Browse Movies : Completed : Historical
Recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumba… more
Recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi (Anupam Kher) and a waiter (Dev Patel) who choose to risk their lives to protect their guests. As the world watches on, a desperate couple (Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi) is forced to make unthinkable sacrifices to protect their newborn child.
Set in the late 1880s, The Current War details the rivalry between Thomas Edison… more
Set in the late 1880s, The Current War details the rivalry between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse and the race to create a marketable and sustainable electricity system. Edison championed the use of a direct current for electric power distribution over an alternating current, which was backed by Westinghouse Electric and a host of European companies.
Rooney Mara & Joaquin Phoenix star in the moving story of a miraculous woman dri… more
Rooney Mara & Joaquin Phoenix star in the moving story of a miraculous woman driven by her faith to follow Jesus.
A boy and a girl from differing social backgrounds meet during the ill-fated mai… more
A boy and a girl from differing social backgrounds meet during the ill-fated maiden voyage of the 'unsinkable' RMS Titanic.
Fifteen years after the end of World War II, acting on irrefutable evidence, a t… more
Fifteen years after the end of World War II, acting on irrefutable evidence, a top-secret team of Israeli agents travel to Argentina where Eichmann (Kingsley) has been in hiding together with his family under an alias Ricardo Klement and execute an extremely dangerous abduction. In attempting to sneak him out of Argentina to stand trial in Israel while being pursued by the country’s right-wing forces, agent Peter Malkin (Isaac) is forced to engage Eichmann in an intense and gripping game of cat-and-mouse with life-and-death stakes.
Set in the late 19th century, monster hunter Dr. Gabriel Van Helsing (Jackman) i… more
Set in the late 19th century, monster hunter Dr. Gabriel Van Helsing (Jackman) is summoned to a mysterious land in East Europe to vanquish evil forces... like Count Dracula (Richard Roxburgh), the Wolf Man (Will Kemp), and Frankenstein's Monster (Shuler Hensley). Assisting him once he gets there is Anna (Kate Beckinsale), the heir of a long-running family committed to hunting down and destroying Dracula.
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are… more
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them.
Set in Detroit, Michigan, a number of devastating riots take place over five sum… more
Set in Detroit, Michigan, a number of devastating riots take place over five summer days in 1967.
Jason Mitchell, Kaitlyn Dever, Jack Reynor, Megan Ellison, Kris Davis, Jacob Latimore, John Krasinski, Chris Chalk, Gbenga Akinnabve, Hannah Murray, Mark Boal, Will Poulter, Kathryn Bigelow, Malcolm David Kelley, Miguel Pimentel, Austin Hebert, Laz Alonzo, Jeremy Strong, John Boyega, Peyton Alex Smith, Anthony Mackie, Nathan Davis Jr., Leon Thomas III, Algee Smith, Joseph David Jones, Matthew Budman, Ben O'Toole, Ephraim Sykes
1913, Budapest, in the heart of Europe as World War I approaches. The young Iris… more
1913, Budapest, in the heart of Europe as World War I approaches. The young Irisz Leiter arrives in the Hungarian capital with high hopes to work as a milliner at Leiter, the legendary hat store that once belonged to her late parents; but she is quickly sent away by the new owner, Oszkár Brill. While preparations are under way at the store to host important wealthy, royal guests, a man abruptly comes to Irisz looking for Kálmán Leiter, who he says is her brother. Refusing to leave the city, the young woman follows Kálmán’s tracks, her only link to a lost past. Her quest brings her through the dark, dusty streets of Budapest, where only the Leiter hat store shines, into the turmoil of a civilization on the eve of its downfall.
The acclaimed documentary is an extraordinary look at the soldiers and events of… more
The acclaimed documentary is an extraordinary look at the soldiers and events of the Great War, using film footage captured at the time, now presented as the world has never seen. By utilizing state-of-the-art restoration, colorization and 3D technologies, and pulling from 600 hours of BBC archival interviews, Jackson puts forth an intensely gripping, immersive and authentic experience through the eyes and voices of the British soldiers who lived it.
In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free b… more
In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by Michael Fassbender), as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist (Brad Pitt) will forever alter his life.
At the end of World War II, April 1945, the Allies make their final push in the… more
At the end of World War II, April 1945, the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and his five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their attempt to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.
