Genre: War ( 8731 )

The Monuments Men (2014)

Drama, War

An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.
Director: George Clooney
Stars: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, ...

Stalingrad (2013)

Action, Drama, War

Stalingrad has become hell and paradise for those who were worthy of awards, but the only reward they managed to get was love. How they won, and how they were not defeated, who they were and who was on the other side of the street, what secret they have taken away with them - the movie will tell this story.
Director: Fedor Bondarchuk
Stars: Mariya Smolnikova, Yanina Studilina, Pyotr Fyodorov, Thomas Kretschmann, ...

The Book Thief (2013)

Drama, War

In 1938, the young girl Liesel Meminger is traveling by train with her mother and her younger brother when he dies. Her mother buries the boy in a cemetery by the tracks and Liesel picks up a book, "The Gravediggers Handbook", which was left on the grave of her brother and brings it with her. Liesel is delivered to a foster family in a small town and later she learns that her mother left her because she is a communist. Her stepmother, Rosa Hubermann, is a rude but caring woman and her stepfather, Hans Hubermann, is a simple kind-hearted man. Liesel befriends her next door neighbor, the boy Rudy Steiner, and they go together to the school. When Hans discovers that Liesel cannot read, he teaches her using her book and Liesel becomes an obsessed reader. During a Nazi speech where the locals are forced to burn books in a bonfire, Liesel recovers one book for her and the Major's wife Ilsa Hermann witnesses her action. Meanwhile Hans hides the Jewish Max Vandenburg, who is the son of a ...
Director: Brian Percival
Stars: Roger Allam, Sophie Nélisse, Heike Makatsch, Julian Lehmann, ...

Cinco de Mayo, La Batalla (2013)

Drama, History, War

On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world's largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and for Mexico.
Director: Rafa Lara
Stars: Pablo Abitia, Angélica Aragón, Kuno Becker, Juan Castañón, ...

No Place on Earth (2012)

Documentary, War

A cave exploration in Ukraine leads to the unearthing of a story of World War II survivors who once found shelter in the same cave.
Director: Janet Tobias
Stars: Saul Stermer, Sam Stermer, Sonia Dodyk, Sima Dodyk, ...

Love and Honor (2013)

Drama, Romance, War

When a young soldier in Vietnam gets dumped by his hometown girl, he and his best friend decide to go AWOL and return to the States to win her back.
Director: Danny Mooney
Stars: Liam Hemsworth, Austin Stowell, Teresa Palmer, Aimee Teegarden, ...

The Gatekeepers (2012)

Documentary, History, War

A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets.
Director: Dror Moreh
Stars: Ami Ayalon, Avi Dichter, Yuval Diskin, Carmi Gillon, ...

Bless Me, Ultima (2013)

Drama, War

A drama set in New Mexico during WWII, centered on the relationship between a young man and an elderly medicine woman who helps him contend with the battle between good and evil that rages in his village.
Director: Carl Franklin
Stars: Luke Ganalon, Miriam Colon, Benito Martinez, Dolores Heredia, ...

Special Forces (2011)

Action, Drama, War

In Afghanistan, French journalist Elsa and her colleague Amen are covering the story of Maina, a woman sold to a man when she was a child. Taliban leader Ahmed Zaief abducts Elsa and Amen and tries to force them to read a message to Western governments. The French president sends six Special Force to rescue Elsa who's hidden in a fortress in Pakistan. The team composed of Commander Kovax, Tic-Tac, Lucas, the sniper Elias, Victor and Marius release Elsa and Amen from their imprisonment but lose their radios. Now the group needs to cross the inhospitable land to save their lives with the Taliban chasing them.
Director: Stéphane Rybojad
Stars: Diane Kruger, Djimon Hounsou, Benoît Magimel, Denis Ménochet, ...

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)

Drama, History, War

What price would you pay for freedom? In the exhilarating action epic FOR GREATER GLORY, an impassioned group of men and women make the decision to risk it all for family, faith and country. This film unfolds the (hidden) true story of 1920's Cristeros War.
Director: Dean Wright
Stars: Mauricio Kuri, Adrian Alonso, Rubén Blades, Catalina Sandino Moreno, ...

In Darkness (2011)

Drama, War

IN DARKNESS tells the true story of Leopold Socha who risks his own life to save a dozen people from certain death. Initially only interested in his own good, the thief and burglar hides Jewish refugees for 14 months in the sewers of the Nazi-occupied town of Lvov (former Poland).
Director: Agnieszka Holland
Stars: Robert Wieckiewicz, Benno Fürmann, Agnieszka Grochowska, Maria Schrader, ...

