Word War I Movies The great War (A war fought in the air, trenches& sea)

by samratnigam | created - 04 Jun 2011 | updated - 03 Dec 2011 | Public

World War I was a man made horror...! War it's a dying business (Too late the hero WWII movie statement)

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1. The Trench (1999)

98 min | Drama, History, War

6.1
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58 Metascore

A story about a group of soldiers' last days before the battle of the Somme in 1916, showing the conditions in the trenches during World War I, and taking you into the minds of the soldiers.

Director: William Boyd | Stars: Paul Nicholls, Daniel Craig, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Danny Dyer

Votes: 2,082

2. Admiral (2008)

Not Rated | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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The story of admiral Aleksandr Kolchak who remained faithful to his oath to the Russian Emperor and fought against the Bolshevik rule after the 1917 October Revolution.

Director: Andrey Kravchuk | Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Sergey Bezrukov, Vladislav Vetrov

Votes: 6,704

3. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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100 Metascore

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 218,739 | Gross: $44.82M

4. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, War

8.1
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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Votes: 50,652 | Gross: $3.27M

5. All Quiet on the Western Front (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 150 min | Drama, War

7.1
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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Ian Holm

Votes: 6,431

6. Beneath Hill 60 (2010)

R | 122 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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In 1916, the 1st Australian Tunnelling Company is tunneling beneath German fortifications and bunkers to detonate massive explosive charges.

Director: Jeremy Sims | Stars: Brendan Cowell, Harrison Gilbertson, Steve Le Marquand, Gyton Grantley

Votes: 6,419

7. Joyeux Noel (2005)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, History, Music

7.8
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70 Metascore

In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life.

Director: Christian Carion | Stars: Diane Kruger, Benno Fürmann, Guillaume Canet, Natalie Dessay

Votes: 24,203 | Gross: $1.05M

8. A Very Long Engagement (2004)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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76 Metascore

Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jodie Foster, Dominique Pinon

Votes: 66,125 | Gross: $6.17M

9. A Little Princess (1995)

G | 97 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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83 Metascore

A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed dead.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Liesel Matthews, Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham, Rusty Schwimmer

Votes: 27,440 | Gross: $10.02M

10. Forgotten Men (1933)

60 min | Documentary, War

6.9
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Several World War I veterans relate their experiences during the war and discuss current (in the middle of the Great Depression) economic conditions.

Director: Bud Pollard | Stars: Samuel Cummins, Walter Schellenberg, Al Handy, Gaston Lauryssen

Votes: 11

11. The Dawn Patrol (1938)

Not Rated | 103 min | War, Drama

7.6
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British flying aces in World War I contend with the harsh realities of war.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, David Niven, Donald Crisp

Votes: 2,250

12. The Blue Max (1966)

Approved | 156 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 5,534

13. Flyboys (2006)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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47 Metascore

The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.

Director: Tony Bill | Stars: James Franco, Jean Reno, Jennifer Decker, Scott Hazell

Votes: 37,840 | Gross: $13.08M

14. Von Richthofen and Brown (1971)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.0
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The story of Manfred von Richthofen, the German air ace during World War I and his struggle with the enemy aces and some jealous German officers.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: John Phillip Law, Don Stroud, Barry Primus, Corin Redgrave

Votes: 832

15. Der rote Baron (2008)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.4
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German biopic loosely based on the World War I fighter ace Manfred Von Richthofen, nicknamed the Red Baron by friend and foe alike.

Director: Nikolai Müllerschön | Stars: Matthias Schweighöfer, Lena Headey, Til Schweiger, Joseph Fiennes

Votes: 10,503 | Gross: $0.04M

16. Aces High (1976)

PG | 114 min | Action, Drama, War

6.6
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In WW1 the high casualty rate among the rookie pilots of the Royal Flying Corps puts an enormous strain on the survivors.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Christopher Plummer, Simon Ward, Peter Firth

Votes: 1,948

17. Iron Will (1994)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Family

6.5
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When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Haid | Stars: Mackenzie Astin, Kevin Spacey, David Ogden Stiers, August Schellenberg

Votes: 6,234 | Gross: $21.01M

18. Gallipoli (1981)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.5
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65 Metascore

Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr, Harold Hopkins

Votes: 32,232 | Gross: $5.73M

19. Gelibolu (2005)

114 min | Documentary, War

7.5
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Director: Tolga Örnek | Stars: Sam Neill, Zafer Ergin, Demetri Goritsas, Jeremy Irons

Votes: 1,466

20. La Grande Illusion (1937)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, War

8.1
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During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim

Votes: 29,299 | Gross: $0.17M

21. Haber (2008)

34 min | Short, Biography, Drama

7.6
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In 1914, Fritz Haber is Germany's greatest chemist. His Nobel prize-winning synthetic fertilizers have saved the world from mass starvation. But as World War I breaks out across Europe, ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Ragussis | Stars: Christian Berkel, Juliane Köhler, Wolf Kahler, Mark Margolis

Votes: 91

22. J'accuse! (1919)

166 min | Drama, Horror, War

7.4
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The story of two men, one married, the other the lover of the other's wife, who meet in the trenches of the First World War, and how their tale becomes a microcosm for the horrors of war.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Romuald Joubé, Maxime Desjardins, Séverin-Mars, Angèle Guys

Votes: 1,075

23. Hedd Wyn (1992)

Unrated | 123 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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A young poet living in the North Wales countryside competes for the most coveted prize of all in Welsh Poetry - that of the chair of the National Eisteddfod, a tradition dating back a ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Turner | Stars: Huw Garmon, Catrin Fychan, Ceri Cunnington, Llio Silyn

Votes: 321

24. In Love and War (1996)

PG-13 | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Reporter Ernest Hemingway is an ambulance driver in Italy during World War I. While bravely risking his life in the line of duty, he is injured and ends up in the hospital, where he falls ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Chris O'Donnell, Mackenzie Astin, Margot Steinberg

Votes: 7,323 | Gross: $14.48M

25. Johnny Got His Gun (1971)

R | 111 min | Drama, War

7.9
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A World War I soldier, rendered blind, deaf, limbless, and mute by a horrific artillery shell attack, finds a unique way of communicating with his doctors.

Director: Dalton Trumbo | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Kathy Fields, Marsha Hunt, Jason Robards

Votes: 13,207

26. King & Country (1964)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, War

7.6
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During World War I, an army private is accused of desertion during battle. The officer assigned to defend him at his court-martial finds out there is more to the case than meets the eye.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Tom Courtenay, Leo McKern, Barry Foster

Votes: 1,444

27. King of Hearts (1966)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Comedy, War

7.6
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During the latter part of World War I, Private Charles Plumpick is chosen to go into the French town of Marville and disconnect a bomb that the German army has planted. However, Charles is ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Alan Bates, Geneviève Bujold, Pierre Brasseur, Jean-Claude Brialy

Votes: 3,026

28. The Lighthorsemen (1987)

PG | 131 min | Drama, War

7.0
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In 1917 when the British forces are bogged down in front of the Turkish and German lines in Palestine they rely on the Australian light horse regiment to break the deadlock.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Peter Phelps, Nick Waters, John Larking, John Heywood

Votes: 1,315

29. The Lost Battalion (2001 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 92 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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Fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of World War I.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Ricky Schroder, Phil McKee, Jamie Harris, Jay Rodan

Votes: 5,820

30. The Lost Battalion (1919)

70 min | Drama, War

7.0
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A battalion of the U.S. Army's 77th Division penetrates deep into the Argonne Forest of France during the First World War. The battalion becomes surrounded and holds out for six long days, ... See full summary »

Director: Burton L. King | Stars: Robert Alexander, George G. McMurtry, Charles W. Whittlesey, William J. Cullen

Votes: 48

31. My Boy Jack (2007 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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Author Rudyard Kipling and his wife search for their 18-year-old son after he goes missing during World War I.

Director: Brian Kirk | Stars: David Haig, Daniel Radcliffe, Kim Cattrall, Carey Mulligan

Votes: 4,711

32. Passchendaele (2008)

R | 114 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.5
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The lives of a troubled veteran, his nurse girlfriend and a naive boy intersect first in Alberta and then in Belgium during the bloody World War I battle of Passchendaele.

Director: Paul Gross | Stars: Paul Gross, Michael Greyeyes, James Kot, Jesse Frechette

Votes: 7,361

33. Paths of Glory (1957)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, War

8.4
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After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

Votes: 138,820

34. Behind the Lines (1997)

R | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Based on Pat Barker's novel of the same name, 'Regeneration' tells the story of soldiers of World War One sent to an asylum for emotional troubles. Two of the soldiers meeting there are ... See full summary »

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, James Wilby, Jonny Lee Miller, Stuart Bunce

Votes: 2,050 | Gross: $0.02M

35. What Price Glory (1952)

Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.3
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The wartime romantic misadventures of Captain Flagg, commander of a company of US Marines in 1918 France.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Cagney, Corinne Calvet, Dan Dailey, William Demarest

