History Movies

HD The Greatest Story Ever Told

The Greatest Story Ever Told

The Greatest Story Ever Told
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IMDb: 6.6
260 min

From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the life of Jesus Christ is given the all-star treatment in this epic retelling. Major aspects of Christ’s life…

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Genre: Drama, History
HD The Portuguese Woman

The Portuguese Woman

The Portuguese Woman
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IMDb: 6.1
136 min

North of Italy, the von Ketten dispute the forces of the Episcopate of Trent. Herr Ketten seeks marriage in a distant country, Portugal. After their honeymoon journey back home, Ketten…

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Genre: Drama, History
HD Lion of the Desert

Lion of the Desert

Lion of the Desert
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IMDb: 8.4
173 min

This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this…

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Genre: Action, History, War
HD The Fall of the Roman Empire

The Fall of the Roman Empire

The Fall of the Roman Empire
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IMDb: 6.7
188 min

Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome’s collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
HD Our Queen at War

Our Queen at War

Our Queen at War
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IMDb: 6.4
N/A

Learn how the longest reigning monarch in British history was shaped by World War II. Princess Elizabeth’s experiences during the war mirrored those of the public and helped shape her…

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HD Walking with the Enemy

Walking with the Enemy

Walking with the Enemy
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IMDb: 6.4
124 min

Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
HD Path to War

Path to War

Path to War
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IMDb: 7.3
165 min

A powerful drama of soaring ambition and shattered dreams that takes a provocative insider’s look at the way the USA goes to war—as seen from inside the LBJ White House…

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HD Boiling Pot

Boiling Pot

Boiling Pot
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IMDb: 4.3
95 min

On a college campus in modern America, ideas that have long been neglected as “issues of the past” emerge as racial tensions and frictions grow between different student groups.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
HD D-Day: Normandy 1944

D-Day: Normandy 1944

D-Day: Normandy 1944
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IMDb: 7.6
43 min

June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. Yet, few know in detail exactly why and how, from the end of 1943 through…

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HD The Testament

The Testament

The Testament
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IMDb: 7.2
88 min

Yoel, a meticulous historian leading a significant debate against holocaust deniers, discovers that his mother carries a false identity. A mystery about a man who is willing to risk everything…

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Genre: Drama, History
HD The Spirit of St. Louis

The Spirit of St. Louis

The Spirit of St. Louis
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IMDb: 7.2
135 min

Charles ‘Slim’ Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
HD Love, Lies

Love, Lies

Love, Lies
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IMDb: 6.5
120 min

Two best friends, So-yool and Yeon-hee, dream of becoming the top artists in Seoul together. But their friendship doesn’t last long as Yoon-woo, So-yool’s first love and songwriter, falls in…

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HD I Wish I Knew

I Wish I Knew

I Wish I Knew
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IMDb: 7.0
125 min

Focuses on the people, their stories and architecture spanning from the mid-1800s, when Shanghai was opened as a trading port, to the present day.

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HD Canoa: A Shameful Memory

Canoa: A Shameful Memory

Canoa: A Shameful Memory
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IMDb: 7.9
115 min

A group of students arrives in a small town during a hiking expedition. Once there, the local priest accuses them of being communist agitators on the run from an army…

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Genre: Drama, History
HD Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot

Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot

Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot
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IMDb: 3.0
90 min

King Arthur returns home after fighting the Roman Empire. His illegitimate son has corrupted the throne of Camelot and King Arthur must reunite with the wizard Merlin and the Knights…

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HD Background to Danger

Background to Danger

Background to Danger
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IMDb: 6.5
80 min

An American gets caught up in wartime action in Turkey.

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HD Rising Free

Rising Free

Rising Free
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IMDb: 7.5
102 min

Amidst the rugged Oregon territory, Rising Free is a visual masterpiece that showcases the harrowing journey of a young woman running from the throes of prejudice. Taken in by a…

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Genre: Drama, History
HD Lou Andreas-Salomé, The Audacity to be Free

Lou Andreas-Salomé, The Audacity to be Free

Lou Andreas-Salomé, The Audacity to be Free
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IMDb: 6.6
113 min

Lou Andreas-Salomé, the woman who enraptured 19th century Europe’s greatest minds, recounts her life to Ernst Pfeiffer in this German film directed by Cordula Kablitz-Post. A published novelist, poet and…

Genre: Drama, History
HD King John (Stratford Festival)

King John (Stratford Festival)

King John (Stratford Festival)
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IMDb: 7.0
N/A

When the King of France (Peter Hutt) demands that John (Tom McCamus) relinquish his crown in favor of his nephew, the young Prince Arthur, war is the inevitable result. Excommunication,…

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Genre: Drama, History
HD The Trials of Oscar Wilde

The Trials of Oscar Wilde

The Trials of Oscar Wilde
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IMDb: 7.1
123 min

The flamboyant Victorian wit (Peter Finch) sues the Marquess of Queensberry for a sodomy slur, but it boomerangs.

