War

7789.Greyhound


Genre: Action | Drama | History | War
Directed by: Aaron Schneider
Starring: Tom Hanks , Stephen Graham , Elisabeth Shue , Michael Benz

Plot: Based upon the novel “The Good Shepherd” by C S Forester, this is the thrilling story of the leader of an Allied convoy crossing the North Atlantic in 1942 as he faces relentless attack by a Nazi submarine wolf pack. The leader of the convoy’s destroyer screen is a US Navy commander making his first Atlantic crossing. The story focuses on the his command responsibility as he fights the cold, the relentless night, the brutal sea and his deep fatigue as he chases down the attacking submarines in the deadly game of cat and mouse. The exciting story, a thrilling ride-along with the beleaguered captain, so deeply portrays the elements of battle command that for a long period of time the book was used as a text at the US Naval Academy.

7784.The Outpost


Genre: Drama | History | War
Directed by: Rod Lurie
Starring: Orlando Bloom , Scott Eastwood , Caleb Landry Jones , Milo Gibson

Plot: A small team of U.S. soldiers battle against hundreds of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.

7778.Da 5 Bloods


Genre: Drama | War
Directed by: Spike Lee
Starring: Chadwick Boseman , Jean Reno , Paul Walter Hauser , Delroy Lindo

Plot: From Academy Award® Winner Spike Lee comes a new joint: the story of four African American Vets – Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewis), and Melvin (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.) – who return to Vietnam. Searching for the remains of their fallen Squad Leader (Chadwick Boseman) and the promise of buried treasure, our heroes, joined by Paul’s concerned son (Jonathan Majors), battle forces of Man and Nature – while confronted by the lasting ravages of The Immorality of The Vietnam War.

7762.The Warrior Queen Of Jhansi


Genre: Action | Adventure | Drama | Fantasy | War
Directed by: Swati Bhise
Starring: Jodhi May , Derek Jacobi , Rupert Everett , Nathaniel Parker

Plot: The Warrior Queen of Jhansi tells the story of Lakshmibai, the historic Queen of Jhansi who fiercely led her army against the British East India Company in the infamous mutiny of 1857. From Queen Elizabeth to Queen Victoria, two-and-a half-centuries of East India Company rule will be reversed by its attempt to crush India’s Warrior Queen. Lakshmibai is known as one of the most prominent figures within the independence movement of India. The passion to free her province from colonial rule led this young woman to become one of the greatest generals of the Indian army and to go down in history for her bravery, strategic acumen, and as a force to reckon with by the East India Company and the British Raj. The Warrior Queen of Jhansi is the story of the woman who lived, fought and died for the freedom of her people.

7715.Resistance


Genre: Biography | Drama | History | War
Directed by: Jonathan Jakubowicz
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg , Ed Harris , Edgar Ramírez , Clémence Poésy

Plot: The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.

7694.A Hidden Life


Genre: Biography | Drama | Romance | War
Directed by: Terrence Malick
Starring: August Diehl , Valerie Pachner , Maria Simon , Karin Neuhäuser

Plot: Based on real events, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of an unsung hero, Bl. 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.

7656.The Last Full Measure


Genre: Drama | War
Directed by: Todd Robinson
Starring: Christopher Plummer , Samuel L. Jackson , Sebastian Stan , Bradley Whitford

Plot: Thirty-four years after his death, Airman William H. Pitsenbarger, Jr. (“Pits”) is awarded the nation’s highest military honor, for his actions on the battlefield.

7650.1917


Top Rated Movies #46 | Nominated for 10 Oscars.
Genre: Drama | War
Directed by: Sam Mendes
Starring: Dean-Charles Chapman , George MacKay , Daniel Mays , Colin Firth

Plot: April 1917, the Western Front. Two British soldiers are sent to deliver an urgent message to an isolated regiment. If the message is not received in time the regiment will walk into a trap and be massacred. To get to the regiment they will need to cross through enemy territory. Time is of the essence and the journey will be fraught with danger.

