Keyword: prisoner of war

Letters From Iwo Jima

Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 141 minutes Release date: 12/19/2006
Sixty-one years ago, U.S. and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, several hundred letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil. The letters give faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them. The Japanese soldiers are sent to Iwo Jima knowing that, in all probability, they will not come back. Among them are Saigo, a baker who...
Fort McCoy

Fort McCoy (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 08/14/2014
Frank Stirn moves with his family to become a barber for the American Army and POW camp at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, in the summer of 1944. Embittered that he cannot fight, Frank must take a stand when a Nazi SS Officer threatens his wife. Her Catholic sister falls for a Jewish soldier haunted by the battle of Monte Cassino and the death of his best friend. Frank's daughter befriends a German...
Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Rated: R Runtime: 183 minutes Release date: 11/29/1978
A group of Russian-American friends from a small Pennsylvannia industrial town prepare to leave for Vietnam. When they return from the war, their lives are indelibly changed.
Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 161 minutes Release date: 11/29/1957
British POWs in Burma are employed by the Japanese to build a bridge; meanwhile, British agents seek to destroy it. After surrendering his unit to the Japanese. Colonel Nicholson demands his men behave by the book, and refuses to cooperate with the equally dutiful Japanese commander. When the Japapese insist that the POWs build a bridge, they decide to build the best one possible, thereby...