THE KOREAN WAR

Two Nations divided by ideologies (One a Communist Terrorist Rogue Failed State supported by China and the other a successful world leader Capitalist supported by the US) still at war with each other and eye to eye since 1950's.
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1.
Tank Battalion (1958)
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Four men in their tank, during the Korean War in 1951, find themselves behind enemy lines. (80 mins.)
Director: Sherman A. Rose
 
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Pork Chop Hill (1959)
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During the Korean War peace talks, U.S. troops fight to retake a hill from the Communist Chinese forces. (97 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
3.
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
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A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy. (126 mins.)
 
4.
The Rack (1956)
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A decorated Korean War hero inexplicably collaborates with the enemy while interred in a POW camp and is court-martialed. (100 mins.)
Director: Arnold Laven
 
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MASH (1970)
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The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and hijinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war. (116 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
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M*A*S*H (1972 TV Series)
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation. (25 mins.)
 
7.
Fixed Bayonets! (1951)
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The story of a platoon during the Korean War. One by one Corporal Denno's superiors are killed until it comes to the point where he must try to take command responsibility. (92 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
 
8.
Men in War (1957)
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During the Korean War, a battle-worn lieutenant and his platoon are behind enemy lines, and have orders to march to Hill 465 for possible relief. (102 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
9.
71: Into the Fire (2010)
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The story of student-soldiers trying to protect a middle school during the early days of the Korean War. (120 mins.)
Director: John H. Lee
 
10.
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)
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Set during the Korean War, a Navy fighter pilot must come to terms with with his own ambivalence towards the war and the fear of having to bomb a set of highly defended bridges. The ending of this grim war drama is all tension. (102 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
11.
Battle Hymn (1957)
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A remorseful bomber pilot-turned-minister rejoins for the Korean War. (108 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
 
12.
All the Young Men (1960)
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During the Korean War,a platoon leader dies leaving his inexperienced black sergeant in charge of his squad of belligerent and racist white men. (87 mins.)
Director: Hall Bartlett
 
13.
Battle Circus (1953)
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Set in Korea and made during the war, this is the love story of a hard-bitten Army surgeon, and a new nurse ready to save the world. (90 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
14.
Hell in Korea (1956)
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In 1951 during the Korean War retreat a small British re-con group is surrounded by Chinese troops and holds out in a lonely temple atop a hill. (81 mins.)
Director: Julian Amyes
 
15.
Hold Back the Night (1956)
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A Marine officer tells his squad the story behind a bottle of liquor that he always keeps with him but never drinks from. (80 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
 
16.
Field of Honor (1986)
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Korea 1951: After a Chinese attack Dutch mercenary sergeant De Koning is left alone by his army. While trying to survive, he meets a woman who is attempting to save her little brother. The image of the boy in shock changes him. (95 mins.)
 
17.
The Glory Brigade (1953)
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During the Korean War, an American unit of combat engineers must work with Greek troops in order to perform a reconnaissance mission behind Communist lines. (82 mins.)
Director: Robert D. Webb
 
18.
MacArthur (1977)
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The story of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander during World War II and United Nations Commander for the Korean War... (130 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
19.
Inchon (1981)
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A noisy and absurd re-telling of the great 1950 invasion of Inchon during the Korean War which was masterminded by General Douglas MacArthur. (140 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
 
20.
Korea Patrol (1951)
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When North Korean troops invade South Korea in 1951, an American officer attached to a South Korean army unit leads a mixed American-South Korean patrol to blow up an important bridge in order to delay the North Korean advance. (59 mins.)
Director: Max Nosseck
 
21.
Marine Battleground (1963)
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A division of marines survive a battle with the Chinese army but find themselves stranded without contact on the wrong side of the front. (110 mins.)
Director: Man-hui Lee
 
22.
The Nun and the Sergeant (1962)
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A weary sergeant in Korea commands military prisoners on a dangerous mission and is joined by a nun and a group of schoolgirls in enemy territory. (74 mins.)
Director: Franklin Adreon
 
23.
Retreat, Hell! (1952)
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During the Korean War, a U.S. Marine battalion must fight its way out of a frozen mountain pass despite diminishing supplies... (95 mins.)
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
 
24.
Sergeant Ryker (1968)
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During the Korean War Sergeant Paul Ryker is accused of defecting to Communist China and then returning to his unit as a spy.He's court-martialed and sentenced to death but his attorney believes Ryker's innocent and asks for a new trial. (85 mins.)
Director: Buzz Kulik
 
25.
Sniper's Ridge (1961)
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A treaty to end the Korean War is about to be signed, but tensions between enemy forces are still high... (61 mins.)
Director: John Bushman
 
26.
War Hunt (1962)
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Recruits head to the front lines towards the close of the Korean War. The interaction between two of the soldiers... (83 mins.)
Director: Denis Sanders
 
27.
Sayonara (1957)
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A US air force major in Kobe confronts his own opposition to marriages between American servicemen and Japanese women when he falls for a beautiful performer. (147 mins.)
Director: Joshua Logan
 
