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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

Stars: Alexander Dreymon, Eliza Butterworth, Ian Hart, David Dawson

8.3 IMDB Rating 90,281 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
Warrior 2019–

Set during the Tong Wars in the late 1800s, Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy originating from China to San Francisco, ends up becoming a hatchet man for the most powerful tong in Chinatown.

Category: Action, Drama, History

Stars: Andrew Koji, Olivia Cheng, Jason Tobin, Dianne Doan

8.2 IMDB Rating 63,446 Views
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

Stars: Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Jack Farthing

8.3 IMDB Rating 61,587 Views
Call the Midwife 2012–

Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives living in East London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s.

Category: Drama, History

Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Laura Main, Jenny Agutter, Judy Parfitt

8.4 IMDB Rating 49,324 Views
The Spanish Princess 2019–

The beautiful Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, navigates the royal lineage of England with an eye on the throne.

Category: Drama, History, Talk-Show

Stars: Charlotte Hope, Ruairi O'Connor, Richard Pepper, Olly Rix

6.8 IMDB Rating 35,800 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

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

7.9 IMDB Rating 35,260 Views
Band of Brothers 2001

The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day.

Category: Action, Drama, History

Stars: Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston, Shane Taylor

9.4 IMDB Rating 30,863 Views
Another Period 2013

Another Period follows the lives of the obscenely rich Bellacourt family and their many servants in turn-of-the-century Rhode Island. Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome lead an all-star cast - including Michael Ian Black, David Wain, Christina Hendricks, Jason Ritter and Paget Brewster - in this historical satire about narcissistic aristocrats and the poor souls in their employ.

Category: Comedy, History

Stars: Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome, Armen Weitzman

7,2 IMDB Rating 28,719 Views
Jamestown

1619, Virginia: on what feels like the edge of the world sits the first British colony of Jamestown. For 12 years, it has been populated only by men, but the settlement is shaken up when the first women, including Alice, Verity and Jocelyn, land in this breathtaking wilderness. The new arrivals make an immediate impact and are thrust into a new world of love, desire, power and survival. While love triangles, bitter rivalries and fierce competition cause conflict for the residents, ultimately they are bound together by their resolute will to survive and thrive in their new lives.

Category: Drama, History

6.7 IMDB Rating 24,792 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

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

7.6 IMDB Rating 23,580 Views
Genius 2017–

The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Samantha Colley, Seth Gabel, Antonio Banderas

8.4 IMDB Rating 22,916 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, War

Stars: Peter Coyote, Huy Duc, Duong Van Mai Elliott

9,2 IMDB Rating 17,234 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

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

6.1 IMDB Rating 13,864 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

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

7.0 IMDB Rating 13,393 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

Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance

8,3 IMDB Rating 13,337 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

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña

7,0 IMDB Rating 12,494 Views
Schindler’s List 1993

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

8.9 IMDB Rating 11,131 Views
The Name of the Rose 2019–

In 1327, an enlightened friar and his young apprentice investigate a series of mysterious deaths at an abbey risking the wrath of a powerful Inquisitor. Television adaptation of Umberto Eco's novel 'The Name of the Rose'.

Category: Drama, History, Mystery

Stars: John Turturro, Rupert Everett, Damian Hardung, Fabrizio Bentivoglio

6.9 IMDB Rating 11,029 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

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

7.7 IMDB Rating 10,773 Views