Tag: u.s. military

The Victors (1963) 7

The Victors (1963)

Storyline:War has no victors, only survivors. Killing destroys the killers as well as the killed; because it murders decency, self-respect and ultimately life itself. The story follows in the footsteps of a squad of y...

Submarine Command (1951) 6.3

Submarine Command (1951)

Storyline:Submarine commander Ken White is forced to suddenly submerge, leaving his captain and another crew member to die outside the sub during WW II. Subsequent years of meaningless navy ground assignments and the ...

The Strange One (1957) 6.9

The Strange One (1957)

Storyline:Jocko De Paris, cadet leader in a Southern military academy, so manipulates events that George Avery, Jr., son of the school's executive officer, is found drunk and expelled. Through various pressures, Jocko...

Catch-22 (1970) 7.2

Catch-22 (1970)

Storyline:A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of a "military mentalit...

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) 8.1

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Storyline:The story concentrates on the social re-adjustment of three World War II servicemen, each from a different station of society. Al Stephenson returns to an influential banking position, but finds it hard to r...

Never So Few (1959) 5.9

Never So Few (1959)

Storyline:Captain Tom Reynolds and his band of skilled OSS operatives are in WWII Burma to arm and train the Kachin natives. But jungle combat, particularly against a Japanese army as familiar with the terrain as the ...

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) 7.9

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

Storyline:The island of Iwo Jima stands between the American military force and the home islands of Japan. Therefore the Imperial Japanese Army is desperate to prevent it from falling into American hands and providing...

Men in War (1957) 7.3

Men in War (1957)

Storyline:In Korea, on 6 September 1950, Lieutenant Benson's platoon finds itself isolated in enemy-held territory after a retreat. Soon they are joined by Sergeant Montana, whose overriding concern is caring for his ...

An Officer and a Gentleman (1982) 7

An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)

Storyline:Zack Mayo is a young man who has signed up for Navy Aviation Officer Candidate School. He is a Navy brat who has a bad attitude problem. Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley is there to train and evaluate him, and wi...