War Movies
Windtalkers (2002)

Windtalkers (2002)

Windtalkers (2002)
IMDb: 6.1
134 min

Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a “windtalker” – one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
We Were Soldiers (2002)

We Were Soldiers (2002)

We Were Soldiers (2002)
IMDb: 7.2
138 min

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Sum of All Fears (2002)

The Sum of All Fears (2002)

The Sum of All Fears (2002)
IMDb: 6.4
124 min

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…

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The Pianist (2002)

The Pianist (2002)

The Pianist (2002)
IMDb: 8.5
150 min

The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman’s experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing…

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K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
IMDb: 6.7
138 min

When Russia’s first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

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The Grey Zone (2001)

The Grey Zone (2001)

The Grey Zone (2001)
IMDb: 7.0
108 min

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
U-571 (2000)

U-571 (2000)

U-571 (2000)
IMDb: 6.6
116 min

In the midst of World War II, the battle under the sea rages and the Nazis have the upper hand as the Allies are unable to crack their war codes….

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Genre: Action, War
Tigerland (2000)

Tigerland (2000)

Tigerland (2000)
IMDb: 7.0
101 min

A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana’s infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971.

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Genre: Drama, War
The Patriot (2000)

The Patriot (2000)

The Patriot (2000)
IMDb: 7.2
165 min

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…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Rules of Engagement (2000)

Rules of Engagement (2000)

Rules of Engagement (2000)
IMDb: 6.4
128 min

Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Malena

Malena

Malena
IMDb: 7.5
108 min

On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna….

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Unbroken (2014)

Unbroken (2014)

Unbroken (2014)
IMDb: 7.2
137 min

A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.

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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…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Monuments Men (2014)

The Monuments Men (2014)

The Monuments Men (2014)
IMDb: 6.1
118 min

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
The Imitation Game (2014)

The Imitation Game (2014)

The Imitation Game (2014)
IMDb: 8.0
114 min

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain’s top-secret…

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Fury (2014)

Fury (2014)

Fury (2014)
IMDb: 7.6
134 min

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…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Dracula Untold (2014)

Dracula Untold (2014)

Dracula Untold (2014)
IMDb: 6.3
92 min

Vlad Tepes is a great hero, but when he learns the Sultan is preparing for battle and needs to form an army of 1,000 boys, he vows to find a…

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Camp X-Ray (2014)

Camp X-Ray (2014)

Camp X-Ray (2014)
IMDb: 6.9
117 min

A young woman joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small-town roots. Instead, she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay, where…

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Genre: Drama, War
American Sniper (2014)

American Sniper (2014)

American Sniper (2014)
IMDb: 7.3
133 min

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless…

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The Railway Man (2013)

The Railway Man (2013)

The Railway Man (2013)
IMDb: 7.1
116 min

A victim from World War II’s “Death Railway” sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.

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The Book Thief

The Book Thief

The Book Thief
IMDb: 7.6
131 min

While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is…

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Genre: Drama, War
Phantom (2013)

Phantom (2013)

Phantom (2013)
IMDb: 5.9
98 min

The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission…

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Lone Survivor (2013)

Lone Survivor (2013)

Lone Survivor (2013)
IMDb: 7.5
121 min

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy…

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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
IMDb: 7.4
157 min

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6…

The Lucky One (2012)

The Lucky One (2012)

The Lucky One (2012)
IMDb: 6.5
101 min

U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive-a photograph he found of a woman…

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Red Tails (2012)

Red Tails (2012)

Red Tails (2012)
IMDb: 5.9
125 min

The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Red Dawn

Red Dawn

Red Dawn
IMDb: 5.4
93 min

A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky—shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly…

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Lincoln (2012)

Lincoln (2012)

Lincoln (2012)
IMDb: 7.3
150 min

The revealing story of the 16th US President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of…

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Les Misérables (2012)

Les Misérables (2012)

Les Misérables (2012)
IMDb: 7.6
158 min

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.

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Act of Valor (2012)

Act of Valor (2012)

Act of Valor (2012)
IMDb: 6.5
110 min

When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the…

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War Horse (2011)

War Horse (2011)

War Horse (2011)
IMDb: 7.2
146 min

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World…

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The Flowers of War (2011)

The Flowers of War (2011)

The Flowers of War (2011)
IMDb: 7.6
146 min

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…

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The Eagle (2011)

The Eagle (2011)

The Eagle (2011)
IMDb: 6.2
114 min

In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the…

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Special Forces (2011)

Special Forces (2011)

Special Forces (2011)
IMDb: 6.3
109 min

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
Ironclad (2011)

Ironclad (2011)

Ironclad (2011)
IMDb: 6.1
121 min

In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the…

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Restrepo (2010)

Restrepo (2010)

Restrepo (2010)
IMDb: 7.5
93 min

Winner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for a Documentary, Restrepo chronicles the deployment of a U.S. platoon of courageous American soldiers in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley, considered…

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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole (2010)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole (2010)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole (2010)
IMDb: 6.9
97 min

Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie’s, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the…

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Incendies (2010)

Incendies (2010)

Incendies (2010)
IMDb: 8.3
131 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, Mystery, War