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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  144 min. 
Plot: During an attack on a U.S. compound in Libya, a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
Cast: James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, Max Martini. Directed by Michael Bay.
Categories:  Drama  War  History

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300 (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: An interpretation of the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC in which the king of Sparta leads his army against the invading Persians.
Cast: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West. Directed by Zack Snyder.
Categories:  History  War

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49th Parallel (1941)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  123 min. 
Plot: A Nazi U-boat crew headed by the ruthless Lieutenant is stranded in Canada during the thick of World War II.
Cast: Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Raymond Massey, Anton Walbrook, Eric Portman. Directed by Michael Powell.
Categories:  Drama  War  International

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Act of Violence/Mystery Street (1948)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  175 min. B&W
Plot: A vengeful POW stalks his former commanding officer who betrayed his men's escape attempt from a Nazi prison/A professor assists a small town policeman when the skeletal remains of a pregnant prostitute turn up on a beach.
Cast: Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, Janet Leigh, Mary Astor, Phyllis Thaxtor, Ricardo Montalban, Sally Forrest, Bruce Bennett. Directed by Fred Zinnemann and John Sturges.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Law Enforcement  War

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African Queen, The (1952)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: The greatest adventure a man ever lived....with a woman!
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull, Theodore Bikel. Directed by John Huston.
Categories:  Drama  Romance  War

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Alice's Restaurant (1969)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: A cinematic adaptation of Arlo Guthrie's classic song story.
Cast: Arlo Guthrie, Patricia Quinn, James Broderick, Pete Seeger. Directed by Arthur Penn.
Categories:  Drama  Politics  War

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Allied (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: When they reunite in London, the relationship between a Canadian intelligence officer and a female French Resistance fighter, is tested by the pressures of war.
Cast: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jsred Harris. Directed by Robert Zemeckis.
Categories:  Drama  War  Romance

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American Sniper (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  132 min. 
Plot: A Navy SEAL sniper saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend, however, back home after four tours of duty he finds it was a war he can't leave behind.
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Luke Grimes, Jake McDorman, Navid Negahban, Keir O'Donnell. Directed by Clint Eastwood.
Categories:  Biography  War  Family

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Anthropoid (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Operation Anthropoid: the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution.
Cast: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Charlotte Le Bon. Directed by Sean Ellis.
Categories:  Biography  History  War

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Apocalypse Now (1979)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  153 min. 
Plot: In this bold rethinking of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, a US Army operative in 1970s Vietnam undertakes a mission to assassinate an AWOL Colonel who has become a Cambodian warlord.
Cast: Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Harrison Ford, Laurence Fishburne. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
Categories:  War  Government  Ethics

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Armadillo (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: Film follows the lives of young Danish soldiers situated less than a kilometer away from Taliban positions. In Danish with English subtitles.
Cast: Live footage with soldiers portraying themselves.. Directed by Janus Metz .
Categories:  Documentary  War  Foreign

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Atomic Cafe, The (1982)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 86 min. 
Plot: Disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s government issued propaganda films designed to reassure the atomic bomb was not a threat.
Cast: . Directed by Jayne Loader.
Categories:  Documentary  Government  War

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Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: Camaraderie between two boys in Nazi-occupied France is threatened when a secret is revealed. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Gaspard Manesse, Raphaël Fejto, Francine Racette, Philippe Morier-Genoud. Directed by Louis Malle.
Categories:  Foreign  Drama  War

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Australia (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  165 min. 
Plot: An English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch in Northern Australia reluctantly enters a pact in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot.
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, David Wenham, Bryan Brown, Jack Thompson, David Gulpilil. Directed by Baz Luhrmann.
Categories:  Action  War  Property

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Avengers, The (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  143 min. 
Plot: A team of super humans team up to save the world from disaster.
Cast: Robert Downey, Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo. Directed by Joss Whedon.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Action

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Baghdad ER (2006)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  64 min. 
Plot: The U.S. Army's premier medical facility in Iraq puts a human face on the war's cold casualty statistics.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Medical

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Bananas (1971)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  82 min. 
Plot: A neurotic New Yorker tries to regain the affections of his politically radical ex-girlfriend by running off to a banana republic, where he joins up with revolutionaries and later becomes the country's president.
Cast: Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Carlos Montalban, Howard Cosell. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  War  Government

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Band of Brothers (2001)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (6 disc set) 705 min. 
Plot: The story of the Easy Company of the US Army 101st Airborne division and their mission in WWII Europe from Operation Overlord through V-J Day
Cast: Scott Grimes, Damien Lewis, Ron Livingston, Shane Taylor, Donnie Wahlburg. Directed by David Frankel and Tom Hanks .
Categories:  War  International  Television

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Basic (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a Army Ranger drill sergeant and company during a training exercise.
Cast: John Travolta, Connie Nielsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Timothy Daly, Giovanni Ribisi. Directed by John McTiernan.
Categories:  War  Mystery/Suspense  Government

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Beguiled, The (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  93 min. 
Plot: The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls' school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning. Directed by Sofia Coppola.
Categories:  Drama  War  Women

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Best Years of Our Lives, The (1946)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  172 min. B&W
Plot: Three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
Cast: Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo. Directed by William Wyler.
Categories:  Drama  Romance  War

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Black Book (2006)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  146 min. 
Plot: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance. In Dutch with English subtitles.
Cast: Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch, Thom Hoffman, Halina Reijn. Directed by Paul Verhoeven.
Categories:  International  War

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Black Hawk Down (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  144 min. 
Plot: After an RPG downs their helicopter, a group of elite U.S. soldiers find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.
Cast: Josh Hartnett, Eric Bana, Tom Sizemore, Ewan McGregor, Sam Shepard. Directed by Ridley Scott.
Categories:  War  Action  History

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Blood Diamond (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  143 min. 
Plot: An ex-mercenary and a local fisherman band together in war-torn Sierra Leone to recover a rare diamond and rescue the fisherman's son. Won five Academy Awards.
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly, Kagiso Kuypers, Arnold Vosloo, Antony Coleman, Benu Mabhena, Anointing Lukola, David Harewood. Directed by Edward Zwick.
Categories:  Drama  War  Property

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Blood Relation (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  75 min. 
Plot: A search for a lost family, on both sides of a conflict, reveals a story that could only be told in the war-torn Middle East. In Hebrew and Arabic with English subtitles.
Cast: Voice of Hiam Abbass. Directed by Noa Ben Hagai.
Categories:  Documentary  Foreign  War

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Body of Lies (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: A CIA operative uncovers a lead on a major terrorist leader suspected to be operating out of Jordan.
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Golshifteh Farahani, Oscar Isaac, Simon McBurney. Directed by Ridley Scott.
Categories:  International  Law Enforcement  War

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Book Thief, The (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  131 min. 
Plot: During WW II Germany, Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others, especially the Jewish refugee sheltered in the basement of her home.
Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Sophie Nélisse, Roger Allam, Ben Schnetzer. Directed by Brian Percival.
Categories:  Drama  War  Family

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Boot, Das (1981)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  209 min. 
Plot: A German U-Boat commander struggles to keep his young crew alive during the height of World War II's Battle of the Atlantic. In German, with English subtitles.
Cast: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch, Martin Semmelrogge. Directed by Wolfgang Peterson.
Categories:  Military  Maritime  War

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Boy in the Striped Pajamas, The (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: The eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp carries on a forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence with startling and unexpected consequences.
Cast: Vera Farmiga, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend. Directed by Mark herman.
Categories:  War  Children  Discrimination

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Breaker Morant (1979)
Rated:  PG  Stars: **** 1/2
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: This Australian film is based on the true story of a man who is made a scapegoat for military actions during the Boer War and is court-martialed for killing civilians.
Cast: Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown. Directed by Bruce Beresford.
Categories:  War  History  Drama

