Tag: world-war-two

The Sky’s the Limit (1943) 6.5

The Sky’s the Limit (1943)

Flying Tiger Fred Atwell sneaks away from his famous squadron's personal appearance tour and goes incognito for several days of leave. He quickly falls for photographer Joan Manion, pursuing her in the guise of a carefre...

The Boogie Man Will Get You (1942) 6

The Boogie Man Will Get You (1942)

Winnie Slade, a young divorcee, buys an old historic house from nutty Professor Billings, who lives there with his daffy housekeeper and bizarre neighbors, in order to convert it into a hotel. She allows them to continue...

Persona Non Grata (2015) 6.5

Persona Non Grata (2015)

The story of a Japanese diplomat, sometimes called the Schindler of Japan, and his life lading up to and after his decision to issue over 2,000 visas to Jewish refugees in Kaunas, Lithuania resulting in saving the lives ...

Donald’s Tire Trouble (1943) 6.8

Donald’s Tire Trouble (1943)

Donald drives too fast and blows out a tire. Of course, with this clown, changing it is not a simple operation. First he has to fight the jack, then the heavily patched inner tube, then the adhesive on the patch, then th...

The Fox (2017) 4.9

The Fox (2017)

The Hague-based Europol agent Simon Fox (Morgan C. Jones) leads a troubled life after he accidentally shot and killed a child. Struggling with this trauma Simon is confronted with a secret post-war resistance organizatio...

My Enemy’s Enemy (2007) 7.4

My Enemy’s Enemy (2007)

A look at the history of one-time Gestapo commander Klaus Barbie, infamously known as "The Butcher of Lyon." This documentary's main focus will be on Barbie's post-war activities, in which he became a counter-intelligenc...

The War Devils (1969) 5.3

The War Devils (1969)

A German Captain and American Captain help each other survive the North African desert during WWII. They meet again a year later during combat operations in France.::Ben Cressy ...

The Last Frontier (2020) 6.4

The Last Frontier (2020)

The film tells the story of the Podolsk cadets' heroic stand outside Moscow in October 1941. Cadets from the Podolsk infantry and artillery schools were sent to the Ilyinsky line of defense, fighting alongside units from...

The Door (2012) 6.5

The Door (2012)

An author forms a strange bond with her eccentric maid that will have a lasting effect on both women.::Niko Ollivier...

The Last Sentence (2012) 6.1

The Last Sentence (2012)

Torgny Segerstedt was one of the leading journalists in Sweden in the 20th century. He fought a one man battle against Hitler and the Nazi regime until his death in 1945 and during these tumultuous times his private life...

A Monkey in Winter (1962) 7.6

A Monkey in Winter (1962)

Albert is an inn owner who vowed never to drink again if he and his wife survived the war. They did, and the reformed alcoholic keeps his vow. But times have changed and soon after the war, Albert comes in contact with G...

Johnny Frenchman (1945) 6.6

Johnny Frenchman (1945)

There is always rivalry between the Cornish and Breton fishermen, but the two factions have a routine ebb and flow of civil hostility until the breach is widened by the announced marriage of a Breton son to a Cornish mai...

Caught in the Draft (1941) 6.7

Caught in the Draft (1941)

Don Bolton is a movie star who can't stand loud noises. To evade the draft, he decides to get married...but falls for a colonel's daughter. By mistake, he and his two cronies enlist. In basic training, Don hopes to make ...

A Bag of Marbles (2017) 7.3

A Bag of Marbles (2017)

In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their ...

Breakout (1959) 6.9

Breakout (1959)

Drama set in an Italian prisoner of war camp during World War 2, where a group of British soldiers find their plans for escape thwarted by a mysterious traitor in their midst....

Unsinkable: Japan’s Lost Battleship (2020) (TV) 6.4

Unsinkable: Japan’s Lost Battleship (2020) (TV)

October 24, 1944, the world's greatest battle at sea begins in the Philippines. Japan's navy gambles on a decisive victory against the United States to turn the tide of World War II. Instead, Musashi, its top-secret supe...

Spirits’ Homecoming (2016) 6.3

Spirits’ Homecoming (2016)

Two Korean girls, Jung-Min (14) and Young-hee (15) are kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army and taken to a 'Comfort Station' in China. There, they join other kidnapped girls in serving Japanese soldiers as sexual slav...

1939 (1989) 5.6

1939 (1989)

When the war breaks out, Annika lives with her parents in Värmland, close to the border to Norway. Her cousin Harald is a dealer in the black market but has to escape from the police to Norway. Annika moves to Stockholm ...

American Guerrilla in the Philippines (1950) 6.1

American Guerrilla in the Philippines (1950)

In the spring of 1942, following the blockade run that took General Douglas MacArthur and his staff from the Philippines to the safety of Australia, the survivors of a bombed and sunk PT boat make their way to shore. The...

