World War II

The Long and the Short and the Tall (aka Jungle Fighters) (1961)  --  British soldiers trapped behind Japanese lines in the Malayan jungle

Paloh (2003)  – Malaysian film about the confrontation between the Japanese occupying force and the Communist Party of Malaya, during final days of Japanese occupation  (only in Malaysian/Mandarin)

Shiberia Chôtokky 3 (Siberian Express) (2003) – General Tomoyuki Yamashita who conquered the British colonies of Malaya and Singapore (called "The Tiger of Malaya")

Judgment: The Court Martial of the Tiger of Malaya - General Yamashita (1974) –  the trial of the conqueror of Malaya and Singapore


X  Bukit Kepong (1981) – political terrorism in Malayasia

X  Tanamera:  Lion of Singapore  --  set in the waning days of the British in Singapore and Malaya, a forbidden romance begins between an Englishman and a Chinese woman