Category Archives: War

Centurion

Release 2010

Genre Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Neil Marshall
Stars: Michael Fassbender, Andreas Wisniewski, Dave Legeno, Axelle Carolyn, Dominic West
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1020558/

A splinter group of Roman soldiers fight for their lives behind enemy lines after their legion is decimated in a devastating guerrilla attack.

300: Rise of an Empire

Release 2014

Genre Action, Drama, Fantasy, War

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Director: Noam Murro
Writers: Zack Snyder, Kurt Johnstad, Frank Miller
Stars: Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, Hans Matheson, Callan Mulvey
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1253863/

Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.

Dear John

Release 2010

Genre Drama, Romance, War

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Director: Lasse Hallström
Writers: Jamie Linden, Nicholas Sparks
Stars: Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, Richard Jenkins, Henry Thomas, D.J. Cotrona
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0989757/

A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he's home on leave.

The Hunter

Release 2011

Genre Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Daniel Nettheim
Writers: Alice Addison, Wain Fimeri, Daniel Nettheim, Julia Leigh
Stars: Willem Dafoe, Frances O'Connor, Sam Neill, Morgana Davies, Finn Woodlock
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1703148/

Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by a mysterious biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.

War Horse

Release 2011

Genre Drama, War

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Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Lee Hall, Richard Curtis, Michael Morpurgo, Nick Stafford
Stars: Jeremy Irvine, Peter Mullan, Emily Watson, Niels Arestrup, David Thewlis
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1568911/

Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.

Into the White

Release 2012

Genre Action, Drama, War

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Director: Petter Næss
Writers: Ole Meldgaard, Dave Mango, Petter Næss
Stars: Florian Lukas, David Kross, Stig Henrik Hoff, Lachlan Nieboer, Rupert Grint
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1876277/

Norway, WWII: A group of British and German soldiers find themselves stranded in the wilderness after an aircraft battle. Finding shelter in the same cabin, they realize the only way to survive the winter is to place the rules of war aside.

Stalingrad

Release 2013

Genre Action, Drama, War

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Director: Fedor Bondarchuk
Writers: Sergey Snezhkin, Ilya Tilkin
Stars: Mariya Smolnikova, Yanina Studilina, Pyotr Fyodorov, Thomas Kretschmann, Sergey Bondarchuk
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1966566/

A band of Russian soldiers fight to hold a strategic building in their devastated city against a ruthless German army, and in the process become deeply connected to two Russian women who have been living there.

Rambo

Release 2008

Genre Action, Thriller, War

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Director: Sylvester Stallone
Writers: Art Monterastelli, Sylvester Stallone, David Morrell
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden, Graham McTavish, Reynaldo Gallegos
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0462499/

In Thailand, John Rambo joins a group of mercenaries to venture into war-torn Burma, and rescue a group of Christian aid workers who were kidnapped by the ruthless local infantry unit.

Zulu

Release 2013

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Jérôme Salle
Writers: Caryl Ferey, Julien Rappeneau, Jérôme Salle
Stars: Orlando Bloom, Forest Whitaker, Tanya van Graan, Natasha Loring, Roxanne Prentice
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2249221/

The policemen, Ali Sokhela and Brian Epkeen, investigate a massacre during apartheid in South Africa, which apparently took place because a new illegal substance became available.

How I Live Now

Release 2013

Genre Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War

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Director: Kevin Macdonald
Writers: Jeremy Brock, Tony Grisoni, Meg Rosoff, Penelope Skinner, Jack Thorne
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, George MacKay, Harley Bird, Danny McEvoy
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1894476/

An American girl, sent to the English countryside to stay with relatives, finds love and purpose while fighting for her survival as war envelops the world around her.

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