WWII Classics (OLD& NEW) Part1

by samratnigam | created - 24 May 2011 | updated - 01 Apr 2012 | Public

World War II (the bloodiest conflict in human history) was a war of Liberation, freedom fight and justice by the allies and invasion, forced oppression, murder by Axis& so War is Hell........! REMEMBER WORDS LIKE...... BAIL OUT (ENGLISH) BOMBS AWAY SKIPPER (ENGLISH) COMMON MEN GIVE EM' HELL (ENGLISH) TAKE COVER (ENGLISH) BANZAI (JAPANESE) ACHTUNG! (GERMAN) TORPEDO LOS AND BOMBS LOS (GERMAN) AUFWEIDERZEN........ (GERMAN) ATTACK (ENGLISH) FIRE OR WE'VE HAD IT MATE (AUSTRALIAN) PUDDING LANE (ENGLISH - AUSSIE& BRITISH ACCENTS)

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1. Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace (2000)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.3
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The story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction, who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis. His convictions cost him his life.

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Johanna Klante, Robert Joy, R.H. Thomson

Votes: 499 | Gross: $0.30M

2. The Mortal Storm (1940)

Passed | 100 min | Drama

7.9
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The Roth family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and Martin Brietner, a family friend is caught up in the turmoil.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Robert Young, Frank Morgan

Votes: 3,670

3. War Bride (2001)

Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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WW2: In London, Lily marries a Canadian soldier who goes off to war. She and her newborn daughter are invited to come and live with his family in Canada, where conditions are not as ... See full summary »

Director: Lyndon Chubbuck | Stars: Anna Friel, Brenda Fricker, Aden Young, Loren Dean

Votes: 1,138

4. The Inglorious Bastards (1978)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, War

6.6
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In 1944 France, a group of escaped American military prisoners en route to Switzerland volunteers to steal a Nazi V2 rocket warhead for the Allies.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Bo Svenson, Peter Hooten, Fred Williamson, Michael Pergolani

Votes: 7,855

5. The Last Drop (2006)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.6
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Different factions in WWII-era Holland race to find a stash of Nazi gold.

Director: Colin Teague | Stars: Laurence Fox, Louis Dempsey, Lucy Gaskell, Coral Beed

Votes: 2,365

6. This Land Is Mine (1943)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, War

7.6
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A mild-mannered school-teacher in a Nazi-occupied town during W.W.II finds himself being torn between collaboration and resistance.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, George Sanders, Walter Slezak

Votes: 2,258

7. Stairway to Heaven (1946)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: David Niven, Kim Hunter, Robert Coote, Kathleen Byron

Votes: 15,355

8. Rogue Male (1976 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Early in 1939 Sir Robert Hunter takes aim at Adolf Hitler with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo and left for dead, Sir Robert makes ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Peter O'Toole, John Standing, Alastair Sim, Harold Pinter

Votes: 452

9. Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, War

6.8
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FBI agent Ed Renard investigates the pre-War espionage activities of the German-American Bund.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, George Sanders, Francis Lederer, Paul Lukas

Votes: 1,159

10. Twelve O'Clock High (1949)

Not Rated | 132 min | Drama, War

7.8
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A hard-as-nails general takes over a bomber unit suffering from low morale and whips them into fighting shape.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill, Millard Mitchell

Votes: 10,829

11. Shining Through (1992)

R | 132 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.4
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An American woman of Irish, Jewish-German parentage goes undercover in Nazi Germany.

Director: David Seltzer | Stars: Michael Douglas, Melanie Griffith, Liam Neeson, Joely Richardson

Votes: 7,997 | Gross: $21.73M

12. The Quick and the Dead (1963)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, War

6.2
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In 1944 a patrol of American soldiers, after having been driven off their observation post by German troops, tries to make it back through enemy-occupied territory to the safety of their own lines with a partisan girls, and with the Germans in hot pursuit.

