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.
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.
Polish forces attack the port city of Kolobrzeg, but it turns out Germans are well prepared for the defence with bunkers, tanks and artillery.
British forces invade Zululand in 1879 and advance towards Isandlwana, place of one of the biggest defeats of British in colonies.
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.
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.
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.
Unit of 71 student-soldiers, which was euphemism for group of teenagers with no military training, were put in strategic point to hold the North Korean offensive.
Peter and Laust, two brothers from small Danish village, join the army on the eve of Second Schleswig War, but it will take the personal matters to break them apart.
Young officer makes a decision to give up his military career for woman he loves, but this makes him lose everything he had - fiance, respect of his friends and family.
During the Second World War, special group must acquire the castle Schloss Adler, a fortress high in the Alps of southern Bavaria.
The film tells the story of the end of World War I in the company in the Hungarian town where the Pole kite with the Hungarian Benedek and Jewish tailor from Vienna, Haber plan to desertion. But before escape they’re planning to ridicule the hated commander. It is a cult Polish comedy with an excellent game actors, great music and lyrics that fall into the memory.
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.
Four Algerians join the Free French army, but while risking their lives in Italy and Southern France they learn the colonial soldiers are just used as cannon fodder.
Ja-in, great hunter and master of archery, has to face Chinese soldiers that kidnapped his sister.
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.
Yugoslavian partisans are preparing to attack the strategic bridge located high in the mountains. Reach it will be difficult, but blowing it up seems impossible.
In 1939, at the beginning of World War II, Polish garrison at Westerplatte defended heroically against the onslaught of the German land and naval forces for 7 days.
British unit on patrol through the Taliban territory in Afghanistan. The soldiers would more than happy to just return to base, but their commander is determined to fulfill the mission.
During Taiping Rebellion in 19th century three leaders of warband become blood brothers and swear to look for each other, but during the war their pact will be put to a deadly test.
Young yoga instruction, Alex, has to choose between being pacifist and joining the basic military training in order to find a home for his pregnant fiancee.
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.
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.
Spanish column of vehicles is ambushed in Iraq. Two soldiers, who survived the explosion have to find a safe place to hide.
Polish IFOR unit sets out to rescue soldiers from helicopter crashed in the mountains of former Yugoslavia, but end up fighting with local militia.
Soviet Union plans to spread communism throughout Europe beginning with Germany, but their army has to cross Poland first. What happens next is known as the Miracle at Vistula River.
In 1937, during the Nanking Massacre, American mortician is trapped in the city surrounded by Japanese army. Involuntary he becomes a guardian of group of teenage schoolgirls.
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.
Arn Magnusson, expelled from his homeland, joins the Templar knights to help protecting Jerusalem from Muslim army.
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.
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.
Two older Estonians get involved in helping wounded soldiers during War in Abkhazia, which will be a lesson of life for all of them.
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.
During Korean War platoon of British infantry gets trapped on a top of a hill surrounded by Chinese army. Their only option is to fight to the last man.
During Allied invasion of Sicily American unit arrives to a village of Valerno, where Italian captain doesn’t have problem with surrendering his forces, but he puts one condition...
Young Italian student joins the army. His naive look on war soon fades away when he clashes with the brutal reality of the war.
The film tells the story of the shares of German soldiers in the UK, the aim of which was to kidnap or eliminate Winston Churchill.
Lieutenant Choi Tae-in is given the task of reascuing missing platoon in area codenamed R-Point. When his men reach the R-Point strange things begin to happen.
Young Austrian Adolf Hitler turns his anger and humiliation from German capitulation during World War I into political power that will change the world.
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.
Six men that survived the ambush now try to find the refuge in isolated bunker. Inside they find two frightened soldiers and doors that lead to underground tunnels.
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.
Canadian sergeant diagnosed with shell shock has to rejoin active service to protect younger brother of the woman he loves.
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.
Soviet recon platoon pushes towards one of the ruined building near Stalingrad main square to setup observation point. When they reach the destination it turns out building is full of civilians.
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.
During civil war in Nigeria SEAL platoon is sent to infiltrate secluded area of the country to rescue a doctor, who is US citizen.
Three French soldiers find themselves stranded behind enemy lines when during German invasion their unit just disappeared.
Six men are cut off behind enemy lines in the middle of New Guinea jungle. With one of them wounded they have to find a way to return to their unit surrounded by Japanese.
During World War I British platoon discovers abandoned German trenches, but what awaits them there is far worst than enemy soldiers.
Group of deserters are trying to reach the Swiss border to avoid being executed. On the way they stumble upon American officers, who are trying to steal V-2 rocket from Germans.
In the dawn of World War 2 Polish outpost called Westerplatte is preparing to hold German attack for few hours before they will be reinforced, but the commander of Westerplatte has no doubts that in case of war there will be no reinforcements.
Stranded in the woods ballet dancer Nina Ivanova is found the partisans. Despite the initial mistrust the unit commander falls in love with her.
The film tells the story of the Alamo fort defending against the overwhelming forces of Mexicans.
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.
American brigade consisting of black soldiers is given chance to enter the active service, but their first assignment could be their last.
North Koreans invade United States. In small town somewhere in Washington state group of teenagers become guerilla fighters and harass the invaders.
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.
Cast of Hollywood blockbuster is stranded in the jungle - instead of filming Vietnam War memoirs they begin to recreate them...
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.
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.
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.
Inglorious Basterds operate behind German lines and do what they can to put fear into the Nazi hearts.