Top 10 WAR movies of all time

If you are a perfect movie lover then you are bound to love War Movies. If you look at the movies that are named in this list of the top 10 war movies today, you will find that the techniques of medieval warfare are the tactics of the present era. Our post today is about the top 10 WAR movies of all time that we think you should watch at least once. This post features movies that will give you the thrilling feeling of a real war with the horror of war that’s what we promise.

1. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)

Info

  • Movie Name: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
  • Director: Michael Bay
  • Writer: Mitchell Zuckoff
  • Genre: War, Action, History
  • Release Date: 15th January 2016
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English

Cast

  • John Krasinski as Jack Silva
  • James Badge Dale as “Rone” Tyrone S Woods
  • Max Martini as “Oz” Mark Geist
  • Pablo Schreiber as “Tanto” Kris Paronto
  • Dominic Fumusa as “Tig” John Tiegen
  • Matt Letscher as Christopher Stevens
  • David Giuntoli as Scott Wickland
  • Wrenn Schmidt as Becky Silva
  • Alexia Barlier as Sona Jillani

13 Hours movie official trailer

About the movie

Michael Bay is famous for making action movies and the main reason for being famous is the movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. The story of this movie is about Libya. When Gaddafi died, his army was split into two groups. One group is the former Gaddafi party that believes in Gaddafi’s policy and the other party is the main cause of Gaddafi’s downfall. Then the battle between these two forces began. This movie is also present in our top 10 Survival Movies of Hollywood.

2. Pearl Harbor (2001)

Info

  • Movie Name: Pearl Harbor
  • Director: Michael Bay
  • Writer: Randall Wallace
  • Genre: War, Drama, History
  • Release Date: 25th May 2001
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English

Cast

  • Ben Affleck as Rafe McCawley
  • Kate Beckinsale as Evelyn Johnson
  • Josh Hartnett as Danny Walker
  • Tom Sizemore as Earl Sistern
  • William Lee Scott as Billy Thompson
  • Michael Shannon as Gooz Wood
  • Jaime King as Betty Bayer
  • Jennifer Garner as Sandra
  • Ewen Bremner as Red Winkle

Pearl Harbor movie official trailer

About the movie

War means an enemy game, war means my disregard for you. A similar situation occurred in Pearl Harbor during World War II. The war was so famous that the Japanese army at Pearl Harbor overcame its enemy and that was the answer the United States gave to cities in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. You might start to hate Japan by watching this movie but in this same film, there is a love story and story of a pilot’s lover returning home.

3. My Way (2011)

Info

  • Movie Name: My Way (마이웨이)
  • Director: Kang Je-Gyu
  • Writer: Kim Byung-In, Na Hyun, Kang Je-Gyu
  • Genre: War, Drama, Action
  • Release Date: 21st December 2011
  • Country: South Korea
  • Language: Korean

Cast

  • Jang Dong-gun as Kim Jun-Shik
  • Fan Bingbing as Shirai
  • Joe Odagiri as Tatsuo Hasegawa
  • Kim In-Kwon as Lee Jong-Dae
  • Lee Yeon-Hee as Kim Eun-soo

My Way movie official trailer

About the movie

The story of the movie My Way (2011) is real and the movie is about a Japanese and a Korean runner. Both of them want to win the marathon and for this reason, a conflict arises between them. This is the story of the time when Korea was under Japan during World War II. The twist placed at the end of the movie will make your head spin, so watch the movie as soon as possible.

4. Troy (2004)

Info

  • Movie Name: Troy
  • Director: Wolfgang Petersen
  • Writer: Homer (Iliad)
  • Genre: War, Drama, History
  • Release Date: 14th May 2004
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English

Cast

  • Brad Pitt as Achilles
  • Eric Bana as Hector
  • Orlando Bloom as Paris
  • Diane Kruger as Helen
  • Brian Cox as Agamemnon
  • Sean Bean as Odysseus
  • Brendan Gleeson as Menelaus

Troy movie official trailer

About the movie

It’s hard to find people who haven’t heard of the Troy war but there are hardly any people who have seen this movie starring Brad Pitt. The Troy movie is taken from the ancient Greek epic poem “Iliad” by the blind poet “Homer”. Troy, one of the best wars in Greek history. Even the Troy war is more discussed than the battle of the gods or the war of the Titan. You can see the story of the war in the medieval era through this movie.

5. The Great Battle (2018)

Info

  • Movie Name: The Great Battle (대 배틀)
  • Director: Kim Kwang-Sik
  • Genre: War, Drama, History
  • Release Date: 19th September 2018
  • Country: South Korea
  • Language: Korean

Cast

  • Jo In-sung as Yang Manchun
  • Nam Joo-Hyuk as Sa-mul
  • Park Sung-Woong as Li Shimin
  • Bae Sung-woo as Choo Soo-ji
  • Uhm Tae-goo as Pa-so
  • Kim Seol-Hyun as Baek-ha
  • Jung Eun-Chae as Si-mi

The Great Battle movie official trailer

About the movie

We have already listed a Korean movie but this time we will talk about a Korean movie which is the best war movie in the history of Korean cinema. Even in this world, this movie is at another level. Netizens think the Korean movie is in some ways similar to an Indian movie Baahubali which is released in 2015. The commander Yang Manchun promises to fight for the last breath for his beloved people and his beloved territory and he fights against 500,000 armies of Tang dynasty for 88 days. The making and the emotion of this movie will drive you crazy.