7646.Midway (100%)


Genre: Action | Drama | History | War
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Starring: Ed Skrein , Patrick Wilson , Woody Harrelson , Luke Evans

Plot: MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome the odds.

7625.Jojo Rabbit


Nominated for 2 Golden Globes.
Genre: Comedy | Drama | War
Directed by: Taika Waititi
Starring: Roman Griffin Davis , Thomasin McKenzie , Scarlett Johansson , Taika Waititi

Plot: A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy named Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi), Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

7564.Official Secrets

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Genre: Biography | Drama | Romance | Thriller | War
Directed by: Gavin Hood
Starring: Matthew Goode , Keira Knightley , MyAnna Buring , Ralph Fiennes

Plot: A morality tale for the 21st century, Official Secrets tells the true story of British Intelligence whistle-blower Katharine Gun who, during the immediate run-up to the 2003 Iraq invasion, leaked a top secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spying operation against members of the UN Security Council. The memo proposed blackmailing smaller, undecided member states into voting for war. At great personal and professional risk, journalist Martin Bright published the leaked document in The Observer newspaper in London, and the story made headlines around the world. Members of the Security Council were outraged and any chance of a UN resolution in favour of war collapsed. But within days, Bush declared he no longer needed UN backing and invaded anyway. As Iraq descended into chaos, Katharine was arrested and charged with breaching the Official Secrets Act. Martin faced potential charges too. Their legal battles exposed the highest levels of government in both London and Washington …

7561.The King

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Genre: Biography | Drama | History | Romance | War
Directed by: David Michôd
Starring: Robert Pattinson , Timothée Chalamet , Lily-Rose Depp , Joel Edgerton

Plot: Hal (Timothée Chalamet), wayward prince and reluctant heir to the English throne, has turned his back on royal life and is living among the people. But when his tyrannical father dies, Hal is crowned King Henry V and is forced to embrace the life he had previously tried to escape. Now the young king must navigate the palace politics, chaos and war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life – including his relationship with his closest friend and mentor, the aging alcoholic knight, John Falstaff (Joel Edgerton).

7529.The Birdcatcher

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Genre: Drama | History | Thriller | War
Directed by: Ross Clarke
Starring: August Diehl , Sarah-Sofie Boussnina , Jakob Cedergren , Laura Birn

Plot: On her attempt to flee the Nazi round-up in Norway, Esther finds herself alone, on an occupied farm forced to conceal her identity; leading to a series of choices and consequences which shift the paths of those around her. This story uncovers a hidden slice of history that grips at the heart and inspires us all at the deepest level.

7423.15 Minutes Of War

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Genre: Action | Drama | War
Directed by: Fred Grivois
Starring: Alban Lenoir, Olga Kurylenko, Sébastien Lalanne

Plot: In February 1976 in Djibouti, a school bus was taken hostage at the Somali border. The GIGN is sent on the spot, after 30 hours of tension a rescue operation is organized.

7412.The Aftermath

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Genre: Drama | Romance | War
Directed by: James Kent
Starring: Keira Knightley, Ned Wills, Pandora Colin

Plot: Set in postwar Germany in 1946, Rachael Morgan (Keira Knightley) arrives in the ruins of Hamburg in the bitter winter, to be reunited with her husband Lewis (Jason Clarke), a British colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city. But as they set off for their new home, Rachael is stunned to discover that Lewis has made an unexpected decision: They will be sharing the grand house with its previous owners, a German widower (Alexander Skarsgård) and his troubled daughter. In this charged atmosphere, enmity and grief give way to passion and betrayal.

7340.They Shall Not Grow Old

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Genre: Documentary | History | War
Directed by: Peter Jackson

Plot: A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.

