History

The Railway Man
7.1

The Railway Man

Dec. 02, 2013

The Railway Man

A victim from World War II’s “Death Railway” sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.
The New World
6.7

The New World

Dec. 25, 2005

The New World

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.
The Thin Red Line
7.6

The Thin Red Line

Mar. 05, 1998

The Thin Red Line

The story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about ...
The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American ...
The King’s Speech
8.0

The King’s Speech

Sep. 06, 2010

The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, ...
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
7.1

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically ...
The Elephant Man
8.1

The Elephant Man

Oct. 02, 1980

The Elephant Man

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his “owner” as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous ...
A Man for All Seasons
7.7

A Man for All Seasons

Dec. 12, 1966

A Man for All Seasons

A depiction of the conflict between King Henry VIII of England and his Lord Chancellor, Sir Thomas More, who refuses to swear the Oath of ...
Empire of the Sun
7.7

Empire of the Sun

Dec. 09, 1987

Empire of the Sun

Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is ...
The Monuments Men
6.1

The Monuments Men

Jan. 24, 2014

The Monuments Men

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, ...
Man on the Moon
7.4

Man on the Moon

Dec. 22, 1999

Man on the Moon

The story of the life and career of eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.
The Good Shepherd
6.7

The Good Shepherd

Dec. 11, 2006

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 ...
JFK
8.0

JFK

Dec. 20, 1991

JFK

This acclaimed Oliver Stone drama presents the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district ...
Invictus
7.3

Invictus

Dec. 10, 2009

Invictus

Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can ...
Mr. Turner
6.8

Mr. Turner

Oct. 31, 2014

Mr. Turner

Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his ...
12 Years a Slave
8.1

12 Years a Slave

Oct. 18, 2013

12 Years a Slave

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 as ...
Cold Mountain
7.2

Cold Mountain

Dec. 24, 2003

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 ...
Agora
7.2

Agora

May. 17, 2009

Agora

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn ...
Parkland
6.3

Parkland

Oct. 02, 2013

Parkland

November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. ...
Isadora
7.0

Isadora

Sep. 14, 1968

Isadora

A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people’s ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and ...
Hunger
7.6

Hunger

May. 15, 2008

Hunger

The story of Bobby Sands, the IRA member who led the 1981 hunger strike in which Republican prisoners tried to win political status. It ...
Ip Man 2
7.5

Ip Man 2

Apr. 21, 2010

Ip Man 2

Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong ...
J. Edgar
6.5

J. Edgar

Nov. 09, 2011

J. Edgar

As the face of law enforcement in the United States for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind ...
Ip Man
8.0

Ip Man

Dec. 12, 2008

Ip Man

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events ...
Charlie Wilson’s War
7.0

Charlie Wilson’s War

The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson’s covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with ...
The Physician
7.2

The Physician

Dec. 25, 2013

The Physician

England, 1021. Rob Cole, a boy born in a miserable mining town, swears to become a physician and vanquish disease and death. His harsh path of ...
Solomon and Sheba
6.2

Solomon and Sheba

Dec. 25, 1959

Solomon and Sheba

Under the rule of King David, Israel is united and prosperous although surrounded by enemies including Egypt and its allies. The aging King David ...
Public Enemies
7.0

Public Enemies

Jul. 01, 2009

Public Enemies

Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger’s charm and audacity endear him to much of America’s downtrodden public, but he’s ...
Kingdom of Heaven
7.2

Kingdom of Heaven

May. 03, 2005

Kingdom of Heaven

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Lincoln
7.3

Lincoln

Nov. 09, 2012

Lincoln

The revealing story of the 16th US President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of ...