History Movies
WEB The Slave (1962)

The Slave (1962)

The Slave (1962)
WEB
IMDb: 5.9
100 min

The decurion Randus holds himself so well in the command of his troops, that Caesar promotes him to centurion. He is subsequently sent to Egypt, to keep Cesar informed on…

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BluRay The Last Train (1973)

The Last Train (1973)

The Last Train (1973)
BluRay
IMDb: 6.9
95 min

Two people, a Frenchman Julien Maroyeur and a Jewish German woman (Anna Kupfer) met on a train while escaping the German army entering France.

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Genre: Drama, History
BluRay The Deluge (1974)

The Deluge (1974)

The Deluge (1974)
BluRay
IMDb: 7.7
287 min

A dashing warrior fights for the heart of a young gentlewoman as war rages across 17th century Poland in an adaptation of the second part of Henryk Sienkiewicz’s historical trilogy…

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WEB The Sacred City (2016)

The Sacred City (2016)

The Sacred City (2016)
WEB
IMDb: 7.9
85 min

This British film was made about Canadian historian Dan Gibson, who has uncovered startling new archaeological evidence that Mecca was not the original Holy City of Islam.

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WEB Edge of the World (2021)

Edge of the World (2021)

Edge of the World (2021)
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IMDb: N/A
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…

WEB American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally (2021)

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally (2021)

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally (2021)
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IMDb: 5.5
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
BluRay Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)

Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)

Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)
BluRay
IMDb: 4.5
120 min

Genoan navigator Christopher Columbus has a dream to find an alternative route to sail to the Indies, by traveling west instead of east, across the unchartered Ocean sea. After failing…

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Genre: History
BluRay The Last Command (1928)

The Last Command (1928)

The Last Command (1928)
BluRay
IMDb: 8.0
88 min

A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.

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WEB The Last Days (1998)

The Last Days (1998)

The Last Days (1998)
WEB
IMDb: 7.6
87 min

Five Jewish Hungarians, now U.S. citizens, tell their stories: before March, 1944, when Nazis began to exterminate Hungarian Jews, months in concentration camps, and visiting childhood homes more than 50…

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WEB Nail Bomber: Manhunt (2021)

Nail Bomber: Manhunt (2021)

Nail Bomber: Manhunt (2021)
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IMDb: N/A
N/A

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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WEB An Inlet of Muddy Water (1953)

An Inlet of Muddy Water (1953)

An Inlet of Muddy Water (1953)
WEB
IMDb: 7.3
104 min

Three short tales from stories by Ichiyo Higuchi. In one, a young woman is degraded by her family after an arranged marriage. Another deals with the troubles heaped upon a…

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Genre: Drama, History
BluRay Sharpe’s Enemy (1994)

Sharpe’s Enemy (1994)

Sharpe’s Enemy (1994)
BluRay
IMDb: 7.9
90 min

Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe’s old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for…

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WEB Mango Dreams (2017)

Mango Dreams (2017)

Mango Dreams (2017)
WEB
IMDb: 7.6
92 min

A Hindu doctor with dementia and a Muslim auto rickshaw driver form an unlikely friendship as they cross India in search of the doctor’s childhood home.

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BluRay United Red Army (2007)

United Red Army (2007)

United Red Army (2007)
BluRay
IMDb: 7.1
190 min

The film is told in three acts, beginning with a historical background of Japan’s student movement of the 1960s and early 1970s, mostly using archive footage and a narrator. The…

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WEB One Man’s Hero (1999)

One Man’s Hero (1999)

One Man’s Hero (1999)
WEB
IMDb: 6.1
121 min

One Man’s Hero tells the little-known story of the “St. Patrick’s Battalion” or “San Patricios,” a group of mostly Irish and other immigrants of the Catholic faith who deserted to…

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BluRay Sharpe’s Company (1994)

Sharpe’s Company (1994)

Sharpe’s Company (1994)
BluRay
IMDb: 7.9
100 min

Spain 1812 The Duke of Wellington plans to lay siege to Badajoz. A murderous figure from Sharpe’s past uses a beautiful woman revenge himself on Sharpe, now the father of…

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BluRay The Scarlet and the Black (1983)

The Scarlet and the Black (1983)

The Scarlet and the Black (1983)
BluRay
IMDb: 7.6
143 min

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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WEB Reunion (1989)

Reunion (1989)

Reunion (1989)
WEB
IMDb: 6.8
110 min

Attorney Henry Strauss grew up in Germany, but left the country with his Jewish family during the rise of the Third Reich. Still wondering about what happened to his boyhood…

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Genre: Drama, History
BluRay Edvard Munch (1974)

Edvard Munch (1974)

Edvard Munch (1974)
BluRay
IMDb: 8.3
210 min

A biographical film about the Norwegian Expressionist painter Edvard Munch. It was originally created as a three-part miniseries co-produced by the Norwegian and Swedish state television networks, but subsequently gained…

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BluRay Eichmann (2007)

Eichmann (2007)

Eichmann (2007)
BluRay
IMDb: 5.9
96 min

Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel, of his role in Hitler’s plan for the final solution.

