Winning Your Wings

Winning Your Wings 1942

Winning Your Wings is a 1942 short American World War II recruitment film produced by Warner Bros. Studios for the US Army Air Forces, starring Jimmy Stewart. It was aimed at young men who were thinking about joining the Air Force.

Under Southern Stars

Under Southern Stars 1937

Set in the springtime of 1863 in Chancellorsville, Virginia during the War Between the States, this colorful short profiles the heroic Confederate General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson the night before he would meet his fate in battle.

My Heart of Darkness

My Heart of Darkness 2010

Four war-veterans, from different sides, step onto a boat at the mouth of the Kwando river, deep within the African interior. They are on a journey back to the battlefield, the site of the last "great" battle of the Cold War - its inconclusive and a very secret Armageddon, where they as youngsters, once tried to kill each other. But now, twenty years later, they've come together as former enemies, a new unit of disparate souls joined together not only by the common haunting of war trauma, but also by their need to understand, to reconcile, to forgive.

The Codes

The Codes 1966

A father searches for his son, who has been missing since WW II, in post-war Poland. In his quest for the truth about his son, the father is forced to contemplate the elusive and coded nature of truth itself.

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business 1986

1985 documentary film about Min Yasui, an attorney from Oregon, Gordon Hirabayashi, a Quaker college student in Washington, and Fred Korematsu, a San Francisco welder and how their lives were affected by Japanese American internment during World War II.

The Finest Hours

The Finest Hours 1964

A biography of Winston Churchill, shown through re-creations and actual film footage and told by Orson Welles.

Heartbreak Ridge

Heartbreak Ridge 1955

Garcet, a young French officer just out of military school, joins the French Batallion of the United Nations Forces fighting in Korea.

The Last Day of the War

The Last Day of the War 1970

George Maharis and a Spanish-Italian cast don't inspire confidence, but for a low-budget international effort, this is actually poignant and insightful in spots. The dubbing is inconsistent and annoying however, so any one who has the option of watching and understanding the Spanish-language version should do so.

The Death Sentence

The Death Sentence 1980

A spy thriller set in 1943 when the Polish Resistance was killing SS- officers and collaborators in Lublin and Zamosc. Polish hitman romances with "officer's lady" while he is setting up her boyfriend for his sentence of death. In the end, he loses out to a collaborator living next door.

White Explosion

White Explosion 1969

1942, the German Wehrmacht is trying to capture the Baku oilfields at the Black sea. Their biggest obstacle are the Caucasian Mountains and few Russians soldiers to stop them. The story revolves around an important Mountain Pass, that is heavily contested by both sides.

1942

1942 2005

On the 60th anniversary of World War II, Boku Films presents 1942, a suspenseful horror movie set against an unforgettable war. The year is 1942. The setting - Malaya.

The Road to Glory

The Road to Glory 1936

The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment. As men are killed and replaced jaunty Lt. Denet becomes more and more somber. His rival for the affection of nurse Monique is Capt. La Roche. Written by Ed Stephan

They Dare Not Love

They Dare Not Love 1941

An Austrian prince flees his homeland when the Nazis take over and settles in London. He meets a beautiful Austrian émigré who makes him realize his mistake in leaving. He makes a deal with the Nazis to return in exchange for some Austrian prisoners, but discovers that the Nazis are not to be trusted.

Surrender - Hell!

Surrender - Hell! 1959

Director John Barnwell's 1959 WWII drama stars Keith Andes as an American soldier in the Philippines who trains a village of headhunters to fight the Japanese. Also in the cast are Susan Cabot and Paraluman.

China Venture

China Venture 1953

Director Don Siegel's 1953 World War II drama, about American soldiers undertaking a mission to capture a Japanese admiral who had survived an air crash in China, stars Edmond O'Brien, Barry Sullivan, Jocelyn Brando, Leo Gordon, Philip Ahn, Richard Loo, Frank Wilcox, Dabbs Greer, Alvy Moore, Leon Askin, Todd Karns and Dayton Lummis.

Rendezvous with Annie

Rendezvous with Annie 1946

A homesick American soldier stationed in England, during WWII, makes an unauthorized (a.w.o.l) trip on an American Air Force plane to the United States to see his wife, and then hops the plane back to England, with only his wife knowing he was home for a few hours. Later, she learns that she is pregnant and, to disclose that her husband had paid her a visit would get him into trouble and she does not, the townspeople are unanimous in their condemnation of her. But, when her husband is discharged, he enlists the aid of a nightclub singer, the only other person who knew he came home, and the gossips are left to find something else to prattle on about. (Les Adams)