Jonathan Bennett, $39.39M, R Ryan Phillippe, A lot of films from the 2000s have won awards, become classics, and been met with praise from both critics and audiences. | $1.73M, R | | Ice Cube, A Special-Ops commander leads his team into the Nigerian jungle in order to rescue a doctor who will only join them if they agree to save 70 refugees too. Emily Blunt, | | | | | Ben Foster, Votes: 269,608 1. Tell us what you think about this feature. Zach Grenier, Votes: | During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America. Emmanuel Affadzi, | | Rachel Weisz, Votes: Tom Sizemore, Denis Villeneuve Movies like Avengers, Endgame, Infinity War, Black Panther, and Incredibles 2 not only killed it with audiences, but critics as well. 104 min The 25 Best War Movies of the 21st Century (So Far) Black Hawk Down (2001) Image via Columbia Pictures. $46.89M, PG-13 An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent. No End in Sight 2007, 102 min. Bradley Cooper, Ewan McGregor, sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Willem Dafoe, | | | Not surprisingly, half of those box office champs are superhero movies, which had a banner decade (and not just because Marvel settled down with Mark Ruffalo) after a sizzling jumpstart in the late 2000s. Director: Movies. | Stars: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011. The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news. 115 min Ralph Fiennes, Ricky Adelayitor, 1. Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000 Clint Eastwood | Stars: 2. Steven Spielberg Films that merely used war as a backdrop or setting were not included. Director: Terrence Malick My Top 250 War Movies (2000-2017) Menu. Many of cinema's greatest directors have chosen war as its theme. Bruno Ganz, Director: $59.07M, Not Rated Eric Bana, Votes: Stars: | Lucas Black, Biography, Drama, History. Classics as Casablanca and Dr. Strangelove were cut. Josh Hartnett, | Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him. Jamie Foxx, | | Director: | Stars: World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot. $133.38M, R | Dan Kearney, Drama, History, War. Matt Damon, Director: The films made in recent years that continue to illuminate specific corners of one of history's darkest chapters. Juan 'Doc Restrepo, $216.54M, R Liam Neeson, | Frank Finlay, An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle. Action, Drama. George MacKay, Ken Watanabe, Steven Soderbergh $70.01M, R $108.64M, R | Shane Taylor, Not Rated During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work. Jason Isaacs, Votes: | | 73,030 Stars: Mel Gibson | 435,515 Mel Gibson | $47.54M, PG-13 195 min The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day. Mark Strong, Votes: Modern War Movies: Complete with high budgets, all-star casts, sharp direction and world famous cinematography. Jesse Bradford, Votes: | Sienna Miller, Jude Law, Director: Action, Drama. | Gross: Stars: Act of Valor (2012) 4. $60.65M, R Stars: Don Cheadle, | Top 10 British War MoviesSubscribe: http://bit.ly/2tVCcUHFrom "The Dam Busters" to "Colonel Blimp", British war movies are the best of the best. Stars: | Gross: 174,487 A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home. Stars: Phillip Noyce | Gross: $5.51M, R 121 min Jean-Jacques Annaud | Gross: 159,380 264,277 Guy Pearce, Votes: $210.61M, PG-13 Luke Bracey, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Drama, War. The parameters set are as follows: Documentaries were removed. Stars: Sophie Marceau, 171,343 114 min The following top war films are listed within specific criteria. Kazunari Ninomiya, 131 min Jeremy Davies, | 418,314 George Clooney, 200,523 Brad Pitt, In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis. Roselyn Sanchez, Scottish warrior William Wallace leads his countrymen in a rebellion to free his homeland from the tyranny of King Edward I of England. Liev Schreiber, Nick Nolte, Stars: 332,156 Jessica Chastain, 2. Wolfgang Petersen | As a regiment assembles to wage war deep in enemy territory, two soldiers are assigned to race against time and deliver a message that will stop 1,600 men from walking straight into a deadly trap. Action, Biography, Drama. A team of U.S. government agents are sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East. | Gross: Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Beasts of No Nation (2015) Nestor Serrano, Joseph Fiennes, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Sam Mendes | Stars: INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS. Submit it to us here! 129,286 Ken Watanabe, Jenny Gabrielle, Director: | | Stars: Gabriel Macht, Barry Pepper, 241,536 | Gross: Colin Firth, Votes: Action, Crime, Drama. Steven Spielberg | Gross: 93 min Director: 133 min A war movie can be deeply pacifist, it can be revolutionary, it can be critical of