World War II Movies Part 5

The World at War 5
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1.
Black Rain (1989)
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The story of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, based on Masuji Ibuse's novel. (123 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
2.
The Eve of St. Mark (1944)
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Hometown boy Quizz West (William Eythe) is one of fewer than 19,000 draftees in 1940. After being familiarized with his fiancée Janet and him... (96 mins.)
Director: John M. Stahl
 
3.
American Guerrilla in the Philippines (1950)
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American soldiers stranded in the Philippines after the Japanese invasion form guerrilla bands to fight back. (105 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
4.
The Wooden Horse (1950)
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True story of three British POWs and their attempt to escape from Nazi Germany. (101 mins.)
Director: Jack Lee
 
5.
The Hasty Heart (1983 TV Movie)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Martin M. Speer
 
6.
Attention! Bandits! (1951)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Carlo Lizzani
 
7.
Target Unknown (1951)
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In 1944, an American bomber squadron is tense and discontented from too many missions over France. Luck runs out for Capt... (90 mins.)
Director: George Sherman
 
8.
Children of Hiroshima (1952)
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Post war Hiroshima: It's been four years since the last time she visited her hometown. Takako faces the after effects of the A-bomb when she travels around the city to call on old friends. (97 mins.)
Director: Kaneto Shindô
 
9.
Hiroshima (1995 TV Movie)
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The grisly events leading to the first attack with a nuclear weapon. (190 mins.)
 
10.
Hiroshima Maiden (1988 TV Movie)
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(53 mins.)
Director: Joan Darling
 
11.
The Wild Blue Yonder (1951)
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Training Boeing B-29 Superfortress Crew. (98 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
 
12.
Nagasaki (1995 Documentary)
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Director: Serge Viallet
 
13.
White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007 Documentary)
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Using extensive interviews with survivors and archival footage, an examination reveals the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. (86 mins.)
Director: Steven Okazaki
 
14.
Children of Nagasaki (1983)
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In Nagasaki, Japan, on 09 August 1945, at 11:02 AM, 80.000 dead and thousand of persons wounded or contaminated... (128 mins.)
 
15.
Hiroshima Nagasaki August, 1945 (1970 Documentary)
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Aftermath of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings. (16 mins.)
Director: Erik Barnouw
 
16.
Three Russian Girls (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The Soviet Union, just after the Nazi invasion in 1941. Natasha is a Red Cross volunteer who is dispatched... (81 mins.)
 
17.
Break to Freedom (1953)
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In 1944, at a POW camp in Germany the Allied prisoners use a dummy prop named Albert to fool the German guards and escape. (88 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
 
18.
China Venture (1953)
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An American patrol was sent during World War II to the south of China which was occupied by Japanese... (83 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
19.
El Alaméin (1953)
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(66 mins.)
Director: Fred F. Sears
 
20.
El Alamein (1958)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Guido Malatesta
 
21.
Paratrooper (1953)
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In 1940, an American claiming to be Canadian volunteers for the British Army's paratroop school. (88 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
 
22.
Deadly Decision (1954)
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Brief biopic of Wilhelm Canaris, army intelligence (Abwehr) chief of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1944. (92 mins.)
 
23.
The Camp on Blood Island (1958)
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Deep in Malaya, as World War II is rapidly coming to an end, men, women and children, trapped by the Japanese invasion... (81 mins.)
Director: Val Guest
 
24.
The Steel Bayonet (1957)
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A small band of British soldiers is sent on a mission to hold up a German advance. (85 mins.)
 
25.
In Love and War (1958)
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In 1944, the family lives of three San Francisco Marines are affected by their personal experiences on the front lines in the Pacific and vice-versa. (111 mins.)
Director: Philip Dunne
 
26.
5 Fingers (1952)
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During WWII the valet to the British Ambassador to Ankara sells British secrets to the Germans while trying to romance a refugee Polish countess. (108 mins.)
 
