History Movies
Full Out

Full Out

Full Out
IMDb: 6.5
90 min

Based on the true life story of California gymnast Ariana Berlin. As she zoned in on her Olympic goals, 14 year old Ariana Berlin’s life took a sharp turn when…

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Genre: Drama, Family, History
Paradise in Service

Paradise in Service

Paradise in Service
IMDb: 6.5
133 min

Set in the island Kinmen, often seen as the most dangerous military base because it’s geographically close to China, “Paradise in Service” follows the adventure of a boy who serves…

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Anthropoid

Anthropoid

Anthropoid
IMDb: 7.2
120 min

In December 1941, Czech soldiers Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich.

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Genre: History, Thriller, War
Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyes

Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyes

Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyes
IMDb: 7.9
30 min

Before he lost his sight. Before he pledged his service to Kublai Khan. Hundred Eyes saw what made him into the deadly assassin who trains Marco Polo.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Fresh Dressed

Fresh Dressed

Fresh Dressed
IMDb: 6.5
90 min

Fresh Dressed chronicles the history of Hip-Hop | Urban fashion and its rise from southern cotton plantations to the gangs of 1970s in the South Bronx, to corporate America, and…

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I, Olga Hepnarova

I, Olga Hepnarova

I, Olga Hepnarova
IMDb: 6.7
105 min

Olga is a complex young woman desperate to break free from her unfeeling family and social conventions. With her Louise Brooks-like tomboyish looks she drags herself, chain-smoking, from one job…

Genre: Drama, History
Finding Altamira

Finding Altamira

Finding Altamira
IMDb: 5.9
97 min

The story of nine-year old Maria and her father Marcelino who, in 1879, found the first pre-historic cave paintings at the now world famous Altamira cave.

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Genre: Drama, History
Wondrous Boccaccio

Wondrous Boccaccio

Wondrous Boccaccio
IMDb: 5.7
120 min

It’s 1348. The plague has brutally hit Florence. A group of then young people, seven women and three men, rebel against the feeling of death that is about to swallow…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Sully

Sully

Sully
IMDb: 7.5
96 min

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ when Captain ‘Sully’ Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the…

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Genre: Drama, History
Spirits’ Homecoming

Spirits’ Homecoming

Spirits’ Homecoming
IMDb: 7.0
127 min

Two Korean girls, Jung-Min (14) and Young-hee (15) are kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army and taken to a ‘Comfort Station’ in China. There, they join other kidnapped girls in…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Lennon Report

The Lennon Report

The Lennon Report
IMDb: 6.2
87 min

The events on the night John Lennon was killed, seen through the eyes of those who lived it. The great men and women of NYC who did all they could…

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Genre: Drama, History
Amistad

Amistad

Amistad
IMDb: 7.3
155 min

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in…

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The Enemy Below

The Enemy Below

The Enemy Below
IMDb: 7.6
98 min

The American destroyer escort, the USS Haynes commanded by Robert Mitchum, detects a German U-Boat, commanded by Curt Jürgens, resulting in a prolonged, deadly battle of wits.

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Colonia

Colonia

Colonia
IMDb: 7.1
106 min

A young woman’s desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.

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Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine

Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine

Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine
IMDb: 7.6
89 min

An intimate portrait of Matthew Shepard, the gay young man murdered in one of the most notorious hate crimes in U.S. history. Framed through a personal lens, it’s the story…

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The Fencer

The Fencer

The Fencer
IMDb: 7.2
99 min

Fleeing from the Russian secret police, a young Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a physical education teacher at a local school. The past…

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Genre: Drama, History
Prayers for Bobby

Prayers for Bobby

Prayers for Bobby
IMDb: 8.1
90 min

True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the same title by Leroy Aarons.

