Best War Movies of 2020
A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the “Black Pit” to the front lines of WW2. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the surrounding enemy Nazi U-boats in order to give the allies a chance to win the war.
When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Chinese Army to defend the country from Huns, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. She is spirited, determined and quick on her feet. Disguised as a man by the name of Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her innermost strength and embrace her true potential.
The Last Full Measure
The incredible true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger, a U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen medic who personally saved over sixty men. Thirty-two years later, Pentagon staffer Scott Huffman investigates a Congressional Medal of Honor request for Pitsenbarger and uncovers a high-level conspiracy behind the decades-long denial of the medal, prompting Huffman to put his own career on the line to seek justice for the fallen airman.
A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of Kamdesh, as it was known, was the bloodiest American engagement of the Afghan War in 2009 and Bravo Troop 3-61 CAV became one of the most decorated units of the 19-year conflict.
Da 5 Bloods
Four African-American Vietnam veterans return to Vietnam. They are in search of the remains of their fallen squad leader and the promise of buried treasure. These heroes battle forces of humanity and nature while confronted by the lasting ravages of the immorality of the Vietnam War.
A woman during the Second World War opens her heart to an evacuee after initially resolving to be rid of him.
The story of mime Marcel Marceau as he works with a group of Jewish boy scouts and the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.
Ghosts of War
A group of World War II American soldiers encounter a supernatural enemy as they occupy a French castle previously under Nazi control.
A Call to Spy
The story of Vera Atkins, a crafty spy recruiter, and two of the first women she selects for Churchill's "secret army": Virginia Hall, a daring American undaunted by a disability and Noor Inayat Khan, a pacifist. These civilian women form an unlikely sisterhood while entangled in dangerous missions to turn the tide of the war.
Shadow in the Cloud
A WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.
The Windermere Children
The story of the pioneering project to rehabilitate child survivors of the Holocaust on the shores of Lake Windermere.
Once a Marine
A group of Afghanistan veterans struggle to find meaning from their sacrifices in a war that doesn't end when they come back home.
Waiting for Anya
During the harrows of WWII, Jo, a young shepherd along with the help of the widow Horcada, helps to smuggle Jewish children across the border from southern France into Spain.
Father Soldier Son
When Sgt. First Class Brian Eisch is critically wounded in Afghanistan, it sets him and his sons on a journey of love, loss, redemption and legacy.
Our Queen at War
Learn how the longest reigning monarch in British history was shaped by World War II. Princess Elizabeth’s experiences during the war mirrored those of the public and helped shape her into the Queen she is today.
The Longest War
The human stories and drama behind America's involvement in Afghanistan, now the longest war in U.S. history. First-hand witnesses — ranging from U.S. intelligence operatives, to soldiers and their families, Afghan officials, journalists, top government and military officials — bring their experiences to life through emotional interviews.
After his best friend is drafted to fight in Vietnam, a young man must grapple with the reality of life before and after war.
Behind the Line: Escape to Dunkirk
Occupied France, 1940. A Nazi Commander discovers one of his prisoners, Danny is a champion boxer. He forces him to fight for his company's entertainment. But the POWs realise they can use these contests, as cover for an audacious breakout, before they re sent to Germany, where escape will be almost impossible. Their fate and freedom may all come down to how long Danny can keep fighting.
In the frozen, war torn landscape of occupied Poland during World War II, a crack team of allied commandos are sent on a deadly mission behind enemy lines to extract a rocket scientist from the hands of the Nazis.
Shepherd: The Hero Dog
Follow the perilous journey to freedom when a young boy and his dog attempt to escape a concentration camp during World War II. Based on true events.
The true story of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.
Friend of the World
After a catastrophic global war, a young filmmaker awakens in the carnage and seeks refuge in the only other survivor: an eccentric, ideologically opposed figure of the United States military. Together, they brave the toxic landscape in search of safety... and answers.
Battle Of The Bulge: Winter War
Lt. Robert Cappa and his platoon of 2nd Infantry Division soldiers must defend a vital supply depot from being captured by attacking German soldiers.
The Eastern Front
A dwindling group of German soldiers battle to return to their lines on the harsh Eastern Front.
Bullets of Justice
During World War III, the American government initiates a secret project codenamed ‘Army Bacon’ in order to create super soldiers by inbreeding humans with pigs. 25 years later the hybrid Muzzles have occupied the top of the food chain, eating and farming humanity. Ex-bounty hunter Rob Justice works for the last line of human resistance - a group of survivors hiding in a nuclear bunker deep underground - and his mission is to search and destroy Muzzle Central.
Divided We Stand
Ypres, 1917. Two soldiers from opposing sides, one British and one German, confront one another after becoming trapped in a Belgian barn during World War I. With heavy resent and a language barrier dividing them, the two try to find common ground whilst biding their time.
We Go in at Dawn
When a high-ranking war planner is captured and held in a German prisoner of war camp, a team of specialists take on the dangerous mission of trying to break him out. Trouble is, he doesn't want to be rescued.
When a group of international criminals from his past kidnap his daughter, the world's greatest commando sets out for revenge in this action-packed parody of everything you loved about the '80s.
Four outnumbered hungarian soldiers hold a stand in the woods, against the soviet army, near the end of the second world war.