They Fought for Their Country (1975) 8

They Fought for Their Country (1975)

In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Red army protects the bridgehead of the Don River against the German army while the retreating soviet troops cross the bridge. While they move back to the Russi...

Strangers in the Night (1944) 6.4

Strangers in the Night (1944)

A lonely, mentally unbalanced woman invents a fictitious daughter and has the "daughter" write to a Marine stationed in the South Pacific. When the soldier returns back to the States, he goes to look up his pen pal, and ...

Operation Pacific (1951) 6.7

Operation Pacific (1951)

The submarine USS Thunderfish successfully completes a secret mission to rescue a group of orphans on a remote Pacific island. On the way back to Honolulu they encounter a Japanese aircraft carrier but the torpedoes they...

Hell to Eternity (1960) 7

Hell to Eternity (1960)

True life story of Guy Gabaldon, a Los Angeles Hispanic boy raised in the 1930s by a Japanese-American foster family. Later, during the war, as his foster parents are interned at a camp for Japanese Americans, Gabaldon's...

Das Boot ist voll (1981) 7.1

Das Boot ist voll (1981)

During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and ...

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Dachau Liberation (2021)

This amazing documentary presents interviews with former prisoners of the camp, who, in these terrible times, "were only numbers". Dachau...Hell on Earth. A place that brings back horrifying memories in those, who surviv...

Yanks (1979) 6.4

Yanks (1979)

During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s ma...

Desire Me (1947) 6.2

Desire Me (1947)

Shortly after WWII, flashbacks tell the story of Marise, her husband Paul, and Jean, who was imprisoned with Paul in a German camp. While attempting to escape from the camp Paul is shot, and Jean goes to see Marise, conf...

Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991) 6.6

Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)

Time travellers from the 23rd century return to 1992 to warn Japan that Godzilla will cause a catastrophic nuclear incident in the 21st century and suggest a way to rid the world of him forever. They intend to go back to...

Road to Berlin (2015) 6.3

Road to Berlin (2015)

Summer 1942, a young a communications officer accused of cowardliness is sentenced to death by firing squad. A surprise attack by the Germans delays the execution and the convict and his guard are forced to flee. While a...

Let Me Go (2017) 5.8

Let Me Go (2017)

Let Me Go is a film about mothers and daughters, it is about ghosts from the past and the impact they leave on the present. Developed from Helga Schneider's true life story, Let Me Go explores the effect on Helga's life ...

The Last Vermeer (2019) 6.6

The Last Vermeer (2019)

Claes Bang (THE SQUARE) stars as Joseph Piller in this captivating dramatic thriller set just after WWII - an all but forgotten true story - about a soldier investigating renowned Dutch artist Han van Meegeren, played by...

Genocide (1982) 7.3

Genocide (1982)

A chilling, heartbreaking testament to the strength and suffering of the Jewish people and the courage and heroism of those who came to their aid. With beautiful narration by Orson Welles and Elizabeth Taylor the film be...

The Captain and His Hero (1955) 7.2

The Captain and His Hero (1955)

A post WWII German satire of the stupidity of a military culture so often associated with that country: An intellectual, civilian type totally unsuited for the army mentality somehow lands up playing the role, to the hil...

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Serving for Justice: The Story of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion (2020)

Amidst the horrors and indignities of Jim Crow America, one million African Americans served their country to protect democracy abroad and expand it at home during World War II. The new documentary tells a unit strugglin...

Wake Island (1942) 6.8

Wake Island (1942)

In November 1941, Major Caton takes command of the small Marine garrison on Wake Island. His tendency toward spit and polish upsets the men's tropical lassitude, but Pearl Harbor changes everything. Soon the island is at...

Nazi Agent (1942) 6.8

Nazi Agent (1942)

A story of German-born identical twins (both played by Veidt), one a loyal American and the other, a Nazi official....

The Ascent (1977) 8.3

The Ascent (1977)

In a freezing cold World War II winter, two pro-Soviet partisans - Sotnikov and Rybak - head off to find food for themselves and their compatriots. They find a sheep at the home of a German Headman but their return to ca...

Scars of Nanking (2017) (TV) 6.3

Scars of Nanking (2017) (TV)

During the brutal invasion of China in 1937 by Imperial Japanese forces, tens of thousands of civilians and prisoners of war are murdered and women raped in what is known simply as "The Rape of Nanking." This docudrama i...

The House on Telegraph Hill (1951) 7

The House on Telegraph Hill (1951)

Victoria has survived Nazi concentration by assuming the identity of one who died there. She arrives in San Francisco to see her "son" just as the boy's great-aunt dies leaving a lot of money to be inherited. Victoria fa...

Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story (2013) 6.7

Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story (2013)

As a young man, Keisuke Kinoshita (Ryo Kase) carried his mother on a handcart across a mountain. He grew up as a hotblooded young man and was monitored by the military. He then joined Shochiku movie company, to eventuall...