|Sort by: MOVIEmeter | A-Z | User Rating▼ | Num Votes | US Box Office | Runtime | Year | US Release Date|
In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley Biography | Drama | History 195 mins.
The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
His ideals challenged by life as a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist faces ever greater tests in his fight for survival. Dir: Masaki Kobayashi With: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Tamao Nakamura Drama | History | War 190 mins.
An elder ronin samurai arrives at a feudal lord's home and requests an honorable place to commit suicide. But when the ronin inquires about a younger samurai who arrived before him things take an unexpected turn. Dir: Masaki Kobayashi With: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Ishihama, Shima Iwashita Action | Drama | History 133 mins.
This must-see epic depicts the birth of Islam. In the 7th century Mohammed is visited by Angel Gabriel... Dir: Moustapha Akkad With: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara Adventure | Biography | Drama | History 177 mins.
Colour It Yellow
A young woman from England comes to India to make a documentary about her grandfather's diary which was written in the 1920s about the Indian Independence with five young men. Dir: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra With: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth Drama | History 157 mins.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
The truth behind the ascension of Milkha "The Flying Sikh" Singh who was scarred because of the India-Pakistan partition. Dir: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra With: Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor, Pavan Malhotra Biography | Drama | History | Sport 186 mins.
Black Friday is a film about the investigations following the 1993 serial Bombay bomb blasts, told through the different stories of the people involved --police, conspirators, victims, middlemen. Dir: Anurag Kashyap With: Kay Kay Menon, Pavan Malhotra, Aditya Srivastava Crime | Drama | History 143 mins.
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
A Japanese pacifist, unable to face the dire consequences of conscientious objection, is transformed by his attempts to compromise with the demands of war-time Japan. Dir: Masaki Kobayashi With: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Chikage Awashima Drama | History | War 208 mins.
The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
As a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist struggles to maintain his determination to keep his ideals. Dir: Masaki Kobayashi With: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Kokinji Katsura Drama | History | War United States-GP 181 mins.
Lawrence of Arabia
A flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during his World War I service in the Middle East. Dir: David Lean With: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | War 216 mins.
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, a commoner begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan Action | Biography | Drama | History | War 177 mins.
The Clay Bird
A family must come to grips with its culture, its faith, and the brutal political changes entering its small-town world. Dir: Tareque Masud With: Nurul Islam Bablu, Russell Farazi, Jayanto Chattopadhyay Drama | History 95 mins.
The story of prophet "Muhammad" and the delivery of the message of God "Allah". Dir: Moustapha Akkad With: Abdallah Gheith, Mouna Wasef, Hamdy Gheith Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | War 170 mins.
Michael the Brave
An epic fresco depicting the reign (1593-1601) of Mihai Pätrascu (better known as "Mihai Viteazul" / "Michael the Brave")... Dir: Sergiu Nicolaescu With: Amza Pellea, Ion Besoiu, Olga Tudorache Action | Biography | Drama | History | War 203 mins.
Montevideo: Taste of a Dream
A story about one team that decides to follow a dream that takes them on a journey to the First World Football Championship in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1930. A dream that allows them to become true stars and living legends. Dir: Dragan Bjelogrlic With: Milos Bikovic, Petar Strugar, Nina Jankovic Adventure | Comedy | Drama | History | Romance | Sport 140 mins.
In the Heat of the Sun
Dir: Wen Jiang With: Yu Xia, Xiaogang Feng, Le Geng Drama | History 134 mins.
Lion of the Desert
In the Fascist Italy Pre-World War II of Benito Mussolini, the cruel General Rodolfo Graziani is directly... Dir: Moustapha Akkad With: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger Biography | Drama | History | War 173 mins.
The Great Escape
Allied P.O.W.s plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II. Dir: John Sturges With: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough Adventure | Drama | History | War 172 mins.
Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. Dir: Oliver Hirschbiegel With: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes Biography | Drama | History | War 156 mins.
The Passion of Joan of Arc
A chronicle of the trial of Jeanne d'Arc on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions. Dir: Carl Theodor Dreyer With: Maria Falconetti, Eugene Silvain, André Berley Biography | Drama | History 110 mins.
The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer. Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko Biography | Drama | History 205 mins.
Judgment at Nuremberg
In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes. Dir: Stanley Kramer With: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark Drama | History | War 186 mins.
A zori zdes tikhie
Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII... Dir: Stanislav Rostotskiy With: Andrey Martynov, Irina Dolganova, Elena Drapeko Drama | History | War 188 mins.
Come and See
After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet Army and experiences the horrors of World War II. Dir: Elem Klimov With: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Lauciavicius Drama | History | War 136 mins.
