History Movies
Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Hotel Rwanda (2004)
IMDb: 8.1
121

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the…

King Arthur (2004)

King Arthur (2004)

King Arthur (2004)
IMDb: 6.3
126

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the ‘Sarmatian hypothesis’ which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and…

Alexander (2004)

Alexander (2004)

Alexander (2004)
IMDb: 5.6
175

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any…

Troy (2004)

Troy (2004)

Troy (2004)
IMDb: 7.2
163

In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and…

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Genre: 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 1920’s following his retirement, makes a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially…

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Munich (2005)

Munich (2005)

Munich (2005)
IMDb: 7.5
164

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits…

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
IMDb: 7.2
144

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

Changeling (2008)

Changeling (2008)

Changeling (2008)
IMDb: 7.7
141

Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn’t her child, the police captain has her…

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Ip Man (2008)

Ip Man (2008)

Ip Man (2008)
IMDb: 8.0
106

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place…

10,000 BC (2008)

10,000 BC (2008)

10,000 BC (2008)
IMDb: 5.1
109

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter’s journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.

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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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
IMDb: 7.8
94

When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies (2009)
IMDb: 7.0
140

Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger’s charm and audacity endear him to much of America’s downtrodden public, but he’s also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the…

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Robin Hood (2010)

Robin Hood (2010)

Robin Hood (2010)
IMDb: 6.6
140

When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man’s sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert’s identity; romances his widow,…

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War Horse (2011)

War Horse (2011)

War Horse (2011)
IMDb: 7.2
146

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World…

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The Impossible (2012)

The Impossible (2012)

The Impossible (2012)
IMDb: 7.6
113

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare…

Les Misérables (2012)

Les Misérables (2012)

Les Misérables (2012)
IMDb: 7.6
158

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.

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Titanic: 100 Years On (2012)

Titanic: 100 Years On (2012)

Titanic: 100 Years On (2012)
IMDb: 7.4
70

The “unsinkable” floating palace set sail from Southampton on 10th April 1912 on her maiden voyage to New York. An iceberg ended this monumental journey 5 days later. Only 705…

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Asura (2012)

Asura (2012)

Asura (2012)
IMDb: 6.6
76

Abandoned in the barren wasteland of Kyoto, a savage, enraged orphan does whatever it takes to survive in the wild. When he crosses paths with civilization, he must learn to…

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Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012)

Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012)

Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012)
IMDb: 7.5
134

Former legendary assassin Kenshin Himura has now become a wandering samurai. Offering aid & protecting those in need as atonement for his past deeds. During this time Kenshin Himura comes…

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12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave (2013)
IMDb: 8.1
134

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…

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The Wind Rises (2013)

The Wind Rises (2013)

The Wind Rises (2013)
IMDb: 7.8
126

A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.

The Book of Daniel (2013)

The Book of Daniel (2013)

The Book of Daniel (2013)
IMDb: 6.2
88

Taken into slavery after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel is forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel…

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Genre: Drama, History
Son of God (2014)

Son of God (2014)

Son of God (2014)
IMDb: 5.7
138

The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.

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The Dig (2021)

The Dig (2021)

The Dig (2021)
IMDb: 7.1
112

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain’s past resonate…

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Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)
IMDb: 7.6
125

Bill O’Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers on the orders of FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends—falling for a fellow revolutionary en route—a…

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Woodlawn (2015)

Woodlawn (2015)

Woodlawn (2015)
IMDb: 6.5
123

Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he…

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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
IMDb: 6.9
122

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex is assaulted by something no one could believe—a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense…

Child 44 (2015)

Child 44 (2015)

Child 44 (2015)
IMDb: 6.5
137

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders — a case that begins to connect with the very top of…

Ip Man 3 (2015)

Ip Man 3 (2015)

Ip Man 3 (2015)
IMDb: 7.1
105

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

The Revenant (2015)

The Revenant (2015)

The Revenant (2015)
IMDb: 8.0
157

In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Straight Outta Compton (2015)
IMDb: 7.8
147

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful…

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Devil’s Bride (2016)

Devil’s Bride (2016)

Devil’s Bride (2016)
IMDb: 6.0
108

Anna’s story takes place on Åland Island in 1666, during the beginning of the most widespread and systematic witch-hunts in Scandinavian history. In all, 16 women were convicted of being…

Genre: Drama, History
Frantz (2016)

Frantz (2016)

Frantz (2016)
IMDb: 7.5
113

In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
IMDb: 7.3
144

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Hidden Figures (2016)

Hidden Figures (2016)

Hidden Figures (2016)
IMDb: 7.8
127

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations…

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Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
IMDb: 8.1
139

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the…

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The Battleship Island (2017)

The Battleship Island (2017)

The Battleship Island (2017)
IMDb: 7.1
132

During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island (‘Hashima Island’) to mine for coal, attempt to escape.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Dunkirk (2017)

Dunkirk (2017)

Dunkirk (2017)
IMDb: 7.8
107

The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour…

The Emperor of Paris (2018)

The Emperor of Paris (2018)

The Emperor of Paris (2018)
IMDb: 6.3
121

Paris, France, early 19th century. The legendary convict François Vidocq lives in disguise trying to escape from a tragic past that torments him. When, after an unfortunate event, he crosses…

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