Literatura em filmes de guerra e açãoby hermanschmitz | created - 17 Feb 2015 | updated - 15 May 2016 | Public
Lista com filmes adaptados de obras literárias.
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1. Between Heaven and Hell (1956)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, War
The spoiled rich son of a wealthy Southerner is changed by his experiences in the Pacific during World War II.
Francis Gwaltney (novel)
2. Eight Iron Men (1952)
Approved | 80 min | Drama, War
During WW2 in Italy, Sergeant Joe Mooney is leading his small squad on the front-lines but is ordered to avoid rescuing a soldier trapped in no man's land.
Harry Brown (play)
3. The Juggler (1953)
Passed | 84 min | Drama, History, War
In 1949, former concentration camp inmate and Berlin native Hans Muller, immigrates to Israel where, due to psychological problems, he can't adjust to peacetime life.
Michael Blankfort (novel)
4. 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: 19,485 | Gross: $4.36M
Derek Dempster book "The Narrow Margin" Derek Wood book "The Narrow Margin"
5. 100 Rifles (1969)
R | 110 min | Adventure, Romance, War
In 1912 Sonora, Mexico, native revolutionary Yaqui Joe robs a bank to buy arms for his oppressed people, but finds himself sought by an American lawman and the Mexican Army.
Robert MacLeod (novel)
6. To Have and Have Not (1944)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Film-Noir
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.
Ernest Hemingway (novel)
7. Ivan's Childhood (1962)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, War
In WW2, twelve year old Soviet orphan Ivan Bondarev works for the Soviet army as a scout behind the German lines and strikes a friendship with three sympathetic Soviet officers.
Vladimir Bogomolov (story "Ivan")
8. The McKenzie Break (1970)
PG | 108 min | Action, Drama, War
During WW2, German POWs in Britain plot to escape from their prison camp in Scotland.
Sidney Shelley (novel)
9. Gone with the Wind (1939)
Passed | 238 min | Drama, History, Romance
A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
Votes: 269,724 | Gross: $198.68M
Margaret Mitchell (novel)
10. Das Boot (1981)
R | 149 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth and sheer terror.
Votes: 216,013 | Gross: $11.49M
Lothar G. Buchheim (novel)
11. The Mouse That Roared (1959)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy
An impoverished backward nation declares a war on the United States of America, hoping to lose, but things don't go according to plan.
Leonard Wibberley (from the novel by)
12. MASH (1970)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, War
The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Votes: 64,289 | Gross: $81.60M
Richard Hooker (from the novel by)
13. Catch-22 (1970)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War
A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.
Votes: 20,714 | Gross: $24.91M
Joseph Heller (novel)
14. Colonel Chabert (1994)
110 min | Drama, History, Romance
Colonel Chabert has been severely wounded in the French-Russian Napoleonic war to the point that the medical examiner has signed his death certificate. When he regains his health and memory... See full summary »
Votes: 1,615 | Gross: $0.73M
Honoré de Balzac novel
15. The African Queen (1951)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In WWI Africa, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.
Votes: 67,674 | Gross: $0.54M
C.S. Forester (novel "The African Queen")
16. Ship of Fools (1965)
Not Rated | 149 min | Drama, Romance, War
A varied group of passengers boarding a ship bound for pre-WWII Germany represents a microcosm of early 1930s society.
Katherine Anne Porter (novel)
17. 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: 12,955 | Gross: $7.41M
Rose Valland (book "Le front de l'art")
18. The Thin Red Line (1998)
R | 170 min | Drama, War
Adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.
Votes: 163,160 | Gross: $36.40M
James Jones (novel)
19. Eye of the Needle (1981)
R | 112 min | Romance, Thriller, War
A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.
Votes: 8,788 | Gross: $17.58M
Ken Follett (based on the novel by)
20. Von Ryan's Express (1965)
Approved | 117 min | Action, Adventure, War
An American POW leads a group of mainly British prisoners to escape from the Germans in WWII.
Votes: 11,930 | Gross: $17.11M
David Westheimer (novel)
21. The Roses of the Desert (2006)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, War
A sanitary battalion of Italian Army is sent to Sorman oasis in Lybia during the Africa campaign in 1940. Soon an Italian missionary, living nearby, succeed to transform the occupation by ... See full summary »
Mario Tobino (novel)
22. Michael Strogoff (1956)
111 min | Adventure, History, War
In 19th century Russia, a Tartar rebellion led by Feofar Khan separates Russia from Siberia where the Tsar's brother and his troops are making a last stand. The Tsar entrusts Captain Michel Strogoff to deliver a vital message to them.
Jules Verne (novel)
23. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
PG-13 | 197 min | Drama, Romance, War
The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.
Votes: 65,584 | Gross: $111.72M
Boris Pasternak (novel)
24. Paths of Glory (1957)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, War
After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.
Humphrey Cobb (based on the novel "Paths of Glory" by)
25. Casablanca (1942)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War
A cynical American expatriate struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco.
Votes: 487,887 | Gross: $1.02M
Murray Burnett (play) and Joan Alison (play)
26. Counterpoint (1968)
TV-PG | 107 min | Drama, Music, War
A famous orchestra conductor is captured by the Germans in WW2, and is forced to perform at private concerts for the Nazi generals.
Alan Sillitoe (novel "The General")
27. The Professionals (1966)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Western
An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.
Votes: 12,746 | Gross: $19.54M
Frank O'Rourke (novel)
28. A Chinese Ghost Story (1997)
84 min | Action, Fantasy, Animation
A young man falls in love with a ghost and must avoid a variety of ghostbusters out to eliminate her and each other.
Songling Pu novel (uncredited)
29. First Blood (1982)
R | 93 min | Action, Adventure
A formidable but unstable veteran Green Beret is forced by a cruel Sheriff and his deputies to flee into the mountains and wage an escalating one-man war against his pursuers.
Votes: 210,511 | Gross: $47.21M
David Morrell (novel)
30. The Pirates of Blood River (1962)
Approved | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A group of ruthless pirates attack a seventeenth century Huguenot settlement on the Isle of Devon in search of treasure and will stop at nothing to obtain it.
Jimmy Sangster (from a story by)
31. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
R | 139 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.
Votes: 165,976 | Gross: $81.30M
Patricia Highsmith (novel)
32. Gray Lady Down (1978)
PG | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A Navy Captain uses his experimental Snark to reach a nuclear submarine stuck on an ocean ledge.
David Lavallee (novel "Event 1000")
33. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
R | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley (Gary Oldman) is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet Agent within MI6.
Votes: 177,532 | Gross: $24.15M
John le Carré (novel)
34. Man Hunt (1941)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Thriller, War
British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.
Geoffrey Household (novel "Rogue Male")
35. Topaz (1969)
PG | 143 min | Drama, Thriller
A French Intelligence Agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
Votes: 15,502 | Gross: $8.37M
Leon Uris (from the novel by)
36. The Odessa File (1974)
PG | 130 min | Drama, Thriller
Following the suicide of an elderly Jewish man, a journalist in possession of the man's diary investigates the alleged sighting of a former S.S. Captain, who commanded a concentration camp during World War II.
Frederick Forsyth (novel)
37. Agent 8 3/4 (1964)
98 min | Comedy
Czech-speaking, out-of-work Briton Nicholas Whistler (Sir Dirk Bogarde) is unwittingly sent on a secret mission to Prague by British Intelligence.
Lionel Davidson (novel)
38. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
R | 116 min | Drama, War
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Votes: 626,961 | Gross: $46.36M