With History Channel (Sorted by US Box Office Ascending)



1. No Place on Earth (2012)

PG-13 | 83 min | Documentary, War

7.0
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58 Metascore

A cave exploration in Ukraine leads to the unearthing of a story of World War II survivors who once found shelter in the same cave.

Director: Janet Tobias | Stars: Chris Nicola, Fruzsina Pelikán, Saul Stermer, Sam Stermer

Votes: 833 | Gross: $0.20M

2. Countdown to Zero (2010)

PG | 91 min | Documentary

6.9
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70 Metascore

A documentary about how the likelihood of nuclear weapons (or fissile materials) usage has increased due to the rise of terrorism and lack of safeguards and verification.

Director: Lucy Walker | Stars: Graham Allison, James Baker III, Bruce Blair, Tony Blair

Votes: 2,073 | Gross: $0.27M

3. Race to Witch Mountain (2009)

PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.7
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52 Metascore

A Las Vegas cabbie enlists the help of a UFO expert to protect two siblings with paranormal powers from the clutches of an organization that wants to use the kids for their nefarious plans.

Director: Andy Fickman | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, AnnaSophia Robb, Alexander Ludwig

Votes: 51,435 | Gross: $67.17M

4. Sideways (2004)

R | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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94 Metascore

Two men reaching middle age with not much to show but disappointment embark on a week-long road trip through California's wine country, just as one is about to take a trip down the aisle.

Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh

Votes: 170,258 | Gross: $71.50M

5. National Treasure (2004)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.9
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39 Metascore

A historian races to find the legendary Templar Treasure before a team of mercenaries.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Sean Bean

Votes: 285,993 | Gross: $173.01M

6. In Search of... (1976–1982)

30 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Leonard Nimoy hosts investigations into various mysteries.

Stars: Leonard Nimoy, Francis Hitching, George O. Abell, Sylvia Browne

Votes: 775

7. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)

TV-G | 382 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.5
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Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this mini-series brings to life all of the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.

Stars: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

Votes: 17,796

8. Dirty Work (1992 TV Movie)

R | 84 min | Crime

4.5
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Directors: John McPherson, Jonathan B. Taylor | Stars: John Ashton, Jim Byrnes, Bernie Coulson, Roxann Dawson

Votes: 26

9. The Fifties (1997– )

Documentary, History

8.5
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An in depth documentary of all aspects of life in the 1950s.

Stars: Edward Herrmann, David Halberstam, John Chancellor, Jack Anderson

Votes: 93

10. Frontier: Legends of the Old Northwest (1998– )

Documentary

7.7
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Stars: Peter Coyote, Fred Lucas, Timothy Pickles

Votes: 9

11. American Caesar (1983– )

240 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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Explores the life and actions of one of America's military legends. Part 1 follows MacArthur from his days as a forgotten hero soldiering in the Philippines on the eve of Pearl Harbor to ... See full summary »

Stars: John Colicos, John Huston, Douglas MacArthur

Votes: 23

12. History's Mysteries (1998–2011)
Episode: Amityville: The Haunting (2000)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

6.3
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A two-part documentary of the infamous haunted house on Long Island that inspired the motion picture "The Amityville Horror."

Director: Daniel Farrands | Stars: David Ackroyd, Arthur Kent, Chief Straight Arrow, William Weber

Votes: 134

13. Modern Marvels (1993– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology.

Stars: Lloyd Sherr, Harlan Saperstein, William Atwater, Alexander B. Rubinow

Votes: 1,628

14. Ancient Mysteries (1994–1998)

45 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.6
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Ancient Mysteries is a documentary television series that deals with historical mysteries.

Stars: Leonard Nimoy, Kathleen Turner, Carole Fontaine, Bob Brier

Votes: 138

15. The Nazis: A Warning from History (1997– )

292 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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An examination of how a cultured people could have allowed Adolf Hitler's rise to power.

