War Movies
HD Unbroken

Unbroken

Unbroken
HD
IMDb: 7.2
137

A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.

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Genre: Drama, War
Union

Union

Union
IMDb: 6.3
135

A woman disguises herself as her dead brother, Henry, in order to survive in the Confederate ranks during the Civil War. He marries a widow to rescue her from an…

Genre: Drama, History, War
72 Hours: Martyr Who Never Died

72 Hours: Martyr Who Never Died

72 Hours: Martyr Who Never Died
IMDb: N/A
N/A
130

The story is based on the life of Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat. 55 years ago during 1962 Indo-China war , when the destiny of war was pre decided, there stood…

Genre: History, War
November 10th

November 10th

November 10th
IMDb: 7.9
99

Musa, who is only a thirteen-year-old shoe shiner, undergoes destiny through his adventure of waging war during the war time. Will he manage to bring peace among the troops who…

Ghost Recon: Alpha

Ghost Recon: Alpha

Ghost Recon: Alpha
IMDb: 7.6
24

Ghost Recon: Alpha sees a team led by Ghost Leader infiltrate a trade at a Russian depot between a general and a mysterious other figure.

Killzone Intercept

Killzone Intercept

Killzone Intercept
IMDb: 6.5
15

The film is based on the Killzone series, a popular first person shooter on the PlayStation 3 platform. It’s an independent sci-fi action project. It took 2 years to produce…

Nobi

Nobi

Nobi
IMDb: 6.4
87

In the final days of World War II, occupying Japanese forces in the Philippines face resistance from the local population and the American offensive. The dwindling Japanese soldiers attempt to…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Welcome to Karachi

Welcome to Karachi

Welcome to Karachi
IMDb: 4.3
131

On a drunk night, Shammi suggests that he and Kedar leave for America on a cruise, even though they laugh it off in that instance, in a freak accident by…

Mynarski Death Plummet

Mynarski Death Plummet

Mynarski Death Plummet
IMDb: 7.0
8

A completely hand-made historical micro-epic about the final minutes in the life of Winnipeg’s doomed Second World War hero, Andrew Mynarski (1916-1944). Combining wartime aviation melodrama with classical and avant-garde…

A Farewell to Fools

A Farewell to Fools

A Farewell to Fools
IMDb: 5.4
90

Set during World War II, somewhere in Eastern Europe. A German soldier is found dead near the village. The local authorities must find the culprit, or they will be all…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Linhas de Wellington

Linhas de Wellington

Linhas de Wellington
IMDb: 7.4
151

Passionate romance, brutal treachery, and selfless nobility are set against the background of Napoleon’s 1810 invasion of Portugal in Valeria Sarmiento’s intimate epic.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs

Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs

Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs
IMDb: 7.4
118

Documentary revealing the inner workings of the world’s most powerful intelligence organization, with unprecedented access to America’s spy network, all 12 living CIA directors and top agency operatives, who talk…

Among the Believers

Among the Believers

Among the Believers
IMDb: 7.1
84

An unsettling and eye opening exploration into the spread of the radical Islamic school Red Mosque, which trains legions of children to devote their lives to jihad, or holy war,…

Alias María

Alias María

Alias María
IMDb: 6.9
92

A vision of Colombia’s inhuman armed conflict, seen through the eyes of a young – and pregnant – girl soldier.

Genre: Drama, War
Shok

Shok

Shok
IMDb: 7.7
21

The friendship of two boys is tested to its limits as they battle for survival during the Kosovo war.

Genre: Drama, History, Short, War
Tell Spring Not to Come This Year

Tell Spring Not to Come This Year

Tell Spring Not to Come This Year
IMDb: 7.5
87

When NATO troops withdrew from Afghanistan, the Afghan National Army (ANA) took over control of Helmand Province, an extremely dangerous region where attacks by Taliban fighters are the order of…

Genre: Documentary, War
Karbala

Karbala

Karbala
IMDb: 6.5
115

On 3 April 2004, during the holiday of Ashura, Iraqi rebels loyal to Shiite leader Muktada As-Sadr, launched an insurgency in the Polish zone. The Poles, together with Bulgarian soldiers…

Genre: Drama, War
Imminent Threat

Imminent Threat

Imminent Threat
IMDb: 5.9
73

A look at the War on Terror and the threat it’s causing to our civil liberties and political discourse. Academy Award nominee James Cromwell presents Janek Ambros’ directorial debut. The…

Genre: Documentary, War
Oblawa

Oblawa

Oblawa
IMDb: 7.3
96

Marcin Krysztalowicz’s film is both a partisan ballad, showing the real face of German occupation of Poland during WW2 and a startling war thriller. It tells a story of corporal…

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Bomber Boys

Bomber Boys

Bomber Boys
IMDb: 6.6
89

Brothers Colin and Ewan McGregor follow up their documentary The Battle of Britain with a film exploring Bomber Command, a rarely told story from the Second World War. The film…

Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond
IMDb: 6.5
90

In 1948, a group of World War II pilots volunteered to fight for Israel in the War of Independence.

Wang chao de nu ren: Yang Gui Fei

Wang chao de nu ren: Yang Gui Fei

Wang chao de nu ren: Yang Gui Fei
IMDb: 7.3
122

The tragic story of a Tang Dynasty imperial consort who was the favorite of the Emperor Xuanzong.

Picket 43

Picket 43

Picket 43
IMDb: 6.8
135

The film dealt with the story of an Indian army officer guarding a picket alone in Kashmir, and his friendship with a Pakistani soldier.

W.M.D.

W.M.D.

W.M.D.
IMDb: 3.7
90

The Iraq war has turned from ‘Mission Accomplished’ into a hellhole with an indeterminate outcome. There are no WMDs. No links to Al Qaeda. No imminent threat as promised by…

Genre: Action, Thriller, War
The Codebreaker Who Hacked Hitler

The Codebreaker Who Hacked Hitler

The Codebreaker Who Hacked Hitler
IMDb: 7.8
59

Gordon Welchman was one of the original elite codebreakers crucial to the allies defeating the Nazis in World War II. He is the forgotten genius of Bletchley Park. Filmed extensively…

Return to the Hiding Place

Return to the Hiding Place

Return to the Hiding Place
IMDb: 7.6
102

When a young resistance fighter witnesses atrocities towards the Jews, he’s drawn into a web of espionage and clandestine activities. When he meets a young physics students and resistance journalist…

Death of a Shadow

Death of a Shadow

Death of a Shadow
IMDb: 7.5
20

Soldier Nathan died during World War I. A strange collector imprisoned his shadow and gave him a new chance: a second life against 10000 captured shadows. It is love that…

Les 4 soldats

Les 4 soldats

Les 4 soldats
IMDb: 6.7
83

A climate of civil war, a fight that has made them lose everything including their youth, four soldiers aged 13 to 20 years, will meet and build friendships. In the…

Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor

Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor

Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor
IMDb: 7.6
N/A

In this documentary five severely wounded Iraq/Afghanistan veterans work with professional comedy writers and A-List comedians Lewis Black, Zach Galifianakis, BJ Novak, and Bob Saget to explore their personal experiences…

Bethlehem

Bethlehem

Bethlehem
IMDb: 7.3
99

Bethlehem tells the story of the unlikely bond between Razi, an Israeli secret service officer, and his Palestinian informant Sanfur, the younger brother of a senior Palestinian militant. Razi recruited…

