History Movies
Dark Waters

Dark Waters

Dark Waters
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A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against the DuPont chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

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Genre: Drama, History
Midway

Midway

Midway
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138 min

The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Harriet

Harriet

Harriet
IMDb: 5.7
125 min

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
Judy

Judy

Judy
IMDb: 6.7
118 min

Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

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Kalank

Kalank

Kalank
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Drama set in the 1940s during the partition of India.

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The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies
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The story of the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.

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Genre: Drama, History
Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Apollo 11
IMDb: 8.3
93 min

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.

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The Invisibles

The Invisibles

The Invisibles
IMDb: 7.8
110 min

Four young Jews survive the Third Reich in the middle of Berlin by living so recklessly that they become “invisible.”

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Genre: Drama, History
On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex
IMDb: 5.6
120 min

Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.

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Genre: Drama, History
Vice

Vice

Vice
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George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney’s impressive résumé includes…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots
IMDb: 6.7
124 min

Mary Stuart attempts to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Favourite

The Favourite

The Favourite
IMDb: 8.1
119 min

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail arrives,…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Outlaw King

Outlaw King

Outlaw King
IMDb: 7.2
121 min

Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Great Battle

The Great Battle

The Great Battle
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In 645 AD, the Tang Dynasty’s emperor Li starts his invasion into Goguryeo, one of the ancient kingdoms of Korea. One victory after another, the Tang army marches into Ansi,…

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Genre: Action, History
First Man

First Man

First Man
IMDb: 8.4
138 min

A story of courage, dedication and sacrifice, “First Man,” directed by Damien Chazelle, is a look into the life and experiences of the most famous astronaut of all time, Neil…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Happy Prince

The Happy Prince

The Happy Prince
IMDb: 6.6
105 min

THE HAPPY PRINCE tells the story of the last days of Oscar Wilde. This great man of letters, once one of the most famous authors in England, is now a…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Kursk

Kursk

Kursk
IMDb: 6.6
117

The story of the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds…

Genre: Drama, History
Operation Finale

Operation Finale

Operation Finale
IMDb: 6.8
122 min

15 years after the end of World War II, a team of Israeli secret agents is assigned to track down Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, reported…

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Hostiles

Hostiles

Hostiles
IMDb: 7.2
134

A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana…

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The Post

The Post

The Post
IMDb: 7.2
116

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true…

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Genre: Drama, History
Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour
IMDb: 7.4
125

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Death of Stalin

The Death of Stalin

The Death of Stalin
IMDb: 7.2
107

When tyrannical dictator Josef Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish…

Genre: Comedy, History
Papillon

Papillon

Papillon
IMDb: 7.1
134

Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld, is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, where he forges a strong friendship…

Genre: Drama, History
The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z
IMDb: 6.6
140

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilazation in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for…

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Silence

Silence

Silence
IMDb: 7.2
161

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

Genre: Drama, History
Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures
IMDb: 7.8
127

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Promise

The Promise

The Promise
IMDb: 6.1
130

Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, a love triangle develops between Mikael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated artist Ana, and Chris, a renowned American…

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Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge
IMDb: 8.1
140

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Snowden

Snowden

Snowden
IMDb: 7.3
134

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

The Founder

The Founder

The Founder
IMDb: 7.2
115

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by…

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Genre: Drama, History
Sully

Sully

Sully
IMDb: 7.5
96

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
Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle
IMDb: 7.4
106

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself – even as…

Colonia

Colonia

Colonia
IMDb: 7.1
110

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

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
IMDb: 7.3
144

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Ip Man 3

Ip Man 3

Ip Man 3
IMDb: 7.1
105

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.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea
IMDb: 6.9
122

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human…

Spotlight

Spotlight

Spotlight
IMDb: 8.1
129

In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys….

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Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs
IMDb: 7.2
122

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game
IMDb: 8.0
113

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain’s top-secret…

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Pompeii

Pompeii

Pompeii
IMDb: 5.5
105

In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has…