The Criterion Collection
"The Thin Red Line" (1998)Terrence Malick
's adaptation of James Jones' 1962 novel stars Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn
and Nick Nolte
, and focuses on the conflict at Guadalcanal.
"The Big Red One" (1980)
Starring Lee Marvin, Mark Hamill
and Robert Carradine, the film chronicles the story of a sergeant and his unit as they try to survive World War II.
Argyll Film Partners
"To End All Wars" (2001)
Four Allied POWs endure hard treatment while they are captured by the Japanese during World War II. It stars Robert Carlyle and Kiefer Sutherland
"Das Boot" (1981)Starring Jurgen Prochnow, Herbert Groenemeyer and Klaus Wennemann, the film chronicles the world of a WWII German U-boat.
The Weinstein Company
"The Dirty Dozen" (1967)
Starring Lee Marvin and Ernest Borgnine
, a U.S. Army Major is assigned to lead convicted murderers to assassinate German officers in World War II.
"Valkyrie" (2008)Tom Cruise
, Bill Nighy
and Carice van Houten star in the film that dramatizes the July 20 assassination plot against Adolf Hitler.
"Letters from Iwo Jima" (2006)Clint Eastwood
directed the film about the battle of Iwo Jima between the U.S. and Imperial Japan.
"Flags of Our Fathers" (2006)Clint Eastwood
directed this film also, starring Ryan Philippe, Barry Pepper
and Joseph Cross. It follows the life stories of six men who raised the flat at the Battle of Iwo Jima.
"The Great Escape" (1963)
Starring Steve McQueen
and James Garner, Allied POWs plan for an escape from a German camp.
"Battle of Britain" (1969)Michael Caine
, Trevor Howard and Harry Andrews star in the film about the British Royal Air Force against the Nazi Germany Air Force.
20th Century Fox
"The Longest Day" (1962)John Wayne
and Robert Ryan star in the film following the events of D-Day.
"Bridge on the River Kwai" (1957)A British colonel cooperates to oversee a construction of a railway bridge for their captors after settling differences with a Japanese POW camp. It stars William Holden, Alec Guinness and Jack Hawkins.
"From Here to Eternity" (1953)
The film is set in 1941 Hawaii and is about a private who is punished for not boxing on his unit's team. It stars Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift
and Deborah Kerr.
"Stalag 17" (1953)Starring William Holden and Don Taylor, a German POW camp barracks marketeer is suspected of being an informer when two American war prisoners are killed.
"The Guns of Navarone" (1961)
A British team is sent to occupied Greek territory to destroy a massive German gun emplacement. It stars Gregory Peck
, David Niven and Anthony Quinn.
20th Century Fox
"Patton" (1970)The Francis J. Schaffner-directed film chronicles the careers of American general, George S. Patton.
20th Century Fox
"Tora! Tora! Tora!" (1970)The film dramatizes the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
"Battleground" (1949)A squad deals with being trapped in the besieged city of Bastogne.
"The Caine Mutiny" (1954)Starring Humphrey Bogart, Jose Ferrer and Van Johnson, it follows a U.S. Naval captain who shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship.
"Downfall" (2004)In the German biographical film, the final secretary of Adolf Hitler tells the story of the Fuehrer's final days.
"Kelly's Heroes" (1970)
U.S. soldiers sneak across enemy lines to get their hands on Nazi treasure. The film stars Clint Eastwood
, Don Rickles
and Telly Savalas.
"A Midnight Clear" (1992)
The film starring Peter Berg
, Kevin Dillon
and Arye Gross tells the story of the American intelligence unit which finds a German platoon wishing to surrender.
Christopher Nolan recounts the heroic efforts to evacuate Allied forces surrounded by Nazis on the beaches of France at a critical moment in World War II.