Most Popular "Alternative History" Titles
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2. Little Big Man (1970)
PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, History, Western
Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.
3. Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
4. Citizen Kane (1941)
Approved | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
5. The Postman (1997)
R | 177 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A nameless drifter dons a postman's uniform and bag of mail as he begins a quest to inspire hope to the survivors living in post-apocalyptic America.
6. Taken (2002 TV Mini-Series)
877 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Taken spans five decades and four generations, centering on three families: the Keys, Crawfords, and Clarkes. World War II veteran Russell Keys is plagued by nightmares of his abduction by ... See full summary »
7. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy
The story of how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur film maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
8. Stargate: Continuum (2008 Video)
98 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.
9. Lone Star (1996)
R | 135 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
10. The Emperor's New Clothes (2001)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
During Napoleon's exile on St. Helena, some loyalists hire a look-alike to swap places with the deposed emperor: while the impostor lives in luxury on the island, the real Napoleon returns to Paris in order to retake the throne.
12. Viva Zapata! (1952)
113 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century.
13. Fatherland (1994 TV Movie)
106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Fictional historical account of what might have happened if Adolf Hitler had won the Second World War. Germany has corralled all European countries into a single state called Germania, and ... See full summary »
14. The Spirit of '76 (1990)
PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Future Americans decide to time travel to 1776 to ask the founding fathers for the solutions to their problems. A glitch in the time machine changes their destination to 1976. Still ... See full summary »
15. Curse of the Blair Witch (1999 TV Short)
Unrated | 44 min | Documentary, Short, Horror
A documentary exploring the life of the Blair Witch and the three missing student filmmakers.
16. Philadelphia Experiment II (1993)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
David Herdeg's participation in a failed 1943 experiment in radar invisibility has propelled him 40 years into the future. An aberration in his genetic makeup enabled him to pass through ... See full summary »
17. Up Pompeii (1971)
R | 90 min | Comedy
Roman slave Lurkio inadvertently becomes the possessor of a scroll naming the proposed assassins of the Emperor Nero. Administering to the participants of his master's orgy guests seems ... See full summary »
18. Legend (1995– )
60 min | Western, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Ernest Pratt, a dime-store novelist in the old west, lives with his scientist friend Professor Janos Bartok in the small town of Sheridan, Colorado. The people of Sheridan mistakenly ... See full summary »
19. Dead Man's Letters (1986)
87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
The world after the nuclear apocalypse. Pale light lits the scenery of total destruction. The surviving humans vegetate in wet cellars under the nuclear winter. But somehow human spirit ... See full summary »
20. Mirror, Mirror (1995– )
30 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
When Jo Tiegan is given an oval-shaped mirror, as a gift, by the elderly owner of an antique shop, she is amazed to see another girl's image in the mirror instead of her own reflection. It ... See full summary »
22. A Study in Terror (1965)
95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson join the hunt for the notorious serial killer, Jack The Ripper.
23. It Happened Here (1965)
93 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War
It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, ... See full summary »
24. 2009 Loseuteu maemorijeu (2002)
R | 136 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A failed assassination attempt in Harbin, China in 1909 changes the course of history. Now two JBI agents must find the connections between it and an ancient Korean artifact.
25. Timequest (2000)
R | 92 min | Sci-Fi
A story about a man who travels back in time to Fort Worth, Texas on November 22, 1963 and prevents the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
26. Went the Day Well? (1942)
Approved | 92 min | Thriller, War
An English village is occupied by disguised German paratroopers as an advance post for a planned invasion.
27. The Nasty Girl (1990)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, History
When a young woman investigates her town's Nazi past, the community turns against her.
28. Last Will & Testament (2012)
85 min | Documentary, Mystery
This documentary explores the ongoing debate about the authorship of the works attributed to Shakespeare. Writers and critics, actors and scholars, including Mark Twain, Sigmund Freud, ... See full summary »
30. The Empty Mirror (1996)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, History, War
Adolf Hitler faces himself and must come to terms with his infamous career in an imaginary post-war subterranean bunker where he reviews historical films, dictates his memoirs and ... See full summary »
32. The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (1977 TV Movie)
210 min | Drama
The bizarre story behind the man accused of assassinating John F. Kennedy and what might have happened had he been brought to trial.
33. The Roe Effect (2009)
19 min | Short, Drama
Dawn and her girlfriend Sam are madly in love. But unbeknownst to Sam, Dawn is hiding a terrible secret, one powerful enough to destroy all they hold dear.
34. Histoire de Judas (2015)
99 min | Drama
The last days of Jesus into Jerusalem, from the perspective of an unexpected Judas, presented as the closest of his disciples.
Unrated | 48 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
In the year 1000, aliens from the planet Quetzalcoatl flee their dying planet and take refuge under the Earth's surface. Disturbed by 1950s American atomic testing, the aliens strike back ... See full summary »
36. Nothing So Strange (2002)
82 min | Drama, Crime
A documentary examining the December 2nd, 1999 assassination of Microsoft CEO Bill Gates in Los Angeles, and the group of key players seeking to unravel the mystery of his alleged assassin ... See full summary »
38. Touch the Sun: Peter & Pompey (1988 TV Movie)
90 min | Family, Drama, Sci-Fi
The fate of a young Australian boy is somehow linked with that of a young Roman boy who had traveled to Australia by ship during the time of the Roman Emperor, Nero.
43. Brasil Ano 2000 (1969)
95 min | Drama
It is the year after World War 3 and the film follows the odyssey of a girl and her mother as they explore a devastated Brazil.
45. Hajji Washington (1982)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Hajji Hossein-Gholi Noori (Haji Baba) goes to Washington D.C. as the first Iranian (Persian) ambassador to the United States of America. After he opens the embassy, he is unable to invite ... See full summary »
46. Gabrielle (1954)
90 min | Drama
While Bertil Lindström works at the Swedish embassy in Paris, his wife Gabrielle spends the summer alone in Sweden. After a phone call to her, he starts to think of all the things she can ... See full summary »
50. Marksman (2007)
14 min | Short, Comedy
When a group of misfit criminals steal a new invention from Thomas Edison's lab, inept marksman Doyle P. Feldman is swept up in a wacky adventure to get it back.