War Movies
In the Land of Blood and Honey

In the Land of Blood and Honey

In the Land of Blood and Honey
IMDb: 4.4
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During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who’s now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Special Forces

Special Forces

Special Forces
IMDb: 6.4
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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…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Incendies

Incendies

Incendies
IMDb: 8.3
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A mother’s last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad’s acclaimed play, Incendies tells the…

Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Green Zone

Green Zone

Green Zone
IMDb: 6.8
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During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be…

Dear John

Dear John

Dear John
IMDb: 6.3
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Sergeant John Tyree is home on a 2 week leave from Germany. He meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah’s purse that had fallen off the…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds
IMDb: 8.3
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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…

Che: Part Two

Che: Part Two

Che: Part Two
IMDb: 6.9
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After the Cuban Revolution, Che is at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes a small group of Cuban comrades…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Red Cliff Part II

Red Cliff Part II

Red Cliff Part II
IMDb: 7.6
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The battle of Red Cliff continues and the alliance between Xu and East Wu is fracturing. With Cao Cao’s massive forces on their doorstep, will the kingdoms of Xu and…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Defiance

Defiance

Defiance
IMDb: 7.2
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Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis….

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Valkyrie

Valkyrie

Valkyrie
IMDb: 7.1
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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…

Max Manus: Man of War

Max Manus: Man of War

Max Manus: Man of War
IMDb: 7.3
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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 Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker
IMDb: 7.6
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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…

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Miracle at St. Anna

Miracle at St. Anna

Miracle at St. Anna
IMDb: 6.0
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Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd “Buffalo Soldier” Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.

Genre: Drama, War
Che: Part One

Che: Part One

Che: Part One
IMDb: 7.2
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The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Waltz with Bashir

Waltz with Bashir

Waltz with Bashir
IMDb: 8.0
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Much awarded animated documentary, in which director and Israeli army veteran Ari Folman interviews friends and former soldiers about their memories of the 1982 Lebanon war and especially the Sabra…

Genre: Animation, Drama, War
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
IMDb: 7.8
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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…

Genre: Drama, War
Stop-Loss

Stop-Loss

Stop-Loss
IMDb: 6.5
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A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty…

Genre: Drama, War
Flame & Citron

Flame & Citron

Flame & Citron
IMDb: 7.3
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During Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid (“Flame”) and Jørgen Haagen Schmith (“Citron”), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who’s in direct contact with Allied leaders. One shoots,…

Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Female Agents

Female Agents

Female Agents
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May 1944, a group of French servicewomen and resistance fighters are enlisted into the British Special Operations Executive commando group under the command of Louise Desfontaines and her brother Pierre….

The Last Legion

The Last Legion

The Last Legion
IMDb: 5.4
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As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.

Letters from Iwo Jima

Letters from Iwo Jima

Letters from Iwo Jima
IMDb: 7.9
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The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.

Genre: Action, Drama, War
300

300

300
IMDb: 7.7
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Based on Frank Miller’s graphic novel, “300” is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the…

Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Flags of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers
IMDb: 7.1
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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
Flyboys

Flyboys

Flyboys
IMDb: 6.5
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The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country’s first fighter pilots.

Rescue Dawn

Rescue Dawn

Rescue Dawn
IMDb: 7.3
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A US Fighter pilot’s epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.

Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Black Book

Black Book

Black Book
IMDb: 7.8
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In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan’s Labyrinth
IMDb: 8.2
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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…

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Days of Glory

Days of Glory

Days of Glory
IMDb: 7.1
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During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Wind That Shakes the Barley

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

The Wind That Shakes the Barley
IMDb: 7.5
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In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O’Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend’s farm, British Black and…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Jarhead

Jarhead

Jarhead
IMDb: 7.0
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Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to…

Genre: Drama, War
9th Company

9th Company

9th Company
IMDb: 7.2
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The picture opens in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in late 1988, when military trainees Petrovsky, Ryaba, Chugun, Stas, Pinochet, Lyutev and Vorobyev are whipped into shape at a training camp by the…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Great Raid

The Great Raid

The Great Raid
IMDb: 6.7
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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: Action, History, War
Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven
IMDb: 7.2
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After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

Valiant

Valiant

Valiant
IMDb: 5.6
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Set in 1944, Valiant is a woodland pigeon who wants to become a great hero someday. When he hears they are hiring recruits for the Royal Homing Pigeon Service, he…

Alexander

Alexander

Alexander
IMDb: 5.6
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Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any…

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda
IMDb: 8.1
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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…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Downfall

Downfall

Downfall
IMDb: 8.2
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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…

Genre: Drama, History, War
King Arthur

King Arthur

King Arthur
IMDb: 6.3
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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…

Troy

Troy

Troy
IMDb: 7.2
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In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and…

Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
The Alamo

The Alamo

The Alamo
IMDb: 6
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Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna’s forces at the Alamo in…