World War II Movies Part 1by samnigam20 | created - 22 Oct 2012 | updated - 04 Mar 2017 | Public
Genre: Military War Action Drama & love during Wartime
The world at War (1939 - 1945)
MOVING QUOTES ON WAR -
'IN TIME OF PEACE PREPARE FOR WAR' - PUBLIUS FLAVIUS VEGETIUS RENATUS (ROMAN GENERAL)
'Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind - JFK
'If we dont end war, it will end us' - HG Wells
'All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking animal'
- JOHN STEINBECK
'War is an organised mass murder and nothing else'
- HARRY PATCH LAST SURVIVING SOLDIER OF WORLD WAR I
'In peace time man saves lives , but during war time he wastes life in worthless glory of killing'
- A quote by myself
'War brings misery, pain and suffering to mankind' - A quote by myself
'WAR is nothing but barbarianism on humanity' - A quote by myself
'During peace time sons bury their fathers but during Wartime's fathers bury their sons'. - CNN International
“Remember that all through history, there have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they seem invincible. But in the end, they always fall. Always.”
- Mahatma Gandhi, The Story of My Experiments With Truth and also shown in the last scene of the movie Gandhi 1982.
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1. First to Fight (1967)
92 min | Drama, War
In WW2, highly decorated Marine Sgt. Jack Connell comes home to the USA from the Pacific War and trains recruits for the army until his fighting spirit prods him to request a return to active duty on the front lines.
5. The Password Is Courage (1962)
Approved | 116 min | War, Comedy, Drama
British NCO Sergeant-Major Charles Coward escapes from the Stalag VIII-B POW camp and is mistakenly awarded with the Iron Cross by the Germans.
6. Twist of Fate (1989– )
240 min | Drama
An attempted assassination plot against Hitler sends one of his trusted SS officers into hiding as a Jew (thanks to plastic surgery and false papers) in a concentration camp. After the camp... See full summary »
7. The Heroes (1989 TV Movie)
208 min | Drama, War
In 1943 a group of Australian and British Commandos used a captured Japanese fishing boat to sail from Australia to Singapore to attack Japanese shipping in Singapore harbour. Using canoes ... See full summary »
8. Heroes II: The Return (1991 TV Movie)
240 min | Drama, War
The true and tragic story of Operation Rimau, one of the most daring raids of WW2. In September 1944 Ivan Lyon and 22 Australian and British troops attempted to blow up Japanese ships in ... See full summary »
11. Too Young the Hero (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, War
The true story of Calvin Graham who at the age of twelve, but looking quite a lot older, succeeded in joining the navy during World War II. In spite of his young age, he received a purple ... See full summary »
12. The Snow Goose (1971 TV Movie)
60 min | Drama
An aging artist who lives a solitary life as a lighthouse keeper in an Essex fishing village assists a young orphan girl in caring for a wounded snow goose.
14. Death Race (1973 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Drama, War
In the North African desert in World War II, a damaged American fighter plane that is unable to take off tries to evade and destroy a pursuing Nazi tank.
15. The Hitler Gang (1944)
101 min | Biography, Drama, History
This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the ... See full summary »
16. Jenny's War (1985)
PG | 198 min | Drama, War
This fact-based story follows a woman who launches a rescue of her Royal Air Force pilot son, who was shot down over Germany in 1941. Getting no help from the underground, she sets up her own rescue mission.
17. Hanna's War (1988)
PG-13 | 148 min | Biography, Drama, War
During WW2 Hanna Szenes, a Hungarian Jew living in British Palestine, volunteers to go behind enemy lines to rescue Jews from deportation to death camps.
Votes: 323 | Gross: $0.14M
19. Hart's War (2002)
R | 125 min | Drama, War
A law student becomes a lieutenant during World War II, is captured and asked to defend a black prisoner of war falsely accused of murder.
Votes: 46,952 | Gross: $19.08M
23. The Longest Hundred Miles (1967)
Approved | 100 min | Drama, War
During the Japanese invasion of the Philippines, an assorted group of refugees, including an American soldier, an Army nurse, a priest and a group of local children, try to make their getaway aboard a rattletrap, creaky bus.