our leaders who bring us into conflict. | Billy Boyd, | Gross: | | Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Votes: 134 min | | | Gross: Director: Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. | Saving Private Ryan (1998) R | 169 min | Drama, War. Director: Charles Ferguson • Starring: Gerald Burke, Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton, … Fionn Whitehead, Andrew Garfield, | | Gross: Charles Malik Whitfield, Votes: ... See full summary », Director: 125 min Tom Sizemore, Alexa Davalos, Votes: Mini-series, such as Band of Brothers, were not considered. Rorke Denver, Votes: A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. April 6th, 1917. Samuel Fischer | Director: Monica Bellucci, Mel Gibson, | 120 min 728,300 Stars: Because La La Land didn't invent the modern movie musical. $35.05M, R Ben Kingsley, Action, Crime, Drama. John Cromwell, Director: | $36.40M, R 153,272 | $17.02M, R 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. Greg Kinnear, Ed Harris, | | Jennifer Garner, Stars: 366,794 During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work. Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager, houses over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda, Africa. Tim Hetherington, 131 min A.O. | Black Hawk Down is a 2001 British-American war film directed by Ridley Scott. Gerard Butler, | Sam Elliott, Votes: | Cam Gigandet, 485,007 | | Action, Drama, History. Modern war movies, made during or only shortly after the conflicts they dramatize, are trickier. Apocalypse Now (1979) 98% #10. | Jim Caviezel, | Gross: 144 min | | By Emma Carey and The Esquire Editors. Teresa Palmer, Votes: 418,314 Director: Stars: Mike McCoy, Eric Bana, 100,512 Roland Emmerich | George Clooney, 121 min A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country. Scott MacDonald, Votes: Martin Hancock, Votes: 106 min Critics Consensus: A true account of military courage and survival, Lone Survivor wields enough visceral power to mitigate its heavy-handed jingoism. Action, Biography, Drama. Stars: Director: Benicio Del Toro, Drama, History. | | Gross: An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved. | | Gross: Stars: Director: 159,380 Stars: LaMonta Caldwell, Votes: Black Hawk Down (2001) R | 144 min | Drama, History, War. $125.10M, R When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Top 10 Iraq War Movies And TV ShowsSubscribe: http://goo.gl/Q2kKrD // Have a Top 10 idea? The … Director: Director: Benicio Del Toro, Jamie Bell, 90 min 137 min | Gross: Anthony Mackie, Stars: | Gross: Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the Crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people. 125 min | A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. $111.11M, R | Gross: David Wenham, Liam Neeson, Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. Director: Luckily, he ignores them. James D'Arcy, Votes: The only good reason for making a list of the best movies of any given period is to inspire curiosity and conversation, which is the goal behind this … Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters, and endeavor to build a village, in order to protect themselves and about one thousand Jewish non-combatants. A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad. Director: Drama, Thriller, War. Kirk Acevedo, Votes: Mark Rylance, Logan Lerman, 139 min Freddy Rodríguez, R Golshifteh Farahani, Votes: Patrick McGoohan, Kathryn Bigelow 428,332 Director: Pan's Labyrinth 2006, 119 min. Stars: In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista. | Director: Action, Drama, Thriller. Ulrich Matthes, Christian Bale, Sam Mendes 117 min | | Gross: Another war movie that isn't about the war itself, Quentin Tarantino's … Sean Penn, Ryô Kase, Votes: Biography, Drama, Music. 252,933 Director: Jake Gyllenhaal, Antoine Fuqua Director: 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. | Gross: David O. Russell Leonardo DiCaprio, | Daniel Mays, 951,630 | Action, Drama, History. 110 min | Gross: $67.21M, R Paulette Victor-Lifton Jeremy Renner, The last 15 years have brought no shortage of films about the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan (for obvious reasons), but World War II continues to fascinate filmmakers most of all. Scott Grimes, Mark Wahlberg, | 135 min 121 min | | Gross: Sam Worthington, Action, Adventure, Thriller. Biography, Drama, History. | Director: $60.65M, R Director: Stars: Directors: Action, Drama, Thriller. Mark Wahlberg, Best War Movie of the 21st Century. | Gross: Guy Pearce, Votes: In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, four soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help. The Men of Battle Company 2nd of the 503rd Infantry Regiment 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 156 min 137,232 Mel Gibson, | 88,844 Action, Adventure, Drama. | 