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1. Megan Leavey (2017)

PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.1
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66 Metascore

Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq.

Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite | Stars: Kate Mara, Ramon Rodriguez, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford

Votes: 6,808 | Gross: $12.71M

2. Black Hawk Down (2001)

R | 144 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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74 Metascore

160 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.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana

Votes: 313,275 | Gross: $108.64M

3. Fury (2014)

R | 134 min | Action, Drama, War

7.6
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64 Metascore

A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña

Votes: 340,980 | Gross: $85.82M

4. We Were Soldiers (2002)

R | 138 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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65 Metascore

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.

Director: Randall Wallace | Stars: Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott

Votes: 111,473 | Gross: $78.12M

5. 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: 148,653 | Gross: $36.40M

6. Invaders from Mars (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Sci-Fi

6.5
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A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt, Leif Erickson

Votes: 5,754

7. Midway (1976)

PG | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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A dramatization of the battle that was widely heralded as a turning point of the Pacific Theatre of World War II.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn, Glenn Ford

Votes: 14,524

8. Fear and Desire (1953)

Not Rated | 62 min | Drama, Thriller, War

5.6
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Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp, Paul Mazursky, Stephen Coit

Votes: 6,175

9. Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)

Approved | 100 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A dramatization of the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: John Wayne, John Agar, Adele Mara, Forrest Tucker

Votes: 7,873

10. To Hell and Back (1955)

Approved | 106 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.4
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The true WWII story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history. Based on the autobiography of Audie Murphy who stars as himself in the film.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake, Jack Kelly

Votes: 4,020

11. Never So Few (1959)

Approved | 125 min | Drama, War

5.9
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During WW2, the American O.S.S. mounts covert operations against the Japanese army in the jungles of Burma.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lawford, Steve McQueen

Votes: 2,406

12. 9th Company (2005)

R | 139 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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Young Soviet Army recruits are stuck in the bloody war in Afghanistan, that was started by politicians.

Director: Fedor Bondarchuk | Stars: Artur Smolyaninov, Aleksey Chadov, Konstantin Kryukov, Ivan Kokorin

Votes: 17,431

13. Halls of Montezuma (1951)

Approved | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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A company of Marines races against the clock to find a Japanese rocket base.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner, Robert Wagner

Votes: 2,144

14. Fortress of War (2010)

138 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Soviet troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days.

Director: Aleksandr Kott | Stars: Aleksey Kopashov, Andrey Merzlikin, Pavel Derevyanko, Aleksandr Korshunov

Votes: 7,100

15. The True Glory (1945)

87 min | Documentary, War

7.2
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A documentary account of the allied invasion of Europe during World War II compiled from the footage shot by nearly 1400 cameramen. It opens as the assembled allied forces plan and train ... See full summary »

Directors: Garson Kanin, Carol Reed | Stars: Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard Fallon, Robert Harris, Sam Levene

Votes: 310

16. Thomas l'imposteur (1965)

94 min | Drama

6.9
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In the First World War, when Paris is expected to fall to the Germans, the attractive widow, Princesse de Bormes, organises a convoy of cars to evacuate the wounded from the front, and ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Jean Servais, Fabrice Rouleau, Sophie Darès

Votes: 178

17. Stalingradskaya bitva I (1949)

81 min | War, Drama

6.2
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Director: Vladimir Petrov | Stars: Aleksey Alekseev, Aleksandr Antonov, Mikhail Astangov, Nikolay Cherkasov

Votes: 89

18. Kreuzer Emden (1932)

85 min | Drama, War

7.0
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Story of the Kreuzer (cruiser) Emden and his men during WWI, garnished with a love Story, rivalry and heroism.

Director: Louis Ralph | Stars: Louis Ralph, Renée Stobrawa, Hans Schlenck, Toni Forster-Larrinaga

Votes: 16

19. Russkiy spetsnaz (2003)

95 min | Action

4.6
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Russia. Year 2003. 300-years anniversary of St. Petersburg with world-wide celebrations, including visits of various countries leaders. Far in the Afgan mountains a big group of terrorists,... See full summary »

Director: Stas Mareev | Stars: Andrey Fedortsov, Igor Lifanov, Vladimir Litvinov, Vadim Lobanov

Votes: 23

20. Ryadovoy Aleksandr Matrosov (1948)

Drama, War

5.4
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Director: Leonid Lukov | Stars: Anatoliy Ignatyev, Pyotr Konstantinov, Konstantin Sorokin, Shamsi Kiyamov

Votes: 14

21. Strelyayuschiye gory (2011– )

187 min | War

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Stars: Atsamaz Baikulov, Dmitriy Belotzerkovskiy, Timur Efremenkov, Soslan Fidarov

22. Days and Nights (1945)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, War

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Director: Aleksandr Stolper | Stars: Vladimir Solovyov, Daniil Sagal, Yuri Lyubimov, Anna Lisyanskaya

23. Busses Roar (1942)

Approved | 58 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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A saboteur tries to place a bomb on a bus.

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Richard Travis, Julie Bishop, Charles Drake, Eleanor Parker

Votes: 80