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1. War Machine (2017)

TV-MA | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.1
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56 Metascore

An idiosyncratic general confronts opposition from enemies, allies, and bureaucrats while leading a massive rebuild operation in Afghanistan.

Director: David Michôd | Stars: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hayes, John Magaro, Anthony Michael Hall

Votes: 24,602

2. In Syria (2017)

85 min | Drama, War

7.6
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A mother attempts to keep her family safe as war rages and a sniper lies in wait outside her home. This nerve-wracking study of life in Damascus won an Audience Award at Berlinale.

Director: Philippe Van Leeuw | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Diamand Bou Abboud, Juliette Navis, Mohsen Abbas

Votes: 281

3. Armadillo (2010)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, War

7.6
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72 Metascore

In February of 2009, a group of Danish soldiers accompanied by documentarian Janus Metz arrived at Armadillo, an army base in the southern Afghan province of Helmand. Metz and ... See full summary »

Director: Janus Metz

Votes: 8,478 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Decision Before Dawn (1951)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, War

7.4
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As the US Army approaches Nazi Germany, they recruit German prisoners to spy behind German lines.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Richard Basehart, Gary Merrill, Oskar Werner, Hildegard Knef

Votes: 1,878

5. Closely Watched Trains (1966)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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An apprentice train dispatcher at a village station seeks his first sexual encounter and becomes despondent when he is unable to perform.

Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Václav Neckár, Josef Somr, Vlastimil Brodský, Vladimír Valenta

Votes: 9,208

6. Melancholian 3 huonetta (2004)

106 min | Documentary, War

7.3
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67 Metascore

A searing examination of the unrelenting Chechen conflict, observed through the prisms of a Russian military boys academy, a war-torn town and a children's refugee camp.

Director: Pirjo Honkasalo | Star: Pirkko Saisio

Votes: 562

7. Die Abenteuer des Werner Holt (1965)

164 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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Two 17-year-olds, Werner Holt and Gilbert Wolzow, are pulled out of school and into Hitler's army. Gilbert becomes a fanatical soldier, but at the front Werner begins to understand the ... See full summary »

Director: Joachim Kunert | Stars: Klaus-Peter Thiele, Manfred Karge, Arno Wyzniewski, Günter Junghans

Votes: 274

8. Guernica (1951)

13 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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On April 26 1937 the small Basque town of Guernica was bombed without warning by the German aviation. Two thousand people, all civilians, got killed. Like millions all over the world, Pablo... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Hessens, Alain Resnais | Stars: María Casares, Jacques Pruvost

Votes: 765

9. Ghost of the China Sea (1958)

79 min | War, Drama

4.8
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A ragtag band of civilians and military personnel evade the Japanese in the Philippines, utilising the so-called USS Frankenstein.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: David Brian, Lynette Bernay, Norman Wright, Harry Chang

Votes: 36

10. The 400 Million (1939)

Approved | 61 min | Documentary, History, War

6.9
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The 400 million people of China are heirs to a great civilization, as their pagodas and stone lions can attest. But they are under attack from the Japanese. Civilian refugees walk, stumble,... See full summary »

Directors: John Fernhout, Joris Ivens | Stars: Fredric March, Morris Carnovsky, Sidney Lumet, Robert Q. Lewis

Votes: 126

11. The Boys (1962)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
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A group of mischievous Finnish boys experience the ups and downs of life during World War 2.

Director: Mikko Niskanen | Stars: Pentti Tarkiainen, Vesa-Matti Loiri, Uti Saurio, Hannu Vironmäki

Votes: 718

12. Hylätyt talot, autiot pihat (2000)

103 min | Drama, War

5.6
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Summer 1944 in Finnish Karelia; after a long lull, the Soviet army launches an overwhelming offensive that throws everything into disarray. Martta has barely time to marry Aarne before she ... See full summary »

Director: Lauri Törhönen | Stars: Mats Långbacka, Jonna Järnefelt, Sari Puumalainen, Carl-Kristian Rundman

Votes: 275

13. Solo (1980)

29 min | Short, Drama, War

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Blockade Leningrad, winter of 1942. The soloist of the symphony orchestra is working on Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony. The concert will take place in the Leningrad Philharmonic and will be broadcasted to London.

