Most Popular "War Atrocity" Titles
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1. The Reader (2008)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
Votes: 198,300 | Gross: $34.18M
2. Rambo III (1988)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Colonel Trautman is captured by Soviets during a mission in Afghanistan and Rambo sets out to rescue him while taking on the invading Russian forces.
Votes: 97,020 | Gross: $53.72M
3. 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.
Votes: 136,650 | Gross: $13.75M
4. 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.
Votes: 64,474 | Gross: $6.17M
7. Des hommes et des dieux (2010)
PG-13 | 122 min | Drama, History
Under threat by fundamentalist terrorists, a group of Trappist monks stationed with an impoverished Algerian community must decide whether to leave or stay.
Votes: 12,925 | Gross: $3.95M
8. Nanjing! Nanjing! (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: 8,742 | Gross: $0.12M
9. Fateless (2005)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance, War
14-year-old György's life is torn apart in World War II Hungary as he is sent to a concentration camp where he is forced to become a man, and learns to find happiness in the midst of hatred, and what it really means to be Jewish.
Votes: 5,802 | Gross: $0.20M
10. Unconquered (1947)
Approved | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Intrepid frontiersman Chris Holden foils the political and personal ambitions of renegade Martin Garth in the Ohio Valley following the French and Indian War.
11. Hadashi no 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.
12. Northwest Passage (1940)
Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected.
13. 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.
14. Objective, Burma! (1945)
Approved | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A platoon of special ops are tasked to parachute into the remote Burmese jungle and destroy a strategic Japanese radar station, but getting out isn't as easy.
15. Zombie Lake (1981)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror
In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back.
16. The Mark of Cain (2007)
R | 87 min | Drama, War
Uses detailed research and explosive new testimonies by soldiers who have served in Iraq to tell an emotional fictional story of two young men very much out of their depth.
17. Utomlennye solntsem 2 (2010)
181 min | Drama, War
Epic film about WWII, a sequel to Burnt by the Sun (1994). Evil Stalin is terrorizing people of Russia while the Nazis are advancing. Russian officer Kotov, who miraculously survived the ... See full summary »
20. The 4th Reich
97 min | Action, Horror, War | Announced
During the early hours of June 6th 1944 a bloody but victorious offensive took place in occupied Western Europe that would claim thousands of lives. Codenamed 'Operation Overlord' the ... See full summary »
21. Flandres (2006)
91 min | Drama, Romance, War
Bruno Dumont follows up the controversial Twentynine Palms with this tale of a group of young soldiers who go off to war and experience some life-changing events. Flandres won the Grand Prix Prize at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.
Votes: 2,400 | Gross: $0.02M
22. The Weather Underground (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
Votes: 3,095 | Gross: $0.56M
23. Beg (1971)
196 min | Drama, History, War
The defeat of the "White Army" in the Russian Civil War of 1918-21, causing massive emigration of the upper classes and nobility, called "White Russians". Set in Crimea, Constantinopol and ... See full summary »
24. Level Five (1997)
106 min | Documentary, Romance, War
The French computer programmer Laura inherits the task of making a computer game of the Battle of Okinawa during World War II. She searches the internet for information on the battle, and ... See full summary »
Votes: 496 | Gross: $0.02M
25. Les croix de bois (1932)
115 min | Drama, War
The young and patriotic student Demachy joins the French army in 1914 to defend his country. But he and his comrades soon experience the terrifying, endless trench war in Champagne, where ... See full summary »
26. Okupacija u 26 slika (1978)
116 min | Drama, Romance, War
Three young men - a Croat, an Italian, and a Jew - are the best friends in pre-WW2 Dubrovnik. When their country is occupied by Nazis and their cronies, the idyllic city becomes a place of ... See full summary »
27. Pad Italije (1981)
114 min | Drama, History, Romance
A partisan commander had to shoot one of his comrades because he had neglected the struggle and turned to a life of lust and vice. When Italy capitulates in September of 1943 and the war ... See full summary »
28. Nürnberg und seine Lehre (1948)
Approved | 78 min | Documentary
The official U.S. government film about the 1st Nuremberg trial (The Trial of the Major Nazi War Criminals) which lasted from November 20, 1945 to October 1, 1946.
29. Enemy of Women (1944)
Approved | 72 min | Drama, War
Young Dr. Paul Joseph Goebbels, an unsuccessful playwright, is forced, in order to support himself, to take a position as tutor in the household of Herr Quandt. His first attempt to force ... See full summary »
30. Father (1990)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, War
On a TV tabloid show, Iya Zetnick exposes Joe Mueller as the Nazi war criminal who killed her family. Mueller is arrested, but prevails in a trial. Zetnick breaks into his house, and kills ... See full summary »
31. Szpital przemienienia (1979)
90 min | Drama
The film is set in 1943 in a mental asylum in the country. But this is an unusual hospital: there are several incurable schizophrenic cases, staff is bit strange and a writer has ... See full summary »
35. 68 (2008 TV Movie)
110 min | Documentary, History, War
From Washington to Saigon, Rome to Mexico, Paris to London, a wave of demonstrations shakes the world. 68 travels back in time to war torn Vietnam, freed and occupied Prague, Paris demonstrating, revolution in the Americas.
36. Wszystko, co najwazniejsze... (1992)
98 min | Biography, Drama, War
When the war breaks out, renowned Polish-Jewish poet Aleksander Wat leaves Nazi-occupied Warsaw with his wife Ola and their son. In Lviv, however, they are arrested by the Russians and separated. Ola and her son are sent to Siberia.
37. The Trees Will Remember (2016)
19 min | Short, Drama, History
11 long-take still scenes depicting fateful hours of a little Jewish boy, who's experiencing the first clashes with death in the dense forest, somewhere in the Nazi hell Europe.
38. Pacto de silencio (2007 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
In the forties, Erich Priebke, a former Nazi SS commander hides in Bariloche, Argentina . The German community of Bariloche lives conditioned by the spirit of the Third Reich and supports ... See full summary »
40. Dracula: The True Story (1997 TV Movie)
43 min | Documentary
The Irish novelist, Bram Stoker, gave the world Dracula in 1897. This documentary explores the historical figure behind the fictional figure of horror and examines medical explanations for the myths of vampires.
42. Suicide Attack (1951)
Approved | 64 min | Documentary, News, War
This film was cobbled together from Japanese newsreels and propaganda films, to boost home-front morale, filmed during World War Two. It shows the early conquests of Japan, beginning with ... See full summary »
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
46. A Nation Is Born (1947)
20 min | Documentary, Short, History
This RKO short, part of the "This is America" series, details (as much as possible in a 20-minute short) the transformation, following World War II, of the Philippine Islands, from a ... See full summary »
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
A Patriotic Offering
50 min | Drama
In a gesture of goodwill, the Bellamys offer generous hospitality to a family of Belgian refugees and Edward is feeling increased pressure to enlist.
The Strain (2014– )
TV-MA | 42 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Setrakian offers hope in a new plan to trap the Master while Eph and Dutch seek out the Master's "voice." Palmer, frail and close to death, needs Setrakian's access to the white to hold up ... See full summary »
Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode dated 16 November 1951
Huie and Ansel E. Talbert, editor of the New York Herald-Tribune, interview U.S. Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, a Republican from Wisconsin. Topics include reports of atrocities during the ... See full summary »
Hollywood (1980– )
Hollywood Goes to War
Hollywood and its stars support the War effort with propaganda and patriotic films and war bond tours.