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Matewan

Matewan

Matewan
IMDb: 7.9
135 min

Filmed in the coal country of West Virginia, “Matewan” celebrates labor organizing in the context of a 1920s work stoppage. Union organizer, Joe Kenehan, a scab named “Few Clothes” Johnson…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Mayflower Voyagers

The Mayflower Voyagers

The Mayflower Voyagers
IMDb: 6.7
24 min

Follow Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy and the Peanuts gang as they join the Pilgrims in their journey to the New World and celebrate the first Thanksgiving. Full of historical facts…

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Scandal

Scandal

Scandal
IMDb: 6.5
106 min

An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties…

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Genre: Drama, History
Mississippi Burning

Mississippi Burning

Mississippi Burning
IMDb: 7.8
128 min

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and…

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Henry V

Henry V

Henry V
IMDb: 7.5
137 min

Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare’s play about the English King’s bloody conquest of France.

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For All Mankind

For All Mankind

For All Mankind
IMDb: 8.2
80 min

A testament to NASA’s Apollo program of the 1960s and ’70s. Composed of actual NASA footage of the missions and astronaut interviews, the documentary offers the viewpoint of the individuals…

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Eight Men Out

Eight Men Out

Eight Men Out
IMDb: 7.2
119 min

The great Chicago White Sox team of 1919 is the saddest team to ever win a pennent. The team is bitter at their penny pincher owner, Charles Comiskey, and at…

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Genre: Drama, History, Sport
The Viking War

The Viking War

The Viking War
IMDb: 4.5
103 min

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…

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Genre: History
Mrs Lowry & Son

Mrs Lowry & Son

Mrs Lowry & Son
IMDb: 6.6
91 min

An intimate portrayal of the relationship between one of greatest artists of the 20th century, L.S. Lowry and his unhappy and controlling mother, Elizabeth, whom he lived with all his…

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Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans

Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans

Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans
IMDb: 5.2
92 min

Roman teenager, Atti is forced to join the Roman army when one of his clever schemes falls foul of Emperor Nero. He is sent to “miserable, cold, wet Britain” where…

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Dauntless: The Battle of Midway

Dauntless: The Battle of Midway

Dauntless: The Battle of Midway
IMDb: 3.2
98 min

By June 1942, the Japanese Navy has swept across the Pacific. In an effort to change the course of the war, a United States carrier group is positioned off the…

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Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Apollo 11
IMDb: 8.2
93 min

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.

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The Round Up

The Round Up

The Round Up
IMDb: 7.1
115 min

A faithful retelling of the 1942 “Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup” and the events surrounding it.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Secretariat

Secretariat

Secretariat
IMDb: 7.2
123 min

Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father’s Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery – with the help of…

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Penthesilea: Queen of the Amazons

Penthesilea: Queen of the Amazons

Penthesilea: Queen of the Amazons
IMDb: 7.1
99 min

Penthesilea, the first of six films made by Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen, traverses thousands of years to look at the image of the Amazonian woman in myth. It asks,…

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Made in Dagenham

Made in Dagenham

Made in Dagenham
IMDb: 7.2
113 min

A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.

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Machete Maidens Unleashed!

Machete Maidens Unleashed!

Machete Maidens Unleashed!
IMDb: 7.4
84 min

In the final decades of the 20th century, the Philippines was a country where low-budget exploitation-film producers were free to make nearly any kind of movie they wanted, any way…

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Holy Rollers

Holy Rollers

Holy Rollers
IMDb: 5.9
89 min

Inspired by actual events in the late nineties when Hasidic Jews were recruited as mules to smuggle ecstasy from Europe into the United States.

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Burke & Hare

Burke & Hare

Burke & Hare
IMDb: 6.2
91 min

Two 19th-century opportunists become serial killers so that they can maintain their profitable business supplying cadavers to an anatomist.

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Too Big to Fail

Too Big to Fail

Too Big to Fail
IMDb: 7.3
99 min

An intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world’s economy in a matter of a few…

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The Mill and the Cross

The Mill and the Cross

The Mill and the Cross
IMDb: 6.9
92 min

What would it be like to step inside a great work of art, have it come alive around you, and even observe the artist as he sketches the very reality…

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Genre: Drama, History
The Conspirator

The Conspirator

The Conspirator
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Oranges and Sunshine

Oranges and Sunshine

Oranges and Sunshine
IMDb: 7.1
105 min

The story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker from Nottingham, who uncovers one of the most significant social scandals in recent times – the forced migration of children from the…

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Genre: Drama, History
Black Gold

Black Gold

Black Gold
IMDb: 6.7
130 min

On the Arabian Peninsula in the 1930s, two warring leaders come face to face. The victorious Nesib, Emir of Hobeika, lays down his peace terms to rival Amar, Sultan of…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
1911

1911

1911
IMDb: 5.8
121 min

At the beginning of the 20th century, China is in a state of crisis. The country is split into warring factions, the citizens are starving, and recent political reforms have…

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17 Miracles

17 Miracles

17 Miracles
IMDb: 6.3
113 min

As part of the Willie Handcart Company, Levi Savage (Jasen Wade) feared that leaving late in the season would lead to despair and death. What he came to find out…

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Treasure Island
IMDb: 6.3
87 min

In 1765, young English boy Jim Hawkins gets involved with buccaneers during his quest to find pirate Captain Flint’s treasure buried on a secret island.

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Rommel

Rommel

Rommel
IMDb: 6.5
120 min

The story of the final seven months in the life of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Memorial Day
IMDb: 6.0
104 min

Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. Although…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki
IMDb: 7.2
118 min

The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible…

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Into the White

Into the White

Into the White
IMDb: 7.2
104 min

Based on a true story. On 27 April 1940, Luftwaffe pilot Horst Schopis’ Heinkel 111 bomber is shot down near Grotli by an RAF Blackburn Skua L2940 fighter, which then…

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The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises
IMDb: 7.8
126 min

A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.

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The Physician

The Physician

The Physician
IMDb: 7.2
155 min

England, 1021. Rob Cole, a boy born in a miserable mining town, swears to become a physician and vanquish disease and death. His harsh path of many years, a quest…

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The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

Ip Man’s peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the…

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The Challenger

The Challenger

The Challenger
IMDb: 7.3
90 min

When the space shuttle Challenger blew up in 1986, it was the most shocking event in the history of American spaceflight. The deaths of seven astronauts, including the first teacher…

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Genre: Drama, History
Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods

Hammer of the Gods
IMDb: 4.5
99 min

Action epic sees a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother Hakan The Ferrocious, whose people…

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Emperor

Emperor

Emperor
IMDb: 6.5
105 min

As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
My Name is Sara

My Name is Sara

My Name is Sara
IMDb: 5.4
111 min

The true life-story of Sara Góralnik, a 13 year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside,…

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Pride

Pride

Pride
IMDb: 7.8
119 min

Set in the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a…

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Return to the Hiding Place

Return to the Hiding Place

Return to the Hiding Place
IMDb: 4.8
102 min

When a young resistance fighter witnesses atrocities towards the Jews, he’s drawn into a web of espionage and clandestine activities. When he meets a young physics students and resistance journalist…

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