Stars: Samuel West, Adolf Buchner, Jutta Rüdiger, Günther Ruschin

Votes: 1,464

16. In Search of History: The Gold of El Dorado (1999 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

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Director: Tom Jennings | Star: Vincent McLean

17. Into the Wild Blue (1999 TV Movie)

94 min

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Director: Rob Stone | Star: Tom Skerritt

18. Tornado Alley (1996 TV Movie)

50 min

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19. Free a Man to Fight: Women Soldiers of WWII (1999)

Documentary

9.4
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Director: Mindy Pomper Johnson | Star: Lita S. Bowman

Votes: 5

20. Niagara: A History of the Falls (1999 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

7.2
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The history of Niagara Falls and the people that made it famous.

Director: Rachel Low | Stars: Pierre Berton, Wes Hill, Roger Woodward, Deanne Woodward-Simpson

Votes: 17

21. Unit 731: Nightmare in Manchuria (1998 TV Movie)

Documentary, War

4.5
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Features the terrible story behind WWII "Unit 731", a japanese military base located in the puppet state of Manchuria, China.

Votes: 82

22. Sniper (1990 TV Movie)

83 min | Thriller

4.6
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A professional hitman is not aware of the fact that the brother of his girl-friend is followed by the police, for being a drug dealer. By bad luck, he falls in the police trap, which ... See full summary »

Director: Klaus Biedermann | Stars: Christopher Buchholz, Valérie Karsenti, Nicolas Silberg, Hugues Quester

Votes: 12

23. The Great Depression (1998– )

Documentary, History

7.1
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Stars: Mario Cuomo, Erik Barnouw, Howard Zinn, Calvin Coolidge

Votes: 17

24. Joshua Slocum: Around Alone (2000 TV Movie)

Documentary

9.1
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Director: Peter Rowe | Star: Patrick Watson

Votes: 7

25. Great Blunders of WWII (1998– )

Documentary, War

8.2
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Major blunders of the Second World War are explored.

Star: Stan Watt

Votes: 16

26. Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (1998– )

TV-14 | 53 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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Based on information derived from formerly classified documents and messages, coupled with interviews with experts, authors and eyewitnesses from all over the world, SECRET OF WAR is the ... See full summary »

Stars: Charlton Heston, Thomas B. Allen, Norman Polmar, Mark Seaman

Votes: 125

27. Christmas Unwrapped: The History of Christmas (1997 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.7
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The history of Christmas and the traditions that make the holidays the most wonderful time of the year.

Stars: Harry Smith, Forrest Church, A.W. Purdue, Elaine Pagels

Votes: 102

28. The Men Who Killed Kennedy (1988–2003)

Documentary, History

8.6
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A detailed examination of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, with emphasis on the discrepancies and inconsistencies in the government's official version of events.

Stars: Hilary Minster, Robert J. Groden, Gary Mack, Cyril H. Wecht

Votes: 504

29. Israel: Birth of a Nation (1996 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Documentary, History, War

5.8
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Sir Martin Gilbert, author of over sixty books and the host of A&E's JERUSALEM, hosts this gripping account of Israel's difficult first years. Filled with rare footage, photographs, and ... See full summary »

Director: Herb Krosney | Stars: Martin Gilbert, David Ben-Gurion

Votes: 91

30. E-Dreams (2001)

94 min | Documentary

6.9
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65 Metascore

An in-depth look at the highs and lows of a dot com. The movie follows the founders of Kozmo.com as they raise money and file for IPO. But no one has predicted the market crash in April 2000.

Director: Wonsuk Chin | Stars: Joseph Park, Yong Kang, Thoeger Hansen, Larry Van Cassele

Votes: 262

31. Field Trip Starring Inspector Gadget (1996– )

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.5
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The gizmo-gifted but bubble-brained Inspector Gadget returns as the host of these series, giving information about regions of the world.

Star: Don Adams

Votes: 34

32. History IQ (2000– )

30 min | Family, Game-Show, History

6.7
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Harvey and Marc together again, only no gunk.

Stars: John Harvey, Marc Summers

Votes: 9

33. Founding Fathers (2000– )

TV-G | 60 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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Witness the birth of the American republic.

