Feature Film, Rating Count at least 300, History (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. Ekvtime: Man of God (2018)

132 min | Biography, Drama, History

9.0
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Man who was a Guardian of The National Treasure of his homeland Sakartvelo (Georgia) in France placed in 39 big boxes, did not lose any item and brought it back in 1945 after 24 years of struggle and became a national hero.

Director: Nikoloz Khomasuridze | Stars: Rezo Chkhikvishvili, Ana Tsereteli, Gogi Turkiashvili, Giorgi Megrelishvili

Votes: 2,649

2. Aloko Udapadi (2017)

113 min | Drama, History

9.0
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Aloko Udapadi (Light Arose) is an Epic Film of the unswerving human effort, to record for all time, a unique spiritual heritage. In 89 BC, King Walagamba of Sinhala kingdom (present day Sri... See full summary »

Directors: Chathra Weeraman, Bharatha Hettiarachchi | Stars: Uddika Premarathna, Dilhani Ekanayake, Roshan Ravindra, Menaka Peiris

Votes: 6,627

3. Tosun Pasa (1976)

90 min | Comedy, History

9.0
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Late 19th century in Alexandria. Two traditionally rival Turkish families, "Seferoglu"s and "Tellioglu"s are competing for the "Green Valley". The winner will be determined by Daver Bey, ... See full summary »

Director: Kartal Tibet | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Müjde Ar, Adile Nasit, Sener Sen

Votes: 21,117

4. The Message (1976)

207 min | Biography, Drama, History

9.0
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The story of prophet "Muhammad" and the delivery of the message of God "Allah."

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Abdallah Gheith, Mona Wassef, Hamdy Gheith, Ali Achmed Taram

Votes: 7,369

5. Ora 11 Jon (1972)

Drama, History, Romance

8.9
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The movie is about the liberation war of Bangladesh at 1971. This historical movie say about the sacrifice people had to do for the freedom of their country.

Director: Chashi Nazrul Islam | Stars: Khosru, Murad, Nantu, Baby Zaman

Votes: 303

6. Schindler's List (1993)

R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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94 Metascore

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Votes: 1,192,178 | Gross: $96.90M

7. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar (2000)

197 min | Biography, History

8.8
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It tells the story of B. R. Ambedkar, known mainly for his contributions in the emancipation of the downtrodden and oppressed classes in India and shaping the Constitution of India, as the ... See full summary »

Director: Jabbar Patel | Stars: Mammootty, Sonali Kulkarni, Mohan Gokhale, Mrinal Kulkarni

Votes: 1,148

8. The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961)

Not Rated | 190 min | Drama, History, War

8.8
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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.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Tamao Nakamura, Yûsuke Kawazu

Votes: 4,930

9. Hamilton (2020)

PG-13 | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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90 Metascore

The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Captured live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theater with the original Broadway cast.

Director: Thomas Kail | Stars: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr., Renée Elise Goldsberry

Votes: 44,383

10. The Last Supper (2018)

80 min | Drama, History

8.7
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It's January 30th 1933 - the day Hitler comes to power - and the German-Jewish family Glickstein comes together for a family dinner.

Director: Florian Frerichs | Stars: Bruno Eyron, Sharon Brauner, Michael Degen, Daphna Rosenthal

Votes: 380

11. Hemalkasa (2014)

119 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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Biopic on Dr. Prakash Amte, the selfless doctor and social worker who devoted his life towards the development and upliftment of the tribal people in the forests of western Maharashtra.

Director: Samrouddhi Porey | Stars: Nana Patekar, Sonali Kulkarni, Mohan Agashe, Mayuri Deshmukh

Votes: 899

12. Aszparuh (1981)

323 min | Drama, History, War

8.7
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This is an epic screen presentation showing the creation, the consolidation and the power of First Bulgarian Kingdom and the first Bulgarian ruler Khan Asparuh.

