War (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

Vikings (2013–2020)

TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Vikings transports us to the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok, a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore - and raid - the distant shores across the ocean.

Stars: Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alexander Ludwig, Georgia Hirst

Votes: 469,199

Shershaah (2021)

135 min | Action, Biography, Drama

This is a story of a PVC awardee brave Indian soldier - Capt. Vikram Batra, who shot to fame and became a household name during the Kargil War in 1999. His indomitable spirit and his unflinching courage in chasing the Pakistani soldiers out of Indian territory contributed immensely in India finally winning the Kargil War in 1999.

Director: Vishnuvardhan | Stars: Sidharth Malhotra, Kiara Advani, Shiv Panditt, Pranay Pachauri

Votes: 101,358

The Courier (2020)
7.1
65 metascore

The Courier (2020)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, History, Thriller

Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Director: Dominic Cooke | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Vladimir Chuprikov

Votes: 33,575

Band of Brothers (2001)

TV-MA | 594 min | Action, Drama, History

The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord to V-J Day.

Stars: Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston, Shane Taylor

Votes: 398,838

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
7.4
95 metascore

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

R | 157 min | Drama, History, Thriller

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong

Votes: 284,783 | Gross: $95.72M

1917 (2019)
8.3
78 metascore

1917 (2019)

R | 119 min | Action, Drama, War

April 6th, 1917. As a regiment assembles to wage war deep in enemy territory, two soldiers are assigned to race against time and deliver a message that will stop 1,600 men from walking straight into a deadly trap.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Daniel Mays, Colin Firth

Votes: 490,647 | Gross: $159.23M

SEAL Team (2017– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama, War

The lives of the elite Navy SEALs as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions the United States of America can ask.

Stars: David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot, Neil Brown Jr., A.J. Buckley

Votes: 18,932

Inglourious Basterds (2009)
8.3
69 metascore

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Mélanie Laurent

Votes: 1,332,277 | Gross: $120.54M

M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

The staff of an Army hospital in the Korean War find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

Votes: 52,696

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
7.8
55 metascore

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, History, War

Through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, a forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.

Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend, Zac Mattoon O'Brien

Votes: 200,315 | Gross: $9.03M

Jojo Rabbit (2019)
7.9
58 metascore

Jojo Rabbit (2019)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, War

A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson, Taika Waititi

Votes: 338,665 | Gross: $0.35M

Saving Private Ryan (1998)
8.6
91 metascore

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

R | 169 min | Drama, War

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Votes: 1,291,470 | Gross: $216.54M

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
8.1
71 metascore

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

R | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History

World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer

Votes: 467,278 | Gross: $67.21M

The King (I) (2019)
7.2
62 metascore

The King (I) (2019)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, History

Hal, wayward prince and heir to the English throne, is crowned King Henry V after his tyrannical father dies. Now the young king must navigate palace politics, the war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life.

Director: David Michôd | Stars: Tom Glynn-Carney, Gábor Czap, Tom Fisher, Edward Ashley

Votes: 100,765

Dunkirk (2017)
7.8
94 metascore

Dunkirk (2017)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, History

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Commonwealth and Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy

Votes: 594,885 | Gross: $188.37M

Apocalypse Now (1979)
8.4
94 metascore

Apocalypse Now (1979)

R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, War

A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 629,603 | Gross: $83.47M

Braveheart (1995)
8.3
68 metascore

Braveheart (1995)

R | 178 min | Biography, Drama, History

Scottish warrior William Wallace leads his countrymen in a rebellion to free his homeland from the tyranny of King Edward I of England.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen

Votes: 988,334 | Gross: $75.60M

Full Metal Jacket (1987)
8.3
76 metascore

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, War

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

Votes: 701,241 | Gross: $46.36M

Rome (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Drama, History

A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

Votes: 161,018

Incendies (2010)
8.3
80 metascore

Incendies (2010)

R | 131 min | Drama, Mystery, War

Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history and fulfill their mother's last wishes.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette, Mustafa Kamel

Votes: 161,873 | Gross: $6.86M

Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
8.2
98 metascore

Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

In the Falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Votes: 638,482 | Gross: $37.63M

Malena (2000)
7.5
54 metascore

Malena (2000)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Amidst the war climate, a teenage boy discovering himself becomes love-stricken by Malèna, a sensual woman living in a small, narrow-minded Italian town.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico, Matilde Piana

Votes: 96,319 | Gross: $3.43M

The Sum of All Fears (2002)
6.4
45 metascore

The Sum of All Fears (2002)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

CIA analyst Jack Ryan must stop the plans of a Neo-Nazi faction that threatens to induce a catastrophic conflict between the United States and Russia's President by detonating a nuclear weapon at a football game in Baltimore, Maryland.

Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Ian Mongrain, Russell Bobbitt

Votes: 110,454 | Gross: $118.91M

The Hurt Locker (2008)
7.5
95 metascore

The Hurt Locker (2008)

R | 131 min | Drama, Thriller, War

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce

Votes: 434,293 | Gross: $17.02M

Cold Mountain (2003)
7.2
73 metascore

Cold Mountain (2003)

R | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, History

In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.

Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 143,575 | Gross: $95.64M

War Dogs (2016)
7.1
57 metascore

War Dogs (2016)

R | 114 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

Loosely based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a three hundred million dollar contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Steve Lantz, Gregg Weiner

Votes: 193,606 | Gross: $43.03M

American Sniper (2014)
7.3
72 metascore

American Sniper (2014)

R | 133 min | Action, Biography, Drama

Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home with his family after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner, Cole Konis

Votes: 457,335 | Gross: $350.13M

The Pianist (2002)
8.5
85 metascore

The Pianist (2002)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, Music

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Votes: 770,208 | Gross: $32.57M

Come and See (1985)

Not Rated | 142 min | Drama, Thriller, War

After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II.

Director: Elem Klimov | Stars: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Laucevicius, Vladas Bagdonas

Votes: 67,912

The Empire (2021– )

Action, Drama, History

The series focuses on the rise and fall of Mughal Empire through generations from Babur to Aurangzeb.

Stars: Shabana Azmi, Kunal Kapoor, Dino Morea, Drashti Dhami

Votes: 15,157

The Tudors (2007–2010)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII.

Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Anthony Brophy, James Frain

Votes: 71,152

13 Hours (2016)
7.3
48 metascore

13 Hours (2016)

R | 144 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

During an attack on a U.S. compound in Libya, a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale, David Denman

Votes: 129,251 | Gross: $52.85M

Atonement (2007)
7.8
85 metascore

Atonement (2007)

R | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Thirteen-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Brenda Blethyn, Saoirse Ronan

Votes: 262,561 | Gross: $50.93M

Wonder Woman (2017)
7.4
76 metascore

Wonder Woman (2017)

PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

Director: Patty Jenkins | Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Lucy Davis

Votes: 610,617 | Gross: $412.56M

Barbaros: Sword of the Mediterranean (2021– )

Action, History, War

The story of 4 sailor brothers who ensure Ottoman supremacy in the Mediterranean; Hayreddin Barbarossa, Oruc Reis, Ishak and Ilyas.

Stars: Pelin Akil, Tolga Akkaya, Gülcan Arslan, Ulas Tuna Astepe

Votes: 642

Dirilis: Ertugrul (2014–2019)

TV-14 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The heroic story of Ertugrul Ghazi, the father of Osman (Uthman) who founded the Ottoman Empire.

Stars: Engin Altan Düzyatan, Hülya Darcan, Cengiz Coskun, Nurettin Sönmez

Votes: 32,303

Fury (2014)
7.6
64 metascore

Fury (2014)

R | 134 min | Action, Drama, War

A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña

Votes: 449,807 | Gross: $85.82M

Without Remorse (II) (2021)
5.8
41 metascore

Without Remorse (II) (2021)

R | 109 min | Action, Thriller, War

An elite Navy SEAL, goes on a path to avenge his wife's murder only to find himself inside of a larger conspiracy.

Director: Stefano Sollima | Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Jodie Turner-Smith, Jamie Bell, Guy Pearce

Votes: 48,849

The Guns of Navarone (1961)

TV-PG | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: David Niven, Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 47,791 | Gross: $28.90M

Life Is Beautiful (1997)
8.6
59 metascore

Life Is Beautiful (1997)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor, and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano

Votes: 651,845 | Gross: $57.60M

Les Misérables (2012)
7.6
63 metascore

Les Misérables (2012)

PG-13 | 158 min | Drama, History, Musical

In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried

Votes: 317,692 | Gross: $148.81M

Warcraft (2016)
6.8
32 metascore

Warcraft (2016)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

As an Orc horde invades the planet Azeroth using a magic portal, a few human heroes and dissenting Orcs must attempt to stop the true evil behind this war.

Director: Duncan Jones | Stars: Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper

Votes: 252,813 | Gross: $47.37M

The Imitation Game (2014)
8.0
71 metascore

The Imitation Game (2014)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Allen Leech

Votes: 717,075 | Gross: $91.13M

Tropic Thunder (2008)
7.0
71 metascore

Tropic Thunder (2008)

R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, War

Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.

Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Kahn

Votes: 394,372 | Gross: $110.52M

Black Hawk Down (2001)
7.7
74 metascore

Black Hawk Down (2001)

R | 144 min | Drama, History, War

160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana

Votes: 376,914 | Gross: $108.64M

Platoon (1986)
8.1
92 metascore

Platoon (1986)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

Chris Taylor, a neophyte recruit in Vietnam, finds himself caught in a battle of wills between two sergeants, one good and the other evil. A shrewd examination of the brutality of war and the duality of man in conflict.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Keith David

Votes: 395,148 | Gross: $138.53M

The Expendables 4

Action, Adventure, Thriller | Pre-production

The plot is unknown.

Director: Scott Waugh | Stars: Megan Fox, Jason Statham, Sylvester Stallone, Andy Garcia

The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
7.7
76 metascore

The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Three trappers protect the daughters of a British Colonel in the midst of the French and Indian War.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig

Votes: 158,798 | Gross: $75.51M

Exodus (1960)

Approved | 208 min | Action, Drama, History

The State of Israel is created in 1948, resulting in war with its Arab neighbors.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford

Votes: 9,413 | Gross: $18.97M

Strike Back (2010–2020)

TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Follows the actions of Section 20, a secretive unit of British military intelligence. A team of special operations personnel conduct several high risk missions across the globe.

Stars: Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton, Michelle Lukes, Daniel MacPherson

Votes: 30,331

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