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1. Pearl Harbor (2001)

PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, History

6.2
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44 Metascore

A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott

Votes: 301,714 | Gross: $198.54M

2. The World at War (1973–1976)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

9.2
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A groundbreaking 26-part documentary series narrated by the actor Laurence Olivier about the deadliest conflict in history, World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Anthony Eden, Averell Harriman, Albert Speer

Votes: 20,288

3. Dad's Army (1968–1977)

30 min | Comedy, War

8.1
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A ragtag group of Home Guard volunteers prepare for an imminent German invasion during World War II.

Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 5,272

4. Battle of Britain (1969)

G | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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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.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews, Curd Jürgens

Votes: 19,827 | Gross: $4.36M

5. Mission of Honor (II) (2018)

Not Rated | 107 min | Action, Drama, War

5.9
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The exploits of 303 Squadron RAF during the Battle of Britain. The squadron consisted of Polish pilots, many of whom were veterans of the air battles involved in Germany's invasion of Poland.

Director: David Blair | Stars: Iwan Rheon, Milo Gibson, Stefanie Martini, Krystof Hádek

Votes: 3,422

6. Squadron 303 (2018)

104 min | Drama, War

6.2
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This is the story of the highly regarded fighter squadron, in which served mainly airmen from Poland, in the history of aerial combat and their heroic defence of England during WW2, Battle ... See full summary »

Director: Denis Delic | Stars: Piotr Adamczyk, Kirk Barker, Gabriela Calun, Maciej Cymorek

Votes: 1,199

7. First Light (2010 TV Movie)

75 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.0
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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 »

Director: Matthew Whiteman | Stars: Sam Heughan, Gary Lewis, Ben Aldridge, Alex Robertson

Votes: 441

8. Piece of Cake (1988)

312 min | Drama, War

8.1
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Stories of the men of the RAF Hornet Squadron during the early days of World War II.

Stars: Neil Dudgeon, George Anton, Boyd Gaines, Jeremy Northam

Votes: 671

9. Grandpa's Great Escape (2018 TV Movie)

72 min | Family

6.7
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Jack (Kit Connor) decides to help his Grandpa (Sir Tom Courtenay), a World War II flying ace, who now suffers from Alzheimer's disease, escape from an old folks' home run by Miss Dandy (Jennifer Saunders), who has ulterior motives.

Director: Elliot Hegarty | Stars: Tom Courtenay, David Walliams, Kit Connor, Samantha Spiro

Votes: 361

10. Spitfire (III) (2018)

TV-PG | 99 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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The story of the fighter plane and pilots that helped win the Battle of Britain in World War II.

Directors: David Fairhead, Ant Palmer | Stars: John Ackroyd, Charles Dance, Mary Ellis, Paul Farnes

Votes: 808

11. Spitfire (1942)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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Aircraft designer/patriot R. J. Mitchell, alarmed at growing German militarism, works to perfect a defense against the German Messerschmidt at the cost of his health.

Director: Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, David Niven, Rosamund John, Roland Culver

Votes: 1,506

12. Reach for the Sky (1956)

Not Rated | 123 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.2
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Biopic of RAF Group Captain Douglas Bader who, after having lost both legs, flew a British fighter plane during WW2.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Lyndon Brook, Lee Patterson

Votes: 2,181

13. The One That Got Away (1957)

Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, War

7.2
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A cocky German fighter pilot is shot down over England in 1940 and makes numerous attempts to escape to fight again.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Hardy Krüger, Colin Gordon, Michael Goodliffe, Terence Alexander

Votes: 1,717

14. Victory Through Air Power (1943)

70 min | Documentary, Animation, History

6.6
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An animated documentary promoting of the soundness of strategic aerial bombing in World War II.

Directors: James Algar, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, H.C. Potter | Stars: Alexander de Seversky, Art Baker, Billy Mitchell

Votes: 815 | Gross: $0.80M

15. Eagles Over London (1969)

PG | 100 min | Drama, War

5.7
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In World war 2, a German undercover unit infiltrates British lines during the evacuation of Dunkirk, 1939. The film revolves around their successes and failures in disrupting R.A.F. operations during the Battle of Britain.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Frederick Stafford, Van Johnson, Francisco Rabal, Evelyn Stewart

Votes: 440

16. Johnny in the Clouds (1945)

87 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.3
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The wartime daily routine on a British bomber base in southeastern England is revealed through the eyes of newly arrived Flying Officer Peter Penrose (Sir John Mills).

