History Movies
The War Below

The War Below

The War Below
IMDb: 4.1
N/A

During World War I, a group of British miners are recruited to tunnel underneath no man’s land and set bombs from below the German front in hopes of breaking the…

Genre: Drama, History, War
First Signal

First Signal

First Signal
IMDb: 9.1
102

When Air Force Space Command receives a signal from an alien satellite in Earth orbit an emergency meeting with the President reveals a government conspiracy.

Killing Patient Zero

Killing Patient Zero

Killing Patient Zero
IMDb: 6.8
99

Skilfully revealing the homophobia behind the headlines, this doc traces the devastating impact of the 1980s AIDS epidemic and clears the name of the Québécois flight attendant who was infamously…

The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier
IMDb: 7.2
130

The story of the Podolsk cadets’ heroic stand outside Moscow in October 1941. Cadets were sent to the Ilyinsky line, fighting alongside units from the Soviet 43rd Army to hold…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Make-Up: A Glamorous History

Make-Up: A Glamorous History

Make-Up: A Glamorous History
TMDb: 5
NA min

Newseries.MakeupartistLisaEldridgeexploreswhatthebeautylooksofthreeiconicmomentsinBritishhistoryrevealaboutthatera.

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Genre: History
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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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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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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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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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
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 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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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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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
Wasp Network

Wasp Network

Wasp Network
IMDb: 6.1
128

Havana, Cuba, 1990. René González, an airplane pilot, unexpectedly flees the country, leaving behind his wife Olga and his daughter Irma, and begins a new life in Miami, where he…

Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday
IMDb: 7.5
107

The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.

Fanny Lye Deliver’d

Fanny Lye Deliver’d

Fanny Lye Deliver’d
IMDb: 5.4
110

On an isolated English farm in 1657, Fanny lives a quiet life with her oppressive husband John and their young son. One day their life is rocked with the arrival…

Soldier’s Heart

Soldier’s Heart

Soldier’s Heart
IMDb: 6.1
N/A
N/A

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Genre: Drama, History, Short
Hamilton

Hamilton

Hamilton
IMDb: 8.4
160

Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.

The Outpost

The Outpost

The Outpost
IMDb: 6.2
123

A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Greyhound

Greyhound

Greyhound
IMDb: 1.2
91

A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the “Black Pit” to the front lines of WW2. With no air…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
First Cow

First Cow

First Cow
IMDb: 6.9
122

A taciturn loner and skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also…

Genre: Drama, History
Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot

Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot

Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot
IMDb: 4.3
N/A

King Arthur returns home after fighting the Roman Empire. His illegitimate son has corrupted the throne of Camelot and King Arthur must reunite with the wizard Merlin and the Knights…

Rising Free

Rising Free

Rising Free
IMDb: 7.4
109

Amidst the rugged Oregon territory, Rising Free is a visual masterpiece that showcases the harrowing journey of a young woman running from the throes of prejudice. Taken in by a…

Genre: Drama, History
Emperor

Emperor

Emperor
IMDb: 6.4
99

An escaped slave travels north and has chance encounters with Frederick Douglass and John Brown. Based on the life story of Shields Green.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
4 Presidents

4 Presidents

4 Presidents
IMDb: 7.0
N/A

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Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President

Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President

Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President
IMDb: 7.3
96

This rockumentary-style presidential portrait shows how Jimmy Carter reinvigorated a post-Watergate America—with the music of the counterculture, including the Allman Brothers, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, and Jimmy Buffett.