Most Popular "Sino Japanese War" Titles
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1. Ip Man (2008)
R | 106 min | Action, Biography, Drama
During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense.
3. The White Countess (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History, Romance
Set in 1930s Shanghai, where a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd -- and sometimes illicit -- jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family.
Votes: 5,326 | Gross: $1.67M
4. Men Behind the Sun (1988)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, History, Horror
Japanese troops round up Chinese and Russian prisoners of war and take them to a place called Squadron 731, where they are grotesquely tortured and experimented on to test new biological weapons.
5. The Children of Huang Shi (2008)
R | 125 min | Drama, War
About young British journalist, George Hogg, who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937.
Votes: 8,106 | Gross: $1.03M
6. City of Life and Death (2009)
R | 133 min | Drama, History, War
In 1937, Japan occupied Nanjing, the Chinese capital. There was a battle and subsequent atrocities against the inhabitants, especially those who took refuge in the International Security Zone.
Votes: 8,447 | Gross: $0.12M
7. City of War: The Story of John Rabe (2009)
134 min | Biography, Drama, History
A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.
Votes: 5,155 | Gross: $0.07M
8. Nanking (2007)
R | 88 min | Biography, History, War
Through readings of historical account by actors and the testimony of survivors, the events of the Nanjing Massacre are recounted.
Votes: 2,973 | Gross: $0.16M
9. The Little House (2014)
136 min | Drama, Romance
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.
10. Dragon Seed (1944)
Passed | 148 min | Drama, History, War
The lives of a small Chinese village are turned Upside down when the Japanese invade it. And heroic young Chinese woman leads her fellow villagers in an uprising against Japanese Invaders.
11. Twenty-Four Eyes (1954)
Not Rated | 156 min | Drama
Schoolteacher Hisako Oishi forms an emotional bond with her pupils and teaches them various virtues, while at the same time worrying about their future.
12. Prelude to War (1942)
52 min | Documentary, History, War
The official World War II US Government film statement defining the various enemies of the Allies and why they must be fought.
13. Somewhere I'll Find You (1942)
Passed | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War
Two brother, rival correspondents, find themselves fighting their conservative editor over stories and each other of over the affections of a pretty blonde journalist.
14. Red Sorghum (1987)
91 min | Drama, History, Romance
In 1930s China a young woman is sent by her father to marry the leprous owner of a winery. In the nearby red sorghum fields she falls for one of his servants. When the master dies she finds... See full summary »
15. Too Hot to Handle (1938)
Passed | 107 min | Comedy, Adventure, Romance
Two rival newsreel photographers join forces to find the an aviatrix's missing brother, who has disappeared in the Amazonian Rain Forest.
16. Maruta 2: Laboratory of the Devil (1992)
96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
In the spring of 1945, Japan established a secret base, Unit 731 in Manchuria, where many innocent Chinese, Korean and Mongolian people were killed in grotesque experiments. An idealistic ... See full summary »
17. Purple Butterfly (2003)
R | 127 min | Drama, History, War
Ding Hui is a member of Purple Butterfly, a powerful resistance group in Japanese occupied Shanghai. An unexpected encounter reunites her with Itami, an ex-lover... and officer with a ... See full summary »
Votes: 902 | Gross: $0.02M
20. Springtime in a Small Town (2002)
PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance
Liyan and Yuwen live in post-war torpor, childless but with Liyan's school-aged sister. He coughs, imagining he has TB; Yuwan embroiders; they sleep in separate rooms. A surprise visit from... See full summary »
Votes: 1,122 | Gross: $0.04M
24. Nanjing 1937 (1995)
120 min | Drama, History, War
In December 1937, during the Second Japanese-Sino War, a Chinese doctor, his Japanese pregnant wife, their teenage daughter and their young son travel from Shanghai to Nanjing seeking ... See full summary »
26. Red Angel (1966)
95 min | Drama, Romance, War
During the Sino-Japanese War, a young army nurse gives sympathy to her patients and falls in love with an impotent doctor who's addicted to morphine.
27. Unit 731: Nightmare in Manchuria (1998 TV Movie)
Features the terrible story behind WWII "Unit 731", a japanese military base located in the puppet state of Manchuria, China.
31. The 400 Million (1939)
Approved | 61 min | Documentary, History, War
The 400 million people of China are heirs to a great civilization, as their pagodas and stone lions can attest. But they are under attack from the Japanese. Civilian refugees walk, stumble,... See full summary »
33. In the Name of the Emperor (1998)
50 min | Documentary, War
A matter-of-fact documentary of the massacre of over 300,000 Chinese civilians by the Japanese in the so-called 'Rape of Nanjing' in 1937. In the name of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, the ... See full summary »
35. The Shanghai Drama (1938)
76 min | Drama
A Russian emigrant sings in a Shanghai nightclub under the assumed name of Kay Murphy. All she dreams of is a peaceful life with her daughter Vera. But this is only a pipe dream as she has ... See full summary »
38. Robert Capa: The Man Who Believed His Own Legend (2004 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary
Robert Capa has been the icon of a whole generation of photo journalists and embodies the very spirit of adventure: a romantic hero, a legendary photographer with a tragic end. Yet, very ... See full summary »
41. Général Ishiwara - L'homme qui déclencha la guerre (2012 TV Movie)
82 min | Documentary, Biography, History
From 1889 to 1949, General Ishiwara's military, ideological and political career took in the key moments of Japanese History, in a most spectacular way: the forced opening to the West, Hiroshima, the China war and Pearl Harbour.