General Military Videos
The Desert Fox (1951)
Starring: James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke
Battle-focused biopic about brilliant German commander should please military historians.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Starring: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness
Majestic, sweeping epic profiles equally successful, tortured British WWI hero.
The Longest Day (1962)
Starring: John Wayne, Robert Mitchum
D-Day epic has similar sweep, candid look at military commanders.
Battle of the Bulge (1965)
Starring: Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw
Gritty grunt's-eye-view drama about battle Patton commanded.
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Starring: Alec Guinness, William Holden
Oscar®-winning drama shows similar wartime contradictions, triumph, tragedy.
A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Starring: Dirk Bogarde, James Caan
Large-scale epic chronicles ill-fated battle took place during Patton's command.
Starring: Gregory Peck, Ivan Bonar
Less acclaimed biopic of gritty American WWII five-star general.
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Starring: Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore
Blood-spattered masterpiece shows full horror, glory of WWII.
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Starring: Martin Balsam, So Yamamura
Often-overlooked epic recreates events surrounding attack on Pearl Harbor.