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1.
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. (136 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
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A Very Long Engagement (2004)
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Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One. (133 mins.)
 
3.
Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
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A World War I soldier, rendered blind, deaf, limbless, and mute by a horrific artillery shell attack, finds a unique way of communicating with his doctors. (111 mins.)
Director: Dalton Trumbo
 
4.
Dobrý voják Svejk (1957)
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Mrs Müllerova (E. Svobodova) informs her tenant Svejk (R. Hrusinsky) about the recent assassination of Archduke Ferdinand... (108 mins.)
Director: Karel Steklý
 
5.
The Good Soldier Schweik (1960)
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During World War I, Schweik (played by Heinz Rühmann) is drafted into the Austro-Hungarian Army as soldier, where he is assigned to be an assistent to Lt. Lukas. (98 mins.)
 
6.
The Red Baron (2008)
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German biopic loosely based on the World War I fighter ace Manfred Von Richthofen, nicknamed the Red Baron by friend and foe alike. (106 mins.)
 
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The Blue Max (1966)
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A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills. (156 mins.)
Director: John Guillermin
 
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Ein Mann will nach oben (1978 TV Series)
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After the death of his father young Karl Siebrecht goes to Berlin to make a fortune. (60 mins.)
 
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The Great Dictator (1940)
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Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime. (125 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
10.
All Quiet on the Western Front (1979 TV Movie)
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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. (150 mins.)
Director: Delbert Mann
 
11.
The Great War (1959)
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The Italian Army fought against the Austrians during World War I. (137 mins.)
Director: Mario Monicelli
 
12.
The Great War (2007 TV Movie)
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A historical recreation of Canada's role in World War I, cast by descendants of the people who participated in it. (240 mins.)
Director: Brian McKenna
 
13.
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Attack of the Hawkmen (1995 TV Movie)
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Young Indiana Jones takes to the skies in the new French air force, and parachutes into Germany to convince Anthony Fokker to defect. (96 mins.)
Director: Ben Burtt
 
14.
Joyeux Noel (2005)
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In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life. (116 mins.)
 
15.
Gallipoli (1981)
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Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I. (110 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
16.
The White Ribbon (2009)
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Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. Who is responsible? (144 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
17.
Die Überführung (1979 TV Movie)
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(115 mins.)
Director: Kurt Wilhelm
 
18.
Passchendaele (2008)
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The lives of a troubled veteran, his nurse girlfriend and a naive boy intersect first in Alberta and then in Belgium during the bloody World War I battle of Passchendaele. (114 mins.)
Director: Paul Gross
 
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War Horse (2011)
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Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on. (146 mins.)
 
21.
Löwengrube (1989 TV Series)
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Drama series focusing on the Bavarian Grandauer family and the historic events between 1897 and 1954... (45 mins.)
 
22.
Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003 Mini-Series)
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A unique slant, profiling the life of Adolf Hitler as a child and his rise through the ranks of the National German Workers' Party prior to World War II. (130 mins.)
 
23.
The Land That Time Forgot (1974)
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During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn... (90 mins.)
Director: Kevin Connor
 
24.
Wir Wunderkinder (1958)
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The movie explains Germany from 1913 until 1955 by example of two contrary characters: The idealistic journalist Hans (H.-J... (108 mins.)
Director: Kurt Hoffmann
 
25.
Flyboys (2006)
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The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots. (140 mins.)
Director: Tony Bill
 
26.
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971 TV Series)
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The trials of the British aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff. (60 mins.)
 
27.
Mountains on Fire (1931)
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(109 mins.)
 
28.
The Lost Battalion (2001 TV Movie)
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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 World War I. (92 mins.)
Director: Russell Mulcahy
 
29.
Deathwatch (2002)
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In the middle of World War I, nine British soldiers caught behind enemy lines seek refuge in a complex network of German trenches. What they soon discover is that they aren't alone - and it isn't a German soldier that's hunting them down. (94 mins.)
 
30.
King Solomon's Mines (1985)
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Fortune hunter Allan Quatermain teams up with a resourceful woman to help her find her missing father lost in the wilds of 1900s Africa while being pursued by hostile tribes and a rival German explorer. (100 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
31.
Finding Rin Tin Tin (2007)
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The true story of the legendary German Shepherd who was found by American pilot Lee Duncun in France during World War I... (90 mins.)
Director: Danny Lerner
 
32.
Paths of Glory (1957)
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After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them. (88 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
33.
The African Queen (1951)
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In Africa during WWI, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship. (105 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
34.
Die Männer der Emden (2012)
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When their ship is sunk in the first world war, in the Indian ocean, 50 men have to cross infinite stretches of sea and desert, avoid enemies, find allies and finally make it home to Germany. A breathtaking real-live odyssey. (180 mins.)
Director: Berengar Pfahl
 
35.
Ace of Aces (1982)
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In 1936, a French boxer on his way to the Berlin Olympic Games befriends a local Jewish boy and decides to save him from the Nazis. (100 mins.)
Director: Gérard Oury
 
36.
Die Abenteuer des braven Soldaten Schwejk (1972 TV Series)
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Schwejk is a bumbling fool (he claims to have been discharged from the army on the grounds of being... (60 mins.)
 
37.
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
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The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution. (197 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
38.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
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The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
39.
Downton Abbey (2010 TV Series)
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A chronicle of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early 20th Century. (58 mins.)
 
40.
Britannic (2000 TV Movie)
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A fictional account of the sinking of the H.M.H.S. Britannic off the Greek island of Kea in November 1916. This explores the theory of a German agent sabotaging the liner, a hospital ship. (93 mins.)
 
41.
Shock Troop (1934)
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This powerful anti-war film statement focuses on the plight of a German unit in World War I that finds itself surrounded by British and French forces. (118 mins.)
 
42.
Westfront 1918 (1930)
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A group of German infantrymen of the First World War live out their lives in the trenches of France... (97 mins.)
Director: G.W. Pabst
 
43.
La Grande Illusion (1937)
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During the first World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from. (114 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
44.
Sergeant York (1941)
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A hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero. (134 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
45.
A Farewell to Arms (1932)
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An American ambulance driver and an English nurse fall in love in Italy during World War I. (80 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
46.
The Day That Shook the World (1975)
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Historical depiction of the events preceding the political murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, would-be emperor of the Austro-Hungarian throne... (119 mins.)
Director: Veljko Bulajic
 
47.
14 Tagebücher des Ersten Weltkriegs (2014 Mini-Series)
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(52 mins.)
 
48.
Fragments of Antonin (2006)
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A psychiatrist who probes the mind of traumatized soldiers attempts to unlock the secret that drove a gentle but deeply-disturbed World War I veteran to the edge of insanity. (90 mins.)
 
49.
The Water Diviner (2014)
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An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons. (111 mins.)
Director: Russell Crowe
 
50.
Birdsong (2012 Mini-Series)
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As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman. (165 mins.)
 
51.
Wings (1927)
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Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I. (144 mins.)
 
52.
Aces High (1976)
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In WW1 the high casualty rate among the rookie pilots of the Royal Flying Corps puts an enormous strain on the survivors. (114 mins.)
Director: Jack Gold