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1. War of the Worlds (2005)

PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.5
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73 Metascore

As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins, Miranda Otto

Votes: 348,448 | Gross: $234.28M

2. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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62 Metascore

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

Votes: 93,500 | Gross: $22.24M

3. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Passed | 172 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.1
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Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright

Votes: 42,580 | Gross: $23.65M

4. Kundun (1997)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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74 Metascore

From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong, Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin, Tenzin Yeshi Paichang

Votes: 22,353 | Gross: $5.53M

5. Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud

Votes: 20,882 | Gross: $0.09M

6. Come See the Paradise (1990)

R | 138 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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Portraying one of the shadier details of American history, this is the story of Jack McGurn, who comes to Los Angeles in 1936. He gets a job at a movie theatre in Little Tokyo and falls in ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Tamlyn Tomita, Sab Shimono, Shizuko Hoshi

Votes: 2,142 | Gross: $0.85M

7. Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)

Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.8
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During WWII, a human heart taken from a certain lab in Europe (Dr. Frankenstein's) is kept in a Japanese lab, when it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart ... See full summary »

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Tadao Takashima, Nick Adams, Kumi Mizuno, Yoshio Tsuchiya

Votes: 1,325

8. Hadashi no Gen (1983)

83 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.1
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A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a disturbing story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people.

Director: Mori Masaki | Stars: Issei Miyazaki, Catherine Battistone, Yoshie Shimamura, Iona Morris

Votes: 5,535

10. Hiroshima (2005 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.9
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Documentary with dramatic reenactments with actors to describe what dropping the bomb on Hiroshima was like.

Director: Paul Wilmshurst | Stars: John Hurt, Shuntaro Hida, George Elsey, Paul Tibbets

Votes: 1,191

11. Insignificance (1985)

R | 110 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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Four 1950s icons meet in the same hotel room and two of them discover more in common between them than they ever anticipated.

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Gary Busey, Tony Curtis, Theresa Russell, Michael Emil

Votes: 2,476

12. Kuroi ame (1989)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

8.0
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The story of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, based on Masuji Ibuse's novel.

Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Yoshiko Tanaka, Kazuo Kitamura, Etsuko Ichihara, Shôichi Ozawa

Votes: 2,330

13. Three Came Home (1950)

Not Rated | 106 min | War, Drama

7.4
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The true story of Agnes Newton Keith's imprisonment in several Japanese prisoner-of-war camps from 1941 to the end of WWII. Separated from her husband and with a young son to care for she ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Patric Knowles, Florence Desmond, Sessue Hayakawa

Votes: 1,326

14. Hiroshima (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 190 min | Drama, War

8.0
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The grisly events leading to the first attack with a nuclear weapon.

Directors: Koreyoshi Kurahara, Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Lynne Adams, Wesley Addy, Allen Altman, Bernard Behrens

Votes: 757

15. The Atomic Cafe (1982)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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Disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety.

Directors: Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, Pierce Rafferty | Stars: Paul Tibbets, Harry S. Truman, W.H.P. Blandy, Brien McMahon

Votes: 3,334

16. White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007)

86 min | Documentary

8.4
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Using extensive interviews with survivors and archival footage, an examination reveals the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Harold Agnew, Shuntaro Hida, Kiyoko Imori, Morris Jeppson

Votes: 1,396

17. Day One (1989 TV Movie)

141 min | Drama, History

7.7
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Based on true events surrounding the creation of the atomic bomb, this drama follows the complicated relationship between physicist Leo Szilard, scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and Gen. ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Brian Dennehy, David Strathairn, Michael Tucker, Hume Cronyn

Votes: 323

18. Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (1980 TV Movie)

156 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.7
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Well-intentioned history lesson; the decision to drop the atom bomb, the secrecy surrounding the mission, and the men who flew it.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Billy Crystal, Kim Darby, Patrick Duffy, Gary Frank

Votes: 228

19. Chiisai ouchi (2014)

136 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A woman looks back on her family's life in Tokyo before and during WWII. A maid arrives from the countryside to work for an upper middle class family. She fits in well, but everyone's emotions are stirred up with the arrival of a student.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Takako Matsu, Haru Kuroki, Isao Hashizume, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Votes: 731

