History Movies
Valkyrie (2008)

Valkyrie (2008)

Valkyrie (2008)
IMDb: 7.1
121 min

Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government…

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Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies (2009)
IMDb: 7.0
140 min

Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger’s charm and audacity endear him to much of America’s downtrodden public, but he’s also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Milk (2008)

Milk (2008)

Milk (2008)
IMDb: 7.6
128 min

The true story of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man ever elected to public office. In San Francisco in the late 1970s, Harvey Milk becomes an activist for gay…

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Genre: Drama, History
Invictus (2009)

Invictus (2009)

Invictus (2009)
IMDb: 7.3
134 min

Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of…

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Genre: Drama, History
Frost/Nixon (2008)

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Frost/Nixon (2008)
IMDb: 7.7
122 min

For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the…

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Genre: History
United 93 (2006)

United 93 (2006)

United 93 (2006)
IMDb: 7.6
111 min

A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

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The Good Shepherd (2006)

The Good Shepherd (2006)

The Good Shepherd (2006)
IMDb: 6.7
167 min

Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father’s suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values…

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In the Valley of Elah (2007)

In the Valley of Elah (2007)

In the Valley of Elah (2007)
IMDb: 7.2
121 min

A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son’s disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.

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Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
IMDb: 7.1
135 min

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)

Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)

Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)
IMDb: 7.1
102 min

The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson’s covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
IMDb: 7.4
145 min

A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a…

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Munich (2005)

Munich (2005)

Munich (2005)
IMDb: 7.6
164 min

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits…

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Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
IMDb: 7.2
144 min

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

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King Arthur (2004)

King Arthur (2004)

King Arthur (2004)
IMDb: 6.3
126 min

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the ‘Sarmatian hypothesis’ which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and…

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Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Hotel Rwanda (2004)
IMDb: 8.1
121 min

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
IMDb: 7.5
93 min

The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow’s stand against Senator McCarthy’s anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.

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Genre: Drama, History
Downfall (2004)

Downfall (2004)

Downfall (2004)
IMDb: 8.2
156 min

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Cinderella Man (2005)

Cinderella Man (2005)

Cinderella Man (2005)
IMDb: 8.0
144 min

The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially…

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The Last Samurai (2003)

The Last Samurai (2003)

The Last Samurai (2003)
IMDb: 7.7
154 min

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
First Man (2018)

First Man (2018)

First Man (2018)
IMDb: 7.4
141 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Post (2017)

The Post (2017)

The Post (2017)
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
Black Hawk Down (2001)

Black Hawk Down (2001)

Black Hawk Down (2001)
IMDb: 7.7
144 min

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy…

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Genre: Action, History, War
Vice (2018)

Vice (2018)

Vice (2018)
IMDb: 7.2
132 min

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…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History