Best War Movies of 2001

1.

Band of Brothers

6.5
9.4/10 IMDB

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 parachuting into Normandy early on D-Day morning, participants in the Battle of the Bulge, and witness to the horrors of war, the men of Easy knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear - and became the stuff of legend. Based on Stephen E. Ambrose's acclaimed book of the same name.

Release date: 2001-09-09
2.

Enemy at the Gates

6.2
7.6/10 IMDB

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad in WWII.

Starring: Jude Law, Rachel Weisz, Ed Harris, Joseph Fiennes, Bob Hoskins, Ron Perlman, Eva Mattes, Gabriel Thomson, Matthias Habich, Alexander Schwan ..
Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Release date: 2001-03-14
3.

Black Hawk Down

6.2
7.7/10 IMDB

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Jason Isaacs, Tom Sizemore, William Fichtner, Eric Bana, Ewen Bremner, Sam Shepard, Tom Hardy, Charlie Hofheimer ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 2001-12-28
4.

Pearl Harbor

5.6
6.2/10 IMDB

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale, Cuba Gooding Jr., Jon Voight, Alec Baldwin, Tom Sizemore, William Lee Scott, Greg Zola, Ewen Bremner ..
Directed by: Michael Bay
Release date: 2001-05-21
5.

Enigma

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

The story of the WWII project to crack the code behind the Enigma machine, used by the Germans to encrypt messages sent to their submarines.

Starring: Dougray Scott, Kate Winslet, Saffron Burrows, Jeremy Northam, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Tom Hollander, Donald Sumpter, Matthew Macfadyen, Richard Leaf, Bohdan Poraj ..
Directed by: Michael Apted
Release date: 2001-01-22
6.

The Grey Zone

4.2
7.0/10 IMDB

A Nazi doctor—along with the Sonderkomando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews—find themselves in a moral grey zone.

Starring: David Arquette, Daniel Benzali, Steve Buscemi, Harvey Keitel, Natasha Lyonne, Mira Sorvino, Michael Stuhlbarg ..
Directed by: Tim Blake Nelson
Release date: 2001-09-13
Best War Movies of 2001 : Hornblower: Mutiny
7.

Hornblower: Mutiny

4.2
8.2/10 IMDB

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Hornblower and his comrades come under the command of a revered but obviously mentally unstable captain and eventually must mutiny.

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, David Warner, Nicholas Jones, Paul McGann, Jamie Bamber, Philip Glenister, Paul Copley, Sean Gilder, David Rintoul ..
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Release date: 2001-04-07
Best War Movies of 2001 : We Stand Alone Together
8.

We Stand Alone Together

4.1
8.6/10 IMDB

Compiled over two years, an 'on-camera oral history' of Easy Company, told by the veterans themselves. Accompanies the mini-series Band of Brothers.

Starring: James Alley Jr., Roderick Bain ..
Directed by: Mark Cowen
Release date: 2001-11-10
9.

Charlotte Gray

4.0
6.4/10 IMDB

This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hope of rescuing her lover, a missing RAF pilot. Based on the best-selling novel by Sebastian Faulks.

Starring: Cate Blanchett, James Fleet, Abigail Cruttenden, Charlotte McDougall, Rupert Penry-Jones, Robert Hands, Billy Crudup, Nicholas Farrell, Charlie Condou, Anton Lesser ..
Directed by: Gillian Armstrong
Release date: 2001-12-17
Best War Movies of 2001 : Attila
10.

Attila

3.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A romanced story of Attila the Hun, from when he lost his parents in childhood until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect to the great Roman strategist Flavius Aetius, his loves and passions, the gossips, intrigues and betrayals in Rome, all of these feelings evolved by magic and mysticism.

Starring: Pauline Lynch, Steven Berkoff, Andrew Pleavin, Tommy Flanagan, Kirsty Mitchell, Jonathan Hyde, Tim Curry, Janet Henfrey, Liam Cunningham, Rollo Weeks ..
Directed by: Dick Lowry
Release date: 2001-01-29

Also check Best war movies of 2000.

Check out our top containing the Best War Movies of 2001 - PickTheMovie.com. This top was obtained with our unique algorithm ordered by our unique ranking system.

tmdb