History Movies
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
IMDb: 8.5
167 min

When Mahendra, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

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Baahubali: The Beginning

Baahubali: The Beginning

Baahubali: The Beginning
IMDb: 8.2
159 min

The young Shivudu is left as a foundling in a small village by his mother. By the time he’s grown up, it has become apparent that he possesses exceptional gifts….

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
IMDb: 7.3
144 min

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.

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12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers

12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers

12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers
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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: Drama, History, War
Sully

Sully

Sully
IMDb: 7.5
96 min

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ when Captain ‘Sully’ Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the…

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Genre: Drama, History
Man on the Moon

Man on the Moon

Man on the Moon
IMDb: 7.4
118 min

A film about the life and career of the eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
The Post

The Post

The Post
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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
American Made

American Made

American Made
IMDb: 7.2
115 min

The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.

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Detroit

Detroit

Detroit
IMDb: 7.6
143 min

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens’ uprisings in the history of the United States.

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All the Money in the World

All the Money in the World

All the Money in the World
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Drama about the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his mother Gail Harris to get the boy’s grandfather to pay the ransom. While his grandfather,…

The Man Who Invented Christmas

The Man Who Invented Christmas

The Man Who Invented Christmas
IMDb: 6.8
104 min

After a series his books have been flops, Charles Dickens decides to write and self-publish A Christmas Carol.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist
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An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
The Battle of Algiers

The Battle of Algiers

The Battle of Algiers
IMDb: 8.1
121 min

Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Best Years of Our Lives

The Best Years of Our Lives

The Best Years of Our Lives
IMDb: 8.1
170 min

It’s the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But…

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Gandhi

Gandhi

Gandhi
IMDb: 8.1
191 min

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance…

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Genre: Drama, History
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
IMDb: 8.1
110 min

In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot ‘Sundance Kid’….

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Spotlight

Spotlight

Spotlight
IMDb: 8.1
128 min

The true story of how The Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child abuse and the cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its…

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12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave
IMDb: 8.1
134 min

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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Genre: Drama, History
Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur
IMDb: 8.1
212 min

Ben-Hur is a 1959 epic film directed by William Wyler, the third film version of Civil War vet Lew Wallace’s 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. It premiered…

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Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda
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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…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Passion of Joan of Arc

The Passion of Joan of Arc

The Passion of Joan of Arc
IMDb: 8.2
114 min

A classic of the silent age, this film tells the story of the doomed but ultimately canonized 15th-century teenage warrior. On trial for claiming she’d spoken to God, Jeanne d’Arc…

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Genre: Drama, History
Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge
IMDb: 8.2
139 min

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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Genre: Drama, History, War
Come and See

Come and See

Come and See
IMDb: 8.2
142 min

The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family’s wishes. There he meets a…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev
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An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually…

Genre: Drama, History
The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man
IMDb: 8.2
124 min

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his “owner” as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai
IMDb: 8.2
161 min

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Judgment at Nuremberg

Judgment at Nuremberg

Judgment at Nuremberg
IMDb: 8.3
186 min

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence…

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Genre: Drama, History
Ran

Ran

Ran
IMDb: 8.2
162 min

Set in Japan in the 16th century (or so), an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Great Escape

The Great Escape

The Great Escape
IMDb: 8.2
172 min

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security ‘escape-proof’ camp to sit out…

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Downfall

Downfall

Downfall
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
Dunkirk

Dunkirk

Dunkirk
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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 harbor of Dunkirk, France,…

Amadeus

Amadeus

Amadeus
IMDb: 8.3
160 min

The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri – now confined to an insane asylum.

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia
IMDb: 8.3
216 min

An epic about British officer T.E. Lawrence’s mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic…

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Braveheart

Braveheart

Braveheart
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Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord’s soldiers. This leads the village to…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Das Boot

Das Boot

Das Boot
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A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat…

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan
IMDb: 8.6
169 min

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List
IMDb: 8.9
195 min

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour
IMDb: 5.6
125 min

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Victoria & Abdul

Victoria & Abdul

Victoria & Abdul
IMDb: 6.8
111 min

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

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Genre: Drama, History