Most Popular War Feature Films
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey Drama | History | War 139 mins.
In 1942, a Canadian intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war. Dir: Robert Zemeckis With: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris Action | Drama | Romance | Thriller | War 124 mins.
In November 1939, Georg Elser's attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler fails, and he is arrested. During his confinement, he recalls the events leading up to his plot and his reasons for deciding to take such drastic action. Dir: Oliver Hirschbiegel With: Christian Friedel, Katharina Schüttler, Burghart Klaußner Biography | Drama | War 114 mins.
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. Dir: Christopher Nolan With: Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance Action | Drama | Thriller | War
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions. Dir: Ang Lee With: Joe Alwyn, Garrett Hedlund, Arturo Castro Drama | War 113 mins.
Based on 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: Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Steve Lantz Comedy | Crime | Drama | War 114 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.
During an attack on 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 | History | Thriller | War 144 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 Drama | War 169 mins.
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir 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 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.
Land of Mine
A young group of German POWs are made the enemy of a nation, where they are now forced to dig up 2 million land-mines with their bare hands. Dir: Martin Zandvliet With: Roland Møller, Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman Drama | History | War 100 mins.
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.
Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler. Dir: Sean Ellis With: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Brian Caspe Biography | History | Thriller | War 120 mins.
The Last Samurai
An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle. Dir: Edward Zwick With: Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Billy Connolly Action | Drama | History | War 154 mins.
A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945. Dir: David Ayer With: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman Action | Drama | War 134 mins.
Free State of Jones
A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters, runaway slaves, and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government. Dir: Gary Ross With: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali Action | Biography | Drama | History | War 139 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.
Set in 1930s Ukraine, as Stalin advances the ambitions of communists in the Kremlin, young artist Yuri battles to save his lover Natalka from the Holodomor, the death-by-starvation program that ultimately killed millions of Ukrainians. Dir: George Mendeluk With: Max Irons, Samantha Barks, Terence Stamp Drama | Romance | War 103 mins.
An American sharpshooter is trapped in a standoff with an Iraqi sniper. Dir: Doug Liman With: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena, Spencer Thomas Drama | Thriller | War 81 mins.
The Ghazi Attack
A Pakistani submarine vanishes under mysterious circumstances. Dir: Sankalp Reddy With: Rana Daggubati, Kay Kay Menon, Atul Kulkarni Drama | History | Thriller | War 116 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.
In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. Dir: Michael Curtiz With: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid Drama | Romance | War 102 mins.
USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage
During World War II, an American navy ship is sunk by a Japanese submarine leaving 300 crewmen stranded in shark infested waters. Dir: Mario Van Peebles With: Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane Action | History | War 128 mins.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
A journalist recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan. Dir: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa With: Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman Biography | Comedy | Drama | War 112 mins.