TV series about the war

List of the best series about the war, selected by visitors to our site: Band of Brothers, The Wings of Empire, Man in an Orange Shirt, Land of the Lustrous, The Halcyon, Fate/Apocrypha, The Brave, Saga of Tanya the Evil, SEAL Team, Das Boot
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Band of Brothers (2001)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 9.5)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersSoldier, Military

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.

The Wings of Empire (2017)
Genredrama, detective, military, history

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Man in an Orange Shirt (2017)
Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotLove, Relationship

A love story in two films charts the very different challenges to happiness for Michael and Thomas in the aftermath of World War 2, and to Adam and Steve in the present day.

Land of the Lustrous (2017)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon

In the mysterious future, crystalline organisms called Gems inhabit a world that has been destroyed by six meteors. Each Gem is assigned a role in order to fight against the Lunarians, a species who attacks them in order to shatter their bodies and use them as decorations.Phosphophyllite, also known as Phos, is a young and fragile Gem who dreams of helping their friends in the war effort. Instead, they are told to compile an encyclopedia because of their delicate condition. After begrudgingly embarking on this task, Phos meets Cinnabar, an intelligent gem who has been relegated to patrolling the isolated island at night because of the corrosive poison their body creates. After seeing how unhappy Cinnabar is, Phos decides to find a role that both of the rejected Gems can enjoy. Can Phos's seemingly mundane assignment lead both Phos and Cinnabar to the fulfillment they desire?

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

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

Fate/Apocrypha (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, cartoon
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleFascinating, Spectacular

The theft of the Greater Grail from Fuyuki City leads to a splintered timeline in which the Great Holy Grail War is waged on an unprecedented scale.

The Brave (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
StyleSpectacular, Action

The complex world of our bravest military heroes who make personal sacrifices while executing the most challenging and dangerous missions behind enemy lines.

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

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.

SEAL Team (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, drama, military
CharactersSpecial Forces, Military, Soldier, Psychologists
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.

Das Boot (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military
PlotSecond world war, Survival

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

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.

Britannia (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersSoldier, Strong women
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
CharactersScouts, Terrorists, CIA
PlotInvestigation, FBI

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.

American Gods (2017)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CharactersGods, Tough guys
PlotAdventures, Supernatural, Death

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.

The Long Road Home (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CharactersSoldier, Military

Relive a heroic fight for survival during the Iraq War, when the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood was ferociously ambushed on April 4, 2004, in Sadr City, Baghdad — a day that came to be known in military annals as “Black Sunday.”

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

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.

gen:LOCK (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, adventure
CharactersRobots, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventures

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.

Basilisk (2005)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantasy, drama, cartoon
PlotMartial Arts

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
CharactersMilitary, Soldier

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.

Over There (2005)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, drama, military
CharactersMilitary, Soldier

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

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

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

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

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

The Pacific (2010)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.3)
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CharactersSoldier, Military

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.

Jormungand (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, cartoon, military

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.

Gallipoli (2015)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.9)
Genredrama, military
CharactersMilitary, Soldier

As dawn breaks on April 25, 1915, ANZAC troops go into battle on the beaches of the Gallipoli peninsula. Landing in the dark chaos, Tolly, Bevan and their mates struggle to establish a tenuous foothold on the treacherous slopes and deep ravines. They endure the next eight months on the peninsula learning lessons of survival. By the time of the final evacuation they have also learned the skills of combat and what it means to be a young man in war.

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

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.

Overlord (2015)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, cartoon
PlotVirtual Reality, 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

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.

Vikings (2013)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.6)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
CharactersKings, Vikings, Soldier, Warriors
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.

Generation War (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.5)
Genredrama, military, history

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.