Top 10 awesome movies like The Battle of the Rails that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Battle of the Rails 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 René Clément, Marcel Barnault and Jean Clarieux . Here goes the list -

  1. Dawn Devils
  2. The Savior
  3. They Are Not Angels
  4. La question
  5. La bataille
  6. La sentence
  7. The Honors of War
  8. Sacrifice d'honneur
  9. Nothing to Report
  10. Hell's Angels
  1. Dawn Devils

    Dawn Devils

    Somewhere in Tunisia, commandos of the First French Army are training, in preparation for the August 1945 landings on the southern coast of France. Lt. Claude Legrand (Georges Marchal), who leads the commando, finds among his men a former resistance fighter, Serge Duhamel (André Valmy), who feels nothing but contempt for the lieutenant. Some years earlier, Lt. Legrand and Duhamel had quarreled over Legrand's wife Simone, who had an affair with Duhamel. The commando training goes on but the grudge between the two men still festers. However, after a dangerous mission in which Lt. Legrand behaves heroically, a mutual esteem is born between the two men and grows with time. The long-awaited day of the landing in Provence arrives. The lieutenant and his former rival are now partners in combat.

    This movie, created by Yves Allégret, Georges Marchal and André Valmy, scores 5.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  2. The Savior

    The Savior

    In 1943, rural French teenager Nanette meets an injured British airman and decides to give him shelter at her family's farm after falling in-love with him.

    This movie, created by Michel Mardore, Horst Buchholz and Muriel Catalá, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  3. They Are Not Angels

    They Are Not Angels

    « They are not Angels » is a French film directed by Alexandre Esway, released in 1947, based on the book by Joseph Kessel who had stayed in the paratroopers camp of Free France, England.

    This movie, created by Alexander Esway, Pierre Blanchar and René Lefèvre, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  4. La question

    La question

    This movie, created by Laurent Heynemann, Jacques Denis and Nicole Garcia, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  5. La bataille

    La bataille

    This movie, created by Nicolas Farkas, Charles Boyer and Annabella, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  6. La sentence

    La sentence

    July 1944. A German colonel who has committed terrible crimes against the population has been killed by a group of the French Resistance.Four members of the Resistance, two men and two women have been arrested and imprisoned in the basement of the "Kommandantur" in a beach of Normandy.They will be executed within an hour.So they begin to think how to escape from this basement.

    This movie, created by Jean Valère, Marina Vlady and Robert Hossein, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  7. The Honors of War

    The Honors of War

    This is August 1944. In France the times are uncertain and some places can be in turns liberated by the Allies and reclaimed by the Occupiers. The place is Nanteuil, a provincial town. The German troops present there are exhausted and leaderless and have offered the inhabitants to surrender. Exhilarated, the people from Nanteuil celebrate the event loudly and merrily but ...a bit prematurely. What they do not know is that a German officer has arrived and undertaken to galvanize the demoralized troops into resuming fighting...

    This movie, created by Jean Dewever, Albert Hehn and Bernard Verley, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  8. Sacrifice d'honneur

    Sacrifice d'honneur

    In a time of national emergency, the wife of the Captain of a French battleship finds that her former lover is now the her husband's first officer. Her attempts to sort out this situation get mixed in with shipwreck and court martial.

    This movie, created by Marcel LHerbier, Annabella and Victor Francen, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  9. Nothing to Report

    Nothing to Report

    Three French conscripts with diverse political motives, are sent to a disciplinary battalion in the midst of the Algerian war. Major Lecoq is to build an elite unit with these wayward soldiers who are exposed to war, torture and death.

    This movie, created by Yves Boisset, Jacques Spiesser and Jacques Villeret, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  10. Hell's Angels

    Hell's Angels

    Brothers Monte and Ray leave Oxford to join the Royal Flying Corps. Ray loves Helen; Helen enjoys an affair with Monte; before they leave on their mission over Germany they find her in still another man's arms.

    This movie, created by Howard Hughes, Ben Lyon and James Hall, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | Drama

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