War Movies
Everyman’s War

Everyman’s War

Everyman’s War
IMDb: 5.1
104

No one in high command believed that German forces would attack in the sub zero temperatures and near blizzard conditions. As the pre-dawn attack comes, with communications down Sgt. Smith…

Genre: Drama, War
Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia

Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia

Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia
IMDb: 4.8
94

Navy SEALS mount an attack on Colombian special forces to clear their names and rescue a hostage.

Genre: Action, Thriller, War
The Four Horsemen

The Four Horsemen

The Four Horsemen
IMDb: 3.4
118

Four high school football stars enlist in the Marines and head off to fight in the war in Iraq. When one of them is killed and another wounded, they return…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Waltz with Bashir

Waltz with Bashir

Waltz with Bashir
IMDb: 8
90

An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.

Sharpe’s Peril

Sharpe’s Peril

Sharpe’s Peril
IMDb: 7.2
137

Our story begins at the end of Sharpe’s Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through…

God on Trial

God on Trial

God on Trial
IMDb: 7.6
86

In the Jewish tradition of arguing with God, Jewish prisoners in Auschwitz decide to put God on Trial.

Genre: History, War
The Breath

The Breath

The Breath
IMDb: 8
128

A small task force of the Turkish army have to defend a relay station in the middle of nowhere against a possible terrorist raid.

John Rabe

John Rabe

John Rabe
IMDb: 7.2
134

A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.

Genre: Drama, History, War
City of Life and Death

City of Life and Death

City of Life and Death
IMDb: 7.7
132

In 1937, during the height of the Second Sino-Japanese War, the Imperial Japanese Army has just captured Nanjing, then-capital of the Republic of China. What followed was known as the…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones
IMDb: 6.9
140

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Red Sands

Red Sands

Red Sands
IMDb: 4.2
89

A group of U.S. soldiers on a mission in the Middle East find themselves with nothing to do in their free time. Out of sheer boredom they end up destroying…

Genre: Action, Horror, War
Admiral

Admiral

Admiral
IMDb: 6.7
123

This is a story of a great love facing the greatest drama of the history of Russia. Admiral Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. One…

Genre: War
Passchendaele

Passchendaele

Passchendaele
IMDb: 6.4
114

Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The “Fighting Tenth” with the 1st Canadian Division and participated in all major Canadian battles of the war, and set the…

Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor
IMDb: 7.5
121

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Death in Love

Death in Love

Death in Love
IMDb: 4.7
97

Death in Love is a psychosexual-thriller about a love affair between a Jewish woman and a doctor overseeing human experimentation at a Nazi German concentration camp, and the impact this…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Meet the Spartans

Meet the Spartans

Meet the Spartans
IMDb: 2.8
84

The heroic Leonidas, armed with nothing but leather underwear and a cape, leads a ragtag group of 13 Spartans to defend their homeland against the invading Persians (whose ranks include…

Genre: Comedy, War
Body of War

Body of War

Body of War
IMDb: 7.8
87

Documentary about Tomas Young, a 25 year old veteran who got paralyzed in Iraq and became an peace activist.

Genre: Documentary, War
Miracle at St. Anna

Miracle at St. Anna

Miracle at St. Anna
IMDb: 6.1
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.

Genre: Drama, War
Johnny Mad Dog

Johnny Mad Dog

Johnny Mad Dog
IMDb: 6.7
97

A cast of unknown performers are used in this drama about child soldiers fighting a war in an unnamed African country.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Hitman the Cobra

Hitman the Cobra

Hitman the Cobra
IMDb: 2.6
90

Philippe (Richard Harrison) kills Roger (who sold information to the Japanese). Mike (Mike Abbott), Roger’s brother, wants revenge and sends Bob, Blackie (Nathan Mutanda Chukueke) to find Philip.

Genre: Action, War
A Woman in Berlin

A Woman in Berlin

A Woman in Berlin
IMDb: 7
131

A woman tries to survive the invasion of Berlin by the Soviet troops during the last days of World War II.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Defiance

Defiance

Defiance
IMDb: 7.1
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….

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Max Manus: Man of War

Max Manus: Man of War

Max Manus: Man of War
IMDb: 7.3
118

Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War…

Genre: Action, Crime, History, War
The War on Democracy

The War on Democracy

The War on Democracy
IMDb: 8.1
96

Set both in Latin America and the United States, the film explores the historic and current relationship of Washington with countries such as Venezuela, Bolivia and Chile. Pilger says that…

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse
IMDb: 6.8
78

Lena returns to her home in a remote, war-ravaged Armenian village to try and persuade her grandparents to leave with her for safety in Moscow.

Genre: Drama, War
Taking Chance

Taking Chance

Taking Chance
IMDb: 7.4
77

Lt. Col. Michael Strobl, a volunteer military escort accompanies the body of Lance Cpl. Chance Phelps to his hometown in Wyoming.

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front
IMDb: 7.8
148

Paul Baumer and his friends Albert and Muller, egged on by romantic dreams of heroism, voluntarily enlist in the German army. Full of excitement and patriotic fervour, the boys enthusiastically…

Genre: Drama, War
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler

The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler

The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
IMDb: 7.2
95

Irena Sendler is a Catholic social worker who has sympathized with the Jews since her childhood, when her physician father died of typhus contracted while treating poor Jewish patients. When…

Genre: Drama, War
In the Name of the Son

In the Name of the Son

In the Name of the Son
IMDb: 7.2
25

After escaping execution, Tarik, a Bosnian prisoner of war, immigrates to the United States looking to leave his past behind.

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
The Rape of Europa

The Rape of Europa

The Rape of Europa
IMDb: 7.7
117

World War II was not just the most destructive conflict in humanity, it was also the greatest theft in history: lives, families, communities, property, culture and heritage were all stolen….

Dear John

Dear John

Dear John
IMDb: 6.3
108

While Sergeant John Tyree is home on two weeks leave from Germany, he meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah’s purse that had fallen off a…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
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…

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Kingdom of War: Part 2

Kingdom of War: Part 2

Kingdom of War: Part 2
IMDb: 7.2
165

Prince Naresuan is now the crown prince of Ayutthaya and the king of Burma is dead. While the new Burmese king is waging war, the crown prince plots to assassinate…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Tunnel Rats

Tunnel Rats

Tunnel Rats
IMDb: 4.8
96

During the Vietnam War [1959-1975] a special US combat unit is sent out to hunt and kill the Viet Cong soldiers in a man-to-man combat in the endless tunnels underneath…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
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 are dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be…

Tropic Thunder

Tropic Thunder

Tropic Thunder
IMDb: 7.1
107

A group of self-absorbed actors set out to make the most expensive war film ever. After ballooning costs force the studio to cancel the movie, the frustrated director refuses to…

Redacted

Redacted

Redacted
IMDb: 6.1
90

A fictional documentary discusses the effects the Iraq war has had on soldiers and local people through interviews with members of an American military unit, the media, and local Iraqis.

Genre: Drama, War
Flame & Citron

Flame & Citron

Flame & Citron
IMDb: 7.2
130

Gunman Flame and his partner Citron assassinate Nazi collaborators for the Danish resistance. Assigned targets by their Allies-connected leader, Aksel Winther, they relish the opportunity to begin targeting the Nazis…

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.

Genre: Animation, Comedy, War
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
IMDb: 7.7
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, History, War