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1. War of the Worlds (2005)
PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival.
2. Empire of the Sun (1987)
PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War
A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.
3. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Not Rated | 172 min | Drama, Romance, War
Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
4. Kundun (1997)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.
5. Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
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.
6. Lumière and Company (1995)
88 min | Documentary
40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of 1895. There were ... See full summary »
Writer: Philippe Poulet | Directors: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Vicente Aranda, John Boorman, Youssef Chahine, Alain Corneau, Costa-Gavras, Raymond Depardon, Francis Girod, Peter Greenaway, Lasse Hallström, Hugh Hudson, Gaston Kaboré, Abbas Kiarostami, Cédric Klapisch, Andrey Konchalovskiy, Spike Lee, Claude Lelouch, Bigas Luna, Sarah Moon, Arthur Penn, Lucian Pintilie, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Jerry Schatzberg, Nadine Trintignant, Fernando Trueba, Liv Ullmann, Jaco Van Dormael, Régis Wargnier, Wim Wenders, Yoshishige Yoshida, Yimou Zhang, Merzak Allouache, Gabriel Axel, Michael Haneke, James Ivory, Patrice Leconte, David Lynch, Ismail Merchant, Claude Miller, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Jacques Rivette | Stars: Pernilla August, Max von Sydow, Merzak Allouache, Jeffe Alperi
7. Come See the Paradise (1990)
R | 138 min | Drama, History, Romance
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 »
8. The Atomic Cafe (1982)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary
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.
9. Insignificance (1985)
R | 110 min | Drama, Comedy
Four 1950s icons meet in the same hotel room and two of them discover more in common between them than they ever anticipated.
10. The Little House (2014)
136 min | Drama
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.
11. Three Came Home (1950)
Not Rated | 106 min | War, Drama
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 »
14. Day One (1989 TV Movie)
141 min | Drama, History
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 »
86 min | Documentary
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 »
16. Barefoot Gen (1983)
83 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
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.
17. Hiroshima (2005 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, Drama, History
Documentary with dramatic reenactments with actors to describe what dropping the bomb on Hiroshima was like.
18. FTA (1972)
R | 97 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music
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
20. Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
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 »
21. Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (1980 TV Movie)
156 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Well-intentioned history lesson; the decision to drop the atom bomb, the secrecy surrounding the mission, and the men who flew it.
22. The Face of Jizo (2004)
99 min | Drama
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 »
23. The Beginning or the End (1947)
Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History
The research, development, and deployment of the first atomic bomb, as well as the bombing of Hiroshima, are detailed in this docudrama.
25. Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean (2005)
128 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
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.
27. Children of Hiroshima (1952)
97 min | Drama, War
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.
29. Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, History, War
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 »
30. The Cats of Mirikitani (2006)
74 min | Documentary
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 »
31. Barefoot Gen 2 (1986)
85 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
Three years after the Hiroshima bombing, a teenager helps a group of orphans to survive and find their new life.
35. Women in the Mirror (2002)
129 min | Drama
Three women who share memories of the Hiroshima disaster try to uncover the hidden family ties that may or may not bind them together.
41. The Forgotten Bomb (2010)
95 min | Documentary, History, War
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 »
42. Finding Fatima (2010 Video)
90 min | Biography, History
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.
43. Inhumanities II: Modern Atrocities (1989 Video)
76 min | Documentary, War
Compilation of newsreel footage of atrocities, murders, natural disasters, aircraft accidents, and other spectacles involving violent death or extremes of human suffering
44. I Want to Destroy America (2006)
66 min | Documentary, Music
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.
46. Children of Armageddon (2008)
95 min | Documentary
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 »