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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B12757
Winner of three Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress, this acclaimed drama follows the plight of Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man in 1840s New York, who is abducted and sold into slavery. Shipped to New Orleans, Northup labors for years to survive and win his freedom, while bonding with a young ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B61952
George Peppard, Ursula Andress, and James Mason star in the story of a ruthless German soldier during World War I whose rise to flying ace is attained through a progression of increasingly dangerous "kills," while romancing a beautiful countess. Thrilling aerial scenes highlight this adventure co-starring Jeremy Kemp, Anton Diffring. ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B12134
After being captured by the Nazis and taken to a POW camp in Italy, an American colonel (Frank Sinatra) rallies his mostly British fellow prisoners and devises a daring escape plan that hinges on hijacking a German train and riding it into Switzerland. Suspense-filled WWII saga also stars Trevor Howard, John Leyton, Edward Mulhare, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B21400
The battle of wills between Michelangelo and Pope Julius II over the artist's painting of the Sistine Chapel ceiling is a sumptuous historical drama with great performances from stars Charlton Heston and Rex Harrison and spectacular re-creations of the chapel. Carol Reed directs. 138 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English DTS HD 5.1 ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY 
SKU: B66038
Bernardo Bertolucci's stunning historical drama, winner of nine Oscars including Best Picture and Director, follows the tragic life of Pu Yi: child ruler of Imperial China, dissolute playboy in exile, Japanese puppet leader, and prisoner of the Communists. Filmed throughout China and in Beijing's Forbidden City, this exquisite film ... more
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Titanic (1997)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY  +  BLU-RAY 3D   Widescreen
SKU: B11998
Director James Cameron's epic blockbuster, at the time the most expensive movie ever, won a record-tying 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. As an undersea expedition explores the remains of the RMS Titanic, a survivor of the doomed ship relates her account of the 1912 voyage, when, as a young socialite, she ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Director:Clint Eastwood |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B75037
Directed by Clint Eastwood (and filmed back to back with "Letters from Iwo Jima"), this remarkable WWII drama chronicles the fates of the six men whose raising of the American flag on Iwo Jima was immortalized in an iconic photograph. After returning to the U.S., the three surviving men become unwitting symbols of the Allied cause--resulting ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B66117
Based on a true incident, this gripping thriller from Kathryn Bigelow stars Harrison Ford as a high-ranking Soviet naval officer who, in 1961, supplants captain Liam Neeson as commander of K-19, the Russian fleet's flagship submarine. When Cold War tensions flare up, K-19 is rushed into action patrolling the Atlantic, but clashes between ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B72630
This spectacular mounting of Tolstoy's classic novel was the first English-language adaptation realized for the silver screen. Set in Russia during the Napoleonic Wars, the sweeping saga juggles a complex web of intrigues involving families of aristocrats caught up in a tumultuous time when love often conflicted with duty. Henry Fonda, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY 
SKU: B61853
Elements of rich period detail and high adventure are masterfully blended with humor and romance in this staggering historical drama from John Ford. Henry Fonda and Claudette Colbert are newlywed homesteaders in upstate New York during the American Revolution, fending off marauding Indians and the British. Co-stars Edna May Oliver, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B21188
Stunning battle sequences and amazing historical detail highlight this prequel to 1993's "Gettysburg" which focuses on such Civil War military leaders as the South's Robert E. Lee (Robert Duvall) and Stonewall Jackson (Stephen Lang) and the Union's Joshua Chamberlain (Jeff Daniels). Following these commanders' actions from 1861 to 1863, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B10569
The blossoming romance between young Princess Victoria (Emily Blunt) and Prince Albert (Rupert Friend) forms the basis of this involving drama set in 1830s England. Palace intrigues also commence as King William (Jim Broadbent) nears death and Sir John Conroy (Mark Strong) contemplates how he might be appointed to rule instead of Victoria. ... more
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Rob Roy(1995)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B21088
