Letters from Iwo Jima

Letters from Iwo Jima


Letters from Iwo Jima

Release Year: 2006So Sad to Fall in Battle: An Account of War Based on General Tadamichi Kuribayashi’s Letters from Iwo Jima Director Clint Eastwood Writers: Iris Yamashita (screenplay & story), Paul Haggis (story), Tadamichi Kuribayashi (based on his letters collected in “Gyokusai sōshikikan” no etegami (“Picture letters from the Commander in Chief”), Tsuyoko Yoshido (based on his ..

Flags of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers


Flags of Our Fathers

Release Year: 2006 Director: Clint Eastwood Writers: William Broyles, Jr. (screenplay), Paul Haggis (screenplay), James Bradley (based on his 2000 non-fiction book Flags of Our Fathers), Ron Powers (based on his 2000 non-fiction book Flags of Fathers) Starring: Ryan Philippe, Jesse Bradford, Adam Beach, John Benjamin Hickey, John Slattery, Barry Pepper, Jamie Bell, Paul Walker, Robert Patrick, ..

The Night of the Generals

The Night of the Generals


The Night of the Generals

Release Year: 1967 Director: Anatole Litvak Writers: Starring: Peter O’Toole, Omar Sharif, Tom Courtenay, Donald Pleasence, Joanna Pettet, Philippe Noiret, Charles Gray, Coral Browne, John Gregson, Nigel Stock, Christopher Plummer, Juliette Gréco Moviegeek Sunday Classic #308, week 20 2020 In Nazi occupied Warsaw in 1942 a prostitute and German agent is murdered. Suspicion falls on three ..

Coming Home

Coming Home


Coming Home

Release Year: 1978 Director: Hal Ashby Writers: Waldo Salt (screenplay), Robert C. Jones (screenplay), Nancy Dowd (story), Rudy Wurlitzer (uncredited) Starring: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern, Penelope Milford, Robert Carradine, Robert Ginty, Mary Gregory, Kathleen Miller, Beeson Carroll, Charles Cyphers Rating: Won 3 Oscars: Best Actor (Jon Voight), Best Actress (Jane Fonda), Best Original ..

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World


Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Release Year: 2003 Director: Peter Weir Writers: Peter Weir (screenplay), John Collee (screenplay), Patrick O’Brien (adapted from three novels from his Aubrey-Maturin series) Starring: Russel Crowe, Paul Bettany, James D’Arcy, Edward Woodall, Chris Larkin, Max Pirkis, Jack Randall, Max Benitz, Lee Ingleby, Richard Pates, Robert Pugh, Richard McCabe, Ian Mercer, Tony Dolan, David Threlfall, Billy ..

Ship of Fools

Ship of Fools


Ship of Fools

Release Year: 1965 Director: Stanley Kramer Writers: Abby Mann (screenplay), Katherine Anne Porter (based on her 1962 novel Ship of Fools) Starring: Vivien Leigh, Simone Signoret, José Ferrer, Oskar Werner, Lee Marvin, Elizabeth Ashley, George Segal, José Greco, Michael Dunn, Charles Korvin, Heinz Rühmann, Lilia Skala, Alf Kjellin Rating: Won 2 Oscars: Best Cinematography – ..

Ugetsu (Ugetsu Monogatari)

Ugetsu (Ugetsu Monogatari)


Ugetsu (Ugetsu Monogatari)

Release Year: 1953 Director: Kenji Mizoguchi Writers: Yoshikata Yoda (screenplay), Matsutarô Kawaguchi (adaptation), Hisakazu Tsuji (idea), Akinari Ueda (based the stories “Asaji ga Yado” and “Jasei no In” from his 1776 short story collection Ugetsu Monogatari) Starring: Machiko Kyô, Mitsoku Mito, Kinuyo Tanaka, Masayuki Mori, Eitarô Ozawa, Sugisako Aoyama, Mitsusaburô Ramon, Ryôsuke Kagawa, Kikue Môri ..

The Green Berets

The Green Berets


The Green Berets

Release Year: 1968 Directors: John Wayne, Ray Kellog, Mervyn LeRoy (uncredited) Writers: James Lee Barrett (screenplay), Robin Moore (based on his 1965 novel The Green Berets) Starring: John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, Aldo Ray, Raymond St. Jacques, Bruce Cabot, Jack Soo, George Takei, Luke Askew, Patrick Wayne, Irene Tsu, Edward Faulkner, Jason Evers Sunday Classic ..

A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms


A Farewell to Arms

Release Year: 1932 Director: Frank Borzage Writers: Benjamin Glazer (screenplay), Oliver H.P. Garrett (screenplay), Laurence Stallings (uncredited – adapted stage play), Ernest Hemingway (based on his 1929 novel A Farewell to Arms) Starring: Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Phillips, Jack La Rue, Blanche Friderici, Mary Forbes, Gilbert Emery Rating: Won 2 Oscars: Best Cinematography, ..

Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory


Paths of Glory

Release year: 1957 Director: Stanley Kubrick Screenwriter: Stanley Kubrick, Calder Willingham, Jim Thompson, Humphrey Cobb (based on the novel by) Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready, Wayne Morris, Richard Anderson, Joe Turkel  Commandig officer Col. Dax (Douglas) is put in a situation where he ahs to defend innocent men caught in a ..

Private Benjamin

Private Benjamin


Private Benjamin

Release year: 1980 Director: Howard Zieff Screenwriter: Nancy Meyers, Charles Shyer, Harvey Miller Starring: Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan, Armand Assante, Robert Webber, Barbara Barrie, Mary Kay Place, Hal Williams, Toni Kalem Ratings: 3 Oscar nominations: Best Actress (Goldie Hawn), Best Supporting Actress (Eileen Brennan), Best Original Screenplay. 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Actress Comedy/Musical (Goldie ..

The Alamo (2004)

The Alamo (2004)


The Alamo (2004)

Release Year: 2004 Director: John Lee Hancock Writers: John Lee Hancock (screenplay), Stephen Gaghan (screenplay), Leslie Bohem (screenplay) Starring: Dennis Quaid, Billy Bob Thornton, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson, Emilio Echevarría, Jordi Mollà, Leon Rippy,Tom Davidson, Marc Blucas, Robert Prentiss, Kevin Page, Joe Stevens Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano ..