History Movies
The Angel (2018)

The Angel (2018)

The Angel (2018)
IMDb: 5.9
114 min

True story of Ashraf Marwan, who was President Nasser’s son-in-law and special adviser and confidant to his successor Anwar Sadat – while simultaneously Israeli Intelligence’s most precious asset of the…

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Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies (2009)
IMDb: 7.0
140 min

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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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
The King’s Speech (2010)

The King’s Speech (2010)

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

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….

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Genre: Drama, History
The Iron Lady (2011)

The Iron Lady (2011)

The Iron Lady (2011)
IMDb: 6.4
105 min

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.

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Genre: Drama, History
Anonymous (2011)

Anonymous (2011)

Anonymous (2011)
IMDb: 6.9
130 min

Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere,…

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The Flowers of War (2011)

The Flowers of War (2011)

The Flowers of War (2011)
IMDb: 7.6
146 min

A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan’s rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
J. Edgar (2011)

J. Edgar (2011)

J. Edgar (2011)
IMDb: 6.6
137 min

As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Ironclad (2011)

Ironclad (2011)

Ironclad (2011)
IMDb: 6.2
121 min

In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the…

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Outlaw King (2018)

Outlaw King (2018)

Outlaw King (2018)
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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, War
The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
IMDb: 7.4
124 min

Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they…

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The Favourite (2018)

The Favourite (2018)

The Favourite (2018)
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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
Operation Finale (2018)

Operation Finale (2018)

Operation Finale (2018)
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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Genre: Drama, History
First Man (2018)

First Man (2018)

First Man (2018)
IMDb: 8.4
138 min

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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Genre: Drama, History
BlacKkKlansman (2018)

BlacKkKlansman (2018)

BlacKkKlansman (2018)
IMDb: 7.6
135 min

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and become the head of the local chapter.

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Escape (2012)

Escape (2012)

Escape (2012)
IMDb: 6.1
78 min

Ten years after the Black Death devastated the country, a poor family sets out on a journey to search for better living conditions. In a deserted mountain pass, they are…

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Genre: Action, History
Purge (2012)

Purge (2012)

Purge (2012)
IMDb: 7.1
125 min

Allide experienced The Great Terror under Stalin’s regime, and decades after her hometown people were deported to Siberia, she lives alone in an isolated house. One night, she finds a…

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Genre: Drama, History
Emperor (2012)

Emperor (2012)

Emperor (2012)
IMDb: 6.5
105 min

As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Red Tails (2012)

Red Tails (2012)

Red Tails (2012)
IMDb: 5.9
125 min

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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Lincoln (2012)

Lincoln (2012)

Lincoln (2012)
IMDb: 7.4
150 min

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course…

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Genre: Drama, History
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
IMDb: 7.4
157 min

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…

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Les Misérables (2012)

Les Misérables (2012)

Les Misérables (2012)
IMDb: 7.6
158 min

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.

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Genre: Drama, History
Marie Antoinette (2006)

Marie Antoinette (2006)

Marie Antoinette (2006)
IMDb: 6.4
123 min

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 ultimately the…

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Genre: Drama, History
Walking with the Enemy (2013)

Walking with the Enemy (2013)

Walking with the Enemy (2013)
IMDb: 6.2
124 min

Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Parkland (2013)

Parkland (2013)

Parkland (2013)
IMDb: 6.4
93 min

November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real…

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The Physician (2013)

The Physician (2013)

The Physician (2013)
IMDb: 7.2
150 min

The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become…

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The Railway Man (2013)

The Railway Man (2013)

The Railway Man (2013)
IMDb: 7.1
116 min

A victim from World War II’s “Death Railway” sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.

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Genre: Drama, History
Jobs (2013)

Jobs (2013)

Jobs (2013)
IMDb: 5.9
128 min

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
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
IMDb: 7.1
141 min

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
Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
IMDb: 7.5
125 min

Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
IMDb: 8.0
117 min

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.

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Genre: Drama, History
12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave (2013)
IMDb: 8.1
134 min

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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Genre: Drama, History
Mr. Turner (2014)

Mr. Turner (2014)

Mr. Turner (2014)
IMDb: 6.8
150 min

Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.

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Genre: Drama, History
Testament of Youth (2014)

Testament of Youth (2014)

Testament of Youth (2014)
IMDb: 7.3
129 min

Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Monuments Men (2014)

The Monuments Men (2014)

The Monuments Men (2014)
IMDb: 6.1
118 min

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Selma (2014)

Selma (2014)

Selma (2014)
IMDb: 7.5
128 min

“Selma,” as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon…

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Genre: Drama, History
Pompeii (2014)

Pompeii (2014)

Pompeii (2014)
IMDb: 5.5
105 min

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…

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The Imitation Game (2014)

The Imitation Game (2014)

The Imitation Game (2014)
IMDb: 8.0
114 min

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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Capsule (2015)

Capsule (2015)

Capsule (2015)
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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Admiral (2015)

Admiral (2015)

Admiral (2015)
IMDb: 7.0
151 min

When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and faces its own civil war no less, only one man, Michael de Ruyter, can lead…

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The Assassin (2015)

The Assassin (2015)

The Assassin (2015)
IMDb: 6.3
105 min

A female assassin during the Tang Dynasty who begins to question her loyalties when she falls in love with one of her targets.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History