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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 3,718 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 8,949 Views
Warrior 2019–

Set against the backdrop of San Francisco's Chinatown in the aftermath of the Civil War, Warrior tells the story of a young martial arts prodigy, newly arrived from China, who finds himself caught up in the bloody Chinatown Tong wars.

Category: Action, Drama, History, Series

Stars: Jason Tobin, Andrew Koji, Olivia Cheng

9,3 IMDB Rating 19,256 Views
Hamilton 2020

The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Filmed live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theatre with the original Broadway cast.

Category: Biography, Drama, Filmer, History, Movies

Stars: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Daveed Diggs, Leslie Odom Jr.

9,0 IMDB Rating 462 Views
Dark Side Of The Ring 2019–

From backstage controversies to mysterious deaths and unsolved homicides, this series explores the darkest stories from the golden age of professional wrestling, and tries to find truth at the intersection of fantasy and reality.

Category: Drama, History, Series

Stars: Dutch Mantell, Bruce Prichard, James E. Cornette

9,3 IMDB Rating 3,314 Views
Schindlers List 1993

Oskar Schindler is a vainglorious and greedy German businessman who becomes an unlikely humanitarian amid the barbaric German Nazi reign when he feels compelled to turn his factory into a refuge for Jews. Based on the true story of Oskar Schindler who managed to save about 1100 Jews from being gassed at the Auschwitz concentration camp, it is a testament to the good in all of us.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Liam Neeson,Ben Kingsley,Ralph Fiennes,Caroline Goodall,Jonathan Sagall,Embeth Davidtz,Malgorzata Gebel,Shmuel Levy,Mark Ivanir,Béatrice Macola,Andrzej Seweryn,Friedrich von Thun,Krzysztof Luft,Harry Nehring,Norbert Weisser

8.9 IMDB Rating 8,082 Views
A Girl Named Jo 2019–

Two girls from opposite sides of the tracks begin to unravel a dark chapter in Attaway's past.

Category: Drama, History, Mystery, Series

Stars: Annie LeBlanc, Addison Riecke, Bella Shepard

8.7 IMDB Rating 1,200 Views
Deadwood 2019

A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.

Category: Crime, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant, Robin Weigert, Brad Dourif

8.7 IMDB Rating 6,467 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 2,480 Views
Capsule 2015

Guy is an experienced British fighter pilot who is in command of Britain's first manned mission to space. He has trained for this for three years at the height of the Cold War and now he is alone in space with a malfunctioning capsule. He has limited contact with the UK, some unusual communication with the US and some unorthodox communication with Tyuratam deep in Soviet Russia. Who will help him? Will he make the right choice?

Category: Drama, History, Sci-Fi

Stars: Edmund Kingsley,Lisa Greenwood,David Wayman,Nigel Barber

8.4 IMDB Rating 2,953 Views
They Shall Not Grow Old 2018

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.

Category: Documentary, History, Movies, War

Stars: Peter Jackson

8.4 IMDB Rating 6,385 Views
The Act of Killing 2012

A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.

Category: Crime, Documentary, History

Stars: Anwar Congo,Herman Koto,Syamsul Arifin,Ibrahim Sinik,Yapto Soerjosoemarno,Safit Pardede,Jusuf Kalla,Adi Zulkadry,Soaduon Siregar,Suryono,Haji Marzuki,Haji Anif,Rahmat Shah,Sakhyan Asmara

8.3 IMDB Rating 3,111 Views
The Viking War 2019

Ingrid and her siblings are on the run from the Beserkers who have begun invading the villages, taking over, savagely using the residents on a game where they vs a Beserker, and if they win, they get to survive - only, no one ever wins. The siblings are trying to escape the Beserkers after they violently murdered and took over their town. However, the Beserkers are on their trail, and want to put them in the game.

Category: History, Movies

Stars: Darcie Lincoln, Peter Cosgrove, Victor Toth, Georgia Wood

8.3 IMDB Rating 5,014 Views
Downfall 2004

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Soviet Armies closing in from the west and south. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his Generals and advisers to fight to the last man. "Downfall" explores these final days of the Reich, where senior German leaders (such as Himmler and Goring) began defecting from their beloved Fuhrer, in an effort to save their own lives, while still others (Joseph Goebbels) pledge to die with Hitler. Hitler, himself, degenerates into a paranoid shell of a man, full of optimism one moment and suicidal depression the next. When the end finally does comes, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Bruno Ganz,Alexandra Maria Lara,Corinna Harfouch,Ulrich Matthes

8.3 IMDB Rating 6,029 Views
Airlift 2016

It is in this scenario that Ranjit Katyal (played by Akshay Kumar), a wealthy and powerful Indian businessman, who has always seen himself as a Kuwaiti, rather than an Indian, realizes that he no longer wields any influence on the Iraqis, and that he and his family are in as much danger as anyone else. Ranjit unknowingly becomes the man who all 170,000 Indians look up to for getting them out safely from Kuwait. Airlift is the story of Indians stranded in Kuwait during this traumatic time. A story of how they, with the help of Ranjit Katyal, managed to survive the Iraqi invasion, and against all odds traveled a thousand kilometers across the border into Amman, Jordan. From Amman, 170,000 Indians were brought home by the largest and the most successful evacuation ever attempted by any country, in the history of the world. Over 59 days, the Indian government systematically flew over 488 Air India commercial flights into a war zone to evacuate all 170,000 Indians and safely bring them back home. Airlift is an uplifting and entertaining edge-of-the-seat thriller and is the story of the biggest ever human evacuation in the history of mankind.

Category: Action, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Akshay Kumar,Nimrat Kaur,Kumud Mishra,Prakash Belawadi

8.3 IMDB Rating 2,967 Views
An Adventure in Space and Time 2013

In 1963 Sydney Newman, progressive head of BBC TV's drama department, wants to fill a Saturday tea-time slot with a show with youth appeal and hits on the idea of an august figure, like a doctor, leading a group of companions on time travel adventures. He engages inexperienced young producer Verity Lambert to expand the idea. Fighting sexist and racial bigotry Verity and young Indian director Waris Hussein persuade crusty character actor William Hartnell to play the doctor figure and, despite technical hiccups and competition with coverage of the Kennedy assassination, the first episode of 'Doctor Who' is born. As the show becomes a success Hartnell displays an obsession with his character but, after three years, ill health catches up with him and he starts to forget lines. Newman tells him that Doctor Who will 'regenerate' and he will be replaced by younger actor Patrick Troughton. Though attached to the part and reluctant to give it up Hartnell wishes every success to Troughton, the first of several actors to play a part which will endure for fifty years.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: David Bradley,Ross Gurney-Randall,Roger May,Sam Hoare

8.3 IMDB Rating 1,172 Views
Poldark 2015–

Ross Poldark returns home after American Revolutionary War and rebuilds his life with a new business venture, making new enemies and finding a new love where he least expects it.

Category: Drama, History, Romantic, Series

Stars: Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Jack Farthing

8.3 IMDB Rating 35,145 Views
The Last Kingdom 2015–

As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred - born a Saxon but raised by Vikings - seeks to claim his ancestral birthright.

Category: Action, Drama, History, Series

Stars: Alexander Dreymon, Eliza Butterworth, Ian Hart, David Dawson

8.3 IMDB Rating 32,051 Views
Zeitgeist 2007

This film gathers information from many sources and puts it together in a way that shows it is possible for people to be manipulated by large institutions, governments and economic powers. It is divided into 3 parts. 1. Religion: Pagan astrological beliefs compared to modern and ancient religions. (9:35-35:53) 2. 9/11: An overview of the numerous questionable aspects of this immensely important event. (35:54-1:09:16) 3. The Federal Reserve Bank: A history of its formation and ability to control the economy. (1:09:17-1:56:23) With many news clips from tragic events in history, audio excerpts from those who believe people are being misled about the level of freedom they have.

Category: Documentary, History, Movies

Stars: Chogyam Trungpa,Jordan Maxwell,George Carlin,Bill Hicks

8.2 IMDB Rating 2,462 Views
Baltu Ciltis 2018

These are religious rituals, magical and true, the Battle of Saule, the Crusaders battles, our ancestors fiery battles for the free land. Who were the last pagans of Europe and who did they believe?

Category: Documentary, Drama, Filmer, History, Movies

Stars: Lauma Balode, Kaspars Anins, Kristaps Bedritis, Arnis Hagendorfs

8.2 IMDB Rating 163 Views
The Fog of War 2003

Former corporate whiz kid Robert McNamara was the controversial Secretary of Defense in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, during the height of the Vietnam War. This Academy Award-winning documentary, augmented by archival footage, gives the conflicted McNamara a platform on which he attempts to confront his and the U.S. government's actions in Southeast Asia in light of the horrors of modern warfare, the end of ideology and the punitive judgment of history.

Category: Documentary, History, War

Stars: Robert McNamara

8.2 IMDB Rating 1,854 Views
Gone with the Wind 1939

Scarlett is a woman who can deal with a nation at war, Atlanta burning, the Union Army carrying off everything from her beloved Tara, the carpetbaggers who arrive after the war. Scarlett is beautiful. She has vitality. But Ashley, the man she has wanted for so long, is going to marry his placid cousin, Melanie. Mammy warns Scarlett to behave herself at the party at Twelve Oaks. There is a new man there that day, the day the Civil War begins. Rhett Butler. Scarlett does not know he is in the room when she pleads with Ashley to choose her instead of Melanie.

Category: Drama, History, Movies, Romantic

Stars: Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O'Neil, Vivien Leigh, Evelyn Keyes

8.2 IMDB Rating 4,205 Views
Woodstock 1970

An intimate look at the Woodstock Music & Art Festival held in Bethel, NY in 1969, from preparation through cleanup, with historic access to insiders, blistering concert footage, and portraits of the concertgoers; negative and positive aspects are shown, from drug use by performers to naked fans sliding in the mud, from the collapse of the fences by the unexpected hordes to the surreal arrival of National Guard helicopters with food and medical assistance for the impromptu city of 500,000.

Category: Documentary, History, Movies, Music

Stars: Richie Havens,Joan Baez,The Who,Sha-Na-Na

8.1 IMDB Rating 1,412 Views
Hacksaw Ridge 2016

World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.

Category: Biography, Drama, Filmer, History

Stars: Andrew Garfield, Richard Pyros, Jacob Warner, Milo Gibson

8.1 IMDB Rating 2,082 Views
12 Years a Slave 2013

Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty personified by a malevolent slave owner, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon's chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor,Dwight Henry,Dickie Gravois,Bryan Batt

8.1 IMDB Rating 7,213 Views