Best War Movies of 2011


War Horse

7.2/10 IMDB

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.

Starring: Jeremy Irvine, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Toby Kebbell, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Peter Mullan, David Kross, Nicolas Bro, Eddie Marsan ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 2011-12-25

The Devil's Double

7.1/10 IMDB

A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.

Starring: Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier, Raad Rawi, Mehmet Ferda, Philip Quast, Mimoun Oaïssa, Khalid Laith, Nasser Memarzia, Dar Salim, Pano Masti ..
Directed by: Lee Tamahori
Release date: 2011-02-11

Vietnam in HD

8.3/10 IMDB

Vietnam in HD is a 6-part series that immerses viewers in the sights, sounds and stories of the Vietnam War as it has never before been seen. Thousands of hours of uncensored footage--much of it shot by soldiers in action--will detail every critical chapter of the conflict. The war will unfold onscreen through the gripping firsthand accounts of 13 brave men and women who were forever changed by their experience in Vietnam.

Directed by: Sammy Jackson
Release date: 2011-11-08

5 Days of War

5.6/10 IMDB

An American journalist and his cameraman are caught in the combat zone during the first Russian airstrikes against Georgia. Rescuing Tatia, a young Georgian schoolteacher separated from her family during the attack, the two reporters agree to help reunite her with her family in exchange for serving as their interpreter. As the three attempt to escape to safety, they witness--and document--the devastation from the full-scale crossfire and cold-blooded murder of innocent civilians.

Starring: Rupert Friend, Val Kilmer, Andy García, Dean Cain, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Heather Graham, Mikko Nousiainen, Richard Coyle, Antje Traue, Rade Šerbedžija ..
Directed by: Renny Harlin
Release date: 2011-04-14
Best War Movies of 2011 : Five Broken Cameras

Five Broken Cameras

8.0/10 IMDB

Five broken cameras – and each one has a powerful tale to tell. Embedded in the bullet-ridden remains of digital technology is the story of Emad Burnat, a farmer from the Palestinian village of Bil’in, which famously chose nonviolent resistance when the Israeli army encroached upon its land to make room for Jewish colonists. Emad buys his first camera in 2005 to document the birth of his fourth son, Gibreel. Over the course of the film, he becomes the peaceful archivist of an escalating struggle as olive trees are bulldozed, lives are lost, and a wall is built to segregate burgeoning Israeli settlements.

Starring: Emad Burnat, Mohammed Burnat, Soraya Burnat ..
Directed by: Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi
Release date: 2011-11-23
Best War Movies of 2011 : 5,000 Feet Is the Best

5,000 Feet Is the Best

7.7/10 IMDB

5000 Feet is the Best is a film based on two conversations that artist Omer Fast conducted in the fall of 2010 with a former Predator Drone aerial vehicle operator-turned Las Vegas casino security guard. The interviews are the seedbed from which Fast has pulled themes of remote warfare and the psychological effects of it on the Drone pilot, suggesting the implications of these things on current culture at large. Fast’s film sutures together reality and fiction and deflects any pat or partisan readings.

Starring: Denis O'Hare ..
Directed by: Omer Fast
Release date: 2011-01-03

In the Land of Blood and Honey

4.5/10 IMDB

During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.

Starring: Zana Marjanovi?, Goran Kosti?, Branko ?uri?, Džana Pinjo, Miloš Timotijevi?, Goran Jevti?, Dolya Gavanski, Fe?a Štukan, Rade Serbedzija, Nikola ?uri?ko ..
Directed by: Angelina Jolie
Release date: 2011-12-23

Cold Steel

6.5/10 IMDB

Sharpshooter Mu Liangfeng (Peter Ho) with Platoon Leader (Tony Leung Ka Fai) perform specific tasks, with the big villain “ghosting” (Guo Mingxiang) and start match-ups/duel. The trailer for director David Wu’s “Cold Steel”... could be a hell of a lot of fun. Everything you could possibly want from a Chinese action flick is in full effect, especially if you like your sex and carnage presented in an insanely stylish fashion.

Starring: Peter Ho, Song Jia, Tony Leung Ka-Fai, Mickey He, Guo Mingxiang, Zhu Lin, Yu Rong-Guang, Angeles Woo, Wang Deshun, Jonathan Kos-Read ..
Directed by: David Wu
Release date: 2011-12-02
Best War Movies of 2011 : Memorial Day

Memorial Day

6.0/10 IMDB

Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. Although Bud has never talked about the war, he finds himself striking a deal with his grandson: Kyle can pick any three souvenirs, and Bud will tell him the stories behind each one. Memorial Day not only takes us on a journey into Bud's complicated wartime past, but also into Kyle's wartime future. As the two men share parallel experiences in combat, they come to realize how that magical day on the porch shaped both of their lives. 

Starring: Jonathan Bennett, James Cromwell, Jackson Bond, Mary Kay Fortier-Spalding, Emily Fradenburgh, John Cromwell, Charles Hubbell, Steven Luke, Chris LeFevere, Corby Kelly ..
Directed by: Sam Fischer
Release date: 2011-06-06

Glorious Resolve

8.4/10 IMDB

The film based on a true story, tells the story of two soldiers who fought off an assault by 1500 attackers while defending section level outpost of an Infantry Battalion in South Waziristan Agency. 43 soldiers were killed in the battle on the night of 29 May 2009.

Starring: Hamza Ali Abbasi, Mashooq, Muslim ..
Release date: 2011-01-09

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