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2. George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986 TV Movie)
190 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life of George Washington as the first President of the United States of America and his 8 years running his country. The trials he faces dealing with mobs and riots while keeping the country together.
7. Prehistoric Monsters Revealed (2008 TV Movie)
While presenting various lesser-known prehistoric giant creatures, various paleontologists explain how fossil analysis works and how they can deduce characteristics, behavior and look of these long extinct animals.
Nova (1974– )
Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters
TV-G | 54 min | Documentary
Until recently there were very few known dinosaur fossils in Australia. But there are highways full of footprints which along with the recently found skeletal fossils tell uniquely ... See full summary »
4 min | Short, Drama, History
This early docudrama shows Auburn Prison and recreates the electrocution of Leon Czolgosz, the assassin of President McKinley of the United States. Some versions offer additional footage at... See full summary »
Director: Edwin S. Porter
13. City of Life and Death (2009)
R | 133 min | Drama, History, War
In 1937, Japan occupied Nanjing, the Chinese capital. There was a battle and subsequent atrocities against the inhabitants, especially those who took refuge in the International Security Zone.
Votes: 10,761 | Gross: $0.12M
14. Louis XIV (1904)
Short, Drama, History
The king is dead. Long live the king. French people, as part of tradition, treated the heir to the throne with these words. When the words sounded in honor of Louis XIV, he was hardly 5 years old.
15. Selma (2014)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
Votes: 89,421 | Gross: $52.08M
16. San Francisco: Aftermath of Earthquake (1906)
1 min | Documentary, Short, History
Footage shot not long after the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco is edited together so that more than one scene and more than one vantage are included. We see fire raging. We see burned-out... See full summary »
22. Chased by Dinosaurs (2002–2003)
29 min | Documentary, Animation, History
This two-part series, a sequel to Walking with Dinosaurs featured Nigel and his "team of fellow explorers" encountering prehistoric life over a large range of time, and seeing creatures not featured in the original series.
Star: Nigel Marven
25. The Universe (2007–2015)
45 min | Documentary, History
This educational show explores many scientific questions and topics about the universe (Big Bang, the Sun, the planets, black holes, other galaxies, astrobiology etc.) through latest CGI, data and interviews with scientists.
Short, Drama, History
Barbara Frietchie's defense of the American flag and the death of a Union soldier in battle bring a tribute from both sides.
31. The Assassination of the Duke de Guise (1908)
15 min | Short, History, Drama
France, at the end of the sixteenth century. Henry III decided to eliminate his rival, the Duke of Guise, and, therefore, calls him in the castle of Blois. The mistress of the duke, warned ... See full summary »
32. A Duel Under Richelieu (1908)
Short, Drama, History
This beautiful and historic picture depicts an incident which took place in Paris when Cardinal Richelieu was in power, and when dueling was considered a capital offense. In the opening ... See full summary »
7 min | Documentary, Short, History
Director: Fructuós Gelabert
40. Joe's Violin (2016)
24 min | Documentary, Short, History
A 91-year-old Holocaust survivor donates his violin to an instrument drive, changing the life of a 12-year-old schoolgirl from the Bronx and unexpectedly, his own.
42. McMillions (2020)
TV-14 | 344 min | Documentary, Crime, History
A detailed account of the McDonald's Monopoly game scam during the 1990s as told by the participants in the case, including the prizewinners and the FBI agents involved.
43. Hamilton (2020)
PG-13 | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Captured live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theater with the original Broadway cast.
1 min | Short, History
A short documentary registering the meeting between two aviation pioneers: the Brazilian Santos Dumont and the Briton Charles Rolls. In it, Dumont presents his ideas for a future balloon, ... See full summary »
PG | 122 min | Documentary, History, War
The secret smuggling of 9,300 Jewish children out of Nazi Germany in the late 1930s.
Votes: 1,731 | Gross: $0.37M
Short, Action, Drama