Most Popular War Feature Films
Eye in the Sky
Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare. Dir: Gavin Hood With: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman Drama | Thriller | War 102 mins.
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. Dir: Quentin Tarantino With: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth Adventure | Drama | War 153 mins.
April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened Army sergeant... Dir: David Ayer With: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman Action | Drama | War 134 mins.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
A journalist recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan. Dir: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa With: Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman Comedy | War 112 mins.
The film tells the story of the Dunkirk evacuation, which took place at the beginning of World War II. Dir: Christopher Nolan With: Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Kenneth Branagh Action | Drama | History | Thriller | War
Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind. Dir: Clint Eastwood With: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner Action | Biography | Drama | History | Thriller | War 133 mins.
Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. Dir: Peter Berg With: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch Action | Biography | Drama | Thriller | War 121 mins.
The Imitation Game
During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians. Dir: Morten Tyldum With: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode Biography | Drama | Thriller | War 114 mins.
King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C. Dir: Zack Snyder With: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham Action | Drama | Fantasy | War 117 mins.
Saving Private Ryan
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore Action | Drama | War 169 mins.
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself. Dir: Justin Kurzel With: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jack Madigan Drama | War 113 mins.
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
As an American ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya, a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos. Dir: Michael Bay With: John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale Action | Drama | Thriller | War 144 mins.
Son of Saul
In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son. Dir: László Nemes With: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn Drama | Thriller | War 107 mins.
Full Metal Jacket
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio Drama | War 116 mins.
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan Biography | Drama | History | War 178 mins.
The true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan. Dir: Todd Phillips With: Ana de Armas, Bradley Cooper, Miles Teller Comedy | Drama | War
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall Drama | War 153 mins.
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Dir: Angelina Jolie With: Jack O'Connell, Miyavi, Domhnall Gleeson Biography | Drama | Sport | War 137 mins.
Free State of Jones
As civil war divides the nation, a poor farmer from Mississippi leads a group of rebels against the Confederate army. Dir: Gary Ross With: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Matthew McConaughey, Keri Russell Action | Biography | Drama | History | War
Black Hawk Down
123 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore Drama | History | War 144 mins.
The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | War 197 mins.
Kingdom of Heaven
Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson Action | Adventure | Drama | History | War 144 mins.
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world. Dir: Guillermo del Toro With: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López Drama | Fantasy | War 118 mins.
Life Is Beautiful
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp. Dir: Roberto Benigni With: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini Comedy | Drama | Romance | War 116 mins.
As his kingdom is being threatened by the Turks, young prince Vlad Tepes must become a monster feared by his own people in order to obtain the power needed to protect his own family, and the families of his kingdom. Dir: Gary Shore With: Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Sarah Gadon Action | Drama | Fantasy | Horror | War 92 mins.