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This is the true story of the six members of a security team who fought to defend the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, after the attack by Islamic terrorists on September 11, 2012.
(Academy Award nomination for: Best Sound Mixing)
Set in 1901, this period epic follows Willem Morkel - a Boer and family man whose wife and son are murdered during the Anglo-Boer War. Captured as a prisoner of war, Willem must survive incarceration in the notorious St. Helena concentration camp and defeat the ruthless Colonel Swannell, at his own game... Rugby.
It is 1944 and World War II is reaching its climax. The Allies are poised to invade France and finally defeat the German army. But in Walmington-on-Sea, morale amongst the Home Guard is low.
Their new mission then – to patrol the Dover army base – is a great chance to revive spirits and reputation, that is until glamorous journalist Rose Winters arrives to write about their exploits, setting the pulses racing and putting the local women on red alert. MI5 then discover a radio signal sent direct to Berlin from Walmington-on-Sea. There’s a spy on the loose!
The outcome of the war is suddenly at stake, and it falls to our unlikely heroes to stand up and be counted.
Testament Of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman's point of view.
A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again, it's a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times.
Collection of four thrilling war films.
Rescue Dawn (2006)
Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms.
His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. He is also facing a different kind of battle on the home front: striving to be a good husband and father from halfway around the world.
Despite the danger, as well as the toll on his family at home, Chris serves through four harrowing tours of duty in Iraq, personifying the SEAL creed to “leave no man behind.” But upon returning to his wife, Taya Renae Kyle, and kids, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.
(2015 Oscar winner for: Best Sound Editing. Also nominated for Best Motion Picture, Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Sound Mixing)
Decorated U.S. Army medic and single mother Maggie Swann returns home from an extended tour of duty in Afghanistan to discover the bond with her five-year-old son has been broken.
As she struggles to reclaim his affection, life after deployment is made more difficult by her persistent memories of Afghanistan.
When news of another deployment threatens the fragile balance she has achieved, she must find a way to reconcile her duties as a mother and her obligations as a soldier.
April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines.
Outnumbered and outgunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany
Based on the beloved international bestselling book, The Book Thief tells the story of Liesel, an extraordinary and courageous young girl sent to live with a foster family in World War II Germany.
She learns to read with encouragement from her new family and Max, a Jewish refugee who they are hiding under the stairs. For Liesel and Max, the power of words and imagination become the only escape from the tumultuous events happening around them.
The Book Thief is a life-affirming story of survival and of the resilience of the human spirit.
Corporal Evan Albright joined the elite Marine Corps Security Guards to save the world and see some action - not necessarily in that order.
But his first assignment, protecting a U. S. Embassy in a seemingly safe Middle Eastern capital, relegates his unit to wrangling "gate groupies" protesting outside the compound and honing their marksmanship by playing video games. So Albright and his team are caught off guard when well-armed and well-trained militants launch a surprise attack aimed at killing an informant in the embassy.
Heavily out-gunned, they will have to muster all the courage and firepower they can as their once routine assignment spirals into all-out war.
Commandant Jacobus van Aswegen is a loving father and husband, as well as being a respected Boer-officer. Upon hearing that the enemy (the British) are planning a “scorched earth” policy, he decides to go home and protect his wife and family instead of further participation in the war.
This decision leads to him and his sons being tried for high treason. If they are found guilty, they'll be sentenced to death....
An action comedy about a group of self-absorbed actors who set out to make the most expensive war film ever made.
After ballooning costs force the studio to cancel the movie, the frustrated director refuses to stop shooting, leading his cast into the jungles of Southeast Asia, where they encounter real bad guys.
When Evelyn, a beautiful Navy nurse, meets dashing ace Army fighter pilot Rafe, the two fall madly in love, only to be separated abruptly when he is called upon to help fight the war in Europe. Unforeseen circumstances lead Evelyn into the arms of Danny, another fighter pilot and Rafe's best friend since childhood.
In the meantime, the Japanese military is planning the surprise early morning raid on Hawaii that will pull the United States into World War II.
Spectacular special effects vividly recreate the attack in devastating detail as bombs explode, torpedoes shoot through the water, and bullets fly, shaking tranquil Pearl Harbor to its core.
It's post-WWII Germany and teenager Michael Berg becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair.
Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens. Hanna is enthralled as Michael reads to her from The Odyssey, Huck Finn and The Lady with the Little Dog. Despite their intense bond, Hanna mysteriously disappears one day and Michael is left confused and heartbroken.
Twelve years later, Michael sees Hanna again, but in the last place he ever expected to find her. As Hanna's past is revealed, Michael uncovers a deep secret that will impact both of their lives.
Ultimate Warfare takes viewers on a totally immersive journey into real-life combat from actual soldiers perspectives. From battlefields of wars past and present, Ultimate Warfare documents the most decisive modern military battles from the point-of-view of the servicemen who lived to tell the tale, combining authentic battlefield footage with highly stylised recreations using CGI and cutting-edge graphics.
