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Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022)

Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022)

Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022)
IMDb: 7.6
125 min

The Crawley family goes on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the dowager countess’s newly inherited villa.

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Operation Mincemeat (2022)

Operation Mincemeat (2022)

Operation Mincemeat (2022)
IMDb: 6.9
128 min

In 1943, two British intelligence officers concoct Operation Mincemeat, wherein their plan to drop a corpse with false papers off the coast of Spain would fool Nazi spies into believing...

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Survivor (2022)

The Survivor (2022)

The Survivor (2022)
IMDb: 6.8
129 min

Harry Haft is a boxer who fought fellow prisoners in the concentration camps to survive. Haunted by the memories and his guilt, he attempts to use high-profile fights against boxing...

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Genre: Drama, History
The Shadow in My Eye (2021)

The Shadow in My Eye (2021)

The Shadow in My Eye (2021)
IMDb: 7.3
107 min

On March 21st, 1945, the British Royal Air Force set out on a mission to bomb Gestapo’s headquarters in Copenhagen. The raid had fatal consequences as some of the bombers...

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Genre: DramaHistoryWar
Against the Ice (2022)

Against the Ice (2022)

Against the Ice (2022)
IMDb: 6.5
101 min

In 1909, two explorers fight to survive after they’re left behind while on a Denmark expedition in ice-covered Greenland.

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The King’s Daughter (2022)

The King’s Daughter (2022)

The King’s Daughter (2022)
IMDb: 5.1
94 min

King Louis XIV’s quest for immortality leads him to capture and steal a mermaid’s life force, a move that is further complicated by his illegitimate daughter’s discovery of the creature.

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The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure (2022)

The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure (2022)

The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure (2022)
IMDb: 6.2
126 min

A gutsy crew of Joseon pirates and bandits battle stormy waters, puzzling clues and militant rivals in search of royal gold lost at sea.

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Redeeming Love (2022)

Redeeming Love (2022)

Redeeming Love (2022)
IMDb: 6.6
134 min

A retelling of the biblical book of Hosea set against the backdrop of the California Gold Rush of 1850.

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Munich: The Edge of War (2022)

Munich: The Edge of War (2022)

Munich: The Edge of War (2022)
IMDb: 6.9
129 min

At the tense 1938 Munich Conference, former friends who now work for opposing governments become reluctant spies racing to expose a Nazi secret.

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Genre: Drama, History
Roe v. Wade (2022)

Roe v. Wade (2022)

Roe v. Wade (2022)
IMDb: 4.2
112 min

Dr. Bernard Nathanson and Dr. Mildred Jefferson square off in a national battle in this untold conspiracy that led to the most famous and controversial court case in history.

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Genre: Drama, History
American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally (2021)

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally (2021)

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally (2021)
IMDb: 5.6
107 min

The life of American woman Mildred Gillars and her lawyer, who struggles to redeem her reputation. Dubbed “Axis Sally” for broadcasting Nazi propaganda to American troops during World War II,...

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Genre: Drama, History
Edge of the World (2021)

Edge of the World (2021)

Edge of the World (2021)
IMDb: 5.2
104 min

Biopic about Sir James Brooke, the British adventurer who became King of Sarawak in the 1840’s and embarked on a lifelong crusade to end piracy and head-hunting – only to...

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Genre: AdventureDramaHistory
Murder by the Coast (2021)

Murder by the Coast (2021)

Murder by the Coast (2021)
IMDb: 6.5
88 min

In 1999, teen Rocío Wanninkhof is murdered. Her mother’s ex-partner, Dolores Vázquez, is suspected. Did she do it? A second victim reveals the truth.

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Nail Bomber: Manhunt (2021)

Nail Bomber: Manhunt (2021)

Nail Bomber: Manhunt (2021)
IMDb: 6.3
72 min

This documentary examines the 1999 London bombings that targeted Black, Bangladeshi and gay communities, and the race to find the far-right perpetrator. He terrorized a city, seeking to ignite a...

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Oslo (2021)

Oslo (2021)

Oslo (2021)
IMDb: 6.6
118 min

The true story of negotiations between implacable enemies — the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian...

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The East (2020)

The East (2020)

The East (2020)
IMDb: 6.9
137 min

A young Dutch soldier deployed to suppress post-WWII independence efforts in the Netherlands’ colony of Indonesia finds himself torn between duty and conscience when he joins an increasingly ruthless commander’s...

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A császár (2020)

A császár (2020)

A császár (2020)
IMDb: 5.7
99 min

An escaped slave travels north and has chance encounters with Frederick Douglass and John Brown. Based on the life story of Shields Green.

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Genre: Drama, History
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020)

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020)

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020)
IMDb: 7.8
135 min

When Aurangzeb recruits his trusted soldier Udaybhan to control the Kondhana fort, Shivaji’s military leader Tanhaji Malusare and his army of Maratha warriors set out to recapture the fortress.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Last Frontier (2020)

The Last Frontier (2020)

The Last Frontier (2020)
IMDb: 6.5
130 min

The story of the Podolsk cadets’ heroic stand outside Moscow in October 1941. Cadets were sent to the Ilyinsky line, fighting alongside units from the Soviet 43rd Army to hold...

