View Full Version : WWI Movies

12-16-2008, 06:18 AM
There has been a little discussion about WWI movies on the big "WWI Planes" thread here, so I figured I would start a thread devoted to WWI movies. I have started a list of movies that feature WWI planes...or at least planes made to look like the real thing.

Fly Boys (2006)
Hell's Angels (1930)
Darling Lili (1970)
Von Richhofen and Brown (1971)
Aces High (1976)
Der Rote Baron (2008)
Dawn Patrol (1938) (1930) Flight Commander?
Wings (1927)
All Quiet On The Western Front (1930) (1979)
Pour le Merite (1938)
Angels Wing (2008?)
Suzy (1936)
Men With Wings (1938)
The Blue Max (1968)
Crimson Romance (1934)
Eagle and the Hawk (1933)

Fokker D III 88 (1933?)

12-16-2008, 06:18 AM
I will update the list and add more info in the first post as I find more info.

12-16-2008, 06:20 AM
Also feel free to add to the discussion...Other movies, where to find them, how you liked them, and most importantly...what planes were in the films.

12-16-2008, 06:45 AM
Of course threads don't get much attention without pics so here are some screen shots I grabbed from Howard Hughes' "Hells Angels"

12-16-2008, 06:54 PM
Check out this extensive list of W.W.I movies:


12-16-2008, 07:56 PM
There is a good series on the subject. Look for an English series called 'Wings', it is about a squadron of british pilots flying BE2's during the Fokker scourge. Very realistic with replica aircraft and true to life the Brits are totally outclassed throughout the series fighting against the Fokker Eindeckers.

12-16-2008, 11:02 PM
dbcisco, good find there. It looks like I found most of the movies they have listed...they do have some documentaries too.

Floss, I'll have to look for that documentary...When was it made?

Looks like I'll need to start a new sub-category for documentaries.

01-14-2009, 08:39 PM
Check out this website: http://www.raindesert.com/great_war/great_war_index.htm

01-15-2009, 04:20 AM
I have only followed a couple of the links so far...very nice and descriptive You-Tube vids!

02-21-2009, 04:44 AM
I can still remember getting up at 5 in the morning to watch "Dawn Patrol"and building an Arora (prob spelt wrong) SE-5 while watching it. I was 7yrs old.
That and the "Blue Max" were my favorites. The History channel has some good footage now and again.