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Midway (DVD): Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Mandy Moore, Dennis Quaid, Woody Harrelson Midway (DVD)
Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, …
R160 R139 Discovery Miles 1 390 Save R21 (13%) In stock

From director Roland Emmericah (2012, The Day After Tomorrow, Independence Day, Godzilla) comes this explosive tale about the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII.

The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome the odds.

Their Finest (DVD): Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy Their Finest (DVD)
Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy 1
R165 R98 Discovery Miles 980 Save R67 (41%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

1940, London, the Blitz. With the country’s morale at stake, Catrin, an untried screenwriter, and a makeshift cast and crew, work under fire to make a film to lift the nation’s flagging spirits; and inspire America to join the war. Partnered alongside fellow screenwriter, Buckley, the pair set off to make a film that will warm the hearts of the nation and capture the imagination of the American population.

Alongside Gemma Arterton and Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy stars as fading matinee idol Ambrose Hilliard, who reluctantly joins their production in a supporting role.

Based on Lissa Evans' novel, Their Finest Hour And A Half, this is a witty, romantic and moving portrayal of a young woman finding her way, and her voice, in the mayhem of war… and the movies!

The Angel Of Auschwitz (DVD): Noeleen Comiskey, Michael McKell The Angel Of Auschwitz (DVD)
Noeleen Comiskey, Michael McKell
R102 Discovery Miles 1 020 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Auschwitz 1944. A Polish midwife is incarcerated in the infamous concentration camp, and is soon recruited to help Dr Mengele in the camp hospital. Discovering that he is experimenting on the children and pregnant women in the camp she vows to do whatever she can to save as many children as possible.

This is the incredible true story of Stanislawa Leczenska, who would go on to deliver 3,000 babies in terrifying conditions and earn herself the name The Angel Of Auschwitz.

The Bombing (Chinese, DVD): Bruce Willis, Adrien Brody, Ye Liu, Seung-heon Song The Bombing (Chinese, DVD)
Bruce Willis, Adrien Brody, Ye Liu, Seung-heon Song
R91 R74 Discovery Miles 740 Save R17 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

War drama based on true events and set during WWII in which U.S. Air Force commander Jack Johnson is tasked with preparing Chinese pilots to take on the ruthless Japanese fighter planes.

While they deflect attack from the air, a team on the ground must escort a decoder device through the countryside and ultimately get it in safe hands while they evade the constant onslaught of war around them.

(Please Note: This movie is mainly subtitled with Chinese being the dominant spoken language)

Churchill (DVD): Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery Churchill (DVD)
Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery 2
R165 R98 Discovery Miles 980 Save R67 (41%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Churchill follows Britain’s iconic Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the days before the infamous D-Day landings in June 1944.

As allied forces stand on the south coast of Britain, poised to invade Nazi-occupied Europe, they await Churchill’s decision on whether the invasion will actually move ahead. Fearful of repeating his mistakes from World War I on the beaches of Gallipoli, exhausted by years of war, plagued by depression and obsessed with fulfilling historical greatness, Churchill is also faced with constant criticism from his political opponents; General Eisenhower and Field Marshal Montgomery.

Only the unflinching support of Churchill’s brilliant, unflappable wife Clementine can halt the Prime Minister’s physical and mental collapse and help lead him to greatness.

They Shall Not Grow Old (DVD): Peter Jackson They Shall Not Grow Old (DVD)
Peter Jackson 2
R416 R252 Discovery Miles 2 520 Save R164 (39%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Using state of the art technology to restore original archival footage which is more than a 100-years old, Jackson brings to life the people who can best tell this story: the men who were there.

Driven by a personal interest in the First World War, Jackson set out to bring to life the day-to-day experience of its soldiers. After months immersed in the BBC and Imperial War Museums’ archives, narratives and strategies on how to tell this story began to emerge for Jackson. Using the voices of the men involved, the film explores the reality of war on the front line; their attitudes to the conflict; how they ate; slept and formed friendships, as well what their lives were like away from the trenches during their periods of downtime.

(The film was created using original footage of World War I from the Imperial War Museum's archives, most of it previously unseen, alongside audio from BBC and IWM interviews of British servicemen who fought in the conflict. Most of the footage has been colourised and transformed with modern production techniques, with the addition of sound effects and voice acting to be more evocative and feel closer to the soldiers' actual experiences.)

