Best War Movies of 1990

1.

Memphis Belle

4.8
6.9/10 IMDB

The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before their last flight, the crew discover that the target for the day is Dresden, a heavily-defended city that invariably causes many Allied casualties

Starring: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan, D. B. Sweeney, Billy Zane, Sean Astin, Harry Connick Jr., Bradley Lavelle, Reed Diamond, Courtney Gains ..
Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones
Release date: 1990-09-07
Best War Movies of 1990 : The Mahabharata
2.

The Mahabharata

4.1
7.8/10 IMDB

One of the great masterpieces of world literature comes to vivid life in an elaborate production from acclaimed theater and film innovator Peter Brook. This collection of ancient Sanskrit stories (composed into the longest book ever written) comprises a series of enlightened fables at the heart of countless beliefs, legends, and teachings; indeed, its very title means "the great story of mankind." Brook and writer Jean-Claude Carriere worked for eight years to develop this epic concerning two sides of a royal family, the Pandavas and the Kauravas, whose struggle leads to a fascinating voyage of emotions, passion and vision of glory. Briefly, the Mahabharata is a tale of two rival sets of brothers, cousins to eachother, each born into royalty and with divinely guided paths in life. The result, however, is a great war, death, destruction - a vast epic.

Starring: Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Bruce Myers, Miriam Goldschmidt, Robert Langdon Lloyd, Andrzej Seweryn, Yoshi Oida, Tuncel Kurtiz, Georges Corraface, Sotigui Kouyaté ..
Directed by: Peter Brook
Release date: 1990-01-24
Best War Movies of 1990 : Archangel
3.

Archangel

3.3
6.5/10 IMDB

A surrealistic film in which a strangely assorted group of people come together in the Russian Arctic at the height of the revolution and World War One.

Starring: Michael Gottli, David Falkenburg, Michael O'Sullivan, Margaret Anne MacLeod, Ari Cohen, Sarah Neville, Kathy Marykuca, Kyle McCulloch, Victor Cowie, Ihor Procak ..
Directed by: Guy Maddin
Release date: 1990-09-01
4.

Captain America

2.7
3.2/10 IMDB

During World War II, a brave, patriotic American Soldier undergoes experiments to become a new supersoldier, "Captain America." Racing to Germany to sabotage the rockets of Nazi baddie "Red Skull", Captain America winds up frozen until the 1990s. He reawakens to find that the Red Skull has changed identities and is now planning to kidnap the President of the United States.

Starring: Matt Salinger, Ronny Cox, Scott Paulin, Ned Beatty, Darren McGavin, Michael Nouri, Kim Gillingham, Melinda Dillon, Bill Mumy, Francesca Neri ..
Directed by: Albert Pyun
Release date: 1990-12-14
Best War Movies of 1990 : Blood Oath
5.

Blood Oath

2.4
6.3/10 IMDB

On an obscure Pacific Island just north of Australia, the Japanese Empire has operated a prisoner of war camp for Australian soldiers. At the close of World War II, the liberated POWs tell a gruesome tale of mass executions of over eight hundred persons as well as torture style killings of downed Australian airmen. In an attempt to bring those responsible to justice, the Australian Army establishes a War Crimes Tribunal to pass judgement on the Japanese men and officers who ran the Ambon camp. In an added twist, a high ranking Japanese admiral is implicated, and politics become involoved with justice as American authorities in Japan lobby for the Admiral's release. Written by Anthony Hughes

Starring: Bryan Brown, George Takei, Terry O'Quinn, John Bach, Toshi Shioya, Deborah Kara Unger, John Clarke, Russell Crowe, John Polson, Tetsu Watanabe ..
Directed by: Stephen Wallace
Release date: 1990-07-26
Best War Movies of 1990 : The Plot to Kill Hitler
6.

The Plot to Kill Hitler

2.3
6.3/10 IMDB

A historical recreation of the 1944 attempt by several German High Command Officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and take control of the German government.

Starring: Brad Davis, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Ian Richardson, Kenneth Colley, Michael Byrne, Helmuth Lohner, Rupert Graves, Helmut Griem, Christoph Eichhorn ..
Directed by: Lawrence Schiller
Release date: 1990-01-30
Best War Movies of 1990 : From 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
7.

From 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.

1.9
4.1/10 IMDB

A squadron of North Korean soldiers during the Korean war must scramble across dangerous terrain to cut off an American attack (with only the eponymous 12 hours in which to do it). With a commander whose health is failing him, a group of young but fiercely patriotic soldiers the DPRK army manage to hold off the Yanks (who foolishly informed the press of their planned attack before going through with it).

Starring: Hyun Chang-Gyeol, James Joseph Dresnok, Jung Eui-Gyeom, Jeong Woon Kim, Yong-ho Ri ..
Directed by: Kim Yu Sam
Release date: 1990-01-30
8.

The Lost Platoon

1.7
4.1/10 IMDB

An American reporter covering a civil war in Nicaragua discovers that four soldiers that he used to know during World War II are there and they are actual vampires fighting their own personal war against an evil Nicaraguan general and his own personal army of vampires terrorizing the country.

Starring: David Parry, William Knight, Stephen Quadros, Michael Wayne, Sean Heyman, Michi McGee, Jack Forcinito, Lew Sleeman, Joe Morton ..
Directed by: David A. Prior
Release date: 1990-06-01
Best War Movies of 1990 : Crossing to Freedom
9.

Crossing to Freedom

1.6
7.0/10 IMDB

A very proper Englishman becomes saddled with youngsters that he has to help escape Nazi Germany. Adaptation of Nevil Shute's novel.

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Mare Winningham, Susan Wooldridge, Michael Kitchen, Juliette Mole, Alastair Haley, Claire Drummond, Ron Donachie, James Gaddas, Annette Badland ..
Directed by: Norman Stone
Release date: 1990-04-08
Best War Movies of 1990 : Waffen SS: Hitler's Elite Fighting Force
10.

Waffen SS: Hitler's Elite Fighting Force

1.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A historical documentary production company owning more 5,000 hours of footage and 800 hours of finished programs. Eagle Media is well known for their work with A&E Network, the History Channel, PBS, The Discovery Channel, The Learning Channel and others. As an Emmy Award winning Production Company, Eagle Media has a reputation for excellence in historical productions of all kinds. The company offers some truly unique resources as the foremost producer of historical reenactment and a pioneer in the use of 3D graphics to animate historical locations.

Directed by: Michael Campbell
Release date: 1990-02-07

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