Tension, grit, courage and strategy are at the forefront of each episode, as soldiers relive the critical moments they faced, when every decision could mean the difference between life and death. From the Battle of Midway in World War II right up to Fallujah in Iraq, Ultimate Warfare sheds new light on these iconic military battles, bringing the audience into the battlefield experience as if they were there.
Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding Jr. and Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard lead a powerful ensemble cast in this high-flying epic inspired by the real-life adventures of the first African-American combat unit to serve in World War II.
Italy, 1944. As the war takes its toll on Allied forces in Europe, a squadron of black pilots known as the Tuskagee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove themselves in the sky... even as they battle discrimination on the ground.
Featuring jaw-dropping aerial action and thrilling special effects, Red Tails is a breathtaking tribute to the unsung heroes who rose above extraordinary challenges and ultimately soared into history.
Adam Buckley finds himself in the middle of a convenience store robbery during his last night as a pledge for a college fraternity.
When the initiation ritual goes horribly wrong and everything starts falling apart, Adam is forced to choose between his new brothers or his ethics.
Romantic drama set during World War II. In the early days of Nazi-occupied France, Lucile (Michelle Williams) waits to hear of news from her captive husband, whilst staying in the house of her overpowering mother-in-law (Kristin Scott Thomas). But as refugees fleeing Paris begin to arrive in the town, they are soon followed by German officers who take up posts and residence in the locals' homes. At first Lucile tries to avoid all attempts at contact with Bruno von Falk (Matthias Schoenaerts), their resident officer, but she is won over by the charming German and together the pair must face the repercussions of the inevitably engulfing war.
From legendary director Steven Spielberg comes the epic adventure War Horse, a tale of incredible loyalty, hope, and tenacity.
Based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway play, and set against the sweeping canvas of World War I, this deeply heartfelt story begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and his young trainer Albert. When they’re forced apart by war, we follow Joey’s extraordinary journey as he changes and inspires the lives of everyone he meets.
Filled with spectacularly rich visuals — and complete with never-before-seen bonus features — War Horse is one of the most powerful and moving stories of friendship ever told.
After 9/11, successful NFL star Pat Tillman gave up his professional football career to join the Army Rangers in 2002—and became an instant symbol of patriotic fervor and unflinching duty.
But the truth about Pat Tillman is far more complex, and ultimately more heroic, than the caricature created by the media. And when the government tried to turn his death into war propaganda, they took on the wrong family. From her home in the Santa Cruz mountains, Pat’s mother, Dannie Tillman, led the family’s crusade to reveal the truth beneath the mythology of their son’s life and death.
Featuring candid and revelatory interviews with Pat’s fellow soldiers as well as his family, Amir Bar-Lev’s emotional and insightful film not only shines a light on the shady aftermath of Pat’s death and calls to task the entire chain of command but also examines themes as timeless as the notion of heroism itself.
Documentary that revisits the Boer War, a conflict for control of South Africa that took place between 1899 and 1902. With an empire that stretched over much of the globe, Victorian Britain was used to dealing with uprisings - however, the Boer War proved a stern test. The Boers pioneered a new form of guerilla warfare that tested the resolve of British soldiers and strategists to the limit and led to a re-evaluation of military tactics and the attention paid to the wellbeing of soldiers.
Movie deals with the South African border war, touching not just on the bush war itself but also the human drama behind those soldiers involved in the fight against the insurgents. A soldier is captured during a skirmish and a daring rescue attempt is made to recover the wounded soldier.
When Marine Captain Bob Hyde leaves for Vietnam, his wife, Sally, volunteers at a local hospital. There she meets Luke Martin, a former sergeant whose war injury has left him a paraplegic.
Embittered with rage and filled with frustration, Luke finds new hope and confidence through his growing intimacy with Sally. The relationship also transforms Sally's feelings about life, love and the horrors of war.
And when, wounded and disillusioned, Sally's husband returns home, all three must grapple with the full impact of a brutal, distant war that has changed their lives forever.
Perhaps the most powerful picture ever made about the shattering aftermath of the Vietnam War, Coming Home earned eight Academy Award nominations and three Oscars: Best Actress for Jane Fonda, Best Actor Jon Voight and Original Screenplay. Hailed by critics, this is a heart-rending examination of a critical period in America's histor.
As a former war hero of the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin is determined to renounce his notoriously violent past in order to raise his family in peace. The last thing he wants to do is return to battle against the savage British redcoats in the midst of the American Revolution.
But when one of his sons is killed in a revolutionary skirmish and his patriotic eldest son Gabriel joins the fight, Martin has no choice but to take up arms once again in order to protect the people he treasures most in his life. The only way to protect his family is to face the bloody reality of war and fight for a young nation's freedom.
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