Chosen (DVD): Luke Mably, Ana Ularu, Harvey Keitel Chosen (DVD)
Luke Mably, Ana Ularu, Harvey Keitel
R101 Discovery Miles 1 010 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A young lawyer makes a stand against the oppression of the Nazis as the Second World War draws to a close.

Infiltrating the German military, Sonson sows chaos amid their ranks in an effort to drive them out, enlisting the aid of the rebellious locals eager to liberate their home.

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (Blu-ray disc): Ang Lee Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (Blu-ray disc)
Ang Lee; Starring Kristen Stewart, Chris Tucker, Garrett Hedlund, Vin Diesel, … 1
R214 Discovery Miles 2 140 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Based on the widely-acclaimed bestselling novel, the film is told from the point of view of 19-year-old private Billy Lynn who, along with his fellow soldiers in Bravo Squad, becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle and is brought home temporarily for a victory tour.

Through flashbacks, culminating at the spectacular halftime show of the Thanksgiving Day football game, the film reveals what really happened to the squad - contrasting the realities of the war with America's perceptions.

The Guard Of Auschwitz (DVD): Lewis Kirk, Claudia Grace McKell, Michael McKell, Stephen Boxer, Noeleen Comiskey The Guard Of Auschwitz (DVD)
Lewis Kirk, Claudia Grace McKell, Michael McKell, Stephen Boxer, Noeleen Comiskey
R102 Discovery Miles 1 020 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Hans was a grade-A student, but now he is an SS officer stationed at the infamous Auschwitz Birkenau concentration camp.

Charged by his superior officer with building a new, efficient gas chamber Hans slowly starts to realise the atrocity of what he is constructing. And when he befriends one of the intended victims little does he know that she has a secret that could change his life forever.

The Guard Of Auschwitz is a harrowing story of the human spirit's ability to survive even the most horrific of situations.

Modder En Bloed (Afrikaans, DVD): Stian Bam, Grant Swanby, Albert Maritz, Charlotte Salt, Bok van Blerk Modder En Bloed (Afrikaans, DVD)
Stian Bam, Grant Swanby, Albert Maritz, Charlotte Salt, Bok van Blerk 6
R165 R59 Discovery Miles 590 Save R106 (64%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Set in 1901, this period epic follows Willem Morkel - a Boer and family man whose wife and son are murdered during the Anglo-Boer War. Captured as a prisoner of war, Willem must survive incarceration in the notorious St. Helena concentration camp and defeat the ruthless Colonel Swannell, at his own game... Rugby.

Allied (DVD): Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Matthew Goode, Lizzy Caplan Allied (DVD)
Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Matthew Goode, Lizzy Caplan; Directed by Robert Zemeckis 2
R159 R56 Discovery Miles 560 Save R103 (65%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Allied is the story of intelligence officer Max Vatan, who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour on a deadly mission behind enemy lines.

Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war.

(Academy Award nomination for: Best Costume Design)

Born On The Fourth Of July (DVD): Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe, Raymond J Barry, Caroline Kava, Kyra Sedgwick, Stephen Baldwin, Tom... Born On The Fourth Of July (DVD)
Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe, Raymond J Barry, Caroline Kava, Kyra Sedgwick, … 1
R347 Discovery Miles 3 470 In stock

War drama based on the autobiographical book by Ron Kovic.

Tom Cruise plays Kovic, a man brought up in the God-fearing All-American tradition, the perfect material to fight for the US cause in Vietnam. However, nothing could prepare the young Marine for the horrors of the frontline and he returns home paralysed from the chest down.

Embittered, Kovic goes into a self-destructive downward spiral, until he finds new direction by joining the anti-war movement.

13 Hours (DVD): Michael Bay 13 Hours (DVD)
Michael Bay; Starring John Krasinski, James Badge Dale, Max Martini, Toby Stephens 3
R159 R56 Discovery Miles 560 Save R103 (65%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This is the true story of the six members of a security team who fought to defend the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, after the attack by Islamic terrorists on September 11, 2012.

(Academy Award nomination for: Best Sound Mixing)

The Action and Ammo Collection - Tigerland / Rescue Dawn / Windtalkers / Behind Enemy Lines (English, French, Czech, DVD, Boxed... The Action and Ammo Collection - Tigerland / Rescue Dawn / Windtalkers / Behind Enemy Lines (English, French, Czech, DVD, Boxed set)
Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Zach Grenier, Pat Healy, Francois Chau, … 1
R91 Discovery Miles 910 In stock

Collection of four thrilling war films.

Tigerland (2000)
Louisiana, 1971. When new recruit Jim Paxton (Matthew Davis) arrives at Fort Polk for basic training he soon makes friends with the rebellious Roland Bozz (Colin Farrell), a soldier who is doing everything he can to get himself thrown out of the army. Bozz has plans to escape to Mexico, but Paxton refuses to go with him, arguing that if he doesn't go to Vietnam, then somebody else will have to go in his place. However, when Bozz makes an enemy of his vengeful and sadistic fellow recruit Wilson (Shea Whigham), the need to get out of the army becomes even more pressing.

Rescue Dawn (2006)
Directed by Werner Herzog and tells the story of downed Vietnam pilot Dieter Dengler. The film follows Dengler (Christian Bale) as he fulfils his lifelong dream by making his way to the United States and joining the Air Force. Shot down over Vietnam and captured by the Vietcong, Dengler has to quickly adapt to the harsh brutality of his situation, biding his time until he can risk an escape attempt with his fellow POWs.

Windtalkers (2002)
Ben Yahzee (Adam Beach) is a Navajo Indian who signs up for the US marines to work as a radio operator in a new military program which uses the Navajo language as the basis for coded transmissions. Sent into action, Yahzee is given battle-weary sergeant Joe Enders (Nicolas Cage) as a bodyguard, but remains unaware that Enders has been ordered to kill him should he fall into enemy hands. When the two men find themselves caught up in the intense close-quarters combat of the battle of Saipan, they must struggle not only against the enemy, but also to earn each other's trust and respect.

Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
Inspired by the true story of Scott O'Grady, the US fighter pilot who was shot down over Bosnia in 1995. After photographing some Bosnian Serb troops hidden in a forest, Lieutenant Chris Burnett (Owen Wilson) and his co-pilot Stackhouse (Gabriel Macht) are shot down by an anti-aircraft missile. Stackhouse breaks his leg in the crash, and Burnett goes off to get help, but the Serbs soon locate Stackhouse and execute him. Burnett now finds himself alone in hostile country and sets out on the long and dangerous journey back to safety. Meanwhile, his commanding officer (Gene Hackman), against all army and NATO rules, sets out on a mission to locate and rescue Burnett.

American Sniper (Blu-ray disc): Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller American Sniper (Blu-ray disc)
Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller; Directed by Clint Eastwood
R91 Discovery Miles 910 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms.

His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. He is also facing a different kind of battle on the home front: striving to be a good husband and father from halfway around the world.

Despite the danger, as well as the toll on his family at home, Chris serves through four harrowing tours of duty in Iraq, personifying the SEAL creed to “leave no man behind.” But upon returning to his wife, Taya Renae Kyle, and kids, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.

(2015 Oscar winner for: Best Sound Editing. Also nominated for Best Motion Picture, Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Sound Mixing)

Clint Eastwood: Director's Collection - Gran Torino / Flags Of Our Fathers / Letters From Iwo Jima / Mystic River /... Clint Eastwood: Director's Collection - Gran Torino / Flags Of Our Fathers / Letters From Iwo Jima / Mystic River / Unforgiven (Blu-ray disc, Boxed set)
Clint Eastwood; Starring Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, …
R347 Discovery Miles 3 470 Ships in 20 - 25 working days

Gran Torino
Retired auto worker Walt Kowalski fills his days with home repair, beer and monthly trips to the barber. The people he once called his neighbors have all moved or passed away, replaced by Hmong immigrants, from Southeast Asia, he despises. Resentful of virtually everything he sees, Walt is just waiting out the rest of his life. Until the night someone tries to steal his `72 Gran Torino. The Gran Torino brings his shy teenaged neighbor Thao into his life when Hmong gangbangers pressure the boy into trying to steal it. But Walt stands in the way of both the heist and the gang, making him the reluctant hero of the neighborhood - especially to Thao's mother and older sister, Sue, who insist that Thao work for Walt as a way to make amends. Though he initially wants nothing to do with these people, Walt eventually gives in and puts the boy to work fixing up the neighborhood, setting into motion an unlikely friendship that will change both their lives.

