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1. Apocalypse Now (1979)

R | 153 min | Drama, War

8.5
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90 Metascore

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.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 484,572 | Gross: $78.80M

2. Warrior (2011)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Drama, Sport

8.2
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71 Metascore

The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother.

Director: Gavin O'Connor | Stars: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison

Votes: 359,710 | Gross: $13.65M

3. Downfall (2004)

R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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82 Metascore

Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Votes: 267,792 | Gross: $5.50M

4. The Thin Red Line (1998)

R | 170 min | Drama, War

7.6
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78 Metascore

Adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Elias Koteas

Votes: 146,933 | Gross: $36.39M

5. 2 Guns (2013)

R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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55 Metascore

Two hardened criminals get into trouble with the US border patrol after meeting with a Mexican drug lord, and then revelations start to unfold.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, Bill Paxton

Votes: 166,994 | Gross: $75.57M

6. Short Term 12 (2013)

R | 96 min | Drama

8.0
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82 Metascore

A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton | Stars: Brie Larson, Frantz Turner, John Gallagher Jr., Kaitlyn Dever

Votes: 63,178 | Gross: $1.01M

7. Redemption (I) (2013)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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43 Metascore

Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity -- transforming into an avenging angel in the process.

Director: Steven Knight | Stars: Jason Statham, Agata Buzek, Vicky McClure, Benedict Wong

Votes: 55,700 | Gross: $0.03M

8. In the Valley of Elah (2007)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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65 Metascore

A retired military investigator works with a police detective to uncover the truth behind his son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.

Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Jonathan Tucker, Jason Patric

Votes: 62,416 | Gross: $6.78M

9. From Here to Eternity (1953)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.7
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In Hawaii in 1941, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second-in-command are falling in love.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed

Votes: 35,965

10. Catch-22 (1970)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
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A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel

Votes: 18,133

11. Lionheart (1990)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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An Ex-French Solider begins participating in underground street fights in order to make money for his brother's family.

Director: Sheldon Lettich | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard, Lisa Pelikan

Votes: 26,642 | Gross: $24.08M

12. Be Somebody (2016)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Pop superstar Jordan Jaye has a big dream - he just wants to live like a regular teenager. When he's chased down by some excited female fans, he finds a perfect hideout and a reluctant new ... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Caldwell | Stars: Matthew Espinosa, Sarah Jeffery, Allison Paige, Tava Smiley

Votes: 1,550

13. Stop-Loss (2008)

R | 112 min | Drama, War

6.5
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61 Metascore

A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.

Director: Kimberly Peirce | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Abbie Cornish, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rob Brown

Votes: 18,293 | Gross: $10.91M

14. Tigerland (2000)

R | 101 min | Drama, War

7.0
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55 Metascore

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.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis, Clifton Collins Jr., Tom Guiry

Votes: 34,414 | Gross: $0.14M

15. The Rose (1979)

R | 125 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.9
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67 Metascore

The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager.

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Frederic Forrest, Harry Dean Stanton

Votes: 6,559 | Gross: $29.20M

16. AWOL (2016)

85 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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A young woman Joey is in search of direction in her small town. A visit to an army recruiting office appears to provide a path, but when she meets and falls in love with Rayna that path diverges in ways that neither woman anticipates.

Director: Deb Shoval | Stars: Lola Kirke, Breeda Wool, Dale Soules, Bill Sage

Votes: 264

17. Survival of the Dead (2009)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

4.9
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43 Metascore

On an island off the coast of North America, local residents simultaneously fight a zombie epidemic while hoping for a cure to return their un-dead relatives back to their human state.

Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Alan Van Sprang, Kenneth Welsh, Kathleen Munroe, Joshua Peace

Votes: 18,162 | Gross: $0.10M

18. Miracle at St. Anna (2008)

R | 160 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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37 Metascore

Set in 1944 Italy, the story of four black American soldiers who get trapped in a Tuscan village during WWII.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Derek Luke, Michael Ealy, Laz Alonso, Omar Benson Miller

Votes: 16,147 | Gross: $7.92M

19. Europa (1991)

R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Just after W.W.II, an American takes a railway job in Germany, but finds his position politically sensitive with various people trying to use him.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Jean-Marc Barr, Udo Kier, Ernst-Hugo Järegård

Votes: 16,689 | Gross: $1.01M

20. Java Heat (2013)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.2
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35 Metascore

A Muslim detective teams with an American posing as a graduate student to find the man behind a series of deadly terrorist bombings in Indonesia.

