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.
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.
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.
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.
Joint production of USA and Japan showing the events that preceded the attack on Pearl Harbor on both sides of future conflict.
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.
In 17th century English navy blockade of Dutch coast was aiming to take over the merchant routes to New World. Dutch Admiral de Ruyter became their new commander of the fleet and prepared a reform to match the power of English.
August 1944, Allied forces are looking for a way of breaking out of Normandy. Intelligence receives information about German general, who will be travelling with vital maps near the front line. Five soldiers are dropped behind enemy lines to prepare an ambush.
Survivors from ship torpedoed by U-Boat end up on a single lifeboat together with a German sailor from that submarine. Now they have to find a way to survive in the middle of Atlantic.
Group of combat-weary US soldiers are left to guard long stretch of Siegfried Line. When it becomes obvious Germans are preparing for attack their only hope is to convince the enemy that they are facing large unit.
During Cold War, while NORAD is replacing crews of ICBM silos with computer terminals, high school student discovers something strange in the software that controls the computers in NORAD headquarters.
After successful mission on Navarone Miller and Mallory are sent with another mission that will require a lot of skill - they are ordered to find and kill German agent inside Yugoslavian partisans headquarters.
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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