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Bridge of Spies (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  142 min. 
Plot: During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend a Soviet spy and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy with an American spy plane pilot.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, Alan Alda, Austin Stowell. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  War

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Bridge on the River Kwai, The (1957)
Rated:  PG  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 161 min. 
Plot: When British P.O.W.s build a vital railway in enemy-occupied Burma, Allied commandos are assigned to see that it's destroyed. Won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Cast: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Ann Sears, Geoffrey Horne. Directed by David Lean.
Categories:  War  Drama

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Bridge Too Far, A (1977)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  176 min. 
Plot: The failed attempts to capture several bridges to Germany in World War II in a campaign called Operation Market-Garden.
Cast: Dirk Bogarde, James Caan, Michael Caine, Sean Connery, Gene Hackman, Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford. Directed by Richard Attenborough.
Categories:  History  War  International

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Brothers (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: Two brothers must negotiate changing roles and shifting family dynamics when one is sent to war in Afghanistan.
Cast: Connie Nielsen, Ulrich Thomsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Sarah Juel Werner,Rebecca Løgstrup Soltau. Directed by Susanne Bier.
Categories:  Drama  Family  War

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Brothers (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: A young man comforts his older brother's wife and children after the brother goes missing in Afghanistan.
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Tobey Maguire. Directed by Jim Sheridan.
Categories:  Drama  War  Family

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Bullet in the Head (1990)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 130 min. 
Plot: When three close friends escape from Hong Kong to war-time Saigon to start a criminal's life, their harrowing experiences will shatter their lives and friendship.
Cast: Tony Leung, Jacky Cheung, Waise Lee, Simon Yam, Fennie Yuen, Yolanda Yam. Directed by John Woo.
Categories:  Action  War  International

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Cabaret (1972)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: A cabaret entertainer in Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.
Cast: Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem. Directed by Bob Fosse.
Categories:  Musical  War  Drama

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Caine Mutiny, The (1954)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Van Johnson, Robert Francis, Fred MacMurray. Directed by Edward Dmytryk.
Categories:  War  Maritime  Criminal Law

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Casablanca (1942)
Rated:  PG  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  102 min. B&W
Plot: During WWII, a nightclub owner in Casablanca discovers his old flame is married to a French resistance leader with Germans on his tail. Won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid. Directed by Michael Curtiz.
Categories:  War  Human Rights  History

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Catch-22 (1970)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.
Cast: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel, Jack Gilford, Buck Henry, Bob Newhart, Anthony Perkins, Paula Prentiss, Martin Sheen, Jon Voight, Orson Welles. Directed by Mike Nichols.
Categories:  Comedy  War  Mental Health

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Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, which was an efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets, had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hopkins, Amy Adams, Ned Beatty. Directed by Mike Nichols.
Categories:  Politics  War  International

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Che (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 134 min. 
Plot: Che & Castro-Led Cuban exiles mobilize to topple dictator Batista's regime.
Cast: Julia Orman, Benico Del Toro, Rodrigo Santoro, Maria Isabel Diaz, Demian Bichir, Yul Vazquez. Directed by Steven Soderbergh.
Categories:  Biography  History  War

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City of Life and Death (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 113 min. Color/B&W
Plot: Depicts the infamous reign of terror conducted by the occupying Japanese army in the Chinese capitol of Nanking in 1937, based on recorded witness testimony from survivors. In Mandarin with English subtitles.
Cast: Ye Liu, Yuanyuan Gao, Hideo Nakaizumi. Directed by Chuan Lu.
Categories:  War  Foreign  Women

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Cold Mountain (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  154 min. 
Plot: In the waning days of the Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to North Carolina to reunite with his lover.
Cast: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Giovanni Ribisi, Donald Sutherland. Directed by Anthony Minghella.
Categories:  War  Romance  History

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Coming Home (1978)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man with a paralyzing combat injury.
Cast: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern. Directed by Hal Ashby.
Categories:  Drama  War

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Control Room (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  84 min. 
Plot: Based on perception of the United States's war with Iraq, with an emphasis on Al Jazeera's coverage.
Cast: Joshua Rushing, Samir Khader, David Shuster, Donald Rumsfeld. Directed by Jehane Noujaim.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Politics

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Coriolanus (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  123 min. 
Plot: Caius Martius 'Coriolanus' is a feared Roman general suddenly pitted against his own city and fellow citizens.
Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Chastain. Directed by Ralph Fiennes.
Categories:  Drama  War  Family

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Counterfeiters, The (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: The true story of the largest counterfeiting operation in history, set up by the Nazis in 1936 to fund their war effort. In German with English subtitles.
Cast: Karl Markovics, August Diehl, Devid Striesow, Marie Baumer. Directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky.
Categories:  International  War  Fraud

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Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell, The (1955)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: An American general and his court martial for publically complaining about High Command's dismissal and neglect of the aerial fighting forces.
Cast: Gary Cooper, Charles Bickford, Ralph Bellamy, Rod Steiger, Elizabeth Montgomery. Directed by Otto Preminger.
Categories:  War  Biography  Drama

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Crying Game, The (1992)
Rated:  R  Stars: **** 1/2
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world and falls in love with the captive's girlfriend.
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Miranda Richardson, Stephen Rea, Adrian Dunbar, Joe Savino, Jaye Davidson. Directed by Neil Jordan.
Categories:  Romance  War  Mystery/Suspense

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Dalton Trumbo's Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A young American soldier in the First World War lies in a hospital bed, a quadruple amputee who has lost the ability to see, speak, or hear.
Cast: Timothy Bottoms, Jason Robards, Kathy Fields, Donald Sutherland, Marsha Hunt, Diane Varsi. Directed by Dalton Trumbo.
Categories:  War  Medical  Drama

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Damned, The (1969)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  156 min. 
Plot: The dramatic collapse of a wealthy, industrialist/Junker family during the reign of the Third Reich. Primarily in English (partly dubbed) with some German.
Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin, Helmut Griem, Helmut Berger. Directed by Luchino Visconti.
Categories:  Drama  Foreign  War

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Darfur Now (2012)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: Follows the story of six people who are determined to end the sufferings in Sudan's war-ravaged Darfur. In English, Arabic, and local language(s), with English subtitles.
Cast: Luis Moreno-Campo, Adam Sterling, Ahmed Mohammed Abakar, Don Cheadle. Directed by Ted Braun.
Categories:  Documentary  History  War

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Days of Glory (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
Cast: Jamel Debbouze, Samy Naceri, Roshdy Zem, Sami Bouajila. Directed by Rachid Bouchareb.
Categories:  War  Discrimination  International

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Death and the Maiden (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: Fifteen years ago, a woman was taken prisoner and tortured by a sadistic doctor working for the government. Through a chance encounter, she meets the man she thinks is responsible.
Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson II, Krystia Mova, Jonathan Vega, Rodolphe Vega. Directed by Roman Polanski.
Categories:  War  Government  Human Rights

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Debt, The (2007)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: Israeli secret agents catch "The Surgeon of Birkenau" - a Nazi monster who was never brought to trial. In German with English subtitles.
Cast: Gila Almagor, Neta Garty, Yehezkel Lazarov, Alexander Peleg. Directed by Assaf Bernstein.
Categories:  Foreign  War  Drama

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Debt, The (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: This espionage thriller begins in 1997, as shocking news reaches retired Mossad secret agents.
Cast: Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Jessica Chastain, Jesper Christensen. Directed by John Madden.
Categories:  Drama  War  Civil Rights

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Deer Hunter, The (1978)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 182 min. 
Plot: An in-depth examination of the way that the Vietnam war affects the lives of people in a small industrial town in the USA.
Cast: Robert De Niro, John Cazale, John Savage, Meryl Streep, Christopher Walken. Directed by Michael Cimino.
Categories:  Drama  War

