1959

Without Trumpet or Drum
4.8

Without Trumpet or Drum

Summer 1870. Following the French defeat at Sedan. Léon, a soldier in a detachment isolated in the Ardennes forest, is sent in search of water. ...
Thirst
7.2

Thirst

Dec. 17, 1959

Thirst

Based on real events. Vyacheslav Tikhonov, in the first of his spy roles, portrays a scout in an operation to free an Odessa water plant from the ...
The Cow and I
7.1

The Cow and I

Dec. 16, 1959

The Cow and I

In 1942, a French prisonner of war in Germany decide to escape to France using a cow hold by a lunge as a decoy. He cross all Germany in this way.
Never So Few
5.9

Never So Few

Dec. 07, 1959

Never So Few

A U.S. military troop takes command of a band of Burmese guerillas during World War II.
Green Harvest
7.7

Green Harvest

Dec. 02, 1959

Green Harvest

In 1943, a group of high school students decide to take action against the Nazi occupying forces. Showing courage and imagination, they manage to ...
Ballad of a Soldier
8.2

Ballad of a Soldier

Dec. 01, 1959

Ballad of a Soldier

During World War II, earnest young Russian soldier Alyosha Skvortsov is rewarded with a short leave of absence for performing a heroic deed on ...
La Cucaracha
7.0

La Cucaracha

Nov. 12, 1959

La Cucaracha

The Mexican Revolution serves as a backdrop to a torrid love triangle composed of three freedom fighters: a colonel, a widow, and a fiery female ...
Fires on the Plain
8.0

Fires on the Plain

Nov. 03, 1959

Fires on the Plain

In the closing days of WWII remnants of the Japanese army in Leyte are abandoned by their command and face certain starvation.
Battle of the Coral Sea
5.7

Battle of the Coral Sea

A US submarine and its crew are captured by the Japanese on the eve of a major WWII battle.
Wolves in the Abyss
6.5

Wolves in the Abyss

Oct. 30, 1959

Wolves in the Abyss

At some point, somewhere in the relentless events of the Second World War: A submarine returns from a long, successful patrol. Shortly before ...
The Great War
8.3

The Great War

Oct. 28, 1959

The Great War

Italy, 1916. Oreste Jacovacci and Giovanni Busacca are called, as all the Italian youths, to serve the army in the WWI. They both try in every ...
The Bridge
8.0

The Bridge

Oct. 21, 1959

The Bridge

A group of German boys are ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads ...
The Night We Dropped a Clanger
5.6

The Night We Dropped a Clanger

The movie takes place during WWII. A dashing British RAF Officer is earmarked for a secret mission behind enemy lines in occupied France, but ...
General Della Rovere
7.8

General Della Rovere

Oct. 07, 1959

General Della Rovere

The Gestapo forces con man Victorio Bardone (Vittorio De Sica) to impersonate a dead partisan general in order to extract information from his ...
Babette Goes to War
6.1

Babette Goes to War

Sep. 18, 1959

Babette Goes to War

Comedy about a naive French country girl in London who helps the war effort by parachuting into German-occupied France to help kidnap an ...
Yesterday’s Enemy
7.1

Yesterday’s Enemy

Sep. 10, 1959

Yesterday’s Enemy

Set during the Burma Campaign of World War 2, this is the story of courage and endurance of the soldiers struggling at close quarters against the ...
The Devil’s Disciple
7.2

The Devil’s Disciple

The Devil’s Disciple is a 1959 film adaptation of the George Bernard Shaw play of the same title. The Anglo-American film was directed by ...
Fate of a Man
8.0

Fate of a Man

Aug. 01, 1959

Fate of a Man

The story of a man (Andrey Sokolov) whose life was ruthlessly crippled by World War II. His wife and daughters were killed during the bombing of ...
The Angry Hills
5.8

The Angry Hills

Jul. 29, 1959

The Angry Hills

Nazis chase a U.S. newsman (Robert Mitchum) paid to smuggle names of Greek resistance leaders to London.
Ten Seconds to Hell
6.5

Ten Seconds to Hell

Jul. 17, 1959

Ten Seconds to Hell

Two rivals (Jeff Chandler, Jack Palance) from a German bomb squad are left to deactivate duds in postwar Berlin.
Submarine I-57 Will Not Surrender
7.4

Submarine I-57 Will Not Surrender

In World War II, the commanding officer of a sub, against his will takes on board two Western diplomats, to take them to the Canaries and arrange ...
Operation Bullshine
5.5

Operation Bullshine

Jun. 30, 1959

Operation Bullshine

During World War II, a Royal Artillery officer is assigned to an anti-aircraft battery that is filled with female soldiers of the Auxiliary ...
The Horse Soldiers
7.2

The Horse Soldiers

Jun. 11, 1959

The Horse Soldiers

A Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind confederate lines in strength to destroy a rail supply center. Along with them is sent a doctor who causes ...
Pork Chop Hill
7.1

Pork Chop Hill

May. 29, 1959

Pork Chop Hill

American GI’s must retake a barren hill in Korea that has been overrun by Red Chinese troops. The ensuing battle becomes a meat grinder for ...
Girl Seeks Father
6.7

Girl Seeks Father

May. 19, 1959

Girl Seeks Father

The film was set in Russia during World War II and is about a 5 year old girl searching for her partisan leader father while escaping from the ...