Category Archives: War

Megan Leavey

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Drama, War

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Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Writers: Pamela Gray, Annie Mumolo, Tim Lovestedt
Stars: Kate Mara, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford, Ramon Rodriguez, Edie Falco
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4899370/

Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq.

The Wall

Release 2017

Genre Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Doug Liman
Writers: Dwain Worrell
Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena, Laith Nakli
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4218696/

Two American Soldiers are trapped by a lethal sniper, with only an unsteady wall between them.

The Ottoman Lieutenant

Release 2017

Genre Drama, War

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Director: Joseph Ruben
Writers: Jeff Stockwell
Stars: Michiel Huisman, Hera Hilmar, Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Haluk Bilginer
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4943322/

The Ottoman Lieutenant is a love story between an idealistic American nurse and a Turkish officer in World War I.

The Journey(HC)

Release 2016

Genre Drama, Romance, War

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Director: Nick Hamm
Writers: Colin Bateman
Stars: Toby Stephens, Freddie Highmore, John Hurt, Catherine McCormack, Timothy Spall
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4826674/

A fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland - firebrand Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness - who are forced to take a short journey together in which they will take the biggest leap of faith and change the course of history.

Wonder Woman

Release 2017

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War

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Director: Patty Jenkins
Writers: Allan Heinberg, Zack Snyder, Jason Fuchs, William Moulton Marston
Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0451279/

Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

The Zookeeper's Wife

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Drama, War

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Director: Niki Caro
Writers: Angela Workman, Diane Ackerman
Stars: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl, Timothy Radford, Efrat Dor
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1730768/

The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.

War Machine

Release 2017

Genre Comedy, Drama, War

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Director: David Michôd
Writers: Michael Hastings, David Michôd
Stars: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hayes, John Magaro, Anthony Michael Hall, Emory Cohen
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4758646/

An absurdist war story for our times, writer-director David Michôd (Animal Kingdom) recreates a U.S. General's roller-coaster rise and fall as part reality, part savage parody - raising the specter of just where the line between them lies today. His is an exploration of a born leader's ultra-confident march right into the dark heart of folly. At the story's core is Brad Pitt's sly take on a successful, charismatic four-star general who leapt in like a rock star to command NATO forces in Afghanistan, only to be taken down by a journalist's no-holds-barred exposé.

Drone

Release 2017

Genre Documentary, Thriller, War

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Director: Jason Bourque
Writers: Ian Birkett, Paul A. Birkett, Jason Bourque, Roger Patterson
Stars: Sean Bean, Mary McCormack, Joel David Moore, Sharon Taylor, Patrick Sabongui
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5352846/

Ideologies collide with fatal results when a military drone contractor meets an enigmatic Pakistani businessman.

Their Finest

Release 2016

Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance, War

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Director: Lone Scherfig
Writers: Gaby Chiappe, Lissa Evans
Stars: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Paul Ritter
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1661275/

A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.

Sand Castle

Release 2017

Genre Drama, War

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Director: Fernando Coimbra
Writers: Chris Roessner
Stars: Henry Cavill, Nicholas Hoult, Glen Powell, Tommy Flanagan, Logan Marshall-Green
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2582576/

Set during the occupation of Iraq, a squad of U.S. soldiers try to protect a small village.

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