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7.60/10
819 Votes
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A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading Japanese, and finally to his obscure existence as just another peasant worker in the People's Republic.

  • Country: China, France, French Republic, Italy, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 163 min.
  • Language: Nyanja, Chinese, English, Japanese

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Schindler's List (1993)

8.60/10
9,281 Votes
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The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 195 min.
  • Language: German, Polish, Hebrew, English

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The Pianist (2002)

8.30/10
4,893 Votes
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The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

  • Country: France, French Republic, Germany, Poland, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 150 min.
  • Language: English, German, Russian

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Darkest Hour (2017)

7.30/10
3,187 Votes
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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 Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Duration: 125 min.
  • Language: English

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Fury (2014)

7.40/10
7,630 Votes
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In the last months of World War II, as the Allies make their final push in the European theatre, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant named 'Wardaddy' commands a Sherman tank called 'Fury' and its five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America, China
  • Duration: 135 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #5

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

8.10/10
6,146 Votes
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A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 116 min.
  • Language: English, Vietnamese

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Enemy at the Gates (2001)

7.40/10
1,993 Votes
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A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad in WWII.

  • Country: Ireland, United States of America, Germany, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 131 min.
  • Language: German, English, Russian

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Dead Poets Society (1989)

8.30/10
6,794 Votes
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At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 128 min.
  • Language: English

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)

7.10/10
1,855 Votes
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An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

  • Country: Malta, Morocco, United States of America
  • Duration: 144 min.
  • Language: Arabic, English

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Dunkirk (2017)

7.40/10
10,547 Votes
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The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.

  • Country: France, French Republic, Netherlands the, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 107 min.
  • Language: English, French, German

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A Hidden Life (2019)

7.20/10
121 Votes
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Based on real events, from visionary writer-director Terrence Malick, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, it is his unwavering faith and his love for his wife Fani and children that keeps his spirit alive.

  • Country: Germany, Italy, United States of America
  • Duration: 174 min.
  • Language: English, German

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Red Joan (2018)

6.60/10
143 Votes
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London, England, May 2000. The peaceful life of elderly Joan Stanley is suddenly disrupted when she is arrested by the British Intelligence Service and accused of providing information to communist Russia during the forties.

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Duration: 101 min.
  • Language: English

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Midway (2019)

6.80/10
547 Votes
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The story of the Battle of Midway, and the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome massive odds.

  • Country: China, United States of America
  • Duration: 138 min.
  • Language: English

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The Godfather (1972)

8.70/10
11,667 Votes
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Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 175 min.
  • Language: English, Italian, Latin

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Stan & Ollie (2018)

7.00/10
546 Votes
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With their golden era long behind them, comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille and Ida – a formidable double act in their own right – the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public

  • Country: United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada
  • Duration: 98 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #15

The Resistance Banker (2018)

6.70/10
100 Votes
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In 1942, in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, the banker brothers Walraven and Gijsbert van Hall face their biggest challenge when they decide to help finance the Dutch resistance.

  • Country: Netherlands the
  • Duration: 124 min.
  • Language: Dutch, German

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Allied (2016)

6.70/10
3,154 Votes
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In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 124 min.
  • Language: Arabic, English, French, German

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Saving Private Ryan (1998)

8.10/10
9,689 Votes
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As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 169 min.
  • Language: Czech, German, English, French

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All Things Fair (1995)

6.40/10
51 Votes
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This film is set in 1943 when the whole of Europe was embroiled in WWII. It deals with attraction of a 15 year old boy Stig to his teacher Viola. The whole movie revolves around the sexual encounters between Stig and Viola and how he eventually grows out of it.

  • Country: Denmark, Sweden
  • Duration: 130 min.
  • Language: German, Swedish, English

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Unbroken (2014)

7.50/10
2,568 Votes
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A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 137 min.
  • Language: Italian, English, Japanese

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Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

8.10/10
7,650 Votes
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WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

  • Country: Australia, United States of America
  • Duration: 139 min.
  • Language: Japanese, English

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