Director: Conor Allyn | Stars: Kellan Lutz, Verdi Solaiman, Mickey Rourke, Ario Bayu

Votes: 4,272

21. Lakshya (2004)

186 min | War, Drama, Romance

7.9
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An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.

Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Om Puri

Votes: 14,552 | Gross: $0.75M

22. Days of Glory (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

7.1
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82 Metascore

During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.

Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Samy Naceri, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Jamel Debbouze

Votes: 12,558 | Gross: $0.32M

23. The Triple Echo (1972)

R | 90 min | Drama, War

7.3
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Deserting soldier dresses as a woman to escape detection; liking the female role he goes to a dance with another soldier and is exposed.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed, Brian Deacon, Anthony May

Votes: 553

24. The Waterdance (1992)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehabilitation centre with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies' man, and ... See full summary »

Directors: Neal Jimenez, Michael Steinberg | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Helen Hunt, Wesley Snipes, William Allen Young

Votes: 2,353 | Gross: $1.72M

25. Come See the Paradise (1990)

R | 138 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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The passionate romance between an Irish-American man and a Japanese-American woman is threatened when the Pearl Harbor attacks happen and the woman is forced into a prison camp because of her ethnicity.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Tamlyn Tomita, Sab Shimono, Shizuko Hoshi

Votes: 2,181 | Gross: $0.85M

26. We're Not Married! (1952)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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In separate stories, five wedded couples learn that they are not legally married.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe, Victor Moore, Fred Allen

Votes: 1,435

27. Solar Crisis (1990)

PG-13 | 112 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.8
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A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts must go to the Sun to drop a talking bomb (Freddy) at the right time so the flare will point somewhere else. Giant IXL Corp CEO ... See full summary »

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Tim Matheson, Charlton Heston, Peter Boyle, Annabel Schofield

Votes: 1,448

28. Blue State (2007)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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BLUE STATE is a romantic comedy about a disgruntled Democrat who actually follows through on a drunken campaign promise to move to Canada if George "Dubya" Bush gets re-elected.

Director: Marshall Lewy | Stars: Breckin Meyer, Anna Paquin, Joyce Krenz, Richard Blackburn

Votes: 2,031

29. Kasarmin tytär (1954)

77 min | Comedy, Romance

4.3
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Director: Aarne Laine | Stars: Elina Pohjanpää, Rauha Rentola, Elsa Turakainen, Tauno Palo

Votes: 32

30. Covert One: The Hades Factor (2006– )

160 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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While in a retrieve operation of a virus in Berlin, the Covert One agent Rachel Russell is double-crossed by two dirty agents; she kills them and escapes, trying to find a hiding place and ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Dorff, Mira Sorvino, Blair Underwood, Sophia Myles

Votes: 1,435

31. Rebel (1985)

R | 89 min | Drama

4.6
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This drama is set in World War II Australia, where an American Marine, Rebel is recuperating from wounds suffered in battle. He is weary of war and is intent on going AWOL and escaping from... See full summary »

Director: Michael Jenkins | Stars: Matt Dillon, Debra Byrne, Bryan Brown, Bill Hunter

Votes: 299

32. The McConnell Story (1955)

106 min | Drama, War

6.4
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Mac's plans to settle down and raise a family are upset by the Korean War. He goes as a fighter pilot and returns a hero, the first triple ace of the war. His neighbors have built a home ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Alan Ladd, June Allyson, James Whitmore, Frank Faylen

Votes: 366

33. Girlhood (2003)

82 min | Documentary, Crime

7.3
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69 Metascore

Documentary chronicling America's justice system. Follows two female inmates - victims of horrific violence and tragedy - who are serving time in a Maryland juvenile detention center.

Director: Liz Garbus

Votes: 499 | Gross: $0.06M

34. South Sea Woman (1953)

Approved | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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AWOL marine Sgt. Jim O'Hearn is court-martialed for a variety of offenses that carry 143 years in the stockade or the death penalty but refuses to aid in his own defense.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Chuck Connors, Arthur Shields

Votes: 471

35. This Above All (1942)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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Although she comes from an aristocratic family, beautiful Prudence Cathaway defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Tyrone Power, Joan Fontaine, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 750

36. After the Rain (1999)

103 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Steph, an Afrikaner, struggles with his past and heritage in the new South Africa. When his girlfriend befriends a black South African man called Vusisizwe trouble brews.

