War Movies
The Birth of a Nation (1915)

The Birth of a Nation (1915)

The Birth of a Nation (1915)
IMDb: 6.3
195 min

Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Three Kings (1999)

Three Kings (1999)

Three Kings (1999)
IMDb: 7.1
114 min

A small group of adventurous American soldiers in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War are determined to steal a huge cache of gold reputed to be hidden somewhere…

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Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Good Morning, Vietnam

Good Morning, Vietnam

Good Morning, Vietnam
IMDb: 7.3
121 min

A new Disc Jockey is shipped from Crete to Vietnam to bring humor to Armed Forces Radio. He turns the studio on its ear and becomes wildly popular with the…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Eye in the Sky

Eye in the Sky

Eye in the Sky
IMDb: 7.3
102 min

Colonel Katherine Powell (Dame Helen Mirren) is a U.K.-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. Through remote surveillance and on-the-ground intel,…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Gettysburg (1993)

Gettysburg (1993)

Gettysburg (1993)
IMDb: 7.6
271 min

The four and 1/4 hour depiction of the historical and personal events surrounding and including the decisive American civil war battle features thousands of civil war re-enactors marching over the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Alamo

The Alamo

The Alamo
IMDb: 6.0
137 min

Historical drama detailing the 1835-36 Texas revolution before, during, and after the famous siege of the Alamo (February 23-March 6, 1836) where 183 Texans (American-born Texans) and Tejanos (Mexican-born Texans)…

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Genre: History, War, Western
The Man with the Iron Heart

The Man with the Iron Heart

The Man with the Iron Heart
IMDb: 6.4
120 min

1942: The Third Reich is at its peak. The Czech resistance in London decides to plan the most ambitious military operation of WWII: Anthropoid. Two young recruits in their late…

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Tangerines

Tangerines

Tangerines
IMDb: 8.2
87 min

War in Georgia, Abkhazia region 1992: local Abkhaz are fighting to break free from Georgia. Estonian village between the mountains has become empty, almost everyone has returned to their homeland,…

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Genre: Drama, War
The Captain

The Captain

The Captain
IMDb: 7.4
118 min

During the final weeks of the Third Reich, an army deserter stumbles across an abandoned Nazi captain’s uniform. Newly emboldened by the allure of a suit which he stole only…

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

Hot Shots! Part Deux

Hot Shots! Part Deux
IMDb: 6.6
86 min

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

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Genre: Action, Comedy, War
The Wind That Shakes the Barley

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

The Wind That Shakes the Barley
IMDb: 7.5
127 min

In 1920, rural Ireland is the vicious battlefield of republican rebels against the British security forces and Irish Unionist population who oppose them, a recipe for mutual cruelty. Medical graduate…

Genre: Drama, War
The Longest Day (1962)

The Longest Day (1962)

The Longest Day (1962)
IMDb: 7.8
178 min

In 1944, the U.S. Army and Allied forces plan a huge invasion landing in Normandy, France. Despite bad weather, General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the okay and the Allies land…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Macbeth (2015)

Macbeth (2015)

Macbeth (2015)
IMDb: 6.6
113 min

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by…

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Red Tails

Red Tails

Red Tails
IMDb: 5.9
125 min

Italy, 1944. As the war takes its toll on Allied forces in Europe, a squadron of black pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove…

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Sand Castle

Sand Castle

Sand Castle
IMDb: 6.3
113 min

A soldier enlists just before the 9/11. He is not a brave man–simply volunteering to defend freedom. Arriving in Iraq in 2003, just after the occupation of Bagdad, with a…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
The Rifleman

The Rifleman

The Rifleman
IMDb: 7.7
123 min

The love story of the sixteen-year-old Arturs gets interrupted by the First World War. After losing his mother and his home, he finds some consolation in joining the army, because…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
IMDb: 8.0
170 min

The story concentrates on the social re-adjustment of three World War II servicemen, each from a different station of society. Al Stephenson returns to an influential banking position, but finds…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men
IMDb: 6.1
118 min

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
T-34

T-34

T-34
IMDb: 6.7
139 min

The Great Patriotic War is going on. Junior Lieutenant Nikolay Ivushkin in a small truck, along with the driver Vasya, barely survived, break away from the German tank. Ivushkin arrives…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
To Have and Have Not (1944)

To Have and Have Not (1944)

To Have and Have Not (1944)
IMDb: 7.8
100 min

Harry Morgan and his alcoholic sidekick, Eddie, are based on the island of Martinique and crew a boat available for hire. However, since the second world war is happening around…

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Black Book

Black Book

Black Book
IMDb: 7.7
145 min

Israel 1956. Rachel, a Jew, rather unexpectedly meets an old friend at the kibbutz where she is working as a teacher. It brings back memories of her experiences in The…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Courage Under Fire (1996)

Courage Under Fire (1996)

Courage Under Fire (1996)
IMDb: 6.6
116 min

The pilot of a rescue copter, Captain Karen Walden, died shortly before her helicopter crew was rescued after it crashed in Desert Storm. It first appears that she made a…

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Beasts of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation
IMDb: 7.7
137 min

Follows the journey of a young boy, Agu, who is forced to join a group of soldiers in a fictional West African country. While Agu fears his commander and many…

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Genre: Drama, War
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
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.

