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1. Nightmare Alley (2021)

R | 150 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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70 Metascore

A grifter working his way up from low-ranking carnival worker to lauded psychic medium matches wits with a psychiatrist bent on exposing him.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 123,358

2. Pearl Harbor (2001)

PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, History

6.2
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44 Metascore

A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott

Votes: 328,356 | Gross: $198.54M

3. Midway (2019)

PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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47 Metascore

The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Luke Evans

Votes: 82,544 | Gross: $56.85M

4. Casablanca (1942)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.5
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100 Metascore

A cynical expatriate American cafe owner struggles to decide whether or not to help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape the Nazis in French Morocco.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Votes: 560,192 | Gross: $1.02M

5. The Boat (1981)

R | 149 min | Drama, War

8.4
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86 Metascore

The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth and sheer terror.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Votes: 247,327 | Gross: $11.49M

6. Raging Bull (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.2
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89 Metascore

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that led him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Votes: 346,578 | Gross: $23.38M

7. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

TV-14 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.3
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65 Metascore

In the aftermath of World War II, a writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Courtenay, Michiel Huisman, Katherine Parkinson

Votes: 45,155

8. The Longest Ride (2015)

PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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33 Metascore

The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man, as he reflects back on a past love.

Director: George Tillman Jr. | Stars: Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, Alan Alda, Jack Huston

Votes: 82,106 | Gross: $37.45M

9. In Harm's Way (1965)

Approved | 165 min | Drama, War

7.2
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A Naval officer, reprimanded after Pearl Harbor, is later promoted to Rear Admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon

Votes: 9,094 | Gross: $4.20M

10. Mank (2020)

R | 131 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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79 Metascore

1930s Hollywood is re-evaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane (1941).

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins, Tom Pelphrey

Votes: 71,688

11. The Book Thief (2013)

PG-13 | 131 min | Drama, War

7.5
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53 Metascore

While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being protected by her adoptive parents.

Director: Brian Percival | Stars: Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Ben Schnetzer

Votes: 134,286 | Gross: $21.49M

12. The Hours (2002)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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80 Metascore

The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 130,745 | Gross: $41.68M

13. Defiance (I) (2008)

R | 137 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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58 Metascore

Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters, and endeavor to build a village, in order to protect themselves and about one thousand Jewish non-combatants.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell, Alexa Davalos

Votes: 146,715 | Gross: $28.64M

14. A Call to Spy (2019)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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65 Metascore

In the beginning of WWII, with Britain becoming desperate, Churchill orders his new spy agency - SOE - to recruit and train women as spies.

Director: Lydia Dean Pilcher | Stars: Sarah Megan Thomas, Stana Katic, Radhika Apte, Linus Roache

Votes: 6,658

15. Mudbound (2017)

R | 134 min | Drama, War

7.4
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85 Metascore

Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war.

Director: Dee Rees | Stars: Jason Mitchell, Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Mary J. Blige

Votes: 48,455

16. 1941 (1979)

PG | 118 min | Action, Comedy, War

5.8
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34 Metascore

Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Treat Williams, Nancy Allen

Votes: 33,493 | Gross: $31.76M

17. In Which We Serve (1942)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, War

7.2
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This "story of a ship", the British destroyer H.M.S. Torrin, is told in flashbacks by survivors as they cling to a life raft.

Directors: Noël Coward, David Lean | Stars: Noël Coward, John Mills, Bernard Miles, Celia Johnson

Votes: 5,791 | Gross: $0.45M

18. A Hidden Life (2019)

PG-13 | 174 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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78 Metascore

The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Maria Simon, Karin Neuhäuser

Votes: 23,501

19. Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)

R | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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68 Metascore

The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, and his polyamorous relationship with his wife and their mistress who would inspire his creation of the superheroine, Wonder Woman.

Director: Angela Robinson | Stars: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, Connie Britton

Votes: 26,056 | Gross: $1.59M

20. From Here to Eternity (1953)

Passed | 118 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.6
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85 Metascore

At a U.S. Army base in 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his commanding officer's wife and top aide begin a tentative affair.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed

Votes: 46,601 | Gross: $30.50M

21. Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)

PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.1
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54 Metascore

The relationship between writer AA Milne and his son, Christopher Robin, and how this became the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh.