Director: Ross Kettle | Stars: Paul Bettany, Louise Lombard, Ariyon Bakare, Hakeem Kae-Kazim

Votes: 173

37. Three Blind Mice (2008)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Three young Navy officers hit Sydney for one last night on land before being shipped over to the Gulf to fight. Sam has been mistreated at sea and is going AWOL, Dean has a fiancée and the ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Newton | Stars: Ewen Leslie, Toby Schmitz, Matthew Newton, Tina Bursill

Votes: 338

38. Ha-Trempist (1972)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.1
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Incited by a disillusioned young man who has decided to flee from civilization, a group of 4 people go searching for freedom and happiness on an isolated island . When their boat goes ... See full summary »

Director: Amos Sefer | Stars: Asher Tzarfati, Shmuel Wolf, Lily Avidan, Tzila Karney

Votes: 482

39. The Monocled Mutineer (1986– )

310 min | Drama, History, War

8.4
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Stars: Paul McGann, Bill Fellows, Matthew Marsh, Anthony Calf

Votes: 222

40. Waterloo Road (1945)

76 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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A drama set during WWII. A tale of adultery & desertion.

Director: Sidney Gilliat | Stars: John Mills, Stewart Granger, Alastair Sim, Joy Shelton

Votes: 370

41. Warriors (1994)

R | 101 min | Action, Drama

4.4
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A government-trained killing machine must turn his lethal skills against his top-secret squad's AWOL leader

Director: Shimon Dotan | Stars: Gary Busey, Michael Paré, Wendii Fulford, Catherine MacKenzie

Votes: 484

42. AWOL (2010)

14 min | Short, Drama

6.5
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Days before her deployment to Afghanistan, Joey, 19, comes home to rural Pennsylvania for Christmas, with big dreams of running away to Canada.

Director: Deb Shoval | Stars: Roy Brown, Kayla Dempsey, Darrell Larson, Ruthie O'Dell

Votes: 25

43. Ride in a Pink Car (1974)

PG | 83 min | Drama

5.6
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A man, thought to be dead, returns to his hometown in Florida. He finds his wife re-married and the town now ruled by corrupt forces.

Director: Robert J. Emery | Stars: William Kerwin, Erni Benet, John Carroll, Glenn Corbett

Votes: 60

44. Call Me Mister (1951)

96 min | Musical

5.9
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A G.I. in occupied Japan tries to re-woo his old love, who's putting on a show for the troops.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Danny Thomas, Dale Robertson

Votes: 160

45. Ha ett underbart liv (1992)

89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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Per is doing his military service when he finds out that his girlfriend back home in Stockholm is having an affair. He goes AWOL and tries to find a way back home. On the way he meets Hanna... See full summary »

Director: Ulf Malmros | Stars: Per Löfberg, Lina Perned, Kjell Bergqvist, Johan Humlesjö

Votes: 476

46. Sky Devils (1932)

Passed | 90 min | Action, Comedy, War

5.8
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Wilkie and Mitchell, trying to desert their draft into the army, stow away on a ship which takes them into the war zone. While AWOL, the rivals for Mary's affections accidently destroy an ... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Spencer Tracy, William 'Stage' Boyd, George Cooper, Ann Dvorak

Votes: 50

47. Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.7
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Psychological drama about a convalescing Vietnam War army captain who goes AWOL but cannot re-connect with his past.

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Martin Landau, Jane Alexander, Brock Peters, Martin Sheen

Votes: 122

48. A.W.O.L. (1972)

82 min | Crime, Drama

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In Sweden, young US soldier, Willy, goes a.w.o.l and teams up with other deserters in Stockholm. There, he meets leftist radical beauty, Inga, who tries to seduce him into joining her extremist group's cause.

Director: Herb Freed | Stars: Russ Thacker, Isabella Kaliff, Glynn Turman, Lenny Baker

49. The Ritchie Boys (2004)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

7.7
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76 Metascore

During WWII, the U.S. formed an elite intelligence unit -- mostly German Jewish academics -- at Camp Ritchie, Maryland. Tasked with devising ways to break the morale of the SS, these men ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Bauer | Stars: Michael Hanrahan, Werner Angress, Victor Brombert, Marlene Dietrich

Votes: 208

50. The Duke of West Point (1938)

96 min | Drama

6.9
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An arrogant Cambridge student emigrates to America and enrolls at the West Point.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Louis Hayward, Joan Fontaine, Tom Brown, Richard Carlson

Votes: 100