History

Zeitgeist
8.2

Zeitgeist

2007  

Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist: the Movie is a 2007 documentary film by Peter Joseph examining possible historical and modern conspiracies surrounding Christianity, ...
Breach
7.0

Breach

2007  

Breach

Eric O’Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in ...
Goodbye Bafana
7.1

Goodbye Bafana

The true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The ...
Nanking
7.7

Nanking

2007  

Nanking

The story of the rape of Nanking, one of the most tragic events in history. In 1937, the invading Japanese army murdered over 200,000 and raped ...
The Good Shepherd
6.7

The Good Shepherd

Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father’s suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally ...
The Nativity Story
6.8

The Nativity Story

Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and ...
Flags of Our Fathers
7.1

Flags of Our Fathers

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is ...
Flyboys
6.5

Flyboys

2006  

Flyboys

The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and ...
El cantante
5.5

El cantante

2006  

El cantante

The rise and fall of salsa singer, Héctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002.
Bobby
7.0

Bobby

2006  

Bobby

In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. ...
World Trade Center
6.0

World Trade Center

On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port ...
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
7.5

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O’Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a ...
Rang De Basanti
8.2

Rang De Basanti

After a group of friends graduate from Delhi University, they listlessly haunt their old campus, until a British filmmaker casts them in a film ...
The New World
6.7

The New World

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.
Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha

A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a ...
The White Countess
6.7

The White Countess

The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, “The White Countess” is both ...
The Great Raid
6.7

The Great Raid

As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate ...
Cinderella Man
8.0

Cinderella Man

The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of ...
Alexander
5.6

Alexander

2004  

Alexander

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the ...
Hotel Rwanda
8.1

Hotel Rwanda

2004  

Hotel Rwanda

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly ...
Downfall
8.2

Downfall

2004  

Downfall

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force ...
King Arthur
6.3

King Arthur

2004  

King Arthur

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the ‘Sarmatian hypothesis’ which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the ...
Miracle
7.5

Miracle

2004  

Miracle

In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team’s coach, Herb Brooks, put a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut ...
Cold Mountain
7.2

Cold Mountain

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman ...
The Fog of War
8.2

The Fog of War

Using archival footage, United States Cabinet conversation recordings, and an interview of the 85-year-old Robert McNamara, THE FOG OF WAR ...
The Last Samurai
7.7

The Last Samurai

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai ...
Saints and Soldiers
6.8

Saints and Soldiers

Five American soldiers fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces ...
Seabiscuit
7.3

Seabiscuit

2003  

Seabiscuit

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Gods and Generals
6.4

Gods and Generals

The film centers mostly around the personal and professional life of Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, a brilliant if eccentric Confederate ...
Gangs of New York
7.5

Gangs of New York

It’s 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic ...
Hero
7.9

Hero

2002  

Hero

One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.
K-19: The Widowmaker
6.7

K-19: The Widowmaker

When Russia’s first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
Windtalkers
6.0

Windtalkers

2002  

Windtalkers

Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a “windtalker” – one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay ...
We Were Soldiers
7.2

We Were Soldiers

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Rabbit-Proof Fence
7.5

Rabbit-Proof Fence

In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback.
Black Hawk Down
7.7

Black Hawk Down

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, ...
Pearl Harbor
6.1

Pearl Harbor

2001  

Pearl Harbor

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a ...