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
The Ghost Army

The Ghost Army

The Ghost Army
IMDb: 6.5
68

During World War II, a hand-picked group of American GI’s undertook a bizarre mission: create a traveling road show of deception on the battlefields of Europe, with the German Army…

Angel of the Skies

Angel of the Skies

Angel of the Skies
IMDb: 6.5
N/A

War is declared and Britain must take action against Nazi Germany if Europe is going to be saved from its ruthless clutches. Determined to beat the enemy Flt. Office Earl…

Genre: War
The Devil’s Rock

The Devil’s Rock

The Devil’s Rock
IMDb: 5.7
83

Set in the Channel Islands on the eve of D Day, two Kiwi commandos, sent to destroy German gun emplacements to distract Hitler’s forces away from Normandy, discover a Nazi…

Berserker

Berserker

Berserker
IMDb: 3.4
84

Kari Wührer stars as a witch, who turns the king’s son Barek into an immortal berserker. The enmity between Barek and the witch extends to the present day in his…

Deadline

Deadline

Deadline
IMDb: 6.4
100

An American journalist is set up and fed false information after the Lebanon war.

Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, War
The Devil’s Double

The Devil’s Double

The Devil’s Double
IMDb: 7.1
109

A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein’s sadistic son.

Resistance

Resistance

Resistance
IMDb: 5.0
92

It is 1944 and the D-Day invasion has failed, Germany’s army have successfully invaded England and the Nazi war-machine is now heading west towards Wales. A group of women in…

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Day of the Falcon

Day of the Falcon

Day of the Falcon
IMDb: 6.7
130

On the Arabian Peninsula in the 1930s, two warring leaders come face to face. The victorious Nesib, Emir of Hobeika, lays down his peace terms to rival Amar, Sultan of…

Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers

Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers

Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers
IMDb: 3.5
91

Untold and lost history. A true story of the American Pathfinders, the volunteer paratroopers whose deadly mission was to land 30 minutes before the Normandy invasion, locate and mark strategic…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
21 Brothers

21 Brothers

21 Brothers
IMDb: 5.0
95

21 Brothers tells the story of the Canadian 21st Battalion as they prepare for the battle of Courcellette in WWI. Taking place in real time, the film follows Sgt. Reid…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Hell and Back Again

Hell and Back Again

Hell and Back Again
IMDb: 6.5
88

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these…

Legendary Amazons

Legendary Amazons

Legendary Amazons
IMDb: 4.6
100

The film is set in early 11th century China during the reign of Emperor Renzong of the Song Dynasty. The emperor neglects state affairs and indulges in personal pleasures, while…

Genre: Action, War
Flag of My Father

Flag of My Father

Flag of My Father
IMDb: 7.4
96

Serving her country is an honour for Judith (GiGi Erneta: Friday NIght Lights, Vernonica Mars), an army nurse whose Vietnam veteran father (William Devane: Knots Landing, 24) taught her the…

Genre: Drama, War
Under Jakob’s Ladder

Under Jakob’s Ladder

Under Jakob’s Ladder
IMDb: 7.2
N/A

Jakob, a former teacher who lost his job due to the new Communist system, can only stand by and watch as the world around him slowly disintegrates, and fear and…

Genre: Drama, War
Bian di lang yan

Bian di lang yan

Bian di lang yan
IMDb: 6.4
100

Sharpshooter Mu Liangfeng (Peter Ho) with Platoon Leader (Tony Leung Ka Fai) perform specific tasks, with the big villain “ghosting” (Guo Mingxiang) and start match-ups/duel. The trailer for director David…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Five Broken Cameras

Five Broken Cameras

Five Broken Cameras
IMDb: 8.4
90

Five broken cameras – and each one has a powerful tale to tell. Embedded in the bullet-ridden remains of digital technology is the story of Emad Burnat, a farmer from…

Genre: Documentary, War
Dear John

Dear John

Dear John
IMDb: 6.3
115

Sergeant John Tyree is home on a 2 week leave from Germany. He meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah’s purse that had fallen off the…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Centurion

Centurion

Centurion
IMDb: 6.4
97

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus’ legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the…

Green Zone

Green Zone

Green Zone
IMDb: 6.8
115

During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be…

Restrepo

Restrepo

Restrepo
IMDb: 7.5
93

Winner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for a Documentary, Restrepo chronicles the deployment of a U.S. platoon of courageous American soldiers in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley, considered…

Genre: Documentary, War
Cat Shit One

Cat Shit One

Cat Shit One
IMDb: 6.9
25

The war against terrorism has gone private. War has always been a profitable business, so having private corporations field their own armies to fight against terrorism is just good business….

Incendies

Incendies

Incendies
IMDb: 8.2
130

A mother’s last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad’s acclaimed play, Incendies tells the…

Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
White Material

White Material

White Material
IMDb: 7.0
102

Amidst turmoil and racial conflict in a Francophone African state, a white French woman fights for her coffee crop, her family and ultimately for her life.

Genre: Drama, War
Elle s’appelait Sarah

Elle s’appelait Sarah

Elle s’appelait Sarah
IMDb: 7.5
111

On the night of 16 July 1942, ten year old Sarah and her parents are being arrested and transported to the Velodrome d’Hiver in Paris where thousands of other jews…

Genre: Drama, War
Pohwasogeuro

Pohwasogeuro

Pohwasogeuro
IMDb: 7.4
120

A civil war broke out in the 1950s between North and South Korea which changed the country forever. 71: Into the Fire centers on the struggles of 71 student soldiers…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Da bing xiao jiang

Da bing xiao jiang

Da bing xiao jiang
IMDb: 7.0
96

The story of a farmer forced into conscription, who has been looking to get out of the army ever since. His great chance arrives when he stumbles upon a wounded…

Beneath Hill 60

Beneath Hill 60

Beneath Hill 60
IMDb: 7.1
122

The true story of Australia’s cat-and-mouse underground mine warfare – one of the most misunderstood, misrepresented and mystifying conflicts of WW I. It was a secret struggle BENEATH the Western…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Jackboots on Whitehall

Jackboots on Whitehall

Jackboots on Whitehall
IMDb: 5.3
87

A satirical alternative history of World War II where the Nazis seize London and England must band together to prevent a full on invasion.

Sisters of War

Sisters of War

Sisters of War
IMDb: 6.6
95

Sisters of War is a World War II memoir that re-creates events in New Britain during the Japanese invasion and occupation. It is a story about the Daughters of Our…

Genre: Drama, TV Movie, War
Into the Storm

Into the Storm

Into the Storm
IMDb: 7.1
100

This powerful follow-up to “The Gathering Storm” follows Churchill from 1940 to 1945 as he guided his beleaguered nation through the crucible of the war years–even as his marriage was…

The Tillman Story

The Tillman Story

The Tillman Story
IMDb: 7.8
94

Pat Tillman never thought of himself as a hero. His choice to leave a multimillion-dollar football contract and join the military wasn’t done for any reason other than he felt…

Route Irish

Route Irish

Route Irish
IMDb: 6.4
109

A private security contractor in Iraq rejects the official explanation of his friend’s death and decides to investigate.

