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1. Come and See (1985)

Not Rated | 142 min | Drama, War

8.3
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After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II.

Director: Elem Klimov | Stars: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Laucevicius, Vladas Bagdonas

Votes: 29,196

2. Before Sunset (2004)

R | 80 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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90 Metascore

Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torrès

Votes: 176,848 | Gross: $5.79M

3. The Dirty Dozen (1967)

Not Rated | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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During World War II, a rebellious U.S. Army Major is assigned a dozen convicted murderers to train and lead them into a mass assassination mission of German officers.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, John Cassavetes

Votes: 55,085

4. Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)

PG | 104 min | Drama, War

8.1
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A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Gaspard Manesse, Raphael Fejtö, Francine Racette, Stanislas Carré de Malberg

Votes: 25,108 | Gross: $4.54M

5. Elle s'appelait Sarah (2010)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, War

7.5
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59 Metascore

In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942.

Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Mélusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup, Frédéric Pierrot

Votes: 13,582 | Gross: $7.69M

6. To Be or Not to Be (1942)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, War

8.2
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During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Votes: 20,109

7. The Train (1964)

Unrated | 133 min | Thriller, War

7.9
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In 1944, a German colonel loads a train with French art treasures to send to Germany. The Resistance must stop it without damaging the cargo.

Directors: John Frankenheimer, Arthur Penn | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Jeanne Moreau, Suzanne Flon

Votes: 10,715

8. The Devil's Arithmetic (1999 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

6.5
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A 16-year-old American girl with an apathetic view towards her Jewish family history finds herself pulled through time into 1941 to a small Polish village where the Nazi have just began their genocidal propaganda.

Director: Donna Deitch | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Brittany Murphy, Paul Freeman, Mimi Rogers

Votes: 3,131

9. The Young Lions (1958)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Drama, War

7.3
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The destiny of three soldiers during World War II. The German officer Christian Diestl approves less and less of the war. Jewish-American Noah Ackerman deals with antisemitism at home and ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Dean Martin, Hope Lange

Votes: 5,778

10. La Rafle (2010)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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49 Metascore

A faithful retelling of the 1942 "Vel' d'Hiv Roundup" and the events surrounding it.

Director: Rose Bosch | Stars: Jean Reno, Mélanie Laurent, Gad Elmaleh, Raphaëlle Agogué

Votes: 6,839

11. The Man Who Cried (2000)

R | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.2
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40 Metascore

A young refugee traveling from Russia to America in search of her lost father falls for a gypsy horseman.

Director: Sally Potter | Stars: Christina Ricci, Cate Blanchett, Oleg Yankovskiy, Claudia Lander-Duke

Votes: 12,794 | Gross: $0.74M

12. Days of Glory (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

7.1
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82 Metascore

During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.

Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Samy Naceri, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Jamel Debbouze

Votes: 12,416 | Gross: $0.32M

13. To Be or Not to Be (1983)

PG | 107 min | Comedy

6.8
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A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when what should intrude but World War II in the form of an invasion. His wife has the habit of entertaining young Polish officers while ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Johnson | Stars: Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft, Ronny Graham, Estelle Reiner

Votes: 8,494 | Gross: $13.00M

14. Charlotte Gray (2001)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.4
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48 Metascore

A young Scottish woman joins the French Resistance during World War II to rescue her Royal Air Force boyfriend who is lost in France.

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Cate Blanchett, James Fleet, Abigail Cruttenden, Charlotte McDougall

Votes: 9,258 | Gross: $0.67M

15. Les égarés (2003)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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70 Metascore

Emmanuelle Béart stars as a widowed schoolteacher who flees Nazi-occupied Paris with her children. A teenaged boy comes to their rescue by leading them into the forest -- their best shot at survival.

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Emmanuelle Béart, Gaspard Ulliel, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Clémence Meyer

Votes: 2,746 | Gross: $0.48M

16. Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010)

135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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58 Metascore

A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.

Director: Joann Sfar | Stars: Eric Elmosnino, Lucy Gordon, Laetitia Casta, Doug Jones

Votes: 8,309 | Gross: $0.23M

17. Operation: Daybreak (1975)

PG | 118 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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In 1942, Britain sends a group of British-trained Czech commandos to Prague to assassinate SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, head of the Nazi security services.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Martin Shaw, Joss Ackland, Nicola Pagett

Votes: 1,336

18. The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)

PG | 251 min | Documentary, History, War

8.4
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From 1940 to 1944, France's Vichy government collaborated with Nazi Germany. Marcel Ophüls mixes archival footage with 1969 interviews of a German officer and of collaborators and ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Ophüls | Stars: Georges Bidault, Matthäus Bleibinger, Charles Braun, Maurice Buckmaster

Votes: 2,846

19. The Mother and the Whore (1973)

210 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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In Paris, the pedantic Alexandre lives with his mate Marie in her apartment, an open relationship. Alexandre, who is idle and chauvinist, spends his days reading, drinking and shagging ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Eustache | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Françoise Lebrun, Isabelle Weingarten

Votes: 3,702

20. La nouvelle guerre des boutons (2011)

PG-13 | 100 min | Adventure, Family

6.1
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40 Metascore

Occupied France; Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs, but a girl he likes, who's Jewish, is in danger of being discovered by local Nazi sympathisers. Lebrac and the village must now respond to the reality of what's happening.

