Category Archives: War

The Hurt Locker

Release 2008

Genre Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Writers: Mark Boal
Stars: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce, Ralph Fiennes
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0887912/

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

Coriolanus

Release 2011

Genre Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Ralph Fiennes
Writers: John Logan, William Shakespeare
Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Lubna Azabal, Ashraf Barhom, Zoran Cica
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1372686/

A banished hero of Rome allies with a sworn enemy to take his revenge on the city.

Inglourious Basterds

Release 2009

Genre Adventure, Drama, War

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Director: Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth
Writers: Quentin Tarantino
Stars: Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Eli Roth, Michael Fassbender
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0361748/

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Green Zone

Release 2010

Genre Action, Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Paul Greengrass
Writers: Brian Helgeland, Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Stars: Igal Naor, Said Faraj, Faycal Attougui, Aymen Hamdouchi, Matt Damon
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0947810/

Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region.

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.

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