Votes: 953

36. Sergeant York (1941)

Not Rated | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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A marksman is drafted in World War I and ends up becoming one of the most celebrated war heroes.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, George Tobias

Votes: 13,307 | Gross: $16.40M

37. 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: 10,950

38. Westfront 1918 (1930)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.6
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A group of German infantrymen of the First World War live out their lives in the trenches of France. They find brief entertainment and relief in a village behind the lines, but primarily ... See full summary »

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Fritz Kampers, Gustav Diessl, Hans-Joachim Möbis, Claus Clausen

Votes: 1,064

39. Hell's Angels (1930)

Passed | 127 min | Drama, War

7.8
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Brothers Monte and Ray leave Oxford to join the Royal Flying Corps. Ray loves Helen; Helen enjoys an affair with Monte; before they leave on their mission over Germany they find her in still another man's arms.

Directors: Howard Hughes, Edmund Goulding, James Whale | Stars: Ben Lyon, James Hall, Jean Harlow, John Darrow

Votes: 4,095

40. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)

Passed | 150 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.9
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An extended family split up in France and Germany find themselves on opposing sides of the battlefield during World War I.

Director: Rex Ingram | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Alice Terry, Pomeroy Cannon, Josef Swickard

Votes: 2,748 | Gross: $9.20M

41. The Razor's Edge (1946)

Approved | 145 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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An adventuresome young man goes off to find himself and loses his socialite fiancée in the process. But when he returns 10 years later, she will stop at nothing to get him back, even though she is already married.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter

Votes: 4,486

42. The Razor's Edge (1984)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge.

Director: John Byrum | Stars: Bill Murray, Theresa Russell, Denholm Elliott, Catherine Hicks

Votes: 4,328 | Gross: $6.55M

43. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

GP | 183 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Tsar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Roderic Noble, Ania Marson

Votes: 3,741

44. Secret Agent (1936)

Unrated | 86 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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After three British agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: John Gielgud, Madeleine Carroll, Robert Young, Peter Lorre

Votes: 6,693

45. Mata Hari (1931)

Passed | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A semi-fictionalized account of the life of Mata Hari, an exotic dancer who was accused of spying for Germany during World War I.

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Greta Garbo, Ramon Novarro, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone

Votes: 2,733 | Gross: $0.93M

46. Mata Hari (1985)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller, War

3.2
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Mata Hari is a beautiful Dutch-born dancer, working in Paris. It is August 1914 and war between France and Germany seems imminent. However, she accepts an invitation to travel to Berlin as ... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Sylvia Kristel, Christopher Cazenove, Oliver Tobias, Gaye Brown

Votes: 587

47. The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Drama

6.6
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A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed, eventually getting a chance to prove himself in a film ... See full summary »

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Robert Redford, Bo Svenson, Bo Brundin, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 4,620 | Gross: $20.64M

48. A Farewell to Arms (1957)

Approved | 152 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.9
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An English nurse and an American soldier on the Italian front during World War I fall in love, but the horrors surrounding them test their romance to the limit.

Directors: Charles Vidor, John Huston | Stars: Rock Hudson, Jennifer Jones, Vittorio De Sica, Oskar Homolka

Votes: 2,079 | Gross: $11.00M

49. A Farewell to Arms (1966– )

45 min | Drama

8.9
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The story of a doomed love affair in World War One, between an English nurse and an American lieutenant.

Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, George Hamilton, Susan Engel, Ann Rye

Votes: 48

50. The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)

Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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London based American nurse, Susan, Lady Ashwood, is at the hospital awaiting the imminent arrival of injured soldiers. She is hoping that her enlisted son, Sir John Ashwood, who resembles ... See full summary »

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Irene Dunne, Alan Marshal, Roddy McDowall, Frank Morgan

Votes: 1,212

51. For Me and My Gal (1942)

Not Rated | 104 min | Musical, Romance, War

7.2
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Two vaudeville performers fall in love, but find their relationship tested by the arrival of WWI.

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Judy Garland, George Murphy, Gene Kelly, Mártha Eggerth

Votes: 2,459 | Gross: $4.37M

52. Britannic (2000 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 93 min | Action, Drama, History

5.2
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A fictional account of the sinking of the H.M.H.S. Britannic off the Greek island of Kea in November 1916. This explores the theory of a German Agent sabotaging the liner, a hospital ship.

