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Watching History

Entertainment
5.7k votersThese Are The Most Historically Inaccurate Movies Of All TimeHollywood often gets history completely wrong, and biopics in particular often make their subjects look better than they really we...
Debunking
1.2k votersThe Dumbest Things We Believe About Historical Clothing Thanks To Pop CultureAncient Romans always wore togas, Scottish men always wore kilts, and 19th-century women stuffed themselves into painful corsets. ...
Comedy Movies
26.4k views11 Historical Comedies That Got Surprisingly Close To The TruthIf you're a fan of historical movies, comedies probably aren't your first pick. Of all the movie genres, comedies have the least o...
Historical Figures
2.6k votersCharacters From Historical Movies You Didn’t Realize Were RealMovie characters based on real people, and characters based on historical figures specifically, are nothing new. Sometimes, films ...
Entertainment
717 votersGreat Movies About Real Female RulersGirls rule - especially in these acclaimed movies about real women who took the throne. The top movies about real female rulers fe...
Historical Entertainment
462 votersThe Best New Period Piece TV Shows of the Last Few YearsPeriod pieces can transport viewers back in time to a radically different era and, perhaps due to the stressful nature of modern t...
Watchworthy
1.8k votersThe Best New Historical Drama TV Series of the Last Few YearsIf you're fascinated by stories of bygone eras, these new historical shows may satisfy your craving to be transported to a differe...
Drama
1.7k votersThe Best 2010s Historical Drama SeriesThese are the best 2010s historical drama series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. From some good 2010s historical drama T...
World History
34.9k votersThe Greatest World War II Movies of All TimeThe best World War 2 movies remind us that perhaps no single event has had a greater impact on the future of filmmaking than World...
Historical Entertainment
2.2k votersThe Best Period Piece TV ShowsSet in some earlier time, the very best period TV shows use the framework of another decade to tell their story. Unlike historical...
Watchworthy
2.5k votersThe Best Current Historical Drama Series Airing NowThese are the best current historical drama series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. From some good current historical dra...
Historical Entertainment
16.5k votersThe Best Medieval MoviesWhat are the best medieval movies? Kings, sword fights, jousting, horses... fire, pillaging, knights, people with English accents ...
Entertainment
1.5k votersThe Best British History Series & Period PiecesThanks to having a bit of a longer history than the United States, historical TV shows from the UK include everything from relativ...
Entertainment
1.1k votersThe Best Period Movies Set In The 18th CenturyThe best 18th century movies show that it was a time of great change around the globe. The Enlightenment expanded peoples' minds a...
American Revolutionary War
1.8k votersThe Best American Revolution MoviesHere is a list of the best movies ever made about the American Revolution. These films all depict the events of the Revolutionary ...
Historical Entertainment
1.4k votersThe Best Napoleonic War Movies Ever MadeHere is a list of the best films depicting the era of Napoleon in Europe include films about the Napoleonic war and the battle of ...
US History
3.6k votersThe Best US Civil War Movies Ever MadeHere are all the best films about the US Civil War. The American Civil War remains the bloodiest war in American history, resultin...
Historical Entertainment
14.5k votersThe Best Historical Drama TV ShowsLearn about real-world history while you binge watch the best historical drama shows on television. Some of the greatest TV dramas...
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24.8k votersThe Best Western Movies Ever MadeThe best western movies ever made include some true popular classics from the early days of cinema, and more modern day films that...
Entertainment
638 votersGreat Period Movies Set in the 19th CenturyThe 19th century often seems like the distant past, but the classic stories found in 1800s period films prove to be timeless. The ...