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Oslo (2021)

Oslo (2021)

Oslo (2021)
IMDb: 6.4
118 min

The true story of negotiations between implacable enemies — the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian...

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Nail Bomber: Manhunt (2021)

Nail Bomber: Manhunt (2021)

Nail Bomber: Manhunt (2021)
IMDb: 6.3
72 min

This documentary examines the 1999 London bombings that targeted Black, Bangladeshi and gay communities, and the race to find the far-right perpetrator. He terrorized a city, seeking to ignite a...

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American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally (2021)

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally (2021)

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally (2021)
IMDb: 5.6
107 min

The life of American woman Mildred Gillars and her lawyer, who struggles to redeem her reputation. Dubbed “Axis Sally” for broadcasting Nazi propaganda to American troops during World War II,...

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Genre: Drama, History
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Your Name Engraved Herein (2020)

Your Name Engraved Herein (2020)

Your Name Engraved Herein (2020)
IMDb: 7.3
118 min

In 1987, as martial law ends in Taiwan, Jia-han and Birdy fall in love amid family pressure, homophobia and social stigma.

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Coven (2020)

Coven (2020)

Coven (2020)
IMDb: 6.3
92 min

French Basque Country, year 1609. The men of a small fishing village have gone to sea. Judge Rostegui, who has been charged by the king with ridding the country of...

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Genre: Drama, History
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Fukushima 50 (2020)

Fukushima 50 (2020)

Fukushima 50 (2020)
IMDb: 6.1
122 min

Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi facility in Japan risk their lives and stay at the nuclear power plant to prevent total destruction after the region is devastated by an earthquake...

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Genre: Drama, History
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Blizzard of Souls (2019)

Blizzard of Souls (2019)

Blizzard of Souls (2019)
IMDb: 7.7
124 min

The love story of sixteen-year-old Arturs is interrupted by the First World War. After losing his mother and his home, he finds some consolation in joining the army, because this...

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Genre: Drama, History, War
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Cold Case Hammarskjöld (2019)

Cold Case Hammarskjöld (2019)

Cold Case Hammarskjöld (2019)
IMDb: 7.5
129 min

Ndola, Northern Rhodesia (currently Zambia), September 18th, 1961. Swedish Dag Hammarskjöld, UN Secretary-General, mysteriously dies in a plane crash. Decades later, Danish journalist and filmmaker Mads Brügger and Swedish researcher...

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15 Minutes of War (2019)

15 Minutes of War (2019)

15 Minutes of War (2019)
IMDb: 6.3
98 min

February 1976. Somalian rebels hijack a school bus carrying 21 French children and their teacher in Djibouti City. When the terrorists drive it to a no-man’s-land on the border between...

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
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Robert the Bruce (2019)

Robert the Bruce (2019)

Robert the Bruce (2019)
IMDb: 5.4
124 min

In 1306, Scottish King Robert the Bruce turns a defeated outlaw when his country is invaded. But before to free his sacred land, he must manage to regain his will...

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Genre: Drama, History
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The Conductor (2018)

The Conductor (2018)

The Conductor (2018)
IMDb: 7.3
137 min

United States, 1926: Dutch 24-year-old Willy Wolters has immigrated to the American continent with her parents as a child. She dreams of becoming a conductor, but this is an ambition...

Genre: Drama, History
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Wolf (2018)

Wolf (2018)

Wolf (2018)
IMDb: 6.8
126 min

Picking up from the explosive cliffhanger of the sixth episode of the miniseries, the film follows the harrowing coup attempt night of July 15th, and the Police Special Operations and...

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Blaze (2018)

Blaze (2018)

Blaze (2018)
IMDb: 6.6
129 min

Re-imagining the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting Texas legend.

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Genre: Drama, History, Music
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The Last Warrior (2018)

The Last Warrior (2018)

The Last Warrior (2018)
IMDb: 6.2
105 min

A new era is about to begin in Eastern Europe. Scythians, the proud warriors, are all but gone and most of the few remaining descendants have become ruthless mercenary assassins....

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Gwen (2019)

Gwen (2019)

Gwen (2019)
IMDb: 6.0
84 min

A mysterious — and suspicious — run of ill fortune plagues a teenage girl and her mother and sister on their hillside farm in this folk story set in the...

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Redbad (2018)

Redbad (2018)

Redbad (2018)
IMDb: 5.4
160 min

In the year of 754 AD, during a time of epic battles and bloodshed, the legend of the pagan warrior king, Rebad, is born, but so is a new weapon...

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Newsies: The Broadway Musical (2017)

Newsies: The Broadway Musical (2017)

Newsies: The Broadway Musical (2017)
IMDb: 8.4
134 min

The rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged ‘newsies,’ who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of...

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The Eternal Road (2017)

The Eternal Road (2017)

The Eternal Road (2017)
IMDb: 7.1
103 min

Based on true events an epic story of one man’s struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest....

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Genre: Drama, History, War
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Mumon: The Land of Stealth (2017)

Mumon: The Land of Stealth (2017)

Mumon: The Land of Stealth (2017)
IMDb: 7.0
125 min

Raised suckling poison arrows among the sparring Iga ninja factions, Mumon (Satoshi Ohno, of idol group Arashi) is a carefree 16th-century mercenary. When the ninja council makes a power play...

