Most Popular "Based On History" Titles
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1. Caligula (1979)
Unrated | 156 min | Drama, History
Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.
Votes: 31,103 | Gross: $23.44M
3. The Longest Day (1962)
G | 178 min | Action, Drama, History
The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.
Votes: 48,685 | Gross: $39.10M
6. Warrior Queen (2003)
Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Drama, History
Boudica, the Warrior Queen on Britain, leads her tribe into rebellion against the Roman Empire and the mad Emperor of Rome Nero.
7. Reign of Terror (1949)
Approved | 89 min | History, Romance, Thriller
Robespierrre, a powerful figure in the French revolution, is desperately looking for his black book, a death list of those marked for the guillotine.
9. The Battle of Austerlitz (1960)
122 min | Drama, History, War
Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career, over the Russians.
10. In the Name of the Pope King (1977)
105 min | Drama, History
In 1867, with Garibaldi's forces close to bringing Rome into the Italian kingdom, Monsignor Colombo da Priverno, a world-weary judge on the papal court, wants to resign, disgusted by the ... See full summary »
11. Napoleon (1955)
190 min | Biography, Drama, War
From 1769 to 1821, Napoléon Bonaparte's life, loves and exceptional destiny but as seen through the eyes of Talleyrand, the cynic and ironic politician, who once was the Emperor of France's Minister of Foreign Affairs.
12. The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (1966 TV Movie)
G | 90 min | Biography, History
After the death of Cardinal Mazarin, young king Louis XIV decides to assert his power to control the aristocracy.
13. In the Crosswind (2014)
90 min | Drama, History
"Risttuules" is very emotional and tragic movie about mass deportation to Siberia based on memories of Erna. It all started 14th of June 1941 when trucks came for the innocent families with... See full summary »
14. Captain Blood (1960)
111 min | Action, Adventure
The young King Louis XIII is dominated by his mother Marie de Medici and her favorite Concino Concini . Francois de Capestang, a faithful knight falls for the daughter of the Duke of Angouleme that conspires against the Crown by his side.
16. Guilty of Treason (1950)
Not Rated | 86 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Cardinal Josef Mindzhenty, a Roman Catholic cardinal from Hungary who spoke out against both the Nazi occupation of his country during World War II and the Communist regime ... See full summary »
18. Adieu Bonaparte (1985)
115 min | Drama, History, War
A story during the French Occupation of Egypt (1797-1803), depicting the conflict between tradintion and modernization in the context of fighting the French invadors.
19. The King and I (2007–2008)
70 min | Drama, History
It's about Kim Cheo Seon's life during the Joseon Dynasty. Kim Cheo Seon was a loyal and faithful eunuch for various Kings, such as the 5th King, Munjong, and the 10th King, Yeonsangun, during the Joseon era.
21. Anni difficili (1948)
90 min | Drama, War
Aldo Piscitello, a minor government clerk, is forced in 1934 to join the Fascist party. When the war comes, he finds himself able only to talk ineffectually in secret against Mussolini, ... See full summary »
22. Codicia (2018)
176 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
This film capitalizes on greed, a story of political greed, materialistic greed, and emotional greed. Julius Cooper (Daevon Lee) must save his diseased and dying wife, Heaven (Kristin Mayer... See full summary »
23. The Red Dance (1928)
103 min | Drama, Romance
Note: Contains Spoilers
The story, set in Russia at the time of the Bolshevik Revolution, focuses on the relationship between three characters: Tasia (Dolores del Rio), a peasant girl; ... See full synopsis »
25. Lapu-Lapu (1955)
Biography, Drama, History
LVN's top stars Delia Razon and Mario Montenegro were reunited for the nth time in this 1955 Lamberto Avellana's monumental epic, "Lapu-Lapu". Based form the celebrated Francisco V. ... See full summary »
27. Shang gan ling (1956)
Not Rated | 124 min | War, Drama
The story happens in the Korean War (1951-1953)In the autumn of 1952, the American troops launched a large-scale attack by the border between South Korea and North Korea while the ... See full summary »
28. 1809 Andreas Hofer - Die Freiheit des Adlers (2002 TV Movie)
111 min | Drama, History, War
The story of Tyrolean folk hero Andreas Hofer, who led his people in their resistance against the occupation of their country by Bavarian troops in the year 1809.
30. Dynasty Warriors 3 (2001 Video Game)
T | Action, Fantasy
Based loosely on China's Romance of the Three Kingdoms, this action game pits the period's greatest personalities against each other in action-based recreations of important battles.
31. Samurai Warriors (2004 Video Game)
T | Action, Fantasy
First title in the series of hack and slash video games created by Koei's Omega Force team based loosely around the Sengoku ("Warring States") period of Japanese history and it is a sister series of the Dynasty Warriors series.
32. Dynasty Warriors 4 (2003 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
This entry in the Dynasty Warriors series includes more characters, a more robust story mode, and an encyclopedia of all the characters, major and minor, in this game based upon The Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
33. Francis the First (1937)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy
Honorin (Fernandel) is the simple and naive stage manager of a traveling theatre troupe, whose one ambition is to once play the role of the cavalier in the opera "Francis I, or the Loves of... See full summary »