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2. Hidden Killers of the Tudor Home (2015 TV Movie)
60 min | History
The introduction of world trade in Tudor England inadvertently introduces foreign poisonous substances. One such case is sugar and the subsequent rotting of teeth.
Die Deutschen (2008– )
Ludwig II. und die Bayern
43 min | Documentary, History
King Ludwig II mounted the Bavarian throne at 19 at his father's death. His political ambition was to maintain Bavaria as truly sovereign member of the German League of 39 states ... See full summary »
Die Deutschen (2008– )
Karl der Große und die Sachsen
43 min | Documentary, History
Charlemagne, son of a new dynasty started as ministers of the former Merovingian kings of the Franks, turned his people's realm into a Germanic empire, a Catholic rebirth of western Rome's,... See full summary »
11. The First Great Escape (2014 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 46 min | Documentary
The extraordinary and little known story of 29 prisoners who escaped from a POW camp in Holzminden Germany during WW1, a feat that inspired The Great Escape years later.
National Geographic Explorer (1985– )
Hitler's G.I. Death Camp
50 min | Documentary, History
The story of 350 American POWs held at a reclusive and secret concentraion camp administered by the Nazi regime.
52 min | Documentary, History, War
A feature-length documentary on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Royal 22nd Regiment, the only French battalion in Canada at the time of the first and second world war.
16. Colditz - The Legend (2010 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 45 min | Documentary
Colditz Castle was a maximum security prison from which no one was meant to escape... but escape they did. Take a fresh look at the legendary escapes, featuring stories from both Colditz survivors and their extended families.
18. Last Stand of the 300 (2007 TV Movie)
91 min | Documentary
In the year 480 B.C., the Greeks and the Persians fight one of the most famous battles in history at a place called Thermopylae. Here, the mighty Persian war machine, which has conquered ... See full summary »
20. War Story (2012– )
Documentary, History, War
War Story tells moving personal stories of the Second World War. From the foot soldier, the leader, the civilian and even the enemy, these stories tell what it was like to be in the Second World War - by the Canadians who were there.
23. Edward and Mary: The Unknown Tudors (2002– )
94 min | Documentary, History
Mary (who was to become England's first reigning Queen since Matilda but who is best known to generations of British schoolchildren as Bloody Mary) was the first born child of Henry VIII. ... See full summary »
Historian Lucy Worsley reveals how some of the biggest moments in British History are actually a concoction of fibs and stories which have been manipulated by whoever was in power at the time.
Star: Lucy Worsley
25. The French Revolution (2005 TV Movie)
100 min | Documentary, History
Documentary about the bloody beginning, bloodier middle and unceremonious end of the French Revolution, an event that ended in blood the reign of kings in France and laid the foundation for a new - republican - system of government.
27. Napoleon: The True Story (2015– )
52 min | Documentary, Biography
Historian Andrew Roberts travels the world retracing the footsteps of Napoleon on the approach to the two hundredth anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.
28. The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)
PG | 251 min | Documentary, History, War
An in-depth exploration of the various reactions by the French people to the Vichy government's acceptance of Nazi invasion.
30. Devil's Brigade (2006– )
47 min | Documentary
In 1942, an elite group of over six hundred Canadian soldiers were trained to create a lethal battalion that would, along with their American counterparts, parachute behind German lines and... See full summary »
31. Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire (2008– )
TV-PG | 60 min | History, War
A thirteen hour series which focuses on the Germanic, Britannic and other barbarian tribal wars with Rome which ultimately led to the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. This series is ... See full summary »
32. Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006)
Not Rated | 59 min | Drama, History
A doc-drama covering the rise and the fall of the Roman world including the founding by Julius Caesar and the building of Rome by Nero.
35. Barbarians Rising (2016– )
TV-14 | 120 min | Documentary, Action, Drama
Rome. The greatest empire the world has ever known. This docudrama tells the story of Rome through the eyes of the empire's many adversaries who battled to see its destruction.
37. The American West (2016– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, History, Western
This series will provide unprecedented access to the wilderness, frontier lawlessness, and bloodshed of the 40 years between the end of the American Civil War and after the turn of the 20th... See full summary »
38. The True Story of Hannibal (2005 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary
One of history's greatest military leaders, at age nine Hannibal accompanied his father Hamilcar Barca on the Carthaginian expedition to conquer Spain. Before embarking, the boy vowed ... See full summary »
42. The Endurance (2000)
G | 97 min | Documentary, History
A retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton 's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica in 1914-1916, featuring new footage of the actual locations and interviews with surviving relatives of key ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,753 | Gross: $2.45M
43. Bonhoeffer (2003)
TV-14 | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Dramatic documentary about the young German pacifist and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer who resisted the Nazi regime and was hanged two weeks before World War II was over.
Votes: 320 | Gross: $0.16M
Not Rated | 45 min | Documentary, History, War
A documentary on the 25th bombing mission of the Memphis Belle, a B-17 in the US 8th Air Force.
46. Richard III: The Princes in the Tower (2015 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
A look at theories, possible motives and suspects behind the mysterious disappearance of two young princes, Edward and Richard, upon the ascension to the throne of their uncle, King Richard III.
47. The Secret Land (1948)
Approved | 71 min | Documentary
The 1946-1947 U.S. military expedition to explore and map Antarctica, led by Admiral Richard E. Byrd, is presented from its planning stages through its successful completion.
48. The Stilwell Road (1945)
Not Rated | 51 min | Documentary, War