Genre:

History

Year: 2016
33 found movie
The Chosen 2016

A man named Jacques Mornard arrives in Mexico in 1940, claiming to be a Belgian who is fleeing the war in Europe to join his girlfriend, one of refugee Leon Trotsky's secretaries. But nobody knows that in reality this conventional an

Category: Drama, History, Thriller

Stars: Alfonso Herrera, Hannah Murray, Henry Goodman

6.6 IMDB Rating 260 Views
In Dubious Battle 2016

An activist gets caught up in the labor movement for farm workers in California during the 1930s.

Category: Crime, Drama, History

Stars: Nat Wolff, James Franco, Vincent D'Onofrio

6.1 IMDB Rating 218 Views
Paranoid 2016

The murder of a young mother on a playground propels the investigating detectives down a path of discovery that tests their personal lives and safety. As the investigation unfolds, the scope of involvement widens to a conspiracy far outside the bounds of their community.

Category: Crime, Drama, History

6.7 IMDB Rating 4,108 Views
Britain’s Bloody Crown 2016–

Using a combination of documentary and drama, historian Dan Jones tells the story of the War of the Roses - the 30 year civil war between the House of York and House of Lancaster that saw the crown change hands seven times.

Category: Drama, History

Stars: Dan Jones, Steffan Boje, James Oliver Wheatley

7.7 IMDB Rating 603 Views
Dark Angel 2016

A two-part drama about the Victorian serial killer Mary Ann Cotton.

Category: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller

Stars: Joanne Froggatt, Alun Armstrong, Isla McMonigle

6.8 IMDB Rating 5,092 Views
Deepwater Horizon 2016

A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history.

Category: Action, Drama, History

Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Douglas M. Griffin

7,1 IMDB Rating 2,093 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

Stars: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Olivia Colman

8,7 IMDB Rating 68,470 Views
Silence 2016

In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.

Category: Drama, History

Stars: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano

7.2 IMDB Rating 2,367 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

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

8.0 IMDB Rating 4,756 Views
Wolyn 2016

Despite being in love with a Ukrainian boy from the same village, Polish girl named Zosia is forced into marrying a wealthy widower. Soon World War II begins and ethnic tensions arise. Amidst the war chaos Zosia tries to survive.

Category: Drama, History, War

Stars: Michalina Labacz, Arkadiusz Jakubik, Wasyl Wasylik, Adrian Zaremba

7.6 IMDB Rating 2,610 Views
The American West 2016–

This series will provide unprecedented access to the wilderness, frontier lawlessness, and bloodshed of the 40 years between the end of the American Civil War and after the turn of the 20th Century, when the west was won. From Jesse James and Crazy Horse, to Wyatt Earp and Buffalo Bill, the characters at the center of this violent, blood-soaked period in American history are explored as each episode follows the stories and struggles of the West's most infamous outlaws as they fight for their land and identity.

Category: Drama, History, Western

Stars: Mark Lee Gardner, Bert Thomas Morris, David H. Stevens, Will Strongheart

7.3 IMDB Rating 4,911 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, History

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

8.1 IMDB Rating 6,609 Views
Elvis & Nixon 2016

On a December morning in 1970, the King of Rock 'n Roll showed up on the lawn of the White House to request a meeting with the most powerful man in the world, President Nixon. Starring Academy Award® nominee Michael Shannon as Elvis Presley and two-time Academy Award® winner Kevin Spacey as Richard Nixon, comes the untold true story behind this revealing, yet humorous moment in the Oval Office forever immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.

Category: Comedy, History

Stars: Michael Shannon,Kevin Spacey,Alex Pettyfer,Johnny Knoxville

7.2 IMDB Rating 3,172 Views
The 24 Hour War 2016

In the early 1960s, Henry Ford II and Enzo Ferrari went to war on the battlefield of Le Mans. This epic battle saw drivers lose their lives, family dynasties nearly collapse and the development of a new race car that changed racing.

Category: Documentary, History

Stars: Charlie Agapiou, Mario Andretti, A.J. Baime

7,3 IMDB Rating 2,529 Views
All the Way 2016

November 22, 1963. President John F. Kennedy has just been assassinated and Vice President Lyndon Johnson is now President. One of his first acts as President is to reaffirm the US government's intention to pass the Civil Rights Act. This Act was drafted while JFK was in office and gives people of all races the same rights, including voting rights, access to education and access to public facilities. However, he faces strong opposition to the bill, especially from within his own party. He will have to use all his political will and cunning to get it through.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Bryan Cranston,Anthony Mackie,Melissa Leo,Frank Langella

7.4 IMDB Rating 4,708 Views
Confirmation 2016

Judge Clarence Thomas' nomination to the United States Supreme Court is called into question when Anita Hill, a former colleague, testifies that he sexually harassed her.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce, Greg Kinnear

6,8 IMDB Rating 2,758 Views
Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies & Cyber Attacks 2016

The shocking story of the Ashley Madison hacking scandal.

Category: Crime, Documentary, History

Stars: Rebecca Humphries, Noel Biderman, Louise Van Der Velde

5,2 IMDB Rating 6,167 Views
I Called Him Morgan 2016

An exploration of the relationship between jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan and his common-law wife Helen, who was implicated in his murder in 1972.

Category: Documentary, Drama, History

Stars: Lee Morgan, Helen Morgan, Wayne Shorter

7.3 IMDB Rating 1,739 Views
Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America 2016

Daryl Davis is an accomplished musician who was played all over the world. He also has an unusual hobby, particularly for a middle aged black man. When not displaying his musical chops, Daryl likes to meet and befriend members of the Ku Klux Klan. When many of these people eventually leave the Klan with Daryl's support, Daryl keeps their robes and hoods; building his collection piece by piece, story by story, person by person, in hopes of one day opening a museum of the Klan.

Category: Biography, Documentary, History

Stars: Daryl D. Davis, Michael Wood Jr.

7,6 IMDB Rating 2,377 Views
The Dancer 2016

There was nothing in her background to prepare Loïe to become the toast of the Folies Bergères in Paris and stages across the world. Then she created the 'Serpentine Dance'... 1887. After the death of her gold prospector father, 25-year-old Marie-Louise leaves her life in the American West to join her mother in New York and pursue her heart's dream - becoming an actress. One night on stage, becoming tangled in her long dress, she avoids falling by spinning the fabric in a graceful, magical gesture: the "Serpentine Dance" is born. The audience - shocked, then overwhelmed - calls out for more. Marie-Louise has become Loïe Fuller. She embarks on a new, hectic life, leaving New York, where imitators try to steal her radical innovations, for Paris. At the Folies Bergères, she dazzles the capital, and illustrious admirers fall at her feet. Toulouse Lautrec, the Lumière Brothers, Rodin... the Electric Fairy becomes an icon, the blazing symbol of a generation. But fame isn't all. An encounter with the young, spellbinding Isadora Duncan will disrupt her turbulent love affair with Louis and her complex relationship with her devoted assistant Gabrielle, and risk the very essence of her art.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Soko,Gaspard Ulliel,Mélanie Thierry,Lily-Rose Depp

6.6 IMDB Rating 2,419 Views