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Edward Atterton, Amanda Ryan, Jacqueline Bisset, Ben Daniels

Votes: 1,121

53. Doctor Zhivago (1965)

PG-13 | 197 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.0
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69 Metascore

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger

Votes: 60,663 | Gross: $111.72M

54. Wings (1927)

PG-13 | 144 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.7
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Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I.

Directors: William A. Wellman, Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast | Stars: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston

Votes: 9,066

55. The African Queen (1951)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.9
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91 Metascore

In Africa during World War I, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull

Votes: 63,006 | Gross: $0.54M

56. Born for Glory (1935)

69 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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A British ship is sunk after an engagement with a German vessel, and the survivors are picked up by the German ship, which has been damaged. When it pulls into the bay of a deserted island ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Betty Balfour, John Mills, Barry MacKay, Jimmy Hanley

Votes: 92

57. Dishonored (1931)

Passed | 91 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.3
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The Austrian Secret Service sends its most seductive agent to spy on the Russians.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Victor McLaglen, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Warner Oland

Votes: 1,407

58. The Wooden Horse (1950)

101 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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True story of three British POWs and their attempt to escape from Nazi Germany.

Directors: Jack Lee, Ian Dalrymple | Stars: Leo Genn, David Tomlinson, Anthony Steel, David Greene

Votes: 1,040

59. Freedom of the Seas (1934)

74 min | Drama

5.3
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A mild mannered clerk, with a crush on his boss's daughter, is led astray by an old friend.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Clifford Mollison, Wendy Barrie, Zelma O'Neal, H.F. Maltby

Votes: 12

60. Mare Nostrum (1926)

Passed | 102 min | Drama, War

7.0
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The story of a female German spy who willingly sacrifices her life for her country.

Director: Rex Ingram | Stars: Apollon Uni, Álex Nova, Kada-Abd-el-Kader, Hughie Mack

Votes: 248 | Gross: $0.62M

61. Thunder Afloat (1939)

Passed | 95 min | Romance, Drama, War

6.5
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Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Wallace Beery, Chester Morris, Virginia Grey, Douglass Dumbrille

Votes: 82

62. Today We Live (1933)

Approved | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.7
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During WWI, two officers, one a pilot and the other in the navy, compete for the same beautiful young woman.

Directors: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson | Stars: Joan Crawford, Gary Cooper, Robert Young, Franchot Tone

Votes: 834

63. Hell Below (1933)

Passed | 101 min | Romance, Drama, War

6.6
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On leave in Italy, Lt. Tommy Knowlton falls in love with Jean Standish, who's not only married, but is the daughter of his submarine's commander. Friction between the two officers becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Walter Huston, Madge Evans, Jimmy Durante

Votes: 361

64. The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin (1918)

70 min | Drama, History, War

5.7
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A propagandistic view of the First World War, showing the political greed of the German Kaiser Wilhelm, the resistance of some of his own soldiers, and fanciful prediction of the nature of ... See full summary »

Director: Rupert Julian | Stars: Rupert Julian, Elmo Lincoln, Nigel De Brulier, Lon Chaney

Votes: 17

65. Dawn (1933)

75 min | Drama, War

7.2
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In 1915, Captain Liers, commander of a submarine is leaving his hometown, where he, his 2nd officer and the radio-operator, who is married there, spend their shore leave. Liers two brothers... See full summary »

Directors: Vernon Sewell, Gustav Ucicky | Stars: Rudolf Forster, Fritz Genschow, Adele Sandrock, Camilla Spira

Votes: 60

66. The Monocled Mutineer (1986)

310 min | Drama, History, War

8.4
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During the First World War, Percy Toplis, a deserter from the British Army, plays a major role in the Étaples Mutiny in September 1917.

Stars: Paul McGann, Bill Fellows, Matthew Marsh, Anthony Calf

Votes: 237

67. The Spy in Black (1939)

77 min | Thriller, War

7.0
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A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw, Marius Goring

Votes: 1,507

68. British Intelligence (1940)

Approved | 61 min | Romance, Thriller, War

6.0
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Although the home of cabinet minister Arthur Bennett is a hotbed of spies, moles, and double agents, no one knows the true identity of notorious German spymaster Strendler.

Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Boris Karloff, Margaret Lindsay, Bruce Lester, Leonard Mudie

Votes: 697

69. Dark Journey (1937)

Not Rated | 77 min | Adventure, Romance, Thriller

6.4
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During World War I, a German spy and a French spy meet and fall in love.