6. 300 (2007)

Info

  • Movie Name: 300
  • Director: Zack Snyder
  • Genre: War, Action
  • Release Date: 9th March 2007
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English

Cast

  • Gerard Butler as Leonidas
  • David Wenham as Dilios
  • Lena Headey as Gorgo
  • Giovanni Cimmino as Pleistarchus
  • Dominic West as Theron
  • Vincent Regan as Artemis
  • Rodrigo Santoro as Xerxes

300 movie official trailer

About the movie

The movie 300 was released on 9th March 2007 in the United States, which is based on the historical comic book 300 by Frank Miller. Where the Greek hero Leonidas stood in front of a Persian army of 500000 with only 300 army men. On the ground, Leonidas and on the waterways Themistocles fought against the Persians. The movie 300, which was released in the year 2007 show ground war and the movie 300: Rise of an Empire which was released in the year 2014 show waterways war. Both the movies are examples of great war movies but we think that the 300 (2007) war movie is a bit ahead of its sequel.

7. Dunkirk (2017)

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  • Movie Name: Dunkirk
  • Director: Christopher Nolan
  • Writer: Christopher Nolan
  • Genre: War, Drama
  • Release Date: 21st July 2017
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: English

Cast

  • Fionn Whitehead as Tommy
  • Barry Keoghan as George
  • Jack Lowden as Collins
  • Tom Glynn Carney as Peter
  • Aneurin Barnard as Gibson
  • Harry Styles as Alex
  • James D’arcy as Winnant
  • Kenneth Branagh as Bolton

Dunkirk movie official trailer

About the movie

The story of this war movie is not the same as a traditional war movie. The story of this movie was the story of survival, was the story of returning home with life. Director Christopher Nolan, who always makes Science Fiction movie, couldn’t even imagine that he would make such a beautiful war movie like Dunkirk. Christopher Nolan’s ability to read viewers minds is extraordinary. Although the movie Dunkirk is not a full-fledged war movie nevertheless the movie has made it to our top 10 WAR movies list for its great storyline.

8. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

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  • Movie Name: Saving Private Ryan
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
  • Writer: Robert Rodat
  • Genre: War, Drama, Action
  • Release Date: 24 July 1998
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English

Cast

  • Matt Damon as Private James Francis Ryan
  • Adam Goldberg as Private Stanley Mellish
  • Edward Burns as Private Richard Reiben
  • Giovanni Ribisi as Medic Irwin
  • Tom Sizemore as Mike
  • Tom Hanks as Captain John Miller

Saving Private Ryan movie official trailer

About the movie

Saving Private Ryan movie directed by Steven Spielberg, is the oldest in our today’s top 10 war movies list, but the significance of the war movie remains immense. Today’s war movie shows how a handful of America’s soldiers have overtaken enemies to retrieve their allies from the enemy’s territory.

9. Black Hawk Down (2001)

Info

  • Movie Name: Black Hawk Down
  • Director: Ridley Scott
  • Genre: War, History
  • Release Date: 28th December 2001
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English

Cast

  • Josh Hartnett as Matt Eversmann
  • Ewan McGregor as Grimesey
  • Tom Sizemore as Danny McKnight
  • Ewen Bremner as Shawn Nelson
  • Sam Shepard as William Garrison
  • Eric Bana as Hoot
  • William Fichtner as Jeff Sanderson
  • Ron Eldard as Michael Durant

Black Hawk Down movie official trailer

About the movie

The movie is named after a helicopter called Black Hawk and it is based on a true story. When the civil war broke out in Somalia in the year 1991, three US forces were tasked with preventing the civil war. Those three armies are the 75th Rangers, Delta Force and 160th SOAR (Night Stalkers). But in the end, if they were able to perform their duties, If you want to know, you should watch the war movie Black Hawk Down.

10. The Last Samurai (2003)

Info

  • Movie Name: The Last Samurai
  • Director: Edward Zwick
  • Writer: John Logan
  • Genre: War, Action
  • Release Date: 5th December 2003
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English, Japanese

Cast

  • Tom Cruise as Nathan Algren
  • Ken Watanabe as Katsumoto
  • Shin Koyamada as Nobutada
  • Tony Goldwyn as Bagley
  • Masato Harada as Omura
  • Hiroyuki Sanada as Ujio
  • Billy Connolly as Zebulon Gant

The Last Samurai movie official trailer

About the movie

Watch out for Tom Cruise or for a war movie we’re promising you, this movie will not waste your precious time. Many are familiar with the word Samurai, when you hear the word, it sounds like it is talking about something Japanese or Chinese. To clear your doubts, let’s say the word Samurai is a Japanese word. The hero of the movie Nathan Algren (Tom Cruise) receives an invitation from Japan to train the soldiers there. In this war movie, Nathan is a retired American soldier. But before the training was over, the Samurai’s war with the Japanese began. The story of this war is described in this movie.

In addition to top 10 WAR movies of all time mentioned in this post today, there are many more beautiful war movies that could not be elaborated, so we give the names of the war movies listed below.

  • Enemy at the Gates (2001)
  • Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
  • Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  • American Sniper (2014)
  • Lone Survivor (2013)
  • The Pianist (2002)
  • Fury (2014)
  • Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
  • Platoon (1986)
  • The Pacific (2010)
  • The Warlords (2007)
  • Downfall (2004)
  • Midway (2019)
  • Age of Heroes (2011)