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1. War of the Worlds (2005)

PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.5
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73 Metascore

As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival.

Writers: Josh Friedman, David Koepp, H.G. Wells | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins, Miranda Otto

Votes: 322,179

2. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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60 Metascore

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Writers: J.G. Ballard, Tom Stoppard | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

Votes: 86,498

3. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Not Rated | 172 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, MacKinlay Kantor | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright

Votes: 38,494

4. Kundun (1997)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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74 Metascore

From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.

Writer: Melissa Mathison | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong, Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin, Tenzin Yeshi Paichang

Votes: 21,167

5. Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.

Writer: Marguerite Duras | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud

Votes: 18,643

7. Come See the Paradise (1990)

R | 138 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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Portraying one of the shadier details of American history, this is the story of Jack McGurn, who comes to Los Angeles in 1936. He gets a job at a movie theatre in Little Tokyo and falls in ... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Parker | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Tamlyn Tomita, Sab Shimono, Shizuko Hoshi

Votes: 2,049

8. The Atomic Cafe (1982)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

7.7
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Disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety.

Directors: Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, Pierce Rafferty | Stars: Paul Tibbets, Harry S. Truman, W.H.P. Blandy, Brien McMahon

Votes: 3,214

9. Insignificance (1985)

R | 110 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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Four 1950s icons meet in the same hotel room and two of them discover more in common between them than they ever anticipated.

Writer: Terry Johnson | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Gary Busey, Tony Curtis, Theresa Russell, Michael Emil

Votes: 2,325

10. The Little House (2014)

136 min | Drama

7.4
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A woman looks back on her family's life in Tokyo before and during WWII. A maid arrives from the countryside to work for an upper middle class family. She fits in well, but everyone's emotions are stirred up with the arrival of a student.

Writers: Kyôko Nakajima, Yôji Yamada, Emiko Hiramatsu | Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Takako Matsu, Chieko Baishô, Takatarô Kataoka

Votes: 567

11. Three Came Home (1950)

Not Rated | 106 min | War, Drama

7.4
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The true story of Agnes Newton Keith's imprisonment in several Japanese prisoner-of-war camps from 1941 to the end of WWII. Separated from her husband and with a young son to care for she ... See full summary »

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Agnes Newton Keith | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Patric Knowles, Florence Desmond, Sessue Hayakawa

Votes: 1,276

12. Black Rain (1989)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

8.0
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The story of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, based on Masuji Ibuse's novel.

Writers: Masuji Ibuse, Shôhei Imamura, Toshirô Ishidô | Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Yoshiko Tanaka, Kazuo Kitamura, Etsuko Ichihara, Shôichi Ozawa

Votes: 2,155

13. Hiroshima (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 190 min | Drama, War

8.0
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The grisly events leading to the first attack with a nuclear weapon.

Writers: John Hopkins, Toshirô Ishidô | Directors: Koreyoshi Kurahara, Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Lynne Adams, Wesley Addy, Allen Altman, Bernard Behrens

Votes: 756

14. Day One (1989 TV Movie)

141 min | Drama, History

7.7
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Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Wyden, David W. Rintels | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Brian Dennehy, David Strathairn, Michael Tucker, Hume Cronyn

Votes: 316

15. White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007)

86 min | Documentary

8.4
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As global tensions rise, the unthinkable threat of nuclear war has become very real--and very frightening. Through the powerful recollections of the survivors of the atomic bombs that ... See full summary »

Writer: Steven Okazaki | Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Harold Agnew, Shuntaro Hida, Kiyoko Imori, Morris Jeppson

Votes: 1,342

16. Barefoot Gen (1983)

83 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.1
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A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a disturbing story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people.

Writer: Keiji Nakazawa | Director: Mori Masaki | Stars: Issei Miyazaki, Catherine Battistone, Yoshie Shimamura, Iona Morris

Votes: 5,191

17. Hiroshima (2005 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Drama, History

8.1
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Documentary with dramatic reenactments with actors to describe what dropping the bomb on Hiroshima was like.