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Defiance (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  136 min. 
Plot: Three brothers turn a group of refugees into freedom fighters against the Nazis during World War II.
Cast: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell, Alexa Davalos, Allan Corduner, Mark Feuerstein. Directed by Edward Zwick.
Categories:  War  History  Drama

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Dheepan (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: 
Cast: Jesutthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasn, Claudine Vinasithamby. Directed by Jacques Audiard.
Categories:  Drama  War  Family

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Diary of Anne Frank, The (1959)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  180 min. B&W
Plot: Story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. Based on the real diary of Anne Frank.
Cast: Millie Perkins, Joseph Schildkraut, Shelley Winters, Gusti Huber, Ed Wynn. Directed by George Stevens.
Categories:  Biography  War  Drama

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Diary of Anne Frank, The (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 100 min. 
Plot: The story of a young girl who had to go into hiding during World War II.
Cast: Iain Glen, Tamsin Greig, Ellie Kendrick, Ron Cook, Lesley Sharp, Nicholas Farrell, Kate Ashfield, Geoff Breton, Felicity Jones. Directed by Jon James.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  War

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Dirty Wars (2013)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.
Cast: Narrated by Jeremy Scahill. Directed by Rick Rowley.
Categories:  Documentary  Government  War

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Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 197 min. 
Plot: During the Russian Revolution, a married doctor and poet falls for a beautiful political activist's wife.
Cast: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness, Tom Courtenay, Siobhan McKenna, Ralph Richardson. Directed by David Lean.
Categories:  War  Romance  History

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Downfall (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  156 min. 
Plot: Takes you into Hitler's bunker, in 1945, during the brutal and harrowing last days of the Third Reich. In German with English subtitles.
Cast: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Corinna Harfouch, Ulrich Matthes. Directed by Oliver Hirshbiegel.
Categories:  Foreign  Drama  War

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Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A young farmer and his new bride Lana settle in upstate New York shortly before the Revolutionary War begins.
Cast: Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Edna May Oliver, Eddie Collins, John carradine. Directed by John Ford.
Categories:  Western  War  History

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Dune (1984)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  137 min. 
Plot: A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor.
Cast: Kyle MacLachlan, José Ferrer, Max Von Sydow, Linda Hunt, Sting. Directed by David Lunch.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Eichmanns Ende (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  89 min. 
Plot: Rendition of encounter between Adolf Eichmann and his Israeli police captain interrogation. German, Spanish, and Hebrew with English subtitles.
Cast: Herbert Knaup, Ulrich Tukur, and Axel Milberg. Directed by Raymond Lee.
Categories:  Documentary  Biography  War

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Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A Holocaust survivor finds himself involved with three women.
Cast: Ron Silver, Anjelica Huston, Lena Olin, Alan King, Paul Mazursky. Directed by Paul Mazursky.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  War

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Eragon (2006)
Rated:  PG  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg; a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey to save his kingdom.
Cast: Ed Speleers, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Guillory, Robert Carlyle, John Malkovich. Directed by Stefen Fangmeier.
Categories:  Action  Family  War

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Europa Europa (1991)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: A Jewish boy tries to hide his identity by joining the Hitler Youth. In German with English subtitles.
Cast: Marco Hofschneider, Julie Delpy, Rene Hofschneider, Piotr Kozlowski. Directed by Agnleszka Holland.
Categories:  Foreign  History  War

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Everything is Illuminated (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: With the help of a local, a young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village that was razed by the Nazis.
Cast: Elijah Wood, Eugene Hutz. Directed by Liev Schreiber.
Categories:  International  Family  War

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Eye in the Sky (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.
Cast: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman. Directed by Gavin Hood.
Categories:  Drama  War  Ethics

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Eye of the Needle (1981)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Kate Nelligan, Ian Bannen, Christopher Cazenove. Directed by Richard Marquand.
Categories:  International  War  Drama

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Fateless (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  140 min. 
Plot: A 14-year-old's life is torn apart during World War II when he is sent to a concentration camp. In Hungarian with English subtitles.
Cast: Marcell Nagy, Aron Dimeny, Andras M. Kecskes, Jozsef Gyabronka, Endre Harkanyi, Daniel Craig. Directed by Lajos Koltai.
Categories:  War  Foreign  Discrimination

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Fifth Element, The (1997)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: A cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm, Chris Tucker, Milla Jovovich. Directed by Luc Besson.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Action

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Film Unfinished, A (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: About an unfinished film which portrays the people behind and before the camera in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Cast: Witnesses Hanna Avrutzki, Luba Gewisser, Jurek (David) Plonski, Aliza Vitis-Shomron, Shula Zeder. Directed by Yael Hersonski.
Categories:  Documentary  History  War

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Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  132 min. 
Plot: The life stories of the six men who raised the flag at the Battle of Iwo Jima.
Cast: Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Adam Beach. Directed by Clint Eastwood.
Categories:  History  War  Military

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Fog of War, The (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: A film about the former US Secretary of Defense and the various difficult lessons he learned about the nature and conduct of modern war.
Cast: Robert McNamara. Directed by Erol Morris.
Categories:  Documentary  Military  War

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Free Men (2011)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: In German-occupied Paris, a young unemployed Algerian earns his living as a black marketeer. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Christopher Buchholz, Tahar Rahim, Michael Lonsdale, Mahmoud Shalaby. Directed by Ismael Ferroukhi.
Categories:  Foreign  Organized Crime  War

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Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow Marine recruits from their brutal basic training to the bloody street fighting set in 1968 Hue, Vietnam.
Cast: Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio. Directed by Stanley Kubrick.
Categories:  Drama  War

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Fury (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  134 min. 
Plot: As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened Army sergeant and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.
Cast: Brad Pitt, Shia Labeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena. Directed by David Ayer.
Categories:  War  Action  Drama

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General, The (1926)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 107 min. B&W
Plot: Rejected by the Confederate army, and taken for a coward by his beloved, young Johnny Gray is given a chance to redeem himself.
Cast: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glenn Cavender, Jim Farley, Frederick Vroom. Directed by Clyde Bruckman and Buster Keaton.
Categories:  Action  War  Romance

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Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  78 min. 
Plot: An examination of the prisoner abuse scandal involving U.S. soldiers and detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison.
Cast: Participants portray themselves.. Directed by Rory Kennedy.
Categories:  Documentary  Human Rights  War

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Gone With the Wind (1939)
Rated:  G  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 3 hours, 88 min. 
Plot: A manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American South during the Civil War.
Cast: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel, Butterfly McQueen. Directed by Victor Fleming.
Categories:  History  Romance  War

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Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: Two children's struggle to survive in the aftermath of the World War II bombings of Japan. English and Japanese with English subtitles.
Cast: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi, J. Robert Spencer, Rhoda Chrosite, Veronica Taylor, Amy Jones. Directed by Isao Takahata.
Categories:  Animation  Children  War

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Great Dictator, The (1940)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  125 min. B&W
Plot: A satire on Nazi Germany where a dictator has a poor Jewish barber double.
Cast: Charles Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert. Directed by Charles Chaplin.
Categories:  Comedy  Religion  War

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Great Escape, The (1963)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 172 min. 
Plot: Allied POWs plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
Cast: Steve McQueen, James garner, Richard Attenborough. Directed by John Sturges.
Categories:  War  International  Military

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  136 min. 
Plot: The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista. Directed by James Gunn.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  139 min. 
Plot: A WWII American Army Medic that refuses to kill people becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.
Cast: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey. Directed by Mel Gibson.
Categories:  Drama  History  War

