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Siege films in war films

Almost every conlflict had at some point a siege - in medieval times the siege of the rival castle was most important part of the fight.

Red Rowan 1970

Red Rowan 1970 war film

Polish forces attack the port city of Kolobrzeg, but it turns out Germans are well prepared for the defence with bunkers, tanks and artillery.

A Bridge Too Far 1977

A Bridge Too Far 1977 war film

The film tells the story of Operation Market Garden in 1944, aimed at opening the way to Berlin. The action failed, and the film is very realistic.

The Alamo 2004

The Alamo 2004 war film

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.

Sahara 1943

Sahara 1943 war film

Crew of American M3 Lee tank is stuck in the oasis in the middle of Sahara, while whole German battalion is on the way desperate for water.

71: Into the Fire 2010

71: Into the Fire 2010 war film

Unit of 71 student-soldiers, which was euphemism for group of teenagers with no military training, were put in strategic point to hold the North Korean offensive.

The 13th Warrior 1999

The 13th Warrior 1999 war film

Kingdom of Heaven 2005

Kingdom of Heaven 2005 war film

Battle of the Bulge 1965

Battle of the Bulge 1965 war film

Kenau 2014

Kenau 2014 war film

Wealthy widow Kenau Hasselaer becomes one of the leaders of revolt against Spanish King Philip II in Dutch town of Haarlem.

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.

Julius Caesar 2002

Julius Caesar 2002 war film

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 Warlords 2007

The Warlords 2007 war film

During Taiping Rebellion in 19th century three leaders of warband become blood brothers and swear to look for each other, but during the war their pact will be put to a deadly test.

Troy 2004

Troy 2004 war film

The events that lead to most famous war in Greek mythology - the Trojan War. Queen Helena of Sparta leaves his husband and escapes to Troy.

A Hill in Korea 1956

A Hill in Korea 1956 war film

During Korean War platoon of British infantry gets trapped on a top of a hill surrounded by Chinese army. Their only option is to fight to the last man.

1939 Battle of Westerplatte 2013

1939 Battle of Westerplatte 2013 war film

In the dawn of World War 2 Polish outpost called Westerplatte is preparing to hold German attack for few hours before they will be reinforced, but the commander of Westerplatte has no doubts that in case of war there will be no reinforcements.

The Alamo 1960

The Alamo 1960 war film

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

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