Best War Movies of 1967

1.

The Dirty Dozen

5.6
7.7/10 IMDB

12 American military prisoners in World War II are ordered to infiltrate a well-guarded enemy château and kill the Nazi officers vacationing there. The soldiers, most of whom are facing death sentences for a variety of violent crimes, agree to the mission and the possible commuting of their sentences.

Starring: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, Jim Brown, John Cassavetes, Richard Jaeckel, George Kennedy, Trini López, Ralph Meeker, Robert Ryan ..
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Release date: 1967-06-15
2.

The Night of the Generals

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

An unusual World War II crime thriller about a Nazi investigation into the murder of a prostitute. Major Grau finds himself focusing on three suspects: the Generals Tanz, Kahlenberg and Seydlitz-Gabler – all three of whom, it seems, are also involved in a plot to kill Hitler

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Philippe Noiret, Christopher Plummer, Howard Vernon, Juliette Gréco, Tom Courtenay, Donald Pleasence, Joanna Pettet, Charles Gray ..
Directed by: Anatole Litvak
Release date: 1967-01-29
Best War Movies of 1967 : Beach Red
3.

Beach Red

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

American troops storm ashore on a Japanese-held island and push inland while their enemies plan a counterattack in this look at warfare. Soldiers on both sides are haunted by memories of home and the horrifying, sickening images they find in combat.

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Rip Torn, Burr DeBenning, Patrick Wolfe, Jean Wallace, Jaime Sánchez, Dale Ishimoto, Genki Koyama, Gene Blakely, Michael Parsons ..
Directed by: Cornel Wilde
Release date: 1967-08-03
4.

Tobruk

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British commandos and German Jews make their way undercover through 800 miles of desert, to destroy the fuel dumps starving the Germans of fuel.

Starring: Rock Hudson, George Peppard, Nigel Green, Guy Stockwell, Jack Watson, Norman Rossington, Percy Herbert, Liam Redmond, Heidy Hunt, Leo Gordon ..
Directed by: Arthur Hiller
Release date: 1967-02-07
5.

Far from Vietnam

3.1
7.4/10 IMDB

In seven different parts, Godard, Ivens, Klein, Lelouch, Marker, Resnais, and Varda show their sympathy for the North-Vietnamese army during the Vietnam War.

Starring: Anne Bellec, Karen Blanguernon, Bernard Fresson, Jean-Luc Godard, H? Chí Minh, Fidel Castro ..
Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard, Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch, Agnès Varda, Chris Marker, Alain Resnais
Release date: 1967-01-01
6.

How I Won the War

3.0
5.7/10 IMDB

An inept British WWII commander leads his troops to a series of misadventures in North Africa and Europe.

Starring: Michael Crawford, John Lennon, Roy Kinnear, Lee Montague, Jack MacGowran, Michael Hordern, Jack Hedley, Ronald Lacey, James Cossins, Ewan Hooper ..
Directed by: Richard Lester
Release date: 1967-10-18
7.

The Longest Hundred Miles

2.9
6.7/10 IMDB

During the Japanese invasion of the Philippines, an assorted group of refugees, including an American soldier, an Army nurse, a priest and a group of local children, try to make their getaway aboard a rattletrap, creaky bus.

Starring: Doug McClure, Katharine Ross, Ricardo Montalban, Ronald Remy, Helen Thompson, Berting Labra ..
Directed by: Don Weis
Release date: 1967-01-21
Best War Movies of 1967 : Counterpoint
8.

Counterpoint

2.6
6.3/10 IMDB

In December of 1944, Lionel Evans, an internationally renowned American conductor, is on a USO tour with his 70-piece symphony orchestra in newly-liberated Belgium. While fleeing from a German counterattack, Evans and his orchestra members are captured by a Panzer division and taken to an old chateau in Luxembourg. Despite orders to execute every prisoner, General Schiller, an avid music lover, commands Evans to give a private concert for him.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Maximilian Schell, Kathryn Hays, Leslie Nielsen, Anton Diffring, Linden Chiles ..
Directed by: Ralph Nelson
Release date: 1967-12-22
9.

Short Subject

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Short Subject [commonly known as Mickey Mouse in Vietnam] is a 16mm underground animated short film. Mickey Mouse enlists with the army and ships off to Vietnam.

Directed by: Lee Savage
Release date: 1967-01-30
Best War Movies of 1967 : First to Fight
10.

First to Fight

1.4
5.8/10 IMDB

Jack is the sole survivor of a Japanese attack on his squad at Guadalcanal. Because of his heroism and the fact that he is still alive, he becomes a Medal of Honor hero. He returns to train new recruits for the Marines and falls for a girl named Peggy. When training and marriage leave him with an empty feeling, he decides on a transfer back to the front lines. Soon he will find that marriage and life will change his outlook on the grueling battles that lie ahead.

Starring: Chad Everett, Gene Hackman, Marilyn Devin, Dean Jagger, Bobby Troup, Claude Akins, James Best, Norman Alden, Bobs Watson, Ken Swofford ..
Directed by: Christian Nyby
Release date: 1967-01-25

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