Genre:

History

Year: 2011
13 found movie
The Borgias 2011–2013

Following the Borgia family as they rise to power in the Roman Catholic church. Rodrigo Borgia uses bribery, with the help of his son, to secure his position as Pope Alexander VI. But he has gained enemies in the College of Cardinals, who begin to plot against him. He must find alliances.

Category: Crime, Drama, History, Series

Stars: Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Peter Sullivan

7.9 IMDB Rating 8,675 Views
Texas Killing Fields 2011

Souder, a homicide detective in a small Texan town, and his partner, transplanted New York City cop Detective Heigh, track a sadistic serial killer dumping his victims' mutilated bodies in a nearby marsh locals call 'The Killing Fields'. Though the swampland crime scenes are outside their jurisdiction, Detective Heigh is unable to turn his back on solving the gruesome murders. Despite his partner's warnings, he sets out to investigate the crimes. Before long, the killer changes the game and begins hunting the detectives, teasing them with possible clues at the crime scenes while always remaining one step ahead. When familiar local girl Ann goes missing, the detectives find themselves racing against time to catch the killer and save the young girl's life.

Category: Crime, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Sam Worthington,Jeffrey Dean Morgan,Jessica Chastain,Chloë Grace Moretz

5.7 IMDB Rating 2,967 Views
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale I 2011

During the Japanese rule of Taiwan, the Seediq were forced to lose their own culture and give up their faith. Men were subject to harsh labor and kept from traditional hunting; whereas women had to serve the Japanese policemen and their families by doing the household work and giving up their traditional weaving work. Above all, they were forbidden to tattoo their faces. And these tattoos were seen as the Seediq's traditional belief to transform themselves into Seediq Bale ("true humans"). Mona Rudao, the protagonist, witnessed the repression by the Japanese over a period of 30 years. Sometime between autumn and winter 1930, when the slave labor is at its harshest, a young Seediq couple are married and a joyful party is thrown. At the same time, a newly appointed Japanese policeman goes on his inspection tour to this tribe. Mona Rudao's first son, Tado Mona, offers wine to the policeman with gusto, but is in return beaten up because his hands were considered not clean enough. With anger, Tado Mona and his brother Baso Mona attack the policeman. And from that day onward, their tribe is living in the shadow of being the object of revenge by the Japanese. In a few days, a group of youth surround Mona Rudao. They strongly request him to lead the retaliation against the Japanese. Mona Rudao struggles for a long time between extending his fellow's lives and fighting back for dignity, until he sees these youngster's faces - clear without Seediq's tattoos - that he made up his mind. He tells the youngsters, "Japanese troops out-number the stones in Dakusui River, more intensive than the leaves in the forest, but my determination fighting them is ever stronger than Mt. Kire." "Children! On the tip of the Rainbow Bridge led to home of our ancestor's spirits, there is another beautiful hunting range. Our ancestors are all there! Remember, only brave spirits can enter this place, and we can never lose it. My fellows, let us hunt the heads of our enemies, and we wash our spirits with blood so that we walk the Rainbow Bridge to be always with our ancestors." The film Seediq Bale depicts the Wushe Incident, which occurred in central Taiwan during the Japanese rule. When the Seediq Bale, believing in the Rainbow, and the Japanese, believing in the Sun, met one another, they fought. The leader of Seediq Bale, Mona Rudao, led 300 warriors fighting against 3000 Japanese troopers. The only thing they forgot was whether it was the Rainbow or the Sun they believed in; they actually believed in the same sky.

Category: Action, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Nolay Piho,Chih-Hsiang Ma,Masanobu Andô,Sabu Kawahara

7.5 IMDB Rating 3,228 Views
Gettysburg 2011

An examination of the Battle of Gettysberg on both the personal and strategic level.

Category: Documentary, History, War

Stars: Sam Rockwell,Anton Blake,Josh Artis,Greg Berg

6.4 IMDB Rating 2,705 Views
History of the World in 2 Hours 2011

A rapid-fire history of our world, from the beginning of time as we know it to present day. This two-hour CGI-driven special delves into the key turning points: the formation of earth, emergence of life, spread of man and the growth of civilization--and reveals their surprising connections to our world today.

Category: History

Stars: Corey Burton,Alex Flippenko,Peter Ward,Clifford Johnson,Jonathan Markley,Russell Shapiro,Glen MacDonald,Jonathan Cohen,Robert Bakker,Trevor Valle,Nicole Waguespack,John Shea,Todd Surovell,Craig Benjamin,Martin K.A. Morgan

6.9 IMDB Rating 1,087 Views
The Flowers of War 2011

In 1937 China, during the second Sino-Japanese war, a mortician, John (Christian Bale) arrives at a Catholic church in Nanjing to prepare a priest for burial. Upon arrival he finds himself the lone adult among a group of convent girl students and prostitutes from a nearby brothel. When he finds himself in the unwanted position of protector of both groups from the horrors of the invading Japanese army, he discovers the meaning of sacrifice and honor.

Category: Drama, History, Movies, Romantic

Stars: Christian Bale,Ni Ni,Xinyi Zhang,Tianyuan Huang

7.6 IMDB Rating 2,349 Views
My Way 2011

Inspired by a true story. Jun Shik works for Tatsuo's grandfather's farm while Korea is colonized by Japan, but he has a dream to participate in Tokyo Olympics as a marathon runner. Tatsuo also aims to become a marathon runner, so the two are in rivalry. But war breaks out and they both are forced to enlist in the army. Tatsuo becomes the head of defense in Jun Shik's unit and he devises a scheme but fails. Jun Shik and Tatsuo are captured by the Soviets. They run away but soon are captured by Germans and forced to separate. In 1944, they meet again at the shores of Normandy.

