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Best War Movies ever made, sorted by War period (Films and Mini-Series included)

Here is a list of the greatest War Movies ever made. We sorted the movies by war type and time of history.

World War I (1st World War)
1. Paths of Glory (1957)
2. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
3. La grande illusion (1937)
4. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
5. Bronenosets Potyomkin (1925) (Russian Front)
6. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
7. The Battle of Passchendaele (2009)
8. The Big Parade (1925)
9. Went the Day Well (1942)
10. Sergeant York (1941)
11. Behind the Lines / Regeneration (1997)
12. Gallipoli (1981)

World War II (2nd World War)
1. Schindler's List (1993)
2. Casablanca (1942)
3. Ningen no jôken (I) (1959)
4. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
5. The Pianist (2002)
6. Das Boot (1981)
8. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
9. La vita è bella (1997)
10. Der Untergang (2004)
11. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
12. The Great Escape (1963)
13. Hotaru no haka (1988)
14. Roma, città aperta (1945)
15. Stalag 17 (1953)
16. Idi i smotri (1985)
17. L'armée des ombres (1969)
18. To Be or Not to Be (1942)
19. Au revoir les enfants (1987)
20. Ballada o soldate (1959)
21. Obchod na korze (1965) (Slovakia)
22. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
23. Patton (1970)
24. Pearl Harbor (2001)
25. Enemy at the Gates (2001)
26. Oorlogswinter (2008)
27. Pearl Harbor (2001)
28. Stalingrad (1993)
29. Valkyrie (2008)
30. The Guns of Navarone (1961)
31. The Battle of Britain (1969)
32. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
33. The Longest Day (1962)
34. The Thin Red Line (1998)
35. Victory (1981)
36. Band of Brothers (TV Mini-Series) (2001)
37. The Pacific (TV Mini-Series) (2010)
38. Cross of Iron (1977)
39. Where Eagles Dare (1968)
40. In, Which We Serve (1942)
41. Come and See (1985)
42. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
43. From Here to Eternity (1953)
44. Ice Cold in Alex (1958)
45. Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)
46. Atonement (2007)
47. Conspiracy (1997)
48. Kelly's heroes (1970)
49. Downfall (2004)
50. Days of Glory (2006)
51. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
52. The Pianist (2002)
53. The Dam Busters (1955)
54. The Cruel Sea (1953)
55. Carve Her Name With Pride (1958)
56. Defiance (2008)
57. Mrs. Miniver (1942)
58. The Dirty Dozen (1967)
59. Reach for The Sky (1956)
60. Enigma (2001)
61. Went the Day Well (fiction) (1942)
62. The Big Red One (1980)
63. The Train (1964)
64. Run Silent, Run Deep (1958)
65. Europa, Europa (1990)
66. The Counterfeiters (2007)
67. Black Book (2006)
68. Battle of the Bulge (The Ardennes) (1965)
69. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)
70. The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
71. Memphis Belle (1990)
72. Von Ryan's Express (1965)
73. 633 Squadron (1964)
74. Flags of our Fathers (2006)

Modern Wars like Afghanistan and Iraq
1. The Hurt Locker (2008)
2. American Soldiers a Day in Iraq (2005)
3. Battle Royale 1 and 2 (2003)
4. Behind Enemy Lines Colombia (2009)
5. Behind Enemy Lines II Axis of Evil (2006)
6. Lord of War (2005)
7. No Man's Land (2001)
8. The Green Zone (2010)
9. The Rock (1996)
10. Black Hawk Down (2001)
11. Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)
12. Vals Im Bashir (2008)

Cold War, Soviet and Nuclear War (3rd World War)
1. The War Game (1965) (Docu drama about Nuclear War)
2. Hadashi no Gen (1983) (About atomic bombs)
3. Ivanovo detstvo (1962)
4. Buffalo Soldiers (2001)
5. Three Kings (Persian Gulf War) (1999)

Vietnam, Vietcong, Japanese and Korean wars
1. Apocalypse Now (1979)
2. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
3. The Deer Hunter (1978)
4. Platoon (1986)
5. Taegukgi hwinalrimyeo (2004) (Korean War)
6. Tropic Thunder (2008)
7. We Were Soldiers (2001)
8. The Killing Fields (1984)
9. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
10. The 317th Platoon (1965)
11. Rescue Dawn (2006)
12. The Green Berets (1968)
13. Casualties of War (1989)
14. RAMBO: First Blood (1982), PT II (1985), PT II (1988), PT IV (2008)
15. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
16. M*A*S*H (TV-Series, 1972-1983)
17. Brotherhood (Korean War)
18. Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)

Colonial, Revolution and Civil Wars
1. Hotel Rwanda (2004)
2. Mihai Viteazul (1971)
3. Guizi lai le (2000)
4. La battaglia di Algeri (1966)
5. Gone with the Wind (1939)
6. Barry Lyndon (1975)
7. Zulu (1964)
8. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
9. The General (1926)
10. Glory (1989)
11. Richard III (1995)120. Henry V (1989)
12. The Patriot (2000)
13. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
14. Battleship Potemkin (1925)
15. Buffalo Soldiers (TV-serie 1997)
16. The Caine Mutiny (1954)
17. Land and Freedom (Spanish Civil War) (1995)
18. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)
19. The Alamo (1960)
20. Glory (American Civil War) (1989)

Medieval Wars
1. Braveheart (1995)
2. Ran (1985)
3. Andrey Rublyov (1966)
4. Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
6. The Last Samurai (2003)
7. The Last Legion (2008)
8. The Warlords (Tau Ming Chon) (2007)
9. King Arthur (2004)
10. Cromwell (1970)
11. El Cid (1961)
12. Aleksandr Nevskiy (Alexander Nevsky) (1938)

Wars and battlefields of Greece
1. Troy (2004)
2. Alexander (2004)
3. 300 (2006)

Science Fiction Wars
1. Battle: Los Angeles (2011) Official HD trailer released

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1 comment:

ArchiVision said...

Interesting list. Some good suggestions of what to watch.

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