Category: history

Sort: Date | IMDb | Released | Random Sort Ascending
View:
Viva Zapata! (1952) 7.5

Viva Zapata! (1952)

Storyline:In 1909, Emiliano Zapata, a well-born but penniless Mexican Mestizo from the southern state of Morelos, comes to Mexico City to complain that their arable land has been enclosed, leaving them only in the bar...

The Heroes of Telemark (1965) 6.5

The Heroes of Telemark (1965)

Storyline:Set in German-occupied Norway, this is an embellished account of the remarkable efforts of the Norwegian resistance to sabotage the German development of the atomic bomb. Resistance fighter Knut Straud enlis...

Too Big to Fail (TV Movie 2011) 7.3

Too Big to Fail (TV Movie 2011)

Storyline:A close look behind the scenes, between late March and mid-October, 2008: we follow Richard Fuld's benighted attempt to save Lehman Brothers; conversations among Hank Paulson (the Secretary of the Treasury),...

The Look of Silence (2014) 8.3

The Look of Silence (2014)

Storyline:An Indonesian man with a communist background named Ramli was brutally murdered when the "Communist" purge occurred in 1965. His remaining family members lived in fear and silence until the making of this do...

Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960) 6.3

Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960)

Storyline:The sheriff of Nottingham plots to confiscate the estate of the Lord of Bortrey, who has died on Crusade. The Archbishop of Canterbury speaks against this plot, and the sheriff plans to eliminate him. Robin ...

God of War (2017) 6.4

God of War (2017)

Storyline:During the 16th century, Japanese pirates proliferate along the Chinese coastline. In 1557, the pirates take over Cengang in Zhejiang. After months of futile advances, Commander Yu (Sammo Hung) finally defea...

Riding Giants (2004) 7.9

Riding Giants (2004)

Storyline:A semiserious, often rollicking, multigenerational insider's look at the origins of surfing, the colorful and subversive birth of surf culture, and the mythology and lure of the big wave. This passionate and...

The Convent (2018) 4.2

The Convent (2018)

Storyline:Early in the seventeenth century, a young woman, Persephone, is falsely accused, arrested and put on trial for her life. Her fate seems sealed but for the timely intervention of a stranger, the mysterious Re...

Apollo 11 (2019) 8.5

Apollo 11 (2019)

Storyline:A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.User Reviews: A half-century ago, Neil Armstrong stepped off the ladder of the L...

The Grapes of Wrath (1940) 8.1

The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Storyline:The Joad clan, introduced to the world in John Steinbeck's iconic novel, is looking for a better life in California. After their drought-ridden farm is seized by the bank, the family -- led by just-paroled s...

Elizabeth (1998) 7.5

Elizabeth (1998)

Storyline:This film details the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, as played by Cate Blanchett. The main focus is the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Cathol...

WWII from Space (TV Movie 2012) 7.5

WWII from Space (TV Movie 2012)

Storyline:This spectacular two-hour special delivers the tipping points of World War II as you've never seen them before. The key editorial feature of the program is an all-seeing CGI eye; bringing a new visual approa...

The Innocents (2016) 7.3

The Innocents (2016)

Storyline:Poland, winter of 1945. Mathilde Beaulieu (Lou de Lâage) is a young intern working with a branch of the French Red Cross. They are on a mission to find, treat and repatriate French survivors of the German ca...

Zulu (1964) 7.8

Zulu (1964)

Storyline:Zululand, South Africa, 1879. The British are fighting the Zulus and one of their columns has just been wiped out at Isandlwana. The Zulus next fix their sights on the small British outpost at Rorke's Drift....

Thirteen Days (2000) 7.3

Thirteen Days (2000)

Storyline:In October, 1962, U-2 surveillance photos reveal that the Soviet Union is in the process of placing nuclear weapons in Cuba. These weapons have the capability of wiping out most of the Eastern and Southern U...

Gettysburg (1993) 7.7

Gettysburg (1993)

Storyline:The four and 1/4 hour depiction of the historical and personal events surrounding and including the decisive American civil war battle features thousands of civil war re-enactors marching over the exact grou...

No God, No Master (2013) 5.9

No God, No Master (2013)

Storyline:When a series of package bombs show up on the doorsteps of prominent politicians and businessmen in the summer of 1919, U.S. Bureau of Investigation Agent William Flynn (Strathairn) is assigned the task of f...

Korengal (2014) 6.8

Korengal (2014)

Storyline:Picks up where Restrepo left off. Once again we meet the men of Battle Company, 2nd Battalion, 503nd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team in 2007-8. They are deployed at one of the most dang...

The Sorrow and the Pity (1969) 8.3

The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)

Storyline:From 1940 to 1944, France's Vichy government collaborated with Nazi Germany. Marcel Ophüls mixes archival footage with 1969 interviews of a German officer and of collaborators and resistance fighters from Cl...

