TV Movie, History, US Prime Video ($0.00 with Membership), Exclude Titles I've Seen (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. King Lear (2018 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 115 min | Drama, History

6.1
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An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Jim Carter, Tobias Menzies, Emily Watson

Votes: 2,468

2. Conspiracy (2001 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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At the Wannsee Conference on January 20, 1942, senior Nazi officials meet to determine the manner in which the so-called "Final Solution to the Jewish Question" can be best implemented.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Clare Bullus, Stanley Tucci, Simon Markey

Votes: 17,521

3. The Man in the Iron Mask (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, History

6.7
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D'Artagnan and his fellow Musketeers plot to replace the ineffectual Louis XIV of France with his secretly imprisoned twin brother Phillipe, who is the firstborn and rightful King.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Patrick McGoohan, Louis Jourdan, Jenny Agutter

Votes: 2,364

4. Citizen X (1995 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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During the 1980s, Soviet authorities hunt for a serial killer who picks his victims in railway stations and commuter trains and lures them into the woods.

Director: Chris Gerolmo | Stars: Stephen Rea, Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 16,544

5. The Scarlet and the Black (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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Vatican efforts, lead by Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, to save Allied P.O.W.s and downed Allied airmen as the Nazis invade Rome.

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Gregory Peck, Christopher Plummer, John Gielgud, Raf Vallone

Votes: 2,484

6. Too Big to Fail (2011 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: James Woods, John Heard, William Hurt, Erin Dilly

Votes: 14,560

7. And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama, History

7.8
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The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic, and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Matthew Modine, Alan Alda, Patrick Bauchau, Nathalie Baye

Votes: 8,986

8. Game Change (2012 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska becomes Senator John McCain's running mate in the 2008 Presidential election.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Ed Harris, Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Peter MacNicol

Votes: 20,271

9. The Tuskegee Airmen (1995 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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The true story of how a group of African American pilots overcame racist opposition to become one of the finest US fighter groups in World War II

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Allen Payne, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 5,343

10. Escape from Sobibor (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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German death camp in Sobibor, Poland, killed 250,000 Jews. It had the most successful prisoner escape in WWII on Oct.14, 1943.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Alan Arkin, Joanna Pacula, Rutger Hauer, Hartmut Becker

Votes: 7,864

11. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 133 min | Drama, History, Western

7.1
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A historic chronicle based on the book by Dee Brown explains how Native Americans were displaced as the United States expanded west.

Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Adam Beach, August Schellenberg, Anna Paquin

Votes: 5,794

12. The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 103 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.0
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A young officer, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friends," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Trevor Howard, Louis Jourdan, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 3,878

13. Raid on Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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True story of a daring Israeli commando assault on the Entebbe Airport in Uganda to free hostages of a terrorist hijacking.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Peter Finch, Charles Bronson, Yaphet Kotto, Martin Balsam

Votes: 2,869

14. Poldark (1996 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 102 min | Drama, History

5.4
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Ross Poldark returns from war to right wrongs and reunite with the love of his life.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: John Bowe, Mel Martin, Michael Attwell, Ioan Gruffudd

Votes: 269

15. Recount (2008 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 116 min | Drama, History

7.4
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A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. Presidential election, and the subsequent recounts in Florida.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Bob Balaban, Denis Leary, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 11,586

16. Into the Storm (2009 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm (2002), Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister's life and career at the end of WWII.

Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Clive Mantle, Adrian Scarborough, Jack Shepherd

Votes: 4,441

17. The Gathering Storm (2002 TV Movie)

G | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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Winston Churchill's wilderness years prior to World War II, when only he could see the threat that Adolf Hitler and a rearmed Germany posed to Europe.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Albert Finney, Vanessa Redgrave, Jim Broadbent, Linus Roache

Votes: 5,301

18. Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 205 min | Drama, History

7.1
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Mini series depicting the turbulent and bloody reigns of Scottish monarchs Mary, Queen of Scots and her son King James VI of Scotland who became King James I of England and foiled the Gunpowder Plot.

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Vulpe Adrian, Carmen Ungureanu, Clémence Poésy, Tadeusz Pasternak

Votes: 1,610

19. The Laramie Project (2002 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 97 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.2
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The true story of an American town in the wake of the murder of Matthew Shepard.

Director: Moisés Kaufman | Stars: Christina Ricci, Steve Buscemi, Kathleen Chalfant, Laura Linney

Votes: 6,034

20. Naked Among Wolves (2015 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, History, War

7.2
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As WWII comes to an end, a group of Buchenwald's emaciated prisoners risk their lives for the safety of the camp's youngest inmate: a four-year-old Auschwitz-born Jewish prisoner. Is there a future for the Buchenwald boy?