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Vivien Leigh, Joan Gardner, Anthony Bushell

Votes: 878

70. Darling Lili (1970)

G | 136 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.2
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Set during World War I, this movie is a cute spin on the Mata Hari legend.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Julie Andrews, Rock Hudson, Jeremy Kemp, Lance Percival

Votes: 1,702 | Gross: $5.00M

71. Fräulein Doktor (1969)

M | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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During the First World War, a female German spy Fraulein Doktor and her team of saboteurs plan to kill Lord Kitchener, obtain the Allied defense plans and steal the new French mustard gas formula.

Director: Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Suzy Kendall, Kenneth More, Nigel Green, Alexander Knox

Votes: 330

72. I Was a Spy (1933)

89 min | Drama, War

6.7
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During World War I, a young nurse in a hospital in German-occupied Belgium is secretly feeding military information to the British. Complicating matters is the guilt she feels when she has ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Herbert Marshall, Conrad Veidt, Madeleine Carroll, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 118

73. Die unsichtbare Front (1933)

85 min | Drama

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Director: Richard Eichberg | Stars: Karl Ludwig Diehl, Trude von Molo, Alexa Engström, John Mylong

74. Rendezvous (1935)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, War

6.6
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In 1917 Lt. Bill Gordon is headed for France when he meets and becomes friendly with Joel Carter, niece of the Asst. Secretary of War. Finding out that he is an expert on codes, she gets ... See full summary »

Directors: William K. Howard, Sam Wood | Stars: William Powell, Rosalind Russell, Binnie Barnes, Lionel Atwill

Votes: 537

75. Somewhere in France (1916)

50 min | Drama, War

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Director: Charles Giblyn | Stars: Louise Glaum, Howard C. Hickman, Joseph J. Dowling, Fanny Midgley

76. Stamboul Quest (1934)

Approved | 86 min | Romance, Thriller, Drama

6.4
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In 1915, German Counter-Intelligence Chief Von Sturm learns that someone is providing the British with critical strategic planning for the Turkish theater. He suspects Ali Bey, Turkish ... See full summary »

Directors: Sam Wood, Jack Conway | Stars: Myrna Loy, George Brent, Lionel Atwill, C. Henry Gordon

Votes: 308

77. Unter falscher Flagge (1932)

96 min

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Director: Johannes Meyer | Stars: Charlotte Susa, Gustav Fröhlich, Friedrich Kayßler, Hermann Speelmans

78. Zeppelin (1971)

G | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.1
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In 1915, frustrated with the German air-raids on London, British Intelligence sends Scots officer Geoffrey Richter-Douglas, who has German ancestry, to Germany, to find information about the latest German Zeppelin.

Director: Etienne Périer | Stars: Michael York, Elke Sommer, Peter Carsten, Marius Goring

Votes: 905

79. The Eagle and the Hawk (1933)

73 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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The pilots of a Royal Air Force squadron in World War I face not only physical but mental dangers in their struggle to survive while fighting the enemy.

Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Fredric March, Cary Grant, Jack Oakie, Carole Lombard

Votes: 619

80. The Flying Ace (1926)

65 min | Adventure, Crime, War

6.3
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A veteran World War I fighter pilot returns home a war hero and immediately regains his former job as a railroad company detective. His first case: recover a stolen satchel filled with ... See full summary »

Director: Richard E. Norman | Stars: Laurence Criner, Kathryn Boyd, Boise De Legge, Harold Platts

Votes: 45

81. The Kid Who Couldn't Miss (1983)

79 min | Documentary, Drama, War

3.9
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Director: Paul Cowan | Stars: William Hutt, Eric Peterson, H.H. Asquith, Albert Ball

Votes: 24

82. Lafayette Escadrille (1958)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.8
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American youth and flying ace flies for France in World War I; meets & loves a French girl & prostitute.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Tab Hunter, Clint Eastwood, Etchika Choureau, Marcel Dalio

Votes: 497

83. The Legion of the Condemned (1928)

80 min | Drama, War

6.0
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Four young men from various walks of life sign up for the Lafayette Escadrille, known as "The Legion of the Condemned"

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Gary Cooper, Fay Wray, Barry Norton, Lane Chandler

Votes: 28

84. Suzy (1936)

Passed | 93 min | Drama

6.5
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Believing a German spy has killed her new husband, a struggling chorus girl flees to Paris where she meets and marries a World War I pilot, whose carefree ways brings about unexpected results.

