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Cavalry films in war films

For centuries cavalry was the main force in any army - speed, mobility, power - they were putting fear in the hearts of enemies.



Zulu Dawn 1979

Zulu Dawn 1979 war film

British forces invade Zululand in 1879 and advance towards Isandlwana, place of one of the biggest defeats of British in colonies.

The Horse Soldiers 1959

The Horse Soldiers 1959 war film

Cavalry Colonel John Marlowe, former railway engineer, is given orders to attack a target behind the enemy lines - railway junction at Newton Town, strategic point for Confederates.

Knights of the Teutonic Order 1960

Knights of the Teutonic Order 1960 war film

The film was shot on the novel by Henryk Sienkiewicz and in those days it was a great historical production. Poland in the fifteenth century. The increasing power tje Knights of the Teutonic Orders led to clashes and the final battle of Grunwald.

Red Cliff 2008

Red Cliff 2008 war film

Kingdom of Heaven 2005

Kingdom of Heaven 2005 war film

The Four Feathers 2002

The Four Feathers 2002 war film

Young officer makes a decision to give up his military career for woman he loves, but this makes him lose everything he had - fiance, respect of his friends and family.

War of the Arrows 2011

War of the Arrows 2011 war film

Ja-in, great hunter and master of archery, has to face Chinese soldiers that kidnapped his sister.

Julius Caesar 2002

Julius Caesar 2002 war film

1612: Chronicles of the Dark Time 2007

1612: Chronicles of the Dark Time 2007 war film

Historical drama presenting period in Russian history known as "Troubles" or "Sad Times" during which several different petenders tried to take over the throne of tsar.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 war film

The balance of power in Middle-Earth has changed when Saruman has moved his orcs army towards Rohan. The kingdom is unable to face them without help...

The Charge of the Light Brigade 1968

The Charge of the Light Brigade 1968 war film

The film takes place during the Crimean and film ends with the reconstruction of the Battle of Balaklava.

Mulan 2009

Mulan 2009 war film

Battle of Warsaw 1920 2011

Battle of Warsaw 1920 2011 war film

Soviet Union plans to spread communism throughout Europe beginning with Germany, but their army has to cross Poland first. What happens next is known as the Miracle at Vistula River.

Arn - The Knight Templar 2007

Arn - The Knight Templar 2007 war film

Arn Magnusson, expelled from his homeland, joins the Templar knights to help protecting Jerusalem from Muslim army.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 war film

The final clash between good and evil is about to begin - Sauron sends his army to crush Gondor and Gandalf has to act quick to find the way to stop him.

Attila 2001

Attila 2001 war film

Young Attila learns how to fight and how to lead his people. He will make use of that knowledge when he become the most powerful king of Europe.

The Desert of the Tartars 1976

The Desert of the Tartars 1976 war film

Lotna 1959

Lotna 1959 war film

Captain Chodakiewicz tries to save his cavalry unit from being surrounded by Germans. The horse that was gave to him, Lotna, proves to be beautiful and deadly.

The Alamo 1960

The Alamo 1960 war film

The film tells the story of the Alamo fort defending against the overwhelming forces of Mexicans.

Alexander the Great 1956

Alexander the Great 1956 war film

Alexander, king of Macedonians, sets out to reach the goals his father could not meet - to unite the Greek cities and to bring down their enemy, Persia.

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