Category: War

Passchendaele (2008) 6.4

Passchendaele (2008)

Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The "Fighting Tenth" with the 1st Canadian Division and participated in all major Canadian battles of the war, and set the record for highest number of individual ...

Good (2008) 6.2

Good (2008)

John Halder is a 'good' and decent individual with family problems: a neurotic wife, two demanding children and a mother suffering from senile dementia. A literary professor, Halder explores his personal circumstances in...

Dunkirk (1958) 7

Dunkirk (1958)

Two stories in one, an easygoing British Corporal in France finds himself responsible for the lives of his men when their officer is killed. He has to get them back to Britain somehow. Meanwhile, British civilians are be...

Far from Vietnam (1967) 7.4

Far from Vietnam (1967)

In seven different segments, Godard, Klein, Lelouch, Marker, Resnais and Varda show their sympathy and support for the North Vietnamese army during the Vietnam war....

The Bamboo House of Dolls (1973) 5.5

The Bamboo House of Dolls (1973)

A nurse in a Japanese women's POW camp during World War II masterminds an escapee.::...

The Eight Hundred (2020) 7.2

The Eight Hundred (2020)

From the acclaimed filmmaker behind Mr. Six comes a riveting war epic. In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai battlefield, completely surrounded by the Ja...

Hondo (1953) 7.1

Hondo (1953)

Army scout Hondo Lane (played by John Wayne) stumbles across an isolated homestead in the middle of Apache territory. The inhabitants - a woman and her son - believe they are safe, as there is a treaty with the Apaches. ...

Bravo Two Zero (1999) (TV) 6.8

Bravo Two Zero (1999) (TV)

This is the true story of the most highly decorated British patrol since the Boer war: an eight man SAS team inserted behind Iraqi lines during the Gulf War in January 1991. Their mission was to take out the scud missile...

Prisoners of the Sun (1990) 6.3

Prisoners of the Sun (1990)

The island of Ambon in Indonesia, 1945. During the War, the number of Australian POWs on the island had dropped from 1100 to less than 300 due to abuses by their Japanese captors. Capt. Cooper is the chief prosecutor. In...

War Horse (2011) 7.2

War Horse (2011)

On the outbreak of the First World War, Albert's beloved horse 'Joey' is sold to the Cavalry by his Father. After being sent to France, in a bid to survive, Joey has an unexpected journey across war torn Europe. Albert e...

The Victors (1963) 7

The Victors (1963)

War has no victors, only survivors. Killing destroys the killers as well as the killed; because it murders decency, self-respect and ultimately life itself. The story follows in the footsteps of a squad of young American...

Rio Lobo (1970) 6.8

Rio Lobo (1970)

Bent on unearthing the cynical traitor who sold information to the enemy and caused the death of a dear brother-in-arms, the battle-tested former Union cavalry officer, Colonel Cord McNally, teams up with a pair of ex-Co...

Beau travail (1999) 7.4

Beau travail (1999)

This film focuses on ex-Foreign Legion officer, Galoup, as he recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in the Gulf of Djibouti. His existence there was happy, strict and regimented, but the arrival of a promising y...

The Bridge at Remagen (1969) 6.7

The Bridge at Remagen (1969)

In the last days of World War II, the Allied Army desperately searched for a bridgehead across the impenetrable Rhine River, in order to launch a major assault into the center of Germany. "Bridge at Remagen" tells the tr...

Submarine Command (1951) 6.3

Submarine Command (1951)

Submarine commander Ken White is forced to suddenly submerge, leaving his captain and another crew member to die outside the sub during WW II. Subsequent years of meaningless navy ground assignments and the animosity of ...

The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985) (TV) 5.1

The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985) (TV)

Major Reisman is "volunteered" to lead another mission using convicted army soldiers, sentenced to either death or long prison terms. This time their mission is to kill a Nazi general who plans to assassinate Hitler....

The Last Valley (1971) 7.2

The Last Valley (1971)

People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley....

The Edelweiss Pirates (2004) 6.1

The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)

Cologne-Ehrenfeld, November 1944. They're young, wild and rebellious, like young people anywhere and in any time. But working-class boys Karl and his younger brother Peter are Edelweiss Pirates. They oppose the Nazis, an...

A Soldier’s Story (1984) 7.2

A Soldier’s Story (1984)

A black soldier is killed while returning to his base in the deep south. The white people of the area are suspected at first. A tough black army attorney is brought in to find out the truth. We find out a bit more about ...

Turtles Can Fly (2004) 8.1

Turtles Can Fly (2004)

On the Kurdish refugee camp on the Iraqi-Turkish border, the boy Satellite is the leader of the kids. He commands them to clear and collect American undetonated minefields in the fields to sell them in the street market ...

