History Movies

12 Years a Slave
Solomon Northup, a free African-American, is promised a fortnightly job by Brown and Hamilton. However, after arriving in Washington DC, he realises that he has been sold into slavery.

The African Doctor
A brilliant doctor from the Congo takes a job in a rural French village, where he and his family work to win over the less-than-welcoming locals.

Apollo 13
Astronauts Lovell, Haise and Swigert of the Apollo 13 moon mission find themselves stranded when their spacecraft gets damaged. NASA must now find a way to bring them back before it is too late.

At Eternity's Gate
Tormented artist Vincent van Gogh spends his final years in Arles, France, painting masterworks of the natural world that surrounds him.

Belle
Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges yet the colour of her skin prevents her from fully participating in events of her social standing.

BlacKkKlansman
Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

Boys Don't Cry
Young transgender Brandon Teena leaves his hometown under threat when his ex-girlfriend's brother discovers that he's biologically female. Resettling in the small town of Falls City, Nebraska, Brandon falls for Lana, an aspiring singer, and they plan their future together.

Colette
After moving to Paris, author Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette agrees to ghostwrite a semi-autobiographical novel for her husband. Its success soon inspires her to fight for creative ownership and overcome the societal constraints of the early 20th century.

Dallas Buyers Club
Ron, a rodeo cowboy diagnosed with AIDS, discovers a banned drug that can help patients survive longer. To get around the system, he forms a club to smuggle the medicine to those in need.

Darkest Hour
In May 1940, the fate of World War II hangs on Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean the end of the British Empire.

The Death of Stalin
After being in power for nearly thirty years, Soviet dictator Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin takes ill and quickly dies. Now the members of the Council of Ministers scramble for power.

Detroit
Detroit, Michigan, 1967. In the heat of the 12th Street uprising, a task-force raids The Algiers Motel searching for a sniper. When they fail to find him, the guests are subjected to a horrifying storm of race-hate and violence.

The Duchess
A chronicle of the life of 18th-century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.

Eddie the Eagle
The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Fences
In 1950s Pittsburgh, a frustrated African-American father struggles with the constraints of poverty, racism, and his own inner demons as he tries to raise a family.

First They Killed My Father
Loung Ung is 5 years old when the Khmer Rouge assumes power over Cambodia in 1975. They soon begin a four-year reign of terror and genocide in which nearly 2 million Cambodians die. Forced from her family's home, Ung is trained as a child soldier while her six siblings are sent to labour camps.

Fruitvale Station
Flashbacks reveal the last day in Oscar's life, in which and his friends went to San Francisco to watch fireworks on New Year's Eve. On the way back home, became swept up in an altercation with police that ended in tragedy.

Hacksaw Ridge
During World War II, Army medic and conscientious objector Desmond Doss becomes an unlikely hero on an Okinawa battlefield without bearing arms.

Heavenly Creatures
Juliet transfers from England to New Zealand, and soon befriends the quiet, brooding Pauline through their shared love of literature. When their parents begin to suspect that their bond is becoming unhealthy, the girls hatch a dark plan for those who threaten to keep them apart.

Hidden Figures
The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit.

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