Feature Film Rating Count at least 25,000 War (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)
2. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
16 | 169 min | Drama, War
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.
Votes: 1,062,118 | Gross: $216.54M
3. La vita è bella (1997)
AL | 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: 526,641 | Gross: $57.60M
6. Apocalypse Now (1979)
16 | 147 min | Drama, War
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
Votes: 528,282 | Gross: $83.47M
9. Braveheart (1995)
16 | 178 min | Biography, Drama, History
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.
Votes: 865,616 | Gross: $75.60M
12. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
16 | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.
Votes: 1,073,915 | Gross: $120.54M
13. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
16 | 116 min | Drama, War
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Votes: 585,889 | Gross: $46.36M
14. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
12 | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
Votes: 232,877 | Gross: $44.82M
15. Mandariinid (2013)
87 min | Drama, War
War in Georgia, Apkhazeti region in 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in.
Votes: 30,716 | Gross: $0.14M
18. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
16 | 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: 553,711 | Gross: $37.63M
19. Der Untergang (2004)
16 | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History
Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.
Votes: 294,643 | Gross: $5.51M
20. Idi i smotri (1985)
142 min | Drama, War
After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II.
22. The Great Escape (1963)
12 | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
Votes: 198,437 | Gross: $12.10M
24. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
12 | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War
After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
Votes: 180,142 | Gross: $44.91M
25. Gone with the Wind (1939)
AL | 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: 255,792 | Gross: $198.68M
27. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
16 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.
Votes: 340,607 | Gross: $67.21M
29. Hotel Rwanda (2004)
16 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History
Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.
Votes: 305,800 | Gross: $23.53M
30. Taegukgi hwinalrimyeo (2004)
16 | 140 min | Action, Drama, War
When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if it will help shield the younger from battle.
Votes: 35,082 | Gross: $1.11M
31. Underground (1995)
16 | 170 min | Comedy, Drama, War
A group of serbian socialists prepares for the war in a surreal underground filled by parties, tragedies, love and hate.
33. The Deer Hunter (1978)
16 | 183 min | Drama, War
An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.
Votes: 275,824 | Gross: $48.98M
36. De beste jaren van ons leven (1946)
170 min | Drama, Romance, War
Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
Votes: 51,578 | Gross: $23.65M
37. De grote illusie (1937)
14 | 113 min | Drama, War
During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from.
Votes: 30,287 | Gross: $0.17M
39. The Imitation Game (2014)
12 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
Votes: 592,434 | Gross: $91.13M
40. Vals Im Bashir (2008)
16 | 90 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.
Votes: 51,283 | Gross: $2.28M
41. No Man's Land (I) (2001)
R | 98 min | Drama, War
Bosnia and Herzegovina during 1993 at the time of the heaviest fighting between the two warring sides. Two soldiers from opposing sides in the conflict, Nino and Ciki, become trapped in no man's land, whilst a third soldier becomes a living booby trap.
Votes: 41,274 | Gross: $1.06M
42. Au revoir les enfants (1987)
104 min | Drama, War
A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
Votes: 27,446 | Gross: $4.54M
43. Kagemusha (1980)
12 | 180 min | Drama, History, War
A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord's double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place.
45. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
14 | 197 min | Drama, Romance, War
The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.
Votes: 62,585 | Gross: $111.72M
46. Stalag 17 (1953)
120 min | Comedy, Drama, War
When two escaping American World War II prisoners are killed, the German P.O.W. camp barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer.
47. To Have and Have Not (1944)
14 | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
During World War II, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sensuous lounge singer.
49. Dunkirk (2017)
12 | 106 min | Action, Drama, History
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
Votes: 427,872 | Gross: $188.37M
50. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
16 | 141 min | Drama, History, War
The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
Votes: 143,922 | Gross: $13.76M