History Movies
The History of the Pink Trunk

The History of the Pink Trunk

The History of the Pink Trunk
IMDb: 6.1
97

In 1945, in the train station of Bogota, Colombia, a dead girl is found in a trunk. The case is assigned to Detective Mariano Corzo, he has to deal with…

Genre: Crime, Drama, History
The Congress Dances

The Congress Dances

The Congress Dances
IMDb: 7.1
94

Vienna glove-sales-lady Christl falls in love to Czar Alexander. Metternich tries to use this to keep him out of the conferences of the Vienna Congress from 1815.

Genre: Comedy, History
Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth
IMDb: 7.4
94

The issues the miners strike for include equity in wages with Anglo workers, and health and safety issues. Ramon Quintero helps organize the strike, but at home he treats his…

Genre: Drama, History
Homesick

Homesick

Homesick
IMDb: 3.6
112

A university student returns home to self-isolate during the lockdown. He’s totally alone, he’s caught the virus and in order to cope, he’s started to talk to himself.

Winston Churchill: A Giant in the Century

Winston Churchill: A Giant in the Century

Winston Churchill: A Giant in the Century
IMDb: 7.6
92

A new look at the public and private life of one of the most important statesmen in the history of Europe: Winston Churchill (1874-1965), soldier, politician, writer, painter, leader of…

Flannery

Flannery

Flannery
IMDb: 7.6
97

A feature documentary directed by Elizabeth Coffman and Mark Bosco about American writer Flannery O’Connor.

Ride Tonight!

Ride Tonight!

Ride Tonight!
IMDb: 6.2
106

Oppressed by landowners, a peasant uprising ensues as an outlaw farmer refuses to pay taxes in this film adapted from Vilhelm Moberg’s novel.

Genre: Drama, History
The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams

The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams

The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams
IMDb: 5.4
96

Amid the bitter divisiveness of the Civil War, Confederate Capt. Robert Adams (Julian Adams) feels the rift within his soul. Steadfastly loyal to the South, Adams also holds an unshakable…

X-15

X-15

X-15
IMDb: 5.8
107

X-15 is a 1961 movie that tells a fictionalized account of the X-15 research rocket plane, the men who flew it and the women who loved them.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade
IMDb: 4.5
N/A

Dr. Bernard Nathanson and Dr. Mildred Jefferson square off in a national battle in this untold conspiracy that led to the most famous and controversial court case in history.

Genre: Drama, History
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later
IMDb: 7.4
N/A

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later is told entirely from the first-person perspective of leaders, physicists, soldiers and survivors.

Manon Lescaut

Manon Lescaut

Manon Lescaut
IMDb: 6.3
91

There is nothing we can do against the call of love. Amiens, 1713. Des Grieux is a noble young student, wise for his years, who’s preparing to become a knight…

Genre: History, TV Movie
Enfant Terrible

Enfant Terrible

Enfant Terrible
IMDb: 6
134

When 22-year-old Rainer Werner Fassbinder storms the stage of a small, progressive theatre in Munich 1967, and seizes the production without further ado, nobody suspects this brazen young rebel to…

Genre: Drama, History
Robin Roberts Presents: The Mahalia Jackson Story

Robin Roberts Presents: The Mahalia Jackson Story

Robin Roberts Presents: The Mahalia Jackson Story
IMDb: 7.9
106

The true story of Mahalia Jackson, who began singing at an early age and went on to become one of the most revered gospel figures in U.S. history, melding her…

Genre: Drama, History
Red Dog

Red Dog

Red Dog
IMDb: 5.6
99

On the Eastern front in 1941, German troops attack a Red Army’s field hospital destroying it and causing a massive loss of life. The surviving soldiers try to fight back…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Doctor Lisa

Doctor Lisa

Doctor Lisa
IMDb: 7.2
120

The film is about a day in the life of Elizaveta Petrovna Glinka, also known as Doctor Liza. Moscow, 2012. The Glinka family prepares for a celebration: thirty years together….

Genre: Drama, History
War and Peace

War and Peace

War and Peace
IMDb: 8.3
422

A seven-hour epic adaptation of the novel by Leo Tolstoy. The love story of young Countess Natasha Rostova and Count Pierre Bezukhov is interwoven with the Great Patriotic War of…

The Long Way Home

The Long Way Home

The Long Way Home
IMDb: 7.5
120

The story of the post World War II Jewish refugee situation from liberation to the establishment of the modern state of Israel.

The War Below

The War Below

The War Below
IMDb: 6.2
N/A

During World War I, a group of British miners are recruited to tunnel underneath no man’s land and set bombs from below the German front in hopes of breaking the…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Operation Amsterdam

Operation Amsterdam

Operation Amsterdam
IMDb: 6.4
104

Operation Amsterdam is a 1959 adventure film, directed by Michael McCarthy, and featuring Peter Finch, Eva Bartok, and Tony Britton. It is based on a true story as described in…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Rwanda

Rwanda

Rwanda
IMDb: 7.1
90

Two white Italian actors play Black Rwandans in a fact-based tale set during the Rwanda genocide.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
First Signal

First Signal

First Signal
IMDb: 7
102

When Air Force Space Command receives a signal from an alien satellite in Earth orbit an emergency meeting with the President reveals a government conspiracy.