28.
One Minute to Zero (1952)
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During the early days of the Korean War, U.S. Army colonel Steve Janowski is one of the military advisers training the South Korean army and he's tasked with evacuating American civilians from the war zone. (105 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
29.
The Steel Helmet (1951)
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A ragtag group of American stragglers battles against superior Communist troops in an abandoned Buddhist temple during the Korean War. (85 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
 
30.
Marines, Let's Go (1961)
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Four privates romp their way through occupied Japan while on leave, finding a little romance and some laughs. After it's over they head to the front lines of the Korean War where brutality and death are constant. (103 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
31.
Prisoner of War (1954)
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An American army officer, troubled by reports of brutality, volunteers to investigate conditions inside North Korean POW camps... (81 mins.)
Director: Andrew Marton
 
32.
The Hunters (1958)
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In 1952, as the Korean War rages on, American officers land in Kyoto. Among them are Major Ceve Saville... (108 mins.)
Director: Dick Powell
 
33.
Time Limit (1957)
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During the Korean War former POW Major Cargill admits to having collaborated with the enemy but military investigator Colonel Edwards wants the details. (96 mins.)
Director: Karl Malden
 
34.
Piagol (1955)
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A group of communist guerillas encounter jealousy and rivalry among themselves because of the presence of the female compatriot while one of their members plots to desert their band (110 mins.)
Director: Kang-cheon Lee
 
35.
Take the High Ground! (1953)
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Sgt. Thorne Ryan, who once fought bravely in Korea, now serves as a hard-nosed drill instructor to new Army recruits at Fort Bliss... (101 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
36.
War Is Hell (1961)
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During the Korean War, a glory-hunting sergeant leads his platoon on a mission against the enemy--not... (81 mins.)
Director: Burt Topper
 
37.
The Young and the Brave (1963)
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A boy accompanies three soldiers in their escape from the enemy in Korea. (84 mins.)
Director: Francis D. Lyon
 
38.
Korean War Stories (2001 Documentary)
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A history of the "Forgotten War", the Korean War, as told by the American veterans, both famous and unknown, who fought there. (56 mins.)
Director: Robert Uth
 
39.
The Korean War (2001 TV Series)
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Korean War in Color (2001 Documentary)
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Color footage includes: The Inchon Invasion The rise and fall of Seoul The Naktong river campaign Winter...
 
42.
The Veterans of Korean War (1951)
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Director: Seyfi Havaeri
 
43.
Love Company: Reflections of the Korean War (2010 Documentary)
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This documentary honors American Korean War Veterans, reliving the 'Forgotten War' through the memories of eight veterans who served in the 45th Division, 179th Regiment, Company L. (31 mins.)
 
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Korea: The Unfinished War (2003 Mini-Series)
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The history of the Korean War.
Director: Brian McKenna
 
46.
Air Strike (1955)
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A Navy Commander tries to mold a jet-fighter attack squadron into an efficient fighting machine. (67 mins.)
Director: Cy Roth
 
47.
The Bamboo Prison (1954)
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Corp. Brady (Brian Keith) an American soldier captured during the Korean War, is taken to a POF camp... (79 mins.)
Director: Lewis Seiler
 
48.
Battle Flame (1959)
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(78 mins.)
 
49.
Battle Zone (1952)
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Danny, a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, re-enlists when the Korean War breaks out. He joins a... (81 mins.)
Director: Lesley Selander
 
50.
Dragonfly Squadron (1954)
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A Korean War film with a secondary plot of the training of South Korean pilots, to fly fighters in air defense... (82 mins.)
Director: Lesley Selander
 
51.
Hell's Horizon (1955)
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Interaction among men of a bombing squad in the Korean War. (80 mins.)
Director: Tom Gries
 
52.
The Hook (1963)
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During an evacuation in the waning days of the Korean War, three American soldiers retrieve an enemy... (98 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
 
53.
I Want You (1951)
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In 1950, small-town Americans try to deal with military conscription. (102 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
54.
Jet Attack (1958)
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Three American pilots are shot down behind enemy lines during the Korean war, where they encounter a mysterious Russian nurse. Their life is on her hand. (69 mins.)
Director: Edward L. Cahn
 
55.
Korea (1952)
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56.
Men of the Fighting Lady (1954)
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A famous writer visits an aircraft carrier during the Korean war to learn more about it and the way it's run. He also gets to find out more about the Navy and Marine aviators themselves, their internal and external conflicts and dangers of their job. (79 mins.)
Director: Andrew Marton
 
57.
No Man's Land (1964)
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(72 mins.)
 
58.
The Nun and the Sergeant (1962)
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A weary sergeant in Korea commands military prisoners on a dangerous mission and is joined by a nun and a group of schoolgirls in enemy territory. (74 mins.)
Director: Franklin Adreon
 
59.
Mr. Walkie Talkie (1952)
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(65 mins.)
Director: Fred Guiol
 
60.
Operation Dames (1959)
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During the Korean War, a troupe of traveling USO entertainers find themselves behind enemy lines with a squad of American soldiers... (74 mins.)
 
