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(almost) every title from worldscinema.org

updated: 2019-05-21

some films are not on tmdb, some may have been mismatched or simply not found when importing into letterboxd.

There are 323 historical films in this list.

  • History of Postwar Japan as Told by a Bar Hostess
  • Valentin de las Sierras
  • The Baader Meinhof Complex
  • Night and Fog
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot
  • Perfumed Ball
  • Judgment at Nuremberg
  • Inherit the Wind
  • Mirror
  • Battleship Potemkin
  • The Last Command
  • Austerlitz
  • The Trial of Joan of Arc
  • My Winnipeg
  • Napoleon
  • Another Way
  • Young Törless
  • Carlos
  • The Wonderful Lies of Nina Petrovna
  • Himiko
  • Ran
  • Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams
  • The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail
  • Topos
  • Effi Briest
  • Africa, I Will Fleece You
  • The 47 Ronin
  • The Windmill
  • Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach
  • Bloody Che Contra
  • Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Black Venus
  • Alexander the Great
  • The Devil's Trap
  • Roundhay Garden Scene
  • Come See the Paradise
  • Last Harem
  • Sir Arne's Treasure
  • Vincent
  • 1900
  • Caligula: The Untold Story
  • Wolff Von Amerongen: Did He Commit Bancruptcy Offences?
  • Agony: The Life and Death of Rasputin
  • The Mandarin
  • A Roman Orgy
  • Quo Vadis?
  • The Captivating Star of Happiness
  • Honor and Glory
  • Lucrezia Borgia
  • The Mill and the Cross
  • Faraway, So Close!
  • The Gospel According to Matthew
  • War and Peace
  • Perceval
  • The Lady and the Duke
  • Grand Illusion
  • Barking Island
  • Destiny
  • Sacco & Vanzetti
  • Andrei Rublev
  • For You at the Front!
  • Father Sergius
  • Siberiade
  • The Barber of Siberia
  • America America
  • Even the Rain
  • Story of My Death
  • The Decameron
  • A Field in England
  • Mandela
  • The President's Barber
  • Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas
  • Goltzius and the Pelican Company
  • Paul Goodman Changed My Life
  • Zen and War
  • Rosa Luxemburg
  • Revue
  • Rome, Open City
  • Blockade
  • A Night to Remember
  • Paisan
  • Aimee & Jaguar
  • The Sun
  • Δοξόμπους
  • Sade
  • Capricious Young Man
  • Renoir
  • In the Fog
  • A Royal Affair
  • The Color of Pomegranates
  • Rhino Season
  • Namus
  • Amadeus
  • No
  • ¡Que Viva México!
  • Farewell Moscow
  • Blanche
  • The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer