History

Schindler’s List
8.9

Schindler’s List

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 ...
Tombstone
7.8

Tombstone

1993  

Tombstone

Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving ...
Quiz Show
7.5

Quiz Show

1994  

Quiz Show

Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.
Malcolm X
7.7

Malcolm X

1992  

Malcolm X

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the ...
JFK
8

JFK

1991  

JFK

New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there’s more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Ed Wood
7.9

Ed Wood

1994  

Ed Wood

The mostly true story of the legendary “worst director of all time”, who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless ...
Seven Years in Tibet
7

Seven Years in Tibet

Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks ...
Braveheart
8.4

Braveheart

1995  

Braveheart

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English ...
Apollo 13
7.6

Apollo 13

1995  

Apollo 13

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, ...
Amistad
7.3

Amistad

1997  

Amistad

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They ...
The Thin Red Line
7.6

The Thin Red Line

Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who ...
The Man in the Iron Mask
6.5

The Man in the Iron Mask

Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D’Artagnan. But with the ...
Shakespeare in Love
7.2

Shakespeare in Love

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, “Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate’s Daughter,” before it’s even ...
Saving Private Ryan
8.6

Saving Private Ryan

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger ...
Man on the Moon
7.4

Man on the Moon

A film about the life and career of the eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.
Elizabeth
7.5

Elizabeth

1998  

Elizabeth

The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, ...
Cold Mountain
7.2

Cold Mountain

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman ...
Windtalkers
6

Windtalkers

2002  

Windtalkers

Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a “windtalker” – one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay ...
The Patriot
7.2

The Patriot

2000  

The Patriot

After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring ...
King Arthur
6.3

King Arthur

2004  

King Arthur

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the ‘Sarmatian hypothesis’ which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the ...
K-19: The Widowmaker
6.7

K-19: The Widowmaker

When Russia’s first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
Alexander
5.6

Alexander

2004  

Alexander

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the ...
Pearl Harbor
6.1

Pearl Harbor

2001  

Pearl Harbor

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a ...
Enemy at the Gates
7.6

Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the ...
Brotherhood of the Wolf
7.1

Brotherhood of the Wolf

In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate ...
Black Hawk Down
7.7

Black Hawk Down

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, ...
We Were Soldiers
7.2

We Were Soldiers

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Hero
7.9

Hero

2002  

Hero

One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.
Gangs of New York
7.5

Gangs of New York

It’s 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic ...
The Last Samurai
7.7

The Last Samurai

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 ...
Seabiscuit
7.3

Seabiscuit

2003  

Seabiscuit

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Hotel Rwanda
8.1

Hotel Rwanda

2004  

Hotel Rwanda

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 ...
Downfall
8.2

Downfall

2004  

Downfall

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 ...
The New World
6.7

The New World

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.
Munich
7.6

Munich

2005  

Munich

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black ...
Memoirs of a Geisha
7.4

Memoirs of a Geisha

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 ...
Kingdom of Heaven
7.2

Kingdom of Heaven

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Good Night, and Good Luck.
7.5

Good Night, and Good Luck.

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