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Hotel Rwanda 2004

During the 1990s, some of the worst atrocities in the history of mankind took place in the country of Rwanda--and in an era of high-speed communication and round the clock news, the events went almost unnoticed by the rest of the world. In only three months, one million people were brutally murdered. In the face of these unspeakable actions, inspired by his love for his family, an ordinary man summons extraordinary courage to save the lives of over a thousand helpless refugees, by granting them shelter in the hotel he manages.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Don Cheadle,Xolani Mali,Desmond Dube,Hakeem Kae-Kazim

8.1 IMDB Rating 6,430 Views
Reign of Assassins 2010

Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk's remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place, and thus places herself in mortal danger because a team of assassins is in a deadly pursuit to possess the remains which holds an ancient power-wielding secret.

Category: Action, History, Movies

Stars: Michelle Yeoh,Woo-sung Jung,Xueqi Wang,Barbie Hsu

6.9 IMDB Rating 2,069 Views
The Good Shepherd 2006

Laconic and self-contained, Edward Wilson heads CIA covert operations during the Bay of Pigs. The agency suspects that Castro was tipped, so Wilson looks for the leak. As he investigates, he recalls, in a series of flashbacks, his father's death, student days at Yale (poetry; Skull and Bones), recruitment into the fledgling OSS, truncated affairs, a shotgun marriage, cutting his teeth on spy craft in London, distance from his son, the emergence of the Cold War, and relationships with agency, British, and Soviet counterparts. We watch his idealism give way to something else: disclosing the nature of that something else is at the heart of the film's narration as he closes in on the leak.

Category: Drama, History, Thriller

2,079 Views
The Zookeepers Wife 2017

War brews over Warsaw in 1939, and while life is still running its course, the Germans are slowly beginning to make their presence felt, with Hitler secretly preparing for the German invasion of Poland. Under those circumstances, the young couple of Jan and Antonina Zabinski continue their daily routine as owners and keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, but soon, as German Luftwaffe's Stukas hammer the Polish capital, their life's work together with the city, will turn to ashes. However, with the zoo liquidated for the war effort and many of its animals tragically perished, what was once an animals' zoo, will now serve as a sanctuary where Antonina, the humanist veterinarian, and Jan can hide the persecuted Polish Jews in plain sight until safe houses are found. That was Jan and Antonina's formidable, yet perilous plan, who regardless of the consequences, refused to wither before the Nazi menace, took matters into their own hands and sheltered 300 Jews under the Germans' noses.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

7 IMDB Rating 2,857 Views
Tulen morsian

Anna är en 16 - åring i en by där kvinnor är anklagade för trolldom. Den är baserad på häxjakt på Åland, i Finland på 1600-talet.

Category: Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Magnus Krepper, Antti Reini, Tuulia Eloranta

6.0 IMDB Rating 2,327 Views
Soldier Blue 1970

After a cavalry group is massacred by the Cheyenne, only two survivors remain: Honus, a naive private devoted to his duty, and Cresta, a young woman who had lived with the Cheyenne two years and whose sympathies lie more with them than with the US government. Together, they must try to reach the cavalry's main base camp. As they travel onward, Honus is torn between his growing affection for Cresta, and his disgust for her anti-American beliefs. They reach the cavalry campsite on the eve of an attack on a Cheyenne village, where Honus will learn which side has really been telling him the truth.

Category: History, Western

Stars: Candice Bergen,Peter Strauss,Donald Pleasence,John Anderson,Jorge Rivero,Dana Elcar,Bob Carraway,Martin West,James Hampton,Mort Mills,Jorge Russek,Aurora Clavel,Ralph Nelson

1,828 Views
911 Loose Change Second 2005

An exploration of the viewpoint that the September 11, 2001 attacks were planned by the United States government.

Category: Documentary, History, Mystery

Stars: N/A

7.2 IMDB Rating 2,802 Views
History of the World in 2 Hours 2011

A rapid-fire history of our world, from the beginning of time as we know it to present day. This two-hour CGI-driven special delves into the key turning points: the formation of earth, emergence of life, spread of man and the growth of civilization--and reveals their surprising connections to our world today.

Category: History

Stars: Corey Burton,Alex Flippenko,Peter Ward,Clifford Johnson,Jonathan Markley,Russell Shapiro,Glen MacDonald,Jonathan Cohen,Robert Bakker,Trevor Valle,Nicole Waguespack,John Shea,Todd Surovell,Craig Benjamin,Martin K.A. Morgan

6.9 IMDB Rating 1,028 Views
The Vietnam War 2017

Epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in history as never told before on film. Visceral and immersive, exploring the human dimensions of the war through revelatory testimony of nearly 80 witnesses.

