Tag Archives: war
Tomorrow Is Forever (1946) Irving Pichel, Claudette Colbert, Orson Welles, George Brent, Drama, Romance, War
Take the High Ground! (1953) Richard Brooks, Richard Widmark, Karl Malden, Elaine Stewart, Drama, War
Sgt. Thorne Ryan, who once fought bravely in Korea, now serves as a hard-nosed drill instructor to new Army recruits at Fort Bliss, Texas. But is he really the man he is often described as? His fellow instructor, and friend helps him to face the ghosts of his past experiences in Korea. One night in a bar across the border in Juarez, Mexico, Sgt. Ryan meets a lady who begins to turn his life around. Will this be enough to help him deal with the past? Or will he continue to be so hard on his troops?
Waterloo Bridge (1931) James Whale, Mae Clarke, Douglass Montgomery, Doris Lloyd, Drama, Romance, War
In World War I London, Myra is an American out of work chorus girl making ends meet by picking up men on Waterloo Bridge. During a Zeppelin air raid she meets Roy, a naive young American who enlisted in the Canadian army. They fall for each other, and he tricks Myra into visiting his family who live in a country estate outside London, where his step-father is a retired British Major. However Myra is reluctant to continue the relationship with Roy, because she has not told him about her past.
American Marines storm ashore on a Japanese-held island and push inland while their enemy plans a counterattack, in this look at warfare. Fighting men on both sides are haunted by memories of home and the horrifying, sickening images they experience in combat.
Köshpendiler / Nomad: The Warrior (2005) Sergey Bodrov, Ivan Passer, Kuno Becker, Jason Scott Lee, Jay Hernandez, Drama, History, War
Rebirth of a nation. Not since Genghis Khan has anyone united the Kazakh tribes. Jungar tribesmen of Mongolia rule Kazakh land, but a prophecy has it that a descendant of Genghis will unite his people. Oraz the Wise travels the land looking for the child who will fulfill the prophecy. He finds that infant and protects him from the warriors of Galdan, the Jungar king. Oraz recruits one lad from each Kazakh tribe and teaches them the art of war, loyalty, and camaraderie. Two are the best: Mansur and Erali. They are like brothers. Each must prove himself; both fall in love with the same young woman; both fall into enemy hands. At what cost does a prophecy come to pass?
Seven Thunders (1957) Hugo Fregonese, Stephen Boyd, James Robertson Justice, Tony Wright, Drama, Romance, War
Una vita difficile / A Difficult Life (1961) Dino Risi, Alberto Sordi, Lea Massari, Franco Fabrizi, Comedy, Drama, War
Pigulki dla Aurelii / Pills for Aurelia (1958) Stanislaw Lenartowicz, Jerzy Adamczak, Andrzej Hrydzewicz, Jaroslaw Kuszewski, Action, Drama, War
Action drama that takes place in Poland during World War 2. Soldiers of the Polish underground resistance army (AK – National Army) prepares to break into a prison to release their friend imprisoned by Gestapo. The story focuses on their attempt to attempt to acquire guns, but the plot is not going according to the plan…