History Movies
Lions for Lambs

Lions for Lambs

Lions for Lambs
IMDb: 6.2
92 min

Storyline:- Injuries sustained by two Army rangers behind enemy lines in Afghanistan set off a sequence of events involving a congressman, a journalist and a professor.

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Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Elizabeth: The Golden Age
IMDb: 6.9
114 min

Storyline:- A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments.

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Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha
IMDb: 7.4
145 min

Storyline:- Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan’s most celebrated geisha.

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Cinderella Man

Cinderella Man

Cinderella Man
IMDb: 8.0
144 min

Storyline:- The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.

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Flyboys

Flyboys

Flyboys
IMDb: 6.5
140 min

Storyline:- The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country’s first fighter pilots.

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Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette
IMDb: 6.4
123 min

Storyline:- The retelling of France’s iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the…

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Genre: Drama, History
Breach

Breach

Breach
IMDb: 7.0
110 min

Storyline:- FBI upstart Eric O’Neill enters into a power game with his boss, Robert Hanssen, an agent who was put on trial for selling secrets to the Soviet Union.

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United 93

United 93

United 93
IMDb: 7.6
111 min

Storyline:- A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September 11th, 2001 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

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Flags of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers
IMDb: 7.1
135 min

Storyline:- The life stories of the six men who raised the flag at the Battle of Iwo Jima, a turning point in World War II.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Nativity Story

The Nativity Story

The Nativity Story
IMDb: 6.8
101 min

Storyline:- A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph’s life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.

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Genre: Drama, History
Charlie Wilson’s War

Charlie Wilson’s War

Charlie Wilson’s War
IMDb: 7.1
102 min

Storyline:- A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson’s covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching…

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The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd
IMDb: 6.7
167 min

Storyline:- The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man’s life.

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World Trade Center

World Trade Center

World Trade Center
IMDb: 6.0
129 min

Storyline:- Two Port Authority police officers become trapped under the rubble of the World Trade Center.

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Cadillac Records

Cadillac Records

Cadillac Records
IMDb: 7.0
109 min

Storyline:- Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.

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The Duchess

The Duchess

The Duchess
IMDb: 6.9
110 min

Storyline:- A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.

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Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon
IMDb: 7.7
122 min

Storyline:- A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.

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Genre: Drama, History
W.

W.

W.
IMDb: 6.3
129 min

Storyline:- A chronicle of the life and Presidency of George W. Bush.

Genre: Drama, History
Defiance

Defiance

Defiance
IMDb: 7.2
137 min

Storyline:- Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters, and endeavor to build a village, in order to protect themselves and about…

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Milk

Milk

Milk
IMDb: 7.6
128 min

Storyline:- The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California’s first openly gay elected official.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Young Victoria

The Young Victoria

The Young Victoria
IMDb: 7.3
105 min

Storyline:- A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria’s rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.

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Valkyrie

Valkyrie

Valkyrie
IMDb: 7.1
121 min

Storyline:- A dramatization of the 20 July assassination and political coup plot by desperate renegade German Army officers against Hitler during World War II.

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Invictus

Invictus

Invictus
IMDb: 7.3
134 min

Storyline:- Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win…

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Genre: Drama, History
Public Enemies

Public Enemies

Public Enemies
IMDb: 7.0
140 min

Storyline:- The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.

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For Greater Glory – The True Story of Cristiada

For Greater Glory – The True Story of Cristiada

For Greater Glory – The True Story of Cristiada
IMDb: 6.6
145 min

Storyline:- A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929); a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government.

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Genre: Drama, History
Hyde Park on Hudson

Hyde Park on Hudson

Hyde Park on Hudson
IMDb: 5.9
94 min

Storyline:- The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret “Daisy” Suckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom…

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The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech
IMDb: 8.0
118 min

Storyline:- The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Conspirator

The Conspirator

The Conspirator
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

Storyline:- Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on…

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Red Tails

Red Tails

Red Tails
IMDb: 5.9
125 min

Storyline:-  A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the…

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The Iron Lady

The Iron Lady

The Iron Lady
IMDb: 6.4
105 min

Storyline:- An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood…

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Genre: Drama, History
J. Edgar

J. Edgar

J. Edgar
IMDb: 6.6
137 min

Storyline:- J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life.

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Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty
IMDb: 7.4
157 min

Storyline:- A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6…

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Les Misérables

Les Misérables

Les Misérables
IMDb: 7.6
158 min

Storyline:- In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker’s daughter. The decision changes…

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Genre: Drama, History
Lincoln

Lincoln

Lincoln
IMDb: 7.4
150 min

Storyline:- As the American Civil War continues to rage, America’s president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

Storyline:- The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee.

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
IMDb: 7.1
141 min

Storyline:- A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

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Genre: Drama, History
Jobs

Jobs

Jobs
IMDb: 5.9
128 min

Storyline:- The story of Steve Jobs’ ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

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Genre: Drama, History
Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club
IMDb: 8.0
117 min

Storyline:- In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.

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Genre: Drama, History
12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave
IMDb: 8.1
134 min

Storyline:- In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

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Genre: Drama, History
Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks
IMDb: 7.5
125 min

Storyline:- Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.

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The Railway Man

The Railway Man

The Railway Man
IMDb: 7.1
116 min

Storyline:- A former British Army officer, who was tortured as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible for much…

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Genre: Drama, History