Best War Movies of 2017

1.

Dunkirk

6.5
7.9/10 IMDB

The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.

Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Aneurin Barnard, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, James D'Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance ..
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Release date: 2017-07-19
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2.

War for the Planet of the Apes

6.2
7.4/10 IMDB

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.

Starring: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Ty Olsson, Michael Adamthwaite, Toby Kebbell, Judy Greer, Sara Canning ..
Directed by: Matt Reeves
Release date: 2017-07-11
3.

The Breadwinner

5.7
7.7/10 IMDB

A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan, ruled by the Taliban, disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.

Starring: Saara Chaudry, Soma Bhatia, Laara Sadiq, Shaista Latif, Ali Badshah, Noorin Gulamgaus, Kawa Ada, Ali Kazmi, Kane Mahon, Kanza Feris ..
Directed by: Nora Twomey
Release date: 2017-11-17
4.

First They Killed My Father

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

A 5-year-old girl embarks on a harrowing quest for survival amid the sudden rise and terrifying reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.

Starring: Sareum Srey Moch, Phoeung Kompheak, Sveng Socheata, Mun Kimhak, Heng Dara, Khoun Sothea, Sarun Nika, Run Malyna, Oun Srey Neang, Horm Chhora ..
Directed by: Angelina Jolie
Release date: 2017-02-18
5.

Megan Leavey

5.2
7.1/10 IMDB

The true story of Marine Corporal Megan Leavey, who forms a powerful bond with an aggressive combat dog, Rex. While deployed in Iraq, the two complete more than 100 missions and save countless lives, until an IED explosion puts their faithfulness to the test.

Starring: Kate Mara, Ramón Rodríguez, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford, Will Patton, Sam Keeley, Common, Edie Falco, Damson Idris, Shannon Tarbet ..
Directed by: Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Release date: 2017-06-09
6.

Their Finest

5.0
6.7/10 IMDB

During the Blitz of World War II, a female screenwriter (Gemma Arterton) works on a film celebrating England's resilience as a way to buoy a weary populace's spirits. Her efforts to dramatise the true story of two sisters (Lily Knight and Francesca Knight) who undertook their own maritime mission to rescue wounded soldiers are met with mixed feelings by a dismissive all-male staff.

Starring: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Richard E. Grant, Jack Huston, Helen McCrory, Eddie Marsan, Jake Lacy, Rachael Stirling, Jeremy Irons ..
Directed by: Lone Scherfig
Release date: 2017-04-06
7.

The Ottoman Lieutenant

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Lillie, a determined American woman, ventures overseas to join Dr. Jude at a remote medical mission in the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). However, Lillie soon finds herself at odds with Jude and the mission’s founder, Woodruff, when she falls for the titular military man, Ismail, just as the war is about to erupt.

Starring: Michiel Huisman, Hera Hilmar, Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Haluk Bilginer, Affif Ben Badra, Paul Barrett, Selçuk Yöntem, Brian Caspe, Begum Burian ..
Directed by: Joseph Ruben
Release date: 2017-03-10
8.

Thank You for Your Service

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.

Starring: Miles Teller, Haley Bennett, Joe Cole, Amy Schumer, Beulah Koale, Scott Haze, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Brad Beyer, Omar J. Dorsey, Kate Lyn Sheil ..
Directed by: Jason Hall
Release date: 2017-10-26
9.

The Man with the Iron Heart

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

With the Third Reich is at his peak in 1942, the Czech resistance in London plans the most ambitious military operation of WWII – Anthropoid. Two young recruits are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reinhardt Heydrich – head of the SS, the Gestapo and the architect of the Final Solution.

Starring: Jason Clarke, Jack O'Connell, Rosamund Pike, Jack Reynor, Mia Wasikowska, Stephen Graham, Steve Evets, Thomas M. Wright, Enzo Cilenti, Geoff Bell ..
Directed by: Cédric Jimenez
Release date: 2017-05-25
10.

Sand Castle

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Set during the occupation of Iraq, a squad of U.S. soldiers try to protect a small village.

Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Logan Marshall-Green, Henry Cavill, Glen Powell, Tommy Flanagan, Beau Knapp, Neil Brown Jr., Parker Sawyers, Sam Spruell, Sammy Sheik ..
Directed by: Fernando Coimbra
Release date: 2017-04-21

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