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Operation Mincemeat
Operation Mincemeat

Director: John Madden
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Colin Firth
Colin Firth
Jason Isaacs
Jason Isaacs
Johnny Flynn
Johnny Flynn
Operation Mincemeat is a 2021 British war drama film directed by John Madden. It is based upon Ben Macintyre’s book on the British Operation Mincemeat during the Second World War. The film stars Colin Firth, Kelly Macdonald, Matthew Macfadyen, Penelope Wilton, Johnny Flynn, and Jason ...
6.9
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Greyhound
Greyhound

Director: Aaron Schneider
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
Elisabeth Shue
Elisabeth Shue
Karl Glusman
Karl Glusman
During the Battle of the Atlantic, convoy HX-25, consisting of 37 Allied ships, is making its way to Liverpool. The convoy’s escort consists of the Fletcher-class destroyer USS Keeling DD-548, radio call sign “Greyhound”, captained by Commander Ernest Krause of the United States Navy; the British Tribal-class destroyer HMS James, call sign “Harry”; the Polish Grom-class destroyer ORP Viktor, call sign “Eagle”; and the Canadian Flower-class corvette, HMCS Dodge K136, call sign “Dicky”. Krause is overall commander of the escort ships, but despite his seniority and extensive naval education, it is his first wartime command.
7.0
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Midway
Midway

Director: Roland Emmerich
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Ed Skrein
Ed Skrein
Aaron Eckhart
Aaron Eckhart
Darren Criss
Darren Criss
In December 1937 in Tokyo, American naval attaché intelligence officer Lieutenant Commander Edwin T. Layton and his counterpart are discussing the US and Japanese positions in the Pacific Ocean during a state function. Layton is warned by Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto that if the Japanese oil supply is threatened by the US, the Japanese will take immediate action. On December 7, 1941, the Japanese use their carrier fleet to strike at Pearl Harbor. The attack leads the US to enter World War II. Naval aviator Lieutenant Dick Best and the Air Group (CAG) of the carrier USS Enterprise fail to find the Japanese carrier fleet, exacerbating his rivalry with his commanding officer Lieutenant ...
6.7
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1917
1917

Director: Sam Mendes
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
George MacKay
George MacKay
Andrew Scott
Andrew Scott
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
On 6 April 1917, aerial reconnaissance has observed that the German army, which has pulled back from a sector of the Western Front in northern France, is not in retreat but has made a strategic withdrawal to the new Hindenburg Line, where they are waiting to overwhelm the British with artillery. In the British trenches, with field telephone lines cut, two young British lance corporals, William Schofield, a veteran of the Somme, and Tom Blake, are ordered by General Erinmore to carry a message to Colonel Mackenzie of the Second Battalion of the Devonshire Regiment, calling off a scheduled attack the next morning that would jeopardise the lives of 1,600 men, including Blake’s ...
8.3
The Photographer of Mauthausen
The Photographer of Mauthausen

Director: Mar Targarona
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Mario Casas
Mario Casas
Alain Hernández
Alain Hernández
Richard van Weyden
Richard van Weyden
The Photographer of Mauthausen is a 2018 Spanish biography drama historical film starring Mario Casas, Macarena Gómez and Alain Hernández. The film tells the history of the photographer Francisco Boix during his life in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp complex. Actor Mario Casas lost 12 kg in weight while preparing to play the part of the malnourished Boix.[ Based on the true story of Spanish Civil War veteran Francisco Boix, a prisoner at ...
6.7
The Catcher Was a Spy
The Catcher Was a Spy

Director: Ben Lewin
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Paul Rudd
Paul Rudd
Connie Nielsen
Connie Nielsen
Giancarlo Giannini
Giancarlo Giannini
Moe Berg, a 15-year baseball veteran, joins the war effort as a spy to beat Nazi Germany in the race to build the first atomic bomb. In 1936, Berg is playing for the Boston Red Sox near the end of a long if undistinguished pro career. On a goodwill baseball exhibition tour of Japan, Berg sneaks onto the roof of a Tokyo hospital to covertly film Tokyo’s harbor and Navy shipyards. The Office of Strategic Services Chief to whom he presents the film is impressed by Berg’s enterprise, as well as the extensive language skills that Berg has picked up at Princeton and elsewhere, and Berg is hired. Werner Heisenberg, who won the Nobel Prize in 1932 for pioneering quantum physics, is now ...
6.2
War Machine
War Machine

Director: David Michôd
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt
Anthony Hayes
Anthony Hayes
Anthony Michael Hall
Anthony Michael Hall
In the summer of 2009, four-star General Glen McMahon, having won renown for his effective leadership in Iraq, is sent to Afghanistan to prepare an assessment so that the government can end the ongoing war. He is given wide latitude to write it, on the sole condition that he not request more troops. McMahon and his staff, particularly his right hand man Major General Greg Pulver, are united in their belief that the war can be won, and decide to recommend that President Obama authorize a surge of 40,000 additional troops to secure Helmand province in order to stabilize the country. However, the Secretary of State informs McMahon that, because he requested more troops, and such a surge ...
6.0
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The Wall
The Wall

