WORLD WAR II WAR DRAMAby samnigam-62138 | created - 04 Jun 2018 | updated - 4 weeks ago | Public
Genre - War
(Collection of Classic Action WWII Wartime War Drama Movies, Anti War Movies, TV Movies & Documentaries.)
This List is a tribute to the men and women who served from the Allied side includes all Allied Nations. United States - US Army, Air-force, Army Air Force esp men of 8th Bomb group, Brave air crews of C-47's, Thunderbolt, P-40 War-hawks, P-51 Mustangs, Tuskegee Airmen, B-17's, B-25's and Liberator's Bomber crews.
A Tribute to War correspondents and journalists like Ernie Pyle, GI Joes's in Europe, Marines in the Pacific, Airborne paratroopers of 82nd and 101st Airborne division, Navy beach Battalions, Ranger Battalions US Army.
1) Men & Women of the US Armed Forces 2) Men and women of Royal Army, RAF, Royal Navy (esp RAF - Lancaster squadrons, Hurricane squadrons, Spitfire squadrons, Mosquito squadrons, Beau-fighter squadrons etc) 3) Canadian Armed forces 4) Australian and New Zealand Armed forces 5) Soviet armed forces 6) Royal Indian Army, Navy and Air-force who fought valiantly against the Axis forces (Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy and Imperial Japan.)
This list is also a tribute to all those unsung heroes and soldiers of Allied Nations who fought valiantly for freedom and liberty against forces of tyranny, fascism and evil - (These Nations include - USA, UK, Canada, France, Russia, Holland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Italy, Austria, Yugoslavia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Philippines, China and India who bore the brunt of World War. My country India lost 87-90,000 brave men KIA and MIA. Combines Casualty statistics - (Army, Air force and Navy.)
Also a tribute to righteous men among Allied and Axis nations (Field Marshal Erwin Rommel The Desert Fox - Was forced to commit suicide by Monster Hitler and opposed him in the end. Oskar Schindler - The Nazi who saves Jews. Klaus Von Schenk Stauffenberg - the brave man who attempted Hitler's assassination. Raoul Wallenberg n The SS General - The Swedish diplomat and German General who saved 1000 jews. Rudolf Werner Best - The Wehrmacht soldier who saved approax 180-190 Jews. Irena Sendler - saved many Jews. Tina Strobos, Ho Feng Shan. - All these people did their best to save lives of innocent Jewsih people from their doom during the Nazi genocide of Jews from 1942-45 - The Holocaust.)
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'
'War is an organised mass murder and nothing else' HARRY PATCH LAST SURVIVING SOLDIER OF WORLD WAR I
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1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
R | 169 min | Drama, War
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.
Votes: 1,171,777 | Gross: $216.54M
Rescue mission after D-Day battle and landings to the Battle of Normandy. Inspired by 2 real war stories from WWII taken from Sicily Italy and Normandy invasion about 5 brothers as well as 4 Sullivan brothers in the Pacific.
2. Fury (2014)
R | 134 min | Action, Drama, War
A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945.
Votes: 403,797 | Gross: $85.82M
Combat mission of a Tank crew at the end of WWII in Germany.
3. Band of Brothers (2001)
TV-MA | 594 min | Action, Drama, History
The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day.
True War story of the men of Easy Company 101st Airborne Division from Normandy France to Germany during WWII.
4. When Trumpets Fade (1998 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Action, Drama, War
A private in the latter days of WWII on the German front struggles between his will to survive and what his superiors perceive as a battlefield instinct.
5. The Longest Day (1962)
G | 178 min | Action, Drama, History
The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.
Votes: 50,528 | Gross: $39.10M
June 6th 1944 D-Day Invasion of France Operation Overlord.
6. Battleground (1949)
Approved | 118 min | Action, Drama, History
True tale about a squad of the 101st Airborne Division coping with being trapped by the Germans in the besieged city of Bastogne, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge in December of 1944.
Votes: 6,310 | Gross: $10.29M
Dramatized story based on true events of the men of 101st Airborne Div in the Battle of the Bulge Dec 1944
7. Battle of the Bulge (1965)
Not Rated | 167 min | Drama, History, War
A dramatization of Nazi Germany's final Western Front counterattack of World War II.
Votes: 14,047 | Gross: $11.12M
Battle of the Bulge Arden counter offensive by the Nazis Dec 1944
8. To Hell and Back (1955)
Approved | 106 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The true WWII story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history. Based on the autobiography of Audie Murphy who stars as himself in the film.
