War Movies
The Eight Hundred

The Eight Hundred

The Eight Hundred
IMDb: 7.2
149 min

From the acclaimed filmmaker behind Mr. Six comes a riveting war epic. In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Tall Tales

Tall Tales

Tall Tales
IMDb: 7.0
112 min

1945, Hungary. Shortly after the end of World War II, when chaos and insecurity reign supreme in the country, a con man tries to take advantage of such confused times….

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Blizzard of Souls

Blizzard of Souls

Blizzard of Souls
IMDb: 8.7
104 min

The love story of the sixteen-year-old Arturs gets interrupted by the First World War. After losing his mother and his home, he finds some consolation in joining the army, because…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Shadow in the Cloud

Shadow in the Cloud

Shadow in the Cloud
IMDb: 5.4
83 min

On a stormy night during World War II, a female pilot with top secret cargo talks her way on board a bomber plane about to take-off. The crass all-male crew…

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Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, War
Winter of The Braves

Winter of The Braves

Winter of The Braves
IMDb: 6.3
110 min

Ukraine, 1918. As a Bolshevik army of about 4.000 men, commanded by General Muravyov, advances towards Kyiv, with the aim of capturing the city, a small Ukrainian unit of 400…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Ether

Ether

Ether
IMDb: 6.0
118 min

At the end of the 19th century, somewhere in the outskirts of the Russian Empire, a doctor administers a lethal overdose of ether to a young woman – the object…

Can Feda

Can Feda

Can Feda
IMDb: 5.5
109 min

Civil war reigns in one of the most dangerous areas of the world for 7 years. The Turkish army enters the region without any allied states. Among the officials in…

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Genre: Drama, War
To the Ends of the World

To the Ends of the World

To the Ends of the World
IMDb: 6.3
103 min

Indochina, 1945. While the French are harassed by both the Japanese army and the Vietnamese rebels, private Robert Tassen, driven by the memory of a tragedy of which he is…

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Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Paltan

Paltan

Paltan
IMDb: 5.3
150 min

A war drama based on the Indo-China War of 1962, JP Dutta’s “PALTAN” focuses on the hard-hitting truth of India’s relations with China, and how it is important to acknowledge…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Operation Mekong

Operation Mekong

Operation Mekong
IMDb: 6.6
123 min

Inspired by the true story known as the Mekong Massacre–two Chinese commercial vessels are ambushed while traveling down the Mekong River in the waters of the Golden Triangle, one of…

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Vlad The Impaler

Vlad The Impaler

Vlad The Impaler
IMDb: 5.4
121 min

The true story of 7 oddly dressed fearless men of ottoman army fight against cruel Vlad.

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Genre: Action, History, War
Mosul

Mosul

Mosul
IMDb: 5.6
101 min

Between 2014 and 2017, ISIS occupied the Iraqi city of Mosul. During those years, the only group to fight the occupiers continuously was Nineveh province’s SWAT unit, made up of…

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Genre: Drama, War
The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter
IMDb: 8.1
183 min

A group of working-class friends decide to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos — not the noble venture they imagined. Before…

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Genre: Drama, War
Operation: Daybreak

Operation: Daybreak

Operation: Daybreak
IMDb: 7.0
118 min

In 1942, Britain sends a group of British-trained Czech commandos to Prague to assassinate SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, head of the Nazi security services.

Genre: Action, War
Zulu

Zulu

Zulu
IMDb: 7.7
138 min

In 1879, during the Anglo-Zulu War, man-of-the-people Lt. Chard and snooty Lt. Bromhead are in charge of defending the isolated and vastly outnumbered Natal outpost of Rorke’s Drift from tribal…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation
IMDb: 6.3
195 min

Two families, abolitionist Northerners the Stonemans and Southern landowners the Camerons, intertwine. When Confederate colonel Ben Cameron is captured in battle, nurse Elsie Stoneman petitions for his pardon. In Reconstruction-era…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
A Midnight Clear

A Midnight Clear

A Midnight Clear
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
Memphis Belle

Memphis Belle

Memphis Belle
IMDb: 6.9
107 min

The “Memphis Belle” is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
The War

The War

The War
IMDb: 6.8
126 min

An emotionally fractured Vietnam vet returns to his family in rural Mississippi, counseling his kids when they have to fight their own neighborhood battle. From the director of Fried Green…

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Genre: Drama, War
Rambo III

Rambo III

Rambo III
IMDb: 5.8
102 min

Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he’s finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo’s friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on…

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The Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen
IMDb: 7.1
106 min

During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the “Tuskegee…

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Spartacus

Spartacus

Spartacus
IMDb: 7.9
197 min

The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners…

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They Were Expendable

They Were Expendable

They Were Expendable
IMDb: 7.2
135 min

Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philippines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The title says it all about the Navy’s…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Angels One Five

Angels One Five

Angels One Five
IMDb: 6.5
98 min

The year is 1940, Pilot Officer T.B. Baird arrives straight out of flight school to join a front line RAF squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain. After…

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Genre: Drama, War
Back to Bataan

Back to Bataan

Back to Bataan
IMDb: 6.7
95 min

In 1942, after the fall of the Philippines to the Japanese, U.S. Army Col. Joseph Madden stays behind to organize the local resistance against the Japanese invaders.

