War Movies
The Volunteers (2017)

The Volunteers (2017)

The Volunteers (2017)
IMDb: 8.3
N/A

Filmmaker River Hagg travels to war-torn Syria, in hopes of documenting the war between the YPG and ISIS. He eventually finds himself in a volunteer unit, the only medics on…

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Genre: Documentary, War
The War Devils (1969)

The War Devils (1969)

The War Devils (1969)
IMDb: 5.3
99 min

A German Captain and an American Captain help each other survive the North African desert during WWII. They meet again a year later during combat operations in France.

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Genre: Drama, War
Return to the Hiding Place (2011)

Return to the Hiding Place (2011)

Return to the Hiding Place (2011)
IMDb: 4.9
102 min

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…

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Out of Life (1991)

Out of Life (1991)

Out of Life (1991)
IMDb: 6.8
97 min

Patrick Perrault, a photo-journalist covering the war in Beirut in the late 1980s, is himself caught up in the hostilities when one day he is picked up and bundled into…

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Genre: Drama, War
Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)

Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)

Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)
IMDb: 6.9
104 min

Billy Pilgrim, a veteran of the Second World War, finds himself mysteriously detached from time, so that he is able to travel, without being able to help it, from the…

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The Long Way Home (1997)

The Long Way Home (1997)

The Long Way Home (1997)
IMDb: 7.5
120 min

The story of the post World War II Jewish refugee situation from liberation to the establishment of the modern state of Israel.

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The Triple Echo (1972)

The Triple Echo (1972)

The Triple Echo (1972)
IMDb: 6.4
90 min

After her husband is captured during WWII, homesteader Alice is forced to maintain their land herself. One day, a wandering soldier named Barton stops by the farm and the pair…

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Genre: Drama, War
The Third Part of the Night (1971)

The Third Part of the Night (1971)

The Third Part of the Night (1971)
IMDb: 7.3
107 min

Set during the Nazi occupation of Poland, in which Michal witnesses the murder of his mother, wife and child. He is hurled into a life that literally is not his…

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Genre: Drama, Horror, War
Battle Hymn (1957)

Battle Hymn (1957)

Battle Hymn (1957)
IMDb: 6.4
108 min

Battle Hymn was inspired by the true story of American minister Dean Hess, played here with rare sensitivity by Rock Hudson. A bomber pilot during World War II, Hess inadvertently…

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Genre: Drama, War
Something of Value (1957)

Something of Value (1957)

Something of Value (1957)
IMDb: 6.5
113 min

As Kenya’s Mau Mau uprising tears the country apart, former childhood friends Kimani (Sidney Poitier), a native, and Peter (Rock Hudson), a British colonist, find themselves on opposite sides of…

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Genre: Drama, War
Weekend at Dunkirk (1964)

Weekend at Dunkirk (1964)

Weekend at Dunkirk (1964)
IMDb: 7.1
119 min

In June 1940, during the Dunkirk evacuation of Allied troops to England, French sergeant Julien Maillat and his men debate whether to evacuate to Britain or stay and fight the…

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Genre: Drama, War
War and Peace (1966)

War and Peace (1966)

War and Peace (1966)
IMDb: 8.3
100 min

A seven-hour epic adaptation of the novel by Leo Tolstoy. The love story of young Countess Natasha Rostova and Count Pierre Bezukhov is interwoven with the Great Patriotic War of…

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The Last Frontier (2020)

The Last Frontier (2020)

The Last Frontier (2020)
IMDb: 6.5
136 min

The story of the Podolsk cadets’ heroic stand outside Moscow in October 1941. Cadets were sent to the Ilyinsky line, fighting alongside units from the Soviet 43rd Army to hold…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Red Dog (2016)

Red Dog (2016)

Red Dog (2016)
IMDb: 5.7
99 min

On the Eastern front in 1941, German troops attack a Red Army’s field hospital destroying it and causing a massive loss of life. The surviving soldiers try to fight back…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Caught in the Draft (1941)

Caught in the Draft (1941)

Caught in the Draft (1941)
IMDb: 6.6
82 min

Don Bolton is a movie star who can’t stand loud noises. To evade the draft, he decides to get married…but falls for a colonel’s daughter. By mistake, he and his…

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Genre: Comedy, Romance, War
The Emperor in August (2015)

The Emperor in August (2015)

The Emperor in August (2015)
IMDb: 6.6
135 min

In July 1945, during the end of World War II, Japan is forced to accept the Potsdam Declaration. A cabinet meeting has continued through days and nights, but a decision…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Rogue Male (1976)

Rogue Male (1976)

Rogue Male (1976)
IMDb: 6.7
103 min

Early in 1939 Sir Robert Thorndyke takes aim at Adolf Hitler with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo and left…

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Genre: Drama, TV Movie, War
Salon Kitty (1976)

Salon Kitty (1976)

Salon Kitty (1976)
IMDb: 5.4
129 min

Kitty runs a brothel in Nazi Germany where the soldiers come to “relax”. Recording devices have been installed in each room by a power hungry army official who plans to…

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Genre: Drama, War
The Eagle Has Landed (1976)

