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Casablanca

by:Curtiz, Michael

In World War II Morocco, seething with European refugees desperate for passage to neutral Lisbon, only a world-weary and bitter nightclub owner can help his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis.

Editions:329  Date:1924 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, History, War films, Feature films

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Schindler's list

by:SPIELBERG, Steven

The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands.

Editions:309  Date:1983 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for language, some sexuality, and actuality violence.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Film adaptations, Historical films, War films

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Saving Private Ryan

by:Spielberg, Steven (1946-....)

Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking thir lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage.

Editions:230  Date:1998 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, War films, War films, War films

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Platoon

by:Stone, Oliver

Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger growing within himself.

Editions:275  Date:1966 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, War films, Feature films, War films, War films

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The Bridge on the River Kwai

by:Lean, David, 1908-1991

British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy.

Editions:166  Date:1957 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG; Canadian Home Video Rating: PG  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, War films, War films, History

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Gone with the wind

by:Fleming, Victor

Presents the story of Scarlett O'Hara, a Southern belle who enjoys her socialite lifestyle and the attention of many eligible single rich men. This idyllic lifestyle is shattered by the onset of the U.S. Civil War that eventually reduces her home to near ruins. Robbed of the luxuries she loved, she vows to grow strong so she will never be poor again. She begins to ruthlessly climb to the top of the new social order. Scarlett also has a complex, love-hate relationship with Rhett Butler, a man of questionable morals.

Editions:91  Date:1927 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: G.  Genre(s):Feature films, History, Drama, War films, Film adaptations

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The deer hunter

by:Cimino, Michael

Tracks a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. Shows what happens to friendship and courage under stress.

Editions:209  Date:1976 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, War films, War films, War films

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All quiet on the western front

by:Milestone, Lewis (1895-1980)

A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war.

Editions:180  Date:1929 - 2018  Rating:MPAA Rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, War films, War films, Film adaptations

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The African Queen

by:Huston, John (1906-1987)

At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's reverend was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and an endlessly branching stream which always seems to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German warship.

Editions:211  Date:1942 - 2018  Rating:MPAA: Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, War films, Action and adventure films, War films

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Pearl Harbor

by:Bay, Michael

Two childhood best friends, Rafe and Danny, grow up wanting to fly planes. When Rafe gets the chance to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he takes it, leaving his new love, Evelyn, a dedicated Navy nurse, and Danny, also a pilot, behind. Danny and Evelyn are transferred separately to the idyllic paradise of Hawaii, where they eventually meet through a connection to Rafe, who has been declared missing. But just as the love triangle begins to get complicated, Dec. 7, 1941 arrives, changing all of their lives forever.

Editions:189  Date:1985 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for sustained intense war sequences, images of wounded, brief sensuality and some language.  Genre(s):Drama, Historical films, Historical films, War films, Feature films

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