History Movies
Grant

Grant

Grant
TMDb: 4.5
80 min

This documentary-series examines Grant’s life story using his perspective and experiences to explore a turbulent time in history: the Civil War and Reconstruction.

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Lost Cities with Albert Lin

Lost Cities with Albert Lin

Lost Cities with Albert Lin
TMDb: 6.4
N/A

A mission to discover and re-create unexcavated worlds still hidden beneath the earth.

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?
TMDb: 2.7
50 min

Australian celebrities play detective as they go in search of their family history, revealing secrets from the past. Along the way there will be scandal, adultery, pioneers, bushrangers, artists and…

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Torpedo

Torpedo

Torpedo
IMDb: 5.4
110

World War II: Resistance fighters accept a suicide mission to deliver a stolen Nazi submarine carrying atomic uranium. Hunted by Hitler’s army, the crew must outwit the German Navy to…

Jing wu feng yun: Chen Zhen

Jing wu feng yun: Chen Zhen

Jing wu feng yun: Chen Zhen
IMDb: 6.8
105

Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher’s death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious stranger arrives…

Shi yue wei cheng

Shi yue wei cheng

Shi yue wei cheng
IMDb: 6.3
139

In 1905, revolutionist Sun Yat-Sen visits Hong Kong to discuss plans with Tongmenghui members to overthrow the Qing dynasty. But when they find out that assassins have been sent to…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Roots Less Traveled

Roots Less Traveled

Roots Less Traveled
TMDb: 6
NA min

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac
IMDb: 7.5
137

Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.

The Legion

The Legion

The Legion
IMDb: 8.1
96

Noreno, a half-Roman, is entrusted with the mission of crossing the snowy mountains of Armenia, swarming with Parthian patrols, to seek help for his slowly dying men.

Eating History

Eating History

Eating History
TMDb: 3.6
N/A

Vintage food expert ‘Old Smokey’ and collector Josh Macuga, uncover and eat the oldest and most shocking foods to have survived history.

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Genre: History
Jodhaa Akbar

Jodhaa Akbar

Jodhaa Akbar
IMDb: 7.4
213

Jodhaa Akbar is a sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal Emperor, Akbar and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa.

Rosogolla

Rosogolla

Rosogolla
IMDb: 7.2
138

Based in the backdrop of 19th century Bengal, Rosogolla is a story of a young man with a romantic heart and brilliant mind — Nabin Chandra Das, who had set…

Genre: Drama, History
Fagun Haway

Fagun Haway

Fagun Haway
IMDb: 8.3
136

Fagun Haway is a Bangladeshi historical drama film based on the novel Bou Kotha Kou by Tito Rahman. This movie based on the language movement during 1952 in East Pakistan.

Raise the Red Lantern

Raise the Red Lantern

Raise the Red Lantern
IMDb: 8.3
125

China in the 1920s. After her father’s death, 19 year old Songlian is forced to marry the much older lord of a powerful family. With three wives already, each living…

Katyn

Katyn

Katyn
IMDb: 7.8
122

On September 1st, 1939, Nazi Germany invades Poland, unleashing World War II. On September 17th, the Soviet Red Army crosses the border. The Polish army, unable to fight on two…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Viking

Viking

Viking
IMDb: 8.1
133

The early Middle Ages. A time of heavy swords and dark blood law. The ruling clan is in discord. The guilt for the accidental death of the brother has fallen…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Radioactive

Radioactive

Radioactive
IMDb: 6.4
109

Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative…

Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev
IMDb: 8.2
183

An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually…

The Emperor of Paris

The Emperor of Paris

The Emperor of Paris
IMDb: 6.5
121

Paris, France, early 19th century. The legendary convict François Vidocq lives in disguise trying to escape from a tragic past that torments him. When, after an unfortunate event, he crosses…

La Grande Illusion

La Grande Illusion

La Grande Illusion
IMDb: 7.8
114

A group of French soldiers, including the patrician Captain de Boeldieu and the working-class Lieutenant Maréchal, grapple with their own class differences after being captured and held in a World…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War
IMDb: 7.7
149

When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if it will help shield the younger from battle.

