Best War Movies of 2020



7.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Elisabeth Shue, Stephen Graham, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Lee Norris, Karl Glusman, Tom Brittney, Alex Kramer, Rob Morgan, Devin Druid ..
Directed by: Aaron Schneider
Release date: 2020-07-10


5.7/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen, Gong Li, Jet Li, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Ron Yuan, Susana Tang, Jason Scott Lee, Chum Ehelepola, Jimmy Wong ..
Directed by: Niki Caro
Release date: 2020-09-04

The Last Full Measure

6.8/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Sebastian Stan, Jeremy Irvine, Christopher Plummer, Samuel L. Jackson, Bradley Whitford, William Hurt, Ed Harris, Alison Sudol, John Savage, Diane Ladd ..
Directed by: Todd Robinson
Release date: 2020-01-23

The Outpost

6.8/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Caleb Landry Jones, Orlando Bloom, Ernest Cavazos, Taylor John Smith, Cory Hardrict, Scott Eastwood, Milo Gibson, Bobby Lockwood, Jacob Scipio, Jack Kesy ..
Directed by: Rod Lurie
Release date: 2020-06-24

Da 5 Bloods

6.5/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Delroy Lindo, Jean Reno, Jonathan Majors, Paul Walter Hauser, Jasper Pääkkönen, Giancarlo Esposito, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Clarke Peters, Mélanie Thierry ..
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 2020-06-12


7.0/10 IMDB

A woman during the Second World War opens her heart to an evacuee after initially resolving to be rid of him.

Starring: Gemma Arterton, Tom Courtenay, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Penelope Wilton, Lucas Bond, Dixie Egerickx, Amanda Root, Jessica Gunning, David Horovitch, Siân Phillips ..
Directed by: Jessica Swale
Release date: 2020-07-24

Ghosts of War

5.6/10 IMDB

A group of World War II American soldiers encounter a supernatural enemy as they occupy a French castle previously under Nazi control.

Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Theo Rossi, Skylar Astin, Kyle Gallner, Alan Ritchson, Billy Zane, Shaun Toub, Matthew Reese, Laila Banki, Shannon McKain ..
Directed by: Eric Bress
Release date: 2020-07-03


6.5/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Ed Harris, Edgar Ramírez, Clémence Poésy, Matthias Schweighöfer, Bella Ramsey, Géza Röhrig, Félix Moati, Vica Kerekes, Martha Issová ..
Directed by: Jonathan Jakubowicz
Release date: 2020-03-27

A Call to Spy

6.6/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Stana Katic, Radhika Apte, Sarah Megan Thomas, Linus Roache, Rossif Sutherland, Laila Robins, Marc Rissmann, David Schaal, Matt Salinger, Samuel Roukin ..
Directed by: Lydia Dean Pilcher
Release date: 2020-10-02

Money, Fascism, and Some Sort of Acid

8.7/10 IMDB

A collection of five short films tackling the military industrial complex, the rise of fascism, political polarization and various issues in modern society.

Starring: Steven Molony, Aleksei diakow, Joe Riitano ..
Directed by: Janek Ambros
Release date: 2020-03-05

Shadow in the Cloud

5.0/10 IMDB

A WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.

Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Beulah Koale, Taylor John Smith, Callan Mulvey, Benedict Wall, Joe Witkowski, Byron Coll, Liam Legge, Asher Bridle ..
Directed by: Roseanne Liang
Release date: 2020-12-31

The Windermere Children

7.2/10 IMDB

The story of the pioneering project to rehabilitate child survivors of the Holocaust on the shores of Lake Windermere.

Starring: Iain Glen, Romola Garai, Tim McInnerny, Thomas Kretschmann, Philipp Christopher, Marcel Sabat, Anna Schumacher, Konstantin Frank, Marek Wroblewski, Pascal Fischer ..
Directed by: Michael Samuels
Release date: 2020-01-27
Best War Movies of 2020 : Once a Marine

Once a Marine

8.4/10 IMDB

A group of Afghanistan veterans struggle to find meaning from their sacrifices in a war that doesn't end when they come back home.

