War Movies
World War Four

World War Four

World War Four
IMDb: 4.1
90

A series of escalating incidents around the world lead to greater and greater conflict, placing the superpowers at one another’s throats. Armies march, bombs rain down, soldiers storm the beaches….

Saving Leningrad

Saving Leningrad

Saving Leningrad
IMDb: 6.8
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
Shanghai Fortress

Shanghai Fortress

Shanghai Fortress
IMDb: 2.6
107 min

Set in the future, the city of Shanghai battle to defend itself against an ongoing attack by an alien force that has attacked and laid siege to numerous cities around…

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Merrill’s Marauders

Merrill’s Marauders

Merrill’s Marauders
IMDb: 6.7
98 min

Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka “Merrill’s Marauders”, behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina, pushing beyond their limits…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Jojo Rabbit

Jojo Rabbit

Jojo Rabbit
IMDb: N/A
108

Jojo Rabbit is about a young boy living during World War II. His only escapism is through his imaginary friend, an ethnically inaccurate version of Adolf Hitler, who pushes the…

1917

1917

1917
IMDb: N/A
N/A

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy…

100 Years of the RAF

100 Years of the RAF

100 Years of the RAF
IMDb: 3.7
N/A
99 min

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
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
IMDb: N/A
N/A

The next installment in the franchise and the conclusion of the “Star Wars“ sequel trilogy as well as the “Skywalker Saga“.

Greyhound Attack (2019)

Greyhound Attack (2019)

Greyhound Attack (2019)
IMDb: 1.3
81 min

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
Mosul

Mosul

Mosul
IMDb: 9.1
86

The gritty, thrilling story of local militias and uneasy allies who banded together to liberate Iraq’s second-largest city of 1.3 million people from ISIS in 2017.

Genre: Documentary, War
Piccadilly Incident

Piccadilly Incident

Piccadilly Incident
IMDb: 6.9
100 min

A newly married WREN, presumed drowned when her ship is torpedoed, spends three years on a tropical island before returning to England to find her husband remarried with a baby…

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Genre: Drama, War
Two Deaths

Two Deaths

Two Deaths
IMDb: 6.6
99 min

A tale of power, passion and obsession set in a politically torn Eastern European country.

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Genre: Drama, War
Dauntless

Dauntless

Dauntless
IMDb: 5.5
97 min

By June 1942, the Japanese Navy has swept across the Pacific. In an effort to change the course of the war, a United States carrier group is positioned off the…

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Genre: War
I See a Dark Stranger

I See a Dark Stranger

I See a Dark Stranger
IMDb: 7.1
98 min

Determined, independent Bridie Quilty comes of age in 1944 Ireland thinking all Englishmen are devils. Her desire to join the IRA meets no encouragement, but a German spy finds her…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Carla’s Song

Carla’s Song

Carla’s Song
IMDb: 6.8
127 min

A Glasgow man (Robert Carlyle) visits war-torn Nicaragua with a refugee (Oyanka Cabezas) tormented by her memories.

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Bedford Incident

The Bedford Incident

The Bedford Incident
IMDb: 7.4
102 min

During a routine patrol, a reporter is given permission to interview a a hardened cold-war warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. The reporter gets more than he…

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Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List
IMDb: 8.9
195 min

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now
IMDb: 8.5
147 min

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, “does not exist, nor will it ever exist.” His goal is to…

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Genre: Drama, War
The Pianist

The Pianist

The Pianist
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
Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies
IMDb: 8.5
89 min

In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a…

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Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Braveheart

Braveheart

Braveheart
IMDb: 8.4
178 min

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord’s soldiers. This leads the village to…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
IMDb: 8.4
95 min

After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Das Boot

Das Boot

Das Boot
IMDb: 8.4
149 min

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory
IMDb: 8.4
88 min

During World War I, commanding officer General Broulard orders his subordinate, General Mireau, to attack a German trench position, offering a promotion as an incentive. Though the mission is foolhardy…

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Genre: Drama, War
Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket
IMDb: 8.3
116 min

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

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Genre: Drama, War
Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia
IMDb: 8.3
216 min

The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence’s mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic…

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Union

Union

Union
IMDb: N/A
N/A
100 min

A woman disguises herself as her dead brother, Henry, in order to survive in the Confederate ranks during the Civil War. He marries a widow to rescue her from an…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan’s Labyrinth
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
Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind
IMDb: 8.2
238 min

The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman’s destructive…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Downfall

Downfall

Downfall
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
The Great Escape

The Great Escape

The Great Escape
IMDb: 8.2
172 min

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security ‘escape-proof’ camp to sit out…

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Of Fathers and Sons

Of Fathers and Sons

Of Fathers and Sons
IMDb: 7.3
N/A
99 min

Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years.

Come and See

Come and See

Come and See
IMDb: 8.2
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, Horror, War
The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai
IMDb: 8.2
161 min

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Platoon

Platoon

Platoon
IMDb: 8.1
120 min

As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter
IMDb: 8.1
183 min

A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos — not the noble venture they imagined. Before…

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Genre: Drama, War
Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon
IMDb: 8.1
185 min

In the eighteenth century, in a small village in Ireland, Redmond Barry is a young farm boy in love with his cousin Nora Brady. When Nora engages to the British…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda
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
The Battle of Algiers

The Battle of Algiers

The Battle of Algiers
IMDb: 8.1
121 min

Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Tolkien

Tolkien

Tolkien
IMDb: 7
112 min

Explore the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak…

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Genre: Biography, Drama, War