Director: Philipp Kadelbach | Stars: Florian Stetter, Peter Schneider, Sylvester Groth, Sabin Tambrea

Votes: 3,519

21. The Special Relationship (2010 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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A dramatization that traces former UK prime minister Tony Blair's relationships with Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Michael Sheen, Demetri Goritsas, Adam Godley, Marc Rioufol

Votes: 4,145

22. Sometimes in April (2005 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 140 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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When the Hutu nationalists raised arms against their Tutsi countrymen in Rwanda in April 1994, the violent uprising marked the beginning of one of the darkest times in African history which resulted in the deaths of almost 800,000 people.

Director: Raoul Peck | Stars: Idris Elba, Carole Karemera, Pamela Nomvete, Oris Erhuero

Votes: 4,771

23. The Somme (2005 TV Movie)

102 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.4
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Drama-documentary recounting the events of the 1st July 1916 and the Battle of the Somme on the Western Front during the First World War. Told through the letters and journals of soldiers who were there.

Director: Carl Hindmarch | Stars: Laurence Kennedy, Tilda Swinton, Ed Stoppard, Paul Popplewell

Votes: 388

24. Les Miserables (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 150 min | Drama, History

7.3
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Jean Valjean (Richard Jordan), convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for several decades by the relentless and cruel Policeman Javert (Anthony Perkins).

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Richard Jordan, Anthony Perkins, Cyril Cusack, Claude Dauphin

Votes: 1,479

25. A Tale of Two Cities (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 162 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.5
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An ex-aristocrat from France and an alcoholic English lawyer find themselves crossing paths and in love with the same woman during the French Revolution.

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: Chris Sarandon, Peter Cushing, Kenneth More, Barry Morse

Votes: 677

26. Stalking Laura (1993 TV Movie)

92 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.5
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A beautiful young computer technician starting off her career in Silicon Valley during the Eighties, is stalked and harassed by a nerdy, dangerous and mentally-unstable colleague with a twisted obsession.

Director: Michael Switzer | Stars: Richard Thomas, Brooke Shields, Viveka Davis, William Allen Young

Votes: 907

27. Churchill's Secret (2016 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill (Sir Michael Gambon) suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953, which is consequently kept a secret from the rest of the world.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Michael Gambon, Romola Garai, Lindsay Duncan, Daisy Lewis

Votes: 1,248

28. April Morning (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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The "April Morning" here is the famous April 19, 1775 upon which the "Shot heard 'round the world" was fired, signaling the start of the American Revolution. Faithful to author Howard ... See full summary »

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Susan Blakely, Chad Lowe, Robert Urich

Votes: 545

29. The Stranger Beside Me (2003 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.1
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While working at a Seattle clinic for women in the 1970s, aspiring crime writer, Ann Rule, unwittingly becomes friends with serial killer Ted Bundy.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Billy Campbell, Barbara Hershey, Suki Kaiser, Brenda James

Votes: 781

30. Britannic (2000 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 93 min | Action, Drama, History

5.2
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A fictional account of the sinking of the H.M.H.S. Britannic off the Greek island of Kea in November 1916. This explores the theory of a German Agent sabotaging the liner, a hospital ship.

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Edward Atterton, Amanda Ryan, Jacqueline Bisset, Ben Daniels

Votes: 1,196

31. Inherit the Wind (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A biblical orator opposes a liberal lawyer defending a man for teaching Darwinism in the 1920s South.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Jason Robards, Darren McGavin, John Harkins

Votes: 442

32. Rommel (2012 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 120 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.5
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The story of the final seven months in the life of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.

Director: Niki Stein | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Tim Bergmann, Johannes Silberschneider, Benjamin Sadler

Votes: 1,661

33. Jeremiah (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest's family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it clear to ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Winer | Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Oliver Reed, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Vincent Regan

Votes: 940

34. The Lady and the Highwayman (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.7
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Swashbuckling tale of romance, betrayal, jealousy, banditry, murder, and court intrigue set in the 1660s, during the Restoration to the English throne of King Charles II (Michael York).

Director: John Hough | Stars: Emma Samms, Oliver Reed, Claire Bloom, Christopher Cazenove

Votes: 1,039

35. Dave Allen at Peace (2018 TV Movie)

58 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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Filmed in homage to his original TV series, this factual drama follows Dave Allen from childhood to becoming one of the Ireland's comedy greats, with just a whiskey, a cigarette and ... See full summary »

Director: Andy De Emmony | Stars: Colin Ash, Robert Bathurst, Richard Clements, Joanne Crawford

Votes: 181

36. Mayflower: The Pilgrims' Adventure (1979 TV Movie)

97 min | Adventure, History

6.2
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In 1620, the Assembly of the Pilgrims decides to emigrate to the young America because of the persecution they suffer by the English crown. This movie tells the adventurous journey of the ... See full summary »

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Richard Crenna, Jenny Agutter, Michael Beck

Votes: 149

37. Jonestown: Paradise Lost (2007 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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Cult leader Jim Jones leads his followers to a mass-suicide.

