Description:In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.
, Eli Roth
, Mélanie Laurent
, Christoph Waltz
, Eli Roth
Tags:Alternate HistoryViolenceFemale ProtagonistWorld War TwoEscape From PrisonInvestigationNonlinear TimelineDetectiveRacismMultiple PerspectivesHolocaustRevengeBetrayalGood Versus EvilVoice Over Narration
Description:As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
, Tom Sizemore
, Edward Burns
, Barry Pepper
Tags:War CrimeViolenceWorld War TwoDark HumorBased On True StoryNonlinear TimelineU.S. MilitaryPrisoner Of WarU.S. ArmyRescue MissionFriendshipBlockbuster
Description:Told from the perspective of businessman Oskar Schindler who saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory. Schindler’s List is based on a true story, illustrated in black and white and controversially filmed in many original locations.
, Ben Kingsley
, Ralph Fiennes
, Caroline Goodall
Tags:Concentration CampBased On BookFriendship Between MenViolenceWorld War TwoBased On True StoryRacismHolocaustGood Versus EvilFriendshipCompassionBlockbuster
Description:The Pianist is a film adapted from the biography of Wladyslaw Szpilman. A Jewish-Polish pianist who during the second world war lived and hid miraculously in Warsaw after having gone through a terrible tragedy. A film from Roman Polanski.
, Emilia Fox
, Michal Zebrowski
, Ed Stoppard
Tags:War CrimeSurvivalViolenceNazi OccupationWorld War TwoBased On True StoryPolice BrutalityPrisoner Of WarMotivationalHolocaust
Description:Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
Description:The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Description:1945, in the World War II Germany, the tough Sergeant Don 'Wardaddy' Collier commands a tank and survives a German attack with his veteran crew composed of Boyd 'Bible' Swan, Trini 'Gordo' ...
Description:WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to win the Congressional Medal of Honor.
, Richard Pyros
, Jacob Warner
, Milo Gibson
Tags:ViolenceWorld War TwoBased On True StoryPrisoner Of WarCourt MartialJapanese Military
Description:A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War. Soon it becomes hunted itself. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits...
, Herbert Grönemeyer
, Klaus Wennemann
, Hubertus Bengsch
Tags:World War TwoCult FilmBased On True StoryBased On NovelSubmarineFriendshipBlockbuster
Description: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.
Description:Set during World War II, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.
Description:While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Description:The story of young English boy who lives with his parents in Shanghai during World War II. After the Pearl Harbor attack, the Japanese occupy the Shanghai International Settlement, and in the following chaos Jim becomes separated from his parents.
, John Malkovich
, Miranda Richardson
, Nigel Havers
Tags:Coming Of AgeWorld War TwoPrisoner Of WarU.S. ArmyBetrayalFriendship
Countries:Federal Republic of Yugoslavia| France| Germany| Bulgaria| Czech Republic| Hungary
Languages:Serbian | German | French | English | Russian
Description:The story follows an underground weapons manufacturer in Belgrade during WWII and evolves into fairly surreal situations. A black marketeer who smuggles the weapons to partisans doesn't ...
Description:World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up to a group of skilled Allied soldiers to liberate the general before it's too late.
Director:Brian G. Hutton
, Clint Eastwood
, Mary Ure
, Patrick Wymark
Tags:ViolenceSurprise EndingTough GuyWorld War TwoBased On NovelPrisoner Of WarRescue MissionMartial Arts
Languages:English | German | Dutch | Polish | Latin
Description:Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.
, Marlies van Alcmaer
, Erik van 't Wout
, Wolfgang Preiss
Tags:War CrimeViolenceTough GuyWorld War TwoCult FilmBased On NovelBritish MilitaryU.S. ArmyMartial ArtsMixed Martial Arts
Description:A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.
Director:J. Lee Thompson
, David Niven
, Anthony Quinn
, Stanley Baker
Description:The film centers on a Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, who is coerced into assisting the Nazi operation at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. The film won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar at the 80th Academy Awards in 2008.
, August Diehl
, Devid Striesow
, Martin Brambach
Tags:Concentration CampWar CrimeSurvivalViolenceWorld War TwoBased On True StoryNonlinear TimelineFamily RelationshipsHolocaustBetrayalPolitics
Description:Kelly's Heroes is an offbeat 1970 war film about a group of World War II soldiers who go AWOL to rob a bank behind enemy lines. Directed by Brian G. Hutton, who also directed the 1968 World War II drama Where Eagles Dare.
Languages:French | German | English | Greek | Latin
Description:A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
Description:Several civilians are stranded in a lifeboat together after their ship is destroyed in combat. The survivors begin to clash when they pull a man out of the water who turns out to be a German from the U-boat who sunk them, and have to come to an agreement on what to do with him.
, William Bendix
, Walter Slezak
, Mary Anderson
Description:In 1943, in the Russian front, the decorated leader Rolf Steiner is promoted to Sergeant after another successful mission. Meanwhile the upper-class and arrogant Prussian Captain Hauptmann ...
, Maximilian Schell
, James Mason
, David Warner
Tags:ViolenceWorld War TwoCult FilmInvestigationBased On Novel
Description:French Resistance activist Andre Devigny is imprisoned by the Nazis, and devotes his waking hours to planning an elaborate escape. Then, on the same day, he is condemned to death, and given a new cellmate. Should he kill him, or risk revealing his plans to someone who may be a Gestapo informer?
, Charles Le Clainche
, Maurice Beerblock
, Roland Monod