A Marine Story

A Marine Story

A Marine Story
IMDb: 6.1
98

Marine officer Alexandra is tough enough to kick any guy’s ass in a bar fight, but there’s one opponent she can’t beat: military policy. When she returns to her conservative…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, War
Puppet Master 9: Axis of Evil

Puppet Master 9: Axis of Evil

Puppet Master 9: Axis of Evil
IMDb: 4.5
81

In a Stateside hotel during the height of World War II, young Danny Coogan dreams of joining the war effort. Following the murder of hotel guest Mr. Toulon by Nazi…

The Battle of Britain

The Battle of Britain

The Battle of Britain
IMDb: 8.0
90

Seventy years on, brothers Colin and Ewan McGregor take viewers through the key moments of the Battle of Britain, when ‘the few’ of the RAF faced the might of the…

Zomblies

Zomblies

Zomblies
IMDb: 4.3
50

When a private militia’s rookie zombie hunters send out a distress call, it’s up to the Rangers to cross The Wall and bring them back as well as uncover the…

Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, War
Standing Army

Standing Army

Standing Army
IMDb: 8.3
75

Standing Army, directed by Enrico Parenti and Thomas Fazi, is an award-winning documentary film about the global network of U.S. military bases, the impact that these have on local populations,…

Genre: Documentary, War
As If I Am Not There

As If I Am Not There

As If I Am Not There
IMDb: 6.9
109

A harsh dose of cinematic realism about a harsh time-the Bosnian War of the 1990s-Juanita Wilson’s drama is taken from true stories revealed during the International Criminal Tribunal in The…

Genre: Drama, War
Halo Legends

Halo Legends

Halo Legends
IMDb: 5.7
N/A

The universe of the Halo video game series is expanded in seven short animated films from Japan’s greatest anime directors and studios.

Castle Keep

Castle Keep

Castle Keep
IMDb: 6.8
105

During the Battle of the Bulge, an anachronistic count shelters a ragtag squad of Americans in his isolated castle hoping they will defend it against the advancing Germans.

Midway

Midway

Midway
IMDb: 6.8
132

This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Body of Lies

Body of Lies

Body of Lies
IMDb: 7.1
128

The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to…

Under Fire

Under Fire

Under Fire
IMDb: 7.1
128

Three U.S. journalists (Nick Nolte, Joanna Cassidy, Gene Hackman) get too close to one another and their work in 1979 Nicaragua.

Genre: Drama, War
Casualties of War

Casualties of War

Casualties of War
IMDb: 7.1
113

During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. Based on the actual events of an incident on…

Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
IMDb: 7.4
138

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to…

Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down
IMDb: 7.7
144

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Gettysburg

Gettysburg

Gettysburg
IMDb: 7.7
254

Summer 1863. The Confederacy pushes north into Pennsylvania. Union divisions converge to face them. The two great armies clash at Gettysburg, site of a theology school. For three days, through…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai
IMDb: 7.7
154

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia
IMDb: 8.3
216

The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence’s mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic…

Casablanca

Casablanca

Casablanca
IMDb: 8.5
102

In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan
IMDb: 8.6
169

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Pianist

The Pianist

The Pianist
IMDb: 8.5
150

The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman’s experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing…

300

300

300
IMDb: 7.7
117

Based on Frank Miller’s graphic novel, “300” is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the…

Foreign Correspondent

Foreign Correspondent

Foreign Correspondent
IMDb: 7.6
120

The European war was only beginning to erupt across national borders. Its titular hero, Johnny Jones, is an American crime reporter dispatched by his New York publisher to put a…

The War Lord

The War Lord

The War Lord
IMDb: 6.9
123

A knight in the service of a duke goes to a coastal villiage where an earlier attempt to build a defensive castle has failed. He begins to rebuild the duke’s…

Sands of Iwo Jima

Sands of Iwo Jima

Sands of Iwo Jima
IMDb: 7.2
100

The relationship between Sergeant Stryker and a group of rebellious recruits is made difficult by the Sergeant’s tough training tactics. At Tarawa, the leathernecks have a chance to see Stryker…

Amen.

Amen.

Amen.
IMDb: 7.3
132

The film “Amen.” examines the links between the Vatican and Nazi Germany. The central character is Kurt Gerstein, a member of the Institute for Hygiene of the Waffen-SS who is…

Gallipoli

Gallipoli

Gallipoli
IMDb: 7.5
112

As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank, both agile runners, become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later…

Attack

Attack

Attack
IMDb: 7.5
107

At the end of World War II, a National Guard infantry company must set up artillery observation posts in a strategic area. Lt. Costa (Jack Palance) knows that Capt. Cooney…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
The Way Ahead

The Way Ahead

The Way Ahead
IMDb: 7.1
115

A mismatched collection of conscripted civilians find training tough under Lieutenant Jim Perry and Sergeant Ned Fletcher when they are called up to replace an infantry battalion that had suffered…

Genre: Drama, War
The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator
IMDb: 8.5
125

Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel’s regime.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
The Delta Force

The Delta Force

The Delta Force
IMDb: 5.6
125

A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them…

Stalingrad

Stalingrad

Stalingrad
IMDb: 7.5
134

“Stalingrad” follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Rambo III

Rambo III

Rambo III
IMDb: 5.8
102

Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he’s finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo’s friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on…

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor
IMDb: 6.1
183

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval…

Miracle at St. Anna

Miracle at St. Anna

Miracle at St. Anna
IMDb: 6.0
160

Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd “Buffalo Soldier” Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.

Private Benjamin

Private Benjamin

Private Benjamin
IMDb: 6.1
109

A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.

Genre: Comedy, War
Hannibal Rising

Hannibal Rising

Hannibal Rising
IMDb: 6.2
121

The story of the early, murderous roots of the cannibalistic killer, Hannibal Lecter – from his hard-scrabble Lithuanian childhood, where he witnesses the repulsive lengths to which hungry soldiers will…

The Men Who Stare at Goats

The Men Who Stare at Goats

The Men Who Stare at Goats
IMDb: 6.2
93

A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army’s…

Genre: Comedy, War
King Arthur

King Arthur

King Arthur
IMDb: 6.3
126

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the ‘Sarmatian hypothesis’ which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and…

Rambo: First Blood Part II

Rambo: First Blood Part II

Rambo: First Blood Part II
IMDb: 6.4
96

John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he’d want to return – the jungles of Vietnam.

The Sum of All Fears

The Sum of All Fears

The Sum of All Fears
IMDb: 6.4
124

When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director…

Tears of the Sun

Tears of the Sun

Tears of the Sun
IMDb: 6.6
121

Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that…

The Great Raid

The Great Raid

The Great Raid
IMDb: 6.7
132

As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Top Gun

Top Gun

Top Gun
IMDb: 6.9
110

For Lieutenant Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell and his friend and Co-Pilot Nick ‘Goose’ Bradshaw being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. A tragedy,…

Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Heartbreak Ridge

Heartbreak Ridge

Heartbreak Ridge
IMDb: 6.8
130

A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.

Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, War
Seven Years in Tibet

Seven Years in Tibet

Seven Years in Tibet
IMDb: 7.0
136

Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied…

Flags of our Fathers

Flags of our Fathers

Flags of our Fathers
IMDb: 7.1
132

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Warlords

The Warlords

The Warlords
IMDb: 7.1
126

A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on “The Assassination of Ma,” a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)…

The Grey Zone

The Grey Zone

The Grey Zone
IMDb: 7.1
108

A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkomando Jews – who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow-Jews – find themselves in a moral grey zone.

