10 Incredible War Films to Watch!

 

I know a lot of movies are popular right now. Other people frequently forget about other films. Especially those war films that make so many people cry because of the stories that they have. So, if you enjoy and love watching war films with drama and action, here are some top war films that you should watch with your family and friends.

 

1. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

(Biography) (Drama) (History)

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In his native country, an American army veteran educates his sons in a religious environment and instructs them to abstain from using weapons while grieving by the gravestones of his army company that perished in World War I. Desmond studies the Bible and swears never to hurt another person again after a playful fight goes wrong.

 

2. 1917 (2019)

(Action) (Drama) (War)

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6th of April, 1917 As an army unit prepares to fight in enemy territory, two soldiers are tasked with racing against the clock to deliver a message that will save 1,600 men from walking directly into a lethal trap.

 

3. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

(Drama) (War)

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After the Normandy Landings, some American soldiers enter enemy territory to rescue a paratrooper. Three brothers were lost earlier in New Guinea. All three grave telegrams are supposed to be delivered to Mrs. Ryan, their mother, on the same day. George C. Marshall, the chief of staff of the US Army, hears that there is a fourth brother, Private James Ryan, and he decides to send out 8 men (Captain Miller and a few soldiers of the 2nd Rangers) to locate him and bring him back to his mother.

 

4. Fury (2014) 

(Action) (Drama) (War)

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In April 1945, as the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened Army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and his five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered, out-gunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

 

5. The Pianist (2002)

(Biography) (Drama) (Music)

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The Polish Jewish radio station pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman, who is the subject of this adaption of the book “The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man’s Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945,” observes how Warsaw progressively changes as World War II breaks out. Despite being forced into the Warsaw Ghetto, Szpilman subsequently loses contact with his family as a result of Operation Reinhard. From this point on, Szpilman hides in various spots among the ruins of Warsaw from this point on until the captives from the concentration camp are freed.

 

6. The Thin Red Line (1998)

(Drama) (History) (War)

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U.S. Army Private Witt (AWOL) is found and imprisoned on a troop carrier by his company First Sergeant, Welsh. The men of C Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, and 25th Infantry Division have been brought to Guadalcanal as reinforcements in the campaign to secure Henderson Field and seize the island from the Japanese. They arrive near Hill 210, a key Japanese position. Their task is to capture the hill at all costs. What happens next is a story of redemption and the meaninglessness of war, regardless of the outcome.

 

7. Enemy at the Gates (2001)

(Action) (Drama) (War)

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The defeat of Stalingrad in World War II would destroy the nation. Every block is being fought for by the Germans and Russians, leaving nothing but rubble in their wake. The German soldiers’ morale suffers as Russian shooter Vassili Zaitsev hunts them and kills them one by one. Danilov, a political officer, pushes him on by publicizing his attempts to inspire optimism among his fellow citizens. But gradually, Vassili begins to believe that he cannot live up to people’s expectations of him. Tanya, a female soldier, is the same girl who he and Danilov fall in love with. The master sniper, König, travels from Germany to finish out the highly trained Russian shooter.

 

8. We Were Soldiers  (2002)

(Action) (Drama) (History)

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A description of the struggle the 1st Battalion, 7 Cavalry Regiment, 1st Calvary Division underwent in the 1965 Ia Drang valley of Vietnam against unbeatable odds. As seen through Lieutenant Colonel Hal Moore’s (Mel Gibson’s) eyes, the battalion’s commander, we witness him assume command and oversee the unit’s preparations for deployment to Vietnam.

 

9. The 12th Man (2017)

(Drama) (History) (Thriller)

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Jan Baalsrud was one of the 12 saboteurs dispatched from England to Nazi-occupied Northern Norway in 1943. This is an authentic World War II story. The Germans sink their boat, and Jan flees to Sweden, a neutral country. But it turns out that the harsh weather may be a greater threat than the Nazi patrols.

 

10. Black Hawk Down (2001)

(Action) (Drama) (History)

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Based on the best-selling book about an almost catastrophic operation in Somalia on October 3, 1993, this action/war drama is set there. On this day, around 100 U.S. Army Rangers under the direction of Capt. Mike Steele was dropped by helicopter deep within the Somali nation’s capital of Mogadishu to apprehend two of the warlord’s senior lieutenants. Two American Black Hawk helicopters were destroyed as a consequence of a significant and protracted confrontation involving the Army Rangers, US Special Forces, and hundreds of Somali insurgents.

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