War

Hornblower: Mutiny

IMDb: 8.2
2001
98 min

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester’s classic maritime adventures – the story of one young man’s struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Hornblower and his comrades come under the command of a revered but obviously mentally unstable captain and eventually must mutiny.


Country: UK
Genre: , ,

Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil

IMDb: 8.0
1999
93 min

Horatio Homblower, now promoted to Acting Lieutenant, captures the French ship Le Reve off the Spanish coast. The Captain of the French ship is furious that such a youngster has pulled off such a coup. But far more daunting is Hornblower’s first taste of the high life, when he is invited to dine with the Governor of Gibraltar and his wife. The prospect of this is frightening enough, but an unexpected guest, the glamorous Duchess of Wharfedale, adds another spin to his evening.


Country: UK
Genre: , ,

Hornblower: The Even Chance

IMDb: 8.2
1998
100 min

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester’s classic maritime adventures – the story of one young man’s struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Spithead, Portsmouth, 1794. Under thundery skies and in lashing rain, a 17 year old midshipman takes the first tentative steps of his naval career, but a deadly feud with a despicable mate is causing complications.


Country: UK
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Hornblower: Duty

IMDb: 8.1
2003
96 min

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester’s classic maritime adventures – the story of one young man’s struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Admiral Pellew interrupts Hornblower’s wedding reception and tasks him to locate a British ship which has disappeared off the French coast, where Napoleon’s troops are engaged in covert activities.


Country: UK
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Hornblower: Loyalty

IMDb: 8.2
2003
125 min

Hornblower is given a dangerous mission to deliver an emigre French nobleman to a secret rendezvous near Brest while coping with enemy agents in his own ranks.


Country: UK
Genre: , ,

Hornblower: Retribution

IMDb: 8.4
2001
98 min

Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain.


Country: UK
Genre: , ,

Sand Castle

IMDb: 6.7
2017
0 min

Set during the occupation of Iraq, a squad of U.S. soldiers try to protect a small village.


Country: UK
Genre: ,

The Color of Fire

IMDb: 6.4
2015
70 min

First hand witness to the infamous World War II fire bombing and destruction of his hometown, Dresden, Germany, 15-year-old Diether Warneck lost his girlfriend and bicycled to the front-lines of the war, enlisting in the German army under Hitler’s rule. This single decision would haunt him for the rest of his life. Recalling the series of events that lead to his survival, Diether shares the extreme guilt he hid for seventy years while experiencing a life filled with love, family, intrigue, art and personal accomplishment.


Country: USA|Germany

Attila

IMDb: 6.7
177 min

A romanced story of Attila the Hun, since his childhood, when he lost his parents until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect to the great Roman strategist Flavius Aetius, his loves and passions, the gossips, intrigues and betrayals in Rome, all of these feelings evolved by magic and mysticism.


Country: USA|Lithuania

Mine

IMDb: 6.5
2016
106 min

A soldier becomes stranded alone in the desert after a mission goes awry.


Country: USA|Spain|Italy
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Wołyń

IMDb: 8.0
2016
150 min

Summer of 1939. Zosia (Michalina Łabacz) is a young polish girl who is deeply in love with Ukrainian Petro (Wasyl Wasylik). They great love will be put to the test, when her father decided to marry her to wealthy widower Skiba (Arkadiusz Jakubik). Right after wedding she is left alone because her husband is drafted to polish army for the war with Germans. Meanwhile tensions between living side by side Jews, Poles and Ukrainians grows. The girl is a witness to an increasing number of acts of violence. Culmination of this tentions will be a slaughter of polish people by ruthless bandits of UPA and polish actions of self-defence.


Country: Poland
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The Pacific

IMDb: 7.6
2010
min

The series is a companion piece to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers and focuses on the United States Marine Corps’ actions in the Pacific Theater of Operations within the wider Pacific War. Whereas Band of Brothers followed one company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment through the European Theater, The Pacific centers on the experiences of three Marines who were all in different regiments of the 1st Marine Division.


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Hell and Back Again

IMDb: 6.5
2011
88 min

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and intimacy no previous film about the conflict in Afghanistan has been able to achieve. It is a masterpiece in the cinema of war.


Country: USA|UK|Afghanistan

Commandos Strike at Dawn

IMDb: 6.8
1942
98 min

A gentle widower, enraged at Nazi atrocities against his peaceful Norwegian fishing village, escapes to Britain and returns leading a commando force against the oppressors.


Country: USA
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The Tillman Story

IMDb: 7.8
2010
94 min

Pat Tillman never thought of himself as a hero. His choice to leave a multimillion-dollar football contract and join the military wasn’t done for any reason other than he felt it was the right thing to do. The fact that the military manipulated his tragic death in the line of duty into a propaganda tool is unfathomable and thoroughly explored in Amir Bar-Lev’s riveting and enraging documentary.


Country: USA

A Town Like Alice

IMDb: 7.2
1956
117 min

In 1941, The advancing Japanese army captures a lot of British territory very quickly. The men are sent off to labor camps, but they have no plan on what to do with the women and children of the British.


Country: UK
Genre: , ,

Cromwell

IMDb: 6.9
1970
139 min

Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.