Bombshells and Dollies

Bombshells and Dollies

Bombshells and Dollies
IMDb: 7.7
90

Female Empowerment Documentary on the Contemporary Pinup Lifestyle & The Miss Viva Las Vegas Pinup Contest – ‘Celebrating every woman’s right to total body acceptance, to be self-confident and to…

Two Portraits of MIYAGINO

Two Portraits of MIYAGINO

Two Portraits of MIYAGINO
IMDb: 5.6
113

In Edo-era Japan, a ukiyo-e artist languishes in his master’s shadow. Creatively stifled, he finds consolation in the company of a prostitute, and becomes entangled in a love triangle. A…

Killing Patient Zero

Killing Patient Zero

Killing Patient Zero
IMDb: 7.3
99

Skilfully revealing the homophobia behind the headlines, this doc traces the devastating impact of the 1980s AIDS epidemic and clears the name of the Québécois flight attendant who was infamously…

La classe degli asini

La classe degli asini

La classe degli asini
IMDb: 5.8
N/A

Les Misérables

Les Misérables

Les Misérables
IMDb: 6.8
86

Valjean’s new life as a man of position and respect is forever threatened by dogged detective Javert.

Genre: Drama, History
Storm Over Paris

Storm Over Paris

Storm Over Paris
IMDb: 6.7
92

Second part of the adapation of Hugo’s novel “Les misérables”.

Genre: Drama, History
Io ricordo. Piazza Fontana

Io ricordo. Piazza Fontana

Io ricordo. Piazza Fontana
IMDb: 6.1
92

A documentary-fiction that reconstructs the complex procedural path followed by the 1969 massacre through the point of view of Francesca Dendena, daughter of one of the victims and President of…

Genre: History
The Shortest Day

The Shortest Day

The Shortest Day
IMDb: 6
91

The Shortest Day is a 1962 Italian comedy film. It is a parody of the war movie The Longest Day and stars the popular duo Ciccio Ingrassia and Franco Franchi…

Genre: Comedy, History, War
Forbidden School

Forbidden School

Forbidden School
IMDb: 6.7
N/A

The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier
IMDb: 6.5
130

The story of the Podolsk cadets’ heroic stand outside Moscow in October 1941. Cadets were sent to the Ilyinsky line, fighting alongside units from the Soviet 43rd Army to hold…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Journey to Royal: A WWII Rescue Mission

Journey to Royal: A WWII Rescue Mission

Journey to Royal: A WWII Rescue Mission
IMDb: 6.9
90

WWII hero with the 4th Emergency Rescue Squadron, Lt. Royal Stratton, leads a deadly mission to save the lives of nine downed airmen adrift in enemy waters of a war-torn…

Sometimes in April

Sometimes in April

Sometimes in April
IMDb: 7.8
140

Debra Winger, Oris Erhuero and Idris Elba star in this drama framed by the Rwandan genocide.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Tokyo Bordello

Tokyo Bordello

Tokyo Bordello
IMDb: 6.6
127

A ruined businessman was forced to sell his daughter, Hisano, to a brothel in Yoshiwara, the largest red-light district in Tokyo. The owners of the brothel has hopes to make…

Genre: Drama, History
Dance of the Forty One

Dance of the Forty One

Dance of the Forty One
IMDb: 6.8
99

Mexico City, November 1901. The police raid a private home where a secret party is being held. Among those attending is the son-in-law of President Porfirio Díaz.

Genre: Drama, History
Holbein: Eye of the Tudors

Holbein: Eye of the Tudors

Holbein: Eye of the Tudors
IMDb: 7.5
59

A survey of Hans Holbein’s career from his beginnings as a religious painter to his work for Henry VIII and beyond. The program also includes a close analysis of “The…

The East

The East

The East
IMDb: 7.1
137

A young Dutch soldier deployed to suppress post-WWII independence efforts in the Netherlands’ colony of Indonesia finds himself torn between duty and conscience when he joins an increasingly ruthless commander’s…

La macchinazione

La macchinazione

La macchinazione
IMDb: 6.3
100

In the summer of ’75 Pier Paolo Pasolini’s film, “Salò”, is stolen from the lab where he is editing it. This is just the first step of an intricate plan…

Genre: Drama, History
Dara of Jasenovac

Dara of Jasenovac

Dara of Jasenovac
IMDb: 8.3
130

During the Nazi-occupied Ustasha regime “NDH” in former Yugoslavia during WWII, little girl Dara is sent to the concentration camp complex Jasenovac in Croatia also known as “Balkan’s Auschwitz”.

Genre: Drama, History, War