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1. Rambo (2008)

R | 92 min | Action, Thriller, War

7.1
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46 Metascore

In Thailand, John Rambo joins a group of mercenaries to venture into war-torn Burma, and rescue a group of Christian aid workers who were kidnapped by the ruthless local infantry unit.

Writers: Art Monterastelli, Sylvester Stallone, David Morrell | Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden, Graham McTavish

2. The Good Shepherd (2006)

R | 167 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.7
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61 Metascore

The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life.

Writer: Eric Roth | Director: Robert De Niro | Stars: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin

3. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

PG | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War

8.3
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After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.

Writers: Pierre Boulle, Carl Foreman, Michael Wilson | Director: David Lean | Stars: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

4. The Lady (2011)

R | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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43 Metascore

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Writer: Rebecca Frayn | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Raggett, Jonathan Woodhouse

5. The King and I (1956)

G | 133 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.5
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A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children.

Writers: Ernest Lehman, Oscar Hammerstein II, Margaret Landon | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson

6. The Burma Conspiracy (2011)

119 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.2
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Largo Winch, the newly appointed CEO of the W Group, is accused of crimes against humanity on the very day he announces his intention to sell his corporation and use the proceeds to create a humanitarian foundation.

Writers: Julien Rappeneau, Jérôme Salle, Jean Van Hamme, Philippe Francq | Director: Jérôme Salle | Stars: Tomer Sisley, Sharon Stone, Ulrich Tukur, Napakpapha Nakprasitte

7. Vera Drake (2004)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.

Writer: Mike Leigh | Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Imelda Staunton, Jim Broadbent, Heather Craney, Richard Graham

8. To End All Wars (2001)

R | 117 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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A true story about four Allied POWs who endure harsh treatment from their Japanese captors during World War II while being forced to build a railroad through the Burmese jungle. Ultimately ... See full summary »

Writers: Ernest Gordon, Brian Godawa | Director: David L. Cunningham | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Kiefer Sutherland, Ciarán McMenamin, Mark Strong

9. The World at War (1973– )

52 min | Documentary, History, War

9.4
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A series of accurate documentaries about World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill, Anthony Eden

10. Vinyan (2008)

R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.3
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A couple are looking for their child who was lost in the tsunami - their search takes them to the dangerous Thai-Burmese waters, and then into the jungle, where they face unknown but horrifying dangers.

Writers: Fabrice Du Welz, David Greig, Oliver Blackburn | Director: Fabrice Du Welz | Stars: Emmanuelle Béart, Rufus Sewell, Petch Osathanugrah, Julie Dreyfus

11. Beyond Rangoon (1995)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama

6.6
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Laura is trying to pick up the pieces of her life after the murder of her husband and son, and goes on vacation with her sister to Burma. After losing her passport at a political rally, she... See full summary »

Writers: Alex Lasker, Bill Rubenstein | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Patricia Arquette, U Aung Ko, Frances McDormand, Spalding Gray

12. Objective, Burma! (1945)

Approved | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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A platoon of special ops are tasked to parachute into the remote Burmese jungle and destroy a strategic Japanese radar station, but getting out isn't as easy.

Writers: Ranald MacDougall, Lester Cole, Alvah Bessie | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, James Brown, William Prince, George Tobias

13. Sacrifice! (1972)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Horror

5.5
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A photographer in the rain forest is captured by wild natives, and after months of living with them, he marries the chief's daughter and helps protect the village from a vicious cannibal tribe.

Writers: Francesco Barilli, Massimo D'Avak | Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Ivan Rassimov, Me Me Lai, Prasitsak Singhara, Sulallewan Suxantat

14. Merrill's Marauders (1962)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, War, Drama

6.8
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Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka "Merrill's Marauders", behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina... See full summary »

Writers: Milton Sperling, Samuel Fuller, Charlton Ogburn Jr. | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Ty Hardin, Peter Brown, Andrew Duggan

15. The Burmese Harp (1956)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Music, War

7.9
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In the War's closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk.

Writers: Michio Takeyama, Natto Wada | Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Shôji Yasui, Tatsuya Mihashi, Jun Hamamura

16. Flying Tigers (1942)

Passed | 102 min | Action, Drama, War

6.8
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Capt. Jim Gordon's command of the famed American mercenary fighter group in China is complicated by the recruitment of an old friend who is a reckless hotshot.

Writers: Kenneth Gamet, Barry Trivers | Director: David Miller | Stars: John Wayne, John Carroll, Anna Lee, Paul Kelly

17. The Legend of Suriyothai (2001)

R | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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58 Metascore

During the 16th century, as Thailand contends with both a civil war and Burmese invasion, a beautiful princess rises up to help protect the glory of the Kingdom of Ayothaya. Based on the life of Queen Suriyothai.

Writers: Sunait Chutintaranond, Chatrichalerm Yukol | Director: Chatrichalerm Yukol | Stars: M.L. Piyapas Bhirombhakdi, Sarunyu Wongkrachang, Chatchai Plengpanich, Johnny Anfone

18. Return from the River Kwai (1989)

PG-13 | 101 min | War, Drama

4.9
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A group of war prisoners from the Kwai bridge building camp undertake a harsh journey to Japan.

Writers: Joan Blair, Clay Blair Jr., Sargon Tamimi, Paul Mayersberg | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Nick Tate, George Takei, Edward Fox

19. Mine Own Executioner (1947)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

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Pretty Molly Lucian enlists the reluctant aid of psychologist Felix Milne in treating her potentially homicidal husband Adam, who refuses to see a "real" psychiatrist. Traumatized in a ... See full summary »

Writer: Nigel Balchin | Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: Burgess Meredith, Dulcie Gray, Michael Shepley, Christine Norden

20. Bang Rajan (2000)

R | 71 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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59 Metascore

Set right before the fall of Thailand's old capital, Ayuttaya, Bang Rajan draws on the legend of a village of fighters who bravely fended off the Burmese armies. With no support from the ... See full summary »

Writers: Tanit Jitnukul, Kongkiat Khomsiri, Patikarn Phejmunee, Bunthin Thuaykaew | Director: Tanit Jitnukul | Stars: Jaran Ngamdee, Winai Kraibutr, Theerayut Pratyabamrung, Bin Bunluerit

21. The River (1951)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance

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Three adolescent girls growing up in Bengal, India, learn their lessons in life after falling for an older American soldier.

Writers: Rumer Godden, Jean Renoir | Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Patricia Walters, Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight, Arthur Shields

22. Legend of King Naresuan: Hostage of Hongsawadi (2007)

163 min | Drama, History, War

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The film concerns the life of King Naresuan, who liberated the Siamese from the control of Burma. Born in 1555, he was taken to Burma as a child hostage; there he became acquainted with ... See full summary »

Writers: Sunait Chutintaranond, Chatrichalerm Yukol | Director: Chatrichalerm Yukol | Stars: Sarunyu Wongkrachang, Sorapong Chatree, Jukrit Ammarat, Manop Aswathep

23. Burma VJ: Reporter i et lukket land (2008)

Unrated | 84 min | Documentary, History, News

8.0
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82 Metascore

Using smuggled footage, this documentary tells the story of the 2007 protests in Burma by thousands of monks.

Director: Anders Østergaard | Stars: George W. Bush, Ko Muang, Aung San Suu Kyi

24. The Hasty Heart (1949)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, War

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It's 1945, Burma, the day the war is over! For many this means they've survived and will be going home. But not for everyone. A Scottish soldier, Corporal Lachlan "Lachie" MacLachlan is the... See full summary »

Writers: Ranald MacDougall, John Patrick | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Patricia Neal, Richard Todd, Anthony Nicholls

25. Up and Down (2004)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

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78 Metascore

The discovery of an abandoned child by two smugglers kicks into a gear a series of tragic, comic events.

Writers: Jan Hrebejk, Petr Jarchovský | Director: Jan Hrebejk | Stars: Petr Forman, Emília Vásáryová, Jan Tríska, Jirí Machácek

26. The Cheat (1915)

Not Rated | 59 min | Drama

6.4
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A venal, spoiled stockbroker's wife impulsively embezzles $10,000 from the charity she chairs and desperately turns to a Burmese ivory trader to replace the stolen money.

Writers: Hector Turnbull, Jeanie Macpherson | Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Fannie Ward, Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Dean, James Neill

27. They Call It Myanmar: Lifting the Curtain (2012)

84 min | Documentary, History, News

6.9
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68 Metascore

Shot clandestinely over a two year period, this film provides a rare look into the second most isolated country on the planet held in a stasis by a brutal military regime for almost a half ... See full summary »

Writer: David Kossack | Director: Robert H. Lieberman | Star: Aung San Suu Kyi

28. The Purple Plain (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.6
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After losing his bride in a Luftwaffe air raid, bomber pilot Forrester becomes a solitary killing machine, who doesn't care whether he dies. The reckless Canadian pilot is both admired and ... See full summary »

Writers: H.E. Bates, Eric Ambler | Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee, Win Min Than, Brenda de Banzie

29. Yesterday's Enemy (1959)

95 min | War, Drama

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Cut off by the Japanese advance into Burma, Captain Langford (Stanley Baker) and his exhausted British troops take over an enemy-held jungle village. Despite the protests of an elderly ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter R. Newman | Director: Val Guest | Stars: Stanley Baker, Guy Rolfe, Leo McKern, Gordon Jackson

30. Escape to Burma (1955)

87 min | Adventure

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A fugitive in British Burma hides on a teak plantation, thanks to a mutual attraction with owner Gwen Moore.

Writers: Talbot Jennings, Hobart Donavan, Kenneth Perkins | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, David Farrar, Murvyn Vye

31. A Skin Too Few: The Days of Nick Drake (2002)

48 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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77 Metascore

A study, mostly chronological, of the life of Nick Drake (1948-1974). Gabrielle, his older sister, tells us of her brother's birth in Burma, childhood in Warwickshire, life at Cambridge and... See full summary »

Director: Jeroen Berkvens | Stars: Nick Drake, Paul Weller, Gabrielle Drake, Rodney Drake

32. The Hand (1960)

61 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.1
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During World War II, a group of British soldiers are captured by the Japanese, tortured and their hands are cut off. Years later, a mad killer terrorizes London by cutting off the hands of his victims.