Chronicles the 1819 massacre by British government forces at a peaceful pro-demo… more
Chronicles the 1819 massacre by British government forces at a peaceful pro-democracy rally. Some 700 working people were injured and 18 killed during the incident in Manchester.
In one of the most harrowing true stories of World War II, three US Navy airmen… more
In one of the most harrowing true stories of World War II, three US Navy airmen crash land their torpedo bomber in the South Pacific and find themselves on a tiny life raft, surrounded by open ocean. No food. No water. No hope of rescue. Against incredible odds, these three virtual strangers must survive storms, sharks, starvation - and each other - as they try to sail more than a thousand miles to safety.
The story follows a writer, as she forms an unexpected bond with the residents o… more
The story follows a writer, as she forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.
Directed by Academy Award®-winner Anthony Minghella ("The English Patient", "The… more
Directed by Academy Award®-winner Anthony Minghella ("The English Patient", "The Talented Mr. Ripley") and based on Charles Frazier's best-selling Civil War novel of the same name, "Cold Mountain" tells the story of Inman (Jude Law), a wounded confederate soldier who is on a perilous journey home to his mountain community, hoping to reunite with his pre-war sweetheart, Ada (Nicole Kidman). In his absence, Ada struggles to survive, and revive her father's farm with the help of intrepid young drifter Ruby (Renee Zellweger).
The Battleship Island is based on a true story during WWII when Korea was under… more
The Battleship Island is based on a true story during WWII when Korea was under the colonial rule of Japan. In 1944, 400 conscripted Korean civilians head out to Hashima Island. Nicknamed “The Battleship Island” after its resemblance to a war vessel, many were lured by false promises of high wages. Upon arrival, they found that workers are forced into slave labor. As the U.S. launches a massive counterattack on Japan, the Japanese decide to blow up the island in order to bury the truth about their awful treatment of the Korean slave labors. A Korean independence activist discovers the plan and works with others on the island for a mass escape.
Chronicles some of Christopher Columbus' exploits with the indigenous people he… more
Chronicles some of Christopher Columbus' exploits with the indigenous people he encountered in the Americas, circa 1492.
Set in 1303 AD medieval India, Padmavati is the story of honor, valour and obses… more
Set in 1303 AD medieval India, Padmavati is the story of honor, valour and obsession. Queen Padmavati is known for her exceptional beauty and is the wife of Maharawal Ratan Singh and pride of the Kingdom of Chittor, a prosperous kingdom in the northwest of India. The legend of her beauty reaches the reigning sultan of Hindustan – Allaudin Khilji. The sultan, who is a tyrant, is fixated with wanting anything that is of exceptional beauty for himself. He lays siege on the impregnable fortress of Chittorgarh. After a grueling six months, he returns to Delhi empty-handed. He becomes obsessed and now wants to capture Chittor and its Queen at any cost. He returns back with a bigger army and raging fury. He attacks Chittor with brutal force, and a bloody and fearsome battle takes place between the righteous Maharawal Ratan Singh, defending his kingdom and the honor of his queen, and Sultan Allaudin Khilji. Khilji manages to breach the fortress but in vain, as the Queen chooses to make the ultimate sacrifice to protect her dignity.
1944. As the war in Europe continues to take its toll on Allied forces, the Pent… more
1944. As the war in Europe continues to take its toll on Allied forces, the Pentagon brass has no recourse but to consider unorthodox options -- including the untried and untested African-American pilots of the experimental Tuskegee training program. Just as the young Tuskegee men are on the brink of being shut down and shipped back home, they are given the ultimate chance to show their courage. Against all the odds, with something to prove and everything to lose, these intrepid young airmen take to the skies to fight for their country -- and the fate of the free world.
Michael B. Jordan, Tristan Wilds, David Oyelowo, Anthony Hemingway, Rick Otto, Terrence Howard, Kevin Phillips, Bryan Cranston, Andre Royo, Daniela Ruah, Elijah Kelley, Lee Tergesen, Leslie Odom Jr., John Ridley, Method Man, Marcus T. Paulk, Rick McCallum, Nate Parker, Cuba Gooding Jr., George Lucas, Charles Floyd Johnson, Ne-Yo