War

Anatahan

Anatahan

Director: Josef von Sternberg
Year: 1953

NEW RESTORATION!  Inspired by an actual event during WWII, Josef von Sternberg's Anatahan, tells the story of a dozen Japanese sailors who are stranded on the remote island of Anatahan during the waning days of the war. The war ends, unbeknownst to the men, and they engage in their own private war for dominance of their island domain and possession of the sole woman in their midst, Keiko (Akemi Negishi), the so-called "Queen Bee" of Anatahan.

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Armadillo

Armadillo

Director: Janus Metz
Year: 2010

Janus Metz's Armadillo follows a platoon of Danish soldiers on a six-month tour of Afghanistan in 2009. An intimate, visually stunning account of both the horror and growing cynicism of modern warfare that provoked a national debate over government policy and the rules of engagement.

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Attack

Attack

Director: Robert Aldrich
Year: 1956

When Lieutenant Joe Costa learns that his men died because their commander, Captain Cooney, was too much of a coward to join the fight, Costa issues a serious warning: Don’t let it happen again!

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Bat 21

Bat 21

Director: Peter Markle
Year: 1988

Gene Hackman and Danny Glover portray a pair of valiant American soldiers up against impossible odds for survival and rescue within war-torn Vietnam.

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Ambush Bay

Ambush Bay

Director: Ron Winston
Year: 1966

General MacArthur doesn't know it, but he's headed for an ambush. Hugh O'Brian (Ten Little Indians), Mickey Rooney (The Secret Invasion) and James Mitchum (Trackdown) star in this top-notch WWII nail-biter that'll keep you on the edge of your seat with consistent excitement right until the explosive end.

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Beachhead

Beachhead

Director: Stuart Heisler
Year: 1954

Screen icon Tony Curtis (The Vikings) blends hard-hitting toughness and humor as a Marine who must battle Japanese soldiers, private demons and fellow Marines in this gripping World War II saga. Four Marines embark on a hazardous island mission to verify reports about a secret Japanese minefield.

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Beaufort

Beaufort

Director: Joseph Cedar
Year: 2007

Oscar Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, BEAUFORT chronicles the final days of an Israeli army unit's tense, painful withdrawal in 2000 from a strategic bunker inside a 12th century Crusader fortress near the Lebanese border, marking the end of nearly two decades of controversial occupation.

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Caterpillar

Caterpillar

Director: Kôji Wakamatsu
Year: 2010

Caterpillar tells the story of a village woman given the grueling task of looking after (and fulfilling the sexual needs of) her quadruple amputee husband, a Japanese soldier in the Second Sino-Japanese War who has been decreed a "War God" by the Emperor. The film serves as a powerful indictment of Japan's militaristic, nationalistic past.

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China

China

Director: John Farrow
Year: 1943

An American gasoline salesman in 1941 China, joins a band of guerrillas on a daring heist.

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Commissar

Commissar

Director: Alexander Askoldov
Year: 1967

At last on DVD - Aleksandr Askoldov's Commissar assumes its overdue place as a milestone of character-driven, visually poetic world cinema.

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