Top War Movies, Part 7

Hotel Rwanda (2004) / Director: Terry George / Stars: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix
Based on a true story, Paul Rusesabagina (Cheadle) is a hotel manager who houses more than one thousand Tutsi refugees trying to escape massacre by the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Defiance (2008) Director: Edward Zwick / Stars: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell, Alexa Davalos
Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe join Russian resistance fighters and try to build a village to provide refuge for other Jewish non-combatants.


Inglourious Basterds (2009) / Director: Quentin Tarantino / Stars: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth
Quentin Tarantino’s pulpy fantasy of WWII what-ifs: a rogue group of Jewish U.S. soldiers scalp the Nazis they capture in France and plan to assassinate German leaders, but they have competition.

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