Director: Christophe Barratier | Stars: Laetitia Casta, Guillaume Canet, Jean Texier, Ilona Bachelier

Votes: 1,636 | Gross: $0.05M

21. Bon voyage (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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68 Metascore

An actress, a writer, a student, and a government worker band together in an effort to escape Paris as the Nazis move into the city.

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Virginie Ledoyen, Grégori Derangère

Votes: 4,356 | Gross: $2.35M

22. O thiasos (1975)

230 min | Drama, History, Music

8.0
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Greece 1939 - 1952 Fascist, Nazi, Communist conflict as seen through a family of travelling provincial players

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Eva Kotamanidou, Aliki Georgouli, Vangelis Kazan, Stratos Pahis

Votes: 2,529

23. This Land Is Mine (1943)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, War

7.6
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A mild-mannered school-teacher in a Nazi-occupied town during W.W.II finds himself being torn between collaboration and resistance.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, George Sanders, Walter Slezak

Votes: 2,110

24. Musíme si pomáhat (2000)

PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.8
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69 Metascore

In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution.

Director: Jan Hrebejk | Stars: Bolek Polívka, Csongor Kassai, Jaroslav Dusek, Anna Sisková

Votes: 4,296 | Gross: $1.32M

25. Atentát (1965)

104 min | Action, Drama, History

7.6
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The assasination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII.

Director: Jirí Sequens | Stars: Radoslav Brzobohatý, Ludek Munzar, Ladislav Mrkvicka, Rudolf Jelínek

Votes: 251

26. Le silence de la mer (2004 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.1
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In a small town in the West of France, during the German Occupation, a room is requisitioned by a Wehrmacht captain, Werner von Ebrennac. The house where he now stays is inhabited by young ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Boutron | Stars: Julie Delarme, Michel Galabru, Thomas Jouannet, Marie Bunel

Votes: 536

27. The Blood of Others (1984)

135 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.4
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WWII. In German occupied Paris, Helene is torn between the love for her boyfriend Jean, working for the resistance and the German administrator Bergmann, who will do anything to gain her ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Jodie Foster, Michael Ontkean, Sam Neill, Lambert Wilson

Votes: 421

28. Massacre in Rome (1973)

PG | 110 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the ... See full summary »

Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Richard Burton, Marcello Mastroianni, Leo McKern, John Steiner

Votes: 875

29. It Happened Here (1965)

93 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

6.8
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In 1940, the Nazis invade Britain and transform it into a fascist state where some Britons collaborate and others resist.

Directors: Kevin Brownlow, Andrew Mollo | Stars: Pauline Murray, Sebastian Shaw, Bart Allison, Reginald Marsh

Votes: 770

30. Les hommes libres (2011)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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58 Metascore

In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man.

Director: Ismaël Ferroukhi | Stars: Tahar Rahim, Michael Lonsdale, Mahmud Shalaby, Lubna Azabal

Votes: 1,119 | Gross: $0.05M

31. Crossings (1986– )

269 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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Danielle Steele's WWII soap opera is given the epic treatment in this film that was shown across three nights on network TV. At the film's beginning, an industrialist meets the wife of a ... See full summary »

Stars: Cheryl Ladd, Lee Horsley, Christopher Plummer, Jane Seymour

Votes: 166

32. Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, War

5.5
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Telly Savalas assumes the role of the leader of the Dirty Dozen from Lee Marvin. In this movie he and the Dozen are suppose to destroy a nerve gas manufacturing plant before the Germans can... See full summary »

Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Telly Savalas, Ernest Borgnine, Vince Edwards, Bo Svenson

Votes: 708

33. Frankie Starlight (1995)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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This is a story of a man (Walker), suffering from dwarfism, who writes an autobiographical account of his life. In flashbacks, we see how he was conceived to a woman (Parillaud) at the end ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Matt Dillon, Anne Parillaud, Gabriel Byrne, Corban Walker

Votes: 772 | Gross: $0.08M

34. God afton, Herr Wallenberg (1990)

115 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.6
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Swedish national Raoul Wallenberg, newcomer to politics and international machinations, travels to German-occupied Budapest during WWII in order to effectively intervene in the fate of ... See full summary »

Director: Kjell Grede | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Katharina Thalbach, Károly Eperjes, Miklós B. Székely

Votes: 817

35. The Two of Us (1967)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Claude is a Jew. Because of the risks of an arrest (France is occupied by the Nazis), his parents send him away to an elderly couple in the country. Pepe, the husband, is a Petain supporter... See full summary »

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Michel Simon, Roger Carel, Paul Préboist, Luce Fabiole

