History Movies
Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something

Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something

Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something
IMDb: 6.5
N/A

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

Exterminate All the Brutes

Exterminate All the Brutes

Exterminate All the Brutes
TMDb: 6.6
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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This is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist

This is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist

This is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist
TMDb: 10
N/A

In 1990, two men dressed as cops con their way into a Boston museum and steal a fortune in art. Take a deep dive into this daring and notorious crime.

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Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade
IMDb: 4.9
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.

Genre: Drama, History
Leonardo

Leonardo

Leonardo
TMDb: 6.4
50 min

A fresh look at the life and legacy of the iconic artist Leonardo da Vinci, positing that he was a gay outsider who used his work as a way of…

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Flannery

Flannery

Flannery
IMDb: 6.8
97

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

Unsinkable: Japan’s Lost Battleship

Unsinkable: Japan’s Lost Battleship

Unsinkable: Japan’s Lost Battleship
IMDb: 6.9
55

October 24, 1944, the world’s greatest battle at sea begins in the Philippines. Japan’s navy gambles on a decisive victory against the United States to turn the tide of World…

The Vineyard

The Vineyard

The Vineyard
TMDb: 8.3
50 min

Mauro Larrea and Soledad Montalvo are two strangers whose destinies cross in the second half of the 19th century, leading to their lives changing forever. A history of glories and…

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Homesick

Homesick

Homesick
IMDb: 3.8
112

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.

The Lost Pirate Kingdom

The Lost Pirate Kingdom

The Lost Pirate Kingdom
TMDb: 8
43 min

The real-life pirates of the Caribbean violently plunder the world’s riches and form a surprisingly egalitarian republic in this documentary series.

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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: 2.8
50

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…

Genre: History
Jesus

Jesus

Jesus
IMDb: 4.4
130

From the bustling streets of Jerusalem to the raging Sea of Galilee, join Peter, Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene, and a multitude of others as they journey alongside the most famous person…

Coven

Coven

Coven
IMDb: 5.7
92

French Basque Country, year 1609. The men of the region have gone to sea. Amaia participates with other girls of the village in a coven celebrated in the forest. Judge…

Kid 90

Kid 90

Kid 90
IMDb: 6.6
71

As a teenager in the ’90s, Soleil Moon Frye carried a video camera everywhere she went. She documented hundreds of hours of footage and then locked it away for over…

So-ri-kkun

So-ri-kkun

So-ri-kkun
IMDb: 7.5
119

In the era of corruption, Hak-gyu sings songs and tells stories on the street with his band. One day, Hak-gyu’s wife Gan-nan is kidnapped by gangsters and his daughter Cheong…

Genre: Drama, History
Texas Red

Texas Red

Texas Red
IMDb: 5.4
84

Part of the 12 Western feature films to be made in 12 months during 2020, this film tells the story of Texas Red, an African-American man who was hunted by…

Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan
TMDb: 8.2
45 min

Dynamic reenactments and expert commentaries bring to life the tumultuous history and power struggles of a warring 16th-century feudal Japan.

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Ancient Unexplained Files

Ancient Unexplained Files

Ancient Unexplained Files
IMDb: N/A
NA min

Ancientinvestigationsgodigitalasnewforensicslabtechnologieshelpspecialistssolvekeymysteriesfromover70,000yearsofhumancivilization.CTscansof3,000-year-oldmurdervictimstoinfraredsatelliteimagesoflostcities

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Genre: History
Noah

Noah

Noah
IMDb: 5.7
130

Travel with Noah as he fulfills God’s wish, even amidst seemingly impossible odds and the scrutiny of onlookers. The Bible comes to life in jaw-dropping scale as Noah leads live…

Genre: Family, History
Our Lady of San Juan, Four Centuries of Miracles

Our Lady of San Juan, Four Centuries of Miracles

Our Lady of San Juan, Four Centuries of Miracles
IMDb: 6.6
N/A

Mexican feature film

Genre: Drama, History
Can’t Get You Out of My Head: An Emotional History of the Modern World

Can’t Get You Out of My Head: An Emotional History of the Modern World

Can’t Get You Out of My Head: An Emotional History of the Modern World
TMDb: 8
80 min

Six films from Bafta award-winning filmmaker, Adam Curtis trace different forces across the world that have led to now, not just in the West, but in China and Russia as…

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The Rifleman

The Rifleman

The Rifleman
IMDb: 8.2
124

The love story of sixteen-year-old Arturs is interrupted by the First World War. After losing his mother and his home, he finds some consolation in joining the army, because this…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song
TMDb: 7
NA min

FollowsthehistoryandcultureoftheBlackchurchandexploresAfricanAmericanfaithcommunitiesonthefrontlinesofhopeandchange.