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Michael Redgrave, John Mills, Rosamund John, Douglass Montgomery

Votes: 1,225

17. Angels One Five (1952)

TV-G | 98 min | Drama, War

6.5
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The story of an RAF fighter squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain.

Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Michael Denison, Andrew Osborn, Cyril Raymond

Votes: 826

18. Dark Blue World (2001)

R | 112 min | War, Drama, Action

7.2
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56 Metascore

The friendship of two men becomes tested when they both fall for the same woman.

Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Ondrej Vetchý, Krystof Hádek, Tara Fitzgerald, Charles Dance

Votes: 5,386 | Gross: $0.26M

19. WWII from Space (2012 TV Movie)

Documentary, History, War

7.4
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The events of World War II from 1941 onward are depicted from the perspective of space.

Director: Simon George | Stars: Corey Johnson, Kevin Farrell, Geoffrey Wawro, Conrad Crane

Votes: 378

20. The Battle of Britain (1943)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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The official World War II US government account of Great Britain's stand against the Nazi war machine after the Dunkirk evacuation.

Directors: Frank Capra, Anthony Veiller | Stars: Douglas Bader, Arno Breker, Winston Churchill, Hermann Göring

Votes: 815

21. Over Here (1996 TV Movie)

185 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.3
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Comedy drama set in wartime Britain showing what can happen when British RAF men and soldiers from the American Air Force are forced to share barracks.

Director: Tony Dow | Stars: Samuel West, James Terry, Todd Boyce, Louise Brighton

Votes: 141

22. An Englishman's Castle (1978– )

50 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.3
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In a world in which Germany won World War II and has occupied the United Kingdom, Peter Ingram is a writer on a popular soap opera called "An Englishman's Castle" that is set in London ... See full summary »

Stars: Kenneth More, Anthony Bate, Isla Blair, Kathleen Byron

Votes: 63

23. The Brighton Strangler (1945)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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After suffering a head injury during the Blitz, an actor comes to believe himself to be the Brighton Strangler, the murderer he was playing onstage.

Director: Max Nosseck | Stars: John Loder, June Duprez, Michael St. Angel, Miles Mander

Votes: 405

24. Victory at Sea (1954)

Approved | 98 min | Documentary, War

8.5
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A feature-length condensed version of the documentary TV series Victory at Sea (1952).

Director: Isaac Kleinerman | Stars: Alexander Scourby, Harold Alexander, Alan Brooke, Winston Churchill

Votes: 140

25. Titanic: Adventure Out of Time (1996 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Mystery

9.1
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A video game about a british espionage agent sent back in time to a failed mission aboard Titanic. At stake: The fate of the entire world!

Stars: Kevin Garrett, Erik Sigvard Quist, Stephanie B. Quist, Lona Livingston

Votes: 261

26. Battle of Britain: The Real Story (2010)

59 min | Documentary

7.7
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A historical re-examination of Britain's Finest Hour and its actual nature.

Director: Aaron Young | Stars: James Holland, Peter Caddick-Adams, Hilda Muller, Steve Prince

Votes: 73

27. Fighting the Blue (2005– )

60 min | Documentary, History, War

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A social history documentary series featuring stories of human interest during 1940, exploring the courage and resilience of the human spirit during the Battle of Britain era. The programme... See full summary »

Stars: Andrew Sachs, David Arshadi, Chris Bearpark, Alice Berkeley

28. Blitzkrieg (1962)

28 min | Documentary, Short, War

6.9
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Stars: Budd Knapp, Lord Athlone, Lord Beaverbrook, John Buchan

Votes: 15

29. Churchill's Island (1941)

TV-PG | 21 min | Documentary, War, Short

6.3
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The people of Britain resist the German air force and navy with help from North America.

Director: Stuart Legg | Stars: Lorne Greene, Gérard Arthur, Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler

Votes: 139

30. Fooling Hitler (2004 TV Movie)

90 min | History, War

7.4
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The true story of the greatest deception of WW2: one which helped change the course of the war itself.

Director: Philip Smith | Stars: Jason Durr, Howard Attfield, Grant Burgin, Dorian Healy

Votes: 33

31. The War Years 1939-1945 (1993– )

250 min | Documentary, History, War

6.9
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The use of archive footage brings to life the war years in Europe between 1939 to 1945.

