War violence movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant war violence movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out tense, realistic, serious, suspense, captivating and rough films and TV shows about / with war violence, military, war, death, violence, soldier, battles, world war two, army and combat plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as war violence: Band of Brothers (2001), Come and See (1985), The Last Full Measure (2019), Braveheart (1995), Fury (2014), The Pacific (2010), Zulu (1964), Saving Private Ryan (1998), Of Gods and Men (2010), Glory (1989).

List of war violence movies

Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
TV show
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: captivating, epic, heroic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, war, combat, paratrooper, soldier, behind enemy lines, american soldier, nazi germany, battles, courage, war violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, belgium, paris france, austria ...
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 8.4
 80K
Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, rough, disturbing, harsh ...
Plot: world war two, genocide, against humanity, brutality, war crime, atrocity, occupation, fascism, great patriotic war, war, massacre, mass murder ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: ussr, poland, germany, europe, russia
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The Last Full Measure (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The incredible true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger, a U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen medic who personally saved over sixty men. Thirty-two years later, Pentagon staffer Scott Huffman investigates a Congressional Medal of Honor ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, captivating, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, war violence, military, jungle, heroes, death, investigation, saving a life, heroism, dying, self sacrifice, thanksgiving ...
Time: year 1999, year 1969
Place: vietnam, washington d.c.
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 8.4
 1.0M
Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against ...
Style: epic, scenic, breathtaking, emotional, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, courage, war, freedom, idealism, tragic hero, battles, sword fight, vengeance, warrior, beautiful scenery, legend ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 13th century
Place: scotland, england, scottish highlands, united kingdom, europe ...
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 7.5
 491K
Fury (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: world war two, war, tank, soldier, military, heroism, american soldier, nazi germany, violence, battles, nazi, ambush ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ...
Style: exciting, tense, epic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: ship, napoleonic wars, navy, sea battle, adventure, heroic mission, leadership, battles, naval battle, sailboat, naturalist, ocean ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, edwardian era
Place: england, france, europe, brazil, pacific ocean
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 8.3
 113K
The Pacific (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 530 min.
TV show
Story: A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers" telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.
Style: serious, emotional, suspenseful, disturbing, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, war, battlefield, battles, squad, soldier, marines, american soldier, u.s. military, imperial japan, navy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean, japan, alabama, okinawa, asia ...
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 7.7
 40K
Zulu (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man of the people Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine) were in charge of defending the isolated Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal hordes, holding out during an ...
Style: realistic, epic, factual, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: military, war, british colonialism, british army, siege, human spirit, soldier, british empire, historical event, colonialism, battles, native ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 60s, 1870s
Place: africa, south africa, england, united kingdom
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Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: realistic, epic, captivating, breathtaking, rough ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: war, world war two, courage, military, army, nazi, sniper, self sacrifice, heroic mission, d day, friendship, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, middle ages, 20th century
Place: normandy, france, poland, germany, europe ...
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Of Gods and Men (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: French drama based on the 1996 kidnapping and killing of seven monks in Algeria. A group of Trappist monks reside in the monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria, where they live in harmony with the largely muslim population. When a bloody conflict between ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, meditative, visually appealing ...
Plot: monk, monastery, faith, clergy, muslim, islam, christian, religion, idealism, courage, hostage, peace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: algeria, france, palestine
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 7.8
 136K
Glory (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
Style: epic, inspirational, factual, intense, suspense ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, war, slavery, battles, human spirit, prejudice, freedom, military, heroic mission, black history, racism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: massachusetts, south carolina, usa, boston, new england
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Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Style: disturbing, suspense, bleak, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, war, soldier, anti war, suicide, boot camp, military life, sniper, infantry, brutality, gunfight ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, year 1967, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
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 8.1
 524K
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA, UK, China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Style: touching, inspirational, sentimental, emotional, brutal ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, war, conscientious objector, soldier, religion, american soldier, u.s. army, bible, father son relationship, pacifism, u.s. military, military ...
Time: 1940s, middle ages, year 1945, 20th century
Place: okinawa, okinawa japan, japan, tennessee, usa
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 5.8
 2K
Guernica (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The fates of Henry - an American correspondent - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: spanish civil war, journalist, world war two, civil war, saving a life, hiding place, politics, nazism, military, war violence, freedom, militia ...
Time: 1930s, year 1999, year 1932, year 1975, year 1939 ...
Place: spain, basque country, madrid
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 6.1
 70K
Windtalkers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" - one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.
Style: realistic, brutal, factual, intense, stylized ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, native american, artillery, survival, code, friendship, courage, military life, violence, brutality ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: japan, arizona, asia
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Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if it will help shield the younger from battle.
Style: epic, realistic, emotional, sad, tense ...
Plot: war, korean war, military, soldier, survival, brothers, idealism, mission, military life, courage, family, fight ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: north korea, south korea, korea, seoul, asia
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 6.6
 6K
Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Sentenced to spend out the rest of his adult life laboring in the harsh deserts of Egypt, the Thracian slave Spartacus gets a new lease on life when he is purchased by the obese owner of a Roman gladiator school. Moved by the defiance of an ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, tense, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, rebellion, adventure, tragic hero, ancient history, slave, human spirit, leadership, slavery, righting the wronged, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient times, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy
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 6.8
 3K
The Search (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Georgia
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A woman who works for a non-governmental organization (NGO) forms a special relationship with a young boy in war-torn Chechnya.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, non-linear ...
