Most Popular "War Effort" Titles
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1. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Passed | 170 min | Drama, Romance, War
Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
Votes: 43,222 | Gross: $23.65M
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
When an English cartographer must tell a Welsh village that their mountain is only a hill, the offended community sets out to change that.
Votes: 14,172 | Gross: $10.90M
5. White Mischief (1987)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A millionaire past his prime and his young wife arrive in Kenya circa 1940 to find that the other affluent British expatriates are living large as the homefront gears up for war. They are ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,138 | Gross: $3.11M
6. Since You Went Away (1944)
Approved | 177 min | Drama, Romance, War
With her husband away to fight in World War II, a housewife struggles to care for their two daughters - and a pair of lodgers who have moved in - alone.
7. The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)
Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance, War
London based American nurse, Susan, Lady Ashwood, is at the hospital awaiting the imminent arrival of injured soldiers. She is hoping that her enlisted son, Sir John Ashwood, who resembles ... See full summary »
9. Malaya (1949)
Passed | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Film-Noir
Newspaperman Royer convinces government officials of a plan to obtain rubber by stealing it out from under the Japanese. Carnahan is let out of prison to help.
10. 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 »
11. Un homme qui crie (2010)
92 min | Drama
Present-day Chad. Adam, fifty-five, a former swimming champion, is pool attendant at a smart N'Djamena hotel. When the hotel gets taken over by new Chinese owners, he is forced to give up ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,253 | Gross: $0.01M
13. Air Raid Wardens (1943)
Passed | 67 min | Comedy
Two bumblers, failures as businessmen and air raid wardens, stumble across a nest of Nazi saboteurs bent on blowing up the local magnesium plant.
14. The Falcon in Danger (1943)
Approved | 69 min | Crime, Mystery, War
Whem a passenger plane crash lands at a local airport, bystanders and first responders are shocked to find there is no one aboard.
15. The Man Who Saved Christmas (2002 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Family
A.C. Gilbert figures out a way to keep Christmas alive after the war threatens to take it away in his name.
16. Meet the People (1944)
Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A idealistic shipyard worker interests a beautiful Hollywood star in staging a musical tribute to the war industry, but they disagree on some important issues.
17. Listen to Britain (1942)
20 min | Documentary, Short
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.
19. Junge Adler (1944)
107 min | Drama
Propagandist coming-of-age drama from Nazi Germany. The head of an aircraft factory sends his irresponsible son Theo, who crashed his car, to the factory's apprentice school, where he bonds with fellow student Baumchen and teacher Roth.
20. Julian Fellowes Investigates: A Most Mysterious Murder - The Case of the Earl of Erroll (2005 TV Movie)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Julian Fellowes examines the 1941 murder of the Earl of Erroll in colonial Kenya.
21. Power of the Press (1943)
64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
During WWII, the publisher of the isolationist New York Gazette is murdered just as he was about to change the paper's policy and support the US war effort. His friend, a small town patriotic editor, is brought in to find the culprits.
24. Benjamin Franklin, Jr. (1943)
11 min | Family, Comedy, Short
The gang gripe about the inconveniences caused by wartime rationing. They find the insight they are seeking by putting on a show based upon Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanac.
25. Hymn of the Nations (1944)
Approved | 31 min | Short, Documentary, Music
Conductor Arturo Toscanini is shown at his home in New York City and leading tenor Jan Peerce and the NBC Symphony Orchestra in Verdi's "Hymn of the Nations" and "Overture to 'La Forza del ... See full summary »
27. You Can't Ration Love (1944)
78 min | Comedy, Musical
Because of the war, there aren't enough men at Adams College for all the girls, but Betty (Betty Jane Rhodes as Betty Rhodes) has no difficulties as she has a monopoly on stud-athlete Pete ... See full summary »
Foyle's War (2002–2015)
They Fought in the Fields
TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
April 1941: Foyle questions three Land Army girls about a murder that occurs on a Hastings farm.