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Hannah Arendt (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A look at the life of philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported for The New Yorker on the war crimes trial of the Nazi Adolf Eichmann.
Cast: Barbara Sukowa, Axel Milberg, Janet McTeer, Julia Jentsch. Directed by Margarethe von Trotta.
Categories:  Drama  Biography  War

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Hanover Street (1979)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent, when she falls for David, an American pilot.
Cast: Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down, Christopher Plummer, Alec McCowen, Richard Masur, Michael Sacks, Patsy Kensit, Max Wall, Shane Rimmer. Directed by Peter Hyams.
Categories:  War  Romance

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Hart's War (2002)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: During World War II, a former law student is chosen to defend a black prisoner of war accused of murder.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Dashon Howard, Cole Hauser. Directed by Gregory Hoblit.
Categories:  Military  Criminal Law  War

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Hearts of Darkness: A Filmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: An in-depth and engrossing look into the making of Francis Ford Coppola's epic Apocalypse Now.
Cast: Cast portrayed by themselves. Directed by Various directors.
Categories:  Documentary  History  War

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Henry V (1944)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  137 min. 
Plot: English King Henry V's military campaign at Agincourt, France, in 1415.
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Leslie Banks, Felix Aylmer, Robert Helpmann, Vernon Greeves. Directed by Laurence Olivier.
Categories:  Biography  History  War

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Hill, The (1965)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  123 min. B&W
Plot: During WWII, in a British disciplinary camp in the Libyan desert, prisoners are forced to repeatedly climb an artificial hill in the middle of the camp and ally themselves against their keepers.
Cast: Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Alfred Lynch, Ossie Davis. Directed by Sidney Lumet.
Categories:  Drama  War

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Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  90 min. B*W
Plot: In postwar Hiroshima, a French actress shares a brief affair with a Japanese architect. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada. Directed by Alain Resnais.
Categories:  Romance  International  War

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Hobbit, The: Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  144 min. 
Plot: Bilbo and Company are forced to engage in a war to keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.
Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Benedict Cumberbatch. Directed by Peter Jackson.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Hornet's Nest, The (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: Armed only with cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history.
Cast: Mike Boettcher, Carlos Boettcher. Directed by Christian Turead & David Salzberg.
Categories:  Documentary  War  History

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Hurt Locker (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  130 min. 
Plot: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Cast: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Evangeline Lilly. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow.
Categories:  War  Action  Military

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In Darkness (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  145 min. 
Plot: A sewer worker and petty thief in Nazi occupied Poland hides Jews in the town's sewers, which leads his conscience to an alliance with the Jews.
Cast: Herbert Knaup, Benno Furmann, Agnieszka Grochowska, Robert Wieckiewicz, Maria Schrader. Directed by Agnieszka Holland.
Categories:  Drama  War  Racism

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In Order of Disappearance (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: When Norwegian citizen Nil's son is mistakenly murdered, Nil ignites a war between the vegan gangster "the Count" and the Serbian mafia boss Papa.
Cast: Stellan Skarsgard, Bruno Ganz, Pal Sverre Hagen. Directed by Hans Petter Moland.
Categories:  Action  Drama  War

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In the Valley of Elah (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.
Cast: Tommy Lees Jones, Charlize Theron, Francis Fisher, Susan Sarandon. Directed by Paul Haggis.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Law Enforcement  War

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Incendies (2010)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  130 min. 
Plot: Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette, Remy Girard. Directed by Denis Villeneuve.
Categories:  Drama  War  Family

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Independence Day (1996)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  145 min. 
Plot: Spaceships appear and wonder turns to terror as they attack cities all over the earth.
Cast: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Margaret Colin, Randy Quaid. Directed by Roland Emmerich.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Safety

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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 153 min. 
Plot: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by brutally killing Nazis.
Cast: Brad Pitt, Christopher Waltz, Michael Fassbender, Eli Roth, Diane Kruger. Directed by Quentin Tarantino.
Categories:  International  War  Politics

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Iron Man (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: After being kidnapped, a wealthy industrialist is forced to build an armored suit which he uses to overcome his captors and their armies.
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Shaun Toub, Gwyneth Paltrow. Directed by Jon Favreau.
Categories:  War  SciFi/Fantasy  Action

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Iron Man 2 (2010)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: Tony Stark must deal with personal deadly issues as well as his alter ego superhero enemies.
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle, Scalett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mickey Rourke. Directed by Jon Faureau.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Action

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Iron Man 3 (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  130 min. 
Plot: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Cast: Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce. Directed by Shane Black.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Action

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Islands in the Stream (1977)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A sculptor's self-imposed exile to the Bahamas is ended by a visit from his sons and the outbreak of the second world war.
Cast: George C. Scott, David Hemmings, Gilbert Roland, Claire Bloom. Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner.
Categories:  Drama  War  Family

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Isle of the Dead/Bedlam (1943)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  150 min. B&W
Plot: During 1912 war people are quarantined for the plague/The inmates have the last say at Bethlehem Asylum.
Cast: Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew, Marc Cramer, Anna Lee, Billy House. Directed by Mark Robson.
Categories:  Horror  Health  War

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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 tape set) 178 min. B&W
Plot: The Allied judge presiding over the trial of accused Nazi war criminals must not only deal with their guilt but with the guilt of a society that allowed such crimes to occur.
Cast: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Maximillian Schell, Richard Widmark, Marlene Dietrich, Montgomery Clift, Judy Garland. Directed by Stanley Kramer.
Categories:  Jurisprudence  International  War

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Katyn (2007)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: Dramatization of the massacre of 20,000 people by the Soviet secret police 1940. In Polish with English subtitles.
Cast: Andrzej Chyra, Maja Ostaszewska, Artur Żmijewski, Jan Englert, Danuta Stenka. Directed by Andrzej Wajda.
Categories:  Foreign  History  War

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Killing Fields, The (1984)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  142 min. 
Plot: An aide, translator, and friend of a NY Times journalist covering the war in Cambodia sends his family with American forces when they pull out, but stays behind to help his journalist friend cover the event.
Cast: Sam Waterson, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich, Julian Sands, Craig T. Nelson. Directed by Roland Joffe.
Categories:  International  Government  War

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Kind, Das (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: Irma Miko, Jewish Communist and political activist from age 14, joined the French Resistance in Paris in 1941. In French, Romanian & German with English subtitles.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Yonathan Levy.
Categories:  Documentary  Biography  War

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King & Country (1964)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: During World War I, an army private is accused of desertion during battle. The officer assigned to defend him at his court-martial uncovers the story of the accused's enlistment.
Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Tom Courtenay. Directed by Joseph Losey.
Categories:  War  History  Mystery/Suspense

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King of Hearts (1966)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: An army private has been sent on a mission to detonate a bomb in a French village, only to find that the inhabitants have been replaced by escapees from the local asylum.
Cast: Alan Bates, Pierre Brasseur, Jean-Claude Brialy. Directed by Philippe De Broca.
Categories:  War  Foreign  Mental Health

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Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A doomed female hitchhiker pulls Mike Hammer into a deadly whirlpool of intrigue, revolving around a mysterious "great whatsit".
Cast: Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart. Directed by Robert Aldrich.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Drama  War

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Kite Runner, The (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  127 min. 
Plot: After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help the son of his childhood friend.
Cast: Khalid Abdalla, Homayoun Ershadi, Shaun Toub, Atossa Leoni, . Directed by Marc Foster.
Categories:  International  War  Children

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Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: A story that exposes the conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up the crimes of Nazis during World War II. In German with English subtitles.
Cast: Andre Szymanski, Alexander Fehling, Friederlike Becht. Directed by Giulio Ricciarelli.
Categories:  Drama  Foreign  War

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Land of Mine (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: In post-World War II Denmark, a group of young German POWs are forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines.
Cast: Roland Moller, Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman. Directed by Martin Zandvliet.
Categories:  Drama  History  War

