War Movies
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
IMDb: 7.8
94 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, War
Waltz with Bashir (2008)

Waltz with Bashir (2008)

Waltz with Bashir (2008)
IMDb: 8.0
90 min

Director and Israeli army veteran Ari Folman interviews friends and former soldiers about their memories of the 1982 Lebanon war and especially the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Beirut. The…

Valkyrie (2008)

Valkyrie (2008)

Valkyrie (2008)
IMDb: 7.1
121 min

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…

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Tropic Thunder (2008)

Tropic Thunder (2008)

Tropic Thunder (2008)
IMDb: 7.0
107 min

Vietnam veteran ‘Four Leaf’ Tayback’s memoir, Tropic Thunder, is being made into a film, but Director Damien Cockburn can’t control the cast of prima donnas. Behind schedule and over budget,…

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The Hurt Locker (2008)

The Hurt Locker (2008)

The Hurt Locker (2008)
IMDb: 7.6
131 min

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Inglourious Basterds (2009)
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…

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Brothers (2009)

Brothers (2009)

Brothers (2009)
IMDb: 7.1
105 min

When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy steps in to look over Sam’s wife,…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)
IMDb: 8.2
118 min

Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims…

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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
IMDb: 7.1
135 min

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
IMDb: 7.2
144 min

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

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King Arthur (2004)

King Arthur (2004)

King Arthur (2004)
IMDb: 6.3
126 min

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the ‘Sarmatian hypothesis’ which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and…

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Jarhead (2005)

Jarhead (2005)

Jarhead (2005)
IMDb: 7.0
125 min

Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swofford and his unit are sent to…

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Genre: Drama, War
Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Downfall (2004)

Downfall (2004)

Downfall (2004)
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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Genre: Drama, History, War
Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Beasts of No Nation (2015)
IMDb: 7.8
137 min

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country. Follows the journey of a young boy, Agu, who…

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Genre: Drama, War
American Sniper (2014)

American Sniper (2014)

American Sniper (2014)
IMDb: 7.3
133 min

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless…

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Genre: Action, War
300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
IMDb: 6.2
102 min

Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. Themistokles faces the massive invading Persian forces led by…

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Genre: Action, Fantasy, War
The Last Samurai (2003)

The Last Samurai (2003)

The Last Samurai (2003)
IMDb: 7.7
154 min

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Pianist (2002)

The Pianist (2002)

The Pianist (2002)
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…

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Genre: Drama, War
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
IMDb: 7.5
140 min

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his…

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Wonder Woman (2017)

Wonder Woman (2017)

Wonder Woman (2017)
IMDb: 7.5
141 min

An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.

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Black Hawk Down (2001)

Black Hawk Down (2001)

Black Hawk Down (2001)
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…

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Genre: Action, History, War