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Hamilton 2020

The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Filmed live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theatre with the original Broadway cast.

Director: Thomas Kail

9,0 IMDB Rating 34 Views
Warrior 2019–

Set against the backdrop of San Francisco's Chinatown in the aftermath of the Civil War, Warrior tells the story of a young martial arts prodigy, newly arrived from China, who finds himself caught up in the bloody Chinatown Tong wars.

Director: Jonathan Tropper

Stars: Jason Tobin, Andrew Koji, Olivia Cheng

9,3 IMDB Rating 16,143 Views
Dark Side Of The Ring 2019–

From backstage controversies to mysterious deaths and unsolved homicides, this series explores the darkest stories from the golden age of professional wrestling, and tries to find truth at the intersection of fantasy and reality.

Stars: Dutch Mantell, Bruce Prichard, James E. Cornette

9,3 IMDB Rating 2,473 Views
The Vietnam War 2017

Epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in history as never told before on film. Visceral and immersive, exploring the human dimensions of the war through revelatory testimony of nearly 80 witnesses.

Stars: Peter Coyote, Huy Duc, Duong Van Mai Elliott

9,2 IMDB Rating 7,040 Views
Greatest Events of WWII in Colour 2019

A series of colorized archive footage of important events during World War II.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, James Holland, Geoffrey Wawro

9,0 IMDB Rating 610 Views
Schindlers List 1993

Oskar Schindler is a vainglorious and greedy German businessman who becomes an unlikely humanitarian amid the barbaric German Nazi reign when he feels compelled to turn his factory into a refuge for Jews. Based on the true story of Oskar Schindler who managed to save about 1100 Jews from being gassed at the Auschwitz concentration camp, it is a testament to the good in all of us.

Stars: Liam Neeson,Ben Kingsley,Ralph Fiennes,Caroline Goodall,Jonathan Sagall,Embeth Davidtz,Malgorzata Gebel,Shmuel Levy,Mark Ivanir,Béatrice Macola,Andrzej Seweryn,Friedrich von Thun,Krzysztof Luft,Harry Nehring,Norbert Weisser

8.9 IMDB Rating 5,982 Views
Deadwood 2019

A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.

Director: Daniel Minahan

Stars: Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant, Robin Weigert, Brad Dourif

8.7 IMDB Rating 4,993 Views
A Girl Named Jo 2019–

Two girls from opposite sides of the tracks begin to unravel a dark chapter in Attaway's past.

Stars: Annie LeBlanc, Addison Riecke, Bella Shepard

8.7 IMDB Rating 664 Views
Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo 2017

At the heart of the Apollo program was the special band of brothers in Mission Control. The feature documentary film Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo tells their stories, describing the rural homesteads and smokestack towns they came from, and the remarkable team they became. The film consists of interviews with those who worked in Mission Control and astronauts, enhanced by extraordinary archive, stunning VFX and an original orchestral score. The film covers the first journeys to the moon by Apollo 8 and Apollo 11, and the huge effort required to save the crew of Apollo 13.

Stars: N/A

8.6 IMDB Rating 2,159 Views
History 101 2020–

It is a new type of history show for a new type of audience: Big History delivered in an unadulterated hit of premium archive and jaw-dropping infographics.

8.4 IMDB Rating 65 Views
They Shall Not Grow Old 2018

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.

Stars: Peter Jackson

8.4 IMDB Rating 4,341 Views
Capsule 2015

Guy is an experienced British fighter pilot who is in command of Britain's first manned mission to space. He has trained for this for three years at the height of the Cold War and now he is alone in space with a malfunctioning capsule. He has limited contact with the UK, some unusual communication with the US and some unorthodox communication with Tyuratam deep in Soviet Russia. Who will help him? Will he make the right choice?

Stars: Edmund Kingsley,Lisa Greenwood,David Wayman,Nigel Barber

8.4 IMDB Rating 2,279 Views
The Act of Killing 2012

A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.

