As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.
In turn tragic, inspiring, and action-packed, this list has all the best contemporary World War 2 movies since Steven Spielberg's gritty masterpiece'Saving Private Ryan'. Check out 'Downfall' for a harrowing portrait of Hitler's final days.
While most westerners are familiar with the acts of Hitler and Mussolini, they may know less about the Cultural Revolution, Khmer Rouge, and Korean comfort women. These movies all carry important historical lessons.