Stars: Keith Arbour, Carol Berkin, Beau Bridges, Richard Brookhiser

Votes: 114

34. The Men Who Killed Kennedy (1988–2003)
Episode: The Truth Shall Set You Free (1995)

50 min | Documentary, History

8.8
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Director: Nigel Turner | Stars: Hilary Minster, Jack Brazil, Fidel Castro, John Connally

Votes: 103

35. This Week in History (2000–2003)

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Stars: R. Lee Ermey, Josh Binswanger, Giselle Fernandez, Dita Von Teese

36. A History of Britain (2000–2002)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles.

Stars: Simon Schama, Michael Kitchen, Samuel West, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 731

37. Civil War Combat: America's Bloodiest Battles (2000– )

Documentary, History, War

8.3
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The names are familiar, the stories have been told - or so we think. This groundbreaking series brings four of the most famous engagements of the Civil War to life like never before. ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Jay, Ed Mantell, Jeremiah Hornbaker, Richard Holliday

Votes: 41

38. WWII: The Lost Color Archives (2000 TV Movie)

171 min | Documentary, War

8.4
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Determined researchers scoured the world for color film shot during World War II and unearthed shots of Nazi rallies honoring Adolf Hitler, combat footage from across Europe and the Pacific... See full summary »

Stars: Eva Braun, Winston Churchill, Joseph Goebbels, Heinrich Himmler

Votes: 97

39. The War Illusionist (2001 TV Movie)

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This is the unique story of the British Stage Magician, Jasper Maskelyne who, when war broke out, offered his 'special skills' to the War Dept. He promptly enlisted in the British Army and ... See full summary »

Star: Sean Barry-Weske

40. The Personal Experience: Helicopter Warfare in Vietnam (2001 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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Director: Maurice DePas

41. The Real Flying Tigers (2000 TV Movie)

Documentary

8.7
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Star: Bruce Boxleitner

Votes: 7

42. The Enforcers (2001– )

60 min | Crime, Comedy, Action

8.2
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A greasy weasel named Wallace owns a sleazy motel. He's been running from the mob and is hiding their money in the walls of his motel. The mobsters would very much like their money back.

Stars: Amber Benson, Jarrod Crawford, Andy Hallett, James Marsters

Votes: 29

43. Haunted History (1998– )

History, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Stars: John Glover, Richard Cline Cunningham, Brian Linden, Cynthia Aguiar

Votes: 85

44. Civil War Combat: America's Bloodiest Battles (2000– )
Episode: The Wheatfield at Gettysburg (2000)

Documentary, History, War

8.5
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Director: Jim Lindsay | Stars: Gary Hubb, Tony Jay, Ed Mantell, Brian Merrick

Votes: 21

45. Raise the Alabama! (2002 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, History, War

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Documentary about marine archaeologist Gordon Watts and his team's attempt to excavate and raise the wreck of the legendary Civil War Confederate commerce raider C.S.S. Alabama.

Director: Mike DeWitt | Star: Gordon Watts

46. The Bloody Lane at Antietam (2000 TV Movie)

8.6
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Commentary from leading historians are combined with eyewitness testimony and dramatic reenactments of Civil War battles to tell the tragic story of the battle of Antietam, which was fought... See full synopsis »

Director: David de Vries | Stars: Gary W. Gallagher, Maureen Harp, Robert K. Krick, Ed Mantell

Votes: 16

47. Egypt Beyond the Pyramids (2001 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

8.2
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Director: David de Vries | Stars: Donald Redford, Kent Weeks, Peter Woodward

Votes: 62

48. 20th Century with Mike Wallace (1995– )

Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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Television news journalist Mike Wallace hosts this hour-long series taking a look back at some of the most important historic events and issues of the 20th century from the civil rights ... See full summary »

Star: Mike Wallace

Votes: 24

49. Civil War Journal (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, History, War

8.3
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A documentary series illustrating various episodes of the American Civil War.

Stars: Brian Pohanka, William C. Davis, Danny Glover, Gary Gallagher

Votes: 111

50. Queen Victoria's Empire (2001– )

219 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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Stars: Lawrence James, Donald Sutherland, Frances McDevitt, Maxine Berg

Votes: 82


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