24. A Town Like Alice (1981)
301 min | Drama, Romance, War
Set against the brutal chaos of World War II, a love story begins that will take two lovers through a living nightmare of captivity, across three continents and two decades. From the steamy... See full summary »
25. A Town Like Alice (1956)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance, War
A newly wealthy English woman returns to Malaya to build a well for the villagers who helped her during war. Thinking back, she recalls the Australian man who made a great sacrifice to aid her and her fellow prisoners of war.
26. Stalag 17 (1953)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, War
When two escaping American World War II prisoners are killed, the German P.O.W. camp barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer.
27. The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988 TV Movie)
PG | 178 min | Drama, Action, Adventure
Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.
29. Hitler's Children (1943)
Approved | 82 min | Drama, Romance
This lurid exposé of the Hitler Youth follows the woes of an American girl declared legally German by the Nazi government.
Votes: 743 | Gross: $3.36M
32. Screaming Eagles (1956)
79 min | Drama, War
"Screaming Eagles" is a historical drama about paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division fighting during the D-Day Invasion in June of 1944. The title was the Division's nickname.
34. Flat Top (1952)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, War
During the Korean War, aboard the U.S.S. Princeton, Navy Commander Dan Collier reminisces about his first assignment on the same aircraft carrier in the war against Japan.
36. Rome, Open City (1945)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Thriller, War
During the Nazi occupation of Rome in 1944, the Resistance leader, Giorgio Manfredi, is chased by the Nazis as he seeks refuge and a way to escape.
37. Kanal (1957)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, War
In 1944, during the Warsaw uprising against the Nazis, Polish Lieutenant Zadra and his resistance fighters use Warsaw's sewer system to escape the German encirclement.
38. Orzel (1959)
104 min | Drama, War
Based on a true story of Polish submarine "Orzel" (The Eagle): September 1939, "Orzel" is coming to Estonian neutral harbor in Tallin. Under pressure from Germany Estonians have intern the ... See full summary »
39. In Enemy Hands (2004)
R | 94 min | Drama, Thriller, War
When American submarine Swordfish is torpedoed the survivors are picked up by a passing German U-boat but an outbreak of meningitis threatens all aboard.
40. Tuntematon sotilas (1955)
177 min | Drama, War
It is the summer of 1941. An eastern-Finnish machine gun company receives an order to turn in their surplus equipment. The company is transferred to the front lines. The next morning the ... See full summary »
41. A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958)
Approved | 132 min | Drama, Romance, War
On the Russian front in 1944 German Private Ernst Graeber receives a leave and visits his family in Germany but Germany isn't the same country he left behind.
42. Miracle of the White Stallions (1963)
93 min | Family, Drama, War
In 1945 the fate of Vienna's famous Lipizzaner stallions hangs into balance.American general Patton could save them but first he asks to see them perform.
43. The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Thriller, War
Blacklisted in modern day WW2, a Swedish oil trader opts to assist British Allies, by means of infiltrating and surveying Nazi Germany.
44. Mystery Submarine (1950)
Approved | 78 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Posing as an ex-German medical officer, a U.S. Navy Intelligence Officer sets out to rescue a kidnapped scientist, and sink a Nazi submarine, hiding off the coast of South America.
45. Mystery Submarine (1962)
92 min | Adventure, Drama, War
During WWII, the British Royal Navy uses a captured German submarine to trick the enemy and protect their supply convoy.
47. U-Boat Prisoner (1944)
Approved | 66 min | Drama, War
An American sailor poses as a Nazi spy in this implausible WWII action drama that reportedly is based on the actual experience of Archie Gibbs, a seaman detained aboard a German submarine. ... See full summary »
48. Am Ende die Hoffnung (2011 TV Movie)
110 min | Drama, History
"Germany, 1945: The 25-year-old Ellen is active in the resistance movement against the Nazis. When she meets Robert, a charismatic English secret agent, the two begin to have an affair.
"... See full synopsis »
49. U-234 Hitler's Last U-Boat (2001)
56 min | Documentary