Stirring historical adventure set in the Scottish highlands during the early 1700s and starring Liam Neeson as Robert Roy MacGregor, a cattle drover forced to become an outlaw and fight for his freedom and honor when a scheming British nobleman steals money due MacGregor. Jessica Lange, Tim Roth and John Hurt also star in this epic, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B12621
Writer/director Philip Kaufman brings sweeping action, humor, and human drama to his adaptation of Tom Wolfe's novel about the birth of the Space Age. As pilot Chuck Yeager (Sam Shepard) pushes the envelope to break the sound barrier, Alan Shepard (Scott Glenn), Gordon Cooper (Dennis Quaid), Gus Grissom (Fred Ward), John Glenn (Ed Harris), ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Fullscreen
SKU: B71412
Based on a true story, this highly sought-after, made-for-TV World War II drama follows American officer Major Harry Cook (Doug McClure) as he's captured while aiding defecting Norwegian scientist Halden Brevik (Rene Auberjonois), who's been working with the Nazis on the atomic bomb. Locked inside Colditz Castle, Cook and Brevik mount ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B61177
Director Alan J. Pakula rendered Woodward and Bernstein's account of the unraveling of the Watergate scandal and created one of the most suspenseful political thrillers of the '70s. Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman are the resolute Washington Post reporters, with Jason Robards as gruff editor Ben Bradlee; co-stars Jane Alexander and ... more
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Nixon(1995)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B51038
Oliver Stone's epic look at the life of Richard M. Nixon showcases Anthony Hopkins in a tour-de-force performance as the embattled 37th president. Following Nixon from his troubled Quaker upbringing through his checkered political career and the scandal of Watergate, the film offers insight into the man behind the public image. With ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B65132
Clint Eastwood's powerful companion piece to "Flags of Our Fathers" tells the story of the battle of Iwo Jima from the perspective of a group of Japanese soldiers. Among the men sent to defend the island from the imminent American attack are a baker who longs to see his newborn daughter, an equestrian champion, an idealistic military ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: BLU-RAY   Fullscreen
SKU: B61619
When their battalion's assault at the Changjin Reservoir meets overwhelming opposition from Chinese and North Korean forces, Marine topkick Frank Lovejoy and reservist second Richard Carlson face a daunting rearguard effort to return their men to hospitable ground. Acclaimed Korean War opus from director Joseph H. Lewis co-stars Russ ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B61926
Breathtaking battle scenes highlight this historical adventure epic that chronicles the 1879 conflict between a small detachment of British troops and 4000 Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift missionary station in Colonial Africa. Hopelessly outnumbered, Royal Engineer Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and infantry officer Lt. Gonville ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B66514
Near the end of the Civil War, wounded Confederate soldier W.P. Inman (Jude Law) struggles to reach his beloved Ada's (Nicole Kidman) North Carolina home. As he encounters mysterious characters on his trek, Ada tries to run her late father's farm with help from a no-nonsense spitfire (Best Supporting Actress Oscar-winner Renee Zellweger). ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Blu-ray Widescr
SKU: B10731
Francis Ford Coppola directed, produced, and co-wrote this masterful Vietnam War-updating of Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness." The film chronicles the harrowing journey of Army officer Captain Benjamin Willard (Martin Sheen), sent on a dangerous mission to Cambodia to terminate renegade Special Forces colonel Walter Kurtz (Marlon ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B53020
Perhaps the finest historical battle film ever funded by Libyan dictator Col. Muammar Qaddafi, this sweeping war story stars Anthony Quinn as Omar Mukhtar, a Bedouin teacher-turned-guerrilla leader who spearheaded Libya's rebellion against the invading forces of Fascist Italy in the 1920s. With Oliver Reed, John Gielgud, and Rod Steiger ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B61927
Sweeping historical epic set in Africa during the 1880s, focusing on the rivalry between enigmatic British general Charles "Chinese" Gordon (Charlton Heston) and the fierce Moslem leader known as "the Mahdi" (Laurence Olivier). Large-scale battle scenes and superlative acting highlight this intelligent, exciting saga. With Ralph Richardson ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B66625
Ridley Scott's gorgeously lensed directorial debut adapts Joseph Conrad's story of two officers in Napoleon's army who carry on a fierce and increasingly brutal series of duels that spans two decades. As French officers D'Hubert (Keith Carradine) and Feraud (Harvey Keitel) fight each other to preserve their honor, insight into each ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: BLU-RAY   Fullscreen
SKU: B61986
The heroic true exploits of the Flying Tigers--the American Volunteer Group of pilots who flew against Japanese forces for China in the days before Pearl Harbor--inspired this patriotic drama that was star John Wayne's first entry in the war genre. The exciting dogfight scenes are a highlight; with Paul Kelly, John Carroll, Anna Lee. ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B21353
Epic fight scenes highlight this historical actioner set in 5th-century B.C. Greece, which depicts the heroic doomed stand of a band of fierce Spartan warriors against overwhelming Persian forces during the Battle of Thermopylae. Richard Egan, Ralph Richardson, Barry Coe, and Diane Baker star. AKA: "Lion of Sparta." 114 min. Widescreen; ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Fullscreen
SKU: B72171
As the men of the Navy aircraft carrier USS Princeton prepare for combat in the Korean War, senior officer Sterling Hayden thinks back to his first days as the ship's commander during World War II, when his no-nonsense attitude caused friction between himself and his crew, particularly executive officer Richard Carlson. Boasting actual ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B52053
George C. Scott won (and turned down) a Best Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of brilliant, grizzled WWII general George S. Patton in director Franklin Schaffner's epic screen biodrama. Winner of six other Oscars, including Best Picture, the film focuses on Patton's service as commander of American forces in North Africa, his participation ... more
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Platoon(1986)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B52234
Oliver Stone drew on his own real-life experiences for this harrowing Vietnam drama that won Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director. Charlie Sheen stars as a young grunt who volunteers for frontline combat and is soon caught up in the bitter power struggle between his grizzled, battle-scarred platoon sergeant (Tom Berenger) ... more
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J. Edgar(2011)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B66525
Directed by Clint Eastwood, this compelling biopic stars Leonardo DiCaprio as J. Edgar Hoover--the director of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years. Both feared and admired by colleagues and contemporaries, he remained dedicated to his job while dealing with his secrets and his relationships with his overprotective mother (Judi Dench) and ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B10188
The breakdown of an aging African-American WWII veteran (Laz Alonso) opens a powerful window into the past, when, in 1944, his "Buffalo Soldiers" unit became stranded behind enemy lines in Italy. While their leader (Derek Luke) tries to arrange their extraction, the men struggle with their patriotic ideals and bond with a terrified ... more
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Amelia(2009)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B71050
Her exploits made her a hero; her disappearance made her a legend. Hilary Swank stars as pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart, who defied the stereotypes of her time by becoming the first woman to fly across the Atlantic in 1932, and whose ill-fated around-the-world attempt five years later would be one of the century's greatest mysteries. ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Director:John Moore |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B65031
Navy air navigator Owen Wilson gets his chance to prove his expertise by getting the call from admiral Gene Hackman to join fellow pilot Gabriel Macht for a Christmas Day mission. After their planes are shot down by two missiles, Wilson is left to fend for himself against a Bosnian sniper. And after radioing for help, Hackman's plan ... more
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China Gate(1957)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B71945
One of the first war films to be set in Vietnam (back when it was called French Indochina), writer/director Samuel Fuller's tale of a multinational mercenary mission to blow up an ammo depot near the Chinese borders stars Gene Barry as the squad leader, Angie Dickinson as half-Chinese smuggler "Lucky Legs," Lee Van Cleef as a communist ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: BLU-RAY   Fullscreen
SKU: B62130
Ginger Rogers plays Dolley Madison in a fine biography that traces the legendary lady's involvement stealing secrets from the British during the Revolutionary War, her affair with Aaron Burr (David Niven), and her life as wife of James Madison (Burgess Meredith) and America's First Lady. Frank Borzage's flavorful historical opus co-stars ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B61684
In the years after commanding America's WWI air combat in France, General Billy Mitchell (Gary Cooper) was unsparing in his criticism of the Army's lack of faith in the future of air power. By 1925, an enraged military brass saw to his demotion, as well as his secret court-martial for insubordination. Riveting courtroom drama from Otto ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY 
