More Movies Like Many Wars Ago (1970)

Movies like Many Wars Ago (1970).

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The Trench (1999)

Starring: Paul Nicholls, Daniel Craig, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Danny Dyer
Duration: 1h 38mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

The Trench is a 1999 British war film directed by William Boyd and starring Paul Nicholls and Daniel Craig.
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Captain Conan (1996)

Starring: Philippe Torreton, Samuel Le Bihan, Bernard Le Coq, Catherine Rich
Duration: 2h 9mins
Genres: Drama, War

In the French infantry on the Macedonian front during the First World War, Conan, an officer of the elite Chasseurs Alpins, is the charismatic leader of a special squad, many from military prisons, who raid enemy lines at night taking no prisoners.
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Stalingrad (1993)

Starring: Dominique Horwitz, Thomas Kretschmann, Jochen Nickel, Sebastian Rudolph
Duration: 2h 14mins
Genres: Drama, War

In August 1942, German soldiers enjoy leave in Cervo, Liguria, Italy after fighting in North Africa, where Unteroffizier Manfred "Rollo" Rohleder and Obergefreiter Fritz Reiser are both introduced to Leutnant Hans von Witzland, who is their new platoon commander.
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The Passing Bells (2014 - 2014)

Starring: Patrick Gibson, Jack Lowden, Ben McGregor, Matthew Aubrey
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Genres: Drama, War

An epic historical drama spanning the five years of the First World War, as seen through the eyes of two ordinary young soldiers.
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The Hanoi Hilton (1987)

Starring: Michael Moriarty, Paul Le Mat, John Edwin Shaw, Ken Wright
Duration: 2h 5mins
Genres: Drama, War

The Hanoi Hilton is a 1987 Vietnam War film which focuses on the experiences of American prisoners of war who were held in the infamous Hoa Lo Prison in Hanoi during the 1960s and 1970s and the story is told from their perspectives.
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The Lost Battalion (2001)

Starring: Ricky Schroder, Phil McKee, Jamie Harris, Jay Rodan
Duration: 1h 32mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

The movie follows the events and hardships suffered by the nine companies, roughly 550 men, of the United States Army 77th Infantry Division ("Statue of Liberty") that had been completely cut off and surrounded by German forces a short distance away in the Argonne Forest.
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All the King's Men (1999)

Starring: David Jason, Maggie Smith, William Ash, Sonya Walger
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Drama, Mystery, War

The film and book are based on the story of the 1/5th (Territorial) Battalion of the Norfolk Regiment which included men from the King's estate at Sandringham House who had initially been formed in a "Sandringham Company".
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The Lighthorsemen (1987)

Starring: Peter Phelps, Nick Waters, John Larking, John Heywood
Duration: 2h 11mins
Genres: Drama, War

The film follows four Australian cavalrymen (Frank, Scotty, Chiller, and Tas) in Palestine in 1917, part of the 4th Light Horse Brigade of the British and Commonwealth forces.
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Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Starring: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns
Duration: 2h 49mins
Genres: Drama, War

Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 American epic war film directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat.
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All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)

Starring: Richard Thomas, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Ian Holm
Duration: 2h 30mins
Genres: Drama, War

During World War I, 18-year-old Paul Bäumer enlists in the German army with five of his high school friends (Behm, Kropp, Muller, Kemmerich and Leer), after being indoctrinated by Kantorek, their teacher, as to the glory and superiority of German culture.
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The Iron Triangle (1989)

Starring: Beau Bridges, Haing S. Ngor, Liem Whatley, Johnny Hallyday
Duration: 1h 31mins
Genres: Drama, War

The Iron Triangle is a 1989 film about the Vietnam War shot in Sri Lanka and directed by Eric Weston. The story is based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong Soldier.
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The Great War (2019)

Starring: Bates Wilder, Hiram A. Murray, Ron Perlman, Billy Zane
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Drama, War

The Great War is a 2019 American war drama film written and directed by Steven Luke and starring Bates Wilder, Hiram A. Murray, Billy Zane and Ron Perlman .
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Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)

Starring: Gian Maria Volontè, Paolo Bonacelli, Alain Cuny, Lea Massari
Duration: 2h 30mins
Genres: Drama

Carlo Levi is a painter and writer from Turin. He also has a degree in medicine but has never practised it.
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The Thin Red Line (1998)

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Kirk Acevedo
Duration: 2h 50mins
Genres: Drama, War

The Thin Red Line is a 1998 American epic war film written and directed by Terrence Malick.
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El Alamein - the Line of Fire (2002)

Starring: Paolo Briguglia, Pierfrancesco Favino, Luciano Scarpa, Emilio Solfrizzi
Duration: 1h 57mins
Genres: Drama, War

The film opens in October 1942, when young Private Serra (Paolo Briguglia), a university student from Palermo who has volunteered for the Army, is sent to join his assignment in the 28th Infantry Regiment of the 17th Infantry Division Pavia, deployed near Naqb Rala (El Alamein).
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Private Peaceful (2012)

Starring: George MacKay, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Jack O'Connell, Frances de la Tour
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Drama, War

The tale is of a young man named Thomas "Tommo" Peaceful, who tells the story in account format from the past to the present day events of his experiences.
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Anzacs (1985 - 1985)

Starring: Andrew Clarke, Paul Hogan, Jon Blake, Megan Williams
Duration: 2h 45mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

Following the lives of a dozen Australian soldiers who served in the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during World War I which follows them from the 1915 battle of Galipoli, to the brutal trenches of France during the 1916 Somme battles, the 1917 Arias and Vimy Ridge battles to the final 1918 German offensives and the final victory drive as well as the hardships, mid-adventures and the casualties of friends encounted at each one.
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Massacre in Rome (1973)

Starring: Richard Burton, Marcello Mastroianni, Leo McKern, John Steiner
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

The film stars Richard Burton as the Rome Gestapo chief Herbert Kappler, who carries out the killings of 335 mostly randomly and hurriedly selected victims in revenge for partisans killing 33 Germans: using a ratio of ten Italian victims for every German.
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Only the Brave (2006)

Starring: Tamlyn Tomita, Lane Nishikawa, Greg Watanabe, Mark Dacascos
Duration: 1h 39mins
Genres: Drama, War

In 1953, Jimmy Takata (Nishikawa) suffers from "battle fatigue" (posttraumatic stress disorder), to the great concern of his wife, Mary (Tomita).
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