Director: Konstantin Lopushanskiy | Stars: Nikolay Grinko, Lyudmila Arzhannikova, Valentina Smirnova, Viktor Gogolev

Votes: 83

14. Auf Wiedersehen Finnland (2010)

78 min | Documentary

6.8
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Director: Virpi Suutari | Stars: Elma Rantanen, Frans Kantola, Roosa, Terttu

Votes: 46

15. Viimeinen kesä (1992)

105 min | Documentary, History, War

7.4
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Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Veera Alén, Veli Arrela, Emma Forsberg, Esteri Halmetoja

Votes: 8

16. Niskavuori taistelee (1957)

96 min | Drama, War

5.8
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Director: Edvin Laine | Stars: Elsa Turakainen, Mirjam Novero, Tauno Palo, Martti Katajisto

Votes: 83

17. Four Winds of Heaven (1962)

106 min | Drama, War

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The simple Russian girl Svetlana arrived in a back-water small town to the darling. But begun war, Igor did not have met Svetlana, and she determined on staying : to wait his return and war end.

Director: Stanislav Rostotskiy | Stars: Larisa Luzhina, Sofiya Pilyavskaya, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Klara Luchko

Votes: 79

18. Sotalapset (2003)

93 min | Documentary, War

6.5
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Documentary about the Finnish children who were evacuated to Sweden during World War II.

Director: Erja Dammert | Stars: Sirkka Artman, Riitta Grundel-Koskinen, Jorma Hauru, Irmeli Heino

Votes: 23

19. Sotaerakko (1972 TV Movie)

62 min | Drama, War

7.7
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Director: Rauni Mollberg | Star: Aimo Saukko

Votes: 40

20. Tuntematon emäntä (2011)

80 min | Documentary, War

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Director: Elina Kivihalme | Stars: Onerva Hintikka, Pirkko Hämäläinen, Anna-Kaarina Jaakkola, Eeva Jalo

Votes: 19

21. Kainuu 39 (1979)

81 min | Drama, War

5.6
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A small finnish village gets occupied by the soviets in the fall of 1939. The villagers end up working together with the occupants, especially since the soviets have among them finnish speaking propaganda people.

Directors: Pirjo Honkasalo, Pekka Lehto | Stars: Marja-Leena Kouki, Vesa Repo, Adolf Hitler, Pekka Lehto

Votes: 49

22. Vartioitu kylä 1944 (1978)

100 min | Drama, War

5.3
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Director: Timo Linnasalo | Stars: Raimo Grönberg, Markku Huhtamo, Kaija Kangas, Antti Litja

Votes: 34

23. Lomakylä leppoinen (1943)

9 min | Documentary, Short, War

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Star: Topo Leistelä

24. Tie tuntemattomaan (1996 TV Movie)

64 min | Documentary, War

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Director: Seppo Rustanius | Stars: Jari Lahti, Eriikka Magnusson, Aimo Nikulainen, Maria Bärklar

25. Meidän poikamme ilmassa - me maassa (1934)

121 min | Drama

4.4
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Director: Erkki Karu | Stars: Joel Rinne, Kaarlo Angerkoski, Fritz-Hugo Backman, Martta Kontula

Votes: 22

26. Anu Parikka och de andra (1944)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Brita Wrede | Stars: Gunnar Skoglund, Kerttu Salmi

27. Sota-Helsingin kasvot (1942)

10 min | Documentary, Short, War

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Stars: Topo Leistelä, Karl-August Fagerholm, George de Godzinsky, Henry Theel

28. Suur-Suomen toiset kasvot (1995 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

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Director: Lisa Hovinheimo

Votes: 5

29. Puolustusvoimain katsaus 42 (1942)

19 min | Documentary, Short, News

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Directors: Heikki Aho, Björn Soldan | Star: Kaarlo Marjanen