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1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

R | 169 min | Drama, War

8.6
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90 Metascore

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.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Votes: 945,594 | Gross: $216.12M

2. The Aviator (2004)

PG-13 | 170 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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77 Metascore

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly

Votes: 277,832 | Gross: $102.61M

3. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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55 Metascore

A bored married couple is surprised to learn that they are both assassins hired by competing agencies to kill each other.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Adam Brody, Vince Vaughn

Votes: 368,871 | Gross: $186.34M

4. G.I. Jane (1997)

R | 125 min | Action, Drama, War

5.9
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62 Metascore

A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Anne Bancroft, Jason Beghe

Votes: 62,861 | Gross: $48.15M

5. Thirteen Days (2000)

PG-13 | 145 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.3
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67 Metascore

A dramatization of the Kennedy administration's struggle to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Shawn Driscoll, Drake Cook

Votes: 46,891 | Gross: $34.57M

6. Behind Enemy Lines (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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49 Metascore

A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him.

Director: John Moore | Stars: Gene Hackman, Owen Wilson, Gabriel Macht, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 89,511 | Gross: $59.07M

7. Bandits (2001)

PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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60 Metascore

Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Troy Garity

Votes: 58,507 | Gross: $41.52M

8. In Harm's Way (1965)

Approved | 165 min | Drama, War

7.3
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A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon

Votes: 6,537

9. Cross of Iron (1977)

R | 119 min | Drama, War

7.5
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A German commander places a squad in extreme danger after its Sergeant refuses to lie for him.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason, David Warner

Votes: 21,325

10. Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)

M/PG | 116 min | Adventure, Romance, War

7.0
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Nun Sara is on the run in Mexico and is saved from cowboys by Hogan, who is preparing for a future mission to capture a French fort. The pair become good friends, but Sara never does tell him the true reason behind her being outlawed.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Manolo Fábregas, Alberto Morin

Votes: 18,191

11. A Midnight Clear (1992)

R | 108 min | Drama, War

7.2
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This WW2 psychological drama plays out at Christmas. US GIs hold an isolated cabin in the Ardennes against a handful of Germans cut off from their main force. Combat-weary and short of rations, both sides are determined to survive.

Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Peter Berg, Kevin Dillon, Arye Gross, Ethan Hawke

Votes: 7,274 | Gross: $1.53M

12. Bat*21 (1988)

R | 105 min | Drama, War

6.4
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During the Vietnam War, Colonel Hambleton's aircraft is shot down over enemy territory and a frantic rescue operation ensues.

Director: Peter Markle | Stars: Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, Jerry Reed, David Marshall Grant

Votes: 6,557 | Gross: $3.97M

13. Triple Cross (1966)

PG | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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Loosely based on a true story, Christopher Plummer plays British bank robber Eddie Chapman who finds himself caught between the warring parties in WW2, the British and the Germans. working ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Romy Schneider, Trevor Howard, Gert Fröbe

Votes: 1,577

14. Destination Tokyo (1943)

Approved | 135 min | Adventure, History, War

7.2
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In order to provide information for the first air raid over Tokyo, a U.S. submarine sneaks into Tokyo Bay and places a spy team ashore.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Cary Grant, John Garfield, Alan Hale, John Ridgely

Votes: 3,718

15. Aces High (1976)

PG | 114 min | Action, Drama, War

6.6
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In WW1 the high casualty rate among the rookie pilots of the Royal Flying Corps puts an enormous strain on the survivors.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Christopher Plummer, Simon Ward, Peter Firth

Votes: 1,862

16. Fiend Without a Face (1958)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Invisible atomic monsters attack a U.S. Armed Forces base and the local residents.

Director: Arthur Crabtree | Stars: Marshall Thompson, Terry Kilburn, Kynaston Reeves, Kim Parker

Votes: 2,698

17. Anzio (1968)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, History, War

6.0
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One of WWII's bloodiest battles as the Allies smash through the German lines which have enclosed the Anzio beachhead. Four months and 30,000 casualties before the Allies finally march to Rome.

Directors: Edward Dmytryk, Duilio Coletti | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Peter Falk, Robert Ryan, Earl Holliman

Votes: 2,424

18. Resistance (2003)

R | 92 min | Drama

5.4
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On 16 January 1944, a reconnaissance pilot survives a plane crash in Delahaut in the Nazi occupied Belgium. The boy Jean Benoit finds the wounded pilot and brings him to the house of Claire... See full summary »

Director: Todd Komarnicki | Stars: Bill Paxton, Julia Ormond, Philippe Volter, Sandrine Bonnaire

Votes: 512

19. Merrill's Marauders (1962)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, War, Drama

6.7
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During WW2, a 3000-strong American unit, known as Merrill's Marauders, battles the Japanese forces in Burma.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Ty Hardin, Peter Brown, Andrew Duggan

Votes: 1,610

20. Saving Private Perez (2011)

PG-13 | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western

6.0
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56 Metascore

A Mexican crime lord is forced by his mother to plan a suicidal rescue mission to find his lost brother in the most unexpected place on Earth...

Director: Beto Gómez | Stars: Miguel Rodarte, Jesús Ochoa, Joaquín Cosio, Gerardo Taracena

Votes: 1,629 | Gross: $1.39M

21. Between Heaven and Hell (1956)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, War

6.6
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The spoiled rich son of a wealthy Southerner is changed by his experiences in the Pacific during World War II.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Robert Wagner, Terry Moore, Broderick Crawford, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 870

22. Ambush (1999)

123 min | War, Drama

6.8
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Set during the World War 2. In the summer of 1941 the Finnish army crosses the border of Russia. A platoon led by Lt. Eero Perkola goes through the wilderness around the Lieksa lake to ... See full summary »

Director: Olli Saarela | Stars: Peter Franzén, Irina Björklund, Kari Heiskanen, Taisto Reimaluoto

Votes: 3,728

23. The Star (2002)

97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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During WW2 the Russian Army sent a special group named "Zvezda" to fight the Nazis in their backyard.

Director: Nikolay Lebedev | Stars: Igor Petrenko, Artyom Semakin, Aleksey Panin, Aleksey Kravchenko

Votes: 1,822

24. Timesplitters: Future Perfect (2005 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.9
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Sergeant Cortez is on a mission back in time to save all of humanity...if time doesn't end up killing him first. Sent to undo the TimeSplitter threat before the threat manifests in the ... See full summary »

Directors: David Doak, Stephen Ellis | Stars: Tom Clarke Hill, Sarah Mennell, Wayne Forester, Les Spink

Votes: 569

25. D-Day 6.6.1944 (2004 TV Movie)

120 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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Dramatised documentary, based on the experiences of the soldiers who invaded France in the D-Day Normandy Landings on 6 June 1944 which were instrumental in ending World War II.

Directors: Richard Dale, Kim Bour, Pamela Gordon, Sally Weale | Stars: Ian Holm, André Heintz, Raimund Steiner, Eddie McCann

Votes: 264

26. Sabre Jet (1953)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, War

5.2
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The story of jet pilots flying over Korea by day, from their Itazuke Air Base in Japan, and of their wives, on station with them, who have dinner ready when they return. Jane Carter (Coleen... See full summary »

Director: Louis King | Stars: Robert Stack, Coleen Gray, Richard Arlen, Julie Bishop

Votes: 97

27. Ski Troop Attack (1960)

63 min | Action, War

2.6
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An American patrol has to cross behind enemy lines by skis in order to blow up an important railroad bridge. The task is made harder by conflicts between the platoon's veteran sergeant and ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Michael Forest, Frank Wolff, Wally Campo, Richard Sinatra

Votes: 339

28. Blue Drop: Tenshi tachi no gikyoku (2007– )

TV-14 | Animation, Fantasy, Mystery

7.3
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Stars: Akiko Yajima, Miyuki Sawashiro, Satsuki Yukino, Akeno Watanabe

Votes: 93

29. Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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The story of Francis Gary Powers, a U-2 pilot for the CIA who was shot down in his spy plane over Russia, captured and imprisoned.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Lee Majors, Noah Beery Jr., Nehemiah Persoff, Brooke Bundy

Votes: 95

30. Saint-Ex (1996)

PG | 82 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

5.4
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Poetic biography of author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

Director: Anand Tucker | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Miranda Richardson, Janet McTeer, Ken Stott

Votes: 135

31. Road to Moloch (2009)

15 min | Short, Horror, War

7.1
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While on a mission to locate three missing soldiers, a team of reconnaissance marines encounter a blood-spattered Iraqi stumbling through the desert. After following the distraught man into... See full summary »

Director: Robert Glickert | Stars: Erik Fellows, Westley Thornton, Manny Montana, Iyad Hajjaj

Votes: 89

32. Radar Patrol vs. Spy King (1949)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.7
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The war lords of a potential enemy of the US has the spy ring, led by John Baroda, the Spy King and his aide Nitra, sabotaging the plans for a vast defense system of radar stations along ... See full summary »

Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Kirk Alyn, Jean Dean, Anthony Warde, George J. Lewis

Votes: 159

33. Blood and Steel (1959)

Approved | 63 min | Drama, War

3.8
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Native girl helps US Seabees free her villagers from Japanese troops.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: John Lupton, James Edwards, Brett Halsey, John Brinkley

Votes: 56

34. Simoun (2006– )

25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.4
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Stars: Michiru Aizawa, Ai Hayasaka, Michiko Hosokoshi, Eri Kitamura

Votes: 88

35. Protivostoyanie (2006)

147 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.0
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Moldavia, 1944. An elite squad of Red Army scouts is sent to stop an equally elite squad of Germans soldiers committing war crimes behind Soviet lines.

Directors: Vitaliy Vorobyov, Lyubov Sviridova | Stars: Kirill Pletnyov, Tatyana Arntgolts, Yan Tsapnik, Aleksey Ilin

Votes: 22

36. Going Commando (2011)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

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It's last orders in the bar and our 5 heroes form a battle plan to win the hearts of the girls at the table opposite. Watch them all going over the top in this comedy-war drama.

Director: Mike D'Rews | Stars: Michael J. Ansley, Stephen Brocklehurst, Ursula Campbell, Nancy Cunningham

37. On the Brink: Doomsday (1997 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, War

6.9
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The A-Bomb, the H-Bomb, Cold War, Kennedy, Khrushchev, Yeltsin, Reagan...Who said that the world was a safe place?

Director: Gary Parker | Stars: Ed Green, Peter Roman, R. Cargill Hall, Vassily Reshetnikov

Votes: 17

38. Pod livnem pul (2006– )

168 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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Crimea, Ukraine, ca 1942. WWII. An elite squad of "razvedchiks" - army scouts - is sent deep behind German lines on a series of dangerous, but vital, reconnaissance missions for the Red Army.

Stars: Tatyana Arntgolts, Aleksey Ilin, Ivan Mokhovikov, Kirill Pletnyov

Votes: 26

39. Shadow Killers

Action, Thriller | Announced

The leader of a covert military unit turns against his own men to save an American college girl after her plane goes down in the jungles of Nicaragua.

Star: Pamela Noble

40. Spymaster (2004– )

50 min | Reality-TV

7.5
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Stars: Liam Baines, Jonathan Kennedy, Julie Chammings, Barry Viney

Votes: 11

41. Die U-2-Affäre (1970 TV Movie)

90 min

8.1
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Director: Rudolf Nussgruber | Stars: Michael Degen, Claudia Wedekind, Dieter Eppler, Herbert Tiede

Votes: 12

42. Pekka ja Pätkä Suezilla (1958)

74 min | Comedy

5.4
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Director: Armand Lohikoski | Stars: Esa Pakarinen, Masa Niemi, Siiri Angerkoski, Assi Nortia

Votes: 265

43. Fighting the War (1916)

23 min | Documentary, Short, War

6.4
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A documentary showing numerous scenes of combat on the Western Front during the First World War.

Director: Donald C. Thompson

Votes: 25

44. History's Raiders: Desert Raiders (2001 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary, History, War

8.7
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Tells the story of World War II British special forces units whose lightly armed jeeps penetrated deep behind enemy lines conducting reconnaissance and sabotage missions

Director: Jonathan Martin

Votes: 6

45. Recon: A Filmmaker's Quest (2012)

110 min | Adventure

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An independent filmmaker, journeys to 12 countries across 4 continents. With a digital camera and his passion; He wrote the most amazing script and he has the vision: Let the planet and ... See full summary »

Director: Mattia Ballerini | Stars: Stevie Guttman, Johnny Acero, Bobby Smith, Sarah Biasini

46. Sofya Grushko (1972)

96 min | Drama, War

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Director: Viktor Ivchenko | Stars: Ninel Myshkova, Stepan Oleksenko, Orysya Burda, Elena Aminova

47. Ya-11-17 (1970– )

179 min | War

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Stars: Boris Bystrov, Pavel Makhotin, Serafim Zaytsev, Vitaliy Balagurov

48. Ya: granitsa (1973 TV Movie)

76 min | Adventure, Drama

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Director: Ravshan Turabekov | Stars: Juozas Urmanavicius, Pyotr Glavchev, Asli Burkhanov, Ato Mukhamedzhanov

49. Zdes prokhodit granitsa (1971– )

191 min | Adventure

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Stars: Yuri Dedovich, Ivan Savkin, Tulkun Tadzhiyev, Nina Zabrodina

50. Nova (1974– )
Episode: 3D Spies of WWII (2012)

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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The story of British aerial military photographic reconnaissance and analysis using stereoscopic viewing techniques during World War II.

Director: Tim Dunn | Stars: Craig Sechler, John S. Blyth, Mike Mockford, Dino A. Brugioni

Votes: 53