Dunkirk
Dunkirk (2017)

During World War II, soldiers from the British Empire, Belgium and France try to evacuate from the town of Dunkirk during an arduous battle with German forces.

8.5/10

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writer: Christopher Nolan

Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy

Atonement
Atonement (2007)

As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.

8/10

Director: Joe Wright

Writer: Christopher Hampton

Stars: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Romola Garai

A Hidden Life
A Hidden Life (2019)

Austrian farmer Franz J├Ągerst├Ątter faces the threat of execution for refusing to fight for the Nazis during World War II.

7.5/10

Director: Terrence Malick

Writer: Terrence Malick

Stars: August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Michael Nyqvist

Darkest Hour
Darkest Hour (2017)

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on...

7.5/10

Director: Joe Wright

Writer: Anthony McCarten

Stars: Gary Oldman, Ben Mendelsohn, Kristin Scott Thomas

Their Finest
Their Finest (2017)

A British film crew attempts to boost morale during World War II by making a propaganda film after the Blitzkrieg.

7/10

Director: Lone Scherfig

Writer: Gaby Chiappe

Stars: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy

Alone in Berlin
Alone in Berlin (2016)

After a Nazi German working class couple loses their son in World War II, they decide to retaliate by secretly leafletting handwritten cards in Berlin denouncing their government.

7/10

Director: Vincent Péerez

Writer: Achim von Borries, Vincent Péerez

Stars: Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson, Daniel Brühl

Battle of Britain
Battle of Britain (1969)

In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.

6/10

Director: Guy Hamilton

Writer: Wilfred Greatorex, James Kennaway

Stars: Harry Andrews, Michael Caine, Trevor Howard