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1. Pearl Harbor (2001)

PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, History

6.1
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44 Metascore

A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott

Votes: 263,938 | Gross: $198.54M

2. Pan (2015)

PG | 111 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.8
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36 Metascore

12-year-old orphan Peter is spirited away to the magical world of Neverland, where he finds both fun and danger, and ultimately discovers his destiny -- to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund, Rooney Mara

Votes: 46,459 | Gross: $34.96M

3. The Great Escape (1963)

Approved | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.2
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Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson

Votes: 174,040

4. The World at War (1973–1974)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

9.2
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A series of documentaries about World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Anthony Eden, Averell Harriman, Albert Speer

Votes: 13,059

5. Battle of Britain (1969)

G | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle to prevent the Luftwaffe from gaining air superiority over the English Channel as a prelude to a possible Axis invasion of the UK.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews, Curd Jürgens

Votes: 16,641

6. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.9
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42 Metascore

40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.

Director: Tom Harper | Stars: Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine, Phoebe Fox, Leanne Best

Votes: 21,038 | Gross: $26.50M

7. Into the White (I) (2012)

R | 104 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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Norway, WWII: A group of British and German soldiers find themselves stranded in the wilderness after an aircraft battle. Finding shelter in the same cabin, they realize the only way to survive the winter is to place the rules of war aside.

Director: Petter Næss | Stars: Florian Lukas, David Kross, Lachlan Nieboer, Stig Henrik Hoff

Votes: 16,061 | Gross: $0.00M

8. Stairway to Heaven (1946)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: David Niven, Kim Hunter, Robert Coote, Kathleen Byron

Votes: 14,218

9. The Dam Busters (1955)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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The story of how the British attacked German dams in WWII by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Ursula Jeans, Basil Sydney

Votes: 7,785

10. 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: 9,229 | Gross: $0.67M

11. La Grande Vadrouille (1966)

G | 132 min | Comedy, War

8.0
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A RAF Bomber is shot down over Paris by the Germans. Its crew (Terry Thomas as a flight captain) land there by parachute. With the help of some French civilians (Louis De Funès in the role ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Oury | Stars: Bourvil, Louis de Funès, Claudio Brook, Andréa Parisy

Votes: 11,683

12. O Lucky Man! (1973)

R | 178 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe. Many actors play multiple roles, giving the film a stagy tone.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts, Arthur Lowe

Votes: 6,317

13. Mosquito Squadron (1969)

G | 90 min | War, Drama

5.6
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In WW2, a RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade and receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France.

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: David McCallum, Suzanne Neve, Charles Gray, David Buck

Votes: 956

14. 633 Squadron (1964)

Approved | 102 min | War, Drama

6.4
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An RAF squadron is assigned to knock out a German rocket fuel factory in Norway. The factory supplies fuel for the Nazi effort to launch rockets on England during D-Day.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Cliff Robertson, George Chakiris, Maria Perschy, Harry Andrews

Votes: 2,681

15. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Kaaren Verne

Votes: 4,127

16. The Purple Plain (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.6
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After losing his bride in a Luftwaffe air raid, bomber pilot Forrester becomes a solitary killing machine, who doesn't care whether he dies. The reckless Canadian pilot is both admired and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee, Win Min Than, Brenda de Banzie

Votes: 1,380

17. The McKenzie Break (1970)

PG | 108 min | War, Drama, Action

6.5
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During WW2, German POWs in Britain plot to escape from their prison camp in Scotland.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Brian Keith, Helmut Griem, Ian Hendry, Jack Watson

Votes: 1,173

18. Reach for the Sky (1956)

123 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.2
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Biopic of RAF Group Captain Douglas Bader who, after having lost both legs, flew a British fighter plane during WW2.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Lyndon Brook, Lee Patterson

Votes: 1,698

19. The Lion Has Wings (1939)

76 min | Drama, War

5.9
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Alexander Korda's bit for the British war effort shows the world both at peace and on the verge of Nazi domination. Spliced together to form a documentary style film of both newsreel and ... See full summary »

Directors: Adrian Brunel, Brian Desmond Hurst, Michael Powell, Alexander Korda | Stars: Merle Oberon, Ralph Richardson, June Duprez, Flora Robson

Votes: 385

20. Raid on Rommel (1971)

GP | 99 min | Drama, War

5.6
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In 1942 Libya, a German-speaking British Intelligence officer uses former British POWs, some dressed in German uniforms, to fulfill a secret sabotage mission inside German-captured Tobruk.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Richard Burton, John Colicos, Clinton Greyn, Wolfgang Preiss

Votes: 1,543

21. The Haunted Airman (2006 TV Movie)

R | 68 min | Drama, Thriller, War

4.7
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An injured RAF pilot, confined to a wheelchair is committed to an eerie hospital where he starts to lose his mind

Director: Chris Durlacher | Stars: Julian Sands, Rachael Stirling, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Ainsleigh

Votes: 1,732

22. Spitfire (1942)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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Aircraft designer/patriot R. J. Mitchell, alarmed at growing German militarism, works to perfect a defense against the German Messerschmidt at the cost of his health.