20. The Beginning or the End (1947)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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The research, development, and deployment of the first atomic bomb, as well as the bombing of Hiroshima, are detailed in this docudrama.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Robert Walker, Tom Drake, Beverly Tyler

Votes: 368

21. FTA (1972)

R | 97 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

6.4
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A documentary about a political troupe headed by actors Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland which traveled to towns near military bases in the US in the early 1970s. The group put on shows ... See full summary »

Director: Francine Parker | Stars: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Pamela Donegan, Len Chandler

Votes: 202

22. Lorelei (2005)

128 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.3
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A drama set during World War II where a submarine carrying a secret weapon attempts to stop a planned third atomic bombing of Japan. Based on Harutoshi Fukui's novel Shuusen no Lorelei.

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Cellin Gluck | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Toshirô Yanagiba, Yû Kashii

Votes: 607

23. Children of Hiroshima (1952)

97 min | Drama, War

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86 Metascore

Post war Hiroshima: It's been four years since the last time she visited her hometown. Takako faces the after effects of the A-bomb when she travels around the city to call on old friends.

Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Osamu Takizawa, Masao Shimizu, Jûkichi Uno

Votes: 717

24. Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, History, War

6.3
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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Max von Sydow, Judd Nelson, Mako, Tamlyn Tomita

Votes: 237

25. True Gore (1987 Video)

85 min | Documentary, Horror

3.9
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Combines the usual death footage found in most shockumentaries with video art from Survival Research Laboratories and Monte Cazazza and more.

Director: M. Dixon Causey | Stars: Adolf Hitler, Jim Jones, Monte Cazazza, Cole Palme

Votes: 33

26. Hiroshima Maiden (1988 TV Movie)

53 min | Drama, Family

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Director: Joan Darling | Stars: Susan Blakely, Tamlyn Tomita, Stephen Dorff, Richard Masur

Votes: 47

27. Hadashi no Gen 2 (1986)

85 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

7.2
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Three years after the Hiroshima bombing, a teenager helps a group of orphans to survive and find their new life.

Director: Toshio Hirata | Stars: Issei Miyazaki, Masaki Kôda, Kei Nakamura, Takami Aoyama

Votes: 651

28. Finding Fatima (2010 Video)

90 min | Biography, History

7.8
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Explores the story of three children who claimed to have witnessed visitations of the Virgin Mary in Fatima, 1917. It shows the journey that they went on and how their courage and belief changed the face of Portugal.

Directors: Dominic Higgins, Ian Higgins | Stars: Jay Sutherland, Rector Virgilio Do Nascimento Antunes, Ava Lyn Koh, Luciano Cristino

Votes: 17

29. Rabbit in the Moon (1999)

Documentary, Biography, History

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This documentary is about the internment of Japanese Americans in camps during World War II.

Director: Emiko Omori | Stars: Emiko Omori, Chizuko Omori, Frank Emi, Aiko Yoshinaga-Herzig

Votes: 80

30. Atomic Journeys: Welcome to Ground Zero (1999 Video)

52 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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A tour of U.S. atomic test sites in Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Mississippi, and Alaska.

Director: Peter Kuran | Stars: Peter Merlin, William Shatner

Votes: 212

31. The Cats of Mirikitani (2006)

74 min | Documentary

8.3
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73 Metascore

Documentary about red-beret-ed Jimmy Mirikitani, a feisty painter working and living on the street, near the World Trade Center, when 9/11 devastates the neighborhood. A nearby film editor,... See full summary »

Director: Linda Hattendorf | Stars: Linda Hattendorf, Jimmy Mirikitani

Votes: 690

32. Kagami no onnatachi (2002)

129 min | Drama

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Three women who share memories of the Hiroshima disaster try to uncover the hidden family ties that may or may not bind them together.

Director: Yoshishige Yoshida | Stars: Mariko Okada, Yoshiko Tanaka, Sae Isshiki, Hideo Murota

Votes: 182

33. Hiroshima: The Decision to Drop the Bomb (1995 TV Movie)

Documentary, History, War

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The events and circumstances leading to the U.S. decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan at the end of World War II.