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Messenger

The Messenger

The Messenger
IMDb: 7.1
113

Will Montgomery (Ben Foster), a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who has returned home from Iraq, is assigned to the Army’s Casualty Notification service. Montgomery is partnered with Captain Tony Stone…

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven
IMDb: 7.2
144

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

Good Morning, Vietnam

Good Morning, Vietnam

Good Morning, Vietnam
IMDb: 7.3
121

Radio funny man Adrian Cronauer is sent to Vietnam to bring a little comedy back into the lives of the soldiers. After setting up shop, Cronauer delights the G.I.s but…

When Trumpets Fade

When Trumpets Fade

When Trumpets Fade
IMDb: 7.2
95

In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Red Cliff

Red Cliff

Red Cliff
IMDb: 7.4
150

In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to…

Mulan

Mulan

Mulan
IMDb: 7.6
88

A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just…

Legends of the Fall

Legends of the Fall

Legends of the Fall
IMDb: 7.5
133

An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.

The English Patient

The English Patient

The English Patient
IMDb: 7.4
162

In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates
IMDb: 7.6
131

Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the Russians and the…

The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker
IMDb: 7.6
131

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential…

The Guns of Navarone

The Guns of Navarone

The Guns of Navarone
IMDb: 7.6
158

A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped…

Religulous

Religulous

Religulous
IMDb: 7.7
101

Commentator-comic Bill Maher plays devil’s advocate with religion as he talks to believers about their faith. Traveling around the world, Maher examines the tenets of Christianity, Judaism and Islam and…

Where Eagles Dare

Where Eagles Dare

Where Eagles Dare
IMDb: 7.7
155

World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that’s nearly impossible to breach. It’s…

The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans
IMDb: 7.8
112

As the British and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her…

Atonement

Atonement

Atonement
IMDb: 7.8
123

As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister’s lover of a crime he did not commit.

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
IMDb: 7.8
94

When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the…

Genre: Drama, War
The Longest Day

The Longest Day

The Longest Day
IMDb: 7.8
178

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Letters from Iwo Jima

Letters from Iwo Jima

Letters from Iwo Jima
IMDb: 7.9
141

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Glory

Glory

Glory
IMDb: 7.9
122

Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War’s first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda
IMDb: 8.1
121

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the…

The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter
IMDb: 8.1
183

A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos — not the noble venture they imagined. Before…

Genre: Drama, War
Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket
IMDb: 8.3
116

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Genre: Drama, War
Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory
IMDb: 8.4
88

During World War I, commanding officer General Broulard orders his subordinate, General Mireau, to attack a German trench position, offering a promotion as an incentive. Though the mission is foolhardy…

Genre: Drama, War
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
IMDb: 8.4
95

After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Life Is Beautiful

Life Is Beautiful

Life Is Beautiful
IMDb: 8.6
116

A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Jarhead

Jarhead

Jarhead
IMDb: 7.0
123

Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to…

Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Hot Shots! Part Deux

Hot Shots! Part Deux

Hot Shots! Part Deux
IMDb: 6.6
86

Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team,…

Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Second in Command

Second in Command

Second in Command
IMDb: 5.1
91

Armed insurgents attempt a coup d’etat in a troubled Eastern European country, and the president flees to the U.S. embassy for protection. When the U.S. ambassador is murdered by the…

Rambo

Rambo

Rambo
IMDb: 7.0
92

When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand…

Genre: Action, Thriller, War
First Blood

First Blood

First Blood
IMDb: 7.7
93

When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the…

For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls
IMDb: 7.0
170

Spain in the 1930s is the place to be for a man of action like Robert Jordan. There is a civil war going on and Jordan who has joined up…

G.I. Jane

G.I. Jane

G.I. Jane
IMDb: 5.9
125

A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Appleseed Ex Machina

Appleseed Ex Machina

Appleseed Ex Machina
IMDb: 7.1
105

As members of ESWAT, the elite forces serving Olympus, Deunan and Briaereos they are deployed everywhere trouble strikes. Olympus finds itself under a stealth attack – cyborg terrorism, deadly nanotech…

Stop Loss

Stop Loss

Stop Loss
IMDb: 6.5
113

A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty…

Genre: Drama, War
Beyond Borders

Beyond Borders

Beyond Borders
IMDb: 6.5
127

Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world’s most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie…

Rescue Dawn

Rescue Dawn

Rescue Dawn
IMDb: 7.3
126

A US Fighter pilot’s epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.

Appleseed

Appleseed

Appleseed
IMDb: 7.0
101

In a utopian society created at the end of the third world war, a female warrior who has been plucked from the badlands begins to see cracks in this new…

Shout at the Devil

Shout at the Devil

Shout at the Devil
IMDb: 6.3
147

During World War One an English adventurer, an American elephant poacher and the latter’s attractive young daughter, set out to destroy a German battle-cruiser which is awaiting repairs in an…

The Enemy Below

The Enemy Below

The Enemy Below
IMDb: 7.6
97

The American destroyer escort, the USS Haynes commanded by Robert Mitchum, detects a German U-Boat, commanded by Curt Jürgens, resulting in a prolonged, deadly battle of wits.

Angels One Five

Angels One Five

Angels One Five
IMDb: 6.5
98

The summer of 1940, Pilot Officer T.B. Baird arrives straight out of flight school to join a front line RAF squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain. After…

Genre: Drama, War
The Night of the Generals

The Night of the Generals

The Night of the Generals
IMDb: 7.3
148

An unusual World War II crime thriller about a Nazi investigation into the murder of a prostitute. Major Grau finds himself focusing on three suspects: the Generals Tanz, Kahlenberg and…

Straight into Darkness

Straight into Darkness

Straight into Darkness
IMDb: 5.1
95

The movie encompasses several different elements-the perils of war, a touch of macabre, sadness and redemption.

SS Experiment Love Camp

SS Experiment Love Camp

SS Experiment Love Camp
IMDb: 3.2
94

Near the end of WW2, prisoners of war are used in experiments to perfect the Arian race.

Genre: Horror, War
First Squad: The Moment of Truth

First Squad: The Moment of Truth

First Squad: The Moment of Truth
IMDb: 5.7
73

Set during the opening days of World War II on the Eastern Front. Its main cast are a group of Soviet teenagers with extraordinary abilities; the teenagers have been drafted…

Courage Under Fire

Courage Under Fire

Courage Under Fire
IMDb: 6.6
117

A US Army officer had made a “friendly fire” mistake that was covered up and he was reassigned to a desk job. Later he was tasked to investigate a female…

Che: Part Two

Che: Part Two

Che: Part Two
IMDb: 6.9
131

After the Cuban Revolution, Che is at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes a small group of Cuban comrades…

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank
IMDb: 7.4
180

The true, harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends, is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.

Three Kings

Three Kings

Three Kings
IMDb: 7.1
114

A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti…

Platoon Leader

Platoon Leader

Platoon Leader
IMDb: 5.4
97

West Point graduate lieutenant Jeff Knight meets cynicism when taking command of sergeant Michael McNamara’s tour veterans platoon in a Vietnamese trench camp. Unlike his predecessor, who hid till the…

Genre: Drama, War
Bat*21

Bat*21

Bat*21
IMDb: 6.4
105

Lt. Col. Iceal “Ham” Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Operation Daybreak

Operation Daybreak

Operation Daybreak
IMDb: 7.1
118

Czechoslovakia, 1942. Three brave Czech patriots risk everything to rid their country of its brutal Nazi leader, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Michael Collins

Michael Collins

Michael Collins
IMDb: 7.2
132

Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.

Valkyrie

Valkyrie

Valkyrie
IMDb: 7.1
121

Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government…

Dogfight

Dogfight

Dogfight
IMDb: 7.5
94

In the fall of 1963, Eddie Birdlace is an 18-year-old Marine Corps volunteer who is about to ship out with three of his buddies for a tour of duty in…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
The Duellists

The Duellists

The Duellists
IMDb: 7.5
100

In 1800, as Napoleon Bonaparte rises to power in France, a rivalry erupts between Armand and Gabriel, two lieutenants in the French Army, over a perceived insult. For over a…

Genre: Drama, War
Escape from Sobibor

Escape from Sobibor

Escape from Sobibor
IMDb: 7.5
143

During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow (actually threaten) that his camp would never experience the…

Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Bulge
IMDb: 6.8
167

In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent this occurrence, Hitler orders an all out offensive…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Iron Eagle

Iron Eagle

Iron Eagle
IMDb: 5.4
117

When Doug’s father, an Air Force Pilot, is shot down by MiGs belonging to a radical Middle Eastern state, no one seems able to get him out. Doug finds Chappy,…

Genre: Action, Thriller, War
The Boys In Company C

The Boys In Company C

The Boys In Company C
IMDb: 7.0
125

Disheartened by futile combat, appalled by the corruption of their South Vietnamese ally, and constantly endangered by the incompetence of their own company commander, the young men find a possible…

Genre: Drama, War
Crimson Tide

Crimson Tide

Crimson Tide
IMDb: 7.3
116

On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.

Hamburger Hill

Hamburger Hill

Hamburger Hill
IMDb: 6.7
112

The men of Bravo Company are facing a battle that’s all uphill… up Hamburger Hill. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are battling for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it…

Alatriste

Alatriste

Alatriste
IMDb: 6.1
145

In 17th century Spain Diego Alatriste, a brave and heroic soldier, is fighting in his King’s army in the Flandes region. His best mate, Balboa, falls in a trap and,…

Defiance

Defiance

Defiance
IMDb: 7.2
137

Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis….

Zulu

Zulu

Zulu
IMDb: 7.8
138

In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man of the people Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine) were in charge of defending the isolated Natal…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Flying Deuces

The Flying Deuces

The Flying Deuces
IMDb: 6.9
69

Ollie is in love with a woman. When he discovers that she is already married, he tries to kill himself. Of course, the suicide is avoided and the boys join…

Genre: Comedy, War
Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain
IMDb: 7.2
154

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across…

Stripes

Stripes

Stripes
IMDb: 6.9
106

John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.

Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Dead Presidents

Dead Presidents

Dead Presidents
IMDb: 6.9
119

Depicts a heist of old bills, retired from circulation and destined by the government to be “money to burn”. However, more broadly, it addresses the issues of Black Americans’ involvement…

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Tora! Tora! Tora!
IMDb: 7.5
144

In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. “Tora! Tora! Tora!”, named…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Red Dawn

Red Dawn

Red Dawn
IMDb: 6.4
114

It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.

The African Queen

The African Queen

The African Queen
IMDb: 7.9
105

At the start of the first World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and…

Flyboys

Flyboys

Flyboys
IMDb: 6.5
138

The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country’s first fighter pilots.

Sergeant York

Sergeant York

Sergeant York
IMDb: 7.8
134

Alvin York a hillbilly sharpshooter transforms himself from ruffian to religious pacifist. He is then called to serve his country and despite deep religious and moral objections to fighting becomes…

1941

1941

1941
IMDb: 5.8
118

It’s been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering from war nerves….

Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Music Within

Music Within

Music Within
IMDb: 7.4
94

After a confrontation with one of his idols dashes his dreams of studying public speaking in college, Richard Pimentel joins the Army and ships off to Vietnam. During his service,…

Soldier of Orange

Soldier of Orange

Soldier of Orange
IMDb: 7.8
149

This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation.

Puppet Master III: Toulon’s Revenge

Puppet Master III: Toulon’s Revenge

Puppet Master III: Toulon’s Revenge
IMDb: 6.0
86

Set in Berlin during WWII, the Nazi regime is attempting to develop a drug that will animate the dead, in order to use in the war effort. Toulin arouses suspicion…

Missing in Action 2: The Beginning

Missing in Action 2: The Beginning

Missing in Action 2: The Beginning
IMDb: 5.2
100

Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with…

Missing in Action

Missing in Action

Missing in Action
IMDb: 5.4
101

American servicemen are still being held captive in Vietnam and it’s up to one man to bring them home in this blistering, fast-paced action/adventure starring martial arts superstar Chuck Norris.Following…

Der rote Baron

Der rote Baron

Der rote Baron
IMDb: 6.4
120

Richthofen goes off to war like thousands of other men. As fighter pilots, they become cult heroes for the soldiers on the battlefields. Marked by sportsmanlike conduct, technical exactitude and…

Das Boot

Das Boot

Das Boot
IMDb: 8.4
149

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat…

Black Book

Black Book

Black Book
IMDb: 7.8
145

In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
The Great Escape

The Great Escape

The Great Escape
IMDb: 8.2
172

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security ‘escape-proof’ camp to sit out…

A Very Long Engagement

A Very Long Engagement

A Very Long Engagement
IMDb: 7.7
133

In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was “killed on the field…

A Midnight Clear

A Midnight Clear

A Midnight Clear
IMDb: 7.2
108

Set in 1944 France, an American Intelligence Squad locates a German Platoon wishing to surrender rather than die in Germany’s final war offensive. The two groups of men, isolated from…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon
IMDb: 8.1
184

In the Eighteenth Century, in a small village in Ireland, Redmond Barry is a young farm boy in love with his cousin Nora Brady. When Nora engages to the British…

Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Talk to Me
IMDb: 7.4
118

The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph “Petey” Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.

Memphis Belle

Memphis Belle

Memphis Belle
IMDb: 6.9
107

The “Memphis Belle” is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Braveheart

Braveheart

Braveheart
IMDb: 8.4
177

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord’s soldiers. This leads the village to…

Heaven and Earth

Heaven and Earth

Heaven and Earth
IMDb: 6.8
140

Le Ly lives in a small Vietnamese village whose serenity is shattered when war breaks out. Caught between the Viet Cong and the South Vietnamese army, the village is all…

When the Wind Blows

When the Wind Blows

When the Wind Blows
IMDb: 7.8
80

With the help of government-issued pamphlets, an elderly British couple build a shelter and prepare for an impending nuclear attack, unaware that times and the nature of war have changed…

Patton

Patton

Patton
IMDb: 8.0
172

“Patton” tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton’s career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion…

The Last Legion

The Last Legion

The Last Legion
IMDb: 5.4
102

As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.

Hot Shots!

Hot Shots!

Hot Shots!
IMDb: 6.7
84

Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully selected squadron of flyers who are either…

Genre: Action, Comedy, War
The Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen
IMDb: 7.8
150

12 American military prisoners in World War II are ordered to infiltrate a well-guarded enemy château and kill the Nazi officers vacationing there. The soldiers, most of whom are facing…

Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List
IMDb: 8.9
195

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai
IMDb: 8.2
161

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow…

Platoon

Platoon

Platoon
IMDb: 8.1
120

As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Anonyma – Eine Frau in Berlin

Anonyma – Eine Frau in Berlin

Anonyma – Eine Frau in Berlin
IMDb: 7.1
131

A nameless woman keeps a diary as the Russians invade Berlin in the spring of 1945. She is in her early 30s, a patriotic journalist with international credentials; her husband,…

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Elizabeth: The Golden Age
IMDb: 6.9
114

When Queen Elizabeth’s reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain’s invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.

The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown
IMDb: 6.7
103

In 1980, the US Navy’s most powerful warship, the USS Nimitz, is caught in a storm during routine manoeuvres in the Pacific. Enveloped by a strange green light, the ship…

Windtalkers

Windtalkers

Windtalkers
IMDb: 6.0
134

Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a “windtalker” – one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
American Son

American Son

American Son
IMDb: 5.7
90

The story of a young Marine, fresh from Camp Pendleton, who is forced to confront the complexities of adulthood and a volatile home life during a four-day Thanksgiving leave.

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields
IMDb: 7.9
141

The Killing Fields tells the real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led…

Hellfighters

Hellfighters

Hellfighters
IMDb: 6.6
121

The adventures of oil well fire specialist Chance Buckman (based on real-life Red Adair), who extinguishes massive fires in oil fields around the world.

Shock Waves

Shock Waves

Shock Waves
IMDb: 5.7
85

Visitors to a remote island discover that a reclusive Nazi commandant has been breeding a group of zombie soldiers.

Welcome to Sarajevo

Welcome to Sarajevo

Welcome to Sarajevo
IMDb: 6.8
103

Follow a group of international journalists into the heart of the once cosmopolitan city of Sarajevo—now a danger zone of sniper and mortar attacks where residents still live. While reporting…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Troy

Troy

Troy
IMDb: 7.2
163

In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and…

That Hamilton Woman

That Hamilton Woman

That Hamilton Woman
IMDb: 7.3
128

Sir William Hamilton, a widower of mature years, is British ambassador to the Court of Naples. Emma who comes for a visit with her mother wouldn’t cut the grade with…

Salvador

Salvador

Salvador
IMDb: 7.5
123

A second rated journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.

Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four
IMDb: 7.2
113

George Orwell’s novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat
IMDb: 7.3
124

A World War II submarine commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit sub, a con-man executive officer, and a group of army nurses.

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
IMDb: 6.4
148

In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world’s greatest army…

Kelly’s Heroes

Kelly’s Heroes

Kelly’s Heroes
IMDb: 7.7
144

A misfit group of World War II American soldiers goes AWOL to rob a bank behind German lines.

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Enigma

Enigma

Enigma
IMDb: 6.4
119

A romantic thriller based around the World War 2 project to crack the codes behind the Enigma machine, used by the Germans to encrypt messages sent to their submarines.

The Siege of Firebase Gloria

The Siege of Firebase Gloria

The Siege of Firebase Gloria
IMDb: 7.1
97

A Marine patrol stops at Firebase Gloria at the start of the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam war. With the firebase attacked, the patrol remains to help defend it. The…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Taxi to the Dark Side

Taxi to the Dark Side

Taxi to the Dark Side
IMDb: 7.5
106

An in-depth look at the torture practices of the United States in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, focusing on an innocent taxi driver in Afghanistan who was tortured and killed…

The Thin Red Line

The Thin Red Line

The Thin Red Line
IMDb: 7.6
170

Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Alexander

Alexander

Alexander
IMDb: 5.6
175

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any…

The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara

The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara

The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara
IMDb: 8.2
95

Using archival footage, United States Cabinet conversation recordings, and an interview of the 85-year-old Robert McNamara, THE FOG OF WAR depicts his life, from working as a WWII whiz kid…

The Mark of Cain

The Mark of Cain

The Mark of Cain
IMDb: 6.5
87

After a bomb kills their company commander in Iraq, British soldiers Treacle and Shane are ordered to round up suspects and use torture on the detainees. Back home, the press…

Genre: Drama, War
Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies
IMDb: 8.5
89

In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a…

Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Johnny Got His Gun

Johnny Got His Gun

Johnny Got His Gun
IMDb: 7.9
111

Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed in a fate worse than…

Genre: Drama, War
Waterloo Bridge

Waterloo Bridge

Waterloo Bridge
IMDb: 7.8
108

On the eve of World War II, a British officer revisits Waterloo Bridge and recalls the young man he was at the beginning of World War I and the young…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind
IMDb: 8.2
238

The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman’s destructive…

The Founding of a Republic

The Founding of a Republic

The Founding of a Republic
IMDb: 4.9
138

The Founding of a Republic is a Chinese historical film commissioned by China’s film regulator and made by the state-owned China Film Group (CFG) to mark the 60th anniversary of…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Waltz with Bashir

Waltz with Bashir

Waltz with Bashir
IMDb: 8.0
90

Much awarded animated documentary, in which director and Israeli army veteran Ari Folman interviews friends and former soldiers about their memories of the 1982 Lebanon war and especially the Sabra…

We Were Soldiers

We Were Soldiers

We Were Soldiers
IMDb: 7.2
138

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great
IMDb: 5.9
136

He was a fierce military commander who led huge armies into battle without a single defeat; a magnificent warrior who many believed was part god – this was Alexander the…

Valiant

Valiant

Valiant
IMDb: 5.6
76

Set in 1944, Valiant is a woodland pigeon who wants to become a great hero someday. When he hears they are hiring recruits for the Royal Homing Pigeon Service, he…

Ivan’s Childhood

Ivan’s Childhood

Ivan’s Childhood
IMDb: 8.1
95

Poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth.

Genre: Drama, War
Carla’s Song

Carla’s Song

Carla’s Song
IMDb: 6.8
125

A Glasgow man (Robert Carlyle) visits war-torn Nicaragua with a refugee (Oyanka Cabezas) tormented by her memories.

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Shenandoah

Shenandoah

Shenandoah
IMDb: 7.4
105

Charlie Anderson, a farmer in Shenandoah, Virginia, finds himself and his family in the middle of the Civil War he wants nothing to do with. When his youngest boy is…

The Captive Heart

The Captive Heart

The Captive Heart
IMDb: 7.1
104

A series of stories about the lives and loves of nine men in a Prisoner of War Camp over five years. Location shooting in the British occupied part of Germany…

Genre: Drama, War
K-19: The Widowmaker

K-19: The Widowmaker

K-19: The Widowmaker
IMDb: 6.7
138

When Russia’s first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

Nanjing! Nanjing!

Nanjing! Nanjing!

Nanjing! Nanjing!
IMDb: 7.7
132

City of Life and Death takes place in 1937, during the height of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The Imperial Japanese Army has just captured the then-capital of the Republic of…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Hart’s War

Hart’s War

Hart’s War
IMDb: 6.3
125

Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive…

Genre: Drama, War
Voyage of the Damned

Voyage of the Damned

Voyage of the Damned
IMDb: 6.5
155

A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler’s Germany in a desperate fight for survival.

Genre: Drama, War
Judgment at Nuremberg

Judgment at Nuremberg

Judgment at Nuremberg
IMDb: 8.2
186

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago
IMDb: 8.0
197

Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Green Berets

The Green Berets

The Green Berets
IMDb: 5.7
142

Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be…

Genre: Drama, War
Two Mules for Sister Sara

Two Mules for Sister Sara

Two Mules for Sister Sara
IMDb: 7.0
116

Hogan, on his way to do some reconnaissance for a future mission to capture a French fort, encounters Sister Sara, a nun in trouble. Before he knows it, Hogan is…

Flame & Citron

Flame & Citron

Flame & Citron
IMDb: 7.3
130

During Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid (“Flame”) and Jørgen Haagen Schmith (“Citron”), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who’s in direct contact with Allied leaders. One shoots,…

The Last Valley

The Last Valley

The Last Valley
IMDb: 7.4
128

People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years’ War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying…

Rio Conchos

Rio Conchos

Rio Conchos
IMDb: 6.6
107

Two Army officers, an alcoholic ex-Confederate soldier and a womanizing Mexican travel to Mexico on a secret mission to prevent a megalomaniacal ex-Confederate colonel from selling a cache of stolen…

Genre: Action, Drama, War, Western
Jakob the Liar

Jakob the Liar

Jakob the Liar
IMDb: 6.5
120

In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out after curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
The Trench

The Trench

The Trench
IMDb: 6.1
98

The Trench tells the story of a group of young British soldiers on the eve of the Battle of the Somme in the summer of 1916, the worst defeat in…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Lucky Ones

The Lucky Ones

The Lucky Ones
IMDb: 7.0
113

The story revolves around three soldiers — Colee, T.K. and Cheaver — who return from the Iraq War after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them….

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
The Big Red One

The Big Red One

The Big Red One
IMDb: 7.2
113

A veteran sergeant of the World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian…

Genre: Drama, War
A Bridge Too Far

A Bridge Too Far

A Bridge Too Far
IMDb: 7.4
175

A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing…

Genre: Drama, History, War
King & Country

King & Country

King & Country
IMDb: 7.5
85

During World War I a British soldier, charged with desertion, is defended by an officer who at first despises his actions and then grows to feel sympathy for him.

Genre: Drama, War
Men in War

Men in War

Men in War
IMDb: 7.3
102

In Korea, on 6 September 1950, Lieutenant Benson’s platoon finds itself isolated in enemy-held territory after a retreat. Soon they are joined by Sergeant Montana, whose overriding concern is caring…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
IMDb: 5.8
96

Silent film master D.W. Griffith’s first talkie works as a companion piece to his classic BIRTH OF A NATION, providing a detailed biographical sketch of the 16th president. We see…

A Soldier’s Story

A Soldier’s Story

A Soldier’s Story
IMDb: 7.2
101

In the towm of Tynen, Louisiana, a black Master Sergeant is found shot to death just outside the local Army Base. A military lawyer, also a black man, is sent…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon

A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon

A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon
IMDb: 5.9
114

The year is 1974. A young Hong Kong Chinese, Mark (Chow Yun-Fat), travels to Saigon to make his fortune. There, he encounters a mysterious femme fatale, the lovely Kit. As…

Genre: Action, Thriller, War
The Battle of Culloden 1964

The Battle of Culloden 1964

The Battle of Culloden 1964
IMDb: 7.9
69

Culloden is a 1964 docudrama written and directed by Peter Watkins for BBC TV. It portrays the 1746 Battle of Culloden that resulted in the British Army’s destruction of the…

Renaissance Man

Renaissance Man

Renaissance Man
IMDb: 6.1
128

Danny DeVito plays an advertising man who is slowly sliding downhill. When he is fired from his job in Detroit, he signs up for unemployment. One day they find him…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Stairway to Heaven

Stairway to Heaven

Stairway to Heaven
IMDb: 8.1
104

When a young airman miraculously survives bailing out of his aeroplane without a parachute, he falls in love with an American radio operator. But the officials in the other world…

The Young Lions

The Young Lions

The Young Lions
IMDb: 7.3
167

The Young Lions follows the lives of three soldiers: one German and two Americans, paralleling their experiences in World War II until they meet up at the end for a…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
The Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen
IMDb: N/A
N/A
106

During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the “Tuskegee…

The Battle of Algiers

The Battle of Algiers

The Battle of Algiers
IMDb: 8.1
121

Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Hitler: The Rise of Evil

Hitler: The Rise of Evil

Hitler: The Rise of Evil
IMDb: 7.3
179

A unique slant, profiling the life of Adolf Hitler as a child and his rise through the ranks of the National Socialist German Workers’ Party prior to World War II.

Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation

Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation

Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation
IMDb: 5.8
161

Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation is a 2007 epic film on the Namibian independence struggle against South African occupation as seen through the life of Sam Nujoma, the leader of…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Edge of Love

The Edge of Love

The Edge of Love
IMDb: 6.3
110

The Edge of love is a love story of two feisty women and a brilliant, charismatic poet who love both women. One woman Vera Phillips who is his first love…

Bataan

Bataan

Bataan
IMDb: 7.0
114

Japan has just invaded the Phillipines and the US Army attempts a desperate defence. Thirteen men are chosen to blow up a bridge on the Bataan peninsula and keep the…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Back to Bataan

Back to Bataan

Back to Bataan
IMDb: 6.7
95

An Army colonel leads a guerrilla campaign against the Japanese in the Philippines.

Genre: Action, Drama, War
The Tin Drum (Die Blechtromme

The Tin Drum (Die Blechtromme

The Tin Drum (Die Blechtromme
IMDb: 7.6
163

Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Lost Battalion

The Lost Battalion

The Lost Battalion
IMDb: 7.1
92

Fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Flying Tigers

Flying Tigers

Flying Tigers
IMDb: 6.8
102

Jim Gordon commands a unit of the famed Flying Tigers, the American Volunteer Group which fought the Japanese in China before America’s entry into World War II. Gordon must send…

Hearts and Minds

Hearts and Minds

Hearts and Minds
IMDb: 8.3
112

Many times during his presidency, Lyndon B. Johnson said that ultimate victory in the Vietnam War depended upon the U.S. military winning the “hearts and minds” of the Vietnamese people….

Genre: Documentary, War
The Big Parade

The Big Parade

The Big Parade
IMDb: 8.2
151

The story of an idle rich boy who joins the US Army’s Rainbow Division and is sent to France to fight in World War I, becomes friends with two working…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Duck Soup

Duck Soup

Duck Soup
IMDb: 8.0
68

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

Genre: Comedy, Musical, War
The Four Feathers

The Four Feathers

The Four Feathers
IMDb: 7.6
129

A disgraced officer risks his life to help his childhood friends in battle.

The Spy in Black

The Spy in Black

The Spy in Black
IMDb: 7.0
82

A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.