Directed by: Stephen Canty
Release date: 2020-11-11

Waiting for Anya

6.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Jean Reno, Anjelica Huston, Sadie Frost, Thomas Kretschmann, Elsa Zylberstein, Urs Rechn, Noah Schnapp, Lukas Sauer, Tómas Lemarquis, Frederick Schmidt ..
Directed by: Ben Cookson
Release date: 2020-02-07

Our Queen at War

6.8/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Phyllis Logan ..
Directed by: Christopher Bruce
Release date: 2020-04-22

Father Soldier Son

7.3/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Brian Eisch, Isaac Eisch, Joey Eisch, Roxanne Gregory ..
Directed by: Leslye Davis, Catrin Einhorn
Release date: 2020-04-15

The Longest War

6.9/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Lisa Maddox, Breshna Musaza ..
Directed by: Greg Barker
Release date: 2020-04-19

Battle Scars

3.9/10 IMDB

After his best friend is drafted to fight in Vietnam, a young man must grapple with the reality of life before and after war.

Starring: Jonathan Peacy, Arturo Castro, Arielle Brachfeld, Jason Vail, Kit Lang, Emily Trosclair, Noah Forrest, Meghan Hemingway, Laura Malone Hunt, Illya Konstantin ..
Directed by: Samuel Gonzalez Jr.
Release date: 2020-07-21

Behind the Line: Escape to Dunkirk

4.7/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Sam Gittins, Joe Egan, Jennifer Martin, Tim Berrington, Joel Phillimore, Ryan Winsley, Toby Kearton, Antonio Bustorff, Sam Newman, Jake J. Meniani ..
Directed by: Ben Mole
Release date: 2020-08-20

Enemy Lines

4.5/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Ed Westwick, John Hannah, Tom Wisdom, Corey Johnson, Jean-Marc Birkholz, Pawe? Del?g, Vladimir Yepifantsev, Gary Grant, Scott Haining, Daniel Jillings ..
Directed by: Anders Banke
Release date: 2020-04-24

Shepherd: The Hero Dog

5.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: August Maturo, Ayelet Zurer, Ken Duken, Lois Robbins, Rebeka Rea, Levente Molnár, Hans Peterson, Peter Linka, Peter Schueller, Viktor Dénes ..
Directed by: Lynn Roth
Release date: 2020-02-22

Friend of the World

6.1/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Nick Young, Alexandra Slade, Michael C. Burgess, Kathryn Schott, Kevin Smith, Luke Anthony Pensabene, Brian Patrick Butler, Daniel N. Butler, Neil Raymond Ricco, Marianna Pinto ..
Directed by: Brian Patrick Butler
Release date: 2020-12-11
Best War Movies of 2020 : The Liberator

The Liberator

7.6/10 IMDB

The true story of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.

Starring: Bradley James, Billy Breed, Martin Sensmeier, Jose Miguel Vasquez, Forrest Goodluck, Bryan Hibbard ..
Directed by: Grzegorz Jonkajtys
Release date: 2020-11-11

Bullets of Justice

4.5/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Danny Trejo, Yana Marinova, Dessy Slavova, Doroteya Toleva, Timur Turisbekov, Ester Chardaklieva, Gergana Arolska ..
Directed by: Valeri Milev
Release date: 2020-07-10

The Eastern Front

3.4/10 IMDB

A dwindling group of German soldiers battle to return to their lines on the harsh Eastern Front.

Starring: Mhairi Calvey, Chris Wilson, Laura Jean Marsh, Justin Hayward ..
Directed by: Rick Roberts
Release date: 2020-06-24
Best War Movies of 2020 : Divided We Stand

Divided We Stand

9.6/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Tom Crilly, Sebastian Wegner, Luke Goddard, Lee Anthony Parnell, Michael Woulfe, Adam Cooper, Richard Cooper, James Gage, Michael Still, Martin Gebel ..
Directed by: Calum Rhys
Release date: 2020-11-13

Battle Of The Bulge: Winter War

2.6/10 IMDB

Lt. Robert Cappa and his platoon of 2nd Infantry Division soldiers must defend a vital supply depot from being captured by attacking German soldiers.

