Category: History

Dunkirk (1958) 7

Dunkirk (1958)

Storyline:Two stories in one, an easygoing British Corporal in France finds himself responsible for the lives of his men when their officer is killed. He has to get them back to Britain somehow. Meanwhile, British civ...

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) 7.4

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

Storyline:In the early 1950's, the threat of Communism created an air of paranoia in the United States and exploiting those fears was Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin. However, CBS reporter Edward R. Murrow and hi...

The Secret Mission (2019) 6.3

The Secret Mission (2019)

Storyline:Set in the 1940's when Korea was under Japanese occupation. Korean people were banned from speaking their own language during that time.User Reviews: Shame that in U.K. its ext hard to get these movies unlik...

Francis of Assisi (1961) 6.3

Francis of Assisi (1961)

Storyline:Francis Bernardone (Bradford Dillman) is the son of a wealthy cloth merchant in Assisi, who gives up all his worldly goods to dedicate himself to God. Clare (Dolores Hart) is a young aristocratic woman who, ...

Sny (1993) 6.6

Sny (1993)

Storyline:Russian countess in 1893 has strange dreams about herself living a life as a dishwasher in 1993' Moscow after dissolution of the USSR.User Reviews: Time travel is often amusing and is at the core of Russia's...

Shanghai Triad (1995) 7.1

Shanghai Triad (1995)

Storyline:Uncle Liu brings his cousin to Shanghai to work for 'Boss,' the leader of a powerful drug empire in the 1930's. Shuisheng, a simple country boy is awed and overwhelmed by the opulence and immense wealth he i...

Goya’s Ghosts (2006) 6.9

Goya’s Ghosts (2006)

Storyline:The painter Goya becomes involved with the Spanish Inquisition when his muse, Ines, is arrested by the church for heresy. Her father, Thomas, comes to him hoping that his connection with Brother Lorenzo, who...

Sobibór, October 14, 1943, 4 p.m. (2001) 7.3

Sobibór, October 14, 1943, 4 p.m. (2001)

Storyline:A gripping account of the prisoners uprising at the Nazi extermination camp of Sobibor in 1943.User Reviews: From the director of "Shoah," Claude Lanzmann, comes a documentary on the only successfu...

Les Unwanted de Europa (2018) 6

Les Unwanted de Europa (2018)

Storyline:The film retraces the events of a trail in the Pyrenees, which fleeing fascism that was infecting the heart of Europe. Catalans and internationalist militants fleeing the Franco regime before; Jews, communis...

American Moon (2017) 8.4

American Moon (2017)

Storyline:This documentary examines the authenticity of the photographic record of NASA's Apollo missions.User Reviews: I read some info about the moon landings being faked and some info on them being real. I never re...

The Edelweiss Pirates (2004) 6.1

The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)

Storyline:Cologne-Ehrenfeld, November 1944. They're young, wild and rebellious, like young people anywhere and in any time. But working-class boys Karl and his younger brother Peter are Edelweiss Pirates. They oppose ...

Child 44 (2015) 6.5

Child 44 (2015)

Storyline:Based on the first of a trilogy by Tom Rob Smith and set in the Stalin era of the Soviet Union. The plot is about an idealistic pro-Stalin security officer who decides to investigate a series of child murder...

DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (TV Movie 2003) 4.5

DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (TV Movie 2003)

Storyline:Scheduled to air shortly before the second anniversary of the September 11 attacks, DC 9/11 takes an inside look at the Bush Administration, beginning with the day of the attacks, and following the President...

Rhino Season (2012) 6.4

Rhino Season (2012)

Storyline:Sahel, a poet from the shah era, and Mina, daughter of a wealthy family, are in love. Also Mina's driver is in love with her, as the revolution approaches. The driver becomes a high rank revolutionary and wi...

The Spy (2019) 6.1

The Spy (2019)

Storyline:Sonja Wigert is a diva and star in Stockholm when WW2 breaks out, rapidly getting attention from the Nazi officer Josef Terboven. She's then recruited by Swedish intelligence as a spy, but Terboven makes her...

Ezer Kenegdo (2017) 5.3

Ezer Kenegdo (2017)

Storyline:Frictions develop when Yisroel "Izzy" Jonigkeyt, a Chassidic Jew from Crown Heights, travels to San Francisco to visit Polish-born Catholic friend Marek Wisniewski with the intent of discovering why a Bay Ar...

One Hundred and One Nights (1995) 6.1

One Hundred and One Nights (1995)

Storyline:Monsieur Cinema, a hundred years old, lives alone in a large villa. His memories fade away, so he engages a young woman to tell him stories about all the movies ever made. Also, a line of movie stars comes t...

One Night with the King (2006) 6.1

One Night with the King (2006)

Storyline:The young Jewish girl, Hadassah, goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, who saves the Jewish nation from annihilation at the hands of its archenemy. Written by Susan Zahn...

The Ashes (1965) 7

The Ashes (1965)

Storyline:Set in the time of Napoleon wars, shows how the wars swept over the unfortunate Polish country at the beginning of the 19th century. Story revolves around the Polish legion under command of General Dabrowski...

Mandingo (1975) 6.3

Mandingo (1975)

Storyline:It's the mid-nineteenth century Louisiana. Falconhurst, a run down plantation, is owned by Warren Maxwell, and largely run by his son, Hammond Maxwell, who walks with a limp due to a childhood accident. Hamm...

Rebellion (2011) 6.9

Rebellion (2011)

Storyline:April 1988, Ouvea island, New Caledonia. 30 policemen held hostage by a group of Kanak separatists. 300 soldiers sent from France to restore order. 2 men face to face: Philippe Legorjus, captain of the GIGN ...

Southside with You (2016) 6.3

Southside with You (2016)

Storyline:Chronicles the 1989 summer afternoon when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady, Michelle Obama, on a first date across Chicago's South Side.User Reviews: I saw...

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (TV Movie 2007) 7.1

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (TV Movie 2007)

Storyline:In the 1880s, after the U. S. Army's defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, the government continues to push Sioux Indians off their land. In Washington, D.C., Senator Henry Dawes introduces legislation...

Sunshine (1999) 7.5

Sunshine (1999)

Storyline:The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a ...