GENRE: history

Movies Name Most Popular Most Viewed Release Year New Update IMDB Rating

12 Years a Slave★ 8.1
12 Years a Slave

Biography, Drama, History
Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by...
In the Realm of the Senses★ 6.6
In the Realm of the Senses

Biography, Drama, History
A passionate telling of the story of Sada Abe, a woman whose affair with her master led to a sexual obsession which then came to a violent end.
Alone Yet Not Alone★ 4.1
Alone Yet Not Alone

The year is 1755, and the English colonies are being ravaged by the atrocities of war. Opposing European powers have clashed over the fertile Ohio valley, and entire families are devastated by the ensuing violence. Hostile native tribes are raiding the vulnerable frontier farms, and two young s...
Apollo 13★ 7.6
Apollo 13

Adventure, Drama, History
Based on the true story of the ill-fated 13th Apollo mission bound for the moon. Astronauts Lovell, Haise and Swigert were scheduled to fly Apollo 14, but are moved up to 13. It's 1970, and America have already achieved their lunar landing goal, so there's little interest in this "routine" flig...
Argo★ 7.8

Biography, Drama, History
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.
Jimmy Carter Man from Plains★ 7.0
Jimmy Carter Man from Plains

Documentary, Biography, History
Late in 2006, President Jimmy Carter tours the U.S. promoting his provocative "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid." Demme's camera follows Carter from city to city, home to Plains (population 635), visiting a Habitat for Humanity site in New Orleans, and talking on radio and TV with Teri Gross, Cha...
Anthropoid★ 7.6

Biography, History, Thriller
Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler.
The Lennon Report★ 7.4
The Lennon Report

Biography, Drama, History
The unheard true story of the moments after John Lennon was shot as seen through the eyes of those who lived it. Alan Weiss, an ambitious young news producer, finds himself in a position to break the biggest story of the year following a violent motorcycle accident. The emergency department at ...
Rob Roy★ 6.9
Rob Roy

Adventure, Biography, History
In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to defend his family and honour.
Sarbjit★ 7.3

Biography, Drama, History
Biopic of Sarabjit Singh, a farmer residing at Bhikiwind, Punjab, near the Indo-Pak border, crossed the border after having a couple of drinks. However, he was mistaken to be an Indian spy and was sentenced to capital punishment.
The Son of Raw's the Roman★ 3.2
The Son of Raw's the Roman

Adventure, Fantasy, History
One lonely Roman general is wounded in battle. He heads toward the woods to die like a wounded animal. Once entering the woods he is granted another day by the gods. He meets an Egyptian slave who has left his camp and both men meet in a death ridden forest and are tested. They travel through t...
The Tiger: An Old Hunter's Tale★ 6.9
The Tiger: An Old Hunter's Tale

Action, Adventure, History
While the Kingdom of Korea is under occupation by the Japanese, an old and experience hunter is challenged by the hunt of the last tiger.
The Salt of the Earth★ 8.4
The Salt of the Earth

Documentary, Biography, History
For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the disco...
Patriots Day★ N/A
Patriots Day

Drama, History, Thriller
An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
The Patriot★ 7.1
The Patriot

Action, Drama, History
Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.
Ben-Hur★ 8.1

Adventure, Drama, History
Judah Ben-Hur lives as a rich Jewish prince and merchant in Jerusalem at the beginning of the 1st century. Together with the new governor his old friend Messala arrives as commanding officer of the Roman legions. At first they are happy to meet after a long time but their different politic view...
Nixon★ 7.1

Biography, Drama, History
Director Oliver Stone's exploration of former president Richard Nixon's strict Quaker upbringing, his nascent political strivings in law school, and his strangely self-effacing courtship of his wife, Pat. The contradictions in his character are revealed early, in the vicious campaign against He...
September Dawn★ 5.8
September Dawn

Drama, History, Western
A love story set during a tense encounter between a wagon train of settlers and a renegade Mormon group.

History Movies


This genre shows historical events, developments and personalities who influenced on the history of the world. There are two kinds of historical movie which also available for online watching. The first combines biographical pictures about real people and shows their lives and actions. The second is historical-adventure movie about fictional characters. Sometimes historical movies are screen version of famous novels.


The main subgenres are war movie, swords & sandal, western and other kinds of Asian movie about China or Japan, where are shown the ancient warriors and their skill in battles. In the middle of the 20th century there were two ways of making historical films: documentary (accurate description of events) and the modernizing of historical developments. The movies of the second type had a tendency to erase boundaries of time and change events on the screen. Stream historical movies are available due to streaming links.



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