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From director Roland Emmericah (2012, The Day After Tomorrow, Independence Day, Godzilla) comes this explosive tale about the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII.
The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome the odds.
1940, London, the Blitz. With the country’s morale at stake, Catrin, an untried screenwriter, and a makeshift cast and crew, work under fire to make a film to lift the nation’s flagging spirits; and inspire America to join the war. Partnered alongside fellow screenwriter, Buckley, the pair set off to make a film that will warm the hearts of the nation and capture the imagination of the American population.
Alongside Gemma Arterton and Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy stars as fading matinee idol Ambrose Hilliard, who reluctantly joins their production in a supporting role.
Based on Lissa Evans' novel, Their Finest Hour And A Half, this is a witty, romantic and moving portrayal of a young woman finding her way, and her voice, in the mayhem of war… and the movies!
Auschwitz 1944. A Polish midwife is incarcerated in the infamous concentration camp, and is soon recruited to help Dr Mengele in the camp hospital. Discovering that he is experimenting on the children and pregnant women in the camp she vows to do whatever she can to save as many children as possible.
This is the incredible true story of Stanislawa Leczenska, who would go on to deliver 3,000 babies in terrifying conditions and earn herself the name The Angel Of Auschwitz.
War drama based on true events and set during WWII in which U.S. Air Force commander Jack Johnson is tasked with preparing Chinese pilots to take on the ruthless Japanese fighter planes.
While they deflect attack from the air, a team on the ground must escort a decoder device through the countryside and ultimately get it in safe hands while they evade the constant onslaught of war around them.
(Please Note: This movie is mainly subtitled with Chinese being the dominant spoken language)
Churchill follows Britain’s iconic Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the days before the infamous D-Day landings in June 1944.
As allied forces stand on the south coast of Britain, poised to invade Nazi-occupied Europe, they await Churchill’s decision on whether the invasion will actually move ahead. Fearful of repeating his mistakes from World War I on the beaches of Gallipoli, exhausted by years of war, plagued by depression and obsessed with fulfilling historical greatness, Churchill is also faced with constant criticism from his political opponents; General Eisenhower and Field Marshal Montgomery.
Only the unflinching support of Churchill’s brilliant, unflappable wife Clementine can halt the Prime Minister’s physical and mental collapse and help lead him to greatness.
Using state of the art technology to restore original archival footage which is more than a 100-years old, Jackson brings to life the people who can best tell this story: the men who were there.
Driven by a personal interest in the First World War, Jackson set out to bring to life the day-to-day experience of its soldiers. After months immersed in the BBC and Imperial War Museums’ archives, narratives and strategies on how to tell this story began to emerge for Jackson. Using the voices of the men involved, the film explores the reality of war on the front line; their attitudes to the conflict; how they ate; slept and formed friendships, as well what their lives were like away from the trenches during their periods of downtime.
(The film was created using original footage of World War I from the Imperial War Museum's archives, most of it previously unseen, alongside audio from BBC and IWM interviews of British servicemen who fought in the conflict. Most of the footage has been colourised and transformed with modern production techniques, with the addition of sound effects and voice acting to be more evocative and feel closer to the soldiers' actual experiences.)
In Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, Desmond Doss saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun.
He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was nevertheless wrong. As an army medic, he single-handedly evacuated the wounded from behind enemy lines, braved fire while tending to soldiers and was wounded by a grenade and hit by snipers.
Doss was the first conscientious objector awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and this is his gripping story, directed by Mel Gibson.
(Academy Award winner for Best Editing, Best Sound Mixing. Also nominated for: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Sound Editing)
A young lawyer makes a stand against the oppression of the Nazis as the Second World War draws to a close.
Infiltrating the German military, Sonson sows chaos amid their ranks in an effort to drive them out, enlisting the aid of the rebellious locals eager to liberate their home.
Based on the widely-acclaimed bestselling novel, the film is told from the point of view of 19-year-old private Billy Lynn who, along with his fellow soldiers in Bravo Squad, becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle and is brought home temporarily for a victory tour.
Through flashbacks, culminating at the spectacular halftime show of the Thanksgiving Day football game, the film reveals what really happened to the squad - contrasting the realities of the war with America's perceptions.