Category: Documentary, History, Series, War

Stars: Peter Coyote, Huy Duc, Duong Van Mai Elliott

9,2 IMDB Rating 8,886 Views
The Front Runner 2018

American Senator Gary Hart's presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he's caught in a scandalous love affair.

Category: Drama, History, Movies, Thriller

Stars: Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons

6,5 IMDB Rating 3,647 Views
The Accountant of Auschwitz 2018

Seventy years after WWII, Oskar Gröning, one of the last surviving members of the SS, goes on trial as an accessory to the murder of 300,000 people at the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Category: Documentary, History

Stars: Jeff Ansell, Hedy Bohm, Hans-Jürgen Brennecke

6,9 IMDB Rating 3,175 Views
Greatest Events of WWII in Colour 2019

A series of colorized archive footage of important events during World War II.

Category: Documentary, History, Series, War

Stars: Derek Jacobi, James Holland, Geoffrey Wawro

9,0 IMDB Rating 3,673 Views
History 101 2020–

It is a new type of history show for a new type of audience: Big History delivered in an unadulterated hit of premium archive and jaw-dropping infographics.

Category: History, Series

718 Views
Evita 1996

High-flying, adored! The film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical depicting the infamous real-life story of Eva "Evita" Duarte de Peron, the wife of President Juan Peron, who rose from poverty to become the most famous Argentine woman in history. Her huge political influence and constant charity works earned her scorn and fear from the military and upper classes but adoration and love from the workers and descamisados. Evita's legendary life is displayed before your eyes as the most hated and most beloved woman in Argentina.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Madonna,Antonio Banderas,Jonathan Pryce,Jimmy Nail

6.3 IMDB Rating 1,435 Views
World Trade Center 2006

On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the wreckage while the rescue teams fight to save them.

Category: Drama, History, Movies, Thriller

Stars: Nicolas Cage,Maria Bello,Connor Paolo,Anthony Piccininni

6.0 IMDB Rating 6,160 Views
Spotlight 2015

When the Boston Globe's tenacious "Spotlight" team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world.

Category: Crime, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Mark Ruffalo,Michael Keaton,Rachel McAdams,Liev Schreiber

8.1 IMDB Rating 3,595 Views
The Watsons Go to Birmingham 2013

Set in the Summer of 1963, Flint, Michigan is home to the Watsons, a close knit "All American Family" made up of Daniel and Wilona Watson, (Harris and Rose) and their three kids, 15 year-old juvenile delinquent Byron (Knight), nerdy 11 year-old Kenny (Jenkins) and eight year-old adorable sister Joetta (Jackson). When Byron's antics go over the top, his parents realize enough is enough and they decide the family needs a dose of Grandma Sands (Richardson) no nonsense approach in Birmingham, Alabama. So the Watsons load up the 1948 Plymouth Brown Bomber outfitted with a true tone Ultra-Glide turntable and head South with plenty of comedy en route. When they finally make it to Birmingham, they meet Grandma Sands and her friend, Mr. Robert (Grier), who show them around town and the Watsons discover that life is very different there than in Flint - and not necessarily for the better. During that historic summer, the Watsons find themselves caught up in something far bigger than Byron's antics. Something that will change their lives and country forever.

Category: Family, History, Kids, Movies

Stars: Bryce Clyde Jenkins,Harrison Knight,Skai Jackson,Anika Noni Rose

6.4 IMDB Rating 926 Views
The Dancer 2016

There was nothing in her background to prepare Loïe to become the toast of the Folies Bergères in Paris and stages across the world. Then she created the 'Serpentine Dance'... 1887. After the death of her gold prospector father, 25-year-old Marie-Louise leaves her life in the American West to join her mother in New York and pursue her heart's dream - becoming an actress. One night on stage, becoming tangled in her long dress, she avoids falling by spinning the fabric in a graceful, magical gesture: the "Serpentine Dance" is born. The audience - shocked, then overwhelmed - calls out for more. Marie-Louise has become Loïe Fuller. She embarks on a new, hectic life, leaving New York, where imitators try to steal her radical innovations, for Paris. At the Folies Bergères, she dazzles the capital, and illustrious admirers fall at her feet. Toulouse Lautrec, the Lumière Brothers, Rodin... the Electric Fairy becomes an icon, the blazing symbol of a generation. But fame isn't all. An encounter with the young, spellbinding Isadora Duncan will disrupt her turbulent love affair with Louis and her complex relationship with her devoted assistant Gabrielle, and risk the very essence of her art.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Soko,Gaspard Ulliel,Mélanie Thierry,Lily-Rose Depp

6.6 IMDB Rating 1,612 Views
Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo 2017

At the heart of the Apollo program was the special band of brothers in Mission Control. The feature documentary film Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo tells their stories, describing the rural homesteads and smokestack towns they came from, and the remarkable team they became. The film consists of interviews with those who worked in Mission Control and astronauts, enhanced by extraordinary archive, stunning VFX and an original orchestral score. The film covers the first journeys to the moon by Apollo 8 and Apollo 11, and the huge effort required to save the crew of Apollo 13.

