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World War II has been subject for many war movies in the last decades. Who don't know 'The Bridge on the River Kwai' or the the comedy masterpiece 'The Great Dictator' from Chaplin?
Some movies are also known to be released in following years. Some of them are great productions.

Much of the movies are american productions, however, other movies were produced in many other nations and languages (not only in English).

The following table shows a list of the world war II movies and also some documentaries (such as the well none and splendid documentary 'Band of Brothers') ordered by release date. Some of them have more details and to see them you have to click on the title.
 


 
Title Direction Year
The Great Dictator Charles Chaplin 1940
Casablanca Michael Curtiz 1942
Destination Tokyo Delmer Daves 1943
Guadalcanal Diary Lewis Seiler 1943
Lifeboat Alfred Hitchcock 1944
To Have And Have Not Howard Hawks 1944
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo Mervyn LeRoy 1944
The Fighting Seabees Edward Ludwig 1944
A Walk in the Sun Lewis Milestone 1945
Roma Città Aperta Roberto Rosselini 1945
Paisan Roberto Rosselini 1946
Germania anno zero Roberto Rosselini 1946
Twelve O'Clock High Henry King 1949
Sands of Iwo Jima Allan Dwan 1950
The Desert Fox Henry Hathaway 1951
Flying Leathernecks Nicholas Ray 1951
Operation Pacific George Waggner 1951
Jeux interdits René Clément 1952
Stalag 17 Billy Wilder 1953
The Desert Rats Robert Wise 1953
The Caine Mutiny Edward Dmytryk 1954
The Dam Busters Michael Anderson 1954
To Hell and Back Jesse Hibbs 1955
The Bridge on the River Kwai David Lean 1957
Run Silent, Run Deep Robert Wise 1958
The Young Lions Edward Dmytryk 1958
Torpedo Run Joseph Pevney 1958
The Diary of Anne Frank George Stevens 1959
Operation Petticoat Blake Edwards 1959
The Guns of Navarone J. Lee Thompson 1961
The Longest Day Ken Annakin
Andrew Marton
Bernhard Wicki
Darryl F. Zanuck
1962
Hell Is for Heroes Don Siegel 1962
The Great Escape John Sturges 1963
The Incredible Mr. Limpet Arthur Lubin 1964
Morituri Bernhard Wicki 1965
Battle of the Bulge Ken Annakin 1965
In Harm's Way Otto Preminger 1965
Von Ryan's Express Mark Robson 1965
The Heroes of Telemark Anthony Mann 1965
Paris brûle-t-il? René Clément 1966
The Dirty Dozen Robert Aldrich 1967
Anzio Edward Dmytryk 1968
Where Eagles Dare Brian G. Hutton 1968
The Devil's Brigade Andrew V. McLaglen 1968
Battle of Britain Guy Hamilton 1969
The Bridge at Remagen John Guillermin 1969
Kelly's Heroes Brian G. Hutton 1970
Patton Franklin J. Schaffner 1970
Tora! Tora! Tora! Richard Fleischer
Kinji Fukasaku
Toshio Masuda
1970
Too Late the Hero Robert Aldrich 1970
Raid on Rommel Henry Hathaway 1971
Midway Jack Smight 1976
Pasqualino Settebelezze Lina Wertmüller 1976
The Eagle Has Landed John Sturges 1976
MacArthur Joseph Sargent 1977
A Bridge Too Far Michael Caine 1977
The Big Red One Robert Carradine 1980
Das Boot Wolfgang Petersen 1981
Victory John Huston 1981
The Bunker George Schaefer 1981
Sophie's Choice Alan J. Pakula 1982
Idi i smotri Elem Klimov 1985
Idi i smotri Elem Klimov 1985
Empire of the Sun Steven Spielberg 1987
Hotaru no haka Isao Takahata 1988
Talvisota Pekka Parikka 1989
Fat Man and Little Boy Roland Joffé 1989
Memphis Belle Michael Caton-Jones 1990
A Midnight Clear Keith Gordon 1992
Schindler's List Steven Spielberg 1993
Stalingrad Joseph Vilsmaier 1993
The English Patient Anthony Minghella 1996
La Vita è Bella Roberto Benigni 1997
The Thin Red Line Terrence Malick 1998
Saving Private Ryan Steven Spielberg 1998
Aimée & Jaguar Max Färberböck 1999
Tea with Mussolini Franco Zeffirelli 1999
Jakob The Liar Peter Kassovitz 1999
The Man Who Cried Sally Potter 2000
Musíme Si Pomáhat Jan Hrebejk 2000
U-571 Jonathan Mostow 2000
Band of Brothers David Frankel
Tom Hanks
David Leland
Richard Loncraine
David Nutter
Phil Alden Robinson
Mikael Salomon
Tony To
2001
Captain Corelli's Mandolin John Madden 2001
Enemy at the Gates Jean-Jacques Annaud 2001
Pearl Harbor Michael Bay 2001
The Bunker Rob Green 2001
Hart's War Gregory Hoblit 2002
The Pianist Roman Polanski 2002
Windtalkers John Woo 2002
A Cobra Fumou Vinícius Reis 2002
Der Untergang Oliver Hirschbiegel 2004
Olga Jayme Monjardim
Camila Morgado
2004
Sophie Scholl - Die letzten Tage Marc Rothemund 2005
Flags of Our Fathers Clint Eastwood 2006
Letters from Iwo Jima Clint Eastwood 2006
Valkyrie Bryan Singer 2008

 


Source:
IMDB - Internet Movie Database


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