Bomb: A Love Story (2018) 6.5

Bomb: A Love Story (2018)

In the middle of Iran-Iraq war, and at the height of Tehran's Bombardment, time goes by fear and fear. but love and affection, life and hope leave the tangible fear of death abandoned in the words of the living death is ...

The Spy (2019) 6.1

The Spy (2019)

Sonja Wigert is a diva and star in Stockholm when WW2 breaks out, rapidly getting attention from the Nazi officer Josef Terboven. She's then recruited by Swedish intelligence as a spy, but Terboven makes her spy on the S...

The Star (2002) 7.1

The Star (2002)

The film is based on the eponymous book by Emmanuil Kazakevich. In the summer of 1944 the Nazi Armies prepare a massive Tank Division named 'Viking" for the offensive on occupied Russian land. The Russian Army's special ...

The Ashes (1965) 7

The Ashes (1965)

Set in the time of Napoleon wars, shows how the wars swept over the unfortunate Polish country at the beginning of the 19th century. Story revolves around the Polish legion under command of General Dabrowski, who then fo...

Top Gunner (2020) 1.9

Top Gunner (2020)

Recent graduates of a secluded U.S. Air Force base must protect a gene-editing bio-weapon from the Russian military - who are desperate to seize the deadly viral agent at any cost....

Menu total (1986) 5.5

Menu total (1986)

A young boy is lying in bed screaming for his mother, but mama is away performing military exercises. People flee through dark basements to the thunder of bomber planes and an insistently peppy, upbeat jazz score....

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958) 7.3

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)

All her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary, Gladys works as a domestic to earn the money to send herself to a poor, remote vi...

“Secrets of the Dead” (2000) 7.8

“Secrets of the Dead” (2000)

Mysteries involving notable historical events, people and locations are scientifically examined.::Kenneth Chisholm...

Parwaaz Hai Junoon (2018) 8.2

Parwaaz Hai Junoon (2018)

The life story of the brave soldiers of the Pakistan Army, mainly the Pakistan Air Force. Outlining their lives, relationships, duty and hardships....

Female Agents (2008) 6.8

Female Agents (2008)

In 1944, in London, Lieutenant Pierre Desfontaines assigns his sister Louise Desfontaines to convince three other women to form a five-woman task force under his command to rescue a British geologist from a German hospit...

Charlotte Gray (2001) 6.4

Charlotte Gray (2001)

Charlotte (Cate Blanchett), a young Scottish woman, who has studied in France, is living in London during World War II. Within a few weeks she falls in love with a young pilot and is recruited by the Secret Service to ac...

Battle for Sevastopol (2015) 7.1

Battle for Sevastopol (2015)

The breakout of the war shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to enlist in the army in 1941. The maiden turns out to be a natural-born sniper, her impressive skill and prowess make her ...

The Broken Tower (2011) 5.1

The Broken Tower (2011)

A look at the dreams, unapologetic love of men , manic highs and depressive, death-haunted lows of early 20th century rebellious, self-destructive visionary poet Hart Crane from his early years as the son of a wealthy Cl...

Operation Nam (1986) 5.1

Operation Nam (1986)

Ten years after the end of the war in Vietnam, four ex-Marines decide to return to S.E. Asia to investigate reports of American POWs still being held there. These four include Roger, whose daughter's just been married, t...

Women of Valor (1986) (TV) 5.7

Women of Valor (1986) (TV)

Col. Jessup (Susan Sarandon), an American military nurse, presents a case for a bronze medal with Valor to a military hearing. She tells her story of being taken prisoner in the Phillipines by the Japanese during WWII. H...

Twelve O’Clock High (1949) 7.7

Twelve O’Clock High (1949)

In this story of the early days of daylight bombing raids over Nazi Germany, General Frank Savage must take command of a "hard luck" bomber group. Much of the story deals with his struggle to whip his group into a discip...

Sunshine (1999) 7.5

Sunshine (1999)

The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent jud...

’71 (2014) 7.2

’71 (2014)

A young British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a terrifying riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe, the raw recruit must survive the night alone and find his way t...

Platoon Leader (1988) 5.4

Platoon Leader (1988)

West Point graduate lieutenant Jeff Knight meets cynicism when taking command of sergeant Michael McNamara's tour veterans platoon in a Vietnamese trench camp. Unlike his predecessor, who hid till the end of his tour, Je...

Max (2002) 6.5

Max (2002)

Munich, 1918. German-Jew Max Rothman has returned to much of his pre-war life which includes to his wife Nina and their two children, to his mistress Liselore von Peltz, and to his work as an art dealer. He has however n...