History Movies
HD Spartacus (1960)

Spartacus (1960)

Spartacus (1960)
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IMDb: 7.9
197

The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners…

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HD Inherit the Wind (1960)

Inherit the Wind (1960)

Inherit the Wind (1960)
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IMDb: 8.1
128

This gripping adaptation of the Jerome Lawrence-Robert E. Lee play examines an issue that still causes great controversy—the role religion should play in the schools.

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Genre: Drama, History
HD Exodus (1960)

Exodus (1960)

Exodus (1960)
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IMDb: 6.8
208

The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus….

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Genre: History, War
HD Ben-Hur (1959)

Ben-Hur (1959)

Ben-Hur (1959)
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IMDb: 8.1
212

Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus…

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HD Throne of Blood (1957)

Throne of Blood (1957)

Throne of Blood (1957)
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IMDb: 8.1
108

Returning to their lord’s castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the first part of the spirit’s prophecy comes true, Washizu’s…

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Genre: Drama, History
HD Richard III (1955)

Richard III (1955)

Richard III (1955)
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IMDb: 7.4
155

Having helped his brother King Edward IV take the throne of England, the jealous hunchback Richard, Duke of York, plots to seize power for himself. Masterfully deceiving and plotting against…

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Genre: Drama, History
HD Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)
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IMDb: 6.7
101

The story picks up at the point where “The Robe” ends, following the martyrdom of Diana and Marcellus. Christ’s robe is conveyed to Peter for safe-keeping, but the emperor Caligula…

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HD Forbidden Games (1952)

Forbidden Games (1952)

Forbidden Games (1952)
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IMDb: 8.0
87

Orphaned after a Nazi air raid, Paulette, a young Parisian girl, runs into Michel, an older peasant boy, and the two quickly become close. Together, they try to make sense…

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Genre: Drama, History
HD Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

Hangmen Also Die! (1943)
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IMDb: 7.5
134

During the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia, surgeon Dr. Franticek Svoboda, a Czech patriot, assassinates the brutal “Hangman of Europe”, Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich, and is wounded in the process. In his…

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HD Poveda (2016)

Poveda (2016)

Poveda (2016)
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IMDb: 6.1
N/A

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Genre: Drama, History
HD Flying Tigers (1942)

Flying Tigers (1942)

Flying Tigers (1942)
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IMDb: 6.8
102

Jim Gordon commands a unit of the famed Flying Tigers, the American Volunteer Group which fought the Japanese in China before America’s entry into World War II. Gordon must send…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
HD The Lost Battalion (2001)

The Lost Battalion (2001)

The Lost Battalion (2001)
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IMDb: 7.0
92

Fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
HD The Tin Drum (1979)

The Tin Drum (1979)

The Tin Drum (1979)
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IMDb: 7.5
162

Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third…

Genre: Drama, History, War
HD The Pagan Queen (2009)

The Pagan Queen (2009)

The Pagan Queen (2009)
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IMDb: 5.6
95

A controversial film about the end of the old pagan world in central Europe, THE PAGAN QUEEN is based on the Czech legend of Libuse, the Slavic queen of 8th…

HD Harriet (2019)

Harriet (2019)

Harriet (2019)
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IMDb: 5.7
125

The story of Harriet Tubman, who helped free hundreds of slaves from the South after escaping from slavery herself in 1849.

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Genre: Drama, History
HD In the Crosswind (2014)

In the Crosswind (2014)

In the Crosswind (2014)
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IMDb: 7.6
86

June 14, 1941, 3 a.m. Over 40000 people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are deported by Soviets to Siberia. Among them is a philosophy student Erna, a happily married mother…

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Genre: History, War
HD Colliding Dreams (2015)

Colliding Dreams (2015)

Colliding Dreams (2015)
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IMDb: 7.0
165

We live at a moment in time when the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, now more than a century old, continues to be of overwhelming international political and societal importance. From its inception,…

HD Basquiat (1996)

Basquiat (1996)

Basquiat (1996)
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IMDb: 6.9
108

The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New York street artist struggling with fame, drugs and his identity.