Director: Tim Wolochatiuk | Stars: Ted Biggs, Stephan Jones, Vernon Gosney, Tim Reiterman

Votes: 927

38. Saving the Titanic (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 104 min | Drama, History

7.3
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The story of the engineers who worked tirelessly to keep the electric power running as the Titanic sank. Their selfless actions kept the lights on and the electric lifeboat winches operational to facilitate the survival of others.

Director: Maurice Sweeney | Stars: Liam Cunningham, David Wilmot, Ciarán McMenamin, Owen McDonnell

Votes: 254

39. Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Drama, History

6.3
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True story of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, its crew's struggle to survive the sharks and exposure, and the captain's scape-goat court-martial.

Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Stacy Keach, Richard Thomas, Don Harvey, Robert Cicchini

Votes: 760

40. The Courage to Love (2000 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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In 19th century New Orleans creole Henriette must choose between love and devotion to the church. Neither choice is going to be easy, as there is great opposition to her ideas of breaking traditions.

Director: Kari Skogland | Stars: Vanessa Williams, Gil Bellows, Karen Williams, Lisa Bronwyn Moore

Votes: 411

41. Barabbas (2012 TV Movie)

200 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.4
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Billy Zane stars as Barabbas--the man whose life was spared because of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Based on the Nobel Prize in Literature winning novel by Par Lagerkvist, Barabbas is a... See full summary »

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Billy Zane, Cristiana Capotondi, Filippo Nigro, Anna Valle

Votes: 385

42. JFK: The Smoking Gun (2013 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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Australian detective Colin McLaren investigates the JFK assassination using ballistics expert Howard Donahue's evidence of a second shooter in Dealey Plaza.

Director: Malcolm Mcdonald | Stars: Alex Ivanovici, Howard Donahue, Colin McLaren, Colleen Lorenzen

Votes: 605

43. Chaos on the Bridge (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 59 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.0
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The story of the struggle to create the television series, Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987).

Director: William Shatner | Stars: William Shatner, D.C. Fontana, David Gerrold, Maurice Hurley

Votes: 1,062

44. Death of a Prophet (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, History

4.7
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After breaking ties with the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X became a man marked for death...and it was just a matter of time before his enemies closed in. Despite death threats and intimidation... See full summary »

Director: Woodie King Jr. | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Yolanda King, Mansoor Najee-ullah, Sam Singleton

Votes: 217

45. The Four Feathers (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
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When British Lieutenant Faversham resigns his commission rather than fight in the 1882 Sudan war, his army pals present him with the four white feathers of cowardice.

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Beau Bridges, Robert Powell, Simon Ward, Jane Seymour

Votes: 495

46. Out of the Blue (2003 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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The definitive investigation on the UFO phenomenon narrated by Peter Coyle.

Directors: Tim Coleman, James Fox, Boris Zubov | Stars: Peter Coyote, Amir D. Aczel, Bernhard Haisch, John Samford

Votes: 487

47. Arletty A Guilty Passion (2015 TV Movie)

93 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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During the filming of Children of Paradise (1945) in Nazi-occupied France, the film's emblematic protagonist, Arletty, finds herself falling for a young German soldier. Can the dazzling allure of a guilty passion blind a woman in love?

Director: Arnaud Sélignac | Stars: Laetitia Casta, Marie-Josée Croze, Ken Duken, Joséphine Draï

Votes: 169

48. Margaret (2009 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 113 min | Drama, History

7.2
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Margaret Thatcher's final days as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Director: James Kent | Stars: Roger Allam, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Charlotte Asprey, Elizabeth Bennett

Votes: 384

49. Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, History, War

6.0
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Life in Hiroshima, following different Japanese, a German priest and church, and some American POWs, before and after the atomic bomb was dropped August 6, 1945.

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Max von Sydow, Judd Nelson, Mako, Tamlyn Tomita

Votes: 292

50. Max e Hélène (2015 TV Movie)

99 min | Drama, History

5.9
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"Max and Helene", a television film, loosely based on the novel by Simon Wiesenthal, which tells the true story of an absolute love for what tortured between Max, a promising student Jew ... See full summary »

Director: Giacomo Battiato | Stars: Alessandro Averone, Carolina Crescentini, Ennio Fantastichini, Ken Duken

Votes: 124


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