History Movies
4KZegen

Zegen

Zegen
4K
IMDb: 6.9
124

At the time between the World Wars, Japan is involved in empire-building throughout East and Southeast Asia. After a brief career as a low-level military adventurer, Iheiji sets up chains…

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Genre: Comedy, History
4KThe Last Emperor

The Last Emperor

The Last Emperor
4K
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
4KGardens of Stone

Gardens of Stone

Gardens of Stone
4K
IMDb: 6.4
111

A sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he…

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Genre: Drama, History
4KGothic

Gothic

Gothic
4K
IMDb: 5.7
84

The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the “Haunted Summer,” five famous friends gather around…

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4KHouston: The Legend of Texas

Houston: The Legend of Texas

Houston: The Legend of Texas
4K
IMDb: 6.5
144

Sam Elliot stars as Sam Houston, the visionary who nearly single-handedly forged the state of Texas into a powerful entity in its own right. Refusing to forget the Alamo (as…

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4KTai-Pan

Tai-Pan

Tai-Pan
4K
IMDb: 5.6
127

The film begins following the British victory of the first Opium War and the seizure of Hong Kong. Although the island is largely uninhabited and the terrain unfriendly, it has…

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4KThe Mission

The Mission

The Mission
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IMDb: 7.4
126

When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and…

4KCaravaggio

Caravaggio

Caravaggio
4K
IMDb: 6.6
93

As influential Italian artist Caravaggio dies in exile in 1610, he recalls his short life, from his childhood to his initial artistic failures to his later triumphs as he catches…

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4KSalvador

Salvador

Salvador
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IMDb: 7.4
123

A second-rate journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.

4KRosa Luxemburg

Rosa Luxemburg

Rosa Luxemburg
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IMDb: 6.9
122

Polish socialist and Marxist Rosa Luxemburg works tirelessly in the service of revolution in early 20th century Poland and Germany. While Luxemburg campaigns for her beliefs, she is repeatedly imprisoned…

Genre: Drama, History
4KLady Jane

Lady Jane

Lady Jane
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IMDb: 7.1
142

The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the…

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4KThe Assault

The Assault

The Assault
4K
IMDb: 7.2
144

At the end of WW II the Dutch resistance kills a German officer in front of the house of a Dutch family. Years after the war the young boy who…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
4KRevolution

Revolution

Revolution
4K
IMDb: 5.3
126

New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts…

4KOut of Africa

Out of Africa

Out of Africa
4K
IMDb: 7.2
161

Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life…

4KEleni

Eleni

Eleni
4K
IMDb: 7.0
114

Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in Greece. He has waited 30 years for this. He wants to know why his mother…

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Genre: Drama, History
4KMard

Mard

Mard
4K
IMDb: 6.2
177

Mard (English Translation: Male or Man or Macho) is a 1985 Hindi action film, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Amrita Singh and directed by Manmohan Desai. It was the highest earning…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
4KCome and See

Come and See

Come and See
4K
IMDb: 8.3
142

The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family’s wishes. There he meets a…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
4KRan

Ran

Ran
4K
IMDb: 8.2
160

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare’s King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa’s late-life masterpiece, a profound…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
4KShoah

Shoah

Shoah
4K
IMDb: 8.7
566

Claude Lanzmann directed this 9½ hour documentary on the Holocaust without using a single frame of archive footage. He interviews survivors, witnesses, and ex-Nazis (whom he had to film secretly…

4KThe Official Story

The Official Story

The Official Story
4K
IMDb: 7.8
112

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1983. In the last and turbulent days of the military dictatorship, Alicia, a high school history teacher, begins to ask uncomfortable questions about the dark origins of…

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Genre: Drama, History
4KKing David

King David

King David
4K
IMDb: 5.3
114

This is a movie about the life of Israel’s king David.

