80's WWII Moviesby joe_538 | created - 22 Jan 2014 | updated - 11 months ago | Public
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1. The Big Red One (1980)
R | 113 min | Drama, War
A hardened sergeant and the four core members of his infantry unit try to survive World War II as they move from battle to battle throughout Europe.
4. The Birthday (1980)
96 min | Drama, History, Romance
The four sequences in the film cover four days in a life of young Warsaw lad in September 1938, 1939, 1943 and 1944. In the first sequence Jurek decides not to study in the Sorbonne but ... See full summary »
5. The Diary of Anne Frank (1980 TV Movie)
109 min | Biography, Drama
During World War II, a teenage Jewish girl named Anne Frank (Melissa Gilbert) and her family are forced into hiding in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands.
6. Droga daleka przed nami... (1980)
91 min | Drama, War
AKA: A Long Way to Go
7. Dzien Wisly (1980)
70 min | Drama, History, War
Set in a suburb of Warsaw in September of 1944, as the Germans were withdrawing after leaving the city of ruins after the Warsaw uprising and the Russians were preparing to cross the river.
AKA: Vistula Day
8. Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (1980 TV Movie)
156 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The decision to drop the atom bomb, the secrecy surrounding the mission, and the men who flew it.
12. Mersedes ukhodit ot pogoni (1980)
79 min | Action, Drama, War
During World War II, a squad of Soviet soldiers use the luxurious Mercedes belonged to Nazi officers for breakout behind enemy lines.
14. Ot Buga do Visly (1981)
132 min | War
The picture narrates about the last raid of the Ukrainian guerrilla division of Kovpak on Vershigora's management to the back of the enemy in 1943 - 1944, its exit to frontier of the USSR ... See full summary »
15. Playing for Time (1980 TV Movie)
150 min | Drama, Music
Female prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp (Auschwitz) are spared from death in return for performing music for their captors.
16. The Sea Wolves (1980)
PG | 120 min | Action, History, War
During World War II, the British must attack a German ship, but it's safe in neutral Goa. As a result, they send civilians: former soldiers who are about sixty years old.
17. The Secret War of Jackie's Girls (1980 TV Movie)
100 min | Action, Drama
During WW2, 6. female helicopter pilots are recruited for a secret mission in England. They will bring spies, refugees and weapons back and forth from the behind enemy lines.
18. Starshina (1980)
87 min | Drama, War
After lying in the hospital and bidding farewell to the front-line service, Sergeant Katsuba goes to a small provincial town to teach young cadets a military wisdom. However, the ... See full summary »
19. Who's Singin' Over There? (1980)
86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
It's April 5, 1941, somewhere in Serbia. A group of people go on a bus to Belgrade, on a journey that will change their lives forever.
20. Wyrok smierci (1980)
105 min | Action, Drama, War
A spy thriller set in 1943 when the Polish Resistance was killing SS- officers and collaborators in Lublin and Zamosc. Polish hitman romances with "officer's lady" while he is setting up ... See full summary »
AKA: The Death Sentence
21. Zielone lata (1980)
102 min | Drama, Family, War
Set in 1939 tells a story of friendship among three 10-year olds, living in town of Sosnowiec: a Polish and Jewish boys and a German girl. The Jewish boy's parents are killed and he is ... See full summary »
AKA: Salad Days
22. Allons z'enfants (1981)
118 min | War, Drama
This is a coming of age drama adapted from the 1952 Yves Gibeau novel of the same title. A young anti-militarist is forcibly sent to military school by his father. He's a bookish pacifist ... See full summary »
AKA: Let's Go Children
23. Assassination Attempt (1981)
150 min | Action, Drama, Crime
Alain Delon and Claude Jade stars in this Soviet movie: Documents reveal in 1980 that the Germans planned to kill the Big Three in Teheran in 1943.
24. The Bunker (1981 TV Movie)
150 min | Drama, History, War
Dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's (Sir Anthony Hopkins') last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin before and during the battle for the city.
26. Das Boot ist voll (1981)
PG | 101 min | Drama, War
During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: ... See full summary »
AKA: The Boat is Full
28. Eye of the Needle (1981)
R | 112 min | Romance, Thriller, War
A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.
Votes: 8,918 | Gross: $17.58M
29. Fact (1981)
91 min | Drama, War
This film only evokes one day, the last day of a Lithuanian village of which all the inhabitants have been massacred, shot and burnt by Nazi executioners Saturday, June 3td. 1944. But the ... See full summary »
31. The Imperial Navy (1981)
145 min | Drama, War
A lavish retelling of the true story of the final voyage and ultimate destruction and sinking of the battleship Yamato, Japan's greatest flagship during the Second World War.
32. The Skin (1981)
Not Rated | 131 min | Drama, War
After the Allies liberate Naples in 1943, the life for the locals is not much easier, especially for women. Many sacrifice their dignity and morale to survive.
33. Lili Marleen (1981)
R | 120 min | Drama, Music, Romance
In 1938, a German singer falls in love with a Jewish composer in Zurich, who helps Jews flee Nazi Germany. She wants to help but is forced back to Germany. Her song "Lili Marleen" becomes a hit with soldiers and the Nazi top.
37. A Town Like Alice (1981)
301 min | 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. From the steamy... See full summary »
38. V nebe 'Nochnye vedmy' (1981)
80 min | War
This war film tells about the feat of Soviet women-pilots, who during the WWII, mostly at night, bombed the positions of German-fascist troops and enemy communications. The Germans were ... See full summary »
39. Victory (1981)
PG | 116 min | Drama, Sport, War
As allied P.O.W.s prepare for a soccer game against the German National Team to be played in Nazi-occupied Paris, the French Resistance and British officers are making plans for the team's escape.
Votes: 25,987 | Gross: $10.85M
43. Blood and Honor: Youth Under Hitler (1982– )
300 min | Drama
Follows a German boys involvement in the Hitler Youth during the pre WWII years.
44. Boldyn (1982)
119 min | Biography, Drama, History
A psychological movie set in the times of Second World War in occupied Poland. Partisans, commanded by autocratic General Boldyn who becomes unbearable during inactivity, start to submit false reports on sudden moves of German troops.
45. Friend or Foe (1982)
70 min | Family