Keyword: world war two

Imitation Game

The Imitation Game (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 11/27/2014
During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting Turing himself on charges of 'gross indecency', an accusation that would lead to his devastating conviction for the criminal offense of homosexuality - little did officials know, they were actually incriminating...

The Master (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 137 minutes Release date: 09/13/2012
World War II vet Freddie Quell is searching for meaning when he stumbles onto Lancaster Dodd, the leader of a movement he calls the Cause. As Freddie gets deeper and deeper into Dodd's system, he begins to wonder if the guru is a genius or a con man.
Kill Your Darlings

Kill Your Darlings (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 10/15/2013
It's 1944, and future Beat Generation icon Allen Ginsberg is studying at Columbia University. He falls for fellow classmate Lucien Carr and strikes up friendships with writers William Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, and with a mysterious outsider named David Krammerer. But when Krammerer turns up dead, Kerouac, Burroughs and Carr are all arrested as suspects in his murder and the lives of these young men...
Suite Francaise

Suite Francaise (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/11/2015
Lucile Angellier awaits news from her husband, a prisoner of war whilst leading a stifled existence with her domineering mother-in-law. Her life turns upside down when Parisian refugees pour into their small town followed by a regiment of German soldiers who take up residence in the villagers' homes. She initially tries to ignore Bruno, the handsome and refined German officer who has been posted...
Railway Man

The Railway Man (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 04/10/2014
When Japanese forces overrun Singapore in 1942, thousands of soldiers are taken prisoner. Eric Lomax, a 21-year-old engineer and railway enthusiast, is sent to work on the construction of the notorious Death Railway in Thailand, where Eric witnesses unimaginable suffering and is tortured for building a secret radio. After the war, he returns home, haunted by the face of one young Japanese officer...

The Outsider (N/A)

Rated: NR Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: N/A
Bless Me, Ultima

Bless Me, Ultima (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 02/21/2013
During World War II, a mysterious medicine woman, Ultima, moves in with young Antonio Marez' family. As she teaches Antonio about the spiritual world, Antonio begins to question the strict Catholic doctrine he has learned from his parents. A series of mysterious events forces Antonio to face difficult questions about good and evil, destiny, and how to reconcile Ultima's abilities with the Catholic...
Wind Rises

The Wind Rises (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
This biographical film is about the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man responsible for the design and creation of the famous Japanese World War II Zero Fighter aircraft. Inspired by the aesthetics of design and the freedom of flying, Jiro pursues a life dedicated to the creation of a beautiful aircraft. Jiro's childhood is filled with dreams of engineering and, in adulthood, he creates an elegant...
Against the Tide

Against the Tide (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 07/06/2014
As the persecution of Jews began in Hitler's Germany, Palestinian activist Peter Bergson came to New York in an attempt to rouse an indifferent community of American Jews to join the fight. Using footage of the era and a never-before-seen 1978 interview with Bergson, the film digs deep into the conflict in the American Jewish community, from the leaders who wanted to avoid making waves to those...

U.S.S. Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/17/2014
Dir: Mario Van Peebles
With: N/A
Jakob the Liar

Jakob the Liar (1999)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 09/23/1999
In Nazi-occupied Poland, Poor Jewish cafe owner Jakob overhears a confidential radio news bulletin signalling Soviet military advances against the Germans. It's the first bit of news the depressed ghetto has received in five years and to keep spirits alive, Jakob conjures up fictitious news bulletins about Allied gains against the Nazis. When a renewed sense of optimism and humor has rejuvenated...

Remember (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/19/2015
Zev and his best friend Max make a pact to devote the rest of their lives to tracking down and taking revenge on the Nazi officer responsible for killing their families in World War II. As Zev's mind falls victim to Alzheimer's disease and Max's body increasingly falls pray to old age, Zev is motivated to undertake a voyage of vengeance before time runs out. But the shock that Zev discovers...

Das Boot (1982)

Rated: R Runtime: 128 minutes Release date: 02/09/1982
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.
Girls in the Band

The Girls in the Band (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 05/09/2013
The poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists, and their groundbreaking journeys from the late 30′s to the present day are recounted. These talented women endured sexism, racism and diminished opportunities for decades, yet continued to persevere in a field that seldom welcomed them, and paved the way for a new breed of women to take their rightful place in the world...
Simon and the Oaks

Simon and the Oaks (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 10/11/2012
Simon grows up in a loving working class family in Gothenburg. Gifted with a high degree of intelligence, he heads into education, but an education normally reserved for men with a certain academic pedigree, against his parents' will. While in school he meets Isak, the son of a wealthy Jewish bookseller who has fled the German persecutions. The boys and their families' lives will interconnect in...
In The Fog

In The Fog (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 06/13/2013
Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation, and local partisans are fighting a brutal resistance campaign. A train is derailed not far from the village, where Sushenya, a rail worker, lives with his family. Innocent Sushenya is arrested with a group of saboteurs, but the German officer makes a decision not to hang him with the others and sets him free. Rumours of...

Courage of Lassie (N/A)

Rated: G Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: N/A

Vielleicht in einem anderen Leben (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/20/2011
April 1945. SS-Obersturmbannführer (First Lieutenant of the SS) leads a group of twenty Jews through Austria. The destination is a concentration camp in Mauthausen. After having shot one of the prisoners purely on a whim he decides to rest at a small village. He stays in the mansion of a large estate, while the prisoners have to stay in a barn. The estate belongs to a couple: Stefan and Traudl...

Alexander Granach - Da geht ein Mensch (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/28/2012
Actor Alexander Granach was born in the 1890s in a small town in Austro-Hungary. Speaking and acting fluently in Yiddish, Russian, Polish, Ukrainian, and Germany, by the 1920s, he was Berlin's most celebrated actors. When Hitler came to power, he relocated to the Soviet Union where he was arrested by Stalin's secret police. Lion Feuchtwanger was able to secure Granach's freedom and the actor made...
Dir: Angelika Wittlich
With: N/A
Artist and the Model

The Artist and the Model (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 08/01/2013
Summer of 1943. In an occupied France, not far away from the Spanish border, a famous sculptor who is tired of life and war finds the desire to work on his last masterpiece when a beautiful young Spanish girl comes knocking after escaping a refugee camp in the South of France.
Artista y la Modelo

El Artista y la Modelo (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/04/2014
Centers on an aging artist in German-occupied France during WWII.
Admiral Yamamoto

Admiral Yamamoto (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/30/2011
In the late 1930's, two sides in Japan are conflicted between joining Germany and Italy in a military alliance. At this time, Isoroku Yamamoto, who strongly opposed the alliance, is appointed commander-in-chief. The following year, Japan, Germany and Italy form the Axis alliance. By April 18, 1942, formations of U.S. bombers, flown from an U.S. aircraft carrier, attacked the Japanese mainland for...
100 Years Of Evil

100 Years Of Evil (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 07/18/2011
A documentary crew tries to discover if Adolf Hitler actually survived World War II in this comedic mockumentary. A Norwegian researcher and a Spanish filmmaker team up to tell the story of Adolf Munchenhauser, a Hitler look-alike captured by the Allied forces in Berlin 1945. The more the documentarians probe into Munchenhauser's life, the more convinced they are that the decoy is actually Hitler...

The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/15/2014
Two decisive naval battles from World War II are reconstructed in the early stages of the conflict. The Battle of Coronel, off the coast of Chile, was a triumph for German Admiral von Spee -- the first defeat of the British navy for a hundred years. The retaliatory strike was instigated six weeks later by ace British tactician Admiral Fisher who sent two new battle cruisers, Invincible and...
Dir: Walter Summers
With: N/A