SKU: B10722
Stanley Kubrick's gut-wrenching anti-war drama stars Kirk Douglas as individualistic French World War I officer Colonel Dax, who volunteers to defend three of his own men facing trial for cowardice when an ill-advised "suicide mission" conceived by a feckless commanding officer (Adolphe Menjou) and an opportunistic general (George Macready) ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B72339
Director Anthony Mann's gripping Korean War drama stars Robert Ryan as a war-weary lieutenant trying to get ammo and supplies back to his platoon, cut off deep in enemy-held territory. Complicating the mission is his alliance of necessity with an officer (Aldo Ray) he personally detests. Robert Keith, Vic Morrow, and Nehemiah Persoff ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B62164
"There is only one way to keep faith with a Pole. Put your faith in your sword and your sword in the Pole." So declaims Yul Brynner as Taras Bulba, the feisty Cossack leader who heads a revolt in 16th-century Poland, only to have his son (Tony Curtis) betray him by falling in love. Dynamic action saga, based on the Nikolai Gogol novel, ... more
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Defiance(2008)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B51302
Gripping World War II drama tells the true story of brothers Tuvia (Daniel Craig) and Zus (Liev Schreiber) Bielski, Belarusian farmers who become unlikely revolutionaries, turning a group of Jewish war refugees into freedom fighters. Seeking safety in the forest, the Bielskis and their ragtag band--which included over 1,000 members--forged ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Director:Justin Chadwick |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B79134
Outstanding performances highlight this lavish romantic drama that chronicles the rivalry that develops between Boleyn sisters Mary (Scarlett Johansson) and Anne (Natalie Portman) as they find themselves locked in a bitter competition for the affections of monarch Henry VIII (Eric Bana) in 16th-century England. Kristin Scott Thomas, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B12348
Man up for this muscular World War II action outing about a company of American soldiers lost behind enemy lines during the Battle of the Bulge. Any desire they may have had to escape is diverted once they learn of Hitler's top secret "super bomb" project, a disturbing revelation that drives them even deeper into Nazi territory to help ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B52006
Stunning battle sequences and amazing historical detail highlight this prequel to 1993's "Gettysburg" which focuses on such Civil War military leaders as the South's Robert E. Lee (Robert Duvall) and Stonewall Jackson (Stephen Lang) and the Union's Joshua Chamberlain (Jeff Daniels). Following these commanders' actions from 1861 to 1863, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Director:Edward Zwick |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B65046
Forceful military drama from director Edward Zwick ("Glory") stars Denzel Washington as Nat Serling, a guilt-ridden Army officer investigating MEDEVAC pilot Karen Walden (Meg Ryan), a candidate for a posthumous Medal of Honor for her heroism during the Persian Gulf War. Interviewing members of Walden's platoon, Serling uncovers some ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B51561
An Academy Award-winning performance by Forest Whitaker as one of the 20th century's most infamous dictators, Ugandan strongman General Idi Amin Dada, fuels this film version of Giles Foden's novel. Through the eyes of (fictitious) Scottish doctor Nicholas Garrigan (James McAvoy), whose aid work in the central African nation brings ... more
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Colditz(2005)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B10752
While being held prisoner in Germany's Colditz Castle during World War II, an Allied officer (Tom Hardy) attempts a series of daring escapes when he learns that a friend and former fellow inmate (Damian Lewis) has managed to make his way to London where he's begun romancing Hardy's fiancee (Sophia Myles). James Fox, Laurence ... more
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Emperor(2012)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B61690
At the dawn of the American occupation in post-World War II Japan, Gen. Douglas MacArthur (Tommy Lee Jones) tasks Sino-American relations expert Gen. Bonner Fellers (Matthew Fox) with weighing the viability of prosecuting Emperor Hirohito as a war criminal. As he ponders a decision he has mere days to make, Fellers reflects on his lost ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B10644
This gripping biofilm of World War I German flying ace Manfred von Richthofen (Matthias Schweighofer) finds the skilled dogfighter becoming a valuable propaganda tool to the German high command, eager to perpetuate the legends surrounding his exploits in the skies. Complicating matters is the Red Baron's love ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B21007
