"War and Anti-War Films" often acknowledge the horror and heartbreak of war, letting the actual combat fighting or conflict (against nations or humankind) provide the primary plot or background for the action of the film. Typical elements in the action-oriented war plots include POW camp experiences and escapes, submarine warfare, espionage, personal heroism, "war is hell" brutalities, air dogfights, tough trench/infantry experiences, or male-bonding buddy adventures during wartime. Themes explored in war films include combat, survivor and escape stories, tales of gallant sacrifice and struggle, studies of the futility and inhumanity of battle, the effects of war on society, and intelligent and profound explorations of the moral and human issues. Listed below are all the very best of this genre. Scroll yer heart out....
This new chapter of the epic saga "300", told in the breathtaking visual style that defined the original blockbuster, brings the fight for glory to a... Read more
A powerful and important piece of World War 2 propaganda, which controversially was filmed from the point of view of a group of German soldiers. Asked... Read more
Spectacular aerial photography and a pulse-pounding climactic sequence highlight this W.W. II drama in the air, starring Cliff Robertson, as a combat-... Read more
In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices, demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage,... Read more
In September 1944, flush with the success after the Normandy invasion, the Allies confidently launched Operation Market Garden, a bold plan to drop 35... Read more