Director: Ludmil Staikov | Stars: Stoyko Peev, Antony Genov, Vassil Mihajlov, Vania Tzvetkova

Votes: 806

13. Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha (1989)

168 min | Drama, History

8.7
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The film offers an alternative version of the fight between two legendary Chekavars from Chanthu's perspective.

Director: T. Hariharan | Stars: Mammootty, Madhavi, Devan, Suresh Gopi

Votes: 4,167

14. Pretty Village, Pretty Flame (1996)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.7
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During the war in Bosnia, two childhood friends eventually become enemies, as the tragic and devastating circumstances of the war put them on the opposite sides and expose the most gruesome and cruel aspects of the human nature.

Director: Srdjan Dragojevic | Stars: Dragan Bjelogrlic, Nikola Kojo, Dragan Maksimovic, Zoran Cvijanovic

Votes: 14,388

15. The Clay Bird (2002)

95 min | Drama, History

8.6
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75 Metascore

A family must come to grips with its culture, its faith, and the brutal political changes entering its small-town world.

Director: Tareque Masud | Stars: Nurul Islam Bablu, Russell Farazi, Jayanto Chattopadhyay, Rokeya Prachy

Votes: 3,754

16. The Rifleman (2019)

104 min | Drama, History, War

8.5
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After losing his mother and his home, Arturs finds some consolation in joining the army. However, war is nothing like he imagined.

Director: Dzintars Dreibergs | Stars: Oto Brantevics, Raimonds Celms, Martins Vilsons, Jekabs Reinis

Votes: 1,279

17. Punjab 1984 (2014)

159 min | Drama, Family, History

8.5
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During a time of political turmoil, a mother goes on a journey in search of her missing son, who has been misjudged and labeled a terrorist.

Director: Anurag Singh | Stars: Diljit Dosanjh, Kiron Kher, Pavan Malhotra, Sonam Bajwa

Votes: 1,842

18. Coriolanus (2014)

192 min | Drama, History, War

8.5
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Caius Martius Coriolanus is a war hero, banished from his home, seeking to come back.

Directors: Josie Rourke, Tim Van Someren | Stars: Rochenda Sandall, Mark Stanley, Dwane Walcott, Mark Gatiss

Votes: 1,747

19. Black Friday (2004)

Not Rated | 143 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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76 Metascore

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.

Director: Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Pavan Malhotra, Aditya Srivastav, Dibyendu Bhattacharya

Votes: 18,418 | Gross: $0.03M

20. Mars na Drinu (1964)

107 min | Action, Drama, History

8.5
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One Serbian army battery in the First World War, in forced march with no stopping and rest, arrives to Cer Mountain, and, in decisive moment, enters the fight and throws off Austrian troops... See full summary »

Director: Zivorad 'Zika' Mitrovic | Stars: Aleksandar Gavric, Ljuba Tadic, Nikola Jovanovic, Vladimir Popovic

Votes: 1,466

21. The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (II) (1959)

Not Rated | 181 min | Drama, History, War

8.5
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As a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist struggles to maintain his determination to keep his ideals.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Kokinji Katsura, Jun Tatara

Votes: 5,052

22. The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (I) (1959)

Not Rated | 208 min | Drama, History, War

8.5
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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.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Chikage Awashima, Ineko Arima

Votes: 6,336

23. The Frozen Fire (2018)

150 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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Some are called heroes, some villains. Histories get buried and the dead are resurrected. Sometimes a thread of humanity gets drawn from blurred stories. It could clothe the world one day or stitch together a fallen flag.

Director: Anuruddha Jayasinghe | Stars: Kamal Addaraarachchi, Sulochana Weerasinghe, Jagath Manuwarna, Sujeewa Priyalal

Votes: 369

24. Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)

125 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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In 1950, amid-st the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, ... See full summary »

Director: Can Ulkay | Stars: Çetin Tekindor, Ismail Hacioglu, Kyung-jin Lee, Kim Seol

Votes: 32,758

25. Lokmanya Ek Yugpurush (2015)

139 min | History

8.4
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A biographical,historical film based on the life events of legendary freedom Leader Lokymanya Baal Gangadhar Tilak.