Director: Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, David Niven, Rosamund John, Roland Culver

Votes: 1,133

23. Breaking the Sound Barrier (1952)

109 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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Fictionalized story of British aerospace engineers solving the problem of supersonic flight.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Ann Todd, Nigel Patrick, John Justin

Votes: 1,134

24. Piece of Cake (1988– )

312 min | Drama, War

8.4
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Stories of the men of the RAF Hornet Squadron during the early days of World War II.

Stars: Neil Dudgeon, George Anton, Boyd Gaines, Jeremy Northam

Votes: 620

25. Tomorrow Is Forever (1946)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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Elizabeth and John say goodbye as John leaves to go to war. When World War I ends, Elizabeth receives a telegram that John has been killed in action. She finds comfort in Larry and they ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Orson Welles, George Brent, Lucile Watson

Votes: 1,789

26. Reunion in France (1942)

Passed | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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Frenchwoman Michele de la Becque, an opponent of the Nazis in German-occupied Paris, hides a downed American flyer, Pat Talbot, and attempts to get him safely out of the country.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Joan Crawford, John Wayne, Philip Dorn, Reginald Owen

Votes: 1,089

27. The Deep Blue Sea (1955)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A woman unhappy in her passionless marriage leaves her husband for a younger and more ardent lover.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Kenneth More, Eric Portman, Emlyn Williams

Votes: 223

28. Angels One Five (1952)

98 min | Drama, War

6.5
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The story of an RAF fighter squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain.

Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Michael Denison, Andrew Osborn, Cyril Raymond

Votes: 630

29. A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941)

Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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Tyrone Power is a pilots' pilot, but he doesn't believe in anything beyond his own abilities. He gets into trouble by flying a new fighter directly to Canada instead of to New York and ... See full summary »

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Betty Grable, John Sutton, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 914

30. Raiders in the Sky (1953)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.4
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War drama about the dangerous and stressful work of Lancaster bomber British crews during WW2.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Ian Hunter, Dinah Sheridan, Bryan Forbes

Votes: 416

31. The Eagle and the Hawk (1933)

73 min | War, Action, Drama

7.2
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The pilots of a Royal Air Force squadron in World War I face not only physical but mental dangers in their struggle to survive while fighting the enemy.

Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Fredric March, Cary Grant, Jack Oakie, Carole Lombard

Votes: 574

32. Eagles Over London (1969)

PG | 100 min | Drama, War

5.7
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In World war 2, a German undercover unit infiltrates British lines during the evacuation of Dunkirk, 1939. The film revolves around their successes and failures in disrupting R.A.F. operations during the Battle of Britain.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Frederick Stafford, Van Johnson, Francisco Rabal, Ida Galli

Votes: 343

33. Operation Snafu (1961)

89 min | Comedy, War

5.7
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When he is pulled up in court for selling stuff on the street, Horace Pope says he was only doing it while waiting to enlist. The judge calls his bluff and forces him to sign up. Pope makes... See full summary »

Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery, Victor Maddern, Harry Locke

Votes: 342

34. The Battle of Britain (1943)

54 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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The official World War II US government account of Great Britain's stand against the Nazi war machine after the Dunkirk evacuation.

Directors: Frank Capra, Anthony Veiller | Stars: Douglas Bader, Arno Breker, Winston Churchill, Hermann Göring

Votes: 576

35. Jenny's War (1985)

PG | 198 min | Drama, War

7.8
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This fact-based story follows a woman who launches a rescue of her Royal Air Force pilot son, who was shot down over Germany in 1941. Getting no help from the underground, she sets up her own rescue mission.

Stars: Dyan Cannon, Elke Sommer, Robert Hardy, Patrick Ryecart

Votes: 125

36. The Night My Number Came Up (1955)

94 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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On a routine flight from Hong-Kong to Japan, a British military transport aircraft's fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare.

Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Alexander Knox, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 578

37. Over Here (1996 TV Movie)

185 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.3
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Comedy drama set in wartime Britain showing what can happen when British RAF men and soldiers from the American Air Force are forced to share barracks.

Director: Tony Dow | Stars: Samuel West, James Terry, Todd Boyce, Louise Brighton

Votes: 137

38. Listen to Britain (1942)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life and of the turmoil and privation caused by the war, all without narration.

Directors: Humphrey Jennings, Stewart McAllister | Stars: Leonard Brockington, Joseph Macleod, Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen

Votes: 1,118

39. The Pathfinders (1972– )

60 min | Drama, War

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Stars: Robert Urquhart, Jack Watling, Julian Orchard, Jack May

Votes: 38

40. Body and Soul (1931)

70 min | Drama

7.0
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Andress, Watson and Johnson are with a Royal Air Force squadron in France. When Watson is killed in combat, Andrews tries to return the letters Watson received from a girl called "Pom-Pom."... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Charles Farrell, Elissa Landi, Humphrey Bogart, Myrna Loy

Votes: 51

41. Reunion of Giants (2015 TV Movie)

88 min | Documentary

8.1
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The last two airworthy WWII Lancaster Bombers reunited over England to make history in 2014. A war relic from Canada crossed the Atlantic to meet her counterpart in the UK and for the first... See full summary »

Director: Morgan Elliott

Votes: 9

42. Winter Flight (1984)

89 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A young RAF serviceman and a local waitress fall for each other, but Falklands War looms in the background.

Director: Roy Battersby | Stars: Reece Dinsdale, Nicola Cowper, Gary Olsen, Sean Bean

Votes: 58

43. Bomber Harris (1989 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama, War

7.2
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Biography of Arthur Harris (aka "Bomber Harris") of RAF Bomber Command, during WW2 - in particular his strategy of heavy bomber "Millenium Raids" on German cities.

Director: Michael Darlow | Stars: John Thaw, Robert Hardy, Frederick Treves, Bernard Kay

Votes: 118

44. Service Man (2017)

120 min | Action, Comedy | Announced

Follows a young Boxer who joins the Royal Air Force as a way out of his troubled life. Whilst in the Royal Air Force, he is also able to continue his passion for Boxing, which results in a climatic Military Boxing Match.

Director: Martin J. Thomas | Stars: Mark Rhino Smith, Wil Johnson, Ranjit Singh Shubh, Edd Muruako

45. Le domaine perdu (2005)

106 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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Set in 1973 during the coup d'etat in Chile, Max recalls his encounters in London during Worl War II with French aviator Antoine, a childhood hero he first met in his native country one ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: François Cluzet, Grégoire Colin, Christian Colin, Julie Delarme

Votes: 74

46. All Along the Watchtower (1999– )

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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RAF Auchnacluchnie is a nearly abandoned cold-war early-warning radar station situated in the highlands of Scotland overlooking a small village. The two remaining staff Wing-Commander ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Lang, Felix Bell, Roger Blake, Zoë Eeles

Votes: 11

47. Air Power (1956–1958)

30 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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Produced shortly after the fiftieth anniversary of powered flight, this documentary series, hosted by veteran news anchor Walter Cronkite, traced the development of flight from the Wright ... See full summary »

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Michael Redgrave, Art Carney, James Doolittle

Votes: 24

48. Clipped Wings (1937)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.7
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Mickey Lofton, young half-brother of famed war-aviator Jerry, fails in his attempt to enter the Canadian Air Corps, because of his fear of thunderstorms developed by an incident in his ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Paton | Stars: Lloyd Hughes, Rosalind Keith, William Janney, George Regas

Votes: 28

49. UFO Invasion at Rendlesham (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.3
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In late December 1980, in Rendlesham Forest, England, numerous U.S. military personnel witnessed what has come to be regarded as the most significant military-UFO incident in the history of... See full summary »

Director: Jim Milio | Stars: Bryant Gumbel, Jerry Betters, Georgina Bruni, Bill Bulebush

Votes: 20

50. Nebestí jezdci (1968)

91 min | Drama, War

7.7
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The white gravestones at the military cemetery in English Brookwood display many Czech names. These were members of the British army of Czechoslovak origin who fought here and died for ... See full summary »

Director: Jindrich Polák | Stars: Jirí Bednár, Jirí Hrzán, Svatopluk Matyás, Elsie Randolph

Votes: 232