History Movie Trailers
Most Popular History Movie Trailers
Total trailers found: 4,518
The Imitation Game Trailer (2014)
14 November 2014
Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
Black Hawk Down Trailer (2001)
28 December 2001
When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Kingdom of Heaven Trailer (2005)
03 May 2005
After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
King Arthur Trailer (2004)
07 July 2004
The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, Lucius Artorius Castus is the historical person behind the legend.
Steve Jobs Trailer (2015)
09 October 2015
Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
Assassin's Creed Trailer (2016)
21 December 2016
Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society.
A United Kingdom Trailer (2016)
25 November 2016
The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments.
Das Boot Trailer (1981)
16 September 1981
A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.
Tale of Tales Trailer (2015)
14 May 2015
A fantasy film with horror elements, "The Tale of Tales" is loosely inspired by the 17th century collection of fairy tales of the same name by Italian writer Giambattista Basile.
The Untouchables Trailer (1987)
02 June 1987
Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket.
Ben-Hur Trailer (1959)
26 December 1959
Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus changes everything.
Hacksaw Ridge Trailer (2016)
07 October 2016
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to win the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Shakespeare in Love Trailer (1998)
11 December 1998
Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written.
The Founder Trailer (2016)
24 November 2016
The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California.
04 April 1976
In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters.
Downfall Trailer (2004)
08 September 2004
In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west.
20 November 2015
In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance.
Bent Trailer (1997)
26 November 1997
Max is a handsome young man who, after a fateful tryst with a German soldier, is forced to run for his life.
Pompeii Trailer (2014)
18 February 2014
Set in 79 A.D., POMPEII tells the epic story of Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator.
Patriots Day Trailer (2016)
21 December 2016
An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
A Royal Affair Trailer (2012)
29 March 2012
A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
Tombstone Trailer (1993)
25 December 1993
Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone.
05 February 2004
In 1950, in South Korea, shoe-shiner Jin-tae Lee and his 18-year-old old student brother, Jin-seok Lee, form a poor but happy family with their mother, Jin-tae's fiancé Young-shin Kim, and her young sisters.
Hidden Figures Trailer (2016)
10 December 2016
The incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson - brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world.
The Patriot Trailer (2000)
28 June 2000
After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer.
Little Buddha Trailer (1993)
01 December 1993
Little Buddha is a movie about the life of Siddhartha starring Keanu Reeves and Bridget Fonda and directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.
We Were Soldiers Trailer (2002)
01 March 2002
The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
22 November 1975
Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Macbeth Trailer (2015)
16 August 2015
Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.
10 July 2015
The young Shivudu is left as a foundling in a small village by his mother. By the time he’s grown up, it has become apparent that he possesses exceptional gifts.
Sully Trailer (2016)
07 September 2016
On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard.
Silence Trailer (2016)
22 December 2016
Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.
The Good Shepherd Trailer (2006)
11 December 2006
Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in the newly founded OSS.
Midway Trailer (1976)
18 June 1976
This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.
J. Edgar Trailer (2011)
09 November 2011
As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered.
Zero Dark Thirty Trailer (2012)
19 December 2012
A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.
01 January 2003
A group of archaeologists, members of a sect that worships ancient Egypt, working from a sample of her DNA, attempt to bring back to life the beautiful Cleopatra.
Ran Trailer (1985)
01 June 1985
Set in Japan in the 16th century (or so), an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons.
Joy Trailer (2015)
24 December 2015
A story based on the life of a struggling Long Island single mom who became one of the country's most successful entrepreneurs.
The Flowers of War Trailer (2011)
15 December 2011
A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Come and See Trailer (1985)
01 July 1985
The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes.
Woman in Gold Trailer (2015)
10 April 2015
Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
Invictus Trailer (2009)
10 December 2009
Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid.
Amadeus Trailer (1984)
26 October 1984
The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri – now confined to an insane asylum.
Labyrinth of Lies Trailer (2014)
06 September 2014
A young prosecutor in postwar West Germany investigates a massive conspiracy to cover up the Nazi pasts of prominent public figures.
Reds Trailer (1981)
25 December 1981
A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Katyn Trailer (2007)
21 September 2007
An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.
Escape from Alcatraz Trailer (1979)
22 June 1979
Escape from Alcatraz tells the story of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz.
Dragon Blade Trailer (2015)
19 February 2015
Huo An, the commander of the Protection Squad of the Western Regions, was framed by evil forces and becomes enslaved.
Red Tails Trailer (2012)
19 January 2012
The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.
Experimenter Trailer (2015)
16 October 2015
Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room.
Cleopatra Trailer (1963)
12 June 1963
Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.The winner of four Oscars, this epic saga of love, greed and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the passionate and ambitious Egyptian queen who's determined to hold on to the throne and seduces the Roman emperor Julius Caesar (Rex Harrison).
Amen. Trailer (2002)
13 February 2002
The film "Amen." examines the links between the Vatican and Nazi Germany. The central character is Kurt Gerstein, a member of the Institute for Hygiene of the Waffen-SS who is horrified by what he sees in the death camps.
Seabiscuit Trailer (2003)
22 July 2003
True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
How the West Was Won Trailer (1962)
01 November 1962
The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Queen Margot Trailer (1994)
11 May 1994
The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging.
20 December 1996
Ghosts of Mississippi is a drama covering the final trial of the assassin, Bryon De La Beckwith, of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
All the Way Trailer (2016)
23 May 2016
Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the office – no longer the 'accidental President.
Schindler's List Trailer (1993)
29 November 1993
The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
The Dark Valley Trailer (2014)
14 February 2014
Through a hidden path a lone rider reaches a little town high up in the Alpes. Nobody knows where the stranger comes from, nor what he wants there.