Ambush is the oldest strategy to weaken the enemy - especially when he has the advantage. Well performed ambush not only helps to trap enemy, but also to undermine his morale.
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.
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.
Soviet unit in Afghanistan is given a simple task of taking over one of many hills down the vital road, but soon they discover that the reality of the Soviet-Afghan War makes every task much harder than can be expected.
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.
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.
Soviets start the World War III and invade United States. American defence falls apart, but unlikely heroes arise in Colorado to face the invaders - group of teenagers avoid being captured and start to fight back the guerilla way.
Spanish column of vehicles is ambushed in Iraq. Two soldiers, who survived the explosion have to find a safe place to hide.
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.
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.
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.