Popular History Movies

The Imitation Game
The Imitation Game
Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
The Imitation Game 2014
The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society
The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society
Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.
The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society 2018
First Man
First Man
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
First Man 2018
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile 2019
Kalank
Kalank
Drama set in the 1940s during the partition of India.
Kalank 2019
Vice
Vice
George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.
Vice 2018
The Best of Enemies
The Best of Enemies
The story of the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.
The Best of Enemies 2019
C4
C4
The film depicts the last hours in the life of great Danish King Christian IV, told exclusively from a horse carriage. The focal point is Christian's tempestuous relationship to his second wife, Kirsten Munk, involving accusations of infidelity and attempted murder.
C4 2018
Dunkirk
Dunkirk
The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Dunkirk 2017
Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Portrait of a Lady on Fire
On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the 18th century, an artist is commissioned to paint a young woman’s wedding portrait.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire 2019
L'Incroyable Histoire du facteur Cheval
L'Incroyable Histoire du facteur Cheval
L'Incroyable Histoire du facteur Cheval 2019
The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
In the 1930s, a black postal carrier from Harlem named Victor Green published a book that was part travel guide and part survival guide. It was called The Negro Motorist Green Book, and it helped African-Americans navigate safe passage across America well into the 1960s. Explore some of the segregated nation's safe havens and notorious "sundown towns" and witness stories of struggle and indignity as well as opportunity and triumph.
The Green Book: Guide to Freedom 2019
Varavva
Varavva
The unique view on the well-known story of Christ's death and resurrection, which we see with the eyes of brigand Barabbas who got away from death on the cross.
Varavva 2019
Operation Finale
Operation Finale
15 years after World War II, a team of secret agents are brought together to track down Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust.
Operation Finale 2018
Curiosa
Curiosa
A passionate love story set against a backdrop of sexual freedom, loosely based on the relationship between 19th century authors Pierre Loüys and Marie de Régnier
Curiosa 2019
Zwingli
Zwingli
The life story of church reformer Ulrich Zwingli
Zwingli 2019
Guerilla
Guerilla
Guerilla 2019
The Current War
The Current War
Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.
The Current War 2019
Deliler
Deliler
Deliler 2018
Darkest Hour
Darkest Hour
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 his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.
Darkest Hour 2017
They Shall Not Grow Old
They Shall Not Grow Old
A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.
They Shall Not Grow Old 2018
The Professor and the Madman
The Professor and the Madman
Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum , Dr William Minor.
The Professor and the Madman 2019
Sie hatten keine Wahl: The Victory of Women
Sie hatten keine Wahl: The Victory of Women
Sie hatten keine Wahl: The Victory of Women 2018
Kesari
Kesari
The story of Havildar Ishar Singh who participates in the Battle of Saragarhi while yearning for the respect of his estranged daughter.
Kesari 2019
Death and Nightingales
Death and Nightingales
An epic tale of love, betrayal, deception, and revenge set in the Irish countryside in 1885.
Death and Nightingales 2018
Variações
Variações
Variações 2019
The Kill Team
The Kill Team
A young American soldier in Afghanistan is disturbed by his commanding officer's behavior and is faced with a moral dilemma.
The Kill Team 2019
Connie & Ben
Connie & Ben
After a pair of lover criminals conduct an armed robbery, they must seek refuge from the oncoming police in an abandoned railway tunnel.
Connie & Ben 2019
Ether
Ether
The beginning of the 20th century, borders of the Russian Tsar Imperium. A doctor gives a mortal amount of ether to a young woman whom he wants to seduce. He gets employed in an Austrian-Hungarian fortress where he continues his experiments with ether. Their aim is to lower pain but also to manipulate human behaviour. The price of success is the loss of the soul but love can save the Doctor from eternal condemnation.
Ether 2019
A Resistance
A Resistance
During Japanese colonial rule, YU Gwan-sun is imprisoned for starting the March 1 Movement, a peaceful protest for Korea’s independence. Undaunted, YU unites her fellow inmates to resist Japan. The Japanese security chief senses the resistance, entices an inmate to find out YU Gwan-sun is behind it, then tortures her. Later, Gwan-sun pretends to obey the Japanese while secretly planning another independence protest. This movement spreads beyond prison to the streets, and YU is subjected to merciless torture again. Though she dies two days before she is set to be released, her spirit is more liberated and free than ever.
A Resistance 2019
The Composer
The Composer
The Composer 2019
A March to Remember
A March to Remember
Vitoria, Basque Country, Spain, March 3rd, 1976. After several months of protests demanding decent working conditions, representatives of struggling workers call for a general strike. In the church of San Francisco, in the working class neighborhood of Zaramaga, thousands of workers fill the temple in assembly. Outside, many more people gather and, in the middle, about a hundred heavily armed police officers wait to act.
A March to Remember 2019
İlk Göktürk
İlk Göktürk
İlk Göktürk 2019
Il Primo Re
Il Primo Re
Two brothers, Romulus and Remus, will have to rely on each other to survive in a hostile world. The city of Rome, one of the greatest empires in history, will be born from their deeds and bloody battles.
Il Primo Re 2019
Elcano & Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World
Elcano & Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World
We are going to embark on one of the most complete adventures ever told. A circular trip that started with Magellan in command and was concluded by Elcano. What made these sailors embark on such a crazy undertaking? To reach the Mollucas Islands, a paradise full of spices and aromatic plants. How could they reach this Promised Land if the only known route was the exclusive privilege of the Kingdom of Portugal? By sailing in the opposite direction. Storms, hostile tribes and all types of incredible adventures would hinder the progress made by our protagonists. Five ships sailed off from Seville. Three years later, only one of them managed to return.
Elcano & Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World 2019
The Passage
The Passage
The film revolves around the Egyptian Thunderbolt forces during the war of attrition, headed by the leader of group 39 of the fighting division, the martyr Ibrahim Rifai.
The Passage 2019
Schindler's List
Schindler's List
Told from the perspective of businessman Oskar Schindler who saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory. Schindler’s List is based on a true story, illustrated in black and white and controversially filmed in many original locations.
Schindler's List 1993
Kursk
Kursk
The story of the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.
Kursk 2018
To Paris!
To Paris!
An amazing story of tank crewmen who had gone through the war hand in hand and decided to celebrate the great victory in Paris. The friends, who had survived the dreadful experience of war, reached Berlin and set their eyes on a new course in life involving love, breath-taking adventures and their dream town Paris. The movie is based on real events.
To Paris! 2019
Hidden Figures
Hidden Figures
A period space-race drama is inspired by the real-life tale of a group of African-American female mathematicians — Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson and Katherine Johnson — who helped put astronaut John Glenn into orbit.
Hidden Figures 2016