Most Popular War TV Series


1. Vikings (2013– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, History

8.7
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The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history - a man on the edge of myth.

Stars: Gustaf Skarsgård, Katheryn Winnick, Alexander Ludwig, Travis Fimmel

Votes: 249,306

2. TURN: Washington's Spies (2014– )

60 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Follows Long Island farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America's fight for ... See full summary »

Stars: Jamie Bell, Heather Lind, Samuel Roukin, Daniel Henshall

Votes: 14,689

3. The Last Ship (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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The crew of a naval destroyer is forced to confront the reality of a new existence when a pandemic kills off most of the earth's population.

Stars: Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin, Charles Parnell, Travis Van Winkle

Votes: 42,782

4. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.4
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

Votes: 40,758

5. The Tudors (2007–2010)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII.

Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Anthony Brophy, James Frain

Votes: 55,183

6. Six (2017– )

60 min | Action, Drama, History

7.3
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Navy SEAL Team Six attempt to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan when they discover an American citizen working with the enemy.

Stars: Barry Sloane, Kyle Schmid, Juan Pablo Raba, Edwin Hodge

Votes: 4,697

7. Rome (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Drama, History

8.8
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A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

Votes: 124,002

8. Foyle's War (2002–2015)

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Later series sees the retired detective working as an MI5 agent operating in the aftermath of the war.

Stars: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howell, Ellie Haddington

Votes: 9,990

9. Hogan's Heroes (1965–1971)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, War

7.9
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The inmates of a German World War II prisoner of war camp conduct an espionage and sabotage campaign right under the noses of their warders.

Stars: Bob Crane, Werner Klemperer, John Banner, Robert Clary

Votes: 6,443

10. Army Wives (2007–2013)

60 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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Four women and one man share the common bond of loving someone in the U.S. Army.

Stars: Brian McNamara, Wendy Davis, Catherine Bell, Sterling K. Brown

Votes: 5,643

11. Five Came Back (2017– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.6
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The wartime contributions of five prominent Hollywood film directors during World War II are profiled.

Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, Guillermo del Toro, Paul Greengrass, Lawrence Kasdan

Votes: 1,376

12. Home Fires (2015– )

45 min | Drama, War

8.2
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A drama following a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community during World War II.

Stars: Clare Calbraith, Brian Fletcher, Samantha Bond, Ruth Gemmell

Votes: 1,781

13. The Unit (2006–2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.

Stars: Dennis Haysbert, Regina Taylor, Audrey Marie Anderson, Robert Patrick

Votes: 17,447

14. 'Allo 'Allo! (1982–1992)

45 min | Comedy, War

8.3
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In WW2 France, Rene Artois runs a small café where Resistance fighters, Gestapo men, German Army officers and escaped Allied POWs interact daily, ignorant of one another's true identity or presence, exasperating Rene.

Stars: Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner

Votes: 20,128

15. Muhtesem Yüzyil (2011–2014)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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From 1520, follows Suleiman the Magnificent and his relatives from his great conquests to the "Battle of Szigeth".

Stars: Halit Ergenç, Selen Ozturk, Meryem Uzerli, Gürbey Ileri

Votes: 11,457

16. Kurt Seyit ve Sura (2014)

46 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.4
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The love story of Kurt Seyit, an army major, and Sura, a Russian woman.

Stars: Kivanç Tatlitug, Farah Zeynep Abdullah, Caglar Ertugrul, Demet Özdemir

Votes: 1,642

17. Dirilis: Ertugrul (2014– )

120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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Heroic story of Ertugrul Ghazi, the father of Osman (Uthman) who founded the Ottoman State.

Stars: Engin Altan Düzyatan, Hülya Darcan, Esra Bilgic, Cengiz Coskun

Votes: 12,666

18. Manhattan (2014–2015)

TV-14 | 55 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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In 1943, in Los Alamos, New Mexico, a team of government scientists is working on the top secret Manhattan Project in a race to produce an atomic bomb before the Nazis. Meanwhile, their families adjust to a life on the military base.

Stars: Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Chernus, Christopher Denham, Katja Herbers

Votes: 6,603

19. X Company (2015– )

44 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Set in the thrilling and dangerous world of WWII, follows the stories of five highly skilled young recruits, torn from their ordinary lives to train as agents in an ultra-secret facility.

Stars: Evelyne Brochu, Jack Laskey, Warren Brown, Torben Liebrecht

Votes: 1,938

20. Black Sheep Squadron (1976–1978)

60 min | Action, War, Adventure

7.7
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The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron.

Stars: Robert Conrad, Simon Oakland, Dana Elcar, Dirk Blocker

Votes: 1,652

21. Our Girl (2014– )

60 min | Drama, War

8.0
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The series follows Molly on her first deployment as a serving army medic against the backdrop of the British Army's withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Stars: Ben Aldridge, Sean Ward, Simon Lennon, Lawrence Walker

Votes: 1,963

22. Tour of Duty (1987–1990)

45 min | Action, Drama, War

8.4
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The trials of a U.S. Army platoon serving in the field during the Vietnam War.

Stars: Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Tony Becker, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

Votes: 3,105

23. Bomb Girls (2012– )

60 min | Drama, War

7.9
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A drama about World War II women at work in a munitions factory.

Stars: Meg Tilly, Jodi Balfour, Charlotte Hegele, Ali Liebert

Votes: 3,411

24. Vikings: Athelstan's Journal (2015– )

4 min | Action, Drama, History

8.2
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Viking culture is seen from a first-hand experience through Athelstan's perspective. Athelstan reflects his inner thoughts on the ways of the Northmen including all their customs, values, ... See full summary »

Stars: George Blagden, Travis Fimmel, Jennie Jacques, John Kavanagh

Votes: 493

25. Combat! (1962–1967)

60 min | Action, Drama, War

8.5
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Combat!, a one-hour WWII drama series on television, followed a frontline American infantry squad as they battled their way across Europe. With mud-splattered realism, the show offered ... See full summary »

Stars: Vic Morrow, Rick Jason, Pierre Jalbert, Jack Hogan

Votes: 1,754

26. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG-13 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses and directors make guest appearances.

Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

Votes: 3,901

27. China Beach (1988–1991)

120 min | Drama, War

8.2
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The trials of a weary nurse, her friends and colleagues in a Vietnam War field hospital.

Stars: Billy Tim, Dana Delany, Michael Boatman, Robert Picardo

Votes: 2,050

28. The Long Road Home (2017– )

Drama, War | Active

American forces occupying Iraq are ambushed in a Baghdad neighborhood.

Stars: Franklin Silverio, Joey Luthman, Devonne Palmer, Charlie Parrish

29. Troy: Fall of a City (2017– )

Action, History, War | Active

An 8 part TV series commissioned by the BBC to retell the story of the 10 year old siege of Troy, which occurred in the 12 or 13th century BC.

Stars: Louis Hunter, Christiaan Schoombie, Garth Breytenbach, David Gyasi

30. Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964–1969)

30 min | Comedy, War

7.1
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The misadventures of a bumbling Marine named Gomer Pyle.

Stars: Jim Nabors, Frank Sutton, Ronnie Schell, Roy Stuart

Votes: 1,926

31. Ultimate Force (2002–2006)

74 min | Action, War

7.7
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This action adventure series follows the exploits of Sergeant Henno Garvie and his colleagues who make up Red Troop, a crack SAS team. Stopping the release of a lethal anthrax mutation, ... See full summary »

Stars: Ross Kemp, Miles Anderson, Christopher Fox, Danny Sapani

Votes: 1,580

32. A Family at War (1970–1972)

60 min | Drama, War

8.1
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How the events of WW 2 affected various members of a lower middle class family in Liverpool, the emphasis being on life on the home front.

Stars: Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn, Lesley Nunnerley, Coral Atkins

Votes: 192

33. Dad's Army (1968–1977)

30 min | Comedy, War

8.1
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During WW2, in a fictional British seaside town, a ragtag group of Home Guard local defense volunteers prepare for an imminent German invasion.

Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 4,185

34. Blackadder Goes Forth (1989)

TV-PG | 175 min | Comedy, War

8.8
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Stuck in the middle of World War I, Captain Edmund Blackadder does his best to escape the banality of the war.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Votes: 36,811

35. The Rat Patrol (1966–1968)

30 min | Action, Drama, Adventure

7.6
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The World War II North African missions of an Allied commando patrol squad of the Long Range Desert Group.

Stars: Christopher George, Gary Raymond, Eric Braeden, Lawrence P. Casey

Votes: 976

36. Combat Hospital (2011– )

42 min | Drama, War

7.5
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Portrays doctors and nurses from Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and other allied countries saving lives and limbs in a war zone military hospital modeled on a real facility in Afghanistan.

Stars: Elias Koteas, Michelle Borth, Luke Mably, Terry Chen

Votes: 1,927

37. McHale's Navy (1962–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, War

7.5
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The misadventures of a misfit PT Boat crew during World War II.

Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Joe Flynn, Tim Conway, Carl Ballantine

Votes: 1,723

38. Bluestone 42 (2013– )

30 min | Comedy, War

8.0
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The lives of a group of soldiers serving in a bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan

Stars: Tony Gardner, Scott Hoatson, Jamie Quinn, Stephen Wight

Votes: 1,778

39. Tomorrow, When the War Began (2016– )

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.2
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A group of teenagers return from a camping trip to find themselves in the middle of an unexpected war. Among only a few Australians still free, they must learn to defend themselves against the hostile invaders.

Stars: Narek Arman, Fantine Banulski, Andrew Creer, Madeleine Clunies-Ross

Votes: 442

40. Vatanim Sensin (2016– )

Drama, Romance, War

8.1
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Azize finds herself with her 3 children and mother-in-law in a difficult fight. She raises her children while fighting the difficulties of the war period and her husband's absence whom she ... See full summary »

Stars: Halit Ergenç, Bergüzar Korel, Onur Saylak, Senan Kara

Votes: 1,524

41. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)

30 min | Comedy, War

7.1
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The comic adventures of a group of misfits who form an extremely bad concert party touring the hot and steamy jungles of Burma entertaining the troops during World War II.

Stars: Windsor Davies, Melvyn Hayes, Donald Hewlett, Don Estelle

Votes: 834

42. Soz (2017– )

Action, Drama, War

7.6
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Add a Plot

Stars: Tolga Saritas, Aybüke Pusat, Serhat Mustafa Kiliç, Nihat Altinkaya

Votes: 208

43. Over There (2005)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, War

7.9
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A dramatized take on war in Iraq.

Stars: Josh Henderson, Luke Macfarlane, Erik Palladino, Keith Robinson

Votes: 3,985

44. 12 O'Clock High (1964–1967)

60 min | Drama, War

8.3
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This series chronicles the adventures--in the air and on the ground--of the men of the 918th Bombardment Group of the U.S. Eighth Air Force. First commanded by irascible General Frank ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Overton, Paul Burke, Chris Robinson, Robert Lansing

Votes: 699

45. Secret Army (1977–1979)

50 min | Drama, War

8.7
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In this series, inspired by real events during World War II, the kind, intelligent and worrisome Albert Foiret runs both a café, which is the only notable public house in a small Belgian ... See full summary »

Stars: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond

Votes: 840

46. Rough Riders (1997– )

240 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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Undersecretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt resigns to form a volunteer militia unit called "The Rough Riders" to fight in the Spanish American War.

Stars: Tom Berenger, Sam Elliott, Gary Busey, Brad Johnson

Votes: 1,534

47. Homefront (1991–1993)

60 min | Drama, History, Romance

9.0
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World War II is over and the boys from the town of River Run, Ohio, are coming home. It seems that life is slowly back to normal, but war has changed everything and they will never be the same again.

Stars: Kyle Chandler, Sammi Davis, Ken Jenkins, Mimi Kennedy

Votes: 887

48. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 201

49. The West (1996– )

537 min | Documentary, History, War

8.4
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Stephen Ives' "The West" is a PBS 4-Video Series co-produced by Ken Burns: - "Death Runs Riot" 85 min. - "Fight No More Forever" 85 min. - "Ghost Dance" 58 min. - "The People" 82 min.

Stars: Peter Coyote, N. Scott Momaday, Murphy Guyer, John Trudell

Votes: 910

50. Nazi Mega Weapons (2013– )

Documentary, History, War

7.9
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An examination of Nazi Germany's various military engineering projects during World War II.

Stars: Julian Forsyth, Robert Meller, Oliver Fritz, Ash Holmes

Votes: 298