American war movies

List of the best American war movies selected by visitors to our site: Pearl Harbor, Saving Private Ryan, Black Hawk Down, Hacksaw Ridge, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Braveheart, Wonder Woman, War for the Planet of the Apes, Greyhound, Midway.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:03

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:49

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:24

    When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.

    Markimdb: 8.1
    Genredrama, military, biography, history
    CountryAustralia, USA
    Duration02:29

      WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

      Markimdb: 7.4
      Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
      CountryUSA
      Duration02:18

      After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.

      Markimdb: 8.4
      Genredrama, military, biography, history
      CountryUSA
      Duration02:58

      Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.

      Markimdb: 7.4
      Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, military
      CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Spain
      Duration02:16

        An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.

        Markimdb: 7.4
        Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
        CountryUSA, Canada, New Zealand
        Duration02:01

        Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.

        Markimdb: 7
        Genreaction, military, history
        CountryUSA, China, Canada

        A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the “Black Pit” to the front lines of WW2. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the surrounding enemy Nazi U-boats in order to give the allies a chance to win the war.

        Markimdb: 6.7
        Genreaction, military, biography, history
        CountryUSA, China, Canada, Hong Kong

        The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.

        Markimdb: 6.1
        Genrecomedy, drama, military
        CountryUSA, Germany
        Duration01:58

        Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of WWII to rescue the world’s artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their rightful owners. With the art hidden behind enemy lines, how could these guys hope to succeed?

        Markimdb: 7.5
        Genreaction, drama, military
        CountryUSA, United Kingdom
        Duration01:56

          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.

          Markimdb: 5.4
          Genrefantastic, action
          CountryUSA, Hungary

          In the near future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone and must work with an android officer to locate a doomsday device.

          Markimdb: 7.8
          Genredrama, military, history
          CountryUnited Kingdom, Netherlands, France, USA
          Duration02:27

          The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.

          Markimdb: 8.3
          Genreaction, drama, military, history
          CountryUSA, United Kingdom, India, Spain, Canada, China

          At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers.

          Markimdb: 8.5
          Genreaction, drama, military, history
          CountryUSA
          Duration03:14

          At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.

          Markimdb: 6.1
          Genreaction, drama, military, history
          CountryUSA
          Duration02:33

          Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" - one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.

          Markimdb: 8.1
          Genredrama, military, history
          CountryUSA, United Kingdom
          Duration01:55

          As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

          Markimdb: 7.9
          Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
          CountryUSA, Canada
          Duration01:53

            Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same day and is forced to fight and die again... and again - as physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop.

            Markimdb: 6.9
            Genredrama, military, biography, history
            CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
            Duration01:57

            Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.

            Markimdb: 6.2
            Genrethriller, adventure
            CountryUSA
            Duration02:05

            Major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.

            Markimdb: 7.4
            Genredrama, military, history
            CountryMexico, USA
            Duration02:16

            An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father.

            Markimdb: 6.7
            Genrecomedy
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:33

            An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.

            Markimdb: 6.2
            Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, sport
            CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
            Duration02:11

            19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.

            Markimdb: 6.3
            Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, military
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:48

              Sergeant John Tyree is home on a 2 week leave from Germany. He meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah's purse that had fallen off the pier. John falls in love with Savannah who is a student on spring break helping build a house for Habitat for Humanity. A romance occurs and Savannah falls deeply in love with John. She promises to write John overseas until he returns.

              Markimdb: 8
              Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, short, crime
              CountryUSA, Sweden
              Duration31:02

              During an unfortunate series of events, a friend of Kung Fury is assassinated by the most dangerous kung fu master criminal of all time, Adolf Hitler, a.k.a Kung Führer. Kung Fury decides to travel back in time to Nazi Germany in order to kill Hitler and end the Nazi empire once and for all.

              Markimdb: 7.3
              Genredrama, military, biography, history
              CountryUSA, India
              Duration02:30

              A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

              Markimdb: 4.6
              Genreaction, drama
              CountryUSA
              Duration02:33

              The plot is unknown at this time.

              Markimdb: 5.2
              Genreaction
              CountryUSA

              When an unknown military force invades Bushwick, a Brooklyn neighborhood, young student Lucy and war veteran Stupe must rely on each other to escape and survive.

              Markimdb: 6.6
              Genredrama, adventure, family, military
              CountryUSA
              Duration02:18

              A dog that helped soldiers in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience.

              Markimdb: 6.6
              Genrehorror, musical
              CountryUSA
              Duration01:42

              The Devil's Carnival: Alleluia! is the second episode of The Devil's Carnival. The episode will revolve around the war between Hell and Heaven.

              Markimdb: 6.4
              Genreaction, documentary, military, history
              CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Afghanistan
              Duration01:28

              What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and intimacy no previous film about the conflict in Afghanistan has been able to achieve. It is a masterpiece in the cinema of war.