Starring: Steven Luke, Aaron Courteau, Luke Steinborn, Casey Sill, Cody Fleury, Billy Zane, Tom Berenger, Andrew Stecker, Kathleen Timberman, Jeremy Michael Pereira ..
Directed by: Steven Luke
Release date: 2020-11-06

We Go in at Dawn

3.5/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Kelvin Fletcher, Christos Lawton, Audrey L'Ebrellec, Samantha Coughlan, Ryan Winsley, Tim Berrington, Nick Harris, Guy Faulkner, Antonio Bustorff, Alastair Kirton ..
Directed by: Ben Mole
Release date: 2020-03-16

No Chance

3.9/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Elle LaMont, Timothy McKinney, Maya Glick, Marc Jeffreys, Vernon Wells, Don Daro, Darren Ryan, Jason Chilton, Kacey Samiee, Richard Dodwell ..
Directed by: Matt Poitras
Release date: 2020-02-18
Best War Movies of 2020 : Elfelejtett Nemzedék

Elfelejtett Nemzedék

6.8/10 IMDB

Four outnumbered hungarian soldiers hold a stand in the woods, against the soviet army, near the end of the second world war.

Starring: Zoltán Cservák, Gábor Jászberényi, Károly Hajduk, Zoltán Dávid György, István Rangel, Mátyás Rangel, Zoltán Weimper, Gerg? Kiss, Zoltán Bencze, Erik Róth ..
Directed by: Norbert Aracsi
Release date: 2020-11-12

Rogue Warfare: Death of a Nation

3.3/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Stephen Lang, Chris Mulkey, Will Yun Lee, Rory Markham, Katie Keene, Fernando Chien, Jermaine Love, Bertrand-Xavier Corbi, Gina DeCesare, Michael Blalock ..
Directed by: Mike Gunther
Release date: 2020-09-25
Best War Movies of 2020 : My Brother's Keeper

My Brother's Keeper

8.0/10 IMDB

A Former Guantánamo detainee and best-selling author and his one-time American guard form an unlikely friendship.

Directed by: Laurence Topham
Release date: 2020-04-15
Best War Movies of 2020 : The Girl with the Rivet Gun

The Girl with the Rivet Gun

8.0/10 IMDB

Focusing on three women from vastly different backgrounds this film weaves together powerful moments from each of these Rosie's journeys of transformation.

Directed by: Anne de Mare, Kirsten Kelly
Release date: 2020-02-09
Best War Movies of 2020 : The Annotated Field Guide of Ulysses S. Grant

The Annotated Field Guide of Ulysses S. Grant

7.3/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Cosmina Mazza Finn, Franz Mazza Finn, Jim Finn ..
Directed by: Jim Finn
Release date: 2020-10-27
Best War Movies of 2020 : The Cat

The Cat

7.5/10 IMDB

A little girl is selling flowers -- until her world is enveloped by malevolent darkness. She is forced to run for her life as the world around her is destroyed. This is a parable about life in Iran since the Revolution.

Starring: Mary Apick ..
Directed by: Mary Apick
Release date: 2020-03-01

The Forgotten War

7.4/10 IMDB

The Korean War saw three years of heavy combat take place on the small Korean peninsula, ending in a stalemate that remains contested to this day. This documentary tells the story of the Forgotten War from the point of view of the veterans that were sent to fight it.