Star: Ian Holm

Votes: 23

34. Public Enemy Number One (1981)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, War

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Director: David Bradbury | Stars: Wilfred Burchett, Richard Oxenburgh

Votes: 9

35. The Last Bomb (1945)

35 min | Short, Documentary, War

6.5
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Documentary of the planning and delivery of the last great bomber attack on the city of Tokyo by the U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Reed Hadley, Arthur Kennedy, Jack Klock, Curtis LeMay

Votes: 56

36. Welcome to the Club (1971)

R | 88 min | Comedy

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Director: Walter Shenson | Stars: Brian Foley, Jack Warden, Andy Jarrell, Kevin O'Connor

Votes: 16

37. Chichi to kuraseba (2004)

99 min | Drama

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Based on a play by Hisashi Inoue, it focuses on the sufferings of the survivors of Hiroshima. The film takes place during 4 days in the summer of 1948, as the ghost of her father visits ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuo Kuroki | Stars: Rie Miyazawa, Yoshio Harada, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 171

38. King of the Monsters (1991 Video Game)

Not Rated | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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A one-on-one beat-em-up where you can play a big monster. You can also smash the background graphics and collect power-ups.

Director: Hamachi Papa

Votes: 21

39. Hadashi no Gen (2007– )

Drama, War

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Stars: Ren Kobayashi, Akira Takahashi, Yûki Imai, Yuriko Ishida

Votes: 14

40. Submarines: Sharks of Steel (1993)

240 min | War

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Director: Scott Hicks

Votes: 27

41. Inhumanities II: Modern Atrocities (1989 Video)

76 min | Documentary, War

6.3
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Compilation of newsreel footage of atrocities, murders, natural disasters, aircraft accidents, and other spectacles involving violent death or extremes of human suffering

Director: Wesley Emerson | Stars: Ayatollah Khomeini, Jeff Doucett, Gary Plauche

Votes: 27

42. The Forgotten Bomb (2010)

95 min | Documentary, History, War

6.2
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When the Cold War ended, worry about nuclear weapons receded. But has the nuclear threat really diminished? Join Bud Ryan on a personal and global journey to discover what the bomber can ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Overbey | Stars: Bud Ryan, Michael Hall, Dave Ward, Gar Alperovitz

Votes: 42

43. Obâchan's Garden (2003)

94 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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Director: Linda Ohama | Stars: Linda Ohama, Asayo Murakami, Caitlin Ohama Darcus, Natsuko Ohama

Votes: 29

44. Camps of Death (1983 Video)

Documentary, History, War

6.1
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Human torture. Factories of death. War atrocities. The crimes that haunt the pages of history are chronicled in the piercing documentary Camps of Death. Following Hitler's murderous career,... See full summary »

Stars: André Baruch, Jackson Beck, Eva Braun, Adolf Hitler

Votes: 25

45. Hiroshima no pika (2005 Video)

25 min | Animation, Short, War

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Director: Noriaki Tsuchimoto | Star: Susan Sarandon

Votes: 9

46. Avoiding Armageddon (2003– )

Documentary, History

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This series from Ted Turner Documentaries explores the explosive intersection between terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. Viewers are taken to some of the most dangerous places in ... See full summary »

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Frank Sesno, Victor Sobchak

Votes: 18

47. Hiroshima Nagasaki August, 1945 (1970)

16 min | Documentary, Short, History

8.3
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Aftermath of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings.

Director: Erik Barnouw | Stars: Kazuko Oshima, Paul Ronder

Votes: 44

48. My Country 'Tis of Thee (1950)

Approved | 19 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

5.3
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A panoramic view of American history from the Pilgrims to 1950 utilizing archival footage.

Stars: Marvin Miller, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Chester W. Nimitz, George S. Patton

Votes: 92

49. Children of Armageddon (2008)

95 min | Documentary

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Facing a potential nuclear renaissance, this moving account explores the legacy of nuclear arms through the lives of 4 young women. First we meet Maki, granddaughter of a Hiroshima bombing ... See full summary »

Director: Fabienne Lips-Dumas | Stars: Christian Bernard, Stephan Cloutier, Melanie Cossette, Jocelyn Demers

50. Cendres (2013)

74 min | Documentary

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Directors: Idrissa Guiro, Mélanie Pavy | Star: Hiromi Asai