Stars: Anwar Congo,Herman Koto,Syamsul Arifin,Ibrahim Sinik,Yapto Soerjosoemarno,Safit Pardede,Jusuf Kalla,Adi Zulkadry,Soaduon Siregar,Suryono,Haji Marzuki,Haji Anif,Rahmat Shah,Sakhyan Asmara

8.3 IMDB Rating 2,643 Views
An Adventure in Space and Time 2013

In 1963 Sydney Newman, progressive head of BBC TV's drama department, wants to fill a Saturday tea-time slot with a show with youth appeal and hits on the idea of an august figure, like a doctor, leading a group of companions on time travel adventures. He engages inexperienced young producer Verity Lambert to expand the idea. Fighting sexist and racial bigotry Verity and young Indian director Waris Hussein persuade crusty character actor William Hartnell to play the doctor figure and, despite technical hiccups and competition with coverage of the Kennedy assassination, the first episode of 'Doctor Who' is born. As the show becomes a success Hartnell displays an obsession with his character but, after three years, ill health catches up with him and he starts to forget lines. Newman tells him that Doctor Who will 'regenerate' and he will be replaced by younger actor Patrick Troughton. Though attached to the part and reluctant to give it up Hartnell wishes every success to Troughton, the first of several actors to play a part which will endure for fifty years.

Stars: David Bradley,Ross Gurney-Randall,Roger May,Sam Hoare

8.3 IMDB Rating 997 Views
The Viking War 2019

Ingrid and her siblings are on the run from the Beserkers who have begun invading the villages, taking over, savagely using the residents on a game where they vs a Beserker, and if they win, they get to survive - only, no one ever wins. The siblings are trying to escape the Beserkers after they violently murdered and took over their town. However, the Beserkers are on their trail, and want to put them in the game.

Director: Louisa Warren

Stars: Darcie Lincoln, Peter Cosgrove, Victor Toth, Georgia Wood

8.3 IMDB Rating 3,839 Views
Downfall 2004

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Soviet Armies closing in from the west and south. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his Generals and advisers to fight to the last man. "Downfall" explores these final days of the Reich, where senior German leaders (such as Himmler and Goring) began defecting from their beloved Fuhrer, in an effort to save their own lives, while still others (Joseph Goebbels) pledge to die with Hitler. Hitler, himself, degenerates into a paranoid shell of a man, full of optimism one moment and suicidal depression the next. When the end finally does comes, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

Stars: Bruno Ganz,Alexandra Maria Lara,Corinna Harfouch,Ulrich Matthes

8.3 IMDB Rating 4,149 Views
Airlift 2016

It is in this scenario that Ranjit Katyal (played by Akshay Kumar), a wealthy and powerful Indian businessman, who has always seen himself as a Kuwaiti, rather than an Indian, realizes that he no longer wields any influence on the Iraqis, and that he and his family are in as much danger as anyone else. Ranjit unknowingly becomes the man who all 170,000 Indians look up to for getting them out safely from Kuwait. Airlift is the story of Indians stranded in Kuwait during this traumatic time. A story of how they, with the help of Ranjit Katyal, managed to survive the Iraqi invasion, and against all odds traveled a thousand kilometers across the border into Amman, Jordan. From Amman, 170,000 Indians were brought home by the largest and the most successful evacuation ever attempted by any country, in the history of the world. Over 59 days, the Indian government systematically flew over 488 Air India commercial flights into a war zone to evacuate all 170,000 Indians and safely bring them back home. Airlift is an uplifting and entertaining edge-of-the-seat thriller and is the story of the biggest ever human evacuation in the history of mankind.

Director: Raja Menon

Stars: Akshay Kumar,Nimrat Kaur,Kumud Mishra,Prakash Belawadi

8.3 IMDB Rating 2,483 Views
Poldark 2015–

Ross Poldark returns home after American Revolutionary War and rebuilds his life with a new business venture, making new enemies and finding a new love where he least expects it.

Director: Debbie Horsfield

Stars: Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Jack Farthing

8.3 IMDB Rating 30,602 Views
The Fog of War 2003

Former corporate whiz kid Robert McNamara was the controversial Secretary of Defense in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, during the height of the Vietnam War. This Academy Award-winning documentary, augmented by archival footage, gives the conflicted McNamara a platform on which he attempts to confront his and the U.S. government's actions in Southeast Asia in light of the horrors of modern warfare, the end of ideology and the punitive judgment of history.

Stars: Robert McNamara

8.2 IMDB Rating 1,426 Views
Gone with the Wind 1939

Scarlett is a woman who can deal with a nation at war, Atlanta burning, the Union Army carrying off everything from her beloved Tara, the carpetbaggers who arrive after the war. Scarlett is beautiful. She has vitality. But Ashley, the man she has wanted for so long, is going to marry his placid cousin, Melanie. Mammy warns Scarlett to behave herself at the party at Twelve Oaks. There is a new man there that day, the day the Civil War begins. Rhett Butler. Scarlett does not know he is in the room when she pleads with Ashley to choose her instead of Melanie.

