History Movies
Joseph (1995)

Joseph (1995)

Joseph (1995)
IMDb: 7.7
178

The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers’ favorite.

Braveheart (1995)

Braveheart (1995)

Braveheart (1995)
IMDb: 8.3
178

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord’s soldiers. This leads the village to…

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Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996)

Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996)

Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996)
IMDb: 6.1
117

Tara and Maya are two inseparable friends in India. Their tastes, habits, and hobbies are the same. Years later, the two have matured, but have maintained their friendship. Tara gets…

The Crucible (1996)

The Crucible (1996)

The Crucible (1996)
IMDb: 6.8
124

Based upon the play “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller (who wrote the screen adaptation), the Salem witch trials in 1692 plunge the Massachusetts Bay colony into chaos.

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Genre: Drama, History
Rurouni Kenshin: Requiem for the Ishin Patriots (1997)

Rurouni Kenshin: Requiem for the Ishin Patriots (1997)

Rurouni Kenshin: Requiem for the Ishin Patriots (1997)
IMDb: 7.5
91

The war against the Tokugawa Shogunate ended years ago. But there are some who are not happy with the outcome. Shigure Takimi watched his friends and family get slashed down…

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Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
IMDb: 7.1
136

Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied…

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Les Misérables (1998)

Les Misérables (1998)

Les Misérables (1998)
IMDb: 7.5
134

Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men’s lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of…

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)
IMDb: 7.1
123

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, “Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate’s Daughter,” before it’s even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into…

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The 13th Warrior (1999)

The 13th Warrior (1999)

The 13th Warrior (1999)
IMDb: 6.6
102

A Muslim ambassador exiled from his homeland, Ahmad ibn Fadlan finds himself in the company of Vikings. While the behavior of the Norsemen initially offends ibn Fadlan, the more cultured…

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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
IMDb: 6.4
158

In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world’s greatest army…

Thirteen Days (2000)

Thirteen Days (2000)

Thirteen Days (2000)
IMDb: 7.3
145

The story of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962—the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missile bases established on the Soviet-allied island of…

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The Patriot (2000)

The Patriot (2000)

The Patriot (2000)
IMDb: 7.2
165

After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Joseph: King of Dreams (2000)

Joseph: King of Dreams (2000)

Joseph: King of Dreams (2000)
IMDb: 6.5
75

In this animated retelling of the story from the Bible’s Book of Genesis, Joseph’s gift of dream interpretation and his brilliantly colored coat inspires jealousy in his brothers.

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Enemy at the Gates (2001)

Enemy at the Gates (2001)

Enemy at the Gates (2001)
IMDb: 7.6
131

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad in WWII.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Black Hawk Down (2001)

Black Hawk Down (2001)

Black Hawk Down (2001)
IMDb: 7.7
145

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Pearl Harbor (2001)

Pearl Harbor (2001)

Pearl Harbor (2001)
IMDb: 6.2
183

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval…

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Hero (2002)

Hero (2002)

Hero (2002)
IMDb: 7.9
99

One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

We Were Soldiers (2002)

We Were Soldiers (2002)

We Were Soldiers (2002)
IMDb: 7.2
138

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Cold Mountain (2003)

Cold Mountain (2003)

Cold Mountain (2003)
IMDb: 7.2
154

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across…

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
IMDb: 7.4
138

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to…

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Luther (2003)

Luther (2003)

Luther (2003)
IMDb: 6.6
123

During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.

Alexander (2004)

Alexander (2004)

Alexander (2004)
IMDb: 5.6
175

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any…

King Arthur (2004)

King Arthur (2004)

King Arthur (2004)
IMDb: 6.3
126

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the ‘Sarmatian hypothesis’ which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and…

Troy (2004)

Troy (2004)

Troy (2004)
IMDb: 7.3
163

In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and…

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Genre: Drama, History
Munich (2005)

Munich (2005)

Munich (2005)
IMDb: 7.5
164

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits…

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.

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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Valkyrie (2008)

Valkyrie (2008)

Valkyrie (2008)
IMDb: 7.1
121

Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government…

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
IMDb: 6.7
115

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by…

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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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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…

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
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….

Robin Hood (2010)

Robin Hood (2010)

Robin Hood (2010)
IMDb: 6.6
140

When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man’s sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert’s identity; romances his widow,…

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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…

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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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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