Best War Movies of 1919


Behind the Door

7.2/10 IMDB

Oscar Krug is looked upon with suspicion by his neighbors because of his German name. When the US is drawn into the war with Germany, he enlists and travels the seas with his wife, Alice Morse. During a submarine attack Alice is snatched from Krug's side by a German officer. Krug now lives to have his revenge, and when the opportunity presents itself, he will have it.

Starring: Hobart Bosworth, Jane Novak, Wallace Beery, James Gordon, Richard Wayne, J.P. Lockney, Gibson Gowland, Otto Hoffman, Tom Ashton, Fred Kohler ..
Directed by: Irvin Willat
Release date: 1919-12-14
Best War Movies of 1919 : Ravished Armenia

Ravished Armenia

5.8/10 IMDB

A Hollywood biographical film about a survivor's experience of the Armenian Genocide. Arshaluys (Aurora) Mardiganian plays herself in the film which is based on her published memoirs. It is thought to be the first film about made about genocide. All known complete copies of the film have been lost. A restored and edited 24-minute segment of the historic motion picture was released in 2009 by the Armenian Genocide Resource Center of Northern California. It is based on a rare surviving reel of film edited in Soviet Armenia.

Directed by: Oscar Apfel
Release date: 1919-01-19
Best War Movies of 1919 : The Lost Battalion

The Lost Battalion

6.7/10 IMDB

World War I, October 1918. The more than 500 men of the 77th Infantry Division of the United States Army, who have been recruited in New York City and trained in Yaphank, are sent to France, to help break down the German defenses located in the Argonne forest…

Starring: Robert Alexander, George McMurtry, Charles W. Whittlesey, William J. Cullen, Arthur F. McKeogh, Augustus Kaiser, Jack Hershkowitz, Philip Cepaglia, Herman J. Bergasse, J. J. Munson ..
Directed by: Burton L. King
Release date: 1919-07-02
Best War Movies of 1919 : The Girl Who Stayed at Home

The Girl Who Stayed at Home

6.4/10 IMDB

Ralph visits France with his father, a shipbuilder, and falls in love with Blossom, the granddaughter of his father's friend, a Civil war veteran not reconciled with the Union. Blossom, however, is engaged to a French nobleman. When the war breaks out, Ralph enlists, while his brother Jim, a heartbreaker, is drafted.

Starring: Adolph Lestina, Carol Dempster, Frances Parks, Richard Barthelmess, Robert Harron, Syn De Conde, George Fawcett, Kate Bruce, Edward Peil Sr., Clarine Seymour ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1919-03-23
Best War Movies of 1919 : The False Faces

The False Faces

6.0/10 IMDB

During World War I, a professional thief known as The Lone Wolf is assigned to steal a cylinder with important information from behind the German lines and bring it to Allied intelligence headquarters. However, German agents set out to stop him, headed by the man who was responsible for the death of the thief's sister.

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Lon Chaney, Mary Anderson, Milton Ross, Thornton Edwards, William Bowman, Garry McGarry, Ernest Pasque ..
Directed by: Irvin Willat
Release date: 1919-02-15
Best War Movies of 1919 : Beware!


0.0/10 IMDB

The American ambassador to Germany James W. Gerard warns that Germany will rise again to power and an attempt at world domination unless safeguards are taken, in this documentary-style propaganda drama.

Starring: Maurine Powers, Regina Quinn, Leslie Ryecroft, William Nigh, Frank Norcross, Julia Hurley, Halbert Brown, Herbert Standing ..
Directed by: William Nigh
Release date: 1919-06-01

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