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God of War (2017)

God of War (2017)

God of War (2017)
IMDb: 6.4
130 min

During the 16th century, pirates rule the Chinese coastline, pillaging the small villages and terrorizing the citizens. When maverick leader Commander Yu enlists the help of a sharp young general,...

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Genre: Action, History
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Maze (2017)

Maze (2017)

Maze (2017)
IMDb: 5.9
93 min

Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP Maze, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World...

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The Legend of Ben Hall (2016)

The Legend of Ben Hall (2016)

The Legend of Ben Hall (2016)
IMDb: 5.9
139 min

Ben Hall is drawn back into bushranging by the reappearance of his old friend John Gilbert. Reforming the gang, they soon become the most wanted men in Australian history.

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Begum Jaan (2017)

Begum Jaan (2017)

Begum Jaan (2017)
IMDb: 5.6
128 min

On the eve of Independence, the chairman of the Border Commission, Sir Cyril Radcliffe decides to divide India and Pakistan into equitable halves. What the administration doesn’t account for is...

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Mathilde (2017)

Mathilde (2017)

Mathilde (2017)
IMDb: 5.4
130 min

The love story of the famous ballet dancer Mathilde Kschessinska and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.

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Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016)

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016)

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016)
IMDb: 6.8
106 min

Before Dawn charts the years of exile in the life of famous Jewish Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, his inner struggle for the “right attitude” towards the events in war torn...

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Genre: Drama, History
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I, Olga Hepnarova (2016)

I, Olga Hepnarova (2016)

I, Olga Hepnarova (2016)
IMDb: 6.6
106 min

Olga is a complex young woman desperate to break free from her unfeeling family and social conventions. With her Louise Brooks-like tomboyish looks she drags herself, chain-smoking, from one job...

Genre: Drama, History
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Devil’s Mistress (2016)

Devil’s Mistress (2016)

Devil’s Mistress (2016)
IMDb: 5.8
110 min

A film about the black-and-white era actress Lída Baarová and her doomed love affair.

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The Throne (2015)

The Throne (2015)

The Throne (2015)
IMDb: 7.1
126 min

Ancient Korea, July 4, 1762. The Crown Prince Hyojang, posthumously named Sado, son of King Yeongjo of Joseon, is accused of treason. Thus, the king asks him to commit suicide,...

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Francofonia (2015)

Francofonia (2015)

Francofonia (2015)
IMDb: 6.7
87 min

Master filmmaker Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) transforms a portrait of the world-renowned museum into a magisterial, centuries-spanning reflection on the relation between art, culture and power.

Genre: Drama, History
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Full Out (2015)

Full Out (2015)

Full Out (2015)
IMDb: 6.4
94 min

Based on the true life story of California gymnast Ariana Berlin. As she zoned in on her Olympic goals, 14 year old Ariana Berlin’s life took a sharp turn when...

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Genre: Drama, Family, History
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The Cokeville Miracle (2015)

The Cokeville Miracle (2015)

The Cokeville Miracle (2015)
IMDb: 5.3
94 min

On May 9, 1986, a small ranching community in Wyoming experiences a divine intervention when a couple detonates a bomb inside a crowded classroom.

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Sword of Vengeance (2015)

Sword of Vengeance (2015)

Sword of Vengeance (2015)
IMDb: 4.4
86 min

Returning to his homeland after years of slavery, a Norman prince seeks revenge on his father’s murderer – his ruthless uncle, Earl Durant. Gaining the trust of a band of...

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The Hornet’s Nest (2014)

The Hornet’s Nest (2014)

The Hornet’s Nest (2014)
IMDb: 6.7
93 min

Armed only with their cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history.

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The Pirates (2014)

The Pirates (2014)

The Pirates (2014)
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

A band of pirates and a group of bandits fight to catch a gray whale that has swallowed a royal stamp.

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The Retrieval (2014)

The Retrieval (2014)

The Retrieval (2014)
IMDb: 6.6
92 min

On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.

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The Wee Man (2013)

The Wee Man (2013)

The Wee Man (2013)
IMDb: 6.1
106 min

The true life story of the rise to power of Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris.

Genre: Crime, Drama, History
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Outside the Law (2010)

Outside the Law (2010)

Outside the Law (2010)
IMDb: 6.6
137 min

After losing their family home in Algeria in the 1920s, three brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes...

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The Founding of a Republic (2009)

The Founding of a Republic (2009)

The Founding of a Republic (2009)
IMDb: 5.0
138 min

The Founding of a Republic is a Chinese historical film commissioned by China’s film regulator and made by the state-owned China Film Group (CFG) to mark the 60th anniversary of...

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September Dawn (2007)

September Dawn (2007)

September Dawn (2007)
IMDb: 5.8
110 min

A story set against the Mountain Meadows Massacre, the film is based upon the tragedy which occurred in Utah in 1857. A group of settlers, traveling on wagons, was murdered...

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1776 (1972)

1776 (1972)

1776 (1972)
IMDb: 7.6
142 min

The film focuses on the representatives of the Thirteen original colonies who participated in the Second Continental Congress. 1776 depicts the three months of deliberation (and, oftentimes, acrimonious debate) that...

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