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Bridge Over the River Kwai

1942: Boldly advancing through Asia, the Japanese need a train route from Burma going north. In a prison camp, British POWs are forced into labor. The bridge they build will become a symbol of service and survival to one prisoner, Colonel Nicholson, a proud perfectionist.

Year: 1952     Genre: World War IIWWII: Pacific Theater

Planet of the Apes

On this world humans are savage beasts, and apes rule as their civilized masters. In an ironic novel of nonstop action and breathless intrigue, one man struggles to unlock the secret of a terrifying civilization, all the while wondering: Will he become the savior of the human race, or the final witness to its damnation? In a shocking climax that rivals that of the original movie, Boulle delivers the answer in a masterpiece of adventure, satire, and suspense.

Year: 1963     Genre: Science Fiction

Feb 20, 1912 -- Jan 30, 1994
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1952Bridge Over the River Kwai World War II, WWII: Pacific Theater
1963Planet of the Apes Science Fiction