History

The Buccaneer
6.6

The Buccaneer

During the War of 1812 against Britain: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet ...
Solomon and Sheba
6.2

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 ...
Hiroshima Mon Amour
8.0

Hiroshima Mon Amour

A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives ...
The Diary of Anne Frank
7.4

The Diary of Anne Frank

The true, harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends, is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.
Ben-Hur
8.1

Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur is a 1959 epic film directed by William Wyler, the third film version of Civil War vet Lew Wallace’s 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of ...
Wild River
7.7

Wild River

A young field administrator for the TVA comes to rural Tennessee to oversee the building of a dam on the Tennessee River. He encounters ...
Inherit the Wind
8.2

Inherit the Wind

This gripping adaptation of the Jerome Lawrence-Robert E. Lee play examines an issue that still causes great controversy: the role religion ...
Spartacus
7.9

Spartacus

Spartacus is a 1960 American historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast about the ...
Exodus
6.8

Exodus

1960

Exodus

The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off ...
Judgment at Nuremberg
8.3

Judgment at Nuremberg

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. ...
The Longest Day
7.8

The Longest Day

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring ...
Lawrence of Arabia
8.3

Lawrence of Arabia

An epic about British officer T.E. Lawrence’s mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First ...
Mutiny on the Bounty
7.2

Mutiny on the Bounty

The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as ...
The Great Escape
8.2

The Great Escape

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a ...
55 Days at Peking
6.8

55 Days at Peking

Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer ...