Movies like Black Book 2006

In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.

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1 Transsiberian 2008

A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime, Mystery

Director:

Brad Anderson

Countries:

Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, Lithuania
6.7

2 In The Valley Of Elah 2007

A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.

Genres:

History, Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery

Director:

Paul Haggis

Writers:

Paul Haggis (screenplay), Mark Boal (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

3 The Way Back 2010

At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag—to take a perilous and uncertain journey to freedom as they cross deserts, mountains and several nations.

Genres:

Drama, Adventure, History

Director:

Peter Weir

Writers:

Slavomir Rawicz (novel), Peter Weir (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Poland, United Arab Emirates, United States of America
7.3

4 Defiance 2008

Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in the ghettos of Poland.

Genres:

Action, Drama, History, War

Director:

Edward Zwick

Writers:

Clayton Frohman (screenplay), Edward Zwick (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

5 Lions For Lambs 2007

Three stories told simultaneously in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who's a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long interview to a skeptical television reporter, detailing a strategy for victory in Afghanistan; two special forces ambushed on an Afghani ridge await rescue as Taliban forces close in; a poli-sci professor at a California college invites a student to re-engage.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Drama, History

Director:

Robert Redford

Country:

United States of America
6.2

6 Letters From Iwo Jima 2006

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.

Genres:

Action, Drama, War

Director:

Clint Eastwood

Writers:

Iris Yamashita (screenplay), Iris Yamashita (story) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Japan, United States of America
7.9

7 Black Hawk Down 2001

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.

Genres:

Action, History, War

Director:

Ridley Scott

Writers:

Mark Bowden (book), Ken Nolan (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.7

8 Valkyrie 2008

Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a central player, he finds himself tasked with both leading the coup and personally killing the Führer.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, History, War

Director:

Bryan Singer

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.1

9 The Counterfeiters 2007

The story Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, coerced into assisting the Nazi operation of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II.

Genres:

Drama, War

Director:

Stefan Ruzowitzky

Writers:

Adolf Burger (book), Stefan Ruzowitzky (screenplay)

Countries:

Austria, Germany
7.6

10 North Face 2008

North Face tells the story of two German climbers Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser and their attempt to scale the deadly North Face of the Eiger.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Action, History, Thriller

Director:

Philipp Stölzl

Writers:

Chris Silber (as Christoph Silber), Philipp Stölzl | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Austria, Switzerland, Germany
7.4

11 The Interpreter 2005

After Silvia Broome, an interpreter at United Nations headquarters, overhears plans of an assassination, an American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate.

Genres:

Crime, Thriller

Director:

Sydney Pollack

Writers:

Martin Stellman (story), Brian Ward (story) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.4

12 Beyond Borders 2003

Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in 1984. She is married to Henry Bauford son of a wealthy British industrialist, when she encounters Nick Callahan a renegade doctor, whose impassioned plea for help to support his relief efforts in war-torn Africa moves her deeply. As a result, Sarah embarks upon a journey of discovery that leads to danger, heartbreak and romance in the far corners of the world.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Adventure, War

Director:

Martin Campbell

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.5

13 Frost/nixon 2008

For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Nixon surprised everyone in selecting Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans. Likewise, Frost's team harboured doubts about their boss's ability to hold his own. But as the cameras rolled, a charged battle of wits resulted.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Ron Howard

Writers:

Peter Morgan (screenplay), Peter Morgan (play)

Country:

United States of America
7.7

14 Maria Full Of Grace 2004

A pregnant Colombian teenager becomes a drug mule to make some desperately needed money for her family.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Joshua Marston

Writer:

Joshua Marston

Countries:

Ecuador, Colombia, United States of America
7.4

15 In A Better World 2010

The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Susanne Bier

Writers:

Anders Thomas Jensen (screenplay), Susanne Bier (story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Denmark, Sweden
7.6

16 Joyeux Noel 2005

France, 1914, during World War I. On Christmas Eve, an extraordinary event takes place in the bloody no man's land that the French and the Scots dispute with the Germans…

Genres:

Drama, War, Romance, History

Director:

Christian Carion

Countries:

Belgium, France, Germany, Romania, United Kingdom
7.7

17 Soldier Of Orange 1977

This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation.

Genres:

Drama, History, Thriller, War

Director:

Paul Verhoeven

Countries:

Belgium, Netherlands
7.7

18 United 93 2006

A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

Genres:

Drama, History, Crime, Thriller, Action

Director:

Paul Greengrass

Writer:

Paul Greengrass

Countries:

France, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.5

19 Michael Collins 1996

Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, History

Director:

Neil Jordan

Writer:

Neil Jordan

Countries:

Ireland, United Kingdom
7.2

20 Australia 2008

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin by Japanese forces firsthand.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Romance

Director:

Baz Luhrmann

Writers:

Stuart Beattie (screenplay), Baz Luhrmann (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Australia, United States of America, United Kingdom
6.6

21 Sarah's Key 2010

On the night of 16 July 1942, ten year old Sarah and her parents are being arrested and transported to the Velodrome d'Hiver in Paris where thousands of other jews are being sent to get deported. Sarah however managed to lock her little brother in a closet just before the police entered their apartment. Sixty years later, Julia Jarmond, an American journalist in Paris, gets the assignment to write an article about this raid, a black page in the history of France. She starts digging archives and through Sarah's file discovers a well kept secret about her own in-laws.

Genres:

Drama, War

Writers:

Tatiana De Rosnay (novel), Serge Joncour (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

France
7.5

22 Che: Part One 2008

The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and an army and toppled the U.S.-friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.

Genres:

Drama, History, War

Director:

Steven Soderbergh

Writers:

Peter Buchman (screenplay), Ernesto 'Che' Guevara (memoir "Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War")

Countries:

Spain, France, United States of America
7.2

23 Sophie Scholl – The Final Days 2005

True story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Armed with long-buried historical records of her incarceration, director Marc Rothemund expertly re-creates the last six days of Sophie Scholl's life.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Marc Rothemund

Country:

Germany
7.6

24 Katyń 2007

An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.

Genres:

Drama, History, War

Director:

Andrzej Wajda

Writers:

Andrzej Mularczyk (story), Przemyslaw Nowakowski (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

Poland
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