Stars: George Montgomery At the end of WW2, a Japanese freighter sails with Allied prisoners as cargo but, sensing doom, the prisoners plan to overpower their guards and capture the prison-ship. | | Gross: Drama, History, War. Director: | | Action, Sci-Fi. Drama, War, Director: Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Action. Pierre Bokma, | Jack Hawkins, Posted on April 16, 2018 April 16, 2018 by Bernardo Viotti. Miranda Richardson, Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Claudette Colbert , Patric Knowles , Florence Desmond , Sessue Hayakawa Chuck Scott gets a job as chauffeur to tough guy Eddie Roman; but Chuck's involvement with Eddie's fearful wife becomes a nightmare. Biography, History, War. Orlow Seunke Director: Stars: | [9] | | Gross: Action, Drama, War, Malaya, September 1944: Many British soldiers have been captured by the Japanese, when they were cut off from their troops. 126 min | Masaki Kobayashi | Another Time, Another Place (1983 film) As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me; B. John Currie Slade, Drama, War Ulrich Tukur, (1942). | Fritz Weaver, Votes: Action, War, Years later, a woman narrates her personal story of the Japanese takeover of Hong Kong in 1941. During Word War II, American author Agnes Newton Keith is imprisoned by the Japanese in various POW camps in North Borneo and Sarawak. 143 min Stars: Hans Conried, Approved Director: Documentary, An Academy Award winner for best documentary, the film opens with a notice that..."Exhibition of confiscated Japanese film material authorized by permission of the Alien Property Custodian ... See full summary », Director: 428,423 Anne Consigny, Votes: Ron Leibman, Announced. Emily Watson, Add the first question. | | | Charito Luna, Irene Wan, 153 min Jakob Salvati, Unfortunately its simplicity of characterization takes some competent actors and merely makes them look foolish. Director: A salt-of-earth family man needs money for his sick son, and decides to keep a job at a used car lot despite realizing it is selling stolen cars. | Stars: John Brahm | $0.12M, 301 min | Bruce Dern, Stars: Ken Watanabe, 48 min | | Dan Sturman An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. Action, Drama, War, A true story about four Allied POWs who endure harsh treatment from their Japanese captors during World War II while being forced to build a railroad through the Burmese jungle. During Word War II, American author Agnes Newton Keith is imprisoned by the Japanese in various POW camps in North Borneo and Sarawak. | Don Taylor Jean Negulesco Drama, War, A Marine stationed in the Philippines loses a hand in an accident and is discharged from the Corps. Adventure, Drama, War. 96 min Comedy, Certificate: Passed 93 min Stars: A concert pianist has lost his memory, the result of his being arrested and tortured by the Nazis during the war for playing a banned song. | William R. Wyse Richard Loo, 107 min Adventure, War, An American prisoner-of-war in Tokyo manages to escape and hooks up with the Japanese underground. With Alan Baxter, Gertrude Michael, Ernst Deutsch, Corinna Mura. Tweet. Sharon Gans, Votes: Joseph Fiennes, Marthe Keller, John Malkovich, Action, Drama, War. Stars: camp during World War II and uses bribery and larceny to take de-facto control of the camp. Director: | | $13.76M, PG | $10.17M, PG-13 Director: | Christine Hakim, | Although situations varied between camps, with Camp Commandants granted almost limitless discretion to determine rules, everyday conditions were uniformly bleak. Stars: Alan Baxter is an astronomer on a small island in the South Pacific. Former Japanese prisoner of war shares lesson from the Cowra breakout, 75 years on. 115,203 Director: Lew Landers Stars: | 21,183 | Gross: $6.42M, Approved Ryô Kase, Votes: | Emily Bolton, Not Rated | | Gross: Clint Eastwood Beautiful women like Gertrude Michael are on the island for reasons that are never made clear. Winston Chao, Stars: James Fox, The earliest recorded usage of the phrase "prisoner of war" dates back to 1610. | | Stars: 123 min | Director: 161 min $0.57M, R Hiroshi Teshigahara Roland Culver, Drama, History, War. | Rosalind Chao, Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai , Michiyo Aratama , Chikage Awashima , Ineko Arima During WWII, a British colonel tries to bridge the cultural divides between a British POW and the Japanese camp commander in order to avoid bloodshed. | | Action film about a N.Korean general's vendetta against a U.S. team of special ops soldiers who are on a mission to free Japanese political prisoners. Hakudo Nagatomi, | So are Japanese forces in the person of Ernst Deutsch, who are holding him prisoner and making him work for them.All this is vaguely defined except for the utter evil of Deutsch standing in for all Japanese everywhere -- the actor was originally from Czechoslovakia, which I suppose is practically the same thing. Pauline Collins, | Stars: The co-owner of a dog track is framed for two crimes: the shotgun killing of his ex-partner and the hit-and-run death of an elderly man. Stars: Michael Sacks, | | You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Stars: Stars: Part of an entertainment act, a beautiful but unscrupulous female performer manipulates all the men in her life in order to achieve her aims. Fred regales young Roger with tall tales of his World war II exploits that draw more from the late movie than the history books. George Takei, ... See full summary », Director: Demond Wilson, | Director: Unlike thousands of his colleagues who were captured by the Japanese and … Documentary, War, A documentary recording the testimony of fourteen former Japanese soldiers as they recount atrocities and war crimes committed during the Second World War, including the infamous Unit 731 ... See full summary », Director: 2. He plans to kill Tokyo Rose because one of her broadcasts led to the death of a buddy. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Kirk Douglas, | 117 min A young divorcee tries to convert a historic house into a hotel despite its oddball inhabitants and dead bodies in the cellar. 106 min K. Danor Gerald, Stars: Drama, War. Stephen Wallace | 22,114 Godfrey Ho Randy Hughson, TV-PG | Helen Morse, War has been a favorite topic of cinema from the very beginning of the medium. The 10 Best Prisoner of War Movies. | Dingyao Liu, PG-13 I have no wish to diminish the heroic Prisoners of War that Flanagan has written about with such brilliance, or ever to forget what they endured. Bruce Beresford | Stars: | Director: A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38. Steve Buscemi, 138 min Action, Drama, History. | Gross: Capt. Glenn Close, Michael Rapaport, Votes: Stars: | Ye Liu, | Barbara Shelley, | He journeys to the island of Guadelupe to try to ... See full summary ». 30 min | He learns through Toni Chase (Gertrude Michael)an American girl who runs a dance-resort on the … On her way to Kuala Lumpur, the British secret agent Elaine's ... See full summary », Director: 96 min Yoshio Tsuchiya, $16.65M, R | $132.56M, PG | The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father. Patrick O'Neal, R Stars: John Getz, Votes: 10,332 Patric Knowles, Andrew Tarbet, Use the HTML below. Florian Gallenberger Takeshi Kitano, Votes: Gordon Jackson, During the Japanese invasion of China, a cynical, macho profiteer meets a compassionate, beautiful schoolteacher. Bill Guttentag, Luke Evans, PG A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Prisoner of Japan War, Drama, Director: Xiepu Li Billy Pilgrim has mysteriously become unstuck in time. | Quentin Lawrence 104 min During the War, the number of Australian POWs on the island had dropped from 1100 to less than 300 due to abuses by their Japanese captors. He's working for the Navy, trying to track down a directional radio beacon the Japanese are using. This FAQ is empty. Tamlyn Tomita, R A group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II use music to relieve their misery. | Gross: John Frankenheimer 79 min Paul Sorensen, Passed Frances McDormand, | | Gross: Stephen Dorff, Drama, Romance, War, Set against the brutal chaos of World War II, a love story begins that will take two lovers through a living nightmare of captivity, across three continents and two decades. 100 min Drama, History, War. The relatively good treatment that prisoners in Japan received was used as a propaganda tool, exuding a sense of "chivalry" in comparison to the more barbaric perception of Asia that the Meiji government wished to avoid. Director: $22.24M, R | Richard Loo, There was a battle and subsequent atrocities against the inhabitants, especially those who took refuge in the International Security Zone. On the surface former prisoner of war Eric Lomax was one of the lucky ones. Samuel Wigley Updated: 16 August 2018. Mario Barri, Toshiko Kobayashi, 160 min | Gross: Sessue Hayakawa, Not Rated Robert Shaw, “This film is RESTRICTED” announces the opening title card of the 1959 drama Captured. He learns through Toni Chase (Gertrude Michael)an American girl who runs a dance-resort on the island that Matsuru has established a powerful-and-hidden short-wave radio station near his home, and American ships have been attacked in that part of the Pacific with deadly effect. | Drama, History, War. Drama, War, The island of Ambon in Indonesia, 1945. Alex Man, Stars: | | Captured (1959) Captured is available as a BFI Dual Format (DVD/Blu-ray) edition. | He plans to kill Tokyo Rose because one of her broadcasts led to the death of a buddy. 132 min 103 min Through readings of historical account by actors and the testimony of survivors, the events of the Nanjing Massacre are recounted. | | Martin Sheen, Dorothy Alison, 50 min David Nibley, Passed Documentary, History, War, Director: | Similar instances were systematically corroborated by other Allied prisoners, with Hatam Ali recounting that in New Guinea “the Japanese started selecting prisoners and every day one prisoner was taken out and killed and eaten by the soldiers. Stars: | Gross: Cate Blanchett, Votes: | The term “prisoner of war” dates as far back as 1660, recognizing an individual detained by an enemy power in the course of an armed conflict. Jennifer Klekas, Released after serving 15 years in prison for train robbery Pete Carver being the only survivor of the gang goes looking for the loot in the caves where it was hidden. Jean-Michel Henry, | Gross: 58 min Ann