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, n...

IMDB: 2.3

Director: Louisa Warren

The Gathering Storm (2002)

In the 1930s, Winston Churchill was out of government, sitting as a backbench MP. His was a lonely voice warning about German rearmament and the coming of a second major war on the Continent. He lost a great deal of mone...

IMDB: 7.6

Director: Richard Loncraine

Kursk (2018)

The film follows the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save...

IMDB: 6.5

Director: Thomas Vinterberg

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)

The movie is an epic story of a young Genghis Khan and how events in his early life lead him to become a legendary conqueror. The 9-year-old Temüjin is taken on a trip by his father to select a girl as his future wife. H...

IMDB: 7.3

Director: Sergei Bodrov

The Front Runner (2018)

Gary Hart, a U.S. senator from Colorado, is the widely accepted front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. After losing the 1984 nomination to vice-president Walter Mondale, Hart decides to run...

IMDB: 6.2

Director: Jason Reitman

Mary Queen of Scots (2018)

Mary Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightfu...

IMDB: 6.3

Director: Josie Rourke

Battleship Potemkin (1925)

Based on the historical events the movie tells the story of a riot at the battleship Potemkin. What started as a protest strike when the crew was given rotten meat for dinner ended in a riot. The sailors raised the red f...

IMDB: 8

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein

Tombstone (1993)

After success cleaning up Dodge City, Wyatt Earp moves to Tombstone, Arizona, and wishes to get rich in obscurity. He meets his brothers there, as well as his old friend Doc Holliday. A band of outlaws that call themselv...

IMDB: 7.8

Director: George P. Cosmatos,Kevin Jarre

King of the Hill (1993)

A boy whose mother is forced into a sanitarium and father gets a job as a traveling salesman. The boy fends for himself in a seedy SRO hotel.

IMDB: 7.6

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Divorce Corp (2014)

More money flows through the family courts, and into the hands of courthouse insiders, than in all other court systems in America combined - over $50 billion a year and growing. Through extensive research and interviews...

IMDB: 8.1

Director: Joseph Sorge

LBJ (2016)

LBJ centers on the political upheaval that Vice President Johnson faced when he was thrust into the presidency at the hands of an assassin's bullet in November 1963. With political battles on both sides of the aisle, Joh...

IMDB: 6.5

Director: Rob Reiner

Ashes in the Snow (2018)

In 1941, a 16 year-old aspiring artist and her family are deported to Siberia amidst Stalin's brutal dismantling of the Baltic region. One girl's passion for art and her never-ending hope will break the silence of histor...

IMDB: 6.8

Director: Marius A. Markevicius

The Captain (2017)

The Captain follows Willi Herold (Max Hubacher), a German army deserter who stumbles across an abandoned Nazi captain's uniform during the last, desperate weeks of the Third Reich. Newly emboldened by the allure of a sui...

IMDB: 7.4

Director: Robert Schwentke

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.

IMDB: 8.5

Director: Peter Jackson

Vice (2018)

The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.

IMDB: 7.1

Director: Adam McKay

The Favourite (2018)

Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) go...

IMDB: 7.9

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

21 (2008)

Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cann...

IMDB: 6.8

Director: Robert Luketic

Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)

In 1950, amid-st the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, this little girl captures the...

IMDB: 8.8

Director: Can Ulkay

The Brawler (2019)

In 1975, a Bayonne, New Jersey underdog boxer gets a shot to fight the champ.

IMDB: 7.2

Director: Ken Kushner

Death of a Nation (2018)

This docudrama draws parallels between the dramatic fracturing of the nation over Abraham Lincoln's presidency and the presidency of Donald Trump.

IMDB: 4.9

Director: Dinesh D'Souza,Bruce Schooley

Outlaw King (2018)

A true David v Goliath story of how the great 14th Century Scottish 'Outlaw King' Robert The Bruce used cunning and bravery to defeat and repel the much larger and better equipped occupying English army.

IMDB: 7

Director: David Mackenzie

JFK (1991)

On November 22, 1963, president John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas. Lee Harvey Oswald is arrested for the crime and subsequently shot by Jack Ruby, supposedly avenging the president's death. An investigation concl...

IMDB: 8

Director: Oliver Stone

Gandhi (1982)

In 1893, Mohandas K. Gandhi is thrown off a South African train for being an Indian and traveling in a first class compartment. Gandhi realizes that the laws are biased against Indians and decides to start a non-violent...

IMDB: 8.1

Director: Richard Attenborough

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.

IMDB: 6.4

Director: Nicholas Winter

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

Western Australia, 1931. Government policy includes taking half-caste children from their Aboriginal mothers and sending them a thousand miles away to what amounts to indentured servitude, "to save them from themselves."...

IMDB: 7.5

Director: Phillip Noyce

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.

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Director: Damien Chazelle

Backstabbing for Beginners (2018)

A young program coordinator at the United Nations stumbles upon a conspiracy involving Iraq's oil reserves.

IMDB: 5.8

Director: Per Fly

Les Misérables (1998)

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 the student revolutions in France.

IMDB: 7.5

Director: Bille August

Quest for Fire (1981)

Anthony Burgess created the primitive language for the early humans in this prehistoric adventure about a trio of warriors who travel the savanna, encountering sabre-toothed tigers, mammoths and cannibalistic tribes in s...

IMDB: 7.4

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Blood Road (2017)

The mysteries surrounding her father's death in the Vietnam war lead ultra-endurance mountain biker Rebecca Rusch on an emotional journey as she pedals 1200 miles of the Ho Chi Minh trail.

IMDB: 6.9

Director: Nicholas Schrunk

Mohawk (2017)

Late in the War of 1812, a young Mohawk woman and her two lovers battle a squad of American soldiers hell-bent on revenge.

IMDB: 4.4

Director: Ted Geoghegan

Chappaquiddick (2017)

Depicting Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.

IMDB: 5.9/10 from 219 Votes

Director: John Curran

Chavela (2017)

Through its lyrical structure, Chavela will take viewers on an evocative, thought-provoking journey through the iconoclastic life of game-changing artist Chavela Vargas. Centered around never before-seen interview footag...

IMDB: 7.8

Director: Catherine Gund,Daresha Kyi

The Big Short (2015)

Three separate but parallel stories of the U.S mortgage housing crisis of 2005 are told. Michael Burry, an eccentric ex-physician turned one-eyed Scion Capital hedge fund manager, has traded traditional office attire for...

IMDB: 7.8

Director: Adam McKay

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

In April 1805 during the Napoleonic Wars, H.M.S. Surprise, a British frigate, is under the command of Captain Jack Aubrey. Aubrey and the Surprise's current orders are to track and capture or destroy a French privateer n...

IMDB: 7.4

Director: Peter Weir

Cold Mountain (2003)

This Civil War saga addresses romance, friendship, and the ravages of war--both in the field and on the home front. Captures the horrors of war for both those fighting it, and for those left behind. This is a tale of hop...

IMDB: 7.2

Director: Anthony Minghella

10,000 BC (2008)

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter named D'Leh's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe. When a band of mysterious horse-riding warlords raid the Yaghal camp and kidnaps...

IMDB: 5.1

Director: Roland Emmerich

All the President's Men (1976)

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defens...

IMDB: 8

Director: Alan J. Pakula

King Arthur (2004)

Based on a more realistic portrayal of "Arthur" than has ever been presented onscreen. The film will focus on the history and politics of the period during which Arthur ruled -- when the Roman empire collapsed and skirmi...

IMDB: 6.3

Director: Antoine Fuqua

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 re...

IMDB: 8.1

Director: Tom McCarthy