The story of a group of Rembetes, singers and musicians of the Greek equivalent to the blues, in the early decades of the 20th century, seen through the eyes of a young female singer. Dir: Costas Ferris With: Sotiria Leonardou, Nikos Kalogeropoulos, Michalis Maniatis Biography | Drama | History | Music | War 110 mins.
12 Years a Slave
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Dir: Steve McQueen With: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Michael Fassbender Biography | Drama | History 134 mins.
Inherit the Wind
Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution. Dir: Stanley Kramer With: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly Drama | History 128 mins.
The true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda. Dir: Terry George With: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix Biography | Drama | History | War 121 mins.
The Elementary School
The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school... Dir: Jan Sverák With: Jan Tríska, Zdenek Sverák, Libuse Safránková Comedy | Drama | Family | History 100 mins.
Hearts and Minds
Set when the apartheid government was still in control, this powerful South African thriller is based... Dir: Ralph Ziman With: Danny Keogh, Patrick Shai, Seputla Sebogodi Drama | History | Thriller | War 113 mins.
The Lion in Winter
1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him. Dir: Anthony Harvey With: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins Drama | History 134 mins.
The Battle of Algiers
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government. Dir: Gillo Pontecorvo With: Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi Crime | Drama | History | War 121 mins.
In the Name of the Father
A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them. Dir: Jim Sheridan With: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie Biography | Drama | History 133 mins.
A minor Czech clan falls afoul of the King in medieval times, against the backdrop of Christianity replacing Paganism. Dir: Frantisek Vlácil With: Josef Kemr, Magda Vásáryová, Nada Hejna Drama | History | Romance 162 mins.
The story about a very small god-forgotten village in Siberia reflects the history of Russia from the beginning of the century till early 80s... Dir: Andrey Konchalovskiy With: Nikita Mikhalkov, Vitali Solomin, Sergey Shakurov Drama | History | War 275 mins.
Biography of Mohandas K. Gandhi, the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest. Dir: Richard Attenborough With: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen Biography | Drama | History 191 mins.
Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles. Dir: Costa-Gavras With: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant Crime | Drama | History | Mystery | Thriller United States-M 127 mins.
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
In a Carpathian village, Ivan falls in love with Marichka, the daughter of his father's killer. When tragedy befalls her... Dir: Sergei Parajanov With: Ivan Mykolaichuk, Larisa Kadochnikova, Tatyana Bestayeva Drama | History 97 mins.
The Third Half
Determined to build the best football club in the country, Dimitry hires the German coach, Rudolph Spitz, to galvanize his rag tag team but - when the first Nazi tanks roll through the city and Rebecca, the beautiful daughter of a local banker, elopes with his star player, all Dimitry's plans must change. Dir: Darko Mitrevski With: Katarina Ivanovska, Sasko Kocev, Richard Sammel Drama | History | Romance | Sport | War 113 mins.
The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily. Dir: Luchino Visconti With: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale Drama | History 187 mins.
Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country. He sets out to kill him. Dir: Kamal Hassan With: Kamal Hassan, Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji Drama | History 186 mins.
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
A Jewish prince seeks to find his family and revenge himself upon his childhood friend who had him wrongly imprisoned. Dir: Fred Niblo With: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy Adventure | Drama | History | Romance United States-PASSED 143 mins.
My Grandfather's People
Dir: Çagan Irmak With: Çetin Tekindor, Yigit Özsener, Gökçe Bahadir Comedy | Drama | Family | History 123 mins.
The Legend of Bhagat Singh
The story of a young revolutionary who raised an armed resistance against the British rule in India. Dir: Rajkumar Santoshi With: Ajay Devgn, Sushant Singh, D. Santosh Biography | Drama | History 155 mins.
An English king comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the king's. Dir: Peter Glenville With: Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud Biography | Drama | History 148 mins.
Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history. Dir: D.W. Griffith With: Lillian Gish, Douglas Fairbanks, Spottiswoode Aitken Drama | History 163 mins.
The Butterfly's Dream
In a small Turkish town, two young tuberculous poets try to survive while publishing their poems. As they both fall in love, their life would never be the same. Dir: Yilmaz Erdogan With: Kivanç Tatlitug, Mert Firat, Belçim Bilgin Biography | Drama | History | Romance 138 mins.
A New Orleans DA discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story. Dir: Oliver Stone With: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon Drama | History | Thriller 189 mins.
All the President's Men
Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation. Dir: Alan J. Pakula With: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden Drama | History | Mystery | Thriller 138 mins.
ASSA is set in Crimea during the winter in the mid eighties. A young musician (Bananan) falls for mobster's (Krymov) young mistress (Alika)... Dir: Sergey Solovev With: Natan Eidelman, Anatoli Slivnikov, German Shorr Crime | Drama | History | Music | Romance 153 mins.