Category: Action, Drama, History

Stars: Dong-gun Jang,Jô Odagiri,Bingbing Fan,In-kwon Kim,Seung-hyeon Han,Jin-seok Yang,Ji-han Do,Hee-won Kim,Yeon-hee Lee,Ji-woong Wi,Jong-yeol Jeong,Ho-yeon Lee,Michael Arnold,Michael Frederick Arnold,Ismail Deniz

7.3 IMDB Rating 3,617 Views
The Lady 2011

THE LADY is an epic love story about how an extraordinary couple and family sacrifice their happiness at great human cost for a higher cause. This is the story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her husband, Michael Aris. Despite distance, long separations, and a dangerously hostile regime, their love endures until the very end. A story of devotion and human understanding set against a background of political turmoil which continues today. THE LADY also is the story of the peaceful quest of the woman who is at the core of Burma's democracy movement.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Markus Waldow,Michelle Yeoh,David Thewlis,Jonathan Raggett

7.1 IMDB Rating 2,080 Views
Memorial Day 2011

Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. Although Bud has never talked about the war, he finds himself striking a deal with his grandson: Kyle can pick any three souvenirs, and Bud will tell him the stories behind each one. Memorial Day not only takes us on a journey into Bud's complicated wartime past, but also into Kyle's wartime future. As the two men share parallel experiences in combat, they come to realize how that magical day on the porch shaped both of their lives.

Category: Action, Drama, History

Stars: Jonathan Bennett,James Cromwell,John Cromwell,Jackson Bond,Mary Kay Fortier-Spalding,Emily Fradenburgh,Charles Hubbell,Corby Kelly,Chris LeFevere,Steven Luke,Jasper Morgan,Reed Sigmund,Thomas Sellwood,Erin Traxler,Armin Zadeh

5.5 IMDB Rating 2,352 Views
The front line 2011

Towards the end of the Korean War an uneasy ceasefire is ordered, but out on the Eastern front line of the Aerok Hills fierce fighting continues. A race to capture a strategic point to determine a new border between the two Koreas is the ultimate prize. A bullet is then found in the body of dead company commander of the South Korean army. The bullet that killed the company commander belongs to the South Korean army. Lieutenant of the Defense Security Command Kang Eun-Pyo is ordered to go out into the Eastern front line and investigate the murder. When Kang Eun-Pyo arrives in the Aerok Hills he is surprised to find his old friend Kim Soo-Hyeok commanding troops in the Aerok Hills. Kang Eun-Pyo believed Kim Soo-Hyeok was dead. In their younger years, Kim Soo-Hyeok was a meek student, but he eventually became the leader of Aerok company as a lieutenant. The situation in the Aerok company raises many flags in the eyes of Kang Eun-Pyo. Soldiers wear North Korean uniforms inside due to the cold weather, a 20-year-old leads troops as a captain and the reappearance of his old friend Kim Soo-Hyeok. The countdown to the ceasefire begins as the lives of countless soldiers fall to the wayside ...

Category: Drama, History, War

Stars: Ha-kyun Shin,Soo Go,Seung-su Ryu,Chang-Seok Ko,Je-hoon Lee,Jin-woong Jo,In-gi Jeong,Seung-yong Ryoo,Ok-bin Kim,Yeong-seo Park,Seo Joon-Yeol,Seung-min Woo,Min Choi,Jo Min-ho,Rok-kyeong Kim

7.1 IMDB Rating 4,311 Views
1920 Bitwa Warszawska 2011

The First Polish 3D Feature Film! Poland's winning battle against Soviet Russia as seen through the eyes of two young protagonists, Ola and Jan. She is a Warsaw cabaret dancer, while he is ...

Category: Drama, History, Musical

Stars: Borys Szyc,Natasza Urbanska,Daniel Olbrychski,Adam Ferency,Jerzy Bonczak,Boguslaw Linda,Ewa Wisniewska,Aleksandr Domogarov,Olga Kabo,Adam Strzelecki,Michal Zebrowski,Rafal Cieszynski,Lukasz Garlicki,Piotr Glowacki,Wojciech Solarz

4.3 IMDB Rating 1,788 Views
Too Big to Fail 2011

A close look behind the scenes, between late March and mid-October, 2008: we follow Richard Fuld's benighted attempt to save Lehman Brothers; conversations among Hank Paulson (the Secretary of the Treasury), Ben Bernanke (chair of the Federal Reserve), and Tim Geithner (president of the New York Fed) as they seek a private solution for Lehman's; and, back-channel negotiations among Paulson, Warren Buffet, investment bankers, a British regulator, and members of Congress as almost all work to save the U.S. economy. By the end, with the no-strings bailout arranged, modest confidence restored on Wall Street, and a meltdown averted, Paulson wonders if banks will lend.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: James Woods,John Heard,William Hurt,Erin Dilly

7.4 IMDB Rating 2,785 Views
Anonymous 2011

Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, is presented as the real author of Shakespeare's works. Edward's life is followed through flashbacks from a young child, through to the end of his life. He is portrayed as a child prodigy who writes and performs A Midsummer Night's Dream for a young Elizabeth I. A series of events sees his plays being performed by a frontman, Shakespeare.

Category: Drama, History, Movies, Thriller

Stars: Rhys Ifans,Vanessa Redgrave,Sebastian Armesto,Rafe Spall

6.9 IMDB Rating 3,391 Views