Drama, History, War Movies
Greyhound Attack (2019)

Greyhound Attack (2019)

Greyhound Attack (2019)
IMDb: 1.3
81 min

WWII drama from film-maker Christopher Forbes which follows American fighter pilots on a perilous mission into the skies of enemy territory.

The Keeper

The Keeper

The Keeper
IMDb: 7.2
119

The story of a man whose love for football, for England and for the love of his life, Margaret, saw him rise from Nazi ‘villain’ to British hero. Bert Trautmann,…

Der Hauptmann

Der Hauptmann

Der Hauptmann
IMDb: 7.4
118 min

Germany, 1945. Soldier Willi Herold, become a deserter of the German army, stumbles into a uniform of Nazi captain abandoned during the last and desperate weeks of the Third Reich….

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Ikitie

Ikitie

Ikitie
IMDb: 7.2
103 min

Based on true events an epic story of one man’s struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest….

First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers

First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers

First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
IMDb: 7.2
136 min

A 5-year-old girl embarks on a harrowing quest for survival amid the sudden rise and terrifying reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.

1898. Our Last Men in the Philippines

1898. Our Last Men in the Philippines

1898. Our Last Men in the Philippines
IMDb: 6.5
130 min

The Philippines, 1898. Fifty Spanish soldiers arrive in the small village of Baler to rebuild an outpost. Although the war against the Filipinos and their American allies is almost lost,…

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Nihon no ichiban nagai hi ketteiban

Nihon no ichiban nagai hi ketteiban

Nihon no ichiban nagai hi ketteiban
IMDb: 6.7
136 min

In July 1945, during the end of World War II, Japan is forced to accept the Potsdam Declaration. A cabinet meeting has continued through days and nights, but a decision…

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Shok

Shok

Shok
IMDb: 8.1
21 min

The friendship of two boys is tested to its limits as they battle for survival during the Kosovo war.

Naked Among Wolves

Naked Among Wolves

Naked Among Wolves
IMDb: 7.2
105 min

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Beatriz’s War

Beatriz’s War

Beatriz’s War
IMDb: 6.7
101 min

Beatriz’s young husband disappears during the brutal Kraras massacre by occupying Indonesian forces, sixteen years later she is troubled by his return; is this mysterious stranger her husband, an impostor,…

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In the Fog

In the Fog

In the Fog
IMDb: 6.8
130 min

Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces an impossible moral choice.

Linhas de Wellington

Linhas de Wellington

Linhas de Wellington
IMDb: 6.1
151 min

Passionate romance, brutal treachery, and selfless nobility are set against the background of Napoleon’s 1810 invasion of Portugal in Valeria Sarmiento’s intimate epic.

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Emperor

Emperor

Emperor
IMDb: 6.5
105 min

As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his…

21 Brothers

21 Brothers

21 Brothers
IMDb: 4.8
95 min

21 Brothers tells the story of the Canadian 21st Battalion as they prepare for the battle of Courcellette in WWI. Taking place in real time, the film follows Sgt. Reid…

Beneath Hill 60

Beneath Hill 60

Beneath Hill 60
IMDb: 7
122 min

The true story of Australia’s cat-and-mouse underground mine warfare – one of the most misunderstood, misrepresented and mystifying conflicts of WW I. It was a secret struggle BENEATH the Western…

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John Rabe

John Rabe

John Rabe
IMDb: 7.2
134 min

A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.

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Max Manus: Man of War

Max Manus: Man of War

Max Manus: Man of War
IMDb: 7.3
118 min

Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War…

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Oorlogswinter

Oorlogswinter

Oorlogswinter
IMDb: 7
103 min

During World War II in the freezing Netherlands winter of 1944/1945 the western Netherlands are in the grip of a famine. Many people move east to provide for their families….

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A Woman in Berlin

A Woman in Berlin

A Woman in Berlin
IMDb: 7.1
131 min

A nameless woman keeps a diary as the Russians invade Berlin in the spring of 1945. She is in her early 30s, a patriotic journalist with international credentials; her husband,…

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Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation

Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation

Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation
IMDb: 5.7
161 min

Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation is a 2007 epic film on the Namibian independence struggle against South African occupation as seen through the life of Sam Nujoma, the leader of…

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Days of Glory

Days of Glory

Days of Glory
IMDb: 7
128 min

During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.

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Gods and Generals

Gods and Generals

Gods and Generals
IMDb: 6.4
214 min

The film centers mostly around the personal and professional life of Thomas ”Stonewall” Jackson, a brilliant if eccentric Confederate general, from the outbreak of the American Civil War until its…

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar
IMDb: 6.7
240 min

Twenty year-old Julius Caesar flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome’s supreme dictator.

Safe Conduct

Safe Conduct

Safe Conduct
IMDb: 6.8
170 min

The film is about the French film industry from 1942 to 1944 during the Nazi occupation. The film focuses on assistant director and resistance fighter Jean Devaivre and screenwriter Jean…

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The Lost Battalion

The Lost Battalion

The Lost Battalion
IMDb: 7
92 min

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…

The Thin Red Line

The Thin Red Line

The Thin Red Line
IMDb: 7.6
170 min

Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and…

Jinnah

Jinnah

Jinnah
IMDb: 8
110 min

Biography of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of modern Pakistan is told through flashbacks as his soul tries to find eternal rest. The flashbacks start in 1947 as Jinnah pleads…

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Welcome to Sarajevo

Welcome to Sarajevo

Welcome to Sarajevo
IMDb: 6.8
103 min

Follow a group of international journalists into the heart of the once cosmopolitan city of Sarajevo—now a danger zone of sniper and mortar attacks where residents still live. While reporting…

The Truce

The Truce

The Truce
IMDb: 6.6
125 min

Although liberated from Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, Levi did not reach Turin until October 19 of that year. After spending some time in a Soviet camp for former concentration…

The Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen
IMDb: 7.1
106 min

During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the ”Tuskegee…

Schindlers List

Schindlers List

Schindlers List
IMDb: 8.9
195 min

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

A Midnight Clear

A Midnight Clear

A Midnight Clear
IMDb: 7.1
108 min

Set in 1944 France, an American Intelligence Squad locates a German Platoon wishing to surrender rather than die in Germany’s final war offensive. The two groups of men, isolated from…

Fat Man and Little Boy

Fat Man and Little Boy

Fat Man and Little Boy
IMDb: 6.5
127 min

This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.

Casualties of War

Casualties of War

Casualties of War
IMDb: 7.1
113 min

During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. Based on the actual events of an incident on…

Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun
IMDb: 7.8
153 min

Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie,…

Idi i smotri

Idi i smotri

Idi i smotri
IMDb: 8.3
142 min

The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family’s wishes. There he meets a…

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The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields
IMDb: 7.8
141 min

The Killing Fields tells the real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led…

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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence

Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence

Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
IMDb: 7.3
123 min

In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his…

Das Boot

Das Boot

Das Boot
IMDb: 8.3
150 min

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat…

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Breaker Morant

Breaker Morant

Breaker Morant
IMDb: 7.8
107 min

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who…