History Movies
Adventures of a Mathematician

Adventures of a Mathematician

Adventures of a Mathematician
IMDb: 6.8
102 min

The warmhearted story of Polish immigrant and mathematician Stan Ulam, who moved to the U.S. in the 1930s. Stan deals with the difficult losses of family and friends all while…

Genre: Drama, History
Swallow

Swallow

Swallow
IMDb: 3.7
128 min

Set in the 1980s, Tolani Ajao is a bank secretary in Lagos, who finds herself persuaded by her friend Rose Adamson to enter the world of drug trafficking.

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Her Socialist Smile

Her Socialist Smile

Her Socialist Smile
IMDb: 5.8
93 min

The memory of a particular moment in early 20th century history when, in 1913, Helen Keller (1880-1968), a deaf-blind writer, lecturer and political activist, spoke, for the first time and…

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Vivandière

Vivandière

Vivandière
IMDb: 5.1
56 min

Two young women from both sides of the Civil War volunteer as battlefield nurses, facing down scornful commanders and murderous war criminals to accomplish their hazardous duty.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Respect

Respect

Respect
IMDb: 6.7
145 min

The rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.

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No Man of God

No Man of God

No Man of God
IMDb: 6.7
100 min

Based on real life transcripts culled from conversations between FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier and serial killer Ted Bundy that took place between 1984 and 1989, No Man of God details…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Brave: Gunjyo Senki

Brave: Gunjyo Senki

Brave: Gunjyo Senki
IMDb: 5.2
115 min

Students, including Aoi Nishino, take part in class and sports activity at a prestigious high school. Aoi Nishino is a member of the school’s archery club. He practices archery studiously…

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Genre: Action, History
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later
IMDb: 7.4
79 min

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later is told entirely from the first-person perspective of leaders, physicists, soldiers and survivors.

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Worth

Worth

Worth
IMDb: 6.9
118 min

Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers…

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Genre: Drama, History
Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street
IMDb: 7.9
107 min

Take a stroll down Sesame Street and witness the birth of the most influential children’s show in television history. From the iconic furry characters to the classic songs you know…

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Coming For The King

Coming For The King

Coming For The King
IMDb: 4.7
67 min

Coming for the King is a fictional account of the events and the people that surrounded Martin Luther King Jr. from early 1963 until his untimely demise in the Spring…

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Genre: Drama, History
Diana: A True Musical Story

Diana: A True Musical Story

Diana: A True Musical Story
IMDb: 5.7
102 min

A princess thrust onto the world stage. The tabloid media captivated by her beauty and vulnerability. The globe’s most celebrated monarchy disrupted. This is the story of the most famous…

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America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture
IMDb: 5.7
98 min

A chainsaw-wielding George Washington teams with beer-loving bro Sam Adams to take down the Brits in a tongue-in-cheek riff on the American Revolution.

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Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast
IMDb: 6.1
88 min

In 1999, teen Rocío Wanninkhof is murdered. Her mother’s ex-partner, Dolores Vázquez, is suspected. Did she do it? A second victim reveals the truth.

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Dream Horse

Dream Horse

Dream Horse
IMDb: 6.7
113 min

The inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to…

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Witnesses

Witnesses

Witnesses
IMDb: 6.1
110 min

The gripping true story of the first three witnesses to the Book of Mormon.

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Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island
IMDb: 3.0
82 min

During the last desperate months of World War II, an Allied mission to regain Ramree Island off the coast of Burma ends in horror when an embattled group of soldiers…

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Edge of the World

Edge of the World

Edge of the World
IMDb: 5.7
104 min

Biopic about Sir James Brooke, the British adventurer who became King of Sarawak in the 1840’s and embarked on a lifelong crusade to end piracy and head-hunting – only to…

1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything

1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything

1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything
TMDb: 7.0
45 min

An immersive, deep-dive docuseries rich with archival footage and interviews that explores the musicians and soundtracks that shaped the culture and politics of 1971.