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Jean Harlow, Franchot Tone, Cary Grant, Lewis Stone

Votes: 1,021

85. The Woman I Love (1937)

Approved | 85 min | Drama

7.6
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In World War I France, a pilot falls in love with the wife of his friend and superior officer.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Paul Muni, Miriam Hopkins, Louis Hayward, Colin Clive

Votes: 83

86. Captured! (1933)

Unrated | 69 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.5
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Captain Fred Allison has been in a German Prisoner of War Camp for a long time. It has been two years since he last saw Monica, a girl he met, married and bought a house with in six days ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Leslie Howard, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Paul Lukas, Margaret Lindsay

Votes: 256

87. Baruto no gakuen (2006)

130 min | Drama, History, Music

7.5
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German soldiers are transported to a prisoner-of-war camp in Japan after the First World War.

Director: Masanobu Deme | Stars: Ken Matsudaira, Bruno Ganz, Hiroshi Abe, Jun Kunimura

Votes: 577

88. Two Arabian Knights (1927)

TV-G | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Adventure

6.8
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Two American soldiers are captured by the Germans on the Western Front during World War One and escape a POW camp only to stumble into further life-threatening adventures when they come across an Arabian king's daughter while on the lam.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: William Boyd, Mary Astor, Louis Wolheim, Ian Keith

Votes: 647

89. Who Goes Next? (1938)

85 min | War

5.9
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During the First World War, a number of captured British officers attempt to escape a prisoner-of-war camp.

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart, Jack Hawkins, Charles Eaton

Votes: 15

90. Die Frau und der Fremde (1985)

98 min | Drama, History

7.3
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Karl and Richard, two German soldiers captured by the Russians in World War I, become very close friends-so close that Richard shares intimate stories about his wife, Anna. Through these ... See full summary »

Director: Rainer Simon | Stars: Joachim Lätsch, Peter Zimmermann, Kathrin Waligura, Christine Schorn

Votes: 79

91. All the King's Men (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, War

7.1
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Feature-length drama about the mystery of Sandringham Company, which disappeared in action at Gallipoli in 1915. Commanded by Captain Frank Beck, their estate manager, the men advanced into... See full summary »

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: David Jason, Maggie Smith, William Ash, Sonya Walger

Votes: 734

92. Battle of the Somme: The True Story (2006 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Documentary

6.7
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The Battle of the Somme was the bloodiest day in the history of England. Since then, debate has raged over the legitimacy of the only combat footage of the battle. Now, a team of ... See full summary »

Director: Herrie ten Cate | Star: Julian Richings

Votes: 6

93. Kitchener's Great Army in the Battle of the Somme (1916)

74 min | Documentary, War

6.7
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Documentary (with some re-enacted footage) of the British army's participation in the Battle of the Somme in France during World War I.

Director: Geoffrey Malins | Star: General Beauvoir De Lisle

Votes: 295

94. Legends of the Fall (1994)

R | 133 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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In the early 1900s, three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of Montana are affected by betrayal, history, love, nature, and war.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond

Votes: 124,279 | Gross: $66.64M

95. World War 1 in Colour (2003– )

372 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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Documentary using computer colorized footage from World War I to give the audience the feel of how it really looked back during the war.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Arthur Barraclough, Arthur Halestrap, Harry Patch

Votes: 545

96. World War 1: American Legacy (2006 Video)

116 min | History, War

7.9
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THE GREAT WAR THAT CHANGED AMERICA World War 1 - American Legacy vividly shows many forgotten stories of the men and women who served in the Great War, reminding Americans of their impact ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Bussler | Star: David Carradine

Votes: 23

97. How Wars Begin (1977– )
Episode: The First World War (1977)

History

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AJP Taylor presents his interpretation of the causes of the First World War.

Star: A.J.P. Taylor

98. The First World War from Above (2010 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary, History, War

7.0
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The history of World War I as depicted with archival and modern aerial footage.

Director: Mark Radice | Star: Fergal Keane

Votes: 128

99. The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Trenches of Hell (2002 Video)

89 min | Adventure, History, War

6.9
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August, 1917. Using the name 'Henri Defense', 17 year old Indiana Jones has enlisted in the Belgian army to fight in the Great War. After all his commanding officers have been wiped out ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Ronny Coutteure, Jason Flemyng, Richard Ridings

Votes: 486

100. The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Attack of the Hawkmen (1995 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, War

6.9
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Young Indiana Jones takes to the skies in the new French air force, and parachutes into Germany to convince Anthony Fokker to defect.

Director: Ben Burtt | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Ronny Coutteure, Patrick Toomey, Marc Warren

Votes: 513