Best War Movies of 1990


Memphis Belle


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
Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones
Release date: 1990-09-07


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
Directed by: Guy Maddin
Release date: 1990-09-01

Fatal Mission


A CIA Agent must rely on reluctant help from a female spy in the North Vietnam jungle in order to pass through enemy lines.

Starring: Peter Fonda, Tia Carrere, Mako, Ted Markland, James Mitchum
Directed by: George Rowe
Release date: 1990-07-25

Captain America


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
Directed by: Albert Pyun
Release date: 1990-12-14

The Plot to Kill Hitler

The Plot to Kill Hitler
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
Directed by: Lawrence Schiller
Release date: 1990-01-30

Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes

Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes
The movie follows the perspective of several characters (such as Japanese victims, soldiers, American prisoners of war and others) and how they lived or tried to survive the effects felt during the aftermath of the Atomic Bomb dropping by the Enola Gay at Hiroshima, during World War II.
Starring: Max von Sydow, Judd Nelson, Mako, Tamlyn Tomita, Stan Egi
Directed by: Peter Werner
Release date: 1990-08-06

Crossing to Freedom

Crossing to Freedom
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
Directed by: Norman Stone
Release date: 1990-04-08

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