Best History Movies

Downfall Downfall 8.2 2h 36min
For All Mankind For All Mankind 8.1 1h 20min
Breaker Morant Breaker Morant 7.8 1h 47min
Breaker Morant
IMDb: 7.8
1h 47min

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Silence Silence 7.2 2h 41min
Hidden Figures Hidden Figures 7.8 2h 7min
The Winter War The Winter War 7.6 3h 19min
The Winter War
IMDb: 7.6
3h 19min

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The Death of Stalin The Death of Stalin 7.3 1h 47min
United United 7.3 1h 34min
United
IMDb: 7.3
1h 34min

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The Bounty The Bounty 7.0 2h 12min
One Life One Life 7.6 1h 49min
Hiroshima Mon Amour Hiroshima Mon Amour 7.8 1h 30min
Hiroshima Mon Amour
IMDb: 7.8
1h 30min

The Zone of Interest The Zone of Interest 7.5 1h 45min
Marighella Marighella 7.1 2h 35min
Jesus Revolution Jesus Revolution 7.1 2min
Killers of the Flower Moon Killers of the Flower Moon 7.6 3h 26min
Meg 2: The Trench Meg 2: The Trench 5.0 1h 56min
Lincoln Lincoln 7.3 2h 30min
Gandhi Gandhi 8.0 3h 11min
The King’s Speech The King’s Speech 8.0 1h 58min
Oppenheimer Oppenheimer 8.3 3min
The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die 6.9 1h 51min
The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die
IMDb: 6.9
1h 51min

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Air Air 7.4 1h 51min
Tetris Tetris 7.4 1h 58min
All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front 7.8 2h 28min
Spencer Spencer 6.6 1h 57min
The Longest Day The Longest Day 7.7 2h 58min
The Longest Day
IMDb: 7.7
2h 58min

Judas and the Black Messiah Judas and the Black Messiah 7.4 2h 6min
Greyhound Greyhound 7.0 1h 31min
Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Throughout the Ages Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Throughout the Ages 7.7 2h 43min
Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Throughout the Ages
IMDb: 7.7
2h 43min

Battleship Potemkin Battleship Potemkin 7.9 1h 6min
Battleship Potemkin
IMDb: 7.9
1h 6min

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Mutiny on the Bounty Mutiny on the Bounty 7.6 2h 12min
Mutiny on the Bounty
IMDb: 7.6
2h 12min

A Night to Remember A Night to Remember 7.9 2h 3min
A Night to Remember
IMDb: 7.9
2h 3min

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Inherit the Wind Inherit the Wind 8.1 2h 8min
Inherit the Wind
IMDb: 8.1
2h 8min

Judgment at Nuremberg Judgment at Nuremberg 8.3 2h 59min
Judgment at Nuremberg
IMDb: 8.3
2h 59min

The Leopard The Leopard 7.9 3h 6min
The Leopard
IMDb: 7.9
3h 6min

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Simon of the Desert Simon of the Desert 7.8 45min
Simon of the Desert
IMDb: 7.8
45min

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Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors 7.8 1h 37min
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
IMDb: 7.8
1h 37min

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The Battle of Algiers The Battle of Algiers 8.1 2h 1min
The Battle of Algiers
IMDb: 8.1
2h 1min

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In Cold Blood In Cold Blood 7.9 2h 14min
In Cold Blood
IMDb: 7.9
2h 14min

The Lion in Winter The Lion in Winter 7.9 2h 14min
Z Z 8.2 2h 7min
Z
IMDb: 8.2
2h 7min

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All the President’s Men All the President’s Men 7.9 2h 18min
All the President’s Men
IMDb: 7.9
2h 18min

Kagemusha Kagemusha 7.9 2h 42min
Mirror Mirror 8.0 1h 47min
Mirror
IMDb: 8
1h 47min

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Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession 8.2 1h 28min
Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession
IMDb: 8.2
1h 28min

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The Human Condition I: No Greater Love The Human Condition I: No Greater Love 8.5 3h 28min
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
IMDb: 8.5
3h 28min

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The Passion of Joan of Arc The Passion of Joan of Arc 8.1 1h 54min
The Passion of Joan of Arc
IMDb: 8.1
1h 54min

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Spartacus Spartacus 7.9 3h 17min
Becket Becket 7.8 2h 28min
Andrei Rublev Andrei Rublev 8.1 3h 25min
Andrei Rublev
IMDb: 8.1
3h 25min

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser 7.7 1h 50min
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
IMDb: 7.7
1h 50min

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The Message The Message 8.1 2h 57min
Ben-Hur Ben-Hur 8.1 3h 32min
Lawrence Of Arabia Lawrence Of Arabia 8.3 3h 38min
The Great Escape The Great Escape 8.2 2h 52min
Aguirre, the Wrath of God Aguirre, the Wrath of God 7.8 1h 35min
Aguirre, the Wrath of God
IMDb: 7.8
1h 35min

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Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ 7.8 2h 23min
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
IMDb: 7.8
2h 23min

All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front 8.1 2h 32min
All Quiet on the Western Front
IMDb: 8.1
2h 32min

Michael the Brave Michael the Brave 8.5 3h 23min
Michael the Brave
IMDb: 8.5
3h 23min

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Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution 7.7 1h 46min
Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
IMDb: 7.7
1h 46min

Dark Waters Dark Waters 7.6 2h 6min
Apollo 11 Apollo 11 8.1 1h 33min
Apollo 11
IMDb: 8.1
1h 33min

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.

First Man First Man 7.3 2h 21min
First Man
IMDb: 7.3
2h 21min

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 20, 1969.

