Best Historical Movies and Television Shows

Historical Movies and Television Series

There are now a ton of ways to watch movies and television (Netflix, Apple iTunes, Amazon Prime, etc.) but some of these options make it harder to give movies and televisions series as a gift. iTunes and Amazon Prime still allow you to send digital gifts to friends and family as long as you have their email. You can also gift Amazon Prime Video memberships. If this sounds like a pain, most folks still have a dvd or Blu-ray player.


Dunkirk directed by Chris Nolan

All the President's Men directed by Alan Pakula

Lincoln directed by Steven Spielberg

Elizabeth directed by Shekhar Kapur

Judgment at Nuremburg by Stanley Kramer

Conspiracy directed by Frank Pierson

Selma directed by Ava DuVernay

12 Years a Slave directed by Steven McQueen

The Battle of Algiers by Gillo Pontecorvo

Glory directed by Edward Zwick

Malcom X directed by Spike Lee

Lawrence of Arabia directed by David Lean

Schindler's List directed by Steven Spielberg

Goodfellas directed by Martin Scorsese


Roots: Complete Collection

The Vietnam War: A Film directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

John Adams starring Paul Giamatti

Connections by James Burke