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1920s War Drama Movies

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Wings(1927)

PG-13
| 2h 21min | Drama, Action, War, Romance / Love
3.6/5 (with 84 votes)

Two young men, one rich, one middle class, both in love with the same woman, become US Air Corps fighter pilots and, eventually, heroic flying aces during World War I. Devoted best friends, their mutual love of the girl eventually threatens their bond. Meanwhile, a hometown girl who's the lovestruck lifelong next door neighbor of one of them, pines away.

The Big Parade(1925)

2h 31min | Drama, Romance / Love, War
3.8/5 (with 35 votes)

The story of an idle rich boy who joins the US Army's Rainbow Division and is sent to France to fight in World War I, becomes friends with two working class men, experiences the horrors of trench warfare, and finds love with a French girl.

Storm Over Asia(1928)

2h 7min | Drama, War
3.4/5 (with 17 votes)

In 1918 a young and simple Mongol herdsman and trapper is cheated out of a valuable fox fur by a European capitalist fur trader. Ostracized from the trading post, he escapes to the hills after brawling with the trader who cheated him. In 1920 he becomes a Soviet partisan, and helps the partisans fight for the Soviets against the occupying British army. However he is captured by the British when they try to requisition cattle from the herdsmen at the same time as the commandant meets with a reincarnated Grand Lama. After the trapper is shot, the army discovers an amulet that suggests he is a direct descendant of Genghis Khan. They find him still alive, so the army restores his health and plans to use him as the head of a puppet regime. The trapper is thus thrust into prominence as he is placed in charge of the puppet government. By the end, however, the "puppet" turns against his masters in an outburst of fury.

The Last Command(1928)

3.7/5 (with 22 votes)

A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.

Noah's Ark(1929)

2h 15min | Drama, War
2.9/5 (with 6 votes)

The Biblical story of Noah and the Great Flood, with a parallel story of soldiers in the First World War.

Arsenal(1929)

1h 27min | Drama, War
3.5/5 (with 14 votes)

A soldier returns to Kyiv after surviving a train crash and encounters clashes between nationalists and collectivists.

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse(1921)

2h 12min | Drama, War
3.6/5 (with 14 votes)

Set in the years before and during World War I, this epic tale tells the story of a rich Argentine family, one of its two descending branches being half of French heritage, the other being half German. Following the death of the family patriarch, the man's two daughters and their families resettle to France and Germany, respectively. In time the Great War breaks out, putting members of the family on opposing sides.

Directed by Rex Ingram - With Josef Swickard, Bridgetta Clark, Rudolph Valentino, Wallace Beery, Alice Terry, Alan Hale, ...

Old Ironsides(1926)

1h 51min | History, Drama
2.9/5 (with 3 votes)

An embellished account of the 1813 expedition by famed frigate U.S.S. Constitution--a.k.a. "Old Ironsides"--against the Barbary pirates then terrorizing American shipping, focusing on the crew and passengers of a fictional merchant ship, The Esther, who fall afoul of the same pirates and thus become involved with the Constitution's mission.

Blighty(1927)

2h 20min | War, Drama

A chauffeur becomes an officer and later cares for his master's widow and child.

The Shopworn Angel(1928)

1h 22min | Romance / Love, War

Shortly after the United States enters World War I in 1917, a Broadway actress agrees to let a naive soldier court her in order to impress his friends, but a real romance soon begins.

She Goes to War(1929)

50min | War, Drama
3.3/5 (with 1 vote)

A young woman disguises herself as a man and follows her fiancéé into the trenches during World War I to find out what war is really like.

Her Man o' War(1926)

1h | Drama

During World War I, an American soldier is captured and taken prisoner by the Germans. However, instead of being placed in a prisoner-of-war camp, he is assigned to the small farm of a young woman and her son to help raise crops to help feed the German army and people.

Directed by Frank Urson
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The Greater Glory(1926)

1h 50min | Drama, War, Romance / Love

A story of Vienna following World War I, in which the butchers became millionaires and the aristocrats became beggars, told against a background of mother-love and sacrifice.

Winners Of The Wilderness(1927)

1h 8min | Drama, War, History

During the French and Indian War the Indians under Pontiac kidnap Rene. Colonel O'Hara hopes to rescue and wed her.

Carry on, Sergeant!(1928)

1h 47min | Drama, War
2.7/5 (with 2 votes)

A group of workers decide to join the army in the Great War. The indulge themselves in the side benefits to being soldiers, and one of them marries a French waitress.

Directed by Bruce Bairnsfather - With Hugh Buckler

Hotel Imperial(1927)

1h 25min | Drama, War
2.9/5 (with 3 votes)

During World War I, an Austrian officer is trapped behind the Russian lines. He tries to sneak through to his own lines, but is forced to take refuge in a small hotel, where he is hidden by the establishment's chambermaid. The two fall in love, but a Russian general makes the hotel his headquarters and sets his sights on the maid. In addition, the Austrian must find out the identity of a spy who is feeding the Russians military information that could lead to the destruction of the Austrian army.

Red Partisans(1924)

2h 32min | Drama, War

Soviet war drama.

The Warrens of Virginia(1924)

NR
| 50min | Drama, Western

As the Civil War begins, Ned Burton leaves his Southern love Agatha Warren and joins the Union army. He is later protected and saved from death by Agatha in spite of her loyalty to the South.

Directed by Elmer Clifton - With Martha Mansfield

The Crew(1928)

1h 54min | Drama

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The Burgomaster of Stilemonde(1929)

In Belgium during the first World War , the Uhlans order the burgomaster to be shot by his son-in-law.

Directed by George Banfield - With John Martin-Harvey, Fern Andra, Robert Andrews

A Couple of Down and Outs(1923)

An ex-soldier steals his horse to save it from the battlefield, and becomes a tramp.

Directed by Walter Summers - With Edna Best

Khaspush(1928)

1h 12min

The movie is about the suppressed revolt of "khaspushes", Persian peasants and craftsmen in 1891.

Directed by Hamo Beknazarian - With Hrachia Nersisyan, Avet Avetisyan, Tigran Ayvazyan, Hambartsum Khachanyan, Mkrtich Janan, Mikayel Garagash, ...

Shirt of Fire(1923)

1h 10min

Directed by Muhsin Ertugrul.

Directed by Muhsin Ertuğrul - With Bedia Muvahhit

Kif Tebbi(1928)

1h 35min | Drama
2.8/5 (with 1 vote)

A young Italian-educated Libyan nobleman is summoned to fight for the Ottoman Empire in 1911.

Dawn(1928)

1h 30min | War, Drama

A nurse helps 210 men escape to England before the Germans catch and execute her.

Directed by Herbert Wilcox - With Sybil Thorndike, Gordon Craig, Marie Ault, Edward Gordon Craig

Verdun: Visions of History(1928)

2h 31min | War, Drama, Documentary
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

A dramatized re-enactment and documentary of the Battle of Verdun as seen by both French and German soldiers, shot on site of the actual battle.

Directed by Léon Poirier - With Albert Préjean, Maurice Schutz, Philippe Pétain, Suzanne Bianchetti
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