1942 War Movies

Public list by WPS with 20 movies or TV shows/series

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Flying Tigers(1942)

1h 42min | War, Action, Drama, History
3.1/5 (with 17 votes)

Jim Gordon commands a unit of the famed Flying Tigers, the American Volunteer Group which fought the Japanese in China before America's entry into World War II. Gordon must send his outnumbered band of fighter pilots out against overwhelming odds while juggling the disparate personalities and problems of his fellow flyers.

Went the Day Well?(1942)

1h 28min | Thriller, War
3.7/5 (with 26 votes)

The quiet village of Bramley End is taken over by German troops posing as Royal Engineers. Their task is to disrupt England's radar network in preparation for a full scale German invasion. Once the villagers discover the true identity of the troops, they do whatever they can to thwart the Nazis plans.

One of Our Aircraft Is Missing(1942)

| 1h 42min | War, Drama
3.2/5 (with 14 votes)

During the Allied Bombing offensive of World War II the public was often informed that "A raid took place last night over ..., One (or often more) of Our Aircraft Is Missing". Behind these sombre words hid tales of death, destruction and derring-do. This is the story of one such bomber crew who were shot down and the brave Dutch patriots who helped them home.

Commandos Strike at Dawn(1942)

1h 38min | War, Drama
2.5/5 (with 8 votes)

A gentle widower, enraged at Nazi atrocities against his peaceful Norwegian fishing village, escapes to Britain and returns leading a commando force against the oppressors.

Stand by for Action(1942)

| 1h 49min | Action, Drama, War, Comedy
3.5/5 (with 5 votes)

U. S. Navy Lieutenant Gregg Masterman, of The Harvard and Boston Back Bay Mastermans, learned about the sea while winning silver cups sailing his yacht. He climbs swiftly in rank, and is now Junior Aide to Rear Admiral Stephen Thomas.

The War at Sea from Hawaii to Malaya(1942)

1h 56min | Drama, History, War

Japanese Navy air cadets train for the attacks on Pearl Harbor and the HMS Prince of Wales.

The Navy Comes Through(1942)

1h 22min | War, Drama
2.5/5 (with 3 votes)

A U.S. Navy crew aboard a merchant marine ship battle Nazis.

Coastal Command(1942)

1h 13min | War, Documentary

Documentary style presentation of the work of RAF Coastal Command. Shows their work in protecting convoys and attacking enemy aircraft, ships and U-boats, all done by the actual men & women of the RAF.

Directed by J.B. Holmes

Somewhere In France(1942)

1h 27min | War, Drama
3.1/5 (with 5 votes)

Based on the true story of Melbourne Johns, an aircraft factory foreman sent to France to prevent the Nazis getting hold of some vital equipment.

Manila Calling(1942)

| 1h 21min | Drama, War
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

During WWII, a group of brave Americans spy on the Japanese after their invasion of the Philippines and became the first U.S. Guerrilla fighters.

Directed by Herbert I. Leeds

The Big Blockade(1942)

1h 13min | Drama, War
3.3/5 (with 2 votes)

Wartime propaganda piece reporting on the success of the economic blockade of Germany in the early years of the war.

The District Secretary(1942)

1h 31min | Drama, War
2.9/5 (with 2 votes)

A story about a Secretary of the Communist Party District Committee who is leading partisans in their fight with the Nazis during WWII.

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1h 25min | War
3.3/5 (with 1 vote)

The Italian troops at Giarabub defend themselves against the British.

Lad from Our Town(1942)

1h 5min | Drama, War
3.2/5 (with 2 votes)

A story of a young lad Sergey who is destined to fight in multiply wars.

Directed by Aleksandr Stolper, Boris Ivanov - With Nikolai Kryuchkov, Lydia Smirnova

Antosha Rybkin(1941)

48min | Comedy, War
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

Before the attack on the village, captured by the Nazis, the commander decides to carry out a distraction — a concert of the front-line brigade of artists. Chef Antosha Rybkin is assigned to play the role of... a German corporal. Dressed in an enemy uniform, he gets to the rear of the enemy and helps his liberate the village.

A Good Lad(1943)

1h 7min | War, Comedy, Music
2.9/5 (with 3 votes)

A group of Russian partisans hiding within a remote forest attempt to destroy a nearby German airfield, all the while assisting a downed French pilot who happens to fall madly in love with a local girl.

Directed by Boris Barnet - With Viktor Dobrovolsky, Yevgeny Grigoryev, Nikolay Bogolyubov

The Balloon Goes Up(1942)

58min | War, Music, Comedy
2.7/5 (with 2 votes)

Balloon unit WAAFs catch German spies.

Directed by Redd Davis

Moscow Strikes Back(1942)

55min | Documentary, War
2.8/5 (with 4 votes)

Soviet documentary about the defeat of the Nazis near Moscow. Warning - graphic images. Edward G. Robinson narrates the English language version.

Directed by Leonid Varlamov, Ilya Kopalin

The Murderers Are Coming(1944)

1h 4min | Drama, War
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Brecht's play Fear and Misery of the Third Reich consists of a series of playlets, portraying National Socialist Germany of the 1930s as a land of poverty, violence, fear and pretence. Nazi antisemitism is depicted in several of the sketches, including "the Physicist", "Judicial Process", and "the Jewish Wife".

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