7245.Overlord

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Genre: Action | Adventure | Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi | War
Directed by: Julius Avery
Starring: Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier

Plot: On the eve of D-Day, the 5th of June, 1944, several American paratroopers are dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success: destroy a radio tower built in a little castle of an old French town that the Third Reich uses for communication between Berlin and Normandy beaches’ bunkers. Due to the intense enemy fire, the planes are shot down and most soldiers die in the landing or are killed by the Nazis’ night patrols after they taking land. However, a private named Ed Boyce survives to find Corporal Ford, a last-minute incorporation from Italy and a veteran expert in bombs and explosives, rogue sniper Tibbet, war photographer Chase, and finally private Dawson. After they watch the killing of their superior Sargeant Eldson by a Nazi night patrol, Ford turns in the leader of the group and they try to get the town with the tower in order to complete the mission. In the forest close to the town, almost arriving to it, they meet Chloe, a villager who …

7237.A Private War

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes.
Genre: Biography | Drama | War
Directed by: Matthew Heineman
Starring: Rosamund Pike, Tom Hollander, Jamie Dornan

Plot: In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado. After being hit by a grenade in Sri Lanka, she wears a distinctive eye patch and is still as comfortable sipping martinis with London’s elite as she is confronting dictators. Colvin sacrifices loving relationships, and over time, her personal life starts to unravel as the trauma she’s witnessed takes its toll. Yet, her mission to show the true cost of war leads her — along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan) — to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.

7213.Where Hands Touch

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Genre: Drama | Romance | War
Directed by: Amma Asante
Starring: Abbie Cornish, Amandla Stenberg, George MacKay

Plot: Germany 1944: 15-year old Leyna (Amandla Stenberg), daughter of a white German mother and a black father, lives in fear due to the color of her skin. When she meets Lutz (George MacKay), the son of a prominent SS officer and a member of the Hitler Youth – mandatory for all Aryan boys since 1936 – the two fall helplessly in love, putting both their lives at risk. An original coming of age story through the eyes of a bi-racial teen as she witnesses the persecution of Jews and those deemed ‘non-pure’.

7208.Rust Creek

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Genre: Drama | Romance | War
Directed by: Jen McGowan
Starring: Hermione Corfield, Denise Dal Vera, Jeremy Glazer

Plot: Germany 1944: 15-year old Leyna (Amandla Stenberg), daughter of a white German mother and a black father, lives in fear due to the color of her skin. When she meets Lutz (George MacKay), the son of a prominent SS officer and a member of the Hitler Youth – mandatory for all Aryan boys since 1936 – the two fall helplessly in love, putting both their lives at risk. An original coming of age story through the eyes of a bi-racial teen as she witnesses the persecution of Jews and those deemed ‘non-pure’.

7022.Sgt Stubby An American Hero

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Genre: Animation | Adventure | Family | History | War
Directed by: Richard Lanni
Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Logan Lerman, Gérard Depardieu

Plot: With the war to end all wars looming, a young army “doughboy” Robert Conroy has his life forever changed when a little dog with a stubby tail wanders into camp as the men of the 102nd Infantry Regiment train on the grounds of Yale University. Conroy gives his new friend a name, a family, and a chance to embark on the adventure that would define a century. Despite lacking formal military working dog training, Stubby the dog and his human companions find themselves in the trenches of France and on the path to history. French Infantryman Gaston Baptiste befriends the duo and accompanies them along their epic journey through harsh conditions and incredible acts of courage. For his valorous actions, Stubby is recognized as the first canine ever promoted to the rank of Sergeant in U.S. Army history.

7003.Trench 11

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Genre: Horror | Thriller | War
Directed by: Leo Scherman
Starring: Karine Vanasse, Rossif Sutherland, Rob Archer

Plot: In the final days of WWI a shell-shocked soldier must lead a mission deep beneath the trenches to stop a German plot that could turn the tide of the war.

6969.The Yellow Birds

TYB
Genre: Drama | War
Directed by: Alexandre Moors
Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Jennifer Aniston, Toni Collette

Plot: “Yellow Birds” follows John Bartle and the difficulties he faces in keeping his humanity, his urge to survive and his friend Murph alive during the war in Iraq, as well as his life and struggles with his memories of the war after he comes back to Virginia.

6921.The Catcher Was a Spy

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Genre: Biography | Drama | War
Directed by: Ben Lewin
Starring: Paul Rudd, Connie Nielsen, Mark Strong

Plot: A major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.