Flags Of Our Fathers
February 1945. Even as victory in Europe was finally within reach, the war in the Pacific raged on. One of the most crucial and bloodiest battles of the war was the struggle for the island of Iwo Jima, which culminated with what would become one of the most iconic images in history: five Marines and a Navy corpsman raising the American flag on Mount Suribachi. The inspiring photo capturing that moment became a symbol of victory to a nation that had grown weary of war and made instant heroes of the six American soldiers at the base of the flag, some of whom would die soon after, never knowing that they had been immortalized. But the surviving flag raisers had no interest in being held up as symbols and did not consider themselves heroes; they wanted only to stay on the front with their brothers in arms who were fighting and dying without fanfare or glory.

Letters From Iwo Jima
Nominated for 4 Academy Awards including Best Picture,Letters from Iwo Jima is the powerful companion piece to Flags of Our Fathers, telling the untold story of the Japanese soldiers who defended their homeland against invading American forces during World War II. With little defense other than sheer will and the volcanic rock of Iwo Jima itself, the unprecedented tactics of General Tadamichi Kuribayashi and his men transform what was predicted to be a swift defeat into nearly 40 days of heroic and resourceful combat. Their sacrifices, struggles, courage and compassion live on in this taut, gripping film.

Mystic River
Jimmy. Dave. Sean. Friends who grew up in working-class Boston, they drift apart after a terrible tragedy. Years later, brutal events reconnect them. Jimmy's 19-year-old daughter is coldly murdered. Dave is a suspect. And Sean, now a cop, scrambles to solve the crime before volatile Jimmy takes the law into his own hands. Working from Brian Helgaland's adaptation of Dennis Lehane's novel, director Clint Eastwood shapes a masterwork. A brooding thriller built on family, friends and innocence lost.

Unforgiven
Eastwood and Morgan Freeman play retired, down-on-their-luck outlaws who pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey. Richard Harris is an ill-fated interloper, a colourful killer-for-hire called English Bob. And Gene Hackman is the sly and brutal local sheriff who's brand of law enforcement ranges from unconventional to ruthless. Big trouble is coming to Big Whiskey.

Jarhead / Jarhead 2: Field Of Fire (DVD): Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Cole Hauser, Bokeem Woodbine, Josh Kelly Jarhead / Jarhead 2: Field Of Fire (DVD)
Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Cole Hauser, Bokeem Woodbine, Josh Kelly 1
R45 R36 Discovery Miles 360 Save R9 (20%) Ships in 20 - 25 working days

Jarhead (2005)
Young recruit Swofford (Jake Gyllenhaal) joins up with the US Marines (nicknamed 'Jarheads' because of their distinctive haircuts) on the eve of the 1990 Gulf War. After a brutal spell in boot camp, during which Swofford and his fellow recruits are systematically geared up for the conflict, the Marines are dispatched to the deserts of the Persian Gulf to take part in a war that sees them required to do very little in the way of fighting. Bored and frustrated in the middle of nowhere, the young soldiers resort to a macabre sense of humour as they wait for the war to happen to them.

Jarhead 2: Field Of Fire (2014)
While embarking on a mission to supply a remote outpost with resources, Corporal Chris Merrimette (Josh Kelly) is approached by a Navy SEAL unit to help out on an important operation. The operation, which involves helping a female academic escape the hostile Helmand province, is one fraught with great difficulty and a lack of ammo as Merriman's unit come up against unrelenting Taliban forces. Will they succeed in their mission?

Overlord (DVD): Jovan Adepo, John Magaro, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier Overlord (DVD)
Jovan Adepo, John Magaro, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier
R150 R56 Discovery Miles 560 Save R94 (63%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

With only hours until D-Day, a team of American paratroopers drop into Nazi-occupied France to carry out a mission that s crucial to the invasion's success. Tasked with destroying a radio transmitter atop a fortified church, the desperate soldiers join forces with a young French villager to penetrate the walls and take down the tower. But, in a mysterious Nazi lab beneath the church, the outnumbered G.I.s come face-to-face with enemies unlike any the world has ever seen. From producer J.J. Abrams, Overlord is a thrilling, pulse-pounding action adventure with a twist.

12 Strong (DVD): Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Pena, Navid Negahban 12 Strong (DVD)
Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Pena, Navid Negahban
R160 R56 Discovery Miles 560 Save R104 (65%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

12 Strong is set in the harrowing days following 9/11 when a U.S. Special Forces team, led by their new Captain, Mitch Nelson, is chosen to be the first U.S. troops sent into Afghanistan for an extremely dangerous mission.

