1961

Ukrainian Rhapsody
6.2

Ukrainian Rhapsody

Dec. 31, 1961

Ukrainian Rhapsody

Singer Oksana has lost her beloved in the war. Everyone thinks he perished, but actually he was taken prisoner, then ran away, hid, fell into ...
Sun, Moon and Star: Part 2
7.0

Sun, Moon and Star: Part 2

Part 1 ended with Jianbai and Su Yanan among the students fleeing the invading Japanese. Part 2 follows the efforts of all four characters to ...
The Outsider
7.2

The Outsider

Dec. 01, 1961

The Outsider

Arizona Indian Ira Hayes’ (Tony Curtis) life is a tragedy after he joins the Marines and helps raise the flag at Iwo Jima.
The Alphabet of Fear
6.7

The Alphabet of Fear

Nov. 27, 1961

The Alphabet of Fear

In order to gather informations about high-ranking collaborationist official, the resistance movement sends a girl to spy on him. She uses the ...
Munro
6.8

Munro

Nov. 09, 1961

Munro

A four-year-old boy is drafted into the army.
April
7.2

April

Nov. 08, 1961

April

Set at the end of the war. A hot-headed colonel tries to force his men on to heroics although the war is almost over. A war-weary lieutenant ...
Two Half-Times in Hell
8.1

Two Half-Times in Hell

To celebrate Hitler’s birthday, a soccer match is organized between the Germans and prisoners of war.
The Best of Enemies
6.8

The Best of Enemies

Oct. 26, 1961

The Best of Enemies

During World War II, a plane full of RAF fighter crashes in the Ethiopian desert and they are met upon by an enemy Italian patrol that allows ...
El Cid
7.2

El Cid

Oct. 24, 1961

El Cid

Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz (“El Cid” to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of ...
Bridge to the Sun
7.1

Bridge to the Sun

Oct. 17, 1961

Bridge to the Sun

Tells the true story of Gwen Terasaki, who falls in love with, then marries a Japanese diplomat. When war breaks out they find animosity and ...
Seven Women from Hell
5.1

Seven Women from Hell

Oct. 01, 1961

Seven Women from Hell

Seven women from different backgrounds, nationality, age, class, and marital status find themselves in New Guinea, February 1942 – when the ...
Peace to Him Who Enters
7.1

Peace to Him Who Enters

The time is World War II. Lidiya Shaporenko plays a pregnant German woman, trapped behind Russian lines. When the woman goes into labor, three ...
Armored Command
5.3

Armored Command

Jul. 09, 1961

Armored Command

An American army unit is trapped in a small town during a German counterattack and discovers that a spy in the town is providing the Germans with ...
Battle at Bloody Beach
5.6

Battle at Bloody Beach

This is only the second Audie Murphy movie set in WWII after his autobiographical “To Hell and Back.” Here Murphy steps out of his ...
Escape to Nowhere
5.6

Escape to Nowhere

Jun. 11, 1961

Escape to Nowhere

A war film by 13 years old Steven Spielberg. Only 2 minutes of the originally 40 minutes long film survived.
Pigeon Shoot
7.2

Pigeon Shoot

May. 25, 1961

Pigeon Shoot

Young man Marco Laudato, after the ‘8/9/1943’s WW2 armistice, enlists in the Italian Social Republic army, attending the last days of ...
On the Double
6.5

On the Double

May. 19, 1961

On the Double

American GI Ernie Williams, admittedly weak-kneed, has an uncanny resemblance to British Colonel MacKenzie. Williams, also a master of imitation ...
Clear Skies
7.2

Clear Skies

May. 19, 1961

Clear Skies

At the outset of the War, Alexei,an airman, marries Sasha Lvova, a young factory worker. One day, Alexei does not return from his mission and he ...
Taxi for Tobruk
7.3

Taxi for Tobruk

May. 09, 1961

Taxi for Tobruk

During World War II, French Commandos join forces with a German officer in order to survive the African desert.
The Guns of Navarone
7.5

The Guns of Navarone

Apr. 27, 1961

The Guns of Navarone

A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range ...
Very Important Person
6.8

Very Important Person

Apr. 24, 1961

Very Important Person

Comedy set in World War Two, starring James Robertson-Justice and Leslie Phillips. Sir Ernest Pease (Robertson-Justice) is a self-important ...
Operation Bottleneck
4.1

Operation Bottleneck

Apr. 07, 1961

Operation Bottleneck

WWII Burma…Six paratroopers undertake an extremely dangerous mission against the Japanese. It will ultimately cost them their lives, except ...
We Were Young
7.4

We Were Young

Mar. 13, 1961

We Were Young

During Second World War a beautiful love between two young people burns out against the background of the Nazi reality.
The Long and the Short and the Tall
6.8

The Long and the Short and the Tall

Based on a play by Willis Hall. A troop of British soldiers are out in the jungle to record jungle noises and troop noises in the jungle so that ...
Five Days, Five Nights
6.9

Five Days, Five Nights

Five Days, Five Nights (Fünf Tage, Fünf Nächte) takes place in Dresden in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War. While Dresden is in ...
Chronicle of Flaming Years
7.0

Chronicle of Flaming Years

Once again, Russian director Yulia Solnsteva fulfills her goal of directing movies that her late husband Alexandre Dovchenko scripted but did not ...
Brutality in Stone
7.1

Brutality in Stone

Feb. 08, 1961

Brutality in Stone

In his experimental short film “Brutalität in Stein” (Brutality in Stone), Alexander Kluge demonstrates how Nazi architecture used ...