Director: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood

Stars: Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O'Neil, Vivien Leigh, Evelyn Keyes

8.2 IMDB Rating 3,029 Views
Baltu Ciltis 2018

These are religious rituals, magical and true, the Battle of Saule, the Crusaders battles, our ancestors fiery battles for the free land. Who were the last pagans of Europe and who did they believe?

Director: Lauris Abele,Raitis Abele

8.2 IMDB Rating 14 Views
Zeitgeist 2007

This film gathers information from many sources and puts it together in a way that shows it is possible for people to be manipulated by large institutions, governments and economic powers. It is divided into 3 parts. 1. Religion: Pagan astrological beliefs compared to modern and ancient religions. (9:35-35:53) 2. 9/11: An overview of the numerous questionable aspects of this immensely important event. (35:54-1:09:16) 3. The Federal Reserve Bank: A history of its formation and ability to control the economy. (1:09:17-1:56:23) With many news clips from tragic events in history, audio excerpts from those who believe people are being misled about the level of freedom they have.

Director: Peter Joseph

Stars: Chogyam Trungpa,Jordan Maxwell,George Carlin,Bill Hicks

8.2 IMDB Rating 1,918 Views
Les Miserables 2018

Television adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel which follows Jean Valjean as he evades capture by the unyielding Inspector Javert. Set against a backdrop of post-Napoleonic France as unrest beings to grip the city of Paris once more.

Stars: Adeel Akhtar, David Oyelowo, Dominic West

8.1 IMDB Rating 3,878 Views
There Will Be Blood 2007

The intersecting life stories of Daniel Plainview and Eli Sunday in early twentieth century California presents miner-turned-oilman Daniel Plainview, a driven man who will do whatever it takes to achieve his goals. He works hard but also takes advantage of those around him at their expense if need be. His business partner/son (H.W.) is, in reality, an "acquired" child whose true biological single-parent father (working on one of Daniel's rigs) died in a workplace accident. Daniel is deeply protective of H.W. if only for what H.W. brings to the partnership. Eli Sunday is one in a pair of twins whose family farm Daniel purchases for the major oil deposit located on it. Eli, a local preacher and a self-proclaimed faith healer, wants the money from the sale of the property to finance his own church. The lives of the two competitive men often clash as Daniel pumps oil off the property and tries to acquire all the surrounding land at bargain prices to be able to build a pipeline to the coast, and as Eli tries to build his own religious empire.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis,Martin Stringer,Matthew Braden Stringer,Jacob Stringer

8.1 IMDB Rating 3,083 Views
Hotel Rwanda 2004

During the 1990s, some of the worst atrocities in the history of mankind took place in the country of Rwanda--and in an era of high-speed communication and round the clock news, the events went almost unnoticed by the rest of the world. In only three months, one million people were brutally murdered. In the face of these unspeakable actions, inspired by his love for his family, an ordinary man summons extraordinary courage to save the lives of over a thousand helpless refugees, by granting them shelter in the hotel he manages.

Director: Terry George

Stars: Don Cheadle,Xolani Mali,Desmond Dube,Hakeem Kae-Kazim

8.1 IMDB Rating 4,646 Views
Spotlight 2015

When the Boston Globe's tenacious "Spotlight" team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world.

Director: Tom McCarthy

Stars: Mark Ruffalo,Michael Keaton,Rachel McAdams,Liev Schreiber

8.1 IMDB Rating 2,561 Views
Hacksaw Ridge 2016

World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.

Director: Mel Gibson

8.1 IMDB Rating 139 Views
Woodstock 1970

An intimate look at the Woodstock Music & Art Festival held in Bethel, NY in 1969, from preparation through cleanup, with historic access to insiders, blistering concert footage, and portraits of the concertgoers; negative and positive aspects are shown, from drug use by performers to naked fans sliding in the mud, from the collapse of the fences by the unexpected hordes to the surreal arrival of National Guard helicopters with food and medical assistance for the impromptu city of 500,000.

Director: Michael Wadleigh

Stars: Richie Havens,Joan Baez,The Who,Sha-Na-Na

8.1 IMDB Rating 1,141 Views
Sharpe’s Waterloo 1997

Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell, "Sharpe's Waterloo" brings maverick British officer Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe to his last fight against the French, in June of 1815. Sharpe is assigned to the Prince of Orange's staff, and is rejoined with Sgt. Harper (retired) and riflemen Hagman and Harris at the famous battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo. Not only must Sharpe deal with incompetent orders from the Prince of Orange, that lead to slaughter, he confronts his wife's lover, Lord Rossendale, in the midst of battle. The film climaxes as Wellington's small army 'holds the line' against Napolean's veteran Imperial Guard.