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Last Days in Vietnam (2014)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 3 hours, 40 min. 
Plot: As the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempt to escape.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Rory Kennedy.
Categories:  Documentary  War  History

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Last Days, The (1998)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: This film details the stories of five people who survived the Holocaust in Hungary.
Cast: Bill Basch, Martin Basch, Dr. Randolph Braham, Alice Lok Cahana. Directed by James Moll.
Categories:  Documentary  Human Rights  War

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Last Men in Aleppo (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  83 min. 
Plot: About the founders of The White Helmets trying to save lives of hundreds of victims at besieged city during the Syrian civil war.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Feras Fayyad & Steen Johannessen.
Categories:  Documentary  War  History

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Last of the Mohicans, The (1936)
Rated:  G  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  91 min. B&W
Plot: A film about the siege of Fort William Henry during the French and Indian War.
Cast: Randolph Scott, Binnie Barnes, Henry Wilcoxon, Bruce Cabot, Binnie Barnes. Directed by George B. Seitz.
Categories:  Drama  History  War

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Last of the Mohicans, The (1992)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: Three trappers protect a British Colonel's daughters in the midst of the French and Indian War.
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Jodhi May, Russell Means, Wes Studi. Directed by Michael Mann.
Categories:  Drama  History  War

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Last Samurai, The (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 154 min. 
Plot: After he is captured in battle, an American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to help destroy.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Timothy Spall, Ken Watanabe, Billy Connolly, Tony Goldwyn, Hiroyuki Sanada, Koyuki. Directed by Edward Zwick.
Categories:  International  War  Drama

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Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 217 min. 
Plot: A young British intelligence officer organizes an Arab guerrilla army and leads them against the Turks during World War I.
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Jose Ferrer, Anthony Quayle, Claude Rains, Arthur Kennedy. Directed by David Lean.
Categories:  International  Military  War

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LEGO Movie, The (2014)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  100 min. 
Plot: A LEGO construction worker is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the universe into eternal stasis.
Cast: Voices of Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman. Directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  War

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Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 140 min. 
Plot: The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it. In Japanese with English subtitles.
Cast: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyishi Ihara. Directed by Clint Eastwood.
Categories:  International  War  Foreign

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Life is Beautiful (1997)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A Jewish man succeeds at romance with the help of his humor, and then must use that same quality to protect his son in a Nazi death camp. In Italian with English subtitles.
Cast: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi. Directed by Roberto Benigni.
Categories:  International  Human Rights  War

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Lifeboat (1944)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. B&W
Plot: World War II story of human survival under extraordinary duress.
Cast: Tallulah Bankhead, William Bendix, Walter Slezak, John Hodiak, Hume Cronyn, Canada Lee. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Drama  War  Admiralty

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Lions for Lambs (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: Injuries sustained by two Army ranger behind enemy lines in Afghanistan set off a sequence of events involving a congressman, a journalist, and a professor.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford. Directed by Robert Redford.
Categories:  War  Politics  Drama

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Little Big Man (1970)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  139 min. 
Plot: From an old age, Jack Crabb reflects upon his life being raised by Indians.
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam. Directed by Arthur Penn.
Categories:  History  Action  War

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Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: John McClane and a young hacker join forces to take down a master cyber-terrorist in Washington D.C.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Justin Long, Timothy Olyphant. Directed by Len Wiseman.
Categories:  Action  War  Computer

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Long Way Home (1997)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Traces the stories of courage in the years between the end of World War II and the formation of the state of Israel.
Cast: Narration by Morgan Freeman. Directed by Mark Jonathan Harris.
Categories:  Documentary  History  War

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Long Way Home, The (1997)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  VHS  120 min. B&W
Plot: After WWII, Jewish Holocaust survivors are moved into Displaced Persons' camps. After delays, more physical hardship, and years of uncertainty, they are permitted to begin new lives in Israel and the U.S.
Cast: Morgan Freeman, Edward Asner, Sean Astin, Martin Landau, Miriam Margoyles, David Praymer. Directed by Mark Jonathan Harris.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Immigration

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Look of Silence, The (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A family that survives the political anti-communist genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers. In Indonesian and Javanese with English subtitles.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer.
Categories:  Documentary  Family  War

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Lord of the Rings, The: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 178 min. 
Plot: A young hobbit embarks on an epic quest to the Cracks of Doom.
Cast: Elijah Wood, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom. Directed by Peter Jackson.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Human Rights

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Lord of the Rings, The: The Return of the King (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 200 min. 
Plot: Preparation for the final battle for Middle Earth.
Cast: Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Noel Appleby. Directed by Peter Jackson.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Human Rights

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Lord of the Rings, The: The Two Towers (2002)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 179 min. 
Plot: New allies are formed and an assault is launched on Isengard.
Cast: Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Bruce Alpress. Directed by Peter Jackson.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Human Rights

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Lord of War (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: Pursued by an Interpol agent, an international arms dealer must confront the morality of his business.
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Bridget Moynahan, Jared Leto, Shake Tukhmanyan, Jean-Pierre Nshanian, Ian Holm, Ethan Hawke. Directed by Andrew Niccol.
Categories:  International  Ethics  War

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Lore (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: Five abandoned German siblings embark on a harrowing journey across their war-torn country. In German with English subtitles.
Cast: Saskia Rosendahl, Kai-Peter Malina, Nele Trebs. Directed by Cate Shortland.
Categories:  Foreign  War  Children

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Lost Boys of Sudan (2003)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: Follows two Sudanese refugees on an extraordinary journey from Africa to America.
Cast: Santino Majok Chuor, Peter Nyarol Dut. Directed by Megan Mylan.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Immigration

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Love and Death (1975)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  85 min. 
Plot: In czarist Russia, a neurotic soldier and his distant cousin formulate a plot to assassinate Napoleon.
Cast: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Frank Adu, Lloyd Battista, Jessica Harper. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  War  Domestic Relations

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Lucky Ones, The (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: Three injured Iragi war soldiers are home on leave and end up on a cross country road trip searching for themselves.
Cast: Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins, Michael Pena. Directed by Neil Burger.
Categories:  War  Drama  Military

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Lust, Caution (2007)
Rated:  NC-17  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  159 min. 
Plot: A young actress becomes entwined in a plot to assassinate an important political official. In Mandarin with English subtitles.
Cast: Tang Wei, Joan Chen, Wang Leehom. Directed by Ang Lee.
Categories:  Drama  War  Foreign

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M*A*S*H (1970)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman, Robert Duvall, Jo Ann Pflug, Rene Auberjonois. Directed by Robert Altman.
Categories:  Medical  War  Comedy

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Man In the Glass Booth, The (1975)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: Seemingly at the edge of sanity, a Jewish millionaire entrepreneur benevolently rules his financial empire from his Manhattan penthouse.
Cast: Maximilian Schell, Lois Nettleton, Lawrence Pressman, Luther Adler. Directed by Arthur Hiller.
Categories:  Business  Trial  War

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Man in the Middle (1964)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A military lawyer defending an officer for court martial finds his case blocked at all turns by a conspiracy.
Cast: Robert Mitchum, France Nuyen, Barry Sullivan, Trevor Howard. Directed by Guy Hamilton.
Categories:  War  Drama  Military

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Man Who Never Was, The (1956)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: Account of wartime espionage based on the true story of an intelligence operation designed to mislead the Nazis prior to the 1943 Allied invasion of Sicily.
Cast: Clifton Webb, Gloria Grahame, Stephen Boyd. Directed by Ronald Meame.
Categories:  History  War  Maritime

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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  138 min. 
Plot: During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits.
Cast: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, James D'Arcy, Edward Woodall, Chris Larkin, Max Pirkis. Directed by Peter Weir.
Categories:  War  Maritime  History