Votes: 1,423 | Gross: $0.05M

36. Jacquot de Nantes (1991)

PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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Jacquot Demy is a little boy at the end of the thirties. His father owns a garage and his mother is a hairdresser. The whole family lives happily and likes to sing and to go to the movies. ... See full summary »

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Philippe Maron, Edouard Joubeaud, Laurent Monnier, Brigitte De Villepoix

Votes: 689 | Gross: $0.15M

37. None Shall Escape (1944)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, War

7.1
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The career of a Nazi officer shown as flashbacks from his trial as a war criminal.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Marsha Hunt, Alexander Knox, Henry Travers, Erik Rolf

Votes: 354

38. La fleur du mal (2003)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.6
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67 Metascore

Three generations of a wealthy Bordeaux family are caught in the crossfire when Anne decides to run for mayor, thanks to a political pamphlet that revives an old murder scandal.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Benoît Magimel, Suzanne Flon, Mélanie Doutey

Votes: 2,632 | Gross: $0.18M

39. Safe Conduct (2002)

170 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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82 Metascore

In occupied France, German-run Continental Films calls the shots in the movie business. Assistant director and Resistance activist Jean Devaivre works for Continental, where he can get "in ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Jacques Gamblin, Denis Podalydès, Charlotte Kady, Marie Desgranges

Votes: 1,102 | Gross: $0.03M

40. Mais où est donc passée la 7ème compagnie (1973)

95 min | War, Action, Comedy

6.9
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1940: During the chaotic running fights of the French army the 7th company disappears - nobody knows they've been taken captive. Only their scouting patrol, three witty but lazy guys, can ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Lamoureux | Stars: Jean Lefebvre, Pierre Mondy, Aldo Maccione, Robert Lamoureux

Votes: 1,320

41. Papy fait de la résistance (1983)

102 min | Comedy, Music, War

6.8
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Bourdelle, a family of musicians, refuse to play for Germans during the war. They would like to liberate France using all possible means.

Director: Jean-Marie Poiré | Stars: Christian Clavier, Michel Galabru, Roland Giraud, Gérard Jugnot

Votes: 2,059

42. The True Glory (1945)

87 min | Documentary, War

7.3
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A documentary account of the allied invasion of Europe during World War II compiled from the footage shot by nearly 1400 cameramen. It opens as the assembled allied forces plan and train ... See full summary »

Directors: Garson Kanin, Carol Reed | Stars: Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard Fallon, Robert Harris, Sam Levene

Votes: 290

43. Le viager (1972)

101 min | Comedy

6.9
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Doctor Galipeau has a brother, Emile, whose wife has just given birth to a baby boy and who dreams of owning a house. He has just examined Louis Martinet, an old man who, according to him, ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Tchernia | Stars: Michel Serrault, Michel Galabru, Claude Brasseur, Rosy Varte

Votes: 767

44. Hong ying tao (1996)

120 min | Drama, War

7.2
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It is 1940. Chuchu and Luo Xiaoman are Chinese students who have been sent to study in Moscow, at the International School. She is 13; he is 12. Xiaoman is from Yanan, Mao's base after the ... See full summary »

Director: Daying Ye | Stars: Ke-Yu Guo, Hsiao-Ling Hsu, Vladmill Nizmiroff

Votes: 559

45. On a retrouvé la 7ème compagnie ! (1975)

90 min | Comedy, War

6.6
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French army's seventh company experiences severe setback during world war 2 when it gets separated from other members of the army.They disguise as army officers to escape death when they are caught by German soldiers.

Director: Robert Lamoureux | Stars: Jean Lefebvre, Pierre Mondy, Henri Guybet, Pierre Tornade

Votes: 1,049

46. At Dawn We Die (1943)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Mayor's daughter poses as collaborator to help British agent escape to England with vital information to help the allied war effort.

Director: George King | Stars: John Clements, Godfrey Tearle, Hugh Sinclair, Greta Gynt

Votes: 66

47. ...a pozdravuji vlastovky (1972)

90 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.9
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Towards the end of 1942 a young prisoner Maruska (Magda Vásáryová) awaits in her cell in prison in Breslau (after war Polish Wroclaw) her execution. After death sentence it was ninety nine ... See full summary »

Director: Jaromil Jires | Stars: Magda Vásáryová, Viera Strnisková, Július Vasek, Václav Helsus

Votes: 103

48. Rosolino Paternò, soldato... (1970)

95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.3
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In WWII, a commando was sent in a secret mission in Sicily. They had a reluctant Italian prisoner of war to help them.

Director: Nanni Loy | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Jason Robards, Peter Falk, Martin Landau

Votes: 54

49. Operace Silver A (2007 TV Movie)

149 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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Director: Jirí Strach | Stars: Klára Issová, Tatiana Vilhelmová, Jirí Dvorák, Ivan Trojan

Votes: 61

50. In de schaduw van de overwinning (1986)

103 min | Drama, War

6.4
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During WOII, two members of the dutch resistance share the same goal but use very different methods to reach it.

Director: Ate de Jong | Stars: Jeroen Krabbé, Edwin de Vries, Linda van Dyck, Marieke van der Pol

Votes: 224