History Movies
Sophie: A Murder In West Cork

Sophie: A Murder In West Cork

Sophie: A Murder In West Cork
TMDb: 7.3
50 min

Three-part documentary on Sophie Toscan Du Plantier, the French film and TV producer who was killed while at her isolated holiday cottage in West Cork, Ireland, in 1996

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How to Become a Tyrant

How to Become a Tyrant

How to Become a Tyrant
TMDb: 7.6
30 min

To govern with an iron fist, it is necessary to know very well the game of absolute power, as shown by the infamous dictators presented in this documentary series.

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Blue Code of Silence

Blue Code of Silence

Blue Code of Silence
IMDb: 7.4
74

Every year an average of one thousand American police officers are arrested for misconduct or corruption, and the abuse of power is a legacy that stretches back to the dawn…

Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Nail Bomber: Manhunt
IMDb: 6.2
72

This documentary examines the 1999 London bombings that targeted Black, Bangladeshi and gay communities, and the race to find the far-right perpetrator. He terrorized a city, seeking to ignite a…

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally
IMDb: 7.3
107

The life of American woman Mildred Gillars and her lawyer, who struggles to redeem her reputation. Dubbed “Axis Sally” for broadcasting Nazi propaganda to American troops during World War II,…

Genre: Drama, History
Oslo

Oslo

Oslo
IMDb: 8.6
118

The true story of negotiations between implacable enemies — the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian…

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island

Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island
IMDb: 4.6
N/A

During the last desperate months of World War II, an Allied mission to regain Ramree Island off the coast of Burma ends in horror when an embattled group of soldiers…

Dream Horse

Dream Horse

Dream Horse
IMDb: 6.3
113

The inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to…

Edge of the World

Edge of the World

Edge of the World
IMDb: 6.5
104

Biopic about Sir James Brooke, the British adventurer who became King of Sarawak in the 1840’s and embarked on a lifelong crusade to end piracy and head-hunting – only to…

Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast

Murder by the Coast
IMDb: 6.3
88

In 1999, teen Rocío Wanninkhof is murdered. Her mother’s ex-partner, Dolores Vázquez, is suspected. Did she do it? A second victim reveals the truth.

Chernobyl

Chernobyl

Chernobyl
IMDb: 4.3
136

Chernobyl: Abyss is the first major Russian feature film about the aftermath of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station, when hundreds of people sacrificed their lives to clean…

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture
IMDb: 5.7
98

A chainsaw-wielding George Washington teams with beer-loving bro Sam Adams to take down the Brits in a tongue-in-cheek riff on the American Revolution.

Diana

Diana

Diana
IMDb: n/A
N/A

A princess thrust onto the world stage. The tabloid media captivated by her beauty and vulnerability. The globe’s most celebrated monarchy disrupted. This is the story of the most famous…

The Rebels of PT-218

The Rebels of PT-218

The Rebels of PT-218
IMDb: n/A
N/A

PT-218: THE REBELS OF WWII not only tells a true story, but gives us never seen details of what happened in 1942. At the height of WWII, the Atlantic Ocean…

Restoration Australia

Restoration Australia

Restoration Australia
TMDb: 8.5
55 min

Over two years, International Designer Sibella Court, follows the trials and tribulations of 7 groups of Australians committed to the daunting task of restoring heritage ruins into living homes. From…

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The Reagans

The Reagans

The Reagans
TMDb: 7.2
N/A

A four-part documentary series that explores the many surprisingly unexamined aspects of the Reagan White House, and how Nancy Reagan’s paper-doll image was at odds with the power she ultimately…

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Romulus

Romulus

Romulus
TMDb: 5.3
58 min

The story of Romulus and his twin brother Remus, in eighth century B.C. as seen through the eyes of three people marked by death, loneliness and violence.

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Nazi War Machines: Secrets Uncovered

Nazi War Machines: Secrets Uncovered

Nazi War Machines: Secrets Uncovered
IMDb: N/A
NA min

EminentWWIIhistorianJamesHollandgetsinsidetheNaziwarmachine.TravellingacrossEurope,heexplorestheextraordinarymachinestheproduced,anduncoversrarearchivetounderstandthem.

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Genre: History
The Food That Built America

The Food That Built America

The Food That Built America
TMDb: 7.6
86 min

The fascinating stories of the families behind the food that built America, those who used brains, muscle, blood, sweat and tears to get to America’s heart through its stomach, those…

Status: Ended
Vikingernes sidste rejse

Vikingernes sidste rejse

Vikingernes sidste rejse
TMDb: 7
NA min

Nearly1,000yearsago,theVikingsleftScandinaviaandsettledacrossEurope-givingtheirnametoNormandyalongtheway-beforetheirNormandescendantsseizedtheEnglishthroneattheBattleofHastingsin1066.Butwhatdowereallyknowaboutthem?Bycombiningexpertanalysiswithcompellingdrama,’TheLastJourneyoftheVikings'(Swedishtitle:’Vikingarnassistaresa’)tellsanewandoftensurprisingstoryaboutthiscomplexpeople.WrittenbyMoparMediaGroup

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Amend: The Fight for America

Amend: The Fight for America

Amend: The Fight for America
TMDb: 6.3
N/A

When the United States of America was founded, the ideals of freedom and equality did not apply to all people. These are the stories of the brave Americans who fought…

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Six Degrees with Mike Rowe

Six Degrees with Mike Rowe

Six Degrees with Mike Rowe
TMDb: 9.5
N/A

Mike Rowe shows how many things in the world are connected. By using historical facts, Mike takes two seemingly unrelated things and shows an indirect connection.

