Movies to Watch If You Like to the Ends of the Earth (2019)

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Female Agents (2008)

Starring: Sophie Marceau, Julie Depardieu, Moritz Bleibtreu, Marie Gillain
Duration: 1h 57mins
Genres: Drama, War

In May 1944 Louise Desfontaines (Sophie Marceau), a member of the French Resistance, flees to Spain after her husband is killed, where she is captured and later expatriated to London.
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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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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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Ambush (1999)

Starring: Peter Franzén, Irina Björklund, Kari Heiskanen, Taisto Reimaluoto
Duration: 2h 3mins
Genres: Drama, War

Ambush (Finnish: Rukajärven tie) is a 1999 Finnish war film directed by Olli Saarela.
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A Soldier's Sweetheart (1998)

Starring: Tony Billy, Christopher Birt, Georgina Cates, Mike Edward
Duration: 1h 52mins
Genres: Drama, War

A Soldier's Sweetheart is a 1998 television film directed by Thomas Michael Donnelly and starring Kiefer Sutherland, Skeet Ulrich, and Georgina Cates.
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Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Starring: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin
Duration: 1h 56mins
Genres: Drama, War

During the United States' involvement in the Vietnam War, a group of recruits arrive at Parris Island.
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The Zookeeper (2001)

Starring: Sam Neill, Gina McKee, Ulrich Thomsen, Om Puri
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Drama, War

In an unspecified Eastern European country, soldiers round up the inhabitants of a village. Ten year old Zioig (Javor Loznica) is separated from his mother.
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84C Mopic (1989)

Starring: Jonathan Emerson, Nicholas Cascone, Jason Tomlins, Christopher Burgard
Duration: 1h 35mins
Genres: Drama, War

84C MoPic (also known as 84 Charlie MoPic) is a 1989 American independent found footage war drama film written and directed by Patrick Sheane Duncan.
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Bat*21 (1988)

Starring: Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, Jerry Reed, David Marshall Grant
Duration: 1h 45mins
Genres: Drama, War

During the last days of the Vietnam War, USAF Lieutenant colonel Iceal E.
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Circle of Deceit (1981)

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Hanna Schygulla, Jean Carmet, Jerzy Skolimowski
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Drama, War

Laschen, a German journalist, travels to the city of Beirut during the fights between Christians and Palestinians to produce an essay about the situation.
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Savior (1998)

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Nastassja Kinski, Pascal Rollin, Catlin Foster
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Drama, War

Joshua Rose (Dennis Quaid), a U. S.
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Murphy's War (1971)

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Siân Phillips, Philippe Noiret, Horst Janson
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Drama, War

In the closing days of World War II, Irishman, Murphy, (Peter O'Toole) is the sole survivor of the crew of a merchant ship, Mount Kyle, which had been sunk by a German U-boat, and the survivors machine-gunned in the water.
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Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)

Starring: Stephen Dillane, Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Emira Nusevic
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Drama, War

In 1992, ITN reporter Michael Henderson travels to Sarajevo, the besieged capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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Carry on Abroad (1972)

Starring: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Comedy

The film opens with pub landlord and frequent holidaymaker Vic Flange (Sid James) openly flirting with the sassy saucepot widow Sadie Tompkins (Barbara Windsor) as his battleaxe wife, Cora (Joan Sims), looks on with disdain.
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Platoon (1986)

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Keith David
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Drama, War

Platoon is a 1986 American war film written and directed by Oliver Stone, starring Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen, Keith David, Kevin Dillon, John C.
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Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Starring: Abraham Attah, Emmanuel Affadzi, Ricky Adelayitor, Andrew Adote
Duration: 2h 17mins
Genres: Drama, War

A civil war is breaking out in an unspecified West African country. A young boy, Agu, lives in a small village with his parents, older brother, and two younger siblings.
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In Darkness (2011)

Starring: Robert Wieckiewicz, Benno Fürmann, Agnieszka Grochowska, Maria Schrader
Duration: 2h 25mins
Genres: Drama, War

In Darkness is a dramatization of a rescue of Jewish refugees during World War II in the German-occupied city Lwów (Lemberg in German, L'viv in Ukrainian).
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Karbala (2015)

Starring: Bartlomiej Topa, Antoni Królikowski, Hristo Shopov, Atheer Adel
Duration: 1h 55mins
Genres: Drama, War

Karbala is a 2015 Polish war drama film based on real events directed by filmmaker Krzysztof Łukaszewicz and set during the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
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Danger Close (2019)

Starring: Travis Fimmel, Toby Blome, Alexander England, Aaron Glenane
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

The film opens with a mortar attack on the 1st Australian Task Force (1 ATF) base at Nui Dat by the Viet Cong (VC) and People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN).