WWII Classics (OLD& NEW) Part3by samratnigam | created - 11 Jun 2011 | updated - 01 Apr 2012 | Public
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1. Lust och fägring stor (1995)
Unrated | 130 min | Drama, Romance, War
Malmö, Sweden during the Second World War. Stig is a 15 year old pupil on the verge of adulthood. Viola is 37 years old and his teacher. He is attracted by her beauty and maturity. She is ... See full summary »
2. Inside the Third Reich (1982 TV Movie)
240 min | Biography, Drama, History
A dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, Adolf Hitler's young architect and one-time confidant, and his meteoric rise into the Nazi hierarchy. This movie is based on Speer's autobiography of the same name.
3. Hitler (1962)
Not Rated | 107 min | Biography, Drama, War
Richard Basehart stars as one of the most influential and one of the most reviled men in history in this probing psychological study of a man who nearly gained dominance over the entire ... See full summary »
4. Rotation (1949)
80 min | Drama, History
The mechanic Behnke wants to join the Nazi party to secure a good living. However, after his Jewish neighbors have been taken away, he changes his views. Trying to remain "a non-political ... See full summary »
5. Der Fall Gleiwitz (1961)
70 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Re-enacted true story of successful assault by Nazis, posing as Poles, on a German border radio station so that Hitler could "justify" thereby his invasion of Poland.
6. Matka Królów (1987)
127 min | Drama, History, War
Made in 1982, shelved for five years. Story opens with Lucja Krol's husband under the tram. She gives birth to her fourth son on the floor of their new apartment. Neighbor Wiktor, a ... See full summary »
7. Hubal (1973)
126 min | Drama, War
Based on a true story. After Poland is overrun by Axis forces in 1939, an officer and his remaining men decide to continue fighting the invaders alone, thereby becoming the first guerrillas of World War II.
8. Urodziny mlodego warszawiaka (1980)
96 min | Drama, History, Romance
The four sequences in the film cover four days in a life of young Warsaw lad in September 1938, 1939, 1943 and 1944. In the first sequence Jurek decides not to study in the Sorbonne but ... See full summary »
10. General Nil (2009)
125 min | Biography, Drama, History
The tumultuous life of General August Emil Fieldorf aka "Nil", who commanded the underground Home Army against the Nazis and was killed after WW2 by communists.
12. Secondløitnanten (1993)
102 min | Drama, War
The old sea-captain retires, but the next day German WWII occupation of Norway begins. He then kisses his wife good-bye and is off to Army HQ. There he finds a lack of leadership and morale... See full summary »
13. Hamsun (1996)
Not Rated | 159 min | Biography, Drama, War
Norwegian Nobel Laureate Knut Hamsun's controversial support for the Nazi regime during WW2 and its consequences for the Hamsun family after the war.
14. Nine Lives (1957)
96 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The movie takes place during World War II and depicts the true story of Jan Baalsruds amazing escape from the German army from the coast of Northern Norway and across the border to the ... See full summary »
15. Stukas (1941)
101 min | Drama, War
This Nazi propaganda film details the exploits of a group of German Luftwaffe pilots flying Stukas--fighter-bombers--in the Battle of France in the early days of World War II.
16. Weekend at Dunkirk (1964)
119 min | Drama, War
In June 1940, during the Dunkirk evacuation of Allied troops to England, French sergeant Julien Maillat and his men debate whether to evacuate to Britain or stay and fight the German troops that are closing-in from all directions.
17. Dunkirk (1958)
Approved | 135 min | Action, Drama, History
A dramatization of the British Expeditionary Force's 1940 retreat to the beaches of France and the extraordinary seaborne evacuation that saved it from utter destruction by Nazi Germany.
19. Forever and a Day (1943)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, History
During World War II, an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. However, he meets Leslie Trimble who lives in the house and who is ... See full summary »
20. Section spéciale (1975)
PG | 110 min | Drama, History, Thriller
In occupied France during the WWII, a German officer is murdered. The collaborationist Vichy government decides to pin the murder on six petty criminals. Loyal judges are called in to convict them as quickly as possible.
22. Le Silence de la Mer (1949)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance, War
1941 in a small town in Nazi occupied France. Against the will of its elderly male and his adult niece residents, the Nazis commandeer a house for one of their officers, Lt. Werner von ... See full summary »
23. Safe Conduct (2002)
Not Rated | 170 min | Biography, Drama, History
In occupied France, German-run Continental Films calls the shots in the movie business. Assistant director and Resistance activist Jean Devaivre works for Continental, where he can get "in ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,167 | Gross: $0.03M
28. Les misérables (1995)
R | 175 min | Drama, History
A variation on Victor Hugo's classic novel by means of the story of a man whose life is affected by and somewhat duplicated by the Hugo story of the beleaguered Jean Valjean.
Votes: 3,411 | Gross: $1.04M
29. Lucie Aubrac (1997)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama, War
A love story or a tale of the resistance, this poignant movie tells both the haunting story of a French resistance cell in Lyon but also the love of Lucie Aubrac for her husband, and the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,097 | Gross: $0.46M
31. Assignment in Brittany (1943)
96 min | Drama, War
A French captain (Jean-Pierre Aumont) poses as a Nazi to pinpoint a U-boat base off the coast of France, while assuming the identity of a "look-a-like" French citizen.
32. To Have and Have Not (1944)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
During World War II, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sensuous lounge singer.
33. The Train (1964)
Not Rated | 133 min | Thriller, War
In 1944, a German colonel loads a train with French art treasures to send to Germany. The Resistance must stop it without damaging the cargo.
Votes: 12,008 | Gross: $7.41M
38. La vie sera belle (2007 TV Movie)
95 min | History
A story of friendship and closeness, a tale of courage and broken dreams. At first there are Pierre Thomas and Lucien Laclos, bosom pals although totally different. Thomas is outgoing, ... See full summary »
41. The Notebook (2004)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.
Votes: 456,022 | Gross: $81.00M
42. Aera! Aera! Aera! (1972)
96 min | Adventure, Drama, War
Following the torpedoing of the destroyer Elli on August 15, 1940 on Tinos by an Italian submarine, war was declared, and the Italians attacked the Albanian front on October 28. From an ... See full summary »
43. Battlefield Constantinople (1970)
136 min | War, Drama
1965. Natasha Arseni missing over 20 years from Greece. Shortly before returning visits the former concentration camp. On the train to the motherland begins to remember the years of ... See full summary »
44. Night Ambush (1957)
Unrated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Led by British officers, partisans on Crete plan to kidnap the island's German commander and smuggle him to Cairo to embarrass the occupiers.
45. Ypovryhion: Papanikolis (1971)
91 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The true story of the underwater action "Papanikolis" during the Greek-Italian war 1940-41. The submarine "Papanikolis", with Commander Miltos Iatridis and the second mate Vasilis ... See full summary »
Performance (1992– )
Tales from Hollywood
113 min | Drama
A slightly ironical description of the colony of German artists in Los Angeles, who had to leave their country during the Nazi-regime. A young playwriter (von Horvath) joins them and finds ... See full summary »
49. Lilli Marlene (1950)
74 min | Drama, War