The Eagle Has Landed (1976)

The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
IMDb: 6.9
123 min

When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the…

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Shock Waves (1977)

Shock Waves (1977)

Shock Waves (1977)
IMDb: 5.6
85 min

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

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MacArthur (1977)

MacArthur (1977)

MacArthur (1977)
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

The film portrays MacArthur’s (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Persian Lessons (2020)

Persian Lessons (2020)

Persian Lessons (2020)
IMDb: 7.4
127 min

1942, occupied Europe. Gilles Cremieux, a Belgian of Jewish origin, once in a concentration camp, pretends to be a Persian – for him this is the only opportunity to stay…

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Genre: Drama, War
The Key (1958)

The Key (1958)

The Key (1958)
IMDb: 6.7
134 min

In wartime England, circa 1941, poorly-armed tugs are sent into “U-Boat Alley” to rescue damaged Allied ships. An American named David Ross arrives to captain one of these tugs. He’s…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
A Bag of Marbles (2017)

A Bag of Marbles (2017)

A Bag of Marbles (2017)
IMDb: 7.3
110 min

In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and…

Genre: Drama, War
Adam Resurrected (2008)

Adam Resurrected (2008)

Adam Resurrected (2008)
IMDb: 6.2
106 min

Before the war, in Berlin, Adam was an entertainer- cabaret impresario, magician, musician-loved by all until he finds himself in a concentration camp, confronted by Commandant Klein. Adam survives the…

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Genre: Drama, War
The Boys in Company C (1978)

The Boys in Company C (1978)

The Boys in Company C (1978)
IMDb: 7.0
125 min

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…

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Genre: War
Cross of Iron (1977)

Cross of Iron (1977)

Cross of Iron (1977)
IMDb: 7.5
119 min

It is 1943, and the German army—ravaged and demoralised—is hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of the madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
In Enemy Hands (2005)

In Enemy Hands (2005)

In Enemy Hands (2005)
IMDb: 6.0
94 min

At the height of Hitler’s infamous U-boat war, the crew of the U.S.S. Swordfish were heading home after months at sea. They never made it. Now prisoners of war aboard…

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Genre: Thriller, War
100 Rifles (1969)

100 Rifles (1969)

100 Rifles (1969)
IMDb: 6.0
110 min

When half-breed Indian Yaqui Joe robs an Arizona bank, he is pursued by dogged lawman Lyedecker. Fleeing to Mexico, Joe is imprisoned by General Verdugo, who is waging a war…

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Utu (1983)

Utu (1983)

Utu (1983)
IMDb: 7.0
104 min

In New Zealand in the 1860s the native Maori people fought the British colonials to keep the land guaranteed to them by treaty. The warrior Te Wheke fights for the…

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Swing Shift (1984)

Swing Shift (1984)

Swing Shift (1984)
IMDb: N/A
N/A
N/A

In 1941 America Kay and her husband are happy enough until he enlists after Pearl Harbor. Against his wishes, his wife takes a job at the local aircraft plant where…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Esmeralda Bay (1989)

Esmeralda Bay (1989)

Esmeralda Bay (1989)
IMDb: 4.5
90 min

A priest secretly leads rebels in their struggle against the corrupt military dictatorship of the Central American country of Puerto Santo.

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
The Small Back Room (1949)

The Small Back Room (1949)

The Small Back Room (1949)
IMDb: 7.2
106 min

At the height of World War II, the Germans begin dropping a new type of booby-trapped bomb on England. Sammy Rice, a highly-skilled but haunted bomb-disposal officer, must overcome his…

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Black Sheep (2010)

Black Sheep (2010)

Black Sheep (2010)
IMDb: 4.7
52 min

The story is set during the World War II. Seven prisoners manage to escape from the penitentiary and hide in a small village forsaken of God and men. Soon after…

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Genre: Drama, War
Johnny Got His Gun (1971)

Johnny Got His Gun (1971)

Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
IMDb: 7.9
111 min

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 with a fate worse than…

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Genre: Drama, War
The Beguiled (1971)

The Beguiled (1971)

The Beguiled (1971)
IMDb: 7.2
105 min

Offbeat Civil War drama in which a wounded Yankee soldier, after finding refuge in an isolated girls’ school in the South towards the end of the war, becomes the object…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Saving Leningrad (2019)

Saving Leningrad (2019)

Saving Leningrad (2019)
IMDb: 5.8
96 min

September, 1941. In a turn of events, young lovebirds Kostya and Nastya find themselves on board a barge that will evacuate people from the sieged Leningrad. At night the barge…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
A War (2015)

A War (2015)

A War (2015)
IMDb: 7.1
115 min

Company commander Claus Michael Pedersen and his men are stationed in Helmand, Afghanistan. Meanwhile back in Denmark, with a husband at war and three children missing their father, everyday life…

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Genre: Drama, War
Coming Home (1978)

Coming Home (1978)

Coming Home (1978)
IMDb: 7.3
127 min

The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin, a frustrated wheelchair-bound…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Force 10 from Navarone (1978)

Force 10 from Navarone (1978)

Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
IMDb: 6.4
118 min

Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10…

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