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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 123 min. 
Plot: In 1942 a British soldier comes to a Japanese prison camp run by a firm believer of discipline, honor and glory. English and Japanese dialogue with English subtitles.
Cast: Tom Conti, David Bowie, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi, Jack Thompson. Directed by Nagisa Oshima.
Categories:  Drama  War  Ethics

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Missiles of October, The (1974)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  150 min. 
Plot: A profile of the Kennedy administration during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Cast: Martin Sheen, William Devane, Howard DaSilva. Directed by Anthony Page.
Categories:  International  Politics  War

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Monuments Men, The (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  BLu-ray/DVD  118 min. 
Plot: An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.
Cast: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin. Directed by George Clooney.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  War

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Most Dangerous Man in America, The (2009)
Rated:  ****  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: In 1971 a former Pentagon insider smuggled a top-secret Pentagon study to the New York Times.
Cast: Daniel Ellsberg as narrator. Directed by Judith Ehrlich.
Categories:  Documentary  Politics  War

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Most Wanted Man, A (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror.
Cast: Willem Dafoe, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams. Directed by Anton Corbijn.
Categories:  Drama  War  Action

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Mouse that Roared, The (1959)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  83 min. 
Plot: An impoverished backward nation declares a war on the United States of America, hoping to lose.
Cast: Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg. Directed by Jack Arnold.
Categories:  Comedy  War

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Music Box (1990)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: A woman agrees to defend her father against accusations of heinous war crimes committed during WWII.
Cast: Jessica Lange, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Frederic Forrest. Directed by Costa-Gavras.
Categories:  Advocacy  Family  War

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Night in Casablanca, A (1946)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  85 min. B&W
Plot: In post-war Casablanca, Ronald Kornblow is hired to run a hotel whose previous managers have all wound up being murdered.
Cast: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Charles Drake, Lois Collier, Lisette Verea, Sig Ruman, Dan Seymour, Lewis Russell. Directed by Archie Mayo.
Categories:  Comedy  War

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Night Porter, The (1974)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: After a chance meeting at a hotel in 1957, a Holocaust survivor and the Nazi officer who tortured her resume their sadomasochistic relationship.
Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Leroy, Gabriele Ferzetti, Giuseppe Addobbati. Directed by Liliana Cavani.
Categories:  Drama  Sexuality  War

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Night Will Fall (2014)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  75 min. 
Plot: Researchers discover film footage from World War II that turns out to be a lost documentary shot by Alfred Hitchcock and Sidney Bernstein in 1945 about German concentration camps.
Cast: Helena Bonham Carter, Jasper Britton, Leonard Berney, George Leonard, Branko Lustig. Directed by Andre Singer.
Categories:  Documentary  History  War

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No End in Sight (2007)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A comprehensive look at the Bush Administration's conduct of the Iraq war and its occupation of the country.
Cast: Campbell Scott as narrator. Directed by Charles Ferguson.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Military

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No Time for Sergeants (1958)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A country bumpkin drafted into the Air Force and is too dumb to realize he's driving everyone around him crazy.
Cast: Andy Griffith, Myron McCormick, Nick Adams, Murray Hamilton, Don Knotts. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy.
Categories:  Comedy  Military  War

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Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)
Rated:  G  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  144 min. 
Plot: A movie about the First World War based on a stage musical.
Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Phyllis Calvert, Laurence Olivier, Michael Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, Maggie Smith. Directed by Richard Attenborough.
Categories:  Drama  War  Musical

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Omega Man, The (1971)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: A doctor survives an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons and must defend himself against the monsters it spawned.
Cast: Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash. Directed by Boris Sagal.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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On the Beach (1959)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  134 min. B&W
Plot: The residents of Australia after a global nuclear war must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.
Cast: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins. Directed by Stanley Kramer.
Categories:  War  International  Drama

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Operation Crossbow (1965)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: Allied agents attempt to infiltrate the Nazis' rocket research site.
Cast: Sophia Loren, George Peppard, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Richard Johnson. Directed by Michael Anderson.
Categories:  Action  War  International

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Operation Petticoat (1959)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: During WW2 a sub commander finds himself in unique circumstances.
Cast: Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Joan O'Brien, Dina Merrill. Directed by Blake Edwards.
Categories:  Comedy  War  Maritime

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Outlaw Josey Wales, The (1976)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  135 min. 
Plot: A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerilla unit and winds up on the run from Union soldiers.
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Chief Dan George, Sondra Locke, Bill McKinney, John Vernon. Directed by Clint Eastwood.
Categories:  Western  War

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Paths of Glory (1957)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  86 min. B&W
Plot: When soldiers in WWI refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superiors decide to make an example by court martialing them.
Cast: Kirk Douglas, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready, Timothy Carey, Ralph Meeker. Directed by Stanley Kubrick.
Categories:  War  Drama  Military

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Patriot Guard Riders (2011)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  75 min. 
Plot: Documents the work of a 200,000-member motorcycle group whose members act as honor guards at funerals for American soldiers killed in action.
Cast: . Directed by Ellen Frick.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Military

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Patton (1970)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 171 min. 
Plot: The World War II phase of the controversial American general's career is depicted.
Cast: George C. Scott, Karl Malden. Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner.
Categories:  Biography  Military  War

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Pawnbroker, The (1965)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. B&W
Plot: The operator of a pawn shop, who is also a concentration camp survivor, faces a horrid internal conflict.
Cast: Rod Steiger, Brock Peters, Jaime Sanchez. Directed by Sidney Lumet.
Categories:  Drama  War

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People vs. Fritz Bauer, The (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: Story of the man who brought high-ranking German Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann to justice.
Cast: Rudier Klink, Burghart Klaubner, Andrej Kaminsky. Directed by Lars Kraume.
Categories:  Biography  History  War

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Phoenix (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: A disfigured Holocaust survivor sets out to determine if the man she loved betrayed her trust.
Cast: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf, Michael Maertens. Directed by Christian Petzold.
Categories:  Drama  War  Domestic Relations

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Platoon (1986)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis. Won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Cast: Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen, Forest Whitaker. Directed by Oliver Stone.
Categories:  War  Human Rights  History

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Prisoners of the Sun (1990)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: At the end of World War II on the Indonesian island of Ambon two Australian officers are in charge of prosecuting Japanese officers.
Cast: Bryan Brown, George Takei, Terry O'Quinn, John Bach, Russell Crowe. Directed by Stephen Wallace.
Categories:  War  Military  International

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Private War, A (2018)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time is driven to the frontline of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Cast: Rosamund Pike, Greg Wise, Alexandra Moen. Directed by Matthew Heineman.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  War

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Protektor (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: A Czechoslovakian journalist joins a radio station which broadcasts Nazi propaganda, in order to protect his Jewish wife. In Czech and German, with English subtitles.
Cast: Jana Plodková, Marek Daniel, Richard Stanke, Tomás Mechácek. Directed by Marek Najbrt.
Categories:  Foreign  Drama  War

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Public Enemy (1931)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  83 min. B&W
Plot: A man advances to big time crime while his brother tries to keep him on the right path.
Cast: James Cagney, Edward Woods, Jean Harlow, Joan Blondell. Directed by William A. Wellman.
Categories:  Organized Crime  Drama  War

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QB VII (1974)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 5 hours, 20 min. 
Plot: Twenty years after a man escaped from a Nazi death camp, a book is published that names him as a willing participant to Nazi medical experiments on Jews in the camps. He sues the novelist for defamation.
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Ben Gazzara, Leslie Caron, Lee Remick, Anthony Quayle, Jack Hawkins, Juliet Mills, John Gielgud, Edith Evans, Anthony Andrews. Directed by Tom Gries.
Categories:  War  Racism  Torts

