Most Popular War Feature Films
The Book Thief
While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. Dir: Brian Percival With: Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson Drama | War 131 mins.
A single mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago. Dir: Sergio Castellitto With: Penélope Cruz, Emile Hirsch, Adnan Haskovic Drama | Romance | War 127 mins.
A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers. Dir: Dan Bradley With: Chris Hemsworth, Isabel Lucas, Josh Hutcherson Action | Thriller | War 93 mins.
Based on the failed June 28, 2005 mission "Operation Red Wings". Four members of SEAL Team 10 were tasked with the mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shahd. Dir: Peter Berg With: Mark Wahlberg, Ben Foster, Eric Bana Action | Drama | Thriller | War
Gone with the Wind
A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War. Dir: Victor Fleming With: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Thomas Mitchell Drama | Romance | War 238 mins.
300: Rise of an Empire
The Greek general Themistocles battles an invading army of Persians under the mortal-turned-god, Xerxes. Dir: Noam Murro With: Sullivan Stapleton, Rodrigo Santoro, Eva Green Action | Drama | War
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.
King Leonidas 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 | Fantasy | History | War 117 mins.
The Wind Rises
A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. Dir: Hayao Miyazaki With: Zach Callison, Mirai Shida, Hideaki Anno Animation | Biography | Drama | History | Romance | War 126 mins.
In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley Biography | Drama | History | War 195 mins.
As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn Biography | Drama | History | War 150 mins.
A crew of Americans in Nazi Germany toward the end of World War II embark on a brave mission. Dir: David Ayer With: Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf Action | Drama | War
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.
During the U.S.-Viet Nam 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.
Full Metal Jacket
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-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, a commoner begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan Action | Biography | Drama | History | War 177 mins.
A demystified take on the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Dir: Antoine Fuqua With: Clive Owen, Stephen Dillane, Keira Knightley Action | Adventure | Drama | History | War 126 mins.
The Monuments Men
An unlikely World War II platoon are tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their owners. Dir: George Clooney With: George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon Action | Comedy | Drama | History | War
Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis Drama | War 146 mins.
In the fascist 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.
A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. Dir: Roman Polanski With: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay Biography | Drama | History | War 150 mins.
How I Live Now
An American girl, sent to the English countryside to stay with relatives, finds love and purpose while fighting for her survival as war envelops the world around her. Dir: Kevin Macdonald With: Saoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, George MacKay Action | Drama | Thriller | War 101 mins.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Set during World War II, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences. Dir: Mark Herman With: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend Drama | History | War 94 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.
Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. Dir: Michael Curtiz With: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid Drama | Romance | War 102 mins.