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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 24,375 Views
Bridge of Spies 2015

In the cold war, a lawyer, James B. Donovan is recruited by the CIA and involved in an intense negotiation mission to release and exchange a CIA U-2 spy-plane pilot, Francis G. Powers. The pilot was arrested alive after his plane was shot down by the Soviet Union during a mission and stays in the company of a KGB intelligence officer, Rudolf Abel, who was arrested for espionage in the US.

Category: Drama, History, Thriller

Stars: Mark Rylance,Domenick Lombardozzi,Victor Verhaeghe,Mark Fichera

7.6 IMDB Rating 6,789 Views
The Young Victoria 2009

A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson

7.3 IMDB Rating 4,272 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 23,216 Views
Shock and Awe 2018

A group of journalists covering former President George W. Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the President's claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Woody Harrelson, James Marsden, Rob Reiner

5,8 IMDB Rating 4,594 Views
The Viking War 2019

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 Beserker, and if they win, they get to survive - only, no one ever wins. The siblings are trying to escape the Beserkers after they violently murdered and took over their town. However, the Beserkers are on their trail, and want to put them in the game.

Category: History

Stars: Darcie Lincoln, Peter Cosgrove, Victor Toth, Georgia Wood

8.3 IMDB Rating 6,336 Views
Bel Ami 2012

A chronicle of a young man's rise to power in Paris via his manipulation of the city's wealthiest and most influential women.

Category: Drama, History, Romantic

Stars: Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Christina Ricci

5.4 IMDB Rating 3,149 Views
El fotógrafo de Mauthausen 2018

Based on real events, Francesc Boix is a Spaniard inmate in the Austrian concentration camp of Mauthausen who tries to save the evidences of the horrors committed inside its walls.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Mario Casas, Macarena Gómez, Alain Hernández, Richard van Weyden

6.6 IMDB Rating 2,990 Views
Flammen & Citronen 2008

During Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid ("Flame") and Jørgen Haagen Schmith ("Citron"), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who's in direct contact with Allied leaders. One shoots, the other drives. Until 1944, they kill only Danes; then Winther gives orders to kill Germans. When a target tells Bent that Winther's using them to settle private scores, doubt sets in, complicated by Bent's relationship with the mysterious Kitty Selmer, who may be a double agent. Also, someone in their circle is a traitor. Can Bent and Jørgen kill an über-target, evade capture, and survive the war? And is this heroism, naiveté, or mere hatred?

Category: Action, Drama, History

Stars: Thure Lindhardt, Mads Mikkelsen, Stine Stengade, Peter Mygind

7.3 IMDB Rating 3,834 Views
Flags of Our Fathers 2006

In 1945, the Marines attack twelve thousand Japaneses protecting the twenty square kilometers of the sacred Iwo Jima island in a very violent battle. When they reach the Mount Suribachi and six Marines raise their flag on the top, the picture becomes a symbol in a post Great Depression America. The government brings the three survivors to America to raise funds for war, bringing hope to desolate people, and making the three men heroes of the war. However, the traumatized trio has difficulty dealing with the image built by their superiors, sharing the heroism with their mates.

Category: Drama, History, War

Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Adam Beach, John Benjamin Hickey

7.1 IMDB Rating 5,595 Views
The Ghost Army 2013

During World War II, a hand-picked group of American GI's undertook a bizarre mission: create a traveling road show of deception on the battlefields of Europe, with the German Army as their audience. The 23rd Headquarters Special Troops used inflatable rubber tanks, sound trucks, and dazzling performance art to bluff the enemy again and again, often right along the front lines. Many of the men picked to carry out these dangerous deception missions were artists. Some went on to become famous, including fashion designer Bill Blass. In their spare time, they painted and sketched their way across Europe, creating a unique and moving visual record of their war. Their secret mission was kept hushed up for nearly 50 years after the war's end.

Category: Documentary, History

Stars: Wesley Clark, Peter Coyote

7.7 IMDB Rating 4,277 Views
Suomen Hauskin Mies 2018

In a detention camp in 1918, a group of Finnish actors are sentenced to death. When an important German general arrives, the camp's vicious commandant forges out a cruel plan: the imprisoners have to perform a comedy - and if they can make the visiting general laugh, they will be spared. A story about zest for life and power of laughter. Based on true events.

Category: Drama, History, War

Stars: Martti Suosalo, Jani Volanen, Leena Pöysti, Paavo Kinnunen

6.8 IMDB Rating 3,820 Views
Colette 2018

Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Eleanor Tomlinson

6,9 IMDB Rating 4,988 Views
Les Miserables 2018

Television adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel which follows Jean Valjean as he evades capture by the unyielding Inspector Javert. Set against a backdrop of post-Napoleonic France as unrest beings to grip the city of Paris once more.

Category: Drama, History, Romantic

Stars: Adeel Akhtar, David Oyelowo, Dominic West

8.1 IMDB Rating 7,936 Views
Charité 2017

The series describes the accomplishments of several famous German physicians and scientists at the prestigious Charité hospital in Berlin towards the end of the 19th century.

Category: Drama, History

Stars: Alicia von Rittberg, Maximilian Meyer-Bretschneider, Justus von Dohnányi

7,6 IMDB Rating 3,936 Views
We Were Soldiers 2002

A telling of the 1st Battalion, 7 Cavalry Regiment, 1st Calvary Division's battle against overwhelming odds in the La Drang valley of Vietnam in 1965. Seen through the eyes of the battalion's commander, Lt. Col. Hal Moore (played by Mel Gibson), we see him take command of the battalion and its preparations to go into Vietnam. We also see how the French had, years earlier, been defeated in the same area. The battle was to be the first major engagement between US and NVA forces in Vietnam and showed the use of helicopters as mobility providers and assault support aircraft.

Category: Action, Drama, History

Stars: Mel Gibson,Madeleine Stowe,Greg Kinnear,Sam Elliott

7.2 IMDB Rating 7,610 Views
First Man 2018

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke

7,7 IMDB Rating 9,818 Views
Ashes in the Snow 2018

In 1941, a 16 year-old aspiring artist and her family are deported to Siberia amidst Stalin's brutal dismantling of the Baltic region. One girl's passion for art and her never-ending hope will break the silence of history.

Category: Drama, History, Romantic

Stars: Bel Powley, Peter Franzén, Sophie Cookson

8,0 IMDB Rating 4,676 Views
Padmaavat 2018

Set in medieval Rajasthan, Queen Padmavati is married to a noble king and they live in a prosperous fortress with their subjects until an ambitious Sultan hears of Padmavati's beauty and forms an obsessive love for the Queen of Mewar.

Category: Drama, History, Romantic

Stars: Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor

7.0 IMDB Rating 3,352 Views
The Captain 2017

In the last moments of World War II, a young German soldier fighting for survival finds a Nazi captain's uniform. Impersonating an officer, the man quickly takes on the monstrous identity of the perpetrators he is trying to escape from.

Category: Drama, History, War

Stars: Max Hubacher, Milan Peschel, Frederick Lau

7,8 IMDB Rating 6,452 Views