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1. Valkyrie (2008)

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

7.1
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56 Metascore

A dramatization of the 20 July assassination and political coup plot by desperate renegade German Army officers against Hitler during World War II.

Writers: Christopher McQuarrie, Nathan Alexander | Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Carice van Houten, Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 169,006

2. A Bridge Too Far (1977)

PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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A historical telling of the failed attempt to capture several bridges on a road to Germany in World War II, in a campaign called Operation Market-Garden.

Writers: Cornelius Ryan, William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Sean Connery, Ryan O'Neal, Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier

Votes: 37,605

3. The Longest Day (1962)

G | 178 min | Action, Drama, History

7.8
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The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.

Writers: Cornelius Ryan, Romain Gary, James Jones, David Pursall, Jack Seddon | Directors: Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki, Gerd Oswald, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton, Henry Fonda

Votes: 40,719

4. Kelly's Heroes (1970)

GP | 144 min | Adventure, Comedy, War

7.7
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A group of U.S. soldiers sneaks across enemy lines to get their hands on a secret stash of Nazi treasure.

Writer: Troy Kennedy-Martin | Director: Brian G. Hutton | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles, Carroll O'Connor

Votes: 32,124

5. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

G | 144 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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A dramatization of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen.

Writers: Larry Forrester, Hideo Oguni, Ryûzô Kikushima, Gordon W. Prange, Ladislas Farago | Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 23,595

6. Bloody Sunday (2002)

R | 107 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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90 Metascore

A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.

Writer: Paul Greengrass | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: James Nesbitt, Tim Pigott-Smith, Nicholas Farrell, Allan Gildea

Votes: 18,668

7. Joyeux Noel (2005)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, History, Music

7.8
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70 Metascore

On Christmas Eve during world War I, the Germans, French, and Scottish fraternize and get to know the men who live on the opposite side of a brutal war, in what became a true lesson of humanity.

Writer: Christian Carion | Director: Christian Carion | Stars: Diane Kruger, Benno Fürmann, Guillaume Canet, Natalie Dessay

Votes: 19,969

8. Simon (1980)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.2
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A group of scientist take Simon, a psychology professor, as a test person for a brainwash experiment. After that they try to convince him that he was a living-being from another planet.

Writers: Marshall Brickman, Thomas Baum | Director: Marshall Brickman | Stars: Alan Arkin, Madeline Kahn, Austin Pendleton, Judy Graubart

Votes: 496

9. The Pirate Movie (1982)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

5.0
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The crew of a large ship sail the high seas encountering other pirates from other ships. The boy from the ship end up having saves his girlfriend who is kidnapped by a bunch of other pirates.

Writers: William S. Gilbert, Trevor Farrant | Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton, Bill Kerr

Votes: 3,260

10. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

Passed | 163 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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From the Boer War through World War II, a soldier rises through the ranks in the British military.

Writers: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook, James McKechnie

Votes: 9,429

11. MacArthur (1977)

PG | 130 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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The story of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander during World War II and United Nations Commander for the Korean War. "MacArthur" begins in 1942, following the ... See full summary »

Writers: Hal Barwood, Matthew Robbins | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Gregory Peck, Dan O'Herlihy, Ed Flanders, Ivan Bonar

Votes: 3,117

12. The Lighthorsemen (1987)

PG | 131 min | War, Drama

7.0
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In 1917 when the British forces are bogged down in front of the Turkish and German lines in Palestine they rely on the Australian light horse regiment to break the deadlock.

Writer: Ian Jones | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Peter Phelps, Nick Waters, John Larking, John Heywood

Votes: 1,055

13. Reptile 2001 (1999)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Horror, Fantasy

2.6
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It's been asleep for two hundred million years. Now it been awakened by aliens from another galaxy. The aliens are using Yonggary to destroy mankind.

Writers: Marty Poole, Hyung-rae Shim | Director: Hyung-rae Shim | Stars: Dan Cashman, Bruce Cornwell, Dennis Howard, Matt Landers

Votes: 1,335

14. Private Snuffy Smith (1942)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Romance, War

4.9
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Snuffy Smith, moonshining hillbilly, grows tired of dodging revenue agents, headed by Cooper, and decides to take the army up on their offer of free clothes, food and $21.00 a month. Once ... See full summary »

Writers: Billy DeBeck, John Grey, Jack Henley, Lloyd French, Doncho Hall | Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Bud Duncan, Edgar Kennedy, Sarah Padden, J. Farrell MacDonald

Votes: 72

15. Army Girl (1938)

Approved | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.4
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A fight to keep cavalry horses from being replaced by tanks culminates in a great race between machine and beast.

Writers: Charles L. Clifford, Barry Trivers, Samuel Ornitz | Director: George Nichols Jr. | Stars: Madge Evans, Preston Foster, James Gleason, H.B. Warner

Votes: 48

16. My Three Sons (1960–1972)
Episode: Adjust or Bust (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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After Steve visits the office of a potential client, a Major General with a motto of "Adjust or bust," he experiences a series of transportation inconveniences and missed connections while ... See full summary »

Writers: James Leighton, Peter Tewksbury | Director: Peter Tewksbury | Stars: Fred MacMurray, William Frawley, Tim Considine, Don Grady

Votes: 10

17. Person to Person (1953–1961)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1953)

Documentary, News

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Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Edward R. Murrow, William F. Dean, Jacqueline Kennedy, John F. Kennedy

18. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 1 March 1954 (1954)

History, News

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Lesueur and Crawford interview Major General Harry G. Armstrong, the U.S. Air Force's Surgeon General. Topics include advances in military medicine and techniques to evacuate military patients from combat zones.

Stars: Harry G. Armstrong, Winston Burdett, Kenneth Crawford, Larry LeSueur

19. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 19 January 1953 (1953)

History, News

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Huie and Hazlitt interview Major General Charles A. Willoughby, former Chief Intelligence Officer in the Far East. Topics include the Spanish Civil War and the United States' position on Spain and its ruler Francisco Franco.

Stars: Henry Hazlitt, William Bradford Huie, Charles A. Willoughby

20. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 26 January 1953 (1953)

History, News

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Huie and Hazlitt interview Major General Frank L. Howley, formerly the first military governor of Berlin. Topics include the Cold War, peace negotiations to end the Korean War, West ... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Hazlitt, Frank Howley, William Bradford Huie