Category Archives: War

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Release 2016

Genre Drama, War

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Director: Ang Lee
Writers: Ben Fountain, Jean-Christophe Castelli
Stars: Joe Alwyn, Garrett Hedlund, Arturo Castro, Mason Lee, Astro
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2513074/

19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.

Allied

Release 2016

Genre Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War

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Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writers: Steven Knight
Stars: Brad Pitt, Vincent Ebrahim, Xavier De Guillebon, Marion Cotillard, Camille Cottin
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3640424/

In 1942, a Canadian intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

Hacksaw Ridge

Release 2016

Genre Drama, War

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Director: Mel Gibson
Writers: Robert Schenkkan, Andrew Knight
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Richard Pyros, Jacob Warner, Milo Gibson, Darcy Bryce
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2119532/

WWII 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 win the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.

Arsenal

Release 2017

Genre Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Steven C. Miller
Writers: Jason Mosberg
Stars: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, Adrian Grenier, Johnathon Schaech, Lydia Hull
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5580536/

A Southern mobster attempts to rescue his kidnapped brother.

Barry

Release 2016

Genre Adventure, Biography, Drama, War

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Director: Vikram Gandhi
Writers: Adam Mansbach
Stars: Devon Terrell, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jason Mitchell, Ellar Coltrane, Jenna Elfman
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5477566/

A look into the early life of U.S. President Barack "Barry" Obama

Beyond the Gates

Release 2016

Genre Adventure, Drama, Horror, War

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Director: Jackson Stewart
Writers: Stephen Scarlata, Jackson Stewart
Stars: Sara Malakul Lane, Barbara Crampton, Brea Grant, Chase Williamson, Justin Welborn
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4687358/

Two estranged brothers reunite at their missing father's video store to liquidate the property and sell off his assets. As they dig through the store, they find a VCR board game dubbed 'Beyond The Gates' that holds a connection to their father's disappearance and deadly consequences for anyone who plays it.

War Dogs

Release 2016

Genre Comedy, Drama, War

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Director: Todd Phillips
Writers: Stephen Chin, Todd Phillips, Jason Smilovic, Guy Lawson
Stars: Miles Teller, Steve Lantz, Gregg Weiner, David Packouz, Eddie Jemison
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2005151/

Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

Anthropoid

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Thriller, War

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Director: Sean Ellis
Writers: Sean Ellis, Anthony Frewin
Stars: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Brian Caspe, Karel Hermánek Jr., Sara Arsteinova
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4190530/

Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler.

Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the 4th Reich

Release 2016

Genre Action, War

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Director: Claudio Fäh
Writers: Robert Henny, Chad Law, Don Michael Paul
Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Tom Sizemore, Kip Pardue, Stephen Lang, Rutger Hauer
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5050200/

Near the end of World War II, American and British Special Forces must extract a resistance fighter behind Nazi lines.

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

Release 2016

Genre Action, War

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Director: Mario Van Peebles
Writers: Cam Cannon, Richard Rionda Del Castro
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Matt Lanter, Weronika Rosati
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2032572/

The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and relentless shark attacks.

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