Category: History

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016) 5.2

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)

Storyline:The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, th...

Jodhaa Akbar (2008) 7.6

Jodhaa Akbar (2008)

Storyline:Jodhaa Akbar is a sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal Emperor, Akbar and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa. Politically, success knew no bounds ...

Coup d’Etat (1973) 7.1

Coup d’Etat (1973)

Storyline:Ikka Kita is a revolutionary, who suffers when he is brought his younger brother's clothes, still smeared with his blood. Ikka's brother followed the revoltionary's precept and acted, attempting on the life of ...

The Alamo (2004) 6

The Alamo (2004)

Storyline:Historical drama detailing the 1835-36 Texas revolution before, during, and after the famous siege of the Alamo (February 23-March 6, 1836) where 183 Texans (American-born Texans) and Tejanos (Mexican-born Texa...

Anna and the King (1999) 6.7

Anna and the King (1999)

Storyline:This is the story of Anna Leonowens, the English schoolteacher who came to Siam in the 1860s to teach the children of King Mongkut. She becomes involved in his affairs, from the tragic plight of a young concubi...

The Last King of Scotland (2006) 7.7

The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Storyline:In the early 1970s Nicholas Garrigan, a young semi-idealistic Scottish doctor, comes to Uganda to assist in a rural hospital. Once there he soon meets up with the new President, Idi Amin, who promises a golden ...

Tula: The Revolt (2013) 5.5

Tula: The Revolt (2013)

Storyline:'Tula, The Revolt' is an international English spoken feature length movie about the leader of the big slave uprising on the island of Curacao, a Dutch colony in 1795. 'Tula The Revolt' tells the true story of ...

The Medieval Trip (TV Movie 2013) 3.3

The Medieval Trip (TV Movie 2013)

Storyline:Filmed entirely in Stereoscopic 3D and on location in Hungary, one of the most medieval countries in the world, the Medieval Trip 3D is a joust, a tournament, a banquet , a battle for survival and much more. Ex...

Never Look Away (2018) 7.7

Never Look Away (2018)

Storyline:Young artist Kurt Barnert (Tom Schilling) has fled to West-Germany, but he continues to be tormented by the experiences he made in his childhood and youth in the Nazi years and during the GDR-regime. When he me...

The Gatekeepers (2012) 7.6

The Gatekeepers (2012)

Storyline:A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets.User Reviews: Like it or not--and some ...

Bodyguards and Assassins (2009) 6.8

Bodyguards and Assassins (2009)

Storyline:In 1905, revolutionist Sun Yat-Sen visits Hong Kong to discuss plans with Tongmenghui members to overthrow the Qing dynasty. But when they find out that assassins have been sent to kill him, they assemble a gro...

Frost/Nixon (2008) 7.7

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Storyline:Writer Peter Morgan's legendary battle between Richard Nixon, the disgraced president with a legacy to save, and David Frost, a jet-setting television personality with a name to make, in the story of the histor...

Frank and Ava (2018) 5

Frank and Ava (2018)

Storyline:The steel line of sex and tension is palpable throughout this harrowing and heart-stirring Hollywood romance between Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner. It's 1949 and Sinatra, the former king of swoon who once encha...

The Emperor of Paris (2018) 6.3

The Emperor of Paris (2018)

Storyline:Under the reign of Napoleon, François Vidocq, the only man who escaped from the greatest penal colony of the country, is a legend of the low-Parisian fund. Left for dead after his last spectacular escape, the e...

Rome (TV Series 2005–2007) 8.8

Rome (TV Series 2005–2007)

Storyline:In this British historical drama, the turbulent transition from Roman republic to autocratic empire, which changed world history through civil war and wars of conquest, is sketched both from the aristocratic vi...

Castles in the Sky (2014) 6.9

Castles in the Sky (2014)

Storyline:It is the mid-1930s and the storm clouds of WWII are forming in Germany. This film charts the work of Robert Watson Watt, the pioneer of Radar, and his hand-picked team of eccentric yet brilliant meteorologists...

Last Hero in China (1993) 6.8

Last Hero in China (1993)

Storyline:Jet Li stars in this comic spectacle as a Chinese "Robin Hood" who stumbles upon a kidnapping scheme after unwittingly opening a martial arts school next to a brothel! Written by Towne 3, San Jo...

Seabiscuit (2003) 7.3

Seabiscuit (2003)

Storyline:It's the Depression, and everyone needs to hold onto a dream to get them through the bad times. Car maker Charles Howard is no different, he who is trying to rebuild his life after the tragic death of his only ...

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 <[email protected]

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 most m...

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 find...

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 Frontier ...

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 thro...

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 the...