Director: Om Raut | Stars: Subodh Bhave, Shweta Mahadik, Chinmay Mandlekar, Priya Bapat

Votes: 459

26. Kaalapani (1996)

178 min | Action, Drama, History

8.4
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Govardhan, a doctor by profession, is wrongly accused of bombing a train and is jailed by the British in Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani, in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He witnesses the sufferings of hundreds of Indian prisoners there.

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Mohanlal, Amrish Puri, Prabhu, Tabu

Votes: 3,612

27. Death of Yazdgerd (1982)

110 min | Drama, History

8.4
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Death of Yazdgerd is the story of death of the last king of Iran before Muslims invade Iran. He escapes to city of Marv and hides in a mill but finally gets killed. The Story is told by the... See full summary »

Director: Bahram Beizai | Stars: Susan Taslimi, Mehdi Hashemi, Mahmoud Behrouzian, Amin Tarokh

Votes: 716

28. Lion of the Desert (1980)

PG | 173 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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In 1929, Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini appoints General Rodolfo Graziani as colonial governor to Italian Libya with orders to stamp-out all resistance from Libyan nationalists led by rebel guerrilla leader Omar Mukhtar.

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger, Irene Papas

Votes: 13,896 | Gross: $3.27M

29. Michael the Brave (1971)

203 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.4
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At the end of the 16th century Wallachian ruler Prince Michael the Brave overcame the adversity of the Ottoman and Austrian Empires to unite Wallachia, Moldavia and Transylvania into one country.

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Amza Pellea, Ion Besoiu, Olga Tudorache, Irina Gardescu

Votes: 6,050

30. Farzand (2018)

141 min | History

8.3
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Farzand follows the story of warrior Kondaji Farzand, who along with 60 warriors defeated 2500 soldiers of the enemy to win the Panhala fort in just three and half hours in 1673.

Director: Digpal Lanjekar | Stars: Mrunmayee Deshpande, Sameer Dharmadhikari, Neha Joshi, Astad Kale

Votes: 490

31. Raag Desh (2017)

135 min | Action, Drama, History

8.3
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A period film based on the historic 1945 Indian National Army Red Fort Trials.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia | Stars: Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Mohit Marwah, Kenneth Desai

Votes: 362

32. Life and Fight (2016)

110 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.3
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Tigran loses the girl he loves, then he participates in the war over Nagorno-Karabakh to overcome his inner fears.

Director: Mher Mkrtchyan | Stars: George Hovakimyan, Ani Khachikyan, Hayk Margaryan, Rusik Martirosyan

Votes: 505

33. Maharaja Gemunu (2015)

150 min | Action, Adventure, History

8.3
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Dutugamunu also known as Dutthagamani and Gamani Abhaya ("fearless Gamini"), was a Sinhalese king of Sri Lanka who reigned from 161 BC to 137 BC. He is renowned for defeating and ... See full summary »

Director: Jayantha Chandrasiri | Stars: Uddika Premarathna, Jackson Anthony, Kusum Renu, Sriyantha Mendis

Votes: 858

34. Mattie the Goose-Boy (1977)

70 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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A young peasant boy stands up to tyranny, aided by his trusting friend- a goose.

Director: Attila Dargay | Stars: András Kern, Péter Geszti, László Csákányi, Gábor Agárdi

Votes: 1,874

35. Braveheart (1995)

R | 178 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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68 Metascore

Scottish warrior William Wallace leads his countrymen in a rebellion to free his homeland from the tyranny of King Edward I of England.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen

Votes: 946,695 | Gross: $75.60M

36. István, a király (1984)

100 min | Drama, History, Music

8.3
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After the death of Géza, the Hungarian monarch, his son István and his brother Koppány gets in a conflict for the Hungarian throne. Their battle should settle the fate of Hungary: whether it adopts Christianity or remains in Paganism.

