Top 10 awesome movies like Above Us the Waves that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Above Us the Waves and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Ralph Thomas, John Mills and John Gregson . Here goes the list -

  1. Battle Hell
  2. Paris Underground
  3. Desert Patrol
  4. Yesterday's Enemy
  5. The Colditz Story
  6. Ace of Aces
  7. The Eternal City
  8. Frieda
  9. Nine Men
  10. Enemy of Women
  1. Battle Hell

    Battle Hell

    In 1949, during the Chinese Civil War, British warship H.M.S. Amethyst sails up the Yangtse river but on the return trip finds its way blocked by a barrage fire from the Communist Chinese shore batteries.

    This movie, created by Michael Anderson, Richard Todd and William Hartnell, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | War

  2. Paris Underground

    Paris Underground

    Among the terrified refugees jamming the roads out of Paris in 1940 are Kitty de Mornay, a rich American divorced from her French husband, and her companion Emmyline (Emmy) Quayle. A German patrol orders their car back to Paris and, en-route, they stop at an inn where they find a wounded RAF flyer, Lieutenant Gray. They hide him in the luggage compartment of their car. While attempting to repair a flat tire, they are accosted by Gestapo Captain Kurt von Webber. He drives them to Emmy's apartment. Later, with the help of Kitty's estranged husband, Andre de Mornay, a member of the French underground movement, Kitty and Emmy smuggle Lt. Gray out of Paris to safety. Since they now have means of getting to unoccupied France they contact a priest who is harboring many RAF fliers. Funeral processions are allowed across the border unchallenged by the German sentries, and Kitty and Emmy stage one in which their RAF men pose as mourners. Von Weber suspects the women, and he plants a spy in Emmy's flat.

    This movie, created by Gregory Ratoff, Constance Bennett and Gracie Fields, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  3. Desert Patrol

    Desert Patrol

    Sent to destroy a Nazi petrol dump in the North African desert, a British commando team unexpectedly discovers a large Nazi tank unit, and must inform headquarters in time.

    This movie, created by Guy Green, Richard Attenborough and John Gregson, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  4. Yesterday's Enemy

    Yesterday's Enemy

    In World War II, during the Japanese invasion of Burma, the lost remnant of a British Army Brigade HQ, led by the ruthless Captain Alan Langford, escapes through the jungle toward the British lines.

    This movie, created by Val Guest, Stanley Baker and Guy Rolfe, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

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  5. The Colditz Story

    The Colditz Story

    Allied prisoners of various nationalities pool their resources to plan numerous escapes from an "escape-proof" German POW camp housed in a Medieval castle.

    This movie, created by Guy Hamilton, John Mills and Christopher Rhodes, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | History | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Vudu.

  6. Ace of Aces

    Ace of Aces

    A sculptor who doesn't want to have any part of World War I is shamed by his girlfriend into joining the army. He becomes a fighter pilot, and undergoes a complete personality change.

    This movie, created by J. Walter Ruben, Richard Dix and Elizabeth Allan, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

    You can watch this on Google Play Movies, Apple Itunes, Vudu, Amazon Video and Youtube.

  7. The Eternal City

    The Eternal City

    David Rossi is an orphan in Rome, and is taken care of by a homeless man, Bruno. The wealthy Dr. Roselli adopts David and raises him with his daughter, Roma. When they grow up David and Roma become engaged. Dr. Roselli dies, and David and Bruno join the army when war erupts. Roma becomes a well-known sculptor, backed by Baron Bonelli, who is secretly the head of the Rome branch of the Communist party. Returning from the war, David becomes a follower of Benito Mussolini. Complications ensue when David finds out that Roma is backed by Baron Bonelli, his arch-enemy.

    This movie, created by George Fitzmaurice, Barbara La Marr and Bert Lytell, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  8. Frieda

    Frieda

    A Royal Air Force pilot who was shot down during World War II returns home to his English village with his new bride. The trouble is that she is the German lady who helped him escape. Then her brother arrives.

    This movie, created by Basil Dearden, David Farrar and Glynis Johns, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  9. Nine Men

    Nine Men

    The Nine men of the title are a British WWII Army patrol stuck in a desert fort during the African campaign. The Men must defend the fort against the Italian and German troops until they cam be relieved.

    This movie, created by Harry Watt, Jack Lambert and Grant Sutherland, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  10. Enemy of Women

    Enemy of Women

    Young Dr. Paul Joseph Goebbels, an unsuccessful playwright, is forced, in order to support himself, to take a position as tutor in the household of Herr Quandt. His first attempt to force himself upon women comes when he becomes interested in a young actress, Maria Brandt, daughter of Colonel Brandt at whose home he is lodging. He is driven from the house by Colonel Brandt. That night, acting as an usher for a meeting of the new German Socialist Party, Goebbels hears Hitler speak, and becomes an ardent follower. He is made propaganda head, becomes known as the "Scoundrel of Berlin", and his machinations strike terror into the hearts of innocent girls. Maria Brandt, who is working as a bit player in a theatre in Hannover, again meets Goebbels. Through his efforts, although unknown to her, Maria is made an overnight star. He then procures a contract for her at the famous UFA studios of Berlin. Maria, who has become interested in a young doctor, Hans Traeger, shuns Goebbels' attentions.

    This movie, created by Alfred Zeisler, Claudia Drake and Wolfgang Zilzer, scores 5.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

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