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Drama, Comedy, Action
Feel
Emotional, Gripping, Funny
Theme
History, Relationships, Social Issue
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English, French, Hindi
Released in
1 Years, 2 Years, 5 Years
Based on
History, Book, True Story
Recommended for
Elderly, Adults, Kids
Director
Michael Curtiz, John Ford, Mervyn Leroy
Cast
Amitabh Bachchan, John Wayne, Robert De Niro
Highly Rated for
Story, Acting, Action

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#1

Saving Private Ryan

4.3 rating from 1733 reviews
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....
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  English, 1998, 169 min
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....
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English, 1998, 169 min, Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore
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War, Story, Action, History, Acting, Emotional, Gripping, Cinematography, Violent, Direction, Script, Epic, Music, Disturbing, Inspiring
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Language: English
Release Year: 1998
Runtime: 169 min
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore
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Genre: War, History
Feel: Emotional, Violent
Theme: Humanity, Relationships
Highly Rated For: Story, Direction
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#2

Apocalypse Now

4.2 rating from 841 reviews
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....
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  English, 1979, 147 min
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....
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English, 1979, 147 min, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall
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War, Story, Acting, Cinematography, Music, Gripping, Surfing, Action, Disturbing, Epic, History, Philosophy, Direction, Drugs, Humanity
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Language: English
Release Year: 1979
Runtime: 147 min
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall
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Genre: War, Epic
Feel: Disturbing, Gripping
Theme: Humanity, Surfing
Highly Rated For: Cinematography, Acting
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#3

Full Metal Jacket

4.2 rating from 536 reviews
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....
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  English, 1987, 116 min
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....
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English, 1987, 116 min, Stanley Kubrick, Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio
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Language: English
Release Year: 1987
Runtime: 116 min
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Cast: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio
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Genre: War, Comedy
Feel: Disturbing, Gripping
Theme: Humanity, Abuse
Highly Rated For: Direction, Story
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#4

Platoon

4.1 rating from 407 reviews
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man....
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  English, 1986, 120 min
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man....
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English, 1986, 120 min, Oliver Stone, Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe
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War, Story, Acting, Emotional, Action, Music, Human Struggle, Crime, History, Gripping, Direction, College Life, Script, Cinematography, Drugs
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Language: English
Release Year: 1986
Runtime: 120 min
Director: Oliver Stone
Cast: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe
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Genre: War, Action
Feel: Emotional, Gripping
Theme: Humanity, College Life
Highly Rated For: Direction, Acting
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#5

Fury

4.1 rating from 712 reviews
A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945....
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  English, 2014, 134 min
A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945....
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English, 2014, 134 min, David Ayer, Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman
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Language: English
Release Year: 2014
Runtime: 134 min
Director: David Ayer
Cast: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman
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Genre: War, History
Feel: Violent, Gripping
Theme: Humanity, Human Struggle
Highly Rated For: Acting, Story
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#6

Grave of the Fireflies

4.2 rating from 452 reviews
A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II....
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  Japanese, 1988, 89 min
A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II....
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Japanese, 1988, 89 min, Isao Takahata, Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi
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Language: Japanese
Release Year: 1988
Runtime: 89 min
Director: Isao Takahata
Cast: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi
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Genre: War, Animation
Feel: Emotional, Gripping
Theme: Relationships, Human Struggle
Highly Rated For: Story, Music
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#7

Inglourious Basterds

4.2 rating from 1473 reviews
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....
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  English, 2009, 153 min
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....
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English, 2009, 153 min, Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth, Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth
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War, Story, History, Acting, Comedy, Dialogue, Action, Crime, Music, Violent, Gripping, Script, Fantasy, Thriller, Baseball
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Language: English
Release Year: 2009
Runtime: 153 min
Director: Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth
Cast: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth
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Genre: History, War
Feel: Violent, Intelligent
Theme: Baseball, Culture
Highly Rated For: Dialogue, Acting
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#8

Black Hawk Down

4.1 rating from 764 reviews
160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis....
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  English, 2001, 144 min
160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis....
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English, 2001, 144 min, Ridley Scott, Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore
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Language: English
Release Year: 2001
Runtime: 144 min
Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore
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Genre: War, Action
Feel: Violent, Patriotic
Theme: Politics, Humanity
Highly Rated For: Cinematography, Acting
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#9

Pan's Labyrinth

4.2 rating from 1060 reviews
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world....
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  Spanish, 2006, 118 min
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world....
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Spanish, 2006, 118 min, Guillermo del Toro, Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López
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Language: Spanish
Release Year: 2006
Runtime: 118 min
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Cast: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López
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Genre: Fantasy, Drama
Feel: Violent, Gripping
Theme: Relationships, Philosophy
Highly Rated For: Direction, Story
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#10

Letters from Iwo Jima

4.1 rating from 307 reviews
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....
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  Japanese, 2006, 141 min
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....
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Japanese, 2006, 141 min, Clint Eastwood, Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara
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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....
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Language: Japanese
Release Year: 2006
Runtime: 141 min
Director: Clint Eastwood
Cast: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara
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Genre: War, History
Feel: Patriotic, Emotional
Theme: Humanity, Relationships
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