6891.Journeys End

JOEN
Genre: Drama | War
Directed by: Saul Dibb
Starring: Asa Butterfield, Sam Claflin, Paul Bettany

Plot: Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, it is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, as they await their fate.

6446.12 Strong (100%)

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Genre: Action | Drama | History | War
Directed by: Nicolai Fuglsig
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, William Fichtner

Plot: The True Story of the Army’s Special Forces “Green Berets”, who within weeks responded to the 9-11 attack. Green Berets and AFSOC took over the country and allowed other Special Forces and the rest of the conventional military to begin the more publicly visible war.

6732.China Salesman

CHINASM
Genre: Action | Adventure | Crime | Drama | Thriller | War
Directed by: Tan Bing
Starring: Dong-xue Li, Mike Tyson, Janicke Askevold

Plot: Yan Jian, a young Chinese IT engineer who volunteers to go to North Africa and help the company he works for to win a competition. The winner can own the right to control the communication between south and north. French spy Michael works for the West. His boss ordered him to go to the North Africa and win the competition, and they can control the great mineral resources of Africa. He hired the best mercenary in Africa whose name is Lauder and a former general Kabbah to help him. Yan has discovered their conspiracy, he is the only one who can stop them.

6719.Battle of The Bulge

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Genres: War
Director: Steven Luke
Stars: Tom Berenger, Wade Everett, Steven Luke

Christmas 1944, The Germans make one final push against the attacking allied armies in the West. Lt. Robert Cappa and his platoon of 2nd Infantry Division soldiers have been ordered to hold a vital road junction against the German aggressors. Cappa and his men must find their faith and strength to stand against their enemy in the epic fight know as “The Battle of The Bulge.”

6437.Wolf Warrior 2 (100% Chinese Speaking,English Subtitle on bottom )

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Genre: Action | Drama | War
Directed by: Jing Wu
Starring: Jing Wu, Frank Grillo, Celina Jade

Plot: China’s deadliest special forces operative settles into a quiet life on the sea. When sadistic mercenaries begin targeting nearby civilians, he must leave his newfound peace behind and return to his duties as a soldier and protector.

6426.Darkest Hour

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Won 1 Golden Globe.
Genre: Biography | Drama | History | War
Directed by: Joe Wright
Starring: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas

Plot: Within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) 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.

6424.Thank You For Your Service

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Genre: Biography | Drama | War
Directed by: Jason Hall
Starring: Haley Bennett, Miles Teller, Joe Cole

Plot: DreamWorks Pictures’ Thank You for Your Service follows a group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq who struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield. Starring an ensemble cast led by Miles Teller, Haley Bennett, Joe Cole, Amy Schumer, Beulah Koale, Scott Haze, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Brad Beyer, Omar J. Dorsey and Jayson Warner Smith, the drama is based on the bestselling book by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author David Finkel. Jason Hall, who wrote the screenplay of American Sniper, makes his directorial debut with Thank You for Your Service and also serves as its screenwriter. Jon Kilik (The Hunger Games series, Babel) produces the film, while Ann Ruark (Biutiful) and Jane Evans (Sin City) executive produces.

6689.Last Flag Flying

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2 wins & 5 nominations.
Genre: Comedy | Drama | War
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Starring: Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne, Steve Carell

Plot: In 2003, 30 years after they served together in the Vietnam War, former Navy Hospital Corpsman Richard “Doc” Shepherd re-unites with ex-Marines Sal and Mueller on a different type of mission: to bury Doc’s son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War. Doc decides to forgo burial at Arlington Cemetery and, with the help of his old buddies, takes the casket on a bittersweet trip up the East Coast to his home in suburban New Hampshire.

6285.Dunkirk (100%)

dunkirk
Genre: Action | Drama | History | War
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard
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6509.The Man with the Iron Heart

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Genre: Action | Biography | Thriller | War
Directed by: Cédric Jimenez
Starring: Rosamund Pike, Jack Reynor, Mia Wasikowska

Plot: 1942: The Third Reich is at its peak. The Czech resistance in London decides to plan the most ambitious military operation of WWII: Anthropoid. Two young recruits in their late twenties, Jozef Gabcik and Jan Kubis, are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reich-protector Reinhard Heydrich, Head of the SS, the Gestapo, and the architect of the “Final Solution”.