Set during the 1944 Allied invasion of Saipan, John Woo's WWII epic stars Nicolas Cage as a battle-hardened Marine sergeant reluctantly charged with protecting young private Adam Beach, one of a group of Navajo recruits whose native language became an unbreakable code and who dealt with prejudice from their fellow soldiers. Noah Emmerich, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B12577
In this war drama that blends action, pathos, and laughter, Australian professional soldiers serving in the jungles of Vietnam learn that combat isn't going to be as easy as their training led them to believe. For every inch of ground they take thanks to the cohesive work of their unit, clashes with military brass take their toll, lives ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B31127
In the final days of the Korean War, with negotiations to end the conflict at a glacial pace, Lt. Joe Clemons (Gregory Peck) reluctantly leads a 135-man detachment on an assignment called purely for show, and certain to be casualty-heavy--retaking Pork Chop Hill from the Chinese. Lewis Milestone's sobering battle opus co-stars Rip Torn, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B61873
The ambitious ascent of Napoleon Bonaparte (Marlon Brando) from hero of the Revolution to conquest-minded Emperor of France is told from the perspective of Desiree Clary (Jean Simmons), the wealthy merchant's daughter who would be his first love, and would go unforgotten throughout his turbulent life. Sumptuous historical ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: BLU-RAY   Fullscreen
SKU: B72573
The 1942 assassination in Prague of Nazi security head General Reinhard Heydrich, "the man with the iron heart," inspired director/co-writer Fritz Lang to create this fictional account of the incident. Brian Donlevy plays the assassin, a Czech freedom fighter, who, while hiding out in the home of a university professor (Walter Brennan), ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY 
SKU: B66155
Fascinating Civil War epic from director Ang Lee ("The Ice Storm") centers on four members of the "Missouri Irregulars," pro-Southern bushwhackers who attacked Union loyalists throughout the volatile border state. After staying at a homestead of Confederate sympathizers during the winter, the group stages a daring raid on nearby Lawrence, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY 
SKU: B66205
Returning to the screen after a 20-year absence, writer/director Terrence Malick adapts James Jones' semi-autobiographical novel about the pivotal WWII battle of Guadalcanal in the South Pacific. The brutal realities of combat are seen through the eyes of a U.S. army company headed by officers Elias Koteas and Sean Penn. Also in the ... more
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Elizabeth(1998)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B66160
She overcame the intrigues of her half-sister to escape the executioner and ascend to the throne of England, and was forced to ignore the dictates of her heart to keep her crown. Cate Blanchett is superb in the title role in this lush biodrama that looks at the early years of Elizabeth I's reign. Geoffrey Rush, Joseph Fiennes, and Kathy ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B52330
It started out as a "routine" trip to the moon in 1970, but it became a desperate race against time that had an entire world holding its breath. Astronauts Jim Lovell (Tom Hanks), Fred Haise (Bill Paxton), and Jack Swigert (Kevin Bacon) are the crew of Apollo 13, forced to improvise a return to Earth when an on-board explosion causes ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Director:Werner Herzog |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
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Revisiting the subject he covered in the documentary "Little Dieter Needs to Fly," director Werner Herzog's compelling drama boasts a stirring performance by Christian Bale as Lt. Dieter Dengler, a U.S. Navy pilot shot down over Laos during the Vietnam War. Captured and taken to a squalid prison camp, Dengler takes charge of a small ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B66161
Cate Blanchett reprises her role as Elizabeth I in this sumptuous sequel. With her throne in danger from both Mary, Queen of Scots (Samantha Morton) and Spain's King Phillip II's (Jordi Molla) armada, Elizabeth must protect her kingdom while finding herself intrigued by the charms of seafaring adventurer Sir Walter Raleigh ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: BLU-RAY 
SKU: B10480
Both parts of Steven Soderbergh's ambitious, epic screen biography of iconic Marxist revolutionary leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara (Benicio Del Toro) are presented, as "Che: Part One" finds Che at the side of Fidel Castro (Demian Bichir) as he brings about the 1959 downfall of the Batista dictatorship. "Che: Part Two" follows ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
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Michael Sheen and Frank Langella reprise their roles from the award-winning play by Peter Morgan, who adapted his own work for this gripping drama directed by Ron Howard. Granting his first post-presidency interview to British talk show host David Frost (Sheen) in 1977, the disgraced Richard Nixon (Langella) anticipates outwitting his ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B11483
As the quest to prosecute those responsible for the murder of President Abraham Lincoln heats up, Mary Surratt (Robin Wright) is arrested and charged with conspiracy along with seven other men. Because she owns the boarding house where the assassination was planned, her guilt seems clear to many, but during her military tribunal, her ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B61275
Brad Pitt stars as a U.S. Army officer who leads a group of Jewish-American soldiers on a mission: kill as many Nazis as possible. When it's learned that Hitler will be at a film premiere in occupied Paris, Pitt's team hatches a plan to take him out. Meanwhile, the theater operator (Melanie Laurent) plots to burn it down to exact revenge ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Fullscreen
SKU: B71338
Based on true events, this riveting historical drama chronicles the Royal Air Force's famed Ferry Command operation. As England is drawn into World War II, the blossoming romance between one man and one woman who defy orders provides the key to maintaining the RAF's crucial mission. Richard E. Grant, Jason Priestley, Liane Balaban, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Director:Oliver Stone |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B85009
Oliver Stone's harrowing, heroic September 11th drama tells the inspiring true story of New York City Port Authority policemen John McLoughlin (Nicolas Cage) and Will Jimeno (Michael Pena). Trapped under the debris of the twin towers while attempting to rescue others, McLoughlin and Jimeno endure a nightmarish ordeal of physical and ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B52026
Don Cheadle stars in the true-life story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager devastated by the genocide that ripped apart Rwanda in 1994. Disgusted by the bloodshed caused by his own people, the Hutus, he opened the doors of his five-star property to over 1,200 Tutsi refugees in an attempt to protect them--and his own family--from ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B21395
October, 1962: with the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. close to drawing the world into nuclear war over the Cuban Missile Crisis, President John F. Kennedy (Bruce Greenwood) calls on Attorney General brother Robert F. Kennedy (Steven Culp), advisor Kenny O'Donnell (Kevin Costner), and others to help him in an intense game of brinkmanship. Compelling ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Director:Stanley Kubrick |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B75000
Stanley Kubrick's compelling look at Vietnam is marked by the director's characteristic black humor and heightened realism. Cocky Marine recruit Matthew Modine learns the horrors of war firsthand, as the film follows him from the dehumanizing rituals of boot camp to a sniper assault in a bombed-out city. With Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B12278
Includes "The Dirty Dozen" and "The Green Berets."
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: BLU-RAY   Fullscreen
SKU: B72206
After helping Andy Jackson take care of the British at the Battle of New Orleans, Kentucky frontiersman John Wayne and sidekick Oliver Hardy head back home by way of Alabama, where the Duke comes to the aid of French-born settlers defending their land against a crooked businessman. Historical actioner also stars Vera Ralston, Marie ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: BLU-RAY  +  BLU-RAY 3D   Widescreen
SKU: B61018
In 1950, with the outbreak of the Korean War imminent, a tough U.S. Air Force major (John Hodiak) draws the assignment of prepping South Korean pilots for combat. Besides the tight time frame, he had to deal with the proximity of a former flame (Barbara Britton) who's married to the base's doctor (Bruce Bennett). Crackling combat tale ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
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David Lean's epic biography of British army officer T.E. Lawrence, who helped unite and lead Arab rebels in their fight against Ottoman Turks during World War I, won seven Academy Awards including Best Picture and Director. Peter O'Toole made a lasting impression as the enigmatic Lawrence in his starring debut. Co-stars Alec Guinness, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B11171
Interesting European-produced WWII espionage yarn about Nazi spies who infiltrate British forces headquarters during the Battle of Britain. As a team of military officers pursue the German saboteurs through war-ravaged London, they fearlessly go to great lengths to stop the foes. Frederick Stafford, Van Johnson, and Francisco Rabal ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B51347
Ripsnorting battle action highlights this Italian World War II thriller, as an American soldier (Bo Svenson) leads a ragtag group of condemned criminals against the Nazis. Traveling in a convoy bound for a military prison, Svenson and his new comrades escape and make for the Swiss border, but are soon recruited to take on a suicide ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: BLU-RAY 
SKU: B72429