Director: Robert Totten | Stars: Victor French, Majel Barrett, Louis Massad, Sandy Donigan

Votes: 96

13. The Long Voyage Home (1940)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, War

7.1
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In 1940, the motley crew of the British tramp steamer SS Glencairn prepares the ship for its perilous voyage from the West Indies to Baltimore and then to England.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter, Ward Bond

Votes: 3,127

14. Downfall (2004)

R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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82 Metascore

Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Votes: 278,331 | Gross: $5.51M

15. Five Graves to Cairo (1943)

Approved | 96 min | Thriller, War

7.4
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During World War II, an undercover British soldier tries get word to the Allies that the Germans have tons of supplies buried in five excavations across Egypt.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff, Erich von Stroheim

Votes: 4,116

16. Foxtrot (1976)

R | 91 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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At the beginning of WW2, Liviu, a Romanian count, and his wife Julia come to live on an uninhabited tropical island, where they hope to escape the war and their past. They bring with them ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Charlotte Rampling, Max von Sydow, Jorge Luke

Votes: 156

17. The Men (1950)

Passed | 85 min | Drama

7.2
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A paralized war vet tries to adjust to the world without the use of his limbs.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright, Everett Sloane, Jack Webb

Votes: 3,591

18. The Foreman Went to France (1942)

Passed | 87 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.9
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Based on the true story of Melbourne Johns, an aircraft factory foreman sent to France to prevent the Nazis getting hold of some vital equipment.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Tommy Trinder, Constance Cummings, Clifford Evans, Robert Morley

Votes: 256

19. The House on 92nd Street (1945)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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Bill Dietrich becomes a double agent for the F.B.I. in a Nazi spy ring.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: William Eythe, Lloyd Nolan, Signe Hasso, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 2,269

20. Journey Together (1945)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, War

6.8
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David Wilton, John Aynesworth, and Smith are among a group of cadets hoping to become pilots in the Royal Air Force. David, however, has poor height perception and cannot master his ... See full summary »

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Jack Watling, David Tomlinson, Stuart Latham

Votes: 76

21. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

Not Rated | 163 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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From the Boer War through World War II, a soldier rises through the ranks in the British military.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook, Roland Culver

Votes: 10,895

22. The Next of Kin (1942)

102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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Wartime propaganda piece giving the warning "Be like Dad, Keep Mum". A gossipy housewife is overheard talking about what her son is doing by a Nazi spy.

Director: Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Mervyn Johns, John Chandos, Nova Pilbeam, Reginald Tate

Votes: 126

23. Northern Pursuit (1943)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A Canadian Mountie of German descent feigns disaffection with his homeland in hopes of infiltrating and thwarting a Nazi sabotage plot.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Julie Bishop, Helmut Dantine, John Ridgely

Votes: 913

24. Osvobozhdenie: Napravlenie glavnogo udara (1971)

125 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.7
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This five part WW2 epic drama gives a dramatized detailed account of the five major eastern front Soviet campaigns against Nazi Germany.

Director: Yuriy Ozerov | Stars: Mikhail Nozhkin, Nikolay Olyalin, Mikhail Ulyanov, Larisa Golubkina

Votes: 324

25. They Who Dare (1954)

107 min | Drama, History, War

5.7
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In Greece during the war a small group of British commandoes and patriots land on an island with orders to attack two airfields from which the Luftwaffe is threatening allied forces in ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Denholm Elliott, Kay Callard, William Russell

Votes: 434

26. Yesterday's Enemy (1959)

95 min | War, Drama

7.2
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In WW2, during the Japanese invasion of Burma, the lost remnant of a British Army Brigade HQ, led by the ruthless captain Alan Langford, escapes through the jungle toward the British lines.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Stanley Baker, Guy Rolfe, Leo McKern, Gordon Jackson

Votes: 416

27. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)

82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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When Nazi anti-aircraft fire damages a British bomber, its crew bails out and seeks help from the Dutch underground.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman, Hugh Williams, Bernard Miles

Votes: 1,522

28. The Mountain Road (1960)

102 min | Drama, War

6.2
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A US Army Major stationed in East China in 1944 is ordered to blow up military installations in order to slow down the advancing Japanese Army.