10. D-Day the Sixth of June (1956)
Approved | 106 min | Drama, Romance, War
En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman.
Romantic tale before and during the D-Day Invasion of France on June 6th.
11. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War
Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.
Votes: 49,233 | Gross: $50.80M
True Story about the failure of bloody operation Market Garden
12. Theirs Is the Glory (1946)
Approved | 82 min | Documentary, War
A re-enactment of the Battle of Arnhem during the Second World War which was later lavishly remade as A Bridge Too Far (1977).
Valiant story of British paratroops at Arnhem Bridge during the disastrous Op Market Garden
13. Betrayed (1954)
Approved | 108 min | Drama, History, Romance
A Dutch intelligence officer recruits an allied woman to act as liaison with dashing Resistance leader 'The Scarf' for a British attack on Arnhem.
Votes: 1,012 | Gross: $1.97M
16. Cross of Iron (1977)
R | 119 min | Drama, War
German commander Captain Hauptmann Stransky (Maximilian Schell) places a squad in extreme danger after Sergeant Rolf Steiner (James Coburn) refuses to lie for him.
17. Dunkirk (2017)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, History
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
Votes: 508,124 | Gross: $188.37M
19. 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.
20. Battle of Britain (1969)
G | 132 min | Action, Drama, History
In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle to prevent the Luftwaffe from gaining air superiority over the English Channel as a prelude to a possible Axis invasion of the U.K.
Votes: 19,839 | Gross: $4.36M
21. Battle of Britain (2015– )
As 40 Spitfires and Hurricanes assemble for a unique flypast marking the 75th anniversary of Battle of Britain Day, two special programmes commemorate the heroes Churchill famously called 'The Few'.
23. The Battle of Britain (1943)
Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, History, War
The official World War II US government account of Great Britain's stand against the Nazi war machine after the Dunkirk evacuation.
24. First Light (2010 TV Movie)
75 min | Biography, Drama, War
In May 1940 eighteen-year old Geoffrey Wellum joins the 92 squadron of the Royal Air Force and is taken to the pub,where pilots who have seen action sign their names on a blackboard. Next ... See full summary »
26. The Big Red One (1980)
R | 113 min | Drama, War
A hardened sergeant and the four core members of his infantry unit try to survive World War II as they move from battle to battle throughout Europe.
27. Story of G.I. Joe (1945)
Approved | 108 min | Biography, Drama, War
During WW2, Pulitzer prize winner and war correspondent Ernie Pyle joins the army and writes articles about his comrades in his daily columns.
29. Anzio (1968)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, History, War
One of WWII's bloodiest battles as the Allies smash through the German lines which have enclosed the Anzio beachhead. Four months and 30,000 casualties before the Allies finally march to Rome.
30. Sahara (I) (1943)
Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War
After the fall of Tobruk in 1942, during the Allied retreat in the Libyan desert, an American tank picks-up a motley group of survivors but they face advancing Germans and a lack of water.
31. Sahara (1995 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, War
A tank commander and his men along with a group of assorted stragglers they picked up along the way try to keep a limited supply of water away from the Nazis.
32. Memphis Belle (1990)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, War
In 1943, the crew of a B-17 based in UK prepares for its 25th and last bombing mission over Germany before returning home to the USA.
Votes: 25,901 | Gross: $27.44M
34. 12 O'Clock High (1964–1967)
60 min | Drama, War
This series chronicled the adventures, in the air and on the ground, of the men of the 918th Bombardment Group of the U.S. Eighth Air Force. First commanded by irascible General Frank ... See full summary »
35. The Thousand Plane Raid (1969)
G | 93 min | Adventure, War
A U.S. Air Force colonel convinces the Allies during World War II that a daylight bombing raid of Germany will bring a quick end to the war.
37. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)
Not Rated | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When Nazi anti-aircraft fire damages a British bomber, its crew bails out and seeks help from the Dutch underground.
38. Dresden (2006 TV Movie)
176 min | Drama, Romance, War
A romance between a British pilot hiding in Germany and a German nurse is shown on the background of massive allied bombing of Dresden towards the end of World War 2.
40. The Dam Busters (1955)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, History, War
The story of how the British attacked German dams in World War II by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.
41. Red Tails (2012)
PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Drama, History
A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.
Votes: 32,527 | Gross: $49.88M
42. The Tuskegee Airmen (1995 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, History, War
The true story of how a group of African American pilots overcame racist opposition to become one of the finest US fighter groups in World War II
43. Mosquito Squadron (1969)
G | 90 min | War, Drama