The best Sidney Poitier’s war movies

Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier

20/02/1927- 07/01/2022
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Sidney Poitier’s movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don’t know about Sidney Poitier.
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The Bedford Incident

The Bedford Incident
7.4/10
During a routine patrol, a reporter is given permission to interview a hardened cold-war warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. The reporter gets more than he bargained for when the Bedford discovers a Soviet sub and the captain begins a relentless pursuit, pushing his crew to breaking point.

Something of Value

Something of Value
6.6/10
  • Genre: DramaWar
  • Release: 08/05/1957
  • Character: Kimani Wa Karanja
As Kenya's Mau Mau uprising tears the country apart, former childhood friends Kimani (Sidney Poitier), a native, and Peter (Rock Hudson), a British colonist, find themselves on opposite sides of the struggle in this provocative drama. Though each is devoted to his cause, both wish for a more moderate path -- but their hopes for a peaceful resolution are thwarted by rage, colonial arrogance and escalating violence on both sides.

The Red Ball Express

The Red Ball Express
6.4/10
  • Genre: DramaWar
  • Release: 24/05/1952
  • Character: Robertson
August 1944: proceeding with the invasion of France, Patton's Third Army has advanced so far toward Paris that it cannot be supplied. To keep up the momentum, Allied HQ establishes an elite military truck route.

All the Young Men

All the Young Men
6.2/10
During the Korean War, the lieutenant in charge of a Marine rifle platoon is killed in battle. Before he dies, he places the platoon's sergeant, who's black, in charge. The sergeant figures on having trouble with two men in his platoon: a private who has much more combat experience than he does, and a racist Southerner who doesn't like blacks in the first place and has no intention of taking orders from one. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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