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Lisa Lu, Glenn Corbett, Harry Morgan

Votes: 546

29. Madame Spy (1942)

Approved | 63 min | Drama, War

6.1
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A war correspondent's new wife is suspected by his colleagues of being a Nazi spy.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Constance Bennett, Don Porter, John Litel, Edward Brophy

Votes: 14

30. El Alaméin (1953)

Approved | 66 min | War, Drama

5.3
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Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Scott Brady, Edward Ashley, Robin Hughes, Rita Moreno

Votes: 22

31. Desert War (1962)

92 min | Drama, War

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Director: Luigi Filippo D'Amico | Stars: Peter Baldwin, Chelo Alonso, Ettore Manni, Claudio Gora

32. World War II: The War Chronicles (1983– )
Episode: North Africa... the Desert War (1983)

21 min | Documentary, History, War

5.4
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The birth of the Afrika Korps and it's leader Erwin Rommel who was to earn the pseudonym Desert Fox.

Director: Don Horan | Stars: Patrick O'Neal, Erwin Rommel

Votes: 7

33. To the Shores of Tripoli (1942)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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Life at the Marine Training Base in San Diego on the eve of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: John Payne, Maureen O'Hara, Randolph Scott, Nancy Kelly

Votes: 615 | Gross: $2.30M

34. Ballad of a Soldier (1959)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.1
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Young Russian soldier Alyosha earns a medal, but asks to visit his mother instead. His journey recounts various kinds of love during wartime.

Director: Grigoriy Chukhray | Stars: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Votes: 7,971

35. Andrei Rublev (1966)

Not Rated | 205 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko, Nikolay Sergeev

Votes: 29,481

36. Bombs Over Burma (1942)

Not Rated | 65 min | Drama, Thriller, War

5.3
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Chinese girl risks her life on espionage mission against Japanese in World War 2.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Anna May Wong, Noel Madison, Leslie Denison, Nedrick Young

Votes: 135

37. China Doll (1958)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, War, Romance

6.0
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American pilot Cliff Brandon, fighting the Japanese in China, finds himself the unintentional "owner" of a Chinese housekeeper, Shu-Jen. The unlikely couple falls in love and marries, but not without tragedy brought on by the war.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Victor Mature, Li Hua Li, Ward Bond, Bob Mathias

Votes: 320

38. China (1943)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, War

6.8
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During the Japanese invasion of China, a cynical, macho profiteer meets a compassionate, beautiful schoolteacher.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Loretta Young, Alan Ladd, William Bendix, Philip Ahn

Votes: 252

39. Paratrooper (1953)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, War

6.0
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In 1940, an American claiming to be Canadian volunteers for the British Army's paratroop school.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Alan Ladd, Leo Genn, Susan Stephen, Harry Andrews

Votes: 503 | Gross: $1.75M

40. Paratroop Command (1959)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, War

5.2
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A squad member of the U.S. Paratroop unit in WWII accidently shoots one of his unit. Over the forthcoming months there is some anamosity against him as they battle their way across Italy.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Richard Bakalyan, Ken Lynch, Jack Hogan, Jimmy Murphy

Votes: 122

41. Cry of Battle (1963)

Approved | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.6
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During World War II, the spoiled son of a wealthy businessman finds himself involved in the guerrilla movement fighting against the Japanese, and finds romance and adventure.

Director: Irving Lerner | Stars: Van Heflin, Rita Moreno, James MacArthur, Leopoldo Salcedo

Votes: 163

42. The Winston Affair (1964)

94 min | Drama, War

6.7
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In WW2,a US lieutenant stationed in India shoots dead a British NCO and admits his crime but his reason for the murder is so bizarre that it puzzles his defense counsel.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Robert Mitchum, France Nuyen, Barry Sullivan, Trevor Howard

Votes: 441

43. Crash Dive (1943)

Not Rated | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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A submarine lieutenant and his commander fall in love with the same girl.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, James Gleason

Votes: 1,098

44. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.5
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After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Anna Lee, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 3,642

45. The Finest Hours (1964)

116 min | Documentary, Biography, War

7.3
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A biography of Winston Churchill, shown through re-creations and actual film footage and told by Orson Welles with voice-overs by the listed actors for the recreated scenes.

