Most Popular "U.s. History" Titles
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1. Selma (2014)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.
2. Gettysburg (1993)
PG | 271 min | Drama, History, War
In 1863, the Northern and Southern forces fight at Gettysburg in the decisive battle of the American Civil War.
3. The Conspirator (2010)
PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Drama, History
Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
4. Auction Hunters (2010– )
30 min | Reality-TV
Auction Hunters, Allen Haff and Ton Jones, travel America bidding on unclaimed storage units they think will contain the most hidden treasure - worth big cash - the better the history the higher the price.
8. Soldier Blue (1970)
R | 112 min | History, Romance, Western
After a cavalry group is massacred by the Cheyenne, only two survivors remain: Honus, a naive private devoted to his duty, and Cresta, a young woman who had lived with the Cheyenne two ... See full summary »
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
13. How the States Got Their Shapes (2011– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
Follows correspondent Brian Unger as he criss-crosses the country reporting on the tales behind the boundaries. Think: Why does Montana look like it took a bite out of Idaho? Or how are ... See full summary »
14. The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (I) (2005)
R | 96 min | Action, Drama, History
The true love story of the conflict between Capt. Robert Adams' dedication to the south and his love for Eveline McCord, his beloved from the north. Produced, written and directed by the descendants of Robert and Eveline, this American Civil War tale is an explosive, richly detailed saga of fierce combat, honor and the will to risk all that's precious for love or country.
15. The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)
Passed | 103 min | Drama, History
President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both.
16. Badlands (2016)
Drama, History, Western | Announced
In the 1880s "Bad Lands" of Dakota Territory, the town of Little Missouri is an outpost for cowboys, trappers, and hunters of both prey and fortune. Into this freelance world comes the ... See full summary »
17. Art of War (2009 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, History
Documentary on the main principles of Sun Tsu "Art of War" illustrated with examples from the second world war, the Vietnam war and the American civil war.
18. The Royal Road (2015)
65 min | Documentary, History
A cinematic essay in defense of remembering, The Royal Road offers up a primer on the Spanish colonization of California and the Mexican American War alongside intimate reflections on ... See full summary »
21. The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)
130 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The dramatized life of immortal humorist Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, from his days as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River until his death in 1910.
22. ...And the Pursuit of Happiness (1986 TV Movie)
80 min | Documentary
After acknowledging his own immigrant background, Malle, tries to present the range of immigrant experiences in the US during the 1980's. In an attempt to be comprehensive, the film ... See full summary »
23. Custer's Last Stand (I) (1936)
Approved | 328 min | Adventure, History, Romance
When some men are attacked by Indians, a survivor obtains an Indian medicine arrow. An Indian tells Blade he has found gold but will not tell him where until he has that arrow. So Blade ... See full summary »
25. Hitler's Secret Attack on America (2012 TV Movie)
45 min | Documentary
December 11, 1941: Hitler declares war against America. For German Admiral Karl Donitz, Commander of the U-boat submarine fleet, the time is at hand. Donitz devises a plan for a surprise ... See full summary »
26. Capone's Whiskey: The Story of Templeton Rye (2011)
75 min | Documentary
The Iowa farmers who made Templeton Rye, during prohibition and the depression, to save their farms. Illegal whiskey is still being made today and can live side by side the legal product.
27. Mary Silliman's War (1994 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama, War
Mary Silliman's War is a unique, award-winning film on the American Revolution.
29. National Geographic: CIA Secret Experiments (2008 TV Movie)
It's the height of the Cold War and the United States government is desperate to combat the spread of Communism. The CIA launches a highly classified, top secret research program into the ... See full summary »
30. Recognition of the Japanese Zero Fighter (1943)
Passed | 19 min | Documentary, Short, History
Military training film on the characteristics, capabilities, weaknesses, and recognition of the World War II Japanese fighter aircraft known as the Zero.
68 min | Documentary
Faubourg Treme documents the enduring legacy of one of the United States' oldest African American communities, an area just outside the French Quarter of New Orleans.
33. The Greatest Good (2005)
120 min | Documentary, History
Part One: The Fight for Conservation In an era of unchecked exploitation, a new breed of leaders emerges with radical ideas about adopting practices that benefit the greatest portion of the... See full summary »
34. The Rusty Bucket Kids: Lincoln, Journey to 16 (2010 TV Movie)
Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
All aboard with Steamy the Time-Travel-Express, join Roxanna (12) and JohnColeman Peakssen (9) help a 15-year-old Abe Lincoln stay on track to become America's 16th president.
Documentary | Announced
This documentary is for people who live their lives knowing they are here for a purpose. People who understand that when a dream is in their heart, it is already part of their journey. We ... See full summary »
40. Utah's White Palace: The Legacy of Hotel Utah and the Joseph Smith Memorial Building (2011 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
Utah's 'majestic white palace' stands prominently in the heart of Salt Lake City. The exquisite beauty of this structure, both inside and out, exemplifies an uncommon elegance, grace and ... See full summary »
41. All the Presidents' Movies: The Movie (2009)
105 min | Documentary
The history of the White House Theatre, presidential movie screenings and preferences, from Woodrow Wilson to Barack Obama.
42. In Search of History: The Night Tulsa Burned (1999 TV Movie)
41 min | History
Long-buried tale of the tragic hours that brought Greenwood to a fiery end, and the misunderstanding that started when a white elevator operator accused 19-year-old Greenwood resident Dick ... See full summary »
Star: Johnny D. Kirk
43. Lost Continent of the Pacific (2011 TV Movie)
Legends of lost continents and civilizations have captivated people throughout time. Philosophers and astronomers like Aristotle and Ptolemy believed that an unknown continent existed in ... See full summary »
48. Almost Home: Taiwan (2014)
76 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Filmmaker Victoria Linchong returns to Taiwan with her family, searching for long-lost connections and becoming re-acquainted with the unique culture of the island and its wild beauty. ... See full summary »
50. Lincoln (2005 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 140 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Abraham Lincoln, a self-taught Illinois lawyer and legislator with a reputation as an eloquent opponent of slavery, shocked many when he overcame several more prominent contenders to win ... See full summary »