War Movies
Private Benjamin

Private Benjamin

Private Benjamin
IMDb: 6.1
109

A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.

Genre: Comedy, War
Hannibal Rising

Hannibal Rising

Hannibal Rising
IMDb: 6.2
121

The story of the early, murderous roots of the cannibalistic killer, Hannibal Lecter – from his hard-scrabble Lithuanian childhood, where he witnesses the repulsive lengths to which hungry soldiers will…

The Men Who Stare at Goats

The Men Who Stare at Goats

The Men Who Stare at Goats
IMDb: 6.2
93

A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army’s…

Genre: Comedy, War
Buffalo Soldiers

Buffalo Soldiers

Buffalo Soldiers
IMDb: 6.8
98

Set just before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Sgt. Ray Elwood is an American soldier stationed at a German army camp. A soldier because a judge gave…

King Arthur

King Arthur

King Arthur
IMDb: 6.3
126

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…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Rambo: First Blood Part II

Rambo: First Blood Part II

Rambo: First Blood Part II
IMDb: 6.4
96

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.

Genre: Thriller, War
The Sum of All Fears

The Sum of All Fears

The Sum of All Fears
IMDb: 6.4
124

When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director…

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines
IMDb: 6.4
106

While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn’t supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun…

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster
IMDb: 6.6
130

Ip Man’s peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the…

Hyena Road

Hyena Road

Hyena Road
IMDb: 6.5
120

Three different men, three different worlds, three different wars – all stand at the intersection of modern warfare – a murky world of fluid morality where all is not as…

Genre: Drama, War
Brothers

Brothers

Brothers
IMDb: 7.1
104

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,…

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Tears of the Sun

Tears of the Sun

Tears of the Sun
IMDb: 6.6
121

Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that…

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Australia

Australia

Australia
IMDb: 6.6
165

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Sniper: Ghost Shooter

Sniper: Ghost Shooter

Sniper: Ghost Shooter
IMDb: 5.4
100

Elite snipers Brandon Beckett and Richard Miller are tasked with protecting a gas pipeline from terrorists looking to make a statement. When battles with the enemy lead to snipers being…

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones
IMDb: 6.9
139

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew…

The Great Raid

The Great Raid

The Great Raid
IMDb: 6.7
132

As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Top Gun

Top Gun

Top Gun
IMDb: 6.9
110

For Lieutenant Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell and his friend and Co-Pilot Nick ‘Goose’ Bradshaw being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. A tragedy,…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Heartbreak Ridge

Heartbreak Ridge

Heartbreak Ridge
IMDb: 6.8
130

A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the 4th Reich

Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the 4th Reich

Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the 4th Reich
IMDb: 4.9
100

An intense thriller from the frontlines of World War II. As Operation Valkyrie prepares to assassinate Adolph Hitler, an Allied special ops team prepares to extract the man destined to…

Genre: History, War
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
IMDb: 6.6
112

In 2002, cable news producer Kim Barker decides to shake up her routine by taking a daring new assignment in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dislodged from her comfortable American lifestyle, Barker finds…

Seven Years in Tibet

Seven Years in Tibet

Seven Years in Tibet
IMDb: 7.0
136

Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied…

The Patriot

The Patriot

The Patriot
IMDb: 7.2
165

After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Flags of our Fathers

Flags of our Fathers

Flags of our Fathers
IMDb: 7.1
132

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…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Warlords

The Warlords

The Warlords
IMDb: 7.1
126

A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on “The Assassination of Ma,” a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)…

Diplomatie

Diplomatie

Diplomatie
IMDb: 7.1
84

The night of August 24, 1944. The fate of Paris is in the hands of General von Choltitz, governor of Grand Paris, who is preparing, on Hitler’s orders, to blow…

Genre: Drama, War
The Grey Zone

The Grey Zone

The Grey Zone
IMDb: 7.1
108

A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkomando Jews – who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow-Jews – find themselves in a moral grey zone.

Genre: Drama, History, War
A Perfect Day

A Perfect Day

A Perfect Day
IMDb: 6.8
106

Film about a group of aid workers trying to resolve a crisis in an armed conflict zone in the Balkans.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
The Messenger

The Messenger

The Messenger
IMDb: 7.1
113

Will Montgomery (Ben Foster), a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who has returned home from Iraq, is assigned to the Army’s Casualty Notification service. Montgomery is partnered with Captain Tony Stone…

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven
IMDb: 7.2
144

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

Genre: Drama, History, War
Good Morning, Vietnam

Good Morning, Vietnam

Good Morning, Vietnam
IMDb: 7.3
121

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…

When Trumpets Fade

When Trumpets Fade

When Trumpets Fade
IMDb: 7.2
95

In WWII Western Germany, Private David Manning reluctantly leaves behind a mortally wounded fellow soldier and searches for survivors from his platoon, only to learn from commanding officer Captain Pritchett…

Genre: Drama, War
Admiral

Admiral

Admiral
IMDb: 6.8
123

This is a story of a great love facing the greatest drama of the history of Russia. Admiral Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. One…

Red Cliff

Red Cliff

Red Cliff
IMDb: 7.4
150

In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Mulan

Mulan

Mulan
IMDb: 7.6
88

A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just…

Legends of the Fall

Legends of the Fall

Legends of the Fall
IMDb: 7.5
133

An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.

The English Patient

The English Patient

The English Patient
IMDb: 7.4
162

In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates
IMDb: 7.6
131

Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the Russians and the…

The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker
IMDb: 7.6
131

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…

The Guns of Navarone

The Guns of Navarone

The Guns of Navarone
IMDb: 7.6
158

A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped…

Genre: Drama, War
Jin ling shi san chai

Jin ling shi san chai

Jin ling shi san chai
IMDb: 7.6
146

A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan’s rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to…