War Movies
The Quiet American

The Quiet American

The Quiet American
IMDb: 6.7
120

Cynical British journalist Fowler (Michael Redgrave) falls in love with a young Vietnamese woman, but is dismayed when a naïve U.S. official (Audie Murphy) also begins vying for the girl’s…

Five Broken Cameras

Five Broken Cameras

Five Broken Cameras
IMDb: 7.6
90

Five broken cameras – and each one has a powerful tale to tell. Embedded in the bullet-ridden remains of digital technology is the story of Emad Burnat, a farmer from…

Genre: Documentary, War
Kagemusha

Kagemusha

Kagemusha
IMDb: 8.1
160

Akira Kurosawa’s lauded feudal epic presents the tale of a petty thief who is recruited to impersonate Shingen, an aging warlord, in order to avoid attacks by competing clans. When…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Lancaster Skies

Lancaster Skies

Lancaster Skies
IMDb: 5.9
N/A

Douglas, a broken, solitary, Spitfire Ace, must overcome his past to lead a Lancaster bomber crew in the pivotal aerial war over Berlin, in 1944.

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Squadron 303

Squadron 303

Squadron 303
IMDb: 5.9
100

After the fall of the September Campaign of 1939, two Polish pilots are forced to fight for their nation in foreign battlefronts.

Genre: War
The Bridge

The Bridge

The Bridge
IMDb: 7.8
103

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…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Army of Shadows

Army of Shadows

Army of Shadows
IMDb: 8.1
147

Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier finds himself trapped in a torturous Nazi prison camp. Though Gerbier escapes to rejoin the Resistance in occupied Marseilles, France, and exacts his revenge…

Genre: Drama, War
Angel of the Skies

Angel of the Skies

Angel of the Skies
IMDb: 3.3
N/A

War is declared and Britain must take action against Nazi Germany if Europe is going to be saved from its ruthless clutches. Determined to beat the enemy Flt. Office Earl…

Genre: War
War Requiem

War Requiem

War Requiem
IMDb: 6.9
92

A film with no spoken dialogue, just follows the music and lyrics of Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem, which include WWI soldier poet Wilfred Owen’s poems reflecting the war’s horrors. It…

Genre: Drama, War
Two Flags West

Two Flags West

Two Flags West
IMDb: 6.4
92

A group of confedarate prisoners is sent to a unionist fort in the west to help the local garrison to fight the indians.

Genre: War, Western
The Odd Angry Shot

The Odd Angry Shot

The Odd Angry Shot
IMDb: 7.9
92

A group of Australian SAS regiment soldiers are deployed to Vietnam around 1967/8 and encounter the realities of war, from the numbing boredom of camp life and long range patrols,…

Genre: War
Beau Geste

Beau Geste

Beau Geste
IMDb: 6.1
112

Academy Award winners Gary Cooper and Ray Milland star along with Robert Preston in the epic adventure Beau Geste. When three brothers join the Foreign Legion to escape a troubled…

Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
The Colditz Story

The Colditz Story

The Colditz Story
IMDb: 7.3
94

Allied prisoners of various nationalities pool their resources to plan numerous escapes from an “escape-proof” German P.O.W. camp housed in a Medieval castle.

Genre: War
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell

The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell

The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell
IMDb: 6.1
100

A dramatization of the American general and his court martial for publically complaining about High Command’s dismissal and neglect of the aerial fighting forces.

Genre: Drama, War
The Last Note

The Last Note

The Last Note
IMDb: 7.9
106

The execution of 200 Greek resistance fighters by the German occupiers on May 1st, 1944 in Kaisariani, as reprisal for the Greek Resistance ambush against Nazis.

Genre: Drama, War
To End All Wars

To End All Wars

To End All Wars
IMDb: 7.1
108

Based on a real-life story, this drama focuses on a small group of Allied soldiers in Burma who are held captive by the Japanese. Capt. Ernest Gordon (Ciaran McMenamin), Lt….

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Greyhound Attack

Greyhound Attack

Greyhound Attack
IMDb: 6.7
80

WWII drama from film-maker Christopher Forbes which follows American fighter pilots on a perilous mission into the skies of enemy territory.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Deathwatch

Deathwatch

Deathwatch
IMDb: 6.0
94

In the brutal trench fighting of the First World War, a British Infantry Company is separated from their regiment after a fierce battle. Attempting to return to their lines, the…

Saving Leningrad

Saving Leningrad

Saving Leningrad
IMDb: 4.6
N/A

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

Genre: Drama, War
To Live

To Live

To Live
IMDb: 8.2
133

Fugui and Jiazhen endure tumultuous events in China as their personal fortunes move from wealthy landownership to peasantry.