              Markimdb: 6.4
              Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
              CountryUSA, China, Japan
              Duration02:03

              Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises from the sea to combat malevolent adversaries that threaten the survival of humanity. The creatures leave colossal destruction in their wake, as they make their way toward their final battleground: San Francisco.

              Markimdb: 6.6
              Genrethriller, drama
              CountryUSA, Poland
              Duration01:47

                A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.

                Markimdb: 6.8
                Genrecomedy, drama, military
                CountryUSA
                Duration02:31

                Thirty years after serving together in the Vietnam War, Larry "Doc" Shepherd, Sal Nealon and the Rev. Richard Mueller reunite for a different type of mission: to bury Doc's son, a young Marine killed in Iraq. Forgoing burial at Arlington National Cemetery, Doc and his old buddies take the casket on a bittersweet trip up the coast to New Hampshire. Along the way, the three men find themselves reminiscing and coming to terms with the shared memories of a war that continues to shape their lives.

                Markimdb: 4.9
                Genrethriller, melodrama, detective
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:34

                With a tour in Afghanistan behind him, war-torn Chris Jensen struggles to assimilate back to life in California. Drifting and living out of his car, he soon discovers that few are willing to deal with the remnants of a damaged career military man. Chris is self medicating; desperate to silence the echoes from the front lines. When an opportunity finally presents itself, he makes the hard decision to employ his most coveted talents honed in special ops. A job is a job and Chris knows civilian life can be just as cut-throat as time on active duty. But just how close does he have to get to Andrew Warner to secure the kill?

                Markimdb: 5.7
                Genrehorror, action, comedy
                CountryUSA
                Duration00:28

                Four survivors are killin' zombies and searching for a place to call home.

                Markimdb: 6.7
                Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure
                CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                Duration01:58

                A group of Iraq War veterans goes on the run from U.S. military forces while they try to clear their names after being framed for a crime they didn't commit. Along the way, Col. Hannibal Smith, Capt. H.M. ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock , Sgt. Bosco ‘B.A.’ Baracus, and Lt. Templeton ‘Faceman’ Peck help out various people they encounter.

                Markimdb: 7.3
                Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, history
                CountryUSA, Malta, Morocco
                Duration02:20

                An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

                Markimdb: 5.7
                Genredrama, military
                CountryUSA
                Duration02:44

                Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.

                Markimdb: 6.7
                Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:30

                Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his comrades and officers, Father Duffy, the regimental chaplain, has faith that he'll prove himself in the end.

                Markimdb: 6.3
                Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military, history
                CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
                Duration01:37

                Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.

                Markimdb: 3.6
                Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
                CountryUSA

                After losing his brother in combat, Jacob Singer returns home from Afghanistan -- only to be pulled into a mind-twisting state of paranoia. Singer soon realizes that his sibling is alive but life is not what it seems.

                Markimdb: 8.1
                Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:38

                  As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast – which he names Toothless – much to the chagrin of his warrior father

                  Markimdb: 7.5
                  Genredrama
                  CountryUSA, Canada
                  Duration02:00

                  Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.

                  Markimdb: 6.4
                  Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
                  CountryUSA
                  Duration01:59

                  During the War of 1812 against Britain: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet will arrive with 60 ships and 16,000 men to take the city. In this situation an island near the city becomes strategically important to both parties, but it's inhabited by the last big buccaneer: Jean Lafitte. Although Lafitte never attacks American ships, the governor hates him for selling merchandise without taxes - and is loved by the citizens for the same reason. When the big fight gets nearer, Lafitte is drawn between the fronts. His heart belongs to America, but his people urge him to join the party that's more likely to win.

                  Markimdb: 6.5
                  Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
                  CountryUSA
                  Duration02:10

                  The next installment in the franchise and the conclusion of the “Star Wars“ sequel trilogy as well as the “Skywalker Saga“.

                  Markimdb: 7.2
                  Genredrama, military, biography, history
                  CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA, Australia
                  Duration01:59

                  England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

                  Markimdb: 4.1
                  Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
                  CountryUSA

                  Rusty Wittenburg is a Navy SEAL struggling to balance his family life and his job. He fights daily to maintain the line between reality and the nightmares his PTSD conjures up for him. Dedicated to his team and his mission, he is willing to give the ultimate sacrifice for his fellow brothers and teammates.

                  Markimdb: 4.3
                  Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
                  CountryUSA
                  Duration01:39

                  The interwoven stories of three couples which are forced to make life altering decisions in the face of a disastrous war. Inspired and sometimes blinded by their love, Len, Mia, Andy, Esther, Anna and Erik are as flawed and beautiful as any of the billions who are facing this human-made biological disaster.




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