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The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song
TMDb: 7
NA min

FollowsthehistoryandcultureoftheBlackchurchandexploresAfricanAmericanfaithcommunitiesonthefrontlinesofhopeandchange.

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Can’t Get You Out of My Head: An Emotional History of the Modern World

Can’t Get You Out of My Head: An Emotional History of the Modern World

Can’t Get You Out of My Head: An Emotional History of the Modern World
TMDb: 8
80 min

Six films from Bafta award-winning filmmaker, Adam Curtis trace different forces across the world that have led to now, not just in the West, but in China and Russia as…

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Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan
TMDb: 8.2
45 min

Dynamic reenactments and expert commentaries bring to life the tumultuous history and power struggles of a warring 16th-century feudal Japan.

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Conspiracies Decoded

Conspiracies Decoded

Conspiracies Decoded
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Using cutting-edge forensic analyses, some of the world’s leading investigative experts uncover the stunning truth behind compelling mysteries from ancient times to the recent past.

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Genre: History, Mystery
Modern Marvels

Modern Marvels

Modern Marvels
TMDb: 8.3
44 min

HISTORY’s longest-running series moves to H2. Modern Marvels celebrates the ingenuity, invention and imagination found in the world around us. From commonplace items like ink and coffee to architectural masterpieces…

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The Lost Pirate Kingdom

The Lost Pirate Kingdom

The Lost Pirate Kingdom
TMDb: 8
43 min

The real-life pirates of the Caribbean violently plunder the world’s riches and form a surprisingly egalitarian republic in this documentary series.

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Ancient Unexplained Files

Ancient Unexplained Files

Ancient Unexplained Files
IMDb: N/A
NA min

Ancientinvestigationsgodigitalasnewforensicslabtechnologieshelpspecialistssolvekeymysteriesfromover70,000yearsofhumancivilization.CTscansof3,000-year-oldmurdervictimstoinfraredsatelliteimagesoflostcities

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Genre: History
The Vineyard

The Vineyard

The Vineyard
TMDb: 8.3
50 min

Mauro Larrea and Soledad Montalvo are two strangers whose destinies cross in the second half of the 19th century, leading to their lives changing forever. A history of glories and…

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This is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist

This is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist

This is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist
TMDb: 10
N/A

In 1990, two men dressed as cops con their way into a Boston museum and steal a fortune in art. Take a deep dive into this daring and notorious crime.

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Exterminate All the Brutes

Exterminate All the Brutes

Exterminate All the Brutes
TMDb: 6.6
59 min

Hybrid docuseries offering an expansive exploration of the exploitative and genocidal aspects of European colonialism, from America to Africa, and its impact on society today.

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Leonardo

Leonardo

Leonardo
TMDb: 6.4
50 min

A fresh look at the life and legacy of the iconic artist Leonardo da Vinci, positing that he was a gay outsider who used his work as a way of…

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Make-Up: A Glamorous History

Make-Up: A Glamorous History

Make-Up: A Glamorous History
TMDb: 5
NA min

Newseries.MakeupartistLisaEldridgeexploreswhatthebeautylooksofthreeiconicmomentsinBritishhistoryrevealaboutthatera.

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Genre: History
Ancient Civilizations

Ancient Civilizations

Ancient Civilizations
TMDb: 9.2
N/A

What hidden knowledge lies in our ancient past? A team of renowned scholars has come together to decipher the riddle of our origins and piece together our forgotten history found…

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Genre: History
Murderous History

Murderous History

Murderous History
TMDb: 5
NA min

Thissix-partseriesexaminethemostgruesomeandcompellingmurdermysteriesofthepast.Throughcinematicreenactments,wefollowthedeterminedinvestigatorsandperpetratorswhilerevealinghoweachcasemadeitsownmarkonhistory.

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Genre: History
The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad
TMDb: 6.4
77 min

Follow young Cora’s journey as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. After escaping her Georgia plantation for the rumored Underground Railroad, Cora discovers no mere…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
IMDb: 7.7
135

When Aurangzeb recruits his trusted soldier Udaybhan to control the Kondhana fort, Shivaji’s military leader Tanhaji Malusare and his army of Maratha warriors set out to recapture the fortress.

A Hidden Life

A Hidden Life

A Hidden Life
IMDb: 8.2
174

Based on real events, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

Panipat

Panipat

Panipat
IMDb: 7.7
171

During 18th century India, the Marathas emerged as the most powerful empire in the nation until the Afghan King Ahmad Shah Abdali plans to take over India. Sadashiv Rao Bhau…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War