5 Historical Movies to Watch on Dish HD with Your Children

by Sandeep Kumar Freelancer Article writer

As home schooling continues for yet another year, parents often face challenges in teaching them the school lessons. Especially when it comes to history and mathematics, it can seem like a struggle to teach your kids. Watching a documentary or movie can help in the learning process combined with the school lessons.

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Check out these historical movies with your children:

The Pianist

The Pianist is based on the autobiographical novel written by Wladyslaw Szpilman. It is a Holocaust memoir of a Polish-Jewish pianist-composer Wladyslaw Szpilman. The Holocaust is the single most influential event in the history of mankind. The plot is set in Warsaw during the Nazi-German invasion of Poland. It portrays the suffering of the Jewish people during the Nazi reign. 

Come and See

A look at Hitler's war of annihilation against ordinary Russian people as seen through the eyes of a sensitive teenage boy. This highly stylized film is a crowning achievement of the 1980's era Soviet cinema. Set in 1943, we witness the tragic adventures of an unknowing teen after he leaves his family to join the anti-Nazi partisans. Eventually, he winds up in a village surrounded by Nazi SS. In Russian with English subtitles.


This movie is more political than a biopic. It showcases the life of Abraham Lincoln as the president of America. The film focuses on the final months of Abraham Lincoln, his efforts to end slavery, the surrender of his confederacy, and his assassination. It highlights controversial issues like slavery and racism in the USA.


Pearl Harbor

‘Pearl Harbor’ is a must-watch war movie of all time. Based on the true heart-touching story of the attack on Pearl Harbor, a U.S Naval base, by the Japanese Navy Air Service. It is a popular veteran movie that portrays the challenging life of civilians in war-prone zones. It sheds light on the difficult lives of veterans and their families. game theory. It portrays the personal struggle of the protagonist with Schizophrenia. 

Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List is a classic historical drama, released in the year 1993 and produced by Steven Spielberg. Based on the novel Schindler’s Ark by Thomas Keneally, the story revolves around the plot of a German businessman saving the life of a thousand Polish-Jewish refugees from the Holocaust. This brilliant movie is a must watch to understand the struggle of the Jews during the Nazi reign in Europe. 

You can have a Q&A session after watching these movies combined with textbook studies. 

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