The war film, also known as the "military film", is a film based on major military actions in the history of war. There are two types of more common war films. One is to shape the characters. Through the description of war events, battle processes and battle scenes, the character of the characters is emphasized.Best war films recommend: 1. Dunkirk. Initial release: July 13, 2017. 'Dunkirk' is another landmark achievement by one of the most important and skilled storytellers in the present generation of film making. 2. Lone Survivor. Release date: February 27 , 2014. Lone Survivor succeeds at paying honor to all the men and women who have died in military service (not just SEAL Team 10) by shining a spotlight on the horror and the bravery of war. 3.Saving Private Ryan -Initial release: July 24, 1998 4.American Sniper-Release date: January 22, 2015 5.Hacksaw Ridge-Release date: December 1, 2016 6. Inglourious Basterds-Release date: August 20, 2009

War Horse
  • War Horse(2011)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
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War Horse
Soldier
  • Soldier(1998)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • Sergeant Todd is a veteran soldier for an elite group of the armed forces. After being defeated by a new breed of genetically engineered soldiers, he is dumped on a waste planet and left for dead. He soon interacts with a group of crash survivors who lead out a peaceful existence. The peace is broken as the new soldiers land on the planet to eliminate the colony, which Sergeant Todd must defend.
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Soldier
Macbeth
  • Macbeth(2015)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.
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Macbeth
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom(1975)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
Act of Valor
  • Act of Valor(2012)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.
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Act of Valor
The Battle of Algiers
  • The Battle of Algiers(1966)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in 1957. The film traces the rebels' struggle and the increasingly extreme measures taken by the French government to quell the revolt.
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The Battle of Algiers
Kingdom of Heaven
  • Kingdom of Heaven(2005)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
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Kingdom of Heaven
The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai(1957)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson , the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.
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The Bridge on the River Kwai
Red Dawn
  • Red Dawn(1984)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.
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Red Dawn
Das Boot
  • Das Boot(1981)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.
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Das Boot
The Wall
  • The Wall(2017)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • An American sniper and his spotter engage in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with an Iraqi sniper.
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The Wall
Unbroken
  • Unbroken(2014)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.
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Unbroken
Lone Survivor
  • Lone Survivor(2013)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find reserves of strength and resilience to fight to the finish.
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Lone Survivor
Defiance
  • Defiance(2008)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in the ghettos of Poland.
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Defiance
The Breadwinner
  • The Breadwinner(2017)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
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The Breadwinner
Free State of Jones
  • Free State of Jones(2016)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.
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Free State of Jones
The Great Escape
  • The Great Escape(1963)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners plan one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Based on a true story.
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The Great Escape
Where Hands Touch
  • Where Hands Touch(2018)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • A romantic drama centered on a mixed-race German girl and an SS Officer.
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Where Hands Touch
Battle of Britain
  • Battle of Britain(1969)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.
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Battle of Britain
Brothers
  • Brothers(2009)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy steps in to look over Sam’s wife, Grace, and two children. Sam’s surprise homecoming triggers domestic mayhem.
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Brothers
Patton
  • Patton(1970)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • "Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's numerous faults such his temper and habit towards insubordination.
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Patton
The Guns of Navarone
  • The Guns of Navarone(1961)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • 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.
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The Guns of Navarone
Behind Enemy Lines
  • Behind Enemy Lines(2001)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn't supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun an army led by a ruthless Serbian general. With time running out and a deadly tracker on his trail, Burnett's commanding officer decides to risk his career and launch a renegade rescue mission to save his life.
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Behind Enemy Lines
Rambo III
  • Rambo III(1988)
  • Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he's finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo's friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines but must reconsider when Trautman is captured.
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Rambo III