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Genre: Drama, History
HD Boom Bust Boom (2016)

Boom Bust Boom (2016)

Boom Bust Boom (2016)
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IMDb: 7.2
74

Terry Jones presents Boom Bust Boom. The result of a meeting between writer, director, historian and Python Terry Jones and economics professor and entrepreneur Theo Kocken. Co-written by Jones and…

HD Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation (2007)

Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation (2007)

Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation (2007)
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IMDb: 5.7
161

Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation is a 2007 epic film on the Namibian independence struggle against South African occupation as seen through the life of Sam Nujoma, the leader of…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
HD The Battle of Algiers (1966)

The Battle of Algiers (1966)

The Battle of Algiers (1966)
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IMDb: 8.1
121

Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
HD The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)

The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)

The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
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IMDb: 7.1
106

During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the “Tuskegee…

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HD Titus (1999)

Titus (1999)

Titus (1999)
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IMDb: 7.1
162

Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare’s goriest and earliest tragedy.

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HD September Dawn (2007)

September Dawn (2007)

September Dawn (2007)
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IMDb: 5.8
110

A story set against the Mountain Meadows Massacre, the film is based upon the tragedy which occurred in Utah in 1857. A group of settlers, traveling on wagons, was murdered…

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HD Culloden (1964)

Culloden (1964)

Culloden (1964)
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IMDb: 7.8
69

Culloden, Scottish Highlands, April 16th, 1746. It was one of the most mishandled and brutal battles ever fought in Great Britain. Its aftermath was tragic. The men responsible for such…

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HD The Last Emperor (1987)

The Last Emperor (1987)

The Last Emperor (1987)
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IMDb: 7.7
163

A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half…

Genre: Drama, History
HD For All Mankind (1989)

For All Mankind (1989)

For All Mankind (1989)
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IMDb: 8.2
80

A testament to NASA’s Apollo program of the 1960s and ’70s. Composed of actual NASA footage of the missions and astronaut interviews, the documentary offers the viewpoint of the individuals…

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HD The Devils (1971)

The Devils (1971)

The Devils (1971)
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IMDb: 7.8
111

A dramatised historical account of the rise and fall of Urbain Grandier, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest accused of witchcraft following alleged demonic possessions of sexually repressed nuns.

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Genre: Drama, History
HD Abraham Lincoln (1930)

Abraham Lincoln (1930)

Abraham Lincoln (1930)
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IMDb: 5.7
96

Silent film master D.W. Griffith’s first talkie works as a companion piece to his classic BIRTH OF A NATION, providing a detailed biographical sketch of the 16th president. We see…

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Genre: Drama, History
HD Kings of the Sun (1963)

Kings of the Sun (1963)

Kings of the Sun (1963)
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IMDb: 6.2
108

In order to flee from powerful enemies, young Mayan king Balam leads his people north across the Gulf of Mexico to the coast of what will become the United States….

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HD The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre (1967)

The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre (1967)

The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre (1967)
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IMDb: 6.7
100

Chicago February 14th 1929. Al Capone finally establishes himself as the city’s boss of organised crime. In a north-side garage his hoods, dressed as policemen, surprise and mow down with…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
HD A Bridge Too Far (1977)

A Bridge Too Far (1977)

A Bridge Too Far (1977)
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IMDb: 7.4
175

A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
HD The Winding Stream (2014)

The Winding Stream (2014)

The Winding Stream (2014)
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IMDb: 7.7
87

The story of the American music dynasty, the Carters and Cashes, and their decades-long influence on popular music.

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HD Hans Christian Andersen (1952)

Hans Christian Andersen (1952)

Hans Christian Andersen (1952)
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IMDb: 6.9
112

The inimitable Danny Kaye stars as famed storyteller Hans Christian Andersen in this charming fictionalized biopic that blends music, romance, comedy and fantasy to trace the life of Denmark’s literary…

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HD The Trench (1999)

The Trench (1999)

The Trench (1999)
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IMDb: 6.1
98

The Trench tells the story of a group of young British soldiers on the eve of the Battle of the Somme in the summer of 1916, the worst defeat in…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
HD Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)

Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)

Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
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IMDb: 7.5
145

Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.

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HD Quiz Show (1994)

Quiz Show (1994)

Quiz Show (1994)
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IMDb: 7.5
133

Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.

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Genre: Drama, History
HD Hawaizaada (2015)

Hawaizaada (2015)

Hawaizaada (2015)
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IMDb: 5.6
157

In 1895, Shivkar Bapuji Talpade constructs and flies India’s first unmanned plane, despite having the odds stacked against him.

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HD Jakob the Liar (1999)

Jakob the Liar (1999)

Jakob the Liar (1999)
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IMDb: 6.6
120

In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out after curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
HD The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin (2014)

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin (2014)

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin (2014)
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IMDb: 7.2
96

A documentary about the development and spread of the virtual currency called Bitcoin.