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The Aviator 2004

Biopic of billionaire Howard Hughes, starting with his early filmmaking years as owner of RKO studios but mostly focusing on his role in designing and promoting new aircraft. Hughes was a risk-taker spending several fortunes on designing experimental aircraft and eventually founding TWA as a rival to Pan AM airlines owned by his great rival Juan Trippe. When Trippe's politico Senator Ralph Owen Brewster accuses Hughes of being a war profiteer, it's Hughes who gains the upper hand. Hughes also had many women in his life including a long relationship with actress Katharine Hepburn. From an early age however, Hughes was also germophobic and would have severe bouts of mental illness.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio,Cate Blanchett,Kate Beckinsale,John C. Reilly

7.5 IMDB Rating 5,583 Views
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True Legend 2010

Su Qi-Er retired from his life as a renowned Qing dynasty general in order to pursue his dream of a family and his own martial arts school. However, Su's peaceful life is shattered when his vengeful adopted brother, Yuan Lie, kidnaps his son and leaves Su for dead. Saved from his demise by his wife Ying and the reclusive doctor Yu, Su resolves to perfect his technique so that he may defeat Yuan Lie and reunite his family. Suffering from visions that he aided in his training by two of the "Eight Immortals" in the form of the mystical "God of Wushu" and the eccentric "Old Sage" master of Drunken Boxing. He embarks on the path that would eventually give rise to the legend of the "King of Beggars."

Category: Action, Drama, History

Stars: Wenzhuo Zhao,Xun Zhou,Andy On,Xiaodong Guo

6.4 IMDB Rating 2,398 Views
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Ådalen 31 1969

During a strike strike-breakers are being transported to Lunde, where they are assaulted by the strikers. The military are sent in. On the 14th May 1931 there is a confrontation between demonstrators and the military who open fire and five people are killed and five injured.

Category: Drama, History, Romantic

Stars: Peter Schildt,Kerstin Tidelius,Roland Hedlund,Stefan Feierbach

7.3 IMDB Rating 1,688 Views
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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

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

8.0 IMDB Rating 4,311 Views
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1864 2014

The Danes are thrilled after the victory in the 1st Schleswig War. Danish politicians now dream of incorporate Schleswig to the Kingdom of Denmark, in defiance of the peace agreement. In a small community, the brothers Peter (Jens Sætter-Lassen) and Laust (Jakob Oftebro) grow up, and both fall in love with Inge (Marie Tourell Søderberg). When the Danish President of the Council of Ministers, Mr. Monrad (Nicolas Bro), claims that Schleswig must be incorporated to the Kingdom, everyone is aware that it is the start of 2nd Schleswig War. But only this time, the Danish troops are met by Otto von Bismarck's (Rainer Bock) Prussian and Austrian army. An army much bigger and stronger than the Danish. 150 years later the maladjusted teenage girl, Claudia (Sarah-Sofie Boussnina) is on the edge of a meltdown and is forced to be visit friend to the old Baron, Severin (Bent Mejding). Inges old dairy catches Claudias interest, and through Inges writings, Claudia experience thousands of young Danes, sacrificing their lives in the Battle at Dybboel, 1864, for a meaningless and incomprehensible war. This is the story of one of the greatest defeats of Danish history in the middle of a period of blooming patriotism. 1864 is the story about innocence and love, ignorance and rashness.

Category: Drama, Fantasy, History

Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina, Bent Mejding

6.7 IMDB Rating 5,968 Views
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The front line 2011

Towards the end of the Korean War an uneasy ceasefire is ordered, but out on the Eastern front line of the Aerok Hills fierce fighting continues. A race to capture a strategic point to determine a new border between the two Koreas is the ultimate prize. A bullet is then found in the body of dead company commander of the South Korean army. The bullet that killed the company commander belongs to the South Korean army. Lieutenant of the Defense Security Command Kang Eun-Pyo is ordered to go out into the Eastern front line and investigate the murder. When Kang Eun-Pyo arrives in the Aerok Hills he is surprised to find his old friend Kim Soo-Hyeok commanding troops in the Aerok Hills. Kang Eun-Pyo believed Kim Soo-Hyeok was dead. In their younger years, Kim Soo-Hyeok was a meek student, but he eventually became the leader of Aerok company as a lieutenant. The situation in the Aerok company raises many flags in the eyes of Kang Eun-Pyo. Soldiers wear North Korean uniforms inside due to the cold weather, a 20-year-old leads troops as a captain and the reappearance of his old friend Kim Soo-Hyeok. The countdown to the ceasefire begins as the lives of countless soldiers fall to the wayside ...