Director: Simon Curtis | Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald, Vicki Pepperdine

Votes: 27,218 | Gross: $1.74M

22. Hannibal Rising (2007)

R | 121 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.1
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35 Metascore

After the death of his parents during World War II, young Hannibal Lecter moves in with his beautiful aunt and begins plotting revenge on the barbarians responsible for his sister's death.

Director: Peter Webber | Stars: Gaspard Ulliel, Rhys Ifans, Gong Li, Aaran Thomas

Votes: 109,534 | Gross: $27.67M

23. Das Boot (1985)

TV-MA | 293 min | Drama, War

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A World War II German U-Boat crew have a terrifying patrol mission in the early days of the war.

Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Votes: 29,464

24. The Final Countdown (1980)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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51 Metascore

A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross, James Farentino

Votes: 23,708 | Gross: $16.65M

25. Red Joan (2018)

R | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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45 Metascore

The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the K.G.B.'s longest-serving British spy.

Director: Trevor Nunn | Stars: Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson, Stephen Campbell Moore, Tom Hughes

Votes: 12,328 | Gross: $1.58M

26. The Catcher Was a Spy (2018)

R | 94 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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49 Metascore

Former Major League Baseball player Moe Berg goes undercover in World War II Europe for the Office of Strategic Services.

Director: Ben Lewin | Stars: Paul Rudd, Pierfrancesco Favino, Tom Wilkinson, Connie Nielsen

Votes: 9,534 | Gross: $0.71M

27. Adieu Monsieur Haffmann (2021)

115 min | Drama

6.7
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Paris 1942. François Mercier is an ordinary man who only aspires to start a family with the woman he loves, Blanche. He is also the employee of a talented jeweler, Mr. Haffmann. But faced ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Cavayé | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Gilles Lellouche, Sara Giraudeau, Nikolai Kinski

Votes: 486

28. The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)

R | 120 min | Action, Biography, Thriller

6.4
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As the German Fascists expand their borders, scorching Europe from end to end, two brave Czechs of the Resistance prepare for a suicide mission to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, the hideous mastermind behind the "Final Solution".

Director: Cédric Jimenez | Stars: Jason Clarke, Rosamund Pike, Jack O'Connell, Jack Reynor

Votes: 16,482

29. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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46 Metascore

The story of the 1941 Japanese air raid on Pearl Harbor, and the series of preceding American blunders that aggravated its effectiveness.

Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda, Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 34,108 | Gross: $29.55M

30. Operation Petticoat (1959)

Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Romance, War

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During World War II, a commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) submarine, a con man executive officer, and a group of army nurses.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Joan O'Brien, Dina Merrill

Votes: 14,297 | Gross: $23.30M

31. Underground (1995)

Not Rated | 167 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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79 Metascore

A group of Serbian socialists prepares for the war in a surreal underground filled by parties, tragedies, love, and hate.

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic, Slavko Stimac

Votes: 58,058 | Gross: $0.17M

32. T-34 (2018)

TV-14 | 139 min | Action, War

6.7
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SS Panzer Division uses T-34 manned by Soviet POWs as a target in their training field, but the prisoners plot a daring maneuver.

Director: Aleksey Sidorov | Stars: Alexander Petrov, Irina Starshenbaum, Viktor Dobronravov, Vinzenz Kiefer

Votes: 12,176

33. The Keep (1983)

R | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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34 Metascore

Nazis are forced to turn to a Jewish historian for help in battling the ancient demon they have inadvertently freed from its prison.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Scott Glenn, Ian McKellen, Alberta Watson, Jürgen Prochnow

Votes: 12,193 | Gross: $3.76M

34. Murder in the First (1995)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

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An eager and idealistic young attorney defends an Alcatraz prisoner accused of murdering a fellow inmate. The extenuating circumstances: his client had just spent over three years in solitary confinement.

Director: Marc Rocco | Stars: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 28,353 | Gross: $17.38M

35. Pollock (2000)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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77 Metascore

A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock.

Director: Ed Harris | Stars: Ed Harris, Marcia Gay Harden, Robert Knott, Molly Regan

Votes: 28,179 | Gross: $8.60M

36. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.8
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42 Metascore

40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrives, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.

