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Best war films guide

War films show the picture of the war from different angles, but always based on a stories of people put in extreme conditions. War draws the worst of people, but also the best to surface - the decisions that are made during the war are always difficult and in those conditions people show who they really are and what they stand for. In a way war films show the truth about us - only in extreme conditions we can say who we are, and there is no more extreme conditions than during the war.

In our war films guide you will find war films from around the world, those that are considered all-time classics, as well as those you have never heard of from the countries you never realized were making war films.


best war films

Best war films

Based on out reviews we have prepared the best war films ranking. Of course the ranking is the effect of our personal preferences and could be different from yours.


Band of Brothers 2001

Band of Brothers 2001 war film

True story of American paratroopers from Easy Company 101st Airborne Division and their fate during World War 2 in Europe - from D-Day to the crossing of Rhine they got through the toughest battles of 1944 and 1945.

Saving Private Ryan 1998

Saving Private Ryan 1998 war film

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

Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970 war film

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

Sink the Bismarck! 1960

Sink the Bismarck! 1960 war film

Das Boot 1981

Das Boot 1981 war film

Enemy at the Gates 2001

Enemy at the Gates 2001 war film

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 Königiem. It is very realistic, well-realized film.

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Recently reviewed war movies

Karbala 2015

Karbala 2015 war film

Polish soldiers in Iraq are assigned to simple task of guarding city hall, but situation quickly escalates into siege. With limited supplies they have to face a large mob attacking the building using heavy weaponry.

Saints and Soldiers 2003

Saints and Soldiers 2003 war film

Four survivors from Malmedy massacre find themselves trapped behind enemy lines with one rifle and three bullets. They stumble upon British pilot, who is determined to return to Allied lines to pass on the vital informations about German offensive.

Shaka Zulu 1986

Shaka Zulu 1986 war film

British colonists in South Africa are alerted by growing military might of Zulu king Shaka, who might expand his empire towards their cities. Expedition of ivory merchant reaches the kingdom to learn the truth behind legend of Shaka.

Sometimes in April 2005

Sometimes in April 2005 war film

When civil war in Rwanda have begun Augustin Muganza was a soldier of army, but what happened during the 3 months of 1994 changed his life completely.

Chittagong 2012

Chittagong 2012 war film

On Good Friday 1930 the tension between locals and British forces in Chittagong reached the zenith and group of teenage independence fighters attacked the armoury in the city. In their hearts for a short time they managed not to be the part of British Empire.

Lenin: The Train 1988

Lenin: The Train 1988 war film

In 1917 Germany was in dire situation - fighting on two fronts of World War I while the food supplies were running out. The generals were desperate to find a solution, and they did, but unusual one.

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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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