Best War Movies of 1974


Hearts and Minds

8.2/10 IMDB

Many times during his presidency, Lyndon B. Johnson said that ultimate victory in the Vietnam War depended upon the U.S. military winning the "hearts and minds" of the Vietnamese people. Filmmaker Peter Davis uses Johnson's phrase in an ironic context in this anti-war documentary, filmed and released while the Vietnam War was still under way, juxtaposing interviews with military figures like U.S. Army Chief of Staff William C. Westmoreland with shocking scenes of violence and brutality.

Starring: Georges Bidault, Clark Clifford, George Coker ..
Directed by: Peter Davis
Release date: 1974-01-01

The Execution of Private Slovik

7.6/10 IMDB

The story of Eddie Slovik, who was executed by the Army in 1945, the only American soldier to be executed for desertion since the Civil War.

Starring: Martin Sheen, Charlie Sheen, Mariclare Costello, Ned Beatty, Gary Busey, Matt Clark, Ben Hammer, Charles Haid, Kathryn Grody, Paul Lambert ..
Directed by: Lamont Johnson
Release date: 1974-03-13
Best War Movies of 1974 : Swastika


7.3/10 IMDB

Swastika is a feature length documentary about the way in which the Nazi regime infiltrated the lives of the German population, during 1933-45.

Starring: Eva Braun, Galeazzo Ciano, Adolf Hitler, Joseph Goebbels ..
Directed by: Philippe Mora
Release date: 1974-09-01
Best War Movies of 1974 : Remember Your Name

Remember Your Name

7.1/10 IMDB

Beginning of WWII. Zinaida, a Russian woman, is taken prisoner by the Germans and sent to Auschwitz concentration camp together with several other women. She is imprisoned with her baby son, Gena, who is learning to walk and takes his first steps in the snow, in the concentration camp. They spend a few years together in the camp until they are separated, first within Auschwitz itself, then, for good, when the Germans are losing the war and decide to evacuate.

Starring: Lyudmila Kasatkina, Lyudmila Ivanova, Vladimir Ivashov, Yana Poplavskaya, Ruben Simonov, Lyubov Sokolova, Valentina Telegina, Valentina Titova, Pavel Vinnik, Tadeusz Borowski ..
Directed by: Sergei Kolosov
Release date: 1974-11-05
Best War Movies of 1974 : Aquellos años

Aquellos años

7.0/10 IMDB

Historical drama: Benito Juarez and the years of he Franco-Mexican war, 1850s-1860s.

Starring: Jorge Martínez de Hoyos, Helena Rojo, Mario Almada, Julián Pastor, Ofelia Guilmáin, David Silva, Pancho Córdova, Paco Morayta, Roberto Dumont, Enrique Lucero ..
Directed by: Felipe Cazals, Mario Llorca
Release date: 1974-03-21
Best War Movies of 1974 : There Is No 13

There Is No 13

7.3/10 IMDB

In this wartime drama, a young soldier spends much of stint in Vietnam remembering his life and his 12 love affairs. The story ends before he can have a 13th.

Starring: Mark Damon, Margaret Markov, Harvey Lembeck, Jean Jennings, Lee Moore, Reuben Schafer, Bonnie Inch, Antonio de Almeida ..
Directed by: William Sachs
Release date: 1974-06-01
Best War Movies of 1974 : The Great Loyalty

The Great Loyalty

0.0/10 IMDB

Hussein kills Suha, who prefers to marry Raouf despite his love for her, Rauf adopts the orphan girl loyalty to raise her to distract him from his sorrows, the years pass and admire the son of the family friend Adel, while linking love between her and Safwat Ibn Hussein, but Rauf refuses their marriage Adel, the war of October 1973, in which Adel and Safwat are engaged and linked by friendship, Adel discovers Safwat's love of loyalty, return after victory to withdraw Adel from the life of loyalty and convince Raouf to marry Safwat

Starring: Naglaa Fathy, Mahmoud Yassine, Kamal el-Shennawi, Samir Sabri ..
Directed by: Helmy Rafla
Release date: 1974-01-01


0.0/10 IMDB

The story of this model work unfolds during the Anti-Japanese War and takes place in the market town of Shajiabang (???), by Lake Yangcheng in Jiangsu Province. Shajiabang has become a center of guerrilla warfare against the Japanese after its liberation by the New Fourth Army. The company political instructor Guo Jianguang and seventeen other sick and wounded soldiers are recuperating in the town from their wounds. The Japanese troops, however, are bent on exterminating all New Fourth Army personnel from the area. Guo and his men have taken refuge in the nearby marshes.

Directed by: Deshui Yu
Release date: 1974-01-01

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