Stream all History Movies on BFI Player

History Movies

Monumental buildings, excess length of the film, magnificent garments and a historical background are the basis for historical films. Let yourself be taken into history and travel to places in the world that became legends. Historical films appear in lavish format, embellished with dramatic plots and visually stunning scenes. Conflicts develop in the midst of history, producing a hero who often rebels against the social situation.

There is also a love affair that forces the hero to act against common beliefs. Historical events and personalities of the corresponding era take you through the ups and downs of life that the hero of the story must experience. Past eras pass by, coupled with some fiction and heroism.


Some of the most recent, must-see History Movies on BFI Player are The Taste of Things (released in 2023), The Peasants (released in 2023) and 20 Days in Mariupol (released in 2023).
The top rated History Movies of all time on BFI Player are Shoah with an Anystream score of 8.6, 20 Days in Mariupol with an Anystream score of 8.4 and Hacksaw Ridge with an Anystream score of 8.2.
The oldest History Movies on BFI Player are The Birth of a Nation from the year 1915, The Passion of Joan of Arc from the year 1928 and Rome, Open City from the year 1945.