Who's Ready to Time Travel? You Won't Want to Miss These Historical Netflix Films

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These history-loaded Netflix movies bring all the drama, and their detailed storylines are worth a binge session. From Roman rivalry to royal romance, the past is packed with stories so good that moviemakers had to borrow them – and Netflix is currently rounding out its catalog with some of the best around. Whether it’s a reimagined look at Ted Bundy’s life in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile or the moving and ever-shocking stories of World War II that catch your imagination, some of the biggest films with an eye on the past can be found on Netflix.

Looking for even more Netflix recs? Check out the movies and TV shows available on Netflix in January here.

Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes, Lauren Harano, and Corinne Sullivan

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