History on Film

Unsure what film to watch whilst your indoors? Try some of the following films and documentaries online that depict real historical events.

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Netflix

The Kings Speech
IMDB: 8.0/10
Age rating: 13+

Follow in the footsteps of King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II, as he attempts to overcome his stutter to make his King’s Speech.

Suffragette
IMDB: 6.9/10
Age rating: 13+

Based on true events about the women who fought for their rights in the early feminist movement and were forced underground by the British state.

Miracle
IMDB: 7.5/10
Age rating: 7+

Get an insight into rivalry between the superpowers in the Cold War. A true story of the 1980s US Olympic hockey team aiming to beat the seemingly invincible Soviet squad for a gold medal.

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