Genre:

History

Year: Before 2010
156 found movie
Sometimes in April 2005

When the Hutu nationalists raised arms against their Tutsi countrymen in Rwanda in April 1994, the violent uprising marked the beginning of one of the darkest times in African history which resulted in the deaths of almost 800,000...

Category: Drama, History, War

Stars: Idris Elba, Carole Karemera, Pamela Nomvete

7.8 IMDB Rating 2,875 Views
The Last Samurai 2003

An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.

Category: Action, Drama, History

Stars: Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Billy Connolly

7.8 IMDB Rating 9,860 Views
The New World 2005

The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer

6.7 IMDB Rating 6,193 Views
Sharpe’s Eagle 1993

Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colours (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by capturing a French Imperial standard: an eagle.

Category: Action, Adventure, History

Stars: Sean Bean,Brian Cox,Daragh O'Malley,Assumpta Serna,Michael Cochrane,David Troughton,Martin Jacobs,Katia Caballero,Michael Mears,John Tams,Jason Salkey,Paul Trussell,Lyndon Davies,Gavan O'Herlihy,David Ashton

8.0 IMDB Rating 2,966 Views
Enemy at the Gates 2001

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.

Category: Action, Drama, History, War

Stars: Jude Law, Ed Harris, Joseph Fiennes

7.6 IMDB Rating 7,896 Views
The Killing Fields 1984

A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody 'Year Zero' cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million 'undesirable' civilians.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich

7.8 IMDB Rating 4,364 Views
The Gathering Storm 2002

Winston Churchill's wilderness years prior to World War II, when only he could see the threat that Adolf Hitler and a rearmed Germany posed to Europe.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Albert Finney, Vanessa Redgrave, Jim Broadbent, Linus Roache

7.5 IMDB Rating 246 Views
Einstein and Eddington 2008

Drama about the development of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity, and Einstein's relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur Eddington, the first physicist to experimentally prove his ideas.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: David Tennant, Richard McCabe, Patrick Kennedy, Ben Uttley

7.3 IMDB Rating 196 Views
The Longest Day 1962

The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.

Category: Action, Drama, History

Stars: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton

7.8 IMDB Rating 3,944 Views
Cold Mountain 2003

In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.

Category: Adventure, Drama, History

Stars: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger

7.2 IMDB Rating 4,111 Views
North and South 1985

Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.

Category: Drama, History, Romantic

Stars: Kirstie Alley, Georg Stanford Brown, David Carradine

8.1 IMDB Rating 2,749 Views
The Conspirator 2010

In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, the Vice-President, and the Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt, 42, owns a boarding house where John Wilkes Booth and others met and planned the simultaneous attacks. Against the ominous back-drop of post-Civil War Washington, newly-minted lawyer, Frederick Aiken, a 28-year-old Union war-hero, reluctantly agrees to defend Surratt before a military tribunal. As the trial unfolds, Aiken realizes his client may be innocent and that she is being used as bait and hostage in order to capture the only conspirator to have escaped a massive manhunt, her own son.

Category: Crime, Drama, History

Stars: James McAvoy,Robin Wright,Kevin Kline,Evan Rachel Wood

6.9 IMDB Rating 2,523 Views
The Mission 1986

Eighteenth-century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.

Category: Adventure, Drama, History

Stars: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally

7.4 IMDB Rating 471 Views
Gallipoli 1981

The story of a group of young Australian men who leave their various backgrounds behind and sign up to join the ANZACs in World War I. They are sent to Gallipoli, where they encounter the resolute Turkish army.

Category: Adventure, Drama, History

Stars: Mark Lee,Bill Kerr,Harold Hopkins,Charles Lathalu Yunipingu,Heath Harris,Ron Graham,Gerda Nicolson,Mel Gibson,Robert Grubb,Tim McKenzie,David Argue,Brian Anderson,Reg Evans,Jack Giddy,Dane Peterson

7.6 IMDB Rating 3,499 Views
Jesus Christ Superstar 1973

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 through the troubled eyes of Judas Iscariot. Too often mis-labeled a musical, this film is a "rock opera." There are no spoken lines, everything is sung.

Category: Drama, History, Musical

Stars: Ted Neeley,Carl Anderson,Yvonne Elliman,Barry Dennen

7.3 IMDB Rating 3,273 Views
Seabiscuit 2003

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.

Category: Drama, History, Sport

Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks

7.3 IMDB Rating 3,731 Views
Nuremberg 2000

Following the defeat of Germany in WWII, the Allies determine that there must be an accounting of German war crimes. Twenty-four Nazis, representative of all sections of military and civilian life are chosen to stand trial for the crimes of conspiracy to commit aggression, commission of aggression, crimes during war and crimes against humanity. The preparations for the trial, the trial itself and its aftermath are shown through the eyes of Chief Prosecutor Robert Jackson and through the eyes of Reichsmarshal Hermann Goering, the ranking Nazi defendant.

Category: Drama, History

Stars: Alec Baldwin,Brian Cox,Christopher Plummer

7.5 IMDB Rating 3,071 Views
Malcolm X 1992

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo

7.7 IMDB Rating 632 Views
Apollo 13 1995

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.

Category: Adventure, Drama, History

Stars: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon

7.6 IMDB Rating 469 Views
Schindler’s List 1993

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

8.9 IMDB Rating 11,562 Views