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Bataan

Bataan

Bataan
IMDb: 6.9
114 min

During Japan’s invasion of the Philippines in 1942, Capt. Henry Lassiter, Sgt. Bill Dane and a diverse group of American soldiers are ordered to destroy and hold a strategic bridge…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
The Midwife

The Midwife

The Midwife
IMDb: 6.0
119 min

‘The Midwife’ (fin.’Kätilö’) is a romance-drama set during WWII in Finland’s Lapland province, a major European battle ground of the war. Based on Katja Kettu’s bestselling novel, ‘The Midwife’ turns…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Purple Plain

The Purple Plain

The Purple Plain
IMDb: 6.5
100 min

A RAF airfield in Burma in 1945, during World War II. Canadian bomber pilot Bill Forrester is a bitter man who lives haunted by a tragic past. He has became…

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Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
The Train

The Train

The Train
IMDb: 7.8
133 min

As the Allied forces approach Paris in August 1944, German Colonel Von Waldheim is desperate to take all of France’s greatest paintings to Germany. He manages to secure a train…

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Genre: Thriller, War
Flying Tigers

Flying Tigers

Flying Tigers
IMDb: 6.8
102 min

Jim Gordon commands a unit of the famed Flying Tigers, the American Volunteer Group which fought the Japanese in China before America’s entry into World War II. Gordon must send…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Hearts and Minds

Hearts and Minds

Hearts and Minds
IMDb: 8.2
112 min

Many times during his presidency, Lyndon B. Johnson said that ultimate victory in the Vietnam War depended upon the U.S. military winning the “hearts and minds” of the Vietnamese people….

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Genre: Documentary, War
Check Point

Check Point

Check Point
IMDb: 3.2
97 min

Port City North Carolina: During a routine camp out, a local vagrant discovers plans for an invasion in America. When he tries to notify the local Sheriff about his discovery,…

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Genre: Action, Thriller, War
City of Ghosts

City of Ghosts

City of Ghosts
IMDb: 7.4
92 min

With unprecedented access, this documentary follows the extraordinary journey of “Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently”—a group of anonymous citizen journalists who banded together after their homeland was overtaken by ISIS—as…

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Genre: Documentary, War
The King’s Choice

The King’s Choice

The King’s Choice
IMDb: 7.1
133 min

On 9 April 1940, German soldiers arrive in the city of Oslo. The King of Norway faces a choice that will change his country forever. The King’s Choice is a…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Cherkasy

Cherkasy

Cherkasy
IMDb: 8.0
102 min

Myshko and Lev are fellow villagers. Due to different reasons, they are aboard a Ukrainian Navy ship U311 “Cherkasy” stationed at the port of the Donuzlav Bay in the Crimea….

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
A Call to Spy

A Call to Spy

A Call to Spy
IMDb: 7.6
123 min

The story of Vera Atkins, a crafty spy recruiter, and two of the first women she selects for Churchill’s “secret army”: Virginia Hall, a daring American undaunted by a disability…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Mulan

Mulan

Mulan
IMDb: 2.6
115 min

When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Chinese Army to defend the country from Huns, Hua Mulan, the eldest…

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Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, War
The Great War of Archimedes

The Great War of Archimedes

The Great War of Archimedes
IMDb: 6.6
130 min

It is the early 1930s and the command of the Japanese Imperial Navy determines to construct the world’s biggest and most formidable battleship, Yamato. One of the admirals, Yamamoto Isoroku,…

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Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, War
Unknown Battle

Unknown Battle

Unknown Battle
IMDb: 5.4
N/A

After several months of fierce fighting, the Red Army finally knocks the enemy out of the village of Ovsyannikovo, which costs huge losses – only a third of the personnel…

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Genre: Drama, War
Moffie

Moffie

Moffie
IMDb: 7.3
104 min

Nicholas has long known he is different, that there is something shameful and unacceptable in him that must stay hidden, denied even. But South Africa’s minority government are embroiled in…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War