Star: Michael Aspel

Votes: 8

32. Blitz: London's Firestorm (2005 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, History, War

8.4
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Director: Louise Osmond | Stars: Christopher Fox, Sophie Okonedo, Christian Rubeck

Votes: 32

33. Cameramen at War (1943)

15 min | Documentary, Short, War

6.4
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This short showcases the work of the cameramen who filmed the battles of WWI and early WWII. We also get to see the faces of many of the men who took the pictures. This includes director ... See full summary »

Stars: Raymond Glendenning, Harold Alexander, Teddy Ashwood, Edward Candy

Votes: 61

34. Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain (2000 TV Movie)

220 min | Documentary

8.4
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In 1940, World War II was Britain's to lose. It did not.

Director: Nick Read | Stars: Will Lyman, Tony Bradford

Votes: 51

35. Spitfire Sisters (2010)

50 min | Documentary

8.4
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Tells the story of the remarkable ladies who flew for the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in World War Two.

Directors: Tristan Loraine, Sandra Skibsted | Stars: Samantha Irving, Lauren Maddox, Betty Boothroyd, Eric Viles

Votes: 17

36. Songs That Won the War (1994 TV Movie)

75 min | Documentary, War, Music

7.8
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Stars: Vera Lynn, Laverne Andrews, Maxene Andrews, Patty Andrews

Votes: 11

37. Eye of the Dictator (1988)

Documentary, War

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The story of Joseph Goebbels and the production of wartime Nazi newsreels.

Director: Hans-Günther Stark | Stars: Donald Arthur, Osman Ragheb, Heinz Braun, Karl-Friedrich Falcke

Votes: 8

38. Spitfire Ace (2004– )

Documentary

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Young pilots follow in the footsteps of the men who fought the Battle of Britain.

Stars: Stephen Bungay, Bob Doe, Carolyn Grace, Iain Hutchinson

Votes: 17

39. The Speeches of Winston Churchill (1988 Video)

Documentary

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Stars: Clement Attlee, Ernest Bevin, Alan Brooke, Clementine Churchill

40. A Web of War (1996)

51 min | Documentary, War

6.8
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The stories of the battles that brought together a Polish cavalry officer, a Canadian captain, and a polish underground member are told by the very same Canadians who survived them.

Director: Brian McKenna | Stars: Terence McKenna, Andreas Apergis, Tamara Gorski, Irena Bellert

Votes: 6

41. White Sails (1941)

Approved | 10 min | Short, News, War

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At war with Germany, every available boat has been pressed into service to carry supplies to England, and the countries 'down under' have even fallen back to their sailing vessels of old, ... See full summary »

Director: Owen Crump | Star: Owen Crump

42. Fields of Sacrifice (1963)

38 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Director: Donald Brittain | Star: Douglas Rain

Votes: 10

43. Search for the Lost Fighter Plane (2004 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, War

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Director: Nick Clarke Powell | Stars: John Suchet, Chris Bennett, Steve Vizard, Ray Holmes

44. Skalski's Circus (1986)

21 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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Stanislaw Skalski, the most brilliant ace pilot in Polish history, who took part in the Battle of Britain, shares his wartime memories. He also tells about the horrifying post-war period when he spent 7 years in jail.

Director: Jacek Blawut | Star: Stanislaw Skalski

Votes: 5

45. Houston (II) (2017 Video)

11 min | Short, Talk-Show

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In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Stefan asks: Can humanity pull together only during disaster?

Star: Stefan Molyneux

46. Royal Family at War (1995 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

7.0
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Directors: Andrew Barr, Paul Slater | Stars: Peter Williams, Nick Curtis, Sir Jeffrey Darell, Cyril Dickman

Votes: 6

47. Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain (1989 Video Game)

Action, War

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Director: Lawrence Holland

48. London Blitz (1983 Video Game)

War

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During the Battle Of Britain the German Luftwaffe dropped thousands of tons of bombs on the city of London. As a member of the British Royal Engineers your task is to find the bombs that ... See full summary »

49. Heroes Over Europe (2009 Video Game)

T | Action, War

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Star: Randall Berger

Votes: 10

50. The World at War (1973–1976)
Episode: Alone: May 1940-May 1941 (1973)

TV-PG | 51 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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In the end of May 1940, when the last French cities are captured by the Germans, half a million British and French soldiers retreat to the last channel port still open to them: Dunkerque. ... See full summary »

Director: David Elstein | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Max Aitken, J.R. Colville, Anthony Eden

Votes: 287



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