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Genre: Drama, War
The Postman (1997)

The Postman (1997)

The Postman (1997)
IMDb: 6.1
177 min

2013,Post-Apocalyptic America. An unnamed wanderer retrieves a Postman’s uniform and undelivered bag of mail. He decides to pose as a postman and deliver the mail to a nearby town, bluffing…

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Rescue Dawn

Rescue Dawn

Rescue Dawn
IMDb: 7.3
120 min

In 1965, while bombing Laos in a classified mission, the propeller plane of the German-American US Navy pilot Dieter Dengler is hit and crashes in the jungle. Dieter is arrested…

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Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Red Dawn (1984)

Red Dawn (1984)

Red Dawn (1984)
IMDb: 6.4
114 min

From out of the sky, Soviet, Nicaraguan, and Cuban troops begin landing on the football field of a Colorado high school. In a few seconds, the paratroopers have attacked the…

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War Machine

War Machine

War Machine
IMDb: 6.0
122 min

A general from the U.S. is sent to Afghanistan to “clean” the situation up after eight years of war in the country. He finds himself among tired soldiers and disillusioned…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Danger Close

Danger Close

Danger Close
IMDb: 6.8
118 min

South Vietnam, late afternoon on August 18, 1966 – for three and a half hours, in the pouring rain, amid the mud and shattered trees of a rubber plantation called…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Siege of Jadotville

The Siege of Jadotville

The Siege of Jadotville
IMDb: 7.2
108 min

In 1961, the UN sends an Irish peacekeeper troop commanded by Commandant Pat Quinlan to Katanga, in Congo, to protect the inhabitants of the mining town of Jadotville in the…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Dachau: Death Camp

Dachau: Death Camp

Dachau: Death Camp
IMDb: 5.0
50 min

This amazing documentary presents interviews with former prisoners of the camp, who, in these terrible times, “were only numbers”. Dachau…Hell on Earth. A place that brings back horrifying memories in…

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Midway (1976)

Midway (1976)

Midway (1976)
IMDb: 6.8
132 min

May 1941. After the Doolittle Raid Japan aims to expand its territory in the Pacific, to make such raids less likely. Their next target: Midway Island. However, the US Navy…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Dirty Dozen (1967)

The Dirty Dozen (1967)

The Dirty Dozen (1967)
IMDb: 7.7
150 min

A Major with an attitude problem and a history of getting things done is told to interview military prisoners with death sentences or long terms for a dangerous mission; To…

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Genre: Action, Adventure, War
The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises
IMDb: 7.8
126 min

Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a…

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Cold War

Cold War

Cold War
IMDb: 7.6
89 min

A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other. Set against the background of the Cold War…

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Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
U-571

U-571

U-571
IMDb: 6.6
116 min

In the midst of World War II, the battle below the seas rages. The Nazis have the upper edge as the Allies are unable to crack their war codes. That…

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The Aftermath

The Aftermath

The Aftermath
IMDb: 6.3
108 min

Set in postwar Germany in 1946, Rachael Morgan (Keira Knightley) arrives in the ruins of Hamburg in the bitter winter, to be reunited with her husband Lewis (Jason Clarke), a…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Painted Bird

The Painted Bird

The Painted Bird
IMDb: 7.4
169 min

In an unidentified area of war-torn Eastern Europe, a young boy is sent by his parents to live in safety with his aunt. But she dies unexpectedly, so he sets…

Genre: Drama, War
War Horse

War Horse

War Horse
IMDb: 7.2
146 min

On the outbreak of the First World War, Albert’s beloved horse ‘Joey’ is sold to the Cavalry by his Father. After being sent to France, in a bid to survive,…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Jarhead

Jarhead

Jarhead
IMDb: 7.0
125 min

Anthony “Swoff” Swofford, a Camus-reading kid from Sacramento, enlists in the Marines in the late 1980s. He malingers during boot camp, but makes it through as a sniper, paired with…

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Genre: Drama, War