Browse - Most popular shows featuring: historical dramax






Marco Polo (2014)Marco Polo (2014)
Netflix, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Action, Adventure | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Marco Polo, the legendary pioneer and explorer from the 13th century, has his tale told in an epic new scripted original series.


Barbarians (2020)Barbarians (2020)
Netflix, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Military/War | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

In the famous battle of the Teutoburg Forest, Germanic warriors in 9AD halted the spread of the Roman Empire in its advance north. This bloody encounter of two worlds is tragically interwoven with the destinies of three young people whose fate will lead them from innocence to guilt, from loyalty to betrayal, and from love to hate.


The PacificThe Pacific
HBO Max, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Military/War | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

From the creative team behind Band of Brothers comes this ten-hour miniseries tracing 3 American marines as they fight World War II in the Pacific.


Catch-22Catch-22
Hulu, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Action, Adventure | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Set in Italy during World War II, this is the story of the incomparable, artful dodger, Yossarian, a bombardier for the U.S. Air Force, which keeps increasing the number of missions the men must fly to complete their service. If Yossarian makes any attempt to avoid the perilous missions he's assigned, he'll be in violation of Catch-22, a hilariously sinister bureaucratic rule which specified that people who were crazy were not obliged to fly missions, but anyone who applied to stop flying was showing a rational concern for his safety and was, therefore, sane and had to fly. Catch-22 is in fact the origin story of the geopolitical here-and-now.


The Artful DodgerThe Artful Dodger
Disney+, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Set in 1850s Australia, the series follows adult double life of Charles Dickens' famous prince of thieves Dodger now a surgeon, but who can't shake his predilection for crime.


The RomanoffsThe Romanoffs
Prime Video, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.5/5

The series will center around the Romanov family. The Romanov family, for those unaware, were the last imperial dynasty to rule Russia. The family was killed after an attack by revolutionaries in 1918, but the remains of one of the czar's daughters and his only son were never found. The mystery of the "Romanov survivors" has pervaded through the ages, with multiple people claiming to either be a survivor or a descendant of one.


Troy: Fall of a CityTroy: Fall of a City
BBC One, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Military/War, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.1/5

Troy: Fall of a City will be a limited series set around the events of the Trojan War and the love affair between Paris and Helen of Troy.


UndergroundUnderground
WGN, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Thriller, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

Underground is a thrilling TV series about a group of slaves who risk everything to escape a Georgia plantation and travel 600 miles to freedom. The show is a powerful exploration of the human spirit and the lengths people will go to fight for their freedom. Gripping and emotional, Underground is a must-watch for anyone who loves powerful storytelling.


Roots (2016)Roots (2016)
History, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, History, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family and their will to survive and ultimately carry on their legacy despite hardship.


RomulusRomulus
Sky Uno, 2020 On Hiatus | Drama, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Romulus tells the epic story of the founding of Rome, imbued with history, legend and revolution.


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