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The Son of Raw’s the Roman

The Son of Raw’s the Roman

The Son of Raw’s the Roman
IMDb: 2.5
90 min

The year is 400 AD in what is known now as Western Europe . After an unprovoked battle with local Germainian Barbarians The Roman is wounded and seeks refuge in…

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Boiling Pot

Boiling Pot

Boiling Pot
IMDb: 4.6
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
Heneral Luna

Heneral Luna

Heneral Luna
IMDb: 7.8
118 min

A Filipino general who believes he can turn the tide of battle in the Philippine-American war. But little does he know that he faces a greatest threat to the country’s…

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Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
IMDb: 7.1
98 min

A look at the history of the American comedy publication and production company, National Lampoon, from its beginning in the 1970s to 2010, featuring rare and never before seen footage,…

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Empire of Lust

Empire of Lust

Empire of Lust
IMDb: 5.9
113 min

Set in 1398. Kim Min-Jae (Shin Ha-Kyun) is the supreme commander of the Joseon Dynasty. He falls in love for the first time and for that woman he takes risks….

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Seabiscuit

Seabiscuit

Seabiscuit
IMDb: 7.3
140 min

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

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Genre: Drama, History
Memories of the Sword

Memories of the Sword

Memories of the Sword
IMDb: 6.3
120 min

3 warriors from the Goryo Dynasty lead a riot. Due to the betrayal of Deok-Ki (Lee Byung-Hun), Poong-Chun (Bae Soo-Bin) dies. Deok-Ki then tries to persuade Seol-Rang (Jeon Do-Yeon) to…

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Polycarp

Polycarp

Polycarp
IMDb: N/A
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Anna, a young slave girl, is rescued and adopted by Christians in 2ND Century Smyrna, and befriended by their aged bishop, Polycarp. As Anna is taught by Polycarp and her…

Genre: Drama, History
Aferim!

Aferim!

Aferim!
IMDb: 7.7
108 min

Set in early 19th century Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an affair…

Genre: Drama, History
Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha
IMDb: 7.4
145 min

A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a…

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The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter
IMDb: 8.1
134 min

1183 AD: King Henry II’s three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won’t commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.

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Genre: Drama, History
Pasolini

Pasolini

Pasolini
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We are with Pasolini during the last hours of his life, as he talks with his beloved family and friends, writes, gives a brutally honest interview, shares a meal with…

Genre: Drama, History
The 33

The 33

The 33
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Based on a true story about the collapse at the mine in San Jose, Chile that left 33 miners isolated underground for 69 days.

Genre: Drama, History
1971

1971

1971
IMDb: 7.3
79 min

Forty years before WikiLeaks and the NSA scandal, there was Media, Pennsylvania. In 1971, eight activists plotted an intricate break-in to the local FBI offices to leak stolen documents and…

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Naked Among Wolves

Naked Among Wolves

Naked Among Wolves
IMDb: 7.2
105 min

Naked Among Wolves (German: Nackt unter Wölfen) is a German drama film directed by Philipp Kadelbach in 2015. It is based on the novel of the same name by Bruno…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Gold Coast

Gold Coast

Gold Coast
IMDb: N/A
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Young anti-colonial idealist Wulff leaves for Danish Guinea to set up a coffee plantation but not everything goes according to plan.

For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls
IMDb: 7.0
170 min

Spain in the 1930s is the place to be for a man of action like Robert Jordan. There is a civil war going on and Jordan who has joined up…

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A Man for All Seasons

A Man for All Seasons

A Man for All Seasons
IMDb: N/A
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A Man for All Seasons is the filmed version of the life of Thomas More. An English man comes to Sir Thomas More to ask if he can divorce his…

Genre: Drama, History
Ip Man 3

Ip Man 3

Ip Man 3
IMDb: 7.1
105 min

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.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Capsule

Capsule

Capsule
IMDb: 6.4
91 min

Guy is an experienced British fighter pilot who is in command of Britain’s first manned mission to space. He has trained for this for three years at the height of…

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Being Evel

Being Evel

Being Evel
IMDb: 7.1
99 min

In the history of sports, few names are more recognizable than that of Evel Knievel. Long after the man hung up his famous white leather jumpsuit and rode his Harley…

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The Lost Legion

The Lost Legion

The Lost Legion
IMDb: 3.1
107 min

Following the fall of the Roman Empire, a Roman woman plots to make her son the new Emperor and to fulfill the former glory of the city.

Red Army

Red Army

Red Army
IMDb: 7.6
84 min

From Oscar and Emmy award winning filmmakers, Red Army highlights the Soviet Union’s legendary and enigmatic hockey training culture and world-dominating team through the eyes of the team’s Captain Slava…

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