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Movies about History

The historic genre has always existed and the term is used in reference to a wide range of movies from different times. Here you can browse a rational list, consisting of films divided into period or event categories: stone age, 9/11 ones, Middle Ages and the French Revolution, with dozens of subcategories and specific sections about wars.

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1937

Grand Illusion

La Grande Illusion

  • 9,0

World War I

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1993

Schindler's List

Schindler's List

  • 9,0

Holocaust

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2006

The Lives of Others

Das Leben der Anderen

  • 9,0

Fall of Berlin Wall and Post-Communist Europe

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1987

Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket

  • 9,0

Vietnam War

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1978

The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter

  • 9,0

Vietnam War

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2000

Paragraph 175

Paragraph 175

  • 8,5

Holocaust

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2017

Hostiles

Hostiles

  • 8,5

American Indian Wars (1622-1898 ca.)

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2004

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda

  • 8,5

Contemporary History – Other

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1957

Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

  • 8,5

World War I

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1998

Train of Life

Train de vie

  • 8,5

Holocaust

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1990

Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

  • 8,5

American Indian Wars (1622-1898 ca.)

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2003

Good bye, Lenin!

Good bye, Lenin!

  • 8,5

Fall of Berlin Wall and Post-Communist Europe

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1986

Platoon

Platoon

  • 8,5

Vietnam War

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1942

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

  • 8,3

Nazism

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2019

Romulus & Remus: The First King

Il primo re

  • 8,0

The Roman Kingdom

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2018

Another Day of Life

Another Day of Life

  • 8,0

Contemporary History – Other

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2018

Santiago, Italia

Santiago, Italia

  • 8,0

Dictatorships in Chile

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2017

A Bag of Marbles

Un sac de billes

  • 8,0

Nazism

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2017

First They Killed My Father

First They Killed My Father

  • 8,0

Contemporary History – Other

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2017

Raphael: The Lord of the Arts

Raffaello - Il Principe delle Arti

  • 8,0

Reinassance and Humanism

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2014

The Look of Silence

The Look of Silence

  • 8,0

Contemporary History – Other

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1995

Lessons of Darkness

Lektionen in Finsternis

  • 8,0

Gulf War

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2010

Once Brothers

Once Brothers

  • 8,0

Yugoslav Wars

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1966

A Man for All Seasons

A Man for All Seasons

  • 8,0

Reinassance and Humanism

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2007

Ghosts of Abu Ghraib

Ghosts of Abu Ghraib

  • 8,0

Iraq War

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1925

The Big Parade

The Big Parade

  • 8,0

World War I

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1956

The Searchers

The Searchers

  • 8,0

American Indian Wars (1622-1898 ca.)

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1976

All the President's Men

All the President's Men

  • 8,0

Contemporary History – Other

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1975

The Man Who Would Be King

The Man Who Would Be King

  • 8,0

Colonialism in India

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2001

Anne Frank: The Whole Story

Anne Frank: The Whole Story

  • 8,0

Nazism

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1930

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

  • 8,0

World War I

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1972

Aguirre, the Wrath of God

Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes

  • 8,0

Colonialism in South-America

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1930

The Dawn Patrol

The Dawn Patrol

  • 8,0

World War I

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1943

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

  • 8,0

World War II

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2008

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

  • 8,0

Holocaust

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1959

The Great War

La grande guerra

  • 8,0

World War I

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1964

Zulu

Zulu

  • 8,0

Colonialism in Africa

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1966

The Battle of Algiers

La battaglia di Algeri

  • 8,0

Colonialism in Africa

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1962

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia

  • 8,0

World War I

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1982

Gandhi

Gandhi

  • 8,0

Colonialism in India

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1991

JFK

JFK

  • 8,0

Contemporary History – Other

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1986

The Mission

The Mission

  • 8,0

Colonialism in South-America

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1965

The Shop on Main Street

Obchod na korze

  • 8,0

Holocaust

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1946

Paisan

Paisà

  • 8,0

World War II

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1945

Rome, Open City

Roma città aperta

  • 8,0

Anti-Fascism and Anti-Nazism

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1985

The Official Story

La historia oficial

  • 8,0

Dictatorships in Argentina

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2004

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War

태극기 휘날리며

  • 8,0

Korean War

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2006

The Last King of Scotland

The Last King of Scotland

  • 8,0

African Dictatorships

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2010

The Round Up

La Rafle

  • 8,0

Holocaust

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1968

Where Eagles Dare

Where Eagles Dare

  • 8,0

World War II

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