Best War Movies of 1997

1.

The Postman

4.6
6.1/10 IMDB

In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something yet undiscovered: the power to inspire hope.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Olivia Williams, Larenz Tate, Tom Petty, Giovanni Ribisi, James Russo, Daniel von Bargen, Scott Bairstow, Roberta Maxwell ..
Directed by: Kevin Costner
Release date: 1997-12-25
Best War Movies of 1997 : Sharpe's Waterloo
2.

Sharpe's Waterloo

4.0
8.0/10 IMDB

Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell, "Sharpe's Waterloo" brings maverick British officer Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe to his last fight against the French, in June of 1815.

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Abigail Cruttenden, Cecile Paoli, Paul Bettany, Alexis Denisof, Hugh Fraser ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1997-05-27
Best War Movies of 1997 : Sharpe's Revenge
3.

Sharpe's Revenge

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

Sharpe is framed as the thief who stole Napolean's gold, and he must clear his name to avoid execution. Meanwhile his wife Jane - urged on by a friend - makes some questionable choices.

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Abigail Cruttenden, Philip Whitchurch, Cecile Paoli, Féodor Atkine, James Laurenson, John Benfield, Alexis Denisof ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1997-05-07
Best War Movies of 1997 : Sharpe's Justice
4.

Sharpe's Justice

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

Napoleon has been exiled to Elba, the English have returned from the wars, and Major Richard Sharpe finds himself in a sort of exile to lead a company of Yorkshire Yeomen. His duties include protecting mill owners from restless workers who are on the verge of strike or outright revolt. Meanwhile, Sharpe's faithless wife and her lover fall within range of Sharpe's wrath. Sharpe, with his two of his devoted Chosen Men nearby, must decide whether to continue to protect the mill owners or to take the side of their fiercely downtrodden workers.

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Abigail Cruttenden, Caroline Langrishe, Philip Glenister, John Tams, Alexis Denisof ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1997-05-14
5.

Welcome to Sarajevo

3.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Follow a group of international journalists into the heart of the once cosmopolitan city of Sarajevo—now a danger zone of sniper and mortar attacks where residents still live. While reporting on an American aid worker who’s trying to get children out of the country, a British correspondent decides to take an orphaned girl home to London.

Starring: Stephen Dillane, Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Goran Visnjic, Emira Nuševi?, Kerry Fox, James Nesbitt, Emily Lloyd, Igor Džambazov, Gordana Gadži? ..
Directed by: Michael Winterbottom
Release date: 1997-05-09
Best War Movies of 1997 : The Island on Bird Street
6.

The Island on Bird Street

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through his eyes.

Starring: Patrick Bergin, Jack Warden, James Bolam, Michael Byrne, Stefan Sauk, Suzanna Hamilton ..
Directed by: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen
Release date: 1997-04-11
7.

Paradise Road

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

A group of English, American, Dutch and Australian women creates a vocal orchestra while being imprisoned in a Japanese POW camp on Sumatra during World War II.

Starring: Glenn Close, Frances McDormand, Pauline Collins, Cate Blanchett, Julianna Margulies, Jennifer Ehle, Wendy Hughes, Johanna ter Steege, Elizabeth Spriggs, Pamela Rabe ..
Directed by: Bruce Beresford
Release date: 1997-02-11
Best War Movies of 1997 : Miss Evers' Boys
8.

Miss Evers' Boys

3.5
7.1/10 IMDB

The true story of the US Government's 1932 Tuskeegee Syphilis Experiments, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.

Starring: Alfre Woodard, Laurence Fishburne, Craig Sheffer, Joe Morton, Obba Babatundé, Ossie Davis, Peter Stelzer, Donzaleigh Abernathy, Robert Benedetti, Von Coulter ..
Directed by: Joseph Sargent
Release date: 1997-02-22
Best War Movies of 1997 : Regeneration
9.

Regeneration

3.5
7.1/10 IMDB

Based on Pat Barker's novel of the same name, 'Regeneration' tells the story of soldiers of World War One sent to an asylum for emotional troubles. Two of the soldiers meeting there are Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon, two of England's most important WW1 poets.

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, James Wilby, Jonny Lee Miller, Stuart Bunce, Tanya Allen, Dougray Scott, David Hayman, John Neville, Paul Young, Alastair Galbraith ..
Directed by: Gillies MacKinnon
Release date: 1997-08-27
10.

Hostile Waters

3.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Based on true events, an American submarine collides into a Soviet sub of the coast of America and an ensuing standoff occurs that could lead to total annihilation.

Starring: Rutger Hauer, Martin Sheen, Max von Sydow, Colm Feore, Rob Campbell, Harris Yulin, Regina Taylor, Dominic Monaghan ..
Directed by: David Drury
Release date: 1997-10-18

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