History Movies
The Zookeeper’s Wife

The Zookeeper’s Wife

The Zookeeper’s Wife
IMDb: 7.0
127 min

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

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Genre: Drama, History
Frantz

Frantz

Frantz
IMDb: 7.5
113 min

In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.

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The Promise

The Promise

The Promise
IMDb: 6.0
133 min

Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, a love triangle develops between Mikael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated artist Ana, and Chris, a renowned American…

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The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z
IMDb: 6.6
141 min

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for…

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Genre: Drama, History
Alive and Kicking

Alive and Kicking

Alive and Kicking
IMDb: 6.7
88 min

Alive and Kicking gives the audience an intimate, insider’s view into the culture of the current swing dance world while shedding light on issues facing modern American society.

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13 Minutes

13 Minutes

13 Minutes
IMDb: 7.0
114 min

The breathtaking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. In 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, radical Georg Elser…

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Genre: Drama, History
Detroit

Detroit

Detroit
IMDb: 7.3
143 min

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens’ uprisings in the history of the United States.

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Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House
IMDb: 6.4
103 min

The story of Mark Felt, who under the name “Deep Throat” helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.

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Victoria & Abdul

Victoria & Abdul

Victoria & Abdul
IMDb: 6.8
111 min

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

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Genre: Drama, History
Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes
IMDb: 6.7
121 min

The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Temple

Temple

Temple
IMDb: 3.7
78 min

Three American tourists follow a mysterious map deep into the jungles of Japan searching for an ancient temple. When spirits entrap them, their adventure quickly becomes a horrific nightmare.

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Genre: History, Horror
Viceroy’s House

Viceroy’s House

Viceroy’s House
IMDb: 6.7
106 min

In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers,…

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Genre: Drama, History
Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah
IMDb: N/A
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The story of Fred Hampton, deputy chairman of the national Black Panther Party, who was assassinated in 1969 by a Cook County tactical unit on the orders of the FBI…

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Genre: Drama, History
Goodbye Christopher Robin

Goodbye Christopher Robin

Goodbye Christopher Robin
IMDb: 7.1
107 min

The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.

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Genre: Family, History
Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour
IMDb: 7.4
125 min

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Man Who Invented Christmas

The Man Who Invented Christmas

The Man Who Invented Christmas
IMDb: 7.0
104 min

In 1843, despite the fact that Dickens is a successful writer, the failure of his latest book puts his career at a crossroads, until the moment when, struggling with inspiration…

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LBJ

LBJ

LBJ
IMDb: 6.5
98 min

The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.

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Genre: Drama, History
My Friend Dahmer

My Friend Dahmer

My Friend Dahmer
IMDb: 6.2
107 min

Jeffrey Dahmer struggles with a difficult family life as a young boy. During his teenage years he slowly transforms, edging closer to the serial killer he was to become.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Post

The Post

The Post
IMDb: 7.2
116 min

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true…

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Genre: Drama, History
Hostiles

Hostiles

Hostiles
IMDb: 7.2
134 min

A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana…

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Django

Django

Django
IMDb: 6.3
117 min

The story of Django Reinhardt, famous guitarist and composer, and his flight from German-occupied Paris in 1943.

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
12 Strong

12 Strong

12 Strong
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Young Karl Marx

The Young Karl Marx

The Young Karl Marx
IMDb: 6.6
118 min

26 year-old Karl Marx embarks with his wife, Jenny, on the road to exile. In 1844 in Paris, he meets Friedrich Engels, an industrialist’s son, who has been investigating the…

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Genre: Drama, History
The 15:17 to Paris

The 15:17 to Paris

The 15:17 to Paris
IMDb: 5.3
94 min

In August 2015, an ISIS terrorist boarded train #9364 from Brussels to Paris. Armed with an AK-47 and enough ammo to kill more than 500 people, the terrorist might have…

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Final Portrait

Final Portrait

Final Portrait
IMDb: 6.3
90 min

Paris, 1964. The Swiss sculptor and painter Alberto Giacometti, one of the most accomplished and respected artists of his generation, asks his friend, the American writer James Lord, to sit…

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Genre: Drama, History
Paul, Apostle of Christ

Paul, Apostle of Christ

Paul, Apostle of Christ
IMDb: 6.6
108 min

Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul — the apostle who’s bound in chains and held captive in Nero’s darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the…

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Genre: Drama, History
Backstabbing for Beginners

Backstabbing for Beginners

Backstabbing for Beginners
IMDb: 6.3
108 min

An idealistic young employee at the U.N. investigates the grizzly murder of his predecessor – and uncovers a vast global conspiracy that may involve his own boss.

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Zama

Zama

Zama
IMDb: 6.8
115 min

In a remote South American colony in the late 18th century, officer Zama of the Spanish crown waits in vain for a transfer to a more prestigious location. He suffers…

Genre: Drama, History
Borg vs McEnroe

Borg vs McEnroe

Borg vs McEnroe
IMDb: 6.9
107 min

The Swedish Björn Borg and the American John McEnroe, the best tennis players in the world, maintain a legendary duel during the 1980 Wimbledon tournament.

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Genre: Drama, History
Chappaquiddick

Chappaquiddick

Chappaquiddick
IMDb: 6.4
106 min

Ted Kennedy’s life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.

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Woman Walks Ahead

Woman Walks Ahead

Woman Walks Ahead
IMDb: 6.6
101 min

In 1890, Catherine Weldon, a painter from New York, travels to North Dakota to paint a portrait of Sitting Bull and becomes involved in the struggle of the Lakota people…

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Gotti

Gotti

Gotti
IMDb: 4.8
112 min

John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy,…

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Shock and Awe

Shock and Awe

Shock and Awe
IMDb: 6.2
90 min

A group of journalists covering George Bush’s planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has “weapons of mass destruction.”

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The Little Stranger

The Little Stranger

The Little Stranger
IMDb: 5.5
111 min

In a dusty post-war summer in rural Warwickshire, a doctor is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian…

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Operation Finale

Operation Finale

Operation Finale
IMDb: 6.6
122 min

In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel…

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Papillon

Papillon

Papillon
IMDb: 7.2
133 min

Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld, is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, where he forges a strong friendship…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman
IMDb: 7.5
135 min

Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

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Death of a Nation

Death of a Nation

Death of a Nation
IMDb: 4.6
108 min

Parallels are drawn between Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and the presidency of Donald Trump. Not since 1860 have the Democrats so fanatically refused to accept the result of a free election….

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Colette

Colette

Colette
IMDb: 6.7
111 min

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as Willy, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon…

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Genre: Drama, History
Bisbee ’17

Bisbee ’17

Bisbee ’17
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It’s 2017 in Bisbee, Arizona, an old copper-mining town just miles from the Mexican border. The town’s close-knit community prepares to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Bisbee’s darkest hour: the…