Drama, Thriller, History
Detective, Thriller, Melodrama, History
Drama, Thriller, History
History, Family, War
Action, Drama, Adventure, Thriller, History, War
Testament of Youth
Drama, History, Biography, War
Drama, Adventure, History
The Song of Names
The Rising Hawk
Action, Drama, History
Assassination: An October Murder in Munich
Winter of The Braves
Action, History, War
Drama, Adventure, History, War
The King's Speech
Drama, History, Biography
Historical films show any era or real (fictional) event that occurred at that time. Often they are a film adaptation of a famous historical novel to show the authentic culture of a certain period of human history. True films about the war and other events capture the audience, transfer them to another time. This genre is considered very useful, as it helps to understand exactly how our ancestors lived.
Historical feature films and their subgenres
As a rule, such films are combined with other categories, which makes them more interesting. The most popular subgenres are:
- drama is the most common option, since often historical films describe the dramatic events of the past, beautiful costumes, excellent make-up are used to immerse in a certain era («Two queens», «Friends from France», «War horse»);
- thriller - the main character often «steep» a guy who has to put an end to injustice amid important events («Deep sea horizon», «Zahar Berkut», «Iron Knight»);
- adventure - the plot unfolds against the backdrop of travel, exotic countries («Trails», «The last Neanderthal man», «The Lost City Z»);
- melodramas - against the backdrop of historical events, the main characters fall in love, fight for their feelings («Ophelia», «Lady», «London holidays»);
- thrillers - the plot revolves around events that are kept in suspense, often such pictures are based on the lives of real people («Mumbai Hotel: Confrontation», «Lord of the storm»);
- criminal - describes the life of criminals during an era («New York gangs»);
- musical - film replete with music and songs («Ball»);
- military - perhaps the most popular topic for historical paintings, usually actions take place during the First or Second World War («For reasons of conscience», «Dunkirk», «Churchill»).
Many people like historical films because they allow us to look into the past of mankind and travel to an unusual time for us. They can be watched both with family / friends, and alone. They help to survive a lot of different emotions along with the main characters.
Historical films: selection
On Sweet.TV you will find a list of the most popular adaptations of novels and paintings on the theme of history. The list also has the best movie of all time in this genre:
- «War horse» (2011) - the plot unfolds around the incredible friendship of a horse and a boy against the backdrop of the First World War;
- «Promise» (2016) - the First World War is on and Constantinople is crumbling before our eyes, here comes medical student Mikael, who falls in love with beautiful Ana, but someone else loves her;
- «Mumbai Hotel: Confrontation» (2018) - in 2008, several terrorist attacks occurred in Mumbai, a beautiful hotel «Taj Mahal» also attacked;
- «Dunkirk» (2017) - Dunkirk operation, during which miraculously managed to save more than 300 thousand soldiers at the beginning of World War II;
- «Pele: The Birth of a Legend» (2016) - a biographical film-drama about the famous football player who turned our view of football upside down.
On Sweet.TV you can watch historical films in high HD quality. The coolest thing is that all videos can be downloaded on any device. The catalog has feature films and series, foreign and domestic. Historical movies online are available after simple and quick registration. We constantly have new items that you can immediately watch by subscription or upon purchase. Rates are more than affordable, so everyone has the opportunity to watch historical films.