History Movies
Asura (2012)

Asura (2012)

Asura (2012)
IMDb: 6.7
76

Abandoned in the barren wasteland of Kyoto, a savage, enraged orphan does whatever it takes to survive in the wild. When he crosses paths with civilization, he must learn to…

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Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012)

Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012)

Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012)
IMDb: 7.5
134

Former legendary assassin Kenshin Himura has now become a wandering samurai. Offering aid & protecting those in need as atonement for his past deeds. During this time Kenshin Himura comes…

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12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave (2013)
IMDb: 8.1
134

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon…

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The Book of Daniel (2013)

The Book of Daniel (2013)

The Book of Daniel (2013)
IMDb: 6.2
88

Taken into slavery after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel is forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Big Short (2015)

The Big Short (2015)

The Big Short (2015)
IMDb: 7.8
131

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

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Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Straight Outta Compton (2015)
IMDb: 7.8
147

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful…

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Dragon Blade (2015)

Dragon Blade (2015)

Dragon Blade (2015)
IMDb: 6.0
127

Huo An, the commander of the Protection Squad of the Western Regions, was framed by evil forces and becomes enslaved. On the other hand, a Roman general escapes to China…

Child 44 (2015)

Child 44 (2015)

Child 44 (2015)
IMDb: 6.5
137

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders — a case that begins to connect with the very top of…

Woodlawn (2015)

Woodlawn (2015)

Woodlawn (2015)
IMDb: 6.5
123

Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he…

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The Revenant (2015)

The Revenant (2015)

The Revenant (2015)
IMDb: 8.0
157

In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

Ip Man 3 (2015)

Ip Man 3 (2015)

Ip Man 3 (2015)
IMDb: 7.1
105

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Deepwater Horizon (2016)

Deepwater Horizon (2016)

Deepwater Horizon (2016)
IMDb: 7.1
107

A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Frantz (2016)

Frantz (2016)

Frantz (2016)
IMDb: 7.5
113

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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In This Corner of the World (2016)

In This Corner of the World (2016)

In This Corner of the World (2016)
IMDb: 7.8
130

Japan, 1943, during World War II. Young Suzu leaves her village near Hiroshima to marry and live with her in-laws in Kure, a military harbor. Her creativity to overcome deprivation…

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Silence (2016)

Silence (2016)

Silence (2016)
IMDb: 7.2
161

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

Genre: Drama, History
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
IMDb: 7.3
144

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
IMDb: 8.1
139

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the…

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Hidden Figures (2016)

Hidden Figures (2016)

Hidden Figures (2016)
IMDb: 7.8
127

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations…

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The Battleship Island (2017)

The Battleship Island (2017)

The Battleship Island (2017)
IMDb: 7.1
132

During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island (‘Hashima Island’) to mine for coal, attempt to escape.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Dunkirk (2017)

Dunkirk (2017)

Dunkirk (2017)
IMDb: 7.8
107

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…

The Emperor of Paris (2018)

The Emperor of Paris (2018)

The Emperor of Paris (2018)
IMDb: 6.3
121

Paris, France, early 19th century. The legendary convict François Vidocq lives in disguise trying to escape from a tragic past that torments him. When, after an unfortunate event, he crosses…

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Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018)

Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018)

Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018)
IMDb: 5.8
98

Zamperini returns to California where he wound up marrying Cynthia Applewhite while wrestling with untreated PTSD, suffering constant nightmares, angry, bitter and deeply depressed, his wife convinces Zamperini to attend…

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12 Strong (2018)

12 Strong (2018)

12 Strong (2018)
IMDb: 6.6
130

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
First Man (2018)

First Man (2018)

First Man (2018)
IMDb: 7.3
141

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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Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019)

Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019)

Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019)
IMDb: 7.1
107

Following the death of his wife, Ip Man travels to San Francisco to ease tensions between the local kung fu masters and his star student, Bruce Lee, while searching for…

The King (2019)

The King (2019)

The King (2019)
IMDb: 7.2
140

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

The Viking War (2019)

The Viking War (2019)

The Viking War (2019)
IMDb: 4.3
104

Ingrid and her siblings are on the run from the Beserkers who have begun invading the villages, taking over, savagely using the residents on a game where they vs a…

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Genre: History
The Legion (2020)

The Legion (2020)

The Legion (2020)
IMDb: 3.1
96

Noreno, a half-Roman, is entrusted with the mission of crossing the snowy mountains of Armenia, swarming with Parthian patrols, to seek help for his slowly dying men.

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Forgotten We’ll Be (2020)

Forgotten We’ll Be (2020)

Forgotten We’ll Be (2020)
IMDb: 7.4
136

Portrays the life of Héctor Abad Gómez, a prominent doctor and human rights activist in the polarized, violent Medellin of the 70s. A family man worried not only for his…

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Genre: Drama, History