Best War Movies of 1927

1.

Wings

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

Two young men, one rich, one middle class, both in love with the same woman, become US Air Corps fighter pilots and, eventually, heroic flying aces during World War I. Devoted best friends, their mutual love of the girl eventually threatens their bond. Meanwhile, a hometown girl who's the lovestruck lifelong next door neighbor of one of them, pines away.

Starring: Clara Bow, Charles Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston, El Brendel, Richard Tucker, Gary Cooper, Gunboat Smith, Roscoe Karns, Julia Swayne Gordon ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1927-08-12
Best War Movies of 1927 : The Patent Leather Kid
2.

The Patent Leather Kid

2.7
5.8/10 IMDB

The Patent Leather Kid is a 1927 silent film which tells the story of a boxer who scoffs at fighting outside the ring... particularly for the United States once it enters World War I. Eventually, he is drafted, is shipped overseas, and performs a heroic act, which results in his being severely wounded.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Molly O'Day, Lawford Davidson, Matthew Betz, Arthur Stone, Ray Turner, Hank Mann, Walter James, Lucien Prival, Nigel De Brulier ..
Directed by: Alfred Santell
Release date: 1927-09-01
Best War Movies of 1927 : Hotel Imperial
3.

Hotel Imperial

2.6
6.7/10 IMDB

During World War I, an Austrian officer is trapped behind the Russian lines. He tries to sneak through to his own lines, but is forced to take refuge in a small hotel, where he is hidden by the establishment's chambermaid. The two fall in love, but a Russian general makes the hotel his headquarters and sets his sights on the maid. In addition, the Austrian must find out the identity of a spy who is feeding the Russians military information that could lead to the destruction of the Austrian army.

Starring: Pola Negri, James Hall, George Siegmann, Max Davidson, Michael Vavitch, Otto Fries, Nicholas Soussanin, Golden Wadhams ..
Directed by: Mauritz Stiller
Release date: 1927-01-01
Best War Movies of 1927 : The Enemy
4.

The Enemy

1.8
7.6/10 IMDB

Carl Behrend, son of a wealthy businessman, marries Pauli Arndt, daughter of a pacifist professor. When World War I breaks out, Carl is drafted. Pauli and her family and friends are left behind to experience the suffering which befell civilians during the war. Her luck worsens when her father is dismissed from his professorship for teaching that war is evil. Her father argues violently with Carl's father, and degradation and despair descend on Pauli and her family as they await Carl's return from the front.

Starring: Lillian Gish, Ralph Forbes, Ralph Emerson, Frank Currier, George Fawcett, Fritzi Ridgeway, John S. Peters, Karl Dane, Polly Moran, Billy Kent Schaefer ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1927-12-08
Best War Movies of 1927 : Barbed Wire
5.

Barbed Wire

1.6
7.0/10 IMDB

During WWI, a French farm girl and a German P.O.W. fall in love.

Starring: Pola Negri, Clive Brook, Claude Gillingwater, Einar Hanson, Clyde Cook, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Charles Lane, Ben Hendricks Jr. ..
Directed by: Rowland V. Lee, Mauritz Stiller
Release date: 1927-09-09
Best War Movies of 1927 : The Rough Riders
6.

The Rough Riders

0.9
3.4/10 IMDB

The story of the military unit organized by future U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt and its adventures in Cuba during the Spanish-American War of 1898.

Starring: Noah Beery, Charles Farrell, Charles Farrell, George Bancroft, Mary Astor, Frank Hopper, Charles Emmett Mack, Fred Lindsay, Fred Kohler ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1927-09-30

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