Keyword: WWII

Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 03/06/2014
This is the tale of the adventures of Gustave H., a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune -- all against the backdrop of a suddenly and dramatically changing continent.
Master

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.
Captain America: The First Avenger

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 07/21/2011
Horrified by newsreel footage of the Nazis in Europe, Steve Rogers is inspired to enlist in the army. Because of his frailty and sickness, Rogers is rejected but later offered the opportunity to take part in a special experiment called Operation: Rebirth. After weeks of tests, Rogers is administered the Super-Solider Serum and bombarded by "vita-rays," awakening from the treatment as Captain...
Schindler's List

Schindler's List (1993)

Rated: R Runtime: 185 minutes Release date: 12/14/1993
The true story of Austrian industrialist Oskar Schindler, who harbored Polish Jews during WWII by using them as workers in his factory. Schindler saved 1,100 Jews from certain death.
Atonement

Atonement (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 12/06/2007
In 1935, 13-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister, Cecilia. Cecilia, he...
Valkyrie

Valkyrie (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 12/24/2008
A proud military man, Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg is a loyal officer who loves his country but has been forced to watch with horror as the rise of Hitler has led to the events of World War II. He has continued his military service, all the while hoping someone will find a way to stop Hitler before Europe and Germany are destroyed. Realizing time is running out, Stauffenberg decides he must...
Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Rated: PG Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 06/11/1981
Archeologist and university professor Indiana Jones must retrieve the mythic Lost Ark of the Covenant before it gets into the hands of Adolf Hitler who plans on using its power to guarantee his global conquest.
Monuments Men

The Monuments Men (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 02/06/2014
This true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, focuses on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. It would be an impossible mission: with the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could...
Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Rated: R Runtime: 170 minutes Release date: 07/23/1998
James Ryan, who has parachuted into France during the Allied invasion of Europe, has just lost three brothers in combat. Government policy dictates that he should return home lest his family be deprived of all its male offspring. A team of soldiers, led by Captain John Miller and fresh from the beaches of Normandy, is assembled to find and save Private Ryan.
Life Is Beautiful

Life Is Beautiful (1998)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 10/22/1998
In 1939, Guido, an Italian Jew, falls in love with Dora, who isn't Jewish. He woos her away from the Fascist official she has been dating, and they get married. Their son Giosue grows up among growing anti-Semitism. As the war progresses, Guido and Giosue are arrested and taken to a concentration camp. Dora goes too, determined not to separate the family. In the midst of the horrors of the camp...
Requiem for A Dream

Requiem for A Dream (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 10/05/2000
Evoking the inner landscape of human beings longing to connect, to love and feel loved, is this parable of happiness gloriously found and tragically lost. Parallel stories are linked by the relationship between the lonely, widowed Sara Goldfard and her sweet but aimless son, Harry. The plump Sara, galvanized by the prospect of appearing on a TV game show, has started on a dangerous diet regimen to...
Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 154 minutes Release date: 08/20/2009
In the first year of the German occupation of France, Shosanna Dreyfus witnesses the execution of her family at the hand of Nazi Colonel Hans Landa. Shosanna narrowly escapes and flees to Paris where she forges a new identity as the owner and operator of a cinema. Elsewhere in Europe, Lieutenant Aldo Raine organizes a group of Jewish American soldiers to perform swift, shocking acts of retribution...
Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor (2001)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 182 minutes Release date: 05/24/2001
On a sleepy Sunday morning in December as children played and families prayed, squadrons of Japanese war planes screamed across the skies of a Hawaiian paradise and launched a surprise attack on the U.S. armed forces at Pearl Harbor--the infamous day that jolted America from peaceful isolationism to total war and altered the course of world history. The story focuses on the life changing events...
Twin Sisters

Twin Sisters (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 135 minutes Release date: 05/05/2005
After the deaths of their parents, the inseparable twin sisters Anna and Lotte Bamberg are crudely separated at the age of six. Anna remains in Germany, growing up in relatively harsh circumstances on the farm of her uncle Heinrich and his wife Martha. The sickly Lotte is given a loving home in the Netherlands by her distant relations, the Rockanjes. In the years following their separation, the...
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...
Australia

Australia (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 155 minutes Release date: 11/25/2008
In Australia, on the brink of World War II, an English aristocrat travels to the faraway continent, where she meets a rough-hewn local and reluctantly agrees to join forces with him to save the land she inherited. Together, they embark upon a transforming journey across hundreds of miles of the world's most beautiful yet unforgiving terrain, only to still face the bombing of the city of Darwin by...
Pianist

The Pianist (2002)

Rated: R Runtime: 149 minutes Release date: 12/26/2002
An adaptation based on the autobiography of the acclaimed Polish composer, Wladyslaw Szpilman, who detailed his survival during World War II, and narrowly escaped a roundup that sent his family to a death camp. A composer and pianist, Szpilman played the last live music heard over Polish radio airwaves before Nazi artillery hit. There, in Poland, Szpilman struggled to stay alive--even when cast...
Sound of Music

The Sound of Music (1965)

Rated: G Runtime: 174 minutes Release date: 03/30/1965
A former nun leaves the convent to become a governess for the seven children of a wealthy, Austrian widower who has grown into a cold disciplinarian. Soon, the she opens the children to the wonders of life and the joy of music - and eventually softens the heart of their father and gains his love.
King's Speech

The King's Speech (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 11/25/2010
After the death of his father King George V and the scandalous abdication of King Edward VIII, Bertie who has suffered from a debilitating speech impediment all his life, is suddenly crowned King George VI of England. With his country on the brink of war and in desperate need of a leader, his wife, Elizabeth, the future Queen Mother, arranges for her husband to see an eccentric speech therapist...
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...

Ithaca (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/19/2014
In 1942 in Ithaca, a small town in California's San Joaquin Valley, young Homer Macauley wants to be the best bike messenger to ever live. His older brother is off fighting World War II, with Homer tending to his widowed mother, his older sister, and 4-year-old brother. As Homer delivers messages, he grapples with one that will change him forever - from a boy into a man. A story of war's impact...
Unbroken

Unbroken (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/24/2014
The life story of Lou Zamperini, a high school track star who made an appearance in the 1936 Olympics. In World War II he was in the United States Air Force and his plane crashed in the Pacific. He survived without food and water for 47 days until washing up ashore on a Japanese island behind enemy lines, where he was held as a prisoner of war for two years and tortured by his captors.
League of Their Own

A League of Their Own (1992)

Rated: PG Runtime: 128 minutes Release date: 06/30/1992
Story of the formation of the first professional female baseball league, during World War II.
Flags of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 131 minutes Release date: 10/19/2006
It is the most memorable photograph of World War II, among the greatest pictures ever taken. The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for photography and one of the most-reproduced images in the history of photography, the picture has inspired postage stamps, posters, the covers of countless magazines and newspapers, and even the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. "Raising the Flag on Iwo...

The Woman In Gold (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/28/2014