Blending archival battle footage with studio-filmed material (shot by longtime Stanley Kubrick collaborator John Alcott), this moving drama chronicles the journey of a 20-year-old British soldier from basic training to the frontlines on D-Day. Through his harrowing experiences, the isolating and dehumanizing results of war are illustrated. ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B61861
Sweeping historical drama relates the harrowing true story of Czar Nicholas II and his wife, Alexandra. While trying to cope with raising their hemophiliac son and the growing tumult within their homeland, the couple's lives are further complicated by the machinations of the occultist Rasputin. But when Nicholas becomes preoccupied ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY 
SKU: B11322
Powerful examination of the clash between European inmates and their Japanese captors in a WWII prisoner of war camp. David Bowie turns in a fascinating portrayal as a man going head to head against the camp's commanding officer. With Tom Conti, "Beat" Takeshi Kitano, and Ryuichi Sakamoto (who also composed the film's score). 123 min. ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B11582
This controversial eight-part miniseries explores the odyssey of the Kennedy political dynasty with flair and insight, delivering an intimate profile of the presidency of John F. Kennedy (Greg Kinnear) and his relationships with wife Jackie (Katie Holmes) and brother Bobby (Barry Pepper). In addition to fresh looks at the Bay of Pigs, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
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After taking on American history in the JFK and Nixon eras, director Oliver Stone turns his camera on George W. Bush in this illuminating biodrama. Josh Brolin stars as the 43rd president, from his days as a hard-drinking collegiate seeking his father's approval to his entry into politics and rise to the Oval Office, and, ultimately, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B61605
April 1940: Crippling one another in the skies over Norway, two combat planes--one British, one German--must set down in an unforgiving snowscape. Their respective crews make for the isolated cabin that represents the only shelter--and they must put aside their mutual enmity if any of them are to make it out alive. Compelling, fact-inspired ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B12218
Originally broadcast on the National Geographic Channel, this riveting, fact-based combat drama chronicles the end game in the hunt for the infamous terrorist leader responsible for the September 11 attacks on the United States. Gambling on mounting but not definitive intelligence that Osama bin Laden's location had been discovered ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B31290
The fourth screen version of the classic seafaring saga features Anthony Hopkins as the stubborn Captain Bligh and Mel Gibson as mutinous first-mate Fletcher Christian, who forsakes his duties for the pleasures of a South Seas island. Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Liam Neeson also star in this epic production. ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B10793
Spike Lee's epic biography features Denzel Washington in a dynamic performance as the black revolutionary leader. The film follows Malcolm's early days as a Harlem hepcat, his time in prison and conversion there to Islam, his family life, and his crusades to further the black race. Angela Bassett, Al Freeman, Jr., Albert Hall, and Lee ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B72462
In Joseph Losey's stirring World War I saga, Dirk Bogarde is a no-nonsense British captain assigned to defend fellow soldier Tom Courtenay, accused of desertion. Initially, Bogarde thinks his client will get a well-deserved conviction, but the more he uncovers about the case, the more he wants to save him from a firing squad. Leo McKern ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: BLU-RAY   Fullscreen
SKU: B62065
Originally released 14 years earlier, Hollywood's answer to President Roosevelt's call to arms to support our Russian allies was this war drama depicting one Ukrainian village's efforts to survive the atrocities imposed upon them by Nazi invaders. Stars Anne Baxter, Farley Granger, Dana Andrews, Walter Brennan, Walter Huston; Lewis ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:G |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B66656
Director Joseph L. Mankiewicz's big-budget, headline-making biography of the beautiful Queen of the Nile stars Elizabeth Taylor as the Egyptian queen who faced trial and tragedy as she attempted to resist the imperialist ambitions of Rome. Grand-scale epic of war and romance co-stars Richard Burton as Marc Antony and Rex Harrison as ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: BLU-RAY   Fullscreen
SKU: B61987
After returning from a dangerous World War II recon on a Japanese-held Pacific island, a young African-American soldier (James Edwards) is stricken with traumatic paralysis. A sympathetic Army shrink (Jeff Corey) seeks to press him on what happened during the mission, and whether the worst may have come from his own comrades. Groundbreaking ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B12676
