History

Want to watch some history? This our top list of movies/tv shows you can watch for free.

These films recreate past events. They are expensive and lavish to produce, because they require elaborate and panoramic settings, on-location filming, authentic period costumes, inflated action on a massive scale and large casts of characters.

Gotti
5

Gotti

2018
Gotti
John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.
5 /1
211
7.5
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211

2018
211
Inspired by one of the longest and bloodiest real-life events in police history, Officer Mike Chandler and a young civilian passenger find themselves under-prepared and outgunned when fate puts them squarely in the crosshairs of a daring bank heist in progress by a fearless team of highly-trained and heavily-armed men.
7.5 /2
The Last Witness
8
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The Last Witness
An ambitious young journalist uncovers the horrific slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers during World War II, a secret kept hidden for far too many years.
8 /1
Glossary of Broken Dreams
8
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Glossary of Broken Dreams
Puppets! Pixels! Anime! Live action! Stock footage! Lumpennerd Johannes Grenzfurthner gives an ideotaining cinematic revue about important political concepts. Everyone is talking about freedom! Privacy! Identity! Resistance! The Market! The Left! But, yikes, Johannes can't tolerate ignorant and topically abusive comments on the "Internet" anymore! Supported by writer Ishan Raval, in this film, Johannes explains, re-evaluates, and sometimes sacrifices political ...
8 /1
The 15:17 to Paris
5
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The 15:17 to Paris
In August 2015, an ISIS terrorist boarded train #9364 from Brussels to Paris. Armed with an AK-47 and enough ammo to kill more than 500 people, the terrorist might have succeeded except for three American friends who refused to give in to fear. One was a college student, one was a martial arts enthusiast and airman first class in the ...
5 /1
12 Strong
8
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12 Strong

2018
12 Strong
A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.
8 /3
The Post
6.7
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The Post

2017
The Post
A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
6.7 /3
All the Money in the World
7
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All the Money in the World
The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.
7 /1
The Disaster Artist
4.5
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The Disaster Artist
An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.
4.5 /2
Operation Dunkirk
2.5
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Operation Dunkirk
A band of soldiers tasked with staying behind during the Battle of Dunkirk to rescue a scientist with information that could turn the tide of the war must battle their way through dangerous Nazi territory to complete their mission.
2.5 /2
Dunkirk
9.5
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Dunkirk

2017
Dunkirk
The miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbor of Dunkirk, France, between May 26th and June 4th 1940, during the Battle of France in World War II.
9.5 /6
The Man Who Invented Christmas
7
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The Man Who Invented Christmas
After a series his books have been flops, Charles Dickens decides to write and self-publish 'A Christmas Carol'.
7 /1
Darkest Hour
8.5
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Darkest Hour
A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the ...
8.5 /2
Professor Marston & the Wonder Women
7
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women
The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
7 /1
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House
6
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Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House
The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
6 /1
Goodbye Christopher Robin
7
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Goodbye Christopher Robin
The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.
7 /1
Maze
6
HD

Maze

2017
Maze
Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.
6 /1
Battle of the Sexes
7
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Battle of the Sexes
The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.
7 /1
Victoria & Abdul
7
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Victoria & Abdul
Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
7 /1