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Yang, Gene, and Lark Pien. Boxers. New York: First Second, 2013.
Meily, Mark. El Presidente. El Presidente: General Emilio Aguinaldo Story and the First Philippine Republic. Philippines: VIVA Films, 2012.

Based on "Memoirs of a Revolution" by Emilio Aguinaldo

Frankenheimer, John. The Manchurian Candidate. United States: United Artists, 1962.
Malick, Terrence. The Thin Red Line. United States: 20th Century Fox, 1998.

Based on The Thin Red Line by James Jones

Ford, John. They Were Expendable. United States: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1945.
Hara, Kazuo. The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On. Yuki Yukite Shingun. Japan: Imamura Productions, 1988.
Lean, David. The Bridge on the River Kwai. United States: Columbia Pictures, 1957.

Screenwriters Carl Foreman and Michael William were both on Hollywood's "blacklist" during the Cold War. Chosen by the Library of Congress' National Film Registry for preservation in 1997 because of it is "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." 

Eastwood, Clint. Letters from Iwo Jima. United States; Japan: Warner Bros. Pictures, 2007.
Boorman, John, and Eric Bercovici. Hell in the Pacific, Edited by Reuben Bercovitch and Alexander Jacobs. Inferno en el Pacífico. United States: Cinerama, 1968.

The film only has two characters, soldiers, one American the other Japanese marooned on an uninhabited Pacific island during World War II. It contains little dialogue, and is not dubbed or sub-titled, thus authentically portraying the difficulty of restricted communication between the Japanese-speaking and English-speaking characters. Plot from Wikipedia

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