Oliver Stone's controversial account of J.F.K.'s assassination and its aftermath stars Kevin Costner as New Orleans D.A. Jim Garrison, who charged a local businessman with involvement in a highly placed conspiracy behind the president's death. Dismissing the Warren Commission's findings, Garrison sets out to discover the truth about ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B31076
Directed by John Schlesinger ("Marathon Man"), this dramatic thriller based on a true story stars Timothy Hutton as a defense plant employee who uncovers proof that the CIA is secretly influencing the actions of foreign governments. After he begins selling information to the Soviets with the help of his scheming best friend Sean Penn, ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B72216
Director Alan J. Pakula rendered Woodward and Bernstein's account of the unraveling of the Watergate scandal and created one of the most suspenseful political thrillers of the '70s. Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman are the resolute Washington Post reporters, with Jason Robards as gruff editor Ben Bradlee; co-stars Jane Alexander, Hal ... more
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Fortress(2011)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B61367
North Africa, 1943: A young pilot (Bug Hall) is given command of a B-17, much to the chagrin of the tight-knit crew still mourning the loss of their old topkick in combat. The new captain gets his chance to earn their respect when a strafing run in the Italian skies turns into a struggle for survival. Effective air war tale also stars ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B11603
Built upon the facts surrounding Russia's incursion into neighboring Georgia in August of 2008, this fictional tale follows the chaos surrounding an American journalist (Rupert Friend) caught in the crossfire. Accompanied by his cameraman (Richard Coyle), the reporter bears witness to terrible atrocities during his attempt to help a ... more
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Copperhead(2013)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B72391
An 1860s New York farmer, despite his anti-slavery feelings, stands opposed to the Civil War and is branded a disloyal "copperhead." His convictions are put to the test when the man's teenage son, inspired by his girlfriend's abolitionist father, joins the Union army. Powerful historical drama from director Ron Maxwell ("Gettysburg") ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B52881
Based on Bill O'Reilly's best-seller "Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever," this fascinating docudrama chronicles the events leading up to the death of the 16th president. The film reveals how actor and Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth (Jesse Johnson) became part of a conspiracy to kill ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B72450
In the vein of "Gallipoli" comes this Australian World War I picture relating the incredible true story of Captain Oliver Woodward (Brendan Cowell), a mining engineer who leads a squad of soldiers on perilous journeys through underground tunnels in order to weaken enemy fortifications. Their skilled work soon leads them to a daunting ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B11565
The Nazi siege of the Soviet city is dramatized in this sweeping Russian-British war thriller as an English journalist (Mira Sorvino) becomes trapped inside a devastated Leningrad and mistakenly classified as killed during the assault. A young Russian woman (Olga Sutulova) comes to her rescue, offering her refuge inside her family's ... more
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Jarhead(2005)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B66045
1991's Operation Desert Storm is seen through the eyes of a young U.S. Marine sniper (Jake Gyllenhaal) as he and his fellow "jarheads" wait tensely in the sweltering Arabian wastes, hoping for a ground attack that will, at least, relieve their tension. Peter Sarsgaard, Jamie Foxx, and Chris Cooper also star in director Sam Mendes' ... more
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Category:Historical & War |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B51588
While in India escorting a beautiful young woman to the military outpost where her fiance is stationed, Lt. Colonel Sharpe and Sergeant Major Harper must lead a rag-tag band of inexperienced soldiers and simple farmers in a bid to shut down an opium-trafficking operation. Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Beatrice Rosen star in ... more
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Valkyrie(2008)
Category:Historical & War |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: BLU-RAY   Widescreen
SKU: B52082
On the front lines in North Africa, German Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg (Tom Cruise) grows increasingly opposed to Adolf Hitler's policies. Following the Allied invasion of Normandy, von Stauffenberg spearheads an elaborate plan with confederates to smuggle a bomb into the Fuhrer's tightly guarded military headquarters. Based ... more
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