War films

War films are not always showing the war per se - often the main theme is the influence of the conflict on lives of people involved, but also their families and friends. War is seldom a local thing - the trauma, the pain, the death they put their mark on people from around the world.



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American war films

Saving Private Ryan 1998 war film

Saving Private Ryan 1998

During the Allied landing in Normandy in June 1944 small group of soldiers is chosen to find the last of four Ryan brothers and bring him safely home.

Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970 war film

Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970

Joint production of USA and Japan showing the events that preceded the attack on Pearl Harbor on both sides of future conflict.

Enemy at the Gates 2001 war film

Enemy at the Gates 2001

The film tells the story of the Battle of Stalingrad in 1942. The main theme, in addition to scenes of fighting, a great duel between the Russian sniper Vasily Zaytsev and Major Erwin German KŲnigiem. It is very realistic, well-realized film.

Fury 2014 war film

Fury 2014

Veteran crew of M4 Sherman, nicknamed Fury, has to face the Nazi defence with completely green new member - young clerk with no experience whatsoever. It will be test for all of them.

Midway 1976 war film

Midway 1976

In 1942 the clash between Imperial Navy and US Navy was about to decide the fate of whole war of Pacific - both sides have a lot to gain and a lot to lose.

Gladiator 2000 war film

Gladiator 2000

Based partly on the true events, fate of the Roman general Maximus, whose streak of victories was interrupted by the political intrigue, in which Maximus loses his family and becomes a gladiator.

Action in the North Atlantic 1943 war film

Action in the North Atlantic 1943

After their tanker was sunked on Atlantic by German U-Boat, crew members take part in another risky journey - large Allied convoy to Soviet Union aboard brand new Liberty class ship.

Windtalkers 2002 war film

Windtalkers 2002

True story of American Navajo Indians, who played important part in Pacific campaign of coded communication between units - their unique language was perfect way to encode messages.

Men of the Fighting Lady 1954 war film

Men of the Fighting Lady 1954

Pilots operating from USS Oriskany aircraft carrier take more and more risk with every mission, but even they have their psychological limits.

Sahara 1943 war film

Sahara 1943

Crew of American M3 Lee tank is stuck in the oasis in the middle of Sahara, while whole German battalion is on the way desperate for water.

The Horse Soldiers 1959 war film

The Horse Soldiers 1959

Cavalry Colonel John Marlowe, former railway engineer, is given orders to attack a target behind the enemy lines - railway junction at Newton Town, strategic point for Confederates.

Ice Station Zebra 1968 war film

Ice Station Zebra 1968

During the Cold War the American submarine was sent with a mission to the North Pole. It is very good thriller with many twists and surprising ending.

First Blood 1982 war film

First Blood 1982

Vietnam War veteran finds it hard to adapt to life back in US. Mistreatment by local police triggers his POW camp past and he flees into the woods, where he is one dangerous beast.

The Dirty Dozen 1967 war film

The Dirty Dozen 1967

American soldiers convicted of serious crimes are given chance to avoid spending their lives in prison if they take part in suicidal mission behind enemy lines.

A Midnight Clear 1992 war film

A Midnight Clear 1992

Adaptation of William Wharton novel - platoon of American soldiers are sent to secluded area in days before Battle of the Bulge, but what they find there is far from what they expected.

The Hunt for Red October 1990 war film

The Hunt for Red October 1990

The film is set during the Cold War. With the Soviet military base flows submarine "Red October", the ship captain wants to convey to Americans and ask for political asylum. But the Russians are shipped in pursuit of his ship the entire fleet of the Atlantic.

Where Eagles Dare 1968 war film

Where Eagles Dare 1968

During the Second World War, special group must acquire the castle Schloss Adler, a fortress high in the Alps of southern Bavaria.

