Top War Moviesby hiddenagenda1 | created - 11 Mar 2011 | updated - 02 Mar 2012 | Public
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1. Haven (2001 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 180 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and ... See full summary »
2. Going Back (II) (2001)
R | 113 min | Action, Drama, War
A group of Marines return to Vietnam with a news crew to relive their tragic war experiences.
3. 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.
Votes: 590,730 | Gross: $37.63M
4. Casablanca (1942)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War
A cynical American expatriate struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco.
Votes: 494,196 | Gross: $1.02M
5. Atonement (2007)
R | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Votes: 235,875 | Gross: $50.93M
6. 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.
Votes: 581,187 | Gross: $57.60M
7. The Devil's Arithmetic (1999 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, War
A 16-year-old American girl with an apathetic view towards her Jewish family history finds herself pulled through time into 1941 to a small Polish village where the Nazi have just began their genocidal propaganda.
8. The White Countess (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History, Romance
Set in 1930s Shanghai, where a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd -- and sometimes illicit -- jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family.
Votes: 5,944 | Gross: $1.67M
9. Straight Into Darkness (2004)
R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Western Europe, 1945. The gentle, thoughtful, and sensitive Losey and the mean, base, and vicious Deming are two radically contrasting American soldiers who desert their platoons during the... See full summary »
8 or 9/10
10. The Notebook (2004)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.
Votes: 492,040 | Gross: $81.00M
11. Andersonville (1996)
167 min | Drama, History, War
The story of the most notorious Confederate prisoner of war camp in the American Civil War.
12. Australia (2008)
PG-13 | 165 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.
Votes: 116,089 | Gross: $49.55M
13. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
G | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical magician conman search for the missing component to a magic spell to be used in the defense of Britain in World War II.
Votes: 32,259 | Gross: $18.53M
14. Operation Dumbo Drop (1995)
PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
To keep the loyalty of a village during the Vietnam war, a U.S. Army officer and his unit struggle to deliver it a live elephant.
Votes: 8,176 | Gross: $24.70M
15. Crayola Kids Adventures: The Trojan Horse (1997 Video)
Adventure, Comedy, History
This is a more kid-friendly version of the Illiad
16. Gone with the Wind (1939)
Passed | 238 min | Drama, History, Romance
A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
Votes: 273,451 | Gross: $198.68M
17. Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him.
Votes: 96,195 | Gross: $59.07M
6 or 7/10
18. Stripes (1981)
R | 106 min | Comedy, War
Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun.
Votes: 61,576 | Gross: $85.30M
6 or 7/10
19. Bat*21 (1988)
R | 105 min | Drama, War
During the Vietnam War, Colonel Hambleton's aircraft is shot down over enemy territory and a frantic rescue operation ensues.
Votes: 7,585 | Gross: $3.97M
20. The Last Samurai (2003)
R | 154 min | Action, Drama, War
An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.
Votes: 380,953 | Gross: $111.11M
21. Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Comedy
"Rambo" parody in which Topper Harley leads a rescue team into Iraq to save Iraqi war prisoners and all of their previous rescue teams.
Votes: 80,734 | Gross: $38.91M