Director: Doug Liman
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Aaron Taylor-Johnson
John Cena
John Cena
At the close of the Iraq War, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Shane Matthews is a sniper who is sent to investigate a pipeline construction site in the desert of the country, with his spotter, Sergeant Allen Isaac. The pair patiently wait 22 hours on overwatch before determining that the site is clear. Matthews proceeds to investigate the site, but is shot by famed Iraqi sniper nicknamed “Juba.” Isaac tries to rescue the dying Matthews, but he is also wounded in the right knee and has his radio damaged and his water bottle destroyed in the process. Alone, Isaac takes cover behind an unsteady wall and tends to his wounds. The sniper has a radio tuned ...
6.2
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Dunkirk
Dunkirk

Director: Christopher Nolan
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Fionn Whitehead
Fionn Whitehead
Aneurin Barnard
Aneurin Barnard
Barry Keoghan
Barry Keoghan
In 1940, during the Battle of France, Allied soldiers have retreated to Dunkirk. Tommy, a young British private, is the sole survivor of a German ambush. At the beach, he finds thousands of troops awaiting evacuation and meets Gibson, who is burying a body. After a Luftwaffe dive bomber attack, they attempt to get aboard a hospital ship, but are ordered off. The ship is sunk by dive bombers; Tommy saves another soldier, Alex. They get aboard a destroyer, only to have it torpedoed and sunk before it can depart. With a single, vulnerable mole available for embarking on deep-draft ships, the Royal Navy requisitions civilian vessels in Great Britain ...
7.8
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Allied
Allied

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt
Anton Lesser
Anton Lesser
August Diehl
August Diehl
In 1942 during World War II, Wing Commander Max Vatan, a Royal Canadian Air Force pilot with intelligence duties, travels to Casablanca in Morocco to assassinate a German ambassador. He is partnered with a French Resistance fighter, Marianne Beauséjour, who escaped from France after her resistance group was compromised and killed. They pose as a married couple and grow close, despite agreeing that in their line of work feelings can get people killed. Marianne, who is trusted by the Germans, secures Max an invitation to the party where they plan to conduct the assassination. On the day itself, they have sex inside a car in the middle of a desert sandstorm, knowing they might not ...
7.1
Hacksaw Ridge
Hacksaw Ridge

Director: Mel Gibson
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Andrew Garfield
Andrew Garfield
Hugo Weaving
Hugo Weaving
Luke Bracey
Luke Bracey
In 1929 Lynchburg, Virginia, young Desmond Doss nearly kills his brother during roughhousing. That event and his Seventh-day Adventist upbringing reinforce Desmond’s belief in the commandment “Thou shalt not kill.” Fifteen years later, Doss takes an injured man to the hospital and meets a nurse, Dorothy Schutte. They strike a romance, and Doss tells Dorothy of his interest in medical work. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Doss enlists in the United States Army to serve as a combat medic. His father, Tom, a Great War veteran, is deeply upset by the decision. Before leaving for Fort Jackson, Desmond asks for Dorothy’s hand in marriage, and she ...
8.1
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Ithaca
Ithaca

Director: Meg Ryan
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Alex Neustaedter
Alex Neustaedter
Hamish Linklater
Hamish Linklater
Jack Quaid
Jack Quaid
In 1942, Homer Macauley is a boy determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger of the small fictional town of Ithaca, CA. His older brother, Marcus, along with most of the young men of the town, has gone to serve in World War II, leaving the families worried. His father has died recently in the war and the boy has to take care of his widowed mother, his older sister and his 4-year-old brother. Homer delivers letters that bring messages of love, wishes, pain, and death, hoping that one of them announces the return of his brother.
5.5
TV Shows
Home Fires
Home Fires

Director: Simon Block
Genre: War (TV Shows)
Cast:
Francesca Annis
Francesca Annis
Anthony Calf
Anthony Calf
Chris Coghill
Chris Coghill
Home Fires is a British period television drama about the life of Women’s Institute members on the Home Front during the Second World War. Set in a rural Cheshire community called Great Paxford, the series is produced by ITV, and launched its first series in May 2015. The first series is set between September 1939 and early 1940. The series was inspired by the book Jambusters by Julie Summers. With the first series having an average viewing ratings of 6.2 million ITV commissioned a second six-part series, aired in April 2016. The show focuses on a largely female cast, including notable actresses Francesca Annis, ...
8.2
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13 Hours
13 Hours

