Most Popular War Feature Films
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey Biography | Drama | History | War 139 mins.
Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan. Dir: Todd Phillips With: Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Steve Lantz Comedy | Crime | Drama | War 114 mins.
After a failed assassination attempt, a soldier finds himself stranded in the desert. Exposed to the elements, he must survive the dangers of the desert and battle the psychological and physical toll of the treacherous conditions. Dir: Fabio Guaglione, Fabio Resinaro With: Armie Hammer, Annabelle Wallis, Tom Cullen Thriller | War 106 mins.
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. Dir: Christopher Nolan With: Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Cillian Murphy Action | Drama | Thriller | War
The Zookeeper's Wife
The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion. Dir: Niki Caro With: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl Biography | Drama | History | War 127 mins.
In 1942, a Canadian intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war. Dir: Robert Zemeckis With: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris Action | Drama | Romance | Thriller | War 124 mins.
A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them. Dir: Lone Scherfig With: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy Comedy | Drama | Romance | War 117 mins.
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. Dir: Quentin Tarantino With: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth Adventure | Drama | War 153 mins.
Saving Private Ryan
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. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore Drama | War 169 mins.
During an attack on a U.S. compound in Libya, a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos. Dir: Michael Bay With: John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale Action | Drama | History | Thriller | War 144 mins.
Two American Soldiers are trapped by a lethal sniper, with only an unsteady wall between them. Dir: Doug Liman With: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena, Spencer Thomas Drama | Thriller | War 81 mins.
Full Metal Jacket
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio Drama | War 116 mins.
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. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall Drama | War 153 mins.
A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945. Dir: David Ayer With: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman Action | Drama | War 134 mins.
Set during the occupation of Iraq, a squad of U.S. soldiers try to protect a small village. Dir: Fernando Coimbra With: Henry Cavill, Nicholas Hoult, Glen Powell Drama | War
The Deer Hunter
An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania. Dir: Michael Cimino With: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale Drama | War 183 mins.
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan Biography | Drama | History | War 178 mins.
As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn Biography | Drama | History | War 150 mins.
The Imitation Game
During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians. Dir: Morten Tyldum With: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode Biography | Drama | Thriller | War 114 mins.
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world. Dir: Guillermo del Toro With: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López Drama | Fantasy | War 118 mins.
A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941. Dir: Michael Bay With: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett Action | Drama | History | Romance | War 183 mins.
Life Is Beautiful
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp. Dir: Roberto Benigni With: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini Comedy | Drama | War 116 mins.
USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage
During World War II, an American navy ship is sunk by a Japanese submarine leaving 300 crewmen stranded in shark infested waters. Dir: Mario Van Peebles With: Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane Action | Drama | History | Thriller | War 128 mins.
A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. Dir: Roman Polanski With: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay Biography | Drama | War 150 mins.
Baahubali: The Beginning
In ancient India, an adventurous and daring man becomes involved in a decades old feud between two warring people. Dir: S.S. Rajamouli With: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty Action | Adventure | Drama | Fantasy | War 159 mins.