The Monuments Men 2014 war film

The Monuments Men 2014

Small unit of experts is formed in 1943 to preserve what is left of the great works of art around the Europe. Convincing president Roosevelt was easy, now they have to convince the frontline officers.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 war film

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002

The balance of power in Middle-Earth has changed when Saruman has moved his orcs army towards Rohan. The kingdom is unable to face them without help...

Charlie Wilsonís War 2007 war film

Charlie Wilsonís War 2007

Texas representative Charlie Wilson gets involved in supporting mujahideen warriors fighting Soviet Union in their homeland, Afghanistan.

Courage Under Fire 1996 war film

Courage Under Fire 1996

Gulf War veteran, tormented by his experiences, is chosen to conduct an investigation in case of death of Captain Walden, Medevac helicopter pilot, who is considered to be the first woman to receive Medal of Honor.

Unbroken 2014 war film

Unbroken 2014

Louie Zamperini was a noted athlete, who even took part in Olympic Games of 1936, but World War 2 changed his life completely - stuck in the middle of the ocean he ended up in Japanese POW camp.

Dr. Strangelove 1964 war film

Dr. Strangelove 1964

Strategic bombers receive orders to perform Wing Attack Plan R, which means nuclear attack on targets deep inside Soviet Union. This is not an exercise, nor a mistake, but this does not mean that United States are in war with Soviets.

Troy 2004 war film

Troy 2004

The events that lead to most famous war in Greek mythology - the Trojan War. Queen Helena of Sparta leaves his husband and escapes to Troy.

Below 2002 war film

Below 2002

American submarine picks up three survivors from British hospital ship torpedoed in the middle of North Atlantic. This triggers series of strange events.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 war film

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003

The final clash between good and evil is about to begin - Sauron sends his army to crush Gondor and Gandalf has to act quick to find the way to stop him.

What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? 1966 war film

What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? 1966

During Allied invasion of Sicily American unit arrives to a village of Valerno, where Italian captain doesnít have problem with surrendering his forces, but he puts one condition...

Bat 21 1988 war film

Bat 21 1988

The film is about the struggle for survival in Vietnam Lieutenant Colonel Hambleton (Gene Hackman) who is an expert in the field of electronic warfare but the first time he found himself in the middle of the hell of war.

Jarhead 2005 war film

Jarhead 2005

US Marines prepare for the Operation Desert Storm, but still there are no orders to attack, so they have to find the way to deal with their worst enemy - boredom.

Sands of Iwo Jima 1949 war film

Sands of Iwo Jima 1949

Sergeant Stryker leads his Marines platoon with iron hand, for which his men frankly hate him, but during the battles he is a leader they need.

Attila 2001 war film

Attila 2001

Young Attila learns how to fight and how to lead his people. He will make use of that knowledge when he become the most powerful king of Europe.

Jet Pilot 1957 war film

Jet Pilot 1957

Soviet pilot defects to United States on board of a jet warplane, but when it turns out the pilot is in fact an attractive woman the story starts to be baffling for Americans.

The Last Samurai 2003 war film

The Last Samurai 2003

Captain Algren, veteran of American Indian Wars, is given chance of new start - he is offered a job in Japan as instructor on modern warfare.

Destroyer 1943 war film

Destroyer 1943

Old navy veteran, now foreman in shipyard building destroyers, returns to active service during World War 2.

Three Kings 1999 war film

Three Kings 1999

Soon after Gulf War a map hidden in strange place leads four American soldiers to a bunker full of gold. Grabbing it is easy, the hard part is to return...

Fail-Safe 1964 war film

Fail-Safe 1964

American early warning system detects Soviet attack and gives order for bombers to prepare the counter-strike. Unfortunately something goes wrong.

Flying Tigers 1942 war film

Flying Tigers 1942

For American pilots in China World War 2 started earlier - as volunteers they joined the Flying Tigers squadrons to fight the Japanese air force.

Hartís War 2002 war film

Hartís War 2002

The film is about the judicial process in a POW camp during World War II. Preserver is recently arrived William Hurt, who is embroiled in a difficult game.

Decision Before Dawn 1951 war film

Decision Before Dawn 1951

German prisoners of war put in front of moral dilemma at the end of World War 2 - join the American intelligence and work for the enemy or risk being killed by Nazi fanatics in POW camp.

Take the High Ground! 1953 war film

Take the High Ground! 1953

Two drill sergeants try to prepare their soldiers for everything enemy will throw at them at the battlefield, but their approaches to the same goal are completely different.

36 Hours 1965 war film

36 Hours 1965

High rank American officer is abducted by German agents, who are determined to learn the details of upcoming D-Day operation. But what they have prepared for him is not typical interrogation.

The African Queen 1951 war film

The African Queen 1951

In Africa during World War I Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn are fighting with Germany and with themselves also.

Tigerland 2000 war film

Tigerland 2000

In 1971 new recruits arrive to a training camp in Louisians just before being sent to active service in Vietnam, but the atmosphere among the rectuits is far from patriotic eagerness.

Tears of the Sun 2003 war film

Tears of the Sun 2003

During civil war in Nigeria SEAL platoon is sent to infiltrate secluded area of the country to rescue a doctor, who is US citizen.

Attack on the Iron Coast 1968 war film

Attack on the Iron Coast 1968

Canadian major tries to get over the trauma of his men being killed in disastrous landing operation. He comes up with a daring plan to strike on the French coast.

Behind Enemy Lines 2001 war film

Behind Enemy Lines 2001

American plane is shot down over Yugoslavia during the war. Pilot is killed by Serbian soldiers, while navigator has to survive in area filled with enemies.

John Rambo 2008 war film

John Rambo 2008

Former special forces ace John Rambo again has to return from retirement to rescue young people trapped in the politically unstable Burma.

Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines 2014 war film

Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines 2014

During operation in Africa SEAL team has to deal with something they did not planned - rescue mission is turning into chase after Middle East terrorists.

Rambo: First Blood Part II 1985 war film

Rambo: First Blood Part II 1985

Former commandos John Rambo is given the chance to be pardoned and at the same time rescue American soldiers still kept in the POW camps in Southeast Asia.

On the Beach 1959 war film

On the Beach 1959

The film tells the story of atomic holocaust Earth and the last months of his life in Australia, which arrives later than radioactive cloud.

Empire of the Sun 1987 war film

Empire of the Sun 1987

British teenager is separated from his parents while Japanese intern foreigners living in Shanghai.

Company of Heroes 2013 war film

Company of Heroes 2013

Squad of American soldiers is cut off behind enemy lines, where they find evidence that Germans are close to building super-bombs that could change the balance of whole war.

Days of Glory 1944 war film

Days of Glory 1944

Stranded in the woods ballet dancer Nina Ivanova is found the partisans. Despite the initial mistrust the unit commander falls in love with her.

Uncommon Valor 1983 war film

Uncommon Valor 1983

Disgruntled father, tired of waiting for the government to bring back his son kept as prisoner in Vietnam, sets out to deal with it himself.

The Alamo 1960 war film

The Alamo 1960

The film tells the story of the Alamo fort defending against the overwhelming forces of Mexicans.

Crash Dive 1997 war film

Crash Dive 1997

Terrorists from former Yugoslavia trick the captain of submarine to let them on board. After taking over the sub they threaten to launch nuclear missiles on Washington.

Torpedo Run 1958 war film

Torpedo Run 1958

American submarine commander Barney Doyle has to make a decision if it is worth to attack Japanese carrier and risk killing his own family or let the enemy just leave.

In Harmís Way 1965 war film

In Harmís Way 1965

During Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Captain Torrey lost heavy cruiser due to his irresponsible decision. Months later he is given a second chance.

Stealth 2005 war film

Stealth 2005

New US Navy weapon - an unmanned jet fighter - proves to be very valuable during the combat, but there are two sides to every coin.

Pearl Harbor 2001 war film

Pearl Harbor 2001

Love story set at the beginning of World War 2 - two American pilots fall in love with the same nurse, but Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor puts their problem in different perspective.

G.I. Jane 1997 war film

G.I. Jane 1997

Jordan OíNeil could be a first woman to finish the toughest training for special forces, but behind the scenes politicians try to make use of her success or failure.

300: Rise of an Empire 2014 war film

300: Rise of an Empire 2014

Sequel to famous 300, this time presenting events that took place earlier and during the battle of Thermopylae on the other front of Persian invasion.

Aerial Gunner 1943 war film

Aerial Gunner 1943

Policeman Davis joins the United States Air Force, but when he signs up for course for bomber crews. Unfortunately he knows the instructor...

Starship Troopers 1997 war film

Starship Troopers 1997

Space marines set out on retaliation mission to enemy planet filled with insect-like creatures. The live coverage of the mission soon proves to be a fatal mistake.

In The Army Now 1994 war film

In The Army Now 1994

After losing their jobs two not very bright Americans decide to join the army reserve. What sounded like a perfect plan to earn some easy money turned out have a small flaw when war breaks out in Africa.

Alexander the Great 1956 war film

Alexander the Great 1956

Alexander, king of Macedonians, sets out to reach the goals his father could not meet - to unite the Greek cities and to bring down their enemy, Persia.

Black Brigade 1970 war film

Black Brigade 1970

American brigade consisting of black soldiers is given chance to enter the active service, but their first assignment could be their last.

Rambo III 1988 war film

Rambo III 1988

Former commandos wants to leave the past behind, but when his mentor and former commander is captured by Soviets, Rambo sets out for Afghanistan to rescue him.

Tropic Thunder 2008 war film

Tropic Thunder 2008

Cast of Hollywood blockbuster is stranded in the jungle - instead of filming Vietnam War memoirs they begin to recreate them...

Second in Command 2006 war film

Second in Command 2006

Civil war in Moldavia leaves 50 Americans trapped in the embassy building. The president of the country seeks refuge inside, which puts everyone in danger.

Red Dawn 2012 2012 war film

Red Dawn 2012 2012

North Koreans invade United States. In small town somewhere in Washington state group of teenagers become guerilla fighters and harass the invaders.

Battleship 2012 war film

Battleship 2012

During naval exercise near Hawaii alien objects land in the ocean and step by step it escalates to a full scale war.

Sniper 2 2002 war film

Sniper 2 2002

Former Marines sniper Thomas Beckett is approached by CIA to be part of ther operation in Serbia - they are trying to kill general responsible for war crimes during Yugoslav Wars.

Sniper 3 2004 war film

Sniper 3 2004

Ex-Marines sniper is sent to Vietnam as part of covert operation to kill high level terrorist. On arrival he discovers he knows his target and it is man, who saved his life in the past.

Behind Enemy Lines 2: Axis of Evil 2006 war film

Behind Enemy Lines 2: Axis of Evil 2006

Convinced that North Korea has nuclear weapons able to attack targets in continental US Pentagon sends squad of Navy SEALs to find and destroy the rockets.

1941 1979 war film

1941 1979

December 13, 1941, one week after the attack on Pearl Harbor Japanese submarine surfaces near the coast of California and causes havoc among the American forces in the area.

Inglourious Basterds 2009 war film

Inglourious Basterds 2009

Inglorious Basterds operate behind German lines and do what they can to put fear into the Nazi hearts.

U-571 2000 war film

U-571 2000

During the Second World War on the Atlantic has been damaged German submarine (U-571) and Americans wanting to take advantage of the situation, they send their disguised as a German submarine to win the Enigma machine, which is the secret of success in Germany.

Aces: Iron Eagle III 1992 war film

Aces: Iron Eagle III 1992

Chappy Sinclair is forced to return from his retirement to avenge death of his old friend, who got involved against his will in drug smuggling.



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