Plot Author Matching "Anthony Hughes <husnock31@hotmail.com>" (Sorted by Runtime Ascending)



1. The World at War (1973–1974)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

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A groundbreaking 26-part documentary series narrated by the actor Laurence Olivier about the deadliest conflict in history, World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Albert Speer, Anthony Eden, Averell Harriman

Votes: 25,144

2. How Hitler Lost the War (1989 Video)

Not Rated | 67 min | Documentary

7.5
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Through interviews with former World War II fighter aces, "How Hitler Lost the War" examines the theory that the German Armed Forces substantially won and then lost the war in Europe before... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Denny, David Hoffman | Stars: Norman Rose, Adolf Galland, Hans Adolf Jakobson, Johannes Steinhoff

Votes: 155

3. The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference (1984 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama, History

7.8
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At the Wannsee Conference on January 20, 1942, senior Nazi officials meet to determine the manner in which the so-called "Final Solution to the Jewish Question" can be best implemented.

Director: Heinz Schirk | Stars: Dietrich Mattausch, Gerd Böckmann, Friedrich G. Beckhaus, Robert Atzorn

Votes: 1,107

4. The Lost Battalion (2001 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 92 min | Action, Drama, War

7.0
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Fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of World War I.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Ricky Schroder, Phil McKee, Jamie Harris, Jay Rodan

Votes: 7,497

5. The Plot to Kill Hitler (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.2
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On July 20th, 1944, German Army Colonel von Stauffenberg plans to assassinate Nazi leader Adolf Hitler with a briefcase-bomb, during a military conference, while other high-ranking plotters in Berlin are preparing to take power in a coup.

Director: Lawrence Schiller | Stars: Brad Davis, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Ian Richardson, Kenneth Colley

Votes: 475

6. Never Forget (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama, History

6.7
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The story of Mel Mermelstein, an American holocaust survivor who confronted a Holocaust denial organization's lies in court.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Leonard Nimoy, Dabney Coleman, Blythe Danner, Paul Hampton

Votes: 277

7. Deathwatch (2002)

R | 94 min | Drama, Horror, War

5.9
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In the middle of World War I, nine British soldiers caught behind enemy lines seek refuge in a complex network of German trenches. What they soon discover is that they aren't alone - and it isn't a German soldier that's hunting them down.

Director: M.J. Bassett | Stars: Jamie Bell, Rúaidhrí Conroy, Mike Downey, Laurence Fox

Votes: 12,520

8. 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: 12,169 | Gross: $3.76M

9. The Man Who Captured Eichmann (1996 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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The story of the 1960 hostile extraction of the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann, by the Mossad to Israeli justice.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Robert Duvall, Arliss Howard, Jeffrey Tambor, Jack Laufer

Votes: 749

10. Conspiracy (2001 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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At the Wannsee Conference on January 20, 1942, senior Nazi officials meet to determine the manner in which the so-called "Final Solution to the Jewish Question" can be best implemented.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Clare Bullus, Stanley Tucci, Simon Markey, David Glover

Votes: 21,278

11. The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War

6.6
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During World War II, German ships are "safely" docked upriver at Bordeaux, but the British send a team of kayakers to attack them.

Director: José Ferrer | Stars: José Ferrer, Trevor Howard, Dora Bryan, Christopher Lee

Votes: 1,800

12. The Enemy Below (1957)

Approved | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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During WWII an American destroyer discovers a German U-boat, and in the ensuing duel the American captain must draw upon all his experience to defeat the equally experienced German commander.

Director: Dick Powell | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jürgens, David Hedison, Theodore Bikel

Votes: 11,022

13. A Soldier's Story (1984)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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66 Metascore

An African-American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Howard E. Rollins Jr., Adolph Caesar, Art Evans, David Alan Grier

Votes: 10,087 | Gross: $21.82M

14. 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: 23,672 | Gross: $16.65M

15. Fatherland (1994 TV Movie)

106 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.4
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In April 1964, more than twenty years after the Nazis won World War II, S.S. officer Xavier March uncovers a plot to eliminate the attendees of the Wannsee Conference so that Germany can establish better relations with the U.S.

Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Miranda Richardson, Peter Vaughan, Michael Kitchen

Votes: 5,820

16. The Tuskegee Airmen (1995 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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The true story of how a group of African American pilots overcame racist opposition to become one of the finest US fighter groups in World War II

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Allen Payne, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 6,352

17. Max (I) (2002)

R | 106 min | Drama, War

6.4
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56 Metascore

A film studying the depiction of a friendship between an art dealer named Rothman and his student, Adolf Hitler.

Director: Menno Meyjes | Stars: John Cusack, Noah Taylor, Leelee Sobieski, Molly Parker

Votes: 8,556 | Gross: $0.53M

18. Memphis Belle (1990)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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59 Metascore

In 1943, the crew of a B-17 based in UK prepares for its 25th and last bombing mission over Germany before returning home to the USA.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan, D.B. Sweeney

Votes: 28,309 | Gross: $27.44M

19. The McKenzie Break (1970)

PG | 108 min | Action, Drama, War

6.5
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During WW2, German POWs in Britain plot to escape from their prison camp in Scotland.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Brian Keith, Helmut Griem, Ian Hendry, Jack Watson

Votes: 1,531

20. Prisoners of the Sun (1990)

R | 108 min | Drama, War

6.5
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The island of Ambon in Indonesia, 1945. During the War, the number of Australian POWs on the island had dropped from 1100 to less than 300 due to abuses by their Japanese captors. Capt. ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Wallace | Stars: Bryan Brown, George Takei, Terry O'Quinn, John Bach

Votes: 886

21. A Midnight Clear (1992)

R | 108 min | Drama, War

7.1
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This WW2 psychological drama plays out at Christmas. US GIs hold an isolated cabin in the Ardennes against a handful of Germans cut off from their main force. Combat-weary and short of rations, both sides are determined to survive.

Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Peter Berg, Kevin Dillon, Arye Gross, Ethan Hawke

Votes: 9,012 | Gross: $1.53M

22. The Grey Zone (2001)

R | 108 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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58 Metascore

A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkommando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews, find themselves in a moral grey zone.

Director: Tim Blake Nelson | Stars: David Arquette, Velizar Binev, David Chandler, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 10,807 | Gross: $0.52M

23. Hanover Street (1979)

PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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32 Metascore

Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down, Christopher Plummer, Alec McCowen

Votes: 5,312 | Gross: $3.00M

24. Massacre in Rome (1973)

PG | 110 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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Rome, March 23, 1944: 33 German soldiers are killed by a bomb. Lt. Col. Herbert Kappler is ordered to execute ten times that Italians.

Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Richard Burton, Marcello Mastroianni, Leo McKern, John Steiner

Votes: 1,296

25. A Woman at War (1991 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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With the Occupation of Brussels by the Nazis, Helene could forget her ideas of a university degree. Her energy turned towards the hidden fight against the occupiers and gradually, ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: Martha Plimpton, Eric Stoltz, Jack Shepherd, Kika Markham

Votes: 147

26. Richard III (1995)

R | 110 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

7.3
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The classic Shakespearean play about the murderously scheming 15th-century king is reimagined in an alternative setting of 1930s England as clouds of fascism gather.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Christopher Bowen, Edward Jewesbury

Votes: 14,663 | Gross: $2.60M

27. Apt Pupil (1998)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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51 Metascore

A boy blackmails his neighbor after suspecting him to be a Nazi war criminal.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Ian McKellen, Brad Renfro, Joshua Jackson, Mickey Cottrell

Votes: 38,445 | Gross: $8.84M

28. Europa Europa (1990)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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75 Metascore

A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Solomon Perel, Marco Hofschneider, René Hofschneider, André Wilms

Votes: 16,215 | Gross: $5.58M

29. Swing Kids (1993)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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39 Metascore

A group of teens adores forbidden music in Nazi Germany just before the outbreak of World War II.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Robert Sean Leonard, Christian Bale, Frank Whaley, Barbara Hershey

Votes: 16,329 | Gross: $5.63M

30. The Triumph of the Will (1935)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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The infamous propaganda film of the 1934 Nazi Party rally in Nuremberg, Germany.

Director: Leni Riefenstahl | Stars: Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring, Max Amann, Martin Bormann

Votes: 17,222

31. Mother Night (1996)

R | 114 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.

Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Nick Nolte, Sheryl Lee, Tony Robinow, Michael McGill

Votes: 5,246 | Gross: $0.39M

32. The Bridge at Remagen (1969)

R | 115 min | Action, Drama, War

6.7
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As the Allied armies close in, the Germans decide to blow up the last Rhine bridge, trapping their own men on the wrong side. But will it happen?