Genre: Thriller, War
They Died with Their Boots On

They Died with Their Boots On

They Died with Their Boots On
IMDb: 7.3
140

The story follows General George Armstrong Custer’s adventures from his West Point days to his death. He defies orders during the Civil War, trains the 7th Cavalry, appeases Chief Crazy…

Hangmen Also Die!

Hangmen Also Die!

Hangmen Also Die!
IMDb: 7.5
134

During the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia, surgeon Dr. Franticek Svoboda, a Czech patriot, assassinates the brutal “Hangman of Europe”, Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich, and is wounded in the process. In his…

Anchors Aweigh

Anchors Aweigh

Anchors Aweigh
IMDb: 7.2
143

Two sailors, Joe and Clarence have four days shore leave in spend their shore leave trying to get a girl for Clarence. Clarence has his eye on a girl with…

At War with the Army

At War with the Army

At War with the Army
IMDb: 5.8
93

Two former nightclub partners are now enlisted in the Army. Sergeant Puccinelli ranks above his former partner, Private First Class Korwin. Puccinelli is desperately trying to get transferred from his…

Genre: Comedy, Musical, War
Forbidden Games

Forbidden Games

Forbidden Games
IMDb: 8.0
86

Orphaned after a Nazi air raid, Paulette, a young Parisian girl, runs into Michel, an older peasant boy, and the two quickly become close. Together, they try to make sense…

Genre: Drama, History, War
From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity
IMDb: 7.7
118

In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit’s team, while his captain’s wife and second in command are falling in love.

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
War Arrow

War Arrow

War Arrow
IMDb: 5.8
78

A thrilling Cavalry-versus-Indians adventure starring Jeff Chandler as an Army official recruiting Seminole allies, against his superior’s wishes, to stop a planned Kiowa attack.

The Purple Plain

The Purple Plain

The Purple Plain
IMDb: 6.6
100

After losing his bride in a Luftwaffe air raid, bomber pilot Forrester becomes a solitary killing machine, who doesn’t care whether he dies. The reckless Canadian pilot is both admired…

Richard III

Richard III

Richard III
IMDb: 7.5
161

Shakespeare’s powerful tale of the wicked deformed king and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.

Exodus

Exodus

Exodus
IMDb: 6.8
208

The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus….

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Americanization of Emily

The Americanization of Emily

The Americanization of Emily
IMDb: 7.4
115

During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were “oversexed, overpaid, and over here”. That’s Charlie Madison exactly; he…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Operation Crossbow

Operation Crossbow

Operation Crossbow
IMDb: 6.6
115

Allied agents infiltrate the Nazi rocket complex at Peenemunde in order to obtain their secrets and sabotage the plant.The film alternates between German developments of the V-1 missile and V-2…

Khartoum

Khartoum

Khartoum
IMDb: 6.9
134

English General Charles George Gordon, a devout Christian, is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to…

The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming

The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming

The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming
IMDb: 7.1
126

Without hostile intent, a Soviet sub runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.

Genre: Comedy, War
Tobruk

Tobruk

Tobruk
IMDb: 6.4
107

In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Catch-22

Catch-22

Catch-22
IMDb: 7.2
121

A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
The Hindenburg

The Hindenburg

The Hindenburg
IMDb: 6.2
125

In this highly speculative historical thriller, Colonel Franz Ritter (George C. Scott), a former hero pilot now working for military intelligence, is assigned to the great Hindenburg airship as its…

Cross of Iron

Cross of Iron

Cross of Iron
IMDb: 7.5
132

It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Message

The Message

The Message
IMDb: 8.2
177

Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.

The Inglorious Bastards

The Inglorious Bastards

The Inglorious Bastards
IMDb: 6.6
99

Set in Europe during WWII, a group of American soldiers on their way to military prison are beset upon by a German artillery attack, escaping with Switzerland in their sights….

Zulu Dawn

Zulu Dawn

Zulu Dawn
IMDb: 6.6
117

In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership. Cy Endfield co-wrote the epic prequel Zulu Dawn 15 years after his enormously…

Breaker Morant

Breaker Morant

Breaker Morant
IMDb: 7.9
107

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence

Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence

Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
IMDb: 7.3
123

In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Biggles: Adventures in Time

Biggles: Adventures in Time

Biggles: Adventures in Time
IMDb: 5.8
108

Unassuming catering salesmen Jim Ferguson falls through a time hole to 1917 where he saves the life of dashing Royal Flying Corps pilot James “Biggles” Bigglesworth after his photo recon…

Come and See

Come and See

Come and See
IMDb: 8.2
142

The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family’s wishes. There he meets a…

Genre: Drama, History, War
1969

1969

1969
IMDb: 5.8
95

Two rebellious youths, Ralph and Scott, find themselves struggling with adulthood as the Vietnam War rages. Feeling trapped in their small town, Scott battles with his conservative veteran father, Cliff,…

Genre: Drama, War
The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission

The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission

The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission
IMDb: 5.2
100

A renegade team of World War II soldiers. This time, one of the 12 is a woman and, with a Nazi spy within their midst, they’re up against German wartime…

Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Born on the Fourth of July

Born on the Fourth of July

Born on the Fourth of July
IMDb: 7.2
145

The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.

Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Captain America

Captain America

Captain America
IMDb: 3.3
97

During World War II, a brave, patriotic American Soldier undergoes experiments to become a new supersoldier, “Captain America.” Racing to Germany to sabotage the rockets of Nazi baddie “Red Skull”,…

Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth

Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth

Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth
IMDb: 5.5
93

Pinhead is trapped in a sculpture and fortunately for him the sculpture is bought by a young playboy who owns his own night club. Pinhead busies himself escaping by getting…

Genre: Horror, Thriller, War
In the Army Now

In the Army Now

In the Army Now
IMDb: 4.8
91

Bones Conway and Jack Kaufman didn’t really know what they were in for when they enlisted in the U.S. Army; they just wanted to get a job and make some…

Genre: Comedy, War
Underground

Underground

Underground
IMDb: 8.1
170

Black marketeers Marko and Blacky manufacture and sell weapons to the Communist resistance in WWII Belgrade, living the good life along the way. Marko’s surreal duplicity propels him up the…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Sunshine

Sunshine

Sunshine
IMDb: 7.5
181

The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes…

Rules of Engagement

Rules of Engagement

Rules of Engagement
IMDb: 6.4
128

Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow…

Malèna

Malèna

Malèna
IMDb: 7.5
109

On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna….

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Seraphim Falls

Seraphim Falls

Seraphim Falls
IMDb: 6.7
115

The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by…

Persepolis

Persepolis

Persepolis
IMDb: 8.1
95

In 1970s Iran, Marjane ‘Marji’ Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah’s defeat in the Iranian…

Assembly

Assembly

Assembly
IMDb: 7.3
124

Follows a soldier trying to gain recognition for comrades who died in 1948, at a turning point in the civil war between the communists and the nationalist forces of the…

Lions for Lambs

Lions for Lambs

Lions for Lambs
IMDb: 6.2
92

Three stories told simultaneous in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who’s a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long interview to a skeptical television reporter, detailing a strategy for…

Che: Part One

Che: Part One

Che: Part One
IMDb: 7.2
134

The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support…

A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms
IMDb: 5.9
152

A Farewell to Arms is a 1957 American drama film directed by Charles Vidor. The screenplay by Ben Hecht, based in part on a 1930 play by Laurence Stallings, was…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War