Best Canadian War TV Shows

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Canadian War TV Shows" contains films with the following parameters. Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, exciting and epic. Plot: society, politics, state affairs, ambition, war, religion, life is a bitch, rivalry, family relations and rise to the top. Genre: Drama, War and History. Country: Canada, UK and USA.
Best Canadian War TV Shows
Best Canadian War TV Shows
TOP TV Shows: Bomb Girls (2012), X Company (2015), Vikings (2013), The Book of Negroes (2015), ZOS: Zone of Separation (2009), Joan of Arc (1999), Versailles (2015), Combat Hospital (2011), Nuremberg (2000), The Tudors (2007), Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003), The Pillars of the Earth (2010), Number 10 (1983), Napoleon (2002), Once Upon a Time... Man (1978).

List of Best TV Shows

 7.8
 4K
Bomb Girls (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Focusing on a group of women working in a munitions plant during World War II, this ensemble drama depicts the dangers and new experiences they face.
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, serious, tense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong female presence, wartime life, working woman, world war two, factory, life is a bitch, sexism, workplace, gender, society, accident, feminism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: canada
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 7.7
 3K
X Company (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: An emotionally-driven character drama, set in the thrilling and dangerous world of WWII espionage and covert operations. It follows the stories of five highly skilled young recruits - Canadian, American and British - torn from their ordinary lives ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, heroic mission, working undercover, undercover, war, danger, world war two, rivalry, friendship, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe
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 8.5
 474K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: exciting, heroic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, norse mythology, battles, king, legends and myths, historical character, adventure, heroes, viking, leader, tough heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century, 7th century, 9th century
Place: scandinavia, europe, iceland
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The Book of Negroes (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 265 min.
TV show
Story: Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia and treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt to secure her freedom in the 19th century.
Style: emotional, disturbing, thought provoking, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: human spirit, american revolution, racism, life is a bitch, slavery, injustice, hopes, confined, escapades, society, master and servant, black woman ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: south carolina, usa
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ZOS: Zone of Separation (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: ZOS: Zone of Separation is a Canadian television drama mini-series, co-executive produced by Paul Gross. It is an eight-part Canadian original drama mini-series about the life and death struggle to enforce a U.N.-brokered ceasefire in the fictional, ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, serious, bleak ...
Plot: military, un, military life, peaceful mission, religions or cults, rivalry, life is a bitch, anti war, deadly, war, society, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia
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 6.6
 6K
Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years before her death, Joan hears voices. Six years later, from the village of Domremy, she begins her mission to unite France under King Charles. First she leads a defense of Vaucouleurs against the Burgundians, then obtains safe passage to ...
Style: serious, bleak, captivating, inspirational, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: joan of arc, betrayal, bishop, sword, maid, politics, ambition, rescue, adventure, state affairs, strong female presence, a vision ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s, future
Place: france, europe, england, paris france, new orleans
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Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: The continuing adventures of Anne Shirley in New York and in France during World War I.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rich and poor, espionage, world war one, love and romance, rise to the top, battles, family relations, missing person, couple relations, writer's life, romance, couples ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, year 1919, year 1918
Place: canada, new york, france, usa, europe ...
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 7.9
 15K
Versailles (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide us in a world of betrayal and ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, intellectual ...
Plot: royal court, king, royal family, betrayal, intrigue, rivalry, ambition, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, political intrigue, graphic violence, rise to the top ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, versailles
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Combat Hospital (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Combat Hospital was a Canadian-British medical drama television series, filmed in Toronto, that debuted on Global in Canada on 21 June 2011. In the United States, it aired on ABC. Its final episode was broadcast on 6 September 2011. The series was ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, emotional, rough ...
Plot: military hospital, military, workplace, life is a bitch, military life, wartime life, lifesaver, hospital, workplace situations, battle zone, newcomer, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: middle east, afghanistan
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 7.3
 6K
Nuremberg (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Justice Robert H. Jackson leads Allied prosecutors in trying 21 Germans for Nazi war crimes after World War II.
Style: captivating, disturbing, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, holocaust, war crime, execution, psychologist, courtroom drama, legal, judge, fighting the system, uncover truth, leadership, rebellion ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, england, france, europe
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 8.1
 71K
The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: historical character, queen, royal court, king, royal family, love triangle, intrigue, throne, betrayal, king of england, aristocracy, siblings relations ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 130 min.
TV show
Story: A unique slant, profiling the life of Adolf Hitler as a child and his rise through the ranks of the National German Workers' Party prior to World War II.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: hitler, racism, nazism, fascism, against humanity, political unrest, world war two, dictatorship, historical character, german, leadership, society ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 30s ...
Place: germany, europe, austria
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The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Pillars of the Earth is an eight-part 2010 TV miniseries, adapted from Ken Follett's novel of the same name.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: medieval, catholic church, heir, ambition, power struggle, throne, state affairs, religions or cults, manipulations, royal family, heir heiress, rivals ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.4
 34
Number 10 (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series about the private lives of seven British prime ministers who lived in Number 10 Downing Street between the 1780s and the 1920s: William Pitt the Younger, the Duke of Wellington (Arthur Wellesley), Benjamin Disraeli, William Ewart ...
Plot: british prime minister, political party, period piece, prime minister, parliament, government, member of parliament, politics
Place: england, london
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 7.4
 4K
Napoleon (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada, USA, UK, Hungary, Spain, Czech Republic
Duration: 380 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1816, and NAPOLEON, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl BETSY his life story.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, napoleonic wars, rise and fall, conquering, battles, leadership, ambition, rise to the top, politics, society, military, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1810s, 1790s, 1800s
Place: france, europe, prussia
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Once Upon a Time... Man (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: France, Canada, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Once Upon a Time… Man is a French animated TV series from 1978 directed by Albert Barillé. It is the first in the Once Upon a Time... franchise. The series explains world history in a format designed for children. The action focuses around one ...
Style: witty, serious, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: society, dedicated educator, imaginary, elderly, escapades, family, wisdom of life, wise man, human nature, european history, evolution, religion
Time: middle ages, 1910s, 20th century, 18th century, 15th century ...
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