POW camp movies
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POW camp movies

Were thereís a war, thereís a prisoners of war (POW) camps. At least since the Geneva Convention.


Rescue Dawn 2006 war movie

Rescue Dawn (2006)

American pilot shot down over Laos is put into prisonder of war camp in the jungle, but soon he realizes that the only chance to survive is escape.

The Great Escape 1963 war movie

The Great Escape (1963)

Germans gather all the Allied officers that frequently try to escape from the POW camps in one place - built from the scratch to prevent any escapes. But the Allied soldiers not only will attempt to escape, but they have plan for largest escape Germans have ever seen before.

Sisters of War 2010 war movie

Sisters of War (2010)

The fate of Australian nurses and nuns trapped on the New Britain island after the Japanese invasion.

The Railway Man 2014 war movie

The Railway Man (2014)

Eric Lomax can talk for hours about his life passion - the railways. The only thing he canít talk about is what happened to him during the war, when he was forced to build the Burma Railway.

The Deer Hunter 1978 war movie

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Three steelworkers leave their small town in Pennsylvania to join the army. The Vietnam War changes their lives forever.

How I Unleashed World War II 1970 war movie

How I Unleashed World War II (1970)

Polish soldier that involuntary keeps getting in hot water during the World War 2.

The Password Is Courage 1962 war movie

The Password Is Courage (1962)

Story of British officer that took every chance to escape from the Stalags.

Nuremberg 2000 war movie

Nuremberg (2000)

Nuremberg Trials as seen by the American lawyers, who were chosen to organize them.

Stalag 17 1953 war movie

Stalag 17 (1953)

In prisoners of war camp the Americans try to figure out which one of them is passing informations to Germans.

Frozen Flashes 1967 war movie

Frozen Flashes (1967)

While Germans are working on their secret weapon Allied intelligence tries to gain access to their high security base.

The Bridge on the River Kwai 1957 war movie

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

British prisoners arrive to the construction site of bridge that will help the Japanese transport their troops to Burma. Their slave work will help enemy, but at the same time the sabotage will mean death.

Les Milles 1995 war movie

Les Milles (1995)

French commandant of the camp, where refugees from Nazi Germany are kept, risks a lot to save them from being sent back to Germans, who just invaded France.

Unbroken 2014 war movie

Unbroken (2014)

Biography of Louie Zamperini from 1930s, when he was noted athlete, all through the World War 2. From the fame as a runner for national team to the brutal reality of Japanese POW camp.

Back To Bataan 1945 war movie

Back To Bataan (1945)

American soldier organizes the Filipino guerrillas to disrupt the Japanese occupation and prepare ground for Allied invasion.

Very Important Person 1961 war movie

Very Important Person (1961)

British scientist is put into POW camp and the officers are trying to find the way to send him back to England.

Victory 1981 war movie

Victory (1981)

During World War 2 Germans organize the propaganda football match against team formed of Allied players that are captives in the prisoners of war camps in France.

Calm at Sea 2012 war movie

Calm at Sea (2012)

After French Resistance kills German officer the occupant decide to retaliate by killing civilian prisoners.

Eastern Condors 1987 war movie

Eastern Condors (1987)

Colonel Lam is given special mission behind enemy lines - his target is bunker in Vietnam filled with rockets left by the US Army after evacuation in 1975.

Stake Higher Than Life 1967 war movie

Stake Higher Than Life (1967)

Polish agent disguised as German officer infiltrates the Abwehra to pass the informations to Allies.

Decision Before Dawn 1951 war movie

Decision Before Dawn (1951)

German prisoners of war agree to work for American intelligence at the end of World War 2, but their reasons are completely different.

Hartís War 2002 war movie

Hartís War (2002)

When murder is commited in the prisoners of war camp the trial has to take place and young Lieutenant Hart will have to face a tricky challenge.

Rambo: First Blood Part II 1985 war movie

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

Veteran commandos John Rambo is given the chance to be pardoned for his actions if he will take up a risky mission in jungles of Southeast Asia.

Empire of the Sun 1987 war movie

Empire of the Sun (1987)

Teenage boy has to find a way to survive in internment camp when he is separated from his parents during the evacuation from Shanghai.

Uncommon Valor 1983 war movie

Uncommon Valor (1983)

Colonel Jason Rhodes, tired of waiting for his son to be released from POW camp in Vietnam, sets up a team of veterans to storm into the camp and release him.

The Seventh Company Has Been Found 1975 war movie

The Seventh Company Has Been Found (1975)

Chaudard, Pitivier and Tassin are again cut off from their unit, but this time by mistake they end up in castle used by Germans to keep high rank officers and they try to find a way to escape.

Battle of the Coral Sea 1959 war movie

Battle of the Coral Sea (1959)

American submarine is sent on a patrol mission to spot Japanese fleet heading for Coral Sea.

Escape to Athena 1979 war movie

Escape to Athena (1979)

Prisoners on the Greek island plan to escape by... breaking into German military base.