Best War Movies

Rzhev

Rzhev

Rzhev
IMDb: N/A
113

During WW2, in 1942 and 1943, a series of not-so-well known yet bloody battles occurred near the town of Rzhev. Those battles received the name of ‘Rzhev Meat Grinder’. The…

Incendies

Incendies

Incendies
IMDb: 8.3
130 min

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…

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Inglourious Basterads

Inglourious Basterads

Inglourious Basterads
IMDb: 8.3
153 min

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as ”The Basterds” are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally…

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda
IMDb: 8.1
121 min

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…

Downfall

Downfall

Downfall
IMDb: 8.2
156 min

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In…

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Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War
IMDb: 8.1
149

When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if it will help shield the younger from battle.

The Pianist

The Pianist

The Pianist
IMDb: 8.5
150 min

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…

Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down
IMDb: 7.7
144 min

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…

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor
IMDb: 6.2
183 min

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…

Devils on the Doorstep

Devils on the Doorstep

Devils on the Doorstep
IMDb: 8.2
139

During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant’s home in a small town. The owner is bullied into keeping the prisoners until the next New…

Genre: Best War, Drama, War
Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan
IMDb: 8.6
169 min

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…

Born on the Fourth of July

Born on the Fourth of July

Born on the Fourth of July
IMDb: 7.2
145 min

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.

Platoon

Platoon

Platoon
IMDb: 8.1
120 min

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.

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now
IMDb: 8.4
147 min

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, ”does not exist, nor will it ever exist.” His goal is to…

The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter
IMDb: 8.1
183 min

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…

The Best Years of Our Lives

The Best Years of Our Lives

The Best Years of Our Lives
IMDb: 8.0
172

It’s the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But…