Top List of War Movies in the Air

War Movies that centers around fights in the air.

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The list

5 Wings
A silent movie that was the first film ever to get an Oscar for Best Motion Picture. The air fights are ahead of its time and the combats on the ground would set a standard for coming war movies.
Year: 1927
Director: William A. Wellman

4 Battle of Britain
An ambitious attempt to in a historical correct way depicts the British Royal Air Force fights against the Luftwaffe in World War II.
Year: 1969
Director: Guy Hamilton

3 The Bridges at Toko-Ri
The Bridges at Toko-Ri is set during the Korean War and centers around a dangerous bombing mission. William Holdem plays the main character and Grace Kelly can be seen as his wife.
Year: 1954
Director: Mark Robson

2 Tora! Tora! Tora!
Perhaps the best movie about the attack on Peal Harbour. The movie use two perspectives, both the Japanese and American and also giving a picture of why the Americans was not better prepared.
Year: 1970
Director: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku

1 Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
A couple of pilots are accomplishing a top secret bombing mission over Japan under the second war. A war movie with great mix of excitement and psychology.
Year: 1944
Director: Mervyn LeRoy


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