Rogue Warfare: Death of a Nation
After rescuing Daniel from the terrorist Black Mask Organization, the team uncovers plans for a deadly bomb set to detonate in 36 hours that threatens world order. With no time to recover, Daniel must throw his life back on the line as he and his elite team of soldiers race against time to find the bomb and defeat their enemy once and for all. Outnumbered and overmatched, each soldier must find their inner strength and skill to overcome insurmountable odds.
My Brother's Keeper
A Former Guantánamo detainee and best-selling author and his one-time American guard form an unlikely friendship.
The Annotated Field Guide of Ulysses S. Grant
Numerous films deal with the American Civil War, which raged between the northern Union States and the southern Confederate States from 1861 to 1865. One general who rose to become a war icon and the 18th pres-ident of the United States was Ulysses S. Grant. Director Jim Finn uses board games to reconstruct the battles and documents a divided nation full of rebellious factions.
In one of the most dangerous missions of the war, an American B-17 pilot volunteers to fly a surrendered Messerschmitt 109 on a daring flight through the heart of Germany to try to prevent the people of London from being terrorized by the V-2 rockets. "Rocket Hunter" tells the story of an amazing pilot and his bombardier brother from the time they are teenagers dreaming of taking to the skies to the dark days of January 1945.
A squad of American soldiers hunt down a suspected spy that escaped an internment camp during WWII.
Ralph Parr: Fighter Ace of the Twentieth Century
Ralph Parr flew as a fighter pilot in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam and made the transition from propeller fighter planes to the antecedents of the jets our combat pilots fly today. In addition to rarely seen archival footage, include footage of dog fights, it features interviews from Ralph Parr's author, Ken Murray; his stepdaughter Linda Capps; and his stepson Paul McLaughlin.
My Brother's Keeper
Four close friends set out to launch an afterschool program for inner-city kids. Everything is going great at first then tragedy strikes. They are forced to overcome adversity and still bring their dreams of the afterschool programs to life.
Alene Duerk: First Woman to Make Admiral
This short film tells the story of Alene B. Duerk, the first woman to earn the rank of Admiral in the U.S. Navy. Admiral Duerk served in World War II and during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. After retiring, she went on to deliver meals to the elderly before passing away in her late 90s.
Pam Roark: Iraq War Nurse
Pam Roark: Iraq War Nurse is a short documentary about Captain Pam Roark - a Navy nurse whose life-long passion and commitment resulted in an exciting story of female military leadership.
Rudy Hernandez: Congressional Medal of Honor
Mexican American Rodolfo P. Hernandez faced death along the 38th parallel, earning a Congressional Medal of Honor for valor during the Korean War. A story of heroism, perseverance and service, Hernandez proved that even in the most dire circumstances a wounded soldier can accomplish his mission and go on to greater service as a veteran.
Thomas And Friends 1945
Join Thomas, Allen, And Amber In An All-New Movie Adventure For The Whole Family! When Allen From America Comes To Sodor, He Soon Finds Out That The Island Is Under Attack! Now, Him, Thomas, And Their New Friend Amber Must Save The Island From The Nazi's Dreaded Bombs. So Join The Fun In This Heart-Pounding, Action-Adventure Movie, Thomas & Friends: 1945.
Men of Midway
This highlights the real-life characters in the movie with bio information and more.
In 2006, PRT Kamdesh – later renamed Combat Outpost Keating – was one of several U.S. Army outposts established in Northern Afghanistan. Located in a remote valley surrounded by the Hindu Kush mountains, the base was regarded as a deathtrap; the troops stationed there faced regular Taliban attacks, culminating in one of the bloodiest American engagements of Operation Enduring Freedom. The film tells the story of the 53 U.S. soldiers and two Latvian military advisors who battled some 300 enemy insurgents at the Battle of Kamdesh.
A biographical short film on the famous rifleman, Timothy Murphy at the Battle of Blemis Heights during the American Revolutionary War
The Vietnam War
The Vietnam War was a prolonged, expensive and divisive conflict between the communist government of North Vietnam and South Vietnam whose main ally was the United States. Yet it often gets overlooked and is referred to as a "pointless war" that took the lives of over 3 million people including over 58,000 Americans and 1.5 million innocent Vietnamese civilians.
Allied Forces: Making 1917
Learn how the one shot, 360-degree format was executed and the pivotal role Academy Award® winner Roger Deakins served in bringing Sam Mendes’ vision to life.
Manbaby Cries Because He Isn't Added to Discord Chat (Gone Wrong)
A harrowing tale of a 24 year old manbaby living in his parent's house. He lives a fairly normal life until one fateful day he is denied entry into a Discord group chat. Enjoy this emotionally gut wrenching film as we watch the struggles of Aaron Carroll and his attempts to overcome discrimination.
VE Day: The Lost Films
Eyewitness accounts and cine films from 1945.
After the Sun Sets
A Father and Son discuss their lives during a WW2 bombing
A little boy tries to survive an 18th century war while the city is under attack.
The Faces That Never Fade
The Faces that Never Fade shows how war lives on in every veteran that comes home. The Faces that Never Fade focuses on showing the humanity of the Vietnam War through the experiences of John Tutle by diving into the erosion of hope from the constant repetition of day to day tasks mixed with the insanity of war along with the enduring memories of the sights and sounds of losing friends. John’s journey will show how war lives on in every veteran that comes home and the ones who didn’t come back are always carried with them. From learning to live with PTSD to moving on and helping other veterans John’s story is just one experience of millions that have served in a combat zone for this country.