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Quiet American, The (2002)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A British reporter, resentful of American colonialism in southeast Asia in the 1950s, vies against a young American for the affections of a Vietnamese beauty.
Cast: Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser. Directed by Phillip Noyce.
Categories:  War  International  Drama

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Rabbit in the Moon (1999)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: A memory trip about Japanese "internment camps" during World War II in America.
Cast: Various commentators. Directed by Jorge Ramirez Suarez.
Categories:  Documentary  War  History

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Reader, The (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, a law student re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
Cast: Kate Winslett, Ralph Fiennes, david Kross, Lena Olin, Bruno Ganz. Directed by Stephen Daldry.
Categories:  Romance  War  International

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Red Dawn (1984)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 114 min. 
Plot: At the dawn of World War III a group of teenagers in the American midwest bands together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.
Cast: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Ben Johnson. Directed by John Milius.
Categories:  Action  War  Drama

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Remember (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person responsible for the death of his family.
Cast: Christopher Plummer, Kim Roberts, Amanda Smith. Directed by Atom Egoyan.
Categories:  Drama  War  Ethics

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Rescue Dawn (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: A U.S. fighter pilot's truggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
Cast: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies. Directed by Werner Herzog.
Categories:  War  International  Action

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Restless Conscience (1992)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: Explores the motivating principles and activities of the anti-Nazi resistance inside Germany.
Cast: Narration by John Dildine. Directed by Hava Kohav Beller.
Categories:  Documentary  History  War

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Restrepo (2010)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan.
Cast: Sebastian Junger, Tim Hetherington. Directed by Tim Hetherington and Sebastion Junger.
Categories:  Documentary  War

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Richard III (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray  104 min. 
Plot: The classic Shakespearean play about a murderously scheming king staged in an alternative fascist England setting.
Cast: Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Jim Broadbent, Robert Downey, Jr., Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith . Directed by Richard Loncraine.
Categories:  Drama  War

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Route Irish (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: A private security contractor in Iraq rejects the official explanation of his friend's death and sets out to discover the truth.
Cast: Andrea Lowe, Geoff Bell, Najwa Nimri, Stephen Lord, Mark Womack. Directed by Ken Loach.
Categories:  Drama  War  Employment

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Russian Woodpecker, The (2015)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  80 min. 
Plot: A Ukrainian victim of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster discovers a dark secret and must decide whether to risk his life and play his part in a revolution by revealing it. Russian with English subtitles.
Cast: Andrei Alexandrovich, Fedor Alexandrovich, Igor Alexandrovich. Directed by Chad Gracia.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Foreign

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Saboteur (1942)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. B&W
Plot: An aircraft worker evades arrest after he is accused of sabotage.
Cast: Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger, Alan Baxter. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Politics  War

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Sarah's Key (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942.
Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Niels Arestrup, Melusine Mayance. Directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner.
Categories:  Drama  War  Family

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Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 170 min. 
Plot: US soldiers try to save their comrade, paratrooper Private Ryan, who's stationed behind enemy lines.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Barry Pepper. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  War  Military  Drama

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Searchers, The (1956)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: An ex-Confederate sets out to find his niece, captured by the Comanches who massacred his family.
Cast: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond, Natalie Wood. Directed by John Ford.
Categories:  Western  Drama  War

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Secret, A (2007)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: In post WWII Paris, a 15-year-old boy unearths a shocking family secret. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Cécile De France, Patrick Bruel, Ludivine Sagnier, Julie Depardieu. Directed by Claude Miller.
Categories:  Family  Drama  War

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Shoah (1985)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 8 hours, 23 min. 
Plot: Documents the Holocaust without archival footage, interviewing survivors, witnesses, and ex-Nazis.
Cast: Simon Srebnik, Michael Podchlebnik, Motke Zaidl, Hanna Zaidl, Jan Piwonski, Itzhak Dugin. Directed by Claude Lanzmann.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Racism

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Sicario (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  121 min. 
Plot: An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted the government to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.
Cast: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Victor Garber, Jon Bernthal. Directed by Denis Villenewe.
Categories:  Government  War  Drama

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Situation, The (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A love triangle between a CIA operative, an American journalist, and an Iraqi photographer plays out against the backdrop of the war in Iraq.
Cast: Connie Nielson, damian Lewis, Mido Hamada. Directed by Philip Haas.
Categories:  International  Politics  War

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Sommersby (1993)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A man changed by the Civil War returns home, but his widow suspects he may not be the same man who left.
Cast: Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Bill Pullman, James Earl Jones. Directed by Jon Amiel.
Categories:  War  Fraud  Romance

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Son of Saul (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:    107 min. 
Plot: In Auschwitz concentration camp, a prisoner attempts to save the body of a boy he takes for his son from the flames. In Yiddish and German, with English subtitles.
Cast: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont, Jerzy Walczak. Directed by László Nemes.
Categories:  Foreign  War  Human Rights

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Sophie's Choice (1982)
Rated:  R  Stars: *** 1/2
Format:  DVD  150 min. 
Plot: A Polish-Catholic concentration camp survivor embroiled in a lovers' drama in post WWII Brooklyn.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol. Directed by Alan J. Pakula.
Categories:  Human Rights  War  Immigration

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South Pacific (1958)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 157 min. 
Plot: On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman.
Cast: Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr. Directed by Joshua Logan.
Categories:  Musical  War  Romance

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Spy Who Came In From The Cold, The (1965)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 112 min. 
Plot: A British agent refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
Cast: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner. Directed by Martin Ritt.
Categories:  Drama  Government  War

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Stalag 17 (1953)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. B&W
Plot: Set in a German POW Camp for enlisted American airmen, a spy is discovered to be living in one of the prison barracks after an escape attempt fails resulting in the deaths of two inmates.
Cast: William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger. Directed by Billy Wilder.
Categories:  War  Drama  Human Rights

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Standard Operating Procedure (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: Examines the incidents of abuse and torture of suspected terrorists at the hands of U.S. forces at the Abu Ghraib prison.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Errol Morris.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Military

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Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy.
Cast: Chris Payne, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban. Directed by Justin Lin.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  132 min. 
Plot: The crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, which leads a manhunt into a war-zone world.
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoë Saldana, Karl Urban. Directed by J.J. Abrams.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station.
Cast: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, James Earl Jones, Billy Dee Williams, Alec Guinness. Directed by George Lucas.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  135 min. 
Plot: Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises.
Cast: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver. Directed by J.J. Abrams.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Statement, The (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A judge and colonel reopen the 60-year-old case of a Nazi collaborator accused of murder.
Cast: Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton, Jeremy Northam, Alan Bates, William Hutt, John Neville, Charlotte Rampling. Directed by Norman Jewison.
Categories:  War  Criminal Law  Mystery/Suspense

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Superman II (1981)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 127 min. 
Plot: Superman battles a trio of super powered villains.
Cast: Christopher Reeves, Gene Hackman, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper. Directed by Richard Lester.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Human Rights

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Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 148 min. 
Plot: Two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War. In Korean with English subtitles.
Cast: Dong-Kun Jang, Bin Won, Eun-ju Lee, Hyeong-jin Kong, Yeong-ran Lee. Directed by Je-gyu Kang.
Categories:  Foreign  Military  War

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Tangerines (2013)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: During the war in Georgia an Estonian man stays behind to harvest his crops of tangerines and ends up forced to care for a wounded man left behind.
Cast: Lembit Ulfsak, Elmo Nüganen, Giorgi Nakashidze, Misha Meskhi. Directed by Zaza Urushadze.
Categories:  Drama  War  History

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Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: An in-depth look at the torture practices of the United States in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Alex Gibney .
Categories:  Documentary  War  Government

