Best War Movies of 2008


Generation Kill

8.5/10 IMDB

Marines prepare to invade Iraq at the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom; while the soldiers wait to receive their orders, they learn a Rolling Stone columnist will be embedded with them

Release date: 2008-07-13

Zeitgeist: Addendum

8.3/10 IMDB

Zeitgeist: Addendum premiered at the 5th Annual Artivist Film Festival. Director Peter Joseph stated: "The failure of our world to resolve the issues of war, poverty, and corruption, rests within a gross ignorance about what guides human behavior to begin with. It address the true source of the instability in our society, while offering the only fundamental, long-term solution."

Directed by: Peter Joseph
Release date: 2008-10-02


6.4/10 IMDB

A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.

Starring: Ryan Phillippe, Abbie Cornish, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Channing Tatum, Josef Sommer, Timothy Olyphant, Ciarán Hinds, Linda Emond, Steven Strait, Alex Frost ..
Directed by: Kimberly Peirce
Release date: 2008-03-28

Miracle at St. Anna

6.1/10 IMDB

Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.

Starring: Derek Luke, Michael Ealy, Laz Alonso, John Turturro, Valentina Cervi, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Leguizamo, Kerry Washington, D. B. Sweeney, Omar Benson Miller ..
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 2008-09-15
Best War Movies of 2008 : A Soldier's Choice

A Soldier's Choice

5.2/10 IMDB

Marine private John Rossi is looking forward to a new assignment in New York City on the night he ventures into a Hell's Kitchen bar, and meets a handsome but lonely boy named Damon Conrad. Damon assumes the Marine just wants sex, but when he proposes they go out on a "real date," Damon begins to think perhaps he has finally found the man of his dreams. The next night, John reveals that earlier that day he learned his division would be heading to the Middle East. Later that night, when the boys are caught-up in a moment of passion, John must choose between his devotion to the Marines and his desire for love and companionship.

Starring: Mike Lavoie, Matthew Steffens ..
Directed by: Adrian Benjamin Burke
Release date: 2008-06-15

Lost Mission

2.4/10 IMDB

Five American soldiers on a routine training mission in the forests of northern Italy encounter the ghost of a German sniper from World War II.

Starring: Michael O'Hare Wallace, Peter Mikhail ..
Release date: 2008-04-22
Best War Movies of 2008 : Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous

Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous

4.3/10 IMDB

When fluffy, bubble gum movie star Megan Valentine suddenly finds herself broke and humiliated in the public eye, she wanders from the wreckage of a car accident and witlessly enlists in the U.S. Army hoping in vain that it will change her life.

Starring: Jessica Simpson, Vivica A. Fox, Steve Guttenberg, Aimee Garcia, Olesya Rulin, Keiko Agena, Jill Marie Jones, Ryan Sypek, Cheri Oteri, Gary Grubbs ..
Directed by: Steve Miner
Release date: 2008-11-07

Time of the Comet

0.0/10 IMDB

A young man is searching for the war to free his country and establish freedom. Instead of war he finds the love of his life.

Starring: Blerim Destani, Masiela Lusha, Thomas Heinze, Xhevdet Ferri, Çun Lajçi, Ralf Moeller, Vlado Jovanovski ..
Directed by: Fatmir Koçi
Release date: 2008-11-14

Flipping Out - Israel's Drug Generation

0.0/10 IMDB

Military service in Israel is compulsive for all able-bodied Jewish men and women. Once their years of service is up they are granted a bonus which many use to travel to India to wind down and recover from their experiences. About 90% of them will use drugs during their travels and every year about two thousand of them will require professional help to recover from this drug use. The extreme psychotic break these people experience is commonly referred to as "flipping out".

Directed by: Yoav Shamir
Release date: 2008-01-01

December Heat

6.7/10 IMDB

The young country of Estonia is dancing to the jazzy tune of the 1920's when on December 1, 1924, the capital Tallinn is overrun by members of the Comintern in an attempt to stage a Communist coup. The film follows the fates of a young soldier called Tanel and his wife, a telephone operator named Anna, amidst the ensuing chaos which determines whether the country remains independent or becomes a minor province in the Communist Empire.

Starring: Sergo Vares, Liisi Koikson, Tõnu Kark, Mait Malmsten, Tambet Tuisk, Carmen Mikiver, Ain Lutsepp, Emil-Joosep Virkus, Piret Kalda, Priit Pedajas ..
Directed by: Asko Kase
Release date: 2008-10-16

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