Director: Michael Bay
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
John Krasinski
John Krasinski
Alexia Barlier
Alexia Barlier
David Costabile
David Costabile
In 2012, Benghazi in Libya is named one of the most dangerous places in the world, and countries have pulled their diplomatic offices out of the country in fear of an attack by militants. The United States still has a diplomatic compound, not an official consulate, open in the city. Less than a mile away is a CIA outpost, “the Annex,” which is protected by a team of private military contractors from Global Response Staff (GRS). New to the detail is Jack Silva, who arrives in Benghazi and is picked up by Tyrone “Rone” Woods, the commander of the GRS team and a personal friend of Silva. Arriving at the Annex, Silva is introduced to the rest of the GRS team and ...
7.3
American Sniper
American Sniper

Director: Clint Eastwood
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper
Cory Hardrict
Cory Hardrict
Jake McDorman
Jake McDorman
Growing up in Texas, Chris Kyle is taught by his father how to shoot a rifle and hunt deer. Years later, Kyle has become a ranch hand and rodeo cowboy, and returns home early, to find his girlfriend in bed with another man. After telling her to leave, he is mulling it over with his brother when he sees news coverage of the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings and decides to enlist in the Navy. He qualifies for special training and becomes a sniper with the U.S. Navy SEALs. Kyle meets Taya Studebaker at a bar, and the two soon marry. He is sent to Iraq after the September 11 attacks. His first kills are a woman and boy who attacked U.S. Marines on patrol with ...
7.3
The Monuments Men
The Monuments Men

Director: George Clooney
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
George Clooney
George Clooney
Bill Murray
Bill Murray
Bob Balaban
Bob Balaban
In 1943, the Allies are making good progress driving back the Axis powers in Italy. Frank Stokes convinces President Roosevelt that victory will have little meaning if the artistic treasures of Western civilization are lost. Stokes is directed to assemble an Army unit nicknamed the “Monuments Men”, comprising museum directors, curators, art historians, and an architect, to both guide Allied units and search for stolen art to return it to its rightful owners. In July 1944, Claire Simone, a curator in occupied France, is forced to assist Nazi officer Viktor Stahl in overseeing the theft of art for either Adolf Hitler’s Führermuseum ...
6.1
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Fury
Fury

Director: David Ayer
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt
Alicia von Rittberg
Alicia von Rittberg
Anamaria Marinca
Anamaria Marinca
In early April 1945, the Western Allied invasion of Germany meets fanatical Schutzstaffel resistance. Don “Wardaddy” Collier, a battle-hardened German-American U.S. Army First Sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division, commands an M4 Sherman “Easy Eight” tank nicknamed Fury and its veteran crew: gunner Boyd “Bible” Swan, loader Grady “Coon-Ass” Travis, driver Trini “Gordo” Garcia, and assistant driver–bow gunner “Red,” all of whom have fought together since the North African campaign. Red is killed by a German anti-tank shell, which went through his head hitting the gun mantlet. Red is replaced by Private First Class ...
7.6
The Imitation Game
The Imitation Game

Director: Morten Tyldum
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
Allen Leech
Allen Leech
Charles Dance
Charles Dance
In 1951, two policemen, Nock and Staehl, investigate the mathematician Alan Turing after an apparent break-in at his home. During his interrogation by Nock, Turing tells of his time working at Bletchley Park during the Second World War… In 1928, the young Turing is unhappy and bullied at boarding school. He develops a friendship with Christopher Morcom, who sparks his interest in cryptography. Turing develops romantic feelings for him, but Christopher soon dies from bovine tuberculosis. When Britain declares war on Germany in 1939, Turing travels to Bletchley Park. Under the direction of Commander Alastair Denniston, he joins the cryptography ...
8.0
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Unbroken
Unbroken

Director: Angelina Jolie
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
Jack O'Connell
Jack O'Connell
Domhnall Gleeson
Domhnall Gleeson
Finn Wittrock
Finn Wittrock
During an April 1943 bombing mission against the Japanese-held island of Nauru, Louis “Louie” Zamperini is flying as a bombardier of a United States Army Air Forces B-24 Liberator bomber when his plane is damaged in combat and a number of the crew injured. The pilot brings the aircraft to a stop at the end of the runway despite suffering an exploded tire. In a flashback to his early youth as an Italian-American boy in Torrance, California, Louie misbehaves by stealing, drinking liquor and smoking. He is often picked on by others for his Italian ethnicity. His brother Peter sees how fast Louie can run and decides to train him to be a runner. Louie begins to learn discipline ...
7.2
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The Mule
The Mule

Director: Michael Radford
Genre: War (Movies)
Cast:
María Valverde
María Valverde
Daniel Grao
Daniel Grao
Luis Callejo
Luis Callejo
Spain, late thirties. The civil war is slowly coming to an end, but some regions are still not calm. While the fighting is going on, the nuns try their best to save the wounded, who are brought straight from the battlefield. During this still turbulent time, a small band of soldiers make their way through the countryside. As part of the detachment is a young boy Juan Castro, who finds a white mule. He understands that after the war, the mule will be very useful in the economy, because most of the villages are devastated, and unfortunate people have to survive. Juan takes the mule with him to save the animal from certain death, because even in the ...
5.7