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1. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Not Rated | 170 min | Drama, Romance, War

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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: 44,989 | Gross: $23.65M

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: 97,586 | Gross: $22.24M

3. 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: 360,357 | Gross: $234.28M

4. Little Boy (2015)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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30 Metascore

An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father.

Director: Alejandro Monteverde | Stars: Jakob Salvati, Emily Watson, David Henrie, Michael Rapaport

Votes: 19,385 | Gross: $6.42M

5. In This Corner of the World (2016)

PG-13 | 130 min | Animation, Drama, History

8.0
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73 Metascore

Set in Hiroshima during World War II, an eighteen-year-old girl gets married and now has to prepare food for her family despite the rationing and lack of supplies. As she struggles with the... See full summary »

Director: Sunao Katabuchi | Stars: Non, Kira Buckland, Christine Marie Cabanos, Barbara Goodson

Votes: 2,153

6. 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: 22,988 | Gross: $5.53M

7. 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: 22,043 | Gross: $0.09M

8. Insignificance (1985)

R | 109 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: 2,584

9. 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: 5,792

10. Come See the Paradise (1990)

R | 138 min | Drama, Romance, War

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The passionate romance between an Irish-American man and a Japanese-American woman is threatened when the Pearl Harbor attacks happen and the woman is forced into a prison camp because of her ethnicity.

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

Votes: 2,213 | Gross: $0.85M

12. Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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During the violent chaos of post-War Japanese black market, a young gangster called Shozo Hirono has to keep up with the rapid shifts of power between unscrupulous bosses.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Hiroki Matsukata, Kunie Tanaka, Eiko Nakamura

Votes: 2,525

13. 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: 2,442

14. 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: 1,370

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: 3,406

16. The Beginning or the End (1947)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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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: 406

17. Hiroshima (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 190 min | Drama, War

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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: 772

18. Hiroshima (2005 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.8
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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: 1,347

19. Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)

Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.9
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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: 1,398

20. 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: 810

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

156 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.6
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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: 238

22. Day One (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, History

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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: 329

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

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

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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: 1,451

24. 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: 746

25. WWII from Space (2012 TV Movie)

Documentary, History, War

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The events of World War II from 1941 onward are depicted from the perspective of space.

Director: Simon George | Stars: Corey Johnson, Kevin Farrell, Geoffrey Wawro, Conrad Crane

Votes: 257

26. Lorelei (2005)

128 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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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: 621

27. Police Tactics (1974)

Not Rated | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Conflicts between Hirono's family and Yamamori's family (and their allies) are made more tense by the ambitious underlings and the police's efforts to impose a crackdown on the gangs.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Akira Kobayashi, Tatsuo Umemiya, Toshio Kurosawa

Votes: 670

28. Erunesuto (2017)

Biography

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The first film in forty years to be co-produced by Cuba and Japan, it recounts the story of Freddy Maymura Hurtado who was a Bolivian man of Japanese descent. He joined the freedom fighters... See full summary »

Director: Junji Sakamoto | Stars: Joe Odagiri, Alexis Díaz de Villegas, Kento Nagayama, Juan M. Valero

Votes: 7

29. 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: 34

30. FTA (1972)

R | 97 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

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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: 208

31. Hadashi no Gen 2 (1986)

85 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

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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: 704

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

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

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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: 242

33. The Mushroom Club (2005)

35 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Keiji Nakazawa, Toshiko Saiki

Votes: 32

34. 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: 179

35. 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: 51

36. The Cats of Mirikitani (2006)

74 min | Documentary

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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: 702

37. Public Enemy Number One (1981)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, War

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

Votes: 9

38. The Forgotten Bomb (2010)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, History, War

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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

39. 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

40. Hiroshima Nagasaki August, 1945 (1970)

16 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Aftermath of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings.

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

Votes: 46

41. Hadashi no Gen (2007– )

Drama, War

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The trials and travails of the Nakaoka family as they endure the horrific atom bomb of Hiroshima.

Stars: Ren Kobayashi, Yûki Imai, Yuriko Ishida, Kiichi Nakai

Votes: 14

42. Submarines: Sharks of Steel (1993)

240 min | War

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Director: Scott Hicks

Votes: 27

43. 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: 186

44. Rabbit in the Moon (1999)

85 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.6
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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: 82

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

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History

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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: 219

46. Lumières d'été (2016)

82 min | Drama

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Director: Jean-Gabriel Périot | Stars: Hiroto Ogi, Akane Tatsukawa, Yuzu Horie, Keiji Izumi

Votes: 31

47. My Country 'Tis of Thee (1950)

Approved | 19 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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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: 107

48. The Last Bomb (1945)

Not Rated | 35 min | Short, Documentary, War

6.6
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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: 59

49. Camps of Death (1983 Video)

Documentary, History, War

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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: 26

50. Hiroshima no pika (2005 Video)

25 min | Animation, Short, War

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Director: Noriaki Tsuchimoto | Star: Susan Sarandon

Votes: 9