Best War Movies of 1975

1.

Barry Lyndon

6.6
8.1/10 IMDB

An Irish rogue uses his cunning and wit to work his way up the social classes of 18th century England, transforming himself from the humble Redmond Barry into the noble Barry Lyndon.

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Hardy Krüger, Diana Körner, Frank Middlemass, Arthur O'Sullivan, Godfrey Quigley, Leonard Rossiter, Philip Stone, Patrick Magee ..
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Release date: 1975-11-26
2.

Hearts and Minds

4.4
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: 1975-03-20
3.

Overlord

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

During World War II, a young man is called up and, with an increasing sense of foreboding, undertakes his army training ready for D-day, June 6th, 1944.

Starring: Brian Stirner, Davyd Harries, Nicholas Ball, Julie Neesam, Sam Sewell, John Franklyn-Robbins, Stella Tanner, Harry Shacklock, David Scheuer, Ian Liston ..
Directed by: Stuart Cooper
Release date: 1975-07-01
4.

Operation: Daybreak

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Czechoslovakia, 1942. Three brave Czech patriots risk everything to rid their country of its brutal Nazi leader, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich.

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Martin Shaw, Joss Ackland, Nicola Pagett, Anthony Andrews, Anton Diffring, Carl Duering, Cyril Shaps, Nigel Stock, Diana Coupland ..
Directed by: Lewis Gilbert
Release date: 1975-11-01
Best War Movies of 1975 : Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS
5.

Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS

3.5
5.1/10 IMDB

Ilsa is a warden at a Nazi death camp that conducts experiments on prisoners. Ilsa's goal is to prove that woman can withstand more pain and suffering than men and should be allowed to fight on the front lines.

Starring: Dyanne Thorne, Gregory Knoph, Tony Mumolo, Maria Marx, Nicolle Riddell, Jo Jo Deville, Sandy Richman, George Buck Flower, Rodina Keeler, Richard Kennedy ..
Directed by: Don Edmonds
Release date: 1975-10-01
Best War Movies of 1975 : Winstanley
6.

Winstanley

3.1
7.1/10 IMDB

Gerrard Winstanley is the leader of a 17th Century religious group that believes the land should be owned communally. His convictions bring him into conflict with both the state and the church.

Starring: Miles Halliwell, Jerome Willis, Terry Higgins, Phil Oliver, David Bramley, Alison Halliwell, Dawson France, Bill Petch, Barry Shaw, Sid Rawle ..
Directed by: Kevin Brownlow, Andrew Mollo
Release date: 1975-01-01
7.

The Evacuees

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

The experiences of two young Jewish boys evacuated from Manchester to Blackpool during the Blitz.

Starring: Maureen Lipman, Margery Withers, Gary Carp, Steven Serember, Ray Mort, Margery Mason, Ivor Roberts ..
Directed by: Alan Parker
Release date: 1975-03-05
Best War Movies of 1975 : I Will Fight No More Forever
8.

I Will Fight No More Forever

2.9
7.3/10 IMDB

Pursued by 2,000 US soldiers and cavalry, Chief Joseph leads his tribe of 800 Nez Perce on a 1,700 mile journey across the West and towards Canada. Based on the true story of the westward expansion of the United States and the military force used to displace Native Americans from their lands.

Starring: James Whitmore, Ned Romero, Sam Elliott, Linda Redfearn, Emilio Delgado, John Kauffman, Nick Ramus, Frank Salsedo, Vincent St. Cyr, Charles Ynfante ..
Directed by: Richard T. Heffron
Release date: 1975-04-13
Best War Movies of 1975 : Children of Rage
9.

Children of Rage

2.3
5.7/10 IMDB

The viscous conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is now a generation old. For many of the children of the region, the terrorist war has been going on for their entire lifetimes, killing their family and friends, and overshadowing their lives. They are the Children of Rage

Starring: Helmut Griem, Olga Georges-Picot, Richard Alfieri, Simón Andreu, Cyril Cusack, Jacques Sernas, Gabriele Tinti, Simon Ward ..
Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Release date: 1975-05-28
10.

The Moving Picture Boys in the Great War

1.6
6.9/10 IMDB

"The Moving Picture Boys in the Great War" is a compilation documentary narrated by Lowell Thomas, illustrating changing attitudes toward the war and its participants, as well as toward the movies themselves. Winner, Gold Medal, 1975 Chicago Film Festival.

Starring: Lowell Thomas ..
Release date: 1975-01-01
11.

Judgment: The Court Martial of Lieutenant William Calley

1.4
6.0/10 IMDB

This docudrama follows the court-martial of the title character, the man held responsible for the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam War.

Starring: Richard Basehart, Linda Haynes, Harrison Ford, Bo Hopkins, William Lucking, Tony Musante, Frank McRae, G. D. Spradlin, Rob Reece, Stanley Kramer ..
Directed by: Stanley Kramer, Lee Bernhardi
Release date: 1975-01-12

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