1953

Torpedo Alley
6.2

Torpedo Alley

Dec. 25, 1953

Torpedo Alley

After carrier pilot Lt Bingham is rescued at sea by a submarine when he crashes, he applies for submarine duty. During training he competes with ...
Act of Love
6.6

Act of Love

Dec. 17, 1953

Act of Love

An American soldier romances a beautiful Parisian during the final days of World War II.
Fighter Attack
5.6

Fighter Attack

Nov. 29, 1953

Fighter Attack

World War II film set in German occupied Italy. A US fighter pilot is shot down in enemy territory during a raid against a German supply depot. ...
Cease Fire!
6.2

Cease Fire!

Nov. 24, 1953

Cease Fire!

A sometimes uncomfortable marriage between fact and fiction, this film is part documentary and part drama, mixing actual war footage with ...
Albert R.N.
6.8

Albert R.N.

Nov. 23, 1953

Albert R.N.

The British inmates of a POW camp think they have an informer among them after several escape attempts fail. One of the prisoners constructs a ...
Flight Nurse
5.7

Flight Nurse

Nov. 15, 1953

Flight Nurse

In this war drama, set during the Korean War, an Air Force nurse gets involved in a love triangle on the front lines.
Take the High Ground!
6.1

Take the High Ground!

Oct. 30, 1953

Take the High Ground!

Sgt. Thorne Ryan, who once fought bravely in Korea, now serves as a hard-nosed drill instructor to new Army recruits at Fort Bliss, Texas. But is ...
Thunder Over the Plains
6.5

Thunder Over the Plains

Set in 1869, after the Civil War, Texas had not yet been readmitted to the Union and carpetbaggers, hiding behind the legal protection of the ...
Attack from the Sea
6.8

Attack from the Sea

Oct. 04, 1953

Attack from the Sea

The historical and biographic movie about the glorified Russian naval commander Ushakov. France begins aggressive wars. The Russian and allied ...
I Was a Parish Priest
7.2

I Was a Parish Priest

Sep. 30, 1953

I Was a Parish Priest

A young priest encounters major problems in the diocese where he must preach the word of the Lord, mainly as a result of hatred caused by ...
China Venture
5.2

China Venture

Sep. 07, 1953

China Venture

American soldiers undertake a mission to capture a Japanese admiral who has survived an air crash in China during WWII.
Sabre Jet
5.3

Sabre Jet

Sep. 04, 1953

Sabre Jet

The story of jet pilots flying over Korea by day, from their Itazuke Air Base in Japan, and of their wives, on station with them, who have dinner ...
War Paint
5.8

War Paint

Aug. 28, 1953

War Paint

An Indian and his beautiful sister attempt to destroy a cavalry patrol trying to deliver a peace treaty to their chief.
From Here to Eternity
7.6

From Here to Eternity

Aug. 28, 1953

From Here to Eternity

In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit’s team, while his captain’s wife and second in command are ...
Sky Commando
5.2

Sky Commando

Aug. 21, 1953

Sky Commando

Colonel Ed Wyatt is regarded by pilots under his command as being a ruthless disciplinarian. His co-pilot, Lt. Hobson Lee, and Jo McWethy, a war ...
The Red Beret
5.9

The Red Beret

Aug. 11, 1953

The Red Beret

Steve MacKendrick (Alan Ladd) resigns from the US Army after causing the needless death of a fellow officer. Wanting to serve in the war, he ...
Mission Over Korea
6.1

Mission Over Korea

Aug. 01, 1953

Mission Over Korea

A rookie pilot in the Korean War wants to avenge his brother’s death.
South Sea Woman
6.4

South Sea Woman

Jun. 27, 1953

South Sea Woman

Marine Sergeant James O’Hearn is being tried at the San Diego Marine base for desertion, theft, scandalous conduct and destruction of ...
Sailor of the King
6.9

Sailor of the King

Jun. 11, 1953

Sailor of the King

A British naval officer has a brief affair with a woman in England and never knows that she bears him a son. 20 years later the boy is on a ship ...
Malta Story
6.5

Malta Story

Jun. 01, 1953

Malta Story

In 1942 Britain was clinging to the island of Malta since it was critical to keeping Allied supply lines open. The Axis also wanted it for their ...
Stalag 17
8.0

Stalag 17

May. 29, 1953

Stalag 17

It’s a dreary Christmas 1944 for the American POWs in Stalag 17. For the men in Barracks 4, all sergeants, have to deal with a grave ...
The Glory Brigade
6.1

The Glory Brigade

May. 20, 1953

The Glory Brigade

During the Korean War Lt. Sam Pryor volunteers his platoon to escort Greek troops to perform a reconnaissance mission behind Communist lines. Due ...
The Desert Rats
6.8

The Desert Rats

May. 20, 1953

The Desert Rats

Richard Burton plays a Scottish Army officer put in charge of a disparate band of ANZAC troops on the perimeter of Tobruk with the German Army ...
The Juggler
6.5

The Juggler

May. 11, 1953

The Juggler

A Holocaust survivor moves to Israel and experiences difficulty adjusting to life.
The Barefoot Battalion
7.4

The Barefoot Battalion

The story of a besieged country in wartime and the effect of such on the children. Told in flashback by a young man after the war, he tells how ...
Fear and Desire
5.5

Fear and Desire

Apr. 01, 1953

Fear and Desire

After their airplane crashes behind enemy lines, four soldiers must survive and try to find a way back to their battalion. However, when they ...
Destination Gobi
6.3

Destination Gobi

Mar. 20, 1953

Destination Gobi

A group of US Navy weathermen taking measurements in the Gobi desert in World War II are forced to seek the help of Mongol nomads to regain their ...
Battle Circus
6.0

Battle Circus

Mar. 06, 1953

Battle Circus

A young Army nurse, Lt Ruth McGara (June Allyson), newly assigned to the 66th MASH during the Korean War, attracts the sexual attention of the ...
The Cruel Sea
7.5

The Cruel Sea

Feb. 24, 1953

The Cruel Sea

At the start of World War II, Cmdr. Ericson is assigned to convoy escort HMS Compass Rose with inexperienced officers and men just out of ...
Appointment in London
6.5

Appointment in London

Feb. 17, 1953

Appointment in London

Wing-commander Tim Mason leads a squadron of Lancaster bombers on almost nightly raids from England. Having flown eighty-seven missions he will ...