6397.An Ordinary Man

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Genre: Action | Drama | Thriller | War
Directed by: Brad Silberling
Starring: Andy Ben Kingsley, Hera Hilmar, Peter Serafinowicz

Plot: A war criminal in hiding forms a relationship with his only connection to the outside world – his maid.

6338.Megan Leavey

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Genre: Biography | Drama | War
Directed by: Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Starring: Kate Mara, Ramon Rodriguez, Tom Felton

Plot: Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex completed more than 100 missions until an IED explosion injures them, putting their fate in jeopardy.

6204.Wonder Woman (100%)

WW
Genre: Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi | War
Directed by: Patty Jenkins
Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright
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6297.The Wall

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Genre: Drama | Thriller | War
Directed by: Doug Liman
Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena, Laith Nakli

Plot: Two American Soldiers are trapped by a lethal sniper, with only an unsteady wall between them.

6296.The Ottoman Lieutenant

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Genre: Drama | War
Directed by: Joseph Ruben
Starring: Michiel Huisman, Hera Hilmar, Josh Hartnett

Plot: A beautiful, strong-willed woman, who, frustrated by ongoing injustice at home, leaves the United States after meeting Jude, an American doctor who runs a remote medical mission within the Ottoman Empire – a world both exotic and dangerous, and on the brink of what is about to become the first World War. There, she finds her loyalty to Jude and the mission’s founder tested when she falls in love with their perceived enemy, a lieutenant in the Ottoman Imperial Army. Now, with invading army forces at their doorstep, and the world about to plunge into all-out war, she must make a decision if she wants to be what other people want her to be, or to be herself.

6224.The Zookeepers Wife

TZKW
Genre: Biography | Drama | History | War
Directed by: Niki Caro
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl
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6187.War Machine

warma
Genre: Comedy | Drama | War
Directed by: David Michôd
Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hayes, John Magaro
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6138.Their Finest

THFI
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance | War
Directed by: Lone Scherfig
Starring: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy
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6116.Sand Castle

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Genre: Drama | War
Directed by: Fernando Coimbra
Starring: Henry Cavill, Nicholas Hoult, Glen Powell
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6088.Mine

MINE
Genre: Thriller | War
Directed by: Fabio Guaglione, Fabio Resinaro
Starring: Armie Hammer, Annabelle Wallis, Tom Cullen
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6082.Bitter Harvest

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Genre: Drama | Romance | War
Directed by: George Mendeluk
Starring: Max Irons, Samantha Barks, Terence Stamp
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5870.Allied (100%)

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Genres: Action | Drama | Romance | Thriller | War
Certificate: 14A
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Stars: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris
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5978.Billy Lynns Long Halftime Walk

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Genre: Drama | War
Directed by: Ang Lee
Starring: Joe Alwyn, Garrett Hedlund, Arturo Castro
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5830.Hacksaw Ridge (100%)

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Genre: Drama | History | War
Directed by: Mel Gibson
Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey
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5881.Burn Country

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Genre: Drama | Thriller | War
Directed by: Ian Olds
Starring: Dominic Rains, Melissa Leo, James Franco
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5679.War Dogs (100%)

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Genre: Comedy | Crime | Drama | War
Directed by: Todd Phillips
Starring: Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Steve Lantz
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5599.Free State of Jones (100%)

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Genre: Action | Biography | Drama | History | War
Directed by: Gary Ross
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali
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5621.Sniper Ghost Shooter

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Genre: Action | Drama | War
Directed by: Don Michael Paul
Starring: Billy Zane, Dennis Haysbert, Stephanie Vogt
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5533.Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

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Genre: Comedy | War
Directed by: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Starring: Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman
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5527.Eye in the Sky

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Genre: Drama | Thriller | War
Directed by: Gavin Hood
Starring: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman
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5494.13 Hours The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

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Genre: Action | Drama | Thriller | War
Directed by: Michael Bay
Starring: John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale
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