1969: Army of Shadows


Rialto Pictures

– Director: Jean-Pierre Melville

– Stacker score: 94.3

– Metascore: 99


– IMDb user rating: 8.2

– Runtime: 145 minutes

Adapted from a novel of the same name, this World War II drama takes viewers deep into the French underground. A former resistance fighter, director Jean-Pierre Melville lends the work an atypical sense of intimacy. It didn’t reach the U.S. market until 37 years after its initial release.