Best War Movies


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21 We Were Soldiers We Were Soldiers

Having served in the army for over 20 years, and having a pretty good understanding of military life. I think this movie hits a home run for it's realism.

So compeling brings me to tears everytime - Aziel

Another Mel Gibson masterpiece -

So realistic, amazing action and a nice ending.

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22 The Hurt Locker The Hurt Locker

I legitimately started crying seeing that this is at #27. This is the best war movie of all time!

Very Tense and at some times sad and it tottaly disserved to win Best Picture

23 Gone With the Wind Gone With the Wind
24 A Few Good Men A Few Good Men

Not a war movie!

25 The Patriot The Patriot

A great story about a man trying to hold onto his family when his country needs him the most I thought it was one of his best movies

Best american revolution movie ever. No doubt about it. Who ever doesn't like it can bug off. Thanks bye.

My favorite movie ever! So well made and accurate. Mel Gibson is just amazing andtough as nails.

26 The Pianist The Pianist
27 Enemy at the Gates Enemy at the Gates

This is just EPIC, how many movies have you seen about Snipers pitting their live like a game of cat and mouse?

Ridiculous Snipin Action, Jude Law's best movie -

28 Dr. Strangelove (Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb) Dr. Strangelove (Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb)

Gentlemen, there's no fighting here, this is the War Room!

29 The Human Condition III: a Soldier’s Prayer The Human Condition III: a Soldier’s Prayer
30 Grave of the Fireflies Grave of the Fireflies
31 Lawrence of Arabia Lawrence of Arabia

All time favorite our leaders should read Lawrence's seven pillars.

Wonderful scenery and excellent acting.
Lawrence wrote the book on guerrilla warfare.
Well portrayed.

32 The Great Escape The Great Escape

Master cast and crew plus the first motorcycle chase -

33 The Thin Red Line The Thin Red Line

Really underrated, should be top ten

This movie is like the Saving Private Ryan of Pacific Theater.

34 Das Boot Das Boot

A shame that it's placed under "The Patriot".

35 Tora! Tora! Tora! Tora! Tora! Tora!

A well-made film that is both thrilling and informative. - DamnFineCupOfCoffee

36 Top Gun Top Gun
37 A Bridge Too Far A Bridge Too Far

A good example of the fog of war

38 Apocalypse Now Redux Apocalypse Now Redux
39 Lone Survivor Lone Survivor V 3 Comments
40 Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor

This movie is just a more unrealistic movie.All it is is basically a love story with a couple of explosions.

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