There, in the rugged mountains, they must convince Northern Alliance General Dostum to join forces with them to fight their common adversary: the Taliban and their Al Qaeda allies. In addition to overcoming mutual distrust and a vast cultural divide, the Americans—accustomed to state-of- the-art warfare—must adopt the rudimentary tactics of the Afghan horse soldiers.

But despite their uneasy bond, the new allies face overwhelming odds: outnumbered and outgunned by a ruthless enemy that does not take prisoners.

Journey's End (DVD): Sam Claflin, Asa Butterfield, Toby Jones, Paul Bettany Journey's End (DVD)
Sam Claflin, Asa Butterfield, Toby Jones, Paul Bettany
R150 R57 Discovery Miles 570 Save R93 (62%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

March, 1918. C-company arrives to take its turn in the front-line trenches of northern France, led by the war-weary Captain Stanhope.

With a German offensive imminently approaching, the officers and their cook use food and the memories of their lives before the war to distract themselves, while Stanhope soaks his fear in whisky, unable to deal with the dread of the inevitable. A young officer, Raleigh, arrives fresh out of training and abuzz with the excitement of his first real posting – not least because he is to serve under Stanhope, his former school house monitor and the object of his sister’s affections.

Each man is trapped, the days ticking by, the tension rising and the attack drawing ever closer.

War 6-Film Collection - The Kingdom / Born On The Fourth Of July / Casualties Of War / Black Hawk Down / Jarhead / Gardens Of... War 6-Film Collection - The Kingdom / Born On The Fourth Of July / Casualties Of War / Black Hawk Down / Jarhead / Gardens Of Stone (DVD, Boxed set)
Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Garner, Tom Cruise, Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn, …
R137 Discovery Miles 1 370 In stock

The Kingdom
Oscar winners Jamie Foxx and Chris Cooper team up with Jennifer Garner and Jason Bateman to ignite the screen in this high-intensity action thriller. A team of elite FBI agents sent to Saudi Arabia to solve a brutal mass murder, find themselves in a race against time to find a killer before he strikes again. Out of their element, under heavy fire and trusting no-one, the team must join forces with their Saudi counterparts. As these unlikely allies begin to unlock the secrets of the crime, the team is led into a heart-stopping, do-or-die confrontation.

Born On The Fourth Of July
War drama based on the autobiographical book by Ron Kovic. Tom Cruise plays Kovic, a man brought up in the God-fearing All-American tradition, the perfect material to fight for the US cause in Vietnam. However, nothing could prepare the young Marine for the horrors of the frontline and he returns home paralysed from the chest down. Embittered, Kovic goes into a self-destructive downward spiral, until he finds new direction by joining the anti-war movement.

Casualties Of War
Michael J. Fox and Sean Penn star in this drama based on real events that occurred during the Vietnam War. On patrol with the hard-nosed Sergeant Meserve (Penn), US infantryman Private Eriksson (Fox) refuses to join in when Meserve and the other soldiers kidnap, rape and murder a Vietnamese girl (Thuy Thu Le). Eriksson's stance then puts him in a dangerous position when the patrol returns to base, as the other soldiers get increasingly worried that he might report them. The cast also includes Don Harvey, John C. Reilly and John Leguizamo.

Black Hawk Down
From acclaimed director Ridley Scott comes the gripping true story about bravery, camaradarie and the complex reality of war. Black Hawk Down stars an exceptional cast including Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor and Eric Bana. In 1993, an elite group of American Rangers and Delta Force soldiers are sent to Somalia on a critical mission to capture a violent warlord whose corrupt regime has led to the starvation of hundreds of thousands of Somalis. When the mission goes quickly and terribly wrong, the men find themselves outnumbered and literally fighting for their lives.

Jarhead
Young recruit Swofford (Jake Gyllenhaal) joins up with the US Marines (nicknamed 'Jarheads' because of their distinctive haircuts) on the eve of the 1990 Gulf War. After a brutal spell in boot camp, during which Swofford and his fellow recruits are systematically geared up for the conflict, the Marines are dispatched to the deserts of the Persian Gulf to take part in a war that sees them required to do very little in the way of fighting. Bored and frustrated in the middle of nowhere, the young soldiers resort to a macabre sense of humour as they wait for the war to happen to them.

