History Movies
Bonhoeffer (2021)

Bonhoeffer (2021)

Bonhoeffer (2021)
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German pastor, theologian, spy, anti-Nazi dissident, and key founding member of the Confessing Church. His writings on Christianity’s role in the secular world have become widely…

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If I Were King (1938)

If I Were King (1938)

If I Were King (1938)
IMDb: 7.1
101

King Louis XI masquerades as a commoner in Paris, seeking out the treachery he is sure lurks in his kingdom. At a local tavern, he overhears the brash poet François…

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Roe v. Wade (2021)

Roe v. Wade (2021)

Roe v. Wade (2021)
IMDb: 4.3
N/A

Dr. Bernard Nathanson and Dr. Mildred Jefferson square off in a national battle in this untold conspiracy that led to the most famous and controversial court case in history.

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Genre: Drama, History
UNLADYLIKE: The Change Makers (2020)

UNLADYLIKE: The Change Makers (2020)

UNLADYLIKE: The Change Makers (2020)
IMDb: N/A
54

Timed with the 2020 women’s suffrage centennial, American Masters – Unladylike2020: The Changemakers takes a look at women whose courage and tenacity 100 years ago shaped the political life…

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Eps6 Barbarians

Barbarians

Barbarians
TMDb: 7.4
45 min

Three people’s fates are interwoven in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 A.D., during which Germanic warriors halt the spread of the Roman Empire.

Status: Returning Series
Homesick (2021)

Homesick (2021)

Homesick (2021)
IMDb: N/A
112

A university student returns home to self-isolate during the lockdown. He’s totally alone, he’s caught the virus and in order to cope, he’s started to talk to himself.

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Comic Book Confidential (1989)

Comic Book Confidential (1989)

Comic Book Confidential (1989)
IMDb: 7.1
90

In the 20th century, no artistic medium in North America with so much potential for creative expression has had a more turbulent history plagued with less respect than comic books….

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The Fifteen Streets (1989)

The Fifteen Streets (1989)

The Fifteen Streets (1989)
IMDb: 7.0
104

In northern England around 1900, the worker John O’Brien lives near poverty in a small house in the worker’s district. He falls in love with Mary, the teacher of his…

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Romero (1989)

Romero (1989)

Romero (1989)
IMDb: 7.1
105

Romero is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social injustice…

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Roadkill (1989)

Roadkill (1989)

Roadkill (1989)
IMDb: 6.7
85

Ramona works in a concert agency and is sent after the rock band ‘Children of Paradise’ who have disappeared. Since she can’t drive, she has to take the train and…

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Old Gringo (1989)

Old Gringo (1989)

Old Gringo (1989)
IMDb: 5.8
120

When school teacher Harriet Winslow goes to Mexico to teach, she is kidnapped by Gen. Tomas Arroyo and his revolutionaries. An aging American, Ambrose “Old Gringo” Bierce also in Mexico,…

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The French Revolution (1989)

The French Revolution (1989)

The French Revolution (1989)
IMDb: 7.6
320

A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France’s debt problem. The first part of…

A City of Sadness (1989)

A City of Sadness (1989)

A City of Sadness (1989)
IMDb: 7.9
159

Soon after Japan relinquishes control of Taiwan in 1945, the Lin brothers face hardships from the changing culture. Bar owner Wen-heung, the eldest brother, falls foul of local gangsters, Wen-sun…

Genre: Drama, History
The Winter War (1989)

The Winter War (1989)

The Winter War (1989)
IMDb: 7.7
189

Russia attacked Finland in late November 1939. This film tells the story of a Finnish platoon of reservists from the municipality of Kauhava in the province of Pohjanmaa/Ostrobothnia who leave…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Scandal (1989)

Scandal (1989)

Scandal (1989)
IMDb: 6.5
115

An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties…

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Genre: Drama, History
Triumph of the Spirit (1989)

Triumph of the Spirit (1989)

Triumph of the Spirit (1989)
IMDb: 6.9
120

Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted…

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Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)

Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)

Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
IMDb: 6.5
127

This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.

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Henry V (1989)

Henry V (1989)

Henry V (1989)
IMDb: 7.5
137

Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare’s play about the English King’s bloody conquest of France.

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For All Mankind (1989)

For All Mankind (1989)

For All Mankind (1989)
IMDb: 8.2
80

A testament to NASA’s Apollo program of the 1960s and ’70s. Composed of actual NASA footage of the missions and astronaut interviews, the documentary offers the viewpoint of the individuals…

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Glory (1989)

Glory (1989)

Glory (1989)
IMDb: 7.8
122

Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War’s first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.

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The Hunley (1999)

The Hunley (1999)

The Hunley (1999)
IMDb: 6.7
94

CSS Hunley tells the incredible true story of the crew of the manually propelled submarine CSS Hunley, during the siege of Charleston of 1864. It is a story of heroism…

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The Trench (1999)

The Trench (1999)

The Trench (1999)
IMDb: 6.0
98

The Trench tells the story of a group of young British soldiers on the eve of the Battle of the Somme in the summer of 1916, the worst defeat in…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Sunshine (1999)

Sunshine (1999)

Sunshine (1999)
IMDb: 7.5
181

The story of a Jewish family living in Hungary—through three generations—rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent…

The Road Home (1999)

The Road Home (1999)

The Road Home (1999)
IMDb: 7.8
89

Prompted by the death of his father and the grief of his mother, a man recalls the story of how they met in flashback.

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Topsy-Turvy (1999)

Topsy-Turvy (1999)

Topsy-Turvy (1999)
IMDb: 7.3
160

After their production “Princess Ida” meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work…

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Esther (1999)

Esther (1999)

Esther (1999)
IMDb: 6.7
91

King of the Persians, summons his attractive wife Vashti, to show off her beauty to the guests, the proud queen refuses to come. The king promptly bans her from ever…

Titus (1999)

Titus (1999)

Titus (1999)
IMDb: 7.1
162

Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare’s goriest and earliest tragedy.

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Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)

Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)

Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
IMDb: 7.3
97

The story about the men who made the world of technology what it is today, their struggles during college, the founding of their companies, and the ingenious actions they took…

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Jesus (1999)

Jesus (1999)

Jesus (1999)
IMDb: 6.0
240

The film is notable for presenting a more human Jesus, compared to more solemn portrayals in earlier films; here Jesus laughs and cries like anyone else. Among other things, he…

Anna and the King (1999)

Anna and the King (1999)

Anna and the King (1999)
IMDb: 6.7
148

The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced…

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The 13th Warrior (1999)

The 13th Warrior (1999)

The 13th Warrior (1999)
IMDb: 6.6
102

A Muslim ambassador exiled from his homeland, Ahmad ibn Fadlan finds himself in the company of Vikings. While the behavior of the Norsemen initially offends ibn Fadlan, the more cultured…

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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
IMDb: 6.4
158

In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world’s greatest army…

Jeremiah (1998)

Jeremiah (1998)

Jeremiah (1998)
IMDb: 7.1
90

The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest’s family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it…

Jeremiah (1998)

Jeremiah (1998)

Jeremiah (1998)
IMDb: 7.1
90

The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest’s family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it…

Beloved (1998)

Beloved (1998)

Beloved (1998)
IMDb: 6.0
172

After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of “Beloved”….

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Genre: Drama, History, Horror
The Newton Boys (1998)

The Newton Boys (1998)

The Newton Boys (1998)
IMDb: 6.1
122

Four Newton brothers are a poor farmer family in the 1920s. The oldest of them, Willis, one day realizes that there’s no future in the fields and offers his brothers…

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Les Misérables (1998)

Les Misérables (1998)

Les Misérables (1998)
IMDb: 7.5
134

Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men’s lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of…

Elizabeth (1998)

Elizabeth (1998)

Elizabeth (1998)
IMDb: 7.4
124

The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred…

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Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)
IMDb: 7.1
123

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, “Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate’s Daughter,” before it’s even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into…

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Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)
IMDb: 7.1
123

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, “Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate’s Daughter,” before it’s even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into…

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