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Dawn Patrol

The Dawn Patrol

The Dawn Patrol
IMDb: 7.8
103

In 1915 France, Major Brand commands the 39th Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps. The young airmen go up in bullet-riddled “crates” and the casualty rate is appalling, but Brand…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Head in the Clouds

Head in the Clouds

Head in the Clouds
IMDb: 6.6
121

A romantic drama set in 1930’s England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be
IMDb: 8.1
99

During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier’s efforts to track down a German spy.

Genre: Comedy, War
Block-Heads

Block-Heads

Block-Heads
IMDb: 7.4
57

It’s 1938, but Stan doesn’t know the war is over; he’s still patrolling the trenches in France, and shoots down a French aviator. Oliver sees his old chum’s picture in…

Genre: Comedy, War
Tomorrow Is Forever

Tomorrow Is Forever

Tomorrow Is Forever
IMDb: 7.4
105

A soldier, reported dead in the war, returns home 20 years later. Wounded and with a new face and identity, the crippled man discovers that he has a grown son…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Adiós, Sabata

Adiós, Sabata

Adiós, Sabata
IMDb: 5.7
104

Set in Mexico under the rule of Emperor Maximilian I, Sabata is hired by the guerrilla leader Señor Ocaño to steal a wagonload of gold from the Austrian army. However,…

Genre: Action, War, Western
Max Manus: Man of War

Max Manus: Man of War

Max Manus: Man of War
IMDb: 7.2
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: Drama, History, War
The Naked and the Dead

The Naked and the Dead

The Naked and the Dead
IMDb: 6.6
131

Fighting men in World War II learn the value of courage and quickness at the risk of losing their lives.

Genre: War
Welkkeom tu Dongmakgol

Welkkeom tu Dongmakgol

Welkkeom tu Dongmakgol
IMDb: 7.5
133

Based on the long running play by Jang Jin, the story is set in Korea during the Korean War in 1950. Soldiers from both the North and South, as well…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
The Passage

The Passage

The Passage
IMDb: 6.3
99

During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Nefes: Vatan Sagolsun

Nefes: Vatan Sagolsun

Nefes: Vatan Sagolsun
IMDb: 9.3
128

A major who had just lost two people in his command in a combat with PKK militants arrives at the station and takes charge. He finds it very difficult to…

100 Years of the RAF

100 Years of the RAF

100 Years of the RAF
IMDb: 5.2
99

Including extraordinary and unseen historical footage of WW1 and 2 and narrated by Sir Martin Lewis, 100 Years of the RAF is a definitive film that pays tribute to the…

Genre: History, War
T-34

T-34

T-34
IMDb: 4.9
139

In 1944, a courageous group of Russian soldiers managed to escape from German captivity in a half-destroyed legendary T-34 tank. Those were the times of unforgettable bravery, fierce fighting, unbreakable…

Xin hai ge ming

Xin hai ge ming

Xin hai ge ming
IMDb: 6.9
125

At the beginning of the 20th century, China is in a state of crisis. The country is split into warring factions, the citizens are starving, and recent political reforms have…

Kinder des Kalifats

Kinder des Kalifats

Kinder des Kalifats
IMDb: 6.4
99

Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. His camera focuses on Osama and…

Genre: Documentary, War
Ridge War Z

Ridge War Z

Ridge War Z
IMDb: 3.6
89

The last surviving veterans of the worst battle of a zombie war recount their horrific memories to an author who is writing a book about their experiences.

Genre: Thriller, War
Tangerines

Tangerines

Tangerines
IMDb: 8.1
87

War in Abkhazia 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind,…

Genre: Drama, War
W ukryciu

W ukryciu

W ukryciu
IMDb: 5.8
98

In the spring of 1944 in Poland, near the end of WWII, Janina faces a huge change in her life when her father decides to offer a shelter to his…

A Guerra da Beatriz

A Guerra da Beatriz

A Guerra da Beatriz
IMDb: 7.7
101

Beatriz’s young husband disappears during the brutal Kraras massacre by occupying Indonesian forces, sixteen years later she is troubled by his return; is this mysterious stranger her husband, an impostor,…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Ghost Army

The Ghost Army

The Ghost Army
IMDb: 6.3
68

During World War II, a hand-picked group of American GI’s undertook a bizarre mission: create a traveling road show of deception on the battlefields of Europe, with the German Army…

Genre: Documentary, War