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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
Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone
TMDb: 6.9
60 min

Daniel Boone is an American action-adventure television series starring Fess Parker as Daniel Boone that aired from September 24, 1964 to September 10, 1970 on NBC for 165 episodes, and…

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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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The Scandalous Lady W

The Scandalous Lady W

The Scandalous Lady W
TMDb: 6
NA min

Agripping18thcenturydramadetailsthescandalouslifeofLadySeymourWorsley,whodaredtoleaveherhusbandandelopewithhisbestfriend,CaptainGeorgeBisset.LadySeymourWorsleyescapeshertroubledmarriageonlytofindherselfatthecentreofaverypublictrialbroughtbyherpowerfulhusbandSirRichardWorsley.

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Apocalypse: The Second World War

Apocalypse: The Second World War

Apocalypse: The Second World War
TMDb: 8.5
50 min

A six-part French documentary about the Second World War composed exclusively of actual footage of the war as filmed by war correspondents, soldiers, resistance fighters and private citizens. The series…

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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
TMDb: 7.9
60 min

With magic long since lost to England, two men are destined to bring it back; the reclusive Mr. Norrell and daring novice Jonathan Strange. So begins a dangerous battle between…

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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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Dirty Lines

Dirty Lines

Dirty Lines
TMDb: 7.4
50 min

The story of Dirty Lines starts in 1987’s Amsterdam, at a time when Dutch society was changing rapidly. Psychology student Marly Salomon takes on a side job working for a…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes
TMDb: 6
45 min

Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia and treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
War and Peace

War and Peace

War and Peace
TMDb: 7.7
360 min

A story that revolves around five aristocratic families, set during the reign of Alexander I, and centered on the love triangle between Natasha Rostova, Pierre Bezukhov, and Andrei Bolkonsky.

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World Without End

World Without End

World Without End
TMDb: 6.6
45 min

Two hundred years after the construction of the great cathedral, the medieval town of Kingsbridge is taken under siege by Queen Isabella. Caris, a visionary young woman, inspires her people…

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The Men Who Built America

The Men Who Built America

The Men Who Built America
TMDb: 6.8
120 min

Influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States, a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the greatest economic and technological superpower the world…

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Masada

Masada

Masada
TMDb: 7.3
480 min

Masada is an American television miniseries that aired on ABC in April 1981. Advertised by the network as an “ABC Novel for Television,” it was a fictionalized account of the…

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Madiba

Madiba

Madiba
TMDb: 7.4
80 min

A dramatization of Nelson Mandela’s struggle to overturn apartheid in South Africa.

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The Secret History of My Family

The Secret History of My Family

The Secret History of My Family
TMDb: 7
NA min

Documentaryseriesexploringsocialhistoryviathefamilytreesofordinaryfamilies,tracingthefamilyforwardthroughhistorytotheirmoderndescendants.

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The Great Human Race

The Great Human Race

The Great Human Race
TMDb: 7
NA min

ExperimentalarchaeologistBillSchindlerandsurvivalinstructorCatBigneyattempttofacewhatourearliestancestorsdidastheyexploreandsurviveinthewild.Startingwithprimitivehumansfrom2.6millionyearsago,eachepisodeportraysanotherstepinourevolutionarydevelopment.Writtenbykazmatrix

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Genre: History
In Search of Monsters

In Search of Monsters

In Search of Monsters
TMDb: 10
N/A

A look at current creature mysteries

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Thieves of the Wood

Thieves of the Wood

Thieves of the Wood
TMDb: 5.9
60 min

Charismatic highwayman Jan de Lichte leads the oppressed and downtrodden in a revolt against the corrupt aristocracy of 18th-century Belgium.

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The Bush Years: Family, Duty, Power

The Bush Years: Family, Duty, Power

The Bush Years: Family, Duty, Power
TMDb: 6.5
43 min

Explore the Bush family’s internal dynamics: the influential matriarchs, sibling ambitions and unceasing competitive spirit which drove them to power. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, journalists, political figures…

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Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami

Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami

Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami
TMDb: 6.5
N/A

Two childhood friends go from high school dropouts to the most powerful drug kingpins in Miami in this true story of a crime sage that spanned decades.

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Ancient Apocalypse

Ancient Apocalypse

Ancient Apocalypse
TMDb: 8
50 min

Ancient Apocalypse investigates six catastrophic stories of how the world’s greatest civilisations collapsed. Every continent has its ruins — places where only stones tell the tale of a fallen people….

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Vikings: Valhalla

Vikings: Valhalla

Vikings: Valhalla
TMDb: 8.3
51 min

Dramatizes the legendary adventures of some of the most famous Vikings who ever lived – Leif Eriksson, Freydis Eriksdotter, Harald Hardrada and the Norman King William the Conqueror. These men…

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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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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