Coriolanus (2011)

Drama, Thriller, War

The citizens of Rome are hungry. Coriolanus, the hero of Rome, a great soldier and a man of inflexible self-belief despises the people. His extreme views ignite a mass riot. Rome is bloody. Manipulated and out-maneuvered by politicians and even his own mother Volumnia, Coriolanus is banished from Rome. He offers his life or his services to his sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius.
Director: Ralph Fiennes
Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Lubna Azabal, Ashraf Barhom, ...

The Front Line (2011)

Drama, History, War

Towards the end of the Korean War an uneasy ceasefire is ordered, but out on the Eastern front line of the Aerok Hills fierce fighting continues. A race to capture a strategic point to determine a new border between the two Koreas is the ultimate prize. A bullet is then found in the body of dead company commander of the South Korean army. The bullet that killed the company commander belongs to the South Korean army. Lieutenant of the Defense Security Command Kang Eun-Pyo is ordered to go out into the Eastern front line and investigate the murder. When Kang Eun-Pyo arrives in the Aerok Hills he is surprised to find his old friend Kim Soo-Hyeok commanding troops in the Aerok Hills. Kang Eun-Pyo believed Kim Soo-Hyeok was dead. In their younger years, Kim Soo-Hyeok was a meek student, but he eventually became the leader of Aerok company as a lieutenant. The situation in the Aerok company raises many flags in the eyes of Kang Eun-Pyo. Soldiers wear North Korean uniforms inside due to the ...
Director: Hun Jang
Stars: Ha-kyun Shin, Soo Go, Seung-su Ryu, Chang-Seok Ko, ...

In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)

Drama, Romance, War

During the Bosnian War, the captive Bosnian Ajla is brought with other women to a Serbian barrack to serve the soldiers. The commander Danijel recognizes Ajla that he met in a night-club and wooed her and he discreetly protects her. They rekindle their love, but can they trust on each other?
Director: Angelina Jolie
Stars: Zana Marjanovic, Goran Kostic, Rade Serbedzija, Vanessa Glodjo, ...

War Horse (2011)

Drama, War

Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Jeremy Irvine, Peter Mullan, Emily Watson, Niels Arestrup, ...

Sarah's Key (2010)

Drama, War

One of the darkest moments in French history occurred in 1942 Paris when French officials rounded up over 10,000 Jews and placed them in local camps. Eventually over 8,000 were sent off to German concentration camps. As 10-year old Sarah and her family are being arrested, she hides her younger brother in a closet. After realizing she will not be allowed to go home, Sarah does whatever she can to get back to her brother. In 2009, a journalist named Julia is on assignment to write a story on the deported Jews in 1942. When she moves into her father-in-law's childhood apartment, she realizes it once belonged to the Strazynski family, and their daughter Sarah.
Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Mélusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup, Frédéric Pierrot, ...

Amigo (2010)

Drama, War

AMIGO, the 17th feature film from Academy Award-nominated writer-director John Sayles, stars legendary Filipino actor Joel Torre as Rafael, a village mayor caught in the murderous crossfire of the Philippine-American War. When U.S. troops occupy his village, Rafael comes under pressure from a tough-as-nails officer (Chris Cooper) to help the Americans in their hunt for Filipino guerilla fighters. But Rafael's brother (Ronnie Lazaro) is the head of the local guerillas, and considers anyone who cooperates with the Americans to be a traitor. Rafael quickly finds himself forced to make the impossible, potentially deadly decisions faced by ordinary civilians in an occupied country. A powerful drama of friendship, betrayal, romance and heartbreaking violence, AMIGO is a page torn from the untold history of the Philippines, and a mirror of today's unresolvable conflicts.
Director: John Sayles
Stars: Arthur Acuña, Irma Adlawan, John Arcilla, Merlin Bonning, ...

There Be Dragons (2011)

Biography, Drama, War

A young journalist long ago rejected by his now aged and dying father finds himself investigating one of his father's former friends, a candidate for canonization. Uncovering the two men's complicated relationship from childhood through the horrors of the Spanish Civil War unveils a compelling drama filled with passion, betrayal, love and religion. An action packed story set during a murderous time in history that ultimately serves the present by revealing the importance and timeless power of forgiveness.
Director: Roland Joffé
Stars: Charlie Cox, Wes Bentley, Dougray Scott, Rodrigo Santoro, ...

City of Life and Death (2009)

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.
Director: Chuan Lu
Stars: Ye Liu, Yuanyuan Gao, Hideo Nakaizumi, Wei Fan, ...

Incendies (2010)

Drama, Mystery, War

A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to the Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love.
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Stars: Mustafa Kamel, Hussein Sami, Rémy Girard, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, ...