Writer: Paul Wilmshurst | Director: Paul Wilmshurst | Stars: John Hurt, Noboru Akima, George Anton, Fred Ashworth

Votes: 746

18. FTA (1972)

R | 97 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

6.7
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A documentary about a political troupe headed by actors Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland which traveled to towns near military bases in the US in the early 1970s. The group put on shows ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Alaimo, Len Chandler, Pamela Donegan, Nancy Dowd, Rita Martinson, Robin Menken, Holly Near, Dalton Trumbo | Director: Francine Parker | Stars: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Pamela Donegan, Len Chandler

Votes: 193

19. The Last Bomb (1945)

35 min | Short, Documentary, War

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Documentary of the planning and delivery of the last great bomber attack on the city of Tokyo by the U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Reed Hadley, Arthur Kennedy, Curtis LeMay, Zane Mann

Votes: 42

20. Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)

Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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During WWII, a human heart taken from a certain lab in Europe (Dr. Frankenstein's) is kept in a Japanese lab, when it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart ... See full summary »

Writers: Reuben Bercovitch, Takeshi Kimura, Mary Shelley, Jerry Sohl | Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Tadao Takashima, Nick Adams, Kumi Mizuno, Yoshio Tsuchiya

Votes: 1,241

21. Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (1980 TV Movie)

156 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.7
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Well-intentioned history lesson; the decision to drop the atom bomb, the secrecy surrounding the mission, and the men who flew it.

Writers: Millard Kaufman, James Poe, Gordon Thomas, Max Morgan Witts | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Billy Crystal, Kim Darby, Patrick Duffy, Gary Frank

Votes: 216

22. The Face of Jizo (2004)

99 min | Drama

7.2
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Based on a play by Hisashi Inoue, it focuses on the sufferings of the survivors of Hiroshima. The film takes place during 4 days in the summer of 1948, as the ghost of her father visits ... See full summary »

Writers: Shinya Ikeda, Hisashi Inoue, Kazuo Kuroki | Director: Kazuo Kuroki | Stars: Rie Miyazawa, Yoshio Harada, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 164

23. The Beginning or the End (1947)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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The research, development, and deployment of the first atomic bomb, as well as the bombing of Hiroshima, are detailed in this docudrama.

Writers: Robert Considine, Frank Wead | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Robert Walker, Tom Drake, Beverly Tyler

Votes: 367

24. True Gore (1987 Video)

85 min | Documentary, Horror

4.0
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Writer: M. Dixon Causey | Director: M. Dixon Causey | Stars: Adolf Hitler, Jim Jones, Monte Cazazza, Cole Palme

Votes: 35

25. Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean (2005)

128 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.3
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A drama set during World War II where a submarine carrying a secret weapon attempts to stop a planned third atomic bombing of Japan. Based on Harutoshi Fukui's novel Shuusen no Lorelei.

Writers: Harutoshi Fukui, Satoshi Suzuki | Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Cellin Gluck | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Toshirô Yanagiba, Yû Kashii

Votes: 593

26. The Mushroom Club (2005)

35 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Keiji Nakazawa, Toshiko Saiki

Votes: 35

27. Children of Hiroshima (1952)

97 min | Drama, War

7.9
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86 Metascore

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.

Writers: Arata Osada, Kaneto Shindô | Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Osamu Takizawa, Masao Shimizu, Jûkichi Uno

Votes: 674

28. Hiroshima Maiden (1988 TV Movie)

53 min | Drama, Family

7.6
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Writers: Kenneth Cavander, J. Miyoko Hensley, Steven Hensley | Director: Joan Darling | Stars: Susan Blakely, Tamlyn Tomita, Stephen Dorff, Richard Masur

Votes: 46

29. Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, History, War

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The movie follows the perspective of several characters (such as Japanese victims, soldiers, American prisoners of war and others) and how they lived or tried to survive the effects felt ... See full summary »

Writer: John McGreevey | Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Max von Sydow, Judd Nelson, Mako, Tamlyn Tomita

Votes: 237

30. The Cats of Mirikitani (2006)

74 min | Documentary

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73 Metascore

Documentary about red-beret-ed Jimmy Mirikitani, a feisty painter working and living on the street, near the World Trade Center, when 9/11 devastates the neighborhood. A nearby film editor,... See full summary »

Director: Linda Hattendorf | Stars: Linda Hattendorf, Jimmy Mirikitani

Votes: 678

31. Barefoot Gen 2 (1986)

85 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

7.2
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Three years after the Hiroshima bombing, a teenager helps a group of orphans to survive and find their new life.

Writers: Keiji Nakazawa, Hideo Takayashiki | Director: Toshio Hirata | Stars: Issei Miyazaki, Masaki Kôda, Kei Nakamura, Takami Aoyama

Votes: 602

32. Rabbit in the Moon (1999)

Documentary, Biography, History

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Writer: Emiko Omori | Director: Emiko Omori | Stars: Emiko Omori, Chizuko Omori, Frank Emi, Aiko Yoshinaga-Herzig

Votes: 80

33. Atomic Journeys: Welcome to Ground Zero (1999 Video)

52 min | Documentary, History

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A tour of U.S. atomic test sites in Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Mississippi, and Alaska.