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Six Degrees with Mike Rowe

Six Degrees with Mike Rowe

Six Degrees with Mike Rowe
TMDb: 9.5
N/A

Mike Rowe shows how many things in the world are connected. By using historical facts, Mike takes two seemingly unrelated things and shows an indirect connection.

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Amend: The Fight for America

Amend: The Fight for America

Amend: The Fight for America
TMDb: 6.3
N/A

When the United States of America was founded, the ideals of freedom and equality did not apply to all people. These are the stories of the brave Americans who fought…

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Romania: Seeking Dracula’s Castle

Romania: Seeking Dracula’s Castle

Romania: Seeking Dracula’s Castle
IMDb: 4.6
65

Husband and wife team Greg and Felicity take a journey across Romania to try to answer one simple question – where is Dracula’s Castle? Along the way they struggle as…

Vikingernes sidste rejse

Vikingernes sidste rejse

Vikingernes sidste rejse
TMDb: 7
NA min

Nearly1,000yearsago,theVikingsleftScandinaviaandsettledacrossEurope-givingtheirnametoNormandyalongtheway-beforetheirNormandescendantsseizedtheEnglishthroneattheBattleofHastingsin1066.Butwhatdowereallyknowaboutthem?Bycombiningexpertanalysiswithcompellingdrama,’TheLastJourneyoftheVikings'(Swedishtitle:’Vikingarnassistaresa’)tellsanewandoftensurprisingstoryaboutthiscomplexpeople.WrittenbyMoparMediaGroup

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Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah
IMDb: 6.7
126

Bill O’Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle…

The Swordsman

The Swordsman

The Swordsman
IMDb: 6.8
101

Tae-yeul, a swordsman in his thirties goes out to find his only daughter after losing one of his eyes. Min Seung-ho, the Joseon dynasty’s best swordsman chooses an ordinary simple…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Meeting Gorbachev

Meeting Gorbachev

Meeting Gorbachev
IMDb: 6.9
95

Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits down with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements. Topics include the talks to reduce nuclear weapons, the reunification of…

The Food That Built America

The Food That Built America

The Food That Built America
TMDb: 7.6
86 min

The fascinating stories of the families behind the food that built America, those who used brains, muscle, blood, sweat and tears to get to America’s heart through its stomach, those…

Status: Ended
The Reckoning

The Reckoning

The Reckoning
IMDb: 6.1
111

In the aftermath of the Great Plague and amidst the subsequent witch-hunts against women, a young widow grapples with the tragic death of her husband in a society completely consumed…

Genre: History, Horror
Son of the South

Son of the South

Son of the South
IMDb: 7.6
104

Bob Zellner, grandson of a Klansman, comes of age in the Deep South and eventually joins the Civil Rights Movement.

The Eight Hundred

The Eight Hundred

The Eight Hundred
IMDb: 6.7
147

In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai battlefield, completely surrounded by the Japanese army.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Icemen: 200 Years in Antarctica

Icemen: 200 Years in Antarctica

Icemen: 200 Years in Antarctica
IMDb: 7.2
50

A riveting story of polar exploration that investigates the motivation, psychology, science, and physical endurance that have characterized the historic heroes who have explored the frozen continent of Antarctica over…

Still a Revolutionary – Albert Einstein

Still a Revolutionary – Albert Einstein

Still a Revolutionary – Albert Einstein
IMDb: 2.4
80

Using a wealth of rarely-seen archival footage, correspondence, and new and illuminating interviews, Julia Newman makes the case that Albert Einstein’s example of social and political activism is as important…

Schemers

Schemers

Schemers
IMDb: 5.5
91

Set in late-1970’s Dundee, Schemers is based on writer-producer David McLean’s early years in the music business. After a run in with a local gangster, a fledgling promoter and his…

The Furnace

The Furnace

The Furnace
IMDb: 7.7
116

To escape the outback, a young Afghan cameleer falls in with a mysterious bushman on the run with stolen Crown gold.

The Flood

The Flood

The Flood
IMDb: 7.7
117

When Jarah loses her husband, her child, her land and her innocence she embarks on a brutal journey of of retribution and revenge that transforms into redemption and reconciliation.

Nazi War Machines: Secrets Uncovered

Nazi War Machines: Secrets Uncovered

Nazi War Machines: Secrets Uncovered
IMDb: N/A
NA min

EminentWWIIhistorianJamesHollandgetsinsidetheNaziwarmachine.TravellingacrossEurope,heexplorestheextraordinarymachinestheproduced,anduncoversrarearchivetounderstandthem.

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Genre: History