Category: Drama, History, War

Stars: Ha-kyun Shin,Soo Go,Seung-su Ryu,Chang-Seok Ko,Je-hoon Lee,Jin-woong Jo,In-gi Jeong,Seung-yong Ryoo,Ok-bin Kim,Yeong-seo Park,Seo Joon-Yeol,Seung-min Woo,Min Choi,Jo Min-ho,Rok-kyeong Kim

7.1 IMDB Rating 5,223 Views
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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 1,661 Views
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Sharpe’s Enemy 1994

Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for ransom. Sharpe is given the 60th Rifles and a Rocket troop, as well as his majority to rescue the women. But while Sharpe may be able to deal with his old enemy, he has yet to face a newer threat, the French Major Duclos.

Category: Action, Adventure, History

Stars: Sean Bean,Daragh O'Malley,Hugh Fraser,Michael Byrne,Pete Postlethwaite,Assumpta Serna,Jeremy Child,Elizabeth Hurley,Helena Michell,Tony Haygarth,Michael Mears,John Tams,Jason Salkey,Lyndon Davies,Philip Whitchurch

8.0 IMDB Rating 1,881 Views
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Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House 2017

The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1972.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Liam Neeson,Diane Lane,Marton Csokas,Tony Goldwyn

6.3 IMDB Rating 4,426 Views
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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

Stars: Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Billy Connolly

7,7 IMDB Rating 8,548 Views
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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

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

6.4 IMDB Rating 7,309 Views
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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

Stars: Annie LeBlanc, Addison Riecke, Bella Shepard

8.7 IMDB Rating 2,379 Views
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Samurai Marason 2019

The American imperialists are at the door and intruding on Japan. To assess and train his troops the lord of the land announces a marathon through the land crisscrossing shores, forests and the mountain. The shogunate in Edo was not approving and views word of the contest with contempt and suspicion. Spies and moles are dispatched. One mole realizes the misunderstanding and is determined to stop lives and alliances being lost. He runs.

Category: History

Stars: Takeru Satoh, Nana Komatsu, Mirai Moriyama, Shôta Sometani

6.3 IMDB Rating 1,812 Views
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House of Saddam 2008

A mini-series that explores the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's family and his relationship with his closest advisers.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, TV Mini

Stars: Igal Naor, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Makram Khoury, Philip Arditti

7.5 IMDB Rating 4,393 Views
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Rob Roy 1995

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to defend his family and honour.

Category: Adventure, Biography, History

Stars: Liam Neeson,Jessica Lange,John Hurt,Tim Roth

6.9 IMDB Rating 3,019 Views
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The Other Boleyn Girl 2008

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Natalie Portman,Scarlett Johansson,Eric Bana,Jim Sturgess

6.7 IMDB Rating 4,753 Views
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The Lady 2011

THE LADY is an epic love story about how an extraordinary couple and family sacrifice their happiness at great human cost for a higher cause. This is the story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her husband, Michael Aris. Despite distance, long separations, and a dangerously hostile regime, their love endures until the very end. A story of devotion and human understanding set against a background of political turmoil which continues today. THE LADY also is the story of the peaceful quest of the woman who is at the core of Burma's democracy movement.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Markus Waldow,Michelle Yeoh,David Thewlis,Jonathan Raggett

7.1 IMDB Rating 2,559 Views
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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 3,829 Views
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Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict 2015

Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict is a feature documentary about the life of art icon Peggy Guggenheim, based on her sole authorized biography. Peggy was an heiress to the Guggenheim family who would become a central figure in the modern art movement. As she moved through the cultural upheaval of the 20th century, she collected not only art, but artists. Her colorful personal history included trysts, affairs and marriages with such figures as Samuel Beckett, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, Marcel Duchamp as well as countless others. While fighting through personal tragedy, she maintained her vision to build one of the most important collections of modern art, which is today enshrined in her famous Venetian palazzo. The film is a compendium of the greatest 20th century art mixed with the wild and iconoclastic life of one of the most powerful women in the history of the art world.

Category: Biography, Documentary, History

Stars: Peggy Guggenheim,Marina Abramovic,Dore Ashton,Stephanie Barron

7.3 IMDB Rating 1,408 Views
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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story 2017

The life and career of the hailed Hollywood movie star and underappreciated genius inventor, Hedy Lamarr.

Category: Biography, Documentary, History

Stars: Nino Amareno,Charles Amirkhanian,Jeanine Basinger,Bill Birnes

7.4 IMDB Rating 3,226 Views

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