Lust, Caution

Lust, Caution

Lust, Caution
IMDb: 7.7
156

During World War II a secret agent must seduce, then assassinate an official who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself…

Harakiri

Harakiri

Harakiri
IMDb: 8.6
135

Aging samurai Hanshiro Tsugumo arrives at the home of Kageyu Saito and asks to commit a ritual suicide on the property, which Saito thinks is a ploy to gain pity…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Mrs. America

Mrs. America

Mrs. America
TMDb: 8.5
45 min

The true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, aka “the sweetheart of the silent…

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Heroic Losers

Heroic Losers

Heroic Losers
IMDb: 7.3
116

In a town in the Northwest of the province of Buenos Aires, a group of neighbors is organized to recover the economy of the area, but when the Corralito is…

Misbehaviour

Misbehaviour

Misbehaviour
IMDb: 6.4
106

TRUE STORY: A group of women hatch a plan to disrupt the 1970 Miss World beauty competition in London.

Genre: Drama, History
Tasogare Seibei

Tasogare Seibei

Tasogare Seibei
IMDb: 7.7
129

Seibei Iguchi leads a difficult life as a low ranking samurai at the turn of the nineteenth century. A widower with a meager income, Seibei struggles to take care of…

My Name Is Sara

My Name Is Sara

My Name Is Sara
IMDb: 2.1
111

The true life-story of Sara Góralnik, a 13 year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside,…

Preis der Freiheit

Preis der Freiheit

Preis der Freiheit
TMDb: 6.8
N/A

ThelifeofthreesistersshortlybeforethefalloftheBerlinWall.

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Genre: Drama, History
ANZAC Girls

ANZAC Girls

ANZAC Girls
TMDb: 7.5
58 min

The unique, and rarely told true stories of Australian and New Zealand nurses serving at Gallipoli and the Western Front during the First World War.

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How the Victorians Built Britain

How the Victorians Built Britain

How the Victorians Built Britain
TMDb: 8.4
N/A

This series travels the length and breadth of Britain to find out how the Victorians built Britain. It uncovers the incredible and surprising stories behind iconic landmarks; discovers the hidden…

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Resistance

Resistance

Resistance
IMDb: 7.5
120

The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.

We Go In At DAWN

We Go In At DAWN

We Go In At DAWN
IMDb: 2.9
N/A

When a high-ranking war planner is captured and held in a German prisoner of war camp, a team of specialists take on the dangerous mission of trying to break him…

Genre: History
Battle of Little Bighorn

Battle of Little Bighorn

Battle of Little Bighorn
IMDb: 5.5
51

A comprehensive look at the events leading up to the Battle of the Little Bighorn as well as the myths and legends it spawned, and its impact on history.

The Best Years of Our Lives

The Best Years of Our Lives

The Best Years of Our Lives
IMDb: 7.6
172

It’s the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But…

Superbook

Superbook

Superbook
TMDb: 6.6
25 min

Superbook, also known as Animated Parent and Child Theatre, is an anime television series initially produced by Tatsunoko Productions in Japan in conjunction with the Christian Broadcasting Network in the…

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Forbidden History

Forbidden History

Forbidden History
TMDb: 6.3
44 min

Jamie Theakston uncovers the startling truth behind great myths, historical legends, conspiracy theories, ancient treasures, lost civilisations and war time secrets.

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Modern Marvels

Modern Marvels

Modern Marvels
TMDb: 8.3
44 min

HISTORY’s longest-running series moves to H2. Modern Marvels celebrates the ingenuity, invention and imagination found in the world around us. From commonplace items like ink and coffee to architectural masterpieces…

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Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo

Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo

Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo
TMDb: 7.1
90 min

In early 1972, Ita Buttrose and Kerry Packer got together to create a magazine that became one of the most dramatic sensations in Australian publishing history. CLEO Magazine – begun…

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Deadliest Warrior

Deadliest Warrior

Deadliest Warrior
TMDb: 6.8
45 min

Deadliest Warrior was a television program in which information on historical or modern warriors and their weapons are used to determine which of them is the “deadliest” based upon tests…

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