13th 13th 8.3 1h 40min
13th
IMDb: 8.3
1h 40min

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation’s history of racial inequality.

Pawn Sacrifice Pawn Sacrifice 7.0 1h 55min
Pawn Sacrifice
IMDb: 7.0
1h 55min

American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.

Little Boy Little Boy 7.3 1h 46min
Little Boy
IMDb: 7.3
1h 46min

An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father…

Woman In Gold Woman In Gold 7.3 1h 49min
Woman In Gold
IMDb: 7.3
1h 49min

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes…

Spare Parts Spare Parts 7.2 1h 55min
Spare Parts
IMDb: 7.2
1h 55min

With the help of their high school’s newest teacher, four Hispanic students form a robotics club. Although they have no experience, the youths set their sights on a national robotics…

The Physician The Physician 7.2 2h 35min
The Physician
IMDb: 7.2
2h 35min

The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become a physician and vanquish Death itself, he travels to Isfahan in Persia to study medicine under the great Ibn Sina. Through countless ordeals and challenges, and making many sacrifices along the way, he struggles on unwaveringly. His unflagging quest for knowledge leads to the blossoming of friendship and true love.

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Zero Dark Thirty Zero Dark Thirty 7.4 2h 37min
Zero Dark Thirty
IMDb: 7.4
2h 37min

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6…

The King’s Speech The King’s Speech 8.0 1h 58min
The King’s Speech
IMDb: 8
1h 58min

The King’s Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George (’Bertie’) reluctantly assumes the throne….

The Way Back The Way Back 7.3 2h 13min
The Way Back
IMDb: 7.3
2h 13min

Peter Weir’s follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man’s struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film details their perilous & uncertain journey to freedom, as they cross deserts, mountains, & several nations.

Ip Man Ip Man 8.0 1h 46min
Ip Man
IMDb: 8
1h 46min

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Directed by Wilson Yip, the film stars Donnie Yen in the lead role, and features fight choreography by Sammo Hung.

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Milk Milk 7.5 2h 8min
Milk
IMDb: 7.5
2h 8min

The story of California’s first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and old, straight and gay, alike – at a time when prejudice and violence against gays was openly accepted as the norm.

Frost/Nixon Frost/Nixon 7.7 2h 2min
Frost/Nixon
IMDb: 7.7
2h 2min

For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Nixon surprised everyone in selecting Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans. Likewise, Frost’s team harboured doubts about their boss’s ability to hold his own. But as the cameras rolled, a charged battle of wits resulted.

Letters from Iwo Jima Letters from Iwo Jima 7.8 2h 21min
Letters from Iwo Jima
IMDb: 7.8
2h 21min

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.

Hotel Rwanda Hotel Rwanda 8.1 2h 1min
Hotel Rwanda
IMDb: 8.1
2h 1min

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…

We Were Soldiers We Were Soldiers 7.2 2h 18min
We Were Soldiers
IMDb: 7.2
2h 18min

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

Black Hawk Down Black Hawk Down 7.7 2h 25min
Black Hawk Down
IMDb: 7.7
2h 25min

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, and the Americans suffer heavy…

Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor 6.2 3h 3min
Pearl Harbor
IMDb: 6.2
3h 3min

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 love triangle with beautiful Naval…

The Patriot The Patriot 7.2 2h 45min
The Patriot
IMDb: 7.2
2h 45min

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 the simple life of a…

Saving Private Ryan Saving Private Ryan 8.6 2h 49min
Saving Private Ryan
IMDb: 8.6
2h 49min

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…

Apollo 13 Apollo 13 7.7 2h 20min
Apollo 13
IMDb: 7.7
2h 20min

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, with the failed journey turning…

Braveheart Braveheart 8.3 2h 57min
Braveheart
IMDb: 8.3
2h 57min

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…

Schindler’s List Schindler’s List 9.0 3h 15min
Schindler’s List
IMDb: 9
3h 15min

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.

Schindler’s List Schindler’s List 9.0 3h 15min
Schindler’s List
IMDb: 9
3h 15min

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.

King of the Hill King of the Hill 7.3 1h 43min
King of the Hill
IMDb: 7.3
1h 43min

Based on the Depression-era bildungsroman memoir of writer A. E. Hotchner, the film follows the story of a boy struggling to survive on his own in a hotel in St….

JFK JFK 8.0 3h 9min
JFK
IMDb: 8
3h 9min

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

Glory Glory 7.8 2h 2min
Glory
IMDb: 7.8
2h 2min

Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War’s first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.

Black Rain Black Rain 6.6 2h 5min
Black Rain
IMDb: 6.6
2h 5min

Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him…

The Untouchables The Untouchables 7.8 1h 59min
The Untouchables
IMDb: 7.8
1h 59min

Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it’s not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his…

The Killing Fields The Killing Fields 7.8 2h 22min
The Killing Fields
IMDb: 7.8
2h 22min

The Killing Fields tells the real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led…

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The Right Stuff The Right Stuff 7.8 3h 13min
The Right Stuff
IMDb: 7.8
3h 13min

A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America’s space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works…

The Boat The Boat 8.4 2h 30min
The Boat
IMDb: 8.4
2h 30min

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…

The Elephant Man The Elephant Man 8.2 2h 4min
The Elephant Man
IMDb: 8.2
2h 4min

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…

Mutiny on the Bounty Mutiny on the Bounty 7.3 2h 58min
Mutiny on the Bounty
IMDb: 7.3
2h 58min

The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a paradise for the crew, something completely different than the living hell aboard the ship. On the way back to England, officer Fletcher Christian becomes the leader of a mutiny.