Red Obsession (2013) 6.7

Red Obsession (2013)

Storyline:For centuries, Bordeaux has assumed a mythical status in the world of fine wine as a leitmotif of wealth, power and influence, but its prosperity has always been linked to the capricious nature of markets an...

How to Survive a Plague (2012) 7.6

How to Survive a Plague (2012)

Storyline:In the early years of the AIDS epidemic, the disease was considered a death sentence affecting communities, like the LGBT ones, whom many in power felt deserved it. This film tells the story of how militant ...

Nicky’s Family (2011) 7.9

Nicky’s Family (2011)

Storyline:This docudrama tells the story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children just before the outbreak of World War II. Winton, now 102 years old, did not speak a...

Romulus & Remus: The First King (2019) 7.5

Romulus & Remus: The First King (2019)

Storyline:Romulus and Remus are 18-year-old shepherds brothers living in peace near the Tiber river. Convinced that he is bigger than gods' will, Remus believes that he is meant to become king of the city he will foun...

Kesari (2019) 7.8

Kesari (2019)

Storyline:This period war-drama showcases the 1897 Battle of Saragarhi. The plot focuses on Havildar Ishar Singh who led a platoon of 21 Sikhs against an invading army of 10,000 Afghans to defend the North-West Fronti...

Jesus Christ Superstar (1973) 7.3

Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)

Storyline:Based on a concept album project written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, and the subsequent long-running Broadway performance, this film tells the story of the final 6 days in the life of Jesus Christ t...

A Field in England (2013) 6.3

A Field in England (2013)

Storyline:Fleeing for their lives, a small party abandon their Civil War confederates and escape through an overgrown field. Thinking only of what lay behind, they are ambushed by two dangerous men and made to search ...

Beep: A Documentary History of Game Sound (2016) 6

Beep: A Documentary History of Game Sound (2016)

Storyline:Beep is a documentary history of game sound, from the Victorian penny arcades through pinball and the video games right up to 2015. Beep shows how technology and creativity combined to create some of the mos...

Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie (Video 1995) 8

Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie (Video 1995)

Storyline:A documentary presenting mankind's most ambitious effort at perfecting the means to its own annihilation. Featuring newly unclassified atomic test footage. Written by Peter Kuran <VCEinc@A...

The Cokeville Miracle (2015) 5.1

The Cokeville Miracle (2015)

Watch The Cokeville Miracle (2015) full hd online Directed by T.C. Christensen. With Jasen Wade, Sarah Kent, Kimball Stinger, Alexa Rae. Children who were held hostage in their elementary school tell stories of mira...

Addicted to Porn: Chasing the Cardboard Butterfly (2017) 4.7

Addicted to Porn: Chasing the Cardboard Butterfly (2017)

Watch Addicted to Porn: Chasing the Cardboard Butterfly (2017) full hd online Directed by Justin Hunt. With James Hetfield. Like it or not, porn is here and it is harmful. In this controversial film, award-winning f...

Judas (TV Movie 2004) 4.9

Judas (TV Movie 2004)

Watch Judas (TV Movie 2004) full hd online Directed by Charles Robert Carner. With Johnathon Schaech, Jonathan Scarfe, Tim Matheson, Fiona Glascott. Judas meets Jesus and at first doesn't know what to make of him or...

Winnie Mandela (2011) 6

Winnie Mandela (2011)

Watch Winnie Mandela (2011) full hd online Directed by Darrell Roodt. With Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard, Elias Koteas, Wendy Crewson. A drama that chronicles the life of Winnie Mandela from her childhood through...

Son of God (2014) 5.7

Son of God (2014)

Watch Son of God (2014) full hd online Directed by Christopher Spencer. With Diogo Morgado, Amber Rose Revah, Greg Hicks, Adrian Schiller. The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings,...

The Founding of a Republic (2009) 4.9

The Founding of a Republic (2009)

Watch The Founding of a Republic (2009) full hd online Directed by Sanping Han, Jianxin Huang. With Guoqiang Tang, Guoli Zhang, Qing Xu, Jin Liu. Inspired by true events, Founding of a Republic weaves a rousing tale...

Fresh Dressed (2015) 6.5

Fresh Dressed (2015)

Watch Fresh Dressed (2015) full hd online Directed by Sacha Jenkins. With Damon Dash, Daymond John, Karl Kani, Nas. Fresh Dressed chronicles the history of Hip-Hop Urban fashion and its rise from southern cotton pl...

Mohawk (2017) 4.5

Mohawk (2017)

Watch Mohawk (2017) full hd online Directed by Ted Geoghegan. With Kaniehtiio Horn, Ezra Buzzington, Eamon Farren, Justin Rain. Late in the War of 1812, a young Mohawk woman and her two lovers battle a squad of Amer...