Writers: Ray Cooney, Tony Hilton | Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Derek Bond, Reed De Rouen, Bryan Coleman, Walter Randall

33. Design for Death (1947)

Approved | 48 min | Documentary

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An Academy Award winner for best documentary, the film opens with a notice that..."Exhibition of confiscated Japanese film material authorized by permission of the Alien Property Custodian ... See full summary »

Writers: Dr. Seuss, Helen Palmer | Stars: Kent Smith, Hans Conried

34. The Burmese Harp (1985)

133 min | Drama, War

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Writers: Michio Takeyama, Natto Wada | Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Kôji Ishizaka, Kiichi Nakai, Takuzô Kawatani, Atsushi Watanabe

35. Bombs Over Burma (1942)

65 min | Drama, Thriller, War

5.2
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Chinese girl risks her life on espionage mission against Japanese in World War 2.

Writers: Joseph H. Lewis, George Wellington Pardy, Milton Raison | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Anna May Wong, Noel Madison, Leslie Denison, Nedrick Young

36. Total Denial (2006)

74 min | Documentary

7.9
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Fifteen Karen villagers from the jungles of Burma go up against oil giants UNOCAL and TOTAL in an inspiring David and Goliath story.

Director: Milena Kaneva | Star: Ka Hsaw Wa

37. No Look Pass (2011)

87 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

7.5
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NO LOOK PASS is the coming-of-age American Dream story of Emily 'Etay' Tay, a first generation Burmese immigrant and basketball superstar living a double life at Harvard who strives to play... See full summary »

Writer: Melissa Johnson | Director: Melissa Johnson

38. The Hasty Heart (1983 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writer: John Patrick | Director: Martin M. Speer | Stars: Jesse Ferguson, Gregory Harrison, Perry King, Cheryl Ladd

39. Disarm (2005)

67 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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Disarm filmmakers Mary Wareham (Next Step Productions) and Brian Liu (Toolbox DC) present a contemporary and provocative view of the forces challenging the achievement of a mine-free world.... See full summary »

Directors: Brian Liu, Mary Wareham

40. Beyond the Call (2006)

82 min | Documentary, War

8.5
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In an Indiana Jones meets Mother Teresa adventure, three middle-aged friends and ex-soldiers travel the world delivering humanitarian aid to the front lines of war.

Writer: Adrian Belic | Director: Adrian Belic

41. Burma Soldier (2010)

70 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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The story of Myo Myint, a political prisoner, who made the transformation from being a soldier in Burma's junta to a pro-democracy activist.

Writers: Nic Dunlop, Anne Sundberg | Directors: Nic Dunlop, Ricki Stern, Anne Sundberg | Stars: Colin Farrell, Myo Myint

42. A Yank on the Burma Road (1942)

Passed | 67 min | Drama, War

5.7
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Writers: Gordon Kahn, Hugo Butler, David Lang | Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Laraine Day, Barry Nelson, Stuart Crawford, Keye Luke

43. Stilwell Road (1945)

51 min | Documentary, War

6.4
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Documentary about the construction of the Stilwell Road--originally called The Ledo Road--a 478-mile passage from Assam, India, to Ledo, Burma, during World War II. The road, which was ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Presnell Sr. | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Harold Alexander, Claude Auchinleck, Alan Brooke

44. Moon Over Burma (1940)

76 min | Adventure

6.4
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The managers of a teak lumber camp in Burma compete for the affections of a beautiful American entertainer who gets stranded in Rangoon.

Writers: Harry Clork, Wilson Collison, W.P. Lipscomb, Frank Wead | Director: Louis King | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Robert Preston, Preston Foster, Doris Nolan

45. Burma Convoy (1941)

Approved | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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A truck convoy traveling the Burma Road is menaced by a group of smugglers.

Writers: Stanley Rubin, Roy Chanslor | Director: Noel M. Smith | Stars: Charles Bickford, Evelyn Ankers, Frank Albertson, Cecil Kellaway

46. Our Burmese Days (1996)

94 min | Documentary, Biography

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An examination of biculturalism wrapped in an extraordinary personal odyssey.

Writer: Lindsey Merrison | Director: Lindsey Merrison | Star: Lindsey Merrison

47. Freedom from Fear (2010)

Documentary

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As the world's only imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Aung San Suu Kyi has spent most of the past two decades under arrest in the Southeast Asian country of Burma. She is truly that ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Torres

48. Return to Burma (2011)

84 min | Drama

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Writer: Midi Z. | Director: Midi Z. | Stars: Jiun Lu, Shin-Hong Wang

49. Fei Hu: The Story of the Flying Tigers (1999)

90 min | Documentary, War

6.8
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The American Volunteer Group (AVG), more commonly known as the "Flying Tigers", was a civilian volunteer air force that fought the Japanese in Burma and China before (and just after) ... See full summary »

Writer: Frank Christopher | Director: Frank Christopher

50. Sacrifice (1999)

90 min | Documentary

5.9
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Director: Ellen Bruno