Director: Peter Baylis | Stars: George Baker, Faith Brook, David Healy, Orson Welles

Votes: 46

46. Immortal Sergeant (1943)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, War

6.7
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During a WW2 patrol in the North-African desert, a Canadian corporal reminisces about his sweetheart and must lead his platoon when the sergeant gets wounded.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, Thomas Mitchell, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 661

47. The Silver Fleet (1943)

88 min | Drama, War

6.9
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Jaap van Leyden is in charge of a shipyard in newly occupied Holland. At first he collaborates with the Germans because it is the easiest course to follow. Later a child's rhyme reminds him... See full summary »

Directors: Vernon Sewell, Gordon Wellesley | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers, Esmond Knight, Beresford Egan

Votes: 344

48. Up from the Beach (1965)

99 min | Drama, War

6.8
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After the D-Day landings in June 1944, a US squadron liberates a small village in Normandy from German occupation.

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Red Buttons, Irina Demick, Marius Goring

Votes: 60

49. Salute to the Marines (1943)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.7
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Wallace Beery stars in this patriotic World War II drama about a tough retired Marine who is caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign, experiencing action, heroics, and tragedy. ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Wallace Beery, Fay Bainter, Reginald Owen, Ray Collins

Votes: 187

50. Marine Raiders (1944)

90 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.7
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A U.S. Marine major tries to keep his captain on the right track through combat on Guadalcanal, training new recruits in San Diego, and a relationship with a WAAAF while on leave in Australia.

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Robert Ryan, Ruth Hussey, Frank McHugh

Votes: 240

51. Since You Went Away (1944)

Approved | 177 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.6
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With her husband away to fight in World War II, a housewife struggles to care for their two daughters - and a pair of lodgers who have moved in - alone.

Directors: John Cromwell, Edward F. Cline, Tay Garnett, David O. Selznick | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple

Votes: 3,624

52. Pressure Point (1962)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

7.1
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A black prison psychiatrist is assigned the distasteful task of helping a paranoid American Nazi charged with sedition.

Directors: Hubert Cornfield, Stanley Kramer | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Bobby Darin, Peter Falk, Carl Benton Reid

Votes: 1,051

53. Arch of Triumph (1948)

Approved | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.4
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Illegal refugees lead dark lives in pre-World War II Paris.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Charles Laughton, Louis Calhern

Votes: 1,128 | Gross: $1.40M

54. Counterpoint (1968)

107 min | Drama, War

6.2
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Famous orchestra conductor is captured by the Germans in WW2, is forced to put on private concerts for the Nazi generals.

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Charlton Heston, Maximilian Schell, Kathryn Hays, Leslie Nielsen

Votes: 489

55. They Dare Not Love (1941)

75 min | Drama, War

6.2
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An Austrian prince flees his homeland when the Nazis take over and settles in London. While in London, he meets a beautiful Austrian émigré who makes him realize his mistake in leaving ... See full summary »

Directors: James Whale, Victor Fleming, Charles Vidor | Stars: George Brent, Martha Scott, Paul Lukas, Sig Arno

Votes: 41

56. Atlantic Convoy (1942)

Approved | 66 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.2
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American naval forces are using a port in Iceland as a base for anti-submarine patrols to protect North Atlantic convoys from German subs. The Germans send undercover agents into the port ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Bruce Bennett, Virginia Field, John Beal, Clifford Severn

Votes: 41

57. The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance, War

6.5
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Christopher Reynolds, an American flying with the R.A.F, is shot down over German-occupied Holland and is given shelter by a Dutch family. Posing as the insane husband of the daughter of ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Joan Bennett, Franchot Tone, Allyn Joslyn, Cecil Cunningham

Votes: 86

58. Underground Agent (1942)

Approved | 70 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Bruce Bennett, Leslie Brooks, Frank Albertson, Julian Rivero

