Top 10 War Movies

One of the best ways to spend your night is to watch a good and exciting war movie that can, aside from the action elements, communicate a deeper message and make you think about things. Forget the classics that you have watched many a times. So, here comes the list of top 10 war movies that are not-so-popular but stand out because of their sheer quality. These are a must-watch for every cinema lover.

The Hornet’s Nest

Hornet’s Nest is an exciting war documentary that uses unprecedented real footage to tell the story of an elite group of U.S. troops sent on a dangerous mission deep inside one of Afghanistan’s most hostile valleys.  What was meant to be a simple action, turned into nine days of desert combat where the enemies had the tactical higher ground.

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Shot Caller

Shot Caller is a war movie that features Game of Thrones’ Nikolaj Coster-Waldau who portrays a man who must fight for his life and the life of his family. The main character is incarcerated and forced to join a prison gang to survive. This movie will amaze you with a great story and 2 hours of outstanding action that will make you watch it again shortly after.

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Taking Chance

Taking Chance is a movie in which Kevin Bacon stars as a military officer whose life is dramatically changed after taking an assignment to escort home the body of a 19-year-old marine who got killed in Iraq. This movie presents a profoundly moving drama meant to make you question many things about life and the legitimacy of warfare.

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The Battle of The Bulge

The Battle of The Bulge is the war documentary that recreates the atrocities of one of the biggest WW2 battles. The scenes of this film were shot under actual battle conditions by service and newsreel cameramen attached to American, British, French, Russian, and German forces. This war documentary was meant to present you the horrors of WWII in their most realistic form.

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When Trumpets Fade

When Trumpets Fade is a movie about an American soldier, who becomes caught up in the midst of a desperate struggle to survive during the bloodiest battle of WW2. You will enjoy the realistic WW2 battle scenes, and the outstanding acting that portrays the real horror of WW2 in the best possible manner.

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April 9th

April 9th is a movie about the Danish army who got placed on high alert in the early morning of April 9 1940. The Germans have crossed the border of Denmark and the Danish army needs to fight back against Europe’s strongest army. Meanwhile, in Southern Jutland, Danish bicycle and motorcycle companies are ordered to go against all odds and hold back the forces until the Danish reinforcements can be mobilized.

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Reaper

Reaper follows the story of a young soldier who is cut off and finds himself alone when the rest of his unit is wiped out in a brutal ambush. Surrounded by enemies, his rifle is jammed and it seems that he has no chances to survive. Suddenly, “Reaper” appears from the bush and promises the young soldier to get him home.

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The Last Ridge: The 10th Mountain Division

The Last Ridge is a compelling documentary that recounts a true “mission impossible” of the U.S Army’s 10th Mountain Division during the WW2. After hard training, the legendary alpine military unit was sent to dislodge the Germans who were entrenched on Italy’s mountaintops. The 10th Mountain Division turned the tide for the Allies in Italy and revolutionized mountain warfare.

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Battle for Sevastopol

Battle for Sevastopol follows the story of a young student Lyudmila Pavlichenko who got caught off-guard by the raging WW2. Lyudmila volunteers in the army and is moved to the front line after a brief training in sniper school. Soon, Lyudmila proves that she’s a talented shooter with an ability to keep calm during the most challenging situations.

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Fall of the Innocent

fall of the Innocent is a movie about the father from the small village in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia who accidentally kills his son during a bar brawl and is imprisoned afterward. While in jail, the entire village becomes a scapegoat because of Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich0s assassination. After the father gets freed, he returns home to learn that all his family has been massacred.

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