Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan (1998)

During the Normandy invasion of World War II, Captain John Miller is assigned the task of searching for Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have already been killed in the war.

9/10

Director: Steven Spielberg

Writer: Robert Rodat

Stars: Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Andy Dufresne, a successful banker, is arrested for the murders of his wife and her lover, and is sentenced to life imprisonment at the Shawshank prison. He becomes the most unconventional prisoner.

9/10

Director: Frank Darabont

Writer: Frank Darabont

Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton

The Godfather
The Godfather (1972)

Don Vito Corleone, head of a mafia family, decides to hand over his empire to his youngest son Michael. However, his decision unintentionally puts the lives of his loved ones in grave danger.

9/10

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

Writer: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola

Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan

Casablanca
Casablanca (1942)

A cynical nightclub owner protects an old flame and her husband from Nazis in Morocco.

9/10

Director: Michael Curtiz

Writer: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Howard Koch

Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid

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

Judgment at Nuremberg
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.

8.5/10

Director: Stanley Kramer

Writer: Abby Mann

Stars: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Maximilian Schell

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

Eye of the Needle
Eye of the Needle (1981)

A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.

7.5/10

Director: Richard Marquand

Writer: Stanley Mann

Stars: Donald Sutherland, Kate Nelligan, Stephen MacKenna

Captain Corelli's Mandolin
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)

When a fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during World War II, his fiancée falls in love with the local Italian commander.

7/10

Director: John Madden

Writer: Shawn Slovo

Stars: Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, John Hurt