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Oslo

Oslo

Oslo
IMDb: 6.5
101 min

The true story of negotiations between implacable enemies — the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian…

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Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt
IMDb: 6.2
72 min

This documentary examines the 1999 London bombings that targeted Black, Bangladeshi and gay communities, and the race to find the far-right perpetrator. He terrorized a city, seeking to ignite a…

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American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally
IMDb: 6.0
109 min

The life of American woman Mildred Gillars and her lawyer, who struggles to redeem her reputation. Dubbed “Axis Sally” for broadcasting Nazi propaganda to American troops during World War II,…

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Genre: Drama, History
Fall River

Fall River

Fall River
IMDb: N/A
59 min

In 1979, three young women were killed in a streak of brutal murders in Fall River, MA, allegedly by a satanic cult practicing human sacrifice. Twenty years later, new evidence…

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Domina

Domina

Domina
TMDb: 7.0
60 min

The extraordinary rise of Livia Drusilla, who overcame adversity to become the most powerful woman in the world. Follow Livia’s journey from a naïve young girl whose world crumbles in…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad
TMDb: 5.8
77,20,40 min

Follow young Cora’s journey as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. After escaping her Georgia plantation for the rumored Underground Railroad, Cora discovers no mere…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Dance of the Forty One

Dance of the Forty One

Dance of the Forty One
IMDb: 7.0
93 min

Mexico City, November 1901. The police raid a private home where a secret party is being held. Among those attending is the son-in-law of President Porfirio Díaz.

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Make-up: A Glamorous History

Make-up: A Glamorous History

Make-up: A Glamorous History
TMDb: 7
N/A

Georgian dandies, demure Victorians and decadent flappers. Make-up artist Lisa Eldridge reveals the beauty of bygone eras, using make-up as a window into the world we live in.

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Genre: History
Luis Miguel: The Series

Luis Miguel: The Series

Luis Miguel: The Series
TMDb: 8.1
60 min

The series dramatizes the life story of Mexican superstar singer Luis Miguel, who has captivated audiences in Latin America and beyond for decades.

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Killing Patient Zero

Killing Patient Zero

Killing Patient Zero
IMDb: 7.0
100 min

Skilfully revealing the homophobia behind the headlines, this doc traces the devastating impact of the 1980s AIDS epidemic and clears the name of the Québécois flight attendant who was infamously…

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The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier
IMDb: 6.4
136 min

The story of the Podolsk cadets’ heroic stand outside Moscow in October 1941. Cadets were sent to the Ilyinsky line, fighting alongside units from the Soviet 43rd Army to hold…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
First Signal

First Signal

First Signal
IMDb: 2.7
102 min

When Air Force Space Command receives a signal from an alien satellite in Earth orbit an emergency meeting with the President reveals a government conspiracy.

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HDThe War Below

The War Below

The War Below
HD
IMDb: 5.1
99 min

During World War I, a group of British miners are recruited to tunnel underneath no man’s land and set bombs from below the German front in hopes of breaking the…

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Genre: Drama, History
Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something

Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something

Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something
IMDb: 5.8
93 min

The life of singer-songwriter and activist Harry Chapin, who spent his fame and fortune trying to end world hunger before his tragic passing.

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Exterminate All the Brutes

Exterminate All the Brutes

Exterminate All the Brutes
TMDb: 6.0
59 min

Hybrid docuseries offering an expansive exploration of the exploitative and genocidal aspects of European colonialism, from America to Africa, and its impact on society today.

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Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade
IMDb: 4.3
N/A

Dr. Bernard Nathanson and Dr. Mildred Jefferson square off in a national battle in this untold conspiracy that led to the most famous and controversial court case in history.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Victorian Slum

The Victorian Slum

The Victorian Slum
TMDb: 7.4
60 min

In the heart of the modern East End of London, a Victorian slum has been recreated and a group of 21st-century people are moving in. Michael Mosley joins them to…

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Flannery

Flannery

Flannery
IMDb: 5.8
97 min

A feature documentary directed by Elizabeth Coffman and Mark Bosco about American writer Flannery O’Connor.

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Homesick

Homesick

Homesick
IMDb: 6.1
112 min

A university student returns home to self-isolate during the lockdown. He’s totally alone, he’s caught the virus and in order to cope, he’s started to talk to himself.

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Serving For Justice The Story Of The 333Rd Field Artillery Battalion

Serving For Justice The Story Of The 333Rd Field Artillery Battalion

Serving For Justice The Story Of The 333Rd Field Artillery Battalion
IMDb: 4.7
50 min

Amidst the horrors and indignities of Jim Crow America, one million African Americans served their country to protect democracy abroad and expand it at home during World War II. The…

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Genre: History
Coven

Coven

Coven
IMDb: 6.1
90 min

French Basque Country, year 1609. The men of a small fishing village have gone to sea. Judge Rostegui, who has been charged by the king with ridding the country of…

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