War Movies
The Commander (1988)

The Commander (1988)

The Commander (1988)
IMDb: 4.9
105 min

Lewis Collins is back to leading mercenaries on the move in Southeast Asia. This time the cast is unusually good including Lee Van Cleef, Brett Halsey (Cop Game), Romano Puppo…

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Genre: Action, Action, War
Robowar (1988)

Robowar (1988)

Robowar (1988)
IMDb: 4.4
92 min

A group of commandos heads into the jungles of Venezuela on a highly classified mission and encounters a robotic killing machine.

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Platoon Leader (1988)

Platoon Leader (1988)

Platoon Leader (1988)
IMDb: 5.4
97 min

West Point graduate lieutenant Jeff Knight meets cynicism when taking command of sergeant Michael McNamara’s tour veterans platoon in a Vietnamese trench camp. Unlike his predecessor, who hid till the…

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Genre: Drama, War
The Beast of War (1988)

The Beast of War (1988)

The Beast of War (1988)
IMDb: 7.3
111 min

During the war in Afghanistan a Soviet tank crew commanded by a tyrannical officer find themselves lost and in a struggle against a band of Mujahadeen guerrillas in the mountains.

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Genre: Drama, War
The Dressmaker (1988)

The Dressmaker (1988)

The Dressmaker (1988)
IMDb: 6.2
92 min

In England during World War II, a repressed dressmaker and her sister struggle looking after their 17-year-old niece, who is having a delusional affair with an American soldier.

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Das Boot (1981)

Das Boot (1981)

Das Boot (1981)
IMDb: 8.3
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
Gallipoli (1981)

Gallipoli (1981)

Gallipoli (1981)
IMDb: 7.4
110 min

As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank—both agile runners—become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves…

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Hatred (2016)

Hatred (2016)

Hatred (2016)
IMDb: 7.6
150 min

Summer of 1939. Zosia is a young Polish girl who is deeply in love with Ukrainian Petro. Their great love will be put to the test when her father decides…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Age of Consequences (2016)

The Age of Consequences (2016)

The Age of Consequences (2016)
IMDb: 6.6
80 min

‘The Hurt Locker’ meets ‘An Inconvenient Truth’, THE AGE OF CONSEQUENCES investigates the impacts of irreversible climate change, resource scarcity, mass migration, and pandemic conflict through the lens of US…

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Genre: Documentary, War
Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)

Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)

Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)
IMDb: 7.0
126 min

In 1944, Capt. Josiah J. Newman is the doctor in charge of Ward 7, the neuropsychiatric ward, at an Army Air Corps hospital in Arizona. The hospital is under-resourced and…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Casualties of War (1989)

Casualties of War (1989)

Casualties of War (1989)
IMDb: N/A
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During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. Based on the actual events of an incident on…

Genre: Drama, History, War
Henry V (1989)

Henry V (1989)

Henry V (1989)
IMDb: 7.5
137 min

Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare’s play about the English King’s bloody conquest of France.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Farewell to the King (1989)

Farewell to the King (1989)

Farewell to the King (1989)
IMDb: 6.3
117 min

An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war…

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Genre: Adventure, War
Square of Violence (1961)

Square of Violence (1961)

Square of Violence (1961)
IMDb: 7.6
96 min

Set in Italy, the story takes place in this very country, during WW2, where German occupation army ruled everything, just before the allied forces came, in 1944. Crawford plays here…

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Genre: Drama, War
Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008)

Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008)

Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008)
IMDb: 4.3
98 min

When fluffy, bubble gum movie star Megan Valentine suddenly finds herself broke and humiliated in the public eye, she wanders from the wreckage of a car accident and witlessly enlists…

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Price for Peace (2002)

Price for Peace (2002)

Price for Peace (2002)
IMDb: 7.3
90 min

Steven Spielberg, historian Stephen E. Ambrose, and director James Moll bring us a film with firsthand accounts chronicling the unforgettable events in the Pacific Theater of World War II. From…

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Diên Biên Phu (1992)

Diên Biên Phu (1992)

Diên Biên Phu (1992)
IMDb: 6.2
140 min

Vietnam, 1954. An American reporter finds himself in the middle of the battle of Điện Biên Phủ, between the French army and the Vietminh.

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Genre: Drama, War
The Legend Makers (2013)

The Legend Makers (2013)

The Legend Makers (2013)
IMDb: 6.3
100 min

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Line of Demarcation (1966)

Line of Demarcation (1966)

Line of Demarcation (1966)
IMDb: 6.9
92 min

Line of Demarcation. is a 1966 film written and directed by Claude Chabrol. Its title in French is La Ligne de démarcation. It is based on upon the memoir Mémoires…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Glory (1989)

Glory (1989)

Glory (1989)
IMDb: 7.8
122 min

Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War’s first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
War Requiem (1989)

War Requiem (1989)

War Requiem (1989)
IMDb: 6.6
92 min

A film with no spoken dialogue, just follows the music and lyrics of Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem, which include WWI soldier poet Wilfred Owen’s poems reflecting the war’s horrors. It…

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Genre: Drama, War
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
IMDb: 7.2
145 min

The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.

