Posts tagged war

Platoon (1986)

  A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

IMDb Rating : 8.2

Director : Oliver Stone

Screenplay : Oliver Stone

Stars : Charlie SheenTom BerengerWillem DafoeJohnny Depp

Genre : Action | War | Drama 

Awards : Won 4 Oscars

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The Book Thief (2013)

   While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.

IMDb Rating : 7.6

Director : Brian Percival

Screenplay : Markus Zusak (novel), Michael Petroni (screenplay)

Stars : Sophie NélisseGeoffrey RushEmily Watson 

Genre : Drama | War

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Inglourious Basterds (2009)

   In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner’s vengeful plans for the same.

IMDb Rating : 8.3

Director : Quentin Tarantino

Screenplay : Quentin Tarantino

Stars : Brad PittDiane KrugerChristoph Waltz, Michael FassbenderDaniel BrühlTil SchweigerMélanie Laurent

Genre : Adventure | Drama | War

Awards : Won 1 Oscar 

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The Pianist (2002)

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

IMDB Rating : 8.5

Director :  Roman Polanski

Writers : Ronald Harwood (screenplay), Wladyslaw Szpilman(book)

Stars : Adrien BrodyThomas Kretschmann,  Emilia Fox

Genre : War | Drama | Biography

Awards : Won 3 Oscars

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La Vita è Bella (1997)

   A Jewish man has a wonderful romance with the help of his humour, but must use that same quality to protect his son in a Nazi death camp.

IMDB Rating : 8.6

Director : Roberto Benigni

Screenplay : Vincenzo Cerami , Roberto Benigni 

Stars : Roberto BenigniNicoletta BraschiGiorgio Cantarini

Genre : Drama | War 

Awards :  Won 3 Oscars

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