Most Popular "War Effort" Titles
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1. 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 »
2. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Not Rated | 172 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: 40,473 | 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: 13,647 | 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: 2,055 | Gross: $3.11M
7. 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 »
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. A Screaming Man (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: 1,180 | Gross: $0.01M
13. 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.
14. 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.
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. 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.
18. 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. 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. 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 »
22. 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.
23. 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.