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Genre: Drama, War
Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)

Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)

Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
IMDb: 6.5
127 min

This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011)

Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011)

Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel (2011)
IMDb: 4.1
157 min

The final part of Mikhalkov’s trilogy about Divisional Commander Kotov finds him returning home during World War II having been betrayed, narrowly escaped execution for treason and nearly reduced to…

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Genre: Drama, War
The Battalion (2015)

The Battalion (2015)

The Battalion (2015)
IMDb: 6.5
120 min

Russia, 1917, WWI. This is the story of the 1st Russian Women’s Battalion of Death, formed as part of an ill-conceived propaganda ploy by the Russian Provisional Government in late…

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Mister Roberts (1955)

Mister Roberts (1955)

Mister Roberts (1955)
IMDb: 7.7
123 min

Mr. Roberts is as an officer who’s yearning for battle but is stuck in the backwaters of World War II on a non-commissioned Navy ship run by the bullying Captain…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, War
Battle Cry (1975)

Battle Cry (1975)

Battle Cry (1975)
IMDb: 6.7
93 min

During the military phase of the Meiji Restoration of 1868, Sentaro joins a local militia loyal to the Tokugawa Shogunate in order to fight Imperial troops. But Sentaro’s friendship with…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
The Train of Salt and Sugar (2016)

The Train of Salt and Sugar (2016)

The Train of Salt and Sugar (2016)
IMDb: 6.4
93 min

In 1989, Mozambique is a country ruined by civil war. The train that connects Nampula to Malawi is the only hope for people willing to risk their lives to exchange…

Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Land and Freedom (1995)

Land and Freedom (1995)

Land and Freedom (1995)
IMDb: 7.6
109 min

David Carr is a British Communist who is unemployed. In 1936, when the Spanish Civil War begins, he decides to fight for the Republican side, a coalition of liberals, communists…

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Friendly Persuasion (1956)

Friendly Persuasion (1956)

Friendly Persuasion (1956)
IMDb: 7.3
137 min

The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It’s not easy for them to meet the rules…

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Genre: Drama, War, Western
In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)

In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)

In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)
IMDb: 4.5
127 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
In Harm’s Way (1965)

In Harm’s Way (1965)

In Harm’s Way (1965)
IMDb: 7.3
165 min

A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.

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Genre: Drama, War
Shadow in the Cloud (2020)

Shadow in the Cloud (2020)

Shadow in the Cloud (2020)
IMDb: 4.7
83 min

A WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.

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Escape to Victory (1981)

Escape to Victory (1981)

Escape to Victory (1981)
IMDb: 6.7
116 min

A group of POWs in a German prison camp during World War II play the German National Soccer Team in this powerful film depicting the role of prisoners during wartime.

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Genre: Drama, War
The Final Countdown (1980)

The Final Countdown (1980)

The Final Countdown (1980)
IMDb: 6.7
103 min

During routine manoeuvres near Hawaii in 1980, the aircraft-carrier USS Nimitz is caught in a strange vortex-like storm, throwing the ship back in time to 1941—mere hours before the Japanese…

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The Big Red One (1980)

The Big Red One (1980)

The Big Red One (1980)
IMDb: 7.1
113 min

A veteran sergeant of World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian Pvt….

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Genre: Drama, War
Bastards (2006)

Bastards (2006)

Bastards (2006)
IMDb: 6.1
97 min

A “Hitlerjugend” kind of story, set in the Soviet Union during the Second World War, based on a fictitious story from the eponymous book by Vladimir Kunin.

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Genre: Action, Action, Drama, War
Brave New Land (2000)

Brave New Land (2000)

Brave New Land (2000)
IMDb: 6.4
104 min

Diogo is a cartographer and artist who is encharged to set the new frontiers of Portuguese Colonies in South America. When he reaches the center of the continent, finds apparently…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
A Midnight Clear (1992)

A Midnight Clear (1992)

A Midnight Clear (1992)
IMDb: 7.1
108 min

Set in 1944 France, an American Intelligence Squad locates a German Platoon wishing to surrender rather than die in Germany’s final war offensive. The two groups of men, isolated from…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Chosen (2016)

Chosen (2016)

Chosen (2016)
IMDb: 5.2
105 min

An unassuming young lawyer leads a fight against the Nazis near the end of the Second World War.

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Genre: Drama, War