History Movies
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
IMDb: 7.2
144

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
IMDb: 7.9
141

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.

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Ip Man (2008)

Ip Man (2008)

Ip Man (2008)
IMDb: 8.0
106

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place…

10,000 BC (2008)

10,000 BC (2008)

10,000 BC (2008)
IMDb: 5.1
109

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter’s journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.

Changeling (2008)

Changeling (2008)

Changeling (2008)
IMDb: 7.7
141

Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn’t her child, the police captain has her…

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21 (2008)

21 (2008)

21 (2008)
IMDb: 6.8
123

Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to…

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
IMDb: 7.8
94

When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Invictus (2009)

Invictus (2009)

Invictus (2009)
IMDb: 7.3
134

Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of…

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Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies (2009)
IMDb: 7.0
140

Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger’s charm and audacity endear him to much of America’s downtrodden public, but he’s also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the…

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The King’s Speech (2010)

The King’s Speech (2010)

The King’s Speech (2010)
IMDb: 8.0
118

The King’s Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George (‘Bertie’) reluctantly assumes the throne….

War Horse (2011)

War Horse (2011)

War Horse (2011)
IMDb: 7.2
146

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World…

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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
IMDb: 7.4
157

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. Team 6…

Titanic: 100 Years On (2012)

Titanic: 100 Years On (2012)

Titanic: 100 Years On (2012)
IMDb: 7.4
70

The “unsinkable” floating palace set sail from Southampton on 10th April 1912 on her maiden voyage to New York. An iceberg ended this monumental journey 5 days later. Only 705…

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The Impossible (2012)

The Impossible (2012)

The Impossible (2012)
IMDb: 7.6
113

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare…

Red Tails (2012)

Red Tails (2012)

Red Tails (2012)
IMDb: 5.9
125

The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Asura (2012)

Asura (2012)

Asura (2012)
IMDb: 6.6
76

Abandoned in the barren wasteland of Kyoto, a savage, enraged orphan does whatever it takes to survive in the wild. When he crosses paths with civilization, he must learn to…

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Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012)

Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012)

Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012)
IMDb: 7.5
134

Former legendary assassin Kenshin Himura has now become a wandering samurai. Offering aid & protecting those in need as atonement for his past deeds. During this time Kenshin Himura comes…

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12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave (2013)
IMDb: 8.1
134

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon…

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The Book of Daniel (2013)

The Book of Daniel (2013)

The Book of Daniel (2013)
IMDb: 6.2
88

Taken into slavery after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel is forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel…

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Genre: Drama, History
Son of God (2014)

Son of God (2014)

Son of God (2014)
IMDb: 5.7
138

The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.

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The Big Short (2015)

The Big Short (2015)

The Big Short (2015)
IMDb: 7.8
131

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

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Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Straight Outta Compton (2015)
IMDb: 7.8
147

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful…

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Woodlawn (2015)

Woodlawn (2015)

Woodlawn (2015)
IMDb: 6.5
123

Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he…

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Child 44 (2015)

Child 44 (2015)

Child 44 (2015)
IMDb: 6.5
137

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders — a case that begins to connect with the very top of…

The Revenant (2015)

The Revenant (2015)

The Revenant (2015)
IMDb: 8.0
157

In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

Ip Man 3 (2015)

Ip Man 3 (2015)

Ip Man 3 (2015)
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.

Silence (2016)

Silence (2016)

Silence (2016)
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
Devil’s Bride (2016)

Devil’s Bride (2016)

Devil’s Bride (2016)
IMDb: 6.0
108

Anna’s story takes place on Åland Island in 1666, during the beginning of the most widespread and systematic witch-hunts in Scandinavian history. In all, 16 women were convicted of being…

Genre: Drama, History
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
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.

Hidden Figures (2016)

Hidden Figures (2016)

Hidden Figures (2016)
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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Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
IMDb: 8.1
139

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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The Dig (2021)

The Dig (2021)

The Dig (2021)
IMDb: 7.1
112

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain’s past resonate…

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Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)
IMDb: 7.6
125

Bill O’Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers on the orders of FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends—falling for a fellow revolutionary en route—a…

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Dunkirk (2017)

Dunkirk (2017)

Dunkirk (2017)
IMDb: 7.8
107

The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour…

The Emperor of Paris (2018)

The Emperor of Paris (2018)

The Emperor of Paris (2018)
IMDb: 6.3
121

Paris, France, early 19th century. The legendary convict François Vidocq lives in disguise trying to escape from a tragic past that torments him. When, after an unfortunate event, he crosses…

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Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018)

Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018)

Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018)
IMDb: 5.8
98

Zamperini returns to California where he wound up marrying Cynthia Applewhite while wrestling with untreated PTSD, suffering constant nightmares, angry, bitter and deeply depressed, his wife convinces Zamperini to attend…

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12 Strong (2018)

12 Strong (2018)

12 Strong (2018)
IMDb: 6.6
130

A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
First Man (2018)

First Man (2018)

First Man (2018)
IMDb: 7.3
141

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July…

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The King (2019)

The King (2019)

The King (2019)
IMDb: 7.2
140

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019)

Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019)

Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019)
IMDb: 7.1
107

Following the death of his wife, Ip Man travels to San Francisco to ease tensions between the local kung fu masters and his star student, Bruce Lee, while searching for…