War Movies
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
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
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
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
The Thin Red Line (1998)

The Thin Red Line (1998)

The Thin Red Line (1998)
IMDb: 7.6
171

The story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II battle…

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

A Guy Named Joe (1943)

A Guy Named Joe (1943)
IMDb: 7.0
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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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
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
Wyszynski – Revenge or Forgiveness (2021)

Wyszynski – Revenge or Forgiveness (2021)

Wyszynski – Revenge or Forgiveness (2021)
IMDb: N/A
90

This film tells the story of lieutenant Stefan Wyszynski (Ksawery Szlenkier) – the future Primate of Poland, unknown to a wider audience. It is 1944, in the heat of war,…

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Genre: Biography, 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
The Sea Wolves (1980)

The Sea Wolves (1980)

The Sea Wolves (1980)
IMDb: 6.3
120 min

This true story follows the exploits of a top-secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British…

Sharpe’s Justice (1997)

Sharpe’s Justice (1997)

Sharpe’s Justice (1997)
IMDb: 7.6
100 min

Napoleon has been exiled to Elba, the English have returned from the wars, and Major Richard Sharpe finds himself in a sort of exile to lead a company of Yorkshire…

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Rommel (2012)

Rommel (2012)

Rommel (2012)
IMDb: 6.6
120 min

The story of the final seven months in the life of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.

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The Rebels of PT-218 (2021)

The Rebels of PT-218 (2021)

The Rebels of PT-218 (2021)
IMDb: 4.8
88 min

At the height of WWII, the Atlantic Ocean becomes a deadly battleground as an American torpedo boat fights against the constant bombardment of German forces.

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Jew Suss: Rise and Fall (2010)

Jew Suss: Rise and Fall (2010)

Jew Suss: Rise and Fall (2010)
IMDb: 6.1
114 min

This intricate historical drama tells the story of actor Ferdinand Marian (Tobias Moretti), who is ordered by Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels to star in the 1940 anti-Semitic film Jew Suss….

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Genre: Drama, War
The Gallant Hours (1960)

The Gallant Hours (1960)

The Gallant Hours (1960)
IMDb: 7.2
115 min

A semi-documentary dramatization of five weeks in the life of Vice Admiral William F. “Bull” Halsey, Jr., from his assignment to command the U.S. naval operations in the South Pacific…

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Genre: Drama, War
Captain Conan (1996)

Captain Conan (1996)

Captain Conan (1996)
IMDb: 7.3
129 min

The last days of World War I, Eastern front. Captain Conan, a lone wolf, a true warrior, leads a band of ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat; they are…

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Genre: Drama, War
Objective, Burma! (1945)

Objective, Burma! (1945)

Objective, Burma! (1945)
IMDb: 7.3
142 min

A group of men parachute into Japanese-occupied Burma with a dangerous and important mission: to locate and blow up a radar station. They accomplish this well enough, but when they…

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One of the Missing (1968)

One of the Missing (1968)

One of the Missing (1968)
IMDb: 6.7
26 min

A Southern soldier in the American Civil War is sent to reconnoiter the enemy positions and becomes trapped beneath a huge pile of rubble by Northern cannon fire. His loaded…

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Genre: War
A Town Like Alice (1956)

A Town Like Alice (1956)

A Town Like Alice (1956)
IMDb: 7.2
117 min

In 1941, The advancing Japanese army captures a lot of British territory very quickly. The men are sent off to labor camps, but they have no plan on what to…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Walter’s War (2008)

Walter’s War (2008)

Walter’s War (2008)
IMDb: 7.2
60 min

Drama inspired by the life of Walter Tull who, after years in an orphanage, went on to become a professional footballer and then the first black commissioned officer to lead…

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The Girl Who Wore Freedom (2021)

The Girl Who Wore Freedom (2021)

The Girl Who Wore Freedom (2021)
IMDb: 8.1
89 min

Discover the untold stories of D-Day from the men, women and children who lived through German occupation and Allied liberation of Normandy, France. Powerful and deeply personal, THE GIRL WHO…

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Guns at Batasi (1964)

Guns at Batasi (1964)

Guns at Batasi (1964)
IMDb: 7.1
103 min

An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d’etat must use his experience to defend those in his care.

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Genre: Action, Action, Drama, War
Mosquito Squadron (1969)

Mosquito Squadron (1969)

Mosquito Squadron (1969)
IMDb: 5.7
90 min

While a WW2, RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade, he receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France.

Genre: Drama, War
Journey Together (1945)

Journey Together (1945)

Journey Together (1945)
IMDb: 6.5
80 min

Two Englishmen (Richard Attenborough, Jack Watling) train with the Royal Air Force, ending with a bombing raid on Berlin.

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Genre: Drama, War
The Water Diviner (2014)

The Water Diviner (2014)

The Water Diviner (2014)
IMDb: 7.0
111 min

In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the…

Genre: Drama, War
Strike Commando (1987)

Strike Commando (1987)

Strike Commando (1987)
IMDb: 5.1
104 min

While operating behind enemy lines, Sgt. Mike Ransom learns of a Russian presence in North Vietnam. Ordered to obtain proof of this discovery, Ransom returns to enemy territory but is…

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Genre: Action, Action, War
Chain Lightning (1950)

Chain Lightning (1950)

Chain Lightning (1950)
IMDb: 6.0
94 min

Former World War II flying ace Matt Brennan takes a position as a test pilot for a commercial aircraft corporation and bumps into his old girlfriend, Jo Holloway, who now…

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Genre: Action, Action, Drama, War
Horizons West (1952)

Horizons West (1952)

Horizons West (1952)
IMDb: 6.2
81 min

Brothers Dan and Neil Hammond return to Texas after the Civil War. Ambitious Dan turns to rustling and then shady land deals to build an empire. Being held for a…

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Sometimes in April (2005)

Sometimes in April (2005)

Sometimes in April (2005)
IMDb: 7.8
140 min

Two brothers are divided by marriage and fate during the 100 horrifying days of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)

The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)

The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)
IMDb: 7.3
139 min

During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
My Brother’s Keeper (2021)

My Brother’s Keeper (2021)

My Brother’s Keeper (2021)
IMDb: 5.4
97 min

Travis Fox is a returning veteran struggling with PTSD and his faith in God.

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Genre: Drama, War
Persona Non Grata (2015)

Persona Non Grata (2015)

Persona Non Grata (2015)
IMDb: 6.5
139 min

The story of a Japanese diplomat, sometimes called the Schindler of Japan, and his life lading up to and after his decision to issue over 2,000 visas to Jewish refugees…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Overlord (1975)

Overlord (1975)

Overlord (1975)
IMDb: 7.1
83 min

During World War II, a young man is called up and, with an increasing sense of foreboding, undertakes his army training ready for D-day, June 6th, 1944.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Barry Lyndon (1975)

Barry Lyndon (1975)

Barry Lyndon (1975)
IMDb: 8.1
185 min

An Irish rogue uses his cunning and wit to work his way up the social classes of 18th century England, transforming himself from the humble Redmond Barry into the noble…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Soldiers of the Damned (2015)

Soldiers of the Damned (2015)

Soldiers of the Damned (2015)
IMDb: 3.8
99 min

WWII German soldiers take an occult scientist into a haunted forest in Romania, only to be confronted by their own ghosts.

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Dara of Jasenovac (2020)

Dara of Jasenovac (2020)

Dara of Jasenovac (2020)
IMDb: 8.9
130 min

During the Nazi-occupied Ustasha regime “NDH” in former Yugoslavia during WWII, little girl Dara is sent to the concentration camp complex Jasenovac in Croatia also known as “Balkan’s Auschwitz”.

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Genre: Drama, History, War