Category: Documentary, History

Stars: N/A

8.6 IMDB Rating 2,471 Views
Hjältarna från Telemarken 1965

Set in German-occupied Norway, this is an embellished account of the remarkable efforts of the Norwegian resistance to sabotage the German development of the atomic bomb. Resistance fighter Knut Straud enlists the reluctant physicist Rolf Pedersen in an effort to destroy the German heavy water production plant near the village of Rjukan in rural Telemark. In the process, Pedersen discovers that his ex-wife Anna and her uncle have also joined the resistance. British commandos dispatched to destroy the plant are killed when their glider hits the mountainside at night. An improvised raid by the resistance ends in the partial destruction of the heavy water canisters, but the contingency plans of Reichskommissar Terboven enable the Germans to resume production quickly. Pedersen wants to recommend to London that the Allies bomb the plant. Straud opposes him because of the potential death toll on Norwegian civilians and a fight ensues. They send in separate recommendations, and the air raid takes place, but it fails to destroy the heavy water. A Norwegian traitor gives away the resistance hideout, and Anna's uncle is killed. The Germans load the canisters onto a ferry for shipment to Germany, and the resistance rig explosives to sink the ferry in the fjord. As the ferry is about to leave, it is boarded by the widow and baby of one of Pedersen's and Straud's colleagues. Pedersen boards the ferry and organizes a children's game of "lifejacket" in order to minimize civilian deaths. The film closes with resistance members rescuing passengers as the ferry sinks.

Category: Action, Drama, History

Stars: Kirk Douglas,Richard Harris,Ulla Jacobsson,Michael Redgrave

6.4 IMDB Rating 1,624 Views
Syskonbädd 1782 1966

Sweden in 1782. A young nobleman, named Jacob (Per Oscarsson) returns from France to his home and cherished sister Charlotte (Bibi Andersson) who is engaged to Baron Alsameden (Jarl Kulle). The siblings close relationship becomes incestuous and with fear that the disclosure of Charlotte's pregnancy will make society view them as libertines, the lovers ultimately choose to part, Jacob decides to leave the country and Charlotte if left to marry the Baron.

Category: Drama, History, Romantic

Stars: Bibi Andersson,Per Oscarsson,Jarl Kulle,Tina Hedström

7.1 IMDB Rating 1,091 Views
K-19: The Widowmaker 2002

The story of USSR's first nuclear ballistic submarine, which suffered a malfunction in its nuclear reactor on its maiden voyage in the North Atlantic in 1961. The submarine's crew, led by the unyielding Captain Alexi Vostrikov, races against time to prevent a Chernobyl-like nuclear disaster which threatens not only the lives of his crew, but has the potential to ignite a world war between the super powers.

Category: Drama, History, Thriller

Stars: Sam Spruell,Peter Stebbings,Christian Camargo,Roman Podhora,Sam Redford,Steve Nicolson,Liam Neeson,Ravil Isyanov,Tim Woodward,Lex Shrapnel,Shaun Benson,Kris Holden-Ried,Dmitry Chepovetsky,Christopher Redman,Tygh Runyan

6.5 IMDB Rating 2,391 Views
Robin Hood The Rebellion 2018

With his true love captured by the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham, the legendary Robin Hood and his crew of outlaws execute a daring rescue to save her.

Category: Action, Adventure, History, Movies

Stars: Martyn Ford, Brian Blessed, Kristian Nairn

4,1 IMDB Rating 5,648 Views
Sobibor 2018

"Sobibor" is based on the history of the Sobibór extermination camp uprising during WWII and Soviet officer Alexander Pechersky. When he was a POW in Sobibor, he managed to do the impossible - to organize a revolt and mass escape of the prisoners. Many of the escapees were later caught and died - the rest led by Pechersky managed to join the partisans. Script based on the book by Ilya Vasiliev: "Alexander Pechersky: Breakthrough to Immortality"

Category: Drama, History, Movies, War

Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Christopher Lambert, Mariya Kozhevnikova, Michalina Olszanska

6.3 IMDB Rating 5,822 Views
Macbeth 2015

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Category: Drama, History, Movies, War

Stars: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jack Madigan

6,6 IMDB Rating 2,037 Views