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Military base films in war films

The concept of barracks as a specialized place where the soldiers would train their profession isnít new - even ancient people realized that specialization is needed to provide good defence for their countries. With time the barracks had to grew together with the development of new kinds of weapon.



Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970

Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970 war film

Joint production of USA and Japan showing the events that preceded the attack on Pearl Harbor on both sides of future conflict.

9th Company 2005

9th Company 2005 war film

Soviet unit in Afghanistan is given a simple task of taking over one of many hills down the vital road, but soon they discover that the reality of the Soviet-Afghan War makes every task much harder than can be expected.

Karbala 2015

Karbala 2015 war film

Polish soldiers in Iraq are assigned to simple task of guarding city hall, but situation quickly escalates into siege. With limited supplies they have to face a large mob attacking the building using heavy weaponry.

1864 2014

1864 2014 war film

Peter and Laust, two brothers from small Danish village, join the army on the eve of Second Schleswig War, but it will take the personal matters to break them apart.

The Dirty Dozen 1967

The Dirty Dozen 1967 war film

American soldiers convicted of serious crimes are given chance to avoid spending their lives in prison if they take part in suicidal mission behind enemy lines.

K & K deserters 1986

K & K deserters 1986 war film

The film tells the story of the end of World War I in the company in the Hungarian town where the Pole kite with the Hungarian Benedek and Jewish tailor from Vienna, Haber plan to desertion. But before escape theyíre planning to ridicule the hated commander. It is a cult Polish comedy with an excellent game actors, great music and lyrics that fall into the memory.

The Adventures of Werner Holt 1965

The Adventures of Werner Holt 1965 war film

The Hill 1965

The Hill 1965 war film

Westerplatte 1967

Westerplatte 1967 war film

In 1939, at the beginning of World War II, Polish garrison at Westerplatte defended heroically against the onslaught of the German land and naval forces for 7 days.

Starfighter 2015

Starfighter 2015 war film

During Cold War recently reactivated German Air Force needed new interceptors and Lockheed F-104 Starfighter seemed perfect. Soon after entering the service F-104 was nicknamed Widowmaker by the pilots, and not for being a deadly weapon.

Operation Pacific 1951

Operation Pacific 1951 war film

Red Tails 2012

Red Tails 2012 war film

Ready, Steady, Ommm! 2013

Ready, Steady, Ommm! 2013 war film

Young yoga instruction, Alex, has to choose between being pacifist and joining the basic military training in order to find a home for his pregnant fiancee.

Dr. Strangelove 1964

Dr. Strangelove 1964 war film

Strategic bombers receive orders to perform Wing Attack Plan R, which means nuclear attack on targets deep inside Soviet Union. This is not an exercise, nor a mistake, but this does not mean that United States are in war with Soviets.

Jarhead 2005

Jarhead 2005 war film

US Marines prepare for the Operation Desert Storm, but still there are no orders to attack, so they have to find the way to deal with their worst enemy - boredom.

Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall 1972

Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall 1972 war film

Jet Pilot 1957

Jet Pilot 1957 war film

Soviet pilot defects to United States on board of a jet warplane, but when it turns out the pilot is in fact an attractive woman the story starts to be baffling for Americans.

Destroyer 1943

Destroyer 1943 war film

Old navy veteran, now foreman in shipyard building destroyers, returns to active service during World War 2.

Flying Tigers 1942

Flying Tigers 1942 war film

For American pilots in China World War 2 started earlier - as volunteers they joined the Flying Tigers squadrons to fight the Japanese air force.

Tigerland 2000

Tigerland 2000 war film

In 1971 new recruits arrive to a training camp in Louisians just before being sent to active service in Vietnam, but the atmosphere among the rectuits is far from patriotic eagerness.

Take the High Ground! 1953

Take the High Ground! 1953 war film

Two drill sergeants try to prepare their soldiers for everything enemy will throw at them at the battlefield, but their approaches to the same goal are completely different.

They Were Not Divided 1950

They Were Not Divided 1950 war film

In Harmís Way 1965

In Harmís Way 1965 war film

During Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Captain Torrey lost heavy cruiser due to his irresponsible decision. Months later he is given a second chance.

Uncommon Valor 1983

Uncommon Valor 1983 war film

Disgruntled father, tired of waiting for the government to bring back his son kept as prisoner in Vietnam, sets out to deal with it himself.

G.I. Jane 1997

G.I. Jane 1997 war film

Jordan OíNeil could be a first woman to finish the toughest training for special forces, but behind the scenes politicians try to make use of her success or failure.

Pearl Harbor 2001

Pearl Harbor 2001 war film

Love story set at the beginning of World War 2 - two American pilots fall in love with the same nurse, but Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor puts their problem in different perspective.

Aerial Gunner 1943

Aerial Gunner 1943 war film

Policeman Davis joins the United States Air Force, but when he signs up for course for bomber crews. Unfortunately he knows the instructor...

In The Army Now 1994

In The Army Now 1994 war film

After losing their jobs two not very bright Americans decide to join the army reserve. What sounded like a perfect plan to earn some easy money turned out have a small flaw when war breaks out in Africa.

1941 1979

1941 1979 war film

December 13, 1941, one week after the attack on Pearl Harbor Japanese submarine surfaces near the coast of California and causes havoc among the American forces in the area.

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