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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 32,048 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
The Crown 2016–

Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century.

Category: Drama, History, Series

Stars: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Olivia Colman

8,7 IMDB Rating 14,757 Views
Project Blue Book 2019–

The story of the real-life, U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena from 1947-70.

Category: History, Mystery, Series

Stars: Aidan Gillen, Michael Malarkey, Laura Mennell, Ksenia Solo

7.6 IMDB Rating 13,341 Views
Pearl Harbor 2001

Pearl Harbor is a classic tale of romance set during a war that complicates everything. It all starts when childhood friends Rafe and Danny become Army Air Corps pilots and meet Evelyn, a Navy nurse. Rafe falls head over heels and next thing you know Evelyn and Rafe are hooking up. Then Rafe volunteers to go fight in Britain and Evelyn and Danny get transferred to Pearl Harbor. While Rafe is off fighting everything gets completely whack and next thing you know everybody is in the middle of an air raid we now know as "Pearl Harbor."

Category: Action, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Ben Affleck,Josh Hartnett,Kate Beckinsale,William Lee Scott

6.1 IMDB Rating 10,136 Views
12 Strong 2018

12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down for the Taliban.

Category: Action, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña

7,0 IMDB Rating 9,821 Views
Dunkirk 2017

Allierade soldater från Belgien, det brittiska imperiet och Frankrike är omgivna av den tyska armén, och evakueras under en våldsam strid under andra världskriget.

Category: Action, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance

8,3 IMDB Rating 9,383 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
When They See Us 2019

Chronicle the true story of a notorious case of five black teenagers who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Series

Stars: Jovan Adepo, Reginald L. Barnes, Asante Blackk

7.0 IMDB Rating 8,688 Views
The Borgias 2011–2013

Following the Borgia family as they rise to power in the Roman Catholic church. Rodrigo Borgia uses bribery, with the help of his son, to secure his position as Pope Alexander VI. But he has gained enemies in the College of Cardinals, who begin to plot against him. He must find alliances.

Category: Crime, Drama, History, Series

Stars: Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Peter Sullivan

7.9 IMDB Rating 8,366 Views
First Man 2018

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke

7,7 IMDB Rating 8,268 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
Zodiac 2007

A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. We follow the investigators and reporters in this lightly fictionalized account of the true 1970's case as they search for the murderer, becoming obsessed with the case. Based on Robert Graysmith's book, the movie's focus is the lives and careers of the detectives and newspaper people.

Category: Crime, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal,Mark Ruffalo,Anthony Edwards,Robert Downey Jr.

7.7 IMDB Rating 7,898 Views
The Patriot 2000

It is 1776 in colonial South Carolina. Benjamin Martin, a French-Indian war hero who is haunted by his past, now wants nothing more than to live peacefully on his small plantation, and wants no part of a war with the most powerful nation in the world, Great Britain. Meanwhile, his two eldest sons, Gabriel and Thomas, can't wait to enlist in the newly formed "Continental Army." When South Carolina decides to join the rebellion against England, Gabriel immediately signs up to fight...without his father's permission. But when Colonel William Tavington, British dragoon, infamous for his brutal tactics, comes and burns the Martin Plantation to the ground, tragedy strikes. Benjamin quickly finds himself torn between protecting his family, and seeking revenge along with being a part of the birth of a new, young, and ambitious nation.

Category: Action, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Mel Gibson,Heath Ledger,Joely Richardson,Jason Isaacs

7.1 IMDB Rating 7,725 Views
The Impossible 2012

A regular family - Maria (Naomi Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor) and their three kids - travel to Thailand to spend Christmas. They get an upgrade to a villa on the coastline. After settling in and exchanging gifts, they go to the pool, like so many other tourists. A perfect paradise vacation until a distant noise becomes a roar. There is no time to escape from the tsunami; Maria and her eldest are swept one way, Henry and the youngest another. Who will survive, and what will become of them?

Category: Drama, History, Movies, Thriller

Stars: Naomi Watts,Ewan McGregor,Tom Holland,Samuel Joslin

7.6 IMDB Rating 7,615 Views
The Bank Heist 2018

Bank heist movie in the vein of "End of Watch" meets "Black Hawk Down".

Category: Action, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Nicolas Cage, Sophie Skelton, Michael Rainey Jr.

4,8 IMDB Rating 7,359 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
Black Hawk Down 2001

Action/war drama based on the best-selling book detailing a near-disastrous mission in Somalia on October 3, 1993. On this date nearly 100 U.S. Army Rangers, commanded by Capt. Mike Steele, were dropped by helicopter deep into the capital city of Mogadishu to capture two top lieutenants of a Somali warlord. This led to a large and drawn-out firefight between the Army Ranges, US Special Forces, and hundreds of Somali gunmen; resulting in the destruction of two U.S. Black Hawk helicopters. The film focuses on the heroic efforts of various Rangers to get to the downed black hawks, centering on SSG Eversmann, leading the Ranger unit Chalk Four to the first black hawk crash site, Chief Warrant Officer Durant who was captured after being the only survivor of the second black hawk crash, as well as many others who were involved.

Category: Drama, History, War

Stars: Josh Hartnett,Ewan McGregor,Tom Sizemore,Eric Bana,William Fichtner,Ewen Bremner,Sam Shepard,Gabriel Casseus,Kim Coates,Hugh Dancy,Ron Eldard,Ioan Gruffudd,Tom Guiry,Charlie Hofheimer,Danny Hoch

7.7 IMDB Rating 6,739 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, Movies

Stars: Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Billy Connolly

7,7 IMDB Rating 6,582 Views
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 6,471 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
Arthdal Chronicles 2019

Arthdal Chronicles depicts the birth of civilization and nations in ancient times. It is a story of mythical heroes, their struggle, unity and love of people living in a virtual land called Arth.

Category: Drama, Fantasy, History, Series

Stars: Joong-Ki Song, Ji-won Kim, Dong-Gun Jang

7,2 IMDB Rating 6,394 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 Convent 2018

During the 17th Century a young woman is saved from execution and led to a priory to repent her sins but discovers a greater evil lies within.

Category: History, Horror, Movies

Stars: Michael Ironside, Rosie Day, Clare Higgins, Hannah Arterton

6.4 IMDB Rating 6,331 Views