Best War Movies of 2009


The Diary of Anne Frank

7.5/10 IMDB

BBC miniseries adaptation. During World War II, a teenage Jewish girl named Anne Frank and her family are forced into hiding in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands.

Starring: Kate Ashfield, Geoffrey Breton, Ron Cook, Nicholas Farrell, Iain Glen, Tamsin Greig, Felicity Jones, Ellie Kendrick, Lesley Sharp, Tim Dantay ..
Directed by: Jon Jones
Release date: 2009-01-05


6.1/10 IMDB

When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the plane. Alone in the city she is helped by Nina Tsvetnova a young and idealist police officer and together they will fight for their own survival and the survival of the people in the besieged Leningrad. Written by Marcio Eduardo

Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Mira Sorvino, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Alexander Beyer, Christian Berkel, Eckehard Hoffmann, Olga Sutulova, Aleksandr Abdulov, Mikhail Efremov, Vladimir Ilin ..
Directed by: Aleksandr Buravsky
Release date: 2009-01-01


7.1/10 IMDB

When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy steps in to look over Sam’s wife, Grace, and two children. Sam’s surprise homecoming triggers domestic mayhem.

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Sam Shepard, Mare Winningham, Bailee Madison, Taylor Geare, Patrick John Flueger, Clifton Collins Jr., Carey Mulligan ..
Directed by: Jim Sheridan
Release date: 2009-01-27


0.0/10 IMDB

A thriller based on true events in Norway during the WW II. Tor Lindblom makes a fortune supplying the Nazis with everything from liquor and cigarettes to cement and steel. He also owns the Club Havana, a nightclub in Oslo frequented by the industrial elite of occupied Norway, Officers of the Wehrmacht and opportunistic hustle...

Starring: Lene Nystrøm, Götz Otto, Kåre Conradi, Hary Prinz, Jørgen Langhelle, Fridtjov Såheim, Jockel Tschiersch, Jan Grønli, Bert Böhlitz, Julia Schacht ..
Directed by: Håkon Gundersen
Release date: 2009-10-09
Best War Movies of 2009 : Nation's Pride

Nation's Pride

7.1/10 IMDB

Director Quentin Tarantino tasked Eli Roth to craft a mini-movie called Stolz der Nation (Nation's Pride) that will be included in the theatrical cut of Inglourious Basterds. To help promote Inglourious Basterds via the film-within-a-film, Roth has slapped together a trailer for Nation's Pride blending black and white photography with modern multi-layered camera effects.

Starring: Daniel Brühl, Bo Svenson ..
Directed by: Eli Roth
Release date: 2009-08-21

Anthrax War

0.0/10 IMDB

Filmmakers investigate 2001 anthrax attacks and uncover a nightmare world.

Starring: Bob Coen, Francis E. Boyle, Jean Patterson, Stuart Jacobson, Colin Powell ..
Directed by: Bob Coen
Release date: 2009-01-01

John Rabe

7.2/10 IMDB

A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.

Starring: Ulrich Tukur, Dagmar Manzel, Steve Buscemi, Daniel Brühl, Zhang Jingchu, Teruyuki Kagawa, Anne Consigny, Gottfried John, Mathias Herrmann, Tetta Sugimoto ..
Directed by: Florian Gallenberger
Release date: 2009-04-02
Best War Movies of 2009 : Taking Chance

Taking Chance

7.4/10 IMDB

Lt. Col. Michael Strobl, a volunteer military escort accompanies the body of Lance Cpl. Chance Phelps to his hometown in Wyoming.

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Tom Aldredge, Nicholas Art, Blanche Baker, Guy Boyd, Gordon Clapp, Emily Wickersham, Mike Colter, Enver Gjokaj, Ann Dowd ..
Directed by: Ross Katz
Release date: 2009-09-21

The Men Who Stare at Goats

6.2/10 IMDB

A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.

Starring: George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Spacey, Robert Patrick, Stephen Lang, Waleed Zuaiter, Stephen Root, Glenn Morshower, Nick Offerman ..
Directed by: Grant Heslov
Release date: 2009-10-17

Glorious 39

6.4/10 IMDB

A mysterious tale set around a traditional British family on the eve of World War Two. Oblivious to the looming shadow of World War II, the wealthy Keyes maintain a confident façade in the British countryside until daughter Anne becomes an unexpected pawn. Her accidental discovery of secret recordings creates a rift in the family.

Starring: Romola Garai, Bill Nighy, Julie Christie, Eddie Redmayne, Juno Temple, David Tennant, Charlie Cox, Jeremy Northam, Christopher Lee, Corin Redgrave ..
Directed by: Stephen Poliakoff
Release date: 2009-11-20

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