WWII Classics (OLD& NEW) Part1by 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
The story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction, who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis. His convictions cost him his life.
Votes: 499 | Gross: $0.30M
2. The Mortal Storm (1940)
Passed | 100 min | Drama
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.
3. War Bride (2001)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
4. The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, War
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.
8. Rogue Male (1976 TV Movie)
103 min | Drama, Thriller
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 »
12. The Quick and the Dead (1963)
Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, War
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.
13. The Long Voyage Home (1940)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, War
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.
14. Downfall (2004)
R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 278,331 | Gross: $5.51M
15. Five Graves to Cairo (1943)
Approved | 96 min | Thriller, War
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.
16. Foxtrot (1976)
R | 91 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
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 »
18. The Foreman Went to France (1942)
Passed | 87 min | Adventure, Drama, War
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.
20. Journey Together (1945)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, War
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 »
21. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
Not Rated | 163 min | Drama, Romance, War
From the Boer War through World War II, a soldier rises through the ranks in the British military.
22. The Next of Kin (1942)
102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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.
23. Northern Pursuit (1943)
Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A Canadian Mountie of German descent feigns disaffection with his homeland in hopes of infiltrating and thwarting a Nazi sabotage plot.
24. Osvobozhdenie: Napravlenie glavnogo udara (1971)
125 min | Drama, Romance, War
This five part WW2 epic drama gives a dramatized detailed account of the five major eastern front Soviet campaigns against Nazi Germany.
25. They Who Dare (1954)
107 min | Drama, History, War
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 »
26. Yesterday's Enemy (1959)
95 min | War, Drama
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.
27. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)
82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When Nazi anti-aircraft fire damages a British bomber, its crew bails out and seeks help from the Dutch underground.
34. Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance, War
Young Russian soldier Alyosha earns a medal, but asks to visit his mother instead. His journey recounts various kinds of love during wartime.
37. China Doll (1958)
Approved | 99 min | Drama, War, Romance
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.
40. Paratroop Command (1959)
Approved | 71 min | Drama, War
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.
41. Cry of Battle (1963)
Approved | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
42. The Winston Affair (1964)
94 min | Drama, War
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.
44. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
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.
45. The Finest Hours (1964)
116 min | Documentary, Biography, War
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.
46. Immortal Sergeant (1943)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, War
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.
47. The Silver Fleet (1943)
88 min | Drama, War
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 »
49. Salute to the Marines (1943)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, War
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 »
50. Marine Raiders (1944)
90 min | Action, Drama, Romance
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.
51. Since You Went Away (1944)
Approved | 177 min | Drama, Romance, War
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.
55. They Dare Not Love (1941)
75 min | Drama, War
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 »
56. Atlantic Convoy (1942)
Approved | 66 min | Drama, Romance, War
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 »
57. The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance, War
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 »
59. Submarine Raider (1942)
Approved | 64 min | Drama, War
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 »
60. Appointment in Berlin (1943)
77 min | Drama, War
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.
61. Sabotage Squad (1942)
Approved | 60 min | Drama, Romance, War
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 »
62. Destroyer (1943)
Approved | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, War
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.
63. The Boy from Stalingrad (1943)
69 min | Drama, War
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 »
64. First Comes Courage (1943)
Approved | 88 min | War, Drama
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.
68. Sahara (I) (1943)
Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War
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.
69. Reveille with Beverly (1943)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
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 »
70. White Christmas (1954)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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.
Votes: 25,444 | Gross: $30.00M
72. The Seventh Cross (1944)
Passed | 112 min | Drama, War
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 »
73. They Live in Fear (1944)
65 min | Drama
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 »
77. Counter-Attack (1945)
90 min | War, Drama
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 »
78. Prison Ship (1945)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »
80. Out of the Depths (1945)
Approved | 61 min | Drama, War
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 »
81. Okinawa (1952)
Passed | 67 min | Action, Drama, History
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 »
82. China Venture (1953)
Approved | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, War
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.
83. Combat Squad (1953)
Approved | 72 min | War, Drama
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 »
84. The Key to Rebecca (1985 TV Movie)
R | 194 min | Drama, Romance, War
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.
85. Reunion (1989)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama
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 »
87. The Last Warrior (1989)
R | 94 min | Action, Drama, War
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 »
90. The Last Days of Patton (1986 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 146 min | Biography, Drama
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 »
91. The Password Is Courage (1962)
Approved | 116 min | War, Comedy, Drama
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.
92. The Caine Mutiny (1954)
Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, War
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.
Votes: 21,425 | Gross: $21.75M
93. Bear Island (1979)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
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.
94. Eye of the Needle (1981)
R | 112 min | Romance, Thriller, War
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.
Votes: 7,865 | Gross: $17.58M
97. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
PG | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War
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.
Votes: 167,763 | Gross: $44.91M
99. When Heroes Die (1970)
90 min | War
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 »
100. Suicide Mission (1954)
Not Rated | 70 min | Drama, War
"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 »