For Sergeant Adam Schumann - and many soldiers like him - the process of leaving combat back in Iraq was as seemingly simple as getting on that plane. But standing on the tarmac again in the arms of loved ones would turn out to be merely a first step in the long and exacting journey of actually returning home.
Thank You For Your Service follows a group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq who struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.
Hans was a grade-A student, but now he is an SS officer stationed at the infamous Auschwitz Birkenau concentration camp.
Charged by his superior officer with building a new, efficient gas chamber Hans slowly starts to realise the atrocity of what he is constructing. And when he befriends one of the intended victims little does he know that she has a secret that could change his life forever.
The Guard Of Auschwitz is a harrowing story of the human spirit's ability to survive even the most horrific of situations.
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.
Allied is the story of intelligence officer Max Vatan, who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour on a deadly mission behind enemy lines.
Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war.
(Academy Award nomination for: Best Costume Design)
War drama based on the autobiographical book by Ron Kovic.
Tom Cruise plays Kovic, a man brought up in the God-fearing All-American tradition, the perfect material to fight for the US cause in Vietnam. However, nothing could prepare the young Marine for the horrors of the frontline and he returns home paralysed from the chest down.
Embittered, Kovic goes into a self-destructive downward spiral, until he finds new direction by joining the anti-war movement.
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)
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)
Flags Of Our Fathers
Letters From Iwo Jima
Jarhead 2: Field Of Fire (2014)
12 Strong is set in the harrowing days following 9/11 when a U.S. Special Forces team, led by their new Captain, Mitch Nelson, is chosen to be the first U.S. troops sent into Afghanistan for an extremely dangerous mission.
There, in the rugged mountains, they must convince Northern Alliance General Dostum to join forces with them to fight their common adversary: the Taliban and their Al Qaeda allies. In addition to overcoming mutual distrust and a vast cultural divide, the Americans—accustomed to state-of- the-art warfare—must adopt the rudimentary tactics of the Afghan horse soldiers.
But despite their uneasy bond, the new allies face overwhelming odds: outnumbered and outgunned by a ruthless enemy that does not take prisoners.
With only hours until D-Day, a team of American paratroopers drop into Nazi-occupied France to carry out a mission that s crucial to the invasion's success. Tasked with destroying a radio transmitter atop a fortified church, the desperate soldiers join forces with a young French villager to penetrate the walls and take down the tower. But, in a mysterious Nazi lab beneath the church, the outnumbered G.I.s come face-to-face with enemies unlike any the world has ever seen. From producer J.J. Abrams, Overlord is a thrilling, pulse-pounding action adventure with a twist.
Born On The Fourth Of July
Casualties Of War
Black Hawk Down
Gardens Of Stone
After delivering parts for the atomic bomb that would later be dropped on Hiroshima in 1945, the naval cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine while patrolling the Philippine Sea.
Left with no option but to abandon ship, Captain Charles McVay and hundreds of his crew are left stranded in open seas with no food or water. Enduring extreme hunger and thirst for days, things soon go from bad to worse as a group of sharks begin to prey on the men as they sit helplessly awaiting rescue.
Quentin Tarantino directs this ensemble action drama set in Europe during World War Two.
In the first of two converging storylines, Shosanna (Melanie Laurent), a young Jewish woman in occupied France, seeks to avenge the death of her parents by the Nazis after narrowly escaping execution herself and fleeing to Paris. There she creates a new identity for herself as the owner and manager of a cinema. Meanwhile, a group of Jewish American soldiers known as 'The Basterds', led by First Lieutenant Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt), joins forces with German actress and undercover agent Bridget von Hammersmark (Diane Kruger) to take down the leaders of The Third Reich.
The Basterds cross paths with Shosanna when her cinema, which has been commandeered by the Nazis for the screening of their latest propaganda film, becomes the target for their next attack. However, unbeknown to them, Shosanna has devised a revenge plan of her own.
Christoph Waltz gained the Best Supporting Actor Awards at both the 2010 BAFTAs and Academy Awards for his portrayal of the devious Colonel Hans Landa.
Vicente Ferraz directs this war drama based on real events of World War II. Set during the winter of 1944, a Brazilian Expeditionary Force on a minesweeping patrol in Italy find themselves lost in a land far from their base in the mountains. As they embark on an horrific journey back to camp they come across two army deserters; one Italian and one German. Forming an unlikely group of renegades the men set about crossing the infamous Road 47 to achieve safe passage to their futures.
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