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Genre: Drama, History
WEB The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)

The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)

The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)
WEB
IMDb: 7.3
86 min

A true story about Louis Pasteur, who revolutionized medicine by proving that much disease is caused by microbes, that sanitation is paramount and that at least some diseases can be…

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Genre: Drama, History
WEB The Murder of George Floyd: A Nation Responds (2020)

The Murder of George Floyd: A Nation Responds (2020)

The Murder of George Floyd: A Nation Responds (2020)
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IMDb: 1.1
44 min

The murder of George Floyd in police custody ignited fury and mass protests around the world. Real questions are now being asked over the effectiveness and conduct of America’s law…

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BluRay Gagarin: First in Space (2013)

Gagarin: First in Space (2013)

Gagarin: First in Space (2013)
BluRay
IMDb: 6.6
108 min

The film is dedicated to the first steps of mankind on the path of space exploration and direct the fate of the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The main motif –…

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Genre: Drama, History
BluRay Sharpe’s Eagle (1993)

Sharpe’s Eagle (1993)

Sharpe’s Eagle (1993)
BluRay
IMDb: 7.9
100 min

Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its…

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BluRay Truth and Justice (2019)

Truth and Justice (2019)

Truth and Justice (2019)
BluRay
IMDb: 8.3
165 min

Estonia, 1872. The uncompromising new owner of Robber’s Rise must battle with hard work, his spiteful neighbor and with his own family and beliefs to transform the poor land into…

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Genre: Drama, History
WEB La macchinazione (2016)

La macchinazione (2016)

La macchinazione (2016)
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IMDb: 6.3
100 min

In the summer of ’75 Pier Paolo Pasolini’s film, “Salò”, is stolen from the lab where he is editing it. This is just the first step of an intricate plan…

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Genre: Drama, History
WEB Dara of Jasenovac (2020)

Dara of Jasenovac (2020)

Dara of Jasenovac (2020)
WEB
IMDb: 8.3
130 min

During the Nazi-occupied Ustasha regime “NDH” in former Yugoslavia during WWII, little girl Dara is sent to the concentration camp complex Jasenovac in Croatia also known as “Balkan’s Auschwitz”.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
WEB The East (2020)

The East (2020)

The East (2020)
WEB
IMDb: 7.4
137 min

A young Dutch soldier deployed to suppress post-WWII independence efforts in the Netherlands’ colony of Indonesia finds himself torn between duty and conscience when he joins an increasingly ruthless commander’s…

WEB Holbein: Eye of the Tudors (2015)

Holbein: Eye of the Tudors (2015)

Holbein: Eye of the Tudors (2015)
WEB
IMDb: 7.6
59 min

A survey of Hans Holbein’s career from his beginnings as a religious painter to his work for Henry VIII and beyond. The program also includes a close analysis of “The…

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WEB A Tale of Three Cities (2015)

A Tale of Three Cities (2015)

A Tale of Three Cities (2015)
WEB
IMDb: 6.0
130 min

A former spy in the Chinese Nationalist Party falls for an opium-dealing widow, as China is ravaged by war and revolution.

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BluRay Marat/Sade (1967)

Marat/Sade (1967)

Marat/Sade (1967)
BluRay
IMDb: 7.5
119 min

In Charenton Asylum, the Marquis de Sade directs a play about Jean Paul Marat’s death, using the patients as actors. Based on ‘The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as…

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
BluRay Persona Non Grata (2015)

Persona Non Grata (2015)

Persona Non Grata (2015)
BluRay
IMDb: 6.5
139 min

The story of a Japanese diplomat, sometimes called the Schindler of Japan, and his life lading up to and after his decision to issue over 2,000 visas to Jewish refugees…

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Genre: History, War
BluRay The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)
BluRay
IMDb: 6.3
130 min

Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940’s, the government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming…

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
WEB Dance of the Forty One (2020)

Dance of the Forty One (2020)

Dance of the Forty One (2020)
WEB
IMDb: 7.7
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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Genre: Drama, History
BluRay Hans Christian Andersen (1952)

Hans Christian Andersen (1952)

Hans Christian Andersen (1952)
BluRay
IMDb: 6.9
112 min

A small-town shoemaker with a knack for spinning yarns, Hans encounters happiness and heartbreak on his road to becoming a full-fledged writer.

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WEB Sometimes in April (2005)

Sometimes in April (2005)

Sometimes in April (2005)
WEB
IMDb: 7.9
140 min

Debra Winger, Oris Erhuero and Idris Elba star in this drama framed by the Rwandan genocide.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
WEB Lady Jane (1986)

Lady Jane (1986)

Lady Jane (1986)
WEB
IMDb: 7.1
136 min

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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BluRay The Robe (1953)

The Robe (1953)

The Robe (1953)
BluRay
IMDb: 6.8
135 min

Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus’ homespun robe after the…

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Genre: Drama, History
BluRay Brotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield (2017)

Brotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield (2017)

Brotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield (2017)
BluRay
IMDb: 6.7
120 min

An imperial guard searches for the truth behind a conspiracy that framed him and his partners. The proof of his innocence lies with a wanted woman named Bei Zhai… but…

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WEB Nero’s Mistress (1956)

Nero’s Mistress (1956)

Nero’s Mistress (1956)
WEB
IMDb: 5.6
104 min

Nero is on holiday at the seaside. Poppea, Seneca and many other guests are with him. Nero is preparing a great show where he will be the star. When Agrippina,…

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Genre: Comedy, History