History Movies
The American Guest

The American Guest

The American Guest
TMDb: 7.7
55 min

A look at former U.S. president Teddy Roosevelt and Brazilian army officer Cândido Rondon’s journey to explore unknown regions of the Brazilian Amazon.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Forgotten Battle

The Forgotten Battle

The Forgotten Battle
IMDb: 7.4
124

November 1944. On the flooded isle of Walcheren, Zeeland, thousands of Allied soldiers are battling the German army. Three young lives become inextricably connected. A Dutch boy fighting for the…

Genre: Drama, History, War
New Gold Mountain

New Gold Mountain

New Gold Mountain
TMDb: 8
NA min

1857,thecharismaticheadmanoftheChineseminingcampstrugglestomaintainthefragileharmonybetweenChineseandEuropeandiggerswhenamurderedEuropeanwomanisdiscoveredtohavelinkstotheChinesecommunity.

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House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths

House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths

House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths
TMDb: 8
45 min

Suicide, murder… or something else? This docuseries examines chilling truths and theories around the deaths of 11 members of a Delhi family.

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The Ghosts of Borley Rectory

The Ghosts of Borley Rectory

The Ghosts of Borley Rectory
IMDb: 6.2
80

Harry Price investigates the ghosts of Borley Rectory during his stay there.

Witnesses

Witnesses

Witnesses
IMDb: 4.7
110

David Whitmer, Oliver Cowdery and Martin Harris face ridicule and persecution when they claim to have seen angels and hefted golden plates containing ancient inscriptions.

Paris Police 1900

Paris Police 1900

Paris Police 1900
TMDb: 6.8
52 min

Paris, France, 1899. The corpse of an unknown woman is found in the river Seine. The investigation will push a young ambitious inspector to discover a heavy state secret.

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Fauci

Fauci

Fauci
IMDb: 2.1
104

Exclusive access into the career and life of the public servant who has advised seven U.S. presidents beginning with the AIDS pandemic in the 1980s and through SARS, Ebola and…

Swallow

Swallow

Swallow
IMDb: 3.1
N/A

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.

Adventures of a Mathematician

Adventures of a Mathematician

Adventures of a Mathematician
IMDb: 6.5
102

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…

Jaguar

Jaguar

Jaguar
TMDb: 8
42 min

In 1960s Spain, a Holocaust survivor joins a group of agents seeking justice against the hundreds of Nazis who fled to the nation to hide after WWII.

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Her Socialist Smile

Her Socialist Smile

Her Socialist Smile
IMDb: 6.1
93

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…

Vivandière

Vivandière

Vivandière
IMDb: 5.3
57

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.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror

Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror

Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror
TMDb: 6.9
N/A

Modern history can be divided into two time frames: before 9/11 and after 9/11. This five-part docuseries is a cohesive chronicle of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S.,…

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Respect

Respect

Respect
IMDb: 6.6
145

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

No Man of God

No Man of God

No Man of God
IMDb: 6.6
100

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…

Brave: Gunjyo Senki

Brave: Gunjyo Senki

Brave: Gunjyo Senki
IMDb: 6.3
115

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…

Charming the Hearts of Men

Charming the Hearts of Men

Charming the Hearts of Men
IMDb: 5.8
N/A

A romantic drama set during the politically charged early 60s where a sophisticated woman returns to her Southern home town and discovers her options are limited yet discrimination is plentiful….

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

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75 Years Later
IMDb: 7.4
N/A

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

UFO

UFO

UFO
TMDb: 7
NA min

IgnitedbyabombshellstoryrevealingthePentagonhadbeentrackingUFOsforyears,theseriesexaminesthehistoryofthephenomenonthroughculturalandpoliticaltouchpoints,includingtestimonyfromeyewitnessesacrossthecountry.

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Funérailles d’État

Funérailles d’État

Funérailles d’État
IMDb: 7.2
135

The enigma of the personality cult is revealed in the grand spectacle of Stalin’s funeral. The film is based on unique archive footage, shot in the USSR on March 5…

Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami

Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami

Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami
TMDb: 6.5
N/A

Two childhood friends go from high school dropouts to the most powerful drug kingpins in Miami in this true story of a crime sage that spanned decades.

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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: 8
107

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…

Worth

Worth

Worth
IMDb: 6.6
118

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…

Tomb Hunters

Tomb Hunters

Tomb Hunters
TMDb: n
NA min

ArcheologistsareastonishedaboutabreakingdiscoveryinEgyptgeneratingunprecedentedheadlinesaroundtheworld.InSaqqara,justoutsideofCairo,buried36feetdeep,anincredible27+sarcophagiwererecentlyfound.Untouchedand…

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Genre: History
Coming for the King

Coming for the King

Coming for the King
IMDb: 5.8
67

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…

Genre: Drama, History
The Rebels of PT-218

The Rebels of PT-218

The Rebels of PT-218
IMDb: n/A
N/A

PT-218: THE REBELS OF WWII not only tells a true story, but gives us never seen details of what happened in 1942. At the height of WWII, the Atlantic Ocean…

How to Become a Tyrant

How to Become a Tyrant

How to Become a Tyrant
TMDb: 7.6
30 min

To govern with an iron fist, it is necessary to know very well the game of absolute power, as shown by the infamous dictators presented in this documentary series.

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America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture
IMDb: 5.7
98

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.

Diana

Diana

Diana
IMDb: n/A
N/A

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…

Chernobyl

Chernobyl

Chernobyl
IMDb: 4.3
136

Chernobyl: Abyss is the first major Russian feature film about the aftermath of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station, when hundreds of people sacrificed their lives to clean…

Sophie: A Murder In West Cork

Sophie: A Murder In West Cork

Sophie: A Murder In West Cork
TMDb: 7.3
50 min

Three-part documentary on Sophie Toscan Du Plantier, the French film and TV producer who was killed while at her isolated holiday cottage in West Cork, Ireland, in 1996

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Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast
IMDb: 6.3
88

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.

Dream Horse

Dream Horse

Dream Horse
IMDb: 6.3
113

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…

Edge of the World

Edge of the World

Edge of the World
IMDb: 6.5
104

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…

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island
IMDb: 4.6
N/A

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…

Oslo

Oslo

Oslo
IMDb: 8.6
118

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…

1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything

1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything

1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything
TMDb: 5.8
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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American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally
IMDb: 7.3
107

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,…

Genre: Drama, History
Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt
IMDb: 6.2
72

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…