27.
A Man Escaped (1956)
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A captured French Resistance fighter during WWII engineers a daunting escape from prison. (101 mins.)
Director: Robert Bresson
 
28.
Went the Day Well? (1942)
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An English village is occupied by disguised German paratroopers as an advance post for a planned invasion. (92 mins.)
Director: Cavalcanti
 
29.
Islands in the Stream (1977)
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An isolated sculptor is visited by his three sons just before the start of WWII. (104 mins.)
 
30.
Fires on the Plain (1959)
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In the closing days of WWII remnants of the Japanese army in Leyte are abandoned by their command and face certain starvation. (108 mins.)
Director: Kon Ichikawa
 
31.
The Wings of Eagles (1957)
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A biography of Navy flier-turned-screenwriter Frank W. "Spig" Read. (110 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
32.
Imitation General (1958)
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Sergeant Murphy Savage impersonates a dead general in order to inspire the demoralized troops in fighting their way out of Nazi encirclement. (88 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
33.
Eroica (1958)
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Two sketches covering episodes from the World War II. In the first novel, "Scherzo alla polacca", a shrewd son... (87 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Munk
 
34.
Bad Luck (1960)
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The story is an odyssey of a little man through Poland of 1930 to 1950. It shows his attempts to cope... (92 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Munk
 
35.
And the Violins Stopped Playing (1988)
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This is the true story about a group of Romani's (gypsy) in occupied Poland during World War II as they confront the atrocities and tragedies of a forgotten holocaust. (116 mins.)
 
36.
For Those I Loved (1983)
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The true story of Martin Gray, a Polish survivor of the Holocaust, from how he survived the German invasion... (145 mins.)
Director: Robert Enrico
 
37.
Silent Night (2002 TV Movie)
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Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front... (100 mins.)
Director: Rodney Gibbons
 
38.
I'll Remember April (2000)
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Four young boys find a shipwrecked Japanese sailor during World War II and struggle with the decision to save him. (90 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
 
39.
Captive Hearts (1987)
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December 1944. As their bomber is shot down during a mission over Japan, Sergeant McManus and Robert... (97 mins.)
Director: Paul Almond
 
40.
Suicide Battalion (1958)
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Second World War drama, set in the Philippines about a group of men recruited for the dangerous mission... (79 mins.)
Director: Edward L. Cahn
 
41.
Breakout (1959)
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In 1943, an Italian-administered POW camp for captured Allies goes through a series of failed escapes only to culminate in a daring plan for a literally-dramatic mass escape. (101 mins.)
Director: Don Chaffey
 
42.
Ski Troop Attack (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
An American patrol has to cross behind enemy lines by skis in order to blow up an important railroad bridge... (63 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
43.
De overval (1962)
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1944. Resistance-fighter Bakker gets send to a prison in Leeuwarden by the Gestapo. There he and other resistance-fighters are about to be rescued in a giant prison escape by their companions. (98 mins.)
Director: Paul Rotha
 
44.
Ana-ta-han (1953)
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Josef von Sternberg directed, photographed, provides the voice-over narration and wrote the screenplay... (92 mins.)
 
45.
Cry of Battle (1963)
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During World War II, the spoiled son of a wealthy businessman finds himself involved in the guerrilla movement fighting against the Japanese, and finds romance and adventure. (99 mins.)
Director: Irving Lerner
 
46.
Citizen Soldiers (????)
The Ardennes Forest, Luxembourg, December 1944. Young UPI correspondent, Mike McGreevy is assigned to cover the veteran 28th Infantry Division on the eve of the Battle of the Bulge.
Director: Dale Dye
 
47.
Grace and Danger (????)
Allied soldiers rescue a young woman from a French village massacre during World War II and promise to escort her to safety. (110 mins.)
Director: Rhys Hayward
 
48.
Yellow Earth (????)
The untold WWII story of 1100 captured Japanese soldiers who made a daring escape from a prisoner of war camp in Cowra, Australia in 1944.
Director: Max Mannix
 
49.
The Battle of Britain (????)
A story set during the famous WWII air battle between the British Royal Air Force and the German Luftwaffe.
 