Director: Tom Harper | Stars: Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine, Phoebe Fox, Leanne Best

Votes: 28,139 | Gross: $26.50M

37. Black Sea (2014)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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62 Metascore

In order to make good with his former employers, a submarine captain takes a job with a shadowy backer to search the depths of the Black Sea for a submarine rumored to be loaded with gold.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, David Threlfall

Votes: 37,765 | Gross: $1.17M

38. Swing Shift (1984)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.9
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60 Metascore

A woman finds romance when she takes a job at an aircraft plant to help make ends meet after her husband goes off to war.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Christine Lahti, Fred Ward

Votes: 4,850 | Gross: $6.65M

39. Tuntematon sotilas (2017)

132 min | Drama, War

7.7
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A film adaptation of Väinö Linna's best selling novel The Unknown Soldier (1954) and the novel's unedited manuscript version, Sotaromaani.

Director: Aku Louhimies | Stars: Eero Aho, Johannes Holopainen, Jussi Vatanen, Aku Hirviniemi

Votes: 11,127

40. Peyton Place (1957)

Approved | 157 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A peaceful New England town hides secrets and scandals.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Lana Turner, Lee Philips, Lloyd Nolan, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 5,968 | Gross: $25.60M

41. Glen or Glenda (1953)

PG | 65 min | Drama

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A psychiatrist tells the stories of a transvestite (Glen or Glenda) and a pseudohermaphrodite (Alan or Anne).

Director: Edward D. Wood Jr. | Stars: Edward D. Wood Jr., Bela Lugosi, Lyle Talbot, Timothy Farrell

Votes: 8,610

42. Farewell, My Lovely (1975)

R | 95 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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70 Metascore

Los Angeles private eye Philip Marlowe is hired by paroled convict Moose Malloy to find his girlfriend Velma, former seedy nightclub dancer.

Director: Dick Richards | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland, Sylvia Miles

Votes: 8,280 | Gross: $4.36M

43. Sink the Bismarck! (1960)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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The World War II story of the Royal Navy's effort to defeat Nazi Germany's most powerful warship.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 7,556 | Gross: $6.54M

44. The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964)

G | 99 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.5
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Meek and mild mannered bookkeeper Henry Limpet has few passions in life. It's mid-1941 and he would love to join the Navy but has been rated 4F. His friend George Stickle is in the Navy and... See full summary »

Directors: Arthur Lubin, Gerry Chiniquy, Robert McKimson, Hawley Pratt, Bill Tytla | Stars: Don Knotts, Carole Cook, Jack Weston, Andrew Duggan

Votes: 5,400

45. Shanghai (2010)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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36 Metascore

A '40s period piece which revolves around an American expat who returns to Shanghai in the months before Pearl Harbor due to the death of his friend.

Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: John Cusack, Gong Li, Chow Yun-Fat, David Morse

Votes: 9,720 | Gross: $0.04M

46. Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (1991 Video)

R | 82 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A puppeteer's ability to bring inanimate objects to life attracts the attention of the Nazis during World War II.

Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Guy Rolfe, Richard Lynch, Ian Abercrombie, Kristopher Logan

Votes: 4,692

47. Come See the Paradise (1990)

R | 138 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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The passionate romance between an Irish-American man and a Japanese-American woman is threatened when the Pearl Harbor attacks happen and the woman is forced into a prison camp because of her ethnicity.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Tamlyn Tomita, Sab Shimono, Shizuko Hoshi

Votes: 2,821 | Gross: $0.85M

48. Fortress of War (2010)

Not Rated | 138 min | Action, Drama, History

7.4
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A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Soviet troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days.

Director: Aleksandr Kott | Stars: Aleksey Kopashov, Andrey Merzlikin, Pavel Derevyanko, Aleksandr Korshunov

Votes: 9,791

49. Cantinflas (2014)

PG | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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44 Metascore

The untold story of Mexico's greatest and most beloved comedy film star of all time, from his humble origins on the small stage to the bright lights of Hollywood.

Director: Sebastian del Amo | Stars: Óscar Jaenada, Michael Imperioli, Ilse Salas, Bárbara Mori

Votes: 3,992 | Gross: $6.37M

50. Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985)

Unrated | 410 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.1
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The rise and fall of the Italian fascist dictator, Benito Mussolini.

Stars: George C. Scott, Virginia Madsen, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Lee Grant

Votes: 520



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