Best War Movies of This Year (So Far)

1.

Midway

5.3
6.9/10 IMDB

The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.

Starring: Luke Evans, Aaron Eckhart, Woody Harrelson, Patrick Wilson, Mandy Moore, Tadanobu Asano, Jun Kunimura, Nick Jonas, Etsushi Toyokawa, Dennis Quaid ..
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Release date: 2019-11-06
2.

The King

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton, Robert Pattinson, Ben Mendelsohn, Lily-Rose Depp, Tom Glynn-Carney, Sean Harris, Dean-Charles Chapman, Thomasin McKenzie, Edward Ashley ..
Directed by: David Michôd
Release date: 2019-10-11
3.

Jojo Rabbit

5.0
8.1/10 IMDB

A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

Starring: Roman Griffin Davis, Taika Waititi, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson, Alfie Allen, Stephen Merchant, Luke Brandon Field, Joe Weintraub ..
Directed by: Taika Waititi
Release date: 2019-10-18
4.

Tolkien

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

England, early 20th century. The future writer and philologist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) and three of his schoolmates create a strong bond between them as they share the same passion for literature and art, a true fellowship that strengthens as they grow up, but the outbreak of World War I threatens to shatter it.

Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Genevieve O'Reilly, Colm Meaney, Tom Glynn-Carney, Craig Roberts, Anthony Boyle, Patrick Gibson, Laura Donnelly, Derek Jacobi ..
Directed by: Dome Karukoski
Release date: 2019-05-03
5.

The Aftermath

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

In the aftermath of World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German widower who lives with them.

Starring: Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgård, Jason Clarke, Alexander Scheer, Fionn O'Shea, Frederick Preston, Joseph Arkley, Kate Phillips, Tom Bell, Martin Compston ..
Directed by: James Kent
Release date: 2019-03-01
6.

Mosul

4.4
9.1/10 IMDB

The gritty, thrilling story of local militias and uneasy allies who banded together to liberate Iraq's second-largest city of 1.3 million people from ISIS in 2017.

Starring: Ali Maula ..
Directed by: Dan Gabriel
Release date: 2019-05-14
7.

A Hidden Life

4.1
7.6/10 IMDB

The Austrian Blessed Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

Starring: August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Matthias Schoenaerts, Bruno Ganz, Jürgen Prochnow, Alexander Fehling, Max Mauff, Martin Wuttke, Tobias Moretti, Karl Markovics ..
Directed by: Terrence Malick
Release date: 2019-12-11
8.

Official Secrets

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

The true story of British intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun who—prior to the 2003 Iraq invasion—leaked a top-secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spying operation against members of the UN Security Council. The memo proposed blackmailing member states into voting for war.

Starring: Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Matt Smith, Ralph Fiennes, Indira Varma, Rhys Ifans, MyAnna Buring, Tamsin Greig, Conleth Hill, Hattie Morahan ..
Directed by: Gavin Hood
Release date: 2019-08-30
9.

Jarhead: Law of Return

3.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Major Ronan Jackson (Devon Sawa), an accomplished fighter pilot for the Israel Defense Forces and son of a U.S. Senator (Robert Patrick), is shot down while flying through Syrian airspace. After miraculously surviving the crash, Jackson is taken captive by a group of Hezbollah militiamen. A gripping and powerful story packed with hard-hitting action, Jarhead: Law of Return follows a squad of elite soldiers, led by Gunnery Sergeant Dave Torres (Amaury Nolasco), as they risk their own lives in the hopes of saving an ally they've never met.

Starring: Yael Eitan, Nicholas Aaron, Shanti Ashanti, Ben Cross, Tsahi Halevi, Amaury Nolasco, Robert Patrick, Jeff Pierre, Udi Razzin, Devon Sawa ..
Directed by: Don Michael Paul
Release date: 2019-10-01
10.

Mosul

3.2
8.6/10 IMDB

When ISIS took their homes, families and city, one group of men fought to take it all back. Based on true events, this is the story of the Nineveh SWAT team, a renegade police unit who waged a guerrilla operation against ISIS in a desperate struggle to save their home city of Mosul.

Starring: Suhail Dabbach, Adam Bessa, Is’Haq Elias, Waleed Elgadi, Hayat Kamille, Mohimen Mahbuba ..
Directed by: Matthew Michael Carnahan
Release date: 2019-09-04

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