Country: UK|USA

Torpedo Run

IMDb: 6.4
1958
98 min

A submarine commander is on a relentless pursuit of a Japanese aircraft carrier in the South Seas during World War II.


Country: USA
Genre: ,

Bless Me, Ultima

IMDb: 6.5
2013
106 min

In a village in New Mexico, the life of young farm boy Antonio is dramatically changed when an old medicine woman joins his household. This affecting coming-of-age tale recounts Antonio’s experiences to reveal the spiritual conflict in his community.


Country: USA
Genre: ,

Last Days in Vietnam

IMDb: 7.6
2014
98 min

During the chaotic final weeks of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempt to escape. On the ground, American soldiers and diplomats confront a moral quandary: whether to obey White House orders to evacuate only U.S. citizens.


Country: USA

Ice Cold in Alex

IMDb: 7.9
1958
124 min

A group of army personnel and nurses attempt a dangerous and arduous trek across the deserts of North Africa during the second world war. The leader of the team dreams of his ice cold beer when he reaches Alexandria


Country: UK
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En mai, fais ce qu’il te plaît

IMDb: 6.6
2015
0 min

In may 1940, the German troops enter France. Frightened by the progress of the enemy, the people of a small village of Pas-de-Calais decide on the recommendations of the prefecture, to give up everything to go on the road, fleeing to the coast.


Country: France|Belgium
Genre: ,

Waterloo

IMDb: 7.3
1970
128 min

After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from the King back to him. The best of the British generals, the Duke of Wellington, beat Napolean’s best generals in Spain and Portugal, but now must beat Napoleon himself with an Anglo Allied army.


Country: Italy|SovietUnion|USA

Into the Storm

IMDb: 7.1
2009
100 min

Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm, Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister’s life and career at the end of WWII.


Country: UK|USA

Revolution

IMDb: 5.2
1985
126 min

New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take a stand and fight for the freedom of the Colonies, alongside the aristocratic rebel Daisy McConnahay. As Tom undergoes his change of heart, the events of the war unfold in large-scale grandeur.


Country: UK|Norway

Spies of Warsaw

IMDb: 6.8
180 min

A military attaché at the French embassy is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of Warsaw.


Country: UK|France|Poland|USA

Sniper

IMDb: 6.1
1993
98 min

Tough guy Thomas Beckett is an US soldier working in the Panamanian jungle. His job is to seek out rebels and remove them using his sniper skills. Beckett is notorious for losing his partners on such missions. This time he’s accompanied by crack marksman Richard Miller.


Country: USA|Peru

Between Heaven and Hell

IMDb: 6.6
1956
94 min

Sam Gifford remembers : In prewar years he was an arrogant southern cotton plantation owner, married to the daughter of a colonel. At the beginning of the war he was mobilized with his National Guard unit as a sergeant. Came the day when, revolted by the cowardice of his lieutenant, who had fired at his own men, he hit him. Downgraded, he was sent to a disciplinary battalion. Sam now discovers his new detachment, his new commanding officer, just another cowardly brute, Captain Waco Grimes. While in combat, Sam will gradually become closer to the privates, working-class people he used to despise. He will become another man, a better man.


Country: USA
Genre: ,

Operation Dumbo Drop

IMDb: 4.9
1995
107 min

Five Green Berets stationed in Vietnam in 1968 grudgingly undertake the mission of a lifetime — to secretly transport an 8,000-pound elephant through 200 miles of rough jungle terrain. High jinks prevail when Capt. Sam Cahill promises the Montagnard villagers of Dak Nhe that he’ll replace their prized elephant in time for an important ritual. But for Capt. T.C. Doyle, the mission becomes a jumbo-sized headache!


Country: USA

Von Ryan’s Express

IMDb: 7.1
1965
117 min

Von Ryan’s Express stars Frank Sinatra as a POW colonel who leads a daring escape from Nazi Germany by taking over a freight train, but he has to win over the British soldiers he finds himself commanding.


Country: USA
Genre: , ,

Death In Love

IMDb: 5.0
2008
97 min

Death in Love is a psychosexual-thriller about a love affair between a Jewish woman and a doctor overseeing human experimentation at a Nazi German concentration camp, and the impact this has on her sons’ lives in the 1990s.


Country: USA
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The Charge of the Light Brigade

IMDb: 6.7
1968
139 min

A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary charge made by the British Light Brigade against a Russian artillery battery in a small valley which resulted in the near-destruction of the brigade due to error of judgement and rash planning on part by the inept British commanders.


Country: UK
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The Buccaneer

IMDb: 6.5
1958
119 min

During the War of 1812 against Britain: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet will arrive with 60 ships and 16,000 men to take the city. In this situation an island near the city becomes strategically important to both parties, but it’s inhabited by the last big buccaneer: Jean Lafitte. Although Lafitte never attacks American ships, the governor hates him for selling merchandise without taxes – and is loved by the citizens for the same reason. When the big fight gets nearer, Lafitte is drawn between the fronts. His heart belongs to America, but his people urge him to join the party that’s more likely to win.


Country: USA

Buck Privates

IMDb: 7.3
1941
84 min

Petty con artists, Bud & Lou mistakenly join the Army evading the cops. The cop chasing them winds up as their drill instructor. A rich young man and his former working class chauffeur are not only in the same unit, they’re vying for a pretty girl who seems attracted to both.


Country: USA
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