Any good WW 2 movies?
Anyone know any good WW 2 movies like saving private ryan, flags of our fathers, letters from Iwo Jima etc
- 10 years agoFavorite Answer
GREAT WW2 MOVIES!!!
The Dirty Dozen- During World War II, an American Major is given the task of recruiting 12 soldiers from an American military prison death roll for a special guerilla mission that will give them the chance to regain their honor. They must parachute in onto a German officers island party in an assassination attempt, only knowing too well that it will practically be, a suicide mission!
(Starring: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, John Cassavetes, and Richard Jaeckel)
Official Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=377De8wshjk
Saving Private Ryan- James Ryan, who has parachuted into France during the Allied invasion of Europe, has just lost three brothers in combat. Government policy dictates that he should return home lest his family be deprived of all its male offspring. A team of soldiers, led by Captain John Miller and fresh from the beaches of Normandy, is assembled to find and save Private Ryan, they must face snipers, machine guns, traitors, tanks, and German squads, just to save....One man!
(Starring: Matt Damon, Bryan Cranston, Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, and Edward Burns)
Official Movie Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMfUiwIjDdM
Inglourious Basterds- In German-occupied France, Shosanna Dreyfus witnesses the execution of her family at the hand of Nazi Colonel Hans Landa. Shosanna narrowly escapes and flees to Paris, where she forges a new identity as the owner and operator of a cinema. Elsewhere in Europe, Lieutenant Aldo Raine organizes a group of Jewish soldiers to engage in targeted acts of retribution. Known to their enemy as "The Basterds," Raine's squad joins German actress and undercover agent Bridget Von Hammersmark on a mission to take down the leaders of The Third Reich. Fates converge under a cinema marquee, where Shosanna is poised to carry out a revenge plan of her own...
(Starring: Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Mike Myers, Michael Fassbenderr, Diane Kruger, Daniel Bruhl, Til Schweiger, Melanie Laurent, B.J. Novak and Samm Levine)
Official Movie Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sQhTVz5IjQ
Valkyrie- Tom Cruise stars in the true story of Col. Claus von Stauffenberg and the daring plot to eliminate one of the most evil tyrants the world has ever known. Adolf Hitler.
(Starring: Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Carice Van Houten, Thomas Kretschmann, Eddie Izzard and Terence Stamp)
Official Movie Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHtCaVtryiE
Battle of the Bulge (1965 Version)- In December 1944, the Allies take longer than expected to win a land battle in the Ardennes because of a crack Nazi Panzer commander.
(Starring: Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan, Dana Andrews, and George Montgomery)
Official Movie Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcv9YBcQe_A
The Longest Day- The story of the Allied invasion of Normandy in World War II. Following dozens of characters who together re-create the historical events of five separate invasion points that made up the operation.
(Starring: Eddie Albert, Paul Anka, Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, and Richard Beymer)
Official Movie Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bc7RGP0ykY8
Flying Tigers- John Wayne is the leader of a squadron of American pilots-for-hire in China, pre-Pearl Harbor. The men are wildly outnumbered by the Japanese, and also deal with difficulties within their own ranks. Excellent air combat scenes, some taut military-court drama, and even a little romance between Wayne and a lovely British nurse.
(Starring: John Wayne, John Carroll, Anna Lee, Paul Kelly, and Gordon Jones)
Official Movie Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IolXtL5piIM
The Great Escape- Drama based on Paul Brickhill's factual account of the efforts of Allied prisoners to break out of Stalag Luft North during World War II.
(Starring: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, and Charles Bronson)
Official Movie Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkwmIDx9RwQ
Das Boot (The Boat)- In 1941, a German U-boat undertakes a dangerous mission from La Rochelle to Spain and back. The Captain, a sensitive man hardened by the responsibility of too many underwater missions, must command and inspire his crew while trying to carry out nearly impossible orders. The Correspondent, a pink-cheeked newcomer, will face more tragedy and horror than he can ever imagine.
(Starring: Jurgen Prochnow, Herbert Gronemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch, and Martin Semmelrogge)
Official Movie Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNMhyl3t0fU
I really enjoyed these movies and I hope that you will too!! Good luck with finding some more!! And I'll try to think of some more as well to post for you!Source(s): Youtube, me, and the back of some movie covers!!! :)
- 10 years ago
The best movies I've ever seen in my life : " Full Metal Jacket "," Enemy at the Gates ", " Stalingrad ", " Days of Glory ", " The Great Escape ", " Kelly's Heroes ", " Bridge on the River Kwai ", " The Thin Red Line " and the best ever " Das Boot ". I hope you watch at least some of these, be sure to get back with feedback.
- Anonymous10 years ago
Windtalkers,The Big Red One,The Battle Of The Bulge.
- ericscribenerLv 710 years ago
The Longest Day
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- 10 years ago
Spongebob Squarepants: The movie or what ever it was called.
It's got a lot of blood and guts in it.
- 10 years ago
"Band of Brothers" and "The Pacific." They're miniseries, however, they're the best WWII films I've ever seen.Source(s): Personal Experience