Director: Gábor Koltay | Stars: László Pelsöczy, Miklós Varga, Gyula Vikidál, Katalin Berek

Votes: 920

37. Amadeus (1984)

R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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88 Metascore

The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart's talent and claimed to have murdered him.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Votes: 363,487 | Gross: $51.97M

38. Z (1969)

M/PG | 127 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.3
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86 Metascore

Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Périer

Votes: 23,413 | Gross: $0.08M

39. War and Peace (1966)

GP | 100 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.3
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The Russian aristocracy prepares for the French invasion on the eve of 1812.

Director: Sergey Bondarchuk | Stars: Lyudmila Saveleva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Boris Zakhava

Votes: 6,247 | Gross: $0.13M

40. War and Peace, Part III: The Year 1812 (1967)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama, History, War

8.3
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Giant film epic based on novel of the great Russian writer Leo Tolstoy.

Director: Sergey Bondarchuk | Stars: Sergey Bondarchuk, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Lyudmila Saveleva, Boris Zakhava

Votes: 1,085

41. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Approved | 228 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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100 Metascore

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 263,572 | Gross: $44.82M

42. Apur Panchali (2013)

97 min | Drama, Family, History

8.2
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This is a real life story inspired by Subir Banerjee,the little child actor who played the iconic role of Apu in Pather Panchali.

Director: Kaushik Ganguly | Stars: Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Parno Mittra, Ardhendu Banerjee, Gaurav Chakrabarty

Votes: 1,091

43. Guerrilla (2011)

140 min | Drama, History, War

8.2
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Bilkis Banu, lost her husband Hasan on the bloody night of 25th March 1971. She tries to forget him and concentrate on the urban guerrilla movements of Dhaka with Altaf Mahmud, Shahadat, ... See full summary »

Director: Nasiruddin Yousuff | Stars: Jaya Ahsan, Ferdous Ahmed, Shampa Reza, Ahmed Rubel

Votes: 2,528

44. See You in Montevideo (2014)

141 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

8.2
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A football team from Belgrade, in the former Yugoslavia, gets a chance to go to the First World Football Championship, but things get complicated along the way.

Director: Dragan Bjelogrlic | Stars: Milos Bikovic, Petar Strugar, Armand Assante, Viktor Savic

Votes: 6,551

45. Montevideo: Taste of a Dream (2010)

140 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A story about Serbian football 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.

Director: Dragan Bjelogrlic | Stars: Milos Bikovic, Petar Strugar, Nina Jankovic, Danina Jeftic

Votes: 11,168

46. 681 AD: The Glory of Khan (1981)

95 min | Action, Drama, History

8.2
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In 651, Khan Kubrat died and the Khazars accelerated their raids upon Great Bulgaria. His five sons split the Bulgarian tribe and each led his to find new land where they could live in ... See full summary »

Director: Ludmil Staikov | Stars: Stoyko Peev, Antony Genov, Vania Tzvetkova, Vassil Mihajlov

Votes: 401

47. Downfall (2004)

R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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82 Metascore

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.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Votes: 326,756 | Gross: $5.51M

48. Hibiscus Town (1987)

164 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.2
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Love, humiliation and politics play out in a distant village of China during the cultural revolution.

Director: Jin Xie | Stars: Wen Jiang, Linian Liu, Xiaoqing Liu, Ning Xu

Votes: 783

49. Rembetiko (1983)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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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.

Director: Costas Ferris | Stars: Sotiria Leonardou, Nikos Kalogeropoulos, Michalis Maniatis, Themis Bazaka

Votes: 2,617

50. Der Bockerer (1981)

104 min | Drama, History

8.2
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A politically naive Viennese butcher (Bockerer) manages to survive the Nazi occupation of Austria and the second world war.

Director: Franz Antel | Stars: Karl Merkatz, Alfred Böhm, Hans Holt, Marte Harell

Votes: 859


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