Stars: Sean Bean,Daragh O'Malley,Abigail Cruttenden,Alexis Denisof,Cécile Paoli,Hugh Fraser,Paul Bettany,Oliver Tobias,Neil Dickson,Nicholas Irons,Martin Cochrane,Jason Salkey,John Tams,Martin Glyn Murray,Owen Brenman

8.1 IMDB Rating 1,278 Views
Disaster at Chernobyl 2004

Zero Hour dramatizes the hour leading up to some of the most memorable historical events as they unfold minute by minute. The focus of the series isn't the event itself, but the individual moments that culminate in the actual event. The aim of Zero Hour is to experience history just before it became history.

Stars: Paul McGann,David Morrissey,Sean Pertwee,Ben Johnson

8.1 IMDB Rating 3,143 Views
12 Years a Slave 2013

Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty personified by a malevolent slave owner, 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 will forever alter his life.

Director: Steve McQueen

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor,Dwight Henry,Dickie Gravois,Bryan Batt

8.1 IMDB Rating 4,875 Views
Barry Lyndon 1975

Barry Lyndon is the title of the movie, Which was released in the year 1975 and it is in Adventure, Drama, History genre categories. Barry Lyndon was directed by and starts are Hardy Krüger, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Ryan O'Neal. Enjoy Barry Lyndon and many others on fmovies. HD Link provided by fmovies for our users.

Stars: Ryan O'Neal,Marisa Berenson,Patrick Magee,Hardy Krüger

8.1 IMDB Rating 2,117 Views
Ben-Hur 1959

Judah Ben-Hur lives as a rich Jewish prince and merchant in Jerusalem at the beginning of the 1st century. Together with the new governor his old friend Messala arrives as commanding officer of the Roman legions. At first they are happy to meet after a long time but their different politic views separate them. During the welcome parade a roof tile falls down from Judah's house and injures the governor. Although Messala knows they are not guilty, he sends Judah to the galleys and throws his mother and sister into prison. But Judah swears to come back and take revenge.

Director: William Wyler

Stars: Charlton Heston,Jack Hawkins,Haya Harareet,Stephen Boyd

8.1 IMDB Rating 1,442 Views
The Last Witness 2018

An ambitious young journalist uncovers the horrific slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers during the Second World War. A secret that has been kept hidden for far too many years.

Director: Piotr Szkopiak

Stars: Alex Pettyfer, Robert Wieckiewicz, Talulah Riley

8,1 IMDB Rating 2,470 Views
Hatfields & McCoys

Dramatization of the bitter blood feud between the two families on the West Virginia/Kentucky border in the years after the Civil War.

Stars: Kevin Costner, Bill Paxton, Matt Barr

8,0 IMDB Rating 2,300 Views
Dunkirk 2017

Dunkirk is the title of the movie, Which was released in the year 2017 and it is in Action, Drama, Filmer, History genre categories. Dunkirk was directed by Christopher Nolan and starts are Barry Keoghan, Fionn Whitehead, Mark Rylance. Enjoy Dunkirk and many others on fmovies. HD Link provided by fmovies for our users.

Director: Christopher Nolan

Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance

8,3 IMDB Rating 7,046 Views
Project Blue Book 2019

The story of the real-life, U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena from 1947-70.

Stars: Aidan Gillen, Michael Malarkey, Laura Mennell

8,5 IMDB Rating 7,799 Views
The Crown 2016–

Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century.

Director: Peter Morgan

8,7 IMDB Rating 318 Views
Sharpes Sword 1995

Sharpe is tasked to protect the most important spy in Lord Wellington's network, but domestic issues, a traumatized young girl, and possible French spies all threaten his success.

Stars: Sean Bean,Daragh O'Malley,John Tams,Jason Salkey,Emily Mortimer,Patrick Fierry,James Purefoy,Stephen Moore,Hugh Ross,Michael Cochrane,John Kavanagh,Vernon Dobtcheff,Diana Perez,Pat Laffan,Walter McMonagle

8.0 IMDB Rating 1,311 Views
LA 92 2017

Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, filmmakers examine that tumultuous period through rarely seen archival footage.

8,1 IMDB Rating 1,617 Views