50.
Brothers in Arms (????)
An African-American military unit in World War II overcomes prejudice and proves themselves in the Battle of the Bulge.
 
51.
The Last Drop (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Different factions in WWII-era Holland race to find a stash of Nazi gold. (103 mins.)
Director: Colin Teague
 
52.
Only the Brave (2006)
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A searing portrait of war and prejudice, 'Only the Brave' takes you on a haunting journey into the hearts and minds of the forgotten heroes of WWII... (99 mins.)
Director: Lane Nishikawa
 
53.
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose. (120 mins.)
Director: Marc Rothemund
 
54.
Rosenstrasse (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After the death of her father, Hannah becomes concerned with the strange behavior of her mother. As her mother's troubled childhood is revealed, Hannah realizes how little she ever knew. (136 mins.)
 
55.
A Woman in Berlin (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A woman tries to survive the invasion of Berlin by the Soviet troops during the last days of World War II. (131 mins.)
 
56.
The Last Days (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The year is 1945 and the Germans have just surrendered. An airborne unit is ordered to a nearby way-station to help process German surrenders...
Director: Eric Bryan
 
57.
War Stories with Oliver North (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
The 60th anniversary of VE Day is honored with a look back at the end of the European portion of World War II... (60 mins.)
 
58.
Die Rosenheim-Cops (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Die letzten Tage (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
A team of inspectors investigate murders in and around the small Upper Bavarian town of Rosenheim. There is plenty of time to see idyllic landscapes and luxurious pre-alpine villas, as well as to enjoy sumptuous Bavarian fare with beer. (50 mins.)
 
60.
Winter in Wartime (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands, a teenage boy gets involved in the Dutch Resistance after coming to the aid of a wounded RAF pilot. (103 mins.)
 
61.
Black Book (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance. (145 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
63.
December (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Set in a New England prep school on the day after Pearl Harbor, five close friends must choose whether to stay in school or go to war. Their decisions shock themselves and each other as they must grow up faster than they ever imagined. (93 mins.)
Director: Gabe Torres
 
65.
Monte Cassino (????)
Director: John Irvin
 
66.
Monte Cassino (1946)
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(93 mins.)
Director: Arturo Gemmiti
 
67.
The Dove Must Not Fly (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
An undercover Nazi in Libya aims to steal fuel and deliver it to a specific location in the desert where an Italian bomber would refuel on its way to Allied target. (90 mins.)
Director: Sergio Garrone
 
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69.
The Thousand Plane Raid (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A U.S. Air Force colonel convinces the Allies during World War II that a daylight bombing raid of Germany will bring a quick end to the war. (93 mins.)
Director: Boris Sagal
 
70.
Third Reich: The Rise & Fall (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
THIRD REICH: THE RISE & FALL tells the story of Hitler's Germany through rarely seen films of the people who were there... (180 mins.)
 
71.
The Death Match (????)
Kiev. The Nazi Occupation. A chance for defiance.
 
72.
Prince Paul Royal Exile (????)
The true story of the private conversation between H.R.H Prince Paul of Yugoslavia and Hitler to negotiate a none aggression treaty to save Yugoslavia from certain annihilation.
 
73.
The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Anthology film about three owners of a yellow Rolls-Royce. A British diplomat buys the car for his French wife. A mobster's girlfriend has an affair in Italy. A US woman drives a Yugoslav partisan to Ljubljana on the eve of Nazi invasion. (122 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
 
74.
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel. (158 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
75.
Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
During World War II, several oddly assorted military experts are teamed in a mission to raid and destroy a bridge vital to enemy strategy. (118 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
 
76.
My Prisoner (????)
Set during WWII, where an unlikely family bond is formed between a single mother, her young son and a German soldier who is imprisoned in a POW camp in the United States.
 
77.
The Rat Patrol (1966 TV Series)
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The World War II North African missions of an Allied commando patrol squad of the Long Range Desert Group. (30 mins.)
 
78.
Black Sheep Squadron (1976 TV Series)
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The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron. (60 mins.)
 
