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1. The Pacific (2010– )

TV-MA | 530 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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The Pacific Theatre of World War 2, as seen through the eyes of several young Marines.

Stars: James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello, Jon Seda, Sebastian Bertoli

Votes: 75,238

2. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Unrated | 89 min | Animation, Drama, War

8.5
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A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

Director: Isao Takahata | Stars: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi, Yoshiko Shinohara

Votes: 156,146

3. Come and See (1985)

Not Rated | 142 min | Drama, War

8.3
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After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II.

Director: Elem Klimov | Stars: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Laucevicius, Vladas Bagdonas

Votes: 30,607

4. Gallipoli (1981)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.5
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65 Metascore

Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr, Harold Hopkins

Votes: 31,267

5. Mic Macs à Tire-Larigot (2009)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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62 Metascore

A man and his friends come up with an intricate and original plan to destroy two big weapons manufacturers.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Dany Boon, André Dussollier, Nicolas Marié, Yolande Moreau

Votes: 25,731 | Gross: $1.26M

6. Breaker Morant (1980)

PG | 107 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown

Votes: 10,534

7. Attack Force Z (1981)

84 min | Action, Drama, History

5.6
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A group of Australian commandos launch a secret mission against Japanese forces in World War II.

Director: Tim Burstall | Stars: John Phillip Law, Mel Gibson, Sam Neill, Chris Haywood

Votes: 1,758

8. Joy Division (2006)

105 min | Drama, War

6.3
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A teenage orphan fights against the Red Army at the end of WWII and in the aftermath is 'adopted' by a Commissar. Years later he is sent to London during the Cold war to work for the KGB, where he questions his life.

Director: Reg Traviss | Stars: Ed Stoppard, Tom Schilling, Bernadette Heerwagen, Bernard Hill

Votes: 797

9. Hadashi no Gen (1983)

83 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.1
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A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a disturbing story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people.

Director: Mori Masaki | Stars: Issei Miyazaki, Catherine Battistone, Yoshie Shimamura, Iona Morris

Votes: 5,645

10. The Eagle and the Hawk (1933)

73 min | War, Action, Drama

7.2
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The pilots of a Royal Air Force squadron in World War I face not only physical but mental dangers in their struggle to survive while fighting the enemy.

Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Fredric March, Cary Grant, Jack Oakie, Carole Lombard

Votes: 586

11. Taif Al-Madina (2000)

105 min | Drama, Romance, War

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Director: Jean Khalil Chamoun | Stars: Majdi Machmouchi, Christine Choueiri, Ammar Chalak, Ahmed Azzein

Votes: 36

12. La guerre sans nom (1992)

240 min | Documentary

7.9
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Documentary on the French-Algerian conflict 1954-1962 which was never officially called a "war", including interviews with some of the survivors.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Patrick Rotman, Bertrand Tavernier

Votes: 47

13. Wszystko, co najwazniejsze... (1992)

98 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.9
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When the war breaks out, renowned Polish-Jewish poet Aleksander Wat leaves Nazi-occupied Warsaw with his wife Ola and their son. In Lviv, however, they are arrested by the Russians and separated. Ola and her son are sent to Siberia.

Director: Robert Glinski | Stars: Ewa Skibinska, Krzysztof Globisz, Adam Siemion, Grazyna Barszczewska

Votes: 44

14. Crónicas de una generación trágica (1993– )

60 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.9
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Stars: Gerardo Calero, Saskia Lockhardt, Luis Fernando Montoya, Andrés Navia

Votes: 23

15. Aftermath: The Remnants of War (2001)

74 min | Documentary, War

8.6
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This overview of the horrors of 20th century war reminds us that war does not end when peace treaties are signed and the soldiers have gone home.

Director: Daniel Sekulich | Star: John Jarvis

Votes: 50

16. Art of War (2007 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, War

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How World War I influenced artists.

Director: Richard Pawelko | Star: John Morgan

17. Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest (2011)

6 min | Animation, Short

6.6
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This acclaimed animation short depicts the miraculous escape of Jewish girl Ingrid Pitt at age 8 from a concentration camp, in a cross-generational collaboration between Oscar-nominee Bill Plympton & 10-yr-old 1st-time animator Perry Chen.

Director: Kevin Sean Michaels | Star: Ingrid Pitt

Votes: 8

18. Witness to Hiroshima (2008 Video)

16 min | Short

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In WITNESS TO HIROSHIMA, Japanese citizen Keiji Tsuchiya, using 12 watercolors he painted in 2001, recounts his experiences in Hiroshima as a 17-year-old soldier, hours after the Atom Bomb ... See full summary »

Director: Kathy Sloane

19. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: ...Nor the Battle to the Strong (1996)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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Jake, reporting from the front lines, sees what war truly is.

Director: Kim Friedman | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 663

20. The War (2007– )
Episode: Pride of Our Nation: June 1944 - August 1944 (2007)

TV-14 | 137 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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On June 6, 1944, D-Day, 1.5 million Allied troops take part in the greatest invasion in history, but then bog down in the Norman hedgerows for weeks. Saipan proves the costliest Pacific ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick | Stars: Keith David, Quentin Aanenson, Joseph Vaghi, Paul Fussell

Votes: 79

21. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Siege of AR-558 (1998)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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Capt. Sisko and his away team volunteer to stay with a besieged unit at an isolated outpost.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 787