Band of Brothers
2001, Show
9.4

Action, Documentary, Drama: This landmark miniseries based on Stephen E. Ambrose's best-seller, and executive produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, recounts the remarkable achievements of an elite team of U.S. paratroopers during World War II.

Chernobyl
2019, Show
9.4

Drama, History, Thriller: Starring Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård and Emily Watson, the five-part miniseries dramatizes the story of the 1986 nuclear accident — one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history — and the sacrifices made to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.

The Last Dance
2020, Show
9.2

Biography, History, Sports: Michael Jordan. Scottie Pippen. Dennis Rodman. In their own words. The unfiltered story of the Chicago Bulls dynasty.

The Vietnam War
2017, Show
9.1

Documentary, History, War: The Vietnam War is a 10-part American television documentary series about the Vietnam War written by Geoffrey C. Ward and directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. The first episode premiered on PBS on September 17, 2017. The script is by Geoffrey Ward, and the series is narrated by Peter Coyote. This series is one of the few PBS series to carry a TV-MA rating.

The Civil War
1990, Show
9.0

Documentary, History, War

The War
2007, Show
9.0

Documentary, History, War: The War is a seven-part American television documentary miniseries about World War II from the perspective of the United States. The program was produced by American filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, written by Geoffrey Ward, and narrated primarily by Keith David. It premiered on September 23, 2007. The world premiere of the series took place at the Palace Theater in Luverne, Minnesota, one of the towns featured in the documentary.

LA Apocalypse
2014, Show
8.9

Documentary, History, War: In the trenches, In the heads of Soldier, Governors and through the lives of Civilians behind the line, discover one of the most devastating conflicts of humanity.

When They See Us
2019, Show
8.9

Crime, Drama, History: They were boys, but the world saw them as monsters. The case against them would divide a city. And it was built on lies.

Mr. Sunshine
2018, Show
8.8

Action, Drama, History: She's a luminous flame amid a brewing storm. Who will help her fight for Joseon? The friend? The ruffian? Or the stranger?

Horrible Histories
2009, Show
8.8

Comedy, Family, History: Horrible Histories is a British sketch comedy and musical television series, part of the children's history books of the same name. The show was produced for CBBC by Lion Television with Citrus Television and ran from 2009 to 2013 for five series of thirteen half-hour episodes, with additional one-off seasonal and Olympic specials.

Air Emergency
2003, Show
8.8

Crime, Documentary, Drama: Hold on to your seat! Each of the six episodes of this white-knuckled, thrilling series feature detailed re-enactments of a real-life air emergencies. Using cockpit voice recorders and air traffic control transcripts, as well as eyewitness accounts and interviews with aviation experts, Mayday: Air Disasters provides an exciting and compelling look at the critical moments before, during and after these catastrophes and near-misses.

VINLAND SAGA
2019, Show
8.8

Action, Adventure, Animated: Around the end of the millennium, Viking, the mightiest but atrocious tribe, had been outbreaking everywhere. Thorfinn, the son of the greatest warrior, lived his childhood in the battlefield. He was seeking the land of reverie called Vinland. This is the story of a true warrior in an age of turmoil.

The Universe
2007, Show
8.8

Documentary, History: From creation to the edge of space, the universe is dazzling. Get an up-close look and see for yourself.

30 for 30
2009, Show
8.8

Biography, Documentary, History

I, Claudius
1976, Show
8.7

Drama, History: I, Claudius is a 1976 BBC Television adaptation of Robert Graves' I, Claudius and Claudius the God. Written by Jack Pulman, it starred Derek Jacobi as Claudius, with Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed, George Baker, Margaret Tyzack, John Hurt, Patricia Quinn, Ian Ogilvy, Kevin McNally, Patrick Stewart, and John Rhys-Davies. The series covers the history of the early Roman Empire, told from the perspective of the elderly Emperor Claudius who narrates the series.

World War II in Colour
2009, Show
8.7

Documentary, History, War: Color footage of World War II changes our conception of this catastrophe. Prepare to be shocked -- and moved.

The Crown
2016, Show
8.7

Biography, Drama, History: Duty. Family. Power. A young woman rises to rule an empire amid the challenges of the modern age.

Greatest Events of WWII in Colour
2019, Show
8.7

Documentary, History, War: With new images in vibrant color, a monumental conflict hits home like never before -- with shocking immediacy.

Rome
2005, Show
8.7

Action, Drama, History: Generals and soldiers, masters and slaves, and husbands and wives all find themselves players in this epic series about the death of the republic, and birth of the most powerful empire in history.

Nova
1974, Show
8.7

Documentary, History, Science

Deadwood
2004, Show
8.6

Crime, Drama, History: Set in 1876, when the richest gold strike in U.S. history drew a throng of restless misfits to an outlaw settlement in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Deadwood features a cast of surly inhabitants led by actors Timothy Olyphant and Ian McShane.

From the Earth to the Moon
1998, Show
8.6

Action, Documentary, Drama: This exclusive 12-Part HBO Miniseries Event tells the full story of the Apollo space program.

The Untold History of the United States
2012, Show
8.6

Documentary, History, War: Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States, also known as The Untold History of the United States,is a 2012 documentary series directed, produced, and narrated by Oliver Stone. Oliver Stone and American University historian Peter J. Kuznick, began working on the project in 2008. Stone, Kuznick and British screenwriter Matt Graham co-wrote the script. The documentary miniseries for Showtime had a working title Oliver Stone's Secret History of America. It covers "the reasons behind the Cold War with the Soviet Union, U.S. President Harry Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan, and changes in America's global role since the fall of Communism." Stone is the director and narrator of all ten episodes. The series is a re-examination of some of the under-reported and darkest parts of American modern history using little known documents and newly uncovered archival material.

Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai
1996, Show
8.5

Action, Adventure, Animated