Best  World War II Movies

A Listmania! list by "hansenpe3"
 
The Great Escape
1.  The Great Escape DVD ~ Steve McQueen
The list author says:
  "Excellent, Best World War II Movie Made"
$5.98   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (876 customer reviews)

The Dirty Dozen
2.  The Dirty Dozen DVD ~ Lee Marvin
The list author says:
  "Hilarious, fun to watch"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (410 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Guns of Navarone
3.  The Guns of Navarone DVD ~ David Niven
The list author says:
  "Excellent WWII fiction about blowing up a mountain with guns in it"
$6.82   Used & New from: $0.30
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (616 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Longest Day
4.  The Longest Day DVD ~ John Wayne
The list author says:
  "Good movie for a general run down of the events that occurred before and on D-Day, John Wayne is so cheesy in this"
$13.90   Used & New from: $5.49
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (768 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Patton
5.  Patton DVD ~ George C. Scott
The list author says:
  "George C. Scott is one the best actors ever and pulls it off without a hitch as Patton.  Scott is Patton"
$10.73   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,231 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Bridge on the River Kwai (Limited Edition)
6.  The Bridge on the River Kwai (Limited Edition) DVD ~ William Holden
The list author says:
  "Great fictional account of building and destroying a bridge built by prison inmates of the Japanese Army"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (630 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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Midway (Collector's Edition)
7.  Midway (Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Charlton Heston
The list author says:
  "Pretty good depiction of events, the battle scenes between the carriers are awesome.  Charlton Heston is barely tolerable in this. Look for Larry Hagman in this (J.R. from Dallas)"
$7.48   Used & New from: $2.17
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (923 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

In Harm's Way
8.  In Harm's Way DVD ~ John Wayne
The list author says:
  "Another great one, just after the attack at Pearl Harbor, lives of several men leading to an attack in the Solomon Islands or something like that"
$13.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,544 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Run Silent, Run Deep
9.  Run Silent, Run Deep DVD ~ Clark Gable
The list author says:
  "Haven't seen it but I'll review it eventually"
$16.99   Used & New from: $2.37
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (201 customer reviews)

Battleground [VHS]
10.  Battleground [VHS] VHS Van Johnson
The list author says:
  "Best movie about the battle of the bulge.  Gritty and not a typical pretty depiction of war for its time"
$11.95   Used & New from: $0.75
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (203 customer reviews)

Von Ryan's Express
11.  Von Ryan's Express DVD ~ Frank Sinatra
The list author says:
  "Total adventure the whole time.  This movie is so intense and I have to admit Ol' Blues (sinatra) was pretty good in this.  Trevor Howard is the Major in this and he's awesome"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (238 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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From Here to Eternity
12.  From Here to Eternity DVD ~ Burt Lancaster
The list author says:
  "Montgomery Clift is awesome as a former boxer in the army during Pearl Harbor bombing, he gives the movie so much mood its freaky, awesome movie"
$8.31   Used & New from: $1.96
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (292 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Thin Red Line
13.  The Thin Red Line DVD ~ Jim Caviezel
The list author says:
  "Haven't seen it but I'll review it eventually"
$6.20   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,151 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Desert Rats
14.  The Desert Rats DVD ~ Richard Burton
The list author says:
  "Haven't seen it but I'll review it eventually"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

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The Bridge at Remagen
15.  The Bridge at Remagen DVD ~ George Segal
The list author says:
  "Haven't seen it but I'll review it eventually"
$12.81   Used & New from: $0.24
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (136 customer reviews)

The Devil's Brigade
16.  The Devil's Brigade DVD ~ William Holden
The list author says:
  "Haven't seen it but I'll review it eventually"
$12.78   Used & New from: $2.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (159 customer reviews)

Halls of Montezuma
17.  Halls of Montezuma DVD ~ Richard Widmark
The list author says:
  "Haven't seen it but I'll review it eventually"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews)

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Stalag 17
18.  Stalag 17 DVD ~ William Holden
The list author says:
  "Billy Wilder was the best director of his time and made this great movie about betrayal and misjudgement in a WWII prison camp"
$7.43   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (301 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Guadalcanal Diary
19.  Guadalcanal Diary DVD ~ Preston Foster
The list author says:
  "Haven't seen it but I'll review it eventually"
$9.19   Used & New from: $3.39
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)

Windtalkers
20.  Windtalkers DVD ~ Nicolas Cage
The list author says:
  "Pretty good action, dialogue not so great, but pretty entertaining"
$5.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (524 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Saving Private Ryan (Single-Disc Special Limited Edition)
21.  Saving Private Ryan (Single-Disc Special Limited Edition) DVD ~ Tom Hanks
The list author says:
  "Definitely a realistic depiction, Chalk up another friend-to-all-mankind movie for Tom Hanks, surprised Meg Ryan didn't show up on Omaha beach whining about how she just can't find Mr. Right"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,525 customer reviews) | 18 customer discussions

Band of Brothers
22.  Band of Brothers DVD ~ Damian Lewis
The list author says:
  "Another Spielberg/Hanks consummation of minds.  They always act like their the first ones to discover about World War II"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11,336 customer reviews) | 43 customer discussions

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Stalingrad
23.  Stalingrad DVD ~ Dominique Horwitz
The list author says:
  "Foreign movie about the battle of Stalingrad, where half the german army froze to death and the tide of WWII really swayed in the allies favor on the eastern front"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (286 customer reviews)

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Tora! Tora! Tora!
24.  Tora! Tora! Tora! DVD ~ Martin Balsam
The list author says:
  "Good not so melodramatic depiction of the events of Pearl Harbor bombing"
$12.73   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (988 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

A Bridge Too Far
25.  A Bridge Too Far DVD ~ Dirk Bogarde
The list author says:
  "Lots of actors, look for Bob Redford, Michael Caine, etc., etc."
$5.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (454 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions