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Blackadder Goes Forth (Series, 1989)

Blackadder Goes Forth

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

IMDb: 8.8 (38,042 votes)

Genre: Comedy, War

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

Directed by: N/A

World War II in Colour (Series, 2009–)

Netflix (Season: 1)

World War II in Colour

Recounts the events of world War II in color.

IMDb: 8.8 (1,306 votes)

Genre: Documentary, War

Starring: Robert Powell, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill

Directed by: N/A

Saving Private Ryan (Movie, 1998)

Amazon

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.

IMDb: 8.6 (993,821 votes)
Metascore: 90

Genre: Action, Drama, War

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Barry Pepper

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Life Is Beautiful (Movie, 1997)

Netflix

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.

IMDb: 8.6 (482,996 votes)
Metascore: 59

Genre: Comedy, Drama, War

Starring: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano

Directed by: Roberto Benigni

Battlefront (Series, 2001–)

Amazon (Season: 1)

Battlefront

The fiercest battles of WWII come to life as never seen before in this collection of one of the most powerful epics of history.

IMDb: 8.5 (34 votes)

Genre: Documentary, War

Starring: Michael Hanks

Directed by: N/A

The Waler: Australia's Great War Horse (Movie, 2015)

Netflix

The Waler: Australia's Great War Horse

Over 130,000 Australian horses served in the 1914 - 1918 war. None came home. This is their story.

IMDb: 8.5 (8 votes)

Genre: War

Starring: Michael Matthews, William McInnes

Directed by: Russell Vines

Paths of Glory (Movie, 1957)

Based on the 1935 novel of the same name, it tells the story of an ill-fated assault on German forces by French soldiers, and the grippling consequences those soldiers face when they refuse to follow through with it.

IMDb: 8.4 (136,824 votes)

Genre: Drama, War

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Mughal-E-Azam (Movie, 1960)

Netflix

Mughal-E-Azam

A 16th century prince falls in love with a court dancer and battles with his emperor father.

IMDb: 8.4 (4,783 votes)

Genre: Drama, Romance, War

Starring: Prithviraj Kapoor, Madhubala, Dilip Kumar, Durga Khote

Directed by: K. Asif

A Fighting Season (Movie, 2015)

Stan

A Fighting Season

On the brink of the 2007 U.S. troop surge, two Army Recruiters face the daunting pressures of recruitment while their own deployment is on the line. Sgt. Harris (Lew Temple) has been ...

IMDb: 8.4 (10 votes)

Genre: Drama, News, War

Starring: Clayne Crawford, Lew Temple, JB Majors, Jim Hechim

Directed by: Oden Roberts

Inglourious Basterds (Movie, 2009)

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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.

IMDb: 8.3 (1,003,991 votes)
Metascore: 69

Genre: Adventure, Drama, War

Starring: Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Eli Roth

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth

Full Metal Jacket (Movie, 1987)

Netflix

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.

IMDb: 8.3 (545,169 votes)
Metascore: 76

Genre: Drama, War

Starring: Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Zeitgeist: Addendum (Movie, 2008)

Netflix

Zeitgeist: Addendum

Zeitgeist Addendum, attempts to locate the root causes of this pervasive social corruption, while offering a solution. This solution is not based on politics, morality, laws, or any other "...

IMDb: 8.3 (16,363 votes)

Genre: Documentary, History, War

Starring: Jacque Fresco, Roxanne Meadows, John Perkins, George Carlin

Directed by: Peter Joseph

Virunga (Movie, 2014)

Netflix

Virunga

A group of brave individuals risk their lives to save the last of the world's mountain gorillas; in the midst of renewed civil war and a scramble for Congo's natural resources.

IMDb: 8.3 (7,971 votes)
Metascore: 95

Genre: Documentary, War

Starring: André Bauma, Emmanuel de Merode, Mélanie Gouby, Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo

Directed by: Orlando von Einsiedel

Pan's Labyrinth (Movie, 2006)

Netflix

In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.

IMDb: 8.2 (517,047 votes)
Metascore: 98

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú, Doug Jones

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Ran (Movie, 1985)

An elderly lord abdicates to his three sons, and the two corrupt ones turn against him.

IMDb: 8.2 (86,420 votes)
Metascore: 96

Genre: Action, Drama, War

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Silent Wings - The American Glider Pilots of WWII (Movie, 2007)

Amazon

Silent Wings - The American Glider Pilots of WWII

From the early race to build gliders to the D-Day invasion at Normandy and Nazi Germany's final surrender, "Silent Wings - The American Glider Pilots of WWII" narrated by Hal Holbrook, ...

IMDb: 8.2 (40 votes)

Genre: Documentary, History, War

Starring: Walter Cronkite, Hal Holbrook, Andrew Rooney

Directed by: Robert Child

The Coming Convergence (Movie, 2017)

Amazon

The Coming Convergence

Through newly discovered geological and statistical patterns, many believe it can be proven that the Tribulation is about to begin!

IMDb: 8.2 (6 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Drama, War

Starring: Ray Bentley, Allen Farmer, Douglas Hamp, Erin Hawkins

Directed by: Brent Miller Jr.

Platoon (Movie, 1986)

A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

IMDb: 8.1 (320,607 votes)
Metascore: 92

Genre: Drama, War

Starring: Tom Berenger, Keith David, Willem Dafoe, Forest Whitaker

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Hotel Rwanda (Movie, 2004)

The true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

IMDb: 8.1 (290,172 votes)
Metascore: 79

Genre: Drama, History, War

Starring: Xolani Mali, Don Cheadle, Desmond Dube, Hakeem Kae-Kazim

Directed by: Terry George

Tovarisch, I Am Not Dead (Movie, 2007)

Amazon

Tovarisch, I Am Not Dead

Garri Urban, survivor of Holocaust and Gulag and author of the autobiographical book of the same title, revisits the sites of his horrors and triumphs, 50 years later.

IMDb: 8.1 (76 votes)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, War

Starring: Anne Applebaum, Noka Kapranova, Garri Urban, Josephine Urban

Directed by: Stuart Urban

ANZAC Girls (Series, 2014)

Netflix (Season: 1)

ANZAC Girls

The true stories of extraordinary young women who witness the brutality and heroism of war and rise to meet the challenge.

IMDb: 8.0 (787 votes)

Genre: Action, Drama, War

Starring: Georgia Flood, Antonia Prebble, Laura Brent, Anna McGahan

Directed by: Ken Cameron, Ian Watson

The State Within (Series, 2006)

The State Within

After a plane explodes over Washington D.C. panic begins to envelop the British embassy, and its ambassador to the U.S. Mark Brydon finds himself caught up in a potentially damaging diplomatic incident.

IMDb: 7.9 (2,025 votes)

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War

Starring: Jason Isaacs, Ben Daniels, Eva Birthistle, Neil Pearson

Directed by: Michael Offer, Daniel Percival

World War I: American Legacy (Movie, 2006)

Amazon

World War I: American Legacy

THE GREAT WAR THAT CHANGED AMERICA World War 1 - American Legacy vividly shows many forgotten stories of the men and women who served in the Great War, reminding Americans of their impact ...

IMDb: 7.9 (22 votes)

Genre: History, War

Starring: David Carradine

Directed by: Mark Bussler

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Movie, 2008)

Netflix

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Set during WWII, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected conseq

IMDb: 7.8 (151,845 votes)
Metascore: 55

Genre: Drama, War

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Zac Mattoon O'Brien, Domonkos Németh, Henry Kingsmill

Directed by: Mark Herman

Black Book (Movie, 2006)

Netflix

Black Book

In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.

IMDb: 7.8 (64,665 votes)
Metascore: 71

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War

Starring: Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch, Thom Hoffman, Halina Reijn

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Beasts of No Nation (Movie, 2015)

Netflix

Beasts of No Nation

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country.

IMDb: 7.8 (54,415 votes)
Metascore: 79

Genre: Drama, War

Starring: Abraham Attah, Emmanuel Affadzi, Ricky Adelayitor, Andrew Adote

Directed by: Cary Joji Fukunaga

Welcome to Dongmakgol (Movie, 2005)

Netflix

Welcome to Dongmakgol

Soldiers from both sides of the Korean divide live among villagers who know nothing of the war.

IMDb: 7.8 (5,553 votes)

Genre: Comedy, Drama, War

Starring: Jae-yeong Jeong, Ha-kyun Shin, Hye-jeong Kang, Ha-ryong Lim

Directed by: Kwang-Hyun Park

Wings (Movie, 1927)

Amazon

Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I.

IMDb: 7.7 (8,909 votes)

Genre: Drama, Romance, War

Starring: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston

Directed by: William A. Wellman, Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast

Ode to My Father (Movie, 2014)

Netflix

Ode to My Father

Amid the time of Korean War, a young boy's vow to take care of his family marked the beginning of a lifelong promise spanning 60 years.

IMDb: 7.7 (2,117 votes)

Genre: Drama, Romance, War

Starring: Jung-min Hwang, Yunjin Kim, Dal-su Oh, Jin-young Jung

Directed by: JK Youn

Under Jakob's Ladder (Movie, 2011)

Amazon

Under Jakob's Ladder

Jakob, a former teacher who lost his job due to the new Communist system, can only stand by and watch as the world around him slowly disintegrates, and fear and suspicion rule the day. Like...

IMDb: 7.7 (23 votes)

Genre: Drama, War

Starring: Jeff Stewart, Christopher Elliott, Sal Rendino, Quentin McCuiston

Directed by: Mann Munoz