War Movies
Operation Mincemeat (2022)

Operation Mincemeat (2022)

Operation Mincemeat (2022)
IMDb: 6.9
128

In 1943, two British intelligence officers concoct Operation Mincemeat, wherein their plan to drop a corpse with false papers off the coast of Spain would fool Nazi spies into believing…

Genre: Drama, War
Miss Evers’ Boys (1997)

Miss Evers’ Boys (1997)

Miss Evers’ Boys (1997)
IMDb: 7.2
118

The true story of the US Government’s 1932 Tuskeegee Syphilis Experiments, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.

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Genre: Drama, War
Heartbreak Ridge (1986)

Heartbreak Ridge (1986)

Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
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.

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Genre: Drama, War
Stripes (1981)

Stripes (1981)

Stripes (1981)
IMDb: 6.8
106

John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.

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Genre: Comedy, War
Into the Storm (2009)

Into the Storm (2009)

Into the Storm (2009)
IMDb: 7.1
100

This powerful follow-up to “The Gathering Storm” follows Churchill from 1940 to 1945 as he guided his beleaguered nation through the crucible of the war years–even as his marriage was…

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The Grey Zone (2001)

The Grey Zone (2001)

The Grey Zone (2001)
IMDb: 7.0
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.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Brothers (2009)

Brothers (2009)

Brothers (2009)
IMDb: 7.1
105

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
U311 Cherkasy (2020)

U311 Cherkasy (2020)

U311 Cherkasy (2020)
IMDb: 6.9
102

The crew of Ukrainian NAVY minesweeper U311 “Cherkasy” is resisting seizure of the vessel by Russian army in Crimea in 2014.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Purple Horizon (1971)

The Purple Horizon (1971)

The Purple Horizon (1971)
IMDb: 6.8
89

Since its first premiere in 1971, a classic Republic of Vietnam (1954-1975) war romance feature based on a fiction novel by military writer, Van-Quang. The film was lost for more…

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Genre: Romance, War
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)

The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)

The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)
IMDb: 6.7
102

A naval aviator is assigned to bomb a group of heavily defended bridges during the Korean War.

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
War Hunt (1962)

War Hunt (1962)

War Hunt (1962)
IMDb: 6.3
83

Recruits head to the front lines towards the close of the Korean War. The interaction between two of the soldiers…an idealistic newcomer and a psychotic who goes on one-man patrols…

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Genre: Drama, War
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
IMDb: 8.4
95

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…

Genre: Comedy, War
San Demetrio London (1943)

San Demetrio London (1943)

San Demetrio London (1943)
IMDb: 6.7
104

British drama documentary from 1943, based on the true story of the 1940 rescue of the tanker MV San Demetrio by parts of her own crew after she had been…

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Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Battle Of The Bulge: Winter War (2020)

Battle Of The Bulge: Winter War (2020)

Battle Of The Bulge: Winter War (2020)
IMDb: 2.5
85

Lt. Robert Cappa and his platoon of 2nd Infantry Division soldiers must defend a vital supply depot from being captured by attacking German soldiers.

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Genre: War
The Winter War (1989)

The Winter War (1989)

The Winter War (1989)
IMDb: 7.6
189

Russia attacked Finland in late November 1939. This film tells the story of a Finnish platoon of reservists from the municipality of Kauhava in the province of Pohjanmaa/Ostrobothnia who leave…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust (2013)

Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust (2013)

Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust (2013)
IMDb: 7.0
56

The moral courage of an influential few in the Philippines saved the lives of 1,300 Jewish men, women, and children in Nazi Europe in the days leading to World War…

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Genre: Documentary, War
36 Hours (1964)

36 Hours (1964)

36 Hours (1964)
IMDb: 7.3
115

Germans kidnap an American major and try to convince him that World War II is over, so that they can get details about the Allied invasion of Europe out of…

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Genre: Thriller, War
Winter War (2017)

Winter War (2017)

Winter War (2017)
IMDb: 3.9
140

January 1945. The first French regiment of paratroopers to fight with an American unit to liberate Alsace in France. An Allied Division must take the forest bordering the town of…

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Genre: War
Battle Troop (1944)

Battle Troop (1944)

Battle Troop (1944)
IMDb: 5.1
95

Three IJN flyers Mikami (Susumu Fujita), Kawakami (Masayuki Mori) and Murakami (Akitake Kono) are good friends, and they are all renowned for their torpedo techniques. Mikami is posted as a…

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Genre: Drama, War
Captains of the Clouds (1942)

Captains of the Clouds (1942)

Captains of the Clouds (1942)
IMDb: 6.4
114

Inspired by Churchill’s Dunkirk speech, brash, undisciplined Canadian bush pilot Brian MacLean and three friends enlist in the RCAF.