Gardens Of Stone
Francis Ford Coppola's impressive return to the subject of the Vietnam War is a poignant and contemplative companion piece to his epic masterwork 'Apocalypse Now'. Set in 1968, the film reunites Coppola with Godfather star James Caan, who plays a disillusioned army sergeant stationed at Fort Meyers Arlington Cemetery and views the war in Vietnam as unwinnable, despairing at the dead arriving daily for burial from the front lines. This powerful drama from one of American cinema's most audacious filmmakers boasts a towering performance by Caan, and a superb supporting cast, including Anjelica Huston, James Earl Jones, Mary Stuart Masterson and DB Sweeney.

USS Indianapolis: Men Of Courage (DVD): Nicolas Cage, James Remar, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane USS Indianapolis: Men Of Courage (DVD)
Nicolas Cage, James Remar, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane; Directed by Mario Van Peebles 2
R67 Discovery Miles 670 Ships in 20 - 25 working days

After delivering parts for the atomic bomb that would later be dropped on Hiroshima in 1945, the naval cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine while patrolling the Philippine Sea.

Left with no option but to abandon ship, Captain Charles McVay and hundreds of his crew are left stranded in open seas with no food or water. Enduring extreme hunger and thirst for days, things soon go from bad to worse as a group of sharks begin to prey on the men as they sit helplessly awaiting rescue.

Inglourious Basterds (English, Hungarian, DVD): Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Daniel Brühl, Eli... Inglourious Basterds (English, Hungarian, DVD)
Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Daniel Brühl, … 2
R41 Discovery Miles 410 Ships in 20 - 25 working days

Quentin Tarantino directs this ensemble action drama set in Europe during World War Two.

In the first of two converging storylines, Shosanna (Melanie Laurent), a young Jewish woman in occupied France, seeks to avenge the death of her parents by the Nazis after narrowly escaping execution herself and fleeing to Paris. There she creates a new identity for herself as the owner and manager of a cinema. Meanwhile, a group of Jewish American soldiers known as 'The Basterds', led by First Lieutenant Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt), joins forces with German actress and undercover agent Bridget von Hammersmark (Diane Kruger) to take down the leaders of The Third Reich.

The Basterds cross paths with Shosanna when her cinema, which has been commandeered by the Nazis for the screening of their latest propaganda film, becomes the target for their next attack. However, unbeknown to them, Shosanna has devised a revenge plan of her own.

Christoph Waltz gained the Best Supporting Actor Awards at both the 2010 BAFTAs and Academy Awards for his portrayal of the devious Colonel Hans Landa.

The Lost Patrol (DVD): Thogun, Ivo Canelas, Daniel de Oliveira, Sergio Rubini, Francisco Gaspar, Richard Sammel, Julio Andrade,... The Lost Patrol (DVD)
Thogun, Ivo Canelas, Daniel de Oliveira, Sergio Rubini, Francisco Gaspar, … 2
R49 Discovery Miles 490 Ships in 20 - 25 working days

Vicente Ferraz directs this war drama based on real events of World War II. Set during the winter of 1944, a Brazilian Expeditionary Force on a minesweeping patrol in Italy find themselves lost in a land far from their base in the mountains. As they embark on an horrific journey back to camp they come across two army deserters; one Italian and one German. Forming an unlikely group of renegades the men set about crossing the infamous Road 47 to achieve safe passage to their futures.

Resistance (DVD): Michael Sheen, Stanislav Ianevski, Iwan Rheon, Andrea Riseborough, Kimberley Nixon, Sharon Morgan, Alexander... Resistance (DVD)
Michael Sheen, Stanislav Ianevski, Iwan Rheon, Andrea Riseborough, Kimberley Nixon, … 2
R67 R49 Discovery Miles 490 Save R18 (27%) Ships in 20 - 25 working days

Amit Gupta directs this adaptation of Owen Sheers' debut novel starring Andrea Riseborough and Michael Sheen. It's 1944 and D-Day has failed. The United Kingdom is now under Nazi occupation. In the remote Welsh village of Olchon, farmer's wife Sarah Lewis (Riseborough) wakes up one morning to find her husband has mysteriously disappeared along with all the other men in the village. Then, as they wait for news, a German patrol arrives in their valley on an undisclosed mission. During the harsh winter that follows, the two groups are forced to pull together to survive the last days of the war. Cut off from the conflict around them, both the villagers and the Nazis find the lines between collaboration, duty, occupation and survival becoming less defined as time goes on...

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