War Movies
Zoo (2018)

Zoo (2018)

Zoo (2018)
IMDb: 6.6
97 min

Young Tom and his misfit friends fight to save ‘Buster’ the baby elephant during the German air raid bombings of Belfast in 1941.

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Genre: Family, History, War
Patton (1970)

Patton (1970)

Patton (1970)
IMDb: 7.9
172 min

“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…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Waterloo (1970)

Waterloo (1970)

Waterloo (1970)
IMDb: 7.3
123 min

After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Kelly’s Heroes (1970)

Kelly’s Heroes (1970)

Kelly’s Heroes (1970)
IMDb: 7.6
144 min

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

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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Catch-22 (1970)

Catch-22 (1970)

Catch-22 (1970)
IMDb: 7.1
122 min

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.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald (2012)

Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald (2012)

Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald (2012)
IMDb: 8.9
87 min

Kinderblock 66 is the story of four men who, as young boys, were imprisoned by the Nazis in the notorious Buchenwald concentration camp and who, sixty-five years later, return to…

Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)

Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)

Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
IMDb: 5.4
100 min

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…

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Genre: Action, War
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
IMDb: 6.5
96 min

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.

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Their Finest (2017)

Their Finest (2017)

Their Finest (2017)
IMDb: 6.8
117 min

During the Blitz of World War II, a female screenwriter (Gemma Arterton) works on a film celebrating England’s resilience as a way to buoy a weary populace’s spirits. Her efforts…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Zulu Dawn (1979)

Zulu Dawn (1979)

Zulu Dawn (1979)
IMDb: 6.7
98 min

In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership.

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The Eight Hundred (2020)

The Eight Hundred (2020)

The Eight Hundred (2020)
IMDb: 7.1
149 min

In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai battlefield, completely surrounded by the Japanese army.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Ascent (1977)

The Ascent (1977)

The Ascent (1977)
IMDb: 8.3
111 min

Two Soviet partisans leave their starving band to get supplies from a nearby farm. The Germans have reached the farm first, so the pair must go on a journey deep…

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Genre: Drama, War
Kanal (1957)

Kanal (1957)

Kanal (1957)
IMDb: 7.9
91 min

During the last few days of the Warsaw Uprising following World War II, a modest group of Resistance members remains. The band must take refuge in the sewers under the…

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Genre: Drama, War
Come and See (1985)

Come and See (1985)

Come and See (1985)
IMDb: 8.3
142 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Under Fire (1983)

Under Fire (1983)

Under Fire (1983)
IMDb: N/A
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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
The Finest Hour (1992)

The Finest Hour (1992)

The Finest Hour (1992)
IMDb: 4.6
105 min

Macho Lawrence ‘Larry’ Hammer and frailer Dean Mazzoli initially rival as U.S. Navy SEAL trainees, but become buddies in instructor chief petty officer Bosco’s merciless training class. The friends date…

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Genre: War
Yamato (2005)

Yamato (2005)

Yamato (2005)
IMDb: 6.5
145 min

Directed by Junya Sato and based on a book by Jun Henmi, “Yamato” has a framing story set in the present day and uses flashbacks to tell the story of…

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Genre: History, War
The Bridge (1959)

The Bridge (1959)

The Bridge (1959)
IMDb: 8.0
103 min

A group of German boys are ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads of defeated, cynical Wehrmacht…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Napoleon (1927)

Napoleon (1927)

Napoleon (1927)
IMDb: 8.1
330 min

A massive 5 1/2 hour biopic of Napoleon, tracing his career from his schooldays (where a snowball fight is staged like a military campaign), his flight from Corsica, through the…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Hell in the Pacific (1968)

Hell in the Pacific (1968)

Hell in the Pacific (1968)
IMDb: 7.3
103 min

During World War II, a shot-down American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain find themselves stranded on the same small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. Following war logic,…

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Genre: Drama, War
Men Behind the Sun (1988)

Men Behind the Sun (1988)

Men Behind the Sun (1988)
IMDb: 6.1
105 min

The film is a graphic depiction of the war atrocities committed by the Japanese at Unit 731, the secret biological weapons experimentation unit of the Imperial Japanese Army during World…

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Genre: Drama, History, Horror, War
The Battle: Roar to Victory (2019)

The Battle: Roar to Victory (2019)

The Battle: Roar to Victory (2019)
IMDb: 5.9
135 min

In 1920, when Korea is under Japanese rule the Korean Independence Army’s Hae-chul and his subordinates are carrying out the operation to deliver funds to the Korean Provisional Government in…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Matchless Mulan (2020)

