Historical Movies

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Hotel Mumbai 2019 Completed

Recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated… 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.

Never Look Away 2019

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, the film tells the story of a young art stu… more

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, the film tells the story of a young art student, Kurt (Tom Schilling) who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie (Paula Beer). Ellie's father, Professor Seeband (Sebastian Koch), a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter's choice of boyfriend, and vows to destroy the relationship. What neither of them knows is that their lives are already connected through a terrible crime Seeband committed decades ago...

Midway 2019 Production

The four-day battle in 1942 took place six months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, and saw the U.S. Navy… more

The four-day battle in 1942 took place six months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, and saw the U.S. Navy decisively defeat an attacking fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy.

Locations: CA - Unknown; US - Hawaii

Operation Finale 2018 Completed

Fifteen years after the end of World War II, acting on irrefutable evidence, a top-secret team of Israeli agen… 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.

Peterloo 2019 Completed

Chronicles the 1819 massacre by British government forces at a peaceful pro-democracy rally. Some 700 working… 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.

They Shall Not Grow Old 2018 Completed

The acclaimed documentary is an extraordinary look at the soldiers and events of the Great War, using film foo… 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.

Titanic 2012 Completed

A boy and a girl from differing social backgrounds meet during the ill-fated maiden voyage of the 'unsinkable'… more

A boy and a girl from differing social backgrounds meet during the ill-fated maiden voyage of the 'unsinkable' RMS Titanic.

Silence 2017 Completed

Tells the story of two Christian missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who face the ultimate test of… more

Tells the story of two Christian missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor (Liam Neeson) – at a time when Christianity was outlawed and their presence forbidden.

Emperor 2013 Completed

Starring Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox, and newcomer Eriko Hatsune, Emperor brings to life… more

Starring Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox, and newcomer Eriko Hatsune, Emperor brings to life the American occupation of Japan in the perilous and unpredictable days just after Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender. As General Douglas MacArthur (Jones) suddenly finds himself the de facto ruler of a foreign nation, he assigns an expert in Japanese culture - General Bonner Fellers (Fox), to covertly investigate the looming question hanging over the country: should the Japanese Emperor, worshiped by his people but accused of war crimes, be punished or saved?

Locations: Japan; New Zealand

Legacy of Secrecy TBA Announced

After the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Mafia godfather Carlos Marcello confesses to FBI informant Jack Va… more

After the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Mafia godfather Carlos Marcello confesses to FBI informant Jack Van Laningham to having ordered JFK's assassination. As part of a dangerous and long-secret undercover operation, the FBI had positioned Van Laningham to become confidant to Marcello, who ruled organized crime in Louisiana and most of Texas for decades.

The Trial of the Chicago 7 TBA Pre-Production

The trials of protestors at the 1968 Democratic convention in Chicago, where clashes between demonstrators and… more

The trials of protestors at the 1968 Democratic convention in Chicago, where clashes between demonstrators and police made it one of the defining events of the '60s.

Exodus: Gods and Kings 2014 Completed

The story of one man's daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects… more

The story of one man's daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects and 3D immersion, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses (Christian Bale) as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses (Joel Edgerton), setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

The Guernsey Literary a... 2018 Completed

The story follows a writer, as she forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the after… 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.

Fury 2014 Completed

At the end of World War II, April 1945, the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-har… 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.

Harriet 2019 Post-Production

Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery and later helps free dozens of people from servitude with the Underground… more

Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery and later helps free dozens of people from servitude with the Underground Railroad in the face of growing pre-Civil War adversity. She also serves as a spy for the Union and also fights for a woman’s right to vote.

Against the Sun 2015 Completed

In one of the most harrowing true stories of World War II, three US Navy airmen crash land their torpedo bombe… 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.

Salt to the Sea TBA Development

At the end of WWII, three refugees from East Prussia believe their way to safety is on the ship the Wilhelm Gu… more

At the end of WWII, three refugees from East Prussia believe their way to safety is on the ship the Wilhelm Gustloff. Just when freedom seems in their grasp, tragedy strikes: the sinking of that ship ias one of the worst maritime disasters that ever occurred.

Paul Revere TBA Development

Over a 24-hour period in 1775 during the American Revolution, Boston silversmith Paul Revere makes "midnight r… more

Over a 24-hour period in 1775 during the American Revolution, Boston silversmith Paul Revere makes "midnight ride" from Charlestown to Lexington, Massachusetts in order to warn the Colonial militia of the impending British invasion.