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Tenth Man, The (1988)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A French lawyer, taken hostage by the Nazis during WWII, makes a deal with another man willing to swap his life for the lawyer's fortune.
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Kristin Scott Thomas, Derek Jacobi. Directed by Jack Gold.
Categories:  War  Drama

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Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 152 min. 
Plot: A shape-shifting cyborg is sent back from the future to kill John Connor before he can grow up to lead the resistance, it however, must contend with the protector sent back in time by the resistance.
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick. Directed by James Cameron.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Action

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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 109 min. 
Plot: On the verge of Judgement Day, the most advanced Terminator unit ever arrives from the future to ensure the rise of the machines.
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Claire Danes, Kristannia Loken. Directed by Jonathan Mostow.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Action

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Terminator Salvation (2009)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: After Skynet has destroyed much of humanity in a nuclear holocaust, a group of survivors struggles to keep the machines from finishing the job
Cast: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Moon Bloodgood, Bryce Dallas Howard, Common, Jane Alexander. Directed by McG.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Action

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Terminator, The (1984)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: In the year 2029 the rulers of Earth decide to reshape the future by changing the past.
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Paul Winfield. Directed by James Cameron.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Action  War

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Theeb (2014)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:    100 min. 
Plot: A young Bedouin boy comes of age in the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I. In Arabic, with English subtitles.
Cast: Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen, Hassan Mutlag Al-Maraiyeh, Jack Fox . Directed by Naji Abu Nowar.
Categories:  Foreign  War  History

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They Died With Their Boots On (1941)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  139 min. B&W
Plot: A fictionalized story of General Custer from the time he enters West Point through the American Civil War and his death at Little Big Horn.
Cast: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Arthur Kennedy, Charley Grapewin. Directed by Raoul Walsh.
Categories:  Biography  War  Drama

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Thin Red Line, The (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  170 min. 
Plot: An adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.
Cast: Sean Penn, George Clooney, Woody Harrelson, Nick Nolte. Directed by Terrence Mallick.
Categories:  War  History  Action

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To Be or Not To Be (1942)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 99 min. B&W
Plot: A black humor balance of political satire, romance, slapstick, and wartime suspense.
Cast: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart. Directed by Ernst Lubitsch.
Categories:  Comedy  War

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Top Secret (1984)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: An American musician becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany.
Cast: Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge. Directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker.
Categories:  Comedy  War  National Security

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Toyo's Camera (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: Discussion and photographs of life behind barbed wires in Manzanar War Relocation Center. In English and Japanese with subtitles.
Cast: Narration by George Takei. Directed by Junichi Suzuki.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Biography

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Train, The (1964)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: A stalwart member of the French Resistance tries to stop a fanatical German commander with a trainload of stolen art treasures bound for Berlin.
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Michel Simon, Suzanne Flon, Wolfgang Preiss, Richard Munch, Jeanne Moreau. Directed by John Frankenheimer.
Categories:  War  History  Art

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Transformers (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  144 min. 
Plot: A war erupts on Earth between two robotic clans, leaving the fate of mankind hanging in the balance.
Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Rachael Taylor. Directed by Michael Bay.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Action  War

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Tropic Thunder (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 120 min. 
Plot: Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.
Cast: Ben Stiller, Jeff Kahn, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Ruivivar, Jack Black, Jay Baruchel, Brandon T. Jackson. Directed by Ben Stiller.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  War

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Tuskegee Airmen, The (1995)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A group of African American pilots overcome racist opposition to become one of the finest US fighter groups in World War II.
Cast: Laurence Fishburne, Allen Payne, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Chris McDonald. Directed by Robert Markowitz.
Categories:  Discrimination  War  Civil Rights

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Unbearable Lightness of Being, The (1988)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 171 min. 
Plot: A Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy just as the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint. Directed by Philip Kaufman.
Categories:  Romance  War

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Under Fire (1983)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: The final days of Somoza's Nicaragua as witnessed and experienced by three American journalists.
Cast: Nick Nolte, Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Richard Masur, Ed Harris. Directed by Roger Spottiswoode.
Categories:  Media  International  War

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Under the Rainbow (1981)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: During WWII era Los Angeles, a hotel manager's nephew gets left in charge for a weekend.
Cast: Chevy Chase, Carrie Fisher, Eve Arden, Joseph Maher, Robert Donner. Directed by Steve Rash.
Categories:  Comedy  War  Welfare

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Valkyrie (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Based on actual events, a plot to assassinate Hitler is unfurled during the height of WWII.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Carice van Houten. Directed by Bryan Singer.
Categories:  War  History  Drama

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Von Ryan's Express (1965)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: An American POW leads a group of prisoners in an escape from the Germans in WWII.
Cast: Frank Sinatra, trevor Howard, raffaella Carra. Directed by Mark Robson.
Categories:  War  Action  International

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Wag the Dog (1997)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: When the president of the United States is about to get caught in a sex scandal 14 days from the election it must be time to invent a war.
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Woody Harrelson, Kirsten Dunst, William H. Macy. Directed by Barry Levinson.
Categories:  Politics  War  Sexuality

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Waltz With Bashir (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.
Cast: Ron Ben-Yishai, Ronny Dayag, Ari Folman, Dror Harazi. Directed by Ari Folman.
Categories:  Animation  Biography  War

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War Dance (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: Three children living in a displacement camp in northern Uganda compete in their country's national music and dance festival.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Sean Fine and Andrea Nix.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Art

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War Don Don (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  83 min. 
Plot: Documents the trial of Issa Sesay, former general of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), accused of war crimes in the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
Cast: Participants portray themselves.. Directed by Rebecca Richman Cohen.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Human Rights

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War Horse (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  146 min. 
Plot: The extraordinary journey of a horse as he moves through the World War I.
Cast: Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Peter Mullan, Benedict Cumberbatch. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  Drama  Animal  War

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War is Over, The (1966)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. B&W
Plot: A Spanish revolutionary maintains his ideals even though he is warned he will be sold out. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Yves Montand, Ingrid Thulin, Geneviève Bujold, Jean Dasté. Directed by Alain Resnais.
Categories:  War  Politics  Foreign

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War Witch (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: A 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Rachel Mwanza, Alain Lino Mic Eli Bastien, Serge Kanyinda. Directed by Kim Nguyen.
Categories:  Drama  War  Foreign

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War, A (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: During a routine mission, in order to save his men, a company commander in an Afghan province makes a decision that has grave consequences for him - and his family back home.
Cast: Pilou Asbaek, Tuva Novotny, Dar Salim, Søren Malling. Directed by Tobias Lindholm.
Categories:  Drama  War  Family

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Where Eagles Dare (1968)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  155 min. 
Plot: Allied agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding an American General prisoner
Cast: Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure. Directed by Brian G. Hutton.
Categories:  War  International  Drama

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White Material (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: Amidst turmoil and racial conflict in a Francophone African state, a white French woman fights for her coffee crop, her family and ultimately for her life. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lambert, Isaach De Bankole. Directed by Claire Danis.
Categories:  Drama  War  Foreign

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Woman in Gold (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: An octogenarian Jewish refugee takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Helen Mirren, Daniel Brühl. Directed by Simon Curtis.
Categories:  Drama  War  Art

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Wonder Woman (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  141 min. 
Plot: When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright. Directed by Patty Jenkins.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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X-Men (2000)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: Two mutants come to a private academy whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Cast: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin. Directed by Bryan Singer.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Year of Living Dangerously, The (1982)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: An Australian reporter tries to navigate the political turmoil of Indonesia during the rule of President Sukarno.
Cast: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Bill Kerr, Michael Murphy, Linda Hunt, Noel Ferrier. Directed by Peter Weir.
Categories:  War  Romance  Politics

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You can view a list of all law library movies in the online catalog.