Best History 2021 Movies

Operation Mincemeat Operation Mincemeat 6.6 2h 8min
Operation Mincemeat
IMDb: 6.6
2h 8min

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 the Allied forces were planning to attack by way of Greece rather than Sicily.

The Silence of Swastika The Silence of Swastika 9.2 56min
The Silence of Swastika
IMDb: 9.2
56min

A documentary that distances the roots of Hitler’s famous symbol from India’s Swastika.

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The Lady of Heaven The Lady of Heaven 5.7 2h 21min
The Lady of Heaven
IMDb: 5.7
2h 21min

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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Munich: The Edge of War Munich: The Edge of War 6.8 2h 9min
Munich: The Edge of War
IMDb: 6.8
2h 9min

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

The Last Duel The Last Duel 7.4 2h 33min
The Last Duel
IMDb: 7.4
2h 33min

King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire by challenging him to a duel.

The Survivor The Survivor 6.7 2h 9min
The Survivor
IMDb: 6.7
2h 9min

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 legends like Rocky Marciano as a way to find his first love again.

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain The Electrical Life of Louis Wain 6.8 1h 51min
The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
IMDb: 6.8
1h 51min

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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The Shadow In My Eye The Shadow In My Eye 7.3 1h 47min
The Shadow In My Eye
IMDb: 7.3
1h 47min

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 accidentally targeted a school and more than 120 people were killed, 86 of whom were children.

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Eiffel Eiffel 6.2 1h 48min
Eiffel
IMDb: 6.2
1h 48min

The French government is asking Gustave Eiffel to design something spectacular for the 1889 Paris World Fair, but he simply wants to design the subway—until he crosses paths with a…

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Fauci Fauci 6.5 1h 44min
Fauci
IMDb: 6.5
1h 44min

Exclusive access into the career and life of the public servant who has advised seven U.S. presidents beginning with the AIDS pandemic in the 1980s and through SARS, Ebola and…

Delicious Delicious 7.0 1h 52min
Delicious
IMDb: 7
1h 52min

France, 1789 – just before the Revolution. When talented chef Manceron is dismissed from his prestigious position by the Duke of Chamfort, he loses the taste for cooking. But when…

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The Sparks Brothers The Sparks Brothers 7.7 2h 20min
The Sparks Brothers
IMDb: 7.7
2h 20min

Take a musical odyssey through five weird and wonderful decades with brothers Ron & Russell Mael, celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks: your favorite band’s favorite band.

America: The Motion Picture America: The Motion Picture 5.6 1h 38min
America: The Motion Picture
IMDb: 5.6
1h 38min

A chainsaw-wielding George Washington teams with beer-loving bro Sam Adams to take down the Brits in a tongue-in-cheek riff on the American Revolution.

Lansky Lansky 6.2 1h 59min
Lansky
IMDb: 6.2
1h 59min

When the aging Meyer Lansky is investigated one last time by the Feds who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster spins…

12 Mighty Orphans 12 Mighty Orphans 6.9 1h 58min
12 Mighty Orphans
IMDb: 6.9
1h 58min

Haunted by his mysterious past, a devoted high school football coach leads a scrawny team of orphans to the state championship during the Great Depression and inspires a broken nation…

The Mauritanian The Mauritanian 7.5 2h 9min
The Mauritanian
IMDb: 7.5
2h 9min

A detainee at the U.S military’s Guantanamo Bay detention center is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.

Judas and the Black Messiah Judas and the Black Messiah 7.4 2h 6min
Judas and the Black Messiah
IMDb: 7.4
2h 6min

Bill O’Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.

The Dig The Dig 7.1 1h 52min
The Dig
IMDb: 7.1
1h 52min

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain’s past resonate…