Tag Archives: 1940s

Midway (2019)
7.1

Midway (2019)

The story of the Battle of Midway, and the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome massive odds.
Jojo Rabbit (2019)
8.1

Jojo Rabbit (2019)

A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a ...
The Aftermath (2019)
6.4

The Aftermath (2019)

In the aftermath of World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions ...
To the Ends of the World (2018)
5.9

To the Ends of the World (2018)

Indochina, 1945. While the French are harassed by both the Japanese army and the Vietnamese rebels, private Robert Tassen, driven by the memory ...
Overlord (2018)
6.7

Overlord (2018)

France, June 1944. On the eve of D-Day, some American paratroopers fall behind enemy lines after their aircraft crashes while on a mission to ...
Red Joan (2018)
6.7

Red Joan (2018)

London, England, May 2000. The peaceful life of elderly Joan Stanley is suddenly disrupted when she is arrested by the British Intelligence ...
Darkest Hour (2017)
7.4

Darkest Hour (2017)

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston ...
Marshall (2017)
7.3

Marshall (2017)

Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases.
The Captain (2017)
7.2

The Captain (2017)

Germany, 1945. Soldier Willi Herold, a deserter of the German army, stumbles into a uniform of Nazi captain abandoned during the last and ...
Dunkirk (2017)
7.5

Dunkirk (2017)

The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German ...
Churchill (2017)
4.9

Churchill (2017)

A ticking-clock thriller following Winston Churchill in the 24 hours before D-Day.
Their Finest (2017)
6.6

Their Finest (2017)

During the Blitz of World War II, a female screenwriter (Gemma Arterton) works on a film celebrating England’s resilience as a way to buoy ...
A Bag of Marbles (2017)
7.9

A Bag of Marbles (2017)

In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, ...
Railroad Tigers (2016)
6

Railroad Tigers (2016)

A railroad worker in China in 1941 leads a team of freedom fighters against the Japanese in order to get food for the poor.
Allied (2016)
6.7

Allied (2016)

In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they ...
USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)
5.9

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)

The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic ...
Alone in Berlin (2016)
6.7

Alone in Berlin (2016)

Berlin in June of 1940. While Nazi propaganda celebrates the regime’s victory over France, a kitchen-cum-living room in Prenzlauer Berg is filled ...
I Saw the Light (2016)
5.9

I Saw the Light (2016)

Singer and songwriter Hank Williams rises to fame in the 1940s, but alcohol abuse and infidelity take a toll on his career and marriage to fellow ...
Sophie and the Rising Sun (2016)
6.9

Sophie and the Rising Sun (2016)

In a small Southern town in the autumn of 1941, Sophie’s lonely life is transformed when an Asian man arrives under mysterious circumstances. ...
Land of Mine (2015)
7.8

Land of Mine (2015)

In the days following the surrender of Germany in May 1945, a group of young German prisoners of war is handed over to the Danish authorities and ...
Trumbo (2015)
7.2

Trumbo (2015)

The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is ...
The Crossing II (2015)
5.6

The Crossing II (2015)

A story of three couples and their intertwining love stories set in 1940s Taiwan and Shanghai, centered around the 1949 sinking of Taiping.
A Royal Night Out (2015)
6.5

A Royal Night Out (2015)

The re-imagining of VE Day in 1945, when Princess Elizabeth and her sister, Margaret were allowed out from Buckingham Palace for the night to ...
The Master (2012)
7.2

The Master (2012)

Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles ...
Lore (2012)
6.9

Lore (2012)

Lore leads her four younger siblings across a war-torn Germany in 1945. Amidst the chaos she encounters a mysterious refugee who shatters her ...
War of the Buttons (2011)
6

War of the Buttons (2011)

Occupied France; Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs, but a girl he likes, who’s Jewish, is in danger of being discovered ...
Memorial Day (2011)
6.3

Memorial Day (2011)

Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to ...
Black Bread (2010)
6.9

Black Bread (2010)

In the harsh post-war years’ Catalan countryside, Andreu, a child that belongs to the losing side, finds the corpses of a man and his son ...