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Genre: Drama, History
HD Grey Gardens

Grey Gardens

Grey Gardens
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IMDb: 7.4
104 min

Based on the life stories of the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis raised as Park Avenue débutantes but who withdrew from New York society, taking shelter at…

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HD Joan the Maid II: The Prisons

Joan the Maid II: The Prisons

Joan the Maid II: The Prisons
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IMDb: 7.3
176 min

The second film covers Joan’s trial and the end of her life.

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Genre: History
HD Les Misérables

Les Misérables

Les Misérables
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IMDb: 7.5
134 min

Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men’s lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of…

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HD The Outpost

The Outpost

The Outpost
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IMDb: N/A
N/A

A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
HD Hamilton

Hamilton

Hamilton
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IMDb: N/A
N/A

Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
HD Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar
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IMDb: 7.3
120 min

The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for the idealist and the republic.

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Genre: Drama, History
HD Donner Party: The Musical

Donner Party: The Musical

Donner Party: The Musical
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IMDb: 6.9
26 min

Snowbound and desperate, some of the Donner Party died of starvation. Some of them did not. They all sang.

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Genre: History, Music
HD Fanny Lye Deliver’d

Fanny Lye Deliver’d

Fanny Lye Deliver’d
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IMDb: 5.8
112 min

FANNY LYE DELIVER’D is set on an isolated English farm in 1657, where Fanny (Maxine Peake) lives a quiet life with her oppressive husband John (Charles Dance) and their young…

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Genre: Drama, History
HD The Searching Eye

The Searching Eye

The Searching Eye
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IMDb: 8.3
22 min

The simple actions of a young boy on the beach provide visual metaphors for the normally unseen world. The camera adds a profound dimension to what the boy has seen,…

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HD Heaven & Earth

Heaven & Earth

Heaven & Earth
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IMDb: 6.8
140 min

Le Ly lives in a small Vietnamese village whose serenity is shattered when war breaks out. Caught between the Viet Cong and the South Vietnamese army, the village is all…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
HD The Alamo

The Alamo

The Alamo
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IMDb: 6.0
137 min

Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna’s forces at the Alamo in…

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Genre: History, War, Western
HD Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday
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IMDb: 7.6
107 min

The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.

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HD Wasp Network

Wasp Network

Wasp Network
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IMDb: 5.7
123 min

Havana, Cuba, 1990. René González, an airplane pilot, unexpectedly flees the country, leaving behind his wife Olga and his daughter Irma, and begins a new life in Miami, where he…

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HD Tamango

Tamango

Tamango
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IMDb: 7.1
98 min

John Reinke, the Dutch captain of a slave ship, is carrying a live cargo of slaves from Africa to Cuba in the 1800s. He has his mistress and servant-slave, Aiche,…

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Genre: Drama, History
HD The Kung Fu Cult Master

The Kung Fu Cult Master

The Kung Fu Cult Master
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IMDb: 6.4
105 min

A wild and rollicking martial arts fantasy extravaganza that features prized swords and swordsmen, a crazy monk attached to a rolling boulder, serious clan and cult rivalries, and lots of…

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HD The Great Escape

The Great Escape

The Great Escape
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IMDb: 8.2
172 min

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocate them to a high-security ‘escape-proof’ camp to sit out…

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HD The Rising Hawk

The Rising Hawk

The Rising Hawk
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IMDb: 7.3
135 min

The Mongol Empire had grown to the largest the world had ever known. It’s armies now laid siege to much of Eastern Europe. A small village fights for freedom in…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
HD Princess Caraboo

Princess Caraboo

Princess Caraboo
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IMDb: 6.0
97 min

Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate…

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HD The Far Horizons

The Far Horizons

The Far Horizons
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IMDb: 6.1
108 min

United States has just acquired Louisiana from France. An expedition led by Lewis and Clark is sent to survey the territory and go where no white man has gone before….

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HD H.M.S. Defiant

H.M.S. Defiant

H.M.S. Defiant
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IMDb: 7.1
101 min

Defiant’s crew is part of a fleet-wide movement to present a petition of grievances to the Admiralty. Violence must be no part of it. The continual sadism of Defiant’s first…

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