1945

Simple People
6.4

Simple People

Dec. 31, 1945

Simple People

A 1945 Soviet war film which, along with the second part of Eisenstein’s Ivan the Terrible was harshly criticized by Andrei Zhdanov and ...
Here Is Germany
6.2

Here Is Germany

Dec. 31, 1945

Here Is Germany

A “know-your-enemy” propaganda film similar to “Know Your Enemy: Japan” and “My Japan”, films about Japan ...
Out of the Depths
5.3

Out of the Depths

Dec. 27, 1945

Out of the Depths

Told in flashback, Out of the Depths strives to explain why its four male protagonists are bobbing around the Pacific in a lifeboat. The story ...
Red Meadows
6.7

Red Meadows

Dec. 26, 1945

Red Meadows

A suspense tale revolving around the memories of a Danish saboteur as he awaits his execution in a German war-time prison.
A Walk in the Sun
7.0

A Walk in the Sun

Dec. 25, 1945

A Walk in the Sun

In the 1943 invasion of Italy, one American platoon lands, digs in, then makes its way inland to attempt to take a fortified farmhouse, as ...
They Were Expendable
7.2

They Were Expendable

Dec. 20, 1945

They Were Expendable

Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philippines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The ...
Appointment in Tokyo
6.8

Appointment in Tokyo

Dec. 07, 1945

Appointment in Tokyo

Produced by the Army Pictorial Service, Signal Corps, with the cooperation of the Army Air Forces and the United States Navy, and released by ...
Too Young to Know
7.3

Too Young to Know

Dec. 01, 1945

Too Young to Know

A returning GI searches for the wife who left him and gave away their son.
The Last Chance
6.7

The Last Chance

Nov. 27, 1945

The Last Chance

Escaping a Nazi prison train in war-torn Italy, an American and a British soldier set out for the Swiss border and find themselves leading a ...
What Next, Corporal Hargrove?
5.8

What Next, Corporal Hargrove?

An Army corporal (Robert Walker) and his con-man sidekick (Keenan Wynn) take a shortcut to heroism in World War II France.
Two Anonymous Letters
7.0

Two Anonymous Letters

Nov. 02, 1945

Two Anonymous Letters

When her sweetheart Bruno joins the Italian army, Gina, bored by her lack of social life, weds Tullio. She comes to regret her decision when ...
Tsogt Taij
7.8

Tsogt Taij

Nov. 01, 1945

Tsogt Taij

This film revolves around Choghtu Khong Tayiji, a 17th century Mongolian prince who waged a campaign against Tibetan forces. ...
Paris Underground
6.6

Paris Underground

Oct. 18, 1945

Paris Underground

Constance Bennett both produced and starred in the espionager Paris Underground. Bennett and Gracie Fields play, respectively, an American and an ...
The Taras Family
7.1

The Taras Family

Oct. 15, 1945

The Taras Family

Russian filmmaker Mark Donskoi, of “The Gorky Trilogy” fame, was responsible for the postwar Soviet drama The Taras Family ...
The Invisible Army
6.5

The Invisible Army

Oct. 04, 1945

The Invisible Army

Sabotage of a Nazi factory is carried out by the husband of the lover of a resistance leader.
Journey Together
6.8

Journey Together

Oct. 01, 1945

Journey Together

Two Englishmen (Richard Attenborough, Jack Watling) train with the Royal Air Force, ending with a bombing raid on Berlin.
First Yank Into Tokyo
5.2

First Yank Into Tokyo

Sep. 05, 1945

First Yank Into Tokyo

A U.S. pilot (Tom Neal) undergoes plastic surgery and drops into Japan to get a captive scientist’s (Marc Cramer) atomic secrets.
Pride of the Marines
7.3

Pride of the Marines

Aug. 24, 1945

Pride of the Marines

Al Schmid is a happy go lucky guy in Philadephia in 1941. He likes his life, despite his landlady’s attempts to get him married off. One ...
Know Your Enemy – Japan
5.9

Know Your Enemy – Japan

Frank Capra-directed propaganda film produced at the onset of World War II depicting the United States’ new enemy: Japan
Ernie Pyle’s Story of G.I. Joe
7.2

Ernie Pyle’s Story of G.I. Joe

War correspondent Ernie Pyle joins Company C, 18th Infantry as this American army unit fights its way across North Africa in World War II. He ...
It Happened in the Donbass
6.4

It Happened in the Donbass

The film is about the Soviet youth who fearlessly fight in the years of the Great Patriotic War against the Nazi invaders in the German-occupied ...
Death Mills
7.6

Death Mills

Jul. 10, 1945

Death Mills

Originally made with a German soundtrack for screening in occupied Germany and Austria, this film was the first documentary to show what the ...
Counter-Attack
6.8

Counter-Attack

Jul. 01, 1945

Counter-Attack

Two Russians fight to escape the seven Nazi soldiers trapped with them in a bombed building.
A Bell for Adano
6.7

A Bell for Adano

Jun. 21, 1945

A Bell for Adano

Director Henry King’s WWII drama about American soldiers occupying a tiny Italian village stars John Hodiak, Gene Tierney, William Bendix, ...
The Fight for the Sky
5.5

The Fight for the Sky

Jun. 21, 1945

The Fight for the Sky

Documentary detailing the activities of American fighter escort pilots during bombing raids over Germany.
The Way to the Stars
7.3

The Way to the Stars

Jun. 16, 1945

The Way to the Stars

Life on a British bomber base, and the surrounding towns, from the opening days of the Battle of Britain, to the arrival of the Americans, who ...
Why We Fight: War Comes to America
7.0

Why We Fight: War Comes to America

Part VII of the “Why We Fight” series of wartime documentaries. This entry attempts to describe the factors leading up to ...
Days of Hope
6.4

Days of Hope

Jun. 12, 1945

Days of Hope

Spanish Civil War. A platoon of Republican soldiers plans to stop the advance of the rebel troops by bombing a bridge on the road to Zaragoza, ...
To the Shores of Iwo Jima
6.5

To the Shores of Iwo Jima

Documentary short film depicting the American assault on the Japanese-held island of Iwo Jima and the massive battle that raged on that key ...