Writer: Peter Kuran | Director: Peter Kuran | Star: William Shatner

Votes: 204

34. Submarines: Sharks of Steel (1993)

240 min | War

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Writers: Michael Caulfield, Scott Hicks | Director: Scott Hicks

Votes: 29

35. Women in the Mirror (2002)

129 min | Drama

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Three women who share memories of the Hiroshima disaster try to uncover the hidden family ties that may or may not bind them together.

Writer: Yoshishige Yoshida | Director: Yoshishige Yoshida | Stars: Mariko Okada, Yoshiko Tanaka, Sae Isshiki, Hideo Murota

Votes: 174

36. Public Enemy Number One (1981)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, War

6.9
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Director: David Bradbury

Votes: 8

37. Hiroshima Nagasaki August, 1945 (1970)

16 min | Documentary, Short, History

8.3
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Aftermath of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings.

Writers: Geof Bartz, Paul Ronder | Director: Erik Barnouw | Stars: Kazuko Oshima, Paul Ronder

Votes: 41

38. Welcome to the Club (1971)

R | 88 min | Comedy

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Writer: Clement Biddle Wood | Director: Walter Shenson | Stars: Brian Foley, Jack Warden, Andy Jarrell, Kevin O'Connor

Votes: 15

39. Hiroshima: The Decision to Drop the Bomb (1995 TV Movie)

Documentary, History, War

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The events and circumstances leading to the U.S. decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan at the end of World War II.

Writer: Jeremy Bennett | Star: Ian Holm

Votes: 21

40. Obâchan's Garden (2003)

94 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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Writer: Linda Ohama | Director: Linda Ohama | Stars: Linda Ohama, Asayo Murakami, Caitlin Ohama Darcus, Natsuko Ohama

Votes: 28

41. The Forgotten Bomb (2010)

95 min | Documentary, History, War

6.0
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When the Cold War ended, worry about nuclear weapons receded. But has the nuclear threat really diminished? Join Bud Ryan on a personal and global journey to discover what the bomber can ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Overbey | Stars: Bud Ryan, Michael Hall, Dave Ward, Gar Alperovitz

Votes: 41

42. Finding Fatima (2010 Video)

90 min | Biography, History

7.6
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Explores the story of three children who claimed to have witnessed visitations of the Virgin Mary in Fatima, 1917. It shows the journey that they went on and how their courage and belief changed the face of Portugal.

Writers: Dominic Higgins, Ian Higgins | Directors: Dominic Higgins, Ian Higgins | Stars: Jay Sutherland, Rector Virgilio Do Nascimento Antunes, Ava Lyn Koh, Luciano Cristino

Votes: 16

43. Inhumanities II: Modern Atrocities (1989 Video)

76 min | Documentary, War

6.3
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Compilation of newsreel footage of atrocities, murders, natural disasters, aircraft accidents, and other spectacles involving violent death or extremes of human suffering

Writer: Anthony R. Lovett | Director: Wesley Emerson | Stars: Ayatollah Khomeini, Jeff Doucett, Gary Plauche

Votes: 29

44. I Want to Destroy America (2006)

66 min | Documentary, Music

6.5
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A touching documentary about the singular career of Hisao Shinagawa, a Japanese street musician who has refused to give up on his elusive dream of success and stardom, regardless of personal cost and the solitary reality of his life.

Director: Peter I. Chang | Star: Hisao Shinagawa

Votes: 12

45. Camps of Death (1983 Video)

Documentary, History, War

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Writer: Geof Bartz | Stars: André Baruch, Jackson Beck, Eva Braun, Adolf Hitler

Votes: 23

46. Children of Armageddon (2008)

95 min | Documentary

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Facing a potential nuclear renaissance, this moving account explores the legacy of nuclear arms through the lives of 4 young women. First we meet Maki, granddaughter of a Hiroshima bombing ... See full summary »

Writer: Fabienne Lips-Dumas | Director: Fabienne Lips-Dumas

47. King of the Monsters (1991 Video Game)

Not Rated | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.4
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A one-on-one beat-em-up where you can play a big monster. You can also smash the background graphics and collect power-ups.

Director: Hamachi Papa

Votes: 21

48. Hadashi no Gen (2007 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, War

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Stars: Ren Kobayashi, Akira Takahashi, Yuki Imai, Yuriko Ishida

Votes: 13

49. Death in Focus (1989 Video)

74 min | Documentary, War

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Director: Elvis Boorman | Stars: Adolf Hitler, Robert F. Kennedy

50. Kamikaze (1960)

85 min | Documentary

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Director: Perry Wolff | Stars: Duncan Elliott, Masahiro Kawano, Jim Stephens

Votes: 8