Votes: 11

59. Submarine Raider (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, War

4.8
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On December 6, 1941, Captain Yamanada of the Japanese aircraft carrier "Hiranamu", orders full steam ahead for Pearl Harbor. His ship encounters and sinks an American yacht and the single ... See full summary »

Directors: Lew Landers, Budd Boetticher | Stars: John Howard, Marguerite Chapman, Bruce Bennett, Warren Ashe

Votes: 109

60. Appointment in Berlin (1943)

77 min | Drama, War

6.5
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A former RAF officer is enlisted in the British secret service. Germany recruits him for propaganda broadcasts to England. He uses codes in his broadcasts. When his cover is blown, he and his German girlfriend must try to escape.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: George Sanders, Marguerite Chapman, Onslow Stevens, Gale Sondergaard

Votes: 110

61. Sabotage Squad (1942)

Approved | 60 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.0
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Rejected by the Army because of a bad heart, Eddie Miller, small-time gambler, promises his girl, Edith Cassell, that he will get a good job. Meanwhile, his pal, Chuck Brown,a pickpocket, ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Bruce Bennett, Kay Harris, Edward Norris, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 9

62. Destroyer (1943)

Approved | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.6
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A new World War 2 destroyer fails its sea trials so it is assigned to mail runs, but the crew ends up having to engage Japanese planes and a submarine anyway.

Directors: William A. Seiter, Ray Enright | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Glenn Ford, Marguerite Chapman, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 925

63. The Boy from Stalingrad (1943)

69 min | Drama, War

5.9
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Russian children out in the fields gathering grain find themselves in the path of the invading German army making its way to Stalingrad, a target city of their onslaught. The four youths, ... See full summary »

Directors: Sidney Salkow, Tay Garnett | Stars: Bobby Samarzich, Conrad Binyon, Mary Lou Harrington, Scotty Beckett

Votes: 19

64. First Comes Courage (1943)

Approved | 88 min | War, Drama

6.5
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Nicole Larsen is detested by her countrymen because they suspect she is collaborating with the occupying Germans. In reality she is working for the Norwegian underground, risking her life passing secrets to the resistance fighters.

Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Merle Oberon, Brian Aherne, Carl Esmond, Isobel Elsom

Votes: 171

65. In Enemy Country (1968)

107 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.8
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Wartime secret agents are on a mission to destroy a deadly new type of torpedo hidden in a Nazi stronghold in France.

Director: Harry Keller | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Anjanette Comer, Guy Stockwell, Paul Hubschmid

Votes: 142

66. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

Approved | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.8
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The life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer, and singer George M. Cohan.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf

Votes: 12,061 | Gross: $11.80M

67. Cover Girl (1944)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Rusty Parker wins a contest and becomes a celebrated cover girl; this endangers her romance with dancing mentor Danny.

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Gene Kelly, Lee Bowman, Phil Silvers

Votes: 3,810

68. Sahara (I) (1943)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War

7.6
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After the fall of Tobruk in 1942, during the Allied retreat in the Libyan desert, an American tank picks-up a motley group of survivors but they face advancing Germans and a lack of water.

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett, J. Carrol Naish, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 6,732

69. Reveille with Beverly (1943)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.7
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Beverly Ross moderates an 5:30 am radio show with swing music, dedicated to the local servicemen. Two buddies of her brother have a chance to meet her and both fall in love. One of them is ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Ann Miller, William Wright, Dick Purcell, Franklin Pangborn

Votes: 250

70. White Christmas (1954)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen

Votes: 25,444 | Gross: $30.00M

71. None Shall Escape (1944)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, War

7.0
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The career of a Nazi officer shown as flashbacks from his trial as a war criminal.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Marsha Hunt, Alexander Knox, Henry Travers, Erik Rolf

Votes: 389

72. The Seventh Cross (1944)

Passed | 112 min | Drama, War

7.4
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In Nazi Germany in 1936 seven men escape from a concentration camp. The camp commander puts up seven crosses and, as the Gestapo returns each escapee he is put to death on a cross. The ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Signe Hasso, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy

Votes: 1,887

73. They Live in Fear (1944)

65 min | Drama

5.8
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After witnessing the killing of a professor in concentration camp "Dachau" German student Paul emigrates to the USA. Here an American fellow student endangers Paul's new American existence ... See full summary »

Director: Josef Berne | Stars: Otto Kruger, Clifford Severn, Pat Parrish, Jimmy Carpenter

Votes: 12

74. The Black Parachute (1944)

Approved | 85 min | Adventure, Drama, War

5.8
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An imprisoned King must be rescued from the Nazi general holding him captive.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: John Carradine, Osa Massen, Larry Parks, Jeanne Bates

Votes: 35

75. The Unwritten Code (1944)

Approved | 61 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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Add a Plot

Director: Herman Rotsten | Stars: Ann Savage, Tom Neal, Roland Varno, Howard Freeman

Votes: 14

76. The Long Day's Dying (1968)

R | 95 min | Drama, War

7.1
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The saga of three British soldiers and their German captive as they trek through the European countryside. Based on the novel by Alan White.

Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: David Hemmings, Tony Beckley, Tom Bell, Alan Dobie

Votes: 381

77. Counter-Attack (1945)

90 min | War, Drama

7.0
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This drama centers on a Red Army officer (Paul Muni), a Russian woman (Lisa Elenko), and seven German soldiers who have been trapped in the ruined cellar of a bombed out factory in a ... See full summary »

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Paul Muni, Marguerite Chapman, Larry Parks, Harro Meller

Votes: 283

78. Prison Ship (1945)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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Panic arises among the Allied prisoners on a Japanese ship when they learn that the ship is decoy for American submarines and is not blacked out at night. The prisoners unite and attack the... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Nina Foch, Robert Lowery, Richard Loo, Ludwig Donath

Votes: 30

79. Sergeant Mike (1944)

60 min | War, Drama

5.0
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A soldier made into a dog handler falls in love with the mother of the dog's owner and both achieve fame in the Pacific.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Larry Parks, Jeanne Bates, Loren Tindall, Jim Bannon

Votes: 10

80. Out of the Depths (1945)

Approved | 61 min | Drama, War

5.3
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An American submarine commanded by Captain Faversham (Jim Bannon) is under orders to proceed to Korea via the Sea of Japan. After they pick up an intelligence officer, Clayton Shepherd (... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Jim Bannon, Ross Hunter, Ken Curtis, Loren Tindall

Votes: 15

81. Okinawa (1952)

Passed | 67 min | Action, Drama, History

5.2
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Basically the story of the sea battle for Okinawa between the ships of the U.S. Navy and the Japanese suicide planes---the Kamaikazes---and, as such, is filled with stock footage from ... See full summary »

Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Cameron Mitchell, Richard Denning, Rhys Williams

Votes: 112

82. China Venture (1953)

Approved | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, War

5.2
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An American patrol was sent during World War II to the south of China which was occupied by Japanese troops with the order to rescue a prisoner of the Chinese guerilla.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Barry Sullivan, Jocelyn Brando, Leo Gordon

Votes: 66

83. Combat Squad (1953)

Approved | 72 min | War, Drama

3.9
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A plotless shot-on-the-lot and sound-stage Korean War entry that is even below the standard of house producer Sam Katzman, which is understandable when the name of Jerry Thomas, the ... See full summary »

Director: Cy Roth | Stars: John Ireland, Lon McCallister, Hal March, George E. Stone

Votes: 32

84. The Key to Rebecca (1985 TV Movie)

R | 194 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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In Cairo during World War II, a German agent tries to infiltrate the British command to lay the groundwork for Erwin Rommel's conquest of Egypt.

Director: David Hemmings | Stars: Cliff Robertson, David Soul, Season Hubley, Lina Raymond

Votes: 227

85. Reunion (1989)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

7.0
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Two young boys from very different backgrounds become friends in 1933 Stuttgart. However, they don't realize how different they are until much later as one is the son of a well-to-do Jewish... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Schatzberg | Stars: Jason Robards, Christien Anholt, Samuel West, Françoise Fabian

Votes: 389

86. A Time of Destiny (1988)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, War

4.8
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A modernized version of the story which inspired Verdi's opera, "La Forza del Destino".

Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: William Hurt, Timothy Hutton, Melissa Leo, Francisco Rabal

Votes: 312 | Gross: $1.21M

87. The Last Warrior (1989)

R | 94 min | Action, Drama, War

5.1
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The biggest Japanese destroyer "Yamato" is badly damaged in a battle and shall be repaired at a small island in the Pacific which is inhabited only by Gibb, an US American observation post,... See full summary »

Director: Martin Wragge | Stars: Gary Graham, Maria Holvoe, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, John Carson

Votes: 131

88. Islands in the Stream (1977)

PG | 104 min | Drama

6.7
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An isolated sculptor is visited by his three sons just before the start of WWII.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: George C. Scott, David Hemmings, Gilbert Roland, Hart Bochner

Votes: 1,080

89. Patton (1970)

GP | 172 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.0
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91 Metascore

The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Strong

Votes: 83,035 | Gross: $61.70M

90. The Last Days of Patton (1986 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 146 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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Following the close of World War II, General George S. Patton is seriously injured in a car accident and not expected to survive. "The Last Days of Patton" tells the story of these last few... See full summary »

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: George C. Scott, Richard Dysart, Murray Hamilton, Ed Lauter

Votes: 721

91. The Password Is Courage (1962)

Approved | 116 min | War, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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British NCO Sergeant-Major Charles Coward escapes from the Stalag VIII-B POW camp and is mistakenly awarded with the Iron Cross by the Germans.

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Maria Perschy, Alfred Lynch, Nigel Stock

Votes: 923

92. The Caine Mutiny (1954)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, War

7.9
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When a U.S. Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray

Votes: 21,425 | Gross: $21.75M

93. Bear Island (1979)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

5.9
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On the remote Norwegian Bear Island, used as a submarine base by the Germans during WW2, U.N. scientist Larsen sends a distress signal using an emergency NATO frequency and is received by scientific vessel Morning Rose.

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee

Votes: 1,616

94. Eye of the Needle (1981)

R | 112 min | Romance, Thriller, War

7.1
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A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Kate Nelligan, Stephen MacKenna, Philip Martin Brown

Votes: 7,865 | Gross: $17.58M

95. The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)

Approved | 97 min | Action, War, Drama

6.7
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During WW2, German ships are "safely" docked upriver at Bordeaux, but the British send a team of kayakers to attack them.

Director: José Ferrer | Stars: José Ferrer, Trevor Howard, Dora Bryan, Victor Maddern

Votes: 1,305

96. Battle Stations (1956)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, War

5.8
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The crew of a U.S. Navy ship in World War II goes into battle against the Japanese fleet.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: John Lund, William Bendix, Keefe Brasselle, Richard Boone

Votes: 112

97. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

PG | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War

8.2
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87 Metascore

After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.

Director: David Lean | Stars: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Votes: 167,763 | Gross: $44.91M

98. Return from the River Kwai (1989)

PG-13 | 101 min | War, Drama

4.9
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A group of war prisoners from the Kwai bridge building camp undertake a harsh journey to Japan.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Nick Tate, George Takei, Edward Fox

Votes: 815

99. When Heroes Die (1970)

90 min | War

4.9
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The story of a group of American commandos assigned to kidnap General Rommel. But the soldiers are caught by the Germans who decide to use their plan against them. Replacing the American ... See full summary »

Director: José Luis Merino | Stars: Craig Hill, Manuel Zarzo, Annabella Incontrera, Carlos Quiney

Votes: 53

100. Suicide Mission (1954)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama, War

6.7
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"Shetlandsgjengen", which translates as "the Shetland-gang", relates the true story of the illegal traffic across the North Sea from German occupied Norway to Shetland during World War II. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Forlong | Stars: Leif Larsen, Palmar Bjørnøy, Anthony Oliver, Johannes Kalve

Votes: 139