History Films

A curated list of historical films and movies organised into chronological order.

Criteria for inclusion are films and stories are based upon historical events and famous people, or fictional events based in a defined historical period.

 

 3600 BCE – 500 CE   Ancient History
 
 

 

 500 CE – 1000 CE  Dark Ages
 
 

 

 1000 CE – 1500 CE  Middle Ages
 
 

 

 1500 CE – 1914  Modern History
 
 

 

 1914 – 1918  WW1
 
 

 

 1918 – 1939  Inter War
 
 

 

 1939 – 1945  WW2
 
 

 

 1945 – 1990  Cold War
 
 

 

 1990 - 2000  Contemporary