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Viking War (2019)

The Viking War (2019)

The Viking War (2019)
IMDb: 4.4
104 min

Ingrid and her siblings are on the run from the Beserkers who have begun invading the villages, taking over, savagely using the residents on a game where they vs a...

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Rising Free (2019)

Rising Free (2019)

Rising Free (2019)
IMDb: 6.2
109 min

Amidst the rugged Oregon territory, Rising Free is a visual masterpiece that showcases the harrowing journey of a young woman running from the throes of prejudice. Taken in by a...

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Genre: Drama, History
Trezor (2018)

Trezor (2018)

Trezor (2018)
IMDb: 7.0
75 min

The police hire a convicted bank robber to crack the Ministry of Interior’s vault during the final days of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. But what they find inside is quite...

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The Spy Gone North (2018)

The Spy Gone North (2018)

The Spy Gone North (2018)
IMDb: 7.3
138 min

South Korea, 1993. An agent of the National Intelligence Service is sent to Beijing with the assignment of infiltrating a group of North Korean officials with the ultimate goal of...

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Laugh or Die (2018)

Laugh or Die (2018)

Laugh or Die (2018)
IMDb: 6.7
103 min

Parikka, the actor once called the Funniest Man in Finland, and his troupe are about to be executed for the atrocities committed during the Civil War in Finland. Jaeger Lieutenant...

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Capri-Revolution (2018)

Capri-Revolution (2018)

Capri-Revolution (2018)
IMDb: 6.0
122 min

In 1914, with Italy about to enter World War I, a commune of young artists from Northern Europe establishes itself on the rural island of Capri, a safe haven for...

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Genre: Drama, History
Killing (2018)

Killing (2018)

Killing (2018)
IMDb: 6.5
80 min

In Edo period Japan, a lone ronin spends time in a village helping the farmers tend to their land. To keep his sword skills sharp, he spars daily with a...

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Genre: Drama, History
Funan (2019)

Funan (2019)

Funan (2019)
IMDb: 6.9
84 min

Cambodia, once the ancient kingdom of Funan, April 17th, 1975. The entire country falls under the tyranny of Angkar, the communist party of the Khmer Rouge. The cities are abandoned,...

Our Time Will Come (2017)

Our Time Will Come (2017)

Our Time Will Come (2017)
IMDb: 6.4
130 min

In Japanese-occupied Hong Kong, a school teacher and her would-be-fiancé link up with Chinese guerrilla fighters, forging their own path to freedom.

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Genre: Drama, History
On Wings of Eagles (2016)

On Wings of Eagles (2016)

On Wings of Eagles (2016)
IMDb: 5.6
96 min

Eric Liddell – China’s first gold medalist and one of Scotland’s greatest athletes – returns to war-torn China.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Lighthouse (2016)

The Lighthouse (2016)

The Lighthouse (2016)
IMDb: 5.3
102 min

Two lighthouse keepers clash, making their duties difficult even before a freak storms hits and strands them at the lighthouse for months. Based on a true story.

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Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Marguerite & Julien (2015)

Marguerite & Julien (2015)

Marguerite & Julien (2015)
IMDb: 5.1
105 min

Julien and Marguerite de Ravalet, son and daughter of the Lord of Tourlaville, have loved each other tenderly since childhood. But as they grow up, their affection veers toward voracious...

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Wondrous Boccaccio (2015)

Wondrous Boccaccio (2015)

Wondrous Boccaccio (2015)
IMDb: 5.8
120 min

It’s 1348. The plague has brutally hit Florence. A group of then young people, seven women and three men, rebel against the feeling of death that is about to swallow...

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The Royal Tailor (2014)

The Royal Tailor (2014)

The Royal Tailor (2014)
IMDb: 7.0
127 min

Depicts the love lives, jealousies and desires of those that work within the Sanguiwon during the Joseon Dynasty period. The Sanguiwon are responsible for the attire worn by royalty. Dol-Seok...

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Genre: Drama, History
Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla (2013)

Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla (2013)

Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla (2013)
IMDb: 6.2
125 min

On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world’s largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and...

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Copperhead (2013)

Copperhead (2013)

Copperhead (2013)
IMDb: 5.6
120 min

A family is torn apart during the American Civil War.

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Genre: Drama, History
Battle of Westerplatte (2013)

Battle of Westerplatte (2013)

Battle of Westerplatte (2013)
IMDb: 5.0
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This harrowing war film is an epic dramatization of the first battle of World War II. The Battle of Westerplatte that began on 1 September 1939 will forever be remembered...

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Detective K: Secret of Virtuous Widow (2011)

Detective K: Secret of Virtuous Widow (2011)

Detective K: Secret of Virtuous Widow (2011)
IMDb: 6.2
115 min

In 1782, King Jeong-jo of Joseon asks detective K to investigate a series of murders related to a case of corruption within the government.

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Being the Ricardos (2021)

Being the Ricardos (2021)

Being the Ricardos (2021)
IMDb: 6.7
132 min

Follows Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz as they face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.

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Genre: Drama, History
The Lady of Heaven (2021)

The Lady of Heaven (2021)

The Lady of Heaven (2021)
IMDb: 9.6
141 min

Two stories separated by 1400 years. After losing his mother in the midst of a war-torn country, an Iraqi child, learns the importance and power of patience by discovering the...

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021)

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021)

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021)
IMDb: 6.9
111 min

The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain, whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public’s perception of cats forever.

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Genre: Drama, History