"War and Anti-War Films" often acknowledge the horror and heartbreak of war, letting the actual combat fighting or conflict (against nations or humankind) provide the primary plot or background for the action of the film. Typical elements in the action-oriented war plots include POW camp experiences and escapes, submarine warfare, espionage, personal heroism, "war is hell" brutalities, air dogfights, tough trench/infantry experiences, or male-bonding buddy adventures during wartime. Themes explored in war films include combat, survivor and escape stories, tales of gallant sacrifice and struggle, studies of the futility and inhumanity of battle, the effects of war on society, and intelligent and profound explorations of the moral and human issues. Listed below are all the very best of this genre. Scroll yer heart out....
Based on a true story about WWI veteran Sergeant King (Kenneth Cranham) and young Private Cuthbertson (Leo Bill), two dentists who, during WW2, are tu... Read more
Based on the autobiographical novel by Philippe Grimbert, this moving drama recalls the tragic events that occurred during the German occupation of Fr... Read more
Volume 1 contains Series 1 & 2. 12 episodes. During the Second World War, a small town in France is under occupation. The community has to live in a w... Read more
Volume 2 contains Series 3. 12 episodes. It's 1941, the war on the Russian front is expanding, and the Germans are less patient than they were last ye... Read more
Volume 3 contains Series 4. 12 episodes. It's 1942 and Villeneuve is now in it's third year of Nazi occupation. A carriage of Jewish prisoners is brou... Read more
Volume 4 contains Series 5. Summer 1943. The announcement of the STO, an order for all young men to be taken into forced labour, shakes France to its... Read more