Plot: life is a bitch, wartime life, soldier, war crime, torture, violence, murder, orphan, war violence, war, children, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999
Place: chechnya, russia, caucasus
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 7.1
 27K
Mosul (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When ISIS took their homes, families and city, one group of men fought to take it all back. Based on true events, this is the story of the Nineveh SWAT team, a renegade police unit who waged a guerrilla operation against ISIS in a desperate struggle ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing, neo noir ...
Plot: isis, war on terror, military, pow, islamic terrorism, guerilla warfare, battles, urban decay, ex cop, behind enemy lines, war violence, mission ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iraq, middle east
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 3.8
 1K
D-Day (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Some people called it a suicide, but for the Rangers of the 2nd Battalion, that's another word for mission. When an elite group of American soldiers are ordered to take out a series of German machine gun nests, they find themselves blindly ...
Style: suspense, tense
Plot: world war two, d day, gunfight, war violence, historical event, american soldier, fight, mission, life risking, military, wartime, battles ...
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 4.4
 1K
Sword of War (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Year 1100. Italy.The Northern lands are ruled by a German emperor: Fredrick aka "Barbarossa. His dream is to conquer also the lands in the Center and in the South so as to revive the Empire that was once of the one Charles Magno.But in the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, epic
Plot: emperor, battles, heroes, knight, medieval, leadership, rivalry, sword, state affairs, war, siege, winter ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, milan italy, germany, italy
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The Great War (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In November of 1918 as World War I was ending, a unit of American soldiers goes behind enemy lines to find a lost platoon of African American soldiers.
Style: serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war one, trench warfare, great patriotic war, soldier, rescue mission, war violence, military, combat, death, battlefield, army, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1918
Place: europe
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 4.5
 132
A Rebel Born (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A Rebel Born follows the life of Nathan Bedford Forrest, who was a brilliant and very controversial Confederate general in the War Between the States. Even now, more than 150 years after the end of the war, Forrest has remained surrounded in ...
Style: factual, rough, epic, complex
Plot: confederate army, weapons, war, fight scenes, battles, u.s. civil war, epic battle, american civil war, union soldier, battlefield, army, warrior ...
Time: 1860s
Place: usa
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Prisoner of the Mountains (1996)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, Kazakhstan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based upon a short story by Leo Tolstoy, two Russian soldiers, Sacha and Vania, are ambushed by Muslim rebels in the grandly forbidding Caucasus and taken prisoner. Although complete understanding never fully emerges, their bittersweet ordeal ...
Style: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, rough, talky ...
Plot: pow, war, hostage, anti war, violence, russian soldier, confined, soldier, prison, captivity, islam, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: chechnya, russia, caucasus, poland
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 152K
The Post (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
Style: political, thought provoking, exciting, factual, inspirational ...
Plot: journalism, expose, newspaper office, lie, truth, cover up, newspaper, journalist, wartime, new york times, freedom of the press, vietnam war ...
Time: 70s, year 1965, year 1971, year 1949, year 1966 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, vietnam
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 6.1
 2K
Wolf 2039 (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Second series of the WOLF franchise starts 25 years after the first outing. As alliances wear thin, and notions of global order are shattered, the world of 2039 is on the brink of total war. Dangerous technologies that exceed the grasp of ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: turkish army, war, battles, future dystopia, war violence, cold war, soldier, fight
Place: turkey
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The Lieutenant (2012)
Genre: Action
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: La Teniente takes a cinematic approach to scripted TV, using locations throughout Mexico and top Spanish-language TV actors as it depicts the adventures of a Special Operations unit of the Mexican Navy. Centering on Mexican Naval graduate Lieutenant ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: navy, military training, mission gone awry, intelligence agency, military officer, female soldier, military base, military service, coworker, squad, officer, workplace situations ...
Place: mexico
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Battle of Changsha (2014)
Genre: History, Romance, War
Country: China
TV show
Story: In 1938 October, the Japanese captured Wuhan Changsha, on the verge of death or destruction. City tea Xiang Hu family, under the support of grandson Xue Junshan, leave no stone unturned for Hu Jia's pet a pair of twins Xiangxiang and Xiaoman ...
Plot: sino japanese war, world war two, chinese history, arranged marriage, death, romance, true love, wartime, engagement, war for independence, martial law, guerilla warfare ...
Time: year 1937
Place: china
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The Auschwitz Report (2021)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This is the true story of Freddy and Walter – two young Slovak Jews, who were deported to Auschwitz in 1942. On 10 April 1944, after meticulous planning and with the help and the resilience of their inmates, they manage to escape. While the ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: concentration camp, nazi, nazi occupation, world war two, male nudity, nazism, wartime life, wartime, jewish, prisoner of war camp, jew persecution, war violence ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: central europe
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The Birdcatcher (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Norway, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Norway, 1942, during World War II. After being separated from her family, Esther, a young Jewish girl from Trondheim, arrives at an isolated farm where she must assume a new identity in order to survive the Nazi persecution.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, rough, factual ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, nazi occupation, gender disguise, holocaust survivor, woman dressed as man, pretending to be someone else, impersonating, false identity, cross dressing, fascism, war violence ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, 20th century
Place: norway, scandinavia
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