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Political films in war films

Politics often starts the wars, sometimes ends them and often the politicians makes the wars the hell on earth.



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.

Conspiracy 2001

Conspiracy 2001 war film

Hotel Rwanda 2004

Hotel Rwanda 2004 war film

In 1994 the tensions between Tutsi and Hutu set the streets of Kigali on fire when Hutu militiamen began the cold-blooded cleansing murdering all the Tutsi they could find, no matter if they were adult, children, men or women. Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager, becomes their last hope in that hell on Earth.

Sometimes in April 2005

Sometimes in April 2005 war film

When civil war in Rwanda have begun Augustin Muganza was a soldier of army, but what happened during the 3 months of 1994 changed his life completely.

Jack Strong 2014

Jack Strong 2014 war film

Cromwell 1970

Cromwell 1970 war film

Puritan Oliver Cromwell becomes a leader of parliament revolt against King Charles I - the political dispute escalates into English Civil War that will change the face of the country.

Lenin: The Train 1988

Lenin: The Train 1988 war film

In 1917 Germany was in dire situation - fighting on two fronts of World War I while the food supplies were running out. The generals were desperate to find a solution, and they did, but unusual one.

Chittagong 2012

Chittagong 2012 war film

On Good Friday 1930 the tension between locals and British forces in Chittagong reached the zenith and group of teenage independence fighters attacked the armoury in the city. In their hearts for a short time they managed not to be the part of British Empire.

Shaka Zulu 1986

Shaka Zulu 1986 war film

British colonists in South Africa are alerted by growing military might of Zulu king Shaka, who might expand his empire towards their cities. Expedition of ivory merchant reaches the kingdom to learn the truth behind legend of Shaka.

Julius Caesar 2002

Julius Caesar 2002 war film

Charlie Wilsonís War 2007

Charlie Wilsonís War 2007 war film

Texas representative Charlie Wilson gets involved in supporting mujahideen warriors fighting Soviet Union in their homeland, Afghanistan.

The Golden Train 1986

The Golden Train 1986 war film

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.

Invader 2012

Invader 2012 war film

Spanish column of vehicles is ambushed in Iraq. Two soldiers, who survived the explosion have to find a safe place to hide.

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.

Oh! What a Lovely War 1969

Oh! What a Lovely War 1969 war film

In 1914 the brand new war has started - young men in fancy uniforms marched down the streets, the crowds were cheering. But then came the reality - gas masks, trenches full of mud, corpses lying around the fields and the generals having a time of their lives while they were sacrificing lives of the others...

Hitler: The Rise of Evil 2003

Hitler: The Rise of Evil 2003 war film

Young Austrian Adolf Hitler turns his anger and humiliation from German capitulation during World War I into political power that will change the world.

Fail-Safe 1964

Fail-Safe 1964 war film

American early warning system detects Soviet attack and gives order for bombers to prepare the counter-strike. Unfortunately something goes wrong.

5 Days of War 2011

5 Days of War 2011 war film

Ironclad 2011

Ironclad 2011 war film

King John Lackland did not took well the humiliation when he was forced to sign the Magna Carta reform and with help of mercenary forces he plans to regain the power he was stripped off.

Eye in the Sky 2015

Eye in the Sky 2015 war film

British operation in Kenya aims to catch leaders of the Al-Shabaab terrorist organization, but at the last moment the character of the mission have to be changed.

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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