Action, Drama, History
Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
This genre shows historical events, developments and personalities who influenced on the history of the world. There are two kinds of historical movie which also available for online watching. The first combines biographical pictures about real people and shows their lives and actions. The second is historical-adventure movie about fictional characters. Sometimes historical movies are screen version of famous novels.
The main subgenres are war movie, swords & sandal, western and other kinds of Asian movie about China or Japan, where are shown the ancient warriors and their skill in battles. In the middle of the 20th century there were two ways of making historical films: documentary (accurate description of events) and the modernizing of historical developments. The movies of the second type had a tendency to erase boundaries of time and change events on the screen. Stream historical movies are available due to streaming links.