Tag: year 1944

Rome, Open City (1945) 8

Rome, Open City (1945)

Storyline:The location: Nazi occupied Rome. As Rome is classified an open city, most Romans can wander the streets without fear of the city being bombed or them being killed in the process. But life for Romans is stil...

The Way We Were (1973) 7.1

The Way We Were (1973)

Storyline:The often unlikely joint lives of Katie Morosky and Hubbell Gardiner from the late 1930s to the late 1950s is presented, over which time, they are, in no particular order, strangers, acquaintances, friends, ...

The Edelweiss Pirates (2004) 6.1

The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)

Storyline:Cologne-Ehrenfeld, November 1944. They're young, wild and rebellious, like young people anywhere and in any time. But working-class boys Karl and his younger brother Peter are Edelweiss Pirates. They oppose ...

Churchill (2017) 6.1

Churchill (2017)

Storyline:June 1944. Allied Forces stand on the brink: a massive army is secretly assembled on the south coast of Britain, poised to re-take Nazi-occupied Europe. One man stands in their way: Winston Churchill. Behind...

Merrill’s Marauders (1962) 6.6

Merrill’s Marauders (1962)

Storyline:Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka "Merrill's Marauders", behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina, pushing beyond t...

Decision Before Dawn (1951) 7.2

Decision Before Dawn (1951)

Storyline:WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two Germa...

Female Agents (2008) 6.8

Female Agents (2008)

Storyline:In 1944, in London, Lieutenant Pierre Desfontaines assigns his sister Louise Desfontaines to convince three other women to form a five-woman task force under his command to rescue a British geologist from a ...

The 25th Reich (2012) 3.3

The 25th Reich (2012)

Storyline:Introducing a crazy new genre mash-up from Australian director, Stephen Amis. A WWII sci-fi adventure - full of time-travel, duplicitous Nazi robots, faulty spaceships and giant mega-fauna... Based on the cl...

D-Day: Normandy 1944 (2014) 7.3

D-Day: Normandy 1944 (2014)

Storyline:June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. Yet, few know in detail exactly why and how, from the end of 1943 through August 1944, this region became the most import...

The Incident (TV Movie 1990) 7

The Incident (TV Movie 1990)

Storyline:Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the town's only doctor (B...

A Midnight Clear (1992) 7.1

A Midnight Clear (1992)

Storyline:Set in 1944 France, in the Ardennes forest region, an American Intelligence Squad locates a German platoon wishing to surrender rather than die in Germany's final war offensive. The two groups of men, isolat...

Manon (1949) 6.9

Manon (1949)

Storyline:An adaptation of Abbe Prevost's classic French novel 'Manon Lescaut', updated to post-World War II France, in which a former French Resistance activist rescues Manon from villagers who want to lynch her for ...

My Way (2011) 7.7

My Way (2011)

Storyline:Inspired by a true story. Jun Shik works for Tatsuo's grandfather's farm while Korea is colonized by Japan, but he has a dream to participate in Tokyo Olympics as a marathon runner. Tatsuo also aims to becom...

"MacGyver" Windmill + Acetone + Celluloid + Firing Pin (TV Episode 2020) 7.9

"MacGyver" Windmill + Acetone + Celluloid + Firing Pin (TV Episode 2020)

Storyline:The Phoenix team works to remove an undetonated World War II bomb from a building in Germany, and race against time to get it out to save the trapped workers. Russ wonders what Boze does at Phoenix, and Desi...

Oba: The Last Samurai (2011) 6.5

Oba: The Last Samurai (2011)

Storyline:July 1944, The Imperial Japanese Army Garrison on Saipan mounted its final suicidal Banzai charge against the American Marines in the Battle for Saipan. Out of the 4000 Japanese who waged the charge there ar...

1944: The Final Defence (2007) 5.8

1944: The Final Defence (2007)

Storyline:The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back, with all odds ag...

Son of Saul (2015) 7.5

Son of Saul (2015)

Storyline:Two days in the life of Saul Auslander, Hungarian prisoner working as a member of the Sonderkommando at one of the Auschwitz Crematoriums who, to bury the corpse of a boy he takes for his son, tries to carry...

Anzio (1968) 6

Anzio (1968)

Storyline:Allied forces land at Anzio unopposed but instead of moving inland and north to Rome their commanding officer decides to dig in. A battle-hardened war correspondent borrows a jeep and driver and drives to Ro...

The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (1951) 7

The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (1951)

Storyline:This biopic follows Rommel's career after the Afrika Korps, including his work on the defenses of Fortress Europe as well as his part in the assassination attempt on Hitler, and his subsequent suicide. ...

Attack (1956) 7.5

Attack (1956)

Storyline:During the closing days of WWII, a National Guard Infantry Company is assigned the task of setting up artillery observation posts in a strategic area. Lieutenant Costa knows that Cooney is in command only be...

Battleground (1949) 7.5

Battleground (1949)

Storyline:We follow a band of American soldiers as they engage the Germans in a snowy, foggy winter near Bastogne in World War II. They're low on fuel, rations, and ammunition; the Germans are constantly encouraging t...

The Sea Shall Not Have Them (1954) 6.5

The Sea Shall Not Have Them (1954)

Storyline:During autumn of 1944, an RAF Hudson carrying a VIP passenger in possession of highly secret information is shot down and ditches in the North Sea. Fighting the elements and trying to keep up morale, the occ...