Top Ten Saddest War Movies


The Top Ten

1 Schindler's List

Amazing true story, the theme alone almost moved me to tears!

Feel like seen some beautiful thing in this world


2 Saving Private Ryan

Saving private ryan is so sad I cryed all the way through

I am a certified PokerFace except for whenever I watch this.

My favorite scene was when the last remaining soldiers of Cpt.Miller's group including Private Ryan were in the Alamo. It was really sad when Horvath died. After he tried got shot three times carrying a bazooka to destroy a Tiger Tank.

Cpt. Miller: You okay Mike!
Horvath: Yeah fine, Just got the wind knocked out of me."

3 Full Metal Jacket
4 Black Hawk Down
5 Braveheart
6 Platoon

Definitely a classic. all the best classic came from 80 90's...

7 300

This is...SPARTA!

8 The Patriot
9 Grave of the Fireflies

This would definitely be in the top 3 if not number 1 for me, the impact was the strongest in this movie for me

I agree, this definitely should be in top 3.

This should be number 1, yet it is below Full Metal Jacket. - 445956

Top 3 at least

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10 The Boy In the Striped Pajamas

Oh my goodness. I never saw the movie, but I read the book, and I know enough. This one's a real tear-jerker. It belongs at #1.

This movie was so sad, when the mother started wailing our entire class was flooded with tears

Watched it at school today and the whole class was in tears

The Newcomers

? Unbroken

This is a really well made movie.

The Contenders

11 We Were Soldiers
12 Gladiator

My name is Gladiator! People tend to call me Russel Crowe, but I prefer to be called 'The greatest badass in Roman history!


13 Forrest Gump

Half a war movie but still really sad - micahisthebest

Great hero...and so heart touching movie I ever seen...and real meaning of scarificies.
For other we love...

14 War Horse

This should be number 1

15 Lawrence of Arabia
16 Glory
17 The Deer Hunter
18 Pearl Harbor
19 Fury
20 A Bridge Too Far
21 The Thin Red Line
22 The Assembly (China)
23 Empire of the Sun

This movie is so amazing!

24 All Quiet on the Western Front
25 War for the Planet of the Apes
26 Come and See
27 Johnny Got His Gun
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. Saving Private Ryan
2. Full Metal Jacket
3. Schindler's List
1. Schindler's List
2. Saving Private Ryan
3. Braveheart


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