61.
The Reluctant Heroes (1971 TV Movie)
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During the Korean War, a newly commissioned lieutenant find that they are trapped when the enemy surrounds their position... (73 mins.)
Director: Robert Day
 
62.
Sabre Jet (1953)
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The story of jet pilots flying over Korea by day, from their Itazuke Air Base in Japan, and of their wives... (90 mins.)
Director: Louis King
 
63.
This Is Korea! (1951 Documentary)
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Director John Ford's documentary about the beginnings of the Korean War, after North Korenn troops invaded South Korea and battled U.S.... (50 mins.)
 
64.
Target Zero (1955)
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Set during the Korean War, a unit of American soldiers, together with three British Tank Crew, find themselves trapped behind enemy lines. (92 mins.)
Director: Harmon Jones
 
65.
Torpedo Alley (1952)
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Carrier pilot Lieutenant Bob Bingham (Mark Stevens) is rescued at sea by a submarine after he freezes at the controls and crashes... (84 mins.)
Director: Lew Landers
 
66.
A Yank in Korea (1951)
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(73 mins.)
Director: Lew Landers
 
67.
Sky Commando (1953)
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Colonel Ed Wyatt (Dan Duryea) is regarded by pilots under his command as being a ruthless disciplinarian... (69 mins.)
Director: Fred F. Sears
 
68.
Flight Nurse (1953)
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This movie is about the war hero "flight nurse" Lillian Keil Flight Nurse Army Air Corps. One of a Cadre of FIRST flight nurses in military... (90 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
 
69.
Korea: The Forgotten War (1987 Documentary)
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For a police action the 1950's Korean conflict must have seemed a hell of a lot like a war, which this collection of newsreels all too clearly shows. (120 mins.)
Director: Don Horan
 
70.
Korea: The Unknown War (1988 Mini-Series)
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A documentary about the Korean War by Thames Television that aired in the Summer of 1988 and in the US in August 1990 through WGBH Boston... (360 mins.)
 
71.
Korea, After the War (1954 Documentary)
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(15 mins.)
Director: Bernard Devlin
Stars: Fred Davis
 
72.
Korea: The Forgotten War in Colour (2010 TV Series)
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The story of the Korean War is told through powerful color imagery, dramatic musical score and sound-scape... (94 mins.)
Director: Stewart Binns
 
73.
Korea: We Called It War (2002 Documentary)
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Based on the book "We Called it War" by Denzil Batson, this feature documentary tells the heroing experiences... (50 mins.)
Director: John Gilbert
 
74.
The War in Korea (1988 Documentary)
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(50 mins.)
 
75.
Deadliest Warrior (2009 TV Series)
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U.S. Army Rangers, the upper branch of the American army, vs. the North Korean Special Opetation Forces, the most skilled fighters in the worlds' most secret country. (42 mins.)
 
76.
Assembly (2007)
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A soldier fights to gain recognition for comrades who died during the Chinese Civil War. (124 mins.)
Director: Xiaogang Feng
 
77.
The Front Line (2011)
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A drama centered on the Korean War's final battle that will determine the border between north and south. (133 mins.)
Director: Hun Jang
 
78.
Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)
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A drama about the fate of brothers forced to fight in the Korean War. (140 mins.)
Director: Je-gyu Kang
 
79.
Welcome to Dongmakgol (2005)
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Soldiers from both sides of the Korean divide live among villagers who know nothing of the war. (133 mins.)
Director: Kwang-Hyun Park
 
80.
J.S.A.: Joint Security Area (2000)
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In the DMZ separating North and South Korea, two North Korean soldiers have been killed, supposedly by one South Korean soldier... (110 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
81.
Silmido (2003)
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Based on a true story of 1968 Korean Republic Army plan to assassinate North Korean president Kim Il-Sung... (135 mins.)
Director: Woo-Suk Kang
 
82.
Red Scarf (1964)
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Despite suffering great losses, the air force commanders want to continue their daily bombing runs to Pyeongyang from Gangneung during the Korean War... (100 mins.)
Director: Sang-ok Shin
 
83.
A Little Pond (2009)
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During the Korean War, small mountain village is evacuated as retreating American GIs approach. (86 mins.)
Director: Sang-woo Lee
 
84.
Sunny (2008)
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(126 mins.)
Director: Joon-ik Lee
 
85.
White Badge (1992)
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South Korea, 1979. Han Kiju is an alcoholic novelist who has never recovered from his year long tour as a volunteer soldier in Vietnam... (124 mins.)
Director: Ji-yeong Jeong
 
86.
The McConnell Story (1955)
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Mac's plans to settle down and raise a family are upset by the Korean War. He goes as a fighter pilot and returns a hero... (106 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
 
87.
Strategic Air Command (1955)
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An ex-pilot and current baseballer is recalled into the U.S. Air Force and assumes an increasingly important role in Cold War deterrence. (112 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
88.
Bombers B-52 (1957)
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Sgt. Chuch Brennan always disliked playboy and hotshot, Col. Jim Herlihy. Now Chuck has even more reason to, Jim is dating his daughter, Lois. (106 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
 
89.
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)
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A widowed doctor of both Chinese and European descent falls in love with a married American correspondent in Hong Kong during China's Communist revolution. (102 mins.)
Director: Henry King