movies i wish were re-released on dvd with english subtitlesby wrpaget | created - 22 Feb 2012 | updated - 12 Aug 2013 | Public
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1. Lost in Siberia (1991)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Romance
A political drama about Stalin's prison-camp system in Russia.
Movie is available as a czech release with english and russian dialogue , however no english subtitles
2. Coming Out of the Ice (1982 TV Movie)
104 min | Biography, Drama
Victor and his family moved to the USSR in the mid '30's. When he refused to sign his skydiving accomplishment as a citizen of the USSR, he was not tried but simply sent to prison. His ... See full summary »
3. The Penal Battalion (2004)
550 min | Action, Drama, War
The authors of the television series studied archival materials and military chronicles. The last series ends with a demonstration of the list of penalty parts, which from 1942 to 1945 fought on the Soviet fronts.
4. The Fall of the Empire (2005– )
520 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
The Fall of the Great Russian Empire is the main storyline of this 10 episode mini series, however, every episode has a separate detective story of its own.
The one i would really like to get-check youtube for portions of the series
5. Afghan Breakdown (1991)
140 min | War
The film opens with a scene of an Islamic circumcision. After the opening credits, a line of Mujahedin are shown approaching a roadway where a squad of Soviet soldiers has been slaughtered.... See full synopsis »
6. March of millions (2007 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, History, Thriller
In 1944 many Germans in Eastern Prussia believed like Lena von Mahlenberg, daughter of a local aristocrat, that Hitler would surrender and spare them from being invaded by the vengeful Russian Red Army. He didn't and they had to flee.
7. Taiheiyô kiseki no sakusen: Kisuka (1965)
105 min | Drama, War
In 1943, the Aleutian island of Kiska was fortified by a small contingent of Japanese soldiers. When word arrived of an impending attack by an overwhelming force of Americans, the Japanese ... See full summary »
9. Leftenan Adnan (2000)
127 min | Biography, History, Romance
This film is about a Malaysian soldier, Lieutenant Adnan Saidi, who fought bravely against the Japanese Imperial Army during World War 2.
10. A Town Like Alice (1981)
301 min | Drama, Romance, War
Set against the brutal chaos of World War II, a love story begins that will take two lovers through a living nightmare of captivity, across three continents and two decades. From the steamy... See full summary »
11. Silent Cries (1993)
120 min | Drama, War
In 1942, the Japanese occupied the island of Singapore. During the take-over, not only military soldiers were taken prisoner, but also innocent civilians, particularly women and children. ... See full summary »
12. Heroes II: The Return (1991 TV Movie)
240 min | Drama, War
The true and tragic story of Operation Rimau, one of the most daring raids of WW2. In September 1944 Ivan Lyon and 22 Australian and British troops attempted to blow up Japanese ships in ... See full summary »
13. The Heroes (1989 TV Movie)
208 min | Drama, War
In 1943 a group of Australian and British Commandos used a captured Japanese fishing boat to sail from Australia to Singapore to attack Japanese shipping in Singapore harbour. Using canoes ... See full summary »
15. The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference (1984 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama, History
At the Wannsee Conference on January 20, 1942, senior Nazi officials meet to determine the manner in which the so-called "Final Solution to the Jewish Question" can be best implemented.
16. Embun (2002)
135 min | Romance, War
Set in Malaya during the Japanese occupation in the 1940s, this film tells the story of a girl, Embun, who's thrown into the forefront of the struggle against the Japanese when her ... See full summary »
17. The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944)
Passed | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When the U.S. forces withdraw from Java, ahead of the Japanese invasion, U.S. Navy doctor Corydon M. Wassell coordinates the remaining wounded servicemen and leads them to safety towards the last Allied evacuation points.
18. Haber (2008)
34 min | Short, Biography, Drama
In 1914, Fritz Haber is Germany's greatest chemist. His Nobel prize-winning synthetic fertilizers have saved the world from mass starvation. But as World War I breaks out across Europe, ... See full summary »
21. One War (2009)
89 min | Drama
May, 8, 1945. Maxim Prokhorov, major of People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs, arrives at a small northern island. There live eleven people: five young women, five children from one to ... See full summary »
22. Krupp: A Family Between War and Peace (2009– )
270 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Alfried Krupp and his family and of the Krupp company, which has been preeminent in German industry. The family company was a key supplier of weapons and material to the Nazi regime during WWII.
23. Jew Suss: Rise and Fall (2010)
Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Drama, War
27. Forest of the Gods (2005)
120 min | Biography, Drama, War
The story about one man- an artist and an intellectual- who was imprisoned by two brutal regimes, the Nazis and the Soviets. 'The Professor' is a man who lives by his own personal version ... See full summary »
The movie is available as a promo included in a limited supply of newspapers with greek dialogue and english subtitles
28. The Last Englishman (1995 TV Movie)
60 min | Biography, Comedy, War
Biopic about a real eccentric ultra-patriotic British army officer and war hero called Lt. Col. Alfred D. Wintle, who fought in both World Wars against both the enemy and his higher-ups with the same passion.
Is now available on amazon.ca but at the price of $211 !!!!
29. Sunny (2008)
126 min | Music, Romance, War
In hot pursuit of the husband that left her to fight in the Vietnam War, a woman becomes the lead singer of a traveling band that she hopes will cross paths with him again.
31. Postcard (2010)
114 min | Drama, Romance, War
Toward the end of World War II, middle-aged soldier Keita is entrusted with a postcard from a comrade who is sure he will die in battle. After the war ends, Keita visits his comrade's wife ... See full summary »
33. A Hijacking (2012)
R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller
The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen.
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34. Drei Tage im April (1995 TV Movie)
105 min | Drama
This feature film is set in the small Swabian village of Nesselbühl, Germany, in April 1945, shortly before the end of the war. The roaring guns of the approaching American troops can be ... See full summary »
35. Nacht über Berlin (2013 TV Movie)
108 min | Drama
Berlin, 1932. The Weimar Republic is torn apart in the struggle between right- and left-wing extremists and Berlin is a powder keg. Nightclub singer Henny Dalgow get to know the Social ... See full summary »
36. Remembrance (2011)
105 min | Drama, Romance, War
A Polish man rescues a Jewish woman during the chaos of WWII, but they become separated until a chance encounter over thirty years later in New York reunites them.
39. The Officer Factory (1989– )
367 min | Crime, Drama
Based on the book by Kirst, this is the story of the investigation concerning the death of a young lieutenant at a German school for officers. The story takes place in the last year of WW2 ... See full summary »
40. Gentlemen Officers: Save the Emperor (2008)
104 min | Action, History
During the Civil War in Russia a group of White Guard officers is trying to rescue the family of the tsar Nicholas II captured by Bolsheviks. The officers face betrayal and fight a Red Army... See full summary »