Matchless Mulan (2020)

Matchless Mulan (2020)
IMDb: 5.6
90 min

During the Northern Wei Dynasty, Mulan joined the army for his father and returned with honor. Ten years later, Rouran broke the border again, and Mulan resolutely returned to the…

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Genre: Action, History, War
Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)

Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)

Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)
IMDb: 7.0
126 min

In 1944, Capt. Josiah J. Newman is the doctor in charge of Ward 7, the neuropsychiatric ward, at an Army Air Corps hospital in Arizona. The hospital is under-resourced and…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
When the Wind Blows (1986)

When the Wind Blows (1986)

When the Wind Blows (1986)
IMDb: 7.7
84 min

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…

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Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Square of Violence (1961)

Square of Violence (1961)

Square of Violence (1961)
IMDb: 7.6
96 min

Set in Italy, the story takes place in this very country, during WW2, where German occupation army ruled everything, just before the allied forces came, in 1944. Crawford plays here…

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Genre: Drama, War
Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008)

Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008)

Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008)
IMDb: 4.3
98 min

When fluffy, bubble gum movie star Megan Valentine suddenly finds herself broke and humiliated in the public eye, she wanders from the wreckage of a car accident and witlessly enlists…

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Price for Peace (2002)

Price for Peace (2002)

Price for Peace (2002)
IMDb: 7.3
90 min

Steven Spielberg, historian Stephen E. Ambrose, and director James Moll bring us a film with firsthand accounts chronicling the unforgettable events in the Pacific Theater of World War II. From…

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Diên Biên Phu (1992)

Diên Biên Phu (1992)

Diên Biên Phu (1992)
IMDb: 6.2
140 min

Vietnam, 1954. An American reporter finds himself in the middle of the battle of Điện Biên Phủ, between the French army and the Vietminh.

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Genre: Drama, War
The Legend Makers (2013)

The Legend Makers (2013)

The Legend Makers (2013)
IMDb: 6.3
100 min

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Genre: Action, History, War
Line of Demarcation (1966)

Line of Demarcation (1966)

Line of Demarcation (1966)
IMDb: 6.9
92 min

Line of Demarcation. is a 1966 film written and directed by Claude Chabrol. Its title in French is La Ligne de démarcation. It is based on upon the memoir Mémoires…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
P.O.W. The Escape (1986)

P.O.W. The Escape (1986)

P.O.W. The Escape (1986)
IMDb: 5.1
90 min

Col. Carradine leads a group of American P.O.W.s, battling their way to freedom as Saigon falls to the Viet Cong.

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Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Women of Valor (1986)

Women of Valor (1986)

Women of Valor (1986)
IMDb: 5.7
100 min

A group of American Army nurses are captured by the Japanese in April 1942 and spend three years in a prisoner-of-war camp in Bataan. Lt Margaret Ann Jessup, the head…

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Genre: War
Uncommon Valor (1983)

Uncommon Valor (1983)

Uncommon Valor (1983)
IMDb: 6.4
105 min

A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983)

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983)

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983)
IMDb: 7.3
123 min

Island of Java, 1942, during World War II. British Major Jack Celliers arrives at a Japanese prison camp, run by the strict Captain Yonoi. Colonel John Lawrence, who has a…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
IMDb: 7.3
121 min

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…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Empire of the Sun (1987)

Empire of the Sun (1987)

Empire of the Sun (1987)
IMDb: 7.7
153 min

Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor, who looks…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011)

Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011)

Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011)
IMDb: 4.1
157 min

The final part of Mikhalkov’s trilogy about Divisional Commander Kotov finds him returning home during World War II having been betrayed, narrowly escaped execution for treason and nearly reduced to…

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Genre: Drama, War
Burnt by the Sun 2: Exodus (2010)

Burnt by the Sun 2: Exodus (2010)

Burnt by the Sun 2: Exodus (2010)
IMDb: 4.2
181 min

Epic film about WWII, a sequel to Utomlyonnye solntsem (1994). Evil Stalin is terrorizing people of Russia while the Nazis are advancing. Russian officer Kotov, who miraculously survived the death…

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Genre: Drama, War
The Battalion (2015)

The Battalion (2015)

The Battalion (2015)
IMDb: 6.5
120 min

Russia, 1917, WWI. This is the story of the 1st Russian Women’s Battalion of Death, formed as part of an ill-conceived propaganda ploy by the Russian Provisional Government in late…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War