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: George Segal, Robert Vaughn, Ben Gazzara, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 9,616

33. Life Is Beautiful (1997)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.6
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59 Metascore

When an open-minded Jewish waiter and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor, and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano

Votes: 676,667 | Gross: $57.60M

34. U-571 (2000)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, War

6.6
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62 Metascore

A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine.

Director: Jonathan Mostow | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Harvey Keitel, Jon Bon Jovi

Votes: 82,045 | Gross: $77.09M

35. Operation Daybreak (1975)

PG | 118 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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In 1942, Britain sends a group of British-trained Czech commandos to Prague to assassinate SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, head of the Nazi security services.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Martin Shaw, Joss Ackland, Nicola Pagett

Votes: 2,166

36. Miss Evers' Boys (1997 TV Movie)

PG | 118 min | Drama, War

7.1
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The true story of the U.S. Government's 1932 Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Laurence Fishburne, Craig Sheffer, Joe Morton

Votes: 1,233

37. Stalag 17 (1953)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.0
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84 Metascore

After two Americans are killed while escaping from a German P.O.W. camp in World War II, the barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger, Robert Strauss

Votes: 55,363

38. Jakob the Liar (1999)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, War

6.5
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40 Metascore

During World War II, an ordinary inhabitant of a ghetto fakes news about Allied offensives to inspire hope for other victims of the Nazi regime.

Director: Peter Kassovitz | Stars: Robin Williams, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Éva Igó, István Bálint

Votes: 17,208 | Gross: $4.96M

39. All Quiet on the Western Front (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 150 min | Drama, War

7.1
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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Ian Holm

Votes: 8,680

40. The Caine Mutiny (1954)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, War

7.7
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63 Metascore

When a U.S. Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray

Votes: 27,393 | Gross: $21.75M

41. Cabaret (1972)

PG | 124 min | Drama, Music, Musical

7.8
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80 Metascore

A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.

Director: Bob Fosse | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Joel Grey

Votes: 54,157 | Gross: $42.77M

42. The Boys from Brazil (1978)

R | 125 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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40 Metascore

A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, James Mason, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 27,760 | Gross: $19.00M

43. The White Rose (1982)

108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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During the Second World War, a small group of students at Munich University begin to question the decisions and sanity of Germany's Nazi government. The students form a resistance cell ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Verhoeven | Stars: Lena Stolze, Martin Benrath, Wulf Kessler, Oliver Siebert

Votes: 980

44. Hart's War (2002)

R | 125 min | Drama, War

6.3
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49 Metascore

A law student becomes a lieutenant during World War II, is captured and asked to defend a black prisoner of war falsely accused of murder.

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard, Cole Hauser

Votes: 52,918 | Gross: $19.08M

45. The Odessa File (1974)

PG | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Following the suicide of an elderly Jewish man, a journalist in possession of the man's diary investigates the alleged sighting of a former S.S. Captain, who commanded a concentration camp during World War II.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Jon Voight, Maximilian Schell, Maria Schell, Mary Tamm

Votes: 11,145 | Gross: $1.11M

46. MacArthur (1977)

PG | 130 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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Biopic of General Douglas MacArthur covering his war exploits during WW2 and the Korean War.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Gregory Peck, Dan O'Herlihy, Ed Flanders, Ivan Bonar

Votes: 4,685

47. Enemy at the Gates (2001)

R | 131 min | Action, Drama, War

7.6
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53 Metascore

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Jude Law, Ed Harris, Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz

Votes: 258,548 | Gross: $51.40M

48. Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.9
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36 Metascore

When a fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during World War II, his fiancée falls in love with the local Italian commander.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, John Hurt, Christian Bale

Votes: 34,245 | Gross: $25.54M

49. Twelve O'Clock High (1949)

Not Rated | 132 min | Drama, War

7.7
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A hard-as-nails general (Gregory Peck as General Savage) takes over a B-17 bomber unit suffering from low morale and whips them into fighting shape.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill, Millard Mitchell

Votes: 14,577

50. Midway (1976)

PG | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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48 Metascore

A dramatization of the battle that was widely heralded as a turning point of the Pacific Theatre of World War II.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn, Glenn Ford

Votes: 19,329


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