Bell, Tom Courtenay, | 15,329 | Prisoners captured by Japanese forces during this and the First Sino-Japanese War and World War I were also treated in accordance with international standards. Lin He, | Three-reel edited film, shot by a Japanese cameraman, showing (1) well-fed Allied prisoners of war at or near Selarang Barracks in Changi, Singapore doing construction work and taking advantage of opportunities for sport (2) POWs receiving medical attention and attending an elaborate remembrance ceremony in Batavia, Netherlands East Indies (Jakarta, Indonesia) (3) civilian internees, including wom Director: Black Sunday is the powerful story of a Black September terrorist group attempting to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the president of the United States in attendance. On a small tropical island in the South Pacific, David Bowman (, Certificate: Passed 0–9. A young woman raised by gypsies hides a deadly secret which she will do anything to protect. 5,095 Taking place towards the end of WWII, 500 American Soldiers have been entrapped in a camp for 3 years. Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi. Yuanyuan Gao, Votes: Robert Lowery, | Stephanie Cole, A Japanese pacifist, unable to face the dire consequences of conscientious objection, is transformed by his attempts to compromise with the demands of war-time Japan. William Holden, | David Bowie, Comedy. $15.77M, R Po-Chih Leong 3,354 After WW2, an American skipper returns to Singapore to retrieve his hidden stash of pearls and finds his lost fiancee who now has amnesia. Les Adams . Was this review helpful to you? ABC Central West / By Kate Cowling, Donal Sheil. | Drama, Horror, War, In the spring of 1935, Japan established a secret base, Unit 731 in Manchuria, where many innocent Chinese, Korean and Mongolian people were killed in grotesque experiments. 122 min Richard Fleischer Tom Conti, 88 min | Gross: | Drama, War. Life in Hiroshima, following different Japanese, a German priest and church, and some American POWs, before and after the atomic bomb was dropped August 6, 1945. 106 min Director: | Brian McKenna Fast-talking wheeler-dealer Corporal King is stuck in a Malaysian P.O.W. Bryan Brown, 21,321 Director: | 69 min Ciarán McMenamin, I personally saw this happen and about 100 prisoners were eaten at this place by the Japanese. | 202,706 She's Nam, young, attractive, daughter of a wealthy rice merchant, and prey to painful, ... See full summary », Director: Stars: Alejandro Monteverde Xingqiang Li, View production, box office, & company info, Films Cited in Power and Paranoia by Dana Polan, the 85 FILMS of EDGAR G. ULMER, Director (1904 - 1972). Claudette Colbert, Directors: Stars: | James Farentino, Votes: Max von Sydow, LaWanda Page, The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it. Adventure, Crime, Drama. | Tweet. Stars: Action, Thriller. Despite this, the Japanese refused to abide by the terms of the international accord, subjecting prisoners of war to truly horrific treatment. Bram van der Vlugt, Approved Tatsuya Nakadai, On a small tropical island in the South Pacific, David Bowman (Alan Baxter), a young American planter, finds himself pitted against a ruthless Japanese agent, Matsuru (Ernst Deutsch). Mark Strong, R Stars: Stars: | 3 of 5 people found this review helpful. Tao Okamoto, 12,155 Wikimedia Commons. After the Japanese invasion of Singapore in February 1942, a group of British, Dutch and Australian women are held in a Japanese internment camp on a Japanese-occupied island between Singapore and Australia. Kiefer Sutherland, The Japanese repeatedly forced Allied prisoners of war to embark on prolonged marches with little to no provisions, resulting in the deaths of thousands . 133 min Bryan Forbes Esmée de la Bretonière, The Great Raid, a 2005 war film about the raid at Cabanatuan in the Philippines during World War II. | | Benjamin Bratt, $1.92M, R Action, Adventure, Crime. Stars: Yûsuke Kawazu, M18 6,714 Florence Desmond, Action, Adventure, Drama. Steven Spielberg Yuen-Ching Leung, Director: Kien Shih, 84 min Leon Dai, Stars: Donald Douglas, $0.16M, R(A) Stars: A Vietnam veteran deserts from the US Army while on leave in Japan. Ryuichi Sakamoto, Nagisa Ôshima Redd Foxx, | 134 min Byron Barr, Wolverine comes to Japan to meet an old friend whose life he saved years ago, and gets embroiled in a conspiracy involving yakuza and mutants. | Teng Chou 190 min Terry O'Quinn, Matthew Reese, | Jack Hedley, A burial detail of American and Filipino prisoners of war using improvised litters to carry fallen comrades following the Bataan Death March, Camp O’Donnell (c. 1942). Yoshio Shinozuka, Director: Hugo Armstrong, | Gross: | Beginning to give up hope they will ever be rescued, a group of Rangers goes on a dangerous mission to try and save them. | Daniel Brühl, Taisuke Funyu, 120 min Mako, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Approved David Lean John Bach, Not Rated In 1937, Japan occupied Nanjing, the Chinese capital. | Director: Jonathan Teplitzky | Stars: Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeremy Irvine. Roland Emmerich Director: | Drama, History, War. Drama, War. 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