Starring: Ken Murray, Becky Hernandez, Stephen Granzow, Jessica Elkind, Trevor Getz ..
Directed by: Daniel L. Bernardi
Release date: 2020-01-01

Rocket Hunter

1.4/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Sophie Adams, Jezibell Anat, Ronald Blanton, Wayne Blanton, Kayla Coppa, Ryan Cruce, Kelly Forbes, Charlie Gabel, Stephen Gilliam, John H. Greene ..
Directed by: Christopher Forbes
Release date: 2020-01-03


4.8/10 IMDB

A Feature western gene film, 60 minutes in length and shot on green screen, and locations actors are placed into worlds created by 3D models.

Starring: Ian Fulten ..
Release date: 2020-09-12
Best War Movies of 2020 : Near Enemies

Near Enemies

3.7/10 IMDB

A squad of American soldiers hunt down a suspected spy that escaped an internment camp during WWII.

Starring: Trevor B. Nagle, Jeffrey Alan Foster, Kenny Beers, Bryan Wilks, Vint Carmona, Derek Crowe, Jaren Anderson, Josiah Frampton, Chris Hatch, Robert Paine ..
Directed by: Michael Fredianelli
Release date: 2020-11-30
Best War Movies of 2020 : Ralph Parr: Fighter Ace of the Twentieth Century

Ralph Parr: Fighter Ace of the Twentieth Century

0.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Paul McLaughlin, Linda Capps, Ken Murray ..
Directed by: Alexander Zane Irwin
Release date: 2020-02-01
Best War Movies of 2020 : My Brother's Keeper

My Brother's Keeper

0.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Shellita Boxie, Kibwe Dorsey, Andrew Dozier, Shaila Velazquez, Ben Woods ..
Directed by: Deon Gibson
Release date: 2020-12-12

Alene Duerk: First Woman to Make Admiral

0.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Pamela Roark, Stephen Granzow ..
Directed by: Eliciana Nascimento
Release date: 2020-01-01

Pam Roark: Iraq War Nurse

0.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Pamela Roark ..
Directed by: Natasha Sharapova
Release date: 2020-01-01

Rudy Hernandez: Congressional Medal of Honor

0.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Becky Hernandez ..
Directed by: David de Rozas
Release date: 2020-01-01
Best War Movies of 2020 : Thomas And Friends 1945

Thomas And Friends 1945

0.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Josiah Parks, Silas Parks, Addie Hughes ..
Directed by: Josiah Parks
Release date: 2020-08-21
Best War Movies of 2020 : Men of Midway

Men of Midway

0.0/10 IMDB

This highlights the real-life characters in the movie with bio information and more.

Starring: Etsushi Toyokawa, Tadanobu Asano, Darren Criss, Luke Kleintank, Keean Johnson, Jake Weber, Alexander Ludwig, Brandon Sklenar, James Carpinello, Nobuya Shimamoto ..
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Release date: 2020-02-18

The Outpost

0.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Scott Eastwood, Orlando Bloom, Caleb Landry Jones, Milo Gibson, Taylor John Smith, Celina Sinden, Jacob Scipio, James Jagger, Cory Hardrict, Jonathan Yunger ..
Directed by: Rod Lurie
Release date: 2020-07-03

The Rifleman

0.0/10 IMDB

A biographical short film on the famous rifleman, Timothy Murphy at the Battle of Blemis Heights during the American Revolutionary War

Starring: Aaron de Vasquez, Richard E. Vernon, Travis Bingham, Rupert Henry Smith, Finley Jones, St. John West, Marius Clarke, James Askrigg, Elliott Wykeham, Peter Buys ..
Directed by: Fergus Smith, Gray Crowther-Burton
Release date: 2020-11-26
Best War Movies of 2020 : The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

0.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Ben Gilbert ..
Directed by: Ben Gilbert
Release date: 2020-11-26
Best War Movies of 2020 : Allied Forces: Making 1917

Allied Forces: Making 1917

0.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Sam Mendes, Krysty Wilson-Cairns, Pippa Harris, Dennis Gassner, Roger Deakins, Thomas Newman, Charlie Rizek, George MacKay, Pete Cavaciuti, Dean-Charles Chapman ..
Directed by: Laurent Bouzereau
Release date: 2020-03-24

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