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1. Bruc, the Manhunt (2010)
85 min | Adventure, History
1808. The Napoleonic Army suffers its first defeat at the hands of a single man: a drummer boy who used the Montserrat mountains to echo his drums and send the enemy troops into a panicked ... See full summary »
2. Quills (2000)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama
In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor.
Votes: 49,358 | Gross: $7.06M
3. Monsieur N. (2003)
Unrated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery
How can Napoleon, the man of war and pioneering military strategist, meekly accept being locked up on a storm-lashed rock in the middle of the Atlantic ocean? What system of defence, and ... See full summary »
Votes: 809 | Gross: $0.02M
4. Lines of Wellington (2012)
Not Rated | 151 min | Drama, History, War
On September 27, 1810, the French troops commanded by Marshal Massena, were defeated in the Serra do Buçaco by the Anglo-Portuguese army of general Wellington. Despite the victory, ... See full summary »
6. The Finest Hours (2016)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, History
The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Votes: 56,817 | Gross: $27.55M
7. Agora (2009)
R | 127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.
Votes: 62,165 | Gross: $0.62M
9. W.E. (2011)
R | 119 min | Drama, History, Romance
The affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard.
Votes: 11,428 | Gross: $0.58M
10. Ao: The Last Hunter (2010)
84 min | Adventure, History
When his clan, including his wife and baby girl Néa, are massacred, Ao, a desperate Neanderthal, decides to leave the North country where he has been living for the South where he was born.... See full summary »
11. Field of Dogs (2014)
101 min | Drama, History, Horror
A promising professor of literature who survives a horrible car accident finds peace in sleep, where he can live a parallel life immersed in a dream-like dimension populated by strange visions and Dantean allegorical imagery.
14. Sharpe's Enemy (1994 TV Movie)
90 min | Action, Adventure, History
Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage ... See full summary »
15. The Gang of Oss (2011)
112 min | Crime, Drama, History
Netherlands, 1938. In a small town in the province of North Brabant called Oss, Johanna wants to change her life and quit the criminal gangs of the town. The harder she tries, the more she is involved.
16. Maleficarum (2011)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, History, Horror
Maria Francisca, a wealthy young heiress and her friend Mariana De Castro, a young protestant widow, are accused of witchcraft and taken before the Spanish Inquisition of Lima, Peru.
17. War Flowers (2012)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, History, Romance
North Carolina 1863, the Civil War is raging. In this inspired story of tragedy and love we follow the lives of Melody, a precocious seven-year old, and her young mother Sarabeth as they struggle on their farm to survive the war.
18. Woman in Gold (2015)
PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History
Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
Votes: 49,320 | Gross: $33.31M
19. The Inventor of Dreams (2012)
150 min | Drama, History
Centered on two young boys, an aristocrat and a native, chronicles the period in which Brazil went from colony to the center of the Portuguese Empire.
20. The Colony (2015)
R | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody has ever escaped from.
21. The Sea Purple (2009)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, History, Romance
Nothing - not her father, not the church - can stop unruly Angela from being with her childhood best friend turned great love, Sara. Based on a true story, Viola di mare, presents a ... See full summary »
22. A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
PG-13 | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Amos Oz's youth, set against the backdrop of the end of the British Mandate for Palestine and the early years of the State of Israel. The film details the young man's relationship with his mother and his beginnings as a writer, while looking at what happens when the stories we tell become the stories we live.
Votes: 3,120 | Gross: $0.57M
23. Beloved Sisters (2014)
Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, History, Romance
The aristocratic sisters Charlotte and Caroline both fall in love with the controversial young writer and hothead Friedrich Schiller. Defying the conventions of their time, the sisters ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,297 | Gross: $0.05M
25. The Act of Killing (2012)
Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
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.
Votes: 31,616 | Gross: $0.49M
26. Molière (2007)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Comedy
Imprisoned for debt, playwright Molière is rescued by an aristocrat who needs his help in order to seduce a young marquise.
Votes: 5,685 | Gross: $0.64M
27. Killing Eva Braun (2014 Video)
90 min | Drama, History, Mystery
A lonely bookworm becomes so immersed in "Mein Kampf" that she projects herself as the reincarnation of Hitler's wife Eva Braun and is consequently targeted by a cryptic government agency.
28. Confirmation (2016 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
Judge Clarence Thomas' nomination to the United States Supreme Court is called into question when Anita Hill, a former colleague, testifies that he sexually harassed her.
29. The Final Inquiry (2006)
PG-13 | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 35 A.D., a Roman tribune is sent to Palestine to investigate the death and possible resurrection of a certain Jesus from Nasareth.
31. Munich (2005)
R | 164 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.
Votes: 200,371 | Gross: $47.40M
32. The Devil's Mistress (2016)
TV-14 | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
A biographical film about the black-and-white era Czech actress Lída Baarová and her doomed love affair with one of the Third Reich's most powerful men: the Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels.
34. The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Drama, History
Bertrand Tavernier is in top form with this gripping, superbly mounted drama set against the savage Catholic/Protestant wars that ripped France apart in the 16th century. Based on a novella... See full summary »
Votes: 3,362 | Gross: $0.34M
35. Ciudadano Buelna (2013)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, History
Rafael Buelna Tenorio (Sebastián Zurita) is a law student, committed to his ideals. Died at 33 years old fighting for his deep conviction of justice and equity. He shared his life with ... See full summary »
36. Operation Sunflower (2014)
105 min | Drama, History
Through the eyes of the scientist in charge of the operation, we see the events leading to Israel developing her nuclear option in the 1960's.
38. Samson and Delilah (1996)
172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Mara and her husband Manoa are both upstanding and religious Israelites living under the harsh and unjust rule of the Philistines. Much to their regret, they have not been able to have ... See full summary »
40. The Physician (2013)
R | 155 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In Persia in the 11th Century, a surgeon's apprentice disguises himself as a Jew to study at a school that does not admit Christians.
41. The Red Baron (2008)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
German biopic loosely based on the World War I fighter ace Manfred Von Richthofen, nicknamed the Red Baron by friend and foe alike.
Votes: 11,149 | Gross: $0.04M
42. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
The defiant leader Moses rises up against Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II, setting six hundred thousand slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Votes: 152,187 | Gross: $65.01M
43. Polytechnique (2009)
Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Drama, History
A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist.
44. Friends from France (2013)
101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
1979. Carole and Jerome are 20 and go on tour in Odessa, behind the Iron Curtain. They are cousins and pretend engaged. The day as tourists, they visit monuments and museums. In the evening... See full summary »
45. Mad Love (2001)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History
The love story that transformed Juana, Queen of Spain, into Juana "the Mad". A story of passions, lies and jealousy with a political motive behind.
Votes: 3,465 | Gross: $0.28M
46. Te Ata (2016)
PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History
Te Ata set her sights on Broadway and what she thought was her life's dream. Audition after audition she was rejected and began to wonder if she was cut out for the bright lights.
Votes: 256 | Gross: $0.07M
47. Miral (2010)
R | 112 min | Drama, History
A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.
Votes: 3,079 | Gross: $0.37M
48. The White Countess (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History, Romance