10 The Best Themed Movies About World War 2

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10 The Best Themed Movies About World War 2
World War II is a time when almost every country in the world participates or is affected. The war that stretches from mainland Europe to Asia-Pacific is a lot of casualties and many stories are in it, so that many stories that lifted to the big screen to date, whether real or fiction stories.


Of the many war movies with the setting of World War II, we tried to show the 10 best-known Hollywood film production. What are the best 2 world war movies? Here's the full review.

Top 10 Movie Themed The World War 2

1. Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan is often considered the best Hollywood war movie. The work of Steven Spielberg 1998 production is indeed not indisputable when viewed from the acquisition of awards obtained, either from the event Academy Awards or other film festival event.

Tom Hanks emerged as the lead actor throughout this patriotic and tragically over-rated movie. Supported by a line of actors who were not yet known but after the film became Hollywood stars, such as Matt Damon, Vin Diesel, Giovanni Ribisi, Adam Goldberg, Edward Burns, Paul Giamatti and Barry Pepper.

The film opening scene depicting the battle at Omaha Beach, Normandy, is considered a very realistic approach to war with all the detail of the image being displayed. The scene was later adapted into the Medal of Honor war game.

2. Inglorious Basterds
Inglorious Basterds recounts the attempted assassination of Nazi leaders by two sides, the American troops, and a young woman. Quirky genius director Quentin Tarantino has been developing the story of the film since 1998 but was postponed to work on other films first.

Finally, this film can be produced in 2008 with the release schedule in the next year. Although Brad Pitt is installed as the main actor, it is Christoph Waltz who many reappraise as a cold, sadistic and intelligent Nazi colonel intimidating.

Although the story is fictional and tends to be comical, all aspects of the show are made in detail, especially the costumes and weaponry. This Jewish-flavored war film gained remarkable box-office results from worldwide circulation with $ 321 million from a $ 75 million budget.

3. The Great Escape
This 1963 production film is the world's most entertaining 2nd World War movie. Characters played by caliber actors of his time such as Steve McQueen, James Garner, and Richard Attenborough are able to present intriguing dialogue and action to watch amidst the harsh setting of life in the Nazi camp.

Various ways to escape from the camp with all the failures that ultimately result in success are displayed very well. The long duration of the 172-minute movie will not be long and boring because of the storyline and visualization that will keep our eyes on the screen.

Occasionally we will be made tense, smiling and even laughing with what is shown in this movie. The Great Escape itself was adapted from Paul Brickhill's non-fiction book published in 1944.

4. Letters From Iwo Jima
Letters from Iwo Jima is not a Japanese production film, although it is played by a line of Japanese actors and with Japanese as well. The film, released in 2006 ago is a work of Clint Eastwood that tells the battle of Iwo Jima from the perspective of the Japanese army.

The film coincided with Flags of Our Fathers, another Clint Eastwood film that recounted the same battle from the perspective of the American army. However, this film is considered better in terms of quality and commercial revenues.

Through this film, we are shown how patriotic the Japanese soldiers and their commanders are in defending the last bastion of the country from the invasion of the enemy. The film also features a psychological depth and other story elements that are nicely displayed.

5. Fury
Toward the end of World War II, a sergeant with several soldiers carried a tank to enter the heart of the Nazi defense. There they take a heroic action by trying to defeat the Nazi army more in number and weaponry.

This film is the first film director David Ayer outside the usual police theme decorate his filmography and second World War II film Brad Pitt after Inglorious Basterds. In addition to box-office results that reached $ 211 million in circulation around the world, Fury also reaped much praise from film critics and won awards at several world film festivals.

Many who consider the visualization in this film is very close to reality. The reason, all elements of this film worked in detail and the story also took inspiration from the true story about the patriotism American tank forces in World War II.

6. Enemy At The Gates
World War II was not only a war between the allied forces (America and its comrades) against its enemies but also the struggle between the troops of the country attacked by the antagonist forces in every film of this setting, the German army.

Enemy at the Gates tells of a Soviet sniper trying to finish his mission of killing Nazi German figures. In addition, he also attempted to avenge himself to one of the great Nazi snipers in the middle of the legendary Stalingrad war.

Jude Law plays the figure of Vasily Zaytsev, a Soviet hero who is famous for the accuracy of his shot with 225 soldiers and officers including 11 Nazi snipers during the battle of Stalingrad. And great, all done from a distance of 1000 meters.

The action we can see in this world's 2nd world war movie with all the tension of war and patriotism a figure of the country hero.

7. The Thin Red Line
The Thin Red Line is a comeback film from director Terrence Malick after 20 years does not gush the film. Production 1998 became a competitor as well as movie partner Saving Private Ryan which tells of some American troops who met in the Asia-Pacific war with all the personal psychological problems and tension of the battlefield.

Perhaps for the size of a war movie, The Thin Red Line tends to be poetic with poetry quotes and an abundance of drawing languages and minimal dialogue. But for the battle scenes are guaranteed to get our feelings.

More value, the caliber actors also give their best performance. Who are these actors? Can be seen on the movie poster above. It must be stunned right?

8. Tora! Tora! Tora!
The Pearl Harbor assault event which is an American military base camp in the Hawaiian archipelago by Japanese air forces is well known in history. Because of this event that triggered the dropping of nuclear bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki by America.

Of the many films that raise this event like Pearl Harbor (2001), but Tora! Tora! Tora! which was released in 1970 is what is considered close to its historical events. The reason, this film managed to show scenes of air combat and explosions are terrible for the size of his day.

The film, starring Martin Balsam and directed by Richard Fleischer, was widely awarded by several prominent film festivals. In addition, the film also won 1 Oscar for Best Visual Effects.

9. A Bridge Too Far
Allied forces once staged an operation called "Operation Market Garden" with the mission of bombing several bridges in the Netherlands to break the movement of Nazi troops. Unfortunately, this operation failed.

Nevertheless, this event was poured into a novel by Cornelius Ryan published in 1974 and did not take long to be adapted to the big screen in 1977 with director Richard Attenborough.

Supported by veteran actors, such as Michael Caine, Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Gene Hackman, Laurence Olivier, Robert Redford and many more, the film then won 3 trophies from the BAFTA Awards, which proved its quality.

10. Defiance
This time we turn to the area of Belarus that also want to be annexed by the Nazis. The Bielski brothers then chose to evade the forest and survive there while building a new community of refugees and war victims.

This real story was later adapted into the big screen by Edward Zwick in 2008 that we already know had worked on the movie The Last Samurai before. Staying with the best cinematographic value makes Defiance film more beautiful to the eye and the battle scenes become more sharp and snowy as per setting.

Daniel Craig, Live Schreiber, and Jamie Bell act as Bielski brothers. Filled with patriotic battle scenes and clashes in the group, the story is presented in the Oscar-nominated movie in the Best Original Score.

Well, that's the top 10 world war movie titles you should not miss. In addition to the above 10 films, we also reviewed the ranks of The best war movies "before" World War 2 and That's the best war movie post World War II. About what movie is your favorite, Good Readers?

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