Alphabetical Index, D - F:

Dances With Wolves, PG-13 181 minutes
John Dunbar is a wounded Civil War soldier who attempts to end his life. In a twist of fate, Dunbar becomes a hero instead and is rewarded with assignment to his ideal placement. He is stationed at a remote crossroads in the Western frontier and soon becomes friends with the local Sioux Indian tribe.
Dances with Wolves Learning Packet

Dr. Strangelove, Rated PG 95 minutes
In this classic black comedy that fiercely pokes fun at the nuclear age, a crazy U.S. general launches an air strike against the Soviets. The Soviets respond by raising the stakes and threatening to unleash a "doomsday device," setting the stage for Armageddon.

Elizabeth, Rated R 123 minutes
This film details the ascension of Queen Elizabeth the First to the throne and her early reign. When Catholic Queen Mary dies, the succession goes to Elizabeth and the new queen finds herself surrounded by advisors, some supportive but some plotting to restore the Catholic line by almost any means. Elizabeth is also under pressure to marry and produce an heir, but her lover Lord Robert Dudley is not considered suitable. Elizabeth soon realizes that she must make some extremely important decisions, not only about her life and future, but England’s as well.

Flags of Our Fathers, Rated R 132 minutes
This exhilarating World War II drama tells the story of six U.S. soldiers who were instantly immortalized when they were photographed raising the American flag at Iwo Jima's Mount Suribachi. Based on the book of the same name, the film recreates the events surrounding the snapshot, which came to symbolize the U.S. troops' triumph and America's unbreakable spirit.

Flyboys, PG-13 140 minutes
This epic drama depicts the true story of the Lafayette Escadrille, a group of Americans who volunteered for the French military before the United States entered World War I. Farm boy Blaine Rawlings joins up and soon finds himself on an adventure more thrilling than he ever imagined as he and his fellow soldiers become the world's first fighter pilots.

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