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
The Shadow in My Eye (2021)

The Shadow in My Eye (2021)

The Shadow in My Eye (2021)
IMDb: 7.4
107

On March 21st, 1945, the British Royal Air Force set out on a mission to bomb Gestapo’s headquarters in Copenhagen. The raid had fatal consequences as some of the bombers…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Let George Do It! (1940)

Let George Do It! (1940)

Let George Do It! (1940)
IMDb: 6.6
82

Shortly after the start of World War II, a ukelele player (George) takes the wrong boat and finds himself in (still uninvaded) Norway. He is mistaken for a fellow British…

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Genre: Comedy, Musical, War
Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Saving Private Ryan (1998)
IMDb: 8.6
169

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are…

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Genre: Drama, War
A Guy Named Joe (1943)

A Guy Named Joe (1943)

A Guy Named Joe (1943)
IMDb: 6.9
120

A cocky Air Force pilot (Tracy) stationed in England during World War II falls for a daring female flier (Dunne). After he’s killed on a mission, he is sent back…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
China’s Megatomb Revealed (2016)

China’s Megatomb Revealed (2016)

China’s Megatomb Revealed (2016)
IMDb: 6.5
95

Albert Lin and National Geographic Channel unearth the terrible secrets that lie hidden in the tomb of China’s first Emperor. The Terracotta Warriors are just the tip of the iceberg…

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Night Boat to Dublin (1946)

Night Boat to Dublin (1946)

Night Boat to Dublin (1946)
IMDb: 6.2
100

British intelligence officers (Robert Newton, Guy Middleton) head off a Nazi plot to kidnap an atomic scientist.

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Genre: Thriller, War
Operation Leopard (1980)

Operation Leopard (1980)

Operation Leopard (1980)
IMDb: 5.7
96

In May 1978, the mining town of Kolwezi in Katanga, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo, the former Belgian Congo) is under attack from a group of communist guerillas coming…

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Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
A Walk in the Sun (1945)

A Walk in the Sun (1945)

A Walk in the Sun (1945)
IMDb: 6.9
117

In the 1943 invasion of Italy, one American platoon lands, digs in, then makes its way inland to attempt to take a fortified farmhouse, as tension and casualties mount. Unusually…

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Genre: Drama, War
They Who Dare (1954)

They Who Dare (1954)

They Who Dare (1954)
IMDb: 5.5
107

In Greece during the war a small group of British commandoes and patriots land on an island with orders to attack two airfields from which the Luftwaffe is threatening allied…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Fury (2014)

Fury (2014)

Fury (2014)
IMDb: 7.6
135

In the last months of World War II, as the Allies make their final push in the European theatre, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant named ‘Wardaddy’ commands a Sherman tank…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Emperor (2012)

Emperor (2012)

Emperor (2012)
IMDb: 6.5
105

As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Special Forces (2011)

Special Forces (2011)

Special Forces (2011)
IMDb: 6.4
109

Afghanistan. War correspondent Elsa Casanova is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the world’s…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)

An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)

An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)
IMDb: 7.4
130

Based on actual accounts, this film portrays the days and hours before and during the invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentina, which eventually lead to the Falklands War. As…

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Genre: History, War
Housewife, 49 (2006)

Housewife, 49 (2006)

Housewife, 49 (2006)
IMDb: 7.7
88

Downtrodden wife and mother Nella’s life takes an unexpected turn for the better after she joins the Women’s Voluntary Service office in Barrow-in-Furness during the Second World War. However, her…

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Genre: Drama, War
Joe Maddison’s War (2010)

Joe Maddison’s War (2010)

Joe Maddison’s War (2010)
IMDb: 7.1
85

Newcastle, 1939. Shipyard worker Joe feels emasculated and past his prime; too old to serve in the war, and he’s shocked when his wife leaves him for a younger naval…

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Genre: Drama, War
ONODA: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle (2021)

ONODA: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle (2021)

ONODA: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle (2021)
IMDb: 7.4
167

Japan, 1944. Trained for intelligence work, Hiroo Onoda, 22 years old, discovers a philosophy contrary to the official line: no suicide; stay alive whatever happens; the mission is more important…

Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Palmyra (2022)

Palmyra (2022)

Palmyra (2022)
IMDb: N/A
121

The ancient Syrian city Palmyra has recently been liberated from ISIS. A special War Explosive Ordnance Disposal team clears the way to the city one kilometre at a time from…

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Genre: War
Batman: Death in the Family (2020)

Batman: Death in the Family (2020)

Batman: Death in the Family (2020)
IMDb: 5.5
96

Tragedy strikes the Batman’s life again when Robin Jason Todd tracks down his birth mother only to run afoul of the Joker. An adaptation of the 1988 comic book storyline…

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The Forgotten Battle (2021)

The Forgotten Battle (2021)

The Forgotten Battle (2021)
IMDb: 7.5
124

November 1944. On the flooded isle of Walcheren, Zeeland, thousands of Allied soldiers are battling the German army. Three young lives become inextricably connected. A Dutch boy fighting for the…

Genre: Drama, War
Pornography (2003)

Pornography (2003)

Pornography (2003)
IMDb: 6.3
113

Two intellectuals, a writer and a director, begin to play a mysterious psychological game in a peaceful countryside manor house during the Nazi occupation.

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War