Category Archives: War

The Man with the Iron Heart

Release 2017

Genre Action, Biography, Thriller, War

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Director: Cédric Jimenez
Writers: Laurent Binet, Audrey Diwan, David Farr, Cédric Jimenez
Stars: Rosamund Pike, Jack Reynor, Mia Wasikowska, Jason Clarke, Jack O'Connell
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3296908/

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".

An Ordinary Man

Release 2017

Genre Action, Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Brad Silberling
Stars: Ben Kingsley, Hera Hilmar, Peter Serafinowicz, Robert Blythe, Edmund Kingsley
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1785288/

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

The Beguiled

Release 2017

Genre Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Sofia Coppola
Writers: Thomas Cullinan, Albert Maltz, Irene Kamp, Sofia Coppola
Stars: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, Oona Laurence
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5592248/

The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls' school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.

Megan Leavey

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Drama, War

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Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Writers: Pamela Gray, Annie Mumolo, Tim Lovestedt
Stars: Kate Mara, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford, Ramon Rodriguez, Edie Falco
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4899370/

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.

The Wall

Release 2017

Genre Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Doug Liman
Writers: Dwain Worrell
Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena, Laith Nakli
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4218696/

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

The Ottoman Lieutenant

Release 2017

Genre Drama, War

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Director: Joseph Ruben
Writers: Jeff Stockwell
Stars: Michiel Huisman, Hera Hilmar, Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Haluk Bilginer
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4943322/

The Ottoman Lieutenant is a love story between an idealistic American nurse and a Turkish officer in World War I.

The Journey(HC)

Release 2016

Genre Drama, Romance, War

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Director: Nick Hamm
Writers: Colin Bateman
Stars: Toby Stephens, Freddie Highmore, John Hurt, Catherine McCormack, Timothy Spall
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4826674/

A fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland - firebrand Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness - who are forced to take a short journey together in which they will take the biggest leap of faith and change the course of history.

Wonder Woman

Release 2017

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War

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Director: Patty Jenkins
Writers: Allan Heinberg, Zack Snyder, Jason Fuchs, William Moulton Marston
Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0451279/

Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

The Zookeeper's Wife

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Drama, War

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Director: Niki Caro
Writers: Angela Workman, Diane Ackerman
Stars: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl, Timothy Radford, Efrat Dor
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1730768/

The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.

War Machine

Release 2017

Genre Comedy, Drama, War

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Director: David Michôd
Writers: Michael Hastings, David Michôd
Stars: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hayes, John Magaro, Anthony Michael Hall, Emory Cohen
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4758646/

An absurdist war story for our times, writer-director David Michôd (Animal Kingdom) recreates a U.S. General's roller-coaster rise and fall as part reality, part savage parody - raising the specter of just where the line between them lies today. His is an exploration of a born leader's ultra-confident march right into the dark heart of folly. At the story's core is Brad Pitt's sly take on a successful, charismatic four-star general who leapt in like a rock star to command NATO forces in Afghanistan, only to be taken down by a journalist's no-holds-barred exposé.

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