Best War Movies of 2007

1.

300

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band together against the Persians, and helped usher in the world's first democracy.

Starring: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Dominic West, David Wenham, Vincent Regan, Michael Fassbender, Tom Wisdom, Andrew Tiernan, Andrew Pleavin, Rodrigo Santoro ..
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Release date: 2007-03-07
Best War Movies of 2007 : The War on Democracy
2.

The War on Democracy

4.2
8.3/10 IMDB

Set both in Latin America and the United States, the film explores the historic and current relationship of Washington with countries such as Venezuela, Bolivia and Chile. Pilger says that the film "...tells a universal story... analysing and revealing, through vivid testimony, the story of great power behind its venerable myths. It allows us to understand the true nature of the so-called "war on terror". According to Pilger, the film’s message is that the greed and power of empire is not invincible and that people power is always the "seed beneath the snow".

Directed by: John Pilger, Sean Crotty, Chris Martin
Release date: 2007-06-15
3.

White Light/Black Rain : The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

4.2
8.3/10 IMDB

Steven Okazaki presents a deeply moving look at the painful legacy of the first -- and hopefully last -- uses of thermonuclear weapons in war. Featuring interviews with fourteen atomic bomb survivors - many who have never spoken publicly before - and four Americans intimately involved in the bombings, White Light/Black Rain provides a detailed exploration of the bombings and their aftermath.

Starring: Harold Agnew, Shuntaro Hida, Kiyoko Imori, Morris Jeppson, Lawrence Johnston, Pan Yeon Kim, Etsuko Nagano, Keiji Nakazawa, Chiemi Oka, Franklin D. Roosevelt ..
Directed by: Steven Okazaki
Release date: 2007-08-06
4.

The Last Legion

4.1
5.4/10 IMDB

As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.

Starring: Colin Firth, Ben Kingsley, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Peter Mullan, Kevin McKidd, John Hannah, Iain Glen, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Rupert Friend, Nonso Anozie ..
Directed by: Doug Lefler
Release date: 2007-04-19
5.

The War

4.0
9.0/10 IMDB

The War is a seven episode documentary miniseries, produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, that examines the myriad ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America. By telling the stories of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns – Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and the tiny farming town of Luverne, Minnesota – the series will portray this enormous worldwide catastrophe on an intimate, human scale. The War will intertwine vivid eyewitness accounts of the harrowing realities of life on the front lines with reminiscences of Americans who never left their home towns, and who tried their best to carry on with the business of daily life while their fathers and brothers and sons were overseas. The film will honor and celebrate the bravery, endurance, and sacrifice, of the generation of Americans who lived through what will always be known simply as The War.

Release date: 2007-09-23
Best War Movies of 2007 : Battle for Haditha
6.

Battle for Haditha

3.5
7.0/10 IMDB

An investigation of the massacre of 24 men, women and children in Haditha, Iraq allegedly shot by 4 U.S. Marines in retaliation for the death of a U.S. Marine killed by a roadside bomb. The movie follows the story of the Marines of Kilo Company, an Iraqi family, and the insurgents who plant the roadside bomb.

Starring: Matthew Knoll, Elliott Ruiz, Eric Mehalacopoulos, Nathan De La Cruz, Andrew McLaren, Jase Willette, Thomas Hennessy ..
Directed by: Nick Broomfield
Release date: 2007-09-11
7.

Redacted

3.4
6.1/10 IMDB

A fictional documentary discusses the effects the Iraq war has had on soldiers and local people through interviews with members of an American military unit, the media, and local Iraqis.

Starring: Izzy Diaz, Rob Devaney, Ty Jones, Anas Wellman, Mike Figueroa ..
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Release date: 2007-01-01
Best War Movies of 2007 : The Marines
8.

The Marines

3.3
7.7/10 IMDB

For longer than the United States has been an independent nation, there has been a Marine Corps. They consider themselves the very best America has to offer. Embodying fierce patriotism, extraordinary courage, and innovative weapons, they are a force. This documentary focuses on their training and examines what it means to be a Marine.

Starring: Hunter Armstrong, Robert Chase, Bruce Dubose, Tony Eno, Michael W. Hagee, Robert Kaplan, Thomas Ricks ..
Directed by: John Grant
Release date: 2007-02-14
Best War Movies of 2007 : In Tranzit
9.

In Tranzit

3.1
5.8/10 IMDB

Nazi POWs suspected of heinous acts are locked up in a Soviet women's prison run by vengeful female guards. To weed out the guilty, the innocent must pay. Can supposed enemies turn into great loves? Based on a true post-World War II story, this drama stars Thomas Kretschmann, John Malkovich and Vera Farmiga in a bitter game of cat and mouse and a battle between hate and humanity, mercy and revenge.

Starring: Vera Farmiga, Thomas Kretschmann, John Malkovich, Daniel Brühl, Natalie Press, Patrick Kennedy, John Lynch, Phillip Azarov, Ingeborga Dapk?nait?, Evgeny Mironov ..
Directed by: Tom Roberts
Release date: 2007-05-16
Best War Movies of 2007 : Sinking of the Lusitania
10.

Sinking of the Lusitania

2.9
6.9/10 IMDB

The story of the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915 after she was torpedoed off the Irish coast. The story is told from the perspective of Prof. Holbourn (a passenger), the German U-boat and its captain and crew, and other passengers, crew and Admiralty staff

Starring: John Hannah, Kenneth Cranham, Michael Feast, Graham Hopkins, Florian Panzner, Adrian Topol ..
Directed by: Christopher Spencer
Release date: 2007-05-12

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