TV series about the war

List of the best series about the war, selected by visitors to our site: Band of Brothers, gen:LOCK, The Halcyon, SEAL Team, Descendants of the Sun, War and Peace, Saga of Tanya the Evil, American Gods, Troy: Fall of a City, Das Boot
In the top there are new series of 2019, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.
Band of Brothers (2001)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 9.5)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration10:00
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar

Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company parachuting into Normandy early on D-Day morning, participants in the Battle of the Bulge, and witness to the horrors of war, the men of Easy knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear - and became the stuff of legend. Based on Stephen E. Ambrose's acclaimed book of the same name.

gen:LOCK (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, adventure
Duration01:51
CharactersRobots, Heroes
PlotWar, Survival, Adventures
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

Fifty years in the future, an oppressive authoritarian force threatens to conquer the world. A daring team is recruited to pilot a new form of weaponized neuroscience that powers devastating mecha, but they must be willing to sacrifice everything to save the world.

The Halcyon (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersCooks, Maids
PlotWar
PlaceEngland, Hotels

The story of a bustling and glamorous five star hotel at the centre of London society and a world at war.

SEAL Team (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
CharactersSpecial Forces, Military, Soldier, Psychologists
PlotWar, Adventures
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

The lives of the elite Navy Seals as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions our country can ask.

Descendants of the Sun (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.5)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:46
CharactersDoctors
PlotWar

A drama about the love of people who get closer as they learn to be considerate of each other in desperate times and sacrifices made by people who throw themselves into natural disasters.

War and Peace (2016)
Mark6 (imdb: 8.2)
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:05
CharactersSoldier
PlotLove, War, Death
PlaceRussia

A story that revolves around five aristocratic families, set during the reign of Alexander I, and centered on the love triangle between Natasha Rostova, Pierre Bezukhov, and Andrei Bolkonsky.

Saga of Tanya the Evil (2017)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, fantasy, cartoon, military
CountryJapan
Duration02:37
PlotWar

On the front lines of the war, there is a little girl. Blond hair, blue eyes, and porcelain white skin, she commands her squad with lisping voice. Her name is Tanya Degurechaff. But in reality, she is one of Japan's most elite salarymen, reborn as a little girl after angering a mysterious being who calls himself God. This little girl, who prioritizes efficiency and her own career over anything else, will become the most dangerous being amongst the sorcerers of the imperial army.

American Gods (2017)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersGods, Tough guys
PlotWar, Adventures, Supernatural, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleFancy

Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel about an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.

Troy: Fall of a City (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 3.8)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, South Africa, Australia
Duration02:19
PlotWar, betrayal, Death, Love
StyleNetflix

A rich story of love, intrigue, betrayal and belonging told from the perspective of the Trojan royal family at the heart of the siege of Troy.

Das Boot (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military
Duration01:00
CharactersSubmariners
PlotWar, Second world war, Survival
PlaceSubmarines

An inexperienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance in the WWII drama.

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Britannia (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:45
CharactersSoldier, Strong women
PlotWar
PlaceRoman Empire

An epic drama set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army – determined and terrified in equal measure - returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia - a mysterious land ruled by warrior women and powerful druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld. Or so they say.

The Looming Tower (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersScouts, Terrorists, CIA
PlotInvestigation, FBI, War

Tracing the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, it takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently might have set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.

Overlord (2015)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:30
PlotVirtual Reality, War, Adventures

In the year 2138, virtual reality gaming is booming. Yggdrasil, a popular online game is quietly shut down one day. However, one player named Momonga decides to not log out. Momonga is then transformed into the image of a skeleton as "the most powerful wizard." The world continues to change, with non-player characters (NPCs) beginning to feel emotion. Having no parents, friends, or place in society, this ordinary young man Momonga then strives to take over the new world the game has become.

Attack on Titan (2013)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8.8)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration10:25
CharactersMonsters
PlotWar

Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by Titans. Titans are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A small percentage of humanity survived by walling themselves in a city protected by extremely high walls, even taller than the biggest Titans. Flash forward to the present and the city has not seen a Titan in over 100 years. Teenage boy Eren and his foster sister Mikasa witness something horrific as the city walls are destroyed by a Colossal Titan that appears out of thin air. As the smaller Titans flood the city, the two kids watch in horror as their mother is eaten alive. Eren vows that he will murder every single Titan and take revenge for all of mankind.

Over There (2005)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar

Gritty, intense, evocative and emotional, "Over There" takes you to the front lines of battle and explores the effects of war on a U.S. Army unit sent to Iraq on their first tour of duty, as well as the equally powerful effects felt at home by their families and loved ones.

Diversant (2004)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genreaction, military
CountryRussia
Duration03:28
PlotWar

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Batallions Ask for Fire (1985)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 8)
Genredrama, military
CountrySoviet Union
Duration04:45
PlotWar

A story of a several days of intense fighting on the Eastern Front during one of the Soviet offensives in WWII.

Shogun (1980)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:00
CharactersSamurai, Samurai
PlotIntrigue, War, Survival, Adventures, Politics
PlaceJapan
StyleSpectacular

A English navigator becomes both a player and pawn in the complex political games in feudal Japan.

Basilisk (2005)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantasy, drama, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration00:25
PlotMartial Arts, War
PlaceJapan
StyleSpectacular

The story takes place in the year 1614. Two ninja clans, Tsubagakure of the Iga and Manjidani of Kouga, battle each other to determine which grandson of Tokugawa Ieyasu will become the next shogun. The deadly competition between 10 elite ninja from each clan unleashes a centuries-old hatred that threatens to destroy all hope for peace between them.

Generation Kill (2008)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 8.5)
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration07:00
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar

The first 40 days of the war in Iraq as seen through the eyes of an elite group of U.S. Marines who spearheaded the invasion along with an embedded Rolling Stone reporter. A vivid account of the soldiers and of the forces that guided them in an often-improvised initiative.

Generation War (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.5)
Genredrama, military, history
CountryGermany
Duration02:11
PlotWar, Death
PlacePrison

Berlin, summer of 1941, during the World War II. Five young Germans promise to meet again as soon the war ends… in Christmas: brothers Wilhelm and Friedhelm will go to the Russian front. Charlotte will serve as a nurse in a campaign hospital. Greta dreams of becoming a singer. Viktor, her Jewish boyfriend, works as a tailor with her father. But soon their naive wishes of peace and happiness will become a long and tragic nightmare.

Vikings (2013)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.6)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
Duration00:45
CharactersKings, Vikings, Soldier, Warriors
PlotWar, Intrigue
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFor men, Worth watching, Spectacular

Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods. Legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.

Jormungand (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, cartoon, military
CountryJapan
Duration10:00
CharactersHeroes
PlotWar
StyleSpectacular

Jonah is a child soldier and the newest bodyguard for Koko, an international arms dealer with an entourage of hired guns. The cold-blooded kid hates Koko’s line of work, but following her into the darkest corners of the black market might be the only way he can find those responsible for his family’s slaughter. Besides, his employer isn’t like most merchants of death. She uses guile and cutthroat tactics to keep her clients armed to the teeth—all while cultivating her own warped plan for the future of world peace. With the CIA desperate for her capture, assassins eager to collect her head, and the potential for every contract to end in ultra-violence, Koko and her comrades in arms bring the boom to every corner of the world.

The Pacific (2010)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.3)
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration09:00
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar, Survival

Track the intertwined real-life stories of three U.S. Marines – Robert Leckie, John Basilone, and Eugene Sledge – across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. A companion piece to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers.

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