Most Popular "Rationing" Titles
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1. The Martian (2015)
PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
2. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, War
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.
3. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Unrated | 89 min | Animation, Drama, War
A tragic film covering a young boy and his little sister's struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.
4. SGU Stargate Universe (2009–2011)
Not Rated | 43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Trapped on an Ancient spaceship billions of light years from home, a group of soldiers and civilians struggle to survive and find their way back to Earth.
5. Blindness (2008)
R | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant "white blindness". Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where the newly created "society of ... See full summary »
6. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
R | 141 min | Drama, History, War
The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
7. Daybreakers (2009)
R | 98 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vamps on a way to save humankind.
8. A Very Long Engagement (2004)
R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One.
9. Delicatessen (1991)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime
Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants.
10. Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Unrated | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a ... See full summary »
11. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 133 min | Drama, History, Western
A chronicle of how American Indians were displaced as the U.S. expanded west. Based on the book by Dee Brown.
12. Silent Night (2002 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Drama, War
Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and ... See full summary »
13. The Army of Shadows (1969)
Not Rated | 145 min | Drama, War
An account of underground resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied France.
14. Let Him Have It (1991)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History
In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship... See full summary »
15. The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009 TV Movie)
95 min | Biography, Drama, War
The story of Irena Sendler, a social worker who was part of the Polish underground during World War II and was arrested by the Nazis for saving the lives of nearly 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw ghetto.
16. Leningrad (2009)
R | 110 min | Drama, War
When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the ... See full summary »
17. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
R | 105 min | Biography, Drama
This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ... See full summary »
18. Odd Man Out (1947)
Not Rated | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery. Action takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
19. Since You Went Away (1944)
Approved | 177 min | Drama, Romance, War
While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger, Colonel Smollett, to help make ends meet and dealing with shortages and ... See full summary »
20. Turtles Can Fly (2004)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War
Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.
21. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, War
After an all-night send-off party for the troops, a small-town girl wakes up to find herself married and pregnant, but with no memory of her husband's identity.
22. Elephant Walk (1954)
Approved | 103 min | Drama
The young bride of a rich planter finds herself the only white woman at Elephant Walk tea plantation, British Ceylon.
23. Zelary (2003)
R | 150 min | Romance, Drama
A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life ... See full summary »
24. Passport to Pimlico (1949)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy
Residents of a part of London declare independence, when they discover an old treaty. This leads to the need for a 'Passport to Pimlico'.
25. El Alamein - The Line of Fire (2002)
117 min | Drama, War
War seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942 to fight in Africa. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel ... See full summary »
26. No Blade of Grass (1970)
R | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
When a deadly virus strikes London, John Custance takes his family to hoped-for safety in Scotland.
27. 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 »
28. Germany Year Zero (1948)
Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, War
Edmund, a young boy who lives in war-devastated Germany after the Second World War has to do all kinds of work and tricks to help his family in getting food and barely survive. One day he ... See full summary »
29. Bert & Dickie (2012)
89 min | Drama
Thrown together just five weeks before the final of the 1948 London Olympics, Bert Bushnell and Dickie Burnell row together in the the double sculls.
30. Salt of the Earth (1954)
94 min | Drama, History
Mexican workers at a Zinc mine call a general strike. It is only through the solidarity of the workers, and importantly the indomitable resolve of their wives, mothers and daughters, that they eventually triumph.
31. Back Home (2001 TV Movie)
98 min | Drama
At the beginning of WWII, Virginia is sent to America by her parents to keep her safe. Now the war in Europe is over, it's time for Virginia (or Rusty, as she likes to be called) to come ... See full summary »
32. For the Cause (2000)
R | 100 min | Sci-Fi
Earth is in a state of constant war and two colonies of humans have been sent to a far away world. The colonists create a new civilisation but have inherited the worst traits of their ... See full summary »
33. Tender Comrade (1943)
Approved | 102 min | Drama, Romance
Jo Jones, a young defense plant worker whose husband is in the military during World War II, shares a house with three other women in the same situation.
34. Safe Conduct (2002)
170 min | Biography, Drama, History
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 »
35. My Reputation (1946)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Romance
A recent widow meets an army major while skiing and despite pressures from friends and family becomes romantically involved with him.
36. The Devil Strikes at Night (1957)
97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A serial killer terrorizes Hamburg, Germany, during World War II. When the local police can't seem to catch him, the SS is brought into the case.
37. The Heavenly Body (1944)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
The beautiful wife of a tweedy astronomer becomes convinced that her astrologer's prediction of a new dream man in her life will come true.
38. I Became a Criminal (1947)
Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In this gritty film noir, cynical ex-RAF flyer Morgan, bored with civilian life, joins a break-in gang led by Narcy. On his first job, the getaway car crashes after killing a policeman. ... See full summary »
39. Yankee Buccaneer (1952)
86 min | Adventure, History, Romance
Captain David Porter of the fledgling American Navy receives orders to masquerade as a privateer in order to corral some Caribbean pirates.
40. Das Boot ist voll (1981)
Unrated | 101 min | Drama, War
During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: ... See full summary »
42. Record of a Tenement Gentleman (1947)
72 min | Drama
In post-war Japan, a man brings a lost boy to his tenement. No one wants to take the child for even one night; finally, a sour widow, Tané, does. The next day, complaining, she takes the ... See full summary »
43. My Tomato (1943)
Approved | 8 min | Comedy, Short
Joe Doakes is lamenting to his wife the lack of variety in his meals. In particular, he misses eating stewed tomatoes, the fruit which he believes incorrectly is being rationed as a war ... See full summary »
44. The Great Gildersleeve (1942)
Approved | 62 min | Comedy
Gildersleeve, a small town bachelor, has slapstick troubles with a husband-hunting woman and two helpful kids.
45. X Marks the Spot (1942)
Approved | 55 min | Crime, Mystery
It's 1942. rubber is a valuable commodity during WW2. Eddie Delaney is a second lieutenant in the army, but also a private detective. Eddy swings into action, when his father, ... See full summary »
46. Canadian Mounties vs. Atomic Invaders (1953)
Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A villain named Marlof attempts to set up secret missile bases inside Canada so he can launch missiles at the U.S. The Canadian Mounted Police dispatch agents to try to stop him.
47. Tomorrow We Live (1942)
Passed | 64 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Julie Bronson (Jean Parker), whose father, "Pop" Bronson (Emmett Lynn) operates a desert café, is attracting the unwanted attention of a half-crazed gangster known as The Ghost (Ricardo ... See full summary »
49. Rubber Racketeers (1942)
67 min | Crime, Drama
Gilin, is just released from prison and now that the government has clamped down on the sale of tires, decides to enter the tire-stealing-for-resell racket. Driving home, he has a car wreck... See full summary »