79.
Once an Eagle (1976 Mini-Series)
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The story of two Army officers, one a ruthless, career-obsessed schemer, the other his exact opposite, and their personal and professional lives from the end of World War I to the beginning of Vietnam. (540 mins.)
 
80.
Wish Me Luck (1987 TV Series)
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The second world war experiences of brave women recruited as undercover agents behind enemy lines. (60 mins.)
 
81.
The Sullivans (1976 TV Series)
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Follows the Sullivan family during the Second World War. (30 mins.)
 
82.
After the War (1989 Mini-Series)
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Two boys Michael and Joe become friends when Joe arrives at St. George's school in England as a refugee student... (60 mins.)
 
83.
Uprising (2001 TV Movie)
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Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943. (177 mins.)
Director: Jon Avnet
 
84.
Combat! (1962 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Combat!, a one-hour WWII drama series on television, followed a frontline American infantry squad as they battled their way across Europe... (60 mins.)
 
85.
King Rat (1965)
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A fast-taking wheeler-dealer corporal in a Malaysian POW camp during WWII uses bribery and larceny to take de facto control of the camp from his senior officers. (134 mins.)
Director: Bryan Forbes
 
86.
Changi (2001 Mini-Series)
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Changi follows the story of six young Australian mates who go to war. They land in Singapore in 1942...
 
87.
From Here to Eternity (1953)
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In Hawaii in 1941, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second-in-command are falling in love. (118 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
 
88.
From Here to Eternity (1979 Mini-Series)
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Soapy look at events of Pearl Harbor just previous to the Japanese attack. (360 mins.)
Director: Buzz Kulik
 
89.
From Here to Eternity (1980 TV Series)
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Soapy antics of the servicemen and women of Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese bombing. (60 mins.)
 
90.
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.)
 
91.
Hitler: A Profile (1995 Mini-Series)
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(50 mins.)
 
92.
Mein Kampf (2009)
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The young, despotic and untalented artist Adolf Hitler comes to Vienna to study art. He befriends the... (110 mins.)
Director: Urs Odermatt
 
93.
Apocalypse: The Rise of Hitler (2011 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Chronicles Hitler's life as a failed painter and far-right activist up to his election as Chancellor of Germany, leading to his relentless rise to power, culminating in the beginning of World War II. (108 mins.)
 
94.
The Secret Life of Adolf Hitler (1958 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
1950's television documentary special that includes interviews with Hitler's sister Paula Wolf and a fellow prisoner who was incarcerated with Hitler, actual footage shot by the Nazi's and Eva Braun's rare home movies. (53 mins.)
 
95.
Black Fox: The True Story of Adolf Hitler (1962 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The rise and fall of Nazi Germany in part through the use of classical allegory. (89 mins.)
 
96.
A Family at War (1970 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
How the events of WW 2 affected various members of a lower middle class family in Liverpool, the emphasis being on life on the home front. (60 mins.)
 
97.
Fortunes of War (1987 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Guy Pringle and his new wife, Harriet, are members of the English community in Bucharest, Rumania on the eve of World War II... (407 mins.)
 
98.
The Blockhouse (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
During D-day several people become trapped while hiding in a bunker, when heavy shelling collapses it. They have plenty of food and water so they decide to wait for rescuers. And so they wait year, after year, after year. (93 mins.)
Director: Clive Rees
 
99.
Stalingrad (1993)
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The story follows a group of German soldiers, from their Italian R&R in the summer of 1942 to the frozen steppes of Soviet Russia and ending with the battle for Stalingrad. (134 mins.)
 
100.
Stalingrad (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The World War 2 Battle of Stalingrad from the initial attack to the repatriation of the survivors after the war. (165 mins.)
 
101.
Stalingrad (2013)
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A band of Russian soldiers fight to hold a strategic building in their devastated city against a ruthless German army, and in the process become deeply connected to two Russian women who have been living there. (131 mins.)
 
102.
Leningrad (2009)
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When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them... (110 mins.)