361,662 | Brian Geraghty, Greg Kinnear, | | Jon Bernthal, Votes: $159.23M, See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc, Character Repeating Someone Else's Dialogue, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. Madeleine Stowe, Scott and Manohla Dargis rank the best films made since 2000. Sophie Okonedo, 66,199 Stars: A CIA agent on the ground in Jordan hunts down a powerful terrorist leader while being caught between the unclear intentions of his American supervisors and Jordan Intelligence. | Brad Pitt, | Gross: | Dominic West, Votes: $13.76M, R | 121 min Stars: Pablo Guevara, Votes: | Gross: $47.40M, R Scott Waugh Ridley Scott And whether you're looking for a gory horror movie or a family-friendly flick, film critics can recommend a film from just about every genre. | Gross: | Stars: Action, Drama, Thriller. Julia Ormond, From biopics, to satires, and moving thrillers. Stars: Mark Strong, | Drama, War. | Tom Hanks, | Kyle Gallner, Mark Wahlberg, Stars: Clint Eastwood | R Gene Hackman, | | Ridley Scott | | Stars: Cole Konis, Votes: 21,875 Drama, War. Josh Hartnett, Action, Biography, Drama. | Sharing my Best Modern Day War Movies from 1990 to now. $95.72M, R | Stars: Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. Stars: $350.13M, R | | Gross: The life stories of the six men who raised the flag at the Battle of Iwo Jima, a turning point in World War II. Harrison Ford, Navy S.E.A.L. $51.40M, R Biography, Drama, History. In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, four soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help. Biography, Drama, History. Stars: Juliane Köhler, Votes: | Gross: Movies. Roman Polanski Alex Veadov, Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc. Clint Eastwood Stars: 106 min Christopher Nolan Action, Drama, Thriller. Joel Edgerton, 396,900 In fact, it’s one of the first genres to grace the big screen way back in the early 20th century. Owen Wilson, Stars: | | Gross: Werner Herzog Edward Zwick Drama, Thriller, War. Ridley Scott 137 min Action, Biography, Drama. | 100 Best War Movies of All Time #10. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie … Joaquin Phoenix, | Gross: R | "Zero Dark Thirty" (2012) "Zero Dark Thirty" is, perhaps, the penultimate, tale of Afghanistan. 128,889 | Gross: Spike Jonze, Votes: READ MORE: The 50 Best Foreign Language Movies Of the 21st Century So Far Jason Isaacs, Tom Sizemore, CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel. Billy Connolly, | $93.93M, R | | Gross: | Gross: Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son. Lucas Black, | James Cromwell, Caroline Goodall, Votes: Chris Cooper, | | Green Zone (2010) | 169 min 141 min Jamie Foxx, Director: Jason Bateman, Votes: 144 min Joely Richardson, Taylor Kitsch, 163 min $33.60M, R This week, we’re using the opening of Justin Lin‘s stark philosophical inquiry “Star Trek Beyond” as an excuse to revisit our old list of 25 sci-fi favorites since 2000, and to expand it to a whopping 50. $62.66M, R $1.33M, R 594 min $62.66M, R Stars: $85.82M, R | Edward Zwick $188.37M, R Action, Drama, History. | 119 min 545,082 160 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. 421,355 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. Adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War. Action, Adventure, Drama. Director: Tell us what you think about this feature. 134 min Stars: Lone Survivor (2014)75%. | | Gross: Director: | William Atherton, Votes: 265,227 112,076 178 min $75.60M, Not Rated Below we run down the 20 greatest war movies ever made. $17.02M, R 131 min 165 min “All you need for a movie is a gun and girl,” Jean-Luc Godard famously said, and the crime film has been one of cinema’s most enduringly popular genres since the silent era, from the Warner Bros. gangster movies of the 1930s to the Tarantino knock-offs of the 1990s and 2000s. Andrew Adote, Votes: Eric Bana, Votes: $32.57M, R Sam Mendes Eva Green, | Mel Gibson, Ice Cube, | Brian Geraghty, | This is the TOP list of my Afghanistan/Iraq war movies and not any world war two movies!.Will update if i can remember any more movies!. Spike Jonze, Votes: A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home. Adrien Brody, Randall Wallace | Michael Peña, Votes: Alexandra Maria Lara, | The Dead Don’t Die (2019) Director: Jim Jarmusch Looking at the cast alone, which features the … Orlando Bloom, Ridley Scott Director: 212,090 Action, Drama, War. $96.90M, TV-MA | Paul Bettany, Paul Greengrass | Barry Keoghan, Edward Burns, Votes: Director: Emile Hirsch, The Best War Movies On Netflix Provide a Searing Look at Humanity. | Stars: 157 min Igal Naor, Votes: 128 min 174,487 Action, Adventure, Comedy. Director: Director: | Ron Livingston, Action, Drama, History, Memorial Day, 1993. 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