4KColonel Redl

Colonel Redl

Colonel Redl
4K
IMDb: 7.5
132

Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl, an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder to…

Genre: Drama, History
4KA Passage to India

A Passage to India

A Passage to India
4K
IMDb: 7.3
163

Set during the period of growing influence of the Indian independence movement in the British Raj, the story begins with the arrival in India of a British woman, Miss Adela…

4KCaligula’s Slaves

Caligula’s Slaves

Caligula’s Slaves
4K
IMDb: 3.4
84

Roman emperor Caligula leaves the last days of glory amidst orgies of food and sex. During a show by two nude slaves, the emperor is particularly attracted to one of…

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4KThe Killing Fields

The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields
4K
IMDb: 7.8
142

The real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led to the death of…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
4KLove Leads the Way: A True Story

Love Leads the Way: A True Story

Love Leads the Way: A True Story
4K
IMDb: 7.7
99

Based on the true story of Morris Frank and the first U.S. Seeing Eye Dog, Buddy.

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4KAmadeus

Amadeus

Amadeus
4K
IMDb: 8.3
160

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a remarkably talented young Viennese composer who unwittingly finds a fierce rival in the disciplined and determined Antonio Salieri. Resenting Mozart for both his hedonistic lifestyle…

Genre: Drama, History, Music
4KBefore Stonewall

Before Stonewall

Before Stonewall
4K
IMDb: 7.6
87

New York City’s Stonewall Inn is regarded by many as the site of gay and lesbian liberation since it was at this bar that drag queens fought back against police…

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4KFort Saganne

Fort Saganne

Fort Saganne
4K
IMDb: 6.2
180

In 1911, a willful and determined man from peasant stock named Charles Saganne enlists in the military and is assigned to the Sahara Desert under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
4KThe Bounty

The Bounty

The Bounty
4K
IMDb: 7.1
132

The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
4KThe Blood of Others

The Blood of Others

The Blood of Others
4K
IMDb: 5.3
135

In the German-occupied Paris, Helene is torn between the love for her boyfriend Jean, working for the resistance and the German administrator Bergmann, who will do anything to gain her…

4KEyes of Fire

Eyes of Fire

Eyes of Fire
4K
IMDb: 6.3
90

A preacher is accused of adultery and he and his followers are chased out of town and become stranded in an isolated forest which is haunted by the spirits of…

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4KThe Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff
4K
IMDb: 7.8
193

A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America’s space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works…

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Genre: Drama, History
4KWhat Have We Learned, Charlie Brown?

What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown?

What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown?
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IMDb: 7.8
23

As they begin their journey home from their student exchange term, Charlie Brown and the gang find themselves sidetracked. They have severe car trouble and more importantly, they pass by…

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4KMerry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
4K
IMDb: 7.3
124

Island of Java, 1942, during World War II. British Major Jack Celliers arrives at a Japanese prison camp, run by the strict Captain Yonoi. Colonel John Lawrence, who has a…

Genre: Drama, History, War
4KHigh Road to China

High Road to China

High Road to China
4K
IMDb: 6.1
105

A biplane pilot is saddled with a spoiled industrialist’s daughter on a search for her missing father through Asia that eventually involves them in a struggle against a Chinese warlord.

4KThe Scarlet and the Black

The Scarlet and the Black

The Scarlet and the Black
4K
IMDb: 7.6
143

Fr. Hugh O’Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a Catholic country…

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4KUtu

Utu

Utu
4K
IMDb: 7.0
118

In New Zealand in the 1860s the native Maori people fought the British colonials to keep the land guaranteed to them by treaty. The warrior Te Wheke fights for the…

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4KGandhi

Gandhi

Gandhi
4K
IMDb: 8.0
191

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance…

Genre: Drama, History
4KLes Misérables

Les Misérables

Les Misérables
4K
IMDb: 7.3
220

The story of Jean Valjean, a Frenchman convicted of minor crimes, who is hounded for years by an unforgiving and unrelenting police inspector, Javert.

Genre: Drama, History